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Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Diego, CA, January 69, 2002
Meeting #973
Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
Friday January 4, 2002

Friday January 4, 2002, 9:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Symbolic Dynamics
Organizers:
Susan G. Williams, University of South Alabama

7:30 a.m.
Registration

9:00 a.m.
Introduction to Symbolic Dynamics.
Susan Williams*, University of South Alabama

10:15 a.m.
Break

10:45 a.m.
Combining Modulation Codes and ErrorCorrection Codes.
Brian Marcus*, IBM Almaden Research Center

2:00 p.m.
Complex Dynamics and Symbolic Dynamics.
Robert L. Devaney*, Boston University

3:15 p.m.
Break

3:45 p.m.
Discussion

Friday January 4, 2002, 9:00 a.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Short Course on A Sampler of Applications of Graph Theory
Organizers:
Fred S. Roberts, Rutgers University

7:30 a.m.
Registration.

9:00 a.m.
A sampler of applications of Graph Theory.
Fred S. Roberts*, Rutgers University

11:00 a.m.
Applications to statistical physics.
Peter Winkler*, Bell Labs

2:15 p.m.
Applications of graph theory to molecular biology.
R. Ravi*, Carnegie Mellon University

4:00 p.m.
Graphs in the theory of location of facilities.
K. Brooks Reid*, California State University, San Marcos
Saturday January 5, 2002

Saturday January 5, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part A
Using interactive labs to explore abstract algebra topics.
Organizers:
Allen C. Hibbard, Central College
Kenneth M. Levasseur, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Saturday January 5, 2002, 8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Board of Governors

Saturday January 5, 2002, 9:00 a.m.4:45 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Symbolic Dynamics
Organizers:
Susan G. Williams, University of South Alabama

9:00 a.m.
MultiDimensional Symbolic Dynamics.
Douglas L. Lind*, University of Washington

10:15 a.m.
Break

10:45 a.m.
Symbolic Dynamics and Tilings of $R^d$.
E. Arthur Robinson*, George Washington University

2:00 p.m.
Strong shift Equivalence and Positive Algebraic KTheory.
J. B. Wagoner*, University of California, Berkeley

3:15 p.m.
Break

3:45 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday January 5, 2002, 9:00 a.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Short Course on A Sampler of Applications of Graph Theory
Organizers:
Fred S. Roberts, Rutgers University

9:00 a.m.
Graph structure on the World Wide Web.
Sridhar Rajagopalan*, IBM Almaden

11:00 a.m.
Applications to network visualization.
Nathaniel Dean*, Rice University

2:00 p.m.
Graph theory and social networks.
Fred S. Roberts*, Rutgers University

Saturday January 5, 2002, 10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part A
Mathematical algorithms, models, and graphic representations using spreadsheets.
Organizers:
Robert S. Smith, Miami University
Deane E. Arganbright, University of Tennessee at Martin
Erich Neuwirth, University of Vienna

Saturday January 5, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part B
Using interactive labs to explore abstract algebra topics.
Organizers:
Allen C. Hibbard, Central College
Kenneth M. Levasseur, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Saturday January 5, 2002, 2:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Council

Saturday January 5, 2002, 3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Saturday January 5, 2002, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part B
Mathematical algorithms, models, and graphic representations using spreadsheets.
Organizers:
Robert S. Smith, Miami University
Deane E. Arganbright, University of Tennessee at Martin
Erich Neuwirth, University of Vienna
Sunday January 6, 2002

Sunday January 6, 2002, 7:00 a.m.7:45 a.m.
Ecumenical Christian Worship Service

Sunday January 6, 2002, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Sunday January 6, 2002, 7:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Employment Center
Registration, orientation, and interview center (see article for specific hours.

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:20 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 D. Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara

8:00 a.m.
International Aspects of Mathematics Education.
Deborah Hughes Hallett*, University of Arizona
(97397983)

8:30 a.m.
Japanese High Schools.
Kazuko I West*, Teachers College, Columbia University
(973971106)

9:00 a.m.
A CrossNational Comparison of Curriculum Variables in School Mathematics Achievement.
Curtis C McKnight*, University of Oklahoma
(973971032)

9:30 a.m.
Mathematics Education Around the World: Bridging Policy and Practice.
Gail Burrill*, Michigan State University
Joan FerriniMundy, Michigan State University
(973971293)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Set Theory and Classification Problems, I
Organizers:
Simon R. Thomas, Rutgers University sthomas@math.rutgers.edu

8:00 a.m.
Break

8:30 a.m.
Some new results concerning forcing with measure algebras.
James Hirschorn*, University of Helsinki
(97303777)

9:00 a.m.
On Borel and Dual Borel Conjecture.
Tomek Bartoszynski*, Boise State University
(97303722)

9:30 a.m.
The Strength of the Continuum Hypothesis in Topology.
Todd Eisworth*, University of Northern Iowa
(97303651)

10:00 a.m.
Bounding by canonical functions, with CH.
Paul B Larson*, Univerity of Toronto
Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University
(97303775)

10:30 a.m.
Large Creatures.
Andrzej Roslanowski*, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Saharon Shelah, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(97303782)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Symbolic Dynamics, I
Organizers:
Aimee S. A. Johnson, Swarthmore College aimee@swarthmore.edu
Kathleen M. Madden, Drew University kmadden@drew.edu

8:00 a.m.
Some open problems in exponential symbolic dynamics.
Robert L Devaney*, Boston University
(97337278)

8:30 a.m.
Entropy of skew products with commuting group automorphisms.
Douglas Lind*, University of Washington
Manfred Einsiedler, Pennsylvania State University
(97337987)

9:00 a.m.
Automorphisms of ordered shifts.
William Geller*, IUPUI
Michal Misiurewicz, IUPUI
(973371443)

9:30 a.m.
Cantor Sets which are Minimal Sets.
Bill Basener*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(97337719)

10:00 a.m.
Break.

10:30 a.m.
Symmetries of Shifts of Finite Type.
Daniel S Silver, University of South Alabama
Susan G Williams*, University of South Alabama
(973371369)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I
Organizers:
Paul C. Roberts, University of Utah roberts@math.utah.edu
Anurag K. Singh, University of Utah singh@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
Remarks on bounding local cohomology of Frobenius powers of ideals.
Ian M Aberbach*, University of Missouri
(973131342)

8:30 a.m.
Frobenius action on local cohomology modules.
Florian Enescu*, University of Utah
(973131119)

9:00 a.m.
Tight closure and linkage classes in Gorenstein rings.
Adela N Vraciu*, University of Kansas
(97313690)

9:30 a.m.
Break.

10:00 a.m.
Break.

10:30 a.m.
Limit HilbertKunz Multiplicities.
Claudia Miller*, University of Toronto
Anurag K Singh, University of Utah
(973131356)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computability Theory with Applications, I
Organizers:
Douglas Cenzer, University of Florida cenzer@math.ufl.edu
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California San Diego jremmel@ucsd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Invariance and Noninvariance in the Lattice of $\Pi_1^0$ Classes.
Peter A Cholak, University of Notre Dame
Rod G Downey*, Victoria University, NZ
(97303945)

8:30 a.m.
A Decision Procedure for the $AE$theory of the Lattice of $\Pi^0_1$ Classes.
Linda Lawton*, Western Illinois University
(973031208)

9:00 a.m.
Definability and structural properties for the lattice of $Pi^0_1$classes.
Andr\'e Nies*, University of Chicago
(973031385)

9:30 a.m.
The Lattice of $\Pi^0_1$ Classes.
Douglas Cenzer, University of Florida
Farzan Riazati*, Savannah College of Art and Design
(97303742)

10:00 a.m.
Medevev degrees of $\Pi^0_1$ classes are dense.
Douglas A Cenzer, University of Florida
Peter G Hinman*, University of Michigan
(97303821)

10:30 a.m.
Computability of the Common Derivation in Locally Determined Logic Programs.
Amy K. C. S. Vanderbilt*, Xavier University
(97303929)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractal Geometry and Applications: A Jubilee of Benoit Mandelbrot, I
Organizers:
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuysen, Rutgers University machiel@math.rutgers.edu

8:00 a.m.
The wavelet formalism for multifractal analysis.
Jes\'us Ur{\'\i}as*, IICOUASLP
Salom\'e J Murgu{\'\i}a, IICOUASLP
(973371154)

8:30 a.m.
Multifractal products of poissonian random weights.
Julien Barral*, I.N.R.I.A.
(973601480)

9:00 a.m.
Directional entropy and complexity in lattice dynamical systems.
Valentin S Afraimovich*, IICOUASLP
(973371140)

9:30 a.m.
Multifractal Rigidity: More Questions Than Answers.
Yakov B Pesin*, Pennsylvania State University
(973371239)

10:00 a.m.
Graph Directed Markovian Systems.
Daniel R Mauldin*, University of North Texas
Mariusz Urbanski, University of North Texas
(973371133)

10:30 a.m.
The role of the Mandelbrot set in complex dynamics.
Mitsuhiro Shishikura*, Kyoto University
(973371273)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Graph Theory, I
Organizers:
Andre Kundgen, California State University, San Marcos akundgen@csusm.edu
K. Brooks Reid, California State University, San Marcos breid@csusm.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Relaxed Game Chromatic Number of Graphs.
Charles Dunn, Arizona State University
H. A Kierstead*, Arizona State University
(973051194)

8:30 a.m.
The Relaxed Game Chromatic Index of $k$degenerate Graphs.
Charles L Dunn*, Arizona State University
(97305175)

9:00 a.m.
Splittable colorings.
Radhika Ramamurthi*, University of California at San Diego
Zoltan Furedi, University of Illinois / Renyi Institute
Andre Kundgen, California State University at San Marcos
(973051057)

9:30 a.m.
On AntiRamsey numbers of graphs.
Maria Axenovich*, Iowa State University
(97305892)

10:00 a.m.
Constrained Ramsey numbers of graphs.
Tao Jiang*, Miami University (Ohio)
(97305859)

10:30 a.m.
Pattern Ramsey Numbers.
Robert E Jamison, Clemson University
Douglas B West*, University of Illinois
(973051236)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology, I
Organizers:
Tim D. Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu

8:00 a.m.
3Manifolds, tangles and persistent invariants.
Jozef H Przytycki, The George Washington University
Daniel S Silver*, University of South Alabama
Susan G Williams, University of South Alabama
(9735794)

8:30 a.m.
Distance $\ge 3$ Heegaard splittings.
John P Hempel*, Rice University
(973571366)

9:00 a.m.
On Injective Homomorphisms of Mapping Class Groups.
Elmas Irmak*, Michigan State University
(973571372)

9:30 a.m.
Topological Symmetry Groups of Graphs Embedded in $S^{3}$.
Erica L Flapan*, Pomona College
(97357716)

10:00 a.m.
Seifert Surfaces for Graphs, Planarity, and Associated Links.
Simrat M Ghuman*, New York City Technical College, CUNY
(97357902)

10:30 a.m.
One relator 3orbifolds.
James D Borkowski*, University of Tennessee
(973571316)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part A
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Stephen G. Hartke, Rutgers University

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers.
Organizers:
Ralph P. Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Modeling and Simulation for Thin Films
Organizers:
Russel Caflisch, University of California Los Angeles caflisch@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Connecting Ab Inito and Kinetic Models: Simulation of the Equilibrium and Growth Kinetics of IIIV Semiconductor Surfaces.
Mark F Gyure, HRL Laboratories
Frank Grosse*, HRL Laboratories
(973821486)

8:35 a.m.
Kinetic MonteCarlo simulations and approximations.
Tim P Schulze*, University of Tennessee
(973821474)

9:10 a.m.
Atomistic Theory of Elasticity for Epitaxial Systems.
Cameron R Connell*, UCLA
Russel E Caflisch, UCLA
(973741478)

9:45 a.m.
Morphological stability of strained alloy film growth.
Brian J Spencer*, University at Buffalo
(973741476)

10:20 a.m.
Feedback Control of Plasma Etching of Silicon Nitride Thin Films.
I. G Rosen*, Department of Mathematics/University of Southern California
Baris Fidan, Department of EESystems/University of Southern California
(973931484)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on History of Mathematics in the Second Millennium, I
Organizers:
Janet L. Beery, University of Redlands beery@uor.edu
C. Edward Sandifer, Western Connecticut State University

8:00 a.m.
Welcome.

8:05 a.m.
Euler and the Greatest Homework Ever?
Edward Sandifer*, Western Connecticut State U
(973A1468)

8:30 a.m.
The Quadrature of Lunes, from Hippocrates to Euler.
Stacy G Langton*, University of San Diego
(973A1551)

8:55 a.m.
Johan Hudde's "Epistola secunda de maximis et minimis": Maxima and minima, including an early version of the quotient rule, before Newton and Leibniz.
Daniel J Curtin*, Northern Kentucky University
(973A1724)

9:20 a.m.
Three Examples of Mathematical Reasoning from the Printed Works of Mexico in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.
Bruce S. Burdick*, Roger Williams University
(973A1609)

9:45 a.m.
Tools of American Mathematics Teaching, 18202000.
Peggy Aldrich Kidwell*, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
(973A1364)

10:10 a.m.
Robert MurphyCork, Cambridge, London.
Patricia R Allaire*, Queensborough Community College, CUNY
(973A1224)

10:35 a.m.
Views of the real numbers and continuum.
Joanne E Snow*, Saint Mary's College
(973A1864)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Courses for Teachers, K12, I
Organizers:
Ira J. Papick, University of Missouri, Columbia mathip@showme.missouri.edu
Duane Porter, University of Wyoming
Diane M. Spresser, National Science Foundation

8:00 a.m.
Improving Mathematical Content Knowledge for the Elementary or Alternatively Certified Middle School Teacher.
Linda K Griffith*, Univeristy of Central Arkansas
Jean J McGehee, University of Central Arkansas
(973B1494)

8:20 a.m.
Math ADEPT: A Program for Middle School Inservice Mathematics Teachers.
Homer W Austin*, Salisbury University
Harel Barzilai, Salisbury University
(973B1305)

8:40 a.m.
Middle Grades Teachers Revisit Geometry.
Judy S. O'Neal*, North GA College \& State University
(973B148)

9:00 a.m.
Recruiting and Preparing Middle Grades Teachers.
David C. Carothers*, James Madison University
Jeanne Fitzgerald, James Madison University
(973B1717)

9:20 a.m.
A Professional Development Program for Strengthening Middle School Teacher Content Knowledge that Utilizes the Mathematics Textbook Series from Singapore.
Richard Bisk*, Worcester State College
(973B1557)

9:40 a.m.
Geometric Visualization in Problem Solving by Teachers of Grades 48: A Middle School/University Joint Project.
Jeanne Fitzgerald*, James Madison University
Judy B Kidd, James Madison University
(973B1507)

10:00 a.m.
Teaching Middle School Math in College: The Connected Mathematics Project as a College Curriculum for Teachers.
Susan L Addington*, University of Texas, El Paso
David Dennis, University of Texas, El Paso
(973B1620)

10:20 a.m.
Connecting with Mathematics: Content materials for inservice and preservice teachers connecting the mathematics they learn with the mathematics they teach.
Steve R Benson*, Education Development Center
(973B1527)

10:40 a.m.
Better Preparation in Mathematics Courses for Teaching Standardsbased Middle School Mathematics.
John K Beem*, University of MissouriColumbia
Ira J Papick, University of MissouriColumbia
(973B1123)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Integrating Mathematics and Other Disciplines, I
Organizers:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona, Tucson wmc@math.arizona.edu
Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona, Tucson
Yajun Yang, SUNY at Farmingdale

8:00 a.m.
Mathematics for Health Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Prescription for Student Success.
Fred Peskoff*, Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
(973C1626)

8:15 a.m.
An Introductory Modeling Course on Sustainability.
F\"{u}sun Akman*, Coastal Carolina University
(973C1646)

8:30 a.m.
Teaching an Interdisciplinary Math & Biology course.
Janet L Andersen*, Hope College
(973C11143)

8:45 a.m.
Biology applications for an applied calculus course.
Raymond N Greenwell*, Hofstra University
Nathan P Ritchey, Youngstown State University
(973C1171)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematics and Mendelian Genetics.
Steven E Blasberg*, West Valley College
(973C1579)

9:15 a.m.
What should we teach in the course "Discrete Mathematical Stuctures"?
Niandong Shi*, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
(973C1581)

9:30 a.m.
Developing a Computational Science Curriculum: A progress Report.
Ignatios E Vakalis*, Capital University
(973C1338)

9:45 a.m.
ICE  The Integrated Curriculum in Engineering Part I Applications from Physics and Engineering in the Calculus.
John R Watret*, EmbryRiddle University
Charles J Martin, EmbryRiddle University
James Ladesic, EmbryRiddle University
Robert Brown, EmbryRiddle University
(973C1532)

10:00 a.m.
Connecting Differential Equations to a Freshman and Sophomore Integrated Engineering Curriculum.
Bernd S.W. Schroeder*, Louisiana Tech University
(973C197)

10:15 a.m.
Combining Java Programming and Differential Equations.
Garrett D Heath*, U.S. Military Academy
(973C11460)

10:30 a.m.
Linear Algebra and Digital Image Processing.
Mohamed Allali*, Chapman University
(973C1528)

10:45 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling as a Thread.
Richard D West*, Francis Marion University
(973C1439)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Uses of the World Wide Web in Teaching Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University mbessma@ju.edu
Marcia Birken, Rochester Institute of Technology
Lawrence S. Husch, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Brian E. Smith, McGill University

8:00 a.m.
How a simple website can greatly improve your math courses.
Jeffrey J Feuer*, Coastal Carolina University
(973D1984)

8:20 a.m.
Math in the News.
Barry Brunson*, Western Kentucky University
(973D1522)

8:40 a.m.
Developing Effective Course Web Pages for Undergraduate Mathematics Courses For NonMajors.
Cathy M Frey*, Norwich University
Gerard T LaVarnway, Norwich University
(973D1274)

9:00 a.m.
Webbased, problemsolving tutorials as part of a structured study program for calculus.
Al Shenk*, UCSD
(973D1444)

9:20 a.m.
Writing Mathlets: A Call To Math Professionals.
Thomas E Leathrum*, Jacksonville State Univ.
(973D1580)

9:40 a.m.
Using JAVA Applets to Teach Probability, Geometry, Function and Number Concepts.
Holly P Hirst*, Appalachian State University
(973D1402)

10:00 a.m.
Integrated and interactive web based modules for multivariable calculus.
Revathi Narasimhan*, Kean University
(973D1312)

10:20 a.m.
An Online Multivariable Calculus Textbook.
Jeff R Knisley*, East Tennessee State University
(973D1451)

10:40 a.m.
Java Applets: A Transformation for Mathematics.
Garrett D Heath*, United States Military Academy
(973D1572)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, I
Organizers:
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University, San Bernardino mcmurran@math.csusb.edu
Laura Wallace, California State University, San Bernardino
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College

8:00 a.m.
The use of Poster Sessions in Liberal Arts Mathematics (and other) Courses.
Edwin P Herman*, University of St. Thomas
(973T1587)

8:20 a.m.
Using Journals in a Liberal Arts Mathematics Class.
Mark A Mills*, Central College
(973T1435)

8:40 a.m.
Dances with NCATE or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Rubric.
David E. Boliver*, University of Central Oklahoma
(973T1475)

9:00 a.m.
Opening the Classroom Door  Experiences in Distance Learning.
Mary Ellen Davis, Georgia Perimeter College
Virginia W Parks*, Georgia Perimeter College
(973T1481)

9:20 a.m.
Integrated Calculus: Combining calculus, precalculus, and algebra in one course to effectively train math and science majors.
Laura A Taalman*, James Madison University
(973T1277)

9:40 a.m.
Calculus Reform Through Lesson Study: Importance, Development and Implementation.
Kendra S Killpatrick*, Colorado State University
Anamaria Dent, Colorado State University
Julia Walters, Diablo Valley College
(973T1710)

10:00 a.m.
Elliptic Curve Cryptography with Maple and Java (Preliminary Report).
Richard E Klima*, State University of New York at Oswego
(973T1421)

10:20 a.m.
Reflecting Projectiles: Constructing a "Mirror" for a Bouncing Ball.
Darryl K Nester*, Bluffton College
(973T1453)

10:40 a.m.
A MetaAnalysis of the Effects of Calculators on Students in Precollege Mathematics Classes.
Aimee J Ellington*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(973T1394)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Chaos, Stability, and Asymptotics in Difference Equations, I
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu
Donald A. Lutz, San Diego State University lutz@math.sdsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
On The Global Character of y[n+1]=(py[n1]+y[n2k])/(q + y[n2k]) where p and q are positive real numbers and k is a nonnegative integer.
Edward A Grove, University of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Mihaela Predescu, University of Rhode Island
Michael A Radin*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(97339184)

9:00 a.m.
On the recursive sequence x(n+1)=p+x(nk)/x(n).
Witold A Kosmala*, Appalachian State University
Richard DeVault, Northwestern State University
Candace M Kent, Virginia Commonwealth University
(9733993)

9:30 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior of solutions of $x_{n+1} = p + \frac{x_{n1}}{x_{n}}$.
Richard DeVault*, Northwestern State University of LA
Elias Camouzis, American College of Greece
(9733951)

10:00 a.m.
Effects of education or/and vaccination or/and treatment on HIV transmission in homosexuals with genetic heterogeneity.
Sara Y Del Valle*, MTBI Cornell University
Arlene Evangelista, MTBI Cornell University
Maria Cristina VelazcoNarvaez, MTBI Cornell University
(973921489)

10:30 a.m.
A Reduction Principle of Difference Equations.
Zhivko S Athanassov*, Institute of Mathematics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(97339916)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic Partial Differential Equations, I
Organizers:
Maya Chhetri, University of North Carolina at Greensboro maya@uncg.edu
Jon T. Jacobsen, Pennsylvania State University jacobsen@math.psu.edu

8:30 a.m.
A numerical investigation of bifurcation and nodal structure for an elliptic system with triple well potential.
John M Neuberger*, Northern Arizona University
Dennis R Rice, Northern Arizona University
(973351086)

9:00 a.m.
An exact multiplicity result for positive solutions of semilinear elliptic Dirichlet problems.
Moxun Tang*, Michigan State University
(97335218)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion

10:00 a.m.
Singular nonlinear PDE and special functions.
Victor L. Shapiro*, University of California, Riverside
(97335213)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Computation and Information, I
Organizers:
Philip L. Bowers, Florida State University bowers@math.fsu.edu
Washington Mio, Florida State University mio@math.fsu.edu
John Preskill, California Institute of Technology preskill@theory.caltech.edu

8:30 a.m.
Break.

9:00 a.m.
Entanglement of two, three and four qubits.
Guifre Vidal*, University of Innsbruck, Austria
(973811271)

9:30 a.m.
Quantum Data Hiding.
David P. DiVincenzo*, IBM
Debbie Leung, IBM
Barbara M Terhal, IBM
(97381415)

10:00 a.m.
Tentative title: The nonabelian hidden subgroup problem.
Leonard J Schulman*, Caltech
(973681445)

10:30 a.m.
Efficient Quantum Algorithms for the Hidden Shift Problem.
Wim van Dam*, UC Berkeley / MSRI / HewlettPackard
Sean Hallgren, Caltech
Lawrence Ip, UC Berkeley
(973681431)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on History and Logic

8:30 a.m.
Kashani's fundamental theorem.
Mohammad K Azarian*, University of Evansville
(9730186)

8:45 a.m.
The Historical Perspective on Mathematics as Art and/or Science.
G. Arthur Mihram*, Princeton, NJ
Danielle Mihram, University of Southern California
(97301137)

9:00 a.m.
Ulughbek the great mathematician and astronomer of the XIVth century.
Burkhon I Ochilov*, Samarkand Agricultural Institute
(97301392)

9:15 a.m.
Poincare's Role in the Cration of the Theory of Functions of Several Complex Variables.
John A Synowiec*, Indiana University Northwest
(97301831)

9:30 a.m.
Cyclic Distribution: Voter's Paradox in 3valued Logic.
Nathaniel S Hellerstein*, City College of San Francisco
(97303961)

9:45 a.m.
Cardinal arithmetic and embedding subgroups into $\mathbb{Z}^\omega$.
Moses G Klein*, Lawrence University
(97303985)

10:00 a.m.
Break.

10:15 a.m.
More Undecidable Lattices of Steinitz Exchange Systems.
Lisa R Galminas*, Northewestern State University of LA
John W Rosenthal, Ithaca College
(973031414)

10:30 a.m.
On the Storage Capacity of Fuzzy Bidirectional Associate Memories.
Zhong L Xu*, University of Texas at Brownsville
(97303976)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Lattice Theory

8:30 a.m.
On the Enumeration of Equivalent Lattice Paths.
Rick Gillman*, Valparaiso University
(97306125)

8:45 a.m.
Commutative Cancellative Residuated Lattices.
James A Cole*, Vanderbilt University
(973061453)

9:00 a.m.
Partitioning the Boolean lattice into a minimal number of chains of relatively uniform size.
Tim Hsu, San Jose State University
Mark J Logan*, Pomona College
Shahriar Shahriari, Pomona College
Christopher Towse, Scripps College
(973061329)

9:15 a.m.
Lattice Geometry and Linear Code Constructions.
Marcus Greferath*, San Diego State University
(973051261)

9:30 a.m.
Posets and totally nonnegative matrices.
Mark Skandera*, University of Michigan
(973061169)

9:45 a.m.
The typeset of a variety is not computable.
Ralph McKenzie, Vanderbilt University
Japheth Wood*, University of Louisville
(973061108)

10:00 a.m.
Extension theory for infinite lattices.
George Gr\"atzer*, University of Manitoba
Matthew Greenberg, University of Manitoba
(97306687)

10:15 a.m.
Extended Ockham Algebras.
Jie Fang*, University of Los Andes
Tom S Blyth, University of St. Andrews
(97306209)

10:30 a.m.
How small posets and algebras on the web produced uncountably many minimal varieties of residuated lattices.
Peter Jipsen*, Vanderbilt University
(97306165)

10:45 a.m.
Connections between Formal Concept Analysis and Classification Theory.
Lance Miller, NMSU
Alex J Pogel*, NMSU
Stefan E Schmidt, NMSU
(97394160)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, I

8:30 a.m.
Congruence Restricted Modular Forms.
Kurt E Ludwick*, Salisbury University
(97311431)

8:45 a.m.
On the Solitary Galois Extensions of Algebraic Number Fields.
Leonid Stern*, Towson University
(97311443)

9:00 a.m.
On the Rank of Apparition of Certain Classifications of Primes in the Fibonacci Sequence.
John H. Jaroma*, Lake Superior State University
(97311668)

9:15 a.m.
A generalized abcconjecture over function fields.
Peichu Hu, Shandong University
Chungchun Yang*, The Hong Kong Univ. of Sci.&Tech.
(97311788)

9:30 a.m.
On $S_{k,d}$ Sets.
Megan M Foster*, Alma College
Aklilu Zeleke, Alma College
(97311873)

9:45 a.m.
Maximum LCM Partitions: Part I.
Jonathan Bigler*, Shippensburg University
Lenny Jones, Shippensburg University
(97311919)

10:00 a.m.
Maximum LCM Partitions: Part II.
Tim Ferguson*, Linganore High School
Lenny Jones, Shippensburg University
(97311934)

10:15 a.m.
Additive and Multiplicative 4x4 Magic Squares.
Carl A Libis*, Assumption College
(97311964)

10:30 a.m.
Annihilating Theorems in the Witt Ring.
Thomas C Palfrey*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(97311419)

10:45 a.m.
A new proof of an identity concerning Ramanujan's tau function.
Neville Robbins*, San Francisco State University
(97311363)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Optimization for Modeling and Simulation: Theory Versus Practice
Organizers:
Juan C. Meza, Sandia National Laboratories meza@ca.sandia.gov
Tammy Kolda, Sandia National Laboratories

8:30 a.m.
Some Optimization Challenges in the Oil and Gas Industry.
Amr S ElBakry*, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
(973491193)

9:00 a.m.
A Comparison of Interior Point and SQP Methods on Optimal Control Problems.
Joerg M Gablonsky*, The Boeing Company
John T Betts, The Boeing Company
(973651213)

9:30 a.m.
LagrangeNewtonKrylov Methods and Applications to the Optimal Control of NavierStokes equations.
George Biros*, Courant Institute
Omar Ghattas, Carnegie Mellon University
(973491158)

10:00 a.m.
Minimization Techniques in Computational Molecular Biology.
Leticia Velazquez*, University of Texas at El Paso
(97349467)

10:30 a.m.
Choosing Effective Search Strategies for Parallel Optimization Methods.
Juan Meza*, Sandia National Laboratories
Patricia Hough, Sandia National Laboratories
(973651204)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis and Application of Quasilinear Partial Differential Equations, I
Organizers:
Sun\v{c}ica \v Cani\' c, University of Houston canic@math.uh.edu
Eun Heui Kim, California State University, Long Beach ekim4@csulb.edu

9:00 a.m.
Nonlocal problems for quasilinear parabolic equations.
Gary M. Lieberman*, Iowa State University
(97335841)

9:30 a.m.
Transonic Shocks for Steady Potential Flows and Free Boundary Problems I.
GuiQiang G Chen*, Northwestern University
Mikhail Feldman, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(973351234)

10:00 a.m.
Transonic shocks for steady potential flows and free boundary problems II.
GuiQiang Chen, Northwestern University
Mikhail Feldman*, University of WisconsinMadison
(97335357)

10:30 a.m.
Subsonic solutions for the pressuregradient equation.
Kyungwoo Song, Indiana University
Yuxi Zheng*, Penn State University
(973351341)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
Optimal use of technology in teaching geometry at the collegeuniversity level.
Organizers:
Subhash C. Saxena, Coastal Carolina University
Nick Jackiw, Key Curriculum Press

Sunday January 6, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
AP calculus: Bridges and bumps between school and college.
Organizers:
Judith E. Broadwin, The College Board
Susan Kornstein, The College Board
Panelists:
Ray Cannon, Baylor University
Thomas P. Dick, Oregon State University
Bernard L. Madison, MAA
Lawrence H. Riddle, Agnes Scott College
Jane L. Wortman, Beverly Hills High School
Judith E. Broadwin,
Susan Kornstein,

Sunday January 6, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Committee on TwoYear Colleges Panel Discussion
Teaching at twoyear colleges: Rewards, research, resources, and recommendations.
Organizers:
Jay A. Malmstrom, Oklahoma City Community College
Janet P. Ray, Seattle Central Community College
Panelists:
Susan S. Wood, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Curtis C. McKnight, University of Oklahoma
Sandy Gokey, Greenfield Community College
Stephen B. Rodi, Austin Community College
Moderators:
Jay A. Malmstrom,

Sunday January 6, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics Panel Discussion
A new CUPM curriculum guide.
Organizers:
Harriet S. Pollatsek, Mount Holyoke College

Sunday January 6, 2002, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Retiring Presidential Address
Reflections on the future of mathematics.
Felix E. Browder*, Rutgers University
(9730009)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Helicity of vector fields in geometry, biology, and plasma physics.
Dennis DeTurck*, University of Pennsylvania
Jason Cantarella, University of Georgia
Herman Gluck, University of Pennsylvania
(9735313)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Book Sales and Exhibits

Sunday January 6, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
Entropy Methods for Partial Differential Equations: Entropy, equilibrium, and irreversibility.
Lawrence Craig Evans*, University of California Berkeley
(9733503)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Old math, new math: Using polynomials to gain insight into the design of cryptosystems.
Susan Landau*, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
(973A034)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.5:45 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 D. Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara

2:15 p.m.
Mathematical content preparation for high school teachers.
Patrick Callahan*, University of California Office of the President
(97397878)

2:45 p.m.
The surprising mathematical depth in high school problems.
Dick Stanley*, University of California at Berkeley
(97397880)

3:15 p.m.
High school mathematics as part of a larger mathematical landscape.
Al Cuoco*, Center for Mathematics Education, EDC
(973971107)

3:45 p.m.
Some reflections on careerlong professional development for secondary math teachers.
C Herbert Clemens*, University of Utah
(97397725)

4:15 p.m.
Teaching Mathematics Horizontally and Vertically.
Paul J Sally*, University of Chicago
(973971150)

4:45 p.m.
Panel on Interpretations of Deep Understanding of High School Mathematics: Implications for Mathematics Departments.
Naomi D Fisher*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Duane A Cooper, University of Maryland
Margaret B Cozzens, Colorado Institute of Technology
(97397979)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Set Theory and Classification Problems, II
Organizers:
Simon R. Thomas, Rutgers University sthomas@math.rutgers.edu

2:15 p.m.
The Topological Vaught Conjecture.
Howard S Becker*, University of South Carolina
(97303648)

2:45 p.m.
Classifying structures with large automorphism groups.
John D Clemens*, Caltech
(97303791)

3:15 p.m.
Countable Borel Equivalence Relations.
Alexander S Kechris*, California Institute of Technology
(97303424)

3:45 p.m.
The homeomorphism problem for countable topological spaces.
Su Gao*, University of North Texas
(97303410)

4:15 p.m.
Classification of Measure Preserving Systems.
Matthew D Foreman*, UC Irvine
(97337689)

4:45 p.m.
Polish subgrous of the reals and connectedness.
Slawomir Solecki*, University of Illinois
(97303751)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Symbolic Dynamics, II
Organizers:
Aimee S. A. Johnson, Swarthmore College aimee@swarthmore.edu
Kathleen M. Madden, Drew University kmadden@drew.edu

2:15 p.m.
Tilings of 2dimensional expanding subspaces for nonPisot hyperbolic matrices.
Arthur Robinson*, George Washington University
Maki Furukado, Yokohama National Universiyty, Japan
Shunji Ito, Tsuda College, Japan
(973371123)

2:45 p.m.
When size matters: subshifts and their related tiling spaces.
Lorenzo A Sadun*, University of Texas at Austin
(97337321)

3:15 p.m.
Symmetry versus density in aperiodic tiling.
Charles Radin*, University of Texas at Austin
(97352704)

3:45 p.m.
Substitution sequences in $\mathbb Z^d$ with a nonsimple Lebesgue component in the spectrum.
Natalie Priebe Frank*, Vassar College
(973371217)

4:15 p.m.
Asymptotic orbits for primitive substitutions.
Marcy Barge, Montana State University
Beverly Diamond, College of Charleston
Charles Holton*, University of California at Berkeley
(973051455)

4:45 p.m.
Computing Entropy for TwoDimensional Tiling Systems.
Larry A. Pierce II*, Oregon State University
(97337772)

5:15 p.m.
Uniform transitivity of multidimensional shifts.
Ethan M Coven*, Wesleyan University
Natasha Jonoska, University of South Florida
(973371063)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II
Organizers:
Paul C. Roberts, University of Utah roberts@math.utah.edu
Anurag K. Singh, University of Utah singh@math.utah.edu

2:15 p.m.
New resultants and other applications of exterior algebra.
David Eisenbud*, MSRI / UC Berkeley
(973141036)

2:45 p.m.
Yoneda Ext algebras and Poincar\'e series of algebras with monomial relations.
Luchezar L Avramov*, University of Nebraska
(973131258)

3:15 p.m.
On $SC_r$modules.
Jee H Koh*, Indiana University
(973131148)

3:45 p.m.
Syzygies of SemiRegular Sequences.
Keith A Pardue*, Haverford College
Benjamin Richert, University of Michigan
(973131291)

4:15 p.m.
Integral cohomology of certain noncompact toric varieties.
Miriam Ruth Kantorovitz*, University of California, Berkeley
Eugene M Lerman, University of Illinois
(973131095)

4:45 p.m.
Stably equivalence problem.
JieTai Yu*, The University of Hong Kong
(97314170)

5:15 p.m.
Discussion

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis and Application of Quasilinear Partial Differential Equations, II
Organizers:
Sun\v{c}ica \v Cani\' c, University of Houston canic@math.uh.edu
Eun Heui Kim, California State University, Long Beach ekim4@csulb.edu

2:15 p.m.
Inverse Elasticity.
James V Ralston*, University of California at Los Angeles
Gregory Eskin, University of California at Los Angeles
(973351223)

2:45 p.m.
A Mathematical Model for the Role of Cell Signaling and Transduction in the Initiation of Angio genesis.
Howard A. Levine*, Iowa State University
Anna L Tucker, Iowa State University
Marit NilsenHamilton, Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Iowa State University
(97392316)

3:15 p.m.
Dynamic contact lines and driven thin liquid films.
Michael Shearer*, North Carolina State University
(97335937)

3:45 p.m.
Singular shock solutions of pairs of conservation laws which change type.
Michael Sever*, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
(97335348)

4:15 p.m.
Inhomogeneous boundary value problems for the threedimensional evolutionary NavierStokes equations.
A. V Fursikov, Moscow State University
M. D Gunzburger*, Iowa State University
L. S Hou, Iowa State University
(973351116)

4:45 p.m.
Finite dimensionality and regularity of attractors for 2D semilinear wave equation with nonlinear dissipation.
Irena Lasiecka, University of Virginia
Anastasia A Ruzmaikina*, University of Virginia
(97335728)

5:15 p.m.
Admissibility of of function spaces with respect to higher order differential equations.
Thanh Lan Nguyen*, Ohio University
(97334784)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Chaos, Stability, and Asymptotics in Difference Equations, II
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu
Donald A. Lutz, San Diego State University lutz@math.sdsu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Open Problems and Conjectures.
Gerasimos Ladas*, University of Rhode Island
(97339279)

2:45 p.m.
Global Asymptotic Behavior of Third Order Rational Difference Equation.
M. R.S. Kulenovic*, University of Rhode Island
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Kenn P Wilkinson, University of Rhode Island
(97339954)

3:15 p.m.
On the difference equation $\displaystyle{ y_{n+1} = \frac{ y_{n( 2k+1 )} + p } { y_{n( 2k+1 )} + qy_{ n 2l }} }$.
Edward A Grove*, University of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Lynn C McGrath, University of Rhode Island
Hamdi A ElMetwally, Mansoura University
(97339329)

3:45 p.m.
On $\displaystyle{x_{n+1}=\max\left\{\frac{A_{n}}{x_{n}},\frac{B_{n}}{x_{n1}}\right\}}$ with Arbitrary Periodic Parameters.
Candace M. Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(97339200)

4:15 p.m.
Equivalent of the Painlev\'e property for difference equations and study of their solvability.
Ovidiu Costin*, Rutgers University
(97339921)

4:45 p.m.
On a second order rational difference equation.
Hristo D. Voulov*, Southern Illinois University
(97339108)

5:15 p.m.
Periodic solutions of a difference equation with maximum.
Dimitar P. Mishev, Southern Illinois University
William T. Patula*, Southern Illinois University
Hristo D. Voulov, Southern Illinois University
(9733992)

5:45 p.m.
An Oscillation Theorem for Discrete Symplectic Systems.
Martin J Bohner*, Florida Institute of Technology
Ondrej Dosly, Masaryk University
Werner Kratz, University Ulm
(973391220)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computability Theory with Applications, II
Organizers:
Douglas Cenzer, University of Florida cenzer@math.ufl.edu
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California San Diego jremmel@ucsd.edu

2:15 p.m.
Computable models, invariants and numberings.
Serguei S Goncharov*, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia
(97303960)

2:45 p.m.
Isomorphism problems and computable classification.
Sergey S Goncharov, Novosibirsk State University
Julia F Knight*, University of Notre Dame
(97303534)

3:15 p.m.
Complexity of Diagrams of Countable Structures.
Valentina S Harizanov*, George Washington University
Julia F Knight, University of Notre Dame
Andrei S Morozov, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics
(973031248)

3:45 p.m.
Computably Categorical Trees of Finite Height I.
Steffen Lempp, University of WisconsinMadison
Charles McCoy, University of WisconsinMadison
Russell Miller*, Cornell University
Reed Solomon, University of WisconsinMadison
(973031257)

4:15 p.m.
Computably Categorical Trees of Finite Height II.
Steffen Lempp, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Charles McCoy*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Russell Miller, Cornell University
Reed Solomon, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(973031189)

4:45 p.m.
Computable choice functions for computable linear orderings.
Manuel Lerman*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Richard M Watnick, University of Connecticut, Stamford
(97303355)

5:15 p.m.
Degree Spectra of Prime Models.
Barbara F. Csima*, University of Chicago
(973031054)

5:45 p.m.
Computability, Differential Geometry, and Model Theory.
Robert I Soare*, University of Chicago
Barbara F. Csima, University of Chicago
(973031300)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractal Geometry and Applications: A Jubilee of Benoit Mandelbrot, II
Organizers:
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuysen, Rutgers University machiel@math.rutgers.edu

2:15 p.m.
Fractals and Geometric Measure Theory: Friends and Foes.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
(97328761)

2:45 p.m.
Topics in Harmonic Analysis.
Peter W Jones*, Yale University & MittagLeffler Institute
(973311487)

3:15 p.m.
The dimension of the planar Brownian frontier is 4/3.
Gregory F Lawler*, Cornell University
Oded Schramm, Microsoft
Wendelin Werner, University of Paris, Orsay
(973601104)

3:45 p.m.
Fractal Geometry of Random Fields.
Yimin Xiao*, Michigan State University
(973601004)

4:15 p.m.
Diffusion processes on fractal fields and their large deviations.
Takashi Kumagai*, Kyoto University
(97360752)

4:45 p.m.
Quasidistances, scales and Laplacians on selfsimilar sets.
Jun Kigami*, Kyoto University
(973281262)

5:15 p.m.
On the analysis on Sierpinski gaskets.
Alexander Teplyaev*, NSF/UC Riverside
(973371235)

5:45 p.m.
Distances on topological selfsimilar sets.
Atsushi Kameyama*, Osaka University
(973371100)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Graph Theory, II
Organizers:
Andre Kundgen, California State University, San Marcos akundgen@csusm.edu
K. Brooks Reid, California State University, San Marcos breid@csusm.edu

2:15 p.m.
Coloring graphs on nonorientable versus orientable surfaces.
Joan P Hutchinson*, Macalester College
Michael O Albertson, Smith College
(97305813)

2:45 p.m.
Graph Color Extensions: When Embedding Helps.
Michael O Albertson*, Smith College
Joan P Hutchinson, Macalester College
(97305753)

3:15 p.m.
Graphs minimal with respect to crossing number $k$.
Bruce Richter*, University of Waterloo
(973051426)

3:45 p.m.
Algebraic Criterion for imbedding graphs in Projective plane.
Daniel C Slilaty*, Wright State University
Lowell Abrams, The George Washington University
(973051076)

4:15 p.m.
Equitably $k$Choosable Graphs.
Michael J Pelsmajer*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexandr V Kostochka, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Douglas B West, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(973051205)

4:45 p.m.
An Upper Bound for Representations of Graphs Modulo $n$.
Darren A. Narayan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(97305159)

5:15 p.m.
Sum List Coloring Problems.
Garth T Isaak*, Lehigh University
(97305872)

5:45 p.m.
Colored and chromatic distance in graphs.
Peter J Slater*, University of Alabama at Huntsville
(973051182)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic Partial Differential Equations, II
Organizers:
Maya Chhetri, University of North Carolina at Greensboro maya@uncg.edu
Jon T. Jacobsen, Pennsylvania State University jacobsen@math.psu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Positive Steady States of an Elliptic System from Biomathematics.
Linghai John Zhang*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
(973351016)

2:45 p.m.
Diffusive Logistic Equation with Constant Yield Harvesting.
Shobha Oruganti*, Mississippi State University
Junping Shi, College of William and Mary
Ratnasingham Shivaji, Mississippi State University
(973351060)

3:15 p.m.
Travelling wave solutions for the sineGordon equation.
Pablo Padilla*, IIMASUNAM
Antonmaria Minzoni, IIMAS, UNAM
Noel Smyth, University of Edinburgh
(973351436)

3:45 p.m.
An Extension of the Regularity Theory for the MongeAmp\`ere Equation.
David A Hartenstine*, University of Utah
Cristian E Gutierrez, Temple University
(97335931)

4:15 p.m.
Existence and Behavior of Singular Solutions to Semilinear Elliptic Equations.
David L Finn*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(97335860)

4:45 p.m.
Discussion

5:15 p.m.
Sobolev Gradients and Descent Methods for Partial Differential Equations.
John W Neuberger*, University of North Texas
(97335869)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Computation and Information, II
Organizers:
Philip L. Bowers, Florida State University bowers@math.fsu.edu
Washington Mio, Florida State University mio@math.fsu.edu
John Preskill, California Institute of Technology preskill@theory.caltech.edu

2:15 p.m.
Quantum Adiabatic Evolution Versus Classical Local Search.
Edward Farhi*, MIT
Jeffrey Goldstone, MIT
Sam Gutmann, Northeastern University
(973681320)

2:45 p.m.
Topological Quantum Computation.
Zhenghan Wang*, Indiana University
(973571482)

3:15 p.m.
Encryption and authentication of quantum information.
Alain Tapp*, Montreal University
(973681475)

3:45 p.m.
On Quantum Coin Flipping.
Dorit Aharonov*, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
(973681477)

4:15 p.m.
Quantum algorithms for structured search problems.
Markus Hunziker, University of Georgia
David A Meyer*, University of California/San Diego
(973811387)

4:45 p.m.
Stabilizer codes for continuousvariable quantum information.
John Preskill*, Caltech
Jim Harrington, Caltech
(973811465)

5:15 p.m.
Discussion

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology, II
Organizers:
Tim D. Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu

2:15 p.m.
Infinitely many hyperbolic 3manifolds which contain no Reebless foliation.
Rachel Roberts*, Washington University
John Shareshian, Washington University
Melanie Stein, Trinity College
(97357384)

2:45 p.m.
There are no unexpected tunnel number one knots of genus one.
Martin G Scharlemann*, UC Santa Barbara
(97357675)

3:15 p.m.
HigherOrder Polynomial Invariants of 3Manifolds Giving Lower Bounds for the Thurston Norm.
Shelly L Harvey*, Rice University
(973571197)

3:45 p.m.
Break.

4:15 p.m.
The orbifold theorem.
Daryl Cooper*, UCSB
Craig D Hodgson, University of Melbourne
Steve P Kerckhoff, Stanford
(97357369)

4:45 p.m.
Trace fields of hyperbolic knots.
Jim E Hoste*, Pitzer College
Patrick D Shanahan, Loyola Marymount University
(97357968)

5:15 p.m.
Subgroup Separability of Amalgamated Products of Hyperbolic $3$Manifolds.
Emily Hamilton*, Emory University
(97357726)

5:45 p.m.
Abelian Subgroups of the Torelli Group.
William Vautaw*, Michigan State University
(973571010)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part A
A dynamical systems approach to the differential equations course.
Organizers:
Paul A. Blanchard, Boston University
Robert L. Devaney, Boston University

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#14: Part A
Viewing mathematics via interrelations, for undergraduate courses.
Organizers:
Simon R. Quint, Stockton College of New Jersey

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
Environmental mathematics.
Organizers:
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Probability and Statistics

2:15 p.m.
Bounds on bivariate distribution functions with given margins and measures of association.
Roger B. Nelsen*, Lewis & Clark College
Jos\'e Juan Quesada Molina, Universidad de Granada
Jos\'e Antonio Rodr\'iguez Lallena, Universidad de Almer\'ia
Manuel \'Ubeda Flores, Universidad de Almer\'ia
(97360189)

2:30 p.m.
An Algorithm for a Maintenance and Replacement Model.
Nabil Moussa*, American Univ. in Cairo
(97360195)

2:45 p.m.
Optimal stopping rules for correlated random walks with a discount.
Pieter C. Allaart*, University of North Texas
(97360268)

3:00 p.m.
Quasistationary states of Indy 500 model.
Anastasia A Ruzmaikina*, University of Virginia
Michael Aizenman, Princeton University
Pierluigi Contucci, University of Bologna
(97360597)

3:15 p.m.
Lattices with percolation thresholds and average degrees in the same order.
John C Wierman*, John Hopkins University
(97360681)

3:30 p.m.
Almost sure central limit theorems for nonlinear functionals of dependent random variables.
Khurelbaatar Gonchigdanzan*, University of Louisville
(97360684)

3:45 p.m.
Highway Relativity.
Bryan Dawson*, Union University
Troy D Riggs, Union University
(97360757)

4:00 p.m.
On the Global and Local Moduli of Continuity for Brownian Motion.
Lisa E Marano*, LaSalle University
(97360783)

4:15 p.m.
Integration by parts formulas involving conditional analytic Feynman integrals and transforms.
Seung J Chang, Dankook University
David L Skoug*, University of Nebraska
(97360942)

4:30 p.m.
Random Superposition of OnOff Processes with HeavyTailed InterRenewal Times.
David A Rolls*, Queen's University at Kingston
Glen K Takahara, Queen's University at Kingston
(973601250)

4:45 p.m.
A Semiparametric Approach to Hazard Estimation Under the KoziolGreen Model of Random Censorship.
Ke Wu*, California State University, Fresno
(97362758)

5:00 p.m.
Inferences on the reliability of a series system.
Alvard Y. Arazyan*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Nabendu Pal, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(973621045)

5:15 p.m.
Randomization techniques in fractional factorial experiments.
Matthew Koehler*, SUNYBinghamton
(973621348)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Biology, Economics, and the Social Sciences

2:15 p.m.
Actuarial and economic perspective on life insurance backdating.
James M Carson, Illinois State University
Krzysztof M Ostaszewski*, Illinois State University
(97391362)

2:30 p.m.
Separable Preferences and The Symmetric Group.
Jonathan K Hodge*, Western Michigan University
(973911302)

2:45 p.m.
A moment generating function for open population markrecapture experiments.
Patricia B Humphrey*, Georgia Southern University
(973921312)

3:00 p.m.
Hierarchical Competition in Discrete Time Models with Dispersal.
Janet A Best*, Cornell University
Carlos CastilloChavez, Cornell University
AbdulAziz Yakubu, Cornell University/Howard University
(973921364)

3:15 p.m.
Construction of Phylogenetic Trees using Latent Semantic Analysis.
Jeffery J Leader*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Gary Stuart, Indiana State University
(9739284)

3:30 p.m.
Optimal Harvesting of the Black Bear Population in the Southern Appalachians.
Rene A Salinas*, University of Tennessee
(973921298)

3:45 p.m.
Mathematical modeling of the technological processes of mixture separation.
Burkhon I Ochilov, Samarkand Agricultural Institute
Avaz Abdulazov*, Tashkent Economics College
(973701075)

4:00 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling: Dynamic Changes in the Structure of the Mackinaw Bridge.
Randall G Suggitt*, Lake Superior State University
(973001323)

4:15 p.m.
Traveling waves on eggs with small viscosity.
Mohamed Ben Hadj Rhouma*, University of Missouri, Rolla
(97392663)

4:30 p.m.
Primorials Lurking or Primes' Primorals JumpChumps ChumpChange.
Adolph Smith, ``FUZZYICS'', San Diego, CA
Edward Siegel*, ``FUZZYICS'', San Diego, CA
(97303128)

4:45 p.m.
Physics' Simple Succinct Proof of Fermat'sLastTheorem via Noether'sTheorem Translational Invariance SymmetryBreaking Caused TranslationalCurrent Divergance NonConservation.
E. I. Pi*, ``FUZZYICS'', San Diego, CA
Edward Siegel, ``FUZZYICS'', San Diego, CA
(97303126)

5:00 p.m.
Digits StatisticalCorrelations LogarithmicLaw: INVERSION to BoseEinstein QuantumStatistics, EXPANSION to Hyperbolicity Noise PowerSpectrum QuantumChaos, BoseEinstein Condensation: PHYSICS!
Marvin Antonoff, ``FUZZYICS'', San Diego, CA
Adolph Smith*, ``FUZZYICS'', San Diego, CA
Edward Siegel, ``FUZZYICS'', San Diego, CA
(97360124)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, II

2:15 p.m.
$\epsilon$constants and Orthogonal Representations.
Darren B Glass*, University of Pennsylvania
(97311966)

2:30 p.m.
Newman polynomials with prescribed vanishing and integer sets with distinct subset sums.
Peter Borwein, Simon Fraser University
Michael J Mossinghoff*, UCLA
(97311974)

2:45 p.m.
On the Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors of a Certain Matrix of Binomial Coefficients.
Curtis N Cooper*, Central Missouri State University
(97311995)

3:00 p.m.
Explicit Multiplicative Relations Between Gauss Sums.
Brian J Murray*, Louisiana State University
(973111014)

3:15 p.m.
New lower bounds for the prime divisors of odd triperfect numbers.
Douglas E Iannucci*, University of the Virgin Islands
(973111015)

3:30 p.m.
The difference between consecutive primes in an arithmetic progression.
Angel V Kumchev*, University of Toronto
(973111161)

3:45 p.m.
Break.

4:00 p.m.
Regular Quadratics in $\mathbb{F}_q[T]$.
Joseph Palen*, Millsaps College
(973111266)

4:15 p.m.
Renormalized period integrals on $GL(3)$.
Jennifer E Beineke*, Western New England College
Daniel W Bump, Stanford University
(973111314)

4:30 p.m.
Break.

5:00 p.m.
Fibinomial identities.
Jeremy A Rouse*, Harvey Mudd College
Arthur T Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College
(973051313)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Applications of Symmetry in Dynamical Systems
Organizers:
Debra K. Lewis, University of California Santa Cruz lewis@cats.ucsc.edu

2:15 p.m.
Spectral Intervals and Stability of Lyapunov Exponents.
Luca Dieci, Georgia Institute of Technology
Erik S Van Vleck*, Colorado School of Mines
(973371420)

2:45 p.m.
Geometric integration: An application in material science.
Nilima Nigam*, McGill University

3:15 p.m.
Applications of symmetric spaces and Lie triple systems in numerical analysis.
Hans MuntheKaas*, Universitet Bergen

3:45 p.m.
Break.

4:15 p.m.
Computing Statistics for Hamiltonian Systems: SymmetryConserving vs. StepandProject Methods.
Paul Frederick Tupper*, SCCM, Stanford University
(973651527)

4:45 p.m.
Stabilitypreserving bifurcations of symmetric relative equilibria.
Eric T Matsui*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(973371227)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Initiating and Sustaining Undergraduate Research Projects and Programs, I
Organizers:
John R. Swallow, Davisdon College joswallow@davidson.edu
Suzanne M. Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Daniel J. Schaal, South Dakota State University

2:15 p.m.
A One Semester Senior Seminar Experience.
Robert T Harger*, High Point University
(973E1194)

2:30 p.m.
A Capstone Experience for Mathematics Majors.
Colleen M Hoover*, Saint Mary's College
Mary K Porter, Saint Mary's College
(973E1285)

2:45 p.m.
Immersion Strategies to Start Undergraduate Research.
Roger A Simons*, Rhode Island College
(973E1629)

3:00 p.m.
Junior seminar: An undergraduate research incubator.
Jeffry L Hirst*, Appalachian State University
(973E1483)

3:15 p.m.
Break.

3:30 p.m.
When research is required of every student.
Todd Lee*, Elon University
(973E1927)

3:45 p.m.
Undergraduate Involvement in Research Opportunities at a Regional State University.
K. Renee Fister*, Murray State University
(973E1296)

4:00 p.m.
Introduction to Scientific Research: A Research Experience for Undergraduates Course.
John J Westman*, University of California, Los Angeles
(973E1344)

4:20 p.m.
Networking with Scientists.
Jean Mastrangeli*, Bryn Mawr College
(973E1711)

4:40 p.m.
Creating Undergraduate Research Projects: A case for collaboration.
Pam Crawford*, Jacksonville University
Terrance Quinn, Ohio University Southern
(973E1487)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Learning to Prove in Cooperative Learning and Technology Supported Environments
Organizers:
G. Joseph Wimbish, Huntingdon College jwimbish@huntingdon.edu
Connie M. Campbell, Millsaps College
Draga D. Vidakovic, Georgia State College

2:15 p.m.
Don't Forget the Proofs!
William T Mahavier*, Lamar University
(973F1713)

2:30 p.m.
Proofs in Collaborative Settings: Mathematics is often a team sport and never a spectator sport.
Mary T Treanor*, Valparaiso University
(973F1624)

2:45 p.m.
Computer Activities for Learning Mathematical Induction.
William E Fenton*, Bellarmine University
(973F1598)

3:00 p.m.
A LowTech Revolution in Active, Cooperative Proving.
Julian F Fleron, Westfield State College
Philip K Hotchkiss*, Westfield State College
(973F1588)

3:15 p.m.
Dynamic Visualization and Proof.
Barbara J Pence*, San Jose State Univ
(973F1320)

3:30 p.m.
From Hanoi's Tower to the Internet: A Sampler of Activities Designed to Help Students Develop Proofwriting Ability.
Teresa D Magnus*, Rivier College
(973F1569)

3:45 p.m.
A DiscoveryBased Course In Number Theory.
Jeffrey J Holt*, University of Virginia
John W Jones, Arizona State University
(973F1559)

4:00 p.m.
(Cooperative) Groups and Geometry in a Labbased Setting.
Jeff Connor*, Ohio University
Barbara Grover, Ohio University
(973F1520)

4:15 p.m.
Proof in Discrete Mathematics.
Nancy L Hagelgans*, Ursinus College
(973F1480)

4:30 p.m.
Experimenting With Classroom Formats to Encourage Problem Solving.
Eileen Fernandez*, Montclair State University
(973F1462)

4:45 p.m.
Learning Properties of Relations by Playing Cards.
Beth E Schaubroeck*, U.S. Air Force Academy
(973F1492)

5:00 p.m.
Induction: It's Only Natural.
James W Crawley*, Shippensburg University
(973F1432)

5:15 p.m.
Break.

5:30 p.m.
Learning to prove in a ProblemBased Learning environment.
Gianmario Besana*, DePaul University
Vesna Kilibarda, Indiana University Northwest
(973F1180)

5:45 p.m.
Group Exercises for Abstract Algebra.
David J Hunter*, Westmont College
(973F196)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Changing Student Views Regarding the Usefulness of Mathematics in Order to Increase the Number of Mathematics Majors
Organizers:
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College smabrouk@frc.mass.edu

2:15 p.m.
Creating a Mathematically Rich Environment.
Melinda W Certain*, University of WisconsinMadison
(973G11263)

2:35 p.m.
Recruitment of Mathematics Majors at a FourYear, Comprehensive University.
Kevin E Charlwood*, Washburn University
(973G1346)

2:55 p.m.
Retaining Math Majors at King's College.
Denise M Reboli*, King's College
(973G1221)

3:15 p.m.
An Integrated Professional Development Program For Mathematics Majors.
G. Daniel Callon*, Franklin College
(973G1493)

3:35 p.m.
Building a Mathematical Community to Strengthen an Undergraduate Mathematics Program.
Julian F Fleron*, Westfield State College
Philip K Hotchkiss, Westfield State College
(973G1594)

3:55 p.m.
Inspiring Mathematics Majors through Personal Experience.
David B. Streid*, Maharishi University of Management
(973G1589)

4:15 p.m.
Rush Hour and Dijkstra's Algorithm.
Mark Stamp*, MediaSnap, Inc.
(973G11470)

4:35 p.m.
Celebrating Mathematics at South Dakota State University.
Donna L Flint*, South Dakota State University
(973G1473)

4:55 p.m.
Panel Discussion  Creating and Maintaining Programs To Change Student Views Of Mathematics.
Sarah L Mabrouk*, Framingham State College
(973G11425)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.4:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Computational Mathematics in Linear Algebra and Differential Equations, I
Organizers:
Richard J. Marchand, SUNY at Fredonia marchand@cs.fredonia.edu
Elias Y. Deeba, University of HoustonDowntown
Timothy J. McDevitt, Millersville University

2:15 p.m.
A Model of the ActivatedSludge Process in a Natural Wastewater Treatment System.
James A Walsh*, Oberlin College
(973H143)

2:35 p.m.
Symplectic Integrators for the Undergraduate Classroom.
Frank Zizza*, University of Arizona, South
(973H1562)

2:55 p.m.
The Algebraic Connectivity of Two Trees Connected By an Edge of Infinite Weight.
Jason J Molitierno*, Sacred Heart University
(973H1393)

3:15 p.m.
Learning rules projects in linear algebra.
Elias y Deeba*, University of HoustonDowntown
Andre De Korvin, University of HoustonDowntown
(973H1389)

3:35 p.m.
Bifrcation Analysis of a Dynamical System in Linear Algebra and Differential Equations.
Douglas B Meade*, University of South Carolina
(973H1258)

3:55 p.m.
A PredatorPrey Model With a Computer Algebra System.
Mary Ann Connors*, Westfield State College
Edward A Connors, University of Massachusetts
(973H1429)

4:15 p.m.
Examples of how Symbolic, Handheld Calculators have Changed the way we Teach Differential Equations.
Kathleen Pineau*, \'Ecole de technologie sup\'erieure
Michel Beaudin, \'Ecole de technologie sup\'erieure
(973H1237)

4:35 p.m.
Projects for Numerical Investigation.
Richard D West*, Francis Marion University
(973H1448)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, II
Organizers:
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University, San Bernardino mcmurran@math.csusb.edu
Laura Wallace, California State University, San Bernardino
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College

2:15 p.m.
An Elementary Diversity Index Developed Using Taylor Series and Lagrange Multipliers.
Donald E Hooley*, Bluffton College
(973T1196)

2:35 p.m.
A Simple Proof of Rolle's Theorem for Finite Fields.
Cristina Ballantine*, Dartmouth College
Joel Roberts, Bowdoin College
(973T1234)

2:55 p.m.
Curved Asymptotes: Connecting Algebra and Calculus.
Michael J. Boss\' e, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
N. R. Nandakumar*, Delaware State University
(973T1501)

3:15 p.m.
How is the Koch Curve Like a WellWritten Paper?
Daylene Zielinski*, Bellarmine University
(973T1322)

3:35 p.m.
The Interdisciplinary Scholarship of Teaching in IUSB's Connections Program, A Learning Community.
Janet B Hall*, Indiana University South Bend
Rebecca Brittenham, Indiana University South Bend
Richard A Cook, Indiana University South Bend
Phyllis C MooreWhitesell, Indiana University South Bend
Morteza ShafiiMousavi, Indiana University South Bend
Jay Showalter, Indiana University South Bend
Kenneth A Smith, Indiana University South Bend
Connie D RuhlSmith, Bowling Green State University
Karen L White, Indiana University South Bend
(973T166)

3:55 p.m.
IUSB Connections: Promoting Retention by Addressing the Needs of Students in Developmental Mathematics and English.
Richard A Cook*, Indiana University South Bend
Rebecca Brittenham, Indiana University South Bend
Janet B Hall, Indiana University South Bend
Phyllis C MooreWhitesell, Indiana University South Bend
Morteza ShafiiMousavi, Indiana University South Bend
Jay Showalter, Indiana University South Bend
Kenneth A Smith, Indiana University South Bend
Connie D RuhlSmith, Bowling Green State University
Karen L White, Indiana University South Bend
(973T167)

4:15 p.m.
Online Mathematics Testing for Retention of Engineers.
Jerry Johnson*, University of Nevada, Reno
Jeff Mortensen, University of Nevada, Reno
Sami Fadali, University of Nevada, Reno
Jeff McGough, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
(973T1207)

4:35 p.m.
The Introduction to Fuzzy Mathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum.
Carlos C Huerta*, United States Military Academy at West Point
(973T1828)

4:55 p.m.
Gender Equity in Oklahoma.
Dana S Craig*, University of Central Oklahoma
Charlotte K Simmons, University of Central Oklahoma
(973T11030)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMSMAA Joint Presentation
Highlights from the 2000 CBMS Survey of the Mathematical Sciences.
Presenters:
David J. Lutzer, College of William and Mary
Stephen B. Rodi, Austin Community College

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.3:30 p.m.
MAAProject NExT Panel Discussion
Introduction to the hiring process: Preparation, execution, and followup.
Organizers:
SarahMarie Belcastro, University of Northern Iowa and Bowdoin College
Dusty E. Sabo, Southern Oregon University
Panelists:
Tamara B. Veenstra, University of Redlands
Carolyn Yackel, Mercer University
Dennis M. Luciano, Western New England College
Mark J. Nielsen, University of Idaho
Michael E. Boardman, Pacific University

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
NCTM's work to improve mathematics education for all students.
Organizers:
Johnny W. Lott, University of Montana
Eric Hart, Western Michigan University, Maharishi University of Management, and University of Iowa

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Session for chairs.
Organizers:
Catherine M. Murphy, Purdue University Calumet
Gerald L. Alexanderson, Santa Clara University

Sunday January 6, 2002, 2:15 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
A comprehensive departmentbased program for the preparation and professional development of graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) in mathematics.
Panelists:
Lesa L. Beverly, University of Texas at Tyler
Organizers:
Eileen T. Shugart, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Panelists:
Brian Camp, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Gregory Hartman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Abigail W. Kohler, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Dustin P. Potter, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Eileen T. Shugart,

Sunday January 6, 2002, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Sophie Germain's grand plan for proving Fermat's Last Theorem.
David J. Pengelley*, New Mexico State University
(973A035)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 3:20 p.m.4:30 p.m.
AWM Panel Discussion
Mathematics after high school: How to promote success for more.
Organizers:
Cathy Kessel,
Suzanne M. Lenhart, University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Teri Jo Murphy, University of Oklahoma
Moderators:
Teri Jo Murphy,
Bettye Anne Case, Florida State University
Panelists:
Rebecca Ambrose, San Diego State University
Melinda W. Certain, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Cathy Kessel,
Judy Walker, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Sunday January 6, 2002, 4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Mathematical preparation and support of teachers through rural universities.
Organizers:
Warren P. Koepp, Sul Ross State University
Raymond A. Beaulieu, Sul Ross State University
Panelists:
Leslie Garrison, San Diego State University
Harel Barzilai, Salisbury State University
Raymond A. Beaulieu,

Sunday January 6, 2002, 4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Calculus Reform and the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Modeling in college algebra.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Benny D. Evans, Oklahoma State University
Alexander H. Fluellen, Clark Atlanta University
Florence S. Gordon, New York Institute of Technology
Scott Herriott, Maharishi University of Management
Moderators:
Della D. Bell, Texas Southern University

Sunday January 6, 2002, 4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Welcoming Reception for Undergraduate Students

Sunday January 6, 2002, 4:15 p.m.5:45 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Course portfolios and the scholarship of teaching and learning.
Organizers:
Thomas F. Banchoff, Brown University
Panelists:
Bruce N. Cooperstein, University of California, Santa Cruz
Curtis D. Bennett, Bowling Green State University
Anita J. Salem, Rockhurst University
John P. Holcomb, Cleveland State University

Sunday January 6, 2002, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
Using physical and computerized puzzles as models of permutation groups in teaching abstract algebra.
Organizers:
John O. Kiltinen, Northern Michigan University

Sunday January 6, 2002, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on the Profession Panel Discussion
How the world sees mathematicians.
Organizers:
Allyn Jackson, AMS
Panelists:
Dave Bayer, Barnard College
K. C. Cole, {\it Los Angeles Times}
Keith J. Devlin, Stanford University

Sunday January 6, 2002, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Section Officers

Sunday January 6, 2002, 4:35 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AWM Membership Meeting

Sunday January 6, 2002, 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Graduate Student Reception

Sunday January 6, 2002, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Mathematical Sciences Institutes Reception

Sunday January 6, 2002, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Reception for FirstTime Participants

Sunday January 6, 2002, 7:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Young Mathematicians Network Town Meeting

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Making light of mathematics.
Michael V. Berry*, Bristol University
(9737801)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 9:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
AWM Reception
Monday January 7, 2002

Monday January 7, 2002, 7:00 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Employment Center
Distribution of schedules, scheduled interviews, and interview center (see article for specific hours).

Monday January 7, 2002, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas at Austin
Naomi D. Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara

8:00 a.m.
Contemporary College Algebra, base course for a QL Program.
Don B Small*, U.S. Military Academy
(973971378)

8:30 a.m.
Contemporary College Algebra  Inclusion of Collaborative Learning and Technology.
Laurette B Foster*, Prairie View A&M University
(973971451)

9:00 a.m.
Tracking Students through Algebra, PreCalculus and Calculus Courses.
Steven R Dunbar*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(973971254)

9:30 a.m.
Break.

10:00 a.m.
Improving College Algebra by Developing Alternative Courses.
Bruce C Crauder*, Oklahoma State University
(973971176)

10:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion on Revitalizing College Algebra: Why? And How?
William Barker*, Bowdoin College
(973971367)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, III
Organizers:
Paul C. Roberts, University of Utah roberts@math.utah.edu
Anurag K. Singh, University of Utah singh@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
A generalized amplitude inequality.
Srikanth Iyengar*, University of MissouriColumbia
HansBj\ orn Foxby, University of Copenhagen
(97313309)

8:30 a.m.
Bivariate Hilbert Functions for the Torsion Functor.
Emanoil Theodorescu*, University of Kansas
(97313799)

9:00 a.m.
Depths of higher Tors.
Craig Huneke, University of Kansas
Roger Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(97313867)

9:30 a.m.
Domains inside power series rings.
William Heinzer, Purdue University
Christel Rotthaus, Michigan State University
Sylvia M Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(973131232)

10:00 a.m.
The Syzygy Theorm in Mixed Characteristic.
Phillip A Griffith*, University of Illinois
(97313399)

10:30 a.m.
Attached Primes of Graded Modules.
Andrew S. Richardson*, University of Illinois
(97313734)

11:00 a.m.
Limiting Behavior on Restriction of Divisor Classes to Hypersurfaces.
Sandra M Spiroff*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(97313993)

11:30 a.m.
Some conditions for the Gorenstein property.
Douglas Hanes*, University of Minnesota
Craig Huneke, University of Kansas
(97313729)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory, I
Organizers:
Marcus Grefrath, San Diego State University gref@inaba.math.uniduisburg.de
Michael E. O'Sullivan, San Diego State University mosulliv@math.sdsu.edu
Roxana N. Smarandache, San Diego State University rsmarand@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Development of Coding Theory over Finite Rings.
Jay A Wood*, Western Michigan University
(973941121)

9:00 a.m.
The Structure of Quaternary Codes with respect to RosenbloomTsfasman Metric.
Mehmet \" Ozen, Sakarya University
Irfan Siap*, Ad\i yaman Faculty of Education, Gazianatep University
Fethi Callialp, Dogus University
(973051070)

9:30 a.m.
Quasicyclic codes and codes over rings.
Patrick France Sole'*, CNRS/I3S
(973941286)

10:00 a.m.
Homogeneous weights and exponential sums.
Jose' Felipe Voloch, University of Texas
Judy L Walker*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(973111277)

10:30 a.m.
A New Construction Technique for Lattices from Subfields of $Q(\zeta_{pq})$.
J. Carmelo Interlando*, Universidade Estadual Paulista  UNESP
Trajano P Nobrega Neto, Universidade Estadual Paulista  UNESP
Andre L Flores, Universidade Estadual Paulista  UNESP
(97311912)

11:00 a.m.
Representation theory and spacetime coding.
Jonathan I Hall*, Michigan State University
(973941357)

11:30 a.m.
SpaceTime Block Codes and their Decoding.
Stefan E Schmidt*, New Mexico State University
Paul E Wright, MeasuRisk
(973941005)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebras, Forms, and Algebraic Groups, I
Organizers:
R. Skip Garibaldi, University of California Los Angeles skip@math.ucla.edu
David J. Saltman, University of Texas at Austin saltman@math.utexas.edu
Adrian R. Wadsworth, University of California San Diego arwadsworth@ucsd.edu

8:00 a.m.
The trace form of a central simple algebra of degree four.
JeanPierre E Tignol*, Universit\'e catholique de Louvain
(97316962)

9:00 a.m.
Decomposition of Involutions on Inertially Split Division Algebras.
Patrick J Morandi*, New Mexico State University
B. A Sethuraman, California State University Northridge
(97316967)

9:30 a.m.
Octonion Algebras Obtained from Associative Algebras with Involution.
Michel L Racine*, University of Ottawa
Holger P Petersson, FernUniversitaet Hagen
(973171064)

10:00 a.m.
Effecive Diagonaliztion Property for *Fields.
Douglas W Larmour*, New College of Florida
(97316812)

10:30 a.m.
Trace forms of Galois field extensions in the presence of roots of unity.
Zinovy Reichstein*, University of British Columbia
(97312764)

11:00 a.m.
On the structure of the universal algebra for algebras that become hyperbolic over a given extention.
Suchi Wen*, Indiana University
(97316219)

11:30 a.m.
Structure in the Witt ring of a field and powers of the fundamental ideal.
Richard S Elman*, UCLA
(97312911)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Chaos, Stability, and Asymptotics in Difference Equations, III
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu
Donald A. Lutz, San Diego State University lutz@math.sdsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Impact Of Dispersal Corridors On The Evolution Of LifeHistory Dynamics.
Carlos CastilloChavez, Cornell University
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Cornell University/ Howard University
(97392854)

8:30 a.m.
Complex Dynamics in Ecology: Lattice Effects.
Shandelle M. Henson*, Andrews University
R. F. Costantino, University of Rhode Island
J. M. Cushing, University of Arizona
Robert A. Desharnais, California State University, Los Angeles
Brian Dennis, University of Idaho at Moscow
Aaron King, University of California, Davis
(97392706)

9:00 a.m.
A Convergence Theorem for Lattice Maps.
Jim M Cushing*, University of Arizona
(97337698)

9:30 a.m.
Numerical Studies of the Combustion Equation.
Ronald E Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(97339306)

10:00 a.m.
Unbounded orbits of chaotic systems in the real line.
Mario U Martelli*, Claremont McKenna College
Marc Chamberland, Grinnel College
(97337818)

10:30 a.m.
Bethe Ansatz Equation of XXZ Model and $q$SturmLiouville Problems.
Mourad E.H. Ismail*, University of South Florida
Shaoshiung Lin, Taiwan University
Shishyr Roan, Academia Sinica
(9733929)

11:00 a.m.
Cycling Chaos in Coupled Iterated Maps.
Antonio Palacios*, San Diego State University
(97337135)

11:30 a.m.
On the global stability of hyperbolic and nonhyperbolic fixed points.
Saber N Elaydi*, Trinity University
(97339807)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computability Theory with Applications, III
Organizers:
Douglas Cenzer, University of Florida cenzer@math.ufl.edu
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California San Diego jremmel@ucsd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Logical Aspects of Ramsey's Theorem.
Theodore A. Slaman*, University of California, Berkeley
(973031325)

8:30 a.m.
The $\forall\exists$Theory of $\mathcal{R}(\leq,\vee,\wedge)$ is Undecidable.
Russell G. Miller, Cornell University
Andre O. Nies, University of Chicago
Richard A. Shore*, Cornell University
(973031115)

9:00 a.m.
A definiable yet non$\Delta^0_3$ orbit in the computably emunerable sets.
Peter A Cholak*, University of Notre Dame
A Harrington, UC Berkeley
(97303879)

9:30 a.m.
Lattice embeddings in the computably enumerable degrees.
Steffen Lempp, University of WisconsinMadison
Manuel Lerman, University of Connecticut
Reed Solomon*, University of WisconsinMadison
(973031061)

10:00 a.m.
The computational complexity of uncountably categorical models.
Steffen Lempp*, University of WisconsinMadison
(97303894)

10:30 a.m.
Relative 1Randomness of Reals.
Rod G. Downey, School of Mathematical and Computing Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Denis R. Hirschfeldt*, Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago
Andr\'e Nies, Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago
Frank Stephan, Workgroup Mathematical Logic and Theoretical Computer Science, Mathematical Institute, University of Heidelberg
(973031383)

11:00 a.m.
A blend of methods of recursion theory and analysis.
Iraj Kalantari*, Western Illinois University
(973031111)

11:30 a.m.
Recursive Content of Abstract Functional Analysis.
Anil Nerode*, Cornell University
Joe Miller, Cornell University
(973031052)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractal Geometry and Applications: A Jubilee of Benoit Mandelbrot, III
Organizers:
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuysen, Rutgers University machiel@math.rutgers.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Spectrum of the Laplacian on the Pentagasket.
Bryant Adams, Cornell University
S. Alex Smith*, Cornell University
Robert S Strichartz, Cornell University
Alexander Teplyaev, University of California Riverside
(973001430)

8:30 a.m.
Some connections between Bernoulli convolutions and analytic number theory.
Titus W Hilberdink*, University of Reading
(973111278)

9:00 a.m.
Some connections between multifractal functions and number theory.
Stephane P Jaffard*, University Paris 12
(973261127)

9:30 a.m.
Complex Dimensions of SelfSimilar Fractal Strings.
Michel L Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Machiel van Frankenhuysen*, Rutgers University
(973111017)

10:00 a.m.
Minkowski measurability and lacunarity of selfsimilar sets in $\mathbb{R}$.
Marc Frantz*, Indiana University
(97328267)

10:30 a.m.
Fractal Geometry and Number Theory: From Fractal Strings to Fractal Membranes and Beyond.
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside
(973371464)

11:10 a.m.
Multifractal Products of Stochastic Processes.
Petteri Mannersalo, VTT Information Technology
Ilkka Norros, VTT Information Technology
Rudolf H Riedi*, Rice University
(97328847)

11:40 a.m.
Random multifractals, negative dimensions and infinite moments.
Benoit B Mandelbrot*, Yale University
(973601301)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Graph Theory, III
Organizers:
Andre Kundgen, California State University, San Marcos akundgen@csusm.edu
K. Brooks Reid, California State University, San Marcos breid@csusm.edu

8:00 a.m.
Green's functions, hitting times, and chipfiring games.
Fan Chung, University of California at San Diego
Robert B. Ellis, III*, University of California at San Diego
(973051212)

8:30 a.m.
Independence Ratios and Matching Ratios.
Christopher C Heckman*, Arizona State University
(97305140)

9:00 a.m.
Some results about integer flows.
C. Q. Zhang*, West Virginia University
(97305433)

9:30 a.m.
Binary Gray Codes with Long Bit Runs.
Luis A. Goddyn*, Simon Fraser University
Pavol Gvozdjak, Simon Fraser University
(97305855)

10:00 a.m.
Split Graphs.
Russell L Merris*, California State University, Hayward
(97305951)

10:30 a.m.
Intersecting Families with Minimum Volume.
Jerrold R Griggs*, University of South Carolina
(97305893)

11:00 a.m.
Kneser graphs are Hamiltonian for $n > 2.62 k$.
Yachen Chen*, Arizona State University
(973051185)

11:30 a.m.
Interval Orders, Graph Coloring, Hamiltonian Paths and $\alpha$Sequences: Part 2.
William T Trotter*, Arizona State University
(973051446)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic Partial Differential Equations, III
Organizers:
Maya Chhetri, University of North Carolina at Greensboro maya@uncg.edu
Jon T. Jacobsen, Pennsylvania State University jacobsen@math.psu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Free boundary problems for nonlinear wave equations.
Eun Heui Kim*, California State University at Long Beach
Suncica Canic, University of Houston
Barbara Keyfitz, University of Houston
(973351375)

8:30 a.m.
A Hamiltonian System with no Convexity Condition on the Nonlinearity.
Greg S Spradlin*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
(973341485)

9:00 a.m.
Weighted Elliptic Equations With Critical Sobolev Exponents.
Florin Catrina*, University of Rochester
(973351051)

9:30 a.m.
A LiouvilleGelfand Equation for $k$Hessian Operators.
Jon T Jacobsen*, Penn State
(973351403)

10:00 a.m.
The entire solutions of semilinear elliptic equations.
Junping Shi*, College of William and Mary
(973351441)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

11:00 a.m.
Some Recent Results in Critical Point Theory.
Martin Schechter*, University of California, Irvine
(97335817)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology, III
Organizers:
Tim D. Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu

8:00 a.m.
Noncommutative Knot Theory.
Tim D Cochran*, Rice University
(973571365)

8:30 a.m.
On the "Volume" limit of the colored Jones polynomial.
Oliver T Dasbach*, Oklahoma State University
XiaoSong Lin, UC Riverside
(97357849)

9:00 a.m.
Towers of knots and analytic signatures.
Tim D Cochran, Rice University
Kent E Orr*, Indiana University, Bloomington
Peter Teichner, University of California, San Diego
(973571393)

9:30 a.m.
On knots 2adjacent to the unknot.
XiaoSong Lin*, University of California, Riverside
(973571401)

10:00 a.m.
Nonslice knots with vanishing CassonGordon invariants.
Taehee Kim*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(97357910)

10:30 a.m.
Generalizations of Gusarov's groups of knots.
Ted Stanford*, New Mexico State University
(97357996)

11:00 a.m.
A Lie Bialgebra Structure on Graphs and Graph Homology.
James Conant*, Cornell University
Karen Vogtmann, Cornell University
(97357474)

11:30 a.m.
Torsion in the Kauffman bracket skein module via Hochschild homology.
Michael S McLendon*, University of Iowa
(97357991)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part A
Incorporating discrete mathematics in the preparation of K12 mathematics teachers.
Organizers:
Lolina Alvarez, New Mexico State University

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part A
Mathematical finance.
Organizers:
Walter R. Stromquist, Berwyn, PA

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part A
WeBWorK, an Internetbased system for generating and delivering homework problems to students.
Organizers:
Arnold K. Pizer, University of Rochester
Michael E. Gage, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Group Theory

8:00 a.m.
Amalgams of nilpotent groups of class two.
Arturo Magidin*, Instituto de Matematicas, UNAM
(9732025)

8:15 a.m.
Finite groups in which every normal subgroups has a proper supplement.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, SUNYBinghamton
Joseph Kirtland, Marist College
(97320877)

8:30 a.m.
Finite Groups with a Minimal Frattini Subgroup Property.
Joseph Kirtland*, Marist College
(97320282)

8:45 a.m.
Frattini Duals.
Homer Bechtell*, University of New Hampshire
(97320843)

9:00 a.m.
Abelian $SP$Groups.
Chad Lower*, Shippensburg University
Lenny Jones, Shippensburg University
(97320936)

9:15 a.m.
Nonabelain Groups With Perfect Order Subsets.
Carrie E Finch*, University of South Carolina
Lenny Jones, Shippensburg University
(97320938)

9:30 a.m.
The power structure of powerful $p$groups.
L. Wilson*, University of Chicago
(973201003)

9:45 a.m.
Semidirect Product Decompositions of Egroups.
Gregory M Boudreaux*, The University of North Carolina at Asheville
(973201007)

10:00 a.m.
Norms and the BieriNeumannStrebel Invariant.
Reva S Kasman*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(973201012)

10:15 a.m.
Subgroups that Satisfy the Frattini Argument.
Joseph Evan*, King's College
(973201141)

10:30 a.m.
Break.

10:45 a.m.
NonAbelian Tensor Powers of a Group.
Michael Bacon*, SUNYOneonta
(973201319)

11:00 a.m.
Expressing the Total Character of a Group as a Polynomial, Preliminary Report.
Stephen M Gagola, Jr.*, Kent State University
(973201360)

11:15 a.m.
Representations of Infinite Monomial Groups.
Sabrina A Hessinger*, Armstrong Atlantic State University
(973201373)

11:30 a.m.
Cayley color graphs of inverse semigroups and groupoids.
Nandor Sieben*, Northern Arizona University
(973201461)

11:45 p.m.
Powers of $SL(n,q)$.
Kim Gilbert, Shippensburg University
Darin Kapanjie*, Lynchburg College
Lenny Jones, Shippensburg University
(973201241)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Numerical Analysis and Ordinary Differential Equations

8:00 a.m.
A Comparison Between the WaveletGalerkin and the SincGalerkin Methods for Solving Partial Differential Equations.
Ahmed I. Zayed*, DePaul University
Mohamed M. ElGamel, Mansoura University
(97335947)

8:15 a.m.
Existence Theorems for Slow Diffusion Equations.
Guy Bernard*, University of Central Arkansas
(973351153)

8:30 a.m.
The Numerical solution of exterior Neumann problem for Helmholtz's equation via modified Green's functions approach.
Yajni Madhu WarnapalaYehiya*, Roger Williams University
T.C. Lin, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(9736585)

8:45 a.m.
Investigation of the nonlinear ODE for a model neuron.
Stanley R Lenihan*, Del Norte Research & Development
(97365665)

9:00 a.m.
Directions for Computing Multivariate Taylor Series Coefficients.
Richard D Neidinger*, Davidson College
(973651160)

9:15 a.m.
A Numerical Method for Approximating the Solution to a NonLinear Differential Equation with Discontinuities.
Donna L Flint*, South Dakota State University
(973651384)

9:30 a.m.
Break.

9:45 a.m.
Numerical differentiation for approximating certain series.
Rick Kreminski*, Texas A&M University  Commerce
(973651456)

10:00 a.m.
Precise numerical solution of PDE initial value problems.
Oliver G Aberth*, Texas A & M University
(973351349)

10:15 a.m.
Break.

10:30 a.m.
Atmospheric Refraction.
Ivie Stein, Jr.*, The University of Toledo
(97378701)

10:45 a.m.
A Mathematical Evolution Model for Phytoremediation of Metals.
Diana M Thomas*, Montclair State University
Lynn Vandemeulebroeke, Montclair State University
Kenneth Yamaguchi, New Jersey City University
(97334149)

11:00 a.m.
Functional Equations for HIV.
Terry J Quinn*, Ohio University Southern
Sanjay Rai, Jacksonville University
Bob L Robertson, Drury University
(97334901)

11:15 a.m.
Multiple symmetric positive solutions of a class of boundary value problems for higher order ordinary differential equations.
John R. Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Chuanxi Qian, Mississippi State University
Bo Yang*, Mississippi State University
(973341490)

11:30 a.m.
Schr\"odinger's equation with time dependent Hamiltonian and NMR of rotating samples.
Partha Srinivasan, Florida State University
Zhehong Gan, NHMFL
Jack Quine*, Florida State University
(973811391)

11:45 a.m.
Approximation and Interpolation Employing Divergencefree Matrixvalued Radial Basis Functions.
Svenja Lowitzsch*, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
(973411180)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Mathematics and Computers in Biology and Medicine
Organizers:
Angela Y. Cheer, University of California Davis cheer@math.ucdavis.edu

8:00 a.m.
Mathematics and Internet in Medical Decision Making.
Iztok Hozo*, Indiana University Northwest
(97392463)

8:35 a.m.
Modeling the Activation of T Cells and the Internalization of their Receptors.
Byron Goldstein*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Daniel Coombs, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Carla Wofsy, University of New Mexico
(973921346)

9:10 a.m.
The fertilization calcium wave in Xenopus laevis eggs.
John Wagner*, University of Connecticut Health Center
Chris Fall, New York University
Leslie Loew, University of Connecticut Health Center
Richard Nuccitelli, University of California, Davis
(973921462)

9:45 a.m.
Moving Overset Grid Methods for Flexible Filaments in an Unsteady Viscous Flow.
Petri Fast*, Center for Applied Scientific Computing/Lawrence Livermore Nat'l Laboratory
(973761458)

10:20 a.m.
Aortic flow simulations.
Angela Cheer*, University of California, Davis

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
MAA Session on History of Mathematics in the Second Millennium, II
Organizers:
Janet L. Beery, University of Redlands beery@uor.edu
C. Edward Sandifer, Western Connecticut State University

8:00 a.m.
Comments on the evolution of the normal curve.
Saul Stahl*, University of Kansas
(973A1252)

8:25 a.m.
The Waffle Algorithm for Egyptian Fractions.
Robert E Bradley*, Adelphi University
(973A1776)

8:50 a.m.
Acceleration of convergence of fixedpoint iterations in medieval Sanskrit mathematics.
Kim Plofker*, Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology, MIT
(973A1226)

9:15 a.m.
Gou Gu Ge Yuan JiI "Chinese approach" to Trigonometry in 18th Century China.
JiangPing J Chen*, St. Cloud State University
Minghui Hu, UCLA
(973A1133)

9:35 a.m.
Rabbinical Mathematics, its History and Applications.
Carlos C Huerta*, United States Military Academy at West Point
(973A1814)

9:55 a.m.
Solving Polynomial equationsIts historical importance in the development of algebra.
Mysore S Jagadish*, Barry University
(973A1584)

10:15 a.m.
How Fundamental is the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus?
Lawrence A D'Antonio*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(973A1949)

10:35 a.m.
Euler on Cevians.
Homer S White*, Georgetown College
(973A1314)

10:55 a.m.
Roger Cotes' Measures of Ratios and Angles.
Robert G Stein*, California State University, San Bernardino
(973A11164)

11:15 a.m.
Controversy at the US Coast and Geodetic Survey during the Duffield Administration (18941897).
Mark McKinzie*, Monroe Community College
(973A1586)

11:35 a.m.
The crescents of Hippocrates from the second millennium BCE to the second millennium CE.
Una Bray*, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12834
(973A11392)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Courses for Teachers, K12, II
Organizers:
Ira J. Papick, University of Missouri, Columbia mathip@showme.missouri.edu
Duane Porter, University of Wyoming
Diane M. Spresser, National Science Foundation

8:00 a.m.
Explorations In Algebra: Deepening Understandings of Functions.
Barbara J Pence*, San Jose State Univ
(973B1319)

8:20 a.m.
Teaching and Learning the Foundations of Geometry.
Charles P. Funkhouser*, University of Wyoming
(973B1371)

8:40 a.m.
Scissors and String; Conjectures and Theorems.
Kevin L Hartshorn*, UC Davis
(973B1404)

9:00 a.m.
Methods for the Effective Preparation of Mathematics Educators.
Yolanda Manzano*, Baylor University  NSF Summer Intern
Elizabeth J Teles, NSF  Program Director  Division of Undergraduate Education
(973B163)

9:20 a.m.
A Capstone Course for PreService and Inservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers.
Gordon S Woodward, University of NebraskaLincoln
David Fowler*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(973B1422)

9:40 a.m.
Math Trails: An Educational Tool.
Charlotte Kaye Simmons*, University of Central Oklahoma
Jesse William Byrne, University of Central Oklahoma
(973B1606)

10:00 a.m.
Report on Bridging The Gap and other projects.
Tamas Szabo*, Weber State University
(973B1458)

10:20 a.m.
A Capstone Course for PreService 912 Teachers.
Kimberly M. Childs*, Stephen F. Austin State University
William D. Clark, Stephen F. Austin State University
(973B1442)

10:40 a.m.
Motivating and facilitating achievement in a technologyrich, WWWbased Geometry for Teachers course.
David A Thomas*, Ball State University
(973B1232)

11:00 a.m.
Capstone Courses in Analysis, Algebra, and Mathematics and Technology for Secondary Mathematics Teachers.
Vince Schielack*, Texas A&M University
(973B1617)

11:20 a.m.
Making Mathematical Connections.
Karen J Graham*, University of New Hampshire
Neil Portnoy, Calfifornia State University, Chico
Todd Grundmeier, University of New Hampshire
(973B1635)

11:40 a.m.
Our Profession In Crisis.
William P Fox*, Francis Marion University
(973B1304)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Integrating Mathematics and Other Disciplines, II
Organizers:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona, Tucson wmc@math.arizona.edu
Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona, Tucson
Yajun Yang, SUNY at Farmingdale

8:00 a.m.
An Interdisciplinary Quantitative Reasoning Program at Hollins University.
Caren L. Diefenderfer*, Hollins University
Patricia W. Hammer, Hollins University
(973C1536)

8:15 a.m.
An Interdisciplinary Honors Seminar: The Art and Science of Patterns.
Donna L Beers*, Simmons College
(973C1192)

8:30 a.m.
Teaching Seminar Courses in Mathematics for Undergraduate Social Science Students.
Daniel King*, Sarah Lawrence College
(973C1592)

8:45 a.m.
Heavenly Mathematics: Highlights of Cultural Astronomy.
Helmer Aslaksen*, National University of Singapore
(973C1388)

9:00 a.m.
Developing the Interdisciplinary Course: ``Analogy, Mathematics \& Poetry".
Marcia Birken*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Anne C Coon, Rochester Institute of Technology
(973C199)

9:15 a.m.
Teaching a College Algebra course to students majoring in Telecommunications Managemant, Electronics Engineering Technology and Computer Information Systems.
Stefanos Gialamas*, DeVry University
(973C1243)

9:30 a.m.
Customized Math Lab Projects for Algebra and Precalculus.
Mako E Haruta*, University of Hartford
Raymond J McGivney, University of Hartford
(973C1546)

9:45 a.m.
Modeling Historical Data in the Mathematics Classroom.
Deirdre L Smeltzer*, Eastern Mennonite University
(973C1508)

10:00 a.m.
Break.

10:15 a.m.
Why is there a warning on my can of diet soda? The Mathematics and Ethics of Medical Screening Tests.
Michael A Brilleslyper*, U. S. Air Force Academy
(973C1131)

10:30 a.m.
Using Probability to Understand Calculus.
Martin E Flashman*, Humboldt State University
(973C1513)

10:45 a.m.
Math with a PurposeA Dynamic Approach to Modeling.
James T Sandefur*, Georgetown University
(973C1440)

11:00 a.m.
Some Matrix Applications to Logistics of Air Shipping Using MATLAB.
Alexander Stanoyevitch*, University of Guam
(973C1524)

11:15 a.m.
An object oriented approach for studying queuing models.
Leann Karl, University of Massachusetts
Robert M Tardiff*, Salisbury University
(973C1465)

11:30 a.m.
Multimedia Mathematics Help For Business Majors And Their Teachers.
Richard B Thompson*, University of Arizona
(973C1380)

11:45 a.m.
Using ProjectBased Learning to Integrate Statistics and Business Applications in a Firstyear Mathematics Course.
Paul Kochanowski*, Indiana University South Bend
Morteza ShafiiMousavi, Indiana University South Bend
(973C1106)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Uses of the World Wide Web in Teaching Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University mbessma@ju.edu
Marcia Birken, Rochester Institute of Technology
Lawrence S. Husch, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Brian E. Smith, McGill University

8:00 a.m.
College Algebra on the Web.
Denise J LeGrand*, UALR
(973D1456)

8:20 a.m.
Teaching Elementary and Intermediate Algebra Using ALEKS and the World Wide Web.
Jon R Becker*, Indiana University Northwest
(973D1300)

8:40 a.m.
Using both video and text on the web in a linear algebra course.
Gregory P Dresden*, Washington & Lee University
(973D1460)

9:00 a.m.
Teaching the Art of Conjecture Using Computers and the Web.
Don E Spickler*, Salisbury University
(973D1313)

9:20 a.m.
Mathematics and MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource in Learning and Online Teaching).
James J Rutledge*, St. Petersburg College
(973D1262)

9:40 a.m.
A Web Intensive Business Calculus Class and Text.
Brian H Felkel*, Appalachian State University
(973D1199)

10:00 a.m.
Web Resources for Mathematics of Flight.
George T Rublein*, College of William and Mary
(973D1564)

10:20 a.m.
Online solutions for math textbook homework problems.
Charles A Grant*, Hotmath, Inc
Robert A Bekes, Santa Clara University
(973D1631)

10:40 a.m.
Paving the math way on the web.
J. J. Uhl*, Univ of Illinois
Debra Woods, Univ of Illinois
(973D11165)

11:00 a.m.
GroupLearn: Electronically simulating a calculus study group.
Larry Copes*, Institute for Studies in Educational Mathematics
(973D1705)

11:20 a.m.
Webbased Development and Assessment of Fundamental Math Skills (WebFSE).
Darryl K. Ahner*, United States Military Academy
Shaw Yoshitani, United States Military Academy
(973D1541)

11:40 a.m.
The Probability/Statistics Object Library.
Kyle T Siegrist*, University of Alabama in Huntsville
(973D1611)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:15 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Topology

8:15 a.m.
Join Products and Differentiable Fiber Bundles.
Duane Randall*, Loyola University New Orleans
(973551422)

8:30 a.m.
A strengthening of a result by A.H. Stone and its application to infinite products.
Lewis D Ludwig*, Kenyon College
(973541096)

8:45 a.m.
Chirality as Topological Invariant and Biomolecular Specificity.
Okan Gurel*, IBM
Demet Gurel, Touro College
(97354138)

9:00 a.m.
Alternating Polynomials of Alternating Links.
Steven J Tedford*, Binghamton University
(97354918)

9:15 a.m.
Maps of Convergence Spaces and Maps of Their Simple Extensions.
Shing S So*, Central Missouri State University
(97354994)

9:30 a.m.
\font\bbld=msbm10 \def\ben{\hbox{\bbld N}} Preimages of points in $\beta\ben\times\beta\ben$ under the natural map on $\beta(\ben\times\ben)$.
Gugu Moche*, Howard University
(973541137)

9:45 a.m.
Partial sums.
Jamuna Prasad Ambasht*, Benedict College
(973541467)

10:00 a.m.
Estimation of the Kervaire Milnor number.
Yasukuni Furukawa*, Aichi Univ. of Education
(97357774)

10:15 a.m.
On Small Geometric Invariants Of 3Manifolds.
Paul J. Kapitza*, Illinois Wesleyan University
(973571294)

10:30 a.m.
The Morse Complex for a Morse Function on a Manifold with Corners.
David G Handron*, Carnegie Mellon University
(973571330)

10:45 a.m.
Splitting results for generalized assembly maps.
David Rosenthal*, SUNYBinghamton
(973571337)

11:00 a.m.
Examples of Cayley manifolds in $R^8$.
Christopher J Pries*, Harvey Mudd College
Weiqing Gu, Harvey Mudd College
(973531395)

11:15 a.m.
A Characterization of Protopological Groups and Its Applications.
Julie C Jones*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(9732270)

11:30 a.m.
Large Sets in Adequate Partial Semigroups.
Jillian E Mcleod*, Hope College
(973221209)

11:45 a.m.
Weakened Lie groups with locally isometric completions.
Jon W Short*, Sam Houston State University
(973221386)

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Computation and Information, III
Organizers:
Philip L. Bowers, Florida State University bowers@math.fsu.edu
Washington Mio, Florida State University mio@math.fsu.edu
John Preskill, California Institute of Technology preskill@theory.caltech.edu

8:30 a.m.
A quantum algorithm for Pell's equation.
Sean Hallgren*, Caltech
(973681463)

9:00 a.m.
Authentication of Quantum Messages.
Howard Barnum, Los Alamos National Lab
Claude Crepeau, McGill University
Daniel Gottesman*, UC Berkeley
Adam Smith, MIT
Alain Tapp, McGill University
(97381955)

9:30 a.m.
The quantum reverse Shannon theorem.
Peter W Shor*, AT&T Labs  Research
(973811483)

10:00 a.m.
Classical simulation of noninteractingfermion quantum circuits.
Barbara M Terhal*, Caltech
David P DiVincenzo, IBM Research
(97381413)

10:30 a.m.
Anisotropic Spin Exchange in Pulsed Quantum Gates.
N E Bonesteel*, Dept. of Physics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
D Stepanenko, Dept. of Physics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
D P DiVincenzo, IBM Research Division, T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
(973811321)

11:00 a.m.
Distributed coding of quantum information.
Patrick M Hayden*, California Institute of Technology
Andrew Doherty, California Institute of Technology
(973941428)

11:30 a.m.
Discussion

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Partial Differential Equations and Applications
Organizers:
Oscar P. Bruno, California Institute of Technology bruno@acm.caltech.edu

8:30 a.m.
The yield set of rigidplastic polycrystals.
Guillermo H Goldsztein*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(97335714)

9:00 a.m.
Break.

9:30 a.m.
HighOrder Accurate Numerical Solution of Conservation Laws.
Jan S Hesthaven*, Brown University
Tim Warburton, The University of New Mexico
(97365715)

10:00 a.m.
Homogenization of PDE: Microscopic misfits in composites and polycrystals.
Oscar P Bruno*, Caltech
(97335941)

10:30 a.m.
Rigorous multiple scale scattering solver: Analyticity, Asymptotics and TaylorFourier Algebra.
Oscar P Bruno, California Institute of Technology
Alain Sei*, TRW
Maria Z Caponi, TRW
(97335802)

Monday January 7, 2002, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
Computing over the Reals: Where Turing meets Newton.
Lenore Blum*, Carnegie Mellon University

Monday January 7, 2002, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Symbolic Dynamics, III
Organizers:
Aimee S. A. Johnson, Swarthmore College aimee@swarthmore.edu
Kathleen M. Madden, Drew University kmadden@drew.edu

9:00 a.m.
Measures of relative maximal entropy.
Karl Petersen, University of North Carolina
Anthony N. Quas*, University of Memphis
Sujin Shin, University of Victoria
(97337325)

9:30 a.m.
Bounded orbit equivalence for minimal $Z^d$actions.
Nicholas S. Ormes*, University of Connecticut
Kathleen Madden, Drew University
(97337848)

10:00 a.m.
From homomorphisms to embeddings for ${\mathbb Z}^d$ subshifts: $d\geq 2$.
Samuel J Lightwood*, University of Wisconsin  Stout
(973371435)

10:30 a.m.
Some topological properties of twodimensional weakly coupled map lattices.
Antonio L Morante*, IICO, UASLP
(973371246)

11:00 a.m.
Break.

11:30 a.m.
Modeling ergodic, measure preserving actions on higher dimensional shifts of finite type.
E. Arthur Robinson, George Washington University
Ayse A Sahin*, DePaul University
(973371421)

Monday January 7, 2002, 9:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, III
Organizers:
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University, San Bernardino mcmurran@math.csusb.edu
Laura Wallace, California State University, San Bernardino
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College

9:00 a.m.
The Complexity of Card Games.
Michael S McClendon*, University of Central Oklahoma
(973T1365)

9:20 a.m.
A Perfect Game of Dominoes  A Graph Theoretical Approach.
Jay A Malmstrom*, Oklahoma City Community College
(973T1518)

9:40 a.m.
Equitable, Envyfree, and Efficient Cake Cutting for Two People and Its Application to Discrete Goods.
Michael A Jones*, Montclair State University
(973T1241)

10:00 a.m.
The Wallet Paradox Revisited.
Maureen Carroll, University of Scranton
Michael A Jones, Montclair State University
Elyn Rykken*, Muhlenberg College
(973T1549)

10:20 a.m.
Banking on "The Weakest Link".
Paul R Coe*, Dominican University
(973T1634)

10:40 a.m.
Utility Of CART: Classification And Regression Tress For Improving College and University Retention.
Gerard T LaVarnway*, Norwich University
Cathy M Frey, Norwich University
(973T1294)

11:00 a.m.
The Integration of Mathematics and Science Through StandardsBased, Enrichment, and Safety Net Activities.
Faiz B AlRubaee*, University of North Florida
(973T1599)

11:20 a.m.
Our Summer on Mount Olympus: The Mathematical Olympiad Summer Program and International Mathematical Olympiad, Part 1.
Karen A Marrongelle*, Portland State University
Steve Benson, Education Development Center, Inc.
(973T1603)

11:40 a.m.
Our Summer on Mount Olympus: The Mathematical Olympiad Summer Program and International Mathematical Olympiad, Part 2.
Steve R Benson*, Education Development Center, Inc.
Karen A Marrongelle, Portland State University
(973T1607)

Monday January 7, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Committee on Mathematics and the Environment Panel Discussion
The environment: A context for learning.
Organizers:
Marcia Sward Doherty, Ocean View, DE
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University
Presenters:
Gerald Lieberman,
Nancy E. Zumoff, Kennesaw State University
Lee Seitelman, Pratt \& Whitney and University of Connecticut
Moderators:
Patricia Clark Kenschaft, Montclair State University

Monday January 7, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
JOMA authors presentation.
Organizers:
David A. Smith, Duke University
Lang Moore, MAA and Duke University
Presenters:
David A. Smith,
Thomas E. Leathrum, Jacksonville State University
John O. Kiltinen, Northern Michigan University

Monday January 7, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Mathematical Education of Teachers Panel Discussion
Changing attitudes in the elementary education mathematics content courses: What works?
Organizers:
Bonnie L. Oppenheimer, Mississippi University for Women
Sigrid E. Wagner, Ohio State University
Joan S. Morrison, Goucher College
Panelists:
Charles E. Lamb, Texas A\&M University
Robert B. Brown, Ohio State University
Anne L. Madsen, University of New Mexico

Monday January 7, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Opportunities for mathematically motivated youth.
Organizers:
Richard D. Sommer, Stanford University
Panelists:
Linda Brody, Johns Hopkins University
Carol Blackburn, Johns Hopkins University
Rafe A. Mazzeo, Stanford University
Raymond Ravaglia, Stanford University
Zvezdelina E. StankovaFrenkel, Mills College

Monday January 7, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
How to make the most of teaching evaluations.
Organizers:
T. Christine Stevens, St. Louis University
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Panelists:
Jeffrey S. Connor, Ohio University
Carl C. Cowen, Purdue University
William E. Fenton, Bellarmine University
Pamela B. Pierce, College of Wooster

Monday January 7, 2002, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Book Sales and Exhibits

Monday January 7, 2002, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Probability, combinatorics, and physics in analytic number theory.
Andrew J. Granville*, University of Georgia
(973A033)

Monday January 7, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part A
Creating and exporting computer animations to the Web.
Organizers:
William D. Emerson, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Louis A. Talman, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Bradford Kline, Metropolitan State College of Denver

Monday January 7, 2002, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
NSF funding opportunities for learning and teaching in the mathematical sciences.
Organizers:
Dennis E. Davenport, NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education
James H. Lightbourne, NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education
Elizabeth J. Teles, NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education
Lee L. Zia, NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education
Panelists:
John S. Bradley, NSF/Division of Elementary, Secondary, and Informal Education
Diane M. Spresser, NSF/Division of Elementary, Secondary, and Informal Education
Lloyd E. Douglas, NSF/Division of Mathematical Sciences

Monday January 7, 2002, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
College credit by examination: The Advance Placement (AP\circledR) and CollegeLevel Examination (CLEP\circledR) Programs.
Organizers:
Gloria S. Dion, Educational Testing Service
Panelists:
Chan Jones, Educational Testing Service
James R. Choike, Oklahoma State University
Jane P. Coffee, College of Staten Island, CUNY
Roxy Peck, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Lawrence H. Riddle, Agnes Scott College
Moderators:
Gloria S. Dion,

Monday January 7, 2002, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Life after a math sciences major: Tracking and using alumni career information.
Organizers:
John D. Fulton, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Presenters:
Andrew Sterrett,
David J. Lutzer, College of William and Mary
Laura J. Person, SUNY at Potsdam
Jean Mastrangeli, Bryn Mawr College
Moderators:
Michael G. Monticino, University of North Texas

Monday January 7, 2002, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
SIAM Invited Address
Variational PDE models and algorithms in image processing.
Tony F. Chan*, University of California Los Angeles and Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
Entropy Methods for Partial Differential Equations: Entropy and entropy flux pairs.
Lawrence Craig Evans*, University of California Berkeley
(9733504)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, IV
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas at Austin
Naomi D. Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara

1:00 p.m.
Connecting Mathematics Education Research and Teaching Practice Panel Discussion.
Jerry L. Bona*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(973971226)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Set Theory and Classification Problems, III
Organizers:
Simon R. Thomas, Rutgers University sthomas@math.rutgers.edu

1:00 p.m.
The Lascar group.
Anand Pillay*, Univ. Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(97303659)

1:30 p.m.
On groups definable in ominnimal structures.
Sergei Starchenko*, University of Notre Dame
(97303743)

2:00 p.m.
Algebraic dimension on subgroups of the multiplicative group of algebraically closed fields of characteristic zero.
Kitty L Holland*, Northern Illinois University
(97303712)

2:30 p.m.
Existential Lefschetz Principles for Power Series Rings and Artin Approximation.
Hans Schoutens*, Ohio State University
(97303485)

3:00 p.m.
The role of torsors for elimination of imaginaries.
Deirdre Haskell*, McMaster University
Ehud Hrushovski, Hebrew University
Dugald Macpherson, University of Leeds
(97303535)

3:30 p.m.
The greatest common divisor of two integers cannot be computed in a uniformly bounded number of steps.
Lou van den Dries*, University of Illinois
(97303423)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Symbolic Dynamics, IV
Organizers:
Aimee S. A. Johnson, Swarthmore College aimee@swarthmore.edu
Kathleen M. Madden, Drew University kmadden@drew.edu

1:00 p.m.
Dimension groups of finite rank and subshifts.
Mike Boyle*, University of Maryland, College Park
(973371041)

1:30 p.m.
Limit measures for Linear Cellular Automata II.
Reem Yassawi*, Trent University
Marcus Pivato, University of Houston
(97328517)

2:00 p.m.
Branching Cellular Automata.
Peter van der Wal*, Oregon State University / Delft University of Technology (the Netherlands)
(973371087)

2:30 p.m.
Positive Ktheory for finitary isomorphisms of Markov chains.
Ricardo GomezAiza*, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM)
(973371256)

3:00 p.m.
Maximal ncircuit directed graphs.
David Hobby, SUNY New Paltz
Donald Silberger, SUNY New Paltz
Sylvia Silberger*, Hofstra University
(973051181)

3:30 p.m.
A variational principle for APdimensions.
Edgardo Ugalde*, IICOUASLP
(973371145)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales, I
Organizers:
Martin J. Bohner, University of Missouri, Rolla bohner@umr.edu
Billur Kaymakcalan, Georgia Southern University billur@gsaix2.cc.gasou.edu

1:00 p.m.
Nabla Dynamic Equations.
Allan C Peterson*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Douq Anderson, Concordia College
John Bulloch, Concordia College
Lynn Erbe, University of NebraskaLincoln
Tran HoiaNam, University of NebraskaLincoln
(97339839)

2:00 p.m.
Double Solutions of Impulsive Dynamic Boundary Value Problems on a Time Scale.
Johnny Henderson*, Auburn University
(9733422)

2:30 p.m.
Asymptotic expansions for solutions of dynamic equations on time scales.
Donald A Lutz*, San Diego State University
Martin Bohner, Florida Institute of Technology
(97339876)

3:00 p.m.
Multiplicity and Global Bifurcations on Measure Chains.
John M Davis*, Baylor University
Jon T Jacobsen, Penn State University
(97339924)

3:25 p.m.
Existence of Solutions for Fourth Order Boundary Value Problems on a Time Scale.
Johnny Henderson, Auburn University
William Yin*, LaGrange College
(97334347)

3:50 p.m.
Basic Theory of Fuzzy Difference Equations.
Aghalaya S Vatsala*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(97334834)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, IV
Organizers:
Paul C. Roberts, University of Utah roberts@math.utah.edu
Anurag K. Singh, University of Utah singh@math.utah.edu

1:00 p.m.
BuchsbaumRim Multiplicity and HilbertSamuel Multiplicity.
CY. Jean Chan*, Purdue University
JungChen Liu, National Taiwan Normal University
(973131196)

1:30 p.m.
Intersection Theory for CohenMacaulay Schemes.
Izuru Mori*, Purdue University
(97314696)

2:00 p.m.
On a Conjecture of Kurano and Roberts.
Sean M SatherWagstaff*, University of Illinois
(97313741)

2:30 p.m.
A vanishing criterion for local cohomology modules in characteristic p>0.
Gennady Lyubeznik*, University of Minnesota
(973131008)

3:00 p.m.
On Modules of Finite Projective Dimension over Complete Intersections.
Sankar P. Dutta*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(97313739)

3:25 p.m.
Remarks on the Cohomology of Chow Varieties.
E. Javier Elizondo*, Instituto de Matematicas
Vasudevan Srinivas, TATA institute for fundamental research
(97314928)

3:50 p.m.
Restricting syzygies to linear subspaces.
David Eisenbud, UC Berkeley and MSRI
Mark Green, UCLA
Klaus Hulek, Universitaet Hannover, Germany
Sorin Popescu*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(973141418)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory, II
Organizers:
Marcus Grefrath, San Diego State University gref@inaba.math.uniduisburg.de
Michael E. O'Sullivan, San Diego State University mosulliv@math.sdsu.edu
Roxana N. Smarandache, San Diego State University rsmarand@nd.edu

1:00 p.m.
List decoding of ReedSolomon codes and codes from curves.
Ralf Koetter*, University of Illinois
Alexander Vardy, University of California, San Diego
(973941166)

2:00 p.m.
Gr\"obner bases and interpolation in decoding.
Eimear Byrne, University College Cork
Patrick Fitzpatrick*, University College Cork
Henry O'Keeffe, University College Cork
(97394822)

2:30 p.m.
The minimum distance of some Hermitian codes.
Gretchen L Matthews*, Clemson University
(973941350)

3:00 p.m.
Subspace subcodes of ReedSolomon codes.
Sarah A Spence*, Cornell University
(973941034)

3:25 p.m.
Convolutional Codes, an Algebraic Geometric Point of View.
Joachim Rosenthal*, University of Notre Dame
(97394815)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebras, Forms, and Algebraic Groups, II
Organizers:
R. Skip Garibaldi, University of California Los Angeles skip@math.ucla.edu
David J. Saltman, University of Texas at Austin saltman@math.utexas.edu
Adrian R. Wadsworth, University of California San Diego arwadsworth@ucsd.edu

1:00 p.m.
Special Forms of Two Symbols are Division Algebras.
Bill Jacob*, UCSB
Roberto Aravire, Universidad Arturo Prat
(973161067)

1:30 p.m.
Weakly Azumaya Algebras and Frobenius Algebras.
Darrell E Haile*, Indiana University
(973161066)

2:00 p.m.
Birational Isomorphisms Between SeveriBrauer Varieties.
Daniel R Krashen*, University of California, Los Angeles
(973161053)

2:30 p.m.
Stable rationality of the center of the generic division ring.
Esther Beneish*, Northwestern University and Eastern Washington University
(973201085)

3:00 p.m.
$p$algebras of exponent $p$.
Uzi Vishne*, Yale University
(973161427)

3:25 p.m.
Division Algebras with $\operatorname{PSL}(2,q)$Galois Maximal Subfield.
Elizabeth S Allman*, University of Southern Maine
Murray M Schacher, UCLA
(9731252)

3:50 p.m.
Alternate forms and the Brauer group of a field containing the roots of unity.
Eric S Brussel*, Emory University
(973161188)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis and Application of Quasilinear Partial Differential Equations, III
Organizers:
Sun\v{c}ica \v Cani\' c, University of Houston canic@math.uh.edu
Eun Heui Kim, California State University, Long Beach ekim4@csulb.edu

1:00 p.m.
On Positive Solutions for Classes of pLaplacian Semipositone Systems.
Maya Chhetri*, UNCGreensboro
Hai D Dang, Mississippi State University
Ratnasingham Shivaji, Mississippi State University
(973351343)

1:30 p.m.
Recent progress on a conjecture of de Giorgi.
Changfeng Gui*, UBC and University of Connecticut
Nassif Ghoussoub, UBC
(973351335)

2:00 p.m.
Critical Threshold Phenomena in EulerPoisson Equations and Related Models.
Shlomo Engelberg, Jersualem College of Technology, Electronics Department
Hailiang Liu, UCLA
Eitan Tadmor*, UCLA
(973351101)

2:30 p.m.
Source linearization for inhomogeneous conservation laws.
Smadar Karni*, University of Michigan
(973651230)

3:00 p.m.
CentralUpwind Schemes for Systems of Balance Laws.
Alexander Kurganov*, Tulane University
Doron Levy, Stanford University
(97365856)

3:25 p.m.
Particle Methods for Dispersive Equations.
Alina Chertock*, UC Berkeley and LBNL
Doron Levy, Stanford University
(97365806)

3:50 p.m.
Multidimentional Ostrowski Inequalities,Revisited.
George A Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
(97326240)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Chaos, Stability, and Asymptotics in Difference Equations, IV
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu
Donald A. Lutz, San Diego State University lutz@math.sdsu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Stability of special class of torus mappings appearing in the theory of resonating cavities.
Rafael De la Llave, Univ of Texas at Austin
John A Vano*, Univ of Texas at Austin
(973391405)

1:30 p.m.
A Dynamical System for Plant Pattern Formation: A Rigorous Analysis.
Pau Atela, Smith College
Christophe Gole, Smith College
Scott Hotton*, Miami University
(973371126)

2:00 p.m.
Generalized Ducci Sequences.
Marc A Chamberland*, Grinnell College
(97337548)

2:30 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of solutions of some linear difference equations with oscillatory decreasing coefficients.
Alexei V Bourd*, San Diego, California
(97339336)

3:00 p.m.
On The Dynamics Of $\displaystyle{ x_{n+1} = \frac{ \alpha + \beta x_{n2} } {Ax_{n1} + Bx_{n2} } }$.
Lynn C McGrath*, University of Rhode Island
Edward A Grove, University of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
(97339328)

3:25 p.m.
The stability of one dimensional continuous cellular automata.
Randall E Rausch*, University of Texas at Dallas
(9733747)

3:50 p.m.
Approximate solution of Beams with Nonlinear Boundary Conditions.
Mahmoud Najafi*, Kent State University Ashtabula
(97393754)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractal Geometry and Applications: A Jubilee of Benoit Mandelbrot, IV
Organizers:
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuysen, Rutgers University machiel@math.rutgers.edu

1:00 p.m.
Fractals and The Dynamical Systems and Technology Project.
Robert L Devaney*, Boston University
(97337302)

1:30 p.m.
Diffusion reorganized aggregates as attractors in diffusion processes.
Bernard Sapoval*, Ecole polytechnique
(97382874)

2:00 p.m.
Double Multifractality of the Harmonic Measure near a Simple Conformally Invariant Scaling Curve.
Bertrand H Duplantier*, Service de Physique , CEA Saclay
(97360971)

2:30 p.m.
Fractal lasers.
Michael Berry*, Bristol University, UK
(97378862)

3:00 p.m.
Variational approaches to various crystal growth problems: results and opportunities.
Jean E Taylor*, Rutgers University
(973491410)

3:25 p.m.
2microlocal Analysis and Applications.
Jacques V Levy Vehel*, INRIA
(973261297)

3:50 p.m.
NatureInspired Chemical Reaction Engineering.
MarcOlivier Coppens*, Delft University of Technology
(973C11109)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Wavelets for Undergraduates
Organizers:
Edward F. Aboufadel, Grand Valley State University aboufade@gvsu.edu
Steven J. Schlicker, Grand Valley State University schlicks@gvsu.edu

1:00 p.m.
A Brief Introduction to Wavelets and a Report on an REU Project in Wavelets.
Edward F Aboufadel*, Grand Valley State Univ.
Steven J Schlicker, Grand Valley State Univ.
(97343735)

1:30 p.m.
Report on an introductory Mathematics course on Wavelets.
Max Jodeit, Jr.*, University of Minnesota
(97397214)

2:00 p.m.
Mathematical Programming in an Undergraduate Wavelets Course.
Patrick J Van Fleet*, University of St. Thomas
(97397583)

2:30 p.m.
Reinforcing Mathematical Concepts Through Wavelets.
Errol G Rowe, North Carolina A & T State Univ.
Mingxiang Chen*, North Carolina A & T State Univ.
(97341601)

3:00 p.m.
Access points and test questions in VIGRE/REU research; Part 1: Wavelet theory in the Fourier domain.
Eric Weber*, Texas A&M University
David Larson, Texas A&M University
(97342672)

3:30 p.m.
Access Points and Test Questions in Undergraduate Research; Part 2: Wavelet Theory in The Time Domain.
David R Larson*, Texas A&M University
Eric Weber, Texas A&M University
(97342673)

3:55 p.m.
A new proof of a twoparameter square function inequality.
Robert D. Poodiack*, Norwich University
(97342176)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology, IV
Organizers:
Tim D. Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu

1:00 p.m.
Reflection Independence and Rigidity in Coxeter Groups.
Patrick Bahls*, Vanderbilt University, Department of Mathematics
Michael L Mihalik, Vanderbilt University, Department of Mathematics
(973201089)

1:30 p.m.
Break.

2:00 p.m.
An Intrinsic Geometric Characterization of the $\mathfrak{sec}$ Invariant.
Gregory S Clark*, Rice University
(97357368)

2:30 p.m.
KTheory and Fundamental Groups.
Paul Frank Baum*, Penn State University
(973191237)

3:00 p.m.
Surgery and involutions on 4manifolds.
Vyacheslav S Krushkal*, University of Virginia
(973571093)

3:30 p.m.
Codimension two PL embeddings of spheres with nonstandard regular neighborhoods.
Dusan Repovs*, University of Ljubljana
(9735741)

3:50 p.m.
Further Examples of Homotopy Inequivalent 2Complexes at a NonMinimal Level.
Jacqueline A Jensen*, University of Oregon, Eugene
(97355801)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part A
Introduction to mathematical card tricks.
Organizers:
Colm K. Mulcahy, Spelman College
Jeffrey A. Ehme, Spelman College

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part A
Realworld problem solving using technology and student projects.
Organizers:
Bruce PollackJohnson, Villanova University
Audrey Borchardt, Villanova University

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Real and Complex Analysis

1:00 p.m.
Cantor and a Few Good Numbers.
Ioana Mihaila*, Coastal Carolina University
(97326350)

1:15 p.m.
On a paper of Carleson.
Melkana A Brakalova*, Hotchkiss School
James A Jenkins, Washington University
(973301149)

1:30 p.m.
Generalizations of some new inverse type Hilbert integral inequalities.
ChangJian Zhao, University of TexasPan American
Lokenath Debnath*, University of TexasPan American
(97326922)

1:45 p.m.
Nowhere Weakly Symmetric Functions.
Kandasamy Muthuvel*, University of WisconsinOshkosh
(973261311)

2:00 p.m.
Convergence rate of averages over balls in Sobolev Spaces.
Javad Namazi*, Fairleigh Dickinson University
(9732882)

2:15 p.m.
Break.

2:30 p.m.
$A_r^\lambda$weighted imbedding inequalities.
Bing Liu*, Saginaw Valley State University, MI
(973281214)

2:45 p.m.
Holomorphic motion of a closed subset of a Riemann surface.
Sudeb Mitra*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(97332816)

3:00 p.m.
Local Behaviour of Entire Functions of Exponential Type.
Dimiter P Dryanov, University of Montreal
Mohammed A Qazi*, Tuskegee University
Qazi I Rahman, Universite de Montreal
(973301069)

3:15 p.m.
Construction of Various SensePreserving ComplexValued Harmonic Mappings.
Christopher J. Morgan*, University of Evansville
(973301152)

3:30 p.m.
Examples of BieberbachEilenberg Functions.
Dov N Chelst*, Devry College of Technology
(973301206)

3:45 p.m.
Convex Mappings of the Ball in $\mathbb{C}^n$ With One Infinite Boundary Singularity.
Jerry R Muir, Jr.*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Ted J Suffridge, University of Kentucky
(973321018)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, I

1:00 p.m.
Tiling Rectangles with Trominoes.
J Marshall Ash*, DePaul University
Solomon W Golomb, University of Southern California
(97305759)

1:15 p.m.
Multidecompositions of the complete graph.
Atif Abueida*, University of Dayton
Mike Daven, Mount Saint Mary College
(97305263)

1:30 p.m.
Multidesigns for graphpairs of order 4 and 5.
Atif A Abueida, University of Dayton
Mike Daven*, Mount Saint Mary College
(97305257)

1:45 p.m.
Independent sums of arithmetic progressions in $K_m$free graphs.
Neil Hindman*, Howard University
Dona Strauss, University of Hull
(97305315)

2:00 p.m.
A lower bound for the domination number of complete grid graphs.
David R. Guichard*, Whitman College
David C. Fisher, Denver, Colorado
(97305652)

2:15 p.m.
$k$Ordered Hamiltonicity of Iterated Line Graphs.
Kathleen A Ponto*, University of Notre Dame
(97305653)

2:30 p.m.
Paths as $m$step competition graphs.
Geir T Helleloid*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(97305680)

2:45 p.m.
Number of Labeled Spanning Trees in a CycleRemoved Complete Graph.
JeanPaul M Kapuya*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(97300703)

3:00 p.m.
Break.

3:15 p.m.
Bipartite DistanceRegular Graphs and the Taut Condition.
Mark S MacLean*, University of North Carolina  Asheville
(97305747)

3:30 p.m.
On a Special Case of Hadwiger's Conjecture.
Michael D Plummer*, Vanderbilt University
Michael Stiebitz, TU Ilmenau
Bjarne Toft, University of Southern Denmark
(97305749)

3:45 p.m.
Random Colorings of Graphs and the Dinitz Conjecture.
Ramin Naimi*, Occidental College
Roberto Pelayo, Occidental College
(97305254)

4:00 p.m.
Operations on WellCovered Graphs and the RollerCoaster Conjecture.
Philip J Matchett*, Harvard
(97305781)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Contributed Session on Many Lives of Lattice Theory and the Theory of Ordered Sets with Connections to Combinatorics

1:00 p.m.
A symmetric chain decomposition of Young's lattice, $L(5,n)$, when $n$ is odd.
Derek A Smith*, Lafayette College
(9730690)

1:15 p.m.
Linear inequalities for the flag Whitney numbers of geometric lattices.
Kathryn L Nyman*, Texas A&M University
(97306766)

1:30 p.m.
Discrete Morse functions and partitions of a multiset.
Eric K Babson, University of Washington
Patricia L Hersh*, University of Michigan
(97305914)

1:45 p.m.
Sperner's theorem and its generalizations.
Matthias Beck*, SUNY Binghamton
Xueqin Wang, SUNY Binghamton
Thomas Zaslavsky, SUNY Binghamton
(97305191)

2:00 p.m.
Lattice of Commuting Boolean Subalgebras.
Catherine H Yan*, Texas A&M University
(97306121)

2:15 p.m.
Order Dimension, Strong Bruhat Order and Lattice Properties for Posets.
Nathan Reading*, University of Minnesota
(97306117)

2:30 p.m.
Path Independent Choice Theory, LLD lattices and their Construction.
Mark R Johnson*, Texas Christian University
Richard A Dean, California Institute of Technology
(97306356)

2:45 p.m.
The automorphism problem for ordered sets.
Bernd S.W. Schroeder*, Louisiana Tech University
(9730628)

3:00 p.m.
The Automorphism Group of the Fibonacci Poset: A ``Not Too Difficult" Problem of Richard P. Stanley from 1988.
Jonathan D Farley*, University of Oxford
(973061322)

3:15 p.m.
Break.

3:30 p.m.
Representations of Uncertainty in a Lattice Theoretic Framework.
Amit Agarwal*, Department of Computer Science \& Engineering, Pennsylvania State University  University Park
Matt Insall, Department of Mathematics \& Statistics, University of Missouri  Rolla
Donald C Wunsch, Department of Electrical \& Computer Engineering, University of Missouri  Rolla
(97306186)

3:45 p.m.
Recent Developments in Noncommutative Lattices.
Jonathan E Leech*, Westmont College Santa Barbara, CA
(97306146)

4:00 p.m.
Epidemiology: A natural application for order theory.
David M Ozonoff*, Boston University School of Public Health
Melvin F Janowitz, DIMACS
(973061130)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on History of Mathematics in the Second Millennium, III
Organizers:
Janet L. Beery, University of Redlands beery@uor.edu
C. Edward Sandifer, Western Connecticut State University

1:00 p.m.
Mistakes, Fallacies, and Misconceptions in the History of Mathematics.
Mark S. Burgin*, UCLA
(973A1837)

1:20 p.m.
Who created the decimal fractions for the first time in the world?
Mohammad Moazzam*, Salisbury University
(973A1297)

1:40 p.m.
Fundamental Theorem of Calculus  from Archimedes to Cauchy.
PoHung Liu*, Chinyi Institute of Technology, Taiwan
(973A1251)

2:00 p.m.
Cinemath: Mathematics on the Silver Screen.
Charlie L Smith*, Park University
(973A180)

2:20 p.m.
The Continuum Hypothesis: A Look at the History of the Real Numbers in The Second Millennium.
Martin E Flashman*, Humboldt State University
(973A1512)

2:40 p.m.
Using Architecture to Teach the History of Mathematics.
Maria R Zack*, Point Loma Nazarene University
(973A1405)

3:00 p.m.
Video Group Projects to Learn about the History of Mathematics of the Second Millennium CE.
Agnes Tuska*, California State University, Fresno
(973A1509)

3:20 p.m.
Resolving Kemeny's Conjecture: A Peek into the Third Millennium?
Danielle Mihram, Univ. of Southern California
G. Arthur Mihram*, Princeton, NJ
(973A1506)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Initiating and Sustaining Undergraduate Research Projects and Programs, II
Organizers:
John R. Swallow, Davisdon College joswallow@davidson.edu
Suzanne M. Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Daniel J. Schaal, South Dakota State University

1:00 p.m.
Establishing a Long Term Undergraduate Research Program in Mathematics.
Michael J. Bardzell*, salisbury university
(973E1525)

1:20 p.m.
Building and Maintaining an Undergraduate Research Program  Undergraduate Training.
Kelly Black*, University of New Hampshire
John B Geddes, University of New Hampshire
(973E191)

1:35 p.m.
Ideas for Persuading Undergraduates to Become Involved in Mathematical Projects.
Deborah A ShermanDenvir*, Marshall University
(973E1333)

1:50 p.m.
Integrating research in undergraduate courses and studies.
Aliakbar MontazerHaghighi*, Benedict College
(973E1118)

2:05 p.m.
Providing Real Research Opportunities to Undergraduates.
Catherine A Roberts*, College of the Holy Cross
(973E1188)

2:25 p.m.
Break.

2:40 p.m.
Mathematical Biology REU at Jacksonville University.
Sanjay Rai*, Jacksonville University
Michael Nancarrow, Jacksonville University
(973E1381)

3:00 p.m.
Problem Solving Groups as Research.
Dave Feil*, Carroll College
(973E1406)

3:15 p.m.
Experience is a teacher  Some thoughts for the pool.
Timothy J Pennings*, Hope College
(973E169)

3:30 p.m.
Experiences with an Undergraduate Research Program Exploring Dynamical Systems with MAPLE.
Malcolm R Adams*, University of Georgia
(973E1555)

3:45 p.m.
Lessons Learned about Applying for NSF Funding for an REU.
Daniel J Schaal*, South Dakota State University
(973E1538)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Computational Mathematics in Linear Algebra and Differential Equations, II
Organizers:
Richard J. Marchand, SUNY at Fredonia marchand@cs.fredonia.edu
Elias Y. Deeba, University of HoustonDowntown
Timothy J. McDevitt, Millersville University

1:00 p.m.
The SVD and QSVD in signals processing and signal separation.
Douglas R Hundley*, Whitman College
(973H1602)

1:20 p.m.
Matrix Operations and Computer Graphics.
Thomas W Polaski*, Winthrop University
(973H1377)

1:40 p.m.
Linear Algebra and Technology.
Dipa Choudhury*, Loyola College in Maryland
George Mackiw, Loyola College in Maryland
(973H1590)

2:00 p.m.
Finding Unpredictable Behavior in a Simple Ordinary Differential Equation.
Lisa D Humphreys*, Rhode Island College
(973H1331)

2:20 p.m.
Investigation of fluid resistance to enhance student understanding of parameter variation in ODE's.
John M McArthur*, University of Southern Colorado
(973H1484)

2:40 p.m.
New effective and universal method for numerical solving of Mathematical Physics Problems.
Isom N Dluraev*, Samarkand State University
(973H1930)

3:00 p.m.
Technology and Computational Methods might begin in ODEs.
William P Fox*, Francis Marion University
(973H1516)

3:20 p.m.
Computational Mathematics in Elementary Partial Differential Equations: Using Current Software to Solve or Analyze Elementary PDE's.
Carryn Bellomo*, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi
(973H1477)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Deep Understanding of School Mathematics Needed by Teachers, I
Organizers:
Albert D. Otto, Illinois State University otto@ilstu.edu
Catherine M. Murphy, Purdue UniversityCalumet
Philip Quartararo, Southern University

1:00 p.m.
What "profound understanding" of mathematical knowledge do preservice elementary teachers need to know?
Mercedes A McGowen*, William Rainey Harper College
(973I1633)

1:20 p.m.
Geometry in a Calculus Course and Calculus in a Geometry Course.
David Dennis*, University of Texas El Paso
(973I1623)

1:40 p.m.
InDepth Secondary Mathematics.
MaryMargaret Shoaf*, Baylor University
(973I1613)

2:00 p.m.
Achieving Deeper Understanding of High School Mathematics Through Extended Analysis of Problems.
Elena A Marchisotto*, California State University Northridge
(973I1988)

2:20 p.m.
Developing Prospective Elementary Teachers' Ability to "Explain Why".
Sybilla Beckmann*, University of Georgia
(973I1540)

2:40 p.m.
Professional Development and Curriculum Alignment Promote Deep Understanding of School Mathematics.
Jean J McGehee*, University of Central Arkansas
Linda K Griffith, University of Central Arkansas
(973I1428)

3:00 p.m.
Discussion.

3:20 p.m.
Motivating the Group Axioms in an Undergraduate Course in Abstract Algebra.
Michael J Cullinane*, Keene State College
(973I1235)

3:40 p.m.
Instilling a profound understanding of infinite decimal expansions.
Anant P Godbole*, East Tennessee State University
(973I1411)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Probability and Combinatorics in Analytic Number Theory, I
Organizers:
Andrew J. Granville, University of Georgia andrew@math.uga.edu

1:00 p.m.
Sums of powers of Kloosterman sums.
Ron J Evans*, University of California at San Diego
Timothy Choi, University of California at San Diego
(973U11062)

1:30 p.m.
Totally real number fields with large class number.
William Duke*, UCLA
(973U1998)

2:00 p.m.
Some singular measures which have applications to Number Theory.
Andrew D Pollington*, Brigham Young University
(973U1943)

2:30 p.m.
Fixed Points for Discrete Logarithms.
Mariana Campbell*, University of California, Berkeley
Carl Pomerance, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
(973U11105)

3:00 p.m.
A proof of a partition conjecture of Bateman and Erdos.
Jason Pierre Bell*, University of California, San Diego
(973U1326)

3:30 p.m.
On the Additive Structure of Prime Numbers.
Ernie S Croot*, U. C. Berkeley
Christian Elsholtz, Institut fur Mathematik, TU Clausthal
(973U11023)

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
AMSMAA Committee on Teaching Assistants and PartTime Instructors Panel Discussion
Research on TAs: Background, beliefs, attitude, and practice.
Organizers:
Bruce Reznick, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Special Presentation
Using the AMSREFS package for LaTeX bibliographies.
Presenters:
Michael J. Downes, AMS

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Calculus Reform and the First Two YearsMAA Task Force on the First College Level Mathematics Course Panel Discussion
Rethinking the preparation for calculus.
Organizers:
Sheldon P. Gordon, SUNY at Farmingdale
Nancy Baxter Hastings, Dickinson College
Panelists:
Steven R. Dunbar, University of Nebraska
Moderators:
Jack Y. Narayan, SUNY at Oswego
Panelists:
Nancy Baxter Hastings,
Sheldon P. Gordon,

Monday January 7, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Undergraduate Research Panel Discussion
Providing and promoting opportunities for undergraduates: A winwin situation.
Organizers:
Sandra O. Paur, North Carolina State University
Presenters:
Colin C. Adams, Williams College
Paul D. Humke, Budapest Seminars
Sergei Tabachnikov, Pennsylvania State University

Monday January 7, 2002, 2:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Mathematical Models for Image Analysis and Computer Vision
Organizers:
Luminita Aura Vese, University of California Los Angeles lvese@math.ucla.edu

2:00 p.m.
NavierStokes, Fluid Dynamics, and Image and Video Inpainting.
Andrea L Bertozzi*, Duke University
(97376645)

2:25 p.m.
Partial Differential Equations on Implicit Surfaces.
Guillermo R Sapiro*, University of Minnesota
(97335679)

2:50 p.m.
Break.

2:55 p.m.
Local Inpainting of Images on Implicit Surfaces.
LiTien Cheng*, UCSD
(973651022)

3:20 p.m.
Characterization and visualization of unorganized data points using the distance function.
Hongkai Zhao*, UC Irvine
(973651099)

3:45 p.m.
Numerical methods for $p$harmonic flows and applications to image processing.
Luminita A. Vese*, UCLA
Stanley J. Osher, UCLA
(973351200)

Monday January 7, 2002, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Project NExT and Young Mathematicians Network Poster Session
Organizers:
Kenneth A. Ross, University of Oregon
Kevin E. Charlwood, Washburn University

Monday January 7, 2002, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Summer Program for Women in Mathematics (SPWM) Reunion
Organizers:
Murli M. Gupta, George Washington University
E. Arthur Robinson, Jr., George Washington University

Monday January 7, 2002, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Putting weirdness to work: Quantum information and quantum computation.
John Preskill*, California Institute of Technology

Monday January 7, 2002, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Undergraduate Programs and Research Projects in Applied and Computational Mathematics
Organizers:
Terry L. Herdman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University herdman@origin2.icam.vt.edu

2:15 p.m.
Research Experiences in Applied Math at the University of Tennessee.
Suzanne Lenhart*, University of Tennessee
(97392539)

2:45 p.m.
The Applied and Computational Mathematical Sciences Program at the University of Washington.
James V. Burke*, University of Washington

3:15 p.m.
Undergraduate Research Projects Course.
Charles R MacCluer*, Michigan State University
(97397454)

3:45 p.m.
Preparing Undergraduate Students for Research.
Kelly J Black*, University of New Hampshire
John B Geddes, University of New Hampshire
(97397694)

Monday January 7, 2002, 2:15 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
Successful programs that integrate mathematics with other disciplines.
Organizers:
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University
Michael J. Dorff, Brigham Young University
Panelists:
Mary Garner, Kennesaw State University
Joan FerriniMundy, Michigan State University
Agnes M. Rash, St. Joseph's University
John L. Scharf, Carroll College

Monday January 7, 2002, 2:45 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Mathematics preparation of doctorates in mathematics education.
Organizers:
Robert E. Reys, University of Missouri, Columbia
Presenters:
Glenda Lappan, Michigan State University
Jeremy Kilpatrick, University of Georgia
Jim Lewis, Univeristy of Nebraska

Monday January 7, 2002, 2:45 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Calculus Reform and the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Integrating statistics/data analysis through the core curriculum.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
Panelists:
George W. Cobb, Mount Holyoke College
Steve W. Horton, U. S. Military Academy
Roxy Peck, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo
Alan J. Rossman, Dickinson College
Moderators:
Gary H. Krahn, U. S. Military Academy

Monday January 7, 2002, 2:45 p.m.4:15 p.m.
SUMMAMAA Committee on Minority Participation in Mathematics Panel Discussion
Organizers:
William A. Hawkins, Jr., MAA and the University of the District of Columbia
Panelists:
Eda DavisButts, Oregon State University
Daniel J. Madden, University of Arizona at Tucson
David L. Pagni, California State University at Fullerton

Monday January 7, 2002, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Computational problems in topology: The complexity of unknotting.
Jeffrey C. Lagarias*, AT\&T Laboratories Research
(9735708)

Monday January 7, 2002, 4:25 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Joint Prize Session and Reception

Monday January 7, 2002, 5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.
TwoYear College Reception

Monday January 7, 2002, 5:45 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Annual Reunion of University of WisconsinMadison

Monday January 7, 2002, 6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Purdue Mathematics Department Alumni Reception

Monday January 7, 2002, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
NSA Women in Mathematics Society Reception and Networking Session
Please go to NSA's exhibit booth 109 for the location of the suite in the Marriott where this will be held.

Monday January 7, 2002, 6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Design Science MathPlayer Cocktail Reception

Monday January 7, 2002, 6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
MER Banquet

Monday January 7, 2002, 8:15 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Knitting Network
Organizers:
SarahMarie Belcastro, Bowdoin College
Carolyn Yackel, Indiana University
Tuesday January 8, 2002

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.
Joint Pi Mu Epsilon and MAA Student Chapter Advisors' Breakfast

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 7:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Many Lives of Lattice Theory and the Theory of Ordered Sets, with Connections to Combinatorics, I
Organizers:
Jonathan D. Farley, University of Oxford and Vanderbilt University farley@math.vanderbilt.edu
Stefan E. Schmidt, New Mexico State University

7:30 a.m.
Ordered sets connected with semigroups.
Boris M. Schein*, University of Arkansas
(97306132)

8:00 a.m.
Lattice Decompositions of Multivariate Functions.
Juan K Lin*, Rutgers University, Department of Statistics
(97306157)

8:30 a.m.
Scaled Boolean Algebras.
Michael J Hardy*, Massachusetts Institue of Technology
(97306113)

9:00 a.m.
Splitting numbers for distributive lattices.
Dwight Duffus*, Emory University
Bill Sands, The University of Calgary
(97306223)

9:30 a.m.
Break.

10:00 a.m.
Partially Ordered Sets in Chemistry.
Douglas J. Klein*, Texas A&M University  Galveston
(973061044)

10:30 a.m.
Markov Processes on Posets and Stochastic Orderings.
William A Massey*, Princeton University
(97306152)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 7:30 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Employment Center
Scheduled interviews and interview center (see article for specific hours).

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Algorithmic Randomness, Computability, and Reals.
Rodney G. Downey*, Victoria University (New Zealand)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Thomas Archibald, Acadia University tom.archibald@acadiau.ca
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University zit@unix.temple.edu

8:00 a.m.
Charles Hermite and the solution of the quintic.
Tom Archibald*, Acadia University
(97301738)

8:30 a.m.
An unpublished lecture by G. N. Watson on solving the quintic.
Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(97301748)

9:00 a.m.
On the History of Mathematics in Nazi Germany: Wilhelm S\"uss, president of the Deutsche MathematikerVereinigung from 1937 to 1945.
Volker R Remmert*, Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology (MIT)
(97301825)

9:30 a.m.
Different Motivations and Goals in the Historical Development of the Theory of Linear Inequalities: Interactions between mathematical fields, applied mathematics, and society.
Tinne H Kjeldsen*, Roskilde University (this year: Caltech)
(97301688)

10:00 a.m.
Heinrich Hertz's Principles of Mechanics.
Jesper Lutzen*, University of Copenhagen.Visiting Prof at Caltech
(97301768)

10:30 a.m.
Mario Pieri in the shadow of Peano, von Staudt, and Hilbert.
Elena A Marchisotto*, California State University Northridge
(97301676)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales, II
Organizers:
Martin J. Bohner, University of Missouri, Rolla bohner@umr.edu
Billur Kaymakcalan, Georgia Southern University billur@gsaix2.cc.gasou.edu

8:00 a.m.
Variable Change for SturmLiouville Differential Expressions on Time Scales.
Calvin D Ahlbrandt, University of Missouri
Martin J Bohner*, Florida Institute of Technology
Tammy Voepel, Southern Illinois University
(973391211)

8:30 a.m.
Oscillation Criteria for Second Order Linear Equations on a Time Scale.
Lynn H Erbe*, University of Nebraska
(97334830)

9:00 a.m.
Solution Properties of Second Order Dynamic Equations on Discrete Time Scales.
Elvan AkinBohner*, Florida Institute of Technology
Joan Hoffacker, University of Georgia
(973391215)

9:30 a.m.
Oscillation of SecondOrder Linear Matrix Dynamic Equations on Measure Chains.
Michael K Kinyon*, Western Michigan University
(973341437)

10:00 a.m.
Sign Properties of Green's Functions for Disconjugate Dynamic Equations on Time Scales.
Paul W Eloe*, University of Dayton
(9733440)

10:30 a.m.
Crossed Symmetry and Computations of the Solutions of Second Order Boundary Value Problems on Time Scales.
Paul W Eloe, University of Dayton
Qin Sheng*, University of Dayton
Johnny Henderson, Auburn University
(97334449)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Probabilistic Methods in Combinatorics and the Internet, I
Organizers:
Fan Chung Graham, University of California San Diego fan@ucsd.edu
Van Vu, University of California San Diego

8:00 a.m.
On a Conjecture Relating Pebbling Numbers and Pebbling Thresholds.
Andrzej Czygrinow, Arizona State University (on leave at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland)
Michelle Wagner*, Department of Defense
(973051285)

8:30 a.m.
Quasirandom Permutations: Theory and Practice.
Joshua N. Cooper*, University of California, San Diego
(973051332)

9:00 a.m.
Embedding graphs of bounded degree in sparse pseudorandom graphs.
Yoshiharu Kohayakawa*, Universidade de S\~ao Paulo
(973051304)

9:30 a.m.
Generating random colourings of a graph with high girth and maximum degree.
Michael Molloy*, University of Toronto
(973051265)

10:00 a.m.
Crossing Numbers for Random Graphs.
Joel H Spencer*, Courant Institute
(9730514)

10:30 a.m.
Soem recent results and questions concerning random regular graphs with high degree.
Van H Vu*, UCSD
(973051159)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebras, Forms, and Algebraic Groups, III
Organizers:
R. Skip Garibaldi, University of California Los Angeles skip@math.ucla.edu
David J. Saltman, University of Texas at Austin saltman@math.utexas.edu
Adrian R. Wadsworth, University of California San Diego arwadsworth@ucsd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Invariants of algebraic groups.
Alexander S Merkurjev*, UCLA
(973141231)

9:00 a.m.
Generic PicardVessiot extensions for connected linear algebraic groups.
Lourdes Juan*, Texas Tech University
(97313156)

9:30 a.m.
Generic forms for reductive Lie algebras and fineness of the moduli space of principle $G$bundles on a smooth projective curve.
William J Haboush*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(973141216)

10:00 a.m.
Admissible Nilpotent orbits of simple real exceptional Lie Groups.
Alfred G No\"el*, The University of Massachusetts, Boston
(9732218)

10:30 a.m.
Skewhermitian forms over quaternions and algebraic groups of outer type $D_4$.
Max A Knus*, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
(973161317)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Developments in Analysis and Numerics of Fluid Problems (in memory of JacquesLouis Lions), I
Organizers:
Jie Shen, Pennsylvania State University and University of Central Florida shen@math.psu.edu
Shouhong Wang, Indiana University showang@indiana.edu
Xiaoming Wang, Iowa State University wang@math.iastate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Velocitycorrection methods for incompressible flows.
Jie Shen*, University of Central Florida
(97365654)

8:30 a.m.
A subgrid stabilization technique for approximating convectiondominated flow problems.
JeanLuc Guermond*, LIMSICNRS
(97365699)

9:00 a.m.
The Dirichlet Problem for the Stokes Equations in Lipschitz Domains.
Zhongwei Shen*, University of Kentucky
(97335685)

9:30 a.m.
A construction of robust exponential attractors.
Alain M Miranville*, Université de Poitiers
(97337638)

10:00 a.m.
Oscillation properties of the complex GinzburgLandau equation.
Igor Kukavica*, University of Southern California
(973351195)

10:30 a.m.
New scale of regularity spaces for the incompressible Euler equations.
Eitan Tadmor*, UCLA
(973351103)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Partial Differential Equations and Their Applications, I
Organizers:
Reza MalekMadani, United States Naval Academy
Peter A. McCoy, United States Naval Academy pam@nadn.navy.mil
John W. Neuberger, University of North Texas

8:00 a.m.
Level Set and PDE based methods in inverse problems, image processing, computer vision and graphics.
Stanley J Osher*, University of California, Los Angeles
(97365691)

9:00 a.m.
Undercompressive Shocks in Driven Film Flow.
Andrea L Bertozzi*, Duke University
(97335649)

9:30 a.m.
Image Inpainting: Models, Theory, and Applications.
Guillermo R. Sapiro*, University of Minnesota
(97335640)

10:00 a.m.
Computations of Multiphase Flows.
Smadar Karni*, University of Michigan
(97365997)

10:30 a.m.
An Existence Result on Positive Solutions for a Class of Semilinear Elliptic Systems.
D. D Hai, Mississippi State University
R. Shivaji*, Mississippi State University
(973351058)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Theory and Applications of Symmetric Functions, I
Organizers:
Adriano Garsia, University of California San Diego agarsia@ucsd.edu
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California San Diego jremmel@ucsd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Reduced Words Revisited.
Adriano M Garsia*, UCSD
(973051390)

8:30 a.m.
Combinatorics of the LascouxSch\"{u}tzenberger Tree.
David P Little*, UCSD
(973051406)

9:00 a.m.
qAnalogs of symmetric functions.
Michael A Zabrocki*, York University
Geanina Tudose, York University
(97305866)

9:30 a.m.
The plethysm of two Schur functions at hook and nearhook shapes.
Thomas M Langley*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Jeffrey B Remmel, University of California, San Diego
(973051251)

10:00 a.m.
Trace Cocharacters and the Kronecker products of Schur Functions.
Joaquin O Carbonara*, Buffalo State College
Luisa Carini, Universita di Palermo
Jeffrey Remmel, UCSD
(973051110)

10:30 a.m.
Counting Tableaux and Subtableaux.
Herbert S Wilf*, University of Pennsylvania
(973051242)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topology and Its Applications, I
Organizers:
Alexander Arhangelskii, Ohio University
Melvin Henriksen, Harvey Mudd College
James E. Keesling, University of Florida
Ralph D. Kopperman, City College of CUNY topann@att.net
John C. Mayer, University of Alabama at Birmingham

8:00 a.m.
Extremal Pseudocompact Topological Groups.
W. W. Comfort*, Wesleyan University
Jorge Galindo, Universitat Jaume I
(973221000)

8:30 a.m.
Tychonoff Expansions.
Wanjun Hu*, Wesleyan University CT
(97354342)

9:00 a.m.
The Dual Group of a Dense Subgroup.
W. W. Comfort, Wesleyan University
S. U. Raczkowski*, California State University, Bakersfield
F. J. TrigosArrieta, California State University, Bakersfield
(973221244)

9:30 a.m.
Topologies on the direct sum of topological Abelian groups.
Xabier E. Domínguez*, Universidade de A Coruña
María J. Chasco, Universidad de Navarra
(97320973)

10:00 a.m.
Sequential modifications of large Cantor cubes.
Gloria Tashjian*, Worcester, MA
(97354233)

10:30 a.m.
On cardinalities of cliques in Borel nonconvex sets.
Wieslaw Kubi\'s*, BenGurion University, BeerSheva, Israel
(973031270)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part B
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Stephen G. Hartke, Rutgers University

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part B
Optimal use of technology in teaching geometry at the collegeuniversity level.
Organizers:
Subhash C. Saxena, Coastal Carolina University
Nick Jackiw, Key Curriculum Press

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part B
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers.
Organizers:
Ralph P. Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic Topology and KTheory

8:00 a.m.
Prime Filtration in the Category of Noetherian Unstable Modules and Consequences (preliminary report).
Mara D Neusel*, University of Notre Dame
(9735545)

8:15 a.m.
The 2stranded Jones Polynomial and Virtual Knots: Preliminary Report.
Heather A Dye*, The University of Illinois at Chicago
(97355236)

8:30 a.m.
Nielsen numbers as bordism invariants.
Peter Saveliev*, Allegheny College
(97355576)

8:45 a.m.
Immersing 2Torsion Lens Spaces.
Thomas A Shimkus*, Lehigh University
(97355642)

9:00 a.m.
A Generalization of the Browning Invariant to Infinite Groups.
Katherine S Byler*, University of Oregon
(97355907)

9:15 a.m.
The $p$exponent of $\Phi W_{n,nk}$.
Michael J Fisher*, California State University, Fresno
(97355920)

9:30 a.m.
On the cohomology of the Steenrod algebra modulo nilpotents. (Preliminary Report).
Leyla Batakci*, Lehigh University
(97355925)

9:45 a.m.
The Malcev completion of the fundamental group.
Alan H Durfee*, Mount Holyoke College % Author's phone number. Maximum length is 25 characters.
(973551162)

10:00 a.m.
The Dieudonn\'e Ring for Ordinary Homology.
Kimberly R Elce*, University of Oregon
(973551171)

10:15 a.m.
LOT Complexes and the Whitehead Conjecture.
Travis R Kelm*, University of Oregon
(973551264)

10:30 a.m.
Efficiency Considerations in Computations with the Steenrod Algebra.
Vincent Giambalvo*, University of Connecticut
(973551282)

10:45 a.m.
On the Algebraic $K$Theory of $\Gamma_3$.
Ivonne Ortiz*, SUNYBinghamton
(973191379)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, II

8:00 a.m.
NonUnit examples of $(n,i,f)$ tube orders.
Barry A Balof*, Dartmouth College
Kenneth P Bogart, Dartmouth College
(97305871)

8:15 a.m.
Graphs with Cycle Lengths in a Certain Modularity Class for Small Moduli.
Stephen E Shauger*, Coastal Carolina University
(97305885)

8:30 a.m.
Critical Vertices in DotCritical Graphs.
Tamara A Burton*, Armstrong Atlantic State University
David Sumner, The University of South Carolina
(97305965)

8:45 a.m.
Break.

9:00 a.m.
Bipartite Rainbow Ramsey Numbers.
Linda L Eroh*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Ortrud Oellermann, University of Winnipeg
(973051011)

9:15 a.m.
Rado numbers for the equation $\sum_{i=1}^{m1}x_{i}+c=x_{m},$ for negative values of $c$.
Wojciech K Kosek*, South Dakota State University
Daniel Schaal, South Dakota State University
(973051013)

9:30 a.m.
Domination parameters and $\alpha$domination in digraphs and tournaments.
Larry J Langley*, University of the Pacific
Sarah K Merz, University of the Pacific
Dustin Stewart, University of Colorado, Denver
Coburn Ward, University of the Pacific
(973051050)

9:45 a.m.
Some Results on $k$insulated Sets.
Elena Grigorescu*, Bard College
(973051080)

10:00 a.m.
TreeTolerance Representations for Trees.
Mary Ann Saadi*, Fitchburg State College
(973051092)

10:15 a.m.
Asymptotic Packing of 2SetDisjointVertex Hypergraph using a Branching Process.
Collin Raymond*, Arizona State University
(973051120)

10:30 a.m.
Pebbling the $n$path.
Michael Jablonski*, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
(973051124)

10:45 a.m.
Gracefulness of random graphs.
Cody Patterson*, Texas A&M University
Collin Raymond, Arizona State University
(973051125)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Best Practices in Undergraduate Statistics Education
Organizers:
Mary M. Sullivan, Rhode Island College mmsullivan@ric.edu
Carolyn M. Cuff, Westminster College

8:00 a.m.
Does the price of chocolate chip cookies affect the quality?
Ann E Moskol*, Rhode Island College
(973J1387)

8:20 a.m.
Using Census Data to Make Comparisons Between Cities.
Laura A McSweeney*, Fairfield University
(973J1656)

8:40 a.m.
Inferential Statistics by Example: The Search for the Three Nicked Dice.
Kenneth D Dutch*, Centre College
(973J1385)

9:00 a.m.
Developing Understanding Among Statistical Representations.
Mary M Sullivan*, Rhode Island College
(973J1376)

9:20 a.m.
Sliding the Point Home: A Dynamic Software Tool for Illustrating Statistical Ideas.
Robin H Lock*, St. Lawrence University
(973J1636)

9:40 a.m.
Actvities in Experimental Design.
Daniel J. Teague*, NC School of Science & Mathematics
(973J1437)

10:00 a.m.
Angle of Repose.
Stuart F Boersma*, Central Washington University
Michele Hluchy, Alfred University
(973J1190)

10:20 a.m.
OneWay ANOVA Designs and Analysis using Legos.
Scott J Seipel, Middle Tennessee State University
Ginger Holmes Rowell*, Middle Tennessee State University
(973J1585)

10:40 a.m.
Scenarios for Statistics: some animations of real data analysis with Macromedia Flash 5.
Susan P Holmes*, Stanford University
(973J1373)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Redefining What a Modern ``College Algebra" Experience Means, I
Organizers:
Sheldon P. Gordon, SUNY at Farmingdale gordonsp@farmingdale.edu
Florence S. Gordon, New York Institute of Technology
Arlene H. Kleinstein, SUNY at Farmingdale
Mary Robinson, University of New Mexico, Valencia Campus
Linda H. Boyd, Georgia Perimeter College
Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins University

8:00 a.m.
A Contextual Definition of Functions for the College Algebra Course.
Scott R Herriott*, Maharishi University of Management
(973K1427)

8:20 a.m.
Why Can't a Turkey Fly: The Power of Power Functions.
Florence S Gordon*, New York Institute of Technology
(973K11117)

8:40 a.m.
College Algebra Reform Through Interdisciplinary Applications.
William P Fox*, Francis Marion University
Richard D West, Francis Marion University
(973K1299)

9:00 a.m.
The effect of an interdisciplinary algebra/science course on students' problem solving skills, critical thinking skills, and attitudes towards mathematics.
Karla J Oty*, University of Southern Colorado
Brett M Elliott, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
(973K1390)

9:20 a.m.
A Conservative Approach to Reform College Algebra.
Ronald J Harshbarger*, Unv. of South CarolinaBeaufort
Lisa S Yocco, Georgia Southern Univ.
(973K1201)

9:40 a.m.
College Algebra Reform in a Traditional Department.
Linda Martin*, Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute
(973K1264)

10:00 a.m.
Preparing for Calculus Using Mathematica: A Laboratory Approach.
Barry Cherkas*, Hunter College (CUNY)
(973K1307)

10:15 a.m.
Using Compound Interest to Motivate the Study of Exponential Functions in College Algebra.
Michael J Cullinane*, Keene State College
(973K1244)

10:30 a.m.
The Probability of Factorable Quadratics: Motivation for Completing the Square and the Quadratic Formula.
Michael J. Bosse'*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
N. R. Nandakumar, Delaware State University
(973K1500)

10:45 a.m.
Project Enhanced College Algebra at Framingham State College.
Sarah L Mabrouk*, Framingham State College
(973K1647)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Strategies for Increasing the Diversity of Students in Mathematics
Organizers:
William Yslas Velez, University of Arizona, Tucson velez@math.arizona.edu
Marjorie Enneking, Portland State University
William A. Hawkins, SUMMA
Michael B. Freeman, University of Kentucky
Robert E. Megginson, University of Michigan
Wade Ellis, West Valley College

8:00 a.m.
Apache Math Camp  A summer program at the University of Arizona.
Daniel J Madden*, University of Arizona
(973L1840)

8:20 a.m.
Reflections on Efforts to Increase Female Participation in Mathematics.
Harvey B Keynes*, University of Minnesota
Andrea M Olson, University of Minnesota
(973L1662)

8:40 a.m.
Increasing Retention in the Mathematical Sciences through Creation of Communities at the University of the Virgin Islands.
Camille A McKayle*, University of the Virgin Islands
(973L1630)

9:00 a.m.
Workshops Can Also Increase the Numbers of Women in Mathematics.
Elizabeth W McMahon*, Lafayette Ccollege
(973L1575)

9:20 a.m.
Multicultural Mathematics.
Rachel W Hall*, St. Joseph's University
(973L1503)

9:40 a.m.
The Mississippi Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation.
Charles C Alexander*, University of Mississippi
(973L1488)

10:00 a.m.
Pathways to Careers in Mathematics and Computer Science for Urban Minority Students.
Elaine A Terry, Saint Joseph's University
Deborah Lurie, Saint Joseph's University
Stephen Cooper*, Saint Joseph's University
(973L1295)

10:20 a.m.
Successful Approaches for the Recruitment and Retention of Underrepresented Students in Mathematics.
Yolanda Manzano*, Baylor University  NSF Summer Intern
Dennis E Davenport, NSF  Program Director  Division of Undergraduate Education
(973L164)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Using Examples from Sports to Enhance the Teaching of Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Robert E. Lewand, Goucher College blewand@goucher.edu
Howard L. Penn, U.S. Naval Academy

8:00 a.m.
Home Run Hitting.
Howard L Penn*, United States Naval Academy
(973M1308)

8:20 a.m.
Exceedances in Sports.
Farzad D Noubary*, Penn State University Schreyer Honors College
(973M120)

8:40 a.m.
How Far Does a Marathoner {\it Really} Run?
Robert N Talbert*, Franklin College
(973M1341)

9:00 a.m.
The Michael Jordan Problem: Solving a system of linear inequalities for lattice points.
Daniel J. Teague*, NC School of Science & Mathematics
(973M1436)

9:20 a.m.
What the Shortstop Sees.
Elton Graves*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(973M1185)

9:40 a.m.
An Analysis of Scoring Algorithms in Boxing.
Robert E Lewand*, Goucher College
(973M1793)

10:00 a.m.
Elementary Modeling and the Olympics.
Jeffrey W Clark*, Elon University
(973M1228)

10:20 a.m.
Applications of College Algebra in Exercise and Sports Science.
Scott R Herriott*, Maharishi University of Management
Ken Daley, Maharishi University of Management
(973M1489)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIGMAA on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education, I
Organizers:
Julie Morrisett Clark, Hollins University jclark@hollins.edu

8:00 a.m.
A comparative investigation in college algebra of student appeals to authority in written mathematical justification.
Shandy Hauk*, University of Northern Colorado
Matthew Isom, Arizona State University
(973S1671)

8:20 a.m.
The Evolution of Preservice Elementary Teachers' Beliefs in a ReformOriented Instructional Environment.
Jeff D. Farmer*, University of Northern Colorado
Janet Stapleton, University of Northern Colorado
(973S1709)

8:40 a.m.
Cognitive structures and their role in success in algebra courses.
Lillie F Crowley*, Lexington Community College
(973S1618)

9:00 a.m.
Preservice Teachers' Understanding of Mathematical Logic: A Preliminary Report.
Harel Barzilai*, Salisbury University
Homer W Austin, Salisbury University
(973S1386)

9:20 a.m.
The Role of Culture in International Teaching Assistants' Beliefs about Mathematics and the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics: A Preliminary Report.
Thomas C DeFranco*, UCONN
Jean M McGivneyBurelle, UCONN
(973S1472)

9:40 a.m.
An examination of the knowledge base for teaching among university mathematics faculty.
Kimberly B Santucci*, University of Connecticut
Thomas C DeFranco, University of Connecticut
Jean McGivneyBurelle, University of Connecticut
(973S1426)

10:00 a.m.
The Student Take on the EpsilonDelta Definition of a Limit.
Eileen Fernandez*, Montclair State University
(973S1561)

10:20 a.m.
Calculus students' views about justification in mathematics: preliminary report.
Margaret L Morrow*, Plattsburgh State University of New York
Manya Raman, University of California at Berkeley
(973S1627)

10:40 a.m.
Actual infinity: mental constructions and metaphors.
Anne Brown*, Indiana University South Bend
Michael McDonald, Occidental College
Kirk Weller, Bethel College
(973S1558)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
PME Council

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Field Theory and Linear Algebra

8:15 a.m.
Symmetrizing sets and multiaffine polynomials.
Micah J Smukler*, Harvey Mudd College
Weiqing Gu, Harvey Mudd College
(973151432)

8:30 a.m.
A bivariate analogue to the composed product of polynomials.
Kent M Neuerburg*, Southeastern Louisiana University
Donald Mills, U.S. Military Academy
(9731288)

8:45 a.m.
RootBased Compositions of Certain Classes of Multivariate Polynomials.
Donald D Mills*, U.S. Military Academy
Kent M Neuerburg, Southeastern La. Univ.
(97312172)

9:00 a.m.
Uncountable Subfields of the Reals.
Ronald E Rietz*, Gustavus Adolphus College
(97312330)

9:15 a.m.
Twin Irreducible Polynomials over Finite Fields  Theoretical Results.
Gove W Effinger*, Skidmore College
Kenneth H Hicks, Ohio University
Gary L Mullen, Penn State University
(97312824)

9:30 a.m.
Twin Irreducible Polynomials over Finite Fields  Numerical Results.
Gove W Effinger, Skidmore College
Kenneth H Hicks*, Ohio University
Gary L Mullen, Penn State University
(97312851)

9:45 a.m.
Galois module structure of $K^{\times}/K^{\times p}$ for $[K:F]=p$.
J\'an Min\'a\v{c}, University of Western Ontario
John Swallow*, Davidson College
(973121091)

10:00 a.m.
Isomorphism Classes of Hyperelliptic Function Fields.
Mark J Motley*, University of Kentucky
(973121381)

10:15 a.m.
On Preserving Structured Matrices Using Double Bracket Operators: Tridiagonal and Toeplitz Matrices.
Kenneth R Driessel, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
Irvin R Hentzel, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Wasin So*, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
(97315261)

10:30 a.m.
Geometrical representation of M and inverse M matrices.
Yoshimitsu Iwasaki*, Okayama University of Science
(97315823)

10:45 a.m.
$P_0$ matrices and related completion problems.
Luz M DeAlba*, Drake University
(97315896)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Topology, I
Organizers:
Jeffrey C. Lagarias, AT\&T Research Laboratories jcl@research.att.com
William H. Jaco, Oklahoma State University jaco@math.okstate.edu

8:30 a.m.
New bounds for Betti numbers of semialgebraic sets and algorithms for computing them.
Saugata Basu*, Georgia Institute of Technology.
(973541289)

9:00 a.m.
Optimal geometry in topology.
John M Sullivan*, Univ. of Illinois
(973531228)

9:30 a.m.
Recognizing String Graphs in NP.
Marcus Schaefer, DePaul University
Eric Sedgwick*, DePaul University
Daniel Stefankovic, University of Chicago
(973681170)

10:00 a.m.
On the AndrewsCurtis conjecture and Algorithms from Topology.
Siddhartha Gadgil*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(97320868)

10:30 a.m.
A special case of the weak hyperbolization conjecture.
Murray J Elder*, Texas A&M University
Jonathon P McCammond, Texas A&M University
John Meier, Lafayette College
(973571046)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
The role of rotation numbers in dynamical systems.
John M. Franks*, Northwestern University
(9733707)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Some applications of inner models.
Martin Zeman*, University of California Irvine

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Special Presentation
The Global Classroom: Live elearning over the web.
Organizers:
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University
Douglas A. Quinney, Keele University, UK

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
Time for your first sabbatical...Now what?
Organizers:
Cheri L. Boyd, Nazareth College
Mark R. Parker, Carroll College
Panelists:
David L. Allen, Eastern Oregon University
Thomas H. Barr, Rhodes College
Christine L. Kinsey, Canisius College
William A. Marion, Valparaiso University
Cynthia J. Woodburn, Pittsburgh State University

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Grantwriting workshop for proposals to the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education.
Organizers:
Dennis E. Davenport, NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education
James H. Lightbourne, NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education
Elizabeth J. Teles, NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education
Lee L. Zia, NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Mathematics in a postmodern age.
Organizers:
Russell W. Howell, Westmont College, Santa Barbara
W. James Bradley, Calvin College
Panelists:
W. James Bradley,
Calvin Jongsma, Dordt College
Moderators:
Russell W. Howell,

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of WomenWomen and Mathematics Network Special Presentation
Successful mathematics outreach programs for women and girls.
Organizers:
Elizabeth G. Yanik, Emporia State University
Virginia G. Kasten, General Motors
Kathleen A. Sullivan, Seattle University

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Book Sales and Exhibits

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 9:45 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Committee on Meetings and Conferences Panel Discussion
New directions at the NSF.
Moderators:
Tony F. Chan, UCLA
Panelists:
Douglas N. Arnold, Institute for Mathematics \& Applications
David Eisenbud, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Mark L. Green, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics
Michael F. Singer, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Philippe Tondeur, NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Presentation
Who wants to be a mathematician?
Organizers:
Michael A. Breen, AMS
Annette W. Emerson, AMS
William T. Butterworth, Barat College

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Meromorphic continuation of Lfunctions.
Richard Lawrence Taylor*, Harvard University
(9731106)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 10:10 a.m.11:00 a.m.
ASL Contributed Talks

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Harmonic numbers and the ABCconjecture.
Hendrik W. Lenstra, Jr.*, University of California Berkeley
(9731116)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III
Entropy Methods for Partial Differential Equations: Maximum principle methods.
Lawrence Craig Evans*, University of California Berkeley
(9733505)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Expressing graph and topological connectivity over the reals.
Leonid Libkin*, University of Toronto

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Thomas Archibald, Acadia University tom.archibald@acadiau.ca
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University zit@unix.temple.edu

1:00 p.m.
Turning the Pages: Tracing the Development of NineteenthCentury Mathematics in Britain through the Pages of Its Scientific Journals.
Sloan E Despeaux*, University of Virginia
(97301820)

1:30 p.m.
``Spreading the Gospel'': Gertrude M. Cox and the ISI Education Committee.
Patti W Hunter*, Westmont College
(97301730)

2:00 p.m.
James Joseph Sylvester at the University of Virginia: More to the Story.
Karen H Parshall*, University of Virginia
(97301660)

2:30 p.m.
Innovation and Adaption: The Content of the Curriculum in Lowerlevel 19th Century Mathematics Teaching.
Eisso J Atzema*, University of Maine
(97301819)

3:00 p.m.
The French Influence on the United States Military Academy.
Amy E Shell*, United States Military Academy
(9730150)

3:30 p.m.
Oswald Veblen, Elizabeth Wilson and the Mathematics of the First World War.
David Alan Grier*, George Washington University
(9730175)

4:00 p.m.
The role of manifolds in the history of topology and analysis.
Erwin O Kreyszig*, Carleton University
(97301733)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales, III
Organizers:
Martin J. Bohner, University of Missouri, Rolla bohner@umr.edu
Billur Kaymakcalan, Georgia Southern University billur@gsaix2.cc.gasou.edu

1:00 p.m.
Survey of Dynamic Inequalities on Time Scales.
Billur Kaymakcalan*, Georgia Southern University
(973341259)

1:30 p.m.
Some function space inequalities and their application to oscillation problems in differential equations.
Richard Brown, University of Alabama
Stephen Clark*, University of MissouriRolla
Don Hinton, University of Tennessee
(973341039)

2:00 p.m.
Existence and Uniqueness Results for Discrete Second Order Periodic Boundary Value Problems.
Ferhan Atici*, Visiting Assoc. Prof./ Western Kentucky University
Alberto Cabada, Prof. Dr./ Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
(97339970)

2:30 p.m.
Search for solutions to a basic PDE on time scales.
Jo Hoffacker*, University of Georgia
(97335829)

3:00 p.m.
Integral Equations on a Measure Chain  Part I.
Eric R Kaufmann*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Nickolai Kosmatov, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(9734577)

3:30 p.m.
Integral Equations on a Measure Chain  Part II.
Nickolai Kosmatov*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Eric R Kaufmann, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(9734578)

4:00 p.m.
Coupled Solutions and a Quasilinearization Technique for Dynamic Equations on Time Scales.
Bonita A Lawrence*, Marshall University
Billur Kaymakcalan, Georgia Southern
(973341284)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion

5:00 p.m.
Discussion

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I
Organizers:
Elizabeth Arnold, Texas A\&M University barnold@math.tamu.edu
Amelia Taylor, Rutgers University ataylor@math.rutgers.edu

1:00 p.m.
Common transversals and tangents in ${\mathbb P}^3$.
Gabor Megyesi, UMIST, Manchester, England
Frank Sottile*, University of Masssachusetts, Amherst
Thorsten Theobald, Technical University, Munich
(97314999)

1:30 p.m.
The Hilbert function points in $\mathbb{P}^{n_1} \times \cdots \times \mathbb{P}^{n_k}$.
Adam Van Tuyl*, Lakehead University
(973131031)

2:00 p.m.
Properties of squarefree monomial ideals.
Sara Faridi*, George Washington University
(973131287)

2:30 p.m.
Parallel Implementation of Buchberger's Algorithm on USNA's Armada. .
William N Traves*, U.S. Naval Academy
(97313826)

3:00 p.m.
Computing Gröbner bases on Supercomputers.
Anton Leykin*, University of Minnesota
(973141155)

3:30 p.m.
Using Valuations of Maximal Rank to Compute Gr\"obner Bases.
Edward C Mosteig*, Tulane University
(973131219)

4:00 p.m.
Self intersections of bicubic surfaces.
Michael Stillman*, Cornell University
Andre Galligo, University of Nice
(973131362)

4:30 p.m.
Explicit inversion formulas for a model in diffuse tomography.
F. Alberto Grunbaum, UC Berkeley
Laura F Matusevich*, UC Berkeley
(97392677)

5:00 p.m.
Polygon recognition and symmetry detection.
Mireille Boutin*, Brown University
(973531122)

5:30 p.m.
Symbolic and numeric implicitization of families of curves, surfaces and hypersurfaces.
Ilias S. Kotsireas*, Ontario Research Centre for Computer Algebra
(973141252)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory, III
Organizers:
Marcus Grefrath, San Diego State University gref@inaba.math.uniduisburg.de
Michael E. O'Sullivan, San Diego State University mosulliv@math.sdsu.edu
Roxana N. Smarandache, San Diego State University rsmarand@nd.edu

1:00 p.m.
Algebraic temptations in the theory of codes on graphs.
Robert Michael Tanner*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(97394827)

2:00 p.m.
Codes, graphs, expanders and girth.
Ian F. Blake*, University of Toronto
(97394845)

2:30 p.m.
On the Derivation of LDPC and Turbo Codes from Graphs with Large Girth.
Pascal O Vontobel*, Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Joachim Rosenthal, Notre Dame University
(973941292)

3:00 p.m.
Algebra of Low Density Parity Check Codes.
Emina Soljanin*, Bell Labs, Lucent
Elke Offer, Munich University of Technology
(973941272)

3:30 p.m.
An alternative pointcounting algorithm for elliptic curves.
Kristin E Lauter*, Microsoft Research
Peter Montgomery, Microsoft Research
(973111361)

4:00 p.m.
New watermarking schemes from coding theory.
Nigel Boston*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(973941355)

4:30 p.m.
A class of near optimal polynomial codes.
Nuh Aydin*, The Ohio State University
Dijen K. RayChaudhuri, The Ohio State University
(97305227)

5:00 p.m.
Selfdual codes and zeta functions.
Iwan Duursma*, U of Illinois at UC
(973111202)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Topology, II
Organizers:
Jeffrey C. Lagarias, AT\&T Research Laboratories jcl@research.att.com
William H. Jaco, Oklahoma State University jaco@math.okstate.edu

1:00 p.m.
The Complexity of Knot Genus.
Joel Hass*, University of California, Davis
Ian Agol, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago
William P Thurston, University of California, Davis
(97357773)

1:30 p.m.
New algorithms from normal surfaces theory.
Ben Burton, Oklahoma State University
William Jaco*, Oklahoma State University
David Letscher, Oklahoma State University
J. Hyam Rubinstein, University of Melbourne
(973571472)

2:00 p.m.
Normal Surface Theory and Minimal Triangulations.
Alexander C Barchechat*, UC Davis
(97354765)

2:30 p.m.
Comparing Triangulations of $3$Manifolds.
David M Letscher*, Oklahoma State
(973571132)

3:00 p.m.
Tabulation of classical links  the state of the game.
Morwen B Thistlethwaite*, University of Tennessee
(973571065)

3:30 p.m.
Polynomial time complexity algorithm for computing coefficients of the JonesConway (Homflypt) and Kauffman polynomials of links.
Jozef H Przytycki*, George Washington University
(973571068)

4:00 p.m.
Constraints on Vassiliev invariants and their complexity.
Oliver T Dasbach*, Oklahoma State University
XiaoSong Lin, UC Riverside
(97357882)

4:30 p.m.
Dehn filling on outside torus of 1bridge knot exterior.
YingQing Wu*, University of Iowa
(973571157)

5:00 p.m.
Discussion

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Hybrid Systems, I
Organizers:
Elena Litsyn, BenGurion University elenal@wisdom.weizmann.ac.il
A. S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette vatsala@louisiana.edu

1:00 p.m.
Stability Properties of Hybrid Fuzzy Differential Equations.
M Sambandham*, Morehouse College
(97334401)

1:30 p.m.
A Neurocomputing Approach to Solving Partial Differential Equations.
Laurene V Fausett*, Georgoia Southern University
(97335397)

2:00 p.m.
Qualitative theory of Hybrid Systems and impulse effects.
Seenith Sivasundaram*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
(97334678)

2:30 p.m.
Integrodifferential Hybrid Systems.
Sonya A Stephens*, Florida A&M University
(97337797)

3:00 p.m.
On Partial Stability and Boundedness of Discontinuous Dynamical Systems.
Anthony N Michel*, University of Notre Dame
Alexander P Molchanov, Institute of Control Sciences
Ye Sun, University of Notre Dame
(97393805)

3:30 p.m.
Universal Contingent Claims and Multiplicative Measures.
Valery A Kholodnyi*, TXU Energy Trading
(97390992)

4:00 p.m.
Hybrid Control via Finsler Spaces and Connections.
Anil Nerode*, Cornell University
Wolf Kohn, Hynomics Corporation
(973931055)

4:30 p.m.
Fundamental Theory of Control of Systems Involving a Kronecker Product of Matrices.
Kanuri N Murty*, Georgia Southern University
Donald W Fausett, Georgia Southern University
(973341071)

5:00 p.m.
Variational Lyapunov Method for Difference Equations.
Satyanarayana Dontha*, Florida Institute of Technology
(973001151)

5:30 p.m.
Quasilinearization for the Periodic Boundary Value Problem for Hybrid Impulsive Differential Equations.
Snezhana G. Hristova*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Aghalaya S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(97334852)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Many Lives of Lattice Theory and the Theory of Ordered Sets, with Connections to Combinatorics, II
Organizers:
Jonathan D. Farley, University of Oxford and Vanderbilt University farley@math.vanderbilt.edu
Stefan E. Schmidt, New Mexico State University

1:00 p.m.
A quasiorder representation for set systems and its application to consensus theory.
Melvin F Janowitz*, DIMACS
Gary D Crown, Wichita, KS
(97306762)

1:30 p.m.
Database Security and Concentrating Sums of Vectors.
Jerrold R Griggs*, University of South Carolina
(97306835)

2:00 p.m.
A way to protect complex hierarchical information.
Marcus Greferath, San Diego State University
Stefan E Schmidt*, New Mexico State University
(97394115)

2:30 p.m.
TypeI and linear lattices.
Mark D Haiman*, U.C. Berkeley
(97306770)

3:00 p.m.
From Interval Orders through Trapezoid Orders and Beyond.
Kenneth P Bogart*, Dartmouth College
(97306147)

3:30 p.m.
Interval Orders, Graph Coloring, Hamiltonian Paths and $\alpha$Sequences: Part 1.
William T Trotter*, Arizona State University
(973061444)

4:00 p.m.
The Linear and Weak Discrepancy of an Ordered Set.
Peter C Fishburn, AT&T Shannon Laboratory
Paul J Tanenbaum, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Ann N Trenk*, Wellesley College
(973061408)

4:30 p.m.
Lattice Theory in Economics.
Chris Shannon*, University of California, Berkeley
(97306153)

5:00 p.m.
Some Applications of Vector Lattices to Economics and Finance.
Charalambos D Aliprantis*, Purdue University
(97306418)

5:30 p.m.
Lattice Properties of Equilibrium Solutions in Mathematical Economics.
Neil E. Gretsky*, University of California, Riverside
(97390790)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Partial Differential Equations and Their Applications, II
Organizers:
Reza MalekMadani, United States Naval Academy
Peter A. McCoy, United States Naval Academy pam@nadn.navy.mil
John W. Neuberger, University of North Texas

1:00 p.m.
Discussion.

2:00 p.m.
Partial Differential Equations for Fluid Flow and Computer Graphics.
Ronald Fedkiw*, Stanford University
(97376969)

2:30 p.m.
KdVtype equations and Boussinesq systems.
Min Chen*, University of Central Florida
(97365865)

3:00 p.m.
Visualization of Multiple Solutions of Semilinear Elliptic Equations.
Goong Chen*, Texas A\&M Univ.
(973351019)

3:30 p.m.
Numerical Calculation of Critical Points of the Ginzburg Landau Functional.
John W Neuberger, University of North Texas
Robert J Renka*, University of North Texas
(97335354)

4:00 p.m.
Global wellposedness for the CamassaHolm equation in the energy norm.
Milena O Stanislavova*, University of MassachusettsAmherst
Atanas G Stefanov, University of MassachusettsAmherst
(973351038)

4:30 p.m.
Optimal design of a functionally graded elastic strip subjected to transient loading.
Ani P Velo*, Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY
George A Gazonas, Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Michael J Scheidler, Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
(97335950)

5:00 p.m.
Digital Inpainting Based on the MumfordShahEuler Image Model.
Jianhong Shen*, University of Minnesota
Selim Esedoglu, Inst. Math. Appl. (IMA)
(97368324)

5:30 p.m.
An Asymptotic Finite Deformation Analysis for an Isotropic Compressible Hyperelastic HalfSpace Subjected to a Tensile Point Load.
Debra A Warne*, James Madison University
Paul G Warne, James Madison University
(9737483)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, I
Organizers:
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology cvlsma@rit.edu
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu

1:00 p.m.
The Shilov Boundary of Operator Spaces.
Kay L Kirkpatrick*, Montana State University
(97347249)

1:30 p.m.
A Probabilistic Aspect of a Continuous NowhereDifferentiable Function.
JerChin L Chuang*, Furman University
(97326217)

2:00 p.m.
Random Graphical Sequences.
Megan T Smith*, Lawrence University
Gabe Zimmer, East Tennessee State University
(97305915)

2:30 p.m.
An exposition of elementary matroid theory.
Jonah D Blasiak, Princeton University
Jennifer M Rowe, Belmont University
Oded Yacobi*, Cornell University
Lorenzo Traldi, Lafayette College
(97305416)

3:00 p.m.
Algebra and Matrix Normed Spaces.
Seth M Hain*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(97346619)

3:30 p.m.
Continuity of the norm of a composition operator.
David B Pokorny*, UC Berkeley
Daniel McGinn, Carleton
Jonathan E Shapiro, Cal Poly
(97330616)

4:00 p.m.
Approximate Statistical Moment Method for Uncertainty Propagation Applied to Aircraft Design Optimization.
Stephen G Penny*, James Madison University
(97349667)

4:30 p.m.
Common eigenvectors for matrices $X_1,\ldots,X_m$ when $X_iX_j$ is scalar for $i < j$.
Adam H Berliner*, Carleton College
(97315853)

5:00 p.m.
Convergence of a family of random walks on the $d$dimensional torus.
Timothy M Prescott*, Harvey Mudd College
Francis E Su, Harvey Mudd College
(973601192)

5:30 p.m.
On two consecutive blocks with equal sums in a $\mathbf{Z}$coloring of the integers.
John B Gonzalez*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(973111424)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Processes and Functional Analysis (in honor of M. M. Rao), I
Organizers:
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu
Randall J. Swift, California State Polytechnic University Pomona randall.swift@wku.edu

1:00 p.m.
Reflections on M.M. Rao.
J. J. Uhl*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(97300898)

1:15 p.m.
Stochastic analysis and function spaces.
M.M. Rao*, Univ. of California, Riverside
(97360883)

2:00 p.m.
Nonstationary Stochastic Processes on Amenable Groups.
Bertram M Schreiber*, Wayne State University
(97360886)

2:30 p.m.
Harmonizable Processes and Fields.
Randall J Swift*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(97360944)

3:00 p.m.
Ergodicity and extremality of AMS sources and channels.
Yuichiro Kakihara*, California State University, San Bernardino
(97360906)

3:30 p.m.
Renormalization, GramSchmidt orthogonalization and generating functions.
N. Asai, International Institute for Advanced Studies
I Kubo, Hiroshima University
H H Kuo*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(97346903)

4:00 p.m.
Subdifferentiability and the Duality Gap.
Neil E. Gretsky*, Mathematics Department, University of California, Riverside
Joseph M. Ostroy, Economics Department, University of California, Los Angeles
William R. Zame, Economics Department, University of California, Los Angeles
(97390789)

4:30 p.m.
Geographic mosaics in coevolving populations with spatially uniform selection regimes.
Jennifer Switkes*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Michael Moody, Harvey Mudd College
(973351218)

5:00 p.m.
Pulse waves in elastic tubes.
Radu C Cascaval*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(97335897)

5:30 p.m.
Integrated Gaussian processes and their reproducing kernel Hilbert spaces.
Milan N Lukic*, Viterbo University
(97360169)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topology and Its Applications, II
Organizers:
Alexander Arhangelskii, Ohio University
Melvin Henriksen, Harvey Mudd College
James E. Keesling, University of Florida
Ralph D. Kopperman, City College of CUNY topann@att.net
John C. Mayer, University of Alabama at Birmingham

1:00 p.m.
Indecomposable continua in dynamics.
John C Mayer*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(973541338)

1:30 p.m.
A Semilinear Model for the Complex Exponential Map.
Robert L Devaney, Boston University
M\'onica Moreno Rocha*, Boston University, Boston, MA
(97337674)

2:00 p.m.
Conposants and the Structure of Periodic Orbits for Interval Maps.
David J Ryden*, Tulane University
(973541240)

2:30 p.m.
Homological Rotation Vectors and Lyapunov Functions.
John M. Alongi*, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
(97337785)

3:00 p.m.
A generalization of Knaster continua to higher dimensions.
Vincent A Ssembatya*, University of Florida
James E Keesling, University of Florida
(97354975)

3:30 p.m.
Cardinality Restrictions of Ometrizable and Symmetrizable Spaces.
Dimitrina N Stavrova*, Miami University
(97354778)

4:00 p.m.
The Topological Entropy of Extensions of Adding Machine Maps to Intervals.
James Keesling*, University of Florida
Louis Block, University of Florida
Jianhua Xie, Southwest Jiaotong University
(973541094)

4:30 p.m.
On asymptotic dimension of groups acting on trees.
Gregory C Bell*, University of Florida
Alexander N Dranishnikov, University of Florida
(973201318)

5:00 p.m.
The Isotopic Realization Problem, derived limits, and almost nilpotent quotients of the fundamental group of a link.
Sergey A Melikhov*, University of Florida
(973571006)

5:30 p.m.
The $A$ polynomial of twist knots.
Thomas W Mattman*, CSU, Chico
Isaiah P Lankham, CSU, Chico
(97357986)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part B
A dynamical systems approach to the differential equations course.
Organizers:
Paul A. Blanchard, Boston University
Robert L. Devaney, Boston University

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#14: Part B
Viewing mathematics via interrelations, for undergraduate courses.
Organizers:
Simon R. Quint, Stockton College of New Jersey

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
Environmental mathematics.
Organizers:
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Calculus of Variations

1:00 p.m.
Solution of Variational Problems via Hybrid of Piecewise Constant and Continuous Orthogonal Functions.
Mohsen Razzaghi*, Mississippi State University
(97349222)

1:15 p.m.
Optimal Control of an HIV Immunology Model.
Hem R Joshi*, University of Tennessee
(97349804)

1:30 p.m.
The Minimum Surface Problem Solved by Equivalent Problems.
Donald R. Snow*, Brigham Young University
(97349948)

1:45 p.m.
Optimal Control Solution to Integrodifferential Operator Systems Using Dynamic Programming.
Reza R Ahangar*, University of Central Arkansas
Stavros Belbas, University of Alabama
(973491083)

2:00 p.m.
Optimization and modeling of the process of photosynthesis in cottonplant.
Fahriddin K Bazarbayev*, "AndUslubPahta" ResearchProduction Center
(973491084)

2:15 p.m.
A New Formulation and Euler Equation for a Strong, Pathwise, Stochastic Calculus of Variations Problem.
John Gregory*, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Harry R Hughes, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
(973491131)

2:30 p.m.
An Algorithm for Finding Rational Interpolating Functions with Control Constraints.
Rebecca L Sparks*, Rhode Island College
(973491156)

2:45 p.m.
Noethertype Theorems for the Generalized Variational Principle of Herglotz with One and Several Independent Variables.
Bogdana A Georgieva*, Pacific University
Ronald B Guenther, Oregon State University
(97335760)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Ring Theory and Homological Algebra

1:00 p.m.
Break.

1:15 p.m.
Weakly Prime Ideals.
Eric E Smith*, University of Northern Iowa
(97313445)

1:30 p.m.
Formal Power Series and Composition.
XiaoXiong Gan*, Morgan State University
(97313693)

1:45 p.m.
Multiplicative Invariants of Subgroups of Reflection Groups.
Marc S Renault*, Temple University
(973131090)

2:00 p.m.
Cohen Macaulay Rings Of Invariants.
Jawahar H Pathak*, Temple University
(973131142)

2:15 p.m.
Power Series and the Preservation of Flat Covers.
David W. Dempsey*, Jacksonville State University
(973131310)

2:30 p.m.
Burnside and Kurosh problems.
Lakhdar Hammoudi*, Miami University
(9731615)

2:45 p.m.
Hopf Algebras Generated by a Coalgebra.
Charles B. Ragozzine*, SUNY Oneonta
(97316204)

3:00 p.m.
When is the Universal Enveloping Algebra of a Lie Color Algebra Entire?
Kenneth L Price*, UW Oshkosh
(97316523)

3:15 p.m.
Semiprime crossed products over copointed Hopf algebras.
Declan Quinn, Syracuse University
Serban Raianu*, Syracuse University
(97316780)

3:30 p.m.
Convolution algebras and fractional calculus.
Jason P Huffman*, Jacksonville State University
Henry E Heatherly, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(97316908)

3:45 p.m.
TwoSided Ideals of FiniteDimensional Algebras.
Leonid Krop*, DePaul University, Chicago
Stefan Catoiu, DePaul University, Chicago
William Chin, DePaul University, Chicago
(973161026)

4:00 p.m.
the prime spectrum for quantized hyperalgebras at roots of 1.
William Chin*, DePaul University
(973161048)

4:15 p.m.
Fourdimensional regular algebras mapping onto the 2Veronese ring of a 3dimensional regular algebra with generators of weights (1,1,2).
Darin R Stephenson*, Hope College
(973161112)

4:30 p.m.
$(+)$Admissible Sequences and the Preprojective Component.
Helene R Tyler*, Syracuse University
(973161184)

4:45 p.m.
Binomial Rings.
Jessica K Sklar*, Pacific Lutheran University
(973161328)

5:00 p.m.
Derived functors of Hom relative to flat covers.
Stephen T Aldrich*, Saint Mary's University of MN
Edgar E Enochs, University of Kentucky
Juan A Lopes Ramos, University of Almeria
(973181173)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, III

1:00 p.m.
Search for GroupInvariant Weighing Matrices W(60, 25).
Paul E Becker*, Penn State University  Erie
(97305111)

1:15 p.m.
The Number of Tableaux which Contain a Given Subtableau.
Aaron D. Jaggard*, University of Pennsylvania
(97305134)

1:30 p.m.
Inequalities for Polytopes.
Richard Ehrenborg*, University of Kentucky
(97305470)

1:45 p.m.
A Stirling Number Identity in a Generalized Context.
Theresa L Friedman, Willamette University
Paul Klingsberg*, St. Joseph's University
(97305836)

2:00 p.m.
Tightening Turyn's bound in Hadamard difference sets.
Ken W Smith*, Central Michigan University
(973051327)

2:15 p.m.
Least common multiples of cubes.
Peter Adams, University of Queensland
Darryn Bryant, University of Queensland
Saad ElZanati, Illinois State University
Barbara Maenhaut, The Open University
Charles Vanden Eynden*, Illinois State University
(973051129)

2:30 p.m.
Break.

2:45 p.m.
Matroids derived from cycle spaces of graphs and linear transformations.
Daniel C Slilaty*, Wright State University
(973051167)

3:00 p.m.
Break.

3:15 p.m.
Counting minimal paths in ndimensional digital space.
Kwang Ik Kim*, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Republic of Korea
(973051199)

3:30 p.m.
Complementary Graphs and the Chromatic Number.
Colin L Starr*, Stephen F. Austin State University
Galen E Turner, Louisiana Tech University
(973051207)

3:45 p.m.
On Detoursaturated Graphs.
Lowell W Beineke*, Indiana University  Purdue University Fort Wayne
Jean E Dunbar, Converse College
Marietjie Frick, University of South Africa
(973051210)

4:00 p.m.
Unit and Proper Tube Orders and Graphs.
Joshua D Laison*, Kenyon College
(973051243)

4:15 p.m.
More Classes of Prime Graphs.
Kelli R Carlson*, Texas A&M University
(973051283)

4:30 p.m.
A Tree Labelling Problem of Leech.
William C Calhoun*, Bloomsburg University
Kevin Ferland, Bloomsburg University
Lisa Lister, Bloomsburg University
John Polhill, Bloomsburg University
(973051303)

4:45 p.m.
Colorings of Graphs Defined by Conditions on Sets of Vertices.
Gary Chartrand, Western Michigan University
Farrokh Saba*, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Ebrahim Salehi, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Ping Zhang, Western Michigan University
(973051306)

5:00 p.m.
Some New Concepts on Edge Deleted Graphs.
Hosien S Moghadam*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(973051359)

5:15 p.m.
Efficient real and integer domination in graphs.
Jeffrey S. Baggett*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
A. E. Barkauskas, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
(973051363)

5:30 p.m.
On the Breadth of Lattices of Convex Sets in Multipartite Tournaments.
Darren B Parker, University of Dayton
Randy F Westhoff*, Bemidji State University
Marty J Wolf, Bemidji State University
(97306683)

5:45 p.m.
Bessel Numbers in Combinatorics.
Ji Young Choi*, Iowa State University
(973051380)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Deep Understanding of School Mathematics Needed by Teachers, II
Organizers:
Albert D. Otto, Illinois State University otto@ilstu.edu
Catherine M. Murphy, Purdue UniversityCalumet
Philip Quartararo, Southern University

1:00 p.m.
Teachers' mathematical understanding and reasoning about the design of calculus courses (preliminary report).
Dara L Sandow*, Michigan State University
(973I1504)

1:20 p.m.
Algebra and Calculus Concepts for Preservice Middle School Teachers  A Constructivist Approach in Developing a Profound Understanding of School Mathematics.
Becky J Krakowski*, University of Dayton
(973I1361)

1:40 p.m.
Deepening Understandings of Functions In Grades 58 Through Dynamic Visualization.
Barbara J Pence*, San Jose State Univ
(973I1318)

2:00 p.m.
Rich Mathematical Problems at SUNY Potsdam.
Victoria Klawitter, SUNY Potsdam
Blair F Madore*, SUNY Potsdam
(973I1441)

2:20 p.m.
Gaining a Deeper Understanding of Division of Fractions.
Brenda C Strassfeld*, New York University
(973I1100)

2:40 p.m.
The Challenges of Assisting Preservice Teachers Gain a Deeper Understanding of School Mathematics.
Albert D. Otto*, Illinois State University
Catherine Murphy, Purdue UniversityCalumet
Phil Quartararo, Southern University
(973I11186)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Classroom Demonstrations and Course Projects That Make a Difference, I
Organizers:
David R. Hill, Temple University hill@math.temple.edu
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College
Lila F. Roberts, Georgia Southern University

1:00 p.m.
A Few Good Animated Demonstrations for Multivariable Calculus.
John F Putz*, Alma College
(973N1327)

1:15 p.m.
Balanced Lines: Mathematics of Microphones.
Mako E Haruta*, University of Hartford
Steven Bellamy, McGill University
(973N1550)

1:30 p.m.
Mathematics in the News: A Course Project that Shows Students Mathematics is Alive and Well.
Catherine A. Gorini*, Maharishi University of Management
(973N1531)

1:45 p.m.
Mathematica, Simple Coding, and Invertible Matrix.
Heakyung Lee*, Winthrop University
(973N1317)

2:00 p.m.
A Project to Teach Parametric Equations Using Star Wars: Episode 1.
Carl V Lutzer*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(973N1610)

2:15 p.m.
It's Not Fair!: A CoinTesting Project.
Troy D Riggs*, Union University
(973N1198)

2:30 p.m.
Using Trigonometric Functions for Temperature Models.
Cathy M Frey*, Norwich University
(973N1281)

2:45 p.m.
Curvature in the Calculus Curriculum.
Jerry M Lodder*, New Mexico State University
(973N1286)

3:00 p.m.
Motivational Projects for Multivariable Calculus.
Carol J Browning*, Drury University
(973N1349)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Environmental Mathematics in the Classroom, I
Organizers:
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University fusaro@math.fsu.edu
Marty E. Walter, University of Colorado

1:00 p.m.
Optimizing Benefits for Fish and Fishermen.
Rosalie A Dance*, University of the Virgin Islands
James T. Sandefur, Georgetown University
(973P1382)

1:20 p.m.
A statistical F test for the natural attenuation of contaminants in groundwater.
Aristeo M Pelayo, Wi Dept. of Natural Resources
Fe S Evangelista*, Univ. of Wisconsin  Whitewater
(973P11347)

1:40 p.m.
Break.

2:00 p.m.
A Liberal Arts Course  Environmental Mathematics.
B. A. Fusaro*, Florida State University
(973P1625)

2:20 p.m.
WebBased Environmental Projects for Algebra Through Calculus.
Christopher Schaufele*, Dineh College
Nancy Zumoff, Kennesaw State University
(973P1409)

2:40 p.m.
Ants Help Solve the Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP.
Bruno Guerrieri*, Florida A&M University
(973P1497)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, IV
Organizers:
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University, San Bernardino mcmurran@math.csusb.edu
Laura Wallace, California State University, San Bernardino
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College

1:00 p.m.
Finding the area of tiles with fractal boundaries.
Judith A Palagallo*, University of Akron
(973T1276)

1:15 p.m.
Fractal Tilings with Radial Symmetry.
Thomas E Price*, University of Akron
Adam E Roberts, Bowling Green State Univ
(973T1461)

1:30 p.m.
On the sum of a series by Euler and an associated integral of Dirichlet.
T S Nanjundiah, University of Mysore,India, (Retd)
Mysore S Jagadish*, Barry University
(973T1573)

1:45 p.m.
Using Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML) to Visualize Linear Algebra.
Frederick A Adkins*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(973D1628)

2:00 p.m.
Various Notions of Distance.
Michael J Cullinane*, Keene State College
(973T1245)

2:15 p.m.
Black Holes and Black LoopsConnecting Elementary Arithmetic to Mathematical Research.
Murray H Siegel*, Sam Houston State University
(973T1181)

2:30 p.m.
Pythagoras, Beyond Sierpinski and the Triplet.
Donald A. Sokol*, Lisle, IL (Retired)
(973T1272)

2:45 p.m.
Discussion.

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
NAM GranvilleBrowne Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences

1:00 p.m.
William A. Massey, Lucent Technologies

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Teaching of Undergraduate Mathematics Panel Discussion
The medium and the message: Practical suggestions on student reading and course efficiency using a structured conversation format.
Organizers:
Mary Ellen Foley, Louisiana State UniversityShreveport
Sandra A. Gokey, Greenfield Community College
Tom J. Linton, Central College
Kirk E. Weller, Bethel College

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
BIG Math: Projects in business, industry, and government.
Organizers:
Philip E. Gustafson, Mesa State College

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Calculus Reform and the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Discrete mathematics in the first two years.
Organizers:
Donald D. Mills, U. S. Military Academy
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
Kathleen Snook, U. S. Military Academy
Panelists:
D. Chris Arney, College of Saint Rose
Diana M. Thomas, Montclair State University
Marie M. Vanisko, Carroll College

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
The Mathematical Education of Teachers.
Organizers:
Ronald C. Rosier, CBMS
Presenters:
James Lewis, University of Nebraska
Alan C. Tucker, SUNY at Stony Brook
Glenda Lappan, Michigan State University

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Poster Session
Projects supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education.
Organizers:
Jon W. Scott, Montgomery Community College

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Model Theory of Strings and Trees.
Michael Benedikt*, Lucent Technology/Bell Labs

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
From shuffling cards to the roots of randomness.
Persi W. Diaconis*, Stanford University

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
RMMC Board of Directors

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 3:10 p.m.4:00 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Classifying Borel Automorphisms.
John D. Clemens*, California Institute of Technology

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part B
Using physical and computerized puzzles as models of permutation groups in teaching abstract algebra.
Organizers:
John O. Kiltinen, Northern Michigan University

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 3:15 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Special Presentation
Developing teacher's knowledge for teaching mathematics: How you can help improve elementary school mathematics.
Organizers:
Deborah L. Ball, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Heather Hill, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 3:25 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Probability and Combinatorics in Analytic Number Theory, II
Organizers:
Andrew J. Granville, University of Georgia andrew@math.uga.edu

3:25 p.m.
Random matrix theory and the distribution of values of the Riemann zetafunction.
Brian Conrey*, American Institute of Mathematics
(973U1917)

4:00 p.m.
The BatemanHorn Conjecture for Number Fields.
Keith Conrad*, UC San Diego
(973U11233)

4:30 p.m.
Moments of Short Divisor Sums and Gaps Between Primes.
Daniel A Goldston*, San Jose State University
(973U1779)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Presentations by Teaching Award Recipients

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Undergraduate Student Poster Session
Organizers:
Mario U. Martelli, Claremont McKenna College

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 4:20 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science PolicyMAA Science Policy Committee Government Speaker
Mathematics at the National Security Agency.
James R. Schatz*, National Security Agency

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
ASL Contributed Talks

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
University of Michigan Alumni Reception

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Association for Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education SIGMAA Business Meeting,Lecture, and Reception
Organizers:
Julie M. Clark, Hollins University

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Informal Session
Actuarial education.
Organizers:
Krzysztof M. Ostaszewski, Illinois State University

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception for Mathematicians in Business, Industry, and Government
Organizers:
Philip E. Gustafson, Mesa State College

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Reception for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Mathematicians

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
History of Mathematics SIGMAA

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
University of Illinois Reception

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 5:10 p.m.6:00 p.m.
CSP Reception

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAAYoung Mathematicians Network Panel Discussion
Closing the deal: The campus interview and beyond.
Organizers:
Chawne M. Kimber, Lafayette College
David T. Kung, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Panelists:
Carl C. Cowen, Purdue University
Gwen Fisher, California Polytechnic State University (San Luis Obispo)
Thomas J. Pfaff, Ithaca College
Carol S. Wood, Wesleyan University

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Carroll College Project InterMath Workshop reunion.
Organizers:
Marie M. Vanisko, Carroll College

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
NAM Reception, Banquet, and CoxTalbot Address
The Right Train.
Gloria C. Hewitt*, University of Montana

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Project NExTYoung Mathematicians Network Special Presentation
Planning ahead for the tenure/promotion process.
Organizers:
Karrolyne Fogel, California Lutheran University
J. Lyn Miller, Western Kentucky University

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education, 2002 Business Meeting, and Lecture
Organizers:
Dexter C. Whittinghill, Rowan University
Presenters:
Roxy Peck, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
{\bit Mathematical Reviews} Reception

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 7:30 p.m.8:20 p.m.
MAA Student Lecture
Finding and fixing systems' weaknesses: The art and science of engineering risk analysis.
M. Elisabeth PateCornell*, Stanford University
(973A049)

Tuesday January 8, 2002, 8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
MAA Project NExT Reception
Organizers:
T. Christine Stevens, St. Louis University
Wednesday January 9, 2002

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 7:00 a.m.8:30 a.m.
MAA Liaison Breakfast

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Computable Numberings and Constructive Models.
Sergey Goncharov*, Novosibirsk State University

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Probabilistic Methods in Combinatorics and the Internet, II
Organizers:
Fan Chung Graham, University of California San Diego fan@ucsd.edu
Van Vu, University of California San Diego

8:00 a.m.
Optimal paths related to transport problems.
Qinglan Xia*, Rice University
(973491439)

8:30 a.m.
Guessing secrets wtih inner product questions.
Fan Chung, UCSD
Ronald Graham, UCSD
Linyuan Lu*, UCSD
(973051351)

9:00 a.m.
Simulated Tempering: Fast or Slow?
Claire Kenyon, Universite de Paris Sud
Dana Randall*, Georgia Tech
(973601397)

9:30 a.m.
Approximating the domatic number.
Uri Feige, Weizmann Institute, Israel
Magnus M Halldorsson, Science Inst., University of Iceland
Guy Kortsarz, Open University, Israel
Aravind Srinivasan*, University of Maryland
(97305846)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion.

10:30 a.m.
On Playing Golf With Two Balls.
Ioana Dumitriu, MIT
Prasad Tetali, Georgia Institute of Technology
Peter Winkler*, Bell Labs
(97360154)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II
Organizers:
Elizabeth Arnold, Texas A\&M University barnold@math.tamu.edu
Amelia Taylor, Rutgers University ataylor@math.rutgers.edu

8:00 a.m.
On Normal Monomial Ideals.
Les Reid, Southwest Missouri State University
Leslie G Roberts, Queen's University
Marie A Vitulli*, University of Oregon
(973131021)

8:30 a.m.
Generic CohenMacaulay Monomial Ideals.
Abdul Salam M Jarrah*, New Mexico State University
(9731346)

9:00 a.m.
Reverse Search for Monomial and Toric Ideals.
Dave Bayer*, Barnard College
Amelia Taylor, Rutgers University
(973131255)

9:30 a.m.
An Algorithm For The Computation Of The Adjoint Of A Monomial Ideal.
Mark J Rhodes*, Colgate University
(973131299)

10:00 a.m.
Multigraded regularity.
Gregory G Smith*, Barnard College, Columbia University
(973131128)

10:30 a.m.
Towards the (dis)connectedness of the toric Hilbert scheme.
Diane Maclagan*, Stanford University
(973131409)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, I
Organizers:
Rosa C. Orellana, Dartmouth College Rosa.C.Orellana@Dartmouth.edu
Michael Zabrocki, York University zabrocki@mathstat.yorku.ca

8:00 a.m.
Symmetric functions, bibrick permutations, and Lyndon words.
Andrius Kulikauskas, Minciu Sodas Laboratory
Jeffrey B Remmel*, University of California at San Diego
(973051047)

8:30 a.m.
A New Combinatorial Homotopy Theory for Graphs and Simplicial Complexes.
Eric Babson, U. of Washington
Helene Barcelo*, Arizona State University
Reinhard Laubenbacher, Virginia Tech
(97305858)

9:00 a.m.
Onetoone correspondences between 3dimensional arrays and certain triples.
Diana AvellaAlaminos, National University of Mexico
Ernesto Vallejo*, National University of Mexico
(97305933)

9:30 a.m.
A $T$order characterization of the universal Grassmannian order and generalizations.
Curtis D. Bennett*, Bowling Green State University
(973051275)

10:00 a.m.
The Hopf algebra of permutations of Malvenuto and Reutenauer.
Marcelo Aguiar, Texas A & M University
Frank Sottile*, UNiversity of Massachusetts, Amherst
(97305990)

10:30 a.m.
Combinatorics of $q$rook monoid algebras.
Tom Halverson*, Macalester College
(97305208)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Developments in Analysis and Numerics of Fluid Problems (in memory of JacquesLouis Lions), II
Organizers:
Jie Shen, Pennsylvania State University and University of Central Florida shen@math.psu.edu
Shouhong Wang, Indiana University showang@indiana.edu
Xiaoming Wang, Iowa State University wang@math.iastate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Lagrangian averages, transient vortex events and the initial value problem for turbulence.
Darryl D Holm*, Los Alamos National Lab
(973761147)

8:30 a.m.
Critical Dissipative Quasigeostrophic Equations.
Jiahong Wu*, Oklahoma State Univesity
(973761488)

9:00 a.m.
Boundary layer for the NavierStokesalpha model of fluid turbulence.
Alexey P Cheskidov*, Indiana University
(973761037)

9:30 a.m.
On the Connection Between the Viscous CamassaHolm Equation(NavierStokesalpha model) and Turbulence Theory.
Ciprian Foias, Indiana University and Texas A & M
Darryl Holm, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Edriss S Titi*, University of California  Irvine
(97376963)

10:00 a.m.
Differential Inequalities for Physical Quantities in 2D Turbulence.
Ciprian Foias, Texas A&M / Indiana Univ.
Michael S Jolly*, Indiana University
(973351389)

10:30 a.m.
Weakly dissipative KdV equation.
Olivier J Goubet*, LAMFA, Amiens, France
(973351113)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Hybrid Systems, II
Organizers:
Elena Litsyn, BenGurion University elenal@wisdom.weizmann.ac.il
A. S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette vatsala@louisiana.edu

8:00 a.m.
Qualitative theory of hybrid systems.
Stanislav N Vassilyev*, Institute of System Dynamics and Control Theory, Irkutsk
Ravil I Kozlov, Institute of System Dynamics and Control Theory, Irkutsk
(973931267)

8:30 a.m.
Stochastic Analysis: Hybrid Systems.
J. Chandra, The George Washington University
G. S. Ladde*, The University of Texas at Arlington
(973931307)

9:00 a.m.
Break.

9:30 a.m.
A New Concept Stability for Hybrid Dynamic Systems.
Srinivasa G Leela*, University of New York at Geneseo
(973341163)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Many Lives of Lattice Theory and the Theory of Ordered Sets, with Connections to Combinatorics, III
Organizers:
Jonathan D. Farley, University of Oxford and Vanderbilt University farley@math.vanderbilt.edu
Stefan E. Schmidt, New Mexico State University

8:00 a.m.
The many faces of a complex related to geometric lattices.
Manoj K Chari*, Louisana State University
(97306122)

8:30 a.m.
Graph Pebbling and the Multiset Lattice.
Airat Bekmetjev, Arizona State University
Graham Brightwell, London School of Economics
Andrzej Czgrinow, Arizona State University
Glenn H Hurlbert*, Arizona State University
(97306163)

9:00 a.m.
Constructions of 3chromatic Graph Cores.
Karen L Collins*, Wesleyan University
Benjamin Shemmer, Wesleyan University
(97306151)

9:30 a.m.
Characterizing lattices by numerical invariants.
Joseph P Kung*, University of North Texas
(9730698)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Lattice Theory, Enumerative Combinatorics and Topology.
Lynne M. Butler*, Haverford College
(97306161)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Partial Differential Equations and Their Applications, III
Organizers:
Reza MalekMadani, United States Naval Academy
Peter A. McCoy, United States Naval Academy pam@nadn.navy.mil
John W. Neuberger, University of North Texas

8:00 a.m.
Interpolation and Attractors.
Ciprian Foias*, Texas A&M/Indiana Univ.
Michael S Jolly, Indiana University
Igor Kukavica, Univ. Southern California
WingSuet Li, Virginia Tech/Georgia Tech
(973351179)

9:00 a.m.
Results within the GinzburgLandau Theory of Superconductivity.
Peter J Sternberg*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(9733571)

9:30 a.m.
The inverse groundwater modelling problem.
Ian W Knowles*, Univ. Ala. at Birmingham
(97335895)

10:00 a.m.
Perturbation of a jointly continuous (DorrohNeuberger) semigroup and its representation via the Martingale problem.
Frederi G Viens*, Purdue University
(97335926)

10:30 a.m.
Functionals with Nonstandard Growth in Image Restoration.
Stacey E. Levine*, Duquesne University
(97335168)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, II
Organizers:
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology cvlsma@rit.edu
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu

8:00 a.m.
Asymptotic analysis of an inward point load acting on a halfspace: a nonlinearly elastic nearload model.
Mary R Lee*, James Madison University
Debra A Warne, James Madison University
(97374407)

8:30 a.m.
Numerical Computation for Problems in NonLinear Solid Mechanics Involving Singularities.
Kelly I Dickson*, James Madison University
Paul G Warne, James Madison University
(97365408)

9:00 a.m.
Numerical Methods for Conservation Laws.
Andrea N Young*, Penn State University
(97365197)

9:30 a.m.
Noncommutative Quadratic Algebras with Two Generators.
Lee Kiessel*, Hope College
Abigail Reck, Grand Valley State University
Stephanie Wankier, Utah State University
(97316340)

10:00 a.m.
Padic Upper Half Planes and Representation Numbers of Quadratic Forms.
James B Wilson*, Portland State University
Benjamin Ellison, Case Western Reserve University
(97311216)

10:30 a.m.
On the Divisors of a Hurwitz Integral Quaternion.
Mohammed Abouzaid*, University of Richmond
Jarod Alper, Brown University
Steve DiMauro, Lafayette College
Justin Grosslight, Stanford University
Derek Smith, Lafayette College
(97311339)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Processes and Functional Analysis (in honor of M. M. Rao), II
Organizers:
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu
Randall J. Swift, California State Polytechnic University Pomona randall.swift@wku.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computations for nonsquare constants of Orlicz spaces.
Z. D. Ren*, Suzhou University
(97346939)

8:30 a.m.
Approximations of a Time Delay.
Stephen Wirkus*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(97335940)

9:00 a.m.
Fractals and Distributions on the Ntorus.
Victor Shapiro*, University of California, Riverside
(97346890)

9:30 a.m.
Statistical Considerations in Financial Optimization.
Svetlozar Rachev*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(97362899)

10:00 a.m.
Applications of Sinkhorn balancing: lowcost approximations for hard problems.
Francis E Sullivan*, IDA Center for Computing Sciences
Isabel M Beichl, NIST
(97360669)

10:30 a.m.
Applying Dual Processes to Solve Queueing Problems.
Alan Krinik*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Gerardo Rubino, INRIA
Hassan Kasfy, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Holly Lam, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Carrie Mortensen, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(973601024)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Theory and Applications of Symmetric Functions, II
Organizers:
Adriano Garsia, University of California San Diego agarsia@ucsd.edu
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California San Diego jremmel@ucsd.edu

8:00 a.m.
From $n!$ to $(n+1)^(n1)$.
Mark D Haiman*, U.C. Berkeley
(97305769)

8:30 a.m.
Macdonald Polynomials and the $q,t$Catalan Numbers.
Jim B Haglund*, Univ. of Pennsylvania
(97305913)

9:00 a.m.
kSchur functions and Macdonald polynomials.
Jennifer L Morse*, University of Pennsylvania
Luc F Lapointe, University of McGill
(973051043)

9:30 a.m.
Quotients of the ring of quasisymmetric polynomials.
Francois Bergeron*, University of Quebec in Montreal
(973051073)

10:00 a.m.
Noncommutative analog of Macdonald Symmetric Functions.
Nantel Bergeron*, York University
Mike Zabrocki, York University
(97305844)

10:30 a.m.
Power Content Polynomials and ShiftSymmetric Polynomials.
Alain Goupil*, Universite du Quebec a Montreal
(973051459)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part B
Incorporating discrete mathematics in the preparation of K12 mathematics teachers.
Organizers:
Lolina Alvarez, New Mexico State University

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part B
Mathematical finance.
Organizers:
Walter R. Stromquist, Berwyn, PA

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part B
WeBWorK, an Internetbased system for generating and delivering homework problems to students.
Organizers:
Arnold K. Pizer, University of Rochester
Michael E. Gage, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Geometry and Differential Geometry

8:00 a.m.
Tidbits in finite planes and Boolean algebra.
Raymond Killgrove*, Ramona, California (Retired)
(97351202)

8:15 a.m.
Steiner Symmetrization and Petty's Projection Body Conjecture.
Noah S Brannen*, Sonoma State University
(97352358)

8:30 a.m.
Polygons Whose Vertex Triangles Have Equal Area.
Guershon Harel, U.C.S.D.
Jeffrey M Rabin*, U.C.S.D.
(97351720)

8:45 a.m.
Symmetric Almost rParacontact Connections.
Andrew J. Bucki*, Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics
(973531515)

9:00 a.m.
Riemannian obstructions to minimal isometric immersions in Euclidean spaces.
Bogdan Suceava*, Michigan State University
(9735376)

9:15 a.m.
Higher order Osserman algebraic curvature tensors.
Iva Stavrov*, University of Oregon
(97353283)

9:30 a.m.
The Jordan normal form of Osserman algebraic curvature tensors.
Raina B Ivanova*, University of Oregon
(97353284)

9:45 a.m.
Determining factors from products, with applications to the curvature of hypersurfaces.
Michael J Cowen*, University at Buffalo
(97305745)

10:00 a.m.
Minimal graphs in $\mathbf R^3$ over convex domains.
Michael J Dorff*, Brigham Young University
(973531040)

10:15 a.m.
Riemannian Foliations on the Classical Heisenberg Group.
Marius I Munteanu*, University of Oklahoma
(973531260)

10:30 a.m.
Spaces of area minimizing foliations of cones, and S1 products, of compact surfaces.
Simon P Morgan*, Rice University
(97351323)

10:45 a.m.
Critical points of the Heat Kernel on a compact semisimple Lee group.
Mikhail B Korotiaev*, University of Alaska Fairbanks
(973581102)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, IV

8:00 a.m.
Codes, Designs and Graphs from the Janko Groups $J_1$ and $J_2$.
Jamshid Moori*, University of Natal, South Africa
Jenny D Key, Clemson University
(97305682)

8:15 a.m.
Local permutation polynomials for $m$circulant Latin squares.
Wiebke S Diestelkamp*, University of Dayton
(973051134)

8:30 a.m.
Break.

8:45 a.m.
Disjunctive Rado Numbers.
Daniel Schaal*, South Dakota State University
Brenda Johnson, South Dakota State University
(973051377)

9:00 a.m.
Compact semilattices with open principal filters.
M. Rajagopalan*, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN 37209
(973201296)

9:15 a.m.
On a Generalized Extremal Subfamily of an Extremal Family of EdgeRegular Graphs.
Kenneth J Roblee*, Youngstown State University
Tom Smotzer, Youngstown State University
(973051407)

9:30 a.m.
Break.

9:45 a.m.
Art Gallery Theorems for Weakly Cooperative Guards.
Val Pinciu*, Southern Connecticut State University
(973051416)

10:00 a.m.
Directed Covering With Block size 5 and v Even.
Hasan A Alhalees*, Saginaw Valley State University
Ahmed Assaf, Central Michigan University
L.P.S. Singh, Central Michigan University
(973051447)

10:15 a.m.
Break.

10:30 a.m.
An eigenvalue proof of the uniqueness of the Ramsey graph for K4 versus K4.
Allen J Schwenk*, Western Michigan University
(973051370)

10:45 a.m.
Some generalizations of a crease parity result for paper folding.
Thomas C. Hull*, Merrimack College
(973051371)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Redefining What a Modern ``College Algebra" Experience Means, II
Organizers:
Sheldon P. Gordon, SUNY at Farmingdale gordonsp@farmingdale.edu
Florence S. Gordon, New York Institute of Technology
Arlene H. Kleinstein, SUNY at Farmingdale
Mary Robinson, University of New Mexico, Valencia Campus
Linda H. Boyd, Georgia Perimeter College
Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins University

8:00 a.m.
Mathematics 101: An Introduction to Mathematical Thought.
Jacqueline Anderson Hall*, Longwood College
(973K1600)

8:20 a.m.
A ClassroomBased Assessment of A College Algebra Course Using Projects.
Regina D Aragon*, Eastern New Mexico University
(973K1438)

8:40 a.m.
Connections Between College Algebra and Composition Courses.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi*, Indiana University South Bend
Janet B Hall, Indiana University South Bend
Richard Cook, Indiana University
Kenneth A Smith, Indiana University South Bend
Rebecca Brittenham, Indiana University South Bend
Phyllis C MooreWhitesell, Indiana University South Bend
Connie RuhlSmith, Bowling Green State University
Jay A Showalter, Indiana University South Bend
Karen L White, Indiana University South Bend
(973K153)

9:00 a.m.
Broadening the Definition of College Algebra.
Bonnie Gold*, Monmouth University
(973K1563)

9:20 a.m.
Rethinking the Preparation for Calculus: The Implications for College Algebra.
Sheldon P Gordon*, SUNY at Farmingdale
(973K11118)

9:40 a.m.
College Algebra Defined for General Education.
Jo Ann B Royster*, Univ. of Central Arkansas
(973K1530)

10:00 a.m.
Journaling Through College Algebra.
Sarah V Cook*, Washburn University
(973K1375)

10:15 a.m.
Curriculum Used in Three Versions of College Algebra at Portland Community College.
Jerry R Kissick*, Portland Community College
(973K1417)

10:30 a.m.
Learning Elementary Algebra at College: An atmosphere of intellectual challenge in a socially supportive setting.
Rosalie A Dance*, Univ. of the Virgin Islands
(973K1379)

10:45 a.m.
Intermediate Algebra: Traditional Instruction versus Instruction via Interactive Software Program.
Mohammad H Ahmadi*, University of Wisconsin
(973K1351)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Outcome Assessment in Statistics Education
Organizers:
Robert del Mas, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis delma001@umn.edu
Carolyn M. Cuff, Westminster College

8:00 a.m.
Welcome.

8:05 a.m.
A Time Saving Suggestion for Grading Statistics Projects.
Richard J Cleary*, Bentley College
(973Q1206)

8:25 a.m.
Self Contained Capsules for Introductory Statistics Laboratory Activities.
Olcay Akman*, Coastal Carolina University
(973Q1644)

8:45 a.m.
Enhancing the Educational Experience: Statistical Boot Camp.
Brian E Smith*, McGill University
(973Q1643)

9:05 a.m.
Assessing General Education Goals in an Introductory Statistics Course.
Julie A Belock*, Salem State College
(973Q1476)

9:25 a.m.
Assessment as a Means of Instruction.
Robert del Mas*, University of Minnesota
Joan Garfield, University of Minnesota
Beth Chance, California Polytechnic State University
(973Q1763)

9:45 a.m.
Exams in a Computer Laboratory Setting.
Ann R Cannon, Cornell College
Jim Freeman*, Cornell College
(973Q1800)

10:05 a.m.
Assessing the Use of Conceptual Statistical Software in an Introductory Applied Statistics Course.
John D McKenzie, Jr.*, Babson College
George Recck, Babson College
(973Q1959)

10:25 a.m.
Discussant: Joan Garfield, University of Minnesota.

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on SIGMAA on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education, II
Organizers:
Julie Morrisett Clark, Hollins University jclark@hollins.edu

8:00 a.m.
Assessing Understanding in Calculus.
Melvin A Nyman*, Alma College
John Berry, University of Plymouth
(973S137)

8:20 a.m.
Break.

8:40 a.m.
Resolving Conflicts Between Teachers' and Students' Beliefs About Mathematics.
Gideon L Weinstein*, Montclair State University
Kathi G Snook, US Military Academy
(973S138)

9:00 a.m.
The Role of Metaphor in Student Acquisition of New Concepts.
Carol E Seaman*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(973S1378)

9:20 a.m.
Effects of Use of MATHEMATICA in Learning of Basic Linear Algebra Concepts.
Hamide Dogan*, University of Texas at El Paso
(973S1496)

9:40 a.m.
Integrating Mathematics and Pedagogy: A large scale research study of an intervention designed to change prospective teachers' beliefs about mathematics in order to maximize their mathematics learning
Rebecca CA Ambrose*, San Diego State University, School of Teacher Education
Jennifer Chauvot, San Diego State University, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Lisa Clement, San Diego State University, School of Teacher Education
Randy Philipp, San Diego State University, School of Teacher Education
(973S1614)

10:00 a.m.
A Visual Analysis of Knowledge Networks: Students Discuss Calculus.
Eric S Hsu*, San Francisco State University
(973S1565)

10:20 a.m.
Adaptation and extension of the framework of reducing abstraction to explain students' construction of solution to differential equations.
Debasree Raychaudhuri*, Simon Fraser University
(973S1622)

10:40 a.m.
The Development of Mathematical Norms in an Undergraduate Number Theory Course.
Jennifer C Smith*, University of Arizona
(973S1700)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Series and Fourier Analysis

8:15 a.m.
Discrete Representation of Continuous Time Signals.
Nasser Dastrange*, Buena Vista University
(97326889)

8:30 a.m.
Absolute inclusion theorems for triangles.
B. E. Rhoades*, Indiana University
Ekrem Savas, Yuzuncu University
(97340343)

8:45 a.m.
Closed Forms for Certain Infinite Series.
William Staub*, Shippensburg University
Frank Dangello, Shippensburg University
Lenny Jones, Shippensburg University
(97340935)

9:00 a.m.
An Extension of Bertrand's Tests.
Michael J Khoury*, Denison University
(973401187)

9:15 a.m.
An Algorithmic Approach to Uniqueness of $L^p$ Approximation of Convex Functions by Piecewise Constants.
Richard C Gayle*, Black Hills State University
Jerry M Wolfe, University of Oregon
(97341457)

9:30 a.m.
Optimal location with polyhedral constraints.
Michael P Prophet*, University of Northern Iowa
Robert Huotari, Glendale Community College
Jason Ribando, University of Northern Iowa
(97341479)

9:45 a.m.
Restriction and decay for flat curves and hypersurfaces.
Anthony P Carbery, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Sarah N Ziesler*, Dominican University, River Forest, Il
(97342505)

10:00 a.m.
We study the Radon transform on the $k$dimensional space over the ring of $n$ integers as we hope this to be of use in directional and toroidal time series.
Michelle R DeDeo*, Univ. of North Florida
(97342593)

10:15 a.m.
Complete continuity of a class of embeddings of FourierLebesgue spaces into modulation spaces $M_m^1$.
Yevgeniy V Galperin*, Sacred Heart University
(97342982)

10:30 a.m.
On the inequality of Hardy and Littlewood for the discrete fractional integral tranform of a sequence.
Constantine Georgakis*, DePaul University
(973421324)

10:45 a.m.
Summable processes.
Oana Mocioalca*, University of Florida
(973281326)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:20 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Using Examples from Sports to Enhance the Teaching of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Robert E. Lewand, Goucher College blewand@goucher.edu
Howard L. Penn, U.S. Naval Academy

8:20 a.m.
0 for April, or, Are Batting Slumps Inevitable?
E L May*, Salisbury University
(973M1537)

8:40 a.m.
Limits and Olympic Data: Forecasting the 2002 Winning Time.
David H Carhart*, Bentley College
Karen J Schroeder, Bentley College
(973M1545)

9:00 a.m.
Sports Applications for Discrete Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Mathematics and Technology, or Other Undergraduate Courses.
Vince Schielack*, Texas A&M University
(973M1612)

9:20 a.m.
Using Linear Algebra to Determine Quarterback Passer Ratings.
Owen D Byer*, Eastern Mennonite University
(973M1511)

9:40 a.m.
A New Spin on Projectile Examples.
Roland Minton*, Roanoke College
(973M1352)

10:00 a.m.
Dominance Matrices and Team Rankings.
Thomas W Polaski*, Winthrop University
(973M1372)

10:20 a.m.
Sports and Mathematics are Inseparable.
Montie G. Monzingo*, Southern Methodist University
(973M1491)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:20 a.m.4:40 p.m.
AWM Workshop
This session consists of several parts listed separately throughout this program. All meeting participants are invited to attend all presentations.
Organizers:
Gail D. L. Ratcliff, University of MissouriSt. Louis
Sue Geller, Texas A\&M University
Jodie D. Novak, University of Northern Colorado

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Organizers:
Thomas Archibald, Acadia University tom.archibald@acadiau.ca
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University zit@unix.temple.edu

8:30 a.m.
Jamsh\=\i d alK\=ash\=\i on Planetary Latitudes: A Preliminary Report.
Glen R Van Brummelen*, Bennington College
(97301809)

9:00 a.m.
Priority, Propriety and Polemic: The Eulerd'Alembert Correspondence.
Robert E Bradley*, Adelphi University
(97301183)

9:30 a.m.
Partial Differential Equations in Hamilton's Dynamical Theory (1835): A Preliminary Report.
Craig G Fraser*, University of Toronto
(97301833)

10:00 a.m.
Historiography of Mathematics in the French Enlightenment: The Lasting Effect of Montucla.
Thomas Drucker*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(97301650)

10:30 a.m.
The Earliest Chinese Mathematical Text: The Book of Arithmetic.
Joseph W Dauben*, Lehman College, CUNY
(97301838)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Low Dimensional Topology

8:30 a.m.
Knitting the Klein Bottle in Mathematically Meaningful Ways.
SarahMarie Belcastro*, Bowdoin College / Univ. of Northern Iowa
(973571353)

8:45 a.m.
Homotopy types of the components of the space of 3manifolds.
Nadya Shirokova*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(973571454)

9:00 a.m.
A link invariant based on the entanglement (linking) of components.
Fernando Souza*, University of Waterloo
Wim van Dam, University of California at Berkeley
(973571358)

9:15 a.m.
Using geometry to bound homotopy types in 2orbifolds with isolated singularities.
Elizabeth A. Stanhope*, Dartmouth College
(973531340)

9:30 a.m.
Contact Transformations for ODEs and Holonomic Knot Isotopies.
Edgar J Fuller*, Duke University
(973531269)

9:45 a.m.
Pure Framed Braids and Framed Links A preliminary Report.
Jonathan P Natov*, NYC Tech College, CUNY
(973571097)

10:00 a.m.
Logical distinction between diagrammatic and CohenLyndon asphericity.
Igor Biskup*, Bucknell University
(973201079)

10:15 a.m.
Uniqueness of graph products of torsion groups.
David G Radcliffe*, St. Paul, MN
(973201056)

10:30 a.m.
SeibergWitten invariants, orbifolds, and circle actions.
Scott J Baldridge*, Indiana University
(97357808)

10:45 a.m.
Strict Minimality of Alternating Knots in a Surface Cross an Interval.
Thomas R Fleming*, University of California San Diego
Colin C Adams, Williams College
(97357129)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Presentations by Recent Women Ph.D.s, I

8:30 a.m.
Simplicial Complexes in Commutative Algebra.
Sara Faridi*, George Washington University

9:00 a.m.
Tight closure and linkage.
Adela Vraciu*, University of Kansas

9:30 a.m.
Algorithms of resolution of singularities: Recent results.
Ana Bravo*, University of Michigan

10:00 a.m.
From Groups to Hopf Algebras.
Yevgenia Kashina*, Syracuse University

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
AMS Committee on Education Presentation
A conversation with the NCTM President: Facing the challenges of U.S. mathematics education together.
Presenters:
Lee V. Stiff, NCTM

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Reforms in mathematics education: Best practices and malpractices.
Manuel P. Berrioz\'abal*, University of Texas at San Antonio

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
01 Laws for Fragments of Existential SecondOrder Logic: A Survey.
Moshe Vardi*, Rice University

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 9:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Classroom Demonstrations and Course Projects That Make a Difference, II
Organizers:
David R. Hill, Temple University hill@math.temple.edu
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College
Lila F. Roberts, Georgia Southern University

9:00 a.m.
How to Ask a Sensitive Question: Demonstrating Randomized Response in the Classroom.
Patti Frazer Lock*, St. Lawrence University
(973N1360)

9:15 a.m.
How Monitored Projects Can Convince NonScience Majors That Mathematics Is Applicable to Everyday Experiences.
Helen C Christensen*, Loyola College in Maryland
(973N1596)

9:30 a.m.
Developing Transferable Skills In Undergraduate Mathematics Students Via Collaborative Projects.
Melvin A Nyman*, Alma College
John Berry, University of Plymouth
(973N136)

9:45 a.m.
Modeling and Simulating the Double Pendulum.
Mike O'Leary*, Towson University
Shiva Azadegan, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Towson University
(973N1577)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
AMSMAA Joint Panel Discussion
Professors for the Future programs.
Organizers:
Samuel M. Rankin, III, AMS
Thomas W. Rishel, MAA

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Outreach programs for women: Assessment issues.
Organizers:
Carolyn C. Connell, Westminster College of Salt Lake City
Panelists:
Carole B. Lacampagne, RAND
Charlene Morrow, Mount Holyoke College
Florence Fasanelli, The College Board
Moderators:
Susan L. Forman, Bronx Community College

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Workshop
Want to coach a math modeling team? Where to start and how to finish.
Organizers:
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University
Mark R. Parker, Carroll College
Presenters:
John E. August, Mount Saint Mary's College
Robert A. Beezer, University of Puget Sound
Thomas O'Neil, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Holly Zullo, Carroll College
Ben Fusaro,
Mark R. Parker,

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion
Distance learning.
Panelists:
James C. Turner, Florida State University

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Employment Center
Interview center.

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Book Sales and Exhibits

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
NAM Business Meeting

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Retiring Presidential Address
The down side of the trapezoid: An Immediate Past President surveys the Internet.
Thomas F. Banchoff*, Brown University

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 10:10 a.m.11:00 a.m.
ASL Contributed Talks

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Women Graduate Students Poster Session

10:30 a.m.
{\bf Light refreshments will be available.}

10:30 a.m.
Entropy and Equivalence of Random Walks on Random Sceneries.
Karen Ball*, University of Maryland, College Park

10:30 a.m.
A New 2parameter Variation of the Quantum YangBaxter Equation.
Robin Endelman*, University of Cincinnati

10:30 a.m.
Hyperbolicity in the Complex H\'{e}non Family.
Suzanne Lynch Hruska*, Cornell University

10:30 a.m.
Norms and the BieriNeumannStrebel Invariant.
Reva S. Kasman*, University of Illinois at Chicago

10:30 a.m.
Summable processes.
Oana Mocioalca*, University of Florida

10:30 a.m.
The Modified Tunneling Approach to Solving a Nonlinear Optimization Problem Applied to Groundwater Remediation Design.
Karen Ricciardi*, University of Vermont

10:30 a.m.
Function Spaces with Matrix Weights, and Applications to Wavelets.
Svetlana Roudenko*, Michigan State University

10:30 a.m.
The CastelnuovoMumford regularity of subspace arrangements.
Jessica Sidman*, University of Michigan

10:30 a.m.
Filament Dynamics of NonNewtonian Fluids.
Linda B. Smolka*, Pennsylvania State University

10:30 a.m.
Sand and Sea: Analysis of a Model of Coastal Sandbar Formation.
Katherine Socha*, University of Texas at Austin

10:30 a.m.
Generalized coset codes and lattices.
Sarah A. Spence*, Cornell University

10:30 a.m.
Using Geometry to Bound Homotopy Types in 2orbifolds with Isolated Singularities.
Elizabeth A. Stanhope*, Dartmouth College

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 11:10 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
Spectral Zeta Functions.
Katherine Okikiolu*, University of California San Diego

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Learning in Finite Models.
Martin Grohe*, University of Freiburg

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, IV
Organizers:
Thomas Archibald, Acadia University tom.archibald@acadiau.ca
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University zit@unix.temple.edu

1:00 p.m.
John Fauvel at Colorado College.
Mike Siddoway*, Colorado College
(97301875)

1:30 p.m.
The Life and Work of John Fauvel.
June E BarrowGreen*, The Open University, UK
(97301737)

2:00 p.m.
The Gresham Professors of Geometry  The first 100 years.
Robin J. Wilson*, The Open University, UK
(97301723)

2:30 p.m.
Break.

3:00 p.m.
Vindicating Leibniz in the calculus priority dispute: The role of Augustus De Morgan.
Adrian Rice*, RandolphMacon College
(97301637)

3:30 p.m.
Legendre, Hargreave, and Smith on Sieve Methods.
Francine F. Abeles*, Kean University
(97301469)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Probabilistic Methods in Combinatorics and the Internet, III
Organizers:
Fan Chung Graham, University of California San Diego fan@ucsd.edu
Van Vu, University of California San Diego

1:00 p.m.
Random graphs and Internet graphs.
Fan Chung*, University of California, San Diego
(973051345)

1:30 p.m.
A Phase Transition in the Optimum Partitioning Problem.
Christian H Borgs*, Microsoft Research
Jennifer T Chayes, Microsoft Research
Boris Pittel, Ohio State University
(973051203)

2:00 p.m.
Tradeoffs in Probabilistic Packet Marking for IP Traceback.
Micah Adler*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(97394746)

2:30 p.m.
Probabilistic Techniques in Data Stream Computations.
S. Muthu Muthukrishnan*, AT&T Research
(973681308)

3:00 p.m.
The Phase Transition for Percolation on the nCube.
Christian H Borgs, Microsoft Research
Jennifer T Chayes*, Microsoft Research
Remco van der Hoftstad, Delft University of Technology
Gordon Slade, University of British Columbia
Joel Spencer, New York University
(973051201)

3:30 p.m.
Learning mixtures of arbitrary gaussians.
Sanjeev Arora*, Princeton University
Ravi Kannan, Yale University
(97368861)

4:00 p.m.
Failure Detection in Networks.
Jon M Kleinberg*, Cornell University
(97305220)

4:30 p.m.
Random walks on the World Wide Web.
Monika R Henzinger*, Google Inc.
(97368353)

5:00 p.m.
Some combinatorial problems associated with the Internet.
Ronald L. Graham*, University of California, San Diego
(973051334)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, III
Organizers:
Elizabeth Arnold, Texas A\&M University barnold@math.tamu.edu
Amelia Taylor, Rutgers University ataylor@math.rutgers.edu

1:00 p.m.
Lower bounds for Betti numbers.
Melvin Hochster, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Benjamin P Richert*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(973131295)

1:30 p.m.
Local Complete Intersections in $\mathbb{P}^2$ and Koszul syzygies.
David Cox, Amherst College
Hal Schenck*, Texas A&M University
(97314211)

2:00 p.m.
3Generated Ideals Arising From Graphs.
Leah H Gold*, Cornell University
(973131309)

2:30 p.m.
About finite $F$representation type.
Yongwei Yao*, University of Kansas
(97313750)

3:00 p.m.
Level Algebras with Minimal Hilbert Functions.
Anna M. Bigatti, University of Genoa
Anthony V. Geramita*, Queen's University and the University of Genoa
(973131144)

3:30 p.m.
Some Simple Representations of $BS(2,3)$ and Their Deformations.
Russell E Goodman*, University of Oklahoma
(97314253)

4:00 p.m.
Associated primes and Bass numbers of local cohomology modules.
Thomas Marley*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Janet Vassilev, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
(973131333)

4:30 p.m.
Determinantal ideals and the combinatorics of Schubert polynomials.
Allen I Knutson, UC Berkeley
Ezra N Miller*, MIT
(97313909)

5:00 p.m.
Generic Sequences of Polynomials.
Keith A Pardue*, Haverford College
(973131288)

5:30 p.m.
Patterns of dependence among powers of polynomials.
Bruce Reznick*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(97314107)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, II
Organizers:
Rosa C. Orellana, Dartmouth College Rosa.C.Orellana@Dartmouth.edu
Michael Zabrocki, York University zabrocki@mathstat.yorku.ca

1:00 p.m.
Centralizer Algebras for Exceptional Groups.
Hans Wenzl*, University of California, San Diego
(973001074)

1:30 p.m.
Catalan Numbers and QuasiSymmetric Functions.
Nantel Bergeron*, York University
JeanChristophe Aval, Universite de Bordeaux
(97305842)

2:00 p.m.
A combinatorial model for Weyl character formulas.
Frederick Goodman*, Univerity of Iowa
Jacqui Rammage, University of Newcastle
(973051146)

2:30 p.m.
The StanleyReisner simplicial complex of the slope variety.
Jeremy L Martin*, University of California, San Diego
(97305850)

3:00 p.m.
Radon Transforms and the Finite General Linear Groups.
Michael E Orrison*, Harvey Mudd College
(97320641)

3:30 p.m.
A probabilistic approach to the descent statistic.
Richard Ehrenborg, University of Kentucky
Michael Levin, Harvard University
Margaret A Readdy*, University of Kentucky
(97305767)

4:00 p.m.
Restricted Permutations, Fibonacci Numbers, and $k$Generalized Fibonacci Numbers.
Eric S Egge*, Gettysburg College
(97305334)

4:30 p.m.
Sturmian Words and the Permutation that Orders the Fractional Parts $\{\alpha\}, \{2\alpha\}, \dots, \{n \alpha\}$.
Kevin O'Bryant*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(9730574)

5:00 p.m.
Cyclotomic Hecke algebras and multipartitions.
Monica J Vazirani*, UC Berkeley
(97305956)

5:30 p.m.
Reciprocity theorems for enumeration of perfect matchings.
James G Propp*, University of Wisconsin
(97305732)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Developments in Analysis and Numerics of Fluid Problems (in memory of JacquesLouis Lions), III
Organizers:
Jie Shen, Pennsylvania State University and University of Central Florida shen@math.psu.edu
Shouhong Wang, Indiana University showang@indiana.edu
Xiaoming Wang, Iowa State University wang@math.iastate.edu

1:00 p.m.
Theory and Application of InitialBoundaryValue Problems for Water Waves.
Jerry L Bona*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(97376787)

1:30 p.m.
Recent Developments in Boundary Layer Theory Associated with Incompressible Newtonian Fluids.
Roger Temam, Indiana University
Xiaoming Wang*, Iowa State U. and New York U.
(973761305)

2:00 p.m.
Rigorous characterizations of the boundary layer separations of 2D incompressible flows.
Shouhong Wang*, Indiana University
(97376657)

2:30 p.m.
Boundary Layer Dynamics of the Flow Past a Cylinder at High Reynolds Number.
Hans E Johnston*, University of Michigan
(97376881)

3:00 p.m.
Numerical simulation of cocontinuous emulsions.
John S Lowengrub*, University of Minnesota
(973761471)

3:30 p.m.
Macromolecular fluids: modeling and simulation.
Wang Qi*, Florida State University
(973761025)

4:00 p.m.
Multiple Scale Models in Complex fluids.
Chun Liu*, Penn State University
(97335670)

4:30 p.m.
The predictability problems in numerical weather and climate prediction.
Mu Mu*, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Wansuo Duan, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(97376731)

5:00 p.m.
Spectral Dynamics of Velocity Gradient Field in Restricted Flows.
Hailiang Liu*, UCLA
Eitan Tadmor, UCLA
(973351479)

5:30 p.m.
Statistical Solutions of the NavierStokes Equations with Applications to the Conventional Theory of Turbulence.
Ricardo M Rosa*, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(973351281)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Many Lives of Lattice Theory and the Theory of Ordered Sets, with Connections to Combinatorics, IV
Organizers:
Jonathan D. Farley, University of Oxford and Vanderbilt University farley@math.vanderbilt.edu
Stefan E. Schmidt, New Mexico State University

1:00 p.m.
Two applications of the tensor product of lattices.
Robert W Quackenbush*, University of Manitoba
(97306148)

1:30 p.m.
Congruence forcing in lattices.
George Gr\"atzer, University of Manitoba
Matthew Greenberg*, McGill University
Tam\'as E. Schmidt, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
(97306702)

2:00 p.m.
Partially Ordered Structures for Hazard Detection.
Janusz Brzozowski*, University of Waterloo
(97306247)

2:30 p.m.
Process Spaces, Morphisms, and Applications.
Radu Negulescu*, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University
(97306139)

3:00 p.m.
Break.

3:30 p.m.
Partial order, specification and refinement.
Michael W Mislove*, Tulane University
(97306158)

4:00 p.m.
Retracts of Directed Complete Posets.
Jimmie D Lawson*, Louisiana State University
(97306130)

4:30 p.m.
Retracts and Connections.
Henry Crapo*, CAMS, EHESS, Paris, France
(973061268)

5:00 p.m.
Constructing finite projective planes.
James B Nation*, University of Hawaii
(97306164)

5:30 p.m.
$Q$universal varieties of bounded lattices.
M. E Adams*, State University of New York at New Paltz
W. Dziobiak, University of Puerto Rico
(97306143)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, III
Organizers:
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology cvlsma@rit.edu
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu

1:00 p.m.
A modification of the BialostockiErdosLefmann Problem.
Andy C Schultz*, Davidson College
(973051433)

1:30 p.m.
ColorConsistent Automorphisms of Cayley Graphs.
Melanie Albert*, Davidson College
Jaren Smith, Bard College
Elizabeth W McMahon, Lafayette College
(97305414)

2:00 p.m.
Permutations Avoiding the Patterns 1234 and 3124.
Corinne B Dallas*, Gettysburg College
(97305425)

2:30 p.m.
RSK Insertion and Characters of Complex Reflection Groups and Cyclotomic Hecke Algebras.
Andy G Cantrell*, Macalester College
(97305225)

3:00 p.m.
Constructing Excellent Unique Factorization Domains with Local Generic Formal Fibers.
John Bryk, Williams College
Sonja Mapes*, University of Notre Dame
Charles Samuels, Williams College
Grace Wang, University of California, Berkeley
(97313250)

3:30 p.m.
A measure that is both dyadic doubling and triadic doubling is not necessarily doubling.
Daniel M. Boylan*, Harvey Mudd College
(97342231)

4:00 p.m.
Lotteries and Poisson approximation.
Ana Pavasovi\'c, Hillsdale College
Challis Kinnucan*, Bates College
(97360870)

4:30 p.m.
Break.

5:00 p.m.
Never Cry Wolf: Changing Population Dynamics in Yellowstone.
Clay E Cressler*, Hope College
(9739272)

5:30 p.m.
Modeling Michigan's Whitetailed Deer Population.
Christian W VanSlooten*, Hope College
(9739273)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Processes and Functional Analysis (in honor of M. M. Rao), III
Organizers:
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu
Randall J. Swift, California State Polytechnic University Pomona randall.swift@wku.edu

1:00 p.m.
Stochastic Integral of processes with finite variation.
Nicolae Dinculeanu*, University of Florida
(97360904)

1:30 p.m.
$L^(2,2)$ Xholomorphic processes.
Michael L Green*, Baylor University
(97360884)

2:00 p.m.
Stochastic and Doubly Stochastic Operators.
Sheila King, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Ray Shiflett*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(97360957)

2:30 p.m.
Filtering with OrnsteinUhlenbeck Process as Noise.
Abhay G Bhatt*, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
(97360888)

3:00 p.m.
Ito formula for free stochastic integrals.
Michael Anshelevich*, University of California, Berkeley
(973601400)

3:30 p.m.
Tightness of Brownian Flow and L\'{e}vy Flow.
Hong Zhang*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
D Kannan, University of Georgia
(973601221)

4:00 p.m.
Hedging of Options When the Price Process Has Jumps Whose Arrival Rate Depends on the Price History.
Kiseop Lee*, Dept. of Statistics, Purdue Univ
(9736017)

4:30 p.m.
Extended Distributions and Hyperfunctionals.
Mark Burgin*, University of California, Los Angeles
(97346900)

5:00 p.m.
A Problem from Hamiltonian Mechanics with Small Noise and Degeneracy.
Natella V O'Bryant*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(9736081)

5:30 p.m.
Approximating Scale Mixtures.
Hasan Hamdan*, James Madison University
John Nolan, James Madison University
(97360905)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Theory and Applications of Symmetric Functions, III
Organizers:
Adriano Garsia, University of California San Diego agarsia@ucsd.edu
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California San Diego jremmel@ucsd.edu

1:00 p.m.
On the top homology of hypergraph matching complexes.
John Shareshian, Washington University
Michelle L Wachs*, University of Miami
(973051452)

1:30 p.m.
Symmetric functions, homomorphisms, and permutation statistics.
Jeffrey B Remmel*, University of California at San Diego
(973051049)

2:00 p.m.
Applications of Symmetric Functions to the Study of Wreath Products Between Cyclic and Symmetric Groups.
Jennifer D Wagner*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(97305798)

2:30 p.m.
Characters of the partition algebras.
Tom Halverson*, Macalester College
(973051138)

3:00 p.m.
Quantum cohomology of Grassmannians.
Anders S Buch*, MIT
(973141098)

3:30 p.m.
A root system description of pattern avoidance with applications to Schubert varieties.
Sara C Billey*, MIT
Alex Postnikov, MIT
(973051396)

4:00 p.m.
Descent Monomials and GarsiaHaiman Modules.
Edward E Allen*, Wake Forest University
(973051339)

4:30 p.m.
Symmetric functions and twostacksortable permutations.
Ira M Gessel*, Brandeis University
Dapeng Xu, Brandeis University
(973051027)

5:00 p.m.
A tensor product theorem related to perfect crystals.
Masato Okado, Osaka University
Anne Schilling, University of California, Davis
Mark M Shimozono*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(973051315)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topology and Its Applications, III
Organizers:
Alexander Arhangelskii, Ohio University
Melvin Henriksen, Harvey Mudd College
James E. Keesling, University of Florida
Ralph D. Kopperman, City College of CUNY topann@att.net
John C. Mayer, University of Alabama at Birmingham

1:00 p.m.
Forcing and convergence properties in compact spaces.
Alan S Dow*, University of North Carolina Charlotte
(973541274)

1:30 p.m.
Perfect images of metalindel\"of spaces.
Oleg I Pavlov*, Mercer University
(973541412)

2:00 p.m.
A Generalization of Weak Bases.
Chuan Liu*, Ohio State UniversityNewark
(973541336)

2:30 p.m.
An $\alpha$normal non$\beta$normal Moore Space.
John E Porter*, Murray State University
(97354144)

3:00 p.m.
Basecover paracompactness and GOspaces.
Strashimir G. Popvassilev*, Auburn University, AL, and Institute of Mathematics, Sofia, Bulgaria
(97354255)

3:30 p.m.
Metrizability of trees.
Akira Iwasa*, University of South Carolina Salkehatchie
(973541035)

4:00 p.m.
On some relative properties.
Mikhail V Matveev*, Irvine, CA
(97354803)

4:30 p.m.
Break.

5:00 p.m.
Nicely Fr\'echet spaces and Fr\'echetness of products.
Francis Jordan, University of Mississippi
Frederic Mynard*, University of Mississippi
(97354946)

5:30 p.m.
The Category of Long Exact Sequences and the Homotopy Exact Sequence of Modules.
C. Joanna Su*, Providence College
(97355740)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part B
Introduction to mathematical card tricks.
Organizers:
Colm K. Mulcahy, Spelman College
Jeffrey A. Ehme, Spelman College

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part B
Creating and exporting computer animations to the Web.
Organizers:
William D. Emerson, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Louis A. Talman, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Bradford Kline, Metropolitan State College of Denver

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis and Operator Theory

1:00 p.m.
Convex set and polygons.
Ji Gao*, Community College of Philadelphia
(9734624)

1:15 p.m.
Approximation by chaotic operators.
Juan P Bes*, Trinity College
Kit C Chan, Bowling Green State University
(97346142)

1:30 p.m.
Some extremal properties of section spaces of Banach bundles and their duals.
D A Robbins*, Trinity College
(97346246)

1:45 p.m.
Some Convergent Properties of Mann and Ishikawa Iteration Schemes in Hilbert Spaces.
Jinlu Li*, Shawnee State University
(97346400)

2:00 p.m.
RiemannLebesgue properties of Banach spaces associated with subsets of a discrete abelian group.
Patrick N Dowling*, Miami University
(97346863)

2:15 p.m.
DP1 Operators on C(H,E).
Dawn R Slavens*, Midwestern State Univeersity
Elizabeth M Bator, University of North Texas
(973461082)

2:30 p.m.
Complemented subspaces of bounded linear operators from C(H,E) to F.
Elizabeth M Bator*, University of North Texas
(973461238)

2:45 p.m.
A separating property for operators on Banach lattices related to function space representations.
William A. Feldman*, University of Arkansas
(97347155)

3:00 p.m.
Orbits under a class of isometries of $L^{1}\,[0,1]$.
Terje Hoim*, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
(97347205)

3:15 p.m.
Generalized Inverses in a Banach Algebra of Operators.
Lisa A Oberbroeckling*, University of Oregon
(97347810)

3:30 p.m.
Separating the shiftlike and backward shiftlike parts of a Hilbert space operator.
George R Exner*, Bucknell University
Bernard Chevreau, University of Bordeaux I
(97347857)

3:45 p.m.
Break.

4:00 p.m.
Composition and Toeplitz Operators in Lorentz Ideals.
Raimundo M Kovac*, Rhode Island College
(973471029)

4:15 p.m.
Abstract Backward Shifts.
Michael W Raney*, University of Oregon
(973471059)

4:30 p.m.
On the Existence of Non Outer Conjugate $\mathbb{Z}_{3}$Kernels on a Free Group Factor with the Same Obstruction to Lifting.
Maria Grazia Viola*, University of Iowa
(973471440)

4:45 p.m.
CauchyKowalewski Theorem for Extended Distributions.
Mark Burgin, UCLA
James Ralston*, UCLA
(97335744)

5:00 p.m.
Extending the Kantrovich Inequalities to Normal Operators and pairs of elements of closed Normal Subalgebras.
Morteza Seddighin*, Indiana University East
(9734721)

5:15 p.m.
Break.

5:30 p.m.
Capacity estimates.
David R Adams, University of Kentucky
Ritva M HurriSyrjanen*, University of Helsinki, University of Michigan
(97331311)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Mathematics Education

1:00 p.m.
Building Job Skills in a Number Theory Course.
John W Jones*, Arizona State University
Jeffrey J Holt, University of Virginia
(9739726)

1:15 p.m.
Report on a New College Algebra Learning System.
Wayne F Mackey*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(97397332)

1:45 p.m.
The Effects of HandHeld CAS in Multivariable Calculus.
Mary Ann Connors, Westfield State College
William L Fehlman II*, United States Military Academy
(97397515)

2:00 p.m.
A Comparison of High School and University Performance  Preleminary Report.
Richard O Hill*, Michigan State University
Thomas A Parker, Michigan State University
(973971198)

2:00 p.m.
Improving Undergraduate Mathematics Education: Benefits of the Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Program at the University of Arizona.
Christopher D Goff*, University of Arizona
Brigitte Lahme, University of Arizona
(973971423)

2:30 p.m.
The Case Against Quizzing Students.
David A Smith*, United States Military Academy
(973971473)

2:45 p.m.
Math Sense: A Collaborative Effort to Prepare Peer Instructors in a General Education Course Teach Mathematics.
Brigitte Lahme*, University of Arizona
Maria K Robinson, University of Arizona
(973971429)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations

1:00 p.m.
Genaration and Metastability of Patterns for a Class of Nonlinear Evolution Equations.
Zhenbu Zhang*, Tulane University
(9733544)

1:15 p.m.
Complete BlowUp For A Degenerate Semilinear Parabolic Problem With An Insulated Boundary Condition.
Nadejda E Dyakevitch*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(97335150)

1:30 p.m.
Decay of KdV Solitons.
Hieu D Nguyen*, Rowan University
(97335187)

1:45 p.m.
The existence and large time behavior of solutions of a parabolic boundary value problem with interface condition.
ChiKan Chen*, University of Central Arkansas
(97335273)

2:00 p.m.
On Explicit Radial Entire and NonEntire Solutions.
Philip W Schaefer*, University of Tennessee
Vinod Goyal, Tuskegee University
(973351466)

2:15 p.m.
Break.

2:30 p.m.
An nth order Darboux transformation for the onedimensional time dependent Schrodinger equation.
Danny Arrigo*, University of Central Arkansas
Fred Hickling, University of Central Arkansas
(973351001)

2:45 p.m.
On Nonlinear Wave Generation by a Moving Boundary.
Vladimir V Varlamov*, The University of Texas at Austin
Jerry L Bona, The University of Texas at Austin
(973351009)

3:00 p.m.
The effect of the assumption of equilibrium partitioning in the modeling of chemical sorption and transport.
Seth F. Oppenheimer*, Mississippi State University
William L Kingery, Mississippi State University
(973351276)

3:15 p.m.
Weak Solutions to the Equations of MHD Dynamo Theory via the Galerkin Method.
Paul G. Schmidt, Auburn University
Tony D. Weathers*, Mercer University
(973351279)

3:30 p.m.
Boundary Value Problems and the Darboux Transformation.
Danny Arrigo, Univ. Central Arkansas
Fred Hickling*, Univ. Central Arkansas
(973351388)

3:45 p.m.
On computations of Eigenfunctions for Nonlinear Shroedinger equation.
Nataliya Y Savytska*, University of Connecticut
Israel Koltracht, University of Connecticut
(973351399)

4:00 p.m.
Time Dependent NavierStokes Equation, Analytical, Solution of the Boundary Layer, Laminar and Turbulent.
Leonard D'Attorre*, AMS
(973001434)

4:15 p.m.
Break.

4:45 p.m.
Neutral Functional Equations in Discrete Time.
Constantin Corduneanu*, The University of Texas at Arlington
Mehran Mahdavi, Bowie State University
(973451168)

5:00 p.m.
Continuous Future Polynomial Regularization of IllPosed Volterra Equations (preliminary report).
Aaron C Cinzori*, Hope College
(973451174)

5:15 p.m.
Identification of conductivity imperfections: An asymptotic formula for imperfections of codimension 1.
Arup Mukherjee*, Montclair State University, NJ
Elena Beretta, Universita di Roma
Michael Vogelius, Rutgers University
(973451331)

5:30 p.m.
Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Crack Growth in Anisotropic Medium.
Alla V Balueva*, Georgia Perimeter College
(97374604)

5:45 p.m.
On the heat trace asymptotics for the Zaremba problem.
Stuart Dowker, University of Manchester
Peter Gilkey, University of Oregon
Klaus Kirsten*, MaxPlanckInstitute, Leipzig
(97358145)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Classroom Demonstrations and Course Projects That Make a Difference, III
Organizers:
David R. Hill, Temple University hill@math.temple.edu
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College
Lila F. Roberts, Georgia Southern University

1:00 p.m.
Students on Track  Designing a Train Track.
Gerald Kobylski, United States Military Academy
William K Farmer*, United States Military Academy
Ethan Berkove, Lafayette University
(973N1533)

1:15 p.m.
Teaching Vectors in Context: Kennedy Space Center's Doppler Radar Wind Profiler Project.
Dennis C Ebersole*, Northampton Community College
(973N1412)

1:30 p.m.
Finding the Speed of Light in Water: A Simple Calculus Demonstration.
James T Sandefur*, Georgetown University
(973N1452)

1:45 p.m.
Demos with Positive Impact: A Project to Connect Mathematics Instructors with Effective Teaching Tools.
David R Hill, Temple University
Lila F Roberts*, Georgia Southern University
(973N1455)

2:00 p.m.
Using Consulting Problems to Reinvigorate a Liberal Arts Mathematics Course.
Carol A Simmons*, North Georgia College & State University
(973N1450)

2:15 p.m.
Modeling Projects in a Beginning Applied Calculus course.
Sharon L Brown*, Humboldt State University
(973N1366)

2:30 p.m.
The Force Table in the Mathematics Classroom.
Kelly Black*, University of New Hampshire
John B Geddes, University of New Hampshire
(973N195)

2:45 p.m.
ILAPS to the Rescue.
William P Fox*, Francis Marion University
Richard D West, Francis Marion University
(973N1298)

3:00 p.m.
A Foot By Any Other Name  A Paradox for Calculus Students.
Tracy D Hamilton*, California State University Stanislaus
(973N1526)

3:15 p.m.
Projects for PreService Teachers in an UpperLevel Modern Geometry Class.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
(973N1478)

3:30 p.m.
Spreading the Word: Classroom Simulations for Modeling Logistic Growth.
Penelope Dunham*, Muhlenberg College
(973N1544)

3:45 p.m.
A Trip to the Circus  From General Mathematics to Multivariate Calculus.
Sarah L Mabrouk*, Framingham State College
(973N1697)

4:00 p.m.
Was Malthus Correct? The Problem of Rice in India.
David H Carhart*, Bentley College
Karen J Schroeder, Bentley College
(973N1554)

4:15 p.m.
Models To Improve Visualization of Volumes.
Laurene V Fausett*, Georgoia Southern University
(973N1395)

4:30 p.m.
Do Math and History Mix?
Joanne V Peeples*, El Paso Community College
(973N1574)

4:45 p.m.
Applications of Logic and Truth Tables in a General Education Mathematics Course.
Chris D Oehrlein*, Oklahoma City Community College
Jay Malmstrom, Oklahoma City Community College
(973N1578)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Environmental Mathematics in the Classroom, II
Organizers:
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University fusaro@math.fsu.edu
Marty E. Walter, University of Colorado

1:00 p.m.
Mathematics for Environmental Analysis  two courses.
Mic Jackson*, Earlham College
(973P1434)

1:20 p.m.
Mathematics for Human Survival.
Patricia Clark Kenschaft*, Montclair State University
(973P1271)

1:40 p.m.
Classroom Ready Environmental Mathematics Resources.
Greg A Langkamp*, Seattle Central Community College
Joseph M Hull, Seattle Central Community College
(973P1495)

2:00 p.m.
Calculus and Environmental Modeling.
James A Walsh*, Oberlin College
(973P142)

2:20 p.m.
Some Important Topics You Most Likely Will Not Encounter in an Economics Class.
Martin E. Walter*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(973P1238)

2:40 p.m.
Environmental Modeling: A general education course in an environmentally focused curriculum.
Jim Wright*, Green Mountain College
(973P1292)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Who Needs Algebra! Alternative Introductory Mathematics Courses
Organizers:
Judy E. Ackerman, Montgomery College jackerma@mc.cc.md.us
Susan L. Forman, Bronx Community College
Kathie A. Yoder, L. A. Pierce College

1:00 p.m.
Math in the First Year Studies Program: An Integrated Approach to Collegiate Studies and Mathematical Thinking.
Teresa D Magnus*, Rivier College
(973R1547)

1:20 p.m.
Quantitative Reasoning and Informed Citizenship: An activitybased course for nonmajors.
Alicia Sevilla*, Moravian College
Kay B Somers, Moravian College
(973R1529)

1:40 p.m.
Quantitative Literacy as an Alternative to College Algebra.
Holly P Hirst*, Appalachian State University
Sarah J Greenwald, Appalachian State University
(973R1398)

2:00 p.m.
Graduating from college without college algebra.
John T Zerger*, Catawba College
(973R1466)

2:20 p.m.
Writing Assignments and the Real World.
Patricia Clark Kenschaft*, Montclair State University
(973R1367)

2:40 p.m.
Introduction to Mathematical Modeling.
Steven M Hetzler*, Salisbury University
(973R1568)

3:00 p.m.
Mathematics in Action: A Holistic Approach to Teaching a Firstyear Mathematics Course.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi*, Indiana University South Bend
Paul Kochanowski, Indiana University South Bend
(973R1101)

3:20 p.m.
Elementary Mathematical Models  An entry level mathematics course for the five minute university.
Dan Kalman*, American University
(973R1265)

3:40 p.m.
What I did in HighSchool Mathematics and Why.
George T Rublein*, College of William and Mary
(973R1567)

4:00 p.m.
Taking Algebra Alternatives from the Community College to the High School.
Chris D Oehrlein*, Oklahoma City Community College
(973R1591)

4:20 p.m.
Offering a Range of Algebra Alternatives.
Bonnie Gold*, Monmouth University
(973R1570)

4:40 p.m.
Moving Beyond College Algebra: What Makes Alternative Courses Successful?
Fred Peskoff*, Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
(973R1632)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:15 p.m.
SIGMAA on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education, III
Organizers:
Julie Morrisett Clark, Hollins University jclark@hollins.edu

1:00 p.m.
Exploring Changes in Elementary Education Students' Mathematical Beliefs.
Stephen D Szydlik*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Jennifer E Szydlik, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(973S1403)

1:20 p.m.
How Much Logic is Used in Transition Course Proofs and How Do Students Know It?
Annie Selden*, Tennessee Technological University
John Selden, Mathematics Education Resources Company
Scott Baker, Tennessee Technological University
(973S1556)

1:40 p.m.
Instructional Implications of Attending to Students' Spontaneous Reasoning.
Michael C Furnish Oehrtman*, The University of Texas at Austin
(973S1162)

2:00 p.m.
Transformational Reasoning as a Tool for Defining, Conjecture and Proof.
Michelle J Zandieh*, Arizona State University
Mark Burtch, Arizona State University
Denise Nunley, Arizona State University
(973S1608)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
The mathematics community and public support.
Organizers:
Christopher C. Leary, SUNY at Geneseo
Panelists:
Herbert Clemens, University of Utah
Daniel L. Goroff, Harvard University
Joseph Malkevitch, York College, City University of New York
Michael A. Breen, AMS
Daniel N. Rockmore, Dartmouth College

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
How to successfully publish a textbook.
Organizers:
Michael R. Lennie, San Diego, CA
Presenters:
Michael R. Lennie,
Robert Christopherson, American River College
Michael Sullivan, Lemont, IL

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Calculus Reform and the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Reflections on the West Point Summary Conference for the CRAFTY Curriculum Foundations Workshops.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
Panelists:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona, Tucson
Harriet S. Pollatsek, Mount Holyoke College
Donald B. Small,
Moderators:
Kathleen Snook, U. S. Military Academy

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
AWM Workshop: Panel Discussion
Launching a career in mathematics.
Moderators:
Jodie Novak, University of Northern Colorado
Panelists:
Cathy Kriloff, Idaho State University
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research
Judy Walker, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Nancy J. Wyshinski, Trinity College

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
On Certain Epimorphisms.
Philipp S. Rothmaler*, Ohio State University at Lima

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Analytical and topological issues concerning Sobolev mappings.
Fanghua Lin*, Courant Institute, New York University
(9735811)

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AWM Workshop: Presentations by Recent Women Ph.D.s, II

2:30 p.m.
Hecke Algebras and Homflypt Skein Modules.
Jianyuan Kathy Zhong*, Louisiana Tech University

3:00 p.m.
An algorithmic approach to the invariant approximation of differential invariants.
Mireille (Mimi) Boutin*, Brown University

3:30 p.m.
Location and type of singularities of generic nonlinear differential systems.
Rodica D. Costin*, Rutgers University

4:00 p.m.
Regularization of nonlinear unstable operator equations by secanttype method.
Alexandra Smirnova*, Georgia State University

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 2:45 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Workshop
Enhance undergraduate mathematics courses using globally interactive, live dynamic mathematics on the Web.
Organizers:
Joan Bookbinder, Arlington Heights, IL

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 2:45 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Calculus Reform and the First Two Years Open Discussion
Reforming college algebra.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Steven R. Dunbar, University of Nebraska
Mercedes A. McGowen, William Rainey Harper College
Moderators:
Donald B. Small,

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 3:10 p.m.5:00 p.m.
ASL Contributed Talks

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part B
Realworld problem solving using technology and student projects.
Organizers:
Bruce PollackJohnson, Villanova University
Audrey Borchardt, Villanova University

Wednesday January 9, 2002, 6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Banquet
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