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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
Monday January 7, 2002

Monday January 7, 2002, 7:00 a.m.7:30 p.m.
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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
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