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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Baltimore, MD, January 1518, 2003
Meeting #983
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
Monday January 13, 2003

Monday January 13, 2003, 8:45 a.m.4:45 p.m.
MAA Short Course on Mathematics in the Ancient World
Organizers:
V. Frederick Rickey, U. S. Military Academy

8:00 a.m.
Registration.

8:45 a.m.
Introduction, {\bf V. Frederick Rickey}, U. S. Military Academy

9:00 a.m.
Mesopotamian mathematics.
Eleanor Robson*, The Oriental Institute, All Souls College, Oxford University

10:15 a.m.
Break.

10:45 a.m.
Archimedes.
Reviel Netz*, Department of Classics, Stanford University

1:45 p.m.
Mathematics in India.
Kim Plofker*, Department of the History of Mathematics, Brown University

3:00 p.m.
Break.

3:30 p.m.
Mathematics in China.
Joseph W. Dauben*, Herbert H. Lehman College (CUNY)

Monday January 13, 2003, 10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Short Course on PublicKey Cryptography
Organizers:
Daniel B. Lieman, University of Georgia

8:00 a.m.
Registration.

10:00 a.m.
PublicKey and symmetrickey cryptography.
Paul Garrett*, University of Minnesota

1:30 p.m.
Cryptography in the real world today.
Daniel Lieman*, University of Georgia and NTRU Cryptosystems

3:30 p.m.
Towards faster cryptosystems, I.
William Whyte*, NTRU Cryptosystems, Inc.
Tuesday January 14, 2003

Tuesday January 14, 2003, 8:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
AMS Short Course on PublicKey Cryptography
Organizers:
Daniel B. Lieman, University of Georgia

8:30 a.m.
Attacks, I.
Igor Shparlinski*, Macquarie University

10:00 a.m.
Break.

10:30 a.m.
Attacks, II.
Nicholas HowgraveGraham*, NTRU Cryptosystems, Inc.

2:00 p.m.
Towards faster cryptosystems, II.
William Banks*, University of Missouri

Tuesday January 14, 2003, 8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Board of Governors

Tuesday January 14, 2003, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Short Course on Mathematics in the Ancient World
Organizers:
V. Frederick Rickey, U. S. Military Academy

9:00 a.m.
Islamic mathematics.
Len Berggren*, Simon Fraser University

10:15 a.m.
Break.

10:45 a.m.
Questions and discussion with the speakers.

2:30 p.m.
The Archimedes Palimpsest and its restoration.
Will Noel*, The Walters Art Museum

Tuesday January 14, 2003, 1:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
AMS Council

Tuesday January 14, 2003, 3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Wednesday January 15, 2003

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 7:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Employment Center

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Interactions Between Logic, Group Theory and Computer Science, I
Organizers:
Alexandre V. Borovik, UMIST borovik@umist.ac.uk
Alexei Myasnikov, City College of CUNY alexeim@att.net

8:00 a.m.
Reflections on Computability, Complexity and Group Theory.
Paul E. Schupp*, University of Illinois
(983201022)

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic cones in geometric group theory.
Simon Thomas*, Rutgers University
(983201025)

10:00 a.m.
Genericity, ArzhantsevaOlshanskii method and Onerelator groups.
Ilya Kapovich*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Paul Schupp, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(983201117)

10:30 a.m.
Taboosearch algorithm for conjugacy problem for onerelator groups.
Alexander Ushakov*, CUNY
(983201106)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebras, Actions, and Algorithms, I
Organizers:
Edward S. Letzter, Temple University letzter@math.temple.edu
Martin Lorenz, Temple University lorenz@math.temple.edu

8:00 a.m.
QuasiKoszul Algebras and their Resolutions.
Edward L Green*, Virginia Tech
Yuriy Drozd, Kiev Taras Shevchenko University
(98316796)

8:30 a.m.
Schur indicator for abelian extensions of Hopf algebras.
Yevgenia Kashina*, DePaul University
Geoffrey Mason, University of California, Santa Cruz
Susan Montgomery, University of Southern California
(98316781)

9:00 a.m.
Some Properties of DG Hopf Algebras.
Q. S. Wu*, Fudan University
J. J. Zhang, University of Washington
(98316649)

9:30 a.m.
Algebraic deformations arising from an orbifold with discrete torsion.
Andrei Caldararu, University of Pennsylvania
Anthony Giaquinto, Loyola University Chicago
Sarah Witherspoon*, Amherst College
(98316701)

10:00 a.m.
Classical Simple Lie Superalgebras, Clifford Algebras and Induced Modules.
Ian M Musson*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(98333702)

10:30 a.m.
Prime ideals and twisting in Hopf Galois extensions.
M Susan Montgomery*, University of Southern California
(98316597)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Computation and Information: Mathematical Challenges, I
Organizers:
Samuel J. Lomonaco, Jr., University of Maryland Baltimore County lomonaco@umbc.edu
Howard E. Brandt, Army Research Laboratory hbrandt@arl.army.mil
Louis H. Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago kauffman@uic.edu

8:00 a.m.
Quantum and topological entanglements in view of entanglement schemes.
Fernando J. O. Souza*, University of Iowa
(983811482)

8:30 a.m.
Quantum Circuit Design for MultiObject Search.
Goong Chen*, Math. Dept., Texas A&M University
Zijian Diao, Math. Dept., Texas A&M University
(98368789)

9:00 a.m.
Optimization Problem in Quantum Cryptography.
Howard E. Brandt*, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
(98381246)

9:30 a.m.
Entanglement and Invariant Theory.
Ranee Brylinski*, Penn State
JeanLuc Brylinski, Truro, Massachusetts
(983221374)

10:00 a.m.
Lattice Loading of Neutral Atoms: The BoseHubbard Hamiltonian undergoing a Quantum Phase Transition from a Superfluid to the MottInsulator Regime.
Carl J. Williams*, NIST
Gavin Brennen, NIST
(983811237)

10:30 a.m.
NonAbelian Stabilizer Codes.
Harriet S. Pollatsek, Mt. Holyoke College
Mary Beth Ruskai*, Arlington, MA
(98394884)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Riemannian and Lorentzian Geometries, I
Organizers:
Krishan L. Duggal, University of Windsor yq8@uwindsor.ca
Ramesh Sharma, University of New Haven rsharma@newhaven.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Jordan normal form of natural operators associated to the curvature tensor.
Peter B Gilkey*, University of Oregon
Raina Ivanova, University of Hawaii
Tan Zhang, Murray State University
(9835334)

8:30 a.m.
Geodesic Structure of Standard Static Spacetimes.
Dean E. Allison*, University of Northern Colorado
Bulent Unal, Atilim University
(9835344)

9:00 a.m.
Hyperbolic Twistor Spaces.
David E. Blair*, Michigan State University
Johann Davidov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Oleg Muskarov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(98353644)

9:30 a.m.
Curvature singularities and abstract boundary singularity theorems for spacetime.
Michael J Ashley*, The Pennsylvania State University
Susan M Scott, The Australian National University
(983831341)

10:00 a.m.
The spectral geometry of holomorphic manifolds with boundary.
Jeong Hyeong Park*, Honam University
(98358431)

10:30 a.m.
Linear perturbations of spatially locally homogeneous spacetimes.
Masayuki Tanimoto*, Yale University
(983831041)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Primes and Knots, I
Organizers:
Jack Morava, Johns Hopkins University jack@math.jhu.edu
Stavros Garoufalidis, Georgia Institute of Technology stavros@math.gatech.edu
Masanori Morishita, Kanazawa University morisita@kappa.s.kanazawau.ac.jp

8:00 a.m.
Ideles in number theory and in topology.
Adam S. Sikora*, SUNY Buffalo
(983571287)

9:00 a.m.
Analogies between primes and knots, number fields and 3manifolds.
Masanori Morishita*, Kanazawa University
(983111271)

10:00 a.m.
Colorings of Knots and Links  Combinatorial Conjectures.
Louis Hirsch Kauffman*, Univ of Illinois at Chicago
(983571053)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computability and Models, I
Organizers:
Douglas Cenzer, University of Florida cenzer@math.ufl.edu
Valentina S. Harizanov, The George Washington University harizanv@gwu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Scott fragments and computability.
Jessica M Young*, Harvard
(983031461)

8:30 a.m.
Undecidability of Lattices of Ideals in $\mathcal{R}$.
Russell G. Miller*, Cornell University
Andre O. Nies, University of Auckland
Richard A. Shore, Cornell University
(983031405)

9:00 a.m.
Enumerations and structures.
S. S. Goncharov, Novosibirsk State University
V. S. Harizanov, George Washington University
J. F. Knight*, University of Notre Dame
C. McCoy, University of Notre Dame
R. G. Miller, Cornell University
D. R. Solomon, University of Notre Dame
(983031189)

9:30 a.m.
Minimal degrees which are $\Sigma_{2}^{0}$ but not $\Delta_{2}^{0}$.
Richard A. Shore*, Cornell University
(98303967)

10:00 a.m.
Computable choice sets for computable linear orderings.
Manuel Lerman*, University of Connecticut at Storrs
Richard M Watnick, University of Connecticut
(98303721)

10:30 a.m.
An extension of the recursively enumerable Turing degrees.
Stephen G. Simpson*, Pennsylvania State University
(983031213)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Algebras, Quantization, and Noncommutative Geometry: A Centennial Celebration in Honor of J. V. Neumann and M. H. Stone, I
Organizers:
Robert S. Doran, Texas Christian University r.doran@tcu.edu
Richard V. Kadison, University of Pennsylvania kadison@math.upenn.edu

8:00 a.m.
Quasideterminants and their applications.
Israel Gelfand*, Rutgers University
Sergei Gelfand, American Mathematical Soc
Vladimir Retakh, Rutgers University
Robert Lee Wilson, Rutgers University
(98316712)

9:00 a.m.
A Selective History of the Stonevon Neumann Theorem.
Jonathan M. Rosenberg*, University of Maryland
(98346729)

9:30 a.m.
From the Stonevon Neumann Theorem to the equivariant Brauer group and beyond.
Dana P Williams*, Dartmouth College
(98346632)

10:00 a.m.
Dimensions in group algebras.
Nigel Higson*, Penn State University
(98319937)

10:30 a.m.
The Index of Elliptic Operators and K Theory for Discrete Groups.
Paul Frank Baum*, Penn State
(983201034)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Special Functions and qSeries, I
Organizers:
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of South Florida ismail@math.usf.edu

8:00 a.m.
Work of Mizan Rahman.
Richard Askey*, University of WisconsinMadison
(9833313)

8:30 a.m.
$q$Extensions of Tratnik's systems of multivariable orthogonal Racah and Wilson polynomials.
George Gasper*, Northwestern University
Mizan Rahman, Carleton University, Canada
(98333771)

9:00 a.m.
Systems of Multivariable Biorthogonal $q$Polynomials.
George Gasper, Northwestern University
Mizan Rahman*, Carleton University
(983331356)

9:30 a.m.
An Unpublished Manuscript by G. N. Watson on Modular Equations.
Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(983111354)

10:00 a.m.
Stochastic processes and orthogonal polynomials.
Michael Anshelevich*, UC Riverside
(98346163)

10:30 a.m.
Linearization Of The Product Of Two Associated q Ultra spherical Polynomials.
Tariq M. Qazi*, Virginia State University
Mizan Rahman, Carleton University
(98333720)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonstandard Models of Arithmetic and Set Theory, I
Organizers:
Ali Enayat, American University enayat@american.edu
Roman Kossak, CUNY Graduate Center rkossak@gc.cuny.edu

8:00 a.m.
Automorphisms of models of set theory.
Ataollah Togha*, The George Washington University
(983031236)

8:30 a.m.
Nonstandard powers and actions of groups.
Alexei Miasnikov*, Graduate Center, City University of New York
(983031284)

9:00 a.m.
Five questions about combinatorial principles in nonstandard analysis.
Renling Jin*, College of Charleston
(98303840)

9:30 a.m.
Communities Of Consensus In The Set Theoretic Cosmos.
David J Ballard*, Sonoma State University
(98303683)

10:00 a.m.
Fully internally iterated ultrapowers and nonstandard set theory.
Karel Hrbacek*, City College of CUNY
(98303714)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, I

8:00 a.m.
Pairs of homogeneous forms over $p$adic fields.
Michael P. Knapp*, University of Rochester
(983111492)

8:15 a.m.
Threepointramified maps for elliptic curves and applications to the ABC Conjecture.
Lily S. Khadjavi*, Loyola Marymount University
Victor Scharaschkin, University of Southern California
(983111448)

8:30 a.m.
MordellWeil groups of ellipticcurves over large fields.
BoHae Im*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(983111389)

8:45 a.m.
An irrationality measure for Liouville numbers and conditional measures for Euler's constant.
Jonathan Sondow*, New York, NY
(983111325)

9:00 a.m.
A Criterion for Vandiver in Function Fields.
Joseph Palen*, Millsaps College
(983111261)

9:15 a.m.
Polynomials with $\{0,1\}$ coefficients and repeated noncyclotomic factors.
Michael J. Mossinghoff*, Davidson College
(983111254)

9:30 a.m.
An Extension of a Theorem of D. H. Lehmer.
Lenny K Jones*, Shippensburg University
(983111184)

9:45 a.m.
A New Invariant for the $\operatorname{Gal}(\bar{\mathbb{Q}}/\mathbb{Q})$ Action on Dessins d'Enfants.
Melanie Eggers Wood*, Duke University
(983111113)

10:00 a.m.
On Primes in the Fibonacci and Lucas Sequences.
Curtis N Cooper*, Central Missouri State University
(98311993)

10:15 a.m.
Universal Kummer congruences mod prime powers.
Arnold Adelberg*, Grinnell College
(98311913)

10:30 a.m.
Identities between certain powers and products of $\eta$.
Adrian D Stanger*, BYU
(98311748)

10:45 a.m.
Hecke Correspondence on Conjugates of Hecke Groups.
Daniel T Russo*, Dickinson College
(98311710)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Analysis, I

8:00 a.m.
Helly's Selection Principle for functions of bounded $p$variation.
John E Porter*, Murray State University
(98326130)

8:15 a.m.
A pointwise convergence and Bessel capacity.
Javad Namazi*, Fairleigh Dickinson University
(9832652)

8:30 a.m.
Fuzzy Ostrowski Type Inequalities.
George A Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
(98326210)

8:45 a.m.
The cardinal series is the limiting form of Lagrange's interpolation formula.
Nasser Dastrange*, Buena Vista University
(98326787)

9:00 a.m.
Difference Free Subsets of the Real Numbers.
Kandasamy Muthuvel*, UW Oshkosh, WI
(983261109)

9:15 a.m.
Some new generalizations of Hilbert's integral inequalities and their applications.
Lokenath Debnath*, University of TexasPan American
(98326858)

9:30 a.m.
Analysis of Functions With Exactly $n$ Collinear Critical Points.
Jon H Bigler*, Shippensburg University
Lenny K Jones, Shippensburg University
(983261495)

9:45 a.m.
Approximation of functions with derivatives in an Orlicz space.
David Swanson*, Texas A&M University
(983261229)

10:00 a.m.
Topologizing the Space of All Generalized Riemann Integrable Functions.
J Alan Alewine*, Vanderbilt University/McKendree College
(98328965)

10:15 a.m.
A Complete System of Orthogonal Step Functions.
Huaien Li*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
David C Torney, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(983301393)

10:45 a.m.
On $m$accretive Schr\"odingertype operators with singular potentials on manifolds of bounded geometry.
Ognjen B Milatovic*, Fitchburg State College
(98358638)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Life Sciences
Organizers:
Tim Elston, North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill elston@stat.ncsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Engineered gene circuits: A playground for physicists and mathematicians.
Jeff M Hasty*, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego
(983921363)

8:45 a.m.
Microsimulation of organogenetic hijacking by Bacillus anthracis.
Tom Kepler*, Duke University
(983921296)

9:30 a.m.
An integrated model of signal transduction, adaptation, and motor control in E. coli.
Hans G. Othmer*, University of Minnesota
R Albert, same
(98392628)

10:15 a.m.
Modeling Operon Dynamics.
Michael C. Mackey*, McGill University
(98392574)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Use of the World Wide Web in Teaching Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Brian E. Smith, McGill University smithb@management.mcgill.ca
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University
Marcia P. Birken, Rochester Institute of Technology
Thomas E. Leathrum, Jacksonville State University
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University

8:00 a.m.
How to use the web to save yourself time without shortchanging your students.
Jeffrey Feuer*, Coastal Carolina University
(983A1607)

8:20 a.m.
Qualitative and Quantitative Analyses of WeBWorK, a webbased, immediate feedback homework program for college mathematics classes.
Angelo Segalla*, California State University, Long Beach
Alan Safer, California State University, Long Beach
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester
(983A1499)

8:40 a.m.
Promoting Reading Skills and Readiness for Lectures via Online Reading Quizzes.
Peter H Berman*, Duke University
Andrew Feist, Duke University
(983A1495)

9:00 a.m.
MUTester: A Webbased Computer System Supporting a Personalized System of Instruction Environment.
B. Lynn Bodner*, Monmouth University
Richard A. Kuntz, Monmouth University
(983A1416)

9:20 a.m.
Increasing Student Participation via Online Communication in Calculus Courses.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
(983A1403)

9:40 a.m.
Teaching and Tutoring Mathematics Online II.
Kirk Benningfield*, Smarthinking
(983A1395)

10:00 a.m.
Experiences Teaching an OnLine Mathematical Modeling course using WebCT.
Paul R. Patten*, North Georgia College \& State University
(983A1373)

10:20 a.m.
Online Databases: Weekly Web Reports and Access to Grades.
John M. Harris*, Furman University
(983A1365)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.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

8:00 a.m.
Boston's BIG DIG: Getting Down and Dirty with Volume Approximations.
David H Carhart*, Bentley College
Karen J Schroeder, Bentley College
(983B161)

8:15 a.m.
Personalizing Derivatives and Antiderivatives with Geometer's Sketchpad, a CBR, and a TI83 Plus.
Judy S O'Neal*, North GA College & State University
(983B1162)

8:30 a.m.
The MURED NASA PAIR Project at California State University Northridge.
Carol Shubin*, California State University Northridge
(983B1418)

8:45 a.m.
A Trilogy of "Army of Darkness"Like Scenarios.
Scott Charles Gensler*, United States Military Academy
(983B1517)

9:00 a.m.
Pitter, patter, POW! Raindrops and a WWII sea battle.
Katherine Socha*, Michigan State University
(983B1386)

9:15 a.m.
Interactive MS Excel Workbooks For Classroom Demonstrations and Course Projects.
Sarah L Mabrouk*, Framingham State College
(983B1583)

9:30 a.m.
Bringing Elementary Montessori Materials to the College Classroom.
Theodore S. Erickson*, Wheeling Jesuit University
(983B1561)

9:45 a.m.
``Real World" Projects for Linear Algebra.
Carl V. Lutzer*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(983B1414)

10:00 a.m.
An Effective, Inexpensive and Simple Demonstrator for a Linear Algebra Course.
Douglas L. Oliver*, University of Toledo
(983B1382)

10:15 a.m.
Visualizations for Geometric RelatedRates and Optimization Problems.
David R Hill, Temple University
Lila F. Roberts*, Georgia Southern University
(983B1576)

10:30 a.m.
Military Application Projects in Multivariable Calculus.
Denise A Jacobs*, United States Military Academy
Paul L Goethals, United States Military Academy
(983B1487)

10:45 a.m.
Visualizing the Mathematics of Planetary Theory.
Sandra M. Caravella*, Centenary College
(983B1314)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I
Organizers:
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College barker@polar.bowdoin.edu
Jerry L. Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago bona@math.uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara millett@math.ucsb.edu

8:30 a.m.
Seeing the Connections: Promoting Profound Understanding of Secondary Mathematics.
Al Cuoco*, Education Development Center, Inc.
Steve Benson, Education Development Center, Inc.
(98397296)

9:00 a.m.
The role of mathematical content in professional development.
Carolyn R. Mahoney*, Elizabeth City State University
Dick Stanley, University of California, Berkeley
(983971033)

9:30 a.m.
Learning Mathematics on a New Playing Field  Discrete Mathematics.
Joseph G. Rosenstein*, Rutgers University
Valerie A. DeBellis, East Carolina University
(98397453)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion.

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Spherical Designs and Codes, I
Organizers:
B\'ela Bajnok, Gettysburg College bbajnok@gettysburg.edu
Neil J. A. Sloane, AT\&T Shannon Labs njas@research.att.com

8:30 a.m.
Using additive number theory to construct spherical designs.
B\'{e}la Bajnok*, Gettysburg College
(98305832)

9:00 a.m.
The Nonexistence of Certain Tight Spherical Designs.
Eiichi Bannai*, Graduate School of Mathematics, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Akihiro Munemasa, Kyushu University
Boris Venkov, Russian Academy of Sciences
(98305698)

10:00 a.m.
Nonexistence results for some spherical designs.
Danyo Petrov Danev, Link\"oping University, Sweden
Peter Georgiev Boyvalenkov*, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia, Bulgaria
Silvia Boumova, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia, Bulgaria
(983511090)

10:30 a.m.
Recent results on the existence of spherical $3$designs.
Danyo Petrov Danev*, Link\"oping University, Sweden
Peter Georgiev Boyvalenkov, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia, Bulgaria
Silvia Boumova, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia, Bulgaria
(983511088)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Models, I
Organizers:
Cris Moore, University of New Mexico and Santa Fe Institute moore@santafe.edu
Dana Randall, Georgia Institute of Technology randall@cc.gatech.edu

8:30 a.m.
The Phase Diagram of the Biased Integer Partitioning Problem.
Christian Borgs, Microsoft Research
Jennifer Tour Chayes*, Microsoft Research
Stephan Mertens, Universitaet Magdeburg
Boris Pittel, Ohio State University
(98368912)

9:00 a.m.
Gibbs Extremality for the HardCore Model on a Bethe Lattice.
Graham R. Brightwell, London School of Economics
Peter Winkler*, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
(983821048)

9:30 a.m.
The RotorRouter Model.
Lionel Levine*, University of California, Berkeley
James Propp, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(983051145)

10:00 a.m.
Random Surfaces: Large Deviations and Gibbs Measure Classifications.
Scott R. Sheffield*, Microsoft Research
(98360865)

10:30 a.m.
Stationary Determinantal Processes (Fermionic Lattice Gases).
Russell D Lyons*, Indiana University and Georgia Tech
(98382867)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Ordinary Differential Equations

8:30 a.m.
Quasilinearization for a Nonlinear Initial Value Problem on Time Scales.
Bonita A. Lawrence*, Marshall University
Billur Kaymakcalan, Georgia Southern University
(983341266)

8:45 a.m.
Summing Formal Solutions to Advanced and Delayed Equations.
Michael J. Spurr*, East Carolina University
David W. Pravica, East Carolina University
(983341300)

9:00 a.m.
Bifurcations of bounded solutions of ordinary differential equations depending on a parameter.
Yu ShuXiang*, Academia Sinica
(9833439)

9:15 a.m.
Eigenvalue Continuity and Differentiability With Respect to Parameters for Stieltjes SelfAdjoint Boundary Value Problems.
Laurie Battle*, University of Tennessee
(98334129)

9:45 a.m.
On a class of functional integrodifferential stochastic evolution equations.
Mark A McKibben*, Goucher College
Dave N Keck, Ohio University
(98334618)

10:00 a.m.
Impulsive hybrid Control systems.
Seenith Sivasundaram*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
(98334958)

10:15 a.m.
An Approximate Analytical Solution for a Fractional van der Pol Equation.
Sandra Rucker*, Clark Atlanta University
Ronald E. Mickens, Clark Atlanta University
(983341167)

10:30 a.m.
Boundary Behavior of Blow up Solutions to some Weighted Nonlinear Differential Equations.
Ahmed Mohammed*, Ball State University
(98334101)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, I
Organizers:
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University jonesma@pegasus.montclair.edu
Steven M. Hetzler, Salisbury University
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University at San Bernardino

8:30 a.m.
Changes in College Algebra.
Scott R. Herriott*, Maharishi University of Management
(983Z1334)

8:45 a.m.
Calculus on a Limited Access Web Page.
Kenneth L Price*, UW Oshkosh
(983Z11496)

9:00 a.m.
University Students' Understanding of Calculus Concepts.
Theodosis Zachariades*, University of Athens, Greece
Constantinos P Christou, University of Cyprus
Demetra PittaPantazi, University of Cyprus
(983Z1405)

9:15 a.m.
Students' Representational Approaches to Solving Calculus Problems: Examining the Role of the Graphing Calculator.
Nina R. Girard*, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
(983Z1425)

9:30 a.m.
Learning statistics with Scientific WorkPlace.
Morteza Seddighin*, Indiana University East
(983Z1496)

9:45 a.m.
Risk: A Building Block for Probability and Statistics Courses.
Reza D Noubary*, Bloomsburg University
(983Z1231)

10:00 a.m.
Determination of unknown proteins from 1D electrophoresis gel data using statistical models.
Edward J Carroll, Jr*, California State University Northridge
Lawrence Clevenson, California State University Northridge
Carol A Shubin, California State University Northridge
(983Z1415)

10:15 a.m.
Effective Projects in the Large Statistics Class.
Brian E Smith*, McGill University
(983Z1389)

10:30 a.m.
Optimizing Final Examination Scheduling at the Naval Academy.
David L Zane*, United States Naval Academy
(983Z1731)

10:45 a.m.
University Timetabling and Graph Coloring  Theory and Practice.
Timothy A. Redl*, Rice University
(983Z11289)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Dynamical Systems and Oceanography, I
Organizers:
Reza MalekMadani, U.S. Naval Academy rmm@usna.edu
Peter A. McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy pam@usna.edu

9:00 a.m.
Lagrangian Transport and its Implications for Ocean Modeling.
C.K.R.T. Jones*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kayo Ide, Department of Atmospheric Sciences and Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA
Leonid Kuznetsov, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(983861258)

9:30 a.m.
Hyperbolicity and Lagrangian Predictability in Physical Oceanography.
A Denny Kirwan, Jr.*, University of Delaware
Michael Toner, University of Delaware
Bruce Lipphardt, Jr., University of Delaware
(98337979)

10:00 a.m.
Lobes Dynamics, Global Horseshoes, and Statistics of Particle Trajectories in a Meandering Jet Model.
Stephen Wiggins*, University of Bristol
(983371204)

10:30 a.m.
A new approach to transport in the largescale atmosphere and ocean circulations.
Kayo Ide*, University of California, Los Angeles
(983861386)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part A
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part A
Teaching introductory statistics using a workshop approach.
Organizers:
James H. Albert, Bowling Green State University

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part A
The mathematics of presidential and other elections.
Organizers:
Steven J. Brams, New York University

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA History of Mathematics SIGMAA Panel Discussion
Truth in using the history of mathematics in teaching mathematics.
Organizers:
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia
Eisso J. Atzema, University of Maine
Panelists:
Joseph W. Dauben, City University of New York
Fernando Q. Gouv\^ea, Colby College
Anthony V. Piccolina, Montclair State University

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Reform Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Reflections on the Conference to Improve College Algebra.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
Moderators:
Bernard L. Madison, University of Arkansas
Panelists:
John C. Maceli, Ithaca College
Philip H. Mahler, Middlesex Community College
Alexander H. Fluellen, Clark Atlanta University
Norma M. Agras, MiamiDade Community College

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Partial hyperbolicity.
Charles C. Pugh*, University of California Berkeley
(9833712)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Discrete mathematics and mechanical engineering.
Edward R. Scheinerman*, Johns Hopkins University
(9830515)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 12:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Math on the Web, I

12:30 p.m.
Overview of MathML Markup.
Bob Mathews*, Design Science

2:00 p.m.
Math on the Web with {\em Mathematica} technology.
Tom WickhamJones*, Wolfram Research

3:00 p.m.
Mathematics on the Web.
Patrick Ion*, AMS

4:30 p.m.
Creating interactive Web pages with MathML.
Robert Miner*, Design Science

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures:Lecture I
Spectra of hyperbolic surfaces and applications, I.
Peter Sarnak*, Courant Institute and Princeton University

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Four colors suffice: a history and proof of the fourcolor problem.
Robin J Wilson*, Open University, UK
(983A0883)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:45 p.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II
Organizers:
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College barker@polar.bowdoin.edu
Jerry L. Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago bona@math.uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara millett@math.ucsb.edu

2:15 p.m.
Opportunities and Challenges in the SchoolUndergraduate Continuum.
Bill Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University
Eric Robinson*, Ithaca College
(98397927)

2:45 p.m.
Opportunities and Challenges in the SchoolUndergraduate Continuum. Part II.
Bill Haver*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Eric Robinson, Ithaca College
(983971503)

3:15 p.m.
Some Articulation Issues between High School and College Mathematics Education.
John C Maceli*, Ithaca College
(98397976)

3:45 p.m.
What graduates of reform mathematics programs bring to college mathematics.
Dan Fendel*, San Francisco State University
(983971175)

4:15 p.m.
Mathematical Content in StandardsBased Curricula.
Sol Garfunkel*, COMAP
(983971384)

4:45 p.m.
Panel on the Mathematical Needs of Teachers.
Eric E Robinson*, Ithaca College
Joan FerriniMundy*, Michigan State University
Ira Papick*, University of Missouri
Amy CohenCorwin*, Rutgers University
(98397892)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.4:40 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Dynamical Systems and Oceanography, II
Organizers:
Reza MalekMadani, U.S. Naval Academy rmm@usna.edu
Peter A. McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy pam@usna.edu

2:15 p.m.
Indistinguishable States: An Unified Approach to the Analysis and Prediction of Dynamical Systems Given Imperfect Nonlinear Models.
Leonard A Smith*, London School of Economics
Kevin Judd, University of Western Australia
Mark Roulston, Pembroke College, Oxford
(983371280)

2:45 p.m.
Chaotic Transport in Meandering Jets.
Larry J. Pratt*, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Guocheng Yuan, Brown University
Chris Jones, University of North Carolina
Susan M Lozier, Duke University
(98337794)

3:15 p.m.
Crossjet transport and mixing in a meandering jet.
GuoCheng Yuan*, Environmental Modeling Center
Lawrence J. Pratt, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Christopher K.R.T. Jones, Univeristy of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(983861412)

3:45 p.m.
Assimilation of Lagrangian drifter data into ocean models.
Leonid Kuznetsov*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kayo Ide, Department of Atmospheric Sciences and Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA
Chris K.R.T. Jones, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(983861256)

4:15 p.m.
Identifying Lagrangian structures in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico.
Amal Asim El Moghraby*, Brown University
Christopher K. R. T Jones, UNC  Chapel Hill
Leonid Kuznetsov, Brown University
(983371422)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Interactions Between Logic, Group Theory and Computer Science, II
Organizers:
Alexandre V. Borovik, UMIST borovik@umist.ac.uk
Alexei Myasnikov, City College of CUNY alexeim@att.net

2:15 p.m.
Computer Science and Group Theory.
Robert Gilman*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(983201078)

3:15 p.m.
What is an Algorithm?
Yuri Gurevich*, Microsoft Research
(983031194)

4:15 p.m.
Multiplicative measures on free groups and regular languages.
Vladimir N Remeslennikov*, Institute of mathematics SO RAN, Omsk, Russia
(98320950)

4:45 p.m.
Weak identities and discriminating groups.
Martin D Kassabov*, Yale University
(98320591)

5:15 p.m.
Discriminating and Squarelike Groups.
Anthony M Gaglione*, U.S. Naval Academy
Dennis Spellman, Temple University
Benjamin Fine, Fairfield University
(9832058)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Spherical Designs and Codes, II
Organizers:
B\'ela Bajnok, Gettysburg College bbajnok@gettysburg.edu
Neil J. A. Sloane, AT\&T Shannon Labs njas@research.att.com

2:15 p.m.
New Spherical Designs in Four and Five Dimensions.
R. H. Hardin, Pataskala, Ohio
N.J.A. Sloane*, AT&T Shannon Labs
(98352920)

2:45 p.m.
NonUnique Optimal Spherical Codes of Dimension Three.
James R Buddenhagen*, retired
(98352870)

3:15 p.m.
Spherical Designs via Extremal Sytems.
Ian H Sloan*, University of New South Wales
(98341572)

3:45 p.m.
Nested polytopes for the construction of spherical designs.
David Colton Torney*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(98352100)

4:15 p.m.
Hilbert identities and spherical designs.
Bruce Reznick*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(983051220)

4:45 p.m.
Spherical Crystallography: The Thomson Problem Revisited.
David R. Nelson*, Lyman Laboratory, Harvard University
(983821120)

5:15 p.m.
Defect Scars in Spherical Crystals.
Mark J Bowick*, Syracuse University
(98382960)

5:45 p.m.
Dynamical Systems, Curves and Error Control for Continuous Alphabet Sources.
Vinay A Vaishampayan*, AT&T Shannon Laboratory
N. J. A. Sloane, AT&T Shannon Laboratory
Sueli I. R. Costa, Instituto de Matematica
(983941018)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebras, Actions, and Algorithms, II
Organizers:
Edward S. Letzter, Temple University letzter@math.temple.edu
Martin Lorenz, Temple University lorenz@math.temple.edu

2:15 p.m.
Noncommutative Quadric Surfaces.
S Paul Smith*, Univ. of Washington
M Van den Bergh, Limburgs Universitair Centrum
(98314831)

2:45 p.m.
Exotic Noncommutative Surfaces I.
Daniel S Rogalski*, University of Washington
(98316663)

3:15 p.m.
Exotic noncommutative surfaces II.
Dennis S. Keeler*, MIT
Daniel Rogalski, Univ. of Washington
J. T. Stafford, Univ. of Michigan
(98316646)

3:45 p.m.
The Noncommutative Projective Schemes and the Point Schemes.
Izuru Mori*, Syracuse University
(98316578)

4:15 p.m.
Frobenius bimodules between noncommutative spaces.
Christopher J Pappacena*, Baylor University
(98318744)

4:45 p.m.
Affinization: 20 years later.
Jason P Bell*, University of Michigan
(98316648)

5:15 p.m.
Computing Generators for Rings of Multiplicative Invariants.
Marc S Renault*, Shippensburg University
(98313758)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Models, II
Organizers:
Cris Moore, University of New Mexico and Santa Fe Institute moore@santafe.edu
Dana Randall, Georgia Institute of Technology randall@cc.gatech.edu

2:15 p.m.
Spectral Analysis of Power Law Graphs.
Milena Mihail*, Georgia Tech
(983051206)

2:45 p.m.
Epidemics, Erdos numbers, and the Internet: Graphs and networks in the real world.
Mark Newman*, University of Michigan
(98392887)

3:45 p.m.
Break

4:15 p.m.
Robustness in some discrete dynamical models.
Michel Morvan*, Ecole normale sup\'erieure de Lyon and Institut universitaire de France
(983681074)

4:45 p.m.
Computing with DNA and RNA.
Laura F Landweber*, Princeton University
(983921414)

5:15 p.m.
Proofreading Tile Sets: Error Correction in Algorithmic SelfAssembly.
Renat Bekbolatov, California Institute of Technology
Erik Winfree*, California Institute of Technology
(98392819)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Riemannian and Lorentzian Geometries, II
Organizers:
Krishan L. Duggal, University of Windsor yq8@uwindsor.ca
Ramesh Sharma, University of New Haven rsharma@newhaven.edu

2:15 p.m.
Harmonic sections in contact geometry.
Philippe Rukimbira*, Florida International University
(9835335)

2:45 p.m.
Boundaries, Static Spacetimes, and Group Actions.
Steven G. Harris*, Saint Louis University
(98383805)

3:15 p.m.
Warped Products and Volume Comparison.
Paul E. Ehrlich*, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Florida
(98353319)

3:45 p.m.
Conjugate Points in Some Pseudoriemannian 2step Nilpotent Lie Groups.
Changrim Jang, University of Ulsan, Ulsan, Republic of Korea
Phillip E. Parker*, Wichita State University
(983531187)

4:15 p.m.
Geometric and algebraic properties of the skewsymmetric curvature operator, the higher order Jacobi operator, and the Szabo operator.
Iva Stavrov*, University of Oregon
(9835340)

4:45 p.m.
Compact complex manifolds with toric symmetry and vanishing first Chern class.
K Abe, University of Connecticut
G Grantcharov*, Florida International University
D Grantcharov, University of California at Riverside
(983531195)

5:15 p.m.
Group invariant classification of orthogonal webs in the Euclidean and Minkowski planes.
Raymond G McLenaghan, University of Waterloo
Roman G Smirnov*, University of Paderborn
Dennis The, University of British Columbia
(983531064)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Primes and Knots, II
Organizers:
Jack Morava, Johns Hopkins University jack@math.jhu.edu
Stavros Garoufalidis, Georgia Institute of Technology stavros@math.gatech.edu
Masanori Morishita, Kanazawa University morisita@kappa.s.kanazawau.ac.jp

2:15 p.m.
Various limits of the colored Jones polynomials of the figureeight knot.
Hitoshi Murakami*, Tokyo Institute of Technology
(983571159)

3:15 p.m.
The Kontsevich integral of the unknot.
Dylan P. Thurston*, Harvard University
(983551504)

4:15 p.m.
Loop spaces of orbit configuration spaces and chord diagrams on surfaces.
Toshitake Kohno*, University of Tokyo
(983551353)

5:15 p.m.
On cyclotomic expansion of quantum 3manifold invariants.
Thang T. Le*, SUNY Buffalo
(983571165)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computability and Models, II
Organizers:
Douglas Cenzer, University of Florida cenzer@math.ufl.edu
Valentina S. Harizanov, The George Washington University harizanv@gwu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Algebraic and computability questions arising from fuzzy logics.
Michael C. Laskowski*, University of Maryland
(983031391)

2:45 p.m.
The isomorphism problem for computable structures.
Wesley C. Calvert*, University of Notre Dame
(98303915)

3:15 p.m.
Differential Geometry and Computability Theory.
Robert I. Soare*, University of Chicago
(983031226)

3:45 p.m.
Applications of Computability Theory to Differential Geometry.
Barbara F. Csima*, University of Chicago
(983031225)

4:15 p.m.
Covering filters in the lattice of $\Pi^0_1$ classes.
Douglas Cenzer, University of Florida
Farzan Riazati*, University of WisconsinFond du Lac
(983031063)

4:45 p.m.
Effectiveness and infinite variable words.
David Reed Solomon*, Notre Dame
Joe Miller, Indiana UniversityBloomington
(983031430)

5:15 p.m.
Prooftheoretic strength of the stable marriage theorem.
Douglas Cenzer*, University of Florida
Jeffrey Remmel, University of California San Diego
(983031211)

5:45 p.m.
Some Facts about Linear Orderings Provable in RT$^2_2$.
Denis R. Hirschfeldt*, University of Chicago
Richard A. Shore, Cornell University
(983031379)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Algebras, Quantization, and Noncommutative Geometry: A Centennial Celebration in Honor of J. V. Neumann and M. H. Stone, II
Organizers:
Robert S. Doran, Texas Christian University r.doran@tcu.edu
Richard V. Kadison, University of Pennsylvania kadison@math.upenn.edu

2:15 p.m.
Noncommutative Conditional Expectations and Their Applications.
Richard V Kadison*, University of Pennsylvania
(98381651)

3:15 p.m.
On the generator problem of von Neumann algebras.
Liming Ge*, Univ. of New Hampshire/Chinese Academy of Sciences
(98346853)

3:45 p.m.
Cohomology for factors with property $\Gamma$ of Murray and von Neumann.
Erik Christensen, University of Copenhagen
Florin Pop, Wagner College
Allan Sinclair, University of Edinburgh
Roger Smith*, Texas A&M University
(98346833)

4:15 p.m.
Local structure of noncommutative $L_p$ spaces.
ZhongJin Ruan*, University of Illinois
(98346856)

4:45 p.m.
Quantum Metric Spaces.
Marc A. Rieffel*, University of California, Berkeley
(9834664)

5:15 p.m.
Conjugacy of Countable Discrete Amenable Group Outer Actions on AFD Factors.
Yoshikazu Katayama, Osaka Kyoiku University
Masamichi Takesaki*, UCLA
(98346838)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Special Functions and qSeries, II
Organizers:
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of South Florida ismail@math.usf.edu

2:15 p.m.
Classical elliptic function invariants and qseries.
Stephen C. Milne*, The Ohio State University
(983331103)

2:45 p.m.
qTaylor series for entire functions.
Dennis W. Stanton*, University of Minnesota
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of South Florida
(98333984)

3:15 p.m.
Asymptotics of zeros of basic sine and cosine functions.
Sergei K. Suslov*, Arizona State University
(983331239)

3:45 p.m.
Poisson kernels for little $q$Jacobi functions.
Erik Koelink*, Technische Universiteit Delft
(983331076)

4:15 p.m.
On the AskeyWilson function.
Jasper V Stokman*, Universiteit van Amsterdam
(98333882)

4:45 p.m.
A second addition formula for continuous qultraspherical polynomials motivated by quantum groups.
Tom H Koornwinder*, Kortewegde Vries Institute, University of Amsterdam
(983331035)

5:15 p.m.
A new bilateral Bailey lemma.
Michael J Schlosser*, University of Vienna
(983331382)

5:45 p.m.
A matrix version of the bispectral property: matrix valued Jacobi polynomials.
F. Alberto Gr\"unbaum*, Math Dept UC Berkeley
(98335989)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamics, Physics, and Probability: The Work of the 2002 Nemmers Prize Winner, Yakov Sinai
Organizers:
John M. Franks, Northwestern University john@math.northwestern.edu
Jeff Xia, Northwestern University xia@math.northwestern.edu

2:15 p.m.
uGibbs measures in ergodic theory.
Dmitry Dolgopyat*, University of Maryland
(98337801)

3:15 p.m.
Arithmetical Dynamical Systems.
Jeffrey C. Lagarias*, AT&T Labs
(98337709)

4:15 p.m.
Some recent advances in stochastic hydrodynamics.
Weinan E*, Princeton University
(983371156)

5:15 p.m.
Ergodicity, mixing, and scales in the stochastically forced NavierStokes equation.
Jonathan C. Mattingly*, Duke University
(983371537)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonstandard Models of Arithmetic and Set Theory, II
Organizers:
Ali Enayat, American University enayat@american.edu
Roman Kossak, CUNY Graduate Center rkossak@gc.cuny.edu

2:15 p.m.
Coding in fragments of arithmetic.
Paola D'Aquino, Seconda Univ. di Napoli
Julia Knight*, University of Notre Dame
(98303464)

3:15 p.m.
Turing upper bounds of countable jump ideals and Scott sets.
Alex M McAllister*, Centre College
(98303897)

3:45 p.m.
Measure theory in weak theories of nonstandard arithmetic.
Jeremy Avigad*, Carnegie Mellon University
(983031190)

4:15 p.m.
Diversity in the Substructure Lattice of a Model of {\sf PA}.
James H. Schmerl*, University of Connecticut
(98303983)

5:15 p.m.
A model theoretic approach to questions in bounded arithmetic.
Zofia Adamowicz*, Mathematical Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences
(983031350)

5:45 p.m.
From Arithmetic to Large Cardinals via NFU.
Ali Enayat*, American University
(983031071)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part A
Incorporating discrete mathematics in the preparation of K12 mathematics teachers.
Organizers:
Lolina Alvarez, New Mexico State University

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part A
Java applets in teaching mathematics.
Organizers:
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part A
Mathematical finance.
Organizers:
Walter R. Stromquist,
Alan Durfee, Mount Holyoke College

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations

2:15 p.m.
Entropy and A Posteriori Error Estimates for Conservation Laws.
Marc E Laforest*, Colorado State University
(983351488)

2:30 p.m.
Solitons and Particle Decay for Completely Integrable Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations.
Hieu D Nguyen*, Rowan University
(98335634)

2:45 p.m.
Darboux Transformations of the Variable Wave Speed Equation.
Fred Hickling*, University of Central Arkansas
Daniel J. Arrigo, University of Central Arkansas
Garth Johnson, Univ. California Santa Barbara
(983351275)

3:00 p.m.
Charpit's method and symmetry analysis.
Danny Arrigo*, University of Central Arkansas
(983351273)

3:15 p.m.
Jselfadjointness of a class of Diractype operators.
Radu C Cascaval*, University of MissouriColumbia
Fritz Gesztesy, University of MissouriColumbia
(983351305)

3:30 p.m.
Numerical study of a parabolic equation of mixed type.
M Affouf*, Kean University
(983351121)

3:45 p.m.
Quantization Of Spin Direction For Solitary Waves In A Uniform Magnetic Field.
Qazi Enamul Hoq*, University Of North Texas
Henry A. Warchall, NSF
(98335788)

4:00 p.m.
Blowup Behavior of the Solution for a Degenerate Semilinear Parabolic Problem with a Localized Nonlinear Reaction.
C. Y. Chan, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
N. E. Dyakevich*, California State University at San Bernardino
(983351104)

4:15 p.m.
Existence of solutions to a nonlinear system of partial differential equations modeling the flow of fluids with capillary effects.
Diane L Denny*, University of Wyoming
(983351457)

4:30 p.m.
Recent Advances in Lorentz Wave Maps with Symmetries.
Tadg H Woods*, University of Oregon
P. J. Pohjanpelto, Oregon State University
(983351410)

4:45 p.m.
The Large Time Behavior and The Stability of Solutions of a Fixed Interface Boundary Value Problem.
ChiKan Chen*, University of Central Arkansas
(98335786)

5:00 p.m.
A reflection formula for elliptic differential equations.
Tatiana Savina*, Northwestern University
(98335315)

5:15 p.m.
Results for an Inverse Problem Related to the 2dimensional Lam\'{e} System: A Preliminary Report.
Michael Dobranski*, University of Kentucky
(983351224)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, II

2:15 p.m.
Existence of Primitive Polynomials With Three Coefficients Prescribed.
Donald D Mills*, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
(98311652)

2:30 p.m.
The Igusa Local Zeta Function of the Cubic Polynomial $f(x) = x_1^3 + \cdots + x_n^3$.
Annalee H Wiswell*, Scripps College
Benjamin Marko, The University of Akron
(98311643)

2:45 p.m.
Zeroing the baseball umpire indicator.
Christopher S Simons, Rowan University
Marcus Wright*, Rowan University
(98311579)

3:00 p.m.
An analogue to Gauss' Lemma for Number Fields.
Arturo Magidin*, University of Montana
David McKinnon, University of Waterloo
(9831157)

3:15 p.m.
Break.

3:45 p.m.
Elasticities of Block Monoids of the Form ${\mathcal B}({\bf Z}_n, S)$.
Karl M. Kattchee*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(983131477)

4:00 p.m.
Some Normal Monomial $M$Primary Ideals.
Heather A Coughlin*, University of Oregon
(983131445)

4:15 p.m.
Properties of UFactorizations.
Joe A Stickles*, University of Evansville
Michael Axtell, Wabash College
Sylvia Forman, Moravian College
Nick Roersma, Wabash College
(983131435)

4:30 p.m.
Classifying Serre Classes of Artinian Modules over a Noetherian Commutative Ring.
Manuel Lopez*, Wesleyan University
(983131427)

4:45 p.m.
Term Orders on the Polynomial Ring and the Cantor Set.
Wayne Tarrant*, Western Kentucky University
(98313851)

5:00 p.m.
Weak Bourbaki Unmixed Rings: A Step Towards NonNoetherian CohenMacaulayness.
Tracy Dawn Hamilton*, California State University Sacramento
(98313769)

5:15 p.m.
staroperations induced by overrings.
Sharon M Clarke*, University of Iowa
(98313743)

5:30 p.m.
Constructing WittBurnside Rings.
Jesse Colin Elliott*, U.C. Berkeley
(98313323)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Probability

2:30 p.m.
A Local Limit Theorem for a Family of NonReversible Finite Markov Chains.
Elizabeth L. Wilmer*, Oberlin College
(983601475)

2:45 p.m.
On a Class of Nilpotent Markov Chains, I. The Spectrum of the Covariance Operator.
Abbas M. Alhakim*, University of Delaware
Janusz Kawczak, UNC Charlotte
Stanislav Molchanov, UNC Charlotte
(983601455)

3:00 p.m.
A new fast and robust technique for pricing and hedging Asian options.
Georgios Vasileiou Dalakouras*, University of Michigan
(983601450)

3:15 p.m.
Properties of correlation measures.
Thomas M Lewis*, Furman University
Geoffrey Pritchard, The University of Auckland
(983601360)

3:30 p.m.
Making coprimality more likely.
YungPin Chen*, Lewis & Clark College
(983601292)

3:45 p.m.
Determining Transient Probability Functions of M/M/1 Queueing Systems with CatastrophesA Dual Process/ Randomization Approach.
Alan C. Krinik*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Michael L. Green, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Randall J. Swift, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Gerardo Rubino, INRIA
Holly Lam, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(983601270)

4:00 p.m.
On Random Trigonometric Polynomials.
Robert Bozeman*, Morehouse College
M Sambandham, Morehouse College
(98360964)

4:15 p.m.
Break.

4:30 p.m.
Analytic Processes.
Randall J Swift*, California State Polytechnic University Pomona
(98360954)

4:45 p.m.
Programming a Molecular Electronic Device Using NeuroDynamic Programming.
Christopher P Husband*, Rice University
(98360891)

5:00 p.m.
Complex Stochastic Calculus.
Mylan Redfern*, University of Southern Mississippi
(98360780)

5:15 p.m.
Exact Laplace Transforms via the Hadamard Factorization.
Fred Torcaso*, The Johns Hopkins University
(98360703)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Analysis, II

2:15 p.m.
An meromorphic function solutions of Diophantine's type of equations.
C.C. Yang*, The Hong Kong Univ. of Sci.&Tech.
(9833026)

2:30 p.m.
Harmonic de la Vall\'ee Poussin means.
Stacey A Mueller*, University of Kentucky
(98330675)

2:45 p.m.
On the growth of harmonic polynomials.
Mohammed A. Qazi*, Tuskegee University
Qazi I. Rahman, Universite de Montreal
(98330935)

3:00 p.m.
PolyaSchoenberg conjecture type problems for harmonic univalent mappings.
Om P Ahuja*, Kent State University
Jay M Jahangiri, Kent State University
Herb Silverman, College of Charleston
(98330938)

3:15 p.m.
Perturbation of a Univalent Functions.
David E Tepper*, Baruch College, CUNY
(983301046)

3:30 p.m.
Elliptic functions and the Ahlfors map.
Tom Tegtmeyer*, Truman State University
(983301073)

3:45 p.m.
Some $q$Convexity Properties of Coverings of Complex Manifolds.
Michael Fraboni*, Moravian College
(983321171)

4:00 p.m.
Zeros of a Product of Solutions of Linear Differential Equations.
Djamel Benbourenane*, Valdosta State University
(983301235)

4:15 p.m.
An inequality related to Hardy's Inequality and Paley's Theorem for $H_1$.
Beth A. Osikiewicz*, Kent State University, Tuscarawas Campus
Andrew Tonge, Kent State University
(983301244)

4:30 p.m.
Democracy and the Hyperbolic Unit Disk.
Dov N. Chelst*, DeVry College  North Brunswick
(983301388)

4:45 p.m.
Convex mappings of domains in ${\mathbb C}^n$.
Ted J. Suffridge*, University of Kentucky
(983321367)

5:00 p.m.
Convex Mappings of the Ball in $\mathbb{C}^n$ That Are HalfPlane Mappings in One Coordinate.
Jerry R Muir, Jr.*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Ted J Suffridge, University of Kentucky
(98332705)

5:15 p.m.
How Cauchy missed Ramanujan's ${}_1\psi_1$ summation.
Warren P Johnson*, Bates College
(983331403)

5:30 p.m.
Finding zeta(2p) from a product of sines.
Thomas J. Osler*, Rowan University
(983331019)

5:45 p.m.
Special cases of the WienerWintner Theorem.
Sherry E. Scott*, Bowie State University
(983431348)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.4:50 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on the Stability of Nonlinear Dispersive Waves, I
Organizers:
Robert L. Pego, University of Maryland rpego@glue.umd.edu

2:15 p.m.
Waves in free surfaces and interfaces.
Walter Craig*, McMaster University

2:50 p.m.
Semiclassical Asymptotics for the Focusing Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equation.
Peter D Miller*, University of Michigan
(983351481)

3:25 p.m.
Break

3:45 p.m.
Stability and instability results for nonlinear dispersive wave equations.
Jerry Bona*, University of Illinois at Chicago

4:20 p.m.
Stability of vortex solutions in the twodimensional NavierStokes equation.
Thierry Gallay, University of Grenoble
C. Eugene Wayne*, Boston University
(983351446)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Undergraduate Opportunities in Applied Mathematics
Organizers:
Terry L. Herdman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University herdman@origin2.icam.vt.edu

2:15 p.m.
Math Modeling Projects.
David S Ross*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Sophia Maggelakis, Rochester Institute of Technology
Bernard Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology
(983971359)

2:45 p.m.
Continuous Mathematical Contest in Modeling Problem.
Kelly Black*, University of New Hampshire

3:15 p.m.
Discrete Mathematical Contest in Modeling Problem.
Don Miller*, St Mary's College

3:45 p.m.
Internships.
Angela Shiflet*, Wofford College

4:15 p.m.
{\bf Careers in Applied Mathematics Panel Discussion}

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Use of the World Wide Web in Teaching Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Brian E. Smith, McGill University smithb@management.mcgill.ca
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University
Marcia P. Birken, Rochester Institute of Technology
Thomas E. Leathrum, Jacksonville State University
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University

2:15 p.m.
The National Curve Bank http://curvebank.calstatela.edu.
Shirley B. Gray*, Dept. of Mathematics, California State University, Los Angeles
(983A128)

2:35 p.m.
www.Use the SMART Board.edu.
Michael R. Huber*, US Military Academy
David A Smith, US Military Academy
(983A1219)

2:55 p.m.
Helping Preservice Teachers Evaluate Mathematical Web Sites Using the Standards for Teaching and Learning.
Joanne C Caniglia*, Eastern Michigan University
Ellen Hoffman, Eastern Michigan University
(983A1291)

3:15 p.m.
Integrating Mobile Computing with Wireless Network Capabilities in the Mathematics Classroom.
William L Crowley*, United States Military Academy
Edgar K Rugenstein, United States Military Academy
(983A1248)

3:35 p.m.
Learning and Reinforcement of Fundamental Skills in a Multivariable Calculus Course with Web Assignments.
William L. Fehlman II*, United States Military Academy
Michael Jaye, United States Military Academy
Shaw Yoshitani, United States Military Academy
(983A187)

3:55 p.m.
Break

4:15 p.m.
An Inventive Use of the WWW as a Teaching and Learning Tool in Mathematics: Structured Web Materials for Courses Across the Mathematics Canon.
M Padraig McLoughlin*, Morehouse College
(983A1361)

4:35 p.m.
Listening to the Primes: Applying Multimedia to the Teaching of Number Theory.
Chris K Caldwell*, University of Tennessee, Martin
(983A1321)

4:55 p.m.
Innovative Uses of a Variety of Intelligent Technologies in Teaching College Algebra.
Om P. Ahuja*, Kent State University
(983A1145)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Getting Students to Discuss and to Write About Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State University smabrouk@frc.mass.edu

2:15 p.m.
Communicating Mathematics: What's All the Buzz About?
Bart D. Stewart*, United States Military Academy
Jeff A. Libby, United States Military Academy
(983D1213)

2:30 p.m.
W.R.I.T.E.: Writing's Role in Thoughtful Endeavors.
Catherine M. Miller*, University of Northern Iowa
(983D1352)

2:45 p.m.
Online discussion groups as a tool to enhance Writing Across the Curriculum projects.
Benjamin V.C. Collins*, University of WisconsinPlatteville
(983D198)

3:00 p.m.
Effects of Reflective Notebooks on Perceptions of Learning in a Mathematics Classroom.
Tracie McLemore Salinas*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(983D11298)

3:15 p.m.
"Appealing" Mathematics: Communicating Beyond the Test.
Joanne C. Caniglia*, Eastern Michigan University
(983D1168)

3:30 p.m.
Communicating Mathematics: "Is it 'Write' to discuss Mathematics?'.
Jeff A. Libby*, United States Military Academy
Bart D. Stewart, United States Military Academy
(983D1214)

3:45 p.m.
"Take Boards!": An effective approach routinely employed by instructors at USMA whereby students discuss, perform, and present mathematics.
Eric Wesley Drake*, United States Military Academy
(983D1238)

4:00 p.m.
Using Classroom Presentations to Improve Undergraduate Proof Skills.
Jeffrey Feuer*, Coastal Carolina University
(983D1606)

4:15 p.m.
Talking Math Over The Thanksgiving Dinner Table.
William K Farmer*, United States Military Academy
Michael Huber, United States Military Academy
(983D1205)

4:30 p.m.
Speaking Three Different Languages: The Contextual, The Mathematical And The Physical Languages: "Forcing" Students To Understand "Their" Mathematics.
Dvora Peretz*, Michigan State University
(983D191)

4:45 p.m.
Developing Math Communication Skill Through Class Participation.
Maria K. Robinson*, University of Arizona
(983D1356)

5:00 p.m.
Writing and Discussing the Limit Concept in Calculus: A Class Project.
Victor U. Odafe*, Bowling Green State University (Firelands)
(983D188)

5:15 p.m.
Understanding the fundamental theorem of calculus through writing.
Lew Ludwig*, Denison University
(983D1485)

5:30 p.m.
Communicating Cryptanalytic Process in a Mathematical Cryptology Course.
Brian J. Winkel*, United States Military Academy
(983D1204)

5:45 p.m.
Preservice Elementary School Teachers' Perceptions of Reading and Writing in Mathematics Classes.
Gwen L Fisher*, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
(983D1599)

6:00 p.m.
Active Learning in Core Mathematics Courses at NC State University.
JoAnn Cohen*, North Carolina State University
Michael Shearer, North Carolina State University
(983D11208)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Quantitative Literacy in Practice: What Is it and What Works?
Organizers:
Richard A. Gillman, Valparaiso University rick.gillman@valpo.edu

2:15 p.m.
The Quantitative Literacy Initiative at Macalester College.
Karen Saxe*, Macalester College
(983E160)

2:35 p.m.
Quantitative Literacy at Dominican University.
Paul R Coe*, Dominican University
Sarah Ziesler, Dominican University
(983E1558)

3:00 p.m.
The Quantitative Reasoning Program at DePaul University.
David Jabon*, DePaul University
Georgia Tolias, DePaul University
(983E1523)

3:20 p.m.
The 'Q' Requirement and "Quantitative Methods" at Juniata College.
John F. Bukowski*, Juniata College
(983E1971)

3:40 p.m.
How to Grow a QL Program.
Judith F Moran*, Trinity College
(983E1868)

4:00 p.m.
An assessment of the quantitative reasoning skills of students taking general education mathematics courses at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Aimee J Ellington*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(983E1169)

4:20 p.m.
Math Placement and the General Education Requirement.
Frances B. Lichtman*, Alma College
(983E1430)

4:40 p.m.
A Comparison of HCCS  Central College's Fundamentals of Mathematics(0308)Curricular Objectives with Quantitative Literacy Objectives.
Jacqueline Brannon Giles*, Houston Community College System
(983E1940)

5:00 p.m.
Logic in the Media, or Fallacies for Fun and Profit.
Charlotte Gregory*, Trinity College
Margaret Cibes, Hillyer College of the University of Hartford
(983E11210)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, II
Organizers:
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University jonesma@pegasus.montclair.edu
Steven M. Hetzler, Salisbury University
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University at San Bernardino

2:15 p.m.
Integrating and teaching with laptops in the Calculus classroom.
Micki McCassey*, United States Military Academy
Alex Heidenberg, United States Military Academy
(983Z1454)

2:30 p.m.
Teaching College Algebra and Trigonometry on the Internet.
Denise J LeGrand*, University Of Arkansas at Little Rock
(983Z1777)

2:45 p.m.
Technology Aids Asking Conceptual Questions.
Maria K. Robinson*, University of Arizona
(983Z1553)

3:00 p.m.
Laptop Computers and the Handheld Calculator: Technology in the classroom.
Elizabeth W. Schott*, USMA, West Point, NY
John A Wasko, USMA, West Point, NY
(983Z1436)

3:15 p.m.
Mathematics Subject Classification as a Dynamic Digraph, for Mathematics Education.
Simon R. Quint*, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ 08240
(983Z181)

3:30 p.m.
Maximum Toughness and Nearly Regular Graphs.
Lynne L. Doty, Marist College
Kevin K. Ferland*, Bloomsburg University
(983Z1981)

3:45 p.m.
Hamiltonicity in almost clawfree graphs.
Mingquan Zhan*, West Virginia University
HongJian Lai, West Virginia University
(983Z1370)

4:00 p.m.
Enumeration of KTrees and Applications.
Melkamu Zeleke*, William Paterson University of NJ
Mahendra Jani, William Paterson University of NJ
Robert G Rieper, William Paterson UNiversity of NJ
(983Z1969)

4:30 p.m.
A Very Elegant Inverse Tangent Series for Differential Equations.
Richard N Barshinger*, Penn StateScranton
(983Z1376)

4:45 p.m.
Expansions in Even Generalized Spherical Harmonics in $ R^{k+1} $.
JeanPierre L. Liamba*, Ball State University
(983Z11180)

5:00 p.m.
QHypoelliptic Systems of Partial Differential Equations.
Yuan Zhong Xu*, Ocean County College
(983Z1975)

5:15 p.m.
Investigations of nonstandard, Mickenstype, finitedifference schemes for singular boundary value problems in cylindrical or spherical coordinates.
Ron Buckmire*, Occidental College
(983Z1228)

5:30 p.m.
Modeling Wound Healing in Bone.
Carryn Bellomo*, Texas A&M Corpus Christi
(983Z1243)

5:45 p.m.
A new look at some old formulas: developing closed forms for the sums of powers of positive integers using elementary methods.
Gregory M Boudreaux*, University of North Carolina at Asheville
(983Z1467)

6:00 p.m.
Exact Finite Expansions of Infinitely Repeating Decimals.
Fengshan Liu*, Delaware State University
N. R. Nandakuma, Delaware State University
Michael J. Bossé, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(983Z1747)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
AMSMAA Joint Committee on Teaching Assistants and PartTime Instructors Poster Session
Implementing preparation and development programs for college mathematics instructors.
Organizers:
Teri J. Murphy, University of Oklahoma
Natasha Speer, Michigan State University

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics and the CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Reform Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
The impact of technology in calculus courses on longterm student performance and employment.
Organizers:
Susan L. Ganter, Clemson University
Jack Bookman, Duke University
Panelists:
Betsy Darken, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Elton Graves, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Glenn W. Ledder, University of Nebraska
Howard L. Penn, U. S. Naval Academy
Debra L. Wood, University of Arizona

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
An overview of interviews.
Organizers:
Dov N. Chelst, DeVry College of Technology
John A. Vano, University of Wisconsin

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:20 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Computation and Information: Mathematical Challenges, II
Organizers:
Samuel J. Lomonaco, Jr., University of Maryland Baltimore County lomonaco@umbc.edu
Howard E. Brandt, Army Research Laboratory hbrandt@arl.army.mil
Louis H. Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago kauffman@uic.edu

2:15 p.m.
Awards Ceremony

2:20 p.m.
Security proofs for quantum key distribution.
Peter W. Shor*, AT\&T Labs  Research
(98381994)

3:15 p.m.
PolynomialTime Quantum Algorithms for Pell's Equation and the Principal Ideal Problem.
Hallgren Sean*, Caltech
(983681438)

3:45 p.m.
Quantum computing approaches to NPcomplete problems.
Lov K Grover*, Bell Labs, Lucent
(983681010)

4:15 p.m.
Classical codes and quantum algorithms.
David A Meyer*, University of California/San Diego
(983681020)

4:45 p.m.
Quantum Dynamical Semigroup Tomography.
Timothy F Havel*, MIT
(98381791)

5:15 p.m.
Scalable quantum architectures using efficient nonlocal interactions.
Gavin K Brennen*, NIST
Daegene D Song, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Carl J Williams, National Institutes of Standards and Technology
(983811246)

5:45 p.m.
Generalizations of entanglement based on lie algebras, coherent states, and convex cones.
Howard N Barnum*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Emanuel "Manny" Knill, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Gerardo Ortiz, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Lorenza Viola, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(98381799)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:20 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Environmental Mathematics in the Classroom
Organizers:
Karen D. Bolinger, Clarion University kbolinge@clarion.edu
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University

2:20 p.m.
Introducing a Mathematical Perspective Where It Has Rarely (In Public) Gone Before.
Martin Walter*, University of Colorado
(983F11262)

2:40 p.m.
Environmental Data to Motivates the Connections Between Algebra and Geometry.
Don Spickler*, Salisbury University
(983F1527)

3:00 p.m.
Environmental plugin models motivating students to learn algebra, precalculus, and calculus.
M. Paul Latiolais*, Portland State University
Nancy Zumoff, Kennesaw State University
Christopher Schaufele, Dine College
(983F1374)

3:20 p.m.
Chernobyl Is Still Hot: Would You Eat the Mushrooms?
Karen J. Schroeder*, Bentley College
David H. Carhart, Bentley College
(983F162)

3:40 p.m.
Using Difference Equations to Model SourceSink Populations.
Kyle L. Riley*, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
(983F1157)

4:00 p.m.
Environmental Mathematics Models with Spreadsheets.
Erich Neuwirth*, University of Vienna
Deane Arganbright, University of Tennessee at Martin
(983F1294)

4:40 p.m.
Consorting with Biologists: Approaches to Biocomplexity and Environmental Modeling.
Ellen Cunningham*, Saint MaryoftheWoods College
(983F1547)

5:00 p.m.
Environmental Mathematics in an Integrated Science Course.
Daniel Alexander*, Drake University
(983F1459)

5:20 p.m.
Mathematical Methods in Environmental Science for NonMajors.
Sandra Fillebrown*, Saint Joseph's University
(983F1385)

5:40 p.m.
The Global Positioning System, Data Analysis, and Earthquake Modeling.
Werner Horn, California State Northridge
Carol Shubin*, California State Northridge
Gerry Simila, California State Northridge
(983F1417)

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Section Officers

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
History or heritage? Historians and mathematicians on the history of mathematics.
Ivor GrattanGuinness*, Middlesex University

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 3:20 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AWM Panel Discussion
Mathematics educators and mathematicians working together.
Organizers:
Bettye Anne Case, Florida State University
Suzanne M. Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Elizabeth G. Yanik, Emporia State University
Moderators:
Elizabeth G. Yanik,
Panelists:
Deborah Loewenberg Ball, University of Michigan
Hyman Bass, University of Michigan
Karen Dee Michalowicz, The Langley School (McLean, VA)
Edith Prentice Mendez, Sonoma State University
Moderators:
Bettye Anne Case,

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
Expanding your research horizons.
Organizers:
Jennifer Hontz, Meredith College
Philip K. Hotchkiss, Westfield State College
Panelists:
John Emert, Ball State University
Rochelle Leibowitz, DIMACS
Neil Portnoy, California State University, Chico

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 3:45 p.m.4:45 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Doctorates in mathematics education: Why the shortage? Where do they go? What do they do?
Organizers:
Robert E. Reys, University of Missouri, Columbia
Robert Glasgow, Southwest Baptist University

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 3:45 p.m.5:05 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Reform Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Small group projects in college algebra.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
Moderators:
Kathleen Snook, U. S. Military Academy and COMAP
Panelists:
Laurette B. Foster, Prairie View A\&M University
Richard D. West, Francis Marion College
Paul Dirks, MiamiDade Community College
Regina D. Aragon, Eastern New Mexico University

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Welcoming Reception for Undergraduate Students

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 4:20 p.m.4:40 p.m.
AWM Business Meeting

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#14: Part A
Teaching a course in the history of mathematics
Organizers:
V. Frederick Rickey, United States Military Academy
Victor J. Katz, University of District of Columbia

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
Optimization of technology in the geometry classroom.
Organizers:
Subhash C. Saxena, Coastal Carolina University

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
Fair enough? Mathematics of equity.
Organizers:
John C. Maceli, Ithaca College
Stanley E. Seltzer, Ithaca College

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Reception
Organizers:
Betty Mayfield, Hood College
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University San Bernardino

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 5:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Knowledge for teaching algebra: Issues from {\em The Mathematical Education of Teachers}.
Organizers:
Joan FerriniMundy, Michigan State University
Panelists:
Daniel Chazan, University of Maryland
Anthony L. Peressini, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Joan FerriniMundy,
Moderators:
Gail F. Burrill, Michigan State University
Speakers:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Mathematical Sciences Institutes Reception

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Reception for FirstTime Participants

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 6:45 p.m.8:15 p.m.
History of Mathematics SIGMAA Business Meeting and Reception
Organizers:
Amy ShellGellasch, U. S. Military Academy

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 7:00 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Organizational Reception for the Proposed WEB SIGMAA

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 7:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Young Mathematicians Network Town Meeting

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:30 p.m.9:20 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
The shape of objects in two and three dimensions: Mathematics meets computer vision.
David B. Mumford*, Brown University

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 9:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
AWM Reception
Thursday January 16, 2003

Thursday January 16, 2003, 7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Employment Center

Thursday January 16, 2003, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Interactions Between Logic, Group Theory and Computer Science, III
Organizers:
Alexandre V. Borovik, UMIST borovik@umist.ac.uk
Alexei Myasnikov, City College of CUNY alexeim@att.net

8:00 a.m.
Reasoning In A Most Likely Way.
Robert M. Haralick*, CUNY
(983681147)

9:00 a.m.
Heuristic Algorithms and Whitehead Method.
Alexei D. Miasnikov*, CUNY
(983201077)

9:30 a.m.
Genetic algorithms on groups.
Richard F Booth*, UMIST
(98320955)

10:00 a.m.
The Structure of Automorphic Conjugacy in the Free Group of Rank 2.
Bilal Khan*, CUNY
(983201148)

10:30 a.m.
Round Table Discussion

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebras, Actions, and Algorithms, III
Organizers:
Edward S. Letzter, Temple University letzter@math.temple.edu
Martin Lorenz, Temple University lorenz@math.temple.edu

8:00 a.m.
Algebra of pseudoroots of noncommutative polynomials.
Vladimir Retakh*, Rutgers University
(98316719)

8:30 a.m.
Linear representations of braid groups and automorphism groups of free groups.
Edward W. Formanek*, Pennsylvania State University
(98320665)

9:00 a.m.
Polynomial detection of matrix subalgebras.
Daniel Birmajer*, Temple University
(98316660)

9:30 a.m.
Maximal Orders on Projective Surfaces.
Daniel Chan, University of New South Wales
Rajesh S. Kulkarni*, Michigan State University
(98316792)

10:00 a.m.
An algorithm for computing maximal tori of centralizers of nilpotents in symmetric spaces associated with non compact simple exceptional real Lie algebras.
Alfred G Noel*, The University of Massachusetts
(9832243)

10:30 a.m.
algorithms for algebraic groups and fields.
Harm Derksen*, University of Michigan
(98312396)

11:00 a.m.
Mixedrank quantum determinantal ideals.
K R Goodearl*, University of California at Santa Barbara
T H Lenagan, University of Edinburgh
(98316407)

11:30 a.m.
Differential operators on the base affine space of an algebraic group.
T levasseur, Universite de Brest,
J T Stafford*, University of Michigan
(98316765)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Computation and Information: Mathematical Challenges, III
Organizers:
Samuel J. Lomonaco, Jr., University of Maryland Baltimore County lomonaco@umbc.edu
Howard E. Brandt, Army Research Laboratory hbrandt@arl.army.mil
Louis H. Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago kauffman@uic.edu

8:00 a.m.
Adiabatic Quantum Algorithms.
Umesh V. Vazirani*, U.C. Berkeley
(983681150)

9:00 a.m.
Adaptive Quantum Computation, Constant Depth Quantum Circuits and ArthurMerlin Games.
Barbara M Terhal*, IBM Watson Research Center
(98368300)

9:30 a.m.
Open problems in quantum coding theory.
Eric M. Rains*, Center for Communications Research, Princeton
(98381800)

10:00 a.m.
Multiparticle entanglement.
Sandu Popescu*, Bristol University
(983811152)

10:30 a.m.
Continuous Quantum Hidden Subgroup Algorithms.
Samuel J Lomonaco*, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Louis H Kauffman, Uiversity of Illinois at Chicago
(98381842)

11:00 a.m.
On the quantum derandomization of algorithms.
Michele Mosca*, University of Waterloo, and Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
(983681059)

11:30 a.m.
Complexity of Continuous Quantum Computation.
Joseph F Traub*, Columbia University
(98368829)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Riemannian and Lorentzian Geometries, III
Organizers:
Krishan L. Duggal, University of Windsor yq8@uwindsor.ca
Ramesh Sharma, University of New Haven rsharma@newhaven.edu

8:00 a.m.
Differential Topology, Differential Geometry and Hyperbolic Equations.
Adam D Helfer*, University of Missouri  Columbia
(983581252)

8:30 a.m.
Conformal vector fields on Kaehler manifolds and its contact hypersurfaces.
Ramesh Sharma*, University of New Haven, Connecticut, USA
(983531487)

9:00 a.m.
Fundamental inequalities and strongly minimal submanifolds.
Bogdan D Suceava*, California State University, Fullerton
(98353809)

9:30 a.m.
Curvaturehomogeneous indefinite Einstein metrics in dimension four: the diagonalizable case.
Andrzej J Derdzinski*, Ohio State University
(98353793)

10:00 a.m.
Certain basic inequalities for submanifolds in ($\kappa$, $\mu$)spaces.
Mukut Mani Tripathi*, Lucknow University, India
(98353295)

10:30 a.m.
Generic cut loci are dense.
Ralph Howard*, University of South Carolina
(98353610)

11:00 a.m.
The Stability of the Friedman Model.
Christina Sormani*, Lehman College, CUNY
(9835837)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Primes and Knots, III
Organizers:
Jack Morava, Johns Hopkins University jack@math.jhu.edu
Stavros Garoufalidis, Georgia Institute of Technology stavros@math.gatech.edu
Masanori Morishita, Kanazawa University morisita@kappa.s.kanazawau.ac.jp

8:00 a.m.
Dynamical zeta functions, Nielsen theory, and Reidemeister torsion.
Alexander L. Fel'shtyn*, University of Siegen
(983371505)

9:00 a.m.
Number theoretical criterion for invariance of Fox $p$colorings under $n$rotation.
Janek Dymara, U.Wr.
Tadeusz Januszkiewicz, U.Wr.
Jozef H. Przytycki*, GWU
(983571107)

10:00 a.m.
Knot theory and mirror symmetry.
Stavros Garoufalidis*, Georgia Tech
(983571506)

11:00 a.m.
Noncommutative geometry, dynamics, and infinityadic Arakelov geometry.
Katia Consani, University of Toronto
Matilde Marcolli*, MaxPlanck Institute, Bonn
(98314735)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computability and Models, III
Organizers:
Douglas Cenzer, University of Florida cenzer@math.ufl.edu
Valentina S. Harizanov, The George Washington University harizanv@gwu.edu

8:00 a.m.
A definiable yet non$\Delta^0_3$ orbit in the computably emunerable sets.
Peter A Cholak*, University of Notre Dame
Leo Harrington, Univerity of California  Berkeley
(98303696)

8:30 a.m.
A Concept of Computable Transformations for Locally Determined Logic Programs.
Amy K. C. S. Vanderbilt*, Xavier University
(983031394)

9:00 a.m.
Structures Subject to Space Complexity.
Zia Uddin*, University of Florida
(98303753)

9:30 a.m.
Preparation and Normalization Theorems.
Daniel J. Miller*, University of WisconsinMadison
(98303956)

10:00 a.m.
Structural properties and principal filters of the lattice of Computably Enumerable Vector Spaces.
Rumen D. Dimitrov*, The George Washington University
(98303687)

10:30 a.m.
Interpolation Theorems for Recursive Quantum Functions in Computable Analysis.
Iraj Kalantari*, Western Illinois University
Larry Welch, Western Illinois University
(98303125)

11:00 a.m.
More Undecidable Lattices of Steinitz Exchange Systems.
Lisa R. Galminas*, Northwestern State University of LA
John W. Rosenthal, Ithaca College
(983031295)

11:30 a.m.
Recursive content of higher order analysis.
Anil Nerode*, Cornell University
(983031233)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Algebras, Quantization, and Noncommutative Geometry: A Centennial Celebration in Honor of J. V. Neumann and M. H. Stone, III
Organizers:
Robert S. Doran, Texas Christian University r.doran@tcu.edu
Richard V. Kadison, University of Pennsylvania kadison@math.upenn.edu

8:00 a.m.
Betti numbers and rigidity results for crossproduct von Neumann factors.
Sorin Popa*, UCLA
(983461499)

9:00 a.m.
Operator Spaces: Problems associated with the quantization of Banach space theory.
Edward G Effros*, UCLA
(983461294)

9:30 a.m.
Algebraic structure and norm in operator algebras  extensions of some results of Stone and von Neumann.
David P Blecher*, University of Houston
(98346881)

10:00 a.m.
Applications of Injective Envelopes.
Vern I Paulsen*, University of Houston
(983461361)

10:30 a.m.
On the Curvature of a Completely Positive Map.
Paul S. Muhly*, University of Iowa
Baruch Solel, Technion
(98346953)

11:00 a.m.
The algebraization of dynamics: amenability, nuclearity, quasidiagonality, and approximate finite dimensionality.
Bruce Blackadar*, University of Nevada, Reno
(983461250)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Special Functions and qSeries, III
Organizers:
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of South Florida ismail@math.usf.edu

8:00 a.m.
On the Distribution of the Zeros of an Entire Function of Exponential Type.
Dimiter Dryanov*, University of Montreal
Qazi Rahman, University of Montreal
(98341147)

8:30 a.m.
Rapid Evaluation of Prolate Spheroidal Wave Functions at Special Points on the Interval.
Xiao Hong*, Yale University
(98333132)

9:00 a.m.
Computer Algebra and RogersRamanujan Type Identities.
Andrew V. Sills*, Pennsylvania State University
(98311281)

9:30 a.m.
Contiguous relations for $(r,s)$hypergeometric series.
Michitomo Nishizawa*, Graduate Scool of Mathematical Sciences, University of Tokyo
(98333293)

10:00 a.m.
aGaussian Polynomials and Finite RogersRamanujan Identities.
George E. Andrews*, Penn State University
(98333783)

10:30 a.m.
Asymptotic expansions for secondorder linear difference equations with a turning point.
Zhen Wang, City University of Hong Kong
Roderick Wong*, City University of Hong Kong
(98341575)

11:00 a.m.
Roots and completeness of the third Jackson qBessel function.
Joaquin Bustoz*, Arizona State University
Luis Daniel Abreu, University of Coimbra
(98333620)

11:30 a.m.
discussion

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Inverse Problems and Sampling Theory in Signal Analysis, I
Organizers:
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida nashed@mail.ucf.edu

8:00 a.m.
Sampling with prolate spheroidal wave functions.
Gilbert G Walter*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(98341227)

8:30 a.m.
Recovering piecewise bandlimited signals via a hierarchical system based on prolate spheroidal wave functions.
Xiaoping Shen*, Ohio University
Naoki Saito, University of CaliforniaDavis
(98342131)

9:00 a.m.
Undersampling artifacts in parallelbeam tomography.
Adel Faridani*, Oregon State University
(98344276)

9:30 a.m.
A general scheme for constructing inversion algorithms for cone beam CT.
Alexander Katsevich*, University of Central Florida
(98344636)

10:00 a.m.
Nonlinear network tomography.
F. Alberto Gr\"unbaum*, UC Berkeley
(98365987)

10:30 a.m.
Regularization of Satellite Data by Means of Wavelets.
Willi Freeden*, University of Kaiserslautern, Geomathematics Group
(98345821)

11:00 a.m.
A Wavelet Approach to the Inverse Problem of Geomagnetic Crustal Field Determination.
Thorsten Maier*, University of Kaiserslautern
(98345823)

11:30 a.m.
Regularization Techniques by Vectorial Wavelets with Applications to PreMaxwell Problems.
Carsten Mayer*, University of Kaiserslautern
(98345825)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
Visual linear algebra.
Organizers:
Eugene A. Herman, Grinnell College
Michael D. Pepe, Seattle Central Community College
Eric P. Schulz, Walla Walla Community College

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Mathematical Problems in Image Analysis
Organizers:
John Goutsias, Johns Hopkins University goutsias@jhu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computational Modeling.
Donald Geman*, The Johns Hopkins University
(983681021)

8:45 a.m.
Inference for Range Images.
Ulf Grenander*, Brown University
(98360896)

9:30 a.m.
Minimazing Flows for Surface Warping, Registration, and Interpolation.
Allen Tannenbaum*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(98368725)

10:15 a.m.
Break.

10:30 a.m.
Building Riemannian metrics between objects.
Alain Trouv\'e*, University Paris 13
(983491047)

11:15 a.m.
Recent Advances in Statistical Shape Estimation.
Jong C. Ye, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Natalia A. Schmid, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Yoram Bresler, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Pierre Moulin*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(983681307)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.12:05 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Dynamical Systems
Organizers:
Yury Grabovsky, Temple University yury@euclid.math.temple.edu

8:00 a.m.
Extrapolating experimental measurements of the complex dielectric constant.
Graeme Walter Milton*, University of Utah
(98378869)

8:50 a.m.
KramersKronig Analysis, Analytic Continuation, and SingularValue Expansions.
Andrew M. Dienstfrey*, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Leslie Greengard, New York University
(983781005)

9:40 a.m.
Reconstruction of the spectral representation of effective properties of a random mixture.
Elena Cherkaev*, University of Utah
(983491279)

10:30 a.m.
Reconstruction of complex electromagnetic permittivity function from limited band measurments.
John Shopple*, University of California at San Diego
Yury Grabovsky, Temple University
(98378980)

11:20 a.m.
The spectral function of composites from reflectivity measurements.
A R Day*, John Carroll University
A R Grant, Cornell University
M F Thorpe, Michigan State University
A J Sievers, Cornell University
(983781112)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Incorporating History of Mathematics in the Mathematics Classroom, I
Organizers:
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia vkatz@udc.edu
Edith Prentice Mendez, Sonoma State University
Eisso J. Atzema, University of Maine

8:00 a.m.
Incorporating Student Research Projects on History of Mathematics into the Mathematics Curriculum.
Annie Yi Han*, BMCCCUNY
(983G1625)

8:20 a.m.
Every Student is a Potential Teacher.
Joanne Peeples*, El Paso Community College
(983G1539)

8:35 a.m.
On the Shoulders of Giants: Using Annotated Timelines and Biographical Scrapbook Projects in the Mathematics Classroom.
Lynn Foshee Reed*, Maggie L. Walker Governor's School
(983G1475)

8:55 a.m.
Top TenPlus a Few: Favorite Lessons for Incorporating History of Mathematics in the Secondary Classroom.
Elizabeth C. Rogers*, Piedmont College
(983G1428)

9:10 a.m.
A mathematics course for inservice teachers using materials from the MAA's Historical Module Project.
Florence D. Fasanelli*, Amer. Assoc. for the Advancement of Science
(983G1961)

9:30 a.m.
Two Approaches to a History of Mathematics Course for Future Mathematics Teachers.
Vilma Mesa*, University of Michigan
Patricia Wilson, University of Georgia
(983G1458)

9:55 a.m.
Course Activities to Prepare Teachers to Employ History.
Dick Jardine*, Keene State College
(983G1176)

10:15 a.m.
Comparison of Classification and Solution of Cubic Equations: AlKhayyam and Cardano :.
Bill R. Austin*, University of Tennessee at Martin
(983G1343)

10:35 a.m.
A liberal arts mathematics history course cotaught by future secondary teachers.
Janet L. Beery*, University of Redlands
(983G1398)

11:10 a.m.
Integrating the Mathematics of North American First Peoples Into the Undergraduate Curriculum.
Charles P. Funkhouser*, California State University, Fullerton
Harriet Edwards, California State University, Fullerton
(983G1305)

11:30 a.m.
Incorporating History in the World of Mathematics.
Sakura S Therrien*, United States Military Academy
William Jones, United States Military Academy
(983G1480)

11:45 a.m.
The Cosmos Corner: Utilizing Play Writing to Investigate the History of Mathematics.
Michael J. Boss\'e*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(983G1135)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Helping Students Give Effective Mathematics Presentations
Organizers:
Suzanne Doree, Augsburg College doree@augsburg.edu
Thomas Linton, Central College

8:00 a.m.
Welcome and introduction to session

8:10 a.m.
The Mathematical Modeling Colloquium at the University of WisconsinStout.
Steven M Deckelman*, University of WisconsinStout
(983H1245)

8:25 a.m.
Speaking of Mathematics: Senior Comprehensive Project Presentations.
Mary K. Porter*, St. Mary's College
(983H1519)

8:40 a.m.
Oral Communication of Mathematics by Students at West Virginia Wesleyan Collge.
Michael L. Berry*, West Virginia Wesleyan College
(983H1181)

8:55 a.m.
Assisting Students with Composing and Evaluating Oral Presentations.
Pam Crawford*, Jacksonville University
(983H1355)

9:10 a.m.
Technology in student presentations.
Nicholas A Coult*, Augsburg College
(983H1522)

9:25 a.m.
Improve Student Presentations Using Analytic Rubrics.
Catherine M. Miller*, University of Northern Iowa
(983H1353)

9:40 a.m.
Student Presentations and Assessment.
Vincent Ferlini, Keene State College
Dick Jardine*, Keene State College
(983H1438)

9:55 a.m.
Coaching Students for Mathematics Presentations.
Nancy Lineken Hagelgans*, Ursinus College
(983H1399)

10:10 a.m.
The 1111 Presentation Preparation Procedure.
Donald E Hooley*, Bluffton College
(983H1193)

10:25 a.m.
Sweet Fruits of Success in Preparing Student Talks.
Therese Shelton*, Southwestern University
Cameron Sawyer, Southwestern University
(983H1513)

10:40 a.m.
Evaluating student mathematics presentations.
D. S. Franzblau*, CUNY, College of Staten Island
(983H11222)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Experiences in Business, Industry, and Government
Organizers:
Philip E. Gustafson, Mesa State College pgustafs@mesastate.edu

8:05 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Food Systems for Long Term Space Missions.
John E. Cruthirds*, North Georgia College & state University
(983I1493)

8:30 a.m.
The Mathematics of Detecting, Tracking & Preempting Terrorist Operations.
Thomas L. Mifflin*, Metron, Inc.
(983I1679)

8:55 a.m.
Picture perfect perfect picture.
Peter Stanek*, Lockheed Martin
(983I1925)

9:20 a.m.
Graph Theory Problems of System Engineering.
R. Peter DeLong*, Raytheon
(983I1647)

9:45 a.m.
Solving $A{\bf x} = {\bf b}$: a BIG research area.
Timothy P. Chartier*, University of Washington
(983I1677)

10:10 a.m.
Who really uses calculus?
Edwin P Herman*, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
(983I1255)

10:35 a.m.
Portfolio Design and the Genetic Algorithm.
Harry H. Suber, TrendLogic Associates
Robert M. Tardiff*, Salisbury University
(983I1460)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, III
Organizers:
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University jonesma@pegasus.montclair.edu
Steven M. Hetzler, Salisbury University
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University at San Bernardino

8:00 a.m.
Combining Modeling and Calculus in a Course for Business Majors.
Stephen Hilbert*, Ithaca College
(983Z1685)

8:15 a.m.
Differential Equations Lite (Less Filling and Tastes Great!).
Scott Charles Gensler*, United States Military Academy
(983Z1435)

8:30 a.m.
An Applied Approach to Upper Level Undergraduate Mathematics: Incorporating Applications in the Curriculum.
Michelle R. DeDeo*, Univ. of North Florida
(983Z1564)

8:45 a.m.
Motivating Problem Solving With Problem Posing.
Kevin Peterson*, Lynchburg College
(983Z11230)

9:00 a.m.
A new twist on a proofs course.
Michael Jones, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences/Montclair State University
Arup Mukherjee*, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences/ Montclair State University
(983Z1609)

9:15 a.m.
Some Integration Trials on Computer Algebra Systems.
Kevin E. Charlwood*, Washburn University
(983Z1161)

9:30 a.m.
Hill's Substitution Ciphers using Mathematica.
Heakyung Lee*, Winthrop University
(983Z1534)

9:45 a.m.
The Vigenere Cipher with the TI83.
Bill Yankosky*, North Carolina Wesleyan College
Michael Hamilton, North Carolina Wesleyan College
(983Z1671)

10:00 a.m.
Visualization of Calculus.
Ping Wang*, Penn State University
Mike R Gallis, Penn State University
(983Z122)

10:15 a.m.
Visualizing the Construction of Hyperbolic Surfaces and ThreeManifolds Using a CAS.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
(983Z1277)

10:30 a.m.
Dynamic Geometry in College Mathematics Classes.
Mary Ann Connors*, Westfield State College
(983Z11052)

10:45 a.m.
The impact of problembased learning in the teaching of geometry on futurte elementary school teachers.
Gian Mario Besana, DePaul University
Michael Fries, DePaul
Vesna Kilibarda*, Indiana University Northwest
(983Z1843)

11:00 a.m.
Helping Preservice and Inservice Elementary School Teachers Gain a Deeper Understanding of Geometry.
Brenda Strassfeld*, New York University
(983Z1183)

11:15 a.m.
A Common Question Yields an Answer in Content: Finding the NCTM Content Standards in Undergraduate Mathematics.
Eileen Fernandez*, Montclair State University
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University
(983Z1890)

11:30 a.m.
Topics Classes in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers.
Brigitte Lahme*, Sonoma State University
Jerry G Morris, Sonoma State University
(983Z1806)

11:45 a.m.
Forgotten, but Relevant, Studies in Mathematics Education.
David E. Boliver*, Univ. of Central Oklahoma
(983Z1404)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:15 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Applications of Mathematics, I

8:15 a.m.
Blending Instantaneous and Continuous Phenomena in Feynman's Operational Calculus: An Introduction.
G. W. Johnson, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Lance Nielsen*, Creighton University
(98346746)

8:30 a.m.
Ground Penetrating Radar Imaging Using Wavelet Method.
Fengshan Liu, Delaware State University
Yi Ling*, Delaware State University
Xianggen Xia, University of Delaware
Xiquan Shi, Delaware State University
(98345880)

9:00 a.m.
Generalized Spectral Analysis of Large Sets of Voting Data.
David Thomas Uminsky*, Harvey Mudd College
Michael Orrison, Harvey Mudd College
(983201472)

9:15 a.m.
Complex behavior in a model of human language.
W Garrett Mitchener*, Princeton University
(983921067)

9:30 a.m.
A Population Model of Prion Dynamics.
Meredith L. Greer*, Bates College
(983921345)

9:45 a.m.
Extending the (Hexa)Rhombic Dodecahedral Model of the Genetic Code: the Code's Four 6fold Degeneracies and the Ten Orthogonal Projections of the 5cube as 3cube.
David James Halitsky*, Computer Systems Technology
(98392151)

10:00 a.m.
An Intelligent Agent Model for HumanEnvironment Interactions.
Catherine A Roberts*, College of the Holy Cross
(98392111)

10:15 a.m.
Optimal Harvesting Strategy for the Control of a Protected Population.
Rene' A. Salinas*, University of Tennessee
(983921392)

10:30 a.m.
Numerical results of optimal control applied to an integrodifference model with applications to biology.
Holly Gaff*, University of Tennessee
Hem Raj Joshi, University of Tennessee
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Louis Gross, University of Tennessee
(98392828)

10:45 a.m.
Estimation of HodgkinHuxley Model Parameters Using CurrentClamp Data.
Allan R Willms*, University of Canterbury
Daniel Myall, University of Otago
(98392934)

11:00 a.m.
Subset Takeaway on Graphs.
Robert M Riehemann*, University of Kentucky
(983911474)

11:15 a.m.
Optimal Voting Strategies for "The Weakest Link".
Amy D Winter*, Cornell College
(983911186)

11:30 a.m.
Pareto Optimality with Coherent Measures of Risk.
David C. Heath*, Carnegie Mellon University
Hyejin Ku, UNC Charlotte
(9839070)

11:45 a.m.
The Consistency of Two Markets.
David Heath, Carnegie Mellon University
Hyejin Ku*, The Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte
(9832880)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:15 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Operator Theory

8:15 a.m.
Best projections of Gabor multiplier type.
Krzysztof Nowak*, Drexel University
(983421465)

8:30 a.m.
Orthogonal Wavelets in Higher Dimensions.
Denise A Jacobs*, United States Military Academy
(983421432)

8:45 a.m.
Embeddings of FourierLebesgue Spaces into Modulation Spaces: Optimality of Sufficient Conditions.
Yevgeniy V. Galperin*, Sacred Heart University
(983421419)

9:00 a.m.
LittlewoodPaley theory associated with Schr\"odinger operators with hyperbolic secant potentials.
Shijun Zheng*, University of Maryland
(983421335)

9:15 a.m.
The Caldero'n reproducing formula and rough singular integrals.
Dmitry Ryabogin*, The University of Missouri, Columbia
(983421075)

9:45 a.m.
Approximation by countably hypercyclic operators.
T Gabriel Prajitura*, SUNY Brockport
(98347126)

10:00 a.m.
On the norm of a composition operator with linear fractional symbol.
Christopher Hammond*, University of Virginia
(98347122)

10:15 a.m.
Wavelets and Bellman Functions.
Janine Wittwer*, Williams College
(98347121)

10:30 a.m.
Frequency estimation and vortex analysis using wavelet coefficients.
Joel K Glenn*, Colorado College
(98343110)

10:45 a.m.
On joint perturbations of Gabor frames.
Joseph D Lakey, New Mexico State University
Ying Wang*, Marywood University
(98343774)

11:00 a.m.
Lorentz Composition Operators on Weighted Bergman Spaces.
Raimundo M Kovac*, Rhode Island College
(983471196)

11:15 a.m.
A Characterization Theorem for AF Groupoids and Some Related Results.
Ryan J. Zerr*, Iowa State University
(983471174)

11:30 a.m.
On Fourier and Wavelet Transforms of Tempered Distributions.
George K. Yang*, Tennessee State University
(98342926)

11:45 a.m.
Bellman function and dimension free estimates of Riesz transforms.
Oliver Dragicevic*, Michigan State University
Alexander L. Volberg, Michigan State University
(983421219)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III
Organizers:
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College barker@polar.bowdoin.edu
Jerry L. Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago bona@math.uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara millett@math.ucsb.edu

8:30 a.m.
Introduction and Background for "Undergraduate Programs and Courses in the Mathematical Sciences: A CUPM Curriculum Guide".
Harriet S. Pollatsek*, Mount Holyoke College
(983971151)

9:00 a.m.
Panel on Undergraduate Programs and Courses in the Mathematical Sciences: A CUPM Curriculum Guide.
Harriet S. Pollatsek*, Mount Holyoke College
Susanna Epp*, DePaul University
Susan Ganter*, Clemson University
William Haver*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(98397966)

10:30 a.m.
Mathematical Thinking and the CUPM Curriculum Guide.
Susanna S. Epp*, DePaul University
(983971128)

11:00 a.m.
Undergraduate Issues for research universities.
David M. Bressoud*, Macalester College
(98397728)

11:30 a.m.
The CUPM Curriculum Foundations Project: Looking at the first two years.
Susan L. Ganter*, Clemson University
(98397770)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:30 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Spherical Designs and Codes, III
Organizers:
B\'ela Bajnok, Gettysburg College bbajnok@gettysburg.edu
Neil J. A. Sloane, AT\&T Shannon Labs njas@research.att.com

8:00 a.m.
Discussion.

8:30 a.m.
Spherical codes: bounds and constructions.
Thomas Ericson*, Link\"oping University, Sweden
(98351946)

9:30 a.m.
On $s$distance sets on $p$ concentric spheres in Euclidean space.
Etsuko Bannai*, Graduate School of Mathematics, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
(98305707)

10:00 a.m.
Minimal Riesz Energy Points on $d$Manifolds.
D. Hardin, Vanderbilt University
E. B. Saff*, Vanderbilt University
(983521309)

10:30 a.m.
Almost orthogonal vectors.
William J. Martin*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(983511397)

11:00 a.m.
Packings of directions with minimal variance of projection.
Ji\v r\'{\i} Jan\'a\v cek*, Institute of Physiology ASCR, Prague, Czech Republic
(98351948)

11:30 a.m.
Encoding plane triangulations and fullerenes.
Jack E Graver*, Syracuse University
(98305619)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:30 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Models, III
Organizers:
Cris Moore, University of New Mexico and Santa Fe Institute moore@santafe.edu
Dana Randall, Georgia Institute of Technology randall@cc.gatech.edu

8:30 a.m.
Algorithms for Estimating Trends in a Stream of Network Packets Using Little Memory.
Erik D. Demaine*, Massachusetts Instiute of Technology
Alejandro LopezOrtiz, University of Waterloo
J. Ian Munro, University of Waterloo
(98368850)

9:00 a.m.
Communication complexity and regular languages.
Denis Therien*, McGill
(98368650)

9:30 a.m.
MuirheadRado Inequality for Hermitian Operators.
Leonard J Schulman*, Caltech
(983051411)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Rapidly Mixing Markov Chains for Sampling Contingency Tables with a Constant Number of Rows.
Mary Cryan, University of Leeds
Martin Dyer, University of Leeds
Leslie Ann Goldberg, University of Warwick
Mark Jerrum, University of Edinburgh
Russell Martin*, University of Warwick
(983681177)

11:00 a.m.
Probabilistic Packet Marking for Distributed Denial of Service Attacks.
Micah Adler*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(983941425)

11:30 a.m.
The Number of Bit Comparisons Used by Quicksort.
James Allen Fill*, The Johns Hopkins University
Svante Janson, Uppsala University
(983681002)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:30 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Group Theory

8:30 a.m.
The Nonabelian Tensor Square of $2$Engel Groups.
Russell D. Blyth, Saint Louis University
Robert Fitzgerald Morse, University of Evansville
Joanne L. Redden*, Illinois College
(983201321)

8:45 a.m.
Thompson's Group & Amenability.
John R Donnelly*, SUNY Binghamton
(983201201)

9:00 a.m.
Covering and Avoidance in a Direct Product.
Joseph Petrillo*, SUNY Binghamton
(983201179)

9:15 a.m.
Modular representations of the supergroup $GL(m\vert n)$ and a new proof of the Mullineux conjecture.
Jonathan R. Kujawa*, University of Oregon
(983201029)

9:30 a.m.
Homological Functors of $p$Groups of Class 2.
Michael R Bacon*, USC Sumter
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, SUNY Binghamton
(98320836)

9:45 a.m.
Capable $p$groups of nilpotency class 2.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, SUNY Binghamton
Michael R Bacon, USC Sumter
(98320837)

10:00 a.m.
Restricting modular spin representations of symmetric and alternating groups to Youngtype subgroups.
Aaron M Phillips*, University of Oregon
(98320699)

10:15 a.m.
Sylow Theory for Association Schemes and Table Algebras.
PaulHermann Martin Zieschang*, University of Texas at Brownsville
(98320381)

10:30 a.m.
An elementary approach to the Monster.
Christopher S Simons*, Rowan University
(98320282)

10:45 a.m.
Recent advances in {\itshape c}compact groups.
G\'abor Luk\'acs*, York University
(98322641)

11:00 a.m.
Central Sets in Adequate Partial Semigroups.
Jillian E McLeod*, Mount Holyoke College
(983221257)

11:15 a.m.
Wave graph bases of tensor invariants of $SO(2n+1)$ and $G_2$.
Alec Mihailovs*, Shepherd College
(983221116)

11:30 a.m.
Protopological Groups and Normal Systems.
Julie C Jones*, Sam Houston State University
(98322310)

11:45 a.m.
Topologically pure injectives in the category of LCA groups.
Peter Loth*, Sacred Heart University
(98322230)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:30 a.m.11:25 a.m.
MAA Session on Applications of Abstract Algebra
Organizers:
Robert E. Lewand, Goucher College rlewand@goucher.edu
George Mackiw, Loyola College

8:30 a.m.
Finite Elliptic Curve Groups and Public Key Cryptography.
John H Wilson*, Centre College
(983J1397)

8:50 a.m.
Applying abstract algebra to molecular spectroscopy: a classroom project.
Janet L. Beery*, University of Redlands
Jodye I. Selco, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(983J1503)

9:10 a.m.
Adding Error Correcting Capabilities to the Mod 11 ISBN Scheme.
George Mackiw*, Loyola College in Maryland
Aileen Cuddy, Baltimore, MD
(983J1222)

9:30 a.m.
Using Groups to Generate Automata.
Michael J Bardzell*, Salisbury University
Kathleen M Shannon, Salisbury University
(983J1216)

9:50 a.m.
Counting Contra Dances: A Kinesthetic Application of Group Theory.
Larry Copes*, Institute for Studies in Educational Mathematics (ISEM)
(983J1347)

10:10 a.m.
Using Maple to Illustrate Abstract Algebra Applications.
Neil P Sigmon*, Radford University
(983J1524)

10:30 a.m.
Group Rings and Diagrams in Undergraduate Abstract Algebra.
Deborah Sherman Denvir*, Marshall University
(983J1473)

10:50 a.m.
Primitive Shift Registers.
Jo Ann Fellin, OSB*, Benedictine College
(983J132)

11:10 a.m.
The Algebra of Spacetime.
Alfonso F Agnew*, California State University at Fullerton
(983J1486)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
Writing and publishing expository articles about mathematics.
Organizers:
T. Christine Stevens, St. Louis University
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Panelists:
Edward G. Dunne, AMS
Deanna B. Haunsperger, Carleton College
Martha J. Siegel, Towson University
Francis E. Su, Harvey Mudd College

Thursday January 16, 2003, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
Five little crystals and how they grew.
Jean E. Taylor*, Rutgers University

Thursday January 16, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Dynamical Systems and Oceanography, III
Organizers:
Reza MalekMadani, U.S. Naval Academy rmm@usna.edu
Peter A. McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy pam@usna.edu

9:00 a.m.
Dynamical Systems Theory and Lagrangian Transport: New Tools for the Analysis of Flow Fields Derived From Data and Models.
Stephen Wiggins*, University of Bristol
(983371203)

9:30 a.m.
Periodic orbits and disturbance growth in geophysical fluid flows.
R M Samelson*, COAS, Oregon State University
(98376895)

10:00 a.m.
Proper Orthogonal Decomposition: A New Look and Applications to Oceanography.
Igor Mezic*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(98337778)

10:30 a.m.
Scale Dependent Dispersion and Geometry in Barotropic Turbulence.
Andrew C Poje*, College of Staten Island, CUNY
(983761185)

11:00 a.m.
Numerical computation of invariant manifolds of distinguished hyperbolic trajectories of a quasigeostrophic ocean model.
Ana Mar\'{\i}a Mancho*, University of Bristol
Des Small, University of Bristol
Steve Wiggins, University of Bristol
Kayo Ide, Department of Atmospheric Sciences and Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA
(983371346)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part A
Turning a nonscience or developmental course into a capstone mathematical experience.
Organizers:
James T. Sandefur, Georgetown University
Rosalie A. Dance, University of the Virgin Islands

Thursday January 16, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part A
Real fun exploring basic mathematics.
Organizers:
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University San Bernardino
Robert G. Stein, California State University San Bernardino

Thursday January 16, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Difference Equations

9:00 a.m.
A Characterization for the Length of Cycles of the N  Number Ducci Game.
Diana M Thomas*, Montclair State University
John G Stevens, Montclair State University
Neil Calkin, Clemson University
(98339285)

9:15 a.m.
Instability of Difference Equations.
Zhivko S. Athanassov*, Institute of Mathematics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciencies
(98339973)

9:30 a.m.
Stability, Oscillations and Chaos in a Discrete Time Model of Combat.
H Sedaghat*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(98339254)

9:45 a.m.
Optimal Harvesting in an Integrodifference population model.
Hem Raj Joshi*, University of Tennessee
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee
(98339139)

10:00 a.m.
Some results and open problems for the difference equation $x_{n} = p + \frac{x_{nl}}{x_{nk}}$.
Richard DeVault*, Northwestern State University of Louisiana
(98339127)

10:15 a.m.
Unbouded Solutions of a MaxType Difference Equation.
Michael A Radin*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Candace M Kent, Virginia Commonwealth University
(98339102)

10:30 a.m.
On Difference Equation $x_{n+1}=\dfrac{1}{Ax_{n}^{p}+x_{n1}^{q}}$.
V. L. Kocic*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(983391170)

10:45 a.m.
An Update on the Difference Equation $x_{n+1}=\cases{ {x_n+x_{n1}\over{3}}, tab\mbox{if $3\vert x_n+x_{n1}$} \cr x_n+x_{n1}, \tab \mbox{otherwise}\cr}$ .
Jeffrey J Feuer*, Coastal Carolina University
Stephen Bismarck, Coastal Carolina University
Carrie Messer, Charleston, SC
(98339336)

11:00 a.m.
Break.

11:15 a.m.
Oscillation of FirstOrder Neutral Difference Equations with Maxima.
Nader Kouhestani, Prairie View A&M University
Dimitar Mishev*, Prairie View A&M University
William Patula, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Hristo Voulov, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
(9833929)

11:30 a.m.
Asymptotic analysis by the saddle point method of a datahandling system with many sources.
Diego E Dominici*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(98341855)

11:45 a.m.
Bell Summability.
Gerald M. Higdon*, Fitchburg State College
(983401209)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Committee on Mathematics and the Environment Panel Discussion
Sample mathematics lessons integrating environmental issues.
Organizers:
Patricia Clark Kenschaft, Montclair State University
Panelists:
Greg A. Langkamp, Seattle Central Community College
Martin E. Walter, University of Colorado at Boulder
Nancy E. Zumoff, Kennesaw State University

Thursday January 16, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
NSF funding opportunities for learning and teaching in the mathematical sciences.
Organizers:
Elizabeth J. Teles, National Science Foundation
Lee L. Zia, National Science Foundation
James H. Lightbourne, National Science Foundation

Thursday January 16, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics Panel Discussion
Undergraduate Programs and Courses in the Mathematical Sciences: A CUPM Curriculum Guide.
Organizers:
Harriet S. Pollatsek, Mount Holyoke College
Susanna S. Epp, DePaul University
Panelists:
Susan L. Ganter, Clemson University
William E. Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University
Harriet S. Pollatsek,
Susan L. Ganter,

Thursday January 16, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics Poster Session
First collegelevel mathematics courses.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
Sara Bush, Wiley College
Dorothy Hunter, HustonTillotson College

Thursday January 16, 2003, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales

Thursday January 16, 2003, 10:00 a.m.4:05 p.m.
Math on the Web, II

10:00 a.m.
MathML, OpenMath, and Web services.
David Carlisle*, The Numerical Algorithms Group Ltd.

11:15 a.m.
Creating mathematical documents for the Web with {\em Scientific Workplace}.
Barry MacKichan*, MacKichan, Inc.

12:15 p.m.
TeX to Web conversion.
Stan Devitt*, Stratum Technical Services Ltd.

1:00 p.m.
MathML in the digital library of mathematical functions.
Bruce Miller*, NIST

2:00 p.m.
{\em Maple} on the Web: New technologies, products, and applications.
Tom Lee*, Waterloo Maple

3:00 p.m.
Creating interactive Web pages with MathML.
Robert Miner*, Design Science

3:45 p.m.
Displaying MathML in browsers.
Bob Mathews*, Design Science

Thursday January 16, 2003, 10:00 a.m.11:00 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

Thursday January 16, 2003, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Some Mathematical Insights Related to Automobile Drag Racing.
Richard A. Tapia*, Rice University
(983A0680)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 10:15 a.m.12:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
Using and adapting online materials.
Organizers:
David A. Smith, Duke University
Lang Moore, Duke University
Douglas E. Ensley, Shippensburg University
Franklin A. Wattenberg, U.S. Military Academy

Thursday January 16, 2003, 10:45 a.m.12:05 p.m.
MAA Project NExTYoung Mathematicians Network Panel Discussion
Keeping the platters spinning: Effective time management.
Organizers:
Karrolyne Fogel, California Lutheran University
J. Lyn Miller, Slippery Rock University
Panelists:
Raymond L. Johnson, University of Maryland
Cynthia J. Woodburn, Pittsburg State University
William E. Fenton, Bellarmine College

Thursday January 16, 2003, 10:45 a.m.12:05 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
How can placement testing be improved?
Organizers:
Susan L. Forman, Bronx Community College
Bernard L. Madison, University of Arkansas
Panelists:
Judy E. Ackerman, Montgomery College
Judy Marwick, Morton College
Johnny W. Lott, University of Montana
Susan L. Forman,
Bernard L. Madison,

Thursday January 16, 2003, 10:45 a.m.12:05 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Mathematical Education of Teachers Panel Discussion
The nature of mathematics knowledge and knowledge of mathematics learning needed by secondary school mathematics teachers in an era of technology.
Organizers:
M. Kathleen Heid, The Pennsylvania State University
Panelists:
Karen J. Graham, University of New Hampshire
Walter I. Seaman, University of Iowa
Richard J. Stanley, University of California Berkeley
Zalman P. Usiskin, University of Chicago
Skip Wilson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
James T. Fey, University of Maryland
M. Kathleen Heid,

Thursday January 16, 2003, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
SIAM Invited Address
Numerical approximations for optimization and control of dynamical systems.
John A. Burns*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(98349200)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures:Lecture II
Spectra of hyperbolic surfaces and applications, II.
Peter Sarnak*, Courant Institute and Princeton University

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, IV
Organizers:
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College barker@polar.bowdoin.edu
Jerry L. Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago bona@math.uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara millett@math.ucsb.edu

1:00 p.m.
Forum on Strategies for Increasing the Diversity of Students in Mathematics.
Naomi Fisher*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Dennis Davenport*, Miami University
Raymond Johnson*, University of Maryland, College Park
Roosevelt Johnson*, National Science Foundation
Robert Megginson*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Teri Murphy*, University of Oklahoma
Ami Radunskaya*, Pomona College
(98397768)

2:30 p.m.
Questions and answers, and discussion.

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:25 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Dynamical Systems and Oceanography, IV
Organizers:
Reza MalekMadani, U.S. Naval Academy rmm@usna.edu
Peter A. McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy pam@usna.edu

1:00 p.m.
A new dynamical systems theory for boundary layer separations of 2D incompressible flows and its applications to Gulf stream separations.
Shouhong Wang*, Indiana University
(983861062)

1:30 p.m.
Renormalization, Singular Perturbation and Applications to Geophysical Fluid Dynamics.
Djoko Wirosoetisno*, Indiana University
(983411380)

2:00 p.m.
Systematic Strategies for Stochastic Mode Reduction in Climate.
Andrew J. Majda, Courant Institute
Ilya Timofeyev, Courant Institute
Eric VandenEijnden*, Courant Institute
(983601462)

2:30 p.m.
An Evolution Operator Approach to Stochastic Transport.
Erik M Bollt*, Clarkson University
Ira Schwartz, US Naval Laboratory
Lora Billings, Montclair State University
(983371023)

3:00 p.m.
A direct data assimilation method for Lagrangian observations in meteorology and oceanography.
Kayo Ide*, University of California, Los Angeles
(983861383)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Spherical Designs and Codes, IV
Organizers:
B\'ela Bajnok, Gettysburg College bbajnok@gettysburg.edu
Neil J. A. Sloane, AT\&T Shannon Labs njas@research.att.com

1:00 p.m.
Covers of complete graphs and equiisoclinic subspaces.
Chris D. Godsil*, University of Waterloo
(98305998)

2:00 p.m.
Grassmannian Designs.
Christine Bachoc*, Universite de Bordeaux
(98305695)

2:30 p.m.
Algorithms for distributing points on a sphere and plane.
Chjan C Lim*, Math Sciences, RPI
S M Assad, National U. of Singapore
Joseph Nebus, RPI
(98394888)

3:00 p.m.
A Note on Group Codes and their Links with Association Schemes.
Michele Elia*, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
(98305664)

3:30 p.m.
On the number of linear independent binary vectors with applications to the construction of linear codes and orthogonal arrays.
Steven B Damelin*, Georgia Southern University
Greg Michalski, Georgia Southern University
Gary Mullen, Penn State University
David Stone, Georgia Southern University
(98315165)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Highlights of Recent Workshops Held by the Board on Mathematical Sciences and their Applications
Organizers:
David Eisenbud, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute de@msri.org
Scott T. Weidman, National Research Council sweidman@nas.edu

1:00 p.m.
Opportunities and Challenges from Systems Biology.
Douglas A. Lauffenburger*, MIT
(983921498)

2:00 p.m.
Finding the Needle in the Haystack: Knowledge Representation and Inference For Multisource Fusion.
Kathryn Blackmond Laskey*, George Mason University
(983621497)

3:00 p.m.
Mathematics and the Internet.
Donald Towsley*, University of Massachusetts
(983941515)

3:45 p.m.
Discussion

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Computation and Information: Mathematical Challenges, IV
Organizers:
Samuel J. Lomonaco, Jr., University of Maryland Baltimore County lomonaco@umbc.edu
Howard E. Brandt, Army Research Laboratory hbrandt@arl.army.mil
Louis H. Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago kauffman@uic.edu

1:00 p.m.
Anyons in a spin model on the honeycomb lattice.
Alexei Y Kitaev*, Caltech
(98381930)

2:00 p.m.
The Hilbert series of measures of entanglement for 4 qubits.
Nolan R Wallach*, University of California, San Diego
(98381848)

2:30 p.m.
Quantum Entanglement and Topological Entanglement.
Louis Hirsch Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Samuel J. Lomonaco, Jr., University of Maryland Baltimore County
(98381803)

3:00 p.m.
Quantum and Classical Reverse Shannon Theorems.
Charles H Bennett*, IBM Research Yorktown
(98381939)

3:30 p.m.
Noiseless Quantum Information Processing.
Paolo Zanardi*, Institute for Scientific Interchange Foundation
(98381995)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Algebraic and Analytic Geometry for LowDimensional Varieties, I
Organizers:
Mika K. Sepp\"al\"a, Florida State University seppala@math.fsu.edu
Emil J. Volcheck, Baltimore, Maryland volcheck@acm.org

1:00 p.m.
On cohomology classes related to uniformization, the Liouville equation, and the dilogarithm.
Ettore Aldrovandi*, Florida State University
(98330776)

1:30 p.m.
A variation on a theme of Nash.
Paolo Aluffi*, Florida State University
(98314684)

2:00 p.m.
Algorithms for short geodesics.
Jane Gilman*, Rutgers University Newark
Linda Keen, Lehman College, City University of New York
(983301173)

2:30 p.m.
Ovals of real trigonal Riemann surfaces.
Milagros Izquierdo*, Linkopings Universitet
Antonio F Costa, UNED
(9831471)

3:00 p.m.
Moduli of path families on hyperelliptic algebraic curves.
Mika Seppala*, Florida State University and University of Helsinki
(98314264)

3:30 p.m.
Hyperelliptic Curves with Extra Involutions.
Tony Shaska*, University of California at Irvine
Jaime Gutierrez, Universitad de Cantabria
(98314115)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Modular Forms, Elliptic Curves, and Related Topics, I
Organizers:
Cristina M. Ballantine, College of the Holy Cross cballant@holycross.edu
Sharon M. Frechette, College of the Holy Cross sfrechet@holycross.edu
Holly J. Rosson, St. Mary's College of Maryland hrosson@smcm.edu

1:00 p.m.
Supersingular $j$invariants.
Ken Ono*, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(98311942)

2:00 p.m.
On the sizes of gaps in the Fourier expansion of modular forms.
Emre Alkan*, University of Wisconsin
(98311982)

2:30 p.m.
Toward an exhaustion theorem.
Julee Kim*, Uinversity of Illinois at Chicago
(983221055)

3:00 p.m.
Moments of $L$functions of Maass forms and the Riemann zeta function.
Jennifer Beineke*, Western New England College
Daniel Bump, Stanford University
(98311706)

3:30 p.m.
Sums of Squares and Congruence Restrictions of the Theta Function.
Kurt E Ludwick*, Salisbury University
(98311141)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Banach Space Theory and Convex Geometry, I
Organizers:
TeckCheong Lim, George Mason University tlim@gmu.edu
Mikhail Ostrovskii, The Catholic University of America ostrovskii@cua.edu

1:00 p.m.
A survey of non linear quotients.
William B. Johnson*, Texas A\&M University
(98346860)

2:00 p.m.
Recent developments in the theory of twisted sums of Banach spaces.
Nigel J Kalton*, University of Missouri
(98346669)

3:00 p.m.
On geometric structure of Marcinkiewicz spaces.
Anna H Kami{\'n}ska*, The University of Memphis
(98346970)

3:30 p.m.
The BusemannPetty problem via spherical harmonics(expository talk).
Alexander Koldobsky*, University of MissouriColumbia
(98352189)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Primes and Knots, IV
Organizers:
Jack Morava, Johns Hopkins University jack@math.jhu.edu
Stavros Garoufalidis, Georgia Institute of Technology stavros@math.gatech.edu
Masanori Morishita, Kanazawa University morisita@kappa.s.kanazawau.ac.jp

1:00 p.m.
On some equations in the GrothendieckTeichmueller group.
Hiroaki Nakamura*, Okayama University
(983111042)

2:00 p.m.
Galois pgroups unramified at p.
Nigel Boston*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(983111027)

3:00 p.m.
Galois groups and modular varieties.
Alexander Goncharov*, Brown University
(983141043)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Algebras, Quantization, and Noncommutative Geometry: A Centennial Celebration in Honor of J. V. Neumann and M. H. Stone, IV
Organizers:
Robert S. Doran, Texas Christian University r.doran@tcu.edu
Richard V. Kadison, University of Pennsylvania kadison@math.upenn.edu

1:00 p.m.
Singly generated planar algebras and subfactors.
Dietmar Bisch*, Vanderbilt University
(98346691)

1:30 p.m.
Construction of spatial $E_o$semigroups of $B(H).$.
Robert T. Powers*, University of Pennsylvania
(98346608)

2:00 p.m.
Noncommutative dynamics, moment polynomials, and dilations.
William B. Arveson*, UC Berkeley
(983461442)

2:30 p.m.
On shifts of Minimal Index on the Hyperfinite $II_1$ Factor.
Geoffrey L. Price*, U. S. Naval Academy
(98346449)

3:00 p.m.
Applications of the work of Stone and von Neumann to the theory of wavelets.
Judith A. Packer*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(98346928)

3:30 p.m.
A Natural Topology on the Kasparov Groups.
Michael V. Pimsner*, University of Pennsylvania
(983461299)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonstandard Models of Arithmetic and Set Theory, III
Organizers:
Ali Enayat, American University enayat@american.edu
Roman Kossak, CUNY Graduate Center rkossak@gc.cuny.edu

1:00 p.m.
Reflections on nonstandard models.
Haim Gaifman*, Columbia University
(983031205)

2:00 p.m.
Nonstandard standard systems.
Roman Kossak*, Graduate Center, City University of New York
(983031168)

2:30 p.m.
AC fails in the natural analogues of V and L that model the stratified fragment of ZF.
Thomas Forster*, Cambridge University
(983031263)

3:00 p.m.
Working with models of set theory with nonstandard integers.
Harvey M Friedman*, The Ohio State University
(983031108)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Inverse Problems and Sampling Theory in Signal Analysis, II
Organizers:
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida nashed@mail.ucf.edu

1:00 p.m.
Nonuniform weighted average sampling and reconstruction in shift invariant and wavelet spaces.
Akram Aldroubi*, Vanderbilt University
(98394782)

1:30 p.m.
A spectral view of cascade approximations, subdivision algorithms, and wavelet duality.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(9834186)

2:00 p.m.
Sampling expansions in multivariate unitarily translation invariant reproducing kernel Hilbert spaces.
M. Zuhair Nashed, University
Cornelis Victor Maria Van Der Mee, University
Sebastiano Seatzu*, University
(98334972)

2:30 p.m.
Banach frames in Sampling Theory.
Hans G. Feichtinger*, Dept. Math., Univ. Vienna, NuHAG
(98346945)

3:00 p.m.
Kernels of positive linear functionals and sampling theory.
JeanPierre Gabardo*, McMaster University
Deguang Han, University of Central Florida
(98344704)

3:30 p.m.
Oversampling and aliasing in shiftinvariant spaces.
Jeffrey A Hogan*, University of Arkansas
Joseph D Lakey, New Mexico State University
(98342134)

4:00 p.m.
Fourier Series on the Cantor Set.
Matthew C Fickus*, Cornell University
Robert S. Strichartz, Cornell University
(983421146)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part A
Symmetry for all.
Organizers:
George Baloglou, SUNY Oswego

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#16: Part A
Cwatsets: A research experience for undergraduates.
Organizers:
Gary J. Sherman, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.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

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Control Theory

1:00 p.m.
Solution of Delay Systems by Hybrid Functions.
Mohsen Razzaghi*, Mississippi State University
(9834965)

1:15 p.m.
Variational principles for the canonical Lie group connection in dimension five.
Gerard Thompson, The University of Toledo
Igor Strugar*, The University of Toledo
(983491473)

1:45 p.m.
A strong approximation theory for strong solutions of stochastic calculus of variations problems.
John Gregory*, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
(98349694)

2:00 p.m.
VolterraStieltjes Integral Equations and Stability of Nonlinear Discrete Control Systems.
Dmitry Altshuller*, St. Petersburg State University
(9839377)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Dynamical Systems

1:00 p.m.
Billiards and closed orbits in subriemannian geometry.
Vadim Zharnitsky*, Bell Laboratories
Yuliy Baryshnikov, Bell Laboratories
(983371217)

1:15 p.m.
Topological Model of Polynomials of Simple Siegel Disk Type.
Gaofei Zhang*, The City University of New York
(98337329)

1:30 p.m.
Quasilinearization and Rapid Covergence for Boundary value problems on Unbounded Domains.
Paul W Eloe*, University of Dayton
(983341231)

1:45 p.m.
The Discrete MarkusYamabe Problem with Nilpotent Jacobians.
Marc Chamberland*, Grinnell College
(9833784)

2:00 p.m.
The Discrete Time Voter Model with Confidence Levels.
Stephen G. Hartke*, Rutgers University
(983371311)

2:15 p.m.
Dynamics of the Restricted Collinear Threebody Problem.
Samuel R Kaplan*, University of North Carolina at Asheville
Ernesto A Lacomba, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana  Iztapalapa
Jaume Llibre, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
(98337198)

2:30 p.m.
Regularly almost periodic ambits.
Alica Miller*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Joseph Rosenblatt, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(983371387)

2:45 p.m.
The Road To Bifurcation is Filled With Polynomial Curves, Too!
Chip Ross*, Bates College
(983371478)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Applications of Mathematics, II

1:00 p.m.
Composite materials and Jordan Algebras.
Erin Blew, The College of New Jersey
Matthew Jacobs, Duke University
Matthew Macauley*, Harvey Mudd College
John Quah, Bates College
Elianna Ruppin, California State University
(98374211)

1:15 p.m.
Influence of Temperature on Multigrain Thin Film Deposition.
Anthony L Tongen*, Trinity International University
David L Chopp, Northwestern University
Adama Tandia, Corning
(983701320)

1:30 p.m.
Numerical Solution of the One and Two Layer Linear QuasiGeostrophic Wave Equations using Transfer Matrix Methods.
Russell L Herman*, UNC Wilmington
(983761371)

1:45 p.m.
Constant MeanCurvature Surfaces with Variable Contact Angle.
Svetlana Bukharina*, Rochester Institute of Technology
David S. Ross, Rochester Institute of Technology
(983761068)

2:00 p.m.
Approximate solutions to the Boussinesq equation.
Aleksey Sergeevich Telyakovskiy*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Myron B Allen, University of Wyoming
Frederico Furtado, University of Wyoming
Gastao Braga, UFMG
(983741114)

2:15 p.m.
Wave Propagation in Transient Thermoelastic Problems.
Jun Wang*, ALabama State University
(9837483)

2:30 p.m.
Optimal design of turbines with an attached mass.
C. Maeve McCarthy*, Murray State University
Boris Belinskiy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(98349963)

2:45 p.m.
Symmetry analysis of the reduced Maxwell Bloch equations with a permanent dipole.
Chad Fendt*, University of Central Arkansas
Danny Arrigo, University of Central Arkansas
Steve Addison, University of Central Arkansas
(983781024)

3:00 p.m.
A new symmetric hyperbolic formulation for the ADM system.
Alexander M. Alekseenko*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Douglas N. Arnold, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota
(983831149)

3:15 p.m.
Initiation of freeradical polymerization waves.
Laura R Ritter*, Northwestern Univeristy
W.E. Olmstead,
V.A. Volpert,
(98345673)

3:30 p.m.
Reconstruction of Spatial Heat Sources in Heat Conduction Problems.
Ping Wang*, Penn State University
Kewang Zheng, Hebei University of Science and Technology
(9833521)

3:45 p.m.
Error Estimates for Boundary Value Problems of ItoType.
G. S. Ladde, University of Texas at Arlington
M Sambandham*, Morehouse College
(98360962)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on the Stability of Nonlinear Dispersive Waves, II
Organizers:
Robert L. Pego, University of Maryland rpego@glue.umd.edu

1:00 p.m.
Selection of the ground state.
Michael Weinstein*, Lucent Technologies

1:35 p.m.
Snaking bifurcation in parametrically forced nonlinear Schrodinger equation.
Keith Promislow*, Simon Fraser University

2:10 p.m.
Stability and bifurcation of passive defects.
Arnd Scheel*, University of Minnesota
(98335730)

2:45 p.m.
Asymptotic stability criteria for solitary waves on lattices.
Robert Pego*, University of Maryland at College Park

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Hyperbolic Conservation Laws and Related Topics
Organizers:
Barbara Lee Keyfitz, University of Houston blk@math.uh.edu
Marshall Slemrod, University of Wisconsin
Konstantina Trivisa, University of Maryland, College Park

1:00 p.m.
Analysis of finite depth waterwave with a variable bottom.
Sijue Wu*, University of Maryland and Harvard University
(98335818)

1:30 p.m.
The Evans function and stability criteria for degenerate viscous shock waves.
Peter Howard*, Texas A&M
(98335802)

2:00 p.m.
LargeTime Behavior of Real Compressible Reacting Flows in Combustion.
Dehua Wang*, University of Pittsburgh
(98335742)

2:30 p.m.
$L^1$ stability of discrete Boltzmann equations.
SeungYeal Ha*, University of WisconsinMadison
(98335717)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Use of the World Wide Web in Teaching Mathematics, III
Organizers:
Brian E. Smith, McGill University smithb@management.mcgill.ca
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University
Marcia P. Birken, Rochester Institute of Technology
Thomas E. Leathrum, Jacksonville State University
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University

1:00 p.m.
Using Lite Applets to Create Interesting Interactive Webbased Homework.
Frank A Wattenberg*, United States Military Academy
(983A1873)

1:20 p.m.
Designing Interactive Web based Modules for Mathematics Learning.
Morteza Seddighin*, Indiana University East
(983A1342)

1:40 p.m.
Interactive Mathlets from Mathwright.
Dan Kalman*, American University
(983A1420)

2:00 p.m.
A Use of the World Wide Web in a General Education Course.
Marko Kranjc*, Western Illinois University
(983A1406)

2:20 p.m.
The Probability/Statistics Object Library.
Kyle Siegrist*, University of Alabama in Huntsville
(983A1377)

2:40 p.m.
Trigonometry laboratories using Mathematical Java and Java Sketchpad.
Michael E. Mays*, West Virginia University
(983A1358)

3:00 p.m.
Using a Mathlet to Enhance Understanding of Parametric Equations.
Teri J Murphy*, University of Oklahoma
(983A1346)

3:20 p.m.
The Math Tools Digital Library.
Eugene A. Klotz*, The Math Forum, Drexel University
(983A1478)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.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

1:00 p.m.
A Cube Group Puzzle.
Dale K Hathaway*, Olivet Nazarene University
(983B1188)

1:15 p.m.
The Gini Index: A Project for 2nd Semester Calculus.
Daniel J. Teague*, NC School of Science & Mathematics
(983B1223)

1:30 p.m.
Workshop Calculus at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Sophia Maggelakis*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Marcia Birken, Rochester Institute of Technology
(983B1236)

1:45 p.m.
How to get a good project from your precalculus students.
Krista J Taylor*, Shawnee State University
(983B1481)

2:00 p.m.
Perfect Partners: Modeling of Discrete Dynamical Systems and Technology.
William P Fox*, Francis Marion University
(983B1237)

2:15 p.m.
River Pollution and Land Mines: Providing Diversity and Focus in Core Curriculum Mathematics Projects.
Brian J. Lunday*, United States Military Academy
Bart D. Stewart, United States Military Academy
(983B1215)

2:30 p.m.
Sports Projects in an ODE Course.
Roland Minton*, Roanoke College
(983B1257)

2:45 p.m.
Tacos for Everyone! Projects for Introductory Probability through Advanced Actuarial Science students.
Lisa Elaine Marano*, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
(983B1146)

3:00 p.m.
A Demonstration of the Use of the Traveling Salesperson Problem in Finite Mathematics.
Paul Kochanowski*, Indiana University South Bend
Morteza ShafiiMousavi, Indiana University South Bend
(983B1103)

3:15 p.m.
Learning Style Projects for "Mathematics for the Liberal Arts" Courses.
Bruce N. Wahl*, Northern Virginia Community College
(983B1301)

3:30 p.m.
Use of the Computer Algebra System DERIVE in a Multivariable Calculus Course.
Manmohan Kaur*, Benedictine University
(983B1274)

3:45 p.m.
Teaching Quantitative Analysis for Undergraduate Students.
Robert L Luo*, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ 082400195
(983B1639)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Incorporating History of Mathematics in the Mathematics Classroom, II
Organizers:
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia vkatz@udc.edu
Edith Prentice Mendez, Sonoma State University
Eisso J. Atzema, University of Maine

1:00 p.m.
Little Visits With "The Old Dead Guys".
Sarah L Mabrouk*, Framingham State College
(983G1515)

1:20 p.m.
A Different Kind of Mathematical Modeling.
Agnes M Kalemaris*, SUNY Farmingdale
(983G1344)

1:35 p.m.
A Seminar on the Foundations of Calculus Incorporating Original Sources.
Robert E Bradley*, Adelphi University
(983G1409)

2:00 p.m.
The bridge between the continuous and the discrete via original sources.
David J Pengelley*, New Mexico State University
(983G1196)

2:25 p.m.
Incorporating Cayley's Colorgroups into the Teaching of Abstract Algebra.
Stephanie Cawthorne*, Marymount University
(983G1325)

2:45 p.m.
Introducing Logic via Turing Machines.
Jerry M Lodder*, New Mexico State University
(983G1275)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Initiating and Sustaining Undergraduate Research Projects and Programs
Organizers:
James A. Davis, University of Richmond jdavis@richmond.edu
Suzanne M. Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Daniel J. Schaal, South Dakota State University

1:00 p.m.
How to Get Started in Undergraduate Research: Insights from a Beginner.
Sonya S Stanley*, Samford University
(983O11269)

1:20 p.m.
FourFold Factoring and Other Adventures in Independent Learning.
Ezra Brown*, Virginia Tech
(983O1957)

1:40 p.m.
Initiating and Continuing Undergraduate Research: Using the Fusion Method of Traditional, Moore, and Constructivism to Encourage, Enhance, and Establish Undergraduate Research in Mathematics.
M. Padraig McLoughlin*, Morehouse College
(983O1559)

2:00 p.m.
Research Activities of Alma College Students.
Aklilu Zeleke*, Alma College
(983O1441)

2:20 p.m.
Delay ModelsThe Impact of Delaying the Flu Vaccine on Public Health.
LihIng Wu Roeger*, Texas Tech University
James BlackburnLynch, Berea College
(983O1411)

2:40 p.m.
Engaging First Year Students in Mathematical Research.
Rick Gillman*, Valparaiso University
(983O1390)

3:00 p.m.
Some suggestions to make undergraduate research more successful.
Jeffrey Feuer*, Coastal Carolina University
(983O1322)

3:20 p.m.
Opportunities for Undergraduate Projects at Liberal Arts Baccalaureate Colleges.
Kenneth J Bernard*, Chowan College
(983O1270)

3:40 p.m.
The first steps in undergraduate research.
Tatyana Flesher*, Medgar Evers College, CUNY
Eleonor Holder, Medgar Evers College, CUNY
(983O1171)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Presentation
What it's like to serve as an NSF Program Director.
Organizers:
Henry A. Warchall, National Science Foundation
Panelists:
Hans Engler, Georgetown University
Catherine Mavriplis, George Washington University
Bruce Palka, University of Texas
Gerard Venema, Calvin College
Lynne Walling, University of Colorado
Moderators:
Christopher Stark, National Science Foundation

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
AMS Special Presentation
Graphic depiction of mathematics: Tips for minimizing hassles with your publisher.
Presenters:
Stephen Moye, AMS
Tom Kacvinsky, AMS

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Successful strategies for implementing a Texasstyle (modified Moore method) course.
Organizers:
W. Ted Mahavier, Lamar University
James P. Ochoa, HardinSimmons University
Panelists:
E. Lee May, Salisbury University
David McRae, Woodberry Forest School
G. Edgar Parker, James Madison University
Shing S. So, Missouri University

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
How to assess a mathematics program.
Organizers:
Mary D. Shepherd, Northwest Missouri State University
Panelists:
Michael Button, The Master's College
Bernard L. Madison, University of Arkansas
William A. Marion, Jr., Valparaiso University
William O. Martin, North Dakota State University
Barbara M. Moskal, Colorado School of Mines

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Integrating calculus, precalculus, and algebra.
Organizers:
Laura A. Taalman, James Madison University
Panelists:
Nancy Baxter Hastings, Dickinson College
Robert P. Hostetler, Pennsylvania State University ErieThe Behrend College
Dennis C. Ebersole, Northampton Community College
Robin J. Gottlieb, Harvard University
Jack Bookman, Duke University
Laura A. Taalman,

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:05 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on The History of Mathematics in the Americas
Organizers:
Amy E. ShellGellasch, United States Military Academy aa7423@usma.edu
Daniel E. Otero, Xavier University

1:05 p.m.
J. C. Fields and Research Mathematics in Canada.
Tom Archibald*, Acadia University
(983C193)

1:30 p.m.
Early Twentieth Century Historians Look at Nineteenth Century Mathematics in America: A Comparison of the Views of Florian Cajori and David Eugene Smith.
Eileen F. Donoghue*, College of Staten Island, City University of New York
(983C1531)

1:55 p.m.
The History of Mathematics in Brazil: a general view starting from the arrival of the Portuguese to the present.
Sergio Nobre*, UNESP  BRAZIL
(983C1408)

2:20 p.m.
Mathematicians of the Colonial Period of Latin America.
Elizabeth C. Rogers*, Piedmont College
(983C1299)

2:45 p.m.
Mathematics of the Ña Ñu (the Otomíes).
Thomas E. Gilsdorf*, University of North Dakota
(983C1159)

3:10 p.m.
Mathematics and the Military in the early Spanish colonies.
C Edward Sandifer*, Western Connecticut State U
(983C1142)

3:35 p.m.
Three Examples of Mathematical Reasoning from the Printed Works of Peru in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.
Bruce S Burdick*, Roger Williams University
(983C1500)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:15 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Lattice Theory

1:15 p.m.
The endomorphism kernel property in finite distributive lattices and de Morgan algebras.
T. S. Blyth, University of St Andrews
Jie Fang*, University of Los Andes
H. J. Silva, New University of Lisbon
(98306612)

1:45 p.m.
Distributive lattices and representations of rank two simple Lie algebras.
Scott J Lewis*, Murray State University
Robert G Donnelly, Murray State University
Robert Pervine, Murray State University
(983061470)

2:00 p.m.
Galois module structure of $K^{\times}/K^{\times p}$ for $[K:F]=p^n$.
J\'an Min\'a\v{c}, University of Western Ontario
Andy Schultz, Stanford University
John Swallow*, Davidson College
(98312852)

2:15 p.m.
Distributive lattices and the fundamental representations of the odd orthogonal Lie algebras.
Robert G. Donnelly*, Murray State University
(983061471)

2:30 p.m.
Hamiltonicity of the cartesian product of two directed cycles minus a subgroup.
Micah Israel Miller*, Bowdoin College
Victoria Barone, Notre Dame
Matthew Mauntel, Notre Dame
(98300779)

2:45 p.m.
Representaion of algebraic lattices in propositional logic.
Chihiro Oshima*, The University of Iowa
(983031028)

3:00 p.m.
Computational Complexity of the Congruence Extension Property for Algebras.
Joy L Becker*, University of WisconsinStout
(98308900)

3:15 p.m.
Minimum Cardinality of Finitely Nonassociative Groupoids.
William P. Wardlaw*, U. S. Naval Academy
(983081160)

3:30 p.m.
Attempts at the Classification of the Complexity Structure of Translation Equivalence on $2^{\mathbb{Z}^{<\omega}}$.
Charles M. Boykin*, University of North Texas
(983031051)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 1:30 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Models, IV
Organizers:
Cris Moore, University of New Mexico and Santa Fe Institute moore@santafe.edu
Dana Randall, Georgia Institute of Technology randall@cc.gatech.edu

1:30 p.m.
On the Random kSAT Threshold.
Dimitris Achlioptas*, Microsoft Research
Yuval Peres, UC, Berkeley
(983051056)

2:00 p.m.
Random MAX SAT, random MAX CUT, and their phase transitions.
Don Coppersmith, IBM Research
David Gamarnik, IBM Research
Mohammad Hajiaghayi, MIT
Gregory B Sorkin*, IBM Research
(983601454)

2:30 p.m.
The Scaling Window for Percolation on the ncube.
Christian Borgs*, Microsoft Research
Jennifer Tour Chayes, Microsoft Research
Remco van der Hofstad, Eindhoven University of Technology
Gordon Slade, University of British Columbia
Joel Spencer, Courant Institute
(98305916)

3:00 p.m.
A Phase Transition for Avoiding a Giant Component.
Tom Bohman, Carnegie Mellon University
Jeong Han Kim*, Microsoft Research
(983051443)

3:30 p.m.
Balls into Bins: The Rich get Richer.
Joel H Spencer*, Courant Institute
(98305929)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Project NExTYoung Mathematicians Network Poster Session
Organizers:
Kenneth A. Ross, University of Oregon
Kevin E. Charlwood, Washburn University

Thursday January 16, 2003, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Summer Program for Women in Mathematics (SPWM) Reunion
Program participants will describe their experiences.
Organizers:
Murli M. Gupta, George Washington University
E. Arthur Robinson, Jr., George Washington University

Thursday January 16, 2003, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Dimers and amoebas.
Andrei Okounkov*, University of California Berkeley
(9830502)

Thursday January 16, 2003, 2:45 p.m.4:05 p.m.
MAAASL Panel Discussion
The role of logic in learning to write proofs.
Organizers:
Jeff L. Hirst, Appalachian State University
Daniel Vellman, Amherst College
Panelists:
Susanna S. Epp, DePaul University
Connie M. Campbell, Millsaps College
Jeff L. Hirst,
Daniel Vellman,

Thursday January 16, 2003, 2:45 p.m.4:05 p.m.
MAA Session for Chairs
Organizers:
Daniel P. Maki, Indiana University
Catherine M. Murphy, Purdue University Calumet

Thursday January 16, 2003, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
MAA History of Mathematics SIGMAA Panel Discussion
The history of curricular change: Linear algebra 19502000.
Organizers:
Walter J. Meyer, Adelphi University
Jack Winn, SUNY at Farmingdale
Joseph Malkevitch, York College (CUNY)
Panelists:
Philip J. Davis, Brown University
Carl C. Cowen, Purdue University
Harold M. Edwards, NYUCourant Institute
Kenneth M. Hoffman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thursday January 16, 2003, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Problems with multiple scales: Analysis, modeling and computations.
Weinan E*, Princeton University

Thursday January 16, 2003, 4:25 p.m.6:30 p.m.
AMSMAA Joint Prize Session and Reception

Thursday January 16, 2003, 5:45 p.m.7:15 p.m.
SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Reception and Lecture
Speakers:
William Rundell, National Science Foundation

Thursday January 16, 2003, 5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Lehigh University Reception

Thursday January 16, 2003, 5:45 p.m.7:45 p.m.
National Security Agency Special Presentation
Women in Mathematics: Past, Present, and Future.
Organizers:
Antonia Bluher, National Security Agency
Michelle D. Wagner, National Security Agency

Thursday January 16, 2003, 5:45 p.m.7:45 p.m.
Ohio State Alumni and Friends Reception

Thursday January 16, 2003, 5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA TwoYear College Reception

Thursday January 16, 2003, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education
2003 business meeting and lecture.
Organizers:
Mary Sullivan, Rhode Island College

Thursday January 16, 2003, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Association of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Mathematicians Reception

Thursday January 16, 2003, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
New Mexico State University Mathematics Association Reception

Thursday January 16, 2003, 6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
MER Banquet

Thursday January 16, 2003, 6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
United States Military Academy Department of Mathematical Sciences Reception
Meet at the meeting message board in the convention center at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2003, 7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Eine Klein (Mathematische) Nachtmusik
Presenters:
Erich Neuwirth, University of Vienna

Thursday January 16, 2003, 8:15 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Knitting Network
Friday January 17, 2003

Friday January 17, 2003, 7:00 a.m.8:15 a.m.
PME and MAA Student Chapter Advisors' Breakfast

Friday January 17, 2003, 7:00 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Employment Center

Friday January 17, 2003, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, I
Organizers:
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology cvlsma@rit.edu
Tamara A. Burton, Rochester Institute of Technology tammyburton@aol.com

8:00 a.m.
Classifying polygonal chains of six segments.
Thomas James Clark*, Calvin College
(98357112)

8:30 a.m.
A Gradient Flow for the Rope Length of Knotted Strings.
Michael J Piatek*, Duquesne University
(98357738)

9:00 a.m.
A CrossCultural Study on the Effects of Immunization Against Rubella.
Carmen Michael Piccolo*, Montclair State University
Lora Billings, Montclair State University
(98392541)

9:30 a.m.
Diffusion Based Models for Image Processing.
Jon Stanich*, Duquesne University
(98335623)

10:00 a.m.
Asymptotic analysis of finite deformation in a nonlinear transversely isotropic incompressible hyperelastic halfspace subjected to a tensile point load.
Ethan T Coon*, University of Rochester
(98374521)

10:30 a.m.
Some Analysis on Markowitz Efficient frontier.
Allison Beste, Trinity University
Dennis Leventhal, Carnegie Mellon University
Qin Lu, Lafayette College
Jared Williams*, Hendrix College
(98390451)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The History of Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College jdauben@worldnet.att.net
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University david.zitarelli@temple.edu

8:00 a.m.
Mathematics from ancient Iraq in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.
Eleanor Robson*, All Souls College, Oxford
(9830173)

8:30 a.m.
The number zero: Its origin and its use.
Abdulalim A Shabazz*, Lincoln University
(98301808)

9:00 a.m.
The Mathematics Textbook and the Disappointed Daughter: History of a Mathematical Urban Legend.
Kim Plofker*, Brown University
E. Allyn Smith, Brown University
(98301653)

9:30 a.m.
What did Galileo's experiments mean to him? Folio 116v and the Mirandum Paradox.
Alexander J Hahn*, University of Notre Dame
(98301772)

10:00 a.m.
Chinese Trigonometry in 18th Century China.
JiangPing Jeff Chen*, St. Cloud State University, MN
Minghui Hu, University of California, Irvine
(98301217)

10:30 a.m.
Jews and mathematics: Outline of an unwritten book.
Reuben Hersh*, University of New Mexico
(9830155)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Wavelets, Frames and Operator Theory, I
Organizers:
Christopher Heil, Georgia Institute of Technology heil@math.gatech.edu
Palle Jorgensen, University of Iowa jorgen@math.uiowa.edu
David Larson, Texas A\&M University larson@math.tamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Symmetric Univariate QM Filters with Gaussian Decay.
Manos I. Papadakis*, University of Houston
Qiyu Sun, University of Houston
Zhemin Tan, University of Houston
Ioannis A. Kakadiaris, University of Houston
Donald K. Kouri, University of Houston
David J Hoffman, Ameas Laboratory
(98342750)

8:30 a.m.
Symmetric Univariate QM Filters with Gaussian Decay II.
Qiyu Sun*, University of Houston
Manos Papadakias, University of Houston
Zhemin Tan, University of Houston
Donald K. Kouri, University of Houston
David J. Hoffman, Iowa State University
Ioannis A. Kakadiaris, University of Houston
(983421037)

9:00 a.m.
Optimal ShiftInvariant Spaces.
A. Aldroubi, Vanderbilt University
C. A. Cabrelli, Universidad de Buenos Aires
D. P. Hardin, Vanderbilt University
U M Molter*, Universidad de Buenos Aires
(983411081)

9:30 a.m.
Continuous orthogonal wavelets on semiregular triangulations.
Douglas P. Hardin*, Vanderbilt University
Bruce Kessler, Western Kentucky University
(98341879)

10:00 a.m.
Density of Weighted Wavelet Frames.
Christopher Heil, Georgia Institute of Technology
Gitta Kutyniok*, University of Paderborn
(98342722)

10:30 a.m.
On the connectivity of wavelets.
Guido L Weiss*, Washington University in St. Louis
(98341845)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations, I
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu

8:00 a.m.
Anatomy of a Chaotic Attractor.
A A King, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
J M Cushing, University of Arizona
R F Costantino, University of Arizona
Shandelle M Henson*, Andrews University
R A Desharnais, California State University, Los Angeles
B Dennis, University of Idaho
(983921409)

8:30 a.m.
A Discrete Competition Model.
J. Cushing*, University of Arizona
R. F. Costantino, University of Arizona
Jeff Edmunds, Mary Washington College
Shandelle M Henson, Andrews University
(983921281)

9:00 a.m.
Bifurcation of Maps and Cycling In Genetic Systems.
Robert J Sacker*, University of Southern California
Hubertus F Von Bremen, University of Southern California
(983391228)

9:30 a.m.
Dynamical Properties of the Discrete LarvaePupaeAdults Population Model.
Jerry J Chen*, University of Delaware
(98337688)

10:00 a.m.
Periodically Forced Metapopulation Dynamics.
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University
(98392630)

10:30 a.m.
DiscreteTime Models for Periodic Diseases with Integer Valued Populations.
Ronald E Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(98339991)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, I
Organizers:
Kristine Baxter Bauer, Johns Hopkins University
J. Michael Boardman, Johns Hopkins University
Nitu Kitchloo, Johns Hopkins University
JeanPierre Meyer, Johns Hopkins University
Jack Morava, Johns Hopkins University
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University wsw@math.jhu.edu

8:00 a.m.
On the Cohomology of the Steenrod Algebra Modulo Nilpotents.
Leyla Batakci*, Elizabethtown College
(98355697)

8:30 a.m.
The Dieudonn\'e Ring for Ordinary Homology.
Kimberly R Elce*, CSU, Sacramento
(98355977)

9:00 a.m.
The $\bar{\partial}$ operator in holomorphic Ktheory.
Dana Powell Rowland*, Merrimack College
(983551216)

9:30 a.m.
Flat Model Structures on Chain Complex Categories.
James R Gillespie*, Wesleyan University
(98355919)

10:00 a.m.
The Long Exact (Pi, Ext)Sequence in the Second Variable and the Long Exact (Pi, Ext)Sequence of a Triple.
C Joanna Su*, Providence College
(98355587)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Algebraic and Analytic Geometry for LowDimensional Varieties, II
Organizers:
Mika K. Sepp\"al\"a, Florida State University seppala@math.fsu.edu
Emil J. Volcheck, Baltimore, Maryland volcheck@acm.org

8:00 a.m.
Arithmetic in Purely Cubic Function Fields I.
Mark L. Bauer*, Centre for Applied Cryptographic Research, University of Waterloo
(98311724)

8:30 a.m.
Arithmetic in Purely Cubic Function Fields II.
Renate Scheidler*, University of Calgary
(983141314)

9:00 a.m.
Class Number Computations in Cubic Function Fields.
Andreas Stein*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(98311658)

9:30 a.m.
A comparison of smoothnesstesting strategies for solving hyperelliptic curve discrete logarithm problems.
Michael J Jacobson*, University of Calgary
(98311635)

10:00 a.m.
Restriction of Syzygies.
David Eisenbud*, MSRI
(983141303)

10:30 a.m.
Interval arithmetic for function fields over finite fields.
Kiran S Kedlaya*, University of California, Berkeley
(98314668)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Modular Forms, Elliptic Curves, and Related Topics, II
Organizers:
Cristina M. Ballantine, College of the Holy Cross cballant@holycross.edu
Sharon M. Frechette, College of the Holy Cross sfrechet@holycross.edu
Holly J. Rosson, St. Mary's College of Maryland holly.rosson@trinity.edu

8:00 a.m.
Sums of special values of Lfunctions attached to modular forms.
Dominic A Lanphier*, Kansas State University
(98311367)

8:30 a.m.
Explicit action of Hecke operators on HilbertSiegel modular forms.
Suzanne Caulk*, University of Rochester
(98311563)

9:00 a.m.
Reductions of an elliptic curve and associated groups.
William D Duke*, UCLA
(983111054)

9:30 a.m.
On the existence of certain functionals.
Ramin TaklooBighash*, Princeton University
(98311739)

10:00 a.m.
A character formula for compact elements.
Jonathan Korman*, Univ. of Toronto
(98322156)

10:30 a.m.
Twisted Local Zeta Functions and Eigenvalues of Monodromy.
Diane Meuser*, Boston University
(98312830)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Banach Space Theory and Convex Geometry, II
Organizers:
TeckCheong Lim, George Mason University tlim@gmu.edu
Mikhail Ostrovskii, The Catholic University of America ostrovskii@cua.edu

8:00 a.m.
On closed sets with convex projections in Hilbert space.
Jan J. Dijkstra, Vrije Universiteit  Amsterdam
Stoyu T. Barov*, Ball State University
(9835242)

8:30 a.m.
Some Mapping Properties of $p$summing Operators with Hilbertian Domain.
Qingying Bu*, University of Mississippi
(98346567)

9:00 a.m.
Weaker forms of unconditionality in Banach spaces.
E Odell*, The University of Texas at Austin
(98346767)

9:30 a.m.
On quasiaffine transforms of Read's operator.
Thomas B. Schlumprecht*, Texas A&M University
Vladimir Troitsky, University of Alberta
(98346949)

10:00 a.m.
The RadonNikodym property for the projective tensor product of Banach spaces.
Patrick N Dowling*, Miami University
(983461349)

10:30 a.m.
Stable renorming of noncommutative $L^p$spaces.
Haskell Rosenthal*, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
(983461193)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis, I

8:00 a.m.
On a construction of hyperconvex spaces.
Brian Maurizi*, Claremont McKenna College
(983461355)

8:30 a.m.
Ternary Rings of Operators and $C^*$algebras.
Manmohan Kaur*, Benedictine University
ZhongJin Ruan, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(983461277)

8:45 a.m.
Ergodic Type Theorems for SemiFinite von Neumann Algebras.
Genady Ya. Grabarnik, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Alexander A. Katz*, St.John's University
(983461232)

9:00 a.m.
Sums of commutators in operator algebras.
Ciprian S Pop*, Texas A&M University
(983461223)

9:15 a.m.
The BallGenerated Property in Operator Spaces.
Sudeshna Basu*, Howard University
(983461065)

9:30 a.m.
Observations on the relative tensor product of modules over a von Neumann algebra.
David Sherman*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(983461026)

9:45 a.m.
Biorthogonal Systems in Banach Spaces.
Michael A Coco*, University of South Carolina
(983461013)

10:00 a.m.
The Ordered Topology of Hyperreal Numbers.
Amir A Maleki*, Howard University
(98346923)

10:15 a.m.
Strong DunfordPettis sets and spaces of operators.
Ioana Ghenciu*, University of North Texas
Paul W Lewis, University of North Texas
(98346893)

10:30 a.m.
Exhaustivity in Topological Riesz Spaces with the Principal Projection Property.
Kimberly O. Muller*, University of North Texas
(98346859)

10:45 a.m.
Revisiting the Weierstrass Approximation Theorem.
Donald P. Minassian*, Butler University
(98341820)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Statistics and Numerics

8:00 a.m.
Wavelet Collocation for ODE Boundary Value Problems.
Bentley Garrett*, Southern Methodist University
Ian Gladwell, Southern Methodist University
(983001240)

8:15 a.m.
Should it matter which group is chosen as the control group?
John P Klein, Medical College of Wisconsin
Mouchumi Bhattacharyya*, University of the Pacific
(983621401)

8:30 a.m.
Modeling and Analysis of Time Till Failure of Pipe Liners.
Mahmoud Yousef*, Central Missouri State University
Raja Nassar, Louisiana Tech University
(983621158)

8:45 a.m.
A test for bivariate two sample location problem.
Sunil K Mathur*, St. Cloud State University
(98362936)

9:00 a.m.
Suggested Diagnostics for Application of Benford's Law in Auditing and Fraud Detection.
Richard J. Cleary*, Bentley College
(98362672)

9:15 a.m.
On the uniformity of distributions of points on a sphere obtained by Sequences of Voronoi diagrams.
S Prakash*, Johns Hopkins University
(983651483)

9:30 a.m.
The Numerical Calculation of the Annual Percentage Rate of an Installment Loan by Iteration.
Constantine Georgakis*, DePaul University
(983651417)

9:45 a.m.
A Discrete Model for Elastic Strings.
Mark S. Korlie*, Montclair State University
(983651400)

10:00 a.m.
Overrelaxation On Chain.
Saadat Moussavi*, University of WisconsinOshkosh
(983651255)

10:15 a.m.
Limited Newton's Step Algorithm for Convex Programming Problems.
Yixun Shi*, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
(98365921)

10:30 a.m.
On the use of infinite elements for the determination of optimal closure patterns based on stress analysis.
Dawn Alisha Lott*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Hans R. Chaudhry, NJ Institute of Technology
(98365822)

10:45 a.m.
Trivariate Spline Approximations of 3D NavierStokes Equations.
Gerard M Awanou*, University of Georgia
Ming Jun Lai, University of Georgia
(9836556)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Best Statistics Projects/Activities, I
Organizers:
Carolyn K. Cuff, Westminster College ccuff@westminster.edu
Mary M. Sullivan, Rhode Island College

8:00 a.m.
Teaching Logistic Regression Using Examples from Sports.
Farzad D Noubary*, Penn State University (Schreyer Honors College)
(983L1233)

8:30 a.m.
From Basic Stats Class to the Real World: Using the media, real data, and scholarly journals to introduce students to the uses of statistics.
Jan O Case*, Jacksonville State University
(983L1372)

9:00 a.m.
JustInTime Interesting Data.
John D. McKenzie, Jr.*, Babson College
(983L1543)

9:30 a.m.
Introducing Minimum Variance Unbiased Estimators.
Daniel J. Teague*, NC School of Science & Mathematics
(983L1221)

10:00 a.m.
Projects in a Probability and Statistics Course at West Point.
John A Picciuto, United States Military Academy
Steven B Horton*, United States Military Academy
(983L1311)

10:30 a.m.
Using Probability Theory Software in Mathematical Statistics Projects.
Andrew G Glen*, United States Military Academy
(983L1366)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Rethinking the Courses Below Calculus, I
Organizers:
Mary Robinson, University of New Mexico maryrobn@unm.edu
Sheldon P. Gordon, SUNY at Farmingdale
Florence S. Gordon, New York Institute of Technology
Arlene H. Kleinstein, SUNY at Farmingdale

8:00 a.m.
Mathematical Requirements of the Managerial, Social and Life/Health Sciences.
Scott R. Herriott*, Maharishi University of Management
(983M1333)

8:20 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling in College Algebra.
Robert Lee Mayes*, West Virginia University
(983M1393)

8:40 a.m.
Moving Forward with "Contemporary College Algebra" at Prairie View A&M University.
Laurette Blakey Foster*, Prairie View A&M University
(983M1689)

9:00 a.m.
Designing Courses to Improve Access to Mathematics.
Laurie B Hopkins*, Columbia COllege
(983M1388)

9:20 a.m.
Anticipating Calculus: A Spiral Approach Using Mathematica Labs.
Barry Cherkas*, Hunter College (CUNY)
(983M1424)

9:40 a.m.
Precalculus: Concepts in Context.
Marsha J. Davis*, Eastern Connecticut State University
Judith F. Moran, Trinity College
Mary Murphy, Smith College
(983M1533)

10:00 a.m.
Mathematical Methods: Topics in Precalculus and Discrete Mathematics.
Al Cuoco*, Center for Mathematics Education, EDC
(983M1262)

10:20 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling and Problem Solving: Another view of college algebra.
William P. Fox*, Francis Marion University
(983M1240)

10:40 a.m.
In Retrospect: Expectations For And Evaluation Of "Mathematical Thinking" (a new course for general education).
Jacqueline A Hall*, Longwood University
(983M1504)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Strategies for Increasing the Diversity of Students in Mathematics
Organizers:
Marjorie Enneking, Portland State University marj@mth.pdx.edu
Wade Ellis, West Valley College
William Hawkins, SUMMA
Robert E. Megginson, University of Michigan
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California, Santa Barbara
William Y. Velez, University of Arizona

8:00 a.m.
Cultivating Talent at the Summer Institute in Mathematics for Undergraduates (SIMU): Turning Challenges into Opportunities.
Herbert Antonio Medina*, Loyola Marymount University
Ivelisse Rubio, University of Puerto Rico  Humacao
(983Q1152)

8:30 a.m.
Persistence in Mathematics by Underrepresented StudentsExperiences of the Oregon State University Math Excel Program.
Thomas P Dick*, Oregon State University
Michael Little Crow, Oregon State University
(983Q185)

9:00 a.m.
Perceptions of Minority Students Concerning Selection of a Mathematics Teaching Career.
Mourat Tchoshanov*, UTEP
Sally Blake, UTEP
Connie Della Piana, NSF
(983Q194)

9:30 a.m.
Successful Strategies to Increase the Recruitment, Retention, and Graduation of Underrepresented Groups in Mathematics and Science.
Mazen Shahin*, Delaware State University
(983Q1457)

10:00 a.m.
Highschool outreach activities at New Mexico State University.
Theodore Stanford*, New Mexico State University
(983Q1488)

10:30 a.m.
Public Secrets: A Summer Experience in Mathematics for Oklahoma Teenagers.
David E. Boliver*, Univ. of Central Oklahoma
(983Q1392)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, I
Organizers:
James F. Cottrill, Illinois State University jfcottr@math.ilstu.edu
Anne E. Brown, Indiana University South Bend

8:00 a.m.
Preservice Elementary Teachers' Understanding of Measurement Concepts.
Susan L. Addington*, California State University, San Bernardino
(983K1542)

8:20 a.m.
Case Study of a Ph.D. Mathematician Teaching College Algebra (second report).
Shandy Hauk*, University of Northern Colorado
April Judd, University of Northern Colorado
JenqJong Tsay, University of Northern Colorado
(983K1862)

8:40 a.m.
Why Students Have Difficulties with Transformations of Functions.
Bernadette Baker, Drake University
Clare Hemenway, University of Wisconsin Marathon County
Maria Trigueros*, ITAM
(983K1502)

9:00 a.m.
Undergraduates' Difficulties with Algebraic Concepts in a "Nonstandard" Number System.
Jennifer Christian Smith*, University of Texas at Austin
(983K1741)

9:20 a.m.
Carla and the left coset: The specific and the general in mathematical language, notation, and thinking.
Bradford R Findell*, University of Georgia
(983K1554)

9:40 a.m.
A Calculus Graphing Schema Revisited.
Bernadette M. Baker*, Drake University
Laurel Cooley, York College  City University of New York
Maria Trigueros, Instituto Technologico Autonomo Mexico
(983K1445)

10:00 a.m.
The Concept of Point: A Historical and Metaphorical Perspective.
J A Bergner*, Salisbury University
N Presmeg, Illinois State University
(983K1368)

10:20 a.m.
An Analysis of College StudentsÕ Reasoning about Percents.
David Jabon, DePaul University
Georgia Tolias*, DePaul University
(983K1509)

10:40 a.m.
Pedagogy and Curriculum of Introductory College Mathematics Courses.
Elizabeth C. Rogers*, Piedmont College
(983K1309)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, IV
Organizers:
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University jonesma@pegasus.montclair.edu
Steven M. Hetzler, Salisbury University
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University at San Bernardino

8:00 a.m.
How I Became a PICO Organizer.
Ann E Moskol*, Rhode Island College
(983Z1549)

8:15 a.m.
Where Have All the Math Majors Gone?Some Techniques to Increase the Number of Math Majors in a Program.
John A. Picciuto*, United States Military Academy
John S Billie, United States Military Academy
Scott Gensler, United States Military Academy
(983Z1491)

8:30 a.m.
Using Electronic Communication Tools to Increase Office Hour Effectiveness.
Michael J Fisher*, California State University, Fresno
(983Z1278)

8:45 a.m.
Why Go Wireless? Observations from the Classroom.
Edgar K Rugenstein*, United States Military Academy
William L Crowley, United States Military Academy
(983Z1313)

9:00 a.m.
Steiner's Deltoid, an animated version.
Angelo Segalla*, California State Universtiy, Long Beach
(983Z11362)

9:15 a.m.
EXCELlent Visual Cues.
Jeff A. Libby*, United States Military Academy
Bart D. Stewart, United States Military Academy
(983Z1212)

9:30 a.m.
Effective Student Presentations in a Liberal Arts Setting.
Lisa Townsley*, Benedictine University
(983Z1164)

9:45 a.m.
The Cartesian Triad: Algebra, Geometry and the Cartesian Coordinate System  A Focus on Middle School Math Teachers.
Don Spickler*, Salisbury University
(983Z1528)

10:00 a.m.
Japanese Lesson Study and the Teaching of Elementary Statistics.
Thomas W Judson*, Harvard University
Dwayne Derryberry, University of Puget Sound
Alison Paradise, Univeristy of Puget Sound
Matt Pickard, University of Puget Sound
(983Z1197)

10:15 a.m.
Reducing Mathematics Anxiety, Improving Standards, and Maximizing Student Participation and Student Interaction Using Special Techniques and Peer Responsibility.
Mike J Bankhead*, Bellarmine University
(983Z1931)

10:30 a.m.
The Integration of Mathematics Science, and Engineering Through StandardsBased, Enrichment, and SafetyNet Activities.
Faiz B AlRubaee*, University of North Florida
(983Z1232)

10:45 a.m.
PreService Elementary Education Majors:Concrete, Transitional, or Formal Thinkers?
Scott E Inch*, Bloomsburg University
(983Z11249)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
PME Council

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, I

8:15 a.m.
Improved Pebbling Bounds.
Melody Chan*, Yale University
(983051423)

8:30 a.m.
Random Growth of Caterpillar Graphs.
Gabriel Zimmer*, East Tennessee State University
(983051416)

8:45 a.m.
Algorithmic advances in finding cycles of certain lengths in graphs.
Stephen E. Shauger*, Coastal Carolina University
(983051415)

9:00 a.m.
Even Submatrices of ZeroOne Matrices.
Joe Johnson*, East Tennessee State University
(983051413)

9:15 a.m.
On the degree of local permutation polynomials.
Wiebke S Diestelkamp*, University of Dayton
Stephen G Hartke, Rutgers University
Rachael H Kenney, North Carolina State University
(983051402)

9:30 a.m.
A Variant of Hadamard's Conjecture.
Justin D Christian*, University of Wyoming
(983051315)

9:45 a.m.
Random Walks, Trees and Extensions of Riordan Group Techniques.
Naiomi T. Cameron*, Harvey Mudd College
(983051276)

10:00 a.m.
$t$Split Interval Orders.
Trisha Moller*, Lehigh University
(983051274)

10:15 a.m.
The $m$Step, SameStep, and AnyStep Competition Graphs.
Wei Ho*, Harvard University
(983051218)

10:30 a.m.
The Probabilities of Odd/Even Combinations in Lotto.
David R. Stone, Georgia Southern University
Patricia B Humphrey*, Georgia Southern University
(983051154)

10:45 a.m.
Multidesigns for higher lambda.
Atif A Abueida, University of Dayton
Mike Daven*, Mount Saint Mary College
(983051115)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology Based on Knots, I
Organizers:
Mark E. Kidwell, U.S. Naval Academy mek@usna.edu
Jozef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu
Yongwu Rong, The George Washington University rong@gwu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Some experiments towards the algebraic topology of 3manifold invariants.
Fernando J. O. Souza*, University of Iowa
(983571460)

9:00 a.m.
Braid group representations from hyperplane arrangements.
Ruth Lawrence*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Ofer Ron, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, ISRAEL
(983571490)

9:30 a.m.
TuraevViro invariants away from roots of unity.
Charles D Frohman, University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, Boise State University
(983571238)

10:00 a.m.
Remarks on the Geometry of the Jones Polynomial.
Oliver Dasbach*, Louisiana State University
XiaoSong Lin, University of California, Riverside
(983571459)

10:30 a.m.
Deformations of triangulations on surfaces.
Feng Luo*, Rutgers University
Ben Chow, UCSD
(983571302)

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Geometry and Topology, I

8:30 a.m.
An elementary, purely geometrical classification of the 17 planar crystallographic groups (wallpaper patterns).
George Baloglou*, SUNY Oswego
(9835151)

8:45 a.m.
Petrie Schemes and Petrie Polygons.
Gordon Ian Williams*, Moravian College
(98352737)

9:00 a.m.
A discrete computation of the volume of the Birkhoff polytope.
Matthias Beck*, SUNY Binghamton
Dennis Pixton, SUNY Binghamton
(9835241)

9:15 a.m.
Mathematical Aspects of KaluzaKlein Gravity.
David E Betounes*, University of Southern Mississippi
(98353756)

9:30 a.m.
Isospectral Deformations on $SU(n)$.
Emily B. Proctor*, Dartmouth College
(98353854)

9:45 a.m.
Precompactness of solutions of the Ricci flow in the absence of injectivity radius estimates.
David Glickenstein*, UC San Diego
(983531198)

10:00 a.m.
Moduli space of symmetric connections.
Stanislav Dubrovskiy*, Northeastern University
(98353119)

10:30 a.m.
T2(Surface) Topology of Chemical Bond.
Okan Gurel*, IBM
Demet Gurel, Touro College
(983541267)

10:45 a.m.
Topology and Geometry of Moduli Spaces of Multipolygonal Linkages.
Michael Edward Holcomb*, Louisiana State University
(983541436)

Friday January 17, 2003, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Efficient algorithms for finding a random needle in a combinatorial haystack.
Dana Randall*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(9836803)

Friday January 17, 2003, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Model theory and differential algebra.
David E. Marker*, University of Illinois at Chicago

Friday January 17, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic and Multiscale Problems in the Sciences, I
Organizers:
Weinan E, Princeton University weinan@princeton.edu
Shiyi Chen, Johns Hopkins University syc@taylor.me.jhu.edu
Eric VandenEijnden, New York UniversityCourant Institute eve2@cims.nyu.edu

9:00 a.m.
An Atomistic/Continuum simulation of Multiscale Fluid Flows.
Shiyi Chen*, The Johns Hopkins University
Xiaobo Nie, The Johns Hopkins University
(983761162)

9:30 a.m.
Hybrid atomisticcontinuum methods for multiscale hydrodynamics.
Nicolas G Hadjiconstantinou*, MIT
(983761434)

10:00 a.m.
Modeling and Simulation of Martensitic Microstructure.
Bo Li*, University of Maryland
(983741161)

10:30 a.m.
Conformational Dynamics in Complex Systems: Theory and Computational Aspects.
Weinan E, Princeton University
Weiqing Ren, Insitute for Advanced Study
Eric VandenEijnden*, Courant Institute
(983601476)

Friday January 17, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part B
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Friday January 17, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part B
Teaching introductory statistics using a workshop approach.
Organizers:
James H. Albert, Bowling Green State University

Friday January 17, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part B
The mathematics of presidential and other elections.
Organizers:
Steven J. Bram, New York University

Friday January 17, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Assessment of Student Learning: Models and Methodology, I
Organizers:
Jay A. Malmstrom, Oklahoma City Community College malmstrm@qns.com
Linda Martin, AlbuquerqueTVI
Mercedes A. McGowen, William Rainey Harper College

9:00 a.m.
A Project Based Assessment of General Education Requirements.
Jay A Malmstrom*, Oklahoma City Community College
(983N1427)

9:20 a.m.
Assessment of General Education Mathematics Requirements.
Richard D. West*, Francis Marion University
(983N1489)

9:40 a.m.
Starting Student Portfolios.
Brian Hopkins*, Saint Peter's College
Kathy SaffordRamus, Saint Peter's College
(983N1383)

10:00 a.m.
The Evolution of a Departmental Assessment Plan.
Barbara M. Moskal*, Colorado School of Mines
(983N133)

10:20 a.m.
Assessing An Undergraduate Major in MathematicsA Model.
James R. Fulmer*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Thomas C. McMillan, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(983N11253)

10:40 a.m.
The Keyboard vs. The Pencil: One approach to incorporating technology into assessment.
Elizabeth W. Schott*, USMA, West Point, NY
Michelle M. McCassey, USMA, West Point, NY
John A. Wasko, USMA, West Point, NY
Alex J. Heidenberg, USMA, West Point, NY
(983N1448)

Friday January 17, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAAUniversity of Arizona Special Presentation
Course in interdisciplinary business mathematics (repeated from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., Friday).
Organizers:
Richard B. Thompson, University of Arizona

Friday January 17, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Panel Discussion
Improving the persistence of women in graduate school.
Organizers:
Ruth G. Favro, Lawrence Technological University
Kristen S. Moore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
SarahMarie Belcastro, Xavier University
Moderators:
Raymond L. Johnson, University of Maryland, College Park
Panelists:
Abbe H. Herzig, Rutgers University
Ivelisse M. Rubio, University of Puerto Rico
Judy L. Walker, University of Nebraska

Friday January 17, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics and the Committee on Student Chapters Undergraduate Poster Session, Part I
Organizers:
Mario U. Martelli, Claremont McKenna College

Friday January 17, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Proposal writing workshop for grant applications to the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education.
Organizers:
Elizabeth J. Teles, NSF
Lee L. Zia, NSF

Friday January 17, 2003, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales

Friday January 17, 2003, 10:00 a.m.5:20 p.m.
Math on the Web, III

10:00 a.m.
The case for structured documents in math and science.
Robert Miner*, Design Science
Patrick Ion*, AMS

11:15 a.m.
MathML in the digital library of mathematical functions.
Bruce Miller*, NIST

1:00 p.m.
MathML, OpenMath, and Web services.
David Carlisle*, The Numerical Algorithms Group Ltd.

2:00 p.m.
{\em Maple} on the Web: New technologies, products, and applications.
Tom Lee*, Waterloo Maple

3:00 p.m.
Creating mathematical documents for the Web with {\em Scientific Workplace}.
Barry MacKichan*, MacKichan, Inc.

4:00 p.m.
Mathematics on the Web.
Patrick Ion*, AMS

5:00 p.m.
TeX to Web conversion.
Stan Devitt*, Stratum Technical Services Ltd.

Friday January 17, 2003, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Motivic homotopy theory.
Vladimir Voevodsky*, Institute for Advanced Study

Friday January 17, 2003, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Initial segments of the Turing degrees with a view toward automorphisms.
Bjorn KjosHanssen*, RuprechtKarlsUniversit\"at Heidelberg

Friday January 17, 2003, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Some novel uses of lattice reduction.
Noam D. Elkies*, Harvard University
(9831116)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures:Lecture III
Spectra of hyperbolic surfaces and applications, III.
Peter Sarnak*, Courant Institute and Princeton University

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
MAA Student Lecture
What drives mathematics and where is mathematics driving innovation?
Donna L. Beers*, Simmons College

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, II
Organizers:
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology cvlsma@rit.edu
Tamara A. Burton, Rochester Institute of Technology tammyburton@aol.com

1:00 p.m.
Tournaments with a Transitive Tournament Feedback Arc Set.
Jennifer L. Baldwin*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology
(98305797)

1:30 p.m.
When does $F_m^L$ divide $F_n$? A combinatorial solution.
Jeremy A Rouse*, Harvey Mudd College
Arthur T Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College
(98305605)

2:00 p.m.
Random Versions of Seymour's Distance two Conjecture.
Elizabeth Wright*, Tulane University
Zachary Cohn, University of Chicago
(983051426)

2:30 p.m.
Signed Graph Laplacians.
Mitchel T Keller*, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
(98305586)

3:00 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Cascading Water Clocks.
Jennifer Goodenow*, Rochester Institute of Technology
David S. Ross, Rochester Institute of Technology
(983761066)

3:30 p.m.
Notes on the structure of $\mbox{P}\Sigma_{n}$.
Rebecca Dolphin*, Mary Washington College
E Erin Corman, Keene State College
Leonard A VanWyk, James Madison University
(98320316)

4:00 p.m.
Winning the Most on "The Weakest Link".
Theresa M Meshes*, Dominican University
(98360752)

4:30 p.m.
Contributions to the Coupon Collector's Problem: The SteinChen Method and Poisson Process Approximation.
Natalie Lents*, Centre College
Erin LeDell, Trinity College
Alina Nicoleta Badus, Carleton College
(983601431)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The History of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College jdauben@worldnet.att.net
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University david.zitarelli@temple.edu

1:00 p.m.
The history of the teaching of mathematics in Mexico in the XIX century.
Alejandro R. Garciadiego*, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
(98301590)

1:30 p.m.
Historical Survey of the Octonions.
W Harold Davenport*, Mesa State College
(9830176)

2:00 p.m.
The First Chinese Translation of the Last Nine Books of Euclid's Elements and its Source.
Yibao Xu*, CUNY Graduate Center
(98301174)

2:30 p.m.
Reform, Bureaucratic Expansion and Production of Numbers: Statistics in China at the Turn of the 20th Century.
Andrea Br\'eard*, CUNY Graduate Center
(98301184)

3:00 p.m.
Reducing imaginary quantities: an episode from the history of the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra.
Robert E Bradley*, Adelphi University
(98301626)

3:30 p.m.
Toward a biography of William A. Granville.
George M. Rosenstein*, Franklin & Marshall College
(9830199)

4:00 p.m.
Major Percy Alexander MacMahon  the Victorian combinatorialist.
Paul Garcia*, Open University
(98301872)

4:30 p.m.
Paul Dirac and his Beautiful Mathematics.
Shawnee L. McMurran*, California State University San Bernardino
(98301379)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic and Multiscale Problems in the Sciences, II
Organizers:
Weinan E, Princeton University weinan@princeton.edu
Shiyi Chen, Johns Hopkins University syc@taylor.me.jhu.edu
Eric VandenEijnden, New York UniversityCourant Institute eve2@cims.nyu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Cracks and Crazes: Connecting molecular simulations to the macroscopic fracture energy of glassy polymers.
Mark O Robbins*, Johns Hopkins University
Joerg Rottler, Johns Hopkins University
Sandra Barsky, Johns Hopkins University
(983821241)

1:30 p.m.
From quantummechanics to fracture: atomistic multiscale simulations of silicon.
Noam Bernstein*, Naval Research Laboratory
(983701453)

2:00 p.m.
A Stochastic Bacterial Transport Model in a Porous Medium.
Benito M Chen, University of Wyoming
Satoko Kurita*, Black Hills State University
(983411183)

2:30 p.m.
Heat Flow in a Random Medium and Homogenization.
Ian Frederick Pulizzotto*, University of Michigan
(9833579)

3:00 p.m.
Rounding Error in Numerical Analysis of Stochastic Differential Equations.
Armando Arciniega*, Texas Tech University
Edward J. Allen, Texas Tech University
(98365637)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Wavelets, Frames and Operator Theory, II
Organizers:
Christopher Heil, Georgia Institute of Technology heil@math.gatech.edu
Palle Jorgensen, University of Iowa jorgen@math.uiowa.edu
David Larson, Texas A\&M University larson@math.tamu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Frames in Communications.
Jelena Kovacevic*, Bell Labs
(98394581)

1:30 p.m.
Operator Parametrization and Tight Frame Approximations.
Deguang Han*, University of Central Florida
(98342633)

2:00 p.m.
Superwavelets and Generalized Multiresolution Analysis.
Eric S Weber*, University of Wyoming
(98342659)

2:30 p.m.
Ellipsoidal Tight Frames.
Keri Kornelson*, Texas A&M University
Ken Dykema, Texas A&M University
Dan Freeman, Guilford College
Dave Larson, Texas A&M University
Marc Ordower, RandolphMacon Woman's College
Eric Weber, University of Wyoming
(98347790)

3:00 p.m.
Wilson bases and Convolution.
Mark C Lammers*, Western Washington University
(98341959)

3:30 p.m.
Global structure of the scalingwavelet variety.
Ola Bratteli*, University of Oslo
(98347616)

4:00 p.m.
On MRA Riesz Wavelets.
Richard A. Zalik*, Auburn University
(98342568)

4:30 p.m.
Unitary operators preserving wavelets.
Ziemowit Rzeszotnik*, University of Texas at Austin
Xiaofei Zhang, Texas A&M University
(98342978)

5:00 p.m.
A (p,q) weighted version of a theorem of J. Bourgain.
John J Benedetto, University of Maryland
Alexander M Powell*, University of Maryland
(98342682)

5:30 p.m.
Generalized ShiftInvariant Systems.
Amos Ron*, UWMadison
Zuowei Shen, National University of Singapore
(98342592)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.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 farley@math.vanderbilt.edu
Stefan E. Schmidt, New Mexico State University schmidt@nmsu.edu
Alex J. Pogel, New Mexico State University apogel@psl.nmsu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Results and Partial Counterexamples on Order Reconstruction.
Bernd S. W. Schroeder*, Louisiana Tech University
(98306661)

1:30 p.m.
Monotone Strategies in Games of Incomplete Information.
David L McAdams*, MIT Sloan School of Management
(983061031)

2:00 p.m.
Stable Communes: a Generalization of Gale and Shapley's Stable Marriages.
Samuel B. Johnson*, Eureka College
(98306861)

2:30 p.m.
Lattice Theory Applied to the Consumer's Problem: Income Effects.
Richard R Ruble*, Michigan State University
Leonard J. Mirman, University of Virginia
(983061479)

3:00 p.m.
The algebra of decompositions  applications to physics.
John R Harding*, New Mexico State University
(98306107)

3:30 p.m.
Sharp and Unsharp elements in Effect algebras: A case for sequential effect algebras as models for quantum logic.
Dick Greechie*, Louisiana Tech University
(983061444)

4:00 p.m.
The Poset of Irreducibles and Its Applications.
George Markowsky*, University of Maine
(983061398)

4:30 p.m.
Priestley's Duality from Stone's.
Isidore Fleischer*, Centre de recherches math\'ematiques
(98306108)

5:00 p.m.
A Priestley duality for bounded distributive residuated lattices.
Nikolaos Galatos*, Vanderbilt University
(983061329)

5:30 p.m.
The Priestley separation axiom for scattered spaces.
Guram Bezhanishvili, New Mexico State University
Ray Mines, New Mexico State University
Patrick J Morandi*, New Mexico State University
(98354784)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
AMS Special Session on C*Extensions and Classifications of C*Algebras, I
Organizers:
Shuang Zhang, University of Cincinnati zhangs@math.uc.edu
Huaxin Lin, University of Oregon

1:00 p.m.
Remarks on nonstable Ktheory.
Lawrence G. Brown*, Purdue University
(983461036)

2:00 p.m.
Quotient Hilbert Modules and C*Extensions.
Ronald G Douglas*, Texas A & M University
(98347565)

2:30 p.m.
A new look at the Universal Coefficient Theorem for Ext.
Jonathan M. Rosenberg*, University of Maryland
(98319670)

3:00 p.m.
Life After KTheory.
Claude L. Schochet*, Wayne State University
(98346667)

3:30 p.m.
Commutant Algebras of CowenDouglas Operators.
Chunlan Jiang*, Hebei Normal University
(983471344)

4:00 p.m.
Recent results and questions concerning the classification of amenable C*algebras.
George A. Elliott*, University of Toronto
(983461458)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, II
Organizers:
Kristine Baxter Bauer, Johns Hopkins University
J. Michael Boardman, Johns Hopkins University
Nitu Kitchloo, Johns Hopkins University
JeanPierre Meyer, Johns Hopkins University
Jack Morava, Johns Hopkins University
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University wsw@math.jhu.edu

1:00 p.m.
The structure of $E(n)_*E(n)$comodules.
Mark Hovey*, Wesleyan University
Neil Strickland, University of Sheffield
(98355629)

1:30 p.m.
The homology of inverse limits of spectra.
Hal Sadofsky*, University of Oregon
(983551467)

2:00 p.m.
A LyndonHochschildSerre spectral sequence for certain homotopy fixed point spectra.
Ethan S Devinatz*, University of Washington
(98355751)

2:30 p.m.
The circleequivariant sigma orientation.
Matthew Ando*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(98355734)

3:00 p.m.
$v_1$periodic homotopy groups of compact simple Lie groups.
Donald M. Davis*, Lehigh University
(98355562)

3:30 p.m.
A new approach to the Landweber exact functor theorem.
Haynes R Miller*, MIT
(983551057)

4:00 p.m.
Some odd primary analogs of the AdamsPriddy joker.
Douglas C Ravenel*, University of Rochester
(983551157)

5:00 p.m.
A polarized view of String Topology.
Ralph L Cohen*, Stanford University
(98355713)

5:30 p.m.
The latest? on cohomological physics.
Jim Stasheff*, University of North Carolina
(983811188)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology Based on Knots, II
Organizers:
Mark E. Kidwell, U.S. Naval Academy mek@usna.edu
Jozef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu
Yongwu Rong, The George Washington University rong@gwu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Mahler's measure of Apolynomial and hyperbolic volume.
Adam S. Sikora*, SUNY Buffalo
(983571290)

1:30 p.m.
Mahler measure, Lehmer's Question and knot theory.
Daniel S. Silver*, University of South Alabama
Susan G. Williams, University of South Alabama
(983571242)

2:00 p.m.
Kauffman bracket skein module of quaternionic space.
John M. Harris*, Louisiana State University
(983571463)

2:30 p.m.
The noncommutative generalization of the Apolynomial of the figure eight knot.
Razvan Gelca*, Texas Tech University
Jeremy Sain, University of California at Berkeley
(98357866)

3:00 p.m.
String and skein topology of oriented 3manifolds.
Uwe Kaiser*, Boise State University
(983571200)

3:30 p.m.
Moves on links and Burnside group obstructions.
Mieczyslaw K. Dabkowski*, George Washington University
Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University
(983571283)

4:00 p.m.
Kauffman Bracket skein modules over the field of rational functions.
Patrick M Gilmer*, Louisiana State University
(983571265)

4:30 p.m.
The Kauffman Bracket Skein Module of a Twist Knot Exterior.
Doug Bullock, Boise State University
Walter Lo Faro*, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
(98357678)

5:00 p.m.
Detecting torsion in skein modules using Hochschild homology.
Michael McLendon*, Washington College
(983571347)

5:30 p.m.
the Kauffman polynomials of genaralized Hopf links.
Jianyuan K. Zhong*, Louisiana Tech University
Bin Lu, The University of Arizona
(98357834)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Algebraic and Analytic Geometry for LowDimensional Varieties, III
Organizers:
Mika K. Sepp\"al\"a, Florida State University seppala@math.fsu.edu
Emil J. Volcheck, Baltimore, Maryland volcheck@acm.org

1:00 p.m.
Numerical computation of modular forms, with applications to Riemann surfaces.
Andreas Strombergsson*, Princeton University
(98330924)

1:30 p.m.
Conformal motion by mean curvature for surfaces.
Charles R. Collins, University of Tennessee
Ken Stephenson*, University of Tennessee
(98330657)

2:00 p.m.
Calculating explicit elements of prime order in the mapping class group.
Peter Turbek*, Purdue University Calumet
(983141318)

2:30 p.m.
Representations of finite groups on the RiemannRoch space of a curve.
David Joyner*, Math Dept, US Naval Academy
Will Traves, Math Dept, US Naval Academy
(98314656)

3:00 p.m.
Redset and Singset of a Plane Curve.
Shreeram S Abhyankar*, Purdue University
(98314154)

3:30 p.m.
Holography principle and arithmetic of algebraic curves.
Yuri I Manin, MPIBonn
Matilde Marcolli*, MPIBonn
(98314732)

4:00 p.m.
Complex Multiplication for Abelian Manifolds of Arbitrary Genus.
Harvey Cohn*, Center for Communications Research, La Jolla
(98311140)

4:30 p.m.
Computational Geometry via the Dixon Resultant.
Robert H. Lewis*, Fordham University
(98314986)

5:00 p.m.
Zeros of random polynomials with prescribed Newton polytope.
Bernard Shiffman*, Johns Hopkins University
Steve Zelditch, Johns Hopkins University
(98314736)

5:30 p.m.
A New Method for Decoding Algebraic Geometry Codes.
Jeffrey B. Farr*, Clemson University
Shuhong Gao, Clemson University
(98313692)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Banach Space Theory and Convex Geometry, III
Organizers:
TeckCheong Lim, George Mason University tlim@gmu.edu
Mikhail Ostrovskii, The Catholic University of America ostrovskii@cua.edu

1:00 p.m.
Hilbert space frames, restricted invertibility and the paving conjecture.
Peter G. Casazza*, University of Missouri  Columbia
Ole Christensen, Technical University of Denmark
Alex Lindner, Technical University of Munich
Roman Vershynin, University of Alberta
(98346463)

1:30 p.m.
Spaces with Maximal Projection Constants.
Bruce L. Chalmers*, Univ. of Calif., Riverside
Grzegorz Lewicki, Jagiellonian Unv., Krakow
(98346252)

2:00 p.m.
Some questions from the Resume that've survived.
Joe Diestel*, Kent State University
(98346439)

2:30 p.m.
Fixed point results for maps defined on closed subsets of Fr\'echet spaces.
Marlène Frigon*, University of Montréal
(98347847)

3:00 p.m.
Weak compactness is equivalent to the fixed point property in $c_0$.
Paddy Dowling, Miami University
Chris Lennard*, University of Pittsburgh
Barry Turett, Oakland University
(983461044)

3:30 p.m.
The BishopPhelps Theorem fails for any uniform nonselfadjoint dual operator algebra.
Victor I Lomonosov*, Kent State University
(983461015)

4:00 p.m.
NonLinear versions of Dvoretzky's Theorem.
Assaf Naor*, Microsoft Research
Yair Bartal, Hebrew University
Manor Mendel, Hebrew University
Nathan Linial, Hebrew University
(98352715)

4:30 p.m.
Some geometric properties of operators acting from $L_1$.
Mikhail M. Popov*, Chernivtsi National University
(98346180)

5:00 p.m.
Some problems of convex geometry related to spaces of smooth functions.
Nahum Zobin*, College of William and Mary
(98346864)

5:30 p.m.
Volumes of projections of convex bodies via Fourier transform.
Alexander Koldobsky, University of Missouri, Columbia
Dmitry Ryabogin, University of Missouri, Columbia
Artem Zvavitch*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(983521178)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Current Events: Expository Reports
Organizers:
David Eisenbud, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute de@msri.org

1:00 p.m.
Homotopy Theory of Schemes.
Michael J Hopkins*, MIT
(983191428)

2:00 p.m.
Sublinear algorthms for sparse approximations with excellent odds.
Ingrid Daubechies*, Princeton University
(983411214)

3:00 p.m.
Recent advances in the Langlands Program.
Edward Frenkel*, University of California, Berkeley
(983141260)

4:00 p.m.
The wave maps equation.
Daniel Tataru*, UC Berkeley
(983351377)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Inverse Problems and Sampling Theory in Signal Analysis, III
Organizers:
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida nashed@mail.ucf.edu

1:00 p.m.
Sampling Techniques in ShiftInvariant Spaces.
Karlheinz U Groechenig*, UNiversity of Connecticut
(98394642)

1:30 p.m.
Discrete Hermite Functions using WrapAround Sampling.
Dale H. Mugler*, The University of Akron
Stuart Clary, The University of Akron
(983421017)

2:00 p.m.
Numerical Solution of a Parabolic Partial Differential Equation with a Trace Type Coefficient.
John R. Cannon*, University of Central Florida
(98335841)

2:30 p.m.
Inverse acoustic scattering.
Ian H. Sloan*, University of New South Wales
(983651155)

3:00 p.m.
Numerical Approximate Solutions to Generalized Inverse Steklov Problems.
Mario Ahues*, University of Saint Etienne, France.
Alain Largillier, University of Saint Etienne, France.
(98365249)

3:30 p.m.
Well Posed Inversion.
F. Stenger*, University of Utah
R. Ramlau, University of Bremen
(983351381)

4:00 p.m.
Efficient methods for Toeplitz and related equations with applications.
Paulo J. S. G. Ferreira, Universidade de Aveiro / Portugal
Elena Dominguez*, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
(98365992)

4:30 p.m.
Dimensionality reduction in data anslysis (that is, data on diet).
Umberto Amato*, Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo 'Mauro Pi
(98362690)

5:00 p.m.
Sampling eigenvalues of fourth order SturmLiouville problems.
Amin Boumenir*, State University of West Georgia
(98334208)

5:30 p.m.
Inverse Problems and Sampling Theorems.
Ahmed I Zayed*, DePaul University
(98342999)

6:00 p.m.
Inverse Scattering for the ZakharovShabat System on the Line.
Cornelis Van der Mee*, University of Cagliari
(98393943)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part B
Incorporating discrete mathematics in the preparation of K12 mathematics teachers.
Organizers:
Lolina Alvarez, New Mexico State University

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part B
Java applets in teaching mathematics.
Organizers:
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part B
Mathematical finance.
Organizers:
Walter R. Stromquist,
Alan H. Durfee, Mount Holyoke College

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Geometry and Topology, II

1:00 p.m.
Calibers and dense subsets.
Istvan Juhasz, MTA Renyi Institute of Mathematics
Andrzej Szymanski*, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylavania
(983541343)

1:15 p.m.
Properties of Abcohesive Spaces.
Shing S So*, Central Missouri State University
David A John, Missouri Western State College
(98354985)

1:30 p.m.
Comparing the Homotopy Types of $[G,2]$Complexes for 2Knot Groups $G$.
Katherine S Byler*, California State University, Fresno
(983551396)

1:45 p.m.
A New Magnus Embedding Theorem.
Jacqueline A Jensen*, Sam Houston State University
(983551192)

2:15 p.m.
A counterexample to the 3dimensional Poincar\'e conjecture or a simplicial decomposition of the 3sphere.
Francis D Lonergan*, none
(98355286)

2:30 p.m.
Kirby Diagrams from BranchedCovering Descriptions of 3Manifolds.
Frank J Swenton*, Middlebury College
(98357759)

2:45 p.m.
A skein theoretic construction of invariants of $3$manifolds associated to the quantum group $U_q(\mathfrak{g}_2)$.
Timothy J. O'Brien*, Alexandria, VA
(983571119)

3:00 p.m.
Examples and Applications of the Consistency Test.
Travis R Kelm*, St. Edward's University
(983571433)

3:15 p.m.
Chirality of Alternating Knots in $S \times I$.
Thomas Fleming*, University of California San Diego
(983571268)

3:30 p.m.
Upper Bounds for Equilateral Stick Numbers of Knots.
Eric J Rawdon*, Duquesne University
Robert G Scharein, Simon Frasier University
(98357631)

3:45 p.m.
A new proof of the BaumConnes conjecture for aTmenable groups.
Constantin Dorin Dumitra\c{s}cu*, Dartmouth College
(983191469)

4:00 p.m.
Quantum Entanglement, Topological Entanglement and Categorification.
Gianfranco Mascari*, Italian National Research Council
(98381655)

4:15 p.m.
Simplified method for classification of entanglement types.
David W. Lyons*, Lebanon Valley College
Scott N. Walck, Lebanon Valley College
(98381114)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis, II

1:00 p.m.
DP1 and Completely Continuous Operators.
Elizabeth M Bator*, University of North Texas
Dawn R Slavens, Midwestern State University
(98346857)

1:15 p.m.
Spaces of Operators, $c_0$, and $\ell_1$.
Elizabeth M. Bator, University of North Texas
Paul W. Lewis*, University of North Texas
(98346766)

1:30 p.m.
Sectional representation of Banach modules and their multipliers.
Terje Hoim, Trinity College
D. A. Robbins*, Trinity College
(98346580)

1:45 p.m.
Hadamard series in Banach spaces with two applications.
Nicholas N. Vakhania*, Institute of Computational Mathematics
(98346247)

2:00 p.m.
Some extremal properties of section spaces of Banach bundles and their duals, II.
Terje Hoim*, Trinity College
D. A. Robbins, Trinity College
(98346202)

2:15 p.m.
Besov functions and vanishing exponential integrability.
D. R. Adams, University of Kentucky
R. HurriSyrjanen*, University of Helsinki
(98346116)

2:30 p.m.
Spectrum Preserving Maps of C*algebras with Real Rank Zero.
Istvan Kovacs*, University of Kentucky
(9834678)

2:45 p.m.
Embry truncated complex moment problem.
Il Bong Jung*, Kyungpook National University
Eungil Ko, Ewha Women's University
Chunji Li, Northeastern University
Sang Soo Park, Kyungpook National University
(983471468)

3:00 p.m.
Unique solvability and the number of solutions of Hammerstein equations.
P. S. Milojevic*, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, 07102
(983471366)

3:15 p.m.
Operators lambdacommuting with a nonzero compact.
Vasile Lauric*, Wheeling Jesuit University
(983471221)

3:30 p.m.
Generalized Inverses in Extension Algebras.
Lisa A Oberbroeckling*, Loyola College in Maryland
(983471008)

3:45 p.m.
On the Solvability of the Cauchy Problem for a unbounded Matrix operator.
Toka Diagana*, Howard University
(9834723)

4:00 p.m.
Compactly Bounded Convolutions of Measures.
Adam W Parr*, University of the Virgin Islands
(98343360)

4:15 p.m.
Apprximation Operators and Summability.
Jerry P. King*, Lehigh University
(983411011)

4:30 p.m.
Polynomial Approximation with Exponential Weights.
Michael I. Ganzburg*, Hampton University
(9834190)

4:45 p.m.
SemiRegular Multiresolutions Generated by Minimally Supported Scaling Vectors.
Derek Bruff*, Vanderbilt University
(983411485)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic Geometry and Algebra

1:00 p.m.
The Geometry of a "Generic" Quantum Projective 3space.
Pete D Goetz*, University of Oregon
(983141441)

1:15 p.m.
On Ellingsrud and Str\o mme's explicit description of a cell decomposition of the Hilbert scheme of points of the affine plane.
Mark E Huibregtse*, Skidmore College
(983141373)

1:30 p.m.
Weak Simultaneous Resolution.
John J. Iskra*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(983141182)

1:45 p.m.
The Hopf Algebra of a Uniserial Group.
Alan Koch*, Agnes Scott College
(98314844)

2:00 p.m.
Translations of Data Points in ${\mathbb R}^{3}$.
Kristofer D Jorgenson*, University of the Incarnate Word
(98314327)

2:15 p.m.
Equation of Parametric Surfaces with a Single Base Point of Multiplicity k Via Syzygies.
Haohao Wang*, Louisiana State University
(98314251)

2:30 p.m.
Peculiar loci of ample and spanned line bundles.
Gian Mario Besana*, DePaul University
Sandra Di Rocco, Royal Institute of Technology
Antonio Lanteri, Universita' di Milano
(98314207)

2:45 p.m.
On computing left eigenvalues of $3\times 3$ quaternionic matrix.
Wasin So*, San Jose State University
(98315402)

3:00 p.m.
Structure of the ZeroDivisor Graph of a NonCommutative Ring.
Shane P Redmond*, Southeastern Louisiana Univ.
(983161172)

3:15 p.m.
Weight spaces of prime characteristic downup algebras.
Jeff Hildebrand*, Bates College
(983161012)

3:30 p.m.
Primitive and Poisson Spectra of Twists of Polynomial Algebras.
M. Katherine Brandl*, Centenary College
(98316763)

3:45 p.m.
Primitive ideals of downup algebras.
Iwan Praton*, Franklin and Marshall College
(98316280)

4:00 p.m.
Constructing $\mathbb{Z}_2$graded Lie triple systems.
Nora C Hopkins*, Indiana State University
(983171491)

4:15 p.m.
Injective Envelopes From Injective Envelopes.
Christopher A. Aubuchon*, Johnson State College
(983181395)

4:30 p.m.
Minimal Generators and Injective Modules.
Naveed Zaman*, West Virginia State College
(98318681)

4:45 p.m.
The Lower Algebraic $K$theory of $\Gamma_3$.
Ivonne Ortiz*, SUNY Binghamton
(983191390)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, II

1:00 p.m.
Aster Tolerance Representations for Cycles.
Mary Ann Barbato*, Fitchburg State College
Nancy Eaton, University of Rhode Island
(983051079)

1:15 p.m.
Decomposition of Almost Complete Tripartite Graphs into Two Isomorphic Factors of Fixed Diameter.
Ellen E Eischen*, Princeton University
(983051061)

1:30 p.m.
Centers of tensor products of graphs.
Richard H. Hammack*, RandolphMacon College
Ghidewon AbayAsmerom, Virginia Commonwealth University
(983051016)

1:45 p.m.
Notes on a converse to the Sunada theorem for regular graphs.
Gregory T Quenell*, Mt. Holyoke College
(983051009)

2:00 p.m.
Asymptotics for the distributions of subtableaux in Young and updown tableaux.
David J. Grabiner*, National Security Agency
(98305932)

2:15 p.m.
An Extension of $Q$Rook Theory to $C_m \wr S_n$.
Karen Sue Briggs*, University of California, San Diego
(98305933)

2:30 p.m.
On Economical and Spannable Linear Forests.
Curtis Clark*, Morehouse College
Frank Harary, New Mexico State University
Thomas Storer, The University of Michigan
(98305907)

2:45 p.m.
Graph Powers and $k$Ordered Hamiltonicity.
Deniss Cebikins*, MIT
(98305885)

3:00 p.m.
The insulation sequence of a graph.
Elena Grigorescu*, Bard College
(98305871)

3:15 p.m.
Binary Strings with No Odd Runs of Zeros.
Ralph P Grimaldi*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Silvia Heubach, California State University at Los Angeles
(98305846)

3:30 p.m.
A Graph EdgeColoring Problem.
D. G. Hoffman, Auburn University
S. A. Clark*, Auburn University
(98305826)

3:45 p.m.
Binary Codes from Graphs on Triples.
Jamshid Moori*, University of Natal, South Africa
Jenny D Key, Clemson University
Bernardo Rodrigues, University of Natal, South Africa
(98305814)

4:00 p.m.
An Application of Graph Theory to Surface Reconstruction.
Darren A Narayan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(98305775)

4:15 p.m.
The Terwilliger algebras of almostbipartite Qpolynomial distanceregular graphs.
John S. Caughman, Portland State University
Mark S. MacLean*, University of North Carolina  Asheville
Paul M. Terwilliger, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(98305773)

4:30 p.m.
A New Construction of Relative Difference Sets with Galois Rings.
John B. Polhill*, Bloomsburg University
(98305762)

4:45 p.m.
On $K_*$ultrahomogeneous graphs.
C Jankowski*, University of Notre Dame
S Proctor, California State University  Fullerton
D C Isaksen, University of Notre Dame
(98305761)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Organizers:
Jon W. Scott, Montgomery Community College jscott@mc.cc.md.us

1:00 p.m.
Demos with positive impact.
David R Hill*, Temple University
Lila F Roberts, Georgia Southern University

1:00 p.m.
The Probability/Statistics Object Library.
Kyle Siegrist*, University of Alabama in Huntsville

1:00 p.m.
Project WELCOME.
James E White*, The Mathwright Library
Dan Kalman, American University

1:00 p.m.
Visualization Tools for Three Dimensions.
Daniel L McGee*, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez
Rafael MartinezPlanell, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez

1:00 p.m.
Mathematics for Future Secondary Teachers.
James J Madden*, Louisiana State University & Agricultural and Mechanical College

1:00 p.m.
Not Your Usual Liberal Arts Math Course: Electronic Curricula Materials About Fractals for Students Who Never Liked and Never Did Well in Math.
Larry S Liebovitch*, Florida Atlantic University

1:00 p.m.
A New Approach to College Algebra and Precalculus.
Davida Fischman*, California State UniversitySan Bernardino
Joan Terry Hallett, California State UniversitySan Bernardino

1:00 p.m.
Enhancing the Mathematical Understanding of Students in Chemistry.
Erica Flapan*, Pomona College

1:00 p.m.
Essential Mathematics for Middle School Teachers.
David Carothers*, James Madison University

1:00 p.m.
Implementation of WeBWorK Delivering InternetBased Homework In College Algebra Classes.
Coreen Mett*, Radford University

1:00 p.m.
Discrete Mathematics for Prospective K8 Teachers.
Valerie A DeBellis*, East Carolina University
Joseph G Rosenstein, Rutgers University

1:00 p.m.
A Comprehensive Online Mathematics Assessment, Placement and Exit Testing Program.
Jerry Johnson*, University of Nevada
Jeff Mortensen, University of Nevada
Inmaculada Aban, University of Nevada

1:00 p.m.
Excellence through Mathematics Communication and Collaboration.
Jerry Marshall*, TriCounty Technical College
Herbert Riedel, TriCounty Technical College

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: A Problem Based Calculus Sequence.
Charles Allen*, Drury University
Carol Browning, Drury University

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: A Problem Based Calculus Sequence.
Ted Mahavier*, Lamar University
Dale Daniel, Lamar University

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: A Problem Based Calculus Sequence.
Shing So*, Central Missouri State University

1:00 p.m.
Discoverybased Science and Mathematics in an Environmental Context.
Stephanie Fitchett*, Florida Atlantic University
Blake Mellor, Loyola Marymount University

1:00 p.m.
Motivating Geometry through Computation and Visualization.
David Finn*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: Adaptation and Implementation of Activity and WebBased Materials into PostCalculus Introductory Probability and Statistics Courses.
Tracy GoodsonEspy*, University of Alabama in Huntsville

1:00 p.m.
Establishing the National Curve Bank.
Shirley B Gray*, California State University Los Angles

1:00 p.m.
Lexington Collaborative for Reform and Improvement of Middle Mathematics.
Lillie Crowley*, Lexington Community College
Carl Lee, University of Kentucky

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: Adaptation and Implementation of Activity and WebBased Materials into PostCalculus Introductory Probability and Statistics Courses.
M. Leigh Lunsford*, Athens State University

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: Adaptation and Implementation of Activity and WebBased Materials into PostCalculus Introductory Probability and Statistics Courses.
Ginger Holmes Rowell*, Middle Tennessee State University
Angel E Long, Middle Tennessee State University

1:00 p.m.
WebBased Math Homework.
John W Jones*, Arizona State University

1:00 p.m.
A Computer Activity Approach to College Geometry.
Barbara E Reynolds*, Cardinal Stritch University
William E Fenton, Bellarmine University

1:00 p.m.
Adaptive Teaching and Learning Environments in Science and Mathematics Education.
Matthew Hudelson*, Washington State University
Gregory Crouch, Washington State University

1:00 p.m.
Multimedia Based Calculus with efolios.
Patricia R Wilkinson*, Borough of Manhattan Community College

1:00 p.m.
Statistical Applications for the Mathematics Curriculum.
George W Cobb*, Mount Holyoke College

1:00 p.m.
WeBWorK in the Mathematics Curriculum.
Jeffrey J Holt*, University of Virginia

1:00 p.m.
Knot Theory for Preservice and Practicing Secondary Mathematics Teachers.
Neil Portnoy*, California State University, Chico
Thomas Mattman, California State University, Chico

1:00 p.m.
Mathematics Across the Curriculum in Washington State.
Rebecca Hartzler*, Edmonds Community College
Deann Leoni, Edmonds Community College
Jennifer Leveglia, Edmonds Community College

1:00 p.m.
CSEMS Scholarship Projects at Edmonds Community College.
Deann Leoni*, Edmonds Community College
Rebecca Hartzler, Edmonds Community College
Jennifer Leveglia, Edmonds Community College

1:00 p.m.
Transforming Biological and Engineering Statistics at Penn State.
William L Harkness*, Pennsylvania State University
David Hunter, Pennsylvania State University
Michael Akritas, Pennsylvania State University
Jill Lane, Schreyer Institute

1:00 p.m.
Introducing Software Tools into Linear Algebra and Principles of Mathematics.
Thomas Hagedorn*, College of New Jersey
Karen Clark, College of New Jersey
Ed Conjura, College of New Jersey

1:00 p.m.
Technical Mathematics for Tomorrow: Recommendations and Exemplary Programs.
Robert Kimball*, Wake Technical Community College
Mary Ann Hovis, Rhodes State College

1:00 p.m.
Biomathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum.
Raina Robeva*, Sweet Briar College
Robin Davies, Sweet Briar College
James Kirkwood, Sweet Briar College
Michael Johnson, University of Virginia School of Medicine
Boris Kovatchev, University of Virginia School of Medicine
Marty Straume, University of Virginia School of Medicine

1:00 p.m.
Enhancing and Implementing an InternetBased System for Mathematics Homework Problems.
William K Ziemer*, California State University Long Beach
Tangan Gao, California State University Long Beach
Angelo Segalla, California State University Long Beach

1:00 p.m.
Teaching Improvement Through Mathematics Education at Queensborough Community College: Adapting and Implementing TIME2000 for the Community College.
Mona Fabricant*, Queensborough Community College
Sandra Peskin, Queensborough Community College

1:00 p.m.
Teacher Preparation, Mathematics and Technology: A National Dialogue.
Ruth Collins*, Delaware Technical and Community College

1:00 p.m.
The PascGalois Project: Visualizing Abstract Algebra.
Michael Bardzell*, Salisbury University
Kathleen Shannon, Salisbury University

1:00 p.m.
MathThread Partnership: Distance Learning and OutsideofClass Collaboration for Math.
Glenn Gordon Smith*, State University of New York at Stony Brook

1:00 p.m.
Sports Modules for Teaching Statistics.
Jim Albert*, Bowling Green State University

1:00 p.m.
Promoting Active Learning and Collaboration in Calculus with the Investigative Classroom.
Meighan I Dillon*, Southern Polytechnic State University

1:00 p.m.
Bridging the Vector Calculus Gap.
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
Corinne A Manogue, Oregon State University

1:00 p.m.
Making Mathematical Connections in Programs for Prospective Teachers.
Karen J Graham*, University of New Hampshire
Neil Portnoy, California State University, Chico
Todd Grunemeier, University of New Hampshire

1:00 p.m.
Workshop Precalculus.
Nancy Baxter Hastings*, Dickinson College
Kevin Callahan, California State University, Hayward
David Hastings, Shippensburg University
Allan Rossman, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

1:00 p.m.
Pathways through Algebra.
Terrie Teegarden*, San Diego Mesa College
Wade Ellis, West Valley College
WeiJen Harrison, American River College

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Getting Students to Discuss and to Write About Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State University smabrouk@frc.mass.edu

1:00 p.m.
The Use of StudentAuthored Study Guides in a Quantitative Reasoning Course.
Linda McGuire*, Muhlenberg College
(983D1303)

1:15 p.m.
Circling the Desks: A Weekly Discussion in a Liberal Arts Mathematics Course.
Joshua D Laison*, Colorado College
(983D1510)

1:30 p.m.
Integrating Writing into a Liberal Arts Mathematics Class.
Joseph Kirtland*, Marist College
(983D1191)

1:45 p.m.
Electronic Journals for Business Calculus.
Kimberly J Presser*, Shippensburg University
(983D1284)

2:00 p.m.
The Use of Modeling and Inquiry Problems in a Single Variable Calculus Course.
David A Smith*, United States Military Academy
Mike Huber, United States Military Academy
(983D182)

2:15 p.m.
Writing Assignments for Calculus.
Janet C. Woodland*, University of Arkansas
(983D1466)

2:30 p.m.
Reading Discrete Mathematics: A Semesterlong Assignment in Communication.
Steven M. Hetzler*, Salisbury University
Robert M. Tardiff, Salisbury University
(983D1483)

2:45 p.m.
Writing Intensive Courses for Prospective Elementary Teachers.
Sybilla Beckmann*, University of Georgia
Tawanda Gwena, University of Georgia
(983D1530)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Encouraging Underrepresented Groups of Students in Math Contests
Organizers:
Harold B. Reiter, University of North Carolina hbreiter@email.uncc.edu
Ruth G. Favro, Lawrence Technological University
David M. Wells, Pennsylvania State University
Susan Schwartz Wildstrom, Walt Whitman High School
Jeff J. Dodd, Jacksonville State University

1:00 p.m.
Reflections on and Visions of Minority Participation in Mathematics Competitions.
Duane A. Cooper*, Morehouse College
(983P1813)

1:20 p.m.
The Po Leung Kuk Primary Math World Competition and Siemens Science and Technology Competition.
Max L Warshauer*, Southwest Texas State University
Terry McCabe, Southwest Texas State University
Daniela Ferrero, Southwest Texas State University
(983P1250)

1:40 p.m.
The High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM).
William P Fox*, Francis Marion University and COMAP
(983P1241)

2:00 p.m.
To include more students, don't focus on contestsprepare for mathematics!
SarahMarie Belcastro*, Xavier University
(983P1548)

2:20 p.m.
MMSETS: a competition that prepares students for problem solving oriented global job market.
Eva J Szillery*, Program Director/University of Maine
(983P11407)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Modeling In and Out of the Classroom
Organizers:
Brian J. Winkel, United States Military Academy brianwinkel@usma.edu
Tanya L. Leise, RoseHulman Institute of Technology leise@rosehulman.edu
Amy E. Radunskaya, Pomona College aer04747@pomona.edu

1:00 p.m.
Understanding Models through Dimensional Analysis: the Example of PredatorPrey Interactions.
Richard H. Elderkin*, Pomona College
(983R1526)

1:15 p.m.
Math Modeling Activities for a Variety of Undergraduate Courses.
Therese Shelton*, Southwestern University
(983R1508)

1:30 p.m.
Mathematical modeling in a liberal arts college: projects to entice and excite students from all majors.
Ami E Radunskaya*, Pomona College
(983R1525)

1:45 p.m.
Using the Writing Process to Help Teach the Mathematical Modeling Process.
Steven M Hetzler*, Salisbury University
Michael A Jones, Montclair State University
Leslie Vitale, Mott Community College
(983R1492)

2:00 p.m.
Dirac Attack: The mystical marriage of mathematics and nature.
Timothy J Pennings*, Hope College
(983R1484)

2:15 p.m.
EnvironmentallyFocused Modeling Activities.
Nancy E Zumoff*, Kennesaw State University
Christopher Schaufele, Dineh Coll
Paul Latiolais, Portland State University
(983R1476)

2:30 p.m.
Modeling AIDS for Dummies.
L. G. dePillis*, Harvey Mudd College
(983R1394)

2:45 p.m.
A First Course in Mathematical Modeling.
William P Fox*, Francis Marion University
Frank Giordano, NPS
Maurice Weir, Naval Postgraduate School
(983R1244)

3:00 p.m.
Not just twiddling our thumbs.
Tanya L. Leise*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(983R1179)

3:15 p.m.
How to Solve the "Little Things" in Life.
David L. Knellinger*, United States Military Academy
Edie E. Knellinger, Department of English, United States Military Academy
(983R1170)

3:30 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling in Chemistry  Group Theory and Exponential Decay.
Agnes M Rash*, Saint Joseph's University
(983R148)

3:45 p.m.
Using a simulation to model a queueing problem.
Murray H Siegel*, Sam Houston State U
(983R146)

4:00 p.m.
Teaching Modeling with SemesterLong StudentGenerated Projects.
Bruce PollackJohnson*, Villanova University
Audrey Fredrick Borchardt, Villanova University
(983R138)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Philosophy of Mathematics
Organizers:
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University bgold@monmouth.edu

1:00 p.m.
Why Plato was not a Platonist.
Thomas Drucker*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(983S149)

1:30 p.m.
Peirce, Zeno, Achilles, and the Tortoise.
Daniel C Sloughter*, Furman University
(983S1351)

2:00 p.m.
Structuralist Mathematics and Mathematical Understanding.
Kenneth Manders*, University of Pittsburgh
(983S1544)

2:30 p.m.
Are Mathematical Objects Inside or Outside a Human Mind?
Roger A. Simons*, Rhode Island College
(983S1546)

3:00 p.m.
What is Mathematics I: The Question.
Bonnie Gold*, Monmouth University
(983S1341)

3:30 p.m.
A Conjecture about... Feminist Mathematics?
Sarahmarie Belcastro*, Xavier University
(983S1429)

4:00 p.m.
Defining Mathematical Esthetics within the NCTM Standards.
Michael J. Boss\'e*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(983S1137)

4:30 p.m.
Unfair Gambles in Probability.
John E. Beam*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(983S1482)

5:00 p.m.
Pedagogical challenges of one to one correspondence.
Satish C. Bhatnagar*, University of Nevada Las Vegas
(983S1551)

5:30 p.m.
A Unifying Principle Describing How Mathematical Knowledge Unfolds.
M Anne Dow*, Maharishi University of Management
(983S1545)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Integrating Undergraduate Research with the Mathematics Curriculum
Organizers:
David Brown, Ithaca College dabrown@ithaca.edu
Osman Yurekli, Ithaca College

1:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Research in Mathematics at Hendrix College.
David C Sutherland*, Hendrix College
(983T1199)

1:20 p.m.
Undergraduate Research at Alma College.
Aklilu Zeleke*, Alma College
(983T1442)

1:40 p.m.
Undergraduate Research in Mathematics at Ithaca College.
Osman Yurekli*, Ithaca College
(983T1693)

2:00 p.m.
The Fusion Method of Traditional, Moore, and Constructivism and the Incorporation of Undergraduate Research Through the Mathematics Curriculum.
M Padraig McLoughlin*, Morehouse College
(983T1363)

2:20 p.m.
Addressing the Needs of Secondary Education Students in Undergraduate Research.
David A. Brown*, Ithaca College
(983T1577)

2:40 p.m.
Student Research Projects in a Mathematics Capstone Course for Secondary Teachers.
Curtis D. Bennett*, Loyola Marymount University
(983T1218)

3:00 p.m.
The Ins and Outs of Undergraduate Research.
Sarah V. Cook*, Washburn University
Allan Riveland, Washburn University
(983T1446)

3:20 p.m.
Explorations with Fibonacci numbers and modular arithmetic.
Tamara B Veenstra*, University of Redlands
(983T1516)

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
NAM GranvilleBrownHaynes Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences

1:00 p.m.
William A. Massey, Princeton University

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAAUniversity of Arizona Special Presentation
Course in interdisciplinary business mathematics (repeated from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday).
Organizers:
Richard B. Thompson, University of Arizona

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
Undergraduate seminars in mathematics.
Organizers:
Jed Herman, University of St. thomas
Hieu D. Nguyen, Rowan University
Panelists:
William P. Abrams, Longwood College
Karen D. Bolinger, Clarion University
Philip K. Hotchkiss, Westfield State College
Daniel L. King, Sarah Lawrence College

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
The role of mathematics in the professional work of mathematics educators.
Organizers:
Joan FerriniMundy, Michigan State University
Panelists:
Christian R. Hirsch, Western Michigan University
Bradford R. Findell, University of Georgia
Deborah Loewenberg Ball, University of Michigan
Moderators:
Gail F. Burrill, Michigan State University

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics and the CUPM Subcommittee on Mathematics Across the Disciplines Panel Discussion
Mathematics educators, computer science educators: Working together.
Organizers:
William A. Marion, Valparaiso University
Panelists:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Susanna S. Epp, DePaul University
Peter B. Henderson, Butler University
Henry M. Walker, Grinnell College

Friday January 17, 2003, 1:20 p.m.2:10 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Some results concerning strong compactness and supercompactness.
Arthur W. Apter*, Baruch College of the City University of New York

Friday January 17, 2003, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Mathematics Education of TeachersNCTM Panel Discussion
NCATE and the mathematics community.
Organizers:
Judith L. Covington, Louisiana State University, Shreveport
Marilyn L. Hala, NCTM
Panelists:
Francis Fennell, Western Maryland College
Judy S. O'Neal, North Georgia College and State University
Connie S. Schrock, Emporia State University

Friday January 17, 2003, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
RMMC Board of Directors

Friday January 17, 2003, 2:25 p.m.3:15 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Fstructures and semiabelian varieties over finite fields.
Rahim Nazim Moosa*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Friday January 17, 2003, 2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
AMSMAA Joint Film Presentation
The Math Life.
Presenters:
Wendy Conquest, Dartmouth College
Bob Drake, Dartmouth College
Dan Rockmore, Dartmouth College

Friday January 17, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science Policy Special Presentation
A Town Meeting with {\bf William Rundell}, new Director of the Division of Mathematical Sciences, National Science Foundation.

Friday January 17, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Presentations by Teaching Award Winners
The winners of the Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Awards for Distinguished College or University Teaching give the secrets of their success.
Presenters:
Judith V. Grabiner, Pitzer College
Paul A. Zeitz, University of San Francisco
Ranjan Roy, Beloit College

Friday January 17, 2003, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part B
Optimization of technology in the geometry classroom.
Organizers:
Subhash C. Saxena, Carolina University

Friday January 17, 2003, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part B
Fair enough? Mathematics of equity.
Organizers:
John C. Maceli, Ithaca College
Stanley E. Seltzer, Ithaca College

Friday January 17, 2003, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Rethinking the Courses Below Calculus, II
Organizers:
Mary Robinson, University of New Mexico maryrobn@unm.edu
Sheldon P. Gordon, SUNY at Farmingdale
Florence S. Gordon, New York Institute of Technology
Arlene H. Kleinstein, SUNY at Farmingdale

3:15 p.m.
Forging a National Initiative to Reform the Courses Below Calculus.
Sheldon P Gordon*, SUNY at Farmingdale
(983M1540)

3:40 p.m.
Who are our students? Where do they come from? Where do they go?
Mercedes A. McGowen*, William Rainey Harper College
(983M1556)

4:05 p.m.
Trends in High School Preparation for Calculus and Their Implications for the Transition to College.
Zalman Usiskin*, The University of Chicago
(983M1432)

4:30 p.m.
Traditional College Algebra/Trig versus a Modeling Approach as Preparation for Calculus.
Florence S Gordon*, New York Institute of Technology
(983M1538)

4:55 p.m.
Tracking Students through Algebra, Precalculus and Calculus Courses.
Steven R Dunbar*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(983M1380)

Friday January 17, 2003, 3:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Laptops in the classroom.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Joseph G. Ecker, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
David L. Finn, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Alex J. Heidenberg, U. S. Military Academy
Moderators:
Joseph D. Myers, U. S. Military Academy

Friday January 17, 2003, 3:30 p.m.5:55 p.m.
ASL Contributed Papers

Friday January 17, 2003, 4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics and the Committee on Student Chapters Undergraduate Poster Session, Part 2
Organizers:
Mario U. Martelli, Claremont McKenna College

Friday January 17, 2003, 4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education
Business meeting and invited address by Rina Zazkis.
Organizers:
Anne E. Brown, Indiana University South Bend

Friday January 17, 2003, 4:10 p.m.4:40 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Joshua Greene, University of Chicago and the 2002 prize recipient, will speak on "Kneser's conjecture and its generalizations".

Friday January 17, 2003, 4:15 p.m.6:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, V
Organizers:
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University jonesma@pegasus.montclair.edu
Steven M. Hetzler, Salisbury University
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University at San Bernardino

4:15 p.m.
What do Farey Sequences, Farmer Fred, and Chemistry Have in Common?
Ioana Mihaila*, California State Polytechnic Univ., Pomona
(983Z1727)

4:30 p.m.
The Center of Population Calculation is Flawed.
Edward F Aboufadel*, Grand Valley State University
David Austin, Grand Valley State University
(983Z167)

4:45 p.m.
The Canadians Should Have Won!?
Elyn Rykken*, Muhlenberg College
Maureen Carroll, University of Scranton
Jody Sorensen, Grand Valley State University
(983Z1419)

5:00 p.m.
Clasp Moves and Stick Number.
Adam O'Connor, Claremont Graduate School
Bartlomiej Podlesny, University of California, Riverside
Nerissa Soriano, Cal Poly, Pomona
Rolland Trapp*, Cal State, San Bernardino
Diana Wall, Cal State, San Bernardino
(983Z1474)

5:15 p.m.
Generalized Tennis Ball Problem.
Mahendra Jani*, Willaim Paterson University of NJ
Melkamu Zeleke, Willaim Paterson University of NJ
(983Z11212)

5:30 p.m.
Catalan Numbers In The Fibonacci Sequence.
Mark Bollman*, Albion College
(983Z1150)

5:45 p.m.
Degenerate Parabolas are Sharp.
Bruce O'Neill*, Fairleigh Dickinson University
(983Z1326)

6:00 p.m.
The Complete Classification of the Pythagorean Triples.
Fat C Lam*, Gallaudet University
(983Z1177)

6:15 p.m.
A Theorem Involving Denominators of Bernoulli Numbers.
Peter Schumer*, Middlebury College
Pantelis Damianou, University of Cyprus
(983Z1362)

Friday January 17, 2003, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#14: Part B
Teaching a course in the history of mathematics
Organizers:
V. Frederick Rickey, United States Military Academy
Victor J. Katz, University of District of Columbia

Friday January 17, 2003, 4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
University of Michigan Alumni Reception

Friday January 17, 2003, 4:50 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Mathlet birdsofafeather gathering.
Organizers:
Daniel H. Steinberg, Dim Sum Thinking, Inc.
Panelists:
David A. Smith, Duke University
Eugene A. Klotz, Swathmore College and the Math Forum at Drexel University
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University

Friday January 17, 2003, 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
BIG SIGMAA Reception
Welcome reception for mathematicians in business, industry, and government.
Organizers:
Philip E. Gustafson, Mesa State College

Friday January 17, 2003, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAAUniversity of Arizona Special Presentation
Course in interdisciplinary business mathematics.
Organizers:
Richard B. Thompson, University of Arizona

Friday January 17, 2003, 5:15 p.m.7:15 p.m.
University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Department of Mathematics Reception

Friday January 17, 2003, 5:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
NAM Reception, Banquet, and CoxTalbot Address
The Maryland experience: Building a community of African American graduate students.
Raymond L. Johnson*, University of Maryland
(98301187)

Friday January 17, 2003, 5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
University of WisconsinMadison Department of Mathematics Reception

Friday January 17, 2003, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Mathematical Reviews Reception

Friday January 17, 2003, 6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
SIGMAA for the Philosophy of Mathematics
Business Meeting and Reception

Friday January 17, 2003, 8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
MAA Project NExT Reception
Saturday January 18, 2003

Saturday January 18, 2003, 7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, III
Organizers:
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology cvlsma@rit.edu
Tamara A. Burton, Rochester Institute of Technology tammyburton@aol.com

8:00 a.m.
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Stars: Describing the Limiting Surfaces of Hyperbolic Surfaces Tiled by Quadrilaterals.
Michael A. Burr*, Tufts University
Kathryn Zuhr, Mount Holyoke College
(98351585)

8:30 a.m.
Constructing the Moduli Spaces of Riemann Surfaces with Quadrilateral Tilings.
Kathryn M Zuhr*, Mount Holyoke College
(98354589)

9:00 a.m.
The Modified PicardPade' Approximation Method for Singular Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems.
Todd A Svitzer*, James Madison University
Jeff A Evey, James Madison University
(98365595)

9:30 a.m.
Crack Identification using the Reciprocity Gap Formula  The 2Dimensional Case.
Ronald Ogborne*, SUNY Fredonia
Melissa Vellela, Boston University
(98380718)

10:00 a.m.
On Roots of Generalized Fibonacci Polynomials.
Dan Schwegler*, Alma College
Aklilu Zeleke, Alma College
(98340120)

10:30 a.m.
Irreducible Matrix Solutions for $X^s = 0, Y^t = 0$.
Timothy Daley, Tulane University
Justin Fried*, Brown University
Brigid Mooney, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Michal Pinkham, Skidmore College
David Wiygul, Skidmore College
(98316582)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The History of Mathematics, III
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College jdauben@worldnet.att.net
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University david.zitarelli@temple.edu

8:00 a.m.
How it was to study and to teach mathematics in Cornell at the end of 19th century? (Experience from two historical collections).
Daina Taimina*, Cornell University
(98301617)

8:30 a.m.
The Curious History of the School Protractor.
Amy K AckerbergHastings*, Rockville, MD
(98301318)

9:00 a.m.
\textbf{Giving Direction by Directing a Journal: Thomson, Stokes, Applied Mathematics, and the \textit{Cambridge and Dublin Mathematical Journal} }.
Sloan E Despeaux*, Western Carolina University
(98301566)

9:30 a.m.
Weierstrass's Foundational Shift in Analysis: His Introduction of the $\varepsilon$$\delta$ Method of Defining Continuity and Differentiability.
Michiyo Nakane*, Seijo University and Rikkyo University
(98301613)

10:00 a.m.
On Weierstrass' theory of analytic functions.
Umberto Bottazzini*, University of Palermo, Italy
(98301456)

10:30 a.m.
Fr\'ed\'eric Riesz as a pioneer of functional analysis.
Erwin Kreyszig*, Carleton University
(98301461)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Wavelets, Frames and Operator Theory, III
Organizers:
Christopher Heil, Georgia Institute of Technology heil@math.gatech.edu
Palle Jorgensen, University of Iowa jorgen@math.uiowa.edu
David Larson, Texas A\&M University larson@math.tamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
An analogue of the BratteliJorgensen loop group action for $m$systems in the GMRA setting.
Judith A Packer*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(983461069)

8:30 a.m.
Frames and groups.
Gestur Olafsson*, Louisiana State University
(983431004)

9:00 a.m.
The local trace function of shift invariant subspaces.
Dorin Ervin E Dutkay*, The University of Iowa
(9834374)

9:30 a.m.
Non Uniform Sampling and Reconstruction in Irregular Spaces.
A Aldroubi, Vanderbilt University
Armando Rodado*, Vanderbilt University
(98347795)

10:00 a.m.
A unified theory of reproducing function systems.
Eugenio Hernandez, Universidad Autonoma madrid
Demetrio Labate*, Washington University
Guido Weiss, Washington University
(98342700)

10:30 a.m.
A Family of PiecewiseLinear Plane Maps and Associated Nonlinear Difference Operators of Schr\"{o}dinger Type.
Jeffrey C. Lagarias*, AT&T LabsResearch
Eric Rains, IDACCR
(98358708)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.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 farley@math.vanderbilt.edu
Stefan E. Schmidt, New Mexico State University schmidt@nmsu.edu
Alex J. Pogel, New Mexico State University apogel@psl.nmsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Progress and problems in the equational theory of lattices.
Kirby A. Baker*, Univesity of California, Los Angeles
(983061489)

8:30 a.m.
Some Lattice Theory Results and Problems from Yore(with emphasis on nonstandard methods).
Matt Insall*, University of Missouri  Rolla
(98306947)

9:00 a.m.
Representation of a Lattice Associated to an Implicational Moore Family by the DirectOptimal Implicational System.
Karell Bertet*, University of La Rochelle, France
(98306944)

9:30 a.m.
Dual Preorders As Applied In Concurrent Systems Preliminary Report.
John S Davis II*, IBM
(983061408)

10:00 a.m.
On lattices of convex sets in $\mathbb{R}^n$.
George M. Bergman*, University of California
(98306711)

10:30 a.m.
The Lattice Theory of the Symmetric Group: Is the $h$vector of a distributive lattice the $f$vector of a poset? Enquiring minds want to know.
Jonathan David Farley*, Vanderbilt University
(983061486)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on C*Extensions and Classifications of C*Algebras, II
Organizers:
Shuang Zhang, University of Cincinnati zhangs@math.uc.edu
Huaxin Lin, University of Oregon

8:00 a.m.
Diagonals of traceclass operators.
William B. Arveson*, UC Berkeley
(983471449)

8:30 a.m.
Extensions of quasidiagonal C*algebras.
Marius Dadarlat*, Purdue University
Nate Brown, Pennsylvania State University
(98346640)

9:00 a.m.
Operators observing Jordan structures of C*algebras.
NgaiChing Wong*, National Sun Yatsen University
(98346812)

9:30 a.m.
The structure of higher dimensional noncommutative toruses.
N.\ Phillips*, University of Oregon
(983461259)

10:00 a.m.
Which LinearFractional Composition Operators are Essentially Normal?
Sivaram K Narayan*, Central Michigan University
(9834796)

10:30 a.m.
On real operator algebras and real operator spaces.
ZhongJin Ruan*, University of Illinois
(983461070)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations, II
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu

8:00 a.m.
Modelling the transmission dynamics of HIV.
James A Yorke*, University of Maryland
(983371291)

8:30 a.m.
Generalized Henon equations with delay.
Judy A Kennedy*, University of Delaware
James A Yorke, University of Maryland
(98337878)

9:00 a.m.
Learning About Reality From Observation.
William Raymond Ott*, University of Maryland
James A. Yorke, University of Maryland
(983371227)

9:30 a.m.
Global modeling from time series: difference equations versus differential equations, a possible equivalence.
C Letellier*, University of Rouen
T Menard, University of Rouen
Aziz Alaoui, University du Havre
L A Aguirre, Universidade federal de minas gerais
Saber N Elaydi, Trinity University
(983391123)

10:00 a.m.
Chaos controlling in economic models described by nonlinear difference equations.
Malgorzata Guzowska*, University of Szczecin
(98339588)

10:30 a.m.
The effect of step size on stability when discretizing.
Joan Hoffacker*, University of Georgia
Tom Gard, University of Georgia
(98334235)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, III
Organizers:
Kristine Baxter Bauer, Johns Hopkins University
J. Michael Boardman, Johns Hopkins University
Nitu Kitchloo, Johns Hopkins University
JeanPierre Meyer, Johns Hopkins University
Jack Morava, Johns Hopkins University
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University wsw@math.jhu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Homotopical decompositions for algebraic varieties.
Daniel K Dugger*, University of Oregon
(983551264)

8:30 a.m.
On TAQ and THH of commutative $S$algebras.
Randy McCarthy, University of Illinois, Urbana
Vahagn Minasian*, University of Illinois, Urbana
(983551118)

9:00 a.m.
Toward KKtheory using Quillen model structures.
Michael Joachim, Universitaet Muenster
Mark W. Johnson*, Penn State Altoona
(983551060)

9:30 a.m.
Associahedra and Products of Simplices.
Satyan L Devadoss*, Williams College
(98355997)

10:00 a.m.
Permutahedral Sets.
Samson Saneblidze, A. Razmadze Mathematical Institute
Ronald Umble*, Millersville University of PA
(98355974)

10:30 a.m.
Algebraic Goodwillie Calculus and the Lower Central Series.
Andrew MauerOats*, Purdue University
(98355757)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology Based on Knots, III
Organizers:
Mark E. Kidwell, U.S. Naval Academy mek@usna.edu
Jozef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu
Yongwu Rong, The George Washington University rong@gwu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Link Homotopy Invariant Racks (Preliminary Report).
James R Hughes*, Elizabethtown College
(98357364)

8:30 a.m.
Coloring twistspin knots by dynamical extensions of quandles.
J Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
(983571181)

9:00 a.m.
Braids, quandle extensions, and cocycle knot invariants.
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
(98357876)

9:30 a.m.
Orderability of knot groups.
Dale Rolfsen*, University of British Columbia
Bernard Perron, Universite de Bourgogne
(983551464)

10:00 a.m.
Virtual Knot Theory.
Louis Hirsch Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(983571135)

10:30 a.m.
Virtual links and involutions.
Daniel S. Silver, University of South Alabama
Susan G. Williams*, University of South Alabama
(983571437)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Modular Forms, Elliptic Curves, and Related Topics, III
Organizers:
Cristina M. Ballantine, College of the Holy Cross cballant@holycross.edu
Sharon M. Frechette, College of the Holy Cross sfrechet@holycross.edu
Holly J. Rosson, St. Mary's College of Maryland holly.rosson@trinity.edu

8:00 a.m.
Supercongruences Between Truncated $_2F_1$ Hypergeometric Functions and Their Gaussian Analogs.
Eric T Mortenson*, University of WisconsinMadison
(983111312)

8:30 a.m.
Bounds on Polynomial Exponential Sums.
Todd Cochrane, Kansas State University
Christopher Pinner, Kansas State University
Jason Rosenhouse*, Kansas State University
(983111191)

9:00 a.m.
Extensions of elliptic curves over number fields.
Matthew Papanikolas*, Brown University
Niranjan Ramachandran, University of Maryland
(98311593)

9:30 a.m.
Computing the Arithmetic Genus of Hilbert Modular Fourfolds.
Helen G. Grundman*, Bryn Mawr College
Lisa E. Lippincott, Bryn Mawr College
(983111049)

10:00 a.m.
Average Frobenius distributions for elliptic curves with non trivial rational torsion subgroups.
Kevin L James*, Clemson University
(983111358)

10:30 a.m.
Generalized Lipschitz Summation.
Paul C. Pasles*, Villanova University
Wladimir de Azevedo Pribitkin, Haverford College
(98311123)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, III

8:00 a.m.
Random Systems of Distinct Representatives.
Zachary Cohn*, University of Chicago
(983051418)

8:15 a.m.
Multirestricted numbers.
Ji Young Choi*, Shippensburg University
(983051451)

8:30 a.m.
Directed Covering With Block size 5 and both v and lambda Odd.
Ahmed M. Assaf, Central Michigan University
Hasan A. AlHalees*, Saginaw Valley State University
(983051456)

8:45 a.m.
The Longest Common Subsequence Problem.
Jonah D Blasiak*, Princeton University
(983051484)

9:00 a.m.
"The Structure of 2Factors in Line Graphs".
Ronald J. Gould, Emory University
Emily A. Hynds*, Samford University
(983051245)

9:15 a.m.
Retracts of Cartesian products of ($\mathbf{2k+1}$)angulated graphs and the Circular Chromatic Number.
Zhongyuan Che*, Wesleyan University
Karen L. Collins, Wesleyan University
(98305968)

9:30 a.m.
Domination Analysis of Maximum Weight kClique Heuristics.
Gareth L Bendall*, University of Kentucky
(98305733)

9:45 a.m.
Image partition regularity over the integers, rationals, and reals.
Neil Hindman*, Howard University
Dona Strauss, University of Hull
(98305726)

10:00 a.m.
The splitter theorems for cubic graphs.
Guoli Ding, Louisiana State University
Jinko Kanno*, Louisiana State University
(98305611)

10:15 a.m.
Probabilities involving sums and intersections of finite vector subspaces.
Grady D. Bullington*, University of WisconsinOshkosh
(98305340)

10:30 a.m.
The restricted arcwidth of a graph.
David Arthur*, Duke University
(98305253)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Best Statistics Projects/Activities, II
Organizers:
Carolyn K. Cuff, Westminster College ccuff@westminster.edu
Mary M. Sullivan, Rhode Island College

8:00 a.m.
Using a student project to investigate binomial distributions.
Murray H Siegel*, Sam Houston State University
(983L145)

8:15 a.m.
A Delicious Data Approach to Teaching Probability.
Carol E Marchetti*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(983L1317)

8:30 a.m.
Group Projects in Elementary Statistics.
Frances B. Lichtman*, Alma College
(983L1552)

8:45 a.m.
The Students VotedTop 3 Statistics Activities in Probability/Statistics for Elementary Math Teachers.
Kathleen A Miller*, California State University, Long Beach
(983L1598)

9:00 a.m.
Statistical Activities for a Math ADEPT course: Improving Middle School Teachers Statistical Reasoning.
Barbara A Wainwright*, Salisbury University
(983L1266)

9:15 a.m.
A Class Generated Survey that Enhances Student Learning of Study Design.
Deborah Lurie*, Saint Joseph's University
(983L1272)

9:30 a.m.
Service Learning In Statistics.
Gina F Reed*, Gainesville College
(983L1468)

9:45 a.m.
A SemesterLong Survey Project: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Attitudes.
Ginger Holmes Rowell*, Middle Tennessee State University
Diane G. Perhac, Middle Tennessee State University
(983L1494)

10:00 a.m.
Subjective Issues of Survey Items.
Mary M Sullivan*, Rhode Island College
(983L1443)

10:15 a.m.
Examining Data Collection and Criteria Selection in Introductory Statistics.
Jeffrey Clark*, Elon University
(983L1239)

10:30 a.m.
Generating Data Sets With One Value Exceeding Three Standard Deviations.
Michael J. Boss\'e*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
N. R. Nandakumar, Delaware State University
(983L1136)

10:45 a.m.
Taking Advantage of Institutional Research Data.
Thomas J Pfaff*, Ithaca College
(983L1192)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA Session on Rethinking the Courses Below Calculus, III
Organizers:
Mary Robinson, University of New Mexico maryrobn@unm.edu
Sheldon P. Gordon, SUNY at Farmingdale
Florence S. Gordon, New York Institute of Technology
Arlene H. Kleinstein, SUNY at Farmingale

8:00 a.m.
Program for Improving Success in the Sciences, Engineering, and Mathematics PRISEM.
Claudia M Rankins*, Hampton University
Lillie S. Calloway, Hampton University
(983M1338)

8:15 a.m.
Precalculus: Life without Lectures.
Lisa Lister*, Bloomsburg University
John B. Polhill, Bloomsburg University
(983M1320)

8:30 a.m.
Removing Math from the Core Curriculum.
Eric S Marland*, Appalachian State University
(983M1143)

8:45 a.m.
Pedagogy in Courses Below Calculus at West Point.
Darryl Langford*, United States Military Academy
Darrall Henderson, United States Military Academy
(983M1506)

9:00 a.m.
Successes of a Program in Working with Students Moving from High School to College Level Mathematics.
Antonio Acevedo, Academic Achievement Programs, University of Maryland, College Park
Wayne M. Eby*, Academic Achievement Programs, University of Maryland, College Park
(983M1447)

9:15 a.m.
College Algebra: A Unified Approach.
Revathi Narasimhan*, Kean University
(983M1331)

9:30 a.m.
Skills vs. Concepts.
Richard D. West*, Francis Marion University
(983M1497)

9:45 a.m.
Do Computer Algebra Systems Have a Place in Mathematics Courses Below Calculus?
Thomas B Fox*, University of HoustonClear Lake
(983M1433)

10:00 a.m.
Elementary Mathematical Models  An entry level mathematics course for the five minute university.
Dan Kalman*, American University
(983M1421)

10:15 a.m.
From Zero to Hero Five Years Later: A Report on the Transformation of Intermediate Algebra into College Algebra at an Urban Community College.
Fred Peskoff*, Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
Dale Siegel, Kingsborough Community College/CUNY
(983M1537)

10:30 a.m.
The Wireless Laptop In The General Mathematics And College Algebra Classrooms.
Sarah L Mabrouk*, Framingham State College
(983M1584)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, II
Organizers:
James F. Cottrill, Illinois State University jfcottr@math.ilstu.edu
Anne E. Brown, Indiana University South Bend

8:00 a.m.
Qualitative Research with "Mathematics for the Liberal Arts" Students.
Bruce N. Wahl*, Northern Virginia Community College
(983K1304)

8:20 a.m.
A Learning Theory Study of the Effect of Arithmetic Skills, Logical Reasoning Skills, Learning and Study Strategies, and Gender, on Course Success for Students at the FirstYear College Level.
Joyce Faye Fischer*, Southwest Texas State University
(983K1234)

8:40 a.m.
NCTMoriented versus Traditional Problemsolving Skills.
Carmen Marie Latterell*, University of Minnesota Duluth
(983K1827)

9:00 a.m.
Structural and Functional Issues of Generativity for Theoretical Perspectives in Mathematics Education Research.
Michael Chad Furnish Oehrtman*, Arizona State University
(983K1557)

9:20 a.m.
Precalculus students' difficulties with mathematical notation: An example.
Draga Vidakovic*, Georgia State University
(983K1627)

9:40 a.m.
A Mathematician is Surprised by a Mathematics Educator: Student (Mis)use of Mathematical Definitions.
Barbara S Edwards, Oregon State University
Michael Ward*, Western Oregon University
(983K1520)

10:00 a.m.
The instructor's role in shaping students' approaches to understanding advanced mathematical concepts.
Keith Weber*, Murray State University
(983K1511)

10:20 a.m.
Do students perceive, rather than conceive, mathematical objects, thereby limiting their abilities to employ isometries in geometric proof?
Karen Graham, University of New Hampshire
Neil Portnoy*, California State University, Chico
Todd Grundmeier, University of New Hampshire
(983K1400)

10:40 a.m.
What Are Students And An Instructor Thinking About When They Describe Mathematics Classes?
Arthur J Clemons, Ashland, OR
Paosheng Hsu*, Columbia Falls, ME
Richard D West*, Francis Marion University
(983K1413)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, VI
Organizers:
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University jonesma@pegasus.montclair.edu
Steven M. Hetzler, Salisbury University
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University at San Bernardino

8:00 a.m.
New Ways of Looking at Old Things: One Case That Combines Mathematics and American History Through a Primary Source of Information.
James W. Mauch*, Penn State University
Elizabeth K. Mauch, Bloomsburg University
(983Z1807)

8:15 a.m.
Robert Adrain (1776 1843) America's Forgotten Mathematician.
Pat Touhey*, College Misericordia
(983Z1472)

8:30 a.m.
Epistemological anlysis of problems in historical development of infinitesimal Calculus.
L\'igia Arantes Sad*, Universidade Federal do Esp\'irito Santo  UFESo
(983Z1529)

8:45 a.m.
Mathematics in the Islamic Era.
Mohammad Moazzam*, Salisbury University
(983Z1465)

9:00 a.m.
Linear Algebra for Circus Workers, Painters, and Printers.
Fusun Akman*, Coastal Carolina University
(983Z1201)

9:15 a.m.
Existence of Solutions and Global Stability of a Rational Difference Equation $ x_{n+1} = \displaystyle{\frac{a x_{n1} + bx_{n} } {cx_{n1 } + dx_{n} }} x_{n} \ \ \ n = 0,1,2, \ldots $.
Lynn Carole McGrath*, University of San Diego
Christopher Teixeira, Rhode Island College
(983Z11110)

9:30 a.m.
B\'{e}zier Cubics.
Kent M. Neuerburg*, Southeastern Louisiana University
(983Z11364)

10:00 a.m.
Quasigoingup Rings.
Andrew J. Hetzel*, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(983Z1401)

10:15 a.m.
Pluralism: a new way to introduce logic.
Eric Schechter*, Vanderbilt University
(983Z1302)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:20 a.m.4:10 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:
Catherine A. Roberts, The College of the Holy Cross
Jodie D. Novak, University of Northern Colorado

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Mathematics Education

8:30 a.m.
Almost periodic neutral stochastic functional differential equations with abstract Volterra operators.
Zephyrinus C. Okonkwo*, Albany State University
(983341370)

8:45 a.m.
Publication patterns in the different areas of mathematics.
Jerrold W. Grossman*, Oakland University
(98301723)

9:00 a.m.
A Grading Dilemma.
Tracey B McGrail*, Marist College
Robert W McGrail, Bard College
(983001406)

9:15 a.m.
Undergraduate Research Projects.
Cheryl Olsen*, Shippensburg University
Lenny Jones, Shippensburg University
(983971447)

9:30 a.m.
Break

9:45 a.m.
On the transition from high school mathematics to unversity mathematics.
Richard O. Hill*, Michigan State University
Thomas Parker, Michigan State University
(983971251)

10:00 a.m.
Thinking Outside the box: Classroom Strategies to Keep Students Interested.
Michael J Johnson*, United States Military Academy
(98397550)

10:15 a.m.
A Model for Introducing Lab Projects into Precalculus.
Jerry G Morris*, Sonoma State University
(98397810)

10:30 a.m.
In Search of Common Ground for Mathematicians and Mathematics Educators: Separating the NCTM Standards from Constructivism.
Sybilla Beckmann*, University of Georgia
(98397259)

10:45 a.m.
Calculus Machina: A Computer Algebra System for Teaching and Learning Calculus.
Douglas A Quinney*, University of Keele, UK
(9839707)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Presentations by Recent Women Ph.D.s, I

8:30 a.m.
Modeling the Impact of HIV Infection on TB.
LihIng Wu Roeger*, Texas Tech University

9:00 a.m.
Ellipsoidal Tight Frames.
Keri A. Kornelson*, Texas A\&M University

9:30 a.m.
Uniformly Concentric Bilinski Diagrams.
Jennifer A. Bruce*, Maryville College

10:00 a.m.
Bicircular Matroids.
Nancy Ann Neudauer*, Pacific University

Saturday January 18, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
Successfully recruiting mathematics majors.
Moderators:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona
Panelists:
John C. Mayer, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ronald Miech, University of California Los Angeles
Lisa M. Traynor, Bryn Mawr College

Saturday January 18, 2003, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
The Ubiquity of Elliptic Curves.
Joseph H. Silverman*, Brown University
(983A010)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Hindman's theorem, ultrafilters, and reverse mathematics.
Jeff L. Hirst*, Appalachian State University

Saturday January 18, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part B
Turning a nonscience or developmental course into a capstone mathematical experience.
Organizers:
James T. Sandefur, Georgetown University
Rosalie A. Dance, University of the Virgin Islands

Saturday January 18, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part B
Real fun exploring basic mathematics.
Organizers:
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University San Bernardino
Robert G. Stein, California State University San Bernardino

Saturday January 18, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
Visual linear algebra.
Organizers:
Eugene A. Herman, Grinnell College
Michael D. Pepe, Seattle Community College
Eric P. Schulz, Walla Walla Community College

Saturday January 18, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Assessment of Student Learning: Models and Methodology, II
Organizers:
Jay A. Malmstrom, Oklahoma City Community College malmstrm@qns.com
Linda Martin, AlbuquerqueTVI
Mercedes A. McGowen, William Rainey Harper College

9:00 a.m.
Documenting Mathematical Growth.
Mercedes A. McGowen*, William Rainey Harper College
(983N1555)

9:20 a.m.
Assessing Introductory Courses in Mathematics.
AbdelNaser J AlHasan*, Mount Mary College
(983N1359)

9:40 a.m.
Assessing Geometric Understanding Through Dynamic Visualization.
Ferdinand D Rivera*, San Jose State University
Barbara Pence, San Jose State University
(983N11040)

10:00 a.m.
Developmental Mathematics Assessment: Issues on Alignment with Accreditation Requirements, Fostering Administrative Support, and Compliance with Quantitative Literacy Requirements.
Jacqueline Brannon Giles*, HCC Central College
Cheryl Peters, HCC Central College
(983N1560)

10:20 a.m.
Analytic and Holistic Rubrics: How to Make them Work for You.
Catherine M. Miller*, University of Northern Iowa
(983N1350)

10:40 a.m.
Placement Testing: Is it a Good Idea?
Carmen M Latterell*, University of Minnesota Duluth
(983N119)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Committee for Curriculum Reform Across the First Two Years and the MAA Task Force on the First CollegeLevel Mathematics Course Panel Discussion
Rethinking the courses below calculus.
Organizers:
Sheldon P. Gordon, SUNY at Farmingdale
Panelists:
Nancy Baxter Hastings, Dickinson College
Susan L. Ganter, Clemson University
Mercedes A. McGowen, William Rainey Harper College

Saturday January 18, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
The intersection of the life sciences, mathematical sciences, and computer science: Implications for the undergraduate curriculum.
Organizers:
Elizabeth J. Teles, NSF
Lee L. Zia, NSF

Saturday January 18, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion
The challenge of AfricanAmerican women in mathematics.
Moderators:
Sylvia T. Bozeman, Spelman College
Panelists:
Jacqueline B. GilesGiron, Houston Community College System
Dawn A. Lott, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Ulrica Parker, Emory University

Saturday January 18, 2003, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Employment Center

Saturday January 18, 2003, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Math on the Web, IV

9:30 a.m.
Overview of MathML Markup.
Bob Mathews*, Design Science

10:30 a.m.
Creating interactive Web pages with MathML.
Robert Miner*, Design Science

Saturday January 18, 2003, 9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales

Saturday January 18, 2003, 10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
NAM Business Meeting

Saturday January 18, 2003, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Is teaching about mathematics the same as teaching mathematics?
Paul J. Sally, Jr.*, University of Chicago
(983A009)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Set theoretical aspects of the Fubini theorem and separate continuity.
Krzysztof Ciesielski*, West Virginia University

Saturday January 18, 2003, 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Women Graduate Students Poster Session

10:30 a.m.
Modularity of Nonarithmetic Curves, a Hilbert Modular Surface for $\mathbb Q(\sqrt 5)$ and the Soccer ball.
Andrea Moreira Bell*, Oregon State University

10:30 a.m.
A P,QAnalogue of the Classical Hit Numbers.
Karen S. Briggs*, University of California, San Diego

10:30 a.m.
Convection in a Thermosyphon: Bifurcation and Stability Analysis.
Elizabeth Burroughs*, University of New Mexico

10:30 a.m.
Detection of Virtual Knot Diagrams.
H. A. Dye*, University of Illinois at Chicago

10:30 a.m.
Chromatic Numbers of Hypergraphs and the Bohr Topology.
Berit Nilsen Givens*, University of Wisconsin, Madison

10:30 a.m.
The symplectic geometry of the Gel'fandCetlin basis for representations of the symplectic group.
Megumi Harada*, University of California, Berkeley

10:30 a.m.
The Rees Algebra of a Conormal Module.
Jooyoun Hong*, Rutgers University

10:30 a.m.
Some Splitter theorems.
Jinko Kanno*, Louisiana State University

10:30 a.m.
Cross and Join Surfaces in Surface Bundles Over the Circle.
Elizabeth Klodginski*, University of Michigan

10:30 a.m.
Colorability and 3string Tangles.
Junalyn NavarraMadsen*, University of Texas at Dallas

10:30 a.m.
Class Groups of Global Function Fields.
Allison M. Pacelli*, Brown University

10:30 a.m.
Multiparameter Isospectral Deformations on SU(n).
Emily Proctor*, Dartmouth College

10:30 a.m.
A Cellular Automaton Inverse Problem.
Billie Rinaldi*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

10:30 a.m.
Hilbert's Tenth Problem.
Kirsten Eisentr\"ager*, University of California, Berkeley

10:30 a.m.
The Skorokhod Problem and Heavy Traffic Limit Theorems.
Aubin R.K. Whitley*, University of California, San Diego

Saturday January 18, 2003, 11:10 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting

Saturday January 18, 2003, 11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
Gorenstein injective, projective, and flat modules.
Overtoun M. G. Jenda*, Auburn University
(98320206)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, IV
Organizers:
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology cvlsma@rit.edu
Tamara A. Burton, Rochester Institute of Technology tammyburton@aol.com

1:00 p.m.
On the existence of selfconjugate $t$core partitions.
John A Baldwin, Harvard University
Abraham B Kunin*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lawrence Sze,
(98311153)

1:30 p.m.
Asymptotic density in combined number systems.
Karen Yeats*, University of Waterloo
(9831159)

2:00 p.m.
A Crack at the Frobenius Problem.
Mete Atamel*, Gettysburg College
(98311666)

2:30 p.m.
Generalization of Erdos's Sumfree Sets problem.
Nicolae Laza*, Gettysburg College
(983111304)

3:00 p.m.
$Schur$$Stability$ in $2 \times 2$ and $ 3 \times 3$ Matrices.
Vishal Gupta, Yale University
Christine Prizeman, Manhattan College
Coral Wheeler*, University of Akron
(98315105)

3:30 p.m.
Efficient Eigenspace Projections with Compression.
Ruben Arenas, Harvey Mudd College
Nathaniel Eldredge*, Harvey Mudd College
Michael E. Orrison, Harvey Mudd College
(983151424)

4:00 p.m.
Matrices with Elliptical Numerical Ranges.
Ethan S. Brown*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ilya M. Spitkovsky, College of William and Mary
(98315601)

4:30 p.m.
Lower bounds for minimal triangulations of $n$cubes.
Adam Bliss*, Harvey Mudd College
Francis Edward Su, Harvey Mudd College
(98352600)

5:00 p.m.
On Quadratic Witt Groups of Polynomial Rings.
Christopher P Porter*, Gonzaga University
Christina Maher, University of Notre Dame
Paul Gibson, University of Notre Dame
(983081293)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Wavelets, Frames and Operator Theory, IV
Organizers:
Christopher Heil, Georgia Institute of Technology heil@math.gatech.edu
Palle Jorgensen, University of Iowa jorgen@math.uiowa.edu
David Larson, Texas A\&M University larson@math.tamu.edu

1:00 p.m.
An iterative algorithm for illposed inverse problems where the object has a sparse wavelet expansion.
Ingrid Daubechies*, Princeton University
Michel Defrise, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Christine De Mol, Universite Libre de Bruxelles
(98341749)

1:30 p.m.
Local reconstruction from averages.
David F Walnut*, George Mason University
(983411163)

2:00 p.m.
Wavelets on $p$adic fields and related groups.
John J Benedetto, University of Maryland
Robert L Benedetto*, Amherst College
(98343676)

2:30 p.m.
Varying the Lattice of Gabor Frames.
Hans G. Feichtinger, University of Vienna, Austria
Norbert Kaiblinger*, University of Vienna, Austria
(98342849)

3:00 p.m.
Approximation of linear operators by Gabor multipliers.
Hans G. Feichtinger*, Univ. Vienna, NuHAG
(98342798)

3:30 p.m.
Bilinear pseudodifferential operators on modulation spaces.
Arpad Benyi, University of Massachusetts
Kasso A. Okoudjou*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(98347603)

4:00 p.m.
Localization of Frames.
Karlheinz U. Groechenig*, University of Connecticut
(98346624)

4:30 p.m.
Measure Function and Redundancy of WeylHeisenberg Multiframes and Superframes.
Radu Balan*, Siemens Corporate Research
Zeph Landau, MSRI
(98340745)

5:00 p.m.
Densities of Frames.
R. Balan, Siemens Corporate Research
P. Casazza, University of Missouri
C. Heil, Georgia Tech
Z. Landau*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
(983461286)

5:30 p.m.
Existence and Construction of Finite Frames with a given frame operator.
Peter G. Casazza*, University of Missouri  Columbia
Manuel Leon, University of Missouri  Columbia
(98343469)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.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 farley@math.vanderbilt.edu
Stefan E. Schmidt, New Mexico State University schmidt@nmsu.edu
Alex J. Pogel, New Mexico State University apogel@psl.nmsu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Lattices in Conceptual Data Systems.
Tim Benjamin Kaiser*, PSL / Darmstadt University of Technology
(983061272)

1:30 p.m.
Extensions of Lattices and Cover Functions.
Asamoah Nkwanta*, Morgan State University
Boniface Eke, Morgan State University
(9830675)

2:00 p.m.
Topological properties of active orders for matroid bases.
Bruce E Sagan*, Michigan State University
Rieuwert J Blok, Michigan State University
(9830650)

2:30 p.m.
Topological properties of active orders for matroid bases (II).
Rieuwert J Blok*, Michigan State University
Bruce E Sagan, Michigan State University
(98306190)

3:00 p.m.
Concordant sets and matchings in finite lattices.
Joseph P. S. Kung*, University of North Texas
(98306604)

3:30 p.m.
Equivalent characterizations of lattice supersolvability and their extensions.
Peter McNamara*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hugh Thomas, Fields Institute
(98306297)

4:00 p.m.
An operad of matroids.
Andreas R Blass*, University of Michigan
(983051342)

4:30 p.m.
Results on NonUnit Free Triangle Orders.
Barry A Balof*, Dartmouth College
Kenneth P. Bogart, Dartmouth College
(98306175)

5:00 p.m.
Counting the number of bottlenecks in a poset.
Gary P Gordon*, Lafayette College
(983061197)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on C*Extensions and Classifications of C*Algebras, III
Organizers:
Shuang Zhang, University of Cincinnati zhangs@math.uc.edu
Huaxin Lin, University of Oregon

1:00 p.m.
Analytic and geometric properties of discrete groups.
Jerome Kaminker*, IUPUI
(983461378)

1:30 p.m.
Traces, ideals and arithmetic means.
Victor Kaftal*, University of Cincinnati
Gary Weiss, University of Cincinnati
(98346835)

2:00 p.m.
Spans and sums of unitary and similarity orbits of a single operator.
Kenneth R Davidson*, University of Waterloo
Laurent W. Marcoux, University of Waterloo
(983471357)

2:30 p.m.
Frame Theory and Hilbert C*Modules.
David Royal Larson*, Texas A&M University
(98347622)

3:00 p.m.
A class of nuclear $C^*$algebras associated with continuous graphs.
Takeshi Katsura*, University of Oregon
(98346645)

3:30 p.m.
On the homotopy type of the unitary group and the Grassmann space of purely infinite simple C*algebras.
Shuang Zhang*, University of Cincinnati
(983191038)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations, III
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu

1:00 p.m.
A Problem in Time Scales.
Allan C Peterson*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(983391207)

1:30 p.m.
Existence of Three Positive PseudoSymmetric Solutions for a OneDimensional Discrete PLaplacian.
Richard Avery, Dakota State University
Johnny Henderson*, Baylor University
(9833936)

2:00 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of exponential functions on time scales.
Sigrun Bodine*, University of Puget Sound
D. A. Lutz, San Diego State University
(98339185)

2:30 p.m.
On the Asymptotics of the Rational Difference Equation of Third Order.
S Kalabusic, University of Rhode Island
M. R. S. Kulenovic*, University of Rhode Island
Carol B Overdeep, University of Rhode Island
(98339158)

3:00 p.m.
Periodic Coefficients Applied to Various Second Order Rational Difference Equations.
Carol B Overdeep*, University Of Rhode Island
M. R. S Kulenovic, University of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
(98337149)

3:30 p.m.
On the Global Character of the Difference Equation $y_{n+1} = \frac{ \alpha +\gamma y_{n(2k+1)}+\delta y_{n2l} }{ A + y_{n2l} }$.
E. A. Grove, University of Rhode Island
G. Ladas, University of Rhode Island
M. Predescu*, University of Rhode Island
M. Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology
(98339290)

4:00 p.m.
On $\displaystyle{x_{n+1}=\max\left\{\frac{A_{n}^{(0)}} {x_{n}} \,, \frac{A_{n}^{(1)}}{x_{n1}} \,, \ldots \,, \frac{A_{n}^{(k)}}{x_{nk}}\right\}}$ with Periodic Parameters.
Candace Marie Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Michael A. Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology
(98337621)

4:30 p.m.
Oscillation of second order linear and halflinear difference equations with a forcing term.
O. Do\v sl\'y, Masaryk University
John R. Graef*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
J. Jaro\v s, Comenius University
(9833969)

5:00 p.m.
Category Theory, Symbolic Dynamics, and Chaos.
Ralph L Wojtowicz*, University of Dallas
(98337267)

5:30 p.m.
Symplectic Geometry of Pr\"{u}fer Transformations.
Michael K Kinyon*, Indiana University South Bend
Calvin D Ahlbrandt, University of Missouri
(983391169)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, IV
Organizers:
Kristine Baxter Bauer, Johns Hopkins University
J. Michael Boardman, Johns Hopkins University
Nitu Kitchloo, Johns Hopkins University
JeanPierre Meyer, Johns Hopkins University
Jack Morava, Johns Hopkins University
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University wsw@math.jhu.edu

1:00 p.m.
The LubinTate spectrum $E_n$ as a continuous $G_n$spectrum and its homotopy fixed point spectra.
Daniel G. Davis*, Northwestern University
(98355113)

1:30 p.m.
$K(s)^*(EG \times_G X^n)$ for finite abelian groups $G$.
Mark A. Pearson*, Northwestern University
(98355133)

2:00 p.m.
On the MahowaldSadofsky conjecture.
Paul L Shick*, John Carroll University
(98355764)

2:30 p.m.
Polynomial functors of spectra split after periodic localization.
Nicholas J Kuhn*, University of Virginia
(98355863)

3:00 p.m.
Global structure theorems for unstable algebras over the Steenrod algebra.
David J Pengelley*, New Mexico State University
(9835597)

3:30 p.m.
Double $Q$rings and homology operations on $E_\infty$ rig spaces. This is joint work with Andr\'e Joyal.
Terrence P Bisson*, Canisius College
Andr\'e Joyal, UQAM
(98355922)

4:00 p.m.
Orthogonal calculus, spaces of embeddings and the FultonMcPherson compactification.
Gregory Arone*, University of Virginia
(983551420)

4:30 p.m.
Tangent 4fields with finite singularities.
Duane Randall*, Loyola University New Orleans
(983551385)

5:00 p.m.
On the holomorph of a discrete group.
Maria S. Voloshina*, University of Rochester
(983551039)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology Based on Knots, IV
Organizers:
Mark E. Kidwell, U.S. Naval Academy mek@usna.edu
Jozef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu
Yongwu Rong, The George Washington University rong@gwu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Perturbative Topological Quantum Field Theory.
Thomas Kerler*, The Ohio State University
(983571494)

1:30 p.m.
MTheory and 3Dimensional Topology.
Stavros Garoufalidis*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(98355263)

2:00 p.m.
ReshetikhinTuraev Invariants from quantum double construction of operator algebra.
Marta Asaeda*, University of Maryland
(983811365)

2:30 p.m.
The Burau and Gassner representations for tangles.
Theodore Stanford*, New Mexico State University
(983571440)

3:00 p.m.
Quantum Invariants of Knots.
Charles D Frohman*, The University of Iowa
Joanna M KaniaBartoszynska, Boise State University
(983571215)

3:30 p.m.
The effect of mutation on link concordance, 3manifolds, and the Milnor invariants.
Jae Choon Cha*, Indiana University
(983571429)

4:00 p.m.
A filtration of the knot concordance group and CassonGordon invariants.
Taehee Kim*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(983571327)

4:30 p.m.
Bordism Invariants of the Mapping Class Group.
Aaron Heap*, Rice University
(983551278)

5:00 p.m.
The module of 2chord diagrams for knots in the solid torus.
Khaled Tawfiq Bataineh*, New Mexico State University
(983571323)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part B
Symmetry for all.
Organizers:
George Baloglou, SUNY Oswego

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#16: Part B
Cwatsets: A research experience for undergraduates.
Organizers:
Gary J. Sherman, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part B
Using and adapting online materials.
Organizers:
David A. Smith, Duke University
Lang Moore, Duke University
Douglas E. Ensley, Shippensburg University
Franklin A. Wattenberg, U.S. Military Academy

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.6:25 p.m.
MAA Session on Courses and Projects Addressing the Shortage of K12 Teachers
Organizers:
Harel Barzilai, Salisbury University hxbarzilai@salisbury.edu
Maria G. Fung, Western Oregon University
Jay M. Jahangiri, Kent State University

1:00 p.m.
Addressing K12 Teachers and Raising Math Standards: What Can We Learn From The Singapore Success Story?
Om P. Ahuja*, Kent State University
(983U1144)

1:15 p.m.
Enhancing the Mathematical Core: Activities that Show Future Teachers the Value and Relevance of the Math Courses in their Major.
Matt Boelkins*, Grand Valley State University
Clark Wells, Grand Valley State University
(983U1437)

1:30 p.m.
Western Oregon University's Successful Teacher Preparation Program.
Laurie Burton, Western Oregon University
Maria G. Fung*, Western Oregon University
(983U1470)

1:45 p.m.
Increasing Mathematics Preparation for Elementary and Middle School Teachers.
Robert E Buck*, Slippery Rock University
(983U1279)

2:00 p.m.
The Contextual, The Mathematical And The Physical How's And Why's Of Arithmetic's Situations: Forcing Future Elementary School Teachers To Understand 'Their' Mathematics.
Dvora Peretz*, Michigan State University
(983U192)

2:15 p.m.
A sequence of mathematics courses designed for teachers.
Patricia Baggett*, New Mexico State University
Andrzej Ehrenfeucht, University of Colorado
(983U1369)

2:30 p.m.
Improving Elementary Level Mathematics Teaching: A World of Opportunity.
Gail Kaplan*, UMBC and Key School
(983U1378)

2:45 p.m.
Number Theory from a Multicultural and Historical Perspective: A Math ADEPT Course.
Homer W. Austin*, Salisbury University
(983U1256)

3:00 p.m.
Connecting Middle School and College Mathematics in Missouri.
Asma Harcharras*, University of Missouri
Dorina Mitrea, University of Missouri
(983U1434)

3:15 p.m.
Conceptual Algebra for Teachers: Integrating Algebra into a New Graduate Program for Middle School Teachers.
Harel Barzilai*, Salisbury University
(983U1261)

3:30 p.m.
Why Teach Discrete Mathematics to K8 Teachers?
Valerie A. DeBellis*, East Carolina University
Joseph G. Rosenstein, Rutgers University
(983U1387)

3:45 p.m.
A Collaborative Approach to Mathematics Professional Development for Teachers.
Ben Ford*, Sonoma State University
Edith Prentice Mendez, Sonoma State University
(983U1307)

4:00 p.m.
Math Teachers without Math: Responses to the Crisis.
Joseph R Fiedler*, CSU Bakersfield
(983U130)

4:15 p.m.
Connecting Middle School and College Mathematics.
Ira J Papick*, University of Missouri
(983U1178)

4:30 p.m.
Addressing the Shortage of Qualified Middle School Mathematics Teachers.
Joy Moore*, University of Cincinnati
(983U1273)

4:45 p.m.
A graduate certificate program in secondary mathematics education.
M. Elizabeth Mayfield*, Hood College
Kira H. Hamman, Hood College
Kimberly K. Tysdal, Hood College
(983U1209)

5:00 p.m.
Design, Implementation, and Results of Professional Development for Early Career Middle and High School Algebra Teachers.
A. Susan Gay*, University of Kansas
(983U1412)

5:15 p.m.
ContentBased Induction Programs for New Teachers.
Joseph G. Rosenstein*, Rutgers University
Valerie A. DeBellis, East Carolina University
(983U1384)

5:30 p.m.
Enriching Middle School Mathematics.
Pallavi Jayawant*, University of Arizona
Maria K. Robinson, University of Arizona
(983U1348)

5:45 p.m.
Growing Professional Development: A Case Study.
Barbara Pence*, Dept. of Math, San Jose State Univ.
(983U1332)

6:00 p.m.
Making Mathematics Teacher Preparation a Priority at a Comprehensive University.
David C. Carothers*, James Madison University
Judith B. Kidd, James Madison University
W. Jeanne Fitzgerald, James Madison University
J. Robert Hanson, James Madison University
(983U1501)

6:15 p.m.
NGMK12: Integrating Mathematicians and K12 Educators.
Jennifer "Filly" Fillingim*, University of Mississippi
John O'Haver, University of Mississippi
(983U147)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Creative Visualization Labs
Organizers:
Sarah J. Greenwald, Appalachian State University sjg@math.appstate.edu
Catherine A. Gorini, Maharishi University of Management
Mary L. Platt, Salem State College

1:00 p.m.
Computer Activities for College Geometry.
William E. Fenton*, Bellarmine University
Barbara E. Reynolds, Cardinal Stritch University
(983V1471)

1:20 p.m.
Walking, Folding, and Computing to Visualize Geometric Concepts.
James Morrow*, Mount Holyoke College
(983V11164)

1:40 p.m.
Application Based Scripting and Construction for Secondary Education Majors using Geometer's Sketchpad.
David R Burns*, Western Connecticut State University
(983V1444)

2:00 p.m.
A Laboratory Component for Geometry.
Marsha J Davis*, Eastern Connecticut State University
(983V1535)

2:20 p.m.
Teaching to See Like a Mathematician.
Walter J. Whiteley*, York University
(983V1839)

2:40 p.m.
Making the Transition from Euclidean to NonEuclidean Geometry Through Exploration.
Don Spickler*, Salisbury University
(983V1324)

3:00 p.m.
Extrinsic and Intrinsic Visualizations.
David W. Henderson*, Cornell University
(983511072)

3:20 p.m.
Spherical Sketchpad: A dynamic java program modeling spherical geometry.
David Austin, Grand Valley State University
William C. Dickinson*, Grand Valley State University
(983V1740)

3:40 p.m.
Spherical Geometry Project for Elementary Education Students.
Jeff Johannes*, SUNY Geneseo
(983V11234)

4:00 p.m.
Geometry of the Earth and Universe Labs: From the Classroom to Current Research.
Sarah J Greenwald*, Appalachian State University
(983V1817)

4:20 p.m.
Paper Models of Surfaces with Curvature.
Howard Iseri*, Mansfield University
(983V1224)

4:40 p.m.
Using An Acrylic Saddle Surface in Teaching Geometry.
J. Charles Jacobson*, Elmira College
(983V1229)

5:00 p.m.
The PascGalois Project: Visualization Projects for Abstract Algebra.
Michael J. Bardzell, Salisbury University
Kathleen M. Shannon*, Salisbury University
Cynthia J. Woodburn, Pittsburg State University
(983V1203)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.6:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Linking Mathematics with Other Disciplines
Organizers:
Stephanie A. Fitchett, Honors College, Florida Atlantic University sfitchet@fau.edu
Blake Mellor, Honors College, Florida Atlantic University
Gavin P. LaRose, University of Michigan

1:00 p.m.
The Connections Curriculum at Western New England College.
Marilyn K Pelosi*, Western New England College
John Willemain, Western New England College
(983W1391)

1:15 p.m.
Mathematics Across the Curriculum in Washington State.
Deann A Leoni*, Edmonds Community College
Rebecca Todd Hartzler, Edmonds Community College
(983W1225)

1:30 p.m.
Integrated Precalculus and Calculus that Connects with Engineering and Science and Does Some Proofs.
Bernd S. W. Schroeder*, Louisiana Tech University
(983W1662)

1:45 p.m.
Cryptology: A Bridge to Mathematics.
Chris Christensen*, Northern Kentucky University
(983W1160)

2:00 p.m.
Analysis of Traffic Flows at an Automobile Intersection using MATLAB.
Alexander Stanoyevitch*, University of Guam
(983W1186)

2:15 p.m.
Using differentials to bridge the vector calculus gap.
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
Corinne A. Manogue, Oregon State University
(983W1330)

2:30 p.m.
Kevin Bacon and a Senior Class.
Patti Frazer Lock*, St. Lawrence University
Aleksandra Portnova, St. Lawrence University
(983W1532)

2:45 p.m.
Math in the City: Teacher Professional Development Through Black Historic Sites.
Irene Duranczyk*, University of Minnesota
Barbara Leapard, Eastern Michigan University
Elaine Richards, Eastern Michigan University
Joanne Caniglia, Eastern Michigan University
(983W1182)

3:00 p.m.
Mathematics for Health Sciences: A Model For Interdepartmental Collaboration Resulting in Student Success.
Fred Peskoff*, Borough of Manhattan Community College/CU NY
(983W1536)

3:15 p.m.
The Haves and the Havenots: Using Gini's Index of Inequality.
Karen J Schroeder*, Bentley College
David H Carhart, Bentley College
(983W163)

3:30 p.m.
Using Projects to Link Mathematics, Statistics, Business, Economics & Other Disciplines in a Firstyear Course.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi*, Indiana University South Bend
Paul Kochanowski, Indiana University South Bend
(983W1104)

3:45 p.m.
Risky Business: Connecting Mathematics with Business and Economics.
Ronald J Harshbarger*, U. of South Carolina Beaufort
Lisa S. Yocco, Georgia Southern Univ
(983W172)

4:00 p.m.
Beekeeping Economics: Uniting Beekeeping, Business and Mathematics for High School Students at the Native American Summer Institute.
Stan T Yoshinobu*, Cal State Dominguez Hills
(983W1292)

4:15 p.m.
A Computational Science Approach for Integrating Mathematics into other Disciplines.
Ignatios E Vakalis*, Capital University
(983W1167)

4:30 p.m.
Computational Science as a Motivation for Learning Mathematics.
Holly Hirst*, Appalachian State University
(983W1339)

4:45 p.m.
Mathematics Experiences Through Digital Signals.
Mohamed Allali*, Chapman University
(983W1349)

5:00 p.m.
Meteorology and Mathematics: A Course Pairing at Clarion University.
Stephen I. Gendler*, Clarion University
Anthony J. Vega, Clarion University
(983W124)

5:15 p.m.
Teaching Quantitative Skills in a Geoscience Context.
Janet Andersen*, Hope College
Cathy Manduca, Carleton College
Heather Macdonald, College of William and Mary
(983W1410)

5:30 p.m.
Math Projects for Biology and Geoscience Majors Who Don't Like Math.
Steven D. Leonhardi*, Winona State University
(983W1452)

5:45 p.m.
Applying Mathematics and Technology to Geoscience Problems: Mapping and the ThreePoint Problem.
Vince Schielack*, Texas A&M University
(983W1518)

6:00 p.m.
Use of Linear Algebra in developing VolatileOrganicCompounds Finger Print of Urban Air: Research with Undergraduate Students.
Umesh P Nagarkatte*, Medgar Evers College, The City University of New York
Wilbert Hope, Medgar Evers College, The City University of New York
(983W11247)

6:15 p.m.
Using Critical Thinking to Link Mathematics and Writing Instruction.
Ron Taylor*, Berry College
Alvin H.F. Smith, Berry College
(983W11452)

6:30 p.m.
An Engineering Project in the Math Classroom: Desalination.
Ethan Berkove*, Lafayette College
(983W11493)

6:45 p.m.
Teaching mathematics courses in engineering colleges.
Wieslaw Marszalek*, DeVry College of Technology
(983W11399)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science
Organizers:
John M. Sullivan, UIUC jms@math.uiuc.edu
Douglas E. Norton, Villanova Univesity
Reza Sarhangi, Towson University

1:00 p.m.
Optimal Geometry as Art.
John M Sullivan*, Univ. Illinois
(983X1811)

1:15 p.m.
Mathematics in Origami.
Thomas C. Hull*, Merrimack College/University of Cincinnati
(983X1260)

1:30 p.m.
Quilting the Dihedral Group.
Amy F. Szczepanski*, Monmouth University
(983X1265)

1:45 p.m.
Mathscapes.
Anne M. Burns*, Long Island University
(983X1289)

2:10 p.m.
Artistic Mathematics at Timothy Elementary School.
Sybilla Beckmann*, University of Georgia
Mary Lazzari, Timothy Elementary School
(983X1226)

2:25 p.m.
Activities and ComputerGenerated Student Masterpieces from a Course Entitled the Mathematics of Artistic Design.
B. Lynn Bodner*, Monmouth University
(983X1306)

2:40 p.m.
Mathematics in Art and Architecture: A General Education Course.
Helmer Aslaksen*, Dept. of Mathematics, National University of Singapore
(983X1450)

2:55 p.m.
Curve Stitching: Linking Linear and Quadratic Functions.
Trisha Bergthold*, San Jose State University
(983X11404)

3:20 p.m.
A Visual Approach to Mathematics Education: Collaboration for Creating a Textbook Derived from the Interdisciplinary "BRIDGES" Conference Series.
Reza Sarhangi*, Towson University
(983X1886)

3:35 p.m.
Paintings, Plane Tilings, and Proofs.
Roger B. Nelsen*, Lewis & Clark College
(983X131)

3:50 p.m.
How To Correctly View A Flatland Painting.
Mark D Schlatter*, Centenary College of Louisiana
(983X1283)

4:05 p.m.
A Mathematical View of the Four Sacred Mountains of the Navajos.
Vernon Willie*, San Juan College
(983X1124)

4:20 p.m.
Break

4:30 p.m.
Portraits of the Earth: Mathematical Aspects of Cartography.
Timothy G Feeman*, Villanova University
(983X1312)

4:45 p.m.
Mathematics as Tool and Inspiration in Music.
Alexandra Kurepa*, North Carolina A&T State University
Rodney A. Waschka, North Carolina State Univeristy
(983X1426)

5:00 p.m.
Fractal Patterns in Poetry and Mathematics.
Marcia Birken*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Anne C. Coon, Rochester Institute of Technology
(983X1173)

5:15 p.m.
Mathematical Connections in Philosophy and Theology: A Brief Tour.
Douglas E. Norton*, Villanova University
(983X11301)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.5:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Computation Mathematics in Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
Organizers:
Richard J. Marchand, SUNY Fredonia marchand@cs.fredonia.edu
Elias Deeba, University of HoustonDowntown
Timothy J. McDevitt, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, VA

1:00 p.m.
Lagrange Polynomials for Data Driven Mathematics Investigations.
Michael J. Boss\'e*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(983Y1138)

1:20 p.m.
Effective and efficient numerical techniques for the calculation of the quantity of calcium species during calcium sparks in heart muscle.
Dawn Alisha Lott*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Joshua R. Berlin, University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ
Miao Li, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(983Y1824)

1:40 p.m.
Error Estimates for Approximate Solutions of the Systems of Differential Equations and an Application to the 2level Atom in the External Electromagnetic Field.
Gro Hovhannisyan*, Gannon University, Erie,PA
Scott Glasgo, Brigham Young University
Michael L. M.L. TerMikaelyan, Institute for Physical Research, Ashtarak, Armenia
(983Y11032)

2:00 p.m.
Shear pleasure.
Radoslav M. Dimitric*, Texas A\&M University
(983Y1596)

2:20 p.m.
The Immersed Interface Method for Elasticity Problems with Interfaces.
Xingzhou Yang*, North Carolina State University
Zhilin Li, North Carolina State University
Bo Li, University of Maryland
(983Y1357)

2:40 p.m.
Graphs which are Laplacian Integral.
Jason J. Molitierno*, Sacred Heart University
Michael Neumann, University of Connecticut
Stephen J Kirkland, University of Regina
Shaun Fallat, University of Regina
(983Y1371)

3:00 p.m.
On falling down a hole through the Earth.
Andrew J. Simoson*, King College
(983Y1889)

3:20 p.m.
Visualizations in Fractional Calculus.
Joseph D. Myers*, US Military Academy
Michael J. Jaye, US Military Academy
Mark S. Gorak, US Military Academy
(983Y1455)

3:40 p.m.
Using Inertial Measurements to Estimate Rocket Trajectories.
Richard J. Marchand*, SUNY College at Fredonia
(983Y11297)

4:00 p.m.
The QR Method for Finding Eigenvalues.
Thomas W. Polaski*, Winthrop University
(983Y1894)

4:20 p.m.
Getting More Out of Classical ODE Problems.
Kathleen Pineau*, \'{E}cole de technologie sup\'{e}rieure
(983Y1269)

4:40 p.m.
Graphical Illustration of Numerical Methods for ODE.
Laurene V. Fausett*, Georgia Southern University
(983Y1440)

5:00 p.m.
Investigating A PredatorPrey Model With a HandHeld Computer Algebra System.
Mary Ann Connors*, Westfield State College
(983Y11050)

5:20 p.m.
Student Misconceptions in Using Euler's Method in Solving ODEs.
William P. Fox*, Francis Marion University
(983Y1242)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Interactive Discussion
Forging relationships between professional organizations to improve mathematics learning from kindergarten through graduate school.
Organizers:
Johnny W. Lott, NCTM and University of Montana
James M. Rubillo, NCTM

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics Open Discussion
First collegelevel mathematics courses.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Mercedes A. McGowen, William Harper Rainy College
Sheldon P. Gordon, SUNY at Farmingdale

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
AMW Workshop: Panel Discussion
Shaping a career in mathematics.
Moderators:
Jodie D. Novak, University of Northern Colorado
Panelists:
Alessandra O. P. Chiareli, 3M Company
Mai Gehrke, New Mexico State University
Chawne M. Kimber, Lafayette College
Jennifer McGreevy, U.S. Department of Defense
Margaret M. Robinson, Mount Holyoke College

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:20 p.m.2:10 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Lower bounds in arithmetic complexity.
Lou P. van den Dries*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign

Saturday January 18, 2003, 1:30 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The History of Mathematics, IV
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College jdauben@worldnet.att.net
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University david.zitarelli@temple.edu

1:30 p.m.
T.H. Gronwall, Consulting Mathematician in America, 19121932.
Alan D Gluchoff*, Villanova University
(98301268)

2:00 p.m.
Irene Stegun, the Handbook of Mathematical Functions and the Lingering Mathematical Influence of the Great Depression.
David Alan Grier*, George Washington University
(9830166)

2:30 p.m.
Americans in Paris: The Interwar Years.
Della D. Fenster*, University of Richmond
(98301615)

3:00 p.m.
Put Notre Dame on the Mathematical Map: Karl Menger 19371946.
Louise A. Golland*, Moraine Valley College
(9830195)

3:30 p.m.
Paul C. Rosenbloom: How one versatile mathematician grappled with mathematics education in mid20th century America.
David Lindsay Roberts*, Laurel, Maryland
(98301602)

Saturday January 18, 2003, 2:25 p.m.3:15 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Automorphisms of the c.e. weak truthtable degrees.
Timothy H. McNicholl*, University of Dallas

Saturday January 18, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AWM Workshop: Presentations by Recent Women Ph.D.s, II

2:30 p.m.
Prime Ideals of Multiparameter Quantized Coordinate Rings.
Karen L. Horton*, North Dakota State University

3:00 p.m.
The space of graded traces for holomorphic vertex operator algebras with central charge 24.
Katherine L. Hurley*, University of South Carolina

3:30 p.m.
Complexity of Computations in Commutative Algebra.
Amelia Taylor*, Rutgers University

4:00 p.m.
Construction of a 3/4ideal tetrahedron out of ideal tetrahedra.
Yana Mohanty*, University of California, San Diego

Saturday January 18, 2003, 2:45 p.m.4:05 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Panel Discussion
The state of statistics education.
Organizers:
Mary M. Sullivan, Rhode Island College
Moderators:
Thomas L. Moore, Grinnell College
Panelists:
Gail F. Burrill, MSEB
Allan J. Rossman, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Joan B. Garfield, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Saturday January 18, 2003, 2:45 p.m.4:05 p.m.
SUMMA Special Presentation
Organizers:
William A. Hawkins, Jr., MAA and the University of the District of Columbia

Saturday January 18, 2003, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.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

Saturday January 18, 2003, 3:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Proper forcing revisited.
Andrzej Roslanowski*, University of Nebraska at Omaha and University of Northern Iowa

Saturday January 18, 2003, 4:15 p.m.6:15 p.m.
MAA Informal Session on Actuarial Education
Organizers:
Krzysztof M. Ostaszewski, Illinois State University

Saturday January 18, 2003, 7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Reception and Banquet
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