Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Day
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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
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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