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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
Thursday January 16, 2003

Thursday January 16, 2003, 7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
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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
MAA Online
Inquiries: meet@ams.org