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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
Wednesday January 15, 2003

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wednesday January 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Classroom Demonstrations and Course Projects that Make a Difference, I
Organizers:
David R. Hill, Temple University hill@math.temple.edu
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College
Lila F. Roberts, Georgia Southern University

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10:30 a.m.
Discussion.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3:45 p.m.
Break

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3:15 p.m.
Break.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

4:15 p.m.
Break.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3:25 p.m.
Break

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3:55 p.m.
Break

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2:15 p.m.
Awards Ceremony

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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