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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Phoenix, AZ, January 710, 2004
Meeting #993
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
Monday January 5, 2004

Monday January 5, 2004, 8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Trends in Optimization
Organizers:
Serkan Hosten, San Francisco State University
Jon Lee, IBM, T. J. Watson Research Center
Rekha Thomas, University of Washington

8:00 a.m.
Registration (Hyatt Regency Ballroom Foyer).

10:45 a.m.
Graphs and combinatorial optimization.
Gerard Cornuejols*, Carnegie Mellon University

2:00 p.m.
Polyhedral methods in discrete optimization.
Alper Atamturk*, University of California at Berkeley

3:45 p.m.
Integerprogramming duality.
JeanBernard Lasserre*, LAASCNRS

Monday January 5, 2004, 8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Short Course on the History of Mathematical Technologies: Exploring the Material Culture of Mathematics
Organizers:
Amy ShellGellasch, SIAMGermany
Glenn Van Brummelen, Bennington College

8:00 a.m.
Registration (Hyatt Regency Ballroom Foyer).

9:15 a.m.
Instruments of the ancient astronomers: Mathematics and history.
Lennart Berggren*, Simon Fraser University
James Evans*, University of Puget Sound

12:30 p.m.
Hands on demonstration of models.

2:30 p.m.
What linkages have to do with mathematics.
Ed Sandifer*, Western Connecticut State University

3:45 p.m.
Hands on demonstration of models.
Tuesday January 6, 2004

Tuesday January 6, 2004, 8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Board of Governors

Tuesday January 6, 2004, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Trends in Optimization
Organizers:
Serkan Hosten, San Francisco State University
Jon Lee, IBM, T. J. Watson Research Center
Rekha Thomas, University of Washington

9:00 a.m.
Nonlinear and semidefinite programming.
Steve Wright*, University of Wisconsin

10:45 a.m.
Approximation algorithms.
David Shmoys*, Cornell University

2:00 p.m.
Lattice basis reduction in optimization.
Karen Aardal*, Georgia Institute of Technology

3:45 p.m.
Algebraic methods in optimization.
Bernd Sturmfels*, University of California at Berkeley

Tuesday January 6, 2004, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Short Course on the History of Mathematical Technologies: Exploring the Material Culture of Mathematics
Organizers:
Amy ShellGellasch, SIAMGermany
Glenn Van Brummelen, Bennington College

9:00 a.m.
What linkages have to do with mathematics.
Daina Tainima*, Cornell University

10:15 a.m.
Hands on demonstration with models.

11:00 a.m.
Early computing devices.
David Weil*, Computer Museum of America

12:30 p.m.
Hands on demonstration with models.

2:30 p.m.
Mathematical instruments at the fairs.
Peggy Aldrich Kidwell*, National Museum of American History

4:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion/Question and Answer period.

4:45 p.m.
Closing statements.

Tuesday January 6, 2004, 1:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Council

Tuesday January 6, 2004, 3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Wednesday January 7, 2004

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 7:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Employment Center

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 7:40 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Uses of the WWW that Enrich and Promote Learning, I
Organizers:
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University mbessma@ju.edu
Marcia P. Birken, Rochester Institute of Technology
Mary L. Platt, Salem State College
Brian E. Smith, McGill University

7:40 a.m.
Appropriate Use of Web Materials in Math Classes.
Ping Wang*, Penn State University
Michael Gallis, Penn State University
(993C1297)

8:00 a.m.
Student Use of and Benefit From an Online Preparation Website For a Qualifying Exams.
Jeff A Suzuki*, Bard College
(993C1256)

8:20 a.m.
Webbased Graphing Tutorial.
Evelyn C Bailey, Oxford College of Emory University
Fang Chen*, Oxford College of Emory University
(993C1556)

8:40 a.m.
Loading the Bases: Teaching a Statistics Course With the WWW, the Smart Board, and Baseball.
Michael R Huber*, United States Military Academy
Gabriel Costa, United States Military Academy
(993C1222)

9:00 a.m.
Online Interactive Workshops: Communications Software and MathDL Resources.
Lawrence C. Moore*, Duke University
David A. Smith, Durham, NC
Frank Wattenberg, US Military Academy
(993C1159)

9:20 a.m.
Using the World Wide Web to Disseminate Focused, Compressed Video Tutorials.
Brian H. Felkel*, Appalachian State University
Richard E. Klima, Appalachian State University
William C. Bauldry, Appalachian State University
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University
Mary Beth Searcy, Appalachian State University
(993C1180)

9:40 a.m.
Webbased exploration of discrete mathematics concepts.
Doug Ensley*, Shippensburg University
Carolyn Dahl, Shippensburg University
(993C1166)

10:00 a.m.
Improving Calculus and Linear Algebra Pedagogy using Multiple Web Based Computer Tools.
Thomas R. Hagedorn*, The College of New Jersey
Karen Clark, The College of New Jersey
(993C1580)

10:20 a.m.
A webbased tool for creating practice calculus exams.
Mark R. Woodard*, Furman University
(993C1298)

10:40 a.m.
Using \em{JavaSketchpad} to Create Interactive Geometry Webpages.
Catherine A. Gorini*, Maharishi University of Management
(993C1349)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara
Bonnie Saunders, University of Illinois at Chicago

8:00 a.m.
An overview of strategies for utilizing CUPM Guide 2004, and a closer look at two.
Harriet Pollatsek*, Mount Holyoke College
(993971356)

8:30 a.m.
Using the Illustrative Resources, I.
David M Bressoud*, Macalester College
(993971299)

9:00 a.m.
Using the Illustrative Resources, II.
William E Haver*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(993971316)

9:30 a.m.
Making Mathematics Intellectually Enlivening.
Michael Starbird*, The University of Texas at Austin
(993971396)

10:00 a.m.
Panel Discussion on Improving Undergraduate Mathematics Programs: Utilizing the CUPM Curriculum Guide 2004.
William Barker*, Bowdoin College
David Bressoud, Macalester College
William Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University
Harriet Pollatsek, Mt. Holyoke College
Michael Starbird, University of Texas at Austin
(993971653)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Infinite Combinatorics and Inner Model Theory, I
Organizers:
Matthew D. Foreman, University of California Irvine mforeman@math.uci.edu
Martin Zeman, University of California Irvine

8:00 a.m.
The Proper Forcing Axiom implies all gammes in L(R) are determined.
John R Steel*, University of California, Berkeley
(993031282)

9:00 a.m.
Forcing, combinatorics and inner models.
William J. Mitchell*, University of Florida
(993031698)

9:30 a.m.
The Canonical Function Game.
Paul B. Larson*, Miami University
(993031040)

10:00 a.m.
Almost isometric embeddings of metric spaces in the set theoretic lense.
Menachem Kojman*, Ben Gurion Unviersitry of the Negev
(993031107)

10:30 a.m.
More on nontame mice from CH and an $\omega_1$dense ideal on $\omega_1$.
Richard O Ketchersid*, University of North Texas
(993031431)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Celestial Mechanics, I
Organizers:
Samuel R. Kaplan, University of North Carolina at Asheville
Gareth E. Roberts, College of the Holy Cross groberts@radius.holycross.edu

8:00 a.m.
Bifurcations out of the eight.
Richard Montgomery*, University of California Santa CRuz
(99370764)

9:00 a.m.
Connecting orbits and invariant manifolds in the spatial threebody problem.
Shane D. Ross*, Caltech
(993371680)

9:30 a.m.
Rethinking central configurations.
Donald G. Saari*, University of California, Irvine
(993701493)

10:00 a.m.
Some Counterexamples to a Generalized Saari's Conjecture.
Gareth E Roberts*, College of the Holy Cross
(993701586)

10:30 a.m.
Characterization of Instabilities in the Tidal Deformation of a Planetary Body.
Sarah E. Frey*, University of Arizona
(993741144)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Natural Resource Modeling, I
Organizers:
Catherine A. Roberts, College of the Holy Cross croberts@holycross.edu
Suzanne M. Lenhart, University of Tennessee

8:00 a.m.
Chaos in ecosystem dynamics: the role of the strong Allee effect.
Andrew Y Morozov*, University of California, Riverside
Sergei V Petrovskii, Russian Academy of Sciences
BaiLian Li, University of California, Riverside
(99335896)

8:30 a.m.
Competition in TwoDimensional Heterogeneous Environments.
Daniel L Kern*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Aurelia Minut, Rochester Institute of Technology
(993351248)

9:00 a.m.
Spatial Control of Harvesting on a Metapopulation Model.
Rene A. Salinas*, University of Tennessee
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Louis J. Gross, University of Tennessee
(99392696)

9:30 a.m.
Risk Averse Approaches to Resource Exploration Modeling.
Ben G Fitzpatrick*, Loyola Marymount University
(993911095)

10:00 a.m.
Optimal Harvesting of a Fish Population modeling by a Parabolic PDE.
Hem Raj Joshi*, Xavier University
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Mike G. Neubert, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
(99349915)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations, I
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Jim M. Cushing, University of Arizona
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
James A. Yorke, University of Maryland, College Park

8:30 a.m.
Multiple Attractors in AgeStructured Population Models.
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University
(99392308)

9:00 a.m.
Equilibrium and nonequilibrium attractors for a discrete, selectionmigration model.
James F Selgrade*, North Carolina State University
James H Roberds, USDA Forest Service
(993921326)

9:30 a.m.
Some new oscillation results for a class of a neutral difference equations.
S. Elizabeth, Peryiar University
John R. Graef*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
P. Sundaram, Kandaswami Kandar's College
E. Thandapani, Peryiar University
(99339625)

10:00 a.m.
Anatomy of a chaotic attractor: subtle modelpredicted patterns revealed in biological population data.
Aaron A. King*, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee
R. F. Costantino, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona
S. M. Henson, Andrews University
J. M. Cushing, University of Arizona
R. A. Desharnais, California State University, Los Angeles
Brian Dennis, University of Idaho
(99392611)

10:30 a.m.
Difference equations from discretization of continuous epidemic models with immigration of infectives.
Sophia R.J. Jang*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University
(99339527)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Time Scales and Applications, I
Organizers:
Martin J. Bohner, University of Missouri at Rolla
Billur Kaymakcalan, Georgia Southern University
Allan C. Peterson, University of Nebraska apeterso@math.unl.edu

8:00 a.m.
Boundedness and uniqueness of solutions to dynamic equations on time scales.
Allan C. Peterson*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Chris C. Tisdell, The University of New South Wales
(99339191)

8:30 a.m.
Evenorder delta nabla boundary value problems.
Douglas R. Anderson*, Concordia College
(99334105)

9:00 a.m.
From Wound Healing to the West Nile Virus: Time Scale Applications.
Diana M Thomas*, Montclair State University
(993371042)

9:30 a.m.
Maximum principles for a family of nonlocal boundary value problems.
Paul W Eloe*, University of Dayton
(99334951)

10:00 a.m.
High Gain Adaptive Stabilization for Linear Dynamic Systems on Time Scales.
John M Davis*, Baylor University
(993931376)

10:30 a.m.
Stability for Time Varying Linear Dynamic Systems on Time Scales.
Jeffrey J. DaCunha*, Baylor University
(993391277)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Theory and Applications of Orthogonal Polynomials, I
Organizers:
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of South Florida ismail@math.usf.edu
Barry Simon, California Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Tridiagonal pairs and finite dimensional $U_q({\widehat {sl}}_2)$modules.
Paul M Terwilliger*, University of WisconsinMadison
Tatsuro Ito, Kanazawa University
(993331538)

9:00 a.m.
Three qHermite polynomials.
Dennis W Stanton*, University of Minnesota
(993331378)

10:00 a.m.
Generating functions for moments of orthogonal polynomials.
Ira M. Gessel*, Brandeis University
Jiang Zeng, University of Lyon, I
(99333902)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Dynamics and Ergodic Theory, I
Organizers:
Alica Miller, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign amiller@math.uiuc.edu
Joseph Rosenblatt, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

8:00 a.m.
Some recent links of topological transformation groups with geometric functional analysis and Ramsey theory.
Vladimir Pestov*, University of Ottawa
(99337601)

9:00 a.m.
Polynomial Averages Converge to the Product of Integrals.
Nikos Frantzikinakis*, Penn State University
Bryna Kra, Penn State University
(993371031)

9:30 a.m.
Almost everywhere convergence of series in Ergodic Theory.
Ciprian Demeter*, University of Illinois
(993371333)

10:00 a.m.
Proximality, regional proximality, and a combination.
Joseph Auslander*, University of Maryland
(99337842)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Many Lives of Lattice Theory and the Theory of Ordered Sets, with Connections to Combinatorics, I
Organizers:
Jonathan D. Farley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Stefan E. Schmidt, New Mexico State University schmidt@nmsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Tamari lattices in types $A$, $B$, and $D$.
Hugh R. Thomas*, Fields Institute
(993061446)

8:30 a.m.
Free Triangle Orders, Comparability Invariants, and Graph Theoretic Questions.
Barry A Balof*, Whitman College
Kenneth P. Bogart, Dartmouth College
(993061028)

9:00 a.m.
The Perkins semigroup has coNPcomplete termequivalence problem.
Steven W Seif*, University of Kentucky
(993061353)

9:30 a.m.
Branch Products.
David K Milovich*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(993061690)

10:00 a.m.
Geometry of Data Tables.
Tim B. Kaiser, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
Stefan E. Schmidt*, Phoenix Mathematical Systems Modeling, Inc.
(993061350)

10:30 a.m.
Finding Lattices in Responses to Public Opinion Surveys: Theory, Method, and Examples.
James A Wiley*, San Francisco State University
(993061395)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Coding and DesignTheoretic Applications of Polynomials, I
Organizers:
Donald D. Mills, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale dmills@math.siu.edu
Patrick S. Mitchell, Midwestern State University
Kent M. Neuerburg, Southeastern Louisiana University

8:00 a.m.
Irreducible Polynomials Over $GF(2)$ Which Divide No Trinomials.
Solomon W. Golomb*, University of Southern California
(993121018)

9:00 a.m.
The Covering Radius of BCH Codes  a Polynomial Method.
Ralf Franken*, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Stephen D Cohen, University of Glasgow, Scotland
(99312133)

9:30 a.m.
Value sets of polynomials and permutation polynomials over finite fields.
Pinaki Das*, Penn State Altoona
(99311575)

10:00 a.m.
Mutual Irreducibility of Certain Polynomials over Finite Fields.
Daniel Panario*, Carleton University
Michael Dewar, Carleton University
(993121139)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometry and Combinatorics, I
Organizers:
Michael J. Falk, Northern Arizona University
EvaMaria Feichtner, ETH Zurich feichtne@math.ethz.ch
Dmitry N. Kozlov, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

8:00 a.m.
Lower bounds in enumerative real algebraic geometry from signimbalanced posets.
Frank Sottile*, University of Massachusettts/ MSRI
Evgenia Soprunova, University of Massachusetts
(993141402)

8:30 a.m.
From nice ideals to nice initial complexes.
Aldo Conca, University of Genoa
Serkan Hosten*, San Francisco State University
Rekha R. Thomas, University of Washington
(993131540)

9:00 a.m.
The Combinatorics of Rigid Molecules: the Molecular Conjecture and Protein Rigidity.
Walter J. Whiteley*, York University
(99352691)

9:30 a.m.
Quotients of spheres by tori.
Edward Swartz*, Cornell University
(993571229)

10:00 a.m.
A Discrete Homotopy Theory for Graphs: New Results.
Shelly Smith*, Arizona State University
(99305124)

10:30 a.m.
Tropical Convexity.
Mike Develin, American Institute of Mathematics
Bernd Sturmfels*, University of California at Berkeley
(99305261)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Conformal Geometry, I
Organizers:
Jie Qing, University of California Santa Cruz qing@cats.ucsc.edu
Yu Yuan, University of Washington, Seattle

8:30 a.m.
Combinatorial curvature flow methods and PDE.
David A Glickenstein*, University of Arizona
(993511364)

9:00 a.m.
Existence of Solutions of Dirichlet problems of the Prescribed Mean Curvature Equation on Unbounded Domains.
Zhiren Jin*, Wichita State University
(99335836)

9:30 a.m.
The decomposition of Riemannian invariants that are conformally invariant under integration.
Spyros Alexakis*, Princeton University
(993511070)

10:00 a.m.
Bernstein type results for special Lagrangian equations.
Yu Yuan*, University of Washington
(993581676)

10:30 a.m.
Singularities in Conformal Geometry: from PDE to Topology.
Maria del Mar Gonzalez*, Princeton University
(993531033)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations

8:00 a.m.
On asymptotic representation of solutions of the fourth Painlev\'{e} equation.
Youmin Lu, Bloomsburg University
Zhoude Shao*, Millersville University
(99334134)

8:15 a.m.
Solutions to Polynomial System of Differential Equations.
David C. Carothers*, James Madison University
G. Edgar Parker, James Madison University
James S. Sochacki, James Madison University
Debra A. Warne, James Madison University
Paul G. Warne, James Madison University
(99334913)

8:30 a.m.
An Explicit APriori Error Bound for the Taylor Polynomial Approximation to the Solution of Ordinary Differential Equations.
Dave C Carothers, James Madison University
G Edgar Parker, James Madison University
James S Sochacki, James Madison University
Debra A Warne, James Madison University
Paul G Warne*, James Madison University
(99334677)

8:45 a.m.
An Existence Theorem for Hamiltonian Systems Derived from Optimal Controls.
Lianwen Wang*, Central Missouri State University
(99334637)

9:00 a.m.
Hybrid Combat models.
Seenith Sivasundaram*, EmbryRiddle
(99334912)

9:15 a.m.
Break.

9:30 a.m.
On the Solvability for Parabolic Equations in Anisotropic Spaces.
Mart\'in Lopez Morales*, Monterrey Institute of Technology
(99335880)

9:45 a.m.
Best approximation of a ${\gamma}$monogenic function in certain Sobolev spaces.
Dejenie A Lakew*, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
(99335100)

10:00 a.m.
Spectral properties of the polyharmonic operator with a limitperiodic potential in two dimensions.
Yulia Karpeshina, University of Alabama at Birmingham
YoungRan Lee*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(993351578)

10:15 a.m.
Taylor Series Solution of LaneEmden Type Equations.
Asai Asaithambi*, Saint Louis University
(99365129)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Real and Complex Analysis

8:00 a.m.
Functions having intermediate value property.
K Muthuvel*, UWOshkosh
(993261362)

8:15 a.m.
Conditions Which Imply Continuity.
Zbigniew Piotrowski, Youngstown State University
Robert W Vallin*, Slippery Rock University
(99326550)

8:30 a.m.
Haar Functions and Sampling Expansions.
Nasser Dastrange*, Buena Vista University
(99326954)

8:45 a.m.
Opial type inequalities involving fractional derivatives of two functions and applications.
George A Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
(9932639)

9:00 a.m.
A Dini Condition.
J Namazi*, Fairleigh Dickinson University
(9932874)

9:15 a.m.
Applying Concentration Theory to Composition Operators.
Brian P Kelly*, U. of Louisiana at Monroe
(9933095)

9:30 a.m.
Some Generalizations involving the Polar Derivative for an Inequality of Paul Tur\'an.
G. N. McTume*, Ferris State University
N. K. Govil, Auburn University
(99330623)

9:45 a.m.
The best possible quadratic refinement of Sendov's conjecture.
Michael J Miller*, Le Moyne College
(99330522)

10:00 a.m.
An area and length condition that holds at almost every boundary point of a Jordan domain having a quasiconformal boundary.
John T Marafino*, James Madison University
(99330536)

10:15 a.m.
The generalized Noor integral operator and a class of analytic functions.
Yi Ling*, Delaware State University
Fengshan Liu, Delaware State University
(99330640)

10:30 a.m.
Constructions of Multiplicative Periodic Functions on $C\backslash{0}$.
Ioana Mihaila*, Cal Poly Pomona
(993301271)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Algebra, I

8:15 a.m.
The role of valuation theory in algebraic geometry: local uniformization theorems.
Laura Ghezzi*, University of MissouriColumbia
(99313306)

8:30 a.m.
Some computational work on bounding multiplicities.
Christopher A. Francisco*, Cornell University
(99313671)

8:45 a.m.
Finite representation type and directsum cancellation.
Ryan Karr*, Florida Atlantic University
(99313723)

9:00 a.m.
A new class of finite commutative rings.
Thomas Craven, University of Hawaii
Monika Vo*, Saint Leo University
(99313773)

9:15 a.m.
Classification of Toralgebras Associated with Gorenstein Resolutions of Length Four.
Carrie E Finch*, University of South Carolina
Sara Gabrielli, University of South Carolina
Andrew R. Kustin, University of South Carolina
Mary Ellen Kustin,
Frank Sanacory, University of South Carolina
William H. Streyer, University of South Carolina
Adela Vraciu, University of South Carolina
Brooks Willet, University of South Carolina
Jim Work, University of South Carolina
(993131159)

9:30 a.m.
Break.

9:45 a.m.
Reflection Groups and Semigroup Algebras in Multiplicative Invariant Theory.
Mohammed S Tesemma*, Temple University
(993131189)

10:00 a.m.
Some Commutativity Theorems for Subweakly Periodic Rings.
Amber Rosin*, Cal Poly Pomona
(993161504)

10:15 a.m.
Presentations of monomial algebras and uniserial modules.
Ahmad Mojiri*, Wilfrid Laurier University
(993161711)

10:30 a.m.
Using orbits and Young Tableaux to compute type A fusion rules.
Omar D Saldarriaga*, Binghamton University
(99316978)

10:45 a.m.
On some nonnoetherian algebras of finite GelfandKirillov dimension.
Melanie B Butler*, Temple University
(993161045)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Applications of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems
Organizers:
Eric J. Kostelich, Arizona State University eric@math.la.asu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Reconstruction of shared dynamics.
Timothy Sauer*, George Mason University
(993371496)

8:35 a.m.
The dynamics of an interesting model from economics.
Judy Kennedy*, University of Delaware
(993371495)

9:10 a.m.
Degenerate KAM Theory via a NashMoser Implicit Function Theorem.
John Vano*, University of Wisconsin
(993371490)

9:45 a.m.
Reliable Lyapunov Exponents from Embeddings.
Eric J. Kostelich*, Arizona State University
James A Yorke, University of Maryland
(993371488)

10:20 a.m.
Inverse limits and an implicitly defined difference equation from economics.
Judy A Kennedy*, University of Delaware
David R Stockman, University of Delaware
James A Yorke, University of Maryland
(99337613)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Teaching a History of Mathematics Course
Organizers:
Joel K. Haack, University of Northern Iowa joel.haack@uni.edu
Amy E. ShellGellasch, United States Military Academy

8:00 a.m.
Writing Assignments for the History of Mathematics.
Alexander F Kleiner*, Drake University
(993A11014)

8:15 a.m.
It's A Math Course After All.
Robert G Stein*, California State U, San Bernardino
(993A1387)

8:30 a.m.
A Problem Solving Approach to the History of Mathematics.
Art Gittleman*, California State University
(993A137)

8:45 a.m.
Mathematics in a Global Context: A Liberal Arts Course.
Ze'ev Barel*, Hendrix College
(993A1816)

9:00 a.m.
Engaging Students in the Lives and Work of Famous Mathematicians.
Cheri L Boyd*, Nazareth College
(993A11595)

9:20 a.m.
History of Mathematics for Future Secondary School Teachers.
Barnabas B Hughes*, California State University, Northridge
(993A124)

9:40 a.m.
Maximum History with Minimum Mathematics.
Patricia R. Allaire*, Queensborough Community College, City University o
(993A1128)

10:00 a.m.
History of mathematics through the evolving community of mathematicians.
Thomas Drucker*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(993A1499)

10:15 a.m.
History of Mathematics: Development of a Course for Secondary Teachers.
Elizabeth C. Rogers*, Piedmont College
(993A1659)

10:30 a.m.
A Seminar Approach to the History of Mathematics.
Herbert E. Kasube*, Bradley University
(993A1850)

10:45 a.m.
Getting to Know You.
Agnes M. Kalemaris*, SUNY Farmingdale
(993A11677)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA Session on Teaching Operations Research in the Undergraduate Classroom
Organizers:
Dipa Choudhury, Loyola College dsc@loyola.edu
Steven M. Hetzler, Salisbury State University

8:00 a.m.
First Couple of Weeks in an Operations Research Class.
Dipa Choudhury*, Loyola College in Maryland
(993B1680)

8:15 a.m.
Objectives and evaluation in a Linear Programming course.
Dale C Peterson*, US Air Force Academy
(993B11577)

8:45 a.m.
FCA+PBL=behavior modification in learning operations research.
Innokenti V. Semoushin*, Ulyanovsk State University
(993B1941)

9:00 a.m.
A Modeling Based Operations Research Service Course for Business Majors.
Mark Parker*, Carroll College
(993B1616)

9:15 a.m.
Challenges and Suggestions for Teaching Operations Research in the Undergraduate Classroom.
Ann E Moskol*, Rhode Island College
(993B1541)

9:30 a.m.
An Undergraduate Nonlinear Optimization Course.
William P Fox*, Francis Marion University
(993B1448)

9:45 a.m.
A New Way to Teach Queueing Without Equilibrium Assumption.
Michael L. Green*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Carrie A Mortensen, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Jennifer M. Switkes, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(993B1402)

10:00 a.m.
Using Legos to Teach Linear Programming.
Christopher J Lacke*, Rowan University
(993B1391)

10:15 a.m.
Student Projects in Operations Research.
Kay B. Somers*, Moravian College
(993B1385)

10:30 a.m.
Examples of Team Projects That Work.
Robert C. Williams*, Alfred University
(993B165)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Experiences for Students Outside the Classroom, I
Organizers:
Laura L. Kelleher, Massachusetts Maritime Academy lkelleher@mma.mass.edu
Mary S. Hawkins, Prairie View A&M University

8:00 a.m.
DSU Student Chapter of MAA Promotes Mathematics Awareness.
Daniel P Wisniewski*, DeSales University
(993D1112)

8:20 a.m.
Field trips in Our Nation's Capital.
Betty Mayfield*, Hood College
(993D1433)

8:40 a.m.
A First Timer's Experience with an Independent Study.
Greg Cicconetti*, Muhlenberg College
(993D1175)

9:00 a.m.
Enticing, Engaging and Enlightening Examples of Mathematical Activities.
Thomas Q Sibley*, St. John's University
(993D1170)

9:20 a.m.
Obtaining Student Research Sponsors and Showcasing Student Research at the United States Military Academy.
Michael J. Johnson*, United States Military Academy
Edgar K. Rugenstein, United States Military Academy
(993D1183)

9:40 a.m.
A Mentoring Program for Math, Engineering, and Computer Science Majors.
Holly S. Zullo*, Carroll College
(993D1643)

10:00 a.m.
StudentCentered Department Events.
Cheryl L Olsen*, Shippensburg University
(993D1449)

10:20 a.m.
A Competition for Future Mathematics Teachers.
Vince Schielack*, Texas A&M University
(993D1513)

10:40 a.m.
From Problem Solving Group to Summer Research: $k$sets of Magic Squares.
Dave Feil*, Carroll College
Andrew Shulman, Carroll College
(993D1866)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Getting Students to Discuss and Write about Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College smabrouk@frc.mass.edu

8:00 a.m.
A calculus course writing assignment based on Tolstoy's integration metaphor in \emph{War and Peace}.
Stephen T Ahearn*, Macalester College
(993F11256)

8:15 a.m.
Developing Fluency in Mathematics.
Mary T Treanor*, Valparaiso University
(993F1473)

8:30 a.m.
Teaching a Liberal Arts Math Course Using a CommunicationsCentered Strategy.
Anand Pardhanani*, Southwestern University
Cameron Sawyer, Southwestern University
(993F11308)

8:45 a.m.
Deepening understanding of mathematics through communication of mathematics.
Bin Lu*, California State University at Sacramento
(993F1967)

9:00 a.m.
Discussion, Writing, and Problem Solving.
Davida Fischman*, California State University, San Bernardino
(993F11559)

9:15 a.m.
"Writing to Convince: Uncovering Reasoning in the Mathematics Classroom".
Tracie McLemore Salinas*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(993F1924)

9:30 a.m.
Seeing and Remembering Mathematical Connections: Growth of Mathematical Understanding.
Mercedes A McGowen*, William Rainey Harper College
(993F11645)

9:45 a.m.
Assessment of Student Understanding Through Written Reports and Oral Presentations in Upper Division Math Courses.
Carl Lienert, Fort Lewis College
Stan Yoshinobu*, Cal State Dominguez Hills
(993F1243)

10:00 a.m.
Piecewise Projects.
Alex J Heidenberg*, United States Military Academy
Elizabeth Schott, United States Military Academy
John Wasko, United States Military Academy
(993F11307)

10:15 a.m.
Math Camp: A Language Immersion Class.
Meredith L. Greer*, Bates College
(993F1540)

10:30 a.m.
Developing Skills, Confidence and Community in Freshman Mathematics Majors.
Jacqueline M. Dewar*, Loyola Marymount University
Curtis D. Bennett, Loyola Marymount University
(993F11020)

10:45 a.m.
Taking on a developed writing class in mathematics.
Curtis D. Bennett*, Loyola Marymount University
Jacqueline M. Dewar, Loyola Maryomount University
(993F11021)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, I
Organizers:
Laura J. Wallace, California State University, San Bernardino wallace@csusb.edu
Jacqueline A. Jensen, Sam Houston State University
Gary W. Towsley, SUNY at Geneseo
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University at San Bernardino

8:00 a.m.
Topologies on the plane supporting continuous open projections.
Robert Kantrowitz*, Hamilton College
John A Lindberg, Jr., Syracuse University
(993Z1386)

8:15 a.m.
Finding the minumum number $k$ such that all the values of the function $F(n)=k*2^n+1$ are composite for any positive $n$.
Anton S Akhpolau*, Barry University, Miami, Florida
(993Z11084)

8:30 a.m.
Modeling Correlation Structure in Resource Selection Studies using Generlized Linear Mixed Models.
Ashraf F. Elhoubi*, University of Wyoming Department of Statistics
Richard AndersonSprecher, prof. University of Wyoming Dept. of Statistics
(993Z11622)

8:45 a.m.
Shift and Scale Invariant Estimators For Heavy Tail Index Alpha.
Kristen Lynn Bianchi*, University of Nevada
Mark M Meerschaert, University of Nevada
(993Z1928)

9:00 a.m.
Break.

9:15 a.m.
Escaping to Infinity: Iteration involving several polynomials.
David A. Boyd*, Washington State University
(993Z11387)

9:30 a.m.
Numbers Which Are Simultaneous Of The Type $x^3+y^3$ and $a^2+b^2$.
Sanja D Zivanovic*, Barry University
(993Z11060)

9:45 a.m.
Florence Nightingale's Use of Statistical Diagrams.
S. KilicBahi*, ColbySawyer College
(993Z11061)

9:55 a.m.
Break.

10:15 a.m.
Coin Tossing, Confidence Intervals and Theology.
C. Bryan Dawson*, Union University
(993Z1286)

10:30 a.m.
What will it take to convince you?
Mary M. Sullivan*, Rhode Island College
(993Z1464)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory and General Algebra

8:15 a.m.
Sperner theory in a difference of Boolean lattices.
Mark J Logan*, University of Minnesota, Morris
(99306805)

8:30 a.m.
Unranked Posets Extending the Lattices of Partitions of n.
Michael E Detlefsen*, Slippery Rock University
(993061298)

8:45 a.m.
Finitely Based Varieties of Directed Graph Algebras.
Brian L Walter*, The Evergreen State College
(993081661)

9:15 a.m.
Polynomial Sequences with Convergent Mahler Measure.
Lenny Jones*, Shippensburg University
(993111170)

9:30 a.m.
Identities Arising from Gauss Sums for Finite Classical Groups.
Hijoon Chae, Hongik University
Dae San Kim*, Sogang University
(99311703)

9:45 a.m.
Monogenic Hopf Algebras in Low Ramification.
Alan Koch*, Agnes Scott College
(99311430)

10:00 a.m.
On a certain cohomological invariant for quadratic fields.
SeokMin Lee*, Johns Hopkins University
(993111223)

10:15 a.m.
Blowingup to Calculate a Basis for the Ring of Integers in a Number Field.
Sarah Hutcheson Jahn*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(993111334)

10:30 a.m.
Inverting the Satake Isomorphism.
Nathan C Ryan*, Dartmouth College
(99311779)

10:45 a.m.
Divisibility properties of class numbers of composite irreducibles in $\mathbb{F}_q[T]$.
Joseph Palen*, Millsaps College
W. Andrew Pruett, Millsaps College
Delilah Whittington, Millsaps College
(993111569)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Probability and Its Applications in Combinatorics and Algorithms, I
Organizers:
Russell D. Lyons, Indiana University
Yuval Peres, University of California Berkeley peres@stat.berkeley.edu

9:00 a.m.
The Simplest Game in the World.
Yuliy Baryshnikov, Bell Labs
Peter Winkler*, Bell Labs
(993051337)

10:00 a.m.
Asymptotic Enumeration of Spanning Trees.
Russell D Lyons*, Indiana University
(993051185)

10:30 a.m.
Mixing time for the biased card shuffling and the assymetric exclusion process.
Noam Berger*, Caltech
Elchanan Mossel, U.C. Berkeley
Christopher E. Hoffman, University of Washington
Itai Benjamini, The Weizmann Institute
(993601713)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part A
Incorporating discrete mathematics in the preparation of K12 mathematics teachers.
Organizers:
Lolina Alvarez, New Mexico State University

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part A
Designing and evaluating assessments for introductory statistics.
Organizers:
Beth L. Chance, California Polytech State University, San Luis Obispo
Robert C. Delmas, University of Minnesota
Allan J. Rossman, California Polytech State University, San Luis Obispo

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part A
Origami in undergraduate mathematics courses.
Organizers:
Thomas C. Hull, Merrimack College

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Open discussion on beginning level courses.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U.S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Norma M. Agras, MiamiDade Community College
Bob Mayes, West Virginia University
Moderators:
Jack Bookman, Duke University

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 10:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Courses Below Calculus: A New Focus, I
Organizers:
Mary Robinson, University of New Mexico, Valencia Campus maryrobn@unm.edu
Florence S. Gordon, New York Institute of Technology
Arlene H. Kleinstein, SUNY at Farmingdale
Norma M. Agras, Miami Dade Community College
Laurette B. Foster, Prairie View A&M University
Linda Martin, Albuquerque TVI

10:00 a.m.
Innovations in College Algebra at Kent State: Part 1.
Ed Dubinsky*, Kent State University
Olaf Stackelberg, Kent State University
(993E1759)

10:20 a.m.
Innovations in College Algebra at Kent State: Part 2.
Beverly M. Reed*, Kent State University
Mary Beth Rollick, Kent State University
(993E1763)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
The status of the classification of the finite simple groups.
Michael Aschbacher*, California Institute of Technology
(9932006)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
A New Kind of Science and the Future of Mathematics.
Stephen Wolfram*, Wolfram Research, Inc.

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Mathematical Art Exhibit
Organizers:
Robert Fathauer, Tessellations Company, Phoenix, Arizona
Nat Friedman, ISAMA, University at Albany, NY
Reza Sarhangi, Bridges Conference, Towson University

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture 1
Conformal invariants and partial differential equations. Part I.
SunYung Alice Chang*, Princeton University
(9935308)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
The online encyclopedia of integer sequences, or, confessions of a sequence addict.
Neil J. A. Sloane*, AT \& T Shannon Labs
(993A012)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara
Bonnie Saunders, University of Illinois at Chicago

2:15 p.m.
Progress Reports on Implementing the Recommendations in the MET ReportA Faculty View.
Ginger Warfield, University of Washington
Dale R Oliver*, Humboldt State University
(99397932)

2:45 p.m.
Preparing Mathematicians to Educate Teachers.
Bernard L Madison*, University of Arkansas
(99397614)

3:15 p.m.
What mathematicians should know about teaching math for elementary teachers.
Sybilla Beckmann*, University of Georgia
(99397581)

3:45 p.m.
{\em Elementary Mathematics for Teachers.} A mathematician's course for prospective elementary teachers.
Scott J Baldridge*, Indiana University
Thomas H Parker, Michigan State University
(99397876)

4:15 p.m.
The Mathematical Education of Elementary School Teachers: A Mathematics  Mathematics Education Partnership at the University of Nebraska  Lincoln.
James Lewis*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Ruth Heaton, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(993971050)

4:45 p.m.
A capstone course for prospective high school math teachers.
Richard O. Hill*, Michigan State University
Sharon L. Senk, Michigan State University
(993971321)

5:15 p.m.
Fractals in the Classroom: Yale Teacher Workshops (and Course MA 190).
Benoit B Mandelbrot*, Yale University
(99397453)

5:45 p.m.
Question period and discussion.

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Infinite Combinatorics and Inner Model Theory, II
Organizers:
Matthew D. Foreman, University of California Irvine mforeman@math.uci.edu
Martin Zeman, University of California Irvine

2:15 p.m.
Cofinalities and approachable ordinals below $\aleph_{\omega+1}$.
M. C. Stanley*, San Jose State
(993031327)

3:15 p.m.
Partitioning Metric Spaces and Bernstein Sets.
William Weiss*, University of Toronto
(993031715)

3:45 p.m.
The Consistency Strength of Some Consequences of $SRP(\omega_2)$.
Stuart Zoble*, Boise State University
(993031400)

4:15 p.m.
On specialisations of the Jonsson property and sequences of mutually stationary sets.
Philip David Welch*, University of Bristol
(993031250)

4:45 p.m.
Set Mapping Reflection.
Justin Tatch Moore*, Boise State University
(993031004)

5:45 p.m.
Diamond and antichains.
James Cummings, Carnegie Mellon University
Ernest Schimmerling*, Carnegie Mellon University
(993031074)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Celestial Mechanics, II
Organizers:
Samuel R. Kaplan, University of North Carolina at Asheville
Gareth E. Roberts, College of the Holy Cross groberts@radius.holycross.edu

2:15 p.m.
A variational construction of transit orbits for the threebody problem.
Richard B. Moeckel*, University of Minnesota
(993701311)

3:15 p.m.
Symbolic dynamics for the symmetric collinear 4body problem.
Ernesto A. Lacomba*, University Autonoma Metropolitana  Iztapalapa
Mario Medina, University Autonoma Metropolitana  Iztapalapa
(99370997)

3:45 p.m.
The Equation of Motion for a Gravitational Filament and the NBody Problem.
Greg Buck*, Saint Anselm College
(993701704)

4:15 p.m.
Bifurcation of collinear relative equilibria for 3body like molecules.
Cristina Stoica*, University of Surrey, UK
(993701264)

4:45 p.m.
Capture and exchange in the parabolic and hyperbolic restricted 3 body problem.
Joaquin Delgado*, UAMIztapalapa
Martha Alvarez, UAMIztapalapa
(993341405)

5:15 p.m.
Shepherding Moons  Estimates and Solutions.
Joyce Macabea*, Boston University
(993701411)

5:45 p.m.
Coorbital limiting problems and ring systems.
Glen R Hall*, Boston University
(993701166)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Natural Resource Modeling, II
Organizers:
Catherine A. Roberts, College of the Holy Cross croberts@holycross.edu
Suzanne M. Lenhart, University of Tennessee

2:15 p.m.
Natural resource modeling within the confines of legal and regulatory processes.
Charles R. Hadlock*, Bentley College
(99392810)

2:45 p.m.
Open Access and Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon in North America.
Jon M. Conrad*, Cornell University
(99334518)

3:15 p.m.
A Mathematical Theory of Ecological Traps.
Roland H Lamberson*, Humboldt State University
(99392644)

3:45 p.m.
Diurnal Spatial Dynamics of Marine Birds and Mammals.
Shandelle M Henson*, Andrews University
James L Hayward, Andrews University
(99392817)

4:15 p.m.
The role of dispersal in the replacement of Goldenwinged Warblers by Bluewinged Warblers.
Alexander E. Koonce*, University of Redlands
(99392983)

4:45 p.m.
A structured population model for adult male snow crab, {\it Chionoecetes opilio}, in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
J Apaloo*, St. Francis Xavier University
E Wade, Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans
T Surette, Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans
M Moriyasu, Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans
(99392646)

5:15 p.m.
Periodic environments and periodic harvesting.
Fred Brauer, University of British Columbia
David A S\'{a}nchez*, Texas A & M University
(99392171)

5:45 p.m.
Optimal Discounting in Control Problems That Span Multiple Generations.
Frank Caliendo, Northern Arizona University
Kenneth S Lyon*, Utah State University
(99349521)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Probability and Its Applications in Combinatorics and Algorithms, II
Organizers:
Russell D. Lyons, Indiana University
Yuval Peres, University of California Berkeley peres@stat.berkeley.edu

2:15 p.m.
Monte Carlo tests of conformal invariance and SLE predictions for the twodimensional selfavoiding walk.
Tom G Kennedy*, University of Arizona
(993601172)

3:15 p.m.
Level sets and flow lines of the Gaussian free field.
Scott Sheffield*, Microsoft Research
Oded Schramm, Microsoft Research
(993601662)

4:15 p.m.
Asymptotics of random discrete interfaces.
Richard Kenyon*, Universit\'e ParisSud
(993601542)

5:15 p.m.
Random walk and random aggregation without randomness.
Alexander E. Holroyd, University of British Columbia
Lionel Levine, U. C. Berkeley
James G. Propp*, U. Wisconsin  Madison
(993601071)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations, II
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Jim M. Cushing, University of Arizona
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
James A. Yorke, University of Maryland, College Park

2:15 p.m.
Multiple Attractors in a Discrete Model of Two Competing Species.
Jeff Edmunds*, Mary Washington College
(99337422)

2:45 p.m.
On the TwoParameter Absolute Difference Equation.
Candace M. Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Hassan Sedaghat, Virginia Commonwealth University
(99337116)

3:15 p.m.
On the asymptotic behavior of $x_{n+1} = a_{n}x_{n}/x_{n1}$.
Richard DeVault*, Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Raghib AbuSaris, University of Sharjah
(99339200)

3:45 p.m.
On the trichotomy character of $x_{n+1}=\frac{\alpha+\gamma x_{n1}}{A+BX_{n}+x_{n2}}$.
E Chatterjee, University of Rhode Island
Edward A Grove*, University of Rhode Island
Y Kostrov, University of Rhode Island
G Ladas, University of Rhode Island
(9933993)

4:15 p.m.
On A System of Rational Difference Equations.
C.A. Clark*, Univ. of Rhode Island/NUWC
M.R.S. Kulenovic, Univ. of Rhode Island
(9933967)

4:45 p.m.
Global Character of Some Rational Equations with Periodtwo Coefficients.
Carol B Overdeep*, Western Oregon University
Carol H Gibbons, Salve Regina University
Mustafa R.S. Kulenovic, University of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
(9933961)

5:15 p.m.
On the trichotomy character of $x_{n+1} = \frac{\gamma x_{n1} + \delta x_{n2}}{A + B x_n + D x_{n2}}$
E. A. Grove, University of Rhode Island
G. Ladas, University of Rhode Island
M. Predescu*, Bentley College
(9933972)

5:45 p.m.
Open Problems and Conjectures.
Gerasimos Ladas*, University of Rhode Island
(99339331)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Time Scales and Applications, II
Organizers:
Martin J. Bohner, University of Missouri at Rolla
Billur Kaymakcalan, Georgia Southern University
Allan C. Peterson, University of Nebraska apeterso@math.unl.edu

2:15 p.m.
Some Oscillation Criteria for First Order Delay Dynamic Equations.
Martin Bohner*, University of MissouriRolla
(993391099)

2:45 p.m.
Nonlinear Three Point Boundary Value Problems on Time Scales.
Ferhan Atici*, Western Kentucky University
Serap Topal, Ege University
(993391130)

3:15 p.m.
Nontrivial solutions to a nonlinear boundary value problem on a time scale.
Johnny Henderson*, Baylor University
(99339182)

3:45 p.m.
Multipoint boundary value problems on time scales.
Basant K Karna*, Baylor University
(99339815)

4:15 p.m.
Application of Dynamic Equations on Time Scales to Modelling the WestNile Virus.
Jo Hoffacker*, University of Georgia
(99334676)

4:45 p.m.
Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems on Time Scales.
Johnny L Henderson, Baylor University
Christopher C Tisdell*, The University of New South Wales
(993391106)

5:15 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of perturbed dynamic equations on time scales revisited.
Sigrun Bodine*, University of Puget Sound
D.A. Lutz, San Diego State University
(993391280)

5:45 p.m.
Population Dynamics on a Time Scale.
Bonita A. Lawrence*, Marshall University
Billur Kaymakcalan, Georgia Southern University
(993341388)

6:15 p.m.
Some ideas about the implications of time scale usage in determining several concepts in cardiology.
Billur Kaymakcalan*, Georgia Southern University
(993341617)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Theory and Applications of Orthogonal Polynomials, II
Organizers:
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of South Florida ismail@math.usf.edu
Barry Simon, California Institute of Technology

2:15 p.m.
Matrix valued orthogonal polynomials and differential equations.
F. Alberto Grunbaum*, UC Berkeley
(993331301)

3:15 p.m.
Applications of a complete expansion for the partition function of random matrix theory.
N Ercolani, University of Arizona
Kenneth D. TR McLaughlin*, University of North Carolina
(993601623)

4:15 p.m.
Determinants With Orthogonal Polynomial Entries.
Mourad E.H. Ismail*, University of Central Florida
(993331589)

5:15 p.m.
Orthogonal and extremal polynomials on discrete sets.
Steven Benjamin Damelin*, Georgia Southern University
(99333173)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Many Lives of Lattice Theory and the Theory of Ordered Sets, with Connections to Combinatorics, II
Organizers:
Jonathan D. Farley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Stefan E. Schmidt, New Mexico State University schmidt@nmsu.edu

2:15 p.m.
The Width of the Lattice of Antichains and RoleBased Access Control.
J Crampton*, Information Security Group, Royal Holloway, University of London
T I Fenner, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, Birkbeck, University of London
G Loizou, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, Birkbeck, University of London
(993061283)

2:45 p.m.
Partial orders for physics and probability.
Bob Coecke*, Oxford University
(993061322)

3:15 p.m.
Injective Spaces.
Dana S. Scott*, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Computer Science
(993061640)

3:45 p.m.
Topologie \"Uber Alles, or, Applications and Open Problems for Comonoids.
Vaughan R Pratt*, Stanford University
(993061673)

4:15 p.m.
Lattices and random tilings.
James G. Propp*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(993061220)

4:45 p.m.
Order Theory in Reflexive Control.
Xenia H. Kramer*, Phoenix Mathematical Systems Modeling, Inc.
Stefan E. Schmidt, Phoenix Mathematical Systems Modeling, Inc.
(993911203)

5:15 p.m.
Linear Codes on Partially Ordered Sets.
Marcus Greferath*, San Diego State University
(993941329)

5:45 p.m.
Poset codes and their applications.
Michael J. Adams*, Truman State University
(99306631)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Coding and DesignTheoretic Applications of Polynomials, II
Organizers:
Donald D. Mills, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale dmills@math.siu.edu
Patrick S. Mitchell, Midwestern State University
Kent M. Neuerburg, Southeastern Louisiana University

2:15 p.m.
Grobner bases and fibre structures.
Shuhong Gao*, Clemson University
(99313653)

3:15 p.m.
Generalized Gr\"obner Bases and Coding Theory.
Edward C Mosteig*, Loyola Marymount University
(99313361)

3:45 p.m.
Order domains and generalized Goppa codes.
John B Little*, College of the Holy Cross
(9939452)

4:15 p.m.
Minimal distance of an evaluation code on a zerodimensional complete intersection.
Leah H. Gold*, Texas A & M University
John B. Little, College of The Holy Cross
Hal Schenck, Texasm A & M University
(99314252)

4:45 p.m.
A minimum weight basis for the ReedMuller code without computations.
Horacio TapiaRecillas*, UAMI, Mexico
Jose Gutierrez, UAMI, Mexico
(99312733)

5:15 p.m.
Asymptotically optimal towers defined recursively by polynomials.
WenChing Winnie Li*, Penn State University
(99311250)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometry and Combinatorics, II
Organizers:
Michael J. Falk, Northern Arizona University
EvaMaria Feichtner, ETH Zurich feichtne@math.ethz.ch
Dmitry N. Kozlov, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

2:15 p.m.
Symmetric and alternating groups as monodromy groups.
Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California
John Shareshian*, Washington University
(993051035)

2:45 p.m.
Schubert polynomials and chains in the Bruhat order of the symmetric group.
Richard P. Stanley*, M.I.T.
(99305307)

3:15 p.m.
Graph homomorphisms and chromatic number.
Eric Babson*, University of Washington
Dmitry N. Kozlov, Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm
(993051694)

3:45 p.m.
Some new methods in the theory of mQuasiInvariants of $S_n$.
A. M. Garsia*, U C S D
N. Wallach, U C S D
(99305720)

4:15 p.m.
On face numbers of manifolds with symmetry.
Isabella Novik*, University of Washington
(99305724)

4:45 p.m.
The Markov Width of a Graph.
Mike Develin, American Institute of Mathematics
Seth Sullivant*, University of California, Berkeley
(993051276)

5:15 p.m.
A Tutte polynomial for matrices.
Joseph P. S. Kung*, University of North Texas
(99305483)

5:45 p.m.
The KadisonSinger problem as a combinatorial question.
Nik Weaver*, Washington University
(99305151)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Conformal Geometry, II
Organizers:
Jie Qing, University of California Santa Cruz qing@cats.ucsc.edu
Yu Yuan, University of Washington, Seattle

2:15 p.m.
On some fully nonlinear elliptic equations in conformal geometry.
Pengfei Guan*, McMaster University
Guofang Wang, MaxPlanck Institute
(99358635)

2:45 p.m.
On the Mass of Asymptotically Hyperbolic Manifolds.
Lars Andersson, University of Miami
Mingliang Cai*, University of Miami
Greg Galloway, University of Miami
(99353702)

3:15 p.m.
The stability of Riemannian manifolds with a parallel spinor.
Xiaodong Wang*, MIT
(993531215)

3:45 p.m.
The Sobolev inequality for Paneitz operator on three manifolds.
Fengbo Hang*, Princeton University
Paul Yang, Princeton University
(99353990)

4:15 p.m.
An Analog to the Positive Mass Theorem on Spheres.
Jean Steiner*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(99358751)

4:45 p.m.
Timelike Surfaces of Constant Mean Curvature $\vert H\vert=1$ in Antide Sitter (AdS) 3Space and Integrable Systems.
Sungwook Lee*, University of Southern Mississippi
(99353132)

5:15 p.m.
Global Existence of Lorentz Wave Maps Between Manifolds With Symmetries.
Tadg H Woods*, Gonzaga University
(993351198)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonstandard Methods, I
Organizers:
Matt Insall, University of Missouri at Rolla insall@umr.edu
Peter A. Loeb, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
David A. Ross, University of Hawaii

2:15 p.m.
On continuous modifications of Skorokhod integral processes in abstract Wiener space.
Horst Osswald*, Mathematisches Institut Universitaet Muenchen
(99360152)

2:45 p.m.
NonLinear Theory of Generalized Functions in NonStandard Setting.
Todor D. Todorov*, California Polytechnic State University
(99346429)

3:15 p.m.
The Microscopic Behavior of Measurable Functions.
Peter A. Loeb*, University of Illinois, ChampaignUrbana
(99328651)

3:45 p.m.
Some hyperdiscrete analysis.
Chris Impens*, University of Ghent (Belgium)
(99326833)

4:15 p.m.
On infinitesimally optimal paths.
A G Kusraev, Institute for Mathematics and Informatics
S S Kutateladze*, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics
(99349972)

4:45 p.m.
Exact law of large numbers and stationarity for dynamical systems with independent random mutations, matchings and type changing.
Darrell Duffie, Stanford University
Yeneng Sun*, National University of Singapore
(993601072)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part A
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers.
Organizers:
Ralph P. Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part A
Handson discrete math with technology.
Organizers:
Douglas E. Ensley, Shippensburg University
Kate McGiveny, Shippensburg University

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory

2:15 p.m.
Elliptic curves and the abc conjecture.
Lily S. Khadjavi*, Loyola Marymount University
Victor Scharaschkin, University of Queensland
(993111365)

2:30 p.m.
Cohomological conditions for the abc conjecture.
Lily S. Khadjavi, Loyola Marymount University
Victor Scharaschkin*, University of Queensland
(993111368)

2:45 p.m.
Fourier Series and Hecke Operators on GL(3, R).
Umesh P. Nagarkatte*, Medgar Evers College, CUNY
(99311748)

3:00 p.m.
Moments of the Riemann zeta function and Eisenstein series.
Jennifer E Beineke*, Western New England College
Daniel W Bump, Stanford University
(993111240)

3:15 p.m.
Differential equations of Eisenstein series on $\Gamma_0(2)$.
Heekyoung Hahn*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(993111295)

3:30 p.m.
Break.

3:45 p.m.
Automorphic forms on orthogonal groups.
Eitan S Sayag*, Ohio State University
(993111427)

4:00 p.m.
Bounds for the Number of Large Digits in the Positive Integers not Exceeding $n$.
Curtis N Cooper*, Central Missouri State University
(99311964)

4:15 p.m.
Break.

4:30 p.m.
Asymptotic subsetsum ranks of integer geometric series.
David Petrie Moulton*, Center for Communications Research
(993111191)

4:45 p.m.
Counting rational linear spaces on hypersurfaces.
Scott T. Parsell*, Penn State University
(993111611)

5:00 p.m.
The best partition of the integers. (Almost.).
Sam Vandervelde*, University of Chicago
(993111343)

5:15 p.m.
Multiplicative magic squares of order four.
Carl A Libis*, University of Rhode Island
(993111412)

5:30 p.m.
Almost all palindromes are composite.
Mayumi Sakata*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(993111566)

5:45 p.m.
The chirality of Fibonacci triples.
Christopher S Simons*, Rowan University
Marcus Wright, Rowan University
(99311101)

6:00 p.m.
Rational valued series of a rational function.
J Marshall Ash*, DePaul University
Stefan Catoiu, DePaul University
(993111531)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Algebra, II

2:30 p.m.
Ample sequences and Frobenius amplitude.
Dennis S. Keeler*, Miami University
(99314582)

2:45 p.m.
Cycle groups of curves over global fields of positive characteristic.
Reza Akhtar*, Miami University
(993141665)

2:55 p.m.
Break

3:15 p.m.
The Spectral Radius of Submatrices of the Laplacian Matrix for a Tree.
Jason J Molitierno*, Sacred Heart University
(99315837)

3:30 p.m.
Ranks of Strongly Regular Graphs.
Charles R. Garner, Jr., Rand Afrikaan University
George J. Davis*, Georgia State University
Gayla S. Domke, Georgia State University
Elizabeth Jonck, Rand Afrikaan University
(99315821)

3:45 p.m.
On GW Rootsystems of Low Ranks.
Mohammad Q Hailat*, Jordan University of Science & Technology
(99317517)

4:00 p.m.
Break

4:15 p.m.
Computing a ``nice basis" for the local symmetric space $\mathfrak{p}$.
Jennifer R Fowler*, Lamar University
Aloysius G Helminck, North Carolina State University
(99317670)

4:30 p.m.
Dynamical Quantum Groups and SelfDuality.
Bharath R Narayanan*, University of Arizona
(99317865)

4:45 p.m.
On certain vertex algebras and their modules assoicated with vertex algebroids (Preliminary report).
Haisheng Li, Rutgers University, Camden
Gaywalee Yamskulna*, SUNY at Binghamton
(99317867)

5:00 p.m.
Representations of Generalized Heisenberg Algebras and of Quantum Weyl Algebras.
M Chakrabarti*, DePaul University
(993171506)

5:15 p.m.
Bimodules for Lie and antiLie triple systems.
Nora C. Hopkins*, Indiana State University
(993171544)

5:30 p.m.
The coquecigrue of a Leibniz algebra.
Michael K Kinyon*, Indiana University South Bend
(993171686)

5:45 p.m.
The ZeroDivisor Graph of a (not necessarily commutative) Semigroup.
Neal O. Smith*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(99313863)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic and General Topology

2:15 p.m.
On the immersion problem for $2^r$torsion lens spaces.
Jes\'us Gonz\'alez, CINVESTAVIPN
Thomas A Shimkus*, DeSales University
(99355826)

2:30 p.m.
The number of summands in $v_{1}$periodic homotopy groups of $SU(n)$.
Katarzyna Potocka*, Lehigh University
(99355898)

2:45 p.m.
Parametrized Fixed Point Theory.
Vesta Coufal*, University of Notre Dame
(99354925)

3:00 p.m.
Also on Systems of Interlocking Exact Sequences.
C. Joanna Su*, Providence College
(9935588)

3:15 p.m.
On the degree 2 map for a sphere.
Fred R. Cohen, University of Rochester
Inga A Johnson*, University of Rochester
(993551583)

3:30 p.m.
The Univesal Vassiliev Invariant for the Lie Superalgebra $osp(1\vert2)$.
Hyunju Oh*, Uuniversity of South Carolina, Salkehatchie
(993551318)

3:45 p.m.
Collapsing a Simplex to a Noncollapsible Complex.
Katherine Dutton Crowley*, Columbia University
Abi Ebin, Columbia University
Paul Reyfman, Columbia University
John White, Columbia University
Mark Xue, Columbia University
Howie Kahn, Columbia University
(993541668)

4:00 p.m.
Characteristic twisting decomposition of knots in $S^3$.
Mohamed Ait Nouh*, Santa Barbara, California
(993541059)

4:15 p.m.
Break

4:30 p.m.
PaulingPasteurMobius Theorem.
Okan Gurel*, IBM
Demet Gurel, Touro College
(99354985)

4:45 p.m.
Making group topologies with, and without, convergent sequences.
W. W. Comfort*, Wesleyan University
S. U. Raczkowski, California State University, Bakersfield
F. J. TrigosArrieta, California State University, Bakersfield
(993541597)

5:00 p.m.
Some Nonhomeomorphism Results for Bohr Topologies.
Berit Nilsen Givens*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(993541401)

5:15 p.m.
The Compactification of a net and openfilter process and the stonecech, wallman compactifications.
Hueytzen J. Wu*, Texas A\&MKingsville
WanHong Wu, UTHealth Sciences Center at San Antonio
(9935425)

5:30 p.m.
Cut Points in Abcohesive, Aposyndetic, and SemiLocally Connected Spaces.
Shing S So*, Central Missouri State University
David A John, Missouri Western State College
(99354965)

5:45 p.m.
Topological Invariants of Translation Actions.
Nicholas A. Koban*, SUNY at Binghamton
(99354991)

6:00 p.m.
Lindeloftype cardinal invariants in symmetrizable spaces.
Sheldon W. Davis, Miami University
Dimitrina Ninova Stavrova*, Miami University
(993541065)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Applied and Computational Mathematics: Research For and By Undergraduates
Organizers:
William L. Briggs, University of Colorado at Denver wbriggs@math.cudenver.edu
Terry L. Herdman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University herdman@origin2.icam.vt.edu

2:15 p.m.
Student projects in biologically inspired electronic circuits.
Frank Hoppensteadt*, Arizona State University

2:45 p.m.
Projects for enhancing communication skills of the undergraduate.
Don Miller*, St. Mary's College

3:05 p.m.
An experience with early undergraduate research in modeling and computational mathematics.
Kathleen Fowler*, Clarkson University

3:35 p.m.
The highorder accuracy algebraicMaclaurinPade numerical method with applications to singular differential equations from nonlinear mechanics.
Debra Warne*, James Madison University
Paul Warne*, James Madison University

4:05 p.m.
Undergraduate research in linear algebra.
Gil Strang*, MIT

4:35 p.m.
{\bf Panel Discussion}: The Applied Master's Degree: An EmploymentFocused Alternative to the Ph.D.

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.3:30 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Experiences for Students Outside the Classroom, II
Organizers:
Laura L. Kelleher, Massachusetts Maritime Academy lkelleher@mma.mass.edu
Mary S. Hawkins, Prairie View A&M University

2:15 p.m.
A First Experience Advising Undergraduate Research.
Lisa DeMeyer*, Central Michigan University
(993D1199)

2:35 p.m.
Student Construction Projects for Mathematics Awareness Week and Related Mathematics Problems.
Aaron K Trautwein*, Carthage College
(993D1728)

2:55 p.m.
Summer Math Enrichment Camp Experience.
Lynn C. McGrath*, University of San Diego
Jane Friedman, University of San Diego
Perla Myers, University of San Diego
(993D1900)

3:15 p.m.
The South Alabama Math Circles.
Vasiliy Prokhorov, the University of South Alabama
Natalya Prokhorova*, ASMS and the University of South Alabama
(993D1905)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Courses Below Calculus: A New Focus, II
Organizers:
Mary Robinson, University of New Mexico, Valencia Campus maryrobn@unm.edu
Florence S. Gordon, New York Institute of Technology
Arlene H. Kleinstein, SUNY at Farmingdale
Norma M. Agras, Miami Dade Community College
Laurette B. Foster, Prairie View A&M University
Linda Martin, Albuquerque TVI

2:15 p.m.
College Algebra and Brief Calculus  A ProblemSolving and TechnologyBased Approach for Associate of Arts Students.
Robert L Kimball*, Wake Technical Community College
(993E1666)

2:35 p.m.
A Small Department's Approach to Rethinking Introductory Courses.
George W. Moss*, University of Virginia's College at Wise
(993E1465)

2:55 p.m.
Diary of a New "College Algebra" Program.
Carl Lienert*, Fort Lewis College
Carol Smith, Fort Lewis College
(993E1296)

3:15 p.m.
Using Modeling and Real Data Applications in a "College Algebra in Context" Course.
Ronald J. Harshbarger*, U. S. Carolina Beaufort
Lisa S. Yocco, Georgia Southern Univ.
(993E1618)

3:35 p.m.
The Ideas of Algebra.
William G McCallum*, University of Arizona
(993E1945)

3:55 p.m.
A New Vision for Mathematics for Management Students.
Kris H Green*, St. John Fisher College
Allen Emerson, St. John Fisher College
(993E1700)

4:15 p.m.
Building a House: A Quadratic Model.
Scott R. Herriott*, Maharishi University of Management
(993E1710)

4:35 p.m.
Interactive Instruction Utilizing Computer Generated Materials.
Wayne Mackey*, University of Arkansas
William A Feldman, University of Arkansas
(993E1874)

4:55 p.m.
A New Approach to Teaching Comparison and Proportional Reasoning.
Arlene Kleinstein*, Farmingdale State University of New York
(993E1749)

5:15 p.m.
Intermediate Algebra with Function as an Underlying Theme.
Edward D Laughbaum*, The Ohio State University
(993E1738)

5:35 p.m.
A Different Type of Freshmen Level Mathematics Curriculum Without all the Algebra.
Erick Brian Hofacker*, University of Wisconsin River Falls
(993E1853)

5:55 p.m.
Understanding and Using Algebra: a concrete, applicationsrich, modelingbased "Applied Algebra" alternative to intermediate algebra.
Suzanne I. Doree*, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN
(993E1510)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Getting Students to Discuss and Write about Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College smabrouk@frc.mass.edu

2:15 p.m.
Writing a Fractal Story.
Virginia R Jones*, Central CT State Univ.
(993F1939)

2:30 p.m.
To Play or Not to Play? A writing project that enhances students' learning of the basic concepts of counting.
Deborah Lurie*, Saint Joseph's Universiy
(993F1238)

2:45 p.m.
A Probability Class Report.
Jose Almer T. Sanqui*, Appalachian State University
(993F1958)

3:00 p.m.
Papers and Peer Review in Advanced Statistics.
Kelly S Cline*, Carroll College
(993F1927)

3:15 p.m.
Using Group Presentations in Lower Division Math Courses to Illustrate Real Life Uses of Mathematics.
Edwin Prine Herman*, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
(993F1940)

3:30 p.m.
Reading, Writing and Assessing in a Problem Solving Course for K8 Preservice Teachers.
Maria G. Fung*, Western Oregon Univeristy
Leon Roland, Western Oregon University
(993F1382)

3:45 p.m.
Kramerica Industries: How to Turn a Rectangle Into a Circle.
John C Tynan*, Marietta College
(993F1914)

4:00 p.m.
Using StudentSelected Projects in Second Semester Calculus.
Christopher D Goff*, University of the Pacific
(993F1438)

4:15 p.m.
Short Writing Assignments for Gaining Understanding in Differential Equations.
Michael A Brilleslyper*, U. S. Air Force Academy
(993F1177)

4:30 p.m.
The Mathematics Term Paper Survival Guide (Instructor's Edition).
Janet C Woodland*, University of Arkansas
(993F1466)

4:45 p.m.
Algebra Out Loud: Students Read and Write to Learn and Communicate Mathematics.
Pat A. Mower*, Washburn University
(993F1606)

5:00 p.m.
Online Small Group Discussions in Geometry.
Matthew J Haines*, Augsburg College
(993F1512)

5:15 p.m.
Papers on Abstreact Algebra.
Heakyung Lee*, Winthrop University
(993F1333)

5:30 p.m.
Is Aunt Frieda FUNCTIONally Literate?
Janet M McShane*, Northern Arizona University
(993F11161)

5:45 p.m.
Writing Proofs: How do we teach students what is second nature to us?
James Sandefur*, Georgetown University
(993F1938)

6:00 p.m.
Using Guided Learning and ELearning Tools to Get Students to Discuss and Write About Mathematics.
Sarah L. Mabrouk*, Framingham State College
(993F11489)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
MAA Session on The Effective Use of Computer Algebra Systems in the Teaching of Mathematics, I
Organizers:
L. Carl Leinbach, Gettysburg College leinbach@gettysburg.edu
Edward A. Connors, University of Massachusetts

2:15 p.m.
Differential Equations and FrictionWhere's the Rub?
Richard J Marchand*, Slippery Rock University
(993G1394)

2:30 p.m.
CAS, Visualization Software or Both?
Jean Marie McDill*, California Polytechnic State University
Agnes Rash, St. Joseph's University
(993G1395)

2:45 p.m.
A Comprehensive Mathematics Curriculum with Mathematica.
Joanne Mason*, The Harker School
(993G11047)

3:00 p.m.
A Comprehensive Use of CAS In the Mathematics Major.
Mark Parker*, Carroll College
(993G11055)

3:10 p.m.
Break.

3:30 p.m.
Using PC and TI92 in teaching Binomial and Normal Distribution in the final Grades of Austrian Grammar Schools.
Otto Wurnig*, University of Graz
(993G11049)

3:45 p.m.
Introducing Students to Mathematica within a Context.
Tom Linton, Central College
Mark A Mills*, Central College
(993G1210)

4:00 p.m.
Visualizing Eigenvectors with Computer Algebra Software Maple: A Linear Algebra Classroom Capsule.
Suda Kunyosying*, Shepherd College
(993G1292)

4:15 p.m.
Break.

4:30 p.m.
InternetBased Instruction of Applied Calculus Course.
Bakhodirzhon M. Siddikov*, Ferris State University
(993G131)

4:45 p.m.
An Electronic Calculus Book in Maple.
Mylan Redfern*, University of Southern Mississippi
David Betounes*, University of Southern Mississippi
(993G11052)

5:00 p.m.
Seeing the Flow and Watching the Wave.
Elton Graves*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(993G1482)

5:30 p.m.
Mathematica: A Tale of Two Versions.
Danny W. Turner*, Winthrop University
Thomas W. Polaski, Winthrop University
(993G1335)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, II
Organizers:
Laura J. Wallace, California State University, San Bernardino wallace@csusb.edu
Jacqueline A. Jensen, Sam Houston State University
Gary W. Towsley, SUNY at Geneseo
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University at San Bernardino

2:15 p.m.
The Missing Chapter in Elementary Statistics Textbooks: A Prescription for Transition into Statistical Inference.
Gerald Y Agbegha*, Johnson C. Smith University
(993Z1313)

2:30 p.m.
A Geometry Course for High School Mathematics Teachers.
Brenda C. Strassfeld*, New York University/University of Plymouth
(993Z1187)

2:45 p.m.
Don't Just Stand There  Do Something (In Your Stats Class)!
Kelly Molkenthin Fuller*, Nazareth College
(993Z1704)

3:00 p.m.
Teaching a Summer Elementary Statistics Course Online.
Hasan N Hamdan*, James Madison University
(993Z11565)

3:30 p.m.
Break.

3:45 p.m.
The Vanishing Remainders Paradoxes And Other Overlooked Paradoxes of Infinity.
Michael Hugh Knowles*, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
(993Z1441)

4:00 p.m.
A Question of Limits.
Paul H Schuette*, Meredith College
(993Z1443)

4:15 p.m.
Haven't I Heard That Before?
Joanne V Peeples*, El Paso Community College
(993Z11009)

4:30 p.m.
Reflections on a smallgroup discovery method experience: the Real Analysis class.
Constantin Dorin Dumitra\c{s}cu*, Dartmouth College
(993Z1343)

4:45 p.m.
Teaching a multilevel History of Mathematics course.
Joel K. Haack*, University of Northern Iowa
(993Z1355)

4:55 p.m.
Break.

5:15 p.m.
Discussing and Writing About Mathematics: Highlights and Pitfalls.
Michael L. Berry*, West Virginia Wesleyan College
(993Z135)

5:30 p.m.
Investigating the "Unknown" to Motivate Mathematics Discussion.
Eileen Fernandez*, Montclair State University
(993Z11374)

5:45 p.m.
Creative Reading and Writing in a Proofs Course.
Heather A. Lewis*, Nazareth College
(993Z11287)

6:00 p.m.
There's no Writing in Math Class?
Karen D Ivy*, Montclair State University
(993Z21292)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Service learning in mathematics: They wrote the book.
Organizers:
Jerry F. Dwyer, Texas Tech University
Panelists:
Josh Sabloff, Haverford College
Richard A. Zang, University of New Hampshire at Manchester
Perla L. Myers, University of San Diego
Dana S. Craig, University of Central Oklahoma
Lida McDowell, University of Southern Mississippi

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Quantitative Literacy Requirements Panel Discussion
Quantitative literacy across the curriculum.
Organizers:
Rick Gillman, Valparaiso University
Kim Rheinlander, Dartmouth University
Emily Decker Larder, Evergreen State University
Gillie Malnarich, Evergreen State University

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
The impact of laptop computers on classroom instruction.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U.S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Allen Broughton, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
Michael Huber, U.S. Military Academy
Jim Rolfe, U.S. Air Force Academy
Moderators:
Joseph D. Myers, U.S. Military Academy

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Math on the Web
Go to the Math on the Web Pavilion for the complete schedule of presentations.

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
Writing textbooks in mathematics.
Organizers:
Revathi Narasimhan, Kean University
Panelists:
Lynn Cox, HoughtonMifflin
J. Douglas Faires, Youngstown State University
William Hoffman, AddisonWesley
Dan Kalman, American University

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Section Officers

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:45 p.m.4:45 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
PMET: Preparing mathematicians to educate teachers, grades 712.
Organizers:
Holly Hirst, Appalachian State University
Jack Y. Narayan, SUNY College at Oswego

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:45 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations

2:45 p.m.
The Density of States in a QuasiGap.
Jeffrey L Selden*, University of Arizona
(993351205)

3:00 p.m.
On Prescibing the Curvature of Level Curves.
David L. Finn*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(99335813)

3:15 p.m.
Results on the Lagrangian averaged NavierStokes Equations.
James P Peirce*, University of California, Davis
(99335742)

3:30 p.m.
Nonclassical symmetries of partial differential equations and compatibility.
Daniel J. Arrigo*, University of Central Arkansas
Jon R. Beckham, University of Delaware
(99335921)

3:45 p.m.
Positive Solutions for Large Elliptic Systems of Interacting Species Groups by Cone Index Methods.
Anthony W Leung*, University of Cincinnati
(99335996)

4:00 p.m.
Break

4:15 p.m.
A Hierarchy of Nonlinear integrable PDEs and Its Exact Solution.
Zhijun Qiao*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(993351382)

4:30 p.m.
Nonlinear degenerate parabolic equations with singular lower order term.
Ismail Kombe*, University of Missouri
Jerome A Goldstein, University of Memphis
(993351025)

4:45 p.m.
An Equation For The Limit State Of A Superconductor With Pinning Sites.
Patricia Bauman, Purdue University
Jianzhong Sun*, Purdue University
(993351182)

5:00 p.m.
Vortices and current in the thin film GinzburgLandau model of superconductivity.
Patricia Bauman, Purdue University
Dmitry Glotov*, Purdue University
(993351601)

5:15 p.m.
The Phase Transition between Chiral Nematic and Smectic C* Liauid Crystals.
Sookyung Joo*, Purdue University
Daniel Phillips, Purdue University
(993351707)

5:30 p.m.
Quenching of Solutions for a Degenerate Semilinear Parabolic Problem with Second Boundary Conditions.
C. Y. Chan, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
N. E. Dyakevich*, California State University at San Bernardino
(993351484)

5:45 p.m.
Exponential Stability of a Connected System of Wave Equations in Bounded Regions.
M Najafi*, Kent State University Ashtabula
(993931655)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Selections from the calculus museum.
William W. Dunham*, Muhlenberg College
(993A016)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 3:20 p.m.4:35 p.m.
AWM Panel Discussion
Supporting the diverse personal lives of mathematicians.
Organizers:
Carolyn S. Gordon, Dartmouth College
Carolyn S. Gordon, Dartmouth College
Panelists:
Robert L. Bryant, Duke University
Jerome Dancis, University of Maryland
Organizers:
Marianne Korten, Kansas State University
Marianne Korten, Kansas State University
Helen Moore, American Institute of Mathematics
Christina Sormani, Lehman College, CUNY
Panelists:
Cleopatria Martinez, Phoenix College
Elizabeth Stanhope, Willamette University

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 3:45 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
CINEMATH: Mathematics on the silver screen.
Organizers:
Charlie L. Smith, Park University

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 3:45 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Mathematics Education of TeachersNCTM Panel Discussion
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the mathematics community
Organizers:
Judith L. Covington, Louisiana State UniversityShreveport
Marilyn L. Hala, NCTM

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception for Undergraduate Students

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#14: Part A
Introduction to mathematical card tricks.
Organizers:
Colm K. Mulcahy, Spelman College
Jeffrey A. Ehme, Spelman College

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
Computation and discovery in the number theory classroom.
Organizers:
Clifford A. Reiter, Lafayette College

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
A fresh start for collegiate mathematics.
Organizers:
Nancy Baxter Hastings, Dickinson College
Sheldon P. Gordon, Farmingdale State University of New York
Panelists:
Nancy Baxter Hastings,
Sheldon P. Gordon,
Florence S. Gordon, New York Institute of Technology
Moderators:
Jack Y. Narayan, SUNY at Oswego

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 4:35 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AWM Business Meeting

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part A
Some mathematics of Leonhard Euler.
Organizers:
William W. Dunham, Muhlenberg College
Edward C. Sandifer, Western Connecticut State University

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Reception

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Special Presentation
A live computer experiment.
Presenters:
Stephen Wolfram, Wolfram Research, Inc.

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Mathematical Institutes Open House

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
First Timers Reception

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 7:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Young Mathematicians Network Town Meeting

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Biology as information.
Eric Lander*, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
(9939233)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 9:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
AWM Reception
Thursday January 8, 2004

Thursday January 8, 2004, 7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.
Elsevier Science 5K Fun Run/Walk and Breakfast

Thursday January 8, 2004, 7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Employment Center

Thursday January 8, 2004, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, I
Organizers:
Tamara A. Burton, Rochester Institute of Technology
Michael J. Fisher, California State University, Fresno
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology narayan@mail.rit.edu

8:00 a.m.
Solving the Dirichlet problem with rational data.
Tim Ferguson*, University of Richmond
(9933059)

8:30 a.m.
Polynomial factorization.
Radoslaw Lucjan Stefanski*, University of Richmond
(9933060)

9:00 a.m.
Minimum Rank of Positive SemiDefinite Matrices with a Prescribed Graph.
Wendy Wang*, Duke University
Kelly Steinmetz, Truman State University
(99305118)

9:30 a.m.
Minimum Rank of Positive SemiDefinite Matrices with a Prescribed Graph.
Kelly J. Steinmetz*, Truman State University
Wendy Wang, Duke University
(99315123)

10:00 a.m.
Subgraph Summability Number of a Graph.
Josh R Whitney*, Arizona State University
(99300131)

10:30 a.m.
Randomly Decomposable Graphs in $K_mP_e$.
Erin Rita Militzer*, Central Michigan University
(99300145)

11:00 a.m.
Classifying semigroups where $\Gamma(S)$ is the refinement of a star graph.
Amanda J. Geiser*, Susquehanna University
(99300157)

11:30 a.m.
Completely solving equations by iteration.
John Matthew Mahoney*, California State University,Long Beach
(993371710)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara
Bonnie Saunders, University of Illinois at Chicago

8:00 a.m.
Confronting Diverse Student Interests: Departmental Efforts in Reforming Undergraduate Mathematics.
Naomi Fisher*, University of Illinois at Chicago chicago
Jerry Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
Kenneth Millett, University of California Santa Barbara
Samuel Rankin, American Mathematical Society
Bonnie Saunders, University of Illinois at Chicago
(99397934)

8:30 a.m.
The Computational Mathematical Sciences Program at Arizona State University.
Eric J. Kostelich*, Arizona State University
(993971373)

9:00 a.m.
More effective mathematical education for teachers.
Amy Cohen*, Rutgers University
(993971005)

9:30 a.m.
Evolution of the Undergradute Curriculum at the University of South Carolina.
Douglas B Meade*, University of South Carolina
(993971424)

10:00 a.m.
Reforming the mathematics core for engineers and everyone else.
Jeffrey K Lawson*, Trinity University
(99397645)

10:30 a.m.
Making Mathematics Relevant: College Algebra Reform at Trinity College.
Laurie Johnson*, Trinity College
(99397987)

11:00 a.m.
Implementing Mathematics Reform in College Devlopmental Mathematics.
Andy Carter*, Roosevelt University
Steve Cohen, Roosevelt University
(993971024)

11:30 a.m.
Question period and discussion.

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Mathematical Modeling in Neuroscience, Biomedicine, Genetics, and Epidemiology, I
Organizers:
Steven M. Baer, Arizona State University
Ivo D. Dinov, University of California Los Angeles
Frank C. Hoppensteadt, Arizona State University
Hal L. Smith, Arizona State University halsmith@asu.edu

8:00 a.m.
How Far is One Kinetic Time Activity Curve from Another: Measure the physiological Similarity between Voxels over Brain PET Data.
Hongbin Guo*, Arizona State University
Rosemary A Renaut, Arizona State University
Kewei Chen, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
(993921699)

8:30 a.m.
FFTs for the Life Sciences.
Peter Kostelec*, Dartmouth College
Daniel N Rockmore, Dartmouth College
(993421571)

9:00 a.m.
Image segmentation models using curve evolution and functional minimization, with applications to medical imaging.
Jason T. Chung, UCLA
Luminita A. Vese*, UCLA
(993351502)

9:30 a.m.
Towards Mathematical Modeling of Local Information Processing in Vertebrate Brain.
Amir H Assadi*, University of WisconsinMadison
Miroslav Backonja, University of WisconsinMadison
P. Charles Garell, University of WisconsinMadison
Nik Kasabov, Auckland University of Technology
(993921034)

10:00 a.m.
Diffusion Tensor Imaging.
S M Pizer*, Univ of North Carolina
(99392890)

10:30 a.m.
Membrane protein structure from NMR orientational constraints.
J R Quine*, Florida State University
S Achuthan, Florida State University
P Srinivasan, Florida State University
(99392889)

11:00 a.m.
Mathematical and Computational Challenges in Brain Mapping.
Paul M. Thompson*, UCLA School of Medicine
Arthur W. Toga, UCLA School of Medicine
(99392886)

11:30 a.m.
Modelling Spreading Cortical Depression in the BrainCell Microenvironment.
Robert M. Miura*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(993921641)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Infinite Combinatorics and Inner Model Theory, III
Organizers:
Matthew D. Foreman, University of California Irvine mforeman@math.uci.edu
Martin Zeman, University of California Irvine

8:00 a.m.
The determinacy of real games.
W. Hugh Woodin*, University of California, Berkeley
(993031367)

9:00 a.m.
Club guessing sequences and filters.
Tetsuya Ishiu*, University of Kansas
(99303952)

9:30 a.m.
More Coloring Theorems.
E. Todd Eisworth*, University of Northern Iowa
(993031115)

10:00 a.m.
Additivity of measure and maximal functions.
Juris Steprans*, York University
(993031104)

10:30 a.m.
On the existence of Hausdorff ultrafilters.
Tomek Bartoszynski*, Boise State University
Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University and Rutgers University
(993031392)

11:00 a.m.
Club guessing applied to universality problems.
Katherine A Thompson*, Carnegie Mellon University
(993031354)

11:30 a.m.
Mutual stationarity, fine structure and pcf.
James Cummings*, Carnegie Mellon University
(993031010)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations, III
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Jim M. Cushing, University of Arizona
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
James A. Yorke, University of Maryland, College Park

8:00 a.m.
Chaos in the solar system.
Mario Umberto Martelli*, Claremont McKenna College
(99337268)

8:30 a.m.
Convergence, Periodicity and Bifurcations in a 2parameter, Secondorder Absolute Difference Equation.
H Sedaghat*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(99339577)

9:00 a.m.
Shooting Methods For Numerical Solution Of Stochastic BoundaryValue Problems.
Armando Arciniega*, St. Mary's University
Edward J Allen, Texas Tech University
(9936544)

9:30 a.m.
On Fraenkel's NHeap Wythoff's Conjecture.
Xinyu Sun*, Temple University
Doron Zeilberger, Rutgers University
(99339130)

10:00 a.m.
Noise Sensitivity for Natural Measures of Chaotic Attractors.
Timothy D. Sauer*, George Mason University
(99337571)

10:30 a.m.
Shadowing in Higher Dimensional Discrete Dynamical Systems.
Judy A Kennedy*, University of Delaware
James A. Yorke, University of Maryland
Carmen Young, Fields Institute
Wayne B. Hayes, University of Maryland
(99337663)

11:00 a.m.
The Same Transmission Dynamics Drive the Fast Gay and the Slow African HIV Epidemics.
James A Yorke, University of Maryland
Frederick Suppe, Texas Tech University
Brandy L Rapatski*, University of Maryland
(99300549)

11:30 a.m.
A New Class of Maps in the Plane: the Movie.
James A Yorke*, University of Maryland
James T Halbert, University of Maryland
(99337471)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Partial Differential Equations and Applications, I
Organizers:
Xin Lu, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
YanWei Qi, University of California Santa Barbara
Weiqing Xie, California State Polytech University wxie@csupomona.edu
HongMing Yin, Washington State University

8:00 a.m.
Optimal Control of Obstacles in Variational Inequalities.
Suzanne Lenhart*, University of Tennessee
(99335740)

8:30 a.m.
Existence and nonexistence of Positive Radial Solutions for quasilinear elliptic Systems.
Haiyan Wang*, Arizona State University West
(99335621)

9:00 a.m.
Existence of Solutions for a Nonlinear System.
Ping Wang*, Penn State University
Chaochun Qu, Yunnan University
(99335287)

9:30 a.m.
Local Regularity Theorems for the Stationary Thermistor Problem.
Xiangsheng Xu*, Mississippi State University
(99335919)

10:00 a.m.
Stability, Periodicity, and Numerical Solutions in Reactiondiffusion Systems with time delays.
Wei Feng*, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Xin Lu, University Of North Carolina at Wilmington
(993351336)

10:30 a.m.
A Weighted Strichartz Inequality on the Einstein Universe For the Global Existence of Solutions to Nonlinear Wave Equations.
Nimet Alpay*, Michigan State University
(99335107)

11:00 a.m.
Higherorder CahnHilliard models for faceting of a growing crystal surface.
Tatiana Savin*, Northwestern University
A.A. Golovin, Northwestern University
S.H. Davis, Northwestern University
A.A. Nepomnyashchy, TechnionIIT
P.W. Voorhees, Northwestern University
(993351006)

11:30 a.m.
On A PhaseChange Problem Arising from Inductive Heating.
HongMing Yin*, Washington State University
(99335665)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Theory and Applications of Orthogonal Polynomials, III
Organizers:
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of South Florida ismail@math.usf.edu
Barry Simon, California Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Some recurrence formulas for Two variable orthogonal polynomials on the Unit circle.
Jeffrey S Geronimo*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(993411716)

9:00 a.m.
Orthogonal Polynomials on the Unit Circle.
Barry Simon*, Caltech
(993331712)

10:00 a.m.
The ChristoffelUvarov formula and averages of random characteristic polynomials.
E Strahov*, Caltech
(993601141)

11:00 a.m.
Generalised Chebyshev Polynomials under Polynomial Mappings.
Y Chen, Imperial College
J C Griffin*, Imperial College
M Ismail, University of South Florida
(993331520)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Dynamics and Ergodic Theory, II
Organizers:
Alica Miller, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign amiller@math.uiuc.edu
Joseph Rosenblatt, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

8:00 a.m.
Generalized polynomials: from Weyl equidistribution theorem to translations on nilmanifolds.
Vitaly Bergelson*, Ohio State University
(993371216)

9:00 a.m.
Syndetically Hypercyclic Operators.
Luis E. Saldivia*, Educational Testing Service
Alfredo Peris, Universitat Polit\`{e}cnica de Val\`{e}ncia
(99337526)

9:30 a.m.
Optimal weights for moving averages in $L_p$ spaces, $1\leq p\leq \infty$.
Parthena Avramidou*, Ohio State University
(993371553)

10:00 a.m.
Critical rates in nonconventional ergodic averaging.
Anthony Quas*, University of Memphis
M\'at\'e Wierdl, University of Memphis
(993371420)

10:30 a.m.
Orbitequivalence of compact minimal $\mathbf{R}$ flows.
Alica Miller*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Joseph Rosenblatt, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(993371548)

11:00 a.m.
Ergodicity of Weyl cocycles.
Mahesh G Nerurkar*, Rutgers University
(993281527)

11:30 a.m.
On almost automorphic lattice dynamics.
Yingfei Yi*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(99337904)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Many Lives of Lattice Theory and the Theory of Ordered Sets, with Connections to Combinatorics, III
Organizers:
Jonathan D. Farley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Stefan E. Schmidt, New Mexico State University schmidt@nmsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Determining Properties of a Multipartite Tournament from its Lattice of Convex Subsets.
Atif Abueida, University of Dayton
Wiebke S Diestelkamp, University of Dayton
Stephanie P Edwards, University of Dayton
Darren B Parker*, University of Dayton
(9930538)

8:30 a.m.
Visualizations of weighted lattices for Formal Concept Analysis.
Alex Pogel, Physical Science Labratory
Tim Hannan, New Mexico State University
Lance Miller*, University of Connecticut
(993061290)

9:00 a.m.
Enumeration of Totally Positive Grassmann Cells.
Lauren Kiyomi Williams*, MIT, Berkeley
(99306479)

9:30 a.m.
Differential Posets and DownUp Algebras.
Tom Roby*, California State University, Hayward
(993061695)

10:00 a.m.
A discrete homotopy theory for order complexes of lattices.
Helene Barcelo*, Arizona State University
(993051404)

10:30 a.m.
Linear Extensions of Ranked Posets, Enumerated by Descents: A Problem of Richard P. Stanley from the 1981 Banff Conference on Ordered Sets.
Jonathan David Farley*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(993061651)

11:00 a.m.
Lattice Theory and Enumeration.
Joseph E. Bonin*, The George Washington University
Anna de Mier, University of Oxford
Marc Noy, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
(993061190)

11:30 a.m.
A Glimpse of Dowling Lattices.
Thomas A. Dowling*, Ohio State University
(993061706)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Coding and DesignTheoretic Applications of Polynomials, III
Organizers:
Donald D. Mills, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale dmills@math.siu.edu
Patrick S. Mitchell, Midwestern State University
Kent M. Neuerburg, Southeastern Louisiana University

8:00 a.m.
Regularity in Codes and Designs.
A. R. Calderbank*, Princeton University
(99305165)

9:00 a.m.
Polynomial arithmetic behind the IEEE 802.12 standard for 100Mbit/s data transmission.
James A. Davis*, University of Richmond
Simon Crouch, Bristol, UK
Jonathan Jedwab, Simon Fraser University
(9930571)

9:30 a.m.
A reduction of polynomial factorization over $\mathbb{F}_{p}$ to factoring polynomials which split.
Greg Stein*, Claremont McKenna College
(993111102)

10:00 a.m.
Piecewise Quadratic Bent Functions.
Joseph L Yucas*, Southern Illinois University
(99312686)

10:30 a.m.
Highly degenerate quadratic forms over finite fields of characteristic 2.
Robert W. Fitzgerald*, Southern Illinois University
(99311163)

11:00 a.m.
Weight Enumerators and SelfDual Codes.
Judy L Walker*, University of Nebraska
(993941608)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
Java applets in teaching mathematics.
Organizers:
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Dynamical Systems and Difference Equations

8:00 a.m.
Linear Transformations on Polynomial Models of Time Series.
Aihua Li, Loyola Univeristy
Chuang Peng*, Morehouse College
(993371561)

8:15 a.m.
m x n Proper Arrays: Geometric Construction and the Associated Linear Cellular Automata.
Jocelyn A Quaintance*, SUNY Fredonia
(9933742)

8:30 a.m.
Lipschitz Flowbox Theorem.
Craig J. Calcaterra*, Metropolitan State University
Axel Boldt, Metropolitan State University
(99337232)

8:45 a.m.
Solitons and Random Cauchy Matrices.
Kevin Hughes, Rowan University
Hieu D Nguyen*, Rowan University
(99337989)

9:00 a.m.
Recurrent Points in Fuzzy Dynamical Systems of the First Type.
Mark Burgin*, UCLA
(993371670)

9:15 a.m.
Band Structure in BoseEinstein Condensates in Periodic Lattices.
Mason Alexander Porter*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Predrag Cvitanovic, Georgia Institute of Technology
(993371038)

9:30 a.m.
Nonlinear analysis of a coupled mechanism for enhancing amplification in auditory hair cells.
K A Montgomery*, Northwestern University
M Silber, Northwestern University
S A Solla, Northwestern University
(993371403)

9:45 a.m.
Break.

10:30 a.m.
Global Stability of Difference Equations.
Zhivko S. Athanassov*, Institute of Mathematics, Bulgarian Academy of Sci
(99339103)

10:45 a.m.
On the Behavior of Solutions of $ x_{n+1}=\displaystyle{p+\frac{x_{n1}}{x_n}}$.
Jeffrey J Feuer*, Coastal Carolina University
(99339215)

11:00 a.m.
Dynamic Consistency and Discrete Models for the Harmonic Oscillator.
Sandra A Rucker*, Clark Atlanta University
Ronald E Mickens, Clark Atlanta University
(99339213)

11:15 a.m.
Dynamics of the Discrete Model of WestNile like Epidemics.
V. L. Kocic*, Xavier University of Louisiana
T. Darensburg, Xavier University of Louisiana
(993391129)

11:30 a.m.
On a Max Type Recurrence Relation with Periodic Coefficients.
W T Patula, Southern Illinois University
H D Voulov*, University of Missouri  Kansas City
(993391627)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Applications of Mathematics

8:00 a.m.
Spectral Analysis of LowDispersion Interpolation Schemes.
Jim Ferry*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(993651015)

8:15 a.m.
Computing Dominant Eigenvalues of the Linearized NavierStokes Equations.
Beau B Grande*, Colorado State University
(993651576)

8:30 a.m.
A Numerical Method for Solving a DualPhaseLagging Heat Transport Equation in a Three Dimensional Micro Sphere.
Lixin Shen*, Louisiana Tech University
Weizhong Dai, Louisiana Tech University
Teng Zhu, Grambling State University
(993651340)

8:45 a.m.
Comparing Algorithmic Approaches to List the Minimal Hitting Sets of a Hypergraph.
Ken Takata*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(993681471)

9:00 a.m.
Pattern Formation in a CICR Reaction.
Maya Mincheva*, Wilfrid Laurier University
(993351393)

9:15 a.m.
A Mathematical Model for Thermohydrodynamic(THD) Analysis of Titled Pad Slider Bearing with Heat Conduction to the Pad and Slider.
Prawal Sinha*, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
(9937686)

9:30 a.m.
Approximate solutions to the porous medium equation.
Aleksey S Telyakovskiy*, University of Nevada, Reno
(99376818)

9:45 a.m.
On AmplitudeFrequency Dependences for Standing Waves in Fluids of Various Configurations.
Inna Konstantinovna Shingareva*, University of Sonora, Mexico
Carlos Liz\'arraga Celaya, University of Sonora, Mexico
(99376819)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:15 a.m.
Economics of Optimal Water Allocation on Agriculture in the Lower Chattahoochee River Basin.
Krishna P Paudel*, Louisina State University
Jim Cruise, University of Alabama Huntsville
Ashutosh Limaye, University of Alabama Huntsville
Upton Hatch, Auburn University
(993901262)

10:45 a.m.
The gravitatonal field of a rotating dust cylinder.
M D Iftime*, UMass
(99383716)

11:00 a.m.
Progress and Challenges in Modeling Plant Competition For Light.
Andrew L Nevai*, University of California, Los Angeles
Richard R Vance, University of California, Los Angeles
(993921683)

11:15 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Isothermal Frontal Polymerization.
Divya E Devadoss*, Northwestern University
Vladimir A Volpert, Northwestern University
(99392767)

11:30 a.m.
Population Persistence and Extinction in a DiscreteTime, StageStructured Epidemic Model.
Keith E Emmert*, Texas Tech University
Linda J.S. Allen, Texas Tech University
(99392982)

11:45 a.m.
Computing the probability of cycles in a random election.
Bruce W. Atkinson*, Samford University
(993911418)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.12:05 p.m.
MAA Session on Courses Below Calculus: A New Focus, III
Organizers:
Mary Robinson, University of New Mexico, Valencia Campus maryrobn@unm.edu
Florence S. Gordon, New York Institute of Technology
Arlene H. Kleinstein, SUNY at Farmingdale
Norma M. Agras, Miami Dade Community College
Laurette B. Foster, Prairie View A&M University
Linda Martin, Albuquerque TVI

8:00 a.m.
Modeling and Data Analysis as the Core of Precalculus.
Daniel J Teague*, NC School of Science and Mathematics
(993E1746)

8:25 a.m.
A focus on mathematical modeling in courses below calculus: What are the implications for prerequisite courses?
Mercedes A McGowen*, William Rainey Harper College
(993E1804)

8:50 a.m.
What Does Conceptual Understanding Mean?
Florence S. Gordon*, New York Institute of Technology
(993E1722)

9:15 a.m.
Lab Projects in Courses Below Calculus.
Elias H Toubassi*, University of Arizona
Jerry Morris, Sonoma State University
(993E1768)

9:40 a.m.
Some Political and Practical Issues on Implementing Reform.
Robert E. Megginson*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
(993E1747)

10:05 a.m.
MAA/AMATYC Guidelines: Implementation Strategies.
Norma M Agras*, MiamiDade College
(993E1894)

10:30 a.m.
College Algebra Alternatives: One Size Doesn't Fit All (and how it works).
Bonnie Gold*, Monmouth University
(993E1699)

10:55 a.m.
Elementary Math Modeling: A Dynamic Approach.
James T Sandefur*, Georgetown University
(993E1300)

11:20 a.m.
Modeling before calculus.
Benny D Evans*, Oklahoma State University
(993E1843)

11:45 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling and Problem Solving.
Richard D West*, Francis Marion University
William P Fox, Francis Marion University
(993E1470)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
MAA Session on The Effective Use of Computer Algebra Systems in the Teaching of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
L. Carl Leinbach, Gettysburg College leinbach@gettysburg.edu
Edward A. Connors, University of Massachusetts

8:00 a.m.
Effective Use of Derive in Modeling with Difference Equations and Matrices.
Mazen Shahin*, Delaware State University
(993G1494)

8:15 a.m.
Using a Computer Algebra System to Explore Geometry and Matrix Groups in a Linear Algebra Course.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
(993G1417)

8:30 a.m.
Stopping Vibrations with a Hammer Strike.
Leonard J Lipkin*, University of North Florida
(993G1240)

8:45 a.m.
Visualization of 2D to 3D Transformations  Exploration Thru Technology.
Mark Gorak*, United States Military Academy
B Gabriel Costa, United States Military Academy
Barbara S Melendez, United States Military Academy
(993G11058)

9:00 a.m.
The Effective Use of Computer Algebra Systems in Teaching An Introductory Course in Mathematical Modeling using MAPLE.
William P Fox*, Francis Marion University
(993G11056)

9:15 a.m.
Using a CAS to Investigate List Scheduling in a FirstYear Mathematics Course.
Bruce Torrence*, Randolph Macon College
(993G11057)

9:30 a.m.
Use of a CAS in a Discrete Mathematics Course.
Ed Conjura*, The College of New Jersey
(993G11054)

9:45 a.m.
Using Inherent Errors of CAS to Teach Mathematical Concepts.
Michael J. Bosse*, Morgan State University
N. R. Nandakumar, Delaware State University
(993G1322)

10:00 a.m.
A Comparativie Study in College Algebra using a CAS.
Eric Hofacker*, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
(993G11051)

10:15 a.m.
Using the TI89 in Math Education Does it Improve the Students' Performance?
Karsten Schmidt*, University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden
Wolfgang Moldenhauer, ThILLM
(993G155)

10:30 a.m.
Using the Automated CAS Process of Simplification to Teach an Often Seemingly Mysterious Mathematical Concept.
Michael J. Bosse*, Morgan State University
N. R. Nandakumar, Delaware State University
(993G1321)

10:45 a.m.
Using Discovery and The Computer Algebra System to Help Promote Student Understanding.
Thomas Fox*, University of Houston Clear Lake
(993G1591)

11:00 a.m.
How Does a Computer Algebra System Integrate?
Kevin E. Charlwood*, Washburn University
(993G1439)

11:15 a.m.
Visualizing Linear Combination and Span.
John F. Putz*, Alma College
(993G1320)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Placement Strategies
Organizers:
Janet P. Ray, Seattle Central Community College janray@sccd.ctc.edu
Susan L. Forman, Bronx Community College (CUNY)
Patricia R. Wilkinson, Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY)

8:00 a.m.
The Development and Implementation of a Mathematics Placement Program.
James P. Marshall*, Illinois College
(993H1674)

8:20 a.m.
Placement Strategies at Western New England College: An Approach that Emphasizes Individual Attention.
Josephine Sears Rodriguez*, Western New England College
(993H1424)

8:35 a.m.
The Placement Nightmare Continues.
William P Fox*, Francis Marion University
(993H11132)

8:50 a.m.
Getting started right for engineering at UMR.
Mary Ellen Kirgan*, University of MissouriRolla
(993H1809)

9:05 a.m.
Accuplacer at Bloomsburg University.
Lisa A Lister*, Bloomsburg University
James Pomfret, Bloomsburg University
(993H1454)

9:20 a.m.
Central College Mathematics Placement.
Mark A Mills*, Central College
(993H1739)

9:35 a.m.
The Process of Math Placement: Evaluation, Assessment, and Change.
Frances B. Lichtman*, Alma College
(993H11041)

9:50 a.m.
A Dynamic Multicriteria MultiStage Approach to Placement.
Evelyn C. Bailey*, Oxford College of Emory University
Fang Chen, Oxford College of Emory University
(993H157)

10:05 a.m.
Placement, Prerequisites, and Student Success.
Barbara A. Jur*, Macomb Community College
(993H1278)

10:20 a.m.
Rethinking Placement in Undergraduate Mathematics.
Sheldon P. Gordon*, Farmingdale State University of New York
(993H1721)

10:40 a.m.
Case Study: Developing College Mathematics Placement Tests.
Gloria S Dion*, ETS
(993H1708)

10:55 a.m.
Webbased Calculus Placement.
Leah Wrenn Berman*, Ursinus College
(993H1743)

11:15 a.m.
First Year Advising at Illinois Wesleyan University.
Melvyn Jeter*, Illinois Wesleyan University
Paul Kapitza*, Illinois Wesleyan University
(993H1752)

11:30 a.m.
An Online Placement Testing System.
David J Dwyer, University of Evansville
Mark E Gruenwald*, University of Evansville
(993H1452)

11:45 a.m.
An Online Mathematics Readiness Testing Program.
Jerry Johnson*, University of Nevada
Inmaculada Aban, University of Nevada
Jeff Mortensen, University of Nevada
(993H1660)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.12:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Chaotic Dynamics and Fractal Geometry
Organizers:
Denny Gulick, University of Maryland dng@math.umd.edu
Jon Scott, Montgomery College

8:00 a.m.
Numerics and Chaotic Dynamics: Can you trust your computer?
H. Kocak*, University of Miami
B. Coomes, University of Miami
B. Rosenberg, University of Miami
(993I11221)

8:15 a.m.
Iterated Function Systems in the Classroom.
Charles Waiveris*, Central Connecticut State University
(993I1389)

8:30 a.m.
Java Programs for Box Fractals.
Shawn E Roering*, St. Cloud State University, MN
(993I1693)

8:45 a.m.
Fractal Dimension and Iterated Automorphism Systems.
Michael J Bardzell*, Salisbury University
(993I1416)

9:00 a.m.
The Convergence of Difference Boxes.
Antonio Behn, Universidad de Chile
Christopher KribsZaleta, University of Texas at Arlington
Vadim Ponomarenko*, Trinity University
(993I1114)

9:15 a.m.
Undergrads CAN Do Research in Dynamical Systems!
Jody Sorensen*, Grand Valley State University
(993I1143)

9:30 a.m.
When Lines Go Bad: Understanding the Hausdorff Metric.
Steven Schlicker*, Grand Valley State University
(993I1973)

9:45 a.m.
On the dynamics of a generalized $3x+1$ function.
Jeffrey P Dumont, NH
Clifford A Reiter*, Lafayette College
(993I1263)

10:00 a.m.
Julia Sets that are Full of Holes.
Kimberly A. Roth*, Wheeling Jesuit University
(993I1420)

10:15 a.m.
Using Picard's Method to Analyze Chaotic Systems.
James S Sochacki*, James Madison University
(993I1553)

10:30 a.m.
Manufacturing Systems, Invariant Measures, and Undergraduates.
James Andrew Walsh*, Oberlin College
(993I158)

10:45 a.m.
Describing Points in some simple Fractals.
Sandra Fillebrown*, Saint Joseph's University
Vincent Russo, Saint Joseph's University
(993I1214)

11:00 a.m.
The Evolution of Interesting Limit Sets.
Anne M. Burns*, Long Island University
(993I1206)

11:15 a.m.
Multifractal Cartoons of the Variation of Financial Prices.
Benoit B Mandelbrot*, Yale University
(993I11238)

11:30 a.m.
Fractals in the Financial Markets.
Marilyn B. Durkin*, Bentley College
(993I1285)

11:45 a.m.
Chaotic Dynamics in a Capstone Seminar Course.
Douglas E. Norton*, Villanova University
(993I11023)

12:00 p.m.
Polygons and Chaos.
Jay M. Kappraff*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Gary W. Adamson, San Diego, CA
(993I1962)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Truth in Using the History of Mathematics in Teaching Mathematics
Organizers:
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia vkatz@udc.edu
Eisso J. Atzema, University of Maine

8:00 a.m.
The Role of "History": Student Motivation in the Mathematics Classroom.
Jeffery T. McLean*, University of St. Thomas
(993J1923)

8:20 a.m.
The truth hurts: Using ancient astronomical models in the mathematics classroom.
Matthew M Pascal*, American University
(993J1981)

8:40 a.m.
Benjamin Banneker's Life and Mathematics: Web of Truth?
Florence D Fasanelli*, American Association for the Advancement of Scienc
(993J11116)

9:00 a.m.
Tell the Truth, Tell Nothing But the Truth, But Whatever You Do, Don't Tell the Whole Truth.
V. Frederick Rickey*, West Point
(993J11012)

9:20 a.m.
Accounting for the Phenomena: Newton's Laws Come of Age.
Robert E. Bradley*, Adelphi University
(993J11567)

9:40 a.m.
Who really created the "Pascal's" Triangle?
Mohammad Moazzam*, Salisbury University
(993J1562)

10:00 a.m.
Dispelling Myths while Promoting Math.
Judith V Grabiner*, Pitzer College
(993J11036)

10:20 a.m.
Who discovered Green's Theorem?
Stacy G. Langton*, University of San Diego
(993J1594)

10:40 a.m.
The Flatland myth.
W. F. Lindgren*, Slippery Rock University
T. F. Banchoff, Brown University
(993J1255)

11:00 a.m.
Truth and Justification in the Use of History of Mathematics in the Mathematics Classroom.
Thomas Drucker*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(993J11348)

11:20 a.m.
The Effects of the NonEuclidean Revolution on the Notion of Truth in the Sciences and Culture.
Michael J. Bosse*, Morgan State University
(993J1293)

11:40 a.m.
In Search of the Real Juan Diez Freyle.
Bruce S. Burdick*, Roger Williams University
(993J11111)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Technology in Mathematics Teacher Preparation Courses, I
Organizers:
Mary Ann Connors, Westfield State College mconnors@foma.wsc.ma.edu
Christine Browning, Michigan University, Kalamazoo

8:00 a.m.
Using Graphing Calculator Technology to Facilitate Geometric Insights in Teaching Problem Solving Skills to Preservice Teachers.
Reginald Luke*, Middlesex County College
(993X1271)

8:20 a.m.
The Impact of Technology on a Patterns and Functions Course for Prospective Elementary Teachers.
David E. Boliver*, Univ. of Central Oklahoma
(993X1612)

8:40 a.m.
What do Preservice Mathematics Teachers Need to Know About Computer Algebra Systems?
Thomas Fox*, University of HoustonClear Lake
(993X1593)

9:00 a.m.
Technology Integration in Mathematics for Prospective Elementary Teachers.
Barbara Boschmans*, Plymouth State University
(993X1603)

9:20 a.m.
Math Tools, New Help for Teacher Educators and Teachers.
Gene Klotz*, Math Forum/Swarthmore College
(993X1602)

9:40 a.m.
An overview of three, 1hour courses designed to prepare secondary mathematics teachers to use technology in the classroom.
Timothy W Flood*, Pittsburg State University
Elwyn H Davis, Pittsburg State University
(993X1600)

10:00 a.m.
Technology Throughout the Secondary Mathematics Teacher Preparation Curriculum.
Teresa D. Magnus*, Rivier College
A. Darien Lauten, Rivier College
William Bonnice, Rivier College
(993X1442)

10:20 a.m.
The Impact of Students' Conceptualizations of Mathematics on a Computers in Teaching and Learning Matheamtics Course.
Jason Silverman*, Vanderbilt University
(993X1604)

10:40 a.m.
A Technology Enriched Secondary Teacher Preparation Program.
Virginia M Horak*, The University of Arizona
(993X1400)

11:00 a.m.
Using Technology to Enhance Elementary PreService Students' Mathematical Understanding.
Erica L Johnson*, St. John Fisher College
(993X1586)

11:20 a.m.
Using Technology to Enhance Depth and Complexity in Mathematics Instruction for Preservice Teachers.
Jane F. Schielack*, Texas A&M University
(993X1508)

11:40 a.m.
Technology's Role in Preparing SecondCareer Individuals for Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics.
Judy S O'Neal*, North GA College & State University
(993X164)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, III
Organizers:
Laura J. Wallace, California State University, San Bernardino wallace@csusb.edu
Jacqueline A. Jensen, Sam Houston State University
Gary W. Towsley, SUNY at Geneseo
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University at San Bernardino

8:00 a.m.
Building Academic Bridges Between Senior High School Students and Universities.
Faiz B AlRubaee*, University of North Florida
(993Z1447)

8:15 a.m.
Solving problems in elementary mathematics using concepts from Mechanics.
Mysore S Jagadish*, Barry University
(993Z1463)

8:30 a.m.
Mathematics for Biology Students.
Patti Frazer Lock*, St. Lawrence University
(993Z1501)

8:45 a.m.
No lectures, no tests, no tears!
Jennifer R Galovich*, College of St. Benedict/St. John's University
(993Z1457)

9:00 a.m.
Using the Irrationality of Pi to Introduce the Mathematics Major.
John R. Stoughton*, Hope College
(993Z1685)

9:30 a.m.
The Deadly Calculations of Dr. Malevolence.
Stephen M Walk*, St. Cloud State University
(993Z1224)

9:45 a.m.
What Does it Take to Increase the Diversity of Ph.D. Mathematicians?
Abbe H Herzig*, University at Albany, State University of New York
(993Z1412)

10:00 a.m.
Integrating writing and technology into mathematical learninga study of its effect on high school students' understanding of mathematics and their attitude toward mathematics.
Yuan Yuan*, National Hualien Teachers College in Taiwan
(993Z1260)

10:15 a.m.
Changing Students' Attitudes Towards Mathematics Through Direct Experience.
David B. Streid*, Maharishi University of Management
M. Anne Dow, Maharishi University of Management
(993Z11692)

10:30 a.m.
Students' Perceptions and Attitudes about Mathematics: A Look at Lyndon State College FirstYear Students.
Julie M Theoret*, Lyndon State College
(993Z11062)

10:45 a.m.
MERLOT as a forum to disseminate highquality public domain or low cost learning materials.
Bernd S. W. Schroeder*, Louisiana Tech University
(993Z170)

11:00 a.m.
How to Turn Math Duds into Math Studs.
Linda Braddy*, East Central University
Mickle Duggan, East Central University
Anne Fine, East Central University
Elizabeth Keiffer, East Central University
Rebecca Lyle, East Central University
(993Z1689)

11:15 a.m.
The Keystone Project: Teaching Study Skills in a Mathematics Classroom.
Vali Siadat*, Richard J. Daley College
Paul M Musial, Chicago State University
(993Z11389)

11:30 a.m.
A Successful Program to Prepare Graduate Students to Teach Undergraduate Mathematics.
Phoebe B. Rouse*, Louisiana State University
(993Z1714)

11:45 a.m.
High School Excel at the University of Portland Building Partnerships with Local Schools by Using University Students in High School and Middle School Math Classrooms.
Carmen J Schabel*, University of Portland
(993Z1305)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Conformal Geometry, III
Organizers:
Jie Qing, University of California Santa Cruz qing@cats.ucsc.edu
Yu Yuan, University of Washington, Seattle

8:30 a.m.
On the Conformal Paneitz Equation on Compact, Riemannian Manifolds without Boundary.
David Timothy Raske*, UCSC
(993351414)

9:00 a.m.
Analytic torsion and generalized Hodge metrics on CalabiYau moduli.
Hao Fang*, New York University
(99353827)

9:30 a.m.
On asymptotic rank of the WeilPetersson metric on Teichmuller space.
Zheng Huang*, University of Oklahoma
(99353662)

10:00 a.m.
A Fully Nonlinear Version of the Yamabe Problem.
Aobing Li*, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
(99335963)

11:00 a.m.
Realanalytic hypersurfaces with stability groups determined by highorder jets.
R. Travis Kowalski*, Colorado College
(993321214)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:25 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on the Dynamics and Stability of Coherent Structures
Organizers:
Joceline C. Lega, University of Arizona lega@math.arizona.edu

8:30 a.m.
Inverse scattering and the linear stability of solitons.
Todd Kapitula*, University of New Mexico
(993351351)

9:00 a.m.
Stability of solitary waves on lattices at low energy.
Gero Friesecke, University of Warwick
Robert L Pego*, University of Maryland College Park
(993701269)

9:30 a.m.
Bifurcations of travelling breathers in the discrete NLS equations.
Dmitry Pelinovsky*, McMaster University
(993391302)

10:00 a.m.
Localized Waves in Elastic Rods: Existence and Stability.
Stephane Lafortune*, University of Arizona
Joceline Lega, University of Arizona
(993351320)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
Symbolic dynamics for geodesic flows.
Svetlana R. Katok*, The Pennsylvania State University
(9933707)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Probability and Its Applications in Combinatorics and Algorithms, III
Organizers:
Russell D. Lyons, Indiana University
Yuval Peres, University of California Berkeley peres@stat.berkeley.edu

9:00 a.m.
A Tractable Stochastic Model of Complex Networks.
David J Aldous*, U.C. Berkeley
(993601136)

10:00 a.m.
A Stable Marriage of Poisson and Lebesgue.
Chris Hoffman, University of Washington
Alexander Holroyd, University of British Columbia
Yuval Peres*, University of California, Berkeley
(993601609)

10:30 a.m.
How independent are the branches of a search tree?
Cristopher Moore*, University of New Mexico
(993601491)

11:00 a.m.
The mixing time for simple exclusion.
Ben J Morris*, Indiana University
(993601691)

11:30 a.m.
Combinatorial evaluations of the Tutte polynomial and Ttetromino tilings.
Michael Korn, MIT
Igor Pak*, MIT
(993051413)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonstandard Methods, II
Organizers:
Matt Insall, University of Missouri at Rolla insall@umr.edu
Peter A. Loeb, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
David A. Ross, University of Hawaii

9:00 a.m.
Theorems Proved Using Nonstandard Methods Can Lead to New Standard Concepts.
Matt Insall*, University of Missouri  Rolla
(993031213)

9:30 a.m.
Topological and nonstandard extensions.
Mauro M Di Nasso*, University of Pisa
Marco Forti, University of Pisa
(993031260)

10:00 a.m.
Quantum brownian motion as the standard part of an infinitesimal quantum random walk.
Manfred P.H. Wolff*, Universitaet Tuebingen
(993031278)

10:30 a.m.
Nonstandard vectorvector integrals.
G. Beate Zimmer*, Texas A&M University  Corpus Christi
(993461079)

11:00 a.m.
Applications of Smeasurability.
David A. Ross*, University of Hawaii
(993281209)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part A
Teaching linear algebra with applications.
Organizers:
Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thursday January 8, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part A
Fair enough? Mathematics of equity.
Organizers:
John C. Maceli, Ithaca College
Stanley E. Seltzer, Ithaca College

Thursday January 8, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
Mentoring new faculty.
Organizers:
T. Christine Stevens, St. Louis University
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota Duluth
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Panelists:
Emily Ann Hynds, Samford University
Jim Lewis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Catherine M. Murphy, Purdue University Calumet
Thomas Q. Sibley, Saint John's University

Thursday January 8, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal 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
Glen Ledder, University of Nebraska
Howard L. Penn, U.S. Naval Academy

Thursday January 8, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Special Presentation
National Science Foundation programs supporting learning and teaching in the mathematical sciences.
Organizers:
Elizabeth J. Teles, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Calvin L. Williams, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Lee L. Zia, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
John Bradley, NSF Division of Elementary, Secondary, and Informal Education
James H. Lightbourne, NSF Division of Graduate Education
Lloyd E. Douglas, NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences

Thursday January 8, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Committee on Minority Participation Panel Discussion
Strengthening Underrespresented Minority Mathematics Participation (SUMMA).
Organizers:
William A. Hawkins, Jr., MAA and the University of the District of Columbia
Moderators:
William A. Hawkins, Jr., MAA and the University of the District of Columbia
Panelists:
Jong Pil Lee, SUNY College at Old Westbury
Thomas Martin, California State University at Chico

Thursday January 8, 2004, 10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Mathematical Art Exhibit
Organizers:
Robert Fathauer, Tessellations Company, Phoenix, Arizona
Nat Friedman, ISAMA, SUNY at Albany
Reza Sarhangi, Bridges Conference, Towson University

Thursday January 8, 2004, 10:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Math on the Web
Go to the Math on the Web Pavilion for the complete schedule of presentations.

Thursday January 8, 2004, 10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales

Thursday January 8, 2004, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
The representations of integers by quadratic forms.
Manjul Bhargava*, Princeton University
(993A014)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 10:15 a.m.12:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: 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 8, 2004, 10:15 a.m.11:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Analysis, I

10:15 a.m.
Extensions of a Result of Erd\H{o}s about the Arc Length of a Trigonometric Polynomial.
Mohammed A. Qazi*, Tuskegee University
Q. I. Rahman, Universite de Montreal
(99341369)

10:30 a.m.
Comparing the Uniform Norms of Exponential Polynomials on $\mathbb{T} \times \mathbb{T}$ with Measurable Subsets of $\mathbb{T} \times \mathbb{T}$.
Natacha Camara Fontes*, Kent State University
(99341729)

10:45 a.m.
Some Convergence Properties of Szeg\"o Polynomials with respect to Weakly Convergent Densities.
Michael J Arciero*, United States Military Academy
(993411598)

11:00 a.m.
Radial parts of invariant differential operators on Grassmannians.
Olga S. Kurgalina*, Tufts University
(99343648)

11:15 a.m.
The Radon Transform on $Z_{n}^{k}$.
Michelle R. DeDeo*, Univ. of North Florida
Elionor Velasquez, San Francisco State U.
(99344393)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 10:45 a.m.12:05 p.m.
MAA Project NExTYoung Mathematicians' Network Panel Discussion
Finding your next job.
Organizers:
Chawne M. Kimber, Lafayette College
David T. Kung, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Panelists:
Leigh Lunsford, University of AlabamaHuntsville
Lyn Miller, Slippery Rock University
Holly J. Rosson, St. Mary's College of Maryland

Thursday January 8, 2004, 10:45 a.m.12:05 p.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
Susan L. Ganter, Clemson University
Panelists:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
David M. Bressoud, Macalester College
Susanna Epp, DePaul University
Susan L. Ganter, Virginia Commonwealth University
Bill Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University

Thursday January 8, 2004, 10:45 a.m.12:05 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Assessment in a refocused college algebra program.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U.S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Alex Fluellen, Clark Atlanta University
Laurette B. Foster, Prairie View A & M University
Bruce C. Crauder, Oklahoma State University
Moderators:
Norma Agrass, MiamiDade Community College

Thursday January 8, 2004, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
SIAM Invited Address
Coupled cell systems: A potpourri of theory and examples.
Martin Golubitsky*, University of Houston

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
Conformal invariants and partial differential equations. Part II.
SunYung Alice Chang*, Princeton University
(9935309)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, II
Organizers:
Tamara A. Burton, Rochester Institute of Technology
Michael J. Fisher, California State University, Fresno
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology narayan@mail.rit.edu

1:00 p.m.
Embeddings of Six Stick Loops.
Tom Bachmann*, Vassar College
Freddie Hayes, Vassar College
Ben Hummon, Vassar College
Heather Johnston, Vassar College
(993571643)

1:30 p.m.
On Formal Fibers of Integral Domains.
A Dundon, Pomona College
D Jensen*, Williams College
S. Loepp, Williams College
John Robert Provine, Harvard University
J Rodu, Williams College
(99313181)

2:00 p.m.
Double Bubbles in Other Universes.
Neil R Hoffman*, Williams Colllege
J. Corneli, University of Texas  Austin
G. Lee, Harvard
N. Leger, University of Texas  Austin
S. Moseley, Williams College
P Holt, Williams College
E Scheonfeld, Williams College
(99351309)

2:30 p.m.
Properties of Eccentric Sequences.
Laurel Evans*, Swarthmore College
Eden Hochbaum, Brown University
(99305374)

3:00 p.m.
Random Kneser Pairs.
Alexa Mater*, Reed College
Deanna Turk, University of Northern Colorado
(99305375)

3:30 p.m.
The number of ascending patterns in random permutations.
Carol Henley*, Trevecca Nazarene University
Daphne Williams, Clark Atlanta University
Laurel Evans, Swarthmore College
(99305785)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, IV
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara
Bonnie Saunders, University of Illinois at Chicago

1:00 p.m.
Joaquin Bustoz and the SUMS program at Arizona State University.
Andrew Bremner*, Arizona State University
(99301999)

1:30 p.m.
Dr. Bustoz and the SUMS Institute at Arizona State University.
Katherine Sisulak*, SUMS/ASU
(993971148)

2:00 p.m.
The FarReaching Impact of Professor Joaquin Bustoz and the MathScience Honors Program: A Personal Testimony and Tribute.
Trachette L Jackson*, University of Michigan
(993971128)

2:30 p.m.
Personal Account and Impact of Educational Programs Initiated by Dr. Joaquin Bustoz.
Brian Alvarado*, SUMS Institute/ASU
(993971142)

3:00 p.m.
Perspectives on the career of Joaquin Bustoz and the SUMS program.
John N Mc Donald*, Arizona State University
(993971076)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Mathematical Modeling in Neuroscience, Biomedicine, Genetics, and Epidemiology, II
Organizers:
Steven M. Baer, Arizona State University
Ivo D. Dinov, University of California Los Angeles
Frank C. Hoppensteadt, Arizona State University
Hal L. Smith, Arizona State University halsmith@asu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Dynamics of a Neuronal Network with Inhibitory and Electrical Coupling.
David H. Terman*, Ohio State University
(993921296)

1:30 p.m.
Analysis of Pulse Sequences in solidstate Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.
Parthasarathy Srinivasan*, Florida State University
Zhehong Gan, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
J. R. Quine, Florida State University
(993921263)

2:00 p.m.
Modeling and noisesensitivity.
Rachel Kuske*, University of British Columbia
Steve Baer, Arizona State University
Malgorzata Klosek, NIH
(993601000)

2:30 p.m.
Discussion.

3:00 p.m.
Shortterm synaptic depression promotes phase maintenance in rhythmic neuronal networks.
Victoria Booth*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(99392847)

3:30 p.m.
Modeling ActivityDependent Synapse Restructuring.
Diana W. Verzi*, San Diego State UniversityImperial Valley Campus
(99392490)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
GAMMSIAM Special Session on Coding, Geometry, and Hyperbolic Dynamics, I
Organizers:
Svetlana R. Katok, The Pennsylvania State University katok_s@math.psu.edu
Boris Hasselblatt, Tufts University

1:00 p.m.
Measure rigidity for higher rank hyperbolic actions.
Manfred L Einsiedler*, University of Washington
Anatole Katok, Penn State University
Elon Lindenstrauss, Clay Mathematics Institute
(99337358)

1:30 p.m.
Dynamics on homogeneous spaces and badly approximable vectors on fractals.
Dmitry Y Kleinbock*, Brandeis University
Barak Weiss, Ben Gurion University
(99337533)

2:00 p.m.
Distribution results for lattices in $SL(2, \Bbb Q_p)$.
Fran\c cois Ledrappier*, University of Notre Dame
Mark Pollicott, Manchester University
(99337672)

3:30 p.m.
Immersed NonFlat Strip on a Surface with No Conjugate Points.
Marlies Gerber*, Indiana University
(99353478)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Probability and Its Applications in Combinatorics and Algorithms, IV
Organizers:
Russell D. Lyons, Indiana University
Yuval Peres, University of California Berkeley peres@stat.berkeley.edu

1:00 p.m.
Discussion.

1:30 p.m.
Nonmonotonic outcomes in elections.
Anthony Quas*, University of Memphis
(993601417)

2:00 p.m.
On Random Points in the Unit Disk.
Catherine H Yan*, Texas A&M University
Xingde Jia, Southwest Texas State University
Robert Ellis, Texas A&M University
(99305137)

2:30 p.m.
Nonuniqueness of Gibbs Measures for transition functions.
Christopher Hoffman*, Universtiy of Washington
(993601328)

3:00 p.m.
Zeros of i.i.d. Gaussian power series.
Balint Virag*, University of Toronto
(993601618)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations, IV
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Jim M. Cushing, University of Arizona
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
James A. Yorke, University of Maryland, College Park

1:00 p.m.
Towards a theory of periodic difference equations.
Saber N Elaydi*, Trinity University
Robert J Sacker, University of Southern California
(99339248)

1:30 p.m.
Periodic Difference Equations, Population Biology and the CushingHenson Conjectures.
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University
Robert J Sacker*, University of Southern California
(99337469)

2:00 p.m.
Discrete Dynamical Systems Arising from Clustering and Associative Memory.
Jianhong Wu*, York University
(993391272)

2:30 p.m.
Dynamic Consistency: A Fundamental Principle for Constructing Discrete Models of Continuous Systems.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(99339174)

3:00 p.m.
Mandelbrot Sets for Matrix Rings: Tales of Binary and Ternary Number Systems.
Paul E Fishback*, Grand Valley State University
Matthew D Horton, UCSan Diego
(99337139)

3:30 p.m.
Sierpinski Curve Julia Sets.
Robert L. Devaney*, Boston University
(99337244)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Time Scales and Applications, III
Organizers:
Martin J. Bohner, University of Missouri at Rolla
Billur Kaymakcalan, Georgia Southern University
Allan C. Peterson, University of Nebraska apeterso@math.unl.edu

1:00 p.m.
Comparison and Oscillation Results for Linear Dynamic Equations.
Lynn H Erbe*, University of Nebraska
(993391186)

1:30 p.m.
Some Dynamic Inequalities.
Elvan AkinBohner*, University of MissouriRolla
(993391098)

2:00 p.m.
AskeyWilson Divided Operators and Basic Exponential Functions.
Andreas L. Ruffing*, Munich University of Technology
(993391032)

2:30 p.m.
Hybrid Fuzzy Systems on Time Scale.
M Sambandham*, Morehouse College
(993391167)

3:00 p.m.
When are the $\Delta$ and $\nabla$ derivatives adjoints of one another?
Kirsten R Messer*, Washington, DC
David R Pitts, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(993391415)

3:30 p.m.
Uniqueness Implies Existence for ThreePoint Boundary Value Problems for Second Order Dynamic Equations.
Johnny Henderson, Baylor University
Christopher C. Tisdell, The University of New South Wales
William K.C. Yin*, LaGrange College
(993391145)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Partial Differential Equations and Applications, II
Organizers:
Xin Lu, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
YanWei Qi, University of California Santa Barbara
Weiqing Xie, California State Polytech University wxie@csupomona.edu
HongMing Yin, Washington State University

1:00 p.m.
Nonlinear evolution of an unstable fluid interface.
S. I. Abarzhi*, Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford Universit
(99376115)

1:30 p.m.
Elliptic boundary problems on curvilinear polygons.
Irina Mitrea*, Cornell University
(993451097)

2:00 p.m.
Focusing Solutions of Porous Medium Equations with Reaction.
Yuanwei Qi*, University of Central Florida
(99335993)

2:30 p.m.
The Inverse Scattering Problem for the Wave Equation in an Anisotropic TimeIndependent Medium in 2D at Fixed Energy.
Borislava Gutarts*, UCLA
(99335162)

3:00 p.m.
$\mathcal{H}^s$ Solutions for Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equations with Potentials Superquadratic at Infinity.
Guoping Zhang*, Delaware State University
Fengshan Liu, Delaware State University
(99335189)

3:30 p.m.
Mathematical analysis for a problem from stress driven diffusion.
W. Xie*, California State Polytecnic University
(993351624)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Theory and Applications of Orthogonal Polynomials, IV
Organizers:
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of South Florida ismail@math.usf.edu
Barry Simon, California Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
The Ten Martini Problem.
Joaquim Puig*, Universitat de Barcelona
(993371105)

2:00 p.m.
Jacobi matrices with unbounded coefficients at critical coupling.
David Damanik*, California Institute of Technology
Serguei Naboko, St. Petersburg University
(993471087)

3:00 p.m.
Zero Distribution of Orthogonal Polynomials over Regions and Curves.
Edward B. Saff*, Vanderbilt University
Erwin Mina, Vanderbilt University
(993411717)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Many Lives of Lattice Theory and the Theory of Ordered Sets, with Connections to Combinatorics, IV
Organizers:
Jonathan D. Farley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Stefan E. Schmidt, New Mexico State University schmidt@nmsu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Sequential Classification on Partially Ordered Sets.
Curtis Tatsuoka*, George Washington University
Thomas Ferguson, UCLA
(993061408)

1:30 p.m.
B.F. Skinner's Box: Lattice Theory and the Psychology of Animals.
Vladimir Lefebvre*, School of Social Sciences, University of California at Irvine
(993061647)

2:00 p.m.
A Combinatorial Model of Ethnic Identity Change.
Kanchan Chandra*, M.I.T.
Cilanne Boulet, M.I.T.
(993051637)

2:30 p.m.
A Minimax Procedure for Negotiating Multilateral Treaties.
Steven J. Brams, New York University
D. Marc Kilgour*, Wilfrid Laurier University
M. Remzi Sanver, Istanbul Bilgi University
(993061217)

3:00 p.m.
Forming Stable Coalitions from Preferences over Coalition Partners.
Steven J Brams, New York University
Michael A Jones*, Montclair State University
D. Marc Kilgour, Wilfrid Laurier University
(993061092)

3:30 p.m.
Separable Discrete Preferences.
Jonathan K. Hodge*, Grand Valley State University
W. James Bradley, Calvin College
D. Marc Kilgour, Wilfrid Laurier University
(99306753)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometry and Combinatorics, III
Organizers:
Michael J. Falk, Northern Arizona University
EvaMaria Feichtner, ETH Zurich feichtne@math.ethz.ch
Dmitry N. Kozlov, Bern University

1:00 p.m.
On the EdelmanReiner conjecture.
Hiroaki Terao*, Tokyo Metropolitan University
(99332906)

1:30 p.m.
The Coxeter Complex for Shephard Groups.
Anne V Shepler*, University of North Texas
(993051163)

2:00 p.m.
Salvetti complexes as homotopy colimits.
Emanuele Delucchi*, ETH Zürich
(993521522)

2:30 p.m.
Resonance in positive characteristic and characteristic varieties of arrangements.
Michael J Falk*, Northern Arizona University
(993131275)

3:00 p.m.
The fundamental group and cohomology ring of the boundary of a line arrangement.
Daniel C. Cohen*, Louisiana State University
Alexander I. Suciu, Northeastern University
(993571305)

3:30 p.m.
On the decomposability of the holonomy Lie algebra of an arrangement.
Stefan Papadima, Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy
Alexander I. Suciu*, Northeastern University
(993521642)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Fixed Points: Theory and Application, I
Organizers:
Robert F. Brown, University of California Los Angeles
Mark S. Burgin, University of California Los Angeles mburgin@math.ucla.edu

1:00 p.m.
Bifurcation without compactness and applications.
Mario Umberto Martelli*, Claremont McKenna College
(99337176)

1:30 p.m.
Metric Fixed Point Theory in Geodesic Spaces.
W. A. Kirk*, University of Iowa
(99351207)

2:00 p.m.
Fuzzy Fixed Points in Banach Spaces.
Mark Burgin*, UCLA
(99346216)

2:30 p.m.
Extremal approximately convex functions and fixed points.
Stephen J Dilworth*, University of South Carolina
Ralph Howard, University of South Carolina
James W Roberts, University of South Carolina
(99326235)

3:00 p.m.
A Mann iteration sequence for approximating fixed points of continuous operators that are solutions of Variational Inequalities.
Jinlu Li*, Shawnee State University
(99347484)

3:30 p.m.
Minimal Numerical Radius Extensions of Operators.
Asuman G Aksoy*, Claremont McKenna College
Bruce Chalmers, University of CaliforniaRiverside
(99342754)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonstandard Methods, III
Organizers:
Matt Insall, University of Missouri at Rolla insall@umr.edu
Peter A. Loeb, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
David A. Ross, University of Hawaii

1:30 p.m.
Why were infinitesimals removed from the calculus curriculum?
Mark McKinzie*, Monroe Community College, SUNY
(993011581)

2:00 p.m.
On representation of dynamical systems on Lebesgue spaces by hyperfinite dynamical systems.
Yevgeniy I Gordon*, Eastern Illinois University
C Ward Henson, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Peter A Loeb, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(993281063)

2:30 p.m.
Skolem and Gödel: Missed Connections.
Martin D Davis*, Visitor, University of California, Berkeley
(993031017)

3:00 p.m.
Fully Relativized Internal Set Theory.
Karel Hrbacek*, City College of CUNY
(99303998)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part B
Teaching linear algebra with applications.
Organizers:
Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part A
Developing your department's assessment plan.
Organizers:
William G. Marion, Valparaiso University
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#16: Part A
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Group Theory

1:00 p.m.
Topologically pure projectives.
Peter Loth*, Sacred Heart University
(99322253)

1:15 p.m.
Capability of some nilpotent products of cyclic $p$groups.
Arturo Magidin*, University of Montana
(9932069)

1:30 p.m.
Irreducible symplectic and orthogonal modules with finitely many orbits on totally isotropic subspaces.
W. Ethan Duckworth*, Rutgers University
(993201089)

1:45 p.m.
Almost Disjoint Central Sets.
Timothy J. Carlson, Ohio State University
Neil Hindman*, Howard University
Dona Strauss, University of Hull
(99320735)

2:00 p.m.
Aspects of computation with matrix groups.
Peter A Brooksbank*, The Ohio State University
(99320980)

2:15 p.m.
A Characterization of Permutable Subgroups of Direct Products.
Joseph Evan*, King's College
(993201153)

2:30 p.m.
Lie groups which cannot act like nonelementary convergence groups, A preliminary report.
Blake J Boursaw*, University of Minnesota
(993221638)

2:45 p.m.
Centralizers in Graph Products of Groups.
Donald A. Barkauskas*, Pacific University
(993201206)

3:00 p.m.
Constructing Minimal Length Representatives for Certain Elements in Thompson's Group.
Micah Israel Miller*, Bowdoin College
(993201426)

3:15 p.m.
Constructing Basic Algebras.
Thomas Rune Hoffman*, University of Arizona
(993201505)

3:30 p.m.
On Commutators in pgroups.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, SUNY at Binghamton
Robert F Morse, University of Evansville
(99320862)

3:45 p.m.
Weakened Lie groups in which the arc component of the identity is dense.
Jon W. Short*, Sam Houston State University
(993221579)

4:00 p.m.
Prox Groups.
Julie C Jones*, Sam Houston State University
(993221591)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis

1:00 p.m.
BanachStone theorems for Banach bundles.
Terje Hoim, Florida Atlantic University
D A Robbins*, Trinity College
(99346276)

1:15 p.m.
Monotonically complemented subspaces of $C[a,b]$.
M. P. Prophet*, University of Northern Iowa
D. Mupasiri, University of Northern Iowa
(993461300)

1:30 p.m.
Shift Operator on Spave of Continuous Functions on Compact Extremally Disconnected Spaces.
Minakshisundaram Rajagopalan*, Tennessee State University
(993461563)

1:45 p.m.
Tensor Products and DunfordPettis Sets.
Ioana Ghenciu*, University of North Texas
Paul W Lewis, University of North Texas
(993461409)

2:00 p.m.
The uncomplemented spaces $W(X,Y)$ and $K(X,Y)$.
Paul Lewis*, University of North Texas
(993461154)

2:15 p.m.
Strong Additivity in the Strong Operator Topology and in Banach Lattices.
Kimberly O. Muller*, University of North Texas
Paul W. Lewis, University of North Texas
(993461546)

2:30 p.m.
Determing Subspaces for Bounded Linear Operators.
Elizabeth M Bator*, University of North Texas
Rhonda Huettenmueller, University of North Texas
(993461556)

2:45 p.m.
Independence of Translates of a Multivariable Refinable Function.
Denise A Jacobs*, United States Military Academy
(993461568)

3:00 p.m.
On the cohomology of operator algebras.
AliAmir Husain*, Texas A&M University
(993461410)

3:15 p.m.
Baer Ordered Jordan Algebras.
Alexander A Katz*, St. John's University, NY
(993461406)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Analysis, II

1:00 p.m.
The question of equivalence for generalized Hausdorff matrices.
B. E. Rhoades*, Indiana University
(99340196)

1:15 p.m.
Generalizations of Lambert's series.
Thomas J. Osler*, Rowan University
(99340878)

1:30 p.m.
Infinite Series for Logarithms using Cyclotomic Polynomials and Generalized GaussianMersenne Primes.
Marc Chamberland*, Grinnell College
(993401267)

1:45 p.m.
A Multivariate Analogue of Hardy's Inequality for Hausdorff Means.
Constantine Georgakis*, DePaul University
(993401605)

2:00 p.m.
The Ces\`{a}ro submethod as an $\ell$$\ell$ summability matrix.
Jeffrey A. Osikiewicz*, Kent State University, Tuscarawas Campus
(993401667)

2:15 p.m.
On Estimates of Some Determinants and Rational Approximation.
Vasiliy Prokhorov*, University of South Alabama
(993411225)

2:30 p.m.
A class of nonnegative sums of exponential and trigonometric functions.
Valerio De Angelis*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(993411379)

2:45 p.m.
BurmannSeries Distributions and Approximation Operators.
Jerry P. King*, Lehigh University
(99341304)

3:00 p.m.
Asymptotic analysis of the Krawtchouk polynomials by the WKB method.
Diego Dominici*, SUNY New Paltz
(99341563)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Nonlinear Elasticity: Theory and Applications
Organizers:
Alain Goriely, University of Arizona
Michael Tabor, University of Arizona

1:00 p.m.
Global continuation and bifurcation in nonlinear elasticity.
Timothy J. Healey*, Department of Theoretical Applied Mechanics, Cornell University

1:45 p.m.
Theory of polymorphism in bacterial flagella.
Thomas R. Powers*, Department of Engineering, Brown University

2:30 p.m.
Sequencedependent elastic models of DNA.
Oscar Gonzalez*, University of Texas

3:15 p.m.
Growthinduced instability in exact elasticity.
Alain Goriely*, University of Arizona

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovations in Teaching Discrete Mathematics
Organizers:
William E. Fenton, Bellarmine University wfenton@bellarmine.edu
Nancy L. Hagelgans, Ursinus College

1:00 p.m.
{\em Discrete} Dynamical Systems.
James Andrew Walsh*, Oberlin College
(993K156)

1:15 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling with Discrete Dynamical Systems.
Richard D West*, Francis Marion University
William P Fox, Francis Marion University
(993K1459)

1:30 p.m.
Teaching Discrete Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources.
Jerry M Lodder*, New Mexico State University
(993K1875)

1:45 p.m.
Student Engagement in Discrete Mathematics.
Karrolyne E. Fogel*, California Lutheran University
(993K1468)

2:00 p.m.
Going Beyond the Basics: Creating and Inspiring Problem Solvers.
Alex J Heidenberg*, United States Military Academy
John Wasko, United States Military Academy
(993K11274)

2:15 p.m.
CommunityBased Projects in a Discrete Mathematics Course.
Linda McGuire*, Muhlenberg College
(993K1251)

2:30 p.m.
Linking Discrete Mathematics with Computer & Information Technology.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi*, Indiana University South Bend
Paul Kochanowski, Indiana Univercity South Bend
(993K1203)

2:45 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.
Discrete Mathematics TI89 Calculator Projects.
Jean M Horn*, Northern Virginia Community College  Woodbridge
Paul K Horn, University of Wisconsin  Madison
Toni T Robertson, Woodbridge, Virginia
(993K1218)

3:15 p.m.
Maple Activities for the Discrete Math Course.
Kate G. McGivney*, Shippensburg University
(993K1456)

3:30 p.m.
Incorporating technology in the teaching of Discrete Mathematics.
Richard M. Grassl*, University of Northern Colorado
(993K1760)

3:45 p.m.
Induction proofs with Flash.
J. Winston Crawley*, Shippensburg University
Douglas E. Ensley, Shippensburg Univeristy
(993K1432)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Initiating and Sustaining Undergraduate Research Projects and Programs
Organizers:
James A. Davis, University of Richmond jdavis@richmond.edu
Joel S. Foisy, State University of New York

1:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Research at Mount Holyoke College.
Harriet Pollatsek*, Mount Holyoke College
Margaret M. Robinson, Mount Holyoke College
(993L11344)

1:30 p.m.
Starting an Undergraduate Research Program.
Julie C Jones*, Sam Houston State University
Jacqueline A Jensen, Sam Houston State University
(993L1340)

2:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Research Courses at Ithaca College.
David A Brown*, Ithaca College
Osman Yurekli, Ithaca College
(993L1314)

2:30 p.m.
The Towson University Applied Mathematics Laboratory.
Mike O'Leary*, Towson University
(993L1312)

3:00 p.m.
Fostering Student Research in Mathematical Biology.
Thomas Q Sibley*, St. John's University
(993L1172)

3:30 p.m.
Deepening Understanding Mathematics Through Projectbased Study.
Bin Lu*, California State University
(993L11629)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathlets for Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Organizers:
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University david.strong@pepperdine.edu
Thomas E. Leathrum, Jacksonville State University
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University

1:00 p.m.
Group Explorer  Visualization Software in the Abstract Algebra Classroom.
Nathan C. Carter*, Indiana University
Brad A. Emmons, Utica College
(993M1538)

1:20 p.m.
A Greater Tantalizer.
Andrew J Simoson*, King College
(993M143)

1:40 p.m.
Building Bridges and Digging Ditches.
Thomas W Mattman, Cal. State Univ., Chico
Neil Portnoy*, SUNY, Stony Brook
(993M168)

2:00 p.m.
Using Term Rewriting Systems in Algebra.
Jeffrey W Clark*, Elon University
(993M1211)

2:20 p.m.
zMap: Exploring Complex Functions.
Bert Wachsmuth*, Seton Hall University
Robert Moore, Seton Hall University
(993M1440)

2:40 p.m.
Java applets for the chaos game.
Robert L. Devaney*, Boston University
(993M1233)

3:00 p.m.
Some Observations on Internationalizing Mathlets.
Thomas E Leathrum*, Jacksonville State Univ.
(993M1608)

3:20 p.m.
A Modular Approach to Writing ASP/JavaScript Mathlets.
Mark E Gruenwald*, University of Evansville
(993M1435)

3:40 p.m.
Calculus Applets with Online Exercises.
Charles E Oelsner*, Manlius Pebble Hill School
(993M1212)

4:00 p.m.
Teaching 3Dimensional High School Geometry With Animation.
Kevin C Dietzler*, Saint Joseph's University
Stephen Cooper, Saint Joseph's University
(993M1149)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Math and the Arts, I
Organizers:
Ann Robertson, Connecticut College arob@conncoll.edu
John M. Sullivan, University of Illinois, Urbana
Reza Sarhangi, Towson University
Nathaniel A. Friedman, State University of New York, Albany

1:00 p.m.
Sculptural Variations of an Annular Region.
Nathaniel A. Friedman*, Univ. at Albany
(993O1870)

1:20 p.m.
Computer Sculpture Without Computers: Artificial Life Algorithms In Creating Modular Form.
Stephen J Luecking*, DePaul University
(993O1357)

1:40 p.m.
The Topology of Celtic Knot Designs.
Gwen Fisher, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Blake Mellor*, Loyola Marymount University
(993O1344)

2:00 p.m.
Pattern and Symmetry in the Basketry of Botswana.
Douglas E. Norton*, Villanova University
(993O11019)

2:20 p.m.
The Geometrical Structure of Portal and Window Grilles of La Mezquita.
B. L. Bodner*, Monmouth University
(993O1197)

2:35 p.m.
Break

3:00 p.m.
Polynomiography: Visualization of Polynomials.
Bahman Kalantari*, Rutgers University
(993O11118)

3:20 p.m.
Counting of the Art of James Mai.
Daylene Zielinski*, Bellarmine University
(993O1367)

3:40 p.m.
Mathematical Paintings: Clark Richert.
Carla E Farsi*, University of Colorado
(993O1780)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.2:40 p.m.
MAA Session on Strategies that Work to Positively Change Student Attitudes Toward Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Caren L. Diefenderfer, Hollins University cdiefenderfer@hollins.edu
Janet L. Anderson, Hope College
Elizabeth G. Yanik, Emporia State University

1:00 p.m.
College Algebra Done Discretely.
Warren P. Koepp*, Univ. of TexasPermian Basin
(993Y1534)

1:15 p.m.
Assignments that count: a short project strategy to encourage mathematical discussion and thought.
R. Travis Kowalski*, Colorado College
(993Y1403)

1:30 p.m.
Keeping the Doors Open: Service Learning in Linear Algebra.
John B. Fink*, Kalamazoo College
(993Y1273)

1:45 p.m.
Improving Student Attitudes, Achievement, and Retention in FirstYear Calculus.
Joy Moore*, University of Cincinnati
(993Y1326)

2:00 p.m.
A Seminar for Starting Math Majors on the Right Foot.
Gail P Greene, Indiana Wesleyan University
Melvin G Royer*, Indiana Wesleyan University
(993Y1572)

2:15 p.m.
Achieving a Department Climate that Attracts Majors.
Teri J Murphy*, University of Oklahoma
(993Y1409)

2:30 p.m.
Are we Losing the Best and Keeping the Rest? A Discussion of Advanced Undergraduates' Mathematical Abilities, Attitudes, and Understanding of Research Mathematics.
Timothy P FukawaConnelly*, University of Maryland, College Park
(993Y11285)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, IV
Organizers:
Laura J. Wallace, California State University, San Bernardino wallace@csusb.edu
Jacqueline A. Jensen, Sam Houston State University
Gary W. Towsley, SUNY at Geneseo
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University at San Bernardino

1:00 p.m.
Using WebBased Activities in a Quantitative Literacy Course.
Cathleen ZuccoTeveloff*, Trinity College
(993Z120)

1:15 p.m.
It's a Web of Design...It's WebAssign.
Mary Joyce Plott*, High Point University
Karen O'Hara, High Point University
(993Z11604)

1:30 p.m.
Interactive Modules for Precalculus and College Algebra.
Paul A Sundheim*, University of Wisconsin
(993Z11602)

1:45 p.m.
Interdisciplinary Labs in College Precalculus.
Sofia Agrest*, College of Charleston
Debby Jeter, College of Charleston
(993Z11599)

2:15 p.m.
Incorporating Online Testing and Tutorials in the Calculus Curriculum: Helping Students Become More Self Directed Learners.
Nathan Smith*, University of Texas at Tyler
Lesa Beverly, University of Texas at Tyler
Cameron Sawyer, Southwestern University
(993Z11312)

2:30 p.m.
Dispelling the Myth that Mathematics is Easier Online.
Denise J LeGrand*, UALR
(993Z1629)

2:45 p.m.
Interactive Course Syllabi.
Ronald W DeGray*, Saint Joseph College
(993Z1539)

3:00 p.m.
Supplementing a Mathematics Course with an Online Homework System.
Michael B Scott*, Kansas State University
(993Z1477)

3:15 p.m.
An Innovative Computational Science Curriculum.
Ignatios E Vakalis*, Capital University
(993Z1346)

3:30 p.m.
Persistent Patterns and Decay of Variance in Fluid Mixing.
Weijiu Liu*, MIT
George Haller, MIT
(993Z147)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on WeBWorK, a WebBased Homework System, I
Organizers:
Michael E. Gage, University of Rochester gage@math.rochester.edu
Arnold K. Pizer, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester
Jeffrey J. Holt, University of Virginia
John W. Jones, Arizona State University

1:00 p.m.
WeBWorK2: Playing nicely with others.
Michael E Gage*, University of Rochester
Sam Hathaway, University of Rochester
(993Z2920)

1:30 p.m.
Adaptation of WeBWorK to College Algebra at Radford University.
Coreen L Mett*, Radford University
Neil Sigmon, Radford University
(993Z2864)

2:00 p.m.
AiM, a CAS based homework system.
Michael Fraboni*, Moravian College
(993Z2858)

2:30 p.m.
Successes and failures in setting up webwork courses.
Richard E. Bayne*, Howard University
(993Z21151)

3:00 p.m.
Statistical Assessment of WeBWorK for College Algebra Classes.
Angelo Segalla*, California State University, Long Beach
Alan Safer, California State University, Long Beach
(993Z21587)

3:30 p.m.
Assessing Student Responses to WeBWorK: The Connection between Answer Patterns and Course Performance.
Vicki J. Roth*, University of Rochester
(993Z2783)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Mathematics education in a research intensive department: What makes it work?
Organizers:
David A. Gay, University of Arizona
Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona
Fred Stevenson, University of Arizona
Panelists:
Marilyn P. Carlson, Arizona State University
Jim Lewis, University of NebraskaLincoln
Joan R. Leitzel, MSEB
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona
Fred Stevenson, University of Arizona

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
Technology and the mathematics major.
Organizers:
Ioana Mihaila, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona
Panelists:
Bernard W. Banks, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona
Robert J. Lopez, RoseHulman Institute of Technology and Waterloo Maple
Olympia E. Nicodemi, State University of New York, Geneseo
Kathleen G. Snook, Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Successful activities for a Math Club.
Organizers:
Jennifer M. McNulty, University of Montana
Janet C. Woodland, University of Arkansas
Panelists:
Jean Bee Chan, Sonoma State University
J. Douglas Faires, Youngstown State University
Donna L. Flint, South Dakota State University
Philip K. Hotchkiss, Westfield State College
Timothy R. Ray, Southeast Missouri State University
Robert S. Smith, Miami University

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:15 p.m.2:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Calculus of Variations

1:15 p.m.
General convergence analysis for twostep projection methods and applications to variational problems.
Ram U. Verma*, Toledo, OH
(993491521)

1:30 p.m.
Nonlinear Pseudococoercive Variational Problems and Projection Methods.
Ram N Mohapatra*, University of Central Florida
Ram U. Verma, International Publications
(993491696)

1:45 p.m.
Tangent Cones of Epigraphs, Hypographs, and Graphs.
Doug E. Ward*, Miami University
(993491202)

2:00 p.m.
Pattern search methods for linearly constrained minimization in the presence of degeneracy.
Olga A. Brezhneva*, IMA, University of Minnesota
J. E. Dennis Jr., Rice University
(993491702)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part A
Using interactive labs to explore abstract algebra topics.\break N.B. Thursday, 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.: Mathematica tutorial.
Organizers:
Allen C. Hibbard, Central College
Kenneth M. Levasseur, University of Massachusetts at Lowell

Thursday January 8, 2004, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Project NExTYoung Mathematicians Network Poster Session
Organizers:
Kevin E. Charlwood, Washburn University
Kenneth A. Ross, University of Oregon

Thursday January 8, 2004, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Summer Program for Women in Mathematics (SPWM)
Organizers:
Murli Gupta, George Washington University

Thursday January 8, 2004, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Network games and approximation algorithms.
Eva Tardos*, Cornell University
(9930518)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 2:40 p.m.4:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Panel Discussion
The undergraduate mathematical statistics sequence.
Organizers:
Carolyn K. Cuff, Westminster College
Panelists:
Matthew J. Hassett, ASA, AdvancePCS
Elliot A. Tanis, Hope College
Douglas A. Wolfe, The Ohio State University
Deborah Nolan, University of California Berkeley
Moderators:
Allan J. Rossman, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo

Thursday January 8, 2004, 2:40 p.m.4:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Panel Discussion
The history of applications in teaching undergraduate mathematics: 19502000.
Organizers:
Joseph Malkevitch, York College, CUNY
Walter Meyer, Adelphi University
Jack Winn, SUNY at Farmingdale
Panelists:
Peter D. Lax, Courant Institute
Donald W. Bushaw, University of Washington at Pullman
Chandler Davis, University of Toronto
Andrew M. Gleason, Harvard University
Daniel P. Maki, Indiana University

Thursday January 8, 2004, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Retiring Presidential Address
Mathematics, mathematicians, and mathematics education.
Hyman Bass*, University of Michigan
(9939717)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 4:25 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Joint Prize Session and Reception

Thursday January 8, 2004, 5:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.
SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Business Meeting and Invited Address
Organizers:
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University

Thursday January 8, 2004, 5:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education
2004 business meeting and swap session.
Organizers:
Carolyn K. Cuff, Westminster College

Thursday January 8, 2004, 5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Video Presentations
``Only Four Colors" {\em and} ``An Introduction to Topology".
Organizers:
Robin Wilson, The Open University

Thursday January 8, 2004, 5:45 p.m.7:45 p.m.
Web SIGMAA Panel Discussion and Inaugural Business Meeting.
Organizers:
Kirby A. Baker, UCLA
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University

Thursday January 8, 2004, 5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Lehigh University Reception for Friends and Graduates

Thursday January 8, 2004, 5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA TwoYear College Reception

Thursday January 8, 2004, 5:45 p.m.7:45 p.m.
NSA Women in Mathematics Society (WIMS)
Annual networking session. Stop by the NSA booth \#203205 for the suite location at the Wyndham Hotel.

Thursday January 8, 2004, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Alumni Reception for the University of Chicago's Mathematics Department

Thursday January 8, 2004, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Association of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Mathematicians Reception

Thursday January 8, 2004, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Ohio State University Friends and Alumni Reception
Organizers:
Rhonda Bucy, bucy@math.ohiostate.edu
Peter March, march@math.ohiostate.edu

Thursday January 8, 2004, 6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
MER Banquet

Thursday January 8, 2004, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Budapest Semesters in Mathematics

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:15 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Friday January 9, 2004

Friday January 9, 2004, 7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.
Joint PME and MAA Student Chapter Advisors' Breakfast

Friday January 9, 2004, 7:00 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Employment Center

Friday January 9, 2004, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Friday January 9, 2004, 7:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, I

7:30 a.m.
Extension of multirestricted numbers.
Ji Young Choi*, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Jonathan D. H. Smith, Iowa State University
(993051635)

7:45 a.m.
A Transform Approach to Constacyclic and Quasitwisted Codes.
Tom Blackford*, Western Illinois University
(993051304)

8:00 a.m.
The $m$quasiinvariants of $S_n$.
Jason Bandlow, University of California, San Diego
Gregg Musiker*, University of California, San Diego
(993051386)

8:15 a.m.
Rook Theory and CycleCounting Permutation Statistics.
Frederick Michael Butler*, University of Pennsylvania
(99305824)

8:30 a.m.
Morphism Families for $\delta$Matchings.
Anna Maltseva*, University of Michigan
(993051697)

8:45 a.m.
Packing densities of patterns.
Reid W Barton*, MIT
(993051613)

9:00 a.m.
Wilf classes of pairs of permutations of length four.
Ian T Le*, Harvard College
(993051545)

9:15 a.m.
Break.

9:30 a.m.
Improved bounds on the minimum length of maximal abelian squarefree words.
Evan M Bullock*, Rice University
(993051347)

9:45 a.m.
Maximal covering groups and perfect cwatsets.
Thomas M Langley*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Brian Barker, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(993051218)

10:00 a.m.
A Technique for Creating NonSimplicial Polytopes.
Matthew M Menzel*, The University of Kentucky
(99305636)

10:15 a.m.
Rook Numbers and the Normal Ordering Problem.
Anna Varvak*, Brandeis University
(993051196)

10:30 a.m.
Forming Configurations from Nondegenerate Quadratic Forms over Finite Fields.
Sharon L. Sullivan*, Catawba College
(99305971)

10:45 a.m.
Characterizations of $t$Split Interval Orders.
Trisha Moller*, Lehigh University
(99305690)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, III
Organizers:
Tamara A. Burton, Rochester Institute of Technology
Michael J. Fisher, California State University, Fresno
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology narayan@mail.rit.edu

8:00 a.m.
A New Axiomatic Geometry: Cylindrical (or Periodic) Geometry.
Elizabeth Ehret*, Denison University
Mike Westmoreland, Denison University
(99351554)

8:30 a.m.
kAlternating Knots.
Philip Hackney*, Central Michigan University
Nathan Walters, Drake University
Leonard Van Wyk, James Madison University
(99357462)

9:00 a.m.
Pade' approximates for torsion of a compressible nonlinearly elastic cylinder: modeling, computation, and visualization.
Danielle K Miller*, James Madison University
Jennifer K Salyer, East Tennessee State University
Debra A Warne, James Madison University
Paul G. Warne, James Madison University
(99334569)

9:30 a.m.
Integer Construction by Induction.
Anthony Fressola*, Denison University
Joan Krone, Denison University
(99303607)

10:00 a.m.
Pretzel Knots and Colorability.
Kathryn Brownell*, LenoirRhyne College
Kaitlyn O'Neil, Merrimack College
Laura A. Taalman, James Madison University
(99300831)

10:30 a.m.
An Illumination of the Aristarchus of Samos' treatise On the Sizes and Distances of the Sun and the Moon.
Katherine E Northrup*, Ursinus College
(993851279)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematical Techniques in Musical Analysis, I
Organizers:
Judith L. Baxter, University of Illinois at Chicago baxter@uic.edu
Robert W. Peck, Louisiana State University

8:00 a.m.
Polya's Enumeration Theorem in Music Theory (Or, Why Are There 29 Tetrachords?).
Julian L Hook*, Indiana University
(99305551)

8:30 a.m.
A NonAcoustical Application of the Discrete Fourier Transform to Music Theory.
Ian Quinn*, University of Oregon
(993421486)

9:00 a.m.
On Some Musically Interesting Properties of Multiaggregate Compound Interval Cycles.
E Gollin*, Williams College
(993201338)

9:30 a.m.
Counting Potential Intervals in Infinite (and Smaller) Spaces.
Michael H. Buchler*, Florida State University
(99305574)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Classical and Nonlinear Special Functions, I
Organizers:
Peter A. Clarkson, University of Kent
Francisco Marcellan, Universidad Carlos III
Peter A. McCoy, U. S. Naval Academy pam@usna.edu

8:00 a.m.
Deconvolution and Sampling on NonCommensurate Lattices via Complex Interpolation.
Stephen D. Casey*, American University
(993331306)

8:30 a.m.
A Note on the Equivalence of Kramer's and Shannon's Sampling Theorems.
Ahmed I Zayed*, DePaul University
Amin Boumenir, University of West Georgia
(993411003)

9:00 a.m.
Lam\'e polynomials, the HermiteKrichever Ansatz, and hyperelliptic reduction.
Robert S. Maier*, University of Arizona
(993331693)

9:30 a.m.
Differential Equations for Dyson Processes.
Craig A Tracy*, UC Davis
Harold Widom, UC Santa Cruz
(993601131)

10:00 a.m.
First Integrals of a Generalized DarbouxHalphen System.
R G Halburd*, Loughborough University
(993341517)

10:30 a.m.
Chazy and DarbouxHalphen Systems.
M J Ablowitz*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(99334948)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
GAMMSIAM Special Session on Coding, Geometry, and Hyperbolic Dynamics, II
Organizers:
Svetlana R. Katok, The Pennsylvania State University katok_s@math.psu.edu
Boris Hasselblatt, Tufts University

8:00 a.m.
Gauss Maps for Quadratic Imaginary Fields.
David Fried*, Boston University
(99337782)

8:30 a.m.
Geometric coding on the modular surface and countable Markov chains.
Ilie Ugarcovici*, The Pennsylvania State University
Svetlana Katok, The Pennsylvania State University
(993371081)

9:00 a.m.
What is the arithmetic code for $SL(n,\mathbb Z), \,\,n\geq 3$?
Anatole Katok*, The Pennsylvania State University
(99337585)

10:00 a.m.
Substitution tiling spaces, interval exchange transformations and pseudoAnosov flows.
Marcy Barge, Montana State University  Bozeman
Charles Holton, The University of Texas at Austin
Brian F Martensen*, The University of Texas at Austin
(99337414)

10:30 a.m.
Convex dynamics and applications.
Roy L Adler*, IBM, Emeritus
(99337169)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Competitive and Adaptative Dynamics in Ecology, I
Organizers:
Carlos CastilloChavez, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University
BaiLian Li, University of California Riverside
Horst R. Thieme, Arizona State University thieme@math.la.asu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Competitive coexistence in patchy environments: the interplay between spatial heterogeneity and densitydependent dispersal.
Priyanga Amarasekare*, University of Chicago
(993001265)

8:30 a.m.
Perfect aggregation and integrability in ecological dynamical systems.
Alain Franc*, INRA, Paris, France
Vadim Kuznetsov, University of Leeds
(99392598)

9:00 a.m.
Competition and Coexistence of Strains: The Impact of Vaccination.
Maia Martcheva*, University of Florida
Mimmo Iannelli, University of Trento, Italy
XueZhi Li, Xinyang Teachers College
(99392351)

9:30 a.m.
Mathematical models of HIV; How robust are they and what are the limitations of their conclusions.
Patrick W Nelson*, University of Michigan
Stanca Ciupe, University of Michigan
Benjamin Lovegren de Bivort, Harvard University
(99392931)

10:00 a.m.
Effects of Nonrandom Mixing and of Stochasticity on Optimal Disease Intervention.
James Koopman, The University of Michigan
Carl P Simon*, The University of Michigan
(993921628)

10:30 a.m.
The adaptive dynamics of resource use.
Sebastian J. Schreiber*, College of William and Mary
Glory Tobiason, Western Washington University
(993921371)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Multiscale and Oscillatory Phenomena: Modeling, Numerical Techniques, and Applications, I
Organizers:
Richard Tsai, Princeton University
Luminita A. Vese, University of California Los Angeles lvese@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computational Multiscale Methods.
Bjorn Engquist*, Princeton University
(993651352)

9:00 a.m.
Numerical microlocal analysis of harmonic wavefields.
Olof Runborg*, NADA, KTH
(99365543)

9:30 a.m.
Analysis of numerical techniques for multiscale stochastic dynamical systems.
Weinan E, Princeton University
Di Liu*, Courant Institute
Eric VandenEijnden, Courant Institute
(993651536)

10:00 a.m.
Multiscale Modeling of Fluids.
Weinan E, Princeton University
Weiqing Ren*, Princeton University
(99376778)

10:30 a.m.
Heterogeneous Multiscale Methods for Stiff ODEs.
Richard Tsai*, Princeton University
Bjorn Engquist, Princeton University
(993651114)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Partial Differential Equations and Applications, III
Organizers:
Xin Lu, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
YanWei Qi, University of California Santa Barbara
Weiqing Xie, California State Polytech University
HongMing Yin, Washington State University

8:00 a.m.
On a class of nonlinear nonclassical parabolic equations.
John R. Cannon, University of Central Florida
Mohamed Salman*, University of Central Florida
(99335565)

8:30 a.m.
Maximal nonnegative constraintpreserving boundary conditions for the linearized Einstein equations.
Nicolae Tarfulea*, University of Minnesota
(99383669)

9:00 a.m.
The weak asymptotics method. Interaction of shocks in gases.
Ruben F. Espinoza, Universidad de Sonora,Mexico
Martin G. Garcia, Universidad de Sonora,Mexico
Georgii A. Omel'yanov*, Universidad de Sonora,Mexico
(99335879)

9:30 a.m.
$L_2(S^n)$ error estimates for Galerkin method for elliptic PDEs on spheres.
Quoc Le Gia*, Texas A&M University
(993351138)

10:00 a.m.
Uniform regularity estimate for the linear elasticity system in convex polygonal domains.
Bacuta Constantin*, Penn State University
James H. Bramble, Texas A\&M University, Cornell University
(993651394)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, I
Organizers:
James G. McLaughlin, Trinity College
Nancy J. Wyshinski, Trinity College nancy.wyshinski@trincoll.edu

8:00 a.m.
A Survey on $q$Continued Fractions in Ramanujan's Lost Notebook.
Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(993111119)

9:00 a.m.
A Moment Problem and a Family of Integral Evaluations.
Mourad E.H. Ismail*, University of Central Florida
(993331575)

9:30 a.m.
Simultaneous diophantine approximation in the vector space ${\Bbb Q} +{\Bbb Q}\alpha$.
Edward B Burger*, Williams College
(99311755)

10:00 a.m.
Systems of orthogonal polynomials arising from the modular $j$function.
Stephanie Basha, Santa Clara University
Jayce Robert Getz*, Harvard
Harris Nover, California Institue of Technology
Emma Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(99311777)

10:30 a.m.
A TwoDimensional Minkowski Question Mark Function.
Olga R. Beaver, Williams
Thomas Garrity*, Williams
(993111075)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Dynamics and Ergodic Theory, III
Organizers:
Alica Miller, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign amiller@math.uiuc.edu
Joseph Rosenblatt, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

8:00 a.m.
Generic behavior in positive entropy.
Daniel J Rudolph*, University of Maryland
(993371200)

9:00 a.m.
Absolutely rhythmic and IP recurrent sequences.
Randall G McCutcheon*, University of Memphis
(993371659)

9:30 a.m.
Simple spectrum, finite rank, and rotations in $\mathbb Z^d$.
E. Arthur Robinson, Jr., George Washington University
Ayse A. Sahin*, DePaul University
(993371570)

10:00 a.m.
Variation inequalities and convergence of nonstandard ergodic averages.
Roger L Jones*, DePaul University
(99337854)

10:30 a.m.
Collapsed indecomposable continua in area preserving two dimensional dynamical systems.
Judy A Kennedy*, University of Delaware
(993371251)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Fixed Points: Theory and Application, II
Organizers:
Robert F. Brown, University of California Los Angeles
Mark S. Burgin, University of California Los Angeles mburgin@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Axiomatizing the regular words.
Stephen L Bloom*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Zolt\'an \'Esik, University of Szeged
(99368337)

8:30 a.m.
Equational properties of fixed points.
Zoltan Esik*, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Szeged
(99368692)

9:30 a.m.
Computational Complexity and Optimal Algorithms for Fixed Points.
Christopher Sikorski*, School of Computing, University of Utah
(99368701)

10:00 a.m.
Fixed Points in Fuzzy Dynamical Systems.
Mark Burgin*, UCLA
Juan Nieto, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
(99337570)

10:30 a.m.
Ruin Probabilities and Stationary Distributions.
Alan Krinik*, California State Polytechnic, University
(99360558)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Variational Problems, I
Organizers:
David A. Hartenstine, University of Utah hartenst@math.utah.edu
Ahmed Mohammed, Ball State University amohammed@bsu.edu
John M. Neuberger, Northern Arizona State University
John W. Neuberger, University of North Texas

8:00 a.m.
On a Class of Resonant Schrodinger Equations.
David G Costa*, University of Nevada Las Vegas
(99335881)

8:30 a.m.
Fully Nonlinear Equations with Timemeasurable Coefficients.
Jay J Kovats*, Florida Institute of Technology
(99335861)

9:00 a.m.
Symmetry and related problems for elliptic and parabolic pde.
John L Lewis*, University of Kentucky
(99335712)

9:30 a.m.
Remarks On Sobolev Gradients.
Nicholas D Alikakos*, University of North Texas
(993351574)

10:00 a.m.
Nonlinear Elliptic Difference Equations on Graphs.
John M. Neuberger*, Northern Arizona University
(993351648)

10:30 a.m.
Surfaces of Continua for Quasilinear Elliptic Equations.
Jon Jacobsen*, Harvey Mudd College
(993351361)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on LowDimensional Topology, I
Organizers:
Tim D. Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu

8:00 a.m.
Deformation of homotopy into isotopy in oriented 3manifolds.
Uwe Kaiser*, Boise State University
(993571179)

8:30 a.m.
Nonuniversality of topological symmetry groups.
Erica L Flapan*, Pomona College
Ramin Naimi, Occidental College
James Pommersheim, Pomona College
Harry Tamvakis, Brandeis University
(99357956)

9:00 a.m.
Mahler measure of Alexander polynomials and Lehmer's question.
Daniel S Silver*, University of South Alabama
Susan G Williams, University of South Alabama
(993571284)

9:30 a.m.
Uniform 1Cochains and Genuine Laminations.
Baris Coskunuzer*, Princeton University
(99357299)

10:00 a.m.
Knot complements covered by great circle link complements.
Genevieve Walsh*, University of Texas at Austin
(993571204)

10:30 a.m.
Essential surfaces in 3manifolds which fiber over the circle.
Liz Klodginski*, UC Davis
(993571207)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
AMS Session on Operator Theory

8:00 a.m.
Bellman functions  what are they, and how do we use them?
Janine Wittwer*, Williams College
(99347122)

8:15 a.m.
A criterion for weak $k$hyponormality.
George R. Exner*, Bucknell University
Il Bong Jung, Kyungpook University
Sang Soo Park, Kyungpook University
(99347650)

8:30 a.m.
Targeted Frames and Decomposition of Positive Operators.
Keri Kornelson*, Texas A&M University
David Larson, Texas A&M University
(99347937)

8:45 a.m.
Circular Symmetry of Spectra of Composition Operators.
Sivaram K Narayan, Central Michigan University
Dawn E. Sadir*, Albion College
(99347144)

9:00 a.m.
On the Existence of solutions of Variational Inequalities in Banach Spaces.
Jinlu Li*, Shawnee State University
(99347475)

9:15 a.m.
About some generalizations of hyperbolic Aproperness.
Dan D. Pascali*, Courant Institute, New York University
(993471149)

9:30 a.m.
The geometric mean in Banach *algebras.
Bao Qi Feng*, Kent State University, Tuscarawas Campus
(99347769)

9:45 a.m.
$C^*$algebra of The $\mathbb{Z}^2$tree.
Menassie Ephrem*, Coastal Carolina University
Jack Spielberg, Arizona State University
(99347926)

10:00 a.m.
Minimal Bratteli diagrams and dimension groups of AF C$^*$algebras.
Ryan J. Zerr*, University of North Dakota
(99347757)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Statistics

8:00 a.m.
Assessing Occupational Exposure Via the Oneway Random Effects Model.
Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Huizhen Guo*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(99362383)

8:15 a.m.
Detection of Changes in the arrival rates of a Poisson Process.
Marlo Kay Brown*, SUNY Binghamton
(99362976)

8:30 a.m.
Estimating linear functionals of indirectly observed input functions.
C Klaassen, University of Amsterdam
EunJoo Lee*, Texas Tech University
Frits H Ruymgaart, Texas Tech University
(99362950)

8:45 a.m.
On the Chernoff bound for efficiency of quantum hypothesis testing.
Vladislav Karguine*, Cornerstone Research
(99362373)

9:00 a.m.
On Some Selection Problems with Applications to Lifetime Data.
Thomas T. John*, Syracuse University
Pinyuen Chen, Department of Mathematics, Syracuse University
(993621550)

9:15 a.m.
Estimating the Conditional Distribution Function.
Rod Freed, California State University at Dominguez Hills
Senem Alkan*, Bucconi University
(993621096)

9:30 a.m.
Comparing Two Methods of Handling Tied Event Times.
Mouchumi Bhattacharyya*, University of the Pacific
(993621669)

9:45 a.m.
Simulation Study of the Small Sample Properties of Maximum Likelihood Estimators in an Accelerated Failure Time Model with Censored Observations.
Mahmoud A Yousef*, Central Missouri State University
Raja Nassar, LA Tech University
(993621363)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Statistics Education Discourse on Inference
Organizers:
John D. McKenzie, Jr., Babson College mckenzie@babson.edu
Carolyn K. Cuff, Westminster College

8:00 a.m.
Why Do We Check Assumptions for Inference?
Allan J. Rossman*, Cal Poly  San Luis Obispo
Beth L. Chance, Cal Poly  San Luis Obispo
(993N1407)

8:15 a.m.
Developing an Understanding of Confidence Intervals for Proportions.
Daniel J Teague*, NC School of Science and Mathematics
(993N1744)

8:30 a.m.
Order Statistics, Uniform Distributions, and Confidence Intervals.
Michael I Ratliff*, Northern Arizona University
(993N1560)

8:45 a.m.
Question based presentation of inferential methods.
Michael D Landrigan*, Idaho State University
(993N1548)

9:00 a.m.
What does a Pvalue mean?
Patricia B Humphrey*, Georgia Southern University
(993N1544)

9:15 a.m.
Handson experiments in inferential statistics.
Mohammad Salmassi*, Framingham State College
(993N1491)

9:30 a.m.
Using Simulations to Teach the Meaning of the PValue.
Murray H. Siegel*, Sam Houston State University
(993N128)

9:45 a.m.
Using Visual Tools in the Teaching of Hypothesis Testing.
Christopher J. Lacke*, Rowan University
(993N1392)

10:00 a.m.
Using Simulations, Permutations and Randomizations to Help Students Understand Pvalues.
Robin H Lock*, St. Lawrence University
(993N1502)

10:15 a.m.
Teaching Statistical Inference to Inservice Middle School Teachers : Methodologies, Activities, and Projects.
Barbara A Wainwright*, Salisbury University
(993N1559)

10:30 a.m.
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Statistics to Undergraduate Life Science Majors Provides Numerous Opportunities for Data Analysis Projects Involving Inference.
Deborah Lurie*, Saint Joseph's University
James Watrous, Saint Joseph's University
DeniseMarie Ratterman, Saint Jospeh's University
(993N1266)

10:45 a.m.
Hypothesis Test Selection: A Practical Method.
Sue B Schou*, Idaho State University
(993N132)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Math and the Arts, II
Organizers:
Ann Robertson, Connecticut College arob@conncoll.edu
John M. Sullivan, University of Illinois, Urbana
Reza Sarhangi, Towson University
Nathaniel A. Friedman, State University of New York, Albany

8:20 a.m.
Vectors, Computer Art and Toy Story.
Timothy P. Chartier*, Davidson College
(993O1929)

8:40 a.m.
Computational Aesthetics: Mathematical Methods for Evaluating Art.
Gary R. Greenfield*, University of Richmond
(993O1840)

8:55 a.m.
Break

9:20 a.m.
Recursion in Nature, Mathematics and Art.
Anne M. Burns*, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus
(993O1657)

9:40 a.m.
Dahlia Flowers in Art, Nature, and Mathematics.
Gwen Laura Fisher*, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
(993O1274)

10:00 a.m.
Tilings & Quilts.
Mary Candace Williams*, Pima Community College
(993O1848)

10:20 a.m.
Myriad of Mosaics.
Maria K Robinson*, Seattle University
(993O11385)

10:40 a.m.
Discovery or Creation?: Mathematical Platonism and the Visual Arts.
Mark D. Schlatter*, Centenary College of Louisiana
(993O1368)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Applications of Mathematics in Computer Science
Organizers:
William A. Marion, Valparaiso University bill.marion@valpo.edu

8:00 a.m.
An Application of Binomial Trees for Pricing a Stock Option.
Daniel Birmajer*, Nazareth College
(993P1736)

8:15 a.m.
Programming to Complete Magic Squares.
N. R. Nandakumar*, Delaware State University
Michael J. Bosse, Morgan State University
(993P1323)

8:30 a.m.
Check Digits and Error Correction.
Lew Ludwig*, Denison University
(993P1291)

8:45 a.m.
From Cyclic Sums to Projective Planes.
Roger E. Zarnowski*, Angelo State University
(993P1808)

9:00 a.m.
A Catalan Project in Discrete Mathematics.
Brian Hopkins*, Saint Peter's College
(993P1869)

9:15 a.m.
An Analytic Approach to a TicTacToe Program.
John Gately*, Roosevelt University
(993P1979)

9:30 a.m.
Mapping a 1to1 Correspondence Between N and Q Using Imbedded Loops, Conditionals, and Arrays.
N. R. Nandakumar*, Delaware State University
Michael J. Bosse, Morgan State University
(993P1324)

9:45 a.m.
One Time Pad Encryption.
Robert P. Webber*, Longwood University
(993P191)

10:00 a.m.
A Programming Pearl.
Arnold Lebow*, Yeshiva University
(993P1786)

10:15 a.m.
"Magic Numbers" Approach to Introducing Binary Number Representation in Introductory Computer Science Courses.
Gerald W. Kruse*, Juniata College
(993P1667)

10:30 a.m.
Understanding the Magic: Teaching Cryptography with Just the Right Amount of Mathematics.
Joshua Holden*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(993P1247)

10:45 a.m.
The Perfect Shuffle: Mathematical Apologetics.
David J Hunter*, Westmont College
(993P1806)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Experiences in Business, Industry, and Government
Organizers:
Philip E. Gustafson, Mesa State College pgustafs@mesastate.edu
Michael G. Monticino, University of North Texas

8:10 a.m.
Mathematics and MaterialsStretching Hooke's Law.
Stanley J Russell*, Motorola (Retired)
Frank J Attanucci, Scottsdale Community College
(993Q121)

8:25 a.m.
Mathematicial Models in Transportation Planning and Traffic Operations.
Donald A. Sokol*, Lisle. Illinois
(993Q1136)

8:40 a.m.
Developing and Validating a Metric for the Hiring of Fee Based Practitioners for the United States Military Entrance Processing Command.
Randy E White*, United States Military Academy
Edgar K Rugenstein, United States Military Academy
(993Q1241)

8:55 a.m.
Designing a Robust Range Imaging System.
Nathan D Cahill*, Eastman Kodak Company
Lawrence A Ray, Eastman Kodak Company
Joseph F Revelli, Eastman Kodak Company
(993Q11592)

9:10 a.m.
PSL Preservers and Barker Codes of Odd Length.
Gregory Emmett Coxson*, Lockheed Martin Naval Electronic and Surveillance
(993Q130)

9:25 a.m.
A Leg in Both Worlds: Consulting in Academics.
Michael G Monticino*, University of North Texas
(993Q11313)

9:40 a.m.
Industry Problems That Require Concepts Rather Than Technical Detail.
Richard J Cleary*, Bentley College
(993Q1336)

9:55 a.m.
Development of a Mathematics Course for Biotechnology through an Industrial Externship.
Kenneth M. Levasseur*, UMass Lowell
(993Q198)

10:10 a.m.
Mathematics in the Hedge Funds Arena.
Ranjan Bhaduri*, Northwater Capital Management Inc.
(993Q11113)

10:25 a.m.
The Life and Death of a Silicon Valley Startup Company.
Mark Stamp*, San Jose State University
(993Q11660)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, V
Organizers:
Laura J. Wallace, California State University, San Bernardino wallace@csusb.edu
Jacqueline A. Jensen, Sam Houston State University
Gary W. Towsley, SUNY at Geneseo
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University at San Bernardino

8:00 a.m.
Encouraging Artistic Expression via Mathematical Exploration in the Core Curriculum.
John C Nardo*, Oglethorpe University
(993Z1445)

8:15 a.m.
Linking Art, Geometry, and Calculus.
Ruth G. Favro*, Lawrence Technological University
David E. Bindschadler, Lawrence Technological University
(993Z11319)

8:30 a.m.
The Effects of Using Notebook Computers (MS Excel) in an Undergraduate Business Calculus Course.
Stephanie P. Edwards*, University of Dayton
Clarre Johnston, University of Dayton
(993Z1379)

8:45 a.m.
Finding and Using PreCalculus Learning Objects.
Robert H Hoar, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Jeff S. Baggett*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
(993Z11631)

9:00 a.m.
Modeling in Elementary Calculus.
Thomas C Craven*, University of Hawaii
(993Z1474)

9:30 a.m.
Break.

10:00 a.m.
An UpperDivision Geometry Course Designed around the NCTM Standards.
Robert Talbert*, Franklin College
(993Z1339)

10:15 a.m.
Making Geometry Come Alive with The Geometer's Sketchpad.
Dawn R Slavens*, Midwestern State University
(993Z1595)

10:30 a.m.
DIPBased Projects for Linear Algebra.
Mohamed Allali*, Chapman University
(993Z1398)

10:45 a.m.
{\it Futurama} $\pi$k  Mathematics in the Year 3000.
Tom Georgoulias, Austin, TX
Sarah J Greenwald*, Appalachian State University
Marc Wichterich, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
(993Z1681)

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
PME Council

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College (CUNY)
Karen V. H. Parshall, University of Virginia
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University david.zitarelli@temple.edu

8:30 a.m.
Analytic Geometry: Descartes versus Fermat.
Maria Sol de Mora*, ICREA, Barcelona
(99301310)

9:00 a.m.
The Brachistochrone Problem and its Sequels.
Rüdiger Thiele*, University of Leipzig
(99301627)

9:30 a.m.
Is the English Version of the Theory of Incommensurability Commensurable with Its Chinese Translation?
Yibao Xu*, CUNY, Graduate Center & BMCC
(99301694)

10:00 a.m.
Science in Translation: The Transmission of Probability Theory into late Imperial Chinese Mathematical Culture (18801911).
Andrea EberhardBréard*, CUNY Graduate Center (New York) / CNRS (Paris)
(99301583)

10:30 a.m.
``Everybody makes errors'': The intersection of De Morgan's logic and probability, 18371847.
Adrian Rice*, RandolphMacon College
(99301205)

Friday January 9, 2004, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Almost every observation, a mathematical theory of measurement.
James A. Yorke*, University of Maryland
(9933705)

Friday January 9, 2004, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
The prooftheoretic strength of some combinatorial principles.
Steffen Lempp*, University of Wisconsin

Friday January 9, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part B
Incorporating discrete mathematics in the preparation of K12 mathematics teachers
Organizers:
Lolina Alvarez, New Mexico State University

Friday January 9, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part B
Designing and evaluating assessments for introductory statistics.
Organizers:
Beth L. Chance, California Polytech State University, San Luis Obispo
Robert C. Delmas, University of Minnesota
Allan J. Rossman, California Polytech State University, San Luis Obispo

Friday January 9, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part B
Origami in undergraduate mathematics courses.
Organizers:
Thomas C. Hull, Merrimack College

Friday January 9, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Mathematics for business decisions (repeated from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday).
Organizers:
Richard B. Thompson, University of Arizona
Christopher Lamoureux, University of Arizona

Friday January 9, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF
Assessment of student learning in undergraduate mathematics: Works in progress.
Organizers:
William E. Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University
Bernard L. Madison, University of Arkansas

Friday January 9, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
Writing expository mathematics.
Organizers:
Jed Herman, University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point
Jennifer Hontz, Meredith College
George W. Moss, University of Virginia's College at Wise
Panelists:
Lowell W. Beineke, Indiana UniversityPurdue
Ezra Brown, Virginia Tech
Frank A. Farris, Santa Clara University
Underwood Dudley, DePauw University
Keith J. Devlin, Stanford University

Friday January 9, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Proposal writing workshop for grant applications to the NSF division of undergraduate education.
Organizers:
Elizabeth J. Teles, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Calvin L. Williams, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Lee L. Zia, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education

Friday January 9, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Preparing mathematicians to educate teachers.
Organizers:
Alan C. Tucker, SUNY at Stoney Brook
Bernard L. Madison, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
Panelists:
Ed Dubinsky, Cincinnati, Ohio
Alan C. Tucker, SUNY at Stoney Brook

Friday January 9, 2004, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Mathematical Art Exhibit
Organizers:
Robert Fathauer, Tessellations Company, Phoenix, Arizona
Nat Friedman, ISAMA, SUNY at Albany
Reza Sarhangi, Bridges Conference, Towson University

Friday January 9, 2004, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales

Friday January 9, 2004, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
On theories of modules of fields with endomorphisms.
Francoise M. Point*, University of MonsHainaut

Friday January 9, 2004, 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 of DePaul University

Friday January 9, 2004, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Morgan Prize Presentations by the Recipients
Presenters:
Melanie Wood, Duke University, "Dessins d'enfants and the Absolute Galois Group"
Karen Yeats, Boston University, "A multiplicative analogue of Schur's Tauberian theorem"

Friday January 9, 2004, 10:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Math on the Web
Go to the Math on the Web Pavilion for the complete schedule of presentations.

Friday January 9, 2004, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Random planar curves and conformal invariance.
Gregory F. Lawler*, Cornell University
(9936011)

Friday January 9, 2004, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Mathematical challenges in molecular biology.
Bonnie Berger*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(9939203)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III
Conformal invariants and partial differential equations. Part III.
SunYung Alice Chang*, Princeton University
(9935310)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Cofinal types of topological directed orders.
Slawomir Solecki*, University of Illinois Urbana

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
MAA Student Lecture
Fractal Calculus Project.
Mark M Meerschaert*, University of Nevada
(993A0532)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematical Techniques in Musical Analysis, II
Organizers:
Judith L. Baxter, University of Illinois at Chicago baxter@uic.edu
Robert W. Peck, Louisiana State University

1:00 p.m.
Filtered Point Symmetry and Dynamical VoiceLeading.
Jack Douthett*, TVI Community College
Richard Plotkin, University of Chicago
(99337632)

1:30 p.m.
Spirlz.
Stephen Soderberg*, Library of Congress
(993001310)

2:00 p.m.
Break.

2:30 p.m.
A computeraided exploration of the transformational process in Xenakis' Nomos Alpha.
Moreno Andreatta*, IrcamCnrs
(993201108)

3:00 p.m.
Tone System and Mental Process.
Thomas Noll*, Technical University of Berlin
(993511485)

3:30 p.m.
PitchClass Isometries.
Robert W. Peck*, Louisiana State University
(99355899)

4:00 p.m.
Pitch combinatoriality in gapped spaces.
Jon Wild*, Harvard University
(993001397)

4:30 p.m.
Statistical Aspects of John Cage's Etudes Australes.
Murray Bremner*, University of Saskatchewan
Mik Bickis, University of Saskatchewan
(99362236)

5:00 p.m.
A Mathematical Model describing the Metricity of Musical Pieces.
Anja Volk*, DJE Department of Industrial and Systems Engineeri
(993921590)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion.

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College (CUNY)
Karen V. H. Parshall, University of Virginia
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University david.zitarelli@temple.edu

1:00 p.m.
Conceptions of General Analysis in NineteenthCentury Mathematics.
Craig G Fraser*, University of Toronto
(99301226)

1:30 p.m.
Creating a Mathematical Area: The Case of Arthur Cayley, J. J. Sylvester, and Invariant Theory.
Karen V. H. Parshall*, University of Virginia
(99301734)

2:00 p.m.
On Weierstrass' theory of analytic functions.
Umberto Bottazzini*, Universitŕ di Palermo, Italy
(99301615)

2:30 p.m.
Jules Tannery and the Mathematical Research Community in France , 18701914.
W Thomas Archibald*, Acadia University
(99301221)

3:00 p.m.
"Some unsolved problems of theoretical dynamics". An unpublished paper by George Birkhoff.
June E BarrowGreen*, The Open University, UK
(99301597)

3:30 p.m.
Who invented Steiner triple systems  and why?
Robin J. Wilson*, Open University, UK
(99301352)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Mathematical Modeling in Neuroscience, Biomedicine, Genetics, and Epidemiology, III
Organizers:
Steven M. Baer, Arizona State University
Ivo D. Dinov, University of California Los Angeles
Frank C. Hoppensteadt, Arizona State University
Hal L. Smith, Arizona State University halsmith@asu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Modelling the spatiotemporal dynamics of nuclear proteins.
Gerda de Vries*, University of Alberta
(993921666)

1:30 p.m.
A double epidemic model for the SARS propagation.
Tuen Wai Ng*, The University of Hong Kong
Gabriel Turinici, Inria Rocquencourt Domaine de Voluceau, Rocquencou
Antoine Danchin, Génétique des Génomes Bactériens, Institut Pasteur
(99392542)

2:00 p.m.
Global Kinetic Imaging for FluoroDeoxyGlucose with Positron Emission Tomography.
Cristina Negoita*, Arizona State University
Rosemary A Renaut, Arizona State University
(993921067)

2:30 p.m.
Improving the Accuracy of Segmentation Algorithms for Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Rick Archibald*, The Center for System Science and Engineering Rese
Kewei Chen, Arizona Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research
Anne Gelb, Arizona State University
Rosemary Renaut, Arizona State University
(99365480)

3:00 p.m.
Feature Selection as a Precursor to Modeling in HighDimensional Scientific Discovery.
David A Peterson*, Colorado State University
Charles W Anderson, Colorado State University
Michael J Kirby, Colorado State University
Michael H Thaut, Colorado State University
(993681341)

4:00 p.m.
Dynamic Behavior of a DelayDifferential Equation Model for the Hormonal Regulation of the Menstrual Cycle.
Leona Harris Clark*, US Environmental Protection Agency
Paul M Schlosser, CIIT Centers for Health Research
James F Selgrade, North Carolina State University
(99392974)

4:30 p.m.
Sportsrelated concussion: An application of functional magnetic resonance imaging.
William Eddy*, Carnegie Mellon University
(99392887)

5:00 p.m.
Twodimensional finite element analysis to assess flow characteristics of an in vitro aneurysm model.
Dawn A Lott*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Michael Siegel, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Hans R Chaudhry, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Charles J Prestigiacomo, New Jersey Medical School
(99376624)

5:30 p.m.
Singular Vectors and Protein Motifs in Mathematical Phylogeny.
Jeffery J. Leader*, RoseHulman Inst. of Tech.
Gary W. Stuart, Indiana State University
(993921421)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Classical and Nonlinear Special Functions, II
Organizers:
Peter A. Clarkson, University of Kent
Francisco Marcellan, Universidad Carlos III
Peter A. McCoy, U. S. Naval Academy pam@usna.edu

1:00 p.m.
The Painlev\'e property: a RiemannHilbert approach.
Percy A Deift*, Courant Institute, NYU
(993341175)

1:30 p.m.
Sequence of distribution functions involving Painleve II.
Jinho Baik*, University of Michigan
(99360829)

2:00 p.m.
Rational Solutions of the Painlev\'e Equations and Associated Special Polynomials.
Peter A Clarkson*, University of Kent
(99334596)

2:30 p.m.
Painlev\'e Transcendents and Random matrices.
Alexander R Its*, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
(99333856)

3:00 p.m.
Justification of the Existence of a Group of Asymptotics of the General Fifth Painlev\'e Transcendent.
Youmin Lu*, Bloomsburg University
Zhoude Shao, Millersville University
(993341249)

3:30 p.m.
Accurate calculation of Mathieu functions with an application to acoustic radiation from elliptic cylinders.
Arnie Lee Van Buren*, Naval Undersea Warfare Center
Jeffrey E Boisvert, Naval Undersea Warfare Center
(99333668)

4:00 p.m.
Discussion.

4:30 p.m.
The Ince equation.
Hans W Volkmer*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(99333715)

5:00 p.m.
A New Asymptotic Series for the Gamma Function and Improved Stirling Formula Estimates.
Xiquan Shi*, Delaware State University
Fengshan Liu, Delaware State University
(99333279)

5:30 p.m.
The Role of Orthogonal Polynomials in the Analysis of Laser Propagation.
Reza MalekMadani, U.S. Naval Academy
Peter A. McCoy*, U.S. Naval Academy
(99333986)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
GAMMSIAM Special Session on Coding, Geometry, and Hyperbolic Dynamics, III
Organizers:
Svetlana R. Katok, The Pennsylvania State University katok_s@math.psu.edu
Boris Hasselblatt, Tufts University

1:00 p.m.
A proof of the PughShub theorem.
Keith Burns*, Northwestern University
Amie Wilkinson, Northwestern University
(9933745)

1:30 p.m.
Stability of mixing for hyperbolic flows.
Michael Field*, University of Houston
Ian Melbourne, University of Surrey
Andrew Torok, University of Houston
(99337411)

2:00 p.m.
Absolutely Continuous Invariant Measures for NonUniformly Expanding Maps.
Huyi Hu*, Michigan State University
Sandro Vaienti, Centre de Physique Th\'eorique, CNRS
(99337460)

2:30 p.m.
Equilibrium States for Maps of the Interval.
Samuel Senti*, IUPUI
Yakov Pesin, The Pennsylvania State University
(99337436)

3:00 p.m.
Typicality of recurrence for (aperiodic) Lorentz gases.
Marco Lenci*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(99337584)

3:30 p.m.
Modeling a Gas of Hard NonSpheres.
John D Cowan*, Tufts University
(99337406)

4:00 p.m.
A topological model for a perturbed quadratic family.
Robert L Devaney, Boston University
M\'onica Moreno Rocha*, Tufts University
Stefan Siegmund, Boston University
(993371002)

4:30 p.m.
Dimension product structure of hyperbolic sets.
Boris Hasselblatt*, Tufts University
Jörg Schmeling, Lund Institute of Technology
(99337626)

5:00 p.m.
Smoothness of Linearization Near a Hyperbolic Fixed Point.
Misha Guysinsky, Pennsylvania State University
Boris Hasselblatt, Tufts University
Victoria Rayskin*, UCLA
(9933766)

5:30 p.m.
Hyperbolicity, Homogeneity, and LaborManaged Oligopolies.
Marek R Rychlik*, University of Arizona
Weiye Li, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(993341066)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Current Events
Organizers:
David Eisenbud, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and University of California Berkeley de@msri.org

1:00 p.m.
The InteriorPoint Revolution in Optimization: History, Recent Developments, and Lasting Consequences.
Margaret H. Wright*, Computer Science Department, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(993491022)

2:00 p.m.
What is motivic integration?
Thomas C Hales*, University of Pittsburgh
(993141309)

3:00 p.m.
It is easy to determine whether or not a given integer is prime.
Andrew Granville*, Université de Montréal
(99311695)

4:00 p.m.
Break

4:30 p.m.
Perelman's recent work on the classification of 3manifolds.
John W Morgan*, Columbia University
(99357161)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, II
Organizers:
James G. McLaughlin, Trinity College
Nancy J. Wyshinski, Trinity College nancy.wyshinski@trincoll.edu

1:00 p.m.
Analytic Theory and Application of Continued Fractions, A Survey.
William B. Jones*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(993301195)

2:30 p.m.
Truncated rational moment problems and quadratures.
Xin Li*, University of Central Florida
(993411335)

3:00 p.m.
Simultaneous diophantine approximation to successive powers of a real algebraic integer.
Doug Hensley*, Texas A&M University
(993111164)

3:30 p.m.
Continued Fractions Associated with Solution of a Wave Equation.
Brian A. Hagler*, University of Texas of the Permian Basin
(99333849)

4:00 p.m.
An EulerMinding theorem for $G$continued fractions.
Geumlan Choi*, University of Illinois
Douglas Bowman, Northern Illinois University
(993111026)

4:30 p.m.
On a class of classical polynomials, uniformly approximating the checkmark function.
P D Dragnev*, IndianaPurdue University
D A Legg, IndianaPurdue University
D W Townsend, IndianaPurdue University
(993411073)

5:00 p.m.
The Many Vistas of Continued Fractions.
Richard A Mollin*, University of Calgary
(99311756)

5:30 p.m.
Applications of Brooks's Continued Fraction Parameter to Riemann Surfaces and QC Maps.
G Brock Williams*, Texas Tech University
(99330111)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Modern Function Theory, I
Organizers:
Beth Schaubroeck, U. S. Air Force Academy beth.schaubroeck@usafa.af.mil
Peter L. Duren, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
John A. Pfaltzgraff, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1:00 p.m.
Trajectories of quadratic differentials on algebraic Riemann surfaces and HermitePade approximants.
Alexander I. Aptekarev*, Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, Moscow, Russia
(99330775)

2:00 p.m.
Strong asymptotics for Jacobi polynomials with varying nonstandard parameters.
A.B.J. Kuijlaars, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
A. Mart\'{\i}nezFinkelshtein*, University of Almer\'{\i}a
(99333832)

3:00 p.m.
Semiclassical Asymptotics for General Orthogonal Polynomials with Discrete Weights.
Jinho Baik, University of Michigan
Thomas Kriecherbauer, RuhrUniversitaet, Bochum
Kenneth McLaughlin, University of North Carolina
Peter Miller*, University of Michigan
(993411533)

3:30 p.m.
Random growth models and RiemannHilbert problems.
Jinho Baik*, University of Michigan
(99360943)

4:00 p.m.
Asymptotic analysis of Random Matrices and RiemannHilbert problems.
Kenneth Dean TR McLaughlin*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(993601615)

4:30 p.m.
Construction of weighted biharmonic Green functions.
Rachel J Weir*, University of Virginia
(99330801)

5:00 p.m.
Sampling and Interpolation on Riemann Surfaces.
Alexander P Schuster*, San Francisco State University
Dror Varolin, University of Illinois
(993301324)

5:30 p.m.
Finite unions of interpolating sequences.
Daniel H Luecking*, University of Arkansas
(993301194)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Smooth Dynamical Systems and Applications, I
Organizers:
Qiudong Wang, University of Arizona
Maciej P. Wojtkowski, University of Arizona maciejw@math.arizona.edu

1:00 p.m.
Transition to chaos in random dynamical systems.
YingCheng Lai*, Arizona State University
(9933749)

1:30 p.m.
The Central Limit Theorem for NonGibbsian measures.
Nicolai T A Haydn*, University of Southern California
(993371425)

2:00 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of continuity statistic for time series analysis.
Takashi Nishikawa*, Southern Methodist University
YingCheng Lai, Arizona State University
Louis M. Pecora, Naval Research Laboratory
(99337766)

2:30 p.m.
Hyperbolic reguler polynomial endomorphisms of $\mathbb{C}^2$: topology of Julia sets.
Malgorzata S. Stawiska*, Purdue University
(99332812)

3:00 p.m.
Tubelog Riemann Surfaces.
Ricardo Perez Marco*, UCLA
(993371239)

3:30 p.m.
Spectrum and Geometric Realization of Pisot Tiling Spaces (preliminary report).
Jaroslaw M Kwapisz*, Montana State University
(993371201)

4:00 p.m.
Noncontractible isolating blocks.
George A Kozlowski, Auburn University
Krystyna M Kuperberg*, Auburn University
Klaudiusz Wojcik, Jagiellonian University
(993581135)

4:30 p.m.
Long time asymptotics in averaging.
Dmitry Dolgopyat*, University of Maryland
(99337784)

5:00 p.m.
Remarkable Dynamics of an Overcompensatory Leslie Population Model.
Howard Weiss*, Penn State University
Ilie Ugarcovici, Penn State University
(99337949)

5:30 p.m.
Singularity confinement and algebraic integrability.
Stephane Lafortune*, University of Arizona
Alain Goriely, University of Arizona
(99339566)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetical Algebraic Geometry, I
Organizers:
Kirti Joshi, University of Arizona
Minhyong Kim, University of Arizona kim@math.arizona.edu
Adrian Vasiu, University of Arizona

1:00 p.m.
Slopes of the~$U_p$ operator acting on overconvergent modular forms.
L J Kilford*, California Institute of Technology
(99311726)

1:30 p.m.
Crystalline cohomology and homotopy theory.
Martin Olsson*, MIT
(99311684)

2:00 p.m.
Vanishing Cycles in Rigid Cohomology.
Richard M. Crew*, University of Florida
(993141187)

2:30 p.m.
Overconvergence and the de RhamWitt complex.
James M Borger*, University of Chicago
(99314725)

3:00 p.m.
Drinfel'dIhara relations for padic multizeta values.
Sinan Unver*, University of Chicago
(99314891)

3:30 p.m.
The de RhamWitt complex in mixed characteristic.
Lars Hesselholt*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(993141529)

4:00 p.m.
Tate classes on a product of modular surfaces.
Andrew H Knightly*, University of Rochester
(993111247)

4:30 p.m.
Pseudodifferential equations connected with $p$adic forms and Igusa's local zeta functions.
W. A. Zuniga*, Barry U.
(99314772)

5:00 p.m.
A Geometric JacquetLanglands Correspondence.
David F Helm*, Harvard University
(993111252)

5:30 p.m.
$p$adic Lafforgue: a road map.
Kiran S Kedlaya*, MIT
(99311353)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Fixed Points: Theory and Application, III
Organizers:
Robert F. Brown, University of California Los Angeles
Mark S. Burgin, University of California Los Angeles mburgin@math.ucla.edu

1:00 p.m.
Groupoids and fibered addition and product formulae for Nielsen Numbers.
Philip R. Heath*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
(99355546)

1:30 p.m.
Lefschetz and Nielsen numbers in Control Theory.
Peter Saveliev*, Marshall University
(99355186)

2:00 p.m.
Homotopy Minimal Periods on Solvmanifolds.
Edward C Keppelmann*, University of Nevada Reno
Waclaw Marzantowicz, A. Mickiewicz U of Poznan
(99357140)

2:30 p.m.
Characterizing Fixed Point Sets in a Given Homotopy Class.
Christina L Soderlund*, UCLA
(99355106)

3:00 p.m.
The LefschetzHopf Theorem and Axioms for the Lefschetz Number.
Martin Arkowitz*, Dartmouth College
Robert F Brown, University of California, Los Angeles
(9935590)

3:30 p.m.
Transfers and Jiang's Nielsen theory for periodic points.
Daniel Henry Gottlieb*, Purdue
(9935536)

4:00 p.m.
A Type of Nonlinear Vector and Matrix Equations and Their Corresponding Sequences.
Xiquan Shi, Delaware State University
Fengshan Liu*, Delaware State University
(99315193)

4:30 p.m.
On the preimage $f^{1}(a)$ of a point.
Peter N Wong*, Bates College
Daciberg L Goncalves, University of Sao Paulo
(993551558)

5:00 p.m.
Iteratively Regularized GaussNewtontype Algorithm with Simultaneous Updates of Inverse Derivative.
Alexandra Smirnova*, Georgia State University
(993651625)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Variational Problems, II
Organizers:
David A. Hartenstine, University of Utah hartenst@math.utah.edu
Ahmed Mohammed, Ball State University
John M. Neuberger, Northern Arizona State University
John W. Neuberger, University of North Texas

1:00 p.m.
Integrability of Blowup solutions to some nonlinear differential equations.
Michael A. Karls*, Ball State University
Ahmed Mohammed, Ball State University
(99334568)

1:30 p.m.
Harnack Type Inequalities for some Semilinear Elliptic Equations with Critical Sobolev Exponent.
Lei Zhang*, Texas A&M
(99335811)

2:00 p.m.
The IVP for the nonlinear heat equation in weighted Sobolev spaces.
Victor L Shapiro*, University of California at Riverside
(9933553)

2:30 p.m.
Some multiplicity results for asymptotically linear problems in $\mathbb{R}^N$.
Francois A van Heerden*, Utah State University
(993351268)

3:00 p.m.
Positive Solutions For A Class Of Elliptic Boundary Value Problems.
Stephen B. Robinson*, Wake Forest University
Andrew Arndt, Wake Forest University
(993351519)

3:30 p.m.
Upper estimates for solutions to superlinear nonsymmetric elliptic boundary value problems.
Alfonso Castro*, Harvey Mudd College
Monica Clapp, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
(993351370)

4:00 p.m.
Areaminimizing surfaces in 3D polytopes in $R^4$, and invariant minimizers in $R^n$.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
(99349154)

4:30 p.m.
Continuous Newton's Method and a NashMoser Inverse Function Theorem.
J W Neuberger*, University of North Texas
(99335641)

5:00 p.m.
Models for Josephson junctions.
Jacob Rubinstein*, Indiana University
(99335830)

5:30 p.m.
Some recent results concerning $\infty$harmonic functions.
Tilak Bhattacharya*, Bishop's University
(99335579)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on LowDimensional Topology, II
Organizers:
Tim D. Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu

1:00 p.m.
Distance calculations in the curve complex.
John Hempel*, Rice University
(993571359)

1:30 p.m.
Orderability of certain 3manifold groups.
Sergio Fenley, Florida State University
Rachel Dedwydd Roberts*, Washington University in St Louis
John Shareshian, Washington University in St Louis
Melanie Stein, Trinity College
(993571297)

2:00 p.m.
HigherOrder Linking Forms for 3Manifolds.
Constance Leidy*, Rice University
(99357988)

2:30 p.m.
Singular symplectic forms on 4manifolds.
Robion C. Kirby*, University of California, Berkeley
T. David Gay, University of Quebec at Montreal
(99357396)

3:00 p.m.
On the Homotopy Classification of 2Complexes.
Jens Harlander, Western Kentucky University
Jacqueline A Jensen*, Sam Houston State University
(99355933)

3:30 p.m.
Generalizations of quandle cocycle invariants and Alexander modules from quandle modules.
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
(99357851)

4:00 p.m.
The topology of 4manifolds which admit a symplectic form and a circle action.
Scott J Baldridge*, Indiana University
(99357619)

4:30 p.m.
On a characterization of nugatory crossings.
XiaoSong Lin*, University of California, Riverside
(993571289)

5:00 p.m.
A topological IHX relation in three and four dimensions.
James Conant*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Rob Schneiderman, Courant Institute
Peter Teichner, UC San Diego
(99357204)

5:30 p.m.
Finite Abelian Group Actions on Orientable $S^1$Bundles Over Orientable Surfaces.
Caroline Maher Boulis*, Florida State University
(99355841)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part B
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers.
Organizers:
Ralph P. Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part B
Handson discrete math with technology.
Organizers:
Douglas E. Ensley, Shippensburg University
Kate McGiveny, Shippensburg University

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part B
Some mathematics of Leonhard Euler.
Organizers:
William W. Dunham, Muhlenberg College
Edward C. Sandifer, Western Connecticut State University

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Geometry

1:00 p.m.
A new solution for Hilbert's third problem.
David Benko*, Texas A and M University
(9935192)

1:15 p.m.
A Euclidean Area Theorem via Laguerre Geometry.
Robert D. Knight*, University of Guam
(993511241)

1:30 p.m.
Fuzzy Geometry of Space.
Reza R Ahangar*, Kansas Wesleyan University
(993511701)

1:45 p.m.
Even Astral Configurations.
Leah Wrenn Berman*, Ursinus College
(99352209)

2:15 p.m.
An Integral Formula On Seifert Bundles.
A Fawaz*, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
(993531325)

2:30 p.m.
Lie groups of automorphisms of para$f$manifolds.
A. Bucki*, Oklahoma City, OK
(993531407)

2:45 p.m.
OneDimensional Metric Foliations on Compact Semisimple Lie Groups.
Marius I Munteanu*, SUNYOneonta
(993531619)

3:00 p.m.
A Notion of Rectifiability for Hypersurfaces in Carnot Groups.
Daniel R Cole*, Dartmouth College
(993531652)

3:15 p.m.
Break

3:30 p.m.
Ehresmann Connection Related to Orbit Stratification in Compact Semi Simple Lie Algebras.
Roxana Costinescu*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Serge Preston, Portland State University
(993531671)

3:45 p.m.
Total Gauss curvature of complete minimal submanifolds.
Tracy Bowers*, Moravian College
(993531685)

3:55 p.m.
Break

4:15 p.m.
Special PL manifolds as PL shape ofibrators.
Violeta Vasilevska*, The University of Tennessee
(993571037)

4:45 p.m.
Diagrammatic Reducibility and Labeled Oriented Tree Complexes.
Travis R Kelm*, St. Edward's University
(993571612)

5:00 p.m.
On $m$sectorial Schr\"odinger operators with singular potentials on manifolds of bounded geometry.
Ognjen B Milatovic*, University of Toledo
(99358458)

5:15 p.m.
A New Homotopy Invariant for Distinguishing $[G,2]$Complexes.
Katherine S. Byler*, California State University, Fresno
(993571088)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Probability and Stochastics

1:00 p.m.
An improved site percolation threshold universal formula for twodimensional matching lattices.
John C. Wierman*, Johns Hopkins University
(99360277)

1:15 p.m.
Random Harmonic series.
David Baker*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(993601158)

1:30 p.m.
Break

1:45 p.m.
Decompositions of Exponential Distributions on Semigroups.
Kyle Siegrist*, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Boris Kunin, University of Alabama in Huntsville
(993601572)

2:00 p.m.
Transient Solution to the TimeDependent Multiserver Poisson Queue.
Barbara Haas Margolius*, Cleveland State University
(99360127)

2:15 p.m.
An Invariance Principle for Semimartingale Reflecting Brownian Motions in Piecewise Smooth Domains.
W Kang*, UCSD
R J Williams, UCSD
(99360113)

2:30 p.m.
Break

2:45 p.m.
Malliavin calculus applications to hypoelliptic heat kernel inequalities.
Tai Melcher*, University of California, San Diego
(993601703)

3:00 p.m.
Ergodic Type Theorems for Actions of Semigroups with Finite Number of Generators on von Neumann Algebras.
Genady Ya. Grabarnik*, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Alexander A Katz, St. John's University
Laura Shwartz, UNISA
(993601112)

3:15 p.m.
Kendall distribution functions.
Roger B. Nelsen*, Lewis & Clark College
Jos\'{e} Juan Quesada Molina, Universidad de Granada
Jos\'{e} Antonio Rodr\'{\i}guez Lallena, Universidad de Almer\'{\i}a
Manuel \'{U}beda Flores, Universidad de Almer\'{\i}a
(99360872)

3:30 p.m.
On Convergence of Choquet Capacity Functionals.
Ding Feng*, New Mexico State University
Tonghui Wang, New Mexico State University
(99360622)

3:45 p.m.
Limits of Finite State Markov Chains.
Michael L Green*, Cal Poly Pomona
(99360828)

4:00 p.m.
Conditional integral transforms and convolution products.
Bong Jin Kim, Daejin University
Byoung Soo Kim, Yonsei University
David L. Skoug*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(993601257)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.6:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Graph Theory

1:00 p.m.
Homogeneous Embeddings and Stratified Graphs.
Gary Chartrand, Western Michigan University
Donald W VanderJagt, Grand Valley State University
Ping Zhang*, Western Michigan University
(99305589)

1:15 p.m.
Graph powers and kordered Hamiltonicity.
Denis Chebikin*, MIT
(993051606)

1:30 p.m.
$\gamma$labelings of graphs.
Gary Chartrand, Western Michigan University
David Erwin*, Trinity College
Donald W VanderJagt, Grand Valley State University
Ping Zhang, Western Michigan University
(993051600)

1:45 p.m.
Multidesigns of the multipartite graph.
Atif Abueida*, University of Dayton
Mike Daven, Mount Saint Mary College
(993051588)

2:00 p.m.
New Bounds on Isoperimetric Numbers of Platonic Graphs.
Dominic Lanphier, Kansas State University
Jason Rosenhouse*, James Madison University
(993051514)

2:15 p.m.
The Elimination Procedure for the Competition Number is Not Optimal.
Stephen G. Hartke*, Rutgers University
(993051127)

2:30 p.m.
Bounds on the run length of Hamiltonian cycles in grid graphs.
Margaret Isabelle Doig*, University of Notre Dame
(993051103)

2:45 p.m.
Some topics on circular colorings.
Che Zhongyuan*, Penn State Beaver
(993051082)

3:00 p.m.
Unit barvisibility representations of triangulated polygons.
Alice M Dean*, Skidmore College
Ellen Gethner, University of Colorado at Denver
Joan P Hutchinson, Macalester College
(993051077)

3:15 p.m.
Flexibility of Toroidal Embeddings.
Neil Robertson, Ohio State University
Xiaoya Zha*, Middle Tennessee State University
Yue Zhao, University of Central Florida
(99305871)

3:30 p.m.
The Structure of Uniformly 2Connected Graphs.
Donald A Nelson*, Middle Tennessee State University
(99305800)

3:45 p.m.
Break

4:00 p.m.
Pebbling Diameter Three Graphs.
Boris Bukh*, University of California, Berkeley
(99305781)

4:15 p.m.
Domination $i$Dot Critical Graphs.
Tamara A Burton*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Melissa M Matthews, Rochester Institute of Technology
(99305259)

4:30 p.m.
Ordered Colorings in Graphs.
Darren A Narayan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Victor Kostyuk, Rochester Institute of Technology
(99305257)

4:45 p.m.
Break

5:00 p.m.
Cages of degree k are kedgeconnected.
Michael H. Moriarty, Worcester, Massachusetts
Peter R. Christopher*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(993051192)

5:15 p.m.
The incidence coloring conjecture for graphs~of~maximum~degree~3.
Maksim I Maydanskiy*, UC Berkeley
(99305588)

5:30 p.m.
RadioChromatic Numbers for Powers of Paths.
Allen J Schwenk*, Western Michigan University
(993051366)

5:45 p.m.
The linear complexity of the adjacency matrix of a graph.
David L. Neel, Seattle University
Michael E. Orrison*, Harvey Mudd College
(993051551)

6:00 p.m.
On the subword complexity of finite words.
Irina Gheorghiciuc*, University of Pennsylvania
(99305146)

6:15 p.m.
Independent Sets In TriangleFree Cubic Planar Graphs.
Christopher Carl Heckman*, Arizona State University
Robin Thomas, Georgia Institute of Technology
(99305514)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Math and the Arts, III
Organizers:
Ann Robertson, Connecticut College arob@conncoll.edu
John M. Sullivan, University of Illinois, Urbana
Reza Sarhangi, Towson University
Nathaniel A. Friedman, State University of New York, Albany

1:00 p.m.
The Art of Star Polygons.
Reza Sarhangi*, Towson University
(993O11626)

1:20 p.m.
Visualizing the tightening of knots.
Jason Cantarella*, University of Georgia
Michael Piatek, Duquesne University
Eric Rawdon, Duquesne University
(993O11419)

1:40 p.m.
Geometric Representations of nth Hulls of Knotted Curves.
John W. Foreman*, University of Georgia
(993O11422)

2:15 p.m.
Break

2:40 p.m.
Mathematics for poets (and drummers) : the mathematics of rhythm.
Rachel W Hall*, Saint Joseph's University
(993O1505)

3:00 p.m.
A Mathematical Measure of Preference in African Rhythm.
Godfried T. Toussaint*, School of Computer Science, McGill University
(993O1845)

3:20 p.m.
Triangular Music.
Jonathan L Merzel*, Soka University of America
Michael D Golden, Soka University of America
(993O1301)

3:40 p.m.
Teaching Basic Music Theory from a Mathematical Perspective.
Timothy A Johnson*, Ithaca College
(993O1942)

3:55 p.m.
Break

4:20 p.m.
Art, Mathematics, and Visualization.
Pamela Davis Kivelson, Stanford University
Katherine Socha*, Michigan State University
(993O1397)

4:40 p.m.
Art and Mathematics: A Liberal Arts Mathematics course.
David Hartz*, College of St Benedict
(993O11543)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Anne E. Brown, Indiana University South Bend abrown@iusb.edu
Marilyn P. Carlson, Arizona State University
Draga D. Vidakovic, Georgia State University

1:00 p.m.
Following the path of evolution: Student constructions of the concept of solution to a differential equation.
Debasree Raychaudhuri*, California State University at Los Angeles
(993R11383)

1:30 p.m.
Lizzie and subgroups: A case study report on the role of affect.
Jennifer A Bergner*, Salisbury University
(993R1365)

2:00 p.m.
A Theoretical Model for Describing and Assessing Students' Understanding of the Function Concept.
Brian R O'Callaghan*, Southeastern Louisiana University
(993R1275)

2:30 p.m.
Undergraduates' understanding of distance and angle as they explore Euclidean,spherical, and taxicab geometries.
Stephen D Blair*, Portland State University
(993R1750)

3:00 p.m.
Exploring the Culture of a NonTraditional Mathematics Classroom.
Carol E. Seaman*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Jennifer Earles Szydlik, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(993R1160)

3:30 p.m.
An Examination of the Knowledge Base for Teaching and Instructional Practice of Two Undergraduate Mathematics Faulty Teaching Calculus.
Kimberly B. Santucci*, University of Connecticut
Thomas C. DeFranco, University of Connecticut
Jean McGivneyBurelle, University of Connecticut
(993R1421)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on My Favorite Demo: Innovative Strategies for Mathematics Instructors, I
Organizers:
David R. Hill, Temple University hill@math.temple.edu
Lila F. Roberts, Georgia Southern University

1:00 p.m.
Demonstrating Linear Transformations with Morphing.
John F. Putz*, Alma College
(993S1220)

1:15 p.m.
Computer Visualizations for Calculus.
Lew Ludwig*, Denison University
Keith Howard, Kenyon College
(993S1418)

1:30 p.m.
Exploring Distributions and Random Samples with Sampler(TM).
Clifford H. Wagner*, Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg
(993S1428)

1:45 p.m.
Motivating the Dihedral Group Through Quilting Squares.
James E Hamblin*, Shippensburg University
(993S1531)

2:00 p.m.
Visualizing Mathematical Models via Spreadsheets: Part I  Population Models.
Deane E. Arganbright*, University of Tennessee at Martin
Erich Neuwirth, University of Vienna
(993S1223)

2:30 p.m.
Visualizing Mathematical Models via Spreadsheets: Part IIRetirement Financing.
Erich Neuwirth*, University of Vienna
Deane E. Arganbright, University of Tennessee at Martin
(993S1225)

3:00 p.m.
Maple Demos for Multivariable Calculus.
Karl J Havlak*, Angelo State University
(993S1188)

3:15 p.m.
Crosssections and contours using PlayDoh.
Pallavi Jayawant*, University of Arizona
(993S1500)

3:30 p.m.
From the Unit Circle to the Trigonometric Functions.
Sarah L Mabrouk*, Framingham State College
(993S1557)

3:45 p.m.
Discovering the Five Platonic Solids.
Jackie A Hall*, Longwood University
(993S1487)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Models of the Environment
Organizers:
Karen D. Bolinger, Clarion University kbolinge@clarion.edu
William D. Stone, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
Ahlam E. Tannouri, Morgan State University

1:00 p.m.
Applied Graph Theory in the Classroom.
Kimberly Jordan Burch*, Montclair State University
(993T11532)

1:15 p.m.
Mathematical Models in "The Iowa Environment".
Daniel Alexander*, Drake University
(993T11534)

1:30 p.m.
A Stochastic Model of Wind Velocities at the Kennedy Space Center.
Brian E. Smith*, McGill University
Francis J. Merceret, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
(993T1270)

1:45 p.m.
Modeling the Color Changes in Tree Foliage: A Differential Equations Group Project.
Michael R. Huber*, United States Military Academy
Brian J. Lunday, United States Military Academy
(993T1179)

2:00 p.m.
Modeling Population Genetics.
William P. Fox*, Francis Marion University
Jeffrey Camper, Francis Marion University
Richard D. West, Francis Marion University
(993T11535)

2:20 p.m.
An Air Pollution Transport Model.
James A. Walsh*, Oberlin College
(993T162)

2:40 p.m.
Remote Sensing Meets Linear Algebra.
Elyn Rykken*, Muhlenberg College
Linda McGuire, Muhlenberg College
(993T1227)

3:00 p.m.
Modeling the Sread of a Carrier Dependent Infectious Disease: Effect of Migration from Environmentally Degraded Habitat.
Prawal Sinha*, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
(993T184)

3:20 p.m.
Population Growth Mathematical Models.
S. Narasimha Murthy*, Addis Ababa University
(993T123)

3:40 p.m.
Polynomial Models for Real World Applications.
Michael J. Bosse*, Morgan State University
N. R. Nandakumar, Delaware State University
(993T1317)

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education.
Organizers:
Jon W. Scott, Montgomery College jscott@maa.org

1:00 a.m.
Development of Interactive Material for the Constructivist Teaching of Mathematical Proof to Future Teachers.
Doug Ensley, Shippensburg University
Winston Crawley*, Shippensburg University

1:00 p.m.
DEMOS with POSITIVE IMPACT.
David R Hill*, Temple University
Lila F Roberts, Georgia College and State University

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: A Problem Based Calculus Sequence.
Charles Allen*, Drury University
Carol Browning, Drury University

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: A Problem Based Calculus Sequence.
Ted Mahavier*, Lamar University
Dale Daniel, Lamar University

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: A Problem Based Calculus Sequence.
Shing So*, Central Missouri State University

1:00 p.m.
The PascGalois Project: Visualizing Abstract Algebra.
Michael Bardzell*, Salisbury University
Kathleen Shannon, Salisbury University

1:00 p.m.
Seeing the Connections: Promoting Profound Understanding of Secondary Mathematics.
Steve Benson*, Education Development Center
Karen Graham, University of New Hampshire
Neil Portnoy, Stony Brook University
Al Cuoco, Education Development Center

1:00 p.m.
Teaching Introductory Combinatorics by Guided Group Discovery.
Kenneth Bogart*, Dartmouth College

1:00 p.m.
Mathematics On Demand.
Linda Braddy*, East Central University
Anne E Fine, East Central University
Mickle Duggan, East Central University

1:00 p.m.
Quantitative Methods for Public Policy.
David Bressoud*, Macalester College

1:00 p.m.
Incorporating Technology and Multidisciplinary Applications in a TeamTaught LectureLaboratory Calculus Course.
Shea D Burns*, North Carolina A&T State University

1:00 p.m.
Teacher Preparation, Mathematics and Technology: A National Dialogue.
Ruth Collins*, Delaware Technical and Community College

1:00 p.m.
Lexington Collaborative for Reform and Improvement of Middle Mathematics.
Lillie Crowley*, Lexington Community College
Carl Lee, University of Kentucky

1:00 p.m.
Improving Mathematical Skill and Attitudes of Underprepared College Freshmen.
Rosalie Dance*, University of the Virgin Islands
Ludence A Romney, University of the Virgin Islands

1:00 p.m.
Promoting Active Learning and Collaboration in Calculus with the Investigative Classroom.
Meighan I Dillon*, Southern Polytechnic State University

1:00 p.m.
Community College Mathematics Integration Project.
Stephen Drake*, Northwestern Michigan College
Carolyn Drake, Dennos Museum Center

1:00 p.m.
Bridging the Vector Calculus Gap: Episode II.
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
Corinne A Manogue, Oregon State University

1:00 p.m.
Interactive Modular Mathematics Education.
William Feldman*, University of Arkansas
Wayne Mackey, University of Arkansas

1:00 p.m.
Motivating Geometry through Computation and Visualization.
David Finn*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
Discoverybased Science and Mathematics in an Environmental Context.
Stephanie Fitchett*, Florida Atlantic University
Blake Mellor, Loyola Marymount University

1:00 p.m.
Enhancing the Mathematical Understanding of Students in Chemistry.
Shahriar Shahriari*, Pomona College
Erica Flapan, Pomona College

1:00 p.m.
A Problem and Reasoning Based Curriculum for Preservice Elementary Educators: Understanding Mathematics Deeply for Teaching.
Judith Flowers*, University of MichiganDearborn

1:00 p.m.
Using Both the ALEKS Learning and Assessment Computer Program and Conceptual Activities in a College Developmental Mathematics Course.
Richard Goldthwait*, Youngstown State University

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: Adaptation and Implementation of Activity and WebBased Materials into PostCalculus Introductory Probability and Statistics Courses.
Tracy GoodsonEspy*, University of Alabama in Huntsville

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: Adaptation and Implementation of Activity and WebBased Materials into PostCalculus Introductory Probability and Statistics Courses.
M. Leigh Lunsford*, University of Alabama in Huntsville

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: Adaptation and Implementation of Activity and WebBased Materials into PostCalculus Introductory Probability and Statistics Courses.
Ginger Holmes Rowell*, Middle Tennessee State University

1:00 p.m.
Establishing the National Curve Bank.
Shirley B Gray*, California State University Los Angeles
Stewart Venit, California State University Los Angeles
Randolph Cooper, California State University Los Angeles

1:00 p.m.
WeBWorK in the Mathematics Curriculum.
Jeffrey J Holt*, University of Virginia

1:00 p.m.
Training Environmental Statisticians  Tomorrow's Problem Solvers.
William F Hunt*, North Carolina State University
Kimberly Weems, North Carolina State University
William Swallow, North Carolina State University

1:00 p.m.
Enhancing Student Preparation for Calculus via a WebBased Homework System.
Michael D Hvidsten*, Gustavus Adolphus College
Charles Pastor, Gustavus Adolphus College

1:00 p.m.
Exploring Geometry: Integrated Textbook and Software for College Geometry.
Michael D Hvidsten*, Gustavus Adolphus College

1:00 p.m.
A SophomoreLevel Transition Course.
Michael A Jones*, Montclair State University
Arup Mukherjee, Montclair State University

1:00 p.m.
Development of an Undergraduate Diffraction Course.
David Kammler*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

1:00 p.m.
Phaser: A Universal Simulator for Dynamical Systems Built on Java Technology.
Huseyin Kocak*, University of Miami
Brian Coomes, University of Miami

1:00 p.m.
Core Mathematics.
Gary Krahn*, U.S. Military Academy
Don Small, U.S. Military Academy

1:00 p.m.
Teaching Discrete Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources.
Jerry Lodder*, New Mexico State University

1:00 p.m.
Improving Preservice Mathematics Teachers' Understanding of Fundamental Concepts in the Secondary Mathematics Curriculum.
John Lorch*, Ball State University
Elizabeth Bremigan, Ball State University
Ralph Bremigan, Ball State University

1:00 p.m.
Reform College Algebra in a Tribal College Setting.
Russell Lundgren*, Chief Dull Knife College

1:00 p.m.
Mathematics for Future Secondary Teachers.
James J Madden*, Louisiana State University & Agricultural and Mechanical College

1:00 p.m.
Knot Theory for Preservice and Practicing Secondary Mathematics Teachers.
Neil Portnoy, Stony Brook University
Thomas Mattman*, California State University, Chico

1:00 p.m.
Implementation of WeBWorK Delivering InternetBased Homework In College Algebra Classes.
Coreen Mett*, Radford University
Neil Sigmon, Radford University

1:00 p.m.
Broadening the Scope of Statistical Education through Technology.
Deborah Nolan*, University of California Berkeley
Terence Speed, University of California Berkeley

1:00 p.m.
A Course in Scientific Simulation.
Mike O'Leary*, Towson University

1:00 p.m.
WeBWorK  a WebBased Homework System.
Arnold K Pizer*, University of Rochester
Michael E Gage, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester

1:00 p.m.
A Computer Activity Approach to College Geometry.
Barbara E Reynolds*, Cardinal Stritch University
William E Fenton, Bellarmine University

1:00 p.m.
Biomathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum.
Raina Robeva*, Sweet Briar College
Robin Davies, Sweet Briar College
James Kirkwood, Sweet Briar College
Michael Johnson, University of Virginia
Boris Kovatchev, University of Virginia
Marty Straume, University of Virginia

1:00 p.m.
Applying Advanced Distributed Teaching and Learning to PreCalculus Mathematics.
Hal Schlais, University of Wisconsin System
Robert Hoar*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
Paul Sundheim, University of Wisconsin Colleges

1:00 p.m.
The Probability/Statistics Object Library.
Kyle Siegrist*, University of Alabama in Huntsville

1:00 p.m.
Improving Calculus: Developing Concepts Through Good Questions.
Maria Terrell*, Cornell University

1:00 p.m.
Stem and Tendril: Vertically Integrated Statistics Laboratories.
John Verzani*, The College of Staten Island
Andrew Poje, The College of Staten Island
Deborah S. Franzblau, The College of Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Project WELCOME.
James E White*, The Mathwright Library
Dan Kalman, American University
William Hawkins, University of the District of Columbia

1:00 p.m.
A Versatile, TechnologyIntensive EarthMath.
Nancy Zumoff*, Kennesaw State University
Christopher Schaufele, retired
Paul Latiolais, Portland State University
Philippe Laval, Kennesaw State University

1:00 p.m.
Pathways through Algebra.
Wade Ellis*, West Valley College
Terrie Teegarden, San Diego Mesa College

1:00 p.m.
WebBased Math Homework.
John W Jones*, Arizona State University

1:00 p.m.
Adapting Innovative Projects for Student Improvement.
Mary Kay Abbey*, Montgomery College
Jon Scott, Montgomery College

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
NAM GranvilleBrownHaynes Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences

1:00 p.m.
William A. Massey, Princeton University

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Mathematics for business decisions (repeated from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday).
Organizers:
Richard B. Thompson, University of Arizona
Christopher Lamoureux, University of Arizona

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Voices of the partner disciplines: Building on the MAA curriculum foundations project.
Organizers:
Tevian Dray, Oregon State University
Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona
Matthias Kawski, Arizona State University
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona
Panelists:
Corinne A. Manogue, Oregon State University
Ron Roedel, Arizona State University
Michael Zeilik, University of New Mexico

Friday January 9, 2004, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Session for chairs: The chair's role in teaching teachers.
Organizers:
Catherine M. Murphy, Purdue University Calumet
Daniel P. Maki, Indiana University
Panelists:
Jim Lewis, University of NebraskaLincoln
Alan C. Tucker, SUNY at Stony Brook

Friday January 9, 2004, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Vaught's Conjecture.
R.W. Knight*, Oxford, UK

Friday January 9, 2004, 2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Philosophy of Mathematics
Organizers:
Roger A. Simons, Rhode Island College rsimons@ric.edu
Satish C. Bhatnagar, University of Nevada, Las Vegas bhatnaga@unlv.edu

2:00 p.m.
Philosophy of Mathematics: What, Who, Where, How and Why.
Charles R. Hampton*, The College of Wooster
(993U1528)

2:25 p.m.
On The Nature of Mathematical Thought and Inquiry: A Prelusive Suggestion.
Padraig M McLoughlin*, Morehouse College
(993U11331)

2:50 p.m.
The Interpretation of Probability is Perhaps an IllPosed Question.
Paolo Rocchi*, IBM
(993U1185)

3:10 p.m.
Minireception sponsored by the SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics.

3:40 p.m.
When is a proof a proof?
Joseph Auslander*, University of Maryland College Park
(993U11266)

4:05 p.m.
The Poetic View of Mathematics.
Jerry P. King*, Lehigh University
(993U11080)

4:30 p.m.
``You cannot solder an Abyss with Air" the Role of Metaphor in Mathematics.
Lawrence D'Antonio*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(993U1376)

4:50 p.m.
Minireception sponsored by the SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics.

5:20 p.m.
The NonEuclidean Revolution Makes Relativism Available to the Rest of the World.
Michael J. Bosse*, Morgan State University
(993U1294)

5:45 p.m.
The tension and the balance between mathematical concepts and student constructions of it.
Debasree Raychaudhuri*, California State University at Los Angeles
(993U11564)

6:10 p.m.
On Godel's Proof and the Relation Between Mathematics and the Physical World.
G. Arthur Mihram*, Princeton, N.J.
Danielle Mihram, University of Southern California
(993U1408)

6:30 p.m.
Annual Business Meeting of the SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics.

Friday January 9, 2004, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
RMMC Board of Directors

Friday January 9, 2004, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Presentations by Teaching Award Recipients

Friday January 9, 2004, 2:30 p.m.6:25 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Assessment of Student Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics
Organizers:
Bernard L. Madison, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville bmadison@uark.edu
William E. Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University

2:30 p.m.
Assessment of a New American Program in the Middle East.
Thomas W Rishel*, Weill Cornell Medical College
(993Z346)

2:50 p.m.
An assessment of the contribution of two general education mathematics courses in the quantitative reasoning skills of students.
Aimee J Ellington*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(993Z363)

3:10 p.m.
Core Assessment Past, Present, Future.
Melissa A Hardeman*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Tracy A Watson, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(993Z3267)

3:30 p.m.
Involving the Entire Department in Assessment.
Dick Jardine*, Keene State College
(993Z3605)

3:50 p.m.
Assessing the Mathematics Major with a BottomUp Approach.
Sarah V. Cook*, Washburn University
(993Z3520)

4:10 p.m.
AssessmentTo Make It Work, Keep It Simple.
Thomas C. McMillan*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Jim Fulmer, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(993Z3246)

4:30 p.m.
An online mathematics assessment, placement and exit testing project.
Jerry A Johnson*, University of Nevada, Reno
Inmaculada Aban, University of Nevada, Reno
Jeff Mortensen, University of Nevada, Reno
(993Z389)

4:50 p.m.
Undergraduate Program Assessment at a Research I University.
Katherine J. Mawhinney*, Appalachian State University
Jeffrey S. Scroggs, North Carolina State University
(993Z3519)

5:10 p.m.
Lessons Learned: Assessment Results at a TwoYear College.
Larry A Burgess*, Paradise Valley Community College
Richard P Vaughn, Paradise Valley Community College
(993Z3303)

5:30 p.m.
Assessing the Mathematics Major: A Triangulated Approach.
Katherine Safford Ramus*, Saint Peter's College
Brian P. Hopkins, Saint Peter's College
(993Z3638)

5:50 p.m.
Developing an Appropriate and Effective Culminating Experience for Your Mathematics Majors.
M Paul Latiolais*, Portland State University
Joyce O'Halloran, Portland State University
Karen Marrongelle, Portland State University
(993Z3877)

6:10 p.m.
Using Portfolios for Departmental Assessment.
Scott A Smith*, Columbia College
Laurie B Hopkins, Columbia College
(993Z3922)

Friday January 9, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on the Use of HandHeld Technology in College and University Developmental Algebra Classrooms
Organizers:
Wade Ellis, Jr., West Valley College wade_ellis@westvalley.edu
Edward D. Laughbaum, The Ohio State University

2:30 p.m.
Using Technology to Connect Developmental Mathematics to College Algebra.
Selina Vasquez*, Southwest Texas State University
(993Z499)

3:00 p.m.
Using Hand Held Technology to Address Math Anxiety in the Developmental Mathematics Classroom.
Peg Greene*, Florida Community College at Jacksonville
(993Z473)

3:30 p.m.
Intermediate Algebra for the Visual Learner: Using a Graphing Calculator to "See" Characteristics of Quadratic Functions.
Katherine R Struve*, Columbus State Community College
(993Z4476)

4:00 p.m.
Using Handheld Software Applications (Apps) to Visualize Geometric Behaviors of Functions and their Relation to RealWorld Data.
Margo L. Mankus*, Texas Instruments
(993Z4325)

4:30 p.m.
Impact of handheld technology on student learning and curriculum dynamics.
Mercedes A McGowen*, William Rainey Harper College
(993Z4803)

5:00 p.m.
Developmental Algebra with Function as an Underlying Theme.
Edward D Laughbaum*, The Ohio State University
(993Z448)

Friday January 9, 2004, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science PolicyAMS Committee on the Profession Panel Discussion
A walk through the math pipeline from end to end.
Moderators:
Jane Hawkins, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Panelists:
James Sethian, University of California Berkeley
Olga R. Beaver, Williams College
Jessica S. Sidman, Mount Holyoke College
James Bonn, CNA Corporation
Timothy W. Lant, Arizona State University
Angela Herro, Arizona State University

Friday January 9, 2004, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#14: Part B
Introduction to mathematical card tricks.
Organizers:
Colm K. Mulcahy, Spelman College
Jeffrey A. Ehme, Spelman College

Friday January 9, 2004, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part B
Computation and discovery in the number theory classroom.
Organizers:
Clifford A. Reiter, Lafayette College

Friday January 9, 2004, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part B
PMET: Preparing mathematicians to educate teachers, grades 712.
Organizers:
Holly Hirst, Appalachian State University
Jack Y. Narayan, SUNY College at Oswego

Friday January 9, 2004, 3:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
The typedefinable group configuration under the generalized typeamalgamation.
Byunghan Kim*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Friday January 9, 2004, 3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
London Mathematical Society
This session includes a Society meeting and an Invited Address by Gerard van der Geer.

Friday January 9, 2004, 4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Committee on Undergraduate Student Activities and Chapters Undergraduate Poster Session
Organizers:
Mario U. Martelli, Claremont McKenna College

Friday January 9, 2004, 4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education
Business meeting and invited address by Chris Rasmussen.
Organizers:
Anne E. Brown, Indiana University South Bend

Friday January 9, 2004, 4:10 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on WeBWorK, a WebBased Homework System, II
Organizers:
Michael E. Gage, University of Rochester gage@math.rochester.edu
Arnold K. Pizer, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester
Jeffrey J. Holt, University of Virginia
John W. Jones, Arizona State University

4:10 p.m.
WeBWorK Effectiveness in Rutgers Calculus.
Charles A Weibel*, Rutgers University
Lew Hirsch, Rutgers University
(993Z21243)

4:40 p.m.
Using WeBWorK at the Secondary School Level.
Mark W Schmitt*, Detroit Country Day School
(993Z21381)

5:10 p.m.
Responding to Webwork.
Jeff Achter*, Colorado State University
(993Z2897)

5:40 p.m.
WeBWorK Developments at Union College: New Problems, Answer Checkers and Graders for Multivariable Calculus.
Davide P Cervone*, Union College
(993Z21210)

6:10 p.m.
Running a Large WeBWorK Operation (Part 1).
William K Ziemer*, California State University Long Beach
(993Z21011)

6:40 p.m.
Running a Large WeBWorK Operation (Part 2).
John W Jones*, Arizona State University
Jeffrey J Holt, University of Virginia
(993Z2994)

Friday January 9, 2004, 4:20 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMSMAA Government Speaker
Dark energy, mathematical connections and the National Science Foundation.
Michael S. Turner*, National Science Foundation

Friday January 9, 2004, 4:30 p.m.5:15 p.m.
ASL Session for Contributed Papers, I

4:30 p.m.
A substructure of the lattice of $Pi^0_1$ classes.
Rebecca Weber*, University of Notre Dame

4:55 p.m.
Dynamical topological logic of Cantor space.
Grigori Mints*, Stanford University
Ting Zhang, Stanford University

Friday January 9, 2004, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Mathematics for business decisions.
Organizers:
Richard B. Thompson, University of Arizona
Christopher Lamoureux, University of Arizona

Friday January 9, 2004, 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Business, Industry and Government Welcoming Reception

Friday January 9, 2004, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
University of Michigan Alumni Reception

Friday January 9, 2004, 5:15 p.m.7:15 p.m.
University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Department of Mathematics Reception

Friday January 9, 2004, 5:30 p.m.8:40 p.m.
NAM Reception, Banquet, and CoxTalbot Address
Reflections.
J. Ernest Wilkins*, Clark Atlanta University

Friday January 9, 2004, 5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
New Mexico State University Mathematics Association Reception

Friday January 9, 2004, 5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
University of WisconsinMadison Department of Mathematics Reception

Friday January 9, 2004, 5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Environmental mathematics.
Organizers:
Patricia Clark Kenschaft, Montclair State University
Panelists:
Donald E. Miller, St. Mary's College
Mohammed Moazzam, Salisbury State University
Barry Schiller, Rhode Island College
William Stone, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Friday January 9, 2004, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Mathematical Reviews Reception

Friday January 9, 2004, 6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Inaugural Annual Address
Organizers:
Amy ShellGellasch, SIAMGermany
Speakers:
Peggy Kidwell,
Amy AckerbergHastings,

Friday January 9, 2004, 6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA Authors' Reception

Friday January 9, 2004, 7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
MAA Musical Presentation
The mathematics of acoustic paradoxes.
Presenters:
Erich Neuwirth, University of Vienna

Friday January 9, 2004, 8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
MAA Project NExT Reception
Saturday January 10, 2004

Saturday January 10, 2004, 7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Saturday January 10, 2004, 7:45 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, II

7:45 a.m.
Probabilistic Analysis of the Random Dynamic Assignment Problem.
Michael Z Spivey*, Samford University
(99305208)

8:00 a.m.
Guessing Secrets.
Eden Hochbaum*, Brown University
Boris Bukh, University of California, Berkeley
(993051120)

8:15 a.m.
A Multiplicity Problem Related to Schur Numbers.
Daniel Schaal*, South Dakota State University
Hunter Snevily, University of Idaho
(993051654)

8:30 a.m.
A Multiplicity Problem for a Linear Inequality.
Wojciech Kosek*, Colorado College
Daniel Schaal, South Dakota State University
Dusty Sabo, Southern Oregon University
(993051664)

8:45 a.m.
How many Squares are there, Mr. Franklin?: Constructing and Enumerating Franklin Squares.
Maya Mohsin Ahmed*, UC Davis
(99305835)

9:00 a.m.
ThreeColor Rado Numbers for an Inequality.
Brenda J Johnson*, South Dakota State University
Daniel Schaal, South Dakota State University
(99305944)

9:15 a.m.
Break.

9:30 a.m.
Totally Magic Labelings of Graphs.
Bill Calhoun*, Bloomsburg University
Kevin Ferland, Bloomsburg University
Lisa Lister, Bloomsburg University
John Polhill, Bloomsburg University
(993051349)

10:00 a.m.
Coloring metric spaces.
JeongHyun Kang*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Zoltan Furedi, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(993051678)

10:15 a.m.
Hadamard's 01 determinant problem.
Radoslav M. Dimitric*, Texas A\&M University
(99305249)

10:30 a.m.
Regular Difference Triangle Sets and Monotonic Directed Designs.
Wensong Chu*, Arizona State University
Charles J Colbourn, Arizona State University
Solomon W Golomb, University of Southern California
(993051094)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonassociative Algebra, I
Organizers:
Murray R. Bremner, University of Saskatchewan bremner@math.usask.ca
Irvin R. Hentzel, Iowa State University
Luiz A. Peresi, University of Sao Paulo

8:00 a.m.
Iterated loop algebras.
Bruce N. Allison*, University of Alberta
(993171188)

8:30 a.m.
Gradings on Simple Nonassociative Algebras.
Yuri Bahturin*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
(99317901)

9:00 a.m.
Cohomology of Frobenius kernels.
Christopher P Bendel*, University of WisconsinStout
Daniel K Nakano, University of Georgia
Cornelius Pillen, University of South Alabama
(99320977)

9:30 a.m.
Intermediate Wakimoto modules for Affine $\mathfrak{sl}(n+1)$.
Ben L Cox*, College of Charleston
Vyacheslav Futorny, University of Sydney
(993171133)

10:00 a.m.
Hopf duals, algebraic groups, and Jordan pairs.
John R. Faulkner*, University of Virginia
(99317269)

10:30 a.m.
An estimate of the number of parameters defining the varieties of ndimesional alternative and Jordan algebras.
Iryna Kashuba*, University of Sao Paulo
(993171101)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Competitive and Adaptative Dynamics in Ecology, II
Organizers:
Carlos CastilloChavez, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University
BaiLian Li, University of California Riverside
Horst R. Thieme, Arizona State University thieme@math.la.asu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Periodic coexistence of four species on three essential resources.
Bingtuan Li*, University of Louisville
Hal L Smith, Arizona State University
(993921085)

8:30 a.m.
Effects of stoichiometry on growth and reproduction of individual organisms and on population dynamics.
Roger M Nisbet*, UCSB
Edward McCauley, University of Calgary
(993921093)

9:00 a.m.
Competition and biological stoichiometry: linking rRNA:protein ratio in cells to species competition in food webs via N:P ratios.
Irakli Loladze*, Princeton University
Simon A. Levin, Princeton University
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University
James J. Elser, Arizona State University
Bo Deng, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
William F. Fagan, University of Maryland, College Park
(993921083)

9:30 a.m.
Interpretation of the MayLeonard Model of Three Species Competition as a Food Web in a Chemostat.
Gail S.K. Wolkowicz*, McMaster University
(993921027)

10:00 a.m.
Discrete MayLeonard Competition Modelthe Ricker Type.
LihIng Wu Roeger*, Texas Tech University
(99339524)

10:30 a.m.
Investigating the Mechanisms of AndrogenIndependent Relapse Associated with Human Prostate Cancer.
Trachette Jackson*, University of Michigan
(99392762)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Multiscale and Oscillatory Phenomena: Modeling, Numerical Techniques, and Applications, II
Organizers:
Richard Tsai, Princeton University
Luminita A. Vese, University of California Los Angeles lvese@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computing Multivalued Solutions to Hyperbolic Equations and Applications to Geometric Optics and Schrodinger Equations.
Stanley J Osher*, Level Set Systems, Inc
(99365758)

9:30 a.m.
ENO WaveletELLAM Schemes for Linear Transport Equations with Piecewise Smooth Data.
Jiangguo Liu*, Texas A&M University
Bojan Popov, Texas A&M University
Hong Wang, University of South Carolina
Richard E. Ewing, Texas A&M University
(9936596)

10:00 a.m.
Curvelets and Linear Hyperbolic Equations.
Emmanuel J Candes, California Institute of Technology
Laurent Demanet*, California Institute of Technology
(993351714)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Modern Function Theory, II
Organizers:
Beth Schaubroeck, U. S. Air Force Academy beth.schaubroeck@usafa.af.mil
Peter L. Duren, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
John A. Pfaltzgraff, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

8:00 a.m.
Holomorphic mappings of circular domains onto convex domains in n dimensional space.
Ted J Suffridge*, University of Kentucky
(99332630)

8:30 a.m.
Construction of convex mappings of $p$balls in $\mathbb{C}^2$.
Jerry R. Muir, Jr.*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Ted J. Suffridge, University of Kentucky
(99332955)

9:00 a.m.
Regularity properties of Loewner chains in several variables.
Ian Graham*, University of Toronto
Gabriela Kohr, BabesBolyai University
Mirela Kohr, BabesBolyai University
(99332893)

9:30 a.m.
On Hyerbolically Convex Functions.
Roger W Barnard*, Texas Tech University
G Lenny Ornas, McNeese State University
Kent Pearce, Texas Tech University
G Brock Williams, Texas Tech University
(99330656)

10:00 a.m.
Maximizing A Class of Functionals over Hyperbolically Convex Functions.
Gerard L Ornas*, Texas Tech University
Roger W Barnard, Texas Tech University
Kent Pearce, Texas Tech University
(99330142)

10:30 a.m.
Convexity properties of the hyperbolic density.
William Ma*, Pennsylvania College of Technology
David Minda, University of Cincinnati
(99330138)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Smooth Dynamical Systems and Applications, II
Organizers:
Qiudong Wang, University of Arizona
Maciej P. Wojtkowski, University of Arizona maciejw@math.arizona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Generic hydrodynamic instability via contact homology.
Robert Ghrist*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
John Etnyre, University of Pennsylvania
(993371528)

9:00 a.m.
Diophantine approximation and selfconformal measures.
Mariusz Urbanski*, University of North Texas
(99337231)

10:00 a.m.
Actions of lattices on lowdimensional manifolds.
John Franks*, Northwestern University
Michael Handel, Lehman College CUNY
(993371177)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Structures on Manifolds, I
Organizers:
Tedi C. Draghici, Florida International University
Gueo V. Grantcharov, Florida International University grantchg@fiu.edu
Philipe Rukimbura, Florida International University

8:30 a.m.
New symplectic $4$manifolds with $b_+{=}1$.
Scott J Baldridge*, Indiana University
(99353620)

9:00 a.m.
On the geometric structures necessary for Nahm transform.
Marcos Jardim*, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
(99353228)

9:30 a.m.
CalabiYau Connections with Torsion on Toric Bundles.
Yat Sun Poon*, UC Riverside
Gueo Grantcharov, Florida International University
Dimitar Grantcharov, University of Alberta
(993531152)

10:00 a.m.
The minimal marked length spectrum of Riemannian twostep nilmanifolds.
Ruth Gornet, University of Texas at Arlington
Maura B Mast*, University of Massachusetts Boston
(993531687)

10:30 a.m.
Geometric Inequalities for Submanifolds in Sasakian Manifolds.
Ion Mihai*, Bucharest University
(99353119)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetical Algebraic Geometry, II
Organizers:
Kirti Joshi, University of Arizona
Minhyong Kim, University of Arizona kim@math.arizona.edu
Adrian Vasiu, University of Arizona

8:00 a.m.
padic Periods of Modular Elliptic Curves.
Shuzo Takahashi*, University of Arizona
(993111091)

8:30 a.m.
The Motivic DGA.
Roy Joshua*, Institute for Advanced Study/Ohio State University
(99314873)

9:00 a.m.
Gaussian Hypergeometric Functions, and Traces of Hecke Operators.
Sharon M Frechette*, College of the Holy Cross
Ken Ono, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Matthew Papanikolas, Texas A&M University
(99311141)

9:30 a.m.
On the $p$order of the ShafarevichTate groups of elliptic curves via Kolyvagin's method.
Byungchul Cha*, Johns Hopkins University
(993111286)

10:00 a.m.
The number of extensions of a number field with fixed degree and bounded discriminant.
Jordan S Ellenberg*, Princeton University
Akshay Venkatesh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(99311903)

10:30 a.m.
The rank of the MordellWeil groups of elliptic curves over large fields.
BoHae Im*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(99311814)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Value Distribution Theory in Classical and pAdic Function Theory, I
Organizers:
Alain Escassut, Universit\'e Blaise Pascal
Ilpo Laine, University of Joensuu ilpo.laine@joensuu.fi
ChungChun Yang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

8:00 a.m.
Interplay of coefficient behavior and solution behavior for complex differential equations in the unit disk, Preliminary report.
Linda R. Sons*, Northern Illinois University
(993301369)

8:30 a.m.
Linear differential equations and logarithmic derivative estimates.
Igor Chyzhykov, Lviv National University
Gary G Gundersen*, University of New Orleans
Janne Heittokangas, University of Joensuu
(99330995)

9:00 a.m.
Growth estimates for analytic solutions of complex linear differential equations.
Janne Heittokangas, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Risto Korhonen*, Loughborough University
Jouni Rattya, University of Joensuu
(99334776)

9:30 a.m.
On solutions of linear differential equations with bounded Nevanlinna characteristic.
Janne Heittokangas*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Risto Korhonen, Loughborough University
Jouni Rättyä, University of Joensuu
(99330590)

10:00 a.m.
Random iteration of analytic maps.
Tuen Wai Ng*, The University of Hong Kong
Alan F. Beardon, University of Cambridge
T. K. Carne, University of Cambridge
David Minda, University of Cincinnati
(99330970)

10:30 a.m.
Ultrametric Gelfand Transforms.
Nicolas Mainetti*, LLAIC  Universite d'Auvergne
(993131233)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Variational Problems, III
Organizers:
David A. Hartenstine, University of Utah hartenst@math.utah.edu
Ahmed Mohammed, Ball State University
John M. Neuberger, Northern Arizona State University
John W. Neuberger, University of North Texas

8:00 a.m.
A Variational Approach to Solving the TimeDependent GinzburgLandau Equations in Three Space Dimensions.
Patricia E Bauman*, Purdue University
Hala Jadallah, Purdue University
Daniel Phillips, Purdue University
(993351549)

8:30 a.m.
On Generalized and Viscosity Solutions of Nonlinear Elliptic Equations.
David Hartenstine*, University of Utah
Klaus Schmitt, University of Utah
(99335839)

9:00 a.m.
Domain geometry and the Pohozaev Identity.
Jeff S McGough*, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Gregg T Stubbendieck, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Jeff Mortensen, University of Nevada Reno
(99335634)

9:30 a.m.
Solvability of parabolic variational inequalities in Banach spaces.
Matthew Rudd*, University of Texas at Austin
(993351150)

10:00 a.m.
Young measure minimizers in nonlinear membrane theory.
Marian Bocea*, Carnegie Mellon University
(99349120)

10:30 a.m.
Existence and Asymptotic Boundary Behavior of Blowup Solutions to Weighted Quasilinear Equations.
Ahmed Mohammed*, Ball State University
(993351211)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on LowDimensional Topology, III
Organizers:
Tim D. Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu

8:00 a.m.
Filtrations of Classical Knots.
Tim D Cochran*, Rice University
(993571168)

8:30 a.m.
New obstructions to doubly slicing knots.
Taehee Kim*, Rice University
(993571184)

9:00 a.m.
Concordance of boundary links.
Jerome P Levine*, Brandeis University
(99357975)

9:30 a.m.
The DoubledDelta Move on Ordered Links.
Carol Gwosdz Gee*, Rice University
(993571180)

10:00 a.m.
The $H_3(PSL(2,C),Z)$ class and ChernSimons invariant of a hyperbolic $3$manifold.
Walter D Neumann*, Barnard College, Columbia University
(99357911)

10:30 a.m.
Spin Bordism Invariants of the Mapping Class Group.
Aaron Heap*, Rice University
(99355707)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Session on History, Foundation and Mathematics Education

8:00 a.m.
If People Were Papers and Papers Were People.
Jerrold W. Grossman*, Oakland University
(99301639)

8:15 a.m.
Undecidable Lattices of Finite Dimensional Steinitz Exchange Systems.
Lisa R Galminas*, Northwestern State University of LA
John W Rosenthal, Ithaca College
(993031644)

8:30 a.m.
Embedding modular lattices as principal filters in the lattice of Computably Enumerable Vector Spaces.
Rumen D Dimitrov*, Western Illinois University
(993031674)

8:45 a.m.
Geometric Reasoning.
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
Corinne A. Manogue, Oregon State University
(993971594)

9:15 a.m.
Getting Students to Discuss Linear Algebra via Email.
Matt Insall*, University of Missouri Rolla
(99397576)

9:30 a.m.
Mathematical Connections: For Example, "How To Teach Radicals In Less Than 5 Minutes" (Grades 616).
Juli D'Ann Ratheal*, West Texas A & M University
(993971147)

9:45 a.m.
Teacher Reflection and Collaboration in the Form of Lesson Study: The Effects on Student Achievement in Mathematics.
Diane Barrett*, Cal Poly, Pomona
Laurie Riggs, Cal Poly, Pomona
(993971585)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Anne E. Brown, Indiana University South Bend abrown@iusb.edu
Marilyn P. Carlson, Arizona State University
Draga D. Vidakovic, Georgia State University

8:00 a.m.
Mathematics Anxiety and Learned Helplessness.
Joseph Franke Kolacinski*, University of Miami
(993R1498)

8:20 a.m.
Strange Attractors and Chaos as a Theoretical Framework for Understanding the Dynamics of Student Attitudes toward Mathematics.
Zaur Berkaliev*, California State University
(993R1347)

8:40 a.m.
Improving student performance and sensemaking in Liberal Arts Mathematics.
Shandy Hauk*, U. of Northern Colorado
Robert A. Powers, U. of Northern Colorado
April D. Judd, U. of Northern Colorado
JenqJong Tsay, U. of Northern Colorado
(993R11399)

9:00 a.m.
Using Web Based Technology to enhance College Algebra.
Gary Hagerty*, Black Hills State University
(993R1264)

9:20 a.m.
When We Need The Sage On The Stage.
Patricia L Hale*, Cal Poly Pomona
(993R1195)

9:40 a.m.
Student use of software to verify geometrical statements.
Jeff Connor*, Ohio University
Barbara Grover, Ohio University
Laura Moss, Ohio University
(993R11317)

10:00 a.m.
A Transformation of Preservice Mathematics Teachers' Definitions of Mathematics.
Carmen Marie Latterell*, University of Minnesota Duluth
(993R119)

10:20 a.m.
Characteristics of Prospective Teachers' Posed Problems.
Todd A. Grundmeier*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis
(993R1283)

10:40 a.m.
Undergraduate Mathematical Knowledge for High School Teaching.
Bradford R Findell*, University of Georgia
R Judith Reed, University of Georgia
(993R11416)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on My Favorite Demo: Innovative Strategies for Mathematics Instructors, II
Organizers:
David R. Hill, Temple University hill@math.temple.edu
Lila F. Roberts, Georgia Southern University

8:00 a.m.
The Utility of Catenaries to Electric Utilities.
Sharon M. Barrs, Georgia Southern University
James P. Braselton, Georgia Southern University
Lorraine M. Braselton, Georgia Southern University
Lila F. Roberts*, Georgia College & State University
(993S1377)

8:15 a.m.
Seeing is believing: Visuals on Demand.
Jennifer A Bergner*, Salisbury University
Donald Spickler, Salisbury Universtiy
(993S1388)

8:30 a.m.
Our Favorite Level Curves and Linear Regression Demos.
Agnes M. Rash*, Saint Joseph's University
Jean Marie McDill, California Polytechnic State U.
(993S1401)

8:45 a.m.
Using a POP quiz to Introduce Statistics to the Weary.
Jane M Wilburne*, Shippensburg University
(993S1390)

9:00 a.m.
Tablet PC and Mathematics: A Match Made in Heaven.
Bert Wachsmuth*, Seton Hall University
(993S1437)

9:15 a.m.
Pulling Ropes and Plumbing Lines: Introducing Geometry with a Neolithic Tool Kit.
Stephen J Luecking*, DePaul University
(993S1282)

9:30 a.m.
The Curved Cube.
Roland Minton*, Roanoke College
Gregory Minton, Salem High School
(993S1302)

9:45 a.m.
Taylor Series : The Movie.
Rachel W Hall*, Saint Joseph's University
(993S1507)

10:00 a.m.
Using technology to illustrate level curves.
Jeffry L. Hirst*, Appalachian State University
Holly P. Hirst, Appalachian State University
(993S1427)

10:15 a.m.
Visual aids for volumes of revolution and 3D functions in Calculus.
Tamara B Veenstra*, University of Redlands
(993S1363)

10:30 a.m.
Voronoi Diagrams and the Geometric Notion of Proximity.
Bruno Guerrieri*, Florida A&M University
(993S1345)

10:45 a.m.
Discovering Derivative Rules.
Sharon Sue EmersonStonnell*, Longwood University
(993S1545)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Focus on Integrating Graphic Handhelds into Collegiate Mathematics
Organizers:
Charles E. Hofmann, LaSalle University hofmann@lasalle.edu
Joseph R. Fiedler, California State University, Bakersfield

8:00 a.m.
About the experiences how to integrate computers or CAScalculators in Mathematical Education in Austria.
Otto Wurnig*, Institute of Mathematics
(993V1364)

8:15 a.m.
New Ways of Assessment in CASoriented mathematical Education  New Experiences, First results.
Otto Wurnig*, Institute of Mathematics
(993V1362)

8:30 a.m.
Integrating algebracapable calculators into a number theory with cryptography course.
David B Gove*, California State University, Bakersfield
(993V1765)

8:45 a.m.
Palm Pilot Mathematics & Programming.
Olga Yiparaki*, IBM
(993V1405)

9:00 a.m.
Using a TI83 to Motivate Theorems and Reinforce Concepts in Precalculus Classes.
James A. Nickerson*, Gallaudet University
(993V1378)

9:15 a.m.
Impact of Graphing Calculator Use on Precalculus Students' Understanding of Polynomial, Rational, and Exponential Functions: Results and Reflections.
Becky Krakowski*, University of Dayton
(993V1419)

9:30 a.m.
Discovering Derivatives of Familiar Functions Using a Graphing Calculator.
Murray H. Siegel*, Sam Houston State University
(993V129)

9:45 a.m.
Enhancing University Students' Mathematical Understanding Through the Use of Handheld Data Collection Devices.
Jorgen J Berglund*, CSU, Chico
(993V1328)

10:00 a.m.
Modeling Heat Flow in a Thermos.
Michael A. Karls*, Ball State University
James E. Scherschel, Ball State University
(993V1289)

10:15 a.m.
Meaningful Contexts and Calculator Exploration Increase Students' Mathematical Understanding.
James Sandefur*, Georgetown University
(993V1537)

10:30 a.m.
Using Handheld Technology In The Classroom: Lessons From Novices.
Gregory N Hartman*, Univeristy of Arizona
Russel O Carlson, University of Arizona
(993V1486)

10:45 a.m.
Constructing Geometric Understandings for Prospective Elementary Teachers through Dynamic Visualization on the TI 83+.
Barbara Johnson Pence*, San Jose State Univ
(993V11030)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, I
Organizers:
Sean L. Forman, Saint Joseph's University sforman@sju.edu
Douglas Drinen, University of the South

8:00 a.m.
The Pythagorean Theorem of Baseball.
Michael A Jones, Montclair State University
Linda A Tappin*, Montclair State University
(993W1796)

8:20 a.m.
Run Production in Baseball: a Markov Chain Model.
Thomas W. Polaski*, Winthrop University
(993W1332)

8:40 a.m.
Whether You Win or Lose, It's How the Overtime is Played: A Markov Chain Analysis of the National Football League's Overtime Rules.
Michael A Jones*, Montclair State University
(993W1372)

9:00 a.m.
Moral Hazard on the Mound: the Economics of Plunking.
Doug Drinen*, University of the South
(993W1947)

9:20 a.m.
May the Best Team Win: The Mathematics of Scoring a CrossCountry Running Race.
Stephen Szydlik*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(993W1201)

9:40 a.m.
The TournamentRanking Family of Four.
Charles Redmond*, Mercyhurst College
(993W1838)

10:00 a.m.
Sabermetrics: Giving College Credit for Studying Baseball.
Michael R Huber*, United States Military Academy
Gabriel Costa, United States Military Academy
(993W1190)

10:20 a.m.
The New Football Coach's Dilemma: Overtime.
Vince Schielack*, Texas A&M University
(993W1504)

10:40 a.m.
"Real" Data Comparisons, Game Theory, and Operations Research in the Game of Baseball.
Robert V Stack, Chadron State College
Monty G Fickel*, Chadron State College
(993W11117)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, VI
Organizers:
Laura J. Wallace, California State University, San Bernardino wallace@csusb.edu
Jacqueline A. Jensen, Sam Houston State University
Gary W. Towsley, SUNY at Geneseo
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University at San Bernardino

8:00 a.m.
Counting Handshakes to Sums of Powers of Integers.
Thomas J Pfaff*, Ithaca College
(993Z1237)

8:15 a.m.
Legslope generation of Pythagorean triples.
Daniel Drucker*, Wayne State University
Fat C Lam, Gallaudet University
(993Z11013)

8:30 a.m.
Partitions and Groups.
Michael J. Grady*, Southern Utah University
(993Z197)

8:45 a.m.
Catenary or Parabola?
Curtis J. Feist*, Southern Oregon University
(993Z11346)

9:00 a.m.
A Demonstration of Teaching and Applying Baye's Formula.
Paul Kochanowski*, Indiana University South Bend
Morteza ShafiiMousavi, Indiana University South Bend
(993Z1202)

9:15 a.m.
Safety Deposit: what it really costs us.
Youngna Choi*, Montclair State University
Yeomin Yoon, Seton Hall University
(993Z1415)

9:30 a.m.
Temperature Models for Two Room Systems.
J K Denny*, Mercer University
C A Yackel, Mercer University
(993Z1239)

9:45 a.m.
Will the Real Most Valuable Player Please Stand Up?
Joseph Evan*, King's College
Daniel J. Ghezzi, King's College
(993Z11143)

10:00 a.m.
Teaching Combinatorics Using Guided Discovery.
Mark A Miller*, Marietta College
(993Z1984)

10:15 a.m.
Computer Science Majors Coding Graph Algorithms and Simulating Automata.
Edward Aboufadel*, Grand Valley State University
(993Z1194)

10:30 a.m.
On general convergence and polynomiography in computing roots of unity.
Yi Jin*, Dept. of Computer Science,Rutgers University
Bahman Kalantari, Dept. of Computer Science, Rutgers Univ.
(993Z11156)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:20 a.m.5:00 p.m.
AWM Workshop
This session consists of several parts listed separately throughout this program. All meeting participants are invited to attend all presentations.
Organizers:
Catherine A. Roberts, The College of the Holy Cross
Jodie D. Novak, University of Northern Colorado

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College (CUNY)
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University david.zitarelli@temple.edu

8:30 a.m.
Thomas Harriot's Treatise on Figurate Numbers and Finite Differences.
Janet L. Beery*, University of Redlands
(993011078)

9:00 a.m.
Humanizing mathematical biographies.
John W Dawson*, Penn State York
(99301217)

9:30 a.m.
Mathematician as Artist: Marston Morse (18921977).
Joanne E. Snow*, Saint Mary's College
Colleen M. Hoover, Saint Mary's College
(99301288)

10:00 a.m.
Learning some of the basics of historical research through the movies.
Alejandro R Garciadiego*, UNAM, Mexico
(99301647)

10:30 a.m.
Mathematics and Opera: The mathematical work of the opera singer Jerome Hines.
T. Christine Stevens*, Saint Louis University
(99301675)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Presentations by Recent Women Ph.D.s and Graduate Students, I

8:30 a.m.
FinitetoOne Mappings on $\beta\mathbf{N}  \mathbf{N}$.
Katherine J. Mawhinney*, Appalachian State University

9:00 a.m.
Real and Topological Stable Rank.
Marian K. Hukle*, University of Kansas

9:30 a.m.
Measurably dominating randomness: some measurable similarities between set theory and recursion theory regarding dominating functions.
Natasha Dobrinen*, The Pennsylvania State University
Stephen G. Simpson, The Pennsylvania State University

10:00 a.m.
Inequalities for geometric lattice invariants.
Kathryn Nyman*, Texas A&M University

Saturday January 10, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
The evaluation of state mathematics standards: How can mathematicians contribute?
Panelists:
Johnny W. Lott, NCTM and University of Montana
Moderators:
Roger E. Howe, Yale University
Panelists:
Laura McGiffert, Achieve, Inc.
R. James Milgram, Stanford University

Saturday January 10, 2004, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
When topology meets chemistry.
Erica L. Flapan*, Pomona College
(993A015)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Computable classification.
Julia Knight*, University of Notre Dame

Saturday January 10, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part B
Fair enough? Mathematics of equity.
Organizers:
John C. Maceli, Ithaca College
Stanley E. Seltzer, Ithaca College

Saturday January 10, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
Java applets in teaching mathematics.
Organizers:
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University

Saturday January 10, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Mathematicians and mathematics teacher educators working together to improve K12 mathematics education.
Organizers:
Jodie D. Novak, University of Northern Colorado
Panelists:
Jack Price, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Judith E. Jacobs, NCTM and AMTE
Randall J. Swift, Calfornia State Polytech University Pomona
Jodie D. Novak, University of Northern Colorado

Saturday January 10, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Doctorates in mathematics education: Where do they go? What do they do? How can mathematics departments contribute?
Organizers:
Robert E. Reys, University of MissouriColumbia
Panelists:
Douglas B. Aichele, Oklahoma State University
Rick Billstein, University of Montana
Ira J. Papick, University of Missouri

Saturday January 10, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMSMAA Committee on Teaching Assistants and PartTime Instructors Panel Discussion
Nonpermanent instructors: implications and issues.
Organizers:
Teri J. Murphy, University of Oklahoma
Natasha M. Speer, Michigan State University

Saturday January 10, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion
Underrepresented undergraduate research in the mathematical sciences.
Moderators:
Fred Bowers, Spelman College

Saturday January 10, 2004, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Mathematical Art Exhibit
Organizers:
Robert Fathauer, Tessellations Company, Phoenix, Arizona
Nat Friedman, ISAMA, SUNY at Albany
Reza Sarhangi, Bridges Conference, Towson University

Saturday January 10, 2004, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales

Saturday January 10, 2004, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Employment Center

Saturday January 10, 2004, 9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Math on the Web
Go to the Math on the Web Pavilion for the complete schedule of presentations.

Saturday January 10, 2004, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Supercompactness measures.
Steve Jackson*, University of North Texas

Saturday January 10, 2004, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
NAM Business Meeting

Saturday January 10, 2004, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Retiring Presidential Address
Fallacies in elementary statistics.
Ann E. Watkins*, California State University, Northridge
(993A013)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Poster Session by Women Graduate Students

10:30 a.m.
On the Complexity of the Endomorphism Problem for Free Groups.
Laura Ciobanu*, Rutgers University

10:30 a.m.
Lie 2algebras.
Alissa S. Crans*, University of California, Riverside

10:30 a.m.
Characterizing Multivariable LowPass Filters.
Eva Curry*, Rutgers University

10:30 a.m.
Singularities in Conformal Geometry: from PDE to Topology.
Maria del Mar Gonzalez*, Princeton University

10:30 a.m.
Convergence of a Spacetime Discontinuous Galerkin Method to a weak solution of Temple Systems.
Katarina Jegdic*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

10:30 a.m.
Radial parts of invariant differential operators on Grassmann manifolds.
Olga Kurgalina*, Tufts University

10:30 a.m.
$r$matrices on Lie Superalgebras.
Gizem Karaali*, University of California, Berkeley

10:30 a.m.
Density of Closed Geodesics in Compact Nilmanifolds Defined by Compact Semisimple $\mathfrak {g}$modules.
Rachelle DeCoste*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

10:30 a.m.
Alternating Quadrisecants of Knots.
Elizabeth Denne*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

10:30 a.m.
Application of the Generalized Singular Value Decomposition to Face Recognition.
Peg Howland*, University of Minnesota, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

10:30 a.m.
Generalized Foulkes' Conjecture and Tableaux Construction.
Rebecca Vessenes*, California Institute of Technology

10:30 a.m.
A Blowing Up Algorithm for Calculating Rings of Integers.
Sarah Hutcheson Jahn*, University of Illinois at Chicago

Saturday January 10, 2004, 11:10 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting

Saturday January 10, 2004, 11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Torsionfree groups in some ominimal structures.
Kobi Peterzil*, Haifa, Israel

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematical Techniques in Musical Analysis, III
Organizers:
Judith L. Baxter, University of Illinois at Chicago baxter@uic.edu
Robert W. Peck, Louisiana State University

1:00 p.m.
Cardinality Equals Variety for Chords, with a Note on the Twin Primes Conjecture.
David L. Clampitt*, Yale University
(993111178)

1:30 p.m.
Wellformed Scales and the Stern Brocot Tree.
Norman A Carey*, Eastman School of Music
(993111046)

2:00 p.m.
Winding modes around the circle of fifths.
Vittorio Cafagna*, DMI  University of Salerno
Domenico Vicinanza, DMI  University of Salerno
(99305935)

2:30 p.m.
The Role of Mathematics in the Construction of Musical Scales.
Richard J Krantz*, Metropolitan State College of Denver
(99300737)

3:00 p.m.
Aspects of Saturation and Ordering in TwelveTone Music.
Ciro G Scotto*, Eastman School of Music
Robert D Morris, Eastman School of Music
(993201663)

3:30 p.m.
A Topological Model of Motivic Analysis of Music: Theory and Implementation.
Chantal Buteau*, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
(993541237)

4:00 p.m.
A geometric model of continuous musical spaces.
Clifton D Callender*, Florida State University
(993511212)

4:30 p.m.
Knots, Braids and Chord Diagrams, As New Musical Structures.
Franck J. Jedrzejewski*, Atomic Energy Commission (CEAINSTN)
(99354315)

5:00 p.m.
Coincident histories or historical coincidence? Concurrent developments in nineteenthcentury group theory and music theory.
Nora A Engebretsen*, Bowling Green State University
(993011646)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion.

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, IV
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College (CUNY)
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University david.zitarelli@temple.edu

1:00 p.m.
Contributions of Ferdinand Hassler to Early American Science.
V. Frederick Rickey*, West Point
(993011007)

1:30 p.m.
Edward V. Huntington and the Apportionment Debate of 19201940.
Thomas L. Bartlow*, Villanova University
(99301329)

2:00 p.m.
The TexasPolish Connection in Topology: Competition and Cooperation.
Albert C. Lewis*, Indiana Univ.  Purdue Univ. Indianapolis
(99301356)

2:30 p.m.
From Vienna to New York: Abraham Wald's Converging Communities.
Patti W. Hunter*, Westmont College
(99301713)

3:00 p.m.
A (very) brief history of the problem of resolution of singularities of algebraic surfaces.
Chris Christensen*, Northern Kentucky University
(99301102)

3:30 p.m.
Algebraic topology chez Bourbaki.
John McCleary*, Vassar College
(99301664)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonassociative Algebra, II
Organizers:
Murray R. Bremner, University of Saskatchewan bremner@math.usask.ca
Irvin R. Hentzel, Iowa State University
Luiz A. Peresi, University of Sao Paulo

1:00 p.m.
Relatively free coalgebras.
Mikhail V. Kochetov*, Carleton University
(993171390)

1:30 p.m.
Matrices over octonions and orbits of exceptional groups.
Sergei Krutelevich*, University of Ottawa
(99317966)

2:00 p.m.
Representations of rank 3 algebras.
Georgia Benkart, University of Wisconsin
Alicia Labra*, Universidad de Chile
(99317455)

2:30 p.m.
Onesided Modules and unital bimodules over Jordan superalgebras.
Consuelo Mart\'inez*, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
(99317802)

3:00 p.m.
Identities in Jordan Algebras.
Kevin M McCrimmon*, University of Virginia
(99317525)

3:30 p.m.
Reciprocity between some bilinear and trilininear algebras.
S. Okubo*, University of Rochester
(99317628)

4:00 p.m.
Octonions and Exceptional Superalgebras.
Michel L. Racine*, University of Ottawa
(993171323)

4:30 p.m.
Imbedding of Lie Triple Systems into Lie Algebras.
Oleg Smirnov*, College of Charleston
(993171375)

5:00 p.m.
Octonion Multiplication Theorems.
John H Conway, Princeton University
Derek A Smith*, Lafayette College
(993171614)

5:30 p.m.
Structurable tori.
Yoji Yoshii*, University of Saskatchewan
(99317961)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Competitive and Adaptative Dynamics in Ecology, III
Organizers:
Carlos CastilloChavez, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University
BaiLian Li, University of California Riverside
Horst R. Thieme, Arizona State University thieme@math.la.asu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Exactly Solvable Models of Nonlinear Population Dynamics Related to Biological Invasions.
Sergei V. Petrovskii*, Shirshov Institute of Oceanology
BaiLian Li, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences
Horst Malchow, Institute of Environmental Systems Research
(99392969)

1:30 p.m.
Modeling agricultural ecosystem dynamics under Bt resistant pest invasion.
Alexander B Medvinsky*, Institute for Theoretical & Experimental Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences
Andrew Y Morozov, Department of Botany & Plant Sciences, University of California
Vassili V Velkov, Institute of Biochemistry & Physiology of Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences
BaiLian Li, Department of Botany & Plant Sciences, University of California
Mikhail S Sokolov, Research Center for Toxicology and Hygienic Regulation of Biopreparations
Horst Malchow, Institute of Environmental Systems Research, University of Osnabrueck
(99392907)

2:00 p.m.
Localized interactions and biological diversity.
Frederick R Adler*, University of Utah
Helene C MullerLandau, NCEAS
(99392822)

2:30 p.m.
Coexistence in a metapopulation model with explicit local competition dynamics.
Zhilan Feng*, Purdue University
Rob Swihart, Purdue University
Yingfei Yi, Georgia Institute of Technology
Huaiping Zhu, York University
(99334610)

3:00 p.m.
On the impossibility of coexistence of infinitely many strategies.
Mats Gyllenberg*, University of Turku
(99392727)

3:30 p.m.
Inaccessible Continuously Stable Strategies.
J Apaloo*, St. Francis Xavier University
(99392649)

4:00 p.m.
The Dynamics of Two Viral Infections in a Single Host Population with Applications to Hantavirus.
Linda J. S. Allen*, Texas Tech University
Michel Langlais, University de Bordeaux
Carleton J. Phillips, Texas Tech University
(99392555)

4:30 p.m.
Competition of pathogen strains against the background of host immune response.
A. Pugliese*, University of Trento
(993921246)

5:00 p.m.
Dynamics of the Nonautonomous Beddington DeAngelis PredatorPrey System.
Meng Fan*, Northeast Normal University
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University
(993341090)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Multiscale and Oscillatory Phenomena: Modeling, Numerical Techniques, and Applications, III
Organizers:
Richard Tsai, Princeton University
Luminita A. Vese, University of California Los Angeles lvese@math.ucla.edu

1:00 p.m.
A multiscale image representation using hierarchical $(BV,L^2)$ decompositions.
Eitan Tadmor*, University of Maryland
Suzanne Nezzar, University of California Los Angeles
Luminita Vese, University of California Los Angeles
(99341719)

2:30 p.m.
Wavelet based schemes for image decomposition by variational functionals.
Ingrid Daubechies, Princeton University
Gerd Teschke*, University of Bremen
(993491524)

3:00 p.m.
Image Decomposition Via the Combination of Sparse Representations and a Variational Approach.
J.L. Starck, CEASaclay, DAPNIA/SEDISAP, Service d'Astrophysiq
M. Elad*, Computer Science Department, Technion Israel Insti
D. Donoho, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
(993491231)

3:30 p.m.
Solving a variational image restoration model which involves $L^\infty$ constraints.
Stephane Lintner, Caltech
Francois Malgouyres*, Universite Paris 13
(99349774)

4:00 p.m.
Restoration of wavelet coefficients by minimizing a specially designed objective function.
Sylvain Durand, CMLA (CNRSUMR 8536)
Mila Nikolova*, CMLA (CNRSUMR 8536)
(99349910)

4:30 p.m.
Adaptive multivariate approximation: Comparing Wavelets and piecewise polynomials.
Shai Dekel*, RealTimeImage
Dany Leviatan, TelAviv University
(99341731)

5:00 p.m.
Efficient algorithms for multiscale data processing.
Anna C Gilbert*, AT&T LabsResearch
(99368158)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion.

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Modern Function Theory, III
Organizers:
Beth Schaubroeck, U. S. Air Force Academy beth.schaubroeck@usafa.af.mil
Peter L. Duren, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
John A. Pfaltzgraff, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1:00 p.m.
SchwarzChristoffel maps to surfaces in space.
Tobin A Driscoll*, University of Delaware
Charles R Collins, University of Tennessee
Ken Stephenson, University of Tennessee
(993301174)

2:00 p.m.
Convergence of the Zipper Algorithm for Conformal Mapping.
Donald E. Marshall*, University of Washington
Steffen Rohde, Univesity of Washington
(993301515)

2:30 p.m.
Hardy spaces, spaces of Dirichlet type, and univalent functions.
Albert Baernstein II*, Washington University
Daniel Girela, Universidad de Malaga
Jose Angel pelaez, Universidad de Malaga
(993301332)

3:00 p.m.
Landau's Theorem for Planar Harmonic Mappings.
Michael Dorff*, Brigham Young University
Maria Nowak, Maria CurieSklodowska University
(99330705)

3:30 p.m.
Univalent harmonic mappings and extremal length.
Allen Weitsman*, Purdue University
(99330957)

4:00 p.m.
Harmonic Maps onto Star Shaped Domains.
Jane McDougall*, Colorado College
Peter Duren, University of Michigan
Beth Schaubroeck, U. S. Air Force Academy
(993301657)

4:30 p.m.
Symmetries of extremal functions for inequalities in univalent function theory.
Eric D Schippers*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(99330104)

5:00 p.m.
Geometric and subordination properties of solutions of a differential equation: A preliminary report.
Stacey A Mueller*, University of Kentucky
(99330523)

5:30 p.m.
Duals and Envelopes of Some HardyLorentz spaces.
Marc R Lengfield*, Florida State University
(99346770)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Smooth Dynamical Systems and Applications, III
Organizers:
Qiudong Wang, University of Arizona
Maciej P. Wojtkowski, University of Arizona maciejw@math.arizona.edu

1:00 p.m.
Application of Smooth Schur Factorizations in the Continuation of Separatrices.
Jorge L. Rebaza*, Southwest Missouri State Universisty
(99365823)

1:30 p.m.
The Brin quadrilateral argument for skew products over basic sets.
Keith Burns*, Northwestern University
Matthew Nicol, University of Surrey
(993371339)

2:00 p.m.
Strange Adding Machines.
Louis Block, University of Florida
James Keesling, University of Florida
Michal Misiurewicz*, Indiana University  Purdue University Indianapolis
(99337687)

2:30 p.m.
Double bracket equations, Volterra system and topology of the manifold of zerodiagonal Jacobi matrices with fixed spectrum.
Alexei V. Penskoi*, Centre de Recherches Mathematiques, Universite de
(99337771)

3:00 p.m.
The zero curvature equation and the reducibility problem for fiberwise linear dynamical systems.
Ruben Flores Espinoza*, Universidad de Sonora
(993341171)

3:30 p.m.
From local to global ergodicity: An algebraic approach.
Nandor Simanyi*, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
(99337485)

4:00 p.m.
Billiards with slow mixing rates.
Nikolai I Chernov*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(99337535)

4:30 p.m.
Strange Attractors in Periodicallykicked Limit cycles and Hopf Bifurcations.
Qiudong Wang*, University of Arizona
(99337960)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Structures on Manifolds, II
Organizers:
Tedi C. Draghici, Florida International University
Gueo V. Grantcharov, Florida International University grantchg@fiu.edu
Philipe Rukimbura, Florida International University

1:00 p.m.
The Yamabe problem for almost Hermitian manifolds.
Heberto del Rio*, CIMAT
Santiago R. Simanca, IMS Stony Brook
(993581357)

1:30 p.m.
Isotropic K\"ahler Hyperbolic Twistor Spaces.
D. E. Blair*, Michigan State University
J. T. Davidov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
O. K. Muskarov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(99353167)

2:00 p.m.
Contact manifolds and Dirac structures.
Aissa Wade*, Penn State University, University Park
(99353592)

2:30 p.m.
Geometric Quantization of the Geodesic Flow of the Compact RankOne Symmetric Spaces.
Dimitar V Grantcharov*, University of Alberta
(993511068)

3:00 p.m.
The Einstein equations and $G$structures.
Richard Cleyton*, UC Riverside
(993531639)

3:30 p.m.
Einstein Metrics on Spheres.
Charles P Boyer*, University of New Mexico
Krzysztof Galicki, University of New Mexico
J\'anos Koll\'ar, Princeton University
(993531044)

4:00 p.m.
LowDimensional Homogeneous Einstein Manifolds.
Christoph Boehm, Universitaet Kiel
Megan M Kerr*, Wellesley College
(993531254)

4:30 p.m.
Classification of conformallyEinstein K\"ahler metrics.
Gideon Maschler*, University of Toronto
Andrzej Derdzinski, Ohio State University
(99353968)

5:00 p.m.
On the classification of weakly Bochner flat K\"ahler metrics on compact sixmanifolds.
Christina Wiis TonnesenFriedman*, Union College
(99353678)

5:30 p.m.
K\"ahler reduction of metrics with holonomy $G_2$.
Vestsilav D Apostolov*, Universit\'e du Qu\'ebec \`a Montr\'eal
(993531377)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetical Algebraic Geometry, III
Organizers:
Michael J. Falk, Northern Arizona University
EvaMaria Feichtner, ETH Zurich feichtne@math.ethz.ch
Dmitry N. Kozlov, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

1:00 p.m.
New perspectives in Arakelov geometry.
Caterina Consani*, University of Toronto
Matilde Marcolli, MPIBonn (Germany)
(99314992)

2:00 p.m.
Around MordellLang and ManinMumford.
A Pillay*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(99311857)

3:00 p.m.
Explicit local fundamental classes and RiemannRoch via formal power series.
Henri A Gillet*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(993141391)

3:30 p.m.
Bloch's conductor formula and Milnor numbers of isolated singularities.
Fabrice Orgogozo*, Princeton University
(993141261)

4:00 p.m.
Mahler measure and Coxeter links.
Eriko Hironaka*, Florida State University
(99311509)

4:30 p.m.
Hilbert's Tenth Problem for function fields of surfaces over $\mathbf{C}$.
Kirsten Eisentraeger*, Institute for Advanced Study
(993111069)

5:00 p.m.
Real aspects of the Kontsevich's moduli space of stable maps of genus zero curves.
Seongchun Kwon*, MSRI
(9931451)

5:30 p.m.
Shimura's conjecture over function fields.
W. Dale Brownawell, Penn State University
Matthew A. Papanikolas*, Texas A&M University
(993111016)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Value Distribution Theory in Classical and pAdic Function Theory, II
Organizers:
Alain Escassut, Universit\'e Blaise Pascal
Ilpo Laine, University of Joensuu ilpo.laine@joensuu.fi
ChungChun Yang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

1:00 p.m.
The Functional Equation $P(f)=Q(g)$ in a $p$adic field.
Alain P. Escassut*, Université Blaise Pascal, France
Chung C Yang, University of Science and Technology of Hong Kong
(993111236)

1:30 p.m.
Nonarchimedean analogues of the Ahlfors Islands Theorem: holomorphic and meromorphic cases.
Robert L. Benedetto*, Amherst College
(993111086)

2:00 p.m.
Logarithmic forms and rigid analytic Picard theorems.
William Cherry*, Univeristy of North Texas
Min Ru, University of Houston
(99332573)

2:30 p.m.
Entire solutions of certain partial differential equations.
Bao Qin Li*, Florida International University
(99332807)

3:00 p.m.
Hardy spaces on Hopf manifolds.
John Ryan*, University of Arkansas
R. S. Krausshar, Ghent University, belgium
(993581124)

3:30 p.m.
On Spectral Theory for NonSelfAdjoint Periodic Schr\"odinger Operators.
Kwang C Shin*, University of MissouriColumbia
(99334908)

4:00 p.m.
$\cos\pi\rho$ type theorems for meromorphic functions.
John Rossi*, Virginia Tech
P C Fenton, University of Otago
(99330547)

4:30 p.m.
A note on frequency of the zeros of solutions to linear differential equations with polynomial coefficients.
Enid M Steinbart*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(993341294)

5:00 p.m.
On the location of the zeros of Bessel functions and complex oscillation theory.
Yik Man Chiang*, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
(993301039)

5:30 p.m.
Growth of Painlev\'{e} transcendents.
Aimo Hinkkanen, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Ilpo Laine*, University of Joensuu, Finland
(993301228)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Variational Problems, IV
Organizers:
David A. Hartenstine, University of Utah hartenst@math.utah.edu
Ahmed Mohammed, Ball State University
John M. Neuberger, Northern Arizona State University
John W. Neuberger, University of North Texas

1:00 p.m.
Necksizes of singular Yamabe metrics on punctured spheres.
Rob Kusner, U. Mass. Amherst
Jesse Ratzkin*, U. Utah
(993531155)

1:30 p.m.
Discussion.

2:00 p.m.
On indefinite Schrodinger equations.
Hossein T Tehrani*, UNLV
David Costa, UNLV
Miguel Ramos, University of Lisbon
(993351197)

2:30 p.m.
Break.

3:00 p.m.
Bubble clusters.
Pablo Padilla*, University of Mexico
H Clara Garza, IIMAS
(99335683)

3:30 p.m.
Spreading of electrically charged microdroplets.
Santiago I Betelu*, University of North Texas
Marco Fontelos, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
(99376230)

4:00 p.m.
A Variable Metric Descent Method for Curve and Surface Fairing.
Robert J Renka*, University of North Texas
(99365661)

4:30 p.m.
The Weyl Problem With Nonnegative Gaussian Curvature.
Marcus A. Khuri*, Stanford University
(993531523)

5:00 p.m.
A variational method for the inverse groundwater problem.
Ian W. Knowles*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Aimin Yan, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(993351342)

5:30 p.m.
Existence result for periodic solutions of a class of Hamiltonian systems with super quadratic potential.
Leonard Karshima Shilgba*, Yokohama National University, Japan
(99337348)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on LowDimensional Topology, IV
Organizers:
Tim D. Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu

1:00 p.m.
Knots and generalized Arf invariants.
Kent E Orr*, Indiana University, Bloomington
Tim D Cochran, Rice University
(993571675)

1:30 p.m.
Khovanov homology of links in $I$bundles over surfaces.
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University
Marta M. Asaeda, University of Iowa
Adam S. Sikora, S.U.N.Y. Buffalo and IAS
(99357895)

2:00 p.m.
A splitting formula for spectral flow on closed $3$manifolds.
Benjamin Himpel*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(993581199)

2:30 p.m.
Perturbative and Integral Structures of TQFT's.
Thomas Kerler*, The Ohio State University
(993571100)

3:30 p.m.
Type one invariants for knotted graphs, and criteria for graph planarity.
Ted Stanford*, New Mexico State University
(993571242)

4:00 p.m.
A classification of isometry groups of a Seifert fibered space $N$ which is double covered by a lens space $L$.
Ryo Ohashi*, Saint Louis University
(99357467)

4:30 p.m.
The LinksGould invariant from the Kontsevich integral.
Nathan C Geer*, University of Oregon
(99354953)

5:00 p.m.
Energy minimization problems and other relations arising from electrodynamics on subdomains of $S^3$.
R Jason Parsley*, University of Pennsylvania
(99354148)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part B
Developing your department's assessment plan.
Organizers:
William G. Marion, Valparaiso University
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#16: Part B
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part B
Visual linear algebra.
Organizers:
Eugene A. Herman, Grinnell College
Michael D. Pepe, Seattle Central Community College
Eric P. Schulz, Walla Walla Community College

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, III

1:00 p.m.
Optimal Pebbling (Part I).
Tracii Friedman*, Mesa State College
Cynthia J. Wyels, California Lutheran University
(993051547)

1:15 p.m.
Optimal Pebbling (Part II).
Cynthia J Wyels*, California Lutheran University
Tracii Friedman, Mesa State College
(993051552)

1:30 p.m.
Graph Pegging and the Pegging Number.
Geir T Helleloid*, Stanford University
Philip Matchett, Cambridge University
David Moulton, Princeton, New Jersey
Madeeha Khalid, University of Warrick
(99305561)

1:45 p.m.
Graph Pegging: Powers and Products.
Melanie Wood*, University of Cambridge
(99305578)

2:00 p.m.
Degree conditions for crossintersecting set systems.
Zs. Szaniszlo*, Valparaiso University
Zs. Tuza, Computer and Automation Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
(99305431)

2:15 p.m.
Ramsey Numbers of Stars Versus Wheels of Similar Sizes.
Aleksandra Korolova*, MIT
(993051230)

2:30 p.m.
Break

3:00 p.m.
Topics in fractional domination of graphs.
Robert R Rubalcaba*, Auburn University
Matthew P Walsh, IndianaPurdue University
Peter D Johnson, Auburn University
(993051616)

3:15 p.m.
The Failure of GreedyType Algorithms.
Gareth L Bendall*, University of Kentucky
Francois Margot, Carnegie Mellon University
(99305530)

3:30 p.m.
The R\'{e}nyiUlam pathological liar game.
Robert B. Ellis*, Texas A&M University
Vadim Ponomarenko, Trinity University
Catherine H. Yan, Texas A&M University
(993051345)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Uses of the WWW that Enrich and Promote Learning, II
Organizers:
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University mbessma@ju.edu
Marcia P. Birken, Rochester Institute of Technology
Mary L. Platt, Salem State College
Brian E. Smith, McGill University

1:00 p.m.
A Comprehensive Graphing System on the Web: Bringing Graphs to Life.
Barry Cherkas*, Hunter College \& Ph.D. Program in Urban Education
(993C1360)

1:20 p.m.
Using Blackboard to Motivate Students to Look for Mathematics.
Erica L Johnson*, St. John Fisher College
(993C11208)

1:40 p.m.
Using Webbased materials featuring rich immersive settings, customizable actors and both Java and Shock Wavebased Lite Applets in Mathematics and Science.
Frank Wattenberg*, United States Military Academy
(993C1192)

2:00 p.m.
HeliMath: A Webbased Student Engagement with Mathematical Sciences and a Helicopter.
John A. Picciuto*, United States Military Academy
Mike Phillips, United States Military Academy
(993C1178)

2:20 p.m.
Project REALMSRich Immersive and Interdisciplinary 3D Settings to Grab and Hold Our Students.
Thomas Lainis*, US Military Academy
Frank Wattenberg, US Military Academy
Eileen Kowalski, US Military Academy
William Jones, US Military Academy
(993C1444)

2:40 p.m.
Delivering InternetBased Homework in Mathematics Classes at Radford University with WeBWorK.
Neil P Sigmon*, Radford University
Coreen Mett, Radford University
(993Z1198)

3:00 p.m.
Wisconsin's Networking Project for Improvement of Mathematics Education.
Linda G. Thompson*, Carroll College
(993C1265)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, II
Organizers:
Sean L. Forman, Saint Joseph's University sforman@sju.edu
Douglas Drinen, University of the South

1:00 p.m.
Factors Affecting WinLoss Probability Of Baseball Games And The Accuracy Of Setting Odds.
Philip B Riley*, James Madison University
(993W11253)

1:20 p.m.
HORSEing Around with Mathematics.
Paul R Coe*, Dominican University
William T Butterworth, Barat College of DePaul University
(993W11503)

1:40 p.m.
Using Sport to Teach Mathematics and Statistics.
Reza Noubary*, Bloomsburg University
(993W11562)

2:00 p.m.
Modeling Spectator Movement In the Stadium.
Michael J. Bosse*, Morgan State University
N. R. Nandakumar, Delaware State University
(993W1316)

2:20 p.m.
The Use of Sports Data in an Introductory, Applied Statistics Course.
John D. McKenzie, Jr.*, Babson College
(993W1489)

2:40 p.m.
Productivity in the Game of Baseball.
C T Zahn*, San Diego, California
(993W1709)

3:00 p.m.
Monte Carlo Simulation of Baseball Seasons and NCAA Basketball Tourneys.
Sean L Forman*, Saint Joseph's University
(993W1846)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Technology in Mathematics Teacher Preparation Courses, II
Organizers:
Mary Ann Connors, Westfield State College mconnors@foma.wsc.ma.edu
Christine Browning, Michigan University, Kalamazoo

1:00 p.m.
Effective Introduction to the Use of Geometer's Sketchpad For Preservice Elementary Teachers.
Kimberly McGinley Vincent*, Washington State University
(993X1492)

1:20 p.m.
A Sketchpad Project for Future Elementary School Teachers.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
(993X1434)

1:40 p.m.
Explorations with Geometer's Sketchpad.
Pallavi Jayawant*, University of Arizona
(993X1503)

2:00 p.m.
Discovering geometry in collaborative groups using Geometer's Sketchpad.
Vesna Kilibarda*, Indiana University Northwest
(993X1245)

2:20 p.m.
Technology in the Geometry Course for Prospective Elementary Teachers.
Barbara J Pence*, San Jose State University
(993X11029)

2:40 p.m.
Integrated math and technology courses for prospective and practicing teachers.
Patricia Baggett*, New Mexico State University
Andrzej Ehrenfeucht, University of Colorado
(993X1254)

3:00 p.m.
Teacher Preparation in the Use of Computer Algebra Systems.
Michael J. Bosse*, Morgan State University
N. R. Nandakumar, Delaware State University
(993X1319)

3:20 p.m.
Using Problem Solving to Develop a Game Winning Strategy.
Dennis M Kern*, Texas A&M UniversityTexarkana
(993X1342)

3:40 p.m.
Comparing Experimental and Theoretical Probabilities: The Coin Flip Game.
Trisha A. Bergthold*, San Jose State University
(993X1587)

4:00 p.m.
A Monte Carlo Simulation : Geometric Probability and the Law of Large Numbers.
Rose Elaine Carbone*, Clarion University
(993X1371)

4:20 p.m.
Are we getting what we pay for?
Queen Wiggs*, The North Carolina School of Science and Mathemati
(993X1599)

4:40 p.m.
Virtual Manipulatives in the Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers Course.
A. Susan Gay*, University of Kansas
(993X1488)

5:00 p.m.
Preparing Teachers to Use Technology and Effective Pedagogy in a Mathematics Content Course.
Rajee Amarasinghe*, California State University, Fresno
(993X1330)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
MAA Session on Strategies that Work to Positively Change Student Attitudes Toward Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Caren L. Diefenderfer, Hollins University cdiefenderfer@hollins.edu
Janet L. Anderson, Hope College
Elizabeth G. Yanik, Emporia State University

1:00 p.m.
"If at First You Don't Succeed ...": Building Mathematical Confidence with ProblemSolving Portfolios.
Penelope H Dunham*, Muhlenberg College
(993Y1529)

1:15 p.m.
Creating Mathematics Ambassadors.
Dora Cardenas Ahmadi*, Morehead State University
(993Y1564)

1:30 p.m.
Games and HandsOn Activities to Enhance Learning of Mathematics for Nonscience Majors.
Annela R Kelly*, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(993Y11539)

1:45 p.m.
Encouraging Students to Read Mathematics.
Mary D Shepherd*, Northwest Missouri State University
(993Y11582)

2:00 p.m.
Negative Attitudes Towards MathematicsHow to Break the Vicious Cycle.
Margaret L Gruenwald*, University of Southern Indiana
(993Y1617)

2:15 p.m.
Changing the Focus from the Teacher to the Learner.
Janet Andersen*, Hope College
(993Y11380)

2:30 p.m.
Changing Students' Perception of Mathematics through An Integrated, Collaborative, FieldBased Approach To Teaching and Learning Mathematics.
Hamide DoganDunlap*, University of Texas at El Paso
(993Y11636)

2:45 p.m.
Math and Basketball: A SkillBuilding Paradigm.
Keri A. Kornelson*, Texas A&M University
(993Y1936)

3:00 p.m.
Encouraging Young Women to Persist in Mathematics.
Carol G. Williams*, Abilene Christian University
(993Y150)

3:15 p.m.
Improving Student's Attitudes Using Motivational Theory as a Basis for Classroom Management and Assessment.
Theresa A Laurent*, St Louis College of Pharmacy
(993Y1327)

3:30 p.m.
Constructing Puzzles To Promote Mathematical Thinking.
M. Munakata*, Montclair State University
(993Y1341)

3:45 p.m.
Math Anxiety as a Resource: Strategies for the First Days of Class.
Debra K Borkovitz*, Wheelock College
(993Y1380)

4:00 p.m.
Math is a journey, not a destination.
L. Christine Kinsey, Canisius College
Teresa E. Moore*, Ithaca College
(993Y1384)

4:15 p.m.
\textit{Invert} the Stereotypical Classroom and \textit{Multiply} the Interest in Math.
Teresa D. Magnus*, Rivier College, Nashua NH
(993Y1446)

4:30 p.m.
Teaching the "Neglected Constituency": A Mathematics Course for Preservice Elementary School Teachers (with Lessons for Other Courses).
David G. Poole*, Trent University
(993Y1552)

4:45 p.m.
Opening Students' Hearts and Minds to Mathematics.
Fang Chen*, Oxford College of Emory University
(993Y11679)

5:00 p.m.
Problembased Inquiry Seminar Courses.
John Koker*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(993Y1184)

5:15 p.m.
Using group work and journals to enhance students' perceptions of their abilities to do mathematics in a "Math for Liberal Arts" course.
Therese L Bennett*, Southern Connecticut State University
(993Y1426)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, VII
Organizers:
Laura J. Wallace, California State University, San Bernardino wallace@csusb.edu
Jacqueline A. Jensen, Sam Houston State University
Gary W. Towsley, SUNY at Geneseo
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University at San Bernardino

1:15 p.m.
Diffy.
Tracy Dawn Hamilton*, California State University Sacramento
(993Z1472)

1:30 p.m.
Text Supplements that Help Instructors Teach: Experience and Vision.
Larry Copes*, ISEM, St. Paul, MN
Joan Lewis, Key Curriculum Press
(993Z11224)

1:45 p.m.
Instructional Supplements for College Algebra and Below.
Beth A. Osikiewicz*, Kent State University  Tuscarawas
(993Z11176)

2:00 p.m.
Experience Teaching Elementary Algebra with DevMap.
M. Anne Dow*, Maharishi University of Management
(993Z11610)

2:15 p.m.
Reforming College Algebra.
Elizabeth J. Kreston*, University of the Incarnate Word
(993Z1461)

2:25 p.m.
Break

2:45 p.m.
Student Preparedness for Calculus.
R. N. Mohapatra*, University of Central Florida
(993Z11700)

3:00 p.m.
An Activities Based Topics Course in Mathematics for Liberal Arts Majors.
Jay A Malmstrom*, Oklahoma City Community College
(993Z11355)

3:15 p.m.
Definitions: Now and Then.
Greisy W Winicki  Landman*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(993Z1868)

3:30 p.m.
An analysis of undergraduate mathematics textbooks and courses for prospective elementary teachers.
Raven M. Wallace*, Michigan State University
Helen Siedel, University of Michigan
Andreas Stylianides, University of Michigan
(993Z1359)

4:00 p.m.
ProblemDriven Courses in the Middle School and Secondary Mathematics Preservice Curricula.
Kathleen D. Lopez*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Victor P. Schneider, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(993Z1688)

4:15 p.m.
Tracking student success in an integrated calculus/precalculus course.
Laura A Taalman*, James Madison University
(993Z1451)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Applications of Topology to Biology, Chemistry, and Physics
Organizers:
Erica L. Flapan, Pomona College eflapan@pomona.edu
Dorothy Buck, Brown University

1:00 p.m.
The Topology of DNAProtein Interactions.
Dorothy Buck*, Brown University
(993Z51043)

1:30 p.m.
Knotted Polygons in $ \mathbb{R}^3 $.
Jorge Alberto Calvo*, North Dakota State University
(993Z51255)

2:00 p.m.
Minimum Lengths for Flat Knotted Bands of a Given Width.
Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(993Z51487)

2:30 p.m.
Knots in Dynamical Systems.
Steve Kennedy*, Carleton College
(993Z51603)

3:00 p.m.
Detecting Topological and Geometric Information from a Discrete Set of Points in Euclidean Space.
David Letscher*, Saint Louis University
(993Z51584)

3:30 p.m.
Braids and the YangBaxter Equation: An Application of Knot Theory to Physics.
Alissa S. Crans*, University of California, Riverside
(993Z51649)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
What are colleges doing with students with AP placement?
Organizers:
Martin E. Flashman, Humboldt State University
Panelists:
Shahriar Shahriari, Pomona College
Morton Brown, University of Michigan
Wade Ellis, Jr., West Valley College
Susan Kornstein, The College Board

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Oral presentations: Let's talk about it!
Organizers:
Tom J. Linton, Central College
Suzanne Doree, Augsburg College
Nancy L. Hagelgans, Ursinus College
Richard J. Jardine, Keene State University

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAAYoung Mathematicians Network Panel Discussion
What can you do with a degree in mathematics?
Organizers:
John A. Vano, University of Wisconsin Madison
Kim Roth, Wheeling Jesuit University
Panelists:
Andrew Sterrett, Jr., Denison University
Patrick D. McCray, Pfizer and Illinois Institute of Technology
David E. Hammett, Oakwood School, Burbank, California
Robert L. Wilson, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Saturday January 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m.2:25 p.m.
AWM Workshop Panel Discussion
Shaping a career in mathematics.
Moderators:
Jodie D. Novak, University of Northern Colorado
Panelists:
Tracy Fischer, Motorola
Joan P. Hutchinson, Macalester College
Barbara L. Keyfitz, University of Houston
Rachel A. Kuske, University of British Columbia
Janet M. McShane, Northern Arizona University
Anne V. Shepler, University of North Texas

Saturday January 10, 2004, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Canonical Structure in the Universe of Set Theory.
Matthew Foreman*, University of California, Irvine
(993031270)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 2:30 p.m.4:40 p.m.
AWM Workshop: Presentations by Recent Women Ph.D.s and Graduate Students, II

2:30 p.m.
Comparison of Histograms for Use in Cloud Modeling.
Lisa Bloomer*, Middle Tennessee State University

3:00 p.m.
Combinatorial Results Motivated by Computational Biology.
Christine E. Heitsch*, University of Wisconsin, Madison

3:30 p.m.
Implicitization via Syzygies.
Haohao Wang*, Southeast Missouri State University

4:00 p.m.
A combinatorial approach to finding root multiplicities in some indefinite type KacMoody algebras.
Vicky Williams*, Appalachian State University

4:30 p.m.
Closing remarks.

Saturday January 10, 2004, 2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Revisiting crossroads: Continuing the dialogue on twoyear college mathematics.
Organizers:
Susan S. Wood, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Panelists:
Judy E. Ackerman, Montgomery College
Susan S. Wood, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Saturday January 10, 2004, 2:45 p.m.4:45 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Informal session on actuarial education.
Organizers:
Krzysztof Ostaszewski, Illinois State University
Curtis Huntongton, University of Michigan

Saturday January 10, 2004, 2:45 p.m.4:05 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years
How to implement curriculum change.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U.S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Mike Moody, Olin University
Stephen B. Maurer, Swarthmore College
Jeff Floyd, Texas A \& M University
Moderators:
Gary W. Krahn, U.S. Military Academy

Saturday January 10, 2004, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part B
Using interactive labs to explore abstract algebra topics.
Organizers:
Allen C. Hibbard, Central College
Kenneth M. Levasseur, University of Massachusetts at Lowell

Saturday January 10, 2004, 3:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Quantum algorithms and group representation theory.
Leonard Schulman*, California Institute of Technology

Saturday January 10, 2004, 3:30 p.m.4:25 p.m.
MAA Session on Applications of Mathematics in Computer Science, II
Organizers:
William A. Marion, Valparaiso University bill.marion@valpo.edu

3:30 p.m.
Applications of Algebras in Computer Science.
John W. Davenport*, East Central University
(993P1706)

3:45 p.m.
An alternative representation of finite fields.
Ronald Mullin, Florida Atlantic University
Ayan Mahalanobis*, Florida Atlantic University
(993P1825)

4:00 p.m.
Examples of the Application of Statistics and Probability to Computer Science.
Juana Sanchez*, UCLA Dept of Statistics
Yan He, UCLA Dept of Statistics
(993P1852)

4:15 p.m.
Numeric Methods, Modeling and Computer Science Majors.
Paul J Kapitza*, Illinois Wesleyan University
(993P11001)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 3:30 p.m.4:25 p.m.
MAA Session on Focus on Integrating Graphic Handhelds into Collegiate Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Charles E. Hofmann, LaSalle University hofmann@lasalle.edu
Joseph R. Fiedler, California State University, Bakersfield

3:30 p.m.
They know, we know, that they don't know: Integrating Technology into Teaching and Assessment.
Alex J Heidenberg*, United States Military Academy
John Wasko, United States Military Academy
Elizabeth Schott, United States Military Academy
(993V11330)

3:45 p.m.
Exploring Families of Functions.
Charles E Hofmann*, LaSalle University
(993V1496)

4:00 p.m.
Teaching Composition of Functions.
Roseanne S Hofmann*, Montgomery County Community College
(993V1497)

4:15 p.m.
Integrating algebracapable calculators into "Geometric Linear Algebra," a course for High School Teachers.
Joseph R Fiedler*, CSU Bakersfield
(993V1404)

Saturday January 10, 2004, 3:45 p.m.4:45 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
{\rm Math Horizons}, a magazine for students.
Organizers:
Arthur T. Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College
Jennifer J. Quinn, Occidental College

Saturday January 10, 2004, 4:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
How to assess problem solving.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U.S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Jack Bookman, Duke University
Alex J. Heidenberg, U.S. Military Academy
William J. Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University
Moderators:
Kathleen G. Snook, Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications

Saturday January 10, 2004, 4:30 p.m.6:05 p.m.
ASL Session for Contributed Papers, II

4:30 p.m.
Comparing classes of Finite Structures.
Sara Miller*, University of Notre Dame
Wesley Calvert, University of Notre Dame
D. Cummins, University of Notre Dame
J.F. Knight, University of Notre Dame

4:55 p.m.
The isomorphism problem for classes of computable structures.
Wesley Calvert*, University of Notre Dame

5:20 p.m.
$\Delta^0_n$categorical structures need not be relatively $\Delta^0_n+1$categorical.
John Chisholm*, Western Illinois University Phone: none

5:45 p.m.
Minima of initial segments of sequences of reals.
Jeffry L. Hirst*, Appalachian State University

Saturday January 10, 2004, 4:30 p.m.6:05 p.m.
ASL Session for Contributed Papers, III

4:30 p.m.
Ergodic theorems in subsystems of second order arithmetic.
Ksenija Simic*, Carnegie Mellon University

4:55 p.m.
The probabilistic method and Ramsey theory in bounded arithmetic.
Kerry Ojakian*, Carnegie Mellon University Phone: none

5:20 p.m.
Compatibility in logical varieties.
Mark Burgin*, UCLA

5:45 p.m.
On automorphism groups of countable arithmetically saturated models of Peano arithmetic.
Ermek S. Nurkhaidarov*, University of Connecticut

Saturday January 10, 2004, 6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
AMS Banquet Reception

Saturday January 10, 2004, 7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Banquet
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