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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
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*, Università 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
MAA Online
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