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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
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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