Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Day
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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
Tuesday January 6, 2004

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

4:45 p.m.
Closing statements.

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

Tuesday January 6, 2004, 3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
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