Joint Mathematics Meetings Full Program
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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Atlanta, GA, January 58, 2005
Meeting #1003
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
Unscheduled
Monday January 3, 2005
Tuesday January 4, 2005

Tuesday January 4, 2005, 8:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.
AMS Department Chairs Workshop
Presenters:
Krishnaswami Alladi, University of Florida
Deanna Caveny, College of Charleston
Peter March, The Ohio State University
Robert Olin, University of AlabamaTuscaloosa

Tuesday January 4, 2005, 8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Board of Governors

Tuesday January 4, 2005, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Short Course: Eight Lectures on Random Graphs, II
Organizers:
Alan M. Frieze, Carnegie Mellon University

Tuesday January 4, 2005, 10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Short Course: The Radon Transform and Applications to Inverse Problems, II
Organizers:
Gestur Olafsson, Louisiana State University
Todd Quinto, Tufts University

Tuesday January 4, 2005, 1:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Council

Tuesday January 4, 2005, 3:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Full registration will be conducted from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Badge/program pickup for those registered in advance only will be open until 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday January 5, 2005

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Employment Center Registration

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 7:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Group Theory

7:45 a.m.
Capable two generator $p$groups of class two.
Arturo Magidin*, The University of Montana
(100320100)

8:00 a.m.
On the Degrees of Complex $p$Solvable Linear Groups.
Benjamin Newton*, University of WisconsinMadison
(1003201292)

8:15 a.m.
Groups with fixed point free automorphisms of prime order.
Pavel Shumyatsky, University of Brasilia
Antonio Tamarozzi, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul
Lawrence E. Wilson*, University of Florida
(100320319)

8:30 a.m.
Subnormal subgroups of finite rank.
Youngmi Kim*, Jacksonville State University
Martin J. Evans, University of Alabama
(100320592)

8:45 a.m.
Counting generators of finite groups that are generated by two groups of prime power order.
Bret J. Benesh*, University of WisconsinMadison
(100320651)

9:00 a.m.
$G$irreducible subgroups of type $A_1$.
Bonnie R Amende*, University of Oregon
(100320700)

9:15 a.m.
Properties of Subgroups of Direct Products that Satisfy the Frattini Argument.
Joseph Evan*, King's College
(100320783)

9:30 a.m.
On the Power Structure of Finite Groups.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, SUNY at Binghamton
Gabriela A. Mendoza, SUNY at Binghamton
(100320942)

9:45 a.m.
The Equivalence Between MValgebras and Abelian lgroups with Strong Unit: Can It Be Extended?
Joshua B Palmatier*, SUNY Binghamton
(100320981)

10:00 a.m.
On Generalizations of Groups in which Normality is a Transitive Relation.
Matthew F. Ragland*, University of Kentucky
(100320274)

10:15 a.m.
The Basic Algebra of $HS$ in Characteristic $2$.
Thomas Rune Hoffman*, Coastal Carolina University
(100320945)

10:30 a.m.
Subloops of the unit octonions.
Stephen M Gagola III*, Michigan State University
(1003201503)

10:45 a.m.
On Navarro's Conjecture For The Alternating Groups, p=2.
Rishi Nath*, University of IllinoisChicago
(1003201657)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara
Bonnie Saunders, University of Illinois at Chicago

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales; Integer Sequences and Rational Maps, I
Organizers:
Martin J. Bohner, University of MissouriRolla
Marc A. Chamberland, Grinnell College chamberl@math.grinnell.edu
Billur Kaymakcalan, George Southern University
Allan C. Peterson, University of NebraskaLincoln apeterso@math.unl.edu
Diana M. Thomas, Montclair State University thomasdia@mail.montclair.edu

8:00 a.m.
Fractals, Graphs, and Fields.
Franklin Mendivil*, Acadia University
(100312698)

8:30 a.m.
Symmetry between canonical heights of dynamical systems.
Thomas J Tucker*, University of Rochester
Lucien Szpiro, City University of New York
(1003111298)

9:00 a.m.
Dynamics of Nim Induced Difference Equations.
Michael A Jones*, Montclair State University
Diana M Thomas, Montclair State University
(1003371098)

9:30 a.m.
Maximal Periods of the odd nNumber Ducci Game.
Neil J. Calkin*, Clemson University
John G. Stevens, Montclair State University
Diana M. Thomas, Montclair State University
(100312847)

10:00 a.m.
Equidistribution of small subvarieties of an abelian variety.
Suion Ih*, University of Georgia
Matthew Baker, Georgia Institute of Technology
(100311829)

10:30 a.m.
Chaotic Iterations and Normal Numbers.
David H Bailey*, Lawrence Berkeley Lab
(100311743)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Mathematical Image Processing, I
Organizers:
Jianhong Shen, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis jhshen@math.umn.edu
Tony F. Chan, University of California Los Angeles

8:00 a.m.
Exact solutions for the $L^{1}$ TV functional.
Selim Esedoglu, University of California Los Angeles
Kevin R Vixie*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(1003491374)

8:30 a.m.
Scale recognition and regularization parameter selection in total variation regularization.
David M Strong*, Pepperdine University
Tony Chan, UCLA
(100394852)

9:00 a.m.
Computational Conformal Geometry applied in Computer Graphics, Vision and Medical Imaging.
Xianfeng Gu*, Stony Brook University
(1003681140)

9:30 a.m.
Fast Algorithms for the Removal of NonUniform Motion Blurs.
Julianne Chung, Emory University
James Nagy*, Emory University
(1003651108)

10:00 a.m.
Conformal H0 Metrics on the Space of Curves.
Anthony Yezzi*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Andrea Mennucci, Scuola Normale Superiore
(1003531380)

10:30 a.m.
Lagrangian Optimization of a Group Testing for ENO Wavelet Algorithms in Image Compression.
Diego Dugatkin, Ixia, Calabasas, California
HaoMin Zhou*, Georgia Tech
Tony F. Chan, UCLA
Michelle Effros, Caltech
(1003941142)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Theoretical and Computational Aspects of Inverse Problems, I
Organizers:
Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington gunther@math.washington.edu
David L. Colton, University of Delaware colton@math.udel.edu

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Reverse Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Jeff L. Hirst, Appalachian State University jlh@cs.appstate.edu
Reed Solomon, University of Connecticut

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Riemannian Geometry, I
Organizers:
Igor Belegradek, Georgia Institute of Technology ib@math.gatech.edu
Mohammad Ghomi, Georgia Institute of Technology and Pennsylvania State University

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on DModules, I
Organizers:
Steven Sperber, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Uli Walther, Purdue University walther@math.purdue.edu

8:00 a.m.
Hypergeometric equations and mirror symmetry.
Sheldon H Katz*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1003141271)

8:30 a.m.
GKZSystems and Quantum Cohomology DModules.
Charles F Doran*, University of Washington
Shinobu Hosono, University of Tokyo
(1003141099)

9:00 a.m.
Holonomic ranks in parametric families.
Laura Felicia Matusevich*, University of Pennsylvania
Ezra Miller, University of Minnesota
Uli Walther, Purdue University
(100314236)

9:30 a.m.
A basis in the solution space of the Mellin system.
Alicia Dickenstein, University of Buenos Aires
Timur Sadykov*, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
(1003351123)

10:00 a.m.
Hodge polygons for exponential sums.
Alan C. Adolphson*, Oklahoma State University
Steven Sperber, University of Minnesota
(1003111204)

10:30 a.m.
A surprising fact about $D$modules in characteristic $p>0$.
Josep AlvarezMontaner, Universitat Polit\`ecnica de Catalunya
Gennady Lyubeznik*, University of Minnesota
Manuel Blickle, Universitaet Essen
(100313769)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Organizers:
Srikanth B. Iyengar, University of Nebraska, Lincoln siyengar@math.unl.edu
Sean M. SatherWagstaff, University of Nebraska, Lincoln swagstaff@math.unl.edu
Anurag K. Singh, Georgia Institute of Technology singh@math.gatech.edu
Carolyn A. Yackel, Mercer University yackel_ca@mercer.edu

8:00 a.m.
Graded algebras and Poincare series associated to surface singularities.
Steven D Cutkosky*, Univ. Missouri
(100314772)

8:30 a.m.
3 generated ideals and the tails of their free resolutions.
Leah H. Gold*, Texas A&M University
(100313725)

9:00 a.m.
ArtinRees properties for syzygies.
Janet Striuli*, University of Kansas
(1003131130)

9:30 a.m.
Hilbert Functions Of Subsets Of Complete Intersections.
Susan M. Cooper*, Queen's University
(100313731)

10:00 a.m.
Hilbert Functions and CastelnuovoMumford Regularity.
Brent D Strunk*, Purdue University
(100313774)

10:30 a.m.
Hilbert Polynomials Associated to Tor and Ext for Powers of Ideals, Degree and Leading Coefficient.
Daniel L. Katz, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Emanoil Theodorescu*, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
(1003131047)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Design Theory and Graph Theory, I
Organizers:
Mike Daven, Mount Saint Mary College daven@msmc.edu
Atif A. Abueida, University of Dayton atif.abueida@notes.udayton.edu

8:00 a.m.
Coloring Block Designs as Mixed Hypergraphs: a survey.
Vitaly Voloshin*, Troy University
(100305129)

8:30 a.m.
Cycle extendability in chordal graph classes.
Atif Abueida, University of Dayton
R. Sritharan*, University of Dayton
(10030550)

9:00 a.m.
Hamiltonian Cycles with small even chords.
Guantao Chen*, Georgia State University
Katshiro Ota, Keio University
Akira Saito, Nihon University
(100305739)

9:30 a.m.
On $2$Factor Hamiltonian Graphs.
Ralph Faudree, University of Memphis
Ronald J Gould*, Emory University
Michael S Jacobson, University of Colorado at Denver
(1003051219)

10:00 a.m.
Enumerator Polynomials and Enumeration Problems onMultigraphs.
Nathan Kahl*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Charles Suffel, Stevens Institute of Technology
(10030570)

10:30 a.m.
On Invulnerable Networks With Respect to Node Failure.
Lawrence W. Kazmierczak, Stevens Institute of Technology
Francis Boesch, Stevens Institute of Technology
Charles L. Suffel*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(1003051236)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis Problems in Modern Physics, I
Organizers:
Steven M. Zelditch, Johns Hopkins University zelditch@math.jhu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Dissipative transport and Kubo's formula in Aperiodic Solids.
Jean V. Bellissard*, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Mathematics & School of Physics
(1003471066)

8:30 a.m.
Bloch Electron in a Perpendicular Magnetic Field.
Deborah A. Koslover*, University of California, Irvine
Svetlana Ya. Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine
Melinda S. Schulteis, Concordia University, Irvine
(1003811507)

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic analysis of orthogonal polynomials by RiemannHilbert and dbar techniques, and applications.
Kenneth D. TR McLaughlin*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
(1003411376)

9:30 a.m.
Large N asymptotics of the partition function of a random matrix model.
Pavel M. Bleher*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis
(100341638)

10:00 a.m.
Shapes of crystalline surfaces.
Richard W Kenyon*, Univeristy of British Columbia
(100382970)

10:30 a.m.
Twodimensional polymer measure.
Gregory F Lawler*, Cornell University
(100382483)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on In the Wake of Jacobi and Hamilton 200 Years Later, I
Organizers:
MariaClara Nucci, University of Perugia nucci@unipg.it
Pavel Winternitz, Centre de recherches math\'ematiques, Universit\'e de Montr\'eal wintern@crm.umontreal.ca

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Algebra, I

8:00 a.m.
On some representations of the Drinfel'd Double.
Sebastian Marius Burciu*, Syracuse University
(1003161010)

8:15 a.m.
Semigroup Graded Rings and Vrings.
Hema Gopalakrishnan*, Sacred Heart University
Mark L. Teply, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
(1003161113)

8:30 a.m.
Elements of Interest in a Jacobson Radical Ring.
Jason P Huffman*, Georgia College & State University
(1003161277)

8:45 a.m.
Generalized Grassmannians Constructed via Quasideterminants.
Aaron Lauve*, Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick
(1003161491)

9:00 a.m.
Generalized Primary Rings.
Christine E Gorton*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1003161528)

9:15 a.m.
Properties of Graph Associated Noncommutative Algebras.
David Nacin*, Rutgers University
(1003161620)

9:30 a.m.
Representation Theory of a Class of Quantum Projective 3Spaces.
Pete Goetz*, Bucknell University
Brad Shelton, University of Oregon
(100316194)

9:45 a.m.
Gauge Equivalent Twisted Quantum Doubles.
Christopher Goff*, University of the Pacific
(100316745)

10:00 a.m.
Centroids for Jordan Superalgebras.
Pamela A. Richardson*, University of Virginia
(1003171013)

10:15 a.m.
Absolutely Pure Covers.
Katherine Pinzon*, University of Kentucky
(1003181031)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion.

10:45 a.m.
Products of DGinjective complexes.
Alina Iacob*, University of Kentucky
(100318647)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Analysis, I

8:00 a.m.
Preventing extinction in discrete LotkaVolterra equations.
Jerry J Chen*, Case Western Reserve University
(1003371530)

8:15 a.m.
Existence of a sigmafinite invariant measure.
S. Butler, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampain
W. Kosek*, Colorado College
J. Rosenblatt, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampain
(1003371558)

8:30 a.m.
The Dynamics of Energy Harvesting.
Carl V. Lutzer*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(100337176)

8:45 a.m.
Grillage analysis computer modelling and analysis of structures.
Alexandros Antonioy Tasopoulos*, Athens, Greece
(100337202)

9:00 a.m.
Bifurcation of an orbit Homoclinic to saddlefocus in piecewiselinear systems.
Matsyshyn Oleh*, Institut Ecology Technology
(1003371651)

9:15 a.m.
Asymptotic equivalence of dynamic equations.
Billur Kaymakcalan*, Georgia Southern University
Agacik Zafer, Middle East Technical University
(1003341497)

9:30 a.m.
Continuity of the Lyapunov exponent for analytic quasiperiodic cocycles.
S. Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine
D. A. Koslover, University of California, Irvine
M. S. Schulteis*, Concordia University, Irvine
(1003371325)

9:45 a.m.
HenstockKurzweil Delta and Nabla Integrals.
Allan C Peterson*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Bevan Thompson, University of Queensland
(1003391410)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion.

10:15 a.m.
The characterization of Young measures arising in the asymptotic analysis of thin solid films.
Marian Bocea*, University of Utah
(100349116)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Getting Students To Discuss and To Write About Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College smabrouk@frc.mass.edu

8:00 a.m.
Storytelling Strategies in the Calculus Classroom.
Linda McGuire*, Muhlenberg College
(1003A11118)

8:15 a.m.
The Sinusoidal Garden.
Karen L. Shuman*, Grinnell College
(1003A1832)

8:30 a.m.
Encourage Student Writing, Learning, and Informed Discussion Through Judicious Problem Choice.
Joyce Faye Fischer*, Texas State University
(1003A1357)

8:45 a.m.
End of Course Projects in Calculus II.
Vicky Williams*, Appalachian State University
(1003A1664)

9:00 a.m.
The Devil Is in the Directions: Substantive Discourse from Simple Questions.
Mary T Treanor*, Valparaiso University
(1003A1514)

9:15 a.m.
Analysis of a Mathematics Writing Experiment.
Sandra Rucker*, Clark Atlanta University
(1003A1863)

9:30 a.m.
Written Papers in a Liberal Arts Mathematics Course.
Ellen F Hill*, Minnesota State University Moorhead
(1003A1364)

9:45 a.m.
Understanding Mathematical Proof in a Course for Liberal Arts Majors: Students write about teaching other students a geometric proof of the Pythagorean Theorem.
Charlotte KnottsZides*, Wofford College
(1003A1906)

10:00 a.m.
Using studentdesigned projects in an introductory statistics course: How's, what's, and why bother?
Lisa J Carnell*, High Point University
(1003A1269)

10:15 a.m.
Communicating the Problem Solving Process through Memoranda.
Elaine Thompson Hale*, The University of Texas at Austin
(1003A1586)

10:30 a.m.
Going All InTaking a Gamble on a Poker Project in an Undergraduate Probability Course.
Christopher J Lacke*, Rowan University
(1003A1428)

10:45 a.m.
Role of Online Mentoring in Improving Students' Mathematical Communication and Understanding.
Rapti M. de Silva*, California State University, Chico
(1003A1388)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.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 College and State University

8:00 a.m.
Some Like It Hot.
Kerry E. Moores*, United States Military Academy
Howard D. McInvale, United States Military Academy
(1003B1419)

8:15 a.m.
Calculus Demonstration: Economical Radar Guns.
Melvin G. Royer*, Indiana Wesleyan University
(1003B1380)

8:30 a.m.
The Use of Household Items as Calculus Concept Models.
B. Lynn Bodner*, Monmouth University
(1003B1395)

8:45 a.m.
Using Geometer Sketchpad in Calculus I.
Robb Sinn*, North Georgia College & State University
(1003B1463)

9:00 a.m.
Bayes' Rule and the Monte Hall Problem.
Paul R Coe*, Dominican University
(1003B1449)

9:15 a.m.
Web Based Learning and Assessment: Using MapleTA.
Denise J LeGrand*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1003B1200)

9:30 a.m.
Computational Calculus: An Electronic Text.
David Betounes, University of Southern Mississippi
Mylan Redfern*, Valdosta State University
(1003B1318)

9:45 a.m.
My Secret Function: A Class Activity for Teaching Operations on Functions.
Kathleen D. Lopez*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1003B1369)

10:00 a.m.
Constructible Squares.
David E. Boliver*, University of Central Oklahoma
(1003B1408)

10:15 a.m.
Rocky Mountain Wildflower Fibonacci.
Jacqueline A Hall*, Longwood University
(1003B1404)

10:30 a.m.
The Power of Power Series.
Michael L. Berry*, West Virginia Wesleyan College
(1003B160)

10:45 a.m.
A picture is worth a thousand explanations.
Melkana A BrakalovaTrevithick*, Fordham University
(1003B1512)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Courses Below Calculus: A New Focus, I
Organizers:
Mary Robinson, University of New MexicoValencia Campus maryrobn@unm.edu
Laurette B. Foster, Prairie View A & M University
Arlene H. Kleinstein, Farmingdale State University of New York
Norma M. Agras, Miami Dade Community College
Linda Martin, Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute
Florence S. Gordon, New York Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
A Course BEFORE Calculus, but not necessarily BELOW Calculus.
Jack A Picciuto*, United States Military Academy
Alex Heidenberg, United States Military Academy
(1003C1278)

8:25 a.m.
What Do the Other Disciplines Expect from College Algebra?
Florence S. Gordon*, New York Institute of Technology
(1003C11467)

8:50 a.m.
Mathematical Requirements of Majors in the Managerial, Social and Life/Health Sciences.
Scott R Herriott*, Maharishi University of Management
(1003C1254)

9:15 a.m.
What do they Assume? An Exploration of the Assumptions about Student Learning Contained in Calls for Reform of Introductory College Mathematics Courses.
Helen Burn*, University of Michigan, Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education
(1003C11242)

9:40 a.m.
Teaching Finite Mathematics using Elementary Mathematical Modeling.
Brian J Birgen*, Wartburg College
(1003C11114)

10:05 a.m.
Who Takes Algebra in College and What Do They Need to Know? Case Study: Augsburg College.
Suzanne I Doree*, Augsburg College
(1003C11149)

10:30 a.m.
Introductory Mathematical Modeling and Problem Solving Courses with Interdisciplinary Applications in College Algebra as a General Education Mathematics Course.
William P. Fox*, Francis Marion University
Richard D West, Francis Marion University
(1003C1251)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, I
Organizers:
Douglas Drinen, University of the South ddrinen@sewanee.edu
Sean L. Forman, St. Joseph's University
Howard L. Penn, US Naval Academy

8:00 a.m.
Using attendance in interleague games as a classroom case study.
Jeff Hildebrand*, Knox College
(1003D1437)

8:20 a.m.
Geometry of Yoga.
H SotoJohnson*, Colorado State UniversityPueblo
(1003D1543)

8:40 a.m.
Modeling World Series Outcomes via Absorbing Markov Chains.
Joan W Weiss*, Fairfield University
(1003D1205)

9:05 a.m.
Optimizing Distribution of Power During a Cycling Time Trial.
Michael Scott Gordon*, State University of West Georgia
(1003D1188)

9:30 a.m.
Who will throw the next nohitter? Modeling rare baseball events with a Poisson Distribution.
J. Scott Billie*, United States Military Academy
Michael Huber, United States Military Academy
Michael Phillips, United States Military Academy
(1003D1307)

9:55 a.m.
Using Z scores to analyze the primetime sluggers.
Stephen A Krevisky*, Middlesex Community College
(1003D1695)

10:20 a.m.
One, Two, Three$\dots$Jump: An analysis of the long jump.
Alan Levine*, Franklin and Marshall College
(1003D1575)

10:40 a.m.
The Link Between Mathematics and Sports and the Many Textbooks that Use Sports to Teach Mathematics Content.
Joan Elizabeth DeBello*, St. John's University
(1003D11313)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on ErrorCorrecting Codes
Organizers:
Vera S. Pless, University of Illinois at Chicago pless@math.uic.edu

8:00 a.m.
Cyclic codes over even length over the integers modulo 4.
Steven T Dougherty*, University of Scranton
San Ling, University of Singapore
(100394511)

8:30 a.m.
Asymptotic Numbers of NonEquivalent Codes in Three Notions of Equivalence.
Xiangdong Hou*, University of South Florida
(100394585)

9:00 a.m.
Algebraic or combinatorial constructions of LDPC codes.
JonLark Kim*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(100394699)

9:30 a.m.
On the Automorphism Group of a [72, 36, 16] SelfDual Code.
Vassil Y Yorgov*, Fayetteville State University
(100394971)

10:00 a.m.
Seventy years later, "they" are eventually discovered.
Cunsheng Ding*, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(100394290)

10:30 a.m.
ErrorCorrection for Arbitrary TwoDimensional Errors.
Tuvi Etzion*, Computer Science Department, Technion
(100305214)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, I

8:15 a.m.
On the dual representation of a representation of GL(n,F).
Alexandru Tupan*, Michigan State University
(1003111222)

8:30 a.m.
On approximation of real numbers by algebraic numbers of bounded degree.
Kiryl I Tsishchanka*, Knox College
(1003111270)

8:45 a.m.
On the Analogue of the Modular Group in Characteristic $p$.
Sasa Radomirovic*, Rutgers University
(1003111290)

9:00 a.m.
On consecutive integers with equal sums of distinct prime divisors.
Douglas E Iannucci*, University of the Virgin Islands
Alexia S Mintos, University of the Virgin Islands
(100311130)

9:15 a.m.
Finiteness theorems for positive definite regular and almost regular hermitian forms.
Anna Rokicki*, Wesleyan University
(1003111307)

9:30 a.m.
Extending the LucasLehmer test to a general class of number.
John H. Jaroma*, Austin College
(100311137)

9:45 a.m.
On Computing Satake $p$parameters for Siegel Modular Forms.
Nathan C Ryan*, Dartmouth College
(1003111462)

10:00 a.m.
A Trace Formula For Finite Upper Half Planes.
Anthony M Shaheen*, University of California, San Diego
(100311149)

10:15 a.m.
Applications of Fibonacci Numbers and Other Recurrence Relations.
Joseph E Purdom*, Shippensburg University
(1003111521)

10:30 a.m.
Theorems and Counterexamples Concerning the Zeta Function of a Finite Graph.
Debra Czarneski*, Louisiana State University
(1003111556)

10:45 a.m.
Variations on a Theme of Stark.
Stefan Erickson*, University of California, San Diego
(100311197)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Radon Transform and Inverse Problems, I
Organizers:
Adel Faridani, Oregon State University
Gestur Olafsson, Louisiana State University
Todd Quinto, Tufts University todd.quinto@tufts.edu

8:30 a.m.
Multiscale wavelet transforms, ridgelet transforms, and Radon transforms on the space of matrices.
Gestur Olafsson, Louisiana State University
Elena Ournycheva*, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Boris Rubin, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(1003421037)

9:00 a.m.
Microlocal analysis of the Doppler transform on $\mathbb{R}^3$.
Karthik Ramaseshan*, University of Rochester, Rochester NY
(1003441079)

9:30 a.m.
Support Theorems for Radon Transforms on Affine Grassmannians.
Fulton B Gonzalez*, Tufts University
(100344808)

10:00 a.m.
Radon Inversion on Complex Spaces.
Eric L Grinberg*, University of New Hampshire
(1003441632)

10:30 a.m.
Ranges of tomographic transforms.
David Finch*, Oregon State University
(1003441027)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Committee on Graduate Students Special Presentation
Training T. A.s in departments and at section meetings.
Organizers:
Louise A. Raphael, Howard University
Presenters:
Diane L. Herrmann, University of Chicago
Maria S. Terrell, Cornell University
Thomas W. Rishel, Cornell University

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part A
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part A
Visual linear algebra.
Organizers:
Eugene A. Herman, Grinnell College
Michael D. Pepe, Seattle Central Community College
Eric P. Schulz, Walla Walla Community College

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part A
Developing your department's assessment plan.
Organizers:
William A. Marion, Valparaiso University
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Doctoral programs in mathematics education: Their nature and how to find them.
Organizers:
Robert E. Reys, University of Missouri

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Special Presentation
A problembased core program.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U.S. Military Academy
Presenters:
Gary W. Krahn, U.S. Military Academy
Alex J. Heidenberg, U.S. Military Academy
Michael E. Moody, Olin University

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Perelman's work on Ricci flow.
Bruce A. Kleiner*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(10035318)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Processing images with nonlinear PDEs.
Andrea L. Bertozzi*, University of California Los Angeles
(10033517)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 12:15 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 12:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Math on the Web, I

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
How polynomials vanish: Singularities, integrals, and ideals, Part I: How many times does a polynomial vanish at a point?
Robert K. Lazarsfeld*, University of Michigan
(10031405)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
What are padic numbers and what are they for?
Fernando Q. Gouv\^ea*, Colby College
(1003A012)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara
Bonnie Saunders, University of Illinois at Chicago

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Tropical Geometry, I
Organizers:
Michael Develin, University of California Berkeley develin@math.berkeley.edu
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California Berkeley bernd@math.berkeley.edu

2:15 p.m.
Introduction to Tropical Mathematics.
Mike Develin*, American Institute of Mathematics
(100305263)

2:45 p.m.
Perturbation of matrix eigenvalues and minplus algebra.
Marianne Akian, INRIA, Rocquencourt, France
Ravindra Bapat, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi
Stephane Gaubert*, INRIA, Rocquencourt, France
(1003151312)

3:15 p.m.
Break

4:15 p.m.
On the strong regularity of matrices in maxalgebra.
Peter Butkovic*, University of Birmingham (England)
(100315735)

4:45 p.m.
Tropical Compactrifications.
Jenia Tevelev*, University of Texas at Austin
(1003141553)

5:15 p.m.
Computing Groebner Fans.
Komei Fukuda, ETH, Zurich
Anders Jensen, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Rekha Thomas*, University of Washington
(1003131285)

5:45 p.m.
Computing tropical varieties.
Anders Nedergaard Jensen*, University of Aarhus
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California
Rekha R. Thomas, University of Washington
(1003521428)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales; Integer Sequences and Rational Maps, II
Organizers:
Martin J. Bohner, University of MissouriRolla
Marc A. Chamberland, Grinnell College chamberl@math.grinnell.edu
Billur Kaymakcalan, George Southern University
Allan C. Peterson, University of NebraskaLincoln apeterso@math.unl.edu
Diana M. Thomas, Montclair State University thomasdia@mail.montclair.edu

2:15 p.m.
Countable Unions of Subvarieties of Varieties defined over ${\overline{\mathbb{Q}}}$.
Oscar G Villareal*, University of California Berkeley
(1003111665)

2:45 p.m.
Asymptotics for some discrete Schrodinger equations.
Saber N. Elaydi*, Trinity University
Andreas Ruffing, Tecnical University of Munich
(100339613)

3:15 p.m.
Nonlocal Boundary Value Problems for Second Order Dynamic Equations.
Johnny Henderson*, Baylor University
(100334172)

3:45 p.m.
Floquet Theory II.
Jeffrey J. DaCunha*, United States Military Academy
John M. Davis, Baylor University
(1003341068)

4:15 p.m.
Comparison Theorems of HilleWintner Type for Dynamic Equations on Time Scales.
Lynn H Erbe*, University of Nebraska
Allan C Peterson, University of Nebraska
(1003391026)

4:45 p.m.
First and second order dynamic equations with impulse.
Ferhan Atici*, Western Kentucky University
Daniel C. Biles, Western Kentucky University
(1003341180)

5:15 p.m.
Oscillation results for second order dynamic equations.
Elvan AkinBohner*, University of MissouriRolla
(1003391489)

5:45 p.m.
Exponential Stability of Dynamic Equations on Time Scales.
Allan C Peterson, University of NebraskaLincoln
Youssef Naim Raffoul*, University of Dayton
(100334193)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Mathematical Image Processing, II
Organizers:
Jianhong Shen, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis jhshen@math.umn.edu
Tony F. Chan, University of California Los Angeles

2:15 p.m.
YAWTSI: Yet Another Way To Smooth Images (and keep edges).
Bradley J. Lucier*, Purdue University
Antonin Chambolle, CEREMADE, Universit\'e de ParisDauphine
(1003651182)

2:45 p.m.
Multiscale methods in imaging science.
Xiaoming Huo*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1003681671)

3:15 p.m.
Threshold Dynamics for the Piecewise Constant MumfordShah Functional.
Selim Esedoglu*, University of California Los Angeles
Richard Tsai, University of Texas at Austin
(1003491341)

3:45 p.m.
Finding nonrigid Correspondences between Implicit curves.
Sheshadri R Thiruvenkadam*, University of Florida
David Groisser, University of Florida
Yunmei Chen, University of Florida
(1003351440)

4:15 p.m.
Analysis of the recovery of edges in images and signals by minimizing nonconvex regularized leastsquares.
Mila Nikolova*, CMLA (CNRSENS de Cachan)
(1003491015)

4:45 p.m.
Interpolation with back projection algorithm for UWB SAR imaging with noise.
Guoping Zhang, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
Fengshan Liu*, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
Yi Ling, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
Xiquan Shi, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
(100365485)

5:15 p.m.
Continuous and Semicontinuous Analogues of Iterative Methods of Cimmino and Kaczmarz with Applications to Moment Discretization of Inverse Problems.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Central Florida
(1003651625)

5:45 p.m.
Iterative methods for Tikhonov regularization.
Daniela Calvetti, Case Western Reserve University
Bryan Lewis, Rocketcalc
Lothar Reichel*, Kent State University
Fiorella Sgallari, University of Bologna
(1003651655)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Theoretical and Computational Aspects of Inverse Problems, II
Organizers:
Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington gunther@math.washington.edu
David L. Colton, University of Delaware colton@math.udel.edu

2:15 p.m.
Iterative solution of inverse boundary value problems using probing functions.
Rainer Kress, Universit\"at G\"ottingen, Germany
William Rundell*, Texas A&M University
(1003351022)

2:45 p.m.
The Hard Pulse Approximation and the Inverse Scattering Transform.
Charles L Epstein*, U. of PA
Jeremy F Magland, LSNI/ Hospital of U. of PA
(1003651046)

3:15 p.m.
Inverse scattering for vowel articulation with frequencydomain data.
Tuncay Aktosun*, Mississippi State University
(100334372)

3:45 p.m.
Targeted grid appoximations for geophysical inversion.
Vladimir Druskin, SchlumbergerDoll Research
Shari Moskow*, University of Florida
(1003651181)

4:15 p.m.
On the stability of the BorgLevinson problem.
Rudi Weikard*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Marco Marletta, Cardiff University
(100334752)

4:45 p.m.
Impedance Imaging of Multiple Linear Cracks.
Kurt M. Bryan*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Janine Haugh, University of New Hampshire
Rachel Krieger, University of Michigan, Flint
David McCune, Baylor University
Nic Trainor, Rutgers University
(100335243)

5:15 p.m.
Complex zeros of real ergodic eigenfunctions.
Steve Zelditch*, Johns Hopkins University
(1003351109)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Riemannian Geometry, II
Organizers:
Igor Belegradek, Georgia Institute of Technology ib@math.gatech.edu
Mohammad Ghomi, Georgia Institute of Technology and Pennsylvania State University

2:15 p.m.
Symmetric CMC Surfaces in the Threesphere.
John McCuan*, Atlanta, GA
Ryan Hynd, University of California, Berkeley
Sungho Park, Seoul National University
(1003531472)

3:15 p.m.
The stability of compact Ricci flat manifolds.
Xianzhe Dai, UC Santa Barbara
Xiaodong Wang, Michigan State University
Guofang Wei*, UC Santa Barbara
(100353947)

4:15 p.m.
Constructing diffeomorphisms to negatively curved spaces.
Chris Connell*, Indiana University
(1003531484)

5:15 p.m.
Bifurcation Phenomena for the Volumeconstrained Plateau Problem.
Henry C. Wente*, University of Toledo
(1003581527)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Organizers:
Srikanth B. Iyengar, University of Nebraska, Lincoln siyengar@math.unl.edu
Sean M. SatherWagstaff, University of Nebraska, Lincoln swagstaff@math.unl.edu
Anurag K. Singh, Georgia Institute of Technology singh@math.gatech.edu
Carolyn A. Yackel, Mercer University yackel_ca@mercer.edu

2:15 p.m.
Intersection Multiplicity in terms of Extmodules.
Izuru Mori*, SUNY College at Brockport
(100313508)

2:45 p.m.
Intersection Multiplicity on Smooth Varieties.
Sankar P. Dutta*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(100313596)

3:15 p.m.
Failure of a length condition for nonegativity of intersection multiplicity and characterizations for modules with finite projective dimension over complete intersections.
Jinjia Li*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(100313822)

3:45 p.m.
The Frobenius map in mixed characteristic.
Kazuma Shimomoto*, University of Utah
(1003131035)

4:15 p.m.
Integrally closed almost complete intersection ideals.
Catalin Ciuperca*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(1003131081)

4:45 p.m.
Solid and big CohenMacaulay algebras in positive characteristic.
Geoffrey D Dietz*, University of Michigan
(1003131178)

5:15 p.m.
HilbertKunz functions of normal local rings.
Moira A. McDermott*, Gustavus Adolphus College
Craig Huneke, University of Kansas
Paul Monsky, Brandeis University
(100313729)

5:45 p.m.
A tight closure analogue of analytic spread and a "special" tight closure Brian\c{c}onSkoda theorem.
Neil M Epstein*, University of Kansas
(1003131564)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Representations of Lie Algebras, I
Organizers:
Brian D. Boe, University of Georgia brian@alpha.math.uga.edu
Ben L. Cox, College of Charleston coxbl@cofc.edu
Vyacheslav M. Futorny, Universidade de Sao Paulo
William A. Graham, University of Georgia wag@alpha.math.uga.edu
Duncan J. Melville, St. Lawrence University dmelville@stlawu.edu
Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia nakano@math.uga.edu

2:15 p.m.
Representations of 1/3 and 2/3 of a Quantum Group.
Georgia Benkart*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(100381817)

2:45 p.m.
Invariant Differential Operators for Quantum Symmetric Spaces.
Gail Letzter*, Virginia Tech
(100317523)

3:15 p.m.
Perfect Crystal for $U_q(D_4^{(3)})$.
Kailash C. Misra*, North Carolina State University
(1003171131)

3:45 p.m.
Raising and Lowering Maps and Modules for the Quantum Affine Algebra $U_q(\widehat{sl}_2)$.
Darren R. Neubauer*, University of WisconsinMadison
(100316208)

4:15 p.m.
Loop Algebra Construction of GradedSimple Algebras.
Bruce N Allison*, University of Alberta
(1003171355)

4:45 p.m.
Iterated Loop Algebras.
B. Allison, U. of Alberta
S. Berman*, U. of Saskatchewan
A. Pianzola, U. of Alberta
(100317566)

5:15 p.m.
Automorphisms and twisted loop algebras of simple Lie superalgerbas.
Dimitar Grantcharov*, San Jose State University
Arturo Pianzola, University of Alberta
(1003171288)

5:45 p.m.
Twisted forms of Toroidal Lie algebras.
Arturo Pianzola*, University of Alberta
(100317880)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Design Theory and Graph Theory, II
Organizers:
Mike Daven, Mount Saint Mary College daven@msmc.edu
Atif A. Abueida, University of Dayton atif.abueida@notes.udayton.edu

2:15 p.m.
Some Graph, Digraph, and Mixed Graph Results Concerning Decompositions, Packings, and Coverings.
Robert B. Gardner*, East Tennessee State University
Benedict B. Bobga, East Tennessee State University
Gary D. Coker, Francis Marion University
Chau Nguyen, East Tennessee State University
(100305120)

2:45 p.m.
The nonorientable genus of joins of complete graphs with large edgeless graphs.
Mark Ellingham*, Vanderbilt University
Chris Stephens, Middle Tennessee State University
(100305521)

3:15 p.m.
Extending Hall's marriage Theorem to list coloring graphs.
Mathew M. Cropper*, Eastern Kentucky University
(100305128)

3:45 p.m.
Forbidden Subgraphs that Imply $2$Factors.
J. R. Faudree, University of Alasaka at Fairbanks
R. J. Faudree*, University of Memphis
Z. Ryj\'a\v{c}ek, University of West Bohemia
(100305654)

4:15 p.m.
Excessive factorizations of class 2 cubic graphs.
W. D. Wallis*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(100305535)

4:45 p.m.
Perfect dexagon triple systems.
Curt Lindner*, Auburn University
(100305754)

5:15 p.m.
Resolvable 4cycle group divisible designs with two associate classes.
Chris A Rodger*, Auburn University
Elizabeth Billington, University of Queensland, Australia
(100305606)

5:45 p.m.
(r,r+1)factorizations of (d,d+1)graphs.
Anthony J.W. Hilton*, University of Reading, England
(10030542)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Radon Transform and Inverse Problems, II
Organizers:
Adel Faridani, Oregon State University
Gestur Olafsson, Louisiana State University
Todd Quinto, Tufts University todd.quinto@tufts.edu

2:15 p.m.
Electrical Impedance Tomography and Inverse Problems.
David Isaacson*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(1003781138)

2:45 p.m.
The ray transform and inverse problems for elastic media.
Lizabeth V Rachele*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(1003351636)

3:15 p.m.
Microlocal analysis of a linearized identification problem for the attenuated Radon transform.
Allan Greenleaf*, University of Rochester
Karthik Ramaseshan, University of Rochester
(1003441249)

3:45 p.m.
Inversion of the 3D exponential parallelbeam transform by reduction to a set of the 2D Radon transforms with angledependent attenuation.
Leonid A Kunyansky*, University of Arizona
(1003441302)

4:15 p.m.
Sampling issues and challenges in single and multislice helical CT.
Patrick J. La Riviere*, Department of Radiology, The University of Chicago
(1003441077)

4:45 p.m.
Sampling conditions and efficient schemes in helical tomography.
Laurent Desbat*, TIMCIMAG, UMR CNRS 5525, UJF Grenoble
(1003651512)

5:15 p.m.
Local reconstruction from averages and sampling theory.
David Walnut*, George Mason University
(1003411524)

5:45 p.m.
High resolution reconstruction from nonuniform data sets in fan beam computed tomography.
Larry A Gratton*, Berea College
(1003921611)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics and 21st Century Biology
Organizers:
Jennifer R. Slimowitz, Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications jslimowitz@nas.edu

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part A
Origami in undergraduate mathematics courses.
Organizers:
Thomas C. Hull, Merrimack College

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part A
Teaching a Galois theory for undergraduates.
Organizers:
John R. Swallow, Davidson College

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part A
Mathematical finance.
Organizers:
Walter R. Stromquist, Bryn Mawr College

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, II

2:15 p.m.
Symmetry and Specializability in the Continued Fraction Expansions of some Infinite Products.
James G Mc Laughlin*, Trinity College, Hartford, CT.
(100311256)

2:30 p.m.
Distribution of Zeros of the IharaZeta Function.
Derek B. Newland*, UCSD
(100311285)

2:45 p.m.
Two Questions Concerning 0,1Polynomials.
Michael Filaseta, University of South Carolina
Carrie E Finch*, University of South Carolina
Charles Nicol, University of South Carolina
(100311507)

3:00 p.m.
Trace Formula and Distribution of Hecke eigenvalues.
Chun Che Li*, UCLA
(10031153)

3:15 p.m.
Explicit Galois stable sets of algebraic integers in a given set of points.
Charles T. Pooh*, University of Georgia
(100311537)

3:30 p.m.
Distribution of Discriminants of Cyclic Extensions.
Behailu Mammo*, Temple University
(100311589)

3:45 p.m.
Rings of polynomials and power series in (x/k)'s.
Todorka Nedeva Nedeva*, University of Kentucky
(100311742)

4:00 p.m.
Computing the reciprocity law for CM points on Shimura curves.
John Voight*, University of California, Berkeley
Samit Dasgupta, Harvard University
(100311140)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Algebra, II

2:15 p.m.
Apolar invariants.
Joseph P Brennan*, North Dakota State University
(1003131360)

2:30 p.m.
Serre's $\mathrm{R}_k$ for Affine Semigroup Rings.
Marie A Vitulli*, University of Oregon
(100313571)

2:45 p.m.
A KrullSchmidt theorem for wide subcategories of modules.
Sunil Kumar Chebolu*, University of Washington
(1003131337)

3:00 p.m.
Chow Groups of ZeroCycles Relative to Hyperplane Arrangements.
KarlDieter Crisman*, Columbia College, Loyola University Chicago, Roosevelt University
(1003141308)

3:15 p.m.
Gale Duality and Specializations of the $A$ Discriminant.
Raymond Curran*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(1003141465)

3:30 p.m.
The cotangent space at a monomial ideal of the Hilbert scheme of points of an affine space.
Mark E. Huibregtse*, Skidmore College
(100314273)

3:45 p.m.
Numerical criteria for very ampleness of vector bundles over rational ruled surfaces.
Gian Mario Besana*, CTI  DePaul University
Alberto Alzati, Universita degli Studi di Milano
(100314515)

4:00 p.m.
Explicit Determination of the Picard Group of Moduli Spaces of SemiStable GBundles on Curves.
Arzu Boysal*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Shrawan Kumar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(100314414)

4:15 p.m.
Finite representations of a quiver arising from string theory.
Xinyun Zhu*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1003141032)

4:30 p.m.
Genus 2 Curves that Admit a Degree 5 Map to an Elliptic Curve.
Tanush Tony Shaska*, University of Idaho
(100314904)

4:45 p.m.
Bands of domestic string algbebras.
Gennady Puninski*, Ohio State University at Lima
(100316674)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on History, Logic, and Algebraic Systems

2:15 p.m.
Another Approach to Kashani's Fundamental Theorem.
Mohammad K. Azarian*, University of Evansville
(100301492)

2:30 p.m.
Constructing New Simple Representable Relation Algebras with Forcing.
Jianfeng Wu*, University of South Carolina
(1003031234)

2:45 p.m.
On the Decidability of Lattices of Finite Dimensional Steinitz Exchange Systems.
Lisa R. Galminas*, Northwestern State University of Louisiana
John W. Rosenthal, Ithaca College
(1003031550)

3:00 p.m.
Hcomplex tapestries.
William H Sulis*, McMaster University
(1003081091)

3:15 p.m.
Applying BuchbergerM\"oller Algorithm in Time Series Modeling.
Aihua Li*, Montclair State University
Serpil Saydam, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(1003081334)

3:30 p.m.
Structure Theorems For Matrix Rings Over MoorePenrose Two (MP2) Rings.
Gregory Battle*, Morehouse College
(100308152)

3:45 p.m.
Some multitude group functions.
Petro Glushko*, Kiev Algebraical Society
(1003081653)

4:00 p.m.
Counting Maximal Subspaces of Zeros of a Quadratic Form Defined Over A Finite Field.
Laura Mann Schueller*, Whitman College, Walla Walla WA
(100308432)

4:15 p.m.
Another Look at McCulloch and Pitts's ``Logical Calculus''.
Ken Aizawa, Centenary College of Louisiana
Mark D. Schlatter*, Centenary College of Louisiana
(100301145)

4:30 p.m.
Break

4:45 p.m.
Qin Jiushao's Formula for the Area of a Triangle.
Zengxiang Tong*, Otterbein College
(100301996)

5:00 p.m.
The History of Sonia Kovalevsky Day and the Importance and Impact on Female Mathematicians.
Joan Elizabeth DeBello*, St. John's University
(1003011311)

5:15 p.m.
On the Historic Methods used in Approximating $\pi$.
K Prabaharan*, Southern University
(1003011652)

5:30 p.m.
Spatial Origin of Mathematical Metaphors.
C M Patton*, SRI International
(1003031658)

5:45 p.m.
Asymptotic growth of free spectra of band monoids.
Steve Seif, University of Louisville
Japheth Wood*, Chatham College
(1003081042)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Analysis, II

2:15 p.m.
A more general Lebesque theorem.
Javad Namazi*, Fairleigh Dickinson University
(100328167)

2:30 p.m.
An Extremal Problem for Convex Domains.
Roger W. Barnard, Texas Tech University
Casey R. Hume*, Texas Tech University
G. Brock Williams, Texas Tech University
(1003301682)

2:45 p.m.
Variational Techniques for Distortion Theorems in Hyperbolically Convex Domains.
Roger W Barnard, Texas Tech University
David R. Martin*, Texas Tech University
G. Brock Williams, Texas Tech University
(1003301683)

3:00 p.m.
A Note on Kim's Conjecture.
Yi Ling*, Delaware State University
Fengshan Liu, Delaware State University
(100330439)

3:15 p.m.
On a refinement of Sendov's conjecture.
Michael J. Miller*, Le Moyne College
(100330616)

3:30 p.m.
Monodromy on the Punctured Sphere.
David J Pinchbeck*, St. Joseph's College (Maine)
(100330929)

3:45 p.m.
Quantitative Tauberian theorems and an extremal problem in Fourier analysis.
Friedrich Littmann*, University of British Columbia
(1003331065)

4:00 p.m.
Hypergeometric Zeta Functions.
Hieu D Nguyen*, Rowan University
(100333516)

4:15 p.m.
A Generating function for the associated continuous qJacobi polynomial.
Tariq Qazi*, Virginia State University
(100333939)

4:30 p.m.
Continuity/Discontinuity on Dense Subsets of the Reals.
Donald P. Minassian*, Butler University
(100326181)

4:45 p.m.
Products of concave functions.
Robert Kantrowitz*, Hamilton College
Michael M. Neumann, Mississippi State University
(100326309)

5:00 p.m.
Blending Functions.
David J Anderson*, TekStar International Corp.
(100326361)

5:15 p.m.
A comparison of the interpolating theorems of Newton and Lagrange.
Nasser Dastrange*, Buena Vista University
(100326634)

5:30 p.m.
The LeastSquares Property of the Lanczos' Generalized Derivative.
Paul Fishback*, Grand Valley State University
Nathanial Burch, Grand Valley State University
(100326756)

5:45 p.m.
Subordinate solutions of a differential equation.
Stacey A Muir*, University of Scranton
(1003301202)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on My Favorite Demo: Innovative Strategies for Mathematics Instructors, II
Organizers:
David R. Hill, Temple University
Lila F. Roberts, Georgia College and State University hill@math.temple.edu

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathlets for Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Organizers:
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu
Thomas E. Leathrum, Jacksonville State University
Joe Yanik, Emporia State Univeristy

2:15 p.m.
A Java Applet and Tutorial for the Jacobi, GaussSeidel and SOR Methods.
David M Strong*, Pepperdine University
(1003F1850)

2:30 p.m.
Tool building: Webbased linear algebra modules.
David E Meel*, Bowling Green State University
(1003F1917)

2:45 p.m.
Java Applets in Teaching Vector Calculus.
Diem M. Nguyen*, Bowling Green State University
(1003F1871)

3:00 p.m.
Rising to the occasion of modeling card shuffling.
Timothy P. Chartier*, Davidson College
Reuben K. Fries, University of Washington
(1003F1206)

3:15 p.m.
Online Interactive Worksheets in Statistics and Calculus.
Jeff R Knisley*, East Tennessee State University
(1003F1965)

3:30 p.m.
The Synergy of Mathlets and Computer Algebra.
Robert J Decker*, University of Hartford
(1003F1885)

3:45 p.m.
Webmathematica in the Calculus Classroom.
Charles E Oelsner*, Manlius Pebble Hill School
(1003F1325)

4:00 p.m.
A Mathematical Java Toolkit Gallery.
Michael E. Mays*, West Virginia University
(1003F1859)

4:15 p.m.
Enabling applets usage in calculus for cautious teachers.
Mike May*, Saint Louis University
(1003F1436)

4:30 p.m.
Making Mathematics Dance on the Web.
Kunio Mitsuma*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
(1003F1266)

4:45 p.m.
The Balance.
Herendira GarciaTello*, Instituto Latinoamericano de la Comunicación Educativa
Maria TriguerosGaisman, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
(1003F1868)

5:00 p.m.
A Geometric Proof of the Means Inequality.
Dennis M. Kern*, Texas A&M UniversityTexarkana
(1003F1875)

5:15 p.m.
Mathlet for Graphing Moebius Transformations in Complex Analysis.
Michael Dorff*, Brigham Young University
Adam Rich, Brigham Young University
Jared Whitehead, Brigham Young University
(1003F1993)

5:30 p.m.
Easy Applets using Geometer's Sketchpad.
Theodore S. Erickson*, Wheeling Jesuit University
(1003F1874)

5:45 p.m.
Visualizing Concepts in Group and Ring Theory.
Steven Schlicker*, Grand Valley State University
(1003F1862)

6:00 p.m.
The PascGalois Project.
Don Spickler*, Salisbury University
(1003F1394)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Drawing on Our Students' Thinking to Improve the Mathematical Education of Teachers, I
Organizers:
Dale R. Oliver, Humboldt State University dale.oliver@humboldt.edu
Mary Kay Abbey, Montgomery College

2:15 p.m.
Evaluating Problem Solving Skills and Processes in Pre Service Teachers In Order to Inform Classroom Teaching.
Joyce Faye Fischer*, Texas State University
(1003G1447)

2:30 p.m.
Geometry for Future Teachers.
L. Christine Kinsey, Canisius College
Teresa E. Moore*, Ithaca College
(1003G1489)

2:45 p.m.
Assessing Secondary Preservice Students' Understanding of Time vs. Distance Functions.
Jane C. Ries*, University of Texas at Austin
(1003G1509)

3:00 p.m.
Multiple Solutions/Multiple Problems.
Michael J. Gilbert*, Eastern Washington University
(1003G1434)

3:15 p.m.
An Experimental Class for Prospective Mathematics Educators.
Daniel Chazan, University of Maryland
Sarah Sword*, University of Maryland
(1003G1410)

3:30 p.m.
Break.

3:45 p.m.
Creating and "Proving" Alternate Definitions.
Rapti M. de Silva*, California State University, Chico
(1003G1392)

4:00 p.m.
Reasoning, Visualization and Investigations in Intuitive Geometry for Prospective Elementary School Teachers.
Barbara J Pence*, San Jose State University
(1003G1231)

4:15 p.m.
Moving Theory into Practice: Using Research in Mathematics Education to Teach Mathematics Courses for Prospective Teachers.
Jean M McGivneyBurelle*, Millersville University
(1003G11206)

4:30 p.m.
Effects of a Computational Skills Workshop on Preservice Elementary Teachers.
ChengYao Lin*, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Jerry P. Becker, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
(1003G1532)

4:45 p.m.
Adjusting Course Content and Methodology for Preservice Elementary Teachers.
Christine R Leverenz*, Georgetown College
(1003G1986)

5:00 p.m.
Using LearnStar to Gain Insight into the Thinking of PreService Teachers and our Curriculum.
G Brock Williams*, Texas Tech University
(1003G1353)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, I
Organizers:
Daniel E. Otero, Xavier University otero@xavier.xu.edu
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University
Thomas A. Hern, Bowling Green State University
Janice B. Walker, Xavier University

2:30 p.m.
The Slope Mean and Its Invariance Properties.
Charles J Kicey*, Valdosta State University
Jun Ji, Kennesaw State University
(1003X1223)

2:45 p.m.
Theoretical Error Bounds for Numerical Integration.
Eric C Nummela*, Richmond, the American International University in London
(1003X1248)

3:00 p.m.
Binary Images in Discrete Mathematics.
Mohamed Allali*, Chapman University
(1003X1341)

3:15 p.m.
Ternary Strings with No Consecutive 1's.
Ralph P. Grimaldi*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1003X1860)

3:30 p.m.
On an Extension of Fibonacci like Sequences and Some of Their Properties.
Prashant S. Sansgiry*, Coastal Carolina University
(1003X1702)

3:45 p.m.
LiveMath modules for Calculus II and III.
Robert D Poodiack*, Norwich University
(1003X11679)

4:00 p.m.
Solving word problems with Microsoft Excel.
Azar Khosravani*, Columbia College Chicago
(1003X1977)

4:15 p.m.
An unbeatable deal in card tricks.
Colm Mulcahy*, Spelman College
(1003X11025)

4:30 p.m.
Coincidences  A motivating Theme for an Introductory Probablity Course.
Behzad D Noubary, Bloomsburg University
Reza D Noubary*, Bloomsburg University
(1003X1691)

4:45 p.m.
An Example of Applied Calculus in Behavioral Psychology.
Rachel Belinsky*, Georgia State University
(1003X1147)

5:00 p.m.
Error Bounds for Elementary Quadrature Formulae.
Peter R. Mercer*, SUNY College at Buffalo
(1003X11245)

5:15 p.m.
Easy Curvefitting Investigations in Precalculus Using Finite Differences and Technology.
Ward E. Canfield*, NationalLouis University
(1003X11194)

5:30 p.m.
Inductive Reasoning Activities With PascGalois.
Kurt E Ludwick*, Salisbury University
(1003X1476)

5:45 p.m.
Math Majors in Jeapordy!
Kenneth L. Price*, UW Oshkosh
Steve Szydlik, UW Oshkosh
(1003X1980)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Undergraduate Linear Algebra and Differential Equations: Projects, Problems, and Issues
Organizers:
William L. Briggs, University of Colorado at Denver wbriggs@math.cudenver.edu

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Discontinuous Galerkin Methods: Theory and Applications
Organizers:
Paul Castillo, University of Puerto Rico castillo@math.uprm.edu
ChiWang Shu, Brown University shu@dam.brown.edu

2:15 p.m.
A mixed local discontinuous finite element method for a class of quasiNewtonian Stokes flows.
Rommel Bustinza*, Universidad de Concepcion
Gabriel N. Gatica, Universidad de Concepcion
(100365345)

2:35 p.m.
An {\em a posteriori} error estimate for the LocalDiscontinuous Galerkin method.
Paul E Castillo*, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
(1003651084)

2:55 p.m.
LockingFree Optimal $hp$Discontinuous Galerkin Methods For Timoshenko Beams.
Fatih Celiker*, University of Minnesota and Army High Performance Computing and Research Center
Bernardo Cockburn, University of Minnesota
(100365995)

3:15 p.m.
Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Singularly Perturbed Problems.
Johnny Guzman*, Cornell University
(100365336)

3:35 p.m.
Aposteriori error estimates and adaptive methods for a discontinuous Galerkin method for a second order elliptic problem.
Ohannes Karakashian*, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1003651210)

3:55 p.m.
Break.

4:00 p.m.
The locally divergencefree discontinuous Galerkin methods.
Fengyan Li*, University of South Carolina
ChiWang Shu, Brown University
(100365736)

4:20 p.m.
Central Schemes and Central Discontinuous Galerkin Methods on Overlapping Cells.
Yingjie Liu*, Georgia Inst of Tech
(1003651557)

4:40 p.m.
On the penalty parameter of the interior penalty method.
Khosro K. S. Shahbazi*, University of Toronto, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
(1003651580)

5:00 p.m.
An Implicit Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Element Method for NonLinear Water Waves.
Jacobus J. van der Vegt*, University of Twente
Satyendra K. Tomar, University of Twente
(1003651038)

5:20 p.m.
TwoLevel Additive Schwarz Preconditioners for $C^0$ Interior Penalty Methods.
Susanne C. Brenner, University of South Carolina
Kening Wang*, University of South Carolina
(100365870)

5:40 p.m.
Highorder 3D turbulent flow computations using a discontinuous Galerkin parallel code.
F. Bassi*, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale, Universit\`a di Bergamo
A. Crivellini, Dipartimento di Energetica, Universit\`a di Ancona
S. Rebay, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica, Universit\`a di Brescia

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
Developing undergraduate research projects that are not in discrete mathematics.
Organizers:
Edwin P. Herman, University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point
Panelists:
Carl C. Cowen, Indiana UniversityPurdue University at Indianapolis
David W. Farmer, American Institute of Mathematics
Mario U. Martelli, Claremont McKenna College
Bruce Reznick, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Patrick J. Van Fleet, University of St. Thomas

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
SIGMAA on RUME Guidelines Committee Panel Discussion
Ph.D. programs in research in undergraduate mathematics.
Organizers:
John Selden, New Mexico State University
Panelists:
Shandy Hauk, University of Northern Colorado
Michael Oehrtman, Arizona State University
Karen J. Graham, University of New Hampshire
Teri Jo Murphy, University of Oklahoma
John Selden,

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAAYoung Mathematicians' Network Panel Discussion
Career paths for undergraduates in mathematics.
Organizers:
James E. Hamblin, Shippensburg University
John A. Vano, University of Wisconsin at Madison
John A. Kuchenbrod, The MITRE Corporation
Panelists:
Linda C. Thiel, SIAM
James W. Daniel, University of Texas at Austin
Paul D. Humke, St. Olaf College
Emil J. Volcheck, National Security Agency
Michael G. Monticino, University of North Texas

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Section Officers

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 2:40 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics in the Islamic World
Organizers:
Glen R. Van Brummelen, Bennington College gvanbrum@bennington.edu
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia

2:40 p.m.
The meanings of aljabr and almuq\=abala in Arabic algebra.
Jeffrey A Oaks*, University of Indianapolis
(1003E1262)

3:05 p.m.
Ibn AlHaytham on geometrical analysis and synthesis.
Kenneth Manders*, Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh
(1003E1482)

3:30 p.m.
AlSamaw'al's Curious Approach to Trigonometry.
Glen R. Van Brummelen*, Bennington College
(1003E1218)

3:55 p.m.
A computerprogrammed version of a medieval Islamic instrument for the determination of the direction and distance to Mecca.
Eelco A Nederkoorn*, University of Utrecht
Jan P Hogendijk, University of Utrecht
(1003E1433)

4:20 p.m.
How Does the Islamic Calendar Really Work in Different Parts of the World?
Helmer Aslaksen*, National Univ. of Singapore
(1003E1446)

4:45 p.m.
Islamic Hegemony and its Influence on the Mathematical Sciences in PreColonial West Africa.
Danté A. Tawfeeq*, Florida A&M University
(1003E1527)

5:10 p.m.
An Islamic Renaissance: Mathematics in Safavid Persia.
Lawrence D'Antonio*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(1003E1294)

5:35 p.m.
The Islamic Revival of Latin Mathematics.
Leigh Atkinson*, University of North Carolina at Asheville
(1003E1484)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 3:20 p.m.4:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Given four lines in space, how many other lines meet all four?: The geometry, topology, and combinatorics behind linear algebra.
Ravi D. Vakil*, Stanford University
(1003A014)

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 3:20 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AWMNAM Panel Discussion
Achieving diversity in graduate programs, Part I: The challenge to retain women.
Organizers:
Suzanne M. Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Sylvia T. Bozeman, Spelman College
Panelists:
Rachel DeCoste, U. S. Military Academy
Sylvia M. Wiegand, University of Nebraska
Ulrica Y. Wilson, Claremont McKenna College

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 3:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
MAA Committee on Graduate Students Special Presentation
How to interview for your first job.
Organizers:
Louise A. Raphael, Howard University
Presenters:
David Manderschied, University of Iowa
Thomas W. Rischel, Cornell University

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 3:50 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Project NExTYoung Mathematicians' Network Panel Discussion
Dealing with the twobody problem.
Organizers:
Kimberly A. Roth, Wheeling Jesuit University
Karrolyne Fogel, California Lutheran University

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 3:50 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years (CRAFTY) Panel Discussion
Refocused college algebra: A basis for QL programs.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U.S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Norma M. Agras, MiamiDade College
Dora C. Ahmadi, Morehead State University
Laurette B. Foster, Prairie View A\&M University
Bernard L. Madison, University of Arkansas
Moderators:
Harriet S. Pollatsek, Mount Holyoke College

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Panel Discussion
Is it a proof yet?
Moderators:
Keith M. Devlin, Stanford University
Organizers:
Allyn Jackson, AMS
Panelists:
Richard DeMillo, Georgia Institute of Technology
Robin Wilson, The Open University
Avi Wigderson, Institute for Advanced Study
Bruce A. Kleiner, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Thomas C. Hales, University of Pittsburgh

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Welcoming Reception for Undergraduate Students

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 4:20 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AWM Business Meeting

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#14: Part A
Euler.
Organizers:
William W. Dunham, Muhlenberg College
Edward C. Sandifer, Western Connecticut State University

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
Creating interactive workbooks using MS Excel.
Organizers:
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
Infusing connections into core courses for future secondary teachers.
Organizers:
Steve R. Benson, Education Development Center
Al Cuoco, Education Development Center
Karen J. Graham, University of New Hampshire
Neil Portnoy, Stony Brook University

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 4:50 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AWM Focus Discussion
Focus: Future.
Moderators:
Helen Moore, American Institute of Mathematics

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Reception for FirstTime Participants

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Reception

Wednesday January 5, 2005, 8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
The interplay between analysis and algorithms.
Ingrid Daubechies*, Princeton University
(10039408)
Thursday January 6, 2005

Thursday January 6, 2005, 7:00 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Employment Center

Thursday January 6, 2005, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Thursday January 6, 2005, 7:45 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Calculus of Variations and Operator Theory, I

7:45 a.m.
On the eigenvalues which express the antieigenvalue.
Morteza Seddighin*, Indiana University East
(10034764)

8:00 a.m.
SuperErgodic Operators and Descriptive Set Theory.
Mohammed Yahdi*, Ursinus College
(100347102)

8:15 a.m.
Spectrum of a Compact Weighted Composition Operator.
Gajath K Gunatillake*, Purdue university
(1003471148)

8:30 a.m.
Weak $2$hyponormality for a weighted shift with Bergman tail.
George R. Exner*, Bucknell University
Il Bong Jung, Kyungpook National University
(1003471400)

8:45 a.m.
Vectorvalued norm estimates for operators on Hardy Spaces.
Beth Osikiewicz*, Kent State University  Tuscarawas Campus
(1003471452)

9:00 a.m.
Generalized Cesaro operators on Hardy and Bergman spaces.
Michael M. Neumann*, Mississippi State University
(100347282)

9:15 a.m.
$F(T) = F(T^n)$.
B. E. Rhoades*, Indiana University
Gwon S. Jeong, Sunchon Natonal University
(10034758)

9:30 a.m.
A CayleyHamilton Theorem for a Class of Elliptic Operators.
Alberto Mokak Teguia*, East Tennesse State University
Jeff R. Knisley, East Tennessee State University
(100347770)

9:45 a.m.
An Interesting Problem Involving Projections in Operator Algebra.
Jaedeok Kim*, Jacksonville State University
(100347797)

10:00 a.m.
Singular quadratic functionals applied to the axially symmetric pendant and sessile drops.
Ivie Stein, Jr.*, The University of Toledo
(1003491386)

10:15 a.m.
Optimal Control on Hybrid Systems Involving ODEs.
Wandi Ding*, University of TennesseeKnoxville
Suzanne Lenhart, University of TennesseeKnoxville & Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(100349546)

10:30 a.m.
Novel variational method for solving electrochemical machining as a moving boundary problem.
Sadia M. Makky*, Owens College
Saad AlMo'omen, University of Baghdad
(100349687)

10:45 a.m.
Optimal control of convective boundary condition in a thermistor problem.
Volodymyr Hrynkiv*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Vladimir Protopopescu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(100349951)

11:00 a.m.
Fractional fourier Transform of Tempered Distributions.
Bharat Namdev Bhosale*, University of Mumbai (India)
(100344957)

11:15 a.m.
Using Schwartz Functions in Multiresolution Analysis.
George K. Yang*, Tennessee State University
(1003441253)

11:30 a.m.
Adjoint For Operators in Banach Spaces.
Tepper L. Gill*, University of Minn.
Woodford W. Zachary, Howard University
(100346524)

11:45 a.m.
Infinite Toeplitz Algebras.
Efren Ruiz*, University of Oregon
(100346746)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara
Bonnie Saunders, University of Illinois at Chicago

8:00 a.m.
Developing a Capstone for Preservice Secondary Teachers: A PMET Initiative.
Cameron C. Sawyer*, Southwestern University
(100397104)

8:30 a.m.
The MidAtlantic Center for Mathematics Teaching and Learning: Resources and Colleagues Coming Together to Improve the Mathematical Education of Teachers.
Rose Mary Zbiek*, The Pennsylvania State University
(1003971052)

9:00 a.m.
Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum: What does it do and why should it interest mathematicians?
Glenda Lappan*, Michigan State University
Robert Reys, University of Missouri
(100300425)

9:30 a.m.
Faculty Resources for Improving the Mathematical Education of Teachers from the Center for Proficiency in Teaching Mathematics.
Patricia S. Wilson*, University of Georgia
Jeremy Kilpatrick, University of Georgia
(1003971532)

10:00 a.m.
Helping future elementary teachers Reconceptualize Mathematics.
Judith T. Sowder*, San Diego State University
(100397233)

10:30 a.m.
Chicago Algebra Initiative: A MultiUniversity Collaboration for Middle School Teachers.
Naomi Fisher*, University of Illinois at Chicago
David Jabon, DePaul University
Lynn Narasimhan, DePaul University
Paul Sally, University of Chicago
(100397303)

11:20 a.m.
Discussion

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Stochastic, LargeScale, and Hybrid Systems, I
Organizers:
A. S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette vatsala@louisiana.edu
G. S. Ladde, University of Texas at Arlington ladde@uta.edu

8:00 a.m.
Stability of Discontinuous Cauchy Problems in Banach Space.
Anthony N. Michel*, University of Notre Dame
Ye Sun, Credit Suisse First Boston
(100393570)

8:30 a.m.
Switched Linear Systems: Observers and Observability.
Magnus Egerstedt*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(100393578)

9:00 a.m.
On a class of abstract McKeanVlasov stochastic evolution equations under general growth conditions.
Mark A McKibben*, Goucher College
David N Keck, Ohio University
(10033457)

9:30 a.m.
Infinitedimensional variant of ChowRashevskii theorem.
Yuri S Ledyaev*, Western Michigan University
(100334935)

10:00 a.m.
On Equipartition of Energy in Linear Compartmental Dynamical Systems with Arbitrary TimeDelay.
VijaySekhar Chellaboina*, University of Tennessee
Wassim M Haddad, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jayanthy Ramakrishnan, University of MissouriColumbia
(1003931445)

10:30 a.m.
On dynamics of correlated random systems.
A. Korzeniowski*, University of Texas at Arlington
(1003601324)

11:00 a.m.
On optimal control of the dynamics of a model quantum mechanical system.
N. G. Medhin*, North Carolina State University
(1003491185)

11:30 a.m.
Estimation and Control of Largescale Stochastic Hybrid Systems.
G S Ladde*, University of Texas at Arlington
J Chandra, The George Washington
(100393962)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales; Integer Sequences and Rational Maps, III
Organizers:
Martin J. Bohner, University of MissouriRolla
Marc A. Chamberland, Grinnell College chamberl@math.grinnell.edu
Billur Kaymakcalan, George Southern University
Allan C. Peterson, University of NebraskaLincoln apeterso@math.unl.edu
Diana M. Thomas, Montclair State University thomasdia@mail.montclair.edu

8:00 a.m.
Nontrivial Solutions to a Three Point Nonlinear Boundary Value Problem on a Time Scale.
Bonita A. Lawrence*, Marshall University
(1003341509)

8:30 a.m.
An Introduction to Discrete Fractional Calculus.
Paul W Eloe*, University of Dayton
(100339994)

9:00 a.m.
A numerical study of the nonlinear optical wave collapse on time scales.
Qin Sheng*, University of Dayton
Joseph W. Haus, University of Dayton
(100365348)

9:30 a.m.
Dynamic Inclusions on Time Scales.
Christopher C Tisdell*, The University of New South Wales
(1003341089)

10:00 a.m.
Fourier Analysis on Time Scales Closed Under Dilation.
John M Davis*, Baylor University
(1003421520)

10:30 a.m.
Adjoint and SelfAdjoint Forms for HigherOrder Dynamic Equations.
Doug Anderson*, Concordia College
(100334242)

11:00 a.m.
Method of Separation of the Variables for Basic Analogs of Equations of Mathematical Physics.
Kristine Ey, Munich University of Technology
Andreas Ruffing*, Munich University of Technology
Sergei Suslov, Arizona State University
(1003391669)

11:30 a.m.
The inverse of the time scale LaPlace transform.
J Hoffacker*, Clemson University
(1003341169)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Orthogonal PolynomialsRandom MatricesIntegrable Systems: Interdisciplinary Aspects, I
Organizers:
Jinho Baik, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor baik@umich.edu
Steven B. Damelin, Georgia Southern University damelin@georgiasouthern.edu
Peter D. Miller, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor millerpd@umich.edu

8:00 a.m.
Semiclassical (zero dispersion limit) of the focusing NLS equation.
Alexander Tovbis*, University of Central Florida
(1003351514)

8:30 a.m.
Geometric aspects of isospectral flows on symmetric matrices.
Anthony M Bloch*, University of Michigan
Arieh Iserles, Cambridge University
(100334684)

9:00 a.m.
Extreme Eigenvalues of Large Dimensional Sample Covariance Matrices.
Jack W Silverstein*, North Carolina State University
(1003601028)

9:30 a.m.
A RiemannHilbert proof of a theorem on inverses of Toeplitz operators.
Percy A Deift*, Courant Institute, NYU
Jorgen Ostensson, Courant Institute, NYU
(100346787)

10:00 a.m.
Semiclassical orthogonal polynomials, matrix models and isomonodomric tau functions.
John Harnad*, Centre de recherches mathematiques, Univ. de Montréal and Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Concordia University
(1003341029)

10:30 a.m.
Orthogonal Polynomials with unbounded recurrence coefficients: Their Asymptotics and Weight functions.
Jeffrey S Geronimo*, Ga Tech
(1003431045)

11:00 a.m.
Complete Asymptotic Expansions for qPolynomials.
Mourad E. H. Ismail*, University of Central Florida
(100333757)

11:30 a.m.
Condition Numbers of Hankel Matrices Associated with Exponential Weights.
D S Lubinsky*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(100342331)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Theoretical and Computational Aspects of Inverse Problems, III
Organizers:
Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington gunther@math.washington.edu
David L. Colton, University of Delaware colton@math.udel.edu

8:00 a.m.
Boundary regularity for the Ricci equation, geometric convergence, and Gelfand's inverse boundary problem.
Michael Anderson, SUNY, Stony Brook
Atsushi Katsuda, Okayama Univ.
Yaroslav Kurylev, Loughborough Univ.
Matti Lassas, Rolf Nevanlinna Inst., Univ. of Helsinki
Michael Taylor*, UNC, Chapel Hill
(100335182)

8:30 a.m.
Nonuniqueness for singular anisotropic conductivities in the Calderon problem.
Allan Greenleaf*, Univ. of Rochester
Matti Lassas, Helsinki Univ. of Tech.
Gunther Uhlmann, Univ. of Washington
(100335872)

9:00 a.m.
Inverse Problems for Anisotropic Elastic Media.
Anna L Mazzucato, Penn State University
Lizabeth V Rachele*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(1003351631)

9:30 a.m.
Interferometric array imaging in clutter.
Chrysoula Tsogka*, University of Chicago
George Papanicolaou, Stanford University
Liliana Borcea, Rice University
(1003651714)

10:00 a.m.
Descent methods for inverse problems.
Ian Knowles*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(100335848)

10:30 a.m.
Geodesic Xray transform on manifolds with conjugate points.
Karthik Ramaseshan*, University of Rochester, Rochester NY
(1003441080)

11:00 a.m.
Image synthesis for inverse obstacle scattering using the eigenfunction expansion theorem.
D. Russell Luke*, University of Delaware
(1003451184)

11:30 a.m.
Inverse Medium Scattering for Acoustic and Electromagnetic Wave Propagation.
Gang Bao*, Michigan State University
(100335673)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Reverse Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Jeff L. Hirst, Appalachian State University jlh@cs.appstate.edu
Reed Solomon, University of Connecticut

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Riemannian Geometry, III
Organizers:
Igor Belegradek, Georgia Institute of Technology ib@math.gatech.edu
Mohammad Ghomi, Georgia Institute of Technology and Pennsylvania State University

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on DModules, II
Organizers:
Steven Sperber, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Uli Walther, Purdue University walther@math.purdue.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computing Zeta Functions of Curves over Finite Fields.
J. Denef*, KULeuven
F. Vercauteren, KULeuven
W. Castryck, KULeuven
(1003111129)

8:30 a.m.
The padic Fourier transform on the affine line and the Weil Conjectures.
Kiran S. Kedlaya*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(100311545)

9:00 a.m.
The BorelSerre Compactification for the Classifying Space of Hodge Structures.
John Scherk*, University of Toronto
(1003141111)

9:30 a.m.
The Logarithmic Comparison Theorem and Free Divisors.
Jose Maria Ucha*, Universidad de Sevilla
Francisco Jesus CastroJimenez, Universidad de Sevilla
(100314661)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Dmodules and singularities.
Nero Budur*, Johns Hopkins University
(100314561)

11:00 a.m.
Bernstein polynomials and invariants from positive characteristic.
Mircea I Mustata*, University of Michigan
Shunsuke Takagi, Kyushu University
Keiichi Watanabe, Nihon University
(100314891)

11:30 a.m.
On computing the characteristic cycles of localizations.
Josep \`Alvarez Montaner, Polytechnical University of Catalonia
Anton Leykin*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(100314795)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Topology, I
Organizers:
Stavros Garoufalidis, Georgia Institute of Technology stavros@math.gatech.edu
T. T. Q. Le, Georgia Institute of Technology letu@math.gatech.edu

8:00 a.m.
Knots with unknotting number 1 and Conway spheres.
Cameron McA. Gordon*, University of Texas at Austin
John E. Luecke, University of Texas at Austin
(1003571454)

8:35 a.m.
Computing Khovanov Rozansky Homology.
Charles Frohman*, The Univerisity of Iowa
(100357911)

9:10 a.m.
Categorification of the TemperleyLieb algebra.
Marta Asaeda, University of Iowa
Jozef Przytycki, The George Washington Univ.
Adam S Sikora*, SUNY Buffalo
(1003571659)

9:45 a.m.
Link Invariants arising from Lie superalgebras.
Nathan Geer*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1003541155)

10:20 a.m.
A TQFT for the universal quantum invariant of 3manifolds and the induced representation of the Torelli Group.
Dorin Cheptea*, SUNY Buffalo
(1003571096)

10:55 a.m.
Asymptotics of difference equations with a parameter.
Stavros Garoufalidis*, Goergia Institute of Technology
Ovidiu Costin, Rutgers University
(1003571322)

11:30 a.m.
Category of bottom tangles in handlebodies and functorial universal invariants.
Kazuo Habiro*, Reseach Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Kyoto University
(1003571379)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Organizers:
Srikanth B. Iyengar, University of Nebraska, Lincoln siyengar@math.unl.edu
Sean M. SatherWagstaff, University of Nebraska, Lincoln swagstaff@math.unl.edu
Anurag K. Singh, Georgia Institute of Technology singh@math.gatech.edu
Carolyn A. Yackel, Mercer University yackel_ca@mercer.edu

8:00 a.m.
Ideals defining Gorenstein rings are (almost) never products.
Craig Huneke*, University of Kansas
(100313558)

8:30 a.m.
Multiplicity of height three monomial Ideals.
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri
(1003131455)

9:00 a.m.
The HomAB Problem.
Kia Dalili*, NJ
(1003131332)

9:30 a.m.
Independence of the total reflexivity conditions for modules.
Liana M Sega*, Michigan State University
David Jorgensen, University of Texas at Arlington
(1003131321)

10:00 a.m.
Residual intersections in CohenMacaulay rings.
Christine K. Cumming*, Purdue University
(100313941)

10:30 a.m.
Factoring the adjoint and maximal CohenMacaulay modules over the generic determinant.
RagnarOlaf Buchweitz, University of Toronto
Graham J Leuschke*, Syracuse University
(100313744)

11:00 a.m.
Extending Coherent Sheaves from Open Subschemes.
Phillip A. Griffith*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(100313683)

11:30 a.m.
Onedimensional equicharacteristic local rings of finite CohenMacaulay type.
Nicholas R. Baeth*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(100313467)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Representations of Lie Algebras, II
Organizers:
Brian D. Boe, University of Georgia brian@alpha.math.uga.edu
Ben L. Cox, College of Charleston coxbl@cofc.edu
Vyacheslav M. Futorny, Universidade de Sao Paulo
William A. Graham, University of Georgia wag@alpha.math.uga.edu
Duncan J. Melville, St. Lawrence University dmelville@stlawu.edu
Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia nakano@math.uga.edu

8:00 a.m.
BernsteinGelfandGelfand resolutions of infinite dimensional highest weight representations.
Markus Hunziker*, Baylor University
Thomas Enright, University of California, San Diego
(1003221199)

8:30 a.m.
Bstable ideals in a Borel subalgebra.
Eric Sommers*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(1003171014)

9:00 a.m.
Prehomogeneous Spaces Associated with Nilpotent Orbits of Complex Lie Groups.
Steven Glenn Jackson, University of Massachusetts Boston
Alfred G. No\"el*, University of Massachusetts Boston
(10031634)

9:30 a.m.
Quantum Induction.
H He*, Georgia State University
(100322686)

10:00 a.m.
Borel subalgebras of $gl(\infty)$.
Ivan Dimitrov*, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
(1003171559)

10:30 a.m.
On a basis presentation of simple torsion free modules.
Daniel J. Britten*, University of Windsor
Frank Lemire, University of Windsor
Christopher M. Tavolieri, University of Windor
(1003171439)

11:00 a.m.
Decomposition of Tensor Products of Torsion Free $C_n$modules of finite degree and simple finite dimensional modules.
Frank W. Lemire*, University of Windsor
Daniel J. Britten, University of Windsor
Justin Lariviere, University of Windsor
(100317502)

11:30 a.m.
Spherical Hecke algebras over twodimensional local fields.
KyuHwan Lee*, University of Toronto
Henry H. Kim, University of Toronto
(100316473)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Sciences Contributions to the Biomedical Sciences, I
Organizers:
Peter D. March, Ohio State University march@math.ohiostate.edu
De Witt L. Sumners, Florida State University sumners@math.fsu.edu
John Whitmarsh, The National Institutes of Health whitmarj@nigms.nih.gov

8:00 a.m.
Identifying functional elements in the human genome.
Manolis Dermitzakis, Sanger Centre, UK.
Lior Pachter*, U.C. erkeley
(1003921531)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematical and experimental analysis of Xer recombination.
Mariel Vazquez*, University of California at Berkeley
Jonathan N Bath, Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford University
(100392813)

10:00 a.m.
Understanding Bistability in Complex Biochemical Reaction Networks.
Gheorghe Craciun*, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University
Martin Feinberg, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Ohio State University
(1003921471)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis Problems in Modern Physics, II
Organizers:
Steven M. Zelditch, Johns Hopkins University zelditch@math.jhu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion.

8:30 a.m.
The YangMills flow on Kaehler manifolds.
Georgios D Daskalopoulos, Brown University
Richard A Wentworth*, Johns Hopkins University
(1003581134)

9:00 a.m.
Chern Classes on CY moduli.
Zhiqin Lu*, UC Irvine
(100358299)

9:30 a.m.
GromovWitten Invariants of Toric CalabiYau Threefolds.
Jun Li, Stanford University
ChiuChu Melissa Liu*, Harvard University
Kefeng Liu, Zhejiang University \& University of California at Los Angeles
Jian Zhou, Tsinghua University
(100351327)

10:00 a.m.
The Virasoro conjecture, double Hurwitz numbers, and the topology of the moduli space of curves.
Ravi Vakil*, Stanford
Ian Goulden, University of Waterloo
David Jackson, University of Waterloo
(1003141061)

10:30 a.m.
Statistical Algebraic Geometry and Superstring Theory.
Michael R Douglas*, Rutgers University and I.H.E.S.
(1003811125)

11:20 a.m.
Counting vacua using methods of complex analysis and geometry.
Michael R Douglas, Rutgers University and I.H.E.S.
Bernard Shiffman*, Johns Hopkins University
Steve Zelditch, Johns Hopkins University
(1003321024)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
Java applets in teaching mathematics.
Organizers:
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Analysis, III

8:00 a.m.
Box Spline Tight Wavelet Frames for Edge Detections.
Kyunglim Nam*, University of Georgia
(1003421493)

8:15 a.m.
The Nyquist rate of bandpass signals.
Yan Wu*, Georgia Southern University
(100342560)

8:30 a.m.
Radix representations of $\mathbb{Z}^n$, lowpass filters, and existence of multivariable wavelets.
Eva Curry*, Dalhousie University
(1003431105)

8:45 a.m.
Products of Generalized Convolution Systems.
Adam W Parr*, University of the Virgin Islands
(1003431417)

9:00 a.m.
Encoding Algebra as Affine Geometry.
Patricia M. Garmirian*, Denison University
(1003461482)

9:15 a.m.
Discussion.

9:30 a.m.
$c_o,\ \ell^\infty,$ and complimented subspaces of $L(X,Y)$.
Manijeh Bahreini, University of North Texas
Elizabeth M Bator*, University of North Texas
(1003461577)

9:45 a.m.
Minimalvolume projections of cubes, tilings, and minimalvolume sufficient enlargements for normed linear spaces.
Mikhail I. Ostrovskii*, The Catholic University of America
(100346692)

10:00 a.m.
An Integral Equation for Feynman's Operational Calculus.
Lance W Nielsen*, Creighton University
(100346895)

10:15 a.m.
Approximations of equilibrium problems and complementarity problems.
Jinlu Li*, Shawnee State University
(10034695)

10:30 a.m.
Isometric Equivalence of some Matrix Operators.
Nadia J Gal*, University of Memphis
James Jamison, University of Memphis
(100346979)

10:45 a.m.
The Identity Maximizes the ChangMarshall Inequality over the Beurling Functions.
Valentin V. Andreev*, Lamar University
(1003301276)

11:00 a.m.
Generalized Nonautonomous Kato Classes and Nonlinear Bessel Potentials.
Rene Erlin Castillo*, Ohio University
(1003311175)

11:15 a.m.
On analitic multifunctions.
Azimbay Sadullaevich Sadullaev*, AlKhorezmiy University
(100332826)

11:30 a.m.
A formula for polynomials with symmetric matrix entries.
Cristina Balderrama, UCV.
Piotr Graczyk, Universit\'e d'Angers
Wilfredo O Urbina*, Universidad Central de Venezuela & University of Kansas
(1003431567)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Manifolds and Topology, I

8:00 a.m.
Cohomology of a subHopf algebra of the Steenrod algebra.
Hayden Harker*, University of Oregon
(1003551055)

8:15 a.m.
Rigidification of algebras over multisorted algebraic theories.
Julie Bergner*, University of Notre Dame
(1003551275)

8:30 a.m.
The configuration space and braid group of a tree.
Margaret I Doig*, University of Notre Dame
Francis X. Connolly, University of Notre Dame
(1003551287)

8:45 a.m.
A Characterization of Fixed Point Sets in a Given FiberHomotopy Class.
Christina L Soderlund*, UCLA
(1003551511)

9:00 a.m.
Filamentations for Virtual Links.
William J. Schellhorn*, Louisiana State University
(1003551548)

9:15 a.m.
On the genus of fibrations of fibre $ \prod K(\mathbb{Q}, 2k_i)$.
JeanBaptiste Gatsinzi*, University of Botswana
(100355156)

9:30 a.m.
The action of $\mathrm{Out}(P)$ on $H^*(P;\mathbb{F}_p)$.
Ryan S. Higginbottom*, University of Virginia
(1003551639)

9:45 a.m.
Homological algebra in Grothendieck categories.
James R. Gillespie*, Penn State McKeesport
(100355551)

10:00 a.m.
TwoComplexes with Aspherical Fundamental Group.
Jacqueline A Jensen*, Sam Houston State University
Jens Harlander, Western Kentucky University
(100355565)

10:15 a.m.
The 2primary $v_1$periodic homotopy groups of $SU(n)$ revisited.
Donald M Davis, Lehigh University
Katarzyna Potocka*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(100355600)

10:30 a.m.
Separation in Protopological Groups.
Julie C Jones*, Sam Houston State University
(1003221197)

10:45 a.m.
Local structure of the completion of a weakened topology on $\mathbb{Z}$.
Jon W. Short*, Sam Houston State University
(1003221327)

11:00 a.m.
$T$pure and almost pure exact sequences of LCA groups.
Peter Loth*, Sacred Heart University
(100322234)

11:15 a.m.
Quotient Semigroups of Compact Semigroups.
Shing S So*, Central Missouri State University
(100322926)

11:30 a.m.
Richardson Orbits.
Alfred G. No\"el*, The University of Massachusetts Boston
(10032231)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, I

8:00 a.m.
Domination Cover Pebbling.
Annalies Vuong*, University of California, Santa Barbara
James Gardner, East Tennessee State University
Alberto Teguia, East Tennessee State University
Nathaniel Watson, Washington University
Carl Yerger, Harvey Mudd College
(100305762)

8:15 a.m.
Generalized Sewing Constructions for Polytopes.
Matthew M Menzel*, Marietta College
Carl W Lee, University of Kentucky
(100305765)

8:30 a.m.
Structural properties of Hadamard designs.
Eric J. Merchant*, University of Oregon
(100305812)

8:45 a.m.
Constructing Extension Configurations from $v_{k}$ Configurations.
Sharon L. Sullivan*, Catawba College
(100305827)

9:00 a.m.
Stratified Domination in Graphs.
Ralucca M. Gera*, Western Michigan University
Ping Zhang, Western Michigan University
(100305866)

9:15 a.m.
Maximal Sets of Hamilton Cycles in Complete Multipartite Graphs.
Sasha L Logan*, Coastal Carolina University
Chris A Rodger, Auburn University
(100305889)

9:30 a.m.
Investigation of $(96,20,4)$ Nonabelian difference sets.
Omar A. Abu Ghneim*, Central Michigan University
(10030589)

9:45 a.m.
Spanning tree decompositions of $K_{2n}$ orthogonal to onefactorizations.
John S. Caughman, Portland State University
John W. Krussel*, Lewis and Clark College
(100305897)

10:00 a.m.
Constructing Complex Orthogonal SpaceTime Block Codes.
Sarah A. Spence*, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
(10030590)

10:15 a.m.
On the nonexistence of a $(176, 50, 14)$ difference set.
Oliver Gjoneski*, Bates College
Ken W Smith, Central Michigan University
(10030597)

10:30 a.m.
How the harmonic conjugate works in the algebraic matroids to construct algebraically nonrepresentable matroids.
Rigoberto Florez*, Binghamton University
(100305987)

10:45 a.m.
Alternative multirestricted numbers.
Ji Young Choi*, Shippensburg University of PA
(1003051001)

11:00 a.m.
Cartesian product Cores with Myceilski construction graphs.
Zhongyuan Che*, Penn State Beaver
Karen Collins, Wesleyan University
(1003051224)

11:10 a.m.
On an exhaustive search for $(2^{m}1,2^{m1}1,2^{m2}1)$ cyclic difference sets where $m=12.$.
Joshua W Baron*, University of California at Berkeley
Jeffrey L Ginn, Central MIchigan University
(100305555)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Getting Students To Discuss and To Write About Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College smabrouk@frc.mass.edu

8:00 a.m.
Do Students Value the Use of Writing as a Way to Learn Mathematics?
Martha Ellen Waggoner*, Simpson College
(1003A1896)

8:15 a.m.
The Computational Fast Track.
Benjamin M Woodruff*, Brigham Young University
Jason Grout, Brigham Young University
Casey Johnson, Brigham Young University
(1003A1640)

8:30 a.m.
Conjecturing.
Robert E. Buck*, Slippery Rock University
(1003A1831)

8:45 a.m.
Communicating Mathematics through InquiryGuided Instruction or a Modified Moore Method.
Katherine J. Mawhinney*, Appalachian State University
(1003A1940)

9:00 a.m.
The role of 15minute problems.
Curtis D. Bennett*, Loyola Marymount University
Jacqueline M. Dewar, Loyola Marymount University
(1003A1807)

9:15 a.m.
Implementing Miniature "Conferences" in the NowStandard BridgetoHigherMathematics Course.
Damon Scott*, Francis Marion University
Thomas Fitzkee, Francis Marion University
(1003A1229)

9:30 a.m.
An Exploratory Approach to Analysis.
Kirk E Weller*, University of North Texas
Joanne E Snow, Saint Mary's College
(1003A1846)

10:00 a.m.
Creating Discussions with Classroom Voting.
Kelly S. Cline*, Carroll College
(1003A11023)

10:30 a.m.
Using Writing to Promote Learning and SelfAssessment in a Mathematics Course for Prospective Elementary School Teachers.
Donna Beers*, Simmons College
(1003A1818)

10:45 a.m.
The Use of Journals in Content Courses for Future Elementary Teachers.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
(1003A1416)

11:00 a.m.
Readings in Mathematics: A projectbased mathematics course.
Dana P. Rowland*, Merrimack College
(1003A1931)

11:15 a.m.
Problem Analysis: An Assignment to Deepen Understanding of School Mathematics.
Mary L Garner*, Kennesaw State University
(1003A1291)

11:45 a.m.
About Us: From a Measurement Perspective.
Karen D Ivy*, Montclair State University
(1003A1790)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on History of Undergraduate Mathematics in America, 19002000
Organizers:
Jack Winn, SUNY Farmingdale winnja@farmingdale.edu
Walter J. Meyer, Adelphi University
Joseph Malkevitch, York College of CUNY
Amy ShellGellasch, Grafenwoehr, Germany

8:00 a.m.
The History of Undergraduate Mathematics.
Walter Meyer, Adelphi University
John Winn, Farmingdale State University
Joseph Malkevitch*, York College (CUNY)
(1003H1533)

8:20 a.m.
Calculators for a New Century.
George M. Rosenstein*, Franklin & Marshall College
(1003H126)

8:40 a.m.
Is There a Student Standard of Truth in Mathematics? : Early Twentieth Century Debate on Calculus Reform.
Lawrence D'Antonio*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(1003H1295)

9:00 a.m.
Real Women Studied Real Mathematics.
Agnes M. Kalemaris*, SUNY Farmingdale
(1003H1358)

9:20 a.m.
Tidbits from an Oral History of Mathematics at Princeton in the 1930's.
Alan C Tucker*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(1003H143)

9:40 a.m.
Evolution of the Liberal Arts Mathematics Course in the $20^{th}$ Century.
Mark Bollman*, Albion College
(1003H1264)

10:00 a.m.
The Long Term Undergraduate Mathematics Educators: What are they thinking?
John A Winn*, Farmingdale State Univ. of NY
Joe Malkevitch, York College, CUNY
Walter J Meyer, Adelphi University
(1003H1415)

10:20 a.m.
What Can We Learn From the History of Enrollments.
Walter Meyer*, Adelphi University
(1003H1486)

10:40 a.m.
Mathematics Outside In.
Alphonse Buccino*, University of Georgia Emeritus
(1003H1526)

11:00 a.m.
Funding and Undergraduate Mathematics:Stories from the Field.
Solomon Garfunkel*, COMAP
(1003H1304)

11:20 a.m.
A story of a gate. Mathematics and art at the campus of UNAM, Mexico.
Alejandro R. Garciadiego*, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
(1003H145)

11:40 a.m.
Discussion.

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Initializing and Sustaining Undergraduate Research Projects and Programs
Organizers:
Margaret M. Robinson, Mount Holyoke College robinson@mtholyoke.edu
Suzanne M. Lenhart, University of Tennessee

8:00 a.m.
Formulas by Induction for Multiple Averages of the Partial Sums of Alternating Series.
Richard N. Barshinger*, Penn StateScranton
Joseph Dinoto, Penn StateScranton
Uma Patel, Penn StateScranton
Claudia Vitelli, Penn StateScranton
(1003I1605)

8:25 a.m.
Undergraduate Research Course Sequence at Ithaca College.
David A. Brown*, Dept. of Math & CS/Ithaca College
(1003I1314)

8:50 a.m.
Research for Every Student: The Senior Study Program in Mathematics at Maryville College.
Jennifer A. Bruce*, Maryville College
(1003I1451)

9:15 a.m.
Undergraduate Research at RoseHulman.
Kurt M Bryan*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1003I1559)

9:35 a.m.
Break

9:55 a.m.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities at ULM.
Annela R Kelly*, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(1003I1751)

10:20 a.m.
Entering the Community of Scholars: Summer Research at Denison University.
Lew Ludwig*, Denison University
(1003I1362)

10:45 a.m.
Undergraduate Research at UNCAsheville.
David Peifer*, University of North Carolina at Asheville
(1003I1593)

11:10 a.m.
Western Summer Research Institute: Collaborative research efforts between faculty, undergraduates, and high school students.
Jeffrey L. Poet*, Missouri Western State College
(1003I1316)

11:35 a.m.
Linking undergraduates in math and biology with research projects at Tennessee.
Rene A. Salinas*, Appalachian State University
(1003I1693)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Projects and Demonstrations that Enhance a Differential Equations Course, I
Organizers:
Richard J. Marchand, Slippery Rock University Richard.Marchand@SRU.edu
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University San Bernardino

8:00 a.m.
Aquaculture: Does This Investment Smell Fishy? A DE Project that Offers Faculty Development.
Michael Huber*, United States Military Academy
Timothy Povich, United States Military Academy
(1003J1192)

8:15 a.m.
A Modeling Approach to a Differential Equation Course that is Tailored by Discipline.
William P Fox*, Francis Marion University
(1003J1250)

8:30 a.m.
Demonstrations and Applications of the Fourier Transform and DFT.
James Hoskin, US Military Academy
Joseph D. Myers*, US Military Academy
Bart Stewart, US Military Academy
Brian Winkel, US Military Academy
(1003J11132)

8:45 a.m.
Oscillation, comparison, and separation of zeros.
Leonard J. Lipkin*, University of North Florida
(1003J1799)

9:00 a.m.
Nonstandard Topics for Student Presentations.
Michelle LeMasurier*, Hamilton College
(1003J1933)

9:15 a.m.
Projects in population dynamics.
Lora Billings*, Montclair State University
(1003J11082)

9:30 a.m.
Modeling Differential Equations with StarLogo.
Michael E McDaniel*, Aquinas College
(1003J11174)

9:45 a.m.
Bringing Desalination into the Classroom.
Ethan Berkove*, Lafayette College
(1003J11189)

10:00 a.m.
Driving In The Desert.
Ioana Mihaila*, Cal Poly Pomona
(1003J1320)

10:15 a.m.
Foam insulation, wind resistance, and the Space Shuttle.
Mark McKinzie*, St. John Fisher College
(1003J11165)

10:30 a.m.
Surprising Properties of the Pendulum Equation using Mathlets.
Robert J Decker*, University of Hartford
(1003J1703)

11:00 a.m.
A ``Research Literature" Based Differential Equation Course.
Ronald Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(1003J1252)

11:30 a.m.
Building Differential Equations Models of HIV  Immune System Interaction.
Douglas E. Norton*, Villanova University
(1003J11238)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
MAA Session on Countering ``I Can't Do Math": Strategies for Teaching UnderPrepared, MathAnxious Students
Organizers:
Suzanne Doree, Augsburg College doree@augsburg.edu
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University
Richard J. Jardine, Keene State College

8:00 a.m.
Bioscience Initiative at the University of Kansas: Enhancements to Required Entry Level Math Courses.
Estela A. Gavosto, University of Kansas
Marian K. Hukle*, University of Kansas
(1003K11339)

8:15 a.m.
Strategies for Teaching Developmental Mathematics to UnderPrepared Students at a Historically Black University.
Danté A. Tawfeeq*, Florida A&M University
(1003K11331)

8:30 a.m.
A Freshman "Applications of Mathematics" Course.
Linh Changaris*, Austin Peay State University
David Cochener, Austin Peay State University
Shirley Hagewood, Austin Peay State University
Nell K. Rayburn, Austin Peay State University
(1003K11408)

8:45 a.m.
Preparing the Underprepared Math Students.
SuChi Wen*, Monmouth University
(1003K11555)

9:00 a.m.
Building Skills and Confidence via an Engaging Classroom Environment.
Louis M. Beaugris*, Kean University
(1003K11309)

9:15 a.m.
Worksheets and Lots of Jokes.
Kelly S. Cline*, Carroll College
(1003K11021)

9:30 a.m.
Changing 'I can't do Math' to 'Gee, I really can learn Math'.
Jean M. Horn*, Northern Virginia Community College  Woodbridge
(1003K1376)

9:45 a.m.
Thinking Mathematically (and enjoying it!).
Heather A. Lewis*, Nazareth College
(1003K1227)

10:00 a.m.
I may not be able to do math but I certainly can play.
Greisy Winicki Landman*, Cal Poly Pomona
(1003K1148)

10:15 a.m.
Making the connection, keeping the level of cognitive demand high.
Michael J. Gilbert*, Eastern Washington University
(1003K1435)

10:30 a.m.
A Look at a University Course in Overcoming Mathematics Anxiety.
Laura Schooler Adkins*, Missouri Southern State University
(1003K1519)

10:45 a.m.
Coping With Math Anxiety in College: Not For Students Only!
Fred Peskoff*, Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
(1003K1892)

11:00 a.m.
Teaching and assessing introductory mathematics with explicit student learning objectives.
Dale Winter*, University of Michigan
Matt DeLong, Taylor University
(1003K1166)

11:15 a.m.
Collaborative Effort to Address Math Anxiety.
AbdelNaser AlHasan*, Mount Mary College
Laurel End, Mount Mary College
Karen Friedlen, Mount Mary College
(1003K1681)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, II
Organizers:
Daniel E. Otero, Xavier University otero@xavier.xu.edu
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University
Thomas A. Hern, Bowling Green State University
Janice B. Walker, Xavier University

8:00 a.m.
On the Transition in Mathematics from High School to Michigan State University.
Richard O. Hill*, Michigan State University
(1003X1529)

8:15 a.m.
Advantages, Challenges, and Dividends of Online Placement.
Derek Bruff, Harvard University
Matthew Leingang*, Harvard University
(1003X11500)

8:30 a.m.
Washington's Transition Math Project: Setting the Standard for Student Success.
Michael J. Gilbert*, Eastern Washington University
(1003X11033)

8:45 a.m.
Increasing Flow in the Pipeline: Flaws in the Argument.
Abbe H. Herzig*, University at Albany, State University of New York
Suzanne K. Damarin, The Ohio State University
(1003X1910)

9:00 a.m.
An Attempt at Teaching a Form of Contemporary College Algebra.
Erick Brian Hofacker*, University of WisconsinRiver Falls
(1003X1913)

9:15 a.m.
Unifying arithmetic (algebra) and function calculations in precalculus: A tedious but worthwhile goal.
Robert Allan Peacock*, Young Harris College
(1003X11315)

9:30 a.m.
Throwing away the Calculator.
Jason E Kelly*, United States Military Academy
Derek F Burt, United States Military Academy
Edgar K Rugenstein, United States Military Academy
(1003X1441)

9:45 a.m.
Promoting and Incorporating Technology in Teaching a First Year Finite Mathematics Course.
Paul Kochanowski*, Indiana University South Bend
Morteza ShafiiMousavi, Indiana University South Bend
(1003X1211)

10:00 a.m.
Modeling, Technology, and Mathematical Understanding.
Susie M. Lanier*, Georgia Southern University
Donna B. Saye, Georgia Southern University
(1003X1950)

10:15 a.m.
A CRAFTY Approach to Mathematics for Business Management Students.
Kris H. Green*, St. John Fisher College
Allen Emerson, St. John Fisher College
(1003X1378)

10:30 a.m.
A Discrete Mathematics Course for LowerDivision Majors in Mathematics, Computer Science and Education.
Kathleen M. Shannon*, Salisbury University
Homer W. Austin, Salisbury University
(1003X1450)

10:45 a.m.
Wrong Method, Right Answer.
Anand Kumar*, Ramanujan School of Mathematics
(1003X11622)

11:00 a.m.
Teachers' mistakes as a teaching tool.
Kiryl I Tsishchanka*, Knox College
(1003X11570)

11:15 a.m.
Getting Preservice Mathematics Teachers to Learn and Use the Vocabulary of Mathematics.
Cornelius Nelan*, Quinnipiac University
(1003X11205)

11:30 a.m.
Using Problem Sets in Calculus.
Judith Harper Morrel*, Butler University
(1003X1975)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
SIGMAA Officers Meeting

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Radon Transform and Inverse Problems, III
Organizers:
Adel Faridani, Oregon State University
Gestur Olafsson, Louisiana State University
Todd Quinto, Tufts University todd.quinto@tufts.edu

8:30 a.m.
Sonar inversion strategies.
Aleksei I Beltukov*, University of the Pacific
(100344747)

9:00 a.m.
Numerical reconstructions in 3D thermoacoustic tomography.
Gaik Ambartsoumian*, Texas A&M University
Sarah Patch, GE Healthcare Technologies
(1003441281)

9:30 a.m.
Thermoacoustic Tomography  Inversion of a Spherical Radon Transform with Partial Data.
S K Patch*, GE Healthcare Technologies; Applied Science Lab
(1003441073)

10:00 a.m.
An Analysis of the Fan Beam CT Reconstruction Kernel.
Steven H Izen*, Case Western Reserve University
(100344694)

10:30 a.m.
A 2step Hilbert transform method for image reconstruction in conebeam tomography.
Frederic Noo*, Dept of Radiology, University of Utah
Jed D Pack, Dept of Radiology, University of Utah
Rolf Clackdoyle, Dept of Radiology, University of Utah
(1003451301)

11:00 a.m.
Region of Interest Reconstruction in Classical Tomography.
Rolf Clackdoyle*, University of Utah
Frederic Noo, University of Utah
(1003451306)

11:30 a.m.
3D X  Ray CT.
Alfred K Louis*, Universitaet des Saarlandes
(1003921623)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Project NExt Panel Discussion
What faculty can do to promote diversity in mathematics.
Organizers:
T. Christine Stevens, St. Louis University
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota Duluth
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Panelists:
Deanna B. Haunsperger, Carleton College
Nathaniel Dean, Texas Southern University
Robert E. Megginson, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Stephanie Fitchett, Florida Atlantic University

Thursday January 6, 2005, 8:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Emerging technologies in undergraduate mathematics.
Organizers:
Jack Picciuto, U.S. Military Academy

Thursday January 6, 2005, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
From limit cycles to strange attractors.
LaiSang Young*, Courant Institute, New York University

Thursday January 6, 2005, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part A
Bridging the gap between mathematics and the physical sciences.
Organizers:
Tevian Dray, Oregon State University

Thursday January 6, 2005, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part A
Conceptests and Peer Instruction: Active learning in the calculus classroom.
Organizers:
Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona
David O. Lomen, University of Arizona
Maria Robinson, Seattle University

Thursday January 6, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Special Presentation
National Science Foundation programs supporting learning and teaching in the mathematical sciences.
Organizers:
John R. Haddock, NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education
Elizabeth J. Teles, NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education
Lee L. Zia, NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education
John S. Bradley, NSF/Division of Elementary, Secondary and Informal Education
James H. Lightbourne, Senior Advisor for Planning, Analysis, and Policy
Lloyd E. Douglas, NSF/Division of Mathematical Sciences

Thursday January 6, 2005, 10:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Math on the Web, II

Thursday January 6, 2005, 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

Thursday January 6, 2005, 10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales

Thursday January 6, 2005, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Origami, linkages, and polyhedra: Folding with algorithms.
Erik D. Demaine*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1003A011)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 10:15 a.m.12:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
Handson discrete mathematics with technology.
Organizers:
Douglas E. Ensley, Shippensburg University
Katherine G. McGivney, Shippensburg University

Thursday January 6, 2005, 10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSASL Panel Discussion
The continuum hypothesis revisited: New perspectives.
Moderators:
Keith J. Devlin, Stanford University
Panelists:
Paul J. Cohen, Stanford University
Donald A. Martin, University of California Los Angeles
W. Hugh Woodin, Univeristy of California Berkeley

Thursday January 6, 2005, 10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
MAA Project Next Panel Discussion
Recruiting students for mathematics departments.
Organizers:
Brian Birgen, Wartburg College
Mary D. Shepherd, Northwest Missouri State University
Panelists:
Genevieve M. Knight, Coppin State University
Joel S. Foisy, State University of New YorkCollege at Potsdam
Jim Lewis, University of Nebraska
Matthew P. Richey, St. Olaf College

Thursday January 6, 2005, 10:45 a.m.12:05 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Using the CUPM Curriculum Guide 2004 to get grants to facilitate change.
Organizers:
Janet L. Andersen, Hope College
David M. Bressoud, Macalester College
Panelists:
Gregory M. Hill, University of Portland
Rebecca Hartzler, Edmonds Community College
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University
Lee L. Zia, National Science Foundation

Thursday January 6, 2005, 10:45 a.m.12:05 p.m.
MAA Committee on Articulation and Placement Panel Discussion
How changes in high school mathematics could influence collegiate mathematics.
Organizers:
Bernard L. Madison, University of Arkansas
Panelists:
Judy E. Ackerman, Montgomery College
Dan Kennedy, Baylor School
Cathy L. Seeley, University of Texas at Austin
Bernard L. Madison,

Thursday January 6, 2005, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
SIAM Invited Address
Transforming men into mice (and into chimpanzees, dogs, chickens, etc.).
Pavel Pevzner*, University of California San Diego
(10039216)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
How polynomials vanish: Singularities, integrals, and ideals, Part II: The local theory of multiplier ideals.
Robert K. Lazarsfeld*, University of Michigan
(10031406)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, IV
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara
Bonnie Saunders, University of Illinois at Chicago

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Tropical Geometry, II
Organizers:
Michael Develin, University of California Berkeley develin@math.berkeley.edu
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California Berkeley bernd@math.berkeley.edu

1:00 p.m.
Factorization of Polynomials over the Tropical Semiring.
Fred H. Roush*, Alabama State University
K. H. Kim, Alabama State University
(1003121723)

1:30 p.m.
The Positive Bergman Complex of an Oriented Matroid.
Lauren K. Williams*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Federico Ardila, Microsoft Research
Caroline Klivans, University of Chicago
(100305776)

2:00 p.m.
Geometry behind the split decomposition of finite metrics.
Hirai Hiroshi*, Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Kyoto University
(100305816)

2:30 p.m.
Tropical Linear Spaces.
David E Speyer*, University of California, Berkeley
(1003051358)

3:00 p.m.
Tropical geometry for biology.
Lior Pachter*, U.C. Berkeley
Bernd Sturmfels, U.C. Berkeley
(1003921537)

3:30 p.m.
Tropical Polytopes in General Position.
Michael Joswig*, TUBerlin
(1003521715)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Stochastic, LargeScale, and Hybrid Systems, II
Organizers:
A. S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette vatsala@louisiana.edu
G. S. Ladde, University of Texas at Arlington ladde@uta.edu

1:00 p.m.
Controllability, Observability, and Realizability of LargeScale Differential Systems.
Donald W Fausett*, Georgia Southern University
Kanuri N Murty, Vishakhapatnam, INDIA
(1003341240)

1:30 p.m.
Stability of Hybrid Systems with Partially Invisible Solutions.
S G Leela*, Emeritus, University of Geneseo, Suny
V Lakshmikantham, Florida Institute of Technology
(100334922)

2:00 p.m.
Controllability and Observability of Difference Equations.
Laurene V. Fausett*, Georgia Southern University
Kanuri N. Murty, Statesboro, GA
Gulcin Tugcu, Istanbul, Turkey
(1003931171)

2:30 p.m.
Cone Valued Lyapunov Functions and Large Scale Systems.
A S Vatsala*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
V Lakshmikantham, Florida Institute of Technology
(100334923)

3:00 p.m.
Ruin Estimates Under Interest Force:A Martingale Approach.
Kumer Pial Das*, Auburn University
(100360139)

3:30 p.m.
On approximate controllability for delayed integrodifferential control systems.
Lianwen Wang*, Central Missouri State University
(100393656)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales; Integer Sequences and Rational Maps, IV
Organizers:
Martin J. Bohner, University of MissouriRolla
Marc A. Chamberland, Grinnell College chamberl@math.grinnell.edu
Billur Kaymakcalan, George Southern University
Allan C. Peterson, University of NebraskaLincoln apeterso@math.unl.edu
Diana M. Thomas, Montclair State University thomasdia@mail.montclair.edu

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Orthogonal PolynomialsRandom MatricesIntegrable Systems: Interdisciplinary Aspects, II
Organizers:
Jinho Baik, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor baik@umich.edu
Steven B. Damelin, Georgia Southern University damelin@georgiasouthern.edu
Peter D. Miller, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor millerpd@umich.edu

1:00 p.m.
Large $N$ limit of Gaussian random matrices with external source.
Pavel M. Bleher*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis
Arno B.J. Kuijlaars, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
(100360390)

1:30 p.m.
On the double scaling limit of the partition function of the one matrix hermitian model.
Alexander R Its*, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
(100333734)

2:00 p.m.
Random Matrices, Graphical Enumeration and the Continuum Limit of Toda Lattices I.
Nicholas M. Ercolani*, University of Arizona
Kenneth T.R. McLaughlin, University of Arizona
Virgil Pierce, Brandeis University
(1003051103)

2:30 p.m.
Random Matrices, Graphical Enumeration and the Continuum Limit of Toda Lattices II.
Nicholas M. Ercolani, University of Arizona
Kenneth T.R. McLaughlin, University of Arizona
Virgil Pierce*, Brandeis University
(100305330)

3:00 p.m.
Random Matrices, Graphical Enumeration and the Continuum Limit of Toda Lattices, III.
Kenneth D. TR McLaughlin*, University of Arizona
Nicholas Ercolani, University of Arizona
Virgil Pierce, Brandeis University
(1003351375)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Theoretical and Computational Aspects of Inverse Problems, IV
Organizers:
Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington gunther@math.washington.edu
David L. Colton, University of Delaware colton@math.udel.edu

1:00 p.m.
Electrical Impedance Imaging and Inverse Problems.
David Isaacson*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(1003781137)

1:30 p.m.
Optimal parametrizations for the numerical solution of some illposed inverse problems.
Liliana Borcea*, Rice University
(100335179)

2:00 p.m.
Highorder solutions of threedimensional roughsurface scattering problems at highfrequencies.
Catalin C Turc*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Fernando Reitich, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(100365549)

2:30 p.m.
Imaging elastic anisotropy for tumor identification.
JeongRock Yoon*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Joyce McLaughlin, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Daniel Renzi, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(1003351221)

3:00 p.m.
Trace theorems for the wave equation.
Rakesh Rakesh*, University of Delaware
David Finch, Oregon State University
(100335786)

3:30 p.m.
An inverse problem in nondestructive evaluation of spotwelds.
Elisa Francini, Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo, CNR, Firenze, Italy
Thomas Hoft, University of Minnesota
Fadil Santosa*, University of Minnesota
(100335623)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Reverse Mathematics, III
Organizers:
Jeff L. Hirst, Appalachian State University jlh@cs.appstate.edu
Reed Solomon, University of Connecticut

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Topology, II
Organizers:
Stavros Garoufalidis, Georgia Institute of Technology stavros@math.gatech.edu
T. T. Q. Le, Georgia Institute of Technology letu@math.gatech.edu

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Representations of Lie Algebras, III
Organizers:
Brian D. Boe, University of Georgia brian@alpha.math.uga.edu
Ben L. Cox, College of Charleston coxbl@cofc.edu
Vyacheslav M. Futorny, Universidade de Sao Paulo
William A. Graham, University of Georgia wag@alpha.math.uga.edu
Duncan J. Melville, St. Lawrence University dmelville@stlawu.edu
Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia nakano@math.uga.edu

1:00 p.m.
On the Representation Theory of the Supergroup $GL(m$$n)$.
Jonathan R Kujawa*, University of Georgia
(100316671)

1:30 p.m.
Constructing Graded Lie Algebras.
Meighan I. Dillon*, Southern Polytechnic State University
(100317131)

2:00 p.m.
LWeight and LRoot Lattices for Classical and Quantum Affine Algebras.
Vyjayanthi Chari, University of California, Riverside
Adriano Adrega de Moura*, University of California, Riverside
(1003811075)

2:30 p.m.
Modules over Lie triple systems and Lie algebras.
Oleg Smirnov*, College of Charleston
(1003171383)

3:00 p.m.
N=1 superconformal characters and Weber's functions.
Antun Milas*, University at Albany, SUNY
(100317884)

3:30 p.m.
Lie conformal superalgebras.
Alexander Retakh*, MIT
(100381101)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis Problems in Modern Physics, III
Organizers:
Steven M. Zelditch, Johns Hopkins University zelditch@math.jhu.edu

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on In the Wake of Jacobi and Hamilton 200 Years Later, II
Organizers:
MariaClara Nucci, University of Perugia nucci@unipg.it
Pavel Winternitz, Centre de recherches math\'ematiques, Universit\'e de Montr\'eal wintern@crm.umontreal.ca

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Radon Transform and Inverse Problems, IV
Organizers:
Adel Faridani, Oregon State University
Gestur Olafsson, Louisiana State University
Todd Quinto, Tufts University todd.quinto@tufts.edu

1:00 p.m.
The Cortical Constraint Method for Diffuse Optical Tomographic Imaging.
Misha Kilmer*, Tufts University
Eric Miller, Northeastern University
Marco Enriquez, Tufts University
David Boas, Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, MGH and Harvard Med. School
(100365864)

1:30 p.m.
Kronecker Approximations and AntiReflexive Boundary Conditions in Image Restoration.
Lisa Perrone*, Tufts University
(1003651112)

2:00 p.m.
RungeKutta integrators yield optimal regularization schemes.
Andreas Rieder*, Institut fuer Praktische Mathematik, Universitaet Karlsruhe, Germany
(100365480)

2:30 p.m.
Exploitation of Symmetries and Rotational Invariances in Acoustic and Optical Diffraction Tomography.
Mark A. Anastasio*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Daxin Shi, Illinois Institute of Technology
Thomas Deffieux, Ecole Nationale Superieure De Physique De Strasbourg
Yin Huang, Illinois Institute of Technology
(100378949)

3:00 p.m.
Reconstruction of Smooth Functions from Incomplete Information.
Peter R Massopust*, Tuboscope Pipeline Services
(100341562)

3:30 p.m.
The role of the Radon Transform in image processing.
Carlos A. Berenstein*, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
Dennis Healy, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
Glenn Easley, System Planning Corporation
(1003441541)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part A
Fair enough? Mathematics of equity.
Organizers:
John C. Maceli, Ithaca College
Stanley E. Seltzer, Ithaca College

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#16: Part A
Music and mathematics.
Organizers:
Leon Harkleroad, Wilton, ME

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part A
Webwork, an internetbased system for generating and delivering homework problems to students.
Organizers:
Arnold K. Pizer, University of Rochester
Michael E. Gage, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, III

1:00 p.m.
Subset sum representations of sequences of positive integers.
Donald Mills*, SIU Carbondale
(100311779)

1:15 p.m.
Factorizations of Some Periodic Linear Recurrence Systems.
Curtis N Cooper*, Central Missouri State University
(100311838)

1:30 p.m.
Sequences of Reducible $\{ 0,1\} $Polynomials Modulo a Prime.
Judith Canner*, Shippensburg University
Lenny Jones, Shippensburg University
Joseph Purdom, Shippensburg University
(100311869)

1:45 p.m.
Discussion.

2:00 p.m.
SaitoKurokawa Lifts, $L$values for $GL_2$, and Congruences Between Siegel Modular Forms.
Jim L. Brown*, University of Michigan
(100311964)

2:15 p.m.
Lehmer's problem for Littlewood polynomials.
Peter Borwein, Simon Fraser University
Edward Dobrowolski, College of New Caledonia
Art\={u}ras Dubickas, Vilnius University
Michael J. Mossinghoff*, Davidson College
(100311966)

2:30 p.m.
Geometric and Matrix Manifestations of Arithmetic in Real Cyclotomic Fields.
Susan Hurley*, Siena College
Anne Fontaine, Defreestville, N.Y.
(1003001437)

2:45 p.m.
On the rank of quadratic twists of an elliptic curve.
Sungkon Chang*, University of Georgia
(100311930)

3:15 p.m.
Discussion.

3:30 p.m.
Associated Primes over Ore Extensions.
H E Nordstrom*, University of Oregon
(100316854)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Algebra, III

1:00 p.m.
Differentiation Algorithms for Representations of Partially Ordered Sets.
Markus Reitenbach*, Syracuse University
(1003151167)

1:15 p.m.
On the $2n$ conjecture for Spectrally Arbitrary Patterns.
InJae Kim*, University of Wyoming
Bryan L. Shader, University of Wyoming
(1003151590)

1:30 p.m.
Idempotents and Generalized Inverses of Nonnegative Sign Pattern Matrices.
Frank J Hall*, Georgia State University
(100315201)

1:45 p.m.
Break

2:00 p.m.
The Algebraic Connectivity of Planar Graphs.
Jason J Molitierno*, Sacred Heart University
(100315315)

2:15 p.m.
Hadamard Product and Tensor Product of Matrices.
Bao Qi Feng*, Kent State University, Tuscarawas Campus
(100315332)

2:30 p.m.
Bivector Lie Algebra in (Clifford) Geometric Algebra.
Garret E. Sobczyk*, Universidad de Las Americas  Puebla, Mexico
(1003151569)

2:45 p.m.
On models of irreducible $q$representations of the Lie algebra $\mathcal{G}(0,1)$.
Meena Sahai, Department of Mathematics and Astronomy, Lucknow University
Vivek Sahai*, Department of Mathematics and Astronomy, Lucknow University
(10031756)

3:00 p.m.
On The Classification of rank 2 rootsystems Over Fields of Low characteristics.
Mohammad Q Hailat*, Jordan University of Science and Technology
(100317112)

3:15 p.m.
CayleyDickson algebras, Lie theory and Arithmetic.
W. Harold Davenport*, Mesa State College
(100317178)

3:30 p.m.
Maximal Subalgebras of InfiniteDimensional Simple Lie Algebras.
Hayk Melikyan*, North Carolina Central University
(1003171158)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Manifolds and Topology, II

1:00 p.m.
Large Whitney Levels and Finite Antichains.
Elizabeth F Stepp*, University of Kentucky
(1003541122)

1:15 p.m.
Dynamics of Protein Structure.
Okan Gurel*, IBM
Demet Gurel, Touro College
(100354122)

1:30 p.m.
A note on relative symmetrizbility.
Elise Grabner*, Slippery Rock University
Gary Grabner, Slippery Rock University
Kazumi Miyazaki, Osaka ElectorCommincation University
Jamal Tartir, Youngstown State University
(1003541227)

1:45 p.m.
The Topological Version of Fodor's Theorem.
Istvan Juhasz, MTA Renyi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest, Hungary
Andrzej Szymanski*, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
(1003541333)

2:00 p.m.
An Open C*filter Process Of Compactification And Its Descriptions Of StoneCech, Wallman Compactifications.
Hueytzen J Wu*, Texas A&M UniversityKingsville
WanHong Wu, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonia
(100354230)

2:15 p.m.
Adsmissible semilattice structures on compact spaces.
Minakshisundaram Rajagopalan*, Tennessee State University
Taras Banakh, Lviv National University
Oleg V Gutik, National Academy of Science, Lviv
(100344501)

2:30 p.m.
Subspaces of $\omega_n$ that are paracompact in a forcing extension.
Akira Iwasa*, University of South Carolina Beaufort
(100354820)

2:45 p.m.
Infinite Simple Homotopy for Cell Complexes.
Elliott S. Elliott*, University of Kentucky
(100354837)

3:00 p.m.
Can Celtic Knots Be Classified?
Angela M Brown*, Sam Houston State University
(1003571239)

3:15 p.m.
The Classification of Isometry Groups of the Prism Manifolds.
Ryo Ohashi*, Saint Louis University
(100357305)

3:30 p.m.
Selfadjoint higherorder differential operators on manifolds of bounded geometry.
Ognjen B Milatovic*, University of North Florida
(100358466)

3:45 p.m.
HodgeDeRham Theory for noncompact Riemannian manifolds.
Mihail Cocos*, University of Minnesota
(100358150)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Applied Mathematics, I

1:00 p.m.
An algorithm to reconstruct the 3D surface structure of intact microvessels from their confocal images.
Yi Wang*, Fairmont State University
Ping He, West Virginia University
(1003681335)

1:15 p.m.
The Eidochromatic Transform for Color Image Coding.
Irina Popovici*, US Naval Academy
W. D. Withers, US Naval Academy
(1003681496)

1:30 p.m.
Unification and Matching modulo Type Isomorphism.
Mendez Carlos Martinez*, Wesleyan University
(1003681660)

1:45 p.m.
Digital Image Processing in Nanoscale Materials Research.
M. Sun*, The University of Alabama
C. Liu, The University of Alabama
H. Fujiwara, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Alabama
(100368988)

2:00 p.m.
Closedform approximate solutions to nonlinear diffusion equations modeling groundwater flows.
Aleksey S Telyakovskiy*, University of Nevada, Reno
(1003761588)

2:15 p.m.
Conformal transformation of the independent variable in the differential equation of classical instability of the asymptoticsuction boundary layer.
John M Russell*, Florida Institute of Technology
(1003761688)

2:30 p.m.
Implementing a Reduced Order POD Methodology with Electromagnetic NDE Techniques.
Michele L Joyner*, State University of West Georgia
(100378329)

2:45 p.m.
Minimum orbit for the local unitary group action on state space for a system of qubits.
David W. Lyons*, Lebanon Valley College
Scott N. Walck, Lebanon Valley College
(1003811518)

3:00 p.m.
BoseEinstein Condensates in Optical Lattices and Superlattices.
Mason Alexander Porter*, Georgia Tech, School of Mathematics and Center for Nonlinear Science, School of Physics
(100381601)

3:15 p.m.
On the asymptotics of some large Hankel determinants generated by FisherHartwig symbols defined on the real line.
Timothy M. Garoni*, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota
(1003821515)

3:30 p.m.
Modeling of Sky Brightness.
Alice L Loth*, Westover
(100385650)

3:45 p.m.
Multiscale ELLAM Methods for High Oscillatory AdvectionDiffusion Equations.
Yabin Ding*, University of South Carolina
(100365936)

4:00 p.m.
Statistical Analysis of Pipe Rehabilitation Liners.
Mahmoud Yousef*, Central Missouri State University
Raja Nassar, Louisiana Tech University
(100362928)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Guest Lecture, Council Meeting, and Business Meeting
Organizers:
Ben A. Fusaro, Florida State University

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.4:05 p.m.
MAA Session on Getting Students To Discuss and To Write About Mathematics, III
Organizers:
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College smabrouk@frc.mass.edu

1:00 p.m.
Mathematicians Are Real People, Too: Biographies in a Senior Capstone Course.
David W. Dempsey*, Jacksonville State University
(1003A1867)

1:15 p.m.
What does a mathematician do? Presenting recent articles in upper level courses.
Elyn Rykken*, Muhlenberg College
(1003A11054)

1:30 p.m.
Introduction to Research Seminar: getting students to read, write and talk about mathematics.
Kimberly A. Roth*, Wheeling Jesuit University
(1003A1841)

1:45 p.m.
Using LetterWriting to Enhance a Calculus Course.
Russell E. Goodman*, Central College
(1003A11213)

2:00 p.m.
Talking about Vector Calculus.
Barbara Edwards*, Oregon State University
Tevian Dray, Oregon State University
(1003A1426)

2:15 p.m.
Four Revolutionaries, an Integral, and a Pizza Place, and The Midnight Trek.
Jennifer M. Switkes*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1003A1198)

2:30 p.m.
Getting Students to Discuss Mathematics.
Youyu Phillips*, Keystone College
(1003A1902)

2:45 p.m.
Creative Proof Critiques As Writing Assignments in Abstract Algebra.
Reva Kasman*, Grand Valley State University
(1003A1796)

3:00 p.m.
Getting Students to Discuss and to Write about Mathematics in a Linked Finite Math and Computer Technology Course.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi*, Indiana University South Bend
Paul Kochanowski, Indiana University South Bend
(1003A1212)

3:30 p.m.
Writing to Learn: Writing Across the Curriculum in Undergraduate Computer Science.
Brian C. Ladd*, St. Lawrence University
(1003A11536)

3:45 p.m.
How Rhetoric Transformed a Business Mathematics Course.
Kris H. Green, St. John Fisher College
Allen Emerson*, St. John Fisher College
(1003A1377)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on My Favorite Demo: Innovative Strategies for Mathematics Instructors, III
Organizers:
David R. Hill, Temple University
Lila F. Roberts, Georgia College and State University hill@math.temple.edu

1:00 p.m.
Eigenvalues and Hammer Juggling.
Carl V Lutzer*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1003B1175)

1:30 p.m.
Interpolation Polynomials, Bezier Curves, and Cubic Splines with Excel.
Deane Eugene Arganbright*, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
(1003B1442)

2:00 p.m.
A Multifaceted Introduction to Probability.
Alexander Stanoyevitch*, University of Guam
(1003B1354)

2:30 p.m.
Visualizing Vector Derivatives: The Vector Field Analyzer.
Matthias Kawski, Arizona State University
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
(1003B1424)

2:45 p.m.
Sonification to Reinforce Graphics.
Steven M. Hetzler*, Salisbury University
Robert M. Tardiff, Salisbury University
(1003B1371)

3:15 p.m.
Learning spherical geometry via a new form of juggling on a sphere.
Akihiro Matsuura*, College of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Denki University
(1003B1481)

3:30 p.m.
Building Mathematical Skills with Lego Bricks.
Edward W. Welsh*, Westfield State College
(1003B1429)

3:45 p.m.
Three handson classroom demos: Counting, induction, and data analysis.
Norton Starr*, Amherst College
(1003B1111)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.4:05 p.m.
MAA Session on Drawing on Our Students' Thinking to Improve the Mathematical Education of Teachers, II
Organizers:
Dale R. Oliver, Humboldt State University dale.oliver@humboldt.edu
Mary Kay Abbey, Montgomery College

1:00 p.m.
Developing a Deeper Understanding of K8 Mathematics While Reviewing the Basics: How Little Our Future Teachers Knowand How Much They Can Learn.
Betsy Darken*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(1003G1237)

1:15 p.m.
Using Large Surfaces to See Students' Understanding.
Patricia L Hale*, Cal Poly Pomona
(1003G1333)

1:30 p.m.
Student Misconceptions and Learning Moments.
Kenneth J. Bernard*, Virginia State University
(1003G1382)

1:45 p.m.
Using students' thinking in a capstone course for secondary preservice mathematics teachers.
Matthew S Winsor*, University of Texas at El Paso
(1003G1802)

2:00 p.m.
Design and Implementation of Linking Courses: Connecting College Mathematics with High School Mathematics for Preservice Teachers.
Paul E Kehle*, Indiana University
Daniel P Maki, Indiana University
Andy Norton, Indiana University
Dale Nowlin, Columbus North High School
(1003G11228)

2:15 p.m.
Using teachers' mathematics questions as an opportunity to deepen their understanding.
Michael Keynes*, Purdue University Calumet
Eileen Fernandez, Montclair State University
(1003G11207)

2:30 p.m.
The problems of posing problems with fractions.
Cristina Gomez*, The University of Alabama
Cecelia Laurie, The University of Alabama
Wei Shen Hsia, The University of Alabama
(1003G1363)

2:45 p.m.
Promoting Conceptual Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics Among Preservice Elementary Teachers.
Judith Lynn Gieger*, Oglethorpe University
John C. Nardo, Oglethorpe University
Missy Bain, Mt. Bethel Elementary School
(1003G11448)

3:00 p.m.
A Penny for Your Thoughts: Exploring How PreService Teachers Think About Elementary Mathematics.
Tracie M. McLemoreSalinas*, Appalachian State University
(1003G1728)

3:15 p.m.
Enhancing the Mathematical Preparation of K6 Teachers.
Tracy Bibelnieks*, Augsburg College
Matthew J Haines, Augsburg College
(1003G1665)

3:30 p.m.
A Connected Approach to Mathematics For PreService Elementary Teachers.
Don D Gilmore, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Jim Loats*, Metropolitan State College of Denver
(1003G1281)

3:55 p.m.
A Glimpse at Adjusting Two Mathematics Education Courses to Deepen Student Understanding at Western Oregon University.
Maria Fung*, Western Oregon University
Laurie Burton, Western Oregon University
(1003G1246)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Projects and Demonstrations that Enhance a Differential Equations Course, II
Organizers:
Richard J. Marchand, Slippery Rock University Richard.Marchand@SRU.edu
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University San Bernardino

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Using RealWorld Data to Illustrate Statistical Concepts, I
Organizers:
Thomas L. Moore, Grinnell College mooret@grinnell.edu
John D. McKenzie, Jr., Babson College

1:00 p.m.
Data Doesn't Come from Books.
George N Bratton*, University of Central Arkansas
(1003L1598)

1:30 p.m.
The Stem and Tendril Project.
John A Verzani*, College of Staten Island
Deborah Franzblau, College of Staten Island
Andrew Poje, College of Staten Island
(1003L1563)

1:45 p.m.
How variable are heart rates?
Patricia Humphrey*, Georgia Southern University
(1003L1541)

2:00 p.m.
Psychology Data for  and from  Applied Statistics Students.
David E. Payne*, Monmouth University
(1003L1503)

2:15 p.m.
Break.

2:30 p.m.
Incorporating Notebook technology and data analysis into probability and statistics education at West Point.
Andrew Glen*, United States Military Academy
(1003L1468)

2:45 p.m.
Why Probability Reveals that Real World Data CANNOT Always be Used to Explain Some Elementary Statistical Ideas.
Michael J Bosse*, East Carolina University
N. R. Nandakumar, Delaware State University
(1003L1407)

3:00 p.m.
Using RealWorld Data to enhance the Statistical Thinking of Students in Various Disciplines.
Barbara A. Wainwright*, Salisbury University
(1003L1343)

3:15 p.m.
Statistics Class Projects Using Institutional Data.
Thomas J Pfaff*, Ithaca College
(1003L1337)

3:30 p.m.
Using A Web Tool To Collect and Analyze Survey Data.
Sue B Schou*, Idaho State University
(1003L1277)

3:45 p.m.
Being One's Own Experimental Unit in the Classroom.
Lorrie L Hoffman*, Armstrong Atlantic State University
(1003L1260)

4:00 p.m.
Nutritional Data of Crackers.
Carolyn K. Cuff*, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA
Mary Sullivan, Rhode Island College
(1003L1217)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, III
Organizers:
Daniel E. Otero, Xavier University otero@xavier.xu.edu
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University
Thomas A. Hern, Bowling Green State University
Janice B. Walker, Xavier University

1:00 p.m.
Connecting Mathematics with Other Disciplines: A Computational Science Curriculum.
Ignatios E Vakalis*, Executive Director, Center for Computational Studies
(1003X1351)

1:15 p.m.
Kindling Undergraduate Interest in Mathematics Research.
Manmohan Kaur*, Benedictine University
(1003X1453)

1:30 p.m.
PowerPoint as a Presentation Tool in an Introductory Differential Equations Course.
Phil Gustafson*, Mesa State College
(1003X11116)

1:45 p.m.
Student Presentations: Not Just a Minor Diversion.
Gregory Mark Boudreaux*, UNC  Asheville
(1003X11654)

2:00 p.m.
Using Art to Teach Elementary Group Theory.
Jeffrey W. Clark*, Elon University
(1003X1344)

2:15 p.m.
Experiencing Geometry, from Concrete to Abstract.
Haohao Wang*, Southeast Missouri State University
(1003X11263)

2:30 p.m.
Creating a ``Primary Speaking" course in Mathematics.
John W Thompson*, University of Pittsburgh (UPJ)
(1003X11267)

2:45 p.m.
Undergraduate Research in the Mathematical Sciences.
Barbara M. Moskal*, Colorado School Mines
Graeme Fairweather, Colorado School Mines
Scott Strong, Colorado School of Mines
(1003X11549)

3:00 p.m.
Reforming the Senior Seminar/Capstone Course for Use in Program Assessment.
Tom McMillan*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1003X11226)

3:15 p.m.
Assessment Central: An Online Webbased Tool for Use in Program Assessment.
Jim Fulmer*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1003X11266)

3:30 p.m.
Using Alumni Surveys to Strengthen the Mathematics Department.
Lisa Elaine Marano*, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
(1003X1411)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Using the CUPM Curriculum Guide 2004: Assessing and improving the program for the major in mathematics.
Organizers:
William E. Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University
Harriet S. Pollatsek, Mount Holyoke College
Panelists:
Matthew P. Richey, St. Olaf College
R. Bruce Mattingly, SUNY Cortland
Moderators:
William E. Haver,
Panelists:
James H. Freeman, Cornell College
Therese Shelton, Southwestern University

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Learning to prove: Strategies to improve students' proof writing skills.
Organizers:
Annie Selden, New Mexico State University
Barbara E. Edwards, Oregon State University
Nancy L. Hagelgans, Ursinus College
Ahmed I. Zayed, DePaul University

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Undergraduate mathematics and NSDL: The National Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Education Digital Library.
Organizers:
Franklin A. Wattenberg, U.S. Military Academy

Thursday January 6, 2005, 1:30 p.m.4:15 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Sciences Contributions to the Biomedical Sciences, II
Organizers:
Peter D. March, Ohio State University march@math.ohiostate.edu
De Witt L. Sumners, Florida State University sumners@math.fsu.edu
John Whitmarsh, The National Institutes of Health whitmarj@nigms.nih.gov

Thursday January 6, 2005, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Project NExTYoung Mathematicians' Network Poster Session
Organizers:
Kevin E. Charlwood, Washburn University
Kenneth A. Ross, University of Oregon

Thursday January 6, 2005, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Summer Program for Women in Mathematics
Organizers:
Murli M. Gupta, George Washington University

Thursday January 6, 2005, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Embedded curves and GromovWitten invariants.
Eleny Ionel*, University of Wisconsin
(10035302)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Speaking of mathematics.
Organizers:
Jon T. Jacobsen, Harvey Mudd College
Lewis D. Ludwig, Denison College
Panelists:
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota at Duluth
Jon T. Jacobsen,
Lewis D. Ludwig,

Thursday January 6, 2005, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
The senior seminar or ``capstone" experience for undergraduate mathematics majors.
Organizers:
Padraig M. McLoughlin, Morehouse College
Panelists:
Colin L. Starr, Willamette University
Xinxin Jiang, Rhodes College
John W. Emert, Ball State University
Carol S. Schumacher, Kenyon College
David Brown, Ithaca College
Abdelikrim Brania, Morehouse College
Michael Johnson, U.S. Military Academy

Thursday January 6, 2005, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Moore method calculus by those who do it.
Organizers:
James P. Ochoa, HardinSimmons University
William T. Mahavier, Lamar University
Panelists:
Charles S. Allen, Drury University
Gregory D. Foley, Appalachian State University
Tom Ingram, Baylor University
William T. Mahavier,

Thursday January 6, 2005, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
The power and weakness of randomness (when you are short on time).
Avi Wigderson*, Institute for Advanced Study
(10036803)

Thursday January 6, 2005, 4:25 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Joint Prize Session

Thursday January 6, 2005, 5:45 p.m.7:45 p.m.
SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Guest Lecture
Organizers:
Amy ShellGellasch, Grafenwoer, Germany amy.shellgellasch@us.army.mil

Thursday January 6, 2005, 5:45 p.m.7:45 p.m.
SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education Business Meeting and Guest Lecture
Organizers:
Barbara E. Edwards, Oregon State University

Thursday January 6, 2005, 5:45 p.m.7:15 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Business Meeting, Active Learning Activity, and Reception
Organizers:
John D. McKenzie Jr., Babson College
Thomas L. Moore, Grinnell College

Thursday January 6, 2005, 5:45 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Joint Prize Session Reception

Thursday January 6, 2005, 5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA TwoYear College Reception

Thursday January 6, 2005, 5:46 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Business, Industry and Government SIGMAA Business Meeting

Thursday January 6, 2005, 7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Young Mathematicians' Network Town Meeting
Organizers:
David Kung, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Friday January 7, 2005

Friday January 7, 2005, 7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.
Joint PME and MAA Student Chapter Advisors' Breakfast

Friday January 7, 2005, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, I
Organizers:
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamara A. Burton, Rochester Institute of Technology tabsma@rit.edu
Michael J. Fisher, California State University, Fresno mfisher@csufresno.edu
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology cvlsma@rit.edu

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Nonsmooth Analysis in Variational and Imaging Problems, I
Organizers:
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu
Otmar Scherzer, University of Innsbruck

8:00 a.m.
Algorithms for Finding Global Minimizers of Image Segmentation and Denoising Models.
Selim Esedoglu*, Mathematics Department, University of California Los Angeles
Tony F Chan, Mathematics Department, University of California Los Angeles
Mila Nikolova, Centre de Mathematiques et de Leurs Applications, ENS de Cachan
(1003491336)

8:30 a.m.
A picture is worth a thousand words, but that depends...
Jackie Shen*, University of Minnesota
(1003681283)

9:00 a.m.
Image reconstruction for the circle and line trajectory.
Alexander Katsevich*, University of Central Florida
(1003441450)

9:30 a.m.
Variational Methods in the Study of Imaging, Foams, Quantum Dots ... and More.
Irene M Fonseca*, Carnegie Mellon University
(1003491674)

10:00 a.m.
An Iterated Regularization Method for Total Variation Based Image Restoration.
Stanley Osher*, UCLA
Martin Burger, Industrial Mathematics Institute, Johannes Kepler Universitat
Donald Goldfarb, IEOR Department, Columbia University
Jinjun Xu, UCLA
Wotao Yin, IEOR Department, Columbia University
(100349153)

10:30 a.m.
Maximum Entropy Methods and (Non)Convex Optimization.
Jonathan M Borwein*, Dalhousie Faculty of Computer Science
(100349627)

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Ecology, I
Organizers:
Semen Koksal, Florida Institute of Technology skoksal@fit.edu
Sebastian Schreiber, The College of William and Mary sjschr@wm.edu
Robert van Woesik, Florida Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Competition Models for Juvenile/Adult Structured Species.
J. M. Cushing*, University of Arizona
Sheree LeVarge, University of Arizona
(1003921157)

8:30 a.m.
Spatial coexistence mechanisms: a comparative analysis.
Priyanga Amarasekare*, University of Chicago
(1003921412)

9:00 a.m.
Discretestate biological dynamics: Stochastic models and deterministic skeletons.
Aaron A. King*, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee
(1003921395)

9:30 a.m.
Collective Actions and the Evolutionary Origin of Cooperators and Defectors.
Timothy P Killingback*, The College of William and Mary
(1003921574)

10:00 a.m.
Modeling the Diurnal Distribution and Behavior of Marine Birds and Mammals.
Shandelle M. Henson*, Andrews University
James L. Hayward, Andrews University
Smruti P. Damania, Andrews University
(1003921121)

10:30 a.m.
To persist or not to persist?
Josef Hofbauer, University College London
Sebastian J. Schreiber*, The College of William and Mary
(1003921638)

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Reaction Diffusion Equations and Applications, I
Organizers:
XuYan Chen, Georgia Institute of Technology
Yuanwei Qi, University of Central Florida yqi@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu
Junping Shi, The College of William and Mary shij@math.wm.edu
Ratnasingham Shivaji, Mississippi State University

8:00 a.m.
Nonlinear Spectral Problems for Elliptic and Parabolic Equations near the First Eigenvalue.
Peter Takac*, University of Rostock
(1003351438)

8:30 a.m.
On the shape of leastenergy solutions for a class of singularly perturbed quasilinear elliptic Neumann problems.
Yi Li*, University of Iowa
Chunshan Zhao, University of Iowa
(1003351464)

9:00 a.m.
Estimating the effectiveness of anisotropic insulators.
Steven Rosencrans, Tulane University
Xuefeng Wang*, Tulane University
(100335853)

9:30 a.m.
Uniqueness of Positive Solutions for a Class of Semipositone Elliptic Systems.
Hai Dang, Mississippi State University
Ratnasingham Shivaji*, Mississippi State University
(1003351265)

10:00 a.m.
A variational characterization of the Fucik spectrum.
Alfonso Castro*, Harvey Mudd College
Chen Chang, University of Texas at San Antonio
(1003351102)

10:30 a.m.
A Uniqueness Theorem for Nonlinear Reaction Diffusion Equations.
XuYan Chen*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1003351637)

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Integrable Systems and Special Functions, I
Organizers:
Andras Balogh, University of TexasPan American
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of Central Florida
WenXiu Ma, University of South Florida mawx@math.usf.edu
Zhijun Qiao, Los Alamos National Laboratory qiao@utpa.edu

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, I
Organizers:
Matthew H. Baker, University of Georgia mbaker@math.uga.edu
Dino J. Lorenzini, University of Georgia lorenzini@math.uga.edu

8:00 a.m.
Some LocalGlobal Properties of Torsion Points on Abelian Varieties.
John T. Cullinan*, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
(100311669)

8:30 a.m.
Iwasawa theory over Kummer extensions.
Romyar T. Sharifi*, McMaster University
(100311444)

9:00 a.m.
Towards Uniform Boundedness for Quadratic Polynomial Dynamics.
Robert L. Benedetto*, Amherst College
(100311183)

9:30 a.m.
pAdic rigidity of arithmetic cohomology and associated Galois representations.
Glenn Stevens*, Boston University
Avner Ash, Boston College
David Pollack, Wesleyan University
(1003111044)

10:00 a.m.
Kida's formula and congruences.
Robert Pollack, Boston University
Thomas Weston*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(100311547)

10:30 a.m.
The failure of mod$p$ multiplicity one.
Mark Dickinson*, University of Pittsburgh
(100311878)

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algorithmic Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, I
Organizers:
Saugata Basu, Georgia Institute of Technology
Victoria A. Powers, Emory University vicki@mathcs.emory.edu
Mika K. Sep\"al\"a, Florida State University mika.seppala@fsu.edu
Tanush T. Shaska, University of Idaho tshaska@uidaho.edu
Emil J. Volcheck, National Security Agency volcheck@acm.org

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Modular Representation Theory of Finite and Algebraic Groups, I
Organizers:
David J. Hemmer, University of Toledo david.hemmer@utoledo.edu
Cornelius Pillen, University of South Alabama pillen@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, II

8:00 a.m.
$K_{1,3}$subdivision Tolerance Representations of Cycles.
Mary Ann Barbato*, Fitchburg State College
(100305991)

8:15 a.m.
Combinatorial Deformations of the Full Transformation Semigroup.
John T Hall*, University of Minnesota
(1003051063)

8:30 a.m.
Algorithms generating restricted permutations.
Rebecca N. Smith*, University of Florida
(1003051115)

8:45 a.m.
Forbidden Subgraphs and Generalized Pancyclic Properties in Graphs.
Charles Brian Crane*, Emory University
(1003051161)

9:00 a.m.
On correlation properties of random graph homomorphisms.
Nicholas B. Weininger*, Rutgers University
(100305117)

9:15 a.m.
Break

9:30 a.m.
Chromatic capacity and graph operations.
Jack W Huizenga*, University of Chicago
(1003051255)

9:45 a.m.
Inversions within restricted fillings of Young Tableaux.
Sarah E Iveson*, University of Michigan
(1003051259)

10:00 a.m.
On Maximal Ultimately Economical Subgraphs.
Curtis Clark*, Morehouse College
(1003051261)

10:15 a.m.
Strongly (t,r)regular graphs.
Peter D Johnson*, Auburn University
Robert E Jamison, Clemson University
Lisa Markus, De Anza College
Evan Morgan, Louisiana State University
Emine Yazici, Auburn University
(1003051280)

10:30 a.m.
Counting CycleFree Finite Functions.
Dennis P Walsh*, Middle Tennessee State University
(1003051296)

10:45 a.m.
The distinguishing number of group actions.
Melody T. Chan*, Yale University
(1003051320)

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Calculus of Variations and Operator Theory, II

8:00 a.m.
On Noncommutative Lpspaces for real operator algebras of type III.
Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University
Sukhrat M. Usmanov*, North Dakota State University
(1003461342)

8:15 a.m.
Ergodic Theorems for Skew Product for Actions of Finitelygenerated Semigroups on von Naumann Algebras.
Genady Y. Grabarnik*, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University
Laura Shwartz, University of South Africa
(1003461348)

8:30 a.m.
Real Partially Ordered Monotone Complete *Algebras and their Representations.
Alexander A. Katz*, St. John's University
(1003461420)

8:45 a.m.
On Projective Limits of Real and Jordan Operator Algebras.
Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University
Oleg Friedman*, University of South Africa
(1003461436)

9:00 a.m.
The impedance tomography problem.
Amin Boumenir*, State University of West Georgia
(10034755)

9:15 a.m.
On the hyperinvariant subspace problem.
Sami M. Hamid*, Texas A\&M University
(1003471328)

9:30 a.m.
Role of Amonotone mappings in nonlinear variational inclusion systems.
Ram U. Verma*, The University of Akron
(10034994)

9:45 a.m.
Generalized variational principle. First Noethertype theorem.
Bogdana A Georgieva*, Pacific University
Ronald Guenther, Oregon State University
(1003491069)

10:00 a.m.
MongeAmp\`ere equations, design of reflector systems and min cost flow problems: Theory and numerics.
Tilmann Glimm*, Emory University
(1003491329)

10:15 a.m.
A restricted lower semicontinuity problem with linear constraints.
Daniel Vasiliu*, Michigan State University
Baisheng Yan, Michigan State University
(1003491447)

10:30 a.m.
Coupled Singular Perturbations for Phase Transitions.
Irene Fonseca, Carnegie Mellon University
Cristina Popovici*, Carnegie Mellon University
(10034961)

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Teaching Visualization Skills, I
Organizers:
Mary L. Platt, Salem State College mplatt@salemstate.edu
Catherine A. Gorini, Maharishi University of Managment
Sarah J. Greenwald, Appalachian State University

8:00 a.m.
The Importance of TechnologyFree Visualization Activities.
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
Corinne A. Manogue, Oregon State University
(1003N1438)

8:20 a.m.
Now See 'Ems. NO No See 'Ems.
Brian John Winkel*, U.S. Military Academy
(1003N130)

8:40 a.m.
Assessment of Pedagogy and Perceived Effectiveness of Technology Use in Calculus III.
P Gavin LaRose*, The University of Michigan
Zolt Lavicza, The University of Michigan
(1003N1753)

9:00 a.m.
Visual and Kinesthetic Reasoning in Mathematics: Current Research.
Walter J. Whiteley*, York University
(1003N1270)

9:20 a.m.
Spatial Visualization: Is There a Gender Difference?
Therese L. Bennett*, Southern Connecticut State University
(1003N1676)

9:40 a.m.
Visualization Activities in College Geometry.
William E. Fenton*, Bellarmine University
Barbara E. Reynolds, Cardinal Stritch University
(1003N1334)

10:00 a.m.
Visualizing Linear Algebra with \textit{Geometer's Sketchpad}: Linear Transformations, Determinants, Eigenvectors, and Eigenvalues.
Catherine A. Gorini*, Maharishi University of Management
(1003N1279)

10:20 a.m.
Visualizations in the Complex Plane with Sketchpad.
Nicholas R Jackiw*, KCP Technologies
(1003N1663)

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
MAA Session on Teaching and Assessing Problem Solving
Organizers:
Alex J. Heidenberg, US Military Academy alex.heidenberg@usma.edu
Michael Huber, US Military Academy

8:00 a.m.
Strategies for Designing Critical Thinking Lessons.
Juli D'Ann Ratheal*, West Texas A & M University
(1003O101)

8:20 a.m.
Measuring the Process of Thinking in Problem Solving: The Use of MARC (Mathematical Reasoning and Communication) Scale.
Kyoko Suzuki*, The College of Engineering, Nihon University, Japan
(1003O11104)

8:40 a.m.
Designing a Telescope Mirror.
Richard J. Marchand*, Slippery Rock University
Robert Rogers, State University of New York at Fredonia
Andrew Parker, University of New Hampshire
(1003O1564)

9:00 a.m.
Assessing the Effectiveness of a ProblemSolving Math Curriculum.
Howard D. McInvale*, U.S. Military Academy
(1003O1497)

9:20 a.m.
Beginning with a 21st Century View: Mathematical Modeling and Problem Solving with Interdisciplinary Applications in College Algebra.
William P Fox*, Francis Marion University
Richard D West, Francis Marion University
(1003O1249)

9:40 a.m.
Introducing Students to Problem Solving.
Rachelle DeCoste, United States Military Academy
Amy H. Lin*, United States Military Academy
(1003O1689)

10:00 a.m.
Teaching and Assessing Problem Solving in the Technology Age: A sharing of successes and failures.
Alex J. Heidenberg*, United States Military Academy
Michael Huber, United States Military Academy
(1003O11008)

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, IV
Organizers:
Daniel E. Otero, Xavier University otero@xavier.xu.edu
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University
Thomas A. Hern, Bowling Green State University
Janice B. Walker, Xavier University

8:00 a.m.
The National Curve Bank Project: A MATH Archive.
Shirley B. Gray*, California State University, Los Angeles
Bill Austin, University of Tennessee at Martin
Phillip E. Johnson, Appalachian State University
(1003X1157)

8:30 a.m.
Egyptian Unit Fractions.
Barbara A Jur*, Macomb Community College
(1003X1368)

8:45 a.m.
Ptolemy's Construction of the Table of Chords and Its Uses in the Classroom.
Semra KilicBahi*, ColbySawyer College
(1003X1620)

9:00 a.m.
Ancient Chinese Approach to Proof in Mathematics.
Jean W Richard*, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
Nkechi M Agwu, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
(1003X1346)

9:15 a.m.
Discussion.

9:30 a.m.
Buzanjani: An Intriguing Person!
Mohammad Moazzam*, Salisbury University
(1003X1365)

9:45 a.m.
Newton's proof that $a = v^2/r$.
Stacy G. Langton*, University of San Diego
(1003X1288)

10:00 a.m.
Believe It or Not: Some Mathematical Lies of Ripley.
Vince Schielack*, Texas A&M University
(1003X1461)

10:15 a.m.
What language of mathematical objects is most suitable for the discussion of limits: real numbers, infinitesimals, or something else?
Frank Swenton*, Middlebury College / Princeton University
(1003X11435)

10:30 a.m.
Native Americanbased Materials for Undergraduate Mathematics Courses.
Charles Peter Funkhouser*, California State University Fullerton
A. Duane Porter, University of Wyoming
(1003X1209)

10:45 a.m.
Classification of Patterns in Botswana Baskets.
Douglas E. Norton*, Villanova University
(1003X11251)

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
PME Council

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:10 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamics of Mapping Class Groups on Moduli Spaces, I
Organizers:
Richard J. Brown, American University brown@american.edu

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:15 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Statistics, Numerical Analysis, I

8:15 a.m.
Numerical effects in the modeling and simulation of chemotaxis in biological reactiondiffusion systems.
A. L. Pardhanani*, Institute for Computational Engr. & Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
D. Pinto, Institute for Computational Engr. & Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
A. J. Staelens, Institute for Computational Engr. & Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
G. F. Carey, Institute for Computational Engr. & Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
(100365138)

8:30 a.m.
Operator Splitting Methods for Convection Dominated ReactionDiffusion Equations.
Jiangguo Liu*, Texas A&M University
Juergen Geiser, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics
Richard E. Ewing, Texas A&M University
(100365107)

8:45 a.m.
On the Rate of Convergence of Finitedifference Approximations for Bellman Equations with Constant Coefficients.
Hongjie Dong*, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Nicolai V. Krylov, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
(100365631)

9:00 a.m.
Numerical Approximations of Stochastic Differential Equation and its Application to Mathematical Neurosciences.
M. Mahbubur Rahman*, Arizona State University
(100365748)

9:15 a.m.
A highfrequency integral equation method for electromagnetic and acoustic sctattering : rate of convergence of multiplescattering iterations.
Fatih Ecevit*, University of Minnesota
Fernando Reitich, University of Minnesota
(100365999)

9:30 a.m.
An Optimal Explicit Method for Solving ReactionDiffusionChemotaxis Systems.
ChiChia Chiu, Michigan State University
JuiLing Yu*, Michigan State University
(1003651262)

9:45 a.m.
Discussion.

10:00 a.m.
Level Set method for a Surfactant Problem.
JianJun Xu*, Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Simon Fraser University
Zhilin Li, North Carolina State University
John Lowengrub, University of California at Irvine
Hongkai Zhao, Univeristy of California at Irvine
(1003651485)

10:15 a.m.
Improving Regression Function Estimators.
Ali Khoujmane*, Texas Tech University
(1003621687)

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Environmental Mathematics and the Interdisciplinary
Organizers:
Karen D. Bolinger, Clarion University kbolinge@mail.clarion.edu
Ben A. Fusaro, Florida State University
William D. Stone, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology

8:15 a.m.
A Modified Discrete SIR Model.
Jennifer M. Switkes*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1003M1207)

8:30 a.m.
Raccoons Gone Mad!  Modeling an Epidemic of Raccoon Rabies.
Andrew E. Long*, Northern Kentucky University
(1003M1635)

8:45 a.m.
Stochastic Models of Species in a Connected Three Patch System.
Boris Efroimskiy*, Boston University
Jennifer Hanley, Bates College
(1003M1359)

9:00 a.m.
Problembased Inquiry Seminar in Environmental Mathematics.
Linda L Eroh*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Maureen Muldoon, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(1003M1626)

9:15 a.m.
FAU's "Parknership" with the Florida Park Service.
Stephanie Fitchett*, Florida Atlantic University
Jon Moore, Florida Atlantic University
Hank Smith, Florida Park Service and Florida Atlantic University
(1003M1621)

9:30 a.m.
Connecting Current Environmental Science Research to Grade 7  14 Mathematics Classrooms.
Jane F. Schielack*, Texas A&M University
(1003M1455)

9:45 a.m.
Break

10:00 a.m.
Environmental Mathematics Topics for Liberal Arts Majors.
Rene A. Salinas*, Appalachian State University
(1003M1688)

10:15 a.m.
Communitybased Projects for Environmental Mathematics.
Catherine A Roberts*, College of the Holy Cross
(1003M151)

10:30 a.m.
Use of Principal Component Analysis in Fingerprinting Ambient AirResearch with Undergraduate Students.
Umesh P Nagarkatte*, Medgar Evers College (CUNY), Brooklyn, NY
Wilbert Hope, Medgar Evers College (CUNY)
(1003M11377)

10:45 a.m.
Limits to Growth as a Venue for Learning Modeling.
Frank Wattenberg*, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
(1003M11220)

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:15 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Employment Center

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Inverse Spectral Geometry, I
Organizers:
Carolyn S. Gordon, Dartmouth University
Ruth Gornet, University of Kentucky
Peter A. Perry, University of Kentucky perry@ms.uky.edu

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Using RealWorld Data to Illustrate Statistical Concepts, II
Organizers:
Thomas L. Moore, Grinnell College mooret@grinnell.edu
John D. McKenzie, Jr., Babson College

8:30 a.m.
Data Mining in the Undergraduate Curriculum.
Tasha R. Inniss*, Spelman College
(1003L11647)

8:45 a.m.
Used Car Regressions.
Robin H Lock*, St. Lawrence University
(1003L11449)

9:00 a.m.
Two Student Projects which Promote the Exploration of Experimental Design and Inference.
Daniel J. O'Loughlin*, College of St. Catherine
(1003L1216)

9:15 a.m.
Pizza and the Facts About Linear Regression.
Murray H. Siegel*, Governor's School for Science & Mathematics
(1003L188)

9:30 a.m.
A.A. Michelson's Measurement of the Speed of Light 1879.
Gary O. Fowler*, U.S. Naval Academy
(1003L11433)

9:45 a.m.
An Integrated Approach to Teaching with Real Data.
Sarah Knapp Abramowitz*, Drew University
Sharon Lawner Weinberg, New York University
(1003L11666)

10:00 a.m.
Real Life and the Statistics in You.
Sarah L. Mabrouk*, Framingham State College
(1003L11100)

10:15 a.m.
Power Outage Data for the Statistics Classroom.
Elaine Thompson Hale*, The University of Texas at Austin
(1003L1588)

10:30 a.m.
Using Bureau of Economic Analysis Data in the Statistics Classroom.
J Travis Hale*, Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
(1003L11151)

10:45 a.m.
Introducing Hypothesis Testing Using Employment Discrimination Cases.
Suzanne E. Tourville*, Columbia College (Missouri)
(1003L11563)

Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Travel time tomography, boundary rigidity, and the DirichlettoNeumann map.
Gunther Uhlmann*, University of Washington
(10033509)

Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Spaces of VectorValued Functions, I
Organizers:
Terje H\~oim, Florida Atlantic University
David A. Robbins, Trinity College david.robbins@trincoll.edu

Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part B
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: 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

Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part B
Developing your department's assessment plan.
Organizers:
William A. Marion, Valparaiso University
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University

Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic Structures

9:00 a.m.
The Fractional Weak Discrepancy of a Partially Ordered Set.
Alan Shuchat*, Wellesley College
Randy Shull, Wellesley College
Ann N. Trenk, Wellesley College
(1003061628)

9:15 a.m.
Symplectic Maps and Generlaizations of the Toda Lattice.
Michelle R DeDeo*, Univ. of North Florida
Elinor Velasquez, San Francisco, CA
(1003061662)

9:30 a.m.
On Stone's Representation Theorem For Boolean Algebras.
Jason D Holland*, Abilene Christian University
(100306219)

9:45 a.m.
Partially ordered groups acting on oriented order trees.
Matthew E. Horak*, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Melanie Stein, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
(100306478)

10:00 a.m.
Pascal's Grey Scale.
Avery S Zoch*, Devry University
(100306607)

10:15 a.m.
Breadth and the Classical Convexity Numbers for Twopath Convexity in Multipartite Tournaments.
Darren B. Parker, University of Dayton
Randy F. Westhoff*, Bemidji State University
Marty J. Wolf, Bemidji State University
(100306992)

10:30 a.m.
Knot Invariants Derived from YangBaxter Operators Associated to Algebra Structures.
Gwenael Massuyeau, Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy
Florin Felix Nichita*, University of Wales Swansea
(1003171535)

Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Blumenthal Session

Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Profession Panel Discussion
Longterm mathematics faculty outside of the tenure track: Possibilities, pitfalls, and practicalities.
Organizers:
David J. Lutzer, College of William and Mary
Panelists:
Susan C. Geller, Texas A\&M University
Joel K. Haack, University of Northern Iowa
David R. Morrison, Duke University
David J. Lutzer,

Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Using mathematically rich activities to develop K12 curricula: Part I.
Organizers:
Robert P. Moses, Cambridge, MA
Robert E. Megginson, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Ed Dubinsky, Kent State University
Presenters:
Gregory M. Budzban, Southern Illinois University
Robert P. Moses,
David W. Henderson, Cornell University
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona
Ed Dubinsky,

Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Using the CUPM Curriculum Guide 2004 curricula and pedagogy in the `right' direction.
Organizers:
Daniel P. Maki, Indiana University
Catherine M. Murphy, Purdue University Calumet
Presenters:
David M. Bressound, Macalester University
Amy Cohen, Rutgers University

Friday January 7, 2005, 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:
John R. Haddock, NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education
Elizabeth J. Teles, NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education
Lee L. Zia, NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education

Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAASUMMA Panel Discussion
MAA student research programs.
Organizers:
William Hawkins, Jr., MAA and the University of the District of Columbia
Robert E. Megginson, MSRI and the University of Michigan
Panelists:
Nathaniel Dean, Texas Southern University
David L. Housman, Goshen College

Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of WomenWomen and Mathematics Network Poster Session
Special programs and strategies to reach underrepresented populations.
Organizers:
Elizabeth G. Yanik, Emporia State University
Jennifer Hontz, Meredith College
Kathleen A. Sullivan, Seattle University

Friday January 7, 2005, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMSNSF Dramatic Presentation
``The Panel'': A oneact play based on actual events at the NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences.
Moderators:
William Rundell, National Science Foundation

Friday January 7, 2005, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Workshop
T.A. development using case studies: A workshop for faculty (Part 1).
Organizers:
Solomon Friedberg, Boston University

Friday January 7, 2005, 10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Morgan Prize Session

Friday January 7, 2005, 10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Math on the Web, III

Friday January 7, 2005, 10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales

Friday January 7, 2005, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Random Complex Geometry, or How to count universes in string theory.
Steven M. Zelditch*, Johns Hopkins University
(10033204)

Friday January 7, 2005, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Algebraic statistics.
Bernd Sturmfels*, University of California Berkeley
(10036219)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III
How polynomials vanish: Singularities, integrals, and ideals, Part III: Global applications of multiplier ideals.
Robert K. Lazarsfeld*, University of Michigan
(10031407)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
MAA Student Lecture
Victorian combinatorics.
Robin J. Wilson*, The Open University
(1003A015)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, II
Organizers:
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamara A. Burton, Rochester Institute of Technology tabsma@rit.edu
Michael J. Fisher, California State University, Fresno mfisher@csufresno.edu
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology cvlsma@rit.edu

1:00 p.m.
Double Bubbles in Spheres of High Dimension.
Ivan Corwin, Harvard University
Stephanie Hurder, Harvard University
Vojislav Sesum*, Williams College
Ya Xu, Williams College
(100353312)

1:30 p.m.
Variable Surface Tension and Contact Angle in Microfluidics.
Theodore J Dziuba*, Rochester Institute of Technology
David S. Ross, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1003761160)

2:00 p.m.
Threshold and Complexity Results for Cover Pebbling.
Nathaniel Watson*, Washington University
Cary Yerger, Harvey Mudd College
Anant Godbole, East Tennessee State University
(1003051681)

2:30 p.m.
(p,k) and Optimal Pebbling Numbers of Diameter Three Graphs.
Kelly J VanOchten*, Central Michigan University
Jessica Muntz*, Central Michigan University
(100300103)

3:00 p.m.
Conditions for weighted cover pebbling of graphs.
Annalies Vuong*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Ian Wyckoff, Arizona State University
(100305724)

3:30 p.m.
Model Development and Analysis of the 2001 Meningococcal Meningitis Disease Epidemic of the African Meningitis Belt.
Julia Bethel*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Patricia Clark, Rochester Institute of Technology
(100392985)

4:00 p.m.
Minimum Rank of Positive SemiDefinite Matrices with a Prescribed Graph.
Margaret Lay*, Grinnell College
Amanda M Pascoe, Furman University
Ben Harris, Brown University
(10031569)

4:30 p.m.
Stoichiometric Tumor Model: Phosphorus Flow.
Bo Deng, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Vladimir V Ufimtsev, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Melissa Wilson*, Creighton University
(100392187)

5:00 p.m.
What's a quasi $\pi$group?
Jesse M. Pratt*, Northern Kentucky University
(10032085)

5:30 p.m.
Tornado sequences and $\Delta u = u^{\alpha}$ for $0<\alpha$.
Peter M Luthy*, Connecticut College
Alex Meadows, Cornell University
Phillip Whitman, University of Texas, Austin
Frances Hammock, University of California, Berkeley
(100335110)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College (CUNY) jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter, Westmont College
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia

1:00 p.m.
Hard mathematics in the medieval Islamic tradition: alMahani's treatise on ratio theory.
Jan P Hogendijk*, Universities of Utrecht and Leiden, Netherlands
(100301920)

1:30 p.m.
The Latin tradition of Thabit ibn Qurrah's Treatise on the secant figure.
Eberhard Heinrich Knobloch*, Berlin University of Technology, Germany
(100301313)

2:00 p.m.
Transmission and impact of mathematical tables.
Kim Plofker*, University of Utrecht, IIAS Leiden, Netherlands
(1003011005)

2:30 p.m.
European Mathematics in the New Spain, 15211821: A survey conducted in the Biblioteca Cervantina (Monterrey, Mexico).
Jose A. Cervera*, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey
(1003011459)

3:00 p.m.
Mathematical Instrumentalism in PreCopernican Astronomy.
Craig Graham Fraser*, University of Toronto
(100301701)

3:30 p.m.
Matrices without numbers.
Anthony J. Crilly*, Middlesex University, London, England.
(100301900)

4:00 p.m.
The WeierstrassSchwarz Correspondence.
Ruediger Thiele*, University of Leipzig, Germany
(1003011119)

4:30 p.m.
Georg Cantor, the founder of set theory, in contact with catholic theologians of his time.
Christian Tapp*, Lehrstuhl fuer Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Munich University, Germany
(100301557)

5:00 p.m.
Aspects of the Reception of Fredholm's Work on Integral Equations in France and Italy.
Thomas Archibald*, Acadia University and Dibner Institute, MIT
Rossana Tazzioli, University of Catania, Italy
(100301342)

5:30 p.m.
"The dramatic episode of Sundman": the changing fortunes of a mathematical result.
June BarrowGreen*, The Open University, UK
(100301213)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Ecology, II
Organizers:
Semen Koksal, Florida Institute of Technology skoksal@fit.edu
Sebastian Schreiber, The College of William and Mary sjschr@wm.edu
Robert van Woesik, Florida Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
Appropriate Models for the Management of Infectious Diseases.
Pej Rohani*, Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia
Helen Wearing, Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia
(1003921260)

1:30 p.m.
Thermal stress, coralbleaching susceptibility, and modeling population response.
Robert van Woesik, Florida Institute of Technology
Semen Koksal*, Florida Institute of Technology
(1003921640)

2:00 p.m.
Optimal Control of a Metapopulation Model for Bears.
Suzanne Lenhart*, University of Tennessee
Rene Salinas, Appalachian State University
Louis Gross, University of Tennessee
(100349500)

2:30 p.m.
Mixed dispersal strategies and spatial structure.
Jeffrey D Achter*, Department of Biology, Colorado State University
Colleen T Webb, Department of Biology, Colorado State University
(100392125)

3:00 p.m.
Optimal Control of an Integrodifference Model for Gypsy Moths.
Andrew J Whittle*, University of Tennessee
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee
K. A.J. White, University of Bath
(1003921183)

3:30 p.m.
Coevolutionary arms races between bacteria and bacteriophage.
Joshua S Weitz*, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
Hyman Hartman, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Simon A Levin, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
(1003921523)

4:00 p.m.
Valuing the Agricultural Pest Control Service Provided by Brazilian Freetailed Bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) in South Texas through mathematical models.
Paula Federico*, University of Tennessee
A. Nelly CorreaSandoval, ITESM, Monterrey, Mexico
William E. Grant, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Thomas G. Hallam, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
(1003921193)

4:30 p.m.
Modelling morphogenesis of a branching coral.
Jaap A. Kaandorp*, Section Computational Science, University of Amsterdam
(1003921378)

5:00 p.m.
The role of interactions between nonlinearities and fluctuations in population and commmunity dynamics.
Peter Chesson*, University of California
(1003921007)

5:30 p.m.
How the diversity of seed dormancy cycles contributes to the coexistence of desert winter annuals?
Andrea Mathias*, University of California, Davis
Peter Chesson, University of California, Davis
(1003921661)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Reaction Diffusion Equations and Applications, II
Organizers:
XuYan Chen, Georgia Institute of Technology
Yuanwei Qi, University of Central Florida yqi@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu
Junping Shi, The College of William and Mary shij@math.wm.edu
Ratnasingham Shivaji, Mississippi State University

1:00 p.m.
On A Nonlocal PhaseField System.
Peter W Bates*, Michigan State University
Jianlong Han, Michigan State University
Guangyu Zhao, Michigan State University
(1003351235)

1:30 p.m.
The Neumann boundary problem for a Nonlocal CahnHilliard equation.
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University
Jianlong Han*, Department of Math. Michigan State University
(100335968)

2:00 p.m.
Discussion.

2:30 p.m.
Pattern formation in nonlinear chemical reaction systems.
WeiMing Ni, University of Minnesota
Moxun Tang*, Michigan State University
(1003921473)

3:00 p.m.
Coexistence and stability of solutions for a class of reactiondiffusion equations.
Zhenbu Zhang*, Jackson State University
(100335901)

3:30 p.m.
A Nonstandard Finite Difference Scheme for Coupled Nonlinear PDE's Modeling Heat Transport.
Ronald E Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(100335253)

4:00 p.m.
Mathematical Analysis for a Problem from Stress Driven Diffusion.
W Xie*, Cal Poly Pomona
(1003351649)

4:30 p.m.
The Universality of Chemical Reaction Systems with Critical Nonlinearity.
Yuanwei Qi*, University of Central Florida
(100335883)

5:00 p.m.
Isothemal Balls in an autocatalytic chemical reaction.
Junping Shi*, College of William and Mary
Xuefeng Wang, Tulane University
(1003351424)

5:30 p.m.
Periodic Pattern formation in the GrayScott model.
Jinguo Lian*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1003351694)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Geometry Codes
Organizers:
Shuhong Gao, Clemson University sgao@clemson.edu
Gretchen L. Matthews, Clemson University gmatthe@clemson.edu

1:00 p.m.
Pseudocodewords of cycle codes via zeta functions.
Ralf Koetter, Coordinated Science Lab, University of Illinois, Urbana
WenChing Winnie Li*, Penn State University, University Park
Pascal O. Vontobel, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Judy L. Walker, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(100394738)

1:30 p.m.
New (Explicit) Constructions of Asymptotic Families of Constant Degree Expander Graphs from Algebraic Geometric (AG) Codes and Their Applications to Tanner Codes.
Heeralal Janwa*, Courant Institute/University of Puerto Rico
(1003941248)

2:00 p.m.
Interplay between moduli theory and algebraic geometry codes.
Vinay K Deolalikar*, Hewlett Packard Labs
(100314865)

2:30 p.m.
A Generalized Floor Bound on the Minimum Distance of Geometric Goppa Codes.
Jason G McCullough*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Benjamin Lundell, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1003141319)

3:00 p.m.
Explicit constructions of algebraic geometric codes.
Hiren Maharaj*, Clemson University
(1003141152)

3:30 p.m.
Automorphism groups of some AG codes and curves.
D Joyner*, US Naval Academy
A Ksir, same
(100314758)

4:00 p.m.
Using vector bundles to investigate limits on the list decodability of AG codes.
Drue Coles*, Bloomsburg University
(1003141218)

4:30 p.m.
Affine Variety Codes from Generalized $C_{ab}$ Curves.
Gary L. Salazar*, Trinity University
(100314267)

5:00 p.m.
Errorcorrecting codes on low rank surfaces.
Marcos Zarzar*, University of Texas at Austin
(1003111492)

5:30 p.m.
A Polynomial Method for Algebraic Geometry Codes.
Jeffrey B. Farr*, Simon Fraser University
Shuhong Gao, Clemson University
Daniel L. Noneaker, Clemson University
(1003941349)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematicians' Work on Mathematics Education
Organizers:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona wmc@math.arizona.edu

1:00 p.m.
Teaching 6th Grade Mathematics.
Sybilla Beckmann*, University of Georgia
(1003971074)

1:20 p.m.
Elementary Measurement and Geometry for Teachers.
Scott Baldridge*, Lousiana State University
Thomas H Parker, Michigan State University
(100397766)

1:40 p.m.
Focus on Mathematics.
Glenn Stevens*, Boston University
(1003971576)

2:00 p.m.
Professional development programs for elementary mathematics teachers a content perspective.
Harvey B Keynes*, Univ of Minnesota
Michael S Keynes, Purdue University Calumet
(100397302)

2:20 p.m.
The challenges in designing of a good school mathematics curriculum.
Alan C Tucker*, SUNYStony Brook
(100397275)

2:40 p.m.
Japanese lesson study.
Maria S. Nogin*, California State University, Fresno
(1003K11543)

3:00 p.m.
Studies of Math College Admission Criteria and College Credit for High School Calculus.
Estela A. Gavosto*, University of Kansas
(1003971340)

3:20 p.m.
The effect of mathematics for general education on student attitudes towards math.
Tim Hsu*, San Jose State University
(100397180)

3:40 p.m.
Surviving the Bridge Project.
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
Corinne A Manogue, Department of Physics, Oregon State University
(1003971476)

4:00 p.m.
An Undergraduate Course in Symmetry and Finite Groups.
Lisa A Mantini*, Oklahoma State University
(1003201177)

4:20 p.m.
Motivating Undergraduates with Different Backgroungs to do Mathematics Research.
Manmohan Kaur*, Benedictine University
(100397459)

4:40 p.m.
Building WeBWorK.
Michael E. Gage*, University of Rochester
(1003971393)

5:00 p.m.
Computerbased learning in the Virginia Tech Math Emporium.
Frank S. Quinn*, Virginia Tech
(100397190)

5:20 p.m.
Teaching mathematics backwards:.
J. Jerry Uhl*, Univ of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(100397265)

5:40 p.m.
Case studies for mathematics graduate students: Development, Evaluation, and Dissemination.
Solomon Friedberg*, Boston College
(100397155)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Current Events
Organizers:
David Eisenbud, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and University of California Berkeley de@msri.org

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Mathematics Education in Fiber Arts
Organizers:
SarahMarie Belcastro, Xavier University smbelcas@cs.xu.edu
Carolyn A. Yackel, Mercer University yackel_ca@mercer.edu

1:00 p.m.
{\bf All meeting participants are invited to view the exhibit of many mathematical artworks.}

1:00 p.m.
An Overview of Mathematics in Fiber Arts, with an Attempt to Answer an AgeOld Question.
SarahMarie Belcastro*, Xavier University
(1003001284)

1:30 p.m.
Symmetries in CrossStitch.
Mary D Shepherd*, Northwest Missouri State University
(100300840)

2:00 p.m.
The graph theory of Blackwork embroidery.
Joshua Holden*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Lana Holden, Brazil, IN
(100300517)

2:30 p.m.
Experiencing and Learning Hyperbolic Geometry from Crocheted Models.
Daina Taimina*, Cornell University
(100397520)

3:00 p.m.
Quilts in the Classroom.
Amy F. Szczepa\'nski*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(100397387)

3:15 p.m.
Fortunatus's Purse.
Susan Goldstine*, St. Mary's College of Maryland
(1003001279)

3:30 p.m.
Exhibit.

4:00 p.m.
The Sierpinski Variations: SelfSimilar Crochet.
D. Jacob Wildstrom*, University of California, San Diego
(100337773)

4:15 p.m.
Cable patterns in Aran knitting, and braid groups.
Sharon M Frechette*, College of the Holy Cross
(1003201345)

4:30 p.m.
Picking up stitches.
Lana Holden*, Brazil, IN
Joshua Holden, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(100300518)

5:00 p.m.
Braid groups and knitting.
Daniel C Isaksen*, Wayne State University
(100355577)

5:30 p.m.
Realizing Algebraic Structures Through Knitting.
Carolyn A. Yackel*, Mercer University
(100308954)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Spaces of VectorValued Functions, II
Organizers:
Terje H\~oim, Florida Atlantic University
David A. Robbins, Trinity College davidrobbins@trincoll.edu

1:00 p.m.
Isomorphic Embeddings and Strongly Additive Measures.
Paul Lewis, University of North Texas
Kimberly Muller*, Lake Superior State University
(100346105)

1:30 p.m.
Extreme operators on continuous vectorvalued function spaces (preliminary report).
Hasan AlHalees, Saginaw Valley State University
Richard J. Fleming*, Central Michigan University
(100346114)

2:00 p.m.
Embedding $\ell_{\infty}$ into the Space of all Operators on Certain Banach Spaces.
G. Androulakis, University of South Carolina
K. Beanland, University of South Carolina
F. Sanacory*, University of South Carolina
S. J. Dilworth, University of South Carolina
(100346948)

2:30 p.m.
Embedding $\ell_{\infty}$ into the Dual Space of Nuclear Operators on Certain Banach Spaces.
G. Androulakis, University of South Carolina
K. Beanland*, University of South Carolina
S. J. Dilworth, University of South Carolina
F. Sanacory, University of South Carolina
(100346952)

3:00 p.m.
Some remarks about the invariant subspace problem.
George Androulakis*, University of South Carolina
(1003471430)

3:30 p.m.
Analogues between $C(X,E)$ and section spaces of Banach bundles.
Terje Hoim, Honors College, Florida Atlantic University
D. A. Robbins*, Trinity College
(100346340)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topics in Geometric Function Theory, I
Organizers:
Abdelkrim Farouk Brania, Morehouse College
David A. Herron, University of Cincinnati
Shanshuang Yang, Emory University syang@mathcs.emory.edu

1:00 p.m.
On the dimension of p harmonic measure.
John L Lewis*, University of Kentucky
Bjorn Bennewitz, University of Kentucky
(100330464)

1:30 p.m.
$L^p$Averaging Domains in Homogeneous Spaces.
Susan G Staples*, Texas Christian University
(100330580)

2:00 p.m.
Boundary limits for bounded quasiregular mappings.
Bao Qin Li, Florida International University
Enrique Villamor*, Florida International University
(100331594)

2:30 p.m.
Quasiregular gradient mappings and uniformly elliptic equations in the plane.
Albert Baernstein, Washington University in St. Louis
Leonid V. Kovalev*, Washington University in St. Louis
(100330628)

3:00 p.m.
Smooth Quasiregular Maps with Branching in $R^4$.
JangMei Wu*, University of Illinois, Urbana
Robert Kaufman, University of Illinois, Urbana
Jeremy Tyson, University of Illinois, Urbana
(100330961)

3:30 p.m.
The quasiconformal homogeneity of hyperbolic manifolds.
Petra BonfertTaylor*, Wesleyan University
Richard Canary, University of Michigan
Gaven Martin, University of Auckland
Edward C Taylor, Wesleyan University
(100330960)

4:00 p.m.
BiLipschitz and quasisymmetric embeddings of hyperspaces.
Jeremy T. Tyson*, University of Illinois
(100354857)

4:30 p.m.
Continuity of modulus and compactness of quasiconformal mappings in metric measure spaces.
Xiaosheng Li*, University of Minnesota, Morris
(100330855)

5:00 p.m.
Metric properties of hyperbolic polar coordinates.
William Ma*, Pennsylvania College of Technology
David Minda, University of Cincinnati
(100330215)

5:30 p.m.
Geometry of M\"obiusInvariant Metrics.
Zair Ibragimov*, University of Cincinnati
(100330804)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#16: Part B
Music and mathematics.
Organizers:
Leon Harkleroad, Wilton, ME

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part B
Teaching a Galois theory for undergraduates.
Organizers:
John R. Swallow, Davidson College

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part B
Mathematical finance.
Organizers:
Walter R. Stromquist, Bryn Mawr College

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, I

1:00 p.m.
Forced Two Layer BetaPlane QuasiGeostrophic Flow Part I: Longtime Existence and Existence of Weak Solutions. Part II: Time and Space Analyticity.
Constantin Onica*, Texas A&M University
(1003351272)

1:15 p.m.
First order compatibility for reactiondiffusion equations.
Danny Arrigo*, University of Central Arkansas
(1003351391)

1:30 p.m.
Saddle point solutions of an AllenCahn type equation: a numerical investigation.
Regina Speicher*, University of Connecticut
(1003351456)

1:45 p.m.
Mathematical Description of Multilayer Relaxation and Point Defects in Solids.
Taras Odushkin*, University of Texas at Dallas
Janos Turi, University of Texas at Dallas
(100335224)

2:00 p.m.
Mild Periodic Solutions for Evolutionary Type Equations.
Mircea Dan Voisei*, TriState University
(100335349)

2:15 p.m.
Local Smoothing Property of Solutions for Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equations with Potentials Superquadratic at Infinity.
Guoping Zhang*, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
Fengshan Liu, Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
(100335477)

2:30 p.m.
On Transient Development of Water Waves over a Viscoelastic Ocean Bed.
Dambaru D Bhatta*, University of TexasPan American
Lokenath Debnath, University of TexasPan American
(100335490)

2:45 p.m.
Introduction to Partial DifferentialAlgebraic Equations.
Mark A. Pierson*, Virginia Tech
(100335539)

3:00 p.m.
$W^{2,p}$ estimates of the heat equation in a domain $\bar\Omega\subset\mathbb{R}^{n}$ and their requirements on the regularity of $\partial\Omega$.
Gavin J Waters*, University of Delaware
(100335540)

3:15 p.m.
Generalized Quasilinearization Method with Numerical Application for Reaction Diffusion System.
Aghalaya S Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jie Yang*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(100335660)

3:30 p.m.
Analysis of the Paraxial Wave Equation: Part II.
Pete A McCoy*, U.S. Naval Academy
Reza MalekMadani, U.S. Naval Academy
(100335836)

3:45 p.m.
Some Eigenvalue Results for Certain Matrices Associated with Graphs.
Kinnari R. Patel*, Georgia State University
(1003151244)

4:00 p.m.
Discussion.

4:15 p.m.
Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems.
An H. Le*, University of Utah
(10033559)

4:30 p.m.
LittlewoodPaley theory, Atomic decomposition and Schr\"odinger operators.
Shijun Zheng*, Louisiana State University
(10033598)

4:45 p.m.
Inverse Scattering Problem for the Schr\"{o}dinger Operator with External YangMills Potentials in Two Dimensions.
Xiaosheng Li*, UCLA
(100335126)

5:00 p.m.
$N$pulses and an instability criterion in a class of nonlinearly coupled Schr\"o\din\ger equations.
Russell K. Jackson*, Boston University
(100335132)

5:15 p.m.
ConstraintPreserving Boundary Conditions for Some Hyperbolic Systems of Differential Equations.
Nicolae Tarfulea*, University of Minnesota  Purdue University Calumet
(100335133)

5:30 p.m.
Estimation of blood alcohol concentration using skin vapor alcohol measurements: a nonlinear model.
Miguel A. Dumett*, University of Southern California
Gary Rosen, University of Southern California
Robert Swift, Brown University
(1003491587)

5:45 p.m.
Harmonic map problems for a nematic liquid crystal in polyhedral cells.
A Majumdar, University of Bristol, and HewlettPackard Laboratories, Bristol
J M Robbins, University of Bristol
M Zyskin*, University of Bristol
(100335127)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Ordinary Differential Equations

1:00 p.m.
AndronovHopf Bifurcations in the Quaternions.
Fernanda Botelho, University of Memphis
James E. Jamison, University of Memphis
J. Angela Murdock*, University of Memphis
(1003341120)

1:15 p.m.
Nonlinear LimitPoint/LimitCircle Results for HalfLinear Equations.
Miroslav Bartusek, Masaryk University Brno
John R. Graef*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(1003341192)

1:30 p.m.
Fixed Points and Stability of a Volterra Equation with Variable Delay.
Leigh C Becker*, Christian Brothers University
T A Burton, Northwest Research Institute
(1003341418)

1:45 p.m.
Changing Time Scales: Bifurcations in Second Degree Equations.
Kelli J. Hall*, Marshall University
Elizabeth R. Duke, Marshall University
Ralph W. ObersteVorth, Marshall University
(1003341525)

2:00 p.m.
Changing Time Scales: The Continuous Case as a Limit.
Elizabeth R Duke*, Marshall University
Kelli J Hall, Marshall University
Bonita A Lawrence, Marshall University
Ralph W ObersteVorth, Marshall University
(1003341533)

2:15 p.m.
Uniqueness and existence for boundary value problems via variational equations.
Jeffrey A. Ehme*, Spelman College
(1003341568)

2:30 p.m.
Exact Finite Difference Scheme for SecondOrder, Linear ODE's Having Constant Coefficients.
Kale Oyedeji*, Morehouse College
Sandra Rucker, Clark Atlanta University
Ronald Mickens, Clark Atlanta University
(1003341619)

2:45 p.m.
Impulsive Super Hybrid Differential Equations at Variable Times.
S. G. Hristova*, Denison University
(100334195)

3:00 p.m.
Nonlocal Boundary Value Problems on Time Scales at Resonance.
Nickolai Kosmatov*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(100334350)

3:15 p.m.
Periodic solutions for neutral nonlinear dynamical system on a time scale.
Eric R. Kaufmann*, Univeristy of Arkansas at Little Rock
Youssef N. Raffoul, University of Dayton
(100334469)

3:30 p.m.
Existence, selection and stability of needle crystals.
Xuming Xie*, Morgan State University
(100334510)

3:45 p.m.
Impulsive hybrid nonlinear boundary value problems and iterative scheme.
Seenith Sivasundaram*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
(100334525)

4:00 p.m.
On the compactness of the set of bounded orbits for a differential system.
ShuXiang Yu*, Academia Sinica
(100334538)

4:15 p.m.
An Applications of Higher Order Tangent Cones to Flowinvariance.
Elena Constantin*, Ohio University
(100334937)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion.

4:45 p.m.
Existence of Pulse and Spikes in Standing Waves ofa ReactionDiffussion System.
Fu Zhang*, Tennessee Tech University
(1003341053)

5:00 p.m.
Imaging and inverting for vertically and laterally varying media using an inverse scattering series method.
Bogdan G. Nita*, University of Houston
Fang Liu, University of Houston
Arthur B. Weglein, University of Houston
(10038667)

5:15 p.m.
Extending Lanchester's Equations to the TimeSpace Domain.
Greg S Spradlin*, EmbryRiddle University
Christina D. Spradlin, University of Central Florida
(1003901407)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Analysis, IV

1:00 p.m.
Stability of the $k$th order Lyness' Equation with a Period$k$ Coefficient.
Ed Janowski, University of Rhode Island
M. R. S. Kulenovic*, University of Rhode Island
Z. Nurkanovic, University of Tuzla
(1003391176)

1:15 p.m.
Asymptotic Behavior of a Perturbed Linear Dynamic Equation on a Time Scale.
Jennifer L Langdon*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1003391225)

1:30 p.m.
On the recursive sequence $x_{n+1} = \frac{\gamma x_{n1} + \delta x_{n2}}{x_{n} + x_{n2}}$.
Richard DeVault*, Northwestern State University of Louisiana
E. Camouzis, The American College of Greece
G. Papaschinopoulos, Democritus University of Thrace
(1003391241)

1:45 p.m.
LimitPoint Conditions for a SecondOrder Formally SelfAdjoint Dynamic Equation on a Time Scale.
Jacob J Weiss*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1003391444)

2:00 p.m.
On the Trichotomy Behavior of the Difference Equation x(n+1)=[q(n)x(n)+r(n)x(n1)]/[1+x(n)], n=1,2,...
Carol H Gibbons*, Salve Regina University
Carol B Overdeep, Western Oregon University
(1003391542)

2:15 p.m.
Global Attractivity of $x_{n+1}=\frac{x_{n}+\alpha x_{n1}+\beta }{ x_{n}+\gamma x_{n1}+\eta }$.
Piyapong Niamsup*, Chiang Mai University
Yongwimon Lenbury, Mahidol University
(10033925)

2:30 p.m.
Explicit Bounds for Second Order Difference Equations.
Eva G. Goedhart*, Wake Forest University, WinstonSalem, NC
Kenneth S. Berenhaut, Wake Forest University
(100339646)

2:45 p.m.
Some Integer Valued Recursive Equations with Eventually Periodic Solutions.
Jeff Feuer*, Dowling College
(100339785)

3:00 p.m.
Minimum Degrees of Polynomial Models on Time Series.
Chuang Peng*, Morehouse College
(100339789)

3:15 p.m.
Almost Periodic Difference Equations.
Zhivko S. Athanassov*, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(100339921)

3:30 p.m.
Summability methods and Burmannseries expansions.
Jerry P. King*, Lehigh University
(1003401229)

3:45 p.m.
Infinite Spirals and Polygonal Paths.
Aaron C. Cinzori*, Hope College
Thomas Scofield, Calvin College
Andrew Craker, University of Notre Dame
Erin Wicker, Alma College
(1003401237)

4:00 p.m.
Zeros of a Fourth Degree Linear Recurrence Relation.
Thomas R Hagedorn*, The College of New Jersey
(100340412)

4:15 p.m.
The general VietaWallis product for pi.
Thomas J Osler*, Rowan University
(100340662)

4:30 p.m.
Laplace Tranforms in Risk Theory.
Corina D. Constantinescu*, Oregon State University
Enrique A. Thomann, Oregon State University
(1003411294)

4:45 p.m.
Bivariate nterm rational approximation.
Kyungwon Park*, University of South Carolina
(1003411583)

5:00 p.m.
Norms of Interpolation Operators.
Natacha C. FontesMerz*, Westminster College
(100341983)

5:15 p.m.
A nondifferentiable function that is $L^{p}$ differentiable.
J. Marshall Ash*, DePaul University
(100326550)

5:30 p.m.
Summability of $\lambda$rearrangement for double sequences.
Richard F. Patterson*, University of North Florida
(1003401426)

5:45 p.m.
Forward scattering series and Pad\'e approximants for 1D wavefield propagation in an acoustic medium.
Bogdan G. Nita*, University of Houston
(10034166)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, III

1:00 p.m.
Minimum fractional dominating and maximum fractional packing functions.
Robert R Rubalcaba*, Auburn University
Matt Walsh, Indiana University/Purdue University at Fort Wayne
(1003051353)

1:15 p.m.
Fire containment in grids of dimension three and higher.
Stephen G. Hartke*, University of Illinois
Mike Develin, American Institute of Mathematics
(1003051365)

1:30 p.m.
Contracting graphs to squares.
Richard Hammack*, RandolphMacon College
(1003051389)

1:45 p.m.
Classifying pebble sets in convex polygons.
Randy Maddox*, Pepperdine University
(1003051443)

2:00 p.m.
The semigroup of equitable distributions of points in a convex polygon.
Kevin Iga*, Pepperdine University
(1003051446)

2:15 p.m.
Presburger arithmetic, rational generating functions, and the two stamp Frobenius problem.
Kevin M Woods*, University of California, Berkeley
(1003051453)

2:30 p.m.
Obstructions for cubic outerplanar graphs.
Joshua D. Hughes*, Louisiana Tech University
Galen E. Turner III, Louisiana Tech University
(1003051466)

2:45 p.m.
A Rook Theory Model for $p,q$Analogues of Hsu and Shiue's Generalized Stirling Numbers.
Karen S. Briggs*, University of California, San Diego
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California, San Diego
(1003051498)

3:00 p.m.
Permutations and ordinals: Wilf equivalence extended.
Gregory N. Price*, Harvard University
(1003051502)

3:15 p.m.
When Can You Pack a Box With Translates of Two Bricks?
T. S. Michael*, U.S. Naval Academy
Richard J. Bower, United States Marine Corps
(1003051505)

3:30 p.m.
On computing the linear complexity of certain classes of graphs.
David L. Neel*, Seattle University
Michael Orrison, Harvey Mudd College
(1003051566)

3:45 p.m.
Counting subrings of $\mathbb{Z}^n$ of index $k$.
Ricky Ini Liu*, Harvard University
(1003051584)

4:00 p.m.
Real Number Radio Channel Assignment for the Triangular Lattice and the Square Lattice.
Xiaohua Teresa Jin*, University of South Carolina
Jerrold R. Griggs, University of South Carolina
(100305258)

4:15 p.m.
The R\'enyiUlam pathological liar game with a fixed number of lies.
Robert B. Ellis*, Texas A&M University
Vadim Ponomarenko, Trinity University
Catherine H. Yan, Texas A&M University
(100305301)

4:30 p.m.
Splitter theorems for $4$regular graphs.
Guoli Ding, Louisiana State University
Jinko Kanno*, Louisiana Tech University
(100305355)

4:45 p.m.
Potentially $K_s^t$graphic degree sequences.
John Roger Schmitt*, Emory University
Ronald J Gould, Emory University
Michael Ferrara, Emory University
(100305418)

5:00 p.m.
Longest Induced Cycles on Cayley Graphs.
Elena D Fuchs*, University of California, Berkeley
(100305456)

5:15 p.m.
Ordered Achromatic Numbers of Paths, Cycles, and Trees.
Michael J. Fisher, California State University, Fresno
Victor Kostyuk, Rochester Institute of Technology
Darren A. Narayan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(100305471)

5:30 p.m.
On a generalization of the Oberwolfach Problem.
Nick Cavenagh, The University of Queensland
Abdollah Khodkar*, State University of West Georgia
Saad ElZanati, Illinois State University
Charles Vanden Eynden, Illinois State University
(100305472)

5:45 p.m.
ComplementRegular Gray Codes.
Matthew T Elder*, University of South Carolina
(100305498)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Courses Below Calculus: A New Focus, II
Organizers:
Mary Robinson, University of New MexicoValencia Campus maryrobn@unm.edu
Laurette B. Foster, Prairie View A & M University
Arlene H. Kleinstein, Farmingdale State University of New York
Norma M. Agras, Miami Dade Community College
Linda Martin, Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute
Florence S. Gordon, New York Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
What's Wrong with College Algebra?
Sheldon P. Gordon*, Farmingdale State University of New York
(1003C11469)

1:25 p.m.
A Vision Becomes Reality.
Norma M Agras*, Miami Dade College
(1003C11146)

1:50 p.m.
Financial Survival and College Algebra Applications.
Ronald J Harshbarger*, University of South Carolina Beaufort
Lisa S Yocco, Georgia Southern University
(1003C1649)

2:15 p.m.
A Quantitative Reasoning Course using Activities with Real Data.
Alicia Sevilla*, Moravian College
Kay Somers, Moravian College
(1003C1721)

2:40 p.m.
Virtual Discussion Board: A Way to Enhance Conceptual Understanding in a Mathematics Class.
Saburo Matsumoto*, The Master's College, Santa Clarita, CA
(1003C1235)

3:05 p.m.
Making Mathematics Relevant.
Laurie Johnson*, Trinity College
(1003C1569)

3:30 p.m.
When General Education Meets Mathematics: Designing a New Quantitative Literacy Course.
Fred Peskoff*, Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
(1003C11004)

3:55 p.m.
Stressing the Underlying Structure When Teaching College Algebra.
Pat Shure*, University of Michigan
(1003C1978)

4:20 p.m.
A Final Course in Mathematics for Humanities Majors.
Brian P. Kelly*, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(1003C1582)

4:45 p.m.
Perceptions of Mathematics: Replacing Fear and Loathing with Appreciation and Understanding.
Mary R. Robinson*, University of New MexicoValencia Campus
(1003C11645)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, II
Organizers:
Douglas Drinen, University of the South ddrinen@sewanee.edu
Sean L. Forman, St. Joseph's University
Howard L. Penn, US Naval Academy

1:00 p.m.
Using Nontechnical NFL Data in Interesting Classroom Regression Examples.
Vince Schielack*, Texas A&M University
(1003D1460)

1:20 p.m.
Protection in the batting order: does it matter who hits behind Barry Bonds?
JohnCharles Bradbury, Sewanee: The University of the South
Doug Drinen*, Sewanee: The University of the South
(1003D1707)

1:45 p.m.
Some SportsRelated Election Methods and Ranking Procedures.
Richard E. Klima*, Appalachian State University
(1003D1158)

2:10 p.m.
Some Elementary Mathematics of Major League Baseball Scheduling.
Mike Pinter*, Belmont University
(1003D1839)

2:35 p.m.
Soccer, Cubic Functions and the Inflection Point.
Murray H. Siegel*, Governor's School for Science & Mathematics
(1003D186)

3:00 p.m.
Models for Playing Technique in Baseball.
G. Edgar Parker*, Jame Madison University
(1003D1542)

3:25 p.m.
Why so many World Series Go Seven Games.
Joseph Evan*, King's College
Daniel Ghezzi, King's College
(1003D1788)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Philosophy of Mathematics
Organizers:
Charles R. Hampton, The College of Wooster Hampton@wooster.edu
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University

1:00 p.m.
What Is Mathematics II: A Possible Answer.
Bonnie Gold*, Monmouth University
(1003P1488)

1:25 p.m.
Strands in the history of geometry and how they affect our views as to what geometry is.
David W Henderson*, Cornell University
Daina Taimina, Cornell University
(1003P1652)

1:50 p.m.
Object and Attribute: the case of Curves and Equations.
Robert E Bradley*, Adelphi University
(1003P1830)

2:15 p.m.
Philosophy of Mathematics in Classical India: an Overview.
Homer S. White*, Georgetown College, KY
(1003P1522)

2:40 p.m.
Realism and Mathematics: Peirce and Infinitesimals.
Daniel C. Sloughter*, Furman University
(1003P1655)

3:05 p.m.
Fictionalism and the interpretation of mathematical discourse.
Thomas Drucker*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(1003P1405)

3:30 p.m.
Linguistic Relativity in Applied Mathematics.
Troy D. Riggs*, Union University
(1003P1409)

3:55 p.m.
Applied MathematicsA Philosophical Problem.
Charles R. Hampton*, The College of Wooster
(1003P1708)

4:20 p.m.
Generalised likelihoods, ideals and infinitesimal chances  how to approach the "zerofit problem".
Frederik S Herzberg*, University of Oxford
(1003P1597)

5:00 p.m.
Please see the separate listing for the SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics at 5:00 p.m.

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Using Handheld Technology to Facilitate StudentCentered Teaching/Learning Activities at the Developmental Algebra Level
Organizers:
Edward D. Laughbaum, The Ohio State University elaughba@math.ohiostate.edu
Maria DeLucia, Middlesex County College

1:00 p.m.
Enhancing the Teaching and Learning of Quadratic Equations by Using Handheld Technology.
Kathleen Cage Mittag*, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Sharon E. Taylor, Georgia Southern University
(1003Q1793)

1:30 p.m.
Incorporating Graphing Calculators and Explorations to Encourage Students' Understanding and Use of Multiple Representations in Elementary and Intermediate Algebra.
Janet E. Teeguarden*, Ivy Tech State College, Indianapolis, IN
(1003Q1719)

2:00 p.m.
Graphing Calculator Apps as Teaching Tools in Remedial Algebra.
Ed D Laughbaum*, The Ohio State University
(1003Q1668)

2:30 p.m.
Focusing on Functions: Using activities, modeling, and graphing calculators to enhance Intermediate Algebra.
Robert Mann*, Western Illinois University
(1003Q1946)

3:00 p.m.
Making Sense of Functions Using Graphing Calculators and Calculator Based Rangers.
Tom Ottinger*, Reinhardt College
(1003Q1953)

3:30 p.m.
Utilizing the Graphing Calculator to Identify and Build on Students' Prior Experiences.
Mercedes A McGowen*, William Rainey Harper College
(1003Q11034)

4:00 p.m.
Analyzing fluidflow to understand nonlinear functions in developmental algebra.
June I Decker*, Three Rivers Community College
(1003Q1393)

4:30 p.m.
Calculator Activities that Enhance Developmental Mathematics.
Tonya C. Jones*, Kennesaw State University
Robert Birrell, Kennesaw State University
Pinder Naidu, Kennesaw State University
(1003Q11673)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, V
Organizers:
Daniel E. Otero, Xavier University otero@xavier.xu.edu
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University
Thomas A. Hern, Bowling Green State University
Janice B. Walker, Xavier University

1:00 p.m.
Serving Brownies Instead of Pie: An Alternative to Visualizing Fraction Operations for Elementary Teachers.
Richard H. Stout*, Gordon College
(1003X1406)

1:15 p.m.
Visual and dynamic experience in math.
Melkana A BrakalovaTrevithick*, Fordham University
(1003X1513)

1:30 p.m.
Oh, I SEE! Visual Models for Calculus.
Trisha Moller*, DeSales University
Melinda Schulteis, Concordia University Irvine
(1003X1399)

1:45 p.m.
Break

2:00 p.m.
Experiential Learning and Mind Maps.
Bathi Kasturiarachi*, Kent State University, Stark Campus
(1003X11350)

2:15 p.m.
Party Favors of Revolution: A calculus visualization technique.
Laurie Johnson*, Trinity College
(1003X1568)

2:30 p.m.
Roof Ridgelines and Medial Axes.
Bruno Guerrieri*, Florida A&M University
(1003X11432)

2:45 p.m.
Math Research for Freshmen: Applications in Image Restoration.
Katrina M Palmer*, Appalachian State University
Lisa C Perrone, Tufts University
(1003X1625)

3:00 p.m.
Incorporating Software Tools into a Linear Algebra Course.
Karen Clark*, The College of New Jersey
Thomas Hagedorn, The College of New Jersey
(1003X11434)

3:15 p.m.
Cellular Automata Based Computation of Discrete Voronoi Diagrams.
Albert W Schueller*, Whitman College
(1003X1374)

3:30 p.m.
Infinite Polite Speeches, Konig's Lemma, and Aperiodicity.
Carol S. Schumacher*, Kenyon College
(1003X1834)

3:45 p.m.
Euler's proof of his polyhedral formula.
David Richeson*, Dickinson College
Christopher Francese, Dickinson College
(1003X11143)

4:00 p.m.
How Google Relies on Discrete Mathematics.
Gerald W. Kruse*, Juniata College
(1003X1255)

4:15 p.m.
The Last Round Matching Problem.
Paul F Gibson*, Delaware State University
Wenbo Li, University of Delaware
Fengshan Liu, Delaware State University
Xiquan Shi, Delaware State University
(1003X1672)

4:30 p.m.
A Characterization of the Tough Sets for the Generalized Petersen Graphs $G(n,2)$.
Kevin K Ferland*, Bloomsburg University
Megan L Holben, Syracuse University
(1003X1185)

4:45 p.m.
Some nonexistence results on Leech trees.
L A Szekely, Univ. of South Carolina
H Wang*, Department of Mathematics, Univ. of South Carolina
Y Zhang, University of South Carolina
(1003X1257)

5:00 p.m.
Parameters of L(2,1)colorings.
R Laskar*, Clemson University
P Fishburn, Florham Park, New Jersey
F Roberts, Rutgers University
J Villalpando, Gonzaga University
(1003X1421)

5:15 p.m.
Irreducibility of L(2,1)coloring.
J Villalpando*, Gonzaga University
R Laskar, Clemson University
(1003X1422)

5:30 p.m.
Yet Another Proof that $C_n = \frac{1}{n+1}\left({2n \atop n}\right)$, and a Generalization of the Catalan Sequence Using Lattice Paths.
Marc S Renault*, Shippensburg University
(1003X1806)

5:45 p.m.
Teaching a power of randomization  innovative approach.
Yana Kortsarts*, Widener University, Computer Science Department
(1003X11076)

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Modeling Problems of the Environment
Organizers:
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University fusaro@math.fsu.edu

Friday January 7, 2005, 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 jon.scott@montgomerycollege.edu

1:00 p.m.
Workshop Precalculus: Developing Pedagogically Powerful Instructional Materials for an Integrated Course in Functions, Data Analysis and Modeling.
Nancy Baxter Hastings, Dickinson College
David Hastings*, Shippensburg University
Kevin Callahan, California State University Hayward
Allan Rossman, CalPoly San Luis Obispo

1:00 p.m.
Improving Calculus: Developing Concepts Through Good Questions.
Maria Terrell*, Cornell University
Robert Connelly, Cornell University

1:00 p.m.
webODEs: A web site devoted to the teaching of ordinary differential equations.
Paul Blanchard*, Boston University

1:00 p.m.
Technical Mathematics for Tomorrow: Recommendations and Exemplary Programs.
Mary Ann Hovis*, Rhodes State College
Robert Kimball, Wake Technical Community College

1:00 p.m.
Making Math Meaningful Through Workplace Research.
Robert Kimball*, Wake Technical Community College

1:00 p.m.
Biomathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum.
Raina Robeva*, Sweet Briar College

1:00 p.m.
Teaching Biomathematics: An Unconventional Textbook for Introductory Courses in Mathematical Biology.
Raina Robeva*, Sweet Briar 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.
DiscoveryBased Science and Mathematics in an Environmental Context.
Stephanie Fitchett*, Florida Atlantic University

1:00 p.m.
The Probability/Statistics Object Library.
Kyle Siegrist*, University of Alabama in Huntsville

1:00 p.m.
Connecting Mathematics for Elementary Teachers.
Keith Schwingendorf*, Purdue University North Central
David Feikes, Purdue University North Central

1:00 p.m.
Seeing the Connections: Promoting Profound Understanding of Secondary Mathematics.
Steve Benson*, Education Development Center
Al Cuoco, Education Development Center
Karen Graham, University of New Hampshire
Neil Portnoy, Stony Brook 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.
Dale Daniel*, Lamar University
Ted Mahavier, Lamar University

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: A Problem Based Calculus Sequence.
Shing So*, Central Missouri State University

1:00 p.m.
A prototype online hint system for teaching introductory combinatorics by guided discovery.
Ken Bogart*, Dartmouth College

1:00 p.m.
Phaser: A Universal Simulator for Dynamical Systems.
Huseyin Kocak*, University of Miami
Brian Coomes, University of Miami

1:00 p.m.
Teaching Discrete Mathematics via Original Historical Sources.
Jerry Lodder*, New Mexico State University
David Pengelley, New Mexico State University

1:00 p.m.
Implementation of WeBWorK Delivering InternetBased Homework In College Algebra Classes.
Neil Sigmon*, Radford University
Coreen Mett, Radford University

1:00 p.m.
The Hydrogen Atom: Ann Introduction to Group and Representation Theory.
Stephanie Frank Singer*, formerly of Haverford College

1:00 p.m.
CAUSEweb: A Digital Library for Undergraduate Statistics Education.
Ginger Holmes Rowell*, Middle Tennessee State University
Scott McDaniel, Middle Tennessee State University
Dennis Pearl, The Ohio State University
Roger Woodard, North Carolina State University
Megan Duffey, Middle Tennessee State University
Ileah McKee, Middle Tennessee State University

1:00 p.m.
Demos with Positive Impact.
Lila Roberts*, Georgia College & State University
David Hill, Temple University

1:00 p.m.
Integrating Computer Explorations into College Geometry.
William Fenton*, Bellarmine University
Sr. Barbara Reynolds, Cardinal Stritch University

1:00 p.m.
Adapting WeBWorK InternetBased Gateway Exams and Maple PowerTools to Introduce Appropriate Use of Technology in the First Two Semesters of Calculus.
Daniel Heath*, Pacific Lutheran University

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: Training Environmental Statisticians Using Complicated Data Sets to Make More Informed Environmental Decisions.
William Hunt*, North Carolina State University
Kimberly Weems, North Carolina State University

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: Training Environmental Statisticians Using Complicated Data Sets to Make More Informed Environmental Decisions.
Nagambal Shah*, Spelman College
Monica Stephens, Spelman College

1:00 p.m.
Mathematics for Future Secondary Teachers: A Collection of Curriculum Models and Ideas.
James Madden*, Louisiana State University

1:00 p.m.
Diffraction for Undergraduates.
David Kammler*, Southern Illinois University

1:00 p.m.
Writing to Learn MathematicsNo Instructor Grading.
Mary Kay Abbey*, Montgomery College
Bette Daudu, Montgomery College

1:00 p.m.
WeBWorK in the Mathematics Curriculum.
Jeff Holt*, University of Virginia

1:00 p.m.
WebBased Math Homework.
John Jones*, Arizona State University

1:00 p.m.
Improving Mathematical Skill and Attitudes of Underprepared College Freshmen.
Rosalie Dance*, University of the Virgin Islands

1:00 p.m.
Core Mathematics.
Gary Krahn*, United States Military Academy
Don Small, United States Military Academy

1:00 p.m.
The National Curve Bank Project: A MATH Archive.
Shirley Gray*, California State University Los Angeles
Bill Austin, University of Tennessee at Martin
Phillip Johnson, Appalachian State University

1:00 p.m.
Improving Preservice Mathematics Teachers' Understanding of Fundamental Concepts in the Secondary Mathematics Curriculum.
John Lorch*, Ball State University
Ralph Bremigan, Ball State University
Elizabeth Bremigan, Ball State University

1:00 p.m.
Quantitative Methods for Public Policy.
David Bressoud*, Macalester College
Daniel Kaplan, Macalester College

1:00 p.m.
The PascGalois Project: Visualizing Abstract Algebra.
Michael Bardzell*, Salisbury University
Kathleen Shannon, Salisbury University

1:00 p.m.
A Motivational Course in Cryptology and Coding Theory to Reveal the Excitement and Relevance of Mathematics to the Early Undergraduate.
Sarah Spence*, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Gordon Prichett, Babson College

1:00 p.m.
Exploring Geometry: Integrated Textbook and Software for College Geometry.
Mike Hvidsten*, Gustavus Adolphus College

1:00 p.m.
The Vector Calculus Bridge Project.
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University

1:00 p.m.
Implementing Activitybased Cooperative Learning and Technology (ACT Curriculum) in Statistics Courses for Nonmajors and K12 Preservice Teachers.
Carl Lee*, Central Michigan University

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Development of Java Laboratories for College Algebra and Trigonometry.
Michael Mays*, West Virginia University

1:00 p.m.
Native Americanbased Materials for Integration into Undergraduate Mathematics Education.
Charles Funkhouser*, California State University Fullerton

1:00 p.m.
Pathways Through Algebra Project.
Terrie Teegarden*, San Diego Mesa College

1:00 p.m.
Discrete Mathematics for Prospective K8 Teachers.
Valerie DeBellis*, Shodor Education Foundation

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
AMS Workshop
T.A. development using case studies: A workshop for faculty (Part 2).
Organizers:
Solomon Friedberg, Boston University

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAA Project NExt Panel Discussion
Planning a sabbatical.
Organizers:
Jeffrey T. Barton, BirminghamSouthern College
Bernadette Mullins, BirminghamSouthern College
Barry S. Spieler, BirminghamSouthern College
Panelists:
William A. Marion, Valparaiso University
Neil Portnoy, Stony Brook University
Barbara Reynolds, Cardinal Stritch University
Michelle D. Wagner, National Security Agency

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
AMSMAA Joint Committee on Teaching Assistants and PartTime Instructors Panel Discussion
Just the facts: Profiles and inferences from data on permanently temporary faculty.
Organizers:
Kevin Charlwood, Wabash University
Judith L. Baxter, University of IllinoisChicago
Bettye Anne Case, Florida State University
Panelists:
Mary W. Gray, American University
Pat Shure, University of Michigan
Stephen B. Rodi, Austin Community College
James W. Maxwell, AMS
Bettye Anne Case,
Moderators:
Kevin Charlwood,

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on Articulation and Placement Panel Discussion
The great divide: Graphing calculators in secondary and college education.
Organizers:
Thomas W. Tucker, Colgate University
Panelists:
Gail F. Burrill, Michigan State University
Raymond J. Cannon, Baylor University
Richard H. Escobales, Canisius College
Thomas Tucker,

Friday January 7, 2005, 1:20 p.m.2:10 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Structural equivalences for the determinacy of real games.
W. Hugh Woodin*, University of California Berkeley

Friday January 7, 2005, 2:15 p.m.4:00 p.m.
NAM GranvilleBrownHaynes Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences

Friday January 7, 2005, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
RMMC Board of Directors

Friday January 7, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Presentations by Teaching Award Recipients

Friday January 7, 2005, 2:30 p.m.5:45 p.m.
ASL Session for Contributed Papers

2:30 p.m.
Description and Comparison of Computable Structures.
Wesley Calvert*, University of Notre Dame
Valentina Harizanov, George Washington University
Julia F Knight, University of Notre Dame
Sara Miller, University of Notre Dame

2:55 p.m.
Lusin sets, free abelian groups, and homeomorphisms of the BaerSpecker group.
Moses Klein*, Ohio University

3:20 p.m.
Closed Subsets of stationary Sets in P omegaone omegatwo.
Robert Mignone*, The College of Charleston

3:45 p.m.
Results in geometry of Dsemianalytic and subanalytic sets over NonArchimedean fields.
Y. Firat Celikler*, Purdue University

4:10 p.m.
CZF + Full Separation is equiconsistent with Second Order Arithmetic.
Robert Lubarsky*, Florida Atlantic University

4:35 p.m.
The Gardenfors Impossibility Theorem does not show that genuine beliefrevision functions cannot be monotonic.
Neil Tennant*, Ohio State University

5:00 p.m.
On the existence of a single axiom for implicational Rmingle.
Dolph Ulrich*, Purdue University

5:25 p.m.
Sensitivity and Specificity of the Genetic Code.
Dennis F Cudia*, Rockford, Illinois

Friday January 7, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science Policy Panel Discussion
Advances in biomedical research will depend on help from the mathematical sciences.
Presenters:
Jeremy Berg, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Adam Paul Arkin, University of California Berkeley

Friday January 7, 2005, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Classroom networks for developing mathematical understanding.
Organizers:
Franklin D. Demana, The Ohio State University
Jeremy Roschelle, SRI International
Panelists:
James J. Kaput, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
Walter Stroup, University of Texas, Austin
Louis Abrahamson, Better Education, Inc.

Friday January 7, 2005, 2:45 p.m.4:45 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Actuarial education.
Organizers:
Bettye Anne Case, Florida State University
Steve Paris, Florida State University
Matthew J. Hassett, Arizona State University
Krzysztof M. Ostaszewski, Illinois State University
Presenters:
Richard London, University of Connecticut

Friday January 7, 2005, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#14: Part B
Euler.
Organizers:
William W. Dunham, Muhlenberg College
Edward C. Sandifer, Western Connecticut State University

Friday January 7, 2005, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part B
Creating interactive workbooks using MS Excel.
Organizers:
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College

Friday January 7, 2005, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part B
Infusing connections into core courses for future secondary teachers.
Organizers:
Steve R. Benson, Education Development Center
Al Cuoco, Education Development Center
Karen J. Graham, University of New Hampshire
Neil Portnoy, Stony Brook University

Friday January 7, 2005, 3:20 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Teaching Visualization Skills, II
Organizers:
Mary L. Platt, Salem State College mplatt@salemstate.edu
Catherine A. Gorini, Maharishi University of Managment
Sarah J. Greenwald, Appalachian State University

3:20 p.m.
Discussion.

3:40 p.m.
Teaching Students to Illustrate Border and Wallpaper Patterns.
Gwen L Fisher*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
(1003N1685)

4:00 p.m.
Visualization on Pool Tables and Cones using Geometer's Sketchpad.
Nathaniel Miller*, University of Northern Colorado
(1003N1396)

4:20 p.m.
Handson Visualization in Preparation for Computer Graphics.
Julie Barnes*, Western Carolina University
Kathy Ivey, Western Carolina University
(1003N1730)

4:40 p.m.
Teaching Visualization Skills in a Geometry course for preservice Elementary School Teachers.
Cecelia Laurie*, University of Alabama
Cristina Gomez, University of Alabama
Wei Shen Hsia, University of Alabama
(1003N1474)

5:00 p.m.
Visual College Algebra for Teachers.
Laurie Burton*, Western Oregon University
Maria G. Fung, Western Oregon University
(1003N1247)

Friday January 7, 2005, 4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Committee on Undergraduate Student Activities and Chapters (CUSAC) Poster Session
Undergraduate student poster session.
Organizers:
Mario Martelli, Claremont McKenna College

Friday January 7, 2005, 4:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
SIGMAA for Quantitative Literacy Panel Discussion
Systemwide quantitative literacy initiatives.
Organizers:
Judith F. Moran, Trinity College
Caren L. Diefenderfer, Hollins University
Panelists:
Linda R. Sons, Northern Illinois University
Kathleen B. Burk, Pensacola Junior College
Kimberly M. Vincent, Washington State University
Bernard L. Madison, University of Arkansas

Friday January 7, 2005, 4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
WEB SIGMAA Business Meeting
Organizers:
Kirby A. Baker, University of California Los Angeles

Friday January 7, 2005, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics Business Meeting, Guest Lecture, and Reception
Organizers:
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University
Satish Bhatnagar, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Friday January 7, 2005, 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Business, Industry and Government Welcoming Reception

Friday January 7, 2005, 5:15 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Quantitative Literacy Business Meeting and Reception
Organizers:
Judith F. Moran, Trinity College
Caren L. Diefenderfer, Hollins University

Friday January 7, 2005, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
{\bit Mathematical Reviews} Reception

Friday January 7, 2005, 6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA and Educational Advancement Foundation Reception

Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 p.m.8:40 p.m.
NAM Reception, Banquet, and CoxTalbot Address
This talk will take place at conclusion of the NAM Banquet.
Intrinsically interesting mathematical intrigue (Why I love mathematics).
John W. Alexander Jr.*, MiamiDade College
Saturday January 8, 2005

Saturday January 8, 2005, 7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, III
Organizers:
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamara A. Burton, Rochester Institute of Technology tabsma@rit.edu
Michael J. Fisher, California State University, Fresno mfisher@csufresno.edu
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology cvlsma@rit.edu

8:00 a.m.
Using Scale Mixtures of Normals to Model Continuously Compounded.
Kristen Dardia, James Madison University
Melanie Wilson*, Allegheny College
Hamdan Hasan, James Madison University
(1003621578)

8:30 a.m.
Tracking Motions of Cellular Leaves.
Sandra Gregov*, York University
Walter Whiteley, York University
Joseph Aiken, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
(1003521039)

9:00 a.m.
Properties of a family of generalized Fibonacci type polynomials.
Lisa L. Lackney*, The University of Akron
(100311974)

9:30 a.m.
Roots and matrix representations of generalized Fibonacci polynomials.
Lori A. McDonnell*, The University of Akron
(100311963)

10:00 a.m.
An Improved Algorithm to Search for QuasiTwisted Error Correcting Codes.
Benjamin T Johnson*, Kenyon College
Nuh Aydin, Kenyon College
(1003051516)

10:30 a.m.
The ncubed cubes problem.
Ethan Berkove, Lafayette College
Jenna Hammang*, Valparaiso University
Ben Hummon, Vassar College
Joy Kogut, Simmons College
(1003051519)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College (CUNY) jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter, Westmont College
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia

8:00 a.m.
Does the Chinese Term "mian" Really Equate with the Concept of Irrational Number?
Yibao Xu*, Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
(100301645)

8:30 a.m.
Papyrus versus Bamboo: A comparative study of ancient Egyptian and Chinese mathematical texts.
WannSheng Horng*, National Taiwan Normal University
(1003011011)

9:00 a.m.
Spherical Trigonometry in 1718th Century China after Euclid's Elements.
J.P. Jeff Chen*, St. Cloud State University
(100301584)

9:30 a.m.
Galileo 1633 and Florensky 1933. The uses of mathematics, science and cosmology in the conflict between the medieval and progressive world views.
Charles E. Ford*, Saint Louis University
(1003011338)

10:00 a.m.
A OneMan Show: James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, the ``Messenger of Mathematics," and the``Quarterly Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics".
Sloan Evans Despeaux*, Western Carolina University
(100301276)

10:30 a.m.
It's All for the Best: Looking for Perfection with Mathematical Models.
Judith V. Grabiner*, Pitzer College, Claremont, California
(100301572)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Nonsmooth Analysis in Variational and Imaging Problems, II
Organizers:
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu
Otmar Scherzer, University of Innsbruck

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Analysis and Applications in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, I
Organizers:
Michael T. Lacey, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jason L. Metcalfe, Georgia Institute of Technology metcalfe@math.gatech.edu
Gerd Mockenhaupt, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ronghua Pan, Georgia Institute of Technology panrh@math.gatech.edu
Andrzej J. Swiech, Georgia Institute of Technology

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Integrable Systems and Special Functions, II
Organizers:
Andras Balogh, University of TexasPan American
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of Central Florida
WenXiu Ma, University of South Florida maxw@math.usf.edu
Zhijun Qiao, Los Alamos National Laboratory qiao@lanl.gov

8:00 a.m.
On the asymptotic analysis of Toeplitz determinants via the RiemannHilbert method.
Alexander R Its*, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
(100333238)

8:30 a.m.
Orthogonal Polynomials with Discontinuous Weights: An Example on Painleve IV.
Yang Chen*, Imperial College London
(100333154)

9:00 a.m.
Special functions arising from discrete Painlev\'e equations.
Masatoshi Noumi*, Kobe University, Japan
(1003331072)

9:30 a.m.
Soliton Ensembles and Semiclassical Asymptotics.
Peter D Miller*, University of Michigan
(100335811)

10:00 a.m.
On Slepian series expansion.
Xiaoping Shen*, Ohio University
Naoki Saito, University of California  Davis
(100333136)

10:30 a.m.
The Sharpenining of WZ Theory.
Mohamud Mohammed*, Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey
Doron Zeilberger, Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey
(100333328)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex and Functional Analysis, I
Organizers:
Mihaly Bakonyi, Georgia State University
Imre Patyi, University of California San Diego imrepatyi@member.ams.org

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topics in Geometric Function Theory, II
Organizers:
Abdelkrim Farouk Brania, Morehouse College
David A. Herron, University of Cincinnati
Shanshuang Yang, Emory University syang@mathcs.emory.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Carleman function of one problem for the statics equations of elasticdeformed porous media in a halfplane.
Kholmatzhon Imomnazarov*, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics, Russia
Evgenij Grachev, Nikolaev Institute of Inorganic Chemistry Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences
Nasridin Zhabborov, National University of Uzbekistan
(1003301043)

8:30 a.m.
Dynamics and Structure of Julia sets of polynomial semigroups with bounded finite postcritical set.
Rich L Stankewitz*, Ball State University
Hiroki Sumi, Tokyo Institute of Technology
(100330843)

9:00 a.m.
Holomorphic family and Bers fiber space.
Chaohui Zhang*, Morehouse College
(1003301442)

9:30 a.m.
Applications of Potential Theory to problems in numerical linear algebra.
John F Rossi*, Virginia Tech
(100331803)

10:00 a.m.
$\beta$bounded/compact and HilbertSchmidt Composition operators.
Abebaw Tadesse*, University Of Pittsburgh
(100330798)

10:30 a.m.
On holomorphic continuation of functions.
Sevdiyor Akramovich Imomkulov*, AlKhorezmiy University
(100332828)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algorithmic Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, II
Organizers:
Saugata Basu, Georgia Institute of Technology
Victoria A. Powers, Emory University vicki@mathcs.emory.edu
Mika K. Sep\"al\"a, Florida State University mika.seppala@fsu.edu
Tanush T. Shaska, University of Idaho tshaska@uidaho.edu
Emil J. Volcheck, National Security Agency volcheck@acm.org

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Modular Representation Theory of Finite and Algebraic Groups, II
Organizers:
David J. Hemmer, University of Toledo david.hemmer@utoledo.edu
Cornelius Pillen, University of South Alabama pillen@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, II

8:15 a.m.
On MongeAmp\`ere Type Equations Arising In Optimal Transportation Problems.
Truyen Van Nguyen*, Temple University
(100335599)

8:30 a.m.
Direct approach for $C^{1,\alpha}$regularity of solutions to the MongeAmpere equation.
Diego M. Maldonado*, University of Kansas
L. Forzani, UNLIMAL Conicet (Argentina) and School of Statistics, University of Minnesota
(100335791)

8:45 a.m.
Discussion.

9:00 a.m.
Longtime Limit For The GinzburgLandau System With Pinning.
Jianzhong Sun*, U. North Carolina at Wilmington
Patricia Bauman, Purdue University
(100335915)

9:15 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior for the evolution of spinodal decomposition with elastic deformation.
M. Affouf*, Kean University
(1003351097)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion.

9:45 a.m.
Characterization of entire solutions to Burger's equation.
Upali P Karunathilake*, University of Minnesota
(1003351513)

10:00 a.m.
Global existence and uniqueness of solutions to nonlinear equations modeling the lowspeed flow of an incompressible, barotropic fluid.
Diane L Denny*, University of Wyoming
(1003351539)

10:15 a.m.
ReactionDiffusion models for epitaxial growth: scaling laws in step flow.
Cameron R Connell*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(1003351656)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Probability

8:00 a.m.
Free Stochastic Music.
Wai Chan*, Cal Poly Pomona
Michael Green, Cal Poly Pomona
(1003601006)

8:15 a.m.
Kendall Distribution Functions.
Roger B. Nelsen*, Lewis & Clark College
Jos\'{e} Juan Quesada Molina, Universidad de Granada (Spain)
Jos\'{e} Antonio Rodr\'{\i}guez Lallena, Universidad de Almer\'{\i}a (Spain)
Manuel \'{U}beda Flores, Universidad de Almer\'{\i}a (Spain)
(1003601198)

8:30 a.m.
Almost periodicity in probability and neutral stochastic functional differential equations with causal operators.
Zephyrinus C. Okonkwo*, Albany State University
(1003601269)

8:45 a.m.
Almost sure invariance principles for random walk in random environment.
Firas RassoulAgha*, Ohio State University
Timo Seppalainen, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(1003601529)

9:00 a.m.
Products of random variables and asymptotic distribution of the extremes.
Italo Simonelli*, Texas A&M UniveresityCommerce
(1003601589)

9:15 a.m.
On dispersive, stochastic inequalities and comparisons of the cauchy, gauss and logistic distributions.
Broderick Oluyede*, Georgia Southern University
(1003601597)

9:30 a.m.
On a stationary, triplewise independent, absolutely regular counterexample to the central limit theorem.
Richard C. Bradley*, Indiana University
(10036033)

9:45 a.m.
Palindromes Under a 1st Order Markov Model with Applications to Genetic Sequences.
Leanna Horton*, East Tennessee State University
Anne Shiu, University of Chicago
James Gardner, East Tennessee State University
(100360581)

10:00 a.m.
Survival Among Traps for a Random Walk on an Infinite Graph.
Lee Gibson*, Cornell University
(100360856)

10:15 a.m.
A definition of wavelet variance.
Xunming Du*, Great Basin College
(100360899)

10:30 a.m.
A Moment Inequality for a Functional of a Birth Markov Chain.
Constantine Georgakis*, DePaul University
(100360998)

10:45 a.m.
Applications of Geometric Moment Theory related to Optimal Portfolio Management.
George A Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
(10036021)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, IV

8:00 a.m.
On the WellCoveredness of Cartesian Products of Graphs.
Alexandra Ovetsky*, Princeton University
(100305506)

8:15 a.m.
Break

8:30 a.m.
On $H$Imitations.
Michael J Ferrara*, Emory University
Ronald J. Gould, Emory University
Gerard R. Tansey, Emory University
Thor Whalen, Metron, Inc.
(100305583)

8:45 a.m.
On an interpolation property of outerplanar graphs.
KoWei Lih*, Academia Sinica
ChenYin Lin, National Sun Yetsen University
LiDa Tong, National Sun Yetsen University
(100305603)

9:00 a.m.
Classes of graphs with bounded integrity.
Nadia Heninger*, University of California, Berkeley
Annalies Vuong, University of California, Santa Barbara
Anne Shiu, University of Chicago
(100305604)

9:15 a.m.
Completing Partial Latin Squares: a conjecture of Haggkvist.
Jaromy Scott Kuhl*, University of Mississippi
Tristan Denley, University of Mississippi
(100305612)

9:30 a.m.
Bad Squares on Board Games.
Amy N. Myers*, St. Joseph's University
(100305617)

9:45 a.m.
A new extension of the cage problem.
Connie M. Campbell*, Millsaps College
William Staton, University of Mississippi
(100305670)

10:00 a.m.
Pebbling random graphs.
James Gardner*, East Tennessee State University
Anant Godbole, East Tennessee State University
(100305705)

10:15 a.m.
Class 0, Deep, and Profound Graphs.
Carl Yerger*, Harvey Mudd College
Nathaniel Watson, Washington University in St. Louis
(100305706)

10:30 a.m.
Vertex neighbor integrity of graphs.
Anne Shiu*, University of Chicago
Nadia Heninger, University of California, Berkeley
Annalies Vuong, University of California, Santa Barbara
(100305718)

10:45 a.m.
On $H$Linked Graphs.
Michael J. Ferrara, Emory University
Ronald J. Gould, Emory University
Gerard R. Tansey*, Emory University
Thor Whalen, Metron, Inc., Reston, VA
(100305732)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.9:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Applied Mathematics, II

8:00 a.m.
Curriculum Development Through Primary Historical Sources.
Jerry M. Lodder*, New Mexico State University
(1003971246)

8:15 a.m.
Exponential Stability of Wave Systems Via Distributed Coupling Controllers.
M. Najafi*, Kent State University Ashtabula
(1003931019)

8:30 a.m.
Measure Solutions for Impulsive Evolution Equations with Measurable vector Fields.
N U Ahmed*, SITE/Department of Mathematics, University of Ottawa
(100393239)

8:45 a.m.
The Analysis of Intrinsic Mode Functions and Instantaneous Phase.
V. Vatchev*, University of South Carolina
R. Sharpley, University of South Carolina
(1003941508)

9:00 a.m.
Affine Transformation Method in Automatic Image Registration.
Xiquan Shi*, Delaware State University
Fengshan Liu, Delaware State University
(100394366)

9:15 a.m.
Improved Lagrangian for the Fermionic String.
A. M. Abdurrahman*, Department of Physics, Shippensburg University
J. M. Bordes, Departament de Fisica Teorica, Universitat de Valencia
(100381912)

9:30 a.m.
Pairing Strategy Draws in 2player $N^d$ TicTacToe.
Klay T Kruczek*, Western Oregon University
(100390590)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on My Three Favorite Original Calculus Problems
Organizers:
J. D. Phillips, Jr., Wabash College phillipj@wabash.edu
Timothy J. Pennings, Hope College

8:00 a.m.
Selfinterest and mean values: three problems.
J. D. Phillips*, Wabash College
(1003R11534)

8:15 a.m.
Honors Class Problems on Uniqueness and Inversion.
Charles W. Groetsch*, University of Cincinnati
(1003R1873)

8:30 a.m.
Putting it all Together.
G. Elton Graves*, RoseHulman Institue of Technology
(1003R1710)

8:45 a.m.
My Favorite Three Calculus Problems.
Heakyung Lee*, Winthrop University
(1003R1805)

9:00 a.m.
Coffee and fast food: Calculus on shapes familiar to students.
John C George*, Eastern New Mexico University
(1003R1619)

9:15 a.m.
My Three Favorite Original Calculus Problems.
Ron Buckmire*, Occidental College
(1003R1479)

9:30 a.m.
Three Interesting Calculus Challenges.
Kevin E. Charlwood*, Washburn University
(1003R1191)

9:45 a.m.
Three Problems for the Analytic Geometry Component of a FirstYear Calculus Course.
Ralf G. Peters*, University of Northern British Columbia
(1003R11095)

10:00 a.m.
Differing by a Constant and an Alternate Approach to Partial Fractions of Integrals.
N. R. Nandakumar*, Delaware State University
Michael J. Bosse, East Carolina University
(1003R1417)

10:15 a.m.
Nonstandard problems on Definite Integrals.
Anand Kumar*, Ramanujan School of Mathematics
(1003R11621)

10:30 a.m.
Standard Problems with a Twist.
Timothy J. Pennings*, Hope College
(1003R11083)

10:45 a.m.
Discussion.

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Meeting the Challenge: Relationship Between Mathematics and Biology in the 21st Century
Organizers:
Catherine M. Murphy, Purdue University Calumet murphycm@calumet.purdue.edu
G. Elton Graves, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
David A. Smith, Duke University

8:00 a.m.
Modeling Biological Systems with Difference Equations.
Mazen Shahin*, Delaware State University
(1003S11545)

8:30 a.m.
A Calculus Sequence for Biology Students.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
(1003S1401)

8:45 a.m.
A Model Introductory Mathematical Biology Course.
Ronald E Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(1003S11626)

9:00 a.m.
The Institute for Quantitative Biology at East Tennessee State University.
Jeff R. Knisley*, East Tennesse State University
(1003S1967)

9:15 a.m.
From data to derivatives: lessons for the general calculus.
Eric S Marland*, Appalachian State University
Mary E Searcy, Appalachian State University
(1003S1261)

9:30 a.m.
The Good, the Bad, and the Surprising.
Mary E Searcy*, Appalachian State University
Eric S Marland, Appalachian State University
(1003S1259)

9:45 a.m.
Student Projects Using the Mathematical Models of Pharmacokinetics.
Theresa A Laurent*, St. Louis College of Pharmacy
(1003S1323)

10:00 a.m.
An Unrestricted Model for Dating Genetic Separation.
Scott R Herriott*, Maharishi University of Management
(1003S1245)

10:30 a.m.
AgentBased Modeling as a Tool for Teaching Computational Modeling of Biology.
Suman Ganguli*, Biosystems Group, University of California San Francisco
(1003S11582)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:30 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

8:00 a.m.
Opening remarks.

8:05 a.m.
The Military Entrance Processing Command Location Optimization Study  A Team Effort.
Edgar K Rugenstein*, United States Military Academy
Darrall Henderson, United States Military Academy
(1003T1385)

8:20 a.m.
Summary of Mathematics Used In Planning Processes For Supply Chain Activities.
Charlie E Stevens*, GE Plastics Materials Management
(1003T11390)

8:35 a.m.
Recent Results on Costas Arrays.
Gregory E. Coxson*, Lockheed Martin MS2, Moorestown, New Jersey
James K Beard, Lockheed Martin MS2, Moorestown, New Jersey
Jon C Russo, Lockheed Martin ATL, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Keith Ericson, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Mount Laurel
Michael Monteleone, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Mount Laurel
Michael Wright, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Mount Laure
(1003T1347)

8:50 a.m.
A Channel Model for Ultrawideband Radio Networks.
Marcus Pendergrass*, Convergent Corporation
(1003T1749)

9:05 a.m.
Office Management: A Markov Model.
Gregory Battle*, Morehouse College
(1003T1151)

9:20 a.m.
The Statistics Behind the Scenes: Statistics in Consumer Reports.
Abbe H. Herzig*, University at Albany, State University of New York
(1003T1905)

9:35 a.m.
Solving a process line modification problem.
James C Pomfret*, Bloomsburg University
Youmin Lu, Bloomsburg University
(1003T1445)

9:50 a.m.
The Effect of the Rayleigh Instability on Anisotropic Crystalline Rods.
Katharine F Gurski*, George Washington University
Geoffrey B McFadden, National Institute for Standards and Technology
Michael J Miksis, Northwestern University
(1003T11088)

10:05 a.m.
A walk on the industry side: a mathematician takes on the seismic exploration business.
Nicholas Coult*, Augsburg College
(1003T11411)

10:20 a.m.
Optimizing the Retail Experience: A New Frontier for Applied Mathematics.
Tracy A Bibelnieks*, Augsburg College
(1003T11156)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on InService Training Programs For K12 Mathematics Teachers, I
Organizers:
Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo, Valparaiso University zsuzsanna.szaniszlo@valpo.edu
Judith L. Covington, Louisiana State University, Shreveport
Tamas Szabo, Weber State University

8:00 a.m.
MST\@UNH: A graduate degree in mathematics for mathematics teachers.
Karen Graham, University of New Hampshire
Steve Benson*, Education Development Center
(1003W1760)

8:20 a.m.
Yearlong, Sustained Contact Model for 712 Mathematics Teachers.
Judy S O'Neal*, North Georgia College & State University
(1003W1298)

8:40 a.m.
Harvard University and the Boston Public Schools.
John Boller*, Harvard University
(1003W11231)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematics Knowledge: Implications for Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Middle and High Schools.
Wayne Harvey*, Education Development Center, Inc.
Glenn H. Stevens, Boston University
Al Cuoco, Education Development Center, Inc.
(1003W1764)

9:20 a.m.
A System Initiative Program Lives in Louisiana.
Vic Schneider*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1003W1443)

9:40 a.m.
Professional Development for Inservice Teachers through Project PRIME.
Jamar Pickreign*, SUNY Fredonia
Robert Rogers, SUNY Fredonia
Keary Howard, SUNY Fredonia
(1003W1675)

10:00 a.m.
Implementing Comprehensive Multifaceted Professional Development: Lessons Learned from University and K12 Partnerships.
Paul E Kehle*, Indiana University
Daniel Maki, Indiana University
(1003W11216)

10:20 a.m.
A Mathematics Partnership Program for Teachers of ESL Students.
Mary K. Porter*, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana
Colleen M. Hoover, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana
(1003W1737)

10:40 a.m.
Teachers as Leaders and Learners.
Cathy S. Liebars*, The College of New Jersey
(1003W1608)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:20 a.m.4:10 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:
Dawn A. Lott, Delaware State University
Claudia Polini, University of Notre Dame
Judy L. Walker, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Inverse Spectral Geometry, II
Organizers:
Carolyn S. Gordon, Dartmouth University
Ruth Gornet, University of Kentucky
Peter A. Perry, University of Kentucky perry@ms.uky.edu

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, I
Organizers:
William O. Martin, North Dakota State University william.martin@ndsu.nodak.edu
Barbara E. Edwards, Oregon State University
Draga D. Vidakovic, Georgia State University

8:30 a.m.
Describing Undergraduates' Reasoning Within and Across Multiple Geometries.
Stephen D Blair*, Grand Valley State University
(1003V1352)

8:45 a.m.
Which Comes First, Development or Learning? A New Twist on the Chicken versus Egg Question.
Katherine SaffordRamus*, Saint Peter's College
(1003V1283)

9:00 a.m.
The Special Nature of Mathematical Definitions.
John Urenko*, Penn State Capital College
(1003V187)

9:15 a.m.
The Development of a Community Concept of Proof.
Jennifer Christian Smith*, The University of Texas at Austin
(1003V11630)

9:30 a.m.
College Prep: Fact or Fiction?
Ernest Shen*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1003V11369)

9:45 a.m.
Undergraduates' Uses of Variables and Success in EntryLevel Mathematics Courses.
Susan S. Gray, University of New England
Barbara J. Loud, Regis College
Carole P. Sokolowski*, Merrimack College
(1003V11250)

10:00 a.m.
On Schema Thematization.
Maria Trigueros*, ITAM, Mexico
Laurel Cooley, CUNY, New York
Bernadette Baker, Drake University, Iowa
(1003V11203)

10:15 a.m.
Implementing Lesson Study at the Undergraduate Level.
Emilie Wiesner, University of WisconsinMadison
Aaron Weinberg*, University of WisconsinMadison
Bret Benesh, University of WisconsinMadison
(1003V1976)

10:30 a.m.
What symbols facilitate learning and transfer of mathematical concepts? College students' performance on learning instantiations of Abelian groups.
Jennifer A Kaminski*, Center for Cognitive Science Ohio State University
Vladimir M Sloutsky, Center for Cognitive Science Ohio State University
Andrew F Heckler, Department of Physics Ohio State University
(1003V1881)

10:45 a.m.
General Reading Comprehension Strategies Do Not Suffice for Learning Mathematics from Texts.
Mary D Shepherd*, Northwest Missouri State University
(1003V1833)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, VI
Organizers:
Daniel E. Otero, Xavier University otero@xavier.xu.edu
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University
Thomas A. Hern, Bowling Green State University
Janice B. Walker, Xavier University

8:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:45 a.m.
Impact of Islamic mathematics on thee Eurpoean Renaissance.
Elizabeth C Rogers*, Piedmont College
(1003X11092)

9:00 a.m.
Why \emph{can't} I divide by zero?
Curtis J. Feist*, Southern Oregon University
(1003X11289)

9:15 a.m.
Centers and Generalized Centers of Nearrings.
G. Alan Cannon*, Southeastern Louisiana University
Mark Farag, Wagner College
Lucyna Kabza, Southeastern Louisiana University
(1003X1430)

9:30 a.m.
Good and Square Matrices are Invertible.
William P. Wardlaw*, U. S. Naval Academy
(1003X1386)

9:45 a.m.
The Monge shuffle for a deck with $2^n$ cards.
Arne Ledet*, Texas Tech University
(1003X1381)

10:00 a.m.
Seminearrings of bivariate polynomials over a ring.
Kent M. Neuerburg*, Southeastern L:ouisiana University
(1003X1321)

10:15 a.m.
Pascal and Poker.
William M. Wagner*, Wagner Machine Works
(1003X1204)

10:30 a.m.
Learning mathematical concepts through object manipulation.
Akihiro Matsuura*, College of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Denki University
(1003X11475)

10:45 a.m.
Data Analysis and Statistics for Practicing Teachers: Understanding Student's Statistical Ideas.
Wei Shen Hsia*, University of Alabama
Cristina Gomez, College of Education, University of Alabama
Cecelia Laurie, University of Alabama
(1003X1338)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Research Presentations by Recent Ph.D.s, I

8:30 a.m.
Unit Rank and the Rank of the Class Group of a Global Function Field.
Allison M. Pacelli*, Williams College

9:00 a.m.
Strichartz estimates for solutions of Schr\"odinger equations with external fields.
Virginia Naibo*, University of Kansas
Atanas Stefanov, University of Kansas

9:30 a.m.
A Theoretical Simulation Of Hematopoietic Stem Cells During Oxygen Fluctuations: Prediction Of Bone Marrow Responses During Blood Loss.
Eliana S Antoniou*, William Paterson University
Steve Sund, Honeywell Research & Technology, Morristown, NJ.
Emile Homsi, Honeywell Research & Technology, Morristown, NJ.
Leonard F Challenger, NJITGraduate School of Biomedical Engineering.
Pranela Rameshwar, UMDNJNew Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.

10:00 a.m.
Linear Algebra and Image Restoration.
Lisa Perrone*, Tufts University

Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
Mathematicians as educators.
Moderators:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona
Presenters:
Kristin L. Umland, University of New Mexico
Raven McCrory, Michigan State University
Steven G. Krantz, Washington University
Richard A. Askey, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Al Cuoco, Center for Mathematics Education, EDC

Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Square ice is very nice, but can you put a match to it?
Georgia Benkart*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(1003A010)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
The nonstationary ideal and club guessing ideals.
Tetsuya Ishiu*, University of Kansas

Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part B
Bridging the gap between mathematics and the physical sciences.
Organizers:
Tevian Dray, Oregon State University

Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part B
Conceptests and Peer Instruction: Active learning in the calculus classroom.
Organizers:
Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona
David O. Lomen, University of Arizona
Maria Robinson, Seattle University

Saturday January 8, 2005, 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 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Worlds of Interactive Mathematics, Part I: The Legacy of Elias Deeba
Organizers:
Ananda Gunawardena, Carnegie Mellon University
Dan Kalman, American University
Gerald J. Porter, University of Pennsylvania gjporter@math.upenn.edu

Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA/RUME Panel Discussion
The ICME10 meeting.
Organizers:
Martha J. Siegel, Towson University
Andy R. Magid, University of Oklahoma

Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Revisiting crossroads: The teaching and learning of mathematics in twoyear colleges.
Organizers:
Susan S. Wood, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Panelists:
Judy E. Ackerman, Montgomery College
Susan L. Ganter, Clemson University
Susan S. Wood,

Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
NAMAWM Panel Discussion
Achieving diversity in graduate programs, Part II: The challenge to retain underrepresented groups.
Organizers:
Nathaniel Dean, Texas Southern University
Rhonda J. Hughes, Bryn Mawr College
Panelists:
Duane Cooper, Morehouse College
Farrah Jackson, North Carolina State University
Earl R. Barnes, Georgia Institute of Technology
Moderators:
Nathaniel Dean,

Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales

Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Math on the Web, IV

Saturday January 8, 2005, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
NAM Business Meeting

Saturday January 8, 2005, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Symmetry in complex analysis.
Steven G. Krantz*, Washington University in St. Louis
(1003A013)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Extensions of Hilbert's Tenth Problem.
Bjorn Poonen*, University of California at Berkeley

Saturday January 8, 2005, 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Poster Session with Presentations from Women Recent Ph.D.s and Graduate Students

10:30 a.m.
Extensions of Noncyclic $p$Algebras with an application to Indecomposable Division Algebras.
Kelly L. McKinnie*, University of Texas at Austin

10:30 a.m.
Decay of the probability of ruin under uncertain investments.
Corina D. Constantinescu*, Oregon State University
Enrique A. Thomann, Oregon State University

10:30 a.m.
Finding Rational Cubic Spirals.
Donna Ann Dietz*, Mansfield University

10:30 a.m.
A decoupling technique and necessary conditions for the neutral problem of Bolza.
Norma L Ortiz*, Louisiana State University

10:30 a.m.
Residual intersections in CohenMacaulay rings.
Christine K. Cumming*, Purdue University

10:30 a.m.
Filtration Shrinkage and Compensators.
A. Deniz Sezer*, Cornell University, School of ORIE

10:30 a.m.
AlmostAdditive Thermodynamic Formalism.
Anna Mummert*, Pennsylvania State University

10:30 a.m.
The Geometry of the Loewner Equation.
Joan R. Lind*, University of Washington

10:30 a.m.
Realizability of Graphs.
Maria T. Sloughter*, Cornell University

10:30 a.m.
Stanley's partition function and its relation to $p(n)$.
Holly M Swisher*, University of Wisconsin  Madison

10:30 a.m.
A mathematical model for signaling in early stages of tumorinduced angiogenesis.
Nicoleta E Tarfulea*, University of Minnesota
Hans G Othmer, University of Minnesota

10:30 a.m.
Classifying the Type of Groupoid C*algebras.
Lisa Orloff Clark*, ColbySawyer College

10:30 a.m.
Stability in Some Nonlinear Difference Equations.
Mihaela Predescu*, Bentley College

10:30 a.m.
Monotone factors and stochastic domination.
Karen T. Ball*, Indiana University

10:30 a.m.
Success in UniversityRequired Mathematics Courses: An Investigation of Students with Learning Disabilities.
Brooke Evans*, Morgan State University

Saturday January 8, 2005, 11:10 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting

Saturday January 8, 2005, 11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, IV
Organizers:
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamara A. Burton, Rochester Institute of Technology tabsma@rit.edu
Michael J. Fisher, California State University, Fresno mfisher@csufresno.edu
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology cvlsma@rit.edu

1:00 p.m.
The Shapley Value of Phylogenetic Trees.
Akemi Kashiwada*, Harvey Mudd College
ClausJochen Haake, University of Bielefeld
Francis Edward Su, Harvey Mudd College
(100305990)

1:30 p.m.
Domination Parameters of RNA Trees.
Jeremy Smith*, Univ. of Tenn & East Tenn State
(100305169)

2:00 p.m.
A Combinatorial Study of RNA Sequences.
Francesca Duncan*, Tuskegee Univ. & East Tenn State
Mariam Konate, Virginia Tech & East Tenn State
(100305170)

2:30 p.m.
Proteins as Simple Graphs.
Daniel Lamb*, East Tenn State & Institute for Quantitative Biology
Bradley Wild, East Tenn State & Institute for Quantitative Biology
(100305171)

3:00 p.m.
A Local Cellular Model for Growth on Quasicrystals.
Prince Chidyagwai*, Lafayette College
Clifford A Reiter, Lafayette College
(100370174)

3:30 p.m.
The LSB theorem implies the KKM lemma.
Gwen Spencer*, Harvey Mudd College
Francis E. Su, Harvey Mudd College
(1003541295)

4:00 p.m.
New Developments for Analysis of Intracranial Saccular Aneurysms: I. Biomechanical model, II. Computational algorithm, and III. Scientific visualization.
James B. Collins*, James Madison University
Matthew K. Watts, James Madison University
(100374228)

4:30 p.m.
Decimationinfrequency Fast Fourier Transforms for the Symmetric Group.
Eric J. Malm*, Harvey Mudd College
(1003201214)

5:00 p.m.
$p$Coloring Classes of Torus Knots.
Layla K. Oesper*, Pomona College
AnnaLisa Breiland, Willamette University
(100354918)

5:30 p.m.
Cyclic Structures with Lagtime Generators: LagTime Sequences, Matrices, and Torus Knots.
Rachel Betz*, Vassar College
Sandrah Eckel, Vassar College
Peter Pappas, Vassar College
(1003571668)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College (CUNY) jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter, Westmont College
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia

1:00 p.m.
Benjamin Peirce and \em{The Cambridge Miscellany}: Directing a National Mathematical Research Agenda?
Deborah A. Kent*, University of Virginia
(1003011352)

1:30 p.m.
American Ph.D.'s in Mathematics Before 1940: Spotlight on Women's Careers.
Judy Green, Marymount University
Jeanne LaDuke*, DePaul University
(100301639)

2:00 p.m.
The evolution of a curriculum: tests at Vassar College 18881969.
John McCleary*, Vassar College
(1003011401)

2:30 p.m.
Mathematics at West Point in the Early Twentieth Century.
V. Frederick Rickey*, United States Military Academy
(1003011232)

3:00 p.m.
Components of the Early American Mathematics Publication Community.
Todd Timmons*, University of ArkansasFort Smith
(100301322)

3:30 p.m.
When Mathematicians were Computers.
David Alan Grier*, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University
(100301300)

4:00 p.m.
Stefan Banach and the Weigl Institute: Banach During World War II.
Daniel S. Alexander*, Drake University
(100301733)

4:30 p.m.
Grin and Baire It: The Original Baire Category Theorem.
William Dunham*, Muhlenberg College
(100301271)

5:00 p.m.
History of manifolds.
Frank S. Quinn*, Virginia Tech
(100301189)

5:30 p.m.
A Short History of the ZipfPareto Distribution.
Paul Schuette*, Meredith College
(100301109)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Nonsmooth Analysis in Variational and Imaging Problems, III
Organizers:
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu
Otmar Scherzer, University of Innsbruck

1:00 p.m.
Essential features of the (local) minimizers of nonsmooth regularized functionals.
Mila Nikolova*, CMLA (ENS de Cachan)
(100349982)

1:30 p.m.
Hybrid Steepest Descent Method and Adaptive Projected Subgradient Method  Their Unified View and Signal Processing Applications.
Isao Yamada*, Dept. of Communications and Integrated Systems, Tokyo Institute of Technology
(1003651101)

2:00 p.m.
Vector Radial Basis Functions and Isotropic Pseudodifferential Operators on the Sphere.
Willi Freeden*, TU Kaiserslautern, Geomathematics Group
(1003411372)

2:30 p.m.
Regularization by Means of Locally Supported Wavelets on the Sphere.
Michael Schreiner*, University Buchs, Laboratory for Industrial Mathematics
(1003411373)

3:00 p.m.
New Tools for Geomagnetic Field Analysis From Satellite Data.
Thorsten Maier*, University of Kaiserslautern
(1003411371)

3:30 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling of the Inverse Source Problem in Geomagnetism.
Carsten Mayer*, University of Kaiserslautern
(1003451370)

4:00 p.m.
Slant Differentiability for Nonsmooth Operators and Applications to Operator Equations and Variational Inequalities.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Central Florida
(1003491635)

4:30 p.m.
Nonsmooth Optics: the case of phase retrieval.
James V. Burke, University of Washington
D. Russell Luke*, University of Delaware
(1003491678)

5:00 p.m.
Relaxation of nonconvex singular Functionals.
Markus Grasmair*, Department of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck
Otmar Scherzer, Department of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck
(1003351159)

5:20 p.m.
Radius of Metric Regularity In Variational Analysis.
Wondimagegnehu Geremew*, Wayne State University
Boris Mordukhovich, Wayne State University
(1003491316)

5:40 p.m.
Hemivariational inequality models in contact problems.
Dan D. Pascali*, Courant Institute, New York University
(1003471170)

6:00 p.m.
A parametric proximal point algorithm.
I. L. Raykov*, University of Toledo
(100365553)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Analysis and Applications in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, II
Organizers:
Michael T. Lacey, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jason L. Metcalfe, Georgia Institute of Technology metcalfe@math.gatech.edu
Gerd Mockenhaupt, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ronghua Pan, Georgia Institute of Technology panrh@math.gatech.edu
Andrzej J. Swiech, Georgia Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
$L^p$ estimates for eigenfunctions of the Laplacian in manifolds with boundary.
Christopher D Sogge*, Johns Hopkins University
(1003351051)

2:00 p.m.
Global Stability for the $(3+1)$ Dimensional MaxwellKleinGordon Equations.
Jacob K Sterbenz*, Princeton University
(1003351233)

2:30 p.m.
Global existence for 3D incompressible isotropic elastodynamics via the incompressible limit.
Thomas C. Sideris, University of California, Santa Barbara
Becca Thomases*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(100335761)

3:00 p.m.
Isentropic Gas Dynamics with Large BV Data.
Robin Young*, U Mass Amherst
(100335402)

4:00 p.m.
The Aronsson equation and the Calculus of Variations in Linfinity.
Changyou Wang*, University of Kentucky
(1003351215)

4:30 p.m.
Wolff potentials and singularities of harmonic functions.
Denis A Labutin*, University of California Santa Barbara
(1003351624)

5:00 p.m.
Dispersive Interpolation Inequalities and Applications.
Carlos E Kenig*, University of Chicago
(1003351085)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Integrable Systems and Special Functions, III
Organizers:
Andras Balogh, University of TexasPan American
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of Central Florida
WenXiu Ma, University of South Florida maxw@math.usf.edu
Zhijun Qiao, Los Alamos National Laboratory qiao@lanl.gov

1:00 p.m.
Zeros of Schur polynomials and cohomology of certain compact Lie groups.
Yuji Kodama*, Ohio State University
(1003141252)

1:30 p.m.
Coadjoint orbits and integrable Hamiltonians.
Michael Gekhtman*, University of Notre Dame
(1003581070)

2:00 p.m.
Discussion.

2:30 p.m.
Hirota's bilinear method, Pfaffians and their applications in soliton equations.
XingBiao Hu*, Institute of Computational Math. & S.E.C., AMSS, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(100337842)

3:00 p.m.
On KP Generators and the Geometry of the HBDE.
Michael Gekhtman, University of Notre Dame
Alex Kasman*, College of Charleston
(10033954)

3:30 p.m.
kSchur functions: why are they special?
Luc Lapointe, Universidad de Talca
Jennifer Morse*, University of Miami
(1003051136)

4:00 p.m.
The Generalized Weierstrass System Inducing Surfaces of Constant and Non constant Mean Curvature in Euclidean Three Space.
Paul F Bracken*, University of Texas
(100335317)

4:30 p.m.
Laplacian Growth and Whitham Equations in Soliton Theory.
Mark MineevWeinstein*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(100335814)

5:00 p.m.
Stable cnoidal waves in a coupled KuramotoSivashinskyKortewegde Vries equation.
BaoFeng Feng*, The University of TexasPan American
(100333641)

5:30 p.m.
Nonlinear wave phenomena in continuum mechanics: Some recent findings.
Pedro M. Jordan*, Naval Research Laboratory
(1003761303)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamics of Mapping Class Groups on Moduli Spaces, II
Organizers:
Richard J. Brown, American University brown@american.edu

1:00 p.m.
Relative mapping class group of $S^p\times D^q$.
Nikolai A. Krylov*, International University Bremen
(100355767)

1:30 p.m.
Automorphisms of the HatcherThurston Complex.
E Irmak*, University of Michigan
M Korkmaz, Middle East Technical University
(100358726)

2:00 p.m.
The Mod(S)action on the variety of PSl(2,C)characters.
Juan Souto, CNRS
Peter Storm*, Stanford
(100353720)

2:30 p.m.
Dynamics of the Automorphism Group of the $GL(2,\mathbb{R})$Characters of a Rank Two Free Group.
George Stantchev*, University of Maryland at College Park
William Goldman, University of Maryland at College Park
(1003531018)

3:00 p.m.
Dynamics of the mapping class group on the moduli of a punctured sphere with rational holonomy.
Joseph P Previte*, Penn State Erie
Eugene Z Xia, National ChengKung University Taiwan
(100357680)

3:30 p.m.
WeilPetersson isometries.
Dan Margalit*, University of Utah
(100320576)

4:00 p.m.
Homological action of the modular group on some cubic moduli spaces.
Walter D Neumann*, Barnard College, Columbia University
William M Goldman, University of Maryland
(100357552)

4:30 p.m.
Generalized Markoff Maps and McShane's Identity.
Ser Peow Tan*, National University of Singapore
Yan Loi Wong, National University of Singapore
Ying Zhang, National University of Singapore
(100322398)

5:00 p.m.
Deformation theory of hyperbolic 3manifolds.
Richard Douglas Canary*, University of Michigan
(1003571686)

5:30 p.m.
An Ergodic Theorem for Random Walks on the Mapping Class Group.
Moon Duchin*, University of Chicago
(1003371722)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Inverse Spectral Geometry, III
Organizers:
Carolyn S. Gordon, Dartmouth University
Ruth Gornet, University of Kentucky
Peter A. Perry, University of Kentucky perry@ms.uky.edu

1:00 p.m.
The Spectrum of Orbifolds.
Sarah J Greenwald*, Appalachian State University
(1003531209)

1:30 p.m.
The Trace Formula on Orbifolds.
Elizabeth Stanhope*, Willamette University
Alejandro Uribe, University of Michigan
(1003531600)

2:00 p.m.
Spectral subtleties of Fuchsian groups with elements of order two and three.
Peter Buser*, EPFL
Nicole Flach, EPFL
Colin Maclachlan, University of Aberdeen
Gerhard Rosenberger, University of Dortmund
KlausDieter B. Semmler, EPFL
(100358932)

2:30 p.m.
Collars and Partitions of Hyperbolic ConeSurfaces.
Emily B. Dryden*, McGill University
Hugo Parlier, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
(1003531517)

3:00 p.m.
Jacobians of Sunada isospectral Riemann surfaces.
Carolyn S. Gordon, Dartmouth College
Eran Makover, Central Connecticut State University
David L. Webb*, Dartmouth College
(1003581040)

3:30 p.m.
Short Geodesic on Random Riemann surfaces.
Eran Makover*, Central Connecticut State University
Jeffrey McGowan, Central Connecticut State University
(100353667)

4:00 p.m.
On geodesic exponential maps of the Virasoro group.
Adrian Constantin, University of Lund, Sweden
Thomas Kappeler*, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Boris Kolev, Universite de Marseille, France
Peter Topalov, University of Zurich
(100358579)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex and Functional Analysis, II
Organizers:
Mihaly Bakonyi, Georgia State University
Imre Patyi, University of California San Diego imrepatyi@member.ams.org

1:00 p.m.
Acyclic sheaves in Banach spaces.
Laszlo Lempert*, Purdue University
(100346709)

1:30 p.m.
$\overline{\partial}$: compactness and hypoellipticity in $\mathcal{L}^{2}_{loc}$.
S\"{o}nmez \c{S}ahuto\u{g}lu, Texas A&M University
Emil J Straube*, Texas A&M University
(1003321168)

2:00 p.m.
Transcendence measures and algebraic growth of entire functions.
Evgeny A Poletsky*, Syracuse University
(1003321147)

2:30 p.m.
A note on the upper level sets of Lelong numbers for projective currents.
Dan Coman*, Syracuse University
(100332383)

3:00 p.m.
Heat equations and the $\bar\partial$problem on weighted $L^2$ spaces in $\mathbb{C}$.
Andrew S Raich*, Universit of WisconsinMadison
(100332648)

3:30 p.m.
Surfaces that are locally polynomially convex at degenerate CR singularities.
Gautam Bharali*, University of Michigan
(100332893)

4:00 p.m.
Algebras of Bounded Functions.
Alexander J. Izzo*, Bowling Green State University
(1003461431)

4:30 p.m.
Convex mappings of the ball in $\mathbb{C}^n$ that have a maximal real subspace in their image.
Jerry R. Muir, Jr.*, University of Scranton
Ted J. Suffridge, University of Kentucky
(100332610)

5:00 p.m.
Some extremal properties of holomorphic mappings of the ball onto convex domains.
Ted J Suffridge*, University of Kentucky
(100332427)

5:30 p.m.
Projections on Bergman Space.
Joseph A. Cima*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Alexandru Aleman, Lund University, Sweden
Alec Matheson, Lamar University
(100330487)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, II
Organizers:
Matthew H. Baker, University of Georgia mbaker@math.uga.edu
Dino J. Lorenzini, University of Georgia

1:00 p.m.
The ptorsion of hyperelliptic curves.
Darren B Glass*, Columbia University
Rachel J. Pries, Colorado State University
(100311123)

1:30 p.m.
Galois groups of Drinfeld modules and Carlitz logarithms.
Matthew A. Papanikolas*, Texas A&M University
(100311379)

2:00 p.m.
Deformation of curves with a wildly ramified group action and applications to errorcorrecting codes.
Rachel Pries*, Colorado State University
(100314567)

2:30 p.m.
Elevated rank in positive characteristic.
Keith Conrad*, Univ. of Connecticut
(100311184)

3:00 p.m.
Almost rational torsion points on Fermat quotient curves.
Pavlos Tzermias*, University of Tennessee
(100311554)

3:30 p.m.
Computational Verification of the Full Birch and SwinnertonDyer Conjecture.
William A Stein*, Harvard University
(100311186)

4:00 p.m.
Stable Reduction of $X_0(p^3)$.
Ken McMurdy*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Robert F. Coleman, University of California at Berkeley
(1003111346)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion.

5:00 p.m.
Infinite multiplicity of roots of unity of the absolute Galois group on elliptic curves.
BoHae Im*, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.
(1003111257)

5:30 p.m.
Average Frobenius distributions for elliptic curves with rational torsion.
Jonathan L Battista, Michigan State University
Jonathan Bayless, Dartmouth College
Dmitriy Ivanov, Stanford
Kevin L James*, Clemson University
(100311955)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algorithmic Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, III
Organizers:
Saugata Basu, Georgia Institute of Technology
Victoria A. Powers, Emory University vicki@mathcs.emory.edu
Mika K. Sep\"al\"a, Florida State University mika.seppala@fsu.edu
Tanush T. Shaska, University of Idaho tshaska@uidaho.edu
Emil J. Volcheck, National Security Agency volcheck@acm.org

1:00 p.m.
Automated Certification for Control Systems.
Sanjay Lall*, Stanford
(1003141499)

1:30 p.m.
Hilbert's theorem on decomposability of nonnegative ternary froms as sums of squares of rational functions.
Dmitrii V Pasechnik*, Dept. E&OR, Tilburg University
(1003141526)

2:00 p.m.
StiefelWhitney classes of real toric varieties.
Clint McCrory*, University of Georgia
(1003141124)

2:30 p.m.
Topology of ominimal Hausdorff limits and applications.
Thierry Zell*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1003141141)

3:00 p.m.
A Refinement of the Shapiro Conjecture in Enumerative Geometry.
Ruffo James*, Texas A&M University
(1003141650)

3:30 p.m.
Some SpeedUps and Speed Limits for Real Fewnomials.
J Maurice Rojas*, Texas A&M University
(1003141343)

4:00 p.m.
Effective methods for resolving singularities in the plane with applications to analysis.
Michael Greenblatt*, Metron Inc.
(1003141310)

4:30 p.m.
On the extremal disks embedded in compact Riemann surfaces of genus three.
Gou Nakamura*, Aichi Institute of Technology
(100330360)

5:00 p.m.
Nonnormal pairs of NEC groups.
Milagros Izquierdo, Link\"opings Universitet
Jose Luis Estevez*, UNED, Madrid, Spain
(100314222)

5:30 p.m.
Birational Equivalence, Linear Systems, and Desingularization.
John J Iskra, Emory & Henry College
Yasuyuki Kachi*, University of Tennessee
S B Mulay, University of Tennessee
(100314119)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Modular Representation Theory of Finite and Algebraic Groups, III
Organizers:
David J. Hemmer, University of Toledo david.hemmer@utoledo.edu
Cornelius Pillen, University of South Alabama pillen@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

1:00 p.m.
Character ratios and probabilistic generation of classical groups.
Corneliu Hoffman*, BGSU
(1003201591)

1:30 p.m.
A PhanType Theorem for Orthogonal Groups.
Adam E. Roberts*, Bowling Green State University
(100320750)

2:00 p.m.
The noncoprime $k(GV)$problem.
Robert M. Guralnick, University of Southern California
Pham Huu Tiep*, University of Florida
(100320528)

2:30 p.m.
Varieties and injective modules over group cohomology.
David J Benson*, University of Georgia
(1003201172)

3:00 p.m.
``Rank Varieties" for finite group schemes.
Eric Friedlander, Northwestern University
Julia Pevtsova*, University of Oregon
(100316679)

3:30 p.m.
Lifting modules of group rings and Gorenstein orders using syzygy functors.
Jon F. Carlson*, University of Georgia
Klaus W. Roggenkamp, University of Stuttgart
(1003161421)

4:00 p.m.
Endotrivial modules for finite groups of Lie type.
Jon F. Carlson, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Nadia P. Mazza*, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
(100320622)

4:30 p.m.
Finite $p$groups and Lie orders.
J. L. Alperin*, University of Chicago
(10032027)

5:00 p.m.
Permutation modules and incidence matrices.
Peter K Sin*, University of Florida
(100320984)

5:30 p.m.
Nilpotent orbits over ground fields of good characteristic.
George J McNinch*, Tufts University
(100320611)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part B
Fair enough? Mathematics of equity.
Organizers:
John C. Maceli, Ithaca College
Stanley E. Seltzer, Ithaca College

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part B
Origami in undergraduate mathematics courses.
Organizers:
Thomas C. Hull, Merrimack College

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part B
Handson discrete mathematics with technology.
Organizers:
Douglas E. Ensley, Shippensburg University
Katherine G. McGivney, Shippensburg University

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Geometry

1:00 p.m.
Nodal sets and contact structures.
Rafal Komendarczyk*, Georgia Tech
(1003511646)

1:15 p.m.
Minimal Triangulations of Simplotopes and Cubes.
Tyler Seacrest, Harvey Mudd College
Francis Edward Su*, Harvey Mudd College
(1003521642)

1:30 p.m.
Packing for Frontier Life in Three Dimensional Space.
Edwin H. Smith*, Jacksonville State University
(100352287)

1:45 p.m.
Vertex replacement rules yield fractals.
Michelle Previte*, Penn State Erie
(100352727)

2:00 p.m.
Letter Representations of Rectangular m x n x p Proper Arrays.
Jocelyn Quaintance*, Kutztown University
(10035293)

2:15 p.m.
Harmonic forms on cohomogeneity one four manifolds.
Eduard Chiru*, Bellarmine University
(1003531002)

2:30 p.m.
Locally isotropic pseudoRiemannian manifolds.
Iva Stavrov*, Lewis and Clark College
(1003531030)

2:45 p.m.
Connected components of the space of positive scalar curvature metrics on spheres  concordance vs. cobordism.
Brian M Loft*, Sam Houston State University
(1003531064)

3:00 p.m.
Riemannian Submersions of Compact Semisimple Lie Groups with Connected Totally Geodesic Fibers.
Marius I Munteanu*, SUNY College at Oneonta
(1003531208)

3:15 p.m.
Para$\varphi$Lie Algebras.
Andrew Bucki*, Langston University
(1003531344)

3:30 p.m.
A surgery model on open books and their holomorphic curves.
MeiLin Yau*, Michigan State University
(100353135)

3:45 p.m.
Minimal Surfaces in Three Dimenisional SubRiemannian Spaces.
Daniel Richard Cole*, Dartmouth College
(1003531451)

4:00 p.m.
Energy and foliations on Riemann surfaces.
Amine Fawaz*, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
(1003531481)

4:15 p.m.
Classification of Einstein metrics on $I \times S^3$.
Curtis Tor Asplund*, Oberlin College
Brian Krummel, The University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Evan D. Merrell, Truman State University
Robert T. Rachal, Metairie, Louisiana
DaGang Yang, Tulane University
(100353861)

4:30 p.m.
CMC Spacelike Surfaces of Revolution in Minkowski 3Space.
Sungwook Lee, University of Southern Mississippi
Jeffrey H. Varnado*, University of Southern Mississippi
(100353989)

4:45 p.m.
Iteration models and invariant measures for holomorphic selfmaps of the unit disc.
William E. Hornor*, University of Southern Mississippi
(1003301490)

5:00 p.m.
Discussion.

5:15 p.m.
Spacelike CMC Surfaces in AdS $3$space ${\mathbb H}^3_1(1)$ and Spinor Representation.
Sungwook Lee*, University of Southern Mississippi
(100353240)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Statistics, Numerical Analysis, II

1:00 p.m.
An Empirical Comparison of Several Popular Designs for Computer Experiments.
Ofelia Marin*, Ohio State University
(1003621000)

1:15 p.m.
Asymptotic Distributions of BuckleyJames Estimator.
Fanhui Kong*, SUNY at Binghamton
Qiqing Yu, SUNY at Binghamton
(1003621012)

1:30 p.m.
Strength and resolution of arbitrary fractional factorial designs.
Wiebke S. Diestelkamp*, University of Dayton
Jay H. Beder, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(1003621163)

1:45 p.m.
Assessing the Risks of the Two Graft Versus Host Diseases.
Mouchumi Bhattacharyya*, University of the Pacific
(1003621299)

2:00 p.m.
Iterative Method for Regularized Total Least Squares.
Hongbin Guo*, Arizona State University
Rosemary A Renaut, Arizona State University
(1003651613)

2:15 p.m.
On Kernel Density Estimation for Censored Data.
Kagba Nkrumah Suaray*, University of California at Riverside
(100362536)

2:30 p.m.
Break.

2:45 p.m.
Rectangular Mixed Finite Elements for Elasticity.
Gerard M Awanou*, IMA/ University of Minnesota
Douglas Arnold, IMA/ University of Minnesota
(1003651126)

3:00 p.m.
A comparison between the Adomian decomposition and the sincGalerkin methods.
Ahmed I Zayed*, DePaul University
Elias Deeba, University of HoustonDowntown
JeongMi Yoon, University of HoustonDowntown
(1003651187)

3:15 p.m.
Explicit Null Space of the Discrete Laplacian.
Hanna Joy VanderZee*, University of Illinois  Urbana, Champaign
(1003651357)

3:30 p.m.
Minimal energy homogeneous spherical splines for data interpolation.
Victoria Baramidze*, The University of Georgia
Ming Jun Lai, The University of Georgia
(1003651415)

3:45 p.m.
A 3D Molecular Mechanics Simulation of Cracks and Fractures in a Solid under Stress.
Mark S. Korlie*, Montclair State University
(1003651478)

4:00 p.m.
Multiple time scale numerical methods for highly oscillatory ODE.
Richard W Sharp*, Princeton University
YenHsi Tsai, University of Texas at Austin
Bjorn Engquist, University of Texas at Austin
(1003651573)

4:15 p.m.
Break.

4:30 p.m.
Convergence rate of truncated Herimite polynomial chaos expansion and applications to finite element method for Stochastic Partial differential equations.
Yanzhao Cao*, Florida A&M University
(100365324)

4:45 p.m.
The Finite Element Method for Elliptic Problems with a highly oscillating coefficient containing singularities.
Bongsoo Jang*, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Haesoo Oh, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
(100365400)

5:00 p.m.
Fourthorder implicit scheme for acoustic waves.
Hyeona Lim*, Mississippi State University
Seongjai Kim, University of Kentucky
(100365531)

5:15 p.m.
A Quasilinear Hierarchical Size Structured Model: WellPosedness and Approximation.
Azmy Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Keng Deng, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Shuhua Hu*, Universtiy of Louisiana at Lafayette
(100365894)

5:30 p.m.
LowStorage RungeKutta Methods for Stochastic Differential Equations.
Dongjin Kim*, University of Wyoming
Dan Stanescu, University of Wyoming
(1003601585)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Experiences for Students Outside the Classroom
Organizers:
Kay B. Somers, Moravian College somersk@moravian.edu
Jody M. Sorensen, Grand Valley State University

1:00 p.m.
The P's and Q's of an Active and Effective Undergraduate Math Club.
Sarah V. Cook*, Washburn University
(1003U1877)

1:15 p.m.
Some Success Stories from Slippery Rock.
J. Lyn Miller*, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
(1003U1413)

1:30 p.m.
The Southeastern Math Club's Activities and Experiences: Successes and Failures.
Lee Ann Rayburn*, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
(1003U11495)

1:45 p.m.
Sonia Kovalevsky Math Day.
AbdelNaser AlHasan*, Mount Mary College
(1003U1682)

2:00 p.m.
A Mathematical Tournament.
Maureen T Carroll*, University of Scranton
(1003U11282)

2:15 p.m.
FacultyStudent Connection Outside of the Classroom.
Maureen Doyle*, Morehead State University
Nathan Gilbert, Morehead State University
Amanda Thompson, Morehead State University
(1003U11398)

2:30 p.m.
Starting a Basic Notions Seminar for Undergraduates.
Edward W. Welsh*, Westfield State College
(1003U1458)

2:45 p.m.
The Anatomy of an Undergraduate Mathematics Conference.
Michael Fraboni*, Moravian College
(1003U1780)

3:00 p.m.
Inland Northwest Math Experience Its IN ME ... is it in YOU?
Kimberly M. Vincent*, Washington State University
(1003U11608)

3:15 p.m.
This is Jeopardy!
John M. Harris*, Furman University
(1003U11191)

3:30 p.m.
Whetting Young Mathematical Appetities: The Trinity Triathlon.
Sharon K. Robbert*, Trinity Christian College
David B. Klanderman, Trinity Christian College
(1003U1370)

3:45 p.m.
Math Bowl: Running a mathematics trivia contest.
Gary Gordon, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
Elizabeth McMahon*, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
(1003U1440)

4:00 p.m.
Everybody Loves a Good Problem!
Patricia L Hale*, Cal Poly Pomona
(1003U1335)

4:15 p.m.
Group problemsolving on a Low Ropes Course.
Emily E. Puckette*, Sewanee: The University of the South
(1003U1678)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics
Organizers:
William O. Martin, North Dakota State University william.martin@ndsu.nodak.edu
Barbara E. Edwards, Oregon State University
Draga D. Vidakovic, Georgia State University

1:00 p.m.
A Tool for Describing Students' Journey to Proficiency in Proof.
Jacqueline M. Dewar*, Loyola Marymount University
Curtis D. Bennett, Loyola Marymount University
(1003V1800)

1:15 p.m.
Using WebBased Testing Software for Calculus Instruction.
Glenn Ledder*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1003V1956)

1:30 p.m.
A Study in FirstSemester Calculus using Various Technologies.
Erick Brian Hofacker*, University of WisconsinRiver Falls
Pam Katzman, University of WisconsinRiver Falls
(1003V1914)

1:45 p.m.
Assisting students in coordinating between two equivalent definitions in the case of exponential functions.
May Hamdan*, Lebanese American University
(1003V1824)

2:00 p.m.
The Effects of a Webbased Application on Teaching and Learning Calculus I.
Andrew J Incognito*, Coastal Carolina University
Sophia Tan, Coastal Carolina University
(1003V1391)

2:15 p.m.
Investigating Factors that Affect Student Achievement in Virtual Business Calculus.
Brian H Felkel*, Appalachian State University
(1003V1339)

2:30 p.m.
Creating and Using Online Quizzes to Enhance Student Learning.
Manmohan Kaur*, Benedictine University
(1003V1457)

2:45 p.m.
A Case Study in the use of Course Portfolios in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
Troy L. Goodsell*, Brigham Young UniversityIdaho
(1003V1809)

3:00 p.m.
Playing Games to Learn College Mathematics.
Edwin P Herman*, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
(1003V1384)

3:15 p.m.
Using MERLOT to turn research into research that has impact.
Bernd S. W. Schroeder*, Louisiana Tech University
James Rutledge, St. Petersburg College
Alice BedardVoorhees, Colorado Community Colleges Online
(1003V1759)

3:30 p.m.
Some Ideas About the Frequency of Assessment in Lower Level Mathematics Courses.
Ellen F Hill*, Minnesota State University Moorhead
(1003V1367)

3:45 p.m.
Course Redesign.
Margo P Alexander*, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Jean Bevis, Gerogia State University, Atlanta, GA
Valerie Miller, Gerogia State University
(1003V1106)

4:00 p.m.
Teaching an ONLine Business Calculus Course.
Cornelius Nelan*, Quinnipiac University
(1003V11190)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Session on InService Training Programs For K12 Mathematics Teachers, II
Organizers:
Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo, Valparaiso University zsuzsanna.szaniszlo@valpo.edu
Judith L. Covington, Louisiana State University, Shreveport
Tamas Szabo, Weber State University

1:00 p.m.
Summer Institute on Probability and Statistics for Middlegrades Teachers  A Report on an ESEA Title IIB MSP Grant Project.
Martha VanCleave*, Linfield College
Michael Boardman, Pacific University
(1003W1220)

1:20 p.m.
Math ADEPT: a working model for teacher professional development which builds professional communities of learners.
Harel Barzilai*, Salisbury University
Homer Austin, Salisbury University
(1003W1210)

1:40 p.m.
A Partnership to Improve Middle Grades Teachers' Content Knowledge.
A. Susan Gay*, University of Kansas
(1003W1494)

2:00 p.m.
Conceptual Mathematics Institute at Augsburg College.
Tracy Bibelnieks, Augsburg College
Matthew J Haines*, Augsburg College
Linda Stevens, Augsburg College
(1003W1666)

2:20 p.m.
The ETSU M.S. Program in the Teaching of K8 Mathematics.
Anant Godbole*, East Tennessee State University
(1003W1723)

2:40 p.m.
Comprehensive Math Instruction Professional Development Program.
Janet Walter, Brigham Young University
Blake Peterson, Brigham Young University
Candice Ridlon, Brigham Young University
Sterling Hilton, Brigham Young University
Richard Sudweeks, Brigham Young University
Nedra Call, Nebo School District
Julie Warren, Mapleton Elementary School
Mel Twitchell, Provo School District
Michael Dorff*, Brigham Young University
(1003W1632)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, VII
Organizers:
Daniel E. Otero, Xavier University otero@xavier.xu.edu
Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University
Thomas A. Hern, Bowling Green State University
Janice B. Walker, Xavier University

1:00 p.m.
Discussion.

1:30 p.m.
Modeling the MinCDE System in Escherichia coli.
Gretchen A Koch*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Donald A Drew, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(1003X1534)

1:45 p.m.
Fast wavelet collocation methods for second kind integral equations using parallel computing.
Yi Wang*, Fairmont State University
(1003X11179)

2:00 p.m.
Inverse Scattering: Inversion of Gamow's Formula.
Sohang Chander Gandhi*, University of Central Florida, Physics Department
(1003X1740)

2:15 p.m.
The Partial Sums of $\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\sin(kx)$ and their Relationship to the SawTooth Function.
Michael A. Brilleslyper*, U. S. Air Force Academy
(1003X1296)

2:30 p.m.
Orthogonal quadruple systems and 3frames.
William Brian Muse*, Columbus State University
K. T. Phelps, Auburn University
(1003X11540)

2:45 p.m.
Billiards with polynomial mixing rates.
HongKun Zhang*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1003X1311)

3:00 p.m.
Revisting Interval Maps with Thick Cantor Sets.
Fernanda Botelho, University of Memphis
J. Angela Murdock*, University of Memphis
(1003X11017)

3:15 p.m.
The Aeroacoustics of Turbulent Coanda Jet Flows.
Caroline Smith*, James Madison University
(1003X1908)

3:30 p.m.
Techniques For Resource Selection Studies Using Correlated Data.
Ashraf F. ELHoubi*, John Carroll University
(1003X11173)

3:45 p.m.
How a truck driver's question about water glasses leads to Cantor sets and unusual probability distributions.
Kevin Iga*, Pepperdine University
(1003X11461)

4:00 p.m.
Discussion.

4:15 p.m.
High Frequency Response to Low Frequency Forcing in a Nonlinear Mechanical Model.
Krista O'Neill*, University of Connecticut
(1003X11629)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Symmetry in Analysis
Organizers:
Steven Krantz, Washington University in St. Louis sk@dax.wustl.edu

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Firstsemester calculus: Meeting the needs of our students.
Organizers:
David M. Bressoud, Macalester College
William E. Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University
Panelists:
Nancy Baxter Hastings, Dickinson College
Herbert E. Kasube, Bradley University
Kay B. Somers, Moravian College
Rod Sturdivant, U.S. Military Academy

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Using mathematically rich activities to develop K12 curricula, Part II.
Organizers:
Robert P. Moses, Cambridge, MA
Robert E. Megginson, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Ed Dubinsky, Kent State University
Panelists:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona
Judith Roitman, University of Kansas
Robert P. Moses,

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Faculty development for adjuncts and new faculty.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U.S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Michael D. Phillips, U.S. Military Academy
William E. Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University
Robert Kimball, Wake Tech Community College
Pat Shure, University of Michigan
Moderators:
Philip H. Mahler, Middlesex Community College

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.2:25 p.m.
AWM Workshop Panel Discussion
Shaping a career in mathematics.
Moderators:
Dawn A. Lott, Delaware State University
Panelists:
Pamela Cook, University of Delaware
Helen Moore, American Institute of Mathematics
Anne Trenk, Wellesley College

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
Speaker and title to be announced.

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Math Biology

1:15 p.m.
Random Graphical Dynamical Systems.
William H Sulis, McMaster University
Irina N. Trofimova*, McMaster University
(1003921093)

1:30 p.m.
Disease outbreaks in coupled populations.
Kirsten Maggie Viz*, Montclair State University
Lora Billings, Montclair State University
Ira B. Schwartz, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory , Washington, DC
(1003921153)

1:45 p.m.
Protein Structure Determination by Analysis of Orientational Restraints obtained from Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.
Srisairam Achuthan*, Florida State University
Jack Quine, Florida State University
Tom Asbury, Institute of Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University
Richard Bertram, Dept. of Mathematics & IMB, Florida State University
(1003921211)

2:00 p.m.
Mathematically Modeling Tumor Growth with Immune Response.
A. E. Radunskaya*, Pomona College
L. G. dePillis, Harvey Mudd College
(100392142)

2:15 p.m.
An AgentBased Model of Nest Construction in Social Wasps.
Mike Phillips*, East Tennessee State University
Istvan Karsai, East Tennessee State University
Jeff Knisley, East Tennessee State University
(1003921627)

2:30 p.m.
Modeling Tubuloglomerular Feedback in Coupled Nephrons with Backleak.
Amanda L Hattaway*, Wentworth Institute of Technology
(100392241)

2:45 p.m.
Applications of Navier Stokes equations in blood dynamics.
Mihaela D Iftime*, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy Boston
(100392642)

3:00 p.m.
Competitive Exclusion and Coexistence for a Quasilinear SizeStructured Population Model.
Azmy S Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Keng Deng, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Xubo Wang*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(100392658)

3:15 p.m.
A Mathematical Model of Atherogenesis as an Inflammatory Response.
L. R. Ritter*, Texas A & M University
A. I. Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
C. J. McNeal, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Div. of Cardiology Dept. of Pediatrics, Div. of Endocrinology Scott & White
J. R. Walton, Texas A & M University
(100392849)

3:30 p.m.
A hierarchical sizestructured population model.
Azmy S. Ackleh*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Kazufumi Ito, North Carolina State University
(100392886)

3:45 p.m.
Monotone Approximation for a Hierarchical Agestructured Population Model.
Azmy S Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Keng Deng*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(100392890)

4:00 p.m.
Modelling the Ultradian Oscillations of Insulin Secretion with Two Time Delays.
Jiaxu Li*, Arizona State University
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University
(1003921572)

Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:20 p.m.2:10 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Projective wellorderings of the reals.
Andres Caicedo*, Institut fur formale Logik, Vienna

Saturday January 8, 2005, 2:25 p.m.3:15 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
A symptotic differential algebra.
Matthias Aschenbrenner*, University of Illinois at Chicago

Saturday January 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AWM Workshop: Research Presentations by Recent Women Ph.D.s, II

Saturday January 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Committee on Mathematics and the Environment Panel Discussion
Mathematical outreach and the environment.
Organizers:
Patricia Clark Kenschaft, Montclair State University
Panelists:
James M. Wright, Green Mountain College
Michael P. Cohen,
William Dean Stone, New Mexico Tech

Saturday January 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years (CRAFTY) Panel Discussion
Refocusing the courses before calculus.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U.S. Military Acadmey
Moderators:
Jack Bookman, Duke University
Panelists:
Nancy Baxter Hastings, Dickinson College
Bruce Crowder, Okalhoma State University

Saturday January 8, 2005, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part B
Webwork, an internetbased system for generating and delivering homework problems to students.
Organizers:
Arnold K. Pizer, University of Rochester
Michael E. Gage, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester

Saturday January 8, 2005, 3:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Worlds of Interactive Mathematics, Part II: The Legacy of James E. White
Organizers:
Ananda Gunawardena, Carnegie Mellon University
Dan Kalman, American University
Gerald J. Porter, University of Pennsylvania gjporter@math.upenn.edu

Saturday January 8, 2005, 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Notices Tenth Anniversary Reception

Saturday January 8, 2005, 6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
AMS Banquet Reception

Saturday January 8, 2005, 7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
AMS Banquet
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