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Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Antonio, TX, January 12-15, 2006
Meeting #1014
Associate secretaries: Matthew Miller , AMS miller@math.sc.edu
James J Tattersall , MAA tat@providence.edu
Friday January 13, 2006
Friday January 13, 2006, 7:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Employment Center
Friday January 13, 2006, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Joint Meetings Registration
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Nonlinear Dynamical Systems, I
Organizers: Zhijun Qiao , University of Texas Pan American qiao@utpa.edu
Andras Balogh , University of Texas Pan American
Guihua Fei , University of Minnesota-Duluth
Zhaosheng Feng , University of Texas Pan American
8:00 a.m.
Nonlinear Fourier Transforms, Integrability and Nonlocality in Multidimensions.
Thanasis Fokas* , University of Cambridge
(1014-35-551)
8:30 a.m.
Vortices, circulations and tropical cyclone tracks from the Euler equation.
SY Lou* , Department of Physics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
XY Tang , Department of Physics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
M Jia , Center of Nonlinear Science, Ningbo University
F Huang , Department of Marine Meteorology, Ocean University of China,
(1014-00-581)
9:00 a.m.
On the well-posedness of an integrable evolution equation.
Alex A Himonas* , University of Notre Dame
(1014-35-260)
9:30 a.m.
Partial Differential Equations which Admit Integrable Systems.
Paul F Bracken* , University of Texas
(1014-53-134)
10:00 a.m.
Compactly supported ground states for an equation arising in plasma physics.
Alfonso Castro* , Harvey Mudd College
Victor Padron , University of Minnesota
(1014-35-1213)
10:30 a.m.
A Finite Dimensional Integrable System Associated with a Polynomial Eigenvalue Problem.
Taixi Xu* , Southern Polytechnic State University
Weihua Mu , Shijiazhuang Railway Institute
(1014-35-1020)
11:00 a.m.
New Traveling Wave Solutions for Camassa-Holm Equation.
Guoping Zhang* , Delaware State University
Zhijun Qiao , The University of Texas-Pan American
Fengshan Liu , Delaware State University
(1014-35-219)
11:30 a.m.
A new integrable equation and its solution.
Zhijun Qiao* , UTPA
(1014-35-1418)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:35 a.m. AMS-ASL Special Session on Interdisciplinary Research Involving Analysis and Logic, II
Organizers: Su Gao , University of North Texas sgao@unt.edu
Jose N. Iovino , University of Texas San Antonio
Itay Ben-Yacov , University of Wisconsin Madison
8:00 a.m.
Ordinal indices in Banach spaces.
Edward Odell* , The University of Texas at Austin
(1014-46-319)
8:35 a.m.
lattice structures and spreading models.
Stephen J Dilworth* , University of South Carolina
Edward Odell , The University of Texas at Austin
Bunyamin Sari , University of North Texas
(1014-46-412)
9:10 a.m.
Two Persons Games in Banach Spaces.
Thomas Schlumprecht* , Texas A&M University
(1014-46-489)
9:35 a.m.
Break
10:00 a.m.
Ergodic theory and descriptive set theory.
Alexander S. Kechris* , California Institute of Technology
(1014-37-483)
10:35 a.m.
Classifying Borel transformations in Kakutani style.
Christian Rosendal* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(1014-37-1778)
11:10 a.m.
Pre-compact families of finite sets of integers and weakly null sequences in Banach spaces.
Jordi Lopez-Abad , University of Paris 7
Stevo Todorcevic* , University of Toronto and CNRS, Paris
(1014-46-850)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Algebraic and Enumerative Combinatorics, I
Organizers: Catherine H. Yan , Texas A\&M University cyan@math.tamu.edu
Marcelo Aguiar , Texas A\&M University
Joseph P. Kung , University of North Texas
Laura F. Matusevich , University of Pennsylvania
8:00 a.m.
Updown categories and algebraic structures.
Michael E. Hoffman* , U. S. Naval Academy
(1014-06-112)
8:30 a.m.
P-partitions and descent algebras, enriched P-partitions and peak algebras.
T. Kyle Petersen* , Brandeis University
(1014-05-155)
9:00 a.m.
Cyclotomic Solomon Algebras.
Andrew Mathas , University of Sydney
Rosa C Orellana* , Dartmouth College
(1014-05-498)
9:30 a.m.
Leonard Pairs and Representations of Quantum Algebras.
Darren Funk-Neubauer* , University of Wisconsin-Madison
(1014-16-932)
10:00 a.m.
The Amazing Loehr-Warrington TEN to the Power $n$ Conjecture.
Shalosh B Ekhad , Rutgers University
Vince Vatter* , University of St. Andrews
Doron Zeilberger , Rutgers University
(1014-05-1177)
10:30 a.m.
New Records for Stanley-Wilf Limits.
Miklos Bona* , University of Florida
(1014-05-1119)
11:00 a.m.
Enumerative and Probabilistic Applications of the Extended Wilf-Zeilberger Theory.
Moa Apagodu* , Rutgers University
Doron Zeilberger , Rutgers University
(1014-05-1106)
11:30 a.m.
Discussion
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry and Modular Forms, I
Organizers: Matthew A. Papanikolas , Texas A\&M University map@math.tamu.edu
Ahmad M. El-Guindy , Texas A\&M University elguindy@math.tamu.edu
8:00 a.m.
Arithmetic of Maass-Poincare series.
Ken Ono* , University of Wisconsin, Madison
Kathrin Bringmann , University of Wisconsin, Madison
(1014-11-284)
8:30 a.m.
Weyl Group Multiple Dirichlet Series: The Stable Case.
Benjamin Brubaker , Stanford University
Daniel Bump , Stanford University
Solomon Friedberg* , Boston College
(1014-11-432)
9:00 a.m.
Weyl Group Multiple Dirichlet Series: The Unstable Case.
Ben Brubaker* , Stanford University
(1014-11-1142)
9:30 a.m.
Multiple Dirichlet series over function fields.
Gautam Chinta* , CUNY (City College)
(1014-11-1126)
10:00 a.m.
Maass-Poincar\'e series and $p$-divisibility of traces of singular moduli.
Paul Jenkins* , University of Wisconsin-Madison
(1014-11-766)
10:30 a.m.
Congruences for the Coefficients of Weakly Holomorphic Modular Forms.
Stephanie Treneer* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(1014-11-921)
11:00 a.m.
Jacobi forms over complex quadratic fields.
Olav K. Richter* , University of North Texas
Kathrin Bringmann , University of Wisconsin
Charles H. Conley , University of North Texas
(1014-11-341)
11:30 a.m.
Counting colorings.
Fernando Rodriguez Villegas* , University of Texas at Austin
(1014-11-1417)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Recent Trends in Convex and Discrete Geometry, I
Organizers: Valeriu Soltan , George Mason University vsoltan@gmu.edu
Tibor Bisztriczky , University of Calgary
Paul Goodey , University of Oklahoma
8:00 a.m.
Approximation of the Euclidean ball by polytopes.
Carsten Schuett , University of Kiel, Germany
Elisabeth Werner* , Case Western Reserve University
(1014-52-1025)
8:30 a.m.
Relative isoperimetric inequality outside convex bodies.
Mohammad Ghomi* , Georgia Tech
Jaigyoung Choe , Seoul National University
Manuel Ritore , University of Granada
(1014-53-565)
9:00 a.m.
A characterization of ellipsoids via illumination bodies.
Alina Stancu* , University of Massachusetts Lowell
(1014-52-791)
9:30 a.m.
Central limit properties of convex bodies.
Mark W Meckes* , Stanford University
(1014-52-854)
10:00 a.m.
Problem Session
10:30 a.m.
f-Vectors of Regular Triangulations.
Laura J Schmidt* , University of Wisconsin-Stout
Carl Lee , University of Kentucky
(1014-52-195)
11:00 a.m.
Ball-Polytopes.
K\'aroly Bezdek , University of Calgary
Zsolt L\'angi , University of Calgary
M\'arton Nasz\'odi , University of Calgary
Peter Papez* , University of Calgary
(1014-52-913)
11:30 a.m.
On a conjecture of Ehrhart.
Imre B\'ar\'any , R\'enyi Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Attila P\'or* , Case Western Reserve University
(1014-52-1575)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Dynamic Equations With Applications, II
Organizers: Allan C. Peterson , University of Nebraska apeterso@math.unl.edu
Martin J. Bohner , University of Missouri Rolla
8:00 a.m.
Time Scale Transforms.
John M Davis* , Baylor University
(1014-39-1301)
8:30 a.m.
A Qualitative Analysis of the Diamond-$\alpha$ Dynamic Derivatives on Time Scales.
James W Rogers* , Baylor University
(1014-65-1438)
9:00 a.m.
Convergence of Solutions of Dynamic Equations on Converging Time Scales.
Bonita A. Lawrence* , Marshall University
Ralph Oberste-Vorth , Marshall University
Kelli J. Hall , Marshall University
Elizabeth R. Duke , Marshall University
(1014-34-1246)
9:30 a.m.
Problems in the development of series solutions for dynamic equations on time scales.
B D Haile , Northwest Missouri State University
L M Hall* , University of Missouri - Rolla
(1014-37-979)
10:00 a.m.
Recessive Solutions of Quasilinear Dynamic Equations.
Elvan Akin-Bohner* ,
(1014-34-1220)
10:30 a.m.
Time-Scale Integral Inequalities.
Douglas R Anderson* , Concordia College
(1014-34-941)
11:00 a.m.
Global behavior of solutions of the nonlinear difference equation $x_{n+1}=p_{n}+x_{n-1}/x_{n}$.
Richard DeVault* , Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Vlajko Kocic , Xavier University of Louisiana
Donna Stutson , Xavier University of Louisiana
(1014-39-277)
11:30 a.m.
A Global Attractivity Result for Maps with Invariant Boxes.
M R.S. Kulenovic* , University of Rhode Island
Orlando Merino , University of Rhode Island
(1014-39-148)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Nonautonomous Discrete Dynamics, I
Organizers: Saber N. Elaydi , Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Jim M. Cushing , University of Arizona
8:00 a.m.
Dominance in the periodic Lotka-Volterra difference equation and existence of heteroclinic orbits in the Leslie matrix model.
Ryusuke Kon* , Kyushu University
(1014-92-531)
8:30 a.m.
On persistence of coupled sink populations.
Sebastian Schreiber* , College of William and Mary
(1014-37-1549)
9:00 a.m.
Discrete-time model of diurnal seabird distribution with environmental forcing.
Shandelle M. Henson* , Andrews University
James L. Hayward , Andrews University
(1014-92-484)
9:30 a.m.
Periodic solutions of generalized nonautonomous logistic equations.
Jia Li* , University of Alabama in Huntsville
(1014-39-967)
10:00 a.m.
Population dynamics under bounded enforcement.
Ulrich Krause* , University of Bremen, Germany
(1014-37-872)
10:30 a.m.
Allee effects in a discrete-time host-parasitoid model with age structure in the host.
Sophia R.-J. Jang* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1014-92-1118)
11:00 a.m.
Stability Analysis of Pielou's Equation with Period-Two Coefficient.
M R.S. Kulenovic* , University of Rhode Island
Orlando Merino , University of Rhode Island
(1014-39-66)
11:30 a.m.
Nonautonomous delay difference equations and applications to population models.
Saber N Elaydi* , Howard University
(1014-39-1361)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Algebraic Statistics: Theory and Practice, II
Organizers: Seth M. Sullivant , University of California Berkeley seths@math.berkeley.edu
Elizabeth S. Allman , University of Southern Maine
8:00 a.m.
Identifiability of the covarion model of phylogenetics.
Elizabeth S. Allman , University of Alaska Fairbanks
John A. Rhodes* , University of Alaska Fairbanks
(1014-92-468)
8:30 a.m.
Computational Support of a Conjecture on Phylogenetic Invariants for the General Markov Model for k$>$2 states.
Thomas R Hagedorn* , The College of New Jersey
(1014-62-1567)
9:00 a.m.
Application of Algebraic Statistics for Statistical Disclosure Limitation.
Aleksandra B Slavkovic* , Penn State University
(1014-62-1535)
9:30 a.m.
Relaxation Techniques for Computing Bounds on Cell Entries in Contingency Tables.
Seth Sullivant , Harvard University
Ruriko Yoshida* , Duke University
(1014-62-265)
10:00 a.m.
On the geometry of the MLE in log-linear model analysis.
Alessandro Rinaldo* , Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University
(1014-62-1063)
10:30 a.m.
Secant varieties of smooth toric varieties.
David Cox , Amherst College
Jessica S Sidman* , Mount Holyoke College
(1014-14-606)
11:00 a.m.
Algebraic factor analysis.
Mathias Drton* , University of Chicago
Bernd Sturmfels , University of California Berkeley
Seth Sullivant , Harvard University
(1014-62-245)
11:30 a.m.
Parameterization of Binary Ancestral Graph Models.
Thomas S Richardson* , Department of Statistics, University of Washington
(1014-62-1357)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, I
Organizers: Nancy Wyshinski , Trinity College Nancy.Wyshinski@trincoll.edu
James G. McLaughlin , Trinity College and West Chester University jmclaughl@wcupa.edu
8:00 a.m.
Convergence of continued fractions.
Lisa Lorentzen* , NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
(1014-40-1052)
9:00 a.m.
Some Problems Suggested by Ramanujan's Work on Continued Fractions.
Bruce C Berndt* , University of Illinois
(1014-11-745)
9:30 a.m.
Multidimensional Continued Fractions and Toric Varieties.
Thomas Garrity* , Williams
(1014-11-1068)
10:00 a.m.
Complex Continued Fractions.
Doug Hensley* , Texas A\& M University
(1014-11-37)
10:30 a.m.
A Randomized Variant of the Jacobi-Perron Algorithm.
Richard C. Burge* , Cool, CA
(1014-11-200)
11:00 a.m.
Quasiconformal Connections Between Continued Fractions and Circle Packings.
G. Brock Williams* , Texas Tech University
(1014-30-306)
11:30 a.m.
A proof of the continued fraction expansion of exp(1/M).
Thomas J. Osler* , Rowan University
(1014-41-801)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on the Many Lives of Lattice Theory, the Theory of Ordered Sets, and Universal Algebra, I
Organizers: Japheth L. M. Wood , Chatham College JWood@Chatham.edu
John W. Snow , Sam Houston State University
Jonathan D. Farley , Harvard University
Stefan E. Schmidt , Phoenix Math Systems Modeling, Inc.
Anthony A. Harkin , Harvard University
8:00 a.m.
A hyperplane arrangement arising from partially ordered voting preferences.
Eric I Gottlieb* , Rhodes College
Japheth Wood , Chatham College
Michael Ackerman , Bellarmine University
Sul Young Choi , Le Moyne College
(1014-06-1604)
8:30 a.m.
Preliminary report on types of polynomial completeness in universal algebras.
Erhard Aichinger* , Johannes Kepler University Linz
(1014-08-149)
9:00 a.m.
Message Authentication Codes and Quasigroups.
Kristen Meyer* , Iowa State University
(1014-17-909)
9:30 a.m.
Partial Orderings in Chemistry: Substitution-Reaction Posets.
Douglas J. Klein* , Texas A&M University at Galveston
(1014-06-582)
10:00 a.m.
Simple Relation Algebras.
Steven R. Givant* , Mills College
(1014-06-1664)
10:30 a.m.
Thompson monoids and Tamari lattices.
Zoran Sunik* , Texas A&M University
(1014-06-203)
11:00 a.m.
Equational Logic for Finitary Multi-Algebras.
Matt Insall* , University of Missouri - Rolla
(1014-08-1109)
11:30 a.m.
Residuated Approximations and their Connection to Cluster Analysis.
R. J. Greechie* , Louisiana Tech University
M. F. Janowitz , Rutgers University
(1014-06-485)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
Creating interactive workbooks using MS excel.
Organizers:
Sarah L. Mabrouk , Framingham State College
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Algebra
8:00 a.m.
An inductive algorithm for constructing c-sequences.
Hamid Kulosman* , University of Louisville
(1014-13-1679)
8:15 a.m.
The $n$-generator property in rings of integer-valued polynomials.
Jason Boynton* , Florida Atlantic University
Lee Klingler , Florida Atlantic University
(1014-13-1517)
8:30 a.m.
Arithmetic Properties of Pullbacks II.
Evan Houston , UNC Charlotte
John R Taylor* , UNC Charlotte
(1014-13-1499)
8:45 a.m.
Factorization in Polynomial Rings of Two Noncommuting Variables.
Kenneth L. Price* , University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(1014-16-251)
9:00 a.m.
A $q$-Hilbert matrix.
Warren P. Johnson* , Connecticut College
(1014-15-575)
9:15 a.m.
A realization of quantum groups via product valued quivers.
Yiqiang Li* , Kansas State University
Zongzhu Lin , Kansas State University
(1014-16-811)
9:30 a.m.
Projective Resolutions for Cleft Binomial Rings.
Martin William Montgomery* , University of Oregon
(1014-16-968)
9:45 a.m.
Flat Braided Symmetric Algebras.
Sebastian Zwicknagl* , University of Oregon
(1014-17-1228)
10:00 a.m.
A Radical Structure for Some Rings with Partial Identities.
Karen Batt Stanish* , Keene State College
(1014-17-1512)
10:15 a.m.
Hyperbolically convex standard fundamental domain of a subgroup of a modular group.
Omer Yayenie* , Murray State University
(1014-11-461)
10:30 a.m.
On Relative Homotopy Groups of Modules.
C Joanna Su* , Providence College
(1014-18-1737)
10:45 a.m.
Endomorphisms of Monogenic Hopf Algebras.
Alan Koch* , Agnes Scott College
(1014-14-417)
11:00 a.m.
Construct Integral Matrices with Integral Inverse and Applications to Coding.
Yan Wu* , Georgia Southern University
(1014-00-254)
11:15 a.m.
Symmetric Brace Algebras and $A_{\infty}$ Structures.
Rebecca Ann Hillman* , University of South Carolina in Sumter
(1014-55-1562)
11:30 a.m.
Calculation of Gerstenhaber Operations on $H^*(R,R)$, when $R= \mathbb Q[X]/p$.
R C Mitchell* , Purdue University
(1014-55-1531)
11:45 a.m.
Derived functors of the locally finite functor.
Hayden M Harker* , Vassar College
(1014-55-1200)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Session on Numerical Analysis and Fluid Mechanics
8:00 a.m.
Numerical and experimental results obtained from modeling and testing a double cover plate bolted splice connection.
Alexandros Antonioy Tasopoulos* , Athens, Greece
(1014-65-02)
8:15 a.m.
Total Variation Based Semi-Blind Image Deconvolution.
James H Money* , University of Kentucky
(1014-65-586)
8:30 a.m.
The non-symmetric eigenvalue problem: Finding middle deflations in the $QR$ Algorithm.
Karen Braman* , South Dakota School of Mines
(1014-65-1214)
8:45 a.m.
Numerical Solutions of Numerical Solutions of Robust and Minimum-Norm Quadratic Partial Eigenvalue Assignment Problems.
Sanjoy Kumar Brahma* , Northern Illinois University
Biswa Datta , Northern Illinois University
(1014-65-1670)
9:00 a.m.
Numerical Methods for Solving Ill--conditioned Nonlinear Systems.
Olga Brezhneva* , Miami University
(1014-65-1701)
9:15 a.m.
Nonlinear Analysis and Numerical Simulations of a Two-Layer Thin Liquid Film.
Lael S Fisher* , Northwestern University
Alexander A Golovin , Northwestern University
(1014-76-403)
9:30 a.m.
Adomian Decomposition to Solve Navier-Stokes Equations.
M. Najafi , Kent State University
M. Taeibi-Rahni* , Sharif University of Tech.
A. Hassanpour , Islamic Azad University
(1014-76-1066)
9:45 a.m.
On the adomian decomposition as applied to highly nonlinear two phase fluid dynamic system.
H.R. Massah , Acoustical Research Center
M Najafi* , Kent State University Ashtabula
(1014-76-1416)
10:00 a.m.
Symmetric waves of a tow layer fluid over an obstruction.
Jeongwhan Choi* , Korea University
W.S. Bae , Korea University
(1014-76-1750)
10:15 a.m.
Influence of Surfactant on the Breakup of a Low Viscosity Jet in Highly viscous Surrounding.
Muhammad I Hameed* , Benjamin Levich Institute for Physico-Chemical Hydrodynamics, CCNY New York
(1014-76-1764)
10:30 a.m.
Improved Generalized Quasilinearization Method and Rapid Convergence for Reaction Diffusion Equations.
Tanya G. Melton* , Louisiana State University at Alexandria
Aghalaya S. Vatsala , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1014-35-1092)
10:45 a.m.
On Sobolev Spaces of Divergence-Free Vector Fields.
Pangyen Weng* , Ramapo College of New Jersey
(1014-76-470)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, I
8:00 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior near transition fronts for equations of Cahn-Hilliard type.
Peter B Howard* , Texas A&M University
(1014-35-145)
8:15 a.m.
Analytic solutions of some free boundary problems.
Xuming Xie* , Morgan State University
(1014-35-201)
8:30 a.m.
Spatiotemporalpatterns and decay in diffusive fluid mixtures.
Weijiu Liu* , University of Central Arkansas
(1014-35-202)
8:45 a.m.
The nonautonomous wave equation with general Wentzell boundary conditions.
Ciprian G Gal* , University of Memphis
(1014-35-286)
9:00 a.m.
On the blow-up rate of large solutions for a porous media logistic equation.
Peng Feng* , Florida Gulf Coast University
(1014-35-348)
9:30 a.m.
On Normal Mode Expansion of Solutions to the Paraxial Wave Equation.
Peter McCoy* , U.S. Naval Academy
Reza Malek-Madani , U.S. Naval Academy
(1014-35-541)
9:45 a.m.
Using the Finite Element Approximation of Steklov Eigenfunctions to Solve the Laplace Equation Efficiently with Multiple Boundary Data.
Petr Kloucek , Rice University
Danny C. Sorensen , Rice University
Jennifer L. Wightman* , Coastal Carolina University
(1014-35-633)
10:00 a.m.
Inverse scattering algorithms for attenuating artifacts produced by internal multiple reflections (reverberations).
Bogdan G. Nita* , Montclair State University
(1014-35-757)
10:15 a.m.
A Degenerate Semilinear Parabolic Problem with Solution Blows Up at the Boundary.
W. Y. Chan* , Southeast Missouri State University
(1014-35-795)
10:30 a.m.
A Compressible Viscous Heat-Conducting Fluid and its Quasi-Static Approximation.
Gavin Waters* , University of Delaware
Richard Weinacht , University of Delaware
(1014-35-879)
10:45 a.m.
Wave loads due to diffraction by an elliptic structure.
Dambaru D Bhatta* , The University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX
(1014-35-915)
11:00 a.m.
Homogenization of a nonlinear elliptic boundary value problem modeling galvanic currents.
Y. Sujeet Bhat* , University of Florida
(1014-35-950)
11:15 a.m.
The Existence of Global Solution of Variational Equations.
Taewan Park* , Michigan State University
Zhengfang Zhou , Professor/Michigan State University
(1014-35-1125)
11:30 a.m.
Liouville Theorem for 2-D Navier-Stokes Equations.
Gabriel S. Koch* , University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
(1014-35-1131)
11:45 a.m.
Nonlinear nonautonomous parabolic evolution equations in an infinite cylinder.
Jason R Morris* , University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1014-35-1190)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Combinatorics, III
8:00 a.m.
Ascending Subgraph Decompositions of Digraphs.
Ron Gould , Emory University
Brian Charles Wagner* , Emory University
(1014-05-1080)
8:15 a.m.
Menger Path-Systems and Minimum Graph Size.
Jeffrey S. Powell* , Emory University
Ralph J. Faudree , University of Memphis
Ronald J. Gould , Emory University
(1014-05-1083)
8:30 a.m.
Cycles in Bipartite Tournaments.
Darren B Parker* , University of Dayton
Randy F Westhoff , Bemidji State University
Marty J Wolf , Bemidji State University
(1014-05-1089)
8:45 a.m.
Coverings containing packings for adaptive binary block coding.
Robert B Ellis* , Illinois Institute of Technology
(1014-05-1113)
9:15 a.m.
On Hamiltonian Walks in Graphs.
Ping Zhang* , Western Michigan University
(1014-05-1133)
9:30 a.m.
A construction of a projective plane in harmonic matroids.
Rigoberto Florez* , University of South Carolina Sumter
(1014-05-1164)
9:45 a.m.
On Maximal Packings of $K_{v}-E(K_{w}$ with 6-cycles.
L Brown , East Tennessee State University
G. Coker , Francis Marion University
R. Gardner , East Tennessee State University
Janie Kennedy* , Samford University
(1014-05-1170)
10:00 a.m.
An almost bijective proof of an asymptotic property of partitions.
Aaron D. Jaggard* , Tulane University
(1014-05-1181)
10:15 a.m.
Isomorphic components of tensor products of bipartite graphs.
Richard H Hammack* , Randolph-Macon College
(1014-05-1184)
10:30 a.m.
Subdivisibility: Towards an ``algebra'' of connectivity.
Thor C Whalen* , Atlanta, GA
(1014-05-1254)
10:45 a.m.
Bounds for Recurrences on Partially Ordered Sets.
Augustine B. O'Keefe* , Wake Forest University
Kenneth S. Berenhaut , Wake Forest University
(1014-05-1392)
11:00 a.m.
A matroid-based decomposition of $3$-connected graphs.
Brian Beavers* , Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
(1014-05-1465)
11:15 a.m.
Using neighborhood complexes to compute rational generating functions.
Kevin M. Woods* , University of California, Berkeley
(1014-05-1480)
11:30 a.m.
On $L(2,1)$-labeling of graphs.
Jeong-Hyun Kang* , University of Central Florida
(1014-05-1528)
11:45 a.m.
The limited hats game.
Steven K Butler* , University of California, San Diego
(1014-05-1545)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Mathlets for Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Organizers: David M. Strong , Pepperdine University david.strong@pepperdine.edu
Thomas E. Leathrum , Jacksonville State University
Joe Yanik , Emporia State University
8:00 a.m.
Java Applets for a Cryptology Course.
Ulrich A Hoensch* , Rocky Mountain College
(1014-B1-132)
8:20 a.m.
More tools for linear algebra.
David E Meel* , Bowling Green State University
(1014-B1-724)
8:40 a.m.
Maplets for Calculus.
Douglas B Meade* , University of South Carolina
Philip B Yasskin , Texas A & M University
(1014-B1-186)
9:00 a.m.
Using Mathematica to Explore Algebra and Number Theory.
Christopher P Moretti* , Southeastern Oklahoma State University
(1014-B1-108)
9:20 a.m.
Do mathlets deliver what we want them to teach?
Andrew G Bennett* , Kansas State University
(1014-B1-146)
9:40 a.m.
Flash as a Tool for Creating Calculus and Analysis Mathlets.
Barbara Kaskosz* , University of Rhode Island
(1014-B1-250)
10:00 a.m.
Flash as a Tool for Creating Discrete Math Applets.
Doug Ensley* , Shippensburg University
(1014-B1-249)
10:20 a.m.
A Sonification Mathlet for Calculus, Pre-Calculus, and Analytic Geometry.
Steven M. Hetzler* , Salisbury University
Robert M. Tardiff , Salisbury University
(1014-B1-1563)
10:40 a.m.
MS Excel Interactive Tools for Statistics.
Sarah L Mabrouk* , Framingham State College
(1014-B1-1724)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. MAA Session on Using History of Mathematics in your Mathematics Courses
Organizers: Richard J. Jardine , Keene State College rjardine@keene.edu
Amy Shell-Gellasch , Grafenwoer, Germany
8:00 a.m.
Motivating the Learning of Applied Mathematics with History.
Dick Jardine* , Keene State College
(1014-I1-1766)
8:20 a.m.
Historical vs axiomatic viewpoint: teaching today foundations of geometry.
Bogdan D. Suceava* , California State University Fullerton
(1014-I1-129)
8:40 a.m.
A Different Sort of Calculus Debate.
Vicky W Klima* , Appalachian State University
(1014-I1-1492)
9:00 a.m.
The history of calculus in an honors calculus course.
Todd Timmons* , University of Arkansas--Fort Smith
(1014-I1-229)
9:20 a.m.
Using History to make Differential Calculus Come Alive.
Jeffrey Clark* , Elon University
(1014-I1-29)
9:40 a.m.
Primary sources in the classroom: Blaise Pascal in Discrete Mathematics and Arthur Cayley in Abstract Algebra.
David J. Pengelley* , New Mexico State University
(1014-I1-823)
10:00 a.m.
Lam\'e's Counting of Triangulations.
Jerry Lodder* , New Mexico State University
(1014-I1-1472)
10:20 a.m.
Using History to Teach Mathematics with Some Examples.
Jim Fulmer* , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1014-I1-1592)
10:40 a.m.
Using History as a Motivating Strategy in Lower-level Mathematics Courses.
Kevin L Dove* , Lander University
Beth S Lundquist , Lander University
(1014-I1-430)
11:00 a.m.
History Live!: Examples of differential equations studied by Newton and Leibniz.
Huseyin Kocak* , University of Miami
(1014-I1-30)
11:20 a.m.
A Symbiosis of Beauty: Transformational geometry and the Art, Architecture and Textiles of Central and South America.
Elizabeth C. Rogers* , Piedmont College
(1014-I1-1694)
11:40 a.m.
A Stealth Group in History.
Agnes M. Kalemaris* , SUNY Farmingdale
(1014-I1-1702)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. MAA Session on Innovative Teaching/Learning Ideas Using Technology in the Teaching of Courses before College Algebra
Organizers: Ed Laughbaum , The Ohio State University elaughba@math.ohio-state.edu
Mohammad H. Ahmadi , University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
8:00 a.m.
The Modeling of a Remote Control using Flash-A Computer Application of the Use of Functions.
Paul Raymond Bouthellier* , University of Pittsburgh-Titusville
(1014-J1-165)
8:30 a.m.
Using Scroll Bars and Macros in Excel to Excite and Engage Students.
Robert Lee Kimball* , Wake Technical Comm Coll
(1014-J1-64)
9:00 a.m.
Teaching and Learning with Tablet PCs.
Lois A Martin* , Massasoit Community College, Brockton, MA
(1014-J1-59)
9:30 a.m.
What Are You Thinking? (Use of Polling Devices).
Roseanne S. Hofmann* , Montgomery County Community College
(1014-J1-453)
10:00 a.m.
Quadratic vs. Exponential- a Growth Model for Social Security.
Murray H. Siegel* , South Carolina GSSM
(1014-J1-125)
10:30 a.m.
Introducing Algebra Using Graphs.
Frances Van Dyke* , American University
(1014-J1-212)
11:00 a.m.
Graphing Calculator Activities to Develop Mathematical Reasoning and Number Sense.
Sue McMillen* , Buffalo State College
(1014-J1-31)
11:30 a.m.
Online Homework in Intermediate Algebra.
Laurie Johnson* , Marymount University
(1014-J1-706)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. MAA Session on Research and Other Mathematical Experiences for Students Outside the Classroom
Organizers: Kay B. Somers , Moravian College somersk@moravian.edu
Susan E. Morey , Texas State University
Sivaram K. Narayan , Central Michigan University
Jody Sorensen , Grand Valley State University
8:00 a.m.
An Interdisciplinary Seminar in Mathematical Economics.
Alexandra Kurepa* , North Carolina A&T State University
(1014-K1-1166)
8:15 a.m.
Reaching Out to the Entire Campus through Mathematics.
David E. Boliver* , University of Central Oklahoma
(1014-K1-399)
8:30 a.m.
Structured interdisciplinary research experiences in mathematics and biology.
Glenn Ledder* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1014-K1-1069)
8:45 a.m.
Find What Works: Fostering Undergraduate Research in Your Own Backyard.
Steven D. Leonhardi* , Winona State University
(1014-K1-1408)
9:00 a.m.
Initial Probes of Mathematics: a Systematic Approach.
David F Snyder* , Texas State University-San Marcos
(1014-K1-1009)
9:15 a.m.
JSU Math Club---A Community of New Learners and Alumni.
David W. Dempsey* , Jacksonville State University
Jan O. Case , Jacksonville State University
(1014-K1-997)
9:30 a.m.
Exciting Things are Happening for Students at Georgia Perimeter College.
Alice Eiko Pierce* , Georgia Perimeter College
(1014-K1-1688)
9:45 a.m.
High School Day and Emerging Scholars Program at ULM.
Annela R Kelly* , University of Louisiana at Monroe
(1014-K1-1755)
10:00 a.m.
Advising Undergraduate Research: Tales From the Front Lines.
Lisa A DeMeyer* , Central Michigan University
(1014-K1-1501)
10:15 a.m.
PascGalois Summer Research Retreat at New College of Florida.
Eirini Poimenidou* , New College of Florida
Michael Bardzell , Salisbury University
Kathleen Shannon , Salisbury University
(1014-K1-1495)
10:30 a.m.
Research Opportunities for Students at Grand Valley State University.
Steven Schlicker* , Grand Valley State University
(1014-K1-242)
10:45 a.m.
Celebrating Pi Day at Slippery Rock.
Robert W. Vallin* , Slippery Rock University
(1014-K1-211)
11:00 a.m.
Organizing and maintaining an undergraduate mathematics competition.
Jeffery D. Sykes* , Ouachita Baptist University
(1014-K1-1169)
11:15 a.m.
MathCounts! Not Just for Middle-Schoolers, Anymore...
Charlotte M. Schulze-Hewett* , University of Wisconsin Colleges, Rock County Campus
(1014-K1-139)
11:30 a.m.
Catch the Buzz: the Annual Integration Bee(s) at Pitt.
Jonathan E Rubin* , University of Pittsburgh
(1014-K1-934)
11:45 a.m.
Recruiting future math teachers with an early K-12 classroom experience.
Alejandra Sorto* , Texas State University
Max Warshauer , Texas State Universtiy
Hiroko Warshauer , Texas State University
Alexander White , Texas State University
Terry McCabe , Texas State University
(1014-K1-679)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-9:55 a.m. MAA Session on Courses Below Calculus: A Continuing Focus, I
Organizers: Mary Robinson , University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus maryrobn@unm.edu
Florence S. Gordon , New York Institute of Technology
Laurette 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 T-VI
8:00 a.m.
A Modeling-Based College Algebra Course and Its Effect on Student Achievement.
Aimee J. Ellington* , Virginia Commonwealth University
(1014-L1-222)
8:20 a.m.
Finding the Right Path for Entry-Level Math Students.
Susan Nelson* , Georgia Perimeter College
Alice Eiko Pierce , Georgia Perimeter College
(1014-L1-1577)
8:40 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 West* , Francis Marion University
(1014-L1-622)
9:00 a.m.
The Effect of Different College Algebra Curriculums on Students' Understanding of Function Concepts.
Erick Brian Hofacker* , University of Wisconsin-River Falls
(1014-L1-818)
9:20 a.m.
A Counterrevolutionary College Algebra Course.
Stacy G. Langton* , University of San Diego
(1014-L1-1005)
9:40 a.m.
Content courses for preservice teachers.
Cristina Gomez* , SUNY-Cortland
Cecelia Laurie , The University of Alabama
Wei Shen Hsia , The University of Alabama
(1014-L1-1099)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. MAA Session on Models That Work: Building Diversity in Advanced Mathematics, I
Organizers: Abbe H. Herzig , University at Albany, SUNY aherzig@albany.edu
Patricia Hale , California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
8:00 a.m.
Fostering the Success of Students of Underrepresented Groups: Common Threads.
Abbe H. Herzig* , University at Albany, State University of New York
(1014-Y3-821)
8:30 a.m.
Supporting Women in Mathematics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Judy Walker* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1014-Y3-695)
9:00 a.m.
The Maryland Experience: Building a community of African American graduate students.
Raymond L Johnson* , University of Maryland at College Park
(1014-Y3-1093)
9:30 a.m.
Increasing the Number of Minority Ph.D.'s in Mathematics.
David C Manderscheid* , University of Iowa
(1014-Y3-853)
10:00 a.m.
Research as the driver of increased diversity in undergraduate and graduate applied mathematics programs.
Carlos Castillo-Chavez* , Arizona State University
(1014-Y3-1749)
10:30 a.m.
The Center for Excellence and Equity in Education at Rice University: Successes in the Recruitment, Retention, and Matriculation of Minority Scholars.
Richard A. Tapia* , Rice University, Center for Excellence and Equity in Education
(1014-Y3-1776)
11:00 a.m.
Increasing the Participation of Women in Computer Science.
Lenore Blum* , Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University
(1014-Y3-731)
11:30 a.m.
Minority Doctorates in Mathematics and the Pipeline.
David Finston* , New Mexico State University
(1014-Y3-1660)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. MAA General Contributed Paper Session, III
Organizers: Stephen L. Davis , Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Eric S. Marland , Appalachian State University
Chairs: Joan S. Morrison , Goucher College
Timothy P. Chartier , Davidson College
8:00 a.m.
Meridian Lines in Cathedrals.
Barbara Ashton* , Borough of Manhattan Community College - CUNY
(1014-Z1-773)
8:15 a.m.
An Earnest, Hamming Way to do Magic.
Jeffrey A. Ehme* , Spelman College
Colm Mulcahy , Spelman College
(1014-Z1-1768)
8:30 a.m.
Poker Faced.
Colm Mulcahy* , Spelman College
Jeffrey Ehme , Spelman College
(1014-Z1-1673)
8:45 a.m.
A combinatorial analog of a theorem of F. Dyson.
Peter Wong* , Bates College
Pallavi Jayawant , Bates College
(1014-Z1-1358)
9:00 a.m.
Runs of Heads and Tails - Genuine or Bogus?
Bill Linderman* , King College
(1014-Z1-1266)
9:15 a.m.
Interval Tournaments.
David E. Brown* , Utah State University
Arthur H. Busch , LeHigh University
J. Richard Lundgren , University of Colorado at Denver
(1014-Z1-1165)
9:30 a.m.
The Probability of a Tied Vote under a Multiple Vote Scheme.
Dennis Patrick Walsh* , Middle Tennessee State University
(1014-Z1-1640)
9:45 a.m.
Picking the President.
Joseph Evan* , King's College
Daniel Ghezzi , King's College
(1014-Z1-940)
10:00 a.m.
A Network Analysis of Committee Assignments in the United States House of Representatives.
Mason A Porter* , California Institute of Technology
(1014-Z1-62)
10:15 a.m.
Cutting right triangles right!
Wasin So* , San Jose State University
(1014-Z1-1763)
10:30 a.m.
On the Nash Equilibrium Theorem.
Peter Schallot* , Slippery Rock University
(1014-Z1-1509)
10:45 a.m.
Parallelogons and Cutting Elliptical Cakes.
Douglas G. Burkholder* , Lenoir-Rhyne College
(1014-Z1-1157)
11:00 a.m.
Challenges for Students from the Final Simplex Tableau - Adjusting the Optimal Solution when the Constraints Change.
James J Reynolds* , Clarion University of Pennsylvania
(1014-Z1-835)
11:15 a.m.
The many faces of WJU.
Marc Brodie* , Wheeling Jesuit University
(1014-Z1-1053)
11:30 a.m.
Overview of Three Ongoing Undergraduate Investigations at MWSU.
Jeffrey L. Poet* , Missouri Western State University
(1014-Z1-880)
11:45 a.m.
Behaviour of trigonometric polynomials with only real zeros near a critical point.
Mohammed A. Qazi* , Tuskegee University
Q. I. Rahman , Universite de Montreal
(1014-Z1-1103)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Inverse Problems: Theory and Numerics for Novel Applications, I
Organizers: Heinz W. Engl , Johannes Kepler University heinz.engl@jku.at
Lothar Reichel , Kent State University reichel@math.kent.edu
8:00 a.m.
Level sets in inverse problems and optimization I.
Martin Burger* , Johannes Kepler University and RICAM, Linz
(1014-65-530)
8:30 a.m.
Level sets in inverse problems and optimization II.
Michael Hintermueller* , University of Graz
(1014-49-868)
9:00 a.m.
Discretization of Dirac Delta Functions in Level Set Methods.
Bjorn Engquist , University of Texas at Austin
Anna-Karin Tornberg , Courant Institute, New York University
Richard Tsai* , University of Texas at Austin
(1014-65-797)
9:30 a.m.
A Mumford-Shah approach for the inversion of SPECT data.
Wolfgang Ring* , University of Graz
Ronny Ramlau , Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Math.
(1014-49-1389)
10:00 a.m.
Some computational issues on inverse problems in medical imaging.
Luisa D'Amore , University of Naples Federico II Italy
Serena Morigi , University of Bologna Italy
Almerico Murli , University of Naples Federico II Italy
Fiorella Sgallari* , CIRAM University of Bologna Italy
(1014-65-375)
10:30 a.m.
Solving nonlinear inverse problems by multi-frame based shrinkage iterations.
Gerd Teschke* , Konrad-Zuse Institute, Berlin, Germany
(1014-45-386)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Mathematical Neuroscience: From Experiment to Theory, II
Organizers: Kresimir Josic , University of Houston josic@login.math.uh.edu
8:00 a.m.
The dynamic range of bursting in a network of respiratory pacemaker cells.
Alla Borisyuk* , University of Utah
(1014-92-1638)
8:25 a.m.
Synchrony in networks of Cortical Fast-Spiking Neurons.
Tim Lewis* , University of California, Davis
(1014-92-784)
8:50 a.m.
Using one-dimensional maps for analyzing neuronal dynamics.
Georgi S. Medvedev* , Drexel University
(1014-34-1574)
9:15 a.m.
Break.
9:25 a.m.
Conditional Back-Propagation of Dendritic Action Potentials in CA1 Pyramidal Neurons: Implications for Spike-Timing Dependent Synaptic Plasticity.
Costa M. Colbert* , Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston
(1014-92-1173)
9:50 a.m.
How architecture restricts spiking patterns in networks of phase oscillators.
Eric T Shea-Brown* , Courant Institute, New York Univ.
Kresimir Josic , University of Houston
Martin Golubitsky , University of Houston
(1014-92-736)
10:15 a.m.
Discrete-time neural models for large-scale network studies.
Nikolai F Rulkov* , Instuture for Nonlinear Science, UCSD
Maxim Bazhenov , The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
(1014-92-1249)
10:40 a.m.
Applications of the Poincar\'e mapping technique to analysis of neuronal dynamics.
Andrey Shilnikov* , GSU
Gennady Cymbalyuk , GSU
Paul Channell , GSU
(1014-37-577)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. SIGMAA Officers Meeting
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:30 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS-MAA-MER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III
Organizers: Bonnie S. Saunders , University of Illinois at Chicago saunders@math.uic..edu
William H. Barker , Bowdoin College
Dale R. Oliver , Humboldt State University
Kenneth Millet , University of California Santa Barbara
8:30 a.m.
Attracting and Retaining Students in the Mathematical Sciences.
W. James Lewis* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1014-97-1242)
9:00 a.m.
Attracting More Students to the Mathematical Sciences: strategies from the CUPM Illustrative Resources for changing department culture and curricula.
Harriet Pollatsek* , Mount Holyoke College
(1014-97-907)
9:30 a.m.
Bringing Contemporary Mathematics into the Curriculum.
Robert L. Devaney* , Boston University
(1014-97-689)
10:00 a.m.
Attracting more minority students into the Mathematical Sciences through undergraduate research experiences: Why and How?
Robert Eugene Megginson* , University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
(1014-97-1037)
10:30 a.m.
How does technology affect student attitudes to mathematics?
William McCallum* , University of Arizona
(1014-97-1699)
11:00 a.m.
Pizza, Problem-Solving, and Promoting a Math-Friendly Culture.
Andrew J. Bernoff , Harvey Mudd College
Francis Edward Su* , Harvey Mudd College
Lesley A. Ward , Harvey Mudd College
(1014-97-1615)
11:30 a.m.
Getting Students to Speak Mathematics: One Model that Works.
Robert S Keller* , Loras College
(1014-00-1591)
Friday January 13, 2006, 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. MAA-Project NExT Panel Discussion
Getting started in mathematical biology.
Organizers:
T. Christine Stevens , St. Louis University
Joseph A. Gallian , University of Minnesota, Duluth
Aparna W. Higgins , University of Dayton
Panelists:
Laurie J. Heyer , Davidson College
Janet L. Andersen , Hope College
Carl C. Cowen , indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Jonathan E. Rubin , University of Pittsburgh
Friday January 13, 2006, 9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m. AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
Mathematical results and challenges in learning theory.
Ingrid Daubechies* , Princeton University
(1014-68-102)
Friday January 13, 2006, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#10: Part A
A beginner's guide to the scholarship of teaching and learning in mathematics.
Organizers:
Curtis D. Bennett , Loyola Marymount University
Jacqueline M. Dewar , Loyola Marymount University
Thomas F. Banchoff , Brown University
John P. Holcomb , Cleveland State University
Friday January 13, 2006, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#15: Part A
A novel approach to problem solving.
Organizers:
Andrew C-F Liu , University of Alberta
Friday January 13, 2006, 9:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m. MAA-YMN Panel Discussion
Undergraduate career paths in mathematics.
Organizers:
James E. Hamblin , Shippensburg University
John A. Vano , University of Wisconsin-Madison
Friday January 13, 2006, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exhibits and Book Sales
Friday January 13, 2006, 10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Math on the Web, II
10:00 a.m.
Math accessibility with MathML: Meeting your students' needs and legal requirements.
Neil Soiffer* , Design Science, Inc.
11:20 a.m.
Interactive math on the Web by Maplesoft.
Mohamed Bendame* , Maplesoft
12:15 p.m.
Creating mathematical documents for the Web with Scientific Workplace.
Barry MacKichan* , MacKichan Software, Inc.
1:00 p.m.
Student answers to math homework on the Web using proper mathematical notation: A scalable, universal approach.
John Risley* , WebAssign
2:00 p.m.
Maplets for calculus.
Philip B. Yasskin* , Texas A\&M University
Douglas B. Meade* , University of South Carolina
3:00 p.m.
Metamathematical visions: Metadata, learning, and knowledge communities.
Aaron Krowne* , Emory University
Friday January 13, 2006, 10:05 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Invited Address
The mathematics of everyday language.
Keith J. Devlin* , Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University
(1014-A0-10)
Friday January 13, 2006, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
Finite group behavior: Windows software for teaching beginning group theory.
Organizers:
Edward C. Keppelmann , University of Nevada Reno
Ellen J. Maycock , Depauw University
Friday January 13, 2006, 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. AMS Special Presentation
Who wants to be a mathematician.
Organizers:
Michael A. Breen , AMS
Annette W. Emerson , AMS
William T. Butterworth , Barat College of DePaul University
Friday January 13, 2006, 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. AMS Special Presentation
T.A. development using case studies: A workshop for faculty (Part 1).
Organizers:
Solomon Friedberg , Boston College
Diane L. Herrmann , University of Chicago
Friday January 13, 2006, 10:45 a.m.-12:05 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
Integrating mathematics with other disciplines.
Organizers:
Jenna P. Carpenter , Louisiana Technical University
Panelists:
Sheldon P. Gordon , SUNY at Farmingdale
Gary W. Krahn , U.S. Military Academy
Eric S. Marland , Appalachian State University
Bernd S. Schroeder , Louisiana Technical University
Friday January 13, 2006, 10:45 a.m.-12:05 p.m. MAA Special Presentation
Proposal writing workshop for grant applications to the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education.
Organizers:
Elizabeth J. Teles , NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
John R. Haddock , NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Lee L. Zia , NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Friday January 13, 2006, 11:10 a.m.-12:00 p.m. SIAM Invited Address
Generalized Fourier Transforms, the Dirichlet-to-Neumann Map, and the Imaging of the Brain.
Thanasis Fokas* , Cambridge University
(1014-44-103)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
Entangled radicals, Part II.
Hendrik W. Lenstra Jr.* , Universiteit Leiden
(1014-12-14)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Special Session on Ancient and Nonwestern Mathematics, II
Organizers: Duncan J. Melville , St. Lawrence University dmelville@stlawu.edu
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Frames and Operator Theory in Analysis and Signal Processing, II
Organizers: Peter R. Massopust , Tuboscope Vetco Pipeline Services pmassopust@varco.com
David R. Larson , Texas A\&M University
Manos I. Papadakis , University of Houston
Zuhair Nashed , University of Central Florida
Ahmed I. Zayed , DePaul University
Minh Chuong Nguyen , Institute of Mathematics, Hanoi Vietnam
1:00 p.m.
The use of filters and direct limits in the construction of fractal wavelets.
Judith A Packer* , University of Colorado at Boulder
Iain Raeburn , University of Newcastle, Australia
(1014-46-1205)
1:30 p.m.
A Noncommutative Wiener Lemma and A Faithful Tracial State on Banach Algebras of Time-Frequency Shift Operators.
Radu V Balan* , Siemens Corporate Research
(1014-47-324)
2:00 p.m.
Waveform design and a general form of matched filtering.
John J. Benedetto* , Norbert Wiener Center, University of Maryland
(1014-42-409)
2:30 p.m.
Break
3:00 p.m.
Pseudo-differential operators, localization operators and time-frequency analysis.
Luigi G. Rodino , Universita' di Torino
Elena Cordero* , Universita' di Torino
(1014-47-449)
3:30 p.m.
Multiscale approximation in electronic structure calculation.
Reinhold Schneider* , Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Germany
(1014-41-1519)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:20 p.m. AMS Special Session on Mahler Measure and Heights, III
Organizers: Michael J. Mossinghoff , Davidson College mimossinghoff@davidson.edu
Jeffrey D. Vaaler , University of Texas at Austin
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Recent Trends in Convex and Discrete Geometry, II
Organizers: Valeriu Soltan , George Mason University vsoltan@gmu.edu
Tibor Bisztriczky , University of Calgary
Paul Goodey , University of Oklahoma
1:00 p.m.
Optimal configurations of $k$ congruent balls packed in a sphere in ${\mathbb R}^n$ $(k\le 2n)$.
Wlodzimierz Kuperberg* , Auburn University
(1014-52-1114)
1:30 p.m.
The Colourful Hadwiger Transaversal Theorem.
Luis Montejano* , University of Guerrero at Acapulco, Mexico
(1014-52-1234)
2:00 p.m.
Symmetric Delone subdivisions and their application.
Achill Schuermann* , University of Magdeburg
(1014-52-261)
2:30 p.m.
Revisiting a problem of D. Ismailescu and R. Radoicic concerning dense point sets.
Andras Bezdek* , Auburn University
Gergely Ambrus , Auburn University
(1014-52-1773)
3:00 p.m.
Additive Discrete Geometry.
Jozsef Solymosi* , University of British Columbia
(1014-52-1172)
3:30 p.m.
Locating points in a sensor network, with distance information.
Walter J. Whiteley* , York University, Toronto
(1014-52-594)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Division Algebras, Galois Theory, Cohomology and Geometry, III
Organizers: Kelly L. McKinnie , University of Texas at Austin klmckin@math.utexas.edu
David J. Saltman , University of Texas at Austin
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Topological Spaces Associated with C(X), III
Organizers: Chawne M. Kimber , Lafayette College kimberc@lafayette.edu
Warren Wm. McGovern , Bowling Green State University
1:00 p.m.
Elementarily equivalent $\mathit{l}$-groups of continuous functions on essential P-spaces.
Brian Wynne* , Colgate University
(1014-03-1067)
1:30 p.m.
Examples of absolute CR-epic topological spaces.
Robert Raphael* , Concordia University
(1014-00-279)
2:00 p.m.
Hewitt realcompactifications and P-coreflections.
Robert Raphael , Concordia University
R. Grant Woods* , University of Manitoba
(1014-54-548)
2:30 p.m.
Disjointness preserving operators and their associated algebra homomorphisms.
Gerard J Buskes* , University of Mississippi
Karim Boulabiar , Tunis, Tunisia
(1014-06-462)
3:00 p.m.
Strongly clean rings of matrices over C(X).
Wolf Iberkleid , Universidad Mayor de San Andres
Ramiro H. Lafuente-Rodriguez* , Universidad Mayor de San Andres
Warren Wm. McGovern , Bowling Green State University
(1014-06-1012)
3:30 p.m.
Lattice-ordered $C(X)$-modules.
James J. Madden* , Louisiana State University
(1014-06-1530)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:20 p.m. AMS Special Session on Value Distribution in Classical and p-adic Functions Theory, III
Organizers: Alain Escassut , University Blaise Pascal Alain.Escassut@math.univ-bpclermont.fr
Chung-Chun Yang , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Ilpo Laine , University of Joensuu
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Algebraic Statistics: Theory and Practice, III
Organizers: Seth M. Sullivant , University of California Berkeley seths@math.berkeley.edu
Elizabeth S. Allman , University of Southern Maine
1:00 p.m.
On the fan of a design and on maximal-fan designs.
Hugo Maruri-Aguilar , Department of Statistics, The University of Warwick
Eva Riccomagno* , Department of Statistics, The University of Warwick and Department of Mathematics, Politecnico di Torino
(1014-62-1043)
1:30 p.m.
Sampling for Conditional Inference on Multiway Tables.
Yuguo Chen* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ian Dinwoodie , Duke University
Seth Sullivant , Harvard University
(1014-62-792)
2:00 p.m.
Network Delay Tomography with Correlation.
Ian H Dinwoodie* , Duke University
Eric Vance , Duke University
(1014-62-140)
2:30 p.m.
Genetic linkage analysis.
Ingileif Bryndis Hallgrimsdottir* , Department of Statistics, University of Oxford
(1014-62-1059)
3:00 p.m.
EM Algorithm for Hidden Markov Models.
Ingileif B. Hallgr\'imsd\'ottir , University of Oxford
R. Alexander Milowski , UC Davis
Josephine Yu* , UC Berkeley
(1014-62-445)
3:30 p.m.
The posterior map.
Lior Pachter* , UC Berkeley
(1014-92-1399)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, II
Organizers: Nancy Wyshinski , Trinity College Nancy.Wyshinski@trincoll.edu
James G. McLaughlin , Trinity College and West Chester University jmclaughl@wcupa.edu
1:00 p.m.
Ramanujan's continued fractions via orthogonal polynomials.
Mourad E. H. Ismail* , University of Central Florida
Dennis Stanton , University of Minnesota
(1014-33-805)
2:00 p.m.
Szeg\H{o} polynomials and para-orthogonal polynomials on the real line, and the associated continued fractions.
A. Sri Ranga* , DCCE/IBILCE, Universidade Estadual Paulista
Cleonice F. Bracciali , DCCE/IBILCE, Universidade Estadual Paulista
Eliana X. de Andrade , DCCE/IBILCE, Universidade Estadual Paulista
(1014-33-755)
2:30 p.m.
Parabolic Iterated Function Systems with Applications to the Backward Continued Fractions.
Eugen Andrei Ghenciu* , University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
(1014-37-809)
3:00 p.m.
Distribution Analysis Using PPC-Continued Fractions.
William B. Jones , University of Colorado, Boulder
Walter M. Reid* , University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
(1014-30-957)
3:30 p.m.
Continued Fraction Handbook Project.
William B. Jones* , University of Colorado, Boulder
(1014-33-408)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on the Many Lives of Lattice Theory, the Theory of Ordered Sets, and Universal Algebra, II
Organizers: Japheth L. M. Wood , Chatham College JWood@Chatham.edu
John W. Snow , Sam Houston State University
Jonathan D. Farley , Harvard University
Stefan E. Schmidt , Phoenix Math Systems Modeling, Inc.
Anthony A. Harkin , Harvard University
1:00 p.m.
Semilattices and Congruence Heredity.
Eric J Martin* , University of Northern British Columbia
John W. Snow , Sam Houston State University
(1014-06-1629)
1:30 p.m.
$M_4$ and Congruence Heredity.
John W Snow* , Sam Houston State University
(1014-06-72)
2:00 p.m.
Using Order in Distributed Computing.
Vijay K Garg* , University of Texas
Neeraj Mittal , University of Texas at Dallas
Alper Sen , Freescale Semiconductors
(1014-06-421)
2:30 p.m.
Finite basis problems for quasivarieties, and the weak extension property.
Ralph Nelson McKenzie* , Vanderbilt University
(1014-06-865)
3:00 p.m.
Forbidden quotients of bounded distributive lattices.
Richard N. Ball* , University of Denver
Ales Pultr , Charles University
Jiri Sichler , University of Manitoba
(1014-06-1373)
3:30 p.m.
From biordered sets to two-complexes.
John C Meakin* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1014-06-1278)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#11: Part A
Teaching a course in the history of mathematics.
Organizers:
V. Frederick Rickey , U.S. Military Academy
Victor J. Katz , University of the District of Columbia
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#16: Part A
Fair division: From cake-cutting to dispute resolution.
Organizers:
Steven J. Brams , New York University
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#6: Part A
Technology tools for discrete mathematics.
Organizers:
Douglas E. Ensley , Shippensburg University
Katherine G. McGivney , Shippensburg University
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-1:55 p.m. AMS Session on Algebraic Geometry
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-2:25 p.m. AMS Session on Mathematics Education
1:00 p.m.
Mathematical Connections: For Example, "How To Teach Radicals In Less Than 5 Minutes" (Grades 6-16).
Juli D'Ann Ratheal* , West Texas A & M University
(1014-97-06)
1:15 p.m.
Motivating Undergraduates with Different Backgrounds to do Mathematics Research.
Manmohan Kaur* , Benedictine University
(1014-97-331)
1:30 p.m.
Geometry on a HubCap.
David E Ewing* , Central Missouri State University
(1014-97-561)
1:45 p.m.
Algebra and Uniform Estimates Give a Face-lift to Calculus and Introductory Analysis.
Michael Livshits* , Cambridge MA
(1014-97-1272)
2:00 p.m.
Closing the Gaps for English Language Learners (ELL) in Mathematics Learning by Improving In-Service Teacher Professional Development Thus Increasing Teacher Content, Pedagogy, and Methods Knowledge.
Joyce F. Fischer* , Texas State University-San Marcos
(1014-97-1557)
2:15 p.m.
Native American-based Materials for Undergraduate Mathematics Courses.
Charles Peter Funkhouser , University of Montana-Missoula, College of Technology
A. Duane Porter* , University of Wyoming
(1014-97-1760)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-4:10 p.m. AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, II
1:00 p.m.
Stability and Bifurcation in a Fractionally Damped Nonlinear Diffusion Process.
Brahima Mbodje* , Rust College
(1014-35-176)
1:15 p.m.
Partial differential equations related to dielectric breakdown and polycrystal plasticity.
Marian Bocea* , University of Utah
(1014-35-152)
1:30 p.m.
Nonlinear stability of viscous shock waves arising in conservation laws in the presence of both second and fourth order regularizations.
Changbing Hu* , Missouri State University
Peter Howard , Texas A&M University
(1014-35-1204)
1:45 p.m.
On the oscillations of the solution curve for a class of semilinear equations.
Anahit Galstyan* , University of Texas-Pan American
Philip Korman , University of Cincinnati
Yi Li , University of Iowa
(1014-35-1327)
2:00 p.m.
Attractor Stability via Morse-Smale Property for Diffusive Two-Species Competition Systems.
Georg Hetzer , Auburn University
Wenxian Shen , Auburn University
Tung Nguyen* , Auburn University
(1014-35-1337)
2:15 p.m.
Eigenvalue Characterization and Computation for the Laplacian on General Domains, and its Application to Inverse Spectral Problems.
James V Lambers* , Stanford University
Maeve L McCarthy , Murray State University
Patrick Guidotti , University of California, Irvine
(1014-35-1359)
2:30 p.m.
Cauchy problem for nonlinear wave equation with variable speed of propagation.
Karen Yagdjian* , University of Texas-Pan American
(1014-35-1363)
2:45 p.m.
N-Bump Solutions of Amari-Type Equation.
J. Angela Murdock* , University of Memphis
(1014-35-1548)
3:00 p.m.
Approximate Solutions of Heat equation on unbounded domains using Heatlets.
Gnana Bhaskar Tenali , Florida Institue of Technology
Hariharan Seetharaman* , Florida Institute of Technology
(1014-35-1572)
3:15 p.m.
Systems of Nonlinear Wave Equations With Damping and Source Terms.
Keith Agre* , St. Cloud State University
Mohammad A. Rammaha , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1014-35-1583)
3:30 p.m.
On the shape of a cookie.
David L Finn* , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
(1014-35-1733)
3:45 p.m.
Sobolev Space Interior Regularity Results for a Variational Inequality Involving an Elliptic Pseudo-Differential Operator.
Randolph Garfield Cooper* , California State University, Los Angeles
(1014-35-1744)
4:00 p.m.
Design of a two-electrode electrostatic lens for optimum aberation characteristics.
S. M. Makky* , Owens College
A. K. Ahmad , Al Nahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq
S. M. Juma , University of Baghdad, Bagdad, Iraq
(1014-78-1216)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-4:10 p.m. AMS Session on Combinatorics, IV
1:00 p.m.
Counting and 3-Edge-Coloring Spherical Buckyballs.
Thomas C. Hull* , Merrimack College
(1014-05-1587)
1:15 p.m.
Rado Numbers for Some Linear Equations.
Daniel Schaal* , South Dakota State University
Donna Flint , South Dakota State University
Joseph Mousel , South Dakota State University
(1014-05-1601)
1:30 p.m.
The Isoperimetric Numbers of Certain Cayley Graphs of the Projective Special Linear Groups.
Dominic Lanphier , Western Kentucky University
Jason Rosenhouse* , James Madison University
(1014-05-1625)
1:45 p.m.
An Identity of Partial Derangement and Its Applications.
Kang Wu , Southern China Normal University
Haishen Yao* , CUNY Queensborough Community College
(1014-05-1207)
2:00 p.m.
Set systems with the minimal number of sets and the (4,3)-threshold property.
Zolt\'an F\"uredi , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Robert H. Sloan , University of Illinois at Chicago
Ken Takata* , Adelphi Univerrsity
Gy\"orgy Tur\'an , University of Illinois at Chicago
(1014-05-1211)
2:15 p.m.
A proof of differential identities using lattice path encodings.
Anna Varvak* , Soka University of America
(1014-05-715)
2:30 p.m.
Domino Fibonacci Tableaux.
Kendra S Killpatrick* , Pepperdine University
Naiomi Cameron , Occidental College
(1014-05-558)
2:45 p.m.
A geometric form for the extended patience sorting algorithm and its generalizations.
Alexander I Burstein* , Iowa State University
Isaiah P Lankham , University of California, Davis
(1014-05-164)
3:00 p.m.
Combinatorics of Patience Sorting Piles.
Isaiah P Lankham* , University of California, Davis
Alexander I Burstein , Iowa State University
(1014-05-161)
3:15 p.m.
A triple lacunary generating function for Hermite polynomials.
Pallavi Jayawant* , Bates College
Ira Gessel , Brandeis University
(1014-05-156)
3:45 p.m.
On Proofs of Certain Combinatorial Identities.
Akalu Tefera* , Grand Valley State University
Aklilu Zeleke , Lyman Briggs School and Department of Statistics and Probability
George Grossman , Central Michigan University
(1014-05-559)
4:00 p.m.
The Shields-Harary Numbers of the complete bipartite graph Km,n for Continuous Concave Cost Functions Vanishing at One.
John E Holliday* , North Georgia College and State University
Peter D Johnson , Auburn University
(1014-00-1288)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Session on Professional Development Programs for K--12 Teachers, III
Organizers: Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo , Valparaiso University zsuzsanna.szaniszlo@valpo.edu
Laurie Burton , Western Oregon University
Judith L. Covington , Louisiana State University Shreveport
Patricia Hale , California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
1:00 p.m.
Experiences with an In-Service Professional Development Program: The Vermont Mathematics Partnership and its Impact on School Systems in Vermont.
George L. Ashline* , St. Michael's College
(1014-D1-170)
1:20 p.m.
Team Planning and Team Teaching: College and School Mathematics Instructors Collaborate to Increase Mathematical Content Knowledge in Elementary Teachers.
Martha L Wallace* , St. Olaf College
(1014-D1-459)
1:40 p.m.
The Leadership Program in Discrete Mathematics.
Valerie A. DeBellis , Shodor Education Foundation
Joseph G. Rosenstein* , Rutgers University
(1014-D1-951)
2:00 p.m.
Hosting a Probability and Statistics Institute.
Sharon S Emerson-Stonnell* , Longwood University
(1014-D1-1459)
2:20 p.m.
Improving Mathematical Content Knowledge of K-8 Teachers: Experiences and Successes with a State-Funded Project.
Brian J. Lindaman* , University of Kansas
A. Susan Gay , University of Kansas
(1014-D1-975)
2:40 p.m.
Integrating Technology/Engineering Concepts into the Teaching of Mathematics in Middle School.
Mary Ann Connors* , Westfield State College
(1014-D1-492)
3:00 p.m.
Prime: Partnership for Revitalized Instruction in Mathematics Education.
Jennifer A. Bergner* , Salisbury University
Michael Bardzell , Salisbury University
(1014-D1-1237)
3:20 p.m.
Building K-12 Mathematics Leaders: Experiences of the Oregon Mathematics Leadership Institute (OMLI) Partnership Project in enhancing mathematics content knowledge for teaching.
Thomas P Dick* , Oregon State University
Karen Marrongelle , Portland State University
(1014-D1-786)
3:40 p.m.
Hands-On Mathematics Education for Pennsylvania Learning and Teaching (HOME PlaTe).
Francisco E Alarcon* , Indiana University of PA (IUP)
Larry Feldman , Indiana University of PA (IUP)
(1014-D1-1056)
4:00 p.m.
EMCAT: Exploring Mathematical Concepts through Applications of Technology.
Jan O. Case* , Jacksonville State University
David Dempsey , Jacksonville State University
(1014-D1-943)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-4:10 p.m. MAA Session on Getting Students to Discuss and to Write about Mathematics, III
Organizers: Martha Ellen Murphy Waggoner , Simpson College waggoner@simpson.edu
Charlotte A. Knotts-Zides , Wofford College
Harrison W. Straley , Wheaton College
1:00 p.m.
Do we make students talk about what they see?
Jose H. Giraldo* , Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
(1014-H1-1406)
1:15 p.m.
Introducing Students to Difference Quotients via a Writing Assignment Involving Experimental Data.
Joe T. Harris* , St. Andrews Presbyterian College
(1014-H1-1027)
1:30 p.m.
Introducing Students to Writing About Mathematics Using Calculus Problems.
Michael L. Berry* , West Virginia Wesleyan College
(1014-H1-177)
1:45 p.m.
Using Journals to Emphasize Writing and Homework in Calculus.
J'Lee W. Bumpus* , Texas Tech University
G. Brock Williams , Texas Tech University
(1014-H1-326)
2:00 p.m.
Involving Students in Their Own Learning: Course End Presentation.
Rodney X. Sturdivant* , United States Military Academy
Alex J Heidenberg , United States Military Academy
Brian Souhan , United States Military Academy
(1014-H1-974)
2:15 p.m.
Student Reflections on Mathematics.
Alex M McAllister* , Centre College
(1014-H1-274)
2:30 p.m.
The Use of Frequent Oral Presentations in Third-Semester Calculus.
William R. Harris* , Georgetown College
(1014-H1-1192)
2:45 p.m.
Reading and Writing about Calculus---A First Year Mathematics Seminar.
Daniel S. Alexander* , Drake University
Alexander F. Kleiner , Drake University
(1014-H1-994)
3:00 p.m.
Who's The Man?: The Question That Made My Students Fight About Mathematics.
Pam Miltenberger* , West Virginia Wesleyan College
(1014-H1-187)
3:15 p.m.
Create Your Own Mini Poster Session!
Jenny Switkes* , California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
(1014-H1-34)
3:30 p.m.
Low Stakes Writing Questions.
Karen Batt Stanish* , Keene State College
(1014-H1-1525)
3:45 p.m.
Helping Mathematics Students Become Math Presenters.
David Fowler* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1014-H1-270)
4:00 p.m.
Integrating a writing-intensive component into a traditional upper-division course.
Susan Hammond Marshall* , Monmouth University
(1014-H1-1723)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:55 p.m. MAA Session on Mathematics of Sports and Games, I
Organizers: Sean L. Forman , Saint Joseph's University sforman@sju.edu
Douglas Drinen , Sewanee: University of the South
1:00 p.m.
How Well Can Random Walkers Rank Football Teams?
Thomas S Callaghan , Stanford University
Peter J Mucha , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Mason A Porter* , California Institute of Technology
(1014-M1-61)
1:20 p.m.
Paired comparison ranking systems: an old topic and a new application.
Douglas Drinen* , Sewanee: the University of the South
(1014-M1-1398)
1:40 p.m.
A Maple Simulation for the 2004 Red Sox-Yankees Playoff Series.
Phil Gustafson* , Mesa State College
(1014-M1-861)
2:00 p.m.
Down 4 with a Minute to Play.
G Edgar Parker* , James Madison University
Richard Miller , Fort Defiance High School
(1014-M1-281)
2:20 p.m.
The Price is Right's Three Strikes Game and Other Possibilities.
Paula R. Stickles* , Indiana University
(1014-M1-342)
2:40 p.m.
Bill James as an Examplar of Statistical Writing.
William Branson* , St Cloud State University
(1014-M1-1514)
3:00 p.m.
Pigs on the Court.
Marc Brodie* , Wheeling Jesuit University
(1014-M1-1060)
3:20 p.m.
Using NASCAR to Illustrate Optimization.
Mark A Mills* , Central College
Dale R Buske , St. Cloud State University
(1014-M1-332)
3:40 p.m.
NCAA Membership and a Piecewise-Defined Model.
Murray H. Siegel* , South Carolina GSSM
(1014-M1-126)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:55 p.m. MAA Session on Mathematical Connections in the Arts, I
Organizers: Douglas E. Norton , Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu
Reza Sarhangi , Towson University
Nathaniel A. Friedman , State University of New York, Albany
1:00 p.m.
Clear as a Bell: Applying Principles of Graphical Excellence to Campanology.
Leslie Hayes* , Saint Joseph's University
(1014-N1-1538)
1:15 p.m.
Learning Styles of College Algebra Students Support the Use of Dance in Mathematics Courses: Ideas for using Dance in the College Algebra classroom.
Ann D. Bingham* , Peace College
Beth K. Wright , Peace College
(1014-N1-1224)
1:30 p.m.
A Salamander's Tale: Art and Mathematics at Ohio Northern.
William R Fuller* , Ohio Northern University
(1014-N1-819)
1:45 p.m.
Modular Sculpture from Surface Patches.
Stephen J Luecking* , DePaul University
(1014-N1-992)
2:00 p.m.
Variations on an All-Purpose Algorithm.
Anne M. Burns* , Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus
(1014-N1-227)
2:15 p.m.
The Symmetries of Beaded Beads.
Gwen Laura Fisher* , California Polytechnic State University
(1014-N1-256)
2:30 p.m.
Griddy Mathematics (The art and the mathematics of grids).
Josefina Alvarez* , New Mexico State University
(1014-N1-692)
2:45 p.m.
Imagemosaics: Painting with Pictures.
Gavin W. Taylor* , Davidson College
(1014-N1-1055)
3:00 p.m.
The Square's talk: the language of Flatland.
William Lindgren* , Slippery Rock University
Thomas Banchoff , Brown University
(1014-N1-752)
3:15 p.m.
The History and Nature of Mathematics in the Works of Jorge Luis Borges.
Mary L Garner* , Kennesaw State University
(1014-N1-1458)
3:30 p.m.
Mathematical literature and literary mathematics: Oulipo.
Christine Kinsey* , Canisius College
Teresa Moore , Ithaca College
(1014-N1-937)
3:45 p.m.
A Cost-Based Approach to Adaptivity in Literary Hypertext.
Juan B Gutierrez* , Florida State University
(1014-N1-141)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:15 p.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.edu
Barbara E. Edwards , Oregon State University
Michael Oehrtman , Arizona State University
1:00 p.m.
Findings from a Study of Gender Parity.
Teri J Murphy* , University of Oklahoma
(1014-O1-1312)
1:20 p.m.
Student understanding of the Inverse Relationship of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.
Michelle Reed* , Wright State University
Gretchen Whipple , Warren Wilson College
Lynette Roller , Dulaney High School, Timonium, Maryland
Barbara Edwards , Oregon State University
(1014-O1-1579)
1:40 p.m.
Theoretical Lenses for Examining Undergraduate Students' Statistical Thinking.
Randall E Groth* , Salisbury University
Jennifer A Bergner , Salisbury University
(1014-O1-696)
2:00 p.m.
Helping Bridge Course Students Begin to Write Proofs.
Carolyn Yackel* , Mercer University
(1014-O1-676)
2:20 p.m.
Teaching Mathematics Using a Computer Algebra System---What are the Effects on the Students' Performance??
Karsten Schmidt* , Faculty of Management Science \& Economics, University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden
Wolfgang Moldenhauer , Thuringian Institute for In-service Teacher Training, Curriculum Development and Media (ThILLM)
(1014-O1-209)
2:40 p.m.
Data-Mining an Online Homework System.
Andrew Bennett , Kansas State University
Genevra Neumann* , Kansas State University
Eric Lawrence , Kansas State University
Elena Verbych , Kansas State University
(1014-O1-143)
3:00 p.m.
Effects of Elaborate Contextual Information in Group Homework.
Dale J. Winter* , University of Michigan
Matthew E. DeLong , Taylor University
(1014-O1-95)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:55 p.m. MAA Session on Models That Work: Building Diversity in Advance Mathematics, II
Organizers: Abbe H. Herzig , University at Albany, SUNY aherzig@albany.edu
Patricia Hale , California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
1:00 p.m.
Girls Explorations in Mathematics and Science (GEMS): An Outreach Program Attracting a Diverse Group of High Achieving High School Girls.
Mazen Shahin* , Delaware State University
Melissa A. Harrington , Department of Biology, Delaware State University
(1014-Y3-1655)
1:30 p.m.
Giving Women the EDGE in Mathematics.
Ami Radunskaya* , Pomona College
Sylvia T. Bozeman , Spelman College
Rhonda J. Hughes , Bryn Mawr College
(1014-Y3-1695)
2:00 p.m.
Model Summer Programs for Students from Underrepresented Groups.
Deborah Nolan* , University of California, Berkeley
(1014-Y3-1674)
2:30 p.m.
Diversifying the research experience: creating an REU environment that is conducive to the education of the whole person.
Erika T. Camacho* , Loyola Marymount University
Stephen A. Wirkus , California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1014-Y3-1376)
3:00 p.m.
The Advance Program and the Career Partner Program at UCI, and the Mentoring Program for Women Mathematicians at IAS.
Chuu-Lian Terng* , University of California at Irvine
(1014-Y3-1662)
3:30 p.m.
NSF ADVANCE at the University of Michigan.
Kristen S. Moore* , University of Michigan
(1014-Y3-780)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-4:10 p.m. MAA General Contributed Paper Session, IV
Organizers: Stephen L. Davis , Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Eric S. Marland , Appalachian State University
Chairs: Eric S. Marland ,
Jay A. Malmstrom , Oklahoma City Community College
1:00 p.m.
Teaching Undergraduate Courses in Biomathematics.
Raina S. Robeva* , Sweet Briar College
Michael L. Johnson , University of Virginia School of Medicine
(1014-Z1-1759)
1:15 p.m.
Computational Tools for a Two-Course Calculus Sequence for Biology Majors.
Timothy D Comar* , Benedictine University
(1014-Z1-363)
1:30 p.m.
Bioinformatics and the Undergraduate Mathematics Curriculum.
Steven M Deckelman* , University of Wisconsin-Stout
(1014-Z1-402)
1:45 p.m.
Chances in Life---Creating a Statistics/Biology Learning Community.
William D Ardis* , Collin County Community College - Preston Ridge Campus
(1014-Z1-1432)
2:00 p.m.
Mathematical Preparation for First Statistics Courses.
Paul Kochanowski , Indianan University South Bend
Morteza Shafii-Mousavi* , Indiana University South Bend
(1014-Z1-99)
2:15 p.m.
A review of the literature pertaining to the interactions between teachers pedagogical beliefs, their content knowledge, and their attitudes toward specific topics, as applied to statistics.
Stephen Max Lancaster* , University of Oklahoma
(1014-Z1-984)
2:30 p.m.
Using the CSI effect in Calculus: applying forensic science to infinite series.
R Travis Kowalski* , South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
(1014-Z1-1317)
2:45 p.m.
Curtailment Procedure for Selecting Among Bernoulli Populations.
Elena Mihaela Buzaianu* , Syracuse University
Pinyuen Chen , Syracuse University
(1014-Z1-833)
3:00 p.m.
The weather report: daily and seasonal termperature extremes.
Richard N Barshinger* , Penn State Scranton
(1014-Z1-675)
3:15 p.m.
Special Averages with Sums of Powers of Integers.
Thomas Pfaff* , Ithaca College
(1014-Z1-431)
3:30 p.m.
Finite Dimensional Approximations to Wiener Measure on a Compact Manifold with Positive Curvature.
Adrian P. C. Lim* , UCSD
(1014-Z1-939)
3:45 p.m.
Constructing $5$-Regular $5/2$-Tough Graphs.
Lynne L Doty , Marist College
Kevin K Ferland* , Bloomsburg University
(1014-Z1-610)
4:00 p.m.
Graphs with the disjoint linking property.
Joel S. Foisy* , SUNY Potsdam
(1014-Z1-753)
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. SIAM Minisymposium on New Transform Methods for Differential Equations
Organizers: Beatrice Pelloni , University of Reading, UK
Li-yeung Sung , University of South Carolina sung@math.sc.edu
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-3:55 p.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Inverse Problems: Theory and Numerics for Novel Applications, II
Organizers: Heinz W. Engl , Johannes Kepler University heinz.engl@jku.at
Lothar Reichel , Kent State University reichel@math.kent.edu
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. MAA-AWM Panel Discussion
Teaching a course on women and/or minorities in mathematics.
Organizers:
Therese L. Bennett , Southern Connecticut State University
Sarah J. Greenwald , Appalachian State University
Panelists:
Sarah J. Greenwald ,
John H. Kellermeier , Tacoma Community College
Helen Moore , American Institute of Mathematics
Bonnie J. Shulman , Bates College
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. MAA-Project NExT Panel Discussion
The mathematics profession in 2016: Where are we going?
Organizers:
John F. Bukowski , Juniata College
Dale R. Buske , St. Cloud State University
Kenneth L. Price , University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Panelists:
David M. Bressoud , Macalester College
Michael Starbird , University of Texas at Austin
Tina H. Straley , MAA
Paul Zorn , St. Olaf College
Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. MAA Committee on the Profession Panel Discussion
Scholarship scenarios.
Organizers:
David J. Lutzer , The College of William and Mary
Friday January 13, 2006, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. MAA Project NExT-YMN Poster Session
Organizers:
Kevin E. Charlwood , Washburn University
Kenneth A. Ross , University of Oregon
Friday January 13, 2006, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Summer Program for Women in Mathematics
Participants from past programs will describe their experiences.
Organizers:
Murli M. Gupta , George Washington University
Friday January 13, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-3:05 p.m. AMS Invited Address
Homotopy properties of Hamiltonian group actions.
Dusa McDuff* , SUNY at Stony Brook
(1014-57-04)
Friday January 13, 2006, 2:30 p.m.-4:10 p.m. AMS Session on Topology, I
Friday January 13, 2006, 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. AMS Special Presentation
T.A. development using case studies: A workshop for faculty (Part 2).
Organizers:
Solomon Friedberg , Boston College
Diane L. Herrmann , University of Chicago
Friday January 13, 2006, 2:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
What business looks for in new hires.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small , U.S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Anthony Edwards , San Antonio Public Service
Sandra Martinez , Kelly Aviation Center
Steve Bryant , Zachary Construction Company
Frances Gonzalez , Assistant City Manager of the City of San Antonio
Friday January 13, 2006, 2:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
AMATYC's {\em Beyond Crossroads}: Implementing standards-based mathematics instruction.
Organizers:
Susan S. Wood , J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Panelists:
Susan S. Wood ,
Richelle M. Blair , Lakeland Community College
Kathy A. Mowers , Owensboro Community and Technical College
William E. Haver , Virginia Commonwealth University
Friday January 13, 2006, 2:45 p.m.-4:10 p.m. AMS Session on Dynamical Systems, I
Friday January 13, 2006, 3:20 p.m.-4:10 p.m. AMS Retiring Presidential Address
Threads from My Life: Linear (good) Resolutions and Small (seductive) Varieties.
David Eisenbud* , Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
(1014-14-07)
Friday January 13, 2006, 4:25 p.m.-5:25 p.m. Joint Prize Session
Friday January 13, 2006, 5:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m. SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Business Meeting and Guest Lecture
Organizers: Barbara E. Edwards , Oregon State University
Friday January 13, 2006, 5:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m. MAA Information Session
Current issues in actuarial science education.
Organizers:
Bettye Anne Case , Florida State University
Steve P. Paris , Florida State University
Matthew J. Hassett , Arizona State University
Friday January 13, 2006, 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m. SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government Reception
Organizers:
Michael G. Monticino , University of North Texas
Friday January 13, 2006, 5:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m. SIGMAA on Statistics Education Business Meeting
Organizers:
Thomas L. Moore , Grinnell College
Friday January 13, 2006, 5:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m. MAA Two-Year College Reception
Friday January 13, 2006, 5:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Joint Prize Session Reception
Friday January 13, 2006, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Guest Lecture
Organizers: Amy Shell-Gellasch , Grafenwoer, Germany
Friday January 13, 2006, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#14: Part B
Teaching linear algebra with applications.
Organizers:
Gilbert Strang , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Friday January 13, 2006, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. WEB SIGMAA Business Meeting and Guest Lectures
Organizers: Murray Eisenberg , University of Massachusetts
Friday January 13, 2006, 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Young Mathematicians' Network Town Meeting
Concerns of young mathematicians.
Organizers:
David C. Kung , St. Mary's College of Maryland
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