Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Day
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Inquiries: meet@ams.org
Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Antonio, TX, January 1215, 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.
AMSSIAM 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 MinnesotaDuluth
Zhaosheng Feng, University of Texas Pan American

8:00 a.m.
Nonlinear Fourier Transforms, Integrability and Nonlocality in Multidimensions.
Thanasis Fokas*, University of Cambridge
(101435551)

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,
(101400581)

9:00 a.m.
On the wellposedness of an integrable evolution equation.
Alex A Himonas*, University of Notre Dame
(101435260)

9:30 a.m.
Partial Differential Equations which Admit Integrable Systems.
Paul F Bracken*, University of Texas
(101453134)

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
(1014351213)

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
(1014351020)

11:00 a.m.
New Traveling Wave Solutions for CamassaHolm Equation.
Guoping Zhang*, Delaware State University
Zhijun Qiao, The University of TexasPan American
Fengshan Liu, Delaware State University
(101435219)

11:30 a.m.
A new integrable equation and its solution.
Zhijun Qiao*, UTPA
(1014351418)

Friday January 13, 2006, 8:00 a.m.11:35 a.m.
AMSASL 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 BenYacov, University of Wisconsin Madison

8:00 a.m.
Ordinal indices in Banach spaces.
Edward Odell*, The University of Texas at Austin
(101446319)

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
(101446412)

9:10 a.m.
Two Persons Games in Banach Spaces.
Thomas Schlumprecht*, Texas A&M University
(101446489)

9:35 a.m.
Break

10:00 a.m.
Ergodic theory and descriptive set theory.
Alexander S. Kechris*, California Institute of Technology
(101437483)

10:35 a.m.
Classifying Borel transformations in Kakutani style.
Christian Rosendal*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1014371778)

11:10 a.m.
Precompact families of finite sets of integers and weakly null sequences in Banach spaces.
Jordi LopezAbad, University of Paris 7
Stevo Todorcevic*, University of Toronto and CNRS, Paris
(101446850)

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
(101406112)

8:30 a.m.
Ppartitions and descent algebras, enriched Ppartitions and peak algebras.
T. Kyle Petersen*, Brandeis University
(101405155)

9:00 a.m.
Cyclotomic Solomon Algebras.
Andrew Mathas, University of Sydney
Rosa C Orellana*, Dartmouth College
(101405498)

9:30 a.m.
Leonard Pairs and Representations of Quantum Algebras.
Darren FunkNeubauer*, University of WisconsinMadison
(101416932)

10:00 a.m.
The Amazing LoehrWarrington TEN to the Power $n$ Conjecture.
Shalosh B Ekhad, Rutgers University
Vince Vatter*, University of St. Andrews
Doron Zeilberger, Rutgers University
(1014051177)

10:30 a.m.
New Records for StanleyWilf Limits.
Miklos Bona*, University of Florida
(1014051119)

11:00 a.m.
Enumerative and Probabilistic Applications of the Extended WilfZeilberger Theory.
Moa Apagodu*, Rutgers University
Doron Zeilberger, Rutgers University
(1014051106)

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. ElGuindy, Texas A\&M University elguindy@math.tamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Arithmetic of MaassPoincare series.
Ken Ono*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Kathrin Bringmann, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(101411284)

8:30 a.m.
Weyl Group Multiple Dirichlet Series: The Stable Case.
Benjamin Brubaker, Stanford University
Daniel Bump, Stanford University
Solomon Friedberg*, Boston College
(101411432)

9:00 a.m.
Weyl Group Multiple Dirichlet Series: The Unstable Case.
Ben Brubaker*, Stanford University
(1014111142)

9:30 a.m.
Multiple Dirichlet series over function fields.
Gautam Chinta*, CUNY (City College)
(1014111126)

10:00 a.m.
MaassPoincar\'e series and $p$divisibility of traces of singular moduli.
Paul Jenkins*, University of WisconsinMadison
(101411766)

10:30 a.m.
Congruences for the Coefficients of Weakly Holomorphic Modular Forms.
Stephanie Treneer*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(101411921)

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
(101411341)

11:30 a.m.
Counting colorings.
Fernando Rodriguez Villegas*, University of Texas at Austin
(1014111417)

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
(1014521025)

8:30 a.m.
Relative isoperimetric inequality outside convex bodies.
Mohammad Ghomi*, Georgia Tech
Jaigyoung Choe, Seoul National University
Manuel Ritore, University of Granada
(101453565)

9:00 a.m.
A characterization of ellipsoids via illumination bodies.
Alina Stancu*, University of Massachusetts Lowell
(101452791)

9:30 a.m.
Central limit properties of convex bodies.
Mark W Meckes*, Stanford University
(101452854)

10:00 a.m.
Problem Session

10:30 a.m.
fVectors of Regular Triangulations.
Laura J Schmidt*, University of WisconsinStout
Carl Lee, University of Kentucky
(101452195)

11:00 a.m.
BallPolytopes.
K\'aroly Bezdek, University of Calgary
Zsolt L\'angi, University of Calgary
M\'arton Nasz\'odi, University of Calgary
Peter Papez*, University of Calgary
(101452913)

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
(1014521575)

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
(1014391301)

8:30 a.m.
A Qualitative Analysis of the Diamond$\alpha$ Dynamic Derivatives on Time Scales.
James W Rogers*, Baylor University
(1014651438)

9:00 a.m.
Convergence of Solutions of Dynamic Equations on Converging Time Scales.
Bonita A. Lawrence*, Marshall University
Ralph ObersteVorth, Marshall University
Kelli J. Hall, Marshall University
Elizabeth R. Duke, Marshall University
(1014341246)

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
(101437979)

10:00 a.m.
Recessive Solutions of Quasilinear Dynamic Equations.
Elvan AkinBohner*,
(1014341220)

10:30 a.m.
TimeScale Integral Inequalities.
Douglas R Anderson*, Concordia College
(101434941)

11:00 a.m.
Global behavior of solutions of the nonlinear difference equation $x_{n+1}=p_{n}+x_{n1}/x_{n}$.
Richard DeVault*, Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Vlajko Kocic, Xavier University of Louisiana
Donna Stutson, Xavier University of Louisiana
(101439277)

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
(101439148)

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 LotkaVolterra difference equation and existence of heteroclinic orbits in the Leslie matrix model.
Ryusuke Kon*, Kyushu University
(101492531)

8:30 a.m.
On persistence of coupled sink populations.
Sebastian Schreiber*, College of William and Mary
(1014371549)

9:00 a.m.
Discretetime model of diurnal seabird distribution with environmental forcing.
Shandelle M. Henson*, Andrews University
James L. Hayward, Andrews University
(101492484)

9:30 a.m.
Periodic solutions of generalized nonautonomous logistic equations.
Jia Li*, University of Alabama in Huntsville
(101439967)

10:00 a.m.
Population dynamics under bounded enforcement.
Ulrich Krause*, University of Bremen, Germany
(101437872)

10:30 a.m.
Allee effects in a discretetime hostparasitoid model with age structure in the host.
Sophia R.J. Jang*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1014921118)

11:00 a.m.
Stability Analysis of Pielou's Equation with PeriodTwo Coefficient.
M R.S. Kulenovic*, University of Rhode Island
Orlando Merino, University of Rhode Island
(10143966)

11:30 a.m.
Nonautonomous delay difference equations and applications to population models.
Saber N Elaydi*, Howard University
(1014391361)

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
(101492468)

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
(1014621567)

9:00 a.m.
Application of Algebraic Statistics for Statistical Disclosure Limitation.
Aleksandra B Slavkovic*, Penn State University
(1014621535)

9:30 a.m.
Relaxation Techniques for Computing Bounds on Cell Entries in Contingency Tables.
Seth Sullivant, Harvard University
Ruriko Yoshida*, Duke University
(101462265)

10:00 a.m.
On the geometry of the MLE in loglinear model analysis.
Alessandro Rinaldo*, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University
(1014621063)

10:30 a.m.
Secant varieties of smooth toric varieties.
David Cox, Amherst College
Jessica S Sidman*, Mount Holyoke College
(101414606)

11:00 a.m.
Algebraic factor analysis.
Mathias Drton*, University of Chicago
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California Berkeley
Seth Sullivant, Harvard University
(101462245)

11:30 a.m.
Parameterization of Binary Ancestral Graph Models.
Thomas S Richardson*, Department of Statistics, University of Washington
(1014621357)

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
(1014401052)

9:00 a.m.
Some Problems Suggested by Ramanujan's Work on Continued Fractions.
Bruce C Berndt*, University of Illinois
(101411745)

9:30 a.m.
Multidimensional Continued Fractions and Toric Varieties.
Thomas Garrity*, Williams
(1014111068)

10:00 a.m.
Complex Continued Fractions.
Doug Hensley*, Texas A\& M University
(10141137)

10:30 a.m.
A Randomized Variant of the JacobiPerron Algorithm.
Richard C. Burge*, Cool, CA
(101411200)

11:00 a.m.
Quasiconformal Connections Between Continued Fractions and Circle Packings.
G. Brock Williams*, Texas Tech University
(101430306)

11:30 a.m.
A proof of the continued fraction expansion of exp(1/M).
Thomas J. Osler*, Rowan University
(101441801)

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
(1014061604)

8:30 a.m.
Preliminary report on types of polynomial completeness in universal algebras.
Erhard Aichinger*, Johannes Kepler University Linz
(101408149)

9:00 a.m.
Message Authentication Codes and Quasigroups.
Kristen Meyer*, Iowa State University
(101417909)

9:30 a.m.
Partial Orderings in Chemistry: SubstitutionReaction Posets.
Douglas J. Klein*, Texas A&M University at Galveston
(101406582)

10:00 a.m.
Simple Relation Algebras.
Steven R. Givant*, Mills College
(1014061664)

10:30 a.m.
Thompson monoids and Tamari lattices.
Zoran Sunik*, Texas A&M University
(101406203)

11:00 a.m.
Equational Logic for Finitary MultiAlgebras.
Matt Insall*, University of Missouri  Rolla
(1014081109)

11:30 a.m.
Residuated Approximations and their Connection to Cluster Analysis.
R. J. Greechie*, Louisiana Tech University
M. F. Janowitz, Rutgers University
(101406485)

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 csequences.
Hamid Kulosman*, University of Louisville
(1014131679)

8:15 a.m.
The $n$generator property in rings of integervalued polynomials.
Jason Boynton*, Florida Atlantic University
Lee Klingler, Florida Atlantic University
(1014131517)

8:30 a.m.
Arithmetic Properties of Pullbacks II.
Evan Houston, UNC Charlotte
John R Taylor*, UNC Charlotte
(1014131499)

8:45 a.m.
Factorization in Polynomial Rings of Two Noncommuting Variables.
Kenneth L. Price*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(101416251)

9:00 a.m.
A $q$Hilbert matrix.
Warren P. Johnson*, Connecticut College
(101415575)

9:15 a.m.
A realization of quantum groups via product valued quivers.
Yiqiang Li*, Kansas State University
Zongzhu Lin, Kansas State University
(101416811)

9:30 a.m.
Projective Resolutions for Cleft Binomial Rings.
Martin William Montgomery*, University of Oregon
(101416968)

9:45 a.m.
Flat Braided Symmetric Algebras.
Sebastian Zwicknagl*, University of Oregon
(1014171228)

10:00 a.m.
A Radical Structure for Some Rings with Partial Identities.
Karen Batt Stanish*, Keene State College
(1014171512)

10:15 a.m.
Hyperbolically convex standard fundamental domain of a subgroup of a modular group.
Omer Yayenie*, Murray State University
(101411461)

10:30 a.m.
On Relative Homotopy Groups of Modules.
C Joanna Su*, Providence College
(1014181737)

10:45 a.m.
Endomorphisms of Monogenic Hopf Algebras.
Alan Koch*, Agnes Scott College
(101414417)

11:00 a.m.
Construct Integral Matrices with Integral Inverse and Applications to Coding.
Yan Wu*, Georgia Southern University
(101400254)

11:15 a.m.
Symmetric Brace Algebras and $A_{\infty}$ Structures.
Rebecca Ann Hillman*, University of South Carolina in Sumter
(1014551562)

11:30 a.m.
Calculation of Gerstenhaber Operations on $H^*(R,R)$, when $R= \mathbb Q[X]/p$.
R C Mitchell*, Purdue University
(1014551531)

11:45 a.m.
Derived functors of the locally finite functor.
Hayden M Harker*, Vassar College
(1014551200)

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
(10146502)

8:15 a.m.
Total Variation Based SemiBlind Image Deconvolution.
James H Money*, University of Kentucky
(101465586)

8:30 a.m.
The nonsymmetric eigenvalue problem: Finding middle deflations in the $QR$ Algorithm.
Karen Braman*, South Dakota School of Mines
(1014651214)

8:45 a.m.
Numerical Solutions of Numerical Solutions of Robust and MinimumNorm Quadratic Partial Eigenvalue Assignment Problems.
Sanjoy Kumar Brahma*, Northern Illinois University
Biswa Datta, Northern Illinois University
(1014651670)

9:00 a.m.
Numerical Methods for Solving Illconditioned Nonlinear Systems.
Olga Brezhneva*, Miami University
(1014651701)

9:15 a.m.
Nonlinear Analysis and Numerical Simulations of a TwoLayer Thin Liquid Film.
Lael S Fisher*, Northwestern University
Alexander A Golovin, Northwestern University
(101476403)

9:30 a.m.
Adomian Decomposition to Solve NavierStokes Equations.
M. Najafi, Kent State University
M. TaeibiRahni*, Sharif University of Tech.
A. Hassanpour, Islamic Azad University
(1014761066)

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
(1014761416)

10:00 a.m.
Symmetric waves of a tow layer fluid over an obstruction.
Jeongwhan Choi*, Korea University
W.S. Bae, Korea University
(1014761750)

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 PhysicoChemical Hydrodynamics, CCNY New York
(1014761764)

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
(1014351092)

10:45 a.m.
On Sobolev Spaces of DivergenceFree Vector Fields.
Pangyen Weng*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(101476470)

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 CahnHilliard type.
Peter B Howard*, Texas A&M University
(101435145)

8:15 a.m.
Analytic solutions of some free boundary problems.
Xuming Xie*, Morgan State University
(101435201)

8:30 a.m.
Spatiotemporalpatterns and decay in diffusive fluid mixtures.
Weijiu Liu*, University of Central Arkansas
(101435202)

8:45 a.m.
The nonautonomous wave equation with general Wentzell boundary conditions.
Ciprian G Gal*, University of Memphis
(101435286)

9:00 a.m.
On the blowup rate of large solutions for a porous media logistic equation.
Peng Feng*, Florida Gulf Coast University
(101435348)

9:30 a.m.
On Normal Mode Expansion of Solutions to the Paraxial Wave Equation.
Peter McCoy*, U.S. Naval Academy
Reza MalekMadani, U.S. Naval Academy
(101435541)

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
(101435633)

10:00 a.m.
Inverse scattering algorithms for attenuating artifacts produced by internal multiple reflections (reverberations).
Bogdan G. Nita*, Montclair State University
(101435757)

10:15 a.m.
A Degenerate Semilinear Parabolic Problem with Solution Blows Up at the Boundary.
W. Y. Chan*, Southeast Missouri State University
(101435795)

10:30 a.m.
A Compressible Viscous HeatConducting Fluid and its QuasiStatic Approximation.
Gavin Waters*, University of Delaware
Richard Weinacht, University of Delaware
(101435879)

10:45 a.m.
Wave loads due to diffraction by an elliptic structure.
Dambaru D Bhatta*, The University of TexasPan American, Edinburg, TX
(101435915)

11:00 a.m.
Homogenization of a nonlinear elliptic boundary value problem modeling galvanic currents.
Y. Sujeet Bhat*, University of Florida
(101435950)

11:15 a.m.
The Existence of Global Solution of Variational Equations.
Taewan Park*, Michigan State University
Zhengfang Zhou, Professor/Michigan State University
(1014351125)

11:30 a.m.
Liouville Theorem for 2D NavierStokes Equations.
Gabriel S. Koch*, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
(1014351131)

11:45 a.m.
Nonlinear nonautonomous parabolic evolution equations in an infinite cylinder.
Jason R Morris*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1014351190)

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
(1014051080)

8:15 a.m.
Menger PathSystems and Minimum Graph Size.
Jeffrey S. Powell*, Emory University
Ralph J. Faudree, University of Memphis
Ronald J. Gould, Emory University
(1014051083)

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
(1014051089)

8:45 a.m.
Coverings containing packings for adaptive binary block coding.
Robert B Ellis*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(1014051113)

9:15 a.m.
On Hamiltonian Walks in Graphs.
Ping Zhang*, Western Michigan University
(1014051133)

9:30 a.m.
A construction of a projective plane in harmonic matroids.
Rigoberto Florez*, University of South Carolina Sumter
(1014051164)

9:45 a.m.
On Maximal Packings of $K_{v}E(K_{w}$ with 6cycles.
L Brown, East Tennessee State University
G. Coker, Francis Marion University
R. Gardner, East Tennessee State University
Janie Kennedy*, Samford University
(1014051170)

10:00 a.m.
An almost bijective proof of an asymptotic property of partitions.
Aaron D. Jaggard*, Tulane University
(1014051181)

10:15 a.m.
Isomorphic components of tensor products of bipartite graphs.
Richard H Hammack*, RandolphMacon College
(1014051184)

10:30 a.m.
Subdivisibility: Towards an ``algebra'' of connectivity.
Thor C Whalen*, Atlanta, GA
(1014051254)

10:45 a.m.
Bounds for Recurrences on Partially Ordered Sets.
Augustine B. O'Keefe*, Wake Forest University
Kenneth S. Berenhaut, Wake Forest University
(1014051392)

11:00 a.m.
A matroidbased decomposition of $3$connected graphs.
Brian Beavers*, Louisiana State University  Baton Rouge
(1014051465)

11:15 a.m.
Using neighborhood complexes to compute rational generating functions.
Kevin M. Woods*, University of California, Berkeley
(1014051480)

11:30 a.m.
On $L(2,1)$labeling of graphs.
JeongHyun Kang*, University of Central Florida
(1014051528)

11:45 a.m.
The limited hats game.
Steven K Butler*, University of California, San Diego
(1014051545)

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
(1014B1132)

8:20 a.m.
More tools for linear algebra.
David E Meel*, Bowling Green State University
(1014B1724)

8:40 a.m.
Maplets for Calculus.
Douglas B Meade*, University of South Carolina
Philip B Yasskin, Texas A & M University
(1014B1186)

9:00 a.m.
Using Mathematica to Explore Algebra and Number Theory.
Christopher P Moretti*, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
(1014B1108)

9:20 a.m.
Do mathlets deliver what we want them to teach?
Andrew G Bennett*, Kansas State University
(1014B1146)

9:40 a.m.
Flash as a Tool for Creating Calculus and Analysis Mathlets.
Barbara Kaskosz*, University of Rhode Island
(1014B1250)

10:00 a.m.
Flash as a Tool for Creating Discrete Math Applets.
Doug Ensley*, Shippensburg University
(1014B1249)

10:20 a.m.
A Sonification Mathlet for Calculus, PreCalculus, and Analytic Geometry.
Steven M. Hetzler*, Salisbury University
Robert M. Tardiff, Salisbury University
(1014B11563)

10:40 a.m.
MS Excel Interactive Tools for Statistics.
Sarah L Mabrouk*, Framingham State College
(1014B11724)

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 ShellGellasch, Grafenwoer, Germany

8:00 a.m.
Motivating the Learning of Applied Mathematics with History.
Dick Jardine*, Keene State College
(1014I11766)

8:20 a.m.
Historical vs axiomatic viewpoint: teaching today foundations of geometry.
Bogdan D. Suceava*, California State University Fullerton
(1014I1129)

8:40 a.m.
A Different Sort of Calculus Debate.
Vicky W Klima*, Appalachian State University
(1014I11492)

9:00 a.m.
The history of calculus in an honors calculus course.
Todd Timmons*, University of ArkansasFort Smith
(1014I1229)

9:20 a.m.
Using History to make Differential Calculus Come Alive.
Jeffrey Clark*, Elon University
(1014I129)

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
(1014I1823)

10:00 a.m.
Lam\'e's Counting of Triangulations.
Jerry Lodder*, New Mexico State University
(1014I11472)

10:20 a.m.
Using History to Teach Mathematics with Some Examples.
Jim Fulmer*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1014I11592)

10:40 a.m.
Using History as a Motivating Strategy in Lowerlevel Mathematics Courses.
Kevin L Dove*, Lander University
Beth S Lundquist, Lander University
(1014I1430)

11:00 a.m.
History Live!: Examples of differential equations studied by Newton and Leibniz.
Huseyin Kocak*, University of Miami
(1014I130)

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
(1014I11694)

11:40 a.m.
A Stealth Group in History.
Agnes M. Kalemaris*, SUNY Farmingdale
(1014I11702)

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.ohiostate.edu
Mohammad H. Ahmadi, University of WisconsinWhitewater

8:00 a.m.
The Modeling of a Remote Control using FlashA Computer Application of the Use of Functions.
Paul Raymond Bouthellier*, University of PittsburghTitusville
(1014J1165)

8:30 a.m.
Using Scroll Bars and Macros in Excel to Excite and Engage Students.
Robert Lee Kimball*, Wake Technical Comm Coll
(1014J164)

9:00 a.m.
Teaching and Learning with Tablet PCs.
Lois A Martin*, Massasoit Community College, Brockton, MA
(1014J159)

9:30 a.m.
What Are You Thinking? (Use of Polling Devices).
Roseanne S. Hofmann*, Montgomery County Community College
(1014J1453)

10:00 a.m.
Quadratic vs. Exponential a Growth Model for Social Security.
Murray H. Siegel*, South Carolina GSSM
(1014J1125)

10:30 a.m.
Introducing Algebra Using Graphs.
Frances Van Dyke*, American University
(1014J1212)

11:00 a.m.
Graphing Calculator Activities to Develop Mathematical Reasoning and Number Sense.
Sue McMillen*, Buffalo State College
(1014J131)

11:30 a.m.
Online Homework in Intermediate Algebra.
Laurie Johnson*, Marymount University
(1014J1706)

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
(1014K11166)

8:15 a.m.
Reaching Out to the Entire Campus through Mathematics.
David E. Boliver*, University of Central Oklahoma
(1014K1399)

8:30 a.m.
Structured interdisciplinary research experiences in mathematics and biology.
Glenn Ledder*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1014K11069)

8:45 a.m.
Find What Works: Fostering Undergraduate Research in Your Own Backyard.
Steven D. Leonhardi*, Winona State University
(1014K11408)

9:00 a.m.
Initial Probes of Mathematics: a Systematic Approach.
David F Snyder*, Texas State UniversitySan Marcos
(1014K11009)

9:15 a.m.
JSU Math ClubA Community of New Learners and Alumni.
David W. Dempsey*, Jacksonville State University
Jan O. Case, Jacksonville State University
(1014K1997)

9:30 a.m.
Exciting Things are Happening for Students at Georgia Perimeter College.
Alice Eiko Pierce*, Georgia Perimeter College
(1014K11688)

9:45 a.m.
High School Day and Emerging Scholars Program at ULM.
Annela R Kelly*, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(1014K11755)

10:00 a.m.
Advising Undergraduate Research: Tales From the Front Lines.
Lisa A DeMeyer*, Central Michigan University
(1014K11501)

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
(1014K11495)

10:30 a.m.
Research Opportunities for Students at Grand Valley State University.
Steven Schlicker*, Grand Valley State University
(1014K1242)

10:45 a.m.
Celebrating Pi Day at Slippery Rock.
Robert W. Vallin*, Slippery Rock University
(1014K1211)

11:00 a.m.
Organizing and maintaining an undergraduate mathematics competition.
Jeffery D. Sykes*, Ouachita Baptist University
(1014K11169)

11:15 a.m.
MathCounts! Not Just for MiddleSchoolers, Anymore...
Charlotte M. SchulzeHewett*, University of Wisconsin Colleges, Rock County Campus
(1014K1139)

11:30 a.m.
Catch the Buzz: the Annual Integration Bee(s) at Pitt.
Jonathan E Rubin*, University of Pittsburgh
(1014K1934)

11:45 a.m.
Recruiting future math teachers with an early K12 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
(1014K1679)

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 MexicoValencia 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 TVI

8:00 a.m.
A ModelingBased College Algebra Course and Its Effect on Student Achievement.
Aimee J. Ellington*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1014L1222)

8:20 a.m.
Finding the Right Path for EntryLevel Math Students.
Susan Nelson*, Georgia Perimeter College
Alice Eiko Pierce, Georgia Perimeter College
(1014L11577)

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
(1014L1622)

9:00 a.m.
The Effect of Different College Algebra Curriculums on Students' Understanding of Function Concepts.
Erick Brian Hofacker*, University of WisconsinRiver Falls
(1014L1818)

9:20 a.m.
A Counterrevolutionary College Algebra Course.
Stacy G. Langton*, University of San Diego
(1014L11005)

9:40 a.m.
Content courses for preservice teachers.
Cristina Gomez*, SUNYCortland
Cecelia Laurie, The University of Alabama
Wei Shen Hsia, The University of Alabama
(1014L11099)

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
(1014Y3821)

8:30 a.m.
Supporting Women in Mathematics at the University of NebraskaLincoln.
Judy Walker*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1014Y3695)

9:00 a.m.
The Maryland Experience: Building a community of African American graduate students.
Raymond L Johnson*, University of Maryland at College Park
(1014Y31093)

9:30 a.m.
Increasing the Number of Minority Ph.D.'s in Mathematics.
David C Manderscheid*, University of Iowa
(1014Y3853)

10:00 a.m.
Research as the driver of increased diversity in undergraduate and graduate applied mathematics programs.
Carlos CastilloChavez*, Arizona State University
(1014Y31749)

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
(1014Y31776)

11:00 a.m.
Increasing the Participation of Women in Computer Science.
Lenore Blum*, Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University
(1014Y3731)

11:30 a.m.
Minority Doctorates in Mathematics and the Pipeline.
David Finston*, New Mexico State University
(1014Y31660)

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
(1014Z1773)

8:15 a.m.
An Earnest, Hamming Way to do Magic.
Jeffrey A. Ehme*, Spelman College
Colm Mulcahy, Spelman College
(1014Z11768)

8:30 a.m.
Poker Faced.
Colm Mulcahy*, Spelman College
Jeffrey Ehme, Spelman College
(1014Z11673)

8:45 a.m.
A combinatorial analog of a theorem of F. Dyson.
Peter Wong*, Bates College
Pallavi Jayawant, Bates College
(1014Z11358)

9:00 a.m.
Runs of Heads and Tails  Genuine or Bogus?
Bill Linderman*, King College
(1014Z11266)

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
(1014Z11165)

9:30 a.m.
The Probability of a Tied Vote under a Multiple Vote Scheme.
Dennis Patrick Walsh*, Middle Tennessee State University
(1014Z11640)

9:45 a.m.
Picking the President.
Joseph Evan*, King's College
Daniel Ghezzi, King's College
(1014Z1940)

10:00 a.m.
A Network Analysis of Committee Assignments in the United States House of Representatives.
Mason A Porter*, California Institute of Technology
(1014Z162)

10:15 a.m.
Cutting right triangles right!
Wasin So*, San Jose State University
(1014Z11763)

10:30 a.m.
On the Nash Equilibrium Theorem.
Peter Schallot*, Slippery Rock University
(1014Z11509)

10:45 a.m.
Parallelogons and Cutting Elliptical Cakes.
Douglas G. Burkholder*, LenoirRhyne College
(1014Z11157)

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
(1014Z1835)

11:15 a.m.
The many faces of WJU.
Marc Brodie*, Wheeling Jesuit University
(1014Z11053)

11:30 a.m.
Overview of Three Ongoing Undergraduate Investigations at MWSU.
Jeffrey L. Poet*, Missouri Western State University
(1014Z1880)

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
(1014Z11103)

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
(101465530)

8:30 a.m.
Level sets in inverse problems and optimization II.
Michael Hintermueller*, University of Graz
(101449868)

9:00 a.m.
Discretization of Dirac Delta Functions in Level Set Methods.
Bjorn Engquist, University of Texas at Austin
AnnaKarin Tornberg, Courant Institute, New York University
Richard Tsai*, University of Texas at Austin
(101465797)

9:30 a.m.
A MumfordShah approach for the inversion of SPECT data.
Wolfgang Ring*, University of Graz
Ronny Ramlau, Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Math.
(1014491389)

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
(101465375)

10:30 a.m.
Solving nonlinear inverse problems by multiframe based shrinkage iterations.
Gerd Teschke*, KonradZuse Institute, Berlin, Germany
(101445386)

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
(1014921638)

8:25 a.m.
Synchrony in networks of Cortical FastSpiking Neurons.
Tim Lewis*, University of California, Davis
(101492784)

8:50 a.m.
Using onedimensional maps for analyzing neuronal dynamics.
Georgi S. Medvedev*, Drexel University
(1014341574)

9:15 a.m.
Break.

9:25 a.m.
Conditional BackPropagation of Dendritic Action Potentials in CA1 Pyramidal Neurons: Implications for SpikeTiming Dependent Synaptic Plasticity.
Costa M. Colbert*, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston
(1014921173)

9:50 a.m.
How architecture restricts spiking patterns in networks of phase oscillators.
Eric T SheaBrown*, Courant Institute, New York Univ.
Kresimir Josic, University of Houston
Martin Golubitsky, University of Houston
(101492736)

10:15 a.m.
Discretetime neural models for largescale network studies.
Nikolai F Rulkov*, Instuture for Nonlinear Science, UCSD
Maxim Bazhenov, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
(1014921249)

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
(101437577)

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.
AMSMAAMER 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 NebraskaLincoln
(1014971242)

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
(101497907)

9:30 a.m.
Bringing Contemporary Mathematics into the Curriculum.
Robert L. Devaney*, Boston University
(101497689)

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
(1014971037)

10:30 a.m.
How does technology affect student attitudes to mathematics?
William McCallum*, University of Arizona
(1014971699)

11:00 a.m.
Pizza, ProblemSolving, and Promoting a MathFriendly Culture.
Andrew J. Bernoff, Harvey Mudd College
Francis Edward Su*, Harvey Mudd College
Lesley A. Ward, Harvey Mudd College
(1014971615)

11:30 a.m.
Getting Students to Speak Mathematics: One Model that Works.
Robert S Keller*, Loras College
(1014001591)

Friday January 13, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAAProject 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 UniversityPurdue 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
(101468102)

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 CF Liu, University of Alberta

Friday January 13, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAAYMN Panel Discussion
Undergraduate career paths in mathematics.
Organizers:
James E. Hamblin, Shippensburg University
John A. Vano, University of WisconsinMadison

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
(1014A010)

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 DirichlettoNeumann Map, and the Imaging of the Brain.
Thanasis Fokas*, Cambridge University
(101444103)

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
(10141214)

Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
AMSMAA 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.
AMSSIAM 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
(1014461205)

1:30 p.m.
A Noncommutative Wiener Lemma and A Faithful Tracial State on Banach Algebras of TimeFrequency Shift Operators.
Radu V Balan*, Siemens Corporate Research
(101447324)

2:00 p.m.
Waveform design and a general form of matched filtering.
John J. Benedetto*, Norbert Wiener Center, University of Maryland
(101442409)

2:30 p.m.
Break

3:00 p.m.
Pseudodifferential operators, localization operators and timefrequency analysis.
Luigi G. Rodino, Universita' di Torino
Elena Cordero*, Universita' di Torino
(101447449)

3:30 p.m.
Multiscale approximation in electronic structure calculation.
Reinhold Schneider*, ChristianAlbrechtsUniversität Kiel, Germany
(1014411519)

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
(1014521114)

1:30 p.m.
The Colourful Hadwiger Transaversal Theorem.
Luis Montejano*, University of Guerrero at Acapulco, Mexico
(1014521234)

2:00 p.m.
Symmetric Delone subdivisions and their application.
Achill Schuermann*, University of Magdeburg
(101452261)

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
(1014521773)

3:00 p.m.
Additive Discrete Geometry.
Jozsef Solymosi*, University of British Columbia
(1014521172)

3:30 p.m.
Locating points in a sensor network, with distance information.
Walter J. Whiteley*, York University, Toronto
(101452594)

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 Pspaces.
Brian Wynne*, Colgate University
(1014031067)

1:30 p.m.
Examples of absolute CRepic topological spaces.
Robert Raphael*, Concordia University
(101400279)

2:00 p.m.
Hewitt realcompactifications and Pcoreflections.
Robert Raphael, Concordia University
R. Grant Woods*, University of Manitoba
(101454548)

2:30 p.m.
Disjointness preserving operators and their associated algebra homomorphisms.
Gerard J Buskes*, University of Mississippi
Karim Boulabiar, Tunis, Tunisia
(101406462)

3:00 p.m.
Strongly clean rings of matrices over C(X).
Wolf Iberkleid, Universidad Mayor de San Andres
Ramiro H. LafuenteRodriguez*, Universidad Mayor de San Andres
Warren Wm. McGovern, Bowling Green State University
(1014061012)

3:30 p.m.
Latticeordered $C(X)$modules.
James J. Madden*, Louisiana State University
(1014061530)

Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Value Distribution in Classical and padic Functions Theory, III
Organizers:
Alain Escassut, University Blaise Pascal Alain.Escassut@math.univbpclermont.fr
ChungChun 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 maximalfan designs.
Hugo MaruriAguilar, Department of Statistics, The University of Warwick
Eva Riccomagno*, Department of Statistics, The University of Warwick and Department of Mathematics, Politecnico di Torino
(1014621043)

1:30 p.m.
Sampling for Conditional Inference on Multiway Tables.
Yuguo Chen*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Ian Dinwoodie, Duke University
Seth Sullivant, Harvard University
(101462792)

2:00 p.m.
Network Delay Tomography with Correlation.
Ian H Dinwoodie*, Duke University
Eric Vance, Duke University
(101462140)

2:30 p.m.
Genetic linkage analysis.
Ingileif Bryndis Hallgrimsdottir*, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford
(1014621059)

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
(101462445)

3:30 p.m.
The posterior map.
Lior Pachter*, UC Berkeley
(1014921399)

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
(101433805)

2:00 p.m.
Szeg\H{o} polynomials and paraorthogonal 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
(101433755)

2:30 p.m.
Parabolic Iterated Function Systems with Applications to the Backward Continued Fractions.
Eugen Andrei Ghenciu*, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
(101437809)

3:00 p.m.
Distribution Analysis Using PPCContinued Fractions.
William B. Jones, University of Colorado, Boulder
Walter M. Reid*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(101430957)

3:30 p.m.
Continued Fraction Handbook Project.
William B. Jones*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(101433408)

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
(1014061629)

1:30 p.m.
$M_4$ and Congruence Heredity.
John W Snow*, Sam Houston State University
(10140672)

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
(101406421)

2:30 p.m.
Finite basis problems for quasivarieties, and the weak extension property.
Ralph Nelson McKenzie*, Vanderbilt University
(101406865)

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
(1014061373)

3:30 p.m.
From biordered sets to twocomplexes.
John C Meakin*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1014061278)

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 cakecutting 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 616).
Juli D'Ann Ratheal*, West Texas A & M University
(10149706)

1:15 p.m.
Motivating Undergraduates with Different Backgrounds to do Mathematics Research.
Manmohan Kaur*, Benedictine University
(101497331)

1:30 p.m.
Geometry on a HubCap.
David E Ewing*, Central Missouri State University
(101497561)

1:45 p.m.
Algebra and Uniform Estimates Give a Facelift to Calculus and Introductory Analysis.
Michael Livshits*, Cambridge MA
(1014971272)

2:00 p.m.
Closing the Gaps for English Language Learners (ELL) in Mathematics Learning by Improving InService Teacher Professional Development Thus Increasing Teacher Content, Pedagogy, and Methods Knowledge.
Joyce F. Fischer*, Texas State UniversitySan Marcos
(1014971557)

2:15 p.m.
Native Americanbased Materials for Undergraduate Mathematics Courses.
Charles Peter Funkhouser, University of MontanaMissoula, College of Technology
A. Duane Porter*, University of Wyoming
(1014971760)

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
(101435176)

1:15 p.m.
Partial differential equations related to dielectric breakdown and polycrystal plasticity.
Marian Bocea*, University of Utah
(101435152)

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
(1014351204)

1:45 p.m.
On the oscillations of the solution curve for a class of semilinear equations.
Anahit Galstyan*, University of TexasPan American
Philip Korman, University of Cincinnati
Yi Li, University of Iowa
(1014351327)

2:00 p.m.
Attractor Stability via MorseSmale Property for Diffusive TwoSpecies Competition Systems.
Georg Hetzer, Auburn University
Wenxian Shen, Auburn University
Tung Nguyen*, Auburn University
(1014351337)

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
(1014351359)

2:30 p.m.
Cauchy problem for nonlinear wave equation with variable speed of propagation.
Karen Yagdjian*, University of TexasPan American
(1014351363)

2:45 p.m.
NBump Solutions of AmariType Equation.
J. Angela Murdock*, University of Memphis
(1014351548)

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
(1014351572)

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 NebraskaLincoln
(1014351583)

3:30 p.m.
On the shape of a cookie.
David L Finn*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1014351733)

3:45 p.m.
Sobolev Space Interior Regularity Results for a Variational Inequality Involving an Elliptic PseudoDifferential Operator.
Randolph Garfield Cooper*, California State University, Los Angeles
(1014351744)

4:00 p.m.
Design of a twoelectrode 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
(1014781216)

Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, IV

1:00 p.m.
Counting and 3EdgeColoring Spherical Buckyballs.
Thomas C. Hull*, Merrimack College
(1014051587)

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
(1014051601)

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
(1014051625)

1:45 p.m.
An Identity of Partial Derangement and Its Applications.
Kang Wu, Southern China Normal University
Haishen Yao*, CUNY Queensborough Community College
(1014051207)

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 UrbanaChampaign
Robert H. Sloan, University of Illinois at Chicago
Ken Takata*, Adelphi Univerrsity
Gy\"orgy Tur\'an, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1014051211)

2:15 p.m.
A proof of differential identities using lattice path encodings.
Anna Varvak*, Soka University of America
(101405715)

2:30 p.m.
Domino Fibonacci Tableaux.
Kendra S Killpatrick*, Pepperdine University
Naiomi Cameron, Occidental College
(101405558)

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
(101405164)

3:00 p.m.
Combinatorics of Patience Sorting Piles.
Isaiah P Lankham*, University of California, Davis
Alexander I Burstein, Iowa State University
(101405161)

3:15 p.m.
A triple lacunary generating function for Hermite polynomials.
Pallavi Jayawant*, Bates College
Ira Gessel, Brandeis University
(101405156)

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
(101405559)

4:00 p.m.
The ShieldsHarary 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
(1014001288)

Friday January 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Professional Development Programs for K12 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 InService Professional Development Program: The Vermont Mathematics Partnership and its Impact on School Systems in Vermont.
George L. Ashline*, St. Michael's College
(1014D1170)

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
(1014D1459)

1:40 p.m.
The Leadership Program in Discrete Mathematics.
Valerie A. DeBellis, Shodor Education Foundation
Joseph G. Rosenstein*, Rutgers University
(1014D1951)

2:00 p.m.
Hosting a Probability and Statistics Institute.
Sharon S EmersonStonnell*, Longwood University
(1014D11459)

2:20 p.m.
Improving Mathematical Content Knowledge of K8 Teachers: Experiences and Successes with a StateFunded Project.
Brian J. Lindaman*, University of Kansas
A. Susan Gay, University of Kansas
(1014D1975)

2:40 p.m.
Integrating Technology/Engineering Concepts into the Teaching of Mathematics in Middle School.
Mary Ann Connors*, Westfield State College
(1014D1492)

3:00 p.m.
Prime: Partnership for Revitalized Instruction in Mathematics Education.
Jennifer A. Bergner*, Salisbury University
Michael Bardzell, Salisbury University
(1014D11237)

3:20 p.m.
Building K12 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
(1014D1786)

3:40 p.m.
HandsOn Mathematics Education for Pennsylvania Learning and Teaching (HOME PlaTe).
Francisco E Alarcon*, Indiana University of PA (IUP)
Larry Feldman, Indiana University of PA (IUP)
(1014D11056)

4:00 p.m.
EMCAT: Exploring Mathematical Concepts through Applications of Technology.
Jan O. Case*, Jacksonville State University
David Dempsey, Jacksonville State University
(1014D1943)

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. KnottsZides, 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 UniversityCorpus Christi
(1014H11406)

1:15 p.m.
Introducing Students to Difference Quotients via a Writing Assignment Involving Experimental Data.
Joe T. Harris*, St. Andrews Presbyterian College
(1014H11027)

1:30 p.m.
Introducing Students to Writing About Mathematics Using Calculus Problems.
Michael L. Berry*, West Virginia Wesleyan College
(1014H1177)

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
(1014H1326)

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
(1014H1974)

2:15 p.m.
Student Reflections on Mathematics.
Alex M McAllister*, Centre College
(1014H1274)

2:30 p.m.
The Use of Frequent Oral Presentations in ThirdSemester Calculus.
William R. Harris*, Georgetown College
(1014H11192)

2:45 p.m.
Reading and Writing about CalculusA First Year Mathematics Seminar.
Daniel S. Alexander*, Drake University
Alexander F. Kleiner, Drake University
(1014H1994)

3:00 p.m.
Who's The Man?: The Question That Made My Students Fight About Mathematics.
Pam Miltenberger*, West Virginia Wesleyan College
(1014H1187)

3:15 p.m.
Create Your Own Mini Poster Session!
Jenny Switkes*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
(1014H134)

3:30 p.m.
Low Stakes Writing Questions.
Karen Batt Stanish*, Keene State College
(1014H11525)

3:45 p.m.
Helping Mathematics Students Become Math Presenters.
David Fowler*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1014H1270)

4:00 p.m.
Integrating a writingintensive component into a traditional upperdivision course.
Susan Hammond Marshall*, Monmouth University
(1014H11723)

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
(1014M161)

1:20 p.m.
Paired comparison ranking systems: an old topic and a new application.
Douglas Drinen*, Sewanee: the University of the South
(1014M11398)

1:40 p.m.
A Maple Simulation for the 2004 Red SoxYankees Playoff Series.
Phil Gustafson*, Mesa State College
(1014M1861)

2:00 p.m.
Down 4 with a Minute to Play.
G Edgar Parker*, James Madison University
Richard Miller, Fort Defiance High School
(1014M1281)

2:20 p.m.
The Price is Right's Three Strikes Game and Other Possibilities.
Paula R. Stickles*, Indiana University
(1014M1342)

2:40 p.m.
Bill James as an Examplar of Statistical Writing.
William Branson*, St Cloud State University
(1014M11514)

3:00 p.m.
Pigs on the Court.
Marc Brodie*, Wheeling Jesuit University
(1014M11060)

3:20 p.m.
Using NASCAR to Illustrate Optimization.
Mark A Mills*, Central College
Dale R Buske, St. Cloud State University
(1014M1332)

3:40 p.m.
NCAA Membership and a PiecewiseDefined Model.
Murray H. Siegel*, South Carolina GSSM
(1014M1126)

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
(1014N11538)

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
(1014N11224)

1:30 p.m.
A Salamander's Tale: Art and Mathematics at Ohio Northern.
William R Fuller*, Ohio Northern University
(1014N1819)

1:45 p.m.
Modular Sculpture from Surface Patches.
Stephen J Luecking*, DePaul University
(1014N1992)

2:00 p.m.
Variations on an AllPurpose Algorithm.
Anne M. Burns*, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus
(1014N1227)

2:15 p.m.
The Symmetries of Beaded Beads.
Gwen Laura Fisher*, California Polytechnic State University
(1014N1256)

2:30 p.m.
Griddy Mathematics (The art and the mathematics of grids).
Josefina Alvarez*, New Mexico State University
(1014N1692)

2:45 p.m.
Imagemosaics: Painting with Pictures.
Gavin W. Taylor*, Davidson College
(1014N11055)

3:00 p.m.
The Square's talk: the language of Flatland.
William Lindgren*, Slippery Rock University
Thomas Banchoff, Brown University
(1014N1752)

3:15 p.m.
The History and Nature of Mathematics in the Works of Jorge Luis Borges.
Mary L Garner*, Kennesaw State University
(1014N11458)

3:30 p.m.
Mathematical literature and literary mathematics: Oulipo.
Christine Kinsey*, Canisius College
Teresa Moore, Ithaca College
(1014N1937)

3:45 p.m.
A CostBased Approach to Adaptivity in Literary Hypertext.
Juan B Gutierrez*, Florida State University
(1014N1141)

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
(1014O11312)

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
(1014O11579)

1:40 p.m.
Theoretical Lenses for Examining Undergraduate Students' Statistical Thinking.
Randall E Groth*, Salisbury University
Jennifer A Bergner, Salisbury University
(1014O1696)

2:00 p.m.
Helping Bridge Course Students Begin to Write Proofs.
Carolyn Yackel*, Mercer University
(1014O1676)

2:20 p.m.
Teaching Mathematics Using a Computer Algebra SystemWhat are the Effects on the Students' Performance??
Karsten Schmidt*, Faculty of Management Science \& Economics, University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden
Wolfgang Moldenhauer, Thuringian Institute for Inservice Teacher Training, Curriculum Development and Media (ThILLM)
(1014O1209)

2:40 p.m.
DataMining an Online Homework System.
Andrew Bennett, Kansas State University
Genevra Neumann*, Kansas State University
Eric Lawrence, Kansas State University
Elena Verbych, Kansas State University
(1014O1143)

3:00 p.m.
Effects of Elaborate Contextual Information in Group Homework.
Dale J. Winter*, University of Michigan
Matthew E. DeLong, Taylor University
(1014O195)

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
(1014Y31655)

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
(1014Y31695)

2:00 p.m.
Model Summer Programs for Students from Underrepresented Groups.
Deborah Nolan*, University of California, Berkeley
(1014Y31674)

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
(1014Y31376)

3:00 p.m.
The Advance Program and the Career Partner Program at UCI, and the Mentoring Program for Women Mathematicians at IAS.
ChuuLian Terng*, University of California at Irvine
(1014Y31662)

3:30 p.m.
NSF ADVANCE at the University of Michigan.
Kristen S. Moore*, University of Michigan
(1014Y3780)

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
(1014Z11759)

1:15 p.m.
Computational Tools for a TwoCourse Calculus Sequence for Biology Majors.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
(1014Z1363)

1:30 p.m.
Bioinformatics and the Undergraduate Mathematics Curriculum.
Steven M Deckelman*, University of WisconsinStout
(1014Z1402)

1:45 p.m.
Chances in LifeCreating a Statistics/Biology Learning Community.
William D Ardis*, Collin County Community College  Preston Ridge Campus
(1014Z11432)

2:00 p.m.
Mathematical Preparation for First Statistics Courses.
Paul Kochanowski, Indianan University South Bend
Morteza ShafiiMousavi*, Indiana University South Bend
(1014Z199)

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
(1014Z1984)

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
(1014Z11317)

2:45 p.m.
Curtailment Procedure for Selecting Among Bernoulli Populations.
Elena Mihaela Buzaianu*, Syracuse University
Pinyuen Chen, Syracuse University
(1014Z1833)

3:00 p.m.
The weather report: daily and seasonal termperature extremes.
Richard N Barshinger*, Penn State Scranton
(1014Z1675)

3:15 p.m.
Special Averages with Sums of Powers of Integers.
Thomas Pfaff*, Ithaca College
(1014Z1431)

3:30 p.m.
Finite Dimensional Approximations to Wiener Measure on a Compact Manifold with Positive Curvature.
Adrian P. C. Lim*, UCSD
(1014Z1939)

3:45 p.m.
Constructing $5$Regular $5/2$Tough Graphs.
Lynne L Doty, Marist College
Kevin K Ferland*, Bloomsburg University
(1014Z1610)

4:00 p.m.
Graphs with the disjoint linking property.
Joel S. Foisy*, SUNY Potsdam
(1014Z1753)

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
Liyeung 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.
MAAAWM 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.
MAAProject 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 WisconsinOshkosh
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 NExTYMN 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
(10145704)

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 standardsbased 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
(10141407)

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 TwoYear 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 ShellGellasch, 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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