Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Special Session
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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
AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions

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, 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)

Saturday January 14, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, III
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.
Accumulation Point Sets for Infinite Matrix Products and Continued Fractions.
Douglas C Bowman*, Northern Illinois University
James McLaughlin, West Chester University
(1014301365)

9:00 a.m.
A $q$continued fraction and some new proofs of some old continued fraction identities.
James Mc Laughlin*, West Chester University, West Chester, PA.
Douglas Bowman, Northern Illinois University
Nancy J Wyshinski, Trinity College, Hartford, CT.
(1014111120)

9:30 a.m.
Inhomogeneous Diophantine approximation for irrationals with quasiperiodic continued fractions.
Mary E. Flahive*, Oregon State University
Richard T. Bumby, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
(101411217)

10:00 a.m.
Resurrecting the divided cell algorithm for inhomogeneous Diophantine approximation.
Richard T. Bumby*, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Mary E. Flahive, Oregon State University
(101411218)

10:30 a.m.
Expressing real quadratic irrationals as periodtwo continued fractions and their connections with diophantine approximation.
Edward B Burger*, Williams College
(101411746)
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