Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Day
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Program 
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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
Sunday January 15, 2006

Sunday January 15, 2006, 7:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
MAA Minority Chairs Breakfast Meeting

Sunday January 15, 2006, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Biology and Epidemiology, I
Organizers:
Sophia Jang, University of Louisiana at Lafayette jang@louisiana.edu
Linda Allen, Texas Tech University
LihIng Roeger, Texas Tech University

8:00 a.m.
Metapopulation Models for Disease Spread.
P. van den Driessche*, University of Victoria, BC
(101492783)

8:30 a.m.
Linking immunology and epidemiology in mathematical models.
Maia Martcheva*, University of Florida
Sergei S. Pilyugin, University of Florida
(101492806)

9:00 a.m.
A controltheoretic approach to combining immunotherapy with antiviral treatment for HIV.
Rebecca V Culshaw*, The University of Texas at Tyler
(1014921129)

9:30 a.m.
Brain tumor, oncolytic virus, innate immune cells and cyclophosphamide.
Jianjun Paul Tian*, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, the Ohio State University
(101435436)

10:00 a.m.
Cellular Automata with Propensity for Insectal Pollen Propagation.
David M Chan*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Rodney Dyer, Virginia Commonwealth University
(101492175)

10:30 a.m.
IntegerValued Population Models.
Dorian Wilkerson*, Clark Atlanta Univesrity
Ronald Mickens, Clark Atlanta University
(101439479)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Boundary Value Problems for Ordinary Differential Equations, I
Organizers:
John R. Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga JohnGraef@utc.edu
Johnny L. Henderson, Baylor University

8:00 a.m.
Nonstandard semiimplicit shooting methods for second order singular ODE boundary value problems.
Qin Sheng*, Baylor University
Joseph W Haus, University of Dayton
(101434429)

8:30 a.m.
Limits of SturmLiouville Eigenvalues When the Interval Shrinks to an End Point.
Qingkai Kong*, Northern Illinois University
Hongyou Wu, Northern Illinois University
Anton Zettl, Northern Illinois University
(1014341110)

9:00 a.m.
Descartes systems of functions and disconjugacy of linear fractional differential equations.
Paul W Eloe*, University of Dayton
(1014341050)

9:30 a.m.
Multiple solutions for impulsive functional differential equations.
Mouffak Benchohra, Universite de Sidi Bel Abbes
Johnny Henderson*, Baylor University
Sotiris Ntouyas, University of Ioannina
Abdelghani Quahab, Laboratoire de Mathematiques
(101434321)

10:00 a.m.
Uniqueness and Existence Via Linearized Boundary Value Problems.
Jeffrey A. Ehme*, Spelman College
(101434734)

10:30 a.m.
Radial solutions of quasilinear semipositone boundaryvalue problems.
Matthew B. Rudd*, University of Texas at Austin
(101434962)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Theory and Application of Stochastic Differential Equations, I
Organizers:
Armando Arciniega, University of Texas at San Antonio armando.arciniega@utsa.edu
Edward J. Allen, Texas Tech University

8:00 a.m.
Stability Analysis of Stochastic MultiAgent Dynamic Systems.
Jagdish Chandra, The George Washington University
G. S. Ladde*, The University of Texas at Arlington
(101493936)

8:30 a.m.
Stochastic 2D Euler and NavierStokes Hybrid Dynamics of Fluid Flows under Markovian Switching.
Sivapragasam Sathananthan, Tennessee State University
Mahmoud Anabtawi*, American University of Sharjah,UAE
Gangaram Ladde, The University of Texas at Arlington
(1014601179)

9:00 a.m.
Weakly overtaking optimal strategies for controlled diffusion processes. Preliminary report.
On\'esimo Hern\'andezLerma*, CINVESTAVIPN, Mexico City
(101493283)

9:30 a.m.
Quantum Stochastic Differential Inclusions Satisfying a General Lipschitz Condition.
Ezekiel Olusola Ayoola*, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
(101481372)

10:00 a.m.
Numerical Study of Interacting Particles Approximations for IntegroDifferential Equations.
Dan Stanescu*, University of Wyoming
(1014651434)

10:30 a.m.
Stochastic perturbation of power law optical solitons.
Anjan Biswas*, Delaware State University
(1014781772)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on SymbolicNumeric Computation and Applications, I
Organizers:
Agnes Szanto, North Carolina State University aszanto@ncsu.edu
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago
Zhonggang Zeng, Northeastern Illinois University

8:00 a.m.
Adaptive precision in homotopy continuation.
Daniel J. Bates*, University of Notre Dame
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame
Charles W. Wampler, GM Research & Development
(101465285)

8:30 a.m.
Local Regularization of the Autoconvolution Problem.
Zhewei Dai*, Alma College
Patricia K Lamm, Michigan State University
(1014451553)

9:00 a.m.
Stationary Configurations of Four Vortices.
Marshall Hampton*, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Richard Moeckel, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(101476147)

9:30 a.m.
Approximate Factorization of Complex Multivariate Polynomials.
Erich Kaltofen*, North Carolina State University
(101465359)

10:00 a.m.
Computing the approximate rank of large inexact matrices.
TsungLin Lee*, Michigan State University
T. Y. Li, Michigan State University
Zhonggang Zeng, Northeastern Illinois University
(1014651208)

10:30 a.m.
SymbolicNumeric Sparse Polynomial Interpolation.
Wenshin Lee*, University of Antwerp, Belgium
(101465636)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMSAWMMAA Special Session on Mathematical Results and Challenges in Learning Theory
Organizers:
Cynthia Rudin, Courant Institute, NYU rudin@nyu.edu

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic and Enumerative Combinatorics, III
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

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry and Modular Forms, III
Organizers:
Matthew A. Papanikolas, Texas A\&M University map@math.tamu.edu
Ahmad M. ElGuindy, Texas A\&M University

8:00 a.m.
The Fricke involution and congruences for modular forms of weight four.
Scott Ahlgren*, University of Illinois
Mugurel Barcau, Bucharest, Romania
(1014111225)

8:30 a.m.
Atkin and SwinnertonDyer congruence and the modularity for certain noncongruence cuspforms.
A.O.L. Atkin, University of Illinois at Chicago
W.C. Li, Pennsylvania State University
L. Long*, Iowa State University
(1014111141)

9:00 a.m.
Symmetry in Twisted Families of Lfunctions.
Eduardo Duenez*, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Steven J Miller, Brown University
(1014111154)

10:00 a.m.
Special Values of Gaussian Hypergeometric Functions.
Sharon M Frechette*, College of the Holy Cross
Matthew Papanikolas, Texas A&M University
(1014111504)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Field Extensions and Algorithms, III
Organizers:
Peter Stevenhagen, University of Leiden psh@math.leidenuniv.nl
H. W. Lenstra, University of Leiden

8:00 a.m.
Eisenstein Reciprocity Law, Gaussian Sums and Application to Primality Testing.
Pedro J Berrizbeitia*, Universidad Sim\'on Bol\'{\i}var
(1014111736)

8:30 a.m.
Power Residue Symbol Algorithms.
J. P. Buhler*, CCR
(1014111745)

9:00 a.m.
Rational torsion of elliptic curves.
Amod Agashe*, Florida State University
(101411839)

9:30 a.m.
Toward an explicit 2descent on the Jacobian of a generic curve of genus 2.
Ronald M. van Luijk*, UC Berkeley, CRM, MSRI
Adam M. Logan, University of Liverpool, CRM, and University of Waterloo
(1014111153)

10:00 a.m.
Pointless curves of genus $3$ and $4$.
Everett W Howe*, Center for Communications Research, La Jolla
Kristin E Lauter, Microsoft Research
Jaap Top, University of Groningen
(101411947)

10:30 a.m.
Cup products and unramified extensions.
Romyar T. Sharifi*, McMaster University
(101411826)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on New Developments in Symplectic Topology, II
Organizers:
Dusa McDuff, SUNY at Stony Brook dusa@math.sunysb.edu
Aleksey Zinger, SUNY at Stony Brook azinger@math.sunysb.edu
Ely Kerman, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Margaret F. Symington, Georgia Institute of Technology and Mercer University

8:00 a.m.
On the topology of Lagrangian submanifolds.
Peter Albers*, Courant Institute, New York University
(101453550)

8:30 a.m.
Conormal bundles to knots and the GopakumarVafa conjecture.
Sergiy V. Koshkin*, Kansas State University
(101453291)

9:00 a.m.
Holomorphic shadows in the eyes of model theory.
Liat Kessler*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(1014531259)

9:30 a.m.
HeegaardFloer homology for manifolds with parametrized boundary.
Robert Lipshitz*, Stanford University
(101457467)

10:00 a.m.
Fiber sum formulae for Ozsv\'athSzab\'o invariants.
Stanislav Jabuka, University of Nevada, Reno
Thomas E. Mark*, Southeastern Louisiana University
(10145797)

10:30 a.m.
Symplectic 4manifolds with arbitrary fundamental group near the BMY line.
Scott Baldridge*, Louisiana State University
Paul Kirk, Indiana University
(101457481)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonautonomous Discrete Dynamics, III
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Jim M. Cushing, University of Arizona

8:00 a.m.
Detection of periodic driving in systems of difference equations.
Timothy D Sauer*, George Mason University
(1014391061)

8:30 a.m.
Linear difference equations defined by polynomial hypergroups: Examples and basic properties.
Rupert Lasser*, GSFResearch Center and University of Technology Munich, Germany
(101439174)

9:00 a.m.
On $\displaystyle{x_{n+1}=\max\left\{\frac{A_{n}}{x_{n}} \,, \frac{B_{n}}{x_{n1}}\right\}}$ With Both Parameters PeriodFour or PeriodFive.
Candace Marie Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Jennifer S. Sanchez, Nashville, Tennessee
(101437871)

9:30 a.m.
Deterministic Dynamics and Chance.
Sandra A. Hayes*, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Yunping Jiang, Queens College of the City University of New York
(1014371654)

10:00 a.m.
Discrete Inertial Manifolds.
Christian Poetzsche*, University of Minnesota
(101439505)

10:30 a.m.
Central Limit Theorem for onedimensional dynamical systems with weak random noise.
Oliver Diaz*, University of Texas at Austin
(10143741)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.8:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Knots, Links, and Tangles

8:00 a.m.
Quandle Cocycle Invariants and Tangle Embeddings.
Kheira Ameur*, USF
(1014551576)

8:15 a.m.
Existence and Upper Bounds of Regular Stick Numbers of Knots and Links.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
Kenneth Miller, Benedictine University
Debra Witczak, Benedictine University
(101457138)

8:30 a.m.
Scaling Behavior, Equilibrium Lengths, and Probabilities of Knotted Polymers.
Akos Dobay, LudwigMaximilliansUniversitaet Muenchen
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California, Santa Barbara
Michael Piatek, University of Washington
Eric Rawdon*, Duquesne University
Andrzej Stasiak, University of Lausanne
(101457698)

8:45 a.m.
On the Structure of Tight Knots.
Ted Ashton*, University of Georgia
(101453144)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Lattices, Ordered Structures, Logic and Model Theory

8:00 a.m.
Aspects of Certain Countable Universal $H$Free Graphs.
Rehana Patel*, St. John's University
(1014031690)

8:15 a.m.
Spaces of orders on groups.
Malgorzata A. Dabkowska*, George Washington University
Mieczyslaw Dabkowski, University of Texas at Dallas
Valentina Harizanov, George Washington University
(1014031718)

8:30 a.m.
Degrees of Monotone Complexity.
William C Calhoun*, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
(1014031564)

8:45 a.m.
A Peculiar Connection Between the Axiom of Choice and Predicting the Future.
Christopher S Hardin*, Smith College
Alan D Taylor, Union College
(1014031551)

9:00 a.m.
Generating a Finite Subset of a Lattice of Convex Sets.
M. P. Nolte*, University of MissouriRolla
Matt Insall, University of MissouriRolla
(1014061691)

9:15 a.m.
Type Isomorphims and Program Isomorphisms.
Carlos C Martinez*, Wesleyan University
(1014681716)

9:30 a.m.
\textbf{jcalculus}: a foundation for discrete analysis.
Phil Thrift*, The University of Texas at Dallas
(1014391614)

9:45 a.m.
Predicates, categorically.
Ayalur R Krishnan*, Kingsborough CC, CUNY.
(1014181714)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Real Analysis

8:00 a.m.
Rational Landen Transformations on $\mathbb{R}$.
Dante V. Manna*, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
(101433210)

8:15 a.m.
Resultants of Chebyshev polynomials.
Jemal Emina Gishe*, University of South Florida
Mourad E.H. Ismail, University of Central Florida
(1014331457)

8:30 a.m.
An Inductive Limit Topology on the Denjoy Space.
J. Alan Alewine*, McKendree College
Eric Schechter, Vanderbilt University
(101428367)

8:45 a.m.
A Comparison of Newton's Interpolation Theory and the Mean Value Theorem of Calculus.
Nasser Dastrange*, Buena Vista University
(101426815)

9:00 a.m.
Subspaces of finitely additive measures on $N$.
Ron E. Rietz, Gustavus Adolphus College
Trevor J. Potter*, Gustavus Adolphus College
(1014281384)

9:15 a.m.
A note on 2to1 function.
Kandasamy Muthuvel*, University f WisconsinOshkosh
(1014261735)

9:30 a.m.
The symbol of a function of a pseudodifferential operator.
Alfonso GraciaSaz*, UC Berkeley
Cornelius Paufler, JohannesGutenbergUniversitaet Mainz
(101481963)

9:45 a.m.
Making Forecasts for Chaotic Physical Processes.
Chris Danforth*, University of Maryland
James A. Yorke, University of Maryland
(101486377)

10:00 a.m.
Classification of multiparticle entanglement types with minimum orbit dimension.
David W. Lyons*, Lebanon Valley College
Scott N. Walck, Lebanon Valley College
(1014811478)

10:15 a.m.
A Reformulation of the Empirical Mode Decomposition.
Daniel R Van Vliet*, West Virginia University
(1014001618)

10:30 a.m.
The identification of a time dependent sorption parameter from soil column experiments.
K. Renee Fister, Murray State University
Maeve L. McCarthy*, Murray State University
Seth F. Oppenheimer, Mississippi State University
(1014351771)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Group Theory, II

8:00 a.m.
Deciding Membership in Finitely Generated Submonoids of the Free Product of two Groups.
Justin Amery James*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(101420990)

8:15 a.m.
An analog of McCarthy's result.
Chiru Bhattacharya*, RandolphMacon College, Ashland, VA
(1014201163)

8:30 a.m.
An Application of Graph Pebbling to ZeroSum Sequences in Abelian Groups.
Glenn H Hurlbert*, Arizona State University
Shawn Elledge, Arizona State University
(1014201522)

8:45 a.m.
Chain Conditions on Subnormal Subgroups.
Colin C. Ferguson*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1014201536)

9:00 a.m.
Decomposition numbers of finite groups of Lie type of small rank in the defining characteristic.
Hossein Andikfar*, University of Illinois at Chicago.
(1014201605)

9:30 a.m.
Weyl filtration dimension for simple modules with $p$singular highest weights for some low rank Algebraic groups.
Matthew J. Beswick*, Kansas State University
(101400252)

9:45 a.m.
Embedding a Connected Topological Group into a Connected Group.
Ryo Ohashi*, King's College
(101422477)

10:00 a.m.
When do locally isometric topologies for the real numbers yield isomorphic topological groups?
Jon W. Short, Sam Houston State University
T. Christine Stevens*, Saint Louis University
(1014221636)

10:15 a.m.
Nilpotent Conjugacy Classes in \emph{p}adic Lie Algebras.
Jyotsna Mainkar Diwadkar*, University of Pittsburgh
(1014081502)

10:30 a.m.
Modern Algebra and Social Choice.
S. Baker Peacock*, University of TexasPan American
M. Paredes, University of TexasPan American
(1014061667)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics of Sports and Games, II
Organizers:
Sean L. Forman, Saint Joseph's University sforman@sju.edu
Douglas Drinen, Sewanee: University of the South

8:00 a.m.
Optimal Allocation of Energy Resources for Athletes in Bicycling, Running, Skiing and Swimming Competition as a Time Optimal Control Problem.
Alexey L Sadovski*, Texas A&M UniversityCorpus Christi
G Beate Zimmer, Texas A&M UniversityCorpus Christi
(1014M11140)

8:20 a.m.
Scrabble$^\copyright$ Tournaments, Ramsey Theory, and Resolvable Designs.
Paul Becker*, Penn State Erie  The Behrend College
Paul Olson, Penn State Erie  The Behrend College
(1014M1778)

8:40 a.m.
Transient Stress Analysis of BaseballBat Collision.
Rich Laverty*, Juniata College
(1014M11159)

9:00 a.m.
Playing Ball in a Rotating Space Station.
Andrew J. Simoson*, King College
(1014M167)

9:20 a.m.
Thinking Inside the Box: The Mathematics of a Tennis Serve.
Roland Minton*, Roanoke College
Jake Bennett, Roanoke College
(1014M1183)

9:40 a.m.
Baseball DecisionMaking with Markov Chain Models.
Thomas W Polaski*, Winthrop University
(1014M1965)

10:00 a.m.
Using Theil's T Statistic to Explore Salary Inequality in Professional Sports: New Tools, New Questions, New Answers.
Joshua Travis Hale*, LBJ School of Public Affairs; University of Texas at Austin
(1014M11466)

10:20 a.m.
Scoring Rules for Golf.
Michael A. Jones*, Montclair State University
(1014M1591)

10:40 a.m.
Mathematics in Officiating: Data Sets and Voting Records for Introductory Statistics and Quantitative Literacy Classes.
Christopher D Oehrlein*, Oklahoma City Community College
(1014M11484)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
MAA Session on Achieving Quantitative Literacy, II
Organizers:
Aaron G. Montgomery, Central Washington University montgoaa@cwu.edu
Stuart Boersma, Central Washington University
Semra KilicBahi, Colby Sawyer College

8:00 a.m.
Numeracy: A Course for Honor Students.
John C Maceli*, Ithaca College
(1014P1944)

8:20 a.m.
The Mathematics of Association in Quantitative Literacy.
Milo Schield*, Augsburg College
(1014P136)

8:40 a.m.
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum.
Gary T Franchy*, Davenport University
(1014P11727)

9:00 a.m.
Profit Maximization and Level Curves: Applying Excel Data Tables, Conditional Formatting, and the Solver.
Mike Pogodzinski*, Department of Economics, San Jose State University
(1014P1404)

9:20 a.m.
The Unholy Alliance: Integrating Math and Religion.
Harrison W Straley*, Wheaton College
Barbara DarlingSmith, Wheaton College
(1014P127)

9:40 a.m.
From Math Distress To Math Success: The Development of a Quantitative Reasoning Course To Motivate Student Learning.
Klement Teixeira*, Borough of Manhattan Community College
Fred Peskoff, Borough of Manhattan Community College
(1014P1789)

10:00 a.m.
Join the Mathematics Across the Community College Curriculum Project.
Rebecca Hartzler*, Seattle Central Community College
(1014P11264)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Countering ``I Can't Do Math": Strategies for Teaching Underprepared, MathAnxious Students, II
Organizers:
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University bgold@monmouth.edu
Suzanne Dor\'ee, Augsburg College
Richard J. Jardine, Keene State College

8:00 a.m.
Improving Developmental Math Classes: What We've Learned.
Christopher S. O'Connor*, Shawnee State University
B. Fiske Michael, Shawnee State University
(1014S1355)

8:20 a.m.
Using StandardsBased Instruction and Assessment to Reach Anxious, Reluctant, and UnderPrepared Math Students.
Victor Dorff*, California Lutheran University
(1014S11560)

8:40 a.m.
In Other Words: Using Writing Assignments and Memory Aides to Help Students Learn Mathematics.
Sarah V Cook*, Washburn University
(1014S11473)

9:00 a.m.
Coaching a Student to Overcome Math Anxiety.
Roger A Simons*, Rhode Island College
(1014S11689)

9:20 a.m.
Needed Reforms for ClassInstruction of UnderPrepared, MathAnxious Students: Revelations from Casework with Clinical Instruction.
Clyde L. Greeno*, The MALEI Mathematics Institute
(1014S11134)

9:40 a.m.
Coping With Math Anxiety in College: A Case Study Approach.
Fred Peskoff*, Borough of Manhattan Community College
(1014S1723)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, VII
Organizers:
Stephen L. Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University
Chairs:
Timothy P. Chartier, Davidson College
Stephen L. Davis,

8:00 a.m.
Reforming an Introduction to Modern Algebra.
Jeffry L. Hirst*, Appalachian State University
(1014Z11077)

8:15 a.m.
Generalized primary rings and ideals.
Christine E. Gorton*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1014Z11680)

8:30 a.m.
Using Discovery Activities to Teach Mathematical Induction.
Brian P Kelly*, U. of Louisiana at Monroe
(1014Z11539)

8:45 a.m.
A charlatanic proof: the case of proof by induction.
May F. Hamdan*, Lebanese American University
(1014Z1726)

9:00 a.m.
Teaching the Lebesgue Integral to Undergraduates: A New Course.
William W Johnston*, Centre College
(1014Z1777)

9:15 a.m.
Approximate Contour Image Generation: A Project in Linear Algebra.
Mohamed Allali*, Chapman University
(1014Z11659)

9:30 a.m.
Does Experience Matter? Comparisons of freshmen and sophomores in Calculus III.
Kurt Herzinger, U.S. Air Force Academy
Beth Schaubroeck*, U.S. Air Force Academy
(1014Z1669)

9:45 a.m.
An Alternative Method to Partial Fraction Decomposition of Integral Computation.
Chokri Cherif*, BMCCCUNY
(1014Z1574)

10:00 a.m.
Time dilation, neutron stars, and space war: teaching relativity and differential geometry aboard a Bussard ramjet.
Christopher G Moseley*, United States Military Academy
(1014Z11331)

10:15 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Engaging math faculty in teacher preparation.
Cecelia Laurie*, The University of Alabama
Cristina Gomez, SUNYCortland
Wei Shen Hsia, The University of Alabama
(1014Z11138)

10:45 a.m.
No Boys Allowed: Assessing A Girls Only Math Club.
Rachel S Cline*, Texas Tech University
Jerry Dwyer, Texas Tech University
(1014Z11100)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Frames, Operators, and Approximation

8:15 a.m.
Back step extensions of subnormal weighted shifts.
George Robert Exner*, Bucknell University
(101447657)

8:30 a.m.
Positive Definite Kernels and Lattice Paths.
Tiberiu Constantinescu, University of Texas at Dallas
Nermine ElSissi*, University of Texas at Dallas
(101447406)

9:00 a.m.
The Answer to Blecher's Open Question about Properties (L) and (R).
Masayoshi Kaneda*, University of California, Irvine
(1014471741)

9:15 a.m.
Multiresolutions in nonlinear dynamics.
Dorin Ervin Dutkay*, Rutgers University
Palle E. T. Jorgensen, University of Iowa
(1014431650)

9:30 a.m.
Nonseparable Frame Multiresolution Analysis and Fast Wavelet Algorithms in Multidimensions.
Juan R. Romero*, University of Houston
Manos Papadakis, University of Houston
(1014411635)

9:45 a.m.
A Pre and Post Processing to Reduce the Gibbs Phenomenon.
Muhammad Aslam*, West Virginia University
Sherman D. Riemenschneider, West Virginia University
Lixin Shen, Western Michigan University
(1014651516)

10:00 a.m.
An Efficient Method for Bandlimited Extrapolation by Regularization.
Weidong Chen*, Kansas State University
(10146570)

10:15 a.m.
PCM Quantization Errors and The White Noise Hypothesis.
David Jimenez, Georgia Institute of Technology
Long Wang*, Southern Polytechnic State University
Yang Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology
(101442741)

10:30 a.m.
An approximationsolvability for variational inequalities.
Dan D. Pascali*, Courant Institute, New York University
(1014471085)

10:45 a.m.
Asymptotics of determinants and traces of Toeplitz matrices with symbols in weighted Wiener algebras.
Alexei Yu. Karlovich*, Universidade do Minho (Braga, Portugal)
(1014471426)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:20 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Strategies to Encourage Persistence in Mathematics
Organizers:
David C. Carothers, James Madison University carothdc@jmu.edu
Ahmed I. Zayed, DePaul University
Keith E. Mellinger, University of Mary Washington

8:20 a.m.
Teaching a Course in Cryptology  strengthening mathematical interests in a variety of majors.
Katarzyna Potocka*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(1014Y5473)

8:40 a.m.
Courting New Majors at the University of Mary Washington.
Debra L. Hydorn*, University of Mary Washington
(1014Y51006)

9:00 a.m.
Talent Expansion in Quantitative Biology.
Anant P Godbole*, East Tennessee State University
(1014Y51143)

9:20 a.m.
Motivating Students by Incorporating Software in the Classroom.
W. Christopher Schroeder*, Morehead State University
Kendra S. Schroeder, Morehead State University
(1014Y5400)

9:40 a.m.
Using Personal Invitations to Encourage Future Study in Mathematics.
Andrew J. Miller*, Belmont University
(1014Y5419)

10:00 a.m.
Discrete Mathematics for Freshmen (a.k.a: grabbing them early).
Homer W. Austin*, Salisbury University
Kathleen M Shannon, Salisbury University
(1014Y5619)

10:20 a.m.
Extra math courses for students  a mathematics placement coordinator's point of view.
Hisa Tsutsui*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University and Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(1014Y51743)

10:40 a.m.
Competency Grading, Student Choice, and Persistence in Mathematics.
Janet L Andersen*, Hope College
(1014Y51767)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:20 a.m.4:20 p.m.
AWM Workshop
This session has several parts listed separately by time in this program. Listed Workshop presentations are open to all JMM participants.
Organizers:
Claudia Polini, University of Notre Dame
Marie A. Vitulli, University of Oregon
Judy L. Walker, University of NebraskaLincoln

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Research Presentations by Recent Ph.D.s, I

Sunday January 15, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
International perspectives on undergraduate mathematics.
Organizers:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona
Moderators:
Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona
Presenters:
Ko Hyoung Ko, Korean Advanced Institute for Science and Technology
Panelists:
Lofti Hermi, University of Arizona
Jia Ling Dai, University of Arizona
Bin Lu, California State University Sacramento
Hideo Nagashshi, Colby College

Sunday January 15, 2006, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Mathematicians and education reform: A cautionary tale.
Naomi Fisher*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1014A009)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Spectra of Turing degrees.
Russell Miller*, Queens College (CUNY)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part B
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

Sunday January 15, 2006, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part B
A novel approach to problem solving.
Organizers:
Andrew CF Liu, University of Alberta

Sunday January 15, 2006, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
Creating interactive workbooks using MS excel.
Organizers:
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State College

Sunday January 15, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Popular Culture, II
Organizers:
Sarah J. Greenwald, Appalachian State University greenwaldsj@appstate.edu
Christopher D. Goff, University of the Pacific

Sunday January 15, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Introductory Actuarial Science Programs
Organizers:
Robert E. Buck, Slippery Rock University robert.buck@sru.edu

Sunday January 15, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Developing standards for college algebra.
Organizers:
Norma M. Agras, Miami Dade College
William C. Bauldry, Appalachian State University

Sunday January 15, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education Panel Discussion
A {\em MAA Notes} sampler.
Organizers:
Barbara E. Edwards, Oregon State University
William O. Martin, North Dakota State University
Panelists:
Chris Rasmussen, San Diego State University
Marilyn P. Carlson, Arizona State University
Michael Oehrtman, Arizona State University

Sunday January 15, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion

Sunday January 15, 2006, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales

Sunday January 15, 2006, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Employment Center

Sunday January 15, 2006, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Strictly stable theories and descriptive set theory.
Michael C. Laskowski*, University of Maryland

Sunday January 15, 2006, 10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Math on the Web, IV

Sunday January 15, 2006, 10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
NAM Business Meeting

Sunday January 15, 2006, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Patterns of primes.
Ben Green*, University of Bristol

Sunday January 15, 2006, 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Poster Session with Presentations from Women Recent Ph.d.s and Graduate Students

10:30 a.m.
Constitutive Restrictions for Isotropic Hyperelastic Material Modeled Using Invariants of Logarithmic Strain.
Tsvetanka Sendova*, Texas A&M University
Jay R. Walton, Texas A&M University
(101474563)

10:30 a.m.
Arithmetic Properties of the Coefficients of Modular Forms.
Stephanie Treneer*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(101411599)

10:30 a.m.
Syzygies of toric varieties.
Milena Hering*, University of Michigan
Hal Schenck, Texas A&M University
Gregory G. Smith, Queen's University
(101414641)

10:30 a.m.
The core of ideals.
Louiza Fouli*, Purdue University
(101413644)

10:30 a.m.
TwoDimensional Languages and Their Automata.
Joni Burnette Pirnot*, Manatee Community College
(101468700)

10:30 a.m.
NonSimple NonStationary BratteliVershik Systems.
Sarah E Bailey*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(101437740)

10:30 a.m.
A Stochastic Dynamical System for the Evolution of Repeat Strings.
Suzanne S Sindi*, University of Maryland
(101437747)

10:30 a.m.
Layer potential techniques for parabolic PDE in nonsmooth cylinders.
Tunde Jakab*, University of Missouri
(101435754)

10:30 a.m.
Jet schemes of monomial schemes.
Cornelia Oichi Yuen*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(101414762)

10:30 a.m.
A Fast Multipole Methodbased Poisson Solver for Use in Fluid Simulation.
Sarah A. Williams*, UC Davis, Graduate Group in Applied Mathematics
(101465771)

10:30 a.m.
Continuous Dependence Results for Inhomogeneous IllPosed Problems.
Beth M. Campbell Hetrick*, Bryn Mawr College
(101447774)

10:30 a.m.
Spinning Rods: Experiments \& Theory.
Terry Jo Leiterman*, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Richard M McLaughlin, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Roberto Camassa, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Leandra Vicci, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Richard Superfine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Jing Hao, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Jonathan Toledo, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
(101476980)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 11:10 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting
Organizers:
Martha J. Siegel, Towson University
Moderators:
Carl C. Cowen, IUPUI

Sunday January 15, 2006, 11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
A Rebirth of Bochner's theory of almost automorphy of solutions to evolution equations.
Gaston M. N'Guerekata*, Morgan State University

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, II
Organizers:
Darren Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Michael J. Fisher, California State University Fresno
Bernard Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
For King and Country: An Exploration in Sixteenth Century Cryptography.
Ryan W. Fuoss*, Taylor University
Amanda R. Youell, Clemson University
(1014111643)

1:20 p.m.
Minimum Positive SemiDefinite Rank of a Graph.
Kseniya Kudryavtseva*, Central Michigan University
Janeta Marinova, Bard College
Yunjiang Jiang, University of Georgia
(101415115)

1:40 p.m.
Extension of groups yielding quasi pgroups.
Joseph David Gastenveld*, Northern Kentucky University
(101420196)

2:00 p.m.
Modeling temperatures for a building with seven zones.
Carrie E Keel*, Mercer University
J K Denny, Mercer University
(1014341589)

2:20 p.m.
Turing Pattern Dynamics for Spatiotemporal Models with Growth and Curvature.
Julijana V Gjorgjieva*, Harvey Mudd College
(1014351378)

2:40 p.m.
The Isoperimetric Problem in Surfaces.
Michelle Lee*, Williams College
(1014511116)

3:00 p.m.
A Combinatorial Approach to the Symmetries of the Icosahedron Using K6.
Kevin Ehly*, Lafayette College
(1014511573)

3:20 p.m.
The Prison Warden's Dilemma: A Characterization of $3$Convexity.
Deborah E. Berg*, Harvey Mudd College
Tyler Seacrest, Harvey Mudd College
(1014521318)

3:40 p.m.
Minimal Triangulations of Products of Segments and Triangles.
Tyler Seacrest*, Havrey Mudd College
Francis Edward Su, Harvey Mudd College
(1014521324)

4:00 p.m.
Honeycombs in Hyperbolic Surfaces.
Vojislav S Sesum*, Williams College
(1014531202)

4:20 p.m.
Isoperimetric Surfaces and General Relativity.
Brian Krummel*, University of Maryland  Baltimore County
Mike Greenberg, New York University  Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(1014531622)

4:40 p.m.
Twist Numbers of Links from the Jones Polynomial.
Mathew Williamson*, University of South Florida
(101455328)

5:00 p.m.
Generalizing KirkLivingston Type 1 Link Invariants.
Karen B McCready*, The College of New Jersey
Matthias L Youngs, SUNY Geneseo
(1014551251)

5:20 p.m.
Comparing Ratio Estimators Based on Systematic Samples.
John Szarka*, James Madison University
Amy Jacks, University of MissouriRolla
(1014621139)

5:40 p.m.
A Modified LotkaVolterra Competition Model with a NonLinear Relationship Between Species.
Amy Vess Crizer*, James Madison University
Austin F Taylor, University of Alabama
(1014921544)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Biology and Epidemiology, II
Organizers:
Sophia Jang, University of Louisiana at Lafayette jang@louisiana.edu
Linda Allen, Texas Tech University
LihIng Roeger, Texas Tech University

1:00 p.m.
A JuvenileAdult Model with Periodic Vital Rates.
J. M. Cushing*, University of Arizona
(101492507)

1:30 p.m.
The Stochastic Beverton Holt Equation and the M. Neubert Conjecture.
Cymra Haskell, University of Southern California
Robert J. Sacker*, University of Southern California
(1014371212)

2:00 p.m.
Dynamics of the Discrete Model of West NileLike Epidemics.
V. L. Kocic*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(101439204)

2:30 p.m.
DiscreteTime Epidemic Model In A Seasonal Environment.
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University
John E Franke, North Carolina State University
(101492428)

3:00 p.m.
Predicting the Behavior of Seabirds Using Compartmental Models.
James L. Hayward*, Andrews University
Shandelle M. Henson, Andrews University
(101492521)

3:30 p.m.
How does estradiol initiate the LH surge? A modeling approach.
Mary Lou Zeeman*, U. T. San Antonio
Danielle Lyles, Cornell University
Joseph H. Tien, Cornell University
David McCobb, Cornell University
(1014921644)

4:00 p.m.
Understanding {\it Hyla cinerea} green treefrog population dynamics via modeling and field studies.
Azmy Ackleh*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(101492687)

4:30 p.m.
Existenceuniqueness and monotone approximation for a phytoplanktonzooplankton aggregation model.
Azmy S Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Keng Deng*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Xubo Wang, Macon State College
(101435684)

5:00 p.m.
Kolmogorov's differential equations and Markov population chains.
Maia Martcheva, University of Florida
Horst R Thieme, Arizona State University
Thanate Dhirasakdanon*, Arizona State University
(1014921002)

5:30 p.m.
Winnerless Competition in Consumerresource Interaction Models in Population Biology.
LihIng Wu Roeger*, Texas Tech University
SzeBi Hsu, National Tsing Hua University
(101492759)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Herbert H. Lehman College (CUNY) jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter, Westmont College
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia

1:00 p.m.
Did Euclid Need the Euclidean Algorithm to Prove Unique Factorization?
David J. Pengelley*, New Mexico State University
Fred Richman, Florida Atlantic University
(101401730)

1:30 p.m.
Lagrange, Sufficient Reason, and Space.
Judith Grabiner*, Pitzer College, Claremont, California
(101401387)

2:00 p.m.
Statesmen of British Mathematics: Scientific Society Involvement of Mathematicians in NineteenthCentury Britain.
Sloan Evans Despeaux*, Western Carolina University
(101401707)

2:30 p.m.
Mathematics as Popular Science: Benjamin Peirce in 19thCentury Boston.
Deborah Kent*, Simon Fraser University
(101401682)

3:00 p.m.
Cardinality and Confusion in the Peircean Continuum.
Matthew E Moore*, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
(101401542)

3:30 p.m.
Proof in Islam, India, and China.
Victor J Katz*, University of the District of Columbia
(101401717)

4:00 p.m.
The Volterra Chronicles.
Judith R Goodstein*, California Institute of Technology
(101401635)

4:30 p.m.
Objects and Mathematics Teaching at American Colleges and Universities.
Peggy Aldrich Kidwell*, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian
Amy AckerbergHastings, University of Maryland University College
David Lindsay Roberts, Laurel, Maryland
(101401616)

5:00 p.m.
Flying the Platonic Flag: Philosophical and Nationalistic Ideology in Deutsche Mathematik.
Thomas Drucker*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(101401857)

5:30 p.m.
Mathematics and the Social Sciences: The Origins of Finite Mathematics.
Walter Meyer*, Adelphi University
(10140165)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Frames and Operator Theory in Analysis and Signal Processing, IV
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.
Use of geometry and operator algebra theory in the computation of wavelet coefficients.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
Dorin E. Dutkay, Rutgers University
(10144224)

1:30 p.m.
Wavelets, multiresolution analysis and finite reflexion groups.
Gestur Olafsson*, Louisiana State University
Mihaela Dobrescu, Furman University, SC
(1014421271)

2:00 p.m.
Operatorvalued frames over Hilbert C*modules.
Victor Kaftal*, University of Cincinnati
David Larson, Texas A&M University
Shuang Zhang, University of Cincinnati
(1014471628)

2:30 p.m.
Haartype orthonormal systems, data presentation as Riesz products and a prediction method on symbolic sequences.
C. Karanikas*, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
N. Atreas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
(1014411770)

3:00 p.m.
Regularization functionals involving discontinuous operators.
Otmar Scherzer*, Department of Computer Science  University Innsbruck
(101449866)

3:30 p.m.
Data fidelity terms for image and signal restoration.
Mila Nikolova*, CMLA UMR 8536ENS de Cachan
(1014411424)

4:00 p.m.
Lattice Tilings, Operator Algebras and Gabor Frames.
Deguang Han*, University of Central Florida
(101446439)

4:30 p.m.
The Feichtinger Conjecture for frames of translates.
Marcin Bownik, University of Oregon
Darrin Speegle*, Saint Louis University
(101442787)

4:55 p.m.
Orthogonal Wavelet Frames.
Eric Weber*, Iowa State University
Ghanshyam Bhatt, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Brody Dylan Johnson, Saint Louis University
(101442427)

5:20 p.m.
On PCM and SigmaDelta Quantization Errors.
Yang Wang*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Long Wang, Southern Polytechnic State University
David Jimenez, Georgia Institute of Technology
(101442438)

5:45 p.m.
Frame Paths and SigmaDelta Quantization.
Vern I. Paulsen*, University of Houston
Bernhard G. Bodmann, University of Waterloo
(1014471111)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Contemporary Dynamical Systems, III
Organizers:
Dmitry Zenkov, North Carolina State University dvzenkov@unity.dcsu.edu
Youngna Choi, Montclair State University choiy@mail.montclair.edu
Anthony M. Bloch, University of Michigan
Todd L. Fisher, University of Maryland
Melvin Leok, University of Michigan
David S. Richeson, Dickinson College
James S. Wiseman, Agnes Scott College

1:00 p.m.
Control theory without controls.
Andrew D Lewis*, Queen's University
(101493952)

1:25 p.m.
Integrable Problems for Semiclassical Nonlinear Waves.
Peter D Miller*, University of Michigan
(101435844)

1:50 p.m.
Variational Integrators for Nonholonomic Systems on Lie Groups.
Dmitry V. Zenkov*, North Carolina State University
Yuri N. Fedorov, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
(1014701347)

2:15 p.m.
Lie group variational integrators and their applications to geometric control.
Melvin Leok*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(101465496)

2:40 p.m.
SubFinsler Geometry in Dimension Three.
Jeanne N Clelland, University of Colorado at Boulder
Christopher G Moseley*, United States Military Academy
(1014491446)

3:05 p.m.
Geometric Control of the Chaplygin Sleigh and Double Gimbal System.
Jason M. Osborne*, North Carolina State University
(1014701775)

3:30 p.m.
On 3manifolds that support partially hyperbolic diffeomorphisms.
Kamlesh Parwani*, University of Houston
(1014371310)

3:55 p.m.
Actions of Lie groups and Lie algebras on manifolds.
Morris W. Hirsch*, University of California (Berkeley), University of Wisconsin (Madison)
(1014221554)

4:20 p.m.
Pattern Equivariant Cohomology of Tiling Spaces, With Rotations.
Betseygail Rand*, University of Texas
(1014371623)

4:45 p.m.
Local entropy of foliations and groupoids.
Steve Hurder*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1014371366)

5:05 p.m.
Discussion

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Boundary Value Problems for Ordinary Differential Equations, II
Organizers:
John R. Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga JohnGraef@utc.edu
Johnny L. Henderson, Baylor University

1:00 p.m.
Absolute equal distribution of the eigenvalues of discrete SturmLiouville problems.
William F. Trench*, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
(101439167)

1:30 p.m.
Singular Second Order Boundary Value Problems with Multiple Solutions.
John V Baxley*, Wake Forest University
Kristen Kobylus, Wake Forest University
(1014341137)

2:00 p.m.
Positive Solutions of a Nonlinear Fourth Order Boundary Value Problem.
John R Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Bo Yang*, Kennesaw State University
(1014341402)

2:30 p.m.
Multiple positive solutions for a singular positone problem.
M Chhetri, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
S Robinson*, Wake Forest University
(101434955)

3:00 p.m.
Existence of solutions for multipoint boundary value problems.
Gary D Jones*, Murray State University
(101434179)

3:30 p.m.
Existence of Solutions for Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems.
John R. Graef, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Lingju Kong*, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(101434571)

4:00 p.m.
Nonlinear Systems of Differential Equations.
Haiyan Wang*, Arizona State University
(101434312)

4:30 p.m.
Positive Solutions to an $N^{th}$Order Right Focal Boundary Value Problem.
Mariette Maroun*, Baylor University
(101434930)

5:00 p.m.
On Implicit Boundary Value Problems for Second Order Equations.
J, Hoffacker*, Clemson University
C. Tisdell, The University of New South Wales
(1014341161)

5:30 p.m.
Uniqueness Implies Uniqueness and Existence for Nonlocal Boundary Value Problems for Fourth Order Ordinary Differential Equations.
Ding Ma*, Baylor University
(101434105)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Theory and Application of Stochastic Differential Equations, II
Organizers:
Armando Arciniega, University of Texas at San Antonio armando.arciniega@utsa.edu
Edward J. Allen, Texas Tech University

1:00 p.m.
Stochastic Li\'{e}nard Oscillators.
Henri Schurz*, Southern Illinois University
(1014601612)

1:30 p.m.
On a class of reflecting stochastic differential equations.
Janusz S Golec*, Fordham University
(1014601697)

2:00 p.m.
Stochastic Epidemic Models with a Backward Bifurcation.
Linda J. S. Allen*, Texas Tech University
P. van den Driessche, University of Victoria
(101460338)

2:30 p.m.
Disease Emergence in Stochastic and Determinstic Multihost SIS and SIR Models.
Robert K McCormack*, Texas Tech University
Linda J. S. Allen, Texas Tech University
(101492420)

3:00 p.m.
Sustained Oscillations via Coherence Resonance in SIR.
Rachel Kuske, University of British Columbia
Luis F. Gordillo, Arizona State University
Priscilla E. Greenwood*, Arizona State University
(101460566)

3:30 p.m.
Stochastic optimization models with applications to mechanics, population dynamics, aerodynamics.
AnaMaria Croicu*, Florida State University, School of Computational Science and Department of Mathematics
M. Yousuff Hussaini, Florida State University
(101449547)

4:00 p.m.
Stochastic Differential Equation Models for Flow Through Porous Media and for Multigroup Reactor Kinetics.
Edward J. Allen*, Texas Tech University
(101460267)

4:30 p.m.
Stochastic Models of Intracellular Viral Dynamics and Stock Pricing.
Rachel C. Koskodan*, Texas Tech University
(101460405)

5:00 p.m.
Dynamic Fund Portfolio Optimization under MeanVariance Preferences.
Coskun Cetin*, Whittier College
(101460193)

5:30 p.m.
$\theta$ Frames in $R^n$.
Sundaresan Kondagunta*, Cleveland State University
(10141576)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on SymbolicNumeric Computation and Applications, II
Organizers:
Agnes Szanto, North Carolina State University aszanto@ncsu.edu
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois Chicago
Zhonggang Zeng, Northeastern Illinois University

1:00 p.m.
Higherorder deflation of polynomial systems.
Anton Leykin*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago
Ailing Zhao, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101465392)

1:30 p.m.
Finding All Real Solutions of Polynomial Systems.
Ye Lu*, University of Notre Dame
Andrew J Sommese, University of Notre Dame
Charles W Wampler, GM
Daniel J Bates, University of Notre Dame
(101400199)

2:00 p.m.
A Comparison of Heuristics for Solving Problems in Approximate Polynomial Algebra.
John P May*, University of Waterloo
(1014651641)

2:30 p.m.
Nearest Multivariate System with Given Root Multiplicities.
Scott R Pope*, North Carolina State University
Agnes Szanto, North Carolina State University
(101414972)

3:00 p.m.
Characterization and computation of nearby involutive polynomial and differential systems.
Greg Reid*, University of Western Ontario
(101412667)

3:30 p.m.
Exceptional Sets and Fiber Products.
Andrew J Sommese*, University of Notre Dame
Charles W Wampler, General Motors Research and Development
(101414214)

4:00 p.m.
Differential elimination for approximate PDE systems.
Wenyuan Wu*, University of Western Ontario
(101435620)

4:30 p.m.
Sensitivity of Algebraic Computation with Approximate Data.
Zhonggang Zeng*, Northeastern Illinois University
(1014651732)

5:00 p.m.
Computing Isolated Singularities by Newton's Method with Deflation.
Anton Leykin, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago
Ailing Zhao*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101465437)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Time Reversal Methods: Analysis and Applications, II
Organizers:
Peter A. McCoy, US Naval Academy pam@usna.edu
Reza MalekMadani, US Naval Academy

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Stochastic, Large Scale and Hybrid Systems with Applications, II
Organizers:
Aghalaya S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette vatsala@louisiana.edu
Gangaram S. Ladde, University of Texas Arlington

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Invariants of Knots and 3Manifolds, II
Organizers:
Patrick M. Gilmer, Louisiana State University gilmer@math.lsu.edu
Charles D. Frohman, University of Iowa

1:00 p.m.
Long Virtual Strings.
Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101457425)

1:30 p.m.
Patterns in the colored Jones polynomials.
Oliver Dasbach*, LSU
XiaoSong Lin, UC Riverside
(1014571379)

2:00 p.m.
Confluence of Khovanov homology and Hochschild homology.
Jozef Henryk Przytycki*, George Washington University
(101457800)

2:30 p.m.
BNmodules for Seifert fibred spaces.
Marta Asaeda*, UC Riverside
(1014571599)

3:00 p.m.
An Alexander type multivariable link invariant arising from $sl(2\1)$.
Nathan Geer*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(101457769)

3:30 p.m.
Fingerloop braids and system of YangBaxter type equations.
XiaoSong Lin*, University of California, Riverside
(101457491)

4:00 p.m.
Generalized Link Homotopy and Milnor's Isotopy Invariants.
Thomas Fleming*, University of California, San Diego
Akira Yasuhara, Tokyo Gakugei University
(101457721)

4:30 p.m.
Weight systems for Milnor invariants.
Blake Mellor*, Loyola Marymount University
(101457192)

5:00 p.m.
On several types of universal invariants of framed links and 3manifolds derived from quantum groups.
Jianjun Paul Tian*, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, the Ohio State University
(101455424)

5:30 p.m.
Strong 3algebras and a 2group associated to manifolds.
Mihai D Staic*, SUNY at Buffalo
(101457337)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Invariant Theory
Organizers:
Mara D. Neusel, Texas Tech University mara.d.neusel@ttu.edu
David L. Wehlau, Royal Military College wehlaud@rmc.ca

1:00 p.m.
Cayley Maps and Cayley Degrees for Algebraic Groups.
Nicole M.A. Lemire*, University of Western Ontario
(1014141146)

1:30 p.m.
Multiplication of polynomials on Hermitian symmetric spaces and LittlewoodRichardson coefficients.
William Graham, University of Georgia
Markus Hunziker*, Baylor University
(1014221209)

2:00 p.m.
The geometry of affine Hamiltonian varieties.
Friedrich Knop*, Rutgers University
(101414732)

2:30 p.m.
Covariant dimension of finite groups.
Hanspeter Kraft, Mathematisches Institut Basel
Gerald Schwarz*, Brandeis University
(101422584)

3:00 p.m.
rational invariants for dynamical systems.
Harm Derksen*, University of Michigan
(1014131123)

3:30 p.m.
Hyperplane Sections and the Integral Closures of Ideals.
Jooyoun Hong*, Purdue University
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University
(101413852)

4:00 p.m.
The Noether numbers for cyclic groups of prime order.
Peter Fleischmann, University of Kent at Canterbury
Mufit Sezer*, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
James Shank, University of Kent at Canterbury
Chris F Woodcock, University of Kent at Canterbury
(101413415)

4:30 p.m.
Vector invariants in arbitrary characteristic.
Frank D Grosshans*, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
(101413533)

5:00 p.m.
The Decomposition Series Conjecture.
H E A Eddy Campbell*, Memorial University
(1014131390)

5:30 p.m.
Global Structure of Algebras of Invariants over the Steenrod Algebra and its Generalizations.
David J. Pengelley*, New Mexico State University
Frank Williams, New Mexico State University
(1014551018)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part B
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

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#16: Part B
Fair division: From cakecutting to dispute resolution.
Organizers:
Steven J. Brams, New York University

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part B
Finite group behavior: Windows software for teaching beginning group theory.
Organizers:
Edward C. Keppelmann, University of Nevada Reno
Ellen J. Maycock, Depauw University

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis and Operator Theory

1:00 p.m.
A general ConnesKakutaniRokhlin theorem.
Shukhrat M. Usmanov*, North Dakota State University
(101446677)

1:15 p.m.
One property of the set of bounded elements in unital barreled projective limits of real C* and JBalgebras.
Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University, NY
Oleg Friedman*, University of South Africa
(101446172)

1:30 p.m.
Some sequence spaces which include $c_0$ and $c$.
B. E. Rhoades*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(101446314)

1:45 p.m.
DunfordPettis Property, GelfandPhillips property and $(L)$sets.
Ioana Ghenciu*, University of WisconsinRiver Falls
Paul W Lewis, University of North Texas
(101446779)

2:00 p.m.
On superadditive ergodic type theorem in nonassociative SegalDixmier Lpspace (for finite p $>$ 1) affiliated with a semifinite JBWalgebra.
Genady Ya Grabarnik, IBM T. J.Watson Research Center
Alexander A Katz, St. John's University, NY
Laura Shwartz*, University of South Africa
(101446860)

2:15 p.m.
Isometries into section spaces of Banach bundles.
Terje Hoim*, Florida Atlantic University
D. A. Robbins, Trinity College
(101446948)

2:30 p.m.
Nonexistence of Monotonically Complemented Subspaces of $C[a,b]$.
Michael P. Prophet*, University of Northern Iowa
Douglas Mupasiri, University of Northern Iowa
(101446976)

2:45 p.m.
Constructions of $C^*$algebras of inverse semigroups.
Steven P Haataja*, University of Nebraska Lincoln
(1014461339)

3:00 p.m.
Orthogonal Polynomials in Several NonCommuting Variables.
Tiberiu Constantinescu, University of Texas at Dallas
Troy Banks*, Salisbury University
(1014461385)

3:15 p.m.
Solution of a Class of Integral Equations.
Rod Freed*, California State University at Dominguez Hills
(101445998)

3:30 p.m.
Break.

4:00 p.m.
Eigenmatrices and operators commuting with finite rank operators.
Ruben A. MartinezAvenda\~no*, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Hidalgo
(101447236)

4:15 p.m.
Extension of Spectral Scales to Unbounded Operators.
Michael D Wills*, Whitman College
(101447239)

4:30 p.m.
$\beta$bounded composition operators that belong to the Schatten Class $S_p(H^2)$.
Abebaw Tadesse*, University Of Pittsburgh
(101447335)

4:45 p.m.
Using Character Groups to Construct AF Groupoids.
Ryan J. Zerr*, University of North Dakota
(101447394)

5:00 p.m.
Isometric Equivalence of Operators on Function Spaces  Preliminary report.
Nadia J Gal*, The University of Memphis
James Jamison, The University of Memphis
(101447699)

5:15 p.m.
Characterization of BMO$(R)$ and the $T(1)$ Theorem.
Wael N. AbuShamala*, Indiana University
(101443411)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.1:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Lattices, Ordered Structures, Logic and Model Theory, II

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.1:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, III

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, VIII
Organizers:
Stephen L. Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University
Chairs:
Eric S. Marland,

1:00 p.m.
Population Models Which Take Into Account Decay of Resources and Accumulation of Waste.
Joe T. Harris*, St. Andrews Presbyterian College
(1014Z1841)

1:15 p.m.
On Deviations from Expected HardyWeinberg Proportions.
Joshua W. Collins, Pittsburg State University
Yaping Liu*, Pittsburg State University
(1014Z11195)

1:30 p.m.
Two Models of Oscillating Polymer Chains in \emph{E. coli}.
Gretchen A. Koch*, Goucher College
Donald A. Drew, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(1014Z11183)

1:45 p.m.
Differentiating Noisy Data.
Tim McDevitt*, Elizabethtown College
(1014Z11194)

2:15 p.m.
Reforming the Senior Seminar/Capstone course as an Assessment Tool.
Jim Fulmer*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1014Z11609)

2:30 p.m.
Break.

2:45 p.m.
Manifolds With Density.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
(1014Z1525)

3:00 p.m.
Homogenization of Dynamic Materials.
Hansun T To*, Worcester State College, Worcester MA
(1014Z1690)

3:15 p.m.
Geophysical mass flows over erodible material.
Long H. Le*, University at Buffalo
(1014Z11717)

3:30 p.m.
Coin Tossing as a Favorite Class Experience, What is It Good For?
Bill Rybolt*, Babson College
(1014Z11677)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.3:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session, IX
Organizers:
Stephen L. Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University
Chairs:
Laurie J. Heyer, Davidson College

1:00 p.m.
Effects of instruction on elementary and special education teachers' computational skills.
ChengYao Lin*, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Becker P Jerry, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
(1014Z1519)

1:15 p.m.
Texas A\&M's Summer Educational Enrichment Program for Middle School Students.
Philip B. Yasskin*, Texas A\&M University
(1014Z11349)

1:30 p.m.
Developing Questioning Skills to Enhance Students' Mathematical Thinking: A Professional Development Experience for Middle School Mathematics Teachers.
Jane F. Schielack*, Texas A&M University
(1014Z11351)

1:45 p.m.
An Eighth Grade Curriculum Incorporating Logical Thinking and Active Learning.
Marta Anna Kobiela*, Texas A&M University
(1014Z11696)

2:00 p.m.
Break.

2:15 p.m.
Confounders as Mathematical Objects.
Milo Schield*, Augsburg College
Tom Burnham, Cognitive Consulting
(1014Z1255)

2:30 p.m.
Defining the Integral for Coherent Probabilities.
John E. Beam*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(1014Z11513)

2:45 p.m.
Finite Symmetry Groups.
Lee Ann Rayburn*, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
(1014Z1113)

3:00 p.m.
On some generalizations of Fermat's, Lucas's and Wilson's Theorems.
Tyler J Evans*, Humboldt State University
(1014Z11308)

3:15 p.m.
Fugue in $D_{12}$ Minor  Equvalence classes of Scales and Chords in Even Tempered Tunings.
Michael R. Bacon*, University of South Carolina Sumter
(1014Z11405)

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Calculus for those students who have had calculus.
Organizers:
Jack A. Picciuto, U.S. Military Academy
Barbra Melendez, U.S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Bernard L. Madison, University of Arkansas
Mike Huber, U.S. Military Academy
Michael Starbird, University of Texas
David M. Bressoud, McAlester College

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Evaluating curricular effectiveness: Judging the quality of K12 mathematics evaluations.
Organizers:
Vicki Stohl, Mathematical Sciences Education Board
David Mandel, Mathematical Sciences Education Board
Panelists:
Jere Confrey, Washington University, St. Louis
Carlos CastilloChavez, Arizona State University
Donald G. Saari, University of California Irvine
Moderators:
David Mandel,

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA SUMMA Special Presentation
MAA student research programs.
Organizers:
William Hawkins, Jr, MAA and University of the District of Columbia
Robert E. Megginson, University of Michigan

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:00 p.m.2:15 p.m.
AWM Workshop Panel Discussion
Shaping a career in mathematics.
Moderators:
Marie Vitulli, University of Oregon
Panelists:
Janet L. Andersen, Hope College
Dusa McDuff, SUNY Stony Brook
Mara D. Neusel, Texas Tech University
Michelle D. Wagner, National Security Agency

Sunday January 15, 2006, 1:10 p.m.2:00 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Finite state automata and monadic definability of ordinals.
Itay Neeman*, University of California Los Angeles

Sunday January 15, 2006, 2:15 p.m.2:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Dynamical Systems, II

Sunday January 15, 2006, 2:15 p.m.4:40 p.m.
ASL Contributed Paper Session, II

Sunday January 15, 2006, 2:15 p.m.4:40 p.m.
ASL Contributed Paper Session, III

Sunday January 15, 2006, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AWM Workshop: Research Presentations by Recent Ph.D.s, II

Sunday January 15, 2006, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Reunion of participants in refocused college algebra.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U.S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Laurette B. Foster, Prarie View A&M University
William E. Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University

Sunday January 15, 2006, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part B
Technology tools for discrete mathematics.
Organizers:
Douglas E. Ensley, Shippensburg University
Katherine G. McGivney, Shippensburg University

Sunday January 15, 2006, 6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
AMS Banquet Reception

Sunday January 15, 2006, 7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
AMS Banquet
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