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Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Antonio, TX, January 12-15, 2006
Meeting #1014
Associate secretaries: Matthew Miller , AMS miller@math.sc.edu
James J Tattersall , MAA tat@providence.edu
Thursday January 12, 2006
Thursday January 12, 2006, 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Joint Meetings Registration
Full registration will be conducted from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Badge/program pickup for those registered in advance will be open until 6:00 p.m.
Thursday January 12, 2006, 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Employment Center
Thursday January 12, 2006, 7:40 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Post-secondary Mathematics Assessment: Needs and Challenges
Organizers: Gloria S. Dion , Educational Testing Service gdion@ets.org
Daryl Ezzo , Educational Testing Service
Luis E. Saldivia , Educational Testing Service
7:40 a.m.
Measuring Student Competency at the Completion of Mathematics Developmental Courses.
Lidia Dobria* , Wilbur Wright College
(1014-C1-1711)
8:00 a.m.
Course Placement: Looking Beyond Skills Assessment.
Carrie Muir* , University of Colorado, Boulder
(1014-C1-1487)
8:20 a.m.
Assessing Pre-service Secondary School Teachers' Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching Algebra.
Sharon L. Senk* , Michigan State University
Joan Ferrini-Mundy , Michigan State University
(1014-C1-1435)
8:40 a.m.
Using Portfolios in Mathematics Education Programs to Assess Content and Connect to Future Practice.
Janet A White* , Millersville University
(1014-C1-476)
9:00 a.m.
Math Major Portfolio Assessment.
Cheryl Olsen* , Shippensburg University
J. Winston Crawley , Shippensburg University
Kate McGivney , Shippensburg University
(1014-C1-1558)
9:20 a.m.
An Analytic Rubric for Assessing Proofs.
Karen Batt Stanish* , Keene State College
(1014-C1-1520)
9:40 a.m.
Restructuring a Capstone Course to Assess Student Learning Outcomes.
Debasree Raychaudhuri* , Calstate Los Angeles
(1014-C1-1738)
10:00 a.m.
Revision of the Quantitative Measure of the GRE General Test.
Jutta M Levin* , Educational Testing Service
(1014-C1-423)
10:20 a.m.
ConcepTests in College Algebra and Trigonometry.
David O. Lomen* , University of Arizona
Maria K. Robinson , Seattle University
(1014-C1-472)
10:40 a.m.
Assessment using online assignment management systems.
Glenn Ledder* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1014-C1-1074)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:40 a.m. AMS-MAA-MER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I
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
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Frames and Operator Theory in Analysis and Signal Processing, I
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
8:00 a.m.
Tikhonov regularization of ill-posed operator equations with weakly bounded noise.
P. P. B. Eggermont* , University of Delaware
V. N. LaRiccia , University of Delaware
M. Z. Nashed , University of Central Florida
(1014-47-1276)
8:30 a.m.
Curvelets and the one-way acoustic wave equation.
Maarten V De Hoop* , Purdue University
(1014-35-1722)
9:00 a.m.
New Approaches to the Acoustic Wave Equation.
Donald J Kouri* , Departments of Mathematics and Physics University of Houston
(1014-35-1527)
9:30 a.m.
The relation between frames and POVM's in quantum information theory.
M. Beth Ruskai* , Tufts University
(1014-81-320)
10:00 a.m.
Oversampling a tight affine frame.
Qiyu Sun* , University of Central Florida
(1014-42-464)
10:30 a.m.
The structure of the set of Parseval frame wavelets.
Hrvoje \v{S}iki\'{c}* , University of Zagreb, Croatia
Darrin M. Speegle , St.Louis University
Guido L. Weiss , Washington University in St.Louis
(1014-43-345)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m. AMS-ASL Special Session on Interdisciplinary Research Involving Analysis and Logic, I
Organizers: Su Gao , University of North Texas sgao@unt.edu
Jose N. Iovino , University of Texas at San Antonio
Itay Ben-Yacov , University of Wisconsin-Madison
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Mahler Measure and Heights, I
Organizers: Michael J. Mossinghoff , Davidson College mimossinghoff@davidson.edu
Jeffrey D. Vaaler , University of Texas at Austin
8:00 a.m.
Global Discrepancy and Small Points on Elliptic Curves.
Matthew Baker , Georgia Institute of Technology
Clayton Petsche* , The University of Georgia
(1014-11-697)
8:30 a.m.
Effective theorems for quadratic spaces over $\overline{\mathbb Q}$.
Lenny Fukshansky* , Texas A&M University
(1014-11-480)
9:30 a.m.
A Quantitative Measure of Linear Independence for Function Fields.
W Dale Brownawell* , Penn State, University Park, PA
Matthew A Papanikolas , Texas A&M, College Station, TX
(1014-11-1320)
10:00 a.m.
On heights of multiplicatively dependent algebraic numbers.
Cameron L. Stewart* , University of Waterloo
(1014-11-1032)
10:30 a.m.
Maximal Height of Divisors of $x^n-1$.
Carl Pomerance , Dartmouth College
Nathan C Ryan* , UCLA
(1014-11-1007)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Commutative Rings and Monoids, I
Organizers: Scott T. Chapman , Trinity University schapman@trinity.edu
James B. Coykendall , North Dakota State University
8:00 a.m.
On the application of group algebras to zero-sum problems.
Alfred Geroldinger* , University of Graz
(1014-13-874)
8:30 a.m.
Pseudo Almost Integral Elements.
Daniel D. Anderson* , The University of Iowa
Muhammed Zafrullah , Pocatello, ID
(1014-13-629)
9:00 a.m.
Atomic decay in monoids.
Ulrich Krause* , University of Bremen, Germany
(1014-08-870)
9:30 a.m.
Block Monoid Extraction Degrees.
Kimberly Cervello , SUNY-Geneseo
Vadim Ponomarenko* , Trinity University
Denise Terry , University of Redlands
Liya Zhu , UC-Berkeley
(1014-13-117)
10:00 a.m.
Elasticity in Polynomial and Power Series Rings.
Paul Baginski* , University of California, Berkeley
(1014-13-240)
10:30 a.m.
Congruence modulo $n$ $\tau$-relations and $\tau$-factorization.
Andrea M. Frazier* , University of Iowa
Suzanne Hamon , (University of Iowa and) John Burroughs School
(1014-13-295)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Topological Spaces Associated with C(X), I
Organizers: Chawne M. Kimber , Lafayette College kimberc@lafayette.edu
Warren Wm. McGovern , Bowling Green State University
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Value Distribution in Classical and p-adic Functions Theory, I
Organizers: Alain Escassut , University Blaise Pascal Alain.Escassut@math.univ-bpclermont.fr
Chung-Chun Yang , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Ilpo Laine , University of Joensuu
8:30 a.m.
Some recent applications of value distribution theory to functional and differential equations.
Chung Chun Yang* , University of Science and Technology of Hong Kong
(1014-30-529)
9:00 a.m.
Critical Points of Certain Discrete Potentials.
John F Rossi* , Virginia Tech
J K Langley , University of Nottingham
(1014-31-454)
9:30 a.m.
Extreme Curvature of Polynomials and Level Curves.
Stephanie Edwards* , University of Dayton
(1014-30-1057)
10:00 a.m.
Converging Sets of Range Uniqueness for p-adic Analytic Functions.
Abdelbaki Boutabaa* , University Blaise Pascal, France
Kamal Boussaf , University Blaise Pascal, France
Alain Paul Escassut , University Blaise Pascal, France
(1014-11-590)
10:30 a.m.
Growth estimates on meromorphic solutions of certain partial differential equations.
Bao Qin Li* , Florida International University
(1014-32-803)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m. AMS Special Session on Syzygies in Commutative Algebra and Geometry, I
Organizers: Irena Peeva , Cornell University ivp1@cornell.edu
Sorin E. Popescu , SUNY at Stony Brook sorin@math.sunysb.edu
Gregory G. Smith , Queen's University ggsmith@mast.queensu.ca
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Algebraic Statistics: Theory and Practice, I
Organizers: Seth M. Sullivant , University of California Berkeley seths@math.berkeley.edu
Elizabeth S. Allman , University of Southern Maine
8:00 a.m.
Introduction to Algebraic Statistics.
Seth Sullivant* , Harvard University
(1014-62-1712)
8:30 a.m.
Bounds for real solutions to likelihood equations of phylogenetic trees.
Serkan Hosten* , San Francisco State University
(1014-14-1439)
9:00 a.m.
The Maximum Likelihood Degree of the Cauchy Location Likelihood.
Max-Louis G. Buot* , Carnegie Mellon University
Donald Richards , Penn State University
(1014-62-1585)
9:30 a.m.
Markov chains and evolution algebras.
Jianjun Paul Tian* , Mathematical Biosciences Institute, the Ohio State University
(1014-08-434)
10:00 a.m.
Evolution on partially ordered sets.
Nicholas K Eriksson* , University of California, Berkeley
Niko Beerenwinkel , University of California, Berkeley
(1014-05-1182)
10:30 a.m.
System Identification: A computational Algebra Approach.
Abdul Salam Jarrah* , Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech
Reinhard Laubenbacher , Virginia Tech
Mike Stillman , Cornell University
(1014-12-1586)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Extension of Functions, I
Organizers: Alvario Arias , University of Denver aarias@du.edu
Charles L. Fefferman , Princeton University
Edward W. Odell , University of Texas Austin
Thomas Slumprecht , Texas A\&M University
8:00 a.m.
Coarse embeddings into a Hilbert space.
William B. Johnson , Texas A\&M University
N. Lovasoa Randrianarivony* , University of Missouri -- Columbia
(1014-46-1150)
8:30 a.m.
The class of ${\cal L}_1$ spaces is closed under uniform equivalences.
William B Johnson , Texas A&M University
Bernard Maurey , Universite de Marne-la-Vallee
Gideon Schechtman* , The Weizmann Institute
(1014-46-579)
9:00 a.m.
Gluing functions with random partitions of unity.
James R Lee* , Institute for Advanced Study
(1014-46-1709)
9:30 a.m.
Assouad--Nagata dimension and Lipschitz extensions.
Urs Lang* , ETH Zurich, Switzerland
(1014-51-1381)
10:00 a.m.
Simultaneous Lipschitz Extensions (Part I).
Alexander Brudnyi* , University of Calgary
Yuri Brudnyi , Technion
(1014-46-486)
10:30 a.m.
Simultaneous Lipschitz Extensions (Part II).
Yuri Brudnyi* , Technion
Alexander Brudnyi , University of Calgary
(1014-46-490)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Session on Statistics
8:00 a.m.
A new approach to test for interactions in Two-way ANOVA models.
Wei Ning* , Syracuse University
Hyune-Ju Kim , Syracuse University
(1014-00-440)
8:15 a.m.
A statistical method for glaucoma detection using tomographic images, a projection pursuit approach.
Ananda W A Bandulasiri* , Texas Tech University
Victor Patrangenaru , Texas Tech University
(1014-62-1728)
8:30 a.m.
Extremes of Nonexchangeability.
Roger B. Nelsen* , Lewis & Clark College
(1014-62-23)
8:45 a.m.
A Preliminary Report on High-Order Improvements of the Parametric Bootstrap for Long-memory Linear Regression Gaussian Processes.
Mosisa G Aga* , Wayne State University
(1014-62-215)
9:00 a.m.
Monitoring a Continuous Poisson Process Subject to Change.
Marlo K Brown* , Niagara University
(1014-62-226)
9:15 a.m.
EDF Goodness-of-fit Tests for Testing the Distributional Assumptions in One-way Regression Model.
Dhanuja Kasturiratna* , Bowling Green State University
Truc T Nguyen , Bowling Green State University
Arjun K Gupta , Bowling Green State University
(1014-62-1001)
9:30 a.m.
Modeling Pipe Rehabilitation Liners Using the Weibull Distribution.
Mahmoud Yousef* , Central Missouri State University
Raja Nassar , Louisiana Tech University
(1014-62-1071)
10:00 a.m.
Frequentist Statistics and Inverse Probability: A Partial Rapprochement.
David E. Payne* , Monmouth University
(1014-62-1336)
10:15 a.m.
Some new tests for normality based on U-processes.
Miguel A Arcones , Binghamton University
Yishi Wang* , Binghamton University
(1014-62-1449)
10:45 a.m.
Data Augmentation for the Analysis of Coarse Woody Debris in an Old-Growth Riparian Forest.
G Jay Kerns* , Youngstown State University
(1014-62-1532)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Philosophy of Mathematics
Organizers: Roger A. Simons , Rhode Island College rsimons@ric.edu
Satish C. Bhatnagar , University of Nevada
8:00 a.m.
What Are Mathematical Objects? An Empiricist Hypothesis.
Carl E. Behrens* , Alexandria, VA
(1014-A1-1158)
8:30 a.m.
Mathematical objects may be abstract, but they're NOT acausal.
Bonnie Gold* , Monmouth University
(1014-A1-276)
9:00 a.m.
How the way we `see' mathematics changes mathematics.
Sarah-Marie Belcastro* , Xavier University
(1014-A1-1352)
9:30 a.m.
The Square Root of 2, Pi, and the King of France: Ontological and Epistemological Issues Encountered(and Ignored) in Introductory Mathematics Courses.
Martin E. Flashman* , Humboldt State University and Occidental College
(1014-A1-1010)
10:00 a.m.
Mathematics: An Aesthetic Endeavor.
Sam Stueckle* , Trevecca Nazarene University
(1014-A1-626)
10:30 a.m.
Propensities and the Two Varieties of Occult Qualities.
James R Henderson* , University of Pittsburgh-Titusville
(1014-A1-500)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Professional Development Programs for K--12 Teachers, I
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
8:00 a.m.
The Loras College Lesson Study Project.
Daniel G. Willis* , Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa
(1014-D1-1035)
8:20 a.m.
Preparing Elementary Teachers to Teach Geometry: A 12-Month Program.
Sue Brown* , U Houston-Clear Lake
(1014-D1-94)
8:40 a.m.
Balancing Mathematical Content with Practical Application to the Classroom in Mathematics Cluster Courses for a Masters Program in Curriculum and Instruction.
Kimberly J Presser* , Shippensburg University
Katherine G McGivney , Shippensburg University
Thomas A Evitts , Shippensburg University
(1014-D1-744)
9:00 a.m.
Filling the Middle Grades Mathematics Gap.
Steve C Hennagin , Ouachita Baptist University
Darin Buscher* , Ouachita Baptist University
(1014-D1-1221)
9:20 a.m.
Mathematicians working with teachers in California: The ACCLAIM Experience.
Tom Roby* , University of Connecticut
(1014-D1-1319)
9:40 a.m.
Interviews and School visits: Avenues for Assessing Professional Programs for K-12 Teachers.
Harel Barzilai* , Salisbury University
Homer W Austin , Salisbury University
(1014-D1-761)
10:00 a.m.
The Math Science Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania: Summer Academies Prepare Teachers to Become Educational Leaders.
Norman Hipps , Saint Vincent College
Japheth Wood* , Chatham College
(1014-D1-1189)
10:20 a.m.
Louisiana's Comprehensive Curriculum.
Lee E. Price* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1014-D1-1533)
10:40 a.m.
Putting the Focus on Mathematics: Content-based Professional Development for Grade 5-12 Teachers.
Steven R Benson* , Education Development Center/University of New Hampshire
(1014-D1-1703)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA General Contributed Paper Session, I
Organizers: Stephen L. Davis , Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Eric S. Marland , Appalachian State University
Chairs: Stephen L. Davis ,
8:00 a.m.
Three Singular Matrices in Business, Industry, and Government.
William M. Wagner* , Columbus, Ohio
(1014-Z1-1306)
8:15 a.m.
Riemann Sums of Transcendental Functions.
Theodore S. Erickson* , Wheeling Jesuit University
(1014-Z1-556)
8:30 a.m.
Teaching Calculus with a Touchscreen Graphing Calculator.
Benjamin G. Klein* , Davidson College
(1014-Z1-109)
8:45 a.m.
Choosing Appropriate Derivative (Integral) Techniques.
Pam Crawford* , Jacksonville University
(1014-Z1-1559)
9:00 a.m.
Super Size Me: An Optimization Problem.
Martha J. Shott* , Davidson College
(1014-Z1-1244)
9:15 a.m.
A Study on the Use of Multiple Forms of Technology in a Business Calculus Course.
Erick Brian Hofacker* , University of Wisconsin-River Falls
(1014-Z1-820)
9:30 a.m.
My experience in offering the Financial Mathematics course for undergraduates.
Qin Lu* , Lafayette College
(1014-Z1-121)
9:45 a.m.
Using Sudoku Number Puzzles to Practice Reasoning Skills in a Basic Mathematics Course.
Richard H Stout* , Gordon College, Wenham, MA
(1014-Z1-452)
10:00 a.m.
Using Colorings of Pascal's Triangle to Visualize Algebraic Concepts.
Cynthia J. Woodburn* , Pittsburg State University
(1014-Z1-317)
10:15 a.m.
Geometry of Quadrics.
Ion I Dinca* , University of Notre Dame
(1014-Z1-180)
10:30 a.m.
Teaching to Help Students Avoid the Misuse of the distributive Law in Algebra Class.
Shumei C. Richman* , Midlands Technical College
(1014-Z1-1258)
10:45 a.m.
Binary Quadratic Forms: A Historical View.
Azar N. Khosravani* , Columbia College Chicago
Mark B. Beintema , College of Lake County
(1014-Z1-502)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Mathematical Neuroscience: From Experiment to Theory, I
Organizers: Kresimir Josic , University of Houston josic@login.math.uh.edu
8:00 a.m.
The geometry of oscillator recruitment.
Jonathan E Rubin* , University of Pittsburgh
Amitabha Bose , NJIT
(1014-37-528)
8:25 a.m.
Subthreshold oscillatory activity and spiking in medial entorhinal cortex layer II stellate cells.
Horacio G. Rotstein* , Boston University
Tim Oppermann , Institute for Theoretical Biology, Humboldt University Berlin
John A. White , Department of Biomedical Engineering and Center for Biodynamics, Boston University
Nancy Kopell , Department of Mathematics and Center for Biodynamics, Boston University
(1014-92-704)
8:50 a.m.
Inferring Calcium Channel Distribution from Calcium Fluorescence Data.
Steven J. Cox* , CAAM, Rice University
Jane Hartsfield , CAAM, Rice University
(1014-92-549)
9:15 a.m.
Break.
9:45 a.m.
Ionic mechanisms of bursting in neostriatal cholinergic interneurons.
Charles J Wilson* , Dept. Biology, Univ. Texas at San Antonio
(1014-92-1232)
10:10 a.m.
Dynamic Clustering in a Model for an Insect's Antennal Lobe.
David Terman* , Ohio State University
Alla Borisyuk , University of Utah
Brian Smith , Arizona State University
Sungwoo Ahn , Ohio State University
Xueying Wang , Ohio State University
Jeong-sook Im , Ohio State University
(1014-92-685)
10:35 a.m.
Finite size effects in feedforward neural networks.
Brent Doiron* , New York Univeristy
Alex Reyes , New York Univeristy
John Rinzel , New York Univeristy
(1014-92-1362)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-10:53 a.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations and Applications to Flow in Porous Media
Organizers: Todd J. Arbogast , University of Texas at Austin arbogast@ices.utexas.edu
8:00 a.m.
Numerical simulation of coupled ground water/surface flow and transport.
Clint Dawson* , The University of Texas at Austin
(1014-65-1102)
8:25 a.m.
Control Volume Finite Element Methods and Their Applications to Multiphase Flows in Porous Media.
Zhangxin John Chen* , Southern Methodist University
(1014-65-466)
8:50 a.m.
A fully mass and volume conservating implementation of a characteristic method for transport problems.
Todd Arbogast , The University of Texas at Austin
Chieh-Sen Huang* , National Sun Yat-sen University
(1014-65-1345)
9:15 a.m.
Detecting and countering instability in operator splitting methods for reaction-diffusion equations.
Donald Estep* , Colorado State University
Travis King , Colorado State University
David Ropp , Sandia National Laboratories
John Shadid , Sandia National Laboratories
(1014-65-873)
9:40 a.m.
Computing The Effective Behavior of Stiff Oscillatory Dynamical Systems.
Bjorn Engquist , University of Texas at Austin
Richard Sharp , University of Texas at Austin
Richard Tsai* , University of Texas at Austin
(1014-65-798)
10:05 a.m.
Multiscale finite element methods for flows in heterogeneous porous media.
Y. R. Efendiev* , Texas A&M University
(1014-65-390)
10:30 a.m.
Mixed Variational Multiscale Modeling of Stochastic Porous Media.
Todd Arbogast* , The University of Texas at Austin
Kirsten J Boyd , Eureka College
Michael S Lubke , The University of Texas at Austin
James M Rath , The University of Texas at Austin
(1014-65-1649)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m. MAA-AMS Committee on Teaching Assistants and Part-Time Instructors Panel Discussion
Permanent use of temporary faculty: The status of nonladder faculty in departments of mathematics.
Organizers:
Judith L. Baxter , University of Illinois-Chicago
Kevin E. Charlwood , Washburn University
Natasha M. Speer , Michigan State University
Panelists:
Fred Peskoff , Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
Curtis D. Bennett , Loyola-Marymout University
Moderators:
Kevin E. Charlwood ,
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m. SIGMAA on Statistics Education Panel Discussion
Implications of the new ASA (GAISE) guidelines for teaching statistics.
Organizers:
Thomas L. Moore , Grinnell College
Christopher J. Lacke , Rowan University
Panelists:
Robin H. Lock , St. Lawrence University
Gary Kader , Appalachian State University
Mike Perry , Appalachian State University
Jessica Utts , University of California Davis
Moderators:
Carolyn K. Cuff , Westminster College
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:15 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Session on Combinatorics, I
8:15 a.m.
Angle sums on polytopal complexes.
Kristin A Camenga* , Cornell University
(1014-52-1409)
8:30 a.m.
A conjecture for the combinatorial structure of crystals for all Kirillov-Reshetikhin modules of type $D_n^{(1)}$.
Philip M Sternberg* , University of California, Davis
(1014-05-1665)
8:45 a.m.
Notes on the Villainy of a Graph.
Sarah H Holliday* , University of Tennessee at Martin
Sally A Clark , Birmingham-Southern College
John E Holliday , North Georgia College and State University
Peter D Johnson , Auburn University
Janet E Trimm , Auburn University
Robert R Rubalcaba , University of Alabama in Huntsville
Matthew P Walsh , Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
(1014-05-1403)
9:00 a.m.
Zero-Divisor Graphs of Commutative Rings: A Survey of Recent Results.
Joe A. Stickles, Jr.* , University of Evansville
(1014-13-758)
9:15 a.m.
A Matrix Theory Approach to the Genus of a Graph.
Jason J Molitierno* , Sacred Heart University
(1014-15-413)
9:30 a.m.
Some results on Multidecompositions with the Order 4 Graph-Pair.
Atif Abueida , University of Dayton
Sally Clark* , Birmingham-Southern College
David Leach , University of West Georgia
(1014-05-361)
9:45 a.m.
A New Class of Multiset Wilf Equivalent Pairs.
Vidya Venkateswaran* , Stanford University
(1014-05-373)
10:00 a.m.
On caps in $(\mathbb{Z}/n \mathbb{Z})^2$.
Jack W Huizenga* , University of Chicago
(1014-05-554)
10:15 a.m.
On the sizes of graphs embeddable in surfaces of nonnegative Euler characteristic and their applications to edge choosability.
Ko-Wei Lih* , Academia Sinica, Taipei
Wei-Fan Wang , Zhejiang Normal University
(1014-05-107)
10:45 a.m.
On Detectable Colorings of Graphs.
Henry Enriquez Escuadro* , Western Michigan University
(1014-05-596)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Division Algebras, Galois Theory, Cohomology and Geometry, I
Organizers: Kelly L. McKinnie , University of Texas at Austin klmckin@math.utexas.edu
David J. Saltman , University of Texas at Austin
8:30 a.m.
Division algebras of prime degree over function fields of surfaces.
Parimala Raman* , Emory University, Atlanta and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Manuel Ojanguren , EPFL, Lausanne
(1014-14-447)
9:00 a.m.
A geometric approach to period-index problems.
Max Lieblich* , Princeton University
(1014-14-1420)
9:30 a.m.
Orders of finite groups of matrices.
Martin W Lorenz* , Temple University
(1014-20-764)
10:00 a.m.
Division algebras with an anti-automorphism but with no involution.
Patrick Morandi* , New Mexico State University
B. A. Sethuraman , California State University, Northridge
Jean-Pierre Tignol , Université catholique de Louvain
(1014-16-231)
10:30 a.m.
On graded polynomial identities and algebras with a projective basis.
Eli Aljadeff , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Darrell E Haile* , Indiana University
Michael Natapov , Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
(1014-20-1486)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:30 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Committee on Graduate Students Presentation
Workshop on training T.A.s.
Organizers:
David C. Manderscheid , University of Iowa
Presenters:
Solomon Friedberg , Boston College
Maria S. Terrell , Cornell University
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:45 a.m.-10:40 a.m. MAA Session on Getting Students to Discuss and to Write about Mathematics, I
Organizers: Martha Ellen Murphy Waggoner , Simpson College waggoner@simpson.edu
Charlotte A. Knotts-Zides , Wofford College
Harrison W. Straley , Wheaton College
8:45 a.m.
A Classification of Secondary Mathematics Writing Tasks.
Kristin A Camenga* , Cornell University
(1014-H1-151)
9:00 a.m.
Writing about Mathematicians in General Education Courses.
Karl-Dieter Crisman* , Gordon College
(1014-H1-280)
9:15 a.m.
Research Experiences in Mathematics for Mathematics Educators.
Daniel Chazan , University of Maryland
Sarah Sword* , Education Development Center
(1014-H1-1595)
9:30 a.m.
Using weekly laboratory sessions to stimulate student discussion.
Charles F. Peltier* , Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN
(1014-H1-986)
9:45 a.m.
Returned Assignments: A Tool for Fostering Mathematical Communication and Connections.
Rapti Manohara de Silva* , California State University, Chico
(1014-H1-1199)
10:00 a.m.
Thinking Statistically in Writing: Journals and Discussion Boards in an Introductory Statistics Course.
Julie M Theoret* , Lyndon State College
Andrea Luna , Lyndon State College
(1014-H1-1529)
10:15 a.m.
Writing Assignments with No Grading Required.
Aprillya Lanz* , Clayton State University
(1014-H1-1647)
10:30 a.m.
Web Quests for Introductory Statistics Students.
Kimberly J Presser* , Shippensburg University
(1014-H1-1171)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#12: Part A
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins , University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian , University of Minnesota Duluth
Thursday January 12, 2006, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#1: Part A
Designing and evaluating assessments for introductory statistics.
Organizers:
Beth L. Chance , California Polytech State University
Robert C. Delmas , University of Minnesota
Allan J. Rossman , California Polytech State University
Thursday January 12, 2006, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#7: Part A
Geometry with history for teaching teachers.
Organizers:
David W. Henderson , Cornell University
Daina Taimina , Cornell University
Thursday January 12, 2006, 9:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Session on Complex Variables
9:00 a.m.
A modification of the Roper-Suffridge extension operator.
Jerry R. Muir, Jr.* , University of Scranton
(1014-32-694)
9:30 a.m.
General interpolation in spaces of analytic functions.
Daniel H. Luecking* , University of Arkansas
(1014-30-1631)
9:45 a.m.
Unexpected local extrema for the Sendov conjecture.
Michael J. Miller* , Le Moyne College
(1014-30-275)
10:00 a.m.
A general formula for a special class of holomorphic functions from a multiply connected domain to the right half plane.
Faisal Kaleem* , Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
(1014-30-727)
10:15 a.m.
Subordination results from a differential equation related to the de la Vall\'ee Poussin means.
Stacey Muir* , University of Scranton
(1014-30-1128)
10:30 a.m.
Riemann Surface Deformations.
J'Lee Wyatt Bumpus* , Texas Tech University
G. Brock Williams , Texas Tech University
(1014-30-1542)
10:45 a.m.
Higher Hyperbolic Derivatives In The Unit Disk.
Chelst N. Dov* , DeVry University - North Brunswick
(1014-30-1707)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 9:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Session on Number Theory, I
9:00 a.m.
The Periodic Character of the Rational Difference Equation $y_{n}=1+\frac{y_{n-k}}{y_{n-m}}$.
Kenneth S. Berenhaut , Wake Forest University
John D. Foley* , Wake Forest University
Stevo Stevi\'{c} , Mathematical Institute of Serbian Academy of Science
(1014-39-1706)
9:15 a.m.
Orthogonal Polynomials Arising from Generalized Trigonometric Identities.
James C. Griffin* , University of Central Florida
(1014-33-1156)
9:30 a.m.
A Trace Formula for Compact Quotients of SL(3,R) and Weyl's Law.
Lee Stemkoski* , Dartmouth College
(1014-11-330)
9:45 a.m.
Discrepancy of Fractions with Divisibility Constraints.
Andrew H. Ledoan* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Emre Alkan , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Marian V\'aj\'aitu , Romanian Academy, Simion Stoilow Institute of Mathematics
Alexandru Zaharescu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(1014-11-407)
10:00 a.m.
Sierpinski numbers with at least two prime divisors.
Michael Filaseta , University of South Carolina
Carrie E Finch* , University of South Carolina
Mark R Kozek , University of South Carolina
(1014-11-416)
10:15 a.m.
A summation formula for divisor functions associated to lattices.
Jennifer Beineke* , Western New England College
Daniel Bump , Stanford University
(1014-11-1581)
10:30 a.m.
Stable Reduction of $X_0(81)$.
Ken McMurdy* , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
(1014-11-1685)
10:45 a.m.
Proof of the Fermat's Last Theorem (originally submitted to AMS on 2-16-1991).
Andrew H Warren* , New York, NY
(1014-11-40)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 9:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Invited Paper Session on the Role of Online Technology Courses for Teachers of Preservice Mathematics Teachers
Organizers: Judy O'Neal , North Georgia College \& State University
Franklin D. Demana , The Ohio State University demanaf@math.ohio-state.edu
Thursday January 12, 2006, 9:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m. MAA CUPM and SIGMAA on Statistics Education Panel Discussion
Requiring statistics of every mathematics major: Model courses.
Organizers:
Thomas L. Moore , Grinnell College
Harriet S. Pollatsek , Mount Holyoke College
Panelists:
George Cobb , Mount Holyoke College
Robin Lock , St. Lawrence University
Deborah Nolan , University of California Berkeley
Allan Rossman , California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Thursday January 12, 2006, 9:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m. SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Special Presentation
The shapes of sacred space: The geometry of ancient Maya art and architecture.
Organizers:
Amy Shell-Gellasch , Grafenwoer, Germany
Presenters:
Edwin L. Barnhart , Maya Exploration Center
Christopher Powell , Maya Exploration Center
Thursday January 12, 2006, 9:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m. MAA Panel Discussion
National Science Foundation programs supporting learning and teaching in the mathematical sciences.
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
John S. Bradley , NSF Division of Elementary, Secondary, and Informal Education
Lloyd E. Douglas , NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences
Thursday January 12, 2006, 10:05 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Invited Address
Riemann-Roch for determinantal gerbes and infinite-dimensional bundles.
Mikhail Kapranov* , Yale University
(1014-14-18)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 11:10 a.m.-12:00 p.m. AMS-MAA Invited Address
Graph limits and graph homomorphisms.
L\'aszlo Lov\'asz* , Microsoft Research
(1014-05-68)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 12:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Exhibits and Book Sales
Thursday January 12, 2006, 12:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Math on the Web, I
Thursday January 12, 2006, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
Entangled radicals, Part I.
Hendrik W. Lenstra Jr.* , Universiteit Leiden
(1014-12-13)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-3:05 p.m. MAA Invited Address
Preference Sets, Graphs, and Voting in Agreeable Societies.
Francis Edward Su* , Harvey Mudd College
(1014-A0-08)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS-MAA-MER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II
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
2:15 p.m.
The search for common ground in K--12 mathematics education.
R. James Milgram* , Stanford University
(1014-97-1471)
2:45 p.m.
Math War Veteran Tells All.
Jeremy Kilpatrick* , University of Georgia
(1014-97-1387)
3:15 p.m.
Reaching Common Ground: Issues in Teachers' Mathematical Education and Professional Development.
Joan Ferrini-Mundy* , Michigan State University
(1014-97-1427)
3:45 p.m.
Disagreeing about Common Ground.
Andrew M. Gleason* , Harvard University
(1014-97-1613)
4:15 p.m.
Standards and the National Math View.
Johnny W Lott* , University of Montana
(1014-97-290)
4:45 p.m.
Results from a Capstone Course for Future High School Mathematics Teachers, jointly taught by a Mathematician and a Mathematics Educator.
Richard O. Hill* , Michigan State University
Sharon L. Senk , Michigan State University
(1014-97-1086)
5:15 p.m.
Lessons learned from our long-term discrete collaboration in the mathematical preparation of teachers.
Valerie A. DeBellis* , Shodor Education Foundation
Joseph G. Rosenstein , Rutgers University
(1014-97-959)
5:45 p.m.
The rush to calculus and the rush to algebra.
Joseph G. Rosenstein* , Rutgers University
(1014-97-1174)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-4:05 p.m. AMS-MAA Special Session on Ancient and Nonwestern Mathematics, I
Organizers: Duncan J. Melville , St. Lawrence University dmelville@stlawu.edu
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Contemporary Dynamical Systems, I
Organizers: Dmitry Zenkov , North Carolina State University dvzenkov@unity.ncsu.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
2:15 p.m.
Dynamics in Small Networks of Identical Coupled Systems.
Martin Golubitsky* , University of Houston
Maria C.A. Leite , Purdue University
(1014-34-344)
2:45 p.m.
Limit laws for chaotic dynamical systems.
Ian Melbourne , University of Surrey
Matthew Nicol* , University of Houston
(1014-37-517)
3:15 p.m.
Dirac Structures, Variational Principles, and Implicit Lagrangian Systems.
Hiroaki Yoshimura* , Mechanical Engineering, Waseda University
Jerrold E. Marsden , Control and Dynamical Systems, Caltech
(1014-70-1719)
3:45 p.m.
A Dynamical Systems Study of Bose-Einstein Condensates in Optical Lattice and Superlattice Potentials.
Mason A Porter* , California Institute of Technology
(1014-37-237)
4:15 p.m.
Geometric Rigidity for Automorphisms of Groups.
Alex Clark* , University of North Texas
R. J. Fokkink , T. U. Delft
(1014-37-1394)
4:45 p.m.
Examples of outer billiards with periodic dynamics.
Filiz Dogru* , Grand Valley State University
(1014-37-953)
5:15 p.m.
Closed Relations and Equivalence Classes of Quasicontinuous Functions.
Annalisa Crannell , Franklin & Marshall College
Marc Frantz , Indiana University, Bloomington
Michelle LeMasurier* , Hamilton College
(1014-54-1084)
5:45 p.m.
Mixing and embedding properties of tiling spaces.
Brian F Martensen* , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
(1014-37-1676)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on Mahler Measure and Heights, II
Organizers: Michael J. Mossinghoff , Davidson College mimossinghoff@davidson.edu
Jeffrey D. Vaaler , University of Texas at Austin
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on Division Algebras, Galois Theory, Cohomology and Geometry, II
Organizers: Kelly L. McKinnie , University of Texas at Austin klmckin@math.utexas.edu
David J. Saltman , University of Texas at Austin
2:15 p.m.
Projective Schur Groups over Henselian Fields.
Eli Aljadeff , Technion--Israel Institute of Technology
Jack Sonn , Technion--Israel Institute of Technology
A. R. Wadsworth* , University of California, San Diego
(1014-16-703)
2:45 p.m.
Relative Brauer Groups of Function Fields of Binary Cubic Forms.
Ilseop Han* , California State University, San Bernardino
Darrell Haile , Indiana University, Bloomington
Adrian R Wadsworth , University of California, San Diego
(1014-16-1344)
3:15 p.m.
Kneser-Tits Conjecture and outer forms of $E_6$.
Skip Garibaldi* , Emory University
(1014-20-1076)
3:45 p.m.
Indecomposable $p$-algebras.
Kelly L. McKinnie* , University of Texas at Austin
(1014-16-1302)
4:15 p.m.
Valuations on Tensor Powers of a Division Algebra.
Patrick J. Morandi , New Mexico State University
B. A. Sethuraman* , California State University Northridge
(1014-16-259)
4:45 p.m.
The Unramified Witt Group of Curves in Characteristic Two.
Bill Jacob* , University of California, Santa Barbara
Roberto Aravire , Universidad Arturo Prat, Iquique, Chile
(1014-12-389)
5:15 p.m.
Discussion
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on Dynamic Equations with Applications, I
Organizers: Allan C. Peterson , University of Nebraska apeterso@math.unl.edu
Martin J. Bohner , University of Missouri-Rolla
2:15 p.m.
Asymptotic Equivalence of Dynamic Systems.
Billur Kaymakcalan* , Georgia Southern University
Agacik Zafer , Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
(1014-34-1187)
2:45 p.m.
On the distinctions between ``continuous'' boundary value problems and ``discrete'' boundary value problems.
Christopher C Tisdell* , The University of New South Wales
(1014-34-495)
3:15 p.m.
Integral Comparison Theorems.
Lynn H. Erbe* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln 68588-0130
(1014-39-1105)
3:45 p.m.
Diffusion Equations on Basic Linear Grids.
Andreas Ludwig Ruffing , Munich University of Technology
Maria Meiler* , Munich University of Technology
(1014-39-1046)
4:15 p.m.
Discretization Scheme In Volterra Integro-differential Equations That Preserves Stability and Boundedness.
Eric R Kaufmann , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Youssef N Raffoul* , University of Dayton
(1014-45-1079)
4:45 p.m.
Error Estimates of Asymptotic Solutions of Second Order Dynamic Equations on Time Scale.
Gro Hovhannisyan* , Kent State University, Stark Campus
(1014-34-150)
5:15 p.m.
A Two Dimensional Dynamical System Underlying Cardiac Arrhythmias.
Irina Popovici* , US Naval Academy
B. M. Baker , US Naval Academy
M. Kidwell , US Naval Academy
(1014-37-334)
5:45 p.m.
Global Attractivity in Dynamic Equations on Time Scales with delays.
Seshadev Padhi* , Mississippi State University
(1014-39-188)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on Commutative Rings and Monoids, II
Organizers: Scott T. Chapman , Trinity University schapman@trinity.edu
James B. Coykendall , North Dakota State University
2:15 p.m.
A generalization to Dedekind domains of an Erd\"os inequality connected to $n!$.
Jean-Luc Chabert* , Universit\'e de Picardie, France
(1014-13-522)
2:45 p.m.
Direct-sum relations among modules over a one-dimensional local ring.
Alberto Facchini , University of Padua
Wolfgang Hassler , University of Graz
Lee Klingler , Florida Atlantic University
Roger Wiegand* , University of Nebraska
(1014-13-671)
3:15 p.m.
Gaussian Properties of Total Rings of Quotients.
Sarah Glaz* , University of Connecticut
(1014-13-1013)
3:45 p.m.
Irreducible Divisor Graphs.
Jack L Maney* , The University of South Dakota
Jim B. Coykendall , North Dakota State University
(1014-13-358)
4:15 p.m.
Transfer of Krull dimension, lying-over and going-down to the fixed ring.
David E. Dobbs* , University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Jay Shapiro , George Mason University
(1014-13-607)
4:45 p.m.
Anderson-Mott commutative rings: $\phi$-commutative rings with a finite number of nonnil irreducible elements.
Ayman R. Badawi* , American University of Sharjah, U..A.E
(1014-13-475)
5:15 p.m.
Constructing chains of primes in power series rings.
Alan Loper , The Ohio State University
Thomas G. Lucas* , Uinversity of North Carolina Charlotte
(1014-13-949)
5:45 p.m.
Non-Noetherian Cohen-Macaulay Rings.
Tracy Dawn Hamilton* , California State University Sacramento
Thomas Marley , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1014-13-364)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-5:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on Topological Spaces Associated with C(X), II
Organizers: Chawne M. Kimber , Lafayette College kimberc@lafayette.edu
Warren Wm. McGovern , Bowling Green State University
2:15 p.m.
Network character and tightness of the compact-open topology.
Anthony W. Hager* , Wesleyan University
Richard N. Ball , University of Denver
(1014-54-301)
2:45 p.m.
An algebraic characterization of pointwise convergence in $C(X)$.
Richard N. Ball* , University of Denver
Anthony W. Hager , Wesleyan University
(1014-06-1360)
3:15 p.m.
Conditional Completeness of $C(X,{\mathbb R}_\tau)$ Where ${\mathbb R}_\tau$ is a Weak $P$-Space.
Michelle L Knox* , Midwestern State University
(1014-06-311)
3:45 p.m.
Extremal Pseudocompact Abelian Groups Are Compact Metrizable.
W. W. Comfort* , Wesleyan University
Jan van Mill , Vrije Universiteit
(1014-22-958)
4:15 p.m.
The regular topology on $C(X)$, I.
Warren Wm. McGovern* , Bowling Green State University
Wolf Iberkleid , La Universidad de La Paz
Ramiro Lafuente-Rodriguez , La Universidad de La Paz
(1014-54-816)
4:45 p.m.
The regular topology on $C(X)$, II.
Wolf Iberkleid* , Universidad Mayor de San Andres
Ramiro Lafuente-Rodriguez , Universidad Mayor de San Andres
Warren Wm. Mcgovern , Bowling Green State University
(1014-54-722)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-5:35 p.m. AMS Special Session on Value Distribution in Classical and p-adic Functions Theory, II
Organizers: Alain Escassut , University Blaise Pascal Alain.Escassut@math.univ-bpclermont.fr
Chung-Chun Yang , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Ilpo Laine , University of Joensuu
2:15 p.m.
Dirac operators and automorphic forms for some conformally flat manifolds.
John Ryan* , University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
R. S. Krausshar , Gent University
(1014-58-869)
2:45 p.m.
Eigenvalues of non-self-adjoint Schr\"odinger operators with polynomial potentials.
Kwang C. Shin* , University of Missouri-Columbia
(1014-34-824)
3:15 p.m.
On Borel Exceptional Values for Meromorphic Functions in the Unit Disk.
L. R. Sons* , Northern Illinois University
(1014-30-672)
4:15 p.m.
A Second Main Theorem on Generalized Parabolic Manifolds.
Pit-Mann Wong* , University of Notre Dame
(1014-32-1176)
4:45 p.m.
Rational Solutions of Algebraic Differential Equations.
Yujie Ma* , KLMM, Academy of Mathematics and System Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(1014-30-598)
5:15 p.m.
Scahtten P -Classes in Padic Hilbert spaces.
Sudeshna Basu* , Moragan State University
(1014-46-168)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on Syzygies in Commutative Algebra and Geometry, II
Organizers: Irena Peeva , Cornell University ivp1@cornell.edu
Sorin E. Popescu , SUNY at Stony Brook
Gregory G. Smith , Queen's University
2:15 p.m.
Efficient toroidalization of morphisms.
Steven D Cutkosky* , University of MIssouri
(1014-14-1447)
2:45 p.m.
Some Ideals with Large Projective Dimension.
Manoj Kummini* , University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Giulio Caviglia , University of California, Berkeley, CA
(1014-13-617)
3:15 p.m.
Finite free complexes with homology of finite length.
Luchezar L. Avramov* , University of Nebraska -- Lincoln
Ragnar-Olaf Buchweitz , University of Toronto
Srikanth Iyengar , University of Nebraska
Claudia Miller , Syracuse University
(1014-13-1393)
3:45 p.m.
On the minimal free resolutions of a class of monomial ideals.
Alexandre B. Tchernev* , University at Albany, SUNY
(1014-13-520)
4:15 p.m.
Tropical Convexity via Cellular Resolutions.
Florian Block , TU München
Josephine Yu* , UC Berkeley
(1014-13-444)
4:45 p.m.
Some componentwise linear monomial ideals.
Christopher A. Francisco* , University of Missouri
Adam Van Tuyl , Lakehead University
(1014-13-368)
5:15 p.m.
Bounding Frobenius powers uniformly.
Craig Huneke* , University of Kansas
M. Katzman. R. Sharp, Y. Yao , Univ. of Sheffield, Univ. of Michigan
(1014-13-564)
5:45 p.m.
Discussion
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-5:35 p.m. AMS Special Session on Extension of Functions, II
Organizers: Alvario Arias , University of Denver aarias@du.edu
Charles L. Fefferman , Princeton University
Edward W. Odell , University of Texas Austin
Thomas Slumprecht , Texas A\&M University
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#13: Part A
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers.
Organizers:
Ralph P. Grimaldi , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#2: Part A
Java applets in teaching mathematics.
Organizers:
Joe Yanik , Emporia State University
Michael E. Mays , West Virginia University
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#8: Part A
Mathematical and statistical modeling in biology: Competitive exclusion, coexistence, estimation, and control.
Organizers:
Azmy S. Ackleh , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
H. Thomas Banks , North Carolina State University
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-5:40 p.m. AMS Session on Probability and Stochastic Processes
2:15 p.m.
Extinction of Generalized Branching Annihilating Random Walks.
Ryan S. Gantner* , University of Minnesota
(1014-60-524)
2:30 p.m.
Birth-Death Processes with Polynomial Transition Rates.
Robert L. Bewernick , University of California, Los Angeles
Jeremy D. Dewar* , Loyola Marymount University
Eunice Gray , Sam Houston State University
Nancy Y. Rodriguez , Loyola Marymount University
Randall J Swift , California State Polytechnic University Pomona
(1014-60-587)
2:45 p.m.
Busy Period of a Delayed Service M/M/c Queueing System.
Aliakbar Montazer Haghighi* , Prairie View A&M University
Dimitar P Mishev , Prairie View A&M University
(1014-60-181)
3:00 p.m.
Random, Finite Subsets with Exponential Distributions.
Kyle T Siegrist* , University of Alabama in Huntsville
(1014-60-1444)
3:15 p.m.
Simple formulas for conditional function space integrals and applications.
Seung Jun Chang , Dankook University
Jae Gil Choi , Dankook University
David L. Skoug* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1014-60-686)
3:30 p.m.
The Mean-Field Blume-Emery-Griffiths Model with Varying Parameters.
Peter T. Otto* , Union College
Marius Costeniuc , Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Richard S. Ellis , University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(1014-60-688)
3:45 p.m.
Tail behavior of negatively associated heavy tailed sums.
Jaap L. Geluk* , The Petroleum Institute
Kai W. Ng , University of Hong Kong
(1014-60-838)
4:00 p.m.
Sums of Point Processes and Attribute-Based Thinnings Leading to an Unusual Poisson Process.
Matthew O. Jones* , Austin Peay State University
Richard F. Serfozo , Georgia Institute of Technology
(1014-60-1004)
4:15 p.m.
Optimal buy/sell rules for correlated random walks.
Michael G Monticino* , University of North Texas
Pieter Allaart , University of North Texas
(1014-60-1147)
4:30 p.m.
The "Taylor" Map on a Hilbert Space of Holomorphic Functions on the Path Space of a Complex Simply Connected Lie Group.
Matthew S Cecil* , UCSD
(1014-60-1283)
4:45 p.m.
Minimal Axiom Sets for Poisson Processes.
Donald P. Minassian* , Butler University; Indianapolis, IN 46208
(1014-60-457)
5:00 p.m.
Toward a Classification of Infinite Discrete Probability Measures.
H. Radjavi , University of Waterloo
Chelluri C.A. Sastri* , Dalhousie University
(1014-60-1550)
5:15 p.m.
Uniqueness for Martingale Problem Associated with Pure Jump Processes.
Huili Tang* , University of Connecticut
(1014-60-1704)
5:30 p.m.
Ruin Probabilities on Two Finite State, Birth-Death Chains Connected in Parallel.
Alan Krinik* , California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Chau Nguyen , California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1014-60-1746)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS Session on Combinatorics, II
2:15 p.m.
$2$-Regular Leaves of Partial $8$-cycle Systems.
D. J. Ashe* , University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
C. D. Leach , University of West Georgia
C. A. Rodger , Auburn University
(1014-05-602)
2:30 p.m.
Ihara zeta functions of irregular graphs and the deletion of edges.
Matthew D. Horton* , University of California, San Diego
(1014-05-681)
2:45 p.m.
Shellability properties on planar graded posets.
I. V. Cane* , Wesleyan University
(1014-06-1452)
3:00 p.m.
Generating functions for the alternative multi-restricted numbers.
Ji Young Choi* , Shippensburg University of PA
(1014-05-781)
3:15 p.m.
On the Degree of Regularity for the Equation $x_1 + x_2 + \cdots + x_n - ay = 0$.
Ronald J. Clark* , UCLA
(1014-05-790)
3:30 p.m.
Probe interval orders.
David E Brown , Utah State University
Larry J Langley* , University of the Pacific
(1014-05-822)
3:45 p.m.
Survey on $(96,20,4)$ difference sets.
Omar A. AbuGhneim* , Central Michigan University
Ken W. Smith , Central Michigan University
(1014-05-832)
4:00 p.m.
Permutation Reconstruction.
Rebecca N Smith* , SUNY Brockport
(1014-05-849)
4:15 p.m.
Largest Circuit Pairs in Matroids.
Manoel Lemos , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Talmage J Reid , University of Mississippi
Bryan Williams* , University of Mississippi
Haidong Wu , University of Mississippi
(1014-05-878)
4:30 p.m.
A combinatorial model of the associated Hermite polynomials.
Dan Drake* , University of Minnesota
(1014-05-910)
4:45 p.m.
Clones in minors of matroids.
Joseph E Bonin , The George Washington University
Carla D Cotwright* , The University of Mississippi
Talmage J Reid , The University of Mississippi
Jakayla Robbins , The University of Montana
(1014-05-929)
5:00 p.m.
Minimally 3-connected Binary Matroids.
Joe Anderson* , The University of Mississippi
Haidong Wu , The University of Mississippi
(1014-05-954)
5:15 p.m.
Some plethysm results related to Foulkes's conjecture.
Steven W. Sivek* , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1014-05-1031)
5:30 p.m.
Isosceles colorings of triangulations and their geometrical realizations.
Joseph Malkevitch* , York College (CUNY)
(1014-05-1064)
5:45 p.m.
Holey Knight's Tours.
Darren A. Narayan* , Rochester Institute of Technology
Shelley K. Speiss , Rochester Institute of Technology
(1014-05-1065)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS Session on Number Theory, II
2:15 p.m.
Additive Theorems and Davenport Constant over Finite Groups.
Chuang Peng* , Morehouse College
(1014-11-527)
2:30 p.m.
Factoring Generalized Repunits.
John H. Jaroma* , Austin College
(1014-11-600)
2:45 p.m.
Sequences of Reducible $\left\{0,1\right\}$--Polynomials over ${\mathbb F}_p$.
Judith Canner , North Carolina State University
Lenny Jones , Shippensburg University
Joseph Purdom* , Shippensburg University
(1014-11-1468)
3:00 p.m.
On the Galois group of the 2-class tower of a quadratic field.
Aliza A. Steurer* , University of Maryland
(1014-11-928)
3:15 p.m.
Bounds on a Remainder Term Associated with the Number of Base $q$ Digits $\ge d$ Function.
Curtis Cooper* , Central Missouri State University
(1014-11-987)
3:30 p.m.
A relative trace formula in the local setting.
Brooke G. Feigon* , UCLA
(1014-11-1034)
3:45 p.m.
Zeroes of Zeta Functions of Irregular Graphs.
Audrey A. Terras* , U.C.S.D.
(1014-11-1038)
4:00 p.m.
Homogeneous additive equations in finite fields.
Michael P. Knapp* , Loyola College
(1014-11-1094)
4:15 p.m.
Algebraic Integers on the Unit Circle.
Ryan C. Daileda* , Dartmouth College
(1014-11-1145)
4:30 p.m.
Quadratic twists of an elliptic curve with small Selmer rank.
Sungkon Chang* , Armstrong Atlantic State University
(1014-11-1206)
4:45 p.m.
A New Generalization of the Woods-Robbins Infinite Product to Base B.
Jonathan Sondow* , New York, NY
(1014-11-1281)
5:00 p.m.
Local Coefficient Matrices and Shimura's Correspondence.
Mark Budden* , Armstrong Atlantic State University
(1014-11-1287)
5:15 p.m.
Local corrections of discriminant bounds and $S_n$-extensions of quadratic base fields.
Sharon Brueggeman* , University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Darrin Doud , Brigham Young University
(1014-11-1460)
5:30 p.m.
Message Encoding on Elliptic Curves over Characteristic 2 in Deterministic Polynomial Time.
Andrew R Shallue* , University of Wisconsin-Madison
(1014-11-1461)
5:45 p.m.
Polynomial Sequences Generated by Fibonacci \& Lucas Numbers.
Donald D Mills* , Southern Illinois University
(1014-11-670)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-4:10 p.m. MAA Session on Professional Development Programs for K--12 Teachers, II
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
2:15 p.m.
A Lesson Study Program for Middle and High School Teachers.
Thomas W Judson* , Harvard University
(1014-D1-1015)
2:35 p.m.
A Master of Arts Program for High School and Middle School Teachers.
Joseph R Fiedler* , CSU Bakersfield
(1014-D1-318)
2:55 p.m.
Integrated Math, Physical Science, and Technology Professional Development Program for 7-11 Grade Teachers.
Becky Krakowski* , University of Dayton
(1014-D1-396)
3:15 p.m.
Empowering K-12 Teachers to Use Technology Wisely.
Jerry Dwyer , Texas Tech University
Gary Harris , Texas Tech University
Tara Stevens , Texas Tech University
G. Brock Williams* , Texas Tech University
(1014-D1-640)
3:35 p.m.
A Mathematics Partnership with ESL Teachers: The Second Year.
Mary K. Porter* , Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame
Colleen M. Hoover , Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame
(1014-D1-1160)
3:55 p.m.
Fostering Mathematical Research by Teachers.
S. Rosenberg* , Boston University
M. Spillane , Watertown HS, Watertown, MA
D. Wulf , Watertown HS, Watertown, MA
(1014-D1-1493)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m. MAA Session on Number-Theoretic Applications
Organizers: Thomas Koshy , Framingham State College tkoshy@frc.mass.edu
Thomas Moore , Bridgewater State College
2:15 p.m.
Number Theory, Polynomials, and the Advanced Encryption Standard.
Joshua Holden* , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
(1014-E1-859)
2:35 p.m.
Number Theoretic Applications to Group Generated Cellular Automata.
Mike Bardzell* , Salisbury University
Tyler Evans , Humboldt State University
(1014-E1-1185)
2:55 p.m.
Applications of Number Theory in Computer Science Curriculum.
Yana Kortsarts* , Widener University, Computer Science Department
(1014-E1-383)
3:15 p.m.
A Number Theory Application to Origami.
Tamara B Veenstra* , University of Redlands
(1014-E1-185)
3:35 p.m.
Non-Cantorian Cardinal Numbers.
H. Vic Dannon* , California
(1014-E1-583)
3:55 p.m.
New results on Jacobsthal and Fibonacci polynomials.
Mohammad Salmassi* , Framingham State College
Thomas Koshy , Framingham State College
(1014-E1-1257)
4:15 p.m.
Tribinomials, Catalan Numbers, and Mersenne Numbers.
Thomas Koshy* , Framingham State College
(1014-E1-1756)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m. MAA Session on Teaching Mathematics Courses Online
Organizers: Kate McGivney , Shippensburg University kgmcgi@ship.edu
Cheryl L. Olsen , Shippensburg University
2:15 p.m.
An Online College Algebra Course.
Linda E. Sundbye* , Metropolitan State College of Denver
(1014-F1-1597)
2:35 p.m.
"Snap, Pop, Crackle": Calculus Online.
Denise LeGrand* , University or Arkansas at Little Rock
(1014-F1-901)
2:55 p.m.
Suggestions for Some Tough Online Issues.
Karl J Havlak* , Angelo State University
(1014-F1-401)
3:15 p.m.
The Efficacy of Online Mathematics Courses: How Well Are Students Learning Mathematics In Online Course Environments.
John T Smith* , Hawaii Pacific University
(1014-F1-384)
3:40 p.m.
Engaging Students in On-Line Course Learning.
Robert N Andersen* , University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Simei Tong , University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
(1014-F1-253)
4:00 p.m.
Break.
4:20 p.m.
A Mathematica and XML-based Content Management System for the Delivery of Online Mathematics Courses.
Kyehong Kang* , Lamar University
(1014-F1-1726)
4:40 p.m.
The Tale of Two Online Courses in Elementary Mathematics.
Thomas M Zachariah* , Loyola Marymount University
Curtis Bennett , Loyola Marymount University
(1014-F1-1112)
5:00 p.m.
Statistics: Meet Me Online.
Sarah L Mabrouk* , Framingham State College
(1014-F1-1731)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-5:50 p.m. MAA Session on Teaching and Assessing Modeling and Problem Solving
Organizers: Michael Huber , U.S. Military Academy michael.huber@usma.edu
Alex J. Heidenberg , U.S. Military Academy
2:15 p.m.
Assessing Student Problem Solving Abilities Using Complex Projects.
Geoffrey D Kuhlmann* , United States Military Academy
Frank Wattenberg , United States Military Academy
Joseph Lindquist , United States Military Academy
John Jackson , United States Military Academy
(1014-G1-1430)
2:35 p.m.
Beginning with a 21st Century View: Mathematical Modeling and Problem Solving Courses with Interdisciplinary Applications in College Algebra.
William P. Fox* , Francis Marion University
Richard D West , Francis Marion University
(1014-G1-621)
2:55 p.m.
Assessing Success in a Modeling Course.
Stuart Boersma* , Central Washington University
(1014-G1-609)
3:15 p.m.
Selecting Problems for Use in Problem-Solving Courses for Pre-Service Teachers.
Kathleen D. Lopez* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1014-G1-1681)
3:35 p.m.
A problem solving class for math majors.
Maria S Nogin* , California State University, Fresno
(1014-G1-1645)
3:55 p.m.
Assessing Critical Thinking Skills While Improving Student Confidence in a Pre-Calculus College Course.
Heather Stevenson* , United States Military Academy
Gerald Kobylski , United States Military Academy
(1014-G1-1455)
4:15 p.m.
Using the Math Forum to teach an Elementary Problem Solving Course for Pre-Service Teachers.
Klay Kruczek* , Western Oregon University
(1014-G1-942)
4:35 p.m.
A Problem Solving Course for Seniors and Juniors.
Thomas W Mattman* , California State University, Chico
(1014-G1-1619)
4:55 p.m.
Teaching Calculus Based Probability and Statistics with Technology.
Andrew G Glen* , United States Military Academy
(1014-G1-1751)
5:15 p.m.
A new framework for grading open-ended problem solutions.
Kris Green* , St. John Fisher College
Allen Emerson , St. John Fisher College
(1014-G1-1546)
5:35 p.m.
Modeling Problems and Remodeling Attitudes.
Michael Huber* , US Military Academy
Alex Heidenberg , US Military Academy
Richard Brown , US Military Academy
Gabriel Costa , US Military Academy
Jason Miseli , US Military Academy
(1014-G1-749)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-5:55 p.m. MAA Session on Getting Students to Discuss and to Write about Mathematics, II
Organizers: Martha Ellen Murphy Waggoner , Simpson College waggoner@simpson.edu
Charlotte A. Knotts-Zides , Wofford College
Harrison W. Straley , Wheaton College
2:15 p.m.
Mathematics Seminar at Central College.
Russell E Goodman* , Central College
(1014-H1-509)
2:30 p.m.
The senior project as a method of teaching writing and oral presentation.
Albert W Schueller* , Whitman College
(1014-H1-1476)
2:45 p.m.
Teaching Mathematical Writing Electronically.
Carl Spitznagel* , John Carroll University
(1014-H1-353)
3:00 p.m.
Using Peer Review to Improve Students' Proof Writing.
Teresa D Magnus* , Rivier College
(1014-H1-205)
3:15 p.m.
Using Peer Review to Improve Students' Mathematical Writing.
Penelope H Dunham* , Muhlenberg College
(1014-H1-487)
3:30 p.m.
What Makes a Given Proof the Best Proof?
Linda McGuire* , Muhlenberg College
(1014-H1-906)
3:45 p.m.
Mathematics Career Simulations.
Robb Sinn* , North Georgia College & State University
(1014-H1-299)
4:00 p.m.
From "...without words" to "only with words"-an experience with proofs.
Greisy Winicki -Landman* , Cal Poly Pomona, California
(1014-H1-96)
4:15 p.m.
The Use of Client Driven Projects for Discussing and Writing in Linked Mathematics and Computer Technology Courses.
Morteza Shafii-Mousavi , Indiana University South Bend
Paul Kochanowski* , Indiana University South Bend
(1014-H1-101)
4:30 p.m.
Dynamical Systems Modules Facilitating Student Driven Discussion and Projects, Part I.
Aimee Johnson , Swarthmore College
Kathleen Madden* , Drew University
Ayse Sahin , DePaul University
(1014-H1-55)
4:45 p.m.
Dynamical Systems Modules Facilitating Student Driven Discussion and Projects, Part 2.
Aimee Johnson* , Swarthmore College
Kathleen Madden , Drew University
Ayse Sahin , DePaul University
(1014-H1-56)
5:00 p.m.
Students Write Mathematics - Instructors Do Not Need To Grade.
Mary Kay Abbey* , Montgomery College, MD
(1014-H1-532)
5:15 p.m.
Pass it On.
Andrew J. Miller* , Belmont University
(1014-H1-418)
5:30 p.m.
Experimental Mathematics and Writing: Motivating First Year Students.
David A. Brown* , Ithaca College
(1014-H1-369)
5:45 p.m.
Transforming Math Into Words And Attitudes Into Delight.
Deborah Lynn Gochenaur* , Elizabethtown College
(1014-H1-1307)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-5:40 p.m. MAA General Contributed Paper Session, II
Organizers: Stephen L. Davis , Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Eric S. Marland , Appalachian State University
Chairs: Shawnee L. McMurran , California State University San Bernadino
Jeff L. Hirst , Appalachian State University
2:15 p.m.
Is there a "real" problem with your mathematical software?
Richard J Marchand* , Slippery Rock University
Timothy J McDevitt , Elizabethtown College
(1014-Z1-478)
2:30 p.m.
Using Alice Software in Middle Schools.
Agata Dean* , Colorado School of Mines
Barbara Moskal , Colorado School of Mines
Steven Cooper , St. Joseph's University
Wanda Dann , Ithaca College
(1014-Z1-1356)
2:45 p.m.
Hand-Held Technology in Mathematics Teacher Preparation Courses.
Mary Ann Connors* , Westfield State College
(1014-Z1-843)
3:00 p.m.
Developing Pedagogical Content Knowledge Through Lesson Study: A Capstone Experience for In-service Teachers in Mathematics and Science.
Diane Barrett* , St. John Fisher College
(1014-Z1-1144)
3:15 p.m.
Models for middle school gifted students in mathematics, chemistry and engineering summer camp activities.
Faiz B. Al-Rubaee* , Universsity of North Florida
(1014-Z1-356)
3:30 p.m.
Korean K-12 Mathematics Education System: What Can We Learn for the Undergraduate Mathematical Preparation of Teachers in the United States?
Ward E Canfield* , National-Louis University
(1014-Z1-1566)
3:45 p.m.
Preparing K - 12 Mathematics Teachers.
Kenneth J. Bernard* , Virginia State University
(1014-Z1-938)
4:00 p.m.
College Math in High School: Why Not?
Jerry F Dwyer* , Texas Tech University
Leah Chenault , Texas Tech University
Billy Duke , Texas Tech University
(1014-Z1-969)
4:15 p.m.
Three interesting Calculus Problems.
Heakyung Lee* , Winthrop University
(1014-Z1-817)
4:30 p.m.
On the length and area of the unit disc in normed planes.
Zokhrab Mustafaev* , Ithaca College
(1014-Z1-315)
4:45 p.m.
Finite Groups with Cyclic Autocommutator Subgroups.
Marian Deaconescu , Kuwait University
Gary L Walls* , West texas A&M University
(1014-Z1-362)
5:00 p.m.
Using Euclidean Area Formulas to Find Genral Sequence Rules.
Mohammed A. Hamid* , Temple University
(1014-Z1-825)
5:15 p.m.
Animated Examples of Curl.
Michael Rogers* , Oxford College of Emory University
(1014-Z1-678)
5:30 p.m.
Clarifying the parallels between single-variable and multivariate calculus: Creating a more cohesive curriculum.
Robert A. Peacock* , Young Harris College
(1014-Z1-1729)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Geometric Representations of Graphs
Organizers: Alice M. Dean , Skidmore College adean@skidmore.edu
Ellen Gethner , University of Colorado at Denver
Joshua D. Laison , Colorado College
2:15 p.m.
On Visibility Representations of Graphs.
Sue Whitesides* , McGill University
(1014-05-1042)
2:40 p.m.
Bar $k$-Visibility Graphs.
Alice M Dean , Skidmore College
William Evans , University of British Columbia
Ellen Gethner , University of Colorado at Denver
Joshua D Laison* , Colorado College
Mohammad A Safari , University of British Columbia
William T Trotter , Georgia Institute of Technology
(1014-05-1474)
3:05 p.m.
Further results on bar $k$-visibility graphs.
Stephen G. Hartke* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Jennifer Vandenbussche , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Paul Wenger , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(1014-05-1371)
3:30 p.m.
Locally Planar Graphs.
Michael O. Albertson* , Smith College
(1014-05-631)
3:55 p.m.
Connecting the isometric embedding dimension and the determining number of a graph.
Debra Boutin* , Hamilton College
(1014-05-827)
4:20 p.m.
Highly Modulo linked Graphs.
Guantao Chen* , Georgia State University
Zhiquan Hu , Huazhong Normal University
(1014-05-1367)
4:45 p.m.
A Force-Directed Graph Drawing Approach for Computer Chip Layout.
Greta Pangborn* , Saint Michael's College
Joanna Ellis-Monaghan , Saint Michael's College
Paul Gutwin , Cadence Design Systems
Jamey Lewis , Saint Michael's College
(1014-68-1229)
5:10 p.m.
Thickness-Two Graphs: New Approaches and Generalizations.
Debra L. Boutin , Hamilton College
Priyadarshini Das , University of Colorado at Denver
Ellen Gethner* , University of Colorado at Denver
(1014-05-1108)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-5:10 p.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Education: Preparing Mathematics Students for Interdisciplinary Research
Organizers: William L. Briggs , University of Colorado at Denver wbriggs@math.cudenver.edu
2:15 p.m.
Computational Science Education and Research for Undergraduate Biology Majors.
Angela B. Shiflet* , Wofford College
(1014-97-1168)
2:45 p.m.
Collaborative Research with Math and Biology Majors.
Suzanne Lenhart* , University of Tennessee
(1014-92-1186)
3:15 p.m.
A Team Learning Approach to Teaching Bioinformatics.
Laurie J Heyer* , Davidson College
(1014-97-1338)
3:45 p.m.
PRIMES (PRogram for Interdisciplinary Mathematics, Ecology, and Statistics).
Donald Estep* , Colorado State University
Jay Breidt , Colorado State University
Richard Davis , Colorado State University
Simon Tavener , Colorado State University
(1014-97-875)
4:15 p.m.
Industrial Mathematics Program at the University of Minnesota.
Fadil Santosa* , University of Minnesota
(1014-97-829)
4:45 p.m.
Interdisciplanary Education in a World of Stovepipes.
C. David Levermore* , University of Maryland, College Park
(1014-97-1777)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-5:10 p.m. MAA Invited Paper Session on Assessment of Learning in the Mathematics Major
Organizers: Bernard L. Madison , University of Arkansas bmadison@uark.edu
William E. Haver , Virginia Commonwealth University wehaver@vcu.edu
2:15 p.m.
Specialized Assessment Tools in a Complex Setting.
Shahar Boneh* , Metropolitan State College of Denver
Larry Johnson , Metropolitan State College of Denver
(1014-ZB-263)
2:45 p.m.
Developing and Assessing a Mathematics Inquiry Course.
Barbara B Ward* , Belmont University
Mike Pinter , Belmont University
Mary Goodloe , Belmont University
(1014-ZB-297)
3:15 p.m.
Moving from Reactive to Proactive Assessment.
David Gurney* , Southeastern Louisiana University
Rebecca Muller , Southeastern Louisiana University
(1014-ZB-282)
3:45 p.m.
Assessment of Student Learning Using Oral Presentations.
Lyn Stallings* , American University
Dan Kalman , American University
(1014-ZB-300)
4:15 p.m.
How to Evolve Rubrics to Assess the Skills of Math Majors.
Mark Schlatter* , Centenary College of Louisiana
Derrick Head , Centenary College of Louisiana
(1014-ZB-296)
4:45 p.m.
The Symbiotic Relationship between the Assessment Programs for Mathematics and Mathematics Education at Kennesaw State University.
Mary L Garner , Kennesaw State University
Lewis N VanBrackle , Kennesaw State University
Virginia R Watson* , Kennesaw State University
(1014-ZB-308)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-4:10 p.m. MAA Invited Paper Session on Environmental Modeling
Organizers: Ben A. Fusaro , Florida State University fusaro@math.fsu.edu
2:15 p.m.
Modeling the predator-prey relationship.
Mike Olinick* , Middlebury College
(1014-ZC-1328)
2:45 p.m.
A mathematical look at extinction.
Roland Lamberson* , Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
(1014-ZC-1335)
3:15 p.m.
White water rafting in the Grand Canyon.
Catherine Roberts* , College of the Holy Cross
(1014-ZC-1342)
3:45 p.m.
Algorithms for modeling flow and reactive transport in porous media.
Shuyu Sun* , Institute for Computational Engineering & Science, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Mary Wheeler , Institute for Computational Engineering & Science, University of Texas, Austin, TX
(1014-ZC-1348)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m. Project NExT Panel Discussion
Firefighting, paper trailing, and cat herding: Everything you wanted to know to be an administrator but were afraid to ask.
Organizers:
Linda Braddy , East Central University
Rebekah Dupont , Augsburg College
Panelists:
Charlotte J. Chell , Carthage College
Amy Cohen , Rutgers University
Susan C. Geller , Texas A&M University
Dennis M. Luciano , Western New England College
Mickey McDonald , Occidental College
Jack Narayan , SUNY Oswego
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-3:35 p.m. MAA Committee on Graduate Students-YMN Panel Discussion
How to interview for your first job.
Organizers:
David C. Manderscheid , University of Iowa
Panelists:
Sharon M. Clarke , Pepperdine University
James H. Freeman , Cornell College
David C. Manderscheid ,
John A. Vano , University of Wisconsin
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.-3:35 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
Advice and admonitions for NSF projects: What worked, what did not, and what lessons were learned.
Organizers:
Tingxiu Wang , Oakton Community College
Elizabeth J. Teles , NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Joe Kotowski , Oakton Community College
Gloria E. Liu , Oakton Community College
Panelists:
Shirley B. Gray , California State University-Los Angeles
Deborah Hughes-Hallett , University of Arizona
David A. Smith , Duke University
Ignatios E. Vakalis , Capital University
Sharon Cutler Ross , Georgia Perimeter College
Philip D. Wagreich , University of Illinois-Chicago
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:30 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS Session on Optimization and Control
2:30 p.m.
The Mathematics of Space Shuttle Return to Flight: Impact Damage Modeling.
James D. Walker* , Southwest Research Institute
(1014-74-73)
2:45 p.m.
Optimization of composite structures subject to local stress constraints.
Michael Stuebner* , Louisiana State University
Robert Lipton , Louisiana State University
(1014-74-1407)
3:00 p.m.
Second Order Optimality Conditions Based on Second Order Tangent Cones.
Elena Constantin* , University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
(1014-49-642)
3:15 p.m.
On the Dynamic Programming Equation for a Deterministic Optimal Control Problem.
Betsi J. Tirado* , Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Jesus A. Pascal , Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(1014-49-110)
3:30 p.m.
Nonlinear Periodic Optimal Control: A pseudospectral Fourier Approach.
Gamal N Elnagar* , University of South Carolina Upstate
(1014-49-220)
3:45 p.m.
Fenchel Transform of a Convex Functional.
Y Chen , University of Florida
M Rao , University of Florida
J C Tweddle* , University of Florida
(1014-49-1091)
4:00 p.m.
Optimal Harvesting of a Semilinear Elliptic Fishery Model.
Wandi Ding* , University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Suzanne Lenhart , University of Tennessee - Knoxville & Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(1014-49-1167)
4:15 p.m.
Optimal control of a biharmonic obstacle problem.
David R. Adams , University of Kentucky
Volodymyr Hrynkiv* , University of Tennessee
Suzanne M. Lenhart , University of Tennessee
(1014-49-1197)
4:30 p.m.
Optimal Control of Swinging Elements in a Parabolic Competition Model.
Erika Asano* , University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1014-49-1210)
4:45 p.m.
On convergence of computational methods for optimal control of re-entrant queues on bounded domain.
Jos\'{e} Mar\'{i}a Men\'{e}ndez* , Virginia Tech
Martin V. Day , Virginia Tech
(1014-49-1739)
5:00 p.m.
An optimization framework for polynomial zerofinders.
Aaron Melman* , Santa Clara University
William B. Gragg , Naval Postgraduate School
(1014-65-863)
5:15 p.m.
Maximizing the generalized Fekete-Szeg\"o functional over a class of hyperbolically convex functions.
Roger W. Barnard , Texas Tech University
David R. Martin* , Texas Tech University
G. Brock Williams , Texas Tech University
(1014-30-1414)
5:30 p.m.
Some PDE models for the simulation of alcohol transport in the body and extensions of the Kalman filtering to non-normal distributions.
Miguel A Dumett* , University of Southern California
(1014-49-1346)
5:45 p.m.
A Homogenization Result in the Gradient Theory of Phase Transitions.
Irene Fonseca , Carnegie Mellon University
Cristina Popovici* , University of Utah
(1014-49-154)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. MAA Section Officers
Thursday January 12, 2006, 3:20 p.m.-4:10 p.m. MAA Invited Address
Participation in mathematics by American Indians: A case study in underrepresentation.
Robert E. Megginson* , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(1014-A0-11)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 3:20 p.m.-4:35 p.m. AWM Panel Discussion
Lawrence Summers: One year later.
Organizers:
Barbara Lee Keyfitz , Fields Institute and University of Houston
Panelists:
Richard M. Dudley , M.I.T.
Mary W. Gray , American University
Ellen E. Kirkman , Wake Forest University
M. Beth Ruskai , Tufts University
Alice Silverberg , University of Californi Irvine
Karen Uhlenbeck , University of Texas at Austin
Thursday January 12, 2006, 3:50 p.m.-5:10 p.m. MAA-YMN Panel Discussion
You have a job, now what? Professional development opportunities.
Organizers:
Kimberly A. Roth , Wheeling Jesuit University
Joshua D. Laison , Colorado College
Sarah Ann Stewart , Belmont University
Panelists:
Janet L. Andersen , Hope College
Eric W. Aurand , Eastfield College
Carolyn S. Gordon , Dartmouth College
Jacqueline A. Jensen , Sam Houston State University
Michael B. Scott , California State University Monterey Bay
Francis E. Su , Harvey Mudd College
Thursday January 12, 2006, 4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m. MAA Special Presentation
The great Pi/e debate.
Organizers:
Colin C. Adams , Williams College
Thomas Garrity , Williams College
Moderators:
Edward B. Burger , Williams College
Thursday January 12, 2006, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Welcome Reception for Undergraduate Students
Thursday January 12, 2006, 4:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m. SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Business Meeting and Special Invited Presentation
Organizers: Ben A. Fusaro , Florida State University
Thursday January 12, 2006, 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. AMS Committee on the Profession Presentation
Programs that make a difference.
Presenters:
David C. Manderscheid , University of Iowa
Ivelisse M. Rubio , Universidad de Puerto Rico, Humacao
Thursday January 12, 2006, 4:40 p.m.-5:10 p.m. AWM Business Meeting
Thursday January 12, 2006, 4:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#14: Part A
Teaching linear algebra with applications.
Organizers:
Gilbert Strang , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Thursday January 12, 2006, 4:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
Using and adapting online materials.
Organizers:
David A. Smith , Duke University (retired)
Lang Moore , Duke University (retired)
Thursday January 12, 2006, 4:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
Discrete dynamical systems and problem solving.
Organizers:
David C. Arney , U.S. Military Academy
Gary W. Krahn , U.S. Military Academy
Thursday January 12, 2006, 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Texas Instruments-MAA-AMS Special Presentation
NUMB3RS and math, the "We All Use Math Every Day(tm)" program.
Organizers:
Linda Beheler , Texas Instruments
Thursday January 12, 2006, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Reception for Graduate Students and First-Time Participants
The AMS and MAA warmly invite these special groups to meet the leadership of your sponsoring organizations.
Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Function, design, and evolution of gene circuitry.
Michael A. Savageau* , University of California Davis
(1014-92-25)
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