Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Special Session
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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Washington, DC, January 58, 2009 (Monday  Thursday)
Meeting #1046
Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions

Wednesday January 7, 2009, 7:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, I
Balcony C, Mezzanine Level, Marriott
Organizers:
James G. McLaughlin, West Chester University
Nancy J. Wyshinski, Trinity College nancy.wyshinski@trincoll.edu

7:30 a.m.
Some of Ramanujan's continued fraction identities  how and why.
Lisa Lorentzen*, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(1046401049)

8:00 a.m.
Vertical symmetries in continued fraction periods.
Richard K Guy*, The University of Calgary
Kell Cheng, Hong Kong Institute of Education
Renate Scheidler, The University of Calgary
(1046111264)

8:30 a.m.
Some relations between orthogonal Lpolynomials and orthogonal polynomials.
A. Sri Ranga*, Universidade Estadual Paulista
Regina da Silva Lamblém, Universidade Estadual Paulista
Heron Martins Felix, Universidade Estadual Paulista
(1046331328)

9:00 a.m.
On a Thermodynamic Classification for Real Numbers.
Thomas Garrity*, Williams
(104611858)

9:30 a.m.
Polynomials that take small values at an algebraic integer.
Doug Hensley*, Texas A&M University
(1046111738)

10:00 a.m.
Quadratics, continued fractions and divided cells.
Richard T Bumby*, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Mary E Flahive, Oregon State University
(104611832)

10:30 a.m.
Applying the divided cell algorithm.
Mary E. Flahive*, Oregon State University
Richard T. Bumby, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
(104611750)

Thursday January 8, 2009, 7:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, II
Balcony C, Mezzanine Level, Marriott
Organizers:
James G. McLaughlin, West Chester University
Nancy J. Wyshinski, Trinity College nancy.wyshinski@trincoll.edu

7:30 a.m.
Some Types of MultiDimensional Continued Fractions.
Khrystyna Kuchmins'ka*, Pidstryhach Institute of Applied Problems of Mechanics and Mathematics of NAS of Ukraine
(104640606)

8:30 a.m.
Sequential Closures of Continued Fractions.
Douglas Bowman*, Northern Illinois University
(1046401793)

9:00 a.m.
Classifying Sequential Closures of $q$continued Fractions.
D Bowman, Northern Illinois University
K J Campbell*, Northern Illinois University
(104611598)

9:30 a.m.
Nearest Square Continued Fractions, and Related Results.
Keith R. Matthews, Univ. Of Queensland, Brisbane, and Australian Nat'l Univ., Canberra
John P. Robertson*, Actuarial and Economic Services Division, National Council on Compensation Insurance, Boca Raton, FL
Jim White, Australian National University, Canberra
(104611418)

10:00 a.m.
Polynomial Continued Fractions and Iterated Function Systems.
Eugen Andrei Ghenciu*, University of Alaska Fairbanks
(104611142)

10:30 a.m.
Some new Families of Tasoevian and Hurwitzian Continued Fractions.
James G Mc Laughlin*, West Chester University, PA
(104611127)
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