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Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Francisco, CA, January 1316, 2010 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1056
Associate secretaries:
Matthew Miller, AMS miller@math.sc.edu
Gerard A Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
Unscheduled
Monday January 11, 2010

Monday January 11, 2010, 9:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
MAA Short Course on Exploring the Great Books of Mathematics, Part I
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Amy ShellGellasch, Beloit College
Glen Van Brummelen, Quest University

Monday January 11, 2010, 9:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
AMS Tutorial on Modeling, Part I: Introduction to Numerical Modeling
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Presenters:
ChiWang Shu, Brown University

8:00 a.m.
Registration (outside Room 2002, Moscone).

Monday January 11, 2010, 9:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Markov Chains and Mixing Times, Part I
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David A. Levin, University of Oregon
Yuval Peres, University of California, Berkeley and Microsoft
Elizabeth L. Wilmer, Oberlin College
Tuesday January 12, 2010

Tuesday January 12, 2010, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Department Chairs Workshop
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Lawrence F. Gray, University of Minnesota
John C. Meakin, University of NebraskaLincoln
Stephen B. Robinson, Wake Forest University

Tuesday January 12, 2010, 8:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Ancillary Workshop on Statistics: Teaching Introductory Statistics
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Presenters:
Carolyn K. Cuff, Westminster College
Michael A. Posner, Villanova University

Tuesday January 12, 2010, 8:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Ancillary Workshop on Statistics: Become a Catalyst for Change in Statistics Education
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco
Presenters:
Joan Garfield, University of Minnesota
Bob delMas, University of Minnesota
Andy Zieffler, University of Minnesota
Allan Rossman, California Polytechnic Institute
Beth Chance, California Polytechnic Institute

Tuesday January 12, 2010, 9:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Markov Chains and Mixing Times, Part II
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David A. Levin, University of Oregon
Yuval Peres, University of California, Berkeley and Microsoft
Elizabeth L. Wilmer, Oberlin College

Tuesday January 12, 2010, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Short Course on Exploring the Great Books of Mathematics, Part II
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Amy ShellGellasch, Beloit College
Glen Van Brummelen, Quest University

Tuesday January 12, 2010, 9:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
AMS Tutorial on Modeling, Part II: Introduction to Statistical Modeling
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Presenters:
Wei Zhu, State University of New York, Stony Brook

Tuesday January 12, 2010, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Board of Governors
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Tuesday January 12, 2010, 1:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Council
Room 3016, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Tuesday January 12, 2010, 3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
First Floor Lobby, Moscone

Tuesday January 12, 2010, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA New Committee Chairs Workshop
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Barbara T. Faires, Westminster College
Martha J. Siegel, Towson University
Wednesday January 13, 2010

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 7:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
First Floor Lobby, Moscone

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Mathematics of Computation, I
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Susanne Brenner, Louisiana State University brenner@math.lsu.edu
ChiWang Shu, Brown University

8:00 a.m.
A Coarsening Algorithm on Adaptive Grids by Newest Vertex Bisection and its Applications.
Chensong Zhang*, PA
Long Chen, CA
(1056651959)

8:30 a.m.
Convergence of Adaptive Finite Element Methods for Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations.
Michael Holst, University of California San Diego
Gantumur Tsogtgerel, University of California San Diego
Yunrong Zhu*, University of California San Diego
(1056652033)

9:00 a.m.
Coordinate Descent for L1 Optimization.
Yingying Li*, University of California, Los Angeles
Stanley Osher, University of California, Los Angeles
(105649345)

9:30 a.m.
Parallel computation with the weakly overpenalized symmetric interior penalty method.
Andrew T. Barker*, Louisiana State University
Susanne C. Brenner, Louisiana State University
(1056651193)

10:00 a.m.
Approximation of kernel matrices with multilevel circulant matrices.
Guohui Song*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Yuesheng Xu, Syracuse University
(105665454)

10:30 a.m.
Very fast methods and preconditioners for banded matrices and PDEs on irregular domains.
Martin Gander, Université de Genève
Sébastien Loisel, Université de Genève
Daniel B Szyld*, Temple University
(1056651445)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Surreal Numbers, I
Room 3011, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Lou van den Dries, University of Illinois
Philip Ehrlich, Ohio University ehrlich@ohio.edu

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Degenerate and Singular Elliptic Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 3016, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Marian Bocea, North Dakota State University marian.bocea@ndsu.edu
Cristina Popovici, North Dakota State University

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications, I
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michael Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology michael.radin@rit.edu

8:00 a.m.
Open Problems and Conjectures in Difference Equations.
Gerasimos E Ladas*, University of Rhode Island
(105639320)

8:30 a.m.
Applications of number theory to asymptotic behavior of solutions of difference equations.
Richard T Guy*, Wake Forest University
Kenneth S Berenhaut, Wake Forest University
Katherine M Donadio, Wake Forest University
(1056391865)

9:00 a.m.
Global convergence of maxtype equations.
Timothy Sauer*, George Mason University
(105639232)

9:30 a.m.
The Ztransform of queuing systems.
Mostafa Ghandehari*, University of Texas at Arlington
Shahrzad Sheibani, University of Texas at Arlington
(10563934)

10:00 a.m.
Boundary Data Smoothness for Solutions of Nonlocal Boundary Value Problems for nth Order Difference Equations.
Jeffrey W Lyons*, Baylor University
(10563928)

10:30 a.m.
On The Global Behavior Of A System Of Rational Difference Equations.
E. A. Grove, University of Rhode Island
Y. Kostorv*, Xavier University of Louisiana
M. Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology
S. Schultz, Providence College
(1056391290)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Harmonic Analysis (Mathematics Research Communities session), I
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Kabe Moen, Washington University moen@math.wustl.edu
Richard Oberlin, University of California Los Angeles oberlin@math.ucla.edu
Betsy Stovall, University of California Los Angeles betsy@math.ucla.edu

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Inverse Problems: Analysis and Computations (Mathematics Research Communities session), I
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Gaik Ambartsoumian, University of Texas at Arlington gambarts@uta.edu
Raluca Felea, Rochester Institute of Technology rxfsma@rit.edu
Hongyu Liu, University of Washington hyliu@u.washington.edu
Kui Ren, University of Texas at Austin ren@math.utexas.edu
Michael VanValkenburgh, University of California Berkeley mvanvalk@ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Inverse Source Problems for Electromagnetics.
Gang Bao*, Michigan State University
Junshan Lin, Michigan State University
Faouzi Triki, University of Fourier, France
(1056351238)

8:30 a.m.
Active exterior cloaking.
Daniel T Onofrei*, University Of Utah
(1056351487)

9:00 a.m.
Diffraction at corners for the wave equation on differential forms.
Andras Vasy*, Stanford University
(105635798)

9:30 a.m.
Interior Transmission Eigenvalue Problem and its Application in Inverse Scattering Theory.
Fioralba Cakoni*, University of Delaware
(105635256)

10:00 a.m.
Local Singularity Reconstruction from Integrals over Curves in $\mathbb{R}^3$ and electron microscopy.
Eric Todd Quinto*, Tufts University
Hans Rullgard, University of Stockholm
(105692491)

10:30 a.m.
Ultrasound modulated electrical impedance and optical tomography.
Peter Kuchment*, Texas A&M University
Leonid Kunyansky, University of Arizona
Moritz Allmaras, Texas A&M University
Wolfgang Bangerth, Texas A&M University
(1056351024)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on the Mathematical Challenges of Relativity (Mathematics Research Communities session), I
Room 2000, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Paul T. Allen, Lewis & Clark College ptallen@u.washington.edu
Michael Eichmair, M.I.T. and Monash University eichmair@math.mit.edu
Gustav Holzegel, Princeton University holzegel@math.princeton.edu
Jared Speck, Princeton University jspeck@math.princeton.edu
Willie W. Wong, University of Cambridge ww278@dpmms.cam.ac.uk

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Aspects of Cryptology, I
Room 3009, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Jintai Ding, University of Cincinnati
Chris Christensen, Northern Kentucky christensen@nku.edu

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Markov Chains and Their Statistical Applications (Mathematics Research Communities session), I
Room 2010, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
James Flegal, University of California Riverside jflegal@ucr.edu
Radu Herbei, Ohio State University herbei@stat.osu.edu
Jessica Zuniga, Stanford University jzuniga@math.stanford.edu

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Zonotopal Algebra and Its Applications, I
Room 3005, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Olga Holtz, University of California Berkeley and Technical University Berlin holtz@math.berkeley.edu
Amos Ron, University of Wisconsin

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Applications of Graph Theory, I
Room 3007, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Richard Low, San Jose State University low@math.sjsu.edu
Ralucca M. Gera, Naval Postgraduate School

8:00 a.m.
The Link Graph: a Tool for Word Sense Disambiguation.
Ralucca M. Gera*, Naval Postgraduate School
Henry Escuadro, Juniata College
Pranav Anand, Linguistics Department, University of California Santa Cruz
Craig Martell, Computer Science Department, Naval Postgraduate School
(105605226)

8:30 a.m.
A Generalization of Kundu's kFactor Theorem.
Arthur H. Busch, University of Dayton
Michael J. Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Stephen G. Hartke*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Michael S. Jacobson, University of Colorado Denver
Hemanshu Kaul, Illinois Institute of Technology
Douglas B. West, University of Illinois
(105605344)

9:00 a.m.
Graph invariants from selfassembling nanostructures.
Joanna Anthony EllisMonaghan*, Saint Michael's College
Greta Pangborn, Saint Michael's College
(105605287)

9:30 a.m.
On $k$circuit distance in graphs.
Ralucca Gera, Naval Postgraduate School
Grady Bullington, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Linda Eroh*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Steven J Winters, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(1056051731)

10:00 a.m.
Coding Sequences and Their Applications.
Eunjeong Yi*, Texas A&M University at Galveston
(1056051075)

10:30 a.m.
Bonding Tree Models of RNA Structures.
Teresa Haynes, East Tennessee State University
Debra Knisley, East Tennessee State University
Denise Koessler*, East Tennessee State University
(1056052014)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic and Nonarchimedean Dynamics, I
Room 2012, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Joseph Silverman, Brown University jhs@math.brown.edu
Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii
Raphael Jones, College of the Holy Cross

8:00 a.m.
Discriminants and Galois groups for iterated rational functions.
Rafe Jones*, College of the Holy Cross
Michelle Manes, University of HawaiiManoa
(1056111117)

8:30 a.m.
The dynamical ManinMumford problem.
Thomas J Tucker*, University of Rochester
Dragos Ghioca, University of Lethbridge
Shouwu Zhang, Columbia University
(105611563)

9:00 a.m.
The dynamical ManinMumford problem.
Dragos Ghioca*, University of Lethbridge
(105611292)

9:30 a.m.
Towards Dynamical Uniform Boundedness for Rational Functions.
Robert L. Benedetto*, Amherst College
(105611658)

10:00 a.m.
Preperiodic points: from algebraic to complex.
Laura DeMarco*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Matt Baker, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1056371206)

10:30 a.m.
Critical Points of NonArchimedean Dynamical Systems on the Projective Line.
Xander Faber*, McGill University
(105611664)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Group Theory, I
Room 3020, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Subgroups of $S_{n+1}$ normalized by and coprime to a regular subgroup of order $n$.
Stephen M. Gagola, Jr.*, Kent State University
(105620122)

8:15 a.m.
The nilpotent product and the nonabelian tensor square of groups.
Arturo Magidin*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(105620272)

8:30 a.m.
Finite Groups with Permutable Supplemented Subgroups.
Joseph Kirtland*, Marist College
(105620277)

8:45 a.m.
Open Questions and Conjectures Regarding Near Frattini Subgroups of Generalized Free Products of Groups.
Mohammad K. Azarian*, University of Evansville
(105620371)

9:00 a.m.
A relationship between the property $R_{\infty}$ and the geometric invariants $\Omega^{n}$.
Nic Koban*, University of Maine Farmington
Peter Wong, Bates College
(105620474)

9:15 a.m.
Break

9:30 a.m.
The Probability that Two Semigroup Elements Commute Can Be Anything.
Vadim Ponomarenko*, San Diego State University
Natalie Selinski, San Diego State University
(105620497)

9:45 a.m.
Finite Phase Transitions in Countable Abelian Groups.
Hannah Alpert*, University of Chicago
(105620499)

10:00 a.m.
$L_{\delta}$equivalence of $p$local abelian groups with nice decomposition bases.
Ruediger Goebel, University of DuisburgEssen, Germany
Katrin Leistner, University of DuisburgEssen, Germany
Peter Loth*, Sacred Heart University
Lutz Struengmann, University of DuisburgEssen, Germany
(105620503)

10:15 a.m.
An interpretation of the LLT algorithm.
Alexander Kleshchev, University of Oregon
David Nash*, University of Oregon
(105620579)

10:30 a.m.
Simply intersecting pairs in the mapping class group.
Leah Childers*, Louisiana State University
(105620645)

10:45 a.m.
Zariski closures of linear differential algebraic groups.
Andrei Minchenko*, Cornell University
Alexey Ovchinnikov, City University of New York
(1056221028)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Probability and Statistics, I
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
MCMC methods for spatial random permutations.
John R Kerl*, University of Arizona
(10566038)

8:15 a.m.
Extracting multiscale information from time series characterizing nanoscale systems.
Christopher P Calderon*, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
(10566091)

8:30 a.m.
Abstract MeasureDependent Stochastic Evolution Equations in a Hilbert Space with Applications to Nonlinear Diffusion.
Mark A McKIbben*, Goucher College
(105660135)

8:45 a.m.
Selfdual planar hypergraphs and exact bond percolation thresholds.
John C. Wierman*, Johns Hopkins University
(105660452)

9:00 a.m.
Characterizing departure count moments from queueing nodes fed by nonstationary, nonPoisson arrival processes.
Ira Gerhardt*, Manhattan College
Barry L. Nelson, Northwestern University
(105660471)

9:15 a.m.
Break

9:30 a.m.
Lanchester SDEs and the probability of the target destruction  a stochastic model of terrorism risk.
Michael Powers, Temple University, Department of Risk Management and Insurance
WeiShi Yang, Temple University
Sheng Xiong*, Temple University
(105660549)

9:45 a.m.
Completely Simple Semigroups of Real d x d Matrices and Recurrent Random Walks.
Santanu Chakraborty*, University of Texas  Pan American, Edinburg, Texas
(105660581)

10:00 a.m.
A Stochastic Approximation Algorithm for Option Pricing Model Calibration with a Switchable Market.
George Yin, Wayne State University
Jie Yu*, Roosevelt University
Qing Zhang, University of Georgia, Athens
(105660590)

10:15 a.m.
Quantile Hedging for Guaranteed Minimum Death Benefits.
Yumin Wang*, Wayne State University
(105660670)

10:30 a.m.
On Sojourn Times in the Finite Capacity $M/M/1$ Queue with Processor Sharing.
Qiang Zhen*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Charles Knessl, University of Illinois at Chicago
(105660758)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.9:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Mathematics in the Social Sciences
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Continuous Time Model of Bifurcations and Related Phenomena in AgentBased Models.
Andrew Clark*, Thomson Reuters
(105691251)

8:15 a.m.
Addiction and Treatment in a rational framework  can lowering health care costs have adverse effects?
Tamas Forgacs*, California State University, Fresno
Attila Cseh, Valdosta State University
Adnan Sabuwala, Californa State University, Fresno
(105691909)

8:30 a.m.
Dynamical Analysis in Lucas Framework with Heterogeneous Agents.
Yuanying Guan*, Florida State University
(1056911129)

8:45 a.m.
Break.

9:00 a.m.
Two player envyfree multicake division using a polytopal Sperner's lemma.
John Cloutier, University of California at Santa Barbara
Kathryn L. Nyman*, Willamette University
Francis Edward Su, Harvey Mudd College
(1056911642)

9:15 a.m.
Option pricing for biomedical firms with predictable price jumps.
JinChuan Duan, Risk Management Institute, National University of Singapore
Anirban Dutta*, Western Michigan University
Qiji J. Zhu, Western Michigan University
(1056911983)

9:30 a.m.
Statistical Modeling of Gang Violence in Los Angeles.
Kym C Louie*, Harvey Mudd College
Mike Egesdal, University of California, Los Angeles
Jeremy Neuman, University of California, Los Angeles
Chris Fathauer, Harvey Mudd College
(1056911923)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Complex Analysis
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Strong and Weak LFCDs: Local Fractional Complex Derivatives.
Steve M. Anglin*, Case Western Reserve University (fmr), Mountain View, CA
(10563023)

8:15 a.m.
On Janowski starlike functions.
Rosihan M. Ali*, Universiti Sains Malaysia
(105630175)

8:30 a.m.
Subclasses of Meromorphic Functions Associated with Convolution.
See Keong Lee*, Universiti Sains Malaysia
(105630514)

8:45 a.m.
$L^p$ Rational Approximation in the Complex Plane.
Erin R Militzer*, University of Kentucky
(105630601)

9:00 a.m.
On minimal Rolle's domains for complex polynomials.
Michael J Miller*, Le Moyne College
(105630957)

9:15 a.m.
Poisson Equation with the Robin/Third Boundary Condition.
Alip Alifu, Maimaiti Mohammed*, York University
(1056302128)

9:30 a.m.
Mean Value Theorem for Functions on the Complex Plane.
Nasser Dastrange*, Buena Vista University
(1056261044)

9:45 a.m.
A residual radial limit zero set.
Michael C Fulkerson*, University of Central Oklahoma
(1056321285)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
AMS Session on Geometry and Topology, I
Room 3012, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
The writhe of oriented polygonal graphs.
Christian Laing*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
De Witt Sumners, Florida State University
(105654131)

8:15 a.m.
Onesided Heegaard splittings of 3manifolds.
Loretta Bartolini*, Oklahoma State University
(1056571255)

8:30 a.m.
Defining Khovanov Homology in 3Manifolds Using a Diagramless Theory.
Adam C. McDougall*, The University of Iowa
(1056541055)

8:45 a.m.
Unstable Vassiliev Theory.
Chad D Giusti*, University of Oregon
(105655611)

9:00 a.m.
Identifying the Canonical Component for the Whitehead Link.
Emily R Landes*, Univeristy of Texas, Austin
(1056542096)

9:15 a.m.
The Kauffman bracket skein module of $T^3$.
Jeffrey Boerner*, University of Iowa
(1056571944)

9:30 a.m.
The Moduli space of singular Euclidean structures on a sphere with $4$ cone points whose cone angles are integer multiples of $\frac{2\pi}{3}$ but less than $2\pi$.
AldoHilario CruzCota*, Grand Valley State University
(1056541389)

9:45 a.m.
Lagrangian representations of the (p, q, r) triangle group.
Paul W Lewis*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(105651284)

10:00 a.m.
Relationships between Bundle Forms in Laguerre Planes.
Robert D. Knight*, Ohio UniversityChillicothe
(105651574)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Discrete Mathematics, I
Room 3018, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Combinatorial Proofs of Certain Identities.
Akalu Tefera*, Grand Valley State University
Aklilu Zeleke, Michigan State University
George Grossman, Central Michigan University
(105605912)

8:15 a.m.
Playing with Paths: An Introduction to Bijective Combinatorics.
Paul W.T. Fijn*, University of Melbourne, Australia
(1056051424)

8:30 a.m.
Some Remarks On SelfAvoiding Walks.
Shanzhen Gao*, Florida Atlantic University
(105605690)

8:45 a.m.
On the Nonexistence of $(160,54,18)$ Difference Sets.
Adegoke S Osifodunrin*, Georgia Southern University
Ken. W Smith, Sam Houston State University
(1056051921)

9:00 a.m.
Alternating Permutations and the $m$th Descents.
Ae Ja Yee, The Pennsylvania State University
Kagan Kursungoz*, The Pennsylvania State University
(105605628)

9:15 a.m.
Break

9:30 a.m.
The lattice of finite vector space partitions and its Möbius function.
Fusun Akman*, Illinois State University
Papa Amar Sissokho, Illinois State University
(10560689)

9:45 a.m.
Generating functions for boxcounting problems.
Benjamin J Young*, Centre de Recherches Mathematiques / McGill University
(1056051961)

10:00 a.m.
Multirestrained Stirling numbers.
Ji Young Choi*, Sippensburg University of PA
(1056051813)

10:15 a.m.
A map from chains in the noncrossing partition lattice to polygon dissections.
Hillary Einziger*, The George Washington University
(1056051950)

10:30 a.m.
Regular completions of lattices.
John Harding, New Mexico State University
Qin Yang*, New Mexico State University
(105606739)

10:45 a.m.
How much does a Hamiltonian cycle weigh?
Hurlee Gonchigdanzan*, University of Wisconsin  Stevens Point
(105651323)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, I
Room 3000, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

8:00 a.m.
Analysis of the secondary Flow effects on an open channel with cross stream variation of the bottom roughness.
Ahmed Kaffel*, Virginia Tech
Amel Soualmia, LMHE
Masbernat Lucien, imft
(1056Z11423)

8:15 a.m.
A Biexponential Model of Electroosmotic Flow.
Rachel R RoeDale*, Skidmore College
Emese LipcseyMagyar, Skidmore College
Kimberly Frederick, Skidmore College
(1056Z11422)

8:30 a.m.
Building on Nature's Inspiration: A NAKFI Synthetic Biology Report.
Jeffrey L Poet*, Missouri Western State University
(1056Z11168)

8:45 a.m.
Using Neural Networks for NearInterpolation of Scattered Data.
Laurene V Fausett*, Texas A&M UniversityCommerce
(1056Z1260)

9:00 a.m.
Chromatic Methods For Creating A Secure Identification Procurement.
Timothy Grant Hall*, PQI Consulting
(1056Z1418)

9:15 a.m.
Foot to the Pedal: Generalizing Euler's work on constant pedal curves to constant pedal surfaces.
Hieu D Nguyen*, Rowan University
(1056Z1653)

9:30 a.m.
Turtles, and Lizards, and Snakes, Oh My!
Leon Brin*, Southern CT State University
(1056Z1879)

9:45 a.m.
Adapting the Feynman Path Integral for use in a discrete spacetime.
Douglas B Mathews*, San Jose State University
Jake Askeland, San Jose State University
Cheuk Wong, San Jose State University
Miranda Braselton, San Jose State University
David Von Gunten, San Jose State University
Jonathan Baptist, San Jose State University
Duncan McElfresh, San Jose State University
Slobodan Simic, San Jose State University
(1056Z11670)

10:00 a.m.
Path elongation and $r$reduced cutting numbers of cycles.
Brad Bailey*, North Georgia College & State University
Dianna J. Spence, North Georgia College & State University
(1056Z1735)

10:15 a.m.
Arcs in the plane.
Joan E Hart*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Kenneth Kunen, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(1056Z152)

10:30 a.m.
On the theory of mixed convex functions.
Emre Tokgoz*, University of Oklahoma
(1056Z1402)

10:45 a.m.
Some Nonlinear Delay Integral Inequalities On Time Scales.
Shiojenn Tseng*, Tamkang University
JenChienh Lo, Tamkang University
WingSum Cheung, The University of Hong Kong
(1056Z11516)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics, I
Room 2011, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Edwin P. Herman, University of Wisconsin  Stevens Point eherman@uwsp.edu
Nathan M. Wodarz, University of Wisconsin  Stevens Point

8:00 a.m.
Creating Student Centered, Active Learning Classrooms in a MultiSection Precalculus Course.
Paula A. Shorter*, Rockhurst University
Mairead K. Greene, Rockhurst University
(1056Q12046)

8:20 a.m.
Anatomy of a multisection calculus semester: A studentseye view.
Fabiana Cardetti*, University of Connecticut
P. Joseph McKenna, University of Connecticut
(1056Q11594)

8:40 a.m.
Calculus Acquisition through a Problem and Activity Based Learning Experience (CAPABLE).
Gary Fowler, United States Naval Academy
Sommer Gentry*, United States Naval Academy
Amy Ksir, United States Naval Academy
Will Traves, United States Naval Academy
(1056Q11773)

9:00 a.m.
Peer Led Team Learning in Calculus I: A four year study.
John C. Merkel*, Morehouse College
(1056Q12015)

9:20 a.m.
Success in Calculus I: Oral Reviews.
Mary A Nelson*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Monica R Geist, Front Range Community College
(1056Q1648)

9:40 a.m.
Results of the use of guided notes and lab work in introductory college courses.
Ellen F Hill*, Minnesota State University Moorhead
(1056Q11052)

10:00 a.m.
StudentGenerated Note Cards: Sound Pedagogy?
Kenneth Horton*, U. S. Air Force Academy
(1056Q11695)

10:20 a.m.
A Modified Moore Method in Real Analysis: Hearing the Students' Voices.
Joy Moore*, Xavier University
Bernd Rossa, Xavier University
(1056Q11629)

10:40 a.m.
Teaching Abstract Algebra using Technology.
Claus Schubert*, SUNY Cortland
Mary Gfeller, SUNY Cortland
(1056Q1342)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Improving a Second Course in Statistics
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Nancy J. Boynton, SUNY Fredonia nancy.boynton@fredonia.edu
Patricia B. Humphrey, Georgia Southern University
Michael A. Posner, Villanova University

8:00 a.m.
Teaching Undergraduate Statistics in R.
Salil Kumar Das*, Prince Georges' Community College
(1056F51919)

8:20 a.m.
Interdisciplinary Case Studies for an Intermediate Statistics Course.
Terje Hoim*, Wilkes Honors College, Florida Atlantic University
(1056F51447)

8:40 a.m.
Finding and Working with RealWorld Clients in a Second Statistics Course.
Cora Neal*, Sonoma State University
(1056F5437)

9:00 a.m.
Experiential Learning of Nonparametric Statistics through a campusclient led survey project.
K. Scott Alberts*, Truman State University
(1056F5617)

9:20 a.m.
Some More Lab Experiences in Introductory Statistics.
Patricia B Humphrey*, Georgia Southern University
(1056F51294)

9:40 a.m.
A Second Course for NonMajors  Relevance is the Key!
Murray H Siegel*, Arizona State University, Polytechnic
(1056F5264)

10:00 a.m.
Stat2  What Should We Do?
Robin H Lock*, St. Lawrence University
(1056F52031)

10:20 a.m.
An Innovative Second HalfCourse in Applied Statistics.
John D McKenzie*, Babson College
(1056F51904)

10:40 a.m.
A Successful Second Course in Business Statistics.
Sue B Schou*, Idaho State University
(1056F5552)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Employment Center
Exhibit Hall, Moscone

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:05 a.m.11:00 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Economics and Sustainability
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Christian Traeger, University of California, Berkeley traeger@berkeley.edu

8:05 a.m.
Preferences Yielding the Precautionary Effect.
Michel De Lara*, Université ParisEst
(1056911065)

8:30 a.m.
Mathematical Analysis of Smart Grids Using Randomized Algorithms.
Kourosh Modarresi*, Stanford University
(1056902067)

8:55 a.m.
Exact Calibration of Programming Models of Agricultural Supply against Exogenous Sets of Supply Elasticities.
Pierre R. Merel*, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis
Santiago Bucaram, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis
(1056901181)

9:20 a.m.
Break.

9:35 a.m.
Closing the gap between risk estimation and decisionmaking: efficient management of traderelated invasive species risk.
Michael R Springborn*, University of California, Davis
Robert Lieli, University of Texas, Austin
(1056911274)

10:00 a.m.
Time perspective and climate change policy.
Larry S Karp*, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkleley
Yacov Tsur, Hebrew University
(1056911196)

10:25 a.m.
Risk, Uncertainty and Climate Change Evaluation.
Christian P Traeger*, UC Berkeley (ARE)
(1056912030)

10:50 a.m.
Final discussion.

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:55 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Texts: Famous, Infamous, and Influential, I
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Fernando Q. Gouvêa, Colby College fqgouvea@colby.edu
Amy ShellGellasch, Beloit College

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #13: Part A
Taking symbols seriously: Teaching form and function in college algebra.
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona
Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona and Harvard University
Pat Shure, University of Michigan

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #4: Part A
Using videocase studies in teaching a proofbased gateway course to the mathematics major.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
James T. Sandefur, Georgetown University
Connie M. Campbell, Millsaps College
Kay B. Somers, Moravian College

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #7: Part A
Teaching with clickers in the classroom.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Derek Bruff, Vanderbilt University
Adam Lucas, Saint Mary's College of California

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on My Most Successful Math Club Activity
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Jacqueline A. Jensen, Sam Houston State University jensen@shsu.edu
Deanna B. Haunsperger, Carlton College
Robert W. Vallin, Slippery Rock University and the MAA

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Student Hospitality Center
South Lobby, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Mathematics Across the Disciplines Panel Discussion
Mathematical collaborations with other disciplines: Research partnerships and interdisciplinary programs.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Joseph Malkevitch, York College (CUNY)
Panelists:
Steven Brams, New York University
Susan L. Ganter, Clemson University
James G. Glimm, SUNY at Stony Brook
Suzanne M. Lenhart, University of Tennessee

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
National Science Foundations programs supporting learning and teaching in the mathematical sciences.
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Henry Warchall, NSF/DMS
Karen A. Marrongelle, NSF/DRL
Dennis E. Davenport, NSF/DUE
Daniel P. Maki, NSF/DUE
Lee L. Zia, NSF/DUE

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Department Liaisons Meeting
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Category Theory
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Chaos and symmetry in partially hyperbolic systems.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Amie Wilkinson*, Northwestern University
(10563708)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 10:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Matrices and Tensors
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
The interpolation problem.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Joseph Harris*, Harvard University
(10561441)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 12:15 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Come to the Grand Opening at 12:15!
Exhibit Hall, Moscone

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
Increasing and decreasing subsequences.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Richard P. Stanley*, M.I.T.
(10560516)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
The real computation controversy: Is it real?
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Lenore Blum*, Carnegie Mellon University
(1056A004)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Mathematics of Computation, II
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Susanne Brenner, Louisiana State University brenner@math.lsu.edu
ChiWang Shu, Brown University

2:15 p.m.
Bayesian Scientific Computing.
Daniela Calvetti*, Case Westen Reserve University
Erkki J. Somersalo, Case Westen Reserve University
(1056652138)

2:45 p.m.
Global Minimization of Markov Random Fields with Applications to Optical Flow.
Tom Goldstein*, UCLA
Xavier Bresson, UCLA
Stanley Osher, UCLA
(1056491648)

3:15 p.m.
Evaluating expectations of functionals of Brownian motions: a multilevel idea.
Ben Niu*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Fred Hickernell, Illinois Institute of Technology
Thomas MüllerGronbach, Universität Passau
Klaus Ritter, Technische Universität Darmstadt
(105665453)

3:45 p.m.
A Dual Iterative Substructuring Method with a Penalty Term in Three Dimensions.
EunHee Park*, Louisiana State University
ChangOck Lee, KAIST
(105665616)

4:15 p.m.
A higher order WENO algorithm to solve radiative transfer of photons in the 'early universe'.
Ishani Roy*, Brown University
Wen Xu, University of Arizona
JingMei Qiu, Colorado School of Mines
ChiWang Shu, Brown University
LiZhi Fang, University of Arizona
(105665691)

4:45 p.m.
Simulation of Surfactant Dynamics using Spectral Method.
Yuen Yick Kwan*, Tulane University
(1056651963)

5:15 p.m.
The Multiscale Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Solving a Class of Second Order Elliptic Problems with Rough Coefficients.
Wei Wang*, Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University
Johnny Guzmán, Brown University
ChiWang Shu, Brown University
(1056651623)

5:45 p.m.
Efficient HighOrder Methods Using Bandlimited Basis Functions.
LiLian Wang*, Nanyang Technological University
(1056651507)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Surreal Numbers, II
Room 3011, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Lou van den Dries, University of Illinois
Philip Ehrlich, Ohio University ehrlich@ohio.edu

2:15 p.m.
Transseries, a survey.
Joris van der Hoeven*, CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique, France
(105606612)

3:15 p.m.
The exponential logarithmic power series fields.
Salma Kuhlmann*, Universitaet Konstanz
Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University
(1056061940)

4:15 p.m.
Surreal numbers as transseries.
Joris van der Hoeven, University of ParisSud
Salma Kuhlmann, University of Konstanz
Mickaël Matusinski*, University of Konstanz
(105606594)

5:15 p.m.
Generalized power series and real closed fields, Part I.
Julia Knight, University of Notre Dame
Karen Lange*, University of Notre Dame
(105603678)

5:45 p.m.
Generalized power series and real closed fields: Part II.
Julia F. Knight*, University of Notre Dame
Karen Lange, University of Notre Dame
(105603649)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications, II
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michael Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology michael.radin@rit.edu

2:15 p.m.
Global Behavior of Solutions to a Planar System of FirstOrder Rational Difference Equations.
Sukanya Basu*, Midwestern State University
(105639764)

2:45 p.m.
Complex Dynamics and Symbolic Dynamics.
Elizabeth D Russell*, United States Military Academy
(1056371039)

3:15 p.m.
Competition Models with Allee effects.
N Saber Elaydi*, Trinity University
(1056391017)

3:45 p.m.
Stability and complexity of small random systems of stochastic linear difference equations.
Harold M Hastings*, Hofstra University
Michael Bantegui, Hofstra University
Michael Palmer, Hofstra University
Thomas Savino, Hofstra University
(1056391070)

4:15 p.m.
The Dynamics of the Periodically Forced Sigmoid BevertonHolt Model, part I.
April Harry, Xavier University of Louisiana
Candace M Kent, Virginia Commonwelth University
Vlajko L Kocic*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(105639916)

4:45 p.m.
The Dynamics of the Periodically Forced Sigmoid BevertonHolt Model, part II.
April Harry, Xavier University of Louisiana
Candace M Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Vlajko L Kocic, Xavier University of Louisiana
(105639917)

5:15 p.m.
The Aging Heart and the Loss of Complexity a Difference Equation Model.
Tamara Eugenia AwerbuchFriedlander*, Harvard School of Public Health
Richard Levins, Harvard School of Public Health
(1056392059)

5:45 p.m.
A difference equation model to measure the length of Latency of HSV1 infections in differential cells.
Youssef M Dib*, University of Louisiana, Monroe
Mariette Maroun, University of Louisiana, Monroe
(1056391846)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Aspects of Link and 3manifold Invariants, I
Room 3016, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University kasten@math.lsu.edu
Effie Kalfagianni, Michigan State University

2:15 p.m.
Heegaard genus, cut number, weak $p$congruence, and quantum invariants.
Patrick M Gilmer*, Louisiana State Univiersity
(105657619)

2:45 p.m.
A dimer model for the twisted Alexander polynomial.
Moshe Cohen, Louisiana State University
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University
Heather M. Russell*, Louisiana State University
(1056571827)

3:15 p.m.
Graphbased methods establishing nontriviality of state cycle Khovanov homology classes.
Andrew Elliott*, Rice University
(10565747)

3:45 p.m.
On Khovanov homology and Heegaard Floer homology.
J. Elisenda Grigsby*, Boston College
Stephan M. Wehrli, Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu; Universite Paris 7
(1056511342)

4:15 p.m.
Topologically slice knots with nontrivial Alexander polynomial.
Matthew E Hedden*, Michigan State University
Charles Livingston, Indiana University
Daniel Ruberman, Brandeis University
(1056571085)

4:45 p.m.
Walks Along Braids and the Colored Jones Polynomial.
Cody Armond*, Louisiana State University
(1056571329)

5:15 p.m.
On Jones polynomials of closed braids with a full twist.
Abhijit Champanerkar*, College of Staten Island, CUNY
Ilya Kofman, College of Staten Island, CUNY
(1056571373)

5:45 p.m.
Ribbongraph tensor products, relative polynomial invariants and applications to links.
Neal W. Stoltzfus*, Louisiana State University
Brittan Farmer, University of Michigan
(1056571436)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Harmonic Analysis (Mathematics Research Communities session), II
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Kabe Moen, Washington University moen@math.wustl.edu
Richard Oberlin, University of California Los Angeles oberlin@math.ucla.edu
Betsy Stovall, University of California Los Angeles betsy@math.ucla.edu

2:15 p.m.
Regularization for Slightly Super Critical Surface Quasigeostrophic Equation.
Michael Dabkowski*, University of Wisconsin
(1056421651)

2:45 p.m.
Sobolev space estimates for a class of bilinear pseudodifferential operators unbounded on Lebesgue spaces.
Frederic Bernicot, CNRS & Universite Lille 1, Laboratoire de Mathematiques Paul Painleve, France
Rodolfo H. Torres*, University of Kansas
(105642953)

3:15 p.m.
Sobolev Inequalities for $(0,q)$ forms on CR manifolds of finite type.
Po Lam Yung*, Princeton University
(105642291)

3:45 p.m.
Multilinear integrals associated to sparse subsets of $\mathbb R$.
Izabella Laba, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Malabika Pramanik*, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
(1056421003)

4:15 p.m.
Pointwise Divergence of $L^1$ Ergodic Averages Along the Nth Powers.
Patrick R. LaVictoire*, UC Berkeley
(1056371257)

4:45 p.m.
Upper Bounds for Multilinear Sublevel Sets.
Michael Christ*, University of California, Berkeley
(1056421513)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Inverse Problems: Analysis and Computations (Mathematics Research Communities session), II
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Gaik Ambartsoumian, University of Texas at Arlington gambarts@uta.edu
Raluca Felea, Rochester Institute of Technology rxfsma@rit.edu
Hongyu Liu, University of Washington hyliu@u.washington.edu
Kui Ren, University of Texas at Austin ren@math.utexas.edu
Michael VanValkenburgh, University of California Berkeley mvanvalk@ucla.edu

2:15 p.m.
Reconstruction of the StefanBoltzmann coefficients in the heat transfer process.
Jin Cheng*, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Shuai Lu, Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics, Austria
Masahiro Yamamoto, University of Tokyo
(105635550)

2:45 p.m.
Imaging from Bistatic and Multiply Scattered Waves.
Clifford J Nolan*, University of Limerick
Thomas Dowling, University of Limerick
(1056421526)

3:15 p.m.
Inverse transport theory and optical tomography for media with varying index of refraction.
Stephen McDowall*, Western Washington University
(105635902)

3:45 p.m.
Inverse Spectral Problems for Analytic Domains in $\mathbb R^n$.
Hamid Hezari*, MIT
Steve Zelditch, Johns Hopkins University
(1056351009)

4:15 p.m.
A Multilevel, Modified Regularized Total Least Norm Approach to Signal Deblurring.
Malena Espanol*, California Institute of Technology
Misha Kilmer, Tufts University
(1056651021)

4:45 p.m.
On a minimization problem for conductivity imaging.
Alexandru Tamasan*, University of Central Florida
(105649938)

5:15 p.m.
Inverse diffusion with internal measurements.
Guillaume Bal*, Columbia University
(1056351970)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on the Mathematical Challenges of Relativity (Mathematics Research Communities session), II
Room 2000, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Paul T. Allen, Lewis & Clark College ptallen@u.washington.edu
Michael Eichmair, M.I.T. and Monash University eichmair@math.mit.edu
Gustav Holzegel, Princeton University holzegel@math.princeton.edu
Jared Speck, Princeton University jspeck@math.princeton.edu
Willie W. Wong, University of Cambridge wwong@math.princeton.edu

2:15 p.m.
Hypersurfaces in Hyperbolic Poincaré Manifolds and Conformally Invariant PDEs.
Vincent Bonini*, California Polytechnic State University
Jie Qing, University of California, Santa Cruz
Jose Espinar, Universidad de Granada
(1056531316)

2:45 p.m.
Global geometry of $T^2$ symmetric spacetimes with weak regularity.
Jacques Smulevici*, MaxPlanckInstitute for Gravitational physics
Philippe G. LeFloch, Laboratoire JacquesLouis Lions and CNRS
(1056831198)

3:15 p.m.
On Hamilton's Ricci flow and Bartnik's construction of metrics of prescribed scalar curvature.
ChenYun Lin*, Columbia University
(105683349)

3:45 p.m.
Optimization problems within a harmonic conformal class.
Jeffrey L Jauregui*, Duke University
(105653366)

4:15 p.m.
A gluing construction regarding point particles in general relativity.
Iva Stavrov*, Lewis and Clark College
(105683694)

4:45 p.m.
A Model Problem for Conformal Parameterizations of the Einstein Constraint Equations.
David Maxwell*, University of Alaska Fairbanks
(105635663)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Aspects of Cryptology, II
Room 3009, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Jintai Ding, University of Cincinnati
Chris Christensen, Northern Kentucky christensen@nku.edu

2:15 p.m.
Solving multivariate polynomial equations over finite fields.
Ding Jintai*, University of Cincinnati
(1056121621)

3:15 p.m.
Growth of the ideal generated by a quadratic Boolean function.
Jintai Ding, University of Cincinnati
Timothy J Hodges*, University of Cincinnati
Victoria Kruglov, University of Cincinnati
(1056131539)

3:45 p.m.
MutantXL: An Efficient Algorithm for Solving Multivariate Polynomial Equations.
Johannes Buchmann, TU Darmstadt
Jintai Ding, University of Cincinnati
Mohamed Saied Emam Mohamed*, TU Darmstadt
Wael Said Abd Elmageed Mohamed, TU Darmstadt
Daniel Cabarcas, University of Cincinnati
(105614477)

4:15 p.m.
New Algorithm for Computing Grobner bases.
Shuhong Gao*, Clemson University
Yinhua Guan, Clemson University
(1056131705)

4:45 p.m.
Analysis of A Multivariate Internal Perturbation Scheme.
Lei Hu*, Graudate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences
(1056941122)

5:15 p.m.
A Signature Scheme over Noncommutative Groups Secure Against Existential Forgery.
Yesem KurtPeker*, Randolph College
(1056941566)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Markov Chains and Their Statistical Applications (Mathematics Research Communities session), II
Room 2010, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
James Flegal, University of California Riverside jflegal@ucr.edu
Radu Herbei, Ohio State University herbei@stat.osu.edu
Jessica Zuniga, Stanford University jzuniga@math.stanford.edu

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Zonotopal Algebra and Its Applications, II
Room 3005, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Olga Holtz, University of California Berkeley and Technical University Berlin holtz@math.berkeley.edu
Amos Ron, University of Wisconsin

2:15 p.m.
Jump formulae for Multiple Bernoulli polynomials and Verlinde sums.
Michele Vergne*, Paris, France
(105652886)

3:15 p.m.
Hierarchical zonotopal spaces.
Olga Holtz, University of CaliforniaBerkeley, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Institute for Advanced Study
Amos Ron*, University of WisconsinMadison
Zhiqiang Xu, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(1056131949)

4:15 p.m.
Multiparking Functions, Graph Search, and Tutte Polynomial.
Catherine Yan*, Texas A&M University
Dimitrije Kostic, Texas A&M University
(105605674)

4:45 p.m.
Double Hurwitz numbers as splines.
Federico Ardila*, San Francisco State University
(1056051856)

5:15 p.m.
Power Ideals.
Alexander Postnikov*, MIT
Federico Ardila, SFSU
(1056051785)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Applications of Graph Theory, II
Room 3007, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Richard Low, San Jose State University low@math.sjsu.edu
Ralucca M. Gera, Naval Postgraduate School

2:15 p.m.
An Effective Upperbound on Treewidth Using Partial Fillin of Separators.
Martin Charles Golumbic*, Caesarea Rothschild Institute and Department of Computer Science, University of Haifa
Boi Faltings, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (LIA), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
(105605576)

2:45 p.m.
A new proof of the fourcolor theorem.
John Paul Steinberger*, Tsinghua University, Beijing
(105605253)

3:15 p.m.
On Graham's Tree Reconstruction Conjecture.
Bill Kay*, University of South Carolina
Joshua Cooper, University of South Carolina
(105605326)

3:45 p.m.
Nonexistence of circulant expander family.
Wasin So*, San Jose State University
(105605313)

4:15 p.m.
Detecting a Machine Failure in a Network: Vertex Identifying Codes.
Daniel W Cranston*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Gexin Yu, College of William & Mary
(105605281)

4:45 p.m.
Best Monotone Degree Conditions for the Integrity and Tenacity of Graphs.
Michael Robert Yatauro*, Research Fellow/Stevens Institute of Technology
(1056001674)

5:15 p.m.
Toughness and Degree Sequence Conditions.
Nathan Kahl*, Seton Hall University
Douglas Bauer, Stevens Institute of Technology
Hajo Broersma, Durham University
Ed Schmeichel, San Jose State University
Jan van den Heuvel, London School of Economics
(105605760)

5:45 p.m.
The $L(2,1)$ channelassignment problem on trees.
Patrick Bahls*, University of North Carolina, Asheville
(10560560)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic and Nonarchimedean Dynamics, II
Room 2012, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Joseph Silverman, Brown University jhs@math.brown.edu
Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii
Raphael Jones, College of the Holy Cross

2:15 p.m.
Multipliers of periodic cycles for cubic polynomials.
Patrick Ingram*, University of Waterloo
(105637669)

2:45 p.m.
Local and global canonical height functions for affine space regular automorphisms.
Shu Kawaguchi*, Osaka University
(105611973)

3:15 p.m.
Rationality of the Space of Morphisms on $\mathbb{P}^{1}$.
Alon Levy*, Columbia University
(105637565)

3:45 p.m.
Torsion points of higher order in the Nottingham group.
Jonathan Lubin*, Brown University
(105611361)

4:15 p.m.
A Dynamical Pairing Between Two Rational Maps.
Clayton Petsche*, Hunter College
Lucien Szpiro, CUNY Graduate Center
Thomas J. Tucker, University of Rochester
(105611555)

4:45 p.m.
A LocalGlobal Criterion for Dynamics on $\mathbb{P}^1$.
Joseph H. Silverman, Brown University
J. Felipe Voloch*, University of Texas at Austin
(105611154)

5:15 p.m.
On dynamical zeta functions for polynomial maps over $p$adic fields.
LiangChung Hsia*, National Central University, Taiwan
(105611568)

5:45 p.m.
On the Number of Rational PreImages Under Quadratic Dynamical Systems.
Benjamin Hutz*, Amherst College
(105611575)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Online Delivery of Mathematics
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Bernd S. W. Schroeder, Louisiana Tech University schroder@coes.latech.edu

2:15 p.m.
OnLine Delivery of Differential Equations: (How) Does It Work?
Bernd S. W. Schroeder*, Louisiana Tech University
(1056BD248)

2:45 p.m.
Electronic Study Guide  Maplets for Calculus.
Philip B Yasskin*, Texas A&M University
Douglas B Meade, University of South Carolina
(1056BD1115)

3:15 p.m.
Successful online Math course: myth or reality?
Larissa Williamson*, University of Florida
(1056BD270)

3:45 p.m.
Online Delivery and the Use of Technology in the Classroom.
Michael Speed*, Texas A&M University College Station
Simon Sheather, Texas A&M University College Station
(1056BD96)

4:15 p.m.
Computational Discrete Mathematics: Computation versus Bourbaki.
Klaus Sutner*, Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University
(1056BD1252)

4:45 p.m.
WeBWorK: Open source online homework system for mathematics.
Michael E. Gage*, University of Rochester
(1056BD584)

5:15 p.m.
Evidence Based Course Design  The Open Learning Initiative at Carnegie Mellon.
Candace M Thille*, Carnegie Mellon University
(1056BD1824)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #11: Part A
The mathematics of Islam and its use in the teaching of mathematics.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #12: Part A
Learning discrete mathematics via historical projects.
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Jerry M. Lodder, New Mexico State University
Guram Bezhanishvili, New Mexico State University
David Pengelley, New Mexico State University

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #6: Part A
Developing departmental selfstudies.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Donna L. Beers, Simmons College
Nancy Baxter Hastings, Dickinson College

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Group Theory, II
Room 3020, 3rd Floor, Moscone

2:15 p.m.
Complete Groups: The Automorphism Tower and Some Characterizations.
Elizabeth Wilcox*, Binghamton University
(105620733)

2:30 p.m.
Representations of the IwahoriHecke algebra of the symmetric group.
Charles E Buehrle*, Lehigh University
(1056201061)

2:45 p.m.
On the nonabelian tensor product of finite groups of relatively prime order.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, Binghamton University
Viji Thomas*, Binghamton University
(1056201265)

3:00 p.m.
On $\mathcal{Z}$Structures of Groups.
Carrie Jean Tirel*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(1056201376)

3:15 p.m.
Some Coxeter groups of CAT(0) dimension three.
Cody L Patterson*, University of Texas at Austin
(1056201381)

3:30 p.m.
Break.

3:45 p.m.
Central Extensions of Divisible Groups.
Jason Elliot*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1056201461)

4:00 p.m.
Stable Commutator Length in Braid Groups.
Joel Louwsma*, California Institute of Technology
(1056201483)

4:15 p.m.
Enumerating Nilpotent Loops.
Daniel A Daly*, Southeast Missouri State University
Petr Vojtechovsky, University of Denver
(1056201598)

4:30 p.m.
The free metabelian product of a free nilpotent group with a free abelian group.
Margaret H. Dean*, Borough of Manhattan Community College of CUNY
(1056201655)

4:45 p.m.
Localization and extraction of roots in nilpotent $R$powered groups.
Marcos Zyman*, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
Stephen Majewicz, Kingsborough Community College, CUNY
(1056201659)

5:00 p.m.
Break.

5:15 p.m.
An introduction to the BieriNeumannStrebel Invariant for finitely generated groups.
Keith Michael Jones*, Binghamton University (SUNY)
(1056201740)

5:30 p.m.
On Some Conjectures Concerning Groups With Perfect Order Subsets.
Lenny Jones, Shippensburg University
Kelly Toppin*, Shippensburg University
(1056201782)

5:45 p.m.
Computing the Projective Indecomposable Modules of large Finite Groups.
Selin Kalaycioglu*, Kenyon College
(1056202114)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Probability and Statistics, II
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone

2:15 p.m.
The Density Function of the First Occurrence of a Binary Pattern.
Michael J.J. Barry*, Allegheny College
(105660785)

2:30 p.m.
Central Limit Theorems for Hilbertspace Valued Random Fields Satisfying a Strong Mixing Condition.
Cristina Tone*, Indiana University
(105660981)

2:45 p.m.
A method for finding exact site percolation critical thresholds for a class of lattices.
Matthew R.A. Sedlock*, Johns Hopkins University
John C. Wierman, Johns Hopkins University
(1056601080)

3:00 p.m.
On Dynamic Scheduling of a Parallel Server System with Certain Graph Structure.
Vladimir Pesic*, UCSD
Ruth Williams, UCSD
(1056601367)

3:15 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of the finitesize magnetization as a function of the speed of approach to criticality.
Richard S Ellis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Jonathan Machta, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Peter T Otto*, Willamette University
(1056601379)

3:30 p.m.
Break

3:45 p.m.
Two related integrals over spaces of continuous functions, revisited.
Ian Pierce*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(1056601744)

4:00 p.m.
Phases in the Mixing of Gases via the Ehrenfest Urn Model.
Srinivasan Balaji*, George Washington University
Hosam M Mahmoud, George Washington University
(1056601920)

4:15 p.m.
Further results on statistical significance of ranking paradoxes.
Anna E. Bargagliotti, University of Memphis
Raymond N. Greenwell*, Hofstra University
(10566259)

4:30 p.m.
Statistical Inference for Computer Models with Multidimensional Output.
Dorin Drignei*, Oakland University
(105662329)

4:45 p.m.
The Use of SkewNormal Distribution for DoseResponse Modeling in Toxicological Experiments.
Mehdi Razzaghi*, Bloomsburg University
(105662521)

5:00 p.m.
Break

5:15 p.m.
Graph ranking on gene network.
Cuilan Gao*, University of Mississippi
Xin Dang, University of Mississippi
Yixin Chen, University of Mississippi
Dawn Wilkins, University of Mississippi
(105662711)

5:30 p.m.
Estimation of the Convolution of Distributions Under Different Censoring Models of Survival Data.
Ke Wu*, California State University, Fresno
(105662738)

5:45 p.m.
Improving an existing estimator of the unknown input function.
EunJoo Lee*, Millikin University
Frits Ruymgaart, Texas Tech University
(105662931)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Geometry and Topology, II
Room 3012, 3rd Floor, Moscone

2:15 p.m.
Another look at Euler's parallel obliqueangled diameters.
Thomas J Osler*, Rowan University
(105651863)

2:30 p.m.
Translation planes admitting a linear Abelian group of order $(q+1)^2$.
Oscar E Vega*, California State University, Fresno.
Esteban M Diaz, University of Connecticut
(1056511119)

2:45 p.m.
A Characterization Of The Finite Affine Translation Planes Of Odd Order.
Ricardo Enrique Rojas*, Northern State University
(1056511305)

3:00 p.m.
A proof of the KauffmanHarary Conjecture.
Thomas W Mattman*, California State University, Chico
Pablo Solis, UC, Berkeley
(105657358)

3:15 p.m.
Representations of arrangement groups.
Daniel C. Cohen, Louisiana State University
Michael J. Falk*, Northern Arizona University
Richard Randell, University of Iowa
(105657556)

3:30 p.m.
Break

3:45 p.m.
Rigidity of Hyperbolic Orbifolds.
Philip C Huling*, Saint Louis University
(105657615)

4:00 p.m.
alphaSloped Thin Position for 3manifolds.
Marion Moore*, UC Davis
(105657918)

4:15 p.m.
A dictionary for defining key concepts in plasma Physics in terms of Clebsch charts in contact geometry.
P. Robert Kotiuga*, Boston University, ECE Dept.
(1056571313)

4:30 p.m.
New twisted dimer model for the twisted Alexander polynomial.
Moshe Cohen*, Louisiana State University
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University
Heather M. Russell, Louisiana State University
(1056571573)

4:45 p.m.
Fundamental Groups of Solenoid Complements.
Mark H. Meilstrup*, Brigham Young University
Gregory Conner, Brigham Young University
Dusan Repovs, University of Ljubljana
(1056571652)

5:00 p.m.
Break

5:15 p.m.
The Structure of Combinatorial Geodesics in $CAT(0$) Simplicial $3$Complexes.
Rena MH Levitt*, Pomona College
(1056571875)

5:30 p.m.
Shifts on compact metric odimensional spaces.
Rajagopalan Minakshisundaram*, Tennessee State University
(1056541264)

5:45 p.m.
Generalizations to Coarse Geometry.
Jared R. Bunn*, University of Tennessee
(105651275)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Discrete Mathematics, II
Room 3018, 3rd Floor, Moscone

2:15 p.m.
The Strength of the GrätzerSchmidt Theorem.
Paul Steven Brodhead*, Virginia State University
Bjørn KjosHanssen, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(105606768)

2:30 p.m.
Results on the Order Between Orbits in the Conjugacy Decomposition of a Canonical Monoid.
Ryan K Therkelsen*, North Carolina State University
(1056061000)

2:45 p.m.
A gap theorem for the poset of sequential degrees.
Benjamin Wells*, University of San Francisco
(1056061283)

3:00 p.m.
The Toothpick Sequence and Other Sequences from Cellular Automata.
Neil J.A. Sloane*, AT&T Shannon Labs
(105605230)

3:15 p.m.
Symmetry and LogConcavity Results for the Fibmaj Statistic.
Kendra Killpatrick*, Pepperdine University
(105605428)

3:30 p.m.
Break

3:45 p.m.
Lower Bounds for Balanced Simplicial Complexes.
Steven Klee*, University of Washington
(105605467)

4:00 p.m.
Packing Degree Sequences.
Tyler Seacrest*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(105605506)

4:15 p.m.
Thin Lehman Matrices and Their Graphs.
Jonathan Wang*, Harvard University
(105605533)

4:30 p.m.
Break

4:45 p.m.
Extremal 2supereulerian graphs.
HongJian Lai, West Virginia University
Huiya Yan*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(105605536)

5:00 p.m.
The optimal $t$rubbling number of the complete $m$ary tree.
Lisa Danz*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(105605586)

5:15 p.m.
Simultaneous and nonsimultaneous Bulgarian Exchange.
Suzanne I Doree*, Augsburg College, Minneapolis
(105605651)

5:30 p.m.
Supereulerian Graphs and Hamiltonian Line Graphs.
Yanting Liang*, West Virginia University
(105605731)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, II
Room 3000, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

2:15 p.m.
Huppert's Conjecture and $\text{PSp}_4(q)$.
Thomas Philip Wakefield*, Youngstown State University
(1056Z1336)

2:30 p.m.
Lobb's Generalization of Catalan's Parenthesization Problem and Forder's Catalan Triangle.
Thomas Koshy*, Framingham State College
(1056Z1974)

2:45 p.m.
Why is $PSL(2,7)\cong GL(3,2)$?
Ezra Brown*, Virginia Tech
Nicholas A. Loehr, Virginia Tech
(1056Z1379)

3:00 p.m.
The Harmonic Series and Biconvergence: One step forward, two steps back.
Christopher M Davis, George Mason University
David G Taylor*, Roanoke College
(1056Z1387)

3:15 p.m.
Polynomial Root Motion.
Christopher S Frayer*, University of WisconsinPlatteville
(1056Z1636)

3:30 p.m.
Mathematics in Signal Processing.
Mohamed Allali*, Chapman University
(1056Z1646)

3:45 p.m.
A TwoCourse Sequence on Mathematical Programming for Undergraduates.
Paul E. Fishback*, Grand Valley State University
(1056Z1604)

4:00 p.m.
Bridging Policy and Practice Through Ethnomathematics in the Pacific.
Linda Furuto*, University of Hawai'i
(1056Z139)

4:15 p.m.
JustinTime Calculus.
Katherine S. Kelm*, California State University, Fresno
(1056Z11805)

4:30 p.m.
An Action Research Proposal: Does the Ability to Purchase a Week's Worth of Groceries for under One Dollar Influence the Chance that a Student will make an "Innumeracy Type" Statistical Error?
Larry Wayne Lewis*, Spalding University
(1056Z11605)

4:45 p.m.
Using Proofs without Words to Explore Rules of Differentiation.
Tom McMillan, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Jim Fulmer*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1056Z11601)

5:00 p.m.
The Blip of the Blop: A Successful Mathematics Major Seminar.
Gerald M. Higdon*, Fitchburg State College
(1056Z11311)

5:15 p.m.
StatisticsBased Calculus?
Patti Frazer Lock*, St. Lawrence University
(1056Z11241)

5:30 p.m.
Mathematics across the Curriculum: A Twentyyear Retrospective.
Frank Anthony Cerreto*, The Richard Stockton College of NJ
(1056Z11309)

5:45 p.m.
Visualizing and Utilizing the Symmetry Method for Differential Equations.
S. L. Yap*, California State University East Bay
(1056Z11443)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Developmental Mathematics Education: Helping UnderPrepared Students Transition to CollegeLevel Mathematics, I
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Kimberly J. Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
J. Winston Crawley, Shippensburg University

2:15 p.m.
College Mathematical Readiness of the Senior High School Students of the Public Schools in District I of Davao City, Philippines.
Melanie Joyno Orig*, University of Mindanao, Davao City, Philippines
(1056D1223)

2:35 p.m.
Developmental Mathematics and Assessment: Where have we come from? Where are we now? Where are we going?
Kimberly J Presser*, Shippensburg University
(1056D1809)

2:55 p.m.
"Rock Math" a Successful Implementation of a Curriculum Designed to Help Underprepared Students make the Transition to College Mathematics.
Robert E Burks*, United States Military Academy
Eric W. Drake, United States Military Academy
(1056D1233)

3:15 p.m.
Online Interdisciplinary Mathematics: Project MESH.
Suzanne Galayda*, New Mexico State University
Kathleen Berver, New Mexico State University
(1056D11413)

3:35 p.m.
Beginning Behind: The Effect of Background Knowledge and Mathematical Self Image on University Precalculus Students' Success.
Christine L. Ebert, University of Delaware
Donna A. Mark*, University of Delaware
Rachael M. Todd, University of Delaware
(1056D1881)

3:55 p.m.
Understanding and addressing the social/emotional needs of learners with histories of difficulty in mathematics.
Michael H Davis*, UC Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science
(1056D1794)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.5:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Experiences that Enrich the Education of Mathematics Majors, I
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Suzanne M. Lenhart, University of Tennessee lenhart@math.utk.edu
Steven J. Schlicker, Grand Valley State University
J. Douglas Faires, Youngstown State University
Michael J. Dorff, Brigham Young University

2:15 p.m.
REU and REV program at the new institute, NIMBioS.
Suzanne Lenhart*, University of Tennessee
Sarah Duncan, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
(1056E5263)

2:35 p.m.
Enhancing teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics majors through transformative research and training in biological and bioinspired systems.
Kris Kappmeyer, HB Woodlawn, Arlington Public Schools, VA
Sarah Minerva Venuti, George Mason University, VA
Courtney Marie Chancellor, Southern Methodist University, TX
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer*, George Mason University, VA
(1056E5246)

2:55 p.m.
Collaborative Synthetic Biology Research for Undergraduates.
Jeffrey L Poet*, Missouri Western State University
Laurie J Heyer, Davidson College
(1056E51164)

3:15 p.m.
Enriching the Major through a Comprehensive Scholarship Program.
Deborah Lawrence*, The Sage Colleges
Tina Alves Mancuso, The Sage Colleges
(1056E51603)

3:35 p.m.
Integrating Civic Engagement in an Integral Calculus Course.
Barbara P. GonzalezArevalo*, Roosevelt University
Melanie Pivarski, Roosevelt University
(1056E5480)

3:55 p.m.
Undergraduate Research as Resource.
Michael E McDaniel*, Aquinas College
(1056E5266)

4:15 p.m.
From Inquiry to Research  Fostering Research with Undergraduates.
David A. Brown*, Ithaca College
(1056E5211)

4:35 p.m.
An undergraduate original research experience: Mathematical modeling with graph theory.
Faun C. C. Doherty*, Washington and Jefferson College
(1056E597)

4:55 p.m.
"Introduction to Being a Math Major" seminar.
Michael Dorff*, Brigham Young University
(1056E51200)

5:15 p.m.
BioMath Connection in Undergraduate Mathematics.
Urmi GhoshDastidar*, New York City College of Technology, CUNY
(1056E52016)

5:35 p.m.
Expanding Opportunities in Mathematics across the Curriculum.
Joyati Debnath*, Winona State University, Winona, MN
(1056E5763)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Preparing K12 Teachers to Teach Algebra, I
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Elizabeth Burroughs, Montana State University burrough@math.montana.edu
Angela M. Hodge, North Dakota State University
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona

2:15 p.m.
Developing a Comprehensive and Balanced Perspective on School Algebra Among Practicing Secondary School Mathematics Teachers.
Xuhui Li*, California State University  Long Beach
(1056N12062)

2:35 p.m.
Helping teachers develop algebraic reasoning skills through investigation of algebraic proofs and mathematical discourse experiences.
Tina Louise Johnston*, Oregon State University
Henry GillowWiles, Oregon State University
Margaret L. Niess, Oregon State University
(1056N12058)

2:55 p.m.
Extending from Multiplication of TwoDigit Numbers to Multiplication of Binomials and Beyond: Understanding the Learning Trajectory.
Trisha A. Bergthold*, San Jose State University
(1056N12057)

3:15 p.m.
Guiding Teachers to See Opportunities for Algebraic Reasoning in the Curriculum.
Dale R Oliver*, Humboldt State University
(1056N11927)

3:35 p.m.
Connecting Mathematics and Pedagogy in Courses for Future Algebra Teachers.
Rebecca H McGraw*, University of Arizona
William McCallum, University of Arizona
(1056N11804)

3:55 p.m.
The Concept of Variable and the Logic of Solving Equations and Inequalities.
Susanna Epp*, DePaul University
(1056N11800)

4:15 p.m.
Measuring the World: Preparing Elementary Teachers to Prepare Students for Algebra.
Susan L. Addington*, California State University, San Bernardino
(1056N11786)

4:35 p.m.
A course in Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching for preservice secondary teachers.
Diana White*, University of Colorado Denver
(1056N11699)

4:55 p.m.
An Innovative Course in Elementary Number Theory for Preservice Teachers.
Agnes M Rash*, Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA
(1056N11643)

5:15 p.m.
On Line Number and Algebra for InService Middle School Math Teachers.
Michael Mays*, West Virginia University
David Miller, West Virginia University
(1056N11477)

5:35 p.m.
Dihedral Groups for Preservice Elementary Teachers.
Leah Bridgers*, SUNY Oneonta
(1056N11475)

5:55 p.m.
Place Value  the Link Between Arithmetic and Success in Algebra.
Murray H Siegel*, Arizona State University, Polytechnic
(1056N1265)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Session on The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics, II
Room 2011, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Edwin P. Herman, University of Wisconsin  Stevens Point eherman@uwsp.edu
Nathan M. Wodarz, University of Wisconsin  Stevens Point

2:15 p.m.
Retention Benefits of Refocused College Algebra.
Bernadette F. Turner*, Lincoln University Jefferson City, MO
Donna Stallings, Lincoln University Jefferson City, MO
(1056Q11748)

2:35 p.m.
Teaching Reform in College Algebra.
Jinfeng Wei*, Maryville University of St. Louis
Guangwei Fan, Maryville University of St. Louis
Min Deng, Maryville University of St. Louis
(1056Q11177)

2:55 p.m.
Beliefs of Liberal Arts Mathematics Students Regarding the Nature of Mathematics.
Stephen D. Szydlik*, University of WisconsinOshkosh
(1056Q11549)

3:15 p.m.
Mathematics Teachers' Circles.
Harold B Reiter*, University of North Carolina Charlotte
Anthony Fernandes, University of North Carolina Charlotte
(1056Q11267)

3:35 p.m.
Helping PreService Teachers Address their Tendency of Overgeneralizing Proportionality: Using Nonproportional Situations and Focusing on Quantities and Relationships.
Kien H. Lim*, University of Texas at El Paso
(1056Q1243)

3:55 p.m.
How Prospective Mathematics Teachers Define Mathematical Definitions.
Nermin Tosmur  Bayazit*, Georgia State University
(1056Q11803)

4:15 p.m.
What Do Students Hear in Statistics Classes: Empirical Results from a Study of Lexical Ambiguity.
Diane Fisher*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jennifer Kaplan, Michigan State University
Neal Rogness, Grand Valley State University
(1056Q11060)

4:35 p.m.
Do discussion boards improve statistical reasoning skills?
Edwin Prine Herman*, University of WisconsinStevens Point
(1056Q11732)

4:55 p.m.
Strategies that worked for me in Teaching and Learning Undergraduate Mathematics.
Joyati Debnath*, Winona State University, Winona, MN
(1056Q12007)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Session on The MAA SUMMA Program Turns 20A Retrospective
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
William A. Hawkins Jr, MAA and the University of the District of Columbia bhawkins@maa.org
Efraim Armendariz, University of Texas at Austin
Camille A. McKayle, University of the Virgin Islands
Robert E. Megginson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2:15 p.m.
The San Antonio Prefreshman Engineering Program Turns 30  A Retrospective.
Manuel P. Berriozábal*, University of Texas at San Antonio
(1056G5438)

2:35 p.m.
Minorities and the MAA, Initial Steps.
Lida K. Barrett*, Knoxville, TN
(1056G5282)

2:55 p.m.
Stengthening Underrepresented Minority Mathematics Achievement Intervention Programs.
Florence Fasanelli*, AAAS
(1056G587)

3:15 p.m.
Starting and Running an REU for Minorities and Women.
Dennis Davenport*, National Science Foundation
Bonita Porter, Miami University
(1056G52139)

3:35 p.m.
Successful Intervention Programs in Mathematics for Undergraduates Historically Underrepresented in the Mathematicsbased Disciplines.
James A. Mendoza Epperson*, The University of Texas at Arlington
(1056G51938)

3:55 p.m.
Some Challenges to Broadening Participation in Mathematics at the Undergraduate Level.
Sylvia T. Bozeman*, Spelman College
(1056G51054)

4:15 p.m.
Speed Bumps and Potholes in the Road to Strengthening Underrepresented Minority Mathematics Achievement, Past, Present, and Future.
Robert E. Megginson*, University of Michigan
(1056G51176)

4:35 p.m.
Exploration of a Mathematics Enrichment Summer Camp for Underrepresented High School Students.
Sandra L. Richardson*, Lamar University
David S. Torain, Hampton University
(1056G51647)

4:55 p.m.
AIM Math Teachers' Circle Immersion Workshop.
Wade Ellis*, West Valley College
Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University
(1056G51653)

5:15 p.m.
The Director of SUMMA looks at SUMMA past, present, and future.
William A. Hawkins*, MAA/University of the District of Columbia
(1056G51324)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.4:30 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Texts: Famous, Infamous, and Influential, II
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Fernando Q. Gouvêa, Colby College fqgouvea@colby.edu
Amy ShellGellasch, Beloit College

2:15 p.m.
For the goodhearted reader: Joost Bürgi, the history of logarithms, and a work that should have been famous.
Kathleen M Clark*, Florida State University
(1056H11401)

2:35 p.m.
Parallel Insight, Priority, and Preeminence: John Napier, Joost Bürgi, and Famous Works on Logarithms.
Clemency J Montelle*, University of Canterbury
(1056H11018)

2:55 p.m.
Bougainville's Tratie du CalculIntegral.
James J Tattersall*, Providence College
(1056H1495)

3:15 p.m.
Warren Colburn's "First Lessons in Arithmetic".
Andrew B. Perry*, Springfield College
(1056H11095)

3:35 p.m.
"The Method of Rates:" The Books of Rice and Johnson.
George M. Rosenstein*, Franklin & Marshall College
(1056H1553)

3:55 p.m.
Osgood's Theory of Functions.
Lawrence A. D'Antonio*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(1056H1234)

4:15 p.m.
The Historian and the Mathematician: The Reception of the Biography by Michael Sean Mahoney of Pierre de Fermat.
Thomas Drucker*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(1056H11842)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.6:30 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Frontiers in Geomathematics
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Willi Freeden, University of Kaiserslautern
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida
Thomas H. Sonar, Technical University of Braunschweig

2:15 p.m.
Geomathematics  Role, Aims, and Potential.
Willi Freeden*, University of Kaiserslautern, Geomathematics Group
(1056861128)

3:15 p.m.
Modeling the Geomagnetic Field by Locally Supported Wavelets.
Christian Gerhards*, TU Kaiserslautern
(1056861134)

3:45 p.m.
Modeling of Geothermal Flow.
Isabel Ostermann*, TU Kaiserslautern
(1056861135)

4:15 p.m.
Slepian Functions for Signal Estimation and Spectral Analysis.
Frederik J Simons*, Princeton University
(1056861546)

4:45 p.m.
Spherical Harmonics, Splines and Wavelets  What Comes Next?
Michel Volker*, Geomathematics Group Siegen
(1056651132)

5:15 p.m.
EulerianLagrangian methods for multiphase multicomponent transport.
Thomas F. Russell*, National Science Foundation
(1056651849)

5:45 p.m.
Randomizing the time in the heat equation and blind deconvolution of galaxy images.
Alfred S. Carasso*, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD

6:10 p.m.
Moment Problems in Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Spaces.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Central Forida
(1056652123)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAAYoung Mathematicians' Network Poster Session
Room 3001, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Kim Roth, Juniata College
Michael C. Axtell, University of St. Thomas

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.3:25 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Cultivating mathematical interest and talent of precollege students: Outreach through summer math camps and academies.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michelle L. Ghrist, U.S. Air Force Academy
Panelists:
David Boliver, University of Central Oklahoma
Peter Kuchment, Texas A&M University
Lisa Rezac, University of St. Thomas
Hortensia SotoJohnson, University of Northern Colorado
Max L. Warshauer, Texas State University

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AWM Panel Discussion
Dual careers or dueling careers? Jobs and the twobody problem.
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Moderators:
Georgia Benkart, University of WisconsinMadison
Panelists:
Christine Min Wotipka, Stanford University
Ellen Spertus, Mills College and Google
David C. Manderscheid, University of NebraskaLincoln
Maia Averett, Mills College

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:25 p.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, III
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

2:30 p.m.
Proving in the Right Circles.
Linda McGuire*, Muhlenberg College
(1056Z1315)

2:45 p.m.
Algebra in the K5 Mathematics Curriculum: Keeping the Promise of Algebra for Every Age.
Judith Lynn Gieger*, Oglethorpe University
(1056Z11538)

3:00 p.m.
Uncovering Buffon's Essai d'Arithmetique Morale.
Dominic W Klyve*, Carthage College
Anna Lauren, Abbot Laboratories
(1056Z11613)

3:15 p.m.
Break.

3:30 p.m.
Comparison of InquiryBased Class Sessions and Lecture in the Context of Computer Assisted Algebra Instruction.
John C. Mayer*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1056Z11739)

3:45 p.m.
Open, online, homework help forums: Fostering a culture in which communication reflects a conceptual orientation toward the attainment of quantitative reasoning and literacy skills.
Carla Currin van de Sande*, Arizona State University
Frank S. Marfai, Arizona State University
(1056Z11362)

4:00 p.m.
Teaching For Transfer And High Cognitive Demand Through The Use Of Discourse In Algebra.
Kimberly M Vincent*, Washington State University
(1056Z11892)

4:15 p.m.
Closing the Gap: How Can Mathematics Instructors Empower Students for Academic Success in Future Mathematics Courses  Insights From the Developmental Psychology of Personal Mathematical Comprehension
Clyde L. Greeno*, MALEI Mathematics Institute
(1056Z12012)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Section Officers
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
The factorial function, integervalued polynomials, and $p$adic calculus.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Manjul Bhargava*, Princeton University

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 3:45 p.m.4:15 p.m.
AWM Business Meeting
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 3:50 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Committee on Graduate StudentsYoung Mathematicians' Network Panel Discussion
How to interview for a job in the mathematical sciences.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David C. Manderscheid, University of NebraskaLincoln
Panelists:
Allen Butler, Daniel H. Wagner Associates, Inc.
James Freeman, Cornell College
David C. Manderscheid,
Sharon Mosgrove, Concordia University
Sarah Ann Stewart, Belmont University

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Ben Fusaro Group
Foothills D, Marriott San Francisco

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Reception for Undergraduate Students
South Lobby, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 4:30 p.m.5:40 p.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, IV
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

4:30 p.m.
Using Clickers in a Refocused College Algebra Course  Part II.
Kathryn T Ernie*, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
Maren Gebhard, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
(1056Z11990)

4:45 p.m.
Click and Tell.
Benjamin J Galluzzo*, Shippensburg University
(1056Z1915)

5:00 p.m.
Promoting Clickers in Mathematics Courses at Virginia Military Institute.
Aprillya Lanz*, Virginia Military Institute
Vonda K Walsh, Virginia Military Institute
Daniel Joseph, Virginia Military Institute
(1056Z11893)

5:15 p.m.
Overcoming PreCalculus Misconceptions in Calculus Using Clickers.
Daniel Joseph*, Virginia Military Institute
Aprillya Lanz, Virginia Military Institute
Vonda Walsh, Virginia Military Institute
(1056Z1540)

5:30 p.m.
Improving Mathematical Practices to Prepare K12 Teachers on Algebraic Connections and Technology.
Seshaiyer Padmanabhan*, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Suh Jennifer, George Mason University, VA
(1056Z11286)

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Presentation
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Business Meeting, Reception, and Guest Lecture
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Business Meeting
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Reception for Graduate Students and FirstTime Participants
Atrium, Marriott San Francisco

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Quantum channels and their capacities.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Peter W. Shor*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(10568112)
Thursday January 14, 2010

Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
hotel has
Sierra F, Marriott San Francisco

Thursday January 14, 2010, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
First Floor Lobby, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic of Function Fields, I
Room 3009, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Allison Pacelli, Williams College apacelli@williams.edu
Michael Rosen, Brown University

8:00 a.m.
Fourier Coefficients, Relations, and Ranks in the Space of Eisenstein Series of a Function Field of a Finite Field.
Michael J. Daniel*, Drexel University
(105611538)

8:30 a.m.
Ramification in iterated towers for rational functions.
John T Cullinan*, Bard College
(105611365)

9:00 a.m.
Tate sequences and applications.
Cristian D Popescu*, University of California, San Diego
(105611373)

9:30 a.m.
Explicit points on elliptic curves over function fields.
Douglas Ulmer*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1056111161)

10:00 a.m.
On generators of arithmetic groups over function fields.
Mihran Papikian*, Pennsylvania State University
(1056111014)

10:30 a.m.
Ramification Groups and Differents in ArtinSchreier Composita.
Renate Scheidler*, University of Calgary
Qingquan Wu, University of Calgary
(105611757)

11:00 a.m.
Symmetries of characteristic p Lseries.
David Goss*, The Ohio State University
(105611668)

11:30 a.m.
Values of Goss $L$functions for Dirichlet characters at positive integers.
Matthew Papanikolas*, Texas A&M University
(105611431)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 3011, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Susan Cooper, University of NebraskaLincoln scooper4@math.unl.edu
Graham Leuschke, Syracuse University gjleusch@math.syr.edu
Sean M. SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University sean.satherwagstaff@ndsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
What is a system of parameters?
Craig Huneke*, University of Kansas
Louiza Fouli, New Mexico St. University
(105613721)

8:30 a.m.
Syzygy Theorem via Comparison of Order Ideals.
Phillip A. Griffith, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexandra Seceleanu*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1056131439)

9:00 a.m.
Hochster's Theta invariant and the HodgeRiemann bilinear relations.
W. Frank Moore, Cornell Univ.
Greg Piepmeyer*, Univ. of MissouriColumbia
Sandra Sprioff, Univ. of Mississippi
Mark E Walker, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln
(1056131484)

9:30 a.m.
Test ideals in nonQGorenstein rings.
Karl Schwede*, University of Michgian
(105613774)

10:00 a.m.
On the Behavior of Test Ideals Under Generically Separable Finite Morphisms.
Kevin Tucker*, University of Michigan
Karl Schwede, University of Michigan
(1056131480)

10:30 a.m.
A numerical condition for equisingularity.
Steven Kleiman, MIT
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University
Javid Validashti*, University of Kansas
(105613835)

11:00 a.m.
Beyond Numerics in BoijSoederberg Theory.
Daniel Erman*, University of California, Berkeley
(105613599)

11:30 a.m.
Sheaves on $P^1 \times P^1$.
David Eisenbud*, University of California, Berkeley
FrankOlaf Schreyer, Universitaet des Saarlandes
(1056141743)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Aspects of Link and 3manifold Invariants, II
Room 3016, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University kasten@math.lsu.edu
Effie Kalfagianni, Michigan State University

8:00 a.m.
Reidemeister Torsion and the Apolynomial.
Charles Frohman*, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska, National Science Foundation
(105657999)

8:30 a.m.
Quantum form of the Reidemeister torsion of a knot complement.
Charles D Frohman, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, National Science Foundation
(1056571173)

9:00 a.m.
Higher Mahler measures.
Matilde N Lalin*, University of Alberta
(105611442)

9:30 a.m.
First coefficient of the Conway polynomial of virtual links.
Sergei Chmutov*, Ohio State University, Mansfield
(105657705)

10:00 a.m.
Turaev genus, knot signature, and the knot homology concordance invariants.
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University
Adam Lowrance*, University of Iowa
(105657427)

10:30 a.m.
Geometry of Lorenz knots.
Ilya Kofman*, College of Staten Island, City University of New York
(1056571710)

11:00 a.m.
Adequate knots, guts, and volumes I: surfaces and polyhedra.
David Futer, Temple University
Efstratia Kalfagianni, Michigan State University
Jessica S Purcell*, Brigham Young University
(1056571825)

11:30 a.m.
Adequate knots, guts, and volumes II: volume and Jones polynomial.
David Futer*, Temple University
Efstratia Kalfagianni, Michigan State University
Jessica S Purcell, Brigham Young University
(1056571913)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Graph Algebras in Analysis and Algebra, I
Room 3007, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Gene Abrams, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs abrams@math.uccs.edu
Mark Tomforde, University of Houston

8:00 a.m.
Isomorphism and Morita equivalence of graph algebras I.
Gene Abrams, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Mark Tomforde*, University of Houston
(105646959)

8:30 a.m.
Isomorphism and Morita equivalence of graph algebras II.
Gene Abrams*, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Mark Tomforde, University of Houston
(105616943)

9:00 a.m.
Leavitt path algebras and graph C*algebras of separated graphs, I.
Pere Ara*, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Kenneth R. Goodearl, University of California at Santa Barbara
(105616787)

10:00 a.m.
Leavitt path algebras and graph C*algebras of separated graphs, II.
P. Ara, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
K.R. Goodearl*, University of California at Santa Barbara
(105616828)

10:30 a.m.
NevanlinnaPick interpolation for the Schur class associated with a directed graph.
Joseph A. Ball*, Virginia Tech
Sanne ter Horst, Utrecht University
(105647328)

11:00 a.m.
Leavitt Path Algebras with Coefficients in a Noncommutative Ring.
Jennifer Firkins Nordstrom*, Linfield College
(1056161106)

11:30 a.m.
Explicit isomorphisms of purely infinite simple Leavitt path algebras.
Chris Smith*, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Gene Abrams, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
(105616866)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Interactions of Inverse Problems, Signal Processing, and Imaging, I
Room 2000, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu

8:00 a.m.
CramerRao Bound for Estimating Nonlinear Parameters in a Model for Chemical Species Separation using Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Emily K. Bice*, California State University, Fullerton
Venkata V. Chebrolu, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Huanzhou Yu, Global MR Applied Science Laboratory, GE Healthcare, Menlo Park, CA
Jean H Brittain, Global MR Applied Science Laboratory, GE Healthcare, Madison, WI
Scott B. Reeder, Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Angel R. Pineda, California State University, Fullerton
(1056621387)

8:30 a.m.
Sequential Lower SemiContinuity of NonLocal Functionals.
Peter Elbau*, Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics
(1056491514)

9:00 a.m.
On detection of small low emission sources.
Peter Kuchment*, Texas A&M University
David Darrow, UT Medical Branch at Galveston
Yulia Hristova, Texas A&M University
Guido Kanschat, Texas A&M University
(1056351029)

9:30 a.m.
Compressed sensing via information theoretic methods.
Akram Aldroubi*, Vanderbilt University
Haichao Wang, Vanderbilt University
(105694843)

10:00 a.m.
Multiscale elasticity imaging.
Pierre Garapon*, Stanford University
Habib Ammari, Ecole Polytechnique
François Jouve, University Denis Diderot, PARIS VII
(1056351378)

10:30 a.m.
Reconstruction of Piecewise Constant Images Using Nonsmooth Noncovex Minimization.
Mila Nikolova*, Centre de Mathematiques et de Leurs Applications
(1056492145)

11:00 a.m.
Beyond the ShannonNyquist Theorem.
Yves Meyer*, Centre de Mathematiques et de Leurs Applications
(1056412143)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Methods in Signal Processing, I
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Shamgar Gurevich, University of California Berkeley shamgar@math.berkeley.edu
Ronny Hadani, University of Chicago
Olga Holtz, University of California Berkeley and Technical University Berlin
Oded Schwartz, Technical University Berlin
Nir Sochen, Tel Aviv University

8:00 a.m.
Desired properties of identity codes.
Anant Sahai*, UC Berkeley
Kristen Ann Woyach, UC Berkeley
(1056941688)

9:00 a.m.
GroupTheoretic Algorithms for Matrix Multiplication.
Chris Umans*, Caltech
(1056681303)

9:30 a.m.
Polyphase Sequence Families with Low Correlation from the Bounds of Character Sums.
Gong Guang*, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo
Zilong Wang, Beijing University
(1056941550)

10:00 a.m.
Near Shannon limit low Peak to Average Power Ratio Turbo Block Coded OFDM.
Vahid Tarokh*, Harvard University
Maryam Sabbaghian, Harvard University
Besma Smida, Purdue University
Yongjun Kwak, Harvard University
(1056051043)

11:00 a.m.
Algebra and MultiCamera Networks.
Nigel Boston*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(1056941747)

11:30 a.m.
On applications of noncommutative Fourier analysis in computational science.
Hans Z MuntheKaas*, University of Bergen, Norway
(1056651148)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Mathematics of Information and Knowledge, I
Room 2012, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Naoki Saito, University of California Davis saito@math.ucdavis.edu
Ronald R. Coifman, Yale University
James G. Glimm, SUNY at Stony Brook
Peter W. Jones, Yale University
Mauro Maggioni, Duke University
Jared Tanner, University of Edinburgh

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Voting Theory, I
Room 2010, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michael Jones, Mathematical Reviews maj@ams.org
Brian Hopkins, Saint Peter's College
Tommy Ratliff, Wheaton College

8:00 a.m.
Minimal Requirements for Representation in the Democratic Primary.
Jennifer M Wilson*, Eugene Lang College the New School for Liberal Arts
Michael A Jones, Mathematical Reviews
(105691732)

8:30 a.m.
The Evaluation and Comparison of Thresholds for Divisor Methods.
Michael A Jones*, Mathematical Reviews
Jennifer M. Wilson, Eugene Lang College of the New School University
(105691714)

9:00 a.m.
Analysis of Cumulative Voting's Potential to Yield Fair Representation.
Duane Cooper*, Morehouse College
(1056912017)

9:30 a.m.
Algebraic Voting Theory.
Michael E. Orrison*, Harvey Mudd College
(105620756)

10:00 a.m.
Statistical Inconsistencies of Ranked Data.
Anna E Bargagliotti*, The University of Memphis
Michael Orrison, Harvey Mudd College
(105691780)

10:30 a.m.
Manipulating Profiles in Nonparametric Statistics: Stacking and Switching.
Sarah Berube, Gordon College
KarlDieter Crisman*, Gordon College
(10569184)

11:00 a.m.
Frequency of violations of monotonicity.
Robert Z. Norman*, Dartmouth College
(1056911858)

11:30 a.m.
Concensus among Concensus Methods.
Anna Popova*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, Psychology
Michel Regenwetter, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, Psychology
(105691620)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis and Control Under Uncertainty, I
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Xioaming Wang, Florida State University
Yanzhao Cao, Auburn University
Catalin Trenchea, University of Pittsburgh trenchea@pitt.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Estimation of functional uncertainty using Polynomial Chaos and adjoint equations.
Ionel Michael Navon*, Dept of Scientific Computing/ Florida State University
K Alekseev Aleksey, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
M E Zelentsov, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
(1056931622)

8:30 a.m.
Long Time Behavior of Stochastically Forced PDEs.
Jonathan C. Mattingly*, Duke University
(1056371929)

9:00 a.m.
Stochastic Analysis, Control and Nonlinear Filtering of Fluid Dynamic Models.
S. S. Sritharan*, Naval Postgraduate School
(105660507)

9:30 a.m.
Optimal Parameter Tuning for Stability under Uncertainty.
Wolfgang Kliemann*, Iowa State University
(105693741)

10:00 a.m.
A NonStochastic Talk on Stochastic Optimization / Control.
AnaMaria Croicu*, Kennesaw State University
(1056491724)

10:30 a.m.
Groundwater Reactive Transport Modeling under Uncertainty.
Ming Ye*, Department of Scientific Computing, Florida State University
(1056621564)

11:00 a.m.
An Efficient Spectral Method for Acoustic Scattering from Rough Surfaces.
Jie Shen*, Purdue University
(1056651716)

11:30 a.m.
Approximating long time statistical properties of large chaotic systems.
Xiaoming Wang*, Florida State University
(1056761971)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Applications of Time Scales to Biology, Economics, and Engineering, I
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Martin Bohner, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Billur Kaymakcalan, Georgia Southern UniversityStatesboro billur@georgiasouthern.edu
Allan Peterson, University of NebraskaLincoln

8:00 a.m.
Eigenvalue intervals for a system of generalized second order three point nonlinear boundary value problems on a time scale.
Johnny Henderson*, Baylor University
(10563427)

8:30 a.m.
Higher order singular multipoint boundary value problems on time scales.
Abdulkadir Dogan, University of Nigde, Nigde, Turkey
John R Graef*, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Lingju Kong, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(105639746)

9:00 a.m.
The Existence of Multiple Nontrivial Solutions of Boundary Value Problems of SecondOrder Dynamic Equations on a Time Scale.
Heidi A Berger*, Simpson College
(1056391540)

9:30 a.m.
Positive periodic solutions of functional differential equations on time scales and population models.
Youssef Naim Raffoul*, University of Dayton
Joan Hoffacker, Clemson University
(105637806)

10:00 a.m.
Implications of time scales to spraying mosquitoes for West Nile prevention.
Joan Hoffacker*, Clemson University
(1056341269)

10:30 a.m.
A predatorprey system on a time scale.
Nickolai Kosmatov*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1056391491)

11:00 a.m.
A Ratio Dependent PredatorPrey System on a Time Scale.
Eric R. Kaufmann*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1056921325)

11:30 a.m.
Model for antibiotic resistant bacteria in a river.
Bonita A Lawrence*, Marshall University
Anna Mummert, Marshall University
(1056341456)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry, I
Room 3005, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
BoHae Im, ChungAng University
Jennifer JohnsonLeung, University of Idaho jenfns@uidaho.edu
Jennifer Paulhus, Kansas State University

8:00 a.m.
Generalizing a Theorem of Richard Brauer.
BoHae Im*, ChungAng University, Seoul
Michael Larsen, Indiana University
(1056111179)

8:30 a.m.
Numerical evidence for BruinierYang conjecture and comparison with denominators of Igusa class polynomials.
Kristin E. Lauter*, Microsoft Research
Bianca Viray, University of California at Berkeley
Jennifer JohnsonLeung, University of Idaho
Adriana Salerno, Bates College
Erika Frugoni, University of Colorado
Helen Grundman, Bryn Mawr College
(1056111633)

9:00 a.m.
Bounds for the torsion subgroup of elliptic curves over fields with bounded ramification.
Álvaro LozanoRobledo*, University of Connecticut  Storrs
Benjamin Lundell, Cornell University
(1056111092)

9:30 a.m.
The growth of MordellWeil ranks on tower of Jacobians.
Guillermo Mantilla*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(1056111083)

10:00 a.m.
Points on Quadratic Twists of $X_0(N)$.
Ekin Ozman*, University of WisconsinMadison
(1056111529)

10:30 a.m.
AntiHasse Principles for Algebraic Curves.
Pete L. Clark*, University of Georgia
(105611470)

11:00 a.m.
Cox rings of big rational surfaces.
Damiano Testa, UNiversity of Oxford
Anthony VarillyAlvarado*, Rice University
Mauricio Velasco, University of California at Berkeley
(1056141723)

11:30 a.m.
Equations of curves with automorphisms.
David J Swinarski*, University of Georgia
(105614642)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Environmental Modeling
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Karen D. Bolinger, Clarion University
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University fusaro@mail.math.fsu.edu

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part A
Educating about the state of the planet and sustainability while enhancing calculus.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Thomas J. Pfaff, Ithaca College

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #8: Part A
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Ralph Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Biomathematics, I
Room 3012, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Enhancement of cargo processivity by cooperating molecular motors.
Filippo Posta*, UCLA
Maria R. D'Orsogna, Cal State Northridge
Tom Chou, UCLA
(10569258)

8:15 a.m.
Influence of inhalation injury on mortality of burn patients.
Fatemeh Emdad*, The University of Texas Medical Branch
Clarisse Djukom, The university of Texas medical branch
David N. Herndon, UTMB
Marc G. Jeschke, utmb
(105692170)

8:30 a.m.
A fixed point theorem for a general epidemic model.
Adam R. Lucas*, Saint Mary's College of California
(105692227)

8:45 a.m.
Additive damage model for anticancer drug combinations.
Ardith W ElKareh, Arizona Research LaboratoriesMicrocirculation, University of Arizona
Leslie B. Jones*, University of Arizona
Timothy W Secomb, Department of Physiology, University of Arizona
(105692244)

9:00 a.m.
TwoLayer Human Right Ventricle Models with Patch and Anisotropic Material Properties for Ventricle Remodeling and Pulmonary Valve Replacement Surgical Optimization: Flow and Stress Analysis.
Dalin Tang*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Chun Yang, Beijing Normal University
Tal Geva, Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital, Boston
Pedro del Nido, Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital, Boston
(105692409)

9:15 a.m.
Human Carotid Plaque Progression Correlated Positively with Flow Shear Stress and Negatively with Plaque Wall Stress: 3D FSI Models Using MultiYear PatientTracking In Vivo MRI.
Chun Yang*, Beijing Normal University
Dalin Tang, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Gador Canton, University of Washington, Seattle
Thomas S. Hatsukami, University of Washington, Seattle
Chun Yuan, University of Washington, Seattle
(105692417)

9:30 a.m.
Existence and stability of steady states of a reaction convection diffusion equation modeling microtubule formation.
Shantia Yarahmadian*, Mississippi State University
Sidney L. Shaw, Indiana University
Kevin Zumbrun, Indiana University
Blake Barker, Indiana University
(105692531)

9:45 a.m.
Stochastic Modeling of The Loss of Telomere Sequences.
V Arunachalam*, University of los Andes
(105692627)

10:00 a.m.
Numerical Modeling of Intracranial Aneurysms.
Lisa M Melanson*, Northwestern University
(1056761703)

10:15 a.m.
The effects of boundary transport and antioxidants on stability of a model of atherogenesis.
L. R. Ritter*, Southern Polytechnic State University
A. I. Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
J. R. Walton, Texas A & M University
(105692701)

10:30 a.m.
A ReactionDiffusion Model of Cartilage Regeneration in CellSeeded Scaffolds.
Janine M. Haugh*, North Carolina State University
Mansoor A. Haider, North Carolina State University
(105692817)

10:45 a.m.
An algorithm for predicting minimal paths between genomes.
Elinor Velasquez*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(105692933)

11:00 a.m.
The consequences of ant behavior for the spatial population dynamics of a southern wildflower.
Judith E Canner*, North Carolina State University
Robert R Dunn, North Carolina State University
Itamar Giladi, BenGurion University, Israel
Kevin Gross, North Carolina State University
(105692985)

11:15 a.m.
Replicator equations and the principle of minimal production of information: some applications to biological models.
Georgiy P. Karev*, Lockheed Martin MSD; National Institute of Health
(1056921153)

11:30 a.m.
Geometry and Dynamics of ActivityDependent Homeostatic Regulation in Neurons.
Andrey V. Olypher*, Emory University
Astrid A. Prinz, Emory University
(1056921180)

11:45 a.m.
Coexistence of Ecotypes in a Quasilinear SizeStructured Population Model.
Azmy S Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Paul Leonard Salceanu*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Baoling Ma, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1056921197)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Differential and Difference Equations, I
Room 3018, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Correctors and Field Fluctuations for the $p_{\epsilon}(x)$Laplacian with Rough Exponents.
Silvia Jimenez*, Louisiana State University
Robert Lipton, Louisiana State University
(10563593)

8:15 a.m.
Maximizing distinguishability in optical tomography through selection of an optimal source: Function spaces and inner products.
Bonnie C Jacob*, Clemson University
(105635190)

8:30 a.m.
Break.

8:45 a.m.
A variational principle associated with a certain class of boundary value problems.
Abbas Momeni*, Queen's University
(105635436)

9:00 a.m.
Solutions for 2Dimensional Coupled KuramotoSivashinskyKdV Equations.
Maomao Cai*, Weber State University
Dening Li, West Virginia University
Chontita Rattanakul, Mahidol University, Thailand
(105635490)

9:15 a.m.
On Nonlinear Evolution of Convective Flow in an Active Mushy Layer.
Dambaru Bhatta*, The University of TexasPan American
Mallikarjunaiah S. Muddamallappa, Texas A&M University
Daniel N. Riahi, The University of TexasPan American
(1056351213)

9:30 a.m.
A Finite Difference Approximation for an Amphibian Juvenileadult Migration System.
Azmy S. Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Keng Deng*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Qihua Huang, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(105635667)

9:45 a.m.
Stratified steady water waves.
Samuel Walsh*, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University
(105635681)

10:00 a.m.
Stability of spherically propagating thermal frontal polymerization waves.
Vladimir A. Volpert, Northwestern University
Esteban Urdiales*, Northwestern University
(105635685)

10:15 a.m.
Fractional differential equations for modeling anomalous diffusion in porous medium.
Sergei Fomin*, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research
Vladimir Chugunov, Kazan State University
(105635807)

10:30 a.m.
Asymptotic analysis for the 3D primitive equations in a channel.
ChangYeol Jung*, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology
Roger Temam, Indiana University
Makram Hamouda, Dept. of Mathematics, Bizerte, Tunisia
(105635842)

10:45 a.m.
The refractor problem with loss of energy and Monge  Ampère type of Equation.
Cristian E Gutierrez, Temple University
Henok Z Mawi*, Temple University
(105635920)

11:00 a.m.
Norm Estimates for Composite Operators Applied to Harmonic Forms.
Shusen Ding*, Seattle University
(105635978)

11:15 a.m.
Symbolic Computation of Conservation Laws of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations.
L. Douglas Poole*, Colorado School of Mines
Willy Hereman, Colorado School of Mines
(1056351414)

11:30 a.m.
The Kawahara equation in weighted Sobolev spaces.
Netra P. Khanal*, University of Wisconsin  Washington County
Jiahong Wu, Oklahoma State University
JuanMing Yuan, Providence University, Taiwan
(1056351100)

11:45 a.m.
The Generation and Propagation of Water Waves on a Running Stream.
Lokenath Debnath*, University of TexasPan American
(1056351191)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.9:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Geometry and Topology, III
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Surfaces in generic toroidal 3manifolds.
Ryan DerbyTalbot*, Quest University Canada
(1056571742)

8:15 a.m.
$A_\infty$Bialgebras of Type $(m,n)$.
Ainhoa Berciano, Universidad del País VascoEuskal Herriko Unibertsitatea
Sean Evans, University of Pittsburgh
Ronald Umble*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(105655161)

8:30 a.m.
Homomorphisms of $L_{\infty}$ Modules.
Michael P. Allocca*, North Carolina State University
(105655544)

8:45 a.m.
A Metric for Homotopy Types.
Nicholas A Scoville*, Dartmouth College
(105655923)

9:00 a.m.
Stabilization of Homotopy Limits.
Eric L Finster*, University of Virginia
(1056551616)

9:15 a.m.
The Third Torus Complex is Simply Connected.
Brie A Finegold*, University of California at Santa Barbara
(1056551666)

9:30 a.m.
Location of Zeros of Polynomials.
C. AffaneAji*, Tuskegee University
N. Agarwal, Auburn University, AL
N. K. Govil, Auburn University, AL
(1056321230)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, I
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Triangular arrays induced from trigonometric functions.
Hungping Tsao*, Novato, CA
(10561110)

8:15 a.m.
GrossZagier subgroups of elliptic curves over $\mathbb{Q}$.
William A Stein*, University of Washington
(10561122)

8:30 a.m.
Construction of Even Length Binary Sequences with High Asymptotic Merit Factor.
Tingyao Xiong*, Michigan State University
Hall I. Jonathan, Michigan State University
(105694537)

8:45 a.m.
The Value of the Zeta Function at an Odd Argument.
Badih N. Ghusayni*, Lebanese University
(105611133)

9:00 a.m.
Arithmetic Progressions on Curves of Degree Five.
Alejandra Alvarado*, University of Arizona
(105611171)

9:15 a.m.
On Generalization of Lambert Series.
Tom Osler, Rowan University
Abdul Hassen*, Rowan Univeristy
(1056111400)

9:30 a.m.
The fluctuations in the number of points on a family of curves over a finite field.
Maosheng Xiong*, Pennsylvania State University
(105611200)

9:45 a.m.
More Sums than Differences Sets and Beyond.
Yufei Zhao*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(105611343)

10:00 a.m.
Minimal product sets sizes in nonabelian groups.
Yakov I BerchenkoKogan*, California Institute of Technology
(105611360)

10:15 a.m.
An Infinite Family of Recursive Formulas Generating Power Moments of Kloosterman Sums with Trace One Arguments: $O(2n+1, 2^r)$ Case.
Dae San Kim*, Sogang University
(105611430)

10:30 a.m.
Perfect Parallelepipeds Exist.
Jorge F Sawyer*, Lafayette College
Clifford A Reiter, Lafayette College
(105611500)

10:45 a.m.
On the Convergence of Maximum Roots of a Fibonacci Type Polynomial Sequence.
Robert Molina, Alma College
Aklilu Zeleke*, Michigan State University
(1056401660)

11:00 a.m.
On the zeros of Epstein zeta functions.
Yoonbok Lee*, Yonsei University
(105611570)

11:15 a.m.
Galois theory for tame dodecic local fields.
Chad Awtrey*, Arizona State University
(105611631)

11:30 a.m.
Arithmetic of Curves and ErrorCorrection.
Radoslav M Kirov*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Iwan M Duursma, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(105611697)

11:45 a.m.
Two Identities Involving Generalized Fibonacci Numbers.
Curtis N. Cooper*, University of Central Missouri
(1056111210)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Experiences in Business, Industry, and Government
Room 2011, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Philip Gustafson, Mesa State College pgustafs@mesastate.edu
Michael Monticino, University of North Texas

8:00 a.m.
A Robust, MultiCriteria Modeling Approach for Optimizing Aeromedical Evacuation Asset Emplacement.
Nathaniel D Bastian*, United States Army
(1056J5113)

8:20 a.m.
The US blood supply, bioterrorism and mathematics.
Sonja Sandberg*, Framingham State College
(1056J51600)

8:40 a.m.
Using Radar to Identify Persons Carrying Wires.
William P Fox*, Naval Postgraduate School
John Vesecky, University of CaSanta Cruz
Kip Laws, University of CA, Santa Cruz
(1056J5750)

9:00 a.m.
Probability in Solutions for Assembly in Earth Orbit of a NASA Spacecraft for Travel to Mars.
Richard D Jarvinen*, Winona State University
(1056J5583)

9:20 a.m.
A Green's Function Technique for Radiation Transport in Three Dimensions.
Candice Rockell*, Old Dominion University
John Tweed, Old Dominion University
(1056J5788)

9:40 a.m.
Why companies need mathematicians even during rough times.
Carla D Martin*, James Madison University
(1056J52085)

10:00 a.m.
Movie Recommendation Systems.
Erich Kreutzer*, Davidson College
(1056J51711)

10:20 a.m.
Searching for the home base of a serial criminal.
Mike O'Leary*, Towson University
(1056J5811)

10:40 a.m.
Statistical Inconsistency in the Audit Risk Model.
Richard J Cleary*, Bentley University
(1056J51736)

11:00 a.m.
Scoring line of best fit test questions.
James H Fife*, Educational Testing Service
(1056J5783)

11:20 a.m.
An Alternative Distributional Model for Control of Process Particle Counts in the Semiconductor Industry.
Robert K. Henderson*, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
(1056J51384)

11:40 a.m.
Calculating the Greeks via Malliavin Calculus for Variance Gamma Process in PoissonWiener Space.
Dervis Bayazit*, Florida State University
Craig A Nolder, Florida State University
(1056J51727)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, V
Room 3000, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

8:00 a.m.
When uniformity must be replaced by nonuniformity: on finite difference approximations of the BlackScholes equation on nonuniform grids.
Daniel D. Sheng*, Westwood High School
Myles D. Baker, Baylor University
(1056Z11094)

8:15 a.m.
A Lagrage Interpolation Mean Convergence.
Javad Namazi*, FDU
(1056Z1332)

8:30 a.m.
$L_{\infty}$ Algebras and Symmetric Braces.
Mindy Beth Capaldi*, North Carolina State University
(1056Z1610)

8:45 a.m.
Fibonacci Numbers and Collections of Mutually Disjoint Convex Subsets of a Totally Ordered Set.
Tyler Clark*, Western Kentucky University Honors College
Tom Richmond, Western Kentucky University
(1056Z11279)

9:00 a.m.
Generating Pythagorean Triples.
Constance C Edwards*, California University of Pennsylvania
(1056Z11307)

9:15 a.m.
A New Characterization of Dimension Zero.
Jay Stine*, Misericordia University
(1056Z1451)

9:30 a.m.
A Lesson Study in Real Analysis.
Brigitte Lahme*, Sonoma State University
Jerry Morris, Sonoma State University
Elaine Newman, Sonoma State University
(1056Z11762)

9:45 a.m.
InquiryBased Learning for Middle and High School Mathematics Teachers  Part I.
Shing S. So*, University of Central Missouri
Mahmoud Yousef, University of Central Missouri
(1056Z11214)

10:00 a.m.
InquiryBased Learning for Middle and High School Mathematics Teachers  Part II.
Mahmoud Yousef*, University of Central Missouri
Shing S. So, University of Central Missouri
(1056Z11217)

10:15 a.m.
A model for highschool teacher professional development and student learning.
Galen E. Turner*, Louisiana Tech University
James D. Nelson, Louisiana Tech University
Kelly B. Crittenden, Louisiana Tech University
Jane A. Petrus, Louisiana Tech University
(1056Z11152)

10:30 a.m.
Middle Mathematics Mobilization Program for Middle School Teachers.
Aaron K Trautwein*, Carthage College, Kenosha Wisconsin
(1056Z11292)

10:45 a.m.
Being a Student Again: My Summer in a Research Experience for K12 Teachers.
Erin Elizabeth Pitney*, Beaverton School District
(1056Z11941)

11:00 a.m.
How Might We Prepare PreService High School Teachers to Teach Using Computer Algebra Systems?
Tom Fox*, University of HoustonClear Lake
(1056Z12080)

11:15 a.m.
Mathematics workshops for parents and children as hybrid spaces.
Jose Maria Menendez*, Radford University
(1056Z1827)

11:30 a.m.
Projects to Enhance Revised Algebra and Functions.
Kenneth J Bernard*, Virginia State University
(1056Z11192)

11:45 a.m.
A Classroom Project on Protecting Social Security Numbers from Identity Theft.
Yajun Yang*, Farmingdale State College, State University of New York
Katherine Zhu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1056Z11458)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics, Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice, I
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Patricia Hale, California State Polytechnic University Pomona phale@csupomona.edu
Shandy Hauk, University of Northern Colorado
Dave Kung, St. Mary's College, Maryland

8:00 a.m.
A First Year Seminar on Exploring Data for Social Change.
Maria G Fung*, Worcester State College
(1056H72081)

8:20 a.m.
Teaching Mathematics and Democracy.
Maura Mast*, University of Massachusetts Boston
(1056H71989)

8:40 a.m.
Gender Inequity in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
Bryan Nankervis*, Texas State UniversitySan Marcos
(1056H7940)

9:00 a.m.
Keeping the Doors Open: A Summer Algebra Camp for Underrepresented Minority Middle School Students.
J B Fink*, Kalamazoo College
E D Nordmoe, Kalamazoo College
(1056H7300)

9:20 a.m.
Changing Teachers' Concept of Mathematics with the Goal of Providing Equal Opportunity for All Students to Succeed in Learning Algebra.
Judith M. Kysh*, San Francisco State University
Diane Resek, San Francisco State University
(1056H7991)

9:40 a.m.
Creative Mathematics for All? A Survey of Preservice Teachers' Attitudes about Students' Capabilities.
Deborah E Berg*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1056H71558)

10:00 a.m.
Service Learning in Support of Financial Literacy.
Andrew Miller*, Belmont University
(1056H7885)

10:20 a.m.
Mathematics as a Subversive Activity  Questioning Authority and Promoting Independent Thinking.
Jack Bookman*, Duke University
(1056H7486)

10:40 a.m.
Math and Social Issues.
Mouchumi Bhattacharyya, University of the Pacific
Christopher Goff, University of the Pacific
Larry J Langley*, University of the Pacific
(1056H71696)

11:00 a.m.
Social justice in the classroom through realworld examples.
Lily S. Khadjavi*, Loyola Marymount University
(1056H71450)

11:20 a.m.
A PanAfrican Model for Developing Mathematical Talent in Africa.
Josephine Davis Davis*, Quality Education for Minorities/Fort Valley State University
Monica Mitchell, Quality Education for Minorities
(1056H71932)

11:40 a.m.
Teaching Numerical Analysis in Cambodia.
Angel R. Pineda*, California State University, Fullerton
(1056H71663)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.9:15 a.m.
MAA Session on Experiences that Enrich the Education of Mathematics Majors, II
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Suzanne M. Lenhart, University of Tennessee lenhart@math.utk.edu
Steven J. Schlicker, Grand Valley State University
J. Douglas Faires, Youngstown State University
Michael J. Dorff, Brigham Young University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Courses for the Liberal Arts Students, I
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Reva Kasman, Salem State College rkasman@salemstate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Using CLA in the Classroom Performance Tasks for Assessment in a Quantitative Reasoning Course.
Gerald W. Kruse*, Juniata College
(1056J11118)

8:20 a.m.
Egyptian Fractions.
Bill Linderman*, King College
(1056J11907)

8:40 a.m.
Ethnomathematics as an Interdisciplinary Outreach Course.
Darrah Chavey*, Beloit College
(1056J11481)

9:00 a.m.
The Mystical Math Room.
Mairead K Greene*, Rockhurst University
(1056J12040)

9:20 a.m.
The Mathematics of Powered Flight. The airplane course revisited.
George Rublein*, College of William and Mary
(1056J11756)

9:40 a.m.
How to Include More of the Arts in Mathematics for Liberal Arts.
Julian F Fleron*, Westfield State College
Volker Ecke, Westfield State College
Christine von Renessee, Westfield State College
Philip K Hotchkiss, Westfield State College
(1056J12008)

10:00 a.m.
The Whole Truth about Whole Numbers.
Agnes M Rash*, Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA
(1056J11584)

10:20 a.m.
Liberal Arts Math  An Activity Based Class.
Ann C Hanson*, Columbia College Chicago
(1056J11618)

10:40 a.m.
Borrowing literary structures for mathematics lessons.
Teresa E. Moore*, Ithaca College
L. Christine Kinsey, Canisius College
(1056J11630)

11:00 a.m.
Geometry and Renaissance Paintings.
Daniel F Pinzon*, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
(1056J12055)

11:20 a.m.
Applications of Mathematics: Using MultiMedia Curriculum to Teach Mathematics to Liberal Arts Majors.
Barbara L Hess*, California University of Pennsylvania
(1056J1964)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Using Computer Algebra Systems in the Calculus Sequence
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
William Marion, Valparaiso University Bill.Marion@valpo.edu

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Engaging Students with Classroom Voting
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Derek Bruff, Venderbilt University derek.bruff@vanderbilt.edu
Kien Lim, University of Texas at El Paso
Kelly Cline, Carroll College

8:00 a.m.
Use of Classroom Voting In Liberal Arts College Classes (Small and Large).
Ron Buckmire*, Occidental College
(1056E1279)

8:20 a.m.
Clickers in the Classroom.
Kimberly Jordan Burch*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1056E1268)

8:40 a.m.
Classroom Voting: Using Students' Responses to Write Better Questions.
M. McGivneyBurelle Jean*, University of Hartford
(1056E11619)

9:00 a.m.
Utilizing Personal Response Systems (Clickers) in Liberal Arts Mathematics Courses to Support a Lecture Format.
Janet A White*, Millersville University of PA
(1056E11348)

9:20 a.m.
Using Clickers in a Refocused College Algebra Course  Part I.
Erick B Hofacker*, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
Kay Shager, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
(1056E11985)

9:40 a.m.
Preservice Elementary Teachers' Perceptions of Clicker Use in their College Mathematics Course.
Travis K Miller*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(1056E1682)

10:00 a.m.
Using Classroom Response Systems in Mathematics to Facilitate Discourse, Reasoning, and Representations in the Development of Mathematical Content Teacher Knowledge.
Sherrie J Serros*, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
Kathryn T Ernie, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
Erick B Hofacker, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
(1056E12009)

10:20 a.m.
Using Classroom Voting to Address Students' Probability Misconceptions.
Tami K. Dashley*, University of Texas at El Paso
(1056E1618)

10:40 a.m.
A randomized experiment exploring features of clicker use and their impact on undergraduate students' engagement and learning in statistics.
Herle M. McGowan*, North Carolina State University
Brenda K. Gunderson, University of Michigan
Vijay N. Nair, University of Michigan
(1056E1414)

11:00 a.m.
Classroom voting in an introductory real analysis course.
L Pedro Poitevin*, Salem State College
(1056E11053)

11:20 a.m.
Clicker examples versus board examples in Calculus: how are they different?
Kim Roth*, Juniata College
Lynn Cockett, Juniata College, Communications Department
(1056E11759)

11:40 a.m.
Using Clickers in Advanced Undergraduate Mathematics Courses.
Patti Frazer Lock*, St. Lawrence University
(1056E11248)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on High School Outreach to Introduce Students to Applied Mathematics
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Peter Turner, Clarkson University pturner@clarkson.edu

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.9:15 a.m.
MAAProject NExT Panel Discussion
Teaching calculus to students who have had AP calc: Challenges and solutions.
Room 3024, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Timothy P. Chartier, Davidson College
Stephanie Salomone, University of Portland
Panelists:
Michael E. Boardman, Pacific University
David M. Bressoud, Macalester College
Stephen L. Davis, Davidson College
Deborah HughesHallett, University of Arizona
Francis E. Su, Harvey Mudd College

Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Employment Center
Exhibit Hall, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Reasonable effectiveness: Trigonometry, ancient astronomy, and the birth of applied mathematics.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Glen Van Brummelen*, Quest University
(1056A002)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #10: Part A
The hitchhiker's guide to mathematics.
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Dan Kalman, American University
Bruce F. Torrence, Randolph Macon College

Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Student Hospitality Center
South Lobby, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Committee on Technology in Mathematics Education Panel Discussion
Online articles from JOMA to Loci.
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Thomas E. Leathrum, Jacksonville State University
Lawrence Moore, Duke University
Panelists:
Nathaniel Miller, University of Northern Colorado
Kady Schneiter, Utah State University
Lee Stemkoski, Adelphi University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Session for Department Chairs
Assessment of student learning outcomes: Opportunity and challenge.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Daniel P. Maki, Indiana University
Catherine M. Murphy, Purdue University Calumet
Panelists:
Jay A. Malmstrom, Oklahoma City Community College
Catherine M. Murphy,
Nalsey B. Tinberg, Occidental College

Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of Women/Women in Mathematics Network Poster Session
Mathematical outreach programs for underrepresented populations.
Room 3001, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Elizabeth G. Yanik, Emporia State University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMS Special Presentation
Who wants to be a mathematiciannational contest.
Room 3020, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAAProject NExT Panel Discussion
How one can become a referee/reviewer.
Room 3024, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Joseph A. Gallian, University of MinnesotaDuluth
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
T. Christine Stevens, Saint Louis University
Panelists:
Matthias Beck, San Francisco State University
Frederick Hoffman, Florida Atlantic University
Carl Pomerance, Dartmouth College
Brigitte Servatius, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Exhibit Hall, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Gems of Number Theory
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Thomas Koshy, Framingham University tkoshy@framingham.edu
Shannon Lockard, Bridgewater State College

Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:00 a.m.11:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Probability and Statistics, III
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone

10:00 a.m.
Coherent risk measure for multivariate Pareto distributed losses.
Li Zhu*, Washington State University
Haijun Li, Washington State University
(1056622147)

10:15 a.m.
Spatial BirthDeathSwap Chains.
Mark L Huber*, Claremont McKenna College
(1056601068)

10:30 a.m.
A Stochastic Approach to the BonusMalus System.
Kumer Pial Das*, Lamar University
(105660980)

10:45 a.m.
Proper quantization of multiplexer circuits, history dependent Parrondo games, and certain Markov processes.
Steven A. Bleiler, Portland State University
Faisal Shah Khan*, Portland State University
(105681766)

11:00 a.m.
Quantum Walks with Decoherence on the $N$Cycle.
Chaobin Liu*, Bowie State University
Nelson Petulante, Bowie State University
(105681968)

11:15 a.m.
Computing a Penalized Maximum QuasiLikelihood Estimator of the Diffusion Coefficient.
Jeff Hamrick*, Rhodes College
Yifei Huang, Boston University
Kostas Kardaras, Boston University
Murad S Taqqu, Boston University
(1056621452)

11:30 a.m.
Underrecording in Domestic Violence Data Using Count Data Regression Models.
Mavis Pararai*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1056621848)

11:45 p.m.
Statistical Sampling in High Dimensional Inverse Problems.
Jean Marie Linhart*, Texas A&M University
Wolfgang Bangerth, Texas A&M University
(1056621851)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSASLMAA Panel Discussion
Hilbert's Tenth Problem.
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Jeremy Avigad, Carnegie Mellon University
Penelope Maddy, University of California Irvine
Charles Steinhorn, Vassar College
Moderators:
Martin Davis, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Panelists:
Bjorn Poonen, M.I.T.
Karl Rubin, University of California, Irvine
Alexandra Shlapentokh, East Carolina University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Foothills I, Marriott San Francisco

Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
You can't hear the shape of a manifold.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Carolyn S. Gordon*, Dartmouth College
(10565849)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #1: Part A
Remodeling data analysis.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Daniel Kaplan, Macalester College
Vittorio Addona, Macalester College

Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part A
Active learning approaches for the foundational mathematics for elementary teachers courses.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Laurie J. Burton, Western Oregon University
Cheryl Beaver, Western Oregon University
Klay Thomas Kruczek, Western Oregon University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
SIGMAA Officers Meeting
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:40 a.m.12:00 p.m.
MAAYMN Panel Discussion
Graduate school: Choosing one, getting in, staying in.
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Kristi Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College
Aaron Luttman, Clarkson University
Panelists:
Richard McGehee, University of Minnesota
Scott A. Lambert, Colby College

Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:40 a.m.12:00 p.m.
MAA Workshop
Proposal writing workshop for grant applications to the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Dennis E. Davenport, NSF/DUE
Daniel P. Maki, NSF/DUE
Lee L. Zia, NSF/DUE

Thursday January 14, 2010, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
SIAM Invited Address
Optimization Inside: The use of mathematical methods in business processes.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Brenda Dietrich*, IBM
(10569033)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
Alternating permutations.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Richard P. Stanley*, M.I.T.
(10560517)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Hyperbolic Equations and Control Systems in Physics and Engineering, I
Room 2000, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Petronela Radu, University of NebraskaLincoln pradu@math.unl.edu
Daniel Toundykov, University of NebraskaLincoln

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Degenerate and Singular Elliptic Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 3016, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Marian Bocea, North Dakota State University marian.bocea@ndsu.edu
Cristina Popovici, North Dakota State University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Graph Algebras in Analysis and Algebra, II
Room 3007, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Gene Abrams, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs abrams@math.uccs.edu
Mark Tomforde, University of Houston

1:00 p.m.
Structure theory for $k$graph $C^*$algebras.
Aidan Sims*, University of Wollongong
(105646515)

2:00 p.m.
Desingularization technique for higherrank graphs.
Cynthia Farthing*, Creighton University
(105646911)

2:30 p.m.
Labeled Graph $C^*$algebras with Group Actions.
Teresa Bates, University of New South Wales
David Pask, University of Wollongong
Paulette N. Willis*, The University of Iowa
(1056471062)

3:00 p.m.
The role of the socle in the classification of Leavitt path algebras.
Mercedes Siles Molina*, University of Malaga (Spain)
(1056161023)

3:30 p.m.
Weakly regular and selfinjective Leavitt path algebras.
Gonzalo Aranda Pino*, University of Málaga, Spain
Kulumani Rangaswamy, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Mercedes Siles Molina, University of Málaga, Spain
(105616339)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Methods in Signal Processing, II
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Shamgar Gurevich, University of California Berkeley shamgar@math.berkeley.edu
Ronny Hadani, University of Chicago
Olga Holtz, University of California Berkeley and Technical University Berlin
Oded Schwartz, Technical University Berlin
Nir Sochen, Tel Aviv University

1:00 p.m.
Algebraic Constructions for Communication Sequences.
Solomon W Golomb*, University of Southern California
(1056001867)

1:30 p.m.
Multilinear Algebra in Signal Processing.
LekHeng Lim*, University of California, Berkeley
(1056151823)

2:00 p.m.
Group representation patterns in digital signal processing.
Ronny Hadani*, Utexas at Austin
Shamgar Gurevich, IAS
Nir Sochen,
(1056421758)

2:30 p.m.
Spectral Methods and Semidefinite Programming for CryoEM, NMR Spectroscopy, LowRank Matrix Completion and Computer Vision.
Amit Singer*, Princeton University and PACM
(1056001037)

3:00 p.m.
Group theoretical aspects of Gabor Analysis.
Hans G. Feichtinger*, University of Vienna
(1056431059)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Representation Theory and Nonassociative Algebras, I
Room 3011, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Andrew Douglas, City University of New York adouglas@citytech.cuny.edu

1:00 p.m.
The quasijordan algebras.
Raul Felipe*, CIMAT
(105617672)

1:30 p.m.
Special identities for quasiJordan algebras.
Murray R Bremner*, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Luiz A Peresi, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
(105617229)

2:00 p.m.
LieYamaguti algebras and related structures.
Pilar Benito*, Universidad de La Rioja
(1056171147)

2:30 p.m.
Locally Nilpotency in Commutative Right Nilalgebras.
Alicia Labra*, Universidad de Chile
(105617489)

3:00 p.m.
Special Bol Identities.
Murray Bremner, University of Saskatchewan
Ivan Correa, Universidad Metropolitana of Santiago, Chile
Irvin Hentzel*, Iowa State University
Luiz Peresi, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
(1056171172)

3:30 p.m.
Gradings on exceptional Lie superalgebras.
Cristina Draper*, Universidad de Málaga (Spain)
Alberto Elduque, Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain)
Cándido Martín, Universidad de Málaga (Spain)
(1056171130)

4:00 p.m.
Group gradings on Lie algebras in positive characteristic.
Mikhail V Kotchetov*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
(1056171333)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Use of Technology in Modern Complex Analysis Research, I
Room 2012, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Beth Schaubroeck, U.S. Air Force Academy beth.schaubroeck@usafa.edu
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University
James Rolf, U.S. Air Force Academy

1:00 p.m.
Applets to Explore Research Topics in Complex Variables.
James S Rolf*, United States Air Force Academy
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University
(1056301625)

1:30 p.m.
Research in Complex Dynamics using Java Applets.
Rich L Stankewitz*, Ball State University
(1056301048)

2:00 p.m.
Julia Sets and Graphing Iterates of Quadratic Polynomials.
Julia A Barnes*, Western Carolina University
Clinton Curry, Stony Brook University
Beth Schaubroeck, U. S. Air Force Academy
(1056371685)

2:30 p.m.
Modeling Fluid Flow in the Complex Plane.
Michael A. Brilleslyper*, U. S. Air Force Academy
(1056301352)

3:00 p.m.
Experimental Complex Function Theory via Circle Packing.
Ken Stephenson*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1056301968)

3:30 p.m.
Use of computer technology for insight and proof.
Roger W. Barnard*, Texas Tech University.
(105630810)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Voting Theory, II
Room 2010, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michael Jones, Mathematical Reviews maj@ams.org
Brian Hopkins, Saint Peter's College
Tommy Ratliff, Wheaton College

1:00 p.m.
On the ordinal equivalence of power indices.
Josep Freixas*, Technical University of Catalonia (Campus Manresa)
Xavier Molinero, Technical University of Catalonia (Campus Manresa)
Montserrat Pons, Technical University of Catalonia (Campus Manresa)
Dorota Marciniak, Polish Academy of Sciences and National Institute of Telecommunications
(1056911202)

1:30 p.m.
A Smallest Tournament Not Realizable by $\frac{2}{3}$Majority Voting, and Some Open Problems in Spatial Voting Theory.
Craig A. Tovey*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dylan Shepardson, Mt. Holyoke College
(1056912025)

2:00 p.m.
The agreement number of tree societies.
Sarah Fletcher, Georgia Institute of Technology
Christopher S. Hardin, Union College
Francis Edward Su*, Harvey Mudd College
(1056521416)

2:30 p.m.
Selecting Diverse Committees.
Thomas C. Ratliff*, Wheaton College
Donald G. Saari, University of California, Irvine
(1056911533)

3:00 p.m.
Approval Balloting for MultiWinner Elections.
D. Marc Kilgour*, Wilfrid Laurier University
(105691710)

3:30 p.m.
Satisfaction Approval Voting.
Steven J. Brams*, New York University
D. Marc Kilgour, Wilfrid Laurier University
(105691752)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis and Control Under Uncertainty, II
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Xioaming Wang, Florida State University
Yanzhao Cao, Auburn University
Catalin Trenchea, University of Pittsburgh trenchea@pitt.edu

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Applications of Time Scales to Biology, Economics, and Engineering, II
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Martin Bohner, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Billur Kaymakcalan, Georgia Southern UniversityStatesboro billur@georgiasouthern.edu
Allan Peterson, University of NebraskaLincoln

1:00 p.m.
LyapunovBased Methods for Designing Stable Switched Systems.
John M Davis*, Baylor University
(1056931258)

1:30 p.m.
An exploration of the numerical approximations of dynamic derivatives for adaptive computations.
Qin Sheng*, Baylor University
Anzhong Wang, Baylor University
(105665545)

2:00 p.m.
Global Stability of ComplexValued Neural Networks on Time Scales.
Suman Sanyal*, Marshall University
(1056601167)

2:30 p.m.
Linear and nonlinear cobweb models on time scales.
Julius Heim*, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Martin Bohner, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(1056001928)

3:00 p.m.
Probability on time scales.
Thomas Matthews*, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Dr. Martin J. Bohner, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(1056001370)

3:30 p.m.
Asymptotic Behavior of Linear Dynamic Systems on Time Scales.
Gro Hovhannisyan*, Kent State University
(105634405)

4:00 p.m.
On second order nonoscillatory scalar linear dynamic equations on time scales.
Sigrun Bodine*, University of Puget Sound
D.A. Lutz, San Diego State University
(1056341721)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry, II
Room 3005, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
BoHae Im, ChungAng University
Jennifer JohnsonLeung, University of Idaho jenfns@uidaho.edu
Jennifer Paulhus, Kansas State University

1:00 p.m.
Nonoptimal levels of reducible twodimensional mod $\ell$ representations of the Galois group of $\mathbf{Q}$.
Kenneth A. Ribet*, University of California, Berkeley
(1056111219)

1:30 p.m.
Reduction of crystalline representations and generalized Serre weights.
Hui June Zhu*, SUNY at Buffalo
(1056111237)

2:00 p.m.
Mod 7 and 7adic Galois representations of elliptic curves.
Ralph Greenberg, University of Washington
Karl Rubin, University of California, Irvine
Alice Silverberg*, University of California, Irvine
(1056111004)

2:30 p.m.
A formula for the special Lvalue of a modular abelian variety.
Amod Agashe*, Florida State University
(1056111109)

3:00 p.m.
Siegel modular forms of degree two attached to Hilbert modular forms.
Jennifer JohnsonLeung*, University of Idaho
Brooks Roberts, University of Idaho
(1056111111)

3:30 p.m.
The Gauss higher relative class number problem.
John Voight*, University of Vermont
(105611346)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAAAMSMER Invited Paper Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I: Guided Discovery Learning
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona
Bonnie S. Saunders, University of Illinois at Chicago saunders@math.uic.edu
Michael Starbird, University of Texas at Austin

1:00 p.m.
The Power of Guided Discovery Analysis.
William Barker*, Bowdoin College
(1056BC1121)

1:30 p.m.
Guided Discovery: Matters Mathematical and Beyond.
Michael Starbird*, The University of Texas at Austin
(1056BC1250)

2:00 p.m.
The Development of Pedagogical Content Knowledge about Early Algebra: A Comparative Study.
Bill Jacob*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Sarah Hough, University of California, Santa Barbara
Kyunghee Moon, University of California, Santa Barbara
Monica Guzman, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1056BC1427)

2:30 p.m.
A comparison of InquiryBased Learning at the Undergraduate and Secondary Levels.
Stephanie R Nichols*, WashingtonLee High School; Arlington, VA
(1056BC1693)

3:00 p.m.
Inquiry Based Learning at Chicago.
Paul J Sally*, University of Chicago
(1056BC826)

3:30 p.m.
Panel Session: Guided Discovery Learning.
Michael Starbird*, The University of Texas at Austin
William Barker, Bowdoin College
(1056BC1356)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #2: Part A
Using GeoGebra to create activities and applets for visualization and exploration.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Michael K. May, Saint Louis University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #9: Part A
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota Duluth

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, II
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Solutions to $xyz = x + y + z = 1$ in algebraic integers of bounded degrees.
Helen G Grundman*, Bryn Mawr College
(105611823)

1:15 p.m.
An elementary Proof of a Ramanujan's Congruence Identity.
Syrous Marivani*, LSUA
(105611844)

1:30 p.m.
Explicit construction of integral bases of radical function fields.
Qingquan Wu*, University of Calgary
Renate Scheidler, University of Calgary
(105611858)

1:45 p.m.
Flat Cyclotomic Polynomials: A New Approach.
Sam Elder*, California Institute of Technology
(105611936)

2:00 p.m.
Bounds on the order function of certain $p$adic numbers.
Brian C. Dietel*, Oregon State University
(105611939)

2:15 p.m.
Break

2:30 p.m.
The number of nonzero binomial coefficients modulo $p^\alpha$.
Eric S. Rowland*, Tulane University
(105611956)

2:45 p.m.
On the density of discriminants of abelian extensions of a number field.
Behailu Mammo*, Hofstra University
(1056111035)

3:00 p.m.
The ErdosMoser equation $1^n + 2^n + \cdots + (m1)^n = m^n$, related congruences, and primary pseudoperfect numbers.
Jonathan Sondow*, New York, NY
Kieren MacMillan, Toronto, Ontario
(1056111047)

3:15 p.m.
Prime Tuples.
David C. Torney*, Round Ideas Institute
(1056111056)

3:30 p.m.
On the Structure of WittBurnside rings over pro$p$ groups.
Lance Edward Miller*, University of Connecticut
(1056111154)

3:45 p.m.
Tetranomial Thue Equations.
Daniel P. Wisniewski*, Bryn Mawr College
(1056111169)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Biomathematics, II
Room 3012, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Synchronous versus Asynchronous Oscillations for an Antigenically Varying {\em Plasmodium falciparum} Infection with Host Immune Response.
Jonathan L Mitchell*, Southern Methodist University
(1056921215)

1:15 p.m.
Evolutionary dynamics on undirected graphs  the effect of graph structure and initial placement on mutant spread.
Jan Rychtar*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(1056921240)

1:30 p.m.
Combining immunological and epidemiological models.
Laurentiu Mircea Sega*, Purdue University
Fabio Augusto Milner, Arizona State University
(1056921295)

1:45 p.m.
Outbreak control through voluntary firstorder and secondorder ring vaccination.
Michel Tchuenche*, Univeristy of Guelph
A.P. Galvani, Yale University School of Medicine
L. AncelMeyers, The University of Texas at Austin
Chris Bauch, University of Guelph
(1056921411)

2:00 p.m.
A moment closure method for stochastic biochemical networks.
Chang Hyeong Lee*, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
(1056921412)

2:15 p.m.
Simulation of flagellar motion near a rigid surface.
Ricardo Ortiz*, Center for Computational Science at Tulane University
Ricardo Cortez, Tulane University
(1056761493)

2:30 p.m.
A Statistical Method for Environmental Prediction in Metagenomic Samples.
Katherine Isaacs*, San Jose State University
(1056921415)

2:45 p.m.
Estimating Vital Coral Population Parameters.
Kristie Llera*, Florida Institute of Technology
Elif Demirci, University of Ankara
(1056921567)

3:00 p.m.
A Systems Biology Approach to Modeling Alzheimer's Disease.
Christina Rose Kyrtsos*, Fischel Dept. of Bioengineering, University of Maryland
John S. Baras, A James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland
(1056921570)

3:15 p.m.
Development of a Model of Erythropoiesis in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.
Karen Bliss*, North Carolina State University
H T Tran, North Carolina State University
H T Banks, North Carolina State Uniersity
Peter Kotanko, Renal Research Institute, New York
(1056921583)

3:30 p.m.
Asymptotic formulas for the equilibria in a model of suppression of pest resistance to insecticidal genetically modified crops.
Prasanth George, Michigan Technological University
John Ringland*, University at Buffalo
(1056921649)

3:45 p.m.
Biological Neronal Networks on Nvidia Cuda Graphics Processors.
Joseph A. Rhoads*, Florida State University
Richard Bertram, Florida State Unviversity
Joel Tabak, Florida State University, Department of Biology
Michael Mascagni, Florida State University, Department of Computer Science
Gordon Erlebacher, Florida State University, Department of Scientific Computing
(1056921667)

4:00 p.m.
An integrated muscle mechanicfluid dynamic model of lamprey swimming.
Chia Yu Hsu*, Center for Computational Science, Dept. of Math. Tulane University
Eric Tytell, Dept. of Biology, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
Lisa Fauci, Tulane University
(1056761105)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Differential and Difference Equations, II
Room 3018, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
On the symmetry and existence of solutions of some floating drop problems.
Ray Treinen*, Kansas State University
(1056351233)

1:15 p.m.
Scattering Due to a Medium Density Change.
Nezam Iraniparast*, Western Kentucky University
(1056351300)

1:30 p.m.
Fundamental solutions of the wave equation in the Einsteinde Sitter spacetime.
Anahit Galstyan*, University of TexasPan American
Tamotu Kinoshita, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Karen Yagdjian, University of TexasPan American
(1056351337)

1:45 p.m.
Corrector analysis for homogenization of stationary linear transport equations in random media.
Guillaume Bal, Columbia University
Wenjia Jing*, Columbia University
(1056351388)

2:00 p.m.
The 2D Boussinesq Equations with vertical viscosity and vertical diffusivity.
Dhanapati Adhikari*, Oklahoma State University
Chongsheng Cao, Florida International University
Jiahong Wu, Oklahoma State University
(1056351390)

2:15 p.m.
Optimality Conditions for Control Systems of Neutral Type.
Lianwen Wang*, University of Central Missouri
(1056931006)

2:30 p.m.
Mechanisms of the Instabilities of Ideal Diffusion Flames.
Joseph E Hibdon, Jr*, Northwestern University
Moshe Matalon, University of Illinios UrbanaChampaign
(1056351442)

2:45 p.m.
An Analytical and Numerical Study of Optical Soliton Propagation through Photorefractive Media governed by Logarithmic Law Nonlinearity.
Dawn A. Lott*, Delaware State University
Auris HenriquezFernandez, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR
Bryan Moore, Michigan State University
Benjamin Sturdevant, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Anjan Biswas, Delaware State University
(1056351559)

3:00 p.m.
On the solution of the coupled NavierStokes and Darcy equations.
Prince Chidyagwai*, Rice University
Beatrice Riviere, Rice University
(1056351576)

3:15 p.m.
SubWavelength Plasmonic Crystals: Dispersion Relations and Effective Properties.
Santiago P. Fortes*, Louisiana State University
Robert P. Lipton, Louisiana State University
Stephen P. Shipman, Louisiana State University
(1056351579)

3:30 p.m.
Multiple positive solutions for a class of pqLaplacian systems with multiple parameters and combined nonlinear effects.
Jaffar Ali*, Florida Gulf Coast University
Ratnasingham Shivaji, Mississippi State University
(1056351615)

3:45 p.m.
The blowup for the semilinear KleinGordon equation in de Sitter spacetime.
Karen Yagdjian*, University of TexasPan American
(1056351628)

4:00 p.m.
Lyapunov Functionals vs Lyapunov Functions in Stability Analysis for Stochastic Parabolic Differential Equations of Ito Type.
J Mahmoud Anabtawi*, American University of Sharjah
(1056351681)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Computational Mathematics, I
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Numerical techniques for 3D Vortex Rings Motion and Collision.
Leon Kaganovskiy*, New College of Florida
Robert Krasny, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Feng Hualong, Nanjing University of Science and Technology
(10566530)

1:15 p.m.
Local Numerical Representation of Algebraic Sets.
Yun Guan*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago
(105665123)

1:30 p.m.
Chemotaxis and Numerical Methods for Chemotaxis Models.
Yekaterina Epshteyn*, Carnegie Mellon University
(105665151)

1:45 p.m.
A stability study of a new explicit numerical scheme for a system of differential equations with a large skewsymmetric component.
Katharine F. Gurski*, Howard University
Stephen O'Sullivan, Dublin City University
(105665504)

2:00 p.m.
$C^0$ interior penalty methods for fully nonlinear MongeAmpère type equations.
Michael Joseph Neilan*, Louisiana State University
Susanne C. Brenner, Louisiana State University
Thirupathi Gudi, Louisiana State University
Liyeng Sung, Louisiana State University
(105665518)

2:15 p.m.
On the convergence of a generalized modified Newton scheme.
Livinus U Uko*, Johnson C. Smith University
(1056651280)

2:30 p.m.
On the Convergence of Fullydiscrete HighResolution Schemes with van Leer's flux limiter for Conservation laws.
Nan Jiang*, University of South Dakota
(105665554)

2:45 p.m.
The Domain Decomposition Method Applied to Hyperbolic Network Problems.
James B Collins*, North Carolina State University
(105665796)

3:00 p.m.
Kernel Based Function Approximation in High Dimensions.
Fred J. Hickernell*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(105665845)

3:15 p.m.
Analysis and simulation of a multiphysics and a multiphase problem.
Aycil Cesmelioglu*, Rice University
(105665925)

3:30 p.m.
Retrieving Economic Parameters in AssetFlow Equations.
Marlene WillieAymone Ouayoro*, George Mason University
(105665951)

3:45 p.m.
A comparison of algorithms for subset selection.
Martin Brown*, University of California  Berkeley
Mary Broadbent, Amherst College
Kevin Penner, University of Pittsburgh
(105665986)

4:00 p.m.
A High Accuracy Algorithm for 3D Periodic Electromagnetic Scattering.
Michael J Nicholas*, Tulane University
(1056781760)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Fields and Commutative Algebra
Room 3022, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
On the Irreducibility of CauchyMirimanoff Polynomials.
Brian C Irick*, University of Tennessee
(105612271)

1:15 p.m.
Forcing the appearance of Galois groups: new automatic realization results for pgroups.
Andrew C Schultz*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(105612850)

1:30 p.m.
Observations on Primitive, Normal, and Subnormal Elements of Field Extensions.
Steven H. Weintraub*, Lehigh Univ.
(105612257)

1:45 p.m.
Prime Ideals in Birational Extensions of TwoDimensional Power Series Rings.
Christina EubanksTurner*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Melissa Luckas, Madison, Wisconsin
Serpil Saydam, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(105613370)

2:00 p.m.
Irreducible Divisor Graphs.
M Axtell, University of Saint Thomas
N Baeth*, University of Central Missouri
J Stickles, Milikin University
(105613655)

2:15 p.m.
Abstract Factorization into Relatively Prime Elements.
Jeremiah N. Reinkoester*, University of Iowa
(105613896)

2:30 p.m.
Krull dimension of a power series ring over a onedimensional nondiscrete valuation domain.
Byung Gyun Kang*, POSTECH
Toan, POSTECH
(1056131515)

2:45 p.m.
A general theory of almost splitting sets.
Byung Gyun Kang, POSTECH
Jung Wook Lim*, POSTECH
(1056131522)

3:00 p.m.
The Linear Strand of Path Ideals of Trees.
Rachelle R. Bouchat*, Slippery Rock University
T{à}i H{à}, Tulane University
Augustine O'Keefe, Tulane University
(1056131730)

3:15 p.m.
Comparing the Sizes of the Lower Bass Numbers of a Cohen Macaulay Local Ring.
Jared L Painter*, University of Texas at Arlington
(1056131830)

3:30 p.m.
Characterizing rings which admit nontrivial totally reflexive modules.
Kristen A Beck*, The University of Texas at Arlington
(1056131984)

3:45 p.m.
Building Indecomposable Modules.
Andrew Crabbe*, Syracuse University
(1056132054)

4:00 p.m.
On the Integral Closure of an Antimatter Domain.
William Travis Trentham*, North Dakota State University
(1056131857)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Discrete Mathematics, III
Room 3020, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Enumeration Of Bipartite Graphs.
Shanzhen Gao*, Florida Atlantic University
(105605715)

1:15 p.m.
Graphs in which each independent dominating set intersects each minimum dominating set.
David R. Prier*, Auburn University
Peter D. Johnson, Auburn University
(105605706)

1:30 p.m.
$C_{4}$Factorizations with Two Associate Classes.
Chris Rodger, Auburn University
Michael Tiemeyer*, Auburn University
(105605629)

1:45 p.m.
Deletion relations of graphs.
Stephen G Hartke, University of NebraskaLincoln
Hannah Kolb, Illinois Institute of Technology
Jared Nishikawa, Willamette University
Derrick Stolee*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105605498)

2:00 p.m.
StarAvoiding Ramsey Numbers.
Jonelle Hook*, Lehigh University
(105605485)

2:15 p.m.
pCapacity $\mathbb{Z^n$ and Zeta function}.
Lucio M.G Prado*, BMCC  The City University of New York
(1056311798)

2:30 p.m.
Promotion acting on Standard Young Tableaux of staircase shape.
Qiang Wang*, UC Davis
Steven Pon, UC Davis
(1056052141)

2:45 p.m.
On extremal cyclefree subgraphs of the hypercube.
Lale Özkahya*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(105605838)

3:00 p.m.
Group Colorability of Graphs.
Hao Li*, West Virginia University
(105605898)

3:15 p.m.
Oriented Incidence and a Generalization of Hypergraphs.
Lucas J. Rusnak*, Binghamton University
(1056051465)

3:30 p.m.
Irreducible NoHole $L(2,1)$ labelings of some classes of graphs.
Jobby Jacob*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Renu Laskar, Clemson University
(1056051466)

3:45 p.m.
A Parallel Algorithm for finding Maximum Critical Independent Sets in Graphs.
Ermelinda Delavina, University of HoustonDowntown
Craig Eric Larson*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1056051774)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, VI
Room 3000, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

1:00 p.m.
Mathematics and the Internet: The Impact of New Media on a Discipline.
Samuel M Hansen*, University of Nevada Las Vegas
(1056Z11205)

1:15 p.m.
Utilizing Webbased Statistical Resources in Teaching Nontraditional Undergraduate Students in Online Learning Environments.
Michael D. Miner*, American Public University System
(1056Z11898)

1:30 p.m.
What can your students do with an iPhone or iPod Touch in Math Class?
Erick B Hofacker*, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
(1056Z11976)

1:45 p.m.
Using Wikis to Enhance Mathematical Communication and Develop Students' Investment in Mathematical Community.
Donna LaLonde, Washburn University
Jennifer D. Wagner*, Washburn University
(1056Z1707)

2:00 p.m.
The Use of Spreadsheets to Illustrate Statistical and Mathematical Concepts.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi*, Indiana University South Bend
Kochanowski Paul, Indiana University South Bend
(1056Z186)

2:15 p.m.
Impact of Technology on Mathematics Teaching.
Mohammad Khadivi*, Jackson State University
(1056Z1967)

2:30 p.m.
Fun and Motivational Activities for Exam Review Day.
MinLin Lo*, California State University San Bernardino
(1056Z1676)

2:45 p.m.
EulerCauchy Using Undetermined Coefficients.
Doreen De Leon*, California State University, Fresno
(1056Z1542)

3:00 p.m.
Visualization Projects in Multivariable Calculus.
Jason J Molitierno*, Sacred Heart University
(1056Z1541)

3:15 p.m.
Using an Opening Quiz to set the Tone for a College Algebra Course.
Gerald Agbegha*, Johnson C. Smith University
Nailong Guo, Johnson C. Smith University
(1056Z11876)

3:30 p.m.
Strategies of Designing College Algebra with Modular Approach.
A. Serpil Saydam*, University of Louisiana at Monroe
A. Dale Magoun, University of Louisiana at Monroe
Charlotte H. Owens, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(1056Z1834)

3:45 p.m.
Issues and Obstacles in Preparing Mathematics Graduate Students for Teaching.
Mary Beisiegel*, Western Oregon University
(1056Z11768)

4:00 p.m.
fUNcO!  A Mathematical Card Game.
Mairead K Greene*, Rockhurst University
Paula Shorter, Rockhurst University
(1056Z12034)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Developmental Mathematics Education: Helping UnderPrepared Students Transition to CollegeLevel Mathematics, II
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Kimberly J. Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
J. Winston Crawley, Shippensburg University

1:00 p.m.
Transition Mathematics: A Professional Learning Community Approach.
Stuart Boersma*, Central Washington University
Aaron Montgomery, Central Washington University
(1056D1567)

1:20 p.m.
How ideas from therapy can help developmental mathematics students with anxiety, motivation, and performance: Successes from two pilot tests.
K. Scott Alberts*, Truman State University
Jane Roads, Moberly Area Community College
(1056D1602)

1:40 p.m.
An alternative to intermediate algebra for liberal arts majors.
Jeffery D. Sykes*, Ouachita Baptist University
(1056D1941)

2:00 p.m.
Preparing students for Elementary Statistics or Math for Liberal Arts.
Mary R Parker*, Austin Community College
(1056D11821)

2:20 p.m.
A successful model for teaching developmental math at CSUMonterey bay.
Lipika Deka*, California State University, Monterey Bay
(1056D11332)

2:40 p.m.
Blending InquiryBased Class Sessions with ComputerAssisted Instruction.
William O. Bond*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
John C. Mayer, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1056D11778)

3:00 p.m.
The Quantitative Learning Center at UConn, and the effects of online homework in the study habits of students.
Álvaro LozanoRobledo*, University of Connecticut  Storrs
Tom Roby, University of Connecticut  Storrs
(1056D11150)

3:20 p.m.
Developmental Mathematics Program Assessment: A Case Study.
Frank Anthony Cerreto*, The Richard Stockton College of NJ
(1056D11321)

3:40 p.m.
Proportional Reasoning Models in Developmental Mathematics Education: Enhancing UnderPrepared Students' Transition at the CollegeLevel.
Jack A Carter*, California State University East Bay
Beverly J Ferrucci, Keene State College
Ngan Hoe Lee, National Institute of Education, Singapore
(1056D1224)

4:00 p.m.
Transitions: Helping UnderPrepared Students Find Success at Dominican University.
Paul R. Coe*, Dominican University
(1056D12061)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Courses for the Liberal Arts Students, II
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Reva Kasman, Salem State College rkasman@salemstate.edu

1:00 p.m.
Your Financial Future.
YuJu Kuo*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1056J1816)

1:20 p.m.
Games and Critical Thinking.
Volker Ecke*, Westfield State College
Christine von Renesse, Westfield State College
Julian Fleron, Westfield State College
Philip Hotchkiss, Westfield State College
(1056J11866)

1:40 p.m.
Teaching NonMathematics Majors using 'Group Topic Books'.
Caroline P Lubert*, James Madison University
(1056J11034)

2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Approaches to Problems in Democracy.
Karen Saxe*, Macalester College
(1056J1247)

2:20 p.m.
Symmetry and Design Portfolios Showcase Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students.
Penny H. Dunham*, Muhlenberg College
(1056J1391)

2:40 p.m.
Servicebased learning projects in statistics courses.
Brad Bailey*, North Georgia College & State University
A. Robb Sinn, North Georgia College & State University
(1056J1736)

3:00 p.m.
A New Course for Liberal Arts Math: the Mathematics of Calendars and Timekeeping.
Daniel E. Otero*, Xavier University
(1056J1830)

3:20 p.m.
Mathematical ways of reasoning and knowing through geometry.
James Morrow*, Mount Holyoke College
(1056J1174)

3:40 p.m.
Fun Projects and Activities for Poets and Mathematicians Alike.
Ioana Mihaila*, Cal Poly Pomona
(1056J1946)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Online HomeworkInnovation and Assessment, I
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michael E. Gage, University of Rochester gage@math.rochester.edu
Arnold K. Pizer, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester

1:00 p.m.
An Interactive Approach to Discrete Math Using WeBWorK and Flash Applets.
Nathan M. Wodarz*, University of Wisconsin  Stevens Point
(1056M135)

1:20 p.m.
Using WeBWorK, A WebBased Homework Delivery And Grading System, To Help Prepare Students For Peer Instruction.
Adam R. Lucas*, Saint Mary's College of California
(1056M1228)

1:40 p.m.
Geometry on a wiki.
Michael E McDaniel*, Aquinas College
(1056M1267)

2:00 p.m.
The relationship between online homework, test grades, and persistence in calculus.
H Smith Risser*, Montana Tech
(1056M1298)

2:20 p.m.
The Effect of an Online Homework System on Student Outcomes in a First Year Mathematics Course.
Laurie Lenz*, Marymount University
(1056M1324)

2:40 p.m.
WebAssign: "It's How Math Homework is Done!".
Denise J LeGrand*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1056M1367)

3:00 p.m.
Communicating through Online Assessment.
Edward D Smith*, Pima Community College
(1056M1539)

3:20 p.m.
Embedding applets into WeBWorK questions.
Michael E. Gage*, University of Rochester
(1056M1585)

3:40 p.m.
The Impact of Implementing Web Homework in Calculus II.
P. Gavin LaRose*, University of Michigan
(1056M1703)

4:00 p.m.
A Successful Approach in Designing Online Courses for Freshman Mathematics Courses.
A. Serpil Saydam*, University of Louisiana at Monroe
A. Dale Magoun, University of Louisiana at Monroe
Charlotte H. Owens, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(1056M1832)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Preparing K12 Teachers to Teach Algebra, II
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Elizabeth Burroughs, Montana State University burrough@math.montana.edu
Angela M. Hodge, North Dakota State University
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona

1:00 p.m.
An algebra course for middle school teachers.
Ji Li*, The University of Arizona
Virginia Bohme, The University of Arizona
(1056N11338)

1:20 p.m.
Visualizing Algebraic Relationships: Solving Combined Rate Problems with Pattern Blocks.
Dianna Spence*, North Georgia College & State University
A. Robb Sinn, North Georgia College & State University
(1056N1865)

1:40 p.m.
Inquiry as an Outcome of Algebra.
David Fowler*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1056N1803)

2:00 p.m.
Big Ideas in Algebra: Materials to Foster Mathematical Thinking.
Carol E Seaman*, University of North Carolina Greensboro
Jennifer Earles Szydlik, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(1056N1481)

2:20 p.m.
Calculus: A Gateway to Algebra?!
Steve Benson*, Lesley University
(1056N1478)

2:40 p.m.
Using modified materials from The Algebra Project with preservice K8 mathematics teachers.
Steve Blair*, Eastern Michigan University
(1056N1383)

3:00 p.m.
Teachers, Mathematicians, and Educators Making Sense of Algebra Content.
Joshua D Chesler*, California State University, Long Beach
(1056N1954)

3:20 p.m.
Bridging Proportional Reasoning and Algebraic Reasoning: A Focus on Covariation and Invariance Using Contextualized Problems.
Kien H. Lim*, University of Texas at El Paso
(1056N1242)

3:40 p.m.
Algebra for Algebra Teachers.
Ira J Papick*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Jim Lewis, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1056N136)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on How Assessment Results Changed Our Program
Room 2011, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Dick Jardine, Keene State College rjardine@keene.edu
Barbara Edwards, Oregon State University

1:00 p.m.
Faculty Development Through Assessment.
Dick Jardine*, Keene State College
(1056F11175)

1:20 p.m.
Assessment of Mathematical Reasoning Courses for Business Students and Liberal Arts Students.
Vesna Kilibarda*, Indiana University Northwest
(1056F1557)

1:40 p.m.
Assessing Critical Thinking Throughout the Mathematics Curriculum.
Miriam HarrisBotzum*, Lehigh Carbon Community College
(1056F11308)

2:00 p.m.
Readiness Assessment and Course Placement through Introductory Calculus.
Alison Ahlgren*, University of Illinois
Marc Harper, UCLA
(1056F11349)

2:20 p.m.
Assessment: If It Ain't Useful, Don't Do It.
J. Winston Crawley*, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
(1056F11033)

2:40 p.m.
Using a knowledge survey for course and program level assessment in mathematics.
Jacqueline M Dewar*, Loyola Marymount University
(1056F1443)

3:00 p.m.
An Assessment Loop (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and love the Rubric).
Jenn D Berg*, Fitchburg State College
(1056F1900)

3:20 p.m.
The Impact of Pair Quizzes on Mathematics Achievement and Mathematics Attitude.
Harrison W. Straley*, Wheaton College
Lauren Dupee, Wheaton College
(1056F1637)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Wavelets in Undergraduate Education
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Caroline Haddad, SUNY Geneseo haddad@geneseo.edu
Catherine Beneteau, University of South Florida
David Ruch, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Patrick Van Fleet, University of St. Thomas

1:00 p.m.
Teaching a Wavelets Course at a Liberal Arts College.
Beth M. Campbell Hetrick*, Gettysburg College
(1056S11998)

1:20 p.m.
Teaching a Wavelets course in May term.
Janine Wittwer*, Westminster College, UT
(1056S1231)

1:40 p.m.
Portable Haar Wavelet Projects with MATLAB.
Phil Gustafson*, Mesa State College
(1056S11334)

2:00 p.m.
A WaveletBased Unsupervised Learning Algorithm to Cluster Diabetics Based on Continuous Glucose Monitoring Data.
Edward Aboufadel*, Grand Valley State University
Robert Castellano, Stony Brook University
Derek Olson, Drake University
(1056S1528)

2:20 p.m.
Authentication Using Wavelets, part I.
Jill E. Guerra*, University of Arkansas  Fort Smith
John C. Merkel, III, Morehouse College
Eric A. Bickerton, University of Arkansas  Fort Smith
Warren Chancellor, Morehouse College
(1056S11263)

2:40 p.m.
Authentication Using Wavelets, part II.
John C. Merkel, III*, Morehouse College
Jill E. Guerra, University of Arkansas  Fort Smith
Warren Chancellor, Morehouse College
Eric A. Bickerton, University of Arkansas  Fort Smith
(1056S11270)

3:00 p.m.
A Module for the Construction of Scaling Functions using the Cascade Algorithm.
John A Rock*, California State University, Stanislaus
David Ruch, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Kenneth Hoover, California State University, Stanislaus
Helmut Knaust, University of Texas, El Paso
Roger Zarnowski, Angelo State University
(1056S11479)

3:20 p.m.
Fourier Series and the Discrete Wavelet Transformation.
Patrick J Van Fleet*, University of St. Thomas
(1056S11535)

3:40 p.m.
Wavelet Packets and Image Compression.
Cristen M Bonz, University of St Thomas
Elizabeth A Motz*, University of St Thomas
(1056S11691)

4:00 p.m.
A Sufficient Condition for the Optimality of Huffman Encoding.
William David Hall*, California State University, Stanislaus
Jonathan Brown, California State Univeristy, Stanislaus
(1056S11784)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:06 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Mathematics and a Smart Planet
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Brenda Dietrich, IBM T. J. Watson Research dietric@us.ibm.com
Chairs:
Lior Horesh, IBM TJ Watson Research Center

1:00 p.m.
Managing the Earth: Modeling Data into Decisions under Geological and Engineering Uncertainty.
Jef Caers*, Stanford University
(105660804)

1:39 p.m.
Design in inverse problems.
Eldad Haber*, UBC
Lior Horesh, IBM
Luis Tenorio, Colorado School of Mines
(1056492102)

2:18 p.m.
Inversion  Taking one step backwards.
Lior Horesh*, IBM TJ Watson Research Center
Eldad Haber, University of British Colombia
Luis Tenorio, Colorado School of Mines
(1056492148)

2:57 p.m.
On the probabilistic validation of models for interacting agents.
Roger Ghanem*, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California
Sonjoy Das, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California

3:36 p.m.
Global optimization with response surfaces for computationally expensive functions with environmental applications.
Rommel Regis, St. Joseph's University
Christine Shoemaker*, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University
Yilun Wang, St. Cornell University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Joint Committee on Women in the Mathematical Sciences Panel Discussion
Hard problems, approximate solutions: Finding balance between math and family demands.
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Kathleen M. O'Hara, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Panelists:
Mary Ann Mason, University of California, Berkeley
Marc Goulden, University of California, Berkeley
Carol Hollenshead, University of Michigan
Maura B. Mast, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Judy L. Walker, University of Nebraska

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on Graduate StudentsYMN Panel Discussion
Finding a research topic and thesis advisor.
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David C. Manderscheid, University of NebraskaLincoln
Aaron Luttman, Clarkson University
Panelists:
Raegan J. Higggins, Texas Tech University
Franziska Hinckelmann, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Steven G. Krantz, Washington University
Jennifer McNulty, University of Montana

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Panel Discussion
Statistics $\not=$ mathematics: What a first (or second) time teacher of statistics should know.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michael A. Posner, Villanova University
Panelists:
Robin Lock, St. Lawrence University
Elaine Newman, Sonoma State University
Leigh Lunsford, Longwood University
Ken Torre, CotatiRohnert Park Unified School District

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers, Part I
Fostering, supporting, and propagating Math Circles (Part II is Saturday at 1:00 p.m.).
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
James S. Tanton, St. Mark's Institute of Mathematics
Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Summer Program for Women in Mathematics (SPWM) Reunion
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic of Function Fields, II
Room 3009, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Allison Pacelli, Williams College apacelli@williams.edu
Michael Rosen, Brown University

1:30 p.m.
A GrossZagier formula for quaternion algebras over totally real fields.
Kristin E. Lauter*, Microsoft Research
Eyal Z. Goren, McGill University
(1056111669)

2:00 p.m.
An $N$point version of the MasonStothers $abc$ Theorem.
Robert L. Benedetto*, Amherst College
(105611659)

2:30 p.m.
The Reflection Theorem for class groups of global function fields and its applications.
Yoonjin Lee*, Ewha Womans University
(105611377)

3:00 p.m.
Prime polynomials.
Paul Pollack*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1056111082)

3:30 p.m.
Function Fields with Class Number Indivisible by a Prime $\ell$.
Michael W Daub*, University of California, Berkeley
Allison Pacelli, Williams College
Michael Rosen, Brown University
Jaclyn Lang, Bryn Mawr College
Mona Merling, Bard College
Natee Pitiwan, Williams College
(1056111110)

4:00 p.m.
Class numbers of function fields.
Jing Long Hoelscher*, University of Arizona
(105611994)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Room 3001, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Jon W. Scott, Montgomery Community College jon.scott@montgomerycollege.edu

2:00 p.m.
Lurch: Software for Teaching Mathematical Proof.
Nathan Carter*, Bentley University
Kenneth G. Monks, University of Scranton

2:00 p.m.
DIYModeling  Do It Yourself Modeling and Simulation for STEM Learning.
Frank Wattenberg*, U. S. Military Academy
William C Bauldry, Appalachian State University
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University
Keith Erickson, Georgia Gwinnett College
Marion Smith, Texas Southern University

2:00 p.m.
MAA's Online Calculus Text.
Lawrence Moore*, Duke University
David Smith, Duke University

2:00 p.m.
MAA's Mathematical Sciences Digital Library (MathDL).
Lawrence Moore*, Duke University
Tom Leathrum, Jacksonville State University

2:00 p.m.
Maplets for Calculus.
Philip B. Yasskin, Texas A&M University
Douglas B. Meade*, University of South Carolina

2:00 p.m.
The design of a research based curriculum for real analysis.
Kyeong Hah Roh*, Arizona State University

2:00 p.m.
ResearchBased Video for Teaching Undergraduate Proof.
James Sandefur*, Georgetown University
Connie Campbell, Millsaps College
Kay Somers, Moravian College
Geoffrey Birky, Georgetown University

2:00 p.m.
WeBWork, a Webbased Interactive Homework System.
Arnold Pizer*, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester
Michael Gage, University of Rochester

2:00 p.m.
Change Agents for Teaching and Learning Statistics (CATALST).
Joan Garfield*, University of Minnesota
Bob delMas, University of Minnesota
Andy Zieffler, University of Minnesota
Allan Rossman, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Beth Chance, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
George Cobb, Mount Holyoke College
John Holcomb, Cleveland State University

2:00 p.m.
Multidisciplinary Sustainability Modules: Integrating STEM Courses.
Thomas J. Pfaff*, Ithaca College
Ali S. Erkan, Ithaca College
Jason G. Hamilton, Ithaca College
Michael Rogers, Ithaca College

2:00 p.m.
CCLI2: Colorado Momentum.
Mary Nelson*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Harvey Segur, University of Colorado, Boulder
Anne Dougherty, University of Colorado, Boulder
James Curry, University of Colorado, Boulder

2:00 p.m.
Investigating the Mathematical Biology of Metabolic Scaling using Manduca InSTaRs (Interdisciplinary Science Training and Research).
Jennifer Garbett, Kenyon College
Judy Holdener*, Kenyon College
Chris Gillen, Kenyon College
Brad Hartlaub, Kenyon College
Harry Itagaki, Kenyon College
Drew Kerkhoff, Kenyon College

2:00 p.m.
STEM Real World Application Modules.
Darren Narayan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
William Basener, Rochester Institute of Technology
Matthew Coppenbarger, Rochester Institute of Technology
Paul Tymann, Rochester Institute of Technology
Moises Sudit, Rochester Institute of Technology

2:00 p.m.
Paradigms in Physics: Multiple Entry Points.
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
Corinne A Manogue, Oregon State University
Barbara Edwards, Oregon State University
David McIntyre, Oregon State University
Emily van Zee, Oregon State University

2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Reasoning in the Contemporary World (QRCW).
Bernard L. Madison, University of Arkansas
Stuart Boersma, Central Washington University
Caren L. Diefenderfer*, Hollins University
Shannon W. Dingman, University of Arkansas

2:00 p.m.
College Ready in Mathematics and Physics Partnership.
Gay Stewart, University of Arkansas
Bernard L. Madison*, University of Arkansas
Shannon W. Dingman, University of Arkansas
Pete Joenks, Springdale High School
John Jones, University of Arkansas, Fort Smith

2:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Biology and Mathematics Training Program at NJIT: The effect of neuronal morphology on passive properties of neurons.
Farzan Nadim*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Krutanjali Shah, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Yamin Noor, New Jersey Institute of Technology
A. Farzad Sheibanie, New Jersey Institute of Technology

2:00 p.m.
Authentic Discovery Projects for Introductory Statistics.
Robb Sinn*, North Georgia College
Dianna Spence, North Georgia College
Brad Bailey, North Georgia College

2:00 p.m.
Empowering Student Learning in Mathematical Analysis.
Barbara Shipman*, The University of Texas at Arlington
James Epperson, The University of Texas at Arlington

2:00 p.m.
Modern Biology, Modern Mathematics, and Modern Solutions: Moving Biomathematics Education Beyond Calculus.
Raina Robeva*, Sweet Briar College
Robin Davies, Sweet Briar College
Terrell Hodge, Western Michigan University
Alexander Enyedi, Western Michigan University

2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Literacy Across the Curriculum in a Liberal Arts Setting.
Semra KilicBahi*, ColbySawyer College
Ben Steele, ColbySawyer College
Peter White, ColbySawyer College

2:00 p.m.
HBCU Retreat and FollowOn Program.
Don Small*, United States Military Academy
Laurette Foster, Prairie View A&M University

2:00 p.m.
Explorations in Complex Variables with Accompanying Applets: Undergraduate Research.
Michael Dorff*, Brigham Young University
Jim Rolf, U.S. Air Force Academy
Rich Stankewitz, Ball State University
Mike Brilleslyper, U.S. Air Force Academy
Beth Schaubroeck, U.S. Air Force Academy
Jane McDougall, Colorado College
Ken Stephenson, University of Tennessee

2:00 p.m.
Mathematical Biology Projects at UNCG.
Jan Rychtar*, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Maya Chhetri, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Mary Crowe, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
David Remington, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Olav Rueppell, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

2:00 p.m.
Development and Dissemination of Computational Science Educational Materials and Curricula at the Undergraduate Level.
Paula Federico*, Capital University
Terry Lahm, Capital University
Andrea Karkowski, Capital University
Sheryl Hemkin, Kenyon College
Gerald Mueller, Columbus State Community College
Ignatios Vakalis, California State Polytechnic Institute

2:00 p.m.
Learning Discrete Mathematics and Computer Science via Primary Historical Sourecs.
Jerry Lodder*, New Mexico State University
David Pengelley, New Mexico State University
Guram Bezhanishvili, New Mexico State University

2:00 p.m.
MBUR (Mathematical Biology & Undergraduate Research): Modeling Growth and Biochemical Pathways in Selenite Resistant Bacteria.
George Yates*, Youngstown State University
Jon Caguiat, Youngstown State University
Carl Sims, Youngstown State University
Jozsi Jalics, Youngstown State University
Mark Womble, Youngstown State University

2:00 p.m.
SyBRU: Synthetic Biology Research for Undergraduates.
Laurie J. Heyer*, Davidson College
A. Malcolm Campbell, Davidson College
Jeffrey L. Poet, Missouri Western State University
Todd T. Eckdahl, Missouri Western State University

2:00 p.m.
The Center for Women in Mathematics at Smith College.
Ruth Haas*, Smith College
James Henle, Smith College

2:00 p.m.
Studying Cell Response to Input Signals as the Basis for Interdisciplinary Training for Undergraduates in Biological and Mathematical Sciences.
Ovidiu Lipan, University of Richmond
Kathy Hoke, University of Richmond
Lester Caudill, Jr, University of Richmond
Laura RunyenJanecky, University of Richmond
Garrett Graham*, University of Richmond

2:00 p.m.
Research and Education Program in Mathematical and Biological Sciences.
Semen Koksal*, Florda Institute of Technology
Rob van Woesik, Florda Institute of Technology
Dave Carroll, Florda Institute of Technology
Richard Sinden, Florda Institute of Technology
Eugene Dshalalow, Florda Institute of Technology
Kristie Llera, Florda Institute of Technology

2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Skills in Biology through Scientific Inquiry at James Madison University.
D. Brian Walton*, James Madison University
Anthony Tongen, James Madison University
Nusrat Jahan, James Madison University
Reid Harris, James Madison University

2:00 p.m.
Research and Education in Computational Mathematics for Undergraduates in the Mathematical Sciences at NJIT.
ZoiHeleni Michalopoulou*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Roy Goodman, New Jersey Institute of Technology
David Horntrop, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Jonathan Luke, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Michael Siegel, New Jersey Institute of Technology
YuanNan Young, New Jersey Institute of Technology

2:00 p.m.
Interactive Online Modules and TakeHome Assignments for InquiryLearning to Provide FirstHand Experience in Matrix Algebra Course.
Hamide DoganDunlap*, University of Texas at El Paso
Piotr Wojciechowski, University of Texas at El Paso

2:00 p.m.
Experimental Mathematics.
Marc Chamberland*, Grinnell College

2:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Training in Bioinformatics.
MingYing Leung*, The University of Texas at El Paso
Steve Aley, The University of Texas at El Paso
Vladik Kreinovich, The University of Texas at El Paso
Elizabeth Walsh, The University of Texas at El Paso

2:00 p.m.
PREP: MAA's Professional Enhancement Program.
J. Michael Pearson, Mathematical Association of America
Nancy Baxter Hastings, Dickinson College
Nathaniel Dean, Texas State University, San Marcos
Virginia Buchanan, Hiram College
Jon Scott*, Montgomery College

Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Laplacians on vector bundles on graphs.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Richard W. Kenyon*, Brown University
(10566014)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:30 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAAProject NExT Panel Discussion
Mathematics and social justice.
Room 3024, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Lily S. Khadjavi, Loyola Marymount University
David T. Kung, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Panelists:
Shandy Hauk, University of Northern Colorado
Eric Hsu, San Francisco State University
Lisa Marano, West Chester University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:35 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA CRAFTY Panel Discussion
More voices from the partner disciplines: The second round of curriculum foundations workshops.
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Sheldon P. Gordon, Farmingdale State College
Panelists:
Andrew G. Bennett, Kansas State University
Susan L. Ganter, Clemson University
Sheldon P. Gordon,
William E. Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University
William Marion, Valparaiso University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:35 p.m.3:50 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education and SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education Panel Discussion
Excuse me; where is the department of statistics education?
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michael A. Posner, Villanova University
Panelists:
Dennis Pearl, Ohio State University
Mike Shaugnessy, Portland State University
Bob DelMas, University of Minnesota
Andrew Zieffler, University of Minnesota

Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:45 p.m.4:15 p.m.
AMS Committee on the Profession Panel Discussion
What I wish I had known when applying for a job.
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Moderators:
Christopher K. McCord, Northern Illinois University
Panelists:
Elizabeth T. Beazley, University of Michigan and Williams College
Julie Bergner, University of California, Riverside
Karl Kempf, Intel and Arizona State University
Bryna Kra, Northwestern University
Ken Ono, University of WisconsinMadison
Tony DeRose, Pixar Animation Studios

Thursday January 14, 2010, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Retiring Presidential Address
Reflections and prospectives.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
James G. Glimm*, Stony Brook University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 4:25 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Joint Prize Session
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Guest Lecture
Speaker and title to be announced.
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Joint Prize Session Reception
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.
SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government Guest Lecture
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:45 p.m.7:15 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Business Meeting and Reception
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:45 p.m.6:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the Web Reception and Business Meeting
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Presenters:
Bruce W. Yoshiwara, Pierce College

Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:45 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA TwoYear College Reception
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco

Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation for Students
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Reunion of College Algebra Workshops Participants
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
William E. Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education Business Meeting
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Business Meeting
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the Web Presentation and Discussion
Life after Wolfram Alpha.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Presenters:
Bruce W. Yoshiwara, Pierce College

Thursday January 14, 2010, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics and the Arts Special Presentation
Open mike mathematical poetry reading.
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Douglas Norton, Villanova University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 7:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government Reception
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Young Mathematicians' Network Open Forum
Sierra C, Marriott San Francisco
Friday January 15, 2010

Friday January 15, 2010, 6:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
hotel has
Sierra F, Marriott San Francisco

Friday January 15, 2010, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
First Floor Lobby, Moscone

Friday January 15, 2010, 7:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Physical Experiment, I
Room 2000, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Roger Thelwell, James Madison University thelwerj@jmu.edu
Anthony Tongen, James Madison University
Paul Warne, James Madison University

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, I
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Darren Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology darren.narayan@rit.edu
Bernard Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jacqueline Jensen, Sam Houston State University
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Vadim Ponomarenko, San Diego State University
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Configurations of extremal type II lattices and codes.
Scott Kominers*, Harvard University
(1056062154)

8:30 a.m.
Modular forms arising from Q(n) and Dyson's rank.
Maria Monks*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1056112153)

9:00 a.m.
Efficient simulation of fluid flow.
David Alexander Hannasch*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Monika Neda, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(105665165)

9:30 a.m.
Image Denoising Via FeatureBased Sparse and Redundant Dictionaries.
Josh Koslosky*, Duquesne University
Stacey Levine, Duquesne University
(105649173)

10:00 a.m.
Analytic Properties of Unitary Equivalence to Constant Diagonal Matrices.
Daniel E Poore*, Pomona College
(105615185)

10:30 a.m.
Complete Growth and Graph Products of Groups.
Daniel Allen, University of Maine at Farmington
Meghan Cream, Wake Forest University
Kate Finlay, Lafayette College
Ranjan Rohatgi*, Northwestern University
(105620274)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSAWM Special Session on Spectral Problems on Compact Riemannian Manifolds, I
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Carolyn Gordon, Dartmouth College csgordon @dartmouth.edu
Ruth Gornet, University of Texas at Arlington
Craig Sutton, Dartmouth College

8:00 a.m.
Spectral bounds on 2orbifold diffeomorphism type.
Emily Proctor, Middlebury College
Elizabeth Stanhope*, Lewis & Clark College
(1056531590)

8:30 a.m.
Spectral and geometric bounds on orbifold homotopy type.
Emily Proctor*, Middlebury College
Elizabeth Stanhope, Lewis & Clark College
(105658919)

9:00 a.m.
Some applications of the trace formula on orbifolds to the inverse spectral problem.
Alejandro Uribe*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(1056581289)

9:30 a.m.
On the singularities of the exponential map.
Benjamin Schmidt*, Michigan State University
Keith Burns, Northwestern University
(1056511041)

10:00 a.m.
Quantum ergodic restriction theorems.
Steve Zelditch*, Johns Hopkins Univ and Northwestern Univ
(105635748)

10:30 a.m.
Spectral rigidity of analytic plane domains with one mirror symmetry.
Hamid Hezari*, MIT
Steve Zelditch, Johns Hopkins University
(1056351012)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Hyperbolic Equations and Control Systems in Physics and Engineering, II
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Petronela Radu, University of NebraskaLincoln pradu@math.unl.edu
Daniel Toundykov, University of NebraskaLincoln

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Biomathematics: Modeling in Biology, Ecology, and Epidemiology, I
Room 3007, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Olcay Akman, Ilinois State University oakman@ilstu.edu
Linda Allen, Texas Tech University
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University
Sophia Jang, Texas Tech University
LihIng Roeger, Texas Tech University lihing.roeger@ttu.edu

8:00 a.m.
The fundamental bifurcation theorem for Darwinian matrix models.
Jim M. Cushing*, University of Arizona
(105692603)

8:30 a.m.
Bifurcation analysis of a model for hormonal regulation of the menstrual cycle.
James F. Selgrade*, North Carolina State University
(105692786)

9:00 a.m.
Darwinian Dynamics of Avian Populations with Reproductive Synchrony.
Shandelle M. Henson*, Andrews University
J. M. Cushing, University of Arizona
James L Hayward, Department of Biology, Andrews University
(1056921807)

9:30 a.m.
Competitive Exclusion in a JuvenileAdult Model with Continuous and Seasonal Reproduction.
Azmy S. Ackleh*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Ross A. Chiquet, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1056921016)

10:00 a.m.
Modeling the Movements of a Thermoregulating Timber Rattlesnake.
John G. Alford*, Sam Houston State University
Bill Lutterschmidt, Department of Biological Sciences and Texas Research Institute for Environmental Studies/Sam Houston State University
(105692114)

10:30 a.m.
Discrete hostparasitoid models with Allee effects and age structure in the host.
Sophia RJ Jang*, Texas Tech University
(105692740)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Enumerative Combinatorics, I
Room 3005, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Brian Miceli, Trinity University bmiceli@trinity.edu
Jeff Remmel, University of California San Diego

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on LFunctions and Analytic Number Theory, I
Room 3009, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Alina Bucur, Institute for Advanced Study
Chantal David, Concordia University
Matilde Lalin, University of Alberta mlalin@math.ualberta.ca

8:00 a.m.
Recent progress on QUE.
Soundararajan Kannan*, Stanford University
(1056111609)

8:30 a.m.
Ranks of Jacobians of modular curves.
Kaneenika Sinha*, PIMS/Alberta
(105611666)

9:00 a.m.
Schur polynomials, metaplectic Whittaker functions and the YangBaxter equation.
Daniel W Bump*, Stanford
(1056111403)

9:30 a.m.
Lennon's work on relations between traces of Frobenius and hypergeometric functions.
Ben Brubaker*, MIT
Catherine Lennon, MIT
(1056111463)

10:00 a.m.
Weyl Group Multiple Dirichlet Series.
Jennifer Beineke, Western New England College
Ben Brubaker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sharon Frechette*, College of the Holy Cross
(105611802)

10:30 a.m.
Explicit Upper Bounds for $L$functions on the critical line.
Vorrapan Chandee*, Stanford University
(105611376)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Representation Theory and Nonassociative Algebras, II
Room 3011, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Andrew Douglas, City University of New York adouglas@citytech.cuny.edu

8:00 a.m.
On coverings of the smallest Paige loop.
Stephen M Gagola III*, University of Arizona
(105620130)

8:30 a.m.
Associative Geometry.
Michael Kinyon*, University of Denver
Wolfgang Bertram, Institut Élie Cartan Nancy
(1056201766)

9:00 a.m.
Enveloping algebras of Malcev algebras.
Marina Tvalavadze*, University of Saskatchewan
(105617718)

9:30 a.m.
Equivariant map algebras.
Erhard Neher,
Alistair Savage*, University of Ottawa
Prasad Senesi, Catholic University of America
(105617415)

10:00 a.m.
E8 Theory.
A Garrett Lisi*, Makawao, HI
(1056831051)

10:30 a.m.
The Structure of $E_6$.
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
Aaron Wangberg, Winona State University
(1056171224)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic and Nonarchimedean Dynamics, III
Room 2012, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Joseph Silverman, Brown University jhs@math.brown.edu
Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii
Raphael Jones, College of the Holy Cross

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAAAMSMER Invited Paper Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II: Climate, Sustainability, and the Curriculum
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona
Bonnie S. Saunders, University of Illinois at Chicago saunders@math.uic.edu
Mary Lou Zeeman, Bowdoin College
Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on The Mathematics of Origami
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Tamara Veenstra, University of Redlands Tamara_Veenstra@redlands.edu
Thomas C. Hull, Western New England College

8:00 a.m.
Paper Folding, Orders of Elements, and Binary Representations of Fractions.
Tamara B Veenstra*, University of Redlands
(1056BF1225)

8:30 a.m.
Combinatorial Methods in Flat Origami.
Thomas C. Hull*, Western New England College
(1056BF1057)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematical Methods in Origami Design.
Robert J. Lang*, Langorigami.com
(1056BF1497)

9:30 a.m.
Bisections, Trisections and Quintisections by Origami.
Roger C. Alperin*, San Jose State University
(1056BF1242)

10:00 a.m.
Rigid origami.
Ileana Streinu*, Smith College
(1056BF1996)

10:30 a.m.
Computational Origami from Science to Sculpture.
Erik D. Demaine*, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Martin L. Demaine, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1056BF1946)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Differential and Difference Equations, III
Room 3018, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Computation of Green's functions via successive image theory.
D. Palaniappan*, Texas A&M University
(1056351783)

8:15 a.m.
Homogenization of The Laplace Equation with Oscillating Stationary Ergodic Free Boundary.
Betul Orcan*, University of Texas at Austin
(1056351793)

8:30 a.m.
Micromirror Method For Catadioptric Sensor Design.
Emek Kose Can*, Loyola Marymount University
Ronald Perline, Drexel University
(1056351828)

8:45 a.m.
Analysis of nonlinear DarcyForchheimer flows in porous media.
Adem Cakmak*, Ohio University, Lancaster
(1056351845)

9:00 a.m.
Uniqueness of solutions to linear wave equations.
Phillip D Whitman*, Princeton University
(1056351972)

9:15 a.m.
Approximating Convection Dominated Diffusion PDEs Using an Adaptively Weighted Least Squares Finite Element Approach.
Myles D Baker*, Baylor University and Wabash College
Sarah R Farell, Bard College and Wabash College
(105635241)

9:30 a.m.
An inverse SturmLiouville problem using three spectra.
Mihaela Cristina Drignei*, Allegheny College
(105634330)

9:45 a.m.
On the existence of a double Sshaped bifurcation curve.
Jerome Goddard II*, Mississippi State University
EunKyoung Lee, Pusan National University
Ratnasingham Shivaji, Mississippi State University
(105634350)

10:00 a.m.
Particular Solution to the EulerCauchy Equation: A Novel Approach.
Adnan H Sabuwala*, California State University, Fresno
(105634388)

10:15 a.m.
Analysis of a Truly Nonlinear Oscillator.
Dorian Wilkerson*, Clark Atlanta University
(105634420)

10:30 a.m.
First Integrals for Systems via Complex Partial Lagrangians.
Imran Naeem*, LUMS, Lahore, Pakistan
Fazal Mahomed, University of the Witwatersrand
R Naz, IIU, Islamabad
(105634425)

10:45 a.m.
Nonautonomous fractional integrodifferential equations with nonlocal initial conditions.
Haewon Lee*, Dillard University
Peter FrempongMireku, Dillard University
(1056352032)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Biomathematics, III
Room 3020, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Modeling Stochastic Cardiac Caveolae: a potential source of arrhythmogenic persistent sodium current in cardiomyocytes.
Ian M. Besse*, University of Iowa
Colleen C. Mitchell, University of Iowa
Erwin F. Shibata, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Iowa
Thomas Hund, Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Iowa
(1056921833)

8:15 a.m.
A Mathematical Model for the MAPK Pathway in Starfish Oocytes.
Semen Koksal*, Florida Institute of Technology
Ioana Policeanu, Florida Institute of Technology
David Carroll, Florida Institute of Technology
(1056921844)

8:30 a.m.
A piecewisedefined twovariable model for cardiac tissue.
Lisa Driskell*, Purdue University
(1056921859)

8:45 a.m.
Effect of the Diffusion Coefficient on Noise Sensitivity in the Stochastic Chemostat.
Suzanne Galayda*, New Mexico State University
Ernest Barany, New Mexico State University
(1056921869)

9:00 a.m.
Identifying Effective AgeBased Mammogram Screening Schedules Using a Stochastic Population Model of Breast Cancer.
Sarah Geneser*, Stanford University
Stephanie L. Rutledge, San Diego State University Research Foundation
Sylvia K. Plevritis, Stanford University
(1056921899)

9:15 a.m.
Break

9:30 a.m.
Poisson Approximations for Palindrome Distributions in DNA Viral Genomes.
MingYing Leung*, University of Texas at El Paso
(1056921902)

9:45 a.m.
On the Expectation and Variance of the Reversal Distance.
Yiting Yang*, University of South Carolina
Laszlo Szekely, University of South Carolina
(1056922146)

10:00 a.m.
Predicting Flexibility and Motions of Proteins Using Rigidity.
Adnan Sljoka, York University
Walter Whiteley*, York University
(10565251)

10:15 a.m.
Fibonacci Hexagon and Genetic Tableau.
Okan Gurel*, IBM
Demet Gurel, Touro College
(105654109)

10:30 a.m.
2D Biharmonic Equation for the Displacement of an Isotropic KelvinVoigt Viscoelastic Plate.
Robert J Ronkese*, United States Military Academy at West Point
(105674650)

10:45 a.m.
Optimal vaccine distribution in a spatiotemporal epidemic model with an application to rabies and raccoons.
Rachael Miller Neilan*, Louisiana State University
Suzanne Lenhart, NIMBioS, University of Tennessee
(105693407)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Difference Equations and Time Scales
Room 3012, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Qualitative Behaviour of Dynamic Equations on Time Scales.
Allan Peterson*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Lynn Erbe, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105639372)

8:15 a.m.
Positive solutions of even order periodic boundary value problems.
Qingkai Kong, Northern Illinois University
Min Wang*, Northern Illinois University
(105639390)

8:30 a.m.
Modeling of Groundwater Level of a Specified Cut Slope.
Adam B Baharum, Universiti Sains Malaysia
AlQahtani Hessah*, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Zalila B Ali, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Habibah B Latih, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Swee Peng Koay, Universiti Sains Malaysia
(105639398)

8:45 a.m.
Oscillation and nonoscillation for nonlinear dynamic equations.
Lynn H. Erbe*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Allan C. Peterson, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Baoguo Jia, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou , China
(105639439)

9:00 a.m.
Some Properties of the Generalized Laplace Transform on Time Scales.
Chris Ahrendt*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105639505)

9:15 a.m.
Break

9:30 a.m.
Differentialdifference Equations in Entire Functions.
Vadim Tkachenko*, BenGurion University of the Negev, Israel
(105639771)

9:45 a.m.
A model of an SIR disease on time scales.
Raegan Higgins*, Texas Tech University
(1056391322)

10:00 a.m.
Unitary Operators Associated to Hyperbolic Reflection Groups.
Mihai Stoiciu*, Williams College
Norbert Peyerimhoff, Durham University, UK
(1056391470)

10:15 a.m.
Strong Approximation for Markov Modulated Random Sequences with TwoTime Scales.
Son Luu Nguyen*, Wayne State University
George Gang Yin, Wayne State University
(1056601123)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Approximations
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Linear Dependence of Translates.
Ashley N Moses*, Saint Louis University
(105600318)

8:15 a.m.
Greedy Approximation with regard to Nongreedy Bases.
Vladimir Temlyakov, University of South Carolina
Mingrui Yang*, University of South Carolina
Peixin Ye, Nankai University
(105641331)

8:30 a.m.
Ratio Boundary Extension for Empirical Mode Decomposition.
Qin Wu*, West Virginia University
Sherman Riemenschneider, West Virginia University
(105641426)

8:45 a.m.
Break

9:00 a.m.
Extensions of Bernstein's Inequality to Rational Functions.
Mohammed A. Qazi*, Tuskegee University
Q. I. Rahman, Université de Montréal
(105641729)

9:15 a.m.
Cesáro Summability of Expansions in Orthogonal Polynomials on a Cylinder.
Jeremy Wade*, Pittsburg State University
(105641812)

9:30 a.m.
Break

9:45 a.m.
Optimal Learning of Bandlimited Functions from Localized Sampling.
Charles Micchelli, State University of New York, The University at Albany
Yuesheng Xu, Syracuse University
Haizhang Zhang*, University of Michigan
(105641926)

10:00 a.m.
The second derivatives of the Chebyshev polynomials as $M$matrices.
Joseph Kolibal*, The University of Southern Mississippi
(105641962)

10:15 a.m.
Local Lipschitz Constant for Vector Valued Approximation.
Mohammad A AlQudah*, Central Michigan University
James R Angelos, Central Michigan University
(1056411310)

10:30 a.m.
On Even and Odd VariationDiminishing Convolution Transforms.
Terence G Hanchin*, Kent State University
(1056411903)

10:45 a.m.
Approximation by Bivariate Linear Splines on Triangulations.
Edmond J. Nadler*, Eastern Michigan University
(1056412050)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis and Operator Theory, I
Room 3016, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Weak compactness in the space of Operator Valued Measures $M_{ba}(\Sigma,{\cal L}(X,Y))$ with an Application.
NasirUddin Ahmed*, University of Ottawa
(10564621)

8:15 a.m.
A Generalized StonWierstrass theorem for Czvector lattices and Czalgebras.
Hueytzen J Wu*, Texas A & M University  Kingsville
WanHong Wu, UT Health Science Center  San Antonio
(105646258)

8:30 a.m.
Pathconnectedness of the space of normattaining functionals on certain Banach spaces.
Antonia E Cardwell*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(105646726)

8:45 a.m.
Dominated Ergodic Theorem for isometries of noncommutative $L_p$spaces, $1p\infty$.
Shukhrat M Usmanov*, Ashford University
(105646924)

9:00 a.m.
Aperiodicity in Topological $k$Graphs.
Sarah E. Wright*, Dartmouth College
(105647217)

9:15 a.m.
On real, Jordan and Lie structures in locally W*algebras.
Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University, NY
Roman Kushnir, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
Mark Ustayev*, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
(1056461032)

9:30 a.m.
Crossed product C*algebras by finite group actions with the projection free tracial Rokhlin property.
Dawn Archey*, Ben Gurion University
(1056461211)

9:45 a.m.
Continuous Dependence Results for Illposed Evolution Problems in a Banach Space.
Matthew A. Fury*, Bryn Mawr College
(1056461261)

10:00 a.m.
Operator spaces with an ideal structure.
Sonia Sharma*, University of Houston
(1056461291)

10:15 a.m.
Exponential integrability: a unified approach.
Carlo Morpurgo*, University of Missouri, Columbia
Luigi Fontana, Universita' di Milano  Bicocca, Italy
(1056461302)

10:30 a.m.
On a reduction method for nonassociative $L_p$spaces.
Genady Ya. Grabarnik, York College, CUNY
Alexander A. Katz*, St. John's University
Laura Shwartz, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY
(1056461552)

10:45 a.m.
Traces of operator derivatives.
Anna Skripka*, Texas A&M University
(105647110)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic Geometry
Room 3022, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
The Converse of Abel's theorem ('polynomial' and 'rational').
Veniamin Kisunko*, University of Toronto
(10561457)

8:15 a.m.
The geometry of multipartite quantum systems.
Carl A. Miller*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Eric Chitambar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(105614153)

8:30 a.m.
Rational Fibrations of $\overline{M_{g,1}}$.
David Jensen*, University of Texas
(105614447)

8:45 a.m.
Space Curve Singularities and the Semple Tower.
Alex L Castro*, UCSC
Richard Montgomery, UCSC
Michail Zhitomirskii, Technion  Haifa  IL
(105614624)

9:00 a.m.
GIT Compactification of the Quintic Threefolds.
Chirag M Lakhani*, North Carolina State University
(105614971)

9:15 a.m.
Break

9:30 a.m.
The Laplace transform of the cutandjoin equation and the BouchardMarino conjecture on Hurwitz numbers.
Bertrand Eynard, Service de Physique Theorique de Saclay
Motohico Mulase, University of California, Davis
Brad Safnuk*, Central Michigan University
(1056141317)

9:45 a.m.
Tensor Product of Picard Stacks.
Ahmet Emin Tatar*, Florida State University
(1056141473)

10:00 a.m.
Algebraic cycles and degenerations for a class of surfaces of general type.
Christopher Lyons*, California Institute of Technology
(1056141933)

10:15 a.m.
Representations of polynomials nonnegative on noncompact subsets of $\mathbb R^2$.
Ha N Nguyen*, Emory University
Victoria Powers, Emory University
(105612688)

10:30 a.m.
Fan Cohomology and Equivariant Chow Rings of Toric Varieties.
Muwan Huang*, Southwest Minnesota State University
(1056191689)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Undergraduate Mathematical Biology, I
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
Raina S. Robeva, Sweet Briar College

8:00 a.m.
Interdisciplinary curricular innovations at the University of the Virgin Islands.
Robert C Stolz, University of the Virgin Islands
Camille A. McKayle*, University of the Virgin Islands
(1056Q51676)

8:20 a.m.
Developing Computational Skills in Biocalculus Courses.
Timothy Comar*, Benedictine University
(1056Q5459)

8:40 a.m.
The Growth of Interdisciplinary MathBiology Courses at James Madison University.
D. Brian Walton*, James Madison University
Anthony Tongen, James Madison University
Nusrat Jahan, James Madison University
Reid Harris, James Madison University
(1056Q51755)

9:00 a.m.
Introductory Mathematical Biology through Finite Dynamical Systems.
Raina S Robeva*, Sweet Briar College
Terrell Hodge, Western Michigan University
(1056Q51402)

9:20 a.m.
Research in Mathematical Biology at UNCG.
Jan Rychtar*, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(1056Q51777)

9:40 a.m.
UBM Research and Training Activities in BioMath.
Semen Koksal*, Florida Institute of Technology
(1056Q51969)

10:00 a.m.
BioSurveillance in Undergraduate Mathematics Classroom.
Urmi GhoshDastidar*, New York City College of Technology, CUNY
(1056Q52023)

10:20 a.m.
Mathematical Biology and Undergraduate Research (MBUR) at Youngstown State University.
George T Yates*, Youngstown State University
(1056Q51882)

10:40 a.m.
Viscoelastic Effects in Biological Soft Tissues.
S. Minerva Venuti*, George Mason University
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University
(1056Q51530)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, VII
Room 3000, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

8:00 a.m.
The Role of Permutatation Matrices in Magic Squares.
Peter Staab*, Fitchburg State College
Michael Andrade, Fitchburg State College
(1056Z1874)

8:15 a.m.
Rolling Archimedean Dice.
Dylan W Helliwell*, Seattle University
Peter Littig, University of Washington, Bothell
(1056Z12039)

8:30 a.m.
Chess, Church, and Knots: Statistics Through Service and Research.
Neil Nicholson*, William Jewell College
(1056Z1102)

8:45 a.m.
Making Sense of Sampling Distributions: Activities for an Introductory Statistics Course.
Kate G McGivney*, Shippensburg University
(1056Z11697)

9:00 a.m.
Some Results, Problems and Conjectures On Generalized Markoff Numbers.
Shanzhen Gao*, Florida Atlantic University
(1056Z1689)

9:15 a.m.
Effect of noise in Canonical Correlation Analysis with application to Ozone Pollution.
Katerina G. Tsakiri*, State University of New York at Albany
Igor G. Zurbenko, State University of New York at Albany
(1056Z1683)

9:30 a.m.
Set Difference and Jump Sequences.
Chelsea Cerini*, Washington & Jefferson College
Sommer Sprowls, Washington & Jefferson College
Roman Wong, Washington & Jefferson College
(1056Z1484)

9:45 a.m.
The Mystery of the M&m Sequences.
Sommer L Sprowls*, Washington & Jefferson College
Chelsea Cerini, Washington & Jefferson College
Roman Wong, Washington & Jefferson College
(1056Z1483)

10:00 a.m.
What a higher $q$skew $\tau$derivation can do for you.
Heidi A. Haynal*, Walla Walla University
(1056Z1294)

10:15 a.m.
Likelihood Inference for Nonlinear Regression Models.
Harshini Fernando*, Purdue University North Central
(1056Z1791)

10:30 a.m.
Trilinable Points of Curves.
Michael S McClendon*, University of Central Oklahoma
Charles L Cooper, University of Central Oklahoma
(1056Z12088)

10:45 a.m.
Level curves of the angle function of a positive definite symmetric matrix.
Neeraj Bajracharya*, University of North Texas
(1056Z1609)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics, Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice, II
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Patricia Hale, California State Polytechnic University Pomona phale@csupomona.edu
Shandy Hauk, University of Northern Colorado
Dave Kung, St. Mary's College, Maryland

8:00 a.m.
The history, impact, and current efforts of Emerging Scholars Programs.
Natasha M Speer*, University of Maine
(1056H71930)

8:30 a.m.
Challenging Eurocentric Mathematics History to Encourage Understanding of Cultural Diversity in Mathematics Classrooms.
Elizabeth C Rogers*, Piedmont College
(1056H72127)

9:00 a.m.
Increasing the Participation of Girls in Mathematics and other STEM Fields in Higher Education.
Tina Alves Mancuso*, The Sage Colleges
Deborah Lawrence, The Sage Colleges
(1056H71608)

9:30 a.m.
From research to mathematics curriculum development: Social Justice for African Americans in Chester Heights.
Julius Davis*, University of Maryland, College Park
(1056H71518)

10:00 a.m.
Algebra Project Curricula  Mathematics meaning through experience and dialogue.
David W. Henderson*, Cornell University
Kelly Gaddis, Bard College
(1056H71908)

10:30 a.m.
The Algebra Project: Building Math Literacy.
Marcus Hung*, San Francisco Unified School District
(1056H7406)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Courses for the Liberal Arts Students, III
Room 2011, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Reva Kasman, Salem State College rkasman@salemstate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Mathematics and General Education: Exposing Students to Mathematics and its Tools in the 21st Century.
Manuel J. Sanders*, University of South Carolina Beaufort
(1056J11668)

8:20 a.m.
Designing a "Math for Liberal Studies" Course.
James E. Hamblin*, Shippensburg University
(1056J1870)

8:40 a.m.
Including Presentations as a Component in a Liberal Arts Math History Course.
Sean D Simpson*, Westchester Community College
(1056J1747)

9:00 a.m.
Great Ideas of Modern Mathematics: An Approach to a Rigorous Mathematics Course for the Liberal Arts Student.
Robert A. Blumenthal*, Georgia College & State University
(1056J195)

9:20 a.m.
Teaching the Nature of Applied Mathematics.
G. Edgar Parker*, James Madison University
(1056J1458)

9:40 a.m.
Evolution of the Mathematical Sampler.
Jeffery Thomas McLean*, University of St. Thomas
(1056J1855)

10:00 a.m.
Teaching Quantitative Reasoning with the News.
Stuart Boersma*, Central Washington University
Caren L Diefenderfer, Hollins University
Shannon W Dingman, University of Arkansas
Bernard L Madison, University of Arkansas
(1056J1508)

10:20 a.m.
Projects & Portfolios Motivate Most.
Rich West*, Francis Marion University
(1056J11769)

10:40 a.m.
Reaching the Unreachable: Pulling Students Kicking and Screaming into a Mathematical Vortex Where They Transform to Develop Mathematical Eyes through Innovative Approaches and Activities.
Deborah L. Gochenaur*, Shippensburg University
(1056J11974)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Quantitative Reasoning and the Environment
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Maura B. Mast, University of Massachusetts Boston maura.mast@umb.edu
Karen D. Bolinger, Clarion University
Cinnamon Hillyard, University of Washington Bothell

8:00 a.m.
An AcrosstheCurriculum Approach to Quantitative Literacy in Environmental Studies.
Ben Steele*, ColbySawyer College
Semra KilicBahi, ColbySawyer College
Nick Baer, ColbySawyer College
Leon Malan, ColbySawyer College
Laura Alexander, ColbySawyer College
Harvey Pine, ColbySawyer College
(1056P11639)

8:20 a.m.
Water, Water, EverywhereEven in Statistics.
John C. Nardo*, Oglethorpe University
Judith Lynn Gieger, Oglethorpe University
(1056P11948)

8:40 a.m.
Raising Awareness of Environmental Issues in Statistics Course.
Thomas J Pfaff*, Ithaca College
(1056P11610)

9:00 a.m.
Sustainability as a Focus for an Introductory Calculus Course.
Michael Olinick*, Middlebury College
(1056P11093)

9:20 a.m.
Could iTree Software Have Helped the Lorax?
Jan O. Case*, Jacksonville State University
Scott W. Beckett, Jacksonville State University
(1056P11312)

9:40 a.m.
The Environment, Mathematics and Our Community Role.
Ben Fusaro*, Florida State University
(1056P11997)

10:00 a.m.
Using QL Modules to Analyze and Present Large Data Sets in a Winter Ecology Course.
Judith Moran*, Trinity College
(1056P11276)

10:20 a.m.
Modeling Radon in Pennsylvania.
Michael Huber*, Muhlenberg College
(1056P1276)

10:40 a.m.
Necessary Environmental Numeracy for a Successful Society.
Martin E. Walter*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(1056P1847)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Graph Theory, I
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Andre Kundgen, California State University San Marcos akundgen@csusm.edu
Hal Kierstead, Arizona State University

8:00 a.m.
The thickness and chromatic number of rinflated graphs.
Michael Albertson, Smith College
Debra Boutin*, Hamilton College
Ellen Gethner, University of Colorado Denver
(1056051063)

8:30 a.m.
The Canonical Coloring Graph.
Ruth Haas*, Smith College
(105605963)

9:00 a.m.
Distinguishing with Mike Albertson.
Karen L. Collins*, Wesleyan University
(1056051245)

9:30 a.m.
Looking for a new proof of the Four Color Theorem.
Walter Stromquist*, Swarthmore College
(1056051551)

10:00 a.m.
Finding minors in graphs with a given path structure.
Radhika Ramamurthi*, California State University San Marcos
Andre Kundgen, California State University San Marcos
Michael Pelsmajer, Illinois Institute of Technology
(1056052048)

10:30 a.m.
Maximum Induced Forests in Graphs of Bounded Treewidth.
Glenn G Chappell, Department of Computer Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Michael J. Pelsmajer*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(1056051715)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
PME Council Meeting
Sierra K, Marriott San Francisco

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Employment Center
Exhibit Hall, Moscone

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on History of Mathematics
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:15 a.m.
Ancient Numeral System And The Great Pyramid.
Ricie Dimatatac Bulanhagui*, Alalum, San Pascual, Batangas
(105601399)

8:30 a.m.
French and English Influences On Early American Mathematics.
Andrew B Perry*, Springfield College
(105601692)

8:45 a.m.
Nasiraldin Tusi: A True Scholare in Many Disciplines.
Mohammad Moazzam*, Salisbuy University
(105601937)

9:00 a.m.
Benjamin Gompertz: Pioneer of Actuarial Science.
Charlotte K. Simmons*, University of Central Oklahoma
Jesse W. Byrne, University of Central Oklahoma
(1056011027)

9:15 a.m.
Break

9:30 a.m.
Max Dehn.
David Peifer*, UNC Asheville
(1056011042)

9:45 a.m.
Teaching Mathematics at the 19th century Virginia Military Institute.
Maryam Vulis*, USMA Prep School
(1056011734)

10:00 a.m.
On Avicenna's Arithmetic.
Mahmoud H Annaby*, Qatar University
(1056011860)

10:15 a.m.
Euler's work on the prime divisors of numbers of the form $mx^2 + ny^2$.
Paul R Bialek*, Trinity International University
Dominic W Klyve, Carthage College
(1056111819)

10:30 a.m.
Origin and Extensions of the Secant Method and Characterizations of the BFGS Secant Method.
Joanna M. Papakonstantinou*, Rice University
(105649673)

10:45 a.m.
Algebraic cryptology from an historical viewpoint.
Chris Christensen*, Northern Kentucky University
(1056011790)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:15 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Discrete Mathematics, IV
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:15 a.m.
Ramsey Core Numbers.
Allan Edward Bickle*, Western Michigan University
(1056051273)

8:30 a.m.
On the enumeration of the cyclically fully commutative elements in Coxeter groups.
Tom Boothby, University of Washington
Jeffrey Burkert*, Harvey Mudd College
Morgan Eichwald, University of Montana
Dana C. Ernst, Plymouth State University
Richard M. Green, University of Colorado at Boulder
Matthew Macauley, Clemson University
(1056051861)

8:45 a.m.
On the cyclically fully commutative elements of Coxeter groups.
Tom Boothby, University of Washington
Jeffrey Burkert, Harvey Mudd
Morgan Eichwald, University of Montana
Dana C. Ernst*, Plymouth State University
Richard M. Green, University of Colorado at Boulder
Matthew Macauley, Clemson University
(1056051831)

9:00 a.m.
An explicit derivation of the Möbius function for Bruhat order.
Brant C. Jones*, University of California, Davis
(105605914)

9:15 a.m.
Break

9:30 a.m.
Projections of Ocneanu traces are KazhdanLusztig Rpolynomials.
W. Andrew Pruett*, Baylor University
(105605476)

9:45 a.m.
Symmetric Permutations with No Long Decreasing Subsequences.
Eric S Egge*, Carleton College
(105605249)

10:00 a.m.
Fragility in Matroids.
Carolyn B. Chun*, Victoria University
Dillon Mayhew, Victoria University
Stefan van Zwam, University of Waterloo
Geoff Whittle, Victoria University
(1056051494)

10:15 a.m.
Edge Coverings of Bipartite Graphs and the Geometry of the Hausdorff Metric.
Steven Schlicker*, Grand Valley State University
Katrina Honigs, University of California, Berkeley
(105651116)

10:30 a.m.
Hypergraphic subspace arrangements.
Matthew S. Miller*, Bucknell University
Max Wakefield, United States Naval Academy
(105655289)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Interactions of Inverse Problems, Signal Processing, and Imaging, II
Room 2010, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu

8:30 a.m.
A Perturbed WhittakerKotel'nikovShannon Sampling theorem.
Mahmoud H Annaby*, Qatar University
Hassan A Hassan, Cairo University
Omar H ElHaddad, Beni Suef University
(1056941840)

9:00 a.m.
Convergence and Rate of Approximation for Generalized Samplingtype Operators in Orlicz Spaces.
Laura Angeloni*, Università degli Studi di Perugia
(1056411726)

9:30 a.m.
Nonuniform sampling expansions and local reconstruction on subspaces of $L_2(R)$.
Nikolaos Dimitrios Atreas*, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Polytechnic School
(1056941137)

10:00 a.m.
Color Image Restoration Using Nonlocal MumfordShah Regularizers.
Miyoun Jung, UCLA
Xavier Bresson, UCLA
Tony F Chan, NSF and UCLA
Luminita A. Vese*, UCLA
(1056351136)

10:30 a.m.
Approximation Theory in Signal and Image Processing. Applications to Endovascular Surgery.
Gianluca Vinti*, University of Perugia
(1056941602)

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
AMSMAA Graduate Student Fair
Undergrads! Take this opportunity to meet representatives from mathematical sciences graduate programs.
Room 3001, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:40 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Online HomeworkInnovation and Assessment, II
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michael E. Gage, University of Rochester gage@math.rochester.edu
Arnold K. Pizer, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester

8:40 a.m.
Assessing the Impact on Student Learning and Behavior in a First Applied Statistics Course by Innovative Use of Three Delivery Types Including Online Homework: Experimental Design and Implementation.
William H Rybolt*, Babson College
John D McKenzie, Babson College
(1056M1975)

9:00 a.m.
Assessing the Impact on Student Learning and Behavior in a First Applied Statistics Course by Innovative Use of Three Delivery Types Including Online Homework: Initial Results.
John D McKenzie*, Babson College
William H Rybolt, Babson College
(1056M1976)

9:20 a.m.
Using Multiple Technologies to Engage Students in Math Learning.
Gerald Agbegha*, Johnson C. Smith University
Nailong Guo, Johnson C. Smith University
(1056M11843)

9:40 a.m.
Online Assessment of Homework in College Algebra and Math Concepts For Teachers Courses.
A. S. Elkhader*, Northern State University
(1056M11571)

10:00 a.m.
Using WebAssign for Uniform Assessment in Precalculus, 1300 Students at a Time.
Lisa Townsley*, University of Georgia
Edward Azoff, University of Georgia
(1056M11066)

10:20 a.m.
MathNerds and Webwork: a free, supervised tutoring system for online homework.
W. Ted Mahavier*, Lamar University & MathNerds
Valerio De Angelis, Xavier University of Louisiana & MathNerds
Kyehong Kang, Lamar University
(1056M11141)

10:40 a.m.
Using Public Domain Software for Online Homework and Tutorials at the University of Puerto Rico.
Daniel L McGee*, University of Puerto Rico  Mayaguez
J Maider Marin, University of Puerto Rico  Mayaguez
(1056M11542)

Friday January 15, 2010, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Motion Planning and Graph Layout: at the Crossroads of Geometry, Discrete Mathematics, and Algorithm Design.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Sue Whitesides*, University of Victoria
(1056A011)

Friday January 15, 2010, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Expansions of ominimal structures by trajectories of definable vector fields.
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Chris Miller*, Ohio State University
(10560372)

Friday January 15, 2010, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #13: Part B
Taking symbols seriously: Teaching form and function in college algebra.
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona
Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona and Harvard University
Pat Shure, University of Michigan

Friday January 15, 2010, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #4: Part B
Using videocase studies in teaching a proofbased gateway course to the mathematics major.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
James T. Sandefur, Georgetown University
Connie M. Campbell, Millsaps College
Kay B. Somers, Moravian College

Friday January 15, 2010, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #7: Part B
Teaching with clickers in the classroom.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Derek Bruff, Vanderbilt University
Adam Lucas, Saint Mary's College of California

Friday January 15, 2010, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Student Hospitality Center
South Lobby, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Friday January 15, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAAYoung Mathematicians' Network Panel Discussion
Promotion and tenure: You know you want it.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Barry A. Balof, Whitman College
Joshua D. Laison, Willamette College
Panelists:
Jason D. Rosenhouse, James Madison University
Francis E. Su, Harvey Mudd College
Matthew P. Richey, St. Olaf College
Jacqueline A. Jensen, Sam Houston State University

Friday January 15, 2010, 9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMS Special Presentation
A conversation on nonacademic employment.
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Moderators:
James G. Glimm, SUNY at Stony Brook
Panelists:
Allen Butler, Daniel H. Wagner Associates
Christina Bahl, National Security Agency
Rick Chartrand, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Dale Smith, Vicis Capital LLC
Rebecca Wasyk, Metron Inc.

Friday January 15, 2010, 9:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Exhibit Hall, Moscone

Friday January 15, 2010, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Ramsey theory for finite structures.
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Slawomir J. Solecki*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10560374)

Friday January 15, 2010, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Use of Technology in Modern Complex Analysis Research, II
Room 2012, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Beth Schaubroeck, U.S. Air Force Academy beth.schaubroeck@usafa.edu
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University
James Rolf, U.S. Air Force Academy

Friday January 15, 2010, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Zonotopal algebra, analysis, and combinatorics.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Olga Holtz*, University of CaliforniaBerkeley, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Institute for Advanced Study
Amos Ron, University of WisconsinMadison
(10561306)

Friday January 15, 2010, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Evolving curves and surfaces.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Brian White*, Stanford University
(10565142)

Friday January 15, 2010, 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
MAA Poster Session on Research by Undergraduate Students
Students must set up their posters during this hour.
North Lobby, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III
Reduced decompositions.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Richard P. Stanley*, M.I.T.
(10560518)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
MAA Lecture for Students
How math made modern music \rlap{\vrule height2.6pt depth2.2pt width18pt}madIrrational!
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone
David T. Kung*, Saint Mary's College of Maryland
(1056A015)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
AMS Current Events Bulletin
Room 3022, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David Eisenbud, University of California, Berkeley

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, II
Room 2000, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Darren Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology darren.narayan@rit.edu
Bernard Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jacqueline Jensen, Sam Houston State University
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Vadim Ponomarenko, San Diego State University
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
Analyzing Hyperspectral Images.
Brian Allen*, Messiah College
Kristen Bretney, Loyola Marymount University
(105694145)

1:30 p.m.
Coexistence of Stable ECM Solutions in the LangKobayashi System.
Ericka Mochan*, Western New England College
C. Davis Buenger, Rice University
(105634144)

2:00 p.m.
Greedy Algorithms for Generlized $k$rankings of graphs.
Sandra James*, Concordia University  St. Paul
Andrew Zemke, Rochester Institute of Technology
(105605142)

2:30 p.m.
Finding Ramsey Numbers.
Kevin Black*, Harvey Mudd College
Daniel Leven, Rutgers Unviersity
(105605143)

3:00 p.m.
Mathematics Models of Mancala.
Reginald Ford*, James Madison University
M. Vergara, James Madison University
J. C. Ortega, James Madison University
D. Melendez, James Madison University
Z. Pena, James Madison University
(1056912094)

3:30 p.m.
Comparison of Homogenous cyclic expressions.
B. Sriram*, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
(10560826)

4:00 p.m.
The Strong Symmetric Genus of Small $D$type Generalized Symmetric Groups.
Michelle Bowser*, Grove City College
Trevor Partridge, Grove City College
Kirsten Rodgers, Grove City College
(10562077)

4:30 p.m.
The Energy of Graphs and Matrices.
Duy D Nguyen*, Texas Christian University
Katelyn L McCall, University of Rochester
Laura J Buggy, College of St. Benedict
Amalia V Culiuc, Mount Holyoke College
Sivaram K Narayan, Central Michigan University
(10561578)

5:00 p.m.
Subgraph Summability Number.
Kassandra A Johnston*, University of New Mexico
Philip R Zerull, Central Michigan University
Sivaram K Narayan, Central Michigan University
Jordan D Webster, Central Michigan University
(10560579)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Room 2010, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Craig Fraser, University of Toronto
Deborah Kent, Hillsdale College
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University despeaux@wcu.edu

1:00 p.m.
The Mathematics of the Antikythera Mechanism.
James Evans*, University of Puget Sound
(105601929)

1:30 p.m.
The various "Indian rules" in medieval and early modern Western mathematics.
Kim Plofker*, Union College
(1056011189)

2:00 p.m.
Descartes, Van Schooten, and algebraic extensions of fields.
Michel Pierre Serfati*, Université Paris VII/ Denis Diderot
(10560156)

2:30 p.m.
Curvature and symmetry in Newton's early computations of orbital dynamics.
Michael Nauenberg*, UCSC
(1056011560)

3:00 p.m.
Johann Bernoulli's lost lecture on differential calculus and its sequels.
Ruediger Thiele*, Hall, Germany
(1056011572)

3:30 p.m.
From cascades to calculus: episodes in the history of Rolle's theorem.
June BarrowGreen*, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
(105601273)

4:00 p.m.
D company: the rise and fall of differential operator theory in Britain, 1810s1870s.
Ivor O. GrattanGuinness*, Middlesex University, UK
(1056011877)

4:30 p.m.
Pasch and Klein on intuition and proofs.
Dirk Schlimm*, McGill University
(1056011156)

5:00 p.m.
Why was Wantzel Overlooked for a Century? The Changing Importance of an Impossibility Result.
Jesper Lützen*, University of Copenhagen
(105601808)

5:30 p.m.
From idea to mathematical object: Herman Minkowski's introduction of general convex sets.
Tinne Hoff Kjeldsen*, IMFUFA, Roskilde University
(105601304)

6:00 p.m.
Building a Nation: The Evolution of a Mathematical Research Community from the Italian States to the Kingdom of Italy.
Laura Martini*, Siena, Italy
(1056011331)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSAWM Special Session on Spectral Problems on Compact Riemannian Manifolds, II
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Carolyn Gordon, Dartmouth College csgordon @dartmouth.edu
Ruth Gornet, University of Texas at Arlington
Craig Sutton, Dartmouth College

1:00 p.m.
Inverse scattering results for manifolds hyperbolic at infinity.
David Borthwick, Emory University
Peter A. Perry*, University of Kentucky
(1056581112)

1:30 p.m.
The genus spectrum of a hyperbolic 3manifold.
D. B. McReynolds*, University of Chicago
Alan W. Reid, University of Texas in Austin
(1056531227)

2:00 p.m.
Lengthspectral rigidity for flat metrics.
Moon Duchin*, University of Michigan
Christopher J Leininger, University of Illinois
Kasra Rafi, University of Oklahoma
(1056511425)

2:30 p.m.
The Cutoff Covering Spectrum.
Christina Sormani, CUNY Graduate Center and Lehman College
Guofang Wei*, UC Santa Barbara
(105653529)

3:00 p.m.
Spectral problems for polygons.
Julie Rowlett*, Hausdorff Center for Mathematics
(105658869)

3:30 p.m.
Break

4:00 p.m.
Eigenvalues and Isoperimetric Inequalities.
Jesse Ratzkin*, University College Cork
(105635283)

4:30 p.m.
Hearing Delzant polygons from the equivariant spectrum.
Emily B. Dryden*, Bucknell University
Victor Guillemin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rosa SenaDias, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon
(1056581299)

5:00 p.m.
The fundamental domain of Random Riemann surfaces.
Eran Makover*, Central Connecticut State University
Jeff McGowan, Central Connecticut State University
(105658527)

5:30 p.m.
The fundamental domain of Random Riemann surfaces.
Jeffrey McGowan*, Central Connecticut State University
Eran Makover, Central Connecticut State University
(105658525)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 3011, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Susan Cooper, University of NebraskaLincoln scooper4@math.unl.edu
Graham Leuschke, Syracuse University gjleusch@math.syr.edu
Sean M. SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University sean.satherwagstaff.ndsu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Ascent and descent modulo exact zero divisors.
Luchezar L. Avramov, University of NebraskaLincoln
Inês Bonacho dos Anjos Henriques*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Liana M. Sega, University of Missouri, Kansas City
(1056131604)

1:30 p.m.
Vanishing of Tor over complete intersections.
Olgur Celikbas*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(105613901)

2:00 p.m.
Infinite CohenMacaulay posets and nonNoetherian StanleyReisner rings.
Erin Chamberlain*, Brigham Young University
(105613813)

2:30 p.m.
The rank of a hypergeometric system.
Christine Berkesch*, Purdue University
(105614944)

3:00 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of value semigroups.
S. D. Cutkosky, University of Missouri  Columbia
K. Dalili*, University of Missouri  Columbia
O. Kashcheyeva, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1056132019)

3:30 p.m.
A New Elementwise Criterion for Weak Subintegrality.
Marie A Vitulli*, University of Oregon
(1056131581)

4:00 p.m.
Discussion

4:30 p.m.
Modules over onedimensional local rings of infinite CohenMacaulay type.
Silvia Saccon*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105613621)

5:00 p.m.
Local rings and high syzygies.
Hamid Rahmati*, Texas Tech university
Janet Striuli, Fairfield University
(1056132028)

5:30 p.m.
Constructing Algebras from Witt vectors.
Paul C Roberts*, University of Utah
(105613800)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Enumerative Combinatorics, II
Room 3005, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Brian Miceli, Trinity University bmiceli@trinity.edu
Jeff Remmel, University of California San Diego

1:00 p.m.
Major Index for 01Fillings of Moon Polyominoes.
William Chen, Center for Combinatorics, Nankai University
Svetlana Poznanović*, Texas A&M University
Catherine Yan, Texas A&M University
Arthur Yang, Center for Combinatorics, Nankai University
(1056051212)

1:30 p.m.
Matrix Bijections.
Anthony A. Mendes*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
(105605166)

2:00 p.m.
Probabilistic proofs of hook length formulas involving trees.
Bruce E Sagan*, Michigan State U. and NSF
(105605519)

2:30 p.m.
Invariants, Kronecker products and combinatorics of some remakable diophantine systems.
Adriano Garsia*, UC, San Diego
(1056051881)

3:00 p.m.
Enumerating (2+2)free posets by the number of minimal elements and other statistics.
Sergey Kitaev*, Reykjavik University
(105605473)

3:30 p.m.
The distributions of $k$drops and $k$excedences in permutations.
Jeffrey E Liese*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
(105605949)

4:00 p.m.
Wilf equivalence for generalized factor order modulo $k$.
Thomas Langley*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Jeffrey Liese, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Jeffrey Remmel, University of California, San Diego
(1056051275)

4:30 p.m.
A hierarchy of generalized pattern avoidance and $\beta(0,1)$trees.
Einar Steingrimsson*, Reykjavik University
(1056051886)

5:00 p.m.
Avoiding Colored Partitions.
Adam Goyt, Minnesota State University
Lara Pudwell*, Valparaiso University
(1056051359)

5:30 p.m.
A Continuum of Partition Statistics.
Nicholas A. Loehr*, Virginia Tech
Gregory S. Warrington, University of Vermont
(105605487)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Differential Galois Theory and Group Representations: A Tribute to Andy Magid, I
Room 3007, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
James Carrell, University of British Columbia
Lourdes Juan, Texas Tech University lourdes.juan@ttu.edu
Alex Lubotzky, Hebrew University
Brian Parshall, University of Virginia
Marius van der Put, University of Groningen

1:00 p.m.
Differential `Galois' extensions with new constants.
Lourdes Juan*, Texas Tech University
Andy R. Magid, University of Oklahoma
(1056201991)

1:30 p.m.
Differential Groups and Factorization of Partial Differential Operators.
Phyllis J Cassidy, The City College of New York
Michael F Singer*, North Carolina State University
(105612605)

2:00 p.m.
Infinitesimal differential Galois groups from jet spaces.
Thomas Scanlon*, University of California, Berkeley
(105613839)

2:30 p.m.
The Galois group of monodromy evolving deformations.
Claude Mitschi*, Université de Strasbourg, France
Michael F. Singer, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
(1056341144)

3:00 p.m.
Spin groups as differential Galois groups.
Arne Ledet*, Texas Tech University
Lourdes Juan, Texas Tech University
(1056121040)

3:30 p.m.
Geometry of differential Tannakian categories.
Henri Gillet, University of Illinois at Chicago
Sergey Gorchinskiy, Steklov Mathematical Institute
Alexey Ovchinnikov*, City University of New York
(1056141407)

4:00 p.m.
Symmetries of Standard Equations.
Camilo Sanabria*, The CUNY Graduate Center
(105634433)

4:30 p.m.
Differential Galois Theory and Darboux Transformations.
Primitivo B. AcostaHumánez*, Universidad Sergio Arboleda
(105634638)

5:00 p.m.
What can Mathematicians Contribute to Research in Education?
Hyman Bass*, University of Michigan
Deborah Loewenberg Ball, University of Michigan
(1056971520)

6:00 p.m.
Galois theory of difference equations with difference parameters.
Benjamin Antieau*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Alexey Ovchinnikov, City University of New York
(1056131328)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on LFunctions and Analytic Number Theory, II
Room 3009, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Alina Bucur, Institute for Advanced Study
Chantal David, Concordia University
Matilde Lalin, University of Alberta mlalin@math.ualberta.ca

1:00 p.m.
Real quadratic analogues of traces of singular moduli.
W Duke*, UCLA
O Imamoglu, ETH
A Toth, Eotvos Lorand University
(1056111067)

1:30 p.m.
Periods and $L$functions.
Brooke Feigon*, University of Toronto
(1056111086)

2:00 p.m.
Periods and central values of quadratic base change Lfunctions.
David Whitehouse*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(105611522)

2:30 p.m.
The relative trace formula and average values of Lfunctions.
Andrew H. Knightly*, University of Maine
Charles Li, Chinese University of Hong Kong
(105611641)

3:00 p.m.
Average Frobenius distribution for elliptic curves defined over number fields.
Ethan C. Smith*, Michigan Technological University
Kevin James, Clemson University
(105611789)

3:30 p.m.
Nonvanishing of canonical Hecke Lfunctions for CM number fields.
Riad Masri*, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Tonghai Yang, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(1056111363)

4:00 p.m.
Higher weight Heegner points.
Kimberly Hopkins*, University of Texas at Austin
(105611824)

4:30 p.m.
Euclidean Prime Degree Galois Number Fields.
Kevin J McGown*, University of California, San Diego
(105611308)

5:00 p.m.
Divisibility properties of values of partial zeta functions at nonpositive integers.
Barry R. Smith*, University of California, Irvine
(105611751)

5:30 p.m.
Critical zeros of Dirichlet Lfunctions.
J. Brian Conrey*, American Institute of Mathematics
(105611677)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Evolution Equations and Applications
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Guoping Zhang, Morgan State University hyzgp73@yahoo.com
Gaston N'Guerekata, Morgan State University
Yi Li, University of Iowa
WenXiu Ma, University of South Florida

1:00 p.m.
Circular spectrum and bounded solutions of periodic evolution equations in Banach spaces.
Gaston M. N'guerekata*, Morgan State University
(105634995)

1:30 p.m.
Existence and uniqueness of mild solutions to impulsive fractional differential equations.
Gisèle Mophou*, Université des Antilles et de la Guyane
(105635984)

2:00 p.m.
Existence of pseudo almost automorphic solutions to some classes of nonautonomous partial evolution equations.
Toka Diagana*, Howard University
(1056341149)

2:30 p.m.
Analytical approaches for solving nonlinear equations.
WenXiu Ma*, University of South Florida
(1056351397)

3:00 p.m.
Standing wave solutions of the discrete nonlinear Schrödinger equations with sitedependent nonlinearity.
Guoping Zhang*, Morgan State University
(1056351341)

3:30 p.m.
On Solvability of InitialBoundary Value Problems for MultiWeighted Parabolic Systems.
Alexander Kozhevnikov*, Univ. of Haifa, Israel
(10563524)

4:00 p.m.
Front Behavior for Traveling Wave Solutions of a Modified Fisher PDE.
Ronald E Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(105635400)

4:30 p.m.
Blowup phenomena due to concentrated nonlinear sources in $\mathbb{R}^{N}$.
Patcharin Tragoonsirisak*, Fort Valley State University
(105635312)

5:00 p.m.
Wellposedness and regularity of one phase HeleShaw bubble problem.
Xuming Xie*, Morgan State University
(10563585)

5:30 p.m.
Multiple Solutions to an Elliptic Problem Related to Vortex Pairs.
Yi Li*, University of Iowa, Xian Jiaotong University
Shuangjie Peng, Central China Normal University
(1056351977)

6:00 p.m.
Lp Convergence with Rates of Smooth PoissonCauchy Type Singular Operators.
George A. Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
Razvan A Mezei, University of Memphis
(10564137)

6:30 p.m.
Operator Valued Measures as Feedback Control for Stochastic Systems on Hilbert Space.
Nasiruddin U Ahmed*, University of Ottawa
(10564944)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Mathematics of Information and Knowledge, II
Room 2012, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Naoki Saito, University of California Davis saito@math.ucdavis.edu
Ronald R. Coifman, Yale University
James G. Glimm, SUNY at Stony Brook
Peter W. Jones, Yale University
Mauro Maggioni, Duke University
Jared Tanner, University of Edinburgh

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
MAAAMSMER Invited Paper Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III: Refocusing Algebra: From Middle School to College
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona
Bonnie S. Saunders, University of Illinois at Chicago saunders@math.uic.edu
William Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University
Donald B. Small, U. S. M. A.

1:00 p.m.
The Chicago Algebra Initiative: A MultiUniversity Collaboration with the Chicago Public Schools.
Lynn Narasimhan*, DePaul University
Paul Sally, University of Chicago
(1056BC1346)

1:30 p.m.
The Chicago Algebra Initiative: Data and Results.
David C Jabon*, DePaul University
Paul J. Sally, Jr., University of Chicago
(1056BC1357)

2:00 p.m.
Making the Transition from High School Algebra to College Algebra.
Erick B Hofacker*, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
(1056BC2053)

2:30 p.m.
MAA/CRAFTY College Algebra Guidelines.
Don Small*, United States Military Academy
(1056BC1183)

3:00 p.m.
Modeling Based College Algebra at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Bill Haver*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Aimee Ellington, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1056BC868)

3:30 p.m.
Traversing Bumps Along the Road to a Contemporary College Algebra Curriculum.
Irene M Haskins*, Husson University Bangor Maine
(1056BC1772)

4:00 p.m.
Refocusing and reMODELING College Algebra  A Team Activity.
Erick B Hofacker*, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
(1056BC2052)

4:30 p.m.
Retention Benefits of Refocused College Algebra.
Bernadette F. Turner*, Lincoln University Jefferson City, MO
Donna Stallings, Lincoln University Jefferson City, MO
(1056BC1761)

5:00 p.m.
Studio College Algebra at Kansas State University.
Andrew G Bennett*, Kansas State University
Rachel B Manspeaker, Kansas State University
Rekha Natarajan, Kansas State University
Jennifer Paulhus, Kansas State University
(1056BC815)

5:30 p.m.
Revitalizing Algebra for FirstYear College Students: An Attempt to Change Students' Beliefs and Attitudes.
Barbara E. Edwards*, Oregon State University
(1056BC1501)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Differential and Difference Equations, IV
Room 3018, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
On Stability of Solutions of Fractional Order SEIR Epidemic Model with Vertical Transmission.
Elif Demirci*, Ankara University
Nuri Ozalp, Ankara University
(105634448)

1:15 p.m.
Oscillation of Impulsive Partial Difference Equations with Continuous Variables.
Ravi P. Agarwal, Florida Institute of Technology
Fatma Karakoc*, Ankara University, Turkey
(105634492)

1:30 p.m.
Analysis and Numerical Solution of a Nonlocal ODE Motivated by Flutter.
John V. Matthews*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Boris P. Belinskiy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(105634496)

1:45 p.m.
Bounded Error Parameter Identification and the Design of Experiments for Models Described by Ordinary Differential Equations.
Adam Fletcher Childers*, Roanoke College
(105634777)

2:00 p.m.
Integral inequalities for certain nonlinear systems on time scales.
Mehmet Unal*, Bahcesehir University
(105634851)

2:15 p.m.
Cyclic Central Configurations in the FourBody Problem.
Josep Cors, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Glen R. Hall, Boston University
Gareth E. Roberts*, College of the Holy Cross
(105670972)

2:30 p.m.
Asymptotically Autonomous Differential Inclusions.
Zhivko S. Athanassov*, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(105634862)

2:45 p.m.
Dynamics of a segmentation clock model with discrete and distributed delays.
Peng Feng*, Florida Gulf Coast University
(105634873)

3:00 p.m.
Modeling of ElectrostaticElastic Membrane Systems Motivated by MEMS Devices.
J. Regan Beckham*, University of Texas at Tyler
(1056341174)

3:15 p.m.
Oscillation criteria for some types of second order nonlinear dynamic equations.
Billur Kaymakcalan*, Georgia Southern University
Ravi P. Agarwal, Florida Institute of Technology
Said R. Grace, Cairo University
Wichuta Saejie, Mahidol University, Bangkok
(1056341221)

3:30 p.m.
Solutions of the Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation with Prescribed Asymptotics at Infinity.
John Bernard Gonzalez*, Northeastern University
(1056351987)

3:45 p.m.
Dirichlet forms on Laakso Spaces.
Benjamin Steinhurst*, University of Connecticut
(1056341368)

4:00 p.m.
Existence of solutions for impulsive integral boundary value problems of fractional order.
Seenith Sivasundaram*, ERAU
(1056341434)

4:15 p.m.
Models of twopatch predatorprey community dynamics.
Faina Berezovskaya*, Howard University
(1056341665)

4:30 p.m.
Oscillation criteria for second order dynamic inclusions.
Elvan AkinBohner*, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(1056341838)

4:45 p.m.
Break.

5:00 p.m.
Mathematical analysis of synchronization of pacemaker cells in mammals.
Menaka B Navaratna*, Florida Gulf Coast University
Channa N Navaratna, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1056341229)

5:15 p.m.
Analysis of radial stagnation flow toward a stretching cylinder.
Antonio Mastroberardino*, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Joseph E Paullet, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
(1056341852)

5:30 p.m.
Parameter Dependency on the Period of the Solutions for the Duffing Equation with Doublewell Potential.
Ben T Nohara*, Tokyo City University
A Arimoto, Tokyo City University
(1056342043)

5:45 p.m.
Conditions for the Existence of a Steady State Solution for a Competition System of Plankton Population.
Chihchien Yu*, University of Arkansas  Fort Smith
(105637261)

6:00 p.m.
The Change in Electric Potential due to Lightning.
Beyza Aslan*, University of North Florida
William Hager, University of Florida
(105635381)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Mathematics Education
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Why should humanities majors have all the fun?
Jane W Hartsfield*, American University
(105600160)

1:15 p.m.
What are they thinking? Examining the mathematical disposition of preservice elementary teachers.
Charles Adam Feldhaus*, Ohio University
(10569713)

1:30 p.m.
Why do children in public and rural primary schools perform worse in mathematics: unresolved questions on equitable access to early childhood education?
A. N. Meremikwu*, University of Calabar Nigeria
(105697209)

1:45 p.m.
Local Research Experience for Undergraduates YSU in the summer of 2008.
Jacek Fabrykowski*, Youngstown State University
(105697305)

2:00 p.m.
Examples of a Mathematical Habit of the Mind and its effect on Students.
Richard Millman*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(105697465)

2:15 p.m.
Undergraduate Research and Service Learning Projects Developed from Institutional Research Questions.
Maria Zack*, Point Loma Nazarene University
Greg Crow, Point Loma Nazarene University
(105697846)

2:30 p.m.
Use of ConcepTests and Voting in Upper Division Math Courses.
David O Lomen*, University of Arizona
(1056971889)

2:45 p.m.
Social Network Surveys in Math and Science Education.
Carole Basile, University of Colorado at Denver
Steve Culpepper, University of Colorado at Denver
Steven Di Lisio*, University of Colorado at Denver
Adam Ruff, University of Colorado at Denver
Diana White, University of Colorado at Denver
(1056971914)

3:00 p.m.
Mathematics majors' believes about mathematics after taking a methods of proof class and professors' believes about the effectiveness of such a class.
Elsa Medina*, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
(1056972070)

3:15 p.m.
Trends in Statistics PhD Graduates.
Pam Arroway*, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University
Ashley Swandby, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University
(1056001595)

3:30 p.m.
Unshackling Linear Algebra from Linear Notation.
Elisha Peterson*, United States Military Academy
(1056151231)

3:45 p.m.
Disruption of Symmetry Creates New Symmetries.
Robert M. Sulman*, Central Methodist University
(1056001232)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Discrete Mathematics, V
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Lower bounds in minimum rank problems.
Lon H Mitchell*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Sivaram K Narayan, Central Michigan University
Andy Zimmer, University of Illinois
(105605903)

1:15 p.m.
$C$sets in an uncountable semigroup.
John H. Johnson*, Howard University
(105605905)

1:30 p.m.
The Rees Product with a Poset or its Dual Poset.
Tricia Muldoon Brown*, Armstrong Atlantic State University
Margaret Readdy, University of Kentucky
(105605910)

1:45 p.m.
Permutations with Ascending and Descending Blocks.
Jacob N Steinhardt*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(105605979)

2:00 p.m.
Generalized Oval Derivation.
Timothy L Vis*, University of Colorado Denver
(105605997)

2:15 p.m.
PotentialBased Strategies for Breaker for MakerBreaker TicTacToe on the Integer Lattice with Numerous Directions.
Klay Kruczek*, Western Oregon University
Eric Sundberg, Occidental College
(1056911917)

2:30 p.m.
A winning strategy for Maker in the MakerBreaker version of TicTacToe on the integer lattice with numerous winning line directions.
Eric Sundberg*, Occidental College
Klay Kruczek, Western Oregon University
(1056051951)

2:45 p.m.
Extremal functions of excluded block permutation matrices.
Adam C Hesterberg*, Princeton University
(1056051113)

3:00 p.m.
The $(1,2)$step competition graph of a tournament.
Sarah K. Merz*, University of the Pacific
Kim A.S. Factor, Marquette University
(105605795)

3:15 p.m.
Elements in unavoidable minors of $3$connected binary matroids.
Deborah A Chun*, Louisiana State University
(1056051277)

3:30 p.m.
A degree condition for spanning cycles in bipartite graphs.
Louis DeBiasio*, Arizona State University
Andrzej Czygrinow, Arizona State University
H. A. Kierstead, Arizona State University
(1056051097)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Dynamical Systems
Room 3020, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Computation of Heteroclinic Arcs for Diffeomorphisms of $\mathbb{R}^3$.
J. D. MirelesJames*, University of Texas, at Austin
Hector Lomeli, ITAM, Mexico City, Mexico
(10563745)

1:15 p.m.
Scattering of solitary waves in the FermiPastaUlam lattice.
Aaron Hoffman*, Boston University
(105637103)

1:30 p.m.
Semigroups of matrices with dense orbits.
Mohammad Javaheri*, Trinity College
(105637137)

1:45 p.m.
Mathematical Analysis of Dengue Treatment Model with Variable Viral Load.
Salisu Mohammed Garba*, University of Manitoba
(105637293)

2:00 p.m.
Model of The Drosophila Circadian Clock: Loop Regulation and Transcriptional Integration.
Hassan M FathallahShaykh*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Jerry L Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
(105637693)

2:15 p.m.
Break

2:30 p.m.
Dynamics of semigroups of Moebius transformations.
Sebastian M Marotta*, University of the Pacific
David Fried, Boston University
Rich Stankewitz, Ball State University
(105637793)

2:45 p.m.
Towards billiards of the Koch snowflake.
Robert G. Niemeyer*, UC Riverside
Michel L. Lapidus, UC Riverside
(105637820)

3:00 p.m.
Asymptotics of GrowUp Solutions and Global Attractors for Slowly NonDissipative PDEs.
Nitsan BenGal*, Brown University
(1056371073)

3:15 p.m.
Oneparameter interval exchange actions.
Christopher F Novak*, University of MichiganDearborn
(1056371187)

3:30 p.m.
Extreme value theory for some dynamical systems.
Chinmaya Gupta*, University of Houston
Mark Holland, University of Exeter
Matthew Nicol, University of Houston
(1056371243)

3:45 p.m.
Evolving a Smooth Curve of Initial Conditions Under a TimeDependent TwoDimensional ODE.
Paul von Dohlen*, William Paterson University
Patrick Miller, Stevens Institute of Technology
(1056371460)

4:00 p.m.
Newton diagram methods for analysis of the replicator equation.
Faina Berezovskaya*, Howard University
Artem Novozhilov, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Georgy Karev, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
(1056371686)

4:15 p.m.
Speedups of Ergodic Group Extensions.
Andrey Babichev*, California State University, Fresno
Adam Fieldsteel, Wesleyan University
(1056371847)

4:30 p.m.
Combinatorial Classification of Cubic Polynomials with a fixed Siegel Disk.
Ross M Ptacek*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
John C Mayer, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1056371942)

4:45 p.m.
The Maximal Inequality and the Ergodic Theorem for Discrete Hausdorff Means.
Constantine Georgakis*, DePaul University
(1056371994)

5:00 p.m.
Renormalization and lowerdimensional Brjuno invariant tori of Hamiltonian systems.
Sasa Kocic*, University of Toronto
Hans Koch, University of Texas at Austin
(1056372021)

5:15 p.m.
Symbolic Dynamics for Nonhyperbolic Systems.
David Richeson*, Dickinson College
Jim Wiseman, Agnes Scott College
(1056581811)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Computational Mathematics, II
Room 3012, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Reconstructing physical parameters in systems of reactiondiffusion equations in electrocardiology.
Yuan He*, Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University
David E Keyes, Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University
(1056651058)

1:15 p.m.
Truncated Incomplete Hessian Newton Minimization with Application to Biomolecular Potential Energy Function.
Mazen George Zarrouk*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
Dexuan Xie, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(1056651125)

1:30 p.m.
Fast Solvers for Models of Steady Fluid Flow.
P. A. Lott*, National Institute of Standards & Technology
H. C. Elman, University of Maryland, College Park
(1056651182)

1:45 p.m.
Fighting Gibbs' phenomenon through quotienting.
JeanPaul Berrut*, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
(1056651185)

2:00 p.m.
Numerical solutions of fourth order boundary value problems using Bernoulli polynomials.
Md Shafiqul Islam*, University of Dhaka
(1056651223)

2:15 p.m.
Solving twodimensional linear and nonlinear Volterra integral equations by the differential transform method.
Jang Bongsoo*, Ulsan National Institue of Science and Technology (UNIST)
(1056451025)

2:30 p.m.
Signal Fraction Analysis with Constraints and Extensions.
Fatemeh Emdad*, The University of Texas Medical Branch
Michael Kirby, Colorado State University
(1056001188)

2:45 p.m.
Reduced Basis Element Method for 2D Maxwell's Problem.
Yanlai Chen*, Brown University
Jan S. Hesthaven, Brown University
Yvon Maday, Brown University and Paris 6
(1056651298)

3:00 p.m.
Model and Optimization of Organic Photovoltaic Cells.
Amelia McNamara*, Macalester College
Jordan Seering, University of MinnesotaTwin Cities
Yi Zeng, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1056651301)

3:15 p.m.
Higher order Strang split integral deferred correction methods for Vlasov equations.
Andrew Christlieb, Michigan State University
Maureen Morton*, Michigan State University
JingMei Qiu, Colorado School of Mines
(1056651345)

3:30 p.m.
Computing Laser Ablation by a FiniteVolume Method.
Sean Cohen*, North Carolina State University
Alina Chertock, North Carolina State University
V. A. Trofimov, Moscow State University
I. A. Shirokov, Moscow State University
(1056651418)

3:45 p.m.
Break

4:00 p.m.
A Discontinuous Galerkin Solver for FullBand BoltzmannPoisson Models.
Yingda Cheng*, University of Texas at Austin
Irene M Gamba, University of Texas at Austin
Armando Majorana, Universit`a di Catania
ChiWang Shu, Brown University
(1056651490)

4:15 p.m.
Reconstruction of thin tubular inclusions in threedimensional domains using electrical impedance tomography.
Roland Griesmaier*, University of Delaware
(1056651548)

4:30 p.m.
Delaunay refinement methods for FSI systems undergoing changes in topological properties.
Edward W. Swim*, United States Military Academy
(1056651713)

4:45 p.m.
Resilient Modulus Modeling with information theory approach.
Ali S. Shaqlaih*, University of Oklahoma
Luther White, University of Oklahoma
Musharraf Zaman, University of Oklahoma
(1056651780)

5:00 p.m.
Numerical Study of a Quantum Memory Model.
Charles N. Cook*, Alma College
Maria Emelianenko, George Mason University
(1056651781)

5:15 p.m.
Domain decomposition method for solving threedimensional parabolic partial differential equations.
Younbae Jun*, University of West Alabama
(1056651873)

5:30 p.m.
The Rapid Advance and Slow Retreat of a Mushy Zone.
Nicholas Gewecke*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Tim Schulze, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(105686269)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis and Operator Theory, II
Room 3016, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Weighted Composition Operators from $H^\infty$ to the Bloch Space of a Bounded Homogeneous Domain.
Robert F. Allen*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Flavia Colonna, George Mason University
(105647309)

1:15 p.m.
Eigenvalues for Perturbations of Densely Defined Linear Maximal Monotone Operators.
Dhruba R Adhikari*, Mississippi University for Women
Athanassios G Kartsatos, University of South Florida
(105647577)

1:30 p.m.
An induced diffusion distance.
Maxim J. Goldberg, Ramapo College of NJ
Seonja Kim*, SUNY Rockland Community College
(1056471005)

1:45 p.m.
The Generalized Degree for Multifunctions Perturbations of Maximal Monotone Operators and Applications.
Boubakari Ibrahimou*, Murray State University
(1056471008)

2:00 p.m.
Spectral Analysis of Conjugate SelfAdjoint Operators.
Zhong Wang*, Zhaoqing University
Hongyou WU, NIU
(1056471099)

2:15 p.m.
Break.

2:30 p.m.
Kinds of pseudomonotonocitiy in study of variational inequalities.
Dan D. Pascali*, Courant Institute, New York University
(1056471142)

2:45 p.m.
Fixed Point Composition C$^*$algebras.
Katie Spurrier Quertermous*, University of Virginia
(1056471165)

3:00 p.m.
Function theory on a quantum domain.
Meghna Mittal*, University of Houston
(1056471375)

3:15 p.m.
Topology of invariant subspace lattice of shift operators in higher dimensions.
Shonia Giorgi*, Ohio University Lancaster
(1056471399)

3:30 p.m.
Quantum analog of DonohoStark Uncertainty Principle.
Genady Grabarnik*, York College, CUNY, NY
(1056471451)

3:45 p.m.
Convex and Nonsmooth Analysis of Minimal Time Functions in Banach Spaces.
Mau Nam Nguyen*, University of TexasPan American
(105649421)

4:00 p.m.
Crossed Products by Automorphisms with the Tracial QuasiRokhlin Property.
Julian Michael Buck*, University of Oregon
(1056471754)

4:15 p.m.
nsymmetric Linear Transformations and von Neumann algebras.
Mark Stankus*, California Polytechnic State University Of San Luis Obispo
(1056471853)

4:30 p.m.
Computing the C*algebra of an inverse semigroup with the Munn representation.
David Milan*, University of Texas at Tyler
(1056472107)

4:45 p.m.
Recursive Decomposition of a $\text{C}^*$ subalgebra of $\text{C}^*(R, X )$.
Hutian Liang*, University of Oregon
(1056472124)

5:00 p.m.
On the Nonpositive Solution of the Nonlinear Inverse Autoconvolution Problem.
Z Dai*, Alma College
P K Lamm, Michigan State University
(1056451010)

5:15 p.m.
Good Lambda Inequality and Riesz potentials for Non Doubling Measures in $\mathbb{R}^n$.
Mukta B. Bhandari*, Kansas State University
(105642709)

5:30 p.m.
Generalized Convolution Systems: Axioms and Properties.
Adam W Parr*, University of the Virgin Islands
(1056431816)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Arts and Mathematics, I
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Douglas E. Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu

1:00 p.m.
A Brief Study of Modularity in Mosaic Designs.
Reza Sarhangi*, Towson University
(1056C1301)

1:20 p.m.
Conformal Models of Hyperbolic Geometry.
Vladimir L. Bulatov*, Corvallis, OR
(1056C1950)

1:40 p.m.
Exploring Chaotic Patterns in Chinese Landscape Paintings by Structural Cloning Method.
Mingjang Chen*, Center for General Education, National ChiaoTung University
(1056C1177)

2:00 p.m.
The Joy of the Curve.
Susan A. McBurney*, Western Springs, Illinois
(1056C1299)

2:20 p.m.
Empirical Origin of the Design Concepts and the Euclidean Geometry.
Fatma Mete*, Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design, Cornell University
Osman Yurekli, Ithaca College
(1056C11580)

2:40 p.m.
Projective Geometry and The Art of The Renaissance.
Meighan I. Dillon*, Southern Polytechnic State University
(1056C1461)

3:00 p.m.
Modular Perspective in The Music Lesson by Vermeer.
Helmer Aslaksen*, National University of Singapore
(1056C1591)

3:20 p.m.
Digital roots, Vedic multiplication and Fibonacci numbers.
Fatma Mete, Cornell University
Yurekli Osman*, Ithaca College
(1056C11457)

3:40 p.m.
Dancing in Mathematical Circles.
Karl H. Schaffer*, De Anza College, Dr. Schaffer and Mr. Stern Dance Ensemble
(1056C12010)

4:00 p.m.
Dancing and Groups: An Active Activity.
Melanie Anne Pivarski*, Roosevelt University
(1056C1749)

4:20 p.m.
The Great Calculus II Art Contest.
Pedro Teixeira*, Knox College
(1056C12011)

4:40 p.m.
Measuring Complexity of $d$Note Pitch Collections Within a $c$Note Chromatic Universe.
Joshua P. Case*, University of Maine at Farmington
(1056C11246)

5:00 p.m.
A Mathematical Tour of Baltimore.
Robert Edward Lewand*, Goucher College
(1056C1157)

5:20 p.m.
The topology of Jorge Luis Borges' {\em Library of Babel}.
William Goldbloom Bloch*, Wheaton College
(1056C1872)

5:40 p.m.
Once upon a time there was $ ... $ A epistemological "fable" of music and mathematics.
Rosanna Iembo*, International Institute of Informatics and Systems, Orlando, Florida, USA; University of Calabria, Italy
Irene Iaccarino, Crotone, Italy
(1056C11020)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.1:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Undergraduate Mathematical Biology, II
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
Raina S. Robeva, Sweet Briar College

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, VIII
Room 3000, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

1:00 p.m.
SIGMAAQL 2009 Quantitative Literacy Survey: Preliminary Results.
Milo Schield*, Augsburg College
(1056Z11088)

1:15 p.m.
Teaching a Senior Seminar in Humanistic Mathematics.
Sarah J Greenwald*, Appalachian State University
Eric Marland, Appalachian State University
(1056Z1182)

1:30 p.m.
Reflection Papers on the Big Ideas.
Jeremy Case*, Taylor University
(1056Z11448)

1:45 p.m.
Can Instructors Award Partial Credit on Multiple Choice Questions?
Janet L. Braunstein*, United States Military Academy at West Point
Edward W. Swim, United States Military Academy at West Point
(1056Z11992)

2:00 p.m.
Refocused College Algebra at HarrisStowe State University.
Ann Podleski*, HarrisStowe State University
(1056Z12042)

2:15 p.m.
The Impact of Additional Mathematics Support on Student Performance.
Ciarán Mac an Bhaird*, National University of Ireland Maynooth
Ann O'Shea, National University of Ireland Maynooth
(1056Z12119)

2:30 p.m.
History of The Return of Applications in Undergraduate Mathematics in the United States.
Walter Meyer*, Adelphi University
(1056Z1357)

2:45 p.m.
50 years of College Math. Have I learned anything?
Bryan V. Hearsey*, Lebanon Valley College
(1056Z1368)

3:00 p.m.
One of the first mathematical texts of the Jewish Bookcase.
Greisy Winicki Landman*, Cal Poly Pomona
(1056Z1288)

3:15 p.m.
New Materials on History of Mathematics.
Satish C. Bhatnagar*, University of Nevada Las Vegas
(1056Z11712)

3:30 p.m.
Mathematicians Card and Poster.
SangGu Lee, Sungkyunkwan University
KyungWon Kim*, Sungkyunkwan University
(1056Z11517)

3:45 p.m.
The Elements of Euclid.
Meighan I. Dillon*, Southern Polytechnic State University
(1056Z1456)

4:00 p.m.
British Royal Society: A Fraternity of Experimentalists.
Donna M Pierce*, Whitworth University
(1056Z1354)

4:15 p.m.
History as a meaningmaking tool: Illuminating prospective mathematics teachers' knowledge of algebra.
Kathleen M Clark*, Florida State University
(1056Z11440)

4:30 p.m.
Winifred Edgerton Merrill  She Opened Doors.
Susan E. Kelly*, University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Sarah Rozner, University of Northern Colorado
(1056Z11817)

4:45 p.m.
Mihailo Petrovic and his interval mathematics.
Radoslav M. Dimitric*, Pittsburgh
(1056Z1127)

5:00 p.m.
The Orthogonal Tower for $\Sigma^{\infty}\operatorname{Emb}(\coprod_m D^n,V)$.
Nicholas Hamblet*, University of Virginia
(1056Z11597)

5:15 p.m.
Well Behaved Rotation About Planar Nonlinear Curves: An analysis of the volume and uniqueness of a solid swept out by rotation about a nonlinear axis.
Adam V Lewicki*, Davidson College
Robert Whitton, Davidson College
(1056Z11543)

5:30 p.m.
Three Simple Questions about Tetrahedra.
Charles Waiveris*, Central Connecticut State University
(1056Z11081)

5:45 p.m.
Why Automobile Sunshades Fold Oddly: An Intruiging Application of Topology.
Curtis Feist*, Southern Oregon University
Ramin Naimi, Occidental College
(1056Z11355)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
MAA Session on Philosophy of Mathematics for Working Mathematicians
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University bgold@monmouth.edu
Carl Behrens, Alexandria, Virginia

1:00 p.m.
What Is the Character of Mathematical Law?
James R Henderson*, University of Pittsburgh at Titusville
(1056M5259)

1:30 p.m.
John Stuart Mill's "Pebble Arithmetic" and the Nature of Mathematical Objects.
Carl E. Behrens*, Alexandria, VA
(1056M5596)

2:00 p.m.
Dummett Down: Intuitionism and Mathematical Existence.
Thomas Drucker*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(1056M51635)

2:30 p.m.
The Articulation of MathematicsA Pragmatic/Constructive Approach to The Philosophy of Mathematics.
Martin E Flashman*, Humboldt State University
(1056M51771)

3:00 p.m.
Molyneux's Problem.
Lawrence A. D'Antonio*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(1056M5445)

3:30 p.m.
Mathematical practice and the philosophy of mathematics.
Jeff Buechner*, Dept. Philosophy; Rutgers UniversityNewark and The Saul Kripke Center, CUNY, The Graduate Center
(1056M51015)

4:00 p.m.
Being a Realist Without Being a Platonist.
Daniel C. Sloughter*, Furman University
(1056M5444)

4:30 p.m.
An analysis of the notion of natural numer.
Ruggero Ferro*, University of Verona, Italy
(1056M51918)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Publishing Mathematics on the Web
Room 2011, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Thomas E. Leathrum, Jacksonville State University leathrum@jsu.edu
William F. Hammond, The University at Albany
Kyle T. Siegrist, University of Alabama in Huntsville

1:00 p.m.
A multimedia document workflow using docutils.
Matthew Leingang*, New York University
(1056N5630)

1:20 p.m.
Displaying Mathematics with Plain HTML.
Claus Schubert*, SUNY Cortland
(1056N5341)

1:40 p.m.
The Importance of Good Source Markup.
William F. Hammond*, University at Albany (SUNY)
(1056N5712)

2:00 p.m.
Customizing and Extending Content MathML.
Kyle T Siegrist*, University of Alabama in Huntsville
(1056N51662)

2:20 p.m.
Math Authoring for the Web Made Easier.
Thomas E Leathrum*, Jacksonville State University
(1056N5547)

2:40 p.m.
An RIA Approach to Web Mathematics.
Donald W. DeLand*, Integre Technical Publishing
(1056N51809)

3:00 p.m.
Textbooks as Sage Notebooks.
Robert A Beezer*, University of Puget Sound
(1056N51050)

3:20 p.m.
MathJax: a JavaScriptbased engine for including TeX and MathML in HTML.
Davide P Cervone*, Union College
(1056N51947)

3:40 p.m.
WebKit + MathML.
R. Alexander Milowski*, San Francisco, CA
(1056N51505)

4:00 p.m.
MathType, Math Markup, and the Goal of Cut and Paste.
Robert R Miner*, Design Science, Inc.
(1056N51504)

4:20 p.m.
MathML 3.0.
Patrick D. F. Ion*, Mathematical Reviews / AMS
(1056N51271)

4:40 p.m.
Revising the MSC (Mathematics Subject Classification).
Patrick D. F. Ion*, Mathematical Reviews / AMS
(1056N51278)

5:00 p.m.
Tiddly Geometry.
Patrick D. F. Ion*, Mathematical Reviews / AMS
(1056N51262)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, I
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Keith Weber, Rutgers University keith.weber@gse.rutgers.edu
Stacy Brown, Pitzer College
Natasha A. Speer, University of Maine
Karen A. Marrongelle, Portland State University

1:00 p.m.
Appropriating New Definitions: The Case of Lipschitz Functions.
Jessica L Knapp*, Pima Community College
(1056P51952)

1:40 p.m.
Undergraduate students' assessment of the persuasiveness of mathematical arguments: Beyond private and public senses of conviction.
Juan Pablo Mejia Ramos*, Rutgers University
Matthew Inglis, Loughborough University
(1056P51350)

2:20 p.m.
A design of instructional interventions for the resolution of cognitive dissonance in an advanced calculus class.
Kyeong Hah Roh*, Arizona State University
(1056P52068)

2:40 p.m.
Between construction and communication: What goes into revising a proof?
Yvonne Lai*, University of Michigan
Keith H Weber, Rutgers University
(1056P51343)

3:00 p.m.
Examples, Uncertainty, & Skepticism: An Examination of the Underpinnings of An Intellectual Need for Proof.
Stacy A. Brown*, Pitzer College
(1056P51488)

3:20 p.m.
Understanding mathematical proofs: What does it mean and how can it be assessed?
Evan Fuller*, Montclair State University
Keith Weber, Rutgers
Pablo MejiaRamos, Rutgers
Kathryn Rhoads, Rutgers
Robert Search, Centenary College
Aron Samkoff, Rutgers
(1056P5753)

3:40 p.m.
Clarifying the Stages of Mathematical Defining: Gestation and Presentation.
Paul Christian Dawkins*, University of Texas at Arlington
(1056P51151)

4:00 p.m.
Examining Undergraduate Students' Reading and Use of Mathematics Textbooks.
Angie Hodge*, North Dakota State University
Ryan Hiltner, North Dakota State University
(1056P52022)

4:20 p.m.
An Example of a Nontraditional Pedagogy in an Abstract Algebra Class: What is the effect on student motivation?
Tim FukawaConnelly*, University of New Hampshire
(1056P5184)

4:40 p.m.
The role of eassessment in student learning in mathematics.
Douglas Quinney*, University of Keele, UK
(1056P532)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Graph Theory, II
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Andre Kundgen, California State University San Marcos akundgen@csusm.edu
Hal Kierstead, Arizona State University

1:00 p.m.
Equitable list coloring of graphs with low maximum degree.
H. A. Kierstead, Arizona State University
A. V. Kostochka*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(105605723)

1:30 p.m.
Hamiltonian Square Cycle in Oretype Graphs.
Phong Q Chau*, Arizona State University
(1056051511)

2:00 p.m.
Tiling in Multipartite Graphs.
Ryan Martin*, Iowa State University
(105605333)

2:30 p.m.
Decompositions of graphs and hypergraphs.
Sebastian M Cioabă*, University of Delaware
(1056051146)

3:00 p.m.
Distributed algorithms and graph theory.
Andrzej Czygrinow*, Arizona State University
(105668908)

3:30 p.m.
Adjacency Posets of Planar Graphs.
Stefan Felsner, Institut für Mathematik, Technische Universität Berlin
Chingman Li, Institut für Mathematik, Technische Universität Berlin
William T. Trotter*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1056051582)

4:00 p.m.
On extremal problems in a Boolean lattice.
Maria Axenovich*, Iowa State University
Jacob Manske, Iowa State University
Ryan Martin, Iowa State University
(1056051254)

4:30 p.m.
MakerBreaker Games: Building a Big Chain in a Poset.
Daniel Cranston*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Bill Kinnersley, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Kevin Milans, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Greg Puleo, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Douglas West, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(105605441)

5:00 p.m.
Degree Ramsey Numbers of Graphs.
Tao Jiang, Miami University, Ohio
Bill Kinnersley, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Kevin G. Milans*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Douglas B. West, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(105605558)

5:30 p.m.
Spanning cycles through specified edges in bipartite graphs.
Reza Zamani, University of Illinois
Douglas B. West*, University of Illinois
(105605955)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:25 p.m.
NAM GranvilleBrownHayes Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Dawn Lott, Delaware State University dlott@desu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Liquidation of a large block of stock with regime switching.
Moustapha N. Pemy*, Towson University
Q Zhang, University of Georgia
G Yin, Wayne State University
(105649469)

1:30 p.m.
Third Graders' Strategies and Preferences for Solving Arithmetic Problems: A Gender Difference Study.
Nicola D. EdwardsOmolewa*, Delaware State University
(105697702)

2:00 p.m.
Parametric Copula Models for Markovian Processes, for AfricanAmerican Male Career Heuristics.
Kobi A. Abayomi*, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Industrial Engineering  Statistics Group
Lee Hawkins, Wall Street Journal/CNBC
Kenneth Land, Duke University
(1056621026)

2:30 p.m.
Calculating target Cataract Surgical Rates for Africa.
Talithia D Williams*, Harvey Mudd College
(1056621374)

3:00 p.m.
Brownian motion indexed by a time scale and its applications.
Suman Sanyal*, Marshall University
(1056601340)

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Committee on Teaching Assistants and PartTime Instructors Panel Discussion
Becoming a teacher of college mathematics: Video cases for novice college mathematics instructor professional development.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
John D. Eggers, University of California San Diego
Shandy Hauk, University of Northern Colorado
Mark K. Davis, University of Northern Colorado
Eric Hsu, San Francisco State University
Natasha M. Speer, University of Maine
Panelists:
Eric Hsu,
David E. Meel, Bowling Green State University
Natasha M. Speer,

Friday January 15, 2010, 1:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Algebras, I
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

1:15 p.m.
Idempotents and Annihilators in Endomorphism Rings of Modules.
Gangyong Lee*, The Ohio State University
S. Tariq Rizvi, The Ohio State University at Lima
Cosmin S. Roman, The Ohio State University at Lima
(105616112)

1:30 p.m.
On dualizing the notion of slenderness.
Radoslav M. Dimitric*, Pittsburgh
(105616129)

1:45 p.m.
Rings and Covered Groups.
G. Alan Cannon, Southeastern Louisiana University
C. J. Maxson, Texas A&M University
Kent M. Neuerburg*, Southeastern Louisiana University
(105616412)

2:00 p.m.
Indecomposable division algebras over funtion fields of smooth $p$adic curves.
Feng Chen*, Emory University
(105616998)

2:15 p.m.
Break

2:30 p.m.
On skew power series rings.
Linhong Wang*, Southeastern Louisiana University
(1056161353)

2:45 p.m.
A decomposition of the Dynkin idempotent in the Hopf algebra of graphs.
Forest Fisher*, The George Washington University
William Schmitt, The George Washington University
(1056161369)

3:00 p.m.
Unitregular Skew Group Rings.
Kathi Crow*, American University in Cairo
(1056161563)

3:15 p.m.
A combinatorial approach to the description of endomorphism rings.
Jose A. VelezMarulanda*, University of Iowa
(1056161656)

3:30 p.m.
Action of the symmetry group of the $n$dimensional hypercube on the algebra associated to the Hasse graph of the $n$cube.
Colleen Duffy*, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
(1056161814)

3:45 p.m.
Break

4:00 p.m.
Periodicity of quadratic differential equations in nonassociative algebras and dimensions of subalgebras.
Nora C. Hopkins*, Indiana State University
(105617120)

4:15 p.m.
On Demazure Crystals of $U_q(\widehat{sl}(n))$.
Julie C Beier*, Mercer University
(105617183)

4:30 p.m.
Nilpotent Orbit Theory and Infinitesimal Blocks of Parabolic Category $\mathcal{O}$.
Kenyon J Platt*, Brigham Young University
Bobbe J Cooper, University of Minnesota
(105617245)

4:45 p.m.
Properties of the Frattini Subalgebra in a Lie algebra.
Kristen Stagg*, North Carolina State University
(105617363)

5:00 p.m.
Multipliers of Lie Algebras of Maximal Class.
Lindsey R Bosko*, North Carolina State University
(105617364)

5:15 p.m.
Blocked and GroupGraded Matrix Constructions from Directed Graphs.
Kenneth L Price*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Stephen Szydlik, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(105617801)

5:30 p.m.
Multipliers for the Nilpotent Series of Strictly Upper Triangular Matrices.
Louis A. Levy*, Millersville University
(1056171729)

5:45 p.m.
Tiling spaces and the Baum Connes Conjecture.
Semail Ulgen Yildirim*, Northwestern University
(105619559)

Friday January 15, 2010, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Randomness and computational strength.
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Joseph S. Miller*, University of WisconsinMadison
(10560371)

Friday January 15, 2010, 2:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Online HomeworkInnovation and Assessment, III
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michael E. Gage, University of Rochester gage@math.rochester.edu
Arnold K. Pizer, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester

2:00 p.m.
What I Learned about Using Online Homeworks from Student Feedback.
Laura A. McSweeney*, Fairfield University
(1056M11170)

2:20 p.m.
Increasing Student Success Using Online Homework.
Tina Alves Mancuso*, The Sage Colleges
(1056M11611)

2:40 p.m.
Using WeBWorK in Linear Algebra.
Thomas R Hagedorn*, The College of New Jersey
Karen Clark, The College of New Jersey
(1056M11706)

3:00 p.m.
Using Online Homework and Data Mining to Assess Student Learning in Mathematics Courses.
Michael B Scott*, California State University, Monterey Bay
(1056M12044)

3:20 p.m.
Online Homework  Does It Work ?
Ronnie P Crane*, Hawaii Pacific University
(1056M12071)

3:40 p.m.
The Utilization of Discussion Boards for Homework in an Interactive Delivery Course: Linear Algebra and Differential Equations.
Stephanie A. Swainston*, Utah State University
Brynja R. Kohler, Utah State University
(1056M11862)

4:00 p.m.
Implementing Online Homework and Quizzes in a PreCalculus Course: Challenges and Rewards.
Ann E Moskol*, Rhode Island College
(1056M12029)

4:20 p.m.
Common Innovative Uses of Online Homework Systems Webassign, MyMathLab, and WebWork.
Semail Ulgen Yildirim*, Northwestern University
(1056M11841)

4:40 p.m.
The "Third Wave" of WeBWorK Assessment.
Vicki J Roth*, University of Rochester
Flora McMartin, BroadBased Knowledge, LLC
(1056M11163)

Friday January 15, 2010, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #11: Part B
The mathematics of Islam and its use in the teaching of mathematics.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia

Friday January 15, 2010, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #12: Part B
Learning discrete mathematics via historical projects.
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Jerry M. Lodder, New Mexico State University
Guram Bezhanishvili, New Mexico State University
David Pengelley, New Mexico State University

Friday January 15, 2010, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #6: Part B
Developing departmental selfstudies.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Donna L. Beers, Simmons College
Nancy Baxter Hastings, Dickinson College

Friday January 15, 2010, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Mathematics Consortium Board of Directors Meeting
Foothills G2, Marriott San Francisco

Friday January 15, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Presentations by Teaching Award Recipients
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Martha J. Siegel, Towson University
David M. Bressoud, Macalester College

Friday January 15, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science Policy Panel Discussion
Evaluation of the NSF's VIGRE program.
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Moderators:
Ronald Stern, University of California, Irvine
Panelists:
Efraim Armendariz, University of Texas at Austin
Lawrence Craig Evans, University of California, Berkeley
Peter March, National Science Foundation
Karen Vogtmann, Cornell University

Friday January 15, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Poster Session on Research by Undergraduate Students
Judging of all posters will take place during this time.
North Lobby, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Friday January 15, 2010, 3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Barrecursive interpretations of classical analysis.
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Fernando J. Ferreira*, Universidade de Lisboa
(10560369)

Friday January 15, 2010, 3:20 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, I
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Howard L. Penn, U.S. Naval Academy hlp@usna.edu
Chairs:
Joseph A. Gallian, University of MinnesotaDuluth

Friday January 15, 2010, 4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Poster Session on Research by Undergraduate Students
All participants are invited to view the posters and speak with the presenters.
North Lobby, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Diana M. Thomas, Montclair State University

Friday January 15, 2010, 4:10 p.m.5:45 p.m.
ASL Session for Contributed Papers
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Friday January 15, 2010, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
AMS Congressional Fellowship Session
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Samuel M. Rankin, III, AMS

Friday January 15, 2010, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Current issues in actuarial science education.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Robert E. Buck, Slippery Rock University
Bettye Anne Case, Florida State University
Kevin E. Charlwood, Washburn University
Steve Paris, Florida State University
Moderators:
Robert E. Buck,
Panelists:
James W. Daniel, University of Texas Austin
Bryan V. Hearsey, Lebanon Valley College

Friday January 15, 2010, 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Quantitative Literacy Business Meeting
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Friday January 15, 2010, 5:15 p.m.7:15 p.m.
SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics Business Meeting, Reception, and Guest Lecture
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Friday January 15, 2010, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematical and Computational Biology Business Meeting and Guest Lecture
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Friday January 15, 2010, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Special Theatrical Presentation
The theater of the mathematically absurd.
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Presenters:
Colin Adams, and the Mobiusbandaid Players

Friday January 15, 2010, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
AMS Mathematical Reviews Reception
Foothills G, Marriott San Francisco

Friday January 15, 2010, 7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics and the Arts Business Meeting
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Friday January 15, 2010, 7:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
NAM CoxTalbot Address
The Number Zero: Its Origin and Use.
Club Room, Marriott San Francisco
Abdulalim Abdullah Shabazz*, Grambling University
(105601307)

Friday January 15, 2010, 7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Fourth Annual JMM Early Music Sing
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics and the Arts Special Presentation
{\bf Bruce Beasley} will discuss his sculptures which consist of intersecting forms that are developed using a computer program.
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Friday January 15, 2010, 8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
MAAProject NExT Reception
All Project NExT Fellows, consultants, and other friends of Project NExT are invited.
Atrium, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Judith Covington, Louisiana State University Shreveport
Joseph A. Gallian, University of MinnesotaDuluth
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Gavin LaRose, University of Michigan
Saturday January 16, 2010

Saturday January 16, 2010, 7:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
MAA Minority Chairs Breakfast Meeting
Foothills D, Marriott San Francisco

Saturday January 16, 2010, 7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
First Floor Lobby, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 7:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Biomathematics: Modeling in Biology, Ecology, and Epidemiology, II
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Olcay Akman, Ilinois State University oakman@ilstu.edu
Linda Allen, Texas Tech University
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University
Sophia Jang, Texas Tech University
LihIng Roeger, Texas Tech University lihing.roeger@ttu.edu

7:30 a.m.
Integrin Dynamics in Motile Cells: A Stochastic Approach.
Hannah L Callender*, University of Portland
Hans G Othmer, University of Minnesota
(105692614)

8:00 a.m.
OrganismAssociated and MatForming Metagenome Statistical Analysis using Random Forests Algorithms.
Mayra Hernandez*, San Diego State University
Isaacs Kate, San Jose State University
Naneh Apkarian, Pomona College
Michelle Creek, Chapman University
Eric Guan, Torrey Pines High School
Chris Peterson, Pomona College
Todd Regh, Southern Oregon University
(1056921958)

8:30 a.m.
Optimal Seasonal Plant Reproduction.
Anthony DeLegge*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Steven Dunbar, University of NebraskaLincoln
(10569254)

9:00 a.m.
Superspreading events in infectious diseases.
Anna Mummert*, Marshall University
Sydney Mkhatshwa, Marshall University
(105692466)

9:30 a.m.
The Dynamics of OnePredator TwoPrey Systems for Integrated Pest Management.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
Pinal Shah, Benedictine University
(105692460)

10:00 a.m.
Seeking Optimal Treatment Strategies for Malaria Infection.
Jeremy J Thibodeaux*, University of Central Oklahoma
(105692385)

10:30 a.m.
Qualitative Analysis of Models for Anaerobic Digestion including Syntrophic Interactions.
Marion Weedermann*, Dominican University
(105634125)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 7:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Physical Experiment, II
Room 3007, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Roger Thelwell, James Madison University thelwerj@jmu.edu
Anthony Tongen, James Madison University
Paul Warne, James Madison University

7:30 a.m.
Spreading Surfactant on a Thin Liquid Layer.
Ellen Peterson*, North Carolina State University
Michael Shearer, North Carolina State University
(105676472)

8:00 a.m.
Particle size segregation in granular flow.
Michael Shearer*, North Carolina State University
Laura Golick, Emory University, Georgia
Lindsay H May, Baltimore, MD
Karen E Daniels, North Carolina State University
(1056761284)

8:30 a.m.
Simulation and validation of 3dimensional fatigue cracks.
David L Chopp*, Northwestern University
(1056742101)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematical theory of particle laden flow.
Andrea Bertozzi*, UCLA
(105676178)

9:30 a.m.
Dynamics of Free Surface Perturbations Along an Annular Viscous Film Flowing Down a Vertical Fiber.
Linda B. Smolka*, Bucknell University
Dennis Fillebrown, Bucknell University
Bree Guerra, University of Texas at Austin
Justin North, Ohio State University
(1056761561)

10:00 a.m.
Symmetry and locomotion in theory and experiment.
Stephen Childress*, New York University, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(105676737)

10:30 a.m.
Inverse boundary value problems arising in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease and breast cancer.
David Isaacson*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
J. C. Newell, RPI
G. C. Saulnier, RPI
(105692310)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 7:45 a.m.8:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Probability and Statistics, IV
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, III
Room 2000, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Darren Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology darren.narayan@rit.edu
Bernard Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jacqueline Jensen, Sam Houston State University
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Vadim Ponomarenko, San Diego State University
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Knots, Sticks, and Indicatrix.
Bena Tshishiku*, Washington and Lee University
Dan Collins, Cornell University
Charmaine Sia, MIT
Rob Silversmith, Williams College
Katherine Hawkins, Williams College
Colin Adams, Williams College
(105657966)

8:30 a.m.
Planar and Spherical Stick Indices of Torus Knots.
Colin Adams, Williams College
Dan Collins, Cornell University
Katherine Hawkins, Williams College
Charmaine Sia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rob Silversmith*, Williams College
Bena Tshishiku, Washington and Lee University
(105657422)

9:00 a.m.
Symplectic Volumes and Ribbon Graphs.
Julia C Bennett*, Bard College
David V Cochran, Virginia Commonwealth University
Kaitlin Woskoff, Hartwick College
(10565382)

9:30 a.m.
Modulation Frames and Infinite Symmetric Matrices.
Robert G. Fraser*, Case Western Reserve University
Andrew Dugowson, Pomona College
Yeonhyang Kim, Central Michigan University
(10564688)

10:00 a.m.
Continuous Frames on Manifolds.
Daniel Freeman, Texas A&M University
Daniel Poore, Pomona College
A. Rebecca Wei*, Case Western Reserve University
Madeline Wyse, Pomona College
(10565892)

10:30 a.m.
The Isoperimetric Problem in Sectors with Disk Density.
Alexander Diaz*, Universidad de Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus
Nate Harman, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Sean Howe, University of Arizona, Tucson
David Thompson, Williams College
(10565399)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Room 2010, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Craig Fraser, University of Toronto
Deborah Kent, Hillsdale College
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University despeaux@wcu.edu

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Applications of Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 3005, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University sottile@math.tamu.edu
Luis GarciaPuente, Sam Houston State University

8:00 a.m.
Algebraic aspects of persistence.
Gunnar Erik Carlsson*, Stanford University
(1056551638)

8:30 a.m.
From Isomap to Persistence: nonlinear dimensionality reduction with circular coordinates.
Vin de Silva*, Pomona College
(1056682149)

9:00 a.m.
Topological data analysis and the nudged elastic band method.
Henry Adams*, Stanford University
Gunnar Carlsson, Stanford University
Atanas Atanasov, Columbia University
(1056552063)

9:30 a.m.
Recovering exact results from numerical computation in algebraic geometry.
Daniel J. Bates*, Colorado State University
Jonathan D. Hauenstein, Fields Institute/Texas A&M
Tim McCoy, University of Notre Dame
Chris Peterson, Colorado State University
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame
(1056141120)

10:00 a.m.
Computing Hilbert functions using dual bases.
Jonathan D Hauenstein*, Fields Institute/Texas A&M
(1056141178)

10:30 a.m.
Zebra Fish, Tumor Growth, and Algebraic Geometry.
Andrew Sommese*, University of Notre Dame
(1056142079)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Categorical and Algebraic Methods in Representation Theory, I
Room 3009, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Jon Brundan, University of Oregon
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington
Eric Friedlander, University of Southern California eric@kepler.math.northwestern.edu

8:00 a.m.
Morita Equivalence Revisited.
Paul Frank Baum*, Pennsylvania State University
(105616520)

8:30 a.m.
A combinatorial approach to Specht module cohomology.
David J Hemmer*, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
(105620860)

9:00 a.m.
Vanishing ranges for the cohomology of finite groups of Lie type.
Christopher P. Bendel*, University of WisconsinStout
Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia
Cornelius Pillen, University of South Alabama
(105620434)

9:30 a.m.
Low Degreel Cohomology for Finite Simple Groups.
Robert M Guralnick*, University of Southern California
Pham Huu Tiep, University of Arizona
(105620450)

10:00 a.m.
Support varieties and representation type.
Joerg Feldvoss, University of South Alabama
Sarah Witherspoon*, Texas A&M University
(105616598)

10:30 a.m.
Bundles and submodule functors.
Jon F Carlson*, University of Georgia
Eric M Friedlander, University of Southern California
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington
(105620867)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Representations of Reductive padic Groups, I
Room 3011, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Robert Doran, Texas Christian University r.doran@tcu.edu
Paul Sally, University of Chicago
Loren Spice, Texas Christian University

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Integrability of Dynamical Systems and Solitons Equations, I
Room 3016, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Zhijun Qiao, University of TexasPan American qiao@utpa.edu
Taixi Xu, Southern Polytechnic State University
Wenxiu Ma, University of South Florida

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Interactions of Inverse Problems, Signal Processing, and Imaging, III
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu

8:00 a.m.
An analysis of the singular values from the binary information with its preserver and patternization.
DukSun Kim*, Sungkyunkwan University
SangGu Lee, Sungkyunkwan University
(1056151162)

8:30 a.m.
A novel kernel correlation model with correspondence estimation.
Pengwen Chen*, University of Connecticut
(105649644)

9:00 a.m.
Multiscale Registration of Planning CT and Daily Cone Beam CT Images for Adaptive Radiation Therapy.
Dana Paquin*, California Polytechnic State University
Doron Levy, Department of Mathematics and CSCAMM, University of Maryland
Lei Xing, Stanford University
(105692432)

9:30 a.m.
Regularization of Inverse Magnetoencephalography by a Spline Method.
Michel Volker*, Geomathematics Group, University of Siegen, Germany
(105665513)

10:00 a.m.
Stack filter classifiers with an application to change detection in images.
G. Beate Zimmer*, Texas A&M UniversityCorpus Christi
Reid Porter, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Don Hush, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(105668121)

10:30 a.m.
On Weakly Bounded Noise in IllPosed Problems.
P. P. B. Eggermont*, Food and Resource Economics, University of Delaware
V. N. LaRiccia, Food and Resource Economics, University of Delaware
M. Z. Nashed, University of Central Florida
(1056471818)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Optimal Frames and Operator Algebras, I
Room 2012, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David Larson, Texas A&M University larson@math.tamu.edu
Deguang Han, University of Central Florida
Shidong Li, San Francisco State University

8:00 a.m.
Sparse approximations and the minimum subspace approximation property.
Akram Aldroubi*, Vanderbilt University
Romain Tessera, CNRS, Ecole Normal Sup., Lyon
(105647322)

8:30 a.m.
Filter bank fusion frames.
Matthew Fickus*, Air Force Institute of Technology
Amina Chebira, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
Dustin G. Mixon, Princeton University
(105642523)

9:00 a.m.
Distance estimates and a flow converging to equalnorm Parseval frames.
Bernhard G Bodmann*, University of Houston
Peter G Casazza, University of Missouri
(105646535)

9:30 a.m.
A frame theoretic construction for spectral imaging data.
John J. Benedetto*, Norbert Wiener Center, University of Maryland
(105642564)

10:00 a.m.
Spanning Properties of Frames.
Peter G. Casazza*, University of Missouri
Bernhard G. Bodmann, University of Houston
Vern I. Paulsen, University of Houston
Darrin Speegle, St. Louis University
(105646635)

10:30 a.m.
Frames for $L^2$ of measures with scale selfsimilarity.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(105646761)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Parabolic Geometries, Integrable Systems, and Twistor Theory, I
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Dana Mihai, Carnegie Mellon University dmihai@andrew.cmu.edu
Jonathan Holland, University of Pittsburgh
George Sparling, University of Pittsburgh

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAAAMS Invited Paper Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Jacqueline M. Dewar, Loyola Marymount University jdewar@lmu.edu
Thomas F. Banchoff, Brown University
Pam Crawford, Jacksonville University

8:00 a.m.
SoTL in the Mathematics Content Preparation of Teachers: Infusing K12 Exemplars in the Undergraduate Mathematics Curriculum.
Kathryn T Ernie*, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
(1056BE1719)

8:30 a.m.
Research Experiences for Preservice and Inservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers.
Saad ElZanati*, Illinois State University
David Barker, Illinois State University
Wendy O'Hanlon, Illinois State University
(1056BE462)

9:00 a.m.
Assessing Student Learning in an IntroductoryLevel Mathematics Course with a Sustainability Emphasis.
Rikki B Wagstrom*, Metropolitan State University
(1056BE1306)

9:30 a.m.
Preliminary Thoughts on Quantitative Literacy.
Michael C Burke*, College of San Mateo
(1056BE1510)

10:00 a.m.
What is inquiry? What is evidence?
Rose Asera*, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
(1056BE1832)

10:30 a.m.
Differentiating Instruction in a Large Lecture Class.
Andrew G Bennett*, Kansas State University
Rachel Manspeaker, Kansas State University
Danielle McNaney, Kansas State University
Ala Alnaser, Kansas State University
(1056BE1454)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Computational Mathematics, III
Room 3012, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Tail Movement.
Glenn Steven Young*, James Madison University
Anthony L. Tongen, James Madison University
Nina Bence, Department of Biology, James Madison University
Corey Cleland, Department of Biology, James Madison University
(1056651916)

8:15 a.m.
Analysis of 3D Potts Model Monte Carlo Simulation of Crystalline Grain Growth.
Joshua D. Snyder*, George Mason University
(1056651962)

8:30 a.m.
An optimizationbased approach to discretizing the eikonal equation.
Christopher M Kuster*, Carroll University
(1056651973)

8:45 a.m.
HSS preconditioning techniques for the NavierStokes equations.
Jia Liu*, University of West Florida
(1056652069)

9:00 a.m.
A Spectral TimeDomain Method for Computational Electrodynamics.
James V Lambers*, University of Southern Mississippi
(1056652073)

9:15 a.m.
Interpolation error estimates for hexahedral finite elements: geometrical approach.
Kanagaratnam Arunakirinathar*, University of KwaZulu Natal
(1056652078)

9:30 a.m.
Decomposition Method for Henry's Problem.
Julia Petereit*, University of Nevada, Reno
(105641679)

9:45 a.m.
Parallel Performance of Some SHA3 Second Round Candidates.
Jason Worth Martin*, James Madison University
(1056122077)

10:00 a.m.
Multistep Kinetic Monte Carlo.
Holly N. Clark*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Tim P. Schulze, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(105676285)

10:15 a.m.
Application of the RiemannHilbert technique to a problem of a supercavitating wedge.
Anna Zemlyanova*, Louisiana State University
Yuri Antipov, Louisiana State University
(105676338)

10:30 a.m.
Comparisons of Different Groove Structures in a SteadyLiquid Flow for Designing Efficient Micro Heat Pipes.
Mulugeta Markos*, North Carolina Wesleyan College
(105676742)

10:45 a.m.
Flow structure of a sphere or spheroid immersed in shear flows in the Stoke's regime.
Longhua Zhao*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Roberto Camassa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Richard M. McLaughlin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(105676961)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Research by Undergraduates, I
Room 3018, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Efficient computation of failure probabilities in optical fiber communication systems.
Zachary Marzec*, SUNY at Buffalo
Jonathan Schuster, SUNY at Buffalo
Lucas Bunt, Buffalo State College
Benjamin Kanouse, Buffalo State College
(1056781698)

8:15 a.m.
Computer Model of Gravitational Lensing Systems.
Philip S Naudus*, George Mason University
(1056851646)

8:30 a.m.
On Property $P_1$ and Spaces of Operators.
Junsheng Fang, Texas A&M University
David Larson, Texas A&M University
Stephen Rowe*, Florida Atlantic University Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College
(105615394)

8:45 a.m.
mRefinably Extendable Functions.
John R Meuser*, Illinois Wesleyan University
(105600359)

9:00 a.m.
What Moves You: Using Legs for Vehicular Transportation.
Jonathan Graf*, Towson University
Olga Stulov, SUNY New Paltz
Jim Sochacki, James Madison University
(105634334)

9:15 a.m.
Modeling, Analysis and Computation of Fluid Structure Interaction Models for Biological Systems.
S. Minerva Venuti*, George Mason University
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University
(1056351523)

9:30 a.m.
Nucleation and Spinodal Decomposition in Ternarycomponent Alloys.
Colleen T Ackermann*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
William D Hardesty, University of Maryland Baltimore County
(105635321)

9:45 a.m.
Modeling Phase Separation in Ternary Alloys.
James O'Beirne*, George Mason University
(1056351186)

10:00 a.m.
Parameter Estimation in a System of Differential Equations.
Franz William Hamilton*, George Mason University
(1056351260)

10:15 a.m.
Numerical Modeling and Analysis of Fluid Structure Interaction in Biological Systems.
Avis A Foster*, George Mason University
Daniel M Anderson, George Mason University
S. Minerva Venuti, George Mason University
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University
(1056351617)

10:30 a.m.
Prolonging the effectiveness of transgenic insecticidal crops.
John Bantle*, University at Buffalo
Aaron Festinger, University at Buffalo
HeeJoon Jo, University at Buffalo
Ryan Klafehn, University at Buffalo
(1056921791)

10:45 a.m.
Complex dynamics of a single nephron model with tubuloglomerular feedback and a myogenic mechanism.
John Dambra*, University at Buffalo
Steven Leuthe, Buffalo State College
(1056921799)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, III
Room 3020, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Poincaré Series of Diagonal Polynomials.
Dibyajyoti Deb*, University of Kentucky, USA
(1056111199)

8:15 a.m.
Special Sierpiński Numbers.
Gregory P. Dresden, Washington & Lee University
Carrie E. Finch*, Washington & Lee University
Josh Harrington, University of South Carolina
Lenny K. Jones, Shippensburg University
Mark R. Kozek, Whittier College
(1056111297)

8:30 a.m.
Explicit bounds for the number of $p$core partitions of $n$.
Byungchan Kim, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Jeremy Rouse*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(1056111235)

8:45 a.m.
Sifting Limits for Selberg's $\Lambda^{2}\Lambda^{}$ Sieve.
C S Franze*, Central Michigan University
(1056111244)

9:00 a.m.
Break

9:15 a.m.
On the sum of the reciprocals of the amicable numbers.
Jonathan W. Bayless*, Husson University
Dominic Klyve, Carthage College
(105611790)

9:30 a.m.
D. Stanton's conjecture on $t$core partitions.
Byungchan Kim*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Jeremy Rouse, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampain
(1056111336)

9:45 a.m.
Generalizing a Theorem of Sierpiński Using Lucas Sequences.
Lenny Jones*, Shippensburg University
(105611859)

10:00 a.m.
Diophantine Questions and the Adeles.
Thomas J Wright*, Johns Hopkins University
(1056111383)

10:15 a.m.
Diophantine Approximation for Alternate Forms of Continued Fractions.
David E. Molnar*, Ridgewood, NJ
(1056371508)

10:30 a.m.
The Riemann Hypothesis and the Roots of the Riemann Zeta Function.
Samuel W Gilbert*, Vienna, VA
(10561148)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, I
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu
Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
David C. Lay, University of Maryland

8:00 a.m.
Eigenvalues and eigenvectors  helping students see what they do.
Melvin A Nyman*, Alma College
John Berry, University of Plymouth (England)
Douglas A Lapp, Central Michigan University
Dennis St. John, Central Michigan University
(1056G11640)

8:20 a.m.
Studentcentered linear algebra activities.
Gulden Karakok*, UMERC, Umea University, Sweden
Corinne A. Manogue, Department of Physics, Oregon State University
(1056G11868)

8:40 a.m.
Introducing Linear Algebra to Middle School Students.
Pamela G Coxson*, University of California San Francisco
(1056G1534)

9:00 a.m.
Interesting projects while teaching Linear Algebra course.
Yun Lu*, Kutztown University of PA
(1056G1822)

9:20 a.m.
Learning the Language of Linear Algebra: Using Reading Assignments to Immerse Students in Terminology and Ideas.
Matt Boelkins*, Grand Valley State University
(1056G1856)

9:40 a.m.
Three tested ways to empower students to engage in linear algebra.
Peg Howland*, Utah State University
Brynja R. Kohler, Utah State University
(1056G12000)

10:00 a.m.
Matrices of Sequences: Recurrence and Computation.
Mark Anderson Miller*, Marietta College
(1056G1198)

10:20 a.m.
Transitioning to a Laguerre Basis.
Elyn Rykken*, Muhlenberg College
Maureen Carroll, University of Scranton
(1056G12002)

10:40 a.m.
Using Quaternions and Rotations Matrices for Rotations in R3.
Paul Raymond Bouthellier*, University of PittsburghTitusville
(1056G1237)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, IX
Room 3000, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

8:00 a.m.
A Summer of Knots.
Alan Alewine*, McKendree University
(1056Z1543)

8:15 a.m.
Calculus Laboratory: A Companion Course to the Lecture.
Michael P Saclolo*, St. Edward's University
(1056Z11612)

8:30 a.m.
Science in the Mathematics Classroom.
George Rublein*, College of William and Mary
(1056Z11750)

8:45 a.m.
A 21st century makeover of a classic introductory differential equations course.
Anand L. Pardhanani*, Earlham College
(1056Z11007)

9:00 a.m.
Recruitment and Retention: Flip Sides of the Same Coin.
Lisa A Lister*, Bloomsburg University
(1056Z11385)

9:15 a.m.
Break.

9:30 a.m.
Redesigning a Mathematics Course to Meet the Needs of Business Majors.
Kathleen D. Lopez*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Diane G. Fisher, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Michael W. Totaro, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lee E. Price, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1056Z1947)

9:45 a.m.
Changes in Students' Perceptions about Learning Mathematics in a Redesigned Mathematics Course for Business Majors.
Diane G Fisher*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Kathleen Lopez, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Michael Totaro, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lee Price, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1056Z1888)

10:00 a.m.
Grading Done Right.
Dustin D. Keck*, U.S. Air Force Academy
Michael A. Brilleslyper, U.S. Air Force Academy
(1056Z11680)

10:15 a.m.
Wii$^{\mathrm{TM}}$ Derivatives: Learning Derivatives Through Competition.
Keith W. DeGregory*, United States Military Academy at West Point
Aaron C. Elliott, United States Military Academy at West Point
William L. Fehlman II, United States Military Academy at West Point
Alex A. Heidenberg, United States Military Academy at West Point
(1056Z1904)

10:30 a.m.
Survivor Math: Using Pop Culture to Enhance Learning Mathematics.
Robert E Burks*, United States Military Academy
(1056Z155)

10:45 a.m.
Composition Operators on $S^2(\mathbb{D})$.
Katherine Heller*, University of Virginia
(1056Z1643)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, II
Room 2011, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Howard L. Penn, U.S. Naval Academy hlp@usna.edu
Chairs:
Joseph A. Gallian, University of MinnesotaDuluth

8:00 a.m.
Did Humidifying the Baseball Decrease the Number of Homers at Coor's Field?
Howard L. Penn*, U.S. Naval Academy
(1056H5380)

8:20 a.m.
A nonlinear approach to modeling success in baseball.
Jeff Hamrick*, Rhodes College
John M. Rasp, Stetson University
(1056H5762)

8:40 a.m.
Biomechanics of Running and Walking.
Anthony Tongen*, James Madison University
(1056H51975)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematics Awareness Month 2010: Mathematics and Sports.
Douglas Ensley, Shippensburg University
Joseph A. Gallian*, University of Minnesota Duluth
Howard Penn, United States Naval Academy.
(1056H5374)

9:20 a.m.
Tigermetrics: Statistical Analysis of the PGA Tour.
Roland Minton*, Roanoke College
(1056H5314)

9:40 a.m.
Creating a Sports Video Game using Mathematical Modeling.
Paul Raymond Bouthellier*, University of PittsburghTitusville
(1056H5236)

10:00 a.m.
Introducing some new and already existing statistical studies related to a sports mostly popular in the eastern hemispheres.
Santanu Chakraborty*, University of Texas  Pan American, Edinburg, Texas
(1056H581)

10:20 a.m.
Analysis of a Table Tennis Game: A Teaching Tool.
Reza D. Noubary*, Bloomsburg University
(1056H5928)

10:40 a.m.
Exploring NFL Data to Determine "Who is the Greatest of Them All?".
Jacqueline Brannon Giles*, (1) HCC Central College (2) Texas Southern University
(1056H5512)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.9:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Visualization in Mathematics, I
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Sarah J. Greenwald, Appalachian State University greenwaldsj@appstate.edu
Walter Whiteley, York University

8:00 a.m.
Spatial Visualization for PreService Teachers.
Lily Moshe, York University
Margaret Sinclair, Faculty of Education, York University
Walter Whiteley*, York University
(1056R51562)

8:20 a.m.
Picture This: Making Connections in 3Space.
Sarah L Mabrouk*, Framingham State College
(1056R52001)

8:40 a.m.
Drawing by hand and machine: Visualizing solids of revolution.
John W Hoggard*, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
(1056R51482)

9:00 a.m.
Visualizing the Popcorn Box.
Ami Mamolo*, York University, Toronot
Walter Whiteley, York University
(1056R51268)

9:20 a.m.
Spatial Visualization: Is There a Gender Difference?
Terri L. Bennett*, Southern CT State University
(1056R51256)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on New Trends in Mathematical Biology
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Mariel Vazquez, San Francisco State University mariel@math.sfsu.edu
Javier Arsuaga, San Francisco State University

8:00 a.m.
Strings, Trees, and RNA Folding.
Christine E Heitsch*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1056921911)

8:30 a.m.
The Other Half of Our Genome.
Jun S Song*, UC San Francisco
(1056921133)

9:00 a.m.
Topological methods for mapping biological data sets.
Gunnar Erik Carlsson*, Stanford University
(1056921701)

9:30 a.m.
A Multitype Branching Process Model of Tumor Expansion.
Jasmine Foo*, Sloan Kettering Institute
Kevin Leder, Sloan Kettering Institute
Franziska Michor, Sloan Kettering Institute
(1056921728)

10:00 a.m.
Analysis of difference topology experiments on a ProteinDNA complex.
John Luecke*, University of Texas at Austin
Isabel Darcy, University of Iowa
Mariel Vazquez, San Francisco State University
(1056581965)

10:30 a.m.
Fast Protein Dynamics Simulations: Dominant Pathways for Protein Conformational Transitions.
Patrice Koehl*, University of California, Davis
Joel Franklin, Reed College
Sebastian Doniach, Stanford University
Marc Delarue, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
(1056651945)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Group Theory, III
Room 3022, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:15 a.m.
Fundamental domains for congruence subgroups of $SL_2$ in positive characteristic.
Lisa Carbone, Rutgers University
Leigh Cobbs*, Lebanon Valley College
Scott Murray, University of Sydney
(105622203)

8:30 a.m.
Homomorphisms on compact subsets of $\beta S$.
Neil Hindman*, Howard University
Dona Strauss, University of Leeds
(105622311)

8:45 a.m.
Whittaker Modules for a Lie Algebra of Block Type.
Bin Wang, Changshu Institute of Technology, Changshu, China
Xinyun Zhu*, University of Texas of Permian Basin
(105622348)

9:00 a.m.
Members of sums of idempotents in $\beta{\mathbb N}$.
Kendall Williams*, Howard University
(105622724)

9:15 a.m.
Hyperreflection groups.
David G Radcliffe*, Century College
(1056201895)

9:30 a.m.
Zeta Functions of Complexes Arising from PGL$_n$.
MingHsuan Kang*, Pennsylvania State University
(105620139)

9:45 a.m.
On solvable minimal non$p$closed and non$p$exponent closed groups.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, Binghamton University
Marcin Mazur, Binghamton University
Gabriela Mendoza, Riverside Community College
Michael B. Ward*, Western Oregon University
(105620877)

10:00 a.m.
On simple minimal non$p$closed and non$p$exponent closed groups.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, Binghamton University
Marcin Mazur, Binghamton University
Gabriela Mendoza, Riverside Community College
Michael B Ward, Western Oregon University
(1056201247)

10:15 a.m.
The Hausdorff dimension of limit sets of subgroups of Kleinian groups.
Andrew Lazowski*, Wesleyan University
(1056001171)

10:30 a.m.
The descent spectral sequence for $SL_2$ and $PSL_2$.
Rebecca E Field*, James Madison University
(1056552135)

10:45 a.m.
The Generalized Burnside and Representation Rings.
Eric B. Kahn*, Bloomsburg University
(105655727)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:20 a.m.4:30 p.m.
AWM Workshop
This session has several parts that will be listed separately by time in this program. All presentations are open to all JMM participants.
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Permutations, I
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Persi Diaconis, Stanford University
Ira M. Gessel, Brandeis University gessel@brandeis.edu
Richard P. Stanley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

8:30 a.m.
Flag descents and Ppartitions.
Ira M. Gessel*, Brandeis University
(1056051512)

9:00 a.m.
Descents and drops of permutations.
Fan Chung, UC San Diego
Anders Claesson, Reykjavik Univ.
Mark Dukes, Univ. of Iceland
Ron Graham*, UC San Diego
(1056051787)

9:30 a.m.
Eulerian quasisymmetric functions.
John Shareshian*, Washington University
Michelle L Wachs, University of Miami
(1056051607)

10:00 a.m.
Eulerian quasisymmetric functions and cyclic sieving.
Bruce Sagan, Michigan State University
John Shareshian, Washington University
Michelle L Wachs*, University of Miami
(1056051888)

10:30 a.m.
Combinatorial interpretations for $\gamma$vectors.
T. Kyle Petersen*, DePaul University
Eran Nevo, Cornell University
(105605457)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:25 a.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, XI
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

8:30 a.m.
Mathematics and English: A Joint Venture.
Amanda I Beecher*, United States Military Academy at West Point
Hilary DeRemigio, United States Military Academy at West Point
Gerald Kobylski, United States Military Academy at West Point
(1056Z1876)

8:45 a.m.
Geometric Transformations in Design and Their Selfassembling and Selforganizing Structures.
Fatma Mete*, Cornell University
(1056Z11837)

9:00 a.m.
An investigation of attribution theory with College Algebra students via Mathematics Attribution Scale (MAS): Implications to Teaching and Learning Undergraduate Mathematics.
Jerry C. Obiekwe*, The university of AkronWayne College
(1056Z1948)

9:15 a.m.
Getting pumped for math: An investigation of student motivations.
Fabiana Cardetti*, University of Connecticut
P. Joseph McKenna, University of Connecticut
(1056Z11574)

9:30 a.m.
The Mathematicians Roll With GEARUP.
Edward D Smith*, Pima Community College
(1056Z11304)

9:45 a.m.
Mentoring Underrepresented Students in Science and Mathematics.
Rebekah Dupont*, Augsburg College
(1056Z11687)

10:00 a.m.
Over 20 Years of Success in the Emerging Ethnic Engineers Program at the University of Cincinnati.
Joy Moore*, University of Cincinnati
Kenneth Simonson, University of Cincinnati
(1056Z11986)

10:15 a.m.
A Comparative Study of Online and Traditional Classroom Learning of College Algebra for NonTraditional Students in NonTraditional Higher Education Programs.
Darcel H Ford*, Strayer University
(1056Z11924)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Research Presentations by Recent Ph.D.'s, I
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
The common core State Standards: Will they become our national K12 math curriculum?
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Moderators:
Lawrence Gray, University of Minnesota
Panelists:
Scott Baldridge, Louisiana State University
Bert Fristedt, University of Minnesota
William McCallum, University of Arizona
Robin Ramos, Ramona Elementary School, Los Angeles

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:45 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, X
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

8:45 a.m.
A Matrix Approach to Linear Statistical Models.
David R Gurney*, Southeastern Louisiana University
(1056Z1578)

9:00 a.m.
Utilizing Webbased Statistical Resources in Teaching Nontraditional Undergraduate Students in Online Learning Environments.
Michael D. Miner*, American Public University System
(1056Z11896)

9:15 a.m.
Using Authentic Discovery Projects to Improve Student Outcomes in Statistics.
Dianna J Spence*, North Georgia College & State University
A. Robb Sinn, North Georgia College & State University
Brad Bailey, North Georgia College & State University
(1056Z1734)

9:30 a.m.
The Extended Law of Total Probability.
Zengxiang Tong*, Otterbein College
Zhen Huang, Otterbein College
(1056Z1351)

9:45 a.m.
Integrating Mathematical Modeling into Science and Mathematics Curricula in Challenged School Districts.
Molli R. Jones*, Immaculata University
(1056Z1797)

10:00 a.m.
A Transition Course From Advanced Placement to College Calculus.
Timothy A Lucas*, Pepperdine University
Joseph Spivey, Wofford College
(1056Z11107)

10:15 a.m.
Does Peer Assessment Help Improve Mathematical Writing for PreService Elementary and Middle School Teachers?
Cheryl Beaver, Western Oregon University
Scott Beaver*, Western Oregon University
(1056Z11502)

10:30 a.m.
A Taxonomic Analysis of Standard Calculus Tasks: Bloom in Calculus Education.
Gizem Karaali*, Pomona College
(1056Z125)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Evolution problem in General Relativity.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Igor Y. Rodnianski*, Princeton University
(10568307)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Decidability and Undecidability in Theories of Real Vector Spaces.
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
John Harrison*, Intel Corporation, JF113
(10560375)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #10: Part B
The hitchhiker's guide to mathematics.
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Dan Kalman, American University
Bruce F. Torrence, Randolph Macon College

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part B
Educating about the state of the planet and sustainability while enhancing calculus.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Thomas J. Pfaff, Ithaca College

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #8: Part B
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Ralph Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Student Hospitality Center
South Lobby, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Committee for the Teaching of Undergraduate Mathematics Panel Discussion
Beyond grading and tutoring: New approaches to students helping students.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Daniel E. Flath, Macalester College
Lewis D. Ludwig, Denison University
Steven R. Benson, Lesley University
Panelists:
Sonny Painter, University of MissouriKansas City
Karen Saxe, Macalester College
Catherine A. Beneteau, University of South Florida

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Exhibit Hall, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Employment Center
Exhibit Hall, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Real and Special Functions
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone

9:15 a.m.
Solution for nonlinear initialvalue problems via orthogonal functions.
Mohsen Razzaghi*, Mississippi State University
(105633369)

9:30 a.m.
Resultants of Chebyshev Polynomials.
Jemal Emina Gishe*, Western Kentucky University
Mourad E.H. Ismail, University of Central Florida
(105633899)

9:45 a.m.
Representations of quantum group $U_q(so(n))$ and $q$orthogonal polynomials.
Alexander Rozenblyum*, New York City College of Technology, CUNY
(105633922)

10:00 a.m.
Subpolynomial and Subexponential Functions.
Houshang H. Sohrab*, Towson University
(10562646)

10:15 a.m.
On the Hilbert Transform of a Measure.
Maxim Zinchenko*, Caltech
(105626104)

10:30 a.m.
Aspects of Stochastic QuasiCantoresque Sets.
Padraig M. McLoughlin*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Christopher R. Krizan, Auburn University
(105626613)

10:45 a.m.
An analogue of L'Hospital's rule.
J Marshall Ash*, DePaul University
(1056261354)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Tukey Reducibility as a Setup for Classifying Mathematical Structures.
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Stevo Todorcevic*, Universite Paris 7  C.N.R.S., and University of Toronto
(10560373)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
NAM Business Meeting
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Symplectic embeddings and continued fractions.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Dusa McDuff*, Barnard College, Columbia University
(1056A005)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Poster Session with Presentations from Women Graduate Students
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

10:30 a.m.
Siphons in biochemical reaction systems: an algebraist's point of view.
Anne Shiu*, University of California Berkeley
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California Berkeley
(10561398)

10:30 a.m.
Backwarditeration sequences and boundary repelling fixed points in higher dimension.
Olena Ostapyuk*, Kansas State University
(105630147)

10:30 a.m.
Invariance and Automorphisms of the Computably Enumerable Sets.
Rachel Epstein*, University of Chicago
(105603159)

10:30 a.m.
A bijection between partially directed paths in the symmetric wedge and matchings.
Svetlana Poznanović*, Texas A&M University
(105605162)

10:30 a.m.
Point Parameter Rings.
Chelsea M Walton*, University of Michigan
(105600164)

10:30 a.m.
Directsum decompositions of modules over rings of infinite CohenMacaulay type.
Silvia Saccon*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105613180)

10:30 a.m.
A partial generalization of the GrossKohnenZagier theorem to higher weight modular forms.
Kimberly Hopkins*, University of Texas at Austin
(105611193)

10:30 a.m.
The core and the adjoint: a condition for equality.
Angela L Kohlhaas*, University of Notre Dame
(105613196)

10:30 a.m.
What is a $\mathbb{Q}$ curve?
Ekin Ozman*, University of WisconsinMadison
(105611197)

10:30 a.m.
Ihara Zeta Functions and Some Ramified Covers of Graphs.
Beth Malmskog*, Colorado State University
Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii
(105605199)

10:30 a.m.
The AbelianNonabelian Correspondence in GromovWitten Theory.
Kaisa E Taipale*, University of Minnesota
(105614212)

10:30 a.m.
Computable distributive lattices and Heyting algebras.
Amy Turlington*, University of Connecticut
(105603214)

10:30 a.m.
The most interesting surface homeomorphisms.
ChiaYen Tsai*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(105657218)

10:30 a.m.
Toric models of graphs.
Weronika J Buczynska*, Texas A&M University
(105614220)

10:30 a.m.
On stable states in a coupled energetic model for incompressible nematic elastomers.
Andrea Catalina Rubiano*, Purdue University
(105635235)

10:30 a.m.
Approximating invariant densities of metastable systems.
Cecilia Gonzalez Tokman*, University of Maryland
(105637977)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 11:10 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Martha J. Siegel, Towson University
Moderators:
David M. Bressoud, Macalester College

Saturday January 16, 2010, 11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
The Impact of Periodic Proportional Harvesting Policies on TACRegulated Fishery Systems.
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University
(1056921763)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, IV
Room 2000, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Darren Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology darren.narayan@rit.edu
Bernard Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jacqueline Jensen, Sam Houston State University
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Vadim Ponomarenko, San Diego State University
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
ComputerCreated HumanComprehensible Logic Games.
Corneliu A. Bodea, University of Richmond
Arthur Charlesworth, University of Richmond
Diana A. Iovan, University of Richmond
Andrew D. Jones*, University of Richmond
(105603105)

1:30 p.m.
The Spread of A Rumor.
Nick C Fedewa*, Central Michigan University
Emily E Krause, Central Michigan University
Alexandra M Sisson, Central Michigan University
James R Angelos, Central Michigan University
(105600106)

2:00 p.m.
Structural Adaptation of Microvascular Networks.
Rachel S Nancollas*, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Benjamin Y Small, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
(105692132)

2:30 p.m.
The Relative Gain Array of Cayley Graphs.
Sara D. Townsend*, Sam Houston State University
Suzi Gearheart, Sam Houston State University
John Owen, Sam Houston State University
(105605134)

3:00 p.m.
Analysis of the Repackaging of Risk in the SubPrime Mortgage Crisis.
Angela King*, McGill University
Adam Biesenbach, University of Rochester
Kuni Natsuki, Brown University
(105691138)

3:30 p.m.
Matroids, Geometry, Symmetry and the 4th Dimension.
Chencong Bao, Lafayette College
Camila FriedmanGerlicz, Claremont McKenna
Peter McGrath*, Lafayette College
Jessica Vega, Loyola Marymount
(105605146)

4:00 p.m.
Classical and Virtual Pseudodiagram Theory and New Bounds on the Unknotting Numbers and Genus of Knots.
Allison Henrich, Seattle University
Noël MacNaughton, Williams College
Sneha Narayan, Oberlin College
Oliver Pechenik, Oberlin College
Jennifer Townsend*, Scripps College
(105657148)

4:30 p.m.
Excellent Local Rings with SemiLocal Formal Fibers.
R. Karpman*, Scripps College
N. Arnosti, Williams College
C. Leverson, Wellesley College
J. Levinson, Williams College
S. Loepp, Williams College
(105613179)

5:00 p.m.
Time to Failure: A Stochastic Model of the Formation and Development of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.
Jeremy E Brooks*, East Tennessee State University
(105692325)

5:30 p.m.
A Knot or Not a Knot?
Karleigh Frederick, Sam Houston State University
Samantha Hilker, Sam Houston State University
Megan Savage*, Sam Houston State University
(1056551201)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Room 2010, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Craig Fraser, University of Toronto
Deborah Kent, Hillsdale College
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University despeaux@wcu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Euler, Dilog, and Zeta(2).
Dan Kalman*, American University
Mark McKinzie, St. John Fisher College
(105601849)

1:30 p.m.
The Genesis of Generating Functions in Abraham De Moivre's Work.
David R Bellhouse*, University of Western Ontario
(105601278)

2:00 p.m.
What is a Great Book? A Case Study of Legendre's Éléments de Géométrie (1794) and Playfair's Elements of Geometry (1795).
Amy AckerbergHastings*, University of Maryland University College
(105601625)

2:30 p.m.
Understanding Early Laplacian Simplifications.
Menolly Lysne*, Simon Fraser University
(1056011072)

3:00 p.m.
Maxwell, Poincaré and the Rings of Saturn.
Tom Archibald*, Simon Fraser University
(105601254)

3:30 p.m.
The nbody problem in spaces of constant curvature.
Florin N. Diacu*, University of Victoria
(105601393)

4:00 p.m.
Italian Mathematics and Mechanics Between the 18th and 19th Centuries.
Sandro Caparrini*, Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Toronto ON, Canada
(1056011596)

4:30 p.m.
Federigo Enriques' Obsession: A Tale from Italian Algebraic Geometry.
Donald Babbitt*, UCLA
Judith Goodstein, Einstein Papers Project, Cal Tech
(105601306)

5:00 p.m.
Pinning Down Outliers: 19th Century Stabs at Exact Probabilities for Rare Events.
Byron E. Wall*, York University
(105601548)

5:30 p.m.
If Brute Force Does Not Work You Are Not Using Enough: the rise of Numerical Integration in 20th Century Astronomy.
Allan D. G. Olley*, University of Toronto  IHPST
(1056011124)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Applications of Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 3005, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University sottile@math.tamu.edu
Luis GarciaPuente, Sam Houston State University

1:00 p.m.
{\itshape ArtinProver:} a truly hybrid symbolic/numeric global optimization algorithm.
Erich Leo Kaltofen*, North Carolina State University
Zhengfeng Yang, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
Lihong Zhi, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Beijing, China
(1056141157)

1:30 p.m.
Experimentation at the Frontiers of Reality in Schubert Calculus.
Chris Hillar, MSRI
Luis GarcíaPuente, Sam Houston State University
Abraham Martín del Campo, Texas A&M University
James Ruffo, SUNY Oneonta
Stephen L. Johnson, Texas A&M University
Zach Teitler*, Texas A&M University
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University
(105614396)

2:00 p.m.
Nested canalyzing polynomial dynamical systems.
Reinhard Laubenbacher*, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
David Murragarra, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(1056921524)

2:30 p.m.
Computing siphons in biochemical reaction systems.
Anne Shiu*, University of California Berkeley
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California Berkeley
(1056132006)

3:00 p.m.
A persistence treebased method for calling peaks in ChIPseq protein binding analysis.
Valerie Hower*, University of California, Berkeley
Lior Pachter, University of California, Berkeley
(1056921506)

3:30 p.m.
Algebraic geometry of Gaussian graphical models.
Seth Sullivant*, North Carolina State University
(1056141155)

4:00 p.m.
On a parametrization of positive semidefinite matrices with zeros.
Mathias Drton*, University of Chicago
Josephine Yu, MSRI, Berkeley, CA
(1056151159)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion

5:00 p.m.
The convex algebraic geometry of rank minimization.
Pablo A Parrilo*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1056902136)

5:30 p.m.
Orbitopes.
Raman Sanyal, UC Berkeley
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University
Bernd Sturmfels*, UC Berkeley
(105614424)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Biomathematics: Modeling in Biology, Ecology, and Epidemiology, III
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Olcay Akman, Ilinois State University oakman@ilstu.edu
Linda Allen, Texas Tech University
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University
Sophia Jang, Texas Tech University
LihIng Roeger, Texas Tech University lihing.roeger@ttu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Effect of host heterogeneity on the coevolution of parasite and host.
Yiding Yang*, Purdue University
Zhilan Feng, Purdue University
Dashun Xu, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Dennis Minchella, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University
(1056921396)

1:30 p.m.
Is the resurgence of syphilis a backward bifurcation?
Ruijun Zhao*, Purdue University
Fabio A. Milner, Arizona State University
(1056921239)

2:00 p.m.
A comparison of spatial interactions at different scales.
Andrew L Nevai*, University of Central Florida
Benjamin M Bolker, University of Florida
(1056921839)

2:30 p.m.
Construction and Analysis of a New SIR Model.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
Sandra Rucker, Clark Atlanta University
(105692416)

3:00 p.m.
Dynamically consistent discretetime LotkaVolterra models.
LihIng W Roeger*, Texas Tech University
(105639347)

3:30 p.m.
Infectious diseases in amphibians: adults as reservoir for epidemics in larvae.
Thanate Dhirasakdanon*, Arizona State University
Horst R. Thieme, Arizona State University
(105692413)

4:00 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Data describing Worker Bee Aggression towards a Foreign Queen.
Suzanne Sumner*, University of Mary Washington
Wyatt A. Mangum, University of Mary Washington
(105692501)

4:30 p.m.
Discrete hierarchical competition with reward and cost of dispersion.
Jemal S. MohammedAwel*, Valdosta State University
Kbenesh W. Blayneh, Florida A&M University
AbdulAziz Yakubu, Howard University
(10569243)

5:00 p.m.
Biological Data Mining and Analysis.
Alice L. Loth*, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
(1056921834)

5:30 p.m.
Parameter Estimation and Uncertainty Quantification for an Epidemic Model.
Alex Capaldi*, Center for Quantitative Sciences in Biomedicine and Department of Mathematics North Carolina State University
A. L. Lloyd, Graduate Program in Biomathematics and Department of Mathematics North Carolina State University
(105692730)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Categorical and Algebraic Methods in Representation Theory, II
Room 3009, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Jon Brundan, University of Oregon
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington
Eric Friedlander, University of Southern California eric@kepler.math.northwestern.edu

1:00 p.m.
A problem of Kollár and Larsen on finite linear groups and crepant resolutions.
Robert M. Guralnick, University of Southern California
Pham Huu Tiep*, University of Arizona
(105620722)

1:30 p.m.
Associated variety of simple finitedimensional modules over classical Lie superalgebras and KacWakimoto conjecture.
Vera Serganova*, UC Berkeley
(105616927)

2:00 p.m.
Categorifying quantum groups.
Aaron D Lauda*, Columbia University
(105616857)

2:30 p.m.
On KhovanovLauda algebras.
Aaron Lauda, Columbia University
Monica Vazirani*, UC Davis
(105605479)

3:00 p.m.
Representations of KhovanovLaudaRouquier algebras and combinatorics of Lyndon words.
Alexander Kleshchev*, University of Oregon
Arun Ram, University of Melbourne
(105617464)

3:30 p.m.
Categorification via Quiver Varieties.
Anthony Licata*, Stanford
Sabin Cautis, Columbia
Joel Kamnitzer, University of Toronto
(105614524)

4:00 p.m.
Blocks in Deligne's category $Rep(S_t)$.
Victor Ostrik*, University of Oregon
(105620502)

4:30 p.m.
Generalized Trace and Dimension Functions in Ribbon Categories.
Nathan Geer, Utah State University
Jonathan Kujawa*, University of Oklahoma
Bertrand PatureauMirand, Université de BretagneSud
(105617238)

5:00 p.m.
On quantum foldings.
Arkady Berenstein, University of Oregon, Eugene
Jacob Greenstein*, University of California, Riverside
(1056171394)

5:30 p.m.
Colored tangle invariants and quantum sl(2) categorification.
Joshua Sussan*, University of California Berkeley
(1056161509)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Differential Galois Theory and Group Representations: A Tribute to Andy Magid, II
Room 3007, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
James Carrell, University of British Columbia
Lourdes Juan, Texas Tech University lourdes.juan@ttu.edu
Alex Lubotzky, Hebrew University
Brian Parshall, University of Virginia
Marius van der Put, University of Groningen

1:00 p.m.
Iterated Antiderivative Extensions.
V. Ravi Srinivasan*, Rutgers UniversityNewark
(105612429)

1:30 p.m.
Some $1$ and $n$cohomology results for finite and algebraic groups.
Leonard L Scott*, The University of Virginia
(1056201001)

2:00 p.m.
Support varieties and complexity for algebraic, finite, and quantum groups.
Brian Parshall*, University of Virginia
(105620861)

2:30 p.m.
A Survey On Representation Zeta Functions.
Nir Avni*, Harvard University
(105620782)

3:00 p.m.
Analogies between differential Galois theory and additive Galois structure theory.
Ted Chinburg*, University of Pennsylvania
Lourdes Juan, Texas Tech University
Andy Magid, University of Oklahoma
(1056161103)

3:30 p.m.
On a remarkable formula of Kostant and Macdonald, pattern avoidance and smoothness of Schubert varieties in ageneralized flag variety.
Jim Carrell*, University of British Columbia
(1056141126)

4:00 p.m.
Groups defined by arithmetic differential equations.
Alexandru Buium*, University of New Mexico
(105611384)

4:30 p.m.
On subgroup induction in group representation and group cohomology.
Eli Aljadeff*, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology
Ehud Meir, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology
(105620592)

5:00 p.m.
The Hall index of a subgroup of a free group.
Shmuel Rosset*, Mathematics, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
(1056201204)

5:30 p.m.
Some Problems in Galois Theory and Representation Theory.
Andy R. Magid*, University of Oklahoma
(1056131259)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Representations of Reductive padic Groups, II
Room 3011, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Robert Doran, Texas Christian University r.doran@tcu.edu
Paul Sally, University of Chicago
Loren Spice, Texas Christian University

1:00 p.m.
Tame supercuspidal representations of ${\rm GL}(n)$ distinguished by orthogonal groups.
Joshua M Lansky*, American University
Jeffrey L Hakim, American University
(1056221764)

1:30 p.m.
Tamely ramified tori.
Jeffrey D Adler*, American University
Stephen M. DeBacker, University of Michigan
(1056221820)

2:00 p.m.
On the Heisenberg groups and Weil representations in characteristic 2.
JiuKang Yu*, Purdue University
(1056222018)

2:30 p.m.
Revisiting the Local Langlands Correspondence for GL(n,F), n a prime.
Moshe Adrian*, University of Maryland
(105611337)

3:00 p.m.
Some irreducible representations of SL(2,O), where O is the integer ring of a padic field.
Monica Nevins*, University of Ottawa, Canada
(1056221293)

3:30 p.m.
An application of Gamma asymptotic expansions.
JuLee Kim*, MIT
(1056221435)

4:00 p.m.
Motivic integration and HarishChandra characters.
Raf Cluckers, University of Lille
Clifton Cunningham, University of Calgary
Julia Gordon*, University of British Columbia
Loren Spice, Texas Christian University
(1056221046)

4:30 p.m.
Distinguished representations of reductive padic groups.
Fiona Murnaghan*, University of Toronto
(105622463)

5:00 p.m.
An Integral Formula of Shahidi.
Steven T Spallone*, University of Oklahoma
(105622829)

5:30 p.m.
On the LanglandsShahidi method for the classical groups in nonzero characteristic and applications.
Luis Alberto Lomeli*, The University of Iowa
(105622117)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Integrability of Dynamical Systems and Solitons Equations, II
Room 3016, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Zhijun Qiao, University of TexasPan American qiao@utpa.edu
Taixi Xu, Southern Polytechnic State University
Wenxiu Ma, University of South Florida

1:00 p.m.
Solitons, boundary value problems and a nonlinear method of images.
Gino Biondini*, SUNY at Buffalo
Guenbo Hwang, University of Vermont
(1056351722)

1:30 p.m.
The exact solutions of LundRegge equation and its soliton surfaces.
Chunli Chen*, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
(1056351498)

2:00 p.m.
A Detailed Bifurcation Diagram and SemiAnalytic Solutions of the Forced Kortewegde Vries Equation.
Aaron S. Donahue, San Diego State University
Samuel S.P. Shen*, San Diego State University
(105635725)

2:30 p.m.
Peakons of bfamily and Qiao Equations.
Taixi Xu*, Southern Polytechnic State University
(1056351606)

3:00 p.m.
On the Lagrangian Description of Discrete Integrable Systems.
Anton Dzhamay*, University of Northern Colorado
(1056391943)

3:30 p.m.
Symmetries and algebras for a MKdVtype equation in (2+1)dimension.
Jun Yu*, Institute of Nonlinear Science, Shaoxing University
(105635686)

4:00 p.m.
Optical soliton perturbation by He's variational principle.
Anjan Biswas*, Delaware State University
(105678582)

4:30 p.m.
A Novel Adaptive Method for SAR Jamming Suppression.
Feng Zhou*, National key. lab for radar signal processing
Guangcai Sun, National key. lab for radar signal processing
Xueru Bai, National key. lab for radar signal processing
Mengdao Xing, National key. lab for radar signal processing
(105678864)

5:00 p.m.
Study on ISAR imaging of steadily moving targets with large observation angles.
Xueru Bai*, National Key lab. for radar signal processing
Mengdao Xing, National Key lab. for radar signal processing
Feng Zhou, National Key lab. for radar signal processing
Zheng Bao, National Key lab. for radar signal processing
(105678708)

5:30 p.m.
PDE Analysis and CrossRange Imaging of Synthetic Aperture Radar.
Zhijun Qiao*, Univ Texas  Panam
Jaime Lopez, Univ Texas  Panam
Guillermo Garza, Univ Texas  Panam
(105635765)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Optimal Frames and Operator Algebras, II
Room 2012, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David Larson, Texas A&M University larson@math.tamu.edu
Deguang Han, University of Central Florida
Shidong Li, San Francisco State University

1:00 p.m.
Dual Gramian Analysis and its development.
Zuowei Shen*, National University of Singapore
(105641770)

1:30 p.m.
Can one hear the shape of a fractal?
Dorin Dutkay*, University of Central Florida
(105646781)

2:00 p.m.
Irregular Gabor tight frames associated with rough windows.
JeanPierre Gabardo*, McMaster University
(105642819)

2:30 p.m.
A Quantitative Notion of Redundancy.
Peter Casazza, University of Missouri
Gitta Kutyniok*, University of Osnabrueck
(105642854)

3:00 p.m.
Gabor frames and Strichartz estimates.
Kasso A. Okoudjou*, University of Maryland
(105641906)

3:30 p.m.
Function spaces and representations.
Gestur Olafsson*, Louisiana State University
Jens Christensen, University of Maryland and the Norbert Wiener Center
(1056461079)

4:00 p.m.
Perturbations of finite frames and projections.
Victor Kaftal*, University of Cincinnati
David R. Larson, Texas A&M University
(1056471084)

4:30 p.m.
Classification of filter systems giving rise to generalized multiresolution analyses.
Judith A Packer*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(1056421087)

5:00 p.m.
Spectral sets for $\frac{1}{2n}$Bernoulli convolutions.
Keri Kornelson*, University of Oklahoma
Palle Jorgensen, University of Iowa
Karen Shuman, Grinnell College
(1056471091)

5:30 p.m.
Regularity for exact Gabor systems on a lattice.
Alexander Powell*, Vanderbilt University
Christopher Heil, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1056421145)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Parabolic Geometries, Integrable Systems, and Twistor Theory, II
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Dana Mihai, Carnegie Mellon University dmihai@andrew.cmu.edu
Jonathan Holland, University of Pittsburgh
George Sparling, University of Pittsburgh

1:00 p.m.
Generic rank two distributions on fivemanifolds and associated conformal structures.
Katja Sagerschnig*, University of Vienna, Austria
(105653792)

1:30 p.m.
Symplectification, Generalized Tanaka Prolongations, and Geometry of Distributions.
Igor Zelenko*, Texas A&M University
(105653805)

2:00 p.m.
Local twistors and the conformal field equations.
Jörg Frauendiener*, University of Otago
(105653375)

3:00 p.m.
Third order odes and conformal Finsler geometries.
Jonathan E Holland*, University of Pittsburgh
(105653593)

3:30 p.m.
Variational calculus in noncommutative frames.
Irina A Kogan*, North Carolina State University
(105653551)

4:00 p.m.
Noncompact Hopf Maps, Quantum Hall Effect, and Twistor Theory.
Kazuki Hasebe*, Takuma National College of Technology
(105651696)

4:30 p.m.
Integrable models and the gauge/string duality.
Radu S Roiban*, Pennsylvania State University
(1056002004)

5:00 p.m.
The ChernMoser chains of leftinvariant CR structures on SU(2) via Fefferman approach.
Alex L Castro*, UCSC
Richard Montgomery, UCSC
(105632654)

5:30 p.m.
The exceptional Lie group $\mathbb{G}_2$ and gravity.
George Arthur Sparling*, Laboratory of Axiomatics, University of Pittsburgh
(1056531661)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Permutations, II
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Persi Diaconis, Stanford University
Ira M. Gessel, Brandeis University gessel@brandeis.edu
Richard P. Stanley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
Permutations associated with random interval partitions.
Jim Pitman*, University of California, Berkeley
(1056051620)

1:30 p.m.
$n!$ matchings, $n!$ posets.
Anders Claesson*, The Mathematics Institute, School of Computer Science, Reykjavik University
Svante Linusson, KTHRoyal Institute of Technology
(1056051939)

2:00 p.m.
The absence of a given pattern and the number of occurrences of another.
Miklos Bona*, University of Florida
(105605932)

2:30 p.m.
Extension of the $d$divisible partition lattice.
Richard Ehrenborg*, University of Kentucky
JiYoon Jung, University of Kentucky
(1056051585)

3:00 p.m.
Bijective enumeration of permutations starting with a longest increasing subsequence.
Greta Panova*, Harvard University
(1056051077)

3:30 p.m.
From random permutations to random matrices  an alternative for RSK.
Alexei Borodin*, California Institute of Technology
(1056052152)

4:00 p.m.
Carries and shuffling.
Persi Diaconis, Stanford Univeristy
Jason Fulman*, University of Southern California
(1056051709)

4:30 p.m.
Distribution of Segment Lengths in Genome Rearrangements.
Glenn P Tesler*, University of California, San Diego
(1056052013)

5:00 p.m.
Permutation problems.
Donald E. Knuth*, Stanford University
(105605168)

5:30 p.m.
How to encipher small messages: Encryption using the Thorp shuffle.
Ben J Morris*, UC Davis
Phillip Rogaway, UC Davis
Till Stegers, UC Davis
(1056601404)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #1: Part B
Remodeling data analysis.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Daniel Kaplan, Macalester College
Vittorio Addona, Macalester College

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part B
Active learning approaches for the foundational mathematics for elementary teachers courses.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Laurie J. Burton, Western Oregon University
Cheryl Beaver, Western Oregon University
Klay Thomas Kruczek, Western Oregon University

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Geometry and Topology, IV
Room 3012, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Weak Solutions to a Degenerate MongeAmpère Type Equation on Kähler Surfaces.
Arvind S. Rao*, University of Iowa
(105653187)

1:15 p.m.
Low dimensional cohomogeneity one manifolds.
Corey A. Hoelscher*, Rutgers University
(105653509)

1:30 p.m.
Duality Properties of Indicatrices of Knots.
Charmaine Sia*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(105653566)

1:45 p.m.
Volume of Meromorphic Vector fields on Flat Tori.
Amine Fawaz*, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
(105653728)

2:00 p.m.
Symmetric Almost $r$Paracontact Connections.
Andrew Bucki*, Langston University
(1056531127)

2:15 p.m.
Break

2:30 p.m.
Singular reduction of generalized complex manifolds.
Timothy E Goldberg*, Cornell University
(1056531467)

2:45 p.m.
Behavior of the ChernSimons forms under the Ricci flow.
Christopher R Godbout*, Lehigh University
(1056531720)

3:00 p.m.
Curvatureadapted hypersurfaces of 2type in quaternion space forms.
Ivko M Dimitric*, Penn State University Fayette
(1056531752)

3:15 p.m.
Uniqueness of folded symplectic toric manifolds.
Christopher R Lee*, University of Portland
(1056532066)

3:30 p.m.
Characteristics of a Classical and Quantum TwoSphere Singularity.
Deborah A. Konkowski*, U. S. Naval Academy
Thomas M. Helliwell, Harvey Mudd College
(105683884)

3:45 p.m.
Break

4:00 p.m.
Local uniqueness of Minkowski space.
Didier A. Solis*, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan
Luis A. Farfan, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan
(1056831577)

4:15 p.m.
A spectral notion of GromovWasserstein distances.
Facundo Memoli*, Stanford University, Mathematics
(105668440)

4:30 p.m.
A Mathematical Theory of Stochastic Microlensing.
Alberto M Teguia*, Duke University
Arlie O. Petters, Duke University
Brian Rider, University of Colorado
(1056831767)

4:45 p.m.
Geometric properties of continued fractions.
Avraham Bourla*, University of Connecticut at Storrs
(105652595)

5:00 p.m.
A new argument for the exactness at the (n+1)thickening term in the C.T.C Wall's exact sequence for thickenings.
Mokhtar B. Aouina*, Jackson State University
(1056551671)

5:15 p.m.
Resolvable maps preserve complete metrizability.
Su Gao, University of North Texas
Vincent Kieftenbeld*, University of North Texas
(105654408)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Research by Undergraduates, II
Room 3018, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
The Fractal Beauty of Byzantine Music.
Firas Y Hindeleh, Grand Valley State University
Jessica R Sears*, Grand Valley State University
(105637717)

1:15 p.m.
Manifolds with Density as Quotients of Riemannian Manifolds.
Alexander Diaz, Univeridad de Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
Nathan Harman*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Sean Howe, University of Arizona
David Thompson, Williams College
(105653101)

1:30 p.m.
Isoperimetric Regions in Planar Sectors with Density $r^{p}$.
Alexander Diaz, University of Puerto Rico
Nate Harman, University of Massachusetts  Amherst
Sean P Howe*, University of Arizona
David Thompson, Williams College
(105653100)

1:45 p.m.
The Spherical Stick Index and Compositions of Trefoils.
Colin Adams, Williams College
Dan Collins*, Cornell University
Katherine Hawkins, Williams College
Charmaine Sia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rob Silversmith, Williams College
Bena Tshishiku, Washington and Lee University
(105657546)

2:00 p.m.
The game chromatic index of trees.
Charles Dunn, Linfield College
David Morawski*, University of California, Berkeley
Jennifer Nordstrom, Linfield College
(105600435)

2:15 p.m.
Moduli spaces of low dimensional associative algebras and their deformations.
Daniel Joseph Wackwitz*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Michael Robert Penkava, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(1056161344)

2:30 p.m.
Proving Summation Identities: The WZ Method versus Counting.
Timothy D. Ferdinands*, Calvin College & Grand Valley State University REU
(1056051545)

2:45 p.m.
An elementary proof of Touchard's Congruence.
Gregory B Hurst*, University of Illinois at Urbana
(105605992)

3:00 p.m.
Competitive Graph Coloring on Outerplanar Graphs.
Cassandra Naymie*, University of Waterloo
Charlie Suer, University of Dayton
Erin Pitney, Beaverton School District
(1056051330)

3:15 p.m.
On $\lambda$fold Rosatype Labelings.
Jeffrey Mudrock*, University of Illinois, ChampaignUrbana
Lucas Allen, Morton High School
Ryan Bunge, Normal Community High School
Saad ElZanati, Illinois State University
Daniel Gannon, Illinois State University
Kyle Knee, Illinois State University
Jessica Smith, Morehead State University
(1056051749)

3:30 p.m.
On Cyclic Cycle Plus a Chord Designs.
Desiree Masters*, Dunlap High School
Ryan Bunge, Normal Community High School
Saad ElZanati, Illinois State University
Theresa Kamykowski, Loyola University, Chicago
Isai AlmeidaArrieta, Western Michigan University
(1056051775)

3:45 p.m.
Minimal Sufficient Sets and the Commutativity of Patterns.
Zhexiu Tu*, Bard College
Olivia Walch, College of William and Mary
(1056151428)

4:00 p.m.
Inverse Inertia Problem for Graphs.
Emily McHenry*, Xavier University
Robert Lang, Florida Atlantic University
(105615355)

4:15 p.m.
Sudoku, Shidoku, and . . . Gröbner Bases? An Algebraic and Computer Systems Approach to Counting Equivalent Puzzles.
Matthew J. Menickelly*, James Madison University
Katharina M. Carella, James Madison University
(1056141419)

4:30 p.m.
Galois groups via Galois modules in ArtinSchreier theory.
Jennifer S Berg*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1056121534)

4:45 p.m.
Break

5:00 p.m.
Some Remarks on Diophantine Triples.
Xuemei Ye*, Michigan State University
Aklilu Zeleke, Michigan State University
(1056111637)

5:15 p.m.
Rubricscored Assessments: A Study of Interrater Reliability.
Loree Kim Killebrew*, BirminghamSouthern College
Xinyan Yan, BirminghamSouthern College
(105662814)

5:30 p.m.
Steady State Rimming Flow of nonNewtonian Fluid.
Jared Debrunner*, California State University, Chico
Anton Mazurenko, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Brent Nelson, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Sergei Fomin, California State University, Chico
(105676773)

5:45 p.m.
A study of a two species battle between an intelligent army and insurgent defenders.
Nicholas De Meglio, University at Buffalo
Rebecca Hager*, University at Buffalo
Jorge Wu Mok, University at Buffalo
Matthew Westley, University at Buffalo
Surajit Sen, Physics Department, University at Buffalo
(1056911704)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Discrete Mathematics, VI
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Characterizing linear programming pseudocodewords using graphical methods.
Nathan Axvig*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1056051281)

1:15 p.m.
Forbidden Subgraphs in Oriented Line Graphs.
Elizabeth Moseman*, USMA at West Point
Chris Storm, Adelphi University
(1056051315)

1:30 p.m.
Some Results On $\lambda$Designs With Two Block Sizes.
Tariq Akef Alraqad*, Northern State University
Mohan Shrikhande, Central Michigan University
(1056051319)

1:45 p.m.
Using Analysis of Algorithms to Derive Combinatorial Equalities.
Amy Mihnea*, Florida Atlantic University
(1056051377)

2:00 p.m.
Minimal Percolating Sets in Trees.
Eric Riedl*, University of Notre Dame
(1056051386)

2:15 p.m.
Intermediate Ordered Colorings of Graphs.
Darren A Narayan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1056051139)

2:30 p.m.
Spectra of Coronae.
C McLeman, Willamette University
E M McNicholas*, Willamette University
(1056051391)

2:45 p.m.
The Excess Range of Factorizations of Regular Graphs.
SarahMarie Belcastro*, Smith College
Michael Young, Smith College
(1056051478)

3:00 p.m.
Break

3:15 p.m.
A graphtheoretic generalization of the ErdösKoRado theorem.
Vikram M. Kamat*, Arizona State University
Glenn Hurlbert, Arizona State University
(1056051519)

3:30 p.m.
FirstFit coloring of $p$tolerance graphs.
Karin R. Saoub*, Roanoke College
H. A. Kierstead, Arizona State University
(1056051636)

3:45 p.m.
Spectral Properties of Abelian Gain Graphs.
Nathan H Reff*, Binghamton University
(1056051796)

4:00 p.m.
Multigraph Detachments, Hamiltonian Decompositions and Graph Embeddings.
M Amin Bahmanian*, Auburn University
C A Rodger, Auburn University
(1056051806)

4:15 p.m.
A probability method to prove combinatorial identities.
Tong Zhu*, University of Pennsylvania
(1056051863)

4:30 p.m.
The Hamiltonian decomposition problem for Cayley graphs on abelian groups.
Erik E Westlund*, Michigan Technological University
(1056051999)

4:45 p.m.
Vertex coloring of graphs by total 2weightings.
Jonathan Darren Hulgan*, The University of Memphis
Jeno Lehel, The University of Memphis; Computer and Automation Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Kenta Ozeki, Keio University
Kiyoshi Yoshimoto, Nihon University
(1056052083)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Optimization and Control
Room 3022, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Generalized Steiner and Schwarz Symmetrization.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
Alexander Diaz, University of Puerto Rico
Nate Harman, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Sean Howe, University of Arizona
David Thompson, Williams College
(105649401)

1:15 p.m.
Higher Order Sufficient Conditions for Strict Minimality in Smooth Scalar Optimization.
Elena Constantin*, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
(1056491049)

1:30 p.m.
The asymptotic behavior of powerlaw functionals and applications.
Cristina Popovici*, NDSU
(1056491104)

1:45 p.m.
On the Principle of Smooth Fit for Some Convex Optimal Control Problems.
Jesus A. Pascal*, American University of Nigeria
(1056491194)

2:00 p.m.
Optimal Control and its Application to Hepatitis C Treatment.
Siddartha P. Chakrabarty, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India
Hem R Joshi*, Xavier University, Cincinnati OH
(1056491645)

2:15 p.m.
Break

2:30 p.m.
Application of Nonlinear Optimization in the Design of a Doubly Convergent MultipleBeam Electron Gun.
Adam Attarian*, North Carolina State University
Tallis J William, North Carolina State University
Hien T Tran, North Carolina State University
Lawrence Ives, Calabazas Creek Research, Inc.
(1056491654)

2:45 p.m.
The Minimal Time Problem On Stratified Domains.
Richard C Barnard*, Louisiana State University
Peter R Wolenski, Louisiana State University
(1056491675)

3:00 p.m.
Analysis of TendonReinforced PiecewiseIsotropic Pressurized Membranes.
Michael C. Barg*, Niagara University
Jieun Lee, The George Washington University
Frank Baginski, The George Washington University
(1056491690)

3:15 p.m.
SensitivityBased Optimization Applied to Equations Modeling Film Casting.
David C Szurley*, Francis Marion University
(1056491702)

3:30 p.m.
Morrey Regularity for Asymptotically Convex Variational Problems with $(p,q)$ Growth.
Kyle Fey*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Mikil Foss, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(1056491850)

3:45 p.m.
A Modified Piecewise Constant MumfordShah Model Based Simultaneous Image Segmentation and Registration.
JungHa An*, California State University Stanislaus
Yunmei Chen, University of Florida
(1056491967)

4:00 p.m.
Break

4:15 p.m.
Generalized shearlets and the extended metaplectic group.
Emily J King*, National Institutes of Health / Norbert Wiener Center UMD
Wojciech Czaja, University of Maryland
(1056431718)

4:30 p.m.
Remarks on the Apportionment of the U. S. House of Representatives.
Daniel D Sheng*, Westwood High School
Edwin Oxford, Baylor University
(105600511)

4:45 p.m.
An Estimate of The Radius of an Attraction Ball for TVMinimization Problems in Image Denoising.
L. A. Melara*, Shippensburg University
A. J. Kearsley, NIST
(1056901776)

5:00 p.m.
Production Inventory Planning in a Stochastic Manufacturing System with Discounted Cost.
Anton Abdulbasah Kamil*, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Md Azizul Baten, Universiti Sains Malaysia
(105690176)

5:15 p.m.
Relaxed Matching for the Method of Controlled Lagrangians.
David A Long*, North Carolina State University
Anthony M Bloch, University of Michigan
Jerrold E Marsden, California Institute of Technology
Dmitry V Zenkov, North Carolina State University
(1056701372)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.2:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Computational Math, IV
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Optimization in Developing Prediction Scoring Function for Mutagenesis Solubility.
Ye (Alice) Tian*, Washington State University
(1056902129)

1:15 p.m.
Applications of Ensemble based Simulated Annealing to Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Planning(IMRTP).
Abebaw Tadesse*, Langston University
Franklin Fondjo Fotou, Langston University
(105690608)

1:30 p.m.
Multiresolution Shannontype wavelet on the Heisenberg group.
Azita Mayeli*, City University of New York
(105643755)

1:45 p.m.
Equivalence of Curves Under Generalized Weak Perspective Projection.
Joseph M Burdis*, North Carolina State University
Irina A Kogan, North Carolina State University
(105600626)

2:00 p.m.
Extraction of Transport Coefficients in Stochastic Production Systems.
Ali Kemal Unver*, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
(1056901745)

2:15 p.m.
Closure of a Saint Venant model for free surface flows on an open channel with cross stream variation of the bottom roughness.
Ahmed Kaffel*, Virginia Tech
Amel Soualmia, LMHE
Masbernat Lucien, IMFT
(1056701432)

2:30 p.m.
Modeling Network Traffic as a Filtered SemiMarkovProcess.
Ahlam E Tannouri*, Morgan State University
Sam F Tannouri, Morgan State University
(1056902041)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, II
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu
Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
David C. Lay, University of Maryland

1:00 p.m.
Linear Algebra Done Right! Back to Grassmann.
K. Rohan Attele*, Chicago State University
Dan Hrozencik, Chicago State University
Victor Akatsa, Chicago State University
(1056G12056)

1:20 p.m.
One course to serve them all: mathematicians, computer scientists, and engineers.
David Mazur*, Western New England College
(1056G11707)

1:40 p.m.
Learning technology to teach mathematics.
Josep Ferrer*, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
Carmen Ortiz, Universidad de Extremadura
Marta Pena, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
(1056G1600)

2:00 p.m.
Use of Technology in Teaching the Mathematics of Linear Algebra.
Carl C. Cowen*, IUPUI
(1056G1587)

2:20 p.m.
ICT Linear algebra class model with Sagemath.
SangGu Lee*, Sungkyunkwan University
DukSun Kim, Sungkyunkwan University
(1056G11131)

2:40 p.m.
Enhancing Students' Attitudes towards Linear Algebra with Technology.
Karsten Schmidt*, Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences, Germany
(1056G1378)

3:00 p.m.
Programming Linear Algebra.
Daniel R. Jordan*, Columbia College Chicago
(1056G11380)

3:20 p.m.
Looking at Conceptual Online Linear Algebra applets.
David E. Meel*, Bowling Green State University
(1056G11931)

3:40 p.m.
Matrix Multiplication and Applications: A Chicken and Egg Problem.
Murphy Waggoner*, Simpson College
(1056G1411)

4:00 p.m.
Inverses for Matrices that Don't Have Inverses.
Jeffrey L Stuart*, Pacific Lutheran University
(1056G1958)

4:20 p.m.
Inclusion of new applications in a Linear Algebra course, without compromising the coverage of the traditional topics.
Mohammad Khadivi*, Jackson State University
(1056G1970)

4:40 p.m.
Using Linear Algebra to Measure Power.
Jennifer Wilson*, Eugene Lang College the New School for Liberal Arts
Karrolyne Fogel, California Lutheran University
Kay Somers, Moravian College
Angela Spalsbury, Youngstown State University
(1056G11528)

5:00 p.m.
Applying Image Processing Techniques to Promote Conceptual Understanding in Linear Algebra Classes.
JenMei Chang*, California State University, Long Beach
Xuhui Li, California State University, Long Beach
(1056G1111)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Arts and Mathematics, II
Room 2011, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Douglas E. Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu

1:00 p.m.
Material Properties of hyperbolic space in relation to history of clothing.
Rebecca E Field*, James Madison University
(1056C12131)

1:20 p.m.
Symmetry Preference and Meaning in Tibetan Sand Mandalas.
Valerie Ng, Beloit College
Darrah Chavey*, Beloit College
(1056C11887)

1:40 p.m.
Modeling Heraldic Design Using Shape Grammars.
Barbara A. Ashton*, BMCC  City University of New York
(1056C11547)

2:00 p.m.
Hyperbolic Conic Section through Kinetic Sculpture.
Jeff Chyatte*, Montgomery College
(1056C11410)

2:20 p.m.
Mathematics, art, and the Fusion Project.
Benjamin Wells*, University of San Francisco
(1056C11320)

2:40 p.m.
The Mathematical Development of Music.
Alan Levine*, Franklin and Marshall College
(1056C11236)

3:00 p.m.
Group explorations and art projects in a mathematics of art course for firstyear students.
Debra L. Hydorn*, University of Mary Washington
(1056C11757)

3:20 p.m.
What is sangaku?
Peter N Wong*, Bates College
(1056C1382)

3:40 p.m.
Writing Critically with Enthusiasm for Mathematicians.
Suzanne Galayda*, New Mexico State University
Alexandra D'Italia, Southwestern Law School
(1056C11405)

4:00 p.m.
Visualizing the Dynamics of the Unit Circle Group.
Anne M. Burns*, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus
(1056C1353)

4:20 p.m.
A Feigenbaum Face.
Ann Robertson*, Connecticut College
(1056C11955)

4:40 p.m.
Lithographs Representing Some Mathematical Topics.
Lisl Gaal*, University of Minnesota
(1056C11789)

5:00 p.m.
Monument to Error, Perspectives: The Love of Form, and Solution Set.
Jeffrey M Groah*, Lone Star CollegeMontgomery
(1056C1392)

5:20 p.m.
Further Aesthetic Explorations in Phase Space.
Douglas E. Norton*, Villanova University
(1056C11801)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, XII
Room 3000, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

1:00 p.m.
On Determining the Number of ClustersAn Empirical Study of Different Algorithms.
Brian Bies, Washington University in St Louis
Kathryn Dabbs, University of Tennessee
Hao Zou*, Macalester College
(1056Z11500)

1:15 p.m.
The Spaghetti Model: DNA Sequencing using Graph Theory.
Faun C. C. Doherty, Washington and Jefferson College
Peter A. Gentile*, Washington and Jefferson College
Jennifer M. Magee, Washington and Jefferson College
Christian J. Miedel, Washington and Jefferson College
(1056Z1240)

1:30 p.m.
Uniquely $H$Saturated Graphs.
Joshua Cooper, University of South Carolina
John Lenz, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Timothy LeSaulnier, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Paul Wenger*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Douglas B. West, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1056Z11195)

1:45 p.m.
A vertex ordering result for an application of DNA sequencing using tripartite unit probe interval graphs.
Faun C. C. Doherty, Washington and Jefferson College
Christian J. Miedel*, Washington and Jefferson College
Peter A. Gentile, Washington and Jefferson College
Jennifer M. Magee, Washington and Jefferson College
(1056Z1239)

2:00 p.m.
Higher Reciprocity.
Nancy Carol Buck*, University of North Carolina Greensboro
(1056Z1754)

2:15 p.m.
Break.

2:30 p.m.
A connectivity preserving discontinuous function.
Jeffrey M Groah*, Lone Star CollegeMontgomery
(1056Z1389)

2:45 p.m.
PTA(9)s fixed under multiplier 1.
Chirashree Bhattacharya*, RandolphMacon College
(1056Z11795)

3:00 p.m.
Linear Operators and Zeros of Polynomials.
Andrzej Piotrowski*, University of Alaska Southeast
(1056Z12038)

3:15 p.m.
Be the Volume: A handson method for presenting the estimation of volume under a surface.
Jessica M Mikhaylov*, US Military Academy, West Point
(1056Z11282)

3:30 p.m.
Dual Enrollment vs Duel Enrollment.
Larry Bouldin*, Roane State Community College
Benjamin King, Roane State Community College
(1056Z11364)

3:45 p.m.
Is Mathematics Indispensable and Are Prerequisites Needed in Mathematics Courses?
Padraig M. McLoughlin*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
(1056Z1356)

4:00 p.m.
Teaching a Course on Women in Mathematics.
Cynthia J Woodburn*, Pittsburg State University
(1056Z1516)

4:15 p.m.
A Basic College Level Mathematics course for a lay man knowing only four basic operations with nonnegative integers.
Santanu Chakraborty*, University of Texas  Pan American, Edinburg, Texas
(1056Z180)

4:30 p.m.
Experiences in Recruting, Retention and Graduation in the Kean STEM Scholarship Program.
Louis Beaugris*, Kean University
Pablo Zafra, Kean University
Kikombo NGoy, Kean University
(1056Z1875)

4:45 p.m.
Riverbend Community Math Center  Promoting mathematical thinking in local elementary and middle schools.
Amanda Katharine Serenevy*, Riverbend Community Math Center
(1056Z1989)

5:00 p.m.
Reversing the Pattern of Low Performance in College Algebra Using the National Center for Academic Transformations' Roadmap Model.
A. Dale Magoun*, University of Louisiana at Monroe
A. Serpil Saydam, University of Louisiana at Monroe
Charlotte H. Owens, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(1056Z1833)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathlets for Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University hyanik@emporia.edu
Thomas E. Leathrum, Jacksonville State University
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University

1:00 p.m.
Mathlets for Visualizing the Geometry of Numbers.
KarlDieter Crisman*, Gordon College
(1056K11741)

1:20 p.m.
Number Lab: Experiencing Numbers.
David B Posner*, Napa CA
(1056K1302)

1:40 p.m.
National Curve Bank.
Shirley B. Gray*, California State University, Los Angeles
(1056K1119)

2:00 p.m.
Retrieving old mathematics with new technology.
Susan L. Addington*, California State University, San Bernardino
(1056K11810)

2:20 p.m.
Linear programming with mathlets.
H. Smith Risser*, Montana Tech
(1056K1189)

2:40 p.m.
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words in Geogebra.
Joanne C Caniglia*, Kent State University
(1056K1150)

3:00 p.m.
Multivariable Calculus Java Applets with Blaise.
Elisha Peterson*, United States Military Academy (West Point)
(1056K11272)

3:20 p.m.
Geometric Constructions as Interactive Java Applets with Feedback Feature.
Tibor Marcinek*, Central Michigan University
(1056K11474)

3:40 p.m.
Dynamic Visualization Tools for Multivariable Calculus.
Paul E Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
(1056K1907)

4:00 p.m.
Hypothesis Testing: Tools for Exploration and Practice.
Sarah L Mabrouk*, Framingham State College
(1056K11486)

4:20 p.m.
Googleopoly.
Tim Chartier*, Davidson College
(1056K11532)

4:40 p.m.
The Lurch Project: Validation on Demand.
Nathan Carter, Bentley University
Paul F Christiano, MIT
Kenneth G Monks*, University of Scranton
(1056K11588)

5:00 p.m.
Applets for Discovery and Assessment in Math for Liberal Studies.
Doug Ensley*, Shippensburg University
James Hamblin, Shippensburg University
(1056K11966)

5:20 p.m.
Graph2D: An Interactive Graphing Library using the HTML Canvas.
R. Alexander Milowski*, San Francisco, CA
(1056K11499)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, II
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Keith Weber, Rutgers University keith.weber@gse.rutgers.edu
Stacy Brown, Pitzer College
Natasha A. Speer, University of Maine
Karen A. Marrongelle, Portland State University

1:00 p.m.
Early Eigen Thinking: Students' Interpretations of the Matrix Equation Ax=2x.
Christine Larson*, Indiana University
Michelle Zandieh, Arizona State University
Chris Rasmussen, San Diego State University
Frances Henderson, San Diego State University
(1056P51366)

1:40 p.m.
Investigating Student Conceptions of Function Composition.
Stacey A. Bowling*, Arizona State University
(1056P51101)

2:00 p.m.
How beginning teachers understand student thinking in calculus.
Thomas W Judson*, Stephen F. Austin State University
Matthew Leingang, New York University
(1056P5680)

2:20 p.m.
The Role of Angle Measure and the Radius as a Unit of Measurement in Developing Coherent Understandings of Trigonometric Functions.
Kevin C. Moore*, Arizona State University
(1056P5671)

2:40 p.m.
Parameter or variable or unknown? The special case of the definite integral.
May F Hamdan*, Lebanese American University
(1056P5446)

3:00 p.m.
Students' Understandings of Equivalence Relations.
Jim Brandt*, Southern Utah University
(1056P51956)

3:20 p.m.
Learning the phase plane: How two students' understandings of time and rate affected their learning of exponential functions.
Carlos W CastilloGarsow*, Arizona State University
(1056P51568)

3:40 p.m.
The Role of Homework in Developing Students' Mathematical Conceptions.
Eric D Weber*, Arizona State University
Marilyn P Carlson, Arizona State University
(1056P5303)

4:00 p.m.
Enhancing Undergraduate Students' Views and Experiences of Learning Mathematics in InquiryBased Learning Contexts.
MarjaLiisa Hassi*, Ethnography & Evaluation Research, University of Colorado at Boulder
Sandra Laursen, Ethnography & Evaluation Research, University of Colorado at Boulder
AnneBarrie Hunter, Ethnography & Evaluation Research, University of Colorado at Boulder
(1056P51694)

4:20 p.m.
Researching the Integration of Mathematical and Educational Perspectives in Mathematics Teacher Preparation.
Rebecca H McGraw*, University of Arizona
Priya Prasad, University of Arizona
(1056P51692)

4:40 p.m.
A Theoretical Framework for Designing Professional Development Workshops for Mathematics Faculty.
Stan T Yoshinobu*, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
(1056P5622)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Visualization in Mathematics, II
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Sarah J. Greenwald, Appalachian State University greenwaldsj@appstate.edu
Walter Whiteley, York University

1:00 p.m.
Visual Analytics to Explore Elementary Probability.
James D. Factor, Alverno College
Edmond J. Nadler*, Eastern Michigan University
(1056R52027)

1:20 p.m.
Visualization via Excel in Mentoring Mathematics Faculty of a Developing Nation.
Deane E. Arganbright*, Divine Word University, Madang, Papua New Guinea
(1056R5362)

1:40 p.m.
Using Computer Graphics as an Aid to Visualizing Functions of a Complex Variable.
Laurene V. Fausett*, TAMUCommerce
(1056R5252)

2:00 p.m.
Efficient Graph Visualization for Applications: Databases, Data Mining, and Video Games.
Charles Andrew Tannouri*, Towson University
(1056R51978)

2:20 p.m.
Confluent Graphs: Making Graphs Pretty.
Talitha M Washington*, University of Evansville
(1056R51614)

2:40 p.m.
Pedagogical Understanding of NonTextual Elements in Mathematics Textbooks among Teachers and Curriculum Developers.
Rae Young Kim*, Michigan State University
Sharon Senk, Michigan State University
(1056R52045)

3:00 p.m.
Diagrams in Abstract Algebra: How are Diagrams used in the Proving Process?
Nissa Yestness*, University of Northern Colorado
(1056R52072)

3:20 p.m.
Visualization Lessons from Visual Group Theory.
Nathan Carter*, Bentley University
(1056R51812)

3:40 p.m.
Visualizing the polyhedral geometry of algebraic systems.
Marshall Hampton*, University of Minnesota Duluth
(1056R5290)

4:00 p.m.
Visualization for the Simulation of the Chemical Vapor and Infiltration Process.
Joyati Debnath*, Winona State University, Winona, MN
Srabasti Dutta, College of Saint Elizabeth
Andrew Jones, Florida A & M University
(1056R5657)

4:20 p.m.
Educational Applications of Projective Geometry.
David Booth*, Austin Texas
(1056R51064)

4:40 p.m.
Projective Geometry as a Vehicle for Schooling the Imagination, I.
Martin Levin*, Silver Spring, MD
(1056R51090)

5:00 p.m.
Projective Geometry as a Vehicle for Schooling the Imagination II.
Martin Levin*, Silver Spring, MD
(1056R51589)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on New Trends in Mathematical Methods in Imaging Science
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Rick Chartrand, Los Alamos National Laboratory rickc@lanl.gov
Stacey E. Levine, Duquesne University
Jennifer L. Mueller, Colorado State University
Luminita A. Vese, University of California Los Angeles

1:00 p.m.
Nonconvex compressive sensing: getting the most from very little information.
Rick Chartrand*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(1056901078)

1:30 p.m.
This is SPI\"{R}AL TAP: Sparse Poisson intensity reconstruction algorithms (theory and practice).
Zachary T. Harmany, Duke University
Roummel F. Marcia*, University of California, Merced
Rebecca M. Willett, Duke University
(105668662)

2:00 p.m.
Locally Adaptive Kernel Regression: A Nonparametric Framework for Multidimensional Signal Processing and Analysis.
Hiroyuki Takeda, University of California, Santa Cruz
Hae Jong Seo, University of California, Santa Cruz
Peyman Milanfar*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(1056621599)

2:30 p.m.
Hyperspectral Image Classification by Matching Node Connectivities.
Naoki Saito*, University of California, Davis
Linh Lieu, New York, NY
(1056621209)

3:00 p.m.
Comparisons of reconstruction methods in electrical impedance tomography on a mammography geometry.
Ethan K Murphy*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
David Isaacson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Gary Saulnier, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Jon Newell, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(1056651216)

3:30 p.m.
Local stability in a minimization problem for conductivity imaging.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Central Florida
Alexandru Tamasan, University of Central Florida
(1056491684)

4:00 p.m.
Total Variation and Cheeger Ratio Cuts.
Arthur D Szlam*, Courant Institute and UCLA math
Xavier Bresson, UCLA math
(1056491013)

4:30 p.m.
Variational methods for data fusion, segmentation, deblurring, and image inpainting.
Andrea Bertozzi*, UCLA
(105649695)

5:00 p.m.
Novel Integrodifferential equations in image processing and its applications.
Eitan Tadmor, University of Maryland, College Park
Prashant Athavale*, University of California, Los Angeles
(1056491717)

5:30 p.m.
Multiscale Flat Norm Shape Signatures.
Kevin R. Vixie*, Washington State University
(1056281677)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Committee on Technology in Mathematics Education Panel Discussion
Technology in teaching mathematics: History and current practices. (There will be a 15minute break halfway through this discussion)
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Marilyn A. Reba, Clemson University
Lila F. Roberts, Georgia College & State University

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers, Part II
Fostering, supporting, and propagating Math Circles.
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
James S. Tanton, St. Mark's Institute of Mathematics
Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AWM Workshop Panel Discussion
Career opportunities: The early years.
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Moderators:
Rachelle C. Decoste, Wheaton College
Panelists:
Ann Almgren, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Maura B. Mast, University of MassachusettsBoston
Sharon M. Frechette, College of the Holy Cross
Ulrica Y. Wilson, Morehouse College

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:15 p.m.4:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, IV
Room 3020, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:15 p.m.
On the Density of Abundant Numbers.
Mitsuo Kobayashi*, Dartmouth College
(1056111527)

1:30 p.m.
On the parity of kth powers mod p.
Jennifer Paulhus*, Kansas State University
Todd Cochrane, Kansas State University
Christopher Pinner, Kansas State University
(1056111554)

1:45 p.m.
The Constant Terms of Eisenstein Series on Loop Groups over a Function Field.
KyuHwan Lee, University of Connecticut
Philip J Lombardo*, University of Connecticut
(1056111556)

2:00 p.m.
Ramanujantype congruences in partitiontheoretic counting functions.
Michael Patrick Dewar*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1056111557)

2:15 p.m.
Break

2:30 p.m.
Monogenity in cyclotomic fields.
Leanne Robertson*, Seattle University
(1056111735)

2:45 p.m.
An elementary approach to proving and discovering BBPtype formulas.
John R. Greene*, University of Minnesota Duluth
Melissa Larson, University of Minnesota Duluth
(1056111738)

3:00 p.m.
Values of Asai Lfunctions and combinatorial identities.
Dominic Lanphier*, Western Kentucky University
(1056111864)

3:15 p.m.
Cyclic Base change and RankinSelberg Convolutions.
Timothy Lee Gillespie*, University of Iowa
(1056111871)

3:30 p.m.
Gauss' Method for determining cyclotomic numbers.
Ciarán Mac an Bhaird*, National University of Ireland Maynooth
Pat McCarthy, National University of Ireland Maynooth
(1056112118)

3:45 p.m.
Supersingular distribution on average for congruence classes of primes.
Nahid Walji*, California Institute of Technology
(1056111936)

4:00 p.m.
GreenTao theorem in function fields.
Thai Hoang Le*, UCLA
(1056111906)

4:15 p.m.
An asymptotic formula for Goldbach's conjecture with monic polynomials.
Mark Kozek*, Whittier College
(1056111900)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Model theory and nonarchimedean tame topology, with a view towards Berkovich spaces.
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Francois Loeser*, Ecole Normale Superieure
(10560376)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAAProject NExT Panel Discussion
Organizing and running an effective seminar/capstone course for mathematics majors.
Room 3024, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Karrolyne Fogel, California Lutheran University
Russell Goodman, Central College
Thomas Langley, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Panelists:
Mariah Birgen, Wartburg College
Lipika Deka, California State UniversityMonterey Bay
Nezam Iraniparast, Western Kentucky University
Brian Miceli, Trinity University

Saturday January 16, 2010, 2:30 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Algebras, II
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AWM Workshop: Research Presentations by Recent Ph.D.'s, II
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture
The calculus of friendship.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Steven Strogatz*, Cornell University
(10560040)
Reception: Please come to greet and chat with the speaker. Light refreshments will be served.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 3:10 p.m.5:20 p.m.
ASL Contributed Papers, II
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #2: Part B
Using GeoGebra to create activities and applets for visualization and exploration.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Michael K. May, Saint Louis University

Saturday January 16, 2010, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #9: Part B
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota Duluth

Saturday January 16, 2010, 5:00 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Reception in Honor of Retiring MAA Secretary Martha Siegel
Foothills G, Marriott San Francisco

Saturday January 16, 2010, 6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
AMS Banquet Reception
Club Room, Marriott San Francisco

Saturday January 16, 2010, 7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Banquet
Atrium, Marriott San Francisco
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