Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Day
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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
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
MAA Sectional Meetings
MAA National Meetings
Inquiries: meet@ams.org