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
Saturday January 16, 2010

Saturday January 16, 2010, 7:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
MAA Minority Chairs Breakfast Meeting
Foothills D, Marriott San Francisco

Saturday January 16, 2010, 7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
First Floor Lobby, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 7:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Biomathematics: Modeling in Biology, Ecology, and Epidemiology, II
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Olcay Akman, Ilinois State University oakman@ilstu.edu
Linda Allen, Texas Tech University
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University
Sophia Jang, Texas Tech University
LihIng Roeger, Texas Tech University lihing.roeger@ttu.edu

7:30 a.m.
Integrin Dynamics in Motile Cells: A Stochastic Approach.
Hannah L Callender*, University of Portland
Hans G Othmer, University of Minnesota
(105692614)

8:00 a.m.
OrganismAssociated and MatForming Metagenome Statistical Analysis using Random Forests Algorithms.
Mayra Hernandez*, San Diego State University
Isaacs Kate, San Jose State University
Naneh Apkarian, Pomona College
Michelle Creek, Chapman University
Eric Guan, Torrey Pines High School
Chris Peterson, Pomona College
Todd Regh, Southern Oregon University
(1056921958)

8:30 a.m.
Optimal Seasonal Plant Reproduction.
Anthony DeLegge*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Steven Dunbar, University of NebraskaLincoln
(10569254)

9:00 a.m.
Superspreading events in infectious diseases.
Anna Mummert*, Marshall University
Sydney Mkhatshwa, Marshall University
(105692466)

9:30 a.m.
The Dynamics of OnePredator TwoPrey Systems for Integrated Pest Management.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
Pinal Shah, Benedictine University
(105692460)

10:00 a.m.
Seeking Optimal Treatment Strategies for Malaria Infection.
Jeremy J Thibodeaux*, University of Central Oklahoma
(105692385)

10:30 a.m.
Qualitative Analysis of Models for Anaerobic Digestion including Syntrophic Interactions.
Marion Weedermann*, Dominican University
(105634125)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 7:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Physical Experiment, II
Room 3007, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Roger Thelwell, James Madison University thelwerj@jmu.edu
Anthony Tongen, James Madison University
Paul Warne, James Madison University

7:30 a.m.
Spreading Surfactant on a Thin Liquid Layer.
Ellen Peterson*, North Carolina State University
Michael Shearer, North Carolina State University
(105676472)

8:00 a.m.
Particle size segregation in granular flow.
Michael Shearer*, North Carolina State University
Laura Golick, Emory University, Georgia
Lindsay H May, Baltimore, MD
Karen E Daniels, North Carolina State University
(1056761284)

8:30 a.m.
Simulation and validation of 3dimensional fatigue cracks.
David L Chopp*, Northwestern University
(1056742101)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematical theory of particle laden flow.
Andrea Bertozzi*, UCLA
(105676178)

9:30 a.m.
Dynamics of Free Surface Perturbations Along an Annular Viscous Film Flowing Down a Vertical Fiber.
Linda B. Smolka*, Bucknell University
Dennis Fillebrown, Bucknell University
Bree Guerra, University of Texas at Austin
Justin North, Ohio State University
(1056761561)

10:00 a.m.
Symmetry and locomotion in theory and experiment.
Stephen Childress*, New York University, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(105676737)

10:30 a.m.
Inverse boundary value problems arising in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease and breast cancer.
David Isaacson*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
J. C. Newell, RPI
G. C. Saulnier, RPI
(105692310)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 7:45 a.m.8:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Probability and Statistics, IV
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, III
Room 2000, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Darren Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology darren.narayan@rit.edu
Bernard Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jacqueline Jensen, Sam Houston State University
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Vadim Ponomarenko, San Diego State University
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Knots, Sticks, and Indicatrix.
Bena Tshishiku*, Washington and Lee University
Dan Collins, Cornell University
Charmaine Sia, MIT
Rob Silversmith, Williams College
Katherine Hawkins, Williams College
Colin Adams, Williams College
(105657966)

8:30 a.m.
Planar and Spherical Stick Indices of Torus Knots.
Colin Adams, Williams College
Dan Collins, Cornell University
Katherine Hawkins, Williams College
Charmaine Sia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rob Silversmith*, Williams College
Bena Tshishiku, Washington and Lee University
(105657422)

9:00 a.m.
Symplectic Volumes and Ribbon Graphs.
Julia C Bennett*, Bard College
David V Cochran, Virginia Commonwealth University
Kaitlin Woskoff, Hartwick College
(10565382)

9:30 a.m.
Modulation Frames and Infinite Symmetric Matrices.
Robert G. Fraser*, Case Western Reserve University
Andrew Dugowson, Pomona College
Yeonhyang Kim, Central Michigan University
(10564688)

10:00 a.m.
Continuous Frames on Manifolds.
Daniel Freeman, Texas A&M University
Daniel Poore, Pomona College
A. Rebecca Wei*, Case Western Reserve University
Madeline Wyse, Pomona College
(10565892)

10:30 a.m.
The Isoperimetric Problem in Sectors with Disk Density.
Alexander Diaz*, Universidad de Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus
Nate Harman, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Sean Howe, University of Arizona, Tucson
David Thompson, Williams College
(10565399)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Room 2010, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Craig Fraser, University of Toronto
Deborah Kent, Hillsdale College
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University despeaux@wcu.edu

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Applications of Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 3005, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University sottile@math.tamu.edu
Luis GarciaPuente, Sam Houston State University

8:00 a.m.
Algebraic aspects of persistence.
Gunnar Erik Carlsson*, Stanford University
(1056551638)

8:30 a.m.
From Isomap to Persistence: nonlinear dimensionality reduction with circular coordinates.
Vin de Silva*, Pomona College
(1056682149)

9:00 a.m.
Topological data analysis and the nudged elastic band method.
Henry Adams*, Stanford University
Gunnar Carlsson, Stanford University
Atanas Atanasov, Columbia University
(1056552063)

9:30 a.m.
Recovering exact results from numerical computation in algebraic geometry.
Daniel J. Bates*, Colorado State University
Jonathan D. Hauenstein, Fields Institute/Texas A&M
Tim McCoy, University of Notre Dame
Chris Peterson, Colorado State University
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame
(1056141120)

10:00 a.m.
Computing Hilbert functions using dual bases.
Jonathan D Hauenstein*, Fields Institute/Texas A&M
(1056141178)

10:30 a.m.
Zebra Fish, Tumor Growth, and Algebraic Geometry.
Andrew Sommese*, University of Notre Dame
(1056142079)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Categorical and Algebraic Methods in Representation Theory, I
Room 3009, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Jon Brundan, University of Oregon
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington
Eric Friedlander, University of Southern California eric@kepler.math.northwestern.edu

8:00 a.m.
Morita Equivalence Revisited.
Paul Frank Baum*, Pennsylvania State University
(105616520)

8:30 a.m.
A combinatorial approach to Specht module cohomology.
David J Hemmer*, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
(105620860)

9:00 a.m.
Vanishing ranges for the cohomology of finite groups of Lie type.
Christopher P. Bendel*, University of WisconsinStout
Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia
Cornelius Pillen, University of South Alabama
(105620434)

9:30 a.m.
Low Degreel Cohomology for Finite Simple Groups.
Robert M Guralnick*, University of Southern California
Pham Huu Tiep, University of Arizona
(105620450)

10:00 a.m.
Support varieties and representation type.
Joerg Feldvoss, University of South Alabama
Sarah Witherspoon*, Texas A&M University
(105616598)

10:30 a.m.
Bundles and submodule functors.
Jon F Carlson*, University of Georgia
Eric M Friedlander, University of Southern California
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington
(105620867)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Representations of Reductive padic Groups, I
Room 3011, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Robert Doran, Texas Christian University r.doran@tcu.edu
Paul Sally, University of Chicago
Loren Spice, Texas Christian University

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Integrability of Dynamical Systems and Solitons Equations, I
Room 3016, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Zhijun Qiao, University of TexasPan American qiao@utpa.edu
Taixi Xu, Southern Polytechnic State University
Wenxiu Ma, University of South Florida

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Interactions of Inverse Problems, Signal Processing, and Imaging, III
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu

8:00 a.m.
An analysis of the singular values from the binary information with its preserver and patternization.
DukSun Kim*, Sungkyunkwan University
SangGu Lee, Sungkyunkwan University
(1056151162)

8:30 a.m.
A novel kernel correlation model with correspondence estimation.
Pengwen Chen*, University of Connecticut
(105649644)

9:00 a.m.
Multiscale Registration of Planning CT and Daily Cone Beam CT Images for Adaptive Radiation Therapy.
Dana Paquin*, California Polytechnic State University
Doron Levy, Department of Mathematics and CSCAMM, University of Maryland
Lei Xing, Stanford University
(105692432)

9:30 a.m.
Regularization of Inverse Magnetoencephalography by a Spline Method.
Michel Volker*, Geomathematics Group, University of Siegen, Germany
(105665513)

10:00 a.m.
Stack filter classifiers with an application to change detection in images.
G. Beate Zimmer*, Texas A&M UniversityCorpus Christi
Reid Porter, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Don Hush, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(105668121)

10:30 a.m.
On Weakly Bounded Noise in IllPosed Problems.
P. P. B. Eggermont*, Food and Resource Economics, University of Delaware
V. N. LaRiccia, Food and Resource Economics, University of Delaware
M. Z. Nashed, University of Central Florida
(1056471818)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Optimal Frames and Operator Algebras, I
Room 2012, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David Larson, Texas A&M University larson@math.tamu.edu
Deguang Han, University of Central Florida
Shidong Li, San Francisco State University

8:00 a.m.
Sparse approximations and the minimum subspace approximation property.
Akram Aldroubi*, Vanderbilt University
Romain Tessera, CNRS, Ecole Normal Sup., Lyon
(105647322)

8:30 a.m.
Filter bank fusion frames.
Matthew Fickus*, Air Force Institute of Technology
Amina Chebira, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
Dustin G. Mixon, Princeton University
(105642523)

9:00 a.m.
Distance estimates and a flow converging to equalnorm Parseval frames.
Bernhard G Bodmann*, University of Houston
Peter G Casazza, University of Missouri
(105646535)

9:30 a.m.
A frame theoretic construction for spectral imaging data.
John J. Benedetto*, Norbert Wiener Center, University of Maryland
(105642564)

10:00 a.m.
Spanning Properties of Frames.
Peter G. Casazza*, University of Missouri
Bernhard G. Bodmann, University of Houston
Vern I. Paulsen, University of Houston
Darrin Speegle, St. Louis University
(105646635)

10:30 a.m.
Frames for $L^2$ of measures with scale selfsimilarity.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(105646761)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Parabolic Geometries, Integrable Systems, and Twistor Theory, I
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Dana Mihai, Carnegie Mellon University dmihai@andrew.cmu.edu
Jonathan Holland, University of Pittsburgh
George Sparling, University of Pittsburgh

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAAAMS Invited Paper Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Jacqueline M. Dewar, Loyola Marymount University jdewar@lmu.edu
Thomas F. Banchoff, Brown University
Pam Crawford, Jacksonville University

8:00 a.m.
SoTL in the Mathematics Content Preparation of Teachers: Infusing K12 Exemplars in the Undergraduate Mathematics Curriculum.
Kathryn T Ernie*, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
(1056BE1719)

8:30 a.m.
Research Experiences for Preservice and Inservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers.
Saad ElZanati*, Illinois State University
David Barker, Illinois State University
Wendy O'Hanlon, Illinois State University
(1056BE462)

9:00 a.m.
Assessing Student Learning in an IntroductoryLevel Mathematics Course with a Sustainability Emphasis.
Rikki B Wagstrom*, Metropolitan State University
(1056BE1306)

9:30 a.m.
Preliminary Thoughts on Quantitative Literacy.
Michael C Burke*, College of San Mateo
(1056BE1510)

10:00 a.m.
What is inquiry? What is evidence?
Rose Asera*, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
(1056BE1832)

10:30 a.m.
Differentiating Instruction in a Large Lecture Class.
Andrew G Bennett*, Kansas State University
Rachel Manspeaker, Kansas State University
Danielle McNaney, Kansas State University
Ala Alnaser, Kansas State University
(1056BE1454)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Computational Mathematics, III
Room 3012, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Tail Movement.
Glenn Steven Young*, James Madison University
Anthony L. Tongen, James Madison University
Nina Bence, Department of Biology, James Madison University
Corey Cleland, Department of Biology, James Madison University
(1056651916)

8:15 a.m.
Analysis of 3D Potts Model Monte Carlo Simulation of Crystalline Grain Growth.
Joshua D. Snyder*, George Mason University
(1056651962)

8:30 a.m.
An optimizationbased approach to discretizing the eikonal equation.
Christopher M Kuster*, Carroll University
(1056651973)

8:45 a.m.
HSS preconditioning techniques for the NavierStokes equations.
Jia Liu*, University of West Florida
(1056652069)

9:00 a.m.
A Spectral TimeDomain Method for Computational Electrodynamics.
James V Lambers*, University of Southern Mississippi
(1056652073)

9:15 a.m.
Interpolation error estimates for hexahedral finite elements: geometrical approach.
Kanagaratnam Arunakirinathar*, University of KwaZulu Natal
(1056652078)

9:30 a.m.
Decomposition Method for Henry's Problem.
Julia Petereit*, University of Nevada, Reno
(105641679)

9:45 a.m.
Parallel Performance of Some SHA3 Second Round Candidates.
Jason Worth Martin*, James Madison University
(1056122077)

10:00 a.m.
Multistep Kinetic Monte Carlo.
Holly N. Clark*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Tim P. Schulze, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(105676285)

10:15 a.m.
Application of the RiemannHilbert technique to a problem of a supercavitating wedge.
Anna Zemlyanova*, Louisiana State University
Yuri Antipov, Louisiana State University
(105676338)

10:30 a.m.
Comparisons of Different Groove Structures in a SteadyLiquid Flow for Designing Efficient Micro Heat Pipes.
Mulugeta Markos*, North Carolina Wesleyan College
(105676742)

10:45 a.m.
Flow structure of a sphere or spheroid immersed in shear flows in the Stoke's regime.
Longhua Zhao*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Roberto Camassa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Richard M. McLaughlin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(105676961)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Research by Undergraduates, I
Room 3018, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Efficient computation of failure probabilities in optical fiber communication systems.
Zachary Marzec*, SUNY at Buffalo
Jonathan Schuster, SUNY at Buffalo
Lucas Bunt, Buffalo State College
Benjamin Kanouse, Buffalo State College
(1056781698)

8:15 a.m.
Computer Model of Gravitational Lensing Systems.
Philip S Naudus*, George Mason University
(1056851646)

8:30 a.m.
On Property $P_1$ and Spaces of Operators.
Junsheng Fang, Texas A&M University
David Larson, Texas A&M University
Stephen Rowe*, Florida Atlantic University Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College
(105615394)

8:45 a.m.
mRefinably Extendable Functions.
John R Meuser*, Illinois Wesleyan University
(105600359)

9:00 a.m.
What Moves You: Using Legs for Vehicular Transportation.
Jonathan Graf*, Towson University
Olga Stulov, SUNY New Paltz
Jim Sochacki, James Madison University
(105634334)

9:15 a.m.
Modeling, Analysis and Computation of Fluid Structure Interaction Models for Biological Systems.
S. Minerva Venuti*, George Mason University
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University
(1056351523)

9:30 a.m.
Nucleation and Spinodal Decomposition in Ternarycomponent Alloys.
Colleen T Ackermann*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
William D Hardesty, University of Maryland Baltimore County
(105635321)

9:45 a.m.
Modeling Phase Separation in Ternary Alloys.
James O'Beirne*, George Mason University
(1056351186)

10:00 a.m.
Parameter Estimation in a System of Differential Equations.
Franz William Hamilton*, George Mason University
(1056351260)

10:15 a.m.
Numerical Modeling and Analysis of Fluid Structure Interaction in Biological Systems.
Avis A Foster*, George Mason University
Daniel M Anderson, George Mason University
S. Minerva Venuti, George Mason University
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University
(1056351617)

10:30 a.m.
Prolonging the effectiveness of transgenic insecticidal crops.
John Bantle*, University at Buffalo
Aaron Festinger, University at Buffalo
HeeJoon Jo, University at Buffalo
Ryan Klafehn, University at Buffalo
(1056921791)

10:45 a.m.
Complex dynamics of a single nephron model with tubuloglomerular feedback and a myogenic mechanism.
John Dambra*, University at Buffalo
Steven Leuthe, Buffalo State College
(1056921799)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, III
Room 3020, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:00 a.m.
Poincaré Series of Diagonal Polynomials.
Dibyajyoti Deb*, University of Kentucky, USA
(1056111199)

8:15 a.m.
Special Sierpiński Numbers.
Gregory P. Dresden, Washington & Lee University
Carrie E. Finch*, Washington & Lee University
Josh Harrington, University of South Carolina
Lenny K. Jones, Shippensburg University
Mark R. Kozek, Whittier College
(1056111297)

8:30 a.m.
Explicit bounds for the number of $p$core partitions of $n$.
Byungchan Kim, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Jeremy Rouse*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(1056111235)

8:45 a.m.
Sifting Limits for Selberg's $\Lambda^{2}\Lambda^{}$ Sieve.
C S Franze*, Central Michigan University
(1056111244)

9:00 a.m.
Break

9:15 a.m.
On the sum of the reciprocals of the amicable numbers.
Jonathan W. Bayless*, Husson University
Dominic Klyve, Carthage College
(105611790)

9:30 a.m.
D. Stanton's conjecture on $t$core partitions.
Byungchan Kim*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Jeremy Rouse, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampain
(1056111336)

9:45 a.m.
Generalizing a Theorem of Sierpiński Using Lucas Sequences.
Lenny Jones*, Shippensburg University
(105611859)

10:00 a.m.
Diophantine Questions and the Adeles.
Thomas J Wright*, Johns Hopkins University
(1056111383)

10:15 a.m.
Diophantine Approximation for Alternate Forms of Continued Fractions.
David E. Molnar*, Ridgewood, NJ
(1056371508)

10:30 a.m.
The Riemann Hypothesis and the Roots of the Riemann Zeta Function.
Samuel W Gilbert*, Vienna, VA
(10561148)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, I
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu
Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
David C. Lay, University of Maryland

8:00 a.m.
Eigenvalues and eigenvectors  helping students see what they do.
Melvin A Nyman*, Alma College
John Berry, University of Plymouth (England)
Douglas A Lapp, Central Michigan University
Dennis St. John, Central Michigan University
(1056G11640)

8:20 a.m.
Studentcentered linear algebra activities.
Gulden Karakok*, UMERC, Umea University, Sweden
Corinne A. Manogue, Department of Physics, Oregon State University
(1056G11868)

8:40 a.m.
Introducing Linear Algebra to Middle School Students.
Pamela G Coxson*, University of California San Francisco
(1056G1534)

9:00 a.m.
Interesting projects while teaching Linear Algebra course.
Yun Lu*, Kutztown University of PA
(1056G1822)

9:20 a.m.
Learning the Language of Linear Algebra: Using Reading Assignments to Immerse Students in Terminology and Ideas.
Matt Boelkins*, Grand Valley State University
(1056G1856)

9:40 a.m.
Three tested ways to empower students to engage in linear algebra.
Peg Howland*, Utah State University
Brynja R. Kohler, Utah State University
(1056G12000)

10:00 a.m.
Matrices of Sequences: Recurrence and Computation.
Mark Anderson Miller*, Marietta College
(1056G1198)

10:20 a.m.
Transitioning to a Laguerre Basis.
Elyn Rykken*, Muhlenberg College
Maureen Carroll, University of Scranton
(1056G12002)

10:40 a.m.
Using Quaternions and Rotations Matrices for Rotations in R3.
Paul Raymond Bouthellier*, University of PittsburghTitusville
(1056G1237)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, IX
Room 3000, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

8:00 a.m.
A Summer of Knots.
Alan Alewine*, McKendree University
(1056Z1543)

8:15 a.m.
Calculus Laboratory: A Companion Course to the Lecture.
Michael P Saclolo*, St. Edward's University
(1056Z11612)

8:30 a.m.
Science in the Mathematics Classroom.
George Rublein*, College of William and Mary
(1056Z11750)

8:45 a.m.
A 21st century makeover of a classic introductory differential equations course.
Anand L. Pardhanani*, Earlham College
(1056Z11007)

9:00 a.m.
Recruitment and Retention: Flip Sides of the Same Coin.
Lisa A Lister*, Bloomsburg University
(1056Z11385)

9:15 a.m.
Break.

9:30 a.m.
Redesigning a Mathematics Course to Meet the Needs of Business Majors.
Kathleen D. Lopez*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Diane G. Fisher, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Michael W. Totaro, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lee E. Price, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1056Z1947)

9:45 a.m.
Changes in Students' Perceptions about Learning Mathematics in a Redesigned Mathematics Course for Business Majors.
Diane G Fisher*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Kathleen Lopez, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Michael Totaro, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lee Price, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1056Z1888)

10:00 a.m.
Grading Done Right.
Dustin D. Keck*, U.S. Air Force Academy
Michael A. Brilleslyper, U.S. Air Force Academy
(1056Z11680)

10:15 a.m.
Wii$^{\mathrm{TM}}$ Derivatives: Learning Derivatives Through Competition.
Keith W. DeGregory*, United States Military Academy at West Point
Aaron C. Elliott, United States Military Academy at West Point
William L. Fehlman II, United States Military Academy at West Point
Alex A. Heidenberg, United States Military Academy at West Point
(1056Z1904)

10:30 a.m.
Survivor Math: Using Pop Culture to Enhance Learning Mathematics.
Robert E Burks*, United States Military Academy
(1056Z155)

10:45 a.m.
Composition Operators on $S^2(\mathbb{D})$.
Katherine Heller*, University of Virginia
(1056Z1643)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, II
Room 2011, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Howard L. Penn, U.S. Naval Academy hlp@usna.edu
Chairs:
Joseph A. Gallian, University of MinnesotaDuluth

8:00 a.m.
Did Humidifying the Baseball Decrease the Number of Homers at Coor's Field?
Howard L. Penn*, U.S. Naval Academy
(1056H5380)

8:20 a.m.
A nonlinear approach to modeling success in baseball.
Jeff Hamrick*, Rhodes College
John M. Rasp, Stetson University
(1056H5762)

8:40 a.m.
Biomechanics of Running and Walking.
Anthony Tongen*, James Madison University
(1056H51975)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematics Awareness Month 2010: Mathematics and Sports.
Douglas Ensley, Shippensburg University
Joseph A. Gallian*, University of Minnesota Duluth
Howard Penn, United States Naval Academy.
(1056H5374)

9:20 a.m.
Tigermetrics: Statistical Analysis of the PGA Tour.
Roland Minton*, Roanoke College
(1056H5314)

9:40 a.m.
Creating a Sports Video Game using Mathematical Modeling.
Paul Raymond Bouthellier*, University of PittsburghTitusville
(1056H5236)

10:00 a.m.
Introducing some new and already existing statistical studies related to a sports mostly popular in the eastern hemispheres.
Santanu Chakraborty*, University of Texas  Pan American, Edinburg, Texas
(1056H581)

10:20 a.m.
Analysis of a Table Tennis Game: A Teaching Tool.
Reza D. Noubary*, Bloomsburg University
(1056H5928)

10:40 a.m.
Exploring NFL Data to Determine "Who is the Greatest of Them All?".
Jacqueline Brannon Giles*, (1) HCC Central College (2) Texas Southern University
(1056H5512)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.9:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Visualization in Mathematics, I
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Sarah J. Greenwald, Appalachian State University greenwaldsj@appstate.edu
Walter Whiteley, York University

8:00 a.m.
Spatial Visualization for PreService Teachers.
Lily Moshe, York University
Margaret Sinclair, Faculty of Education, York University
Walter Whiteley*, York University
(1056R51562)

8:20 a.m.
Picture This: Making Connections in 3Space.
Sarah L Mabrouk*, Framingham State College
(1056R52001)

8:40 a.m.
Drawing by hand and machine: Visualizing solids of revolution.
John W Hoggard*, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
(1056R51482)

9:00 a.m.
Visualizing the Popcorn Box.
Ami Mamolo*, York University, Toronot
Walter Whiteley, York University
(1056R51268)

9:20 a.m.
Spatial Visualization: Is There a Gender Difference?
Terri L. Bennett*, Southern CT State University
(1056R51256)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on New Trends in Mathematical Biology
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Mariel Vazquez, San Francisco State University mariel@math.sfsu.edu
Javier Arsuaga, San Francisco State University

8:00 a.m.
Strings, Trees, and RNA Folding.
Christine E Heitsch*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1056921911)

8:30 a.m.
The Other Half of Our Genome.
Jun S Song*, UC San Francisco
(1056921133)

9:00 a.m.
Topological methods for mapping biological data sets.
Gunnar Erik Carlsson*, Stanford University
(1056921701)

9:30 a.m.
A Multitype Branching Process Model of Tumor Expansion.
Jasmine Foo*, Sloan Kettering Institute
Kevin Leder, Sloan Kettering Institute
Franziska Michor, Sloan Kettering Institute
(1056921728)

10:00 a.m.
Analysis of difference topology experiments on a ProteinDNA complex.
John Luecke*, University of Texas at Austin
Isabel Darcy, University of Iowa
Mariel Vazquez, San Francisco State University
(1056581965)

10:30 a.m.
Fast Protein Dynamics Simulations: Dominant Pathways for Protein Conformational Transitions.
Patrice Koehl*, University of California, Davis
Joel Franklin, Reed College
Sebastian Doniach, Stanford University
Marc Delarue, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
(1056651945)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Group Theory, III
Room 3022, 3rd Floor, Moscone

8:15 a.m.
Fundamental domains for congruence subgroups of $SL_2$ in positive characteristic.
Lisa Carbone, Rutgers University
Leigh Cobbs*, Lebanon Valley College
Scott Murray, University of Sydney
(105622203)

8:30 a.m.
Homomorphisms on compact subsets of $\beta S$.
Neil Hindman*, Howard University
Dona Strauss, University of Leeds
(105622311)

8:45 a.m.
Whittaker Modules for a Lie Algebra of Block Type.
Bin Wang, Changshu Institute of Technology, Changshu, China
Xinyun Zhu*, University of Texas of Permian Basin
(105622348)

9:00 a.m.
Members of sums of idempotents in $\beta{\mathbb N}$.
Kendall Williams*, Howard University
(105622724)

9:15 a.m.
Hyperreflection groups.
David G Radcliffe*, Century College
(1056201895)

9:30 a.m.
Zeta Functions of Complexes Arising from PGL$_n$.
MingHsuan Kang*, Pennsylvania State University
(105620139)

9:45 a.m.
On solvable minimal non$p$closed and non$p$exponent closed groups.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, Binghamton University
Marcin Mazur, Binghamton University
Gabriela Mendoza, Riverside Community College
Michael B. Ward*, Western Oregon University
(105620877)

10:00 a.m.
On simple minimal non$p$closed and non$p$exponent closed groups.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, Binghamton University
Marcin Mazur, Binghamton University
Gabriela Mendoza, Riverside Community College
Michael B Ward, Western Oregon University
(1056201247)

10:15 a.m.
The Hausdorff dimension of limit sets of subgroups of Kleinian groups.
Andrew Lazowski*, Wesleyan University
(1056001171)

10:30 a.m.
The descent spectral sequence for $SL_2$ and $PSL_2$.
Rebecca E Field*, James Madison University
(1056552135)

10:45 a.m.
The Generalized Burnside and Representation Rings.
Eric B. Kahn*, Bloomsburg University
(105655727)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:20 a.m.4:30 p.m.
AWM Workshop
This session has several parts that will be listed separately by time in this program. All presentations are open to all JMM participants.
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Permutations, I
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Persi Diaconis, Stanford University
Ira M. Gessel, Brandeis University gessel@brandeis.edu
Richard P. Stanley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

8:30 a.m.
Flag descents and Ppartitions.
Ira M. Gessel*, Brandeis University
(1056051512)

9:00 a.m.
Descents and drops of permutations.
Fan Chung, UC San Diego
Anders Claesson, Reykjavik Univ.
Mark Dukes, Univ. of Iceland
Ron Graham*, UC San Diego
(1056051787)

9:30 a.m.
Eulerian quasisymmetric functions.
John Shareshian*, Washington University
Michelle L Wachs, University of Miami
(1056051607)

10:00 a.m.
Eulerian quasisymmetric functions and cyclic sieving.
Bruce Sagan, Michigan State University
John Shareshian, Washington University
Michelle L Wachs*, University of Miami
(1056051888)

10:30 a.m.
Combinatorial interpretations for $\gamma$vectors.
T. Kyle Petersen*, DePaul University
Eran Nevo, Cornell University
(105605457)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:25 a.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, XI
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

8:30 a.m.
Mathematics and English: A Joint Venture.
Amanda I Beecher*, United States Military Academy at West Point
Hilary DeRemigio, United States Military Academy at West Point
Gerald Kobylski, United States Military Academy at West Point
(1056Z1876)

8:45 a.m.
Geometric Transformations in Design and Their Selfassembling and Selforganizing Structures.
Fatma Mete*, Cornell University
(1056Z11837)

9:00 a.m.
An investigation of attribution theory with College Algebra students via Mathematics Attribution Scale (MAS): Implications to Teaching and Learning Undergraduate Mathematics.
Jerry C. Obiekwe*, The university of AkronWayne College
(1056Z1948)

9:15 a.m.
Getting pumped for math: An investigation of student motivations.
Fabiana Cardetti*, University of Connecticut
P. Joseph McKenna, University of Connecticut
(1056Z11574)

9:30 a.m.
The Mathematicians Roll With GEARUP.
Edward D Smith*, Pima Community College
(1056Z11304)

9:45 a.m.
Mentoring Underrepresented Students in Science and Mathematics.
Rebekah Dupont*, Augsburg College
(1056Z11687)

10:00 a.m.
Over 20 Years of Success in the Emerging Ethnic Engineers Program at the University of Cincinnati.
Joy Moore*, University of Cincinnati
Kenneth Simonson, University of Cincinnati
(1056Z11986)

10:15 a.m.
A Comparative Study of Online and Traditional Classroom Learning of College Algebra for NonTraditional Students in NonTraditional Higher Education Programs.
Darcel H Ford*, Strayer University
(1056Z11924)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Research Presentations by Recent Ph.D.'s, I
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
The common core State Standards: Will they become our national K12 math curriculum?
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Moderators:
Lawrence Gray, University of Minnesota
Panelists:
Scott Baldridge, Louisiana State University
Bert Fristedt, University of Minnesota
William McCallum, University of Arizona
Robin Ramos, Ramona Elementary School, Los Angeles

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:45 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, X
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

8:45 a.m.
A Matrix Approach to Linear Statistical Models.
David R Gurney*, Southeastern Louisiana University
(1056Z1578)

9:00 a.m.
Utilizing Webbased Statistical Resources in Teaching Nontraditional Undergraduate Students in Online Learning Environments.
Michael D. Miner*, American Public University System
(1056Z11896)

9:15 a.m.
Using Authentic Discovery Projects to Improve Student Outcomes in Statistics.
Dianna J Spence*, North Georgia College & State University
A. Robb Sinn, North Georgia College & State University
Brad Bailey, North Georgia College & State University
(1056Z1734)

9:30 a.m.
The Extended Law of Total Probability.
Zengxiang Tong*, Otterbein College
Zhen Huang, Otterbein College
(1056Z1351)

9:45 a.m.
Integrating Mathematical Modeling into Science and Mathematics Curricula in Challenged School Districts.
Molli R. Jones*, Immaculata University
(1056Z1797)

10:00 a.m.
A Transition Course From Advanced Placement to College Calculus.
Timothy A Lucas*, Pepperdine University
Joseph Spivey, Wofford College
(1056Z11107)

10:15 a.m.
Does Peer Assessment Help Improve Mathematical Writing for PreService Elementary and Middle School Teachers?
Cheryl Beaver, Western Oregon University
Scott Beaver*, Western Oregon University
(1056Z11502)

10:30 a.m.
A Taxonomic Analysis of Standard Calculus Tasks: Bloom in Calculus Education.
Gizem Karaali*, Pomona College
(1056Z125)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Evolution problem in General Relativity.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Igor Y. Rodnianski*, Princeton University
(10568307)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Decidability and Undecidability in Theories of Real Vector Spaces.
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
John Harrison*, Intel Corporation, JF113
(10560375)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #10: Part B
The hitchhiker's guide to mathematics.
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Dan Kalman, American University
Bruce F. Torrence, Randolph Macon College

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part B
Educating about the state of the planet and sustainability while enhancing calculus.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Thomas J. Pfaff, Ithaca College

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #8: Part B
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Ralph Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Student Hospitality Center
South Lobby, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Committee for the Teaching of Undergraduate Mathematics Panel Discussion
Beyond grading and tutoring: New approaches to students helping students.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Daniel E. Flath, Macalester College
Lewis D. Ludwig, Denison University
Steven R. Benson, Lesley University
Panelists:
Sonny Painter, University of MissouriKansas City
Karen Saxe, Macalester College
Catherine A. Beneteau, University of South Florida

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Exhibit Hall, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Employment Center
Exhibit Hall, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Real and Special Functions
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone

9:15 a.m.
Solution for nonlinear initialvalue problems via orthogonal functions.
Mohsen Razzaghi*, Mississippi State University
(105633369)

9:30 a.m.
Resultants of Chebyshev Polynomials.
Jemal Emina Gishe*, Western Kentucky University
Mourad E.H. Ismail, University of Central Florida
(105633899)

9:45 a.m.
Representations of quantum group $U_q(so(n))$ and $q$orthogonal polynomials.
Alexander Rozenblyum*, New York City College of Technology, CUNY
(105633922)

10:00 a.m.
Subpolynomial and Subexponential Functions.
Houshang H. Sohrab*, Towson University
(10562646)

10:15 a.m.
On the Hilbert Transform of a Measure.
Maxim Zinchenko*, Caltech
(105626104)

10:30 a.m.
Aspects of Stochastic QuasiCantoresque Sets.
Padraig M. McLoughlin*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Christopher R. Krizan, Auburn University
(105626613)

10:45 a.m.
An analogue of L'Hospital's rule.
J Marshall Ash*, DePaul University
(1056261354)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Tukey Reducibility as a Setup for Classifying Mathematical Structures.
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Stevo Todorcevic*, Universite Paris 7  C.N.R.S., and University of Toronto
(10560373)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
NAM Business Meeting
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Symplectic embeddings and continued fractions.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Dusa McDuff*, Barnard College, Columbia University
(1056A005)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AWM Workshop: Poster Session with Presentations from Women Graduate Students
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

10:30 a.m.
Siphons in biochemical reaction systems: an algebraist's point of view.
Anne Shiu*, University of California Berkeley
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California Berkeley
(10561398)

10:30 a.m.
Backwarditeration sequences and boundary repelling fixed points in higher dimension.
Olena Ostapyuk*, Kansas State University
(105630147)

10:30 a.m.
Invariance and Automorphisms of the Computably Enumerable Sets.
Rachel Epstein*, University of Chicago
(105603159)

10:30 a.m.
A bijection between partially directed paths in the symmetric wedge and matchings.
Svetlana Poznanović*, Texas A&M University
(105605162)

10:30 a.m.
Point Parameter Rings.
Chelsea M Walton*, University of Michigan
(105600164)

10:30 a.m.
Directsum decompositions of modules over rings of infinite CohenMacaulay type.
Silvia Saccon*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105613180)

10:30 a.m.
A partial generalization of the GrossKohnenZagier theorem to higher weight modular forms.
Kimberly Hopkins*, University of Texas at Austin
(105611193)

10:30 a.m.
The core and the adjoint: a condition for equality.
Angela L Kohlhaas*, University of Notre Dame
(105613196)

10:30 a.m.
What is a $\mathbb{Q}$ curve?
Ekin Ozman*, University of WisconsinMadison
(105611197)

10:30 a.m.
Ihara Zeta Functions and Some Ramified Covers of Graphs.
Beth Malmskog*, Colorado State University
Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii
(105605199)

10:30 a.m.
The AbelianNonabelian Correspondence in GromovWitten Theory.
Kaisa E Taipale*, University of Minnesota
(105614212)

10:30 a.m.
Computable distributive lattices and Heyting algebras.
Amy Turlington*, University of Connecticut
(105603214)

10:30 a.m.
The most interesting surface homeomorphisms.
ChiaYen Tsai*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(105657218)

10:30 a.m.
Toric models of graphs.
Weronika J Buczynska*, Texas A&M University
(105614220)

10:30 a.m.
On stable states in a coupled energetic model for incompressible nematic elastomers.
Andrea Catalina Rubiano*, Purdue University
(105635235)

10:30 a.m.
Approximating invariant densities of metastable systems.
Cecilia Gonzalez Tokman*, University of Maryland
(105637977)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 11:10 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Martha J. Siegel, Towson University
Moderators:
David M. Bressoud, Macalester College

Saturday January 16, 2010, 11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
The Impact of Periodic Proportional Harvesting Policies on TACRegulated Fishery Systems.
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University
(1056921763)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, IV
Room 2000, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Darren Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology darren.narayan@rit.edu
Bernard Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jacqueline Jensen, Sam Houston State University
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Vadim Ponomarenko, San Diego State University
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
ComputerCreated HumanComprehensible Logic Games.
Corneliu A. Bodea, University of Richmond
Arthur Charlesworth, University of Richmond
Diana A. Iovan, University of Richmond
Andrew D. Jones*, University of Richmond
(105603105)

1:30 p.m.
The Spread of A Rumor.
Nick C Fedewa*, Central Michigan University
Emily E Krause, Central Michigan University
Alexandra M Sisson, Central Michigan University
James R Angelos, Central Michigan University
(105600106)

2:00 p.m.
Structural Adaptation of Microvascular Networks.
Rachel S Nancollas*, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Benjamin Y Small, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
(105692132)

2:30 p.m.
The Relative Gain Array of Cayley Graphs.
Sara D. Townsend*, Sam Houston State University
Suzi Gearheart, Sam Houston State University
John Owen, Sam Houston State University
(105605134)

3:00 p.m.
Analysis of the Repackaging of Risk in the SubPrime Mortgage Crisis.
Angela King*, McGill University
Adam Biesenbach, University of Rochester
Kuni Natsuki, Brown University
(105691138)

3:30 p.m.
Matroids, Geometry, Symmetry and the 4th Dimension.
Chencong Bao, Lafayette College
Camila FriedmanGerlicz, Claremont McKenna
Peter McGrath*, Lafayette College
Jessica Vega, Loyola Marymount
(105605146)

4:00 p.m.
Classical and Virtual Pseudodiagram Theory and New Bounds on the Unknotting Numbers and Genus of Knots.
Allison Henrich, Seattle University
Noël MacNaughton, Williams College
Sneha Narayan, Oberlin College
Oliver Pechenik, Oberlin College
Jennifer Townsend*, Scripps College
(105657148)

4:30 p.m.
Excellent Local Rings with SemiLocal Formal Fibers.
R. Karpman*, Scripps College
N. Arnosti, Williams College
C. Leverson, Wellesley College
J. Levinson, Williams College
S. Loepp, Williams College
(105613179)

5:00 p.m.
Time to Failure: A Stochastic Model of the Formation and Development of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.
Jeremy E Brooks*, East Tennessee State University
(105692325)

5:30 p.m.
A Knot or Not a Knot?
Karleigh Frederick, Sam Houston State University
Samantha Hilker, Sam Houston State University
Megan Savage*, Sam Houston State University
(1056551201)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Room 2010, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Craig Fraser, University of Toronto
Deborah Kent, Hillsdale College
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University despeaux@wcu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Euler, Dilog, and Zeta(2).
Dan Kalman*, American University
Mark McKinzie, St. John Fisher College
(105601849)

1:30 p.m.
The Genesis of Generating Functions in Abraham De Moivre's Work.
David R Bellhouse*, University of Western Ontario
(105601278)

2:00 p.m.
What is a Great Book? A Case Study of Legendre's Éléments de Géométrie (1794) and Playfair's Elements of Geometry (1795).
Amy AckerbergHastings*, University of Maryland University College
(105601625)

2:30 p.m.
Understanding Early Laplacian Simplifications.
Menolly Lysne*, Simon Fraser University
(1056011072)

3:00 p.m.
Maxwell, Poincaré and the Rings of Saturn.
Tom Archibald*, Simon Fraser University
(105601254)

3:30 p.m.
The nbody problem in spaces of constant curvature.
Florin N. Diacu*, University of Victoria
(105601393)

4:00 p.m.
Italian Mathematics and Mechanics Between the 18th and 19th Centuries.
Sandro Caparrini*, Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Toronto ON, Canada
(1056011596)

4:30 p.m.
Federigo Enriques' Obsession: A Tale from Italian Algebraic Geometry.
Donald Babbitt*, UCLA
Judith Goodstein, Einstein Papers Project, Cal Tech
(105601306)

5:00 p.m.
Pinning Down Outliers: 19th Century Stabs at Exact Probabilities for Rare Events.
Byron E. Wall*, York University
(105601548)

5:30 p.m.
If Brute Force Does Not Work You Are Not Using Enough: the rise of Numerical Integration in 20th Century Astronomy.
Allan D. G. Olley*, University of Toronto  IHPST
(1056011124)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Applications of Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 3005, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University sottile@math.tamu.edu
Luis GarciaPuente, Sam Houston State University

1:00 p.m.
{\itshape ArtinProver:} a truly hybrid symbolic/numeric global optimization algorithm.
Erich Leo Kaltofen*, North Carolina State University
Zhengfeng Yang, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
Lihong Zhi, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Beijing, China
(1056141157)

1:30 p.m.
Experimentation at the Frontiers of Reality in Schubert Calculus.
Chris Hillar, MSRI
Luis GarcíaPuente, Sam Houston State University
Abraham Martín del Campo, Texas A&M University
James Ruffo, SUNY Oneonta
Stephen L. Johnson, Texas A&M University
Zach Teitler*, Texas A&M University
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University
(105614396)

2:00 p.m.
Nested canalyzing polynomial dynamical systems.
Reinhard Laubenbacher*, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
David Murragarra, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(1056921524)

2:30 p.m.
Computing siphons in biochemical reaction systems.
Anne Shiu*, University of California Berkeley
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California Berkeley
(1056132006)

3:00 p.m.
A persistence treebased method for calling peaks in ChIPseq protein binding analysis.
Valerie Hower*, University of California, Berkeley
Lior Pachter, University of California, Berkeley
(1056921506)

3:30 p.m.
Algebraic geometry of Gaussian graphical models.
Seth Sullivant*, North Carolina State University
(1056141155)

4:00 p.m.
On a parametrization of positive semidefinite matrices with zeros.
Mathias Drton*, University of Chicago
Josephine Yu, MSRI, Berkeley, CA
(1056151159)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion

5:00 p.m.
The convex algebraic geometry of rank minimization.
Pablo A Parrilo*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1056902136)

5:30 p.m.
Orbitopes.
Raman Sanyal, UC Berkeley
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University
Bernd Sturmfels*, UC Berkeley
(105614424)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Biomathematics: Modeling in Biology, Ecology, and Epidemiology, III
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Olcay Akman, Ilinois State University oakman@ilstu.edu
Linda Allen, Texas Tech University
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University
Sophia Jang, Texas Tech University
LihIng Roeger, Texas Tech University lihing.roeger@ttu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Effect of host heterogeneity on the coevolution of parasite and host.
Yiding Yang*, Purdue University
Zhilan Feng, Purdue University
Dashun Xu, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Dennis Minchella, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University
(1056921396)

1:30 p.m.
Is the resurgence of syphilis a backward bifurcation?
Ruijun Zhao*, Purdue University
Fabio A. Milner, Arizona State University
(1056921239)

2:00 p.m.
A comparison of spatial interactions at different scales.
Andrew L Nevai*, University of Central Florida
Benjamin M Bolker, University of Florida
(1056921839)

2:30 p.m.
Construction and Analysis of a New SIR Model.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
Sandra Rucker, Clark Atlanta University
(105692416)

3:00 p.m.
Dynamically consistent discretetime LotkaVolterra models.
LihIng W Roeger*, Texas Tech University
(105639347)

3:30 p.m.
Infectious diseases in amphibians: adults as reservoir for epidemics in larvae.
Thanate Dhirasakdanon*, Arizona State University
Horst R. Thieme, Arizona State University
(105692413)

4:00 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Data describing Worker Bee Aggression towards a Foreign Queen.
Suzanne Sumner*, University of Mary Washington
Wyatt A. Mangum, University of Mary Washington
(105692501)

4:30 p.m.
Discrete hierarchical competition with reward and cost of dispersion.
Jemal S. MohammedAwel*, Valdosta State University
Kbenesh W. Blayneh, Florida A&M University
AbdulAziz Yakubu, Howard University
(10569243)

5:00 p.m.
Biological Data Mining and Analysis.
Alice L. Loth*, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
(1056921834)

5:30 p.m.
Parameter Estimation and Uncertainty Quantification for an Epidemic Model.
Alex Capaldi*, Center for Quantitative Sciences in Biomedicine and Department of Mathematics North Carolina State University
A. L. Lloyd, Graduate Program in Biomathematics and Department of Mathematics North Carolina State University
(105692730)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Categorical and Algebraic Methods in Representation Theory, II
Room 3009, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Jon Brundan, University of Oregon
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington
Eric Friedlander, University of Southern California eric@kepler.math.northwestern.edu

1:00 p.m.
A problem of Kollár and Larsen on finite linear groups and crepant resolutions.
Robert M. Guralnick, University of Southern California
Pham Huu Tiep*, University of Arizona
(105620722)

1:30 p.m.
Associated variety of simple finitedimensional modules over classical Lie superalgebras and KacWakimoto conjecture.
Vera Serganova*, UC Berkeley
(105616927)

2:00 p.m.
Categorifying quantum groups.
Aaron D Lauda*, Columbia University
(105616857)

2:30 p.m.
On KhovanovLauda algebras.
Aaron Lauda, Columbia University
Monica Vazirani*, UC Davis
(105605479)

3:00 p.m.
Representations of KhovanovLaudaRouquier algebras and combinatorics of Lyndon words.
Alexander Kleshchev*, University of Oregon
Arun Ram, University of Melbourne
(105617464)

3:30 p.m.
Categorification via Quiver Varieties.
Anthony Licata*, Stanford
Sabin Cautis, Columbia
Joel Kamnitzer, University of Toronto
(105614524)

4:00 p.m.
Blocks in Deligne's category $Rep(S_t)$.
Victor Ostrik*, University of Oregon
(105620502)

4:30 p.m.
Generalized Trace and Dimension Functions in Ribbon Categories.
Nathan Geer, Utah State University
Jonathan Kujawa*, University of Oklahoma
Bertrand PatureauMirand, Université de BretagneSud
(105617238)

5:00 p.m.
On quantum foldings.
Arkady Berenstein, University of Oregon, Eugene
Jacob Greenstein*, University of California, Riverside
(1056171394)

5:30 p.m.
Colored tangle invariants and quantum sl(2) categorification.
Joshua Sussan*, University of California Berkeley
(1056161509)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Differential Galois Theory and Group Representations: A Tribute to Andy Magid, II
Room 3007, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
James Carrell, University of British Columbia
Lourdes Juan, Texas Tech University lourdes.juan@ttu.edu
Alex Lubotzky, Hebrew University
Brian Parshall, University of Virginia
Marius van der Put, University of Groningen

1:00 p.m.
Iterated Antiderivative Extensions.
V. Ravi Srinivasan*, Rutgers UniversityNewark
(105612429)

1:30 p.m.
Some $1$ and $n$cohomology results for finite and algebraic groups.
Leonard L Scott*, The University of Virginia
(1056201001)

2:00 p.m.
Support varieties and complexity for algebraic, finite, and quantum groups.
Brian Parshall*, University of Virginia
(105620861)

2:30 p.m.
A Survey On Representation Zeta Functions.
Nir Avni*, Harvard University
(105620782)

3:00 p.m.
Analogies between differential Galois theory and additive Galois structure theory.
Ted Chinburg*, University of Pennsylvania
Lourdes Juan, Texas Tech University
Andy Magid, University of Oklahoma
(1056161103)

3:30 p.m.
On a remarkable formula of Kostant and Macdonald, pattern avoidance and smoothness of Schubert varieties in ageneralized flag variety.
Jim Carrell*, University of British Columbia
(1056141126)

4:00 p.m.
Groups defined by arithmetic differential equations.
Alexandru Buium*, University of New Mexico
(105611384)

4:30 p.m.
On subgroup induction in group representation and group cohomology.
Eli Aljadeff*, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology
Ehud Meir, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology
(105620592)

5:00 p.m.
The Hall index of a subgroup of a free group.
Shmuel Rosset*, Mathematics, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
(1056201204)

5:30 p.m.
Some Problems in Galois Theory and Representation Theory.
Andy R. Magid*, University of Oklahoma
(1056131259)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Representations of Reductive padic Groups, II
Room 3011, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Robert Doran, Texas Christian University r.doran@tcu.edu
Paul Sally, University of Chicago
Loren Spice, Texas Christian University

1:00 p.m.
Tame supercuspidal representations of ${\rm GL}(n)$ distinguished by orthogonal groups.
Joshua M Lansky*, American University
Jeffrey L Hakim, American University
(1056221764)

1:30 p.m.
Tamely ramified tori.
Jeffrey D Adler*, American University
Stephen M. DeBacker, University of Michigan
(1056221820)

2:00 p.m.
On the Heisenberg groups and Weil representations in characteristic 2.
JiuKang Yu*, Purdue University
(1056222018)

2:30 p.m.
Revisiting the Local Langlands Correspondence for GL(n,F), n a prime.
Moshe Adrian*, University of Maryland
(105611337)

3:00 p.m.
Some irreducible representations of SL(2,O), where O is the integer ring of a padic field.
Monica Nevins*, University of Ottawa, Canada
(1056221293)

3:30 p.m.
An application of Gamma asymptotic expansions.
JuLee Kim*, MIT
(1056221435)

4:00 p.m.
Motivic integration and HarishChandra characters.
Raf Cluckers, University of Lille
Clifton Cunningham, University of Calgary
Julia Gordon*, University of British Columbia
Loren Spice, Texas Christian University
(1056221046)

4:30 p.m.
Distinguished representations of reductive padic groups.
Fiona Murnaghan*, University of Toronto
(105622463)

5:00 p.m.
An Integral Formula of Shahidi.
Steven T Spallone*, University of Oklahoma
(105622829)

5:30 p.m.
On the LanglandsShahidi method for the classical groups in nonzero characteristic and applications.
Luis Alberto Lomeli*, The University of Iowa
(105622117)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Integrability of Dynamical Systems and Solitons Equations, II
Room 3016, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Zhijun Qiao, University of TexasPan American qiao@utpa.edu
Taixi Xu, Southern Polytechnic State University
Wenxiu Ma, University of South Florida

1:00 p.m.
Solitons, boundary value problems and a nonlinear method of images.
Gino Biondini*, SUNY at Buffalo
Guenbo Hwang, University of Vermont
(1056351722)

1:30 p.m.
The exact solutions of LundRegge equation and its soliton surfaces.
Chunli Chen*, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
(1056351498)

2:00 p.m.
A Detailed Bifurcation Diagram and SemiAnalytic Solutions of the Forced Kortewegde Vries Equation.
Aaron S. Donahue, San Diego State University
Samuel S.P. Shen*, San Diego State University
(105635725)

2:30 p.m.
Peakons of bfamily and Qiao Equations.
Taixi Xu*, Southern Polytechnic State University
(1056351606)

3:00 p.m.
On the Lagrangian Description of Discrete Integrable Systems.
Anton Dzhamay*, University of Northern Colorado
(1056391943)

3:30 p.m.
Symmetries and algebras for a MKdVtype equation in (2+1)dimension.
Jun Yu*, Institute of Nonlinear Science, Shaoxing University
(105635686)

4:00 p.m.
Optical soliton perturbation by He's variational principle.
Anjan Biswas*, Delaware State University
(105678582)

4:30 p.m.
A Novel Adaptive Method for SAR Jamming Suppression.
Feng Zhou*, National key. lab for radar signal processing
Guangcai Sun, National key. lab for radar signal processing
Xueru Bai, National key. lab for radar signal processing
Mengdao Xing, National key. lab for radar signal processing
(105678864)

5:00 p.m.
Study on ISAR imaging of steadily moving targets with large observation angles.
Xueru Bai*, National Key lab. for radar signal processing
Mengdao Xing, National Key lab. for radar signal processing
Feng Zhou, National Key lab. for radar signal processing
Zheng Bao, National Key lab. for radar signal processing
(105678708)

5:30 p.m.
PDE Analysis and CrossRange Imaging of Synthetic Aperture Radar.
Zhijun Qiao*, Univ Texas  Panam
Jaime Lopez, Univ Texas  Panam
Guillermo Garza, Univ Texas  Panam
(105635765)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Optimal Frames and Operator Algebras, II
Room 2012, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David Larson, Texas A&M University larson@math.tamu.edu
Deguang Han, University of Central Florida
Shidong Li, San Francisco State University

1:00 p.m.
Dual Gramian Analysis and its development.
Zuowei Shen*, National University of Singapore
(105641770)

1:30 p.m.
Can one hear the shape of a fractal?
Dorin Dutkay*, University of Central Florida
(105646781)

2:00 p.m.
Irregular Gabor tight frames associated with rough windows.
JeanPierre Gabardo*, McMaster University
(105642819)

2:30 p.m.
A Quantitative Notion of Redundancy.
Peter Casazza, University of Missouri
Gitta Kutyniok*, University of Osnabrueck
(105642854)

3:00 p.m.
Gabor frames and Strichartz estimates.
Kasso A. Okoudjou*, University of Maryland
(105641906)

3:30 p.m.
Function spaces and representations.
Gestur Olafsson*, Louisiana State University
Jens Christensen, University of Maryland and the Norbert Wiener Center
(1056461079)

4:00 p.m.
Perturbations of finite frames and projections.
Victor Kaftal*, University of Cincinnati
David R. Larson, Texas A&M University
(1056471084)

4:30 p.m.
Classification of filter systems giving rise to generalized multiresolution analyses.
Judith A Packer*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(1056421087)

5:00 p.m.
Spectral sets for $\frac{1}{2n}$Bernoulli convolutions.
Keri Kornelson*, University of Oklahoma
Palle Jorgensen, University of Iowa
Karen Shuman, Grinnell College
(1056471091)

5:30 p.m.
Regularity for exact Gabor systems on a lattice.
Alexander Powell*, Vanderbilt University
Christopher Heil, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1056421145)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Parabolic Geometries, Integrable Systems, and Twistor Theory, II
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Dana Mihai, Carnegie Mellon University dmihai@andrew.cmu.edu
Jonathan Holland, University of Pittsburgh
George Sparling, University of Pittsburgh

1:00 p.m.
Generic rank two distributions on fivemanifolds and associated conformal structures.
Katja Sagerschnig*, University of Vienna, Austria
(105653792)

1:30 p.m.
Symplectification, Generalized Tanaka Prolongations, and Geometry of Distributions.
Igor Zelenko*, Texas A&M University
(105653805)

2:00 p.m.
Local twistors and the conformal field equations.
Jörg Frauendiener*, University of Otago
(105653375)

3:00 p.m.
Third order odes and conformal Finsler geometries.
Jonathan E Holland*, University of Pittsburgh
(105653593)

3:30 p.m.
Variational calculus in noncommutative frames.
Irina A Kogan*, North Carolina State University
(105653551)

4:00 p.m.
Noncompact Hopf Maps, Quantum Hall Effect, and Twistor Theory.
Kazuki Hasebe*, Takuma National College of Technology
(105651696)

4:30 p.m.
Integrable models and the gauge/string duality.
Radu S Roiban*, Pennsylvania State University
(1056002004)

5:00 p.m.
The ChernMoser chains of leftinvariant CR structures on SU(2) via Fefferman approach.
Alex L Castro*, UCSC
Richard Montgomery, UCSC
(105632654)

5:30 p.m.
The exceptional Lie group $\mathbb{G}_2$ and gravity.
George Arthur Sparling*, Laboratory of Axiomatics, University of Pittsburgh
(1056531661)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Permutations, II
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Persi Diaconis, Stanford University
Ira M. Gessel, Brandeis University gessel@brandeis.edu
Richard P. Stanley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
Permutations associated with random interval partitions.
Jim Pitman*, University of California, Berkeley
(1056051620)

1:30 p.m.
$n!$ matchings, $n!$ posets.
Anders Claesson*, The Mathematics Institute, School of Computer Science, Reykjavik University
Svante Linusson, KTHRoyal Institute of Technology
(1056051939)

2:00 p.m.
The absence of a given pattern and the number of occurrences of another.
Miklos Bona*, University of Florida
(105605932)

2:30 p.m.
Extension of the $d$divisible partition lattice.
Richard Ehrenborg*, University of Kentucky
JiYoon Jung, University of Kentucky
(1056051585)

3:00 p.m.
Bijective enumeration of permutations starting with a longest increasing subsequence.
Greta Panova*, Harvard University
(1056051077)

3:30 p.m.
From random permutations to random matrices  an alternative for RSK.
Alexei Borodin*, California Institute of Technology
(1056052152)

4:00 p.m.
Carries and shuffling.
Persi Diaconis, Stanford Univeristy
Jason Fulman*, University of Southern California
(1056051709)

4:30 p.m.
Distribution of Segment Lengths in Genome Rearrangements.
Glenn P Tesler*, University of California, San Diego
(1056052013)

5:00 p.m.
Permutation problems.
Donald E. Knuth*, Stanford University
(105605168)

5:30 p.m.
How to encipher small messages: Encryption using the Thorp shuffle.
Ben J Morris*, UC Davis
Phillip Rogaway, UC Davis
Till Stegers, UC Davis
(1056601404)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #1: Part B
Remodeling data analysis.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Daniel Kaplan, Macalester College
Vittorio Addona, Macalester College

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part B
Active learning approaches for the foundational mathematics for elementary teachers courses.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Laurie J. Burton, Western Oregon University
Cheryl Beaver, Western Oregon University
Klay Thomas Kruczek, Western Oregon University

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Geometry and Topology, IV
Room 3012, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Weak Solutions to a Degenerate MongeAmpère Type Equation on Kähler Surfaces.
Arvind S. Rao*, University of Iowa
(105653187)

1:15 p.m.
Low dimensional cohomogeneity one manifolds.
Corey A. Hoelscher*, Rutgers University
(105653509)

1:30 p.m.
Duality Properties of Indicatrices of Knots.
Charmaine Sia*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(105653566)

1:45 p.m.
Volume of Meromorphic Vector fields on Flat Tori.
Amine Fawaz*, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
(105653728)

2:00 p.m.
Symmetric Almost $r$Paracontact Connections.
Andrew Bucki*, Langston University
(1056531127)

2:15 p.m.
Break

2:30 p.m.
Singular reduction of generalized complex manifolds.
Timothy E Goldberg*, Cornell University
(1056531467)

2:45 p.m.
Behavior of the ChernSimons forms under the Ricci flow.
Christopher R Godbout*, Lehigh University
(1056531720)

3:00 p.m.
Curvatureadapted hypersurfaces of 2type in quaternion space forms.
Ivko M Dimitric*, Penn State University Fayette
(1056531752)

3:15 p.m.
Uniqueness of folded symplectic toric manifolds.
Christopher R Lee*, University of Portland
(1056532066)

3:30 p.m.
Characteristics of a Classical and Quantum TwoSphere Singularity.
Deborah A. Konkowski*, U. S. Naval Academy
Thomas M. Helliwell, Harvey Mudd College
(105683884)

3:45 p.m.
Break

4:00 p.m.
Local uniqueness of Minkowski space.
Didier A. Solis*, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan
Luis A. Farfan, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan
(1056831577)

4:15 p.m.
A spectral notion of GromovWasserstein distances.
Facundo Memoli*, Stanford University, Mathematics
(105668440)

4:30 p.m.
A Mathematical Theory of Stochastic Microlensing.
Alberto M Teguia*, Duke University
Arlie O. Petters, Duke University
Brian Rider, University of Colorado
(1056831767)

4:45 p.m.
Geometric properties of continued fractions.
Avraham Bourla*, University of Connecticut at Storrs
(105652595)

5:00 p.m.
A new argument for the exactness at the (n+1)thickening term in the C.T.C Wall's exact sequence for thickenings.
Mokhtar B. Aouina*, Jackson State University
(1056551671)

5:15 p.m.
Resolvable maps preserve complete metrizability.
Su Gao, University of North Texas
Vincent Kieftenbeld*, University of North Texas
(105654408)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Research by Undergraduates, II
Room 3018, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
The Fractal Beauty of Byzantine Music.
Firas Y Hindeleh, Grand Valley State University
Jessica R Sears*, Grand Valley State University
(105637717)

1:15 p.m.
Manifolds with Density as Quotients of Riemannian Manifolds.
Alexander Diaz, Univeridad de Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
Nathan Harman*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Sean Howe, University of Arizona
David Thompson, Williams College
(105653101)

1:30 p.m.
Isoperimetric Regions in Planar Sectors with Density $r^{p}$.
Alexander Diaz, University of Puerto Rico
Nate Harman, University of Massachusetts  Amherst
Sean P Howe*, University of Arizona
David Thompson, Williams College
(105653100)

1:45 p.m.
The Spherical Stick Index and Compositions of Trefoils.
Colin Adams, Williams College
Dan Collins*, Cornell University
Katherine Hawkins, Williams College
Charmaine Sia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rob Silversmith, Williams College
Bena Tshishiku, Washington and Lee University
(105657546)

2:00 p.m.
The game chromatic index of trees.
Charles Dunn, Linfield College
David Morawski*, University of California, Berkeley
Jennifer Nordstrom, Linfield College
(105600435)

2:15 p.m.
Moduli spaces of low dimensional associative algebras and their deformations.
Daniel Joseph Wackwitz*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Michael Robert Penkava, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(1056161344)

2:30 p.m.
Proving Summation Identities: The WZ Method versus Counting.
Timothy D. Ferdinands*, Calvin College & Grand Valley State University REU
(1056051545)

2:45 p.m.
An elementary proof of Touchard's Congruence.
Gregory B Hurst*, University of Illinois at Urbana
(105605992)

3:00 p.m.
Competitive Graph Coloring on Outerplanar Graphs.
Cassandra Naymie*, University of Waterloo
Charlie Suer, University of Dayton
Erin Pitney, Beaverton School District
(1056051330)

3:15 p.m.
On $\lambda$fold Rosatype Labelings.
Jeffrey Mudrock*, University of Illinois, ChampaignUrbana
Lucas Allen, Morton High School
Ryan Bunge, Normal Community High School
Saad ElZanati, Illinois State University
Daniel Gannon, Illinois State University
Kyle Knee, Illinois State University
Jessica Smith, Morehead State University
(1056051749)

3:30 p.m.
On Cyclic Cycle Plus a Chord Designs.
Desiree Masters*, Dunlap High School
Ryan Bunge, Normal Community High School
Saad ElZanati, Illinois State University
Theresa Kamykowski, Loyola University, Chicago
Isai AlmeidaArrieta, Western Michigan University
(1056051775)

3:45 p.m.
Minimal Sufficient Sets and the Commutativity of Patterns.
Zhexiu Tu*, Bard College
Olivia Walch, College of William and Mary
(1056151428)

4:00 p.m.
Inverse Inertia Problem for Graphs.
Emily McHenry*, Xavier University
Robert Lang, Florida Atlantic University
(105615355)

4:15 p.m.
Sudoku, Shidoku, and . . . Gröbner Bases? An Algebraic and Computer Systems Approach to Counting Equivalent Puzzles.
Matthew J. Menickelly*, James Madison University
Katharina M. Carella, James Madison University
(1056141419)

4:30 p.m.
Galois groups via Galois modules in ArtinSchreier theory.
Jennifer S Berg*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1056121534)

4:45 p.m.
Break

5:00 p.m.
Some Remarks on Diophantine Triples.
Xuemei Ye*, Michigan State University
Aklilu Zeleke, Michigan State University
(1056111637)

5:15 p.m.
Rubricscored Assessments: A Study of Interrater Reliability.
Loree Kim Killebrew*, BirminghamSouthern College
Xinyan Yan, BirminghamSouthern College
(105662814)

5:30 p.m.
Steady State Rimming Flow of nonNewtonian Fluid.
Jared Debrunner*, California State University, Chico
Anton Mazurenko, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Brent Nelson, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Sergei Fomin, California State University, Chico
(105676773)

5:45 p.m.
A study of a two species battle between an intelligent army and insurgent defenders.
Nicholas De Meglio, University at Buffalo
Rebecca Hager*, University at Buffalo
Jorge Wu Mok, University at Buffalo
Matthew Westley, University at Buffalo
Surajit Sen, Physics Department, University at Buffalo
(1056911704)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Discrete Mathematics, VI
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Characterizing linear programming pseudocodewords using graphical methods.
Nathan Axvig*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1056051281)

1:15 p.m.
Forbidden Subgraphs in Oriented Line Graphs.
Elizabeth Moseman*, USMA at West Point
Chris Storm, Adelphi University
(1056051315)

1:30 p.m.
Some Results On $\lambda$Designs With Two Block Sizes.
Tariq Akef Alraqad*, Northern State University
Mohan Shrikhande, Central Michigan University
(1056051319)

1:45 p.m.
Using Analysis of Algorithms to Derive Combinatorial Equalities.
Amy Mihnea*, Florida Atlantic University
(1056051377)

2:00 p.m.
Minimal Percolating Sets in Trees.
Eric Riedl*, University of Notre Dame
(1056051386)

2:15 p.m.
Intermediate Ordered Colorings of Graphs.
Darren A Narayan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1056051139)

2:30 p.m.
Spectra of Coronae.
C McLeman, Willamette University
E M McNicholas*, Willamette University
(1056051391)

2:45 p.m.
The Excess Range of Factorizations of Regular Graphs.
SarahMarie Belcastro*, Smith College
Michael Young, Smith College
(1056051478)

3:00 p.m.
Break

3:15 p.m.
A graphtheoretic generalization of the ErdösKoRado theorem.
Vikram M. Kamat*, Arizona State University
Glenn Hurlbert, Arizona State University
(1056051519)

3:30 p.m.
FirstFit coloring of $p$tolerance graphs.
Karin R. Saoub*, Roanoke College
H. A. Kierstead, Arizona State University
(1056051636)

3:45 p.m.
Spectral Properties of Abelian Gain Graphs.
Nathan H Reff*, Binghamton University
(1056051796)

4:00 p.m.
Multigraph Detachments, Hamiltonian Decompositions and Graph Embeddings.
M Amin Bahmanian*, Auburn University
C A Rodger, Auburn University
(1056051806)

4:15 p.m.
A probability method to prove combinatorial identities.
Tong Zhu*, University of Pennsylvania
(1056051863)

4:30 p.m.
The Hamiltonian decomposition problem for Cayley graphs on abelian groups.
Erik E Westlund*, Michigan Technological University
(1056051999)

4:45 p.m.
Vertex coloring of graphs by total 2weightings.
Jonathan Darren Hulgan*, The University of Memphis
Jeno Lehel, The University of Memphis; Computer and Automation Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Kenta Ozeki, Keio University
Kiyoshi Yoshimoto, Nihon University
(1056052083)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Optimization and Control
Room 3022, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Generalized Steiner and Schwarz Symmetrization.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
Alexander Diaz, University of Puerto Rico
Nate Harman, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Sean Howe, University of Arizona
David Thompson, Williams College
(105649401)

1:15 p.m.
Higher Order Sufficient Conditions for Strict Minimality in Smooth Scalar Optimization.
Elena Constantin*, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
(1056491049)

1:30 p.m.
The asymptotic behavior of powerlaw functionals and applications.
Cristina Popovici*, NDSU
(1056491104)

1:45 p.m.
On the Principle of Smooth Fit for Some Convex Optimal Control Problems.
Jesus A. Pascal*, American University of Nigeria
(1056491194)

2:00 p.m.
Optimal Control and its Application to Hepatitis C Treatment.
Siddartha P. Chakrabarty, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India
Hem R Joshi*, Xavier University, Cincinnati OH
(1056491645)

2:15 p.m.
Break

2:30 p.m.
Application of Nonlinear Optimization in the Design of a Doubly Convergent MultipleBeam Electron Gun.
Adam Attarian*, North Carolina State University
Tallis J William, North Carolina State University
Hien T Tran, North Carolina State University
Lawrence Ives, Calabazas Creek Research, Inc.
(1056491654)

2:45 p.m.
The Minimal Time Problem On Stratified Domains.
Richard C Barnard*, Louisiana State University
Peter R Wolenski, Louisiana State University
(1056491675)

3:00 p.m.
Analysis of TendonReinforced PiecewiseIsotropic Pressurized Membranes.
Michael C. Barg*, Niagara University
Jieun Lee, The George Washington University
Frank Baginski, The George Washington University
(1056491690)

3:15 p.m.
SensitivityBased Optimization Applied to Equations Modeling Film Casting.
David C Szurley*, Francis Marion University
(1056491702)

3:30 p.m.
Morrey Regularity for Asymptotically Convex Variational Problems with $(p,q)$ Growth.
Kyle Fey*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Mikil Foss, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(1056491850)

3:45 p.m.
A Modified Piecewise Constant MumfordShah Model Based Simultaneous Image Segmentation and Registration.
JungHa An*, California State University Stanislaus
Yunmei Chen, University of Florida
(1056491967)

4:00 p.m.
Break

4:15 p.m.
Generalized shearlets and the extended metaplectic group.
Emily J King*, National Institutes of Health / Norbert Wiener Center UMD
Wojciech Czaja, University of Maryland
(1056431718)

4:30 p.m.
Remarks on the Apportionment of the U. S. House of Representatives.
Daniel D Sheng*, Westwood High School
Edwin Oxford, Baylor University
(105600511)

4:45 p.m.
An Estimate of The Radius of an Attraction Ball for TVMinimization Problems in Image Denoising.
L. A. Melara*, Shippensburg University
A. J. Kearsley, NIST
(1056901776)

5:00 p.m.
Production Inventory Planning in a Stochastic Manufacturing System with Discounted Cost.
Anton Abdulbasah Kamil*, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Md Azizul Baten, Universiti Sains Malaysia
(105690176)

5:15 p.m.
Relaxed Matching for the Method of Controlled Lagrangians.
David A Long*, North Carolina State University
Anthony M Bloch, University of Michigan
Jerrold E Marsden, California Institute of Technology
Dmitry V Zenkov, North Carolina State University
(1056701372)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.2:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Computational Math, IV
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Optimization in Developing Prediction Scoring Function for Mutagenesis Solubility.
Ye (Alice) Tian*, Washington State University
(1056902129)

1:15 p.m.
Applications of Ensemble based Simulated Annealing to Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Planning(IMRTP).
Abebaw Tadesse*, Langston University
Franklin Fondjo Fotou, Langston University
(105690608)

1:30 p.m.
Multiresolution Shannontype wavelet on the Heisenberg group.
Azita Mayeli*, City University of New York
(105643755)

1:45 p.m.
Equivalence of Curves Under Generalized Weak Perspective Projection.
Joseph M Burdis*, North Carolina State University
Irina A Kogan, North Carolina State University
(105600626)

2:00 p.m.
Extraction of Transport Coefficients in Stochastic Production Systems.
Ali Kemal Unver*, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
(1056901745)

2:15 p.m.
Closure of a Saint Venant model for free surface flows on an open channel with cross stream variation of the bottom roughness.
Ahmed Kaffel*, Virginia Tech
Amel Soualmia, LMHE
Masbernat Lucien, IMFT
(1056701432)

2:30 p.m.
Modeling Network Traffic as a Filtered SemiMarkovProcess.
Ahlam E Tannouri*, Morgan State University
Sam F Tannouri, Morgan State University
(1056902041)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, II
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu
Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
David C. Lay, University of Maryland

1:00 p.m.
Linear Algebra Done Right! Back to Grassmann.
K. Rohan Attele*, Chicago State University
Dan Hrozencik, Chicago State University
Victor Akatsa, Chicago State University
(1056G12056)

1:20 p.m.
One course to serve them all: mathematicians, computer scientists, and engineers.
David Mazur*, Western New England College
(1056G11707)

1:40 p.m.
Learning technology to teach mathematics.
Josep Ferrer*, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
Carmen Ortiz, Universidad de Extremadura
Marta Pena, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
(1056G1600)

2:00 p.m.
Use of Technology in Teaching the Mathematics of Linear Algebra.
Carl C. Cowen*, IUPUI
(1056G1587)

2:20 p.m.
ICT Linear algebra class model with Sagemath.
SangGu Lee*, Sungkyunkwan University
DukSun Kim, Sungkyunkwan University
(1056G11131)

2:40 p.m.
Enhancing Students' Attitudes towards Linear Algebra with Technology.
Karsten Schmidt*, Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences, Germany
(1056G1378)

3:00 p.m.
Programming Linear Algebra.
Daniel R. Jordan*, Columbia College Chicago
(1056G11380)

3:20 p.m.
Looking at Conceptual Online Linear Algebra applets.
David E. Meel*, Bowling Green State University
(1056G11931)

3:40 p.m.
Matrix Multiplication and Applications: A Chicken and Egg Problem.
Murphy Waggoner*, Simpson College
(1056G1411)

4:00 p.m.
Inverses for Matrices that Don't Have Inverses.
Jeffrey L Stuart*, Pacific Lutheran University
(1056G1958)

4:20 p.m.
Inclusion of new applications in a Linear Algebra course, without compromising the coverage of the traditional topics.
Mohammad Khadivi*, Jackson State University
(1056G1970)

4:40 p.m.
Using Linear Algebra to Measure Power.
Jennifer Wilson*, Eugene Lang College the New School for Liberal Arts
Karrolyne Fogel, California Lutheran University
Kay Somers, Moravian College
Angela Spalsbury, Youngstown State University
(1056G11528)

5:00 p.m.
Applying Image Processing Techniques to Promote Conceptual Understanding in Linear Algebra Classes.
JenMei Chang*, California State University, Long Beach
Xuhui Li, California State University, Long Beach
(1056G1111)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Arts and Mathematics, II
Room 2011, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Douglas E. Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu

1:00 p.m.
Material Properties of hyperbolic space in relation to history of clothing.
Rebecca E Field*, James Madison University
(1056C12131)

1:20 p.m.
Symmetry Preference and Meaning in Tibetan Sand Mandalas.
Valerie Ng, Beloit College
Darrah Chavey*, Beloit College
(1056C11887)

1:40 p.m.
Modeling Heraldic Design Using Shape Grammars.
Barbara A. Ashton*, BMCC  City University of New York
(1056C11547)

2:00 p.m.
Hyperbolic Conic Section through Kinetic Sculpture.
Jeff Chyatte*, Montgomery College
(1056C11410)

2:20 p.m.
Mathematics, art, and the Fusion Project.
Benjamin Wells*, University of San Francisco
(1056C11320)

2:40 p.m.
The Mathematical Development of Music.
Alan Levine*, Franklin and Marshall College
(1056C11236)

3:00 p.m.
Group explorations and art projects in a mathematics of art course for firstyear students.
Debra L. Hydorn*, University of Mary Washington
(1056C11757)

3:20 p.m.
What is sangaku?
Peter N Wong*, Bates College
(1056C1382)

3:40 p.m.
Writing Critically with Enthusiasm for Mathematicians.
Suzanne Galayda*, New Mexico State University
Alexandra D'Italia, Southwestern Law School
(1056C11405)

4:00 p.m.
Visualizing the Dynamics of the Unit Circle Group.
Anne M. Burns*, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus
(1056C1353)

4:20 p.m.
A Feigenbaum Face.
Ann Robertson*, Connecticut College
(1056C11955)

4:40 p.m.
Lithographs Representing Some Mathematical Topics.
Lisl Gaal*, University of Minnesota
(1056C11789)

5:00 p.m.
Monument to Error, Perspectives: The Love of Form, and Solution Set.
Jeffrey M Groah*, Lone Star CollegeMontgomery
(1056C1392)

5:20 p.m.
Further Aesthetic Explorations in Phase Space.
Douglas E. Norton*, Villanova University
(1056C11801)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, XII
Room 3000, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

1:00 p.m.
On Determining the Number of ClustersAn Empirical Study of Different Algorithms.
Brian Bies, Washington University in St Louis
Kathryn Dabbs, University of Tennessee
Hao Zou*, Macalester College
(1056Z11500)

1:15 p.m.
The Spaghetti Model: DNA Sequencing using Graph Theory.
Faun C. C. Doherty, Washington and Jefferson College
Peter A. Gentile*, Washington and Jefferson College
Jennifer M. Magee, Washington and Jefferson College
Christian J. Miedel, Washington and Jefferson College
(1056Z1240)

1:30 p.m.
Uniquely $H$Saturated Graphs.
Joshua Cooper, University of South Carolina
John Lenz, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Timothy LeSaulnier, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Paul Wenger*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Douglas B. West, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1056Z11195)

1:45 p.m.
A vertex ordering result for an application of DNA sequencing using tripartite unit probe interval graphs.
Faun C. C. Doherty, Washington and Jefferson College
Christian J. Miedel*, Washington and Jefferson College
Peter A. Gentile, Washington and Jefferson College
Jennifer M. Magee, Washington and Jefferson College
(1056Z1239)

2:00 p.m.
Higher Reciprocity.
Nancy Carol Buck*, University of North Carolina Greensboro
(1056Z1754)

2:15 p.m.
Break.

2:30 p.m.
A connectivity preserving discontinuous function.
Jeffrey M Groah*, Lone Star CollegeMontgomery
(1056Z1389)

2:45 p.m.
PTA(9)s fixed under multiplier 1.
Chirashree Bhattacharya*, RandolphMacon College
(1056Z11795)

3:00 p.m.
Linear Operators and Zeros of Polynomials.
Andrzej Piotrowski*, University of Alaska Southeast
(1056Z12038)

3:15 p.m.
Be the Volume: A handson method for presenting the estimation of volume under a surface.
Jessica M Mikhaylov*, US Military Academy, West Point
(1056Z11282)

3:30 p.m.
Dual Enrollment vs Duel Enrollment.
Larry Bouldin*, Roane State Community College
Benjamin King, Roane State Community College
(1056Z11364)

3:45 p.m.
Is Mathematics Indispensable and Are Prerequisites Needed in Mathematics Courses?
Padraig M. McLoughlin*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
(1056Z1356)

4:00 p.m.
Teaching a Course on Women in Mathematics.
Cynthia J Woodburn*, Pittsburg State University
(1056Z1516)

4:15 p.m.
A Basic College Level Mathematics course for a lay man knowing only four basic operations with nonnegative integers.
Santanu Chakraborty*, University of Texas  Pan American, Edinburg, Texas
(1056Z180)

4:30 p.m.
Experiences in Recruting, Retention and Graduation in the Kean STEM Scholarship Program.
Louis Beaugris*, Kean University
Pablo Zafra, Kean University
Kikombo NGoy, Kean University
(1056Z1875)

4:45 p.m.
Riverbend Community Math Center  Promoting mathematical thinking in local elementary and middle schools.
Amanda Katharine Serenevy*, Riverbend Community Math Center
(1056Z1989)

5:00 p.m.
Reversing the Pattern of Low Performance in College Algebra Using the National Center for Academic Transformations' Roadmap Model.
A. Dale Magoun*, University of Louisiana at Monroe
A. Serpil Saydam, University of Louisiana at Monroe
Charlotte H. Owens, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(1056Z1833)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathlets for Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University hyanik@emporia.edu
Thomas E. Leathrum, Jacksonville State University
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University

1:00 p.m.
Mathlets for Visualizing the Geometry of Numbers.
KarlDieter Crisman*, Gordon College
(1056K11741)

1:20 p.m.
Number Lab: Experiencing Numbers.
David B Posner*, Napa CA
(1056K1302)

1:40 p.m.
National Curve Bank.
Shirley B. Gray*, California State University, Los Angeles
(1056K1119)

2:00 p.m.
Retrieving old mathematics with new technology.
Susan L. Addington*, California State University, San Bernardino
(1056K11810)

2:20 p.m.
Linear programming with mathlets.
H. Smith Risser*, Montana Tech
(1056K1189)

2:40 p.m.
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words in Geogebra.
Joanne C Caniglia*, Kent State University
(1056K1150)

3:00 p.m.
Multivariable Calculus Java Applets with Blaise.
Elisha Peterson*, United States Military Academy (West Point)
(1056K11272)

3:20 p.m.
Geometric Constructions as Interactive Java Applets with Feedback Feature.
Tibor Marcinek*, Central Michigan University
(1056K11474)

3:40 p.m.
Dynamic Visualization Tools for Multivariable Calculus.
Paul E Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
(1056K1907)

4:00 p.m.
Hypothesis Testing: Tools for Exploration and Practice.
Sarah L Mabrouk*, Framingham State College
(1056K11486)

4:20 p.m.
Googleopoly.
Tim Chartier*, Davidson College
(1056K11532)

4:40 p.m.
The Lurch Project: Validation on Demand.
Nathan Carter, Bentley University
Paul F Christiano, MIT
Kenneth G Monks*, University of Scranton
(1056K11588)

5:00 p.m.
Applets for Discovery and Assessment in Math for Liberal Studies.
Doug Ensley*, Shippensburg University
James Hamblin, Shippensburg University
(1056K11966)

5:20 p.m.
Graph2D: An Interactive Graphing Library using the HTML Canvas.
R. Alexander Milowski*, San Francisco, CA
(1056K11499)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, II
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Keith Weber, Rutgers University keith.weber@gse.rutgers.edu
Stacy Brown, Pitzer College
Natasha A. Speer, University of Maine
Karen A. Marrongelle, Portland State University

1:00 p.m.
Early Eigen Thinking: Students' Interpretations of the Matrix Equation Ax=2x.
Christine Larson*, Indiana University
Michelle Zandieh, Arizona State University
Chris Rasmussen, San Diego State University
Frances Henderson, San Diego State University
(1056P51366)

1:40 p.m.
Investigating Student Conceptions of Function Composition.
Stacey A. Bowling*, Arizona State University
(1056P51101)

2:00 p.m.
How beginning teachers understand student thinking in calculus.
Thomas W Judson*, Stephen F. Austin State University
Matthew Leingang, New York University
(1056P5680)

2:20 p.m.
The Role of Angle Measure and the Radius as a Unit of Measurement in Developing Coherent Understandings of Trigonometric Functions.
Kevin C. Moore*, Arizona State University
(1056P5671)

2:40 p.m.
Parameter or variable or unknown? The special case of the definite integral.
May F Hamdan*, Lebanese American University
(1056P5446)

3:00 p.m.
Students' Understandings of Equivalence Relations.
Jim Brandt*, Southern Utah University
(1056P51956)

3:20 p.m.
Learning the phase plane: How two students' understandings of time and rate affected their learning of exponential functions.
Carlos W CastilloGarsow*, Arizona State University
(1056P51568)

3:40 p.m.
The Role of Homework in Developing Students' Mathematical Conceptions.
Eric D Weber*, Arizona State University
Marilyn P Carlson, Arizona State University
(1056P5303)

4:00 p.m.
Enhancing Undergraduate Students' Views and Experiences of Learning Mathematics in InquiryBased Learning Contexts.
MarjaLiisa Hassi*, Ethnography & Evaluation Research, University of Colorado at Boulder
Sandra Laursen, Ethnography & Evaluation Research, University of Colorado at Boulder
AnneBarrie Hunter, Ethnography & Evaluation Research, University of Colorado at Boulder
(1056P51694)

4:20 p.m.
Researching the Integration of Mathematical and Educational Perspectives in Mathematics Teacher Preparation.
Rebecca H McGraw*, University of Arizona
Priya Prasad, University of Arizona
(1056P51692)

4:40 p.m.
A Theoretical Framework for Designing Professional Development Workshops for Mathematics Faculty.
Stan T Yoshinobu*, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
(1056P5622)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Visualization in Mathematics, II
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Sarah J. Greenwald, Appalachian State University greenwaldsj@appstate.edu
Walter Whiteley, York University

1:00 p.m.
Visual Analytics to Explore Elementary Probability.
James D. Factor, Alverno College
Edmond J. Nadler*, Eastern Michigan University
(1056R52027)

1:20 p.m.
Visualization via Excel in Mentoring Mathematics Faculty of a Developing Nation.
Deane E. Arganbright*, Divine Word University, Madang, Papua New Guinea
(1056R5362)

1:40 p.m.
Using Computer Graphics as an Aid to Visualizing Functions of a Complex Variable.
Laurene V. Fausett*, TAMUCommerce
(1056R5252)

2:00 p.m.
Efficient Graph Visualization for Applications: Databases, Data Mining, and Video Games.
Charles Andrew Tannouri*, Towson University
(1056R51978)

2:20 p.m.
Confluent Graphs: Making Graphs Pretty.
Talitha M Washington*, University of Evansville
(1056R51614)

2:40 p.m.
Pedagogical Understanding of NonTextual Elements in Mathematics Textbooks among Teachers and Curriculum Developers.
Rae Young Kim*, Michigan State University
Sharon Senk, Michigan State University
(1056R52045)

3:00 p.m.
Diagrams in Abstract Algebra: How are Diagrams used in the Proving Process?
Nissa Yestness*, University of Northern Colorado
(1056R52072)

3:20 p.m.
Visualization Lessons from Visual Group Theory.
Nathan Carter*, Bentley University
(1056R51812)

3:40 p.m.
Visualizing the polyhedral geometry of algebraic systems.
Marshall Hampton*, University of Minnesota Duluth
(1056R5290)

4:00 p.m.
Visualization for the Simulation of the Chemical Vapor and Infiltration Process.
Joyati Debnath*, Winona State University, Winona, MN
Srabasti Dutta, College of Saint Elizabeth
Andrew Jones, Florida A & M University
(1056R5657)

4:20 p.m.
Educational Applications of Projective Geometry.
David Booth*, Austin Texas
(1056R51064)

4:40 p.m.
Projective Geometry as a Vehicle for Schooling the Imagination, I.
Martin Levin*, Silver Spring, MD
(1056R51090)

5:00 p.m.
Projective Geometry as a Vehicle for Schooling the Imagination II.
Martin Levin*, Silver Spring, MD
(1056R51589)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on New Trends in Mathematical Methods in Imaging Science
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Rick Chartrand, Los Alamos National Laboratory rickc@lanl.gov
Stacey E. Levine, Duquesne University
Jennifer L. Mueller, Colorado State University
Luminita A. Vese, University of California Los Angeles

1:00 p.m.
Nonconvex compressive sensing: getting the most from very little information.
Rick Chartrand*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(1056901078)

1:30 p.m.
This is SPI\"{R}AL TAP: Sparse Poisson intensity reconstruction algorithms (theory and practice).
Zachary T. Harmany, Duke University
Roummel F. Marcia*, University of California, Merced
Rebecca M. Willett, Duke University
(105668662)

2:00 p.m.
Locally Adaptive Kernel Regression: A Nonparametric Framework for Multidimensional Signal Processing and Analysis.
Hiroyuki Takeda, University of California, Santa Cruz
Hae Jong Seo, University of California, Santa Cruz
Peyman Milanfar*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(1056621599)

2:30 p.m.
Hyperspectral Image Classification by Matching Node Connectivities.
Naoki Saito*, University of California, Davis
Linh Lieu, New York, NY
(1056621209)

3:00 p.m.
Comparisons of reconstruction methods in electrical impedance tomography on a mammography geometry.
Ethan K Murphy*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
David Isaacson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Gary Saulnier, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Jon Newell, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(1056651216)

3:30 p.m.
Local stability in a minimization problem for conductivity imaging.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Central Florida
Alexandru Tamasan, University of Central Florida
(1056491684)

4:00 p.m.
Total Variation and Cheeger Ratio Cuts.
Arthur D Szlam*, Courant Institute and UCLA math
Xavier Bresson, UCLA math
(1056491013)

4:30 p.m.
Variational methods for data fusion, segmentation, deblurring, and image inpainting.
Andrea Bertozzi*, UCLA
(105649695)

5:00 p.m.
Novel Integrodifferential equations in image processing and its applications.
Eitan Tadmor, University of Maryland, College Park
Prashant Athavale*, University of California, Los Angeles
(1056491717)

5:30 p.m.
Multiscale Flat Norm Shape Signatures.
Kevin R. Vixie*, Washington State University
(1056281677)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Committee on Technology in Mathematics Education Panel Discussion
Technology in teaching mathematics: History and current practices. (There will be a 15minute break halfway through this discussion)
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Marilyn A. Reba, Clemson University
Lila F. Roberts, Georgia College & State University

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers, Part II
Fostering, supporting, and propagating Math Circles.
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
James S. Tanton, St. Mark's Institute of Mathematics
Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AWM Workshop Panel Discussion
Career opportunities: The early years.
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Moderators:
Rachelle C. Decoste, Wheaton College
Panelists:
Ann Almgren, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Maura B. Mast, University of MassachusettsBoston
Sharon M. Frechette, College of the Holy Cross
Ulrica Y. Wilson, Morehouse College

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:15 p.m.4:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, IV
Room 3020, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:15 p.m.
On the Density of Abundant Numbers.
Mitsuo Kobayashi*, Dartmouth College
(1056111527)

1:30 p.m.
On the parity of kth powers mod p.
Jennifer Paulhus*, Kansas State University
Todd Cochrane, Kansas State University
Christopher Pinner, Kansas State University
(1056111554)

1:45 p.m.
The Constant Terms of Eisenstein Series on Loop Groups over a Function Field.
KyuHwan Lee, University of Connecticut
Philip J Lombardo*, University of Connecticut
(1056111556)

2:00 p.m.
Ramanujantype congruences in partitiontheoretic counting functions.
Michael Patrick Dewar*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1056111557)

2:15 p.m.
Break

2:30 p.m.
Monogenity in cyclotomic fields.
Leanne Robertson*, Seattle University
(1056111735)

2:45 p.m.
An elementary approach to proving and discovering BBPtype formulas.
John R. Greene*, University of Minnesota Duluth
Melissa Larson, University of Minnesota Duluth
(1056111738)

3:00 p.m.
Values of Asai Lfunctions and combinatorial identities.
Dominic Lanphier*, Western Kentucky University
(1056111864)

3:15 p.m.
Cyclic Base change and RankinSelberg Convolutions.
Timothy Lee Gillespie*, University of Iowa
(1056111871)

3:30 p.m.
Gauss' Method for determining cyclotomic numbers.
Ciarán Mac an Bhaird*, National University of Ireland Maynooth
Pat McCarthy, National University of Ireland Maynooth
(1056112118)

3:45 p.m.
Supersingular distribution on average for congruence classes of primes.
Nahid Walji*, California Institute of Technology
(1056111936)

4:00 p.m.
GreenTao theorem in function fields.
Thai Hoang Le*, UCLA
(1056111906)

4:15 p.m.
An asymptotic formula for Goldbach's conjecture with monic polynomials.
Mark Kozek*, Whittier College
(1056111900)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Model theory and nonarchimedean tame topology, with a view towards Berkovich spaces.
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Francois Loeser*, Ecole Normale Superieure
(10560376)

Saturday January 16, 2010, 2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAAProject NExT Panel Discussion
Organizing and running an effective seminar/capstone course for mathematics majors.
Room 3024, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Karrolyne Fogel, California Lutheran University
Russell Goodman, Central College
Thomas Langley, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Panelists:
Mariah Birgen, Wartburg College
Lipika Deka, California State UniversityMonterey Bay
Nezam Iraniparast, Western Kentucky University
Brian Miceli, Trinity University

Saturday January 16, 2010, 2:30 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Algebras, II
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AWM Workshop: Research Presentations by Recent Ph.D.'s, II
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture
The calculus of friendship.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Steven Strogatz*, Cornell University
(10560040)
Reception: Please come to greet and chat with the speaker. Light refreshments will be served.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 3:10 p.m.5:20 p.m.
ASL Contributed Papers, II
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Saturday January 16, 2010, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #2: Part B
Using GeoGebra to create activities and applets for visualization and exploration.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Michael K. May, Saint Louis University

Saturday January 16, 2010, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #9: Part B
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota Duluth

Saturday January 16, 2010, 5:00 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Reception in Honor of Retiring MAA Secretary Martha Siegel
Foothills G, Marriott San Francisco

Saturday January 16, 2010, 6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
AMS Banquet Reception
Club Room, Marriott San Francisco

Saturday January 16, 2010, 7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Banquet
Atrium, Marriott San Francisco
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