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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
Thursday January 14, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8:30 a.m.
Break.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2:15 p.m.
Break

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1:45 p.m.
A stability study of a new explicit numerical scheme for a system of differential equations with a large skewsymmetric component.
Katharine F. Gurski*, Howard University
Stephen O'Sullivan, Dublin City University
(105665504)

2:00 p.m.
$C^0$ interior penalty methods for fully nonlinear MongeAmpère type equations.
Michael Joseph Neilan*, Louisiana State University
Susanne C. Brenner, Louisiana State University
Thirupathi Gudi, Louisiana State University
Liyeng Sung, Louisiana State University
(105665518)

2:15 p.m.
On the convergence of a generalized modified Newton scheme.
Livinus U Uko*, Johnson C. Smith University
(1056651280)

2:30 p.m.
On the Convergence of Fullydiscrete HighResolution Schemes with van Leer's flux limiter for Conservation laws.
Nan Jiang*, University of South Dakota
(105665554)

2:45 p.m.
The Domain Decomposition Method Applied to Hyperbolic Network Problems.
James B Collins*, North Carolina State University
(105665796)

3:00 p.m.
Kernel Based Function Approximation in High Dimensions.
Fred J. Hickernell*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(105665845)

3:15 p.m.
Analysis and simulation of a multiphysics and a multiphase problem.
Aycil Cesmelioglu*, Rice University
(105665925)

3:30 p.m.
Retrieving Economic Parameters in AssetFlow Equations.
Marlene WillieAymone Ouayoro*, George Mason University
(105665951)

3:45 p.m.
A comparison of algorithms for subset selection.
Martin Brown*, University of California  Berkeley
Mary Broadbent, Amherst College
Kevin Penner, University of Pittsburgh
(105665986)

4:00 p.m.
A High Accuracy Algorithm for 3D Periodic Electromagnetic Scattering.
Michael J Nicholas*, Tulane University
(1056781760)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Fields and Commutative Algebra
Room 3022, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
On the Irreducibility of CauchyMirimanoff Polynomials.
Brian C Irick*, University of Tennessee
(105612271)

1:15 p.m.
Forcing the appearance of Galois groups: new automatic realization results for pgroups.
Andrew C Schultz*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(105612850)

1:30 p.m.
Observations on Primitive, Normal, and Subnormal Elements of Field Extensions.
Steven H. Weintraub*, Lehigh Univ.
(105612257)

1:45 p.m.
Prime Ideals in Birational Extensions of TwoDimensional Power Series Rings.
Christina EubanksTurner*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Melissa Luckas, Madison, Wisconsin
Serpil Saydam, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(105613370)

2:00 p.m.
Irreducible Divisor Graphs.
M Axtell, University of Saint Thomas
N Baeth*, University of Central Missouri
J Stickles, Milikin University
(105613655)

2:15 p.m.
Abstract Factorization into Relatively Prime Elements.
Jeremiah N. Reinkoester*, University of Iowa
(105613896)

2:30 p.m.
Krull dimension of a power series ring over a onedimensional nondiscrete valuation domain.
Byung Gyun Kang*, POSTECH
Toan, POSTECH
(1056131515)

2:45 p.m.
A general theory of almost splitting sets.
Byung Gyun Kang, POSTECH
Jung Wook Lim*, POSTECH
(1056131522)

3:00 p.m.
The Linear Strand of Path Ideals of Trees.
Rachelle R. Bouchat*, Slippery Rock University
T{à}i H{à}, Tulane University
Augustine O'Keefe, Tulane University
(1056131730)

3:15 p.m.
Comparing the Sizes of the Lower Bass Numbers of a Cohen Macaulay Local Ring.
Jared L Painter*, University of Texas at Arlington
(1056131830)

3:30 p.m.
Characterizing rings which admit nontrivial totally reflexive modules.
Kristen A Beck*, The University of Texas at Arlington
(1056131984)

3:45 p.m.
Building Indecomposable Modules.
Andrew Crabbe*, Syracuse University
(1056132054)

4:00 p.m.
On the Integral Closure of an Antimatter Domain.
William Travis Trentham*, North Dakota State University
(1056131857)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Discrete Mathematics, III
Room 3020, 3rd Floor, Moscone

1:00 p.m.
Enumeration Of Bipartite Graphs.
Shanzhen Gao*, Florida Atlantic University
(105605715)

1:15 p.m.
Graphs in which each independent dominating set intersects each minimum dominating set.
David R. Prier*, Auburn University
Peter D. Johnson, Auburn University
(105605706)

1:30 p.m.
$C_{4}$Factorizations with Two Associate Classes.
Chris Rodger, Auburn University
Michael Tiemeyer*, Auburn University
(105605629)

1:45 p.m.
Deletion relations of graphs.
Stephen G Hartke, University of NebraskaLincoln
Hannah Kolb, Illinois Institute of Technology
Jared Nishikawa, Willamette University
Derrick Stolee*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105605498)

2:00 p.m.
StarAvoiding Ramsey Numbers.
Jonelle Hook*, Lehigh University
(105605485)

2:15 p.m.
pCapacity $\mathbb{Z^n$ and Zeta function}.
Lucio M.G Prado*, BMCC  The City University of New York
(1056311798)

2:30 p.m.
Promotion acting on Standard Young Tableaux of staircase shape.
Qiang Wang*, UC Davis
Steven Pon, UC Davis
(1056052141)

2:45 p.m.
On extremal cyclefree subgraphs of the hypercube.
Lale Özkahya*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(105605838)

3:00 p.m.
Group Colorability of Graphs.
Hao Li*, West Virginia University
(105605898)

3:15 p.m.
Oriented Incidence and a Generalization of Hypergraphs.
Lucas J. Rusnak*, Binghamton University
(1056051465)

3:30 p.m.
Irreducible NoHole $L(2,1)$ labelings of some classes of graphs.
Jobby Jacob*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Renu Laskar, Clemson University
(1056051466)

3:45 p.m.
A Parallel Algorithm for finding Maximum Critical Independent Sets in Graphs.
Ermelinda Delavina, University of HoustonDowntown
Craig Eric Larson*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1056051774)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, VI
Room 3000, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Eric S. Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin, Northern Kentucky University

1:00 p.m.
Mathematics and the Internet: The Impact of New Media on a Discipline.
Samuel M Hansen*, University of Nevada Las Vegas
(1056Z11205)

1:15 p.m.
Utilizing Webbased Statistical Resources in Teaching Nontraditional Undergraduate Students in Online Learning Environments.
Michael D. Miner*, American Public University System
(1056Z11898)

1:30 p.m.
What can your students do with an iPhone or iPod Touch in Math Class?
Erick B Hofacker*, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
(1056Z11976)

1:45 p.m.
Using Wikis to Enhance Mathematical Communication and Develop Students' Investment in Mathematical Community.
Donna LaLonde, Washburn University
Jennifer D. Wagner*, Washburn University
(1056Z1707)

2:00 p.m.
The Use of Spreadsheets to Illustrate Statistical and Mathematical Concepts.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi*, Indiana University South Bend
Kochanowski Paul, Indiana University South Bend
(1056Z186)

2:15 p.m.
Impact of Technology on Mathematics Teaching.
Mohammad Khadivi*, Jackson State University
(1056Z1967)

2:30 p.m.
Fun and Motivational Activities for Exam Review Day.
MinLin Lo*, California State University San Bernardino
(1056Z1676)

2:45 p.m.
EulerCauchy Using Undetermined Coefficients.
Doreen De Leon*, California State University, Fresno
(1056Z1542)

3:00 p.m.
Visualization Projects in Multivariable Calculus.
Jason J Molitierno*, Sacred Heart University
(1056Z1541)

3:15 p.m.
Using an Opening Quiz to set the Tone for a College Algebra Course.
Gerald Agbegha*, Johnson C. Smith University
Nailong Guo, Johnson C. Smith University
(1056Z11876)

3:30 p.m.
Strategies of Designing College Algebra with Modular Approach.
A. Serpil Saydam*, University of Louisiana at Monroe
A. Dale Magoun, University of Louisiana at Monroe
Charlotte H. Owens, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(1056Z1834)

3:45 p.m.
Issues and Obstacles in Preparing Mathematics Graduate Students for Teaching.
Mary Beisiegel*, Western Oregon University
(1056Z11768)

4:00 p.m.
fUNcO!  A Mathematical Card Game.
Mairead K Greene*, Rockhurst University
Paula Shorter, Rockhurst University
(1056Z12034)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Developmental Mathematics Education: Helping UnderPrepared Students Transition to CollegeLevel Mathematics, II
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Kimberly J. Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
J. Winston Crawley, Shippensburg University

1:00 p.m.
Transition Mathematics: A Professional Learning Community Approach.
Stuart Boersma*, Central Washington University
Aaron Montgomery, Central Washington University
(1056D1567)

1:20 p.m.
How ideas from therapy can help developmental mathematics students with anxiety, motivation, and performance: Successes from two pilot tests.
K. Scott Alberts*, Truman State University
Jane Roads, Moberly Area Community College
(1056D1602)

1:40 p.m.
An alternative to intermediate algebra for liberal arts majors.
Jeffery D. Sykes*, Ouachita Baptist University
(1056D1941)

2:00 p.m.
Preparing students for Elementary Statistics or Math for Liberal Arts.
Mary R Parker*, Austin Community College
(1056D11821)

2:20 p.m.
A successful model for teaching developmental math at CSUMonterey bay.
Lipika Deka*, California State University, Monterey Bay
(1056D11332)

2:40 p.m.
Blending InquiryBased Class Sessions with ComputerAssisted Instruction.
William O. Bond*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
John C. Mayer, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1056D11778)

3:00 p.m.
The Quantitative Learning Center at UConn, and the effects of online homework in the study habits of students.
Álvaro LozanoRobledo*, University of Connecticut  Storrs
Tom Roby, University of Connecticut  Storrs
(1056D11150)

3:20 p.m.
Developmental Mathematics Program Assessment: A Case Study.
Frank Anthony Cerreto*, The Richard Stockton College of NJ
(1056D11321)

3:40 p.m.
Proportional Reasoning Models in Developmental Mathematics Education: Enhancing UnderPrepared Students' Transition at the CollegeLevel.
Jack A Carter*, California State University East Bay
Beverly J Ferrucci, Keene State College
Ngan Hoe Lee, National Institute of Education, Singapore
(1056D1224)

4:00 p.m.
Transitions: Helping UnderPrepared Students Find Success at Dominican University.
Paul R. Coe*, Dominican University
(1056D12061)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Courses for the Liberal Arts Students, II
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Reva Kasman, Salem State College rkasman@salemstate.edu

1:00 p.m.
Your Financial Future.
YuJu Kuo*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1056J1816)

1:20 p.m.
Games and Critical Thinking.
Volker Ecke*, Westfield State College
Christine von Renesse, Westfield State College
Julian Fleron, Westfield State College
Philip Hotchkiss, Westfield State College
(1056J11866)

1:40 p.m.
Teaching NonMathematics Majors using 'Group Topic Books'.
Caroline P Lubert*, James Madison University
(1056J11034)

2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Approaches to Problems in Democracy.
Karen Saxe*, Macalester College
(1056J1247)

2:20 p.m.
Symmetry and Design Portfolios Showcase Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students.
Penny H. Dunham*, Muhlenberg College
(1056J1391)

2:40 p.m.
Servicebased learning projects in statistics courses.
Brad Bailey*, North Georgia College & State University
A. Robb Sinn, North Georgia College & State University
(1056J1736)

3:00 p.m.
A New Course for Liberal Arts Math: the Mathematics of Calendars and Timekeeping.
Daniel E. Otero*, Xavier University
(1056J1830)

3:20 p.m.
Mathematical ways of reasoning and knowing through geometry.
James Morrow*, Mount Holyoke College
(1056J1174)

3:40 p.m.
Fun Projects and Activities for Poets and Mathematicians Alike.
Ioana Mihaila*, Cal Poly Pomona
(1056J1946)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Online HomeworkInnovation and Assessment, I
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michael E. Gage, University of Rochester gage@math.rochester.edu
Arnold K. Pizer, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester

1:00 p.m.
An Interactive Approach to Discrete Math Using WeBWorK and Flash Applets.
Nathan M. Wodarz*, University of Wisconsin  Stevens Point
(1056M135)

1:20 p.m.
Using WeBWorK, A WebBased Homework Delivery And Grading System, To Help Prepare Students For Peer Instruction.
Adam R. Lucas*, Saint Mary's College of California
(1056M1228)

1:40 p.m.
Geometry on a wiki.
Michael E McDaniel*, Aquinas College
(1056M1267)

2:00 p.m.
The relationship between online homework, test grades, and persistence in calculus.
H Smith Risser*, Montana Tech
(1056M1298)

2:20 p.m.
The Effect of an Online Homework System on Student Outcomes in a First Year Mathematics Course.
Laurie Lenz*, Marymount University
(1056M1324)

2:40 p.m.
WebAssign: "It's How Math Homework is Done!".
Denise J LeGrand*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1056M1367)

3:00 p.m.
Communicating through Online Assessment.
Edward D Smith*, Pima Community College
(1056M1539)

3:20 p.m.
Embedding applets into WeBWorK questions.
Michael E. Gage*, University of Rochester
(1056M1585)

3:40 p.m.
The Impact of Implementing Web Homework in Calculus II.
P. Gavin LaRose*, University of Michigan
(1056M1703)

4:00 p.m.
A Successful Approach in Designing Online Courses for Freshman Mathematics Courses.
A. Serpil Saydam*, University of Louisiana at Monroe
A. Dale Magoun, University of Louisiana at Monroe
Charlotte H. Owens, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(1056M1832)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Preparing K12 Teachers to Teach Algebra, II
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Elizabeth Burroughs, Montana State University burrough@math.montana.edu
Angela M. Hodge, North Dakota State University
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona

1:00 p.m.
An algebra course for middle school teachers.
Ji Li*, The University of Arizona
Virginia Bohme, The University of Arizona
(1056N11338)

1:20 p.m.
Visualizing Algebraic Relationships: Solving Combined Rate Problems with Pattern Blocks.
Dianna Spence*, North Georgia College & State University
A. Robb Sinn, North Georgia College & State University
(1056N1865)

1:40 p.m.
Inquiry as an Outcome of Algebra.
David Fowler*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1056N1803)

2:00 p.m.
Big Ideas in Algebra: Materials to Foster Mathematical Thinking.
Carol E Seaman*, University of North Carolina Greensboro
Jennifer Earles Szydlik, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(1056N1481)

2:20 p.m.
Calculus: A Gateway to Algebra?!
Steve Benson*, Lesley University
(1056N1478)

2:40 p.m.
Using modified materials from The Algebra Project with preservice K8 mathematics teachers.
Steve Blair*, Eastern Michigan University
(1056N1383)

3:00 p.m.
Teachers, Mathematicians, and Educators Making Sense of Algebra Content.
Joshua D Chesler*, California State University, Long Beach
(1056N1954)

3:20 p.m.
Bridging Proportional Reasoning and Algebraic Reasoning: A Focus on Covariation and Invariance Using Contextualized Problems.
Kien H. Lim*, University of Texas at El Paso
(1056N1242)

3:40 p.m.
Algebra for Algebra Teachers.
Ira J Papick*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Jim Lewis, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1056N136)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on How Assessment Results Changed Our Program
Room 2011, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Dick Jardine, Keene State College rjardine@keene.edu
Barbara Edwards, Oregon State University

1:00 p.m.
Faculty Development Through Assessment.
Dick Jardine*, Keene State College
(1056F11175)

1:20 p.m.
Assessment of Mathematical Reasoning Courses for Business Students and Liberal Arts Students.
Vesna Kilibarda*, Indiana University Northwest
(1056F1557)

1:40 p.m.
Assessing Critical Thinking Throughout the Mathematics Curriculum.
Miriam HarrisBotzum*, Lehigh Carbon Community College
(1056F11308)

2:00 p.m.
Readiness Assessment and Course Placement through Introductory Calculus.
Alison Ahlgren*, University of Illinois
Marc Harper, UCLA
(1056F11349)

2:20 p.m.
Assessment: If It Ain't Useful, Don't Do It.
J. Winston Crawley*, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
(1056F11033)

2:40 p.m.
Using a knowledge survey for course and program level assessment in mathematics.
Jacqueline M Dewar*, Loyola Marymount University
(1056F1443)

3:00 p.m.
An Assessment Loop (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and love the Rubric).
Jenn D Berg*, Fitchburg State College
(1056F1900)

3:20 p.m.
The Impact of Pair Quizzes on Mathematics Achievement and Mathematics Attitude.
Harrison W. Straley*, Wheaton College
Lauren Dupee, Wheaton College
(1056F1637)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Wavelets in Undergraduate Education
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Caroline Haddad, SUNY Geneseo haddad@geneseo.edu
Catherine Beneteau, University of South Florida
David Ruch, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Patrick Van Fleet, University of St. Thomas

1:00 p.m.
Teaching a Wavelets Course at a Liberal Arts College.
Beth M. Campbell Hetrick*, Gettysburg College
(1056S11998)

1:20 p.m.
Teaching a Wavelets course in May term.
Janine Wittwer*, Westminster College, UT
(1056S1231)

1:40 p.m.
Portable Haar Wavelet Projects with MATLAB.
Phil Gustafson*, Mesa State College
(1056S11334)

2:00 p.m.
A WaveletBased Unsupervised Learning Algorithm to Cluster Diabetics Based on Continuous Glucose Monitoring Data.
Edward Aboufadel*, Grand Valley State University
Robert Castellano, Stony Brook University
Derek Olson, Drake University
(1056S1528)

2:20 p.m.
Authentication Using Wavelets, part I.
Jill E. Guerra*, University of Arkansas  Fort Smith
John C. Merkel, III, Morehouse College
Eric A. Bickerton, University of Arkansas  Fort Smith
Warren Chancellor, Morehouse College
(1056S11263)

2:40 p.m.
Authentication Using Wavelets, part II.
John C. Merkel, III*, Morehouse College
Jill E. Guerra, University of Arkansas  Fort Smith
Warren Chancellor, Morehouse College
Eric A. Bickerton, University of Arkansas  Fort Smith
(1056S11270)

3:00 p.m.
A Module for the Construction of Scaling Functions using the Cascade Algorithm.
John A Rock*, California State University, Stanislaus
David Ruch, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Kenneth Hoover, California State University, Stanislaus
Helmut Knaust, University of Texas, El Paso
Roger Zarnowski, Angelo State University
(1056S11479)

3:20 p.m.
Fourier Series and the Discrete Wavelet Transformation.
Patrick J Van Fleet*, University of St. Thomas
(1056S11535)

3:40 p.m.
Wavelet Packets and Image Compression.
Cristen M Bonz, University of St Thomas
Elizabeth A Motz*, University of St Thomas
(1056S11691)

4:00 p.m.
A Sufficient Condition for the Optimality of Huffman Encoding.
William David Hall*, California State University, Stanislaus
Jonathan Brown, California State Univeristy, Stanislaus
(1056S11784)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:06 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Mathematics and a Smart Planet
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Brenda Dietrich, IBM T. J. Watson Research dietric@us.ibm.com
Chairs:
Lior Horesh, IBM TJ Watson Research Center

1:00 p.m.
Managing the Earth: Modeling Data into Decisions under Geological and Engineering Uncertainty.
Jef Caers*, Stanford University
(105660804)

1:39 p.m.
Design in inverse problems.
Eldad Haber*, UBC
Lior Horesh, IBM
Luis Tenorio, Colorado School of Mines
(1056492102)

2:18 p.m.
Inversion  Taking one step backwards.
Lior Horesh*, IBM TJ Watson Research Center
Eldad Haber, University of British Colombia
Luis Tenorio, Colorado School of Mines
(1056492148)

2:57 p.m.
On the probabilistic validation of models for interacting agents.
Roger Ghanem*, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California
Sonjoy Das, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California

3:36 p.m.
Global optimization with response surfaces for computationally expensive functions with environmental applications.
Rommel Regis, St. Joseph's University
Christine Shoemaker*, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University
Yilun Wang, St. Cornell University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Joint Committee on Women in the Mathematical Sciences Panel Discussion
Hard problems, approximate solutions: Finding balance between math and family demands.
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Kathleen M. O'Hara, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Panelists:
Mary Ann Mason, University of California, Berkeley
Marc Goulden, University of California, Berkeley
Carol Hollenshead, University of Michigan
Maura B. Mast, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Judy L. Walker, University of Nebraska

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on Graduate StudentsYMN Panel Discussion
Finding a research topic and thesis advisor.
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David C. Manderscheid, University of NebraskaLincoln
Aaron Luttman, Clarkson University
Panelists:
Raegan J. Higggins, Texas Tech University
Franziska Hinckelmann, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Steven G. Krantz, Washington University
Jennifer McNulty, University of Montana

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Panel Discussion
Statistics $\not=$ mathematics: What a first (or second) time teacher of statistics should know.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michael A. Posner, Villanova University
Panelists:
Robin Lock, St. Lawrence University
Elaine Newman, Sonoma State University
Leigh Lunsford, Longwood University
Ken Torre, CotatiRohnert Park Unified School District

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers, Part I
Fostering, supporting, and propagating Math Circles (Part II is Saturday at 1:00 p.m.).
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
James S. Tanton, St. Mark's Institute of Mathematics
Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Summer Program for Women in Mathematics (SPWM) Reunion
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic of Function Fields, II
Room 3009, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Allison Pacelli, Williams College apacelli@williams.edu
Michael Rosen, Brown University

1:30 p.m.
A GrossZagier formula for quaternion algebras over totally real fields.
Kristin E. Lauter*, Microsoft Research
Eyal Z. Goren, McGill University
(1056111669)

2:00 p.m.
An $N$point version of the MasonStothers $abc$ Theorem.
Robert L. Benedetto*, Amherst College
(105611659)

2:30 p.m.
The Reflection Theorem for class groups of global function fields and its applications.
Yoonjin Lee*, Ewha Womans University
(105611377)

3:00 p.m.
Prime polynomials.
Paul Pollack*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1056111082)

3:30 p.m.
Function Fields with Class Number Indivisible by a Prime $\ell$.
Michael W Daub*, University of California, Berkeley
Allison Pacelli, Williams College
Michael Rosen, Brown University
Jaclyn Lang, Bryn Mawr College
Mona Merling, Bard College
Natee Pitiwan, Williams College
(1056111110)

4:00 p.m.
Class numbers of function fields.
Jing Long Hoelscher*, University of Arizona
(105611994)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Room 3001, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Jon W. Scott, Montgomery Community College jon.scott@montgomerycollege.edu

2:00 p.m.
Lurch: Software for Teaching Mathematical Proof.
Nathan Carter*, Bentley University
Kenneth G. Monks, University of Scranton

2:00 p.m.
DIYModeling  Do It Yourself Modeling and Simulation for STEM Learning.
Frank Wattenberg*, U. S. Military Academy
William C Bauldry, Appalachian State University
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University
Keith Erickson, Georgia Gwinnett College
Marion Smith, Texas Southern University

2:00 p.m.
MAA's Online Calculus Text.
Lawrence Moore*, Duke University
David Smith, Duke University

2:00 p.m.
MAA's Mathematical Sciences Digital Library (MathDL).
Lawrence Moore*, Duke University
Tom Leathrum, Jacksonville State University

2:00 p.m.
Maplets for Calculus.
Philip B. Yasskin, Texas A&M University
Douglas B. Meade*, University of South Carolina

2:00 p.m.
The design of a research based curriculum for real analysis.
Kyeong Hah Roh*, Arizona State University

2:00 p.m.
ResearchBased Video for Teaching Undergraduate Proof.
James Sandefur*, Georgetown University
Connie Campbell, Millsaps College
Kay Somers, Moravian College
Geoffrey Birky, Georgetown University

2:00 p.m.
WeBWork, a Webbased Interactive Homework System.
Arnold Pizer*, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester
Michael Gage, University of Rochester

2:00 p.m.
Change Agents for Teaching and Learning Statistics (CATALST).
Joan Garfield*, University of Minnesota
Bob delMas, University of Minnesota
Andy Zieffler, University of Minnesota
Allan Rossman, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Beth Chance, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
George Cobb, Mount Holyoke College
John Holcomb, Cleveland State University

2:00 p.m.
Multidisciplinary Sustainability Modules: Integrating STEM Courses.
Thomas J. Pfaff*, Ithaca College
Ali S. Erkan, Ithaca College
Jason G. Hamilton, Ithaca College
Michael Rogers, Ithaca College

2:00 p.m.
CCLI2: Colorado Momentum.
Mary Nelson*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Harvey Segur, University of Colorado, Boulder
Anne Dougherty, University of Colorado, Boulder
James Curry, University of Colorado, Boulder

2:00 p.m.
Investigating the Mathematical Biology of Metabolic Scaling using Manduca InSTaRs (Interdisciplinary Science Training and Research).
Jennifer Garbett, Kenyon College
Judy Holdener*, Kenyon College
Chris Gillen, Kenyon College
Brad Hartlaub, Kenyon College
Harry Itagaki, Kenyon College
Drew Kerkhoff, Kenyon College

2:00 p.m.
STEM Real World Application Modules.
Darren Narayan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
William Basener, Rochester Institute of Technology
Matthew Coppenbarger, Rochester Institute of Technology
Paul Tymann, Rochester Institute of Technology
Moises Sudit, Rochester Institute of Technology

2:00 p.m.
Paradigms in Physics: Multiple Entry Points.
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
Corinne A Manogue, Oregon State University
Barbara Edwards, Oregon State University
David McIntyre, Oregon State University
Emily van Zee, Oregon State University

2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Reasoning in the Contemporary World (QRCW).
Bernard L. Madison, University of Arkansas
Stuart Boersma, Central Washington University
Caren L. Diefenderfer*, Hollins University
Shannon W. Dingman, University of Arkansas

2:00 p.m.
College Ready in Mathematics and Physics Partnership.
Gay Stewart, University of Arkansas
Bernard L. Madison*, University of Arkansas
Shannon W. Dingman, University of Arkansas
Pete Joenks, Springdale High School
John Jones, University of Arkansas, Fort Smith

2:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Biology and Mathematics Training Program at NJIT: The effect of neuronal morphology on passive properties of neurons.
Farzan Nadim*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Krutanjali Shah, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Yamin Noor, New Jersey Institute of Technology
A. Farzad Sheibanie, New Jersey Institute of Technology

2:00 p.m.
Authentic Discovery Projects for Introductory Statistics.
Robb Sinn*, North Georgia College
Dianna Spence, North Georgia College
Brad Bailey, North Georgia College

2:00 p.m.
Empowering Student Learning in Mathematical Analysis.
Barbara Shipman*, The University of Texas at Arlington
James Epperson, The University of Texas at Arlington

2:00 p.m.
Modern Biology, Modern Mathematics, and Modern Solutions: Moving Biomathematics Education Beyond Calculus.
Raina Robeva*, Sweet Briar College
Robin Davies, Sweet Briar College
Terrell Hodge, Western Michigan University
Alexander Enyedi, Western Michigan University

2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Literacy Across the Curriculum in a Liberal Arts Setting.
Semra KilicBahi*, ColbySawyer College
Ben Steele, ColbySawyer College
Peter White, ColbySawyer College

2:00 p.m.
HBCU Retreat and FollowOn Program.
Don Small*, United States Military Academy
Laurette Foster, Prairie View A&M University

2:00 p.m.
Explorations in Complex Variables with Accompanying Applets: Undergraduate Research.
Michael Dorff*, Brigham Young University
Jim Rolf, U.S. Air Force Academy
Rich Stankewitz, Ball State University
Mike Brilleslyper, U.S. Air Force Academy
Beth Schaubroeck, U.S. Air Force Academy
Jane McDougall, Colorado College
Ken Stephenson, University of Tennessee

2:00 p.m.
Mathematical Biology Projects at UNCG.
Jan Rychtar*, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Maya Chhetri, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Mary Crowe, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
David Remington, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Olav Rueppell, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

2:00 p.m.
Development and Dissemination of Computational Science Educational Materials and Curricula at the Undergraduate Level.
Paula Federico*, Capital University
Terry Lahm, Capital University
Andrea Karkowski, Capital University
Sheryl Hemkin, Kenyon College
Gerald Mueller, Columbus State Community College
Ignatios Vakalis, California State Polytechnic Institute

2:00 p.m.
Learning Discrete Mathematics and Computer Science via Primary Historical Sourecs.
Jerry Lodder*, New Mexico State University
David Pengelley, New Mexico State University
Guram Bezhanishvili, New Mexico State University

2:00 p.m.
MBUR (Mathematical Biology & Undergraduate Research): Modeling Growth and Biochemical Pathways in Selenite Resistant Bacteria.
George Yates*, Youngstown State University
Jon Caguiat, Youngstown State University
Carl Sims, Youngstown State University
Jozsi Jalics, Youngstown State University
Mark Womble, Youngstown State University

2:00 p.m.
SyBRU: Synthetic Biology Research for Undergraduates.
Laurie J. Heyer*, Davidson College
A. Malcolm Campbell, Davidson College
Jeffrey L. Poet, Missouri Western State University
Todd T. Eckdahl, Missouri Western State University

2:00 p.m.
The Center for Women in Mathematics at Smith College.
Ruth Haas*, Smith College
James Henle, Smith College

2:00 p.m.
Studying Cell Response to Input Signals as the Basis for Interdisciplinary Training for Undergraduates in Biological and Mathematical Sciences.
Ovidiu Lipan, University of Richmond
Kathy Hoke, University of Richmond
Lester Caudill, Jr, University of Richmond
Laura RunyenJanecky, University of Richmond
Garrett Graham*, University of Richmond

2:00 p.m.
Research and Education Program in Mathematical and Biological Sciences.
Semen Koksal*, Florda Institute of Technology
Rob van Woesik, Florda Institute of Technology
Dave Carroll, Florda Institute of Technology
Richard Sinden, Florda Institute of Technology
Eugene Dshalalow, Florda Institute of Technology
Kristie Llera, Florda Institute of Technology

2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Skills in Biology through Scientific Inquiry at James Madison University.
D. Brian Walton*, James Madison University
Anthony Tongen, James Madison University
Nusrat Jahan, James Madison University
Reid Harris, James Madison University

2:00 p.m.
Research and Education in Computational Mathematics for Undergraduates in the Mathematical Sciences at NJIT.
ZoiHeleni Michalopoulou*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Roy Goodman, New Jersey Institute of Technology
David Horntrop, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Jonathan Luke, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Michael Siegel, New Jersey Institute of Technology
YuanNan Young, New Jersey Institute of Technology

2:00 p.m.
Interactive Online Modules and TakeHome Assignments for InquiryLearning to Provide FirstHand Experience in Matrix Algebra Course.
Hamide DoganDunlap*, University of Texas at El Paso
Piotr Wojciechowski, University of Texas at El Paso

2:00 p.m.
Experimental Mathematics.
Marc Chamberland*, Grinnell College

2:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Training in Bioinformatics.
MingYing Leung*, The University of Texas at El Paso
Steve Aley, The University of Texas at El Paso
Vladik Kreinovich, The University of Texas at El Paso
Elizabeth Walsh, The University of Texas at El Paso

2:00 p.m.
PREP: MAA's Professional Enhancement Program.
J. Michael Pearson, Mathematical Association of America
Nancy Baxter Hastings, Dickinson College
Nathaniel Dean, Texas State University, San Marcos
Virginia Buchanan, Hiram College
Jon Scott*, Montgomery College

Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Laplacians on vector bundles on graphs.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Richard W. Kenyon*, Brown University
(10566014)

Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:30 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAAProject NExT Panel Discussion
Mathematics and social justice.
Room 3024, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Lily S. Khadjavi, Loyola Marymount University
David T. Kung, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Panelists:
Shandy Hauk, University of Northern Colorado
Eric Hsu, San Francisco State University
Lisa Marano, West Chester University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:35 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA CRAFTY Panel Discussion
More voices from the partner disciplines: The second round of curriculum foundations workshops.
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Sheldon P. Gordon, Farmingdale State College
Panelists:
Andrew G. Bennett, Kansas State University
Susan L. Ganter, Clemson University
Sheldon P. Gordon,
William E. Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University
William Marion, Valparaiso University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:35 p.m.3:50 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education and SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education Panel Discussion
Excuse me; where is the department of statistics education?
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michael A. Posner, Villanova University
Panelists:
Dennis Pearl, Ohio State University
Mike Shaugnessy, Portland State University
Bob DelMas, University of Minnesota
Andrew Zieffler, University of Minnesota

Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:45 p.m.4:15 p.m.
AMS Committee on the Profession Panel Discussion
What I wish I had known when applying for a job.
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Moderators:
Christopher K. McCord, Northern Illinois University
Panelists:
Elizabeth T. Beazley, University of Michigan and Williams College
Julie Bergner, University of California, Riverside
Karl Kempf, Intel and Arizona State University
Bryna Kra, Northwestern University
Ken Ono, University of WisconsinMadison
Tony DeRose, Pixar Animation Studios

Thursday January 14, 2010, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Retiring Presidential Address
Reflections and prospectives.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
James G. Glimm*, Stony Brook University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 4:25 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Joint Prize Session
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Guest Lecture
Speaker and title to be announced.
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Joint Prize Session Reception
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.
SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government Guest Lecture
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:45 p.m.7:15 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Business Meeting and Reception
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:45 p.m.6:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the Web Reception and Business Meeting
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Presenters:
Bruce W. Yoshiwara, Pierce College

Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:45 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA TwoYear College Reception
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco

Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation for Students
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Reunion of College Algebra Workshops Participants
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
William E. Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education Business Meeting
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Business Meeting
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the Web Presentation and Discussion
Life after Wolfram Alpha.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Presenters:
Bruce W. Yoshiwara, Pierce College

Thursday January 14, 2010, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics and the Arts Special Presentation
Open mike mathematical poetry reading.
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Douglas Norton, Villanova University

Thursday January 14, 2010, 7:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government Reception
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone

Thursday January 14, 2010, 7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Young Mathematicians' Network Open Forum
Sierra C, Marriott San Francisco
MAA Sectional Meetings
MAA National Meetings
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