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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
Wednesday January 13, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9:15 a.m.
Break

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9:15 a.m.
Break

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8:45 a.m.
Break.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9:15 a.m.
Break

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9:20 a.m.
Break.

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

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

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

10:50 a.m.
Final discussion.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3:30 p.m.
Break.

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

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

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

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

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

5:00 p.m.
Break.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3:30 p.m.
Break

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

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

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

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

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

5:00 p.m.
Break

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3:30 p.m.
Break

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

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

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

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

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

5:00 p.m.
Break

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3:30 p.m.
Break

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

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

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

4:30 p.m.
Break

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3:15 p.m.
Break.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Quantum channels and their capacities.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Peter W. Shor*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(10568112)
MAA Sectional Meetings
MAA National Meetings
Inquiries: meet@ams.org