Joint Mathematics Meetings AMS Special Session
Current as of Saturday, January 17, 2015 03:30:12
Joint Mathematics Meetings
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
January 1013, 2015 (Saturday  Tuesday)
Meeting #1106
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Gerard A. Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Poland: Interbellum, World War II, and Immediate PostWar Developments

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Poland: Interbellum, World War II, and Immediate PostWar Developments, I
Room 005, Convention Center
Organizers:
Mohammad Javaheri, Siena College
Emelie A. Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Polish Cipher Bureau's Attack on the German Enigma Cipher Machine.
Chris Christensen*, Northern Kentucky University
(11060189) 
8:30 a.m.
PhD recipients and distinguished graduates in mathematics at the Jagiellonian University (Kraków) in the years 19181939.
Stanisław Domoradzki, University of Rzeszów, Poland
Małgorzata StawiskaFriedland*, Mathematical Reviews
(110601478) 
9:00 a.m.
Fifty Years LaterReflections from the Classroom of the First Year Study of Mathematics at Warsaw University.
Bozenna PasikDuncan*, University of Kansas
(1106012817) 
9:30 a.m.
The Legacy of Jerzy Neyman.
Dominique Duncan*, University of California, Davis
(1106012850) 
10:00 a.m.
Alfred Rosenblatt (18801947). A first Polish algebraic geometer.
Danuta Ciesielska*, Institute of Mathematics, Pedagogical University of Cracow
(1106012627)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Poland: Interbellum, World War II, and Immediate PostWar Developments, II
Room 005, Convention Center
Organizers:
Mohammad Javaheri, Siena College
Emelie A. Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu

1:00 p.m.
Polish Mathematical School and the Foundations of Mathematics.
Jan Woleński*, University of Management, Information and Technology, Rzeszow, Poland
(1106011180) 
2:00 p.m.
Mathematicians and the 1920 PolishSoviet War.
James T Smith*, San Francisco State University
(110601928) 
2:30 p.m.
The Life and Logic of Stanisław Leśniewski.
V. Frederick Rickey*, West Point
(1106011432) 
3:00 p.m.
Journeys of a Mathematician  Mieczyslaw Altman's life story during and after World War II  and his quest to discover the methods that will find the optimal solution.
Tom Altman*, University of Colorado Denver, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering
(1106011012) 
3:30 p.m.
Logic, Language and the Polish School.
Michael B Kac*, Department of Philosophy and Program in Linguistics, University of Minnesota
(1106011760) 
4:00 p.m.
Recollections of a mathematician's daughter: a history of 20th century Polish intelligentsia in a nutshell.
Zofia GolabMeyer*, Institute of Physics, Jagiellonian University
(1106012689)

1:00 p.m.