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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Atlanta, GA, January 5-8, 2005
Meeting #1003
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner , AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
James J Tattersall , MAA tat@providence.edu
Friday January 7, 2005
Friday January 7, 2005, 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Joint PME and MAA Student Chapter Advisors' Breakfast
Friday January 7, 2005, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Joint Meetings Registration
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. AMS-MAA-SIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, I
Organizers: Darren A. Narayan , Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamara A. Burton , Rochester Institute of Technology tabsma@rit.edu
Michael J. Fisher , California State University, Fresno mfisher@csufresno.edu
Carl V. Lutzer , Rochester Institute of Technology cvlsma@rit.edu
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Nonsmooth Analysis in Variational and Imaging Problems, I
Organizers: M. Zuhair Nashed , University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu
Otmar Scherzer , University of Innsbruck
8:00 a.m.
Algorithms for Finding Global Minimizers of Image Segmentation and Denoising Models.
Selim Esedoglu* , Mathematics Department, University of California Los Angeles
Tony F Chan , Mathematics Department, University of California Los Angeles
Mila Nikolova , Centre de Mathematiques et de Leurs Applications, ENS de Cachan
(1003-49-1336)
8:30 a.m.
A picture is worth a thousand words, but that depends...
Jackie Shen* , University of Minnesota
(1003-68-1283)
9:00 a.m.
Image reconstruction for the circle and line trajectory.
Alexander Katsevich* , University of Central Florida
(1003-44-1450)
9:30 a.m.
Variational Methods in the Study of Imaging, Foams, Quantum Dots ... and More.
Irene M Fonseca* , Carnegie Mellon University
(1003-49-1674)
10:00 a.m.
An Iterated Regularization Method for Total Variation Based Image Restoration.
Stanley Osher* , UCLA
Martin Burger , Industrial Mathematics Institute, Johannes Kepler Universitat
Donald Goldfarb , IEOR Department, Columbia University
Jinjun Xu , UCLA
Wotao Yin , IEOR Department, Columbia University
(1003-49-153)
10:30 a.m.
Maximum Entropy Methods and (Non-)Convex Optimization.
Jonathan M Borwein* , Dalhousie Faculty of Computer Science
(1003-49-627)
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Ecology, I
Organizers: Semen Koksal , Florida Institute of Technology skoksal@fit.edu
Sebastian Schreiber , The College of William and Mary sjschr@wm.edu
Robert van Woesik , Florida Institute of Technology
8:00 a.m.
Competition Models for Juvenile/Adult Structured Species.
J. M. Cushing* , University of Arizona
Sheree LeVarge , University of Arizona
(1003-92-1157)
8:30 a.m.
Spatial coexistence mechanisms: a comparative analysis.
Priyanga Amarasekare* , University of Chicago
(1003-92-1412)
9:00 a.m.
Discrete-state biological dynamics: Stochastic models and deterministic skeletons.
Aaron A. King* , Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee
(1003-92-1395)
9:30 a.m.
Collective Actions and the Evolutionary Origin of Cooperators and Defectors.
Timothy P Killingback* , The College of William and Mary
(1003-92-1574)
10:00 a.m.
Modeling the Diurnal Distribution and Behavior of Marine Birds and Mammals.
Shandelle M. Henson* , Andrews University
James L. Hayward , Andrews University
Smruti P. Damania , Andrews University
(1003-92-1121)
10:30 a.m.
To persist or not to persist?
Josef Hofbauer , University College London
Sebastian J. Schreiber* , The College of William and Mary
(1003-92-1638)
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Reaction Diffusion Equations and Applications, I
Organizers: Xu-Yan Chen , Georgia Institute of Technology
Yuanwei Qi , University of Central Florida yqi@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu
Junping Shi , The College of William and Mary shij@math.wm.edu
Ratnasingham Shivaji , Mississippi State University
8:00 a.m.
Nonlinear Spectral Problems for Elliptic and Parabolic Equations near the First Eigenvalue.
Peter Takac* , University of Rostock
(1003-35-1438)
8:30 a.m.
On the shape of least-energy solutions for a class of singularly perturbed quasilinear elliptic Neumann problems.
Yi Li* , University of Iowa
Chunshan Zhao , University of Iowa
(1003-35-1464)
9:00 a.m.
Estimating the effectiveness of anisotropic insulators.
Steven Rosencrans , Tulane University
Xuefeng Wang* , Tulane University
(1003-35-853)
9:30 a.m.
Uniqueness of Positive Solutions for a Class of Semipositone Elliptic Systems.
Hai Dang , Mississippi State University
Ratnasingham Shivaji* , Mississippi State University
(1003-35-1265)
10:00 a.m.
A variational characterization of the Fucik spectrum.
Alfonso Castro* , Harvey Mudd College
Chen Chang , University of Texas at San Antonio
(1003-35-1102)
10:30 a.m.
A Uniqueness Theorem for Nonlinear Reaction Diffusion Equations.
Xu-Yan Chen* , Georgia Institute of Technology
(1003-35-1637)
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Integrable Systems and Special Functions, I
Organizers: Andras Balogh , University of Texas-Pan American
Mourad E. H. Ismail , University of Central Florida
Wen-Xiu Ma , University of South Florida mawx@math.usf.edu
Zhijun Qiao , Los Alamos National Laboratory qiao@utpa.edu
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, I
Organizers: Matthew H. Baker , University of Georgia mbaker@math.uga.edu
Dino J. Lorenzini , University of Georgia lorenzini@math.uga.edu
8:00 a.m.
Some Local-Global Properties of Torsion Points on Abelian Varieties.
John T. Cullinan* , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
(1003-11-669)
8:30 a.m.
Iwasawa theory over Kummer extensions.
Romyar T. Sharifi* , McMaster University
(1003-11-444)
9:00 a.m.
Towards Uniform Boundedness for Quadratic Polynomial Dynamics.
Robert L. Benedetto* , Amherst College
(1003-11-183)
9:30 a.m.
p-Adic rigidity of arithmetic cohomology and associated Galois representations.
Glenn Stevens* , Boston University
Avner Ash , Boston College
David Pollack , Wesleyan University
(1003-11-1044)
10:00 a.m.
Kida's formula and congruences.
Robert Pollack , Boston University
Thomas Weston* , University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(1003-11-547)
10:30 a.m.
The failure of mod-$p$ multiplicity one.
Mark Dickinson* , University of Pittsburgh
(1003-11-878)
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Algorithmic Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, I
Organizers: Saugata Basu , Georgia Institute of Technology
Victoria A. Powers , Emory University vicki@mathcs.emory.edu
Mika K. Sep\"al\"a , Florida State University mika.seppala@fsu.edu
Tanush T. Shaska , University of Idaho tshaska@uidaho.edu
Emil J. Volcheck , National Security Agency volcheck@acm.org
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Modular Representation Theory of Finite and Algebraic Groups, I
Organizers: David J. Hemmer , University of Toledo david.hemmer@utoledo.edu
Cornelius Pillen , University of South Alabama pillen@jaguar1.usouthal.edu
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Session on Combinatorics, II
8:00 a.m.
$K_{1,3}$-subdivision Tolerance Representations of Cycles.
Mary Ann Barbato* , Fitchburg State College
(1003-05-991)
8:15 a.m.
Combinatorial Deformations of the Full Transformation Semigroup.
John T Hall* , University of Minnesota
(1003-05-1063)
8:30 a.m.
Algorithms generating restricted permutations.
Rebecca N. Smith* , University of Florida
(1003-05-1115)
8:45 a.m.
Forbidden Subgraphs and Generalized Pancyclic Properties in Graphs.
Charles Brian Crane* , Emory University
(1003-05-1161)
9:00 a.m.
On correlation properties of random graph homomorphisms.
Nicholas B. Weininger* , Rutgers University
(1003-05-117)
9:15 a.m.
Break
9:30 a.m.
Chromatic capacity and graph operations.
Jack W Huizenga* , University of Chicago
(1003-05-1255)
9:45 a.m.
Inversions within restricted fillings of Young Tableaux.
Sarah E Iveson* , University of Michigan
(1003-05-1259)
10:00 a.m.
On Maximal Ultimately Economical Subgraphs.
Curtis Clark* , Morehouse College
(1003-05-1261)
10:15 a.m.
Strongly (t,r)-regular graphs.
Peter D Johnson* , Auburn University
Robert E Jamison , Clemson University
Lisa Markus , De Anza College
Evan Morgan , Louisiana State University
Emine Yazici , Auburn University
(1003-05-1280)
10:30 a.m.
Counting Cycle-Free Finite Functions.
Dennis P Walsh* , Middle Tennessee State University
(1003-05-1296)
10:45 a.m.
The distinguishing number of group actions.
Melody T. Chan* , Yale University
(1003-05-1320)
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:40 a.m. AMS Session on Calculus of Variations and Operator Theory, II
8:00 a.m.
On Non-commutative Lp-spaces for real operator algebras of type III.
Alexander A. Katz , St. John's University
Sukhrat M. Usmanov* , North Dakota State University
(1003-46-1342)
8:15 a.m.
Ergodic Theorems for Skew Product for Actions of Finitely-generated Semi-groups on von Naumann Algebras.
Genady Y. Grabarnik* , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Alexander A. Katz , St. John's University
Laura Shwartz , University of South Africa
(1003-46-1348)
8:30 a.m.
Real Partially Ordered Monotone Complete *-Algebras and their Representations.
Alexander A. Katz* , St. John's University
(1003-46-1420)
8:45 a.m.
On Projective Limits of Real and Jordan Operator Algebras.
Alexander A. Katz , St. John's University
Oleg Friedman* , University of South Africa
(1003-46-1436)
9:00 a.m.
The impedance tomography problem.
Amin Boumenir* , State University of West Georgia
(1003-47-55)
9:15 a.m.
On the hyperinvariant subspace problem.
Sami M. Hamid* , Texas A\&M University
(1003-47-1328)
9:30 a.m.
Role of A-monotone mappings in nonlinear variational inclusion systems.
Ram U. Verma* , The University of Akron
(1003-49-94)
9:45 a.m.
Generalized variational principle. First Noether-type theorem.
Bogdana A Georgieva* , Pacific University
Ronald Guenther , Oregon State University
(1003-49-1069)
10:00 a.m.
Monge-Amp\`ere equations, design of reflector systems and min cost flow problems: Theory and numerics.
Tilmann Glimm* , Emory University
(1003-49-1329)
10:15 a.m.
A restricted lower semicontinuity problem with linear constraints.
Daniel Vasiliu* , Michigan State University
Baisheng Yan , Michigan State University
(1003-49-1447)
10:30 a.m.
Coupled Singular Perturbations for Phase Transitions.
Irene Fonseca , Carnegie Mellon University
Cristina Popovici* , Carnegie Mellon University
(1003-49-61)
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:35 a.m. MAA Session on Teaching Visualization Skills, I
Organizers: Mary L. Platt , Salem State College mplatt@salemstate.edu
Catherine A. Gorini , Maharishi University of Managment
Sarah J. Greenwald , Appalachian State University
8:00 a.m.
The Importance of Technology-Free Visualization Activities.
Tevian Dray* , Oregon State University
Corinne A. Manogue , Oregon State University
(1003-N1-438)
8:20 a.m.
Now See 'Ems. NO No See 'Ems.
Brian John Winkel* , U.S. Military Academy
(1003-N1-30)
8:40 a.m.
Assessment of Pedagogy and Perceived Effectiveness of Technology Use in Calculus III.
P Gavin LaRose* , The University of Michigan
Zolt Lavicza , The University of Michigan
(1003-N1-753)
9:00 a.m.
Visual and Kinesthetic Reasoning in Mathematics: Current Research.
Walter J. Whiteley* , York University
(1003-N1-270)
9:20 a.m.
Spatial Visualization: Is There a Gender Difference?
Therese L. Bennett* , Southern Connecticut State University
(1003-N1-676)
9:40 a.m.
Visualization Activities in College Geometry.
William E. Fenton* , Bellarmine University
Barbara E. Reynolds , Cardinal Stritch University
(1003-N1-334)
10:00 a.m.
Visualizing Linear Algebra with \textit{Geometer's Sketchpad}: Linear Transformations, Determinants, Eigenvectors, and Eigenvalues.
Catherine A. Gorini* , Maharishi University of Management
(1003-N1-279)
10:20 a.m.
Visualizations in the Complex Plane with Sketchpad.
Nicholas R Jackiw* , KCP Technologies
(1003-N1-663)
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m. MAA Session on Teaching and Assessing Problem Solving
Organizers: Alex J. Heidenberg , US Military Academy alex.heidenberg@usma.edu
Michael Huber , US Military Academy
8:00 a.m.
Strategies for Designing Critical Thinking Lessons.
Juli D'Ann Ratheal* , West Texas A & M University
(1003-O1-01)
8:20 a.m.
Measuring the Process of Thinking in Problem Solving: The Use of MARC (Mathematical Reasoning and Communication) Scale.
Kyoko Suzuki* , The College of Engineering, Nihon University, Japan
(1003-O1-1104)
8:40 a.m.
Designing a Telescope Mirror.
Richard J. Marchand* , Slippery Rock University
Robert Rogers , State University of New York at Fredonia
Andrew Parker , University of New Hampshire
(1003-O1-564)
9:00 a.m.
Assessing the Effectiveness of a Problem-Solving Math Curriculum.
Howard D. McInvale* , U.S. Military Academy
(1003-O1-497)
9:20 a.m.
Beginning with a 21st Century View: Mathematical Modeling and Problem Solving with Interdisciplinary Applications in College Algebra.
William P Fox* , Francis Marion University
Richard D West , Francis Marion University
(1003-O1-249)
9:40 a.m.
Introducing Students to Problem Solving.
Rachelle DeCoste , United States Military Academy
Amy H. Lin* , United States Military Academy
(1003-O1-689)
10:00 a.m.
Teaching and Assessing Problem Solving in the Technology Age: A sharing of successes and failures.
Alex J. Heidenberg* , United States Military Academy
Michael Huber , United States Military Academy
(1003-O1-1008)
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA General Contributed Paper Session, IV
Organizers: Daniel E. Otero , Xavier University otero@xavier.xu.edu
Michael A. Jones , Montclair State University
Thomas A. Hern , Bowling Green State University
Janice B. Walker , Xavier University
8:00 a.m.
The National Curve Bank Project: A MATH Archive.
Shirley B. Gray* , California State University, Los Angeles
Bill Austin , University of Tennessee at Martin
Phillip E. Johnson , Appalachian State University
(1003-X1-157)
8:30 a.m.
Egyptian Unit Fractions.
Barbara A Jur* , Macomb Community College
(1003-X1-368)
8:45 a.m.
Ptolemy's Construction of the Table of Chords and Its Uses in the Classroom.
Semra Kilic-Bahi* , Colby-Sawyer College
(1003-X1-620)
9:00 a.m.
Ancient Chinese Approach to Proof in Mathematics.
Jean W Richard* , Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
Nkechi M Agwu , Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
(1003-X1-346)
9:15 a.m.
Discussion.
9:30 a.m.
Buzanjani: An Intriguing Person!
Mohammad Moazzam* , Salisbury University
(1003-X1-365)
9:45 a.m.
Newton's proof that $a = v^2/r$.
Stacy G. Langton* , University of San Diego
(1003-X1-288)
10:00 a.m.
Believe It or Not: Some Mathematical Lies of Ripley.
Vince Schielack* , Texas A&M University
(1003-X1-461)
10:15 a.m.
What language of mathematical objects is most suitable for the discussion of limits: real numbers, infinitesimals, or something else?
Frank Swenton* , Middlebury College / Princeton University
(1003-X1-1435)
10:30 a.m.
Native American-based Materials for Undergraduate Mathematics Courses.
Charles Peter Funkhouser* , California State University Fullerton
A. Duane Porter , University of Wyoming
(1003-X1-209)
10:45 a.m.
Classification of Patterns in Botswana Baskets.
Douglas E. Norton* , Villanova University
(1003-X1-1251)
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. PME Council
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:10 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Dynamics of Mapping Class Groups on Moduli Spaces, I
Organizers: Richard J. Brown , American University brown@american.edu
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:15 a.m.-10:25 a.m. AMS Session on Statistics, Numerical Analysis, I
8:15 a.m.
Numerical effects in the modeling and simulation of chemotaxis in biological reaction-diffusion systems.
A. L. Pardhanani* , Institute for Computational Engr. & Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
D. Pinto , Institute for Computational Engr. & Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
A. J. Staelens , Institute for Computational Engr. & Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
G. F. Carey , Institute for Computational Engr. & Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
(1003-65-138)
8:30 a.m.
Operator Splitting Methods for Convection Dominated Reaction-Diffusion Equations.
Jiangguo Liu* , Texas A&M University
Juergen Geiser , Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics
Richard E. Ewing , Texas A&M University
(1003-65-107)
8:45 a.m.
On the Rate of Convergence of Finite-difference Approximations for Bellman Equations with Constant Coefficients.
Hongjie Dong* , University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Nicolai V. Krylov , University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
(1003-65-631)
9:00 a.m.
Numerical Approximations of Stochastic Differential Equation and its Application to Mathematical Neurosciences.
M. Mahbubur Rahman* , Arizona State University
(1003-65-748)
9:15 a.m.
A high-frequency integral equation method for electromagnetic and acoustic sctattering : rate of convergence of multiple-scattering iterations.
Fatih Ecevit* , University of Minnesota
Fernando Reitich , University of Minnesota
(1003-65-999)
9:30 a.m.
An Optimal Explicit Method for Solving Reaction-Diffusion-Chemotaxis Systems.
ChiChia Chiu , Michigan State University
Jui-Ling Yu* , Michigan State University
(1003-65-1262)
9:45 a.m.
Discussion.
10:00 a.m.
Level Set method for a Surfactant Problem.
Jian-Jun Xu* , Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Simon Fraser University
Zhilin Li , North Carolina State University
John Lowengrub , University of California at Irvine
Hongkai Zhao , Univeristy of California at Irvine
(1003-65-1485)
10:15 a.m.
Improving Regression Function Estimators.
Ali Khoujmane* , Texas Tech University
(1003-62-1687)
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:15 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Environmental Mathematics and the Interdisciplinary
Organizers: Karen D. Bolinger , Clarion University kbolinge@mail.clarion.edu
Ben A. Fusaro , Florida State University
William D. Stone , New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
8:15 a.m.
A Modified Discrete SIR Model.
Jennifer M. Switkes* , California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1003-M1-207)
8:30 a.m.
Raccoons Gone Mad! -- Modeling an Epidemic of Raccoon Rabies.
Andrew E. Long* , Northern Kentucky University
(1003-M1-635)
8:45 a.m.
Stochastic Models of Species in a Connected Three Patch System.
Boris Efroimskiy* , Boston University
Jennifer Hanley , Bates College
(1003-M1-359)
9:00 a.m.
Problem-based Inquiry Seminar in Environmental Mathematics.
Linda L Eroh* , University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Maureen Muldoon , University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(1003-M1-626)
9:15 a.m.
FAU's "Parknership" with the Florida Park Service.
Stephanie Fitchett* , Florida Atlantic University
Jon Moore , Florida Atlantic University
Hank Smith , Florida Park Service and Florida Atlantic University
(1003-M1-621)
9:30 a.m.
Connecting Current Environmental Science Research to Grade 7 - 14 Mathematics Classrooms.
Jane F. Schielack* , Texas A&M University
(1003-M1-455)
9:45 a.m.
Break
10:00 a.m.
Environmental Mathematics Topics for Liberal Arts Majors.
Rene A. Salinas* , Appalachian State University
(1003-M1-688)
10:15 a.m.
Community-based Projects for Environmental Mathematics.
Catherine A Roberts* , College of the Holy Cross
(1003-M1-51)
10:30 a.m.
Use of Principal Component Analysis in Fingerprinting Ambient Air---Research with Undergraduate Students.
Umesh P Nagarkatte* , Medgar Evers College (CUNY), Brooklyn, NY
Wilbert Hope , Medgar Evers College (CUNY)
(1003-M1-1377)
10:45 a.m.
Limits to Growth as a Venue for Learning Modeling.
Frank Wattenberg* , United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
(1003-M1-1220)
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:15 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Employment Center
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Inverse Spectral Geometry, I
Organizers: Carolyn S. Gordon , Dartmouth University
Ruth Gornet , University of Kentucky
Peter A. Perry , University of Kentucky perry@ms.uky.edu
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:30 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Using Real-World Data to Illustrate Statistical Concepts, II
Organizers: Thomas L. Moore , Grinnell College mooret@grinnell.edu
John D. McKenzie, Jr. , Babson College
8:30 a.m.
Data Mining in the Undergraduate Curriculum.
Tasha R. Inniss* , Spelman College
(1003-L1-1647)
8:45 a.m.
Used Car Regressions.
Robin H Lock* , St. Lawrence University
(1003-L1-1449)
9:00 a.m.
Two Student Projects which Promote the Exploration of Experimental Design and Inference.
Daniel J. O'Loughlin* , College of St. Catherine
(1003-L1-216)
9:15 a.m.
Pizza and the Facts About Linear Regression.
Murray H. Siegel* , Governor's School for Science & Mathematics
(1003-L1-88)
9:30 a.m.
A.A. Michelson's Measurement of the Speed of Light 1879.
Gary O. Fowler* , U.S. Naval Academy
(1003-L1-1433)
9:45 a.m.
An Integrated Approach to Teaching with Real Data.
Sarah Knapp Abramowitz* , Drew University
Sharon Lawner Weinberg , New York University
(1003-L1-1666)
10:00 a.m.
Real Life and the Statistics in You.
Sarah L. Mabrouk* , Framingham State College
(1003-L1-1100)
10:15 a.m.
Power Outage Data for the Statistics Classroom.
Elaine Thompson Hale* , The University of Texas at Austin
(1003-L1-588)
10:30 a.m.
Using Bureau of Economic Analysis Data in the Statistics Classroom.
J Travis Hale* , Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
(1003-L1-1151)
10:45 a.m.
Introducing Hypothesis Testing Using Employment Discrimination Cases.
Suzanne E. Tourville* , Columbia College (Missouri)
(1003-L1-1563)
Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m. AMS Invited Address
Travel time tomography, boundary rigidity, and the Dirichlet-to-Neumann map.
Gunther Uhlmann* , University of Washington
(1003-35-09)
Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. AMS Special Session on Spaces of Vector-Valued Functions, I
Organizers: Terje H\~oim , Florida Atlantic University
David A. Robbins , Trinity College david.robbins@trincoll.edu
Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#12: Part B
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins , University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian , University of Minnesota, Duluth
Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#1: Part B
Visual linear algebra.
Organizers:
Eugene A. Herman , Grinnell College
Michael D. Pepe , Seattle Central Community College
Eric P. Schulz , Walla Walla Community College
Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#7: Part B
Developing your department's assessment plan.
Organizers:
William A. Marion , Valparaiso University
Bonnie Gold , Monmouth University
Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-10:40 a.m. AMS Session on Algebraic Structures
9:00 a.m.
The Fractional Weak Discrepancy of a Partially Ordered Set.
Alan Shuchat* , Wellesley College
Randy Shull , Wellesley College
Ann N. Trenk , Wellesley College
(1003-06-1628)
9:15 a.m.
Symplectic Maps and Generlaizations of the Toda Lattice.
Michelle R DeDeo* , Univ. of North Florida
Elinor Velasquez , San Francisco, CA
(1003-06-1662)
9:30 a.m.
On Stone's Representation Theorem For Boolean Algebras.
Jason D Holland* , Abilene Christian University
(1003-06-219)
9:45 a.m.
Partially ordered groups acting on oriented order trees.
Matthew E. Horak* , Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Melanie Stein , Trinity College, Hartford, CT
(1003-06-478)
10:00 a.m.
Pascal's Grey Scale.
Avery S Zoch* , Devry University
(1003-06-607)
10:15 a.m.
Breadth and the Classical Convexity Numbers for Two-path Convexity in Multipartite Tournaments.
Darren B. Parker , University of Dayton
Randy F. Westhoff* , Bemidji State University
Marty J. Wolf , Bemidji State University
(1003-06-992)
10:30 a.m.
Knot Invariants Derived from Yang-Baxter Operators Associated to Algebra Structures.
Gwenael Massuyeau , Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy
Florin Felix Nichita* , University of Wales Swansea
(1003-17-1535)
Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Blumenthal Session
Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m. MAA Committee on the Profession Panel Discussion
Long-term mathematics faculty outside of the tenure track: Possibilities, pitfalls, and practicalities.
Organizers:
David J. Lutzer , College of William and Mary
Panelists:
Susan C. Geller , Texas A\&M University
Joel K. Haack , University of Northern Iowa
David R. Morrison , Duke University
David J. Lutzer ,
Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Special Presentation
Using mathematically rich activities to develop K--12 curricula: Part I.
Organizers:
Robert P. Moses , Cambridge, MA
Robert E. Megginson , Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Ed Dubinsky , Kent State University
Presenters:
Gregory M. Budzban , Southern Illinois University
Robert P. Moses ,
David W. Henderson , Cornell University
William G. McCallum , University of Arizona
Ed Dubinsky ,
Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m. MAA Special Presentation
Using the CUPM Curriculum Guide 2004 curricula and pedagogy in the `right' direction.
Organizers:
Daniel P. Maki , Indiana University
Catherine M. Murphy , Purdue University Calumet
Presenters:
David M. Bressound , Macalester University
Amy Cohen , Rutgers University
Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m. MAA Special Presentation
Proposal writing workshop for grant applications to the NSF division of undergraduate education.
Organizers:
John R. Haddock , NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education
Elizabeth J. Teles , NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education
Lee L. Zia , NSF/Division of Undergraduate Education
Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. MAA-SUMMA Panel Discussion
MAA student research programs.
Organizers:
William Hawkins, Jr. , MAA and the University of the District of Columbia
Robert E. Megginson , MSRI and the University of Michigan
Panelists:
Nathaniel Dean , Texas Southern University
David L. Housman , Goshen College
Friday January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Committee on the Participation of Women-Women and Mathematics Network Poster Session
Special programs and strategies to reach underrepresented populations.
Organizers:
Elizabeth G. Yanik , Emporia State University
Jennifer Hontz , Meredith College
Kathleen A. Sullivan , Seattle University
Friday January 7, 2005, 9:30 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS-NSF Dramatic Presentation
``The Panel'': A one-act play based on actual events at the NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences.
Moderators:
William Rundell , National Science Foundation
Friday January 7, 2005, 9:30 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Workshop
T.A. development using case studies: A workshop for faculty (Part 1).
Organizers:
Solomon Friedberg , Boston University
Friday January 7, 2005, 10:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. Morgan Prize Session
Friday January 7, 2005, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Math on the Web, III
Friday January 7, 2005, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Exhibits and Book Sales
Friday January 7, 2005, 10:05 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Invited Address
Random Complex Geometry, or How to count universes in string theory.
Steven M. Zelditch* , Johns Hopkins University
(1003-32-04)
Friday January 7, 2005, 11:10 a.m.-12:00 p.m. AMS-MAA Invited Address
Algebraic statistics.
Bernd Sturmfels* , University of California Berkeley
(1003-62-19)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III
How polynomials vanish: Singularities, integrals, and ideals, Part III: Global applications of multiplier ideals.
Robert K. Lazarsfeld* , University of Michigan
(1003-14-07)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m. MAA Student Lecture
Victorian combinatorics.
Robin J. Wilson* , The Open University
(1003-A0-15)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS-MAA-SIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, II
Organizers: Darren A. Narayan , Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamara A. Burton , Rochester Institute of Technology tabsma@rit.edu
Michael J. Fisher , California State University, Fresno mfisher@csufresno.edu
Carl V. Lutzer , Rochester Institute of Technology cvlsma@rit.edu
1:00 p.m.
Double Bubbles in Spheres of High Dimension.
Ivan Corwin , Harvard University
Stephanie Hurder , Harvard University
Vojislav Sesum* , Williams College
Ya Xu , Williams College
(1003-53-312)
1:30 p.m.
Variable Surface Tension and Contact Angle in Microfluidics.
Theodore J Dziuba* , Rochester Institute of Technology
David S. Ross , Rochester Institute of Technology
(1003-76-1160)
2:00 p.m.
Threshold and Complexity Results for Cover Pebbling.
Nathaniel Watson* , Washington University
Cary Yerger , Harvey Mudd College
Anant Godbole , East Tennessee State University
(1003-05-1681)
2:30 p.m.
(p,k) and Optimal Pebbling Numbers of Diameter Three Graphs.
Kelly J VanOchten* , Central Michigan University
Jessica Muntz* , Central Michigan University
(1003-00-103)
3:00 p.m.
Conditions for weighted cover pebbling of graphs.
Annalies Vuong* , University of California, Santa Barbara
Ian Wyckoff , Arizona State University
(1003-05-724)
3:30 p.m.
Model Development and Analysis of the 2001 Meningococcal Meningitis Disease Epidemic of the African Meningitis Belt.
Julia Bethel* , Rochester Institute of Technology
Patricia Clark , Rochester Institute of Technology
(1003-92-985)
4:00 p.m.
Minimum Rank of Positive Semi-Definite Matrices with a Prescribed Graph.
Margaret Lay* , Grinnell College
Amanda M Pascoe , Furman University
Ben Harris , Brown University
(1003-15-69)
4:30 p.m.
Stoichiometric Tumor Model: Phosphorus Flow.
Bo Deng , University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Vladimir V Ufimtsev , University of Nebraska at Omaha
Melissa Wilson* , Creighton University
(1003-92-187)
5:00 p.m.
What's a quasi $\pi$-group?
Jesse M. Pratt* , Northern Kentucky University
(1003-20-85)
5:30 p.m.
Tornado sequences and $\Delta u = u^{-\alpha}$ for $0<\alpha$.
Peter M Luthy* , Connecticut College
Alex Meadows , Cornell University
Phillip Whitman , University of Texas, Austin
Frances Hammock , University of California, Berkeley
(1003-35-110)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Organizers: Joseph W. Dauben , Lehman College (CUNY) jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter , Westmont College
Karen H. Parshall , University of Virginia
1:00 p.m.
Hard mathematics in the medieval Islamic tradition: al-Mahani's treatise on ratio theory.
Jan P Hogendijk* , Universities of Utrecht and Leiden, Netherlands
(1003-01-920)
1:30 p.m.
The Latin tradition of Thabit ibn Qurrah's Treatise on the secant figure.
Eberhard Heinrich Knobloch* , Berlin University of Technology, Germany
(1003-01-313)
2:00 p.m.
Transmission and impact of mathematical tables.
Kim Plofker* , University of Utrecht, IIAS Leiden, Netherlands
(1003-01-1005)
2:30 p.m.
European Mathematics in the New Spain, 1521-1821: A survey conducted in the Biblioteca Cervantina (Monterrey, Mexico).
Jose A. Cervera* , Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey
(1003-01-1459)
3:00 p.m.
Mathematical Instrumentalism in Pre-Copernican Astronomy.
Craig Graham Fraser* , University of Toronto
(1003-01-701)
3:30 p.m.
Matrices without numbers.
Anthony J. Crilly* , Middlesex University, London, England.
(1003-01-900)
4:00 p.m.
The Weierstrass-Schwarz Correspondence.
Ruediger Thiele* , University of Leipzig, Germany
(1003-01-1119)
4:30 p.m.
Georg Cantor, the founder of set theory, in contact with catholic theologians of his time.
Christian Tapp* , Lehrstuhl fuer Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Munich University, Germany
(1003-01-557)
5:00 p.m.
Aspects of the Reception of Fredholm's Work on Integral Equations in France and Italy.
Thomas Archibald* , Acadia University and Dibner Institute, MIT
Rossana Tazzioli , University of Catania, Italy
(1003-01-342)
5:30 p.m.
"The dramatic episode of Sundman": the changing fortunes of a mathematical result.
June Barrow-Green* , The Open University, UK
(1003-01-213)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Ecology, II
Organizers: Semen Koksal , Florida Institute of Technology skoksal@fit.edu
Sebastian Schreiber , The College of William and Mary sjschr@wm.edu
Robert van Woesik , Florida Institute of Technology
1:00 p.m.
Appropriate Models for the Management of Infectious Diseases.
Pej Rohani* , Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia
Helen Wearing , Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia
(1003-92-1260)
1:30 p.m.
Thermal stress, coral-bleaching susceptibility, and modeling population response.
Robert van Woesik , Florida Institute of Technology
Semen Koksal* , Florida Institute of Technology
(1003-92-1640)
2:00 p.m.
Optimal Control of a Metapopulation Model for Bears.
Suzanne Lenhart* , University of Tennessee
Rene Salinas , Appalachian State University
Louis Gross , University of Tennessee
(1003-49-500)
2:30 p.m.
Mixed dispersal strategies and spatial structure.
Jeffrey D Achter* , Department of Biology, Colorado State University
Colleen T Webb , Department of Biology, Colorado State University
(1003-92-125)
3:00 p.m.
Optimal Control of an Integrodifference Model for Gypsy Moths.
Andrew J Whittle* , University of Tennessee
Suzanne Lenhart , University of Tennessee
K. A.J. White , University of Bath
(1003-92-1183)
3:30 p.m.
Coevolutionary arms races between bacteria and bacteriophage.
Joshua S Weitz* , Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
Hyman Hartman , Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Simon A Levin , Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
(1003-92-1523)
4:00 p.m.
Valuing the Agricultural Pest Control Service Provided by Brazilian Free-tailed Bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) in South Texas through mathematical models.
Paula Federico* , University of Tennessee
A. Nelly Correa-Sandoval , ITESM, Monterrey, Mexico
William E. Grant , Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Thomas G. Hallam , University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
(1003-92-1193)
4:30 p.m.
Modelling morphogenesis of a branching coral.
Jaap A. Kaandorp* , Section Computational Science, University of Amsterdam
(1003-92-1378)
5:00 p.m.
The role of interactions between nonlinearities and fluctuations in population and commmunity dynamics.
Peter Chesson* , University of California
(1003-92-1007)
5:30 p.m.
How the diversity of seed dormancy cycles contributes to the coexistence of desert winter annuals?
Andrea Mathias* , University of California, Davis
Peter Chesson , University of California, Davis
(1003-92-1661)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Reaction Diffusion Equations and Applications, II
Organizers: Xu-Yan Chen , Georgia Institute of Technology
Yuanwei Qi , University of Central Florida yqi@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu
Junping Shi , The College of William and Mary shij@math.wm.edu
Ratnasingham Shivaji , Mississippi State University
1:00 p.m.
On A Nonlocal Phase-Field System.
Peter W Bates* , Michigan State University
Jianlong Han , Michigan State University
Guangyu Zhao , Michigan State University
(1003-35-1235)
1:30 p.m.
The Neumann boundary problem for a Nonlocal Cahn-Hilliard equation.
Peter W. Bates , Michigan State University
Jianlong Han* , Department of Math. Michigan State University
(1003-35-968)
2:00 p.m.
Discussion.
2:30 p.m.
Pattern formation in nonlinear chemical reaction systems.
Wei-Ming Ni , University of Minnesota
Moxun Tang* , Michigan State University
(1003-92-1473)
3:00 p.m.
Coexistence and stability of solutions for a class of reaction-diffusion equations.
Zhenbu Zhang* , Jackson State University
(1003-35-901)
3:30 p.m.
A Nonstandard Finite Difference Scheme for Coupled Nonlinear PDE's Modeling Heat Transport.
Ronald E Mickens* , Clark Atlanta University
(1003-35-253)
4:00 p.m.
Mathematical Analysis for a Problem from Stress Driven Diffusion.
W Xie* , Cal Poly Pomona
(1003-35-1649)
4:30 p.m.
The Universality of Chemical Reaction Systems with Critical Nonlinearity.
Yuanwei Qi* , University of Central Florida
(1003-35-883)
5:00 p.m.
Isothemal Balls in an autocatalytic chemical reaction.
Junping Shi* , College of William and Mary
Xuefeng Wang , Tulane University
(1003-35-1424)
5:30 p.m.
Periodic Pattern formation in the Gray-Scott model.
Jin-guo Lian* , University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1003-35-1694)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Algebraic Geometry Codes
Organizers: Shuhong Gao , Clemson University sgao@clemson.edu
Gretchen L. Matthews , Clemson University gmatthe@clemson.edu
1:00 p.m.
Pseudo-codewords of cycle codes via zeta functions.
Ralf Koetter , Coordinated Science Lab, University of Illinois, Urbana
Wen-Ching Winnie Li* , Penn State University, University Park
Pascal O. Vontobel , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Judy L. Walker , University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(1003-94-738)
1:30 p.m.
New (Explicit) Constructions of Asymptotic Families of Constant Degree Expander Graphs from Algebraic Geometric (AG) Codes and Their Applications to Tanner Codes.
Heeralal Janwa* , Courant Institute/University of Puerto Rico
(1003-94-1248)
2:00 p.m.
Interplay between moduli theory and algebraic geometry codes.
Vinay K Deolalikar* , Hewlett Packard Labs
(1003-14-865)
2:30 p.m.
A Generalized Floor Bound on the Minimum Distance of Geometric Goppa Codes.
Jason G McCullough* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Benjamin Lundell , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(1003-14-1319)
3:00 p.m.
Explicit constructions of algebraic geometric codes.
Hiren Maharaj* , Clemson University
(1003-14-1152)
3:30 p.m.
Automorphism groups of some AG codes and curves.
D Joyner* , US Naval Academy
A Ksir , same
(1003-14-758)
4:00 p.m.
Using vector bundles to investigate limits on the list decodability of AG codes.
Drue Coles* , Bloomsburg University
(1003-14-1218)
4:30 p.m.
Affine Variety Codes from Generalized $C_{ab}$ Curves.
Gary L. Salazar* , Trinity University
(1003-14-267)
5:00 p.m.
Error-correcting codes on low rank surfaces.
Marcos Zarzar* , University of Texas at Austin
(1003-11-1492)
5:30 p.m.
A Polynomial Method for Algebraic Geometry Codes.
Jeffrey B. Farr* , Simon Fraser University
Shuhong Gao , Clemson University
Daniel L. Noneaker , Clemson University
(1003-94-1349)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS Special Session on Mathematicians' Work on Mathematics Education
Organizers: William G. McCallum , University of Arizona wmc@math.arizona.edu
1:00 p.m.
Teaching 6th Grade Mathematics.
Sybilla Beckmann* , University of Georgia
(1003-97-1074)
1:20 p.m.
Elementary Measurement and Geometry for Teachers.
Scott Baldridge* , Lousiana State University
Thomas H Parker , Michigan State University
(1003-97-766)
1:40 p.m.
Focus on Mathematics.
Glenn Stevens* , Boston University
(1003-97-1576)
2:00 p.m.
Professional development programs for elementary mathematics teachers- a content perspective.
Harvey B Keynes* , Univ of Minnesota
Michael S Keynes , Purdue University Calumet
(1003-97-302)
2:20 p.m.
The challenges in designing of a good school mathematics curriculum.
Alan C Tucker* , SUNY-Stony Brook
(1003-97-275)
2:40 p.m.
Japanese lesson study.
Maria S. Nogin* , California State University, Fresno
(1003-K1-1543)
3:00 p.m.
Studies of Math College Admission Criteria and College Credit for High School Calculus.
Estela A. Gavosto* , University of Kansas
(1003-97-1340)
3:20 p.m.
The effect of mathematics for general education on student attitudes towards math.
Tim Hsu* , San Jose State University
(1003-97-180)
3:40 p.m.
Surviving the Bridge Project.
Tevian Dray* , Oregon State University
Corinne A Manogue , Department of Physics, Oregon State University
(1003-97-1476)
4:00 p.m.
An Undergraduate Course in Symmetry and Finite Groups.
Lisa A Mantini* , Oklahoma State University
(1003-20-1177)
4:20 p.m.
Motivating Undergraduates with Different Backgroungs to do Mathematics Research.
Manmohan Kaur* , Benedictine University
(1003-97-459)
4:40 p.m.
Building WeBWorK.
Michael E. Gage* , University of Rochester
(1003-97-1393)
5:00 p.m.
Computer-based learning in the Virginia Tech Math Emporium.
Frank S. Quinn* , Virginia Tech
(1003-97-190)
5:20 p.m.
Teaching mathematics backwards:.
J. Jerry Uhl* , Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(1003-97-265)
5:40 p.m.
Case studies for mathematics graduate students: Development, Evaluation, and Dissemination.
Solomon Friedberg* , Boston College
(1003-97-155)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m. AMS Special Session on Current Events
Organizers: David Eisenbud , Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and University of California Berkeley de@msri.org
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Mathematics Education in Fiber Arts
Organizers: Sarah-Marie Belcastro , Xavier University smbelcas@cs.xu.edu
Carolyn A. Yackel , Mercer University yackel_ca@mercer.edu
1:00 p.m.
{\bf All meeting participants are invited to view the exhibit of many mathematical artworks.}
1:00 p.m.
An Overview of Mathematics in Fiber Arts, with an Attempt to Answer an Age-Old Question.
Sarah-Marie Belcastro* , Xavier University
(1003-00-1284)
1:30 p.m.
Symmetries in Cross-Stitch.
Mary D Shepherd* , Northwest Missouri State University
(1003-00-840)
2:00 p.m.
The graph theory of Blackwork embroidery.
Joshua Holden* , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Lana Holden , Brazil, IN
(1003-00-517)
2:30 p.m.
Experiencing and Learning Hyperbolic Geometry from Crocheted Models.
Daina Taimina* , Cornell University
(1003-97-520)
3:00 p.m.
Quilts in the Classroom.
Amy F. Szczepa\'nski* , University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1003-97-387)
3:15 p.m.
Fortunatus's Purse.
Susan Goldstine* , St. Mary's College of Maryland
(1003-00-1279)
3:30 p.m.
Exhibit.
4:00 p.m.
The Sierpinski Variations: Self-Similar Crochet.
D. Jacob Wildstrom* , University of California, San Diego
(1003-37-773)
4:15 p.m.
Cable patterns in Aran knitting, and braid groups.
Sharon M Frechette* , College of the Holy Cross
(1003-20-1345)
4:30 p.m.
Picking up stitches.
Lana Holden* , Brazil, IN
Joshua Holden , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
(1003-00-518)
5:00 p.m.
Braid groups and knitting.
Daniel C Isaksen* , Wayne State University
(1003-55-577)
5:30 p.m.
Realizing Algebraic Structures Through Knitting.
Carolyn A. Yackel* , Mercer University
(1003-08-954)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Spaces of Vector-Valued Functions, II
Organizers: Terje H\~oim , Florida Atlantic University
David A. Robbins , Trinity College david-robbins@trincoll.edu
1:00 p.m.
Isomorphic Embeddings and Strongly Additive Measures.
Paul Lewis , University of North Texas
Kimberly Muller* , Lake Superior State University
(1003-46-105)
1:30 p.m.
Extreme operators on continuous vector-valued function spaces (preliminary report).
Hasan Al-Halees , Saginaw Valley State University
Richard J. Fleming* , Central Michigan University
(1003-46-114)
2:00 p.m.
Embedding $\ell_{\infty}$ into the Space of all Operators on Certain Banach Spaces.
G. Androulakis , University of South Carolina
K. Beanland , University of South Carolina
F. Sanacory* , University of South Carolina
S. J. Dilworth , University of South Carolina
(1003-46-948)
2:30 p.m.
Embedding $\ell_{\infty}$ into the Dual Space of Nuclear Operators on Certain Banach Spaces.
G. Androulakis , University of South Carolina
K. Beanland* , University of South Carolina
S. J. Dilworth , University of South Carolina
F. Sanacory , University of South Carolina
(1003-46-952)
3:00 p.m.
Some remarks about the invariant subspace problem.
George Androulakis* , University of South Carolina
(1003-47-1430)
3:30 p.m.
Analogues between $C(X,E)$ and section spaces of Banach bundles.
Terje Hoim , Honors College, Florida Atlantic University
D. A. Robbins* , Trinity College
(1003-46-340)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Topics in Geometric Function Theory, I
Organizers: Abdelkrim Farouk Brania , Morehouse College
David A. Herron , University of Cincinnati
Shanshuang Yang , Emory University syang@mathcs.emory.edu
1:00 p.m.
On the dimension of p harmonic measure.
John L Lewis* , University of Kentucky
Bjorn Bennewitz , University of Kentucky
(1003-30-464)
1:30 p.m.
$L^p$-Averaging Domains in Homogeneous Spaces.
Susan G Staples* , Texas Christian University
(1003-30-580)
2:00 p.m.
Boundary limits for bounded quasiregular mappings.
Bao Qin Li , Florida International University
Enrique Villamor* , Florida International University
(1003-31-594)
2:30 p.m.
Quasiregular gradient mappings and uniformly elliptic equations in the plane.
Albert Baernstein , Washington University in St. Louis
Leonid V. Kovalev* , Washington University in St. Louis
(1003-30-628)
3:00 p.m.
Smooth Quasiregular Maps with Branching in $R^4$.
Jang-Mei Wu* , University of Illinois, Urbana
Robert Kaufman , University of Illinois, Urbana
Jeremy Tyson , University of Illinois, Urbana
(1003-30-961)
3:30 p.m.
The quasiconformal homogeneity of hyperbolic manifolds.
Petra Bonfert-Taylor* , Wesleyan University
Richard Canary , University of Michigan
Gaven Martin , University of Auckland
Edward C Taylor , Wesleyan University
(1003-30-960)
4:00 p.m.
Bi-Lipschitz and quasisymmetric embeddings of hyperspaces.
Jeremy T. Tyson* , University of Illinois
(1003-54-857)
4:30 p.m.
Continuity of modulus and compactness of quasiconformal mappings in metric measure spaces.
Xiaosheng Li* , University of Minnesota, Morris
(1003-30-855)
5:00 p.m.
Metric properties of hyperbolic polar coordinates.
William Ma* , Pennsylvania College of Technology
David Minda , University of Cincinnati
(1003-30-215)
5:30 p.m.
Geometry of M\"obius-Invariant Metrics.
Zair Ibragimov* , University of Cincinnati
(1003-30-804)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#16: Part B
Music and mathematics.
Organizers:
Leon Harkleroad , Wilton, ME
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#2: Part B
Teaching a Galois theory for undergraduates.
Organizers:
John R. Swallow , Davidson College
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#8: Part B
Mathematical finance.
Organizers:
Walter R. Stromquist , Bryn Mawr College
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, I
1:00 p.m.
Forced Two Layer Beta-Plane Quasi-Geostrophic Flow Part I: Long-time Existence and Existence of Weak Solutions. Part II: Time and Space Analyticity.
Constantin Onica* , Texas A&M University
(1003-35-1272)
1:15 p.m.
First order compatibility for reaction-diffusion equations.
Danny Arrigo* , University of Central Arkansas
(1003-35-1391)
1:30 p.m.
Saddle point solutions of an Allen-Cahn type equation: a numerical investigation.
Regina Speicher* , University of Connecticut
(1003-35-1456)
1:45 p.m.
Mathematical Description of Multilayer Relaxation and Point Defects in Solids.
Taras Odushkin* , University of Texas at Dallas
Janos Turi , University of Texas at Dallas
(1003-35-224)
2:00 p.m.
Mild Periodic Solutions for Evolutionary Type Equations.
Mircea Dan Voisei* , Tri-State University
(1003-35-349)
2:15 p.m.
Local Smoothing Property of Solutions for Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equations with Potentials Superquadratic at Infinity.
Guoping Zhang* , Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
Fengshan Liu , Applied Mathematics Research Center, Delaware State University
(1003-35-477)
2:30 p.m.
On Transient Development of Water Waves over a Viscoelastic Ocean Bed.
Dambaru D Bhatta* , University of Texas-Pan American
Lokenath Debnath , University of Texas-Pan American
(1003-35-490)
2:45 p.m.
Introduction to Partial Differential-Algebraic Equations.
Mark A. Pierson* , Virginia Tech
(1003-35-539)
3:00 p.m.
$W^{2,p}$ estimates of the heat equation in a domain $\bar\Omega\subset\mathbb{R}^{n}$ and their requirements on the regularity of $\partial\Omega$.
Gavin J Waters* , University of Delaware
(1003-35-540)
3:15 p.m.
Generalized Quasilinearization Method with Numerical Application for Reaction Diffusion System.
Aghalaya S Vatsala , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jie Yang* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1003-35-660)
3:30 p.m.
Analysis of the Paraxial Wave Equation: Part II.
Pete A McCoy* , U.S. Naval Academy
Reza Malek-Madani , U.S. Naval Academy
(1003-35-836)
3:45 p.m.
Some Eigenvalue Results for Certain Matrices Associated with Graphs.
Kinnari R. Patel* , Georgia State University
(1003-15-1244)
4:00 p.m.
Discussion.
4:15 p.m.
Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems.
An H. Le* , University of Utah
(1003-35-59)
4:30 p.m.
Littlewood-Paley theory, Atomic decomposition and Schr\"odinger operators.
Shijun Zheng* , Louisiana State University
(1003-35-98)
4:45 p.m.
Inverse Scattering Problem for the Schr\"{o}dinger Operator with External Yang-Mills Potentials in Two Dimensions.
Xiaosheng Li* , UCLA
(1003-35-126)
5:00 p.m.
$N$-pulses and an instability criterion in a class of nonlinearly coupled Schr\"o\-din\-ger equations.
Russell K. Jackson* , Boston University
(1003-35-132)
5:15 p.m.
Constraint-Preserving Boundary Conditions for Some Hyperbolic Systems of Differential Equations.
Nicolae Tarfulea* , University of Minnesota - Purdue University Calumet
(1003-35-133)
5:30 p.m.
Estimation of blood alcohol concentration using skin vapor alcohol measurements: a nonlinear model.
Miguel A. Dumett* , University of Southern California
Gary Rosen , University of Southern California
Robert Swift , Brown University
(1003-49-1587)
5:45 p.m.
Harmonic map problems for a nematic liquid crystal in polyhedral cells.
A Majumdar , University of Bristol, and Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Bristol
J M Robbins , University of Bristol
M Zyskin* , University of Bristol
(1003-35-127)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:25 p.m. AMS Session on Ordinary Differential Equations
1:00 p.m.
Andronov-Hopf Bifurcations in the Quaternions.
Fernanda Botelho , University of Memphis
James E. Jamison , University of Memphis
J. Angela Murdock* , University of Memphis
(1003-34-1120)
1:15 p.m.
Nonlinear Limit--Point/Limit--Circle Results for Half--Linear Equations.
Miroslav Bartusek , Masaryk University Brno
John R. Graef* , University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(1003-34-1192)
1:30 p.m.
Fixed Points and Stability of a Volterra Equation with Variable Delay.
Leigh C Becker* , Christian Brothers University
T A Burton , Northwest Research Institute
(1003-34-1418)
1:45 p.m.
Changing Time Scales: Bifurcations in Second Degree Equations.
Kelli J. Hall* , Marshall University
Elizabeth R. Duke , Marshall University
Ralph W. Oberste-Vorth , Marshall University
(1003-34-1525)
2:00 p.m.
Changing Time Scales: The Continuous Case as a Limit.
Elizabeth R Duke* , Marshall University
Kelli J Hall , Marshall University
Bonita A Lawrence , Marshall University
Ralph W Oberste-Vorth , Marshall University
(1003-34-1533)
2:15 p.m.
Uniqueness and existence for boundary value problems via variational equations.
Jeffrey A. Ehme* , Spelman College
(1003-34-1568)
2:30 p.m.
Exact Finite Difference Scheme for Second-Order, Linear ODE's Having Constant Coefficients.
Kale Oyedeji* , Morehouse College
Sandra Rucker , Clark Atlanta University
Ronald Mickens , Clark Atlanta University
(1003-34-1619)
2:45 p.m.
Impulsive Super Hybrid Differential Equations at Variable Times.
S. G. Hristova* , Denison University
(1003-34-195)
3:00 p.m.
Nonlocal Boundary Value Problems on Time Scales at Resonance.
Nickolai Kosmatov* , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1003-34-350)
3:15 p.m.
Periodic solutions for neutral nonlinear dynamical system on a time scale.
Eric R. Kaufmann* , Univeristy of Arkansas at Little Rock
Youssef N. Raffoul , University of Dayton
(1003-34-469)
3:30 p.m.
Existence, selection and stability of needle crystals.
Xuming Xie* , Morgan State University
(1003-34-510)
3:45 p.m.
Impulsive hybrid nonlinear boundary value problems and iterative scheme.
Seenith Sivasundaram* , Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
(1003-34-525)
4:00 p.m.
On the compactness of the set of bounded orbits for a differential system.
Shu-Xiang Yu* , Academia Sinica
(1003-34-538)
4:15 p.m.
An Applications of Higher Order Tangent Cones to Flow-invariance.
Elena Constantin* , Ohio University
(1003-34-937)
4:30 p.m.
Discussion.
4:45 p.m.
Existence of Pulse and Spikes in Standing Waves ofa Reaction-Diffussion System.
Fu Zhang* , Tennessee Tech University
(1003-34-1053)
5:00 p.m.
Imaging and inverting for vertically and laterally varying media using an inverse scattering series method.
Bogdan G. Nita* , University of Houston
Fang Liu , University of Houston
Arthur B. Weglein , University of Houston
(1003-86-67)
5:15 p.m.
Extending Lanchester's Equations to the Time-Space Domain.
Greg S Spradlin* , Embry-Riddle University
Christina D. Spradlin , University of Central Florida
(1003-90-1407)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS Session on Analysis, IV
1:00 p.m.
Stability of the $k$-th order Lyness' Equation with a Period-$k$ Coefficient.
Ed Janowski , University of Rhode Island
M. R. S. Kulenovic* , University of Rhode Island
Z. Nurkanovic , University of Tuzla
(1003-39-1176)
1:15 p.m.
Asymptotic Behavior of a Perturbed Linear Dynamic Equation on a Time Scale.
Jennifer L Langdon* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1003-39-1225)
1:30 p.m.
On the recursive sequence $x_{n+1} = \frac{\gamma x_{n-1} + \delta x_{n-2}}{x_{n} + x_{n-2}}$.
Richard DeVault* , Northwestern State University of Louisiana
E. Camouzis , The American College of Greece
G. Papaschinopoulos , Democritus University of Thrace
(1003-39-1241)
1:45 p.m.
Limit-Point Conditions for a Second-Order Formally Self-Adjoint Dynamic Equation on a Time Scale.
Jacob J Weiss* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1003-39-1444)
2:00 p.m.
On the Trichotomy Behavior of the Difference Equation x(n+1)=[q(n)x(n)+r(n)x(n-1)]/[1+x(n)], n=1,2,...
Carol H Gibbons* , Salve Regina University
Carol B Overdeep , Western Oregon University
(1003-39-1542)
2:15 p.m.
Global Attractivity of $x_{n+1}=\frac{x_{n}+\alpha x_{n-1}+\beta }{ x_{n}+\gamma x_{n-1}+\eta }$.
Piyapong Niamsup* , Chiang Mai University
Yongwimon Lenbury , Mahidol University
(1003-39-25)
2:30 p.m.
Explicit Bounds for Second Order Difference Equations.
Eva G. Goedhart* , Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Kenneth S. Berenhaut , Wake Forest University
(1003-39-646)
2:45 p.m.
Some Integer Valued Recursive Equations with Eventually Periodic Solutions.
Jeff Feuer* , Dowling College
(1003-39-785)
3:00 p.m.
Minimum Degrees of Polynomial Models on Time Series.
Chuang Peng* , Morehouse College
(1003-39-789)
3:15 p.m.
Almost Periodic Difference Equations.
Zhivko S. Athanassov* , Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(1003-39-921)
3:30 p.m.
Summability methods and Burmann-series expansions.
Jerry P. King* , Lehigh University
(1003-40-1229)
3:45 p.m.
Infinite Spirals and Polygonal Paths.
Aaron C. Cinzori* , Hope College
Thomas Scofield , Calvin College
Andrew Craker , University of Notre Dame
Erin Wicker , Alma College
(1003-40-1237)
4:00 p.m.
Zeros of a Fourth Degree Linear Recurrence Relation.
Thomas R Hagedorn* , The College of New Jersey
(1003-40-412)
4:15 p.m.
The general Vieta-Wallis product for pi.
Thomas J Osler* , Rowan University
(1003-40-662)
4:30 p.m.
Laplace Tranforms in Risk Theory.
Corina D. Constantinescu* , Oregon State University
Enrique A. Thomann , Oregon State University
(1003-41-1294)
4:45 p.m.
Bivariate n-term rational approximation.
Kyungwon Park* , University of South Carolina
(1003-41-1583)
5:00 p.m.
Norms of Interpolation Operators.
Natacha C. Fontes-Merz* , Westminster College
(1003-41-983)
5:15 p.m.
A non-differentiable function that is $L^{p}$ differentiable.
J. Marshall Ash* , DePaul University
(1003-26-550)
5:30 p.m.
Summability of $\lambda$-rearrangement for double sequences.
Richard F. Patterson* , University of North Florida
(1003-40-1426)
5:45 p.m.
Forward scattering series and Pad\'e approximants for 1D wavefield propagation in an acoustic medium.
Bogdan G. Nita* , University of Houston
(1003-41-66)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS Session on Combinatorics, III
1:00 p.m.
Minimum fractional dominating and maximum fractional packing functions.
Robert R Rubalcaba* , Auburn University
Matt Walsh , Indiana University/Purdue University at Fort Wayne
(1003-05-1353)
1:15 p.m.
Fire containment in grids of dimension three and higher.
Stephen G. Hartke* , University of Illinois
Mike Develin , American Institute of Mathematics
(1003-05-1365)
1:30 p.m.
Contracting graphs to squares.
Richard Hammack* , Randolph-Macon College
(1003-05-1389)
1:45 p.m.
Classifying pebble sets in convex polygons.
Randy Maddox* , Pepperdine University
(1003-05-1443)
2:00 p.m.
The semigroup of equitable distributions of points in a convex polygon.
Kevin Iga* , Pepperdine University
(1003-05-1446)
2:15 p.m.
Presburger arithmetic, rational generating functions, and the two stamp Frobenius problem.
Kevin M Woods* , University of California, Berkeley
(1003-05-1453)
2:30 p.m.
Obstructions for cubic outerplanar graphs.
Joshua D. Hughes* , Louisiana Tech University
Galen E. Turner III , Louisiana Tech University
(1003-05-1466)
2:45 p.m.
A Rook Theory Model for $p,q$-Analogues of Hsu and Shiue's Generalized Stirling Numbers.
Karen S. Briggs* , University of California, San Diego
Jeffrey B. Remmel , University of California, San Diego
(1003-05-1498)
3:00 p.m.
Permutations and ordinals: Wilf equivalence extended.
Gregory N. Price* , Harvard University
(1003-05-1502)
3:15 p.m.
When Can You Pack a Box With Translates of Two Bricks?
T. S. Michael* , U.S. Naval Academy
Richard J. Bower , United States Marine Corps
(1003-05-1505)
3:30 p.m.
On computing the linear complexity of certain classes of graphs.
David L. Neel* , Seattle University
Michael Orrison , Harvey Mudd College
(1003-05-1566)
3:45 p.m.
Counting subrings of $\mathbb{Z}^n$ of index $k$.
Ricky Ini Liu* , Harvard University
(1003-05-1584)
4:00 p.m.
Real Number Radio Channel Assignment for the Triangular Lattice and the Square Lattice.
Xiaohua Teresa Jin* , University of South Carolina
Jerrold R. Griggs , University of South Carolina
(1003-05-258)
4:15 p.m.
The R\'enyi-Ulam pathological liar game with a fixed number of lies.
Robert B. Ellis* , Texas A&M University
Vadim Ponomarenko , Trinity University
Catherine H. Yan , Texas A&M University
(1003-05-301)
4:30 p.m.
Splitter theorems for $4$-regular graphs.
Guoli Ding , Louisiana State University
Jinko Kanno* , Louisiana Tech University
(1003-05-355)
4:45 p.m.
Potentially $K_s^t$-graphic degree sequences.
John Roger Schmitt* , Emory University
Ronald J Gould , Emory University
Michael Ferrara , Emory University
(1003-05-418)
5:00 p.m.
Longest Induced Cycles on Cayley Graphs.
Elena D Fuchs* , University of California, Berkeley
(1003-05-456)
5:15 p.m.
Ordered Achromatic Numbers of Paths, Cycles, and Trees.
Michael J. Fisher , California State University, Fresno
Victor Kostyuk , Rochester Institute of Technology
Darren A. Narayan* , Rochester Institute of Technology
(1003-05-471)
5:30 p.m.
On a generalization of the Oberwolfach Problem.
Nick Cavenagh , The University of Queensland
Abdollah Khodkar* , State University of West Georgia
Saad El-Zanati , Illinois State University
Charles Vanden Eynden , Illinois State University
(1003-05-472)
5:45 p.m.
Complement-Regular Gray Codes.
Matthew T Elder* , University of South Carolina
(1003-05-498)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. MAA Session on Courses Below Calculus: A New Focus, II
Organizers: Mary Robinson , University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus maryrobn@unm.edu
Laurette B. Foster , Prairie View A & M University
Arlene H. Kleinstein , Farmingdale State University of New York
Norma M. Agras , Miami Dade Community College
Linda Martin , Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute
Florence S. Gordon , New York Institute of Technology
1:00 p.m.
What's Wrong with College Algebra?
Sheldon P. Gordon* , Farmingdale State University of New York
(1003-C1-1469)
1:25 p.m.
A Vision Becomes Reality.
Norma M Agras* , Miami Dade College
(1003-C1-1146)
1:50 p.m.
Financial Survival and College Algebra Applications.
Ronald J Harshbarger* , University of South Carolina Beaufort
Lisa S Yocco , Georgia Southern University
(1003-C1-649)
2:15 p.m.
A Quantitative Reasoning Course using Activities with Real Data.
Alicia Sevilla* , Moravian College
Kay Somers , Moravian College
(1003-C1-721)
2:40 p.m.
Virtual Discussion Board: A Way to Enhance Conceptual Understanding in a Mathematics Class.
Saburo Matsumoto* , The Master's College, Santa Clarita, CA
(1003-C1-235)
3:05 p.m.
Making Mathematics Relevant.
Laurie Johnson* , Trinity College
(1003-C1-569)
3:30 p.m.
When General Education Meets Mathematics: Designing a New Quantitative Literacy Course.
Fred Peskoff* , Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
(1003-C1-1004)
3:55 p.m.
Stressing the Underlying Structure When Teaching College Algebra.
Pat Shure* , University of Michigan
(1003-C1-978)
4:20 p.m.
A Final Course in Mathematics for Humanities Majors.
Brian P. Kelly* , University of Louisiana at Monroe
(1003-C1-582)
4:45 p.m.
Perceptions of Mathematics: Replacing Fear and Loathing with Appreciation and Understanding.
Mary R. Robinson* , University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus
(1003-C1-1645)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-3:40 p.m. MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, II
Organizers: Douglas Drinen , University of the South ddrinen@sewanee.edu
Sean L. Forman , St. Joseph's University
Howard L. Penn , US Naval Academy
1:00 p.m.
Using Non-technical NFL Data in Interesting Classroom Regression Examples.
Vince Schielack* , Texas A&M University
(1003-D1-460)
1:20 p.m.
Protection in the batting order: does it matter who hits behind Barry Bonds?
John-Charles Bradbury , Sewanee: The University of the South
Doug Drinen* , Sewanee: The University of the South
(1003-D1-707)
1:45 p.m.
Some Sports-Related Election Methods and Ranking Procedures.
Richard E. Klima* , Appalachian State University
(1003-D1-158)
2:10 p.m.
Some Elementary Mathematics of Major League Baseball Scheduling.
Mike Pinter* , Belmont University
(1003-D1-839)
2:35 p.m.
Soccer, Cubic Functions and the Inflection Point.
Murray H. Siegel* , Governor's School for Science & Mathematics
(1003-D1-86)
3:00 p.m.
Models for Playing Technique in Baseball.
G. Edgar Parker* , Jame Madison University
(1003-D1-542)
3:25 p.m.
Why so many World Series Go Seven Games.
Joseph Evan* , King's College
Daniel Ghezzi , King's College
(1003-D1-788)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. MAA Session on Philosophy of Mathematics
Organizers: Charles R. Hampton , The College of Wooster Hampton@wooster.edu
Bonnie Gold , Monmouth University
1:00 p.m.
What Is Mathematics II: A Possible Answer.
Bonnie Gold* , Monmouth University
(1003-P1-488)
1:25 p.m.
Strands in the history of geometry and how they affect our views as to what geometry is.
David W Henderson* , Cornell University
Daina Taimina , Cornell University
(1003-P1-652)
1:50 p.m.
Object and Attribute: the case of Curves and Equations.
Robert E Bradley* , Adelphi University
(1003-P1-830)
2:15 p.m.
Philosophy of Mathematics in Classical India: an Overview.
Homer S. White* , Georgetown College, KY
(1003-P1-522)
2:40 p.m.
Realism and Mathematics: Peirce and Infinitesimals.
Daniel C. Sloughter* , Furman University
(1003-P1-655)
3:05 p.m.
Fictionalism and the interpretation of mathematical discourse.
Thomas Drucker* , University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
(1003-P1-405)
3:30 p.m.
Linguistic Relativity in Applied Mathematics.
Troy D. Riggs* , Union University
(1003-P1-409)
3:55 p.m.
Applied Mathematics---A Philosophical Problem.
Charles R. Hampton* , The College of Wooster
(1003-P1-708)
4:20 p.m.
Generalised likelihoods, ideals and infinitesimal chances - how to approach the "zero-fit problem".
Frederik S Herzberg* , University of Oxford
(1003-P1-597)
5:00 p.m.
Please see the separate listing for the SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics at 5:00 p.m.
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-4:50 p.m. MAA Session on Using Handheld Technology to Facilitate Student-Centered Teaching/Learning Activities at the Developmental Algebra Level
Organizers: Edward D. Laughbaum , The Ohio State University elaughba@math.ohio-state.edu
Maria DeLucia , Middlesex County College
1:00 p.m.
Enhancing the Teaching and Learning of Quadratic Equations by Using Handheld Technology.
Kathleen Cage Mittag* , The University of Texas at San Antonio
Sharon E. Taylor , Georgia Southern University
(1003-Q1-793)
1:30 p.m.
Incorporating Graphing Calculators and Explorations to Encourage Students' Understanding and Use of Multiple Representations in Elementary and Intermediate Algebra.
Janet E. Teeguarden* , Ivy Tech State College, Indianapolis, IN
(1003-Q1-719)
2:00 p.m.
Graphing Calculator Apps as Teaching Tools in Remedial Algebra.
Ed D Laughbaum* , The Ohio State University
(1003-Q1-668)
2:30 p.m.
Focusing on Functions: Using activities, modeling, and graphing calculators to enhance Intermediate Algebra.
Robert Mann* , Western Illinois University
(1003-Q1-946)
3:00 p.m.
Making Sense of Functions Using Graphing Calculators and Calculator Based Rangers.
Tom Ottinger* , Reinhardt College
(1003-Q1-953)
3:30 p.m.
Utilizing the Graphing Calculator to Identify and Build on Students' Prior Experiences.
Mercedes A McGowen* , William Rainey Harper College
(1003-Q1-1034)
4:00 p.m.
Analyzing fluid-flow to understand non-linear functions in developmental algebra.
June I Decker* , Three Rivers Community College
(1003-Q1-393)
4:30 p.m.
Calculator Activities that Enhance Developmental Mathematics.
Tonya C. Jones* , Kennesaw State University
Robert Birrell , Kennesaw State University
Pinder Naidu , Kennesaw State University
(1003-Q1-1673)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:55 p.m. MAA General Contributed Paper Session, V
Organizers: Daniel E. Otero , Xavier University otero@xavier.xu.edu
Michael A. Jones , Montclair State University
Thomas A. Hern , Bowling Green State University
Janice B. Walker , Xavier University
1:00 p.m.
Serving Brownies Instead of Pie: An Alternative to Visualizing Fraction Operations for Elementary Teachers.
Richard H. Stout* , Gordon College
(1003-X1-406)
1:15 p.m.
Visual and dynamic experience in math.
Melkana A Brakalova-Trevithick* , Fordham University
(1003-X1-513)
1:30 p.m.
Oh, I SEE! Visual Models for Calculus.
Trisha Moller* , DeSales University
Melinda Schulteis , Concordia University Irvine
(1003-X1-399)
1:45 p.m.
Break
2:00 p.m.
Experiential Learning and Mind Maps.
Bathi Kasturiarachi* , Kent State University, Stark Campus
(1003-X1-1350)
2:15 p.m.
Party Favors of Revolution: A calculus visualization technique.
Laurie Johnson* , Trinity College
(1003-X1-568)
2:30 p.m.
Roof Ridgelines and Medial Axes.
Bruno Guerrieri* , Florida A&M University
(1003-X1-1432)
2:45 p.m.
Math Research for Freshmen: Applications in Image Restoration.
Katrina M Palmer* , Appalachian State University
Lisa C Perrone , Tufts University
(1003-X1-625)
3:00 p.m.
Incorporating Software Tools into a Linear Algebra Course.
Karen Clark* , The College of New Jersey
Thomas Hagedorn , The College of New Jersey
(1003-X1-1434)
3:15 p.m.
Cellular Automata Based Computation of Discrete Voronoi Diagrams.
Albert W Schueller* , Whitman College
(1003-X1-374)
3:30 p.m.
Infinite Polite Speeches, Konig's Lemma, and Aperiodicity.
Carol S. Schumacher* , Kenyon College
(1003-X1-834)
3:45 p.m.
Euler's proof of his polyhedral formula.
David Richeson* , Dickinson College
Christopher Francese , Dickinson College
(1003-X1-1143)
4:00 p.m.
How Google Relies on Discrete Mathematics.
Gerald W. Kruse* , Juniata College
(1003-X1-255)
4:15 p.m.
The Last Round Matching Problem.
Paul F Gibson* , Delaware State University
Wenbo Li , University of Delaware
Fengshan Liu , Delaware State University
Xiquan Shi , Delaware State University
(1003-X1-672)
4:30 p.m.
A Characterization of the Tough Sets for the Generalized Petersen Graphs $G(n,2)$.
Kevin K Ferland* , Bloomsburg University
Megan L Holben , Syracuse University
(1003-X1-185)
4:45 p.m.
Some non-existence results on Leech trees.
L A Szekely , Univ. of South Carolina
H Wang* , Department of Mathematics, Univ. of South Carolina
Y Zhang , University of South Carolina
(1003-X1-257)
5:00 p.m.
Parameters of L(2,1)-colorings.
R Laskar* , Clemson University
P Fishburn , Florham Park, New Jersey
F Roberts , Rutgers University
J Villalpando , Gonzaga University
(1003-X1-421)
5:15 p.m.
Irreducibility of L(2,1)-coloring.
J Villalpando* , Gonzaga University
R Laskar , Clemson University
(1003-X1-422)
5:30 p.m.
Yet Another Proof that $C_n = \frac{1}{n+1}\left({2n \atop n}\right)$, and a Generalization of the Catalan Sequence Using Lattice Paths.
Marc S Renault* , Shippensburg University
(1003-X1-806)
5:45 p.m.
Teaching a power of randomization - innovative approach.
Yana Kortsarts* , Widener University, Computer Science Department
(1003-X1-1076)
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-2:55 p.m. MAA Invited Paper Session on Modeling Problems of the Environment
Organizers: Ben Fusaro , Florida State University fusaro@math.fsu.edu
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Organizers: Jon W. Scott , Montgomery College jon.scott@montgomerycollege.edu
1:00 p.m.
Workshop Precalculus: Developing Pedagogically Powerful Instructional Materials for an Integrated Course in Functions, Data Analysis and Modeling.
Nancy Baxter Hastings , Dickinson College
David Hastings* , Shippensburg University
Kevin Callahan , California State University Hayward
Allan Rossman , CalPoly San Luis Obispo
1:00 p.m.
Improving Calculus: Developing Concepts Through Good Questions.
Maria Terrell* , Cornell University
Robert Connelly , Cornell University
1:00 p.m.
webODEs: A web site devoted to the teaching of ordinary differential equations.
Paul Blanchard* , Boston University
1:00 p.m.
Technical Mathematics for Tomorrow: Recommendations and Exemplary Programs.
Mary Ann Hovis* , Rhodes State College
Robert Kimball , Wake Technical Community College
1:00 p.m.
Making Math Meaningful Through Workplace Research.
Robert Kimball* , Wake Technical Community College
1:00 p.m.
Biomathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum.
Raina Robeva* , Sweet Briar College
1:00 p.m.
Teaching Biomathematics: An Unconventional Textbook for Introductory Courses in Mathematical Biology.
Raina Robeva* , Sweet Briar College
1:00 p.m.
Knot Theory for Preservice and Practicing Secondary Mathematics Teachers.
Neil Portnoy* , Stony Brook University
Thomas Mattman , California State University, Chico
1:00 p.m.
Discovery-Based Science and Mathematics in an Environmental Context.
Stephanie Fitchett* , Florida Atlantic University
1:00 p.m.
The Probability/Statistics Object Library.
Kyle Siegrist* , University of Alabama in Huntsville
1:00 p.m.
Connecting Mathematics for Elementary Teachers.
Keith Schwingendorf* , Purdue University North Central
David Feikes , Purdue University North Central
1:00 p.m.
Seeing the Connections: Promoting Profound Understanding of Secondary Mathematics.
Steve Benson* , Education Development Center
Al Cuoco , Education Development Center
Karen Graham , University of New Hampshire
Neil Portnoy , Stony Brook University
1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: A Problem Based Calculus Sequence.
Charles Allen* , Drury University
Carol Browning , Drury University
1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: A Problem Based Calculus Sequence.
Dale Daniel* , Lamar University
Ted Mahavier , Lamar University
1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: A Problem Based Calculus Sequence.
Shing So* , Central Missouri State University
1:00 p.m.
A prototype online hint system for teaching introductory combinatorics by guided discovery.
Ken Bogart* , Dartmouth College
1:00 p.m.
Phaser: A Universal Simulator for Dynamical Systems.
Huseyin Kocak* , University of Miami
Brian Coomes , University of Miami
1:00 p.m.
Teaching Discrete Mathematics via Original Historical Sources.
Jerry Lodder* , New Mexico State University
David Pengelley , New Mexico State University
1:00 p.m.
Implementation of WeBWorK Delivering Internet-Based Homework In College Algebra Classes.
Neil Sigmon* , Radford University
Coreen Mett , Radford University
1:00 p.m.
The Hydrogen Atom: Ann Introduction to Group and Representation Theory.
Stephanie Frank Singer* , formerly of Haverford College
1:00 p.m.
CAUSEweb: A Digital Library for Undergraduate Statistics Education.
Ginger Holmes Rowell* , Middle Tennessee State University
Scott McDaniel , Middle Tennessee State University
Dennis Pearl , The Ohio State University
Roger Woodard , North Carolina State University
Megan Duffey , Middle Tennessee State University
Ileah McKee , Middle Tennessee State University
1:00 p.m.
Demos with Positive Impact.
Lila Roberts* , Georgia College & State University
David Hill , Temple University
1:00 p.m.
Integrating Computer Explorations into College Geometry.
William Fenton* , Bellarmine University
Sr. Barbara Reynolds , Cardinal Stritch University
1:00 p.m.
Adapting WeBWorK Internet-Based Gateway Exams and Maple PowerTools to Introduce Appropriate Use of Technology in the First Two Semesters of Calculus.
Daniel Heath* , Pacific Lutheran University
1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: Training Environmental Statisticians Using Complicated Data Sets to Make More Informed Environmental Decisions.
William Hunt* , North Carolina State University
Kimberly Weems , North Carolina State University
1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Research: Training Environmental Statisticians Using Complicated Data Sets to Make More Informed Environmental Decisions.
Nagambal Shah* , Spelman College
Monica Stephens , Spelman College
1:00 p.m.
Mathematics for Future Secondary Teachers: A Collection of Curriculum Models and Ideas.
James Madden* , Louisiana State University
1:00 p.m.
Diffraction for Undergraduates.
David Kammler* , Southern Illinois University
1:00 p.m.
Writing to Learn Mathematics-No Instructor Grading.
Mary Kay Abbey* , Montgomery College
Bette Daudu , Montgomery College
1:00 p.m.
WeBWorK in the Mathematics Curriculum.
Jeff Holt* , University of Virginia
1:00 p.m.
Web-Based Math Homework.
John Jones* , Arizona State University
1:00 p.m.
Improving Mathematical Skill and Attitudes of Under-prepared College Freshmen.
Rosalie Dance* , University of the Virgin Islands
1:00 p.m.
Core Mathematics.
Gary Krahn* , United States Military Academy
Don Small , United States Military Academy
1:00 p.m.
The National Curve Bank Project: A MATH Archive.
Shirley Gray* , California State University Los Angeles
Bill Austin , University of Tennessee at Martin
Phillip Johnson , Appalachian State University
1:00 p.m.
Improving Preservice Mathematics Teachers' Understanding of Fundamental Concepts in the Secondary Mathematics Curriculum.
John Lorch* , Ball State University
Ralph Bremigan , Ball State University
Elizabeth Bremigan , Ball State University
1:00 p.m.
Quantitative Methods for Public Policy.
David Bressoud* , Macalester College
Daniel Kaplan , Macalester College
1:00 p.m.
The PascGalois Project: Visualizing Abstract Algebra.
Michael Bardzell* , Salisbury University
Kathleen Shannon , Salisbury University
1:00 p.m.
A Motivational Course in Cryptology and Coding Theory to Reveal the Excitement and Relevance of Mathematics to the Early Undergraduate.
Sarah Spence* , Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Gordon Prichett , Babson College
1:00 p.m.
Exploring Geometry: Integrated Textbook and Software for College Geometry.
Mike Hvidsten* , Gustavus Adolphus College
1:00 p.m.
The Vector Calculus Bridge Project.
Tevian Dray* , Oregon State University
1:00 p.m.
Implementing Activity-based Cooperative Learning and Technology (ACT Curriculum) in Statistics Courses for Non-majors and K-12 Preservice Teachers.
Carl Lee* , Central Michigan University
1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Development of Java Laboratories for College Algebra and Trigonometry.
Michael Mays* , West Virginia University
1:00 p.m.
Native American-based Materials for Integration into Undergraduate Mathematics Education.
Charles Funkhouser* , California State University Fullerton
1:00 p.m.
Pathways Through Algebra Project.
Terrie Teegarden* , San Diego Mesa College
1:00 p.m.
Discrete Mathematics for Prospective K-8 Teachers.
Valerie DeBellis* , Shodor Education Foundation
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. AMS Workshop
T.A. development using case studies: A workshop for faculty (Part 2).
Organizers:
Solomon Friedberg , Boston University
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. MAA Project NExt Panel Discussion
Planning a sabbatical.
Organizers:
Jeffrey T. Barton , Birmingham-Southern College
Bernadette Mullins , Birmingham-Southern College
Barry S. Spieler , Birmingham-Southern College
Panelists:
William A. Marion , Valparaiso University
Neil Portnoy , Stony Brook University
Barbara Reynolds , Cardinal Stritch University
Michelle D. Wagner , National Security Agency
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. AMS-MAA Joint Committee on Teaching Assistants and Part-Time Instructors Panel Discussion
Just the facts: Profiles and inferences from data on permanently temporary faculty.
Organizers:
Kevin Charlwood , Wabash University
Judith L. Baxter , University of Illinois-Chicago
Bettye Anne Case , Florida State University
Panelists:
Mary W. Gray , American University
Pat Shure , University of Michigan
Stephen B. Rodi , Austin Community College
James W. Maxwell , AMS
Bettye Anne Case ,
Moderators:
Kevin Charlwood ,
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. MAA Committee on Articulation and Placement Panel Discussion
The great divide: Graphing calculators in secondary and college education.
Organizers:
Thomas W. Tucker , Colgate University
Panelists:
Gail F. Burrill , Michigan State University
Raymond J. Cannon , Baylor University
Richard H. Escobales , Canisius College
Thomas Tucker ,
Friday January 7, 2005, 1:20 p.m.-2:10 p.m. ASL Invited Address
Structural equivalences for the determinacy of real games.
W. Hugh Woodin* , University of California Berkeley
Friday January 7, 2005, 2:15 p.m.-4:00 p.m. NAM Granville-Brown-Haynes Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences
Friday January 7, 2005, 2:15 p.m.-4:10 p.m. RMMC Board of Directors
Friday January 7, 2005, 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. MAA Presentations by Teaching Award Recipients
Friday January 7, 2005, 2:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m. ASL Session for Contributed Papers
2:30 p.m.
Description and Comparison of Computable Structures.
Wesley Calvert* , University of Notre Dame
Valentina Harizanov , George Washington University
Julia F Knight , University of Notre Dame
Sara Miller , University of Notre Dame
2:55 p.m.
Lusin sets, free abelian groups, and homeomorphisms of the Baer-Specker group.
Moses Klein* , Ohio University
3:20 p.m.
Closed Subsets of stationary Sets in P omega-one omega-two.
Robert Mignone* , The College of Charleston
3:45 p.m.
Results in geometry of D-semianalytic and subanalytic sets over Non-Archimedean fields.
Y. Firat Celikler* , Purdue University
4:10 p.m.
CZF + Full Separation is equiconsistent with Second Order Arithmetic.
Robert Lubarsky* , Florida Atlantic University
4:35 p.m.
The Gardenfors Impossibility Theorem does not show that genuine belief-revision functions cannot be monotonic.
Neil Tennant* , Ohio State University
5:00 p.m.
On the existence of a single axiom for implicational R-mingle.
Dolph Ulrich* , Purdue University
5:25 p.m.
Sensitivity and Specificity of the Genetic Code.
Dennis F Cudia* , Rockford, Illinois
Friday January 7, 2005, 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. AMS Committee on Science Policy Panel Discussion
Advances in biomedical research will depend on help from the mathematical sciences.
Presenters:
Jeremy Berg , National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Adam Paul Arkin , University of California Berkeley
Friday January 7, 2005, 2:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
Classroom networks for developing mathematical understanding.
Organizers:
Franklin D. Demana , The Ohio State University
Jeremy Roschelle , SRI International
Panelists:
James J. Kaput , University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
Walter Stroup , University of Texas, Austin
Louis Abrahamson , Better Education, Inc.
Friday January 7, 2005, 2:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m. MAA Special Presentation
Actuarial education.
Organizers:
Bettye Anne Case , Florida State University
Steve Paris , Florida State University
Matthew J. Hassett , Arizona State University
Krzysztof M. Ostaszewski , Illinois State University
Presenters:
Richard London , University of Connecticut
Friday January 7, 2005, 3:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#14: Part B
Euler.
Organizers:
William W. Dunham , Muhlenberg College
Edward C. Sandifer , Western Connecticut State University
Friday January 7, 2005, 3:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#3: Part B
Creating interactive workbooks using MS Excel.
Organizers:
Sarah L. Mabrouk , Framingham State College
Friday January 7, 2005, 3:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#9: Part B
Infusing connections into core courses for future secondary teachers.
Organizers:
Steve R. Benson , Education Development Center
Al Cuoco , Education Development Center
Karen J. Graham , University of New Hampshire
Neil Portnoy , Stony Brook University
Friday January 7, 2005, 3:20 p.m.-5:15 p.m. MAA Session on Teaching Visualization Skills, II
Organizers: Mary L. Platt , Salem State College mplatt@salemstate.edu
Catherine A. Gorini , Maharishi University of Managment
Sarah J. Greenwald , Appalachian State University
3:20 p.m.
Discussion.
3:40 p.m.
Teaching Students to Illustrate Border and Wallpaper Patterns.
Gwen L Fisher* , California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
(1003-N1-685)
4:00 p.m.
Visualization on Pool Tables and Cones using Geometer's Sketchpad.
Nathaniel Miller* , University of Northern Colorado
(1003-N1-396)
4:20 p.m.
Hands-on Visualization in Preparation for Computer Graphics.
Julie Barnes* , Western Carolina University
Kathy Ivey , Western Carolina University
(1003-N1-730)
4:40 p.m.
Teaching Visualization Skills in a Geometry course for pre-service Elementary School Teachers.
Cecelia Laurie* , University of Alabama
Cristina Gomez , University of Alabama
Wei Shen Hsia , University of Alabama
(1003-N1-474)
5:00 p.m.
Visual College Algebra for Teachers.
Laurie Burton* , Western Oregon University
Maria G. Fung , Western Oregon University
(1003-N1-247)
Friday January 7, 2005, 4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. MAA Committee on Undergraduate Student Activities and Chapters (CUSAC) Poster Session
Undergraduate student poster session.
Organizers:
Mario Martelli , Claremont McKenna College
Friday January 7, 2005, 4:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m. SIGMAA for Quantitative Literacy Panel Discussion
System-wide quantitative literacy initiatives.
Organizers:
Judith F. Moran , Trinity College
Caren L. Diefenderfer , Hollins University
Panelists:
Linda R. Sons , Northern Illinois University
Kathleen B. Burk , Pensacola Junior College
Kimberly M. Vincent , Washington State University
Bernard L. Madison , University of Arkansas
Friday January 7, 2005, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. WEB SIGMAA Business Meeting
Organizers:
Kirby A. Baker , University of California Los Angeles
Friday January 7, 2005, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics Business Meeting, Guest Lecture, and Reception
Organizers: Bonnie Gold , Monmouth University
Satish Bhatnagar , University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Friday January 7, 2005, 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. MAA Business, Industry and Government Welcoming Reception
Friday January 7, 2005, 5:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m. SIGMAA on Quantitative Literacy Business Meeting and Reception
Organizers:
Judith F. Moran , Trinity College
Caren L. Diefenderfer , Hollins University
Friday January 7, 2005, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. {\bit Mathematical Reviews} Reception
Friday January 7, 2005, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. MAA and Educational Advancement Foundation Reception
Friday January 7, 2005, 8:00 p.m.-8:40 p.m. NAM Reception, Banquet, and Cox-Talbot Address
This talk will take place at conclusion of the NAM Banquet.
Intrinsically interesting mathematical intrigue (Why I love mathematics).
John W. Alexander Jr.* , Miami-Dade College
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