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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
Saturday January 8, 2005
Saturday January 8, 2005, 7:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Joint Meetings Registration
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS-MAA-SIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, III
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
8:00 a.m.
Using Scale Mixtures of Normals to Model Continuously Compounded.
Kristen Dardia , James Madison University
Melanie Wilson* , Allegheny College
Hamdan Hasan , James Madison University
(1003-62-1578)
8:30 a.m.
Tracking Motions of Cellular Leaves.
Sandra Gregov* , York University
Walter Whiteley , York University
Joseph Aiken , Toronto, Ontario, Canada
(1003-52-1039)
9:00 a.m.
Properties of a family of generalized Fibonacci type polynomials.
Lisa L. Lackney* , The University of Akron
(1003-11-974)
9:30 a.m.
Roots and matrix representations of generalized Fibonacci polynomials.
Lori A. McDonnell* , The University of Akron
(1003-11-963)
10:00 a.m.
An Improved Algorithm to Search for Quasi-Twisted Error Correcting Codes.
Benjamin T Johnson* , Kenyon College
Nuh Aydin , Kenyon College
(1003-05-1516)
10:30 a.m.
The n-cubed cubes problem.
Ethan Berkove , Lafayette College
Jenna Hammang* , Valparaiso University
Ben Hummon , Vassar College
Joy Kogut , Simmons College
(1003-05-1519)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS-MAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Organizers: Joseph W. Dauben , Lehman College (CUNY) jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter , Westmont College
Karen H. Parshall , University of Virginia
8:00 a.m.
Does the Chinese Term "mian" Really Equate with the Concept of Irrational Number?
Yibao Xu* , Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
(1003-01-645)
8:30 a.m.
Papyrus versus Bamboo: A comparative study of ancient Egyptian and Chinese mathematical texts.
Wann-Sheng Horng* , National Taiwan Normal University
(1003-01-1011)
9:00 a.m.
Spherical Trigonometry in 17-18th Century China after Euclid's Elements.
J.-P. Jeff Chen* , St. Cloud State University
(1003-01-584)
9:30 a.m.
Galileo 1633 and Florensky 1933. The uses of mathematics, science and cosmology in the conflict between the medieval and progressive world views.
Charles E. Ford* , Saint Louis University
(1003-01-1338)
10:00 a.m.
A One-Man Show: James Whitbread Lee Glaisher, the ``Messenger of Mathematics," and the``Quarterly Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics".
Sloan Evans Despeaux* , Western Carolina University
(1003-01-276)
10:30 a.m.
It's All for the Best: Looking for Perfection with Mathematical Models.
Judith V. Grabiner* , Pitzer College, Claremont, California
(1003-01-572)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Nonsmooth Analysis in Variational and Imaging Problems, II
Organizers: M. Zuhair Nashed , University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu
Otmar Scherzer , University of Innsbruck
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Analysis and Applications in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, I
Organizers: Michael T. Lacey , Georgia Institute of Technology
Jason L. Metcalfe , Georgia Institute of Technology metcalfe@math.gatech.edu
Gerd Mockenhaupt , Georgia Institute of Technology
Ronghua Pan , Georgia Institute of Technology panrh@math.gatech.edu
Andrzej J. Swiech , Georgia Institute of Technology
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Integrable Systems and Special Functions, II
Organizers: Andras Balogh , University of Texas-Pan American
Mourad E. H. Ismail , University of Central Florida
Wen-Xiu Ma , University of South Florida maxw@math.usf.edu
Zhijun Qiao , Los Alamos National Laboratory qiao@lanl.gov
8:00 a.m.
On the asymptotic analysis of Toeplitz determinants via the Riemann-Hilbert method.
Alexander R Its* , Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
(1003-33-238)
8:30 a.m.
Orthogonal Polynomials with Discontinuous Weights: An Example on Painleve IV.
Yang Chen* , Imperial College London
(1003-33-154)
9:00 a.m.
Special functions arising from discrete Painlev\'e equations.
Masatoshi Noumi* , Kobe University, Japan
(1003-33-1072)
9:30 a.m.
Soliton Ensembles and Semiclassical Asymptotics.
Peter D Miller* , University of Michigan
(1003-35-811)
10:00 a.m.
On Slepian series expansion.
Xiaoping Shen* , Ohio University
Naoki Saito , University of California - Davis
(1003-33-136)
10:30 a.m.
The Sharpenining of WZ Theory.
Mohamud Mohammed* , Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey
Doron Zeilberger , Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey
(1003-33-328)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Complex and Functional Analysis, I
Organizers: Mihaly Bakonyi , Georgia State University
Imre Patyi , University of California San Diego imrepatyi@member.ams.org
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Topics in Geometric Function Theory, II
Organizers: Abdelkrim Farouk Brania , Morehouse College
David A. Herron , University of Cincinnati
Shanshuang Yang , Emory University syang@mathcs.emory.edu
8:00 a.m.
The Carleman function of one problem for the statics equations of elastic-deformed porous media in a half-plane.
Kholmatzhon Imomnazarov* , Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics, Russia
Evgenij Grachev , Nikolaev Institute of Inorganic Chemistry Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences
Nasridin Zhabborov , National University of Uzbekistan
(1003-30-1043)
8:30 a.m.
Dynamics and Structure of Julia sets of polynomial semigroups with bounded finite postcritical set.
Rich L Stankewitz* , Ball State University
Hiroki Sumi , Tokyo Institute of Technology
(1003-30-843)
9:00 a.m.
Holomorphic family and Bers fiber space.
Chaohui Zhang* , Morehouse College
(1003-30-1442)
9:30 a.m.
Applications of Potential Theory to problems in numerical linear algebra.
John F Rossi* , Virginia Tech
(1003-31-803)
10:00 a.m.
$\beta$--bounded/compact and Hilbert--Schmidt Composition operators.
Abebaw Tadesse* , University Of Pittsburgh
(1003-30-798)
10:30 a.m.
On holomorphic continuation of functions.
Sevdiyor Akramovich Imomkulov* , Al-Khorezmiy University
(1003-32-828)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Algorithmic Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, II
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
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Modular Representation Theory of Finite and Algebraic Groups, II
Organizers: David J. Hemmer , University of Toledo david.hemmer@utoledo.edu
Cornelius Pillen , University of South Alabama pillen@jaguar1.usouthal.edu
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:25 a.m. AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, II
8:15 a.m.
On Monge-Amp\`ere Type Equations Arising In Optimal Transportation Problems.
Truyen Van Nguyen* , Temple University
(1003-35-599)
8:30 a.m.
Direct approach for $C^{1,\alpha}$-regularity of solutions to the Monge-Ampere equation.
Diego M. Maldonado* , University of Kansas
L. Forzani , UNL-IMAL Conicet (Argentina) and School of Statistics, University of Minnesota
(1003-35-791)
8:45 a.m.
Discussion.
9:00 a.m.
Long-time Limit For The Ginzburg-Landau System With Pinning.
Jianzhong Sun* , U. North Carolina at Wilmington
Patricia Bauman , Purdue University
(1003-35-915)
9:15 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior for the evolution of spinodal decomposition with elastic deformation.
M. Affouf* , Kean University
(1003-35-1097)
9:30 a.m.
Discussion.
9:45 a.m.
Characterization of entire solutions to Burger's equation.
Upali P Karunathilake* , University of Minnesota
(1003-35-1513)
10:00 a.m.
Global existence and uniqueness of solutions to nonlinear equations modeling the low-speed flow of an incompressible, barotropic fluid.
Diane L Denny* , University of Wyoming
(1003-35-1539)
10:15 a.m.
Reaction-Diffusion models for epitaxial growth: scaling laws in step flow.
Cameron R Connell* , New Jersey Institute of Technology
(1003-35-1656)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Session on Probability
8:00 a.m.
Free Stochastic Music.
Wai Chan* , Cal Poly Pomona
Michael Green , Cal Poly Pomona
(1003-60-1006)
8:15 a.m.
Kendall Distribution Functions.
Roger B. Nelsen* , Lewis & Clark College
Jos\'{e} Juan Quesada Molina , Universidad de Granada (Spain)
Jos\'{e} Antonio Rodr\'{\i}guez Lallena , Universidad de Almer\'{\i}a (Spain)
Manuel \'{U}beda Flores , Universidad de Almer\'{\i}a (Spain)
(1003-60-1198)
8:30 a.m.
Almost periodicity in probability and neutral stochastic functional differential equations with causal operators.
Zephyrinus C. Okonkwo* , Albany State University
(1003-60-1269)
8:45 a.m.
Almost sure invariance principles for random walk in random environment.
Firas Rassoul-Agha* , Ohio State University
Timo Seppalainen , University of Wisconsin at Madison
(1003-60-1529)
9:00 a.m.
Products of random variables and asymptotic distribution of the extremes.
Italo Simonelli* , Texas A&M Univeresity-Commerce
(1003-60-1589)
9:15 a.m.
On dispersive, stochastic inequalities and comparisons of the cauchy, gauss and logistic distributions.
Broderick Oluyede* , Georgia Southern University
(1003-60-1597)
9:30 a.m.
On a stationary, triple-wise independent, absolutely regular counterexample to the central limit theorem.
Richard C. Bradley* , Indiana University
(1003-60-33)
9:45 a.m.
Palindromes Under a 1st Order Markov Model with Applications to Genetic Sequences.
Leanna Horton* , East Tennessee State University
Anne Shiu , University of Chicago
James Gardner , East Tennessee State University
(1003-60-581)
10:00 a.m.
Survival Among Traps for a Random Walk on an Infinite Graph.
Lee Gibson* , Cornell University
(1003-60-856)
10:15 a.m.
A definition of wavelet variance.
Xunming Du* , Great Basin College
(1003-60-899)
10:30 a.m.
A Moment Inequality for a Functional of a Birth Markov Chain.
Constantine Georgakis* , DePaul University
(1003-60-998)
10:45 a.m.
Applications of Geometric Moment Theory related to Optimal Portfolio Management.
George A Anastassiou* , University of Memphis
(1003-60-21)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Session on Combinatorics, IV
8:00 a.m.
On the Well-Coveredness of Cartesian Products of Graphs.
Alexandra Ovetsky* , Princeton University
(1003-05-506)
8:15 a.m.
Break
8:30 a.m.
On $H$-Imitations.
Michael J Ferrara* , Emory University
Ronald J. Gould , Emory University
Gerard R. Tansey , Emory University
Thor Whalen , Metron, Inc.
(1003-05-583)
8:45 a.m.
On an interpolation property of outerplanar graphs.
Ko-Wei Lih* , Academia Sinica
Chen-Yin Lin , National Sun Yet-sen University
Li-Da Tong , National Sun Yet-sen University
(1003-05-603)
9:00 a.m.
Classes of graphs with bounded integrity.
Nadia Heninger* , University of California, Berkeley
Annalies Vuong , University of California, Santa Barbara
Anne Shiu , University of Chicago
(1003-05-604)
9:15 a.m.
Completing Partial Latin Squares: a conjecture of Haggkvist.
Jaromy Scott Kuhl* , University of Mississippi
Tristan Denley , University of Mississippi
(1003-05-612)
9:30 a.m.
Bad Squares on Board Games.
Amy N. Myers* , St. Joseph's University
(1003-05-617)
9:45 a.m.
A new extension of the cage problem.
Connie M. Campbell* , Millsaps College
William Staton , University of Mississippi
(1003-05-670)
10:00 a.m.
Pebbling random graphs.
James Gardner* , East Tennessee State University
Anant Godbole , East Tennessee State University
(1003-05-705)
10:15 a.m.
Class 0, Deep, and Profound Graphs.
Carl Yerger* , Harvey Mudd College
Nathaniel Watson , Washington University in St. Louis
(1003-05-706)
10:30 a.m.
Vertex neighbor integrity of graphs.
Anne Shiu* , University of Chicago
Nadia Heninger , University of California, Berkeley
Annalies Vuong , University of California, Santa Barbara
(1003-05-718)
10:45 a.m.
On $H$-Linked Graphs.
Michael J. Ferrara , Emory University
Ronald J. Gould , Emory University
Gerard R. Tansey* , Emory University
Thor Whalen , Metron, Inc., Reston, VA
(1003-05-732)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-9:40 a.m. AMS Session on Applied Mathematics, II
8:00 a.m.
Curriculum Development Through Primary Historical Sources.
Jerry M. Lodder* , New Mexico State University
(1003-97-1246)
8:15 a.m.
Exponential Stability of Wave Systems Via Distributed Coupling Controllers.
M. Najafi* , Kent State University Ashtabula
(1003-93-1019)
8:30 a.m.
Measure Solutions for Impulsive Evolution Equations with Measurable vector Fields.
N U Ahmed* , SITE/Department of Mathematics, University of Ottawa
(1003-93-239)
8:45 a.m.
The Analysis of Intrinsic Mode Functions and Instantaneous Phase.
V. Vatchev* , University of South Carolina
R. Sharpley , University of South Carolina
(1003-94-1508)
9:00 a.m.
Affine Transformation Method in Automatic Image Registration.
Xiquan Shi* , Delaware State University
Fengshan Liu , Delaware State University
(1003-94-366)
9:15 a.m.
Improved Lagrangian for the Fermionic String.
A. M. Abdurrahman* , Department of Physics, Shippensburg University
J. M. Bordes , Departament de Fisica Teorica, Universitat de Valencia
(1003-81-912)
9:30 a.m.
Pairing Strategy Draws in 2-player $N^d$ Tic-Tac-Toe.
Klay T Kruczek* , Western Oregon University
(1003-90-590)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on My Three Favorite Original Calculus Problems
Organizers: J. D. Phillips, Jr. , Wabash College phillipj@wabash.edu
Timothy J. Pennings , Hope College
8:00 a.m.
Self-interest and mean values: three problems.
J. D. Phillips* , Wabash College
(1003-R1-1534)
8:15 a.m.
Honors Class Problems on Uniqueness and Inversion.
Charles W. Groetsch* , University of Cincinnati
(1003-R1-873)
8:30 a.m.
Putting it all Together.
G. Elton Graves* , Rose-Hulman Institue of Technology
(1003-R1-710)
8:45 a.m.
My Favorite Three Calculus Problems.
Heakyung Lee* , Winthrop University
(1003-R1-805)
9:00 a.m.
Coffee and fast food: Calculus on shapes familiar to students.
John C George* , Eastern New Mexico University
(1003-R1-619)
9:15 a.m.
My Three Favorite Original Calculus Problems.
Ron Buckmire* , Occidental College
(1003-R1-479)
9:30 a.m.
Three Interesting Calculus Challenges.
Kevin E. Charlwood* , Washburn University
(1003-R1-191)
9:45 a.m.
Three Problems for the Analytic Geometry Component of a First-Year Calculus Course.
Ralf G. Peters* , University of Northern British Columbia
(1003-R1-1095)
10:00 a.m.
Differing by a Constant and an Alternate Approach to Partial Fractions of Integrals.
N. R. Nandakumar* , Delaware State University
Michael J. Bosse , East Carolina University
(1003-R1-417)
10:15 a.m.
Non-standard problems on Definite Integrals.
Anand Kumar* , Ramanujan School of Mathematics
(1003-R1-1621)
10:30 a.m.
Standard Problems with a Twist.
Timothy J. Pennings* , Hope College
(1003-R1-1083)
10:45 a.m.
Discussion.
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. MAA Session on Meeting the Challenge: Relationship Between Mathematics and Biology in the 21st Century
Organizers: Catherine M. Murphy , Purdue University Calumet murphycm@calumet.purdue.edu
G. Elton Graves , Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
David A. Smith , Duke University
8:00 a.m.
Modeling Biological Systems with Difference Equations.
Mazen Shahin* , Delaware State University
(1003-S1-1545)
8:30 a.m.
A Calculus Sequence for Biology Students.
Timothy D Comar* , Benedictine University
(1003-S1-401)
8:45 a.m.
A Model Introductory Mathematical Biology Course.
Ronald E Mickens* , Clark Atlanta University
(1003-S1-1626)
9:00 a.m.
The Institute for Quantitative Biology at East Tennessee State University.
Jeff R. Knisley* , East Tennesse State University
(1003-S1-967)
9:15 a.m.
From data to derivatives: lessons for the general calculus.
Eric S Marland* , Appalachian State University
Mary E Searcy , Appalachian State University
(1003-S1-261)
9:30 a.m.
The Good, the Bad, and the Surprising.
Mary E Searcy* , Appalachian State University
Eric S Marland , Appalachian State University
(1003-S1-259)
9:45 a.m.
Student Projects Using the Mathematical Models of Pharmacokinetics.
Theresa A Laurent* , St. Louis College of Pharmacy
(1003-S1-323)
10:00 a.m.
An Unrestricted Model for Dating Genetic Separation.
Scott R Herriott* , Maharishi University of Management
(1003-S1-245)
10:30 a.m.
Agent-Based Modeling as a Tool for Teaching Computational Modeling of Biology.
Suman Ganguli* , Biosystems Group, University of California San Francisco
(1003-S1-1582)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. MAA Session on Mathematics Experiences in Business, Industry, and Government
Organizers: Philip E. Gustafson , Mesa State College pgustafs@mesastate.edu
Michael G. Monticino , University of North Texas
8:00 a.m.
Opening remarks.
8:05 a.m.
The Military Entrance Processing Command Location Optimization Study - A Team Effort.
Edgar K Rugenstein* , United States Military Academy
Darrall Henderson , United States Military Academy
(1003-T1-385)
8:20 a.m.
Summary of Mathematics Used In Planning Processes For Supply Chain Activities.
Charlie E Stevens* , GE Plastics Materials Management
(1003-T1-1390)
8:35 a.m.
Recent Results on Costas Arrays.
Gregory E. Coxson* , Lockheed Martin MS2, Moorestown, New Jersey
James K Beard , Lockheed Martin MS2, Moorestown, New Jersey
Jon C Russo , Lockheed Martin ATL, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Keith Ericson , New Jersey Institute of Technology, Mount Laurel
Michael Monteleone , New Jersey Institute of Technology, Mount Laurel
Michael Wright , New Jersey Institute of Technology, Mount Laure
(1003-T1-347)
8:50 a.m.
A Channel Model for Ultrawideband Radio Networks.
Marcus Pendergrass* , Convergent Corporation
(1003-T1-749)
9:05 a.m.
Office Management: A Markov Model.
Gregory Battle* , Morehouse College
(1003-T1-151)
9:20 a.m.
The Statistics Behind the Scenes: Statistics in Consumer Reports.
Abbe H. Herzig* , University at Albany, State University of New York
(1003-T1-905)
9:35 a.m.
Solving a process line modification problem.
James C Pomfret* , Bloomsburg University
Youmin Lu , Bloomsburg University
(1003-T1-445)
9:50 a.m.
The Effect of the Rayleigh Instability on Anisotropic Crystalline Rods.
Katharine F Gurski* , George Washington University
Geoffrey B McFadden , National Institute for Standards and Technology
Michael J Miksis , Northwestern University
(1003-T1-1088)
10:05 a.m.
A walk on the industry side: a mathematician takes on the seismic exploration business.
Nicholas Coult* , Augsburg College
(1003-T1-1411)
10:20 a.m.
Optimizing the Retail Experience: A New Frontier for Applied Mathematics.
Tracy A Bibelnieks* , Augsburg College
(1003-T1-1156)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on In-Service Training Programs For K--12 Mathematics Teachers, I
Organizers: Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo , Valparaiso University zsuzsanna.szaniszlo@valpo.edu
Judith L. Covington , Louisiana State University, Shreveport
Tamas Szabo , Weber State University
8:00 a.m.
MST\@UNH: A graduate degree in mathematics for mathematics teachers.
Karen Graham , University of New Hampshire
Steve Benson* , Education Development Center
(1003-W1-760)
8:20 a.m.
Yearlong, Sustained Contact Model for 7-12 Mathematics Teachers.
Judy S O'Neal* , North Georgia College & State University
(1003-W1-298)
8:40 a.m.
Harvard University and the Boston Public Schools.
John Boller* , Harvard University
(1003-W1-1231)
9:00 a.m.
Mathematics Knowledge: Implications for Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Middle and High Schools.
Wayne Harvey* , Education Development Center, Inc.
Glenn H. Stevens , Boston University
Al Cuoco , Education Development Center, Inc.
(1003-W1-764)
9:20 a.m.
A System Initiative Program Lives in Louisiana.
Vic Schneider* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1003-W1-443)
9:40 a.m.
Professional Development for In-service Teachers through Project PRIME.
Jamar Pickreign* , SUNY Fredonia
Robert Rogers , SUNY Fredonia
Keary Howard , SUNY Fredonia
(1003-W1-675)
10:00 a.m.
Implementing Comprehensive Multi-faceted Professional Development: Lessons Learned from University and K-12 Partnerships.
Paul E Kehle* , Indiana University
Daniel Maki , Indiana University
(1003-W1-1216)
10:20 a.m.
A Mathematics Partnership Program for Teachers of ESL Students.
Mary K. Porter* , Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana
Colleen M. Hoover , Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana
(1003-W1-737)
10:40 a.m.
Teachers as Leaders and Learners.
Cathy S. Liebars* , The College of New Jersey
(1003-W1-608)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:20 a.m.-4:10 p.m. AWM Workshop
This session consists of several parts listed separately throughout this program. All meeting participants are invited to attend all presentations.
Organizers:
Dawn A. Lott , Delaware State University
Claudia Polini , University of Notre Dame
Judy L. Walker , University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Inverse Spectral Geometry, II
Organizers: Carolyn S. Gordon , Dartmouth University
Ruth Gornet , University of Kentucky
Peter A. Perry , University of Kentucky perry@ms.uky.edu
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:30 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, I
Organizers: William O. Martin , North Dakota State University william.martin@ndsu.nodak.edu
Barbara E. Edwards , Oregon State University
Draga D. Vidakovic , Georgia State University
8:30 a.m.
Describing Undergraduates' Reasoning Within and Across Multiple Geometries.
Stephen D Blair* , Grand Valley State University
(1003-V1-352)
8:45 a.m.
Which Comes First, Development or Learning? A New Twist on the Chicken versus Egg Question.
Katherine Safford-Ramus* , Saint Peter's College
(1003-V1-283)
9:00 a.m.
The Special Nature of Mathematical Definitions.
John Urenko* , Penn State Capital College
(1003-V1-87)
9:15 a.m.
The Development of a Community Concept of Proof.
Jennifer Christian Smith* , The University of Texas at Austin
(1003-V1-1630)
9:30 a.m.
College Prep: Fact or Fiction?
Ernest Shen* , California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1003-V1-1369)
9:45 a.m.
Undergraduates' Uses of Variables and Success in Entry-Level Mathematics Courses.
Susan S. Gray , University of New England
Barbara J. Loud , Regis College
Carole P. Sokolowski* , Merrimack College
(1003-V1-1250)
10:00 a.m.
On Schema Thematization.
Maria Trigueros* , ITAM, Mexico
Laurel Cooley , CUNY, New York
Bernadette Baker , Drake University, Iowa
(1003-V1-1203)
10:15 a.m.
Implementing Lesson Study at the Undergraduate Level.
Emilie Wiesner , University of Wisconsin-Madison
Aaron Weinberg* , University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bret Benesh , University of Wisconsin-Madison
(1003-V1-976)
10:30 a.m.
What symbols facilitate learning and transfer of mathematical concepts? College students' performance on learning instantiations of Abelian groups.
Jennifer A Kaminski* , Center for Cognitive Science Ohio State University
Vladimir M Sloutsky , Center for Cognitive Science Ohio State University
Andrew F Heckler , Department of Physics Ohio State University
(1003-V1-881)
10:45 a.m.
General Reading Comprehension Strategies Do Not Suffice for Learning Mathematics from Texts.
Mary D Shepherd* , Northwest Missouri State University
(1003-V1-833)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:30 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA General Contributed Paper Session, VI
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
8:30 a.m.
Discussion
8:45 a.m.
Impact of Islamic mathematics on thee Eurpoean Renaissance.
Elizabeth C Rogers* , Piedmont College
(1003-X1-1092)
9:00 a.m.
Why \emph{can't} I divide by zero?
Curtis J. Feist* , Southern Oregon University
(1003-X1-1289)
9:15 a.m.
Centers and Generalized Centers of Nearrings.
G. Alan Cannon* , Southeastern Louisiana University
Mark Farag , Wagner College
Lucyna Kabza , Southeastern Louisiana University
(1003-X1-430)
9:30 a.m.
Good and Square Matrices are Invertible.
William P. Wardlaw* , U. S. Naval Academy
(1003-X1-386)
9:45 a.m.
The Monge shuffle for a deck with $2^n$ cards.
Arne Ledet* , Texas Tech University
(1003-X1-381)
10:00 a.m.
Seminearrings of bivariate polynomials over a ring.
Kent M. Neuerburg* , Southeastern L:ouisiana University
(1003-X1-321)
10:15 a.m.
Pascal and Poker.
William M. Wagner* , Wagner Machine Works
(1003-X1-204)
10:30 a.m.
Learning mathematical concepts through object manipulation.
Akihiro Matsuura* , College of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Denki University
(1003-X1-1475)
10:45 a.m.
Data Analysis and Statistics for Practicing Teachers: Understanding Student's Statistical Ideas.
Wei Shen Hsia* , University of Alabama
Cristina Gomez , College of Education, University of Alabama
Cecelia Laurie , University of Alabama
(1003-X1-338)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:30 a.m.-10:20 a.m. AWM Workshop: Research Presentations by Recent Ph.D.s, I
8:30 a.m.
Unit Rank and the Rank of the Class Group of a Global Function Field.
Allison M. Pacelli* , Williams College
9:00 a.m.
Strichartz estimates for solutions of Schr\"odinger equations with external fields.
Virginia Naibo* , University of Kansas
Atanas Stefanov , University of Kansas
9:30 a.m.
A Theoretical Simulation Of Hematopoietic Stem Cells During Oxygen Fluctuations: Prediction Of Bone Marrow Responses During Blood Loss.
Eliana S Antoniou* , William Paterson University
Steve Sund , Honeywell Research & Technology, Morristown, NJ.
Emile Homsi , Honeywell Research & Technology, Morristown, NJ.
Leonard F Challenger , NJIT-Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering.
Pranela Rameshwar , UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.
10:00 a.m.
Linear Algebra and Image Restoration.
Lisa Perrone* , Tufts University
Saturday January 8, 2005, 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
Mathematicians as educators.
Moderators:
William G. McCallum , University of Arizona
Presenters:
Kristin L. Umland , University of New Mexico
Raven McCrory , Michigan State University
Steven G. Krantz , Washington University
Richard A. Askey , University of Wisconsin, Madison
Al Cuoco , Center for Mathematics Education, EDC
Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m. MAA Invited Address
Square ice is very nice, but can you put a match to it?
Georgia Benkart* , University of Wisconsin, Madison
(1003-A0-10)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m. ASL Invited Address
The nonstationary ideal and club guessing ideals.
Tetsuya Ishiu* , University of Kansas
Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#10: Part B
Bridging the gap between mathematics and the physical sciences.
Organizers:
Tevian Dray , Oregon State University
Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#15: Part B
Conceptests and Peer Instruction: Active learning in the calculus classroom.
Organizers:
Deborah Hughes Hallett , University of Arizona
David O. Lomen , University of Arizona
Maria Robinson , Seattle University
Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
Java applets in teaching mathematics.
Organizers:
Joe Yanik , Emporia State University
David M. Strong , Pepperdine University
Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Invited Paper Session on Worlds of Interactive Mathematics, Part I: The Legacy of Elias Deeba
Organizers: Ananda Gunawardena , Carnegie Mellon University
Dan Kalman , American University
Gerald J. Porter , University of Pennsylvania gjporter@math.upenn.edu
Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m. MAA/RUME Panel Discussion
The ICME-10 meeting.
Organizers:
Martha J. Siegel , Towson University
Andy R. Magid , University of Oklahoma
Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m. MAA Panel Discussion
Revisiting crossroads: The teaching and learning of mathematics in two-year colleges.
Organizers:
Susan S. Wood , J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Panelists:
Judy E. Ackerman , Montgomery College
Susan L. Ganter , Clemson University
Susan S. Wood ,
Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m. NAM-AWM Panel Discussion
Achieving diversity in graduate programs, Part II: The challenge to retain underrepresented groups.
Organizers:
Nathaniel Dean , Texas Southern University
Rhonda J. Hughes , Bryn Mawr College
Panelists:
Duane Cooper , Morehouse College
Farrah Jackson , North Carolina State University
Earl R. Barnes , Georgia Institute of Technology
Moderators:
Nathaniel Dean ,
Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Exhibits and Book Sales
Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Math on the Web, IV
Saturday January 8, 2005, 10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. NAM Business Meeting
Saturday January 8, 2005, 10:05 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Invited Address
Symmetry in complex analysis.
Steven G. Krantz* , Washington University in St. Louis
(1003-A0-13)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 10:05 a.m.-10:55 a.m. ASL Invited Address
Extensions of Hilbert's Tenth Problem.
Bjorn Poonen* , University of California at Berkeley
Saturday January 8, 2005, 10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. AWM Workshop: Poster Session with Presentations from Women Recent Ph.D.s and Graduate Students
10:30 a.m.
Extensions of Noncyclic $p$-Algebras with an application to Indecomposable Division Algebras.
Kelly L. McKinnie* , University of Texas at Austin
10:30 a.m.
Decay of the probability of ruin under uncertain investments.
Corina D. Constantinescu* , Oregon State University
Enrique A. Thomann , Oregon State University
10:30 a.m.
Finding Rational Cubic Spirals.
Donna Ann Dietz* , Mansfield University
10:30 a.m.
A decoupling technique and necessary conditions for the neutral problem of Bolza.
Norma L Ortiz* , Louisiana State University
10:30 a.m.
Residual intersections in Cohen-Macaulay rings.
Christine K. Cumming* , Purdue University
10:30 a.m.
Filtration Shrinkage and Compensators.
A. Deniz Sezer* , Cornell University, School of ORIE
10:30 a.m.
Almost-Additive Thermodynamic Formalism.
Anna Mummert* , Pennsylvania State University
10:30 a.m.
The Geometry of the Loewner Equation.
Joan R. Lind* , University of Washington
10:30 a.m.
Realizability of Graphs.
Maria T. Sloughter* , Cornell University
10:30 a.m.
Stanley's partition function and its relation to $p(n)$.
Holly M Swisher* , University of Wisconsin - Madison
10:30 a.m.
A mathematical model for signaling in early stages of tumor-induced angiogenesis.
Nicoleta E Tarfulea* , University of Minnesota
Hans G Othmer , University of Minnesota
10:30 a.m.
Classifying the Type of Groupoid C*-algebras.
Lisa Orloff Clark* , Colby-Sawyer College
10:30 a.m.
Stability in Some Nonlinear Difference Equations.
Mihaela Predescu* , Bentley College
10:30 a.m.
Monotone factors and stochastic domination.
Karen T. Ball* , Indiana University
10:30 a.m.
Success in University-Required Mathematics Courses: An Investigation of Students with Learning Disabilities.
Brooke Evans* , Morgan State University
Saturday January 8, 2005, 11:10 a.m.-11:40 a.m. MAA Business Meeting
Saturday January 8, 2005, 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. AMS Business Meeting
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS-MAA-SIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, IV
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.
The Shapley Value of Phylogenetic Trees.
Akemi Kashiwada* , Harvey Mudd College
Claus-Jochen Haake , University of Bielefeld
Francis Edward Su , Harvey Mudd College
(1003-05-990)
1:30 p.m.
Domination Parameters of RNA Trees.
Jeremy Smith* , Univ. of Tenn & East Tenn State
(1003-05-169)
2:00 p.m.
A Combinatorial Study of RNA Sequences.
Francesca Duncan* , Tuskegee Univ. & East Tenn State
Mariam Konate , Virginia Tech & East Tenn State
(1003-05-170)
2:30 p.m.
Proteins as Simple Graphs.
Daniel Lamb* , East Tenn State & Institute for Quantitative Biology
Bradley Wild , East Tenn State & Institute for Quantitative Biology
(1003-05-171)
3:00 p.m.
A Local Cellular Model for Growth on Quasicrystals.
Prince Chidyagwai* , Lafayette College
Clifford A Reiter , Lafayette College
(1003-70-174)
3:30 p.m.
The LSB theorem implies the KKM lemma.
Gwen Spencer* , Harvey Mudd College
Francis E. Su , Harvey Mudd College
(1003-54-1295)
4:00 p.m.
New Developments for Analysis of Intracranial Saccular Aneurysms: I. Biomechanical model, II. Computational algorithm, and III. Scientific visualization.
James B. Collins* , James Madison University
Matthew K. Watts , James Madison University
(1003-74-228)
4:30 p.m.
Decimation-in-frequency Fast Fourier Transforms for the Symmetric Group.
Eric J. Malm* , Harvey Mudd College
(1003-20-1214)
5:00 p.m.
$p$-Coloring Classes of Torus Knots.
Layla K. Oesper* , Pomona College
Anna-Lisa Breiland , Willamette University
(1003-54-918)
5:30 p.m.
Cyclic Structures with Lag-time Generators: Lag-Time Sequences, Matrices, and Torus Knots.
Rachel Betz* , Vassar College
Sandrah Eckel , Vassar College
Peter Pappas , Vassar College
(1003-57-1668)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Organizers: Joseph W. Dauben , Lehman College (CUNY) jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter , Westmont College
Karen H. Parshall , University of Virginia
1:00 p.m.
Benjamin Peirce and \em{The Cambridge Miscellany}: Directing a National Mathematical Research Agenda?
Deborah A. Kent* , University of Virginia
(1003-01-1352)
1:30 p.m.
American Ph.D.'s in Mathematics Before 1940: Spotlight on Women's Careers.
Judy Green , Marymount University
Jeanne LaDuke* , DePaul University
(1003-01-639)
2:00 p.m.
The evolution of a curriculum: tests at Vassar College 1888--1969.
John McCleary* , Vassar College
(1003-01-1401)
2:30 p.m.
Mathematics at West Point in the Early Twentieth Century.
V. Frederick Rickey* , United States Military Academy
(1003-01-1232)
3:00 p.m.
Components of the Early American Mathematics Publication Community.
Todd Timmons* , University of Arkansas--Fort Smith
(1003-01-322)
3:30 p.m.
When Mathematicians were Computers.
David Alan Grier* , Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University
(1003-01-300)
4:00 p.m.
Stefan Banach and the Weigl Institute: Banach During World War II.
Daniel S. Alexander* , Drake University
(1003-01-733)
4:30 p.m.
Grin and Baire It: The Original Baire Category Theorem.
William Dunham* , Muhlenberg College
(1003-01-271)
5:00 p.m.
History of manifolds.
Frank S. Quinn* , Virginia Tech
(1003-01-189)
5:30 p.m.
A Short History of the Zipf-Pareto Distribution.
Paul Schuette* , Meredith College
(1003-01-109)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-6:20 p.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Nonsmooth Analysis in Variational and Imaging Problems, III
Organizers: M. Zuhair Nashed , University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu
Otmar Scherzer , University of Innsbruck
1:00 p.m.
Essential features of the (local) minimizers of non-smooth regularized functionals.
Mila Nikolova* , CMLA (ENS de Cachan)
(1003-49-982)
1:30 p.m.
Hybrid Steepest Descent Method and Adaptive Projected Subgradient Method --- Their Unified View and Signal Processing Applications.
Isao Yamada* , Dept. of Communications and Integrated Systems, Tokyo Institute of Technology
(1003-65-1101)
2:00 p.m.
Vector Radial Basis Functions and Isotropic Pseudo-differential Operators on the Sphere.
Willi Freeden* , TU Kaiserslautern, Geomathematics Group
(1003-41-1372)
2:30 p.m.
Regularization by Means of Locally Supported Wavelets on the Sphere.
Michael Schreiner* , University Buchs, Laboratory for Industrial Mathematics
(1003-41-1373)
3:00 p.m.
New Tools for Geomagnetic Field Analysis From Satellite Data.
Thorsten Maier* , University of Kaiserslautern
(1003-41-1371)
3:30 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling of the Inverse Source Problem in Geomagnetism.
Carsten Mayer* , University of Kaiserslautern
(1003-45-1370)
4:00 p.m.
Slant Differentiability for Nonsmooth Operators and Applications to Operator Equations and Variational Inequalities.
M. Zuhair Nashed* , University of Central Florida
(1003-49-1635)
4:30 p.m.
Nonsmooth Optics: the case of phase retrieval.
James V. Burke , University of Washington
D. Russell Luke* , University of Delaware
(1003-49-1678)
5:00 p.m.
Relaxation of non-convex singular Functionals.
Markus Grasmair* , Department of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck
Otmar Scherzer , Department of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck
(1003-35-1159)
5:20 p.m.
Radius of Metric Regularity In Variational Analysis.
Wondimagegnehu Geremew* , Wayne State University
Boris Mordukhovich , Wayne State University
(1003-49-1316)
5:40 p.m.
Hemivariational inequality models in contact problems.
Dan D. Pascali* , Courant Institute, New York University
(1003-47-1170)
6:00 p.m.
A parametric proximal point algorithm.
I. L. Raykov* , University of Toledo
(1003-65-553)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Analysis and Applications in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, II
Organizers: Michael T. Lacey , Georgia Institute of Technology
Jason L. Metcalfe , Georgia Institute of Technology metcalfe@math.gatech.edu
Gerd Mockenhaupt , Georgia Institute of Technology
Ronghua Pan , Georgia Institute of Technology panrh@math.gatech.edu
Andrzej J. Swiech , Georgia Institute of Technology
1:00 p.m.
$L^p$ estimates for eigenfunctions of the Laplacian in manifolds with boundary.
Christopher D Sogge* , Johns Hopkins University
(1003-35-1051)
2:00 p.m.
Global Stability for the $(3+1)$ Dimensional Maxwell-Klein-Gordon Equations.
Jacob K Sterbenz* , Princeton University
(1003-35-1233)
2:30 p.m.
Global existence for 3D incompressible isotropic elastodynamics via the incompressible limit.
Thomas C. Sideris , University of California, Santa Barbara
Becca Thomases* , Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(1003-35-761)
3:00 p.m.
Isentropic Gas Dynamics with Large BV Data.
Robin Young* , U Mass Amherst
(1003-35-402)
4:00 p.m.
The Aronsson equation and the Calculus of Variations in L-infinity.
Changyou Wang* , University of Kentucky
(1003-35-1215)
4:30 p.m.
Wolff potentials and singularities of harmonic functions.
Denis A Labutin* , University of California Santa Barbara
(1003-35-1624)
5:00 p.m.
Dispersive Interpolation Inequalities and Applications.
Carlos E Kenig* , University of Chicago
(1003-35-1085)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Integrable Systems and Special Functions, III
Organizers: Andras Balogh , University of Texas-Pan American
Mourad E. H. Ismail , University of Central Florida
Wen-Xiu Ma , University of South Florida maxw@math.usf.edu
Zhijun Qiao , Los Alamos National Laboratory qiao@lanl.gov
1:00 p.m.
Zeros of Schur polynomials and cohomology of certain compact Lie groups.
Yuji Kodama* , Ohio State University
(1003-14-1252)
1:30 p.m.
Co-adjoint orbits and integrable Hamiltonians.
Michael Gekhtman* , University of Notre Dame
(1003-58-1070)
2:00 p.m.
Discussion.
2:30 p.m.
Hirota's bilinear method, Pfaffians and their applications in soliton equations.
Xing-Biao Hu* , Institute of Computational Math. & S.E.C., AMSS, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(1003-37-842)
3:00 p.m.
On KP Generators and the Geometry of the HBDE.
Michael Gekhtman , University of Notre Dame
Alex Kasman* , College of Charleston
(1003-39-54)
3:30 p.m.
k-Schur functions: why are they special?
Luc Lapointe , Universidad de Talca
Jennifer Morse* , University of Miami
(1003-05-1136)
4:00 p.m.
The Generalized Weierstrass System Inducing Surfaces of Constant and Non constant Mean Curvature in Euclidean Three Space.
Paul F Bracken* , University of Texas
(1003-35-317)
4:30 p.m.
Laplacian Growth and Whitham Equations in Soliton Theory.
Mark Mineev-Weinstein* , Los Alamos National Laboratory
(1003-35-814)
5:00 p.m.
Stable cnoidal waves in a coupled Kuramoto-Sivashinsky--Korteweg-de Vries equation.
Bao-Feng Feng* , The University of Texas-Pan American
(1003-33-641)
5:30 p.m.
Nonlinear wave phenomena in continuum mechanics: Some recent findings.
Pedro M. Jordan* , Naval Research Laboratory
(1003-76-1303)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Dynamics of Mapping Class Groups on Moduli Spaces, II
Organizers: Richard J. Brown , American University brown@american.edu
1:00 p.m.
Relative mapping class group of $S^p\times D^q$.
Nikolai A. Krylov* , International University Bremen
(1003-55-767)
1:30 p.m.
Automorphisms of the Hatcher-Thurston Complex.
E Irmak* , University of Michigan
M Korkmaz , Middle East Technical University
(1003-58-726)
2:00 p.m.
The Mod(S)-action on the variety of PSl(2,C)-characters.
Juan Souto , CNRS
Peter Storm* , Stanford
(1003-53-720)
2:30 p.m.
Dynamics of the Automorphism Group of the $GL(2,\mathbb{R})$-Characters of a Rank Two Free Group.
George Stantchev* , University of Maryland at College Park
William Goldman , University of Maryland at College Park
(1003-53-1018)
3:00 p.m.
Dynamics of the mapping class group on the moduli of a punctured sphere with rational holonomy.
Joseph P Previte* , Penn State Erie
Eugene Z Xia , National Cheng-Kung University Taiwan
(1003-57-680)
3:30 p.m.
Weil-Petersson isometries.
Dan Margalit* , University of Utah
(1003-20-576)
4:00 p.m.
Homological action of the modular group on some cubic moduli spaces.
Walter D Neumann* , Barnard College, Columbia University
William M Goldman , University of Maryland
(1003-57-552)
4:30 p.m.
Generalized Markoff Maps and McShane's Identity.
Ser Peow Tan* , National University of Singapore
Yan Loi Wong , National University of Singapore
Ying Zhang , National University of Singapore
(1003-22-398)
5:00 p.m.
Deformation theory of hyperbolic 3-manifolds.
Richard Douglas Canary* , University of Michigan
(1003-57-1686)
5:30 p.m.
An Ergodic Theorem for Random Walks on the Mapping Class Group.
Moon Duchin* , University of Chicago
(1003-37-1722)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m. AMS Special Session on Inverse Spectral Geometry, III
Organizers: Carolyn S. Gordon , Dartmouth University
Ruth Gornet , University of Kentucky
Peter A. Perry , University of Kentucky perry@ms.uky.edu
1:00 p.m.
The Spectrum of Orbifolds.
Sarah J Greenwald* , Appalachian State University
(1003-53-1209)
1:30 p.m.
The Trace Formula on Orbifolds.
Elizabeth Stanhope* , Willamette University
Alejandro Uribe , University of Michigan
(1003-53-1600)
2:00 p.m.
Spectral subtleties of Fuchsian groups with elements of order two and three.
Peter Buser* , EPFL
Nicole Flach , EPFL
Colin Maclachlan , University of Aberdeen
Gerhard Rosenberger , University of Dortmund
Klaus-Dieter B. Semmler , EPFL
(1003-58-932)
2:30 p.m.
Collars and Partitions of Hyperbolic Cone-Surfaces.
Emily B. Dryden* , McGill University
Hugo Parlier , Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
(1003-53-1517)
3:00 p.m.
Jacobians of Sunada isospectral Riemann surfaces.
Carolyn S. Gordon , Dartmouth College
Eran Makover , Central Connecticut State University
David L. Webb* , Dartmouth College
(1003-58-1040)
3:30 p.m.
Short Geodesic on Random Riemann surfaces.
Eran Makover* , Central Connecticut State University
Jeffrey McGowan , Central Connecticut State University
(1003-53-667)
4:00 p.m.
On geodesic exponential maps of the Virasoro group.
Adrian Constantin , University of Lund, Sweden
Thomas Kappeler* , University of Zurich, Switzerland
Boris Kolev , Universite de Marseille, France
Peter Topalov , University of Zurich
(1003-58-579)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Complex and Functional Analysis, II
Organizers: Mihaly Bakonyi , Georgia State University
Imre Patyi , University of California San Diego imrepatyi@member.ams.org
1:00 p.m.
Acyclic sheaves in Banach spaces.
Laszlo Lempert* , Purdue University
(1003-46-709)
1:30 p.m.
$\overline{\partial}$: compactness and hypoellipticity in $\mathcal{L}^{2}_{loc}$.
S\"{o}nmez \c{S}ahuto\u{g}lu , Texas A&M University
Emil J Straube* , Texas A&M University
(1003-32-1168)
2:00 p.m.
Transcendence measures and algebraic growth of entire functions.
Evgeny A Poletsky* , Syracuse University
(1003-32-1147)
2:30 p.m.
A note on the upper level sets of Lelong numbers for projective currents.
Dan Coman* , Syracuse University
(1003-32-383)
3:00 p.m.
Heat equations and the $\bar\partial$-problem on weighted $L^2$ spaces in $\mathbb{C}$.
Andrew S Raich* , Universit of Wisconsin-Madison
(1003-32-648)
3:30 p.m.
Surfaces that are locally polynomially convex at degenerate CR singularities.
Gautam Bharali* , University of Michigan
(1003-32-893)
4:00 p.m.
Algebras of Bounded Functions.
Alexander J. Izzo* , Bowling Green State University
(1003-46-1431)
4:30 p.m.
Convex mappings of the ball in $\mathbb{C}^n$ that have a maximal real subspace in their image.
Jerry R. Muir, Jr.* , University of Scranton
Ted J. Suffridge , University of Kentucky
(1003-32-610)
5:00 p.m.
Some extremal properties of holomorphic mappings of the ball onto convex domains.
Ted J Suffridge* , University of Kentucky
(1003-32-427)
5:30 p.m.
Projections on Bergman Space.
Joseph A. Cima* , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Alexandru Aleman , Lund University, Sweden
Alec Matheson , Lamar University
(1003-30-487)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, II
Organizers: Matthew H. Baker , University of Georgia mbaker@math.uga.edu
Dino J. Lorenzini , University of Georgia
1:00 p.m.
The p-torsion of hyperelliptic curves.
Darren B Glass* , Columbia University
Rachel J. Pries , Colorado State University
(1003-11-123)
1:30 p.m.
Galois groups of Drinfeld modules and Carlitz logarithms.
Matthew A. Papanikolas* , Texas A&M University
(1003-11-379)
2:00 p.m.
Deformation of curves with a wildly ramified group action and applications to error-correcting codes.
Rachel Pries* , Colorado State University
(1003-14-567)
2:30 p.m.
Elevated rank in positive characteristic.
Keith Conrad* , Univ. of Connecticut
(1003-11-184)
3:00 p.m.
Almost rational torsion points on Fermat quotient curves.
Pavlos Tzermias* , University of Tennessee
(1003-11-554)
3:30 p.m.
Computational Verification of the Full Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture.
William A Stein* , Harvard University
(1003-11-186)
4:00 p.m.
Stable Reduction of $X_0(p^3)$.
Ken McMurdy* , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Robert F. Coleman , University of California at Berkeley
(1003-11-1346)
4:30 p.m.
Discussion.
5:00 p.m.
Infinite multiplicity of roots of unity of the absolute Galois group on elliptic curves.
Bo-Hae Im* , University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.
(1003-11-1257)
5:30 p.m.
Average Frobenius distributions for elliptic curves with rational torsion.
Jonathan L Battista , Michigan State University
Jonathan Bayless , Dartmouth College
Dmitriy Ivanov , Stanford
Kevin L James* , Clemson University
(1003-11-955)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Algorithmic Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, III
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
1:00 p.m.
Automated Certification for Control Systems.
Sanjay Lall* , Stanford
(1003-14-1499)
1:30 p.m.
Hilbert's theorem on decomposability of nonnegative ternary froms as sums of squares of rational functions.
Dmitrii V Pasechnik* , Dept. E&OR, Tilburg University
(1003-14-1526)
2:00 p.m.
Stiefel-Whitney classes of real toric varieties.
Clint McCrory* , University of Georgia
(1003-14-1124)
2:30 p.m.
Topology of o-minimal Hausdorff limits and applications.
Thierry Zell* , Georgia Institute of Technology
(1003-14-1141)
3:00 p.m.
A Refinement of the Shapiro Conjecture in Enumerative Geometry.
Ruffo James* , Texas A&M University
(1003-14-1650)
3:30 p.m.
Some Speed-Ups and Speed Limits for Real Fewnomials.
J Maurice Rojas* , Texas A&M University
(1003-14-1343)
4:00 p.m.
Effective methods for resolving singularities in the plane with applications to analysis.
Michael Greenblatt* , Metron Inc.
(1003-14-1310)
4:30 p.m.
On the extremal disks embedded in compact Riemann surfaces of genus three.
Gou Nakamura* , Aichi Institute of Technology
(1003-30-360)
5:00 p.m.
Non-normal pairs of NEC groups.
Milagros Izquierdo , Link\"opings Universitet
Jose Luis Estevez* , UNED, Madrid, Spain
(1003-14-222)
5:30 p.m.
Birational Equivalence, Linear Systems, and Desingularization.
John J Iskra , Emory & Henry College
Yasuyuki Kachi* , University of Tennessee
S B Mulay , University of Tennessee
(1003-14-119)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Modular Representation Theory of Finite and Algebraic Groups, III
Organizers: David J. Hemmer , University of Toledo david.hemmer@utoledo.edu
Cornelius Pillen , University of South Alabama pillen@jaguar1.usouthal.edu
1:00 p.m.
Character ratios and probabilistic generation of classical groups.
Corneliu Hoffman* , BGSU
(1003-20-1591)
1:30 p.m.
A Phan-Type Theorem for Orthogonal Groups.
Adam E. Roberts* , Bowling Green State University
(1003-20-750)
2:00 p.m.
The non-coprime $k(GV)$-problem.
Robert M. Guralnick , University of Southern California
Pham Huu Tiep* , University of Florida
(1003-20-528)
2:30 p.m.
Varieties and injective modules over group cohomology.
David J Benson* , University of Georgia
(1003-20-1172)
3:00 p.m.
``Rank Varieties" for finite group schemes.
Eric Friedlander , Northwestern University
Julia Pevtsova* , University of Oregon
(1003-16-679)
3:30 p.m.
Lifting modules of group rings and Gorenstein orders using syzygy functors.
Jon F. Carlson* , University of Georgia
Klaus W. Roggenkamp , University of Stuttgart
(1003-16-1421)
4:00 p.m.
Endo-trivial modules for finite groups of Lie type.
Jon F. Carlson , University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Nadia P. Mazza* , University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Daniel K. Nakano , University of Georgia, Athens, GA
(1003-20-622)
4:30 p.m.
Finite $p$-groups and Lie orders.
J. L. Alperin* , University of Chicago
(1003-20-27)
5:00 p.m.
Permutation modules and incidence matrices.
Peter K Sin* , University of Florida
(1003-20-984)
5:30 p.m.
Nilpotent orbits over ground fields of good characteristic.
George J McNinch* , Tufts University
(1003-20-611)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#11: Part B
Fair enough? Mathematics of equity.
Organizers:
John C. Maceli , Ithaca College
Stanley E. Seltzer , Ithaca College
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#13: Part B
Origami in undergraduate mathematics courses.
Organizers:
Thomas C. Hull , Merrimack College
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#5: Part B
Hands-on discrete mathematics with technology.
Organizers:
Douglas E. Ensley , Shippensburg University
Katherine G. McGivney , Shippensburg University
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:25 p.m. AMS Session on Geometry
1:00 p.m.
Nodal sets and contact structures.
Rafal Komendarczyk* , Georgia Tech
(1003-51-1646)
1:15 p.m.
Minimal Triangulations of Simplotopes and Cubes.
Tyler Seacrest , Harvey Mudd College
Francis Edward Su* , Harvey Mudd College
(1003-52-1642)
1:30 p.m.
Packing for Frontier Life in Three Dimensional Space.
Edwin H. Smith* , Jacksonville State University
(1003-52-287)
1:45 p.m.
Vertex replacement rules yield fractals.
Michelle Previte* , Penn State Erie
(1003-52-727)
2:00 p.m.
Letter Representations of Rectangular m x n x p Proper Arrays.
Jocelyn Quaintance* , Kutztown University
(1003-52-93)
2:15 p.m.
Harmonic forms on cohomogeneity one four manifolds.
Eduard Chiru* , Bellarmine University
(1003-53-1002)
2:30 p.m.
Locally isotropic pseudo-Riemannian manifolds.
Iva Stavrov* , Lewis and Clark College
(1003-53-1030)
2:45 p.m.
Connected components of the space of positive scalar curvature metrics on spheres - concordance vs. cobordism.
Brian M Loft* , Sam Houston State University
(1003-53-1064)
3:00 p.m.
Riemannian Submersions of Compact Semisimple Lie Groups with Connected Totally Geodesic Fibers.
Marius I Munteanu* , SUNY College at Oneonta
(1003-53-1208)
3:15 p.m.
Para-$\varphi$-Lie Algebras.
Andrew Bucki* , Langston University
(1003-53-1344)
3:30 p.m.
A surgery model on open books and their holomorphic curves.
Mei-Lin Yau* , Michigan State University
(1003-53-135)
3:45 p.m.
Minimal Surfaces in Three Dimenisional Sub-Riemannian Spaces.
Daniel Richard Cole* , Dartmouth College
(1003-53-1451)
4:00 p.m.
Energy and foliations on Riemann surfaces.
Amine Fawaz* , The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
(1003-53-1481)
4:15 p.m.
Classification of Einstein metrics on $I \times S^3$.
Curtis Tor Asplund* , Oberlin College
Brian Krummel , The University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Evan D. Merrell , Truman State University
Robert T. Rachal , Metairie, Louisiana
DaGang Yang , Tulane University
(1003-53-861)
4:30 p.m.
CMC Spacelike Surfaces of Revolution in Minkowski 3-Space.
Sungwook Lee , University of Southern Mississippi
Jeffrey H. Varnado* , University of Southern Mississippi
(1003-53-989)
4:45 p.m.
Iteration models and invariant measures for holomorphic self-maps of the unit disc.
William E. Hornor* , University of Southern Mississippi
(1003-30-1490)
5:00 p.m.
Discussion.
5:15 p.m.
Spacelike CMC Surfaces in AdS $3$-space ${\mathbb H}^3_1(-1)$ and Spinor Representation.
Sungwook Lee* , University of Southern Mississippi
(1003-53-240)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-5:40 p.m. AMS Session on Statistics, Numerical Analysis, II
1:00 p.m.
An Empirical Comparison of Several Popular Designs for Computer Experiments.
Ofelia Marin* , Ohio State University
(1003-62-1000)
1:15 p.m.
Asymptotic Distributions of Buckley-James Estimator.
Fanhui Kong* , SUNY at Binghamton
Qiqing Yu , SUNY at Binghamton
(1003-62-1012)
1:30 p.m.
Strength and resolution of arbitrary fractional factorial designs.
Wiebke S. Diestelkamp* , University of Dayton
Jay H. Beder , University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
(1003-62-1163)
1:45 p.m.
Assessing the Risks of the Two Graft Versus Host Diseases.
Mouchumi Bhattacharyya* , University of the Pacific
(1003-62-1299)
2:00 p.m.
Iterative Method for Regularized Total Least Squares.
Hongbin Guo* , Arizona State University
Rosemary A Renaut , Arizona State University
(1003-65-1613)
2:15 p.m.
On Kernel Density Estimation for Censored Data.
Kagba Nkrumah Suaray* , University of California at Riverside
(1003-62-536)
2:30 p.m.
Break.
2:45 p.m.
Rectangular Mixed Finite Elements for Elasticity.
Gerard M Awanou* , IMA/ University of Minnesota
Douglas Arnold , IMA/ University of Minnesota
(1003-65-1126)
3:00 p.m.
A comparison between the Adomian decomposition and the sinc-Galerkin methods.
Ahmed I Zayed* , DePaul University
Elias Deeba , University of Houston-Downtown
Jeong-Mi Yoon , University of Houston-Downtown
(1003-65-1187)
3:15 p.m.
Explicit Null Space of the Discrete Laplacian.
Hanna Joy VanderZee* , University of Illinois - Urbana, Champaign
(1003-65-1357)
3:30 p.m.
Minimal energy homogeneous spherical splines for data interpolation.
Victoria Baramidze* , The University of Georgia
Ming Jun Lai , The University of Georgia
(1003-65-1415)
3:45 p.m.
A 3-D Molecular Mechanics Simulation of Cracks and Fractures in a Solid under Stress.
Mark S. Korlie* , Montclair State University
(1003-65-1478)
4:00 p.m.
Multiple time scale numerical methods for highly oscillatory ODE.
Richard W Sharp* , Princeton University
Yen-Hsi Tsai , University of Texas at Austin
Bjorn Engquist , University of Texas at Austin
(1003-65-1573)
4:15 p.m.
Break.
4:30 p.m.
Convergence rate of truncated Herimite polynomial chaos expansion and applications to finite element method for Stochastic Partial differential equations.
Yanzhao Cao* , Florida A&M University
(1003-65-324)
4:45 p.m.
The Finite Element Method for Elliptic Problems with a highly oscillating coefficient containing singularities.
Bongsoo Jang* , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Haesoo Oh , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
(1003-65-400)
5:00 p.m.
Fourth-order implicit scheme for acoustic waves.
Hyeona Lim* , Mississippi State University
Seongjai Kim , University of Kentucky
(1003-65-531)
5:15 p.m.
A Quasilinear Hierarchical Size Structured Model: Well-Posedness and Approximation.
Azmy Ackleh , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Keng Deng , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Shuhua Hu* , Universtiy of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1003-65-894)
5:30 p.m.
Low-Storage Runge-Kutta Methods for Stochastic Differential Equations.
Dongjin Kim* , University of Wyoming
Dan Stanescu , University of Wyoming
(1003-60-1585)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-4:25 p.m. MAA Session on Mathematical Experiences for Students Outside the Classroom
Organizers: Kay B. Somers , Moravian College somersk@moravian.edu
Jody M. Sorensen , Grand Valley State University
1:00 p.m.
The P's and Q's of an Active and Effective Undergraduate Math Club.
Sarah V. Cook* , Washburn University
(1003-U1-877)
1:15 p.m.
Some Success Stories from Slippery Rock.
J. Lyn Miller* , Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
(1003-U1-413)
1:30 p.m.
The Southeastern Math Club's Activities and Experiences: Successes and Failures.
Lee Ann Rayburn* , Southeastern Oklahoma State University
(1003-U1-1495)
1:45 p.m.
Sonia Kovalevsky Math Day.
AbdelNaser Al-Hasan* , Mount Mary College
(1003-U1-682)
2:00 p.m.
A Mathematical Tournament.
Maureen T Carroll* , University of Scranton
(1003-U1-1282)
2:15 p.m.
Faculty-Student Connection Outside of the Classroom.
Maureen Doyle* , Morehead State University
Nathan Gilbert , Morehead State University
Amanda Thompson , Morehead State University
(1003-U1-1398)
2:30 p.m.
Starting a Basic Notions Seminar for Undergraduates.
Edward W. Welsh* , Westfield State College
(1003-U1-458)
2:45 p.m.
The Anatomy of an Undergraduate Mathematics Conference.
Michael Fraboni* , Moravian College
(1003-U1-780)
3:00 p.m.
Inland Northwest Math Experience Its IN ME ... is it in YOU?
Kimberly M. Vincent* , Washington State University
(1003-U1-1608)
3:15 p.m.
This is Jeopardy!
John M. Harris* , Furman University
(1003-U1-1191)
3:30 p.m.
Whetting Young Mathematical Appetities: The Trinity Triathlon.
Sharon K. Robbert* , Trinity Christian College
David B. Klanderman , Trinity Christian College
(1003-U1-370)
3:45 p.m.
Math Bowl: Running a mathematics trivia contest.
Gary Gordon , Lafayette College, Easton, PA
Elizabeth McMahon* , Lafayette College, Easton, PA
(1003-U1-440)
4:00 p.m.
Everybody Loves a Good Problem!
Patricia L Hale* , Cal Poly Pomona
(1003-U1-335)
4:15 p.m.
Group problem-solving on a Low Ropes Course.
Emily E. Puckette* , Sewanee: The University of the South
(1003-U1-678)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics
Organizers: William O. Martin , North Dakota State University william.martin@ndsu.nodak.edu
Barbara E. Edwards , Oregon State University
Draga D. Vidakovic , Georgia State University
1:00 p.m.
A Tool for Describing Students' Journey to Proficiency in Proof.
Jacqueline M. Dewar* , Loyola Marymount University
Curtis D. Bennett , Loyola Marymount University
(1003-V1-800)
1:15 p.m.
Using Web-Based Testing Software for Calculus Instruction.
Glenn Ledder* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1003-V1-956)
1:30 p.m.
A Study in First-Semester Calculus using Various Technologies.
Erick Brian Hofacker* , University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Pam Katzman , University of Wisconsin-River Falls
(1003-V1-914)
1:45 p.m.
Assisting students in coordinating between two equivalent definitions in the case of exponential functions.
May Hamdan* , Lebanese American University
(1003-V1-824)
2:00 p.m.
The Effects of a Web-based Application on Teaching and Learning Calculus I.
Andrew J Incognito* , Coastal Carolina University
Sophia Tan , Coastal Carolina University
(1003-V1-391)
2:15 p.m.
Investigating Factors that Affect Student Achievement in Virtual Business Calculus.
Brian H Felkel* , Appalachian State University
(1003-V1-339)
2:30 p.m.
Creating and Using Online Quizzes to Enhance Student Learning.
Manmohan Kaur* , Benedictine University
(1003-V1-457)
2:45 p.m.
A Case Study in the use of Course Portfolios in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
Troy L. Goodsell* , Brigham Young University-Idaho
(1003-V1-809)
3:00 p.m.
Playing Games to Learn College Mathematics.
Edwin P Herman* , University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
(1003-V1-384)
3:15 p.m.
Using MERLOT to turn research into research that has impact.
Bernd S. W. Schroeder* , Louisiana Tech University
James Rutledge , St. Petersburg College
Alice Bedard-Voorhees , Colorado Community Colleges Online
(1003-V1-759)
3:30 p.m.
Some Ideas About the Frequency of Assessment in Lower Level Mathematics Courses.
Ellen F Hill* , Minnesota State University Moorhead
(1003-V1-367)
3:45 p.m.
Course Redesign.
Margo P Alexander* , Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Jean Bevis , Gerogia State University, Atlanta, GA
Valerie Miller , Gerogia State University
(1003-V1-106)
4:00 p.m.
Teaching an ON-Line Business Calculus Course.
Cornelius Nelan* , Quinnipiac University
(1003-V1-1190)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-2:55 p.m. MAA Session on In-Service Training Programs For K--12 Mathematics Teachers, II
Organizers: Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo , Valparaiso University zsuzsanna.szaniszlo@valpo.edu
Judith L. Covington , Louisiana State University, Shreveport
Tamas Szabo , Weber State University
1:00 p.m.
Summer Institute on Probability and Statistics for Middle-grades Teachers - A Report on an ESEA Title IIB MSP Grant Project.
Martha VanCleave* , Linfield College
Michael Boardman , Pacific University
(1003-W1-220)
1:20 p.m.
Math ADEPT: a working model for teacher professional development which builds professional communities of learners.
Harel Barzilai* , Salisbury University
Homer Austin , Salisbury University
(1003-W1-210)
1:40 p.m.
A Partnership to Improve Middle Grades Teachers' Content Knowledge.
A. Susan Gay* , University of Kansas
(1003-W1-494)
2:00 p.m.
Conceptual Mathematics Institute at Augsburg College.
Tracy Bibelnieks , Augsburg College
Matthew J Haines* , Augsburg College
Linda Stevens , Augsburg College
(1003-W1-666)
2:20 p.m.
The ETSU M.S. Program in the Teaching of K-8 Mathematics.
Anant Godbole* , East Tennessee State University
(1003-W1-723)
2:40 p.m.
Comprehensive Math Instruction Professional Development Program.
Janet Walter , Brigham Young University
Blake Peterson , Brigham Young University
Candice Ridlon , Brigham Young University
Sterling Hilton , Brigham Young University
Richard Sudweeks , Brigham Young University
Nedra Call , Nebo School District
Julie Warren , Mapleton Elementary School
Mel Twitchell , Provo School District
Michael Dorff* , Brigham Young University
(1003-W1-632)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-4:25 p.m. MAA General Contributed Paper Session, VII
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.
Discussion.
1:30 p.m.
Modeling the MinCDE System in Escherichia coli.
Gretchen A Koch* , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Donald A Drew , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(1003-X1-534)
1:45 p.m.
Fast wavelet collocation methods for second kind integral equations using parallel computing.
Yi Wang* , Fairmont State University
(1003-X1-1179)
2:00 p.m.
Inverse Scattering: Inversion of Gamow's Formula.
Sohang Chander Gandhi* , University of Central Florida, Physics Department
(1003-X1-740)
2:15 p.m.
The Partial Sums of $\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\sin(kx)$ and their Relationship to the Saw-Tooth Function.
Michael A. Brilleslyper* , U. S. Air Force Academy
(1003-X1-296)
2:30 p.m.
Orthogonal quadruple systems and 3-frames.
William Brian Muse* , Columbus State University
K. T. Phelps , Auburn University
(1003-X1-1540)
2:45 p.m.
Billiards with polynomial mixing rates.
Hong-Kun Zhang* , University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1003-X1-311)
3:00 p.m.
Revisting Interval Maps with Thick Cantor Sets.
Fernanda Botelho , University of Memphis
J. Angela Murdock* , University of Memphis
(1003-X1-1017)
3:15 p.m.
The Aeroacoustics of Turbulent Coanda Jet Flows.
Caroline Smith* , James Madison University
(1003-X1-908)
3:30 p.m.
Techniques For Resource Selection Studies Using Correlated Data.
Ashraf F. EL-Houbi* , John Carroll University
(1003-X1-1173)
3:45 p.m.
How a truck driver's question about water glasses leads to Cantor sets and unusual probability distributions.
Kevin Iga* , Pepperdine University
(1003-X1-1461)
4:00 p.m.
Discussion.
4:15 p.m.
High Frequency Response to Low Frequency Forcing in a Nonlinear Mechanical Model.
Krista O'Neill* , University of Connecticut
(1003-X1-1629)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-2:55 p.m. MAA Invited Paper Session on Symmetry in Analysis
Organizers: Steven Krantz , Washington University in St. Louis sk@dax.wustl.edu
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. MAA Special Presentation
First-semester calculus: Meeting the needs of our students.
Organizers:
David M. Bressoud , Macalester College
William E. Haver , Virginia Commonwealth University
Panelists:
Nancy Baxter Hastings , Dickinson College
Herbert E. Kasube , Bradley University
Kay B. Somers , Moravian College
Rod Sturdivant , U.S. Military Academy
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
Using mathematically rich activities to develop K--12 curricula, Part II.
Organizers:
Robert P. Moses , Cambridge, MA
Robert E. Megginson , Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Ed Dubinsky , Kent State University
Panelists:
William G. McCallum , University of Arizona
Judith Roitman , University of Kansas
Robert P. Moses ,
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Faculty development for adjuncts and new faculty.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small , U.S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Michael D. Phillips , U.S. Military Academy
William E. Haver , Virginia Commonwealth University
Robert Kimball , Wake Tech Community College
Pat Shure , University of Michigan
Moderators:
Philip H. Mahler , Middlesex Community College
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-2:25 p.m. AWM Workshop Panel Discussion
Shaping a career in mathematics.
Moderators:
Dawn A. Lott , Delaware State University
Panelists:
Pamela Cook , University of Delaware
Helen Moore , American Institute of Mathematics
Anne Trenk , Wellesley College
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m. NAM Claytor-Woodard Lecture
Speaker and title to be announced.
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:15 p.m.-4:10 p.m. AMS Session on Math Biology
1:15 p.m.
Random Graphical Dynamical Systems.
William H Sulis , McMaster University
Irina N. Trofimova* , McMaster University
(1003-92-1093)
1:30 p.m.
Disease outbreaks in coupled populations.
Kirsten Maggie Viz* , Montclair State University
Lora Billings , Montclair State University
Ira B. Schwartz , U.S. Naval Research Laboratory , Washington, DC
(1003-92-1153)
1:45 p.m.
Protein Structure Determination by Analysis of Orientational Restraints obtained from Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.
Srisairam Achuthan* , Florida State University
Jack Quine , Florida State University
Tom Asbury , Institute of Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University
Richard Bertram , Dept. of Mathematics & IMB, Florida State University
(1003-92-1211)
2:00 p.m.
Mathematically Modeling Tumor Growth with Immune Response.
A. E. Radunskaya* , Pomona College
L. G. dePillis , Harvey Mudd College
(1003-92-142)
2:15 p.m.
An Agent-Based Model of Nest Construction in Social Wasps.
Mike Phillips* , East Tennessee State University
Istvan Karsai , East Tennessee State University
Jeff Knisley , East Tennessee State University
(1003-92-1627)
2:30 p.m.
Modeling Tubuloglomerular Feedback in Coupled Nephrons with Backleak.
Amanda L Hattaway* , Wentworth Institute of Technology
(1003-92-241)
2:45 p.m.
Applications of Navier Stokes equations in blood dynamics.
Mihaela D Iftime* , Massachusetts College of Pharmacy Boston
(1003-92-642)
3:00 p.m.
Competitive Exclusion and Coexistence for a Quasilinear Size-Structured Population Model.
Azmy S Ackleh , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Keng Deng , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Xubo Wang* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1003-92-658)
3:15 p.m.
A Mathematical Model of Atherogenesis as an Inflammatory Response.
L. R. Ritter* , Texas A & M University
A. I. Ibragimov , Texas Tech University
C. J. McNeal , Dept. of Internal Medicine, Div. of Cardiology Dept. of Pediatrics, Div. of Endocrinology Scott & White
J. R. Walton , Texas A & M University
(1003-92-849)
3:30 p.m.
A hierarchical size-structured population model.
Azmy S. Ackleh* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Kazufumi Ito , North Carolina State University
(1003-92-886)
3:45 p.m.
Monotone Approximation for a Hierarchical Age-structured Population Model.
Azmy S Ackleh , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Keng Deng* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1003-92-890)
4:00 p.m.
Modelling the Ultradian Oscillations of Insulin Secretion with Two Time Delays.
Jiaxu Li* , Arizona State University
Yang Kuang , Arizona State University
(1003-92-1572)
Saturday January 8, 2005, 1:20 p.m.-2:10 p.m. ASL Invited Address
Projective well-orderings of the reals.
Andres Caicedo* , Institut fur formale Logik, Vienna
Saturday January 8, 2005, 2:25 p.m.-3:15 p.m. ASL Invited Address
A symptotic differential algebra.
Matthias Aschenbrenner* , University of Illinois at Chicago
Saturday January 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.-4:20 p.m. AWM Workshop: Research Presentations by Recent Women Ph.D.s, II
Saturday January 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m. MAA Committee on Mathematics and the Environment Panel Discussion
Mathematical outreach and the environment.
Organizers:
Patricia Clark Kenschaft , Montclair State University
Panelists:
James M. Wright , Green Mountain College
Michael P. Cohen ,
William Dean Stone , New Mexico Tech
Saturday January 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m. MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years (CRAFTY) Panel Discussion
Refocusing the courses before calculus.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small , U.S. Military Acadmey
Moderators:
Jack Bookman , Duke University
Panelists:
Nancy Baxter Hastings , Dickinson College
Bruce Crowder , Okalhoma State University
Saturday January 8, 2005, 3:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#6: Part B
Webwork, an internet-based system for generating and delivering homework problems to students.
Organizers:
Arnold K. Pizer , University of Rochester
Michael E. Gage , University of Rochester
Vicki Roth , University of Rochester
Saturday January 8, 2005, 3:15 p.m.-5:10 p.m. MAA Invited Paper Session on Worlds of Interactive Mathematics, Part II: The Legacy of James E. White
Organizers: Ananda Gunawardena , Carnegie Mellon University
Dan Kalman , American University
Gerald J. Porter , University of Pennsylvania gjporter@math.upenn.edu
Saturday January 8, 2005, 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. AMS Notices Tenth Anniversary Reception
Saturday January 8, 2005, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. AMS Banquet Reception
Saturday January 8, 2005, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. AMS Banquet
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