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Joint Mathematics Meetings
New Orleans, LA, January 5-8, 2007 (Friday - Monday)
Meeting #1023
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander , AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
James J Tattersall , MAA tat@providence.edu
Friday January 5, 2007
Friday January 5, 2007, 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Joint Meetings Registration
Full registration will be conducted from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Badge/program pickup for those registered in advance will be open until 6:00 p.m.
Friday January 5, 2007, 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Employment Center
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS-MAA Special Session on Math Circles and Similar Programs for Students and Teachers, I
Organizers: Morris Kalka , Tulane University
Kathleen O'Hara , Mathematical Sciences Research Institute kohara@msri.org
Hugo Rossi , Mathematical Sciences Research Institute rossi@msri.org
Tatiana Shubin , San Jose State University
Zvezdelina E. Stankova , Mills College
Daniel H. Ullman , George Washington University
Paul A. Zeitz , University of San Francisco
8:00 a.m.
Backyard Mathematics.
Mark Saul* , Bronxville Schools (ret.)
(1023-97-704)
8:30 a.m.
The Great Conversation.
Robert Kaplan* , The Math Circle
Ellen Kaplan , The Math Circle
(1023-97-914)
9:00 a.m.
The San Diego Math Circle.
David Patrick* , Art of Problem Solving
(1023-97-325)
9:30 a.m.
Mathematical Circles (Silicon Valley Experience).
Tatiana Shubin* , San Jose State University
(1023-97-705)
10:00 a.m.
University of California, Davis's Explore Math Program: Graduate students bringing cutting-edge research into the classroom to share with undergraduate and high school students.
Brandy S. Wiegers* , University of California, Davis
Yuan-Juang Yvonne Lai , University of California, Davis
Sarah A. Williams , University of California, Davis
Spyridon Michalakis , University of California, Davis
(1023-97-1723)
10:30 a.m.
Discussion.
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS-ASL Special Session on Logical Methods in Computational Mathematics, I
Organizers: Saugata Basu , Georgia Institute of Technology saugata@math.gatech.edu
Charles N. Delzell , Louisiana State University delzell@math.lsu.edu
8:00 a.m.
General logical metatheorems for functional analysis.
Philipp Gerhardy* , Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University
(1023-03-1468)
8:30 a.m.
New effective uniformity results in fixed point theory.
Ulrich Kohlenbach* , Darmstadt University of Technology
(1023-03-361)
9:00 a.m.
Proof mining in $CAT(0)$-spaces and $\mathbb R$-trees.
Laurentiu Leustean* , TU Darmstadt, Germany and Institute of Mathematics "Simion Stoilow'' of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania
(1023-03-1261)
9:30 a.m.
Model elimination and cut elimination.
Grigori Mints* , Stanford University
(1023-03-79)
10:00 a.m.
Phase transitions in logic and combinatorics.
Andreas Weiermann* , Ghent University
(1023-03-1102)
10:30 a.m.
Primitive Recursive Selection Functions for Provable Existential Assertions over Abstract Algebras.
Jeffery Zucker* , McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
(1023-03-628)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS-AWM Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, I
Organizers: Ruth M. Charney , Brandeis University charney@brandeis.edu
Karen Vogtmann , Cornell University vogtmann@math.cornell.edu
8:00 a.m.
Automorphisms of right-angled groups.
Adam Piggott* , Tufts University
Mauricio Gutierrez , Tufts University
(1023-20-237)
8:30 a.m.
Quasi-isometric classification of graph manifolds.
Jason A. Behrstock* , University of Utah
Walter D. Neumann , Barnard College, Columbia University
(1023-20-136)
9:00 a.m.
Dual presentations for Artin groups.
Jon McCammond* , U C Santa Barbara
(1023-20-476)
9:30 a.m.
Spaces with nonpositive immersions.
Robert W Bell* , Michigan State University
(1023-20-1164)
10:00 a.m.
A geometric perspective on the conjugacy problem in Thompson's group F.
Kai-Uwe Bux* , University of Virginia
Dimitriy Sonkin , University of Virginia
(1023-20-1088)
10:30 a.m.
Hilbert space compression of groups.
Mark Sapir* , Vanderbilt University
(1023-20-1372)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Special Session on Fixed Point Theory, Dynamics, and Group Theory, I
Organizers: Michael R. Kelly , Loyola University
Peter N. Wong , Bates College pwong@bates.edu
8:00 a.m.
The Euler characteristic of the Whitehead automorphism group of a free product.
Craig A Jensen* , University of New Orleans
Jon McCammond , UC Santa Barbara
John Meier , Lafayette College
(1023-20-253)
8:30 a.m.
Strong monotonicity for filtered ends of pairs of groups.
Tom Klein* , Binghamton University
(1023-20-1244)
9:00 a.m.
Some Topological Invariants of Groups and Actions.
Nic Koban* , University of Maine at Farmington
(1023-20-616)
9:30 a.m.
Roots and symetries of pseudo-Anosov.
Jerome Los* , CNRS, University Aix-Marseille1
Jerome Fehrenbach , University of Toulouse
(1023-20-1027)
10:00 a.m.
Fixed points of abelian group actions on surfaces.
John Franks , Northwestern University
Michael Handel , Herbert H Lehman College (CUNY)
Kamlesh Parwani* , University of Missouri-St. Louis
(1023-37-590)
10:30 a.m.
From dynamical systems to surface braid groups.
Daciberg Lima Goncalves , Universidade de Sao Paulo
John Guaschi* , Laboratoire de Mathematiques Emile Picard, UMR CNRS 5580, Universite Toulouse III
(1023-20-989)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Special Session on Knots, 3-Manifolds, and Their Invariants, I
Organizers: Oliver T. Dasbach , Louisiana State University kasten@math.lsu.edu
Xiao-Song Lin , University of California Riverside
8:00 a.m.
Quantum Teichmuller Theory.
Charles D Frohman* , The University of Iowa
Adam Sikora , The State University of New York at Buffalo
(1023-57-1745)
8:30 a.m.
Nonalternating knots and the Jones polynomial.
Neil R. Nicholson* , The University of Iowa
(1023-54-31)
9:00 a.m.
Dessins d'enfant and Link Invariants.
Neal W. Stoltzfus* , Louisiana State University
Xiao-Song Lin , UC Riverside
Oliver T. Dasbach , Louisiana State University
Efstratia Kalfagianni , Michigan State University
David Futer , Michigan State University
(1023-57-1148)
9:30 a.m.
New Skein modules of three manifolds (with C.Frohman).
Marta Asaeda* , Univ of California Riverside
Charlie Frohman , University of Iowa
(1023-57-1591)
10:00 a.m.
Turaev-Viro Invariants of 3-Manifolds and the Reidemeister torsion.
Charles D Frohman , The University of Iowa
Joanna Kania-Bartoszynska* , National Science Foundation
(1023-57-1847)
10:30 a.m.
Khovanov Homology \& Reidemeister Torsion.
Juan Ariel Ortiz-Navarro* , University of Iowa
Chris Truman , University of Maryland
(1023-55-1693)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Arrangements and Related Topics, I
Organizers: Daniel C. Cohen , Louisiana State University cohen@math.lsu.edu
Anne V. Shepler , University of North Texas ashepler@unt.edu
8:00 a.m.
A spectral sequence stratification of cohomology jump loci.
Hal Schenck* , Texas A&M University
Graham Denham , University of Western Ontario
(1023-13-518)
8:30 a.m.
Upper bound on the number of split fibers in a pencil of curves.
Jorge V Pereira , IMPA
Sergey Yuzvinsky* , University of Oregon
(1023-14-796)
9:00 a.m.
Resonant weights and critical loci of rational functions.
Daniel C. Cohen , Lousiana State University
Graham Denham , University of Western Ontario
Michael J. Falk* , Northern Arizona University
Alexander N. Varchenko , University of North Carolina
(1023-14-1410)
9:30 a.m.
Resonance: getting past $H^1$.
Graham Denham* , University of Western Ontario
Hal Schenck , Texas A&M University
(1023-13-1583)
10:00 a.m.
Non-finiteness properties of fundamental groups of smooth projective varieties.
Alexandru Dimca , Universit\'e de Nice Sophia-Antipolis
Stefan Papadima , Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy
Alexander I Suciu* , Northeastern University
(1023-20-712)
10:30 a.m.
Topological invariants of singular complex hypersurfaces.
Laurentiu G. Maxim* , University of Illinois at Chicago
(1023-55-1006)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Special Session on Coding Theory and Its Applications, I
Organizers: Roxana N. Smarandache , University of Notre Dame and San Diego State University rsmarand@nd.edu
Pascal O. Vontobel , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories pascal.vontobel@ieee.org
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Cohomology and Representation Theory, I
Organizers: Jon F. Carlson , University of Georgia
Daniel K. Nakano , University of Georgia nakano@math.uga.edu
Julia Pevtsova , University of Washington
8:00 a.m.
The centralizer of a nilpotent section.
George J. McNinch* , Tufts University
(1023-22-1152)
8:30 a.m.
On Some Nilpotent Orbits and Desingularizations of Their Closures.
Terrell L. Hodge* , Western Michigan University (on sabbatical leave 2006-2007 at the University of Virginia)
David C. Murphy , Kalamazoo College
(1023-20-884)
9:00 a.m.
Quiver representations with bilinear forms and nilpotent orbits of graded classical Lie algebras.
Zongzhu Lin* , Kansas State University
Bangming Deng , Beijing Normal University
(1023-20-1656)
9:30 a.m.
Quantum Group Cohomology.
Christopher P. Bendel* , University of Wisconsin-Stout
Daniel K. Nakano , University of Georgia
Brian J. Parshall , University of Virginia
Cornelius Pillen , University of South Alabama
(1023-20-627)
10:00 a.m.
Cohomology formulas, old and new.
Brian Parshall* , University of Virginia
Leonard Scott , University of Virginia
(1023-20-904)
10:30 a.m.
Character formulas, old and new.
Leonard Scott* , University of Virginia
Brian Parshall , University of Virginia
(1023-20-905)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Experimental Mathematics in Action, I
Organizers: Victor H. Moll , Tulane University vhm@math.tulane.edu
Tewodros Amdeberhan , Tulane University
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Special Session on Financial Mathematics, I
Organizers: Jean-Pierre Fouque , University of California Santa Barbara
Craig A. Nolder , Florida State University nolder@math.fsu.edu
Knut Solna , University of California Irvine
Thaleia Zariphopoulou , University of Texas Austin
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, I
8:00 a.m.
On Fay Identity.
Iordan P Michev* , SUNY, Suffolk CC College
(1023-35-1013)
8:15 a.m.
A simple direct approach for constructing single solitons of nonlinear wave equations.
Guoping Zhang* , University of Texas-Pan American
Zhijun Qiao , University of Texas-Pan American
(1023-35-1316)
8:30 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Frontal Polymerization with Encapsulated Initiators.
Divya E. Vernerey* , Salisbury University (on leave at Northwestern University)
Esteban Urdiales , Northwestern University
Vladimir A. Volpert , Northwestern University
(1023-35-1329)
8:45 a.m.
On complete rotationally invariant gradient Ricci shrinking solitons.
Brett L Kotschwar* , UC San Diego
(1023-35-1330)
9:00 a.m.
The two-point boundary problem for the Euler-Poisson system.
Wilfrid Gangbo , Georgia Institute of Technology
Truyen Nguyen , Georgia Institute of Technology
Adrian Tudorascu* , Georgia Institute of Technology
(1023-35-1333)
9:15 a.m.
Forced Two Layer Beta-Plane Quasi-Geostrophic Flow, Part II: Time and Space Analyticity.
Constantin Onica* , Indiana University
Lee R. Panetta , Texas A&M University
(1023-35-1483)
9:30 a.m.
Nematic liquid crystals and harmonic maps on polyhedral domains: theory and applications.
A. Majumdar , University of Oxford
J. M. Robbins , University of Bristol
Maxim Zyskin* , University of Oxford
(1023-35-1517)
9:45 a.m.
A continuous approach to the lightning discharge.
Beyza Caliskan Aslan* , University of Florida
William W Hager , University of Florida
(1023-35-1521)
10:00 a.m.
Grid transformation numerical methods for laser beam propagation in nonhomogeneous media.
James W. Rogers* , Baylor University
Qin Sheng , Baylor University
(1023-35-1531)
10:15 a.m.
On the use of second order finite difference approximations to determine plate deflections.
Dawn Alisha Lott* , Delaware State University
Patrice Danielle Green , Delaware State University
(1023-35-1569)
10:30 a.m.
An application of a critical points theorem.
Leonard Karshima Shilgba* , Abti-American University of Nigeria, Yola.
(1023-35-713)
10:45 a.m.
Motion of a Vortex Line in an Averaged Velocity Field.
James P Peirce* , University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
(1023-35-827)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Session on Algebra and Number Theory, I
8:00 a.m.
On Quantum Master Equation of Open-Closed String Theory.
Eric Harrelson , University of Minnesota
Alexander Voronov , University of Minnesota
J. Javier Zuniga* , University of Minnesota
(1023-08-12)
8:15 a.m.
Addition Theorems of Fuzzy Integers of Linear Triangular Types.
Chuang Peng* , Morehouse College
(1023-08-1896)
8:30 a.m.
Interassociates of the Free Commutative Semigroup on $n$ Generators.
Berit Nilsen Givens* , Cal Poly Pomona
Amber Rosin , Cal Poly Pomona
Karen Linton , Cal Poly Pomona
Laurie Dishman , Cumberland University
(1023-08-869)
8:45 a.m.
A Class of Interassociates of the Bicyclic Semigroup.
Amber Rosin* , Cal Poly Pomona
Berit Nilsen Givens , Cal Poly Pomona
Karen Linton , Cal Poly Pomona
(1023-08-872)
9:00 a.m.
A New Key Exchange Primitive.
Yesem Kurt* , Pomona College
(1023-08-928)
9:15 a.m.
On novel ways to invert a matrix.
Aaron Lauve* , LaCIM, University of Quebec at Montreal
Christophe Reutenauer , LaCIM, University of Quebec at Montreal
(1023-08-96)
9:30 a.m.
Summing prime reciprocals in an arithmetic progression.
Dominic W Klyve* , Dartmouth College
(1023-11-1009)
9:45 a.m.
Zeta Functions on Cocompact Arithmetic Subgroups of SL$(3,R)$.
Erik R. Tou* , Dartmouth College
(1023-11-1036)
10:00 a.m.
Partition Identities Arising from Ramanujan's Modular Equations and Theta Functions.
Nayandeep Deka Baruah* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bruce C. Berndt , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(1023-11-1143)
10:15 a.m.
The Breuil Module of a $p$-Torsion Group Scheme Represented by a Monogenic Hopf Algebra.
Alan Koch* , Agnes Scott College
(1023-11-1186)
10:30 a.m.
On Selmer groups in a family of elliptic curves with reducible 2- and 3-torsion and 3-ranks of class groups of quadratic number fields.
James M. Mailhot* , Columbus, Ohio
(1023-11-1291)
10:45 a.m.
A Knapsack Cryptosystem Secure Against Attacks using Basis Reduction and Integer Programming.
Bala Krishnamoorthy* , Washington State University
William Webb , Washington State University
Nathan Moyer , Washington State University
(1023-68-1853)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:40 a.m. AMS Session on Algebra and Group Theory, I
8:00 a.m.
Eigenvalue Comparisons for a Class of Boundary Value Problems of Second Order Difference Equations.
Jun Ji* , Kennesaw State University
Bo Yang , Kennesaw State University
(1023-15-1060)
8:15 a.m.
Algorithms for Inverting or LUP-Factoring Matrices over $GF(2)$ in time $O(n^3/\log n)$.
Gregory V Bard* , University of Maryland at College Park
(1023-15-1667)
8:30 a.m.
The Minimum Rank Problem Over $F_2$.
Jason Grout* , Brigham Young University
Wayne Barrett , Brigham Young University
Raphael Loewy , Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
(1023-15-1710)
8:45 a.m.
The Rank of a Tensor.
Carla D Martin* , James Madison University
Charles F. Van Loan , Cornell University
(1023-15-224)
9:00 a.m.
Estudio Sobre El Proceso De Ortogonalizacion De Grschmidt.
Rosa M Almonte* , Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo
(1023-15-345)
9:15 a.m.
Extension and Acceleration of Diagonal Preconditioners.
Russell L Carden* , Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Pablo Tarazaga , Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
(1023-15-840)
9:30 a.m.
Noncommutative Vieta's Theorem and Graph Associated Algebras.
David Nacin* , William Paterson University
(1023-16-1274)
9:45 a.m.
Strongly Clean Rings and a Generalized Fitting's Lemma.
Alexander J. Diesl* , Vassar College
(1023-16-1524)
10:00 a.m.
Rings generated by their units.
Thomas J. Dorsey* , Vassar College
(1023-16-1533)
10:15 a.m.
Stable endomorphisms in characteristic two for the symmetric group $S_4$.
Giovanna Llosent* , University of Iowa
(1023-16-1708)
10:30 a.m.
On pairs of matrices generating matrix rings and their presentations.
Bogdan Petrenko* , Texas A&M University
Said Sidki , University of Brasilia
(1023-16-334)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on College Algebra: Concepts, Data, and Models, I
Organizers: Florence S. Gordon , New York Institute of Technology fgordon@nyit.edu
Mary Robinson , University of New Mexico Valencia Campus
Norma Agras , Miami Dade Community College
Laurette Foster , Prairie View A&M University
8:00 a.m.
Discrete Dynamical Systems as a College Algebra Thread.
Rich West* , Francis Marion University
(1023-F1-781)
8:20 a.m.
An Active Classroom Using Modelng.
John C Maceli* , Ithaca College
Eric Robinson , Ithaca College
(1023-F1-1607)
8:40 a.m.
CRAFTY's College Algebra: Guidelines for the Nation.
Norma M Agras* , Miami Dade College
(1023-F1-1537)
9:00 a.m.
Modeling based College Algebra Pilot Study.
Bill Haver* , Virginia Commonwealth University
(1023-F1-1573)
9:20 a.m.
Toward a Lean and Lively Algebra.
Barry Brunson* , Western Kentucky University
(1023-F1-1672)
9:40 a.m.
Learning About Algebraic Functions Using Data Models.
Murray H. Siegel* , SC GSSM
(1023-F1-203)
10:00 a.m.
A Departure from College Algebra.
D. Scott Dillery* , Lindsey Wilson College
(1023-F1-786)
10:20 a.m.
Integrating College Algebra and Statistics to Meet Students' and Other Disciplines' Needs.
Sheldon P. Gordon* , Farmingdale State University of New York
(1023-F1-450)
10:40 a.m.
A Report on One College's Efforts to re-structure the mathematics courses below Calculus.
Mercedes A. McGowen* , William Rainey Harper College
(1023-F1-1860)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Content Courses for the Mathematical Education of Middle School Teachers, I
Organizers: Laurie Burton , Western Oregon University burtonl@wou.edu
Maria G. Fung , Western Oregon University
Klay Kruczek , Western Oregon University
8:00 a.m.
What's for Dessert? An Enrichment Course for Prospective Middle School Mathematics Teachers.
Jerrold W. Grossman* , Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
(1023-G1-525)
8:20 a.m.
Meeting the Challenge for the Preparation of Preservice Teachers of Middle School Mathematics -- The Fayetteville State University (FSU) Answer.
Genevieve M. Knight , Fayetteville State University
Kimberly Smith Burton* , Fayetteville State University
(1023-G1-576)
8:40 a.m.
An Upper Level Series of Mathematics Courses for Prospective Middle School Teachers.
Herbert E. Kasube* , Bradley University
(1023-G1-563)
9:00 a.m.
Aha! Now I Understand Why! - Creating Self-Reliance in Mathematical Content through a Problem-Centered Course Sequence.
Tracie McLemore Salinas* , Appalachian State University
Mary Elizabeth Searcy , Appalachian State University
(1023-G1-1598)
9:20 a.m.
Making Sense: Developing the Mathematical Understanding of Prospective Middle School Teachers.
Jennifer J. Kosiak* , University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
(1023-G1-1413)
9:40 a.m.
A Problem Analysis Course for Middle Grades Teachers.
Mary Garner* , Kennesaw State University
(1023-G1-1587)
10:00 a.m.
Four Content Courses and Activity-Based Materials Designed for Preservice Middle School Teachers and Elementary Mathematics Specialists.
Jen E. Szydlik* , University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(1023-G1-429)
10:20 a.m.
Teaching Concepts and Problems Solving Skills through Mathematical Stories.
Ioana Mihaila* , Cal Poly Pomona
Patricia Hale , Cal Poly Pomona
(1023-G1-684)
10:40 a.m.
Mathematics Materials for Middle School Teachers.
Ira J Papick* , University of Missouri-Columbia
(1023-G1-198)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Euler in the Classroom
Organizers: Robert E. Bradley , Adelphi University bradley@adelphi.edu
Amy Shell-Gellasch , Grafenwoer, Germany
8:00 a.m.
Euler Enriches Summer High School Program.
Julia Darby Head* , Texas Tech University
G. Brock Williams , Texas Tech University
(1023-H5-1721)
8:15 a.m.
Mathematics of Euler---Euler Line and Euler's Formula for Polyhedra.
Jim Fulmer* , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1023-H5-1804)
8:30 a.m.
Investigating Euler's Polyhedral Formula Using Original Sources.
Lee Stemkoski* , Adelphi University
(1023-H5-1275)
8:45 a.m.
Euler and Honors Students.
Homer S. White* , Georgetown College, Kentucky
(1023-H5-877)
9:00 a.m.
Jospeh Darbes' 1778 portraits of Euler: their provenance, the method of construction and reproduction.
D. Florence Fasanelli* , American Association for the Advancment of Science
(1023-H5-1888)
9:15 a.m.
Napier's e.
Amy E Shell-Gellasch* , Pacific Lutheran University
(1023-H5-913)
9:30 a.m.
E29, or Pell's equation in the number theory classroom.
Daniel E. Otero* , Xavier University
(1023-H5-1343)
9:45 a.m.
Euler and the Circular Functions in the Classroom.
Bruce S Burdick* , Roger Williams University
(1023-H5-1760)
10:00 a.m.
Functions vs. Equations in Euler's Work.
Robert E. Bradley* , Adelphi University
(1023-H5-1617)
10:15 a.m.
Euler Angles, Rotation Matrices, Euler's Identity and Quaternions.
Paul R Bouthellier* , University of Pittsburgh-Titusville
(1023-H5-406)
10:30 a.m.
Euler's Method for Differential Equations.
Dick Jardine* , Keene State College
(1023-H5-1084)
10:45 a.m.
Dances between continuous and discrete: Euler's summation formula in his owns words.
David J Pengelley* , New Mexico State University
(1023-H5-282)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Integrating Mathematics and Biology in Undergraduate Education, I
Organizers: Glenn W. Ledder , University of Nebraska-Lincoln gledder@math.unl.edu
Yajun Yang , Farmingdale State University of New York
Jack Bookman , Duke University
James P. Fulton , Suffolk County Community College
8:00 a.m.
A Bridge Course to Prepare Students for a Biotechnology Program.
Mary R. Parker* , Austin Community College
(1023-K1-1657)
8:20 a.m.
From Edge to Center: Retooling a Math/Bio Course.
Meredith L. Greer* , Bates College
(1023-K1-1112)
8:40 a.m.
An Integrated Mathematics Course for Biology Students.
Patti Frazer Lock* , St. Lawrence University
Michael Caplan , Yale Medical School
Dan Flath , Macalaster College
Jeff Tecosky-Feldman , Haverford College
(1023-K1-1365)
9:00 a.m.
Using the Scientific Method to Integrate Biology into a Precalculus Course.
James P Fulton* , Suffolk Community College
Linda Sabatino , Suffolk Community College
(1023-K1-1632)
9:20 a.m.
Get Rhythm, If You Get to Choose!
Mike Martin* , Johnson County Community College
(1023-K1-629)
9:40 a.m.
Mathematical Models in Nature - a project-based course in mathematical biology.
Jennifer Wilson* , Eugene Lang College, the New School for Liberal Arts
(1023-K1-1665)
10:00 a.m.
An Undergraduate Course in Biomathematics with an Accompanying Textbook.
Raina S. Robeva* , Sweet Briar College
Michael L. Johnson , University of Virginia School of Medicine
(1023-K1-1575)
10:20 a.m.
Biology, Differential Equations, and Learning to Read the Research.
Thomas W Judson* , Harvard University
(1023-K1-175)
10:40 a.m.
Mathematical Biology in the Short Term: A Mini Course for a Summer Program Angela Gallegos, Occidental College.
Angela Gallegos* , Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
(1023-K1-1875)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Teaching Mathematics Courses Online
Organizers: Cheryl Olsen , Shippensburg University clolse@ship.edu
Kate McGivney , Shippensburg University
8:00 a.m.
Teaching developmental mathematics with coursecompass.com.
Katarzyna Potocka* , Ramapo College of New Jersey
Pangyen Weng , Ramapo College of New Jersey
(1023-Q5-541)
8:20 a.m.
On-Line Calculus Courses At Valparaiso University.
Kenneth H Luther* , Valparaiso University
(1023-Q5-573)
8:40 a.m.
Investigating Student Success in Virtual Business Calculus: A Mostly Online Course.
Brian H Felkel* , Appalachian State University
(1023-Q5-1215)
9:00 a.m.
Evolution of a Long Distance Education Course for In-Service Middle School Math Teachers.
Heidi A. Feller* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1023-Q5-656)
9:20 a.m.
Using Camtasia Studio to Teach Mathematics Online.
Jason A Aubrey* , University of Missouri - Columbia
(1023-Q5-1881)
9:40 a.m.
Integrating Graphing Calculator Emulator Software into Live Webcasts.
Chris Oehrlein* , Oklahoma City Community College
(1023-Q5-1823)
10:00 a.m.
Online Class Experience in Mathematics at the University of Mississippi.
Semail Ulgen Yildirim* , Grand Valley State University
Robert Hunt , University of Mississippi
(1023-Q5-1774)
10:20 a.m.
Teaching Mathematics online: The Park University experience.
Aldo R. Maldonado* , Park University
(1023-Q5-266)
10:40 a.m.
Full Speed Ahead with a Tablet PC.
Denise J LeGrand* , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1023-Q5-183)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Use of Technology in Abstract Algebra and Number Theory
Organizers: Byungchul Cha , Hendrix College cha@hendrix.edu
Bo-Hae Im , Chung-Ang University
8:00 a.m.
Laboratory Experiences in Group Theory.
Ellen J. Maycock* , American Mathematical Society
(1023-S1-1292)
8:15 a.m.
PascGalois JE: Visualizing Group Structures.
Don Spickler* , Salisbury University
(1023-S1-1342)
8:30 a.m.
Using Pascal's Triangle modulo $p$ to visualize the Lucas Correspondence Theorem.
Kurt E Ludwick* , Salisbury University
(1023-S1-1628)
8:45 a.m.
Flash Tools for Finite Groups.
James E. Hamblin* , Shippensburg University
(1023-S1-669)
9:00 a.m.
Teaching Abstract Algebra Using the Software GAP.
Julianne G. Rainbolt* , Saint Louis University
(1023-S1-867)
9:15 a.m.
Using XGAP to explore the structure of groups.
Russell D. Blyth* , Saint Louis University
(1023-S1-723)
9:30 a.m.
Visualizing Group Theory with {\it Group Explorer}.
Nathan C. Carter* , Bentley College
(1023-S1-668)
9:45 a.m.
Tell Me What You Can About A Group Of Order $n$.
Mike Krebs* , Cal State LA
(1023-S1-432)
10:00 a.m.
An inquiry-based number theory course.
John Jones* , Arizona State University
Jeff Holt , University of Virginia
(1023-S1-526)
10:15 a.m.
Using PARI/GP in a Number Theory Class.
Benjamin L. Levitt* , California State University, Chico
(1023-S1-1620)
10:30 a.m.
Computational Group Theory and Symmetry.
Jeffrey W Clark* , Elon University
(1023-S1-211)
10:45 a.m.
Teaching Discovery: Technology and Entrenchment.
Chris K. Caldwell* , University of Tennessee at Martin
(1023-S1-1623)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA General Contributed Paper Session, I
Organizers: Eric S. Marland , Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Jay A. Malmstrom , Oklahoma City Community College
8:00 a.m.
Mathematical modeling of ferro-antiferromagnet (F-AF) exchange coupled systems.
Congxiao Liu* , Department of Mathematics and MINT Center, The University of Alabama
Min Sun , Department of Mathematics and MINT Center, The University of Alabama
Hideo Fujiwara , Department of Physics and MINT Center, The University of Alabama
(1023-Z1-608)
8:15 a.m.
Put-call parity in the classroom.
Maryam Vulis* , Forest Hills, New York
(1023-Z1-1017)
8:30 a.m.
Labs on Public Key Cryptograph and Subgroups of $S_4$ using technologies.
Heakyung Lee* , Winthrop University
(1023-Z1-940)
8:45 a.m.
Using Mapping Software in the Mathematics Classroom.
Manuel J. Sanders* , University of South Carolina at Beaufort
(1023-Z1-831)
9:00 a.m.
Some of My Favorite Calculus Homework Problems.
Fred Worth* , Henderson State University
(1023-Z1-370)
9:15 a.m.
Some Calculus 2 Students Seem to Prefer Procedural Approaches to Exercises over Conceptual Ones.
Mary D Shepherd* , Northwest Missouri State University
(1023-Z1-1320)
9:30 a.m.
Break.
9:45 a.m.
A Method for Generating Integer Solutions to Matrix Equations.
Raymond N Greenwell* , Hofstra University
Stanley Kertzner , Hofstra University
(1023-Z1-126)
10:00 a.m.
Innovations in teaching a rings first abstract algebra course.
M. Chakrabarti* , Grand Valley State University
(1023-Z1-1821)
10:15 a.m.
The review of relevant mathematical content for the teaching of middle and secondary mathematics via a methods course: An integrated approach.
Dante A Tawfeeq* , Adelphi University
(1023-Z1-634)
10:30 a.m.
An Experimental Study on the Implementation of Online Resources in Pre-Calculus Algebra.
Tasha Thrower* , Jacksonville State University
Jan Case , Jacksonville State University
Audria White , Jacksonville State University
Fred Kelley , Jacksonville State University
(1023-Z1-482)
10:45 a.m.
Mobile-Technology and the College Math Core Curriculum.
Marilyn Reba* , Clemson University
(1023-Z1-358)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Phyllotaxis
Organizers: Pau Atela , Smith College patela@math.smith.edu
Christope Gole , Smith College cgole@math.smith.edu
8:00 a.m.
Mathematical techniques in Phyllotaxis.
Scott G. Hotton* , Harvard University - Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
(1023-92-1347)
8:30 a.m.
Mathematical models of likely mechanisms for phyllotaxis: Polarized auxin transport, cell growth, and dynamic connectivity.
Eric Mjolsness* , Departments of Computer Science and Mathematics, University of California Irvine
Marcus Heisler , Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology
Henrik Jonsson , Computational Biology & Biological Physics Group, Lund University
Elliot Meyerowitz , Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology
Bruce Shapiro , Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology
(1023-92-1820)
9:00 a.m.
Modeling phyllotaxis: from molecules to patterns.
Richard S. Smith , University of Calgary
Soazig Guyomarc'h , University of Berne
Therese Mandel , University of Berne
Didier Reinhardt , University of Berne
Adam Runions , University of Calgary
Cris Kuhlemeier , University of Berne
Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz* , University of Calgary
(1023-92-1890)
9:30 a.m.
An Amplitude-Equation Approach to Phyllotaxis.
Alan C Newell , University of Arizona
Patrick D Shipman* , University of Maryland
(1023-92-1563)
10:00 a.m.
New Geometric concepts for Phyllotaxis.
Pau Atela* , Smith College
Jacques Dumais , Harvard University
Christophe Gole , Smith College
Scott Hotton , Harvard University
(1023-92-1269)
10:30 a.m.
A new characteristation of irregular phyllotactic patterns.
Stephane Douady* , Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris
(1023-92-1644)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Mathematics and Materials Science
Organizers: Robert P. Lipton , Louisiana State University lipton@math.lsu.edu
8:00 a.m.
Modeling the Self-Assembly of Quantum Dots in Thin Solid Films.
Margo S. Levine* , Northwestern University
Alexander A. Golovin , Northwestern University
Stephen H. Davis , Northwestern University
Peter W Voorhees , Department of Materials Science, Northwestern University
(1023-74-1257)
8:30 a.m.
Phase of biaxial liquid crystal polymers and particle suspensions in simple flows.
Sarthok Sircar* , Florida State University
Qi Wang , Florida State University
(1023-82-1015)
9:00 a.m.
Estimates for the principal Dirichlet eigenvalue of anisotropic elliptic operator on a ball and their applications.
Steve Rosencrans* , Tulane University
Xuefeng Wang , Tulane University
Bill Winter , Tulane University
Shan Zhao , University of Alabama
(1023-80-1276)
9:30 a.m.
Solute tramsport in porous media.
Guillermo H Goldsztein* , Georgia Tech
(1023-35-1376)
10:00 a.m.
Nano-rod composites: a flow strategy to control anisotropic percolation.
M Gregory Forest* , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Xiaoyu Zheng , Kent State University
Richard Vaia , Air Force Research Laboratory
Michael Arlen , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ruhai Zhou , Old Dominion Uniersity
Qi Wang , Florida State University
Robert lipton , Louisiana State University
(1023-76-1794)
10:30 a.m.
Stability of the normal state of superconductors in the presence of electric currents.
Yaniv Almog* , Louisiana State University
(1023-82-1288)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:30 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Special Session on Recent Developments in Analysis and Numerics of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Problems, I
Organizers: Jie Shen , Purdue University
Shouhong Wang , Indiana University showang@indiana.edu
8:30 a.m.
Sediment Transport Models.
Jerry L Bona* , University of Illinois at Chicago
(1023-86-1827)
9:00 a.m.
The 2D surface quasi-geostrophic equation with supercritical dissipation.
Ming-Chih Lai , National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Yu-Hou Tseng , National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Jiahong Wu* , Oklahoma State University
(1023-76-639)
9:30 a.m.
Two-dimensional infinite Prandtl number convection : Structure of bifurcated solutions.
Jungho Park* , Indiana University, Bloomington
(1023-35-1585)
10:00 a.m.
Modeling and simulation of multiphase incompressible flows using an energetic variational phase field model.
Jie Shen* , Purdue University
(1023-76-1549)
10:30 a.m.
Finite-Element-based Faedo-Galerkin weak solutions to the Navier--Stokes equations with Dirichlet boundary conditions are suitable.
Jean-Luc Guermond* , Texas A&M University
(1023-65-1919)
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:40 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, I
Organizers: David Strong , Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu
Gilbert Strang , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Friday January 5, 2007, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#12: Part A
Combinatorially thinking.
Organizers:
Arthur T. Benjamin , Harvey Mudd College
Jennifer J. Quinn , Association for Women in Mathematics
Friday January 5, 2007, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#1: Part A
Introduction to the mathematics of modern cryptography.
Organizers:
Colm K. Mulcahy , Spelman College
Jeffrey Ehme , Spelman College
Friday January 5, 2007, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#7: Part A
Directing undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins , University of Dayton
Friday January 5, 2007, 9:30 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Special Presentation
Report on the findings of the 2005 CBMS survey of undergraduate mathematical and statistical sciences in the U.S.
Moderators:
James W. Maxwell , AMS
Presenters:
David Lutzer , College of William and Mary
Ellen J. Kirkman , Wake Forest University
Stephen B. Rodi , Austin Community College
Friday January 5, 2007, 9:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m. MAA-Project NExT-YMN Panel Discussion
Keeping your research alive.
Organizers:
Brian Birgen , Wartburg College
William M. Higdon , University of Indianapolis
James E. Hamblin , Shippensburg University
Panelists:
Jean Bee Chan , Sonoma State University
Michael J. Dorff , Brigham Young University
Asamoah Nkwanta , Morgan State University
Friday January 5, 2007, 9:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m. MAA Special Presentation
National Science Foundation programs supporting learning and teaching in the mathematical sciences.
Organizers:
Camille McKayle , NSF
Lloyd E. Douglas , NSF
Elizabeth J. Teles , NSF
Lee L. Zia , NSF
David C. Royster , NSF
Friday January 5, 2007, 9:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m. SIGMAA on the Teaching of Advanced High School Mathematics Panel Discussion
What mathematical content should future mathematics majors learn while in high school?
Organizers:
Daniel J. Teague , North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
Panelists:
Benjamin G. Klein , Davidson College
Susan S. Wildstrom , Walt Whitman High School
Daniel J. Teague ,
Friday January 5, 2007, 10:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Special Presentation
Who wants to be a mathematician.
Organizers:
Michael A. Breen , AMS
William T. Butterworth , DePaul University
Friday January 5, 2007, 10:05 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Invited Address
Diffraction by edges.
Andras Vasy* , Stanford University
(1023-35-05)
Friday January 5, 2007, 11:10 a.m.-12:00 p.m. AMS-MAA Invited Address
Dynamics of integer sets.
Bryna R. Kra* , Northwestern University
(1023-37-13)
Friday January 5, 2007, 12:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Exhibits and Book Sales
Friday January 5, 2007, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. AMS Colloquium Lecture: Lecture I
Limit shapes, real and imagined, I: Random surfaces around us.
Andrei Okounkov* , Princeton University
(1023-60-02)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-3:05 p.m. MAA Invited Address
Forming committees.
Penny Haxell* , University of Waterloo
(1023-A0-19)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m. AMS-MAA Special Session on Math Circles and Similar Programs for Students and Teachers, II
Organizers: Morris Kalka , Tulane University
Hugo Rossi , Mathematical Sciences Research Institute rossi@msri.org
Tatiana Shubin , San Jose State University
Zvezdelina E. Stankova , Mills College
Daniel H. Ullman , George Washington University
Paul A. Zeitz , University of San Francisco
2:15 p.m.
Experience with Teaching Algorithmics in a Public School Setting.
Anna Charny* , Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School
(1023-97-706)
2:40 p.m.
The San Francisco Math Circle: A teacher-centered math circle for underrepresented student populations.
Paul A Zeitz* , University of San Francisco
(1023-97-1222)
3:05 p.m.
Seeking Points of Intersection: High-School Curricula vs. Math Circle Goals.
James S Tanton* , St. Mark's Institute of Mathematics
(1023-97-1007)
3:30 p.m.
How and Why the Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics Works. YP17.
David C. Kelly* , Hampshire College
(1023-97-763)
3:50 p.m.
Canada/USA Mathcamp: a summer math program for talented high-school students.
Mira Bernstein* , Wellesley College
(1023-97-1178)
4:10 p.m.
SEE-Math - Summer Educational Enrichment at Texas A\&M for Middle School Students.
Philip B Yasskin* , Texas A\&M University
(1023-97-235)
4:30 p.m.
Circle in a Box.
Sam Vandervelde* , Stanford University
(1023-97-49)
4:55 p.m.
A Math Circle sponsored by Brigham Young University.
David G. Wright* , Brigham Young University
(1023-97-185)
5:20 p.m.
10 years of the Berkeley Math Circle.
Zvezdelina Entcheva Stankova* , Mills College and UC Berkeley
(1023-97-711)
5:45 p.m.
Building and Supporting Extracurricular Mathematics in Chicago.
Isaac L. Greenspan* , Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
(1023-97-791)
6:15 p.m.
Panel discussion moderated by Mark Saul.
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-4:40 p.m. AMS-ASL Special Session on Logical Methods in Computational Mathematics, II
Organizers: Saugata Basu , Georgia Institute of Technology saugata@math.gatech.edu
Charles N. Delzell , Louisiana State University
2:15 p.m.
Managing an NP-Complete Problem.
Andrew G. Borden* , St. Mary';s University, San Antonio, Texas
(1023-68-321)
2:45 p.m.
Computational power of bounded arithmetic from the predicative viewpoint.
Sam Buss* , University of California, San Diego
(1023-03-604)
3:15 p.m.
Mystery of Point Charges.
Andrei Gabrielov* , Purdue University
Dimitri Novikov , The Weizmann Institute of Science
Boris Shapiro , Stockholm University
(1023-14-756)
3:45 p.m.
Constructing expansions of the real field by restricted transcendental analytic functions with decidable theories.
Daniel J. Miller* , Emporia State University
(1023-03-88)
4:15 p.m.
Quantitative results in o-minimal topology.
Thierry Zell* , Georgia State University
(1023-03-153)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-6:10 p.m. AMS-AWM Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, II
Organizers: Ruth M. Charney , Brandeis University charney@brandeis.edu
Karen Vogtmann , Cornell University vogtmann@math.cornell.edu
2:15 p.m.
Systolic spaces: Minimal surfaces, Flat Torus Theorem and related results, according to Tomasz Elsner.
Tadeusz Januszkiewicz* , Ohio State University
(1023-20-297)
2:45 p.m.
$\mathbf{SL_3}(\mathbb{Z}[t])$ is not $FP_2$.
Kai-Uwe Bux , University of Virginia
Kevin Wortman* , Yale University
(1023-20-1678)
3:15 p.m.
Lattices in automorphism groups of polygonal complexes with symmetric links.
Anne Thomas* , University of Chicago
(1023-20-421)
3:45 p.m.
Algebraic finiteness for Kleinian and relatively hyperbolic groups.
Ilya Kapovich* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Richard Weidmann , Heriott-Watt University
(1023-20-442)
4:15 p.m.
Relative hyperbolicity of countable groups.
G Christopher Hruska* , University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
(1023-20-906)
4:45 p.m.
The Isomorphism Problem for toral relatively hyperbolic groups.
Daniel P Groves* , California Institute of Technology
Francois Dahmani , Laboratoire Emile Picard, University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
(1023-20-391)
5:15 p.m.
High dimensional isoperimetric functions of groups.
Noel Brady* , University of Oklahoma
Max Forester , University of Oklahoma
(1023-20-1530)
5:45 p.m.
High dimensional isoperimetric functions of groups.
Noel Brady , University of Oklahoma
Max Forester* , University of Oklahoma
(1023-20-1532)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-6:10 p.m. AMS Special Session on Fixed Point Theory, Dynamics, and Group Theory, II
Organizers: Michael R. Kelly , Loyola University
Peter N. Wong , Bates College pwong@bates.edu
2:15 p.m.
Self-coincidences of mappings between spheres. Preliminary report.
Duane Randall* , Loyola University New Orleans
(1023-55-1273)
2:45 p.m.
The uniqueness of the coincidence index on orientable differentiable manifolds.
P. Christopher Staecker* , Messiah College
(1023-57-1220)
3:15 p.m.
Reidemeister classes for automorphisms of Nilpotent groups and applictions for Fixed Point Theory.
Daciberg Lima Goncalves* , University of S\~ao Paulo
Peter Wong , Bates College
(1023-55-179)
3:45 p.m.
Fixed points on model solvmanifold pairs.
Aaron A Reite* , California State University Fresno
(1023-55-870)
4:15 p.m.
Estimating Nielsen numbers on wedge product spaces.
Nirattaya Khamsemanan* , University of Connecticut, Storrs
Seugwon Kim , University of California, Los Angeles
(1023-14-594)
4:45 p.m.
Fixed point bundles of fiber-preserving maps.
Christina L Soderlund* , California Lutheran University
Robert F Brown , University of California, Los Angeles
(1023-55-1311)
5:15 p.m.
On explosion points and fixed points.
Mohammad Abry , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Jan J Dijkstra* , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Jan van Mill , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
(1023-54-30)
5:45 p.m.
Antipodal-like theorems and symmetric continua in euclidean spaces.
Jan P. Boronski* , Auburn University
Marian Turzanski , Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University
(1023-26-484)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-6:10 p.m. AMS Special Session on Knots, 3-Manifolds, and Their Invariants, II
Organizers: Oliver T. Dasbach , Louisiana State University kasten@math.lsu.edu
Xiao-Song Lin , University of California Riverside
2:15 p.m.
Generalizations of Gropes.
Tim D Cochran* , Rice University
Carol Gee , St. Edwards University
Shelly L Harvey , Rice University
Constance Leidy , University of Pennsylvania and Wesleyan University
(1023-57-1010)
2:45 p.m.
Volume, twist number, and Jones polynomial of hyperbolic links I.
David Futer* , Michigan State University
Efstratia Kalfagianni , Michigan State University
Jessica S. Purcell , University of Texas at Austin
(1023-57-1047)
3:15 p.m.
Volume, twist number and Jones polynomial of hyperbolic links, II.
D. Futer , Michigan State University
E. Kalfagianni* , Michigan State University
J. Purcell , University of Texas, Austin
(1023-57-1044)
3:45 p.m.
Spanning tree filtration on the reduced Khovanov complex and the associated spectral sequence.
Abhijit Champanerkar* , University of South Alabama
Ilya Kofman , College of Staten Island, CUNY
(1023-57-966)
4:15 p.m.
Khovanov Homology, Twist Number and Surfaces.
Robert G. Todd* , University of Iowa
(1023-57-494)
4:45 p.m.
SL(2,$\Bbb C$) and PSL(2,$\Bbb C$) Casson invariants and A-polynomials.
Hans U. Boden , McMaster University
Cynthia L. Curtis* , The College of New Jersey
(1023-57-1534)
5:15 p.m.
Knot Concordance and Blanchfield Duality.
Shelly Harvey* , Rice University
(1023-57-1016)
5:45 p.m.
Surgery of type-$p$ and quantum invariants of 3-manifolds.
Patrick M Gilmer* , Louisiana State University
(1023-57-512)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on Arrangements and Related Topics, II
Organizers: Daniel C. Cohen , Louisiana State University cohen@math.lsu.edu
Anne V. Shepler , University of North Texas ashepler@unt.edu
2:15 p.m.
Hyperbolic Deligne complexes and Artin groups.
Ruth Charney* , Brandeis University
John Crisp , Universite de Bourgogne, Dijon
(1023-20-462)
2:45 p.m.
Relative Invariants : An Exterior Algebra.
Vincent Beck* , Institut Mathematiques de Jussieu - Universite Paris 7
(1023-20-503)
3:15 p.m.
A symmetric function generalization of the Tutte polynomial.
Harm Derksen* , University of Michigan
(1023-05-936)
3:45 p.m.
Lattice theory of the poset of regions, with applications to $W$-Catalan combinatorics.
Nathan Reading* , North Carolina State University
(1023-05-1097)
4:15 p.m.
A problem about tilings of squares.
Aaron D Abrams* , Emory University
(1023-51-1571)
4:45 p.m.
The Rauzy tiling and associated algebras.
Alex Clark , University of North Texas
Karin Erdmann , University of Oxford
Sibylle Schroll* , University of Oxford
(1023-16-615)
5:15 p.m.
Logarithmic vector fields and truncated affine Weyl arrangements.
Masahiko Yoshinaga* , The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
(1023-05-931)
5:45 p.m.
Rational maps with the symmetries of complex reflection groups.
Scott Crass* , CSU, Long Beach
(1023-51-909)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-5:40 p.m. AMS Special Session on Recent Developments in Analysis and Numerics of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Problems, II
Organizers: Jie Shen , Purdue University
Shouhong Wang , Indiana University showang@indiana.edu
2:15 p.m.
A Dyadic Model for the Inviscid Fluid Equations.
Susan Friedlander* , University of Illinois-Chicago
(1023-35-342)
2:45 p.m.
Exact solutions of a spherical model for the energy-enstrophy theory of a barotropic fluid coupled to rotating massive sphere.
Chjan C Lim* , Rensselaer Pooytechnic Institute
(1023-86-312)
3:15 p.m.
Nonlinear local Lyapunov exponent and predictability.
Jianping Li* , LASG, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Ruiqiang Ding , LASG, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(1023-37-202)
3:45 p.m.
A Finite volume implicit Euler scheme for the linearized Shallow Water equations: stability and convergence.
Du X Pham* , The Institute for Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics, Indiana University
Karine Adamy , Numerique, Universite Paris-Sud
(1023-65-346)
4:15 p.m.
The Global Attractor for the Solutions to the 3D Viscous Primitive Eqautions in $H^2$ space.
Ning Ju* , Oklahoma State University
(1023-35-1141)
4:45 p.m.
Large Prandtl Number Behavior of the Boussinesq System of Rayleigh-Benard Convection.
Xiaoming Wang* , Florida State University
(1023-76-360)
5:15 p.m.
Stability and transitions for the double-diffusive convections.
Chun-Hsiung Hsia , University of Illinois at Chicago
Tian Ma , Sichuan University
Shouhong Wang* , Indiana University
(1023-86-1510)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-6:10 p.m. AMS Special Session on Coding Theory and Its Applications, II
Organizers: Roxana N. Smarandache , University of Notre Dame and San Diego State University rsmarand@nd.edu
Pascal O. Vontobel , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories pascal.vontobel@ieee.org
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on Cohomology and Representation Theory, II
Organizers: Jon F. Carlson , University of Georgia
Daniel K. Nakano , University of Georgia nakano@math.uga.edu
Julia Pevtsova , University of Washington
2:15 p.m.
Discussion.
2:45 p.m.
Tensor categories attached to cells in finite Weyl groups.
Victor Ostrik* , University of Oregon
(1023-20-990)
3:15 p.m.
Injective Modules and Cohomology of Lie Algebras.
Jorg Feldvoss* , University of South Alabama
(1023-17-545)
3:45 p.m.
Cohomology of Category $\mathcal O$ for the Virasoro algebra.
Brian Boe , University of Georgia
Daniel Nakano , University of Georgia
Emilie Wiesner* , University of Georgia
(1023-17-471)
4:15 p.m.
Cohomology for Lie superalgebras.
Brian D Boe* , University of Georgia
Jonathan R Kujawa , University of Georgia
Daniel K Nakano , University of Georgia
(1023-17-1201)
4:45 p.m.
Support Varieties for Lie Superalgebras.
Jonathan R Kujawa* , University of Georgia
Brian Boe , University of Georgia
Daniel K Nakano , University of Georgia
(1023-17-1166)
5:15 p.m.
Varieties for modules of quantum elementary abelian groups.
Julia Pevtsova , University of Washington
Sarah Witherspoon* , Texas A&M University
(1023-16-1310)
5:45 p.m.
The exact category of modules of constant Jordan type.
Jon F. Carlson , University of Georgia
Eric M. Friedlander* , Northwestern University
Julia Pevtsova , University of Washington
(1023-20-501)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on Experimental Mathematics in Action, II
Organizers: Victor H. Moll , Tulane University vhm@math.tulane.edu
Tewodros Amdeberhan , Tulane University
2:15 p.m.
Symbol-Crunching the Gambler's Ruin Problem.
Shalosh B. Ekhad , Rutgers University
Doron Zeilberger* , Rutgers University
(1023-05-228)
2:45 p.m.
GFUN: 15 years later.
Bruno Salvy* , INRIA Rocquencourt, France
(1023-40-227)
3:15 p.m.
Which Partial Sums of the Taylor Series for e Are Convergents to e? (with an Appendix by Kyle Schalm).
Jonathan Sondow* , New York City
(1023-11-115)
3:45 p.m.
Asymptotic analysis of differential-difference equations.
Diego Ernesto Dominici* , State University of New York at New Paltz
(1023-41-319)
4:15 p.m.
Experimental Mathematics and Radix Representations for Vectors.
Eva Curry* , Acadia University
(1023-37-1903)
4:45 p.m.
Polyhedral theta functions - theorems and experiments.
Sinai Robins* , Temple University
(1023-11-305)
5:15 p.m.
Hypergeometric Functions that Generate Series Acceleration Formulae for Values of the Riemann Zeta Function.
David M. Bradley* , University of Maine
(1023-33-903)
5:45 p.m.
Divisibility Properties of Integer Sequences.
Dante V. Manna* , Dalhousie University
Tewodoros Amdeberhan , Tulane University
Victor H. Moll , Tulane University
(1023-11-67)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-5:10 p.m. AMS Special Session on Financial Mathematics, II
Organizers: Jean-Pierre Fouque , University of California Santa Barbara
Craig A. Nolder , Florida State University nolder@math.fsu.edu
Knut Solna , University of California Irvine
Thaleia Zariphopoulou , University of Texas Austin
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#13: Part A
Teaching a course in the history of mathematics.
Organizers:
Victor J. Katz , University of the District of Columbia
V. Frederick Rickey , U. S. Military Academy
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#2: Part A
Some deterministic models in mathematical biology and their simulations.
Organizers:
James F. Selgrade , North Carolina State University
Cammey E. Cole , Meredith College
H\"{u}seyin Ko\c{c}ak , University of Miami, Coral Gables
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#8: Part A
Mathematics and geometry of voting.
Organizers:
Donald G. Saari , University of California Irvine
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-6:10 p.m. AMS Session on Algebra and Group Theory, II
2:15 p.m.
The Primeness of Just Infinite Algebras.
Cayley A. Pendergrass* , Albion College
John Farina , University of California, San Diego
(1023-16-490)
2:30 p.m.
Tridiagonal pairs and the $q$-tetrahedron algebra.
Darren R Funk-Neubauer* , University of Wisconsin-Madison
(1023-16-527)
2:45 p.m.
On distributive properties of operations with ideals in an algebra.
Avraham Goldstein* , BMCC
Chokri Cherif , BMCC
(1023-16-710)
3:00 p.m.
Break.
3:15 p.m.
$E_6$: The Group.
Aaron Daniel Wangberg* , Oregon State University
Tevian Dray , Oregon State University
(1023-17-1743)
3:30 p.m.
Maximal subalgebras of the octonions.
Stephen Gagola III* , Case Western Reserve University
(1023-17-1894)
3:45 p.m.
Break.
4:00 p.m.
Nilpotent Lie Algebras with Property $L'' \neq 0$ and dim$(L'/L'')=3$.
Laurie M Zack* , North Carolina State University
(1023-17-232)
4:15 p.m.
Cotorsion pairs of chain complexes and possible Quillen model structures.
James R. Gillespie* , Penn State McKeesport
(1023-18-1300)
4:30 p.m.
Categorical Morita Equivalence For Group-Theoretical Categories.
Deepak Naidu* , University of New Hampshire
(1023-18-293)
4:45 p.m.
Symmetric Cohomology for Groups.
Mihai D Staic* , SUNY at Buffalo
(1023-18-93)
5:00 p.m.
Hochschild Cohomology and Derived Categories.
Alin A. Stancu* , Drexel University
(1023-18-94)
5:15 p.m.
Deformation $K$-theory of surface groups via Yang-Mills theory.
Daniel A. Ramras* , Stanford University
(1023-19-1865)
5:30 p.m.
The Automorphism Group of a Finite p-Group is Almost Always a p-Group.
Geir T. Helleloid* , Stanford University
Ursula Martin , Queen Mary University of London
(1023-20-1001)
5:45 p.m.
On applications of Mackey imprimitivity for gerbes.
Calder Daenzer* , University of Pennsylvania
(1023-20-1424)
6:00 p.m.
Gassmann Equivalent Dessins.
Mona Brigitta Merling* , Bard College
(1023-20-1442)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, II
2:15 p.m.
On the Painleve Property of certain Partial Differential Equations.
A. Bathi Kasturiarachi* , Kent State University, Stark Campus
(1023-35-1661)
2:30 p.m.
Minimal action for Lagrangians in the Wasserstein space of probability measures.
Wilfrid Gangbo , Georgia Institute of Technology
Truyen V. Nguyen* , Georgia Institute of Technology
Adrian Tudorascu , Georgia Institute of Technology
(1023-35-1725)
2:45 p.m.
Convexity of Level Curves for solutions to $\Delta u = f(u)$.
David L Finn* , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
(1023-35-1781)
3:00 p.m.
Harmonic maps of polyhedra to a sphere with tangent boundary conditions on faces.
Maxim Zyskin* , University of Oxford
(1023-35-1782)
3:15 p.m.
Exponential attractors for the Allen-Cahn equation with dynamic boundary conditions.
Ciprian G Gal* , Morgan State University
(1023-35-1876)
3:30 p.m.
Symmetry analysis of a two dimensional diffusion equation with a nonlinear source term.
Danny Arrigo* , University of Central Arkansas
Luis Suazo ,
Olabode Sule ,
(1023-35-1911)
3:45 p.m.
Hyperbolic Monge-Amp\`ere Equation.
Tamani M Howard* , University Of North Texas
(1023-35-229)
4:00 p.m.
Saddle point characterization and computation for strongly indefinite functionals.
Xianjin Chen* , Texas A&M University, College Station
Jianxin Zhou , Texas A&M University, College Station
(1023-35-245)
4:15 p.m.
Existence of solutions to nonlinear hyperbolic equations arising in gas dynamics in pipe networks.
Michael Herty* , TU Kaiserslautern
(1023-35-278)
4:30 p.m.
Conservation laws for fourth order systems in four dimensions.
Tobias Lamm* , Max-Planck-Institute for Gravitational Physics
(1023-35-374)
4:45 p.m.
Radial solutions for $ \Delta_p u + f(u)=0 $, with $ \displaystyle \lim_{|x| \to \infty}u(x) = 0 $.
Sridevi Pudipeddi* , University of North Texas
(1023-35-398)
5:00 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of the integrand for free surface elevation in axisymmetric water wave problem.
Dambaru D Bhatta* , The University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX
(1023-35-453)
5:15 p.m.
Localized and Spatially Extended Waves in Bose-Einstein Condensates in Periodic Potentials.
Mason A Porter* , California Institute of Technology
(1023-35-46)
5:30 p.m.
A system of delay partial differential equations for traffic flow.
Mostafa Ghandehari* , University of Texas at Arlington
Sia Ardekani , University of Texas at Arlington
(1023-35-53)
5:45 p.m.
On explosive solutions of a class of semilinear elliptic equations.
Peng Feng* , Florida Gulf Coast University
(1023-35-314)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS Session on Algebra and Number Theory, II
2:15 p.m.
Going Up of the $u$-Invariant over Formally Real Fields.
Claus Schubert* , University of California, Los Angeles
(1023-11-1313)
2:30 p.m.
Sequences of reducible $0,1$-polynomials with exponents in arithmetic progression.
Carrie E Finch* , University of South Carolina
(1023-11-1373)
2:45 p.m.
Generalizations of Wild semigroups related to the $3x+1$ problem.
Ana Caraiani* , Princeton University
(1023-11-1418)
3:00 p.m.
The Triviality and Nontriviality of Tate--Lichtenbaum Self--Pairings.
Susan L. Schmoyer* , University of Maryland
(1023-11-1490)
3:15 p.m.
The reducible case of Serre's Conjecture.
Spencer Hamblen* , Queen's University
Ravi Ramakrishna , Cornell University
(1023-11-1558)
3:30 p.m.
An improvement on the known bounds of discriminants of number fields.
Jason Worth Martin* , James Madison University
(1023-11-1580)
3:45 p.m.
A Faster Algorithm for Random Dense Subset Sums.
Andrew Shallue* , University of Wisconsin-Madison
(1023-68-810)
4:00 p.m.
Atkinson's formula for the mean square of the Riemann zeta function.
Jennifer Beineke* , Western New England College
Daniel Bump , Stanford University
(1023-11-1595)
4:15 p.m.
Buildings and Combinatorics: Preliminary Report.
Alison Setyadi* , Dartmouth College
(1023-11-165)
4:30 p.m.
Ruling out elliptic curves of prime conductor.
Jeremiah K Hower* , University of Georgia
(1023-11-1770)
4:45 p.m.
On composite numbers that remain composite after any insertion of a digit.
Mark Kozek* , University of South Carolina
Michael Filaseta , University of South Carolina
(1023-11-1803)
5:00 p.m.
On integer quadratic polynomials which are small at a given point.
Kiryl I Tsishchanka* , DePaul University
(1023-11-1850)
5:15 p.m.
Appell Sequences and Hypergeometric Bernoulli Polynomials.
Abdul Hassen , Rowan University
Hieu D Nguyen* , Rowan University
(1023-11-256)
5:30 p.m.
On the Number of Norm Subgroups of the Multiplicative Group of an Algebraic Number Field.
Leonid Stern* , Towson University
(1023-11-265)
5:45 p.m.
Cyclotomic Polynomials of Order Three and Maximal Height of Divisors of $x^n-1$.
Nathan Kaplan* , Princeton University
(1023-11-348)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-6:10 p.m. MAA Session on Chaos and Fractals
Organizers: Denny Gulick , University of Maryland dng@math.umd.edu
Jon W. Scott , Montgomery College
2:15 p.m.
Finding Gold In The Forest: Fractal Trees and the Golden Ratio.
T D Taylor* , St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
(1023-E5-78)
2:30 p.m.
Fractal Forecasting Missing Image Data.
Ning Chen , Shenyang Jianzhu University
Clifford Reiter* , Lafayette College
(1023-E5-164)
2:45 p.m.
Describing Points in Sierpinski-Like Fractals.
Sandra Fillebrown* , Saint Joseph's University
Joseph Pizzica , Saint Joseph's University
(1023-E5-257)
3:00 p.m.
The Geometry of the Hausdorff Metric.
Steven Schlicker* , Grand Valley State University
(1023-E5-269)
3:15 p.m.
From Sierpinski Triangle to Fractal Flowers.
Anne M Burns* , Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus
(1023-E5-270)
3:30 p.m.
Exploring Fractals from Cantor Dust to the Fractal Skewed Web.
Mary Ann Connors* , Westfield State College
(1023-E5-375)
3:45 p.m.
Why Include Fractal Geometry in a Non-Euclidean Geometry Course?
Elaine F. Magee* , Shenandoah University
(1023-E5-1692)
4:00 p.m.
Fractals Based on Iterative Structural Self-Cloning Method.
Mingjang Chen* , Center for General Education, National Chiao Tung, Taiwan
(1023-E5-1862)
4:15 p.m.
Billiards with Mixed Regular and Chaotic Dynamics.
Mason A Porter* , California Institute of Technology
(1023-E5-50)
4:30 p.m.
An Amazing Bifurcation Diagram Arising from Newton's Method.
Gareth E Roberts* , College of the Holy Cross
Trevor M O'Brien , College of the Holy Cross
(1023-E5-907)
4:45 p.m.
An Adaptive Multiresolution Analysis for Image Compression Using Compact CUPOLETS.
Kourosh Zarringhalam* , University of New Hampshire
Kevin M Short , University of New Hampshire
(1023-E5-290)
5:00 p.m.
Approximations of Continuous Newton's Method \& Cayley's Problem.
Jon Jacobsen* , Harvey Mudd College
Brad Tennis , Stanford
Owen Lewis , Harvey Mudd College
(1023-E5-343)
5:15 p.m.
Limit Sets in Graph Directed Constructions.
Eugen Andrei Ghenciu* , University of Alaska at Fairbanks
(1023-E5-1204)
5:30 p.m.
Eigenvectors of recursively defined matrices and self-similar measures.
Mark McClure* , University of North Carolina at Asheville
(1023-E5-860)
5:45 p.m.
Periodic and connecting orbits as source of chaos in ODEs.
Brian A. Coomes , University of Miami
H\"useyin Ko\c cak* , University of Miami
Kenneth J. Palmer , National Taiwan University
(1023-E5-1242)
6:00 p.m.
An elementary approach to a symplectic integration algorithm.
Daniel Hemberger , Oberlin College
James A Walsh* , Oberlin College
(1023-E5-255)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-5:10 p.m. MAA Session on Content Courses for the Mathematical Education of Middle School Teachers, II
Organizers: Laurie Burton , Western Oregon University burtonl@wou.edu
Maria G. Fung , Western Oregon University
Klay Kruczek , Western Oregon University
2:15 p.m.
Mathematical Courses for Middle School Teachers: The CSUSB Approach.
Robert G Stein* , California State University, San Bernardino
(1023-G1-199)
2:35 p.m.
Mathematics Content for Middle School Teachers Design at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Lee E. Price* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1023-G1-1246)
2:55 p.m.
A Problem-Solving Course for Pre-Service Middle School Teachers.
Kathleen D. Lopez* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1023-G1-1378)
3:15 p.m.
Bluffton's Explore and Explain Mathematics Courses for Middle School Teachers.
Donald E. Hooley* , Bluffton University
(1023-G1-139)
3:35 p.m.
Using LOGO to Teach Geometry and Problem Solving To Future Middle School Teachers.
Jerry Dwyer , Texas Tech University
Gary Harris , Texas Tech University
G Brock Williams* , Texas Tech University
(1023-G1-1235)
3:55 p.m.
Constructivist Integrated Mathematics and Methods for Middle Grades Teachers.
Rebecca K. Walker* , Grand Valley State Univeristy
Charlene E. Beckmann , Grand Valley State University
(1023-G1-1450)
4:15 p.m.
Western Oregon University's Middle School Mathematics Focus.
Laurie Burton , Western Oregon University
Maria Fung , Western Oregon University
Klay Kruczek* , Western Oregon University
(1023-G1-277)
4:35 p.m.
A (Pre)Calculus and Discrete Math Course for Pre-Service Middle School Teachers.
Timothy W. Flood* , Pittsburg State University
(1023-G1-143)
4:55 p.m.
Reflections from a journey: Diary excerpts highlighting the content preparation of a middle school mathematics teacher.
Mandi S. Maxwell* , Trinity Christian College
David B. Klanderman , Trinity Christian College
Mary Webster Moore , Trinity Christian College
(1023-G1-883)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-3:40 p.m. MAA Session on Getting Students to Discuss and to Write about Mathematics, I
Organizers: Martha Ellen (Murphy) Waggoner , Simpson College waggoner@simpson.edu
Charlotte Knotts-Zides , Wofford College
Harrison W. Straley , Wheaton College
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-5:50 p.m. MAA Session on Entertaining with Math
Organizers: Timothy P. Chartier , Davidson College tichartier@davidson.edu
2:15 p.m.
Concept Videos for Calculus: A Context that Encapsulates a Lesson.
Mike Martin* , Johnson County Community College
(1023-H1-635)
2:35 p.m.
Better Poker Hands Guaranteed.
Card Colm Mulcahy* , Spelman College
(1023-H1-1341)
2:55 p.m.
The value of entertainment in a mathematics course.
Mark John Meyer* , American University
Hilary C Singer , American University
Artur Elezi , American University
(1023-H1-1487)
3:15 p.m.
Mathematical Mentalism.
John M. Harris* , Furman University
(1023-H1-652)
3:35 p.m.
Graphs and juggling.
Gregory S. Warrington* , Wake Forest University
(1023-H1-1437)
3:55 p.m.
Mathemagic.
J. Alfredo Jimenez* , Penn State University Hazleton
(1023-H1-1351)
4:15 p.m.
Mathematics in Mime.
Tim Chartier* , Davidson College
(1023-H1-311)
4:35 p.m.
Learning Groups via Object Manipulation.
Akihiro Matsuura* , College of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Denki University
(1023-H1-1832)
4:55 p.m.
Mangum, P.I.
Colin C Adams* , Williams College
Mikhail Chkhenkeli , Western New England College
(1023-H1-279)
5:15 p.m.
Dancing with Mathematics.
Karl Schaffer* , De Anza College / Dr. Schaffer and Mr. Stern Dance Ensemble
(1023-H1-130)
5:35 p.m.
An Amazing Mathematical Card Trick.
Arthur T. Benjamin* , Harvey Mudd College
(1023-H1-73)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m. MAA Session on Research and Other Mathematical Experiences for Students Outside the Classroom
Organizers: Sarah Spence Adams , Franklin W Olin College of Engineering sarah.adams@olin.edu
James A. Davis , University of Richmond
Susan E. Morey , Texas State University, San Marcos
2:15 p.m.
Center for Mentoring Undergraduate Research in Mathematics at BYU.
Michael Dorff* , Brigham Young University
(1023-P1-382)
2:45 p.m.
Research Opportunities for Commuter Students.
Diana M Thomas* , Montclair State University
Michael A Jones , Montclair State University
(1023-P1-1682)
3:00 p.m.
Significance of being an LSAMP scholar.
Reginald Dorcely* , Medgar Evers College-CUNY
Frantz Mackenzy Voltaire , Medgar Evers College-CUNY
Karl C. Clarke , Medgar Evers College-CUNY
Umesh P. Nagarkatte , Medgar Evers College-CUNY
Wilbert Hope , Medgar Evers College-CUNY
(1023-P1-768)
3:15 p.m.
Student Research Projects: Success and Failure.
Nathaniel Dean* , Texas State University University-San Marcos
(1023-P1-1430)
3:30 p.m.
An International REU Site in Mathematics: Hong Kong.
Graeme Fairweather* , Colorado School of Mines
Barbara Moskal , Colorado School of Mines
(1023-P1-1438)
3:45 p.m.
Math Research in Brazil, I.R.E.S. 2006.
Tania M. Lopez* , California State University, Northridge
(1023-P1-557)
4:00 p.m.
Designing a "Methods of Research" Course.
Jacqueline A Jensen* , Sam Houston State University
(1023-P1-1318)
4:15 p.m.
The Evolution of an Arts and Sciences Student Symposium.
Jan O Case* , Jacksonville State University
(1023-P1-491)
4:30 p.m.
Undergraduate Teaching which Leads to Undergraduate Research.
Sarah-Marie Belcastro* , Smith College and Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics
(1023-P1-1021)
4:45 p.m.
Initiating A Sonya Kovelevsky Day.
Ramona Ranalli* , The University of Texas at Tyler
Jennifer McLoud-Mann , The University of Texas at Tyler
(1023-P1-776)
5:00 p.m.
Pedagogical practice outside the traditional mathematics classroom:Enriching teacher candidates experiences.
Carol Klages* , University of Houston-Victoria
Barba Patton , University of Houston-Victoria
(1023-P1-1813)
5:15 p.m.
Mathematical Ideas: Tricks of the Trade.
Jesse W. Byrne* , University of Central Oklahoma
Charlotte K. Simmons , University of Central Oklahoma
(1023-P1-1639)
5:30 p.m.
Discussion.
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-5:55 p.m. MAA General Contributed Paper Session, II
Organizers: Eric S. Marland , Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Jay A. Malmstrom , Oklahoma State Community College
2:15 p.m.
Valuing and Evaluating Teaching in the Mathematics Faculty Hiring Process.
Derek Bruff* , Vanderbilt University
(1023-Z1-1709)
2:30 p.m.
Faculty Development: Promoting a Collegiate and Cooperative Environment and Preparing New Faculty for Success in the Classroom.
Barbra S. Melendez* , United States Military Academy
Gerald C. Kobylski , United States Military Academy
(1023-Z1-1209)
2:45 p.m.
On the Transition in Mathematics from High School to College.
Richard O. Hill* , Michigan State University
Jon Star , Michigan State University
(1023-Z1-698)
3:00 p.m.
Results of the 2005 AP® Statistics Curriculum Survey.
Tim Jacobbe* , Educational Testing Service
(1023-Z1-47)
3:15 p.m.
Running a Mathematics Capstone Course in a Small Department.
J. Alan Alewine* , McKendree College
(1023-Z1-331)
3:45 p.m.
Break.
4:00 p.m.
Houston $\ldots$ we have a bug problem.
Michael R. Bacon* , USC Sumter
(1023-Z1-1551)
4:15 p.m.
Observations on Sir William Rowan Hamilton and George Boole.
Charlotte Simmons* , University of Central Oklahoma
(1023-Z1-1457)
4:30 p.m.
Euler Converses Euclid.
Charlie Smith* , Park University
(1023-Z1-1170)
4:45 p.m.
Everything you want to know about bridge courses -- except whether they work.
Michael B. Ward* , Western Oregon University
(1023-Z1-299)
5:00 p.m.
Quantitative Literacy Topics: The Need for an "Industry Standard"?
Eric Gaze* , Alfred University
(1023-Z1-770)
5:15 p.m.
Quantitative Literacy (QL) in the Major at a large University.
Kimberly M Vincent* , Washington State University
(1023-Z1-1684)
5:30 p.m.
Mathematical Philosophies, and Computers in Educational Trends.
Mohammad R. Khadivi* , Jackson State University
(1023-Z1-1646)
5:45 p.m.
Can Philosophers Learn How to Solve Problems from Mathematicians (Meno 86e-87c)?
Carlos Bovell* , Mercer County Community College
(1023-Z1-923)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-5:40 p.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Recent Advances in Computational Scattering
Organizers: Jie Shen , Purdue University shen@math.purdue.edu
2:15 p.m.
Boundary perturbation methods for high-frequency scattering.
David P. Nicholls* , University of Illinois at Chicago
Fernando Reitich , University of Minnesota
(1023-78-1279)
2:45 p.m.
Discontinuous Galerkin Method for PDEs with Dirac sources with applications in Optical Fiber Laser.
Wei Cai* , UNC Charlotte
(1023-65-1594)
3:15 p.m.
Efficient and Stable Spectral Methods for the Helmholtz equation in exterior domains.
Jie Shen* , Purdue University
(1023-65-564)
3:45 p.m.
Scattering by Open Surfaces.
Shidong Jiang* , New Jersey Institute of Technology
(1023-65-479)
4:15 p.m.
Numerical Solution of the Nonlinear Helmholtz Equation.
Guy Baruch , Tel Aviv University
Gadi Fibich , Tel Aviv University
Semyon Tsynkov* , North Carolina State University
(1023-65-528)
4:45 p.m.
Dispersion analysis of nonconforming finite element methods for the Helmholtz equation.
Dongwoo Sheen* , Seoul National University and Purdue University
Taeyoung Ha , Seoul National University
Kitak Lee , Samsung SDS
(1023-65-1154)
5:15 p.m.
Acceleration of an iterative method for the evaluation of high-frequency multiples scattering effects.
Yassine Boubendir* , University of Minnesota
Fernando Reitich , University of Minnesota
(1023-65-1734)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-5:55 p.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Environmental Modeling: Challenges in Practical Applications and in Teaching
Organizers: William L. Briggs , University of Colorado at Denver wbriggs@math.cudenver.edu
2:15 p.m.
Hazardous materials modeling and other opportunities for student applied mathematics projects.
Charles R. Hadlock* , Bentley College
(1023-97-1670)
2:45 p.m.
Ecological Problems for Undergraduate Research.
Glenn Ledder* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1023-92-1305)
3:15 p.m.
Making Models Useful to Decision-Makers.
Holly D. Gaff* , University of Maryland, School of Medicine
Louis Gross , University of Tennessee, Knovxille
(1023-92-1207)
3:45 p.m.
Undergraduate Mathematical Biology Research at Appalachian State University.
Rene A. Salinas* , Appalachian State University
(1023-92-1203)
4:15 p.m.
Using integro-difference equations to model the effect of growing season length on the spread of the Eurasian collared dove in North America.
Andrew Whittle* , Kennesaw State University
Erika Asano , USF St. Petersburg
Michael Fuller , University of Tennessee
(1023-92-1155)
4:45 p.m.
A Mathematical Biology Program at the University of Louisiana: Curriculum Development and Research.
Azmy S Ackleh* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1023-92-767)
5:15 p.m.
Hurricane modeling and Katrina.
T. N. Krishnamurti* , Department of Meteorology, Florida State University
(1023-92-1806)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-4:50 p.m. Math on the Web, I
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Project NExT-YMN Poster Session
2:15 p.m.
Kevin E. Charlwood , Washburn University
Michael C. Axtell , Wabash College
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-3:35 p.m. MAA Committee on the Profession Panel Discussion
Ethics in the mathematical sciences.
Organizers:
Susan C. Geller , Texas A&M University
Panelists:
Donald L. Bentley , Pomona College
John D. Fulton , Clemson University
Linda Keen , Herbert H. Lehman College of CUNY
Henry Walker , Grinnell University
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-3:35 p.m. MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics and the SIGMAA on Statistics Education Panel Discussion
Preparing majors for the nonacademic workforce: Projects and internships in applied mathematics and statistics.
Organizers:
Thomas L. Moore , Grinnell College
Harriet S. Pollatsek , Mount Holyoke College
Moderators:
Thomas L. Moore ,
Panelists:
Matthew P. Richey , St. Olaf College
Nagambal Shah , Spelman College
Suzanne L. Weekes , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-3:35 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
The role of assessment in helping students learn.
Organizers:
Catherine M. Murphy , Purdue University Calumet
Daniel P. Maki , Indiana University
Panelists:
Bernard L. Madison , University of Arkansas
William A. Marion, Jr , Valparaiso University
Barbara Moskal , Colorado School of Mines
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-3:40 p.m. AWM Panel Discussion
Women advancing to leadership: When and how.
Organizers:
Barbara L. Keyfitz , The Fields Institute and University of Houston
Moderators:
Barbara L. Keyfitz ,
Panelists:
Lisa Fauci , Tulane University
Cathy B. Kessel , Berkeley, CA
Johanna Levelt Sengers , NIST
Joan R. Leitzel , University of New Hampshire
Carolyn R. Mahoney , Lincoln University
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:20 p.m.-5:35 p.m. MAA Session on Mathlets for Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Organizers: David Strong , Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu
Thomas Leathrum , Jacksonville State University
Joe Yanik , Emporia State University
2:20 p.m.
Experiments with Matrices Showing How to Transform and Animate Computer Images to New Students.
Charles A Sulewski* , United States Military Academy at West Point
Frank Wattenberg , United States Military Academy at West Point
(1023-M5-746)
2:40 p.m.
A Mathlet to Interactively Explore Ordinary Differential Equation Solvers.
Nicholas A Dovidio* , Davidson College
(1023-M5-1637)
3:00 p.m.
Modeling with Functions: A Student Centered, Discovery Approach.
Joseph M Lindquist* , United States Military Academy
James Dzwonchyk , United States Military Academy
(1023-M5-1779)
3:20 p.m.
Parameter passing in Mathematical Java Toolkit applets.
Michael Mays* , West Virginia University
(1023-M5-309)
3:40 p.m.
Interactive Workbooks for Classifying Distributions and Balancing Chemical Equations.
Sarah L Mabrouk* , Framingham State College
(1023-M5-1856)
4:00 p.m.
Using Maplets and Java to Teach Reed-Solomon Codes.
Richard E. Klima* , Appalachian State University
Neil P. Sigmon , Radford University
(1023-M5-117)
4:20 p.m.
An Applet-Based Presentation of the Chebyshev Equioscillation Theorem.
Robert A. Mayans* , Fairleigh Dickinson University
(1023-M5-44)
4:40 p.m.
The UW Praxis Project.
Jennifer J. Kosiak* , University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
Bob Hoar , University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
(1023-M5-1810)
5:00 p.m.
Multilingual Maplets for WebALT Calculus.
Douglas B Meade* , University of South Carolina
Philip B Yasskin , Texas A&M University
Mika Seppala , University of Helsinki
(1023-M5-1567)
5:20 p.m.
Maplets for Calculus - Now with Proofs.
Philip B. Yasskin* , Texas A\&M University
Douglas B. Meade , University of South Carolina
Mika Seppala , University of Helsinki
(1023-M5-254)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. MAA Section Officers
Friday January 5, 2007, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Project NExT Panel Discussion
Becoming a leader in your department.
Organizers:
Edwin P. Herman , University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
J. Lyn Miller , Slippery Rock University
Panelists:
Stuart Boersma , Central Washington University
Linda Braddy , East Central University
Duff Campbell , Hendrix College
Jill E. Guerra , University of Arkansas, Fort Smith
Thomas C. Ratliff , Wheaton College
Judy L. Walker , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Friday January 5, 2007, 3:40 p.m.-4:30 p.m. MAA Invited Address
Baseball, Shakespeare, and modern statistical theory.
Bradley Efron* , Stanford University
(1023-A0-20)
Friday January 5, 2007, 3:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m. AWM Business Meeting
Friday January 5, 2007, 3:50 p.m.-5:40 p.m. SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Panel Discussion
The practice of math history.
Organizers:
William Branson , St. Cloud State University
Amy E. Shell-Gellasch , Pacific Lutheran University
Panelists:
V. Frederick Rickey , U.S. Military Academy
Karen H. Parshall , University of Virginia
Joseph W. Dauben , Herbert H. Lehman College of CUNY
Friday January 5, 2007, 3:50 p.m.-5:40 p.m. MAA Study Abroad Tours Subcommittee Panel Discussion
Mathematics and mathematicians in emerging nations.
Organizers:
M. Leigh Lunsford , Longwood University
Lisa Elaine Marano , West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Panelists:
Joel K. Haack , University of Northern Iowa
Aihua Li , Montclair State University
Kate McGivney , Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Claudio H. Morales , University of Alabama, Huntsville
Miranda I. Teboh-Ewungkem , Lafayette College
Friday January 5, 2007, 3:50 p.m.-5:10 p.m. MAA Committee on Graduate Students-YMN Panel Discussion
How to interview for a job in the mathematical sciences.
Organizers:
David C. Manderscheid , University of Iowa
Panelists:
Allen Butler , Daniel H. Wagner Associates, Inc.
Sharon M. Clarke , Pepperdine University
James H. Freeman , Cornell College
David T. Kung , St. Mary's College of Maryland
David C. Manderscheid ,
Friday January 5, 2007, 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Annual Meeting and Guest Lecture
Organizers: Ben A. Fusaro , Florida State University
Friday January 5, 2007, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Welcome Reception for Undergraduate Students
Friday January 5, 2007, 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. AMS Committee on the Profession Presentation
Katrina and its aftermath: Institutional survival in New Orelans since the storm.
Organizers:
Jim E. Hoste , Pitzer College
Moderators:
Jim E. Hoste ,
Panelists:
Kenneth W. Holladay , University of New Orleans
Morris Kalka , Tulane University
Vlajko L. Kocic , Xavier University of Louisiana
Katarzyna Saxton , Loyola University New Orleans
Friday January 5, 2007, 4:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#14: Part A
Contemporary college algebra: A refocused college algebra course.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small , U. S. Military Academy
Laurette Foster , Prairie View A\&M University
Friday January 5, 2007, 4:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
A tool to implement quantitative literacy (QL): Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum.
Organizers:
Semra Kili\c{c}-Bahi , Colby-Sawyer College
Gary T. Franchy , Davenport University
Cheryl Coolidge , Colby-Sawyer College
William A. Thomas , Colby-Sawyer College
Friday January 5, 2007, 4:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
Evaluating student presentations in mathematics.
Organizers:
Suzanne Dor\'{e}e , Augsburg College
Richard J. Jardine , Keene State College
Thomas J. Linton , Central College
Friday January 5, 2007, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. MAA Information Session
Current issues in actuarial science education.
Organizers:
Robert E. Buck , Slippery Rock University
Bettye Anne Case , Florida State University
Matthew J. Hassett , Arizona State University
Steve Paris , Florida State University
Friday January 5, 2007, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Reception for Graduate Students and First-Time Participants
The AMS and MAA warmly invite these special groups to meet the leadership of your sponsoring organizations.
Friday January 5, 2007, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Guest Lecture
Organizers: Amy E. Shell-Gellasch , Pacific Lutheran University
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Mathematics and physics.
Peter D. Lax* , New York University-Courant Institute
(1023-01-10)
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