Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Special Session
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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
AMS-MAA Special Session on History of Mathematics
Sunday January 7, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS-MAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Organizers: Joseph W. Dauben , Lehman College jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter , Westmont College
Victor J. Katz , University of the District of Columbia
Karen H. Parshall , University of Virginia
8:00 a.m.
Mathematical Concepts of Infinity in Ancient China.
Yibao Xu* , Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York
(1023-01-603)
8:30 a.m.
An Exploration of Indian \emph{Upapatti} (Proof) in N\={i}laka\d{n}\d{t}ha Somay\={a}jin.
Homer S. White* , Georgetown College, Kentucky
(1023-01-244)
9:00 a.m.
Is addition a fundamental operation in arithmetic? and other foundational issues in Indian mathematics.
Kim Plofker* , Providence, RI
(1023-01-874)
9:30 a.m.
Diagrams --- sources hitherto ignored.
Ken Saito* , Department of Human Sciences, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
(1023-01-404)
10:00 a.m.
Mirrors of the Sea and Jade: Chinese Mathematics in the Song and Yuan Dynasties.
Joseph W. Dauben* , Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
(1023-01-619)
10:30 a.m.
Geometry and Islamic Art in Tenth-Century Baghdad.
J. Lennart Berggren* , Simon Fraser University
(1023-01-944)
Sunday January 7, 2007, 1:00 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS-MAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Organizers: Joseph W. Dauben , Lehman College jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter , Westmont College
Victor J. Katz , University of the District of Columbia
Karen H. Parshall , University of Virginia
1:00 p.m.
The ellipse seen from China.
Andrea Breard* , Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille; Laboratoire Paul Painlevé
(1023-01-930)
1:30 p.m.
The Other Book Nobody Read: Georg Rheticus and the \emph{Opus Palatinum}.
Glen R Van Brummelen* , Quest University
(1023-01-749)
2:00 p.m.
Communicating Mathematics in the \textit{Journal des savants} (1675-1737).
Jeanne Peiffer* , CNRS Paris
(1023-01-1077)
2:30 p.m.
Problems of Infinitesimals: Descartes, Leibniz, and Peirce.
Maria Sol de Mora* , University of Basque Country
(1023-01-610)
3:00 p.m.
Motivation and Context for B. Peirce's \textit{Linear Associative Algebra}.
Deborah A. Kent* , Simon Fraser University
(1023-01-683)
3:30 p.m.
Robert Leslie Ellis on the misuse of the principle of insufficient reason.
Byron E. Wall* , York University, Toronto, Canada
(1023-01-946)
4:00 p.m.
The Mittag-Leffler Theorem: Interpretation and Reception of a Mathematical Result, 1876-1884.
Laura E Turner* , Simon Fraser University
Thomas Archibald , Simon Fraser University
(1023-01-291)
4:30 p.m.
A Political and Mathematical Unification: The Case of Nineteenth-Century Italy.
Laura Martini* , Siena, Italy
(1023-01-296)
5:00 p.m.
Mathematics in Brazil during the first half of the 20th century: institutionalization and professionalization.
Sergio Nobre* , UNESP - Rio Claro - Brazil
(1023-01-722)
5:30 p.m.
Mathematics and pacifism in Cambridge 1915-1916: a student perspective.
June Barrow-Green* , The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
(1023-01-226)
Monday January 8, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS-MAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Organizers: Joseph W. Dauben , Lehman College jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter , Westmont College
Victor J. Katz , University of the District of Columbia
Karen H. Parshall , University of Virginia
Monday January 8, 2007, 1:00 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS-MAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, IV
Organizers: Joseph W. Dauben , Lehman College jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter , Westmont College
Victor J. Katz , University of the District of Columbia
Karen H. Parshall , University of Virginia
1:00 p.m.
Euler Incorporated in the United States: Textbooks, Mathematical Instruments, and Telescopes.
Peggy Aldrich Kidwell* , National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
(1023-01-351)
1:30 p.m.
"The Acknowledged National Standard": Charles Davies, A. S. Barnes, and Textbooks as Teaching Tools.
Amy Ackerberg-Hastings* , University of Maryland University College
(1023-01-458)
2:00 p.m.
Janos Bolyai's American supporter, G. B. Halsted.
Albert C. Lewis* , Indiana Univ. - Purdue Univ. Indianapolis
(1023-01-240)
2:30 p.m.
Peirce's Cantor.
Matthew E Moore* , Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
(1023-01-787)
3:00 p.m.
The other American mathematical congress.
David E. Zitarelli* , Temple University
(1023-01-378)
3:30 p.m.
Volterra in America.
Judith R. Goodstein* , California Institute of Technology
(1023-01-645)
4:00 p.m.
A punishment tour for ``P'' Echols.
Shawnee McMurran , California State University, San Bernardino, and U. S. Military Academy
V. Frederick Rickey* , U. S. Military Academy
(1023-01-868)
4:30 p.m.
Frege's Diary and Frege's Politics.
Martin D Davis* , UC Berkeley (visitor); NYU-Courant (Emeritus)
(1023-01-276)
5:00 p.m.
Applied Mathematics in Nazi Germany.
Sanford L Segal* , University of Rochester
(1023-01-444)
5:30 p.m.
World War II and After: Impact on American Women in Mathematics.
Judy Green , Marymount University
Jeanne LaDuke* , DePaul University
(1023-01-586)
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