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Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Francisco, CA, January 13-16, 2010 (Wednesday - Saturday)
Meeting #1056
Associate secretaries: Matthew Miller , AMS miller@math.sc.edu
Gerard A Venema , MAA venema@calvin.edu
Thursday January 14, 2010
Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:00 a.m.-11:59 p.m. hotel has
Sierra F, Marriott San Francisco
Thursday January 14, 2010, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Joint Meetings Registration
First Floor Lobby, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Arithmetic of Function Fields, I
Room 3009, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Allison Pacelli , Williams College apacelli@williams.edu
Michael Rosen , Brown University
8:00 a.m.
Fourier Coefficients, Relations, and Ranks in the Space of Eisenstein Series of a Function Field of a Finite Field.
Michael J. Daniel* , Drexel University
(1056-11-538)
8:30 a.m.
Ramification in iterated towers for rational functions.
John T Cullinan* , Bard College
(1056-11-365)
9:00 a.m.
Tate sequences and applications.
Cristian D Popescu* , University of California, San Diego
(1056-11-373)
9:30 a.m.
Explicit points on elliptic curves over function fields.
Douglas Ulmer* , Georgia Institute of Technology
(1056-11-1161)
10:00 a.m.
On generators of arithmetic groups over function fields.
Mihran Papikian* , Pennsylvania State University
(1056-11-1014)
10:30 a.m.
Ramification Groups and Differents in Artin-Schreier Composita.
Renate Scheidler* , University of Calgary
Qingquan Wu , University of Calgary
(1056-11-757)
11:00 a.m.
Symmetries of characteristic p L-series.
David Goss* , The Ohio State University
(1056-11-668)
11:30 a.m.
Values of Goss $L$-functions for Dirichlet characters at positive integers.
Matthew Papanikolas* , Texas A&M University
(1056-11-431)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 3011, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Susan Cooper , University of Nebraska-Lincoln scooper4@math.unl.edu
Graham Leuschke , Syracuse University gjleusch@math.syr.edu
Sean M. Sather-Wagstaff , North Dakota State University sean.sather-wagstaff@ndsu.edu
8:00 a.m.
What is a system of parameters?
Craig Huneke* , University of Kansas
Louiza Fouli , New Mexico St. University
(1056-13-721)
8:30 a.m.
Syzygy Theorem via Comparison of Order Ideals.
Phillip A. Griffith , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Alexandra Seceleanu* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(1056-13-1439)
9:00 a.m.
Hochster's Theta invariant and the Hodge-Riemann bilinear relations.
W. Frank Moore , Cornell Univ.
Greg Piepmeyer* , Univ. of Missouri-Columbia
Sandra Sprioff , Univ. of Mississippi
Mark E Walker , Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln
(1056-13-1484)
9:30 a.m.
Test ideals in non-Q-Gorenstein rings.
Karl Schwede* , University of Michgian
(1056-13-774)
10:00 a.m.
On the Behavior of Test Ideals Under Generically Separable Finite Morphisms.
Kevin Tucker* , University of Michigan
Karl Schwede , University of Michigan
(1056-13-1480)
10:30 a.m.
A numerical condition for equisingularity.
Steven Kleiman , MIT
Bernd Ulrich , Purdue University
Javid Validashti* , University of Kansas
(1056-13-835)
11:00 a.m.
Beyond Numerics in Boij-Soederberg Theory.
Daniel Erman* , University of California, Berkeley
(1056-13-599)
11:30 a.m.
Sheaves on $P^1 \times P^1$.
David Eisenbud* , University of California, Berkeley
Frank-Olaf Schreyer , Universitaet des Saarlandes
(1056-14-1743)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Geometric Aspects of Link and 3-manifold Invariants, II
Room 3016, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Oliver Dasbach , Louisiana State University kasten@math.lsu.edu
Effie Kalfagianni , Michigan State University
8:00 a.m.
Reidemeister Torsion and the A-polynomial.
Charles Frohman* , The University of Iowa
Joanna Kania-Bartoszynska , National Science Foundation
(1056-57-999)
8:30 a.m.
Quantum form of the Reidemeister torsion of a knot complement.
Charles D Frohman , The University of Iowa
Joanna Kania-Bartoszynska* , National Science Foundation
(1056-57-1173)
9:00 a.m.
Higher Mahler measures.
Matilde N Lalin* , University of Alberta
(1056-11-442)
9:30 a.m.
First coefficient of the Conway polynomial of virtual links.
Sergei Chmutov* , Ohio State University, Mansfield
(1056-57-705)
10:00 a.m.
Turaev genus, knot signature, and the knot homology concordance invariants.
Oliver Dasbach , Louisiana State University
Adam Lowrance* , University of Iowa
(1056-57-427)
10:30 a.m.
Geometry of Lorenz knots.
Ilya Kofman* , College of Staten Island, City University of New York
(1056-57-1710)
11:00 a.m.
Adequate knots, guts, and volumes I: surfaces and polyhedra.
David Futer , Temple University
Efstratia Kalfagianni , Michigan State University
Jessica S Purcell* , Brigham Young University
(1056-57-1825)
11:30 a.m.
Adequate knots, guts, and volumes II: volume and Jones polynomial.
David Futer* , Temple University
Efstratia Kalfagianni , Michigan State University
Jessica S Purcell , Brigham Young University
(1056-57-1913)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Graph Algebras in Analysis and Algebra, I
Room 3007, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Gene Abrams , University of Colorado at Colorado Springs abrams@math.uccs.edu
Mark Tomforde , University of Houston
8:00 a.m.
Isomorphism and Morita equivalence of graph algebras I.
Gene Abrams , University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Mark Tomforde* , University of Houston
(1056-46-959)
8:30 a.m.
Isomorphism and Morita equivalence of graph algebras II.
Gene Abrams* , University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Mark Tomforde , University of Houston
(1056-16-943)
9:00 a.m.
Leavitt path algebras and graph C*-algebras of separated graphs, I.
Pere Ara* , Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Kenneth R. Goodearl , University of California at Santa Barbara
(1056-16-787)
10:00 a.m.
Leavitt path algebras and graph C*-algebras of separated graphs, II.
P. Ara , Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
K.R. Goodearl* , University of California at Santa Barbara
(1056-16-828)
10:30 a.m.
Nevanlinna-Pick interpolation for the Schur class associated with a directed graph.
Joseph A. Ball* , Virginia Tech
Sanne ter Horst , Utrecht University
(1056-47-328)
11:00 a.m.
Leavitt Path Algebras with Coefficients in a Noncommutative Ring.
Jennifer Firkins Nordstrom* , Linfield College
(1056-16-1106)
11:30 a.m.
Explicit isomorphisms of purely infinite simple Leavitt path algebras.
Chris Smith* , University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Gene Abrams , University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
(1056-16-866)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:40 a.m. AMS Special Session on Interactions of Inverse Problems, Signal Processing, and Imaging, I
Room 2000, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: M. Zuhair Nashed , University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu
8:00 a.m.
Cramer-Rao Bound for Estimating Non-linear Parameters in a Model for Chemical Species Separation using Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Emily K. Bice* , California State University, Fullerton
Venkata V. Chebrolu , Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Huanzhou Yu , Global MR Applied Science Laboratory, GE Healthcare, Menlo Park, CA
Jean H Brittain , Global MR Applied Science Laboratory, GE Healthcare, Madison, WI
Scott B. Reeder , Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Angel R. Pineda , California State University, Fullerton
(1056-62-1387)
8:30 a.m.
Sequential Lower Semi-Continuity of Non-Local Functionals.
Peter Elbau* , Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics
(1056-49-1514)
9:00 a.m.
On detection of small low emission sources.
Peter Kuchment* , Texas A&M University
David Darrow , UT Medical Branch at Galveston
Yulia Hristova , Texas A&M University
Guido Kanschat , Texas A&M University
(1056-35-1029)
9:30 a.m.
Compressed sensing via information theoretic methods.
Akram Aldroubi* , Vanderbilt University
Haichao Wang , Vanderbilt University
(1056-94-843)
10:00 a.m.
Multiscale elasticity imaging.
Pierre Garapon* , Stanford University
Habib Ammari , Ecole Polytechnique
François Jouve , University Denis Diderot, PARIS VII
(1056-35-1378)
10:30 a.m.
Reconstruction of Piecewise Constant Images Using Nonsmooth Noncovex Minimization.
Mila Nikolova* , Centre de Mathematiques et de Leurs Applications
(1056-49-2145)
11:00 a.m.
Beyond the Shannon-Nyquist Theorem.
Yves Meyer* , Centre de Mathematiques et de Leurs Applications
(1056-41-2143)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Algebraic Methods in Signal Processing, I
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Shamgar Gurevich , University of California Berkeley shamgar@math.berkeley.edu
Ronny Hadani , University of Chicago
Olga Holtz , University of California Berkeley and Technical University Berlin
Oded Schwartz , Technical University Berlin
Nir Sochen , Tel Aviv University
8:00 a.m.
Desired properties of identity codes.
Anant Sahai* , UC Berkeley
Kristen Ann Woyach , UC Berkeley
(1056-94-1688)
9:00 a.m.
Group-Theoretic Algorithms for Matrix Multiplication.
Chris Umans* , Caltech
(1056-68-1303)
9:30 a.m.
Polyphase Sequence Families with Low Correlation from the Bounds of Character Sums.
Gong Guang* , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo
Zilong Wang , Beijing University
(1056-94-1550)
10:00 a.m.
Near Shannon limit low Peak to Average Power Ratio Turbo Block Coded OFDM.
Vahid Tarokh* , Harvard University
Maryam Sabbaghian , Harvard University
Besma Smida , Purdue University
Yongjun Kwak , Harvard University
(1056-05-1043)
11:00 a.m.
Algebra and Multi-Camera Networks.
Nigel Boston* , University of Wisconsin - Madison
(1056-94-1747)
11:30 a.m.
On applications of non-commutative Fourier analysis in computational science.
Hans Z Munthe-Kaas* , University of Bergen, Norway
(1056-65-1148)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:40 a.m. AMS Special Session on The Mathematics of Information and Knowledge, I
Room 2012, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Naoki Saito , University of California Davis saito@math.ucdavis.edu
Ronald R. Coifman , Yale University
James G. Glimm , SUNY at Stony Brook
Peter W. Jones , Yale University
Mauro Maggioni , Duke University
Jared Tanner , University of Edinburgh
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Voting Theory, I
Room 2010, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Michael Jones , Mathematical Reviews maj@ams.org
Brian Hopkins , Saint Peter's College
Tommy Ratliff , Wheaton College
8:00 a.m.
Minimal Requirements for Representation in the Democratic Primary.
Jennifer M Wilson* , Eugene Lang College the New School for Liberal Arts
Michael A Jones , Mathematical Reviews
(1056-91-732)
8:30 a.m.
The Evaluation and Comparison of Thresholds for Divisor Methods.
Michael A Jones* , Mathematical Reviews
Jennifer M. Wilson , Eugene Lang College of the New School University
(1056-91-714)
9:00 a.m.
Analysis of Cumulative Voting's Potential to Yield Fair Representation.
Duane Cooper* , Morehouse College
(1056-91-2017)
9:30 a.m.
Algebraic Voting Theory.
Michael E. Orrison* , Harvey Mudd College
(1056-20-756)
10:00 a.m.
Statistical Inconsistencies of Ranked Data.
Anna E Bargagliotti* , The University of Memphis
Michael Orrison , Harvey Mudd College
(1056-91-780)
10:30 a.m.
Manipulating Profiles in Nonparametric Statistics: Stacking and Switching.
Sarah Berube , Gordon College
Karl-Dieter Crisman* , Gordon College
(1056-91-84)
11:00 a.m.
Frequency of violations of monotonicity.
Robert Z. Norman* , Dartmouth College
(1056-91-1858)
11:30 a.m.
Concensus among Concensus Methods.
Anna Popova* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Psychology
Michel Regenwetter , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Psychology
(1056-91-620)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Analysis and Control Under Uncertainty, I
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Xioaming Wang , Florida State University
Yanzhao Cao , Auburn University
Catalin Trenchea , University of Pittsburgh trenchea@pitt.edu
8:00 a.m.
The Estimation of functional uncertainty using Polynomial Chaos and adjoint equations.
Ionel Michael Navon* , Dept of Scientific Computing/ Florida State University
K Alekseev Aleksey , Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
M E Zelentsov , Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
(1056-93-1622)
8:30 a.m.
Long Time Behavior of Stochastically Forced PDEs.
Jonathan C. Mattingly* , Duke University
(1056-37-1929)
9:00 a.m.
Stochastic Analysis, Control and Nonlinear Filtering of Fluid Dynamic Models.
S. S. Sritharan* , Naval Postgraduate School
(1056-60-507)
9:30 a.m.
Optimal Parameter Tuning for Stability under Uncertainty.
Wolfgang Kliemann* , Iowa State University
(1056-93-741)
10:00 a.m.
A Non-Stochastic Talk on Stochastic Optimization / Control.
Ana-Maria Croicu* , Kennesaw State University
(1056-49-1724)
10:30 a.m.
Groundwater Reactive Transport Modeling under Uncertainty.
Ming Ye* , Department of Scientific Computing, Florida State University
(1056-62-1564)
11:00 a.m.
An Efficient Spectral Method for Acoustic Scattering from Rough Surfaces.
Jie Shen* , Purdue University
(1056-65-1716)
11:30 a.m.
Approximating long time statistical properties of large chaotic systems.
Xiaoming Wang* , Florida State University
(1056-76-1971)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Applications of Time Scales to Biology, Economics, and Engineering, I
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Martin Bohner , Missouri University of Science and Technology
Billur Kaymakcalan , Georgia Southern University-Statesboro billur@georgiasouthern.edu
Allan Peterson , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
8:00 a.m.
Eigenvalue intervals for a system of generalized second order three point nonlinear boundary value problems on a time scale.
Johnny Henderson* , Baylor University
(1056-34-27)
8:30 a.m.
Higher order singular multi-point boundary value problems on time scales.
Abdulkadir Dogan , University of Nigde, Nigde, Turkey
John R Graef* , The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Lingju Kong , The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(1056-39-746)
9:00 a.m.
The Existence of Multiple Nontrivial Solutions of Boundary Value Problems of Second-Order Dynamic Equations on a Time Scale.
Heidi A Berger* , Simpson College
(1056-39-1540)
9:30 a.m.
Positive periodic solutions of functional differential equations on time scales and population models.
Youssef Naim Raffoul* , University of Dayton
Joan Hoffacker , Clemson University
(1056-37-806)
10:00 a.m.
Implications of time scales to spraying mosquitoes for West Nile prevention.
Joan Hoffacker* , Clemson University
(1056-34-1269)
10:30 a.m.
A predator-prey system on a time scale.
Nickolai Kosmatov* , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1056-39-1491)
11:00 a.m.
A Ratio Dependent Predator-Prey System on a Time Scale.
Eric R. Kaufmann* , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1056-92-1325)
11:30 a.m.
Model for antibiotic resistant bacteria in a river.
Bonita A Lawrence* , Marshall University
Anna Mummert , Marshall University
(1056-34-1456)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry, I
Room 3005, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Bo-Hae Im , Chung-Ang University
Jennifer Johnson-Leung , University of Idaho jenfns@uidaho.edu
Jennifer Paulhus , Kansas State University
8:00 a.m.
Generalizing a Theorem of Richard Brauer.
Bo-Hae Im* , Chung-Ang University, Seoul
Michael Larsen , Indiana University
(1056-11-1179)
8:30 a.m.
Numerical evidence for Bruinier-Yang conjecture and comparison with denominators of Igusa class polynomials.
Kristin E. Lauter* , Microsoft Research
Bianca Viray , University of California at Berkeley
Jennifer Johnson-Leung , University of Idaho
Adriana Salerno , Bates College
Erika Frugoni , University of Colorado
Helen Grundman , Bryn Mawr College
(1056-11-1633)
9:00 a.m.
Bounds for the torsion subgroup of elliptic curves over fields with bounded ramification.
Álvaro Lozano-Robledo* , University of Connecticut - Storrs
Benjamin Lundell , Cornell University
(1056-11-1092)
9:30 a.m.
The growth of Mordell-Weil ranks on tower of Jacobians.
Guillermo Mantilla* , University of Wisconsin, Madison
(1056-11-1083)
10:00 a.m.
Points on Quadratic Twists of $X_0(N)$.
Ekin Ozman* , University of Wisconsin-Madison
(1056-11-1529)
10:30 a.m.
Anti-Hasse Principles for Algebraic Curves.
Pete L. Clark* , University of Georgia
(1056-11-470)
11:00 a.m.
Cox rings of big rational surfaces.
Damiano Testa , UNiversity of Oxford
Anthony Varilly-Alvarado* , Rice University
Mauricio Velasco , University of California at Berkeley
(1056-14-1723)
11:30 a.m.
Equations of curves with automorphisms.
David J Swinarski* , University of Georgia
(1056-14-642)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m. MAA Invited Paper Session on Environmental Modeling
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Karen D. Bolinger , Clarion University
Ben Fusaro , Florida State University fusaro@mail.math.fsu.edu
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse #3: Part A
Educating about the state of the planet and sustainability while enhancing calculus.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Thomas J. Pfaff , Ithaca College
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse #8: Part A
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Ralph Grimaldi , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Biomathematics, I
Room 3012, 3rd Floor, Moscone
8:00 a.m.
Enhancement of cargo processivity by cooperating molecular motors.
Filippo Posta* , UCLA
Maria R. D'Orsogna , Cal State Northridge
Tom Chou , UCLA
(1056-92-58)
8:15 a.m.
Influence of inhalation injury on mortality of burn patients.
Fatemeh Emdad* , The University of Texas Medical Branch
Clarisse Djukom , The university of Texas medical branch
David N. Herndon , UTMB
Marc G. Jeschke , utmb
(1056-92-170)
8:30 a.m.
A fixed point theorem for a general epidemic model.
Adam R. Lucas* , Saint Mary's College of California
(1056-92-227)
8:45 a.m.
Additive damage model for anti-cancer drug combinations.
Ardith W El-Kareh , Arizona Research Laboratories-Microcirculation, University of Arizona
Leslie B. Jones* , University of Arizona
Timothy W Secomb , Department of Physiology, University of Arizona
(1056-92-244)
9:00 a.m.
Two-Layer Human Right Ventricle Models with Patch and Anisotropic Material Properties for Ventricle Remodeling and Pulmonary Valve Replacement Surgical Optimization: Flow and Stress Analysis.
Dalin Tang* , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Chun Yang , Beijing Normal University
Tal Geva , Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital, Boston
Pedro del Nido , Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital, Boston
(1056-92-409)
9:15 a.m.
Human Carotid Plaque Progression Correlated Positively with Flow Shear Stress and Negatively with Plaque Wall Stress: 3D FSI Models Using Multi-Year Patient-Tracking In Vivo MRI.
Chun Yang* , Beijing Normal University
Dalin Tang , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Gador Canton , University of Washington, Seattle
Thomas S. Hatsukami , University of Washington, Seattle
Chun Yuan , University of Washington, Seattle
(1056-92-417)
9:30 a.m.
Existence and stability of steady states of a reaction convection diffusion equation modeling microtubule formation.
Shantia Yarahmadian* , Mississippi State University
Sidney L. Shaw , Indiana University
Kevin Zumbrun , Indiana University
Blake Barker , Indiana University
(1056-92-531)
9:45 a.m.
Stochastic Modeling of The Loss of Telomere Sequences.
V Arunachalam* , University of los Andes
(1056-92-627)
10:00 a.m.
Numerical Modeling of Intracranial Aneurysms.
Lisa M Melanson* , Northwestern University
(1056-76-1703)
10:15 a.m.
The effects of boundary transport and anti-oxidants on stability of a model of atherogenesis.
L. R. Ritter* , Southern Polytechnic State University
A. I. Ibragimov , Texas Tech University
J. R. Walton , Texas A & M University
(1056-92-701)
10:30 a.m.
A Reaction-Diffusion Model of Cartilage Regeneration in Cell-Seeded Scaffolds.
Janine M. Haugh* , North Carolina State University
Mansoor A. Haider , North Carolina State University
(1056-92-817)
10:45 a.m.
An algorithm for predicting minimal paths between genomes.
Elinor Velasquez* , University of California, Santa Cruz
(1056-92-933)
11:00 a.m.
The consequences of ant behavior for the spatial population dynamics of a southern wildflower.
Judith E Canner* , North Carolina State University
Robert R Dunn , North Carolina State University
Itamar Giladi , Ben-Gurion University, Israel
Kevin Gross , North Carolina State University
(1056-92-985)
11:15 a.m.
Replicator equations and the principle of minimal production of information: some applications to biological models.
Georgiy P. Karev* , Lockheed Martin MSD; National Institute of Health
(1056-92-1153)
11:30 a.m.
Geometry and Dynamics of Activity-Dependent Homeostatic Regulation in Neurons.
Andrey V. Olypher* , Emory University
Astrid A. Prinz , Emory University
(1056-92-1180)
11:45 a.m.
Coexistence of Ecotypes in a Quasilinear Size-Structured Population Model.
Azmy S Ackleh , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Paul Leonard Salceanu* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Baoling Ma , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1056-92-1197)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Differential and Difference Equations, I
Room 3018, 3rd Floor, Moscone
8:00 a.m.
Correctors and Field Fluctuations for the $p_{\epsilon}(x)$-Laplacian with Rough Exponents.
Silvia Jimenez* , Louisiana State University
Robert Lipton , Louisiana State University
(1056-35-93)
8:15 a.m.
Maximizing distinguishability in optical tomography through selection of an optimal source: Function spaces and inner products.
Bonnie C Jacob* , Clemson University
(1056-35-190)
8:30 a.m.
Break.
8:45 a.m.
A variational principle associated with a certain class of boundary value problems.
Abbas Momeni* , Queen's University
(1056-35-436)
9:00 a.m.
Solutions for 2-Dimensional Coupled Kuramoto-Sivashinsky-KdV Equations.
Maomao Cai* , Weber State University
Dening Li , West Virginia University
Chontita Rattanakul , Mahidol University, Thailand
(1056-35-490)
9:15 a.m.
On Nonlinear Evolution of Convective Flow in an Active Mushy Layer.
Dambaru Bhatta* , The University of Texas-Pan American
Mallikarjunaiah S. Muddamallappa , Texas A&M University
Daniel N. Riahi , The University of Texas-Pan American
(1056-35-1213)
9:30 a.m.
A Finite Difference Approximation for an Amphibian Juvenile-adult Migration System.
Azmy S. Ackleh , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Keng Deng* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Qihua Huang , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1056-35-667)
9:45 a.m.
Stratified steady water waves.
Samuel Walsh* , Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University
(1056-35-681)
10:00 a.m.
Stability of spherically propagating thermal frontal polymerization waves.
Vladimir A. Volpert , Northwestern University
Esteban Urdiales* , Northwestern University
(1056-35-685)
10:15 a.m.
Fractional differential equations for modeling anomalous diffusion in porous medium.
Sergei Fomin* , Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research
Vladimir Chugunov , Kazan State University
(1056-35-807)
10:30 a.m.
Asymptotic analysis for the 3D primitive equations in a channel.
Chang-Yeol Jung* , Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology
Roger Temam , Indiana University
Makram Hamouda , Dept. of Mathematics, Bizerte, Tunisia
(1056-35-842)
10:45 a.m.
The refractor problem with loss of energy and Monge - Ampère type of Equation.
Cristian E Gutierrez , Temple University
Henok Z Mawi* , Temple University
(1056-35-920)
11:00 a.m.
Norm Estimates for Composite Operators Applied to Harmonic Forms.
Shusen Ding* , Seattle University
(1056-35-978)
11:15 a.m.
Symbolic Computation of Conservation Laws of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations.
L. Douglas Poole* , Colorado School of Mines
Willy Hereman , Colorado School of Mines
(1056-35-1414)
11:30 a.m.
The Kawahara equation in weighted Sobolev spaces.
Netra P. Khanal* , University of Wisconsin - Washington County
Jiahong Wu , Oklahoma State University
Juan-Ming Yuan , Providence University, Taiwan
(1056-35-1100)
11:45 a.m.
The Generation and Propagation of Water Waves on a Running Stream.
Lokenath Debnath* , University of Texas-Pan American
(1056-35-1191)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-9:40 a.m. AMS Session on Geometry and Topology, III
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone
8:00 a.m.
Surfaces in generic toroidal 3-manifolds.
Ryan Derby-Talbot* , Quest University Canada
(1056-57-1742)
8:15 a.m.
$A_\infty$-Bialgebras of Type $(m,n)$.
Ainhoa Berciano , Universidad del País Vasco-Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea
Sean Evans , University of Pittsburgh
Ronald Umble* , Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(1056-55-161)
8:30 a.m.
Homomorphisms of $L_{\infty}$ Modules.
Michael P. Allocca* , North Carolina State University
(1056-55-544)
8:45 a.m.
A Metric for Homotopy Types.
Nicholas A Scoville* , Dartmouth College
(1056-55-923)
9:00 a.m.
Stabilization of Homotopy Limits.
Eric L Finster* , University of Virginia
(1056-55-1616)
9:15 a.m.
The Third Torus Complex is Simply Connected.
Brie A Finegold* , University of California at Santa Barbara
(1056-55-1666)
9:30 a.m.
Location of Zeros of Polynomials.
C. Affane-Aji* , Tuskegee University
N. Agarwal , Auburn University, AL
N. K. Govil , Auburn University, AL
(1056-32-1230)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Number Theory, I
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone
8:00 a.m.
Triangular arrays induced from trigonometric functions.
Hung-ping Tsao* , Novato, CA
(1056-11-10)
8:15 a.m.
Gross-Zagier subgroups of elliptic curves over $\mathbb{Q}$.
William A Stein* , University of Washington
(1056-11-22)
8:30 a.m.
Construction of Even Length Binary Sequences with High Asymptotic Merit Factor.
Tingyao Xiong* , Michigan State University
Hall I. Jonathan , Michigan State University
(1056-94-537)
8:45 a.m.
The Value of the Zeta Function at an Odd Argument.
Badih N. Ghusayni* , Lebanese University
(1056-11-133)
9:00 a.m.
Arithmetic Progressions on Curves of Degree Five.
Alejandra Alvarado* , University of Arizona
(1056-11-171)
9:15 a.m.
On Generalization of Lambert Series.
Tom Osler , Rowan University
Abdul Hassen* , Rowan Univeristy
(1056-11-1400)
9:30 a.m.
The fluctuations in the number of points on a family of curves over a finite field.
Maosheng Xiong* , Pennsylvania State University
(1056-11-200)
9:45 a.m.
More Sums than Differences Sets and Beyond.
Yufei Zhao* , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1056-11-343)
10:00 a.m.
Minimal product sets sizes in nonabelian groups.
Yakov I Berchenko-Kogan* , California Institute of Technology
(1056-11-360)
10:15 a.m.
An Infinite Family of Recursive Formulas Generating Power Moments of Kloosterman Sums with Trace One Arguments: $O(2n+1, 2^r)$ Case.
Dae San Kim* , Sogang University
(1056-11-430)
10:30 a.m.
Perfect Parallelepipeds Exist.
Jorge F Sawyer* , Lafayette College
Clifford A Reiter , Lafayette College
(1056-11-500)
10:45 a.m.
On the Convergence of Maximum Roots of a Fibonacci Type Polynomial Sequence.
Robert Molina , Alma College
Aklilu Zeleke* , Michigan State University
(1056-40-1660)
11:00 a.m.
On the zeros of Epstein zeta functions.
Yoonbok Lee* , Yonsei University
(1056-11-570)
11:15 a.m.
Galois theory for tame dodecic local fields.
Chad Awtrey* , Arizona State University
(1056-11-631)
11:30 a.m.
Arithmetic of Curves and Error-Correction.
Radoslav M Kirov* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Iwan M Duursma , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(1056-11-697)
11:45 a.m.
Two Identities Involving Generalized Fibonacci Numbers.
Curtis N. Cooper* , University of Central Missouri
(1056-11-1210)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. MAA Session on Mathematics Experiences in Business, Industry, and Government
Room 2011, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Philip Gustafson , Mesa State College pgustafs@mesastate.edu
Michael Monticino , University of North Texas
8:00 a.m.
A Robust, Multi-Criteria Modeling Approach for Optimizing Aeromedical Evacuation Asset Emplacement.
Nathaniel D Bastian* , United States Army
(1056-J5-113)
8:20 a.m.
The US blood supply, bioterrorism and mathematics.
Sonja Sandberg* , Framingham State College
(1056-J5-1600)
8:40 a.m.
Using Radar to Identify Persons Carrying Wires.
William P Fox* , Naval Postgraduate School
John Vesecky , University of Ca-Santa Cruz
Kip Laws , University of CA, Santa Cruz
(1056-J5-750)
9:00 a.m.
Probability in Solutions for Assembly in Earth Orbit of a NASA Spacecraft for Travel to Mars.
Richard D Jarvinen* , Winona State University
(1056-J5-583)
9:20 a.m.
A Green's Function Technique for Radiation Transport in Three Dimensions.
Candice Rockell* , Old Dominion University
John Tweed , Old Dominion University
(1056-J5-788)
9:40 a.m.
Why companies need mathematicians even during rough times.
Carla D Martin* , James Madison University
(1056-J5-2085)
10:00 a.m.
Movie Recommendation Systems.
Erich Kreutzer* , Davidson College
(1056-J5-1711)
10:20 a.m.
Searching for the home base of a serial criminal.
Mike O'Leary* , Towson University
(1056-J5-811)
10:40 a.m.
Statistical Inconsistency in the Audit Risk Model.
Richard J Cleary* , Bentley University
(1056-J5-1736)
11:00 a.m.
Scoring line of best fit test questions.
James H Fife* , Educational Testing Service
(1056-J5-783)
11:20 a.m.
An Alternative Distributional Model for Control of Process Particle Counts in the Semiconductor Industry.
Robert K. Henderson* , Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
(1056-J5-1384)
11:40 a.m.
Calculating the Greeks via Malliavin Calculus for Variance Gamma Process in Poisson-Wiener Space.
Dervis Bayazit* , Florida State University
Craig A Nolder , Florida State University
(1056-J5-1727)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, V
Room 3000, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Eric S. Marland , Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin , Northern Kentucky University
8:00 a.m.
When uniformity must be replaced by non-uniformity: on finite difference approximations of the Black-Scholes equation on non-uniform grids.
Daniel D. Sheng* , Westwood High School
Myles D. Baker , Baylor University
(1056-Z1-1094)
8:15 a.m.
A Lagrage Interpolation Mean Convergence.
Javad Namazi* , FDU
(1056-Z1-332)
8:30 a.m.
$L_{\infty}$ Algebras and Symmetric Braces.
Mindy Beth Capaldi* , North Carolina State University
(1056-Z1-610)
8:45 a.m.
Fibonacci Numbers and Collections of Mutually Disjoint Convex Subsets of a Totally Ordered Set.
Tyler Clark* , Western Kentucky University Honors College
Tom Richmond , Western Kentucky University
(1056-Z1-1279)
9:00 a.m.
Generating Pythagorean Triples.
Constance C Edwards* , California University of Pennsylvania
(1056-Z1-1307)
9:15 a.m.
A New Characterization of Dimension Zero.
Jay Stine* , Misericordia University
(1056-Z1-451)
9:30 a.m.
A Lesson Study in Real Analysis.
Brigitte Lahme* , Sonoma State University
Jerry Morris , Sonoma State University
Elaine Newman , Sonoma State University
(1056-Z1-1762)
9:45 a.m.
Inquiry-Based Learning for Middle and High School Mathematics Teachers - Part I.
Shing S. So* , University of Central Missouri
Mahmoud Yousef , University of Central Missouri
(1056-Z1-1214)
10:00 a.m.
Inquiry-Based Learning for Middle and High School Mathematics Teachers - Part II.
Mahmoud Yousef* , University of Central Missouri
Shing S. So , University of Central Missouri
(1056-Z1-1217)
10:15 a.m.
A model for high-school teacher professional development and student learning.
Galen E. Turner* , Louisiana Tech University
James D. Nelson , Louisiana Tech University
Kelly B. Crittenden , Louisiana Tech University
Jane A. Petrus , Louisiana Tech University
(1056-Z1-1152)
10:30 a.m.
Middle Mathematics Mobilization Program for Middle School Teachers.
Aaron K Trautwein* , Carthage College, Kenosha Wisconsin
(1056-Z1-1292)
10:45 a.m.
Being a Student Again: My Summer in a Research Experience for K-12 Teachers.
Erin Elizabeth Pitney* , Beaverton School District
(1056-Z1-1941)
11:00 a.m.
How Might We Prepare Pre-Service High School Teachers to Teach Using Computer Algebra Systems?
Tom Fox* , University of Houston-Clear Lake
(1056-Z1-2080)
11:15 a.m.
Mathematics workshops for parents and children as hybrid spaces.
Jose Maria Menendez* , Radford University
(1056-Z1-827)
11:30 a.m.
Projects to Enhance Revised Algebra and Functions.
Kenneth J Bernard* , Virginia State University
(1056-Z1-1192)
11:45 a.m.
A Classroom Project on Protecting Social Security Numbers from Identity Theft.
Yajun Yang* , Farmingdale State College, State University of New York
Katherine Zhu , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1056-Z1-1458)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. MAA Session on Mathematics, Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice, I
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Patricia Hale , California State Polytechnic University Pomona phale@csupomona.edu
Shandy Hauk , University of Northern Colorado
Dave Kung , St. Mary's College, Maryland
8:00 a.m.
A First Year Seminar on Exploring Data for Social Change.
Maria G Fung* , Worcester State College
(1056-H7-2081)
8:20 a.m.
Teaching Mathematics and Democracy.
Maura Mast* , University of Massachusetts Boston
(1056-H7-1989)
8:40 a.m.
Gender Inequity in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
Bryan Nankervis* , Texas State University-San Marcos
(1056-H7-940)
9:00 a.m.
Keeping the Doors Open: A Summer Algebra Camp for Under-represented Minority Middle School Students.
J B Fink* , Kalamazoo College
E D Nordmoe , Kalamazoo College
(1056-H7-300)
9:20 a.m.
Changing Teachers' Concept of Mathematics with the Goal of Providing Equal Opportunity for All Students to Succeed in Learning Algebra.
Judith M. Kysh* , San Francisco State University
Diane Resek , San Francisco State University
(1056-H7-991)
9:40 a.m.
Creative Mathematics for All? A Survey of Preservice Teachers' Attitudes about Students' Capabilities.
Deborah E Berg* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1056-H7-1558)
10:00 a.m.
Service Learning in Support of Financial Literacy.
Andrew Miller* , Belmont University
(1056-H7-885)
10:20 a.m.
Mathematics as a Subversive Activity -- Questioning Authority and Promoting Independent Thinking.
Jack Bookman* , Duke University
(1056-H7-486)
10:40 a.m.
Math and Social Issues.
Mouchumi Bhattacharyya , University of the Pacific
Christopher Goff , University of the Pacific
Larry J Langley* , University of the Pacific
(1056-H7-1696)
11:00 a.m.
Social justice in the classroom through real-world examples.
Lily S. Khadjavi* , Loyola Marymount University
(1056-H7-1450)
11:20 a.m.
A Pan-African Model for Developing Mathematical Talent in Africa.
Josephine Davis Davis* , Quality Education for Minorities/Fort Valley State University
Monica Mitchell , Quality Education for Minorities
(1056-H7-1932)
11:40 a.m.
Teaching Numerical Analysis in Cambodia.
Angel R. Pineda* , California State University, Fullerton
(1056-H7-1663)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m. MAA Session on Experiences that Enrich the Education of Mathematics Majors, II
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Suzanne M. Lenhart , University of Tennessee lenhart@math.utk.edu
Steven J. Schlicker , Grand Valley State University
J. Douglas Faires , Youngstown State University
Michael J. Dorff , Brigham Young University
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:35 a.m. MAA Session on Mathematics Courses for the Liberal Arts Students, I
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Reva Kasman , Salem State College rkasman@salemstate.edu
8:00 a.m.
Using CLA in the Classroom Performance Tasks for Assessment in a Quantitative Reasoning Course.
Gerald W. Kruse* , Juniata College
(1056-J1-1118)
8:20 a.m.
Egyptian Fractions.
Bill Linderman* , King College
(1056-J1-1907)
8:40 a.m.
Ethnomathematics as an Interdisciplinary Outreach Course.
Darrah Chavey* , Beloit College
(1056-J1-1481)
9:00 a.m.
The Mystical Math Room.
Mairead K Greene* , Rockhurst University
(1056-J1-2040)
9:20 a.m.
The Mathematics of Powered Flight. The airplane course revisited.
George Rublein* , College of William and Mary
(1056-J1-1756)
9:40 a.m.
How to Include More of the Arts in Mathematics for Liberal Arts.
Julian F Fleron* , Westfield State College
Volker Ecke , Westfield State College
Christine von Renessee , Westfield State College
Philip K Hotchkiss , Westfield State College
(1056-J1-2008)
10:00 a.m.
The Whole Truth about Whole Numbers.
Agnes M Rash* , Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA
(1056-J1-1584)
10:20 a.m.
Liberal Arts Math - An Activity Based Class.
Ann C Hanson* , Columbia College Chicago
(1056-J1-1618)
10:40 a.m.
Borrowing literary structures for mathematics lessons.
Teresa E. Moore* , Ithaca College
L. Christine Kinsey , Canisius College
(1056-J1-1630)
11:00 a.m.
Geometry and Renaissance Paintings.
Daniel F Pinzon* , University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
(1056-J1-2055)
11:20 a.m.
Applications of Mathematics: Using Multi-Media Curriculum to Teach Mathematics to Liberal Arts Majors.
Barbara L Hess* , California University of Pennsylvania
(1056-J1-964)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:35 a.m. MAA Session on Using Computer Algebra Systems in the Calculus Sequence
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: William Marion , Valparaiso University Bill.Marion@valpo.edu
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. MAA Session on Engaging Students with Classroom Voting
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Derek Bruff , Venderbilt University derek.bruff@vanderbilt.edu
Kien Lim , University of Texas at El Paso
Kelly Cline , Carroll College
8:00 a.m.
Use of Classroom Voting In Liberal Arts College Classes (Small and Large).
Ron Buckmire* , Occidental College
(1056-E1-279)
8:20 a.m.
Clickers in the Classroom.
Kimberly Jordan Burch* , Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1056-E1-268)
8:40 a.m.
Classroom Voting: Using Students' Responses to Write Better Questions.
M. McGivney-Burelle Jean* , University of Hartford
(1056-E1-1619)
9:00 a.m.
Utilizing Personal Response Systems (Clickers) in Liberal Arts Mathematics Courses to Support a Lecture Format.
Janet A White* , Millersville University of PA
(1056-E1-1348)
9:20 a.m.
Using Clickers in a Refocused College Algebra Course -- Part I.
Erick B Hofacker* , University of Wisconsin - River Falls
Kay Shager , University of Wisconsin - River Falls
(1056-E1-1985)
9:40 a.m.
Preservice Elementary Teachers' Perceptions of Clicker Use in their College Mathematics Course.
Travis K Miller* , Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(1056-E1-682)
10:00 a.m.
Using Classroom Response Systems in Mathematics to Facilitate Discourse, Reasoning, and Representations in the Development of Mathematical Content Teacher Knowledge.
Sherrie J Serros* , University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Kathryn T Ernie , University of Wisconsin - River Falls
Erick B Hofacker , University of Wisconsin - River Falls
(1056-E1-2009)
10:20 a.m.
Using Classroom Voting to Address Students' Probability Misconceptions.
Tami K. Dashley* , University of Texas at El Paso
(1056-E1-618)
10:40 a.m.
A randomized experiment exploring features of clicker use and their impact on undergraduate students' engagement and learning in statistics.
Herle M. McGowan* , North Carolina State University
Brenda K. Gunderson , University of Michigan
Vijay N. Nair , University of Michigan
(1056-E1-414)
11:00 a.m.
Classroom voting in an introductory real analysis course.
L Pedro Poitevin* , Salem State College
(1056-E1-1053)
11:20 a.m.
Clicker examples versus board examples in Calculus: how are they different?
Kim Roth* , Juniata College
Lynn Cockett , Juniata College, Communications Department
(1056-E1-1759)
11:40 a.m.
Using Clickers in Advanced Undergraduate Mathematics Courses.
Patti Frazer Lock* , St. Lawrence University
(1056-E1-1248)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. SIAM Minisymposium on High School Outreach to Introduce Students to Applied Mathematics
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Peter Turner , Clarkson University pturner@clarkson.edu
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m. MAA-Project NExT Panel Discussion
Teaching calculus to students who have had AP calc: Challenges and solutions.
Room 3024, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Timothy P. Chartier , Davidson College
Stephanie Salomone , University of Portland
Panelists:
Michael E. Boardman , Pacific University
David M. Bressoud , Macalester College
Stephen L. Davis , Davidson College
Deborah Hughes-Hallett , University of Arizona
Francis E. Su , Harvey Mudd College
Thursday January 14, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Employment Center
Exhibit Hall, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m. MAA Invited Address
Reasonable effectiveness: Trigonometry, ancient astronomy, and the birth of applied mathematics.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Glen Van Brummelen* , Quest University
(1056-A0-02)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse #10: Part A
The hitchhiker's guide to mathematics.
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Dan Kalman , American University
Bruce F. Torrence , Randolph Macon College
Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Student Hospitality Center
South Lobby, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m. MAA Committee on Technology in Mathematics Education Panel Discussion
Online articles from JOMA to Loci.
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Thomas E. Leathrum , Jacksonville State University
Lawrence Moore , Duke University
Panelists:
Nathaniel Miller , University of Northern Colorado
Kady Schneiter , Utah State University
Lee Stemkoski , Adelphi University
Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m. MAA Session for Department Chairs
Assessment of student learning outcomes: Opportunity and challenge.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Daniel P. Maki , Indiana University
Catherine M. Murphy , Purdue University Calumet
Panelists:
Jay A. Malmstrom , Oklahoma City Community College
Catherine M. Murphy ,
Nalsey B. Tinberg , Occidental College
Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Committee on the Participation of Women/Women in Mathematics Network Poster Session
Mathematical outreach programs for underrepresented populations.
Room 3001, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Elizabeth G. Yanik , Emporia State University
Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. AMS Special Presentation
Who wants to be a mathematician---national contest.
Room 3020, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m. MAA-Project NExT Panel Discussion
How one can become a referee/reviewer.
Room 3024, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Joseph A. Gallian , University of Minnesota-Duluth
Aparna W. Higgins , University of Dayton
T. Christine Stevens , Saint Louis University
Panelists:
Matthias Beck , San Francisco State University
Frederick Hoffman , Florida Atlantic University
Carl Pomerance , Dartmouth College
Brigitte Servatius , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Thursday January 14, 2010, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exhibits and Book Sales
Exhibit Hall, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. MAA Invited Paper Session on Gems of Number Theory
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Thomas Koshy , Framingham University tkoshy@framingham.edu
Shannon Lockard , Bridgewater State College
Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:00 a.m.-11:55 p.m. AMS Session on Probability and Statistics, III
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone
10:00 a.m.
Coherent risk measure for multivariate Pareto distributed losses.
Li Zhu* , Washington State University
Haijun Li , Washington State University
(1056-62-2147)
10:15 a.m.
Spatial Birth-Death-Swap Chains.
Mark L Huber* , Claremont McKenna College
(1056-60-1068)
10:30 a.m.
A Stochastic Approach to the Bonus-Malus System.
Kumer Pial Das* , Lamar University
(1056-60-980)
10:45 a.m.
Proper quantization of multiplexer circuits, history dependent Parrondo games, and certain Markov processes.
Steven A. Bleiler , Portland State University
Faisal Shah Khan* , Portland State University
(1056-81-766)
11:00 a.m.
Quantum Walks with Decoherence on the $N$-Cycle.
Chaobin Liu* , Bowie State University
Nelson Petulante , Bowie State University
(1056-81-968)
11:15 a.m.
Computing a Penalized Maximum Quasi-Likelihood Estimator of the Diffusion Coefficient.
Jeff Hamrick* , Rhodes College
Yifei Huang , Boston University
Kostas Kardaras , Boston University
Murad S Taqqu , Boston University
(1056-62-1452)
11:30 a.m.
Underrecording in Domestic Violence Data Using Count Data Regression Models.
Mavis Pararai* , Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1056-62-1848)
11:45 p.m.
Statistical Sampling in High Dimensional Inverse Problems.
Jean Marie Linhart* , Texas A&M University
Wolfgang Bangerth , Texas A&M University
(1056-62-1851)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. AMS-ASL-MAA Panel Discussion
Hilbert's Tenth Problem.
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Jeremy Avigad , Carnegie Mellon University
Penelope Maddy , University of California Irvine
Charles Steinhorn , Vassar College
Moderators:
Martin Davis , Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Panelists:
Bjorn Poonen , M.I.T.
Karl Rubin , University of California, Irvine
Alexandra Shlapentokh , East Carolina University
Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Foothills I, Marriott San Francisco
Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:05 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
You can't hear the shape of a manifold.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Carolyn S. Gordon* , Dartmouth College
(1056-58-49)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. MAA Minicourse #1: Part A
Remodeling data analysis.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Daniel Kaplan , Macalester College
Vittorio Addona , Macalester College
Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. MAA Minicourse #5: Part A
Active learning approaches for the foundational mathematics for elementary teachers courses.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Laurie J. Burton , Western Oregon University
Cheryl Beaver , Western Oregon University
Klay Thomas Kruczek , Western Oregon University
Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. SIGMAA Officers Meeting
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:40 a.m.-12:00 p.m. MAA-YMN Panel Discussion
Graduate school: Choosing one, getting in, staying in.
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Kristi Meyer , Wisconsin Lutheran College
Aaron Luttman , Clarkson University
Panelists:
Richard McGehee , University of Minnesota
Scott A. Lambert , Colby College
Thursday January 14, 2010, 10:40 a.m.-12:00 p.m. MAA Workshop
Proposal writing workshop for grant applications to the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Dennis E. Davenport , NSF/DUE
Daniel P. Maki , NSF/DUE
Lee L. Zia , NSF/DUE
Thursday January 14, 2010, 11:10 a.m.-12:00 p.m. SIAM Invited Address
Optimization Inside: The use of mathematical methods in business processes.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Brenda Dietrich* , IBM
(1056-90-33)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
Alternating permutations.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Richard P. Stanley* , M.I.T.
(1056-05-17)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Hyperbolic Equations and Control Systems in Physics and Engineering, I
Room 2000, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Petronela Radu , University of Nebraska-Lincoln pradu@math.unl.edu
Daniel Toundykov , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Degenerate and Singular Elliptic Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 3016, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Marian Bocea , North Dakota State University marian.bocea@ndsu.edu
Cristina Popovici , North Dakota State University
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Graph Algebras in Analysis and Algebra, II
Room 3007, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Gene Abrams , University of Colorado at Colorado Springs abrams@math.uccs.edu
Mark Tomforde , University of Houston
1:00 p.m.
Structure theory for $k$-graph $C^*$-algebras.
Aidan Sims* , University of Wollongong
(1056-46-515)
2:00 p.m.
Desingularization technique for higher-rank graphs.
Cynthia Farthing* , Creighton University
(1056-46-911)
2:30 p.m.
Labeled Graph $C^*$-algebras with Group Actions.
Teresa Bates , University of New South Wales
David Pask , University of Wollongong
Paulette N. Willis* , The University of Iowa
(1056-47-1062)
3:00 p.m.
The role of the socle in the classification of Leavitt path algebras.
Mercedes Siles Molina* , University of Malaga (Spain)
(1056-16-1023)
3:30 p.m.
Weakly regular and self-injective Leavitt path algebras.
Gonzalo Aranda Pino* , University of Málaga, Spain
Kulumani Rangaswamy , University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Mercedes Siles Molina , University of Málaga, Spain
(1056-16-339)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:40 p.m. AMS Special Session on Algebraic Methods in Signal Processing, II
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Shamgar Gurevich , University of California Berkeley shamgar@math.berkeley.edu
Ronny Hadani , University of Chicago
Olga Holtz , University of California Berkeley and Technical University Berlin
Oded Schwartz , Technical University Berlin
Nir Sochen , Tel Aviv University
1:00 p.m.
Algebraic Constructions for Communication Sequences.
Solomon W Golomb* , University of Southern California
(1056-00-1867)
1:30 p.m.
Multilinear Algebra in Signal Processing.
Lek-Heng Lim* , University of California, Berkeley
(1056-15-1823)
2:00 p.m.
Group representation patterns in digital signal processing.
Ronny Hadani* , Utexas at Austin
Shamgar Gurevich , IAS
Nir Sochen ,
(1056-42-1758)
2:30 p.m.
Spectral Methods and Semidefinite Programming for Cryo-EM, NMR Spectroscopy, Low-Rank Matrix Completion and Computer Vision.
Amit Singer* , Princeton University and PACM
(1056-00-1037)
3:00 p.m.
Group theoretical aspects of Gabor Analysis.
Hans G. Feichtinger* , University of Vienna
(1056-43-1059)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m. AMS Special Session on Representation Theory and Nonassociative Algebras, I
Room 3011, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Andrew Douglas , City University of New York adouglas@citytech.cuny.edu
1:00 p.m.
The quasi-jordan algebras.
Raul Felipe* , CIMAT
(1056-17-672)
1:30 p.m.
Special identities for quasi-Jordan algebras.
Murray R Bremner* , University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Luiz A Peresi , University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
(1056-17-229)
2:00 p.m.
Lie-Yamaguti algebras and related structures.
Pilar Benito* , Universidad de La Rioja
(1056-17-1147)
2:30 p.m.
Locally Nilpotency in Commutative Right Nilalgebras.
Alicia Labra* , Universidad de Chile
(1056-17-489)
3:00 p.m.
Special Bol Identities.
Murray Bremner , University of Saskatchewan
Ivan Correa , Universidad Metropolitana of Santiago, Chile
Irvin Hentzel* , Iowa State University
Luiz Peresi , Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
(1056-17-1172)
3:30 p.m.
Gradings on exceptional Lie superalgebras.
Cristina Draper* , Universidad de Málaga (Spain)
Alberto Elduque , Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain)
Cándido Martín , Universidad de Málaga (Spain)
(1056-17-1130)
4:00 p.m.
Group gradings on Lie algebras in positive characteristic.
Mikhail V Kotchetov* , Memorial University of Newfoundland
(1056-17-1333)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Use of Technology in Modern Complex Analysis Research, I
Room 2012, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Beth Schaubroeck , U.S. Air Force Academy beth.schaubroeck@usafa.edu
Michael Dorff , Brigham Young University
James Rolf , U.S. Air Force Academy
1:00 p.m.
Applets to Explore Research Topics in Complex Variables.
James S Rolf* , United States Air Force Academy
Michael Dorff , Brigham Young University
(1056-30-1625)
1:30 p.m.
Research in Complex Dynamics using Java Applets.
Rich L Stankewitz* , Ball State University
(1056-30-1048)
2:00 p.m.
Julia Sets and Graphing Iterates of Quadratic Polynomials.
Julia A Barnes* , Western Carolina University
Clinton Curry , Stony Brook University
Beth Schaubroeck , U. S. Air Force Academy
(1056-37-1685)
2:30 p.m.
Modeling Fluid Flow in the Complex Plane.
Michael A. Brilleslyper* , U. S. Air Force Academy
(1056-30-1352)
3:00 p.m.
Experimental Complex Function Theory via Circle Packing.
Ken Stephenson* , University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1056-30-1968)
3:30 p.m.
Use of computer technology for insight and proof.
Roger W. Barnard* , Texas Tech University.
(1056-30-810)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Voting Theory, II
Room 2010, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Michael Jones , Mathematical Reviews maj@ams.org
Brian Hopkins , Saint Peter's College
Tommy Ratliff , Wheaton College
1:00 p.m.
On the ordinal equivalence of power indices.
Josep Freixas* , Technical University of Catalonia (Campus Manresa)
Xavier Molinero , Technical University of Catalonia (Campus Manresa)
Montserrat Pons , Technical University of Catalonia (Campus Manresa)
Dorota Marciniak , Polish Academy of Sciences and National Institute of Telecommunications
(1056-91-1202)
1:30 p.m.
A Smallest Tournament Not Realizable by $\frac{2}{3}$-Majority Voting, and Some Open Problems in Spatial Voting Theory.
Craig A. Tovey* , Georgia Institute of Technology
Dylan Shepardson , Mt. Holyoke College
(1056-91-2025)
2:00 p.m.
The agreement number of tree societies.
Sarah Fletcher , Georgia Institute of Technology
Christopher S. Hardin , Union College
Francis Edward Su* , Harvey Mudd College
(1056-52-1416)
2:30 p.m.
Selecting Diverse Committees.
Thomas C. Ratliff* , Wheaton College
Donald G. Saari , University of California, Irvine
(1056-91-1533)
3:00 p.m.
Approval Balloting for Multi-Winner Elections.
D. Marc Kilgour* , Wilfrid Laurier University
(1056-91-710)
3:30 p.m.
Satisfaction Approval Voting.
Steven J. Brams* , New York University
D. Marc Kilgour , Wilfrid Laurier University
(1056-91-752)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:20 p.m. AMS Special Session on Analysis and Control Under Uncertainty, II
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Xioaming Wang , Florida State University
Yanzhao Cao , Auburn University
Catalin Trenchea , University of Pittsburgh trenchea@pitt.edu
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m. AMS Special Session on Applications of Time Scales to Biology, Economics, and Engineering, II
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Martin Bohner , Missouri University of Science and Technology
Billur Kaymakcalan , Georgia Southern University-Statesboro billur@georgiasouthern.edu
Allan Peterson , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
1:00 p.m.
Lyapunov-Based Methods for Designing Stable Switched Systems.
John M Davis* , Baylor University
(1056-93-1258)
1:30 p.m.
An exploration of the numerical approximations of dynamic derivatives for adaptive computations.
Qin Sheng* , Baylor University
Anzhong Wang , Baylor University
(1056-65-545)
2:00 p.m.
Global Stability of Complex-Valued Neural Networks on Time Scales.
Suman Sanyal* , Marshall University
(1056-60-1167)
2:30 p.m.
Linear and nonlinear cobweb models on time scales.
Julius Heim* , Missouri University of Science and Technology
Martin Bohner , Missouri University of Science and Technology
(1056-00-1928)
3:00 p.m.
Probability on time scales.
Thomas Matthews* , Missouri University of Science and Technology
Dr. Martin J. Bohner , Missouri University of Science and Technology
(1056-00-1370)
3:30 p.m.
Asymptotic Behavior of Linear Dynamic Systems on Time Scales.
Gro Hovhannisyan* , Kent State University
(1056-34-405)
4:00 p.m.
On second order nonoscillatory scalar linear dynamic equations on time scales.
Sigrun Bodine* , University of Puget Sound
D.A. Lutz , San Diego State University
(1056-34-1721)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry, II
Room 3005, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Bo-Hae Im , Chung-Ang University
Jennifer Johnson-Leung , University of Idaho jenfns@uidaho.edu
Jennifer Paulhus , Kansas State University
1:00 p.m.
Non-optimal levels of reducible two-dimensional mod $\ell$ representations of the Galois group of $\mathbf{Q}$.
Kenneth A. Ribet* , University of California, Berkeley
(1056-11-1219)
1:30 p.m.
Reduction of crystalline representations and generalized Serre weights.
Hui June Zhu* , SUNY at Buffalo
(1056-11-1237)
2:00 p.m.
Mod 7 and 7-adic Galois representations of elliptic curves.
Ralph Greenberg , University of Washington
Karl Rubin , University of California, Irvine
Alice Silverberg* , University of California, Irvine
(1056-11-1004)
2:30 p.m.
A formula for the special L-value of a modular abelian variety.
Amod Agashe* , Florida State University
(1056-11-1109)
3:00 p.m.
Siegel modular forms of degree two attached to Hilbert modular forms.
Jennifer Johnson-Leung* , University of Idaho
Brooks Roberts , University of Idaho
(1056-11-1111)
3:30 p.m.
The Gauss higher relative class number problem.
John Voight* , University of Vermont
(1056-11-346)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. MAA-AMS-MER Invited Paper Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I: Guided Discovery Learning
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: William H. Barker , Bowdoin College
William G. McCallum , University of Arizona
Bonnie S. Saunders , University of Illinois at Chicago saunders@math.uic.edu
Michael Starbird , University of Texas at Austin
1:00 p.m.
The Power of Guided Discovery Analysis.
William Barker* , Bowdoin College
(1056-BC-1121)
1:30 p.m.
Guided Discovery: Matters Mathematical and Beyond.
Michael Starbird* , The University of Texas at Austin
(1056-BC-1250)
2:00 p.m.
The Development of Pedagogical Content Knowledge about Early Algebra: A Comparative Study.
Bill Jacob* , University of California, Santa Barbara
Sarah Hough , University of California, Santa Barbara
Kyunghee Moon , University of California, Santa Barbara
Monica Guzman , University of California, Santa Barbara
(1056-BC-1427)
2:30 p.m.
A comparison of Inquiry-Based Learning at the Undergraduate and Secondary Levels.
Stephanie R Nichols* , Washington-Lee High School; Arlington, VA
(1056-BC-1693)
3:00 p.m.
Inquiry Based Learning at Chicago.
Paul J Sally* , University of Chicago
(1056-BC-826)
3:30 p.m.
Panel Session: Guided Discovery Learning.
Michael Starbird* , The University of Texas at Austin
William Barker , Bowdoin College
(1056-BC-1356)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse #2: Part A
Using GeoGebra to create activities and applets for visualization and exploration.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Michael K. May , Saint Louis University
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse #9: Part A
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins , University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian , University of Minnesota Duluth
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:55 p.m. AMS Session on Number Theory, II
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone
1:00 p.m.
Solutions to $xyz = x + y + z = 1$ in algebraic integers of bounded degrees.
Helen G Grundman* , Bryn Mawr College
(1056-11-823)
1:15 p.m.
An elementary Proof of a Ramanujan's Congruence Identity.
Syrous Marivani* , LSUA
(1056-11-844)
1:30 p.m.
Explicit construction of integral bases of radical function fields.
Qingquan Wu* , University of Calgary
Renate Scheidler , University of Calgary
(1056-11-858)
1:45 p.m.
Flat Cyclotomic Polynomials: A New Approach.
Sam Elder* , California Institute of Technology
(1056-11-936)
2:00 p.m.
Bounds on the order function of certain $p$-adic numbers.
Brian C. Dietel* , Oregon State University
(1056-11-939)
2:15 p.m.
Break
2:30 p.m.
The number of nonzero binomial coefficients modulo $p^\alpha$.
Eric S. Rowland* , Tulane University
(1056-11-956)
2:45 p.m.
On the density of discriminants of abelian extensions of a number field.
Behailu Mammo* , Hofstra University
(1056-11-1035)
3:00 p.m.
The Erdos-Moser equation $1^n + 2^n + \cdots + (m-1)^n = m^n$, related congruences, and primary pseudoperfect numbers.
Jonathan Sondow* , New York, NY
Kieren MacMillan , Toronto, Ontario
(1056-11-1047)
3:15 p.m.
Prime Tuples.
David C. Torney* , Round Ideas Institute
(1056-11-1056)
3:30 p.m.
On the Structure of Witt-Burnside rings over pro-$p$ groups.
Lance Edward Miller* , University of Connecticut
(1056-11-1154)
3:45 p.m.
Tetranomial Thue Equations.
Daniel P. Wisniewski* , Bryn Mawr College
(1056-11-1169)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-4:10 p.m. AMS Session on Biomathematics, II
Room 3012, 3rd Floor, Moscone
1:00 p.m.
Synchronous versus Asynchronous Oscillations for an Antigenically Varying {\em Plasmodium falciparum} Infection with Host Immune Response.
Jonathan L Mitchell* , Southern Methodist University
(1056-92-1215)
1:15 p.m.
Evolutionary dynamics on undirected graphs - the effect of graph structure and initial placement on mutant spread.
Jan Rychtar* , University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(1056-92-1240)
1:30 p.m.
Combining immunological and epidemiological models.
Laurentiu Mircea Sega* , Purdue University
Fabio Augusto Milner , Arizona State University
(1056-92-1295)
1:45 p.m.
Outbreak control through voluntary first-order and second-order ring vaccination.
Michel Tchuenche* , Univeristy of Guelph
A.P. Galvani , Yale University School of Medicine
L. Ancel-Meyers , The University of Texas at Austin
Chris Bauch , University of Guelph
(1056-92-1411)
2:00 p.m.
A moment closure method for stochastic biochemical networks.
Chang Hyeong Lee* , Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
(1056-92-1412)
2:15 p.m.
Simulation of flagellar motion near a rigid surface.
Ricardo Ortiz* , Center for Computational Science at Tulane University
Ricardo Cortez , Tulane University
(1056-76-1493)
2:30 p.m.
A Statistical Method for Environmental Prediction in Metagenomic Samples.
Katherine Isaacs* , San Jose State University
(1056-92-1415)
2:45 p.m.
Estimating Vital Coral Population Parameters.
Kristie Llera* , Florida Institute of Technology
Elif Demirci , University of Ankara
(1056-92-1567)
3:00 p.m.
A Systems Biology Approach to Modeling Alzheimer's Disease.
Christina Rose Kyrtsos* , Fischel Dept. of Bioengineering, University of Maryland
John S. Baras , A James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland
(1056-92-1570)
3:15 p.m.
Development of a Model of Erythropoiesis in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.
Karen Bliss* , North Carolina State University
H T Tran , North Carolina State University
H T Banks , North Carolina State Uniersity
Peter Kotanko , Renal Research Institute, New York
(1056-92-1583)
3:30 p.m.
Asymptotic formulas for the equilibria in a model of suppression of pest resistance to insecticidal genetically modified crops.
Prasanth George , Michigan Technological University
John Ringland* , University at Buffalo
(1056-92-1649)
3:45 p.m.
Biological Neronal Networks on Nvidia Cuda Graphics Processors.
Joseph A. Rhoads* , Florida State University
Richard Bertram , Florida State Unviversity
Joel Tabak , Florida State University, Department of Biology
Michael Mascagni , Florida State University, Department of Computer Science
Gordon Erlebacher , Florida State University, Department of Scientific Computing
(1056-92-1667)
4:00 p.m.
An integrated muscle mechanic-fluid dynamic model of lamprey swimming.
Chia Yu Hsu* , Center for Computational Science, Dept. of Math. Tulane University
Eric Tytell , Dept. of Biology, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
Lisa Fauci , Tulane University
(1056-76-1105)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-4:10 p.m. AMS Session on Differential and Difference Equations, II
Room 3018, 3rd Floor, Moscone
1:00 p.m.
On the symmetry and existence of solutions of some floating drop problems.
Ray Treinen* , Kansas State University
(1056-35-1233)
1:15 p.m.
Scattering Due to a Medium Density Change.
Nezam Iraniparast* , Western Kentucky University
(1056-35-1300)
1:30 p.m.
Fundamental solutions of the wave equation in the Einstein-de Sitter spacetime.
Anahit Galstyan* , University of Texas-Pan American
Tamotu Kinoshita , University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Karen Yagdjian , University of Texas-Pan American
(1056-35-1337)
1:45 p.m.
Corrector analysis for homogenization of stationary linear transport equations in random media.
Guillaume Bal , Columbia University
Wenjia Jing* , Columbia University
(1056-35-1388)
2:00 p.m.
The 2D Boussinesq Equations with vertical viscosity and vertical diffusivity.
Dhanapati Adhikari* , Oklahoma State University
Chongsheng Cao , Florida International University
Jiahong Wu , Oklahoma State University
(1056-35-1390)
2:15 p.m.
Optimality Conditions for Control Systems of Neutral Type.
Lianwen Wang* , University of Central Missouri
(1056-93-1006)
2:30 p.m.
Mechanisms of the Instabilities of Ideal Diffusion Flames.
Joseph E Hibdon, Jr* , Northwestern University
Moshe Matalon , University of Illinios Urbana-Champaign
(1056-35-1442)
2:45 p.m.
An Analytical and Numerical Study of Optical Soliton Propagation through Photorefractive Media governed by Logarithmic Law Nonlinearity.
Dawn A. Lott* , Delaware State University
Auris Henriquez-Fernandez , University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR
Bryan Moore , Michigan State University
Benjamin Sturdevant , University of Wisconsin, Madison
Anjan Biswas , Delaware State University
(1056-35-1559)
3:00 p.m.
On the solution of the coupled Navier-Stokes and Darcy equations.
Prince Chidyagwai* , Rice University
Beatrice Riviere , Rice University
(1056-35-1576)
3:15 p.m.
Sub-Wavelength Plasmonic Crystals: Dispersion Relations and Effective Properties.
Santiago P. Fortes* , Louisiana State University
Robert P. Lipton , Louisiana State University
Stephen P. Shipman , Louisiana State University
(1056-35-1579)
3:30 p.m.
Multiple positive solutions for a class of p-q-Laplacian systems with multiple parameters and combined nonlinear effects.
Jaffar Ali* , Florida Gulf Coast University
Ratnasingham Shivaji , Mississippi State University
(1056-35-1615)
3:45 p.m.
The blowup for the semilinear Klein-Gordon equation in de Sitter spacetime.
Karen Yagdjian* , University of Texas-Pan American
(1056-35-1628)
4:00 p.m.
Lyapunov Functionals vs Lyapunov Functions in Stability Analysis for Stochastic Parabolic Differential Equations of Ito Type.
J Mahmoud Anabtawi* , American University of Sharjah
(1056-35-1681)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-4:10 p.m. AMS Session on Computational Mathematics, I
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone
1:00 p.m.
Numerical techniques for 3-D Vortex Rings Motion and Collision.
Leon Kaganovskiy* , New College of Florida
Robert Krasny , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Feng Hualong , Nanjing University of Science and Technology
(1056-65-30)
1:15 p.m.
Local Numerical Representation of Algebraic Sets.
Yun Guan* , University of Illinois at Chicago
Jan Verschelde , University of Illinois at Chicago
(1056-65-123)
1:30 p.m.
Chemotaxis and Numerical Methods for Chemotaxis Models.
Yekaterina Epshteyn* , Carnegie Mellon University
(1056-65-151)
1:45 p.m.
A stability study of a new explicit numerical scheme for a system of differential equations with a large skew-symmetric component.
Katharine F. Gurski* , Howard University
Stephen O'Sullivan , Dublin City University
(1056-65-504)
2:00 p.m.
$C^0$ interior penalty methods for fully nonlinear Monge-Ampère type equations.
Michael Joseph Neilan* , Louisiana State University
Susanne C. Brenner , Louisiana State University
Thirupathi Gudi , Louisiana State University
Li-yeng Sung , Louisiana State University
(1056-65-518)
2:15 p.m.
On the convergence of a generalized modified Newton scheme.
Livinus U Uko* , Johnson C. Smith University
(1056-65-1280)
2:30 p.m.
On the Convergence of Fully-discrete High-Resolution Schemes with van Leer's flux limiter for Conservation laws.
Nan Jiang* , University of South Dakota
(1056-65-554)
2:45 p.m.
The Domain Decomposition Method Applied to Hyperbolic Network Problems.
James B Collins* , North Carolina State University
(1056-65-796)
3:00 p.m.
Kernel Based Function Approximation in High Dimensions.
Fred J. Hickernell* , Illinois Institute of Technology
(1056-65-845)
3:15 p.m.
Analysis and simulation of a multiphysics and a multiphase problem.
Aycil Cesmelioglu* , Rice University
(1056-65-925)
3:30 p.m.
Retrieving Economic Parameters in Asset-Flow Equations.
Marlene Willie-Aymone Ouayoro* , George Mason University
(1056-65-951)
3:45 p.m.
A comparison of algorithms for subset selection.
Martin Brown* , University of California - Berkeley
Mary Broadbent , Amherst College
Kevin Penner , University of Pittsburgh
(1056-65-986)
4:00 p.m.
A High Accuracy Algorithm for 3D Periodic Electromagnetic Scattering.
Michael J Nicholas* , Tulane University
(1056-78-1760)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-4:10 p.m. AMS Session on Fields and Commutative Algebra
Room 3022, 3rd Floor, Moscone
1:00 p.m.
On the Irreducibility of Cauchy-Mirimanoff Polynomials.
Brian C Irick* , University of Tennessee
(1056-12-271)
1:15 p.m.
Forcing the appearance of Galois groups: new automatic realization results for p-groups.
Andrew C Schultz* , University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
(1056-12-850)
1:30 p.m.
Observations on Primitive, Normal, and Subnormal Elements of Field Extensions.
Steven H. Weintraub* , Lehigh Univ.
(1056-12-257)
1:45 p.m.
Prime Ideals in Birational Extensions of Two-Dimensional Power Series Rings.
Christina Eubanks-Turner* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Melissa Luckas , Madison, Wisconsin
Serpil Saydam , University of Louisiana at Monroe
(1056-13-370)
2:00 p.m.
Irreducible Divisor Graphs.
M Axtell , University of Saint Thomas
N Baeth* , University of Central Missouri
J Stickles , Milikin University
(1056-13-655)
2:15 p.m.
Abstract Factorization into Relatively Prime Elements.
Jeremiah N. Reinkoester* , University of Iowa
(1056-13-896)
2:30 p.m.
Krull dimension of a power series ring over a one-dimensional nondiscrete valuation domain.
Byung Gyun Kang* , POSTECH
Toan , POSTECH
(1056-13-1515)
2:45 p.m.
A general theory of almost splitting sets.
Byung Gyun Kang , POSTECH
Jung Wook Lim* , POSTECH
(1056-13-1522)
3:00 p.m.
The Linear Strand of Path Ideals of Trees.
Rachelle R. Bouchat* , Slippery Rock University
T{à}i H{à} , Tulane University
Augustine O'Keefe , Tulane University
(1056-13-1730)
3:15 p.m.
Comparing the Sizes of the Lower Bass Numbers of a Cohen Macaulay Local Ring.
Jared L Painter* , University of Texas at Arlington
(1056-13-1830)
3:30 p.m.
Characterizing rings which admit non-trivial totally reflexive modules.
Kristen A Beck* , The University of Texas at Arlington
(1056-13-1984)
3:45 p.m.
Building Indecomposable Modules.
Andrew Crabbe* , Syracuse University
(1056-13-2054)
4:00 p.m.
On the Integral Closure of an Antimatter Domain.
William Travis Trentham* , North Dakota State University
(1056-13-1857)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:55 p.m. AMS Session on Discrete Mathematics, III
Room 3020, 3rd Floor, Moscone
1:00 p.m.
Enumeration Of Bipartite Graphs.
Shanzhen Gao* , Florida Atlantic University
(1056-05-715)
1:15 p.m.
Graphs in which each independent dominating set intersects each minimum dominating set.
David R. Prier* , Auburn University
Peter D. Johnson , Auburn University
(1056-05-706)
1:30 p.m.
$C_{4}$-Factorizations with Two Associate Classes.
Chris Rodger , Auburn University
Michael Tiemeyer* , Auburn University
(1056-05-629)
1:45 p.m.
Deletion relations of graphs.
Stephen G Hartke , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Hannah Kolb , Illinois Institute of Technology
Jared Nishikawa , Willamette University
Derrick Stolee* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1056-05-498)
2:00 p.m.
Star-Avoiding Ramsey Numbers.
Jonelle Hook* , Lehigh University
(1056-05-485)
2:15 p.m.
p-Capacity $\mathbb{Z^n$ and Zeta function}.
Lucio M.G Prado* , BMCC - The City University of New York
(1056-31-1798)
2:30 p.m.
Promotion acting on Standard Young Tableaux of staircase shape.
Qiang Wang* , UC Davis
Steven Pon , UC Davis
(1056-05-2141)
2:45 p.m.
On extremal cycle-free subgraphs of the hypercube.
Lale Özkahya* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(1056-05-838)
3:00 p.m.
Group Colorability of Graphs.
Hao Li* , West Virginia University
(1056-05-898)
3:15 p.m.
Oriented Incidence and a Generalization of Hypergraphs.
Lucas J. Rusnak* , Binghamton University
(1056-05-1465)
3:30 p.m.
Irreducible No-Hole $L(2,1)$ labelings of some classes of graphs.
Jobby Jacob* , Rochester Institute of Technology
Renu Laskar , Clemson University
(1056-05-1466)
3:45 p.m.
A Parallel Algorithm for finding Maximum Critical Independent Sets in Graphs.
Ermelinda Delavina , University of Houston-Downtown
Craig Eric Larson* , Virginia Commonwealth University
(1056-05-1774)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-4:10 p.m. MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, VI
Room 3000, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Eric S. Marland , Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin , Northern Kentucky University
1:00 p.m.
Mathematics and the Internet: The Impact of New Media on a Discipline.
Samuel M Hansen* , University of Nevada Las Vegas
(1056-Z1-1205)
1:15 p.m.
Utilizing Web-based Statistical Resources in Teaching Nontraditional Undergraduate Students in Online Learning Environments.
Michael D. Miner* , American Public University System
(1056-Z1-1898)
1:30 p.m.
What can your students do with an iPhone or iPod Touch in Math Class?
Erick B Hofacker* , University of Wisconsin - River Falls
(1056-Z1-1976)
1:45 p.m.
Using Wikis to Enhance Mathematical Communication and Develop Students' Investment in Mathematical Community.
Donna LaLonde , Washburn University
Jennifer D. Wagner* , Washburn University
(1056-Z1-707)
2:00 p.m.
The Use of Spreadsheets to Illustrate Statistical and Mathematical Concepts.
Morteza Shafii-Mousavi* , Indiana University South Bend
Kochanowski Paul , Indiana University South Bend
(1056-Z1-86)
2:15 p.m.
Impact of Technology on Mathematics Teaching.
Mohammad Khadivi* , Jackson State University
(1056-Z1-967)
2:30 p.m.
Fun and Motivational Activities for Exam Review Day.
Min-Lin Lo* , California State University San Bernardino
(1056-Z1-676)
2:45 p.m.
Euler-Cauchy Using Undetermined Coefficients.
Doreen De Leon* , California State University, Fresno
(1056-Z1-542)
3:00 p.m.
Visualization Projects in Multivariable Calculus.
Jason J Molitierno* , Sacred Heart University
(1056-Z1-541)
3:15 p.m.
Using an Opening Quiz to set the Tone for a College Algebra Course.
Gerald Agbegha* , Johnson C. Smith University
Nailong Guo , Johnson C. Smith University
(1056-Z1-1876)
3:30 p.m.
Strategies of Designing College Algebra with Modular Approach.
A. Serpil Saydam* , University of Louisiana at Monroe
A. Dale Magoun , University of Louisiana at Monroe
Charlotte H. Owens , University of Louisiana at Monroe
(1056-Z1-834)
3:45 p.m.
Issues and Obstacles in Preparing Mathematics Graduate Students for Teaching.
Mary Beisiegel* , Western Oregon University
(1056-Z1-1768)
4:00 p.m.
fUNcO! - A Mathematical Card Game.
Mairead K Greene* , Rockhurst University
Paula Shorter , Rockhurst University
(1056-Z1-2034)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Session on Developmental Mathematics Education: Helping Under-Prepared Students Transition to College-Level Mathematics, II
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Kimberly J. Presser , Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
J. Winston Crawley , Shippensburg University
1:00 p.m.
Transition Mathematics: A Professional Learning Community Approach.
Stuart Boersma* , Central Washington University
Aaron Montgomery , Central Washington University
(1056-D1-567)
1:20 p.m.
How ideas from therapy can help developmental mathematics students with anxiety, motivation, and performance: Successes from two pilot tests.
K. Scott Alberts* , Truman State University
Jane Roads , Moberly Area Community College
(1056-D1-602)
1:40 p.m.
An alternative to intermediate algebra for liberal arts majors.
Jeffery D. Sykes* , Ouachita Baptist University
(1056-D1-941)
2:00 p.m.
Preparing students for Elementary Statistics or Math for Liberal Arts.
Mary R Parker* , Austin Community College
(1056-D1-1821)
2:20 p.m.
A successful model for teaching developmental math at CSU-Monterey bay.
Lipika Deka* , California State University, Monterey Bay
(1056-D1-1332)
2:40 p.m.
Blending Inquiry-Based Class Sessions with Computer-Assisted Instruction.
William O. Bond* , University of Alabama at Birmingham
John C. Mayer , University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1056-D1-1778)
3:00 p.m.
The Quantitative Learning Center at UConn, and the effects of online homework in the study habits of students.
Álvaro Lozano-Robledo* , University of Connecticut - Storrs
Tom Roby , University of Connecticut - Storrs
(1056-D1-1150)
3:20 p.m.
Developmental Mathematics Program Assessment: A Case Study.
Frank Anthony Cerreto* , The Richard Stockton College of NJ
(1056-D1-1321)
3:40 p.m.
Proportional Reasoning Models in Developmental Mathematics Education: Enhancing Under-Prepared Students' Transition at the College-Level.
Jack A Carter* , California State University East Bay
Beverly J Ferrucci , Keene State College
Ngan Hoe Lee , National Institute of Education, Singapore
(1056-D1-224)
4:00 p.m.
Transitions: Helping Under-Prepared Students Find Success at Dominican University.
Paul R. Coe* , Dominican University
(1056-D1-2061)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:55 p.m. MAA Session on Mathematics Courses for the Liberal Arts Students, II
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Reva Kasman , Salem State College rkasman@salemstate.edu
1:00 p.m.
Your Financial Future.
Yu-Ju Kuo* , Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1056-J1-816)
1:20 p.m.
Games and Critical Thinking.
Volker Ecke* , Westfield State College
Christine von Renesse , Westfield State College
Julian Fleron , Westfield State College
Philip Hotchkiss , Westfield State College
(1056-J1-1866)
1:40 p.m.
Teaching Non-Mathematics Majors using 'Group Topic Books'.
Caroline P Lubert* , James Madison University
(1056-J1-1034)
2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Approaches to Problems in Democracy.
Karen Saxe* , Macalester College
(1056-J1-247)
2:20 p.m.
Symmetry and Design Portfolios Showcase Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students.
Penny H. Dunham* , Muhlenberg College
(1056-J1-391)
2:40 p.m.
Service-based learning projects in statistics courses.
Brad Bailey* , North Georgia College & State University
A. Robb Sinn , North Georgia College & State University
(1056-J1-736)
3:00 p.m.
A New Course for Liberal Arts Math: the Mathematics of Calendars and Timekeeping.
Daniel E. Otero* , Xavier University
(1056-J1-830)
3:20 p.m.
Mathematical ways of reasoning and knowing through geometry.
James Morrow* , Mount Holyoke College
(1056-J1-174)
3:40 p.m.
Fun Projects and Activities for Poets and Mathematicians Alike.
Ioana Mihaila* , Cal Poly Pomona
(1056-J1-946)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Session on Online Homework---Innovation and Assessment, I
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Michael E. Gage , University of Rochester gage@math.rochester.edu
Arnold K. Pizer , University of Rochester
Vicki Roth , University of Rochester
1:00 p.m.
An Interactive Approach to Discrete Math Using WeBWorK and Flash Applets.
Nathan M. Wodarz* , University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
(1056-M1-35)
1:20 p.m.
Using WeBWorK, A Web-Based Homework Delivery And Grading System, To Help Prepare Students For Peer Instruction.
Adam R. Lucas* , Saint Mary's College of California
(1056-M1-228)
1:40 p.m.
Geometry on a wiki.
Michael E McDaniel* , Aquinas College
(1056-M1-267)
2:00 p.m.
The relationship between online homework, test grades, and persistence in calculus.
H Smith Risser* , Montana Tech
(1056-M1-298)
2:20 p.m.
The Effect of an Online Homework System on Student Outcomes in a First Year Mathematics Course.
Laurie Lenz* , Marymount University
(1056-M1-324)
2:40 p.m.
WebAssign: "It's How Math Homework is Done!".
Denise J LeGrand* , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1056-M1-367)
3:00 p.m.
Communicating through Online Assessment.
Edward D Smith* , Pima Community College
(1056-M1-539)
3:20 p.m.
Embedding applets into WeBWorK questions.
Michael E. Gage* , University of Rochester
(1056-M1-585)
3:40 p.m.
The Impact of Implementing Web Homework in Calculus II.
P. Gavin LaRose* , University of Michigan
(1056-M1-703)
4:00 p.m.
A Successful Approach in Designing Online Courses for Freshman Mathematics Courses.
A. Serpil Saydam* , University of Louisiana at Monroe
A. Dale Magoun , University of Louisiana at Monroe
Charlotte H. Owens , University of Louisiana at Monroe
(1056-M1-832)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:55 p.m. MAA Session on Preparing K--12 Teachers to Teach Algebra, II
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Elizabeth Burroughs , Montana State University burrough@math.montana.edu
Angela M. Hodge , North Dakota State University
William G. McCallum , University of Arizona
1:00 p.m.
An algebra course for middle school teachers.
Ji Li* , The University of Arizona
Virginia Bohme , The University of Arizona
(1056-N1-1338)
1:20 p.m.
Visualizing Algebraic Relationships: Solving Combined Rate Problems with Pattern Blocks.
Dianna Spence* , North Georgia College & State University
A. Robb Sinn , North Georgia College & State University
(1056-N1-865)
1:40 p.m.
Inquiry as an Outcome of Algebra.
David Fowler* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1056-N1-803)
2:00 p.m.
Big Ideas in Algebra: Materials to Foster Mathematical Thinking.
Carol E Seaman* , University of North Carolina Greensboro
Jennifer Earles Szydlik , University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(1056-N1-481)
2:20 p.m.
Calculus: A Gateway to Algebra?!
Steve Benson* , Lesley University
(1056-N1-478)
2:40 p.m.
Using modified materials from The Algebra Project with pre-service K-8 mathematics teachers.
Steve Blair* , Eastern Michigan University
(1056-N1-383)
3:00 p.m.
Teachers, Mathematicians, and Educators Making Sense of Algebra Content.
Joshua D Chesler* , California State University, Long Beach
(1056-N1-954)
3:20 p.m.
Bridging Proportional Reasoning and Algebraic Reasoning: A Focus on Co-variation and Invariance Using Contextualized Problems.
Kien H. Lim* , University of Texas at El Paso
(1056-N1-242)
3:40 p.m.
Algebra for Algebra Teachers.
Ira J Papick* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jim Lewis , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(1056-N1-36)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-3:35 p.m. MAA Session on How Assessment Results Changed Our Program
Room 2011, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Dick Jardine , Keene State College rjardine@keene.edu
Barbara Edwards , Oregon State University
1:00 p.m.
Faculty Development Through Assessment.
Dick Jardine* , Keene State College
(1056-F1-1175)
1:20 p.m.
Assessment of Mathematical Reasoning Courses for Business Students and Liberal Arts Students.
Vesna Kilibarda* , Indiana University Northwest
(1056-F1-557)
1:40 p.m.
Assessing Critical Thinking Throughout the Mathematics Curriculum.
Miriam Harris-Botzum* , Lehigh Carbon Community College
(1056-F1-1308)
2:00 p.m.
Readiness Assessment and Course Placement through Introductory Calculus.
Alison Ahlgren* , University of Illinois
Marc Harper , UCLA
(1056-F1-1349)
2:20 p.m.
Assessment: If It Ain't Useful, Don't Do It.
J. Winston Crawley* , Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
(1056-F1-1033)
2:40 p.m.
Using a knowledge survey for course and program level assessment in mathematics.
Jacqueline M Dewar* , Loyola Marymount University
(1056-F1-443)
3:00 p.m.
An Assessment Loop (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and love the Rubric).
Jenn D Berg* , Fitchburg State College
(1056-F1-900)
3:20 p.m.
The Impact of Pair Quizzes on Mathematics Achievement and Mathematics Attitude.
Harrison W. Straley* , Wheaton College
Lauren Dupee , Wheaton College
(1056-F1-637)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Session on Wavelets in Undergraduate Education
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Caroline Haddad , SUNY Geneseo haddad@geneseo.edu
Catherine Beneteau , University of South Florida
David Ruch , Metropolitan State College of Denver
Patrick Van Fleet , University of St. Thomas
1:00 p.m.
Teaching a Wavelets Course at a Liberal Arts College.
Beth M. Campbell Hetrick* , Gettysburg College
(1056-S1-1998)
1:20 p.m.
Teaching a Wavelets course in May term.
Janine Wittwer* , Westminster College, UT
(1056-S1-231)
1:40 p.m.
Portable Haar Wavelet Projects with MATLAB.
Phil Gustafson* , Mesa State College
(1056-S1-1334)
2:00 p.m.
A Wavelet-Based Unsupervised Learning Algorithm to Cluster Diabetics Based on Continuous Glucose Monitoring Data.
Edward Aboufadel* , Grand Valley State University
Robert Castellano , Stony Brook University
Derek Olson , Drake University
(1056-S1-528)
2:20 p.m.
Authentication Using Wavelets, part I.
Jill E. Guerra* , University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
John C. Merkel, III , Morehouse College
Eric A. Bickerton , University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
Warren Chancellor , Morehouse College
(1056-S1-1263)
2:40 p.m.
Authentication Using Wavelets, part II.
John C. Merkel, III* , Morehouse College
Jill E. Guerra , University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
Warren Chancellor , Morehouse College
Eric A. Bickerton , University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
(1056-S1-1270)
3:00 p.m.
A Module for the Construction of Scaling Functions using the Cascade Algorithm.
John A Rock* , California State University, Stanislaus
David Ruch , Metropolitan State College of Denver
Kenneth Hoover , California State University, Stanislaus
Helmut Knaust , University of Texas, El Paso
Roger Zarnowski , Angelo State University
(1056-S1-1479)
3:20 p.m.
Fourier Series and the Discrete Wavelet Transformation.
Patrick J Van Fleet* , University of St. Thomas
(1056-S1-1535)
3:40 p.m.
Wavelet Packets and Image Compression.
Cristen M Bonz , University of St Thomas
Elizabeth A Motz* , University of St Thomas
(1056-S1-1691)
4:00 p.m.
A Sufficient Condition for the Optimality of Huffman Encoding.
William David Hall* , California State University, Stanislaus
Jonathan Brown , California State Univeristy, Stanislaus
(1056-S1-1784)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-4:06 p.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Mathematics and a Smart Planet
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Brenda Dietrich , IBM T. J. Watson Research dietric@us.ibm.com
Chairs: Lior Horesh , IBM TJ Watson Research Center
1:00 p.m.
Managing the Earth: Modeling Data into Decisions under Geological and Engineering Uncertainty.
Jef Caers* , Stanford University
(1056-60-804)
1:39 p.m.
Design in inverse problems.
Eldad Haber* , UBC
Lior Horesh , IBM
Luis Tenorio , Colorado School of Mines
(1056-49-2102)
2:18 p.m.
Inversion - Taking one step backwards.
Lior Horesh* , IBM TJ Watson Research Center
Eldad Haber , University of British Colombia
Luis Tenorio , Colorado School of Mines
(1056-49-2148)
2:57 p.m.
On the probabilistic validation of models for interacting agents.
Roger Ghanem* , Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California
Sonjoy Das , Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California
3:36 p.m.
Global optimization with response surfaces for computationally expensive functions with environmental applications.
Rommel Regis , St. Joseph's University
Christine Shoemaker* , School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University
Yilun Wang , St. Cornell University
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Joint Committee on Women in the Mathematical Sciences Panel Discussion
Hard problems, approximate solutions: Finding balance between math and family demands.
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Kathleen M. O'Hara , Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Panelists:
Mary Ann Mason , University of California, Berkeley
Marc Goulden , University of California, Berkeley
Carol Hollenshead , University of Michigan
Maura B. Mast , University of Massachusetts, Boston
Judy L. Walker , University of Nebraska
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. MAA Committee on Graduate Students-YMN Panel Discussion
Finding a research topic and thesis advisor.
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David C. Manderscheid , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Aaron Luttman , Clarkson University
Panelists:
Raegan J. Higggins , Texas Tech University
Franziska Hinckelmann , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Steven G. Krantz , Washington University
Jennifer McNulty , University of Montana
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. SIGMAA on Statistics Education Panel Discussion
Statistics $\not=$ mathematics: What a first- (or second-) time teacher of statistics should know.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michael A. Posner , Villanova University
Panelists:
Robin Lock , St. Lawrence University
Elaine Newman , Sonoma State University
Leigh Lunsford , Longwood University
Ken Torre , Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m. SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers, Part I
Fostering, supporting, and propagating Math Circles (Part II is Saturday at 1:00 p.m.).
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
James S. Tanton , St. Mark's Institute of Mathematics
Tatiana Shubin , San Jose State University
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Summer Program for Women in Mathematics (SPWM) Reunion
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 1:30 p.m.-4:20 p.m. AMS Special Session on Arithmetic of Function Fields, II
Room 3009, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Allison Pacelli , Williams College apacelli@williams.edu
Michael Rosen , Brown University
1:30 p.m.
A Gross-Zagier formula for quaternion algebras over totally real fields.
Kristin E. Lauter* , Microsoft Research
Eyal Z. Goren , McGill University
(1056-11-1669)
2:00 p.m.
An $N$-point version of the Mason-Stothers $abc$ Theorem.
Robert L. Benedetto* , Amherst College
(1056-11-659)
2:30 p.m.
The Reflection Theorem for class groups of global function fields and its applications.
Yoonjin Lee* , Ewha Womans University
(1056-11-377)
3:00 p.m.
Prime polynomials.
Paul Pollack* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(1056-11-1082)
3:30 p.m.
Function Fields with Class Number Indivisible by a Prime $\ell$.
Michael W Daub* , University of California, Berkeley
Allison Pacelli , Williams College
Michael Rosen , Brown University
Jaclyn Lang , Bryn Mawr College
Mona Merling , Bard College
Natee Pitiwan , Williams College
(1056-11-1110)
4:00 p.m.
Class numbers of function fields.
Jing Long Hoelscher* , University of Arizona
(1056-11-994)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Room 3001, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Jon W. Scott , Montgomery Community College jon.scott@montgomerycollege.edu
2:00 p.m.
Lurch: Software for Teaching Mathematical Proof.
Nathan Carter* , Bentley University
Kenneth G. Monks , University of Scranton
2:00 p.m.
DIYModeling -- Do It Yourself Modeling and Simulation for STEM Learning.
Frank Wattenberg* , U. S. Military Academy
William C Bauldry , Appalachian State University
Joe Yanik , Emporia State University
Keith Erickson , Georgia Gwinnett College
Marion Smith , Texas Southern University
2:00 p.m.
MAA's Online Calculus Text.
Lawrence Moore* , Duke University
David Smith , Duke University
2:00 p.m.
MAA's Mathematical Sciences Digital Library (MathDL).
Lawrence Moore* , Duke University
Tom Leathrum , Jacksonville State University
2:00 p.m.
Maplets for Calculus.
Philip B. Yasskin , Texas A&M University
Douglas B. Meade* , University of South Carolina
2:00 p.m.
The design of a research based curriculum for real analysis.
Kyeong Hah Roh* , Arizona State University
2:00 p.m.
Research-Based Video for Teaching Undergraduate Proof.
James Sandefur* , Georgetown University
Connie Campbell , Millsaps College
Kay Somers , Moravian College
Geoffrey Birky , Georgetown University
2:00 p.m.
WeBWork, a Web-based Interactive Homework System.
Arnold Pizer* , University of Rochester
Vicki Roth , University of Rochester
Michael Gage , University of Rochester
2:00 p.m.
Change Agents for Teaching and Learning Statistics (CATALST).
Joan Garfield* , University of Minnesota
Bob delMas , University of Minnesota
Andy Zieffler , University of Minnesota
Allan Rossman , California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Beth Chance , California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
George Cobb , Mount Holyoke College
John Holcomb , Cleveland State University
2:00 p.m.
Multidisciplinary Sustainability Modules: Integrating STEM Courses.
Thomas J. Pfaff* , Ithaca College
Ali S. Erkan , Ithaca College
Jason G. Hamilton , Ithaca College
Michael Rogers , Ithaca College
2:00 p.m.
CCLI2: Colorado Momentum.
Mary Nelson* , University of Colorado, Boulder
Harvey Segur , University of Colorado, Boulder
Anne Dougherty , University of Colorado, Boulder
James Curry , University of Colorado, Boulder
2:00 p.m.
Investigating the Mathematical Biology of Metabolic Scaling using Manduca InSTaRs (Interdisciplinary Science Training and Research).
Jennifer Garbett , Kenyon College
Judy Holdener* , Kenyon College
Chris Gillen , Kenyon College
Brad Hartlaub , Kenyon College
Harry Itagaki , Kenyon College
Drew Kerkhoff , Kenyon College
2:00 p.m.
STEM Real World Application Modules.
Darren Narayan* , Rochester Institute of Technology
William Basener , Rochester Institute of Technology
Matthew Coppenbarger , Rochester Institute of Technology
Paul Tymann , Rochester Institute of Technology
Moises Sudit , Rochester Institute of Technology
2:00 p.m.
Paradigms in Physics: Multiple Entry Points.
Tevian Dray* , Oregon State University
Corinne A Manogue , Oregon State University
Barbara Edwards , Oregon State University
David McIntyre , Oregon State University
Emily van Zee , Oregon State University
2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Reasoning in the Contemporary World (QRCW).
Bernard L. Madison , University of Arkansas
Stuart Boersma , Central Washington University
Caren L. Diefenderfer* , Hollins University
Shannon W. Dingman , University of Arkansas
2:00 p.m.
College Ready in Mathematics and Physics Partnership.
Gay Stewart , University of Arkansas
Bernard L. Madison* , University of Arkansas
Shannon W. Dingman , University of Arkansas
Pete Joenks , Springdale High School
John Jones , University of Arkansas, Fort Smith
2:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Biology and Mathematics Training Program at NJIT: The effect of neuronal morphology on passive properties of neurons.
Farzan Nadim* , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Krutanjali Shah , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Yamin Noor , New Jersey Institute of Technology
A. Farzad Sheibanie , New Jersey Institute of Technology
2:00 p.m.
Authentic Discovery Projects for Introductory Statistics.
Robb Sinn* , North Georgia College
Dianna Spence , North Georgia College
Brad Bailey , North Georgia College
2:00 p.m.
Empowering Student Learning in Mathematical Analysis.
Barbara Shipman* , The University of Texas at Arlington
James Epperson , The University of Texas at Arlington
2:00 p.m.
Modern Biology, Modern Mathematics, and Modern Solutions: Moving Biomathematics Education Beyond Calculus.
Raina Robeva* , Sweet Briar College
Robin Davies , Sweet Briar College
Terrell Hodge , Western Michigan University
Alexander Enyedi , Western Michigan University
2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Literacy Across the Curriculum in a Liberal Arts Setting.
Semra Kilic-Bahi* , Colby-Sawyer College
Ben Steele , Colby-Sawyer College
Peter White , Colby-Sawyer College
2:00 p.m.
HBCU Retreat and Follow-On Program.
Don Small* , United States Military Academy
Laurette Foster , Prairie View A&M University
2:00 p.m.
Explorations in Complex Variables with Accompanying Applets: Undergraduate Research.
Michael Dorff* , Brigham Young University
Jim Rolf , U.S. Air Force Academy
Rich Stankewitz , Ball State University
Mike Brilleslyper , U.S. Air Force Academy
Beth Schaubroeck , U.S. Air Force Academy
Jane McDougall , Colorado College
Ken Stephenson , University of Tennessee
2:00 p.m.
Mathematical Biology Projects at UNCG.
Jan Rychtar* , The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Maya Chhetri , The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Mary Crowe , The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
David Remington , The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Olav Rueppell , The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
2:00 p.m.
Development and Dissemination of Computational Science Educational Materials and Curricula at the Undergraduate Level.
Paula Federico* , Capital University
Terry Lahm , Capital University
Andrea Karkowski , Capital University
Sheryl Hemkin , Kenyon College
Gerald Mueller , Columbus State Community College
Ignatios Vakalis , California State Polytechnic Institute
2:00 p.m.
Learning Discrete Mathematics and Computer Science via Primary Historical Sourecs.
Jerry Lodder* , New Mexico State University
David Pengelley , New Mexico State University
Guram Bezhanishvili , New Mexico State University
2:00 p.m.
MBUR (Mathematical Biology & Undergraduate Research): Modeling Growth and Biochemical Pathways in Selenite Resistant Bacteria.
George Yates* , Youngstown State University
Jon Caguiat , Youngstown State University
Carl Sims , Youngstown State University
Jozsi Jalics , Youngstown State University
Mark Womble , Youngstown State University
2:00 p.m.
SyBR-U: Synthetic Biology Research for Undergraduates.
Laurie J. Heyer* , Davidson College
A. Malcolm Campbell , Davidson College
Jeffrey L. Poet , Missouri Western State University
Todd T. Eckdahl , Missouri Western State University
2:00 p.m.
The Center for Women in Mathematics at Smith College.
Ruth Haas* , Smith College
James Henle , Smith College
2:00 p.m.
Studying Cell Response to Input Signals as the Basis for Interdisciplinary Training for Undergraduates in Biological and Mathematical Sciences.
Ovidiu Lipan , University of Richmond
Kathy Hoke , University of Richmond
Lester Caudill, Jr , University of Richmond
Laura Runyen-Janecky , University of Richmond
Garrett Graham* , University of Richmond
2:00 p.m.
Research and Education Program in Mathematical and Biological Sciences.
Semen Koksal* , Florda Institute of Technology
Rob van Woesik , Florda Institute of Technology
Dave Carroll , Florda Institute of Technology
Richard Sinden , Florda Institute of Technology
Eugene Dshalalow , Florda Institute of Technology
Kristie Llera , Florda Institute of Technology
2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Skills in Biology through Scientific Inquiry at James Madison University.
D. Brian Walton* , James Madison University
Anthony Tongen , James Madison University
Nusrat Jahan , James Madison University
Reid Harris , James Madison University
2:00 p.m.
Research and Education in Computational Mathematics for Undergraduates in the Mathematical Sciences at NJIT.
Zoi-Heleni Michalopoulou* , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Roy Goodman , New Jersey Institute of Technology
David Horntrop , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Jonathan Luke , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Michael Siegel , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Yuan-Nan Young , New Jersey Institute of Technology
2:00 p.m.
Interactive Online Modules and Take-Home Assignments for Inquiry-Learning to Provide First-Hand Experience in Matrix Algebra Course.
Hamide Dogan-Dunlap* , University of Texas at El Paso
Piotr Wojciechowski , University of Texas at El Paso
2:00 p.m.
Experimental Mathematics.
Marc Chamberland* , Grinnell College
2:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Training in Bioinformatics.
Ming-Ying Leung* , The University of Texas at El Paso
Steve Aley , The University of Texas at El Paso
Vladik Kreinovich , The University of Texas at El Paso
Elizabeth Walsh , The University of Texas at El Paso
2:00 p.m.
PREP: MAA's Professional Enhancement Program.
J. Michael Pearson , Mathematical Association of America
Nancy Baxter Hastings , Dickinson College
Nathaniel Dean , Texas State University, San Marcos
Virginia Buchanan , Hiram College
Jon Scott* , Montgomery College
Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-3:05 p.m. AMS Invited Address
Laplacians on vector bundles on graphs.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Richard W. Kenyon* , Brown University
(1056-60-14)
Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m. MAA-Project NExT Panel Discussion
Mathematics and social justice.
Room 3024, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Lily S. Khadjavi , Loyola Marymount University
David T. Kung , St. Mary's College of Maryland
Panelists:
Shandy Hauk , University of Northern Colorado
Eric Hsu , San Francisco State University
Lisa Marano , West Chester University
Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:35 p.m.-3:50 p.m. MAA CRAFTY Panel Discussion
More voices from the partner disciplines: The second round of curriculum foundations workshops.
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Sheldon P. Gordon , Farmingdale State College
Panelists:
Andrew G. Bennett , Kansas State University
Susan L. Ganter , Clemson University
Sheldon P. Gordon ,
William E. Haver , Virginia Commonwealth University
William Marion , Valparaiso University
Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:35 p.m.-3:50 p.m. SIGMAA on Statistics Education and SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education Panel Discussion
Excuse me; where is the department of statistics education?
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michael A. Posner , Villanova University
Panelists:
Dennis Pearl , Ohio State University
Mike Shaugnessy , Portland State University
Bob DelMas , University of Minnesota
Andrew Zieffler , University of Minnesota
Thursday January 14, 2010, 2:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m. AMS Committee on the Profession Panel Discussion
What I wish I had known when applying for a job.
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Moderators:
Christopher K. McCord , Northern Illinois University
Panelists:
Elizabeth T. Beazley , University of Michigan and Williams College
Julie Bergner , University of California, Riverside
Karl Kempf , Intel and Arizona State University
Bryna Kra , Northwestern University
Ken Ono , University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tony DeRose , Pixar Animation Studios
Thursday January 14, 2010, 3:20 p.m.-4:10 p.m. AMS Retiring Presidential Address
Reflections and prospectives.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
James G. Glimm* , Stony Brook University
Thursday January 14, 2010, 4:25 p.m.-5:25 p.m. Joint Prize Session
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Guest Lecture
Speaker and title to be announced.
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Joint Prize Session Reception
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m. SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government Guest Lecture
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m. SIGMAA on Statistics Education Business Meeting and Reception
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m. SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the Web Reception and Business Meeting
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Presenters:
Bruce W. Yoshiwara , Pierce College
Thursday January 14, 2010, 5:45 p.m.-7:30 p.m. MAA Two-Year College Reception
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco
Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. MAA Special Presentation for Students
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Reunion of College Algebra Workshops Participants
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Donald B. Small , U. S. Military Academy
William E. Haver , Virginia Commonwealth University
Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education Business Meeting
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Business Meeting
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the Web Presentation and Discussion
Life after Wolfram Alpha.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Presenters:
Bruce W. Yoshiwara , Pierce College
Thursday January 14, 2010, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. SIGMAA on Mathematics and the Arts Special Presentation
Open mike mathematical poetry reading.
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Douglas Norton , Villanova University
Thursday January 14, 2010, 7:15 p.m.-8:00 p.m. SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government Reception
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Thursday January 14, 2010, 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Young Mathematicians' Network Open Forum
Sierra C, Marriott San Francisco
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