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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
Wednesday January 13, 2010
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Joint Meetings Registration
First Floor Lobby, Moscone
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Mathematics of Computation, I
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Susanne Brenner , Louisiana State University brenner@math.lsu.edu
Chi-Wang Shu , Brown University
8:00 a.m.
A Coarsening Algorithm on Adaptive Grids by Newest Vertex Bisection and its Applications.
Chensong Zhang* , PA
Long Chen , CA
(1056-65-1959)
8:30 a.m.
Convergence of Adaptive Finite Element Methods for Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations.
Michael Holst , University of California San Diego
Gantumur Tsogtgerel , University of California San Diego
Yunrong Zhu* , University of California San Diego
(1056-65-2033)
9:00 a.m.
Coordinate Descent for L1 Optimization.
Yingying Li* , University of California, Los Angeles
Stanley Osher , University of California, Los Angeles
(1056-49-345)
9:30 a.m.
Parallel computation with the weakly over-penalized symmetric interior penalty method.
Andrew T. Barker* , Louisiana State University
Susanne C. Brenner , Louisiana State University
(1056-65-1193)
10:00 a.m.
Approximation of kernel matrices with multilevel circulant matrices.
Guohui Song* , Illinois Institute of Technology
Yuesheng Xu , Syracuse University
(1056-65-454)
10:30 a.m.
Very fast methods and preconditioners for banded matrices and PDEs on irregular domains.
Martin Gander , Université de Genève
Sébastien Loisel , Université de Genève
Daniel B Szyld* , Temple University
(1056-65-1445)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:40 a.m. AMS-ASL Special Session on Surreal Numbers, I
Room 3011, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Lou van den Dries , University of Illinois
Philip Ehrlich , Ohio University ehrlich@ohio.edu
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Degenerate and Singular Elliptic Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 3016, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Marian Bocea , North Dakota State University marian.bocea@ndsu.edu
Cristina Popovici , North Dakota State University
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications, I
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Michael Radin , Rochester Institute of Technology michael.radin@rit.edu
8:00 a.m.
Open Problems and Conjectures in Difference Equations.
Gerasimos E Ladas* , University of Rhode Island
(1056-39-320)
8:30 a.m.
Applications of number theory to asymptotic behavior of solutions of difference equations.
Richard T Guy* , Wake Forest University
Kenneth S Berenhaut , Wake Forest University
Katherine M Donadio , Wake Forest University
(1056-39-1865)
9:00 a.m.
Global convergence of max-type equations.
Timothy Sauer* , George Mason University
(1056-39-232)
9:30 a.m.
The Z-transform of queuing systems.
Mostafa Ghandehari* , University of Texas at Arlington
Shahrzad Sheibani , University of Texas at Arlington
(1056-39-34)
10:00 a.m.
Boundary Data Smoothness for Solutions of Nonlocal Boundary Value Problems for nth Order Difference Equations.
Jeffrey W Lyons* , Baylor University
(1056-39-28)
10:30 a.m.
On The Global Behavior Of A System Of Rational Difference Equations.
E. A. Grove , University of Rhode Island
Y. Kostorv* , Xavier University of Louisiana
M. Radin , Rochester Institute of Technology
S. Schultz , Providence College
(1056-39-1290)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Harmonic Analysis (Mathematics Research Communities session), I
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Kabe Moen , Washington University moen@math.wustl.edu
Richard Oberlin , University of California Los Angeles oberlin@math.ucla.edu
Betsy Stovall , University of California Los Angeles betsy@math.ucla.edu
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Inverse Problems: Analysis and Computations (Mathematics Research Communities session), I
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Gaik Ambartsoumian , University of Texas at Arlington gambarts@uta.edu
Raluca Felea , Rochester Institute of Technology rxfsma@rit.edu
Hongyu Liu , University of Washington hyliu@u.washington.edu
Kui Ren , University of Texas at Austin ren@math.utexas.edu
Michael VanValkenburgh , University of California Berkeley mvanvalk@ucla.edu
8:00 a.m.
Inverse Source Problems for Electromagnetics.
Gang Bao* , Michigan State University
Junshan Lin , Michigan State University
Faouzi Triki , University of Fourier, France
(1056-35-1238)
8:30 a.m.
Active exterior cloaking.
Daniel T Onofrei* , University Of Utah
(1056-35-1487)
9:00 a.m.
Diffraction at corners for the wave equation on differential forms.
Andras Vasy* , Stanford University
(1056-35-798)
9:30 a.m.
Interior Transmission Eigenvalue Problem and its Application in Inverse Scattering Theory.
Fioralba Cakoni* , University of Delaware
(1056-35-256)
10:00 a.m.
Local Singularity Reconstruction from Integrals over Curves in $\mathbb{R}^3$ and electron microscopy.
Eric Todd Quinto* , Tufts University
Hans Rullgard , University of Stockholm
(1056-92-491)
10:30 a.m.
Ultrasound modulated electrical impedance and optical tomography.
Peter Kuchment* , Texas A&M University
Leonid Kunyansky , University of Arizona
Moritz Allmaras , Texas A&M University
Wolfgang Bangerth , Texas A&M University
(1056-35-1024)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on the Mathematical Challenges of Relativity (Mathematics Research Communities session), I
Room 2000, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Paul T. Allen , Lewis & Clark College ptallen@u.washington.edu
Michael Eichmair , M.I.T. and Monash University eichmair@math.mit.edu
Gustav Holzegel , Princeton University holzegel@math.princeton.edu
Jared Speck , Princeton University jspeck@math.princeton.edu
Willie W. Wong , University of Cambridge ww278@dpmms.cam.ac.uk
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Algebraic Aspects of Cryptology, I
Room 3009, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Jintai Ding , University of Cincinnati
Chris Christensen , Northern Kentucky christensen@nku.edu
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Markov Chains and Their Statistical Applications (Mathematics Research Communities session), I
Room 2010, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: James Flegal , University of California Riverside jflegal@ucr.edu
Radu Herbei , Ohio State University herbei@stat.osu.edu
Jessica Zuniga , Stanford University jzuniga@math.stanford.edu
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:40 a.m. AMS Special Session on Zonotopal Algebra and Its Applications, I
Room 3005, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Olga Holtz , University of California Berkeley and Technical University Berlin holtz@math.berkeley.edu
Amos Ron , University of Wisconsin
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Applications of Graph Theory, I
Room 3007, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Richard Low , San Jose State University low@math.sjsu.edu
Ralucca M. Gera , Naval Postgraduate School
8:00 a.m.
The Link Graph: a Tool for Word Sense Disambiguation.
Ralucca M. Gera* , Naval Postgraduate School
Henry Escuadro , Juniata College
Pranav Anand , Linguistics Department, University of California Santa Cruz
Craig Martell , Computer Science Department, Naval Postgraduate School
(1056-05-226)
8:30 a.m.
A Generalization of Kundu's k-Factor Theorem.
Arthur H. Busch , University of Dayton
Michael J. Ferrara , University of Colorado Denver
Stephen G. Hartke* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Michael S. Jacobson , University of Colorado Denver
Hemanshu Kaul , Illinois Institute of Technology
Douglas B. West , University of Illinois
(1056-05-344)
9:00 a.m.
Graph invariants from self-assembling nanostructures.
Joanna Anthony Ellis-Monaghan* , Saint Michael's College
Greta Pangborn , Saint Michael's College
(1056-05-287)
9:30 a.m.
On $k$-circuit distance in graphs.
Ralucca Gera , Naval Postgraduate School
Grady Bullington , University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Linda Eroh* , University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Steven J Winters , University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(1056-05-1731)
10:00 a.m.
Coding Sequences and Their Applications.
Eunjeong Yi* , Texas A&M University at Galveston
(1056-05-1075)
10:30 a.m.
Bonding Tree Models of RNA Structures.
Teresa Haynes , East Tennessee State University
Debra Knisley , East Tennessee State University
Denise Koessler* , East Tennessee State University
(1056-05-2014)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Arithmetic and Nonarchimedean Dynamics, I
Room 2012, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Joseph Silverman , Brown University jhs@math.brown.edu
Michelle Manes , University of Hawaii
Raphael Jones , College of the Holy Cross
8:00 a.m.
Discriminants and Galois groups for iterated rational functions.
Rafe Jones* , College of the Holy Cross
Michelle Manes , University of Hawaii-Manoa
(1056-11-1117)
8:30 a.m.
The dynamical Manin-Mumford problem.
Thomas J Tucker* , University of Rochester
Dragos Ghioca , University of Lethbridge
Shouwu Zhang , Columbia University
(1056-11-563)
9:00 a.m.
The dynamical Manin-Mumford problem.
Dragos Ghioca* , University of Lethbridge
(1056-11-292)
9:30 a.m.
Towards Dynamical Uniform Boundedness for Rational Functions.
Robert L. Benedetto* , Amherst College
(1056-11-658)
10:00 a.m.
Preperiodic points: from algebraic to complex.
Laura DeMarco* , University of Illinois at Chicago
Matt Baker , Georgia Institute of Technology
(1056-37-1206)
10:30 a.m.
Critical Points of Non-Archimedean Dynamical Systems on the Projective Line.
Xander Faber* , McGill University
(1056-11-664)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Session on Group Theory, I
Room 3020, 3rd Floor, Moscone
8:00 a.m.
Subgroups of $S_{n+1}$ normalized by and coprime to a regular subgroup of order $n$.
Stephen M. Gagola, Jr.* , Kent State University
(1056-20-122)
8:15 a.m.
The nilpotent product and the nonabelian tensor square of groups.
Arturo Magidin* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1056-20-272)
8:30 a.m.
Finite Groups with Permutable Supplemented Subgroups.
Joseph Kirtland* , Marist College
(1056-20-277)
8:45 a.m.
Open Questions and Conjectures Regarding Near Frattini Subgroups of Generalized Free Products of Groups.
Mohammad K. Azarian* , University of Evansville
(1056-20-371)
9:00 a.m.
A relationship between the property $R_{\infty}$ and the geometric invariants $\Omega^{n}$.
Nic Koban* , University of Maine Farmington
Peter Wong , Bates College
(1056-20-474)
9:15 a.m.
Break
9:30 a.m.
The Probability that Two Semigroup Elements Commute Can Be Anything.
Vadim Ponomarenko* , San Diego State University
Natalie Selinski , San Diego State University
(1056-20-497)
9:45 a.m.
Finite Phase Transitions in Countable Abelian Groups.
Hannah Alpert* , University of Chicago
(1056-20-499)
10:00 a.m.
$L_{\delta}$-equivalence of $p$-local abelian groups with nice decomposition bases.
Ruediger Goebel , University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Katrin Leistner , University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Peter Loth* , Sacred Heart University
Lutz Struengmann , University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
(1056-20-503)
10:15 a.m.
An interpretation of the LLT algorithm.
Alexander Kleshchev , University of Oregon
David Nash* , University of Oregon
(1056-20-579)
10:30 a.m.
Simply intersecting pairs in the mapping class group.
Leah Childers* , Louisiana State University
(1056-20-645)
10:45 a.m.
Zariski closures of linear differential algebraic groups.
Andrei Minchenko* , Cornell University
Alexey Ovchinnikov , City University of New York
(1056-22-1028)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:40 a.m. AMS Session on Probability and Statistics, I
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone
8:00 a.m.
MCMC methods for spatial random permutations.
John R Kerl* , University of Arizona
(1056-60-38)
8:15 a.m.
Extracting multiscale information from time series characterizing nanoscale systems.
Christopher P Calderon* , Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
(1056-60-91)
8:30 a.m.
Abstract Measure-Dependent Stochastic Evolution Equations in a Hilbert Space with Applications to Nonlinear Diffusion.
Mark A McKIbben* , Goucher College
(1056-60-135)
8:45 a.m.
Self-dual planar hypergraphs and exact bond percolation thresholds.
John C. Wierman* , Johns Hopkins University
(1056-60-452)
9:00 a.m.
Characterizing departure count moments from queueing nodes fed by nonstationary, non-Poisson arrival processes.
Ira Gerhardt* , Manhattan College
Barry L. Nelson , Northwestern University
(1056-60-471)
9:15 a.m.
Break
9:30 a.m.
Lanchester SDEs and the probability of the target destruction --- a stochastic model of terrorism risk.
Michael Powers , Temple University, Department of Risk Management and Insurance
Wei-Shi Yang , Temple University
Sheng Xiong* , Temple University
(1056-60-549)
9:45 a.m.
Completely Simple Semigroups of Real d x d Matrices and Recurrent Random Walks.
Santanu Chakraborty* , University of Texas - Pan American, Edinburg, Texas
(1056-60-581)
10:00 a.m.
A Stochastic Approximation Algorithm for Option Pricing Model Calibration with a Switchable Market.
George Yin , Wayne State University
Jie Yu* , Roosevelt University
Qing Zhang , University of Georgia, Athens
(1056-60-590)
10:15 a.m.
Quantile Hedging for Guaranteed Minimum Death Benefits.
Yumin Wang* , Wayne State University
(1056-60-670)
10:30 a.m.
On Sojourn Times in the Finite Capacity $M/M/1$ Queue with Processor Sharing.
Qiang Zhen* , University of Illinois at Chicago
Charles Knessl , University of Illinois at Chicago
(1056-60-758)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-9:40 a.m. AMS Session on Mathematics in the Social Sciences
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone
8:00 a.m.
Continuous Time Model of Bifurcations and Related Phenomena in Agent-Based Models.
Andrew Clark* , Thomson Reuters
(1056-91-251)
8:15 a.m.
Addiction and Treatment in a rational framework - can lowering health care costs have adverse effects?
Tamas Forgacs* , California State University, Fresno
Attila Cseh , Valdosta State University
Adnan Sabuwala , Californa State University, Fresno
(1056-91-909)
8:30 a.m.
Dynamical Analysis in Lucas Framework with Heterogeneous Agents.
Yuanying Guan* , Florida State University
(1056-91-1129)
8:45 a.m.
Break.
9:00 a.m.
Two player envy-free multi-cake division using a polytopal Sperner's lemma.
John Cloutier , University of California at Santa Barbara
Kathryn L. Nyman* , Willamette University
Francis Edward Su , Harvey Mudd College
(1056-91-1642)
9:15 a.m.
Option pricing for biomedical firms with predictable price jumps.
Jin-Chuan Duan , Risk Management Institute, National University of Singapore
Anirban Dutta* , Western Michigan University
Qiji J. Zhu , Western Michigan University
(1056-91-1983)
9:30 a.m.
Statistical Modeling of Gang Violence in Los Angeles.
Kym C Louie* , Harvey Mudd College
Mike Egesdal , University of California, Los Angeles
Jeremy Neuman , University of California, Los Angeles
Chris Fathauer , Harvey Mudd College
(1056-91-1923)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-9:55 a.m. AMS Session on Complex Analysis
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone
8:00 a.m.
Strong and Weak LFCDs: Local Fractional Complex Derivatives.
Steve M. Anglin* , Case Western Reserve University (fmr), Mountain View, CA
(1056-30-23)
8:15 a.m.
On Janowski starlike functions.
Rosihan M. Ali* , Universiti Sains Malaysia
(1056-30-175)
8:30 a.m.
Subclasses of Meromorphic Functions Associated with Convolution.
See Keong Lee* , Universiti Sains Malaysia
(1056-30-514)
8:45 a.m.
$L^p$ Rational Approximation in the Complex Plane.
Erin R Militzer* , University of Kentucky
(1056-30-601)
9:00 a.m.
On minimal Rolle's domains for complex polynomials.
Michael J Miller* , Le Moyne College
(1056-30-957)
9:15 a.m.
Poisson Equation with the Robin/Third Boundary Condition.
Alip Alifu, Maimaiti Mohammed* , York University
(1056-30-2128)
9:30 a.m.
Mean Value Theorem for Functions on the Complex Plane.
Nasser Dastrange* , Buena Vista University
(1056-26-1044)
9:45 a.m.
A residual radial limit zero set.
Michael C Fulkerson* , University of Central Oklahoma
(1056-32-1285)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:10 a.m. AMS Session on Geometry and Topology, I
Room 3012, 3rd Floor, Moscone
8:00 a.m.
The writhe of oriented polygonal graphs.
Christian Laing* , Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
De Witt Sumners , Florida State University
(1056-54-131)
8:15 a.m.
One-sided Heegaard splittings of 3-manifolds.
Loretta Bartolini* , Oklahoma State University
(1056-57-1255)
8:30 a.m.
Defining Khovanov Homology in 3-Manifolds Using a Diagramless Theory.
Adam C. McDougall* , The University of Iowa
(1056-54-1055)
8:45 a.m.
Unstable Vassiliev Theory.
Chad D Giusti* , University of Oregon
(1056-55-611)
9:00 a.m.
Identifying the Canonical Component for the Whitehead Link.
Emily R Landes* , Univeristy of Texas, Austin
(1056-54-2096)
9:15 a.m.
The Kauffman bracket skein module of $T^3$.
Jeffrey Boerner* , University of Iowa
(1056-57-1944)
9:30 a.m.
The Moduli space of singular Euclidean structures on a sphere with $4$ cone points whose cone angles are integer multiples of $\frac{2\pi}{3}$ but less than $2\pi$.
Aldo-Hilario Cruz-Cota* , Grand Valley State University
(1056-54-1389)
9:45 a.m.
Lagrangian representations of the (p, q, r)- triangle group.
Paul W Lewis* , University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1056-51-284)
10:00 a.m.
Relationships between Bundle Forms in Laguerre Planes.
Robert D. Knight* , Ohio University-Chillicothe
(1056-51-574)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Session on Discrete Mathematics, I
Room 3018, 3rd Floor, Moscone
8:00 a.m.
Combinatorial Proofs of Certain Identities.
Akalu Tefera* , Grand Valley State University
Aklilu Zeleke , Michigan State University
George Grossman , Central Michigan University
(1056-05-912)
8:15 a.m.
Playing with Paths: An Introduction to Bijective Combinatorics.
Paul W.T. Fijn* , University of Melbourne, Australia
(1056-05-1424)
8:30 a.m.
Some Remarks On Self-Avoiding Walks.
Shanzhen Gao* , Florida Atlantic University
(1056-05-690)
8:45 a.m.
On the Non-existence of $(160,54,18)$ Difference Sets.
Adegoke S Osifodunrin* , Georgia Southern University
Ken. W Smith , Sam Houston State University
(1056-05-1921)
9:00 a.m.
Alternating Permutations and the $m$th Descents.
Ae Ja Yee , The Pennsylvania State University
Kagan Kursungoz* , The Pennsylvania State University
(1056-05-628)
9:15 a.m.
Break
9:30 a.m.
The lattice of finite vector space partitions and its Möbius function.
Fusun Akman* , Illinois State University
Papa Amar Sissokho , Illinois State University
(1056-06-89)
9:45 a.m.
Generating functions for box-counting problems.
Benjamin J Young* , Centre de Recherches Mathematiques / McGill University
(1056-05-1961)
10:00 a.m.
Multi-restrained Stirling numbers.
Ji Young Choi* , Sippensburg University of PA
(1056-05-1813)
10:15 a.m.
A map from chains in the noncrossing partition lattice to polygon dissections.
Hillary Einziger* , The George Washington University
(1056-05-1950)
10:30 a.m.
Regular completions of lattices.
John Harding , New Mexico State University
Qin Yang* , New Mexico State University
(1056-06-739)
10:45 a.m.
How much does a Hamiltonian cycle weigh?
Hurlee Gonchigdanzan* , University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
(1056-51-323)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, I
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.
Analysis of the secondary Flow effects on an open channel with cross stream variation of the bottom roughness.
Ahmed Kaffel* , Virginia Tech
Amel Soualmia , LMHE
Masbernat Lucien , imft
(1056-Z1-1423)
8:15 a.m.
A Biexponential Model of Electroosmotic Flow.
Rachel R Roe-Dale* , Skidmore College
Emese Lipcsey-Magyar , Skidmore College
Kimberly Frederick , Skidmore College
(1056-Z1-1422)
8:30 a.m.
Building on Nature's Inspiration: A NAKFI Synthetic Biology Report.
Jeffrey L Poet* , Missouri Western State University
(1056-Z1-1168)
8:45 a.m.
Using Neural Networks for Near-Interpolation of Scattered Data.
Laurene V Fausett* , Texas A&M University-Commerce
(1056-Z1-260)
9:00 a.m.
Chromatic Methods For Creating A Secure Identification Procurement.
Timothy Grant Hall* , PQI Consulting
(1056-Z1-418)
9:15 a.m.
Foot to the Pedal: Generalizing Euler's work on constant pedal curves to constant pedal surfaces.
Hieu D Nguyen* , Rowan University
(1056-Z1-653)
9:30 a.m.
Turtles, and Lizards, and Snakes, Oh My!
Leon Brin* , Southern CT State University
(1056-Z1-879)
9:45 a.m.
Adapting the Feynman Path Integral for use in a discrete spacetime.
Douglas B Mathews* , San Jose State University
Jake Askeland , San Jose State University
Cheuk Wong , San Jose State University
Miranda Braselton , San Jose State University
David Von Gunten , San Jose State University
Jonathan Baptist , San Jose State University
Duncan McElfresh , San Jose State University
Slobodan Simic , San Jose State University
(1056-Z1-1670)
10:00 a.m.
Path elongation and $r$-reduced cutting numbers of cycles.
Brad Bailey* , North Georgia College & State University
Dianna J. Spence , North Georgia College & State University
(1056-Z1-735)
10:15 a.m.
Arcs in the plane.
Joan E Hart* , University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Kenneth Kunen , University of Wisconsin -- Madison
(1056-Z1-52)
10:30 a.m.
On the theory of mixed convex functions.
Emre Tokgoz* , University of Oklahoma
(1056-Z1-402)
10:45 a.m.
Some Nonlinear Delay Integral Inequalities On Time Scales.
Shiojenn Tseng* , Tamkang University
Jen-Chienh Lo , Tamkang University
Wing-Sum Cheung , The University of Hong Kong
(1056-Z1-1516)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics, I
Room 2011, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Edwin P. Herman , University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point eherman@uwsp.edu
Nathan M. Wodarz , University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
8:00 a.m.
Creating Student Centered, Active Learning Classrooms in a Multi-Section Precalculus Course.
Paula A. Shorter* , Rockhurst University
Mairead K. Greene , Rockhurst University
(1056-Q1-2046)
8:20 a.m.
Anatomy of a multi-section calculus semester: A students-eye view.
Fabiana Cardetti* , University of Connecticut
P. Joseph McKenna , University of Connecticut
(1056-Q1-1594)
8:40 a.m.
Calculus Acquisition through a Problem and Activity Based Learning Experience (CAPABLE).
Gary Fowler , United States Naval Academy
Sommer Gentry* , United States Naval Academy
Amy Ksir , United States Naval Academy
Will Traves , United States Naval Academy
(1056-Q1-1773)
9:00 a.m.
Peer Led Team Learning in Calculus I: A four year study.
John C. Merkel* , Morehouse College
(1056-Q1-2015)
9:20 a.m.
Success in Calculus I: Oral Reviews.
Mary A Nelson* , University of Colorado, Boulder
Monica R Geist , Front Range Community College
(1056-Q1-648)
9:40 a.m.
Results of the use of guided notes and lab work in introductory college courses.
Ellen F Hill* , Minnesota State University Moorhead
(1056-Q1-1052)
10:00 a.m.
Student-Generated Note Cards: Sound Pedagogy?
Kenneth Horton* , U. S. Air Force Academy
(1056-Q1-1695)
10:20 a.m.
A Modified Moore Method in Real Analysis: Hearing the Students' Voices.
Joy Moore* , Xavier University
Bernd Rossa , Xavier University
(1056-Q1-1629)
10:40 a.m.
Teaching Abstract Algebra using Technology.
Claus Schubert* , SUNY Cortland
Mary Gfeller , SUNY Cortland
(1056-Q1-342)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Improving a Second Course in Statistics
Room 2009, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Nancy J. Boynton , SUNY Fredonia nancy.boynton@fredonia.edu
Patricia B. Humphrey , Georgia Southern University
Michael A. Posner , Villanova University
8:00 a.m.
Teaching Undergraduate Statistics in R.
Salil Kumar Das* , Prince Georges' Community College
(1056-F5-1919)
8:20 a.m.
Interdisciplinary Case Studies for an Intermediate Statistics Course.
Terje Hoim* , Wilkes Honors College, Florida Atlantic University
(1056-F5-1447)
8:40 a.m.
Finding and Working with Real-World Clients in a Second Statistics Course.
Cora Neal* , Sonoma State University
(1056-F5-437)
9:00 a.m.
Experiential Learning of Non-parametric Statistics through a campus-client led survey project.
K. Scott Alberts* , Truman State University
(1056-F5-617)
9:20 a.m.
Some More Lab Experiences in Introductory Statistics.
Patricia B Humphrey* , Georgia Southern University
(1056-F5-1294)
9:40 a.m.
A Second Course for Non-Majors -- Relevance is the Key!
Murray H Siegel* , Arizona State University, Polytechnic
(1056-F5-264)
10:00 a.m.
Stat2 - What Should We Do?
Robin H Lock* , St. Lawrence University
(1056-F5-2031)
10:20 a.m.
An Innovative Second Half-Course in Applied Statistics.
John D McKenzie* , Babson College
(1056-F5-1904)
10:40 a.m.
A Successful Second Course in Business Statistics.
Sue B Schou* , Idaho State University
(1056-F5-552)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Employment Center
Exhibit Hall, Moscone
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:05 a.m.-11:00 a.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Economics and Sustainability
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Christian Traeger , University of California, Berkeley traeger@berkeley.edu
8:05 a.m.
Preferences Yielding the Precautionary Effect.
Michel De Lara* , Université Paris-Est
(1056-91-1065)
8:30 a.m.
Mathematical Analysis of Smart Grids Using Randomized Algorithms.
Kourosh Modarresi* , Stanford University
(1056-90-2067)
8:55 a.m.
Exact Calibration of Programming Models of Agricultural Supply against Exogenous Sets of Supply Elasticities.
Pierre R. Merel* , Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis
Santiago Bucaram , Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis
(1056-90-1181)
9:20 a.m.
Break.
9:35 a.m.
Closing the gap between risk estimation and decision-making: efficient management of trade-related invasive species risk.
Michael R Springborn* , University of California, Davis
Robert Lieli , University of Texas, Austin
(1056-91-1274)
10:00 a.m.
Time perspective and climate change policy.
Larry S Karp* , Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkleley
Yacov Tsur , Hebrew University
(1056-91-1196)
10:25 a.m.
Risk, Uncertainty and Climate Change Evaluation.
Christian P Traeger* , UC Berkeley (ARE)
(1056-91-2030)
10:50 a.m.
Final discussion.
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:55 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Mathematical Texts: Famous, Infamous, and Influential, I
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Fernando Q. Gouvêa , Colby College fqgouvea@colby.edu
Amy Shell-Gellasch , Beloit College
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse #13: Part A
Taking symbols seriously: Teaching form and function in college algebra.
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
William G. McCallum , University of Arizona
Deborah Hughes Hallett , University of Arizona and Harvard University
Pat Shure , University of Michigan
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse #4: Part A
Using video-case studies in teaching a proof-based gateway course to the mathematics major.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
James T. Sandefur , Georgetown University
Connie M. Campbell , Millsaps College
Kay B. Somers , Moravian College
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse #7: Part A
Teaching with clickers in the classroom.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Derek Bruff , Vanderbilt University
Adam Lucas , Saint Mary's College of California
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-10:35 a.m. MAA Session on My Most Successful Math Club Activity
Room 2020, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Jacqueline A. Jensen , Sam Houston State University jensen@shsu.edu
Deanna B. Haunsperger , Carlton College
Robert W. Vallin , Slippery Rock University and the MAA
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Student Hospitality Center
South Lobby, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m. MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Mathematics Across the Disciplines Panel Discussion
Mathematical collaborations with other disciplines: Research partnerships and interdisciplinary programs.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Joseph Malkevitch , York College (CUNY)
Panelists:
Steven Brams , New York University
Susan L. Ganter , Clemson University
James G. Glimm , SUNY at Stony Brook
Suzanne M. Lenhart , University of Tennessee
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m. MAA Panel Discussion
National Science Foundations programs supporting learning and teaching in the mathematical sciences.
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Henry Warchall , NSF/DMS
Karen A. Marrongelle , NSF/DRL
Dennis E. Davenport , NSF/DUE
Daniel P. Maki , NSF/DUE
Lee L. Zia , NSF/DUE
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Department Liaisons Meeting
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 10:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Session on Category Theory
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 10:05 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Invited Address
Chaos and symmetry in partially hyperbolic systems.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Amie Wilkinson* , Northwestern University
(1056-37-08)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 10:15 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Session on Matrices and Tensors
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 11:10 a.m.-12:00 p.m. AMS-MAA Invited Address
The interpolation problem.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Joseph Harris* , Harvard University
(1056-14-41)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 12:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Exhibits and Book Sales
Come to the Grand Opening at 12:15!
Exhibit Hall, Moscone
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
Increasing and decreasing subsequences.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Richard P. Stanley* , M.I.T.
(1056-05-16)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-3:05 p.m. MAA Invited Address
The real computation controversy: Is it real?
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Lenore Blum* , Carnegie Mellon University
(1056-A0-04)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS-SIAM Special Session on Mathematics of Computation, II
Room 2004, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Susanne Brenner , Louisiana State University brenner@math.lsu.edu
Chi-Wang Shu , Brown University
2:15 p.m.
Bayesian Scientific Computing.
Daniela Calvetti* , Case Westen Reserve University
Erkki J. Somersalo , Case Westen Reserve University
(1056-65-2138)
2:45 p.m.
Global Minimization of Markov Random Fields with Applications to Optical Flow.
Tom Goldstein* , UCLA
Xavier Bresson , UCLA
Stanley Osher , UCLA
(1056-49-1648)
3:15 p.m.
Evaluating expectations of functionals of Brownian motions: a multilevel idea.
Ben Niu* , Illinois Institute of Technology
Fred Hickernell , Illinois Institute of Technology
Thomas Müller-Gronbach , Universität Passau
Klaus Ritter , Technische Universität Darmstadt
(1056-65-453)
3:45 p.m.
A Dual Iterative Substructuring Method with a Penalty Term in Three Dimensions.
Eun-Hee Park* , Louisiana State University
Chang-Ock Lee , KAIST
(1056-65-616)
4:15 p.m.
A higher order WENO algorithm to solve radiative transfer of photons in the 'early universe'.
Ishani Roy* , Brown University
Wen Xu , University of Arizona
Jing-Mei Qiu , Colorado School of Mines
Chi-Wang Shu , Brown University
Li-Zhi Fang , University of Arizona
(1056-65-691)
4:45 p.m.
Simulation of Surfactant Dynamics using Spectral Method.
Yuen Yick Kwan* , Tulane University
(1056-65-1963)
5:15 p.m.
The Multiscale Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Solving a Class of Second Order Elliptic Problems with Rough Coefficients.
Wei Wang* , Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University
Johnny Guzmán , Brown University
Chi-Wang Shu , Brown University
(1056-65-1623)
5:45 p.m.
Efficient High-Order Methods Using Bandlimited Basis Functions.
Li-Lian Wang* , Nanyang Technological University
(1056-65-1507)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS-ASL Special Session on Surreal Numbers, II
Room 3011, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Lou van den Dries , University of Illinois
Philip Ehrlich , Ohio University ehrlich@ohio.edu
2:15 p.m.
Transseries, a survey.
Joris van der Hoeven* , CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique, France
(1056-06-612)
3:15 p.m.
The exponential logarithmic power series fields.
Salma Kuhlmann* , Universitaet Konstanz
Saharon Shelah , Hebrew University
(1056-06-1940)
4:15 p.m.
Surreal numbers as transseries.
Joris van der Hoeven , University of Paris-Sud
Salma Kuhlmann , University of Konstanz
Mickaël Matusinski* , University of Konstanz
(1056-06-594)
5:15 p.m.
Generalized power series and real closed fields, Part I.
Julia Knight , University of Notre Dame
Karen Lange* , University of Notre Dame
(1056-03-678)
5:45 p.m.
Generalized power series and real closed fields: Part II.
Julia F. Knight* , University of Notre Dame
Karen Lange , University of Notre Dame
(1056-03-649)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications, II
Room 3003, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Michael Radin , Rochester Institute of Technology michael.radin@rit.edu
2:15 p.m.
Global Behavior of Solutions to a Planar System of First-Order Rational Difference Equations.
Sukanya Basu* , Midwestern State University
(1056-39-764)
2:45 p.m.
Complex Dynamics and Symbolic Dynamics.
Elizabeth D Russell* , United States Military Academy
(1056-37-1039)
3:15 p.m.
Competition Models with Allee effects.
N Saber Elaydi* , Trinity University
(1056-39-1017)
3:45 p.m.
Stability and complexity of small random systems of stochastic linear difference equations.
Harold M Hastings* , Hofstra University
Michael Bantegui , Hofstra University
Michael Palmer , Hofstra University
Thomas Savino , Hofstra University
(1056-39-1070)
4:15 p.m.
The Dynamics of the Periodically Forced Sigmoid Beverton-Holt Model, part I.
April Harry , Xavier University of Louisiana
Candace M Kent , Virginia Commonwelth University
Vlajko L Kocic* , Xavier University of Louisiana
(1056-39-916)
4:45 p.m.
The Dynamics of the Periodically Forced Sigmoid Beverton-Holt Model, part II.
April Harry , Xavier University of Louisiana
Candace M Kent* , Virginia Commonwealth University
Vlajko L Kocic , Xavier University of Louisiana
(1056-39-917)
5:15 p.m.
The Aging Heart and the Loss of Complexity- a Difference Equation Model.
Tamara Eugenia Awerbuch-Friedlander* , Harvard School of Public Health
Richard Levins , Harvard School of Public Health
(1056-39-2059)
5:45 p.m.
A difference equation model to measure the length of Latency of HSV1 infections in differential cells.
Youssef M Dib* , University of Louisiana, Monroe
Mariette Maroun , University of Louisiana, Monroe
(1056-39-1846)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on Geometric Aspects of Link and 3-manifold Invariants, I
Room 3016, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Oliver Dasbach , Louisiana State University kasten@math.lsu.edu
Effie Kalfagianni , Michigan State University
2:15 p.m.
Heegaard genus, cut number, weak $p$-congruence, and quantum invariants.
Patrick M Gilmer* , Louisiana State Univiersity
(1056-57-619)
2:45 p.m.
A dimer model for the twisted Alexander polynomial.
Moshe Cohen , Louisiana State University
Oliver Dasbach , Louisiana State University
Heather M. Russell* , Louisiana State University
(1056-57-1827)
3:15 p.m.
Graph-based methods establishing nontriviality of state cycle Khovanov homology classes.
Andrew Elliott* , Rice University
(1056-57-47)
3:45 p.m.
On Khovanov homology and Heegaard Floer homology.
J. Elisenda Grigsby* , Boston College
Stephan M. Wehrli , Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu; Universite Paris 7
(1056-51-1342)
4:15 p.m.
Topologically slice knots with non-trivial Alexander polynomial.
Matthew E Hedden* , Michigan State University
Charles Livingston , Indiana University
Daniel Ruberman , Brandeis University
(1056-57-1085)
4:45 p.m.
Walks Along Braids and the Colored Jones Polynomial.
Cody Armond* , Louisiana State University
(1056-57-1329)
5:15 p.m.
On Jones polynomials of closed braids with a full twist.
Abhijit Champanerkar* , College of Staten Island, CUNY
Ilya Kofman , College of Staten Island, CUNY
(1056-57-1373)
5:45 p.m.
Ribbon-graph tensor products, relative polynomial invariants and applications to links.
Neal W. Stoltzfus* , Louisiana State University
Brittan Farmer , University of Michigan
(1056-57-1436)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-5:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on Harmonic Analysis (Mathematics Research Communities session), II
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Kabe Moen , Washington University moen@math.wustl.edu
Richard Oberlin , University of California Los Angeles oberlin@math.ucla.edu
Betsy Stovall , University of California Los Angeles betsy@math.ucla.edu
2:15 p.m.
Regularization for Slightly Super Critical Surface Quasi-geostrophic Equation.
Michael Dabkowski* , University of Wisconsin
(1056-42-1651)
2:45 p.m.
Sobolev space estimates for a class of bilinear pseudodifferential operators unbounded on Lebesgue spaces.
Frederic Bernicot , CNRS & Universite Lille 1, Laboratoire de Mathematiques Paul Painleve, France
Rodolfo H. Torres* , University of Kansas
(1056-42-953)
3:15 p.m.
Sobolev Inequalities for $(0,q)$ forms on CR manifolds of finite type.
Po Lam Yung* , Princeton University
(1056-42-291)
3:45 p.m.
Multi-linear integrals associated to sparse subsets of $\mathbb R$.
Izabella Laba , University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Malabika Pramanik* , University of British Columbia, Vancouver
(1056-42-1003)
4:15 p.m.
Pointwise Divergence of $L^1$ Ergodic Averages Along the Nth Powers.
Patrick R. LaVictoire* , UC Berkeley
(1056-37-1257)
4:45 p.m.
Upper Bounds for Multilinear Sublevel Sets.
Michael Christ* , University of California, Berkeley
(1056-42-1513)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-5:35 p.m. AMS Special Session on Inverse Problems: Analysis and Computations (Mathematics Research Communities session), II
Room 2008, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Gaik Ambartsoumian , University of Texas at Arlington gambarts@uta.edu
Raluca Felea , Rochester Institute of Technology rxfsma@rit.edu
Hongyu Liu , University of Washington hyliu@u.washington.edu
Kui Ren , University of Texas at Austin ren@math.utexas.edu
Michael VanValkenburgh , University of California Berkeley mvanvalk@ucla.edu
2:15 p.m.
Reconstruction of the Stefan-Boltzmann coefficients in the heat transfer process.
Jin Cheng* , Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Shuai Lu , Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics, Austria
Masahiro Yamamoto , University of Tokyo
(1056-35-550)
2:45 p.m.
Imaging from Bistatic and Multiply Scattered Waves.
Clifford J Nolan* , University of Limerick
Thomas Dowling , University of Limerick
(1056-42-1526)
3:15 p.m.
Inverse transport theory and optical tomography for media with varying index of refraction.
Stephen McDowall* , Western Washington University
(1056-35-902)
3:45 p.m.
Inverse Spectral Problems for Analytic Domains in $\mathbb R^n$.
Hamid Hezari* , MIT
Steve Zelditch , Johns Hopkins University
(1056-35-1009)
4:15 p.m.
A Multilevel, Modified Regularized Total Least Norm Approach to Signal Deblurring.
Malena Espanol* , California Institute of Technology
Misha Kilmer , Tufts University
(1056-65-1021)
4:45 p.m.
On a minimization problem for conductivity imaging.
Alexandru Tamasan* , University of Central Florida
(1056-49-938)
5:15 p.m.
Inverse diffusion with internal measurements.
Guillaume Bal* , Columbia University
(1056-35-1970)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-5:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on the Mathematical Challenges of Relativity (Mathematics Research Communities session), II
Room 2000, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Paul T. Allen , Lewis & Clark College ptallen@u.washington.edu
Michael Eichmair , M.I.T. and Monash University eichmair@math.mit.edu
Gustav Holzegel , Princeton University holzegel@math.princeton.edu
Jared Speck , Princeton University jspeck@math.princeton.edu
Willie W. Wong , University of Cambridge wwong@math.princeton.edu
2:15 p.m.
Hypersurfaces in Hyperbolic Poincaré Manifolds and Conformally Invariant PDEs.
Vincent Bonini* , California Polytechnic State University
Jie Qing , University of California, Santa Cruz
Jose Espinar , Universidad de Granada
(1056-53-1316)
2:45 p.m.
Global geometry of $T^2$ symmetric spacetimes with weak regularity.
Jacques Smulevici* , Max-Planck-Institute for Gravitational physics
Philippe G. LeFloch , Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions and CNRS
(1056-83-1198)
3:15 p.m.
On Hamilton's Ricci flow and Bartnik's construction of metrics of prescribed scalar curvature.
Chen-Yun Lin* , Columbia University
(1056-83-349)
3:45 p.m.
Optimization problems within a harmonic conformal class.
Jeffrey L Jauregui* , Duke University
(1056-53-366)
4:15 p.m.
A gluing construction regarding point particles in general relativity.
Iva Stavrov* , Lewis and Clark College
(1056-83-694)
4:45 p.m.
A Model Problem for Conformal Parameterizations of the Einstein Constraint Equations.
David Maxwell* , University of Alaska Fairbanks
(1056-35-663)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-5:35 p.m. AMS Special Session on Algebraic Aspects of Cryptology, II
Room 3009, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Jintai Ding , University of Cincinnati
Chris Christensen , Northern Kentucky christensen@nku.edu
2:15 p.m.
Solving multivariate polynomial equations over finite fields.
Ding Jintai* , University of Cincinnati
(1056-12-1621)
3:15 p.m.
Growth of the ideal generated by a quadratic Boolean function.
Jintai Ding , University of Cincinnati
Timothy J Hodges* , University of Cincinnati
Victoria Kruglov , University of Cincinnati
(1056-13-1539)
3:45 p.m.
MutantXL: An Efficient Algorithm for Solving Multivariate Polynomial Equations.
Johannes Buchmann , TU Darmstadt
Jintai Ding , University of Cincinnati
Mohamed Saied Emam Mohamed* , TU Darmstadt
Wael Said Abd Elmageed Mohamed , TU Darmstadt
Daniel Cabarcas , University of Cincinnati
(1056-14-477)
4:15 p.m.
New Algorithm for Computing Grobner bases.
Shuhong Gao* , Clemson University
Yinhua Guan , Clemson University
(1056-13-1705)
4:45 p.m.
Analysis of A Multivariate Internal Perturbation Scheme.
Lei Hu* , Graudate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences
(1056-94-1122)
5:15 p.m.
A Signature Scheme over Non-commutative Groups Secure Against Existential Forgery.
Yesem Kurt-Peker* , Randolph College
(1056-94-1566)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-4:55 p.m. AMS Special Session on Markov Chains and Their Statistical Applications (Mathematics Research Communities session), II
Room 2010, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: James Flegal , University of California Riverside jflegal@ucr.edu
Radu Herbei , Ohio State University herbei@stat.osu.edu
Jessica Zuniga , Stanford University jzuniga@math.stanford.edu
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS Special Session on Zonotopal Algebra and Its Applications, II
Room 3005, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Olga Holtz , University of California Berkeley and Technical University Berlin holtz@math.berkeley.edu
Amos Ron , University of Wisconsin
2:15 p.m.
Jump formulae for Multiple Bernoulli polynomials and Verlinde sums.
Michele Vergne* , Paris, France
(1056-52-886)
3:15 p.m.
Hierarchical zonotopal spaces.
Olga Holtz , University of California-Berkeley, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Institute for Advanced Study
Amos Ron* , University of Wisconsin-Madison
Zhiqiang Xu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
(1056-13-1949)
4:15 p.m.
Multiparking Functions, Graph Search, and Tutte Polynomial.
Catherine Yan* , Texas A&M University
Dimitrije Kostic , Texas A&M University
(1056-05-674)
4:45 p.m.
Double Hurwitz numbers as splines.
Federico Ardila* , San Francisco State University
(1056-05-1856)
5:15 p.m.
Power Ideals.
Alexander Postnikov* , MIT
Federico Ardila , SFSU
(1056-05-1785)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on Applications of Graph Theory, II
Room 3007, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Richard Low , San Jose State University low@math.sjsu.edu
Ralucca M. Gera , Naval Postgraduate School
2:15 p.m.
An Effective Upperbound on Treewidth Using Partial Fill-in of Separators.
Martin Charles Golumbic* , Caesarea Rothschild Institute and Department of Computer Science, University of Haifa
Boi Faltings , Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (LIA), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
(1056-05-576)
2:45 p.m.
A new proof of the four-color theorem.
John Paul Steinberger* , Tsinghua University, Beijing
(1056-05-253)
3:15 p.m.
On Graham's Tree Reconstruction Conjecture.
Bill Kay* , University of South Carolina
Joshua Cooper , University of South Carolina
(1056-05-326)
3:45 p.m.
Non-existence of circulant expander family.
Wasin So* , San Jose State University
(1056-05-313)
4:15 p.m.
Detecting a Machine Failure in a Network: Vertex Identifying Codes.
Daniel W Cranston* , Virginia Commonwealth University
Gexin Yu , College of William & Mary
(1056-05-281)
4:45 p.m.
Best Monotone Degree Conditions for the Integrity and Tenacity of Graphs.
Michael Robert Yatauro* , Research Fellow/Stevens Institute of Technology
(1056-00-1674)
5:15 p.m.
Toughness and Degree Sequence Conditions.
Nathan Kahl* , Seton Hall University
Douglas Bauer , Stevens Institute of Technology
Hajo Broersma , Durham University
Ed Schmeichel , San Jose State University
Jan van den Heuvel , London School of Economics
(1056-05-760)
5:45 p.m.
The $L(2,1)$ channel-assignment problem on trees.
Patrick Bahls* , University of North Carolina, Asheville
(1056-05-60)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on Arithmetic and Nonarchimedean Dynamics, II
Room 2012, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Joseph Silverman , Brown University jhs@math.brown.edu
Michelle Manes , University of Hawaii
Raphael Jones , College of the Holy Cross
2:15 p.m.
Multipliers of periodic cycles for cubic polynomials.
Patrick Ingram* , University of Waterloo
(1056-37-669)
2:45 p.m.
Local and global canonical height functions for affine space regular automorphisms.
Shu Kawaguchi* , Osaka University
(1056-11-973)
3:15 p.m.
Rationality of the Space of Morphisms on $\mathbb{P}^{1}$.
Alon Levy* , Columbia University
(1056-37-565)
3:45 p.m.
Torsion points of higher order in the Nottingham group.
Jonathan Lubin* , Brown University
(1056-11-361)
4:15 p.m.
A Dynamical Pairing Between Two Rational Maps.
Clayton Petsche* , Hunter College
Lucien Szpiro , CUNY Graduate Center
Thomas J. Tucker , University of Rochester
(1056-11-555)
4:45 p.m.
A Local-Global Criterion for Dynamics on $\mathbb{P}^1$.
Joseph H. Silverman , Brown University
J. Felipe Voloch* , University of Texas at Austin
(1056-11-154)
5:15 p.m.
On dynamical zeta functions for polynomial maps over $p$-adic fields.
Liang-Chung Hsia* , National Central University, Taiwan
(1056-11-568)
5:45 p.m.
On the Number of Rational Pre-Images Under Quadratic Dynamical Systems.
Benjamin Hutz* , Amherst College
(1056-11-575)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-5:35 p.m. MAA Invited Paper Session on Online Delivery of Mathematics
Room 3008, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Bernd S. W. Schroeder , Louisiana Tech University schroder@coes.latech.edu
2:15 p.m.
On-Line Delivery of Differential Equations: (How) Does It Work?
Bernd S. W. Schroeder* , Louisiana Tech University
(1056-BD-248)
2:45 p.m.
Electronic Study Guide -- Maplets for Calculus.
Philip B Yasskin* , Texas A&M University
Douglas B Meade , University of South Carolina
(1056-BD-1115)
3:15 p.m.
Successful on-line Math course: myth or reality?
Larissa Williamson* , University of Florida
(1056-BD-270)
3:45 p.m.
Online Delivery and the Use of Technology in the Classroom.
Michael Speed* , Texas A&M University College Station
Simon Sheather , Texas A&M University College Station
(1056-BD-96)
4:15 p.m.
Computational Discrete Mathematics: Computation versus Bourbaki.
Klaus Sutner* , Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University
(1056-BD-1252)
4:45 p.m.
WeBWorK: Open source on-line homework system for mathematics.
Michael E. Gage* , University of Rochester
(1056-BD-584)
5:15 p.m.
Evidence Based Course Design -- The Open Learning Initiative at Carnegie Mellon.
Candace M Thille* , Carnegie Mellon University
(1056-BD-1824)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Minicourse #11: Part A
The mathematics of Islam and its use in the teaching of mathematics.
Pacific I, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Victor J. Katz , University of the District of Columbia
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Minicourse #12: Part A
Learning discrete mathematics via historical projects.
Pacific J, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Jerry M. Lodder , New Mexico State University
Guram Bezhanishvili , New Mexico State University
David Pengelley , New Mexico State University
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Minicourse #6: Part A
Developing departmental self-studies.
Pacific H, Marriott San Francisco
Organizers:
Donna L. Beers , Simmons College
Nancy Baxter Hastings , Dickinson College
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS Session on Group Theory, II
Room 3020, 3rd Floor, Moscone
2:15 p.m.
Complete Groups: The Automorphism Tower and Some Characterizations.
Elizabeth Wilcox* , Binghamton University
(1056-20-733)
2:30 p.m.
Representations of the Iwahori-Hecke algebra of the symmetric group.
Charles E Buehrle* , Lehigh University
(1056-20-1061)
2:45 p.m.
On the nonabelian tensor product of finite groups of relatively prime order.
Luise-Charlotte Kappe , Binghamton University
Viji Thomas* , Binghamton University
(1056-20-1265)
3:00 p.m.
On $\mathcal{Z}$-Structures of Groups.
Carrie Jean Tirel* , University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
(1056-20-1376)
3:15 p.m.
Some Coxeter groups of CAT(0) dimension three.
Cody L Patterson* , University of Texas at Austin
(1056-20-1381)
3:30 p.m.
Break.
3:45 p.m.
Central Extensions of Divisible Groups.
Jason Elliot* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(1056-20-1461)
4:00 p.m.
Stable Commutator Length in Braid Groups.
Joel Louwsma* , California Institute of Technology
(1056-20-1483)
4:15 p.m.
Enumerating Nilpotent Loops.
Daniel A Daly* , Southeast Missouri State University
Petr Vojtechovsky , University of Denver
(1056-20-1598)
4:30 p.m.
The free metabelian product of a free nilpotent group with a free abelian group.
Margaret H. Dean* , Borough of Manhattan Community College of CUNY
(1056-20-1655)
4:45 p.m.
Localization and extraction of roots in nilpotent $R$-powered groups.
Marcos Zyman* , Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
Stephen Majewicz , Kingsborough Community College, CUNY
(1056-20-1659)
5:00 p.m.
Break.
5:15 p.m.
An introduction to the Bieri-Neumann-Strebel Invariant for finitely generated groups.
Keith Michael Jones* , Binghamton University (SUNY)
(1056-20-1740)
5:30 p.m.
On Some Conjectures Concerning Groups With Perfect Order Subsets.
Lenny Jones , Shippensburg University
Kelly Toppin* , Shippensburg University
(1056-20-1782)
5:45 p.m.
Computing the Projective Indecomposable Modules of large Finite Groups.
Selin Kalaycioglu* , Kenyon College
(1056-20-2114)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS Session on Probability and Statistics, II
Room 3010, 3rd Floor, Moscone
2:15 p.m.
The Density Function of the First Occurrence of a Binary Pattern.
Michael J.J. Barry* , Allegheny College
(1056-60-785)
2:30 p.m.
Central Limit Theorems for Hilbert-space Valued Random Fields Satisfying a Strong Mixing Condition.
Cristina Tone* , Indiana University
(1056-60-981)
2:45 p.m.
A method for finding exact site percolation critical thresholds for a class of lattices.
Matthew R.A. Sedlock* , Johns Hopkins University
John C. Wierman , Johns Hopkins University
(1056-60-1080)
3:00 p.m.
On Dynamic Scheduling of a Parallel Server System with Certain Graph Structure.
Vladimir Pesic* , UCSD
Ruth Williams , UCSD
(1056-60-1367)
3:15 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of the finite-size magnetization as a function of the speed of approach to criticality.
Richard S Ellis , University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Jonathan Machta , University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Peter T Otto* , Willamette University
(1056-60-1379)
3:30 p.m.
Break
3:45 p.m.
Two related integrals over spaces of continuous functions, revisited.
Ian Pierce* , University of Nebraska - Lincoln
(1056-60-1744)
4:00 p.m.
Phases in the Mixing of Gases via the Ehrenfest Urn Model.
Srinivasan Balaji* , George Washington University
Hosam M Mahmoud , George Washington University
(1056-60-1920)
4:15 p.m.
Further results on statistical significance of ranking paradoxes.
Anna E. Bargagliotti , University of Memphis
Raymond N. Greenwell* , Hofstra University
(1056-62-59)
4:30 p.m.
Statistical Inference for Computer Models with Multidimensional Output.
Dorin Drignei* , Oakland University
(1056-62-329)
4:45 p.m.
The Use of Skew-Normal Distribution for Dose-Response Modeling in Toxicological Experiments.
Mehdi Razzaghi* , Bloomsburg University
(1056-62-521)
5:00 p.m.
Break
5:15 p.m.
Graph ranking on gene network.
Cuilan Gao* , University of Mississippi
Xin Dang , University of Mississippi
Yixin Chen , University of Mississippi
Dawn Wilkins , University of Mississippi
(1056-62-711)
5:30 p.m.
Estimation of the Convolution of Distributions Under Different Censoring Models of Survival Data.
Ke Wu* , California State University, Fresno
(1056-62-738)
5:45 p.m.
Improving an existing estimator of the unknown input function.
Eun-Joo Lee* , Millikin University
Frits Ruymgaart , Texas Tech University
(1056-62-931)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS Session on Geometry and Topology, II
Room 3012, 3rd Floor, Moscone
2:15 p.m.
Another look at Euler's parallel oblique-angled diameters.
Thomas J Osler* , Rowan University
(1056-51-863)
2:30 p.m.
Translation planes admitting a linear Abelian group of order $(q+1)^2$.
Oscar E Vega* , California State University, Fresno.
Esteban M Diaz , University of Connecticut
(1056-51-1119)
2:45 p.m.
A Characterization Of The Finite Affine Translation Planes Of Odd Order.
Ricardo Enrique Rojas* , Northern State University
(1056-51-1305)
3:00 p.m.
A proof of the Kauffman--Harary Conjecture.
Thomas W Mattman* , California State University, Chico
Pablo Solis , UC, Berkeley
(1056-57-358)
3:15 p.m.
Representations of arrangement groups.
Daniel C. Cohen , Louisiana State University
Michael J. Falk* , Northern Arizona University
Richard Randell , University of Iowa
(1056-57-556)
3:30 p.m.
Break
3:45 p.m.
Rigidity of Hyperbolic Orbifolds.
Philip C Huling* , Saint Louis University
(1056-57-615)
4:00 p.m.
alpha-Sloped Thin Position for 3-manifolds.
Marion Moore* , UC Davis
(1056-57-918)
4:15 p.m.
A dictionary for defining key concepts in plasma Physics in terms of Clebsch charts in contact geometry.
P. Robert Kotiuga* , Boston University, ECE Dept.
(1056-57-1313)
4:30 p.m.
New twisted dimer model for the twisted Alexander polynomial.
Moshe Cohen* , Louisiana State University
Oliver Dasbach , Louisiana State University
Heather M. Russell , Louisiana State University
(1056-57-1573)
4:45 p.m.
Fundamental Groups of Solenoid Complements.
Mark H. Meilstrup* , Brigham Young University
Gregory Conner , Brigham Young University
Dusan Repovs , University of Ljubljana
(1056-57-1652)
5:00 p.m.
Break
5:15 p.m.
The Structure of Combinatorial Geodesics in $CAT(0$) Simplicial $3$-Complexes.
Rena MH Levitt* , Pomona College
(1056-57-1875)
5:30 p.m.
Shifts on compact metric o-dimensional spaces.
Rajagopalan Minakshisundaram* , Tennessee State University
(1056-54-1264)
5:45 p.m.
Generalizations to Coarse Geometry.
Jared R. Bunn* , University of Tennessee
(1056-51-275)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-5:40 p.m. AMS Session on Discrete Mathematics, II
Room 3018, 3rd Floor, Moscone
2:15 p.m.
The Strength of the Grätzer-Schmidt Theorem.
Paul Steven Brodhead* , Virginia State University
Bjørn Kjos-Hanssen , University of Hawaii at Manoa
(1056-06-768)
2:30 p.m.
Results on the Order Between Orbits in the Conjugacy Decomposition of a Canonical Monoid.
Ryan K Therkelsen* , North Carolina State University
(1056-06-1000)
2:45 p.m.
A gap theorem for the poset of sequential degrees.
Benjamin Wells* , University of San Francisco
(1056-06-1283)
3:00 p.m.
The Toothpick Sequence and Other Sequences from Cellular Automata.
Neil J.A. Sloane* , AT&T Shannon Labs
(1056-05-230)
3:15 p.m.
Symmetry and Log-Concavity Results for the Fibmaj Statistic.
Kendra Killpatrick* , Pepperdine University
(1056-05-428)
3:30 p.m.
Break
3:45 p.m.
Lower Bounds for Balanced Simplicial Complexes.
Steven Klee* , University of Washington
(1056-05-467)
4:00 p.m.
Packing Degree Sequences.
Tyler Seacrest* , University of Nebraska -- Lincoln
(1056-05-506)
4:15 p.m.
Thin Lehman Matrices and Their Graphs.
Jonathan Wang* , Harvard University
(1056-05-533)
4:30 p.m.
Break
4:45 p.m.
Extremal 2-supereulerian graphs.
Hong-Jian Lai , West Virginia University
Huiya Yan* , University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
(1056-05-536)
5:00 p.m.
The optimal $t$-rubbling number of the complete $m$-ary tree.
Lisa Danz* , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1056-05-586)
5:15 p.m.
Simultaneous and non-simultaneous Bulgarian Exchange.
Suzanne I Doree* , Augsburg College, Minneapolis
(1056-05-651)
5:30 p.m.
Supereulerian Graphs and Hamiltonian Line Graphs.
Yanting Liang* , West Virginia University
(1056-05-731)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-5:55 p.m. MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, II
Room 3000, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Eric S. Marland , Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin , Northern Kentucky University
2:15 p.m.
Huppert's Conjecture and $\text{PSp}_4(q)$.
Thomas Philip Wakefield* , Youngstown State University
(1056-Z1-336)
2:30 p.m.
Lobb's Generalization of Catalan's Parenthesization Problem and Forder's Catalan Triangle.
Thomas Koshy* , Framingham State College
(1056-Z1-974)
2:45 p.m.
Why is $PSL(2,7)\cong GL(3,2)$?
Ezra Brown* , Virginia Tech
Nicholas A. Loehr , Virginia Tech
(1056-Z1-379)
3:00 p.m.
The Harmonic Series and Biconvergence: One step forward, two steps back.
Christopher M Davis , George Mason University
David G Taylor* , Roanoke College
(1056-Z1-387)
3:15 p.m.
Polynomial Root Motion.
Christopher S Frayer* , University of Wisconsin-Platteville
(1056-Z1-636)
3:30 p.m.
Mathematics in Signal Processing.
Mohamed Allali* , Chapman University
(1056-Z1-646)
3:45 p.m.
A Two-Course Sequence on Mathematical Programming for Undergraduates.
Paul E. Fishback* , Grand Valley State University
(1056-Z1-604)
4:00 p.m.
Bridging Policy and Practice Through Ethnomathematics in the Pacific.
Linda Furuto* , University of Hawai'i
(1056-Z1-39)
4:15 p.m.
Just-in-Time Calculus.
Katherine S. Kelm* , California State University, Fresno
(1056-Z1-1805)
4:30 p.m.
An Action Research Proposal: Does the Ability to Purchase a Week's Worth of Groceries for under One Dollar Influence the Chance that a Student will make an "Innumeracy Type" Statistical Error?
Larry Wayne Lewis* , Spalding University
(1056-Z1-1605)
4:45 p.m.
Using Proofs without Words to Explore Rules of Differentiation.
Tom McMillan , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Jim Fulmer* , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1056-Z1-1601)
5:00 p.m.
The Blip of the Blop: A Successful Mathematics Major Seminar.
Gerald M. Higdon* , Fitchburg State College
(1056-Z1-1311)
5:15 p.m.
Statistics-Based Calculus?
Patti Frazer Lock* , St. Lawrence University
(1056-Z1-1241)
5:30 p.m.
Mathematics across the Curriculum: A Twenty-year Retrospective.
Frank Anthony Cerreto* , The Richard Stockton College of NJ
(1056-Z1-1309)
5:45 p.m.
Visualizing and Utilizing the Symmetry Method for Differential Equations.
S. L. Yap* , California State University East Bay
(1056-Z1-1443)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-4:10 p.m. MAA Session on Developmental Mathematics Education: Helping Under-Prepared Students Transition to College-Level Mathematics, I
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Kimberly J. Presser , Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
J. Winston Crawley , Shippensburg University
2:15 p.m.
College Mathematical Readiness of the Senior High School Students of the Public Schools in District I of Davao City, Philippines.
Melanie Joyno Orig* , University of Mindanao, Davao City, Philippines
(1056-D1-223)
2:35 p.m.
Developmental Mathematics and Assessment: Where have we come from? Where are we now? Where are we going?
Kimberly J Presser* , Shippensburg University
(1056-D1-809)
2:55 p.m.
"Rock Math" a Successful Implementation of a Curriculum Designed to Help Under-prepared Students make the Transition to College Mathematics.
Robert E Burks* , United States Military Academy
Eric W. Drake , United States Military Academy
(1056-D1-233)
3:15 p.m.
Online Interdisciplinary Mathematics: Project MESH.
Suzanne Galayda* , New Mexico State University
Kathleen Berver , New Mexico State University
(1056-D1-1413)
3:35 p.m.
Beginning Behind: The Effect of Background Knowledge and Mathematical Self Image on University Precalculus Students' Success.
Christine L. Ebert , University of Delaware
Donna A. Mark* , University of Delaware
Rachael M. Todd , University of Delaware
(1056-D1-881)
3:55 p.m.
Understanding and addressing the social/emotional needs of learners with histories of difficulty in mathematics.
Michael H Davis* , UC Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science
(1056-D1-794)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-5:50 p.m. MAA Session on Experiences that Enrich the Education of Mathematics Majors, I
Room 2020, 2nd 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
2:15 p.m.
REU and REV program at the new institute, NIMBioS.
Suzanne Lenhart* , University of Tennessee
Sarah Duncan , National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
(1056-E5-263)
2:35 p.m.
Enhancing teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics majors through transformative research and training in biological and bio-inspired systems.
Kris Kappmeyer , H-B Woodlawn, Arlington Public Schools, VA
Sarah Minerva Venuti , George Mason University, VA
Courtney Marie Chancellor , Southern Methodist University, TX
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer* , George Mason University, VA
(1056-E5-246)
2:55 p.m.
Collaborative Synthetic Biology Research for Undergraduates.
Jeffrey L Poet* , Missouri Western State University
Laurie J Heyer , Davidson College
(1056-E5-1164)
3:15 p.m.
Enriching the Major through a Comprehensive Scholarship Program.
Deborah Lawrence* , The Sage Colleges
Tina Alves Mancuso , The Sage Colleges
(1056-E5-1603)
3:35 p.m.
Integrating Civic Engagement in an Integral Calculus Course.
Barbara P. Gonzalez-Arevalo* , Roosevelt University
Melanie Pivarski , Roosevelt University
(1056-E5-480)
3:55 p.m.
Undergraduate Research as Resource.
Michael E McDaniel* , Aquinas College
(1056-E5-266)
4:15 p.m.
From Inquiry to Research - Fostering Research with Undergraduates.
David A. Brown* , Ithaca College
(1056-E5-211)
4:35 p.m.
An undergraduate original research experience: Mathematical modeling with graph theory.
Faun C. C. Doherty* , Washington and Jefferson College
(1056-E5-97)
4:55 p.m.
"Introduction to Being a Math Major" seminar.
Michael Dorff* , Brigham Young University
(1056-E5-1200)
5:15 p.m.
Bio-Math Connection in Undergraduate Mathematics.
Urmi Ghosh-Dastidar* , New York City College of Technology, CUNY
(1056-E5-2016)
5:35 p.m.
Expanding Opportunities in Mathematics across the Curriculum.
Joyati Debnath* , Winona State University, Winona, MN
(1056-E5-763)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-6:10 p.m. MAA Session on Preparing K--12 Teachers to Teach Algebra, I
Room 2009, 2nd 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
2:15 p.m.
Developing a Comprehensive and Balanced Perspective on School Algebra Among Practicing Secondary School Mathematics Teachers.
Xuhui Li* , California State University - Long Beach
(1056-N1-2062)
2:35 p.m.
Helping teachers develop algebraic reasoning skills through investigation of algebraic proofs and mathematical discourse experiences.
Tina Louise Johnston* , Oregon State University
Henry Gillow-Wiles , Oregon State University
Margaret L. Niess , Oregon State University
(1056-N1-2058)
2:55 p.m.
Extending from Multiplication of Two-Digit Numbers to Multiplication of Binomials and Beyond: Understanding the Learning Trajectory.
Trisha A. Bergthold* , San Jose State University
(1056-N1-2057)
3:15 p.m.
Guiding Teachers to See Opportunities for Algebraic Reasoning in the Curriculum.
Dale R Oliver* , Humboldt State University
(1056-N1-1927)
3:35 p.m.
Connecting Mathematics and Pedagogy in Courses for Future Algebra Teachers.
Rebecca H McGraw* , University of Arizona
William McCallum , University of Arizona
(1056-N1-1804)
3:55 p.m.
The Concept of Variable and the Logic of Solving Equations and Inequalities.
Susanna Epp* , DePaul University
(1056-N1-1800)
4:15 p.m.
Measuring the World: Preparing Elementary Teachers to Prepare Students for Algebra.
Susan L. Addington* , California State University, San Bernardino
(1056-N1-1786)
4:35 p.m.
A course in Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching for pre-service secondary teachers.
Diana White* , University of Colorado Denver
(1056-N1-1699)
4:55 p.m.
An Innovative Course in Elementary Number Theory for Preservice Teachers.
Agnes M Rash* , Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA
(1056-N1-1643)
5:15 p.m.
On Line Number and Algebra for In-Service Middle School Math Teachers.
Michael Mays* , West Virginia University
David Miller , West Virginia University
(1056-N1-1477)
5:35 p.m.
Dihedral Groups for Preservice Elementary Teachers.
Leah Bridgers* , SUNY Oneonta
(1056-N1-1475)
5:55 p.m.
Place Value -- the Link Between Arithmetic and Success in Algebra.
Murray H Siegel* , Arizona State University, Polytechnic
(1056-N1-265)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-5:10 p.m. MAA Session on The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics, II
Room 2011, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Edwin P. Herman , University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point eherman@uwsp.edu
Nathan M. Wodarz , University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
2:15 p.m.
Retention Benefits of Refocused College Algebra.
Bernadette F. Turner* , Lincoln University Jefferson City, MO
Donna Stallings , Lincoln University Jefferson City, MO
(1056-Q1-1748)
2:35 p.m.
Teaching Reform in College Algebra.
Jinfeng Wei* , Maryville University of St. Louis
Guangwei Fan , Maryville University of St. Louis
Min Deng , Maryville University of St. Louis
(1056-Q1-1177)
2:55 p.m.
Beliefs of Liberal Arts Mathematics Students Regarding the Nature of Mathematics.
Stephen D. Szydlik* , University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
(1056-Q1-1549)
3:15 p.m.
Mathematics Teachers' Circles.
Harold B Reiter* , University of North Carolina Charlotte
Anthony Fernandes , University of North Carolina Charlotte
(1056-Q1-1267)
3:35 p.m.
Helping Pre-Service Teachers Address their Tendency of Overgeneralizing Proportionality: Using Non-proportional Situations and Focusing on Quantities and Relationships.
Kien H. Lim* , University of Texas at El Paso
(1056-Q1-243)
3:55 p.m.
How Prospective Mathematics Teachers Define Mathematical Definitions.
Nermin Tosmur - Bayazit* , Georgia State University
(1056-Q1-1803)
4:15 p.m.
What Do Students Hear in Statistics Classes: Empirical Results from a Study of Lexical Ambiguity.
Diane Fisher* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jennifer Kaplan , Michigan State University
Neal Rogness , Grand Valley State University
(1056-Q1-1060)
4:35 p.m.
Do discussion boards improve statistical reasoning skills?
Edwin Prine Herman* , University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
(1056-Q1-1732)
4:55 p.m.
Strategies that worked for me in Teaching and Learning Undergraduate Mathematics.
Joyati Debnath* , Winona State University, Winona, MN
(1056-Q1-2007)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-6:30 p.m. MAA Session on The MAA SUMMA Program Turns 20---A Retrospective
Room 3002, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: William A. Hawkins Jr , MAA and the University of the District of Columbia bhawkins@maa.org
Efraim Armendariz , University of Texas at Austin
Camille A. McKayle , University of the Virgin Islands
Robert E. Megginson , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2:15 p.m.
The San Antonio Prefreshman Engineering Program Turns 30 - A Retrospective.
Manuel P. Berriozábal* , University of Texas at San Antonio
(1056-G5-438)
2:35 p.m.
Minorities and the MAA, Initial Steps.
Lida K. Barrett* , Knoxville, TN
(1056-G5-282)
2:55 p.m.
Stengthening Underrepresented Minority Mathematics Achievement Intervention Programs.
Florence Fasanelli* , AAAS
(1056-G5-87)
3:15 p.m.
Starting and Running an REU for Minorities and Women.
Dennis Davenport* , National Science Foundation
Bonita Porter , Miami University
(1056-G5-2139)
3:35 p.m.
Successful Intervention Programs in Mathematics for Undergraduates Historically Underrepresented in the Mathematics-based Disciplines.
James A. Mendoza Epperson* , The University of Texas at Arlington
(1056-G5-1938)
3:55 p.m.
Some Challenges to Broadening Participation in Mathematics at the Undergraduate Level.
Sylvia T. Bozeman* , Spelman College
(1056-G5-1054)
4:15 p.m.
Speed Bumps and Potholes in the Road to Strengthening Underrepresented Minority Mathematics Achievement, Past, Present, and Future.
Robert E. Megginson* , University of Michigan
(1056-G5-1176)
4:35 p.m.
Exploration of a Mathematics Enrichment Summer Camp for Underrepresented High School Students.
Sandra L. Richardson* , Lamar University
David S. Torain , Hampton University
(1056-G5-1647)
4:55 p.m.
AIM Math Teachers' Circle Immersion Workshop.
Wade Ellis* , West Valley College
Tatiana Shubin , San Jose State University
(1056-G5-1653)
5:15 p.m.
The Director of SUMMA looks at SUMMA past, present, and future.
William A. Hawkins* , MAA/University of the District of Columbia
(1056-G5-1324)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m. MAA Session on Mathematical Texts: Famous, Infamous, and Influential, II
Room 2022, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Fernando Q. Gouvêa , Colby College fqgouvea@colby.edu
Amy Shell-Gellasch , Beloit College
2:15 p.m.
For the good-hearted reader: Joost Bürgi, the history of logarithms, and a work that should have been famous.
Kathleen M Clark* , Florida State University
(1056-H1-1401)
2:35 p.m.
Parallel Insight, Priority, and Pre-eminence: John Napier, Joost Bürgi, and Famous Works on Logarithms.
Clemency J Montelle* , University of Canterbury
(1056-H1-1018)
2:55 p.m.
Bougainville's Tratie du Calcul-Integral.
James J Tattersall* , Providence College
(1056-H1-495)
3:15 p.m.
Warren Colburn's "First Lessons in Arithmetic".
Andrew B. Perry* , Springfield College
(1056-H1-1095)
3:35 p.m.
"The Method of Rates:" The Books of Rice and Johnson.
George M. Rosenstein* , Franklin & Marshall College
(1056-H1-553)
3:55 p.m.
Osgood's Theory of Functions.
Lawrence A. D'Antonio* , Ramapo College of New Jersey
(1056-H1-234)
4:15 p.m.
The Historian and the Mathematician: The Reception of the Biography by Michael Sean Mahoney of Pierre de Fermat.
Thomas Drucker* , University of Wisconsin--Whitewater
(1056-H1-1842)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-6:30 p.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Frontiers in Geomathematics
Room 2002, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Willi Freeden , University of Kaiserslautern
M. Zuhair Nashed , University of Central Florida
Thomas H. Sonar , Technical University of Braunschweig
2:15 p.m.
Geomathematics - Role, Aims, and Potential.
Willi Freeden* , University of Kaiserslautern, Geomathematics Group
(1056-86-1128)
3:15 p.m.
Modeling the Geomagnetic Field by Locally Supported Wavelets.
Christian Gerhards* , TU Kaiserslautern
(1056-86-1134)
3:45 p.m.
Modeling of Geothermal Flow.
Isabel Ostermann* , TU Kaiserslautern
(1056-86-1135)
4:15 p.m.
Slepian Functions for Signal Estimation and Spectral Analysis.
Frederik J Simons* , Princeton University
(1056-86-1546)
4:45 p.m.
Spherical Harmonics, Splines and Wavelets --- What Comes Next?
Michel Volker* , Geomathematics Group Siegen
(1056-65-1132)
5:15 p.m.
Eulerian-Lagrangian methods for multiphase multicomponent transport.
Thomas F. Russell* , National Science Foundation
(1056-65-1849)
5:45 p.m.
Randomizing the time in the heat equation and blind deconvolution of galaxy images.
Alfred S. Carasso* , National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD
6:10 p.m.
Moment Problems in Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Spaces.
M. Zuhair Nashed* , University of Central Forida
(1056-65-2123)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA-Young Mathematicians' Network Poster Session
Room 3001, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Kim Roth , Juniata College
Michael C. Axtell , University of St. Thomas
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-3:25 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
Cultivating mathematical interest and talent of precollege students: Outreach through summer math camps and academies.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Michelle L. Ghrist , U.S. Air Force Academy
Panelists:
David Boliver , University of Central Oklahoma
Peter Kuchment , Texas A&M University
Lisa Rezac , University of St. Thomas
Hortensia Soto-Johnson , University of Northern Colorado
Max L. Warshauer , Texas State University
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:15 p.m.-3:40 p.m. AWM Panel Discussion
Dual careers or dueling careers? Jobs and the two-body problem.
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Moderators:
Georgia Benkart , University of Wisconsin-Madison
Panelists:
Christine Min Wotipka , Stanford University
Ellen Spertus , Mills College and Google
David C. Manderscheid , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Maia Averett , Mills College
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:30 p.m.-4:25 p.m. MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, III
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Eric S. Marland , Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin , Northern Kentucky University
2:30 p.m.
Proving in the Right Circles.
Linda McGuire* , Muhlenberg College
(1056-Z1-315)
2:45 p.m.
Algebra in the K-5 Mathematics Curriculum: Keeping the Promise of Algebra for Every Age.
Judith Lynn Gieger* , Oglethorpe University
(1056-Z1-1538)
3:00 p.m.
Uncovering Buffon's Essai d'Arithmetique Morale.
Dominic W Klyve* , Carthage College
Anna Lauren , Abbot Laboratories
(1056-Z1-1613)
3:15 p.m.
Break.
3:30 p.m.
Comparison of Inquiry-Based Class Sessions and Lecture in the Context of Computer Assisted Algebra Instruction.
John C. Mayer* , University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1056-Z1-1739)
3:45 p.m.
Open, online, homework help forums: Fostering a culture in which communication reflects a conceptual orientation toward the attainment of quantitative reasoning and literacy skills.
Carla Currin van de Sande* , Arizona State University
Frank S. Marfai , Arizona State University
(1056-Z1-1362)
4:00 p.m.
Teaching For Transfer And High Cognitive Demand Through The Use Of Discourse In Algebra.
Kimberly M Vincent* , Washington State University
(1056-Z1-1892)
4:15 p.m.
Closing the Gap: How Can Mathematics Instructors Empower Students for Academic Success in Future Mathematics Courses - Insights From the Developmental Psychology of Personal Mathematical Comprehension
Clyde L. Greeno* , MALEI Mathematics Institute
(1056-Z1-2012)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. MAA Section Officers
Room 3014, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 3:20 p.m.-4:10 p.m. MAA Invited Address
The factorial function, integer-valued polynomials, and $p$-adic calculus.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Manjul Bhargava* , Princeton University
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 3:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m. AWM Business Meeting
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 3:50 p.m.-5:10 p.m. MAA Committee on Graduate Students-Young Mathematicians' Network Panel Discussion
How to interview for a job in the mathematical sciences.
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
David C. Manderscheid , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Panelists:
Allen Butler , Daniel H. Wagner Associates, Inc.
James Freeman , Cornell College
David C. Manderscheid ,
Sharon Mosgrove , Concordia University
Sarah Ann Stewart , Belmont University
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Ben Fusaro Group
Foothills D, Marriott San Francisco
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Reception for Undergraduate Students
South Lobby, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 4:30 p.m.-5:40 p.m. MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, IV
Room 2024, 2nd Floor, Moscone Organizers: Eric S. Marland , Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu
Daniel J. Curtin , Northern Kentucky University
4:30 p.m.
Using Clickers in a Refocused College Algebra Course -- Part II.
Kathryn T Ernie* , University of Wisconsin - River Falls
Maren Gebhard , University of Wisconsin - River Falls
(1056-Z1-1990)
4:45 p.m.
Click and Tell.
Benjamin J Galluzzo* , Shippensburg University
(1056-Z1-915)
5:00 p.m.
Promoting Clickers in Mathematics Courses at Virginia Military Institute.
Aprillya Lanz* , Virginia Military Institute
Vonda K Walsh , Virginia Military Institute
Daniel Joseph , Virginia Military Institute
(1056-Z1-1893)
5:15 p.m.
Overcoming Pre-Calculus Misconceptions in Calculus Using Clickers.
Daniel Joseph* , Virginia Military Institute
Aprillya Lanz , Virginia Military Institute
Vonda Walsh , Virginia Military Institute
(1056-Z1-540)
5:30 p.m.
Improving Mathematical Practices to Prepare K-12 Teachers on Algebraic Connections and Technology.
Seshaiyer Padmanabhan* , George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Suh Jennifer , George Mason University, VA
(1056-Z1-1286)
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. AMS-MAA Special Presentation
Room 2007, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Business Meeting, Reception, and Guest Lecture
Room 3006, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Business Meeting
Room 3004, 3rd Floor, Moscone
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Reception for Graduate Students and First-Time Participants
Atrium, Marriott San Francisco
Wednesday January 13, 2010, 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Quantum channels and their capacities.
Main Lecture Room, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Peter W. Shor* , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1056-81-12)
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