Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Day
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Joint Mathematics Meetings
New Orleans, LA, January 69, 2011 (Thursday  Sunday)
Meeting #1067
Associate secretaries: Steven H Weintraub , AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Gerard A Venema , MAA venema@calvin.edu
Friday January 7, 2011
Friday January 7, 2011, 7:20 a.m.11:55 a.m. MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra
Rhythms I, 2nd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: David M. Strong , Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu
Gilbert Strang , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
David C. Lay , University of Maryland
7:20 a.m.
Rotations via Quaternions and Interpolation.
Paul Raymond Bouthellier* , University of PittsburghTitusville
(1067L1328)
7:40 a.m.
Raybased Tomography: An application for linear algebra.
Murphy Waggoner* , Simpson College
(1067L11459)
8:00 a.m.
Visualizing Discrete Dynamical Systems.
Thomas W Polaski* , Winthrop University
(1067L11523)
8:20 a.m.
A geometric view of orthogonal diagonalization of symmetric matrices.
Robert L. Sachs* , George Mason University
(1067L11615)
8:40 a.m.
A nickel and dime example for motivating a variety of linear algebra concepts.
David Strong* , Pepperdine University
(1067L1413)
9:00 a.m.
I am the Alpha, I am the Omega.
Aldo R Maldonado* , Park University
(1067L1868)
9:20 a.m.
What Educational Portal of International Linear Algebra Society(ILAS) can do?
Kim KyungWon* , Sungkyunkwan University
Lee SangGu , Sungkyunkwan University
(1067L1971)
9:40 a.m.
Mobile SageMath for Linear Algebra and its Application.
Lee SageGu* , Sungkyunkwan University
Kim KyungWon , Sungkyunkwan University
(1067L1972)
10:00 a.m.
An Evaluation of Students' Experiences in a Technologybased Linear Algebra Course.
Karsten K. Schmidt* , Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences, Germany
(1067L1459)
10:20 a.m.
Eigenvalues first? Teaching linear algebra with computation, then application, then theory.
Jason Grout* , Drake University
(1067L11877)
10:40 a.m.
Interviews to Assess Vocabulary and Understanding.
Steven M Hetzler* , Salisbury University
(1067L12094)
11:00 a.m.
Detailing an Innovative, StudentCentered Instructional Sequence that Builds from Students' Intuitive Understandings of Vector to Formal Definitions of Span and Linear Dependence.
Megan J Wawro* , San Diego State University & University of California, San Diego
Michelle Zandieh , Arizona State University
(1067L11430)
11:20 a.m.
Inverting the Linear Algebra Classroom.
Robert Talbert* , Franklin College
(1067L12079)
11:40 a.m.
The Second Undergraduate Level Course in Linear Algebra.
Steven J Leon* , University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
(1067L11379)
Friday January 7, 2011, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m. Joint Meetings Registration
Across from La Galerie 4, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m. AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, III
Orleans, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott Organizers: Darren A. Narayan , Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Bernard Brooks , Rochester Institute of Technology
Jobby Jacob , Rochester Institute of Technology
Jacqueline A. Jensen , Sam Houston State University
Carl V. Lutzer , Rochester Institute of Technology
8:00 a.m.
A Generalization of Continued Fractions.
Maxwell Anselm* , Lehigh University
Steven H Weintraub , Lehigh University
(10671133)
8:30 a.m.
The Splitting Fields of Generalized Rikuna Polynomials.
Zev Chonoles* , Brown University
John Cullinan , Bard College
Hannah Hausman , Williams College
Allison Pacelli , Williams College
Sean Pegado , Williams College
Fan Wei* , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1067121117)
9:00 a.m.
Minimum Number of Holes in Unavoidable Sets of Partial Words.
F. BlanchetSadri , University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Laure Flapan* , Yale University
Stephen Watkins , Vanderbilt University
(106705904)
9:30 a.m.
Minimum hole sparsity for partial word avoidability.
F. BlanchetSadri , University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Kevin Black , Harvey Mudd College
Andrew Zemke* , Rochester Institute of Technology
(1067051178)
10:00 a.m.
Generating Artificial Social Networks.
Kate Burgers* , Harvey Mudd College
Julianne Upton , Linfield College
(106791310)
10:30 a.m.
Bifurcation structure of external cavity mode and compound laser mode solutions.
Christina Battista* , Rochester Institute of Technology
Jeannette Benham , Bard College
(106737313)
11:00 a.m.
The Computation of $R(K_{5}P_{3},K_{5})=25$*.
Jesse Calvert* , Washington University in St. Louis
Michael Schuster , North Carolina State University
(106705312)
11:30 a.m.
Rank numbers for generalized ladders, some trees and unicyclic graphs.
Peter Richter* , University of Rochester
Emily Sergel , Rutgers University
Anh Tran , Rochester Institute of Technology
(106705311)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m. AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I
Napoleon C1, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: William H. Barker , Bowdoin College
William G. McCallum , University of Arizona
Bonnie S. Saunders , University of Illinois at Chicago saunders@math.uic.edu
8:00 a.m.
The Mathematical Education of Teachers.
W. James Lewis* , University of NebraskaLincoln
(1067971749)
8:30 a.m.
Teaching Mathematics to Future Teachers: The Value of CoTeaching Courses with Mathematics Educators.
Catherine Beneteau* , University of South Florida
Saad ElZanati , Illinois State University
(1067971605)
9:00 a.m.
Teaching Mathematics to Future Teachers: Connecting Mathematics to Aspects of Teaching in University Courses.
Rebecca H McGraw* , University of Arizona
Chantel Blackburn , University of Arizona
(1067971592)
9:30 a.m.
Breadth, Depth, Disputes, Drama, and Campus Pranks: The Possibilities and Pleasures of Coteaching Logic.
James M Henle* , Smith College
(10670388)
10:00 a.m.
A course emphasizing mathematical logic and reasoning that is appropriate for general education and elementary education majors.
Warren W. Esty* , Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717
(106797916)
10:30 a.m.
Seemingly Abstruse Logical Principles Have Practical Importance.
Susanna S Epp* , DePaul University
(1067972162)
11:00 a.m.
Applied Logic Courses in the Mathematics Curriculum.
Lawrence S. Moss* , Indiana University, Bloomington
(106797725)
11:30 a.m.
Technology in Logic Education: Courseware, Automated Assessment and Data Mining.
Dave BarkerPlummer* , CSLI/Stanford University
(1067971571)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m. AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Maurepas, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott Organizers: Sloan E. Despeaux , Western Carolina University despeaux@wcu.edu
Craig G. Fraser , University of Toronto
Deborah Kent , Hillsdale College
8:00 a.m.
This part of this session is also cosponsored by The International Commission for the History of Mathematics (ICHM).
8:00 a.m.
The Quadrature of the Circle: 17th century impossibility arguments.
Jesper Lutzen* , University of Copenhagen
(1067011079)
8:30 a.m.
The quarrel on the invention of the calculus in Jean E . Montucla and Joseph J. L. de Lalande, Histoire des Mathématiques (1758/17991802).
Niccolò Guicciardini* , UniversitÃ di Bergamo, Italy
(1067011017)
9:00 a.m.
"Splendidly isolated"? Some reflections on the transnationality of 19thcentury British mathematics.
Adrian Rice* , RandolphMacon College
(106701521)
9:30 a.m.
Salvatore Pincherle and the 1918 Grand Prix des sciences mathématiques: The Third Man.
Daniel S. Alexander* , Drake University
(1067012027)
10:00 a.m.
Shades of modernism in understandings of applied mathematics: von Neumann's economic system of equations and Rashevsky's model of cellular multiplication.
Tinne Hoff Kjeldsen* , IMFUFA, NSM, Roskilde University
(1067011160)
10:30 a.m.
The lure of the fundamental probability set of equally likely events.
Byron E. Wall* , York University
(1067011110)
11:00 a.m.
Mobilizing Mathematics: The American Mathematical Society and World War II.
Karen V. H. Parshall* , University of Virginia
(1067011225)
11:30 a.m.
George Birkhoff"the Poincaré of America".
June E. BarrowGreen* , The Open University
(1067011018)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m. AMSSIAM Special Session on Mathematics of Computation: Algebra and Number Theory, I
Napoleon D2, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Gregor Kemper , Technische Universität München
Michael J. Mossinghoff , Davidson College
Igor E. Shparlinski , Macquarie University igor.shparlinski@mq.edu.au
8:00 a.m.
The sumproduct algorithm for binary codes having check nodes of degree two.
Michael E. O'Sullivan* , San Diego State University
John Brevik , Long Beach State Univ.
(1067941716)
8:30 a.m.
Complexity of the Graph Isomorphism Problem.
Derksen Harm* , University of Michigan
(1067052154)
9:00 a.m.
Combining Group Theory and Number Theory Computations.
Nigel Boston* , University of Wisconsin  Madison
(106711374)
9:30 a.m.
Class Group and Regulator Computation in Quadratic Fields.
Michael J Jacobson, Jr.* , University of Calgary
(1067111191)
10:00 a.m.
Genus 1 point counting in quadratic space and essentially quartic time.
Andrew V Sutherland* , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(106711436)
10:30 a.m.
Finding the rational points on a certain genus 12 curve.
Ralph Greenberg , University of Washington
Karl Rubin , University of California, Irvine
Alice Silverberg* , University of California, Irvine
(106711708)
11:00 a.m.
Efficient Divisor Reduction on Hyperelliptic Curves.
Renate Scheidler* , Unversity of Calgary, Canada
Roberto Avanzi , RuhrUniversitaet Bochum, Germany
Michael J Jacobson, Jr. , University of Calgary, Canada
Andreas Stein , Universitaet Oldenburg, Germany
(106711330)
11:30 a.m.
Finding small sets whose subset sums include a given set.
David Petrie Moulton* , IDACenter for Communications Research
(1067111014)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m. AMSASL Special Session on Logic and Analysis, I
Napoleon C2, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Jeremy Avigad , Carnegie Mellon University avigad@cmu.edu
Ulrich W. Kohlenbach , Technische Universität Darmstadt
Henry Towsner , University of California Los Angeles
8:00 a.m.
Inverting the Furstenberg correspondence.
Jeremy Avigad* , Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University
(1067371533)
8:30 a.m.
Beyond the Correspondence Principle.
Henry P Towsner* , University of California at Los Angeles
(106703750)
9:00 a.m.
Algorithmic randomness and ergodic theorems.
Mathieu Hoyrup* , LORIA, INRIA Nancy  France
(106768808)
9:30 a.m.
Invariant measures on countable models.
Nathanael L. Ackerman , University of California, Berkeley
Cameron E. Freer* , University of Hawaii at Manoa
Rehana R. Patel , Harvard University
(106703794)
10:00 a.m.
A constructive law of large numbers with applications.
Peter Gacs* , Boston University
(1067602076)
10:30 a.m.
Computability and Complexity of Computable Cauchy Problems.
Ning Zhong* , University of Cincinnati
(106703741)
11:00 a.m.
Recursive analysis of singular ordinary differential equations.
Peter Buser* , Ecole Polytechnique F{é}d{é}rale de Lausanne
Bruno Scarpellini , University of Basel
(1067032034)
11:30 a.m.
Exploratory Experimentation and Computation.
David H Bailey , Lawrence Berkley National Labs
Jonathan M Borwein* , University of Newcastle, NSW Australia
(106733223)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Birational Geometry and Moduli Spaces (Mathematics Research Communities session), I
Napoleon B1, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Kevin Tucker , University of Utah kevtuck@math.utah.edu
Dawei Chen , University of Illinois at Chicago
Amanda Knecht , University of Michigan
David Swinarski , University of Georgia
8:00 a.m.
The quantum equivariant cohomology of flag varieties.
Linda Chen* , Swarthmore College
(1067141103)
8:30 a.m.
Polynomial Families of Tautological Classes on $\mathcal{M}^{rt}_{g,n}$.
Steffen S Marcus* , Brown University
Renzo Cavalieri , Colorado State University
(1067141206)
9:00 a.m.
Picard groups of normal surfaces.
Scott R Nollet* , Texas Christian University
(106714572)
9:30 a.m.
Local Structure of the Compactified Jacobian.
Jesse Kass* , University of Michigan
Sebastian CasalainaMartin , University of Colorado at Boulder
Filippo Viviani , University of Roma Tre
(1067141276)
10:00 a.m.
Ulrich bundles on del Pezzo surfaces.
Yusuf Mustopa* , University of Michigan
(106714789)
10:30 a.m.
Interpolation on surfaces in $\mathbb{P}^3$.
Jack Huizenga* , Harvard University
(106714671)
11:00 a.m.
The cone conjecture for CalabiYau pairs.
Artie PrendergastSmith* , Leibniz Universität Hannover
(1067141227)
11:30 a.m.
DB pairs and vanishing theorems.
Sándor J Kovács* , University of Washington
(1067141075)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Wavelets, Tilings, and Iterated Function Systems, I
Napoleon C3, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Palle E. Jorgensen , University of Iowa
David R. Larson , Texas A&M University larson@math.tamu.edu
Gestur Olafsson , Louisiana State University
8:00 a.m.
Tensor products of generalized multiresolution analyses.
Judith A. Packer* , University of Colorado at Boulder
(1067421165)
8:30 a.m.
Balayage and the theory of generalized Fourier frames.
Enrico AuYeung , Norbert Wiener Center, UMD, College Park
John J. Benedetto* , Norbert Wiener Center, UMD, College Park
(106742263)
9:00 a.m.
Sampling in reproducing kernel Banach spaces on Lie groups.
Jens Gerlach Christensen* , University of Maryland, College Park
(106743556)
9:30 a.m.
Homogeneous Besov spaces on the stratified Lie groups as generalized coorbit spaces.
Azita Mayeli* , City College of Technology, City University of New York
(1067461794)
10:00 a.m.
Wavelets and Framelets in Sobolev Spaces.
Bin Han* , University of Alberta
(1067421309)
10:30 a.m.
Isometries on Bernoulli measures.
Palle Jorgensen , University of Iowa
Keri Kornelson* , University of Oklahoma
Karen L. Shuman , Grinnell College
(106742637)
11:00 a.m.
Finite sums of projections.
Victor Kaftal* , University of Cincinnati
Ping W Ng , University of Louisiana
Shuang Zhang , University of Cincinnati
(1067471624)
11:30 a.m.
Bessel Sequences of Exponentials on Fractal Measures.
Eric Weber* , Iowa State University
(1067421050)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Random Phenomena, I
Maurepas Room, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Ambar N. Sengupta , Louisiana State University sengupta@math.lsu.edu
P. Sundar , Louisiana State University
8:00 a.m.
Brownian Motions on Metric Graphs.
Vadim Kostrykin , University of Mainz
Jurgen K. Potthoff* , University of Mannheim
Robert Schrader , Institute of Theoretical Physics, Free University Berlin
(1067601441)
8:30 a.m.
SBM as the unique strong solution to an SPDE.
Jie Xiong* , University of Tennessee
(1067601301)
9:00 a.m.
Gaussian Calculus and Wick Products (Joint work with Paolo Da Pelo and Alberto Lanconelli from the University of Bari, Italy).
Aurel Iulian Stan* , The Ohio State University at Marion
(1067601460)
9:30 a.m.
Selfsimilarity and long range dependence: some recent developments for the multivariate setting.
Gustavo Didier* , Tulane University
Vladas Pipiras , UNCChapel Hill
(1067601620)
10:00 a.m.
A Support Theorem for a Gaussian Radon Transform in Infinite Dimensions.
Jeremy J Becnel* , Stephen F. Austin State University
Ambar N Sengupta , Louisiana State University
(106746478)
10:30 a.m.
Equivalence Relationship between Forward Backward SDEs and Backward SPDEs.
Jin Ma , University of Southern California
Hong Yin* , University of Southern California
Jianfeng Zhang , University of Southern California
(106760766)
11:00 a.m.
A Stochastic Lagrangian Particle Model and Nonlinear Filtering for Three Dimensional Euler Flow with Jumps.
Meng Xu* , University of Wyoming
Sritharan , Naval Postgraduate School
(106760624)
11:30 a.m.
Bridges of random walks in a random environment.
Jonathon Peterson* , Cornell University
Nina Gantert , Institut fur Mathematishe Statistik
(106760136)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m. AMS Special Session on Model Theory of Fields and Applications (Mathematics Research Communities session), I
Napoleon B2, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Benjamin A. Hutz , CUNY Graduate Center bhutz@gc.cuny.edu
Jana Marikova , Western Illinois University
Jerome Poineau , University of Strasbourg
Yimu Yin , University of Pittsburgh
8:00 a.m.
Unexpected imaginaries in valued fields with analytic structure.
Deirdre Haskell* , McMaster University
Ehud Hrushovski , Hebrew University
Dugald Macpherson , University of Leeds
(1067032427)
9:00 a.m.
Topology of Berkovich Spaces.
Jérôme Poineau* , University of Strasbourg
(106714987)
9:30 a.m.
On definability of types in dependent theories.
Vincent N Guingona* , University of Maryland, College Park
(106703947)
10:00 a.m.
The Set of Restricted Complex Exponents for Expansions of the Reals.
Michael A. Tychonievich* , The Ohio State University
(1067031628)
10:30 a.m.
Globalizing locally compact local groups.
Lou van den Dries , University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Isaac M Goldbring* , University of California, Los Angeles
(106722232)
11:00 a.m.
Discussion.
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra (Mathematics Research Communities session), I
Napoleon B3, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Christine Berkesch , Stockholm University cberkesc@math.su.se
Bhargav Bhatt , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Jason McCullough , University of California, Riverside
Javid Validashti , University of Kansas
8:00 a.m.
Applications of graded integral closures.
Craig Huneke* , University of Kansas
(1067131239)
8:30 a.m.
Coefficient theorems of BriançonSkoda type.
Ian M. Aberbach , University of Missouri
Aline Hosry* , University of Missouri
(106713491)
9:00 a.m.
Symbolic power of some classes of algebras.
Paolo Mantero , Purdue Univeristy
Yu Xie* , University of Notre Dame
(106713385)
9:30 a.m.
Local cohomology modules as $G$modules.
Emily E Witt* , University of Michigan
(106713390)
10:00 a.m.
The Second Hilbert Coefficient of a Parameter Ideal in an Unmixed Ring.
Lori A McDonnell* , University of NebraskaLincoln
(1067131071)
10:30 a.m.
Conditions for the existence of totally reflexive modules.
Kristen A Beck* , The University of Texas at Arlington
(106713408)
11:00 a.m.
Extending the Strong Lefschetz Property.
Melissa Lindsey* , Purdue University
(106713672)
11:30 a.m.
Inverse systems, GelfandTsetlin patterns and the weak Lefschetz property.
Brian Harbourne , University of Nebraska
Hal Schenck , University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexandra Seceleanu* , University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1067141472)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Structured Models in Ecology, Evolution, and Epidemiology: Periodicity, Extinction, and Chaos, I
Napoleon D3, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Sophia R.J. Jang , Texas Tech University sophia.jang@ttu.edu
Linda J. S. Allen , Texas Tech University
LihIng W. Roeger , Texas Tech University
8:00 a.m.
Nonlinear matrix models, evolution, and the dynamic dichotomy of semelparous populations.
Jim M. Cushing* , University of Arizona
(1067921724)
8:30 a.m.
Modeling the Owned Cat Population in Knox County, Tennessee.
Suzanne Lenhart* , University of Tennessee
(1067921137)
9:00 a.m.
Predicting Attenuant and Resonant 2Cycles in Periodically Forced DiscreteTime 2Species Population Models.
John E. Franke* , North Carolina State University
Matthew A. Morena , University of New Hampshire
(1067921914)
9:30 a.m.
Influenza and SEIR model with isolation.
VelascoHernandez , Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo
Maria Leite* , University of Oklahoma
(1067341977)
10:00 a.m.
Predatorprey model with strong Allee effect on prey population.
Jinfeng Wang , Harbin Normal University
Junping Shi* , College of William and Mary
Junjie Wei , Harbin Institute of Technology
(1067341082)
10:30 a.m.
A Spatiotemporal Model of Barley and Cereal Yellow Dwarf Virus Transmission Dynamics with Seasonality, Age Structure and Plant Competition.
Vrushali A Bokil* , Oregon State University
Carrie Manore , Oregon State University
Sean M Moore , Oregon State University
Elizabeth T Borer , University of Minnesota
Parviez R Hosseini , EcoHealth Alliance
(1067921832)
11:00 a.m.
A mathematical model for the spatial transmission of dengue in a periodic environment.
Andrew L Nevai* , University of Central Florida
Edy Soewono , Institut Teknologi Bandung
(1067922016)
11:30 a.m.
Optimal Control of the Spread of Malaria SuperInfectivity.
Folashade B. Agusto* , NIMBioS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Suzanne Lenhart , NIMBioS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(106792516)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Boundary Control and Moving Interface in Coupled Systems of Partial Differential Equations, I
Conde, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott Organizers: Lorena Bociu , University of NebraskaLincoln lbociu2@math.unl.edu
JeanPaul Zolesio , CNRSINLN and INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, France
8:00 a.m.
Concerning the uniform stabilization of fluidstructure interaction PDE models.
George Avalos* , University of NebraskaLincoln
(106735756)
8:30 a.m.
Global uniqueness and stability in inverse problems for second order hyperbolic equations with a nonhomogeneous Neumann boundary term.
Roberto Triggiani* , University of Virginia
(106735772)
9:00 a.m.
Arterial blood flow modeling.
Giovanna Guidoboni* , Department of Mathematical Sciences, Indiana University and Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI)
(106735667)
9:30 a.m.
Variational Solution to Incompressible Euler Equation.
JeanPaul Zolesio* , CNRSINLN
(1067351362)
10:00 a.m.
A moving interface problem in blood flow.
Suncica Canic* , University of Houston
(1067351169)
10:30 a.m.
Shape optimization for hyperbolic boundary problems with conservative boundary conditions.
Matthias Eller* , Georgetown University
(106735767)
11:00 a.m.
Generation of dynamical flow and long time behavior of solutions to wave equation with acoustic boundary conditions.
Irena Lasiecka* , University of Virginia
Philip Graber , University of Virginia
(106735596)
11:30 a.m.
Existence for a linearized steadystate fluidnonlinear elasticity interaction.
Lorena Bociu* , University of NebraskaLincoln
JeanPaul Zolesio , INRIA, Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
(106735406)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Groups, Geometry, and Applications, I
Borgne Room, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Delaram Kahrobaei , City University of New York dkahrobaei@gc.cuny.edu
8:00 a.m.
Subgroup distortion and bounded cohomology.
Indira Chatterji* , Orléans (France) and OSU
Guido Mislin , ETHZ and OSU
Christophe Pittet , Marseille (France)
Laurent SaloffCoste , Cornell University
(1067201346)
8:30 a.m.
Hyperbolic Surface Subgroups of Oneended Doubles of Free Groups.
Sanghyun Kim* , Tufts University/KAIST
Sangil Oum , KAIST
(1067201187)
9:00 a.m.
Pushing fillings in rightangled Artin groups.
Aaron Abrams , Emory University
Noel Brady , University of Oklahoma
Pallavi Dani* , Louisiana State University
Moon Duchin , Univerisity of Michigan
Robert Young , IHES
(1067201806)
9:30 a.m.
Generic Properties of Groups and Surface Subgroups.
Sanghyun Kim , Tufts University
Paul E. Schupp* , University of Illinois, Stevens Institute of Technology
(1067201709)
10:00 a.m.
Infinite words and groups.
Alexei Miasnikov* , Stevens Institute of Technology
(1067201095)
11:00 a.m.
Groups with a quasiconvex hierarchy.
Mark F Hagen* , McGill University
(106720526)
11:30 a.m.
Involutions and the word length of the Mobius group.
Ara S. Basmajian* , CUNY, Graduate center and Hunter college
(106730367)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse #3: Part A
Geometry and algebra in mathematical music theory.
IIe de France I, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott
Organizers:
Thomas M. Fiore , University of MichiganDearborn
Dmitri Tymoczko , Department of Music, Princeton University
Robert Peck , School of Music, Louisiana State University
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Optimization, Game Theory, and Applications of Mathematics
Cornet Room, 8th Floor, Sheraton
8:00 a.m.
Asset Price Dynamics: Differential Equations and Instability.
Mark DeSantis* , University of Pittsburgh
(1067371693)
8:15 a.m.
Hybrid RungeKutta and QuasiNewton Algorithms.
Darin Mohr* , The University of Iowa
(1067901965)
8:30 a.m.
Lower Bounds for the Ropelength of Reduced Conformations.
Robert Douglas McGuigan* , San Jose State University
(106700386)
8:45 a.m.
An Effective Method for Replenishing Items with Seasonal Intermittent Demand.
Meike Niederhausen* , University of Portland
Gary Mitchell , University of Portland
(1067902005)
9:00 a.m.
Sparsity Optimization with Applications in Bioscience.
Sarah A King* , North Carolina State University
(1067902142)
9:15 a.m.
Nash equilibria in a onedimensional dispersion game.
Arash Enayati Khorzoghi* , Carnegie Mellon University
(1067911559)
9:30 a.m.
Evolutionary Game Theory on Measure Spaces.
John M Cleveland* , Penn State (University Park) StateCollege, PA
Azmy S Ackleh , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1067911819)
9:45 a.m.
Cascading Behavior in Networks: A Game Theory Approach to Modeling Voting Behavior.
Jim C. Manning* , University of South Carolina
Margaret Cozzens , DIMACS, Rutgers University
(1067912128)
10:00 a.m.
The Borda Count, the Kemeny Rule, and the Permutahedron.
KarlDieter Crisman* , Gordon College
(106791234)
10:15 a.m.
Braess's Paradox in Random Graphs.
Stephen J. Young* , University of California, San Diego
Fan Chung , University of California, San Diego
(1067912021)
10:30 a.m.
An Analysis of the U.S. Consumer Price Index An Application of the ARMA and the GARCH Model.
Qi Sun* , Lafayette College
(106791153)
10:45 a.m.
Agentbased Asset Pricing Dynamics with incomplete market in Lucas Framework.
Yuanying Guan* , Florida State University
(1067911112)
11:00 a.m.
An AgentBased Modeling Approach to Financial Markets.
William K Brayer* , Georege Mason
(1067911473)
11:15 a.m.
A Stability Study of Asset Price Equilibrium Models.
Arjun Sanghvi* , George Mason University
(1067911721)
11:30 a.m.
Options pricing with transaction costs and stochastic volatility.
Emmanuel Kengni Ncheuguim* , New Mexico State University
Maria Mariani , University of Texas at El Paso
(1067911884)
11:45 a.m.
Martingale properties of the wealth process in a spin market model.
Yilun Dong* , Swarthmore College
Ted Theodosopoulos , Saint Ann's School
(1067911919)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, V
Southdown Room, 4th Floor, Sheraton
8:00 a.m.
Degree sequences and graphs with disjoint spanning trees.
HongJian Lai , West Virginia University
Yanting Liang* , West Virginia University
Ping Li , West Virginia University
(106705536)
8:15 a.m.
Hypercube orientations with only two indegrees.
Joe Buhler , CCR, La Jolla
Steve Butler* , UCLA
Ron Graham , UCSD
Eric Tressler , UCSD
(1067051463)
8:30 a.m.
Minimal Percolating Sets in the Hypercube and Related Graphs.
Emily Berger* , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1067052226)
8:45 a.m.
Unifying Laver's Theorem and the Graph Minor Theorem via Proof System Minors.
Christian Joseph Altomare* , The Ohio State University
(1067052295)
9:00 a.m.
Generating Planar Quintangulations.
Jianning Su* , Louisiana Tech University
Jinko Kanno , Louisiana Tech University
Ko Yamamoto , Yokohama National University
(1067051944)
9:15 a.m.
An intuitively appealing axiomatization of the median procedure on median graphs.
Beth A Novick* , Clemson University
Henry Martyn Mulder , Econometrisch Instituut, Erasmus Universiteit
(1067051713)
9:30 a.m.
Decomposition of sparse graphs using forests and a graph with bounded degree.
SeogJin Kim , Konkuk University, South Korea
Alexandr V. Kostochka , University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Douglas B. West , University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Hehui Wu* , University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Xuding Zhu , Zhejiang Normal University, China
(1067051114)
9:45 a.m.
A Characterization of the Centers of Chordal Graphs.
James Michael Shook* , University of Mississippi
Bing Wei , University of Mississippi
(106705957)
10:00 a.m.
Spherical Tiling by 12 Congruent Pentagons.
Min Yan* , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Honghao Gao , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Nan Shi , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(106705801)
10:15 a.m.
Oriented Hypergraphs and the Structure of Rational Matrices.
Lucas J. Rusnak* , Binghamton University
(10670532)
10:30 a.m.
Break.
10:45 a.m.
L(2,1) Labeling of Graphs of Bounded Bandwidth and Permutation Graphs.
Ellen Panofsky* , Cabrini College
Garth Isaak , Lehigh University
(1067051597)
11:00 a.m.
Edge switching on colored degree sequences.
Hannah Alpert* , University of Chicago
Amariah Becker , Carleton College
James Hilbert , Lafayette College
Jennifer Iglesias , Harvey Mudd College
Garth Isaak , Lehigh University
(106705591)
11:15 a.m.
A Variation on Kundu's Theorem.
Hannah Alpert , University of Chicago
Amariah Becker , Carleton College
James Hilbert , Lafayette College
Jennifer Iglesias* , Harvey Mudd College
Garth Issak , Lehigh University
(106705615)
11:30 a.m.
Obstacle Numbers of Graphs.
Hannah Alpert , University of Chicago
Christina Koch , Academy of Hope
Joshua D Laison* , Willamette University
(1067051359)
11:45 a.m.
"Graphic" Degree Sequences for EdgeColored Graphs.
Amariah D. Becker* , Carleton College
Hannah Alpert , University of Chicago
James Hilbert , Lafayette College
Jenny Iglesias , Harvey Mudd College
(106705704)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m. MAA Session on Alternative Approaches to Traditional Introductory Statistics Courses, I
Great Ballroom E, 5th Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Brian T. Gill , Seattle Pacific University bgill@spu.edu
Nancy J. Boynton , SUNY Fredonia
Michael A. Posner , Villanova University
8:00 a.m.
Confounding the Traditional Introductory Statistics Course.
Daniel T Kaplan* , Macalester College
(1067B11002)
8:20 a.m.
Online discussions boards: An attempt to foster student interaction and engagement in an online Introductory Statistics course.
Sheldon H Lee* , Viterbo University
(1067B12359)
8:40 a.m.
Teaching Critical Thinking in a Statistical Literacy Course Using Odysseys2Sense: a WebBased Discussion Forum.
Milo Schield* , W. M. Keck Statistical Literacy Project
(1067B151)
9:00 a.m.
Papers?  in a math class? Using essays and online discussion groups to improve an Introductory Statistics course.
Edwin P Herman* , University of WisconsinStevens Point
(1067B11600)
9:20 a.m.
Using group quizzes in an online introductory statistics course.
Audbjorg Bjornsdottir* , University of Minnesota
Joan Garfield , University of Minnesota
(1067B12057)
9:40 a.m.
Teaching an online Statistics Class for Education Major.
Kumer Pial Das* , Lamar University
Md. Shamim Sarker , Lamar University
AKM Saiful Islam , Lamar University
(1067B11862)
10:00 a.m.
A BiologyEmphasis Elementary Statistics Course in a Small, Liberal Arts College Setting.
William R Harris* , Georgetown College
(1067B1840)
10:20 a.m.
Applied Statistics for NonTraditional Undergraduate Business Majors (An Introductory Statistics Course).
Michael D. Miner* , American Public University System
(1067B11858)
10:40 a.m.
Teaching Introductory Statistics in Thirteen Formats.
Anant Godbole* , East Tennessee State University
(1067B127)
11:00 a.m.
Mathematics and the Law: Beyond People v. Collins.
Jeff Suzuki* , Brooklyn College
(1067B1376)
11:20 a.m.
Data Visualization in Introductory Statistics.
Max Buot* , Xavier University
(1067B12349)
11:40 a.m.
Statistics for the Millenial Learner.
Gina F Reed* , Gainesville State College
(1067B11025)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:35 a.m. MAA Session on Cool Calculus: Lessons Learned Through Innovative and Effective Supplemental Projects, Activities, and Strategies for Teaching Calculus
Grand Chenier Room, 5th Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Jessica M. Deshler , West Virginia University deshler@math.wvu.edu
8:00 a.m.
Sharks, Minnows and Wheelbarrows: Calculus Modeling Projects.
Michael D Smith* , Hollins University
(1067C1357)
8:20 a.m.
Use of OpenEnded Problems in Multivariable Calculus.
Sarah L Mabrouk* , Framingham State University
(1067C12362)
8:40 a.m.
Overcoming Conflicting Imagery in the Development of an Understanding of Taylor Series Convergence.
Jason H Martin* , Arizona State University
Michael C Oehrtman , University of Northern Colorado
(1067C12274)
9:00 a.m.
Playing with Multivariable Calculus Concepts Wearing 3D Glasses.
Paul E Seeburger* , Monroe Community College
(1067C11647)
9:20 a.m.
Maplets for Calculus: Effective Teaching and Studying Resources for Calculus Students.
Philip B Yasskin* , Texas A&M University
Douglas B Meade , University of South Carolina
(1067C11457)
9:40 a.m.
Using Differentials to Teach Calculus Coherently.
Tevian Dray* , Oregon State University
(1067C12352)
10:00 a.m.
Putting the Cart before the Horse? Teaching Differentiation Rules as "Review" in First Semester Calculus.
Nathan M Wodarz* , University of Wisconsin  Stevens Point
(1067C1397)
10:20 a.m.
Using Modeling and Differential Equations with a Numerical Solver to Teach First Year Calculus.
Brian Birgen* , Wartburg College
Mariah Birgen , Wartburg College
(1067C1251)
10:40 a.m.
Calculus in large lectures: Pedagogy through technology.
Amit A Savkar* , University of Connecticut
Fabiana A Cardetti , University of Connecticut
(1067C11662)
11:00 a.m.
Engaging students through the use of the online homework system WeBWorK.
Anneke Bart* , Saint Louis University
(1067C1986)
11:20 a.m.
A HandsOn Approach To Calculus.
Mike Long* , Shippensburg University
(1067C11951)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m. MAA Session on Modeling in the ODE Driver's Seat
Grand Couteau Room, 5th Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Kurt Bryan , RoseHulman Institute of Technology kurt.bryan@rosehulman.edu
Brian J. Winkel , U. S. Military Academy
8:00 a.m.
Comparing an Applicationsfirst Approach and an Analytic Techniquesfirst Approach to Teaching Topics in Differential Equations.
Jennifer Ann Czocher* , The Ohio State University
(1067R11680)
8:20 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling of "hearts and minds" in the Terrorism/CounterTerrorism Struggle.
Chris Arney* , United States Military Academy
(1067R1237)
8:40 a.m.
Making Differential Equations More Relevant to Electrical Engineering Technology Students.
Yajun Yang* , Farmingdale State College of SUNY
(1067R11796)
9:00 a.m.
Cartilage Regeneration in CellSeeded Scaffolds: An ODE Modeling Approach.
Janine M Haugh* , University of North Carolina at Asheville
(1067R12323)
9:20 a.m.
ODE Models in Medicine.
Lester F Caudill* , University of Richmond
(1067R11973)
9:40 a.m.
Calibrating, Simulating, and Evaluating an ExposureEffects Model for Fish Growth.
Rachael Miller Neilan* , Louisiana State University
(1067R1118)
10:00 a.m.
Modeling Malaria in Central America.
Michael Huber* , Muhlenberg College
(1067R1380)
10:20 a.m.
An Ode to Modeling with ODEs.
Kimberly R. Swetz* , United States Air Force Academy
(1067R11504)
10:40 a.m.
A Week in the Life of an InquiryBased ODEs Course.
Elizabeth Thoren* , University of California, Santa Barbara
(1067R11542)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m. MAA General Contributed Paper Session, V
St. Claude, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott Organizers: Kristen Meyer , Wisconsin Lutheran College kristi.meyer@wlc.edu
Thomas R. Hagedorn , The College of New Jersey
8:00 a.m.
A History of Math Seminar Course for Future Secondary Teachers.
Kate G McGivney* , Shippensburg University
(1067Z12035)
8:15 a.m.
PreService Teachers in the College ClassroomA Mentoring Experience.
Gary A. Olson* , University of Colorado Denver
(1067Z12259)
8:30 a.m.
Improving Elementary Teacher Mathematics Preparation at Fitchburg State University.
Mary Ann Barbato* , Fitchburg State University
(1067Z11488)
8:45 a.m.
Improving Student Success on PRAXIS II (Mathematical Content).
Kenneth J Bernard* , Virginia State University
(1067Z11947)
9:00 a.m.
An Experiment in Student Centered Learning.
Laurie Lenz* , Marymount University
(1067Z11949)
9:15 a.m.
Project Group Student Selection: Using Prior Academic Performance to Improve Group Dynamics.
J. Kingsley Fink* , United States Military Academy
(1067Z12043)
9:30 a.m.
Adventures with Cooperative Learning and standardsbased grading in the college classroom (or, how I tried to reprogram myself to teach in only one semester).
Bret Jordan Benesh* , College of St. Benedict/St. John's University
(1067Z11449)
9:45 a.m.
Proactively Preventing Project Procrastination.
James A Jones* , United States Military Academy
Elizabeth W Schott , United States Military Academy
Stanley F Florkowski , United States Military Academy
Brian J Lunday , United States Military Academy
(1067Z12033)
10:00 a.m.
Maximizing the Benefit of a Review Session Using an Informal Collaborative Group Format.
A. S. Elkhader* , Northern State University
(1067Z1742)
10:15 a.m.
Improving Support for Undergraduate Math Tutors.
Rachel Esselstein* , California State University, Monterey Bay
(1067Z11162)
10:30 a.m.
Mentoring Undergraduate Research for All Mathematics Majors.
Jeffrey W Clark* , Elon University
(1067Z189)
10:45 a.m.
Two Different Approaches to Getting Students Involved in Writing Proofs.
Martin E. Flashman* , Humboldt State University
(1067Z11399)
11:00 a.m.
The "More" Method of Teaching Proofs.
Robert L Brabenec* , Wheaton College IL
(1067Z1292)
11:15 a.m.
Teaching Techniques and Activities that Encourage Proof Writing.
Violeta Vasilevska* , Utah Valley University
(1067Z11572)
11:30 a.m.
How Do You Get Students Involved in Writing Proofs? One (Method) at a Time.
Stan Perrine* , Charleston Southern University
(1067Z1928)
11:45 a.m.
Doing It Yourself: Writing Your Own Textbook.
James E. Hamblin* , Shippensburg University
(1067Z11300)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Combinatorial Optimization, I
Bayside A, 4th Floor, Sheraton Organizers: David Hartvigsen , University of Notre Dame David.Hartvigsen.1@nd.edu
Donald Wagner , Office of Naval Research
8:00 a.m.
A PTAS for matroid matching.
Jon Lee* , IBM TJ Watson Research Center
(106768533)
8:30 a.m.
Finding 2factors covering 3 and 4edge cuts in bridgeless cubic graphs.
Sylvia Boyd , University of Ottawa
Satoru Iwata* , Kyoto University
Kenjiro Takazawa , Kyoto University
(106790887)
9:00 a.m.
Matching preclusion and conditional matching preclusion problems for regular graphs.
Eddie Cheng* , Oakland University
Laszlo Liptak , Oakland University
Marc J Lipman , Indiana University Purdue University  Fort Wayne
Philip Hu , Yale University
Roger Jia , University of Michigan
(106705333)
9:30 a.m.
Computing Matroidal Branchwidth.
Illya V. Hicks* , Rice University
(1067901054)
10:00 a.m.
PrimalDual Algorithms for Weighted Abstract Flow and Weighted Abstract Cut Packing.
S. Thomas McCormick* , Sauder School of Business, UBC, Vancouver
Maren Martens , ZIB Berlin
Britta Peis , TU Berlin
(106790806)
10:30 a.m.
DeltaWye Reduction of AlmostPlanar Graphs.
Don Wagner* , Office of Naval Research
(106705920)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.7:00 p.m. Employment Center
Preservation Hall, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:15 a.m.11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Geometry
Bayside B, 4th Floor, Sheraton
8:15 a.m.
Using Cantor Sets to Study the Connectivity of Sierpiński Relatives.
Tara D Taylor* , St. Francis Xavier University
(106751699)
8:30 a.m.
On Exceptional Points of Cocompact Fuchsian Groups.
Joseph Fera* , Wesleyan University
(106751948)
8:45 a.m.
An Introduction to Generalized Parabolas I.
Gregory N Hartman* , Virginia Military Institute
Daniel S Joseph , Virginia Military Institute
(106751975)
9:00 a.m.
An Introduction to Generalized Parabolas II.
Daniel S Joseph* , Virginia Military Institute
Gregory N Hartman , Virginia Military Institute
(106751976)
9:15 a.m.
On the Generalizations of the Polar Moments of Inertia under the Homothetic Motions.
Mutlu Akar* , Yildiz Technical University
Salim Yuce , Yildiz Technical University
(1067511616)
9:30 a.m.
Prime Paths in Graph Coverings and a Chebotarev Densitytype Result.
Thomas Anthony Petrillo* , University of Toledo
(1067511841)
9:45 a.m.
Morley $i \triangle$, Morley $e \triangle$, and their Mother Triangle.
Shing S So* , University of Central Missouri
(1067511996)
10:00 a.m.
Einstein Submanifolds in a Kahler Space Form.
Matthew Drury* , Indiana University
(1067512031)
10:15 a.m.
Symmetry Analysis of Howe's Patterns.
Dennis Glenn Collins* , Winamac, IN
(1067512278)
10:30 a.m.
PerimeterMinimizing Tilings with Penalties for Vertices.
Michael T Mara* , Williams College
Yifei Li , Berea College
Elena Wikner , Williams College
Isamar Rosa , University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
(1067512372)
10:45 a.m.
On closed sets with convex shadows in Hilbert space.
Stoyu Barov , Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Jan J. Dijkstra* , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
(106752985)
11:00 a.m.
Experiments in monotone kinetic visibility.
Lily Du , Smith College
Stefanie Wang , Smith College
Yonit Bousany* , Smith College
(1067521141)
11:15 a.m.
Heesch Numbers of Polyforms with Edge Matching Rules.
Casey Mann* , The University of Texas at Tyler
(1067521772)
11:30 a.m.
Classifying Voronoi Graphs of Hex Spheres.
AldoHilario CruzCota* , Grand Valley State University
(1067541349)
11:45 a.m.
Stick Numbers in the Simple Hexagonal Lattice.
Jennifer McLoudMann* , University of Texas at Tyler
Casey Mann , University of Texas at Tyler
David Milan , University of Texas at Tyler
(1067541521)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:30 a.m.11:15 a.m. AMS Special Session on Expander Graphs in Pure and Applied Mathematics, II
Frontenac, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott Organizers: Alireza Salehi Golsefidy , Princeton University asalehi@math.princeton.edu
Alexander Lubotzky , Hebrew University of Jerusalem
8:30 a.m.
Asymptotic phenomena in geometric group theory.
Igor Rivin* , Institute for Advanced Study and Temple University
(1067051682)
9:00 a.m.
Expander graphs, gonality, and Galois representations.
Jordan S Ellenberg* , University of Wisconsin
Christopher J Hall , University of Wyoming
Emmanuel Kowalski , ETH
(1067141182)
9:30 a.m.
Affine sieve and expansion in perfect groups.
Alireza Salehi Golsefidy* , Princeton University
Peter Sarnak , Princeton University
Peter Varju , Princeton University
(106711678)
10:00 a.m.
Pseudorandom Financial Derivatives from Expander Graphs.
David Zuckerman* , University of Texas at Austin
(106791777)
10:30 a.m.
Expanders and Ktheory for discrete groups.
Paul Frank Baum* , Penn State University
(106719185)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:30 a.m.11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Rings and Algebras
La Galerie 5, 2nd Floor, Marriott
8:30 a.m.
Constructing Quadratic Quantum $\mathbb{P}^2$s from Graded Skew Clifford Algebras.
Manizheh Nafari* , University of Texas at Arlington
Michaela Vancliff , University of Texas at Arlington
Jun Zhang , University of Texas at Arlington
(106716453)
8:45 a.m.
A Notion of Rank for Noncommutative Quadratic Forms.
Padmini P Veerapen* , University of Texas, Arlington
(1067161068)
9:00 a.m.
Covered Groups and Simple Rings.
G. Alan Cannon , Southewastern Louisiana University
Lucyna Kabza , Southeastern Louisiana University
C. J. Maxson , Texas A&M University
Kent M. Neuerburg* , Southeastern Louisiana University
(1067161485)
9:15 a.m.
Twosided ideals in Leavitt path algebras.
Pinar Colak* , Simon Fraser University
(1067162367)
9:30 a.m.
Category $\mathcal{O}$ for the Rational Cherednik Algebra of $G_{12}$.
Christopher R Policastro* , MIT
(106716493)
9:45 a.m.
Good Gradings from Relations.
Kenneth L Price* , University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(106716989)
10:00 a.m.
The $\mathcal K_2$ Property for Face Rings.
Andrew Conner* , University of Oregon
(1067161815)
10:15 a.m.
Fusion Rules for Abelian Extensions of Hopf Algebras.
Christopher Goff* , University of the Pacific
(1067161743)
10:30 a.m.
Structural results for the Yoneda algebra of a connectedgraded algebra.
Christopher Lee Phan* , Bucknell University
(1067162020)
10:45 a.m.
Weak crossed product orders over discrete valuation rings.
Christopher J Wilson* , Butler University
(106716137)
11:00 a.m.
Minimal NonElementary Lie Algebra.
Kristen L Stagg* , North Carolina State University
Ernest L Stitzinger , North Carolina State University
(106717902)
11:15 a.m.
Nontrivial Schur Multipliers of Nilpotent Lie Algebras.
Lindsey R Bosko* , North Carolina State University
(1067171804)
11:30 a.m.
On Wakimoto representations of $\hat{sl}_2$ and $Z$algebras.
Jonathan D Dunbar* , North Carolina State University
(1067171808)
11:45 a.m.
Automorphisms on Albertlike Semifield Planes.
Angela M. Brown* , University of Texas at Arlington
(1067171722)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:30 a.m.11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Numerical Analysis, I
La Galerie 1, 2nd Floor, Marriott
8:30 a.m.
Linear and Nonlinear Inverse Problems.
Antoine V Elabdouni* , University of California, Berkeley
(1067001440)
8:45 a.m.
Finding the optimal L2 regularization.
Zhuojun Magnant* , Emory University
Eldad Haber , UBC
(10676580)
9:00 a.m.
Finite Element Approximations of Stochastic Optimal Control Problems Constrained by Stochastic Elliptic PDEs.
Jangwoon (Leo) Lee* , University of Mary Washington
L. S. Hou , Iowa State University
H. Manouzi , Laval University
(1067651920)
9:15 a.m.
On correct boundary conditions in numerical schemes for the shallow water equations.
Andrei Bourchtein* , Pelotas State University, Brazil
Ludmila Bourchtein , Pelotas State University, Brazil
(106765354)
9:30 a.m.
A Numerical Model of Fracture using Curvature Dependent Surface Tension.
Lauren A. Ferguson* , Texas A&M University
(106765396)
9:45 a.m.
Stability of equilibria in one dimension for diblock copolymer equation.
Olga Stulov* , State University of New York at New Paltz
Ian C Johnson , George Mason University
Evelyn Sander , George Mason University
Thomas Wanner , George Mason University
(106765651)
10:00 a.m.
A Simple Parallel Implementation of the Finite Element Method Using Linear Geometries.
Robert D French* , Austin Peay State University
Casey L McKnight , Austin Peay State University
Ben Ntatin , Austin Peay State University
(1067651837)
10:15 a.m.
Local Error Estimates of the LDG Method for OneDimensional Singularly Perturbed Convectiondiffusion Equations.
Huiqing Zhu* , The University of Southern Mississippi
Zhimin Zhang , Wayne State University
(106765827)
10:30 a.m.
Additive Schwarz preconditioners for the local discontinuous Galerkin method.
Andrew T. Barker* , Louisiana State University
Susanne C. Brenner , Louisiana State University
LiYeng Sung , Louisiana State University
(1067651016)
10:45 a.m.
Hodge Decomposition and Maxwell's Equations.
Jintao Cui* , Louisiana State University
(10676587)
11:00 a.m.
Approximate worm blankets using segmented worms.
James M Rath* , Austin, TX
(1067651181)
11:15 a.m.
A new junction model for gas flow through a splitting pipe.
J. B. Collins* , North Carolina State University
(1067651302)
11:30 a.m.
A Branch and Bound Process for Singular Global Optimization Problems  Preliminary Explorations.
Julie Roy* , Metropolitan State College of Denver
R. Baker Kearfott , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1067652069)
11:45 a.m.
A Sequential Operator Splitting Method for Maxwell's Equations in Debye Dispersive Media.
Aubrey L Leung* , Oregon State University
Vrushali A Bokil , Oregon State University
(1067652210)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m. AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, I
Balcony N, 4th Floor, Marriott
8:30 a.m.
Bifurcation of Internal Transition Layers for Spatially Inhomogeneous reactiondiffusion equation.
Chaoqun Huang* , Purdue University
Aaron Nung Kwan Yip , Purdue University
(106735600)
8:45 a.m.
A numerical and analytical study of a variabletype equation.
M Affouf* , Kean University
(1067351416)
9:00 a.m.
Finite element approximation of reaction diffusion systems on arbitrary surfaces.
Necibe Tuncer* , University of Florida
(106735853)
9:15 a.m.
Positive Solutions for an Elliptic Bivariate Reaction Systems with Combined Nonlinear Effects.
Jaffar Ali* , Florida Gulf Coast University
Ratnasingham Shivaji , Mississippi State University
(106735450)
9:30 a.m.
Explicit Solutions for Optimal Portfolio and Consumption with Transaction Costs.
Harumi Hattori , West Virginia University
Zheng Zhang* , West Virginia University
(106735869)
9:45 a.m.
Nonclassical symmetries of a reactiondiffusion equation with a quadratic nonlinearity.
Danny Arrigo* , University of Central Arkansas
David Ekrut , University of Central Arkansas
Long Le , University of Central Arkansas
Sang Lee , University of Central Arkansas
(1067352191)
10:00 a.m.
A Globally Convergent Numerical Method for Coefficient Inverse Problems with Applications in Thermal Tomography.
Aubrey Rex Rhoden* , University of Texas in Arlington
Natee Pantong , University of North Carolina in Charlotte
(1067352096)
10:15 a.m.
Recovery of an Interface from Boundary Measurement in an Elliptic Differential Equation.
Weifu Fang , Wright State University
Suxing Zeng* , Wright State University
(106735934)
10:30 a.m.
Parameter Estimation for Damped SineGordon Equation with Neumann Boundary Condition.
Narayan Thapa* , Minot State University
(106735114)
10:45 a.m.
Global Solvability for the Heat Equation with Boundary Flux Governed By Nonlinear Memory.
Jeffrey R. Anderson , University of WisconsinStout
Keng Deng , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Zhihua Dong* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(106735956)
Friday January 7, 2011, 8:45 a.m.11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Finite Differences and Functional Equations
Rosalie, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott
8:45 a.m.
Formal power series solutions of Schröder's functional equation.
Ruth D Enoch* , Arkansas Tech University
(1067391690)
9:00 a.m.
Oscillation of Impulsive Differential Equations with Piecewise Constant Argument.
Fatma Karakoc* , Ankara University
Huseyin Bereketoglu , Ankara University
Gizem Seyhan , Ankara University
(106739300)
9:15 a.m.
Existence Theorem for SetValued Differential Inclusion Using the Pseudointegral in Pseudoanalysis.
Priscilla Supnet Macansantos* , University of the Philippines Baguio, Baguio City, Philippines
(1067391069)
9:30 a.m.
Nonlinear Discrete SturmLiouville Problems with Global Boundary Conditions.
Jesus Rodriguez , NC State University
Zachary Abernathy* , NC State University
(1067392341)
9:45 a.m.
Nonlocal boundary value problems for discrete systems.
Kristen Abernathy* , North Carolina State University
Jesus Rodriguez , North Carolina State University
(1067392141)
10:00 a.m.
Systems of Difference Equations, Oscillations, and Sturmian Sequences.
Mojtaba Moniri* , Western Illinois University
(106739195)
10:15 a.m.
Convergence of Solutions of Nonhomogeneous Linear Difference Systems with Delays.
Huseyin Bereketoglu* , Ankara University
Aydin Huseynov , Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
(106739301)
10:30 a.m.
Invariant Manifolds for Competitive Discrete Systems in the Plane  Nonhyperbolic Case.
M. R. S. Kulenovic* , University of Rhode Island
(1067391251)
10:45 a.m.
Applications of System of Logistic Difference Equations in agriculture.
Tamara Yevgenia Awerbuch* , Harvard School of Public Health
Richard Levins , Harvard School of Public Health
Michael A Radin , Rochester Institute of Technology
Candace M Kent , Virginia Commonwealth University
Vlajko Kocic , Xavier University of Louisiana
(1067391617)
11:00 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior of solutions to difference equations involving ratios of elementary symmetric polynomials.
Austin H Jones* , Wake Forest University
Kenneth S Berenhaut , Wake Forest University
(1067392404)
11:15 a.m.
Local data of a Linear Difference Operator.
Yongjae Cha* , Florida State University
(1067392064)
11:30 a.m.
Competitive exclusion in a discrete juvenileadult model with continuous and seasonal reproduction.
Ross A Chiquet* , University of Louisiana, Lafayette
Azmy S Ackleh , University of Louisiana, Lafayette
(1067391634)
11:45 a.m.
Modeling Interactions Among Fish, Fishermen and FishEating Bird Populations.
Robert R. Ferdinand* , East Central University
Matthew M. Donica , East Central University
James K. Gordon , East Central University
Laura E. Johnson , East Central University
Jessica L. Pitts , East Central University
(10673916)
Friday January 7, 2011, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m. MAA Invited Address
Sea battles, Benjamin Franklin's oil lamp, and jellybellies.
Great Ballroom AC, 5th Floor, Sheraton
Katherine Socha* , Saint Mary's College of Maryland
(1067A040)
Friday January 7, 2011, 9:00 a.m.11:55 a.m. MAA Invited Paper Session on The Beauty and Power of Number Theory
Rhythms II and III, 2nd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Thomas Koshy , Framingham State University tkoshy@framingham.edu
Shannon Lockard , Bridgewater State College
Friday January 7, 2011, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse #12: Part A
Concepts, data, and models: College algebra for the real world.
IIe de France III, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott
Organizers:
Sheldon P. Gordon , Farmingdale State College
Florence S. Gordon , New York Institute of Technology
Friday January 7, 2011, 9:00 a.m.11:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse #6: Part A
Green linear optimization.
IIe de France II, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott
Organizers:
Glenn H. Hurlbert , Arizona State University
Friday January 7, 2011, 9:00 a.m.11:55 a.m. SIGMAA RUME Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, I
St. Jerome, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott Organizers: Sean Larsen , Portland State University slarsen@pdx.edu
Natasha M. Speer , University of Maine
Stacy Brown , Pitzer College
9:00 a.m.
Enhancing Student Understanding of the Concept of Limit via Instructional Provocations.
Kyeong Hah Roh , Arizona State University
Aviva Halani* , Arizona State University
(1067Z51357)
9:20 a.m.
Creating, Using and Interpreting Vectors and Vector Equation in a Classroom Community of Practice.
George F. Sweeney* , San Diego State University/UCSD
(1067Z52017)
9:40 a.m.
The Impact of the Spacing Effect and Overlearning on Student Performance in Calculus.
Nicholas Gorgievski* , Nichols College
Thomas C DeFranco , University of Connecticut
(1067Z51007)
10:00 a.m.
Setoriented Thinking and the Evaluation of Alternative Solutions in Counting Problems.
Elise Lockwood* , Portland State University
(1067Z51438)
10:20 a.m.
University Calculus Instructors and Students' discourses on the derivative.
Jungeun Park* , Micigan State University
Sharon Senk , Michigan State University
(1067Z51084)
10:40 a.m.
How mathematicians use diagrams to construct proofs.
Aron Samkoff* , Rutgers University
Yvonne Lai , University of Michigan
Keith Weber , Rutgers University
(1067Z51798)
11:00 a.m.
Quantitative Reasoning and Student Understandings of Function Composition.
Stacey A. Bowling* , West Virginia University
(1067Z51727)
11:20 a.m.
Mathematics Majors' Evaluation of Mathematical Arguments and Their Conception of Proof.
Keith Weber* , Rutgers University
(1067Z51339)
Friday January 7, 2011, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m. MAAYoung Mathematicians' Network Panel Discussion
Career options for undergraduate mathematics majors.
Mardi Gras D, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Organizers:
Ralucca Gera , Naval Postgraduate School
Tom Wakefield , Youngstown State University
Panelists:
Emily Kessler , Society of Actuaries
Erin E. Corman , National Security Agency
Lee Seitelman , University of Connecticut
David Manderscheid , University of NebraskaLincoln
Fred Kluempen , Educational Testing Service
Friday January 7, 2011, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m. MAA Session for Chairs
The new MAA Curriculum Guide: What should it be?
La Galerie 2, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Organizers:
Daniel Maki , Indiana University
Catherine M. Murphy , Purdue University Calumet
Panelists:
Carol Schumacher , Kenyon College
James Sellers , Pennsylvania State University
Friday January 7, 2011, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m. Student Hospitality Center
Gallier Room, 4th Floor, Sheraton
Friday January 7, 2011, 9:15 a.m.11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Algebraic Geometry, I
Napoleon D1, 3rd Floor, Sheraton
9:15 a.m.
Visualizing Cubic Algebraic Surfaces.
Jennifer Elyse Bonsangue* , California State University of Channel Islands
Ivona Grzegorczyk , California State University Channel Islands
(106714133)
9:30 a.m.
Genus of rational space curves indicated by $\mu$bases.
Xiaoran Shi* , Department of Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China, Department of Computer Science,Rice University
Xiaohong Jia , Department of Computer Science, the University of Hongkong
Ron Goldman , Department of Computer Science, Rice University
(1067141259)
9:45 a.m.
A new look at Verdier specialization.
Paolo Aluffi* , Florida State University
(1067141310)
10:00 a.m.
Identities for $\wp$functions.
Christopher Athorne* , University of Glasgow
(1067141453)
10:15 a.m.
The TateShafarevich Group, Flat Cohomology and Visibility.
Saikat Biswas* , Florida State University
(1067141558)
10:30 a.m.
Kottwitz's nearbycycles conjecture for local models associated to unitary groups.
Sean Rostami* , University of Maryland
(1067141641)
10:45 a.m.
Algebraic density property of DanilovGizatullin surfaces.
Fabrizio Donzelli* , Stony Brook University
(1067141764)
11:00 a.m.
Motivic integral of K3 surfaces over $\mathbb{C}((t))$.
Allen J Stewart* , University of Oregon
Vadim Vologodsky , University of Oregon
(1067141786)
11:15 a.m.
Some splice quotient double points.
Elizabeth A. Sell* , Millersville University
(1067141889)
11:30 a.m.
Towards a salmon conjecture.
Luke Oeding* , UniversitÃ degli studi di Firenze
Daniel J. Bates , Colorado State University
(1067141922)
11:45 a.m.
Positivity of Chern classes for Schubert varieties in low codimension.
Judson P. Stryker* , Florida State University
(1067142190)
Friday January 7, 2011, 9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m. AMS Special Presentation
Who wants to be a mathematicianNational contest.
Mardi Gras EFGH, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Organizers:
Michael A. Breen , AMS
William T. Butterworth , DePaul University
Friday January 7, 2011, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m. Exhibits and Book Sales
Grand Ballroom, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Friday January 7, 2011, 10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m. MAA Committee on Graduate Students Poster Session
Professional science masters degrees in the mathematical sciences.
Napoleon A1A3, 3rd Floor, Sheraton
Organizers:
David Manderschied , University of NebraskaLincoln
Friday January 7, 2011, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m. AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
Orthogonal Representations: From Groups to Hopf Algebras.
Great Ballroom AC, 5th Floor, Sheraton
M. Susan Montgomery* , University of Southern California
(10671604)
Friday January 7, 2011, 10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. MAA Minicourse: #5: Part A
A Game Theory path to quantitative literacy.
IIe de France I, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott
Organizers:
David L. Housman , Goshen College
Richard A. Gillman , Valparaiso University
Friday January 7, 2011, 10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m. SIGMAA Officers Meeting
La Galerie 6, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Chairs:
Amy ShellGellasch , Beloit College
Friday January 7, 2011, 10:35 a.m.11:55 a.m. MAA Panel Discussion
Writing the history of the MAA's first 100 years.
Mardi Gras BC, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Organizers:
Victor J. Katz , University of the District of Columbia
Janet Beery , University of Redlands
Panelists:
Mary Gray , American University
Organizers:
Warren Page , New York City College of Technology, CUNY
Panelists:
David Zitarelli , Temple University
Carol Mead , Archives of American Mathematics
Friday January 7, 2011, 10:35 a.m.11:55 a.m. MAA Committee on Graduate Students/Young Mathematicians' Network Panel Discussion
Graduate school: Choosing one, getting in, staying in.
Mardi Gras D, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Organizers:
Aaron Luttman , Clarkson University
Kristi Meyer , Wisconsin Lutheran College
Panelists:
Jessie Lenarz , Concordia College
Richard McGehee , University of Minnesota
Jennifer McNulty , University of Montana
Friday January 7, 2011, 10:35 a.m.11:55 a.m. MAA Panel Discussion
Proposal writing workshop for grant applications to the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education.
La Galerie 2, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Organizers:
Dennis Davenport , NSF DUE
Stephaine Fitchett , NSF DUE
Lee L. Zia , NSF DUE
Friday January 7, 2011, 10:45 a.m.12:00 p.m. AMS Panel Discussion
Proving Hardy wrong: Math research with social justice applications.
Nottoway Room, 4th Floor, Sheraton
Organizers:
Eva Curry , Acadia University
Panelists:
Gizem Karaali , Pomona College
Lili Khadjavi , Loyola Marymount University
Judith Sunley , National Science Foundation
Moderators:
Eva Curry ,
Friday January 7, 2011, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m. SIAM Invited Address
In Pursuit of the Salesman: Mathematics at the Limits of Computation.
Great Ballroom AC, 5th Floor, Sheraton
William Cook* , Georgia Tech
(1067902415)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m. AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
Expander graphs in pure and applied mathematics, II.
Great Ballroom AC, 5th Floor, Sheraton
Alexander Lubotzky* , The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(10671114)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m. AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, IV
Orleans, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott Organizers: Darren A. Narayan , Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Bernard Brooks , Rochester Institute of Technology
Jobby Jacob , Rochester Institute of Technology
Jacqueline A. Jensen , Sam Houston State University
Carl V. Lutzer , Rochester Institute of Technology
1:00 p.m.
Graphs with large second neighborhood.
Brooks E Smith* , Notredame
Chang Mou Lim , Yale
Antonio Blanca , Georgia Institute of Technology
(1067051526)
1:30 p.m.
A Poisson Approximation for the Number of $kl$Matches I.
Katherine A Grzesik* , SUNY Oswego
Heather Shappell , Arcadia University
Michael Donders , McDaniel College
Chelsea Ross , ETSU
(1067621748)
2:00 p.m.
SET$^{\circledR}$ and disjoint complete caps in $AG(4,3)$.
Michael Follett , Lafayette College
Catherine Pelland , Pomona College
Robert Won , Duke University
Elizabeth McMahon* , Lafayette College
(1067511761)
2:30 p.m.
Working with Cubic Splines and Neural Data.
Jeffrey Liebner* , Lafayette College
Julie Michelman , Carleton College
Micah Pearce , Texas Tech University
Jiaqi Li , Lafayette College
(1067621305)
3:00 p.m.
Applications of discrete wavelets.
P. Laverty* , University of Richmond
S. Alzouma , University of Richmond
W. Lambdin , University of Richmond
(1067941345)
3:30 p.m.
Recovering a group from its asynchronous automatic structure.
Maria Monks* , University of California, Berkeley
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m. AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II
Napoleon C1, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: William H. Barker , Bowdoin College
William G. McCallum , University of Arizona
Bonnie S. Saunders , University of Illinois at Chicago saunders@math.uic.edu
1:00 p.m.
Mathematical Literacy and Quantitative Literacy: Symbiosis or Competition?
Deborah Hughes Hallett* , University of Arizona/Harvard Kennedy School
(1067971214)
1:30 p.m.
Reorganizing School Mathematics for Quantitative Literacy.
Rick Gillman* , Valparaiso University
(106797550)
2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Literacy and the "Big Ideas" of High School Mathematics.
Brian Beaudrie* , Winona State University
Emily Ricard , New Hampshire Impact Center
Greg Superchi , Lisbon High School
David Gilcreast , Pelham High School
(1067971221)
2:30 p.m.
Quantitative Literacy and College Readiness.
Cathy L Seeley* , Charles A. Dana Center, University of Texas
(1067972385)
3:00 p.m.
The Role of QL in the High School Mathematics Curriculum: What Students Need to Know to Be College Ready.
Corrine H Taylor* , QR Program, Wellesley College
(1067972139)
3:30 p.m.
The Role of QL in the High School Mathematics Curriculum Panel Discussion.
Eric C Gaze* , Bowdoin College
(1067971307)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m. AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, IV
Maurepas, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott Organizers: Sloan E. Despeaux , Western Carolina University despeaux@wcu.edu
Craig G. Fraser , University of Toronto
Deborah Kent , Hillsdale College
1:00 p.m.
Mary Cartwright and G.H. Hardy's 1928 Oxford Seminar.
James J. Tattersall* , Providence College
Shawnee L. McMurran , California State University San Bernardino
(106701613)
1:30 p.m.
George Whaples: A Novice in Emil Artin's Mathematical Circle.
Della D. Fenster* , University of Richmond
Joachim Schwermer , University of Vienna
(1067011547)
2:00 p.m.
Advertising and Patronage in Laplace's Early Writing.
Menolly Lysne* , IHPST at University of Toronto
(1067011012)
2:30 p.m.
Circulating Mathematics and Connecting Mathematicians: \em{The American Journal of Mathematics}, 18781930.
Deborah Kent* , Hillsdale College
(1067012354)
3:00 p.m.
Roles of an International Journal: Acta Mathematica and Italian Mathematicians, 18821927.
Laura E. Turner* , Aarhus Universitet
(1067012104)
3:30 p.m.
On the universalization of matrix decomposition: algebraic practices and their circulations (18301930).
Frédéric Brechenmacher* , CNRS  Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, Paris &Laboratoire de Mathématiques Lens. Univ. Lille
(1067011433)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m. AMSSIAM Special Session on Mathematics of Computation: Algebra and Number Theory, II
Napoleon D2, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Gregor Kemper , Technische Universität München
Michael J. Mossinghoff , Davidson College
Igor E. Shparlinski , Macquarie University igor.shparlinski@mq.edu.au
1:00 p.m.
Lehmer's conjecture and points on elliptic curves that are congruent to torsion points.
Joseph H. Silverman* , Brown University
(106711113)
1:30 p.m.
Minimal polynomials of algebraic numbers with rational parameters.
Karl Dilcher , Dalhousie University
Rob Noble , Dalhousie University
Chris Smyth* , University of Edinburgh, UK
(106711495)
2:00 p.m.
Pisot and Salem polynomials dividing Newman polynomials.
Kevin G. Hare* , University of Waterloo
Michael Mossinghoff , Davidson College
(106711348)
2:30 p.m.
Effective solution of Normform equations.
Michael A. Bennett* , University of British Columbia
(1067112080)
3:00 p.m.
The Smoothed PólyaVinogradov Inequality and some Applications.
Enrique Trevino* , Dartmouth College
(106711608)
3:30 p.m.
On the density of abundant numbers.
Mitsuo Kobayashi* , California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(106711214)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m. AMSASL Special Session on Logic and Analysis, II
Napoleon C2, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Jeremy Avigad , Carnegie Mellon University avigad@cmu.edu
Ulrich W. Kohlenbach , Technische Universität Darmstadt
Henry Towsner , University of California Los Angeles
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Birational Geometry and Moduli Spaces (Mathematics Research Communities session), II
Napoleon B1, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Kevin Tucker , University of Utah kevtuck@math.utah.edu
Dawei Chen , University of Illinois at Chicago
Amanda Knecht , University of Michigan
David Swinarski , University of Georgia
1:00 p.m.
Conformal Blocks Divisors on $\overline{M}_{0,n}$.
Angela Gibney* , University of Georgia
Valery Alexeev , University of Georgia
David Swinarski , University of Georgia
(106714656)
1:30 p.m.
Cox rings and pseudoeffective cones of projectivized toric vector bundles.
Jose Luis Gonzalez* , University of Michigan
(106714174)
2:00 p.m.
Beyond the Boundary: Log Minimal Models for the Moduli Space of Curves.
David Jensen* , SUNY Stony Brook
(106714381)
2:30 p.m.
Spaces of rational curves on hypersurfaces.
Roya Beheshti* , Washington University in St. Louis
Mohan Kumar , Washington University in St. Louis
(1067141189)
3:00 p.m.
The effective cone of the space of parametrized rational curves in Grassmannians.
ShinYao Jow* , University of Pennsylvania
(106714458)
3:30 p.m.
The birational geometry of the Hilbert Scheme of points in the plane.
Izzet Coskun* , University of Illinois at Chicago
Aaron Bertram , University of Utah
Daniele Arcara , St Vincent College
(106714873)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Lie Algebras, Algebraic Groups, and Related Topics, I
Conde, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott Organizers: Audrey L. Malagon , Mercer University malagon_al@mercer.edu
Julie C. Beier , Mercer University
Daniel K. Nakano , University of Georgia
1:00 p.m.
Levi factors of linear algebraic groups.
George J. McNinch* , Tufts University
(1067201886)
1:30 p.m.
On maximal weights of integrable $\widehat{sl}(n, \mathbb{C})$modules.
Rebecca L. Jayne* , North Carolina State University
(106717899)
2:00 p.m.
$N$point Virasoro algebras and their dense representations.
Ben L Cox* , College of Charleston
Xiangqian Guo , Zhengzhou University
Rencai Lu , Suzhou University
Kaiming Zhao , Wilfrid Laurier University
(1067171228)
2:30 p.m.
Degeneracy and Decomposability in Abelian Crossed Products.
Kelly McKinnie* , University of Montana
(1067161856)
3:00 p.m.
Cohomology rings for quantized enveloping algebras.
Christopher Martin Drupieski* , University of Georgia
(1067171186)
3:30 p.m.
Wconstraints for simple singularities.
Bojko Bakalov* , North Carolina State University
Todor Milanov , IPMU, Japan
(1067171801)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Wavelets, Tilings, and Iterated Function Systems, II
Napoleon C3, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Palle E. Jorgensen , University of Iowa
David R. Larson , Texas A&M University larson@math.tamu.edu
Gestur Olafsson , Louisiana State University
1:00 p.m.
Crossed products in Gabor analysis and Rieffel projections in rotation algebras.
Franz Luef* , UC Berkeley
(106747621)
1:30 p.m.
Matrix Factorization and Lifting.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen , The University of Iowa
MyungSin Song* , Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
(1067421298)
2:00 p.m.
Filtering Directional Bias and the Construction of Artifactfree Synthetic Tubular Structures in 3D.
Manos Papadakis* , University of Houston
(1067421410)
2:30 p.m.
$p$Adic Wavelets: Quincunx MRA and Biorthogonal Systems.
Emily J. King* , National Institutes of Health / Norbert Wiener Center UMD
Maria A. Skopina , St. Petersburg State University, Russia
(1067431253)
3:00 p.m.
Sparsity of the fusion frame operator and nonorthogonal fusion frames.
Jameson Cahill , University of Missouri
Pete Casazza , University of Missouri
Shidong Li* , San Francisco State University
(1067411613)
3:30 p.m.
Simple wavelet sets for multiwavelets in $\mathbb R^2$ and $\mathbb R^3$.
Kathy D. Merrill* , Colorado College
(1067421517)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Random Phenomena, II
Maurepas Room, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Ambar N. Sengupta , Louisiana State University sengupta@math.lsu.edu
P. Sundar , Louisiana State University
1:00 p.m.
Emissions Option Pricing and Singular BSDEs.
Rene Carmona* , Princeton University
(1067602409)
1:30 p.m.
Drawdowns and drawups.
Olympia Hadjiliadis* , City University of New York
(1067601707)
2:00 p.m.
Sensitivity Analysis of Expected Values.
Victor Goodman* , Indiana University
(1067601963)
2:30 p.m.
Option Pricing With Transaction Costs And Stochastic Volatility.
Maria C. Mariani* , The University of Texas at El Paso
Emmanuel Ncheuguim , NMSU
Ionut Florescu , Stevens Institute of Technology
Indranil Sen Gupta , The University of Texas at El Paso
(1067911304)
3:00 p.m.
Cooperative dynamics of kinesin and dynein type molecular motors.
Avanti Athreya , Duke University
John Fricks , Penn State University
Peter R Kramer , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Scott A McKinley* , University of Florida
(1067602138)
3:30 p.m.
Statistical Modeling of Methylation Patterns in Ovarian Carcinomas.
Michelle R Lacey* , Tulane University
(1067601618)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Model Theory of Fields and Applications (Mathematics Research Communities session), II
Napoleon B2, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Benjamin A. Hutz , CUNY Graduate Center bhutz@gc.cuny.edu
Jana Marikova , Western Illinois University
Jerome Poineau , University of Strasbourg
Yimu Yin , University of Pittsburgh
1:00 p.m.
Model theory of multiplicative valued difference fields.
Koushik Pal* , University of California Berkeley
(1067031880)
1:30 p.m.
Solutions of linear equations in a model complete theory of valued Dfields.
Meghan B Anderson* , University of California, Berkeley
(1067031867)
2:00 p.m.
Model theory of fields with operators and dynamics.
Thomas Warren Scanlon* , University of California, Berkeley
(1067032055)
3:00 p.m.
Further applications of ACFA to polynomial dynamics.
Alice Medvedev* , University of California, Berkeley
Thomas Scanlon , University of California, Berkeley
(1067122371)
3:30 p.m.
Rings Arising in a Stable Context.
Paul Baginski* , Universite Lyon 1
(1067031487)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra (Mathematics Research Communities session), II
Napoleon B3, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Christine Berkesch , Stockholm University cberkesc@math.su.se
Bhargav Bhatt , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Jason McCullough , University of California, Riverside
Javid Validashti , University of Kansas
1:00 p.m.
Finite free resolutions of varieties with symmetries.
Witold Kraskiewicz , N. Copernicus University, Torun, Poland
Jerzy Weyman* , Northeastern University
(1067131777)
1:30 p.m.
Bounds on the degrees of generators of Bruns ideals.
Douglas A Torrance* , University of Idaho
(106713407)
2:00 p.m.
Bounds for arithmetic rank.
Manoj Kummini* , Purdue University
Uli Walther , Purdue University
(1067131210)
2:30 p.m.
Cartier Modules on Toric Varieties.
JenChieh Hsiao , Purdue University
Karl Schwede , Pennsylvania State University
Wenliang Zhang* , University of Michigan
(106713395)
3:00 p.m.
Fpure thresholds of hypersurfaces over fields of positive characteristic.
Daniel Jesús Hernández* , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(106713392)
3:30 p.m.
On parameter Fjumping numbers.
Craig Huneke , University of Kansas
Shunsuke Takagi* , Kyushu University/Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Keiichi Watanabe , Nihon University
(1067131341)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Knots, Links, 3Manifolds, and Physics, I
Borgne Room, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Robert Kusner , University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Rafal Komendarczyk , Tulane University rako@tulane.edu
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Structured Models in Ecology, Evolution, and Epidemiology: Periodicity, Extinction, and Chaos, II
Napoleon D3, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Sophia R.J. Jang , Texas Tech University sophia.jang@ttu.edu
Linda J. S. Allen , Texas Tech University
LihIng W. Roeger , Texas Tech University
1:00 p.m.
Attenuance and Resonance of Periodic Cycles in Periodically Forced Population Models.
Vlajko L Kocic* , Xavier University of Louisiana
(106739486)
1:30 p.m.
Evolution and competitive coexistence in food chains.
Rosalyn C. Rael* , University of Michigan
J. M. Cushing , University of Arizona
(1067922350)
2:00 p.m.
An Exactly Solveable SIR Model Having Population Dynamics.
Ronald Mickens* , Clark Atlanta University
(1067351962)
2:30 p.m.
On a Fractional Order Epidemic Model.
Elif Demirci* , Ankara University
Nuri Ozalp , Ankara University
(1067371121)
3:00 p.m.
Interactions among virulence, coinfection and drug resistance in a complex lifecycle parasite.
Dashun Xu* , Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Gregory J Sandland , Department of Biology, University of Wisconsin
Dennis J Minchella , Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University (West Lafayette)
Zhilan Feng , Purdue University (West Lafayette)
(1067451953)
3:30 p.m.
Competitive exclusion and coexistence in a LeslieGower competition model with Allee effects.
Sophia R.J. Jang* , Texas Tech University
(1067922111)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Interactions of Inverse Problems, Signal Processing, and Imaging, II
Frontenac, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott Organizers: Zuhair Nashed , University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu
1:00 p.m.
Sparse Regularization of Geophysical Inverse Problems by a Greedy Algorithm.
Volker Michel* , Geomathematics Group, University of Siegen
(1067651199)
1:30 p.m.
On the multiparameter regularization for illposed problems.
Sergei Pereverzyev* , Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics
Sivananthan Sampath , Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics
Valeriya Naumova , Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics
(106765226)
2:00 p.m.
Four kinds of expressing solution smoothness and their consequences for illposed problems.
Bernd Hofmann* , Chemnitz University of Technology
(106765517)
2:30 p.m.
On the problem of parameter estimation in exponential sums.
Frank Filbir , Institute of Biomathematics and Biometry, Helmholtz Center Munich, Germany
Hrushikesh N. Mhaskar , California State University, Los Angeles
J{ü}rgen Prestin* , University of L{ü}beck, Germany
(1067421200)
3:00 p.m.
Nonlinear signal representations, subspace clustering and some applications.
Akram Aldroubi* , Vanderbilt University
(106768584)
3:30 p.m.
Sampling theorems associated with Singular Basic Sturm Liouville Problems.
Mahmoud H. Annaby* , Qatar University
Hassan A. Hassan , Faculty of Basic Education, Kuwait
Zeinab S. Mansour , King Saud University
(1067391154)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m. MAA Invited Paper Session on Topics in Hopf Algebras
Rhythms II and III, 2nd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Serban Raianu , California State University, Dominguez Hills sraianu@csudh.edu
Davida Fischman , California State University, San Bernardino
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse #10: Part A
Teaching introductory statistics (for instructors new to teaching intro stats).
IIe de France I, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott
Organizers:
Michael A. Posner , Villanova University
Carolyn K. Cuff , Westminster College
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse #13: Part A
Creating demonstrations and guided explorations for multivariable calculus using CalcPlot3D.
IIe de France III, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott
Organizers:
Paul Seeburger , Monroe Community College
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse #1: Part A
Special relativity through a linear algebraic lens.
IIe de France II, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott
Organizers:
John de Pillis , Unversity of California Riverside jpd@math.ucr.edu
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:25 p.m. AMS Session on Algebraic Geometry, II
Napoleon D1, 3rd Floor, Sheraton
1:00 p.m.
On Weierstrass semigroups of $m$tuples of places on function fields associated with linearized polynomials.
Gretchen L. Matthews , Clemson University
Justin D. Peachey* , Clemson University
(1067141656)
1:15 p.m.
Some new results on invariants of Fcrystals.
Xiao Xiao* , Binghamton University
(10671442)
1:30 p.m.
Toric Symmetry in GromovWitten Theory and Enumerative Geometry: Blowups of Complex Projective Space.
Dagan Karp , Harvey Mudd College
Dhruv Ranganathan* , Harvey Mudd College
Paul L Riggins , Harvey Mudd College
(106714169)
1:45 p.m.
PicardFuchs Equations for a Family of K3 Hypersurfaces.
Daniel Moore* , Harvey Mudd College
Dmitri Skjorshammer , Harvey Mudd College
(106714177)
2:00 p.m.
Classification of Tops in Five Dimensions.
Dmitri Skjorshammer* , Harvey Mudd College
(106714178)
2:15 p.m.
Vector bundles of conformal blocks.
David J Swinarski* , University of Georgia
(106714634)
2:30 p.m.
Counting Generating Invariants for the Action of a Semisimple Group.
Harlan Kadish* , University of Michigan
(106714848)
2:45 p.m.
Exact SumsofSquares Certificates in Numeric Algebraic Geometry.
Sharon Elizabeth Hutton* , North Carolina State University
Erich L. Kaltofen , North Carolina State University
Lihong Zhi , KLMM, Academy of Math and System Sciences
(1067142189)
3:00 p.m.
On the Number of Erdös' Consistent 5tuples.
Hongbo Li* , Chinese Academy of Sciences
(106714658)
3:15 p.m.
Polynomials Nonnegative on Halfstrips and Multiple Strips.
Ha N Nguyen* , Wesleyan College
(106714293)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m. AMS Session on Numerical Analysis, II
La Galerie 1, 2nd Floor, Marriott
1:00 p.m.
Commuting Smoothed Projectors in Weighted Spaces.
Minah Oh* , James Madison University
Jay Gopalakrishnan , University of Florida
(1067651099)
1:15 p.m.
$L_q$ error estimates and superconvergence analysis for finite element methods for compressible miscible displacement.
Kening Wang* , University of North Florida
Shuang Li , Ernst & Young LLP
(1067652357)
1:30 p.m.
OscillationFree Operator Splitting Method for Semilinear Diffusion Equations.
R. Corban Harwood* , Washington State University
Likun K. Zhang , Washington State University
T. Zaki Jubery , Washington State University
Greg M. Vogel , Utah State University
W. Gitau Munge , Washington State University
Joe J. Theisen , Washington State University
V. S. Manoranjan , Washington State University
(106765612)
1:45 p.m.
Spectral Collocation/pVersion Finite Element Methods for Hamiltonian Dynamical Systems.
Zhimin Zhang* , Wayne State University
Nairat Kanyamee , Wayne State University
(106765457)
2:00 p.m.
Domain Decomposition Solvers for Nonlinear Multiharmonic Finite Element Equations.
Dylan M Copeland* , Texas A&M University
Ulrich Langer , Johannes Kepler University
(106765252)
2:15 p.m.
A two domain discontinuous solution to chemical transport in a small artery and arterial wall.
Shelly M McGee* , University of Findlay
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer , George Mason University
(1067652212)
2:30 p.m.
Numerical solution for parabolic equations by a hybrid method.
Samuel N. Jator* , Austin Peay State University
(1067651081)
2:45 p.m.
A discontinuous Galerkin method for solving a modified LeakeasLarsen equation.
Weimin Han , University of Iowa
Joseph A Eichholz* , University of Iowa
Xiaoliang Cheng , Zhejiang University
Ge Wang , Virginia TechWake Forest University
(1067652145)
3:00 p.m.
An Evaluation of Solution Algorithms and Numerical Approximation Methods for Modeling an Ion Exchange Process.
Sunyoung Bu* , University of North Carolina at chapel hill
Jingfang Huang , University of North Carolina at chapel hill
Treavor H Boyer , University of Florida
Cass T Miller , University of North Carolina at chapel hill
(1067651809)
3:15 p.m.
The Alignment of Manifold Sections for Manifold Learning.
Weifeng Zhi* , University of Kentucky
(1067651599)
3:30 p.m.
On the convergence of iterative refinement/improvement of the solution to an ill conditioned linear system.
Abdramane Serme* , BMCC/CUNYThe City University of New York
Jean W. Richard , BMCC/CUNYThe City University of New York
(1067652366)
3:45 p.m.
Numerical solution for nonlinear differential equations via combined blockpulse and orthogonal functions.
Mohsen Razzaghi* , Mississippi State University
(106749564)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m. AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, II
Balcony N, 4th Floor, Marriott
1:00 p.m.
On the Multidimensional Controllerandstopper Games.
YuJui Huang* , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Erhan Bayraktar , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(106735463)
1:15 p.m.
A new boundary closure scheme for the multiresolution timedomain(MRTD) calculations.
Pengfei Yao* , University of Alabama
Shan Zhao , University of Alabama
(106735254)
1:30 p.m.
Galerkin boundary integral analysis of the GradShafranov equation.
U Pablo Suarez* , Delaware State University
(1067351931)
1:45 p.m.
A direct method for solving an illposed inhomogeneous elliptic problem.
Haiyan Tian* , The University of Southern Mississippi
Andreas Grunewald , Bonn Graduate School of Economics
(1067352384)
2:00 p.m.
A Round Peg in a Square Hole? Application of Nonuniform Rectangular Grid Schemes to Circular Domains.
Vincent J van Joolen* , United States Naval Academy
(1067352048)
2:15 p.m.
New Numerical Results on the Surface QuasiGeosgrophic Equations.
Ramjee P Sharma* , Oklahoma State University
Jiahong Wu , Oklahoma State University
(106735366)
2:30 p.m.
Finite Difference Methods for Solving the Coupled NonLinear EulerBernoulli Beam Equations, with applications to modeling the wing of a Micro Air Vehicle.
James Francis Hickman* , Shippensburg University
(1067352204)
2:45 p.m.
Dual Interpolants for Finite Element Methods.
Andrew K. Gillette* , University of Texas at Austin
Chandrajit Bajaj , University of Texas at Austin
(106735173)
3:00 p.m.
An Explicit SuperTimeStepping Scheme for NonSymmetric Parabolic Differential Equations.
Katharine F. Gurski* , Howard University
Stephen O'Sullivan , Dublin City University
(106735165)
3:15 p.m.
Spectrum of Constrained Gradient Flows of Functionalized Energies.
Gurgen Hayrapetyan* , Michigan State University
Keith Promislow , Michigan State University
(1067352360)
3:30 p.m.
Local Solvability on $\Bbb {H}_1:$ Nonhomogeneous operators.
Christopher J. Winfield* , Madison Area Science and Technology
(106735601)
3:45 p.m.
Solutions of Fractional Order Partial Differential Equations.
Lokenath Debnath* , University of TexasPan American
(1067351046)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m. AMS Session on Mathematical Biology and Ecology, II
Bayside B, 4th Floor, Sheraton
1:00 p.m.
Optimized Scoring Function to Predict Solubility Mutagenesis.
Ye (Alice) Tian* , Washington State University
Christopher Deutsch , Portland State University
Bala Krishnamoorthy , Washington State University
(106792471)
1:15 p.m.
An Heterogenous Adaptive Sparse Grid Method For Representing High Dimensional Free Energy Landscape in Proteins.
Chuanbin Du* , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Hui Wang , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Dennis Livesay , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Donald Jacobs , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
(1067922377)
1:30 p.m.
The degree of phase locking observed in hybrid neural circuits can be explained using maps based on the phase resetting curve.
Srisairam Achuthan* , Neuroscience Center of Excellence, LSU Health Sciences Center
Jianxia Cui , BioCircuits Institute, University of California, San Diego
Robert J. Butera , Laboratory for Neuroengineering, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Carmen C. Canavier , Neuroscience Center of Excellence, LSU Health Sciences Center
(1067922335)
1:45 p.m.
Stability of two cluster solutions in pulse coupled networks of neural oscillators.
Lakshmi Chandrasekaran* , Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
(106792275)
2:00 p.m.
Chord groups associated with DNA recombination in Ciliates.
Muche A Tilahun* , University of South Florida
(1067921148)
2:15 p.m.
Dynamics Of The Drosophila Circadian Clock: Theoretical AntiJitter Network And Controlled Chaos.
Hassan M FathallahShaykh* , The University of Alabama at Birningham
(1067921236)
2:30 p.m.
Boundaries of Sustainability in Simple and Elaborate Models of Agricultural Pest Control with a Pesticide and a Nontoxic Refuge.
Jemal S MohammedAwel* , Valdosta State University
John Bantle , University at Buffalo
Aaron Festinger , University at Buffalo
Ryan Klafehn , University at Buffalo
HeeJoon Jo , University at Buffalo
John Ringland , University at Buffalo
(106792307)
2:45 p.m.
Optimal Control of a Cholera Model by Vaccination.
Peng Zhong* , University of Tennessee
Suzanne Lenhart , University of Tennessee
Elsa Schaefer , Marymount University
(1067921975)
3:00 p.m.
How do we measure the response of species interactions to climate change? The use of models and experiments to study myrmecochory.
Judith E Canner* , California State University, Monterey Bay
(1067921540)
3:15 p.m.
A mathematical model to highlight the importance of vector demography in malaria dynamics and control.
Miranda Ijang TebohEwungkem* , Lafayette College
Gideon Akumah Ngwa , University of Buea, Cameroon
Calistus Ngonghala , West Virginia University
(106792735)
3:30 p.m.
Autoregulation Mechanisms in Complex Networks.
Radu C Cascaval* , University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
(1067931956)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m. AMS Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, VI
Southdown Room, 4th Floor, Sheraton
1:00 p.m.
Edges in 2factor Isomorphic Graphs.
Paul Wrayno* , Emory University
Ronald J. Gould , Emory University
(106705903)
1:15 p.m.
How large is your diameter? A quest for the diameter of a Rational Residue Graph.
Mark Budden , Western Carolina University
Nicole Calkins , Armstrong Atlantic State University
William Nathan Hack* , Armstrong Atlantic State University
Joshua K Lambert , Armstrong Atlantic State University
Kimberly Thompson , Armstrong Atlantic State University
(1067051272)
1:30 p.m.
Extremal coin graphs on multiple radii.
Jill Bigley Dunham* , Hood College
(106705253)
1:45 p.m.
$\phi$Symmetric Hamilton Cycle Decompositions of Graphs.
Michael William Schroeder* , University of Wisconsin  Madison
(1067052029)
2:00 p.m.
Distance Labelings of Trees.
Joshua Hanes* , Mississippi University for Women
Tristan Denley , Austin Peay State University
(1067051853)
2:15 p.m.
A new class of hyperenergetic graphs.
Nafiseh Jahanbakht* , University of Lethbridge
(1067051800)
2:30 p.m.
Top to random shuffles and number of fixed points.
Lerna Pehlivan* , Carleton University
(106705220)
2:45 p.m.
Permutation Puzzles.
Evan M. O'Dorney* , Danville, California
(1067051175)
3:00 p.m.
Exhaustive Random Permutations.
Palmer C Mebane* , Harvey Mudd College
(1067051751)
3:15 p.m.
Coin set extensions in the greedy changemaking problem.
Tianhui Cai* , Harvard College
(1067051667)
3:30 p.m.
Group Divisible Designs with Fixed Block Configuration.
Melanie Laffin* , Michigan Technological University
Melissa Keranen , Michigan Technological University
(1067051360)
3:45 p.m.
Weak Transversals of Latin Squares.
J Kyle Pula* , University of Denver
Ian Wanless , Monash University
(1067051503)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m. MAA Session on Effective Teaching of Upper Level Mathematics to Secondary Education Mathematics Majors, I
Grand Couteau Room, 5th Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Joyati Debnath , Winona State University JDebnath@winona.edu
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m. MAA Session on The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles, II
Grand Chenier Room, 5th Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Laura Taalman , James Madison University laurataalman@gmail.com
Robin L. Blankenship , Morehead State University
1:00 p.m.
Cops and Robbers on Planar Graphs.
Aaron J Maurer* , Carleton College
John M McCauley , Haverford College
Silviya D Valeva , Mount Holyoke College
(1067P11717)
1:20 p.m.
Bachet's problem: as few weights to weigh them all.
Edwin O'Shea* , University College, Cork, Ireland
(1067P11697)
1:40 p.m.
Puzzling Groups.
Thomas Q. Sibley* , St. John's University/College of St. Benedict
(1067P1474)
2:00 p.m.
Solitaire Mancala.
Anthony Tongen* , James Madison University
Laura Taalman , James Madison University
Roger J Thelwell , James Madison University
(1067P12011)
2:20 p.m.
Connection Games and Sperner's Lemma.
David E Molnar* , Felician College
(1067P177)
2:40 p.m.
Turn the Tide: A Game for Undergraduate Research Projects.
Catherine Stenson* , Juniata College
(1067P12333)
3:00 p.m.
Heartless Poker.
Dominic Lanphier* , Western Kentucky University
Laura Taalman , James Madison University
(1067P11684)
3:20 p.m.
Big Bucks, No Whammies: An Investigation of "Press Your Luck".
Anthony DeLegge* , Benedictine University
(1067P1299)
3:40 p.m.
The Monty Hall Problem, Reconsidered.
Jason Rosenhouse* , James Madison University
(1067P11701)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m. MAA Session on Treasures from the Past: Using Primary Sources in the Classroom
Great Ballroom E, 5th Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Amy E. ShellGellasch , Beloit College shella@beloit.edu
Daniel E. Otero , Xavier University
David J. Pengelley , New Mexico State University
1:00 p.m.
Abstract awakenings in algebra: Teaching and learning group theory through the works of Lagrange, Cauchy, and Cayley.
Janet Heine Barnett* , Colorado State University  Pueblo
(1067W11475)
1:20 p.m.
From Babylonian Table Texts to Abstractions.
Stuart Anderson* , Texas A&M UniversityCommerce
(1067W11531)
1:40 p.m.
Treasures from the Americas: Two Examples of Arithmetic as It Is No Longer Done.
Bruce S. Burdick* , Roger Williams University
(1067W12153)
2:00 p.m.
The Mathematics of Albrecht Dürer.
Andrius Tamulis* , Governors State University
(1067W12132)
2:20 p.m.
Reviewing Logs through the Resolution of Two Different Published Algebraic Representations of Napier's Logarithm.
Andy D. Martin* , Kentucky State University
(1067W11048)
2:40 p.m.
Isaac Barrow's Proof of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
Colin Bryan Powell McKinney* , Bradley University
(1067W1239)
3:00 p.m.
Newton's subjunctive $G$flat opus.
Andrew Simoson* , King College
(1067W1617)
3:20 p.m.
Partial Fractions in Euler's Institutiones calculi differentialis.
William Dunham* , Muhlenberg College
(1067W1659)
3:40 p.m.
Mathematics of NonWestern Civilizations: A New Course for Majors and Nonmajors Alike.
Jeff Suzuki* , Brooklyn College
(1067W1375)
4:00 p.m.
Multiple Paths to Mathematics Practice in alKashi's Key to Arithmetic: A Preliminary Report.
Osama O. Taani* , New Mexico State University
(1067W11184)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m. MAA Session on the Mathematics of Sustainability
Rhythms I, 2nd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Elton Graves , RoseHulman Institute of Technology graves@rosehulman.edu
Peter T. Otto , Willamette University
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m. MAA General Contributed Paper Session, VI
St. Claude, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott Organizers: Kristen Meyer , Wisconsin Lutheran College kristi.meyer@wlc.edu
Thomas R. Hagedorn , The College of New Jersey
1:00 p.m.
What to Do on Day One in Calculus One.
Jim Fulmer* , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Tom McMillan , University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1067Z12061)
1:15 p.m.
The Alpha and the Omega of 1st Year Calculus.
Carl V Lutzer* , Rochester Institute of Technology
(1067Z12411)
1:30 p.m.
Using Wolfram${}$Alpha in finite mathematics and applied calculus.
Raymond N. Greenwell* , Hofstra University
Nathan P. Ritchey , Youngstown State University
(1067Z1402)
1:45 p.m.
Teaching a first semester Calculus class entirely through Inquiry Based Learning.
David Crombecque* , Gettysburg College
(1067Z11763)
2:00 p.m.
Strategies of Involving Students in Teaching Calculus.
Jinfeng Wei* , Maryville University of St. Louis
(1067Z12160)
2:15 p.m.
Calculus Instructors' Responses to Prior Knowledge Errors.
Jana R. Talley* , Jackson State University
(1067Z11649)
2:30 p.m.
Enhancing Student Learning in Calculus Through SubjectOriented Projects.
Long Wang* , Southern Polytechnic State University
Kai Qian , Southern Polytechnic State University
(1067Z12329)
2:45 p.m.
Using Calculus to Model Aspects of the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill.
Barbara P Gonzalez , Roosevelt University
Melanie A Pivarski* , Roosevelt University
(1067Z12238)
3:00 p.m.
Height variations with change of variables.
Justin Edward Sukiennik* , University of Minnesota
(1067Z12314)
3:15 p.m.
Enhancing Calculus with Technology Labs, and getting your students to like it!
Stanley F. Florkowski* , United States Military Academy
(1067Z1954)
3:30 p.m.
Using a data modeling project to enhance the teaching of the derivative.
Murray H Siegel* , Arizona State University
(1067Z1194)
3:45 p.m.
Applications of Calculus to Game Theory: The Prisoners' Dilemma.
Lee J Stemkoski* , Adelphi University
(1067Z11795)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m. SIAM Minisymposium on Combinatorial Optimization, II
Bayside A, 4th Floor, Sheraton Organizers: David Hartvigsen , University of Notre Dame David.Hartvigsen.1@nd.edu
Donald Wagner , Office of Naval Research
1:00 p.m.
Maximum Disjoint Paths and FlowCut Gaps.
Chandra Chekuri , University Illinois UrbanaChampagne
Sanjeev Khanna , University of Pennsylvania
Loic SeguinCharbonneau , Royal Military College, St Jean sur Richelieu
Burce Shepherd* , McGill University
(1067901217)
1:30 p.m.
An $O(n^3)$ algorithm for the weighted stable set problem on clawfree graphs.
Gianpaolo Oriolo* , Universita' di Roma Tor Vergata
Yuri Faenza , Universita' di Roma Tor Vergata
Gautier Stauffer , Institut de Mathematiques de Bordeaux, Universite de Bordeaux 1
(106790809)
2:00 p.m.
Thin spanning trees, conductances, nowhere zero flows, and the traveling salesman problem.
Michel X. Goemans* , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1067051055)
2:30 p.m.
The Maximumweight Stable Matching Problem.
Xujin Chen , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Guoli Ding* , LSU
Xiaodong Hu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Wenan Zang , The University of Hong Kong
(1067051045)
3:00 p.m.
Minimizing the sum of weighted completion times in a concurrent open shop.
Monaldo Mastrolili , IDSIA
Maurice Queyranne , University of British Columbia
Andreas S. Schulz , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ola Svensson , KTH Computer Science and Communication
Nelson A. Uhan* , Purdue University
(106790438)
3:30 p.m.
Polyhedral and Algorithmic Results for 1restricted Simple 2matchings.
David Hartvigsen* , University of Notre Dame
Yanjun Li , Purdue University
(106790998)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m. SIGMAA RUME Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, II
St. Jerome, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott Organizers: Sean Larsen , Portland State University slarsen@pdx.edu
Natasha M. Speer , University of Maine
Stacy Brown , Pitzer College
1:00 p.m.
Blending InquiryBased Learning and ComputerAssisted Instruction in Algebra.
John C Mayer* , University of Alabama at Birmingham
William O. Bond , University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1067Z51376)
1:20 p.m.
Quantitative Reasoning and Students' Approaches to Solving Novel Problems.
Kevin C. Moore* , University of Georgia
(1067Z51677)
1:40 p.m.
Modeling Mathematical Behaviors; Making Sense of Traditional Teachers of Advanced Mathematics Courses Pedagogical Moves.
Tim P FukawaConnelly* , The University of New Hampshire
(1067Z51451)
2:20 p.m.
Reading Online Mathematics Textbooks, A Preliminary Study.
Mary D Shepherd* , Arizona State University
Carla van de Sande , Arizona State University
(1067Z52194)
2:40 p.m.
Individual and Collective Analysis of the Genesis of Student Reasoning regarding the Invertible Matrix Theorem in Linear Algebra.
Megan J Wawro* , San Diego State University & University of California, San Diego
(1067Z51337)
3:00 p.m.
Frameworks for Understanding Undergraduate Students' Conceptions of the Equals Sign.
Aaron Weinberg* , Ithaca College
(1067Z5952)
3:40 p.m.
An Exploration of the Transition to Graduate School in Mathematics.
Sarah L. Marsh* , University of Oklahoma
(1067Z51245)
4:00 p.m.
Differences in Beliefs and Teaching Practices between International and U.S. Domestic Mathematics Teaching Assistants.
Minsu Kim* , The University of Oklahoma
(1067Z51119)
4:20 p.m.
Improving Pass Rates in Mathematics using Interactive Software  Revisited.
Michelle DeDeo* , Univ. of North Florida
(1067Z560)
4:40 p.m.
Reasoning about Functions of TwoVariables: A Case Study.
Eric D Weber* , Arizona State University
(1067Z5343)
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m. Joint Committee on Women in the Mathematical Sciences Panel Discussion
Women in the mathematical sciences: Looking back, looking forward.
Oak Alley Room, 4th Floor, Sheraton
Organizers:
Terrell Hodge , Western Michigan University
Maura Mast , University of Massachusetts Boston
Panelists:
Mary Gray , American University
Jim Lewis , University of NebraskaLincoln
Jill Pipher , Brown University
Jean Taylor , Rutgers University
Marie Vitulli , University of Oregon
Moderators:
Terrell Hodge ,
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m. AMS Conversation on Nonacademic Employment
La Galerie 5, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Moderators:
C. Allen Butler , Daniel H. Wagner Associates, Inc.
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m. MAA Panel Dicussion
Good intentions are necessary but not sufficient: Steps toward best practices in mentoring underrepresented students.
La Galerie 6, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Organizers:
James H. Curry , Arizona State University
Panelists:
Carlos CastilloChavez , Arizona State University
A. G. (Loek) Helminck , North Carolina State University
Rhonda Hughes , Bryn Mawr College
Philip Kutzko , The University of Iowa
M. Helena Noronha , California State University, Northridge
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
This could be YOUR graduate research!
Mardi Gras D, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Moderators:
Ralucca Gera , Naval Postgraduate School
Organizers:
Aaron Luttman , Clarkson University
Panelists:
Timothy Chartier , Davidson College
Steven Horton , U. S. Military Academy at West Point
Keri Kornelson , University of Oklahoma
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
Mathematical culture and mathematical life.
Armstrong Ballroom, 8th Floor, Sheraton
Organizers:
Reuben Hersh , University of New Mexico
Vera JohnSteiner , University of New Mexico
Panelists:
Lenore Blum , CarnegieMellon University
Philip J. Davis , Brown University
Nathaniel Dean , Texas State University, San Marcos
Reuben Hersh ,
Gizem Karaali , Pomona College
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m. SIGMAA on Statistics Education/ASAMAA Joint Committee on Undergraduate Statistics Panel Discussion
Report from the International Conference on Teaching Statistics: A world view of statistics education.
Mardi Gras BC, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Organizers:
John McKenzie , Babson College
Michael A. Posner , Villanova University
Panelists:
Rob Carver , Stonehill College
Katherine Halvorsen , Smith College
John McKenzie ,
Milo Schield , Augusburg College
Gail Burrill , Michigan State University
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m. MAA Committee on Technologies in Mathematics and Education/WEB SIGMAA Panel Discussion
Assessment of learning in an age of technology.
La Galerie 2, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Organizers:
Michael B. Scott , California State University Monterery Bay
Jason Aubrey , University of Missouri
Panelists:
Andrew G. Bennett , Kansas State University
Gavin LaRose , University of Michigan
Alison Marble Ahlgren , University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m. Summer Program for Women in Mathematics (SPWM) Reunion
Gallery Ballroom, 1st Floor, Sheraton
Organizers:
Murli M. Gupta , The George Washington University
Friday January 7, 2011, 1:15 p.m.3:55 p.m. AMS Session on Fluid Mechanics, II, and Geophysics
Cornet Room, 8th Floor, Sheraton
1:15 p.m.
Numerical Simulation of Oblique and Headon Collision.
Leon Kaganovskiy* , New College of Florida
Robert Krasny , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(106776243)
1:30 p.m.
An Integrative Model of Hyperactivated Sperm Motility.
Sarah D Olson* , Tulane University
Susan Suarez , Cornell University
Lisa Fauci , Tulane University
(106776216)
1:45 p.m.
Deposition Patterns of Nanoparticles in Human Nasal Passages.
Rebecca A Segal* , Virginia Commonwealth University
(1067761928)
2:00 p.m.
New Minimal Representation of Self Propelled Swimmers in Stokes Flow Using Regularized Fundamental Solutions.
Priya Shilpa Boindala* , Georgia Gwinnett College
(106776250)
2:15 p.m.
Modeling the Evaporation of a Tear Film over a Contact Lens.
Kevin Talbott* , George Mason University
(1067761374)
2:30 p.m.
Numerical Simulation of Fiber Spinning Including FlowInduced Crystallization.
David C Szurley* , Francis Marion University
(1067761655)
2:45 p.m.
Mathematical model of a liquid jet breakup containing solid particles.
M. Hameed* , University of South Carolina Upstate
J. Morris , Department of Chemical Engineering, City College of New York
(1067761364)
3:00 p.m.
Preliminary Report on the Modeling of Surface Velocities and Fault Rotations.
Danielle Nicole Gannon* , Saint Mary's College
Natalie Domelle , Saint Mary's College
Lucy Flesch , Purdue University
(106786150)
3:15 p.m.
Evolution of a Mushy Zone on a Finite Domain.
Nicholas R Gewecke* , University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Tim P Schulze , University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(106786346)
3:30 p.m.
Estimation of Near Surface Wind Structures in Tornadic Vortices.
Sean M Crowell* , University of Oklahoma
Luther White , University of Oklahoma
Louis Wicker , National Severe Storms Laboratory
(106786950)
3:45 p.m.
A one dimensional algorithm for seismic imaging and inversion: theoretical development and numerical tests.
Bogdan G. Nita* , Montclair State University
Ashley Ciesla , Montclair State University
Christopher Smith , The College of New Jersey
(1067861887)
Friday January 7, 2011, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m. MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Napoleon A1A3, 3rd Floor, Sheraton Organizers: Jon Scott , Montgomery College jon.scott@montgomerycollege.edu
2:00 p.m.
Workshops That Improve Undergraduate Teaching of Mathematics.
Alex Heidenberg* , United States Military Academy
Jerry Kobylski , United States Military Academy
Hilary Fletcher , United States Military Academy
2:00 p.m.
DistributomeAn Interactive Webbased Resource for Probability Distributions.
Kyle Siegrist* , University of Alabama in Huntsville
Ivo Dinov , University of California, Los Angeles
Dennis Pearl , The Ohio State University
2:00 p.m.
Mathematics and Social Advocacy.
Sandra Kingan , Brooklyn College of CUNY
Jeff Suzuki* , Brooklyn College of CUNY
2:00 p.m.
The HBCU Retreat and FollowOn Program.
Don Small* , United States Military Academy
Laurette Foster , Prairie View A&M University
2:00 p.m.
Teaching Abstract Algebra for Understanding.
Estrella Johnson* , Portland State University
Sean Larsen , Portland State University
2:00 p.m.
Math in the City.
Petronela Radu* , University of NebraskaLincoln
Stephen Hartke , University of NebraskaLincoln
2:00 p.m.
Lurch, Educational Software for Writing Proofs.
Kenneth G. Monks* , University of Scranton
Nathan Carter , Bentley University
2:00 p.m.
DIY ModelingDo It Yourself Modeling and Simulation for STEM Learning.
Frank Wattenberg* , United States 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.
Discovering the Art of Mathematics.
Julian F. Fleron* , Westfield State College
Philip K. Hotchkiss , Westfield State College
Volker Ecke , Westfield State College
Christine von Renesse , Westfield State College
2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Reasoning in the Contemporary World.
Caren Diefenderfer* , Hollins University
Bernard L. Madison , University of Arkansas
Stuart Boersma , Central Washington University
Shannon 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 Dingman , University of Arkansas
2:00 p.m.
Biology and Mathematics in Population StudiesBioMaPS I and BioMaPS II.
Donald Adongo* , Murray State University
K. Renee Fister , Murray State University
Terry Derting , Murray State University
Chris Mecklin , Murray State University
Claire Fuller , Murray State University
Kate He , Murray State University
Emily Croteau , Murray State University
Maeve McCarthy , Murray State University
Howard Whiteman , Murray State University
2:00 p.m.
Dynamic Visualization Tools for Multivariable Calculus.
Paul Seeburger* , Monroe Community College
2:00 p.m.
Enabling Computer Algebra Use in the Undergraduate Abstract Algebra Curriculum.
Alexander Hulpke* , Colorado State University
2:00 p.m.
STEM Real World Applications of Mathematics.
Darren Narayan* , Rochester Institute of Technology
William Basener , Rochester Institute of Technology
2:00 p.m.
Analysis of Stress in Biological Systems.
Ben G. Fitzpatrick* , Loyola Marymount University
Thomas Zachariah , Loyola Marymount University
Wendy Binder , Loyola Marymount University
Kam Dahlquist , Loyola Marymount University
Gary Kuleck , Loyola Marymount University
2:00 p.m.
Paradigms in Physics: Interactive Electromagnetism Curricular Materials.
Tevian Dray* , Oregon State University
Corinne A. Manogue , Oregon State University
Emily H. van Zee , Oregon State University
2:00 p.m.
Project MOSAIC: Integrating Modeling, Statistics, Calculus and Computation in the Early Undergraduate Curriculum.
Daniel Kaplan* , Macalester College
2:00 p.m.
Undertaking a Purposeful and Effective Departmental Review.
Nancy Baxter Hastings* , Dickinson College
2:00 p.m.
Flash Applets for WeBWork Online Homework System.
Barbara Margolius* , Cleveland State University
Yuping Wu , Cleveland State University
2:00 p.m.
ResearchBased Video for Teaching Undergraduate Proof.
Jim Sandefur , Georgetown University
Kay Somers , Moravian College
Connie Campbell* , Millsaps College
2:00 p.m.
An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem.
Jeffrey Forrester* , Dickinson College
Michael P. Roberts , Dickinson College
2:00 p.m.
WeBWorK: Improving Student Success in Mathematics.
Arnold Pizer* , University of Rochester
Mike Gage , University of Rochester
Vicki Roth , University of Rochester
Michael Pearson , Mathematical Association of America
2:00 p.m.
MathVote: Teaching Mathematics with Classroom Voting.
Jean McGivneyBurelle* , University of Hartford
Kathy Shay , Middlesex County College
Ann Stewart , Hood College
Lahna VonEpps , Columbia College
Kelly Cline , Carroll College
Holly Zullo , Carroll College
Christopher Storm , Adelphi University
2:00 p.m.
Maplets for Calculus.
Douglas B. Meade* , University of South Carolina
Philip B. Yasskin , Texas A & M University
Matthew Barry , Texas A & M University
2:00 p.m.
UTMOST: Undergraduate Teaching of Mathematics with Open Software and Textbooks.
Robert Beezer* , University of Puget Sound
Jason Grout , Drake University
MarjaLiisa Hassi , University of Colorado at Boulder
Thomas Judson , Stephen F. Austin State University
Kiran Kedlaya , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sandra Laursen , University of Colorado at Boulder
William Stein , University of Washington, Seattle
2:00 p.m.
Discovery Learning Projects in Introductory Statistics.
Brad Bailey* , North Georgia College & State University
Dianna Spence , North Georgia College & State University
2:00 p.m.
Mathematics Partnering with Computer Sciences to Improve Calculus Instruction and Learning.
Calvin L. Williams* , Clemson University
Marilyn Reba , Clemson University
Roy Pargas , Clemson University
Allen Guest , Clemson University
2:00 p.m.
Supplying Undergraduate Biology and Mathematics Education and Research Group Experiences (SUBMERGE) to Students at the University of Michigan: Understanding Diseases with Math Biology.
Patrick Nelson , University of Michigan
Trachette Jackson , University of Michigan
Michael Simonov* , University of Michigan
Helen Shi , University of Michigan
2:00 p.m.
The Integrative Biomathematics Learning and Engagement Network for Diversity (iBLEND) Project at North Carolina A&T State University.
Gregory D. Goins* , North Carolina A&T State University
Mingxiang Chen , North Carolina A&T State University
C. Dinitra White , North Carolina A&T State University
Dominic P. Clemence , North Carolina A&T State University
Thomas C. Redd , North Carolina A&T State University
2:00 p.m.
Problems of the Week as Teacher Education Resources.
Jason Silverman* , Drexel University
Chrystal Dean , Appalachian State University
2:00 p.m.
The Math Forum's Virtual Fieldwork Sequence.
Wesley Shumar* , Drexel University
Jason Silverman , Drexel University
Stephen Weimar , The Math Forum at Drexel
Ellen Clay , The Math Forum at Drexel
2:00 p.m.
Preservice Teachers' Learning and Motivation in Working with The Math Forum's Virtual Fieldwork Sequence.
K. Ann Renninger* , Swarthmore College
Mark Chin , Swarthmore College
Dennis Fan , Swarthmore College
Ming Cai , Swarthmore College
2:00 p.m.
Assessing Openended Mathematics Writing: The Math Image Wiki Page Coding Scheme (MICS).
Anna M. Phillips* , Swarthmore College
Abram Lipman , Swarthmore College
K. Ann Renninger , Swarthmore College
2:00 p.m.
MBUR (Mathematical Biology and Undergraduate Research): Modeling the Dynamics of Riparian Forests and Landforms.
Lindsay Blazsek , Youngstown State University
Lisa M. Curll , Youngstown State University
Thomas P. Diggins , Youngstown State University
George T. Yates* , Youngstown State University
2:00 p.m.
Texas A&M UBM: Student research experience is the key.
Jay Walton , Texas A&M University
May Boggess* , Texas A&M University
Masami Fujiwara , Texas A&M University
Kaibin Fu , Prairie View A&M University
Harriette Block , Prairie View A&M University
2:00 p.m.
Texas A&M Math REU: The 3 X 5 Model.
Jay Walton , Texas A&M University
Al Boggess* , Texas A&M University
2:00 p.m.
Interdisciplinary Training in Mathematical Biology Through Teambased Undergraduate Research and Courses.
Jason Miller* , Truman State University
Pamela Ryan , Truman State University
2:00 p.m.
Broadening Participation in STEM Through Integrative Experiences For FirstYear Students.
Jason Miller* , Truman State University
2:00 p.m.
University Scholars in STEM.
Leah Gold* , Cleveland State University
Barbara K. Modney , Cleveland State University
Daniel Simon , Cleveland State University
Lauren Davis , Cleveland State University
Carol Hodanbosi , Cleveland State University
Mark Tumeo , Cleveland State University
2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Skills in Biology through Scientific Inquiry at James Madison University.
Brian Walton* , James Madison University
Anthony Tongen , James Madison University
Nusrat Jahan , James Madison University
Reid Harris , James Madison University
2:00 p.m.
Mathematical Methods for Biology and Medicine.
Glenn Ledder* , University of Nebraska Lincoln
2:00 p.m.
Research, Dissemination, and Faculty Development of InquiryBased Learning (IBL) Methods in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics.
Michael Starbird* , The University of Texas at Austin
Paul J. Sally , University of Chicago
John Boller , University of Chicago
Ralf Spatzier , University of Michigan
Sandra Laursen , University of Colorado at Boulder
John D. Moore , University of California, Santa Barbara
William B. Jacob , University of California, Santa Barbara
2:00 p.m.
GeoGebra Applets for Elementary Statistics.
David Gurney* , Southeastern Louisiana University
2:00 p.m.
Motivation and Learning in an Online Unmoderated Mathematics Workshop for Teachers.
K. Ann Renninger* , Swarthmore College
Ming Cai , Swarthmore College
M. C. Lewis , Swarthmore College
M. Adams , Swarthmore College
K. Ernst , Drexel University
2:00 p.m.
CELTIC: Calculus for Elementary Teachers: An Innovative Context.
Karen Keene* , North Carolina State University
Alina Duca , North Carolina State University
Paola Szatjn , North Carolina State University
2:00 p.m.
MINDSET: Mathematics Instruciton using Decision Science and Engineering Tools.
Robert Young , North Carolina State University
Karen Keene* , North Carolina State University
Kenneth Chelst , Wayne State University
Thomas Edwards , Wayne State University
David Pugalee , The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
2:00 p.m.
An Accessible Online Resource for Mathematics Students and Instructors.
Lila F. Roberts* , Clayton State University
2:00 p.m.
Online Statistics Education: An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study II.
David M. Lane* , Rice University
Camille Peres , University of Houston, Clear Lake Campus
2:00 p.m.
Biocalculus: Text Development, Dialog, and Assessment.
Timothy Comar* , Benedictine University
Brenda Alberico , Benedictine University
2:00 p.m.
MAA's Interactive Online Calculus Text.
David Smith* , Duke University
Lang Moore , Duke University
2:00 p.m.
Resources for Courses: MathDL's New Collection of Online Materials.
Lang Moore* , Duke University
Tom Leathrum , Jacksonville State University
2:00 p.m.
Empowering Student Learning in Mathematical Analysis.
Barbara A. Shipman* , The University of Texas at Arlington
2:00 p.m.
PREP: MAA's Professional Development Program.
J. Michael Pearson , Mathematical Association of America
Nancy Baxter Hastings , Dickinson College
Barbara Edwards , Oregon State University
Nathaniel Dean , Texas State University San Marcos
Virginia Buchanan , Hiram College
Mike Brilleslyper , United States Air Force Academy
Jon Scott* , Montgomery College
2:00 p.m.
Modern Biology, Modern Mathematics, and Modern Solutions: Moving Biomathematics Education Beyond Calculus.
Raina Robeva* , Sweet Briar College
Terrell Hodge , Western Michigan University
Robin Davies , Sweet Briar College
Alexander Enyedi , Western Michigan University
2:00 p.m.
The Math SSTEM Program for Attracting and Retaining Scholars in the Mathematical Sciences.
Alexandra Kurepa* , North Carolina A&T State University
2:00 p.m.
The Links Between Smale's Mean Value Conjecture and Convergence.
Hayley M MilesLeighton* , University of California, San Diego
(1067302386)
2:00 p.m.
Realization Relationships Between Communication Models.
Leilani Hendrina Gilpin* , University of California, San Diego
(1067902390)
Friday January 7, 2011, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m. AMS Invited Address
Selforganization in human, biological, and artificial systems.
Great Ballroom AC, 5th Floor, Sheraton
Andrea L. Bertozzi* , UCLA
(10679209)
Friday January 7, 2011, 2:15 p.m.3:55 p.m. AMS Session on Differential Geometry
Rosalie, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott
2:15 p.m.
Curve Matching Using Integral Invariants.
Susan Crook* , North Carolina State University
(1067531958)
2:30 p.m.
Facial Recognition Using Conformal Geometry.
Meghan Anne Galiardi , Stonehill College
Miguel Angel Lugo* , Florida State University
Shawn Leo Witte , Central Michigan University
(106753145)
2:45 p.m.
Moving Frames and The Equivalence of Homogeneous Polynomials.
Thomas H. Wears* , North Carolina State University
(106753166)
3:00 p.m.
A dense Gdelta of Riemannian metrics without the finite blocking property.
WahKwan Ku* , Indiana University
Marlies Gerber , Indiana University
(1067531156)
3:15 p.m.
Distance comparison and the Dirichlet problem for curve shortening flow in convex domains.
Paul T Allen , Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon
Adam Layne , Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon
Katharine Tsukahara* , Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon
(106753193)
3:30 p.m.
Remarks on some NonLinear Heat Flows in Kähler Geometry.
Donovan C McFeron* , Ramapo College of New Jersey
(1067531232)
3:45 p.m.
The Geometry of Simple Singularities.
Joanna K Nelson* , University of WisconsinMadison
(1067532183)
Friday January 7, 2011, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m. MAA Committee on the Teaching of Undergraduate Mathematics Panel Discussion
Calculus reform: 25 years later.
La Galerie 2, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Organizers:
Steve Benson , Lesley University
Joe Yanik , Emporia State University
Marilyn Carlson , Arizona State University
Ellen Kirkman , Wake Forest University
Panelists:
Steve Benson ,
Tom Dick , Oregon State University
Deborah Hughes Hallett , University of Arizona
Judy Holdner , Kenyon College
Paul Zorn , St. Olaf College
Friday January 7, 2011, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
Mathematicians and teachers: Professional development and outreach groups.
Mardi Gras D, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Organizers:
James King , University of Washington
Gail Burrill , Michigan State University
Panelists:
Darryl Yong , Harvey Mudd University
Brian Hopkins , St. Peters College
James King ,
Harvey Keynes , University of Minnesota
Brynja Kohler , Utah State University
Friday January 7, 2011, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m. SIGMAA on Mathematical and Computational BiologySIGMAA on Statistics EducationASA/MAA Joint Committee on Undergraduate Statistics Panel Discussion
Creating/improving the biomathematics/biostatistics course.
Mardi Gras BC, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Organizers:
Michael A. Posner , Villanova University
Raina Robeva , Sweet Briar College
Holly Gaff , Old Dominion Univevrsity
Panelists:
Pam Ryan , Truman University
Fred Adler ,
Laurie Heyer , Davidson College
Deborah Nolan , University of California, Berkeley
Friday January 7, 2011, 2:45 p.m.4:15 p.m. AMS Committee on the Profession Panel Discussion
What I wish I had known before applying for a job.
Mardi Gras EFGH, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Moderators:
Eric M. Friedlander , University of Southern California
Panelists:
Ruth M. Charney , Brandeis University
Erin E. Corman , National Security Agency
Mark L. Huber , Claremont McKenna College
Zachary Miner , University of Texas at Austin
Malabika Pramanik , University of British Columbia
Friday January 7, 2011, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m. AMS Invited Address
Potential Theory meets Geometric Measure Theory.
Great Ballroom AC, 5th Floor, Sheraton
Tatiana Toro* , University of Washington
(10673105)
Friday January 7, 2011, 3:20 p.m.4:15 p.m. MAA Session on Journals and Portfolios: Tools in Learning Mathematics?
La Galerie 6, 2nd Floor, Marriott Organizers: Sarah L. Mabrouk , Framingham State University smabrouk@framingham.edu
Friday January 7, 2011, 4:25 p.m.5:25 p.m. Joint Prize Session
Great Ballroom AC, 5th Floor, Sheraton
Friday January 7, 2011, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m. SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Guest Lecture and Business Meeting
Great Ballroom E, 5th Floor, Sheraton
Friday January 7, 2011, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m. Joint Prize Session Reception
Armstrong Ballroom, 8th Floor, Sheraton
Friday January 7, 2011, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m. MAA Reunion for Those Interested in Refocusing College Algebra
Grand Couteau Room, 5th Floor, Sheraton
Organizers:
Donald B. Small , U. S. Military Academy
Friday January 7, 2011, 5:45 p.m.6:30 p.m. SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education Business Meeting
St. Jerome, 3rd Floor, JW Marriott
Friday January 7, 2011, 5:45 p.m.7:15 p.m. SIGMAA Statistics Education Business Meeting and Reception
La Galerie 6, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Friday January 7, 2011, 5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m. MAA TwoYear College Reception
La Galerie 2, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Friday January 7, 2011, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m. SIGMAA on Mathematical and Computational Biology Business Meeting
Rhythms I, 2nd Floor, Sheraton
Friday January 7, 2011, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m. SIGMAA on Teaching Advanced High School Mathematics Business Meeting
Mardi Gras BC, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Friday January 7, 2011, 7:00 p.m.7:45 p.m. SIGMAA on Mathematical and Computational Biology Guest Lecture
Rhythms I, 2nd Floor, Sheraton
Friday January 7, 2011, 7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m. Young Mathematicians' Network Open Forum
All meeting participants, including undergraduates and graduate students, are welcome to discuss topics and issues affecting young mathematicians.
Maurepas Room, 3rd Floor, Sheraton
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