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1989 Summer Meeting
Boulder, CO, August 710, 1989
Meeting #850
Associate secretaries:
Andy R Magid, AMS
amagid@ou.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA
ross@math.uoregon.edu
Thursday August 10, 1989

Thursday August 10, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Orthogonal Polynomials, I

7:00 a.m.
Introduction

7:20 a.m.
Characterization theorems of orthogonal polynomials.
W. A. AlSalam*, University of Alberta
(8500135)

8:10 a.m.
Differential equations and zeros of orthogonal polynomials.
Martin E. Muldoon*, York University
(85033102)

Thursday August 10, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Questions in Computational Geometry, III

7:00 a.m.
Informal Discussion

Thursday August 10, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Free Boundary Problems and Partial Differential Equations, IV

7:00 a.m.
Existence and geometry of solutions of a free boundary problem for the heat equation.
Andrew Acker, Wichita State University
Kirk Lancaster*, Wichita State University
(8503551)

7:30 a.m.
The onset of instability in the trapped drop problem.
Thomas I. Vogel*, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
(8504950)

8:00 a.m.
Uniqueness of the solution to some free boundary problems for the Laplace equation.
David E. Tepper*, Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York
(8503534)

8:30 a.m.
Regularity theory for grad differential equations.
Ed Stredulinsky*, Lawrence University
Peter Laurence, University Degli Studii, Milano, Italy
(8503573)

Thursday August 10, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Number Theory and Applications, IV

7:00 a.m.
Subexponential class number algorithms.
Johannes Buchmann*, Universit\"at des Saarlandes, Federal Republic of Germany
(8501178)

7:30 a.m.
An open architecture number sieve.
H. C. Williams*, University of Manitoba
(8501107)

8:00 a.m.
Program checkers for modular exponentiation.
Kireeti Kompella*, University of Southern California
(8501179)

8:30 a.m.
Practical zeroknowledge proofs: Giving hints and using deficiencies.
Joan Boyar*, University of Chicago
Katalin Friedl, University of Chicago
Carsten Lund, University of Chicago
(8506808)

Thursday August 10, 1989, 7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #7 (Part B)
HP28S short course for nearly inexperienced users
Organizers:
Jerold Mathews, Iowa State University

Thursday August 10, 1989, 7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #9 (Part A)
A seminar on women in mathematics
Organizers:
Miriam P. Cooney, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana

Thursday August 10, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Session on Analysis and Probability

7:00 a.m.
Waiting times for runs of rare events.
Anant Godbole*, Michigan Technological University
(8506075)

7:20 a.m.
Maximum and minimum sets for some geometric mean values.
Richard E. Pfiefer*, San Jose State University
(8506024)

7:40 a.m.
Statistical tests for diagonality of a covariance matrix.
Jack Tomsky*, Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, Palo Alto, California
(8506201)

8:00 a.m.
Computation of gradients in Banach spaces.
Ivie Stein, Jr.*, University of Toledo
(8506565)

8:20 a.m.
Factorization without arithmetic.
Robert J. Valenza*, Claremont McKenna College
(8506862)

8:40 a.m.
Supermartingales and superadditive games: An additivization alternative to Gilboa's.
Thomas E. Armstrong*, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(85099111)

Thursday August 10, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:55 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
The role of the computer in calculus reform
Moderators:
Eugene A. Herman, Grinnell College
s:
Robert L. Devaney, Boston University
Kenneth R. Hoffman, Hampshire College
David A. Smith, Duke University and chair of CCIME
Paul Zorn, St. Olaf College

Thursday August 10, 1989, 7:40 a.m.8:30 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
The number of solutions of Diophantine equations.
Wolfgang M. Schmidt*, University of Colorado, Boulder

Thursday August 10, 1989, 9:10 a.m.10:00 a.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
alpha x^2 + hxy + cy^2 = n.
John H. Conway*, Princeton University

Thursday August 10, 1989, 10:15 a.m.11:15 a.m.
MAA Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures, Lecture III
The mathematics of mixing things up: Modern Markov chain theory.
Persi W. Diaconis*, Harvard University

Thursday August 10, 1989, 12:15 p.m.1:45 p.m.
AMS Progress in Mathematics Lecture
Mathematical problems of liquid crystals.
Haim Brezis*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick and Universite de Paris VIP, France
(85058120)
Liquid crystals.
Haim Brezis*, Rutgers University and Universite de Paris VI, France

Thursday August 10, 1989, 12:15 p.m.2:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #8 (Part B)
Applications of the HP28S for experienced users
Organizers:
Thomas W. Tucker, Colgate University

Thursday August 10, 1989, 12:15 p.m.2:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #9 (Part B)
A seminar on women in mathematics
Organizers:
Miriam P. Cooney, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana

Thursday August 10, 1989, 2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture IV
Geometry, groups, and selfsimilar tilings.
William P. Thurston*, Princeton University

Thursday August 10, 1989, 2:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Orthogonal Polynomials, II

2:00 p.m.
Orthogonal polynomials and numerical quadrature.
Walter Gautschi*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8500199)

2:30 p.m.
History of asymptotics of orthogonal polynomials.
Mourad E. H. Ismail*, University of South Florida
(8500114)

3:00 p.m.
Chebyshev's work.
Ranjan Roy*, Beloit College
(8503367)

3:30 p.m.
Classical orthogonal polynomials.
Richard A. Askey*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(8500198)

Thursday August 10, 1989, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Questions in Computational Geometry, IV

3:00 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Thursday August 10, 1989, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Number Theory and Applications, V

3:00 p.m.
Simplification of nested radicals.
Susan Landau*, Wesleyan University
(8501206)

3:30 p.m.
Deterministic factorization of polynomials over special finite fields.
Eric Bach*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(8501270)

4:00 p.m.
On the deterministic complexity of factoring polynomials over finite fields.
Victor Shoup*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(8501255)

4:30 p.m.
Some alternate strategies for generating irreducible polynomials over finite fields.
Gove Effinger*, Skidmore College
(8501205)

Thursday August 10, 1989, 3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
AMS Session on Analysis, III

3:00 p.m.
On the dimension of fractal functions defined on subsets of R^n, n > 1.
Peter R. Massopust*, West Georgia College
(85026101)

3:20 p.m.
Best twinvalue regions for continued fractions K(a_n/1).
Walter M. Reid*, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
(85030104)

3:40 p.m.
Openrestriction decomposition property.
Ridgley Lange*, Weidman, Michigan
(85047106)

4:00 p.m.
Quasicompact operators.
Amir Maleki*, University of the Virgin Islands
(85099108)

4:20 p.m.
Sampling expansions in discrete WalshFourier analysis.
Nasser Dastrange*, Buena Vista College
(85094100)
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