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Joint Summer Meeting
Columbus, OH, August 811, 1990
Meeting #859
Associate secretaries:
W Wistar Comfort, AMS
wcomfort@wesleyan.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA
ross@math.uoregon.edu
Saturday August 11, 1990

Saturday August 11, 1990, 7:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Combinatorics, III

7:00 a.m.
Delsarte's inequalities and tdesigns.
Richard M. Wilson*, California Institute of Technology
(85905154)

7:30 a.m.
Association schemes on triples and a ternary algebra.
Dale M. Mesner, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Prabir Bhattacharya*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(8590519)

8:00 a.m.
Cycle ideals and tactical partitions of distanceregular graphs.
Aaron D. Meyerowitz*, Florida Atlantic University
(85905119)

8:30 a.m.
A large set of designs on vector spaces.
D. K. RayChaudhuri, Ohio State University, Columbus
Erin J. Schram*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(8590579)

9:00 a.m.
Structure theory of planar graphs embedded on nonplanar surfaces.
Bojan Mohar, University of Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
Neil Robertson*, Ohio State University, Columbus
Richard Vitray, Appalachian State University
(85905147)

9:30 a.m.
Leafless trees in countable graphs.
Bogdan Oporowski*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(85905162)

10:00 a.m.
Incidence matrices in geometric lattices.
Joseph P. S. Kung*, University of North Texas
(8590535)

10:30 a.m.
Strong Tutte functions of matroids and graphs.
Thomas Zaslavsky*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(8590529)

Saturday August 11, 1990, 7:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Ring Theory, III

7:00 a.m.
The enumeration of finite chain rings.
Yousif AlKhamees*, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
(8591696)

7:30 a.m.
Injectivity, Pinjectivity and Vrings.
Roger Yue Chi Ming*, University of Paris VII, France
(8591660)

8:00 a.m.
CSmodules with chain conditions.
V. Camillo, University of Iowa
M. F. Yousif*, Ohio State University, Lima
(85916110)

8:30 a.m.
Orders in blocked triangular matrix rings.
MingSun Li, Oberlin College
Julius Zelmanowitz*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(85916104)

9:00 a.m.
Nonsingular retractable modules and their endomorphism rings.
Soumaya Khuri*, East Carolina University
(8591627)

9:30 a.m.
On the weakinjectivity of rings.
Abdullah AlHuzali, Ohio University, Athens
S. K. Jain, Ohio University, Athens
S. R. LopezPermouth*, Ohio University, Athens
(8591687)

10:00 a.m.
Class decomposition of modules.
Saad Mohamed*, Kuwait University, Kuwait
(8591644)

10:30 a.m.
Modules with chain conditions on superfluous submodules.
Ibrahim AlKhazzi, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Patrick F. Smith*, University of Glasgow, Scotland
(8591664)

Saturday August 11, 1990, 7:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Group Theory, III

7:00 a.m.
A numerical approach to rewriteability in finite groups.
Judy L. Leavitt, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Gary J. Sherman*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Mark E. Walker, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8592083)

7:30 a.m.
A special class of finite pgroups.
Wolfgang P. Kappe*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(8592032)

8:00 a.m.
Property nu in groups.
James C. Beidleman*, University of Kentucky
(8592010)

8:30 a.m.
Intersections of subgroup functors.
Ben Brewster*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(8592024)

9:00 a.m.
On exact power margin groups.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(8592031)

9:30 a.m.
Leviproperties generated by varieties.
Robert Fitzgerald Morse*, IBM Corporation, Owega,New York
(8592038)

10:00 a.m.
Nonnormal projectivities of metacyclic pgroups.
Charles Holmes*, Miami University
(8592041)

10:30 a.m.
On the structure of dualstandard subgroups.
Stewart Stonehewer, Warwick University, England
Giovanni Zacher*, Universit\'a di Padova, Italy
(8592040)

Saturday August 11, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #10: Part A
CAS laboratory projects for calculus
Organizers:
Carl Leinbach, Gettysburg College

Saturday August 11, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #6: Part C
Writing to learn mathematics
Organizers:
Agnes Azzolino, Middlesex County College

Saturday August 11, 1990, 7:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic Number Theory and Multiplicative Structures

7:00 a.m.
A note on fundamental properties of recurring series.
Joseph Arkin, United States Military Academy
David C. Arney, United States Military Academy
Frank R. Giordano, United States Military Academy
Rickey A. Kolb*, United States Military Academy
(8591154)

7:15 a.m.
Explicit construction of certain metacyclic extensions.
Stanley Gurak*, University of San Diego
(85911113)

7:30 a.m.
Small two variable exponential diophantine equations.
Robert Styer*, Villanova University
(85911163)

7:45 a.m.
Narcissistic loops.
John F. Lamb, Jr.*, East Texas State University
(8591104)

8:00 a.m.
Divisor functions and subgroups of dihedral groups.
David W. Jensen*, United States Air Force Academy
Michael K. Keane, United States Air Force Academy
(8591106)

8:15 a.m.
The original manuscript of the generalized Fibonacci numbers combined with the generalized Pascal triangle.
Joseph Arkin*, United States Military Academy
David C. Arney, United States Military Academy
Frank R. Giordano, United States Military Academy
(8591147)

8:30 a.m.
Supercube II.
Joseph Arkin, United States Military Academy
David C. Arney*, United States Military Academy
Frank R. Giordano, United States Military Academy
(8591148)

8:45 a.m.
The structure of stochastic complements in irreducible stochastic matrices.
Peter M. Gibson*, University of Alabama, Huntsville
(8591562)

9:00 a.m.
The eigenvalue problem without determinants.
William A. McWorter, Ohio State University, Columbus
Leroy F. Meyers*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(85915118)

9:15 a.m.
The isometries of certain finite dimensional normed spaces.
Rohan Hemasinha*, University of West Florida
James R. Weaver, University of West Florida
(8591590)

9:30 a.m.
Universal localization of wide tilde A_12, twisted pencils of matrices, and indecomposable modules.
Mike May, S. J.*, Cambridge, Massachusetts
(85916121)

9:45 a.m.
Centroids and root systems.
Duncan J. Melville*, Yale University
(85917124)

Saturday August 11, 1990, 7:30 a.m.9:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Liberal Arts Mathematics Courses, Part C

7:30 a.m.
A health sciences core curriculum sequence in mathematics.
Henry C. Foehl*, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, Pennsylvania

7:45 a.m.
Mathematics for honors students in liberal arts and business.
Satish C. Bhatnager*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Leonard Zane, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

8:00 a.m.
Creating new avenues for liberal arts students.
Dave Wells*, Pennsylvania State University, New Kensington Campus
Lynn Schmitt, Pennsylvania State University, New Kensington Campus

8:15 a.m.
Other people's math: What every student should know.
Lucy L. Deephouse*, Trinity College, Connecticut
Timothy V. Craine, Trinity College, Connecticut

8:30 a.m.
An attempt to teach mathematics.
Kathleen A. Taylor*, Duquesne University

8:45 a.m.
Math and math anxious.
Margaret Herzog*, Pacific Lutheran University

9:00 a.m.
Contemporary mathematics and its utilitarian value.
Ronald J. Czochor*, Glassboro State College, New Jersey

9:15 a.m.
Who are the liberal arts students and what math is "practical" for them?
Carole A. Bauer*, Triton College, Illinois

9:30 a.m.
Who is our customer and what does she need to know?
JoAnne S. Growney*, Bloomsburg University

9:45 a.m.
What does all this have to do with mathematics?
Barry Brunson*, Western Kentucky University

Saturday August 11, 1990, 7:50 a.m.8:40 a.m.
MAAACM Invited Address
On the computational complexity of doing mathematics.
Juris Hartmanis*, Cornell University

Saturday August 11, 1990, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III

8:00 a.m.
MordellWeil groups of extremal K3 surfaces.
Rick Miranda*, Colorado State University
(85914126)

8:30 a.m.
Determinantal transversality criteria.
Robert Speiser*, Brigham Young University
(8591455)

9:00 a.m.
Rationally triangulable automorphisms.
James K. Deveney, Virginia Commonwealth University
David R. Finston*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(8591330)

9:30 a.m.
The Gauss map of a generic genus 4 theta divisor.
Robert Varley*, University of Georgia
Malcolm Adams, University of Georgia
Clint McCrory, University of Georgia
Theodore Shifrin, University of Georgia
(85914139)

10:00 a.m.
Minimal models of elliptic threefolds.
Antonella Grassi*, Duke University
(8591494)

10:30 a.m.
Infinitesimal propagation of line bundles among curves on algebraic varieties.
YunGang Ye*, Duke University
(85914164)

Saturday August 11, 1990, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Calculus Reform and the First Two Years Panel Discussion

Saturday August 11, 1990, 8:55 a.m.9:45 a.m.
MAANAM Invited Address
Intriguing problems about zeros in complex analysis.
Carl Lindell Prather*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Saturday August 11, 1990, 9:15 a.m.11:15 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #11: Part A
Producing mathematics courseware with Mathematica: Calculus and Mathematica
Organizers:
Don Brown, University of Illinois, Urbana
Horacio Porta, University of Illinois, Urbana
Jerry Uhl, University of Illinois, Urbana

Saturday August 11, 1990, 9:15 a.m.11:15 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #12
Exploring statistics and discrete mathematics topics using inexpensive graphing calculators
Organizers:
Franklin Demana, Ohio State University
Bert K. Waits, Ohio State University

Saturday August 11, 1990, 9:15 a.m.11:15 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #13: Part A
Spreadsheet based mathematical topics for nonmathematics majors
Organizers:
V. S. Ramamurti, University of North Florida

Saturday August 11, 1990, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
MAA Session on MAAPME Contributed Paper Session

Saturday August 11, 1990, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
MAAPME Undergraduate Student Paper Session

Saturday August 11, 1990, 9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Science Policy Committee Panel Discussion
State mathematics coalitions

Saturday August 11, 1990, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAAAWM Invited Address
The uses of set theory.
Judith Roitman*, University of Kansas

Saturday August 11, 1990, 11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
National Science Foundation

Saturday August 11, 1990, 12:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Combinatorics, IV

12:00 p.m.
Large sets of disjoint combinatorial structures.
Luc Teirlinck*, Auburn University, Auburn
(8590581)

12:30 p.m.
Invariant linear forms and regularity in codes and designs.
A. R. Calderbank*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(8590570)

1:00 p.m.
Designs from maximal arcs and difference sets.
J. F. Dillon*, National Security Agency
(85905150)

1:30 p.m.
The subconstituent algebra of a graph of thin type.
Paul Terwilliger*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(85905107)

2:00 p.m.
On the diameter of Cayley graphs of permutation groups.
Laszlo Babai, University of Chicago
Akos Seress*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(85905148)

Saturday August 11, 1990, 12:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Ring Theory, IV

12:00 p.m.
The structure of Johns rings.
Carl Faith*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Pere Menal, University Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
(8591665)

12:30 p.m.
On right perfect localizations.
SeogHoon Rim, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Mark L. Teply*, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Blas Torrecillas, University of Granada, Spain
(8591612)

1:00 p.m.
Minimal cogenerators need not be unique.
Barbara L. Osofsky*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(8591650)

1:30 p.m.
Uniform modules over serial rings.
Bruno J. Mueller*, McMaster University
Surjeet Singh, Kuwait University, Kuwait
(8591678)

2:00 p.m.
The second layer condition, links and localization in serial rings with Krull dimension.
Mary H. Wright*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(8591625)

Saturday August 11, 1990, 12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #10: Part B
CAS laboratory projects for calculus
Organizers:
Carl Leinbach, Gettysburg College

Saturday August 11, 1990, 12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #8: Part B
A mathematician's introduction to the HP48SX scientific expandable calculator for firsttime users
Organizers:
John Kenelly, Clemson University
Don LaTorre, Clemson University

Saturday August 11, 1990, 12:00 p.m.2:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Function Spaces

12:00 p.m.
The geometry of harmonic mappings.
Abdallah Lyzzaik*, Kuwait University, Kuwait
(8593002)

12:15 p.m.
Linear functionals on some weighted Bergman spaces.
Maher M. H. Marzuq*, Kuwait University, Kuwait
(8593003)

12:30 p.m.
Homogeneous polynomials on L_pspaces.
K. Sundaresan*, Cleveland State University
(8594221)

12:45 p.m.
Approximation by partial sums of Fourier series.
Syed M. Mazhar*, Ohio State University, Columbus and Kuwait University, Kuwait
(8594293)

1:00 p.m.
Multituple Shilov boundaries for function spaces.
Toma Tonev*, University of Toledo and Institute of Mathematics, Bulgaria
(85946157)

1:15 p.m.
Range inclusion and factorization of operators on classical Banach spaces.
Alfred D. Andrew, Georgia Institute of Technology
W. M. Patterson*, Spelman College
(85947115)

1:30 p.m.
Maxwell's principle for Lagrangian saddle functions.
Gregory B. Passty*, Southwest Texas State University
(85947114)

1:45 p.m.
Diagonal operators in ideals.
Michael Hoffman*, California State University, Los Angeles
(85947159)

2:00 p.m.
Relations with composition products of setvalued mappings.
Frank U. Williamson*, Vitry, France
(8594920)

Saturday August 11, 1990, 12:00 p.m.1:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Numerical Methods and Mathematical Modelling

12:00 p.m.
Random processes of the form x_n+1 =a_nx_n+b_n(mod p).
Martin Hildebrand*, Harvard University
(8596089)

12:15 p.m.
More about twoparameter SOR method.
Saadat Moussavi*, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
(85965134)

12:30 p.m.
Low velocity expressions for the force between moving charges.
Domina Eberle Spencer*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Shama Y. Uma, Bridgewater State College
(85978112)

12:45 p.m.
A twolayer compressible/incompressible mathematical model of ice deformation.
William A. Jones, Jr.*, Byrd Polar Research Center and Ohio State University, Columbus
(85986135)

1:00 p.m.
An investigation into the mathematics behind allometry.
Sue Ann Gaster*, College of Saint Mary
(85992156)

1:15 p.m.
Geographic location theory: Selected topics.
Sandra L. Arlinghaus*, Institute of Mathematical Geography
(85951116)

1:30 p.m.
Introductory linear algebra and computers.
Firooz Khosraviyani*, University of Texas at Permian Basin
(85915140)

Saturday August 11, 1990, 12:00 p.m.2:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Differential and Integral Equations

12:00 p.m.
A note on the gap between the first two eigenvalues of one dimensional Schrodinger operator with symmetric potential.
Shoshana Abramovich*, Connecticut College
(8593414)

12:15 p.m.
Quasilinear Jacobi differential equations.
Victor L. Shapiro*, University of California, Riverside
(8593453)

12:30 p.m.
Nonlinear matrix differential equations.
John Jones, Jr.*, Air Force Institute of Technology
(8593491)

12:45 p.m.
A remark on the periodic solutions of autonomous second order differential equations.
Pablo M. Salzberg*, University of Puerto Rico
B. Mehri, University of Puerto Rico
(85934160)

1:00 p.m.
Local existence and uniqueness of solutions of degenerate parabolic equations.
Jeffrey R. Anderson*, Ball State University
(8593511)

1:15 p.m.
Lax pairs, recursion operators and perturbations of integrable evolution equations.
Russell L. Herman*, Saint Lawrence University
(8593501)

1:30 p.m.
Existence and uniqueness of bounded solutions of pertubed integral equations.
M. N. Islam*, University of Dayton
(8594543)

1:45 p.m.
Characterization of the Meijer transform.
Elias Y. Deeba*, University of Houston, Downtown
E. L. Koh, University of Regina
(8594476)

2:00 p.m.
Generalized Hilbert's 16th problem.
PingXing Sheng*, State University of New York, Buffalo and University of California, Los Angeles
(8593409)

Saturday August 11, 1990, 12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m.
MAA Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures: Lecture III
Spirals from Theodorus of Cyrene to metachaos. Theodorus goes wild.
Philip J. Davis*, Brown University

Saturday August 11, 1990, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAAAMATYC Invited Address
Crisis in mathematics education: Perspective from the twoyear college.
Karl J. Smith*, Santa Rosa Junior College

Saturday August 11, 1990, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #11: Part B
Producing mathematics courseware with Mathematica: Calculus and Mathematica
Organizers:
Don Brown, University of Illinois, Urbana
Horacio Porta, University of Illinois, Urbana
Jerry Uhl, University of Illinois, Urbana

Saturday August 11, 1990, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #13: Part B
Spreadsheet based mathematical topics for nonmathematics majors
Organizers:
V. S. Ramamurti, University of North Florida

Saturday August 11, 1990, 2:35 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Progress in Mathematics Lecture
cap lambdatrees and their applications.
John W. Morgan*, Columbia University
(85920167)

Saturday August 11, 1990, 2:35 p.m.3:25 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Special Lecture
History of women in the MAA
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