AMS Meeting Full Program
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:08:50
Orono Mathfest
ORONO, ME, August 810, 1991
Meeting #867
Associate secretaries: Joseph A Cima, AMS cima@email.unc.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA ross@math.uoregon.edu
Sunday August 4, 1991
Monday August 5, 1991
Tuesday August 6, 1991

Tuesday August 6, 1991, 1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
AMS Short Course

1:00 p.m.
The unreasonable effectiveness of number theory in physics, communication, and music.
Manfred R. Schroeder*, University of G\"ottingen, Germany 
2:45 p.m.
Number theory and statistical mechanics.
George E. Andrews*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 
4:00 p.m.
General Discussion

1:00 p.m.
Wednesday August 7, 1991

Wednesday August 7, 1991, 7:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Board of Governors 
Wednesday August 7, 1991, 8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
AMS Short Course

8:00 a.m.
Number theory and dynamical systems.
Jeffrey C. Lagarias*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey 
9:45 a.m.
The mathematics of random number generators.
George Marsaglia*, Florida State University 
1:00 p.m.
Cyclotomy and cyclic codes.
Vera S. Pless*, University of Illinois, Chicago 
2:45 p.m.
Number theory in computer graphics.
M. Douglas McIlroy*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey 
4:00 p.m.
General Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday August 7, 1991, 1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Council 
Wednesday August 7, 1991, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Section Officers
Thursday August 8, 1991

Thursday August 8, 1991, 7:30 a.m.8:20 a.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
On the maximum principle.
Louis Nirenberg*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 8:35 a.m.9:25 a.m.
MAA Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures: Lecture I
The sensual (quadratic) form. Can you see the values of 3x^2 +6xy 5y^2?
John Horton Conway*, Princeton University 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 9:40 a.m.11:10 a.m.
AMS Progress in Mathematics Lecture
Algorithms in algebraic number theory.
H. W. Lenstra, Jr.*, University of California, Berkeley
(86711100) 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 11:25 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Business Meeting 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
National Science Foundation Informal Discussion Group 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:40 p.m.1:30 p.m.
MAAMu Alpha Theta Lecture
Calculus in an age of technology.
Paul A. Foerster*, Alamos Heights High School, San Antonio, Texas 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:40 p.m.4:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Noetherian Rings with Applications in Algebraic Geometry, I

12:40 p.m.
Tangent modules of symmetric algebras.
Aron Simis, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil
Bernd Ulrich, Michigan State University
Wolmer V. Vasconcelos*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(8671322) 
1:10 p.m.
The ideal theory of graphs.
Aron Simis, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil
Wolmer V. Vasconcelos, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Rafael H. Villarreal*, Institute Politecnico National, Mexico
(8671326) 
1:40 p.m.
Grade four almost complete intersections and linkage.
Susan M. Palmer*, Southwest Missouri State University
(8671331) 
2:10 p.m.
On quasihomogeneity of isolated singularities.
Alex Martsinkovsky*, Northeastern University
(8671324) 
2:40 p.m.
Regular differential forms and relative duality.
Reinhold H\"ubl*, University of Regensburg, Germany
(8671440) 
3:10 p.m.
On the descent of the approximation property.
Dana Weston*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(8671349) 
3:40 p.m.
Weak dsequences generate ideals of quadratic type.
K. N. Raghavan*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8671397) 
4:10 p.m.
Betti numbers of modules of finite length.
Matthew Miller*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(8671356)

12:40 p.m.

Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:40 p.m.4:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Continuum Theory and Dynamical Systems, I

12:40 p.m.
Full attracting sets of annulus maps which are inverse limits of circles.
Sarah Holte*, University of Missouri, Rolla
(8675873) 
1:10 p.m.
On certain inverse limits as nonhyperbolic attractors.
Witold Szczechla*, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(86758161) 
1:40 p.m.
Inverse limits on [0,1] with logistic bonding maps.
Marcy Barge, Montana State University
W. T. Ingram*, University of Missouri, Rolla
(8675487) 
2:40 p.m.
Prime and dynamics associated with the Henon map.
Marcy Barge*, Montana State University
(8675891) 
3:10 p.m.
Dimension, differentiability and dynamicsa survey of recent results.
Jenny Harrison*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(86758188) 
3:40 p.m.
Distortion in Denjoy dynamics on the 2torus.
Alec Norton*, University of Texas, Austin
(8675878) 
4:10 p.m.
Denjoy diffeomorphisms of the torus.
Vladimir N. Akis*, California State University, Los Angeles
(86757108)

12:40 p.m.

Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:40 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, I

12:40 p.m.
Cyclotomic polynomials with large coefficients.
Helmut Maier*, University of Georgia
(86711129) 
1:10 p.m.
Meanvalue theorem for character sums.
John Friedlander*, University of Toronto
(8671188) 
1:40 p.m.
Approximations to fractional powers of zeta (s) by Dirichlet polynomials.
Brian Conrey*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(86711186) 
2:10 p.m.
An exponential sum over primes.
Daniel A. Goldston*, San Jose State University
(86711171) 
2:40 p.m.
On the sum cap sigma_0 < gamma < than or equal to T vert bar zeta prime (p) vert bar^2.
Steven M. Gonek*, University of Rochester
(86711162) 
3:10 p.m.
Nonvanishing theorems for Lfunctions.
V. Kumar Murty*, University of Toronto
(86711187) 
3:40 p.m.
Lower and upper bounds for the number of representations of an integer as a sum of 5, 6, 7, or 8 squares.
Paul T. Bateman*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(86711154)

12:40 p.m.

Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:40 p.m.4:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Inequalities for Polytopes, I

12:40 p.m.
Aesthetics and geometric inequalities.
Daniel Pedoe*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(86751144) 
1:10 p.m.
A new look at some old inequalities.
Roland H. Eddy*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
(8675153) 
1:40 p.m.
Generalizations of Ptolemy's inequality.
Murray S. Klamkin*, University of Alberta
(8675269) 
2:10 p.m.
Betweeness relations among centers and lines in the plane of a triangle.
Clark Kimberling*, University of Evansville
(8675143) 
2:40 p.m.
Inequalities of a triangle involving products of angles.
Peter Yff*, Ball State University
(86751145) 
3:10 p.m.
Some inequalities for inradii associated with a simplex.
Stanley Rabinowitz*, MathPro Press , Westford, Massachusetts
(86751176) 
3:40 p.m.
A trigonogeometric relationship.
Leon Bankoff*, Los Angeles, California
(86751175) 
4:10 p.m.
Informal Discussion

12:40 p.m.

Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:40 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Variational Methods, Differential Analysis and Symmetry, I

12:40 p.m.
Kostant's convexity theorem in infinite dimension.
ChuuLian Terng*, Northeastern University
(8675377) 
1:10 p.m.
A new CayleyHamilton theorem.
Robert S. Williams*, University of Texas, Austin
Matthew Stafford, University of Texas, Austin
Steve Kennedy, University of Delaware
(86758149) 
1:40 p.m.
Regularizing the second fundamental form for YangMills orbits.
Yohiaki Maeda, Keio University, Japan
Philippe Tondeur, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Steven Rosenberg*, Boston University
(8675854) 
2:10 p.m.
An example of the Poisson action of a Lie group.
Karen Uhlenbeck*, University of Texas, Austin
(86753151) 
2:40 p.m.
Quantum symmetry, knot invariants, and topology.
Louis Crane*, Yale University
(86755132) 
3:10 p.m.
Singularities of solution to some variational problems.
Libin Mou*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(86749137) 
3:40 p.m.
On the positive solutions of semilinear equations cap delta u + lambda u  hu^p = 0 on the compact manifolds.
Tiancheng Ouyang*, University of Toledo
(8673561)

12:40 p.m.

Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:40 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Function Algebras and Function Spaces, I

12:40 p.m.
Sequences in the maximal ideal space of H^infinity.
Sheldon Axler*, Michigan State University
Pamela Gorkin, Bucknell University
(8673042) 
1:10 p.m.
Bourgain algebras on the unit disk.
Joseph A. Cima*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Karel Stroethoff, University of Montana
Keith Yale, University of Montana
(8673004) 
1:40 p.m.
Polynomial extreme points of the unit ball of H^infinity(B).
John McDonald*, Arizona State University
(8674641) 
2:10 p.m.
Multiplicative structure of de Branges spaces.
Benjamin A. Lotto*, University of California, Berkeley
Donald Sarason, University of California, Berkeley
(8673021) 
2:40 p.m.
Mobiusinvariant subspaces of the Bloch space and their relation to BMOA.
Pratibha Ghatage*, Cleveland State University
Dechao Zheng, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(86730156) 
3:10 p.m.
Closed ideals of weak Bezout type in H^infinity.
Raymond Mortini*, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
(86730120) 
3:40 p.m.
Bourgain algebras of the disk, polydisk and ball algebras.
Keiji Izuchi*, Kanagawa University, Japan
(8674659) 
4:10 p.m.
Compact weighted composition operators on the L^pspaces.
Hiroyuki Takagi*, Waseda University, Japan
(8674662) 
4:40 p.m.
Isometries of abstract Bloch spaces.
Krzysztof Jarosz*, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
(86746164) 
5:10 p.m.
Functions that operate on a Banach function algebra.
Osamu Hatori*, Tokyo Medical College, Japan
(8674683)

12:40 p.m.

Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:40 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS General Session, I

12:40 p.m.
Decision problems in linear algebra and in language theory.
Melven Krom*, University of California, Davis
Myren Krom, California State University, Sacramento
(8670385) 
12:55 p.m.
Binary matroids with every circuit basis fundamental.
Lawrence Wargo*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(86705140) 
1:10 p.m.
The number of Dclasses in the semigroup of binary relations on 5 elements.
George Markowsky*, University of Maine, Orono
(8670819) 
1:25 p.m.
Integral bases for quartic number fields that have a quadratic subfield.
James G. Huard*, Carleton University
Blair K. Spearman, Carleton University and Okanagan College
Kenneth S. Williams, Carleton University
(86711153) 
1:40 p.m.
Variations of the L^3 base reduction algorithm in two dimensions yield continued fractions!
Alice A. Deanin*, Villanova University
(8671145) 
1:55 p.m.
A Fibonacci congruence.
Donald F. Bailey*, Trinity University
(8671175) 
2:10 p.m.
On Galois embedding problem for pextensions in characteristic p.
T. Kambayashi*, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
(86712105) 
2:25 p.m.
Product schemes with group action and secant sheaves on quotients.
Mark Huibregtse*, Skidmore College
(86714179) 
2:40 p.m.
Quadratic forms and Ternery algebras.
Xiaorong Shen*, Iowa State College, Ames
(86715134) 
2:55 p.m.
Chain addition cycles.
Jody Lockhart, United States Naval Academy
William Wardlaw*, United States Naval Academy
(86715139) 
3:10 p.m.
The divisor and summatory functions of integer matrices.
Gautami Bhowmik*, Jesus & Mary College, India
(86715190) 
3:25 p.m.
Certain cotriples on Cat.
Paul G. Glenn*, Catholic University of America
(86718131) 
3:40 p.m.
A generalization of Hamiltonian groups.
Joseph Buckley*, Western Michigan University
John C. Lennox, University of Wales, United Kingdom
James Wiegold, University of Wales, United Kingdom
(86720133) 
3:55 p.m.
The endocenter and representation theory.
Jon Phillips*, Iowa State College, Ames
(86720172) 
4:10 p.m.
Verma bases for irreducible A_n modules and for their kernels.
A. J. Coleman, Queen's University
R. W. Deckhart*, Kansas State University
(86722158) 
4:25 p.m.
Convergence without epsilons.
Darwin E. Peek*, Trinity University
(86726117) 
4:40 p.m.
Characteristic functions of certain Carleman classes.
Jamil A. Siddiqi*, Universit\'e Laval
(86726191) 
5:00 p.m.
H^pclasses on spaces of negative curvature.
Adam Koranyi*, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
(86731110) 
5:15 p.m.
Postulational formulation of the Maxwell equations.
Arjan Sobhraj Mirchandaney, Defiance College
Domina Eberle Spencer*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Shama Y. Uma, Bridgewater State College
Philip J. Mann, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(86731167) 
5:30 p.m.
Different and trace.
Joseph Lewittes*, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
(8671214)

12:40 p.m.

Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:40 p.m.4:45 p.m.
MAA Session on Using Student Projects in the First Two Years of the Curriculum, I

12:40 p.m.
Introduction 
12:45 p.m.
Using student projects in an elementary math modeling course (graphs and networks) for liberal arts students.
Helen Christensen*, Loyola College in Maryland 
1:05 p.m.
Strip patterns: A project in ethnomathematics.
Marcia Ascher*, Ithaca College 
1:25 p.m.
Using student reading projects in linear algebra.
Christine R. Leverenz*, Georgetown College 
1:45 p.m.
Calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra projects at the University of Arizona.
David O. Lomen*, University of Arizona
David Lovelock, University of Arizona 
2:05 p.m.
A projectsbased calculus. I.
Eric E. Robinson*, Ithaca College 
2:25 p.m.
Student research projects in calculus: A departmentwide program.
David J. Pengelley*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces 
2:40 p.m.
Break 
2:50 p.m.
Conjecture and experimentation in a calculus laboratory.
Lawrence C. Moore, Duke University
David A. Smith*, Duke University 
3:10 p.m.
Using student projects in calculus.
Mic Jackson*, Earlham College 
3:30 p.m.
Student projects: An historical perspective to calculus.
Ronald N. Bell*, Midland Valley High School, Langley, South Carolina 
3:50 p.m.
Who are these mathematicians?
Kay Gura*, Ramapo College of New Jersey 
4:10 p.m.
The chromatic triangles project.
Dorothy Buerk*, Ithaca College 
4:30 p.m.
Art research project for a geometry course.
Catherine A. Gorini*, Maharishi International University

12:40 p.m.

Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:40 p.m.5:00 p.m.
PME Contributed Paper Session

12:40 p.m.

12:40 p.m.

Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:40 p.m.5:00 p.m.
PME Contributed Paper Session

12:40 p.m.

12:40 p.m.

Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:40 p.m.5:00 p.m.
PME Contributed Paper Session

12:40 p.m.

12:40 p.m.

Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:45 p.m.2:45 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #1: Part A
Julia sets and the Mandelbrot set
Organizers:
Robert L. Devaney, Boston University 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:45 p.m.2:45 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #2: Part A
Integrating calculus and physics for freshmen
Organizers:
Joan R. Hundhausen, Colorado School of Mines
F. Richard Yeatts, Colorado School of Mines 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:45 p.m.2:45 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part A
Making mathematics more concrete
Organizers:
Agnes Azzolino, Mathematical Concepts 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science Policy Panel Discussion
Report of the Strategic Planning Task Force: Its potential for the coming decade
Moderators:
Hugo Rossi, University of Utah
Speakers:
Richard Askey, Univ of Wisconsin
Lenore Blum, International Comp Sci Inst
Michael C. Reed, Duke Univ 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
AWMMAA Panel Discussion
Careers that count: Opportunities in the mathematical sciences
Moderators:
Jenny Baglivo, Boston College
Speakers:
Allyn Jackson, AMS
Sharon Chapman, Amherst Jr High School
Ruth Gonzalez, Exxon
Jacquie Callahan, JPL 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #4: Part A
Teaching mathematical modeling
Organizers:
Frank Giordano, U.S. Military Academy
Maurice Weir, Naval Postgraduate School 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part A
Conceptualizing, organizing, and seeking funding for teacher education projects
Organizers:
Joan FerriniMundy, University of New Hampshire
Carole Lacampagne, National Science Foundation 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #6: Part A
Symmetry analysis of repeated patterns
Organizers:
Donald Crowe, University of Wisconsin, Madison 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #7: Part A
Great theorems from mathematical analysis: 16891881
Organizers:
William Dunham, Hanover College 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 3:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
AWM Membership Meeting 
Thursday August 8, 1991, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Committee on Computers in Mathematics Education & CUPM Subcommittee on Symbolic Computer Systems Panel Discussion
Uses of computers in NSF calculus projects
Panelists:
Dennis M. Schneider, Knox College
Joan R. Hundhausen, Colorado School of Mines
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
David O. Lomen, University of Arizona
Organizers:
Phoebe Judson, Trinity University
Friday August 9, 1991

Friday August 9, 1991, 7:30 a.m.8:20 a.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Mathematics under hardship conditions in the Third World.
Neal I. Koblitz*, University of Washington 
Friday August 9, 1991, 8:35 a.m.9:25 a.m.
MAA Earle Raymond Hedrick Lecture: Lecture II
The sensual (quadratic) form. Can you hear the shape of a lattice?
John Horton Conway*, Princeton University 
Friday August 9, 1991, 9:40 a.m.10:30 a.m.
AMS Invited Address 
Friday August 9, 1991, 11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
PME Council 
Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Problems in Number Theory, I

12:00 p.m.
Some numbertheoretic divisibility problems.
R. L. Graham*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(8671167) 
12:30 p.m.
Estimates of the least prime factor of a binomial coefficient.
Carole B. Lacampagne*, National Science Foundation and Northern Illinois University
(86711192) 
1:00 p.m.
Reverse digit constructions of perfect, magic and doubly magic cubes.
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
Paul Smith, United States Military Academy
(8671101) 
1:30 p.m.
A note on the sequence {F_5n/ (5F_n)}.
Marco Bucci, Fondazione Ugo Bordani, Italy
Adina Di Porto, Fondazione Ugo Bordani, Italy
Piero Filipponi*, Fondazione Ugo Bordani, Italy
(8671108) 
2:00 p.m.
A classification scheme for Stolarsky interpersions.
Clark Kimberling*, University of Evansville
(8671144) 
2:30 p.m.
Stirling relationships.
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
(8671110) 
3:00 p.m.
On pclass groups of cyclic extensions of prime degree p of number fields.
Frank Gerth, III*, University of Texas, Austin
(8671106) 
3:30 p.m.
Some stray footnotes in the spirit of recreational mathematics.
Herta T. Freitag*, Roanoke, Virginia
(8671170) 
4:00 p.m.
Algorithmic manipulation of Fibonacci identities.
Stanley Rabinowitz*, MathPro Press, Westford, Massachusetts
(86711178) 
4:30 p.m.
Various Diophantine equations in various stages of solution.
Richard K. Guy*, University of Calgary
(8671117)

12:00 p.m.

Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Noetherian Rings with Applications in Algebraic Geometry, II

12:00 p.m.
Old and new results on Buchsbaum rings.
Wolfgang Vogel*, MartinLutherUnivesity, Germany
(8671307) 
12:30 p.m.
Quotients of toric varieties.
M. M. Kapranov, Cornell University
B. Sturmfels*, Cornell University
A. V. Zelevinsky, Cornell University
(8671416) 
1:00 p.m.
Projective lines over onedimensional semilocal domains.
William Heinzer, Purdue University, West Lafayette
David Lantz, Colgate University
Sylvia Wiegand*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(8671355) 
1:30 p.m.
Remarks on hyperplane sections of a Veronese variety.
WeiEihn Kuan*, Michigan State University
(8671330) 
2:00 p.m.
Local geometry of smooth curves on singular surfaces.
David B. Jaffe*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(8671418) 
2:30 p.m.
Purity, flatness, and filtered rings.
Joseph P. Brennan*, North Dakota State University
(86713182) 
3:00 p.m.
Subalgebras of polynomial rings.
Sarah Glaz*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(8671339) 
3:30 p.m.
Results about homogeneous coordinate rings of rational surfaces in projective space.
A. V. Geramita, Queen's University
A. Gimigliano, University of Genova, Italy
B. Harbourne*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(8671452) 
4:00 p.m.
Equational constraints and modulefinite extension of domains.
Ian M. Aberbach*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8671348)

12:00 p.m.

Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Continuum Theory and Dynamical Systems, II

12:00 p.m.
Pleating coordinates for the Riley slice of Schottky space.
Linda Keen*, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
Caroline Series, Warwick University, England
(8673079) 
12:30 p.m.
Indecomposable continua and Julia sets.
James T. Rogers, Jr.*, Tulane University
(86758122) 
1:00 p.m.
Topology and the complex exponential.
Robert L. Devaney*, Boston University
(86730180) 
1:30 p.m.
Pseudocircles in dynamical systems.
Judy Kennedy*, University of Delaware
James A. Yorke, University of Maryland, College Park
(8675486) 
2:00 p.m.
Minimal sets of dynamical systems.
Krystyna Kuperberg*, Auburn University
(86758121) 
2:30 p.m.
Dynamics of annulus homeomorphisms.
Philip Boyland*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(86758159) 
3:00 p.m.
Accessible rotation number of attractors in crisis.
Kathleen T. Alligood*, George Mason University
(86758160) 
3:30 p.m.
Rotation numbers on cofrontiers.
Mark Turpin*, Boston University
(86758106) 
4:00 p.m.
Denjoy meets rotation on an indecomposable cofrontier.
John C. Mayer*, University of Alabama, Birmingham
Lex G. Oversteegen, University of Alabama, Birmingham
(8675481)

12:00 p.m.

Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Inequalities for Polytopes, II

12:00 p.m.
Extremal polyhedra inscribed in spheres.
Kenneth B. Stolarsky*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8675266) 
12:30 p.m.
Existent and nonexistent spherical simplexes.
Boris V. Dekster*, Mount Allison University
(8675135) 
1:00 p.m.
Crosssectional inequalities for cubes.
Eric L. Grinberg*, Temple University
(86751177) 
1:30 p.m.
Geometric inequalities and random products.
John M. Dye, California State University, Northridge
Simeon Reich*, University of Southern California
(8675265) 
2:00 p.m.
Polar duals of rotors.
Mostafa Ghandehari*, Naval Postgraduate School
(8675225) 
2:30 p.m.
Informal Discussion

12:00 p.m.

Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Function Algebras and Function Spaces, II

12:00 p.m.
A characterisation of pick bodies in C^n.
Brian Cole, Brown University
Keith Lewis, Brown University
John Wermer*, Brown University
(8674612) 
12:30 p.m.
Maximum modulus algebras with analytic varieties.
Donna Kumagai*, Pennsylvania State University, Reading
Zbigniew Slodkowski, University of Illinois, Chicago
(8674689) 
1:00 p.m.
Using infinitely many complex variables to attack a problem in one complex variable.
Alexander J. Izzo*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(8674694) 
1:30 p.m.
Some remarks on uniform approximation.
P. M. Gauthier*, University of Montreal
(86732152) 
2:00 p.m.
Approximation on a disk.
Peter J. De Paepe*, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
(8673250) 
2:30 p.m.
Algebras of cap gammaanalytic functions in the bigplane.
Toma Tonev*, University of Toledo
(86746119) 
3:00 p.m.
Cauchy transforms of measures and weighted shift operators on the disc algebra.
R. A. Hibschweiler*, University of New Hampshire
E. A. Nordgren, University of New Hampshire
(8673060) 
3:30 p.m.
Properties diametrically opposite to those which characterize C(X).
Chris White*, Castleton State College
(86746130) 
4:00 p.m.
The cyclic behavior of translation operators on Hilbert spaces of entire functions.
Kit C. Chan, Michigan State University
Joel H. Shapiro*, Michigan State University
(8674782) 
4:30 p.m.
Banach algebras, decomposable multipliers, and applications to harmonic analysis.
Michael M. Neumann*, Mississippi State University
(8674790)

12:00 p.m.

Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #4: Part B
Teaching mathematical modeling
Organizers:
Frank Giordano, U.S. Military Academy
Maurice Weir, Naval Postgraduate School 
Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #8: Part A
Knot theory for undergraduates
Organizers:
Stefanos Gialamas, Columbia College 
Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #9: Part A
Unifying themes for discrete mathematics
Organizers:
Ralph Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology 
Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS General Session, II

12:00 p.m.
Classical formulations of the Maxwell equations.
Arjan S. Mirchandaney, Defiance College
Domina E. Spencer, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Shama Y. Uma*, Bridgewater State College
Philip J. Mann, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(86731168) 
12:15 p.m.
Gaussian formulations of the Maxwell equations.
Arjan S. Mirchandaney, Defiance College
Domina E. Spencer, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Shama Y. Uma, Bridgewater State College
Philip J. Mann*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(86731169) 
12:30 p.m.
A vector method of solving potential equations with Neumann boundary conditions.
Gerard Coutu*, Hartford Graduate Center
Domina Eberle Spencer, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Wallace W. Bowley, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(86731170) 
12:45 p.m.
The limits for Jacobi function of the second kind.
Mihr J. Shah*, Kent State University
(8673333) 
1:00 p.m.
Dirichlet averages and Bsplines.
B. C. Carlson*, Iowa State University
(86733103) 
1:15 p.m.
Behavior of the integral curves of differential systems near a singular point.
Zhivko S. Athanassov*, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
(86734112) 
1:30 p.m.
Weighted composition operators, semigroups, linear skewproduct flows,spectral theory and the multiplicative ergodic theorem.
Yuri D. Latushkin*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(86734174) 
1:45 p.m.
The perturbed Toda lattice.
Russell L. Herman*, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
(86735147) 
2:00 p.m.
Complex sequences whose "moments" all vanish.
W. M. Priestley*, University of the South
(86740138) 
2:15 p.m.
Smooth interpolating curves and surfaces generated by iterated function systems.
Peter R. Massopust*, Vanderbilt University
(8674128) 
2:45 p.m.
Amenable left Banach L^1(G)modules and subspaces of L^infinity(G).
A. G. Myasnikov*, Moscow Civil Engineering Insitute, USSR
(8674302) 
3:00 p.m.
Theorems on Stieltjes type integral transforms and their applications.
Osman Yurekli*, Ithaca College
(86744141) 
3:15 p.m.
Some multidimensional Laplace transforms involving radical form.
M. Vinayagamoorthy*, Arkansas College
(86744116) 
3:30 p.m.
The analytic Poincare inequality and trace class operators.
Valentin Andreev*, Lamar University
(86746183) 
3:45 p.m.
Trylonizations revisited.
Rodney T. Hood*, Franklin College
(86751189) 
4:00 p.m.
On the estimate of the first eigenvalue of the Laplacian on a compact Riemannian manifold.
Dong Pyo Chi*, Seoul National University, Korea
(8675305) 
4:15 p.m.
A note on w cap delta spaces.
G. R. Hiremath*, Talladega College
(8675451) 
4:30 p.m.
Whitney duality theorems for simplicial manifolds.
Ockle E. Johnson*, Saint Olaf College
(86757155) 
4:45 p.m.
The stabilization of a linearized selfexcited wave equation by an energy absorbing boundary.
G. R. Sarhangi*, Wichita State University
Mahmond M. Najafi, Wichita State University
H. K. Wang, Wichita State University
(86793195)

12:00 p.m.

Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Relating Mathematics to the Real World: Applications of Mathematics for Classroom Use

12:00 p.m.
Applications of algebra to environomental issues.
Christopher Schaufele*, Kennesaw State College
Nancy Zumoff, Kennesaw State College 
12:30 p.m.
Life in the fast lane, a problem from the Indy 500.
John H. Rickert*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology 
1:00 p.m.
Lifetime of geothermal injection wells.
John Beebee*, University of Alaska, Anchorage 
1:30 p.m.
Iceberg drift prediction model.
Ted Lindstrom, United States Coast Guard Academy
Ernest Manfred*, United States Coast Guard Academy 
2:00 p.m.
Indepth applications for a differential equations course.
Leslie Hogben*, Iowa State College, Ames 
2:30 p.m.
A differentialdifference equation modeling human circulatory systems.
Herbert R. Bailey*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology 
3:00 p.m.
Relating mathematics to the real world: Applications of mathematics for classroom use.
Robert D. Larsson*, Schenectady, New York 
3:30 p.m.
Summary and General Discussion

12:00 p.m.

Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.1:40 p.m.
MAA Session on Using Student Projects in the First Two Years of the Curriculum, II

12:00 p.m.
Introduction 
12:00 p.m.
Student projects in an algebraic and discrete structures course.
William A. Marion*, Valparaiso University 
12:25 p.m.
Community college calculus collaborative computer projects.
Lawrence Sher*, Manhattan Community College 
12:45 p.m.
Computer projects in calculus and differential equations.
William W. Farr*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Paul W. Davis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute 
1:05 p.m.
A projectsbased calculus. II.
John C. Maceli*, Ithaca College 
1:25 p.m.
Using student projects in the first two years of the curriculum.
Shrinivas S. Dalal*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University

12:00 p.m.

Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Undergraduate Student Paper Session, I

12:00 p.m.
Residual lifetimes in large random parallel systems.
Kiran L. Shrestha*, Gustavus Adolphus College 
12:20 p.m.
Relations between YAG Ramsey numbers and the classical Ramsey numbers.
Michael A. Falcone*, Wesleyan University 
12:40 p.m.
Dihedral rewritability.
Cheryl Grood*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 
1:00 p.m.
Tests for randomness in spatial distributions: A new statistical method for testing small samples.
Steven Kushner*, George Washington High School and Hahnemann University 
1:20 p.m.
Power in the British Parliament: Will reform be more "Democratic"?
Robin Taylor*, Drake Univesity 
1:40 p.m.
Fibonacci sequences modulo m.
Marion Shirley*, Kansas Wesleyan University 
2:00 p.m.
Application of differential equations to naval aircraft launching.
Jeremy Wayne Chapman*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University 
2:20 p.m.
Increased fuel efficiency in automobiles.
Steven Richard Lehr*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University 
2:40 p.m.
Monopoly variations and Markov chains.
Laurence Murphy*, Wittenberg University

12:00 p.m.

Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
PME Contributed Paper Session

12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m.

Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
PME Contributed Paper Session

12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m.

Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
PME Contributed Paper Session

12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m.

Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
National Science Foundation Informal Discussion Group 
Friday August 9, 1991, 12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on the Undergraduate Major Panel Discussion
The major in the mathematical sciencesLooking forward
Speakers:
Richard Alo,
Jerry L. Bona,
Organizers:
Bettye Anne Case,
Speakers:
J. Kevin Colligan,
William A. Marion,
Samuel M. Rankin, III,
Alan C. Tucker, 
Friday August 9, 1991, 12:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Variational Methods, Differential Analysis and Symmetry, II

12:30 p.m.
Some examples of nonminimal solutions of the Higgs equations.
L. M. Sibner*, Polytechnic University of New York
Janet C. Talvacchia, Swarthmore College
(86753142) 
1:00 p.m.
A nonstandard elliptic theory: Boundary value problems for connections.
Antonella Marini*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(86735157) 
1:30 p.m.
An equivariant Morse theory for YangMills.
Thomas H. Parker*, Michigan State University
(86753107) 
2:00 p.m.
Constructing approximate monopoles on certain 3manifolds.
L. M. Sibner, Polytechnic University of New York
R. J. Sibner*, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
(86753143) 
2:30 p.m.
On the essential spectrum of a class of Laplaceans.
Robert Lockhart*, United States Naval Academy
(8675898) 
3:00 p.m.
Singularities and the conformal Scalar curvature equation.
Robert C. McOwen*, Northeastern University
(86735136)

12:30 p.m.

Friday August 9, 1991, 1:45 p.m.3:30 p.m.
MAA Science Policy Committee & AMS Committee on Science Policy Panel Discussion
Report on MS 2000
Presenters:
Lida Barrett,
Speakers:
William E. Kirwan,
Ivar Stakgold,
Organizers:
John A. Thorpe, 
Friday August 9, 1991, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #1: Part B
Julia sets and the Mandelbrot set
Organizers:
Robert L. Devaney, Boston University 
Friday August 9, 1991, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #2: Part B
Integrating calculus and physics for freshmen
Organizers:
Joan R. Hundhausen, Colorado School of Mines
F. Richard Yeatts, Colorado School of Mines 
Friday August 9, 1991, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part B
Making mathematics more concrete
Organizers:
Agnes Azzolino, Mathematical Concepts 
Friday August 9, 1991, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA SUMMA Workshop
Intervention Programs
Organizers:
William A. Hawkins, Director of SUMMA
Speakers:
Bonnie Berken, St. Norberts College
Paul J. Sally, Jr., University of Chicago 
Friday August 9, 1991, 3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
MAA Session
1991 Mathematical Contest in Modeling
Organizers:
B. A. Fusaro, Salisbury State University 
Friday August 9, 1991, 3:45 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Committee on Assessment Panel Discussion
Mathematics assessment: A national perspective 
Friday August 9, 1991, 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
CBMS Session
1990 CBMS Survey of Undergraduate Programs in the Mathematical Science and Computer Science
Organizers:
Don Rung, Pennsylvania State University 
Friday August 9, 1991, 6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Presentation
Changing the Climate\endash Repeat of 1990 skits 
Friday August 9, 1991, 6:15 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Joint Policy Board for Mathematics and Office of Governmental and Public Affairs Forum
The academic employment situation for mathematicians
Speakers:
Don McClure, Borwn University 
Friday August 9, 1991, 7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
PME J. Sutherland Frame Lecture
Some mathematics of baseball.
Henry O. Pollak*, Bell Communications Research and Teacher's College, Columbia University
Saturday August 10, 1991

Saturday August 10, 1991, 7:30 a.m.8:20 a.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Laplacians of graphs and hypergraphs.
Fan R. K. Chung*, Bell Communications Research, Morristown, New Jersey 
Saturday August 10, 1991, 8:35 a.m.9:25 a.m.
MAA Earle Raymond Hedrick Lecture: Lecture III
The sensual (quadratic) form. Can you speak its soul?
John Horton Conway*, Princeton University 
Saturday August 10, 1991, 9:40 a.m.11:10 a.m.
AMS Progress in Mathematics Lecture
The theory and applications of harmonic mappings between Riemannian manifolds.
Richard M. Schoen*, Stanford University
(86735101) 
Saturday August 10, 1991, 11:25 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting 
Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
National Science Foundation Informal Discussion Group 
Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:40 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Problems in Number Theory, II

12:40 p.m.
Some determinant identities.
George E. Andrews*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
William H. Burge, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
(8671158) 
1:10 p.m.
Fermat's last theorem in reverse.
Murray S. Klamkin*, University of Alberta
John R. McGregor, University of Alberta
(8671168) 
1:40 p.m.
A road from Pythagoras to Pell, via continued fractions.
A. G. Schaake, Waikato Polytechnic, New Zealand
J. C. Turner*, University of Waikato, New Zealand
(86711135) 
2:10 p.m.
Arrowhead curves in a tree of Pythagorean triples.
A. G. Shannon*, University of Technology, Australia
A. F. Horadam, University of New England, Australia
(8671137) 
2:40 p.m.
Good Pixel permutations for expensive computer graphics.
Peter G. Anderson*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(8671163) 
3:10 p.m.
Triangular numbers and primes.
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
(8671146) 
3:40 p.m.
Some properties of numbers revealed on a cylindrical pointlattice.
Irving Adler*, North Bennington, Vermont
(8671109) 
4:10 p.m.
Necessary and sufficient conditions for simple Abases.
Calvin Long*, Washington State University
Carl Swenson, Seattle University
(8671111) 
4:40 p.m.
Generalized multinacci numbers combined with generalized Pascal triangles.
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
(8671113) 
5:10 p.m.
Divisiblility of terms in Lucas sequences by their subscripts.
Lawrence Somer*, Catholic University of America
(8671147) 
5:40 p.m.
Unexpected applications of number theory.
Stefan A. Burr*, City College, City University of New York
(86711193)

12:40 p.m.

Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:40 p.m.4:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Noetherian Rings with Applications in Algebraic Geometry, III

12:40 p.m.
CohenMacaulay properties of local homomorphisms.
Luchezar L. Avramov*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
HansBjorn Foxby, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
(8671320) 
1:10 p.m.
On symbolic algebras of monomial primes.
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(86713124) 
1:40 p.m.
Depth properties of graded rings associated to an ideal.
Sam Huckaba, Florida State University
Thomas Marley*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(8671338) 
2:10 p.m.
Rees algebras of ideals having small analytic deviation.
Sam Huckaba*, Florida State University
Craig Huneke, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8671327) 
2:40 p.m.
One dimensional local rings of maximal and almost maximal length.
William C. Brown*, Michigan State University
J\"urgen Herzog, Universit\"at Gesamthochschule Essen, Germany
(8671315) 
3:10 p.m.
Betti numbers of modules of finite length.
Hara Charalambous*, State University of New York, Albany
(86713181) 
3:40 p.m.
Fundamental groups of surface singularities.
Steven Dale Cutkosky*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(86713123) 
4:10 p.m.
The HilbertLoewy function, and deformations of a local algebra.
A. Iarrobino*, Northeastern University
(8671384)

12:40 p.m.

Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:40 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Continuum Theory and Dynamical Systems, III

12:40 p.m.
Linear patterns of periodic points on dendrites.
Stewart Baldwin*, Auburn University, Auburn
(86758165) 
1:10 p.m.
A treelike continuum admitting fixed point free maps with arbitarily small trajectories.
Piotr Minc*, Auburn University, Auburn
(86754146) 
1:40 p.m.
Convex metrics for separable metric spaces.
J. Nikiel, University of Saskatchewan
H. M. Tuncali, University of Saskatchewan
E. D. Tymchatyn*, University of Saskatchewan
(8675495)

12:40 p.m.

Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:40 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, II

12:40 p.m.
Some asymptotic expansions of Ramanujan.
Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Ronald J. Evans, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(86711150) 
1:10 p.m.
Calculation of a sieve auxiliary function.
Harold G. Diamond*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
H. Halberstam, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
H.E. Richert, University of Ulm, Germany
(86711126) 
1:40 p.m.
Primitive points on elliptic curves. II.
Ram Murty*, McGill University
(86711127) 
2:10 p.m.
Limiting distributions of additive functions.
Adolf J. Hildebrand*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(86711128) 
2:40 p.m.
Iterations of multiplicative functions.
Don Redmond*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(86711185) 
3:10 p.m.
On the frequencies of large values of divisor functions.
Karl K. Norton*, Bangor, Maine
(8671199) 
3:40 p.m.
The number of relatively prime solutions to a Diophantine approximation of Hurwitz numbers.
John Sadowsky*, Johns Hopkins University, Laurel
(8671129)

12:40 p.m.

Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:40 p.m.3:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Variational Methods, Differential Analysis and Symmetry, III

12:40 p.m.
Nonsingular group actions.
Arthur G. Wasserman*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(8675764) 
1:10 p.m.
Geometric and differential properties of subanalytic sets.
Edward Bierstone, University of Toronto
Pierre Milman*, University of Toronto
(8673236) 
1:40 p.m.
Spacelike isoparametric submanifolds of Lorentzian spaces.
Bing Le Wu*, Brandeis University
(8675357) 
2:10 p.m.
Lipschitz equisingularity, subanalytic case.
Adam Parusi\'nski*, University of Georgia
(86732173) 
2:40 p.m.
Polar actions on compact Lie groups.
Gudlaugur Thorbergsson*, University of Notre Dame
(86753125) 
3:10 p.m.
Connections on split trivial bundles over homogeneous spaces, and locally symmetric spaces.
Lance D. Drager*, Texas Tech University
Robert L. Foote, Wabash College
(8675393)

12:40 p.m.

Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:40 p.m.3:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Function Algebras and Function Spaces, III

12:40 p.m.
An open mapping theorem on homogeneous spaces.
Shozo Koshi*, Hokkaido University, Japan
(8674674) 
1:10 p.m.
A new function space on Lorentzian 3manifolds.
Phillip E. Parker*, Wichita State University
(86733109) 
1:40 p.m.
The heat equation and BerezinToeplitz estimates.
L. A. Coburn*, State University of New York, College at Buffalo
(8674623) 
2:10 p.m.
Part metric and conformal mapping.
H. S. Bear*, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
(8673076) 
2:40 p.m.
Bergman type spaces on hyperbolic spaces.
John E. Gilbert*, University of Texas, Austin
Ray A. Kunze, University of Georgia
Christopher Meaney, Macquarie University, Australia
(8674296) 
3:10 p.m.
Moebius invariant function spaces on the open unit ball in C^n.
K. T. Hahn, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
E. H. Youssfi*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(86732118)

12:40 p.m.

Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:40 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS General Session, III

12:40 p.m.
Monopoly variations and Markov chains.
Laurence Murphy*, Wittenberg University
(86760148) 
12:55 p.m.
Recurrence relations for moments of order statistics in the presence of an outlier.
Kandasamy Selvavel*, Claflin College
(8676234) 
1:10 p.m.
Comparison of simultaneity tests for combined experiments.
Jack Tomsky*, Lockheed Missiles & Space Company
(8676203) 
1:25 p.m.
A new method for derivation of continuous RungeKutta formulas.
Leroy Derr, University of New Orleans
Curtis Outlaw, University of New Orleans
Diran Sarafyan*, University of New Orleans
(86765114) 
1:40 p.m.
Thresholdrange scaling for twodimensional cyclic cellular automata.
Robert Fisch*, Colby College
(8676871) 
1:55 p.m.
A wave method for analyzing the spectrum of a vibrating thin plate.
Goong Chen, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
Matthew P. Coleman*, Fairfield University
Jianxin Zhou, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
(86773163) 
2:10 p.m.
On a pulsatile flow of a twophase viscous fluid in a tube of elliptic crosssection.
Lokenath Debnath*, University of Central Florida
(8677632) 
2:25 p.m.
Interaction of laser light and amorphous and/or polycrystalline barium titanate films.
Terry Logan*, University of Akron
(86778166) 
2:40 p.m.
Models of premeal and postmeal heart rate power spectra in young normals.
Jerry Collins*, Vanderbilt University
Tushar Desai, Vanderbilt University
Italo Biaggioni, Vanderbilt University
Richard Shiavi, Vanderbilt University
Virginia Haile, Vanderbilt University
David Robertson, Vanderbilt University
(8679292) 
2:55 p.m.
A system approach to representing the sum of two nth powers as an nth power.
C. Mus\`es*, Mathematics & Morphology Research Centre, Canada
(8679372) 
3:10 p.m.
The bump in the carpet, Fermat's last theorem, and Kasner's kindergarten.
Herbert E. Salzer*, Brooklyn, New York
(86798104) 
3:25 p.m.
Graphing calculators and workshops in large calculus classes.
Al Shenk*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(86798113) 
3:40 p.m.
Nonstandard solutions to standard problems.
Joe Thrash*, University of Southern Mississippi
(86798115) 
3:55 p.m.
Series for Euler's constant and Log n.
Jonathan D. Sondow*, Yeshiva University
(86711194)

12:40 p.m.

Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:40 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Computer Software for Classroom Use, I

12:40 p.m.
Introduction "On Lecture Hardware and Software at the University of Maine" 
1:05 p.m.
A computer on every desk: The impact on mathematics students, faculty, and curriculum.
Stan Seltzer, Ithaca College
Constance Elson*, Ithaca College 
1:30 p.m.
Computer software for classroom use.
Leslie Hogben*, Iowa State College, Ames 
1:55 p.m.
Ralph, a simulated computer.
Charles A. Green*, Blackburn College 
2:20 p.m.
GASP: Graphical aids for stochastic processes.
Robert Fisch*, Colby College 
2:40 p.m.
Break 
2:55 p.m.
Fourier analysis software (FAS).
James S. Walker*, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire and Washington University 
3:20 p.m.
Using LINDO in an undergraduate optimization course.
Elaine Hubbard*, Kennesaw State College 
3:45 p.m.
Illustrating cubic splines and Lagrange interpolating polynomials.
Shepley L. Ross, II*, Bates College 
4:10 p.m.
Using MATLAB in a first course in linear algebra.
George Mackiw*, Loyola College in Maryland 
4:35 p.m.
Using MATLAB to compute the Jordan form of a matrix.
Richard Barshinger*, Pennsylvania State University, Worthington Scranton

12:40 p.m.

Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:40 p.m.1:55 p.m.
MAA Undergraduate Student Paper Session, II on Algebraic Graph Theory (NSF Undergraduate Research ProgramREU)

12:40 p.m.
Topics in algebraic graph theory. I.
Joshua Brandon*, Harvard University 
12:55 p.m.
Topics in algebraic graphy theory. II.
Lana Holmes*, Hanover College 
1:10 p.m.
Topics in algebraic graph theory. III.
Alan Jaffray*, Sonoma State University 
1:25 p.m.
Topics in algebraic graph theory. IV.
Ian Robertson*, Oberlin College 
1:40 p.m.
Topics in algebraic graph theory. V.
Marc Douglass Wallace*, Washington University

12:40 p.m.

Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:40 p.m.2:00 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Quantitative Literacy Informal Discussion
Quantitative Literacy 
Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:40 p.m.3:40 p.m.
MAA Student Workshop
Using the DERIVE computer algebra system to generate conjectures
Organizers:
Marvin L. Brubaker, Messiah College
Carl L. Leinbach, Gettysburg College 
Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:45 p.m.2:45 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #4: Part C
Teaching mathematical modeling
Organizers:
Frank Giordano, U.S. Military Academy
Maurice Weir, Naval Postgraduate School 
Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:45 p.m.2:45 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part B
Conceptualizing, organizing, and seeking funding for teacher education projects
Organizers:
Joan FerriniMundy, University of New Hampshire
Carole Lacampagne, National Science Foundation 
Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:45 p.m.2:45 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #6: Part B
Symmetry analysis of repeated patterns
Organizers:
Donald Crowe, University of Wisconsin, Madison 
Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:45 p.m.2:45 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #7: Part B
Great theorems from mathematical analysis: 16891881
Organizers:
William Dunham, Hanover College 
Saturday August 10, 1991, 1:05 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Computer Software for Classroom Use, II

1:05 p.m.
Software use at Centre College. I.
Bill Johnston*, Centre College 
1:30 p.m.
Software at Centre College. II.
John Wilson*, Centre College 
1:55 p.m.
MPP, graphical software for calculus.
Howard Lewis Penn*, United States Naval Academy 
2:20 p.m.
Computer plotting for mathematics insight.
Mark Bridger*, Northeastern University 
2:40 p.m.
Break 
2:55 p.m.
Understanding surfaces through animation.
Maurino P. Bautista*, Rochester Institute of Technology 
3:20 p.m.
GyroGraphics^tm in the calculus classroom.
Jerry Johnson*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater 
3:45 p.m.
Using DERIVE in mathematics courses for liberal arts students.
Kay Gura*, Ramapo College of New Jersey 
4:10 p.m.
First year experiences using symbolic software in calculus.
Lisa Townsley Kulich*, Illinois Benedictine College
Barbara Victor, Illinois Benedictine College 
4:35 p.m.
Using DERIVE to simplify an integral of Lubin.
Dave Trautman*, The Citadel

1:05 p.m.

Saturday August 10, 1991, 2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
MAA Undergraduate Student Paper Session, III on Cooperative Game Theory (NSF Undergraduate Research ProgramREU)

2:00 p.m.
Topics in cooperative game theory. I.
Thomas Ventrudo*, Loyola College of Maryland 
2:15 p.m.
Topics in cooperative game theory. II.
Stephanie Merki*, Eastern Nazarene College 
2:30 p.m.
Topics in cooperative game theory. III.
Owen Patashnick*, Brandeis University 
2:45 p.m.
Topics in cooperative game theory. IV.
Brett Allan Saraniti*, Harvey Mudd College 
3:00 p.m.
Topics in cooperative game theory. V.
Jodi P. Wallman*, Bryn Mawr College 
3:15 p.m.
Topics in cooperative game theory. VI.
Daniel S. Arthur*, Miami University, Ohio

2:00 p.m.

Saturday August 10, 1991, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #8: Part B
Knot theory for undergraduates
Organizers:
Stefanos Gialamas, Columbia College 
Saturday August 10, 1991, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #9: Part B
Unifying themes for discrete mathematics
Organizers:
Ralph Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Sunday August 11, 1991