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1995 Burlington Mathfest
Burlington, VT, August 68, 1995
Meeting #902
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS
daverman@math.utk.edu
Donovan H Van Osdol, MAA
dv@christa.unh.edu
Friday August 4, 1995
Saturday August 5, 1995

Saturday August 5, 1995, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Board of Governors

Saturday August 5, 1995, 12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Mathfest Registration

Saturday August 5, 1995, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Optional Tour: Shelburne Museum

Saturday August 5, 1995, 1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Council

Saturday August 5, 1995, 6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Opening Banquet Reception

Saturday August 5, 1995, 7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Prize Banquet
Sunday August 6, 1995

Sunday August 6, 1995, 8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Mathfest Registration

Sunday August 6, 1995, 8:30 a.m.9:20 a.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
It's as easy as ABC.
Andrew J. Granville*, University of Georgia
(90200300)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 8:30 a.m.9:20 a.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
The Catalan conjecture.
Paulo Ribenboim*, Queen's University
(90200314)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Committee on Student Chapters Hospitality Center

Sunday August 6, 1995, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Book Sales and Exhibits

Sunday August 6, 1995, 9:35 a.m.10:25 a.m.
MAA Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures: Lecture I
The fascination of tiling.
Doris J. Schattschneider*, Moravian College
(90200306)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 10:40 a.m.12:10 p.m.
AMS Progress in Mathematics Lecture
Fully nonlinear elliptic second order equations: Recent development.
Nicolii V. Krylov*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(90200305)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 12:25 p.m.12:55 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
PME Council Meeting

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:15 p.m.2:05 p.m.
MAAMu Alpha Theta Lecture
A mathematical kaleidoscope for motivation and understanding.
Jeanne F. Nelson*, Kamehameha Schools, Honolulu, Hawaii
(90200309)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part A
Interdisciplinary lively applications.
Organizers:
Frank R. Giordano, United States Military Academy
David C. Arney, United States Military Academy

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
An activitybased approach to teaching introductory statistics.
Organizers:
Richard L. Scheaffer, University of Florida
Ann E. Watkins, California State University, Northridge

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
MAA Session on Implications of the NCTM Standards for College Level Teaching, I
Organizers:
Darien Lauten, University of New Hampshire
Karen J. Graham, University of New Hampshire

1:15 p.m.
Introduction

1:20 p.m.
The interactive mathematics program.
Edward F. Wolff*, Beaver College
Carla Oblas, Northeastern University
(90200225)

1:50 p.m.
Break

1:55 p.m.
Design and implementation of the CorePlus Mathematics Project (CPMP) curriculum.
Christian R. Hirsch*, Western Michigan University
(90200221)

2:25 p.m.
Break

2:30 p.m.
Application Reform in Secondary Mathematics (ARISE).
Solomon A. Garfunkel*, COMAP Incorporated, Lexington, Massachusetts
(90200220)

3:00 p.m.
Break

3:05 p.m.
The MATH connections project and its implications.
William P. Berlinghoff*, Colby College
(90200216)

3:35 p.m.
Break

3:40 p.m.
Panel Discussion

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
MAA Session on Symbolic Computation in the Undergraduate Mathematics Classroom, I
Organizers:
Ronald I. Sklar, St. John's University, St. Vincent's College
Richard C. O'Lander, St. John's University

1:15 p.m.
The graphical viewpoint and a symbolic computation system.
Nancy L. Hagelgans*, Ursinus College
(90200255)

1:35 p.m.
Programming with polynomials.
Douglas E. Ensley*, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
(90200253)

1:55 p.m.
Using a CAS to investigate polynomials and commuting matrices.
Jerry A. Johnson*, University of Nevada
(90200256)

2:15 p.m.
Using MAPLE in a real analysis course.
Thomas C. Ratliff*, Saint Olaf College
(90200259)

2:35 p.m.
MAPLE as an effective teaching/learning tool in the classroom.
Herbert I. Brown*, The University of Albany
(90200252)

2:55 p.m.
A computational algebra course.
Cynthia J. Woodburn*, Pittsburg State University
(90200264)

3:15 p.m.
MAPLE demonstrations in differential equations.
Linda C. Thiel*, Ursinus College
(90200263)

3:35 p.m.
Technology in the classroom: Computerbased math courses with MAPLE.
David E. Betounes, University of Southern Mississippi
Mylan Redfern*, University of Southern Mississippi
(90200260)

3:55 p.m.
Calculus results examined in MAPLE, DERIVE and MATHEMATICA.
Carl M. Koreen*, Monmouth University
(90200257)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Teaching in FirstYear College Mathematics Courses, I
Organizers:
Aaron I. Stucker, Washburn University of Topeka
Howard L. Penn, U.S. Naval Academy

1:15 p.m.
Calculus and precalculus augmented by computers.
Karen Hills*, Fairfield University
(90200236)

1:35 p.m.
Teaching calculus with a laboratory component.
Barbara Victor*, Illinois Benedictine College
(90200248)

1:55 p.m.
Data analysis and partial sums.
Marc J. Dancer*, Deerfield Academy, Massachusetts
(90200230)

2:15 p.m.
An analysis of a calculus reform project.
Mary Ann Connors*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(90200229)

2:35 p.m.
Revitalizing college algebra in Framingham State College.
Mohammad Salmassi*, Framingham State College
(90200242)

2:55 p.m.
Rewriting the textbook.
Scott A. Smith*, Columbia College
(90200247)

3:15 p.m.
Essay assignments in calculus.
Susan L. Callahan*, Cottey College
(90200227)

3:35 p.m.
Leaping into statistics: Data on the first day.
Lynne A. Baur*, Carleton College
(90200226)

3:55 p.m.
A calculus experience for liberal arts students.
Richard Alan Gillman*, Valparaiso University
(90200234)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:15 p.m.2:15 p.m.
AMS Special Presentation
eMATH on the World Wide Web.
Organizers:
Ralph E. Youngen, AMS
Wendy A. Bucci, AMS

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:15 p.m.2:35 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
NCTM: A vision of algebra.
Organizers:
Gail Burrill, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Panelists:
Steve Monk, University of Washington
Richard D. Anderson, Louisiana Systemic Initiatives Program

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:40 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Graph Theory, I
Organizers:
Dan Archdeacon, University of Vermont

1:40 p.m.
Planar graphs on nonplanar surfaces.
Bojan Mohar*, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Neil Robertson, Ohio State University, Columbus
(90205101)

2:05 p.m.
$2$competition graphs and $3$representative embeddings.
Richard P. Vitray*, Rollins College
(90205130)

2:30 p.m.
2connected spanning subgraphs of graphs on surfaces.
Daniel P. Sanders*, Ohio State University, Columbus
Yue Zhao, Ohio State University, Columbus
(9020557)

2:55 p.m.
Walks in graphs in surfaces.
Xingxing Yu*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(9020591)

3:20 p.m.
Separating cycles in doubly toroidal embeddings.
Mark N. Ellingham, Vanderbilt University
Xiaoya Zha*, Vanderbilt University
(9020554)

3:45 p.m.
Separating and nonseparating disjoint homotopic cycles in graph embeddings.
Richard Brunet*, Carleton University
Bojan Mohar, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
R. Bruce Richter, Carleton University
(9020579)

4:10 p.m.
Unavoidable disjoint essential cycles.
Neil Robertson*, Ohio State University, Columbus
Bojan Mohar, Ohio State University, Columbus
(90205167)

4:35 p.m.
On the zeros of some genus polynomials.
Saul Stahl*, University of Kansas
(9020549)

5:00 p.m.
Four colorings of spheres, and labeled knot drawings on surfaces.
Steve Fisk*, Bowdoin College
(9020582)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:40 p.m.5:15 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algorithms for Graphs and Matroids, I
Organizers:
Olivia M. Carducci, Lafayette College
Gary P. Gordon, Lafayette College

1:40 p.m.
Algorithms and interval based graphs.
Garth T. Isaak*, Lehigh University
(9020590)

2:10 p.m.
Algorithmic problems arising from generalizations of interval graphs and interval orders.
Kenneth P. Bogart*, Dartmouth College
(90205105)

2:40 p.m.
Wheels, fans, and a recurrence relation.
Anthony C. Nance*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(9020568)

3:10 p.m.
Enumerating Hamiltonian paths in rectangular grids.
Karen L. Collins*, Wesleyan University
Lucia Beth Krompart, Rochester, Michigan
(9020540)

3:40 p.m.
Decomposing graphs into trees.
Ruth Haas*, Smith College
(9020587)

4:10 p.m.
Algorithms for cases of the common covector problem for oriented matroid pairs.
Seth D. Chaiken*, State University of New York, Albany
(9020688)

4:40 p.m.
Problem Session

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:40 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Classical Harmonic Analysis, I
Organizers:
Roger Lee Cooke, University of Vermont
Mike Wilson, University of Vermont

1:40 p.m.
A minimal principle in the phase problem of Xray crystallography.
Herbert Aaron Hauptman*, HauptmanWoodward Medical Foundation of Buffalo
(9024307)

2:10 p.m.
Restricted BMO in product spaces.
Mischa Cotlar, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
Cora S. Sadosky*, Howard University
(9024264)

2:40 p.m.
Symmetry of solutions of the GinzburgLandau equation.
Sagun Chanillo*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(9023538)

3:10 p.m.
Norm estimates and representations for CalderonZygmund operators.
David K. Watson, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Richard L. Wheeden*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(9024205)

3:40 p.m.
A program to estimate the harmonic dimension of a twodimensional Cantor set.
Mitchell H. Taibleson*, Washington University
(90242174)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:40 p.m.4:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis on Lie Groups and Homogeneous Spaces, I
Organizers:
Hongming Ding, Saint Louis University

1:40 p.m.
Dolbeault cohomology and covariant differential operators.
Ronald J. Stanke*, Baylor University
(90222126)

2:10 p.m.
Harmonic analysis on polar homogeneous spaces.
JingSong Huang*, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
(9024356)

2:40 p.m.
A Plancherel formula for homogeneous spaces of completely solvable Lie groups.
Bradley N. Currey*, Saint Louis University
(90222124)

3:10 p.m.
The automorphism group of an open orbit in a flag variety.
Edward G. Dunne*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Roger Craig Zierau, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(90222128)

3:40 p.m.
Poisson transforms for homogeneous vector bundles.
Adam Koranyi*, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
Hans M. Reimann, University of Berne, Switzerland
(90222117)

4:10 p.m.
Intertwining operators and exceptional representations.
John E. Gilbert*, University of Texas, Austin
(90222166)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:40 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Number Theory Related to Stark's Conjecture, I
Organizers:
David R. Dorman, Middlebury College
David S. Dummit, University of Vermont
Jonathan Winslow Sands, University of Vermont

1:40 p.m.
Computating special values of $L$functions.
Harold M. Stark*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(9021173)

2:10 p.m.
On Stark's conjecture for function fields.
Cristian Dumitru Popescu*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(9021160)

2:40 p.m.
Change of base for the BrumerStark conjecture.
David R. Hayes*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(9021141)

3:10 p.m.
A question of Stark.
Brett A. Tangedal*, University of Vermont
(9021176)

3:40 p.m.
Unramified elliptic units.
Farshid Hajir*, California Institute of Technology
(90211104)

4:10 p.m.
On the refined Stark formula over function fields.
KiSeng Tan*, Rutgers University, Newark
(90211106)

4:40 p.m.
Some computations related to Stark's conjecture.
Jonathan Winslow Sands*, University of Vermont
Brett A. Tangedal, University of Vermont
(9021170)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:40 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Soap Bubble Geometry, I
Organizers:
Frank Morgan, Williams College

1:40 p.m.
Soap bubble geometry.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
(9024931)

2:00 p.m.
Bubble beginnings.
Frederick J. Almgren, Jr.*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Jean E. Taylor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(9024915)

2:40 p.m.
Soap film singularities in higher dimensions.
Kenneth A. Brakke*, Susquehanna University
(9024918)

3:05 p.m.
On convex soap bubble clusters.
Aladar Heppes*, Budapest, Hungary
(9024923)

3:30 p.m.
The standard double soap bubble in ${\bf R}^2$ uniquely minimizes perimeter.
Joel S. Foisy*, Duke University
Jeffrey F. Brock, University of California, Berkeley
Manuel Alfaro, Williams College
Nich Hodges, Williams College
Jason Zimba, University of California, Berkeley
(9024917)

3:55 p.m.
The double bubble on $S^2$.
Joseph David Masters*, University of Texas, Austin
(9024946)

4:20 p.m.
The structure of areaminimizing double bubbles.
Michael L. Hutchings*, Harvard University
(9024922)

4:45 p.m.
The double bubble conjecture.
Joel Hass*, University of California, Davis
Roger Schlafly, Real Software, Soquel, California
(9024934)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:45 p.m.2:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Probability and Statistics

1:45 p.m.
Vector bundles and the Hida calculus.
David E. Betounes*, University of Southern Mississippi
(9026098)

2:00 p.m.
Spectral multiplicity of some stochastic processes.
Slobodanka Mitrovic*, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia
(9026045)

2:15 p.m.
Selfavoiding random walks on a horizontal strip.
Robert E. Bradley*, Adelphi University
(90260157)

2:30 p.m.
Some nonstandard estimation procedures for the parameters of the generalized Weibull distribution.
Manmohan S. Arora*, University of Bahrain, Bahrain
(90262141)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 2:45 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Session on MAA Student Papers

Sunday August 6, 1995, 2:45 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Session on MAA Student Papers

Sunday August 6, 1995, 2:45 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Student Paper Sessions

Sunday August 6, 1995, 2:45 p.m.5:00 p.m.
PME Contributed Paper Session

Sunday August 6, 1995, 2:45 p.m.5:00 p.m.
PME Contributed Paper Session

Sunday August 6, 1995, 2:45 p.m.5:00 p.m.
PME Contributed Paper Session

Sunday August 6, 1995, 2:45 p.m.5:00 p.m.
PME Contributed Paper Sessions

Sunday August 6, 1995, 2:50 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
The SSIs and systemic reform in mathematics.
Moderators:
Stephanie Williamson, Louisiana Systemic Initiatives Program
Panelists:
James Lewis, Nebraska SSI
Johnny Lott, Montana SSI

Sunday August 6, 1995, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory

3:00 p.m.
Elementary theory of simple special nlists and their spindle lattices. Simple proof of ${\bf Lp}$.
Dov Tamari*, New York, New York
(90206114)

3:15 p.m.
The ArkinHoggatt original construction of the generalized Fibonacci numbers combined with the generalized Pascal triangle.
Joseph Arkin*, United States Military Academy
David C. Arney, United States Military Academy
(9021137)

3:30 p.m.
Generalized $2N$ color problem.
Joseph Edward Brierly*, United States Army Tank Automotive and Armaments Command
(9020513)

3:45 p.m.
A short ``proof'' of the fourcolor theorem.
Peter R. Christopher*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(90205165)

4:00 p.m.
On signed degrees in signed graphs.
Gary Chartrand, Western Michigan University
Heather D. Gavlas*, Western Michigan University
Michelle Schultz, Western Michigan University
Frank Harary, New Mexico State University
(90205122)

4:15 p.m.
Strongly multiplicative graphs.
Lowell W. Beineke*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Ft.\ Wayne
Shankar Hedge, Karnataka Regional Engineering College, India
(90205155)

4:30 p.m.
Step domination in graphs.
Kelly Lynne Schultz*, Western Michigan University
(90205123)

4:45 p.m.
A privately taped interview with Paul Erd\H os.
Judith L. Arkin*, Spring Valley, New York
Joseph Arkin, United States Military Academy
David C. Arney, United States Military Academy
(9021124)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
AWM Panel Discussion
Do women and men have different career trajectories?
Panelists:
Margaret B. Cozzens, National Science Foundation
Carolyn S. Gordon, Dartmouth College
Claudia A. Henrion, Dartmouth College
Joyce R. McLaughlin, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Moderators:
ChuuLian Terng, Northeastern University

Sunday August 6, 1995, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
Calculus: An active approach with projects.
Organizers:
Stephen R. Hilbert, Ithaca College
John C. Maceli, Ithaca College
Diane D. Schwartz, Ithaca College
Stanley E. Seltzer, Ithaca College
Eric E. Robinson, Ithaca College

Sunday August 6, 1995, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
The use of software in an introductory linear algebra course.
Organizers:
Homer F. Bechtell, University of New Hampshire

Sunday August 6, 1995, 4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Section Officers

Sunday August 6, 1995, 4:10 p.m.6:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Achieving K12 and Higher Education Collaboration in Systemic Reform Programs, I
Organizers:
Richard D. Anderson, Louisiana Systemic Initiative Program, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

4:10 p.m.
Systemic change at a small K$12$ school.
James T. Sandefur*, Georgetown University
(90200208)

4:35 p.m.
Local systemic change through teacher enhancement, grades K$8$.
Joyce Evans*, National Science Foundation
(90200203)

5:00 p.m.
A problem solving program for grades {\rm 36}.
Kenneth J. Preskenis*, Framingham State College
(90200207)

5:25 p.m.
Design, technology and engineering for America's children $(D/TEACH)$.
Eric M. York*, New Mexico State University
Mary Anne Staffeldt, New Mexico State University
Patricio A. Rojas, New Mexico State University
M. Pelking, New Mexico State University
S. Brown, New Mexico State University
(90200209)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 4:10 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Popularizing Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Eric R. Muller, Brock University, Canada
Bernard Ralph Hodgson, University Laval, Canada

4:10 p.m.
Introduction

4:15 p.m.
MATHGAPP: The mathematical games and puzzles project.
David E. Kullman*, Miami University
(90200271)

4:45 p.m.
Growth and symmetryA popular combination for undergraduates in liberal arts.
Kay M. Gura*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(90200269)

5:15 p.m.
Toys in the classroom.
Teresa Engel Moore*, Ithaca College
(90200274)

5:40 p.m.
Fair allocation and equity.
John Charles Maceli*, Ithaca College
(90200272)

Sunday August 6, 1995, 4:25 p.m.5:45 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Reform of the preparation of mathematics teachers.
Moderators:
Genevieve M. Knight, Coppin State College
Panelists:
Bradd Evans Clark, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Joan FerriniMundy, University of New Hampshire

Sunday August 6, 1995, 4:25 p.m.5:45 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Using real data in an introductory statistics course.
Moderators:
Robert W. Hayden, Plymouth State College
Panelists:
Richard J. Cleary, St. Michaels College
Richard L. Scheaffer, University of Florida
J. Laurie Snell, Dartmouth College

Sunday August 6, 1995, 4:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AWM Membership Meeting

Sunday August 6, 1995, 5:15 p.m.6:15 p.m.
MAAPME Student Reception

Sunday August 6, 1995, 6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Optional Dinner and Cruise on Lake Champlain

Sunday August 6, 1995, 9:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
AWM Open Reception
Monday August 7, 1995

Monday August 7, 1995, 7:00 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Breakfast for MAA Student Chapter Faculty Advisors, Section Coordinators, and PME Advisors

Monday August 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Mathfest Registration

Monday August 7, 1995, 8:30 a.m.9:20 a.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Strings, beams, membranes, and plates: Finding properties of vibrating systems from nodes or nodal lines.
Joyce R. McLaughlin*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(90200301)

Monday August 7, 1995, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Committee on Student Chapters Hospitality Center

Monday August 7, 1995, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Book Sales and Exhibits

Monday August 7, 1995, 9:35 a.m.10:25 a.m.
MAA Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures: Lecture II
Symmetry and order.
Doris J. Schattschneider*, Moravian College
(90200307)

Monday August 7, 1995, 10:40 a.m.11:30 a.m.
AMS History of Mathematics Lecture
A century ago; A century from now.
John H. Ewing*, American Mathematical Society
(90200303)

Monday August 7, 1995, 11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science Policy Public Policy Address
Speaker and title to be announced.

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
NAM David Blackwell Lecture
Computational ocean acoustics.
Donald F. St Mary*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(90200312)

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Graph Theory, II
Organizers:
Dan Archdeacon, University of Vermont

1:00 p.m.
Constructing and forbidding automorphisms in lifted maps.
Dan Archdeacon, University of Vermont
Pavol Gvozdjak*, Simon Fraser University
Jozef Siran, Slovak Technical University, Slovak Republic
(9020578)

1:30 p.m.
Constructions of regular Cayley maps.
Robert Jajcay*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(9020580)

2:00 p.m.
Random Cayley maps.
Michelle Schultz*, Western Michigan University
(9020544)

2:30 p.m.
Random topological graph theory.
Esther Hunt Tesar*, Western Michigan University
(9020547)

3:00 p.m.
On the number of crossings in drawings of the complete graph.
Samuel K. Stueckle*, Northeastern University
(90205162)

3:30 p.m.
Maximum crossing numbers.
Heiko Harborth*, Techn. University, Braunschweig, Germany
(9020550)

4:00 p.m.
Cyclically fiveconnected graphs.
Neil Robertson, Ohio State University, Columbus
Paul Seymour, Bellcore, Morristown, New Jersey
Robin Thomas*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(90205103)

4:30 p.m.
Imbedding composition graphs.
David L. Craft*, Muskingum College
(90205151)

5:00 p.m.
On the genus of a geometry.
Arthur T. White*, Western Michigan University
(9020551)

5:30 p.m.
Threedimensional Tutte embedding.
Kiran B. Chilakamarri, Central State University
Nathaniel Dean*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
Michael Littman, Brown University
(90205108)

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algorithms for Graphs and Matroids, II
Organizers:
Olivia M. Carducci, Lafayette College
Gary P. Gordon, Lafayette College

1:00 p.m.
Clutters and circuits.
Lorenzo Traldi*, Lafayette College
(9020519)

1:30 p.m.
Bounds on Hvectors of graphs and matroids.
Charles J. Colbourn*, University of Waterloo
(9020571)

2:00 p.m.
Decomposition schemes for computing the independence polynomial of a graph.
Robert E. Jamison, II*, Clemson University
(9020592)

2:30 p.m.
Deletion, contraction and computation trees for Greedoids.
Gary Peter Gordon*, Lafayette College
Elizabeth W. McMahon, Lafayette College
(90205149)

3:00 p.m.
An algorithm for the Tutte polynomial based on computation trees.
Gary Peter Gordon, Lafayette College
Elizabeth W. McMahon*, Lafayette College
(90205163)

3:30 p.m.
How floppy is it? A graphdecomposition algorithm to compute degrees of freedom for a class of ``molecular" frames.
D. S. Franzblau*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(9020589)

4:00 p.m.
Tree decomposition algorithms on rigidity matroids.
Brigitte Servatius*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(9020586)

4:30 p.m.
Symmetry and antisymmetry in bracket polynomials.
Neil L. White*, University of Florida
(90205153)

5:00 p.m.
A longest cycle version of Tutte's wheels theorem.
Talmage James Reid*, University of Mississippi
Haidong Wu, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(9020506)

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Classical Harmonic Analysis, II
Organizers:
Roger Lee Cooke, University of Vermont
Mike Wilson, University of Vermont

1:00 p.m.
The operational sum calculus method of the discrete Fourier transforms method for solving difference equations with boundary conditions.
Abdul Jabbar Jerri*, Clarkson University
(90239158)

1:30 p.m.
Wavelet and Sobolev analysis on the Sierpinski gasket.
Robert S. Strichartz*, Cornell University, Ithaca
(9024272)

2:00 p.m.
Singular integral operators with rough kernels.
Dashan Fan, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
YiBiao Pan*, University of Pittsburgh
(9024277)

2:30 p.m.
Injectivity sets for the Radon transform over circles and complete systems of radial functions.
Mark L. Agranovsky, Bar Ilan University, Israel
Eric Todd Quinto*, Tufts University
(9024404)

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Ramsey Theory, I
Organizers:
Bruce M. Landman, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

1:00 p.m.
Products of chains with monochromatic maximal chains and antichains.
Dwight A. Duffus, Emory University
Ted Goddard*, Emory University
(90205150)

1:30 p.m.
Ramsey theory near $0$.
Vitaly Bergelson, Ohio State University, Columbus
Neil B. Hindman*, Howard University
Imre Bennett Leader, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
(9020508)

2:00 p.m.
Recent development in zerosum Ramsey theory.
Arie Bialostocki*, University of Idaho
(9020567)

2:30 p.m.
Some rado numbers for nonhomogeneous equations.
Daniel John Schaal*, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
(90205131)

3:00 p.m.
The Ramsey property for collections of sequences not containing all arithmetic progressions.
T. C. Brown, Simon Fraser University
Bruce Michael Landman*, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
(9020539)

3:30 p.m.
Ramsey and extremal properties of random graphs and random subsets of integers.
Yoshiharu Kohayakawa*, University of S\~ao Paulo, Brazil
(90205109)

4:00 p.m.
Multicolored subsets in colored hypergraphs.
Hanno Lefmann*, University of Dortmund, Germany
V. Rodl, Emory University
Beata Wysocka, Emory University
(9020509)

4:30 p.m.
Cube Ramsey numbers.
Heiko Harborth*, Tech. University Braunschweig, Germany
(9020553)

5:00 p.m.
Ramsey numbers for matroids.
Fair Hurst, Mississippi State University
Talmage James Reid*, Mississippi State University
(9020502)

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Soap Bubble Geometry, II
Organizers:
Frank Morgan, Williams College

1:00 p.m.
Counterexample to Kelvin's conjecture.
Robert Phelan*, Trinity College, Republic of Ireland
(9024928)

1:25 p.m.
TCP structures as clusters of equalvolume bubbles.
John M. Sullivan*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(9024927)

1:50 p.m.
Optimal partitions of ndimensional domains.
Italo Tamanini*, University of Trento, Italy
(90249115)

2:15 p.m.
Topological transitions during foam flow.
Andrew M. Kraynik*, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Douglas A. Reinelt, Southern Methodist University
(9024926)

2:40 p.m.
The planar double Wulff crystal.
Christopher P. French*, Williams College
(9024914)

3:05 p.m.
Polygonal double Wulff clusters in ${\bf R}^2$.
Scott R. Greenleaf*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(9024943)

3:30 p.m.
Double salt crystals.
Megan Barber*, Williams College
Jennifer Tice*, Williams College
Brian Wecht*, Williams College
(9024930)

3:55 p.m.
Edge and surface energy minimizing crystalline structures.
Jenny Kelley*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(9024921)

4:20 p.m.
Conical points on equilibrium crystal shapes.
Joel D. Shore*, McGill University
Dirk Jan Bukman, Cornell University
(9024993)

4:45 p.m.
Wetting transitions in anisotropic surfaces,
John W. Cahn*, National Institute of Standards and Technology
(9024929)

5:10 p.m.
The enduring appeal of soap bubbles.
Ivars Peterson*, Science News, Washington, DC
(9024935)

5:35 p.m.
Discussion

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
An activitybased approach to teaching introductory statistics.
Organizers:
Richard L. Scheaffer, University of Florida
Ann E. Watkins, California State University, Northridge

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part B
The use of software in an introductory linear algebra course.
Organizers:
Homer F. Bechtell,

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Teaching in FirstYear College Mathematics Courses, II
Organizers:
Aaron I. Stucker, Washburn University of Topeka
Howard Lewis Penn, U.S. Naval Academy

1:00 p.m.
The role of technology in creating a positive learning experience in a firstyear college mathematics course for the underprepared student at an allwomen's liberal arts college.
Mary Margaret ShoafGrubbs*, College of New Rochelle
(90200246)

1:20 p.m.
Cooperative learning in firstyear calculus.
Nancy L. Hagelgans*, Ursinus College
(90200235)

1:40 p.m.
Evaluative use of writing in liberal arts math and firstyear calculus courses.
P. Gavin Larose*, Nebraska Wesleyan University
(90200238)

2:00 p.m.
Small groups and cooperative learning in first year large lecture and standard size classes.
Richard J. Maher*, Loyola University of Chicago
(90200240)

2:20 p.m.
Study groups in remedial mathematics instruction.
Gabriella Wepner*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(90200249)

2:40 p.m.
Using cooperative learning to teach dynamical modeling to firstyear students.
James T. Sandefur*, Georgetown University
(90200243)

3:00 p.m.
A mathematics class that gets right to the core of it.
Julian F. Fleron*, Westfield State College
(90200233)

3:20 p.m.
Enticing nonmajors with cakecutting, counting, and circuits.
Emelie Kenney*, Siena College
(90200237)

3:40 p.m.
Convergence of numerical sequences in precalculus. Too difficult for students?
Gilda de la Rocque Palis*, Pontificia University Catolica, Brazil
(90200241)

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.3:25 p.m.
MAA Session on Achieving K12 and Higher Education Collaboration in Systemic Reform Programs, II
Organizers:
Richard D. Anderson, Louisiana Systemic Initiative Program, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

1:00 p.m.
Teachers, mathematicians, and mathematics educators working together for change.
Rosalie Dance*, Georgetown University
(90200202)

1:25 p.m.
Implementing the $NCTM$ standards in Biloxi, MS, School District: A threeyear project funded by the Knight Foundation.
Joe B. Thrash*, University of Southern Mississippi
(90200210)

1:50 p.m.
Is there a critical period in learning mathematics?
Arlene Goldblatt*, Quinnipiac College
(90200204)

2:15 p.m.
Report on California State University/K$12$ linkage conference.
Kevin Eric Callahan*, California State University, Hayward
(90200200)

2:40 p.m.
The Oklahoma high school calculator project.
Andy R. Magid*, University of Oklahoma
(90200206)

3:05 p.m.
Collaborative efforts in recruitment of minorities and a residency program for continuing licensure.
John T. Kemper*, University of Saint Thomas
(90200205)

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Session on MAA Student Papers

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Session on MAA Student Papers

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Student Paper Sessions

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
PME Contributed Paper Sessions

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
PME Contributed Paper Session

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
PME Contributed Paper Session

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.2:25 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
An interdisciplinary view of changes in undergraduate SMET education.
Organizers:
Susan L. Forman, Mathematical Sciences Education Board
Panelists:
Hyman Bass, Columbia University
Jay Labov, Colby College

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Optional Tour: Vermont Teddy Bear Factory/Shelburne Farms

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis on Lie Groups and Homogeneous Spaces, II
Organizers:
Hongming Ding, Saint Louis University

1:30 p.m.
Ramanujan's master theorem for Hermitian symmetric spaces.
Hongming Ding*, Saint Louis University
(90222137)

2:00 p.m.
Exceptional unitary representations.
Anthony W. Knapp*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(90222110)

2:30 p.m.
Unitary structures for highest weight representations.
Lisa Mantini*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(90222164)

3:00 p.m.
Generalized Dirac operators and unitary highest weight representaitons.
Thomas J. Enright*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(90222129)

3:30 p.m.
The PoissonHua transform on the language of integral geometry.
Simon G. Gindikin*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(90222136)

4:00 p.m.
Mellin analysis of trace formula terms.
Floyd L. Williams*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(90222107)

4:30 p.m.
Bessel potentials in matrix space.
Ray A. Kunze*, University of Georgia
(90222173)

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Number Theory Related to Stark's Conjecture, II
Organizers:
David R. Dorman, Middlebury College
David S. Dummit, University of Vermont
Jonathan Winslow Sands, University of Vermont

1:30 p.m.
Special points in rank one elliptic $A$modules.
Greg W. Anderson*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(9021166)

2:00 p.m.
Special values of Hecke $L$functions.
Li Guo*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(9021174)

2:30 p.m.
Periods of $t$motives and transcendence.
S. K. Sinha*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(90211120)

3:00 p.m.
Units that may fit into Stark's conjectures.
David R. Grant*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(90211138)

3:30 p.m.
On class numbers of cyclotomic extensions of function fields.
Li Guo, Ohio State University, Columbus
Linghsueh Shu*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(9021175)

4:00 p.m.
On characteristic $p\zeta$ functions.
Dinesh S. Thakur*, University of Arizona
(9021169)

4:30 p.m.
Congruences for special values of Lfunctions.
Ken Ono*, Institute for Advanced Study
(90211154)

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Potential Theory, I
Organizers:
Kohur N. Gowri Sankaran, McGill University

1:30 p.m.
On polynomials which generate the pluricomplex Green function.
Thomas Bloom*, University of Toronto
(90231139)

2:00 p.m.
A harmonic MittagLeffler theorem.
Paul M. Gauthier*, University of Montreal
Ashot H. Nersessian, University of Montreal
(90231145)

2:30 p.m.
A limit theorem of FatouDoob type and sets of determination.
Xun Zhang*, McGill University
(90231132)

3:00 p.m.
Condenser potentials.
Joseph Glover*, University of Florida
Murali Rao, University of Florida
(90231112)

3:30 p.m.
Subharmonicity without upper semicontinuity.
Brian J. Cole, Brown University
Thomas J. Ransford*, University Laval
(90231146)

Monday August 7, 1995, 2:35 p.m.4:00 p.m.
SUMMA Special Presentation
Intervention projects for minority precollege students.
Organizers:
William A. Hawkins, SUMMA Director
Panelists:
Elizabeth Frye, Fairmont State College
Howard C. Johnson, Syracuse University
Nagaraj S. Rao, Mercy College

Monday August 7, 1995, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
The Urban Systemic Initiative ProgramGetting mathematicians involved.
Organizers:
Madeleine Long, National Science Foundation

Monday August 7, 1995, 3:15 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Analysis and Differential Equations

3:15 p.m.
Strong stabilization of coupled wave equations with a local boundary value controller.
Gholam Reza Sarhangi*, Southwestern College
(90235169)

3:30 p.m.
On hydromagnetic pulsatile flow of a twophase fluid.
Lokenath Debnath*, University of Central Florida
(9027648)

3:45 p.m.
Detaching maps between spaces of continuous functions.
Edward Beckenstein*, Saint John's University
Lawrence Narici, Saint John's University
(9024620)

4:00 p.m.
Using the table algorithm to find series solutions of some nonlinear ordinary differential equations.
Donald R. Snow*, Brigham Young University
(90234156)

4:15 p.m.
Extension of operators from ordinary differential equations to difference equations.
Prem N. Bajaj*, Wichita State University
(90234127)

4:30 p.m.
Hyponormality and composition operators.
William E. Hornor*, University of Southern Mississippi
James E. Jamison, University of Memphis
(90247148)

4:45 p.m.
Computing the Szego kernel and Ahlfors map of an annulus.
Thomas J. Tegtmeyer, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Anthony D. Thomas*, University of Wisconsin, Platteville
(90230111)

5:00 p.m.
The defect relation of meromorphic maps on parabolic manifolds.
George L. Ashline*, Northeast Missouri State University
(90230143)

5:15 p.m.
Semilinear problems on the half space with a hole.
HwaiChiuan Wang*, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
(90299175)

Monday August 7, 1995, 4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part A
Instructional aspects of mathematics on the Internet.
Organizers:
Brian E. Smith, Dawson College, Montreal
Sandra Villas, Dona Ana Community College

Monday August 7, 1995, 4:05 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Implications of the NCTM Standards for College Level Teaching, II
Organizers:
Darien Lauten, University of New Hampshire

4:05 p.m.
A curriculum for change: The SIMMS project.
Johnny W. Lott*, University of Montana
(90200222)

4:35 p.m.
Break

4:40 p.m.
Calculus reform and the NCTM standards.
Karen R. Thrash*, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg
(90220224)

4:55 p.m.
Break

5:00 p.m.
Recent and proposed standards for teaching mathematics at UWOshkosh.
C. Patrick Collier*, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
(90200218)

5:10 p.m.
Break

5:15 p.m.
Implications of the NCTM's standards for the college teaching of topics in combinatorics and graph theory.
Diane M. Spresser*, James Madison University and National Science Foundation
(90200223)

5:30 p.m.
Break

5:35 p.m.
Hands on statistics for prospective elementary school teachers.
Kevin Eric Callahan*, California State University, Hayward
(90200217)

5:45 p.m.
Break

5:50 p.m.
Connecting college geometry to the NCTM standards: A course for teachers.
Bradford R. Findell*, University of New Hampshire
Sharon M. Soucy, University of New Hampshire
(90200219)

Monday August 7, 1995, 4:05 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Symbolic Computation in the Undergraduate Mathematics Classroom, II
Organizers:
Ronald I. Sklar, St. John's University, St. Vincent's College
Richard C. O'Lander, St. John's University

4:05 p.m.
DERIVE and developmental mathematics.
Nomiki Shaw*, California State University, Bakersfield
Joseph Robert Fiedler, California State University, Bakersfield
(90200261)

4:25 p.m.
Interactive worksheets for a business calculus course.
Peter G. Andrews*, Eastern Illinois University
Duane M. Broline, Eastern Illinois University
William J. Slough, Eastern Illinois University
(90200250)

4:45 p.m.
A few topics in calculus where the use of a CAS isn particularly illuminating.
John F. Putz*, Alma College
(90200258)

5:00 p.m.
Number theory using Mathematica.
Mary Vlastnik Armon*, Knox College
(90200251)

5:15 p.m.
Manipulating algebraic expressions in a symbolic algebra calculator.
Michael Edward Zeidler*, Milwaukee Area Technical College
(90200265)

5:30 p.m.
Attitudinal study of technology and college algebra.
Jacqueline Giles*, Central College
(90200254)

5:45 p.m.
Proving theorems in Euclidean plane geometry using a CAS.
Ronald I. Sklar*, St John's University
(90200262)

Monday August 7, 1995, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Using EPIC in calculus and precalculus classes.
Organizers:
James Burgmeier, University of Vermont
Larry L. Kost, University of Vermont

Monday August 7, 1995, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Assessment in the age of the graphing calculator.
Moderators:
Mary M. Lindquist, Columbus College
Panelists:
John W. Kenelly, Clemson University
Gretchen Rigol, SAT
Paul Sandifer, ACT

Monday August 7, 1995, 6:45 p.m.8:15 p.m.
PME Banquet

Monday August 7, 1995, 8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
PME J. Sutherland Frame Lecture
Tilings as diffraction gratings.
Marjorie Senechal*, Smith College
(90200313)

Monday August 7, 1995, 8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Special Presentation
Are we there yet? The OffOffBroadway version.
Organizers:
David E. Boliver, University of Central Oklahoma
Tuesday August 8, 1995

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Mathfest Registration

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 8:30 a.m.9:20 a.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Evolution of curves and surfaces.
Brian C. White*, Stanford University
(90200302)

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Committee on Student Chapters Hospitality Center

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Optional Tour: Stowe/Green Mountains/Cold Hollow Cider Mill

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Book Sales and Exhibits

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 9:35 a.m.10:25 a.m.
MAA Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures: Lecture III
Aperiodicity and quasicrystals.
Doris J. Schattschneider*, Moravian College
(90200308)

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 10:40 a.m.12:10 p.m.
AMS Progress in Mathematics Lecture
Compactifications of spaces of lattices.
Robert D. MacPherson*, Institute for Advanced Study
(90200304)

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 12:25 p.m.12:55 p.m.
MAA Business Meeting

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 1:40 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAA Student Lecture
Cauchy, Dirichlet, and the birth of real analysis.
David M. Bressoud*, Macalester College
(90200310)

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 1:40 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Graph Theory, III
Organizers:
Dan Archdeacon, University of Vermont

1:40 p.m.
Maximum genus and connectivity.
Jianer Chen*, Texas A & M University
Dan Archdeacon, University of Vermont
Jonathan L. Gross, Columbia University
(9020558)

2:10 p.m.
A Nebesk\`ytype characterization for relative maximum genus.
Dan Archdeacon, University of Vermont
Craig Paul Bonnington*, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Jozef Siran, Technical University, Slovak Republic
(9020595)

2:40 p.m.
A tight lower bound on the maximum genus of a simplicial graph.
Jianer Chen, Texas A & M University, College Station
Saroja P. Kanchi, Texas A & M University, College Station
Jonathan L. Gross*, Columbia University
(9020583)

3:10 p.m.
Edge coloring embedded cubic graphs.
Michael O. Albertson*, Smith College
(9020581)

3:40 p.m.
Tutte's $3$edgecolouring conjecture.
Paul Seymour*, Bellcore, Morristown, New Jersey
(90205102)

4:10 p.m.
On diagonally $19$coloring plane quadrangulations.
Yue Zhao*, Ohio State University, Columbus
Daniel P. Sanders, Ohio State University, Columbus
(90205113)

4:40 p.m.
The starchromatic number of planar graphs.
David E. Moser*, Manchester College
(9020596)

5:10 p.m.
Maximal planar and spherical graph, Hamilton cycles, and Venn diagrams.
Kiran B. Chilakamarri, Central State University
Peter Hamburger*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Ft.\ Wayne
Raymond E. Pippert, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Ft.\ Wayne
(9020542)

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 1:40 p.m.3:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Classical Harmonic Analysis, III
Organizers:
Roger Lee Cooke, University of Vermont
Mike Wilson, University of Vermont

1:40 p.m.
Weighted norm inequalities for the minimal operator.
David V. CruzUribe*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Christoph J. Neugebauer, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Victor Jacob Olesen, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(9024262)

2:10 p.m.
Continuity properties of linear commutators of CalderonZygmund operators.
Josefina Alvarez*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(90242119)

2:40 p.m.
Some uniqueness questions involving multiple trigonometric series.
J. Marshall Ash*, DePaul University
(9024212)

3:10 p.m.
Constructions of special trigonometric polynomials with $\pm$ coefficients.
Andrew M. Odlyzko*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(90242140)

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 1:40 p.m.4:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis on Lie Groups and Homogeneous Spaces, III
Organizers:
Hongming Ding, Saint Louis University

1:40 p.m.
Recent results on Gelfand pairs.
Gail D.L Ratcliff*, University of Missouri, St.\ Louis
(90222152)

2:10 p.m.
Degenerate principal series and local theta correspondence.
SooTeck Lee, National University of Singapore, Singapore
ChenBo Zhu*, National University of Singapore, Singapore
(9022284)

2:40 p.m.
Bessel functions on boundary components and singular representations of holomorphic type.
Hongming Ding, Saint Louis University
Kenneth I. Gross*, University of Vermont
Ray A. Kunze, University of Georgia
Donald St P Richards, University of Virginia
(9022255)

3:10 p.m.
Commutants in the Weyl algebra $W^{n\times\infty}$.
Tuong TonThat*, University of Iowa
(90222125)

3:40 p.m.
Characters of $GL(n)$ over a padic field.
Paul J. Sally, Jr.*, University of Chicago
(90222116)

4:10 p.m.
Another deformation of Weyl's denominator formula.
Todd Andrew Simpson*, University of Pennsylvania
(90222121)

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 1:40 p.m.4:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Potential Theory, II
Organizers:
Kohur N. Gowri Sankaran, McGill University

1:40 p.m.
Holomorphic functions in ${\Bbb R}^3$.
Walter Hengartner*, University of Laval
H. Leutwiler, University of Laval
(90231147)

2:10 p.m.
$H^p$ theory and elliptic boundary value problems for smooth domains in ${\bf R}^n$.
DerChen Edward Chang, University of Maryland, College Park
Galia D. Dafni*, University of California, Berkeley
Elias M. Stein, Princeton University
(90231144)

2:40 p.m.
Behavior of continuous solutions to the Schrodinger equation near an isolated singular point.
Alexander I. Kheyfits*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(9023125)

3:10 p.m.
Uniform integrability and multiply.
Luna I. Zaru*, McGill University
(90231142)

3:40 p.m.
Runge and Mergelyan type theorems in harmonic approximations.
Ashot H. Nersessian*, University of Montreal
Kohur N. Gowri Sankaran, McGill University
(90231161)

4:10 p.m.
Quantitative approximation theorems for elliptic operators.
Thomas Bagby*, Indiana University, Bloomington
Leonard P. Bos, University of Calgary
Norman Levenberg, University of Auckland, New Zealand
(90241159)

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 1:40 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Ramsey Theory, II
Organizers:
Bruce M. Landman, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

1:40 p.m.
Ramsey numbers for sparse graphs.
Nancy Eaton*, University of Rhode Island
V. Rodl, Emory University
(90205171)

2:10 p.m.
Bounded edge colorings of graphs.
Hanno Lefmann, University of Dortmund, Germany
V. Rodl, Emory University
Beata Wysocka*, Emory University
(90205170)

2:40 p.m.
Some special edge colorings.
Richard H. Schelp*, University of Memphis
(9020552)

3:10 p.m.
The Ramsey number ${\bf R}(3,t)$ has order of magnitude $t^2/\log t$.
Jeong Han Kim*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(9020316)

3:40 p.m.
On Ramsey numbers for cyclic graphs.
Neil J. Calkin, Georgia Institute of Technology
Paul Erd\H os, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Craig Aaron Tovey*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(90205168)

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 1:40 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Soap Bubble Geometry, III
Organizers:
Frank Morgan, Williams College

1:40 p.m.
Mimimal submanifolds with various curvature bounds.
Helen Moore*, Bowdoin College
(90249100)

2:10 p.m.
Numerical examples of compact mean curvature surfaces.
Karsten GrosseBrauckmann*, University of Bonn, Germany
(9025311)

2:40 p.m.
On the moduli spaces of embedded constant mean curvature surfaces.
Robert Barnard Kusner*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(9025310)

3:10 p.m.
Constant mean curvature surfaces with boundary.
Rafael Lopez*, University of Granada, Spain
(9024961)

3:40 p.m.
Soap bubble catastrophes.
Henry C. Wente*, University of Toledo
(9025865)

4:10 p.m.
Soap bubble geometry and future math, a spiritual view.
James Ossi*, Darien, Connecticut
(9024933)

4:40 p.m.
Open Problem Session

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 1:40 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Teaching in FirstYear College Mathematics Courses, III
Organizers:
Aaron I. Stucker, Washburn University of Topeka
Howard Lewis Penn, United States Naval Academy

1:40 p.m.
Capping the calculus.
Douglas E. Ensley*, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
(90200232)

2:00 p.m.
The play's the thing: Historical drama in the mathematics classroom.
Jean E. Dunbar*, Converse College
Robert E. Jamison, II, Clemson University
(90200231)

2:20 p.m.
Using innovative teaching techniques in a firstyear college mathematics course which incorporates innovative content.
Helen Christensen*, Loyola College
(90200228)

2:40 p.m.
Calculus {\rm I} with review: Enabling underprepared students to succeed.
Alicia N. Sevilla*, Moravian College
Kay B. Somers, Moravian College
(90200244)

3:00 p.m.
Student produced calculus movies.
Lawrence A. Sher*, Borough Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
(90200245)

3:20 p.m.
Discovery learning with the Thayer method.
Paul J. Laumakis*, United States Military Academy
(90200239)

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 1:40 p.m.4:45 p.m.
MAA Session on Popularizing Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Eric R. Muller, Brock University, Canada
Bernard Ralph Hodgson, University Laval, Canada

1:40 p.m.
Introduction

1:45 p.m.
Giving students access to abstract mathematical concepts via towers of Hanoi.
Kevin Eric Callahan*, California State University, Hayward
(90200267)

2:15 p.m.
Puzzles and problem solving.
Jeffrey A. Ehme*, Spelman College
(90200268)

2:45 p.m.
The California math show: A traveling handson math museum.
Susan L. Addington*, California State University, San Bernadino
Yasha Karant, California State University, San Bernadino
Suzanne Alejandre, Frisbie Middle School
(90200266)

3:15 p.m.
Mathematical camps for college students.
Christiane Rousseau*, University of Montreal
(90200276)

3:45 p.m.
Mathematics in the park.
Joyce O'Halloran*, Portland State University
(90200275)

4:05 p.m.
Popularizing mathematics among preservice teachers: The kaleidoscopic effect.
Bernard Ralph Hodgson*, University Laval
(90200270)

4:25 p.m.
Mathematics trails and mathematics and sciences camps.
Eric R. Muller*, Brock University
(90200273)

4:40 p.m.
Closing Discussion

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 1:40 p.m.3:40 p.m.
MAA Workshop
The Connected Mathematics Project: An NSFfunded middle school project.
Organizers:
Richard D. Anderson, Louisiana Systemic Initiative Program
Panelists:
William M. Fitzgerald, Michigan State University

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 1:45 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part B
Interdisciplinary lively applications.
Organizers:
Frank R. Giordano, United States Military Academy
David C. Arney, United States Military Academy

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 1:45 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part B
Instructional aspects of mathematics on the Internet.
Organizers:
Brian E. Smith, Dawson College, Montreal
Sandra Villas, Dona Ana Community College

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 1:45 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part B
Calculus: An active approach with projects.
Organizers:
Stephen R. Hilbert, Ithaca College
John C. Maceli, Ithaca College
Diane D. Schwartz, Ithaca College
Stanley E. Seltzer, Ithaca College
Eric E. Robinson, Ithaca College

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 1:45 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS General Session

1:45 p.m.
Women and the ``educational times''.
James J. Tattersall*, Providence College and United States Military Academy
Shawnee L. McMurran, Providence College
(9020159)

2:00 p.m.
The integrated system of mathematics education at Maharishi International University.
Catherine Gorini*, Maharishi International University
(9029897)

2:15 p.m.
The shape of the sea.
Timothy R. Ray*, Southeast Missouri State University
(90201172)

2:30 p.m.
Means, generalized divided differences, and intersections of osculating hyperplanes.
Alan L. Horwitz*, Pennsylvania State University, Media
(90226133)

2:45 p.m.
Simple curves are invariant but not fractals.
Shiojenn Tseng*, Tamkang University, Taiwan, Republic of China
JyhChing Liang, Tamkang University, Taiwan, Republic of China
(9025863)

3:00 p.m.
Solution sets for categories.
Cyrus F. Nourani*, METAAI, Incorporated, California
(90218160)

3:15 p.m.
The Smarandache's class of paradoxes applied in computer science.
I. Mitroiescu*, Craiova, Romania
(9026801)

3:30 p.m.
Measuring voting power in a preference ballot election.
Deanna B. Haunsperger, Saint Olaf College
Duncan J. Melville*, Saint Lawrence University
(90290135)

3:45 p.m.
Linear combinations of relatively prime integers.
Henry B. Potoczny*, Air Force Institute of Technology
(9021136)

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 2:45 p.m.4:45 p.m.
MAA Student Workshop on the Internet
Organizers:
Dennis DeTurck, University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 3:15 p.m.4:40 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
A reform college algebra curriculum integrating technology.
Organizers:
Ongard Sirisaengtaksin, University of Houston, Downtown
Linda Becerra, University of Houston, Downtown
William Waller, University of Houston, Downtown

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
NCTM's core curriculum: Making mathematics count for everyoneThe big ideas.
Moderators:
James R.C. Leitzel, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Panelists:
Bradd Evans Clark, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Solomon A. Garfunkel, COMAP, Inc.

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 4:15 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Groups, Rings and Fields

4:15 p.m.
Another look at nassociative groupoids.
William P. Wardlaw*, United States Naval Academy
(9022099)

4:30 p.m.
On the near Frattini subgroup of certain groups.
Mohammad K. Azarian*, University of Evansville
(90220118)

4:45 p.m.
Techniques for explicit construction of Galois extensions.
John R. Swallow*, Davidson College
(90212134)

5:00 p.m.
Infinite products of zerodimensional commutative rings.
Robert Gilmer*, Florida State University
William J. Heinzer, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(9021332)

5:15 p.m.
SAGBIGr\"obner bases.
J. Lyn Miller*, Western Kentucky University
(9021385)

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 5:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Reception and Banquet for 25Year Members
Wednesday August 9, 1995
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