AMS Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:09:22
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
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)

1:40 p.m.

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)

1:40 p.m.

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)

1:40 p.m.

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)

1:40 p.m.

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)

1:40 p.m.

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

1:40 p.m.

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)

1:40 p.m.

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

1:40 p.m.

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)

1:45 p.m.

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)

4:15 p.m.

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