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1996 Seattle Mathfest
Seattle, WA, August 10-12, 1996
Meeting #913

Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Donovan H Van Osdol, MAA dv@christa.unh.edu
Thursday August 8, 1996
Friday August 9, 1996
Saturday August 10, 1996
Sunday August 11, 1996
Monday August 12, 1996
Tuesday August 13, 1996
Wednesday August 14, 1996
Thursday August 15, 1996

Thursday August 8, 1996
12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. MAA CRAFTY Workshop on Calculus, I
The dynamics of change.
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Friday August 9, 1996
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. MAA CRAFTY Workshop on Calculus, II
The dynamics of change.
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. MAA Board of Governors
12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Joint Meetings Registration
1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. AMS Council
3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Preparing Ourselves and our Students for Careers in Mathematics.
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. MAA-PME Student Reception
6:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Opening Banquet/Prizes
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Saturday August 10, 1996
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Joint Meetings Registration
8:30 a.m.-9:20 a.m. AMS-MAA Invited Address
Alan Tucker
Influences on graph theory from computing and mathematical sciences.
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Exhibits and Book Sales
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. MAA Student Hospitality Center
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Optional Tour: Seattle City Highlights
9:35 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures: Lecture I
Richard Askey
Some of the history of the binomial theorem and its extensions.
10:40 a.m.-11:30 a.m. AMS-MAA Invited Address
Colin C. Adams
Edward B. Burger
Casting about: About casting.
11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m. AMS Business Meeting
12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. AMS-MAA Research Session on Commutative Algebra Special Address
12:15 p.m.-2:50 p.m. PME Council
1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#1: Part A
Low cost visualization training for multivariable calculus: Drawing.
1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#2: Part A
Computability and computational complexity: What is this all about?
1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Session on A Tour through Applications to the Social Sciences, I
1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Student Lecture
1:00 p.m.-2:55 p.m. AMS-MAA Graduate Student Session on Combinatorics, I
1:00 p.m.-2:55 p.m. AMS-MAA Graduate Student Session on Commutative Algebra, I
1:00 p.m.-2:55 p.m. AMS-MAA Graduate Student Session on Group Representation Theory, I
1:00 p.m.-2:35 p.m. AMS-MAA Graduate Student Session on Optimization, I
1:00 p.m.-2:35 p.m. MAA Session on Innovative Teaching in First-Year College Mathematics, I
1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. MAA Session on Reformed Calculus in Performance: What Works, What to Fix, I
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. AMS-MAA Joint Panel Discussion
Integrating calculus and physics courses: Three case studies.
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize Reception
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. AMS Committee on Meetings and Conferences Discussion
What makes a good talk?
3:05 p.m.-3:50 p.m. MAA-Mu Alpha Theta Lecture
Deborah Hughes Hallett
The role of secondary schools in calculus reform.
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
Technology, modeling, cooperative learning: Putting it all together.
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
How to test mathematics taught using graphing calculators.
4:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m. MAA Session on Innovative Teaching in First-Year College Mathematics, II
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. MAA Session on Mathematicians in the K--8 Classroom, I
4:00 p.m.-5:55 p.m. MAA Session on Innovations in Mathematics Courses beyond Linear Algebra, I
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. MAA Student Papers
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. PME Contributed Paper Sessions
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Presentation
The research mathematician as an educator: How do we use the mathematics that we create to motivate students? Part I.
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Panel Discussion
Women and mathematics: Case studies of intervention programs
4:00 p.m.-5:40 p.m. AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
How can you defend your graduate program in mathematics?
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. MAA Section Officers
4:10 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Research Session on Commutative Algebra, I
6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Luau
8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. AMS-MAA Special Event
9:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Special Reception
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Sunday August 11, 1996
7:00 a.m.-8:20 a.m. Breakfast for MAA Student Chapter Faculty Advisors, Section Coordinators, and PME Advisors
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Joint Meetings Registration
8:30 a.m.-9:20 a.m. AMS-MAA Invited Address
Robert Moses
Reflections on mathematics reform, mathematics literacy, and citizenship.
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Exhibits and Book Sales
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. MAA Student Hospitality Center
9:35 a.m.-10:25 a.m. Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures: Lecture II
Richard Askey
Refined counting and a noncommutative version of the binomial theorem.
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Optional Tour: Cruise the Locks and Seattle Harbor
10:40 a.m.-11:45 a.m. AMS-MAA Invited Address
Joel Hass
The double bubble conjecture.
12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. AMS-MAA Research Session on Commutative Algebra Special Address
1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
Dynamic geometry lab with Sketchpad.
1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#6: Part A
Projects for precalculus.
1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Session on A Tour through Applications to the Social Sciences, II
1:00 p.m.-2:55 p.m. AMS-MAA Graduate Student Session on Combinatorics, II
1:00 p.m.-2:55 p.m. AMS-MAA Graduate Student Session on Group Representation Theory, II
1:00 p.m.-2:35 p.m. AMS-MAA Graduate Student Session on Optimization, II
1:00 p.m.-2:35 p.m. MAA Session on Innovative Teaching in First-Year College Mathematics, III
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Session on Teaching and Learning Mathematics as a Laboratory Science, I
1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. MAA Student Papers
1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. PME Contributed Paper Sessions
1:40 p.m.-2:55 p.m. AMS-MAA Graduate Student Session on Commutative Algebra, II
2:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Session on Mathematics as Performance Art, Part I
How NOT to excite people about mathematics: A live demonstration.
3:05 p.m.-3:50 p.m. NAM David Blackwell Lecture
Johnny L. Houston
An update on the no-three-in line problem.
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#1: Part B
Low cost visualization training for multivariable calculus: Drawing.
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#2: Part B
Computability and computational complexity: What is this all about?
4:00 p.m.-6:10 p.m. AMS-MAA Research Session on Commutative Algebra, II
4:00 p.m.-5:35 p.m. MAA Session on Innovative Teaching in First-Year College Mathematics, IV
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. MAA Session on Reformed Calculus in Performance: What Works, What to Fix, II
4:00 p.m.-5:55 p.m. MAA Session on Innovations in Mathematics Courses beyond Linear Algebra, II
4:00 p.m.-5:55 p.m. MAA Session on Teaching and Learning Mathematics as a Laboratory Science, II
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. MAA Student Papers
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. PME Contributed Paper Sessions
4:00 p.m.-4:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Session on Mathematics as Performance Art, Part 2A
Discovering the performer in you: An improv teaching workshop.
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Presentation
The research mathematian as an educator: How do we use the mathematics that we create to motivate students? Part II.
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. AMS Presentation
e-MATH on the World Wide Web.
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. MAA CUPM Panel Discussion
Promoting interdisciplinary activities: Mathematics across the curriculum.
5:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Session on Mathematics as Performance Art, Part 2B
Discovering the performer in you: An improv teaching workshop.
6:30 p.m.-8:15 p.m. PME Banquet
8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. PME J. Sutherland Frame Lecture
J. Kevin Colligan
Nets, sieves, and money: Number theory's rubber hits the I-way road.
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Monday August 12, 1996
8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Joint Meetings Registration
8:30 a.m.-9:20 a.m. AMS-MAA Invited Address
Sylvain Cappell
New geometrical approaches to comparing discrete summation and integration.
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Optional Tour: Whidbey Island
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Exhibits and Book Sales
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. MAA Student Hospitality Center
9:35 a.m.-10:25 a.m. Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures: Lecture III
Richard Askey
Integral analogues of the binomial theorem, orthogonal polynomials and education.
10:40 a.m.-11:30 a.m. AMS-MAA Invited Address
Gian-Carlo Rota
The many lives of binomial coefficients.
11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m. MAA Business Meeting
1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#3: Part B
Technology, modeling, cooperative learning: Putting it all together.
1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
How to test mathematics taught using graphing calculators.
1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. Innovations in Teaching Introductory Logic and Proof, I
1:00 p.m.-2:55 p.m. AMS-MAA Graduate Student Session on Combinatorics, III
1:00 p.m.-2:55 p.m. AMS-MAA Graduate Student Session on Commutative Algebra, III
1:00 p.m.-2:55 p.m. AMS-MAA Graduate Student Session on Group Representation Theory, III
1:00 p.m.-1:35 p.m. AMS-MAA Graduate Student Session on Optimization, III
1:00 p.m.-2:35 p.m. MAA Session on Innovative Teaching in First-Year College Mathematics, V
1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Panel Discussion
Providing mathematics over the Internet: What's been done? What's to do?
1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Session on Mathematics as Performance Art, Part 2C
Discovering the performer in you: An improv teaching workshop.
1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. MAA Student Workshop
Matrices---Windows to information and behavior.
2:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Session on Mathematics as Performance Art, Part 2D
Discovering the performer in you: An improv teaching workshop.
2:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Poster Session
Providing mathematics over the Internet: What's been done? What's to do?
3:05 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AWM Invited Lecture
Karen E. Smith
Calculus mod p.
4:00 p.m.-4:50 p.m. MAA Student Lecture
Kenneth A. Ross
The mathematics of card shuffling.
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#5: Part B
Dynamic geometry lab with Sketchpad.
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#6: Part B
Projects for precalculus.
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. AMS-MAA Research Session on Commutative Algebra, III
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Session on What's the Focus at DIMACS for 1996-97?
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. Innovations in Teaching Introductory Logic and Proof, II
4:00 p.m.-4:55 p.m. MAA Session on Innovative Teaching in First-Year College Mathematics, VI
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. MAA Session on Mathematicians in the K--8 Classroom, II
4:00 p.m.-4:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Session on Mathematics as Performance Art, Part 2E
Discovering the performer in you: An improv teaching workshop.
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Panel Discussion and Workshop
Multivariable calculus and industrial applications.
4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. SUMMA Special Presentation
Intervention projects for minority pre-college students
5:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. AMS-MAA Session on Mathematics as Performance Art, Part 2F
Discovering the performer in you: An improv teaching workshop.
5:05 p.m.-6:00 p.m. American Institute of Mathematics-MAA Invited Address
Atle Selberg
The history of the prime number theorem.
6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. MAA Reception and Banquet for 25-Year Members
7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. AMS-MAA Session on Computations in Commutative Algebra
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Tuesday August 13, 1996
8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Optional Tour: Mount Rainier
9:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m. AIM-MAA Symposium On the Riemann Hypothesis, I
In celebration of the centenary of the prime number theorem.
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Wednesday August 14, 1996
9:00 a.m.-6:45 p.m. AIM-MAA Symposium On the Riemann Hypothesis, II
In celebration of the centenary of the prime number theorem.
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Thursday August 15, 1996
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. AIM-MAA Symposium On the Riemann Hypothesis, III
In celebration of the centenary of the prime number theorem.
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