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2:30 p.m. Some problems of E.G. Straus. M. V. Subbarao*, University of Alberta
(883-11-70)
2:55 p.m. Thoughts on number theory. Basil Gordon*, University of California, Los Angeles
(883-11-304)
3:20 p.m. The generalized Fibonacci numbers combined with the generalized Pascal triangle. Joseph Arkin, United States Military Academy
David C. Arney, United States Military Academy
Frank R. Giordano, United States Military Academy
Rickey A. Kolb*, United States Military Academy
(883-11-281)
3:45 p.m. Operators that take sequences to diagonals of their difference triangles. Edith H. Luchins*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Russell J. Hendel, Morris College
(883-11-193)
4:10 p.m. Primitive pythagorean triples viewed in the light of the general theory of the sum of two squares. Irving Adler*, North Bennington, Vermont
(883-11-03)
4:35 p.m. On simultaneous non-homogeneous Diophantine equations. Murray S. Klamkin*, University of Alberta
(883-11-181)
2:30 p.m. Kissing number. Andras Bezdek*, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary and Auburn University, Auburn
(883-52-219)
3:00 p.m. Subdivisions of the product of two simplices and the Newton polytope of the product of all minors of an m x n matrix. Louis J. Billera*, Cornell University
(883-52-240)
3:30 p.m. Convexly independent sets and points. T. Bisztriczky*, University of Calgary
(883-52-245)
4:00 p.m. Some oriented 2-manifolds can not be embedded in the 2-skeleton of any convex 4-polytope. Amos Altshuler, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Juergen Bokowski*, University of Darmstadt, Germany
Peter Schuchert, University of Darmstadt, Germany
(883-52-221)
4:30 p.m. Tomography of convex and star bodies. R. J. Gardner*, Western Washington University
A. Vol\v ci\v c, University of Trieste, Italy
(883-52-157)
5:00 p.m. Hexagonal circle packings in the plane. Burt Rodin*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(883-30-242)
5:30 p.m. Polyhedral surfaces. Ulrich Brehm*, Technical University of Berlin,
(883-52-299)
2:30 p.m. The diagonal natural exponential families. Gerard Letac*, University Paul Sabatier, France
(883-62-202)
3:05 p.m. Orthogonal polynomials associated with the diagonal natural exponential families in R 2. I-Li Lu*, Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC
Donald Richards, University of Virginia
(883-60-61)
3:40 p.m. On a characterization of variance functions of natural exponential families. Daoud Bshouty*, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
(883-62-27)
4:15 p.m. The 2n+4 simple quadratic types of natural exponential families in R^n. Muriel Casalis*, University Paul Sabatier, France
(883-62-203)
4:50 p.m. Lie groups and quadratic variance functions. Philip Feinsilver*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(883-60-322)
5:25 p.m. On regular variation of variance functions and convergence of infinitely divisible exponential dispersion models. Jose Raul Martinez*, National University of Cordoba, Argentina
(883-62-185)
2:30 p.m. On the chromatic number of geometric graphs on the integer lattice. Carolyn R. Mahoney*, California State University, San Marcos
Kiran B. Chilakamarri, Central State University, Ohio
(883-05-320)
2:50 p.m. On the hull number of a graph. Frank Harary*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(883-05-321)
3:10 p.m. Algebraic coding theory: New developments. N. J. A. Sloane*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(883-94-307)
3:30 p.m. A slick new way of getting the formulas for the sums of the powers of the integers and a lot more. Donald R. Snow*, Brigham Young University
(883-05-256)
3:50 p.m. Evacuation of labelled graphs. Claudia Malvenuto*, University of Quebec at Montreal
(883-05-163)
4:10 p.m. The minimal length of a permutation as a product of transpositions. George Mackiw*, Loyola College in Maryland
(883-05-204)
4:30 p.m. The harmonious chromatic sequence of a graph. David Moser*, Manchester College
(883-05-276)
4:45 p.m. The optimal placement of replicas along a straight line. Irwin Pressman*, Carleton University
(883-15-251)
5:05 p.m. Using the multilinear extension of a game. Kathy Hoke*, University of Richmond
(883-90-258)
5:20 p.m. Borromean frames. William W. Chernoff*, University of New Brunswick,
(883-51-287)
5:35 p.m. Bisectors of triangles and tetrahedra. William A. Beyer*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(883-51-303)
5:50 p.m. Complex triangle functions and centres of triangles. J. A. Lester*, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
(883-51-177)
2:30 p.m. Two Noetherian properties of rings satisfying (accr). Sylvia C. Lu*, University of Colorado, Denver
(883-13-198)
2:50 p.m. Fixed fields of some unipotent groups. Shou-Jen Hu*, Tamkang University, Republic of China
(883-13-38)
3:10 p.m. On isomorphisms of regular self-injective rings. R. M. Raphael*, Concordia University
W. D. Burgess, University of Ottawa
(883-16-259)
3:30 p.m. Some forms of E_8. George B. Seligman*, Yale University
(883-17-210)
3:50 p.m. Products of involutions in SL(n,A). Francis A. Arlinghaus*, Youngstown State University
(883-20-318)
4:10 p.m. Nonmeasurable dense subsets of compact groups. Gerald Itzkowitz*, Queen's University
Dmitri Shakhmatov, Moscow State University, Russia
(883-22-216)
4:30 p.m. Factors of period polynomials for finite fields,II. Stan Gurak*, University of San Diego
(883-11-275)
4:50 p.m. Negatively curved groups have the convergence property. Eric M. Freden*, Brigham Young University
(883-20-47)
2:30 p.m. Projection functions on higher ranking Grassmannians. Paul Goodey*, University of Oklahoma
Rolf Schneider, Ludwigs-Universitat, Germany
Wolfgang Weil, Universitat Karlsruhe, Germany
(883-52-227)
3:00 p.m. Convexity on affine Grassmann manifolds. Jacob E. Goodman*, City College, City University of New York
Richard Pollack, New York University-Courant Institute
(883-52-246)
3:30 p.m. On the complexity of computing mixed volumes. Martin Dyer, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Peter Gritzmann*, University of Trier, Germany
Alexander Hufnagel, University of Trier, Germany
(883-52-298)
4:00 p.m. Nonconvex polyhedra. Branko Grunbaum*, University of Washington
(883-52-248)
4:30 p.m. Blichfeldt's density bound revisited. G\'abor Fejes T\'oth, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Wlodzimierz Kuperberg*, Auburn University, Auburn
(883-52-206)
2:30 p.m. Exponential families and Orlicz spaces. Sandy Zabell*, Northwestern University
(883-62-302)
3:05 p.m. Curved exponential models and inference. O. E. Barndorff-Nielsen*, Aarhus University, Denmark
(883-62-241)
3:40 p.m. Cramer-Rao type lower bound for estimators with values in a manifold. Harrie Hendriks*, Catholic University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
(883-62-33)
4:15 p.m. Some properties of the Wishart distribution on symmetric cones. Helene Massam*, York University
Erhard Neher, University of Ottawa
(883-62-228)
2:30 p.m. Kronecker indicies are diffeomorphism invariants. Robert B. Gardner*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(883-49-40)
3:00 p.m. Linear-quadratic control problem revisited. Tomasz R. Bielecki*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(883-93-41)
3:30 p.m. A Hartman-Grobman theorem for abstract equations. Peter W. Bates*, Brigham Young University
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University
(883-34-71)
4:00 p.m. Explicit construction of finite dimensional nonlinear filters with state space dimension 2. Stephen S.-T. Yau, University of Illinois, Chicago
Wen Lin Chiou*, Fu Jen University, Republic of China
(883-17-159)
4:30 p.m. Feedback stabilizability of nonlinear systems in dimension three or higher. William M. Boothby*, Washington University
Riccardo Marino, University of Rome II, Italy
(883-93-182)
2:30 p.m. Unsteady flow of a viscous, incompressible fluid past an impulsively started flat plate. Alka Chandna*, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland
S. C. R. Dennis, University of Western Ontario
(883-76-289)
2:45 p.m. A numerical solution to the inverse heat conduction problem in an annulus. Shishen Xie*, University of Houston-Downtown
(883-80-300)
3:05 p.m. On formal integrals of motion in a Hamiltonian system. Mark Solomonovich*, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Yair Zarmi, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
(883-70-195)
3:20 p.m. The Rattleback: A rolling rigid body which spins in one direction only. Joost Hermans*, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
(883-70-26)
3:35 p.m. The abstract Lorentz group and the automorphism group of the unit ball in a complex inner product space. Abraham A. Ungar*, North Dakota State University
(883-83-07)
3:50 p.m. Old and new results in Yang-Mills theory. Jedrzej Sniatycki*, University of Calgary
(883-81-46)
4:10 p.m. Topological censorship. John L. Friedman, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Kristin Schleich*, University of British Columbia
Donald M. Witt, University of British Columbia
(883-83-166)
4:25 p.m. The use of conformal mapping in constructing a model of the solar magnetic field. J. R. Hundhausen*, Colorado School of Mines
B. C. Low, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado
(883-85-252)
4:40 p.m. Towards a unified field theory. Mohamed W. I. Sesay*, University of the District of Columbia
(883-58-65)
5:00 p.m. On the force between rotating co-axial black holes. Gilbert Weinstein*, University of Alabama, Birmingham
(883-83-50)
2:30 p.m. Sophie Germain's contribution to Fermat's last theorem: Some unanswered questions. Reinhard Laubenbacher*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
David J. Pengelley, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(883-00-409)
2:55 p.m. The remarkable tenacity of random triangles. Richard E. Pfiefer*, San Jose State University
(883-00-412)
3:20 p.m. A chronology of the duplicatrix. Daniel E. Otero*, Xavier University
(883-00-411)
3:40 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. The role of the history of mathematics in the undergraduate curriculum. Herbert E. Kasube*, Bradley University
(883-00-407)
4:25 p.m. Using history to spark interest in mathematics for liberal arts students. Kay Gura*, Ramapo College, New Jersey
(883-00-403)
2:30 p.m. The CAMCOS program at San Jose State. Roger C. Alperin*, San Jose State University
(883-00-432)
3:00 p.m. Is "commercial mathematics" mathematics? Jim Ramaley*, Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, New York
(883-00-438)
3:50 p.m. Exploratory research program in applied mathematics at EPRI. Martin Wildberger*, Electric Power Research Institue, Palo Alto, California
(883-00-439)
4:20 p.m. Using software as a link to government. Linda R. Petzold*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(883-00-437)
4:50 p.m. Interdisciplinary programs. Brian Alspach*, Simon Fraser University,
(883-00-433)
2:30 p.m. Calculus students' informal understanding of rate of change. Dave Lidstone*, Langara College, British Columbia
(883-00-448)
2:50 p.m. Students' conceptions of the derivative across multiple representations. Daniel Scher*, Cornell University
(883-00-450)
3:10 p.m. A formal approach to guided discovery. Russell J. Hendel*, Morris College, South Carolina
(883-00-445)
3:30 p.m. Effectiveness of weekly groups on learning math. Christina Vertullo*, Marist College, Straatsburg, New York
(883-00-452)
3:50 p.m. Constraining conceptions of function and their consequences in abstract algebra. James Kaput*, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
(883-00-446)
4:15 p.m. Some results of an approach to helping students understand quotients. Ed Dubinsky*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(883-00-443)
4:40 p.m. Students' conceptions and misconceptions of group isomorphism. Uri Leron*, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Orit Hazzan, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Rina Zazkis, Simon Fraser University
(883-00-447)
2:30 p.m. On a conjecture of P. Borwein. George E. Andrews*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(883-11-30)
2:55 p.m. Squares and nonsquares in modular difference sets. Jacek Fabrykowski*, University of Manitoba
(883-11-183)
3:20 p.m. A road from pythagoras to Pell, via continued fractions. II. A. G. Schaake, Waikato Polytechnic, New Zealand
J. C. Turner*, University of Waikato, New Zealand
(883-11-283)
3:45 p.m. The quintuple product identity and shifted partition functions. Krishnaswami Alladi*, University of Florida
(883-11-09)
4:10 p.m. A bouquet of primes, squares and cubes. David C. Arney*, United States Military Academy
Joseph Arkin, United States Military Academy
(883-11-42)
4:35 p.m. Problems in number theory. Leetsch Charles Hsu*,
(883-11-306)
2:30 p.m. Stability results for circumscribed ellipsoids, spheres, and cylinders. H. Groemer*, University of Arizona
(883-52-247)
3:00 p.m. Rhombi inscribed in simple closed curves. Mark J. Nielsen*, University of Idaho
(883-52-158)
3:30 p.m. Geometry and combinatorics of sphere arrangements in Euclidean 3-space. Igor Rivin*, Princeton University
(883-52-205)
4:00 p.m. Higher toroidal regular polytopes. Egon Schulte*, Northeastern University
(883-51-243)
4:30 p.m. Free extensions of chiral polytopes. Egon Schulte, Northeastern University
Asia Ivi\'c Weiss*, York University
(883-51-51)
5:00 p.m. How to construct a ``cube''. Walter Whiteley*, York University
(883-52-244)
5:30 p.m. A new approach to packing and covering. Jorg M. Wills*, University of Siegen, Germany
U. Betke, University of Siegen, Germany
M. Henk, University of Siegen, Germany
(883-52-314)
2:30 p.m. On the asymptotic behaviour of the variance function. Bent J\o rensen*, University of British Columbia
Jos\'e Ra\'ul Mart\u\i nez, Universidade, Nacional de Cordoba, Brazil
(883-62-69)
3:05 p.m. Exponential models as tangents in asymptotic contexts. D. A. S. Fraser*, York University
(883-62-32)
3:40 p.m. Estimative and predictive distances. Ann F. S. Mitchell*, Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, London, England
(883-62-201)
4:15 p.m. On the determinant of moment matrices. Celestin Kokonendji, University Paul Sabatier, France
V. Seshadri*, McGill University
(883-62-264)
4:50 p.m. Exponential families in rigid body motion in Euclidean space and on the sphere. Ted Chang*, University of Virginia
(883-62-268)
5:25 p.m. Total positivity, finite reflection groups and a formula of Harish-Chandra. Kenneth I. Gross, University of Vermont
Donald St. P. Richards*, University of Virginia
(883-60-155)
5:50 p.m. Multivariate Liouville distributions.IV Rameshwar D. Gupta*, University of New Brunswick
Donald St. P. Richards, University of Virginia
(883-60-156)
2:30 p.m. Using moving frames in centro-affine geometry to determine feedback invariants of control systems. George R. Wilkens, Jr.*, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
(883-49-170)
3:00 p.m. Optimality conditions in sets of functions with range in a polyhedron. J. C. Dunn*, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
(883-49-186)
3:30 p.m. Gradient flows to solve NP-hard problems. Wing Shing Wong*, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
(883-93-63)
4:00 p.m. Orders of input/output differential equations and state space dimensions. Eduardo D. Sontag, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Yuan Wang*, Florida Atlantic University
(883-93-60)
4:30 p.m. The stochastic maximum principle and singular control problems. Abel Cadenillas*, University of British Columbia
Ulrich G. Haussmann, University of British Columbia
(883-49-52)
2:30 p.m. Extending continuous functions. Gavin Maltby, University of Natal, Republic of South Africa
Johan Swart*, University of Natal, Republic of South Africa
(883-54-08)
2:50 p.m. Completion of Cauchy spaces. Nandita Rath*, Washington State University
(883-54-312)
3:10 p.m. On the uniformization of hyperspace topologies. Gerald A. Beer, California State University, Los Angeles
Robert K. Tamaki*, California State University, Los Angeles
(883-54-180)
3:30 p.m. Decomposing homeomorphism of the Hilbert cube into finite types. Raymond Y. Wong*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(883-57-179)
3:50 p.m. Rutt's theorem in modern continuum theory. James T. Rogers, Jr.*, Tulane University
(883-54-257)
4:10 p.m. On probabilistic convergence structures. G. D. Richardson, University of Central Florida
Darrell C. Kent*, Washington State University
(883-54-272)
4:30 p.m. Ordered compactifications vis defining families. Dongmei Liu*, Washington State University
(883-54-282)
4:50 p.m. The interior path version of Karmarkar's algorithm for linear programming. Gerard Sierksma*, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
(883-90-35)
2:30 p.m. Equivariant inverse problem of calculus of variations, Gelfand-Fuks cohomology and the PKP-equation. Ian M. Anderson, Utah State University
Juha Pohjanpelto*, Oregon State University
(883-49-305)
2:50 p.m. Quazisymmetry groups and the Hamiltonian reduction. S. Prishepionok*, Portland State University
(883-53-10)
3:10 p.m. Quantum gravity and Hatcher's theorem. Kristin Schleich, University of British Columbia
Donald M. Witt*, University of British Columbia
(883-53-164)
3:30 p.m. Embeddings of surfaces in four-manifolds. Yonathan Epelbaum*, Mercy College, New York
(883-55-271)
3:50 p.m. Classifications of (G,2)-complexes support Thurston's conjecture. F. Rudolf Beyl, Portland State University
M. Paul Latiolais*, Portland State University
Nancy Waller, Portland State University
(883-57-309)
4:10 p.m. On Jones knot invariants and Vassiliev invariants. J. Zhu*, University of British Columbia
(883-57-15)
4:30 p.m. Heat content asymptotics for operators of Laplace type with Neumann boundary conditions. Sylvie Desjardins*, University of Oregon
Peter Gilkey, University of Oregon
(883-58-260)
4:50 p.m. Boundary values as Hamiltonian variables: New Poisson brackets. Vladimir Soloviev*, Institute for High Energy Physics, Russia
(883-58-152)
5:10 p.m. Low regularity solutions to the Cauchy problem for equivariant wave maps. Jalal Shatah, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
A. Shadi Tahvildar-Zadeh*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(883-58-208)
5:25 p.m. Identification of stable measures. John P. Nolan*, American University
(883-60-317)
2:30 p.m. Rozsa Peter-- New findings. Leon Harkleroad*, Cornell University
(883-00-404)
2:55 p.m. The history, arithmetic and logic of a well-known mathematical object--The baseball boxscore. Steven H. Heath*, Southern Utah University
(883-00-405)
3:20 p.m. Canadian women mathematicians from the early nineteenth century to the present time. Kailash K. Anand*, Concordia University
(883-00-401)
3:40 p.m. Break
4:20 p.m. Chrystal to microchip: A brief history of elementary algebra texts. Leonard Feldman*, San Jose State University
(883-00-402)
4:45 p.m. Two derivations from the Tantrasangraha of Nilakanta (1444-1543). P. Rajagopal*, Atkinson College, York University, Ontario
(883-00-413)
2:30 p.m. Husserl and constructivism. Stephen Campbell*, Simon Fraser University
(883-00-440)
2:55 p.m. Empirical methods in seventeenth century mathematics: A guide to a curriculum that respects the conceptions of our students. David Dennis*, Cornell University, Ithaca
(883-00-442)
3:20 p.m. Is it enough to reform calculus? - What happened to students after project CALC. Jack Bookman*, Duke University
(883-00-455)
3:45 p.m. Students' attitudes toward mathematics teaching that might affect cooperative learning in collegiate settings. G. Joseph Wimbish*, Huntington College, Montgomery, Alabama
(883-00-453)
4:10 p.m. On remediating large groups of students: A case study. Theodore Eisenberg*, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
(883-00-444)
4:35 p.m. To the right of the decimal point - An unsolved mystery. Rina Zazkis*, Simon Fraser University
(883-00-454)
5:00 p.m. Identifying cognitive/affective interactions in math anxiety. Joseph G. R. Martinez*, University of New Mexico
Michael Maher, University of New Mexico
(883-00-449)
5:25 p.m. Interlacing vs sequencing of precalculus and calculus. J. Arthur Seebach*, Saint Olaf College, Minnesota
Peder A. Bolstad, Saint Olaf College, Minnesota
(883-00-451)
5:45 p.m. Learning from errors. Barry M. Cherkas*, Hunter College, City University of New York
(883-00-441)
2:10 p.m. Knotting, linking and writhing in polygons and ribbons in Z 3. Stuart G. Whittington*, University of Toronto
(883-57-56)
2:40 p.m. Knotting of Gaussian random polygons. Nicholas Pippenger*, University of British Columbia
(883-57-213)
3:10 p.m. Random knotting in graphs embedded in Z 3. Christine E. Soteros*, University of Saskatchewan
(883-57-238)
3:40 p.m. Entanglement complexity of random knots. De Witt L. Sumners*, Florida State University
(883-57-212)
4:10 p.m. Random DNA knot formation and physical properties of DNA in solution. James C. Wang, Harvard University
Stanley Y. Shaw*, Harvard University
(883-82-255)
4:40 p.m. Random knotting of regular polygons. Kenneth C. Millett*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(883-57-200)
5:10 p.m. Unsplittability of random links. Yuanan Diao*, Kennesaw State College, Marietta, Georgia
(883-57-48)
5:40 p.m. Asymptotics of open surfaces with knotted boundaries in Z^d. Buks van Rensburg*, York University
(883-57-62)
2:10 p.m. The history of stereographic projection. Ernest Manfred*, United States Coast Guard Academy
(883-00-410)
2:35 p.m. Mixing calculus and history for liberal arts students. William M. Priestley*, University of the South
(883-00-459)
3:00 p.m. Impacts of the calculus of variations on contemporary analysis. Erwin O. Kreyszig*, Carleton University
(883-00-458)
3:20 p.m. Break
3:35 p.m. Mathematics in Newton's Principia. Mary Kellogg*, New York, New York
(883-00-457)
4:00 p.m. At random: Bertrands's paradox in probability and simulation. George Kung, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Dale M. Rohm*, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
(883-00-414)
4:25 p.m. Why do we use that?. Dona Henderson*, University of South Dakota
Clare Wagner, University of South Dakota
(883-00-406)
2:10 p.m. Advanced technology and elementary school mathematics. David Fowler*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Steven R. Dunbar, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(883-00-416)
2:30 p.m. Down from the ivory tower. Gabriella Wepner, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Kay Gura*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(883-00-421)
2:50 p.m. Mathematicians galore at MathConn at Cedar Crest College. Regina Baron Brunner*, Cedar Crest College, Pennsylvania
(883-00-415)
3:10 p.m. Hands-on mathematics for K-3. Suzanne E. Sands*, Purcellville, Virginia
(883-00-420)
3:30 p.m. An afterschool enrichment program using Square OneTV's MATHNET theme. Kathy Hoke*, University of Richmond
(883-00-417)
3:50 p.m. The content, methodology, and practicum connection at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Richard Mitchell*, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
(883-00-419)
4:10 p.m. K-6 integer polygons and integer polyhedra activities. James H. Jordan*, Washington State University
Blake E. Peterson, Washington State University
(883-00-418)
4:40 p.m. Implementing the NCTM standards in Northeast Ohio. David Pollack*, Youngstown State University
Howard Pullman, Youngstown State University
(883-00-460)
2:10 p.m. Less is more: A summary. John Poland*, Carleton University,
(883-00-428)
2:50 p.m. Do we need prerequisites? Donal B. O'Shea*, Mount Holyoke College
(883-00-456)
3:10 p.m. Designing a course to encourage mathematical thinking. Lynne L. Doty*, Marist College
(883-00-423)
3:30 p.m. Using computer activities and in-class tasks in precalculus. Jerry Przybylski*, Elmira College
(883-00-429)
3:50 p.m. A simple computer algebra system for universities with minimal resources (and other ideas). Bruno Guerrieri*, Florida A & M University
(883-00-425)
2:30 p.m. Symmetric steady motions in continuum models. Debra Lewis*, University of California Santa Cruz
(883-70-315)
3:00 p.m. Involutive structures on compact manifolds. Howard Jacobowitz*, Rutgers University, Camden
(883-58-253)
3:30 p.m. Prescribing curvatures. Dennis DeTurck*, University of Pennsylvania
(883-53-316)
4:00 p.m. Dynamic feedback linearization for classical geometries. William Shadwick, The Fields Institute
Willem Sluis*, The Fields Institute
(883-93-167)
4:30 p.m. Compatible metrics and polyakov strings. Phillip E. Parker*, Wichita State University
(883-53-237)
5:00 p.m. A pseudo-Riemannian Morse index theorem. Adam Helfer*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(883-53-66)
5:30 p.m. From the Riccati inequality to the Raychaudhuri equation. Paul Ehrlich*, University of Florida
Seon Bu Kim, Chonnam National University, South Korea
(883-53-19)
2:30 p.m. The probability of n ace-king adjacencies in a shuffled deck. John M. Holte*, Gustavus Adolphus College
Mark M. Holte, Camano Island, Washington
(883-60-234)
2:50 p.m. Breaking records and breaking boards. James Marengo*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(883-60-313)
3:10 p.m. Confidence interval for a function of several parameters. Jack Tomsky*, Lockheed Missiles & Space Company
(883-62-04)
3:30 p.m. Numerical methods for eigenvalues of second order ordinary differential equations with boundary conditions. Lawrence E. Garey*, University of New Brunswick
C. Joseph Gladwin, University of New Brunswick
(883-65-18)
3:50 p.m. Modified moment estimation in the 4-parameter generalized Weibull dist. Manmohan S. Arora*, University of Bahrain, Bahrain
(883-62-223)
4:10 p.m. An algorithm for the upper right zero problem for 3x3 matrices. Leon Harkleroad*, Cornell University
Melven Krom, University of California, Davis
(883-65-222)
4:30 p.m. KV-modification of successive approximation. Krishnanand Verma*, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
(883-65-249)
4:50 p.m. Numerical methods in optimal control theory. John Gregory*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Cantian Lin, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(883-65-01)
5:05 p.m. Consistency on local dynamics and bifurcation of continuous-time dynamical systems and their numerical discretizations. Xin Wang*, University of Southern California
Edward K. Blum, University of Southern California
Qingnan Li, University of Southern California
(883-65-22)
5:20 p.m. Analysis of a nonconforming finite element method for the calculation of electromagnetic guided waves. Cristine Poirier, INRIA, France
Patrick Joly, INRIA, France
Jean E. Roberts*, INRIA, France
Pascal Trouv\'e, Thomson C.S.F./L.C.R.,Cedex, France
(883-65-25)
5:35 p.m. A shock-capturing streamline diffusion discontinous finite element method for hyperbolic conservation laws. J\'erom\'e Jaffr\'e*, INRIA, Cedex, France
Claes Johnson, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Anders Szepessy, NADA, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
(883-65-24)
5:50 p.m. Adaptive Chebyshev pseudo-spectral computations of shear band formation. Dawn Lott Crumpler*, Northwestern University
Alvin Bayliss, Northwestern University
Ted Belytschko, Northwestern University
Makarand Kulkarni, National Aeronautics & Space Administration
(883-65-209)
2:30 p.m. Fractals for matrix products. Clifford A. Reiter*, Lafayette College
(883-15-31)
2:50 p.m. Ordinary differential equations for eigenvalues of one-parameter simple matrices. Roy B. Leipnik*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(883-15-39)
3:10 p.m. Integral equations and control theory. C. Corduneanu*, University of Texas at Arlington
(883-34-273)
3:30 p.m. A new technique for solving linear quadratic optimal control problems. Mohsen Razzaghi*, Amir Kabir University, Iran
(883-93-34)
3:50 p.m. Statistical quality control: An alternative cooperative learning in the classroom. Charles Pierre*, San Jose State University
(883-98-175)
4:10 p.m. Interactive environments for linear algebra. Lila F. Roberts*, Georgia Southern University
(883-98-269)
4:30 p.m. An inductive definition construction of the hyperarithmetic hierarchy and its extensions. David G. Hartz*, College of Saint Benedict
(883-03-278)
4:50 p.m. The fast cubic algorithm. Efim Galperin*, Universit\'e du Qu\'ebec, Montr\'eal
(883-90-229)
5:10 p.m. The learning process modelled. G. Arthur Mihram*, University of Southern California
Danielle Mihram, University of Southern California
(883-98-324)
8:30 a.m. Least area tori, 3-manifolds of nonnegative scalar curvature and the topology of black holes. Mingliang Cai, University of Miami
Gregory J. Galloway*, University of Miami
(883-53-207)
9:00 a.m. The internal geometry of black holes. W. Israel*, University of Alberta
(883-83-67)
9:30 a.m. Stability of geodesic incompleteness. John K. Beem*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(883-53-49)
10:00 a.m. Einstein-Yang-Mills equations with symmetries. H. P. Kunzle*, University of Alberta
(883-83-151)
8:30 a.m. The profile near blowup time for solution of the heat equation with a nonlinear boundary condition. Hong-Ming Yin*, University of Notre Dame
(883-35-14)
8:50 a.m. The nonhomogeneous minimal surface equation involving a measure. William K. Ziemer*, California State University, Long Beach
(883-35-13)
9:10 a.m. A selfadjoint ``simultaneous crossing the axis''. Kurt Kreith*, University of California, Davis
(883-35-178)
9:30 a.m. Rearrangements in steady multiple vortex flows. Alan R. Elcrat, Wichita State University
Kenneth G. Miller*, Wichita State University
(883-35-286)
9:50 a.m. Gevrey smoothing properties of the solution operator for Schr\"odinger's equation in weighted Sobolev spaces. Stephen W. Taylor*, Montana State University
(883-35-288)
10:10 a.m. Two dimensional heat equation involving multi-dimensional Laplace transforms and Green's function. R. S. Dahiya*, Iowa State University
Frank Odoom, Iowa State University
(883-44-233)
10:30 a.m. Uniqueness in the Cauchy problems for higher order elliptic differential operator. Wensheng Wang*, California Institute of Technology
(883-42-160)
8:30 a.m. Baire one functions and perfect sets. Russell A. Gordon*, Whitman College
(883-26-36)
8:50 a.m. Another functional equation derived from the mean mean value theorem. Donald F. Bailey*, Trinity University
(883-26-58)
9:10 a.m. Superadditive functions on rectangles. Arlo W. Schurle*, University of Guam, Guam
(883-26-310)
9:30 a.m. Generalized conditional expectation. William E. Hornor*, University of Southern Mississippi
(883-28-232)
9:45 a.m. On the solution of the functional equation f(x+y)+g(xy)=h(x)+k(y). E. L. Koh, University of Regina
G. Ren*, University of Regina
(883-39-190)
10:00 a.m. Some asymptotic formulae for q-series. Richard J. McIntosh*, University of Regina
(883-33-161)
10:15 a.m. Representation and series expansions for meromorphic functions. D. S. Tselnik*, Fargo, North Dakota
(883-30-197)
10:30 a.m. Integral operators preserving meromorphic starlike functions. Hassoon Al-Amiri*, Bowling Green State University
Petru T. Mocanu, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
(883-30-274)
8:30 a.m. On a conjecture of H. Zassenhaus for primes generating primitive roots. Francesco Pappalardi*, McGill University
(883-11-37)
8:50 a.m. A proposed application of supersingular elliptic curves. S. Hahn*, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, South Korea
(883-11-20)
9:10 a.m. Counting points on hyperelliptic curves over finite fields. P. B. Van Wamelen*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(883-11-154)
9:30 a.m. Generalizations of the Markoff equation. Arthur Baragar*, University of Texas, Austin
(883-11-172)
9:50 a.m. The conductor of an abelian variety. Armand Brumer, Fordham University
Kenneth Kramer*, Queen's University
(883-11-192)
10:10 a.m. New examples of Stark's conjectures. Brett A. Tangedal*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(883-11-153)
10:20 a.m. Class number and computer: A note on S. Chowla's conjecture. Guangheng Ji, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Hongwen Lu*, University of Science and Technology of China and Purdue University, West Lafayette
(883-11-06)
2:40 p.m. On the Yagita invariant of mapping class groups. H. Glover*, Ohio State University, Columbus
G. Mislin, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland and Ohio State University, Columbus
Y. Xia, Northern Illinois University
(883-55-294)
3:10 p.m. 4-manifold invariants of groups. D. Kotschick*, University of Basel, Switzerland
(883-57-55)
3:40 p.m. Homotopy decomposition of the classifying space of virtually torsion-free groups and applications. Chun-Nip Lee*, Northwestern University
(883-55-16)
4:10 p.m. Spines of n-dimensional manifolds. Dale Rolfsen*, University of British Columbia,
(883-57-267)
2:10 p.m. On the Witten invariant of mapping cylinders. Jorgen Ellegaard Andersen*, University of California, Berkeley
(883-53-301)
3:00 p.m. Contact geometry and complex surfaces. Hansj\"org Geiges*, Stanford University
Jes\'us Gonzalo, University Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
(883-53-188)
3:30 p.m. Lie bialgebroids and Poisson groupoids. Kirill Mackenzie, University of Sheffield, England
Ping Xu*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(883-58-59)
4:20 p.m. Symplectic sphere packing constructions. Lisa Traynor*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(883-53-54)
4:50 p.m. Maselov index of holomorphic discs with Lagrangian boundary conditions on Kahler manifolds. Yong-Geun Oh*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(883-53-43)
2:10 p.m. Polygonal knots. Richard Randell*, University of Iowa
(883-57-279)
2:40 p.m. The functoriality of finite-order invariants of knotted graphs. Ted Stanford*, Columbia University
(883-57-211)
3:10 p.m. Twist sequences and the Vassiliev subspace. Rolland Trapp*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(883-57-239)
3:40 p.m. A statistical study of random knotting using the Vassiliev invariants. Tetsuo Deguchi*, University of Tokyo, Japan
Kyoichi Tsurusaki, University of Tokyo, Japan
(883-82-218)
4:10 p.m. Vassiliev invariants and RNA folding. Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(883-57-215)
4:40 p.m. How tangles in knot diagrams can talk to each other. Dale Rolfsen*, University of British Columbia
(883-57-292)
5:10 p.m. Energy functions for polygonal knots. Jonathan Simon*, University of Iowa
(883-57-280)
5:40 p.m. Random knots and energy. Gregory Buck*, Saint Anselm's College
(883-57-291)
2:10 p.m. Characterization of spherical transform of functions and Schwartz multipliers on the Heisenberg group. Tefera Worku*, State University of New York, Albany
(883-43-17)
2:30 p.m. Metric projection onto a lattice in L_1. Salem Sahab*, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Robert Huotari, Idaho State University
(883-41-02)
2:50 p.m. Deconvolution. Stephen D. Casey*, American University
(883-42-226)
3:10 p.m. A kernel theorem on the space [H_mu x A;B]. E. L. Koh, University of Regina
C. K. Li*, University of Regina
(883-46-162)
3:30 p.m. Abel-ergodic properties of pseudo-resolvents and applications to semigroups. Shengwang Wang, Nanjing University, People's Republic of China
Ivan Erdelyi*, Temple University Japan, Tokyo, Japan
(883-47-12)
3:50 p.m. Operators on spaces of analytic functions. Karim Seddighi*, Shiraz University, Iran
(883-47-11)
4:10 p.m. An intrinsic characterization for zero diagonal operators. Peng Fan*, Texas Christian University
C.-K. Fong, Carleton University
(883-47-165)
4:30 p.m. An upper bound for the shear dispersion co-efficient. Sunday Chikwendu*, State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh
(883-49-296)
4:30 p.m. Generalizations of Dyson's rank and non-Rogers-Ramanujan partitions. Frank Garvan*, University of Florida
(883-11-311)
2:10 p.m. Class number parity. Stella Roberson Ashford*, Southern University
(883-11-277)
2:30 p.m. Combinatorial inequalities concerning the range of polynomials over Z n. Bill Ralph*, Brock University,
(883-11-290)
2:50 p.m. Lucas sequences and Diophantine equations. Zhaiyu Mo*, University of Calgary
(883-11-225)
3:10 p.m. Algorithmic derivation of Stender units. Malvina Baica*, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
(883-12-29)
3:30 p.m. 3-core solutions of the equation #x+2.#y=n. Zoltan Reti*, University of Florida
(883-11-308)
3:50 p.m. Generating solutions for k_1x2 above 1 + k_2x 2 above 2 + ... + K_n x 2 above n + y 2 = z 2. Pasquale J. Arpaia*, Saint John Fisher College
(883-11-194)
4:10 p.m. Patterns in prime and composite powers-phase I. Nivia Colon Diaz*, C/25,HH 17, Urb Cana, Bayamon, Puerto Rico
(883-11-250)
4:30 p.m. Two remarkable doubly exponential series transformations of Ramanujan. Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
James Lee Hafner, IBM, Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California
(883-11-262)
4:50 p.m. Continued fractions, Chebychev polynomials, and chaos. Bill Derrick, University of Montana
Jack Eidswick*, University of Montana
(883-11-265)
5:10 p.m. Number field sieve with two quadratic polynomials. Peter L. Montgomery*, Oregon State University
(883-11-319)
2:30 p.m. The method of timelike 2-surfaces. Steven G. Harris*, Saint Louis University
(883-53-150)
3:00 p.m. Isotropic singularities and the Weyl curvature hypothesis. Susan M. Scott*, Australian National University, Australia
(883-83-295)
3:30 p.m. Spacetime geometry of cr-structures. K. L. Duggal*, University of Windsor
Aurel Bejancu, Polytechnic Institute of Iasi, Romania
(883-53-235)
4:00 p.m. The Einstein constraint equations on manifolds admitting a U(1) action. James Isenberg*, University of Oregon
Vincent Moncrief, Yale University
(883-83-270)
4:30 p.m. Ricci curvature inheriting symmetry of semi-Riemannian spaces. Ramesh Sharma*, University of New Haven
Krishan L. Duggal, University of Windsor
(883-53-236)
5:00 p.m. Numerical simulations of unpolarized Gowdy spacetimes. David Garfinkle*, Oakland University
(883-83-191)
5:30 p.m. On completeness of orbits of killing vector fields. Piotr T. Chru\'sciel*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(883-53-57)