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International Joint Mathematics Meeting
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, August 1519, 1993
Meeting #883
Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS
lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA
ross@math.uoregon.edu
Monday August 16, 1993

Monday August 16, 1993, 8:30 a.m.9:20 a.m.
AMSCMSMAANAM Invited Address
Mathematical research and education in Africa  problems and prospects.
Adermi O. Kuku*, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
(88300510)

Monday August 16, 1993, 9:50 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
On the regularity properties of gauge theories in Minkowski spacetime.
Sergiu Klainerman*, Princeton University
(88300518)

Monday August 16, 1993, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMSCMS Invited Address
Frontiers in complex dynamics.
Curt McMullen*, Princeton University
(88300502)

Monday August 16, 1993, 12:15 p.m.12:45 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Monday August 16, 1993, 1:25 p.m.2:15 p.m.
MAA Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures: Lecture II
Recent developments in geometry and physics: 3dimensions.
Sir Michael Atiyah*, Trinity College, United Kingdom

Monday August 16, 1993, 2:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
MAA Invited Address

Monday August 16, 1993, 2:30 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Problems in Number Theory in Memory of E.G. Straus, II

2:30 p.m.
Two problems in memory of E. G. Straus.
Paul Erd\H os*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(88311174)

2:55 p.m.
Utterly integer valued entire functions. II.
Daihachiro Sato*, University of Regina
(88311184)

3:20 p.m.
The first column of a Stolarsky interspersion.
Clark Kimberling*, University of Evansville
(88311285)

3:45 p.m.
Researches on recursive series.
Joseph Arkin*, United States Military Academy
David C. Arney, United States Military Academy
(88311284)

4:10 p.m.
Some general problems on the number of parts in partitions.
Bruce Richmond*, University of Waterloo
(88311217)

4:35 p.m.
Problems of Ernst Straus.
Richard K. Guy*, University of Calgary
(88311173)

Monday August 16, 1993, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Geometry and Convexity, II

2:30 p.m.
Projection functions on higher ranking Grassmannians.
Paul Goodey*, University of Oklahoma
Rolf Schneider, LudwigsUniversitat, Germany
Wolfgang Weil, Universitat Karlsruhe, Germany
(88352227)

3:00 p.m.
Convexity on affine Grassmann manifolds.
Jacob E. Goodman*, City College, City University of New York
Richard Pollack, New York UniversityCourant Institute
(88352246)

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
(88352298)

4:00 p.m.
Nonconvex polyhedra.
Branko Grunbaum*, University of Washington
(88352248)

4:30 p.m.
Blichfeldt's density bound revisited.
G\'abor Fejes T\'oth, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Wlodzimierz Kuperberg*, Auburn University, Auburn
(88352206)

Monday August 16, 1993, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Symplectic Geometry, II

2:30 p.m.
A few remarks on Poisson cohomology.
Viktor L. Ginzburg*, Stanford University
(88353263)

3:30 p.m.
Equivariant Mp^c prequantization.
Paul Robinson*, University of Florida
(8835868)

4:15 p.m.
Singular reduction for nonzero values of momentum.
Judith M. Arms*, University of Washington
(88358169)

4:40 p.m.
Hopf algebra cocycles and Poisson structures on Lie groups.
JiangHua Lu*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(88358323)

Monday August 16, 1993, 2:30 p.m.4:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Exponential Families in Mathematical Statistics, II

2:30 p.m.
Exponential families and Orlicz spaces.
Sandy Zabell*, Northwestern University
(88362302)

3:05 p.m.
Curved exponential models and inference.
O. E. BarndorffNielsen*, Aarhus University, Denmark
(88362241)

3:40 p.m.
CramerRao type lower bound for estimators with values in a manifold.
Harrie Hendriks*, Catholic University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
(8836233)

4:15 p.m.
Some properties of the Wishart distribution on symmetric cones.
Helene Massam*, York University
Erhard Neher, University of Ottawa
(88362228)

Monday August 16, 1993, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Methods in Control Theory, II

2:30 p.m.
Kronecker indicies are diffeomorphism invariants.
Robert B. Gardner*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(8834940)

3:00 p.m.
Linearquadratic control problem revisited.
Tomasz R. Bielecki*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(8839341)

3:30 p.m.
A HartmanGrobman theorem for abstract equations.
Peter W. Bates*, Brigham Young University
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University
(8833471)

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
(88317159)

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
(88393182)

Monday August 16, 1993, 2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part B
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers
Ralph P. Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Monday August 16, 1993, 2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part B
Teaching applied mathematics via Maple
Robert J. Lopez, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Monday August 16, 1993, 2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
Teaching finite mathematics to a large class of arts and education students
J. Chris Fisher, University of Regina

Monday August 16, 1993, 2:30 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Mathematical Physics

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
(88376289)

2:45 p.m.
A numerical solution to the inverse heat conduction problem in an annulus.
Shishen Xie*, University of HoustonDowntown
(88380300)

3:05 p.m.
On formal integrals of motion in a Hamiltonian system.
Mark Solomonovich*, BenGurion University of the Negev, Israel
Yair Zarmi, BenGurion University of the Negev, Israel
(88370195)

3:20 p.m.
The Rattleback: A rolling rigid body which spins in one direction only.
Joost Hermans*, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
(8837026)

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
(8838307)

3:50 p.m.
Old and new results in YangMills theory.
Jedrzej Sniatycki*, University of Calgary
(8838146)

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
(88383166)

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
(88385252)

4:40 p.m.
Towards a unified field theory.
Mohamed W. I. Sesay*, University of the District of Columbia
(8835865)

5:00 p.m.
On the force between rotating coaxial black holes.
Gilbert Weinstein*, University of Alabama, Birmingham
(8838350)

Monday August 16, 1993, 2:30 p.m.4:45 p.m.
MAA Session on History of Mathematics, I

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
(88300409)

2:55 p.m.
The remarkable tenacity of random triangles.
Richard E. Pfiefer*, San Jose State University
(88300412)

3:20 p.m.
A chronology of the duplicatrix.
Daniel E. Otero*, Xavier University
(88300411)

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
(88300407)

4:25 p.m.
Using history to spark interest in mathematics for liberal arts students.
Kay Gura*, Ramapo College, New Jersey
(88300403)

Monday August 16, 1993, 2:30 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Industry Interface, II

2:30 p.m.
The CAMCOS program at San Jose State.
Roger C. Alperin*, San Jose State University
(88300432)

3:00 p.m.
Is "commercial mathematics" mathematics?
Jim Ramaley*, ZiffDavis Publishing Company, New York
(88300438)

3:50 p.m.
Exploratory research program in applied mathematics at EPRI.
Martin Wildberger*, Electric Power Research Institue, Palo Alto, California
(88300439)

4:20 p.m.
Using software as a link to government.
Linda R. Petzold*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(88300437)

4:50 p.m.
Interdisciplinary programs.
Brian Alspach*, Simon Fraser University,
(88300433)

Monday August 16, 1993, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Research in Undergraduate Teaching, I

2:30 p.m.
Calculus students' informal understanding of rate of change.
Dave Lidstone*, Langara College, British Columbia
(88300448)

2:50 p.m.
Students' conceptions of the derivative across multiple representations.
Daniel Scher*, Cornell University
(88300450)

3:10 p.m.
A formal approach to guided discovery.
Russell J. Hendel*, Morris College, South Carolina
(88300445)

3:30 p.m.
Effectiveness of weekly groups on learning math.
Christina Vertullo*, Marist College, Straatsburg, New York
(88300452)

3:50 p.m.
Constraining conceptions of function and their consequences in abstract algebra.
James Kaput*, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
(88300446)

4:15 p.m.
Some results of an approach to helping students understand quotients.
Ed Dubinsky*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(88300443)

4:40 p.m.
Students' conceptions and misconceptions of group isomorphism.
Uri Leron*, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology, Israel
Orit Hazzan, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology, Israel
Rina Zazkis, Simon Fraser University
(88300447)

Monday August 16, 1993, 3:35 p.m.4:45 p.m.
AWM and CMS Committee on Women in Mathematics Panel Discussion
Affirmative action

Monday August 16, 1993, 4:50 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AWM Prize Session and Membership Meeting

Monday August 16, 1993, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
CMS General Meeting
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