AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:09:23
1995 Fall Southern Sectional Meeting
Greensboro, NC, November 1718, 1995
Meeting #906
Associate secretaries: Robert J Daverman, AMS daverman@math.utk.edu
Special Session on Number Theory and Related Topics

Friday November 17, 1995, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory and Related Topics, I
Southern Cresent BallroomGeorgia, Greensboro Hilton Hotel
Organizers:
Theresa P. Vaughan, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

8:30 a.m.
Explicit formulas for degenerate Bernoulli numbers.
Fredric T. Howard*, Wake Forest University
(9061116) 
9:00 a.m.
The Fibonacci triangle modulo $p$.
Brad L. Wilson*, State University of New York, College at Brockport
(9061154) 
9:30 a.m.
Rigorous discrete logarithm algorithms.
Carl Pomerance*, University of Georgia
(90611159) 
10:00 a.m.
Directed graphs defined by arithmetic $(mod $n$)$.
Ezra A. Brown*, Virginia Polytech Institute & State University
(9061153) 
10:30 a.m.
Dispelling myths about mathematics: A look at some of Leonard Eugene Dickson's numbertheoretic work.
Della Dumbaugh Fenster*, University of Richmond
(90601107)

8:30 a.m.

Friday November 17, 1995, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory and Related Topics, II
Southern Cresent BallroomGeorgia, Greensboro Hilton Hotel
Organizers:
Theresa P. Vaughan, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

2:15 p.m.
On Dickson polynomials, R\'edei functions, and formal group laws.
Paul T. Young*, University of Charleston
(90611141) 
2:45 p.m.
An explicit upper bound of the Riemann zeta function in the critical strip.
Yuanyou Cheng*, University of Georgia
(90611192) 
3:15 p.m.
Approximations to $\pi$ via modular equations for the Dedekind $\eta$function.
Frank G. Garvan*, University of Florida
(90611160) 
3:45 p.m.
The average witness is $2$.
Ronald Joseph Burthe, Jr.*, University of Georgia
(9061120) 
4:15 p.m.
Some rook polynomials with real roots related to hypergeometric series.
James B. Haglund*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(90611118) 
4:45 p.m.
Computations of class numbers of quadratic fields.
Anitha Srinivasan*, University of Georgia
(90611205)

2:15 p.m.

Saturday November 18, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory and Related Topics, III
Southern Cresent BallroomGeorgia, Greensboro Hilton Hotel
Organizers:
Theresa P. Vaughan, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

8:00 a.m.
A permutation associated with $GF(2^n)$.
Theresa Phillips Vaughan*, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
(9060552) 
8:30 a.m.
Generating permutations using the transpositions $\{ (1,n), (2,n),\ldots , (n1,n)\}$.
Frederick J. Portier*, Mount Saint Mary's College
(90605135) 
9:00 a.m.
Permutation polynomials over a finite field satisfying a difference equation. {\rm II}.
Robert M. McConnel*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(90612138) 
9:30 a.m.
The radical factors of $f(x)f(y)$ over finite fields.
Maria T. Acosta, Pennsylvania State University, New Kensington Campus
Javier GomezCalderon*, Pennsylvania State University, New Kensington Campus
(90611136) 
10:00 a.m.
On the divisibility of certain partition functions by small powers of $2$.
Krishnaswami Alladi*, University of Florida
(9061113) 
10:30 a.m.
Divisibility of certain partition functions by powers of primes.
Ken Ono*, Institute for Advanced Study
(9060551)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 18, 1995, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory and Related Topics, IV
Southern Cresent BallroomGeorgia, Greensboro Hilton Hotel
Organizers:
Theresa P. Vaughan, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

2:15 p.m.
Some applications of numerical sieving devices.
Hugh C. Williams*, University of Manitoba
(90611194) 
2:45 p.m.
On an extension of a theorem of Ljunggren.
Michael A. Filaseta*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
Charles A. Nicol, University of South Carolina, Columbia
Junior G. Solan, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(90612124) 
3:15 p.m.
Nonvanishing of normalized convolutions of cusp forms.
XianJin Li*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(9061124) 
3:45 p.m.
Fermat quotients for function fields.
James J. Sauerberg*, Union College
Linghsueh Shu, Ohio State University, Columbus
(9061150) 
4:15 p.m.
Uniformly approximable numbers and the uniform approximation spectrum.
Edward B. Burger*, Williams College
(9061182) 
4:45 p.m.
Waring's problem in number fields.
Morley A. Davidson*, Institute for Advanced Study
(90611164)

2:15 p.m.