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1997 Spring Western Sectional Meeting
Corvallis, OR, April 1920, 1997
Meeting #921
Associate secretaries:
William A Harris, Jr, AMS
wharris@math.usc.edu
Special Session on Algebraic and Elementary Number Theory

Saturday April 19, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Elementary Number Theory, I
Room 115, Social Science Building
Organizers:
Richard A. Mollin, University of Calgary ramollin@math.ucalgary.ca
Peter J. Shiue, University of Nevada, Las Vegas shiue@nevada.edu

8:30 a.m.
Prime densities for linear recurrences
Peter Stevenhagen*, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands
(9211112)

8:55 a.m.
Bounds for Frequencies of Residues in SecondOrder Recurrences Modul $p^r$
Lawrence E. Somer*, Catholic University of America
(9211138)

9:20 a.m.
Pseudoprimes, Perfect Numbers, and a Problem of Lehmer
Walter Carlip,
Eliot T Jacobson*,
Lawrence Somer,
(92111127)

9:45 a.m.
Stability of TwoTerm Recurrence Sequences
Walter Carlip*, Ohio University
Eliot Jacobson, Ohio University
(92111128)

10:10 a.m.
Some Remarks on the Distribution of Second Order Linear Recurrences
John R. Burke*, Gonzaga University
(92111102)

Saturday April 19, 1997, 3:00 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Elementary Number Theory, II
Room 115, Social Science Building
Organizers:
Richard A. Mollin, University of Calgary ramollin@math.ucalgary.ca
Peter J. Shiue, University of Nevada, Las Vegas shiue@nevada.edu

3:00 p.m.
Diophantine Equations and Ideals
Richard A. Mollin*,
(92111142)

3:25 p.m.
Ramanujan's Class Invariants
Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(92111150)

3:50 p.m.
Some curves almost possessing rational points
Andrew Bremner*, Arizona State University
(92111143)

4:15 p.m.
Evaluations of multidimensional Euler/Zagier sums: A compendium of results for arbitrary depths
Jonathan M. Borwein*, CECM, Simon Fraser University
(92111125)

4:40 p.m.
Some conjectures about base 2 pseudoprimes
John Brillhart*, University of Arizona
(9211139)

5:05 p.m.
Composition of forms, ideals and continued fractions
Alfred J. van der Poorten*, Macquarie University, Australia
(9211114)

5:30 p.m.
Explicit Primality Criteria for $(p1)p^n1$
Hugh C. Williams*, University of Manitoba
(9211148)

5:55 p.m.
Imaginary Octic Fields of type (2,2,2) with small class number
Charles John Parry*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(92111180)

Sunday April 20, 1997, 8:50 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Elementary Number Theory, III
Room 115, Social Science Building
Organizers:
Richard A. Mollin, University of Calgary ramollin@math.ucalgary.ca
Peter J. Shiue, University of Nevada, Las Vegas shiue@nevada.edu

8:50 a.m.
On an Optimality Property of Ramanujan Sums.
Gennady Bachman*, University of Nevada at Las Vegas
(9211117)

9:15 a.m.
Some identities connecting partition functions to other number theoretic functions
Neville Robbins*, San Francisco State University
(9211164)

9:40 a.m.
Cyclic Indicator and Partition Functions
Leetsch C. Hsu,
Peter J.S. Shiue*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(9211177)

10:05 a.m.
Periods of Sequences Generated by Two Special Mappings
WunSeng Chou*, Academia Sinica
Peter J.S. Shiue, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(92111139)

10:30 a.m.
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