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1999 Spring Western Section Meeting
Las Vegas, NV, April 10-11, 1999
Meeting #942

Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu

Special Session on Number Theory

  • Saturday April 10, 1999, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Number Theory

    Room 215, Classroom Building Complex C
    Organizers:
    Gennady Bachman, University of Nevada, Las Vegas bachman@nevada.edu
    Richard A. Mollin, University of Calgary ramollin@math.ucalgary.ca
    Peter J. Shiue, University of Nevada, Las Vegas shiue@nevada.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Winners and Losers in the Shanks-Renyi Race Game.
      Andrey Feuerverger, University of Toronto
      Greg Martin*, University of Toronto
      (942-11-223)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Evaluation of central binomial series.
      Jonathan M Borwein*, Simon Fraser University
      David Broadhurst, Open University, UK
      (942-11-80)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Continuous analogues of the counting function of $y$-smooth numbers.
      Harold G. Diamond*, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      Ferrell S. Wheeler, Center for Computational Sciences
      (942-11-156)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      On a problem of Turan.
      Michael A Filaseta*, University of South Carolina
      (942-12-200)
  • Saturday April 10, 1999, 3:00 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Number Theory

    Room 215, Classroom Building Complex C
    Organizers:
    Gennady Bachman, University of Nevada, Las Vegas bachman@nevada.edu
    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.
      Number Fields with Prescribed Ramification.
      John W Jones*, Arizona State University
      David P Roberts, Rutgers University
      (942-11-12)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      An algorithm for computing fundamental units of bicubic fields.
      Charles J. Parry*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
      (942-11-89)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      The Size of the Fundamental Solutions of Consecutive Pell Equations.
      Hugh C. Williams*, University of Manitoba
      Michael J. Jacobson, Jr., University of Waterloo
      (942-11-126)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      A structure theorem for units and its application.
      Mary E. Flahive*, Oregon State University
      (942-11-235)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Complete classification of quadratic polynomials producing primes for an initial range of input values.
      Bart E. Goddard*, Texas A\&M University - Commerce
      Richard A. Mollin, University of Calgary
      (942-11-209)
  • Sunday April 11, 1999, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Number Theory

    Room 215, Classroom Building Complex C
    Organizers:
    Gennady Bachman, University of Nevada, Las Vegas bachman@nevada.edu
    Richard A. Mollin, University of Calgary ramollin@math.ucalgary.ca
    Peter J. Shiue, University of Nevada, Las Vegas shiue@nevada.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Haar wavelets and irregularieites of distribution.
      Andrew D Pollington*, BYU
      (942-11-218)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Binary Egyptian Fractions.
      E. Croot, University of Georgia
      D. Dobbs, University of Tennessee
      J. B. Friedlander*, University of Toronto
      A. Hetzel, University of Tennessee
      F. Pappalardi, Universita Roma Tre
      (942-11-58)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Explicit Merit Factor Formulae For Fekete and Turyn Polynomials.
      Peter Borwein*, Simon Fraser University
      Kwok-Kwong Stephen Choi, University of Hong Kong
      (942-11-61)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Rational triangles with rational Morley triangles.
      Andrew Bremner*, Arizona State University
      Joseph R. Goggins, British Rail
      Michael J.T. Guy, Cambridge University
      Richard K. Guy, University of Calgary
      (942-11-52)
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