AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:09:50
1998 Fall Eastern Section Meeting
State College, PA, October 2425, 1998
Meeting #937
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Partitions and qSeries

Saturday October 24, 1998, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partitions and qSeries, I
Room 162, Willard Building
Organizers:
George E. Andrews, The Pennsylvania State University andrews@math.psu.edu
Ken Ono, The Pennsylvania State University ono@math.psu.edu
Scott D. Ahlgren, The Pennsylvania State University ahlgren@math.psu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Ramanujan and the Probability of Nuclear War.
William A. Beyer*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(9374017) 
9:00 a.m.
Plane partitions.
David M. Bressoud*, Macalester College
(9371131) 
9:30 a.m.
A Family of Partitions with Attached Parts and "N copies of N".
Jose O Santos*, UNICAMP
Paulo Mondek, UFMS
(9371171) 
10:00 a.m.
TypeB partitions and restricted permutations.
Rodica Simion*, The George Washington Univ.
(93705123) 
10:30 a.m.
New Proofs and Generalizations of the RogersRamanujan Identities.
Tina Garrett, University of MinnesotaMinneapolis
Dennis W. Stanton, University of MinnesotaMinneapolis
Mourad E. H. Ismail*, University of South Florida
(93733144)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 24, 1998, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Partitions and qSeries, II
Room 162, Willard Building
Organizers:
George E. Andrews, The Pennsylvania State University andrews@math.psu.edu
Ken Ono, The Pennsylvania State University ono@math.psu.edu
Scott D. Ahlgren, The Pennsylvania State University ahlgren@math.psu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Lecture hall partitions.
Kimmo Eriksson*, Royal Institute of Technology
(9370542) 
3:00 p.m.
Multivariable maj statistics.
Dennis W Stanton*, University of Minnesota
Dongsu Kim, KAIST
(93705103) 
3:30 p.m.
MacMahon's Master Theorem and rational functions with nonnegative power series coefficients.
Ira M. Gessel*, Brandeis University
(9370595) 
4:30 p.m.
Divisibility of restricted partition functions.
John H Rickert*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(93711110) 
5:00 p.m.
Proving congruences for partition functions.
Dennis Eichhorn*, University of Illinois
(93711111)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 1998, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partitions and qSeries, III
Room 162, Willard Building
Organizers:
George E. Andrews, The Pennsylvania State University andrews@math.psu.edu
Ken Ono, The Pennsylvania State University ono@math.psu.edu
Scott D. Ahlgren, The Pennsylvania State University ahlgren@math.psu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Discussion. 
9:00 a.m.
Properties of $\left( 2,3\right) $core partitions.
Lawrence H.T. Sze*, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
(9370594) 
9:30 a.m.
Two identities for mock theta function in Ramanujan's lost notebook .
YounSeo Choi*, University of Illinois
(9371169) 
10:00 a.m.
Eisenstein series in Ramanujan's Lost Notebook.
Bruce C. Berndt, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Heng H. Chan, National University of Singapore
Jaebum Sohn, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Seung H. Son*, University of Missouri
(9371127) 
10:30 a.m.
Permutation Statistics and $q$Rook Polynomials.
James B Haglund*, Penn. State. Univ.
(9370578)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 1998, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Partitions and qSeries, IV
Room 162, Willard Building
Organizers:
George E. Andrews, The Pennsylvania State University andrews@math.psu.edu
Ken Ono, The Pennsylvania State University ono@math.psu.edu
Scott D. Ahlgren, The Pennsylvania State University ahlgren@math.psu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Zeros of certain modular functions.
Frank G Garvan*, University of Florida
(93711109) 
3:00 p.m.
The HallLittlewood Polynomials, the Finite General Linear Groups, and the RogersRamanujan Identities.
Jason E Fulman*, Dartmouth College
(9370539) 
3:30 p.m.
Partitions Defined by Rank Conditions.
Sylvie Corteel, LRI, Orsay
Carla D Savage*, North Carolina State University
Radhika Venkatraman, GTE
(9370577) 
4:00 p.m.
Bernoulli Trials and qIdentities.
Don P. Rawlings*, California Polytechnic State University
(9376070) 
4:30 p.m.
Congruences for $m$ary Partitions: Revisiting the Work of Andrews and others.
James A Sellers*, Cedarville College
(9371134)

2:30 p.m.