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2001 Spring Southeastern Section Meeting
Columbia, SC, March 1618, 2001
Meeting #963
Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS
bryant@math.fsu.edu
Special Session on Analytic Number Theory

Friday March 16, 2001, 10:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, I
Room 151, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Michael A. Filaseta, University of South Carolina, Columbia filaseta@math.sc.edu
Ognian Trifonov, University of South Carolina, Columbia trifonov@math.sc.edu

10:00 a.m.
Turan's method and ridge approximation of harmonic functions.
Konstantin I Oskolkov*, University of South Carolina
(96341207)

10:30 a.m.
A New Irreducibility Test for Lacunary 0,1Polynomials.
Douglas B Meade*, University of South Carolina
(96311124)

11:00 a.m.
Further Results on Generalizations of Irreducibility Theorems of I. Schur.
Martha A Allen*, University of South Carolina
(96311185)

Friday March 16, 2001, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, II
Room 151, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Michael A. Filaseta, University of South Carolina, Columbia filaseta@math.sc.edu
Ognian Trifonov, University of South Carolina, Columbia trifonov@math.sc.edu

2:30 p.m.
Factorization of polynomials with small Euclidean norm.
Robert F Murphy*, University of South Carolina
(96311221)

3:00 p.m.
On unionclosed families.
Theresa P Vaughan*, UNCGreensboro
(9630573)

3:30 p.m.
Nonuniformities in Chebyshev's Bias.
Richard H Hudson*, University of South Carolina
(96311125)

4:00 p.m.
Distribution of prime ideals of quadratic fields and prime values of binary quadratic forms.
Glyn Harman, University of London
Angel V Kumchev*, University of South Carolina
Philip Lewis, University of Wales
(96311223)

4:30 p.m.
New bounds for the Riemann zeta function and applications.
Kevin Ford*, University of South Carolina
(9631174)

Saturday March 17, 2001, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, III
Room 151, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Michael A. Filaseta, University of South Carolina, Columbia filaseta@math.sc.edu
Ognian Trifonov, University of South Carolina, Columbia trifonov@math.sc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Exponents of Class Groups of Real Quadratic Fields.
Gang Yu*, University of Michigan
(96311190)

9:00 a.m.
Heights of Algebraic Numbers over Finite Groups in PGL(2, \mathbb{Q}).
Gregory P Dresden*, Washington & Lee University
(96311220)

9:30 a.m.
Decomposition of polytopes and polynomials.
Shuhong Gao*, Clemson University
(96311214)

10:00 a.m.
Average Frobenius distributions for elliptic curves with prescribed torsion subgroups.
Kevin L James*, Clemson University
(96311208)

10:30 a.m.
On a character sum problem of H. Cohn.
Par M Kurlberg*, University of Georgia
(9631190)

Saturday March 17, 2001, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, IV
Room 151, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Michael A. Filaseta, University of South Carolina, Columbia filaseta@math.sc.edu
Ognian Trifonov, University of South Carolina, Columbia trifonov@math.sc.edu

3:00 p.m.
The hypergeometric method and the generalized RamanujanNagell equation.
Mark Bauer, University of Illinois
Michael A Bennett*, University of Illinois
(96311183)

3:30 p.m.
The Arithmetic of Partitions into Distinct Parts.
Jeremy Lovejoy*, University of Wisconsin
Scott Ahlgren, Colgate University
(96311169)

4:00 p.m.
The $p^i$regular partition function modulo $p^j$.
David K Penniston*, Furman University
(96311177)

4:30 p.m.
A qseries identity and the arithmetic of Hurwitz zeta functions.
Gwynneth GH Coogan*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Ken Ono, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(96311215)

5:00 p.m.
A Distribution Problem for Powerfree Values of Irreducible Polynomials.
Brian D Beasley*, Presbyterian College
Michael Filaseta, University of South Carolina
(96311103)

5:30 p.m.
The Irreducibility of a Certain Class of Laguerre Polynomials.
Richard L Williams, Jr.*, Columbia, SC
Michael A Filaseta, University of South Carolina
(96311236)

Sunday March 18, 2001, 9:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, V
Room 151, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Michael A. Filaseta, University of South Carolina, Columbia filaseta@math.sc.edu
Ognian Trifonov, University of South Carolina, Columbia trifonov@math.sc.edu

9:30 a.m.
Prime values of polynomials and small class numbers.
Andrew Granville*, U of Georgia
Richard A Mollin, U of Calgary
(96311135)

10:00 a.m.
Computations on Catalan's Conjecture.
Jon Grantham*, IDA/CCS
Ferrell Wheeler, IDA/CCS
(9631143)

10:30 a.m.
Hall's Ray and the Markoff Spectrum.
Stephen J Astels*, University of Georgia
(96311171)

11:00 a.m.
Congruences for Degenerate Number Sequences.
Paul T Young*, University of Charleston
(96311115)

11:30 a.m.
Explicit Estimate on the Riemann zeta function.
Yuanyou F Cheng*, UNC at Chapel Hill
Sidney W Graham, Central Michigan University
(9631122)
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