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2001 Fall Central Section Meeting
Columbus, OH, September 2123, 2001
Meeting #969
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Cryptography and Computational and Algorithmic Number Theory

Friday September 21, 2001, 1:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Cryptography and Computational and Algorithmic Number Theory, I
UH 0047, University Hall (UH)
Organizers:
Eric Bach, University of WisconsinMadison bach@cs.wisc.edu
Jonathan Sorenson, Butler University sorenson@butler.edu

1:30 p.m.
Some Recent Results on Probable Prime Testing.
Siguna M. Mueller*, University of Klagenfurt
(96911215)

2:00 p.m.
Definite quadratic forms over $\Bbb F_q[x]$.
Larry J Gerstein*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(96911107)

2:30 p.m.
On fixed points for discrete logarithms.
Mariana Campbell, University of California, Berkeley
Carl Pomerance*, Bell Laboratories
(96911179)

3:00 p.m.
Break

3:30 p.m.
Virtual logarithms.
Oliver A Schirokauer*, Oberlin College
(96911213)

4:00 p.m.
On group order distributions for abelian varieties of low dimension.
Annegret Weng*, Institut fuer Experimentelle Mathematik
(96911193)

4:30 p.m.
Products of likeindexed terms in two binary recurrences.
Florian Luca, Unidad Morelia
Gary Walsh*, University of Ottawa
(9691144)

5:00 p.m.
Construction of elliptic curves over finite fields with known number of points.
Amod Agashe, University of Texas, Austin
Kristin E. Lauter*, Microsoft Research
Ramarathnam Venkatesan, Microsoft Research
(96911232)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Cryptography and Computational and Algorithmic Number Theory, II
UH 0047, University Hall (UH)
Organizers:
Eric Bach, University of WisconsinMadison bach@cs.wisc.edu
Jonathan Sorenson, Butler University sorenson@butler.edu

8:30 a.m.
Some Computational Results Concerning Yokoi's Conjecture.
Jozsef Beck, Rutgers University
Edlyn Teske, University of Waterloo
Hugh C Williams*, University of Calgary
(96911182)

9:00 a.m.
Conditional and Unconditional Fundamental Unit Computation in Real Quadratic Fields.
Michael J. Jacobson, Jr.*, University of Manitoba
Hugh C. Williams, University of Calgary
(96911181)

9:30 a.m.
Recent results on the computation of zeta values at negative integers.
Joshua R Holden*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(96911168)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Unit Computation in Purely Cubic Function Fields.
Yoonjin Lee, University of Delaware
Renate Scheidler*, University of Calgary
(96911167)

11:00 a.m.
On the iteration of certain quadratic maps over $GF(p)$.
Troy MJ Vasiga*, University of Waterloo
Jeffrey O Shallit, University of Waterloo
(9691174)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Cryptography and Computational and Algorithmic Number Theory, III
UH 0047, University Hall (UH)
Organizers:
Eric Bach, University of WisconsinMadison bach@cs.wisc.edu
Jonathan Sorenson, Butler University sorenson@butler.edu

3:00 p.m.
Ranks of quadratic twists of elliptic curves.
Alice Silverberg*, Ohio State University
(96911203)

3:30 p.m.
Solving elliptic curve discrete logarithm problems using Weil descent.
Michael J Jacobson, University of Manitoba
Alfred J Menezes, University of Waterloo
Andreas Stein*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(96994187)

4:00 p.m.
Elliptic curve cryptography: the case of NIST P224.
Daniel J. Bernstein*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(96911148)

4:30 p.m.
Analysis of the GHS Weil Descent Attack on the ECDLP over Characteristic Two Finite Fields of Compostite Degree.
Markus Maurer, University of Waterloo
Alfred J Menezes, Certicom Research & University of Waterloo
Edlyn E Teske*, University of Waterloo
(96911115)

Sunday September 23, 2001, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Cryptography and Computational and Algorithmic Number Theory, IV
UH 0047, University Hall (UH)
Organizers:
Eric Bach, University of WisconsinMadison bach@cs.wisc.edu
Jonathan Sorenson, Butler University sorenson@butler.edu

9:00 a.m.
Computations Related to Catalan's Conjecture.
Jon Grantham*, IDA/CCS
Ferrell Wheeler, IDA/CCS
(96911217)

9:30 a.m.
Use of homomorphisms in cryptosystems.
Jee H Koh*, Indiana University
(96911139)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Local Zeta functions, Trees and OneWay Functions.
W. A. ZunigaGalindo*, Barry University, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
(9691146)

11:00 a.m.
Is there a shortage of primes for cryptography?
Samuel S Wagstaff*, Purdue University
(9691173)

11:30 a.m.
Discussion
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