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2002 AMS and MAA Spring Southeastern Section Meetings
Atlanta, GA, March 810, 2002
Meeting #975
Associate secretaries: John L Bryant, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu
Friday March 8, 2002

Friday March 8, 2002, 8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, Instructional Center

Friday March 8, 2002, 8:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Short Course on Cryptology: Mathematics, Craft, and Implementation
Presenters:
Thomas H. Barr, Rhodes College

Friday March 8, 2002, 8:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Short Course on An Introduction to the Mathematics of Biology
Presenters:
Edward Yeargers, Georgia Institute of Technology (Biology)
Ronald W. Shonkwiler, Georgia Institute of Technology
James Herod, Georgia Institute of Technology

Friday March 8, 2002, 8:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Short Course on Optimal Use of Technology inTeaching Geometry at the CollegeUniversity Level
Presenters:
Subhash C. Saxena, Coastal Carolina University

Friday March 8, 2002, 8:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Short Course on Teaching Mathematics from Afar
Presenters:
Linda H. Boyd, Georgia Perimeter College

Friday March 8, 2002, 11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
T.A. Rush
Room 249, Skiles Classroom Building

Friday March 8, 2002, 12:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Atrium, Instructional Center

Friday March 8, 2002, 1:00 p.m.1:55 p.m.
Invited Address
Introductory and Welcoming Remarks
Auditorium, Ferst Center for the Arts
Deprescribing the shape of surfaces.
Auditorium, Ferst Center for the Arts
Robert L. Bryant*, Duke University
(9755306)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Banach Spaces and Their Applications, I
Room 117, Instructional Center Organizers: Peter G. Casazza, University of MissouriColumbia pete@math.missouri.edu
N. J. Kalton, University of MissouriColumbia nigel@math.missouri.edu

2:10 p.m.
The Banach envelope of PaleyWiener type spaces.
Mark R Hoffmann*, University of MissouriColumbia
(9754626)

2:40 p.m.
A property of strictly singular 11 operators.
George Androulakis*, University of South Carolina
Per Enflo, Kent State University
(97546284)

3:10 p.m.
SemiTransitive Operator Algebras.
Haskell Rosenthal*, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Vladimir Troitsky, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
(97546247)

3:40 p.m.
Copies of $\ell^p$ in noncommutative $L^p$spaces.
Narcisse Randrianantoanina*, Miami University
(97546196)

4:10 p.m.
Greedy Approximations in Hilbert spaces.
Vladimir N Temlyakov*, University of South Carolina
(97541207)

4:40 p.m.
Convergence of some greedy algorithms in Banach spaces.
S J Dilworth*, University of South Carolina
Denka Kutzarova, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
V N Temlyakov, University of South Carolina
(97546224)

5:10 p.m.
A conditional quasigreedy basis of $l_1$.
Stephen J Dilworth, University of South Carolina
David S Mitra*, University of Texas at Austin
(9754620)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory, 3Manifolds, 4Manifolds, and Geometric Group Theory, I
Room 213, Instructional Center Organizers: Wolfgang H. Heil, Florida State University heil@math.fsu.edu
Jose Carlos G\' omezLarra\~ naga, CIMAT, Mexico jcarlos@cimat.mx

2:10 p.m.
Constructing and classifying tight contact structures.
Ko J Honda, USC
William H. Kazez*, UGA
Gordana Matic, UGA
(97557123)

2:40 p.m.
Chord Diagrams and Coxeter Links.
Eriko Hironaka*, Florida State University
(97557236)

3:10 p.m.
Linking of Minimal Sets in Lorenz Systems.
Michael C Sullivan*, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Alex Clark, University of North Texas
(9753728)

3:40 p.m.
Wild knots as limit sets of Kleinian Groups.
Gabriela Hinojosa*, IMUNAM
(97557163)

4:10 p.m.
Classifying contact structures.
Ko Honda, University of Southern California
Will Kazez, University of Georgia
Gordana Matic*, University of Georgia
(97557273)

4:40 p.m.
Break.

5:10 p.m.
The LawrenceKrammer representation is unitary.
Ryan D Budney*, Cornell University
(97557184)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, I
Room 209, Instructional Center Organizers: Gerd Mockenhaupt, Georgia Institute of Technology gerdm@math.gatech.edu
Michael T. Lacy, Georgia Institute of Technology lacey@math.gatech.edu
Akos Magyar, University of Georgia magyar@math.uga.edu

2:10 p.m.
Ergodic Ramsey Theory and Harmonic Analysis.
Vitaly Bergelson*, Ohio State University
(97528330)

2:55 p.m.
Hardy fields and arithmetic averages on the integers.
Michael Boshernitzan, Rice University
Anthony Quas, University of Memphis
M\'at\'e Wierdl*, University of Memphis
(9754249)

3:30 p.m.
Analysis on manifolds with boundary.
Christopher D Sogge*, Johns Hopkins University
(97542183)

4:05 p.m.
Discussion

4:05 p.m.
On $L^p\to L^{p'}$ estimates on Fourier integral operators near caustics.
Andrew Comech*, UNC at Chapel Hill
(97535121)

4:40 p.m.
Estimates for maximal singular integrals.
Loukas Grafakos*, University of Missouri
(97542294)

5:15 p.m.
The complete $(L^p,L^p)$ mapping problem for oscillatory integrals in higher dimension.
Gary Sampson*, Auburn University
Pawel Szeptycki, University of Kansas
(9754242)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Special Session on Technology and Distance Learning, I
Room 149, Skiles Classroom Building Organizers: Tom Morley, Georgia Institute of Technology morley@math.gatech.edu
Martha Abel, Georgia Southern University somatla@gsvms2.cc.gasou.edu

2:10 p.m.
Digital Camera Meets Geometer's Sketchpad.
Judy S O'Neal*, North GA College & State University
(9752656)

2:40 p.m.
The MAA's Mathematical Sciences Digital Library: A Progress Report.
Doug Ensley*, Shippensburg University
(97500194)

3:10 p.m.
Using Multimedia to Motivate Student Learning of Programming.
Mark Guzdial*, Georgia Tech
(97597295)

3:40 p.m.
Make the Most of Your Time with Students! Use Demos with Positive Impact!
Lila F Roberts*, Georgia Southern University
David R Hill, Temple University
(97597261)

4:10 p.m.
Discussion

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Matroids, I
Room 205, Instructional Center Organizers: James G. Oxley, Louisiana State University oxley@marais.math.lsu.edu
Bogdan Oporowski, Louisiana State University bogdan@math.lsu.edu
Robin Thomas, Georgia Institute of Technology thomas@math.gatech.edu

2:10 p.m.
Hamilton paths in toroidal graphs.
Robin Thomas, Georgia Tech
Xingxing Yu*, Georgia Tech
Wenan Zang, University of Hong Kong
(97505255)

2:40 p.m.
Spanning 2trails from degree sum conditions.
Mark N. Ellingham*, Vanderbilt University
Xiaoya Zha, Middle Tennessee State University
Yi Zhang, TillinghastTowers Perrin
(97505320)

3:10 p.m.
Connected Spanning Subgraph in Surface.
Kenichi Kawarabayashi*, Vanderbilt University
(97505313)

3:40 p.m.
Various Chromatic Numbers of an Oriented Matroid.
Laura ChavezLomeli, Simon Fraser University
Luis A Goddyn*, Simon Fraser University
(97505414)

4:10 p.m.
Potts Models, Chromatic Polynomials, and All That.
Alan D. Sokal*, New York University
(97505152)

4:40 p.m.
Electrical network theory generalized to matroids.
David G. Wagner*, University of Waterloo
(97505321)

5:10 p.m.
Tutte Polynomials of Generalized Parallel Connections.
Joseph E Bonin*, The George Washington University
Anna de Mier, Universitat Polit\`ecnica de Catalunya
(9750523)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Linear Algebra and Its Applications, I
Room 115, Instructional Center Organizers: Michele Benzi, Emory University benzi@mathcs.emory.edu
Steven B. Damelin, Georgia Southern University damelin@gasou.edu
James Nagy, Emory University nagy@mathcs.emory.edu

2:10 p.m.
Kronecker Products in Image Restoration.
James G Nagy*, Emory University
(9756508)

2:40 p.m.
On Freud equations and Jacobi Matrices associated with orthogonal polynomials for entire weights of faster than smooth polynomial decay at infinity.
Steven B Damelin*, Georgia Southern University
(9751575)

3:10 p.m.
An iterative method for generalized KKT systems.
Michele Benzi*, Emory University
Gene H Golub, Stanford University
(9756550)

3:40 p.m.
Computing Smooth Decompositions.
Luca Dieci*, Mathematics, Georgia Tech
(97565200)

4:10 p.m.
A More Stable Superfast Toeplitz Solver.
Michael A. Stewart*, Georgia State University
(97515286)

4:40 p.m.
A Superfast Algorithm for Checking Stability of Matrix Polynomials.
Vadim Olshevsky*, Georgia State University
(9756573)

5:10 p.m.
Some Characterization Results for a Linear Operator of Special Block Structure Containing a Nilpotent Matrix.
Donald W Fausett*, Georgia Southern University
Kanuri N Murty, Georgia Southern University
(97515323)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets, and Operator Theory, I
Room 211, Instructional Center Organizers: Christopher E. Heil, Georgia Institute of Technology heil@math.gatech.edu
Yang Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology wang@math.gatech.edu

2:10 p.m.
Uniform Tight Frames with Erasures.
Peter G Casazza*, University of Missouri
Jelena Kovacevic, Bell Labs
(9754246)

2:40 p.m.
Subspace Gabor Frames and the BalianLow Phenomenon.
Deguang Han*, University of Central Florida
(9754692)

3:10 p.m.
Prelude to a Formal Theory of Frame Redundancy.
Radu V Balan*, Siemens Corporate Research
Zeph Landau, University of California at Berkeley
(97540178)

3:40 p.m.
Quasiaffine frames for rational expansive dilations.
Marcin Bownik*, University of Michigan
(97542167)

4:10 p.m.
MRA Tight MWavelet Frames and Pairs of Univariate Dual Wavelet Frames.
Bin Han*, University of Alberta
(97542131)

4:40 p.m.
Behaviour of Shift Invariant Spaces under Dilation.
Edward N. Wilson*, Washington University in St. Louis
(97542252)

5:10 p.m.
Some properties of Shift Invariant Spaces with Refinable Generators.
Carlos A. Cabrelli*, University of Buenos Aires
Ursula M. Molter, University of Buenos Aires
(97541134)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Special Session on Elementary Mathematical Modeling, I
Tennebaum Auditorium, Instructional Center Organizers: Mary Ellen Davis, Georgia Perimeter College mdavis@gpc.peachnet.edu

2:10 p.m.
Math Modeling for the Liberal Arts.
Cathy W Carter*, Christian Brothers University
(97597405)

2:40 p.m.
Can Elementary Modeling be a True Alternative to Algebra?
Cindy S. Henning*, Columbus State University
(97597350)

3:10 p.m.
Reflections About the Axes of Student Majors in Elementary Mathematical Modeling.
Ray E. Collings*, Georgia Perimeter College
(97500368)

3:40 p.m.
Math of Morphing: Teaching Topology to Liberal Arts Students.
Paul Lawrence Baker*, Catawba College
(97554127)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Special Session on Collaborative Learning Classroom Activities
Room 107, Instructional Center Organizers: Sabrina A. Hessinger, Armstrong Atlantic State University hessinsa@mail.armstrong.edu

2:10 p.m.
Discussion

2:40 p.m.
PreCalculus Student Experimentation with Polynomial and Rational Functions.
Carolyn A. Yackel*, Mercer University
(97597304)

3:10 p.m.
Group Exams: Collaborative Learning in a ProofsBased Course.
James N. Brawner*, Armstrong Atlantic State University
(97597392)

3:40 p.m.
Cooperative Learning Projects for Calculus.
Sabrina A Hessinger*, Armstrong Atlantic State University
(97597396)

4:10 p.m.
Discussion

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory, I
Room 119, Instructional Center Organizers: Frank J. Hall, Georgia State University fhall@cs.gsu.edu
Zhongshan Li, Georgia State University zli@cs.gsu.edu

2:10 p.m.
The number of unitary similarity classes among a congruence class with fixed spectrum.
Charlies R Johnson*, The College of William and Mary
(9751543)

2:40 p.m.
Positive eigenvalues and twoletter generalized words.
Christopher Hillar, UC Berkeley
Charles R Johnson, College of William & Mary
Ilya M Spitkovsky*, College of William & Mary
(9751518)

3:10 p.m.
Generalizaton of Ky FanAmirMo\'ezHornMirsky's result on the eigenvalues and real singular values of a matrix.
TinYau Tam*, Auburn University
Wen Yan, Auburn University
(9751557)

3:40 p.m.
Spectrally Stable Matrices.
Sivaram K Narayan*, Central Michigan University
(97515328)

4:10 p.m.
Extensions of Positive Definite Functions on Ordered Groups.
Mihaly Bakonyi*, Georgia State University
(97547112)

4:40 p.m.
Some Inequalities on $A \times B$ for Classical Groups.
Hongyu He*, Georgia State University
(9751553)

5:10 p.m.
Some results in the theory of ginverses over rings.
Bhaskara Rao P Kopparty*, Southwestern College
(9751521)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models in Biology, I
Room 215, Instructional Center Organizers: Robert D. Fray, Furman University bob.fray@furman.edu

2:10 p.m.
Interdisciplinary Lively Applications Projects Using Biology.
William P. Fox*, Francis Marion University
(97534141)

2:40 p.m.
A hostparasite relationship with a lethal host.
Patricia B Humphrey*, Georgia Southern University
James P Braselton, Georgia Southern University
(97592225)

3:10 p.m.
Optimal Control of the Black Bear Population in the Southern Appalachians. Preliminary Report.
Rene A. Salinas*, University of Tennessee
(97592301)

3:40 p.m.
A Fishy Problem that Requires Technology.
Rich West*, Francis Marion University
(97592204)

4:10 p.m.
A model for {\em Pseudonitzschia multiseries}, a toxic algae species.
Maria Siopsis*, University of Tennessee
(97592201)

4:40 p.m.
DiscreteTime Models for Periodic Diseases.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(9759268)

5:10 p.m.
Inference for planar mean bioshapes.
Vic Patrangenaru*, Georgia State University
(9756227)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic and Contact Topology, I
Room 217, Instructional Center Organizers: Margaret Symington, Georgia Institute of Technology msyming@math.gatech.edu
Gordana Matic, University of Georgia gordana@math.uga.edu

2:10 p.m.
A MorseBott approach to contact homology.
Frédéric Bourgeois*, Stanford University
(97553117)

2:40 p.m.
On symplectic fillings of lens spaces.
Paolo Lisca*, University of Pisa, Italy and University of Georgia, GA, USA
(97557177)

3:10 p.m.
Stein fillings of a contact 3manifold.
Rostislav Matveyev*, Dept. of Math., UC Davis
(97557257)

3:40 p.m.
Nonisotopic symplectic tori in the fiber class of elliptic surfaces.
Stefano Vidussi*, Kansas State University
(97557215)

4:40 p.m.
Symplectic Topology of $S^2 \times$ Surface".
Joseph L Coffey*, SUNY Stony Brook
(97553228)

5:10 p.m.
Relative Contact Homology and Contact Nonsqueezing.
Sang Seon Kim*, Institute for Advanced Study
(97553192)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, I
Room 105, Instructional Center Organizers: David Penniston, Furman University david.penniston@furman.edu

2:10 p.m.
q,t Analogues of Catalan Numbers and Parking Functions.
Jim Haglund*, Univ. of Pennsylvania
(97511220)

2:40 p.m.
Arithmetic of Borcherds Exponents.
Ken Ono*, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(97511175)

3:10 p.m.
Canonical heights over abelian extensions.
Matthew H Baker*, Harvard University
(97511258)

3:40 p.m.
CauchyMirimanoff polynomials.
Pavlos Tzermias*, University of Tennessee
(97511407)

4:10 p.m.
The summatory function of the Mobius function.
N. C. Ng*, Institute for Advanced Study/University of Georgia
(97511316)

4:40 p.m.
MordellWeil ranks of twists of pairs of elliptic curves.
Gwynneth G Coogan*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Jorge JimenezUrroz, Universidad Autonoma De Madrid % Author's phone number. Maximum length is 25 characters.
(97511229)

5:10 p.m.
Exceptional congruences for the coefficients of etaproduct newforms.
Matthew G. Boylan*, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(97511327)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Automated Reasoning in Mathematics and Logic, I
Room 240, Skiles Classroom Building Organizers: Johan G. F. Belinfante, Georgia Institute of Technology belinfan@math.gatech.edu

2:10 p.m.
Machines Reasoning about Machines.
J Strother Moore*, University of Texas at Austin
(9756885)

2:40 p.m.
The Method of Proof Sketches.
Robert L Veroff*, University of New Mexico
(9756895)

3:10 p.m.
A Spectrum of Applications of Automated Reasoning.
Larry Wos*, Argonne National Laboratory
(9750384)

3:40 p.m.
Extending Decision Procedures with Induction Schemes.
Deepak Kapur*, University of New Mexico
(9756897)

4:10 p.m.
A logical framework for computerverified proofs in undergraduate mathematics.
Richard Sommer*, Stanford University
(97503133)

4:40 p.m.
The Comprehension Schema in Tableaux: Toward Wos' Eighth Research Problem.
Benjamin Price Shults*, Western Carolina University
(9750391)

5:10 p.m.
Automated Reasoning about the Zermelovon Neumann Cumulative Hierarchy.
Johan G. F. Belinfante*, Georgia Inst. Technology
(9750383)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, I
Room 243, Skiles Classroom Building Organizers: Mihai A. Ciucu, Georgia Institute of Technology ciucu@math.gatech.edu

2:10 p.m.
The Laurent phenomenon.
Sergey Fomin*, University of Michigan
Andrei Zelevinsky, Northeastern University
(97505334)

2:40 p.m.
Enumeration of $ad$nilpotent $\frak{b}$ideals for simple Lie algebras.
George E. Andrews, Department of Mathematics, The Pennsylvania State University
Christian Krattenthaler*, Institut f\"ur Mathematik, Universit\"at Wien
Luigi Orsina, Dipartimento di Matematica, Istituto G. Castelnuovo, Universit\`a di Roma ``La Sapienza"
Paolo Papi, Dipartimento di Matematica, Istituto G. Castelnuovo, Universit\`a di Roma ``La Sapienza"
(97505221)

3:10 p.m.
Generalizing Rota's basis conjecture to Young diagrams.
Timothy Y Chow*, Tellabs Research Center
C Kenneth Fan, Cambridge, MA
(97505143)

3:40 p.m.
Symmetry and Unimodality in $t$stack sortable permutations.
Miklos Bona*, University of Florida
(97505120)

4:10 p.m.
XYX algebras.
Alexander Postnikov*, M.I.T.
(97505331)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Special Session on Real World Applications of Mathematics, I
Room 246, Skiles Classroom Building Organizers: Mark C. Ginn, Appalachian State University mcg@math.appstate.edu

2:10 p.m.
Evaluating Hazardous Materials Regulations for New York City Tunnels.
Charles R. Hadlock*, Bentley College
(97591172)

2:40 p.m.
Using Trigonometry and Physics to analyze the dangers of Bridge Swinging.
Thomas L Fitzkee*, Francis Marion University
(97551244)

3:10 p.m.
College Algebra in Context: An Algebra Course Based on Real World Applications and Models.
Lisa S Yocco*, Georgia Southern University
Ronald J Harshbarger, University of South Carolina Beaufort
(9750030)

3:40 p.m.
SVD Noise Reduction in Biomedical Imaging.
Todd G. Will*, Davidson College
(97515388)

4:10 p.m.
Dual Career of Teaching and Consulting.
James C. Kropa*, Southern Polytechnic State Univ.
(9750087)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Special Session on Research on the Mathematical Education of Undergraduates, I
Room 207, Instructional Center Organizers: Joe Wimbish, Huntingdon College jwimbish@huntingdon.edu

2:10 p.m.
Enhancing Mathematics Courses through Engineering Applications.
Neil P Sigmon*, High Point University
Gregory Alan Gibson, North Carolina A&T State
(97597404)

2:40 p.m.
Nurturing Undergraduate Mathematics Majors at HBCUs.
Janis Oldham*, North Carolina A&T State University
Robert C Mers, North Carolina A&T State University
(97597402)

3:10 p.m.
Supplemental Instruction for Enhancement of Student's Capacity and Retention.
Zephyrinus C. Okonkwo*, Albany State University
Barbara D. Holmes, Albany State University
(97597214)

3:40 p.m.
Misconceptions in Probability and Statistics: An Investigation of High School Students.
Rhonda C Porter*, Florida A. & M. University
(9759752)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Special Session on Introductory/Elementary Statistics
Room 111, Instructional Center Organizers: Patricia G. Monroe, Greenville Technical College monroepgm@gvltec.edu

2:10 p.m.
Introducing Experimental Design and the Analysis of Variance  A Collaborative Learning Activity.
Cheryl B. Hawkins*, Greenville Technical College
(97597383)

3:10 p.m.
The Evolution of Correlation Coefficients: Part I.
Gary D. Kader*, Appalachian State University
(97562346)

3:40 p.m.
The Evolution of Correlation Coefficients: Part II.
Mike Perry*, Appalachian State University
(97562348)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics, I
Room 113, Instructional Center Organizers: Russell D. Lyons, Georgia Institute of Technology rdlyons@math.gatech.edu
Prasad V. Tetali, Georgia Institute of Technology tetali@math.gatech.edu

2:10 p.m.
Perfect matchings in random graphs with prescribed minimal degree.
Alan M Frieze*, Carnegie Mellon University
Boris G Pittel, Ohio State University
(97560144)

3:10 p.m.
Pseudorandom graphs.
Michael Krivelevich*, Tel Aviv University
(97505216)

4:10 p.m.
On Avoiding A Giant Component.
Tom Bohman*, Carnegie Mellon University
Alan Frieze, Carnegie Mellon University
Nicholas Wormald, University of Melbourne
(97505332)

4:40 p.m.
Divide and Conquer Martingales.
Van H. Vu*, Department of Mathmatics, UCSD
(97505126)

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.4:05 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers on Mathematics Education
Room 140, Skiles Classroom Building

2:10 p.m.
The Ideas of Evariste Galois: Recovering Motivation in Abstract Algebra.
Matt D Lunsford*, Union University
(9751213)

2:25 p.m.
Ability in Mathematics as an Indicator of Success in Biology.
Rebecca C Dunn*, Salem College
Paula G Young, Salem College
(9759260)

2:40 p.m.
Using Special Relativity to introduce Infinite Products.
James B Whitenton*, Southern Polytechnic State University
(9759761)

2:55 p.m.
The Fishbowl Discussion Technique  In a Math Class??
Mike Pinter*, Belmont University
(97597232)

3:10 p.m.
Implementing Growth Models on a Spreadsheet.
Deane E. Arganbright*, University of Tennessee at Martin
(97597300)

3:25 p.m.
CBMS, Preparation of Middle Grades Teachers, and Discrete Mathematics.
Ed R. Wheeler*, Armstrong Atlantic State University
James Brawner, Armstrong Atlantic State University
(97597314)

3:40 p.m.
Applications of the Gilbreath Principle.
David W Boyd*, Valdosta State University
(97597366)

3:55 p.m.
Maple Illustrations of Iterated Integrals.
John A. Ziegler*, Southern Polytechnic State University
(97597387)

Friday March 8, 2002, 3:40 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Structures, I
Room 219, Instructional Center Organizers: Alexander G. Wilce, Juniata College wilce@juniata.edu
Richard J. Greechie, Louisiana Technical University greechie@coes.LaTech.edu
Franklin E. Schroeck, Florida Atlantic University schroeck@math.du.edu

3:40 p.m.
Simplicity.
David Ritz Finkelstein*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(97581262)

4:10 p.m.
Strongly Symmetric Topological Test Spaces.
Alexander Wilce*, Juniata College
(9755481)

4:40 p.m.
Property lattices for independent quantum systems.
Boris Ischi*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University
(97581185)

5:10 p.m.
Quantum Foundations in the Light of Quantum Information.
Christopher A. Fuchs*, Bell Labs
(97581340)

Friday March 8, 2002, 4:10 p.m.6:05 p.m.
Session for General Contributed Papers, I
Room 140, Skiles Classroom Building

4:10 p.m.
Mathematical Reviews: An Inside Look.
Norman Richert*, Mathematical Reviews
(97500391)

4:25 p.m.
Approximate Algorithm for Planarization of an Upward Digraph.
Nassim Sohaee*, University of Texas at Arlington
(9750512)

4:40 p.m.
The hub number of a graph.
Matthew Walsh*, Auburn University
(97505395)

4:55 p.m.
A DifferentiationBased Characterization of Primes.
Dennis P. Walsh*, Middle Tennessee State University
(97511237)

5:10 p.m.
The Davenport Constant of Certain Rank Three Finite Abelian Groups.
Michael A Freeze*, UNC Wilmington
(97513223)

5:25 p.m.
Integer Programming for Math Majors.
John T Zerger*, Catawba College
(97515351)

5:40 p.m.
Maximal and Minimal Right Ideals in the Nearring of Polynomials.
Lucy Kabza*, SLU
G. Alan Cannon, SLU
(97516307)

5:55 p.m.
A Higher Dimensional Generalization of Bailey Lemma and RogersRamanujan Identities.
Hasan Coskun*, Texas A&M University
(97533169)

Friday March 8, 2002, 4:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Uniqueness implies existence for solutions of boundary value problems for dynamic equations on time scales.
Tennebaum Auditorium, Instructional Center
Johnny Henderson*, Auburn University
(9753967)

Friday March 8, 2002, 6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Reception for All Participants
Presidential Suites, Moore Student Success Center
Inquiries: meet@ams.org

