AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:10:41
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
Saturday March 9, 2002

Saturday March 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, Instructional Center 
Saturday March 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.12:05 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, I
Room 115, Instructional Center
Organizers:
John M. Harris, Furman University John.Harris@furman.edu

8:00 a.m.
On Ultimately Economical Digraphs.
Curtis Clark*, Morehouse College
(97505241) 
8:30 a.m.
When is a random sequence graphical?
Anant P Godbole*, East Tennessee State Univ.
Megan Smith, Lawrence University
Gabe Zimmer, East Tennessee State Univ.
(9750547) 
8:55 a.m.
Break. 
10:15 a.m.
A Class Of Polyhedral Maps With The Nonrevisiting Cycle Property.
Hari Pulapaka*, Stetson University
(97505319) 
10:45 a.m.
Graph Minors and the kLinked Problem.
Wei Bing, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Guantao Chen, Georgia State University
Ronald J. Gould*, Emory University
Kenichi Kawarabayashi, Keio University
Florian Pfender, Emory University
(97505384) 
11:15 a.m.
Disjoint products and $S$partitions.
Lorenzo Traldi*, Lafayette College
(9750524) 
11:45 a.m.
Some New Results on Quasi Uniquely Edge Colorable Graphs.
Mark Ginn*, Appalachian State University
Brooke Cranswick, Appalachian State University
(97505363)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:35 a.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory, 3Manifolds, 4Manifolds, and Geometric Group Theory, II
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

8:00 a.m.
Links and their complements.
Cameron McA Gordon*, University of Texas at Austin
(97557265) 
8:30 a.m.
Dehn filling on outer torus of 1bridge braid exterior.
YingQing Wu*, University of Iowa
(97557287) 
8:55 a.m.
Break. 
10:15 a.m.
Constructing essential laminations and taut foliations in surgered 3manifolds.
Tao Li*, Oklahoma State University
(97557268) 
10:45 a.m.
Additivity properties of the width of a knot.
Jennifer C Schultens*, Emory University
(97557264) 
11:15 a.m.
Group Actions and Laminations.
Sergio R Fenley*, Florida State University
(97557125)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.12:05 p.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Matroids, II
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

8:00 a.m.
Finding $3$shredders efficiently.
Rajneesh Hegde*, Georgia Tech
(97505166) 
8:30 a.m.
Isoperimetric constants of infinite plane graphs.
Xiaoya Zha*, Middle Tennessee State University
(97505160) 
8:55 a.m.
Break. 
10:15 a.m.
Excluding $K_{2,n}$minors.
Guoli Ding*, LSU
(97505240) 
10:45 a.m.
Unavoidable $K_{3,k}$Minors in Large $7$Connected Graphs.
Thomas Boehme, Technical University of Ilmenau
John Maharry*, The Ohio State University
Bojan Mohar, University of Ljubljana
(97505195) 
11:15 a.m.
Eulerian Digraph Immersion.
Thor D Johnson*, Princeton University
Paul D Seymour, Princeton University
(97505329) 
11:45 a.m.
A generalization of a theororem of Dirac.
Tristan MJ Denley*, University of Mississippi
Haidong Wu, University of Mississippi
(97505145)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.12:35 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales, I
Room 109, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Martin J. Bohner, Florida Institute of Technology bohner@umr.edu
Billur Kaymakcalan, Georgia Southern University billur@gasou.edu

8:00 a.m.
Telescoping Principles in Oscillation Theory.
Lynn H Erbe*, University of Nebraska
(97534293) 
8:30 a.m.
Miscellaneous Dynamic Equations on Time Scales.
Elvan AkinBohner*, Palm Bay, FL
(97539298) 
8:55 a.m.
Break 
10:15 a.m.
Some Basic Results and Realizability Criteria for FirstOrder Matrix Lyapunov Systems.
Kanuri N Murty*, Georgia Southern University
Donald W Fausett, Georgia Southern University
(9753432) 
10:45 a.m.
Some Fundamental Results on Controllability, Observability and Realizability of Firstorder Matrix Lyapunov Systems.
Kanuri N. Murty, Georgia Southern University
Laurene V. Fausett*, Georgia Southern University
(97534317) 
11:15 a.m.
On the classification of positive solutions of a higher order neutral differential equation.
John R. Graef*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Chuanxi Qian, Mississippi State University
Bo Yang, Mississippi State University
(97534347) 
11:45 a.m.
On the difference equation $y_{n+1} = \frac{ y_{n(2k+1) + p}}{ y_{n(2k+1) } + q y_{n2l} }$.
Edward A Grove, University of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Lynn Carole McGrath*, University of Rhode Island
H.A. ElMetwally, Mansoura University
(97539336) 
12:15 p.m.
On $\displaystyle{x_{n+1}=\max\left\{\frac{A_{n}}{x_{n}}, \frac{B_{n}}{x_{n}}\right\}}$ with Periodic Parameters.
Candace Marie Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Michael A. Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology
(97537342)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics, II
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

8:00 a.m.
Dominos and hyperbolic polyhedra.
Richard W Kenyon*, CNRS
(9758299) 
8:55 a.m.
Break. 
10:15 a.m.
Adaptive Intersection and tThreshold Problems.
Claire Kenyon*, U. ParisOrsay
Jeremy Barbay, U. ParisOrsay
(97568424) 
11:15 a.m.
Urn models and cooled Brownian motion.
Robin Pemantle*, Ohio State University
(97560222)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting
Tennebaum Auditorium, Instructional Center 
Saturday March 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Atrium, Instructional Center 
Saturday March 9, 2002, 8:25 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, II
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

8:25 a.m.
Chebyshev problems for polynomials with integer coefficients.
Igor E Pritsker*, Oklahoma State University
(9754172) 
8:55 a.m.
Break. 
10:05 a.m.
Estimates of eigenfunctions in the integrable case.
John Toth, McGill
Steve Zelditch*, Johns Hopkins
(97535269) 
10:50 a.m.
Mass equidistribution for Hecke eigenforms.
Wenzhi Luo*, The Ohio State University
Peter Sarnak, Courant Institute
(9751178) 
11:25 a.m.
Fourier Transforms and Mazurkiewicz' Theorem.
Robert P. Kaufman*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(9754263)

8:25 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 8:30 a.m.12:05 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic and Contact Topology, II
Room 217, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Margaret Symington, Georgia Institute of Technology msyming@math.gatech.edu
Gordana Matic, University of Georgia gordana@math.uga.edu

8:30 a.m.
Relative family GromovWitten invariants and symplectomorphisms.
Olguta Buse*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(97551254) 
8:55 a.m.
Break. 
10:15 a.m.
Symplectic and Contact Quotients.
Christopher Willett*, University of Illinois
(97553242) 
10:45 a.m.
Legendrian knots and contact homology.
John B Etnyre*, University of Pennsylvania
(97557146) 
11:15 a.m.
Computational aspects of relative contact homology.
Lenhard L. Ng*, AIM and IAS
(97557308) 
11:45 a.m.
Invariants of Legendrian Knots in Circle Bundles.
Joshua M. Sabloff*, Stanford University
(9755774)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 9:10 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Invited Address
Going up and down.
Auditorium, Ferst Center for the Arts
Georgia Benkart*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(9750505) 
Saturday March 9, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:05 p.m.
Special Session on Banach Spaces and Their Applications, II
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

10:15 a.m.
Banach Algebras and Gabor Frames.
Mark C Lammers*, Western Washington University
(97546415) 
10:45 a.m.
Integral Operators, Pseudodifferential Operators, and Gabor Frames.
Christopher Heil*, Georgia Tech
(97546245) 
11:15 a.m.
Applications of Hilbert Space Frames.
Peter G Casazza*, University of Missouri
(9754645) 
11:45 a.m.
Basis problems and subdivision of projections in Hilbert space.
Palle Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(9754610)

10:15 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:05 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Structures, II
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

10:15 a.m.
Mondadic Algebras.
John Harding*, New Mexico State University
(97506106) 
10:45 a.m.
Lattice Ordered Effect Algebras.
Scott R. Sykes*, University of West Georgia
(97506227) 
11:15 a.m.
Quantales and Orthomodular lattices.
Leopoldo Roman*, Instituto de Matematicas,UNAM
(97506176) 
11:45 a.m.
An MOL that is not Frinkregular.
Christian Hermann, TU Darmstadt
Michael Roddy*, Brandon University
(97506105)

10:15 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:05 p.m.
Special Session on Technology and Distance Learning, II
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

10:15 a.m.
Teaching Statistics using the World Wide Web.
Lothar A Dohse*, UNCAsheville
(97562115) 
10:45 a.m.
Using the collaborative web in undergraduate education.
Pete Ludovice*, Georgia Tech
Tom Morley, Georgia Tech
Matthew Realff, Georgia Tech
(97597299) 
11:15 a.m.
A Web Server for Test Creation.
Robert P Cook*, Georgia Southern University
(97568291) 
11:45 a.m.
Quick Ways to Incorporate Mathematica into the Classroom.
Iason Rusodimos*, Georgia Perimeter College  Dunwoody Campus
Barrett Walls, Georgia Perimeter College  Dunwoody Campus
Jessica Craig, Georgia Perimeter College  Dunwoody Campus
(97500119)

10:15 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:05 p.m.
Special Session on Bridges from `Applied' to `Mathematics', I
Room 111, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Peter Mucha, Georgia Institute of Technology mucha@math.gatech.edu
John A. Pelesko, Georgia Institute of Technology pelesko@math.gatech.edu
John E. McCuan, Georgia Institute of Technology mccuan@math.gatech.edu
Guillermo H. Goldsztein, Georgia Institute of Technology ggold@math.gatech.edu

10:15 a.m.
An Overview of Electrostatic Actuation.
John A Pelesko*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(97574217) 
10:45 a.m.
Symmetrybreaking and Bifurcation Phenomena for Capillary Surfaces and More on Exotic Containers.
Henry C Wente*, University of Toledo
(97549381) 
11:15 a.m.
Geometric problems involving surfaces.
Mohammad Ghomi*, University of South Carolina
(97553359) 
11:45 a.m.
Mean Curvature, Restoring Force, and Surface Shape.
George I Kamberov*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Gerda L Kamberova, Hofstra University
(97553275)

10:15 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:05 p.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets, and Operator Theory, II
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

10:15 a.m.
A characterization of wavelet multiplicity functions.
Lawrence W. Baggett*, University of Colorado
(97543101) 
10:45 a.m.
Wavelets, representations, and symmetric spaces.
Gestur Olafsson*, Louisiana State University
R Fabec, Louisiana State University
(97543209) 
11:15 a.m.
Dilations admitting MSF and nonMSF wavelets.
Darrin M Speegle*, Saint Louis University
Marcin Bownik, University of Michigan
(97542248) 
11:45 a.m.
Selfsffine sets and the supports of the scaling functions.
XingKang He, Cental China Normal Univ.
KaSing Lau*, Chinese Univ of HK
(97541124)

10:15 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:05 p.m.
Special Session on Elementary Mathematical Modeling, II
Tennebaum Auditorium, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Mary Ellen Davis, Georgia Perimeter College mdavis@gpc.peachnet.edu

10:15 a.m.
Teaching "Introduction to Mathematical Modeling" When Every Student Has a Notebook Computer and a CAS.
Mary H. Stephens*, Clayton College and State Univeristy
(97597412) 
10:45 a.m.
Applications of the Catalan Numbers.
Kitt Lumley*, Columbus State University
(97597413) 
11:15 a.m.
Making Data Gathering Projects Effective and Efficient.
Susan S Nelson*, Georgia Perimeter College
(97597400) 
11:45 a.m.
Problems and Projects in Elementary Mathematical Modeling.
C. Henry Edwards*, University of Georgia
Mary Ellen Davis, Georgia Perimeter College
(97597410)

10:15 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:05 p.m.
Special Session on Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory, II
Room 119, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Frank J. Hall, Georgia State University fhall@cs.gsu.edu
Zhongshan Li, Georgia State University zli@cs.gsu.edu

10:15 a.m.
Offdiagonal block of a two by two block Hermitian matrix.
ChiKwong Li*, The College of William and Mary
(9751539) 
10:45 a.m.
Schur Complements and Mmatrices.
Tom Morley*, Georgia Tech
(9751517) 
11:15 a.m.
On the Maximal Number of Odd Submatrices of 01 Matrices.
Anant Godbole, East Tennessee State University
Michael Marks, East Tennessee State University
Rick Norwood, East Tennessee State University
George D Poole*, East Tennessee State University
(9751537) 
11:45 a.m.
The role of proof in comprehending and teaching elementary linear algebra.
Frank Uhlig*, Auburn University
(9759719)

10:15 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:05 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models in Biology, II
Room 215, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Robert D. Fray, Furman University bob.fray@furman.edu

10:15 a.m.
Landmarks as conventions.
M MestertonGibbons*, Department of Mathematics, Florida State University
E S Adams, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut
(97592174) 
10:45 a.m.
Dispersal, Competition and Spatiotemporal Heterogeneity.
Konstantin Mischaikow*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(97592151) 
11:15 a.m.
Dynamics of singlesubstrate continuous cultures.
Jason Shoemaker, University of Florida
Atul Narang, University of Florida
Sergei S Pilyugin*, University of Florida
Thomas Egli, EAWAG
(97534197) 
11:45 a.m.
Modeling immune responses.
Rustom Antia*, Emory University
(97592312)

10:15 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:05 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, II
Room 105, Instructional Center
Organizers:
David Penniston, Furman University david.penniston@furman.edu

10:15 a.m.
On the factorization of $n(n+1)$.
Michael Bennett, University of British Columbia and University of Illinois
Michael Filaseta*, University of South Carolina
Ognian Trifonov, University of South Carolina
(97511322) 
10:45 a.m.
Nonvanishing of Fourier Coefficients of Modular Forms.
Emre Alkan*, University of Wisconsin
(97511374) 
11:15 a.m.
Anatomy of an integer.
Andrew J Granville*, University of Georgia
(97511372) 
11:45 a.m.
On the largest prime factor of consecutive integers.
Antal Balog*, A. Renyi Mathematical Institute, Budapest
(9751176)

10:15 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:35 p.m.
Special Session on Automated Reasoning in Mathematics and Logic, II
Room 240, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Johan G. F. Belinfante, Georgia Institute of Technology belinfan@math.gatech.edu

10:15 a.m.
Algorithms for Reducing Structures in Verification.
Raffaella Gentilini, University of Udine
Carla Piazza, University of Udine
Alberto Policriti*, University of Udine
(97568226) 
10:45 a.m.
A modularization mechanism for interactive proofdevelopment.
Eugenio G. Omodeo*, Universita` di L'Aquila, Dipartimento di Informatica
Jacob T. Schwartz, New York University, Dept. of Computer Science
(97503104) 
11:15 a.m.
Automated validation of threevariable formulations of setpairing.
Andrea Formisano*, Dip. di Matematica e Informatica, Univ. di Perugia
Eugenio G Omodeo, Dip. di Matematica Pura e Applicata, Univ. di L'Aquila
Alberto Policriti, Dip. di Matematica e Informatica, Univ. di Udine
(97503102) 
11:45 a.m.
Translation of Resolution Proofs into Higher Order Natural Deduction.
Hans de Nivelle*, Max Planck Institut
(97503135) 
12:15 p.m.
Discussion

10:15 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:05 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, II
Room 243, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Mihai A. Ciucu, Georgia Institute of Technology ciucu@math.gatech.edu

10:15 a.m.
Tribasic integrals and identities of RogersRamanujan type.
Mourad E.H. Ismail, University of South Florida
Dennis Stanton*, University of Minnesota
(97505310) 
10:45 a.m.
Four Equivalent Formulations of the Jeu de Taquin Property for Posets.
Robert A. Proctor*, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
(97505180) 
11:15 a.m.
A Schensted correspondence for the Weil representation.
Tom Roby*, Cal State Hayward
(97505343) 
11:45 a.m.
Distributive lattices and representations of rank two simple Lie algebras.
Robert G. Donnelly*, Murray State University
Scott J. Lewis, Murray State University
Robert H. Pervine, Murray State University
Norman Wildberger, University of New South Wales (Sydney)
(97505191)

10:15 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Research on the Mathematical Education of Undergraduates, II
Room 207, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Joe Wimbish, Huntingdon College jwimbish@huntingdon.edu

10:15 a.m.
Excellence in Mathematics through Communication and Collobration.
Gerald L Marshall*, TriCounty Technical College
(9759748) 
10:45 a.m.
Disproofs and Counterexamples: The mathematics of contradiction.
Connie M Campbell*, Millsaps College
(97597233) 
11:45 a.m.
Teaching AP students who have "done" calculus.
William (Bill) S. Mahavier*, Emory University
(97597349)

10:15 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:05 p.m.
Special Session on Computation in the Mathematical Sciences, I
Room 107, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Sabrina A. Hessinger, Armstrong Atlantic State University hessinsa@mail.armstrong.edu
Mark D. Cawood, Clemson University cawood@clemson.edu

10:15 a.m.
Interactice Computer Presentation of Books IIV of Euclid's Elements.
John T. Poole*, Furman University
(97597139) 
10:45 a.m.
Computational Frameworks for a Conjecture on Primes 1(mod 3).
Swarnameenakshi Manickam, Yale University
Shan Manickam*, Western Carolina University
(97511171) 
11:15 a.m.
Elementary Grobner Basis Theory.
Jeffrey W. Clark*, Elon University
(97514179) 
11:45 a.m.
Computational Aspects of Determining Galois Groups of Differential Equations.
Sabrina A Hessinger*, Armstrong Atlantic State University
(97512393)

10:15 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:40 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers by Undergraduates
Room 140, Skiles Classroom Building

10:15 a.m.
Dieting with Differential Equations.
R Lance Yarbrough*, Samford University
(97534186) 
10:30 a.m.
Circular BernsteinBezier Spline Approximation with Knot Removal.
Catherine M Cusimano*, Samford University
(97565187) 
10:45 a.m.
Shoelaces  The Long and the Short of It.
Katie Joy Park*, Elon University
(97505212) 
11:00 a.m.
A Few Consequences of Burnside's Lemma.
Melinda E. Harvey*, High Point University
(97505234) 
11:15 a.m.
RISKy Business.
Sharon L Blatt*, Elon University
(97560239) 
11:30 a.m.
Numerov's method for a special class of higher order differential equations.
Christopher S McMahan*, Austin Peay State University
Samuel N Jator, APSU
(97565325) 
11:45 a.m.
Eigenvalue analysis and behavior of Leslie Adjacency matrices in agespecific population modeling.
Philip Torry Patton*, Samford University
(97515337) 
12:00 p.m.
Making Farming More Interesting With Mathematics.
Amber D. Dennison*, Elon University
(97511386) 
12:15 p.m.
Creating Azulejo Using A Vector Basis.
Erin Elizabeth Krupa*, Elon University
(97515389) 
12:30 p.m.
The Importance of a Match.
Justin T. Luckett*, Elon University
(97500398)

10:15 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 10:15 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Poster Session
Room 146, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Robert L. Bernhardt, East Carolina University bernhardtr@mail.ecu.edu

10:15 a.m.
Octahedral Insanity  A Step up from the problem presented by "Instant Insanity".
Andrews Jebasingh*, King College 
10:15 a.m.
A Comparison of Modeling and Traditional Approaches to College Algebra.
Jennifer L. Kalis*, Belmont University
Barbara B. Ward, Belmont University 
10:15 a.m.
A Nonlinear PredatorPrey Model with Competition.
Molly M Gibson*, BirminghamSouthern College
Douglas Riley, BirminghamSouthern College 
10:15 a.m.
Using Lagrange Multipliers to Maximize Hydroelectric Power Production.
Jason D. Grigsby, BirminghamSouthern College
Kevin J. Freeze*, BirminghamSouthern College
Bernadette Mullins, BirminghamSouthern College 
10:15 a.m.
Employing Group Theory to Explain the Four Aces Card Trick.
Susan Elizabeth Geist*, BirminghamSouthern College
Auntara De, BirminghamSouthern College
Bernadette Mullins, BirminghamSouthern College 
10:15 a.m.
Rookies: Rook Polynomials Simplified.
Cecil K. Itty*, Belmont University
Matthew Tapia, Belmont University

10:15 a.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
The interplay between graphs and matroids.
Tennebaum Auditorium, Instructional Center
James G. Oxley*, Louisiana State University
(9750502) 
Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, II
Room 115, Instructional Center
Organizers:
John M. Harris, Furman University John.Harris@furman.edu

3:05 p.m.
Graphs with Two Disjoint Total Dominating Sets.
Izak Broere, Rand Afrikaans University
Michael Dorfling, Rand Afrikaans University
Wayne Goddard, University of Natal, Durban
Johannes H Hattingh*, Georgia State University
Michael A Henning, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg
Elna Ungerer, Rand Afrikaans University
(97505324) 
3:35 p.m.
On a Game related to MagicVertex Labellings.
Bert L. Hartnell*, Saint Mary's University
Kristin Schmeisser, Saint Mary's University
Jacki Whiteley, Saint Mary's University
(97505306) 
4:05 p.m.
Static Mastermind.
Wayne Goddard*, University of Natal
(97505423) 
4:35 p.m.
A problem about integer partitions.
E. Rodney Canfield*, University of Georgia
Konrad Engel, Rostock University
(9750580) 
5:05 p.m.
Counting irreducible Feynman diagrams exactly and asymptotically.
Robert W Robinson*, University of Georgia
(97505279)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Banach Spaces and Their Applications, III
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

3:05 p.m.
The Theorem of Ramsey reviewed.
Thomas B Schlumprecht*, Texas A&M University
(97546422) 
3:35 p.m.
Problems on spreading models.
E Odell*, University of Texas at Austin
(97546285) 
4:05 p.m.
Duality and classical operators in function spaces.
Anna Kami\'nska*, The University of Memphis
Mieczys{\l}aw Masty{\l}o, A.Mickiewicz University
(97546266) 
4:35 p.m.
Thresholding Greedy Algorithm, Greedy Bases, and Duality.
S. J. Dilworth, University of South Carolina
N. J. Kalton, University of MissouriColumbia
Denka N. Kutzarova*, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, currently at Univeristy of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
V. N. Temlyakov, University of South Carolina
(97546309) 
5:05 p.m.
Break. 
5:35 p.m.
On the structure of level sets of Lipschitz quotient maps from ${\mathbb{R}}^n$ into ${\mathbb{R}}$.
Beata Randrianantoanina*, Miami University
(97554361)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory, 3Manifolds, 4Manifolds, and Geometric Group Theory, III
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

3:05 p.m.
Triple point numbers of twistspun trefoils after Satoh and Shima.
J. Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
(97557154) 
3:35 p.m.
Torsion Numbers of Augmented Groups.
Daniel S Silver*, University of South Alabama
Susan G Williams, University of South Alabama
(97557288) 
4:05 p.m.
The classification of rigid even Coxeter groups.
Michael L Mihalik*, Vanderbilt University
(97520188) 
4:35 p.m.
Cocycle knot invariants, Alexander matrices, and generalizations.
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
(97557132) 
5:05 p.m.
Eigenvalue fields of hyperbolic manifolds.
Emily Hamilton*, Emory University
Alan W Reid, University of Texas at Austin
(97557181) 
5:35 p.m.
Coverings of Seifert knots.
V\'\i ctor N\'u\~nez*, CIMAT
Enrique Ram\'\i rez, CIMAT
(97557267)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Structures, III
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

3:05 p.m.
The Positive Cone in a Unigroup with Finite Unit Interval.
David J. Foulis*, University of Massachusetts
(9750666) 
4:05 p.m.
Algebraic Partial Boolean Algebras.
Derek Smith*, Lafayette College
(97506278) 
4:35 p.m.
Maximal Filters of Projections.
David V Feldman*, University of New Hampshire
(97547162) 
5:05 p.m.
Quantum Computation and Quantum Structures.
Howard N. Barnum*, Los Alamos National Laboratories
(97581362) 
5:35 p.m.
A discussion of Sequential Effect Algebras.
Richard Greechie*, Louisiana Tech University
Stanley Gudder, University of Denver
(97581289)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, III
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

3:05 p.m.
Some maximal functions associated to the discrete Heisenberg group.
Stephen Wainger*, University of Wisconsin
(97542219) 
3:40 p.m.
Solvability of partial differential operators on the Heisenberg group.
Jingzhi Tie*, University of Georgia
(97542155) 
4:15 p.m.
Multiplier operators on the Heisenberg group.
Andrea J Fraser*, Dalhousie University
(97543315) 
4:50 p.m.
On the absence of positive eigenvalues of Schrodinger operators with rough potentials.
Alexandru D Ionescu*, MIT and University of Wisconsin, Madison
(97535263) 
5:25 p.m.
On the low dimensional Kakeya problem.
Nets Hawk Katz*, Washington University St. Louis
Terry Tao, UCLA
(97528371)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Bridges from `Applied' to `Mathematics', II
Room 111, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Peter Mucha, Georgia Institute of Technology mucha@math.gatech.edu
John A. Pelesko, Georgia Institute of Technology pelesko@math.gatech.edu
John E. McCuan, Georgia Institute of Technology mccuan@math.gatech.edu
Guillermo H. Goldsztein, Georgia Institute of Technology ggold@math.gatech.edu

3:05 p.m.
Electrostatic Micro Actuators.
Wenjing Ye*, Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
(97565406) 
3:35 p.m.
Annular Capillary Surfaces.
Alan R Elcrat*, Wichita State University
(97535129) 
4:05 p.m.
Taylor's experiment and systems of elliptic equations.
John McCuan*, Georgia Tech
John Pelesko, Georgia Tech
(97549335) 
4:35 p.m.
Discussion

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Matroids, III
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

3:05 p.m.
Partitioning matroids with only small cocircuits.
Bogdan Oporowski*, Louisiana State University
(97505355) 
3:35 p.m.
Random Bases in Matroids.
Russell D Lyons*, Indiana University/Georgia Tech
(97505107) 
4:05 p.m.
Discussion 
4:35 p.m.
Contractible elements in graphs and matroids.
Haidong Wu*, University of Mississippi
(97505373) 
5:05 p.m.
Some Structural Results for Matroids.
S. R. Kingan*, Penn State Harrisburg
M. Lemos, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
(9750562) 
5:35 p.m.
On Cocircuits of Bicircular Matroids.
Jenny McNulty*, The University of Montana
Nancy Ann Neudauer, Pacific University
(97505417)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.3:55 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Linear Algebra and Its Applications, II
Room 207, 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

3:05 p.m.
Multivariable polynomial interpolation using partitioned matrices.
Richard D Neidinger*, Davidson College
(97565305) 
3:35 p.m.
The representation and iterative methods for the Drazin inverse with complex sepctrum.
Xiezhang Li*, Georgia Southern University
Yimin Wei, Fudan University
(9756507)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets, and Operator Theory, III
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

3:05 p.m.
A Unified Characterization of Reproducing Systems Generated by a Finite Family, I.
Demetrio Labate*, Washinton University
(97542122) 
3:35 p.m.
A Unified Characterization of Reproducing Systems Generated by a Finite Family, II.
Eugenio Hernandez, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Demetrio Labate, Washington University, St. Louis
Guido Weiss*, Wshington University, St. Louis
(97541116) 
4:05 p.m.
Finite Normalized Tight Frames.
Matthew C. Fickus*, Cornell University
(97543271) 
4:35 p.m.
Densities of Frames.
R. Balan, Siemens Corporate Research
P. Casazza, U. of Missouri
C. Heil, Georgia Institute of Technology
Z. Landau*, University of California, Berkeley
(97542397) 
5:05 p.m.
The BalianLow Theorem and Regularity of Gabor Systems.
Wojciech Czaja*, University of Maryland
(97542370) 
5:35 p.m.
A quantum computing algorithm for multiresolution wavelets.
Palle E T Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(97542114)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory, III
Room 119, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Frank J. Hall, Georgia State University fhall@cs.gsu.edu
Zhongshan Li, Georgia State University zli@cs.gsu.edu

3:05 p.m.
Properties of the BrualdiLi Tournament Matrix.
James R Weaver*, University of West Florida
Rohan Hemasinha, University of West Florida
Stephen Kirkland, University of Regina
Jeffrey L Stuart, Pacific Lutheran University
(9751509) 
3:35 p.m.
Some Graph and Matrix Theoretic Properties of Divisor Tournaments.
Rohan Hemasinha*, University of West Florida
Rebecca A Winslow, University of West Florida
(9751515) 
4:05 p.m.
The $P$ and $P_0$matrix completion problems.
Luz M DeAlba*, Drake University
(9751511) 
4:35 p.m.
RayPatterns of Matrices.
Judith J McDonald*, Washington State University
G Y Lee, Hanseo
D D Olesky, University of Victoria
B L Shader, University of Wyoming
M J Tsatsomeros, Washington State University
P van den Driessche, University of Victoria
(9751558) 
5:05 p.m.
On ranks of matrices associated with trees.
Guantao Chen, Georgia State University
Frank J Hall*, Georgia State University
Zhongshan Li, Georgia State University
Bing Wei, Georgia Institute of Technology
(9751529) 
5:35 p.m.
Sign patterns that require all distinct eigenvalues.
Zhongshan Li*, Georgia State University
Laura Harris, Georgia State University
(9751531)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic and Contact Topology, III
Room 217, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Margaret Symington, Georgia Institute of Technology msyming@math.gatech.edu
Gordana Matic, University of Georgia gordana@math.uga.edu

3:05 p.m.
Special Lagrangian Submanifolds and Mirror Symmetry.
Sema Salur*, Cornell University
(97553206) 
3:35 p.m.
Topologically characterizing symplectic manifolds.
Robert E. Gompf*, University of Texas, Austin
(97557369) 
4:05 p.m.
On the topology of Stein fillings.
Andras I Stipsicz*, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
(9755771) 
4:35 p.m.
Symplectic cobordisms and open book decompositions.
David T Gay*, Mathematics Department, University of Arizona
(9755788) 
5:05 p.m.
Grafting SeibergWitten Monopoles.
Stanislav Jabuka*, Michigan State University
(9755351)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, III
Room 105, Instructional Center
Organizers:
David Penniston, Furman University david.penniston@furman.edu

3:05 p.m.
Weierstrass points on modular curves and supersingular jinvariants.
Scott Ahlgren*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Ken Ono, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(97511182) 
3:35 p.m.
Exceptional covers and bijections of rational points.
Thomas J Tucker*, University of Georgia
(97511150) 
4:05 p.m.
The LangTrotter conjecture on average.
Kevin L James*, Clemson University
(97511367) 
4:35 p.m.
Finding elements of prescribed order in ShafarevichTate groups.
Steve Donnelly*, Universiy of Georgia
(97511380) 
5:05 p.m.
The Rationality of Vector Valued Modular Forms and Implications for a Theorem of Borcherds of GrossKohnenZagier Type.
William J McGraw*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(97511357) 
5:35 p.m.
Discussion

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on Automated Reasoning in Mathematics and Logic, III
Room 240, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Johan G. F. Belinfante, Georgia Institute of Technology belinfan@math.gatech.edu

3:05 p.m.
Mechanization of the System of the Principia Mathematica of Russell and Whitehead.
M. Randall Holmes*, Boise State University
(97503109) 
3:35 p.m.
Interpreting set theory in the variablefree, equational calculus of relations.
Steven R Givant*, Mills College
(9750390) 
4:05 p.m.
Finite Model Search and Single Axioms.
William McCune*, Argonne National Laboratory
(9750393) 
4:35 p.m.
Proving theorems automatically and interactively with TPS.
Peter B. Andrews*, Carnegie Mellon University
(9750386) 
5:05 p.m.
Specifying Tournament Schedules for General Model Generators.
Hantao Zhang*, University of Iowa
(97568111)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, III
Room 243, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Mihai A. Ciucu, Georgia Institute of Technology ciucu@math.gatech.edu

3:05 p.m.
Estimating Maximum by Moments for Functions on Orbits.
Alexander Barvinok*, University of Michigan
(97505108) 
3:35 p.m.
ATheory of Subspace Arrangements.
Eric Babson, University of Washington
Helene Barcelo*, Arizona State University
Reinhard Laubenbacher, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
(97505356) 
4:05 p.m.
Coxeterlike complexes.
Eric Kendall Babson*, Seattle
Victor Reiner, Minneapolis
(97505416) 
4:35 p.m.
A Schr\"oder Generalization of Haglund's Statistic on Catalan Paths.
Eric S. Egge, Gettysburg College
James Haglund, University of Pennsylvania
Kendra Killpatrick, Colorado State University
Darla Kremer*, Gettysburg College
(97505168) 
5:05 p.m.
Graphs on generating sets of groups: Higman's Lemma and Neumann's problem.
Igor Pak*, MIT
(97520138)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on Real World Applications of Mathematics, II
Room 246, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Mark C. Ginn, Appalachian State University mcg@math.appstate.edu

3:35 p.m.
The Treatment of LongLived, CarbonContaining Products in Inventories of Greenhouse Gas Emissions to the Atmosphere.
Eric Marland*, Appalachian State University
Gregg Marland, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(97592390) 
4:05 p.m.
The Mathematics of Remote Sensing.
Kevin M Peterson*, Lynchburg College
David R Perault, Lynchburg College
(97500364) 
4:35 p.m.
Modeling a Quantum Wire.
Katharine F. Gurski*, National Institute for Standards and Technology
Geoffrey B. McFadden, National Institute for Standards and Technology
(97534156) 
5:05 p.m.
Mathematical Problems in Ultra Wideband Radio.
Marcus H Pendergrass*, Time Domain Corporation
(9759489)

3:35 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.6:25 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales, II
Room 109, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Martin J. Bohner, Florida Institute of Technology bohner@umr.edu
Billur Kaymakcalan, Georgia Southern University billur@gasou.edu

3:05 p.m.
Dependence of solutions of IVPs for dynamic systems on initial conditions.
Martin J Bohner*, Florida Institute of Technology
(97539296) 
3:35 p.m.
Oscillatory and asymptotic behavior of halflinear and quasilinear dynamic equations.
Pavel Rehak*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(97539260) 
4:05 p.m.
Generalized Quasilinearization for Dynamic Initial Value Problems.
Bonita A. Lawrence*, Marshall University
(97534277) 
4:35 p.m.
Existence and uniqueness results for discrete second order periodic boundary value problems.
Ferhan Atici*, Western Kentucky University
Alberto Cabada, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
(97539218) 
5:05 p.m.
Quadratic functionals and normality for symplectic dynamic systems.
Roman Hilscher*, Michigan State University
(97534170) 
5:35 p.m.
A Spectral Characterization of Exponential Stability for Linear TimeInvariant Systems on Time Scales.
Christian Poetzsche, Universitaet Augsburg
Stefan Siegmund*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Fabian Wirth, Universitaet Bremen
(9753435) 
6:05 p.m.
A Rigorous Numerical Method for the Analysis of an Infinite Dimensional Dynamical System.
Sarah Day*, Georgia Tech
(97537353)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Computation in the Mathematical Sciences, II
Room 107, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Sabrina A. Hessinger, Armstrong Atlantic State University hessinsa@mail.armstrong.edu
Mark D. Cawood, Clemson University cawood@clemson.edu

3:05 p.m.
SolView  An Immersive Animated 3D Flow Visualization Tool.
L. Kelly Waters*, Clemson University
(97576360) 
3:35 p.m.
A Nonlinear Subgrid Model for Convection Dominated, Convection Diffusion Problems.
Mark E Cawood*, Clemson University
(9753579) 
4:05 p.m.
Using Circadian Rhythms Models to Identify Optimal Shift Work Schedules.
Erin K. McNelis*, Clemson University, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Michael M. Kostreva, Clemson University, Department of Mathematical Sciences
(97592272) 
4:35 p.m.
Stochastic Minimum Spanning Trees.
Kevin R Hutson*, Clemson University
(97590311)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics, III
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

3:05 p.m.
Knockin' 'em Down, One After Another.
James Allen Fill*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University
David Bruce Wilson, Theory Group, Microsoft Research
(97560375) 
4:05 p.m.
Anatomy of a permutation.
Andrew Granville*, University of Georgia
(97505378) 
4:35 p.m.
Two questions on coins with unknown bias.
Yuval Peres*, University of California, Berkeley
(97560418) 
5:35 p.m.
On the meeting point for random spanning trees.
Philippe Marchal*, CNRS and Georgia Tech
(97560276)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Session for General Contributed Papers, II
Room 149, Skiles Classroom Building

3:05 p.m.
Illuminating a convex lateral surface by horizontal directions.
Boris V Dekster*, Mount Allison University
(9755225) 
3:20 p.m.
Coefficient estimates for polynomials on the unit interval.
Dimiter P. Dryanov, Universite de Montreal
Mohammed A. Qazi*, Tuskegee University
Qazi I. Rahman, Universite de Montreal
(97541189) 
3:35 p.m.
What goes down might come up.
Andrew J Simoson*, King College
(97534199) 
3:50 p.m.
Interactive computation and visualization of geodesics using stereo pairs.
Jack R Pace*, Southern Polytechnic State University
(97553211) 
4:05 p.m.
Ergodic Properties of Almost Automorphic Suspension Flows.
Arno Berger*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(97537333) 
4:20 p.m.
The Rationals of the Cantor Set.
Ioana Mihaila*, Coastal Carolina University
(97526354) 
4:35 p.m.
Name Order in Lexicographically Generated Combinations.
Daniel C Fielder*, School of ECE, Georgia Institute of Technology
(9750582) 
4:50 p.m.
A New Carlson Type Inequality.
L Larsson*, Michigan State University
(97528425)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Session for General Contributed Papers, III
Room 140, Skiles Classroom Building

3:05 p.m.
Representing Group Codes as Permutation Codes.
John K Karlof*, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
(97594173) 
3:20 p.m.
On the Estimation of Reliability and Hazard Rate using Lengthbiased Transformation.
Prashant S. Sansgiry*, Coastal Carolina University
Olcay Akman, Coastal Carolina University
(97562259) 
3:35 p.m.
Sectorial Convergence for $U$statistics.
Anda Gadidov*, State University of West Georgia
(97560243) 
3:50 p.m.
Wavelet Frames and Their Applications to Wireless Transmission.
Alexander Petukhov*, University of South Carolina
(97541339) 
4:05 p.m.
Average Number of Real Zeros of Random Polynomials.
Robert Bozeman*, Morehouse College
M Sambandham, Morehouse College
(97560365) 
4:20 p.m.
Next Generation Space Telescope Cost Modeling: Preliminary Report.
Gayle Reese*, Middle Tennessee State University
Ginger Holmes Rowell, Middle Tennessee State University
(97562411)

3:05 p.m.