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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
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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)
Sunday March 10, 2002

Sunday March 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory, 3Manifolds, 4Manifolds, and Geometric Group Theory, IV
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.
Isolated critical points of maps $\mathbb{R}^4\to \mathbb{R}^2$, contact forms on $S^3$, the enhanced Milnor number, and quasipositive fibered links.
Lee Rudolph*, Clark University
(97557113)

8:30 a.m.
Invariants of the LusternikSchnirelmann type for $3$manifolds.
Jos\'eCarlos G\'omezLarra\~naga*, CIMAT, MEXICO
Francisco Gonz\'alezAcu\~na, UNAM, MEXICO
Wolfgang Heil, Florida State University
(97557190)

8:55 a.m.
Break.

10:10 a.m.
On the relationship between crossing number and the length of thick knots and links.
Claus Ernst*, Western Kentucky University
Yuanan Diao, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
(97553270)

10:40 a.m.
On the classification of rational 3tangles: Applications to Gin recombination.
Cabrera Hugo*, IPICYT
(97557253)

11:10 a.m.
The Lower Bounds Of The Lengths Of Thick Knots.
Yuanan Diao*, UNC Charlotte
(97557100)

11:40 a.m.
The state of the game in the enumeration of classical links.
Morwen B Thistlethwaite*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(97557344)

Sunday March 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Special Session on Bridges from `Applied' to `Mathematics', III
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

8:00 a.m.
Elastic and elastoplastic response of periodic versus random composites.
Mingxiao Jiang, General Electric Corporate R&D
Iwona Jasiuk*, Georgia Instgitute of Technology
Martin OstojaStarzewski, McGill University
(97574419)

8:30 a.m.
Design of Fiber Reinforced Rods for Maximum Torsional Rigidity.
Robert Lipton*, Louisiana State University
(97549208)

8:55 a.m.
Break.

10:10 a.m.
The strenght domain of perfectly plastic polycrystals.
Guillermo H Goldsztein*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(97574130)

10:40 a.m.
Homogenization of a nonlinear elliptic boundary value problem modeling galvanic currents.
Shari Moskow*, University of Florida
(97535318)

11:10 a.m.
On radial minimizers of the GinzburgLandau functional.
Dmitry Golovaty*, The University of Akron
Leonid Berlyand, The Pennsylvania State University
(97549399)

Sunday March 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets, and Operator Theory, IV
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

8:00 a.m.
Orthogonal lifting: constructing new (symmetric) nonseparable orthogonal wavelets.
Eugene Belogay*, Honors College, Florida Atlantic University
Yang Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology
(97542394)

8:30 a.m.
Embeddings of Some "Classical" Banach Spaces Into Modulation Spaces.
Kasso A Okoudjou*, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
(97546148)

8:55 a.m.
Break.

10:10 a.m.
Affine Frames, GMRA's, and Oversampling.
Eric Weber*, Texas A&M University
(97542292)

10:40 a.m.
Some Recent Results on Wavelet Sets and Frame Sets.
David R. Larson*, Texas A&M University
Xiaofei Zhang, Texas A&M University
(97542377)

11:10 a.m.
Generalized Frame Multiresolution Analysis and Frames of Translates.
Manos Papadakis*, University of Houston
(97541153)

11:40 a.m.
Frame wavelets in subspaces of $R^d$.
Xingde Dai*, UNCCharlotte
Yuanan Diao, UNCCharlotte
Qing Gu, UNCCharlotte and East China Normal University
Deguang Han, University of Central Florida
(97542249)

12:10 p.m.
On the multivariate RieszFej\'{e}r Lemma.
Josip Derado*, Kennesaw State University
(97542352)

Sunday March 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales, III
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.
Hybrid Fuzzy differential Systems on Time Scale.
M Sambandham*, Morehouse College
(97534193)

8:30 a.m.
Existence of Solutions for Third and Fourth Order Boundary Value Problems on a Time Scale.
Johnny Henderson, Auburn University
William K.C. Yin*, LaGrange College
(97534238)

8:55 a.m.
Break.

10:10 a.m.
On Bounds of Solutions of Dynamic Equations.
Billur Kaymakcalan*, Georgia Southern University
(97534142)

10:40 a.m.
Exponential Asymptotics.
Jo A Hoffacker*, University of Georgia
Tom Gard, University of Georgia
(97534159)

11:10 a.m.
On the zeros of a third degree exponential polynomial with applications to an SEIR epidemiological model with delay.
Liancheng Wang*, Georgia Southern University
Michael Y Li, University of Alberta
Junjie Wei, Northeast Normal University
(97537198)

11:40 a.m.
Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions of a class of fractal Laplacians on the unit interval.
Erik J. Bird, University of Michigan
SzeMan Ngai*, Georgia Southern University
Alexander Teplyaev, University of California Riverside
(97545283)

12:10 p.m.
On Inequalities, Characterization and Comparisons of the Cauchy, Gauss and Logistic Distributions.
Broderick O. Oluyede*, Georgia Southern University
(97533230)

Sunday March 10, 2002, 8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory, IV
Room 119, Instructional Center Organizers: Frank J. Hall, Georgia State University fhall@cs.gsu.edu
Zhongshan Li, Georgia State University zli@cs.gsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
An Eigenvalue Problem Arising in the Design of 2D Filters with Periodic Coefficients.
MeiQin Chen*, The Citadel
(97515282)

8:55 a.m.
Break.

10:10 a.m.
Robust solutions of matrix equations.
Leiba Rodman*, College of William and Mary
Andre C. M. Ran, Vrije Universiteit
(9751516)

10:40 a.m.
Principal pivot transforms.
Michael J Tsatsomeros*, Washington State University
(9751504)

11:10 a.m.
A unified approach to the eight versions of Fast Discrete Cosine and Sine Transforms.
Vadim Olshevsky, Georgia State University
Jun Wang*, Georgia State University
(9751544)

11:40 a.m.
On finite dimensional backward shift invariant subspaces of the Arveson space.
Vladimir Bolotnikov*, College of William and Mary
Leiba Rodman, College of William and Mary
(9751522)

12:10 p.m.
On spaces of matrices containing a nonzero matrix of bounded rank.
Shmuel Friedland*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9751536)

Sunday March 10, 2002, 9:05 a.m.9:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Banach space theory, sectorial operators and partial differential equations.
Tennebaum Auditorium, Instructional Center
Nigel J. Kalton*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(9754601)

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Banach Spaces and Their Applications, IV
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

10:10 a.m.
On global existence of a class of ItoVolterra functional differential equationsA preliminary report.
Zephyrinus C. Okonkwo*, Albany State University
(97534213)

10:40 a.m.
Sampling eigenvalues in the nonselfadjoint case.
A Boumenir*, State University of West Georgia
(97542149)

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Structures, IV
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

10:10 a.m.
QuasiHeyting Algebras in Context.
David Miller*, Wichita, KS
(97506161)

10:40 a.m.
The Algebra of Effects in the Formalism of Quantum Mechanics on Phase Space as an M. V. and a Heyting Effect Algebra.
Franklin E. Schroeck*, Univ. of Denver and Florida Atlantic Univ.
(97581165)

11:10 a.m.
Cauchy Completions of MVAlgebras.
Richard N. Ball*, University of Denver
George Georgescu, University of Bucharest
Ioana Leustean, University of Bucharest
(97506147)

11:55 a.m.
Discussion

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.1:40 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, IV
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

10:10 a.m.
Sections of star bodies and the Fourier transform.
Alexander Koldobsky*, University of MissouriColumbia
(9755255)

10:45 a.m.
Average decay of the Fourier transform and applications.
Alex Iosevich*, University of Missouri
(9754270)

11:20 a.m.
A discrete model for Hankel operators on the Dirichlet space.
Richard Rochberg*, Washington University
(97546202)

11:55 a.m.
Almost orthogonality and a class of bounded bilinear pseudodifferential operators.
Arpad Benyi*, University of Kansas
Rodolfo H Torres, University of Kansas
(97542326)

12:30 p.m.
Limits of sequences of polynomials orthogonal in Sobolev spaces.
Xin Li*, University of Central Florida
(97543297)

1:05 p.m.
Higherorder HilbertSchmidt Hankel forms on the ball.
Sarah H Ferguson*, Wayne State University
Richard Rochberg, Washington University  St. Louis
(97532401)

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Matroids, IV
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

10:10 a.m.
Graphs with small Ramsey numbers.
Alexandr Kostochka*, Univ. of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Benny Sudakov, Princeton University and Institute for Advanced Study
(9750564)

10:40 a.m.
Matching Properties in Domination Critical Graphs.
Nawarat Ananchuen, Silpakorn University
Michael D. Plummer*, Vanderbilt University
(9750577)

11:10 a.m.
The cycle double cover conjecture and circuit decompositions.
Matthew J DeVos*, Princeton University
(97505164)

11:40 a.m.
Edge coloring in plane multigraphs.
Bertrand F Guenin*, University of Waterloo
(97505345)

12:10 p.m.
Equivalent versions of the 3flow conjecture.
Martin Kochol*, Slovak Academy of Sciences
(97505251)

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic and Contact Topology, IV
Room 217, Instructional Center Organizers: Margaret Symington, Georgia Institute of Technology msyming@math.gatech.edu
Gordana Matic, University of Georgia gordana@math.uga.edu

10:10 a.m.
Symplectic topology and circle actions.
Susan Tolman*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(97553250)

10:40 a.m.
Periodic Orbits of a Charge in a Magnetic Field.
Kai Cieliebak, Mathematisches Institut, LudwigMaximiliansUniversitaet, Muenchen
Viktor L. Ginzburg*, University of California, Santa Cruz
Kerman Ely, University of Toronto
Cesar Niche, University of California, Santa Cruz
(97537281)

11:10 a.m.
Length minimizing Hamiltonian paths and Floer homology.
Ely Kerman*, University of Toronto
Francois Lalonde, Universite de Montreal
(97553382)

11:40 a.m.
A $C^2$smooth counterexample to the Hamiltonian Seifert conjecture in $R^4$.
Viktor L Ginzburg, University of California, Santa Cruz
Ba\c{s}ak Z G\"{u}rel*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(9753769)

12:10 p.m.
Holomorphic Curves, Hamiltonian Dynamics, and Lagrangian Embeddings.
Klaus Mohnke*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(9755354)

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Automated Reasoning in Mathematics and Logic, IV
Room 105, Instructional Center Organizers: Johan G. F. Belinfante, Georgia Institute of Technology belinfan@math.gatech.edu

10:10 a.m.
Mathematics in the TPTP Problem Library.
Geoff Sutcliffe*, University of Miami
(9756896)

10:40 a.m.
A Framework for Verification of Software Specifications.
Olga Shumsky Matlin, Argonne National Laboratory
Lawrence J Henschen*, Northwestern University
(97568110)

11:10 a.m.
Semantics and Heuristics in OSHL.
Swaha Das*, UNC Chapel Hill
Shelby Funk, UNC Chapel Hill
David A. Plaisted, UNC Chapel Hill
(9756894)

11:40 a.m.
The Nature of Monotonicity in HigherOrder ContextOriented Mathematical Logic.
Damon A. Scott*, Francis Marion University
(97503128)

12:00 p.m.
Discussion

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, IV
Room 115, Instructional Center Organizers: Mihai A. Ciucu, Georgia Institute of Technology ciucu@math.gatech.edu

10:10 a.m.
Lamplighter Random walks.
Richard W Kenyon*, Universit\'e ParisSud
(9750598)

10:40 a.m.
Critical resonance in the nonintersecting lattice path model.
Richard W. Kenyon, Universite ParisSud
David B. Wilson*, Microsoft Research
(9756059)

11:10 a.m.
Optimal Multichromosomal Genome Rearrangements.
Glenn Tesler*, University of California, San Diego
(97592290)

11:40 a.m.
Partition Analysis and the Omega Package.
George E. Andrews*, Pennsylvania State University
(97505158)

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics, IV
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

10:10 a.m.
A Markov Random Field Model of Multicasting.
Kavita Ramanan*, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
Ilze Ziedins, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Anirvan Sengupta, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
Partha Mitra, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
(97500274)

10:40 a.m.
Mixing time for biased card shuffling.
Itai Benjamini, Weitzmann institute
Noam Beger, U.C Berkeley
Chris Hoffman, University of Washington
Elchanan Mossel*, Microsoft Research
(97560203)

11:10 a.m.
A new, probabilistic approach for heat kernel bounds.
Ben Morris*, University of California, Berkeley
(97560341)

11:40 a.m.
Decomposition, Swapping and MeanField Models.
Dana Randall*, Georgia Tech
(97560358)
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