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Joint Mathematics Meetings
PHOENIX, AZ, January 1114, 1989
Meeting #847
Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA ross@math.uoregon.edu
Monday January 9, 1989
Tuesday January 10, 1989
Wednesday January 11, 1989

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #2 (Part A)
Using computer graphics to enhance the teaching and learning of calculus and precalculus mathematics
Franklin D. Demana, Ohio State University
Bert K. Waits, Ohio State University

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #3 (Part A)
Using history in teaching calculus
V. Frederick Rickey, Bowling Green State University

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #4 (Part A)
Applications of discrete mathematics
Fred S. Roberts, Rutgers University

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #5 (Part A)
Writing in mathematics courses
George D. Gopen, Duke University
David A. Smith, Duke University

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #6 (Part A)
Surreal numbers
Leon Harkleroad, Bellarmine College and Cornell University

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:46 a.m.
MAA Session on Graphing calculators

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Humanistic mathematics

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
MAA Session on Precalculus mathematics

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
COMMITTEE ON COMPUTERS IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION PANEL DISCUSSION
EDUCOM'S 1988 distinguished mathematics software
David S. Griffeath, University of Wisconsin, Madison, or University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Eugene A. Herman, Grinnell College
Herman Gollwitzer, Drexel University
Organizers:
Warren Page, New York City Technical College

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 7:30 a.m.8:50 a.m.
COMMITTEE ON THE PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN PANEL DISCUSSION
How to break into print in mathematics
Marjorie L. Stein, U.S. Postal Service
Donald J. Albers, Menlo College
Linda W. Brinn, University of Michigan, Dearborn
Joan P. Hutchinson, Smith College
Doris W. Schattschneider, Moravian College

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 7:30 a.m.8:50 a.m.
TASK FORCE ON TEACHING COMPUTER SCIENCE WITHIN MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENTS PANEL DIS
Teaching computer science in mathematics departments
Cris T. Roosenraad, Carleton College
David W. Ballew, Western Illinois University
Zaven A. Karian, Denison University

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 8:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Matrix factorizations and the KdV method.
Percy Alec Deift*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(84734231)

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 9:05 a.m.9:55 a.m.
Zeta functions in number theory

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 10:10 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Exponential sums and differential equations

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.2:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics of Nonlinear Science I

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on KdV as a tool in mathematics.

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.4:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational group theory.

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Singular perturbation theory.

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics.

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational aspects of complex analysis.

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.4:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator algebras and geometry.

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.4:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in population biology.

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic topology & manifolds

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.4:35 p.m.
AMS Session on Probability and Stochastic Processes

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.3:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Commutative Algebra

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Session on Function theory and Measure theory

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.4:35 p.m.
AMS Session on Graph theory

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Session on Group theory I

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Session on Operator theory

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Session on Ordered algebraic structures and linear algebra

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 1:15 p.m.4:35 p.m.
AMS Session on Ordinary Differential Equations I

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 2:20 p.m.3:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Address

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 2:20 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Association for Women in Mathematics Panel Discussion
Gender differences in mathematical ability  Performance vs. perceptions
Gila Hanna, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
Moderators:
Jill P. Mesirov, Thinking Machines, Corporation
s:
Patricia Rogers, York University

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 3:20 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AWM Business Meeting

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #1 (Part B)
Computer graphics in elementary statistics
Florence S. Gordon, New York Institute of Technology
Sheldon P. Gordon, Suffolk Community College

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 6:15 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Interagency Commission for Extramural Mathematics Programs (ICEMAP)

Wednesday January 11, 1989, 7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Thursday January 12, 1989

Thursday January 12, 1989, 6:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:30 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Surreal Numbers.

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on KdV as a Tool in Mathematics

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative algebra and algebraic geometry.

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometry of hyperbolic dynamical systems.

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Group Theory

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Singular Perturbation Theory

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.9:25 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Aspects of Complex Analysis

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator algebras and geometry

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Population Biology

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Complex Analysis I

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:10 a.m.
AMS Session on Differential Geometry

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:30 a.m.
AMS Session on Education and History

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis I

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations I

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:30 a.m.
AMS Session on Set theory and foundations

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
AMS Session on Special functions

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
AMS Session on Statistics

Thursday January 12, 1989, 7:15 a.m.7:45 a.m.
MAA Invited Address

Thursday January 12, 1989, 8:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address

Thursday January 12, 1989, 8:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AWM Emmy Noether Lecture

Thursday January 12, 1989, 9:05 a.m.9:55 a.m.
Zeta functions in number theory

Thursday January 12, 1989, 10:10 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address

Thursday January 12, 1989, 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Exponential sums and differential equations

Thursday January 12, 1989, 1:15 p.m.3:10 p.m.
MAA/NCTM Panel Discussion on Mathematics Education
Mathematics teacher educationresponses to the Holmes/Carnegie recommendations
Thomas J. Cooney, University of Georgia
F. Joe Crosswhite, Northern Arizona University
Shirley A. Hill, University of Missouri at Kansas City
Alan Osborne, Ohio State University
Steve Willoughby, University of Arizona

Thursday January 12, 1989, 1:15 p.m.2:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Elliptic genera and elliptic cohomology.
Peter S. Landweber*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(84755303)

Thursday January 12, 1989, 1:15 p.m.3:10 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #2 Part B
Using computer graphics to enhance the teaching and learning of calculus and precalculus mathematics
Franklin D. Demana, Ohio State University, Columbus
Bert K. Waits, Ohio State University

Thursday January 12, 1989, 1:15 p.m.3:10 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #3 Part B
Using history in teaching calculus
V. Frederick Rickey, Bowling Green State University

Thursday January 12, 1989, 1:15 p.m.3:10 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #4 Part B
Applications of discrete mathematics
Fred S. Roberts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Thursday January 12, 1989, 1:15 p.m.3:10 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #5 Part B
Writing in mathematics courses
George D. Gopen, Duke University
David A. Smith, Duke University

Thursday January 12, 1989, 1:15 p.m.3:10 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #6 Part B
Surreal numbers
Leon Harkleroad, Bellarmine College

Thursday January 12, 1989, 1:15 p.m.2:45 p.m.
MAA Session on Precalculus mathematics

Thursday January 12, 1989, 1:15 p.m.3:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Graphing calculators

Thursday January 12, 1989, 1:15 p.m.3:06 p.m.
MAA Session on Humanistic mathematics

Thursday January 12, 1989, 1:15 p.m.3:10 p.m.
Committee on Computers in mathematics education panel discussion
Computers in geometry
Organizers:
James R. King, University of Washington
s:
Warren Page, New York City Technical College
Doris W. Schattschneider, Moravian College

Thursday January 12, 1989, 1:15 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Program
Meet the Editors

Thursday January 12, 1989, 1:15 p.m.3:10 p.m.
MAA Task Force on Minorities Informal Workshop
Exploring funding possibilities for mathematics education projects for minorities
Organizers:
Louise A. Raphael, Howard University
s:
Manuel P. Berriozabal, University of Texas, San Antonio
Florence D. Fasanelli, Sidwell Friends School
Susan L. Forman, Bronx Community College, CUNY
John W. Kenelly, National Science Foundation, on leave from Clemson University
Moderators:
T. Christine Stevens, Arkansas State University
s:
Richard Witter, MAA Development Officer

Thursday January 12, 1989, 2:20 p.m.3:10 p.m.
AMS Invited Address

Thursday January 12, 1989, 3:25 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Thursday January 12, 1989, 5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Office of Governmental and Public Affairs
The role of mathematics in the future of American business and industry

Thursday January 12, 1989, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #10 Part A
Applied mathematics via classroom experiments
Herbert R. Bailey, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Thursday January 12, 1989, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #11 Part A
Modeling with the Poisson process
Linn I. Sennott, Illinois State University

Thursday January 12, 1989, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #5 Part C
Writing in mathematics courses
George D. Gopen, Duke University
David A. Smith, Duke University

Thursday January 12, 1989, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #7 Part A
Computer based discrete mathematics
Nancy Hood Baxter, Dickinson College
Ed Dubinsky, Purdue University, West Lafayette

Thursday January 12, 1989, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #8 Part A
Teaching mathematical modeling
Frank R. Giordano, United States Military Academy
Maurice D. Weir, Naval Postgraduate School

Thursday January 12, 1989, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #9 Part A
Learning math through discrete dynamical systems
James T. Sandefur, Georgetown University
Friday January 13, 1989

Friday January 13, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #10 Part B
Applied mathematics via classroom experiments
Herbert R. Bailey, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Friday January 13, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #11 Part B
Modeling with the Poisson process
Linn I. Sennott, Illinois State University

Friday January 13, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #12 Part A
muMath workshop
Wade Ellis, Jr., West Valley College

Friday January 13, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #8 Part B
Teaching mathematical modeling
Frank R. Giordano, United States Military Academy
Maurice D. Weir, Naval Postgraduate School

Friday January 13, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #9 Part B
Learning math through discrete dynamical systems
James T. Sandefur, Georgetown University

Friday January 13, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Session on What is happening with calculus revision?

Friday January 13, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Humanistic mathematics

Friday January 13, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:40 a.m.
MAA Session on Writing across the curriculum

Friday January 13, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Task Force on Minorities Panel Discussion
MAA sections and minoritiesHow can they work together?
Organizers:
Louise Raphael, Howard University
s:
Yousef Alavi, Western Michigan University
David W. Ballew, Western Illinois University
Joaquin Bustoz, Arizona State University
Susan L. Forman, Bronx Community Colleged, CUNY
Reuben Hersh, University of New Mexico
Donald M. Hill, Florida A&M University
Vivienne MaloneMayes, Baylor University

Friday January 13, 1989, 7:15 a.m.8:50 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Aftermath of ICME6
Moderators:
Eileen L. Poiani, Saint Peter's College
s:
Thomas J. Cooney, University of Georgia, Athens
Shirley M. Frye, Scottsdale School District and President of NCTM
James F. Hurley, University of Connecticut
R. O. Wells, Jr., Rice University

Friday January 13, 1989, 8:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Old and new facts about surreal numbers.
John H. Conway*, Princeton University
(84708212)

Friday January 13, 1989, 8:20 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Maricopa County, Arizona High School Students Special Program

8:20 a.m.
Floyd L. Downs, Arizona State University

Friday January 13, 1989, 9:05 a.m.9:55 a.m.
Zeta functions in number theory

Friday January 13, 1989, 10:10 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Exponential sums and differential equations

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics of Nonlinear Science

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Surreal Numbers

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on KdV as a Tool in Mathematics

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometry of hyperbolic dynamical systems

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Aspects of Complex Analysis

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic processes.

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Algebras and Geometry

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Population Biology

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.3:05 a.m.
AMS Session on Compelx Analysis II

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis II

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations II

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.2:35 p.m.
AMS Session on Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
AMS Session on aAMS CPAssociate Rings

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Session on General Topology I

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
AMS Session on Number theory I

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Session on Group theory II

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:00 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Session on Ordinary Differential Equations II

Friday January 13, 1989, 12:10 p.m.1:00 p.m.
MAA Invited Address

Friday January 13, 1989, 1:15 p.m.2:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address

Friday January 13, 1989, 1:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Mathematics Consortium Board of Directors' Meeting

Friday January 13, 1989, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address

Friday January 13, 1989, 3:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Business Meeting

Friday January 13, 1989, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #13 Part A
Applications of the HP28S supercalculator for more experienced users
Thomas W. Tucker, Colgate University

Friday January 13, 1989, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #14 Part A
Creating order out of chaos in freshman mathematics: instituting a mathematics placement program
Billy E. Rhoades, Indiana University at Bloomington. Sponsored by the Committee on Placement Examiniations.

Friday January 13, 1989, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #15 Part A
Ada for mathematicians
Joseph Straight, State University of New York, College at Fredonia

Friday January 13, 1989, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #8 Part C
Teaching mathematical modeling
Frank R. Giordano, United States Military Academy
Maurice D. Weir, Naval Postgraduate School

Friday January 13, 1989, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Joint Policy Board for Mathematics: National Meeting of Department Heads

Friday January 13, 1989, 6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
MAA Film Program
The man who loved numbers

Friday January 13, 1989, 8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science Policy Special Presentation
James M. Hyman, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Beverly Berger, Office of Science & Technology Policy
Saturday January 14, 1989

Saturday January 14, 1989, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Foundations of Complexity Theory for Numerical Analysis I

Saturday January 14, 1989, 7:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Surreal Numbers

Saturday January 14, 1989, 7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative algebra and algebraic geometry III

Saturday January 14, 1989, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Group Theory III

Saturday January 14, 1989, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Singular Perturbation Theory III

Saturday January 14, 1989, 7:0