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## Talks Given at Section Meetings, 1957-1966## Section Meeting 78: Johns Hopkins University, May 4, 1957-
(Joint meeting with the Baltimore and Washington sections of SIAM)
**The Bureau of Ships computer program** Mr. A. E. Smith, Navy Department**The pseudoinverse of a rectangular or singular matrix and its application to the solution of systems of linear equations** Dr. T. N. E. Greville, Social Security Administration**An interesting fourth order differential system** Mr. C. H. Murphy, Jr., Aberdeen Proving Ground**Solution of the integrodifferential equation of transfer by successive approximation** Dr. P. M. Anselone, Radiation Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University**Matrix analysis for production scheduling and inventory control** Professor D. N. Chorafas, Catholic University of America**Intermittent rotors** Mr. Michael Goldberg, Bureau of Ordnance, Navy Department**Geometry in the mathematics curriculum** Professor W. L. Chow, The Johns Hopkins University, Invited Address, MAA**Quaternions and Clifford numbers** Professor Marcel Riesz, Institute of Fluid Dynamics, University of Maryland, Invited Address, SIAM
## Section Meeting 79: Georgetown University, December 7, 1957**Report of the Commission on Mathematics** Executive Director A. E. Meder, Commission on Mathematics, New York, NY, Invited Address**On a "folk theorem" in probability theory** Professor Eugene Lukacs, The Catholic University of America**The Maryland-District of Columbia- Virginia Mathematics Contest** Professor D. B. Lloyd, District of Columbia Teachers College**Vertices of space curves** Professor C. S. Wolfe, U. S. Naval Academy**An equivalent linearization solution of a fourth-order nonlinear system** Dr. C. H. Murphy, Ballistic Research Laboratories, Aberdeen Proving Ground**Nomographic solutions for position relations between a close earth satellite and its observer** Dr. R. H. Wilson, Jr., Naval Research Laboratory
## Section Meeting 80: Randolph-Macon Woman's College, April 26, 1958**Certain graphical solutions to the heat conduction equation for an insulated, infinite metal slab** Mr. W. H. Holter, Atlantic Research Corporation, Alexandria, VA**The solution of ordinary differential equations with constant coefficients by analog computer methods** Professor W. L. Fields, Hampton Institute**Advances in automatic programming for digital computers** Mr. R. F. Reiss, Babcock and Wilcox Co., Atomic Energy Division, Lynchburg, VA**Experiments in solving ordinary differential equations** M r. W. Timlake, Babcock and Wilcox Co., Lynchburg, VA**A study of variations in the viewing of a picture** Professor Herta T. Freitag, Hollins College, and Mr. A. H. Freitag, Hollins College School**Cardioids and rolling polygons** Professor R. C. Yates, College of William and Mary, Invited Address
## Section Meeting 81: George Washington University, December 6, 1958**A mathematical model for transfer of training** Professor J. M. Long, College of William and Mary**Algebraic compilers for scientific computers** Mr. R. C. Smith, Applied Science Representative, International Business Machines Corporation**On the order of contact of two curves** Professor S. B. Jackson, University of Maryland**On the summability of a certain eigenfunction series** Professor Luna Mishoe, Morgan State College**Practical adaptations of Ferrari' s general quartic solution** Mr. C. R. White, Artillery Weapon Systems, Aberdeen Proving Ground**Weak limit characterization of distributions** Professor T. P. Liverman, George Washington University**A new characterization of group** Professor Howard Campaigne, American University**Tetrahedra equivalent to cubes by dissection** Mr. Michael Goldberg, Bureau of Ordnance, U. S. Navy**Some published USSR research in mathematical economics** Dr. W. H. Marlow, George Washington University, Invited Address
## Section Meeting 82: Goucher College, May 2, 1959**On the distribution of prime numbers in arithmetic progressions** Dr. Daniel Shanks, David Taylor Model Basin**Abstract theory of retrieval coding** Dr. C. J. Maloney, Biological Warfare Laboratories, Ft. Detrick, MD**On the calculation, to a high degree of accuracy, of the modified Bessel functions** Dr. F. D. Murnaghan, David Taylor Model Basin**The number of vertices of a convex polytope** Dr. W. W. Jacobs, American University and Mr. E. D. Schell, Research Center, IBM Corporation, Yorktown Heights, NY**The mathematics of contract bridge** Professor J. A. Tierney, U. S. Naval Academy**Number theory and computers** Dr. Morris Newman, Applied Mathematics Laboratory, National Bureau of Standards**The position of mathematics in South American higher education** Mr. Carlos Fallon, Nems-Clarke Company, Silver Spring, MD
## Section Meeting 83: American University, December 5, 1959**New contributions to educational research from operations research** Professor J. M. Long, College of William and Mary**On the proof of Godel's incompleteness theorem** Professor D. B. Lloyd, D. C. Teachers College**Elementary combinatorial problems related to a mail-sorting device** Dr. A. J. Goldman, National Bureau of Standards**A note on polynomial interpretation** Dr. C. H. Frick, Naval Weapons Laboratory, Dahlgren, VA**The calculus of relations** Dean W. L. Duren, University of Virginia**Some examples of completely semiassociative and noncommutative loops and algebras** Professor Volodymyr Bohun-Chudyniv, Morgan State College**Hypercomplex methods in the theory of partial differential equations** Professor J. M. Horvath, University of Maryland**An algorithm for the determination of divisibility of one natural number by another** Professors Herta T. and A. H. Freitag, Hollins College**Curvature of r**^{n}=cos(nθ) Professor R. C. Yates, College of William and Mary
## Section Meeting 84: University of Virginia, May 7, 1960**Graphical method for the determination of ionic sites with preferential fixation** Dr. Claude Marmasse, Hollins College**On generalized K-nions loops and algebras** Professor Volodymyr Bohun-Chudyniv, Morgan State College**Fourier series and eigenfunction expansions associated with a non-self-adjoint differential equation** Professor L. I. Mishoe, Morgan State College**Dissection of the nonacute triangle and the square into acute triangles** Mr. P. J. Federico, Patent Office, Washington, DC**Fourier transforms** Professor E. J. McShane, University of Virginia**Geometrical theorems for abscissas and weights of Gauss type** Dr. P. J. Davis, Numerical Analysis Section, National Bureau of Standards**Nets and calculus** Professor B. J. Pettis, University of North Carolina, Invited Address
## Section Meeting 85: University of Maryland, December 3, 1960**Generalized symmetric random walks** Mr. Eugene Albert, University of Virginia**Preliminary remarks on a distillation problem** Mr. H. H. Barnett, Automatic Computations Section, The Martin Company, Baltimore, MD**Pursuit games of kind** Dr. Rufus Isaacs, Department of Defense, Weapons System Evaluation Group**Probability models for measurement with a linear scale** Dr. Churchill Eisenhart, Chief, Numerical Analysis Section, U.S. Bureau of Standards.**The training of inservice teachers of mathematics** Dr. C. R. Phelps, Program Director, Academic Year Institutes Program, National Science Foundation**Semantic information** Dr. C. J. Maloney, Bio-mathematics Division, U.S. Army, CmlC Biological Laboratories, Fort Detrick, MD**The algebra program in the Soviet Union** Professor G. H.Miller, State Teachers College at Towson**Evolving patterns in mathematical research** Dr. F. J. Weyl, Office of Naval Research, Invited Address
## Section Meeting 86: Aberdeen Proving Ground, April 29, 1961**A new characterization of Boolean algebras** Professor J. C. Abbott and Mr. P. R. Kleindorfer, U. S. Naval Academy**On the converging factor for the asymptotic series connected with the exponential integral** Dr. F. D. Murnaghan, and Dr. J. W. Wrench, Jr., Applied Mathematics Laboratory, David Taylor Model Basin, Washington, DC**Two-dimensional slide rule-reduced cubic equation** Mr. C. R. White, Ballistic Research Laboratories, Aberdeen Proving Grounds
**A procedure for determining a family of minimum-cost network flow patterns** Mr. R. G. Busacker, Johns Hopkins University**Asymptotic behavior in a problem of subsidence** Mr. J. H. Giese, Ballistic Research Laboratories, Aberdeen Proving Ground**On relation of distribution functions to the one-step functions** Dr. Ceslovas Masaitis, Ballistic Research Laboratories, Aberdeen Proving Ground
## Section Meeting 87: Catholic University of America, December 2, 1961**Infinite periodic sequences of l's and -l's** Professor J. P. Hoyt, U. S. Naval Academy**Algebra for freshmen** Professor Jean-Pierre Meyer, Johns Hopkins University**On the mean value theorem of the differential calculus** Dr. J. B. Diaz, Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Applied Mathematics, University of Maryland**Methods of message compression** Mr. W. H. Land, Jr., IBM Communications Center, Federal Systems Division, Rockville, MD**Introducing Frederick College** Professor J. M. Long, Frederick College, VA**Some nomograms in conventional dynamic astronomy** Mr. C. R. White, Aberdeen Proving Ground**Some aspects of a calculation of 𝜋 to 100,000 decimals** Dr. Daniel Shanks and Dr. J. W. Wrench, Jr., Department of the Navy, David Taylor Model Basin, Washington, DC**Semantic information** Mr. C. J. Maloney, U. S. Army Chemical Corps, Fort Detrick, MD**Developing city-wide mathematics examinations** Miss Carol V. McCamman, Calvin Coolidge High School, Washington, D. C.**Report on the Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America at Stillwater, Oklahoma, August 1961** Dr. C. H. Frick, U. S. Naval Weapons Laboratory, Dahlgren, VA
## Section Meeting 88: U. S. Naval Weapons Laboratory, Dahlgren, VA, April 28, 1962**Vector lattice analogues of two well known theorems** Mr. J. C. MacPherson, U. S. Naval Academy**Monte Carlo synthesis of computer subroutines** Dr. Carl Hammer and Mr. L. G. Green, Radio Corporation of America, Washington, DC**Maxima and minima without calculus** Professor Emeritus L. R. Ford, Illinois Institute of Technology**Rational approximations of several functions in the complex plane** Dr. A. V. Hershey, U. S. Naval Weapons Laboratory, Dahlgren, VA**A simple proof of A. Grothendieck and L. Schwartz's theorem on kernels** Dr. Witold Bogdanowicz, University of Maryland**General linear approximations and general integration rules** Dr. E. W. Schwiderski, U. S· Naval Weapons Laboratory, Dahlgren, VA**Renewal polynomials** Mr. Harold Kaplan, U. S. Naval Academy
## Section Meeting 89: Howard University, December 8, 1962**Interpolation with divided differences adapted to a high speed digital computer** Mrs. F. Marion Clarke, Bendix Radio Division, Baltimore, MD**New directions in smoothing** F. H. Ditto, IBM Corporation, Washington, DC**Completely mixed matrix games** Dr. A. J. Goldman, National Bureau of Standards**Functional iterates** Dr. Rufus Isaacs, Institute for Defense Analyses, Washington, DC**A research program for undergraduates** Professor J. C. Abbott, U. S. Naval Academy, Invited Address**The inverse operator in the group of multiplicative arithmetic functions** Professor J. E. Shockley, College of William and Mary**Continuity of random processes** Professor E. J. McShane, University of Virginia**The mathematical solution for a nonhomogeneous linear partial differential equation derived from a heat conduction problem** H. E. Castro, Dahlgren, VA**Representation theory for implication algebra** Midshipman W. Heard, U. S. Naval Academy
## Section Meeting 90: United States Naval Academy, April 27, 1963**Tailgater, a simultaneous compiler** Professor H. Kaplan, U. S. Naval Academy**A theory of primes and Cramer's conjecture** Commander F. B. Correia, USN, U.S. Naval Academy**Convex metrics** Dr. Christoph Witzgall, National Bureau of Standards**Error analysis of the magnetic attitude prediction program for the Tiros satellites** W. H. Land, Jr., IBM Corporation, Bethesda, MD**A least squares unit vector per,pendicular to a given set of vectors** H. E. Castro, U. S. Naval Weapons Laboratory, Dahlgren, VA**Ship location by means of an acoustic range** Professor R. P. Bailey, U.S. Naval Academy.**A theorem on convex programming** Dr. A. ]. Goldman, National Bureau of Standards**Men and Mathematics: a Plea for the Historical Sense in Mathematics** Dr. Philip J. Davis, National Bureau of Standards, Invited Address
## Section Meeting 91: American University, December 14, 1963**The existence of connected graphs with prescribed degrees** Jack Edmonds, National Bureau of Standards**Modified metric postulates for geometry** Professor J. E. Lebel, Georgetown University**Optimal matchings and degree-constrained subgraphs** A. J. Goldman, National Bureau of Standards**A remark on the contraction theorem** Philip Meyers, National Bureau of Standards**Inversion formulae for characteristic functions of absolutely continuous distributions** Professor E. Lukacs, Catholic University of America**The properties of Zassenhaus refinement in groups and lattices** Professor L. Janos, George Washington University**Controlled quadrature** Irvin Roman, U. S. Geological Survey, Retired, Baltimore, MD**Elementary Analysis in Modern Language** Dr. F. Joachim Weyl, Office of Naval Research, Invited Address
## Section Meeting 92: Westinghouse Defense Center, May 2, 1964**Calculus of variations solution for minimum energy transfer between two coplanar circular orbits** W. H. Land, Jr., IBM Federal Systems Division, Rockville, MD**A generalization of Rennie's inequality** A. ]. Goldman, Operations Research Section, National Bureau of Standards**Computer assisted instruction in mathematics** Joseph Hilsenrath, National Bureau of Standards**A note on the use of the Laplace trans!orm and initial conditions in the solution of a system of linear differential equations** F. Marion Clarke-Carroll, Westinghouse Electric Corporation**A new definition of the derivative and some of its consequences** R. M. Sorensen, Applied Physics Laboratory, The Johns Hopkins University**Information Theory** Brockway McMillan, Under Secretary of the Air Force for Research and Development, Invited Address**On the converging factor for the probability integral** F. D. Murnaghan , David Taylor Model Basin**An integral involving the product of two Legendre polynomial derivatives** Abolghassem Ghaffari, NASA, Goddard Space Fight Center**Curves all of whose circumscribed equiangular n-gons are regular** Michael Goldberg, Washington, DC**Apportionment of the United States House of Representatives** C. H. W. Sedgewick, Bureau of the Census
## Section Meeting 93: Goucher College, November 21, 1964**On the number of non-equivalent types of triple-systems of order N ≥ 15** V. Bohun-Chudyniv, Morgan State College**Remarks on relaxation methods and computers** M. N. McAllister, Towson, MD**Sifting properties of singularity functions in the solution of linear differential equations** F. Marion Clarke-Carroll, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Baltimore, MD**Mathematical Theory in Optimization Techniques** Walker H. Land, Jr., IBM, Bethesda, MD**Another look at the so-called Andoyer-Lambert Distance Formulas** Paul D. Thomas, Coast and Geodetic Survey**The application of functional analysis to the solution of differential and integral equations** Seymour Goldberg, University of Maryland, Invited Address**The converse of Banach's contraction theorem** Philip R. Meyers, National Bureau of Standards**Some observations on mathematics in the Middle East** Daniel B. Lloyd, District of Columbia Teachers College**A variant of the two-dimensional Riemann integral** A. J. Goldman, National Bureau of Standards**Commutative semi-groups and pseudo-inverses** Kenneth D. Taylor, Army Map Service
## Section Meeting 94: University of Maryland, May 1, 1965**The aims and purposes of the Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics of the Mathematical Association of America** Samuel Eilenberg, Columbia University, Invited Address**Question and discussion period**
**What Graduate Schools in the Area Expect of New Students, Panel discussion** Gustav B. Hensel, Catholic University of America; John D. Miller, University of Virginia; Bruce Reinhart, University of Maryland**Question and Discussion period**
## Section Meeting 95: Howard University, December 4, 1965This section meeting was shared with theLecture Series in Differential Equations, sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific research and the Joint Graduate Consortium of American, Catholic, George Washington, Georgetown, and Howard Universities and the University of Maryland. All talks were invited.
**Dynamical Theory of Transformation Groups** Walter Gottschalk, Wesleyan University**Classification and Representation of Dynamical Systems** Shizuo Kakutani, Yale University**Problems in Dynamical Systems Arising in Probabalistic Analysis** Gian-Carlo Rota, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
## Section Meeting 96, College of William and Mary, April 30, 1966**The bouncing ball does come to rest** W. J. Young, Emory and Henry College**Application of a differential technique to a difference system** A. L. Deal, III, Virginia Military Institute**A theorem on additive arithmetical junctions** R. L. Robinson, U. S. Army**On trigonometric matrices and their applications** G. J. Etgen, Headquarters, NASA, Washington, DC**An example of optimal control** G. S. Jones, Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Applied Mathematics, University of Maryland, Invited Address**On the original Malfatti problem** Michael Goldberg, Bureau of Naval Weapons, U.S. Navy**Plane symmetry groups** C. M. Makepeace, National Civil Defense Computer Facility, Olney, MD**Statistical validation of mathematical computer routines** Carl Hammer, UNIVAC, Washington, DC
## Section Meeting 97: Georgetown University, December 10, 1966Concurrent Session I**Minimum number of subsets to distinguish individual elements** P. R. Meyers, National Bureau of Standards**A note on the Pell equation** Paul Devine, Jr., George Washington University**An extension of Rainville' s classification of simple polynomial sets** Sister Mary Seraphine Bennett, Mt. Saint Agnes College
**A note on abelian p-groups and their endomorphism rings** Eleanor Green Dawley, Hampton Institute**Ideals and filters** C. E. Aull, Virginia Polytechnic Institute**The solution of the Dirichlet problem for Poisson's equation by finite difference methods** E. Hubbard, Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Applied Mathematics, University of Maryland**Asymptotic analysis of a first-moment integral and its derivatives** A. J. Goldman, National Bureau of Standards**Stability of nonlinear nonautonomoits systems by the strobosco pic method** Abolghassem Ghaffari, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD**Let's modernize the teaching of modern mathematics** G. L. Engel, U. S·Naval Weapons Laboratory, Dahlgren, VA**Systems of non-linear equations** M. A. Hyman, IBM Corporation, Gaithersburg, Maryland
A General Curriculum in Mathematics for CollegesProfessor M. Gweneth Humphreys, Randolph-Macon Woman's College Professors W. L. Duren, University of Virginia J. A. Hummel, University of Maryland G. S. Quinn, The American University |

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