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## Talks Given at Section Meetings, 1977-1986## Section Meeting 118: University of Maryland, April 30, 1977Invited AddressAberrancy: A Geometric Interpretation of the Third DerivativeSteven H. Schot, American University **Reflections on mathematical talent, An exercise in the Verstehen approach** J. Fang, Old Dominion University**An interesting recurrence relation arising from a problem in optical physics** D. W. Lozier, National Bureau of Standards**A brief look at some generalizations of first countability** D. A. Schedler, Virginia Commonwealth University**Unstable polyhedral structures** Michael Goldberg, Washington, DC**There are no unusual normed vector spaces in which bounded subsets are basically bounded** R. A. Herrmann, U.S. Naval Academy**Euclid' s notion of numbers** S. S. Kutler, St. John 's College**An approximation to Dawson' s integral** T. S. Schreiber, Consultant, Fairfax, VA**Geometry without triangle congruence** C. J. Maloney, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare**An integral inequality through rearrangements** John Milcetich, University of the District of Columbia**Remarks on the binary Euclidean algorithm** G. W. Reitwiesner , Silver Spring, Maryland .**Decoding of MCJ codes** H. M. Beck, Naval Research Laboratory**The Jacchia-Roberts atmospheric model** J. W. Kennedy and M. C. Fan, Computer Sciences Corporation**Approximating e via Cayley's formula** B. L. Golden, University of Maryland
## Section Meeting 119: American University, November 19, 1977Invited AddressOn the relationship between the application of mathematics and the teaching of mathematicsDr. Henry O. Pollak, Bell Laboratories, Past President, MAA Applicable mathematics for employabilityDr. Elizabeth Cuthill, David Taylor Naval Ship Research and Development Center Dr. Carl Hammar, Sperry-Rand Univac Dr. W. J. Shaffer, E. I. Dupont de Nemours John M. Smith, George Mason University, moderator **Entire functions of bounded index—a survey of some recent results** Benjamin Lepson, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory**A transfer device for matrix properties** William P. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy**Topological spaces which can be characterized as the images of a metric space** David A. Schedler, Virginia Commonwealth University**A new method for numerically integrating ordinary differential equations** Thomas S. Schreiber, Fairfax, VA**Some innovations in a psi precalculus course** J. F. Kent, University of Richmond**Chi-square with small expected numbers** Clifford J. Maloney, Food and Drug Administration**A simplified sieve method to determine the set of primes less than the product of the first n primes** Inda Lepson, University of Maryland (retired)**Brouwer and Cowell orbit generation** M. Fan, A. Kopoor, and J. Kennedy, Computer Sciences Corporation
## Section Meeting 120: Virginia State College, April 22, 1978Invited AddressThose neglected cubicsProfessor William M. Sanders, James Madison University **Periodic solutions of the equation y''=f(y)** Nathaniel Withers, University of Richmond**More than you really wanted to know about complete regularity** David A. Schedler, Virginia Commonwealth University**The metamathematics of computer programming** John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory**Cutting the d-cube** Jim Lawrence, National Bureau of Standards**On the history of topological spaces** C. E. Aull, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University**A byway in modern history of recreational mathematics** B. L. Schwartz, Private Consultant**The isoperimetric inequality for curves with self-intersection** Andrew Vogt, Georgetown University**Fisheries stock surplus allocation stochastic models** Ernest Mabrey, U.S. Bureau of the Census**E. E. Kummer's ideal numbers** Charles J. Parry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University**Nonspherical gravitational effects** R. N. Pal, M. Fan, and J. W. Kennedy, Computer Sciences Corporation**A characterization of the adjoint** William P. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy**Space-fillers at sixes and sevens** Michael Goldberg, Washington, DC
## Section Meeting 121: United States Naval Academy, November 18, 1978Invited Address**Mathematics: Where are We Going and What Educators Can Do About It** Alfred B. Willcox, Executive Director, MAA**Some Mathematical Models for One-Variable Calculus Students** Professor Brindel Horelick, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
**How to Cut a Cake Fairly** Walter Stromquist, Falls Church, VA**A Recursive Function for Data Compression and Security** John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory**Learning from Research** Clifford J. Maloney, Bethesda, MD**Functions of Exponential Type are Differences of Functions of Bounded Index** Shantilal N. Shah, Hampton Institute**The Traveling Salesman Problem and Some Variants** Bruce L. Golden, University of Maryland**Representation Theorems for Some Classes of Analytic Functions** Edward J. Moulis, U.S. Naval Academy**Linguistics and Design** Stefan Shrier, Booz, Allen and Hamilton, Inc., Bethesda, MD**Heat Equation in a Metal Bar** Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy**First A.I.D.** Richard L. Eisenman, University of Maryland**The Propositional Calculus of Speech** John C. Baez, Great Falls, VA**Some Relationships Among Digital Filters, Numerical Integration, Digital Simulation and Data Reconstruction** Allen Darling, Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Inc., Bethesda, MD**Thrust Effects on the Orbit Determination Problem** R. N. Pal (presenter) , M. Fan, and J.W. Kennedy, R. L. Smith, Computer Sciences Corporation, Silver Spring, MD**Extensions of Khatri 's Matrix Product** Rana Singh, Virginia State College
## Section Meeting 122: George Mason University, April 21, 1979Panel DiscussionProspects in Mathematical Education in the 1980'sDorothy L. Bernstein, President of the MAA, Goucher College Ron Davis, Northern Virginia Community College Robert L. Wilson, Jr., Washington and Lee University Joseph F. Kent, University of Richmond, (moderator) **The Program of the Joint Board on Science and Engineering Education for the Greater Washington Area** Joseph Leep, Washington Academy of Sciences**Generating Binary Operations** William P. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy**Re-Teaching Mathematics** Vera R. Grandlund, University of Virginia**Extrema for Functions of Several Variables** Charles H. Heiberg, U.S. Naval Academy**The Placement Testing Program of the MAA** Richard H. Pros , College of William and Mary**Mathematics for Economists: A Two Course Sequence** Richard P. Rozek, The FTC and the University of Pittsburg**An Application of Probability to the Politics of Richmond, Virginia** Milton P. Eisner and Forrest B. Wall, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College**The Bias of a Popular But Not So Random Card Shuffle** David P. Robbins, Washington and Lee University**Counting I.abeled Trees** Louis W. Shapiro, Howard University**Physical Properties of the Fundamental Curves** Allen Barwick, Woodrow Wilson High School**An Application of Markov Processes to the Time Development of Systems** Joseph T. Siewick, University of Maryland**Some Unsolved Variants of the Traveling Salesman Problem** Bruce Golden and Arjang Assad, University of Maryland Student Centered Program**MAA Film: Cycloidal Curves or Tales from the Wanklenberg Woods**
**Is Reincarnation Mathematically Inevitable?** Arthur Charlesworth, University of Richmond**How Students Can Do "Research"** Allen Barwick, Woodrow Wilson High School (DC)**Math and Careers** Richard Bolstein, George Mason University=
## Section Meeting 123: Prince George's Community College, Fall, 1979## Section Meeting 124: University of Richmond, April 12, 1980Invited AddressOptimal Strategies for SportsProfessor Leonard Gillman, Treasurer of the MAA ## Section Meeting 125: Goucher College, November 14-15, 1980Invited AddressThe Applied Mathematics Program at Carnegie-Mellon University: A Blend of Traditional and Professional TrainingDr. Riohard MacCamy, Carnegie-Mellon University **What's Happening at the Two Year Colleges?** William Sweeter, Montgomery College**Preparing Students for a Career as a Nonacademic Mathematical** Marjorie Stein, U.S. Postal Service
**Opportunities in Mathematics for Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped** Martha Ross Redden, American Association for the Advancement of Science**Election Year Mathematics** Robert Lewand, Goucher College**Numerical Analyses: Practice and Pitfalls** Diane O'Leary, University of Maryland**Approximation of Functions of Several Variables** Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins College**Comparison of Some Mathematical Programning Techniques: Linear Programming Software Testing** Ernest Maybrey, Department of Energy**Compacted Equipartition Yields, Planck's Law, Etc.** H. John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory**Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Parameters Using Data Grouped in Overlapping Intervals** J. Van Bowen, University of Richmond**Implicit Enumeration of the Resource Control Problem Using T-Sets** Wilfred Candler, World Bank**A Path-Following Method for Obtaining a Connected Component of the Solution Surface of a ConnectionDiffusion Model in Fluid Flow** Raymond Mejia, National Institutes of Health**Application of Ridge Regression in Fishery Statistics** Ronald Dick and Sudhamay Basu, Chi Associates Inc.**A Real Quarter-World Application of Mathematics** Coline Makepeace, Federal Emergency Management**A Linear Programming Model for Optimal Protocol Design** J.F. Heafner and Fran Nielson, National Bureau of Standards**A New System for Traffic Simulation** Guido Radelat and George Tiller, Federal Highway Administration**How to Win at Chuck-a-Luck** Michael Chamberlain, U.S. Naval Academy**Mathematical Foundations of Computer-Assisted Analysis** William Kurator, Department of Energy**The New Russian Linear Programming Algorithm** James Falk, George Washington University**Calculus with the Computer** Ted Benac, U.S. Naval Academy**Developing Classroom Applications of Mathematics at the University of Maryland** Mary Myerson, University of Maryland**The Interdisciplinary Program in Applied Mathematics at the University of Maryland** Peter Wolfe, University of Maryland**Introductory Probability and Statistics with the Computer** John Turner, U.S. Naval Academy**Conflict Monitoring Model for Route Spacing in the High Altitude Airspace** Arthur Smith, The MITRE Corporation**Sensitivity Analysis of the High Altitude Conflict Monitoring Model** Dana Hall, The MITRE Corporation**Determining Efficient Transportation Patterns of Strategic Materials During Industrial Mobilization** Michael Pfetsch, Federal Emergency Management Agency**An Algorithm to Route Jets for Transporting Checks Among Federal Reserve Banks** David McCarthy, Department of Labor, and Y.C. Park, Naval Sealift Command**A Model to Determine Operational Efficiency of Transit Vehicles on Simulated Bus Routes** William Magro and J.L. Huttingar, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Inc**A Simplified Game Theory Model for the Optimum Alarm Level from Nuclear Material Accounting Data** Martin Messinger and S. Mcgleever, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
## Section Meeting 126: College of William and Mary, April 11, 1981Invited AddressDeath on the Highways: Can Mathematics Help?Marcia Sward, Associate Executive Director of the MAA **Teaching Technical Mathematics** Ronald Davis, Northern Virginia Community Colleg e**Computer Use in the Classroom** James Newsom, Tidewater Community College**Teaching Remedial Mathematics** Betty Weissbecker, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College**Computer Assisted Instruction** Edward Huff, Northern Virginia Community College**Math Labs in Two Year Colleges: An Informal Discussion** John Massey, Tidewater Community College**Least-Cost Livestock Feeding Using Ethanol Byproducts** Christopher Reed, TRW, Inc. and Douglas Samuelson, Federal Aviation Administration**An Algorithm to Route Jets for Transporting Checks Among Federal Reserve Banks** David McCarthy, Bureau of Labor Statistics and Y. C. Park, Naval Sealift Command**A Model for Scheduling the Production of Currency** Hosain Ali Mahan, The George Washington University**The Applied Mathematics Laboratory at Towson State University** John Morrison and Martha Siegel, Towson State University**Recommendations of the CUPM Subpanel on Computing** George Engel, Christopher Newport College**Recommendation of the CUPM Subpanel on Modeling** Ralph Disney , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University**Teaching Computer Graphics** Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins College;**A Solution for Rubik's Cube** Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy**Group Norms and the Grading of Chronologies** William Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy**On Sets with Distinct Subset Sums** Paul Stockmeyer, College of William and Mary**Discrete Optimization Using Incremental Analysis** John Drew and Margaret Schaefer, College of William and Mary**MAA Placement Testing** George Lowerre, Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge**Current and Future MAA Activities: An Informal Discussion** Marcia Sward, MAA**Findings of the MAA Committee on Improving Remediation Efforts in the Colleges** Eleanor Green Jones, Norfolk State University**Production and Use of Video Tapes in Developmental Mathematics** Claude Moore, Danville Community College
## Section Meeting 127: George Washington University, Fall, 1981Invited Addresses**The Teaching of Mathematical Problem Solving** Carolyn Maher, Rutgers University**Implications of Prime 80 on Applied Mathematics** Alan Tucker, SUNY at Stony Brook
**The Game of Logic** Gail Kaplan, U.S. Naval Academy**Research into Concepts of Remediation** Gloria Gilmer, National Institute of Education**The Heat Equation on a Metal Bar with Radiating Ends** Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy**Peg Jump Games** William Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy**The Status of Mathematics at NSF** Alvin Thaler, National Science Foundation**How Many Lines in Space Intersect 4 Given Lines** James Stormes, U.S. Naval Academy**Integer Matrices with Integer Inverses** John R. Hanson, James Madison University**The Stand Up Conic** Lee Whitt, Daniel H. Wagner Associates**Mathematics Without Fear** Carol Crawford, U.S. Naval Academy**An Algorithm for Generating all Triangles with Integer Sides and a 60º Angle** Wilbur Hildebrand, Montgomery College**Some Global Metric Theorems** Clifford Maloney**Free Convection Phenomena** Richard Barbieri, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center**A Theorem on Basic Commutators** Anthony Gaglioni, U.S. Naval Academy
**An Actuary—What's That?**
**Mathematics in Space**
**Mathematics: Where Will I Ever Use It?**
**Mathematics - The Language of Science**
## Section Meeting 128: James Madison University, Spring, 1982Invited AddressThe Role of Computer Graphics in the Teaching of MathematicsDavid A. Smith, Duke University **Computer Use in Research in Algebra: A Case History and Some Suggestions** Robert L. Wilson, Jr., Washington and Lee University**A Pick-Minkowski Seive--Rational Approximations** William Sanders, James Madison University**Interactive Computing for a Linear Algebra Course** Garry Helzer, University of Maryland**Geometric Construction of Complex Roots of Quadratic and Cubic Equations** Thomas Tredon, Lord Fairfax Community College, "**Computer Graphics** Stefan Shrier, System Planning Corporation**Goldbach's Conjecture** Ely Dorsey, University of the District of Columbia**The Residues of nn modulo p** Lawrence Somer, Department of Agriculture**Computer Graphics in the Calculus and Pre-Calculus Classroom** Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins College**What is Operations Research?** Ernest Mabrey, Department of Energy**Calculus Computer Programs Using the Graphics Capibility of the Apple Computer** John F.Mahoney, Sidwell Friends School**Calculating the Digits of e** John Turner, U.S. Naval Academy**Abstract Topology and Computer Vision** George M. Reed, U.S. Naval Academy**DFT Algorithm Analysis Using a TimeSharing Computer System** Joseph L. Conroy, Westinghouse Electric Corporation**The Secret of the Pyramid!** Benjamin L. Schwartz, Georgetown University**Mathematicians, The New Revolutionaries** Eli Dorsey, University of the District of Columbia Student Presentations**Numerical Studies of Stellar Structure** Mark Ostrander, James Madison University**Computer Generated Music** Robert Sanders, James Madison University**Rings, Semi-Boolean Algebras, and DASBAMs** Peter P. Haglich, U.S. Naval Academy**A Computer Application to Empirical Logic** Timothy S. Thomas, U. S. Naval Academy**Mathematics is as Real as our Own Consciousness** Catherine Gorini Wadsworth, University of Virginia and Maharishi International University
The HypercubeThomas Banchoff, Brown University ## Section Meeting 129: Gallaudet College, November 12-13, 1982Invited Addresses**The Mathematical Sciences Curriculum K-12: What is Still Fundamental and What is Not?** Marcia Sward, Associate Director of the Mathematical Association of America**Applications of Statistics in the Telecommunications Industry** James Maher, Bell Telephone Labs
**On the Zeros of Riemann's Continuous Non-differentiable Function** Lee Whitt, Daniel H. Wagner Associates**Self-inverse Integer Matrices** Robert Hanson, James Madison University**Measuring the Effectiveness of Computer Networks** Robert Lewand, Goucher College**Algorithm for Singular Value Decomposition** Hoy Booker, American University**Math Anxiety in Minorities** Queen E. Wiggs, University of the District of Columbia**Markov Chains and Work Histories of the Disabled** John Hennessey, Loyola College and the Social Security Administration**Group Theory and Crystallography** George Mackiw, Loyola College**Buckled Polyhedra and Other Developable Surfaces** Michael Goldberg, Washington, DC**Optimization of Cancer Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy** Paul Massell, U.S. Naval Academy**Ancient and Modem Mathematics in the St. John's College Program** Samuel Kutler, St. John's College**Rotationally Invariant Bergman Measures and Subharmonic Functions** Richard B. Tucker, Mary Baldwin College**A Computer Graphics Tutorial** Stefan Shrier, Systems Planning Corporation**Helping Students Improve Their Mathematics Learning Skills** Lewis Hirsch, Rutgers University**Security Algebras for Databases, etc** John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory**Graphical Analysis Methods Applied to Examining the Relationship of Ability and Achievement Variables to Successful Problem Solving** Carolyn Maher, Rutgers University
Jeeps Are Not ScalarsCarmen Castells, Johns Hopkins University ## Section Meeting 130: Thomas Nelson Community College, April 16, 1983Invited AddressHardware, Software, and MathematicsJack Befdler, University of Scranton **Almost Isosceles Pythagorean Triples** William Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy**Environmental Mathematics** Ben Fusaro, Salisbury State College**Constructions in Non-Euclidean Geometry** Geore Ivev, Gallaudet College**What is a Sociology of Mathematics?** J. Fang, Old Dominion University**Wedderburn's Finite Division Algebra Theorem: An Historical Perspective** Karen Parshall, Sweet Briar College**Rudiments of Computational Support Distribution Test Space Topology** Steven Mallis, Eastern Shore Community College**Adjacency Games/ Squares** Craig Bailey, U.S. Naval Academy**Adjacency Games/ Hexagons** Mark Kidwell, U.S. Naval Academy**License Plates and Phone Numbers—Statistics Classroom Learning Tools** Edwin Landauer, General Physics Corporation**Tracking Algorithms Used with Search Radars** Paul Ilacqua, J. S. Lee Associates**Computing Solutions to the Billiard Ball Problem** Brian Shelburne, Sweet Briar College
## Section Meeting 131: University of the District of Columbia, November 18-19, 1983Invited Address**Intuitive and Counterintuitive Mathematics** Warren Page, EditorElect, Two-Year College Mathematics Journal**Undergraduate Mathematics in China** Florence Ashby, Montgomery College Ron Davis. Northern Virginia Community College Gloria Gilmer, National Institute of Education
**On the Classification of Quadric Surfaces** William Sanders, James Madison University**Model Building Using Logistic Regression Analysis Methods—A Look at Some Case Studies** James Maher, AT&T Bell Telephone Labs**Fuzzy Sets and Computer Vision** Bao-Ting Lerner, U.S. Naval Academy**The 203 groups of Order 504** James Alonso, University of the District of Columbia**Compound Perfect Squares and the Method of Trivial Compounding** Caren Diefenderfer, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University**Problem Solving and Construction of Representations** Carolyn Maher, Rutgers, The State University**One Parameter Groups of Homeomorphisms of the Real Line** Andrew Vogt, Georgetown University**A More Successful Precalculus Sequence at an Open Admissions University** Eleanor Grcen Jones, Norfolk State University**Solving the n x n x n Rubik' s Cube** Robb Kocthcr, Hampden-Sydney College**Polyhedral Evolution** Jeff Hrdlicka**But Who Teaches the Teachers?** Ely Uorsey, Lockheed Engineering and Management Services Company**Good Number Sense and 'Expert' Statistics** Richard Eisenman, Chancy Station, Inc**LIBASE: A User's Data Base for Retrieving Mathematical and Scientific Bibliography** John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory**Some Simple Exercises in Complex Analysis** John Milcetich, University of the District of Columbia**The Logistic and Other Population Growth Equations** Paul Massell, U.S. Naval Academy**Applications of Graph Theory to Robotics** Carol Crawford, U.S. Naval Academy**Angle in Geometry** Clifford J. Maloney**Evaluation of a Single Mathematics Placement Test Used to Assist Students in Selecting Entry Level Courses** Margaret Aldrich, Montgomery College, and Elizabeth Teles, Montgomery College**Graphs of the Solutions to the Vibrating String Problem** Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy**Permanent and Hadamard Products** John Chollet, Towson State University**Discrete Mathematics in the First Two Years: An Update of the MAA Panel Activities** Martha Siegel, Towson State University**Some New Results for the M/M/I Queue and its Departure Process** J. R. Hubbard, University of Richmond
## Section Meeting 132: Virginia Commonwealth University, April 13-14, 1984(Joint Meeting with the AMS)Invited Addresses **Interactive Computer Graphics in Differential Geometry Teaching and Research** Thomas F. Banchoff, Brown University**What Kind of Applied Mathematics Goes on in a Large Telecommunications Laboratory?** James McKenna, AT&T Bell Laboratories Special Sessions**Applications of Mathematics from Everyday Life** Edwin G. Landauer, General Physics Corporation**Learning the Structure of Mathematical Concepts and Procedures through the Development of Representations** Carolyn Maher, Rutgers University**Slicing d-Space** William Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy**Who Invented the Computer?** Ben Fusaro, Salisbury State College**Teaching Stochastic Modeling Using Computer Simulation** James Maher, AT&T Bell Laboratories**Nature 's Random Whispers** Richard Eisenman, University of North Florida**What's ADA All About?** Peter Welcher, U.S. Naval Academy**An Old Math Game and a Not So Old Math Game** Frederick Gooding, Trinity College
**E.H. Moore and the Founding of a Mathematical Community in America 1892-1902** Karen Parshall, Sweet Briar College**The Dynamics of Iterates of Maps on the Unit Interval** Paul Massell, U.S. Naval Academy**C.S., O.R., Stat., and All That: Mathematics at the F.B.I.** Richard Sours, Wilkes College and the F.B.I .**How to Schedule a Car Pool** James V. Blowers**Proper Subfields of the Real Numbers** Steve Butcher, U.S. Naval Academy (speaker), Wallace Hamilton and John Milcetich, University of the District of Columbia**Choosing your Words Carefully: A Language Based Approach to Teaching Mathematics** G . Edgar Parker, Pan American University**Generalizations on Computing the Odds of Winning at RISK** Brian Shelburne, Sweet Briar College**An Algorithm for Centers of Quadric Surfaces** William Sanders, James Madison University**Computer Generated Polar Coordinate Graphs** Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy**Extensions of Humber Systems** Robert Hanson, James Madison University**Mathematics and Anti-Submarine Warfare** Lee Whitt, Daniel H. Wagner, Associates**The Use of a Generalization of Snell's Law in Transmission Loss Prediction** Howard S. Burkon, JHU/Applied Physics Laboratory**Using a Square Root Approximation to Introduce Concepts of Numerical Analysis** Richard E. Allan, Virginia Commonwealth University
The Design and Implementation of an Interpreter for the Functional Language LISPAnthony C. Barrett, James Madison University ## Section Meeting 133: United States Naval Academy, November 9-10, 1984Invited Addresses**Shakespeare or Bacon? Submarine or Whale?** Herbert Wilf, University of Pennsylvania**Mathematics and the Art of Escher** Doris Schattschneider, Moravian College; Editor Mathematics Magazine
An Introduction to the Mathematical Foundations of Computer GraphicsGerald Porter, University of Pennsylvania Papers **Applications of Jacobi's Method for Computing Singular Values** T. Hoy Booker, Gallaudet College**Computers in the Mathematics .Classroom: A Good Idea? Maybe** Ephraim Salins, Montgomery College**An Extension of Euler's Theorem** William Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy**TEAM (Teaching Experiential Applied Mathematics)** John Smith, George Mason University**Percolation in Continuous Systems** James R. Kirkwood, Sweet Briar College**Teaching a Calculus of Programming** Harlan D. Mills, IBM and University of Maryland**Inertial Flight Instruments: Mathematics Applied to Flight Training Simulations: A Case Study** Tom Allen, Sperry Corporation**L2 on the Unit Circle: Which Rotationally Invariant Subspaces are Hardy-like?** Richard B. Tucker, Mary Baldwin College**Computer Science Curricula: Where's the Math?** Richard W. Dillman, Western Maryland College**Sine, Cosine, and Binomial Coefficients** Michael Hoffman, U.S. Naval Academy**Ring Theory and Exact Integer Arithmetic** George Mackiw, Loyola College**Using the Computer Package SAS in an Undergraduate Course** Raymond Geremia, Goucher College**A Monte Carlo Simulation Involving Alzheimer's Disease** John C. Hennessey, Loyola College**Pursuit Games** Young Lee, Student, Goucher College**Mathematics Liberally Applied for/by the Non-Mathematics Major** Sister Helen Christensen, Loyola College**Hyperbolic Boundary Value Problems Solved by Special Functions Methods** Peter McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy**Optimum Strategy for a Two Person Poker Game** Laura Lamb, Student, Goucher College**Synthesizing the Discrete and Continuous: A Potential First Year College Math Course** Stephen B. Seidman and Michael D. Rice, George Mason University**A Moth to the Flame and RMS Without Calculus** Robert A Maynard, Tidewater Community College**Guessing a Number with Lying** Susan Emily Imber, Student, Goucher College**An Application Course for the Terminal Mathematics Student** Thomas Sonnabend, Trinity College**Subparticles and Their Mathematical Generation** Robert A. Herrmann, U. S. Naval Academy**Tax Brackets, Loans and Defective Interest Rates** John Milcetich, University of the District of Columbia**Are the Japanese Really Ahead in Mathematics Education?** Donald R. Peeples, Mary Washington College**Pragmatics, Transactions, and Consensic Logics: Applications in Programming Languages and Artificial Intelligence** John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory
**Highway Slope Design**
**Hours of Daylight**
**Aircraft Sidestep Maneuver**
## Section Meeting 134: Hollins College, April 27, 1985Invited AddressHow to Factor a NumberCarl Pomerance, 1984 Chauvenet Prize Winner, University of Georgia Writing Mathematics Programs for the IBMPCDavid Schneider, University of Maryland **True BASIC: A New Programming Language for the IBM** Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy**A Property of the Unit Digits of the Fibonacci Sequence** Herta Freitag, Hollins College**An Illustration of Computer Learning** Bob Lewand, Goucher College**A Geometric Treatment of the Concept of Means** William Sanders, James Madison University**Partial Fractions: Classical, Efficient Method -- Now Complete** Donald R. Peeples, Mary Washington College**The Mathematical Competition of Modeling -- One School's Experience** Alice T.Williams, Southern Seminary Junior College**My Ten Years Last Summer at IFRICS (Institute for Retraining in Computer Science** Frederic Gooding, Goucher College**Results of the 1985 Math Competition in Modeling** Ben Fusaro, Salisbury State**Groups of order q3,p** James Alonso, University of the District of Columbia**Estimating Tornado Windspeed Probabilities: Empirical, Theoretical, and Subjective Perspectives** Bob Abbey, Office of Naval Research and Mary Kay Abbey, Montgomery College**Geometry 's Cinderella** C. J. Maloney, Retired, National Institute of Health**On Fermat d-Pseudoprimes** Lawrence Somer, George Washington University**Integer Solution of c = √a**^{2}+ b^{2}- 2ab(p/q) and Nice Law of Cosine Problems Wilbur Hildebrand, Montgomery College**Pell like Equations** William Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy**Independent Weightings in the Ball Weighing/Fake Coin Problem** Ray Hancock, Emory and Henry College**A Non-Elegant Way of Expressing the nth Power of the Golden Ratio** Herta T.Freitag, Hollins College
**Probabilistic Analysis of a Numerical Method for Finding Zeros of a Function** Arthur Benjamin, Johns Hopkins University**The Experience and the Product of a COMAP Winner-- Modeling in Animal Populations** John Kent, Dan McCaffey, and Mike Caulfield, advised by John August, Mount Saint Mary 's College**Some Results on the Period and the Restricted Period of the Fibonacci Series Mod-P** Anna Werner, American University**The Independence of Certain Ascoli Theorems** David A . Lamb, George Mason University**Some New Results Regarding Primitive Roots Modulo a Prime** Steve Bonner, American University
**Highway Slope Design**
**Hours of Daylight**
**Aircraft Sidestep Maneuver**
## Section Meeting 135: Montgomery College, Rockville, November 15-16, 1985Invited Addresses**Applied Mathematics in Design: the Role of Graphics** Harry W. Mclaughlin, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute**What is Discrete Algorithmic Mathematics?** Stephen Maurer, Swarthmore College Workshop Some Reasonable Objectives of a Discrete Mathematics Course Walter Meyer, Adelphi University
**An Algorithmic Study of Latin Squares and Frequency Squares** Larry J. Brant, National Institute of Health, National Institute on Aging**Some First Hand Observations of Mathematics Education in the Soviet Union** Daniel Benice, Montgomery College, Rockville**Homotopy Continuation Methods for Satellite Trajectory Estimation** Richard Smith, Computer Sciences Corp.**Singularities of Jacobi Series Expansions in Two Complex Variables** Peter McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy**Report of Discrete Mathematics Workshop sponsored by AMATYC and the Sloan Foundation** Elizabeth Teles, Montgomery College, Takoma Park**Teaching the General College Mathematics Student About Algebra in One Week** Thomas Sonnabend, Trinity College**Vibrations of a Nonlinear String** Reza Malek-Madani , U.S. Naval Academy**Moments of Spheres by Symmetry** Bruce Parry, EPL Analysis**Discrete Mathematics with Finite Difference Equations** James T. Sandefur, Georgetown University**Building Math Confidence** Margaret Aldrich, Anne Groves, Robert Wiley, Montgomery College, Takoma Park**Vibrating Springs and Strings and Things** Howard Penn. U.S. Naval Academy**Characteristic Classes of Foliations** Ira Moskowitz. Center for Naval Analyses**Whkh Card to Lead** Craig Bailey, U.S. Naval Academy**Envelopes Via the PC** William Sanders, James Madison University**Positive Integer Solutions of the Descartes Circle Equations** William J. Berger, University of the District of Columbia**Mathematics Curriculum of the First Two Years: A Report from the Sloan-Funded Schools and Others** Martha Siegel, Towson State**Loops in 4-Regular Plane Graphs** Bruce Richter, U.S. Naval Academy**The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem Without Calculus** Robert Maynard, Tidewater Community College**Modeling Io's Volcano** Bernice Kastner, University of Maryland**Representation of Certain Integers in Terms of Sums of Lucas Numbers** Herta Freitag, Hollins College**On the Possible Orders of Integer Matrices** Bob Hanson, James Madison University**Progranmable Programming Discrete Mathematics** Robert Krzywiec**Open Forum: Should Our Section Become Involved in Issues Relating to Elementary and High School Math Education?** Robert Lewand, Moderator, Goucher College**Some Applications of Pure Mathematics at the Census Bureau** Mary Mulry-Liggan. Bureau of Census, Statistical Research Division**A Result on Symmetric Polynomials** Klaus Fischer, George Mason University
The Experience and the Product of a COMAP Winner - Modeling in Animal PopulationsMike Caulfield, John Kent, Dan McCaffrey, Students; John August, Advisor, Mount Saint Mary's College ## Section Meeting 136: Mary Washington College, April 26, 1986Invited Addresses**The Use of a Symbol Manipulation Program (muMath) to Refocus Calculus on Concepts** Kathleen Heid, Pennsylvania State University**Machine Intelligence in a Problem-Solving Context** Stefan Shrier, Grumann-CTEC, Inc.
**Semi-Intelligent Computer Assisted Instruction Model** Nimer F. Baya'a, American University**Right Brain, Left Brain, and No Brain: Matching Styles of Learning with Styles of Teaching** Robert F. Abbey, Office of Naval Research and Mary Kay Abbey, Montgomery College**The Evolution of Random Search Trees** Hosam M. Mahmoud, George Washington University**Not Pitchers** Mark Kidwell, U.S. Naval Academy**Teach Beginning Calculus with a Numerical Emphasis** Edgar Parker, James Madison University**Initializing the Transportation Problem** Benjamin L. Swartz, Collins Communications Systems Division**Results of the 1986 Math Competition in Modeling** Ben Fusaro, Salisbury State**Several Presentations of Sn** William T. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy**A Branch and Bound Algorithm for Integer Programming** Carvel S. Wolfe, U.S. Naval Academy**Design of an X-Ray Telescope for the High Energy Astronomical Observatory** Bernice Kastner, University of Maryland**Composition Roots and Approximate Analytic Roots** Jack E. Clark, Western Maryland College**A Decomposition Theorem for Minkowski Sums of Polytopes** Jim Lawrence, George Mason University**Using LOGO to Explore the Properties of Fractals** Thomas C. McMillan, Radford University**Ties at Rotation** Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy**LP is an "Expert System" for Intricate Probability Problems** Richard Eisenman, University of Maryland, Baltimore**The Eigenvalue Problem for the Dielectric Rod** James P. Coughlin, Towson State University**Using the IBM-PC in the College Math Classroom: Developmental Math through Differential Equations** Mary Kay Abbey and Elizabeth Teles, Montgomery College**Testing for Bioequivalence** Ahmad Mokartin, American University**Spatial Problem Solver and Its Associated Spatial Representation** Douglas Chubb, U.S. Army Signals Warfare Center
**PROLOG and Proof by Analytic Tableaux** Daniel B. Widdis, Student, U.S. Naval Academy**Help! To the Rescue in Rio Rancho!** COMAP Mathematics Competition in Modeling, 1986 Outstanding Paper Maureen Hardy, Mike Irizarry, Stephen Penrice, Students; Andrew Vogt, Faculty Advisor, Georgetown University
## Section Meeting 137: Loyola College in Maryland, November 21-22, 1986Invited Addresses**Snapshots in Mathematical Decision Making** Harold Reiter, University of North Carolina-Charlotte**Is Discretion the Better Part of Mathematics?** Paul K. Stockmeyer, Department of Computer Science, College of William and Mary Workshop Workshop in Elementary Graph Theory Sister Helen Christensen, Loyola College
**The Effect of Stratification on Testing for Differences in Rate Functions** Richard E. Auer, Loyola College**The Mathematician's Attic: Treasures of the National Collections** Peggy Kidwell, Division of Mathematics, National Museum of American History**The Headless Horseman Rides the Land! or Parstrat! Parity for Strategy with Tactics!** John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory**Orthogonality in Latin and Frequency Squares** Larry J. Brant and·Joseph H. Hohman, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging**Mereologic Relations and an Associated Graph-Theory Problem** A. J. Goldman and S. J. Steinsaltz, The John Hopkins University**The Interest Factor as a Time Shift Operator** Clifford J. Maloney, Bethesda, MD**A Simplified Derivation in Reliability Theory** James P. Coughlin, Towson State University, and Robert Baran, U.S. Naval Surface Center**Physics is Legislated by a Cosmogony** Robert A. Herrman, U. S. Naval Academy**Using the Binomial Theorem in Combinatorial Inequalities** Craig Bailey, U. S. Naval Academy**Which Graph Groups have FGIP?** Carl Droms, James Madison University**Tonic Bifurcations in One Dimensional Dynamic Systems** Jack Clark, Western Maryland College**Diagonalization of Complex Symmetric Matrices** Dipa Choudhury, Loyola College**Some Crisis Points in Teaching a Course in Abstract Algebra** G. Edgar Parker, James Madison University**Lancaster' s Square Law in Discrete Variables** Chris Cook and Erik Ruttenburg, U.S. Naval Academy**Mathematical Applications in Automated Cartography - Triangulations in the Plane: An Example of Methods and Theory of Computational Geometry** Alan Saalfeld, Statistical Research Division Bureau of the Census**A Fuzzy Set Definition of Disability** John C. Hennessey, Loyola College**Singularities of Harmonic Functions in Spherical Eulerian Coordinates** Peter A. McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy**Three Especially Interesting Problems for Undergraduates** James J. Corbet and David L. Albig, Radford University**Graph-Theoretic Models for the Liberal Arts Mathematics Course** Sister Helen Christensen, Loyola College**Methods of Apportionment** Suzanne Sands, Goucher College**A Mathematical Model for Risk Assessment** Donald R. Peeples, Mary Washington College**Teaching Differential Equations Without Linear Algebra** Philip E. Luft, Salisbury State College**Generalized Hardy Inequality** Parviz Khajeh-Khalili, Christopher Newport College**Analyzing Liver Tumor Data** Christopher Morrell, Loyola College
Analysis of Jumping GamesArthur Benjamin, Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins University |

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