The Mathematical Association of America
Maryland-District of Columbia-Virginia Section

Talks Given at Section Meetings, 1977-1986

Section Meeting 118: University of Maryland, April 30, 1977
Invited Address
    Aberrancy: A Geometric Interpretation of the Third Derivative
    Steven H. Schot, American University
  1. Reflections on mathematical talent, An exercise in the Verstehen approach
    J. Fang, Old Dominion University
  2. An interesting recurrence relation arising from a problem in optical physics
    D. W. Lozier, National Bureau of Standards
  3. A brief look at some generalizations of first countability
    D. A. Schedler, Virginia Commonwealth University
  4. Unstable polyhedral structures
    Michael Goldberg, Washington, DC
  5. There are no unusual normed vector spaces in which bounded subsets are basically bounded
    R. A. Herrmann, U.S. Naval Academy
  6. Euclid' s notion of numbers
    S. S. Kutler, St. John 's College
  7. An approximation to Dawson' s integral
    T. S. Schreiber, Consultant, Fairfax, VA
  8. Geometry without triangle congruence
    C. J. Maloney, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
  9. An integral inequality through rearrangements
    John Milcetich, University of the District of Columbia
  10. Remarks on the binary Euclidean algorithm
    G. W. Reitwiesner , Silver Spring, Maryland .
  11. Decoding of MCJ codes
    H. M. Beck, Naval Research Laboratory
  12. The Jacchia-Roberts atmospheric model
    J. W. Kennedy and M. C. Fan, Computer Sciences Corporation
  13. Approximating e via Cayley's formula
    B. L. Golden, University of Maryland

Section Meeting 119: American University, November 19, 1977
Invited Address
    On the relationship between the application of mathematics and the teaching of mathematics
    Dr. Henry O. Pollak, Bell Laboratories, Past President, MAA
Panel Discussion
    Applicable mathematics for employability
    Dr. 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
  1. Entire functions of bounded index—a survey of some recent results
    Benjamin Lepson, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
  2. A transfer device for matrix properties
    William P. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
  3. Topological spaces which can be characterized as the images of a metric space
    David A. Schedler, Virginia Commonwealth University
  4. A new method for numerically integrating ordinary differential equations
    Thomas S. Schreiber, Fairfax, VA
  5. Some innovations in a psi precalculus course
    J. F. Kent, University of Richmond
  6. Chi-square with small expected numbers
    Clifford J. Maloney, Food and Drug Administration
  7. 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)
  8. Brouwer and Cowell orbit generation
    M. Fan, A. Kopoor, and J. Kennedy, Computer Sciences Corporation

Section Meeting 120: Virginia State College, April 22, 1978
Invited Address
    Those neglected cubics
    Professor William M. Sanders, James Madison University
  1. Periodic solutions of the equation y''=f(y)
    Nathaniel Withers, University of Richmond
  2. More than you really wanted to know about complete regularity
    David A. Schedler, Virginia Commonwealth University
  3. The metamathematics of computer programming
    John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory
  4. Cutting the d-cube
    Jim Lawrence, National Bureau of Standards
  5. On the history of topological spaces
    C. E. Aull, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  6. A byway in modern history of recreational mathematics
    B. L. Schwartz, Private Consultant
  7. The isoperimetric inequality for curves with self-intersection
    Andrew Vogt, Georgetown University
  8. Fisheries stock surplus allocation stochastic models
    Ernest Mabrey, U.S. Bureau of the Census
  9. E. E. Kummer's ideal numbers
    Charles J. Parry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  10. Nonspherical gravitational effects
    R. N. Pal, M. Fan, and J. W. Kennedy, Computer Sciences Corporation
  11. A characterization of the adjoint
    William P. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
  12. Space-fillers at sixes and sevens
    Michael Goldberg, Washington, DC

Section Meeting 121: United States Naval Academy, November 18, 1978
Invited Address
  1. Mathematics: Where are We Going and What Educators Can Do About It
    Alfred B. Willcox, Executive Director, MAA
  2. Some Mathematical Models for One-Variable Calculus Students
    Professor Brindel Horelick, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  1. How to Cut a Cake Fairly
    Walter Stromquist, Falls Church, VA
  2. A Recursive Function for Data Compression and Security
    John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory
  3. Learning from Research
    Clifford J. Maloney, Bethesda, MD
  4. Functions of Exponential Type are Differences of Functions of Bounded Index
    Shantilal N. Shah, Hampton Institute
  5. The Traveling Salesman Problem and Some Variants
    Bruce L. Golden, University of Maryland
  6. Representation Theorems for Some Classes of Analytic Functions
    Edward J. Moulis, U.S. Naval Academy
  7. Linguistics and Design
    Stefan Shrier, Booz, Allen and Hamilton, Inc., Bethesda, MD
  8. Heat Equation in a Metal Bar
    Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy
  9. First A.I.D.
    Richard L. Eisenman, University of Maryland
  10. The Propositional Calculus of Speech
    John C. Baez, Great Falls, VA
  11. Some Relationships Among Digital Filters, Numerical Integration, Digital Simulation and Data Reconstruction
    Allen Darling, Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Inc., Bethesda, MD
  12. 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
  13. Extensions of Khatri 's Matrix Product
    Rana Singh, Virginia State College

Section Meeting 122: George Mason University, April 21, 1979
Panel Discussion
    Prospects in Mathematical Education in the 1980's
    Dorothy 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)
  1. The Program of the Joint Board on Science and Engineering Education for the Greater Washington Area
    Joseph Leep, Washington Academy of Sciences
  2. Generating Binary Operations
    William P. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
  3. Re-Teaching Mathematics
    Vera R. Grandlund, University of Virginia
  4. Extrema for Functions of Several Variables
    Charles H. Heiberg, U.S. Naval Academy
  5. The Placement Testing Program of the MAA
    Richard H. Pros , College of William and Mary
  6. Mathematics for Economists: A Two Course Sequence
    Richard P. Rozek, The FTC and the University of Pittsburg
  7. An Application of Probability to the Politics of Richmond, Virginia
    Milton P. Eisner and Forrest B. Wall, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
  8. The Bias of a Popular But Not So Random Card Shuffle
    David P. Robbins, Washington and Lee University
  9. Counting I.abeled Trees
    Louis W. Shapiro, Howard University
  10. Physical Properties of the Fundamental Curves
    Allen Barwick, Woodrow Wilson High School
  11. An Application of Markov Processes to the Time Development of Systems
    Joseph T. Siewick, University of Maryland
  12. Some Unsolved Variants of the Traveling Salesman Problem
    Bruce Golden and Arjang Assad, University of Maryland Student Centered Program
  13. MAA Film: Cycloidal Curves or Tales from the Wanklenberg Woods
  14. Is Reincarnation Mathematically Inevitable?
    Arthur Charlesworth, University of Richmond
  15. How Students Can Do "Research"
    Allen Barwick, Woodrow Wilson High School (DC)
  16. 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, 1980
Invited Address
    Optimal Strategies for Sports
    Professor Leonard Gillman, Treasurer of the MAA

Section Meeting 125: Goucher College, November 14-15, 1980
Invited Address
    The Applied Mathematics Program at Carnegie-Mellon University: A Blend of Traditional and Professional Training
    Dr. Riohard MacCamy, Carnegie-Mellon University
"Birds-of-a-Feather" sessions
  1. What's Happening at the Two Year Colleges?
    William Sweeter, Montgomery College
  2. Preparing Students for a Career as a Nonacademic Mathematical
    Marjorie Stein, U.S. Postal Service
  1. Opportunities in Mathematics for Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped
    Martha Ross Redden, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  2. Election Year Mathematics
    Robert Lewand, Goucher College
  3. Numerical Analyses: Practice and Pitfalls
    Diane O'Leary, University of Maryland
  4. Approximation of Functions of Several Variables
    Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins College
  5. Comparison of Some Mathematical Programning Techniques: Linear Programming Software Testing
    Ernest Maybrey, Department of Energy
  6. Compacted Equipartition Yields, Planck's Law, Etc.
    H. John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory
  7. Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Parameters Using Data Grouped in Overlapping Intervals
    J. Van Bowen, University of Richmond
  8. Implicit Enumeration of the Resource Control Problem Using T-Sets
    Wilfred Candler, World Bank
  9. 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
  10. Application of Ridge Regression in Fishery Statistics
    Ronald Dick and Sudhamay Basu, Chi Associates Inc.
  11. A Real Quarter-World Application of Mathematics
    Coline Makepeace, Federal Emergency Management
  12. A Linear Programming Model for Optimal Protocol Design
    J.F. Heafner and Fran Nielson, National Bureau of Standards
  13. A New System for Traffic Simulation
    Guido Radelat and George Tiller, Federal Highway Administration
  14. How to Win at Chuck-a-Luck
    Michael Chamberlain, U.S. Naval Academy
  15. Mathematical Foundations of Computer-Assisted Analysis
    William Kurator, Department of Energy
  16. The New Russian Linear Programming Algorithm
    James Falk, George Washington University
  17. Calculus with the Computer
    Ted Benac, U.S. Naval Academy
  18. Developing Classroom Applications of Mathematics at the University of Maryland
    Mary Myerson, University of Maryland
  19. The Interdisciplinary Program in Applied Mathematics at the University of Maryland
    Peter Wolfe, University of Maryland
  20. Introductory Probability and Statistics with the Computer
    John Turner, U.S. Naval Academy
  21. Conflict Monitoring Model for Route Spacing in the High Altitude Airspace
    Arthur Smith, The MITRE Corporation
  22. Sensitivity Analysis of the High Altitude Conflict Monitoring Model
    Dana Hall, The MITRE Corporation
  23. Determining Efficient Transportation Patterns of Strategic Materials During Industrial Mobilization
    Michael Pfetsch, Federal Emergency Management Agency
  24. An Algorithm to Route Jets for Transporting Checks Among Federal Reserve Banks
    David McCarthy, Department of Labor, and Y.C. Park, Naval Sealift Command
  25. A Model to Determine Operational Efficiency of Transit Vehicles on Simulated Bus Routes
    William Magro and J.L. Huttingar, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, Inc
  26. 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, 1981
Invited Address
    Death on the Highways: Can Mathematics Help?
    Marcia Sward, Associate Executive Director of the MAA
  1. Teaching Technical Mathematics
    Ronald Davis, Northern Virginia Community Colleg e
  2. Computer Use in the Classroom
    James Newsom, Tidewater Community College
  3. Teaching Remedial Mathematics
    Betty Weissbecker, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
  4. Computer Assisted Instruction
    Edward Huff, Northern Virginia Community College
  5. Math Labs in Two Year Colleges: An Informal Discussion
    John Massey, Tidewater Community College
  6. Least-Cost Livestock Feeding Using Ethanol Byproducts
    Christopher Reed, TRW, Inc. and Douglas Samuelson, Federal Aviation Administration
  7. 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
  8. A Model for Scheduling the Production of Currency
    Hosain Ali Mahan, The George Washington University
  9. The Applied Mathematics Laboratory at Towson State University
    John Morrison and Martha Siegel, Towson State University
  10. Recommendations of the CUPM Subpanel on Computing
    George Engel, Christopher Newport College
  11. Recommendation of the CUPM Subpanel on Modeling
    Ralph Disney , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  12. Teaching Computer Graphics
    Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins College;
  13. A Solution for Rubik's Cube
    Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy
  14. Group Norms and the Grading of Chronologies
    William Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
  15. On Sets with Distinct Subset Sums
    Paul Stockmeyer, College of William and Mary
  16. Discrete Optimization Using Incremental Analysis
    John Drew and Margaret Schaefer, College of William and Mary
  17. MAA Placement Testing
    George Lowerre, Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge
  18. Current and Future MAA Activities: An Informal Discussion
    Marcia Sward, MAA
  19. Findings of the MAA Committee on Improving Remediation Efforts in the Colleges
    Eleanor Green Jones, Norfolk State University
  20. Production and Use of Video Tapes in Developmental Mathematics
    Claude Moore, Danville Community College

Section Meeting 127: George Washington University, Fall, 1981
Invited Addresses
  1. The Teaching of Mathematical Problem Solving
    Carolyn Maher, Rutgers University
  2. Implications of Prime 80 on Applied Mathematics
    Alan Tucker, SUNY at Stony Brook
  1. The Game of Logic
    Gail Kaplan, U.S. Naval Academy
  2. Research into Concepts of Remediation
    Gloria Gilmer, National Institute of Education
  3. The Heat Equation on a Metal Bar with Radiating Ends
    Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy
  4. Peg Jump Games
    William Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
  5. The Status of Mathematics at NSF
    Alvin Thaler, National Science Foundation
  6. How Many Lines in Space Intersect 4 Given Lines
    James Stormes, U.S. Naval Academy
  7. Integer Matrices with Integer Inverses
    John R. Hanson, James Madison University
  8. The Stand Up Conic
    Lee Whitt, Daniel H. Wagner Associates
  9. Mathematics Without Fear
    Carol Crawford, U.S. Naval Academy
  10. An Algorithm for Generating all Triangles with Integer Sides and a 60º Angle
    Wilbur Hildebrand, Montgomery College
  11. Some Global Metric Theorems
    Clifford Maloney
  12. Free Convection Phenomena
    Richard Barbieri, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
  13. A Theorem on Basic Commutators
    Anthony Gaglioni, U.S. Naval Academy
MAA Series of Television Tapes: Mathematics at Work in Society
  1. An Actuary—What's That?
  2. Mathematics in Space
  3. Mathematics: Where Will I Ever Use It?
  4. Mathematics - The Language of Science

Section Meeting 128: James Madison University, Spring, 1982
Invited Address
    The Role of Computer Graphics in the Teaching of Mathematics
    David A. Smith, Duke University
  1. Computer Use in Research in Algebra: A Case History and Some Suggestions
    Robert L. Wilson, Jr., Washington and Lee University
  2. A Pick-Minkowski Seive--Rational Approximations
    William Sanders, James Madison University
  3. Interactive Computing for a Linear Algebra Course
    Garry Helzer, University of Maryland
  4. Geometric Construction of Complex Roots of Quadratic and Cubic Equations
    Thomas Tredon, Lord Fairfax Community College, "
  5. Computer Graphics
    Stefan Shrier, System Planning Corporation
  6. Goldbach's Conjecture
    Ely Dorsey, University of the District of Columbia
  7. The Residues of nn modulo p
    Lawrence Somer, Department of Agriculture
  8. Computer Graphics in the Calculus and Pre-Calculus Classroom
    Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins College
  9. What is Operations Research?
    Ernest Mabrey, Department of Energy
  10. Calculus Computer Programs Using the Graphics Capibility of the Apple Computer
    John F.Mahoney, Sidwell Friends School
  11. Calculating the Digits of e
    John Turner, U.S. Naval Academy
  12. Abstract Topology and Computer Vision
    George M. Reed, U.S. Naval Academy
  13. DFT Algorithm Analysis Using a Time­Sharing Computer System
    Joseph L. Conroy, Westinghouse Electric Corporation
  14. The Secret of the Pyramid!
    Benjamin L. Schwartz, Georgetown University
  15. Mathematicians, The New Revolutionaries
    Eli Dorsey, University of the District of Columbia Student Presentations
  16. Numerical Studies of Stellar Structure
    Mark Ostrander, James Madison University
  17. Computer Generated Music
    Robert Sanders, James Madison University
  18. Rings, Semi-Boolean Algebras, and DASBAMs
    Peter P. Haglich, U.S. Naval Academy
  19. A Computer Application to Empirical Logic
    Timothy S. Thomas, U. S. Naval Academy
  20. Mathematics is as Real as our Own Consciousness
    Catherine Gorini Wadsworth, University of Virginia and Maharishi International University
Film Presentation
    The Hypercube
    Thomas Banchoff, Brown University

Section Meeting 129: Gallaudet College, November 12-13, 1982
Invited Addresses
  1. The Mathematical Sciences Curriculum K-12: What is Still Fundamental and What is Not?
    Marcia Sward, Associate Director of the Mathematical Association of America
  2. Applications of Statistics in the Telecommunications Industry
    James Maher, Bell Telephone Labs
  1. On the Zeros of Riemann's Continuous Non-differentiable Function
    Lee Whitt, Daniel H. Wagner Associates
  2. Self-inverse Integer Matrices
    Robert Hanson, James Madison University
  3. Measuring the Effectiveness of Computer Networks
    Robert Lewand, Goucher College
  4. Algorithm for Singular Value Decomposition
    Hoy Booker, American University
  5. Math Anxiety in Minorities
    Queen E. Wiggs, University of the District of Columbia
  6. Markov Chains and Work Histories of the Disabled
    John Hennessey, Loyola College and the Social Security Administration
  7. Group Theory and Crystallography
    George Mackiw, Loyola College
  8. Buckled Polyhedra and Other Developable Surfaces
    Michael Goldberg, Washington, DC
  9. Optimization of Cancer Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy
    Paul Massell, U.S. Naval Academy
  10. Ancient and Modem Mathematics in the St. John's College Program
    Samuel Kutler, St. John's College
  11. Rotationally Invariant Bergman Measures and Subharmonic Functions
    Richard B. Tucker, Mary Baldwin College
  12. A Computer Graphics Tutorial
    Stefan Shrier, Systems Planning Corporation
  13. Helping Students Improve Their Mathematics Learning Skills
    Lewis Hirsch, Rutgers University
  14. Security Algebras for Databases, etc
    John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory
  15. Graphical Analysis Methods Applied to Examining the Relationship of Ability and Achievement Variables to Successful Problem Solving
    Carolyn Maher, Rutgers University
Student Presentation
    Jeeps Are Not Scalars
    Carmen Castells, Johns Hopkins University

Section Meeting 130: Thomas Nelson Community College, April 16, 1983
Invited Address
    Hardware, Software, and Mathematics
    Jack Befdler, University of Scranton
  1. Almost Isosceles Pythagorean Triples
    William Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
  2. Environmental Mathematics
    Ben Fusaro, Salisbury State College
  3. Constructions in Non-Euclidean Geometry
    Geore Ivev, Gallaudet College
  4. What is a Sociology of Mathematics?
    J. Fang, Old Dominion University
  5. Wedderburn's Finite Division Algebra Theorem: An Historical Perspective
    Karen Parshall, Sweet Briar College
  6. Rudiments of Computational Support Distribution Test Space Topology
    Steven Mallis, Eastern Shore Community College
  7. Adjacency Games/ Squares
    Craig Bailey, U.S. Naval Academy
  8. Adjacency Games/ Hexagons
    Mark Kidwell, U.S. Naval Academy
  9. License Plates and Phone Numbers—Statistics Classroom Learning Tools
    Edwin Landauer, General Physics Corporation
  10. Tracking Algorithms Used with Search Radars
    Paul Ilacqua, J. S. Lee Associates
  11. Computing Solutions to the Billiard Ball Problem
    Brian Shelburne, Sweet Briar College

Section Meeting 131: University of the District of Columbia, November 18-19, 1983
Invited Address
  1. Intuitive and Counterintuitive Mathematics
    Warren Page, Editor­Elect, Two-Year College Mathematics Journal
  2. Undergraduate Mathematics in China
    Florence Ashby, Montgomery College Ron Davis. Northern Virginia Community College Gloria Gilmer, National Institute of Education
  1. On the Classification of Quadric Surfaces
    William Sanders, James Madison University
  2. Model Building Using Logistic Regression Analysis Methods—A Look at Some Case Studies
    James Maher, AT&T Bell Telephone Labs
  3. Fuzzy Sets and Computer Vision
    Bao-Ting Lerner, U.S. Naval Academy
  4. The 203 groups of Order 504
    James Alonso, University of the District of Columbia
  5. Compound Perfect Squares and the Method of Trivial Compounding
    Caren Diefenderfer, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  6. Problem Solving and Construction of Representations
    Carolyn Maher, Rutgers, The State University
  7. One Parameter Groups of Homeomorphisms of the Real Line
    Andrew Vogt, Georgetown University
  8. A More Successful Precalculus Sequence at an Open Admissions University
    Eleanor Grcen Jones, Norfolk State University
  9. Solving the n x n x n Rubik' s Cube
    Robb Kocthcr, Hampden-Sydney College
  10. Polyhedral Evolution
    Jeff Hrdlicka
  11. But Who Teaches the Teachers?
    Ely Uorsey, Lockheed Engineering and Management Services Company
  12. Good Number Sense and 'Expert' Statistics
    Richard Eisenman, Chancy Station, Inc
  13. LIBASE: A User's Data Base for Retrieving Mathematical and Scientific Bibliography
    John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory
  14. Some Simple Exercises in Complex Analysis
    John Milcetich, University of the District of Columbia
  15. The Logistic and Other Population Growth Equations
    Paul Massell, U.S. Naval Academy
  16. Applications of Graph Theory to Robotics
    Carol Crawford, U.S. Naval Academy
  17. Angle in Geometry
    Clifford J. Maloney
  18. 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
  19. Graphs of the Solutions to the Vibrating String Problem
    Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy
  20. Permanent and Hadamard Products
    John Chollet, Towson State University
  21. Discrete Mathematics in the First Two Years: An Update of the MAA Panel Activities
    Martha Siegel, Towson State University
  22. 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
  1. Interactive Computer Graphics in Differential Geometry Teaching and Research
    Thomas F. Banchoff, Brown University
  2. What Kind of Applied Mathematics Goes on in a Large Telecommunications Laboratory?
    James McKenna, AT&T Bell Laboratories Special Sessions
  3. Applications of Mathematics from Everyday Life
    Edwin G. Landauer, General Physics Corporation
  4. Learning the Structure of Mathematical Concepts and Procedures through the Development of Representations
    Carolyn Maher, Rutgers University
  5. Slicing d-Space
    William Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
  6. Who Invented the Computer?
    Ben Fusaro, Salisbury State College
  7. Teaching Stochastic Modeling Using Computer Simulation
    James Maher, AT&T Bell Laboratories
  8. Nature 's Random Whispers
    Richard Eisenman, University of North Florida
  9. What's ADA All About?
    Peter Welcher, U.S. Naval Academy
  10. An Old Math Game and a Not So Old Math Game
    Frederick Gooding, Trinity College
  1. E.H. Moore and the Founding of a Mathematical Community in America 1892-1902
    Karen Parshall, Sweet Briar College
  2. The Dynamics of Iterates of Maps on the Unit Interval
    Paul Massell, U.S. Naval Academy
  3. C.S., O.R., Stat., and All That: Mathematics at the F.B.I.
    Richard Sours, Wilkes College and the F.B.I .
  4. How to Schedule a Car Pool
    James V. Blowers
  5. Proper Subfields of the Real Numbers
    Steve Butcher, U.S. Naval Academy (speaker), Wallace Hamilton and John Milcetich, University of the District of Columbia
  6. Choosing your Words Carefully: A Language Based Approach to Teaching Mathematics
    G . Edgar Parker, Pan American University
  7. Generalizations on Computing the Odds of Winning at RISK
    Brian Shelburne, Sweet Briar College
  8. An Algorithm for Centers of Quadric Surfaces
    William Sanders, James Madison University
  9. Computer Generated Polar Coordinate Graphs
    Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy
  10. Extensions of Humber Systems
    Robert Hanson, James Madison University
  11. Mathematics and Anti-Submarine Warfare
    Lee Whitt, Daniel H. Wagner, Associates
  12. The Use of a Generalization of Snell's Law in Transmission Loss Prediction
    Howard S. Burkon, JHU/Applied Physics Laboratory
  13. Using a Square Root Approximation to Introduce Concepts of Numerical Analysis
    Richard E. Allan, Virginia Commonwealth University
Student Presentation
    The Design and Implementation of an Interpreter for the Functional Language LISP
    Anthony C. Barrett, James Madison University

Section Meeting 133: United States Naval Academy, November 9-10, 1984
Invited Addresses
  1. Shakespeare or Bacon? Submarine or Whale?
    Herbert Wilf, University of Pennsylvania
  2. Mathematics and the Art of Escher
    Doris Schattschneider, Moravian College; Editor Mathematics Magazine
    An Introduction to the Mathematical Foundations of Computer Graphics
    Gerald Porter, University of Pennsylvania Papers
  1. Applications of Jacobi's Method for Computing Singular Values
    T. Hoy Booker, Gallaudet College
  2. Computers in the Mathematics .Classroom: A Good Idea? Maybe
    Ephraim Salins, Montgomery College
  3. An Extension of Euler's Theorem
    William Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
  4. TEAM (Teaching Experiential Applied Mathematics)
    John Smith, George Mason University
  5. Percolation in Continuous Systems
    James R. Kirkwood, Sweet Briar College
  6. Teaching a Calculus of Programming
    Harlan D. Mills, IBM and University of Maryland
  7. Inertial Flight Instruments: Mathematics Applied to Flight Training Simulations: A Case Study
    Tom Allen, Sperry Corporation
  8. L2 on the Unit Circle: Which Rotationally Invariant Subspaces are Hardy-like?
    Richard B. Tucker, Mary Baldwin College
  9. Computer Science Curricula: Where's the Math?
    Richard W. Dillman, Western Maryland College
  10. Sine, Cosine, and Binomial Coefficients
    Michael Hoffman, U.S. Naval Academy
  11. Ring Theory and Exact Integer Arithmetic
    George Mackiw, Loyola College
  12. Using the Computer Package SAS in an Undergraduate Course
    Raymond Geremia, Goucher College
  13. A Monte Carlo Simulation Involving Alzheimer's Disease
    John C. Hennessey, Loyola College
  14. Pursuit Games
    Young Lee, Student, Goucher College
  15. Mathematics Liberally Applied for/by the Non-Mathematics Major
    Sister Helen Christensen, Loyola College
  16. Hyperbolic Boundary Value Problems Solved by Special Functions Methods
    Peter McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy
  17. Optimum Strategy for a Two Person Poker Game
    Laura Lamb, Student, Goucher College
  18. Synthesizing the Discrete and Continuous: A Potential First Year College Math Course
    Stephen B. Seidman and Michael D. Rice, George Mason University
  19. A Moth to the Flame and RMS Without Calculus
    Robert A Maynard, Tidewater Community College
  20. Guessing a Number with Lying
    Susan Emily Imber, Student, Goucher College
  21. An Application Course for the Terminal Mathematics Student
    Thomas Sonnabend, Trinity College
  22. Subparticles and Their Mathematical Generation
    Robert A. Herrmann, U. S. Naval Academy
  23. Tax Brackets, Loans and Defective Interest Rates
    John Milcetich, University of the District of Columbia
  24. Are the Japanese Really Ahead in Mathematics Education?
    Donald R. Peeples, Mary Washington College
  25. Pragmatics, Transactions, and Consensic Logics: Applications in Programming Languages and Artificial Intelligence
    John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory
TEAM Learning Modules: Video Presentation and Problem Solving
  1. Highway Slope Design
  2. Hours of Daylight
  3. Aircraft Sidestep Maneuver

Section Meeting 134: Hollins College, April 27, 1985
Invited Address
    How to Factor a Number
    Carl Pomerance, 1984 Chauvenet Prize Winner, University of Georgia
    Writing Mathematics Programs for the IBMPC
    David Schneider, University of Maryland
  1. True BASIC: A New Programming Language for the IBM
    Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy
  2. A Property of the Unit Digits of the Fibonacci Sequence
    Herta Freitag, Hollins College
  3. An Illustration of Computer Learning
    Bob Lewand, Goucher College
  4. A Geometric Treatment of the Concept of Means
    William Sanders, James Madison University
  5. Partial Fractions: Classical, Efficient Method -- Now Complete
    Donald R. Peeples, Mary Washington College
  6. The Mathematical Competition of Modeling -- One School's Experience
    Alice T.Williams, Southern Seminary Junior College
  7. My Ten Years Last Summer at IFRICS (Institute for Retraining in Computer Science
    Frederic Gooding, Goucher College
  8. Results of the 1985 Math Competition in Modeling
    Ben Fusaro, Salisbury State
  9. Groups of order q3,p
    James Alonso, University of the District of Columbia
  10. Estimating Tornado Windspeed Probabilities: Empirical, Theoretical, and Subjective Perspectives
    Bob Abbey, Office of Naval Research and Mary Kay Abbey, Montgomery College
  11. Geometry 's Cinderella
    C. J. Maloney, Retired, National Institute of Health
  12. On Fermat d-Pseudoprimes
    Lawrence Somer, George Washington University
  13. Integer Solution of c = √a2 + b2 - 2ab(p/q) and Nice Law of Cosine Problems
    Wilbur Hildebrand, Montgomery College
  14. Pell like Equations
    William Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
  15. Independent Weightings in the Ball Weighing/Fake Coin Problem
    Ray Hancock, Emory and Henry College
  16. A Non-Elegant Way of Expressing the nth Power of the Golden Ratio
    Herta T.Freitag, Hollins College
Student Papers
  1. Probabilistic Analysis of a Numerical Method for Finding Zeros of a Function
    Arthur Benjamin, Johns Hopkins University
  2. 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
  3. Some Results on the Period and the Restricted Period of the Fibonacci Series Mod-P
    Anna Werner, American University
  4. The Independence of Certain Ascoli Theorems
    David A . Lamb, George Mason University
  5. Some New Results Regarding Primitive Roots Modulo a Prime
    Steve Bonner, American University
TEAM Learning Modules: Video Presentation
  1. Highway Slope Design
  2. Hours of Daylight
  3. Aircraft Sidestep Maneuver

Section Meeting 135: Montgomery College, Rockville, November 15-16, 1985
Invited Addresses
  1. Applied Mathematics in Design: the Role of Graphics
    Harry W. Mclaughlin, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  2. What is Discrete Algorithmic Mathematics?
    Stephen Maurer, Swarthmore College Workshop Some Reasonable Objectives of a Discrete Mathematics Course Walter Meyer, Adelphi University
  1. An Algorithmic Study of Latin Squares and Frequency Squares
    Larry J. Brant, National Institute of Health, National Institute on Aging
  2. Some First Hand Observations of Mathematics Education in the Soviet Union
    Daniel Benice, Montgomery College, Rockville
  3. Homotopy Continuation Methods for Satellite Trajectory Estimation
    Richard Smith, Computer Sciences Corp.
  4. Singularities of Jacobi Series Expansions in Two Complex Variables
    Peter McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy
  5. Report of Discrete Mathematics Workshop sponsored by AMATYC and the Sloan Foundation
    Elizabeth Teles, Montgomery College, Takoma Park
  6. Teaching the General College Mathematics Student About Algebra in One Week
    Thomas Sonnabend, Trinity College
  7. Vibrations of a Nonlinear String
    Reza Malek-Madani , U.S. Naval Academy
  8. Moments of Spheres by Symmetry
    Bruce Parry, EPL Analysis
  9. Discrete Mathematics with Finite Difference Equations
    James T. Sandefur, Georgetown University
  10. Building Math Confidence
    Margaret Aldrich, Anne Groves, Robert Wiley, Montgomery College, Takoma Park
  11. Vibrating Springs and Strings and Things
    Howard Penn. U.S. Naval Academy
  12. Characteristic Classes of Foliations
    Ira Moskowitz. Center for Naval Analyses
  13. Whkh Card to Lead
    Craig Bailey, U.S. Naval Academy
  14. Envelopes Via the PC
    William Sanders, James Madison University
  15. Positive Integer Solutions of the Descartes Circle Equations
    William J. Berger, University of the District of Columbia
  16. Mathematics Curriculum of the First Two Years: A Report from the Sloan-Funded Schools and Others
    Martha Siegel, Towson State
  17. Loops in 4-Regular Plane Graphs
    Bruce Richter, U.S. Naval Academy
  18. The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem Without Calculus
    Robert Maynard, Tidewater Community College
  19. Modeling Io's Volcano
    Bernice Kastner, University of Maryland
  20. Representation of Certain Integers in Terms of Sums of Lucas Numbers
    Herta Freitag, Hollins College
  21. On the Possible Orders of Integer Matrices
    Bob Hanson, James Madison University
  22. Progranmable Programming Discrete Mathematics
    Robert Krzywiec
  23. Open Forum: Should Our Section Become Involved in Issues Relating to Elementary and High School Math Education?
    Robert Lewand, Moderator, Goucher College
  24. Some Applications of Pure Mathematics at the Census Bureau
    Mary Mulry-Liggan. Bureau of Census, Statistical Research Division
  25. A Result on Symmetric Polynomials
    Klaus Fischer, George Mason University
Student Papers
    The Experience and the Product of a COMAP Winner - Modeling in Animal Populations
    Mike Caulfield, John Kent, Dan McCaffrey, Students; John August, Advisor, Mount Saint Mary's College

Section Meeting 136: Mary Washington College, April 26, 1986
Invited Addresses
  1. The Use of a Symbol Manipulation Program (muMath) to Refocus Calculus on Concepts
    Kathleen Heid, Pennsylvania State University
  2. Machine Intelligence in a Problem-Solving Context
    Stefan Shrier, Grumann-CTEC, Inc.
  1. Semi-Intelligent Computer Assisted Instruction Model
    Nimer F. Baya'a, American University
  2. 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
  3. The Evolution of Random Search Trees
    Hosam M. Mahmoud, George Washington University
  4. Not Pitchers
    Mark Kidwell, U.S. Naval Academy
  5. Teach Beginning Calculus with a Numerical Emphasis
    Edgar Parker, James Madison University
  6. Initializing the Transportation Problem
    Benjamin L. Swartz, Collins Communications Systems Division
  7. Results of the 1986 Math Competition in Modeling
    Ben Fusaro, Salisbury State
  8. Several Presentations of Sn
    William T. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
  9. A Branch and Bound Algorithm for Integer Programming
    Carvel S. Wolfe, U.S. Naval Academy
  10. Design of an X-Ray Telescope for the High Energy Astronomical Observatory
    Bernice Kastner, University of Maryland
  11. Composition Roots and Approximate Analytic Roots
    Jack E. Clark, Western Maryland College
  12. A Decomposition Theorem for Minkowski Sums of Polytopes
    Jim Lawrence, George Mason University
  13. Using LOGO to Explore the Properties of Fractals
    Thomas C. McMillan, Radford University
  14. Ties at Rotation
    Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy
  15. LP is an "Expert System" for Intricate Probability Problems
    Richard Eisenman, University of Maryland, Baltimore
  16. The Eigenvalue Problem for the Dielectric Rod
    James P. Coughlin, Towson State University
  17. Using the IBM-PC in the College Math Classroom: Developmental Math through Differential Equations
    Mary Kay Abbey and Elizabeth Teles, Montgomery College
  18. Testing for Bioequivalence
    Ahmad Mokartin, American University
  19. Spatial Problem Solver and Its Associated Spatial Representation
    Douglas Chubb, U.S. Army Signals Warfare Center
Student Papers
  1. PROLOG and Proof by Analytic Tableaux
    Daniel B. Widdis, Student, U.S. Naval Academy
  2. 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, 1986
Invited Addresses
  1. Snapshots in Mathematical Decision Making
    Harold Reiter, University of North Carolina-Charlotte
  2. 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
  1. The Effect of Stratification on Testing for Differences in Rate Functions
    Richard E. Auer, Loyola College
  2. The Mathematician's Attic: Treasures of the National Collections
    Peggy Kidwell, Division of Mathematics, National Museum of American History
  3. The Headless Horseman Rides the Land! or Parstrat! Parity for Strategy with Tactics!
    John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory
  4. Orthogonality in Latin and Frequency Squares
    Larry J. Brant and·Joseph H. Hohman, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging
  5. Mereologic Relations and an Associated Graph-Theory Problem
    A. J. Goldman and S. J. Steinsaltz, The John Hopkins University
  6. The Interest Factor as a Time Shift Operator
    Clifford J. Maloney, Bethesda, MD
  7. A Simplified Derivation in Reliability Theory
    James P. Coughlin, Towson State University, and Robert Baran, U.S. Naval Surface Center
  8. Physics is Legislated by a Cosmogony
    Robert A. Herrman, U. S. Naval Academy
  9. Using the Binomial Theorem in Combinatorial Inequalities
    Craig Bailey, U. S. Naval Academy
  10. Which Graph Groups have FGIP?
    Carl Droms, James Madison University
  11. Tonic Bifurcations in One Dimensional Dynamic Systems
    Jack Clark, Western Maryland College
  12. Diagonalization of Complex Symmetric Matrices
    Dipa Choudhury, Loyola College
  13. Some Crisis Points in Teaching a Course in Abstract Algebra
    G. Edgar Parker, James Madison University
  14. Lancaster' s Square Law in Discrete Variables
    Chris Cook and Erik Ruttenburg, U.S. Naval Academy
  15. 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
  16. A Fuzzy Set Definition of Disability
    John C. Hennessey, Loyola College
  17. Singularities of Harmonic Functions in Spherical Eulerian Coordinates
    Peter A. McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy
  18. Three Especially Interesting Problems for Undergraduates
    James J. Corbet and David L. Albig, Radford University
  19. Graph-Theoretic Models for the Liberal Arts Mathematics Course
    Sister Helen Christensen, Loyola College
  20. Methods of Apportionment
    Suzanne Sands, Goucher College
  21. A Mathematical Model for Risk Assessment
    Donald R. Peeples, Mary Washington College
  22. Teaching Differential Equations Without Linear Algebra
    Philip E. Luft, Salisbury State College
  23. Generalized Hardy Inequality
    Parviz Khajeh-Khalili, Christopher Newport College
  24. Analyzing Liver Tumor Data
    Christopher Morrell, Loyola College
Student Paper
    Analysis of Jumping Games
    Arthur Benjamin, Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins University

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