
Talks Given at Section Meetings, 19871996
Section Meeting 138: Salisbury State College, June 13, 1987
Invited Address
How NOT to Run a Mathematics Microcomputer Lab
Lawrence S. Husch, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Papers
 Diagonalization over Commutative Rings
William P. Wardlaw and R. Bruce Richter, U.S. Naval Academy
 Using Computer Graphics to Teach Complex Variables
Lawrence Crone, The American University
 A Survey Course on Dynamical Systems
Paul B. Massell, U.S. Naval Academy
 The Sequential Database Model
Michael Frame, The American University
 Learning to Learn Mathematics: A OneCredit Course
Elizabeth Shearn and Sally Wilding, University of Maryland
 Statistics Without Random Variables
E. Lee May, Jr., Salisbury State College
 How to Use the Computer to Enhance the Teaching of Calculus
Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy
 Favoring the Favorite: The UnAmerican Qualities of Tennis Scoring and Analysis of a Big Shot Strategy
G. Edgar Parker, James Madison University
 Edgedistinguishing Map Coloring
Daniel Ullman, The George Washington University
 Dimension of Plane Regions: Integer and Fractional
E. Sharon Jones, Towson State University
 Teaching About Combinations Without Permutations
Philip E. Luft, Salisbury State College
Section Meeting 139: Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria, November 1314, 1987
Invited Addresses
 Links and New Ideas
Bernard L. Madison, University of Arkansas and National Academy of Sciences
 Calculus with Algebraic, Numerical, and Graphical Computing
Paul Zorn, St. Olaf College and Purdue University
 The NSF Initiative in Calculus and Other Educational Programs
Louise Raphael, National Science Foundation
Workshop
Differential Equations Software
Howard Penn. and Jim Buchanan, U.S. Naval Academy
Papers
 Minimum Dimension for Matrices of Order n
J. R. Hanson, James Madison University
 On The Road with Maryland's Lean and Lively Nukes
Richard Leo Eisenman, Rand Corporation & UMUC and Linda Mint, University of Maryland, University College
 A Fast Route to Spectral Decomposition and Matrix Canonical Forms, Starting with the Cauchy Integral
Jack Clark, Western Maryland College
 Mathematics Accountability or Legislative Reform
John T. Taylor, Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL
 How Many Angles?
Clifford J. Maloney, Bethesda, MD
 New Uniform Asymptotic Series for Legendre Functions on the Cut
Alexander S. Elder, U.S. Army Ballistic Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground
 A History of Topics in First Semester Calculus
Thomas Sonnabend, Montgomery College
 The Electronic Journal
James P. Coughlin, Towson State University
 Dominant Stroke Analysis: Relief from the Numbers
G. Edgar Parker, James Madison University
 How Asymptotic Expansions of a Function f(z) Can Lead to More Accurate Approximations than the Convergent Series that Defines f(z)
William D. Reddy, U.S. Army Ballistic Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground.
 Calculus via Music, Humor, Video, Food, and Other Morsels
Andre A. Bulleri , Howard Community College
 An Easy Method for Proving Some Hard Binomial Identities
Lou Shapiro, Howard University
 A Historical Approach to Calculus
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia
 Calculus, Discrete Mathematics and Signal Processing
John Schmeelk, Virginia Commonwealth University
 Pupils, Pedagogs, and Problem Solving: Results from Recent Research Projects
V. M. Camerlengo, The George Washington University
 Sofya Kovalevsky, Woman of Mathematics
Marcelle Bessman, Frostburg State College
 Computer Software for Calculus Instruction
Jonathan Wilkin, Northern Virginia Community College
 How to Inspire Differential Calculus through the Use of Discrete Dynamical Systems
James Sandefur, Georgetown University
 Getting into Abstract Algebra: Quotient Groups and Other Related Topics
Eddie Boyd, Jr., University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
Section Meeting 140: Mount Saint Mary's College, April 23, 1988
Invited Addresses
 Panel DiscussionTeacher Preparation: Teachers for the 21st Century
Michael Lohr, Virginia Cormnonwealth University
Martin Johnson, University of Maryland
Florence Fasanelli, National Science Foundation
 An Obvious Induction
Leonard Gillman, President of the Mathematical Association of America, University of Texas
Workshop
Writing Grant Proposals
Florence Fasanelli, National Science Foundation
Papers
 The Effect of MicrocomputerAssisted Instruction of Mathematics Achievement and Attitudes Toward Mathematics and Microcomputers of Preservice Elementary Teachers
Richard M .Krach, Towson State University
 Graphkit : A Computing Graphing Aid
Edward T.White, Frostburg State University
 EcumenicalAlgebraic Chaology for the Classroom
John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory
 A Solution of a Problem Posed in the American Mathematical Monthly
James P.Coughlin, Towson State University
 Folding Polynomials
William Douglas Withers, U.S. Naval Academy
 Playing with Blocks: Applications of the Integral as a Modeling Strategy
Richard Leo Eisenman, RAND and University of Maryland
 Another Look at the Four Color Problem
Alice T. Williams, James Madison University
 Critical Thinking and CAI
Mansour A. Zarin, Mary Washington College
 Teaching Calculus with an HP 28
Craig Bailey, U.S. Naval Academy
 Finding the Smallest Matrix of Period n
William P. Wardlaw and R. Bruce Richter, U.S. Naval Academy
 Strange Attractors for Lotha Volterra Models
Jack Clark, Western Maryland College
 The Convergence Rates of the Conditional Risk Estimates in the Problem of the Nearest Neighbor Prediction
Ling Chen, The American University
 Using Computer Graphics and Numeric Software in the Teaching of Calculus
Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy
 A True OneAngle Form of SAS
Clifford J. Maloney, National Institute of Health (Retired)
 An Error Analysis of a Centrifugal Separation Problem
Ed Donley, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
 A Semi Intelligent User Interface
Nimer Fayez Baya'a, The American University
 Group Codes: A Unifying Application in Discrete Mathematics
Helmer Junghans, Montgomery College
Student Papers
The Mathematical Creativity of Ancient Civilizations
Robert Blair, Brenda Call, Joe Hartung, Roy Siskind, and Eric Tomas
Students, Galludet University, T. Hoy Booker, Sponsor
Section Meeting 141: American University, November 1112, 1988
Invited Addresses
 Is Your Mathematics the Same as Your Grandfather's?
Paul Halmos, Santa Clara University
 The Art of Mental Calculation
Arthur Benjamin, Ph. D. Candidate, Johns Hopkins University
Workshop
Incorporating the History of Calculus into the Calculus Classroom
Frederick Rickey, Bowling Green State University
Papers
 Bilinear Basics on the Complex Plane
T. Hoy Booker, Gallaudet University
 The Green's Function Method for the Supported Plate Boundary Value Problem
Steven H. Schot, American University
 Inequalities Revisited: An Innovative Look that Stresses Geometric Understanding as well as Algebraic Competence
Mary T. Treanor, Valparaiso University
 A Strange Proof of the GaussLegendre Duplication Formula for the Gamma Function
Jack Clark, Western Maryland College
 Communication in Mathematics: Teaching Mathematics Majors to Write Proofs
C. C. Hanna, U.S. Naval Academy
 How Does Your Calculator Work?
Peter Truner, U.S. Naval Academy
 A Finite Difference Model for the Effect of Granularity on Retinal Laser Burns
Richard B. Tucker, Mary Baldwin College
 An Application of Computer Graphics to Commuting Polynomials
Lawrence Crone, American University
 An Elusive Recursion  Captured by Using a Pascallike Pseudocode
William D. Reddy, Loyola College
 Matrices of the Form AB  BA
William P. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
 Rolle's Theorem on a Class of Triangles
William M . Sanders, James Madison University
 MDEP: Software for Teaching Differential Equations
James Buchanan, U.S. Naval Academy
 Fractal Images: Theory, Procedure and Applications
Stephen D. Casey, American University
 Dynamic Systems and Neural Networks
Paul B. Massell, Johns Hopkins University
 A Statistical Analysis of a Mathematics Placement Test and Its Impact on Optimal Setting of Cutoff Scores
Richard Auer and Paul Maiste, Loyola College
 Probability and Statistics Tutorials
Michael W. Chamberlain, U.S. Naval Academy
 A Successful Intervention Program for High Ability Minority Students
Linda B. Hayden, American University
 The Relationship Among Levels of Mathematics Anxiety in Elementary Classroom Teachers, Selected Teacher Variables , and Student Achievement in Grades Two Through Six
Martha A. Brown, Prince Georges County (MD) Public Schools
 Perturbation of Eigenvalues of Stability Matrices
Betty Mayfield, Hood College
Student Papers
 The Effectiveness of Various Priority Queueing Algorithms as Applied to a Multitasking System
David Rosen, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
 A Chaotic Analysis Technique for the Planar Restricted ThreeBody Problem
Eric D. Scheirer, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
 Paths of Convergence to the Roots of Unity by the NewtonRaphson Method: An Investigation
Manish Tuteja, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
 The Power Function of a New Test for the Interval Hypothesis
Ahmad Mokatrin, American University
Discussion
The Formation and Activities of Student MAA Chapters  a Discussion
Elizabeth Teles (Moderator), Montgomery College.
Section Meeting 142: Tidewater Community College, April 2122, 1989
Invited Address
Against All Odds  Inside Statistics
Solomon Garfunkel, Executive Director, COMAP
Workshop
Software for Differential Equations
James Buchanan and Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy
Papers
 Chaos in Newton's Method
Jack Clark, Western Maryland University
 Asymptotic Factorization of Operators, Part II: The NonLinear Case
Andrew G. McMorran and Charlie H. Cooke, Old Dominion University
 SemiLinear Transformations and Matrix Theory
Dipa Choudhury, Loyola College
 How about a Real Partial differential Equations Course?
James P. Coughlin, Towson State University
 A Fourier Model for Human Vision
John Schmeelk, Virginia Commonwealth University
 Women of Mathematics: Then and Now
Florence Fasanelli, NSF  Young Scholars Project
 The Product Rule for Integrals
Daniel Richman, Towson State University
 Euler's Theorem for Polynomials
William Wardlaw , U.S. Naval Academy
 Note on a Diffusion Model of Tissue Growth
Sophia A. Maggelakis and John A. Adam, Old Dominion University
 Using Mathematics to Compare the Effectiveness of Computerized Information Systems
Archie W. Earl, Christopher Newport College
 Report on NCTM Standards
Charlotte E. Copley, Hampton Public Schools
 A Kinder, Gentler Airport
Georgetown University Modeling Team, 1989 Modeling Competition
Andrew Vogt, Faculty Advisor
 Computer Assisted Instruction and Critical Thinking Developmental Model  Some Results from the 1988 Presentation
Mansour AkbariZarin, Mary Washington College
 NSA Initiatives in Mathematics and Mathematics Education
J. Kevin Colligan, NSA
Student Papers
 A Mathematical Model for Pollution Control: Where to Build a Sewage Treatment Plant?
Linda Chrisler, Hood College
 A Mathematical Model for Traffic Control: FourWay Stop Sign or Traffic Signal?
Josephine Bynum and James Moler, Hood College
 Trachtenberg System of Basic Mathematical Computations
John B. Tant
 Negative Bases
Michael Fripp, AllAmerican Academic Team, Bruton High School, Williamsburg, VA
Section Meeting 143: Howard University, November 1011, 1989
Invited Addresses
 Chaos, Fractals, and Dynamics: Computer Experiments in Mathematics
Robert Devaney, Boston University
 Challenges of the Nineties
Marcia P. Sward, Executive Director, Mathematical Association of America
Workshop
The Role of Writing in Calculus
David A. Smith, Duke University
Papers
 The Number e  Its Form and Uses
Alexander Bathula, Montgomery College
 ParetoLevy Distributions and Fractal Sets: Theory and Applications
Stephen D. Casey, American University
 How You Can Benefit from the USNA Infinitesimal Modeling Project
Robert A. Hermann, U.S. Naval Academy
 Finding PrimeRich Quadratic Equations from a Special Array of the Odd Integers
Robert S. Sery
 Entropy and Cross Entropy
James P. Coughlan, Towson State Universtiy
 Another Pascal's Triangle
Jeff Hakim, American University
 ComputerGenerated Spyrographs
Howard Penn and Craig Bailey, U.S. Naval Academy
 TimeVarying, Nonlinear Waves in Nonuniform MediaAn Exact, Analytical, Closed Form Solution
Henry Berger, USDA Graduate School
 The Exploration of Unit Fractions
Carl Thomas Moore, Morgan State University
 Intersections of Hyperbolic Geodesics
Hanna Sandler, American University
 A Model Technology: Preservice Program for Secondary Mathematics Teachers
William Tate, University of Maryland
 Chaos in the Classroom
Chris Allgyer, Mountain Empire Community College.
 A Teaching Package for Numerical Analysis
James Buchanan and Peter Turner, U.S. Naval Academy
 In Search of Idempotents
Jeanne Draper, Virginia Commonwealth University
 Elementary Derivation of Clifford Algebra
John Hays, Naval Research Laboratory
 Snapshots of a SpaceFilling Curve
Gregory Alexander, American University
 Control Systems and Cybernetics: Some Basic Concepts
Archie Earl, Christopher Newport College
 Proving the Impossible
Robert Hanson, James Madison University
 Smithsonian Landmarks in the History of Digital Computing
Peggy Aldrich Kidwell and Paul Ceruzzi, National Museum of American History
Section Meeting 144: Frostburg State University, April 28, 1990
Invited Addresses
 Graphing Curves & Surfaces on a Computer
Harley Flanders, University of Michigan
 Women in Mathematics Before the MAA
Judy Green, Marymount University
Papers
 A Systemic Approach of Teaching a Solution of Quadratic Inequalities and to Display the Line Graph on a Computer
Permjit Sehder & Prem Bhatia
 Chaotic Dynamics and Newton's Method
Jack Clark, Western Maryland University
 The Changing Calculus Curriculum: Perspectives from Seven Community Colleges in Maryland
Elizabeth Teles, Montgomery College
 Teaching Calculus with an Interactive 'Microcalc' Laboratory
Marcelle Bessman, Frostburg State University
 Random Fractals
John Nolan, American University
 Synthesis of Predicates from Input/Output
Vojislav Stojkovic, Morgan State University
 Yet Another Modeling Course
G. Edgar Parker, James Madison University
 The Ring of Arithmetic Functions
William Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
Student Papers
 Simple Rings
Gail Armstrong, James Madison University
 Simulation Study of a Single Server Ququing Model with a NonHomogeneous Poisson Process
Gary Gensler, James Madison University
 In Search of an Addition for Hofer's Model
Peter Cummings, James Madison University
 A Comparison of Three Methods for Proving Programs
Ramon MataToledo, David DuvallEarly, and Mark Miller, James Madison University
 Proofs by Full Covering
Karen Klaimon, James Madison University
 The Optimal Snow Plow Route
James Madison University Mathematics Contest in Modeling Team
Megan Bickerstaff,, Sharon Graves, and Joan Harwood, James Madison University
 The Optimal Snow Plow Route
Mount St. Mary's College Mathematics Contest in Modeling Team
Ed Medvid, Bernda Nuckels, and Patrick Melody, Mount St. Mary's College
 Dosage of a New Brain Drug
Georgetown University Mathematics Contest in Modeling Team
Ronald G. Rosier, Christopher Scannell, and David Wehner, Georgetown University
Section Meeting 145: Towson State University, November 1617, 1990
Invited Addresses
 A General Education Course
Bill Bompart, Augusta College
 Mathematics of Identification Numbers
Joe Gallian, University of MinnesotaDuluth
Panel Discussion
Update on Local Mathematics Coalitions
Nelson Markley, University of Maryland; Rubin Farley, Virginia Commonwealth University; and Paula Duckett, MSEB
Papers
 Recruiting Minorities into Mathematics
Tony Hawkins, MAA
 Geometry of Correlation
Clifford Maloney
 A Mathematician Ventures into the Physics Classroom
Milton P. Eisner, Mount Vernon College
 APL: A Programming Language
Edward J. Danial, Towson State University
 Mathematics Day at TJ
John M. Smith, George Mason University
 The Overdamped Spring
J. P. Coughlin and E. D. Richman, Towson State University
 Nonwestern Mathematics in the University Classroom
Victor Katz, University of the District of Columbia
 On the Map Operator and the Reduction Operator
Vojislav Stopkovic, Morgan State University
 From Math Bewareness to Math Awareness
Rodica Simion
 The Necessity for Nonstandard Analysis
Robert A. Herrmann, U.S. Naval Academy
 Box and Hausdorff Dimensions of Fractal Sets
Mark Smiley, Goucher College.
 Complexity of Restricted Connectivity of a Graph
Andrew D. Oh, St. Mary's College of Maryland
 Benjamin Banneker
Florence Fasanelli, MAA
 Matrix Representation of Finite Fields
William P. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy.
 A Tridiagonalization Process for Unsymmetric Matrices
Cathy Smiley, Towson State University
 The Effect of Structured Notetaking on Student Success in Calculus I
Eugene Brown, Northern Virginia Community College
Section Meeting 146: Virginia Commonwealth University, April 27, 1991
Invited Address
Technology in the Curriculum: Derive™ and Gyrographics™
Jerry A. Johnson, Oklahoma State University
Workshop
The Uses of the Computer in the Teaching of Calculus
Jerry A. Johnson, Oklahoma State University
Papers
 A Multivariate Analysis of Media Spending
Richard E. Auer, Loyola College
 Mental Calculation: An Approach to Number Theory
Wayne M. Dymacek, Washington and Lee University
 Periods and Subperiods of Matrices
William P. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy.
 Lean and Lively Through Exercise
Roland Minton, Roanoke College
 Discrete Approximating Measures
John Nolan, American University
 Periodic Solutions to Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations
Parviz KhajehKhalili
 Convert's First Experience with Computers in Calculus
J. Michael Berman, HampdenSydney College
 Two Problems in Remote Sensing and Convolution Equations
Stephen D. Casey, American University
 Commutative Schreier Extensions of Small Groups and Monoids
V. Ray Hancock, Emory and Henry College
 Sneaking Up on Limits
Helen Christensen, RSM, Loyola College
 Writing Assignments for Mathematics Instruction
Kethleen M. Shannon, Salisbury State University
 Software Graphics from Mathematical Vision Research
John Schmeelk, Virginia Commonwealth University
 Convergence of Sequences of Polynomials and their Derivatives
Thomas Fanney, Virginia Wesleyan College
 Are SevenGame Baseball Playoffs Fairer than FiveGame?
E. Lee May, Jr., Salisbury State University
 Teaching History of Mathematics in a SmallCollege Liberal Arts Setting
Christopher E. Barat, RandolphMacon College.
 Geodesics on Hyperbolic Surfaces
Hanna Sandler, American University
 Insights: Curriculum & Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics
C. Michael Lohr and Loretta Braxton, Virginia Commonwealth University
 Second Course of Linear Algebra in Undergraduate Studies
Dipa Choudhury. Loyola College
 Mathematica™ and Calculus I
Mike Kerckhove, University of Richmond.
 Conditional Connectivity of kTrees
Andrew D. Oh, St. Mary's College of Maryland
 On Completeness of L2 (F), for a Bimeasure of F
Abol G. Miamee, Hampton University
 Mathematical Consequences of the 1990 Census
Milton P. Eisner, Mount Vernon College
 Isogonal Configurations
Tim Murdoch, Washington and Lee University
 Writing a simple CAS
Robb T. Koether, HampdenSydney College
Student Papers
 The Distributional Stieltjes Transformation
Will Miles, Virginia Commonwealth University
 Topics on Full Covering
Karen Klaimon, James Madison University
 The Shannon Sampling Theorem: Theory and Applications
Nora Wade, American University
 Convergence of Complex Continued Fractions
Ti McDevitt, James Madison University
 Numerical Analysis of a Singular Perturbation Problem
Jeffrey Schroeter, James Madison University.
 Simulation Studies of the Distribution of a Vector Correlation
Yong Li, American University
 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (Winning Teams)
Thomas Jefferson High School, Johns Hopkins University,
Salisbury State University, St. Mary's College
Section Meeting 147: Marymount University, November 1516, 1991
Invited Addresses
 Mathematics through Sculpture
Helamon Ferguson
 Faculty Roles in the 80s
Lida K.Barrett
Workkshop
 Using DERIVE for the Concepts of Calculus
Jon Wilkin, Northern Virginia Community College
Elizabeth J. Teles, National Science Foundation
Mary Kay Abbey, Montgomery College
 Using Microcalc in the Classroom
Marcelle Bessman, Frostburg State University
 Initiating an Intervention Program for Minority Middle and High School Students
William Hawkins, SUMMA
Papers
 Calculating Women: Filling in the Time Line
Marcelle Besseman, Frostburg State University
 Applications of Complex Variables in Fluid Dynamics
Peter McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy
 Calculus with an Inexpensive Computer Algebra System
J. Michael Berman, HampdenSydney College
 The Water Jug Problem
Vojislav Stojkovic, Morgan State University
 Resurrectlng the Buried Methods
Alexander Bathula and Florence Ashby, Montgomery College
 Chain Addition Cycles
William P. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
 Teaching College Mathematics
Genevieve M. Knight, Coppin State College
 Visual Thinking and the Graphing Calculator in Precalculus
Helmer G. Junghans and Patricia D. Rocklein, Montgomery College
 Restricted Connectivity in nCube Networks
Andrew D. Oh, St. Mary's College of Maryland
 MPP3D, Surface Plotting Software
Howard Lewis Penn, U.S. Naval Academy
 The Necessity for Nonstandard Analysis
Robert A. Herrmann, U.S. Naval Academy
Section Meeting 148: University of Virginia, April 2425, 1992
Invited Address
Deborah Hughes Hallett, Harvard University
Workshop
EXP Workshop
Jon Wilken, Northern Virginia Community College
Papers
 Digital Image Processing
John Schmeelk, Virginia Commonwealth University
 Incompatible Degrees in Fuzzy Unions
E. William Chapin, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
 Quaternions & Lagrange's Theorem
Harold N. Ward, University of Virginia
 What Are Artificial Life and Perculation Theory
Peter McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy
 Visualization of Applications of Calculus and Differential Equations
Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy
 Solving Natural Equations for Space Curves
Paul D. Scofield, Washington and Lee University
 Minimum and Characteristic Polynomials of Low Rank Matrices
William P. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
 Strings in Common LISP
Vojislav Stojkovic, Morgan State University
 Programs Available for Mathematics Education
Elizabeth J. Teles, National Science Foundation
 MathemaGIC: A Mathematical Guide to Issue Competence
Philippe Loustaunau, George Mason University
 The Flowering of Mathematics in the Garden of Allah
Florence Ashby, Alexander Bathula, and Jose Alonso, Montgomery College
 Is the Integral Test Wrong?
E. Lee May, Jr. and Howard Seidel, (Student), Washington and Lee University
Student Papers
 Researching Linear Fractional Models
Jennifer M. Carr, Washington and Lee University
 Elliptical Curves over Finite Fields
Eric Von York, George Mason University
 Computer Vision: An Improved Algorithm to Determine Motion
Christopher Kirmse, Thomas Jefferson High School
 Computational Aspects of Polynomial Rings
Albert Lin, Thomas Jefferson High School
 A Topic in Numerical Analysis
Tamiko Brim, Bowie State University
 Mathematical Contest in Modeling
Winning Teams from Section
Section Meeting 149: Coppin State University, November 1314, 1992
Invited Addresses
 How to Pick Topics For and Encourage Participation in Undergraduate Research
Aparna Higgins, University of Dayton
 Braids on the 2Sphere
Lee Neuwirth, Center for Communications Research, Princeton, NJ
 Patricia Rogers, York University, Toronto, ON
Section Meeting 150: Christopher Newport University, April 1617, 1993
Invited Addresses
 Cryptanalysis During World War II
Peter Hilton, State University of New York at Binghamton
 Magic Tricks, Card Shuffling, and Dynamic Computer Memories
S. Brent Morris, National Security Agency
Papers
 An Introduction to Tomography
Peter McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy
 Using Interactive Math Texts as Teaching Tools, Part I
Marcelle Bessman, Frostburg State University
James B. White, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
 A Geometry of Testing Hypotheses
Laxman M.Hegde, Frostburg State University
 Evaluating a GaussLaguerre Integral using Recursion Relations
William D. Reddy and Don Moss, Loyola College
 Modeling the Oil Spill Cleanup after the Exxon Valdez
Peter C. Olsen, National Security Agency
 Using Interactive Math Texts as Teaching Tools, Part II
Marcelle Bessman, Frostburg State University
James B.White, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
 Unification: A Predicate Calculus Matching Algorithm
Vojislav Stojkovic and Samir Tannouri, Morgan State University
 Factoring Cyclotomic Polynomials with Matrices
William P.Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
 Graphics Calculators in Probability and Statistics
Bruce Torrence, Georgetown University
 PreCalculus Reform
Ben Fusaro, Salisbury State University
 AlKhowarizmi's Six Problems
Ahlam BlHage Tannouri, Morgan State University
 Notes on Class p Hypercubes
Andrew D. Oh, St. Mary's College of Maryland
 Characteristic Classes of Totally Geodesic and Riemannian Foliations
Carla N. Schultes. Salisbury State University
 Using Derive to Increase Student Understanding of Applied Calculus
Celeste M. Jordan. Salisbury State University
 Identifying Dyadics by the Structure of Their Cuts
Robert Singer. James Madison University
 Fractal Construction
Kristy J. Oninger. James Madison University
 Continued Fractions and Strong Chaos
Melissa Pennell, Virginia Wesleyan College
 Undergraduate Research Projects in Graph Theory
Bruce Torrence, Georgetown University
 Calculus Reform: An Evolutionary Talk
Roland Minton. Roanoke College
 A Factor Analysis of Sexual Attitudes and Personality
Richard B. Auer, Loyola College
 One Picture is Worth...Use of Graphics Calculators in a "Soft" Calculus Course
John H. Biggs, Frostburg State University
Student Papers
Mathematical Contest in Modeling
Winning Teams from the Section
Section Meeting 151: Montgomery College, Takoma Park, November 1213, 1993
Invited Addresses
 Whose Mother Is It? In Search of a Mathematical Theory of Communication
Keith Devlin, St. Mary 's College of California
 Angle Trisectors
Underwood Dudley, DePauw University
Workshop
Grant Opportunities for Innovation in Collegiate Mathematics
Elizabeth Teles, Montgomery College and National Science Foundation
Discussions
 NSF Innovation Grants: New Opportunities
Elizabeth Teles, Montgomery College and National Science Foundation
Genevieve Knight, Coppin State College
Jim Sandefur, Georgetown University<
 A Review of the Engergy Systems Modeling Workshop
Ben Fusaro, Salisbury State University
Papers
 Fun With Parametric Equations
Howard Lewis Penn. U.S. Naval Academy
 Farm Soil Conservation Modeling
John Biggs and Pat Gladu, Frostburg State University
 An lntroduction to Modeling of Economic Time Series
Ferdinand Wang, American University
 Partial Differential Equations, Separation of Variables, and Relativistic Alterations
Robert A. Herrmann, U.S. Naval Academy
 Accumulate and Reduce Functionals Programming in Mathematica
Vojislav Stojkovic and Samir Tannouri, Morgan State University
 The Use of Symmetry in Solving Boundary Value Problems on the Line
Peter A. McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy
 A Geometric View of the Auxiliary Function Approach to Lagrange Multipliers
Dan Kalman, American University
 MathCad in the Introductory Physics & Calculus Courses: Are We Still Ignoring Air Resistance?
Allen P. Flora, Hood College
 Competition Models and Mathematica
Ahlam ElHage Tannouri, Morgan State University
 Hamiltonian Cycles in Bipartite Plane Cubic Maps
Doug Peterson, Hood College
 Chaotic Dynamic
Jon Scott, Montgomery College and Denny Gulik, University of Maryland
 Strategy of a Game Using a Grundy Function
Chris Wagner, Loyola College
 A Comparison of the Fourier and Wavelet 'Transforms
Matt Fivash, American University
 An Afternoon at BaskinRobbins
Merida Baque and Rachel Paine, Hood College
 The Red Delicious Apple Dilemma
Melissa Haller, Hood College
 Universal Functions
XiaoXiong Gan, Morgan State University
 Semisimple Semigroup (Preliminary Report)
EunHo Lee, Morgan State University
 Classical Induction Results Without Induction
J. Bernard Nestor, Morgan State University
 Solving Bezout Equations Using Sampling
Stephen D. Casey, American University
Section Meeting 152: St. Mary's College of Maryland, April 1516, 1994
Invited Addresses
 Conceptual Issues In Conservation of Biological Diversity
Robert McKelvey University of Montana
 Visual Clustering, Modes, and Nonparametric Density Estimation
David W. Scott, Rice University
 Some History of Fermat's Last Theorem
V. Frederick Rickey, Bowling Green State University and MAA
Workshop
Getting Started with SPSS
Ahlam BlHage Tannouri, Morgan Stato University
Papers
 Errorcorrecting Codes for Alphanumeric Data
George Mackiw, Loyola College of Maryland
 On ∫_{0}^{∞}(sin(x)/x)^{n}(sin(mx)/x) dx and Related Integrals
John Milcetich. University of the District of Columbia
 Generalized Pythagorean Triangles and Pythagorean Sequences
J. Bernard Nestor, Morgan State Univenity
 Discrete Time Survival Analysis and Student Loan Lifetimes
Bruce Murrie, U.S. Department of Education
 Good Matrices (Integer Matrices which Preserve GCDs)
William P.Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
 Cuts in Hypercube Networks
Andrew D. Oh, St. Mary's College of Maryland
 Optimization: The Hot and Cold Boltzman Machine
James P.Coughlin, Towson State University
 The Development of Curvilinear Coordinate Systems for Scientific Applications
Bonita V. Saunders, National Institute of Standards and Technology
 A Comparison of Results for a Multiple Choice Final Exam Between Students in Reformed Calculus and Regular Calculus
Howard Lewis Penn, U.S. Naval Academy
 A Pascaltype Triangle and Sums of Powers
Beverly Hargraves, St. Mary's College of Maryland
 Presentations of the Special and General Linear Groups
Theresa A. Francis, Mount St. Mary's College
 Recapturing Some Approximate Antigradlents
XiaoXiong Gan, Morgan State University
 What Mathematics do Business Majors Really Need?
George Pfeiffer,Norfolk State University
 How Much Harder Is It?
Bill Reddy, Loyola College of Maryland
 The Use of Mathematica Projects in Abstract Algebra
Robb T.Koether, HampdenSydney College
 The AAA Similarity Theorem: An Easy Proof
Ronald L.Persky, Christopher Newport University
 Definite Clause Grammar (DCG) Translator
Vojislav Stojkovic and Samit Taanouri, Morgan State Univeraity
 Semlslmplicity of Projective Semigroup
Eun Ho Moon Lee,Mmgan State University
 Random Fractals II
John P.Nolan. The American University
 A Note on Symmetric and Normal Matrices
Dipa Choudhury, Loyola College of Maryland
 A Comparision of Capability Indices Under Various Distribution Assumptions
Lynn Malacane, James Madison University
 The Ancient Mathematics in China
Tafyu Kim, Morgan State University
 The Number of Edges in a Subgraph of a Hamming Graph
Bruce Torrence, RandolphMacon College
 A Test of Affineness
Christopher Kohl, James Madison University
 The Nonconvergence of the Homogeneous Multilayer Approximation in Remote Sensing
Henry Berger. U.S. Army Topographic Engineering Center
 I Survived Student Teaching
Kim O'Kane and Laura Lentz. Hood College
 Distance Formulas in Complex Hyperbolic Space
Hanna Sandler, The American University
 Euler's Integral and the Riemann Zeta Function
Parviz Khalili, Christopher Newport University
 Mathematical Contest in Modeling
Winning Teams from the Section
MAA Student Conference on Environment Mathematics
Invited Addresses
 The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
Peter Olsen, National Security Agency and U.S. Coast Guard Reserve
 Some History of Fermat's Last Theorem
V. Frederick Rickey, Bowling Green State University and MAA
Workshop
Modeling Viability of Endangered Species
Rohert McKelvey. University of Montana
Student Papers
 Graph Theory and the Environment
Sharrod Perry, Morgan State University
 Carton Dioxide and Global Warming
Sharon Pesto, Rebecca Thompson, Donna Zajaczkowska. Notre Dame College
 Delay Integral Equations and Population Dynamics
Lora Schwehr, Roanoke College
 A Study of Drinking Water System
Salome WallaceEl, Morgan State University
 The Construction of an Energyefficient Home
Thomas Buckley and Steven Wilcox, James Madison University MCM 94 Team
 Hot and Cold — The Problem Underfoot
Efraim Berkovich, Erich Wedam, and Jin Xie, Georgetown University MCM 94 Team
 Heating, Cooling, and Constuction Costs
Scott Blakeman and Tan Marsh, Hood College MCM 94 Team
Section Meeting 153: Western Maryland College, November 1112, 1994
Invited Addresses
 The Teacher as Coach: Bridging the Gap Between Access and Equal Opportunity
Herbert Gross, Bunker Hill Community College
 Controlling Chaos
Celso Grebogi, University of Maryland
Workshop
 Introduction to the HP48G Graphing Calculator
Jack Clark, Western Maryland College
 How Can a Graphing Calculator Enhance a Traditional Precalculus, Calculus, or Linear Algebra Course?
Pat Taylor and Cathy Hoffmaster, Thomas Nelson Community College
Papers
 A Solution to the General Grand Unification Problem or How to Create a Universe
Robert Herrmann, U.S. Naval Academy
A Math Educators Guide to the Internet
Jon Scott, Montgomery College and Elizabeth Teles, National Science Foundation
 Finite Groups of Integer Matrices and SL(2,3)
George Mackiw, Loyola College
 The Maryland Collaborative for Teacher Prep.(MCTP)
Rebecca Lee, Bowie State University
 Chaos and the Heart
Roland Minton, Roanoke College
 Using Computer Graphics to Visualize Mathematics
Mark Smiley, Goucher College
 Summing Some Sumerial Series
Alan O. Plait, AsTech Associates
 Fourier's Series and l'Hopital's Rule
Henry Berger, U.S. Army Topographic Engineering Center
 Prediction Results in Systems With Intermittent Chaos
Steven M. Hetzler, Salisbury State University
 A New Algorithm to Maintain Binary Search Trees Ideally Balanced
Sam Tannouri, Morgan State University
 Using Graph Theory to Solve an Instant Insanity Puzzle
Helen Christensen, RSM, Loyola College
 "Real" Precalculus
Ben Zirkle, Virginia Western Community College
 Chebyshev Inequalities and Comonotonicity
Thomas E.Armstrong, University of MarylandBaltimore County
 An Extension of the Programming Language Maple
Vojislav Stojkovic, Morgan State University
 An Interesting Rooted Tree (or how not to get lost in a small forest)
Richard McCoart, Loyola College
 Using Writing for Algebra Review in Calculus Sample Exercises
Carla Schultes and Steven Hetzler, Salisbury State University
 New Theorems in Continued Fractions
Alexander Bathula, Montgomery College
 A Classroom Experiment  Two Learning Styles
Edward G. Zdinak, The Virginia Military Institute
 Modeling Using MonteCarlo Simulation
Ahlam E. Tannouri, Morgan State University
Student Papers
 Kamal AlDin Farsi and Amicable Numbers
Behzad Jalali, American University
 Bipartite Steinhaus Graphs
Matt Koerlin, Washington and Lee University
 Planar Steinhaus Graphs
JeanCuy Speton, Washington and Lee University
 Disconnected Complements of Steinhaus Graphs
Jennifer Yanulavich, Washington and Lee University
Section Meeting 154: Thomas Nelson Community College, April 78, 1995
Joint meeting with the Virginia Mathematics Association of TwoYear Colleges
Joint Sessions
 Earth Math: Precalculus With and Environmental Focus
Christopher Schaufele, Kennesaw State College
 Panel: Standards for Introductory College Mathematics
Elizabeth Teles, National Science Foundation
Jon Scott, Montgomery College
Jon Wilkin, Northern Virginia Community College
Susan Wood, J. Sargent Reynolds Community College
Martha Clutter, Piedmont Virginia Community College
MAA Workshops
 A Mathematics Educator's Guide to the Internet
Jon Scott, Montgomery College
Elizabeth Teles, National Science Foundation
 The Mathematics Archives
Przemyslaw Bogacki, Old Dominion University
 Environmental Mathematics
Ben Fusaro, Salisbury State University
MAA Papers
 A Classroom Communication System for RealTime Assessment of Student Understanding and of Teaching Effectiveness: A Demonstration With Applications in Mathematics
George Webb and Fred Hartline, Christopher Newport University
 CycleSpecific Chemotherapy and Growth Factors: A Mathematical Model
John Carl Panetta, Old Dominion University
 Association Schemes Defined by Classical Groups
Wing Man Kwok, Christopher Newport University
 Computer Activities For Calculus Using MathCad
Przemyslaw Bogacki, Old Dominion University ""
 A Sequence That Defines the Arcsine
Richard Stark, St. Mary's College of Maryland
 Poisson Formula Revisited
Hongwei Chen, Christopher Newport University
 An Introduction to Wavelet Packets
Brian Bradie, Christopher Newport University
 Mathematics in Biomechanics Research
Jiashi Hou, Old Dominion University
 Pythagorean Triples: Angles, Series, Sequences, Matrices
Bill Spohn, Retired, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
 Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head :Computer Labs For Calculus
Betty Mayfield, Hood College
 Relearning Calculus
Dipa Choudhury, Loyola College in Maryland
 A Restructured Precalculus Course for High Schools and Colleges
Wayne Patty, Virginia Tech
 Mathematical Models and Metaphors of Tumor Growth and Vascularization
John A. Adam, Old Dominion University
 Statistical Distance
Laxman Hegde, Frostburg State University
 An Eclectic Approach to the Senior Seminar
William Abrams, Longwood College
 A New Look At Picard Iterates For Ordinary Differential Equations
James Sochacki, James Madison University
 Genetically Complex Diseases
John Nolan, American University
 The Shortest Distance Between Two Points May Not Be A Straight Line
Carla Schultes, Salisbury State University
 The Regional Summer Math and Science Institute: A Business, College and School Partnership
Judy Remsburg, Thomas Nelson Community College
 What Your Differential Equations Course Might Be
G. Edgar Parker, James Madison University
 An Up and Down Design For Truncated Groups
Misrak Gezmu, Norfolk State University
 A Recurrence Relation For The Riemann Zeta Function
Parviz Khalili, Christopher Newport University
 Real Precalculus
Ben Zirkle, Virginia Western Conununity College
 Sampling Proportions and Percentages of Student Loan Borrowers
Bruce Murrie, U.S. Department of Education
 Linear Algebra and the Irrationality of the Square Root of Two
Dan Kalman, American University
Student Presentations
 Experiences With Modeling Using Maple
Sandra Henson, Mary Mccoy, Jennifer Traglia, Salome ElWallace
Morgan State University. Advisor: A . Tannouri,
 Spirographs and the Chambered Nautilus :Using the Computer in Calculus III
Julie Ayres, Jennifer Fisher, Elizabeth Kyle
Hood College, Advisor: Betty Mayfield,
 How Does It Do That? A Student's View of Computerbased Equation Solving Techniques
Brooks Williston, Hood College; Advisor: Betty Mayfield
 My Adventures in the Land of SPSSx
Rachel Paine, Hood College; Advisor: Betty Mayfield
 A Fair Salary Compensation System
Mathematical Modeling Contest Meritorious Award
Phillip Chang, Karen Hersey and Ellen Shirley
College of William & Mary; Advisor: Hugo J. Woerdeman
 The Intersections of a Plane and a Helix
Mathematical Modeling Contest Honorable Mention
Andrew Chen, Christopher Hanes and Ron Walker
University of Richmond; Advisor: Kathy W. Hoke
 Machine Implementation Of The Picard Process
Garrick Evans, James Madison University
 Population Survival Rate of the Bald Eagle
Beth A. Stockslager, Hood College; Advisor: Betty Mayfield
 A Fair Salary Compensation System
Mathematical Modeling Contest Meritorious Award
James L.Moser, David Rebel, and Christine Wilson, Mt. St. Mary's College Advisor: Fred J. Partier
 The Intersections of a Plane and a Helix
Mathematical Modeling Contest Honorable Mention
Benjamin Goetz, Michael Westover, and Joanna Yun,
Thomas Jefferson High School; Advisor: Peter J. Braxton
Section Meeting 155: Georgetown University, November 34, 1995
Invited Addresses
 Newton's (Original) Method — or — Though This be Method, Yet There is Madness In't
William Dunham, Muhlenberg College
 Soap Bubble Clusters
Frank Morgan, Williams College
Workshops
 Mathematics and Technology With the Tl85
Martha Clutter, Piedmont Community College
 A Guide to the Mathematical Archives through the Internet
Przemyslaw Bogacki, Old Dominion University
 A Classroom Communication System for RealTime Assessment of Student Understanding and of Teaching Effectiveness with Applications in Mathematics
George Webb and Fred Hartline, Christopher Newport University
Papers
 Using Mathkit as a Cognitive Research Tool
Angela Hare, American University
 PythagoreanType Sequences
J. Bernard Nestor, Morgan State University
 Computing Distances in Graphs with Linear Algebra Packages
Hans Engler, Georgetown University
 Some Perturbation Techniques for Calculus
Lyn Geisler III, RandolphMacon College
 Expectations for Mathematics Education
Genevieve M. Knight, Coppin State College
 Group Theory and Music
Carla Schultes, Salisbury State University
 Visualizing Linear Algebra Concepts in an Introductory Course
Przemyslaw Bogacki, Old Dominion University
 Development of an Approximate Antigradient
XiaoXjong Gan, Morgan State University
 An Overview of the MAA Institute in the History of Mathematics
Christopher E. Barat, Virginia State University
 Another Look at nassociative Groupoids
William P. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
 Random Walks on Graphs
Mark Stamp, National Security Agency
 Mathematical Modeling and Curvilinear Coordinate Systems for Scientific Applications
Bonita V. Saunders, National Institute of Standards and Technology
 Math for Students Who Don't Want To Take Math
G. Edgar Parker, James Madison University
 MATLAB in Abstract Algebra: Decompositions of Finite Abelian Groups
George Mackiw, Loyola College in Maryland
 Initial Experience Teaching Statistics "Online": the Good, the Bad, the Statistically Insignificant
Anna Bampton, Christopher Newport University
 Applicatons of Graph Theory to Neural Networks for Automated Fingerprint Identification
Carol G. Crawford, U.S. Naval Academy
 The TI85 as a Nontrivial Instructional Tool
Richard Datko, Georgetown University
 Early Indian Mathematicians and their Contributions
Alexander Bathula, Montgomery College
 Trees, Neural Nets, and the Four Color Theorem
Paul Kainen, Computer and Internet Consultant
 Elementary Geometry/Computer Graphics
Andrew McDaniel, Georgetowm University
 Recursive Multivariate Automatic Differentiation
Dan Kalman, American University
 A Different Twist on Two Problems From Calculus
James Sandefur, Georgetown University
 The Arabian Contribution to the Development of Algebra (900 A.D.  1100 A.O.)
Ahlam E. Tannouri, Morgan State University
 Introductory Catagory Theory in the Undergraduate Curriculum
Keith Harbaugh, Independent Researcher
 Spline Functions and Neural Networks in Research and Classroom
Jon Smid, Morgan State University
 Sharpened Versions of the Schwarz Lemma
Peter R. Mercer, St. Mary's College of Maryland
 70 Simple Ways to Reform Your Calculus Course
Thomas Sonnabend, Montgomery College
Section Meeting 156: RandolphMacon College, Spring, 1996
Invited Addresses
 The Use of Technology in Higher Education: Will It Make a Difference
Lawrence G. Dotolo, Old Dominion University
 Connected Curriculum Project
Frank Wattenberg, Weber State University
Workshops
 The World Wide Web
John Nolan, American University
 Active/Cooperative Learning in the Mathematics Classroom
Sandra Spain, Thomas Nelson Community College
 Introduction to the TI92 Graphing Calculator
Greg Williams and Verl Walters
 Stress Management Through Yoga and Meditation
Atma Kaur Khalsa
Papers
 An Elementary Mathematical Models Course
Dan Kalman, American University
 Limit Examples With a TI82 Graphing Calculator
Theresa A. Francis, Mount St. Mary's College
 Hilbert Matrices in Linear Equations
ILok Chang, American University
 Projects for Calculus with a Military Orientation
Howard Lewis Penn, U.S. Naval Academy
 Number Theory, Small Divisors, and The NBody Problem
Lyn Geisler, RandolphMacon College
 Representing a ManySorted Algebra as a Partial Algebra
William P. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
 Maple: A Comprehensive Tool for Multivariable Calculus
Hongwei Chen, Christopher Newport University
 Quantum Mechanics as an Honors Project for Linear Algebra and Differential Equations Classes
George Derise, Thomas Nelson Community College
 Inflection Points and Symmetry of Polynomials
Parviz Khalili, Christopher Newport University
 An Introduction to the Project Next Fellows Program
Della Fenster, University of Richmond
Jacqueline Hall, HampdenSydney College
Christine McMillan, Virginia. Polytechnic Institute & State University.
Maureen Yarnevich, Towson State University
 The Interior Angle Sum Theorem For Polygons
Nicholas Martin, Shepherd College
 Idempotents and Unique Factorization
Robb T. Koether, HampdenSydney College
 Pascal's Triangle, Cyclic Groups, Tilings and Computer Graphics
Kathleen Shannon, Salisbury State University
 Solving Real, Not Just Realistic, Problems: The Salisbury State Center for Applied Mathematical Sciences
Lee May, Salisbury State University
 The Queen Dirties Her Hands!! (a tawdry tabloid tale)
Steve Casey, American University
 Conveying the Beauty of Mathematics in a Liberal Arts Course
Richard Stark, Susan Strickland, and Lindy Elkins, St. Mary's College of Maryland
 Teaching Undergraduates to Consult in Applied Mathematics
Philip E. Luft, Salisbury State University
Student Presentations
 The NBody Problem: A Brief History
Josh Pepper, RandolphMacon College
 Spatial Visualization and Three Dimensional Graphs: Questions for Research
Dan K. Bell, American University
 Implications of Graphing Calculators in the Middle School
Michelle Merriweather, American University
 Exact Multiplicity Results for a Class of Periodic Equations
James Rossmanith, Christopher
 A Divisibility Algorithm for All Primes
Teri Woodington, James Madison University
 Are Mathematicians Nerds??: Attitudes of School Children
Izzy Kyle, Hood College
 A Mathematical Model for Survival Statistics
Reginald Lavender, Bowie State University
 How to Solve Quadratic Congruences
Gary Gadson, Bowie State University
 The African Heritage of Benjamin Banneker
Kenneth Lee Jones, Student, American University
 From Conformal to Quasiconformal and Back
Victoria Hill, American University
 Prerequisites to Reform
Kathleen Ambruso, American University
 The Forgotten Variable in the Mathematics Education Reform Equation: The Teacher
Mary E. Donahue, American University
 GaussJordan Row Reduction Algorithms on TI Graphing Calculators
Melvin Jones III, Bowie State University
 A Differential Equation Class Project
Rena M. Razzaque, Bowie State University
 Using Microphones to See Things that Don't Make Any Noise
Mathematical Modeling Contest Meritorious Award
Geoffrey Hileman, Galen Kulp, and Timothy Frederick; Eastern Mennonite College
 Under Water Imaging Using Ambient Noise
Mathematical Modeling Contest Meritorious Award
Leo Cry and Jeff Wolfe, Frostburg State University
 Determining the Size, Speed, and Position of a Submerged Submarine
Mathematical Modeling Contest Meritorious Award
Ken Beck and Ed Birrane; Loyola College in Maryland
 How to Pick Your Winners Before Dinner
Mathematical Modeling Contest Meritorious Award
Kim Patrey, Christina Wilson, and Joshua Grab; Mount St. Mary's College
 To Judge or Not to Judge…That is the Question: A Model of Efficient Competition Evaluation
Mathematical Modeling Contest Meritorious Award
Michael Covington, Mount St. Mary's College
Section Meeting 157: Hood College, November 12, 1996
Invited Addresses
 When Do Trajectories of Models Reflect Nature?
James A. Yorke, University of Maryland
 Chaotic Systems
James A. Yorke, University of Maryland
Papers
 Learning by doing: active learning and curricular reform
Betty Mayfield, Aba Blankson (student), Izzy Kyle (student), Hood College
 Sports Rankings and Simulations
Roland Minton, Roanoke College
 Public Key Cryptography
Robert Boner, Western Maryland College
 Authoring World Wide Web Teaching Documents
Steven M. Hetzler, Robert M.·Tardiff, Salisbury State University
 Finite Matrix Groups Using MATLAB
George Mackiw, Loyola College
 A comparison of grades in followon courses between students who took Reformed Calculus and Students who took Traditional Calculus
Howard Penn, U.S. Naval Academy
 Summer Workshop for Minority Students
George Piegari, Virginia Military Institute
 Math for Students Who Don't Want to Take Math" (Phase II)
G. Edgar Parker, James Madison University
 The Incredible Versatility of the Quadratic Map in Undergraduate Mathematics
Steve Hetzler, Kathleen Shannon, Salisbury State University
 How to Make a Proof by Contradiction Easy to Understand
Thomas H. Martin, ASI Systems International
 Shaping the Future: New Expectations for Undergraduate Education in Mathematics
Elizabeth Teles, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
 Monotonicity with/without Mean Values
Stephen D. Casey, American University
 Teaching Algebra from an Historical Perspective
Christopher E. Barat, Virginia State University
 Linear Algebra and Mathematica
Eve Torrence, RandolphMacon College
 Solving the Mystery of the Distinguished Teaching Award
Sister Helen Christensen, Loyola College
 When is Merlin 's Magic Square Solvable?
Robb T. Koether, HampdenSydney College
 Principal Ideals and Associates in Commutative Rings
William P. Wardlaw, U.S. Naval Academy
 Portfolio and Student SelfAssessment Holding Students Accountable for Learning
Virginia Stallings, The American University
 NonEuclidean Geometry and the Universe
George DeRise, Thomas ·Nelson Community College
 10Step Plan to Improving Instruction
Claude S. Moore, Danville Community College
 Using Mathematica Notebooks in Calculus I
Thomas Valente, HampdenSydney College
 Fermat  Not Just a Last Theorem
Theresa A. Francis, Mount St. Mary's College
 MultiDimensional Shannon Sampling
Chris Organ, American University
Student Presentations
 Stick Knots
Jodi Schneider, St. John's College
 Experiences in an Undergraduate Summer Research Program
Kelly McGuire (student), Loyola College
 Dances with Calculators: A Math Skit
Math Club, Georgetown University
Panel Discussions for Students
 Regional Representatives of Graduate Schools
 Looking for Employment
