SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY AND PUBLICATIONS

 

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS

 

JULY 1, 2001 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2002

 

I.       Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II.      Papers and Presentations

III.    Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV.     External Grants Received

 

I.          Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

 

Allen, Edward E.

 

“Bitableaux Bases for Some Garsia-Haiman Modules and Some Other Related Modules.”  Electronic Journal of Combinatorics (2002): 1-57.

 

 

Baxley, John V.

 

(with Moorehouse, John)  “Lagrange Multiplier Problems in Economics.” CD Rom for Calculus by Larson, Hosteller, and Edwards, 7th Edition, Houghton Mifflin; also available on line at www.matharticles.com (2001).

 

(with Haywood, Lyndsey) “Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems with Multiple Solutions.” Nonlinear Analysis 47 (2001): 1187-1198.

 

 

Berenhaut, Kenneth S.

 

(with Lund, R. B.)  “Renewal Convergence Rates for DHR and NWU Lifetimes.”  Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences 16 (2002): 67-84.

 

 

Carmichael, Richard D.

 

(with Pilipovic, S.)  “Generalizations of   Functions and Applications.” Proceedings of the International Conference on Geometry, Analysis, and Applications (edited by R. S. Pathak): 203-215.  Singapore:  World Scientific Publishing Co., 2001.

 

 

Howard, Frederic T.

 

“A Tribonacci Identity.”  The Fibonacci Quarterly 39 (2001): 352-357.

 

“The Power of 2 Dividing the Coefficients of Certain Power Series.”  The Fibonacci Quarterly 39 (2001): 358-364.

 

 

Kuzmanovich, James

 

(with Pavlichenkov, A.) “Finite Groups of Matrices Whose Entries Are Integers.”  American Mathematical Monthly 109 (2002): 173-186.

 

 

May, J. Gaylord

 

(with Sulek, Joanne M.)  “Demand Forecasting with Partial Data.”  2001 Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute (2001): 690-692.

 

(with Sulek, Joanne M.)  “Forecast Aggregation in Service Operations.”  Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society (2002): 9 pages.

 

 

Norris, James L.

 

(with Pollock, K. H.) “Nonparametric MLE Incorporation of Heterogeneity Into Premarked Cohort Studies.”  Environmental and Ecological Statistics 8 (2001): 21-32.

 

(with Pollock, K. H.) “Applicability of Poisson Species Abundance Models.”  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association (2001).

 

 

Plemmons, Robert J.

 

(with Cochran, W., and Torgersen, T.) “Exploiting Toeplitz Structure in Atmospheric Image Restoration.”  Comtemporary Mathematics 280, 177-198.

 

(with van der Gracht, J., Nagy, J., and Pauca, P.)  “Iterative Restoration of Wavefront Coded Imagery for Focus Invariance.”  OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (TOPS), Integrated Computational Imaging Systems, OSA Technical Digest, Washington, D.C., 2001.

 

 

Robinson, Stephen B.

 

(with Drabek, P.)  “Landesman-Lazer Problems for the p-Laplacian.”  Partial Differential Equations, Chapter 14 (edited by Benikirance and Touzani).  New York, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2002.

 

(with Nkashama, M. N..) “Resonance and Non-resonance in Terms of Average Values.”  Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 131A (2001): 1217-1235.

 

(with Drabek, P.)  “On the Generalization of the Courant Nodal Domain Theorem.”  Journal of Differential Equations 181 (2002).

 

 

Rojas, Marielba

 

(with Sorensen, D.C.)  “A Trust-region Approach to the Regularization of Large-scale Discrete Forms of Ill-posed Problems.”  SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing 23 (2002): 1843-1861.

 

 

II.        Papers and Presentations

 

MATHEMATICS

 

Allen, Edward E.

 

Paper:  “Descent Monomials and Garsia-Haiman Modules.”  American Mathematical Society, San Diego, 9 January 2002.

 

 

Baxley, John V.

 

Paper:  “Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems with Multiple Positive Solutions.”  International Conference on Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, London, Ontario, Canada,  27-31 July 2001.

 

Paper:  “Singular Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems with Multiple Positive Solutions.”  Fourth International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, Wilmington, NC, 24-27 May 2002.

 

 

Berenhaut, Kenneth  S.

 

Paper:  “An Inequality for Recurrences with Restricted Coefficients.”  Tenth International Conference on Fibonacci Numbers, Flagstaff, AZ, 24-28 June 2002.

 

 

Howard, Fredric T.

 

Paper:  “A General Lacunary Recurrence Formula.”  The Fibonacci Association, Flagstaff, AZ, 24-28 June 2002.

 

Paper:  (with Zhou, C.)  “F-L Representations of Division of Polynomials Over a Ring.”  The Fibonacci Association, Flagstaff, AZ, 24-28 June 2002.

 

 

Howards, Hugh N.

 

Presentation:  “Knots that are  Adjacent to the Unknot.”  Williams College, 7 September 2001.

 

Presentation:  “A Mathematical Look at Knots.”  Wake Forest University, 29 November 2001.

 

Presentation: “Turning Knots into Unknots Via Crossing Changes.”  Emory University, 8 February 2002.

 

Presentation:  “Strongly -trivial Knots.”  University of Illinois, Chicago.  6 March 2002.

 

Jiang, Miaohua

 

Presentation:  “On the Derivative Formula of SRB Measures.”  The Fourth International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, Wilmington, NC., 26 May 2002.

 

 

Kuzmanovich, James

 

Presentation:  “The Pythagorean Theorem on Stamps.”  Gentry Middle School, Mt. Airy, NC, 6 December 2001.

 

Presentation:  “My Favorite Mathematical Stamps.”  Pi Mu Epsilon, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, 30 April 2002.

 

 

May, J. Gaylord

 

Paper:  (with Sulek, Joanne M.) “Demand Forecasting with Partial Data.”  Decision Sciences Institute, November 2001.

 

Paper: (with Sulek, Joanne M.) “Forecast Aggregation in Service Operations.”  Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, San Francisco, 5-8 April 2002.

 

 

Plemmons, Robert J.

 

Paper:  “Algorithms for High Resolution Image Reconstruction.”  AFOSR Workshop, Albuquerque, NM, July 2001.

 

Paper:  “Extended Focus Image Reconstruction.”  2001 AMS-IMS-SIAM Summer Research Conference, South Hadley, MA, August 2001.

 

Presentation:  “Numerical Linear Algebra in Imaging.”  SIAM Conference on Signals, Systems and Control, Boston, MA, August 2001.

 

Presentation:  “Optimization Methods in Imaging.”  International Workshop on Numerical Optimization, Curitiba, Brazil, August 2001.

 

Presentation:  “Phase Estimation and Applications.”  NASA/DOD Workshop on New Directions in Atmospheric Imaging, Marshall Space Flight Center, AL, September 2001.

 

Presentation:  “Restoring Extended Focus Imagery.” National Security Agency Briefing on Personnel Identification and Verification, Ft. Meade, MD, October 2001.

 

Presentation:  “3D Restoration of Tomosynthetic Images.”  Optical Society of America Topical Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, November 2001.

 

Presentation:  “Phase Estimation in Optical Imaging.”  SE USA Conference on Applied Mathematics, Raleigh, NC, November 2001.

 

Presentation:  “Image Quality Control.”  AFOSR Workshop on Space Situational Awareness, Maui, HI, January 2002.

 

Presentation:  “Structured Matrices in Imaging.”  Hong Kong Conference on Structured Matrix Computations, Hong Kong, China, May 2001.

 

 

Robinson, Stephen B.

 

Paper:  “On the Second Eigenvalue for Nonhomogenous Quasilinear Operators.”  International Conference on the Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, London, Ontario, Canada,  July 2001.

 

Paper:  (with Webber, R., and Fahey, F.) “Hybrid Fiducial System for Tuned-aperture Computed Tomography.” IADR General Meeting, San Diego, California, March 2002.

 

Presentation:  “Chaos Theory.”  Euzelian Society.  Wake Forest University.  March 2002.

 

 

Rojas, Marielba

 

Paper: (with Steihaug, T.) “An Interior-point Trust-region-based Method for Large-scale Nonnegative Regularization.”  SIAM Conference on Optimization, Toronto, Canada, 20-22 May 2002.

 

Paper: (with Steihaug, T.) “Large-scale Nonnegative Regularization.” Householder Symposium XV, Peebles, Scotland, 17-21 June 2002.

 

Presentation: “Trust-region-based Optimization Techniques for the Regularization of Large-scale Discrete Forms of Ill-posed Problems.” Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden, March 2002.

 

Presentation: “Large-scale Nonnegative Regularization.” Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark, March 2002.

 

 

Wilson, David C.

 

Presentation:  “Perplexing Problems from Probability.” 31st Annual Conference, NCCTM, Greensboro, NC, 11-12 October 2001.

 

 

III.             Editorships, Offices, Consultancies

 

MATHEMATICS

 

Allen, Edward E.

 

Conference Co-organizer (with Kirkman, E. and Kuzmanovich, J.), Mid-Atlantic Algebra Conference, Wake Forest University, 16-17 March 2002.

 

 

Baxley, John V.

 

Conference Co-organizer (with Robinson, S.), Southeastern Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Wake Forest University, November 2001.

 

Steering Committee, Southeastern Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations.

 

 

Carmichael, Richard D.

 

Editorial Board,  International Journal of Mathematical Sciences.

 

Faculty Consultant, Project NexT, Mathematical Association of America.

 

 

Howard, Fredric T.

 

Editor, Conference Proceedings of the Fibonacci Association.

 

President, Fibonacci Association. 

 

 

Howards, Hugh N.

 

Editor, eCalculus.org.

 

Head Judge, National High School Calculus Student Award.

 

Visiting Scholar, University of Illinois, Chicago, 4-16 March 2002.

 

Consultant, Prentice Hall Publishers.

 

 

Kirkman, Ellen E.

 

NSF Review Panel: Research Proposals in Algebra, Arlington, VA, 17-19 January 2002.

 

Association of Women in Mathematics Postdoc Selection Committee.

Association of Women in Mathematics Mentor.

 

AMS/MAA Joint Survey Data Committee.

 

Conference Co-organizer (with Allen, E., and Kuzmanovich J.), Mid-Atlantic Algebra Conference, Wake Forest University, 16-17 March 2002.

 

EDGE Program, Spelman College, Atlanta, 14-17 June 2001.

 

 

Kuzmanovich, James

 

Editorial Board, Communications in Algebra.

 

Judge, MATHCOUNTS, Winston-Salem, NC, 17 February 2002.

 

Conference Co-organizer (with Allen, E., and Kirkman, E.), Mid-Atlantic Algebra Conference, Wake Forest University, 16-17 March 2002.

 

 

Plemmons, Robert J.

 

Editorial Board, Linear Algebra and Applications.

 

Editorial Board, Electronic Transactions on Numerical Analysis.

 

Editorial Board, Applied and Computational Control, Signals, and Circuits.

 

Chair, SIAM Committee on Local Sections.

 

Vice Chair, SIAM Activity Group on Imaging Science.

 

Organizing Committee, Conference on Integrated Imaging, Optical Society of America,  Albuquerque, NM, November 2001.

 

Organizing Committee, Joint Conference on Fast Algorithms, AMS - SIAM, South Hadley, MA, August 2001.

 

Organizing Committee, Joint Conference on Imaging Science, SIAM, Boston, MA, August 2001.

 

Organizing Committee, Conference on Optimization and Numerical Linear Algebra,

Curitiba, Brazil, August 2001.

 

Consultant, Boeing Phantom Works.

 

Consultant, Air Force Space Command.

 

 

Robinson, Stephen B.

 

Conference Co-organizer (with Baxley, J.),  Southeastern Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Wake Forest University, November 2001.

 

Organizer, Piedmont Differential Equations Seminar.

 

 

Wilson, David C.

 

North Carolina State Mathematics Contest Committee.

 

Executive Board, North Carolina State Mathematics Contest Committee.

 

 

 

IV.              External Grants Received

 

MATHEMATICS

 

Baxley, John V.

 

$7,500.00        Southeastern Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations.”

                          National Science Foundation.

 

 

Plemmons, Robert J.

 

$185,000.00    “Novel Methods for Image Quality Control.”

                          National Security Agency (through the Army Research Office).

 

$185,000.00    “Space Situational Awareness.”

                          Air Force Office of Scientific Research (subcontract with University of New Mexico).