SUMMARY OF WFU MATHEMATICS FACULTY INFORMATION FORMS

FOR

REPORTING PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

REYNOLDA CAMPUS

2002-2003

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

 

 

I.          Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

MATHEMATICS

 

Baxley, John V.

 

(with Moorhouse, John C.)  “Some Properties of R. G. D. Allen’s Treatment of Kalecki’s 1935 Model on Business Cycles.” Journal of the History of Economic Thought 24 (2002): 463-474.

 

(with Haywood, L. J.) “Multiple Positive Solutions of Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems.” Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems 10 (Series A)(2003): 157-167.

 

(with Enloe, C. G.) “Nonlinear Initial-Value Problems with Positive Global Solutions.” Electronic Journal of Differential Equations, Conference 10 (2003).

 

 

Berenhaut, Kenneth S.

 

(with Hall, D. B.) “Score Tests for Heterogeneity and Overdispersion in Zero-Inflated Poisson and Binomial Regression Models.” Canadian Journal of Statistics 30 (2002): 415-430.

 

(with Lund, R. B.)  “Bounds for Linear Recurrences with Restricted Coefficients.” Journal of Inequalities in Pure and Applied Mathematics 4 (2003): 15 pages.

 

 

Carmichael, Richard D.

 

“Research Problems Associated with Generalizations of  Functions and Boundary Values.” International Journal of Mathematical Sciences 1 (2002): 1-12. 

 

 

 

 

Howard, Frederic T.

 

“A Generalized Chinese Remainder Theorem.”  The College Mathematics Journal  33 (2002): 279-282.

 

“The Sum of the Squares of Two Generalized Fibonacci Numbers.”  The Fibonacci Quarterly 41 (2003): 80-84.

 

 

Jiang, Miaohua

 

“Sinai-Ruelle-Bowen Measures for Lattice Dynamical Systems.” Journal of Statistical Physics 111 (2003): 863-902.

 

 

Kirkman, Ellen

 

(with Small, Lance) “Examples of FCR Algebras.” Communications in Algebra 30 (2002): 3311-3326.

 

(with Musson, Ian) “Hopf Down-up Algebras.” Journal of Algebra 262 (2003): 42-53.

 

 

Norris, James L.

 

(with Rejeski, W., Foy, C. G., Brawley, L. R., Brubaker, P. H., Focht, B. C., and Smith M. L.) “Older Adults in Cardiac Rehabilitation.” Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 34 (2002): 1705-1713.

 

(with Hairston, W. D., Wallace, M. T., Vaughan, J. W., Stein, B. E., and Schirillo, J. A.) “Visual Localization Ability Influences Cross-modal Bias.” Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 15 (2003): 20-29.

 

 

Plemmons, Robert J.

 

(with Chu, M.) “Real-Valued Low Rank Circulant Approximation.” SIAM J. Matrix Analysis 24 (2002): 645-659.

 

(with Mu, P., and Santago, P.)  “Estimation of Complex Ultrasonic Medium Responses by Deconvolution.” Proc. IEEE Symposium on Biomedical Engineering, Washington, DC,

(2002): 1047-1050.

 

(with Pauca, P., Prasad, S. and Torgersen, T.) “Integrated Optics Systems for Image Quality Control.” Proc. AMOS Technical Conference, Maui, HI, (2002): 155-164.

 

(with Chu, M., and Funderlic, R.) “Structured Low Rank Approximation.” Linear Algebra and Its Applications 366 (2003): 157-172.

 

 

 

Robinson, Stephen B.

 

(with Drabek, P.)  “Landesman-Lazer Problems for the p-Laplacian.”  Partial Differential Equations,

Lecture Notes in Pure and Applied Mathematics, 229, Marcel Dekker, New York, 2002, 171-181.

 

“On the Average Value for Nonconstant Eigenfunctions of the p-Laplacian Assuming Neumann Boundary Data.” Electronic Journal Differential Equations 10 (2002): 251-256.

 

 

Rojas, Marielba

 

(with Steihaug, T.) “An Interior-point Trust-region-based Method for Large-scale Non-negative Regularization.” Inverse Problems 18 (2002): 1291-1307.

 

(With Steihaug, T.) “Large-scale Optimization Techniques for Nonnegative Image Restorations.” Proceedings of SPIE (Society for Photo-Optical Engineering) 4791 (2002): 233-242.

 

 

II.        Papers and Presentations

 

Baxley, John V.

 

Paper:  “Nonlinear Higher Order Boundary Value Problems with Multiple Positive Solutions.”  Southeastern Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 10-12 October 2002.

 

Presentation:  “Infinite Series and How they Grow.”  High Point University, High Point, NC, 23 October 2002.

 

Presentation:  “What’s the Value of the Mean Value Theorem?” Davidson College, Davidson, NC, 14 November 2002.

 

Presentation:  “The Adventure of Mathematical Ideas.” Joint Southeastern Meeting of Mathematical Association of America and Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 19-20 March 2003.

 

Presentation:  “Infinite Series and How they Grow.” UNC-Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, 22 April 2003.

 

Presentation:  “Homicide Detectives, Differential Equations and Notebook Computers.”  UNC-Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, 22 April 2003.

 

Paper:  “Global Solutions of Nonlinear Initial Value Problems.”  Fourth International Conference on Dynamic Systems and Applications, Moorhouse College, Atlanta, GA, 21-24 May 2003.

 

 

Howards, Hugh N.

 

Paper:  “Brunnian Circles.”  Geometric Topology, A Satellite Conference of the ICM 2002,  Xi’an, China, 13 August 2002.

 

Presentation:  “How to Untie Knots.”  North Carolina Governor’s School, Raleigh, NC, Summer 2002.

 

Presentation: Lectures at the Knot Theory Prep Workshop, Summer 2002.

 

 

Jiang, Miaohua

 

Paper: “Infimum of Entropy for Hyperbolic Attractors.” SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems (DS03), Snowbird, UT, 26 May 2003.

 

Paper: “Coupled Map Lattice Models of Tree Migration.” SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems (DS03), Snowbird, UT, 29 May 2003.

 

 

Kirkman, Ellen

 

Paper: “Simple Modules for Noetherian Down-up Algebras.” International Conference on Algebra (Satellite Conference of ICM 2002), Suzhour, China, 29 August – 2 September 2002.

 

Paper: “Simple Modules for Noetherian Down-up Algebras.” Special Session “Ring Theory and Related Topics”, AMS 2002 Fall Central Section Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 12-13 October 2002.

 

 

Kuzmanovich, James

 

Paper: “Properties of Down-up Algebras from Trees.” Special Session in Ring Theory, Regional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 12-13 October 2002.

 

Paper: “Computing the Global Dimensions of Down-up Algebras from Trees.” Mid-Atlantic Algebra Conference, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 9-10 November 2002.

 

Presentation: “Finite Subgroups of .” Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 15 November 2002.

 

 

Plemmons, Robert J.

 

Presentation:  “New Directions in Integrated Optical Imaging.” SPIE Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, July 2002.

 

Presentation: “Inverse Problems in Optical Design Optimization.” International Conference on Inverse Problems, Stobl, Austria, August 2002.

 

Presentation: “Integrated Optics Systems for Image Quality Control.” AMOS Technical Conference, Maui, HI, September 2002.

 

Presentation: “Mining Scientific Data.” AFOSR Workshop on Space Situational Awareness, Maui, HI, January 2003.

 

Presentation: “Engineering the Pupil Phase for Image Quality.” AeroSense Conference on Technologies and Systems for Defense and Security, Orlando, FL, April 2003.

 

 

Robinson, Stephen B.

 

Paper:  “Multiple Positive Solutions for a Class of Elliptic Boundary Value Problems.” 22nd Southeastern-Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 11-12 October 2002.

 

Paper:  “Multiple Positive Solutions for a Class of Elliptic Boundary Value Problems.” University of West Bohemia, Czech. Republic, 12 March 2003.

 

Paper:  “Multiple Positive Solutions for a Class of Elliptic Boundary Value Problems.” Workshop on Advances in Theory and Applications of Partial Differential Equations, The Fourth International Conference on Dynamic Systems and Applications, Atlanta, GA, 21-24 May 2003.

 

 

Rojas, Marielba

 

Paper: “Large-scale Optimization Techniques for Nonnegative Image Restorations.” Annual Meeting of the SPIE (Society for Photo-Optical Engineering), Seattle, WA, July 2002.

 

Paper: “LSTRS: Matlab Code for Large-Scale Trust-Region Subproblems.” St. Girons II: Meeting on Sparse Matrices and Grid Computing, St. Girons, France, 10-13 June 2003.

 

Presentation: “Large-Scale Nonnegative Regularization.” Scientific Computing and Computational Mathematics Seminar, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, November 2002.

 

Presentation: “Large-Scale Optimization Techniques for the Regularization of Ill-Posed Problems.” Mathematical and Computational Sciences Division Seminar, National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), Washington, DC, May 2003.

 

 

 

III.             Editorships, Offices, Consultancies

 

MATHEMATICS

 

Baxley, John V.

 

Section Lecturer, 2002-2003, Southeastern Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

 

 

Carmichael, Richard D.

 

Editorial Board,  International Journal of Mathematical Sciences.

 

Judge, Student Research Poster Session, MAA, Baltimore, MD, 17 January 2003.

 

 

 

Daniel, Doug

 

Reader, Advanced Placement Calculus Test.

 

 

Howard, Fredric T.

 

President, The Fibonacci Association. 

 

Organizer, The Tenth International Conference on Fibonacci Numbers.

 

Editor, Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Fibonacci Numbers.

 

 

Howards, Hugh N.

 

Editor, eCalculus.org.

 

Head Judge, National High School Calculus Student Award.

 

Head Judge, National Calculus Scholarship.

 

Head of Publicity, National Calculus Scholarship.

 

Organizer, Mathematics Association of America PREP Workshop in Topology.

 

 

Kirkman, Ellen E.

 

AMS/ASA/MAA Joint Survey Data Committee.

 

Association of Women in Mathematics Mentor.

 

2005 CBMS Survey Committee.

 

Commission of Professionals in Science and Technology.

 

EDGE (Enhancing  Diversity in Graduate Education) Application Committee.

 

 

Kuzmanovich, James

 

Board of Directors, Wachovia Historical Society.

 

Editorial Board, Communications in Algebra.

 

Judge, MATHCOUNTS, Winston-Salem, NC, 22 February 2003.

 

Panel Judge, Mathematical Association of America Regional Meeting, Clemson, SC, 21-22 March 2003.

 

 

Plemmons, Robert J.

 

Advisory Editor, Linear Algebra and Applications.

 

Editorial Board, Electronic Transactions on Numerical Analysis.

 

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

 

Chair, Section Committee, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

 

Vice Chair, Activity Group on Imaging Science, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

 

Workshop Organizer, NSF Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics.

 

Consultant, Boeing Phantom Works, Seattle, WA.

 

Consultant, Air Force Space Command.

 

 

 

IV.              External Grants Received

 

MATHEMATICS

 

Plemmons, Robert J.

 

$250,000.00    “Novel Integrated Optical Systems for Image Quality Control.”

                          National Security Agency.