SUMMARY OF WFU FACULTY INFORMATION FORMS

For

Reporting Professional Activities

 

Reynolda Campus

2003-2004

 

MATHEMATICS

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

 

I.          Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Baxley, John V.

 

(with Carroll, Phillip)  “Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems with Multiple Positive Solutions.”  Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems, American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (2003):

83-90.

 

(with Houmand, Corey)  “Nonlinear Higher Order Boundary Value Problems with Multiple Positive Solutions” Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications 286 (2003): 682-691.

 

 

Carmichael, Richard D.

 

“Abelian and Tauberian Theorems for and Stieltjes Transforms.” Proceedings of the International Conference on Analysis and Applications (R.S.Pathak and Nand Lal, Editors). New Dehli: Allied Publishers Private Limited (2004): 16-30. 

 

 

Howard, Frederic T.

 

(with Zhou, Chizhong) “On the kth Order F-L Identity.”  The Fibonacci Quarterly  41 (2003): 345-351.

 

“A General Lacunary Recurrence Formula.”  Applications of Fibonacci Numbers, Vol. 9 (F.T. Howard, Editor).  Kluwer Academmic Publishers, Dordrecht (2004), 121-135.

 

(with Zhou, Chizhong) “F-L Representation of Division of Polynomials Over a Ring.” Applications of Fibonacci Numbers, Vol. 9 (F.T. Howard, Editor).  Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht (2004), 297-308.

 

 

Jiang, Miaohua

 

(with Fernandez, Bastien) “Coupling Two Unimodal Maps with Simple Kneading Sequences.” Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems 24 (2004): 107-125.

 

 

Kirkman, Ellen

 

“2002 Annual Survey of the Mathematical Sciences (AMS-ASA-IMS-MAA): Second Report.” Notices of the AMS 50 (2003): 801-813.

 

“2002 Annual Survey of the Mathematical Sciences (AMS-ASA-IMS-MAA): Third Report.”  Notices of the AMS 50 (2003): 925-935.

 

“2003 Annual Survey of the Mathematical Sciences (AMS-ASA-IMS-MAA): First Report.”  Notices of the AMS 51 (2004).

 

 

Norris, James L.

 

(with Pledger, S. and Pollock, K.H.) “Open Capture-recapture Models with Heterogeneity: I. Cormak-Jolly-Seber Model.” Biometrics 59 (2003): 786-794.

 

 

Plemmons, Robert J.

 

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

 

(with Prasad, S., Torgersen, T., Pauca, V. and van der Gracht, J.)  “Engineering the Pupil Phase to Improve Image Quality.” Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5108 Visual Information Processing XII (Z. Rahman, R. Schowengerdt, and S. Reichenbach, Editors). 5108 (2003): 1-12.

 

(with Pauca, P., Prasad, S., Torgersen, T., and van der Gracht, J.) “Integrated Optical-Digital Approaches for Enhancing Image Restoration and Focus Invariance.” Proceedings SPIE Symposium Advanced Signal Processing: Algorithms, Architectures, and Implementations, San Diego, CA, July 2003.

 

(with Pauca, V., Prasad, S., Torgerson, T., and van der Gracht, J.) “Restoring Images with Space Variant Blur via Pupil Phase Engineering.” Optics in Information Systems, Special Issue on Computer Imaging, SPIE Int. Tech. Group Newsletter 14 (2003): 4-5.

 

(with Pauca, V., Prasad, S., Torgerson, T., van der Gracht, J., and Vogel, C.) “An Integrated Optical-Digital Approach for Improved Image Restoration.” Proceedings of the 2003 AMOS Meeting, Maui, HW, September 2003.

 

(with Yuan, J., Golub, R., and Cecilio, W.) “Semi-Conjugate Direction Methods for Real Positive Definite Systems.” BIT Numerical Mathematics 44 (2004): 189-207.

 

 

Robinson, Stephen B.

 

“On the Second Eigenvalue for Nonhomogeneous Quasilinear Operators.”   SIAM Journal of Mathematical Analysis 35 (2003): 1241-1249.

 

 

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

 

 

Allen, Edward E.

 

Paper: (with Cox, M.) “Bitableaux Bases for Some Garsia-Haiman Modules.” 19th British Combinatorial Conference, University of Wales, Bangor, Wales, 30 June 2003.

 

 

Baxley, John V.

 

Lecture: “Variations on the Weierstrass Approximation Theorem.” University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN, 20 November 2003.

 

Colloquium: “Higher Order Boundary Value Problems with Multiple Solutions.” University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN, 20 November 2003.

 

Paper: “Higher Order Boundary Value Problems with Multiple Solutions.” Fifth International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, California State Polytechnic University, Pomono, CA, 16-19 June 2004.

 

 

Berenhaut, Kenneth S.

 

Paper: (with Bandyopadhyay, D.) “Monotone Convex Sequences and Cholesky Decomposition of Symmetric Toeplitz Matrices.”  Summer Research Conference in Statistics, Blacksburg, VA, 6-9 June 2004.

 

Paper: (with Morton, D.C. and Fletcher, P.T.) “Bounds for Inverses of Triangular Matrices.” Summer Research Conference in Statistics, Blacksburg, VA, 6-9 June 2004.

 

 

Connolly, Jule M.

 

Presentation: Workshop, North Carolina Teachers of Mathematics, 33rd Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC, 9 October 2003.

 

 

Howard, Fredric T.

 

Colloquium:  “The Probability of Consecutive Numbers in Lotto.”  Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC, 10 October 2003.

 

 

Howards, Hugh N.

 

Lecture:  Knot Theory Prep. Workshop, Mathematical Association of America, Wake Forest University, Summer 2003.

 

Colloquium:  “Brunnian Circles.”  University of California, Davis, 24 September 2003.

 

Paper:  “Round Brunnian Links.”  American Mathematics Society Sectional Meeting, Chapel Hill, NC, 25 October 2003.

 

Presentation: “Knots.” (A presentation to visiting 4th graders), 11 November 2003.

 

Colloquium:  “The Amazing World of Knots.” Emory University, 13 November 2003.

 

Colloquium:  “Brunnian Spheres.”  Emory University, 14 November 2003.

 

Lecture:  “Knot Theory.”  Mathematical Association of America, Elon University, April 2004.

 

 

Jiang, Miaohua

 

Paper: “Linear Response Function of Coupled Hyperbolic Attractors.” Sixth International Joint Meeting of the AMS and the Sociedad Matematica Mexicana, Houston, TX, 13-15 May 2004.

 

 

Kirkman, Ellen

 

Paper: “Fixed Rings of Noetherian Graded Regular Rings.” Canadian Mathematical Society, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 5-9 December 2003.

 

Paper: “Fixed Rings of Noetherian Graded Regular Rings.” American Mathematical Society, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 3-4 April 2004.

 

 

Kuzmanovich, James

 

Paper: “Fixed Subrings of Noetherian Graded Regular Rings.” American Mathematical Society Meeting, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 24-25 October 2003.

 

 

Norris, James L.

 

Paper: “Multiple Species Models for True Abundances Allowing for Heterogeneity of Capture Between and Within Species.”  EURING International Conference, Rodolfsell, Germany, September 2003.

 

Colloquium:  “Multiple Species Models for True Abundances Allowing for Heterogeneity of Capture Between and Within Species.”  Biostatistics Seminar Series, Wake Forest University Biostatistics Section.  November 2003.

 

 

Plemmons, Robert J.

 

Lecture:  “Overview of Image Quality Control by Pupil Phase Engineering.” International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Sydney, Australia, July 2003.

 

Lecture: “Tutorial on Integrated Optical-Digital Approach for Enhancing Images.” Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics Workshop on Inverse Problems, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, October 2003.

 

Lecture: “Tutorial on Mining Scientific Data.”  Workshop on Scientific Computation, Singapore, December 2003.

 

Lecture: “Some Inverse Problems in Imaging.” International Conference on Image Processing, Singapore, December 2003.

 

Paper: (with van der Gracht J., Prasad, P., Pauca, V. and Torgerson, T.) “Iris Recognition with Enhanced Depth-of-Field Image Acquisition.” DOD Conference on Defense and Security, Orlando, FL, April 2004.

 

Paper: (with Pauca, V., Shahnaz, F., and Berry, Michael) “Text Mining using Nonnegative Matrix Factorizations.” SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, Orlando, FL, April 2004.

 

Paper: (with Piper, J., Pauca, V., Giffin, and M., Hamada, K.) “Non-Imaging Identification and Classification of Space Objects from Spectral Sensor Data.” Fitzpatrik Center Annual Conference, Durham, NC, May 2004.

 

 

Robinson, Stephen B.

 

Paper:  “Defining a Second Eigenvalue for a Class of Nonomogenous Quasilinear Operators.” Mini-Workshop on Nonlinear Spectral and Eigenvalue Theory with Applications to the p-Laplacian, Oberwolfach, Germany, 15-21 February 2004.

 

Paper:  “Positive Solutions for a Class of Elliptic Boundary Value Problems.” Joint Mathematics Meetings and AMS Special Session, Phoenix, AZ, January 2004.

 

 

 

Rojas, Marielba

 

Paper: (with Santos, S.A., Sorenson, D.C.) “LSTRS: Matlab Software for Large-Scale Trust-Region Subproblems and Regularization.” 12th Workshop of the MODE Group, Le Havre, France 25-27 March 2004.

 

Paper: “LSTRS: Matlab Software for Large-Scale Trust-Region Subproblems and Regularization.” Department of Informatics and Mathematical Modelling, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark, August 2003.

 

Paper: “An Interior-Point Trust-Region-Based Method for Large-Scale Non-Negative Regularization.”  Laboratory of Mathematics for Industry and Physics Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France, October 2003.

 

Paper:  “LSTRS: Matlab Software for Large-Scale Trust-Region Subproblems and Regularization.” Center for Research and Advanced Training in Scientific Computing (CERFACS), Toulouse, France, November 2003.

 

 

 

III.             Editorships, Offices, Consultancies

 

 

Carmichael, Richard D.

 

Editorial Board, International Journal of Mathematical Sciences.

 

 

Howard, Fredric T.

 

President, The Fibonacci Association. 

 

Editor, Applications of Fibonacci Numbers, Vol. 9.  Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2004.

 

 

Howards, Hugh N.

 

Editor, eCalculus.org.

 

Head Judge, National High School Calculus Student Award.

 

Head Judge, National Calculus Scholarship.

 

Head of Publicity, National Calculus Scholarhship.

 

Organizer, Mathematics Association of America PREP Workshop in Topology, Summer 2003.

Kirkman, Ellen E.

 

Invited participant, EDGE (Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education) Symposium,

Spelman College, 24-26 June 2004

 

Mentor, Association of Women in Mathematics.

 

Organizer (with Green, E.), Special Session on “Algebras and Their Representations.” American Mathematical Society, Chapel Hill, NC 24-25 October 2003.

 

Chair and appointed American Mathematical Society Representative,

Joint AMS/ASA/IMS/MAA Data Committee.

 

Member, 2005 CBMS Survey Committee of Professionals in Science and Technology.

 

Member, Southeast Section Program Committee, American Mathematical Society.

 

Member, Committee on the Teaching of Undergraduate Mathematics, Mathematical Association of America.

 

Appointed representative of American Mathematical Society,

Commission of Professionals in Science and Technology.

 

 

 

Kuzmanovich, James

 

Board of Directors, Wachovia Historical Society.

 

Editorial Board, Communications in Algebra.

 

Judge, MATHCOUNTS, Winston-Salem, NC, 14 February 2004.

 

 

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.

 

 

Wilson, David C.

 

Member, NC State Mathematics Contest Committee.

 

 

IV.              External Grants Received

 

MATHEMATICS

 

Plemmons, Robert J.

 

$50,000.00      “Pupil Phase Engineering.”

ARO Grant Supplement from CIA.

 

$65,000.00      “Space Situational Awareness.”

                        AFOSR-Subcontract from University of New Mexico.

 

$786,022.00    “Wavefront Coding for Iris Recognition, CDM Optics, Inc.”

                        Central Intelligence Agency,

                        Supplement to Core ARO Grant.

 

$250,000.00    “Novel Integrated Optical Systems for Iris Recognition.”

                        CIA Supplement to Core ARO Grant.

 

$492,000.00    “Novel Integrated Optical Systems for Iris Recognition.”

                        CIA Supplement to Core ARO Grant, CDM Optics, Inc.