**Summary of WFU Faculty Information Forms**

**For **

**Reporting Professional Activities**

**Math Department**

**2006-2007**

**I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits**

**III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies**

**I. Publications, Performances,
Exhibits**

**Allen,
Edward E.**

(with Jacquelyn S.
Fetrow, Larry W. Daniel, Stan J. Thomas and David J. John) Computational
Algebraic Applications to Dependency Models of Protein Signal Transduction
Networks from Time-Series Data, *Journal of Theoretical
Biology* **238**
(2006), 317-330.

(with Anthony Pecorella, Jacquelyn Fetrow,
David J. John and William Turkett) Reconstructing Networks Using Co-Temporal
Functions*,* *Proceedings of Association
of Computing Machinery Southeast Conference *2006, 417-422.

**Berenhaut,
Kenneth S.**

(with Saidak, F. and O’Keefe,
A. B.) Recursive sequences of the form
$y_n=a_{n}y_{n-1}+y_{n-2}$ with integer coefficients, *Indian
Journal of Mathematics, *Vol. **48 **(2006), no.
1, 39-54**. **

(with Stevic, S.) A note on positive
non-oscillatory solutions of the difference equation $x_{n+1}=\alpha +
\frac{{x_{n-k}}^p}{{x_n}^p}$. *J. Difference Equ. Appl.*** 12 **(2006), no.
5, 495--499.

(with Foley, J. D., and Stevic,
S.) The global attractivity of the rational difference equation
$y_{n}=\frac{y_{n-k}+y_{n-m}}{1+y_{n-k}y_{n-m}}$, *Applied Mathematics
Letters,* Published online at *Science Direct*,
30 May 2006.

(with Stevic, S.) The global
attractivity of a higher order rational difference equation, *Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications*, Published
online at *Science Direct*, 24 April 2006.

(with Stevic, S.) The difference equation
$x_{n+1}=\a+\frac{x_{n-k}}{\sum_{i=0}^{k-1}c_ix_{n-i}}$ has solutions
converging to zero, *Journal
of Mathematical Analysis and Applications*, Published online at *Science Direct*,
24 April 2006.

(with Dice, J. E., Foley, J. D.,
Iricanin, B. and Stevic, S.) Periodic Solutions of the Rational Difference
Equation $y_{n}=\frac{y_{n-3}+y_{n-4}}{y_{n-1}}$, *J. Difference
Equ. Appl.*** 12 **(2006),
no. 2, 183--189.

(with Foley, J. D.) Explicit
bounds for multi-dimensional linear recurrences with restricted coefficients, *Journal of Mathematical
Analysis and Applications*, Published
online at *Science Direct*, 9 November 2005.

(with Goedhart, E. G., Stević,
S.) Explicit bounds for
third-order difference equations, *ANZIAM J. * ** 47 **(2006),
359-366.

(with K. S., Foley, J. D. and Stevic, S.)
Quantitative bounds for the recursive sequence $y_n=A+\frac{y_{n-1}}{y_{n-k}}$,
*Applied Mathematics Letters*, Published online at *Science
Direct*, 18 January 2006.

(with Stevic, S.) A note on the difference equation $x\sb
{n+1}=\frac{1}{x\sb nx\sb {n-1}}+\frac{1}{x\sb {n-3}x\sb {n-4}}$. *J. Difference
Equ. Appl.*** 11 **(2005),
no. 14, 1225--1228.

(with
Morton, D. C. and Fan, Y. W.) Bounds for second-order recurrences in terms of
maximal products over integer partitions, *Proceedings of the
Eleventh International Conference on Fibonacci Number, *To Appear in
June 2006.

(with Lewis, J.**,** Souter, R. and Daniels, R. F.) Completely compatible taper,
whole tree and merchantable volume models based on the gamma and inverse gamma
probability functions, *Forest Science*,
**51**, No. 6., pp. 578-584.

(with Fan, Y. W.) A bound for linear recurrence relations with
unbounded order. *Comput. Math. Appl.*** 50 **(2005), no.
3-4, 509--518.

(with Thul, C., Choi, H. S., Suerken, C. and
Norris, J.) A
comprehensive survey of school psychologists' attitudes, feelings, and
professional services offered to gay male and/or lesbian parents and their
children, *Journal of
Applied School Psychology*,
Volume **22**, Issue 1, pages 89-109.

(with Morton D. C. and Fletcher, P. T.) Bounds for inverses of triangular Toeplitz matrices.

*SIAM** J. Matrix Anal. Appl.*** 27 **(2005), no.
1, 212—217.

**Jiang, Miaohua**

(with R. de la Llave) Linear Response function for Coupled Hyperbolic Attractors, Communications in Mathematical Physics, 261, 379-404 (2006)

**Kirkman, Ellen E.**

(with Kuzmanovich, J.) Fixed
subrings of Noetherian graded regular rings,* Journal of Algebra*
288 (2005), 463-484

**Kuzmanovich,
James J.**

(with Kirkman, E.) Fixed Subrings
of Noetherian Graded Regular Algebras, *Journal of Algebra ***288 **(2005), 463 – 484.

**Norris,
James L.**

(with Thul, C., Choi, H. S., Suerken, C. K.^{ }, Berenhaut, K. S.) A comprehensive survey of school
psychologists' attitudes, feelings, and professional services offered to gay
male and/or lesbian parents and their children, *Journal of Applied School Psychology*, Volume **22**,
Issue 1, pages 89-109.

**Plemmons, Robert J.**

(with Pauca, P. and Piper, J.) *Nonnegative matrix
factorization for spectral data analysis , *

(with Shahnaz, S., *Document Clustering using Nonnegative Matrix
Factorization.* **Information Processing and
Management**, Vol. 42, pp. 373-386, January 2006.

(with Bardsley, J., Jefferies,
S. and Nagy, J.) *A Computational Method for the Restoration of Images with an Unknown,
Spatially-Varying Blur. ***Optics
Express**, Vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 1767-1782, March 2006.

(with Mu, Z. and Santago, P.)
Iterative Ultrasonic Signal and Image Deconvolution for Estimation of the
Complex Medium Response, **International Journal of
Imaging Systems and Technology**, Vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 266-266, April
2006.

**Robinson,
Stephen B.**

(with Drabek,
P.) Multiple positive solutions for elliptic boundary value problems, *Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics,* Volume 36, Number 1,
2006

(with Rudd, M.) *Multiplicity results for
semipositone problems on balls*. Dynamic Systems and Applications, ** 15 **(2006), no. 1, 133--146.

**Allen,
Edward E.**

Lecture: *Algebraic and discrete
techniques in modeling signal transduction networks from time-series data*,
Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics, Taormina Italy, June 24, 2005.

Paper: *Discrete Mathematical
Modeling of Signal Transduction Networks***, **(co-authors E. E. Allen, D. J. John, J. S. Fetrow,
S. J. Thomas, L. W. Daniel), Poster Session, August 1, 2005, The Protein
Society Nineteenth Symposium Poster Session, Boston, MA.

`Presentation: `*Reconstructing Networks Using Co-Temporal Functions,* (with Anthony Pecorella, Jacquelyn Fetrow, David J. John and William Turkett), Association of Computing Machinery Southeast Conference 2006, Melbourne Florida , March 2006.

`Note: William Turkett did the presentation of the preceding paper.`

**Berenhaut,
Kenneth S.**

Presentation: *Quantitative Bounds for
Linear Difference Equations,* Conference on Differential & Difference
Equations and Applications, August 1-5, 2005,

Presentation: (with __Foley, J. D.__) *Linear
Difference Equations and Associated Polynomials, *Conference on Difference Equations, Special Functions and Applications, July
25 - July 30, 2005,

Presentation:
(with __Foley, J. D.__, and Stevic, S.) *The Periodic Character of the Rational Difference Equation y _{n}
*= 1+ y

Presentation: (with __Foley, J. D.__) *Periodicity and patterns in nonlinear difference
equations, *2006 Southeast Regional Meeting On Numbers,
March 18-19, 2006,

Presentation: (with __Gibson, B. G. and Newman, J. H.__)
*Bounds for fourth order (0,1) difference equations*,
MAA MathFest, August 4–6, 2005,

Presentation:
__(with O’Keefe, A.)__ *Bounds for Recurrences on Partially Ordered Sets*, Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 12–15, 2006,

Presentation: (with __A. O’Keefe,__ and F. Saidak), *Recurrences on ranked posets*, 2006
Southeast Regional Meeting On Numbers, March 18-19, 2006,

(with __Abernathy, Z. J. __and Y. W. Fan), *Bounds for Linear Recurrence Relations with Unbounded Order*, Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 12–15, 2006,

*Underline
designates Presenter.

**Kirkman,
Ellen**

Paper: (with Kuzmanovich, J.
and Zhang, J.) “Reflections of regular algebras”, MAA Southeast Section
Meeting,

**Kuzmanovich,
James**

Paper: “Reflections of Artin-Schelter Regular
Algebras”, Special Session on Regular Algebras and Noncommutative Geometry,
American Mathematical Society Meeting, Unversity of

**Norris,
James L.**

Presentation: (with Turket, W. H., Thomas, S. J., Reily, A.
J., and Petrow, J. S.) Modeling protein signal transduction network via Markov
Chain Monte Carlo sampling of Bayesian networks. The Protein Society 19^{th}
Symposium.

**Plemmons,
Robert J.**

Paper and Presentation:
“Optimizing Phase Masks for Iris Recognition”, Optical Society of

Presentation: “Array Imaging for Superresolution”, International Conference on Superresolution Imaging,

Presentation: “The PERIODIC System for High Resolution and Low Profile Imaging”,

Optical Society of

Paper and
Presentation: “Algorithms and Theory for
Nonnegative Matrix Factorizations in Data Mining”, International Conference on
Computational Statistics,

Presentations: “Nonnegative Matrix Factorization and Applications”,
Technion Workshop on Data Mining,

Presentations: “Some Computational Issues in Spectral
Imaging”,

Presentations: “Low-Rank Nonnegative Factorizations for
Spectral Imaging Applications”, Stanford Workshop on Algorithms for Modern
Massive Data Sets,

**Raynor,
Sarah G.**

Presentation: “Blowup Solutions of the Semilinear
Schrödinger Equation,” at the Nonlinear Dispersive Wave Phenomena conference in
Anogia,

**Robinson,
Stephen B.**

Presentation:
“*Multiple positive solutions for singular boundary
value problems”*. Invited to
participate in special session: Boundary Value Problems for Ordinary
Differential Equations for the AMS meeting in

Lecture: “*Multiple positive solutions for singular boundary value problems” and** “Multiple
positive solutions for elliptic boundary value problems”.** * Invited to participate in special session
at DCDIS-Differential Equations, July 29^{th} to July 31^{st}
at the University of Guelph, Ontario.

**III.
**__Editorships, Offices, Consultancies__

**MATHEMATICS
**

**Berenhaut,
Kenneth S.**

Associate Editor, *Australian Journal of Mathematical Analysis*

Editorial Board, *International Mathematical Forum*

Editorial
Board, *International Journal of Contemporary Mathematical
Sciences*

Editorial
Board, *International Journal of Mathematical Analysis*

Editorial
Board, *Applied Mathematical Sciences*

Editorial
Board, *The Journal of World Mathematical Review*

Editorial
Board, *International Journal of Algebra*

Founding
Editor, *Involve-Mathematics*

**Carmichael, Richard D.**

Editorial Board, *International Journal of Mathematical Sciences.*

Editorial Board, *Journal of the *

**Kirkman, Ellen E.**

Joint Data Committee (AMS, MAA,
ASA,

·
“2005 Annual Survey
of the Mathematical Sciences (AMS-ASA-IMS-MAA): First Report”, *Notices of the AMS*, February 2006, (Volume 53, Number 2),
230-245.

·
“2004 Annual Survey
of the Mathematical Sciences (AMS-ASA-IMS-MAA): Second Report”, *Notices of the AMS*, August 2005 (Volume 52, Number 7),
745-758.

·
“2004 Annual Survey
of the Mathematical Sciences (AMS-ASA-IMS-MAA): Third Report”, *Notices of the AMS*, September 2005 (Volume 52, Number 8), 871-883.

Participated in Panel sponsored by Association of Women in Mathematics at Joint Meetings, San Antonio, Texas, 12 January, 2006, “Lawrence Summers: one year later”.

Chair, AMS Southeastern Section Program Committee

Elected Governor, Southeastern Section MAA: Term July 2006-June 2009.

Appointed member to the 2005
CBMS Survey Committee (of the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences,

Appointed AMS representative to
the Commission of Professionals in Science and Technology (

Appointed member of the MAA
Committee on the Teaching of Undergraduate Mathematics (CTUM) (met

**Kuzmanovich,
James**

Member of the Board of Editors
of *Communications in Algebra*.

**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, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Section
Committee

**Plemmons,
Robert J.**

$304,000 “Space Situational Awareness-Research at

AFOSR – subcontract from UNM

Increment $65,000, January 2006

$80,000 “Novel Integrated Optical systems for Iris Recognition”

CIA Funding through DynCorp, Inc.

February, 2006, Co-PI

$238,180 – 3 yr total.

I am also a Co-PI, along with Paul Pauca on an ARO Grant with Todd Torgerson as PI. “Innovative Methods for High Resolution Imaging and Feature Extraction” June 2005

$143,700 (first yr) Computational Methods for 3-D Data Analysis using Tensor Factorization

Army Research Office

*submitted June 2006

**Robinson,
Stephen B.**

$20,000 “Quasilinear Boundary Value Problems”

Czech Ministry of Education

**V.
**__Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Research, or
Professional Activites__

**Berenhaut,
Kenneth S.**

M. A. Hooder at the 2006 Graduate Hooding Ceremony

“Certificate of Appreciation” This is a student nominated award and is issued by the student government.

2006 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship Nominee

2006

**Howards,
Hugh**

“Certificate of
Appreciation” This is a student
nominated award and is issued by the student government.

**Jiang,
Miaohua**

Sterge Faculty Fellow

**Raynor,
Sarah**

Sterge Faculty Fellow

**Robinson,
Stephen B.**

“Certificate of Appreciation” This is a student nominated award and is issued by the student government.

**Warrington,
Gregory S.**

Sterge Faculty Fellow