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James McLaughlin

AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions

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AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions

AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, I

Wednesday January 7, 2009, 7:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
Balcony C, Mezzanine Level, Marriott

Organizers:

James G. McLaughlin West Chester University
Nancy J. Wyshinski Trinity College

7:30 a.m.

Some of Ramanujan's continued fraction identities - how and why.

Lisa Lorentzen* Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(1046-40-1049)  

8:00 a.m.

Vertical symmetries in continued fraction periods.

Richard K Guy* The University of Calgary
Kell Cheng Hong Kong Institute of Education
Renate Scheidler The University of Calgary
(1046-11-1264)  

8:30 a.m.

Some relations between orthogonal L-polynomials and orthogonal polynomials.

A. Sri Ranga* Universidade Estadual Paulista
Regina da Silva Lamblém Universidade Estadual Paulista
Heron Martins Felix Universidade Estadual Paulista
(1046-33-1328)  

9:00 a.m.

On a Thermodynamic Classification for Real Numbers.

Thomas Garrity* Williams
(1046-11-858)  

9:30 a.m.

Polynomials that take small values at an algebraic integer.

Doug Hensley* Texas A&M University
(1046-11-1738)  

10:00 a.m.

Quadratics, continued fractions and divided cells.

Richard T Bumby* Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Mary E Flahive Oregon State University
(1046-11-832)  

10:30 a.m.

Applying the divided cell algorithm.

Mary E. Flahive* Oregon State University
Richard T. Bumby Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
(1046-11-750)  

AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, II

Thursday January 8, 2009, 7:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Balcony C, Mezzanine Level, Marriott

Organizers:

James G. McLaughlin West Chester University
Nancy J. Wyshinski Trinity College

7:30 a.m.

Some Types of Multi-Dimensional Continued Fractions.

Khrystyna Kuchmins'ka* Pidstryhach Institute of Applied Problems of Mechanics and Mathematics of NAS of Ukraine
(1046-40-606)  

8:30 a.m.

Sequential Closures of Continued Fractions.

Douglas Bowman* Northern Illinois University
(1046-40-1793)  

9:00 a.m.

Classifying Sequential Closures of $q$-continued Fractions.

D Bowman Northern Illinois University
K J Campbell* Northern Illinois University
(1046-11-598)  

9:30 a.m.

Nearest Square Continued Fractions, and Related Results.

Keith R. Matthews Univ. Of Queensland, Brisbane, and Australian Nat'l Univ., Canberra
John P. Robertson* Actuarial and Economic Services Division, National Council on Compensation Insurance, Boca Raton, FL
Jim White Australian National University, Canberra
(1046-11-418)  

10:00 a.m.

Polynomial Continued Fractions and Iterated Function Systems.

Eugen Andrei Ghenciu* University of Alaska Fairbanks
(1046-11-142)  

10:30 a.m.

Some new Families of Tasoevian- and Hurwitzian Continued Fractions.

James G Mc Laughlin* West Chester University, PA
(1046-11-127)  
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