Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY, August 9-13, 1994

Robert J. Lopez, Editor

Preface

Abstracts of Invited Presentations

**I A. Maple in Computer Science**

- "Turtle Graphics" in Maple V.2

*Eugenio Roanes Lozano, Eugenio Roanes Macias* - A Distributed Approach to Problem Solving in Maple

*K.C. Chan, A. Díaz, E. Kaltofen* - Denotational Semantics Applied to the Typesetting of Maple Expressions

*Reid M. Pinchback*

**I B. Maple in Applied Mathematics**

- A Symbolic Engineering Mechanics System Built on OEM Maple

*Philip Todd, Robin McLeod, Marcia Harris* - Signal Processing Using Maple V

*John I. Molinder* - Implementation of a Mapping Procedure for the Domain Decomposition
of PDEs in Maple

*Peiyuan Li, Richard L. Peskin*

**II A. Maple in Education**

- The Influence of Maple on a Linear Algebra Course at the
Delft University of Technology

*Harry A.W.M. Kneppers* - Can Maple Help in Teaching Calculus with Limited Time and Staff?

*Scott R. Fulton* - Enlivening the Mathematics Curriculum with Maple

*G.F. Fitz-Gerald, W.P. Healy*

**II B. Maple in Science**

- Analytical Approaches to Solving Coupled Nonlinear Schrödinger
Equations Using Maple V

*M.F. Mahmood, T.L. Gill* - Solution of the Solar Cell Transport Equations Using Maple

*Randy T. Dorn, R.J. Soukup* - Kramers and Wannier V-Matrices for the Partition Functions of
the Ising Model

*P. Frempong-Mireku, K.J.K. Moriarty*

**III A. Maple in Abstract Algebra**

- FRAC: A Maple Package for Computing in the Rational Function Field K(X)

*Cesar Alonso, Jaime Gutierrez, Tomas Recio* - Group Rings and Hopf-Galois Theory in Maple

*Timothy Kohl* - Rational Generating Function Applications in Maple

*Robert A. Ravenscroft, Jr.*

**III B. Maple in Science**

- Symbolic-Numeric Computations for Problem-Solving in
Physical Chemistry and Biochemistry

*J. Grotendorst, J. Dornseiffer, S.M. Schoberth* - Maple V Analytically Calculating Plane Strain FE-Matrices
with Rotational Degrees of Freedom

*G. Zirwas* - Chemical Engineering with Maple

*Ross Taylor and Katherine Atherley*

**IV A. Maple in Education**

- Maple Labs and Programs for Calculus

*William W. Farr, Michael VanGeel* - Maple at the University of North London

*Graham Taylor-Russell* - Introducing Maple to First Year Engineering Students Via Project Study

*Ulf Rønnow* - Another Look at Learning the Techniques of Elementary Integration

*Joseph A. Pavelcak* - Worksheets: Can We Teach Mathematical Algorithms with Them?

*Michael Monagan*

**IV B. Maple in Science and the Applications**

- Computer Algebra as a Tool for Analyzing Nonlinear Systems

*Diana Murray* - Maple V and Geometrical Optics: Aberration Coefficients
in Arbitrary Optical Systems

*Eisso Atzema* - Solution of Banded Linear Systems of Equations in Maple
Using LU Factorization

*Robert M. Corless, Khaled El-Sawy* - Using Maple to Design a Complex Mixture Experiment

*Richard A. Bilonick*

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