*Faculty
Publications* *1999*
**ARTS & SCIENCES**
Mathematics
Abel, R. Julian R., Malcolm Grieg, **Norman J. Finizio**
and Scott Lewis. "Pitch Tournament Designs and Other BIBDs-Existence Results for the
Case v=8n+1." __Congressus Numerantium__. 138:175-192. 1999.
Amleh, A. M., G. Ladas and J. T. Hoag. "Boundedness of
Solutions of a plant-Herbivore System." IN: __New Developments in Difference
Equations and Applications: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on
Difference Equations, Taipei, Taiwan, September 1-5, 1997__, Edited by S. Elaydi, S. S.
Cheng and **G (Gerasimos) Ladas**. Gordon and Breach. 1999. p.1-5.
Amleh, A. M., N. Kruse and **G. Ladas**. "On a
Class of Differtence Equations With Strong Negative Feedback." __Journal of
Difference Equations and Applications__. 5(6):497-515. 1999.
Amleh, A. M., **E. A. Grove, G. Ladas** and D. A.
Georgiou. "On the Recursive Sequence x(n+1) = alpha + x(n-1)/x(n)." __Journal
of Mathematical Analysis and Applications__. 233(2):790-798. May 15, 1999.
Anderson, Ian, **Norman J. Finizio** and Philip A.
Leonard. "New Product Theorems for Z-Cyclic Whist Tournaments." __Journal of
Combinatorial Theory. Series A__. 88(1):162-166. October 1999.
**Beauregard, Raymond A**. and **E. R. Suryanarayan**.
"Integral Triangles." __Mathematics Magazine__. 72(4):287-294. October 1999.
Briden, W. J**., E. A, Grove, G. Ladas **and C. M. Kent.
"Eventually Periodic Solution of x-(n+)=max(1/x-(n), A-(n), A-(n)/x-(n-1)." __Communications
in Applied Nonlinear__. 64:31-43. 1999.
Briden, W. J., **G. Ladas** and L. C. McGrath. "On
the Non-Autonomous Equation x-(n+1)=max(A-(n)/x-(n), B-(n)/x-(n-1)." IN: __New Developments in Difference Equations and Applications:
Proceedings of the International Conference on Differential Equations and Applications,
1997__. Gordon & Breach. 1999. p. 49-73.
**Clark, Dean**. "A Centennial Tribute to Sam Loyd."
IN: __Mathematical Fallacies, Flaws, and
Flimflams__, Edited by Edward J. Barbeau. (MAA Notes Spectrum Series)
1999. p.402-404. (Originally Published in __College Mathematics
Journal__ 1994)
**C****lark, Dean**. "Infallibility of
a Symbolic Manipulation Program." IN: __Mathematical Fallacies,
Flaws, and Flimflams__, Edited by Edward J. Barbeau. (MAA Notes Spectrum
Series) 1999. p.151. (Originally Published in __College
Mathematics Journal__ 1994)
**Driver, Rod**. "An Amazing Invention and a Patent
Failure." __Providence Journal__. September 22, 1999. P.B7.
**Driver, Rod**. "Americans Aren’t Getting
Full, True Story (Letter)." __Chariho Times__. April 15, 1999, p.6-A.
**Driver, Rod**. "Americans Should Not Be Quick to
Trust Clinton on Foreign Affairs." __Good Five Cent Cigar__. April 13, 1999. P.6.
**Driver, Rod**. "Applying Milgram to Kosovo."
__Providence Journal__. June 17, 1999. P.B7*.*** **
**Driver, Rod**. "A Deadly RI Habit Identified
(Letter)." __Good Five Cent Cigar__. April 7, 1999. P.6.
**Driver, Rod**. "Don’t Bet on Any Casino in
RI’s Future (Letter)." __Narragansett Times__. February 15, 1999. P.7A.
**Driver, Rod**. "End the Cuban Cold War
(Letter)." __Narragansett Times__. January 20, 1999. P.9-A.
**Driver, Rod**. "The Grim Human Cost of
Casinos." __Providence Journal__. June 5, 1999. P.A13.
**Driver, Rod**. "Halt This Deadly Rhode Island
Habit." __Providence Journal__. April 3, 1999. P.A12.
**Driver, Rod**. "An Independent View: Staying
Right of Center." __South County Independent__. April 1, 1999. P.12-A.
**Driver, Rod**. "An Independent View: Support
Humanitarian Aid." __South County Independent__. February 25, 1999.
**Driver, Rod**. "Iraqis Children Need Medicine
(Letter)." __Narragansett Times__. March 3, 1999. P.9A.
**Driver, Rod**. "The Irony, Sadness of American
Policy (Letter)." __Chariho Times__. March 18, 1999. P.8-A.
**Driver, Rod**. "Is It a ‘Crime’ to Help
Sick Iraqi Children?" __Providence Sunday Journal__. February 27, 1999. P.B7.
**Driver, Rod**. "It’s Time to Stop Prolonged
Cold War With Cuba." __Chariho Times__. February 26, 1999. P.6-A.
**Driver, Rod**. "Of Ads and Addictions." __Providence
Journal__. November 24, 1999. P.B7.
**Driver, Rod**. "The Patent That Failed Its
Invention." __Providence Journal__. September 23, 1999. P.B6.
**Driver, Rod**. "The Price for Helping Iraq
(Letter)." __Good Five Cent Cigar__. February 5, 1999. P.5.
**Driver, Rod**. "Proposed Tax Cut Bill Is Confused
Arithmetic (Letter)." __Narragansett Times__. August 18, 1999. P.10-A.
**Driver, Rod**. "Rep. Kennedy vs. the Cuban People
(Letter)." __Providence Journal__. March 1, 1999. P.B6.
**Driver, Rod**. "Tax Bill Will Make Income Tax
‘Progressive’." __Narragansett Times__. September 1, 1999, p.11-A.
**Driver, Rod**. "Tax Cut Actually Progressive
(Letter)." __South County Independent__. August 10, 1999. P.12-A.
**Driver, Rod**. "Tax Cut Supporters Should Do the
Math (Letter)." __Chariho Times__. August 19, 1999. P. 6-A.
**Driver, Rod**. "To Expand Gambling, Just Ignore
the Voters." __Providence Journal__. April 30, 1999. P.B7.
**Driver, Rod**. "Viewpoint: The ‘Following
Orders’ Psychology." __Chariho Times__. June 3, 1999. P.6-A.
**Driver, Rod**. "Viewpoint: Head-On Crashes Can Be
Prevented." __Chariho Times__. April 1, 1999. P. 6-A.
**Driver, Rod**. "Viewpoint: The Milgram
Experiment." __Narragansett Times__. May 26, 1999. P.12-A.
**Driver, Rod**. "Viewpoint: More Gambling Means
Less for All." __Chariho Times__. April 22, 1999. p.6-A.
**Driver, Rod**. "Viewpoint: T.V. Ads Have People
Under the Influence." __Chariho Times__. November 4, 1999. p.6-A.
**Driver, Rod**. "What the Anti-Flag Burners Really
Want (Letter)." __Providence Journal__. August 2, 1999. P.B6.
**Driver, Rod**. "Whom Do We Bomb; Whom Do We
Starve? (Letter)." __Narragansett Times__. April 16, 1999. P.8-A.
**Eaton, Nancy** and Thomas Hull. "Defective List
Colorings of Planar Graphs." __Bulletin of the Institute of Combinatorics and Its
Applications__. 25:79-87. 1999.
Feuer, J. and **G. Ladas**. "Finding Invariant
Regions of Non-Autnomous Lyness Type Difference Equations." IN: __New Developments
in Difference Equations and Applications: Proceedings of the Third International
Conference on Difference Equations, Taipei, Taiwan, September 1-5, 1997__, Edited by S.
Elaydi, S. S. Cheng and **G (Gerasimos) Ladas**. Gordon and Breach. 1999. p.189-206.
**Finizio, Norman J**. SEE also: Abel, R. Julian R.;
Anderson, Ian.
**Finizio, Norman J**. and Adele J. Merritt.
"Further Results on Z-Cyclic Triplewhist Tournaments." __Utilitas Mathematica__.
55:17-32. May 1999.
**Finizio, Norman J**. and Philip A. Leonard.
"Inductive Extensions of Some Z-Cyclic Whist Tournaments." __Discrete
Mathematics__. 197/198:299-307. February 28, 1999.
**Finizio, N**. and **G. E. Ladas**. __Ordinary
Differential Equations With Modern Applications. 3__^{rd} Edition. Simon &
Schuster Custom Publishing. 1999. (Various Pagings)
**Finizio, Norman J**. and Scott J. Lewis. "Some
Specializations of Pitch Tournament Designs." __Utilitas Mathematica__. 56:33-52.
November 1999.
**Fraleigh, John B**. __A First Course in Abstract
Algebra. 6__^{th} ed. Addison-Wesley. 1999. 536p.
Franke, J. E., J. T. Hoag and **G. Ladas**. "Global
Attractivity and Convergence to a Two-Cycle in a Difference Equation." __Journal of
Difference Equations and Applications__. 5(2):203-209. 1999.
**Grove, Edward A**. SEE: Amleh, A. M.; Briden, W. J.
**Kaskosz, B**. "Abundant Subsets of Generalized
Control Systems." IN: __Systems Modeling and Optimization; Proceedings of the 18__^{th}
IFIP TC7 Conference, Edited by M. Polis. Chapman & Hall/CRC. (Chapman &
Hall/CRC Research Notes in Mathematics Series:396) 1999.
**Kaskosz, B**. "Extremality, Controllability, and
Abundant Subsets of Generalized Control Systems." __Journal of Optimization Theory
and Applications__. 101(1):73-108. April 1999.
**Ladas, Gerasimos**. SEE also: Amleh, A. M.; Briden, W.
J.; Feuer, J.; **Finizio, Norman J**.; Franke, J. E.; New Developments….
**Ladas, G**., A. M. Amleh and J. T. Hoag.
"Boundedness of Solutions of a Plant Herbivore System." IN: __Proceedings of
the Third International Conference Equations and Applications__. Gordon & Breach.
1999. P.1-5.
**Ladas, G**. , J. E. Franke and J. T. Hoag.
"Global Attractivity and Convergence to a Two-Cycle in a Difference Equation." __Journal
of Difference Equations and Applications__. 5:203-209. 1999.
**Ladas, G**., V. L. Kocic and John R. Groef.
"Global Behavior of Nonlinear Difference Equations of Higher Order With
Applications." __Mathematical Intelligencer__. 21(4):60. 1999.
**Ladas, G**., Co-Editor in Chief. __Journal of
Difference Equations and Applications__. Vol.5, 1999.
**Ladas, G**. and S. Hadziomerspahic. "Linearized
Oscillations for Neutral Equations With Positive and Negative Coefficients."
__Radovi Matematicki__. 9(1):33-49. 1999.
**Ladas, G**. and S. Valicenti. "On the Recursive
Sequence xn-xnh-maxc{A/xP n-1}." IN: __New Developments in Difference Equations and
Applications: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Difference Equations,
Taipei, Taiwan, September 1-5, 1997__, Edited by S. Elaydi, S. S. Cheng and **G
(Gerasimos) Ladas**. Gordon and Breach. 1999 p.259-269.
**Ladas, G**. "Open Problems and Conjectures."
__Journal of Difference Equations and Applications__. 5(2):211-215; 5(4-5):491-494.
1999.
**Ladas, G**. "Progress Report on xn+1=(alpha+B
xn+Vxn-1)/(A+Bxn+Cxn-1)." __Journal of Difference Equations and Applications__.
5:211-215. 1999.
**Liu, Biyue** And Dahn Tang. "Numerical Simulation
of Viscous Flows in Collapsible Tubes With Stenosis." __Applied Numerical
Mathematics__. 1999. p.87-101.
**Merino, O. **and M. Iakoubovski.
"Calculating Spectral Factors of Low and Full Rank Matrix Valued Functions
on the Unit Circle." IN: Proceedings of the 38th IEEE Conference on
Decision and Control. December 1999.
**Merino, O**. and J. W. Helton. "Two Disk
and Multidisk Problems in Hinfinity Optimization." IN: Proceedings of
the 38th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. December 1999.
__New Developments in Difference Equations and
Applications: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Difference Equations,
Taipei, Taiwan, September 1-5, 1997__, Edited by S. Elaydi, S. S. Cheng and **G
(Gerasimos) Ladas**. Gordon and Breach. 1999. 350p.
**Schwartzman, S**. "A Correction to
‘Analyticity and Metric Transitivity on the Tours’." __Ergodic Theory and
Dynamical Systems__. 19(1):259-261. February 1999.
**Suryanarayan, E. R**. SEE: **Beauvais, Raymond A**.
**Wu, Li** and M. B. Allen. "A Two-Grid Method for
Mixed Finite-Element Solutions of Reaction Diffusion Equation." __Numerical Methods
for Partial Differential Equations__. 15:317-332. 1999.
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