PROGRAM OF SPEAKERS

All sessions will be held in the Aula in Pockelsstr. 11 at
the corner of Rebenring.

First Day Monday July 5, 2004

7:30  9:00
 Registration (Aula Pockelsstr. 11)

9:00  9:15
 Welcome by the Dean of the Fachbereich fuer Mathematik und
Informatik

9:15  9:30
 Announcements

Monday Morning Session  Moderated by Bill Webb

9:30  9:50
 Fredric T. Howard (Chizhong Zhou):
Sums of Powers of Generalized Fibonacci Numbers

9:50  10:10
 Larry Ericksen:
Golden Tuple Products

10:10  10:30
 Curtis Cooper (Richard Parry Jr.):
Factorization of Some Periodic Linear Recurrence Systems

10:30  11:00
 Break For Refreshments

11:00  11:20
 Clark Kimberling:
Binary Words with Restricted Repetitions and
Associated Compositions of Integers

11:20  11:40
 C.M. Campbell (Peter P. Campbell):
The Fibonacci Lengths of Binary Polyhedral Groups
and Related Groups

11:40  12:00
 Lawrence Somer:
Generalization of a Theorem of Jarden

Monday Afternoon Session  Moderated by Fred Howard

1:30  1:50
 Haruo Hosoya:
Unified GraphTheoretic Reorganization and Interpretation
of the Family of Recursive Series and
Polynomials of Fibonacci, Lucas, and Pell

1:50  2:10
 Yaroslav A. Latushkin:
Some Representation of the Recurrent Sequence by the
Previous Terms

2:10  2:30
 George Grossman (Aklilu Zeleke, Akalu Tefera):
On Proofs of Certain Combinatorial Identities

2:30  2:50
 William A. Webb:
An Algorithm for Proving Arbitrary Identities
Involving Linear Recurrence Sequences

2:50  3:20
 Break For Refreshments

3:20  3:40
 A.G. Shannon (K.T. Atanassov):
An Extremal Problem Related to the Fibonacci Sequence

3:40  4:00
 Zvonko Cerin:
On Sums of Odd and Even Terms of the Lucas Sequence

4:00  4:20
 Radu Teodorescu:
Solving Linear Recurrence Relations

6:00  8:00
 Wine and Cheese Reception, Pockelsstr.4

Second Day Tuesday July 6, 2004

Tuesday Morning Session  Moderated by Peter Anderson

9:00  9:20

Yongzhi (Peter) Yang:
A Generalized Pascal Matrix and its Applications

9:20  9:40

Karl Dilcher:
A Pascaltype Triangle Characterizing Twin Primes

9:40  10:00

John C. Turner:
Fibonacci Tracks in Quadratic Fields

10:00  10:30

Break For Refreshments

10:30  10:50

Marjorie BicknellJohnson (Peter G. Anderson):
Representations Using Negatively Subscripted
Fibonacci and Tribonacci Numbers with Applications

10:50  11:10

P. Kocábová:
Integers with Maximal Number of Fibonacci Representations

11:10  11:30

Tamás Lengyel:
On Calculating the SpragueGrundy Function for the Game Euclid

11:30  11:50

Evangelos Tzanis:
Collatz Conjecture and Other Similar Problems:
Properties and Algorithms

Tuesday Afternoon Session  Moderated by Marjorie Johnson

1:30  1:50

Pantelimon Stanica (Florian Luca):
Fibonacci Numbers of the Form
p^{a}±p^{b}

1:50  2:10

Florian Luca (Pantelimon Stanica):
Fibonacci Numbers which are not Sums of Two Prime Powers

2:10  2:30

Neville Robbins:
On the Number of Quadratic NonResidues That Are
Not Primitive Roots (mod p)

2:30  3:00

Break For Refreshments

3:00  3:20

Mark Bollman (George Grossman):
Sums of Consecutive Factorials in the Fibonacci Sequence

3:20  3:40

Sandi Klavzar (Petra Zigert):
Fibonacci Cubes are the Resonance Graphs of Fibonaccenes

3:40  4:00

Yohei Tachiya:
Transcendence of Certain Infinite Products

Third Day Wednesday July 7, 2004

Wednesday Morning Session  Moderated by Karl Dilcher

9:00  9:20

Arthur Benjamin (Timothy Carnes):
Counting the Sums of Cubes of Fibonacci Numbers

9:20  9:40

Doron Zeilberger:
A FibonacciCounting Proof Begged by Benjamin and Quinn

9:40  10:00

William A. Webb (N. D. Criddle, D. W. DeTemple):
Combinatorial Chessboard Tilings

10:00  10:30

Break For Refreshments

10:30  10:50

Richard L. Ollerton:
Diagonal Sums of Pascal's Triangle

10:50  11:10

N.H. Bong:
Lucas Matrices and Matrix Representations of Lucas Numbers

Wednesday Afternoon

12:30  22:30
 Visit to the Antostadt at Wolfsburg

Fourth Day Thursday July 8, 2004

Thursday Morning Session  Moderated by Helen Grundman

9:00  9:20

Lawrence Somer:
Period Patterns of Certain kthOrder Linear
Recurrences Over a Finite Field

9:20  9:40

Joaquim Eurico A.D. Nogueira:
The Least Period of the Ratio Sequence

9:40  10:00

Christian Ballot:
A Weak Generalization of Ordinary Lucas Sequences
Involving the Sequence
{A^{N}+B^{N}+C^{N}}_{N≥0}

10:00  10:30

Break For Refreshments

10:30  10:50

A.F. Horadam (A.G. Shannon, Peter G. Anderson):
Some Algebraic Properties of Some Numbers Related
to Architecture

10:50  11:10

A.G. Shannon (Peter G. Anderson, A.F. Horadam):
Numerical Properties of Some Numbers Related to
Architecture

11:10  11:30

George M. Phillips:
Indexdoubling in Sequences by Aitken Acceleration

Thursday Afternoon Session  Moderated by Gerald Bergam

1:30  1:50

H.G. Grundman (L.L. Hall):
Solutions to xyz = x+y+z = 1 in Quintic Number Rings

1:50  2:10

Kenneth S. Berenhaut (Daniel C. Morton, Ying Wai Fan):
Bounds for Second Order Recurrences in Terms of
Maximal Products over Integer Partitions

2:10  2:30

Ping Ding:
Monochromatic Representations of Quadratic Polynomials

2:30  3:00

Break For Refreshments

3:00  3:20

Jonathan Sondow:
Irrationality Measures, Continued Fractions, and
Fibonacci Numbers

3:20  3:30

John C. Turner:
Note on Proofs of Irrationality of Roots of Natural
Numbers

3:30  4:30

Problem Session:
Clark Kimberling will lead an informal
problem session. Everyone is invited to submit your questions.

7:30

Banquet at Restaurant Lindenhof, Kasernenstr.

Fifth Day Friday July 9, 2004

Friday Morning Session  Moderated by Clark Kimberling

9:00  9:20

Iekata Shiokawa:
<q,r> Number Systems and Algebraic Independence

9:20  9:40

S. Brlek (V. Berthé, P. Choquette):
A New Characterization of the Fibonacci Word

9:40  10:00

Yasuichi Horibe (Ippei Tajima):
Fibonacci Digraph and Its Entropy

10:00  10:30

Break For Refreshments

10:30  10:50

Janet Mc Shane (Michael Ratliff):
FibonacciLike Sequences of Apollonian Circle Packings

10:50  11:10

Paul K. Stockmeyer:
Binary Sequences, Braids, and Bidiagonal Matrices

11:10  11:30

Kenji Nagasaka (Tomokazu Takahashi, Hideyuki Miyazaki):
Elliot Wave Theory with Fibonacci Ratio in Stock
Market and Fractal Dimension

11:30  11:50

G.K. Panda:
Some Fascinating Properties of Balancing Numbers

Friday Afternoon Session  Moderated by A.F. Horadam

1:30  1:50

A. Paszkiewicz (A. Rotkiewicz):
On Pseudoprimes of the Form a^{n}a

1:50  2:10

Anthony Sofo:
On Abel Polynomials

2:10  2:30

Tom C. Brown:
A simple proof of Lerch's formula

2:30  3:00

Break For Refreshments

3:00

Business Meeting
