**Workshop on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials
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Foundations of Computational Mathematics 2008
City University of Hong Kong, China
June 16-26, 2008**

**Workshop organizers**

**Participants**

__ABSTRACTS:__

Michael Anshelevich

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Rational approximants for vector of analytic functions with branch points and extremal problems for vector potentials

Alexander I. Aptekarev

Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, Russian Academy of Sciences

Convergent rational interpolation to Cauchy transforms on analytic arcs

L. Baratchart (joint work with M. Yattselev)

INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis, FRANCE

On the computation of parameter derivatives of solutions of linear difference equations

Adri Olde Daalhuis

School of Mathematics University of Edinburgh

The multidimensional bispectral problem

Jeff Geronimo

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta

Movable algebraic singularities of second-order ordinary differential equations

R. G. Halburd

University College London

Recurrence coefficients for multiple orthogonal polynomials: computational problems

Valery A. Kalyagin

Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Multiple orthogonal polynomials and non-intersecting Brownian paths

Arno Kuijlaars

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Normal behavior of derivatives of OPUC

A. Martínez-Finkelshtein

University of Almería, Spain

Rational Gauss quadrature applied to bounding functionals with matrix argument

L. Reichel

Kent State Univ., Kent, OH

Fine asymptotics for Bergman orthogonal polynomials over domains with corners

Nikos Stylianopoulos

University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

Asymptotic zero distribution for a class of multiple orthogonal polynomials

W. Van Assche

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

From Ramanujuan entire function towards Mock theta functions: a try to apply the analytical theory of q-difference equations in the study of q-series or functions

Changgui Zhang

University of Lille, Lille, France