Workshop on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials

Foundations of Computational Mathematics 2008
City University of Hong Kong, China
June 16-26, 2008

Workshop organizers
  • Peter Clarkson (University of Kent, Canterbury; email:
  • Guillermo Lopez (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain; email:
  • Mourad Ismail (University of South Florida; email:
  • Ed Saff (Vanderbilt University; email:
  • Schedule

  • M. Anshelevich, Texas A&M Univ.
  • A. Aptekarev, Keldysh Inst. Russian Acad. of Science, Moscow, Russia
  • L. Baratchart, INRIA, Sophia-Antipolos, France
  • B. Beckermann, Univ. of Lille, Lille, France
  • A. Cuyt, Univ. of Antwerp, Belgium
  • A.O. Daalhuis, Univ. of Edinburg, UK
  • J. Geronimo, Georgia Inst. of Tech, Atlanta
  • R. Halburd, University College, London, UK
  • C. Howls, Univ. of Southhampton, UK
  • A.B.J. Kuijlaars, Univ. of Leuven, Belgium
  • V. Kaliaguine, State Univ.-Higher School of Economics, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
  • Xin Li, Univ. of Central Fla., Orlando
  • A. Martinez-Finkelshtein, Univ. of Almeria, Almeria, Spain
  • Z. Nashed, Univ. of Central Fla., Orlando
  • L. Reichel, Kent State Univ., Kent
  • N. Stylianopoulus, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • W. Van Assche, Univ. of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
  • C. Zhang, University of Lille, Lille, France
    Multivariate Stieltjes continued fractions.
    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