Twelfth International Conference in
Approximation Theory

Menger Hotel
San Antonio, Texas
March 4 (Sunday) - March 8 (Thursday), 2007

Contributed Talks

We invite you to contribute a talk in any area of approximation theory and its applications. The duration of contributed talks is expected to be 15-20 minutes. The deadline for submitting an abstract is February 17, 2007. You can submit your abstract by clicking here.

Conference Topics
The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Abstract approximation
  • Approximation with constraints
  • Classical approximation
  • Complex approximation
  • Extremal problems
  • Interpolation and smoothing
  • Curves and surfaces
  • Multiresolution analysis
  • Nonlinear approximation
  • Orthogonal polynomials
  • Radial basis functions
  • Shift-invariant spaces
  • Splines
  • Subdivision and refinable functions
  • Image and signal processing
  • Wavelets
  • Applications of approximation theory

Expression of Interest

To help with planning, if you think you are likely to attend the meeting, we strongly urge you to fill out the abstract submission form. Just fill out the form, including the likely area of your talk, and you may leave out the body of the abstract. You can revisit this page later to fill in your abstract. You need not pay any fees at this time. However, to take advantage of discounted fees, you should complete the online registration process by February 17, 2007.

If you plan to attend the meeting, please register at your earliest convenience. If you register online by February 17, 2007, you will save by paying a reduced registration fee.

Invitation Letter
If you wish to receive an invitation letter from us (for example, to apply for a U.S. visa or to get support from your institution), please also register online. This will automatically generate an invitation letter, which we will be sent to you on a letter head. If you later decide to cancel your trip, we would appreciate if you let us know. Note that in order to receive an invitation letter for the purpose of applying for a US visa, we may ask you to send us your resume.

Further Email Announcements
If you register online, you will automatically receive all future emails concerning the meeting. If you have never received an email from us concerning this meeting and would like to be included in the list, please email us.

Welcoming Reception and Conference Dinner
At the end of the first day of the conference (Sunday), there will be a complimentary welcoming reception. Moreover, there will be a conference dinner on Tuesday, March 6, 2007. You can buy tickets by filling out the registration form (see above) or at the registration desk.

We will publish a proceedings containing survey papers by the invited speakers and refereed contributed papers. The charge for the proceedings is already included in the registration and thus every participant will receive a copy.

Financial Support
We have applied for funding to partially support the expenses of graduate students and others lacking sufficient support. Please, click here if you want to be considered for this support.

Contact Information (all e-mail concerning the conference should be sent here)
tel. (615) 322-6652, (615) 322-6655
fax (615) 343-0215

Conference Address
Center for Constructive Approximation
Attn.: Mike Neamtu
Department of Mathematics
Vanderbilt University
1326 Stevenson Center
Nashville, TN 37240, USA

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