About the Conference
This conference is a continuation of the earlier conferences on approximation theory held in Austin (1973, 1976, 1980, 1992), College Station (1983, 1986, 1989, 1995), Nashville (1998), St. Louis (2001), Gatlinburg (2004), and San Antonio (2007). These meetings have traditionally been the main general international conferences on this topic for the past 35 years, and have been well attended by mathematicians from academia, industry, and government.

As with the previous meetings, the objective of this conference is to provide a forum for workers in the field to meet and discuss current research. The conference is supported by the National Science Foundation.

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The meeting will feature seven plenary speakers who will give one-hour survey lectures on topics of special current interest. In addition, the conference will provide a forum for the awarding of the Sixth Vasil A. Popov Prize in Approximation Theory, with the winner also presenting a lecture.

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
  • Abstract approximation
  • Approximation with constraints
  • Classical approximation
  • Complex approximation
  • Compressed sensing
  • Curves and surfaces
  • Extremal problems
  • Image and signal processing
  • Interpolation and smoothing
  • Multiresolution analysis
  • Nonlinear approximation
  • Numerical PDEs
  • Orthogonal polynomials
  • Radial basis functions
  • Scattered data modeling
  • Shift-invariant spaces
  • Subdivision and refinable functions
  • Univariate and multivariate splines
  • Wavelets and Frames
  • Applications of approximation theory
We invite you to contribute a talk or a poster in any of the above area. The anticipated duration of contributed talks is 20 minutes. The deadline to submit an abstract is February 10, 2010.

We also encourage the participants of the conference, especially our more senior colleagues, to consider organizing a minisymposium on a subject of current interest. Ideally, a minisymposium should consist of six or twelve speakers. The anticipated duration of minisymposium talks is 20 minutes. If you are open to the idea of organizing a minisymposium, please click here for instructions on how to submit a proposal. The deadline for doing so is January 10, 2010.

To be included in the scientific program of the conference, you must register online and we must receive a payment from you by February 20, 2010. If you would like to attend the conference, but do not plan to give a presentation, we also encourage you to register so as to take advantage of a discounted registration fee.

To learn more about the conference, please explore the links in the menu on the left.

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Last Updated: February 19, 2009
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