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Today's Topics
1. From the Editor
2. Third Workshop on Orthogonal Polynomials, Approximation and
Harmonic Analysis
3. Laredo Summer School
4. Berkeley Workshop on Computational Algebraic Analysis
5. San Diego Symposium on Asymptotics and Applied Analysis
6. New Book on Grobner Deformations of Hypergeometric Differential
Equations
7. W.T. and Idalia Reid Prize
8. Call for Nominations: SIAG/LA Prize
9. Acknowledgment from B. Anicin
10. OP-SF preprints in xxx archive
11. Changes of Address, WWW Pages, etc
12. Subscribing to OP-SF NET
13. Obtaining back issues of OP-SF NET and submitting contributions
to OP-SF NET and Newsletter
Calendar of Events:
2000
January 5-7: Workshop on Computational Algebraic Analysis
Berkeley, California, USA 6.4 #5, 6.6 #4
January 10-14: Symposium on Asymptotics and Applied Analysis
San Diego, California, USA 6.4 #6, 6.6 #5
March 27-31: Workshop on Quantum Groups, Morelia, Mexico 6.5 #3
April 14-18: Workshop on Orthogonal Polynomials, Approximation and
Harmonic Analysis, Inzell, Germany 6.6 #2
May 17-20: Symposium on Trends in Approximation Theory,
Nashville, Tennessee, USA 6.5 #4
May 29 - June 9: Special Functions 2000: Current Perspective
and Future Directions, Tempe, Arizona, USA 6.5 #2
July 3-7: Alhambra 2000, a Joint Mathematical European-Arabic
Conference 6.4 #7
July 10-14: SIAM Annual Meeting in Puerto Rico
See: http://www.siam.org/meetings/an00/index.htm
July 17-22: I Colloquium on Lie Theory and Applications,
Vigo, Spain 6.4 #8
July 24-29: Summer School "Orthogonal Polynomials and Special
Functions", Laredo, Spain. 6.6 #3
August 14-18: International Symposium on Applied Mathematics,
Dalian, China 6.5 #5
Topic #1 ------------ OP-SF NET 6.6 ----------- November 15, 1999
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From: OP-SF NET editor
Subject: From the Editor
OPSFA-Patras, the International Symposium on Orthogonal Polynomials,
Special Functions and Their Applications was held in Patras, Greece, on
September 20-24, 1999. The local organizers, including Evangelos Ifantis,
Chrysoula Kokologiannaki and Panos Siafarikas, did a tremendous in
welcoming the large attendance with a memorable scientific and social
programme. Our next issue will feature fuller reports on the Symposium
from a few of those attending.
At the panel discussion during the Hong Kong Workshop (Special Functions:
Asymptotics, Harmonic Analysis, and Mathematical Physics) in June, there
was a proposal that the SIAM activity group might provide coordination for
the future planning of meetings on orthogonal polynomials and special
functions. Of course we already have a list (above) of meetings actually
planned. But often there is a considerable lapse of time between when a
meeting is at first contemplated and an actual formal announcement can be
made. If you are planning to organize a workshop, summer school, conference,
special session, etc., we suggest that you inform one of the officers
of the SIAM activity group. Please contact the local organizers in case
of conflict or for finding a solution for possible overlap. The SIAM
activity group will not be involved in the actual organization.
In this spirit, it was announced in Patras that the next meeting in the
European series on Orthogonal Polynomials (the sequence which included
meetings in Bar-le-Duc, Erice, Sevilla, Patras and other places) will be
held in Italy in 2001. The contact person is Andrea Laforgia
(laforgia@dma.uniroma3.it).
As already mentioned in OP-SF NET 6.5, the next meeting in the series
Fields-Toronto (1995) - CRM-Montreal (1996) - Mount Holyoke (1998) - Hong
Kong (1999) - Arizona (2000) is expected to be held in the Netherlands in
2002 and to be organized by Tom Koornwinder (thk@uwa.wins.nl), Nico Temme
(nico@cwi.nl) and Erik Koelink (koelink@twi.tudelft.nl).
Topic #2 ------------ OP-SF NET 6.6 ----------- November 15, 1999
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From: OP-SF NET Editor
Subject: Third Workshop on Orthogonal Polynomials, Approximation and
Harmonic Analysis
[This information is form the web site:
http://www.gsf.de/institute/ibb/prestin/work3.html]
Third Workshop
Orthogonal Polynomials
Approximation and Harmonic Analysis
Inzell April 14-18, 2000
(Friday - Tuesday)
The third Workshop on Orthogonal Polynomials will focus on approximation
theoretic methods and the relationship to harmonic analysis. The Workshop
will take place at Inzell located in the Alps southeast of Munich.
More informations will be available soon.
Organizing Committee: S. Ehrich, F. Filbir, R. Girgensohn, R. Lasser, J.
Obermaier, J. Prestin
Mailing Address:
Dr. J. Prestin
Institute for Biomathematics and Biometry der
GSF - National Research Center for Environment and Health
D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany
e-mail: prestin@gsf.de
Topic #3 ------------ OP-SF NET 6.6 ----------- November 15, 1999
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From: Paco Marcellan
Subject: Laredo Summer School
The following (with slight corrections) is from the web site:
http://merlin.us.es/~renato/laredo/
SUMMER SCHOOL ON
ORTHOGONAL POLYNOMIALS
AND
SPECIAL FUNCTIONS
"SIAG OP-SF Summer School" 2000
(Preliminary Announcement)
Laredo, Spain, July 24-29, 2000
The SIAM Activity Group (SIAG) on Orthogonal Polynomials and Special
Functions intends to organize a series of summer schools starting next
year. The first such meeting will take place in Laredo, Spain. Laredo is a
"small" village located on the Cantabrian coast of Spain (on the Atlantic
near Santander). There is a domestic airport in Santander but there are
also train and bus connections from Madrid. From the point of view of
tourism, Laredo is very well known because of the most wonderful and
longest beach in the North of Spain.
The goal of the Summer School is to give 5 introductory courses in
advanced research topics on Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions.
Some free discussions as well as some informal seminars will also be
available. The expected audience are graduate and recent postgraduate
students (around 25 people who will receive grants for their living
expenses and accommodation) and active researchers (around 35 people).
The topics to be considered will be:
Spectral Theory
Matrix Orthogonal Polynomials
Wavelets
Multivariable Orthogonal Polynomials
Asymptotic Analysis
There will be 5 plenary mini-courses. The titles can be found below. Also
there will be special sessions where the participants will have the
opportunity to give short research seminars and/or posters, as well as a
panel discussion. Because the small number of these seminars we kindly ask
the participants who want to present their own results to send us (by
e-mail), as soon as possible, an abstract (no more that one page).
Priority will be given to those talks are closely related to the main
subjects of the school. Information about registration, registration fee,
etc., will be appear in a later announcement.
Invited speakers and mini-courses
- A. J. Duran (Universidad de Sevilla, Spain)
"Matrix Orthogonal Polynomials"
- H. T. Koelink (Technische Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands)
"Spectral Theory and Special Functions"
- K. T.-R. McLaughlin (University of Arizona, USA)
"Asymptotic Analysis of Riemann-Hilbert Problems and Orthogonal
Polynomials"
- J. Prestin (Institute of Biomathematics and Biometry, Neuherberg,
Germany)
"Polynomial Wavelets''
- J. Stokman (Centre de Mathematiques de Jussieu, Universite
Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France)
"Multivariable Orthogonal Polynomials associated with non-reduced
affine root systems"
The Organizing Committee is:
R. Alvarez-Nodarse (Univ de Sevilla, Spain),
F. Marcellan (Univ. Carlos III, Spain)
W. Van Assche (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
R. Yanez (Univ. de Granada, Spain)
To get more information please contact:
Renato Alvarez-Nodarse or
Francisco Marcellan
Topic #4 ------------ OP-SF NET 6.6 ----------- November 15, 1999
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From: OP-SF NET Editor
Subject: Berkeley Workshop on Computational Algebraic Analysis
In OP-SF NET 6.4, Topic #5, there was an announcement of the
Workshop on Computational Algebraic Analysis to be held in Berkeley,
California, USA, January 5-7, 2000. The complete program of talks is now
available at the Workshop web site:
http://msri.org/activities/events/9900/caa/
Topic #5 ------------ OP-SF NET 6.6 ----------- November 15, 1999
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From: OP-SF NET Editor
Subject: San Diego Symposium on Asymptotics and Applied Analysis
The Symposium was announced in OP-SF NET 6.4, Topic #6. The following more
up-to-date information is taken from the Symposium web site
http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/math_cs/asymptotics2000
SAN DIEGO SYMPOSIUM ON ASYMPTOTICS AND APPLIED ANALYSIS
January 10 - 14, 2000
Organizers:
T. M. Dunster and D. A. Lutz
Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-7720
U.S.A
email: dunster@math.sdsu.edu or lutz@math.sdsu.edu
This symposium will consist of talks in the following three categories of
asymptotics and applied analysis: difference equations, ordinary differential
equations, and functions defined by integrals. The first of these would
emphasize representations for solutions in large sectors and asymptotic methods
involving special functions. Included in the second and third categories would
be new results related to exponentially-improved asymptotics and
hyperasymptotics, summation of divergent solutions, connection problems, error
analysis, and applications to special functions. In all of the above three
areas physical applications would be covered under the scope of the symposium:
for example new results in wave physics (where asymptotics describes the
high-frequency limit and separation of variables leads to ordinary differential
equations with a large parameter), and tunneling in quantum mechanics (where
asymptotics of certain special functions could be used in the determination of
exponentially small widths of energy bands in one-dimensional potentials).
The following have agreed to participate as principal speakers:: F. W. J.
Olver (Maryland), R. Askey (Wisconsin), W. Balser (Ulm, Germany), C. Bender
(St. Louis), M. Berry (Bristol, UK), B. Braaksma (Netherlands), F. Pham
(Nice, France), R. Schaefke (Strasbourg, France), Y. Sibuya (Minneapolis), N.
Temme (Netherlands), and R. Wong (Hong Kong). Each will give a 50 minute talk
focusing on significant, new developments. In addition, there will be a series
of shorter 30 minutes talks from other participants. Post-doctoral and
graduate students, and especially those from under-represented groups, are
encouraged to attend.
The web site also includes a registration form, a form for submitting
abstracts, an SDSU location map, travel information for San Diego and
accommodation information.
Topic #6 ------------ OP-SF NET 6.6 ----------- November 15, 1999
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From: Bernd Sturmfels
Subject: New Book on Grobner Deformations of Hypergeometric Differential
Equations
The following information is taken from the web site
http://www.springer.de/cgi-bin/search_book.pl?isbn=3-540-66065-8
Grobner Deformations of Hypergeometric Differential Equations
Saito, M., Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Sturmfels, B., University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Takayama, N., University of Kobe, Japan
1999. VIII, 254 pp. 14 figs.
ISBN: 3-540-66065-8
Publication date: November 18, 1999
DM 69,- Recommended List Price
Fields: Differential, Difference and Integral Equations; Symbolic
Computation, Computer Algebra; Algebraic Geometry
Written for: Researchers and graduate students in mathematics
Book category: Graduate Textbook
In recent years, new algorithms for dealing with rings of differential
operators have been discovered and implemented. A main tool is the theory
of Grobner bases, which is reexamined here from the point of view of
geometric deformations. Perturbation techniques have a long tradition in
analysis; Grobner deformations of left ideals in the Weyl algebra are the
algebraic analogue to classical perturbation techniques. The algorithmic
methods introduced here are particularly useful for studying the systems
of multidimensional hypergeometric PDEs introduced by Gelfand, Kapranov
and Zelevinsky. The Grobner deformation of these GKZ hypergeometric
systems reduces problems concerning hypergeometric functions to questions
about commutative monomial ideals, and leads to an unexpected interplay
between analysis and combinatorics. This book contains a number of
original research results on holonomic systems and hypergeometric
functions, and raises many open problems for future research in this area.
Keywords: hypergeometric functions, Grobner bases, holonomic systems, Weyl
algebra, combinatorial commutative algebra
Contents:
Chapter 1. Basic Notions.-
Chapter 2. Grobner Deformations of Regular Holonomic Systems.-
Chapter 3. Hypergeometric Series.-
Chapter 4. Rank versus volume.-
Chapter 5. Integration of D-modules
Series: Algorithms and Computation in Mathematics. VOL. 6
Topic #7 ------------ OP-SF NET 6.6 ----------- November 15, 1999
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From: Allison Bogardo
Subject: W.T. and Idalia Reid Prize
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
for
W. T. AND IDALIA REID PRIZE
The Reid Prize
--------------
SIAM will present the W.T. and Idalia Reid Prize at the 2000 SIAM
Annual Meeting at the Westin Rio Mar Beach Resort in Puerto Rico next
July 10-14. The award will be given for research in, or other
contributions to, the broadly defined areas of differential equations
and control theory. The prize may be given either for a single
notable achievement or for a collection of such achievements.
Eligibility
-----------
The prize is awarded to any member of the scientific community who
meets the general guidelines of the prize description above.
Description of Award
--------------------
The award consists of an engraved medal and a $10,000 cash prize, plus
travel expenses to attend the prize ceremony.
Nominations
-----------
A letter of nomination, including a description of achievement(s)
should be sent by February 1, 2000 to:
Professor John A. Burns
Chair, Reid Prize Selection Committee
c/o A. G. Bogardo
SIAM
3600 University City Science Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688
Telephone: (215) 382-9800
Fax: (215) 386-7999
E-mail: bogardo@siam.org
Selection Committee
-------------------
Members of the selection committee are John A. Burns, Chair (Virginia
Institute of Technology and State University); H. Thomas Banks (North
Carolina State University); James G. Glimm (State University of New
York at Stony Brook); John Guckenheimer (Cornell University); and
Arthur J. Krener (University of California, Davis).
Topic #8 ------------ OP-SF NET 6.6 ----------- November 15, 1999
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From: Allison Bogardo
Subject: Call for Nominations: SIAG/LA Prize
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
for
SIAM ACTIVITY GROUP ON LINEAR ALGEBRA PRIZE
The SIAG/LA Prize
-----------------
The SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra will present the award at its
Seventh SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra at North Carolina State
University in October 2000. The prize, the fifth to be given, is awarded
to the author(s) of the most outstanding paper on a topic in applicable
linear algebra published in a peer-reviewed journal.
Eligibility
-----------
Candidate papers must be published in English in a peer-reviewed journal
bearing a publication date between January 1, 1997 through December 31,
1999. The papers must contain significant research contributions to the
field of linear algebra, as commonly defined in the mathematical
literature, with direct or potential applications. Nominations should
include a full bibliographic citation for the paper and a brief statement
outlining the justification for the nomination in terms of its importance
and impact.
Authors are discouraged from nominating their own papers.
Description of Award
--------------------
The award consists of a plaque and a certificate containing the
citation.
Nominations
-----------
Nominations including a copy of the nominated paper should be sent by
March 15, 2000 to:
Professor Volker Mehrmann
Chair, SIAG/LA Prize Selection Committee
c/o A. G. Bogardo
SIAM
3600 University City Science Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Telephone: 215-382-9800
Fax: 215-386-7999
E-mail: bogardo@siam.org
Selection Committee
-------------------
The members of the selection committee for the award are Volker
Mehrmann (TU Chemnitz), chair; Uwe Helmke (University of Wuerzburg);
Daniel Hershkowitz (Technion Haifa); Nicholas Higham (University of
Manchester); and Zdenek Strakos (Emory University).
Topic #9 ------------ OP-SF NET 6.6 ----------- November 15, 1999
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From: OP-SF NET Editor
Subject: Acknowledgment from B. Anicin
B. A. Anicin, Circuit theory of video display lines, IEE Proc.- Micro.
Antennas Propag, vol. 146, no. 1, February 1999, pp. 65-69, acknowledges
the help of Professors J. Boersma and M. L. Glasser with certain integral
relations which arose in the study in question. Questions concerning these
integrals were posed by Anicin in OP-SF NET 5.1.
Topic #10 ----------- OP-SF NET 6.6 ----------- November 15, 1999
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From: OP-SF NET Editor
Subject: OP-SF preprints in xxx archive
The following preprints related to the field of orthogonal
polynomials and special functions were recently posted or cross-listed to
one of the subcategories of the xxx archives. See:
http://front.math.ucdavis.edu/math.CA
http://front.math.ucdavis.edu/math.CO
http://front.math.ucdavis.edu/math.QA
http://xxx.lanl.gov/archive/solv-int
E-print math.AG/9911030
Title: Rational Hypergeometric Functions
Authors: Eduardo Cattani, Alicia Dickenstein, Bernd Sturmfels
Categories: AG Algebraic Geometry (CO Combinatorics)
Report number: MSRI 1999-051
Comments: LaTeX, 26 pages
Abstract: Multivariate hypergeometric functions associated with toric
varieties were introduced by Gel'fand, Kapranov and Zelevinsky. Singularities
of such functions are discriminants, that is, divisors projectively dual to
torus orbit closures. We show that most of these potential denominators never
appear in rational hypergeometric functions. We conjecture that the
denominator of any rational hypergeometric function is a product of
resultants, that is, a product of special discriminants arising from Cayley
configurations. This conjecture is proved for toric hypersurfaces and for
toric varieties of dimension at most three. Toric residues are applied to show
that every toric resultant appears in the denominator of some rational
hypergeometric function.
From: Eduardo Cattani
E-print math.CA/9910128
Title: Riccati equations and convolution formulas for functions of Rayleigh
type
Authors: Dharma P. Gupta, Martin E. Muldoon
Categories: CA Classical Analysis
Math Subject Class: 33C10
Abstract: N. Kishore, Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 14 (1963), 523, considered the
Rayleigh functions sigma_n, sums of the negative even powers of the (non-zero)
zeros of the Bessel function J_nu(z) and provided a convolution type sum
formula for finding sigma_n in terms of sigma_1, ...,sigma_{n-1}. His main tool
was the recurrence relation for Bessel functions. Here we extend this result to
a larger class of functions by using Riccati differential equations. We get new
results for the zeros of certain combinations of Bessel functions and their
first and second derivatives as well as recovering some results of Buchholz for
zeros of confluent hypergeometric functions.
From: Martin E. Muldoon
E-print math.CA/9910045
Title: Special Values of Multiple Polylogarithms
Authors: Jonathan M. Borwein, David M. Bradley, David J. Broadhurst, Petr
Lisonek
Categories: CA Classical Analysis (CO Combinatorics)
Math Subject Class: 40B05; 33E20
Comments: 35 pages
Abstract: Historically, the polylogarithm has attracted specialists and
non-specialists alike with its lovely evaluations. Much the same can be said
for Euler sums (or multiple harmonic sums), which, within the past decade, have
arisen in combinatorics, knot theory and high-energy physics. More recently, we
have been forced to consider multidimensional extensions encompassing the
classical polylogarithm, Euler sums, and the Riemann zeta function. Here, we
provide a general framework within which previously isolated results can now be
properly understood. Applying the theory developed herein, we prove several
previously conjectured evaluations, including an intriguing conjecture of Don
Zagier.
From: David M. Bradley
E-print math.CA/9909162
Title: Asymptotic Series for Some Painleve VI Solutions
Author: V. L. Vereschagin
Categories: CA Classical Analysis (AG Algebraic Geometry)
Comments: 11 pages, LaTeX
Abstract: The paper concerns asymptotic studies for the sixth Painleve
transcendent as independent variable tends to infinity. The primary tool is
averaging and the Whitham method. Elliptic ansatz, appropriate modulation
equation and asymptotics for some partial solution to PVI are found.
From: Vadim Vereschagin
E-print math.CO/9910096
Title: Combinatorics of geometrically distributed random variables: New
q-tangent and q-secant numbers
Author: Helmut Prodinger
Categories: CO Combinatorics
Math Subject Class: 05A15
Comments: If you want to see more of my papers, go here:
http://www.wits.ac.za/helmut/paperlst.htm
Abstract: Up-down permutations are counted by tangent resp. secant numbers.
Considering words instead, where the letters are produced by independent
geometric distributions, there are several ways of introducing this concept; in
the limit they all coincide with the classical version. In this way, we get
some new q-tangent and q-secant functions. Some of them also have nice
continued fraction expansions; in one particular case, we could not find a
proof for it. Divisibility results a la Andrews/Foata/Gessel are also
discussed.
From: Helmut Prodinger
E-print math.CO/9909053
Title: Change of base in Bailey pairs
Authors: David Bressoud, Mourad Ismail, Dennis Stanton
Categories: CO Combinatorics (NT Number Theory)
Math Subject Class: 05A17; 11P81; 17B68
Abstract: Versions of Bailey's lemma which change the base from q to q^2 or q^3
are given. Iterates of these versions give many new versions of multisum
Rogers-Ramanujan identities. We also prove Melzer's conjectures for the
Fermionic forms of the supersymmetric analogues of Virasoro characters.
From: David M. Bressoud
E-print math.QA/9909044
Title: A generalization of the q-Saalschutz sum and the Burge transform
Authors: A. Schilling, S. O. Warnaar
Categories: QA Quantum Algebra (CO Combinatorics)
Math Subject Class: 33D15; 05A30; 05A10
Report number: ITFA-99-24
Comments: 18 pages, AMSLaTeX
Abstract: A generalization of the q-(Pfaff)-Saalschutz summation formula is
proved. This implies a generalization of the Burge transform, resulting in an
additional dimension of the ``Burge tree''. Limiting cases of our summation
formula imply the (higher-level) Bailey lemma, provide a new decomposition of
the q-multinomial coefficients, and can be used to prove the Lepowsky and Primc
formula for the A_1^{(1)} string functions.
From: S. Ole Warnaar
solv-int/9909022
From: Igor Loutsenko
Self-similarity in Spectral Problems and q-special Functions
Authors: I. Loutsenko, V. Spiridonov
Similarity symmetries of the factorization chains for one-dimensional
differential and finite-difference Schr\"odinger equations are discussed.
Properties of the potentials defined by self-similar reductions of these
chains are reviewed. In particular, their algebraic structure, relations
to $q$-special functions, infinite soliton systems, supersymmetry,
coherent states, orthogonal polynomials, one-dimensional Ising chains and
random matrices are outlined.
Topic #11 ----------- OP-SF NET 6.6 ----------- November 15, 1999
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From: OP-SF NET Editor
Subject: Changes of Address, WWW Pages, etc
Alessandro Di Bucchianico writes: Please note that as of September 1, I
moved from the mathematics department to the technology management faculty
of Eindhoven University of Technology. My new address is given below
(including my new email address and web pages). My phone numbers have not
changed.
A. Di Bucchianico, Eindhoven University of Technology, Faculty Technology
Management, section Quality of Products & Processes, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB
Eindhoven, The Netherlands, phone +31 40 247 2902/8109, fax +31 40 2467497,
URL: http://www.tm.tue.nl/vakgr/ppk/bucchianico.htm
Anne Schilling is now at MIT as a C. L. E. Moore instructor. Her coordinates
are:
Building 2, room 279
Department of Mathematics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
U.S.A.
e-mail: anne@math.mit.edu
Phone: (617) 253-3214
Fax: (617) 253-4358
homepage: http://www-math.mit.edu/~anne/
Dr. Semyon Yakubovich (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Nederland) has been
appointed as a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Porto
(Portugal) starting February 2000. His address will be
Departamento de Matematica Pura
Faculdade de Ciencias
Universidade do Porto
Praca a gomes Teixeira
4099-002 Porto Portugal
Mama Foupouagnigni completed his PhD (on Orthogonal polynomials, co-supervised
by Professor Andre Ronveaux) on December 16, 1998. Now he is back in Cameroon,
in a permanent position at the Yaounde Higher Teachers Training College (an
Institute of the University of Yaounde I). His address is:
Docteur Mama FOUPOUAGNIGNI
Universite de Yaounde I
Ecole Normale Superieure
Departement de Mathematiques
BP 47 Yaounde, Republique du Cameroun
Tel/Fax: (237) 22 49 34 email: foupoua@uycdc.uninet.cm
Andrei Martinez Finkelshtein has a home page at
http://www.ualm.es/~andrei/prof-en.html
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From: OP-SF NET Editor
Subject: Subscribing to OP-SF NET
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Topic #13 ----------- OP-SF NET 6.6 ----------- November 15, 1999
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From: OP-SF NET Editor
Subject: Obtaining back issues of OP-SF NET and submitting contributions
to OP-SF NET and Newsletter
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