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O P - S F N E T Volume 12, Number 6
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Today's Topics:
1. Co-editor of OP-SF NET
2. Notre Dame Special Session
3. FPSAC '06 - Second announcement
4. Protaras Conference
5. Report on Munich Conference
6. Book by Ismail on Classical and Quantum Orthogonal Polynomials
7. Award of SASTRA Ramanujan Prize
8. Call for Nominations - George Polya Prize
9. Preprints in arXiv.org
10. About the Activity Group
11. Submitting contributions to OP-SF NET
Calendar of Events:
2006
March 27-31: Spectral Theory and Mathematical Physics,
A Conference in Honor of Barry Simon's 60th Birthday,
Pasadena, California, USA 12.2, #2
http://www.math.caltech.edu/simonfest.html
April 8-9: American Mathematical Society Central Section Meeting,
including Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal
Polynomials, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA 12.6, #2
http://www.ams.org/amsmtgs/2130_program.html
May 6-11: International Conference on Fourier and Complex Analysis:
Classical Problems - Current View, Protaras, Cyprus
12.4, #1; 12.6 #4
http://www.ucy.ac.cy/~cfca/
June 19-23: FPSAC '06 - 18th Annual International Conference on
Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics, San Diego,
California, USA 12.6. #3
http://garsia.math.yorku.ca/fpsac06/
July 10-14: SIAM Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
http://www.siam.org/meetings/an06/index.php
July 10-14: Symmetries and Integrability of Difference Equations 7,
Melbourne, Australia
http://www.physics.utu.fi/theory/SIDE/
August 22-30
International Congress of Mathematicians, Madrid, Spain
http://www.icm2006.org/
September 4-29: Short programme "The Painleve Equations and Monodromy
Problems", Newton Institute. Cambridge, UK
http://www.newton.cam.ac.uk/programmes/PEM/index.html 12.3, #2
(Note correction of date from earlier versions of this Calendar)
September (exact date to be announced): AMADE 2006, Minsk, Belarus
http://www.amade-bsu.com/ 12.3 #3
2007
July (dates to be announced): OPSFA - Orthogonal Polynomials, Special
Functions and their Applications, Marseille, France
Topic #1 ---------- OP-SF NET 12.6 ----------- November 15, 2005
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From: OP-SF NET Editor
Subject: Co-editor of OP-SF NET
Diego Dominici, SUNY at New Paltz, has been appointed a co-editor of
OP-SF NET with effect from January 1, 2006. Diego has research
interests in asymptotic methods, perturbation methods, special
functions, partial differential equations, difference equations,
stochastic models, inverse functions, and symbolic computation. He
received his Licenciado (BS + MS) in Pure Mathematics from Universidad
de Buenos Aires in 1998 and his PhD. in Applied Mathematics from the
University of Illinois at Chicago in 2003. In 2004, he won SIAM's
Richard C. DiPrima Prize which is awarded every two years based on an
outstanding doctoral dissertation in applied mathematics. I would like
to welcome Diego to this position and look forward to working with him.
Topic #2 ---------- OP-SF NET 12.6 ----------- November 15, 2005
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From: Diego Dominici
Subject: Notre Dame Special Session
The 2006 Spring Central Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical
Society, to be held at Notre Dame, Indiana, April 8-9, 2006 will include
a Special Session on "Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials"
organized by Diego Dominici, SUNY at New Paltz. More information on the
meeting will be found at
http://www.ams.org/amsmtgs/2130_program.html.
Topic #3 ---------- OP-SF NET 12.6 ----------- November 15, 2005
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From: Mike Zabrocki
Subject: FPSAC '06 - Second announcement
===============================================
18th Annual International Conference on
Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics
===============================================
FPSAC'06
===============================================
June 19-23, 2006
San Diego, California USA
===============================================
Second announcement -- Call for papers
Topics
All aspects of combinatorics and their relations with other parts of
mathematics, physics, computer science and biology.
Conference program
Invited lectures, contributed presentations, poster session,
problem session and software demonstrations. As usual there
will be no parallel sessions.
Official languages
The official languages of the conference are English and French.
Invited Speakers
Marge Bayer (University of Kansas)
Fan Chung (UC San Diego)
Jim Haglund (University of Pennsylvania)
Tom Koornwinder (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
Seok-Jin Kang (Seoul National University)
Nigel Ray (University of Manchester)
Bruce Sagan (Michigan State University)
Michelle Wachs (University of Miami)
Call for papers and posters
Authors are invited to submit extended abstracts of at most twelve
pages by November 15, 2005. To submit papers please visit the conference
web site http://garsia.math.yorku.ca/fpsac06/ . Author instructions
can also be found at the conference web site.
The submitted papers should begin with a short abstract written both
in English and in French (translation provided if necessary).
Authors should indicate the mode of presentation which they
consider appropriate for their paper, i.e. lecture or poster
session. The notifications of acceptance are scheduled
for February 15, 2006.
Important Note: Each submitted abstract must be prepared in accordance
with AMS-Latex (see http://www.ams.org/tex/). Authors are encouraged to
use the LaTeX template which will be provided on the 'Instruction for
Authors' section of the conference web site.
Open problem session
Contributions to the problem session are invited in advance of the
conference dates. People interested in submitting a problem in advance
should submit it via http://garsia.math.yorku.ca/fpsac06/ before June 1,
2006.
Software demonstrations
Demonstrations of software relevant to the topics of the conference
are encouraged. People interested in giving a software demonstration
should submit through our website before February 15, 2006 a paper
briefly explaining the software, and including the hardware
requirements.
Graduate student papers
In an ongoing FPSAC tradition, an award will be made for the best paper
submitted by a graduate student. Students submitting extended abstracts
are invited to indicate their eligibility for this award.
Participant support
Limited funds are available for partial support of participants,
in particular for students and junior scientists. Requests should
contain a letter of recommendation and include the estimated
transportation and living expenses for the duration of the conference
as well as the amount of any support available from other sources.
All requests should be sent by March 1, 2006 through the conference
web site or by postal mail. See the conference website for details.
Location
The conference will take place in San Diego, California at the
Catamaran Resort Hotel in Pacific Beach. An opening reception is
scheduled for Sunday, June 18, 2006.
Accommodation
The Catamaran Resort Hotel is the official hotel for the conference
as well as the conference location. A special rate has been arranged
for conference attendees.
Further information
All important information concerning FPSAC'06 can be found on the
conference web site at http://garsia.math.yorku.ca/fpsac06/
More details will be given in future announcements.
Please direct further questions to fpsac06@mathstat.yorku.ca
Registration
Registration fee before April 1, 2006: US$250 (students, US$125)
Registration fee on or after April 1, 2006: US$325 (students, US$170)
Summary of important dates
Submission of abstracts: November 15, 2005
Notification of acceptance: February 15, 2006
Requests for support: March 1, 2006
Reduced registration fees: April 1, 2006
Conference begins: June 19, 2006
Program Committee
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Francois Bergeron (UQAM) (chair)
Jeff Remmel (UC San Diego) (co-chair)
Nantel Bergeron (York University)
Miklos Bona (University of Florida)
Bill Chen (Nankai University)
Joseph Kung (University of North Texas)
Roberto Mantaci (Universite Paris 7)
Jennifer Morse (University of Miami)
Rosa Orellana (Dartmouth College)
Andrew Rechnitzer (University of Melbourne)
Manfred Schocker (University of Wales Swansea)
Hugh Thomas (University of New Brunswick)
Mike Zabrocki (York University)
Organizing Committee
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Nantel Bergeron (York University)
Sara Faridi (Dalhousie University)
Christophe Hohlweg (The Fields Institute)
Isaiah Lankham (UC Davis)
Marni Mishna (Simon Fraser University)
Rosa Orellana (Dartmouth College)
Andrew Rechnitzer (University of Melbourne)
Tom Roby (University of Connecticut)
Mercedes Rosas (Universidad de Sevilla)
Jeff Remmel (UC San Diego) (co-chair)
Mike Zabrocki (York University) (co-chair)
Topic #4 ---------- OP-SF NET 12.6 ----------- November 15, 2005
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From: Stamatis Koumandos
Subject: Protaras Conference
The International Conference "Fourier and Complex Analysis: Classical
Problems - Current View" to be held in Protaras, Cyprus, May 6-11, 2006,
was announced in OP-SF NET 12.4, Topic #1. This announcement contains
additional information as well as the URL site of the conference for
online registration.
We ask the colleagues who want to give a presentation talk to register
as soon as possible, since the number of slots is limited. There will be
2 conference dinners, on the 7th and 10th of May. If somebody wants to
extend his/her stay, it can be done with the preferential rates we have
obtained.
The online registration for the conference will be opened on 18th
October at the link: http://www.ucy.ac.cy/~cfca/
We kindly ask you to fill up the following two forms:
1) Registration for the conference.
The registration fee is 65 EUR if paid before March 15, 2006 and 75 EUR
if paid after that date. It includes the conference dinners and the
services during coffee breaks and book of abstracts. This 75 EUR can be
paid upon registration at the conference, but not later than the 7th of
May.
2) Hotel booking form in the home page
http://www.ucy.ac.cy/~cfca/Registration/registration.htm
We urge you to reserve rooms as early as possible since we have a
preferential rates of about 28 euro a day (half-board) for a hotel, 50
meters from the seashore. The hotel is a 4* Hotel Apartments, but to get
a sound financial offer we agreed to the change of towels and linen
every second day. The number of rooms is limited, and will be reserved
on a first come-first served basis.
You may find more detailed information regarding registration,
deadlines, registration fee, invited speakers, organizing and scientific
committee, local information etc. at http://www.ucy.ac.cy/~cfca/
which is the home page of the meeting.
On behalf of the Organizing Committee,
Stamatis Koumandos
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
The University of Cyprus
P.O. Box 20537
1678 Nicosia
CYPRUS
Telephone: + 357 22892622
FAX: + 357 22892601
email: skoumand@ucy.ac.cy
http://www.mas.ucy.ac.cy
Topic #5 ---------- OP-SF NET 12.6 ----------- November 15, 2005
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From: Jeff Geronimo
Subject: Report on Munich Conference
The International Conference of Difference Equations, Special Functions
and Applications took place July 25-30, 2005 in Munich Germany. The
conference was organized by Bernd Aulbach, Peter Kloeden, Rupert Lasser,
Frank Lasser, and Andreas Ruffing. The conference was dedicated to Bernd
Aulbach who unfortunately and unexpectedly passed away last January. The
conference was a joint meeting of three groups Orthogonal polynomials
and Special Functions (OPSFA), International Society of Difference
Equations (ISDE) and Symmetries and Integrability of Difference
Equations (SIDE). There were over three hundred participants and one
hundred and ninety talks.
The hour talks that were of special interest to the OPSFA community were
give by Berezansky (The complex moment problem), Berg (Logarithmic order
and type of entire functions associated with the indeterminate moment
problem), Simon (Zeros of polynomials orthogonal on the unit circle),
van Doorn (Orthogonal polynomials and birth-death processes with
killing), Everitt (Fourth-order Bessel-type special functions), Geronimo
(Two variable orthogonal polynomials and factorization), Hayman (Zeros
of a q-Bessel function and some related functions), Ismail (The
Ramanujan continued fractions), Koepf (Computer algebra methods for
orthogonal polynomials), Marcellan (Polynomials orthogonal with respect
to a Sobolev inner product), Noumi (Hypergeometric tau-functions for the
elliptic difference Painleve equation), Ricci (Multi-variable
Gould-Hopper and Laguerre polynomials), Rains (Elliptic analogs of
multivariate beta integrals), Saff (Discretizing Manifolds via minimum
energy points), Simon (Zeros of orthogonal polynomials), Stahl
(Orthogonal polynomials, Pade Approximants, and sets of minimal
capacity), Valent (Heun functions verses elliptic functions), Van Assche
(Orthogonal polynomials recurrence relations and difference equations),
Zhedanov (Explicit interpolation tables and special functions).
There will be a conference proceedings.
Topic #6 ---------- OP-SF NET 12.6 ----------- November 15, 2005
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From: Dan Lozier
Subject: Book by Ismail on Classical and Quantum Orthogonal Polynomials
The following information is from the web site
http://www.cambridge.org/
Classical and Quantum Orthogonal Polynomials in One Variable
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of South Florida
This is first modern treatment of orthogonal polynomials from the
viewpoint of special functions. The coverage is encyclopaedic, including
classical topics such as Jacobi, Hermite, Laguerre, Hahn, Charlier and
Meixner polynomials as well as those (e.g. Askey-Wilson and Al-Salam -
Chihara polynomial systems) discovered over the last 50 years; multiple
orthogonal polynomials are discussed for the first time in book form.
Many modern applications of the subject are dealt with, including birth-
and death- processes, integrable systems, combinatorics, and physical
models. A chapter on open research problems and conjectures is designed
to stimulate further research on the subject. Exercises of varying
degrees of difficulty are included to help the graduate student and the
newcomer. A comprehensive bibliography rounds off the work, which will
be valued as an authoritative reference as well as for graduate
teaching.
Contents:
1. Preliminaries; 2. Orthogonal polynomials; 3. Differential equations;
4. Jacobi polynomials; 5. Some inverse problems; 6. Discrete orthogonal
polynomials; 7. Zeros and inequalities; 8. Polynomials orthogonal on the
unit circle; 9. Linearization, connections and integral representations;
10. The Sheffer classification; 11. q-series preliminaries; 12.
q-summation theorems; 13. Some q-orthogonal polynomials; 14. Exponential
and q-Bessel functions; 15. The Askey-Wilson polynomials; 16. The
Askey-Wilson operators; 17. q-Hermite polynomials on the unit circle;
18. Discrete q-orthogonal polynomials; 19. Fractional and q-fractional
calculus; 20. Polynomial solutions to functional equations; 21. Some
indeterminate moment problems; 22. The Riemann-Hilbert problem; 23.
Multiple orthogonal polynomials; 24. Research problems; Bibliography;
Index.
November 2005 / 0-521-78201-5 / Hardback / $140.00
Series: Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications (No. 98)
688 pages / 1 line diagram / 80 exercises
Please visit www.cambridge.org/0521782015 to order a copy.
Topic #7 ---------- OP-SF NET 12.6 ----------- November 15, 2005
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From: Tom Koornwinder
Subject: Award of SASTRA Ramanujan Prize
The 2005 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize will be jointly awarded to Professors
Manjul Bhargava (Princeton University) and Kannan Soundarajan
(University of Michigan). This annual prize, being awarded for the first
time, is for outstanding contributions by individuals not exceeding the
age of 32 in areas of mathematics influenced by Ramanujan in a broad
sense. For more information, see:
http://www.math.ufl.edu/sastra-prize/2005.html"
For more information on Manjul Bhargava, see
http://www.princeton.edu/pr/pwb/03/1208/1b.shtml
Some information on Kannan Soundarajan's research is at
http://www.math.lsa.umich.edu/people/facultyDetail.php?id=289
Topic #8 ---------- OP-SF NET 12.6 ----------- November 15, 2005
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From: J. M. Littleton
Subject: Call for Nominations - George Polya Prize
The George Polya Prize honors the memory of George Polya and is given in
even-numbered years for notable contributions in two alternating
categories: (1) for a notable application of combinatorial theory; (2)
for a notable contribution in another area of interest to George Polya,
such as approximation theory, complex analysis, number theory,
orthogonal polynomials, probability theory, or mathematical discovery
and learning.
The 2006 award will be given in the second category listed above, a
notable contribution in another area of interest to George Polya. The
award will be presented at the 2006 SIAM Annual Meeting scheduled for
July 10-14, 2006, in Boston, Massachusetts.
Eligibility
There are no restrictions except that the prize is broadly intended to
recognize specific recent work. Strong preference will be given to
selecting one person as the prize winner.
Description of Award
The award will consist of an engraved medal and a $20,000 cash prize.
Travel expenses to the award ceremony will be provided by the prize
fund.
Nominations
A letter of nomination, including a description of achievement(s) should
be sent by December 31, 2005, to:
George Polya Prize Selection Committee
Professor Peter D. Lax, Chair
c/o J. M. Littleton
SIAM
3600 University City Science Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688
USA
Telephone: +1-215-382-9800 ext. 303
Fax: +1-215-386-7999
E-mail: littleton@siam.org
Selection Committee
The members of the selection committee are: Peter Lax (Chair),
NYU-Courant Institute; George Andrews, Pennsylvania State University;
Carl de Boor, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jean Taylor, NYU-Courant
Institute; Craig A. Tracy, University of California, Davis.
Topic #9 ---------- OP-SF NET 12.6 ----------- November 15, 2005
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From: OP-SF NET Editor muldoon@yorku.ca
Subject: Preprints in arXiv.org
The following preprints related to the fields of orthogonal polynomials
and special functions were recently posted or cross-listed to one of the
subcategories of arXiv.org. See especially:
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
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math.AP/0509057
Title: The Segal-Bargmann transform for the heat equation associated
with root systems
Authors: Gestur Olafsson, Henrik Schlichtkrull
Subj-class: Analysis of PDEs
MSC-class: 33C67
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math.CA/0509058
Title: Differential Recursion Relations for Laguerre Functions on
Symmetric Cones
Authors: Michael Aristidou, Mark Davidson, Gestur Olafsson
Subj-class: Classical Analysis and ODEs
MSC-class: 33C45, 43A85
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math.CA/0509192
Title: Coefficients of Orthogonal Polynomials on the Unit Circle and
Higher Order Szego Theorems
Authors: Leonid Golinskii, Andrej Zlatos
Comments: 21pp
Subj-class: Classical Analysis and ODEs; Spectral Theory
MSC-class: 42C05
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math.FA/0509241
Title: Orthogonal polynomials of discrete variable and boundedness of
Dirichlet kernel
Authors: Ryszard Szwarc
Subj-class: Functional Analysis
MSC-class: 42C15
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math.PR/0509270
Title: Brownian motion on time scales, basic hypergeometric functions,
and some continued fractions of Ramanujan
Authors: Shankar Bhamidi, Steven N. Evans, Ron Peled, Peter Ralph
Comments: 31 pages, resubmitted to include an improved uniqueness result
suggested to us by Pat Fitzsimmons
Subj-class: Probability; Classical Analysis and ODEs
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math.CO/0509281
Title: Nonterminating Basic Hypergeometric Series and the $q$-Zeilberger
Algorithm
Authors: William Y.C. Chen, Qing-Hu Hou, Yan-Ping Mu
Comments: 30 pages
Subj-class: Combinatorics
MSC-class: 33D15, 33F10
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math.CO/0509298
Title: Eigenproblem for Jacobi matrices: hypergeometric series solution
Authors: Vadim B. Kuznetsov, Evgeny K. Sklyanin
Comments: 15 pages
Subj-class: Combinatorics; High Energy Physics - Theory; Mathematical
Physics; Classical Analysis and ODEs; Exactly Solvable and Integrable
Systems
MSC-class: 58F07
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math.CA/0509465
Title: Quadratic transformations and Guillera's formulae for $1/\pi^2$
Authors: Wadim Zudilin (Moscow)
Comments: AmSTeX, 6 pages
Subj-class: Classical Analysis and ODEs; Number Theory
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math.CA/0509468
Title: A Computer Proof of Turan's Inequality
Authors: S. Gerhold, M. Kauers
Subj-class: Classical Analysis and ODEs; Combinatorics
MSC-class: 26D07; 33C45; 33F10
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math.NT/0509613
Title: On the alternating sums of powers of consecutive q-integers
Authors: Taekyun Kim
Comments: 5 pages
Subj-class: Number Theory
MSC-class: 11B68;11S80
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math.NT/0509637
Title: Hypergeometric Zeta Functions
Authors: Abdul Hassen, Hieu D. Nguyen
Comments: 23 pages, 3 figures, 2 tables
Subj-class: Number Theory
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math.CO/0509648
Title: An identity involving products of three binomial coefficients
Authors: Hao Pan, Zhi-Wei Sun
Comments: 4 pages. Prof. Krattenthaler and H. Wilf's comments considered
Subj-class: Combinatorics; Number Theory
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math-ph/0509008
Title: Bernoulli-like polynomials associated with Stirling Numbers
Authors: Carl M. Bender, Dorje C. Brody, Bernhard K. Meister
Comments: 3 pages
Subj-class: Mathematical Physics
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math-ph/0509013
Title: Ince's limits for confluent and double-confluent Heun equations
Authors: B. D. Bonorino Figueiredo
Comments: Submitted to Journal of Mathematical Physics
Subj-class: Mathematical Physics
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math-ph/0509021
Title: Hermite and Laguerre $\beta$-ensembles: asymptotic corrections to
the eigenvalue density
Authors: Patrick Desrosiers, Peter J. Forrester
Comments: 26 pages, 6 figures
Subj-class: Mathematical Physics
MSC-class: 15A52, 41A60, 33D52
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math-ph/0509029
Title: From Random Matrices to Quasiperiodic Jacobi Matrices via
Orthogonal Polynomials
Authors: Leonid Pastur (Institute for Low Temperature Physics, Kharkiv,
Ukraine)
Subj-class: Mathematical Physics
MSC-class: 15A52; 11C08; 11C20
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math-ph/0509035
Title: Integrals involving triplets of Jacobi and Gegenbauer polynomials
and some 3j-symbols of SO(n), SU(n) and Sp(4)
Authors: S. Alisauskas
Comments: 28 pages, Chapter 9 (invited contribution) in Studies of
Mathematical Physics Research, Ed. Ch. V.Benton (Nova Science Publ.,
Hauppauge NY), pp. 203--241, 2004
Subj-class: Mathematical Physics
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math-ph/0509039
Title: Jack polynomials in superspace: combinatorial orthogonality
Authors: Patrick Desrosiers, Luc Lapointe, Pierre Mathieu
Comments: 22 pages, this supersedes the second part of math.CO/0412306
Subj-class: Mathematical Physics; Combinatorics
http://www.arxiv.org/abs/math-ph/0509043
Title: Perturbed Hankel Determinants
Authors: Estelle Basor, Yang Chen
Comments: 10 pages
Subj-class: Mathematical Physics
http://arxiv.org/abs/math.CA/0510050
Title: Some observations on a Kapteyn series
Authors: Diego Dominici
Subj-class: Classical Analysis and ODEs
MSC-class: 42C10 (Primary) 30B50, 33C10 (Secondary)
http://arxiv.org/abs/math.PR/0510153
Title: q-Gaussian distributions. On calculus of measures orthogonalizing
q-Hermite Polynomials
Authors: Pawel J. Szablowki
Comments: 8 pages
Subj-class: Probability; Statistics
MSC-class: 62E17;60E05;68U20;65C05
http://arxiv.org/abs/math.SP/0510219
Title: On a new asymptotic problem in the scattering setting
Authors: F. Peherstorfer, A. Volberg, P. Yuditskii
Subj-class: Spectral Theory; Mathematical Physics
http://arxiv.org/abs/math.PR/0510240
Title: Distributional transformations, orthogonal polynomials, and Stein
characterizations
Authors: Larry Goldstein, Gesine Reinert
Comments: 26 pages
Subj-class: Probability
MSC-class: 60E05; 60E10
Journal-ref: Journal of Theoretical Probability (2005), vol 18, pp.
185-208
http://arxiv.org/abs/math.CA/0510249
Title: Estimates of parabolic cylinder functions on the real axis
Authors: Alexis Pokrovski
Comments: 25 pages, 5 PostScript figures
Subj-class: Classical Analysis and ODEs
MSC-class: 34M60 (Primary), 34E20 (Secondary)
http://arxiv.org/abs/math.CA/0510278
Title: Type II Hermite-Pad\'e approximation to the exponential function
Authors: A.B.J. Kuijlaars (Leuven), H. Stahl (Berlin), W. Van Assche
(Leuven), F. Wielonsky (Lille)
Comments: 20 pages, 5 figures
Subj-class: Classical Analysis and ODEs; Complex Variables
http://arxiv.org/abs/math.CA/0510341
Title: Some remarks on the Wu-Sprung potential. Preliminary report
Authors: Diego Dominici
Comments: 11 pages, 6 figures
Subj-class: Classical Analysis and ODEs
http://arxiv.org/abs/math.NT/0510481
Title: Evolution Equations and Functions of Hypergeometric Type over
Fields of Positive Characteristic
Authors: Anatoly N. Kochubei
Subj-class: Number Theory; Rings and Algebras
MSC-class: 12H99; 33E50; 16S32
http://arxiv.org/abs/math.NT/0510530
Title: Large gaps between the zeros of the Riemann zeta function
Authors: Nathan Ng
Comments: 39 pages
Subj-class: Number Theory
MSC-class: 11M26,11M6
http://arxiv.org/abs/math.NT/0510570
Title: An explicit zero-free region for the Dirichlet L-functions
Authors: Habiba Kadiri
Comments: 32 pages
Subj-class: Number Theory
MSC-class: 11M26
http://arxiv.org/abs/math.CA/0510585
Title: Sharp Bounds for the Harmonic Numbers
Authors: Mark B. Villarino
Comments: 7 pages
Subj-class: Classical Analysis and ODEs
MSC-class: 26D15
http://arxiv.org/abs/math.CA/0510627
Title: On Euler-Imshenetsky-Darboux transformation of second-order
linear differential equations
Authors: Lev M. Berkovich, Simeon A. Evlakhov
Subj-class: Classical Analysis and ODEs
MSC-class: 34C20 (Primary), 34-04, 47E05 (Secondary)
http://arxiv.org/abs/cs.NA/0510051
Title: Numerical resolution of some BVP using Bernstein polynomials
Authors: Gianluca Argentini
Comments: 7 pages, 3 figures
Subj-class: Numerical Analysis; Mathematical Software; Computational
Physics; Classical Analysis and ODEs
ACM-class: G.1.7
http://arxiv.org/abs/math-ph/0510012
Title: Asymptotics of orthogonal polynomials via the Koosis theorem
Authors: F. Nazarov, A. Volberg, P. Yuditskii
Subj-class: Mathematical Physics; Spectral Theory
MSC-class: 30C60, 42B20, 42C15
http://arxiv.org/abs/math-ph/0510019
Title: Limit periodic Jacobi matrices with a singular continuous
spectrum and the renormalization of periodic matrices
Authors: F. Peherstorfer, A. Volberg, P. Yuditskii
Subj-class: Mathematical Physics; Spectral Theory
MSC-class: 42B20, 42C15, 42A50, 47B35, 47B38
http://arxiv.org/abs/math-ph/0510076
Title: On the characteristic exponents of Floquet solutions to the
Mathieu equation
Authors: Jan Eric Str/"ang
Subj-class: Mathematical Physics
MSC-class: 33E10; 40A25
http://arxiv.org/abs/math-ph/0510080
Title: Multipole expansions in four-dimensional hyperspherical harmonics
Authors: A.V. Meremianin
Comments: 19 pages, no figures
Subj-class: Mathematical Physics
MSC-class: 33C55
http://arxiv.org/abs/math-ph/0510094
Title: Associated hypergeometric-type functions and coherent states
Authors: Nicolae Cotfas
Comments: 6 pages in LaTeX2e
Subj-class: Mathematical Physics
MSC-class: 33C45; 81R30; 81Q60
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