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Mathematics & Statistics

Analysis
(Leader: Prof. Boris Shekhtman)

Wednesday, September 19, 2001

Title
Speaker
Time
Place

Discrete Norms of Polynomials at Equidistant Points
E. A. Rakhmanov
5:00pm-6:00pm
PHY 013

Wednesday, September 26, 2001

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Speaker
Time
Place

More on Discrete Norms of Polynomials
Boris Shekhtman
5:00pm-6:00pm
PHY 013

Wednesday, October 10, 2001

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Speaker
Time
Place

Bethe Ansatz Equations and Zeros of Polynomials, Part II
Mourad Ismail
5:00pm-6:00pm
PHY 013

Wednesday, October 17, 2001

Title
Speaker
Time
Place

Discrete Norms of Polynomials at Equidistant Points, Part II
E. A. Rakhmanov
5:00pm-6:00pm
PHY 013

Wednesday, October 24, 2001

Title
Speaker
Time
Place

Discrete Norms of Polynomials at Equidistant Points (Alternative View) and Related Questions
Boris Shekhtman
5:00pm-6:00pm
PHY 013

Wednesday, November 7, 2001

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Speaker
Time
Place

The Relationship Between Discrete Norms of Polynomials and Potential Theory
E. A. Rakhmanov
5:00pm-6:00pm
PHY 013

Wednesday, November 14, 2001

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Speaker
Time
Place

Orthogonal Polynomials and Toda Lattice
Mourad Ismail
5:00pm-6:00pm
PHY 013

Abstract

We explain how the Toda lattice was proved to be a completely integrable system. The proof, known from the early 70's, uses orthogonal polynomials. The ideas behind the proof will be explained.