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2002 Spring Eastern Section Meeting
Montreal, Quebec Canada, May 35, 2002
Meeting #976
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Asymptotics for Random Matrix Models and Their Applications

Friday May 3, 2002, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Asymptotics for Random Matrix Models and Their Applications, I
Room B4245, Pavillon 3200 JeanBrillant
Organizers:
Nicholas M. Ercolani, University of Arizona ercolani@math.arizona.edu
Kenneth T.R. McLaughlin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Arizona mcl@amath.unc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Concentration of Permanent Estimators for Certain Large Matrices.
Shmuel Friedland, University of Illinois at Chicago
Brian Rider*, Duke University
Ofer Zeitouni, Technion  Israel Institute of Technology
(97660122)

4:00 p.m.
Density of states for random band matrices.
Margherita Disertori*, Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, NJ)
Haru Pinson, University of Arizona
Thomas Spencer, Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, NJ)
(97682131)

Saturday May 4, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Asymptotics for Random Matrix Models and Their Applications, II
Room B4245, Pavillon 3200 JeanBrillant
Organizers:
Nicholas M. Ercolani, University of Arizona ercolani@math.arizona.edu
Kenneth T.R. McLaughlin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Arizona mcl@amath.unc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Duality in 2Matrix models.
John Harnad*, Concordia University and Centre de recherches mathématiques, Univ. de Montréal
Marco Bertola, Concordia University and Centre de recherches mathématiques, Univ. de Montréal
Bertrand Eynard, CRM, Univ. de Montréal and SPTH, CEA/Saclay
(97635105)

9:00 a.m.
Double Scaling Limit in the Random Matrix Model: the RiemannHilbert Approach.
Pavel Bleher*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis
(9766049)

10:00 a.m.
Genus zero large n asymptotics of biorthogonal polynomials involved in the random 2matrix model.
B. Eynard*, CEA Saclay (France), CRM Montreal.
M. Bertola, CRM Montreal
J. Harnad, CRM, Montreal, University of Concordia, Montreal
(97634160)

Saturday May 4, 2002, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Asymptotics for Random Matrix Models and Their Applications, III
Room B4245, Pavillon 3200 JeanBrillant
Organizers:
Nicholas M. Ercolani, University of Arizona ercolani@math.arizona.edu
Kenneth T.R. McLaughlin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Arizona mcl@amath.unc.edu

3:00 p.m.
A complete asymptotic expansion for the partition function of random matrix theory via RiemannHilbert techniques.
N. Ercolani, University of Arizona
Ken TR McLaughlin*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(97681202)

4:00 p.m.
Stokes Matrices and RiemannHilbert Problem for twomatrix models.
Marco Bertola*, CRM, Univesite' de Montreal and Concordia University
Bertrand Eynard, C.R.M. and CEA, Saclay (France)
John Harnad, CRM and Concordia University
(97634158)

Sunday May 5, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Asymptotics for Random Matrix Models and Their Applications, IV
Room B4245, Pavillon 3200 JeanBrillant
Organizers:
Nicholas M. Ercolani, University of Arizona ercolani@math.arizona.edu
Kenneth T.R. McLaughlin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Arizona mcl@amath.unc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Universality for eigenvalues spacings near the edge of the spectrum for modified Jacobi unitary ensembles.
Arno B.J. Kuijlaars*, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Maarten Vanlessen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
(97615132)

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotics for Discrete Orthogonal Polynomials with General Weights.
Jinho Baik, Princeton University
Thomas Kriecherbauer, LMU Munich
Kenneth T.R. McLaughlin, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Peter D Miller*, University of Michigan
(97641207)

10:00 a.m.
RiemannHilbert problem connected with semiclassical limit of the focusing Nonlinear Schroedinger Equation with certain initial conditions.
Alexander Tovbis*, Duke University
Stephanos Venakides, Duke University
Xin Zhou, Duke University
(9763533)
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