AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Monday, April 17, 2006 00:33:27
2006 Spring Central Sectional Meeting
Notre Dame, IN, April 89, 2006 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1016
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, I
Room 126, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

8:30 a.m.
Weighted Trigonometric Sums over a HalfPeriod.
OYeat Chan*, University of Illinois
(10161195) 
9:00 a.m.
Two Entries on Bilateral Hypergeometric Series in Ramanujan's Lost Notebook.
Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10163363) 
9:30 a.m.
Modular Equations and Algebraic Hypergeometric Transformations.
Robert S. Maier*, University of Arizona
(101611297) 
10:00 a.m.
Ramanujan and False Theta Series.
George E. Andrews*, The Pennsylvania State University
(10163371) 
10:30 a.m.
An Lfunction extension of Ramanujan's formula for the Riemann zeta function with an entire parameter: Preliminary Report.
David M. Bradley*, University of Maine
Katherine J. Merrill, University of Maine
(101633195) 
11:00 a.m.
Orthogonal polynomials in two discrete variables related to the algebra $U_q(so(6))$.
Alexander Rozenblyum*, New York City College of Technology, CUNY
(101633138)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, II
Room 126, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

3:00 p.m.
Second order superintegrable systems in two and three dimensions.
Willard Miller*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(101633123) 
3:30 p.m.
Approximation Operators, Exponential, and Free Exponential Families.
W\llodzimierz Bryc, University of Cincinnati
Mourad E. H. Ismail*, University of Central Florida
(101633251) 
4:00 p.m.
WKB and Turning point Theory for Second order difference equations: External Fields and Asymptotics of Orthogonal Polynomials.
J Geronimo*, Georgia Tech.
(101643240) 
4:30 p.m.
Asymptotic analysis of the generalized Hermite polynomials by the ray method.
Diego Dominici*, State University of New York at New Paltz
(101641180)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, III
Room 126, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

8:00 a.m.
A qanalogue of Wigner's 9j symbols.
Mizan Rahman*, Carleton University
(101633330) 
8:30 a.m.
Umemora polynomials associated to Painleve III .
Tewodros Amdeberhan*, Princeton Univ./Tulane Univ.
Doron Zeilberger, Rutgers University
(10163420) 
9:00 a.m.
Fractional group operators and the classical special functions.
Loyal Durand*, Physics Department, University of WisconsinMadison
(101633105) 
9:30 a.m.
Dilogarithms and fourbody atomic Coulomb interaction integrals for fully correlated exponential wavefunctions.
Frank E Harris*, Quantum Theory Project, University of Florida
(101633181) 
10:00 a.m.
Differentiation evens out zero spacing.
David W. Farmer*, American Institute of Mathematics
(10163072) 
10:30 a.m.
Using integrals of squares of realvalued functions to prove that certain entire functions have only real zeros.
George Gasper*, Northwestern University,
(101633239) 
11:00 a.m.
Matrix valued orthogonal polynomials and differential equations.
Mirta Castro, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
F. Alberto Grunbaum*, math dept UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720
(101633118)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, IV
Room 126, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

3:00 p.m.
Arithmetic of the partition function.
Scott Ahlgren*, University of Illinois
(101611299) 
3:30 p.m.
Univalency of Hypergeometric Functions.
Roger W Barnard*, Texas Tech University
Samy Ponnusamy, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
(10163067) 
4:00 p.m.
Special functions and the Mellin transforms of Laguerre and Hermite functions.
Mark W Coffey*, Colorado School of Mines
(10163382) 
4:30 p.m.
Instability intervals of the Ince and Hill equations.
Hans W Volkmer*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(10163393) 
5:00 p.m.
A classs of probability distribution functions relevant to turbulence.
Bruce R. Fabijonas*, Department of Mathematics, Southern Methodist University
Mogens V. Melander, Department of Mathematics, Southern Methodist University
(101633148) 
5:30 p.m.
Critical behavior of Gaussian random matrices with external source.
Pavel Bleher*, IUPUI
(101633335)

3:00 p.m.