Advanced Study Institute
Special Functions 2000:
Current Perspective and Future Directions

Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, U.S.A.
May 29 to June 9,  2000

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Objective of the ASI:
to summarize results in special functions and their diverse applications obtained over the last three decades and to discuss future directions.

Orthogonal polynomials and special functions in one and several variables, asymptotics, continued fractions, applications to number theory, combinatorics and mathematical physics, integrable systems, harmonic analysis and quantum groups, Painleve classification, and others.


G. Andrews, Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A.
R. Askey, University of Wisconsin, Madison, U.S.A.
B. Berndt, University of Illinois, U.S.A.
P. Deift, Courant Institute, U.S.A.
C. Dunkl, University of Virginia, U.S.A.
A. Grünbaum, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.
M.E.H. Ismail, University of South Florida, Tampa, U.S.A.
A. Kitaev, Steklov Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia
E. Koelink, Technische Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands
T. Koornwinder, KdV Institute, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
C. Krattenthaler, Institut für Mathematik, Universität Wien, Austria
S. Milne, The Ohio State University, U.S.A.
O. Njåstad, Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway
K. Ono, Pennsylvania State University and University of Wisconsin, Madison, U.S.A.
M. Rahman, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
S. Ruijsenaars, The Netherlands
V. Spiridonov, Joint Institute of Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia
D. Stanton, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.
J. Stokman, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands
S. K. Suslov, Arizona State University, U.S.A.
V. N. Tolstoy, Moscow State University, Russia
L. Vinet, McGill University, Montréal, Canada
R. Wong, City University of Hong Kong
A. Zhedanov, Donetsk Institute for Physics and Technology, Ukraine

International Organizing Committee:
Sergei Suslov, Arizona State University, U.S.A. (Director from the NATO country)
Vyacheslav Spiridonov, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia (Director from the Partner country)
Tom Koornwinder, KdV Institute, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Luc Vinet, McGill University, Montréal, Canada

Local Organizing Committee:
Joaquin Bustoz, Arizona State University (Chair)
Mourad Ismail, University of South Florida
Sergei Suslov, Arizona State University

Advanced Study Institute SF2000, Arizona State University, Department of Mathematics, Box 871804, Tempe, AZ 85287-1804, U.S.A.
Fax:  1-480-965-8119
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Sponsored by:
NATO Scientific and Environmental Affairs Division, Arizona State University, National Science Foundation, Wolfram Research, Centre de Recherches Mathématiques, Université de Montréal, The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, and Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, University of British Columbia

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