Combinatorics, Special Functions and Computer Algebra

Combinatorics, Special Functions and Computer Algebra
A workshop at the occasion of Peter Paule's 60th birthday

Go to: May 17, May 18.

Thursday, May 17

09:30-10:00: Bruno Buchberger
Mathematics: Natural Intelligence   abstract slides

10:00-10:20: Coffee break

10:20-11:10: Johann Cigler
Some Hankel determinants with nice evaluations   abstract slides

11:10-12:00: Marko Petkovšek
Definite sums as solutions of linear recurrence equations   slides

12:00-14:00: Lunch break

14:00-15:00: George E. Andrews (key note speaker)
Ramanujan's Lost Notebook in Five Volumes__Reflections   abstract slides

15:00-15:20: Coffee break

15:20-16:10: Mark Giesbrecht
Eigenvalues, invariant factors and random integer matrices   abstract

16:10-16:25: Coffee break

16:25-16:55: Johannes Blümlein
Large-Scale Mathematica Calculations in Precision Quantum Field Theory   slides

16:55-17:25: Stefan Gerhold
Recollections of my time in Peter's group   slides

17:25-17:55: Silviu Radu
A Special Module in the Field of Modular Functions   slides

17:55-18:10+ε: Short speeches

Friday, May 18

09:30-10:20: Matthias Beck
Chain Partition Analysis   abstract

10:20-10:40: Coffee break

10:40-11:30: Joachim von zur Gathen
Combinatorics on polynomial equations: do they describe nice varieties?   abstract slides

11:30-12:20: Sergei Abramov
Reduction of matrices of difference operators and inverse matrix computation   slides

12:20-14:00: Lunch break

14:00-14:50: Adalbert Kerber
Evaluation   slides

14:50-15:10: Coffee break

15:10-16:00: Mourad Ismail
A polynomial version of the Rogers-Ramanujan Identities and Ramanujan type functions &esnp; slides

16:00-16:50: Volker Strehl
Solving a linear system symbolically - how and why   slides