Joint Mathematics Meetings AMS Special Session
Current as of Saturday, January 16, 2016 03:30:11
Joint Mathematics Meetings
Washington State Convention Center and the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA
January 69, 2016 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1116
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Gerard A. Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
AMS Special Session on Special Functions and qSeries

Friday January 8, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Special Functions and qSeries, I
Chelan 2, Chelan Level Two, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Richard Askey, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of Central Florida and King Saud University, Riyadh mourad.eh.ismail@gmail.com
Erik Koelink, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

8:00 a.m.
Some work of Mizan Rahman.
Richard Askey*, University of WisconsinMadison
(111633717) 
8:30 a.m.
Urn models and the Darboux process.
F Alberto Grunbaum*, Math Dept UC Berkeley
(111660647) 
9:00 a.m.
Fractional Revival in Spin Chains and Orthogonal Polynomials.
Vincent X Genest, MIT
Luc Vinet*, CRM, Université de Montréal
Alexei Zhedanov, CRM
(111633947) 
9:30 a.m.
Partitions associated with the mock theta functions $\omega(q)$ and $\nu(q)$.
George E Andrews*, Pennsylvania State University
(111633571) 
10:00 a.m.
Special and limiting values of the Weber function and Dedekind $\eta$.
Neil M Bickford*, University of California, Los Angeles
Ralph William Gosper, Los Altos Hills, California
(1116332241) 
10:30 a.m.
Refinements of the RogersRamanujan identities.
Kathleen O'Hara, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Dennis Stanton*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN 55455
(111605858)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Special Functions and qSeries, II
Chelan 2, Chelan Level Two, Washington State Conference Center
Organizers:
Richard Askey, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of Central Florida and King Saud University, Riyadh mourad.eh.ismail@gmail.com
Erik Koelink, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

8:00 a.m.
Discrete MacdonaldMehta integrals.
S Ole Warnaar*, The University of Queensland
(111633426) 
8:30 a.m.
Transmutation operators acting on solutions of the system of pde's for Appell's hypergeometric $F_2$.
Tom H Koornwinder*, Kortewegde Vries Institute, University of Amsterdam
(111633847) 
9:00 a.m.
Orthogonal polynomials related to a $_2\psi_2$summation formula.
Wolter Groenevelt*, Technische Universiteit Delft
(111633838) 
9:30 a.m.
The nonsymmetric Wilson polynomials are the BannaiIto polynomials.
Vincent X. Genest*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Luc Vinet, Universite de Montreal
Alexei Zhedanov, Universite de Montreal
(1116331083) 
10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: An interesting connection between complex orthogonal polynomials and nonlinear coherent states.
S. Twareque Ali*, Concordia University, Montreal
(111612869) 
10:30 a.m.
Fundamental Laser Modes in Paraxial Optics: From Computer Algebra and Simulations to Experimental Observation.
Christoph Koutschan, Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics, Austrian Academy of Sciences
Erwin Suazo, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Texas of Rio Grande Valley
Sergei K. Suslov*, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University
(1116351645) 
11:00 a.m.
New multivariate generalizations of Ramanujan's $_1\psi_1$ summation formula.
Michael J Schlosser*, University of Vienna
(1116331992) 
11:30 a.m.
$A_n$ to $A_m$ transformation formulas using Heine's method.
Gaurav Bhatnagar*, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Centre
(1116331228)

8:00 a.m.