Workshop Information

Venue

The workshop will be held in Douala, Cameroon, at Hotel Prince de Galles


Schedule

The detailed schedule can be downloaded HERE

Friday October 05, 2018 - Day 1 - Preliminary Training Session

08:30-09:30: Preliminary Training 1 - Foupouagnigni: Introduction to Orthogonal Polynomials: Definition and basic properties

09:30-10:30: Preliminary Tutorial 2 - Foupouagnigni: Introduction to Orthogonal Polynomials: Definition and basic properties

10:30-11:00: Coffee and Discussion Break

11:00-12:00: Preliminary Training 3 - Mboutngam: Classical continuous OP (Part 1)

12:00-13:00: Preliminary Tutorial 4 - Mboutngam: Classical continuous OP (Part 1)

13:00-14:30: Lunch and Discussion Break

14:30-15:30: Preliminary Training 5 - Kenfack: Classical continuous OP (Part 2)

15:30-16:30: Preliminary Tutorial 6 - Kenfack: Classical continuous OP (Part 2)

16:30-17:00: Coffee and Discussion Break

17:00-18:00: Preliminary Training 7 - Tcheutia: Inversion, multiplication and connection formulae for classical continuous orthogonal polynomials

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Saturday October 06, 2018 - Day 2 - Preliminary Training Session

08:30-09:30: Preliminary Tutorial 8 - Tcheutia: Inversion, multiplication and connection formulae for classical continuous orthogonal polynomials

09:30-10:30: Preliminary Training 9 - Jooste: Properties and applications of the zeros of classical continuous orthogonal polynomials

10:30-11:00: Coffee and Discussion Break

11:00-11:30: Preliminary Tutorial 10 - Jooste: Properties and applications of the zeros of classical continuous orthogonal polynomials

11:30-13:00: Preliminary Training and Tutorial 11 - Njionou: Classical orthogonal polynomials of a discrete and a q-discrete variable

13:00-14:30: Lunch and Discussion Break

14:30-15:30: Preliminary Training 12 - Koepf: Computer algebra, power series and summation

15:30-16:30: Preliminary Tutorial 13 - Koepf: Computer algebra, power series and summation

16:30-17:00: Coffee and Discussion Break

17:00-18:00: Preliminary Training 14 - Mouafo: On the solutions of holonomic third-order linear irreducible differential equations in terms of hypergeometric functions

Sunday October 07, 2018 - FREE

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Monday October 08, 2018 - Day 1 - Workshop

08:30-09:30: Plenary Talk 1 - Van Assche: Orthogonal polynomials and random matrices

09:30-10:30: Plenary Talk 2 - Geronimo: Review of the one variable theory for polynomials and matrix polynomials orthogonal on the unit circle

10:30-11:00: Coffee and Discussion Break

11:00-12:00: Plenary Talk 3 - Suslov: Orthogonality properties of q-special functions (Part I)

12:00-13:00: Plenary Talk 4 - Gomez-Ullate: Exceptional orthogonal polynomials

13:00-14:30: Lunch and Discussion Break

14:30-15:30: Plenary Talk 5 - Bangerezako: The factorization method for discrete orthogonal polynomials of hypergeometric type

15:30-16:30: Plenary Talk 6 - Hounkonnou: (R,p,q)-Rogers-Szegö and Hermite polynomials, and induced deformed quantum algebras

16:30-17:00: Coffee and Discussion Break

17:00-17:30: Contributed Talk 7 - Nyaare: On orthogonal polynomials with respect to normal operators

17:30-18:00: Contributed Talk 8 - Musonda: Three systems of orthogonal polynomials and L2-boundedness of two associated operators

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Tuesday October 09, 2018 - Day 2 - Workshop

08:30-09:30: Plenary Talk 9 - Geronimo: Two variable orthogonal polynomials on the bicircle

09:30-10:30: Plenary Talk 10 - Van Assche: Multiple orthogonal polynomials

10:30-11:00: Coffee and Discussion Break

11:00-12:00: Plenary Talk 11 - Suslov: Orthogonality properties of q-special functions (Part II)

12:00-13:00: Plenary Talk 12 - Marcellan: Semiclassical orthogonal polynomials

13:00-14:30: Lunch and Discussion Break

14:30-15:30: Tutorial Session 13 - Geronimo: Solutions to the problems and proofs of any theorems or lemmas given in plenary talks 2 and 9

15:30-16:30: Tutorial Session 14 - Van Assche: Orthogonal polynomials and random matrices / Multiple orthogonal polynomials

16:30-17:00: Coffee and Discussion Break

17:00-17:30: Contributed Talk 15 - Arjika: Summation formula for generalized discrete q-Hermite II polynomials

17:40-18:00: Contributed Talk 16 - Kelil: On certain properties of a perturbed Freud-type weight

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Wednesday October 10, 2018 - Day 3 - Workshop

08:30-09:30: Plenary Talk 17 - Gomez-Ullate: Maya diagrams and rational solutions to Painlevé equations

09:30-10:30: Plenary Talk 18 - Marcellan: Orthogonal polynomials in Sobolev spaces

10:30-11:00: Coffee and Discussion Break

11:00-12:00: Plenary Talk 19 - Loureiro: A collection of classical three-fold symmetric 2-orthogonal polynomials

12:00-13:00: Plenary Talk 20 - Jordaan: Zeros of orthogonal polynomials

13:00-14:30: Lunch and Discussion Break

15:30-18:00: Social Event

19:00-22:00: Conference Dinner

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Thursday October 11, 2018 - Day 4 - Workshop

08:30-09:30: Plenary Talk 21 - Van Assche: Orthogonal polynomials and Painlevé equations

09:30-10:30: Plenary Talk 22 - Jordaan: Properties of certain classes of semiclassical orthogonal polynomials

10:30-11:00: Coffee and Discussion Break

11:00-12:00: Plenary Talk 23 - Vinet: Quantum state revivals, graphs and orthogonal polynomials

12:00-13:00: Plenary Talk 24 - Chaggara: Some characterization problems related to Sheffer polynomial sets

13:00-14:30: Lunch and Discussion Break

14:30-15:30: Plenary Talk 25 - Loureiro: Unique positive solution for an alternative discrete Painlevé-I equation

15:30-16:30: Tutorial Session 26 - Gomez-Ullate: Exceptional polynomials and solutions to Painlevé equations

16:30-17:00: Coffee and Discussion Break

17:00-17:30: Contributed Talk 27 - Ayadi: Classical discrete d-orthogonal polynomials

17:30-18:00: Contributed Talk 28 - Ndayiragije: Modified classical orthogonal polynomials satisfying Heun's differential equation

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Friday October 12, 2018 - Day 5 - Workshop

08:30-09:30: Plenary Talk 29 - Area: Some systems of multivariate orthogonal polynomials

09:30-10:30: Plenary Talk 30 - Vinet: Tridiagonalization and Heun operators

10:30-11:00: Coffee and Discussion Break

11:00-12:00: Plenary Talk 31 - Foupouagnigni: On difference equations for orthogonal polynomials on nonuniform lattices

12:00-13:00: Plenary Talk 32 - Koepf: Orthogonal polynomials and computer algebra

13:00-14:30: Closing Ceremony and Lunch

14:30-16:30: Departure

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Plenary Speakers

  1. Prof. Iván Area Carracedo, University of Vigo, Spain, CV
  2. Prof. Walter Van Assche, University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium and Chair of the SIAM Activity Group on Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions, CV
  3. Prof. Gaspard Bangerezako, University of Burundi, Burundi, CV
  4. Prof. Hamza Chaggara, University of Sousse, Tunisia, CV
  5. Prof. Dr. Mama Foupouagnigni, AIMS Cameroon & University of Yaounde I, CV
  6. Prof. Jeff Geronimo, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, CV
  7. Prof. Norbert Mahouton Hounkonnou, International Chair in Mathematical Physics and Applications (CIPMA), University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin, CV
  8. Prof. Dr. Kerstin Jordaan, University of South Africa, South Africa, CV
  9. Prof. Dr. Wolfram Koepf, University of Kassel, Germany, CV
  10. Dr. Ana Loureiro, University of Kent, UK, CV
  11. Prof. Francisco (Paco) Marcellán Español, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, CV
  12. Prof. David Gomez-Ullate Oteiza, ICMAT – Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Spain, CV
  13. Prof. Sergei Suslov, Arizona State University, USA, CV
  14. Prof. Luc Vinet, University of Montreal, Canada, CV
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Trainers

  1. Prof. Dr. Mama Foupouagnigni, AIMS-Cameroon & University of Yaounde I, Cameroon, CV
  2. Prof. Dr. Wolfram Koepf, University of Kassel, Germany, CV
  3. Dr. Alta Jooste, University of Pretoria, South Africa, CV
  4. Dr. Maurice Kenfack Nangho, University of Dschang (Cameroon) and University of Pretoria (South Africa), CV
  5. Dr. Salifou Mboutngam, University of Maroua, Cameroon, CV
  6. Dr. Merlin Mouafo Wouodjie, Postdoc, University of Kassel, Germany, CV
  7. Dr. Patrick Njionou Sadjang, University of Douala, Cameroon, CV
  8. Dr. Daniel Duviol Tcheutia, Postdoc of Cameroonian origin, University of Kassel, Germany, CV
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Abstracts

The current version of the book of abstracts can be downloaded HERE.


Organizing committee

Scientific Advisory Board

  1. Prof. Walter Van Assche, University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium and Chair of the SIAM Activity Group on Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions, CV
  2. Prof. Jeff Geronimo, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, CV

Organizing Committee

  1. Prof. Dr. Barry Green, Chief Academic and Research Officer of the AIMS-Network, Center Director of AIMS-South Africa
  2. Prof. Dr. Mama Foupouagnigni, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon and Center President AIMS Cameroon
  3. Prof. Dr. Kerstin Jordaan, University of South Africa, South Africa
  4. Prof. Dr. Wolfram Koepf, University of Kassel, Germany
  5. Prof. Boniface Nkemzi, University of Buea, Cameroon
  6. Dr. Edgar Tchoundja, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon
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