Special Functions and Quantum Groups
Symposium in honor of Tom Koornwinder
The symposium is organized on the occasion of the retirement
Prof.dr. Tom Koornwinder. The lectures on thursday December 11 are by
researchers who have recently been influenced by Tom's groundbreaking
work on Special Functions and Quantum Groups. The lectures on friday
morning December 12 highlight the research areas Tom has been working in and
commemorate some of his research achievements.
Tom's farewell speech
Tom will give his farewell speech
De speciale functie van de wiskunde
(in dutch) on friday, December 12, 15.00 in the Aula of the UvA,
Singel 411, Amsterdam, with reception afterwards.
After Tom's farewell speech a joint present will be handed over to Tom.
Everybody is cordially invited to contribute to the joint present.
Please transfer your contribution before December 5th to "Winter School",
Plantage Muidergracht 24, 1018 TV Amsterdam,
account number 73.88.994 (Postbank),
with reference to "present Tom Koornwinder".
Thursday, December 11, 2008
Room C3.02, Nieuwe Achtergracht 127, Amsterdam.
Hjalmar Rosengren (Chalmers University of Technology and
Gothenburg University, Sweden).
Izergin-Korepin identity, with applications to
Schlosser (University of Vienna, Austria).
||Elliptic-commuting variables and combinatorial
(Universiteit van Amsterdam).
Onn (Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel).
||Representation zeta functions|
Jasper Stokman (Universiteit van Amsterdam).
||From Tom's twisted primitive elements to
reflection equation algebras
Friday, December 12, 2008
Room P2.27, Plantage Muidergracht 24, Amsterdam.
Walter van Assche (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium).
||Pre Columbian and post Columbian work on
(Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen).
||What is it like to be Tom's
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