AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
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2008 Fall Western Section Meeting
Vancouver, Canada, October 45, 2008 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1041
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS
lapidus@math.ucr.edu,
lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials

Saturday October 4, 2008, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, I
Room 124, Chemistry Building
Organizers:
Mizanur Rahman, Carleton University mrahman@math.carleton.ca
Diego Dominici, State University of New York New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

Saturday October 4, 2008, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, II
Room 124, Chemistry Building
Organizers:
Mizanur Rahman, Carleton University mrahman@math.carleton.ca
Diego Dominici, State University of New York New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

Sunday October 5, 2008, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, III
Room 124, Chemistry Building
Organizers:
Mizanur Rahman, Carleton University mrahman@math.carleton.ca
Diego Dominici, State University of New York New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

9:00 a.m.
Families of quadratic and cubic hypergeometric transformations.
Robert S. Maier*, University of Arizona
(104133286)

9:30 a.m.
Hypergeometric analogues of the ArithmeticGeometric Mean.
Roger W Barnard*, Texas Tech University
(10413395)

10:00 a.m.
Orthogonal polynomials and nonlinear difference equations.
Sarah Jane Johnston*, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Mourad E H Ismail, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA
(104133224)

10:30 a.m.
Constrained Spline Smoothing and Applications.
Kirill A. Kopotun*, University of Manitoba
(10414169)

Sunday October 5, 2008, 3:00 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, IV
Room 124, Chemistry Building
Organizers:
Mizanur Rahman, Carleton University mrahman@math.carleton.ca
Diego Dominici, State University of New York New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu
Inquiries: meet@ams.org