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Painleve Equations and Monodromy Problems: Recent Developments

18th September 2006 to 22nd September 2006

Organisers: Philip Boalch (ENS Paris), Peter Clarkson (Kent), Lionel Mason (Oxford), Yousuke Ohyama (Osaka).

Partially supported by the European Community through the FP6 Marie Curie RTN ENIGMA (Contract number MRTN-CT-2004-5652)

Workshop Theme

This workshop will give a survey of recent developments in Painlevé equations and monodromy problems. Topics to be covered include: Geometry and Painlevé equations; Riemann-Hilbert problems and isomonodromic deformation equations; Painlevé hierarchies; Integrability for discrete equations; Discrete Painlevé equations and applications to orthogonal polynomials; Painlevé equations and random matrix models.

University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
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