Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Symmetric Functions and Macdonald Polynomials

8 Jan - 6 Jul 2001

Organisers: Professor P Hanlon (Michigan), Professor IG Macdonald (QMW), Professor AO Morris (Aberystwyth)

Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK


Applications of the Macdonald Polynomials

17 20 April 2001



Organisers: B. Leclerc, M. Nazarov, M. Noumi, J.-Y. Thibon

Topics/Theme of Conference: Macdonald polynomials and related special functions
in mathematical physics, harmonic analysis, and representation theory. In particular: classical and quantum many-body problems, integrable models in statistical physics and quantum field theory, quantum symmetric spaces, deformations of Virasoro and W algebras, quantum Knizhnik-Zamolodchikov equations.

Speakers: H. Awata, J.-F. van Diejen, C. Dunkl, J. Faraut, P. Forrester, K. Hasegawa, G. Heckman, N. Jing, T. Koornwinder, K. Mimachi, T. Miwa, S. Odake, E. Opdam, E. Rains, S. Ruijsenaars, J. Shiraishi, J. Stokman, V. Tarasov.

Location: The EuroConference will take place at the Newton Institute.

The EuroConference is supported by the European Community and funding is available to support some young researchers. It is intended for nationals of EC Member States and of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Israel, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland, who must all be under 35 years of age. Self-supporting participants of any age and nationality are welcome to apply.

Extended Closing Date for receipt of applications is 16 February 2001.

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