By C. de Boor (auth.), R. V. M. Zahar (eds.)
R. V. M. Zahar* The sixty-fifth birthday of Walter Gautschi supplied an opportune second for a world symposium in his honor, to acknowledge his many contributions to arithmetic and laptop sciences. Conceived by way of John Rice and subsidized via Purdue collage, the convention happened in West Lafayette from December 2 to five, 1993, and was once geared up round the 4 major topics representing Professor Gautschi's primary study pursuits: Approximation, Orthogonal Polynomials, Quadrature and designated capabilities. Thirty-eight audio system - colleagues, co-authors, study collaborators or doctoral scholars of Professor Gautschi - have been invited to provide articles on the convention, their lectures offering an nearly equivalent illustration of the 4 disciplines. 5 invited audio system, Germund Dahlquist, Philip Davis, Luigi Gatteschi, Werner Rheinboldt and Stephan Ruscheweyh, have been not able to offer their talks due to ailment or different commitments, even though Professors Dahlquist, Gatteschi and Ruscheweyh to that end contributed arti cles to those court cases. therefore, the ultimate application contained thirty-three technical lectures, ten of that have been plenary classes. nearly 80 scientists attended the convention, and for a few ses sions - particularly, Walter's presentation of his interesting and informative Reflections and reminiscences - that quantity used to be complemented via many viewers and neighbors, in addition to the kin of the honoree. A shock stopover at by way of Paul Erdos supplied one of many highlights of the convention week. The environment on the sym posium was once super collegial, due without doubt to the typical educational pursuits and the non-public friendships shared through the participants.
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