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From Desgaperis-Procesi peakons to Hermite-Pade approximants and beyond by Dr. Sergio Medina Peralta.

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Thursday, October 14 at 3:45pm to 4:45pm

DM - Deuxieme Maison, 409A
11200 SW 8th ST 33199, Deuxieme Maison, Miami, Florida 33199


One of the most interesting questions in fluid theory is to describe the emergence of non- smooth waves and the mechanism responsible for the breakdown of regularity. In the last decades several models were proposed of non-smooth waves with integrable structure, the best known of which are Camassa-Holm and Degasperis-Processi equations. These equations possess stable non-smooth solutions, called peakons which, to a large extent, determine the essential properties of solutions, in particular the breakdown of regularity and the onset of shocks (DP).

Dr. Sergio Medina Peralta will begin with a partial differential equation, due to the interest of this topic in the department and will make the connection with approximation theory, which is principal field of his research activity. Hence, we will begin a trip from these peakons solutions of the Degasperis-Processi equations to the Hermite-Pad ģe approximants. We will focus our attention in this last object, but we will visit other places such as inverse string problems, multiple orthogonal polynomials, Cauchy biorthogonal polynomials, random matrices models and Riemann-Hilbert problems.

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College of Arts, Sciences & Education, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
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