AT 2013 : 14th International Conference Approximation Theory
Call For Papers
This conference is a continuation of the earlier conferences on approximation theory held in Austin (1973, 1976, 1980, 1992), College Station (1983, 1986, 1989, 1995), Nashville (1998), St. Louis (2001), Gatlinburg (2004), San Antonio (2007), and (2010). These meetings have traditionally been the main general international conferences on this topic for the past 40 years, and have been well attended by mathematicians from academia, industry, and government.
As with the previous meetings, the objective of this conference is to provide a forum for workers in the field to meet and discuss current research.
The meeting will feature seven plenary speakers who will give one-hour survey lectures on topics of special current interest. The conference will also provide a forum for the awarding of the Seventh Vasil A. Popov Prize in Approximation Theory, with the winner also presenting a lecture.
The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
Approximation with constraints
Curves and surfaces
Image and signal processing
Interpolation and smoothing
Positive definite functions and RBF's
Scattered data modeling
Splines and applications
Subdivision and refinable functions
Wavelets and Frames
Applications of approximation theory
We invite you to contribute a talk or a poster in any of the above area. The anticipated duration of contributed talks is 15 minutes (plus 5 minutes for questions). We would also like to encourage participants of the conference, especially our more senior colleagues, to consider organizing a minisymposium on a subject of current interest. Ideally, a minisymposium should consist of six or twelve speakers. The anticipated duration of minisymposium talks is also 15 minutes (plus 5 minutes for questions). If you are open to the idea of organizing a minisymposium, please click here for instructions on how to submit a proposal. The deadline for doing so is Feb 10, 2013.
If you plan to give a talk (or present a poster) at the meeting, you should submit an abstract by March 10, 2013. To be included in the scientific program of the conference, you must register online and we must receive a payment from you by March 20, 2013.
If you would like to attend the conference, but do not plan to give a presentation, we suggest that you register online rather than waiting until you get to the meeting. This will help us with organizing various conference events, and will allow us to have your badge and program materials ready when you arrive. It will also give you a discounted registration fee.