Monday, July 14

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Meyer Library, Forum Room

A Tribute to the Memory of Garrett Birkhoff

This minisymposium will be held in tribute to the memory of Garrett Birkhoff. The speakers will include former students, collaborators, and professional associates of Garrett Birkhoff.

Organizer: David M. Young, Jr.
University of Texas, Austin

10:30 Garrett Birkhoff and the Unity of Mathematics
Chandler Davis, University of Toronto, Canada
11:00 Stochastic, Fourier, and the Other Patterned Matrices
Phillip Davis, Brown University
11:30 Garrett Birkhoff and the Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations
David M. Young, Organizer
The following presenters will each give 5 minute tributes
I. Edward Block, SIAM
James C. T. Pool, California Institute of Technology
John R. Rice, Purdue University
Carroll Wilde, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School

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