**SCHEDULE FOR SPRING SEMESTER 2001**

**January**

- 31 Jan
- SPEAKER:
**J. D. Ward** - TOPIC: Approximation in Sobolev spaces by kernel expansions

**February**

- 5 Feb
- SPEAKER:
**G. Petrova** - TOPIC: The averaging lemma
- 7 Feb
- SPEAKER:
**T. Erdélyi** - TOPIC: A proof of Saffari's orthogonality conjecture for ultraflat sequences of unimodular polynomials
- 16 Feb
- SPEAKER:
**T. Erdélyi** - TOPIC: A panaroma of Hungarian mathematics in the twentieth century: extremal properties of polynomials
- 28 Feb
- SPEAKER:
**A. Izzo** - TOPIC:
*C*convergence of Picard's successive approximations^{r}

**March**

- 7 Mar
- SPEAKER:
**P. Dragnev** - TOPIC: The support of the equilibrium measure for a class of external fields
- 21 Mar
- SPEAKER:
**R. Schaback** - TOPIC: Non-Radial Basis Functions

**April**

- 11 Apr
- SPEAKER:
**R. Lorentz** - TOPIC: A variational approach to discretizations of PDEs using radial-basis functions

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