Ed Saff

Ed SaffE. B. Saff

Professor of Mathematics
Director, Center for Constructive Approximation
1326 Stevenson Center
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN 37240
Tel. 615-322-2014615-322-2014 Fax 615-343-0215
Email: Edward.B.Saff@Vanderbilt.Edu



“Optimal and Random Point Configurations
From Statistical Physics to Approximation Theory”
Paris, Institut Henri Poincaré, June 27th to July 1st, 2016.

Recent Articles

Minimum Riesz Energy Problems for a Condenser with “Touching Plates” (with P. Dragnev, D. Hardin, and N. Zorii), submitted [PDF]

The Covering Radius of Randomly Distributed Points on a Manifold (with A. Reznikov) submitted [PDF]

Universal Lower Bounds for Potential Energy of Spherical Codes (with P. Boyvalenkov, P. Dragnev, D. Hardin, and M. Stoyanova) submitted [PDF]

Covering of Spheres by Spherical Caps and Worst-Case Error for Equal
Weight Cubature in Sobolev Spaces (with J. S. Brauchart, J. Dick, I. H. Sloan, YG.  Wang and R. S. Womersley) , J. Math. Anal. Appl. 431 (2015), no. 2, 782–811.  [PDF]

On the Zeros of Asymptotically Extremal Polynomials in the plane (with N. Stylianopoulos), J. Approx. Theory, 191 (2015), 118–127. [PDF]

Orthogonal Polynomials for Area-type Measures and Image Recovery (with H. Stahl, N. Stylianopoulos, and V. Totik), SIAM J. Math Analysis,  SIAM J. Math. Anal. 47 (2015), no. 3, 2442–2463 [PDF]

Periodic Discrete Energy for Long-Range Potentials (with D. Hardin and B. Simanek), J. Math Physics, 55, 123509 (2014) [PDF]

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