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


Recent and Ongoing Activities

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) submitted [PDF]

On the Zeros of Asymptotically Extremal Polynomials in the plane (with N. Stylianopoulos), J. Approx. Theory (to appear)  [PDF]

Orthogonal Polynomials for Area-type Measures and Image Recovery (with H. Stahl, N. Stylianopoulos, and V. Totik), submitted [PDF]

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

An Electrostatics Problem on the Sphere Arising from a Nearby Point Charge (with J. Brauchart and P. Dragnev), accepted for publication, Constructive Functions Proceedings, Sozopol, Bulgaria. [PDF]

Riesz External Field Problems on the Hypersphere and Optimal Point Separation (with J. Brauchart and P. Dragnev), Potential Analysis, vol. 41 (2014), 647-678. [PDF]

Low Complexity Methods for Discretizing Manifolds via Riesz Energy Minimization (with S. Borodachov and D. Hardin),  Found. Comp. Math. , vol. 14, #6 (2014), 1173-1208. [PDF]

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