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

Random Point Sets on the Sphere-Hole Radii, Covering, and Separation (with J. Brauchart, I. Sloan, Y.G. Wang and R. Womersley) submitted [PDF]

Universal Upper and Lower Bounds on Energy of Spherical Designs (with P.G. Boyvalenkov, P. Dragnev, D. Hardin, and M. Stoyanova, Dolomites Research Notes on Approximation, vol. 8, 2015, 51-65. [PDF]

Energy Bounds for Codes and Designs in Hamming Spaces (with P.G. Boyvalenkov, P. Dragnev, D. Hardin, and M. Stoyanova) submitted.[PDF]

Next Order Energy Asymptotics for Riesz Potentials on Flat Tori”
(with D. Hardin, E. Saff, B. Simanek and Y. Su) submitted.[PDF]

Minimum Riesz Energy Problems for a Condenser with “Touching Plates” (with P. Dragnev, B. Fuglede, D. Hardin, and N. Zorii), Potential Analysis (to appear)  [PDF]

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

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


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