Contracted asymptotics for orthogonal polynomials with unbounded recurrence coefficients

Analysis Seminar
Monday, March 30, 2009 - 15:00
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Skiles 255
School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech
The contracted asymptotics for orthogonal polynomials whose recurrence coefficients tend to infinity will be discussed. The connection between the equilibrium measure for potential problems with external fields will be exhibited. Applications will be presented which include the Wilson polynomials.