By Jonathan Arazy, Harald Upmeier (auth.), Albrecht Böttcher, Marinus A. Kaashoek, Amarino Brites Lebre, António Ferreira dos Santos, Frank-Olme Speck (eds.)
This quantity comprises the complaints of the overseas Workshop on Operator idea and purposes held on the college of Algarve in Faro, Portugal, September 12-15, within the 12 months 2000. the most subject matters of the convention have been !> Factorization concept; !> Factorization and Integrable structures; !> Operator Theoretical tools in Diffraction idea; !> Algebraic ideas in Operator conception; !> functions to Mathematical Physics and comparable themes. a complete of ninety four colleagues from 21 international locations participated within the convention. the main a part of individuals got here from Portugal (32), Germany (17), Israel (6), Mexico (6), the Netherlands (5), united states (4) and Austria (4). The others have been from Ukraine, Venezuela (3 each), Spain, Sweden (2 each), Algeria, Australia, Belorussia, France, Georgia, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Russia and Turkey (one of every country). It was once the twelfth assembly within the framework of the IWOTA meetings which began in 1981 on an initiative of Professors 1. Gohberg (Tel Aviv) and J. W. Helton (San Diego). during the past, it was once the most important convention within the box of Operator idea in Portugal.