HUJI The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Edmund Landau Minerva Center for Research in Mathematical Analysis and Related Areas

Symposium on geometry of Banach spaces

in memory of Prof. Lior Tzafriri

May 27-28, 2008

All the lectures will be held in Auditorium 2 of the Institute of Mathematics of the Hebrew University, Giv'at Ram Campus, Jerusalem.

Lior Tzafriri
Tuesday, May 27
10:00-10:15 Welcome
10:15-10:45 Joram Lindenstrauss (Hebrew University)
A Survey of Lior's Work
10:45-11:15 coffee break
11:15-12:05 William Johnson (Texas A&M University)
A characterization of subspaces and quotients of reflexive Banach spaces with unconditional bases
12:15-13:05 Aleksander Pelczynski (Polish Academy of Sciences)
The Dunford Pettis property and property k
13:05-14:30 lunch at Beit Belgia
14:30-15:20 Mark Rudelson (University of Missouri-Columbia)
Sampling from large matrices
15:30-16:20 Bela Bollobas (Cambridge University)
Branching processes and random graphs
16:20-16:50 coffee break
16:50-17:20 Hermann Koenig (University of Kiel)
Sections and slabs of the n-cube
17:30-18:00 Carsten Schütt (University of Kiel)
Uniform estimates for order statistics and Orlicz functions

Wednesday, May 28
09:00-09:30 Stanislaw Szarek (University of Paris VI)
Concentration for non-commutative polynomials in random matrices
09:40-10:10 Elisabeth Werner (Case Western Reserve University)
On Lp affine surface area
10:20-10:50 Gilles Godefroy (University of Paris)
Renormings and Martin's axiom
10:50-11:10 coffee break
11:10-12:00 Joram Lindenstrauss (Hebrew University)
A new variational principle, applications to Frechet differentiability
12:10-13:00 Assaf Naor (Courant Institute)
Isomorphic uniform convexity in metric spaces
13:00-14:30 lunch at Beit Belgia
14:30-15:10 Nicole Tomczak-Jaegermann (University of Alberta)
Random ε- nets in convex bodies and random embeddings into l
15:20-16:00 Vitaly Milman (Tel Aviv University)
The abstract concept of duality and some related facts (joint with Shiri Artstein-Avidan)
16:00-16:20 coffee break
16:20-16:50 Niels J. Nielsen (University of Odense)
Some matricial operator spaces
17:00-17:30 Gideon Schechtman (Weizmann Institute)
lp-strictly singular operators on Lp

Lior Tzafriri (1936-2008) (word file in Hebrew) / obituary by Prof. M. Zippin.
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