Conference in Honor of Doron Zeilberger's 60th Birthday

DIMACS Center, CoRE Building, Rutgers University

**Scientific Committee:****George Andrews**, Penn State University, AMS President**Victor Moll**, Tulane University**Jim Propp**, University of Massachusetts - Lowell**Aaron Robertson**, Colgate University**Herb Wilf**, University of Pennsylvania**Melkamu Zeleke**, William Paterson University

Joint hosted by DIMACS and the Rutgers Math Department.

Thursday, May 27, 20109:00 - 9:30 Registration and Breakfast 9:30 - 10:15 How to lose as little as possible Herb Wilf, University of Penn 10:15 - 11:00 Tangent and Secant q-Calculus and (t,q)-Calculus Dominique Foata, University of Strasbourg, France 11:00 - 11:15 coffee break 11:15 - 12:00 Some problems for Doron and his pet, Shalosh B. Ekhad Richard Askey, University of Wisconsin 12:00 - 1:00 lunch 1:00 - 1:20 Trudging through the 2-Large Conjecture Aaron Robertson, Colgate University 1:20 - 1:40 The Combinatorialization of Linear Recurrences Art Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College 1:40 - 2:00 Teaching Shalosh to sort by reversals Vince Vatter, Dartmouth College 2:00 - 2:45 Ask Not What Doron Zeilberger Can Do For You, Ask What You Can Do For Doron Zeilberger Aviezri Fraenkel, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel 2:45 - 3:05 Skew diagrams and ordered trees Melkamu Zeleke, William Paterson University 3:05 - 3:20 coffee 3:20 - 3:40 Two binomial coefficient conjectures Eric Rowland, Tulane University 3:40 - 4:00 Extensions of Rowland's Prime-Generating Sequence Dennis Hou, Rutgers University 4:00 - 4:45 The ABZ of Symbolic Computation in Combinatorics Peter Paule, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria 4:45 - 5:05 Proof of George Andrews' and David Robbins' $q$-TSPP Conjecture Christoph Koutschan, Tulane University 5:05 - 5:25 Experimental techniques applied to convergence of rational difference equations Emilie Hogan, Rutgers University 5:25 - 6:10 The negative q-binomial coefficient Dennis Stanton, University of Minnesota 6:20 Dinner at the Hill Center, Room 703Friday, May 28, 20108:30 - 9:00 Registration and Breakfast 9:00 - 9:45 False Theta Functions, Mock Theta Functions, and Orthogonal Polynomials George Andrews, Penn State University 9:45 - 10:05 Experiments with Exponential Sums over the Binary Field Luis Medina, University of Puerto Rico 10:05 - 10:20 Pattern avoidance and alternating sign matrices Arvind Ayyer, Institut de Physique Theorique, France 10:20 - 10:35 coffee break 10:35 - 11:20 Some recursive formulas for Selberg-type integrals Toufik Mansour, University of Haifa, Israel 11:25 - 11:40 Modular Decomposition and Graph Reconstruction Robert Brignall, University of Bristol, UK 11:40 - 12:00 On the number of non-overlapping permutations Miklos Bona, University of Florida 12:00 - 1:00 lunch 1:00 - 1:20 All I Really Need To Know, I Learned From Dr. Z. Andrew Sills, Georgia Southern University 1:20 - 1:40 On joint distribution of adjacencies, descents and some Mahonian statistics Alexander Burstein, Howard University 1:40 - 2:25 Zeilberger meets Jones and Thurston Stavros Garoufalidis, Georgia Tech 2:25 - 2:45 A New Algorithm on Multi-Hypergeometic Summations and its q-Analog Xinyu Sun, Xavier University of Louisiana 2:45 - 3:00 coffee break 3:00 - 3:45 Some problems coming from the evaluation of integrals Victor Moll, Tulane University 3:45 - 4:05 Mahler's measure and the WZ algorithm Mat Rogers 4:05 - 4:25 Patterns Avoidance in Self-Avoiding Walks Shanzhen Gao, Florida Atlantic University 4:25 - 4:45 Descent sets of cyclic permutations Sergi Elizalde, Dartmouth College 4:45 - 5:30 The Joys of Mathematics with Doron David Bressoud, Macalester College

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