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Title: On the Mathematical Legacy of S. Chandrasekar
Speaker: Professor S. S. Sritharan, Director, Center for Decision, Risk, Controls and Signals Intelligence (DRCSI), Monterey, CA
Date: 30 July 2012
Time: 4:00 pm- 5.00 pm
Venue: Department of Mathematics, Lecture Hall 1

In this talk we will discuss some of the impact of Subramanian Chandrasekhar’s work on modern applied mathematics. One of the highlight of the talk will be a discussion of Chandrasekhar’s radiative transfer theory where he developed a number of breathtaking mathematical structures such as nonlinear integral equations for the Chandrasekhar H functions and X, Y functions as well as infinite dimensional Riccati (integro-partial differential differential ) equations for the scattering matrix long before the infinite dimensional systems theory.

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