FoCM 2014 conference

Workshop B7 - Symbolic Analysis

December 17, 15:30 ~ 15:55 - Room A11

Desingularization of Ore Operators

Manuel Kauers

Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria   -

Singularities of linear differential operators are points at which the numerical computation of solutions is cumbersome. In some cases, this is unavoidable because there is a solution which has a strange behaviour (e.g. a pole) at this point. But sometimes a singularity of a differential operator is only a "false alarm" and does not really correspond to a singularity of a solution. Such singularities are called apparent. Desingularization algorithms eliminate apparent singularities from a given operator. Such algorithms are known since the 19th century. In the talk, we will present a surprisingly simple desingularization algorithm that works not only for differential operators but for general Ore operators. This is joint work with Shaoshi Chen and Michael Singer (arXiv:1408.5512).

Joint work with Shaoshi Chen (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China) and Michael F. Singer (North Carolina State University, USA).

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