### ** OPERATOR THEORY SEMINAR **

### **FALL 2003 **

The seminar meets Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 PM in KER 228. Special
lectures outside this hour may be announced from time to time.

** September 29-October 3 **

Tuesday, Sept. 30

James Rovnyak

* The Stieltjes inversion formula *

This partially expository lecture will discuss the classical formula,
the generalization of M. S. Livsic, and a new version for generalized
Nevanlinna functions.

** October 6-10 **

Tuesday, Oct. 7

James Rovnyak

* The Stieltjes inversion formula, continued *

** October 13-17 (Fall break) **

Tuesday, Oct. 14

NO MEETING THIS WEEK

** October 20-24 **

Tuesday, Oct. 21

William T. Ross, University of Richmond

* Common cyclic vectors for normal operators *

** October 27-31 **

Tuesday, Oct. 28

William T. Ross, University of Richmond

* Common cyclic vectors for normal operators, continued *

** November 3-7 **

Tuesday, Nov. 2

James Rovnyak

* A theorem of Beurling-Lax type for the ball *

** November 10-14 **

Tuesday, Nov. 11

James Rovnyak

* A theorem of Beurling-Lax type for the ball, continued *

** November 17-21 **

Tuesday, Nov. 18

James Rovnyak

* A theorem of Beurling-Lax type for the ball, continued *

** November 24-28 (Thanksgiving week) **

Tuesday, Nov. 25

Speaker, * Title *

** December 1-5 **

Tuesday, Dec. 2

Rachel Weir

* Cyclic subspaces of A*^{ p}

** December 8-12 **

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Speaker, * Title *