International Conference "Transform Methods & Special Functions'2011"
20 – 23 October 2011, Sofia – Bulgaria

Organized by:
Institute of Mathematics and Informatics – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IMI–BAS)
Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Informatics – Technical University Sofia (TUS)

On occasion of 80th anniversary of Professor Peter Rusev (


Institute of Mathematics and InformaticsBulgarian Academy of Sciences (IMI–BAS),
Section "Analysis, Geometry and Topology" (AGT)


Faculty of Applied Mathematics and InformaticsTechnical University of Sofia (FAMI–TUS)

National Science Fund - Bulgaria: Under Project D-ID 02 / 25
Union of Scientists in Bulgaria (USB) and Union of Bulgarian Mathematicians (UBM)


This is the 6th in the series of our international meetings “Transform Methods and Special Functions" (TMSF) organized periodically in Bulgaria: 1994 (Sofia), 1996 (Varna), 1999 (Blagoevgrad), 2003 (Borovets), 2010 (Sofia), details at


Main topics of “TMSF’2011”:

 Special Functions, Classical Orthogonal Polynomials, Classical and Generalized Integral Transforms,  Fractional Calculus and its Applications,  Operational and Convolutional Calculus, Geometric Function Theory, Functions of One Complex Variable,  Related Topics of Analysis, Several Complex Variables, etc.


International Steering Committee:

Blagovest Sendov, Ivan Dimovski (Bulgaria), Shyam Kalla (India), Rudolf Gorenflo (Germany), Francesco Mainardi (Italy), Ivan Ramadanoff (France), Bogoljub Stankovic, Stevan Pilipovic, Djurdjica Takaci, Arpad Takaci (Serbia), Stefan Samko (Portugal).

Local Organizers:

Virginia Kiryakova (Chair), Georgi Dimkov (Vice-Chair, IMI), Jordanka Paneva-Konovska (Vice-Chair, FAMI-TUS), Valentin Hristov, Lyubomir Boyadjiev, Johann Davidov, Oleg Mushkarov, Donka Pashkouleva, Rumian Lazov, Nikolaj Bozhinov, Svetla Spirova.



Registration Fees (to be paid CASH upon arrival):

•  €110 (or equivalent amount in USD / BGN levas), which are to cover the conference materials, abstracts and program brochure, institution facilities, coffee breaks, welcome reception, conference banquet, and 2 lunches.

•  Accompanying persons: €50 (if no lunches are included).

Additional social program (as excursion, sightseeing and / or shopping tour) could be organized in case of free participant’s time and interest.


Hotel Accommodation:

Several 3-stars and 4-stars hotels are available in very close neighborhood (walking distance) of the Institute (Conference Venue), offering accommodation in single and double rooms with all facilities. The prices vary between €30 and €50 per night, as special TMSF conference reductions. All reservations should be made by the Organizers.


To see the Hotels offers and Prices, and a Map of the area with Institute and Hotels, click here


As soon as you fix your travel schedule, please inform us which hotel your prefer (with all necessary information about arrival/departure; number of nights, kind of room and price), so we can arrange your hotel reservation.


Schedule of the Conference:


Arrival day(s): 20 Oct. (Thursday); or 19 Oct. (Wednesday)

Departure day(s): 24 Oct. (Monday); or later date, or 23 Oct. (Sunday) evening

Working days: 21 Oct. (Friday): Opening at 9.00 am; Conf. Sessions; Cocktail Party;

22 Oct. (Sat.): Conf. Sessions; Banquet Party23 Oct.(Sunday): Conf. Sessions; Closing




Deadline for abstracts (1 page): 10 September 2011 (for inclusion in the conference brochure).

To see Instructions and Abstracts’ Templates (in LaTeX or MSWord), Click here.




Short after the Conference, a Proceedings Volume will be published, with carefully selected and reviewed papers presented at TMSF' 2011. This will be a special issue of the international journal Mathematica Balkanica” (MB, website: ). Only manuscripts prepared in LaTeX with extreme care and strictly according to MB format and instructions can be considered. To download Instructions, Sample and Auxiliary files and Copyright Form, Click here. Tentative deadline to submit papers (2 hardcopies; pdf-file; obligatory LaTeX file and figure files (in eps-format), if any): During the Conference (preferred) or by 10 November 2011. Suggested length (for regular talks): up to 10 -12 pages.





Deadline for Registration Form 1: 30 June 2011.  
This is to inform us about your intention to participate in TMSF’2011. Send in duplicates to

Deadline for abstracts (1 page): 10 September 2011 (follow the samples).

Deadline to send us your travel schedule and hotel choice: 19 September. Earlier reservations give you better hotel choice.


You are kindly invited to follow the information and updates at the Website of TMSF,


For contacts:  Virginia Kiryakova

E-mail: :  ,  ,  Fax: +359-2947 8608
Institute of Mathematics and Informatics - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
"Acad. G. Bontchev" Str., Block 8, Sofia 1113 – Bulgaria



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