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From: Jianhan Chen <jianhanc@uci.edu>

Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2002 22:19:57 -0800 (PST)

**Subject: Method to Optimize Eigenvectors**

Dear All,

I am a graduate student working on a method called filter diagonalization

method. In this method, we need to solve a generalized eigenvalue problem.

Both the eigenvalues and eigenvectors are important. However, it seems

that the eigenvectors computed are less accurate the eigenvalues. This is

reasonable as most eigenvalue solvers do not optimize the eigenvectors (I

have tried CG and QZ among others in the LAPACK library). My question is

that: is there any method which can provide "optimized eigenvectors"? or

is there any way to improve the eigenvector after the eigenvalues are

obtained? thank you very much.

Sincerely,

Jianhan Chen

Chemistry Department

University of California - Irvine

Irvine, CA 92697

jianhanc@uci.edu

http://www.physics.uci.edu/~jianhanc

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From: SIAM <muccie@siam.org>

Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2002 09:36:39 -0500

**Subject: New SIAM Journal on Multiscale Modeling and Simulation**

Now Accepting Submissions!

Multiscale Modeling and Simulation

A SIAM Interdisciplinary Journal

Thomas Y. Hou, California Institute of Technology, Editor-in-Chief

http://www.siam.org/journals/mms/mms.htm

Announcing the first journal to provide a comprehensive forum for

multiscale research.

Centered around multiscale phenomena, Multiscale Modeling and

Simulation (MMS) is an interdisciplinary journal focusing on the

fundamental modeling and computational principles underlying various

multiscale methods. Featuring a distinguished, international editorial

board, MMS publishes new ideas and methodologies that can be used in

various application fields. Particularly emphasized is the interplay

between analysis and modeling, modeling and simulation, and

mathematics and various applications.

By its nature, multiscale modeling is highly interdisciplinary, with

developments occurring independently across fields. A broad range of

scientific and engineering problems involve multiple scales.

Traditional monoscale approaches have proven to be inadequate, even

with the largest supercomputers, because of the range of scales and

the prohibitively large number of variables involved. Thus, there is a

growing need to develop systematic modeling and simulation approaches

for multiscale problems. MMS will provide a single broad,

authoritative source for results in this area.

MMS bridges the growing gap in communication between mathematics,

chemistry, physics, engineering, computer science, environmental

science, and more.

As part of the family of high-quality, distinguished SIAM journals,

MMS will benefit from global distribution, accelerated electronic

publication, and low subscription prices.

Submit now to the only journal to welcome papers from all disciplines

that use multiscale methods.

MMS accepts submissions via anonymous ftp. Complete electronic

submission instructions, instructions for authors, and a detailed

editorial policy are available at

http://www.siam.org/journals/mms/mms.htm. Please review the

instructions before submitting your paper.

Contact mms@siam.org with questions or for more information.

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From: Chuck Romine <romine@er.doe.gov>

Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2002 13:19:36 -0500

**Subject: DOE's Early Career Principal Investigator Program**

The Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) of the Office of

Science (SC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), hereby announces its interest

in receiving applications for grants in support of its Early Career

Principal Investigator Program. The purpose of this program is to support

research in applied mathematics, computer science and networks performed by

exceptionally talented scientists and engineers early in their careers. The

full text of Program Notice 02-16 is available via the Internet using the

following web site address:

http://www.science.doe.gov/production/grants/grants.html

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Eligibility for awards under this notice is restricted to

tenure-track regular academic faculty investigators, who are no more than

five years beyond completing either a Ph.D., or equivalent, or a

postdoctoral position, and are conducting research in applied mathematics,

computer science, or high-performance networks. Applications should be

submitted through a U.S. academic institution. Applicants should request

support under this notice for normal research project costs as required to

conduct their proposed research activities. However, no salary support will

be provided for other faculty members or senior personnel.

DATES: To permit timely consideration for award in Fiscal Year 2002,

completed applications in response to this notice should be received by

April 17, 2002, to be accepted for merit review and funding in Fiscal Year

2002.

ADDRESS: Completed applications referencing Program Notice 02-16, should be

forwarded to: U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Grants and

Contracts Division, SC-64, 19901 Germantown Road, Germantown, MD 20874-1290,

ATTN: Program Notice 02-16. This address must be used when submitting

applications by U.S. Postal Service Express Mail or any commercial mail

delivery service, or when hand-carried by the applicant. An original and

seven copies of the application must be submitted.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Walter M. Polansky, Office of Advanced

Scientific Computing Research, SC-31, Office of Science, U.S. Department of

Energy, 19901 Germantown Road, Germantown, MD 20874-1290, telephone: (301)

903-5800, e-mail: walt.polansky@science.doe.gov

Charles H. Romine, SC-31 Phone: (301) 903-5152

MICS Division FAX: (301) 903-7774

US Department of Energy email: romine@er.doe.gov

19901 Germantown Road

Germantown, MD 20874-1290

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From: Mauricio Resende <mgcr@research.att.com>

Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 16:42:36 -0500

**Subject: New Book, Handbook of Applied Optimization**

We are please to announce a new book, titled

HANDBOOK OF APPLIED OPTIMIZATION

Edited by Panos M. Pardalos and Mauricio G. C. Resende.

Published in March 2002 by Oxford University Press, New York.

Check the link: http://www.research.att.com/~mgcr/hao.html for

table of contents, list of contributors, and ordering information.

Optimization is a basic tool in applied research, engineering, business,

and the sciences. In the last decade, algorithmic advances as well as

hardware and software improvements have provided an excellent framework

on which to build optimization-based decision support systems, as well

as multidiscipline design tools. Despite the dynamic state of applied

optimization, we feel that the time is ripe to bring together in one

volume the major algorithmic and software advances in this field. Leading

experts in applied optimization have contributed to this volume.

The Handbook of Applied Optimization is aimed at engineers, scientists,

operations researchers, and other applications specialists who are looking

for the most appropriate and recent optimization tools to solve particular

problems. The handbook provides a broad spectrum of advances in applied

optimization with a focus on the algorithmic and computational aspects

of this field.

The handbook consists of three main parts: algorithms, applications,

and software. In the algorithms section of the handbook, the important

algorithms in the major fields of optimization are described. The

purpose of the section on applications is to provide the practitioner

with a description of the relevant optimization issues in a number

of specific application areas. We include overview articles discussing

broad problem types, such as scheduling, vehicle routing, network design,

bin packing, inventory management, travelling salesman, satisfiability,

location, and assignment problems, as well as some examples of applied

optimization in specific areas. These applications cover a broad spectrum

of fields, such as transportation, agriculture, manufacturing, aerospace,

telecommunications, energy, biology, finance, and the environment. In

the software section of the handbook, the tools of applied optimization

are described, with an emphasis on practical details: how to implement

and test optimization algorithms, use existing optimization packages and

the Internet, and use modelling languages to build optimization systems.

Check the link: http://www.research.att.com/~mgcr/hao.html for

table of contents, list of contributors, and ordering information.

------------------------------

From: David Dureisseix <David.Dureisseix@lmt.ens-cachan.fr>

Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 11:10:16 +0100

**Subject: Workshop in Cachan on Multiscale Computational Mechanics**

WORKSHOP

Multiscale Computational Mechanics for Material and Structures

18-19-20 September 2002, Cachan, France

http://www.lmt.ens-cachan.fr/mcm2002

MAIN TOPICS

- Multiscale methods: theory and computation

- Experimental tests and Identification for multiscale modelling

- Multiscale modelling of damage and fracture

- Verification and validation of multiscale models

- Engineering applications

- Hierarchical multiscale models

- Adaptive parallel computational strategies for multiscale problems

- Multiscale multiphysics problems

- Coupled continuum - atomistic models.

CO-CHAIRMEN

P. LADEV=C8ZE

Laboratoire de M=E9canique et Technologie

ENS de Cachan/CNRS/Paris 6 University

61 avenue du Pr=E9sident Wilson

94235 CACHAN CEDEX France

Phone : (33) 1 47 40 22 41/22 53

Fax : (33) 1 47 40 27 85

E-mail : ladeveze@lmt.ens-cachan.fr

J. FISH

Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,

Aerospace Engineering Center

Rensselaer Polytechnique Institute

NY 12180 TROY - USA

Phone : 1 518 276 6191

Fax : 1 518 276 4833

E-mail : fishj@rpi.edu

ADVISORY SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

O. ALLIX (F)

J.-L. CHABOCHE (F)

T. BELYTSCHKO (USA)

E. VAN DER GIESSEN (NL)

J. FISH (USA)

S. KUZNETSOV (R)

P. LADEVEZE (F)

T. ODEN (USA)

E. ONATE (S)

M. ORTIZ (USA)

R. OWEN (UK)

E. SANCHEZ-PALENCIA (F)

B. SCHREFFLER (I)

E. STEIN (G)

LOCAL ORGANIZING AND SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

O. ALLIX (F)

X. AUBARD (SNECMA)

D. DUREISSEIX (F)

C. FARHAT (USA)

J. FISH (USA)

D. GUEDRA-DEGEORGES (EADS)

P. LADEVEZE (F)

G. NAGAI (J)

P. ROUCH (F)

T. STROUBOULIS (USA)

Q. YU (USA)

CONFERENCE WEB AND EMAIL ADDRESSES

Web address: http://www.lmt.ens-cachan.fr/mcm2002

Email address: ladeveze@lmt.ens-cachan.fr

(with subject: Workshop MCM3)

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From: Michail Todorov <mtod@vmei.acad.bg>

Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 15:50:14 +0200

**Subject: Workshop in Bulgaria on Gravity, Astrophysics, and Strings**

First Advanced Research Workshop

"GRAVITY, ASTROPHYSICS, AND STRINGS AT THE BLACK SEA"

June 10-16, 2002

Varna, BULGARIA

Organized by Joint Group on Gravity and Astrophysics

Preliminary list of

INVITED SPEAKERS

D.Ahluwalia (Zacatecas, Mexico)

J.R.Ellis (CERN, Swiss) - to be confirmed

V.Ferrari (University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy)

A.T.Filippov (JINR-Dubna, Russia)

P.Fiziev ( University of Sofia, Bulgaria)

E.Horozov ( University of Sofia, Bulgaria)

K.Kokkotas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)

M.Mateev (University of Sofia, Bulgaria)

J.Pullin (Louisiana State University, USA)

D.Sasselov (Harvard, USA)

E.Seidel (Illinois, USA & AEI-MPI, Golm, Germany)

L.Smolin (Penn State, USA, and Imperial College, UK) - to be confirmed

I.Todorov (Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria)

V.Tzvetkov (University of Tver, Russia)

LOCATION AND TIME

The Workshop will be held from 10th to 16th of June 2002 at the

"Golden Sands" resort near the town of Varna.

For more detailed infomation please visit the web-site of the Workshop

http://webgate.bg/jgga/conf02/index.htm=20

or contact on the address

E-mail: mtod@vmei.acad.bg

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From: Victor Ganzha <ganzha@informatik.tu-muenchen.de>

Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 15:06:55 +0100 (MET)

**Subject: Workshop in Crimea on Computer Algebra**

The 5th International Workshop

on Computer Algebra

in Scientific Computing

CASC-2002

August 22 - 26, 2002

Big Yalta, Crimea, Ukraine

First Announcement and Call for Papers

Topics for CASC combine many important questions and methods of

scientific computing and the applications of computer algebra, like

computer algebra and approximate computations

numerical simulation using computer algebra systems

parallel symbolic-numeric computation

problem-solving environments

symbolic-numeric interface

Internet accessible symbolic and numeric computation

construction of approximate solutions of ordinary differential

equations and dynamical systems

symbolic-numeric methods for differential-algebraic equations

computer algebra analysis of partial differential equations

computer algebra based simulations

algebraic methods for nonlinear polynomial equations and inequalities

algorithmic and complexity considerations in computer algebra

computer algebra applications in industry

applications in natural sciences

WWW: http://wwwmayr.in.tum.de/CASC2002

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From: Bilal Chanane <chanane@kfupm.edu.sa>

Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2002 11:35:35 +0300

**Subject: Workshop in Saudi Arabia on Industrial Mathematics**

Workshop on Industrial Mathematics

October 27-29, 2002

Dhahran, 31261, Saudi Arabia

Host Institution: King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

Homepage: http://users.kfupm.edu.sa/imath

Email: imath@kfupm.edu.sa

Organizer: Department of Mathematical Sciences

Deadline for Paper submission: April 01, 2002

Description:

The aim of Industrial Mathematics is to focus Applicable Mathematics on the

solution of real life problems of industry. Successful activities in Industrial

Mathematics have been reported from the aerospace, automotive, petrochemical

chemical, metallurgical, pharmaceutical, financial, agricultural and health

industries. The workshop will include keynote addresses, contributed papers

and will provide a forum for cooperation between Universities and the various

industrial organizations in the Gulf countries.

Relevant topics include, but are not limited to:

- Mathematical Modeling of Real World Problems

- Variational Methods

- Mathematics of Finance

- Stochastic Calculus

- Image Processing

- wavelets, fractals, etc

- Computational Mathematics

- Finite Element Analysis, etc

- Differential Equations & Control Theory

- Optimization

- Boundary Value Problems

- Applications

Invited Speakers:

Professor Noel Barton (Australia)

Professor Martin Brokate (Germany)

Professor Russel Cheng (UK)

Professor Graeme Fairwether ( USA)

Mail Address:

Chairman, Organizing Committee

Workshop on Industrial Mathematics

Department of Mathematical Sciences

KFUPM, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

Fax: 966-3-860-2340

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From: Wenbo Xu <wbxu@dcabes2002.net>

Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 11:11:28 -0500 (EST)

**Subject: Symposium in China on Distributed Computing**

Dear Colleagues,

Re: 2002 International Symposium on Distributed Computing and

Applications to Business, Engineering and Science,

Southern Yangtze University, Wuxi,China

December 16th - 20th, 2002.

Following the success of the DCABES2001 I would like to annouce the

organisation and call for papers for DCABES2002. Please distribute this

announcement to your colleagues who might be interested. This will be a

major international event in the year 2002 in China.

More details may be found from the website:

http://www.dcabes2002.net

Yours truely,

XU, Wenbo

Prof. of Computer Science & Engineering

School of Information Technology

Qingshanwan Campus

Southern Yangtze University

Huihe Road 170, Wuxi 214036

Wuxi, Jiangsu, China

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From: Hoang Duc Minh <hdminh@iwr.uni-heidelberg.de>

Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 09:28:04 +0100 (CET)

**Subject: Conference in Vietnam on Scientific Computing**

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HIGH PERFORMANCE SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING

Modelling, Simulation and Optimization of Complex Processes

March 10-14, 2003

Hanoi, Vietnam

CALL FOR PAPERS AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION

TOPICS

- mathematical modelling

- numerical simulation

- methods for optimization and control

- parallel computing: architectures, algorithms, tools, environment

- symbolic computing

- software development

- applications of scientific computing in

physics, mechanics, chemistry, and biology

environmental and hydrology problems

transport, logistics and site location

communication networks, production scheduling

industrial and commercial problems

The conference is organized jointly by

Hanoi Institute of Mathematics, Vietnam NCST

SFB 359 "Reactive Flows, Transport and Diffusion", Heidelberg

Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology

Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing Heidelberg (IWR)

STEERING COMMITTEE

Hans Georg Bock (Chair, Heidelberg)

Hoang Xuan Phu (Hanoi)

Nguyen Thanh Son (Ho Chi Minh City)

INVITED SPEAKERS

- Uri Ascher (Vancouver):

- Roland Bulirsch (Munich):

- Zhiming Chen (Beijing):

- Felix L. Chernousko (Moscow):

- Peter Deuflhard (Berlin):

- Andreas Griewank (Dresden):

- Ulrich Langer (Linz):

- Nguyen Van Lien (Hanoi):

- Masayasu Mimura (Hiroshima):

- Bijan Mohammadi (Montpellier):

- Michael Robert Osborne (Canberra):

- Mauricio G.C. Resende (Florham Park):

MINISYMPOSIA

- Computational Mixed Integer Programming

- Fluid-Structure Interaction

- High Performance Computing in Fluid Dynamics and Engineering

- Modelling and Simulation in Biosciences

- Modelling and Simulation of Environmental Problems

- Numerical Schemes for Magneto-Hydrodynamics

- Optimization and PDEs

- Parameter Estimation and Optimum Experimental Design in Differential

Equations

- Performance Analysis on Workstation Clusters

- Scientific Computing in Mechanical Engineering

- Stochastic Programming

LOCATION

The conference will take place at the

Institute of Mathematics

National Centre for Natural Sciences and Technology (NCST)

Hoang Quoc Viet Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi, Vietnam

CONTACT ADDRESS

Dr. Phan Thanh An

Institute of Mathematics

P.O.Box 631 - Bo Ho

Hanoi

Vietnam

Phone: +84-4-7563474 (ext.: 212)

Fax: +84-4-7564303

E-mail: scicom@thevinh.ncst.ac.vn

CONFERENCE WEB SITES

http://www.iwr.uni-heidelberg.de/HPSCHanoi2003/

http://www.hcmut.edu.vn/hpsc/HPSCHanoi2003/

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From: Pervasive 2002 <pvc02@inf.ethz.ch>

Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2002 17:37:39 +0100

**Subject: Conference in Zurich on Pervasive Computing**

International Conference on Pervasive Computing

PERVASIVE 2002

August 26-28, 2002

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Organized by IBM Research and ETH Zurich

www.pervasive2002.org

The objective of this conference will be to present, discuss, and

explore latest technical developments in the emerging field of pervasive

computing as well as potential future directions and issues. Leaving

aside low-level hardware and transmission technology topics as well as

peripheral socio-economic aspects, the conference will focus on technical

infrastructure and application issues. It will include presentations,

panel discussions, short paper sessions, and demos on subjects like:

- System architectures and platforms for pervasive computing

- Middleware and pervasive computing infrastructures

- Mobile, wireless, and wearable technologies

- Innovative small computing and intelligent devices

- Emerging applications and mobile business issues

- Scenarios for information appliances

- Service discovery protocols

- Content distribution and delivery

- User interfaces for invisible and embedded computing

- Context awareness

- Security and privacy issues

GENERAL CHAIR: Mahmoud Naghshineh, IBM Research

PROGRAM CHAIR: Friedemann Mattern, ETH Zurich

PROGRAM COMMITTEE:

Emile Aarts, Philips Research Arndt Bode, TU Munich

Gaetano Borriello, Univ. of Wash./Intel Dave DeRoure, Univ. of Southampton

Oliver Haase, Bell Labs Research Stefan Hild, IBM Research

Dirk Husemann, IBM Research Pertti Huuskonen, Nokia

Alan Jones, AT&T Laboratories Cambridge Kazuhiko Kato, Univ. of Tsukuba

Tim Kindberg, HP Laboratories Kazushi Kuse, IBM Research

Gerald Maguire, KTH Stockholm Joachim Posegga, SAP Research

Apratim Purakayastha, IBM Research Jun Rekimoto, Sony

Kurt Rothermel, University of Stuttgart Larry Rudolph, MIT

Bernt Schiele, ETH Zurich Bill Schilit, Xerox PARC

Roy Want, Intel Research

For more information see http://www.pervasive2002.org

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From: ICCS Conference Secretary <iccsmd@science.uva.nl>

Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 10:50:50 +0100 (MET)

**Subject: Conference in Amsterdam on Computational Science**

Dear Computational Scientist.

We are proud to invite you to participate in ICCS'02.

On the web pages you will find the clickable programme of the 2002

International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS 2002), to be held in

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from April 21, 2002 till April 24, 2002.

After thorough reviews, we succeeded in compiling a very interesting and

high quality programme with over 350 oral presentations in 26 conference

sessions and 20 workshops.

Check it out.

http://www.science.uva.nl/events/ICCS2002/

with mirrors:

http://www.ucalgary.ca/iccs/

http://www.cs.qub.ac.uk/iccs/

We look forward to meeting you.

Thank you very much.

Peter Sloot

Jack Dongarra

Kenneth Tan

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From: Calculemus <cm2002@ags.uni-sb.de>

Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 20:31:53 +0100

**Subject: Conference in Marseille on Symbolic Computation Systems**

CALCULEMUS 2002

10^th Symposium on the Integration of

Symbolic Computation Systems and Mechanized Reasoning

In conjunction with AISC 2002

Marseille, France -- July 1th-5th, 2002

http://www.ags.uni-sb.de/~calculemus2002

About this conference series

This is the tenth symposium in a series which started with three

meetings in year 1996, two meetings in 1997 and then turned to a

yearly event in 1998. It has become tradition to hold the meeting

jointly with an event in either symbolic computation or automated

deduction. This year's symposium is in conjunction with the AISC'2002

conference in Artificial Intelligence and Symbolic Computation.

The aim of the symposium is to bring together researchers interested

in both symbolic computation and mechanized reasoning. It has been

recognized that the integration of computing and deduction would

enhance the power of mathematical software systems. However it is not

yet clear which is the right way to achieve such an integration. The

symposium provides a forum for discussing and investigating the

various approaches possible including integration of reasoning into

computer algebra systems, integration of efficient computations in

theorem provers, and frameworks, languages, or protocols for

integrating both symbolic computation and mechanized reasoning. Other

topics of interest include the integration of constraint solving

techniques into both theorem provers and computer algebra systems,

environments for hybrid mathematical systems and systems for

explorative mathematics.

Topics

* Integration of Computer Algebra Systems and Automated Theorem Provers

* Symbolic Computation Aspects in Mechanized Reasoning

* Mechanized Reasoning Aspects of Symbolic Computation Systems

* Combination of Logical and Formal Methods with Computer Algebra

* Connections between formal and informal approaches to mathematics

* Mathematical Software Buses and Protocols

* Design Issues for Logic and Symbolic Computing Systems

* Architectures and environments for integration of software components

* Heterogenous reasoning/computing frameworks

* Constraint Solving Aspects in ATP/CAS

* Explorative Systems for doing Mathematics

* Case studies and applications

Papers on other topics with strong links to those described above will

also be considered. Authors that wish to present material relating

other AI techniques and symbolic computation should consider

submitting with AISC. Authors are also encouraged to submit different

material to both AISC and CALCULEMUS.

Organizers of AISC'2002 / CALCULEMUS'2002

Both AISC'2002 and CALCULEMUS'2002 are organized by the three

Universities of Marseille: L'universite de Provence (Aix-Marseille I),

L'universite de la Miditerrann

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From: Paul de Haas <haas@win.tue.nl>

Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 09:12:55 +0100

**Subject: PhD Positions at Eindhoven University of Technology**

Combustion associated noise in central heating equipment

Positions:

(1) PhD position in experimental Combustion/Fluid Dynamics at the

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Combustion Technology Group

(2) PhD position in numerical Combustion/Fluid Dynamics at the

Department of Mathematics and Computing Science, Scientific Computing Group

For more information:

http://www.combustion.tue.nl

http://www.win.tue.nl/scg

Dr. K.R.A.M. Schreel

tel. +31-40-2472117

k.r.a.m.schreel@tue.nl

Dr. ir. J.H.M. ten Thije Boonkkamp

tel. +31-40-2474123

tenthije@win.tue.nl

Prof. dr. L.P.H. de Goey

tel. +31-40-2472938

l.p.h.d.goey@tue.nl</a><br>

C.M. van Dam, h.r. manager

tel. +31-40-2474163

c.m.v.dam@tue.nl

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From: Peter Bastian <Peter.Bastian@iwr.uni-heidelberg.de>

Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 09:25:36 +0100

**Subject: Doctoral Position at University of Heidelberg**

The Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing at the

University of Heidelberg (Germany) offers a doctoral position in

Simulation of Multiphase/Multicomponent Flows in

Porous Media

The position is part of a joint project with the Institute for

Environmental Physics through the Sonderforschungsbereich 359. Aim of

the project is the development of accurate discretization schemes for

multiphase/multicomponent flows, their implementation and comparison

with experimental results for the dissolution of trace gases in

water.

Applicants should have completed a Masters or Diploma degree in a

relevant field. Strong background in scientific computing (partial

differential equations) and programming (C/C++) is required.

The position is available for three years and is paid at a level of

3/4 BAT IIa (about EURO 1350 per month net income depending on age and

maritial status).

Applications and inquiries should be sent to

Peter Bastian

AG Paralleles Rechnen

Interdisziplinaeres Zentrum fuer Wissenschaftliches Rechnen

Im Neuenheimer Feld 368

69120 Heidelberg

Germany

email: Peter.Bastian@iwr.uni-heidelberg.de

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From: Toraldo Gerardo <toraldo@unina.it>

Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 15:59:51 +0100 (MET)

**Subject: Call for Papers, Special Issue of Parallel Computing**

CALL FOR PAPERS

Parallel Computing: Special Issue on

PARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING IN NUMERICAL OPTIMIZATION

Guest editors

Vipin Kumar, Athanasios Migdalas, and Gerardo Toraldo

This special issue follows the September 2001 ``PARCO-2001 Conference''

held in Naples, Italy, and will include papers presented at the ``Mini

Symposium on Numerical Optimization'' held during that conference as well

as a selected number of contributed papers in the following non-exclusive

topics:

* parallel algorithms for scientific computing problems,

* evaluation of scalability of parallel algorithms,

* basic tools,

* data mining,

* applications.

Researchers interested in submitting a paper are invited to send the

LaTeX source and PostScript files of their paper to toraldo@unina.it by

March 25 for possible publication in the special issue.

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From: Beatrice Fournier <B.Fournier@elsevier.nl>

Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 13:54:48 -0000

**Subject: Contents, Parallel Computing**

Table of Contents for Parallel Computing

Volume 28, Issue 2, February 2002

February special issue

Parallel matrix algorithms and applications

Guest-edited by Erricos John Kontoghiorghes, Ahmed Sameh and Denis Trystram.

Olivier Beaumont, Arnaud Legrand, Fabrice Rastello and Yves Robert

Dense linear algebra kernels on heterogeneous platforms: Redistribution issues

155-185

Olaf Schenk and Klaus G=E4rtner

Two-level dynamic scheduling in PARDISO: Improved scalability on

shared memory multiprocessing systems 187-197

Dany Mezher and Bernard Philippe

Parallel computation of pseudospectra of large sparse matrices 199-221

C. Bekas and E. Gallopoulos

Parallel computation of pseudospectra by fast descent 223-242

M. Becka, G. Oksa and M. Vajtersic

Dynamic ordering for a parallel block-Jacobi SVD algorithm 243-262

Martin H. Gutknecht and Stefan R=F6llin

The Chebyshev iteration revisited 263-283

Ahmed H. Sameh and Vivek Sarin

Parallel algorithms for indefinite linear systems 285-299

P. H=E9non, P. Ramet and J. Roman

PASTIX: a high-performance parallel direct solver for sparse

symmetric positive definite systems 301-321

Y. Liang, J. Weston and M. Szularz

Generalized least-squares polynomial preconditioners for symmetric

indefinite linear equations 323-341

Jo=EBl M. Malard

Parallel restricted maximum likelihood estimation for linear models

with a dense exogenous matrix 343-353

Wojciech Owczarz and Zahari Zlatev

Parallel matrix computations in air pollution modelling 355-368

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From: P. Matus <matus@im.bas-net.by>

Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 19:19:27 +0200

**Subject: Contents, Computational Methods in Applied Mathematics**

Dear colleagues,

I would like to inform you about the appearance of the fourth issue of

COMPUTATIONAL METHODS IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS (Online) at our site

(http://www.cmam.net/issues/v1/n4/index.html) Vol. 1, No. 4, 2001.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: During 2002 year the journal CMAM will be available at our

home page http://www.cmam.net at no charge.

For information to contributors and about subscription see:

http://www.cmam.net/subscript.html.

CMAM Volume 1 (2001), Number 4

Contents

1) Numerical approximation of the weakly damped nonlinear Schrodinger equation

R. Ciegis and V. Pakeniene

319-332

2) Exponentially convergent parallel discretization methods for the first

order evolution equations

I. Gavrilyuk and V. Makarov

333-355

3) Convergence of a finite difference scheme for the third boundary-value

problem

B. Jovanovich and B. Popovich

356-366

4) Interior penalty discontinuous approximations of elliptic problems

R. Lazarov, S. Tomov, and P. Vassilevski

367-382

5) Fast solution of periodic integral equations by GMRES

R. Plato and G. Vainikko

383-397

6) A high-order difference scheme for a nonlocal boundary-value problem for

the heat equation

Zh.-Zh. Sun

398-414

Best regards,

Managing editor

Prof. P.Matus

Institute of Mathematics

11, Surganov str.

220072 Minsk, Belarus

http://www.cmam.net/matus

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From: Ed Saff <esaff@math.Vanderbilt.Edu>

Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 08:37:20 -0600 (CST)

**Subject: Contents: Constructive Approximation**

"Asymptotic Behavior of Sobolev-Type Orthogonal Polynomials

on a Rectifiable Jordan Curve or Arc" by A. Branquinho,

A. Foulquie Moreno, and F. Marcellan, pp 161-182

"Generalized Hyperinterpolation on the Sphere and the

Newman-Shapiro Operators" by M. Reimer, pp 183-203

"Reconstruction of Band-Limited Functions from Local

Averages" by W. Sun and X. Zhou, pp 205-222

"Cubature Formulas of a Nonalgebraic Degree of Precision"

by R. Cools and J.C. Santos-Leon, pp 223-240

"Bounds on Projections onto Bivariate Polynomial Spline

Spaces with Stable Local Bases" by M. von Golitschek and

L.L. Schumaker, pp 241-254

"Asymptotic Distribution of Nodes for Near-Optimal

Polynomial Interpolation on Certain Curves in R square"

by M. Goetz, V.V. Maymeskul, and E.B. Saff, pp 255-283

"Weighted Maximum Over Minimum Modulus of Polynomials,

Applied to Ray Sequences of Pade Approximants" by

D.S. Lubinsky, pp 285-308

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