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From: Steven Gall <9905269G@student.gla.ac.uk>

Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 16:30:21 +0000

**Subject: Gerschgorin References**

Dear Sir/Madam

I am a fourth year student studying at the University of Glasgow. I'm doing

a project this year titled "Some Inequalities for Eigenvalues, determinants

and matrix entries". There is a lot of emphasis on Gerschgorins Theorem

I was wondering if you could provide any information about Gerschgorins

work and life and if you have any links of the papers he compiled. Any

information would be very much appreciated.

Yours Sincerely,

Steven Gall.

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From: Andrew Crampton <a.crampton@hud.ac.uk>

Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 09:41:55 -0000

**Subject: Proceedings of Symposium on Algorithms for Approximation**

The organisers of the Fourth International Symposium on Algorithms for

Approximation, held at the University of Huddersfield, UK, would like to

announce the publication of the symposium proceedings. Edited by Dr. J

Levesley (Leicester), Dr. I. J. Anderson (Thales, UK) and Prof. J. C. Mason

(Huddersfield), the 500 page proceedings contain contributions from authors

spanning 32 countries in subject areas ranging from CAGD to RBFs and

integral equations.

To obtain a copy of the proceedings at the special rate of #30.00 (Pounds

sterling) please contact Mrs. R. Hawkins, University of Huddersfield,

Queensgate, Huddersfield, UK. HD13DH. Tel: 01484 472150 or email

r.hawkins@hud.ac.uk.

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From: John Butcher <butcher@math.auckland.ac.nz>

Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 18:14:56 +1300 (NZDT)

**Subject: Year of Numerical Analysis at the University of Auckland**

Programme in Numerical Analysis at the University of Auckland

The newly formed New Zealand Institute of Mathematics and its Applications

has awarded me funding for a one year programme in numerical analysis.

A key component of this activity will be the ANODE 2003 workshop scheduled

for 14-18 July 2003, and the additional funding will make it possible to

extend the scope of this workshop in various ways. Visitors who are

interested in the subjects of the workshop (numerical methods for

differential equations, time dependent partial differential equations,

Volterra integral equations, geometric integration,

differential-algebraic equations), will be catered for at various

times of the year, especially immediately before and immediately after

the ANODE dates. There will be some money available to assist

visitors, at least with local expenses, who wish to spend an extended

period in Auckland. These funds are limited and first priority will be to

mathematicians who otherwise would not financially be able to take part.

There are also funds available to support a one-year postdoctoral position

in Auckland. For this position, some sort of compatibility with

the exisiting interests of the Auckland group would be an advantage.

If you are interested in exploring a visit to Auckland I invite you to

contact me. This applies in particular to the postdoctoral fellowship.

For information about the ANODE 2003 workshop, see

http://www.math.auckland.ac.nz/~anode

For information on some of the things that I am interested in, see

http://www.math.auckland.ac.nz/~butcher

John Butcher, Mathematics Department, The University of Auckland,

New Zealand

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From: Miljenko Marusi <miljenko.marusic@math.hr>

Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2002 00:03:19 +0100

**Subject: Conference in Croatia on Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing**

3rd Conference on Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing

Brijuni, Croatia. June 23-27, 2003

The conference is organized by Department of Mathematics, University in

Zagreb, Croatia. The aim of the Conference is the exchange of ideas,

methods and problems between various disciplines of applied mathematics.

Non-mathematicians using mathematics as a tool are also encouraged to

take part in the Conference. Though meant as a regional conference, the

first two conferences had a strong international flavour. The first one

was held in Dubrovnik in 1999, and the second one also in Dubrovnik in 2001.

Conference topics:

-Splines and wavelets with applications to CAGD, CAD/CAM, computer

graphics and differential equations

-Ordinary and partial differential Equations, integral equations,

singular perturbation problems

-Mathematics of Finance

-Numerical Mathematics in general

-Optimization

-Scientific Computing

-Engineering

Invited speakers:

-Paolo Costantini, Dipartimento di Scienze Matematiche ed Informatiche

"R. Magari", Italy

-John J. H. Miller, University of Dublin, Department of Mathematics,

Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

-Larry Schumaker, Vanderbilt University, USA

For details please visit: http://www.math.hr/~rogina/ApplMath03

or contact organizers: ApplMath03@math.hr

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From: Theodore Simos <tsimos@mail.ariadne-t.gr>

Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 03:00:47 +0200

**Subject: Conference in Cambridge on Numerical Analysis & Computational Math**

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS

International Conference on NUMERICAL ANALYSIS & COMPUTATIONAL

MATHEMATICS (NACoM-2003)

May 23-24-25-26, 2003

Anglia Polytechnic University (APU), Cambridge, UK

http://www.apu.ac.uk/appsci/maths/NACoM-2003/

The multidisciplinary field of Numerical Analysis and Computational

Mathematics is long suffering from major delays in the publication of

original papers. In most cases it takes at least 2 to 3 years for a

paper to be accepted and the situation seems to get worse by the year.

The NACoM-2003 will address this problem, as follows:

1) This first time the NACoM Conference will serve as the medium for the

official LAUNCH of a new WILEY JOURNAL on "APPLIED NUMERICAL ANALYSIS

AND COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS (ANACM)" (Editor-in-Chief T.E. SIMOS).

Generally, in ANACM it is expected that the time between a paper

submission and its acceptance for publication to be around 6 months.

ANACM will be registered with the ISI CITATION INDEX without delay.

2) The NACoM-2003 Conference is expected to attract very high quality

papers and a refereed selection of them will be published in the two

special issues of the new journal.

3) This will be an excellent opportunity to MEET IN PERSON members of

the ANACM EDITORIAL BOARD. Furthermore, high-ranking representatives

from Wiley-Europe will be present and will address the participants.

MAIN TOPICS

Numerical ODEs, Numerical PDEs (inc. BVPs), Differential Algebraic

Equations, Numerical Stochastic Differential Equations, Approximation,

Numerical Linear Algebra, Numerical Integral Equations, Error Analysis

and Interval Analysis, Difference

Equations and Recurrence Relations, Numerical problems in Dynamical

Systems, Applications to the Sciences (Computational

Physics-Chemistry-Engineering etc.), Scientific Computing and

Algorithms, Numerical methods in Fourier analysis.

GENERAL CHAIR & ORGANISER

Dr Georgios Psihoyios, Anglia Pol. University, Cambridge, UK

VICE-CHAIRS

Prof. Theodore E. Simos, University of Peloponnisos, Greece

Boz Kempski, Anglia Pol. University, Cambridge, UK

PLENARY SPEAKERS (to be finalised)

Prof. J.R. Cash, Imperial College, London, UK.

Prof. A. Cuyt, University of Antwerp, Belgium.

Prof. B. Fischer, Medical University of Luebeck, Germany.

Prof. M. Hochbruck, University of Duesseldorf, Germany.

Prof. W.F. Mitchell, National Institute of Standards & Technology, USA.

Prof. G. Vanden Berghe, University of Gent, Belgium.

Prof. G.A. Watson, University of Dundee, UK

CALL FOR PAPERS & EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Submission of original papers is invited for the NACoM-2003 Conference.

Please initially submit an ABSTRACT OF UP TO FOUR A4 PAGES directly to

the General Chair (g.y.psihoyios@apu.ac.uk) by February 28, 2003. Please

send a standard Latex article style abstract without page numbers. For

further instructions please refer to the WEBSITE. Only electronic

submission of abstracts will be accepted.

DEADLINES

Submission of Abstract (on or before): February 28, 2003

Submission of Mini-symposia proposals: February 28, 2003

Abstracts refereed selection by: March 20, 2003

Submission of full-length Papers: To be announced

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From: Petr Knobloch <knobloch@karlin.mff.cuni.cz>

Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 13:28:16 +0100 (MET)

**Subject: Conference in Prague on Numerical Mathematics and Advanced Applications**

ENUMATH 2003

The European Conference on Numerical

Mathematics and Advanced Applications

Prague, Czech Republic, August 18-22, 2003

The ENUMATH Conferences started in 1995 (Paris) in order to

provide a forum for discussion on RECENT ASPECTS OF NUMERICAL

MATHEMATICS. Further ENUMATH Conferences were held in

Heidelberg (1997), Jyvaskyla (1999) and Ischia Porto (2001).

Recent results and new trends in the analysis of numerical

algorithms as well as their application to challenging

scientific and industrial problems will be discussed. Apart

from theoretical aspects, a major part of the Conference will

be devoted to numerical methods for interdisciplinary

applications.

Organized by:

Charles University Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics (M. Feistauer)

Institute of Chemical Technology, Department of Mathematics (A. Klic)

Scientific Committee:

O. Axelsson (Netherlands), C. Bernardi (France), C. Canuto (Italy),

M. Griebel (Germany), R. Hoppe (Germany), G. Kobelkov (Russia),

M. Krizek (Czech Republic), P. Neittaanmaki (Finland),

O. Pironneau (France), A. Quarteroni (Italy/Switzerland), C. Schwab

(Switzerland), E. Suli (Great Britain), W. Wendland (Germany)

Program Committee:

F. Brezzi (Italy), M. Feistauer (Czech Republic), R. Glowinski

(France/USA), R. Jeltsch (Switzerland), Yu. Kuznetsov (Russia/USA),

J. Periaux (France), R. Rannacher (Germany)

Invited Plenary Speakers:

A. Bermudez (Spain), R. Blaheta (Czech Republic), T. Gallouet (France),

J. Haslinger (Czech Republic), R. Hiptmair (Germany), T.J.R. Hughes

(USA), J. Rappaz (Switzerland), A. Russo (Italy), V. Schultz (Germany),

A. Tveito (Norway)

Local Organizing Committee:

V. Dolejsi, M. Feistauer, J. Felcman, P. Knobloch, K. Najzar,

E. Plandorova, J. Segethova

Contact Information:

enumath@karlin.mff.cuni.cz

http://www.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~enumath

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From: Bart De Moor <bart.demoor@esat.kuleuven.ac.be>

Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2002 22:29:07 +0100

**Subject: Symposium in Leuven on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems**

16th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and

Systems(MTNS 2004), Catholic University of Leuven (K.U.Leuven-Belgium),

July 5-9, 2004

http://www.mtns2004.be

MTNS is one of the main conferences in the general area of mathematical

systems and control theory. The symposium is interdisciplinary and is aimed

at mathematicians,engineers and researchers interested in any aspect of

systems theory. MTNS is usually organized every two years and traditionally

covers areas involving a wide range of research directions in mathematical

systems, networks and control theory.

MTNS 2004 will be held on the campus of the Catholic University of Leuven

(K.U.Leuven - Belgium) in July 2004. The symposium program will include

plenary and semi-plenary lectures, special topic invited lectures,

mini-symposia, mini-courses, special topic sessions and contributed papers.

You are invited to visit the symposium website at http://www.mtns2004.be

where all information will be published.

More information: info@mtns2004.be or at the conference secretariat

Ida Tassens, ida.tassens@esat.kuleuven.ac.be

Bart Motmans, bart.motmans@esat.kuleuven.ac.be

ESAT-SCD, K.U.Leuven

Kasteelpark Arenberg 10 B-3001 Leuven Belgium

T: +32-(0)16321709 F: +32-(0)16321970

Bart De Moor, K.U.Leuven (Chair)

Vincent Blondel, U.C.L (co-Chair)

Paul Van Dooren, U.C.L. (co-Chair)

Jan Willems, K.U.Leuven (co-Chair)

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From: Andrew L Wendelborn <andrew@cs.adelaide.edu.au>

Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 16:49:26 +1030

**Subject: Workshop in Melbourne on Java in Computational Science**

Call For Papers

WORKSHOP ON JAVA IN COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE

Held in conjunction with the

International Conference on Computational Science 2003 (ICCS 2003)

June 2 - 4, 2003

Melbourne, Australia

Workshop co-chairs

Andrew Wendelborn and Paul Coddington

(University of Adelaide)

BACKGROUND

The Java programming language is widely used for commercial

applications and in teaching programming, but its uptake in scientific

computing has been limited.

Advantages of Java include portability, modern object-oriented

technology, and in-built support for thread parallelism, although

there is a perception that it lacks performance relative to other

languages.

The purpose of this workshop is to enable, firstly, computational

scientists to report experiences in using Java for computational

science and high-performance computing, and secondly, researchers in

high-performance Java to share recent advances with the computational

science community. Topics will include applications, performance and

benchmarking, parallel computing, and supporting technologies.

CALL FOR WORKSHOP PAPERS

This is a general call for papers about Java in Computational

Science. We invite papers involving the use of Java in developing and

supporting scientific applications. In addition, papers related to

advances in supporting technologies, such as Java compiler techniques

for high-performance computing, will be of interest.

Topics of interest for this workshop include but are not limited to:

o High-performance computing applications using Java;

o Performance issues and benchmarking;

o Advances in parallel and distributed programming using Java;

o Java tools in scientific applications (portals etc);

o Advances in Java technologies supporting HPC;

o Optimisation technologies;

o Problem Solving Environments;

o Visualization.

TIMESCALES FOR SUBMISSION

The two principal deadlines are:

13th December 2002: notify title and abstract to co-chairs

24th December 2002: submission of final paper.

For more information, see the workshop web site

http://www.dhpc.adelaide.edu.au/workshops/WJCS03/

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From: Laurence Yang <lyang@stfx.ca>

Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 16:39:44 -0400

**Subject: Workshop in Nice on Parallel Scientific Computing**

FINAL CALL FOR PAPER

The 4th Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Scientific and Engineering

Computing with Applications (PDSECA-03)

April 22-26, 2003

Nice Acropolis Convention Center, Nice, France

in conjunction with

The 17th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium

(IPDPS-2003)

Scope and Interests:

Parallel and distributed scientific and engineering computing has become

a key technology which will play an important part in determining, or at

least shaping, future research and development activities in many

academic and industrial branches. This special workshop is to bring

together computer scientists, applied mathematicians and researchers to

present, discuss and exchange idea, results, work in progress and

experience of research in the area of parallel and distributed

computing for problems in science and engineering applications.

Among the main topics (but not limited to) are:

development of advanced parallel and distributed methods

parallel and distributed computing techniques and codes

practical experiences using various supercomputers with software such as

MPI, PVM, and High Performance Fortran, OpenMP, etc.

cluster and grid computing applications to the following areas:

computational fluid dynamics and mechanics

material sciences

space, weather, climate systems and global changes

computational environment and energy systems

computational ocean and earth sciences

combustion system simulation

computational chemistry

computational physics

bioinformatics and computational biology

medical applications

transportation systems simulations

combinatorial and global optimization problems

structural engineering

computational electromagnetics

computer graphics

semiconductor technology, and electronic circuits and system design

etc.

Further information about the conference proceedings and

registration fee can be found by web sites:

http://www.ipdps.org/ipdps2003

http://www.stfx.ca/people/lyang/activities/ipdps03-pdseca

Important Deadlines:

Paper submission Due December 01, 2002

Notification of Acceptance January 10, 2003

Final camera-ready paper January 24, 2003

Workshop Organizers:

General Chairs

Prof. Yi Pan

Department of Computer Science,

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA 30303, USA

Email:pan@cs.gsu.edu

Prof. Thomas Rauber

Department of Computer Science

University of Halle-Wittenberg

06120 Halle an der Saale, Germany

Email:rauber@informatik.uni-halle.de

Program Chairs

Prof. Gudula Ruger

Department of Computer Science

Chemnitz University of Technology

09107 Chemnitz, Germany

Email:ruenger@informatik.tu-chemnitz.de

Prof. Laurence Tianruo Yang

Department of Computer Science

St.Francis Xavier University

Antigonish, B2G 2W5, NS, Canada

Email: lyang@stfx.ca

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From: Martin Buecker <buecker@sc.rwth-aachen.de>

Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2002 16:26:58 +0100

**Subject: Workshop in Montreal on Automatic Differentiation**

2nd Workshop on Automatic Differentiation and Applications

to be held in conjunction with the 2003 International

Conference on Computational Science and its Applications

Montreal, Canada, May 18-21, 2003

http://www.ucalgary.ca/iccsa/

Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished

papers in all areas of automatic differentiation with

an emphasis on successful applications.

Accepted papers will be published in ICCSA 2003 Proceedings

in the Springer Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science

(LNCS) series.

Important Dates:

Draft Full Papers: January 13, 2003

Notification of Acceptance: February 3, 2003

Camera-Ready Papers: February 21, 2003

ICCSA Conference: May 18-21, 2003

For detailed information, visit the workshop website at

http://www.autodiff.org/iccsa03/

Workshop Organizers:

Chris Bischof

Institute for Scientific Computing

Center for Computing and Communication

Aachen University

Martin Buecker

Institute for Scientific Computing

Aachen University

Paul Hovland

Mathematics and Computer Science Division

Argonne National Laboratory

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From: Aneta Karaivanova <aneta@mailer.csit.fsu.edu>

Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 11:04:35 -0500 (EST)

**Subject: Special Session in Bulgaria on Monte Carlo**

A Special Session on

Monte Carlo and quasi-Monte Carlo methods (MCQMCM)

Fourth International Conference on

Large-Scale Scientific Computations - LSSC'03

June 4-8, 2003, Sozopol, BULGARIA

The purpose of this special session is to bring together researchers

in Monte Carlo and quasi-Monte Carlo methods who work on tools,

algorithms, software, or applications in different areas such as

semiconductors, quantum physics, financial mathematics.

We invite participants for presenting research results, computing

experience, and informal updates of research in progress.

We would like to encourage discussion and interchange of ideas in

the area of large-scale problems solved via Monte Carlo and

quasi-Monte Carlo methods.

Abstracts of one page (in LaTeX or plain ASCII text) should be sent

to the session organizers, Aneta Karaivanova (aneta@csit.fsu.edu) or

Hans Kosina (kosina@iue.tuwien.ac.at), before January 15, 2003.

Summary, important dates and notes:

Submission of abstracts and registration forms: January 15, 2003

Notification of acceptance of the talks: January 31, 2003

Submission of full papers: March 15, 2003

Notification of acceptance of papers: May 1, 2003

Information concerning payments, registration, hotel reservations

and other conference matters can be found on the conference homepage:

http://parallel.bas.bg/~scicom03.

Answers to specific questions can also be requested by e-mail.

Thank you for your interest in this session from the organizers:

Dr. Aneta Karaivanova

e-mail: aneta@csit.fsu.edu, anet@copern.bas.bg

www-page: http://copern.bas.bg/~anet

Dr.Hans Kosina

email: kosina@tuwien.ac.at

www: http://www.iue.tuwien.ac.at/

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From: Victor Eremeyev <eremeyev@ns.math.rsu.ru>

Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2002 16:07:50 +0300

**Subject: Special Issue on Nonlinear Mechanics**

2nd special issue "Nonlinear Problems of Continuum Mechanics"

The second special issue of journal "Izvestiya VUZov. Severo-Kavkazskii

region. Seriia Estestvennye nauki. (Notices of Universities. South of

Russia. Natural sciences). Nonlinear Problems of Continuum Mechanics" is

devoted to the actual problem of the nonlinear elasticity, viscoelasticity,

and plasticity, the shell theory, hydromechanics of non-newtonian liquids,

the phase transformations modelling, and others fields of nonlinear mechanics.

The journal publishes original papers in all areas of nonlinear mechanics.

High quality overviews and the discussion of perspectives in nonlinear

mechanics are considered as well. The languages of publication are English

and Russian.

The first special international issue of journal Notices of North Caucause:

Natural Sciences" on Nonlinear problems of mechanics (2001) demonstrated

great interest in the edition in Russia and abroad so the editorial board

considers a possibility of further regular publications.

The edition is reviewed by Mathematical Reviews.

Deadline for the electronic presentation of the paper is April 15, 2003.

The submitted version of paper should be submitted in LaTeX2e using the

style file npcm.sty (see sample.tex as an example).

Members of editorial board:

V.A. Babeshko (Krasnodar, Kuban St. Univ., Fellow of Academy of Sciences of RF),

A.V. Belokon (Rostov St. Univ.),

C. Constanda (University of Tulsa, USA),

V. A. Eremeyev (Rostov St. Univ.), Secretary,

G.M.L. Gladwell (University of Waterloo, Canada),

L.P. Lebedev (Rostov St. Univ.; Bogota, Univ. Nacional de Colombia),

N.F. Morozov (St. Petersburg St. Univ., Fellow of Academy of Sciences of RF),

J.G. Simmonds (University of Virginia, USA),

C.Teodosiu (Universite Paris XIII),

V.I. Yudovich (Rostov St. Univ.),

L. M. Zubov (Rostov St. Univ.), Editor-in-chief.

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From: Bill Cunningham <whcunnin@pythagoras.math.uwaterloo.ca>

Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2002 21:40:44 -0500 (EST)

**Subject: Faculty Positions at University of Waterloo**

The Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of

Waterloo, is currently advertising for candidates for faculty positions.

One advertisement is for positions in any of the Department's major

research areas: Algebraic Combinatorics, Combinatorial Optimization,

Continuous Optimization, Cryptography, Graph Theory, and Quantum Computing.

A second advertisement is for a position in Continuous Optimization.

A third advertisement is for positions in Computational Mathematics.

Applicants should have as their primary interest the development,

analysis, and implementation of algorithms for the effective solution

of problems in any of the Department's major research areas.

For all of these positions, the preference is to make an appointment

at the level of Assistant Professor, but applications at other levels

will be considered. Outstanding junior applicants will be considered

for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair.

The closing date for receipt of applications is December 10, 2002.

For more details, and for more information about the C&O Department, see

http://www.math.uwaterloo.ca/CandO_Dept/index.shtml

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From: Jose Laginha Palma <jpalma@fe.up.pt>

Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 14:00:54 +0000

**Subject: Postdoctoral Positions at Universidade do Porto**

POST DOCS

Computational research on Fluid Mechanics/ Turbulence

A PhD in Applied Mathematics, Physics or Engineering or related fields is

required. Preference will be given to candidates with computational skills

and experience and strong interests in the topics below:

1. Implementation and appraisal of subgrid models for large eddy

simulation (LES) of turbulent flows in complex geometries. The flows to be

simulated will start from a series of homogenous incompressible flows of

increasing complexity, first without and later with shear and curvature.

2. Modelling of advection of passive/active tracers: waiting times and

statistical properties and Lyapunov characterization of chaotic (sub)regions).

Start date/duration: ASAP/ 1 year, with a possibility for renewal.

Place of Work: University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

Within the European Research Training Network: "Nonideal Turbulence"

http://stilton.tn.utwente.nl/eu-network/

Strict eligibility criteria of EU for RTN networks include European,

non-Portuguese citizenship and age under 35.

Details at http://www.cordis.lu/improving/networks/tour3.htm

Salary within Marie Curie fellow standards.

Applicants should send their complete curriculum vitae and the names of two

people who may be asked for letters of reference to:

Prof. Jose Laginha Palma

Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto

Rua Dr. Roberto Frias s/n

4200-465 Porto, Portugal

Tel: +351 225081763/61; FAX: +351 225081440

e-mail: jpalma@fe.up.pt

URL: http://www.fe.up.pt

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From: Heinz Engl <engl@indmath.uni-linz.ac.at>

Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2002 18:55:38 +0100 (CET)

**Subject: Postdoctoral Positions at Johann Radon Institute in Austria**

POSTDOC AND SENIOR POSTDOC (GROUP LEADER) POSITIONS

AT THE

JOHANN RADON INSTITUTE FOR COMPUTATIONAL AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS

(RICAM)

OF THE AUSTRIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, AUSTRIA

RICAM is a research institute going into operation on January 1, 2003,

and will be gradually built up to a total of 25 postdoc positions in five

areas:

Scientific Computing - Computational Methods for Direct Field Problems

(Prof.Ulrich Langer, langer@numa.uni-linz.ac.at)

Scientific Computing - Inverse Problems (Prof.Heinz Engl,

engl@indmath.uni-linz.ac.at)

Symbolic Computation (Prof.Bruno Buchberger,

bruno.buchberger@risc.uni-linz.ac.at)

Analysis of Partial Differential Equations (Prof.Peter Markowich,

peter.markowich@univie.ac.at)

Financial Mathematics (Prof.Gerhard Larcher, gerhard.larcher@jku.at;

Prof.Walter Schachermayer, wschach@fam.tuwien.ac.at).

In addition to ongoing research, which will be partly interdisciplinary

between the areas mentioned, there will be an international visitors'

program in the form of special semesters on application fields.

The institute will be housed on the campus of the Johannes Kepler

Universit.

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From: Zidong Wang <Zidong.Wang@brunel.ac.uk>

Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2002 11:09:41 -0000

**Subject: PhD Studentship at Brunel University**

(Ref: IDA) PhD Studentship in Bioinformatics

It is widely believed that gene expression data contains rich information

that could discover the higher-order structures of an organism and even

interpret its behaviour. Biologists are expecting powerful computational

tools to extract functional information from the data, which are highly

dynamic. Therefore, the key objective of this interdisciplinary project is

to apply dynamic system theory in modelling and filtering for gene expression.

Applicants must have (or hope to get) a First or Upper Second Class Degree

or Masters Degree (preferred) in the areas of computer science, mathematics,

statistics, biology, electrical engineering, or related subject area.

Practical knowledge of control theory, stochastic analysis or biology would

clearly be an asset. The successful candidate will join the Intelligent Data

Analysis http://www.brunel.ac.uk/~csstxhl/IDA/ (IDA) research group.

Informal enquiries about the position may be made to Dr. Zidong Wang either

by e-mail ( Zidong.Wang@brunel.ac.uk) or phone (01895-274000x3492)

Application Details

Applications are invited for these two three-year, fully funded PhD posts

(suitable for any UK/EU citizen). The studentship will be funded at the

normal rate (full home student fees + =A39250 per year living expenses), with

the opportunity of undertaking additional paid undergraduate teaching. The

start date will be 18/2/03 but is negotiable.

Please send two copies of your CV and covering letter giving the names of

two academic referees, before the 13th of January 2003 to:

Ms. Julie Whittaker

Department of Information Systems and Computing

Brunel University

Uxbridge,

Middlesex

UB8 3PH, U.K.

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From: Thomas Hogan <hogan@math.ohio-state.edu>

Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 15:09:45 -0500 (EST)

**Subject: Contents, Journal of Approximation Theory**

Table of Contents: J. Approx. Theory, Volume 118, Number 2, October 2002

D. S. Lubinsky

On weighted mean convergence of Lagrange interpolation for general arrays

153--162

Igor E. Pritsker

Derivatives of Faber polynomials and Markov inequalities

163--174

O. M. Martinov

Constants of strong unicity of minimal projections onto some

two-dimensional subspaces of $l_\infty^{(4)}$

175--187

S. P. Sidorov

On some extremal properties of Lagrange interpolatory polynomials

188--201

Dai Feng, Wang Kunyang, and Yu Chunwu

On a conjecture of Ditzian and Runovskii

202--224

D. H. Armitage

Universal overconvergence of polynomial expansions of harmonic functions

225--234

Andr\'{a}s Kro\'{o}

Markov-type inequalities for surface gradients of multivariate polynomials

235--245

I. Bruj and G. Schmieder

Matrix mean series in terms of boundary orthogonal systems and functions

in the classes $H^\infty$ and $E^p$

246--256

Leonid Golinskii

Mass points of measures and orthogonal polynomials on the unit circle

257--274

J. M. Quesada, J. Mart\'{\i}nez-Moreno, and J. Navas

Asymptotic behaviour of best $l_p$-approximations from affine subspaces

275--289

Holger Dette

Strong approximation of eigenvalues of large dimensional Wishart

matrices by roots of generalized Laguerre polynomials

290--304

Aicke Hinrichs

Approximation numbers of identity operators between symmetric sequence spaces

305--315

J. M. Quesada, J. Mart\'{\i}nez-Moreno, J. Navas, and J. Fern\'{a}ndez-Ochoa

Rate of convergence of the linear discrete P'{o}lya 1-algorithm

316--329

Author index for Volume 118

330

Table of Contents: J. Approx. Theory, Volume 119, Number 1, November 2002

Du\v{s}an Repov\v{s} and Pavel V. Semenov

On strong approximations of usc nonconvex-valued mappings

1--17

Lorenzo D'Ambrosio

Approximation of $*$weak-to-norm continuous mappings

18--40

Venancio Alvarez, Domingo Pestana, Jos\'{e} M. Rodr\'{\i}guez, and Elena Romera

Weighted Sobolev spaces on curves

41--85

Yong Jia Xu

The complex spline approximation of singular integral operators over an open arc

86--109

Margit R\"{o}sler and Marcel de Jeu

Asymptotic analysis for the Dunkl kernel

110--126

Note

Andr\'{a}s Kro\'{o}

Density of extremal sets in multivariate Chebyshev approximation

127--131

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From: George Anastassiou <anastasg@msci.memphis.edu>

Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 16:32:46 -0600

**Subject: Contents, Journal of Computational Analysis and Applications**

CONTENTS J.of Computational Analysis and Applications VOL.4,2002,#4 (Kluwer)

1)"Optimal Policies for investment with time-varying return

distributions",by Doncho S.Donchev, Svetlozar T.Rachev and Douglas

G.Steigerwald, 269

2)"Some further generalizations of Ostrowski inequality for Holder

functions and functions with bounded derivatives",by L.J.Dedic,M.Matic

and J.Pecaric, 313

3)"Quadrature Formulas for Refinable functions and Wavelets II:Error

Analysis",by Arne Barinka,Titus Barsch,Stephan Dahlke,Mario Mommer

and Michael Konik, 339

4)"On the right-definite and left-definite spectral theory of the

Legendre polynomials",by J.Arvesu,L.L.Littlejohn and F.Marcellan, 363

5)"A Rational Triplic form for the Exponential",by Nassar H.S.Haidar, 389

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From: SibJNM <sibjnm@oapmg.sscc.ru>

Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 17:13:42 +0600

**Subject: Contents, Siberian Journal of Numerical Mathematics**

CONTENTS, Siberian Journal of Numerical Mathematics

Volume 5, No. 4, 2002

For information to contributors and about subscriptions

see http://www.sscc.ru/SibJNM/

Kokurin M.Yu., Kljuchev V.V.

Necessary conditions for a given convergence rate of iterative

methods for solution of linear ill-posed operator equations in

a Banach space

(in Russian), pp.295-310

Malyshkin G.N.

Mathematical model of disperse medium to simulate attenuation of

non-scattered radiation

(in Russian), pp.311-330

Makhotkin O.A.

Simulation of points uniformly distributed in polygons

(in Russian), pp.331-350

Namm R.V., Sachkoff S.A.

On a stable duality scheme method for solution of the

Mosolov and the Miasnikov problem with boundary friction

(in Russian), pp.351-365

Popov A.S.

The search for the sphere of the best cubature formulae invariant

under octahedral group of rotations

(in Russian), pp.367-372

Racheva M.R., Andreev A.B.

Variational aspects of one-dimensional fourth-order problems

with eigenvalue parameter in the boundary conditions

(in English), pp.373-380

Shkarupa E.V.

The use of quantum computer for

global the integral estimation depending on a parameter

(in Russian), pp.381-394

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From: S. Friedla <sfriedla@wiley.com>

Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 11:16:49 -0500

**Subject: Contents: Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations **

Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations

Volume 18 - Number 6, 2002

http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/issuetoc?ID=3D99017163

Traian Iliescu, Volker John, William J. Layton

Convergence of finite element approximations of large eddy motion

pp. 689-710

Wu Xionghua, Ding Zhihong

Differential quadrature method for pricing American options

pp. 711-725

Yong-Ming Guo, Kenji Nakanishi, Yasuto Yokouchi

Rigid-plastic hybrid element analyses of the plane strain upsetting

pp. 726-737

Suh-Yuh Yang

On the subdomain-Galerkin/least squares method for 2- and 3-D mixed

elliptic problems with reaction terms

pp. 738-751

Murat Subai

On the finite-differences schemes for the numerical solution of two

dimensional Schr=F6dinger equation

pp. 752-758

H.T. Rathod, Md. Shafiqul Islam

Technical Note: Reduction of rational integrals related to linear and

convex quadrilateral finite elements

pp. 759-770

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From: Oleg Burdakov <olbur@mai.liu.se>

Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2002 17:10:25 +0100 (MET)

**Subject: Contents, Optimization Methods and Software**

Table of Contents

Optimization Methods and Software (OMS), Volume 17, Number 5 (2002)

Special 10th anniversary issue: Part I

Endre Boros, Khaled Elbassioni, Vladimir Gurvich and Leonid Khachiyan

Generating dual-bounded hypergraphs

749 - 781

A.V. Demyanov, V.F. Demyanov and V.N. Malozemov

Minmaxmin problems revisited

783 - 804

Jean-Louis Goffin and Jean-Philippe Vial

Convex nondifferentiable optimization: a survey focussed on the

analytic center cutting plane method

805 - 867

Andreas Griewank and Andrea Walther

On constrained optimization by adjoint based quasi-Newton methods

869 - 889

Abdel-Rahman Hedar and Masao Fukushima

Hybrid simulated annealing and direct search method for nonlinear

unconstrained global optimization

891 - 912

O. L. Mangasarian

A finite Newton method for classification problems

913 - 929

A.M. Rubinov, X.Q. Yang and A.M. Bagirov

Penalty functions with a small penalty parameter

931 - 964

M.V. Solodov and B.F. Svaiter

A new proximal-based globalization strategy for the Josephy-Newton

method for variational inequalities

965 - 983

Forthcoming papers and complete table of contents for the journal OMS:

http://www.mai.liu.se/~olbur/OMS.contents

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