- Today's Editor:
- Tamara G. Kolda
- Sandia National Labs
- tgkolda@sandia.gov

- Israel Koltracht, 1949-2008
- Announcing libFLAME 2.0
- Regularization Tools, Version 4.1 for Matlab 7.3
- New book, Handbook of Data Visualization
- New book, Guesstimation
- Workshop on Higher Order Methods, UK, May 2008
- Workshop: Tomographic Image Reconstruction, Manchester, Jun 2008
- Intl. Summer School on Numerical Linear Algebra, Spain, Jul 2008
- Grad Student Workshop: Mathematical Modeling in Industry, Aug 2008
- Call for submissions, UK e-Science 'Crossing Boundaries', Sep 08
- CARIPLO Workshop on Numerical Stochastic Programming, Sep 2008
- CFP: HiperIO'08 within IEEE Cluster 2008, Japan, Oct 2008
- Finite Element Conference (FEMTEC 2008), El Paso, Texas, Dec 2006
- Call for Papers for Banach J. Math. Anal.
- 2 PhD research fellowships and 1 postdoctoral fellowship, Norway
- Research Fellowship in Wind Turbine CFD at Glasgow University
- Contents, Commun. Comput. Phys. Vol. 3 No. 3 (fwd)
- Contents, International journal of numerical analysis and modeling
- Contents, Numerical Algorithms, Vol. 47, No. 3
- Contents, Inverse Problems, volume 24, issue 2, April 2008
- I Must Go Code in the C (poem)
- Subscribe, unsubscribe, change address, or for na-digest archives:
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From: Vadim Olshevsky <olshevsky@math.uconn.edu>

Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2008 20:22:43 -0400

**Subject: Israel Koltracht, 1949-2008**

With a great sadness, we regret to inform you that Professor Israel

Koltracht of the University of Connecticut died on February 17,

2008. He was 59.

Israel Koltracht received his Master's degree from the USSR Academy of

Sciences at Novosibirsk, and his PhD from the Weizmann Institute of

Science in Israel. He then went on to become a Research Associate at

Stanford University, which was followed by a similar position at the

University of Calgary.

Israel joined the faculty of UConn in 1987 and established himself as

an excellent researcher and teacher. He contributed much to

interdisciplinary research at UConn, particularly to cooperation

between the Mathematics and Physics departments.

In addition to his essential role in strengthening the UConn

Mathematics Department, Koltracht had an outstanding research career.

The results of his Ph.D. thesis were already impressive. He developed

a quite general theory for designing fast algorithms to find the

numerical solution of important classes of integral equations of a

second kind with structured kernels (including, for example,

displacement kernels, Toeplitz-plus-Hankel and semiseparable kernels).

Israel Koltracth produced a number of first-class results in the

theory of structured matrices, many of which laid the framework for

important further developments. For instance, in 1993 Gohberg and

Koltracht studied structured, mixed and componentwise condition

numbers, and applied their results to the structured conditioning of

Toeplitz and Vandermonde matrices. These results, which explained that

fast algorithms can potentially be much more accurate that the

standard ones, attracted a great deal of attention in the community.

Further, Israel Koltracht pioneered the design of linear cost

algorithms for semiseparable matrices, the area that has become the

chief focus of the structured matrices community in the last two

years.

During the last several years Israel Koltracht worked on applications

to physics, specifically on the design of numerical methods for

solving Schrodinger and Gross-Pitaevskii equations.

During his tenure at UConn, Israel supervised the thesis research of 8

Ph.D. students.

Isral Koltracht was buried at the Jewish Cemetery in Willimantic. He

is survived by his wife Marina, by his daughter Jane, and his son

Michael.

We have lost one of the leading experts in the field of structured

matrices, a truly irreplaceable colleague and a terrific friend.

Miki Neumann and Vadim Olshevsky

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From: "Robert A. van de Geijn" <rvdg@cs.utexas.edu>

Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 13:09:18 -0500

**Subject: Announcing libFLAME 2.0**

It is our pleasure to announce libFLAME version 2.0, available

2008/04/01. libFLAME is an infrastructure for developing dense

(including banded) linear algebra libraries for sequential and

multithreaded architectures. It includes an implementation of the BLAS

and "core LAPACK".

The primary goal of the FLAME project, a collaboration between UT-Austin

and UJI (Spain), has shifted from exposing systematic methods for

deriving algorithms to the problem of solving the programmability issue

that now faces us given the impending ubiquity of multicore

architectures. It targets the domain of dense linear algebra (most

easily summarized by "the functionality of libraries like the BLAS,

LAPACK, and RECSY"). To demonstrate the approach, a production-quality

library begin released has been developed.

A small subset of noteworthy changes made to libFLAME since version 1.0:

- An interface for programming "algorithms-by-blocks" called FLASH. (An

algorithm-by-blocks operates over matrices that are potentially

hierarchical, referenced and/or stored as sub-matrices). FLASH is now

fully supported with a basic set of utility routines, full

implementation of the level-3 BLAS, and major decomposition-based

operations.

- A control structure that allows developers to easily specify

multi-level algorithmic execution. The structure encodes variant and

blocksizes choices for computing subproblems, making it possible to

execute any sequential or parallel algorithm-by-blocks with recursion of

arbitrary depth without changing any algorithm code.

- A runtime system, SuperMatrix, allows transparent scheduling and

execution of algorithms-by-blocks to multithreaded architectures.

- Many improvements to the build facility.

- As before, there is an LAPACK computability layer (for sequential

execution only) so that libFLAME can be exploited without changing calls

to LAPACK in an application.

More information:

- Visit the FLAME website: http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/flame/.

- This release is available as Free Software, licensed under the LGPL.

- For a more complete list of updates, see

http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/flame/libFLAME/.

This release targets GNU/Linux and various flavors of UNIX. (Future

releases may be ported to Windows as well.)

Field Van Zee

Robert van de Geijn

for the FLAME team

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From: Per Christian Hansen <pch@imm.dtu.dk>

Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 12:05:09 -0500

**Subject: Regularization Tools, Version 4.1 for Matlab 7.3**

A new version of Regularization Tools is now avaiable from Netlib,

MathWorks' File Exchange, and my home page. The new version works

in Matlab 7.3, and the update is described in the paper

P. C. Hansen, Regularization Tools Version 4.0 for Matlab 7.3,

Numerical Algorithms 46 (2007), pp. 189-194.

A number of small bugs were fixed since version 3.0 was released.

In addition, the package was updated and new functions were added.

The major changes are:

1. Underdetermined problems are now allowed.

2. Two new test problems are included:

- 1-D gravity surveying, and

- 2-D tomography (leading to a sparse matrix).

3. Several new iterative regularization routines are available:

- ART (algebraic reconstruction technique),

- MR-II (a variant of MINRES with starting vector A*b),

with and without smoothing-norm preconditioning,

- RRGMRES (a variant of MINRES with starting vector A*b),

with and without smoothing-norm preconditioning,

- SP-LSQR (subspace preconditioned LSQR).

4. Two new parameter-choice methods:

- A new function for locating the corner of a discrete L-curve

that doesn't need the Spline Toolbox.

- A new function that uses normalized cumulative periodograms

of the residual vectors.

5. The name of the test problem ilaplace was changed to i_laplace.

The manual has been updated accordingly.

It is emphasized that many functions in Regularization Tools are still

primarily intended for small and medium size problems where it is feasible

to compute the SVD and/or the GSVD. For large-scale problems the iterative

methods should be used, possibly modified to fit the particular problem.

An object-oriented Matlab package, inspired by Regularization Tools,

is available from

http://www.imm.dtu.dk/~pch/MOOReTools/index.html

This package, called MOORe Tools (Modular Object-Oriented Reg. Tools)

is the result of two PhD projects at IMM. Feel free to try the package;

but notice that I cannot provide any support for MOORe Tools.

-- Per Christian Hansen, DTU Informatics

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From: Alfred Inselberg <aiisreal@post.tau.ac.il>

Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 01:08:42 +0200 (IST)

**Subject: New book, Handbook of Data Visualization**

"Handbook of Data Visualization"

Series: Springer Handbooks of Computational Statistics

Chen, Chun-houh; HÃ¤rdle, Wolfgang; Unwin, Antony (Eds.)

2008, XIV, 936 p. 569 illus., Hardcover

ISBN: 978-3-540-33036-3

Visualizing the data is an essential part of any data analysis. Modern

computing developments have led to big improvements in graphic capabilities and

there are many new possibilities for data displays. This book gives an overview

of modern data visualization methods, both in theory and practice. It details

modern graphical tools such as mosaic plots, parallel coordinate plots, and

linked views. Coverage also examines graphical methodology for particular areas

of statistics, for example Bayesian analysis, genomic data and cluster

analysis, as well software for graphics. Specialists from all over the world

have contributed papers on their areas of expertise to this volume.

Written for:

Researchers, practitioners

Keywords:

Data Visualization

Statistical Graphics

Best regards,

Al

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From: Julie Haenisch <julie_haenisch@press.princeton.edu>

Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 10:50:06 -0400

**Subject: New book, Guesstimation**

Below you will find a brief description of a new title published by

Princeton University Press. We hope that you will find this title of

interest to your members and will post our message to your discussion list.

Guesstimation: Solving the World's Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin

Lawrence Weinstein & John A. Adam

"Guesstimation is a delightful book that, page after page, gleams with

insight into the measure of all things--from house pets to lottery tickets

and from the kitchen to the cosmos. Meanwhile, the authors cleverly teach

you some fundamental chemistry, physics, and biology, leaving you

enlightened and curiously comfortable with all that once seemed intractable

in the world."--Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist at the American Museum

of Natural History, author of Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic

Quandaries

Guesstimation is a book that unlocks the power of approximation--it's

popular mathematics rounded to the nearest power of ten! The ability to

estimate is an important skill in daily life. More and more leading

businesses today use estimation questions in interviews to test applicants'

abilities to think on their feet. Guesstimation enables anyone with basic

math and science skills to estimate virtually anything--quickly--using

plausible assumptions and elementary arithmetic.

Read Chapter 1 and the table of contents at:

http://press.princeton.edu/titles/8625.html

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From: "hpworkshop" <hpworkshop@swansea.ac.uk>

Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 12:16:13 -0000

**Subject: Workshop on Higher Order Methods, UK, May 2008**

One Day Workshop on Higher Order Methods in

Computational Science and Engineering

Thursday 15th May 2008

Civil and Computational Engineering Research Centre,

School of Engineering, Swansea University. U.K.

http://engweb.swan.ac.uk/~cgledger/hpworkshop.htm

DESCRIPTION

The Wales Institute of Mathematics and Computation has kindly provided

funding to allow the organization of a one day workshop on higher

order methods in computational science and engineering. The workshop

will take place in the Civil and Computational Engineering Research

Centre within the School of Engineering at Swansea University on

Thursday 15th May 2008. It will consist of invited talks from key

experts in the field as well as a small number of contributed

presentations. The workshop aims to promote interaction and discussion

between U.K. industry and academia, although participants from outside

the U.K are also welcome to attend.

TOPICS OF INTEREST

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

* hp Finite elements

* Higher order discontinuous Galerkin techniques

* Spectral methods

* Efficient solvers and preconditioning techniques for higher order methods

* Mesh generation techniques for higher order methods

* Visualization techniques for higher order methods.

WEB SITE

A programme for the workshop will be available shortly on the workshop website:

http://engweb.swan.ac.uk/~cgledger/hpworkshop.htm

REGISTRATION

There is no registration fee for attending the workshop, although prospective

participants are kindly asked to register their interest in attending the

workshop by sending their contact details to the following email address.

Hpworkshop@swansea.ac.uk

CONTACT

Paul D. Ledger

Hpworkshop@swansea.ac.uk

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From: Marta Betcke <m.betcke@maths.man.ac.uk>

Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 12:49:58 -0500

**Subject: Workshop: Tomographic Image Reconstruction, Manchester, Jun 2008**

Workshop: New Directions in Tomographic Image Reconstruction,

30 June - 1 July, 2008, University of Manchester, UK

Tomographic image reconstruction, being a highly active research area

stimulated by a number of real- life applications, naturally employs

scientists with various backgrounds. This variety of applications has

led to a high degree of specialisation within each niche, possibly

preventing innovations to be sufficiently disseminated. This workshop

aims to provide a platform for interdisciplinary exchange of ideas and

techniques developed by different communities leading to the unveiling

of new directions in the field and hopefully triggering future

collaborations.

Our intended audience is wide, however we intend to keep a slight bias

towards mathematical yet practical aspects of imaging, gathering

specialists in inverse problems, numerical analysis as well as

practitioners to discuss topics such as sufficiency of data, stability

of reconstructions, x-ray scattering correction and inversion,

algebraic reconstruction methods, and image post-processing to name a

few.

The list of confirmed speakers includes: Simon Arridge (London, UK),

Rolf Clackdoyle (Saint-Etienne, France), Bernd Fischer (Luebeck,

Germany), Per Christian Hansen (Lyngby, Denmark), Ivana Jovanovic

(Lausanne, Switzerland), Frank Natterer (Muenster, Germany), Sarah

Patch (Wisconsin, USA), Vladimir Sharafutdinov (Novosibirsk, Russia),

Robert Speller (London, UK), Jared Tanner (Edinburgh, UK)

Further information is available online at

http://www.mims.manchester.ac.uk/events/workshops/TIR08/

If you are interested in participating in the workshop please send an

email to m.betcke@maths.man.ac.uk . Please note that the number of

participants is limited.

Organizers: Marta Betcke, Bill Lionheart, Wagner Muniz, and Phil Withers

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From: "Froilan M, Dopico" <dopico@math.uc3m.es>

Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 08:10:36 -0500

**Subject: Intl. Summer School on Numerical Linear Algebra, Spain, Jul 2008**

THE REGISTRATION PERIOD HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL April, 10.

Initiating a new line of activity, the SIAM AG on Linear Algebra, together

with SIMUMAT organizes its first Summer School on Numerical Linear Algebra

at the International Center of Mathematical Meetings in Castro Urdiales,

Spain, from July 21 - 25, 2008. Lecture series will be given on the

following subjects:

Krylov subspace methods for solving linear systems (Michael Eiermann)

Matrix methods in data mining (Lars Elden)

Mechanics and linear algebra (Rich Lehoucq)

Structured eigenvalue problems: modern theory and computational practice

(David Watkins)

Depending on funding, some travel support may be granted to selected

participants.

Further details can be found on the web site

http://www.simumat.es/SIAGLA2008/index.php

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From: Willard Miller <miller@ima.umn.edu>

Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 11:50:32 -0500

**Subject: Grad Student Workshop: Mathematical Modeling in Industry, Aug 2008**

Mathematical Modeling in Industry XII - A Workshop for Graduate Students

Application deadline: April 28 2008

The workshop will take place at the Institute for Mathematics and its

Applications (Minnesota), August 6-15, 2008. Students will work in teams

of up to 6 students under the guidance of a mentor from industry. The mentor

will help guide the students in the modeling process, analysis and

computational work associated with a real-world industrial problem. A

progress report from each team will be scheduled during the period. In

addition, each team will be expected to make an oral final presentation

and submit a written report at the end of the 10-day period. This year's

mentors are Christpher Bemis (Whitebox Advisors), Olus Boratov

(Corning Inc.), J. Michael Gray (Medtronic), Thomas A. Grandine (Boeing),

Anthony José Kearsley (National Institute of Standards and Technology)

Robert Shimpa (Medtronic) and Chai Wah Wu (IBM Research). A description

of the projects, a poster, and more information are available at

http://www.ima.umn.edu/2007-2008/MM8.6-15.08/

The IMA provides full travel support and local expenses.

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From: Bruce Boghosian <bruce.boghosian@tufts.edu>

Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 11:39:53 -0500

**Subject: Call for submissions, UK e-Science 'Crossing Boundaries', Sep 08**

'Crossing Boundaries: Computational Science, E-Science and Global

E-Infrastructures'

8-11 September 2008 in Edinburgh, Scotland

This is the principal e-Science meeting in the UK and brings together

researchers from all disciplines, computer scientists and developers

to meet and exchange ideas. The meeting is in its seventh year and

normally attracts between 500 and 600 participants. The theme for

this year's meeting is 'Crossing Boundaries: Computational Science,

E-Science and Global E-Infrastructures'.

Key proceedings papers will be published in two back-to-back editions

of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A in early 2009.

The general format of the meeting will include cross-community

symposia and workshops in key areas of e-Science, including:

* Delivering Grid Services - the role of Central Computing Services

* Infrastructure Provision for 'Grids' Infrastructure for Users

* Software Development for Scientific Applications: current and future

perspectives

* Information Assurance for the Grid: Crossing Boundaries between

Stakeholders

* e-Science Applications in Computational Science: Advancing Research

Across Scales

* Interactive e-Science to Support Creativity and Intuition in Research

* HPC Grids of Continental Scope

* Computational Biomedicine

* The Global Data Centric View

There will also be opportunities to present 20 minute talks. We

therefore call for abstract submissions for: (1) general papers not

attached to a particular workshop, and (2) workshop papers. The

submission deadline is 1 May 08.

Further details about the workshops and important information about

the submission and review process, including guidelines for authors

can be found at the web page

http://www.allhands.org.uk/2008/programme/call.cfm

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From: Coralia Cartis <Coralia.Cartis@ed.ac.uk>

Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 09:48:32 -0500

**Subject: CARIPLO Workshop on Numerical Stochastic Programming, Sep 2008**

CARIPLO Workshop on Numerical Linear and Nonlinear Stochastic Programming

An ICMS Associated Meeting

September 3 -- 5, 2008

THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, EDINBURGH, United Kingdom

http://www.icms.org.uk/workshops/cariplo

** Funding for young researchers and PhD students available from **

** the Cariplo foundation through the University of Bergamo. **

** See website for details **

This workshop aims to bring together, for training and networking

purposes, PhD students, young researchers and experts in the diverse

aspects of numerical linear and nonlinear stochastic programming.

This is the second workshop in a series of events supported by the

Cariplo foundation. A first meeting was held at the University

of Bergamo in April 2007 (Spring School in Stochastic Programming).

We invite presentations in all areas of numerical linear and nonlinear

stochastic programming.

# Keynote Plenary Lectures given by

Giorgio Consigli, University of Bergamo, Italy

Michael Dempster, University of Cambridge, UK

Alex McNeil, Heriot-Watt University, UK

Gautam Mitra, Brunel University, UK

Georg Pflug, University of Vienna, Austria

Marc Steinbach, University of Hannover, Germany

# Important Dates:

Early registration: 1 August 2008

Abstract submission: 1 August 2008

Application for Sponsorships: 15 June 2008

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From: Seetharami Seelam <sseelam@us.ibm.com>

Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 09:06:32 -0400

**Subject: CFP: HiperIO'08 within IEEE Cluster 2008, Japan, Oct 2008**

Second International Workshop on High Performance I/O Systems and Data

Intensive Computing

http://www.arcos.inf.uc3m.es/~jdaniel/hiperio08

to be held within IEEE Cluster 2008

Tsukuba, Japan. October 1st, 2008.

CALL FOR PAPERS

*Particular areas of interest include, but are not limited to:*

* High-performance storage systems technologies: Storage Area

Networks, NAS, Storage networks, active storage devices, ...

* Parallel and distributed I/O in clusters and Grids.

* Parallel file systems

* I/O optimization techniques for scientific and business applications.

* I/O interfaces and formats.

* New topics on I/O architectures for clusters and grids.

* I/O middleware in grids.

* New trends in clusters file systems.

* System architectures deployed in very large scale systems.

* Data driven applications.

* Performance and scalability.

* Reliability, availability, disaster tolerance.

* Virtualization.

IMPORTANT DATES

* Papers due: May, 5, 2008.

* Notification to authors: June, 15, 2008.

* Workshop dates: October, 1, 2008.

PUBLICATION

In proceedings through the IEEE Computer Society Press as part of the

Cluster 2008 proceedings

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From: "Solin, Pavel" <solin@utep.edu>

Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2008 09:52:14 -0600

**Subject: Finite Element Conference (FEMTEC 2008), El Paso, Texas, Dec 2006**

FEMTEC 2008 - CALL FOR PAPERS

December 8 - 12, 2006

The University of Texas at El Paso

http://servac.math.utep.edu/femtec_2008/home

We are pleased to announce the second international conference on Finite

Element Methods in Engineering and Science (FEMTEC 2008), to be held at

the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) on December 8 - 12, 2008.

The goal of FEMTEC 2008 is to advance the frontiers in performance and

reliability of finite element methods, and broaden their interdisciplinary

applications in engineering and sciences. FEMTEC has a single-session

format with limited number of participants.

Confirmed invited speakers:

* Randolph Bank, University of California at San Diego

* Pavel Bochev, Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, New Mexico

* Don Estep, Colorado State University, Fort Collins

* Jan Hesthaven, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

* Ronald Hoppe, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

* Raytcho Lazarov, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

* Mikhail Shashkov, Los Alamos National Labs, Los Alamos, New Mexico

Abstract submission:

If you are interested in attending the meeting, please submit your abstract

as soon as possible to the address femtec2008@math.utep.edu, using a Latex

macro available on the conference home page. Every abstract will be reviewed

but the process should not take more than one month after abstract submission.

Proceedings:

The editors of J. Comput. Appl. Math. (JCAM), ISSN 0377-0427, impact

factor 0.759, kindly agreed to publish the proceedings of FEMTEC 2008.

All papers will be subject to standard review process.

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From: Professor Mohammad Sal Moslehian <moslehian@ams.org>

Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2008 05:10:19 -0500

**Subject: Call for Papers for Banach J. Math. Anal.**

*** Call for Papers for Banach J. Math. Anal.***

Dear Colleague,

It is my pleasure to invite you most cordially to submit an original

research paper for possible publication in the open access electronic journal

"Banach Journal of Mathematical Analysis (BJMA)" and to promote our journal

among your fellow-workers and colleagues. A publishing of your paper will

contribute so much for the success of the journal. Kindly find more

information about how/where to submit a paper at

http://www.math-analysis.org

We are looking forward to receiving your contributions in the style file

of BJMA.

Sincerely yours

M. S. Moslehian

Editor-in-chief

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From: Helge Holden <holden@math.ntnu.no>

Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 08:29:35 -0500

**Subject: 2 PhD research fellowships and 1 postdoctoral fellowship, Norway**

One Postdoctoral Fellowship and two PhD Research Fellowship Positions

are available at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in

Trondheim. The grants are funded by the Research Council of Norway

through the project “Nonlinear Problems in Mathematical Analysis”.

For the postdoctoral fellowship, the grant period is normally two

years, but employment as a researcher for a shorter period may also be

considered. PhD Fellows are hired for a period of 3 or 4 years. For

both positions successful candidates are expected to start working

sometime between August 1, 2008 and January 1, 2009. The project will

be centred around current trends in the intersection between partial

differential equations and harmonic analysis, including relevant

aspects of complex analysis. Numerical methods are relevant.

Postdoctoral Fellows receive a gross salary between NOK 394 700 and

NOK 613 100 per year, while PhD Fellows receive a gross salary NOK 325

600 per year. Only written applications sent to Norwegian University

of Science and Technology, Faculty of Information Technology,

Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, NO - 7491 Trondheim, NORWAY,

marked IME 017-2008, will be considered. The deadline is April 15,

2008. For further information, please consult

www.math.ntnu.no/~seip/NoPiMA/

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From: "M. Sergio Campobasso" <m.s.campobasso@aero.gla.ac.uk>

Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2008 04:00:30 -0500

**Subject: Research Fellowship in Wind Turbine CFD at Glasgow University**

We are seeking a highly motivated Researcher to work on a research project

funded by the British Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

(EPSRC). This project also benefits from the collaboration with national and

international leading companies in the market of large and small wind

turbines. The research programme to be undertaken is an exciting and unique

opportunity to work in the rapidly growing scientific and technological

sector of renewable energy engineering.

The project concerns the implementation, validation and demonstration of a

novel CFD methodology for Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine (HAWT) unsteady

aerodynamics. The general framework is HAWT aerodynamic and aeroelastic

design based on the 3D RANS flow model. The primary objectives are to

enhance the accuracy and computational efficiency of high-fidelity

computational aerodynamics tools, and improve the understanding of complex

features of wind turbine unsteady flows.

The successful applicant should have a PhD in a relevant computational

engineering field with a strong emphasis on RANS-based CFD, and will have

significant expertise in CFD software design and development.

This post is available from May 2008 or as soon as possible thereafter.

More details are currently available at

http://www.cfd-online.com/Jobs/showjob.php?record_id=5611

Instructions for applying will be soon available via the Glasgow University

vacancy website.

For further details, please contact:

Dr. M. Sergio Campobasso

Tel. +44(0)2085477836 - E-mail: m.s.campobasso@aero.gla.ac.uk

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From: "Commun. Comput. Phys." <cicp@global-sci.com>

Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 19:32:10 +0800 (HKT)

**Subject: Contents, Commun. Comput. Phys. Vol. 3 No. 3 (fwd)**

Communications in Computational Physics (CiCP)

Volume 3, Number 3, 2008

http://www.global-sci.com/issue/contents/3/issue3.free.html

Regular Articles:

Irina Ginzburg, Frederik Verhaeghe and Dominique d'Humières

Study of simple hydrodynamic solutions with the two-relaxation-times lattice

Boltzmann scheme. Commun. Comput. Phys., 3 (2008), pp. 519-581.

http://www.global-sci.com/freedownload/v3_519.pdf

Yana Di, Ruo Li and Tao Tang

A general moving mesh framework in 3D and its application for simulating the

mixture of multi-phase flows. Commun. Comput. Phys., 3 (2008), pp. 582-602.

http://www.global-sci.com/freedownload/v3_582.pdf

H. T. Banks and Nicholas S. Luke

Modelling of propagating shear waves in biotissue employing an internal

variable approach to dissipation. Commun. Comput. Phys., 3 (2008), pp. 603-640.

http://www.global-sci.com/freedownload/v3_603.pdf

Chunxiong Zheng

An exact absorbing boundary condition for the Schrödinger equation with

sinusoidal potentials at infinity. Commun. Comput. Phys., 3 (2008), pp.

641-658.

http://www.global-sci.com/freedownload/v3_641.pdf

Michael McCourt, Nicholas Dovidio and Michael Gilbert

Spectral methods for resolving spike dynamics in the Geirer-Meinhardt model.

Commun. Comput. Phys., 3 (2008), pp. 659-678.

http://www.global-sci.com/freedownload/v3_659.pdf

Zhijun Tan, K. M. Lim and B. C. Khoo

An adaptive moving mesh method for two-dimensional incompressible viscous

flows. Commun. Comput. Phys., 3 (2008), pp. 679-703.

http://www.global-sci.com/freedownload/v3_679.pdf

Zhaoxin Gong, Huaxiong Huang and Chuanjing Lu

Stability analysis of the immersed boundary method for a two-dimensional

membrane with bending rigidity. Commun. Comput. Phys., 3 (2008), pp. 704-723.

http://www.global-sci.com/freedownload/v3_704.pdf

Ke Ping Li and Zi You Gao

Spatial correlation function in modular networks.

Commun. Comput. Phys., 3 (2008), pp. 724-733.

http://www.global-sci.com/freedownload/v3_724.pdf

Anne Gelb, Rodrigo B. Platte and W. Steven Rosenthal

The discrete orthogonal polynomial least squares method for approximation and

solving partial differential equations.

Commun. Comput. Phys., 3 (2008), pp. 734-758.

http://www.global-sci.com/freedownload/v3_734.pdf

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From: ijnam <ijnam@math.ualberta.ca>

Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2008 02:17:44 -0600

**Subject: Contents, International journal of numerical analysis and modeling**

*International journal of numerical analysis and modeling*

Special issue Dedicated to Professor Max Gunzburger on the occasion of

his 60th Birthday/*

*/*Volume 4, Number 3-4 (2007) --- Contents*

Foreword

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-00.pdf>*/

(with /* */ Max Gunzbuger

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/Max.pdf>'s

publication list)/**/ by Lisheng Hou............. i /*

* Benqi Guo and Ivo Babuska, * Mathematical framework for lattice

problems............307

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-01.pdf>

* Pavel Bochev and David Day, *A least-square method for consistent

mesh tying.. ............342

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-02.pdf>

*J. Borggaard, A. Hay and D. Pelletier, *Interval-based reduced-order

models for unsteady fluid flow..........353

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-03.pdf>

* J. Burkardt, M. Gunzburger and C. Webster, * Reduced order modeling

of some nonlinear stochastic partial differential equations .......368

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-04.pdf>

*Y. Cao, M. Hussaini and H. Yang, *Numerical optimization of radiated

engine noise with uncertain wavenumbers ..392

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-05.pdf>

* C. Chang and S. Yang, * Analysis of the [L^2, L^2, L^2] least

squares finite element method for incompressible Oseen-type problems

.....402

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-06.pdf>

*C. Cox, H. Lee and D. Szurley, *Finite element approximation of the

non-isothermal Stokes-Oldroyd equations .........425

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-07.pdf>

* Q. Du and X. Wang, * Convergence of numerical approximations to a

phase field bending elasticity model of membrane deformations

.......441

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-08.pdf>

*H. Zhou and M. Forest, *Nematic liquids in weak capillary Poiseuille

flow: structure scaling laws and effective conductivity implications

.........460

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-09.pdf>

* M. Forest, R. Zhou and Q. Wang, * Nano-rod suspension flows: A 2D

Smoluchowski-Navier-Stokes solver.. ........478

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-10.pdf>

*S. Guerrero and O. Imanuvilov, *Remarks on controllability of the

anisotropic Lame system ....489

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-11.pdf>

* G. Hetzer and A. Meir, * On an interface problem with a nonlinear

jump condition, numerical approximation of solutions ........519

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-12.pdf>

* Lili Ju, *Conforming centroidal Voronoi Delaunay triangulation for

quality mesh generation....531

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-13.pdf>

* A. Kunoth, M. Schlichtenmayer and C. Schneider, * Speed windsurfing:

modeling and numerics ........548

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-14.pdf>

*H. Lee, S. Lee and G. Piao, *Reduced-order modeling of Burger

equations based on centroidal Voronoi Tessellation ...........559

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-15.pdf>

* S. Manservisi, * An extended domain method for optimal boundary

control for Navier-Stokes equations .......584

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-16.pdf>

* S. Ravindran, * Stabilization of Navier-Stokes equations by boundary

feedback .............608

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-17.pdf>

* S. Yang, * Shooting methods for numerical solutions of exact

controllability problems constrained by linear and semilinear 2-D wave

equations ...625

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-19.pdf>

* V. J. Ervin, W. Layton and M. Neda, * Numerical analysis of a higher

order time relaxation model of fluids ........648

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-20.pdf>

* T. Svobodny, * Modeling and computation of pulsed laser materials

processing................671

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-21.pdf>

* K. Chrysafinos, * Discontinuous Galerkin approximations for

distributed optimal control problems constrained by parabolic PDE's

...690

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-22.pdf>

* L. Hou and H. Kwon, * Analysis and approximations of a

terminal-state optimal control problem constrained by semilinear

parabolic PDES ..713

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-23.pdf>

* Y. Saka, M. Gunzburger and J. Burkardt, * Latinized, improved LHS,

and CVT point sets in hypercubes ...........729

<http://www.math.ualberta.ca/ijnam/Volume-4-2007/No-3-07/2007-03-24.pdf>

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From: Claude Brezinski <claude.brezinski@univ-lille1.fr>

Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 10:33:34 +0100

**Subject: Contents, Numerical Algorithms, Vol. 47, No. 3**

Contents of Volume 47, Number 3, of Numerical Algorithms

An efficient algorithm for accelerating the convergence of oscillatory

series, useful for computing the polylogarithm and Hurwitz zeta

functions

Linas Veptas

Pages 211 - 252

Efficient eigenvalue computation for quasi-separable Hermitian

matrices under low rank perturbations

Yuli Eidelman, Luca Gemignani, Israel Gohberg

Pages 253 - 273

A verified inexact implicit RungeKutta method for non-smooth ODEs

Sayed Mahmoud, Xiaojun Chen

Pages 275 - 290

Connection coefficients between orthogonal polynomials and the

canonical sequence: an approach based on symbolic computation

Pascal Maroni, Zelia da Rocha

Pages 291 - 314

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From: Laura Smith <Laura.Smith@iop.org>

Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2008 11:24:36 +0000

**Subject: Contents, Inverse Problems, volume 24, issue 2, April 2008**

INVERSE PROBLEMS

Volume 24, Issue 2, April 2008

Article numbers: 023001--025028

Individual articles are free for 30 days following their publication on

the web. This issue is available at:

http://www.iop.org/EJ/toc/0266-5611/24/2

TOPICAL REVIEW

023001

Quantitative estimates of unique continuation for parabolic equations,

determination of unknown time-varying boundaries and optimal stability

estimates

Sergio Vessella

PAPERS

025001

On Wiener-type filters in SPECT

J-P Guillement and R G Novikov

025002

Iterative Runge--Kutta-type methods for nonlinear ill-posed problems

C B\"ockmann and P Pornsawad

025003

Function reconstruction from noisy local averages

Yu Chen, Jianguo Huang and Weimin Han

025004

The Gel'fand--Levitan theory for one-dimensional hyperbolic systems with

impulsive inputs

Wuqing Ning and Masahiro Yamamoto

025005

An inverse problem for a linear crack in an anisotropic elastic body and

the enclosure method

Masaru Ikehata and Hiromichi Itou

025006

Numerical implementation of the convexification algorithm for an optical

diffusion tomograph

Hua Shan, Michael V Klibanov, Hanli Liu, Natee Pantong and Jianzhong Su

025007

A simple method for solving the inverse scattering problem for the

difference Helmholtz equation

Yuri A Godin and Boris Vainberg

025008

Inverse scattering for gratings and wave guides

Gregory Eskin, James Ralston and Masahiro Yamamoto

025009

Direct and inverse problems for the generalized relativistic Toda lattice

and the connection with general orthogonal polynomials

A Gago-Alonso, L Santiago-Moreno and L R Pi\~neiro-D\' \i az

025010

An algebraic method for identification of dipoles and quadrupoles

Takaaki Nara

025011

The Radon transform on SO(3): a Fourier slice theorem and numerical

inversion

R Hielscher, D Potts, J Prestin, H Schaeben and M Schmalz

025012

Uniqueness and H\"older stability of discontinuous diffusion coefficients

in three related inverse problems for the heat equation

Olivier Poisson

025013

Zeroth-order inversion of transient pressure observations

D W Vasco

025014

Characterization of an elastic cylinder and an elastic sphere with the

time-reversal operator: application to the sub-resolution limit

Jean-Gabriel Minonzio, Franck D Philippe, Claire Prada and Mathias Fink

025015

Inverse scattering for an AKNS problem with rational reflection

coefficients

H Steudel and D J Kaup

025016

Numerical detection and reduction of non-uniqueness in nonlinear inverse

problems

Emanuel Winterfors and Andrew Curtis

025017

Recovering the mass and the charge of a Reissner--Nordstr\"om black hole

by an inverse scattering experiment

Thierry Daud\'e and Fran\cc ois Nicoleau

025018

Regularization by fractional filter methods and data smoothing

E Klann and R Ramlau

025019

Optical tomography problems at layered media

I V Prokhorov, I P Yarovenko and V G Nazarov

025020

Explicit solutions of the cubic matrix nonlinear Schr\"odinger equation

Francesco Demontis and Cornelis van der Mee

025021

Inversion formulae for the spherical mean in odd dimensions and the

Euler--Poisson--Darboux equation

Boris Rubin

025022

Designing arrays of Josephson junctions for specific static responses

J G Caputo and L Loukitch

025023

A Rao--Blackwellized particle filter for magnetoencephalography

C Campi, A Pascarella, A Sorrentino and M Piana

025024

Digital image deblurring with SOR

V N Strakhov and S V Vorontsov

025025

Efficient computation of the Tikhonov regularization parameter by

goal-oriented adaptive discretization

Anke Griesbaum, Barbara Kaltenbacher and Boris Vexler

025026

Weyl functions, the inverse problem and special solutions for the system

auxiliary to the nonlinear optics equation

Alexander Sakhnovich

025027

A systematic approach to robust preconditioning for gradient-based inverse

scattering algorithms

Sven Nordebo, Andreas Fhager, Mats Gustafsson and Mikael Persson

025028

Data-driven efficient score tests for deconvolution hypotheses

M A Langovoy

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From: Tim Davis <davis@cise.ufl.edu>

Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 08:27:55 -0400

**Subject: I Must Go Code in the C (poem)**

Enjoy a tall latte with your weekend sailing at C; below

are two excerpts. You can read the complete original poem

by Masefield, and my complete retake on C programming at:

http://www.cise.ufl.edu/~davis/Poetry/C.html

I Must Go Down to the Sea, by John Masefield (1902) (two excerpts)

I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,

And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,

...

And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying,

And the flung spray and the blown spume, and the sea-gulls crying.

...

I Must Go Code in the C, by Tim Davis (2008) (two excerpts)

I must go code in the C again, to the lonely C and VI,

And all I ask is a Linux box and a mouse to steer her by,

...

And all I ask is a tall latte with the white foam frothing,

And no flung err and no blown stack, and the C goes flying.

...

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