- Today's Editor:
- Cleve Moler
- The MathWorks, Inc.
- moler@mathworks.com

- Midwest NA Day
- Announcement of the GSCI Digest
- Change of Address for I.Kaporin
- Collecting Information about Simulation Codes
- Some Bibliographies in Interval Computation
- UniCalc Solver
- YSMP and Sparse Solvers
- Test Problems for ODEs and DAEs
- SIAM Student Paper Prizes
- EPA Graduate Student Fellowships
- Conference on Computational and Applied Mathematics
- Multigrid Course 1995
- I. Babuska Prize Awarded
- Prague Mathematical Conference 1996
- New Journal, Yugoslav Journal of Operations Research
- 11th GAMM Seminar Kiel
- Templates Workshop
- Position at Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory
- Position at NC State University
- Position at Oxford University
- Positions at Daresbury Laboratory, UK
- Position at Stanford University
- Graduate Study in Scientific Computing at Huddersfield, UK
- Contents, Advances in Computational Mathematics

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

From: Ken Atkinson, Weimin Han, Florian Potra <atkinson@oak.math.uiowa.edu>

Date: Mon, 9 Jan 1995 14:49:26 -0600

**Subject: Midwest NA Day **

PRELIMINARY MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT

We are considering whether to hold a Midwest Numerical Analysis Day. It

would be on Saturday, April 15 or 29, depending on the response we receive

to this message. If you are tentatively interested in attending such a

meeting, please send a message to

whan@math.uiowa.edu

We are interested in any suggestions you have regarding this meeting. Also,

please state if you would be willing to give a talk at such a meeting.

Please respond as soon as possible, so that we can know whether to go ahead

with our planning. If there is a sufficient response, we will post a

another announcement, giving further information.

The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, Iowa. It is conveniently

reached by car on Interstate I-80, or by flying into the Cedar Rapids

airport, 20 miles to the north of Iowa City.

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

From: Ulrich Ruede <ruede@informatik.tu-muenchen.de>

Date: Fri, 13 Jan 1995 17:15:17 +0100

**Subject: Announcement of the GSCI Digest**

Announcement of the GSCI Digest

GSCI is the monthly newsletter of the special interest group

'Scientific Computing' of the Deutsche Mathematikervereinigung (German

Mathematical Association). However, GSCI is of course completely open

to anyone who is interested in scientific computing.

GSCI will accept and and distribute information which is of interest to

the scientific computing community, including announcements of books

and papers, workshops and conferences, job opportunities, mathematical

software and tools. Unlike other newsletters (like NaNet, Wavelet

Digest, MgNet, Opt-Net, SIAM's SC-Net, etc) the scope of GSCI is

scientific computing in general, including mathematics, applications

and computer science. Like the Belgian SCME digest, GSCI focuses on

topics of regional (German) interest. It will therefore accept

contributions in English or in German.

To be included in the permanent distribution list (which will

replace the present preliminary one), please send a message to

scicomp@informatik.tu-muenchen.de

Anyone interested, in particular also students and colleagues in

industry are invited to participate and subscribe to the GSCI digest.

If you have information which may be of interest to the

scientific computing community, please do not hesitate to send it to

the address given above.

Finally, please note that the German Scientific Computing Pages at URL

http://www5.informatik.tu-muenchen.de/sci-comp/home.html

provide a companion archive service in the World Wide Web,

including an archive of GSCI digests.

Uli Ruede

Institut fuer Informatik, Technische Universitaet,

D-80290 Muenchen, Germany, e-mail: ruede@informatik.tu-muenchen.de

Tel: +49 89 21058238, Fax: +49 89 21052022

URL: http://www5.informatik.tu-muenchen.de/persons/ruede.html

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

From: Igor Kaporin <kaporin@sci.kun.nl>

Date: Fri, 13 Jan 95 18:42:01 +0100

**Subject: Change of Address for I.Kaporin**

Dear na-netters,

please note my new addresses (valid since 13 Jan 1995 till 1 Mar 1995):

Igor Kaporin

Department of Mathematics

University of Nijmegen

Toernooiveld 1

6525 ED Nijmegen

THE NETHERLANDS

Phone: 31.80.65.29.87

Fax: 31.80.65.21.40

E-mail: kaporin@sci.kun.nl

On my new addresses in Russia since 3 March 1995 I will inform later.

Sincerely, I.Kaporin

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

From: John K. Prentice <john@quetzalcoatl.com>

Date: Fri, 13 Jan 1995 17:07:47 -0700

**Subject: Collecting Information about Simulation Codes**

I am writing a chapter on simulation tools for a book on computational

science (part of the D.O.E. CSEP project). This chapter deals with

the use of computer simulation codes for doing science. For example,

codes such as GAUSS, Spice, and DYNA. Part of the chapter will be

a survey of the simulation codes that are widely used in different

fields. Toward that end, I am collecting information from scientists

about what simulation codes they regularly use in their own research.

If you know of or use simulation codes in your research, I would much

appreciate a note about what code or codes you use. How do these

codes fit into your research and how important are they to your work?

Do they take the place of having to write your own simulation codes,

or merely supplement codes you develop yourself? Also, any information

about who produces the code and a contact name and phone number

(or e-mail address) would be very valuable. If you have information

about the codes I mentioned (GAUSS, Spice, and DYNA), I would appreciate

that too since I am not personally that familiar with them.

To clarify what I mean by simulation codes, I am thinking of codes

for modeling physical phenomena in a general way but targeted at

a specific field. For example, codes for doing general molecular

structure calculations, codes for modeling the structural response

of arbitrary solids (buildings, bridges, cars, whatever), or

codes for modeling groundwater flow. I am excluding from this

definition codes such as MATLAB, Maple, and Mathematica which

are not really physical simulation codes but rather general

mathematical tools.

Thanks!

John

John K. Prentice

Quetzal Computational Associates

3701 San Mateo N.E., Suite I, Albuquerque, NM 87110-1249 USA

Phone: 505-883-3706 E-mail: john@quetzalcoatl.com

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From: Kearfott R. Baker <rbk5287@interval.usl.edu>

Date: Sat, 14 Jan 1995 19:05:39 -0600

**Subject: Some Bibliographies in Interval Computation**

George Corliss has contributed several bibliographies of research papers

concerning various aspects of interval computations, as well as some related

Maple worksheets and technical reports, to the anonymous FTP site at:

interval.usl.edu

You are welcome to browse these. Please contact me at rbk@usl.edu if you

have any questions.

Sincerely,

R. Baker Kearfott, rbk@usl.edu (318) 482-5346 (fax)

(318) 482-5270 (work) (318) 981-9744 (home)

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From: Alexander Semenov <SEMENOV@iisnw.iis.nsk.su>

Date: Tue, 10 Jan 1995 14:22:37 NSK-7

**Subject: UniCalc Solver**

In the Russian Institute of Artificial Intelligence a mathematical

problem solver UniCalc is developed, based on a combination of

interval mathematics and an artificial intelligence field called

"constraint propagation". It is designed to handle arbitrary systems

of algebraic and algebraic-differential equations and inequalities,

possibly with imprecise or interval data. Important features of

UniCalc are that it does not require transforming the initial problem

to an another form more easy to solve and specifying an initial

approximation for systems of arbitrary complexity. UniCalc can handle

both real-valued and integer-valued problems, as well as problems

involving variables of both types. UniCalc is a multi-windowed

integrated environment including an editor, setup facilities, interval

graphics, symbolic differentiation subsystem, and a set of built-in

methods for solving differential equations.

The following types of problems can be solved with UniCalc: linear

and nonlinear systems of equations and inequalities, problems with

imprecise or interval data, integer-valued problems, optimization

problems, systems of differential and algebraic-differential

equations.

At present, versions of UniCalc have been implemented for IBM PC

compatible computers running MS DOS or MS Windows.

The demo-version of UniCalc (without graphics and differential

equations) for MS DOS is placed in the anonymous ftp area of site

ftp.rus.uni-stuttgart.de

in the directory

pub/systems/pc/windows/education

The software and additional information are compressed with:

PKZIP -P -R.

Please contact me if you have any questions or problems with UniCalc.

Alexander Semenov

Novosibirsk Division of

the Russian Research Institute of Artificial Intelligence

pr. Lavrent'eva 6, Novosibirsk, Russia, 630090

e-mail: semenov@iisnw.iis.nsk.su

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From: Levent Gurel <lgurel@ee.bilkent.edu.tr>

Date: Tue, 10 Jan 95 18:02:14 +0200

**Subject: YSMP and Sparse Solvers**

(1) Is the Yale Sparse Matrix Package (YSMP) in public domain?

Pointers on how to obtain YSMP will be appreciated.

(2) Need a Fortran-callable solver (either iterative or direct) for

sparse, complex, double precision (COMPLEX*16), symmetric and

nonsymmetric systems. Any favorites that you would like to suggest?

Thank you for your help.

Levent GUREL, Ph.D. e-mail: gurel@ee.bilkent.edu.tr

Assistant Professor Work: (90) (312) 266-4307

Bilkent University Fax: (90) (312) 266-4126

Dept. of Electrical and Home: (90) (312) 266-4778

Electronics Eng.

TR-06533 Bilkent, Ankara, Turkey

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

From: Jacques de Swart <Jacques.de.Swart@cwi.nl>

Date: Wed, 11 Jan 1995 16:05:35 +0100

**Subject: Test Problems for ODEs and DAEs**

Dear Colleagues,

A few weeks ago we posted a call for test problems for

testing new software for numerically solving IVPODEs

and IVPDAEs. Until now, 7 problems have been collected.

The test set has been made available by anonymous

ftp at the site ftp.cwi.nl in the directory pub/IVPtestset.

The directory contains Fortran 77 codes of several problems.

Drivers for the RADAU5 code by Hairer & Wanner are also

included. A paper describing the problems can be found in the

(compressed) file testset.ps.Z.

If you have any remarks, suggestions and/or other testproblems,

please write to one of the authors:

Jacques de Swart (jacques@cwi.nl)

Wolter van der Veen (wolter@cwi.nl)

Ben Sommeijer (bsom@cwi.nl)

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

From: Allison Bogardo <bogardo@siam.org>

Date: Wed, 11 Jan 95 15:09:02 EST

**Subject: SIAM Student Paper Prizes**

The annual SIAM Student Paper Prizes will be awarded during the

1995 SIAM Annual Meeting.

If you are a student or know of a student who would like to take

part in the competition, here are the details:

The authors of the three best papers in applied and computational

mathematics written by students and submitted to SIAM will be

invited to attend the 1995 annual meeting in Charlotte, North

Carolina, October 23-26. Each winner must present his/her paper

at the meeting and will receive a $750 cash award as well as

gratis registration for the meeting. Winners will be awarded

calligraphed certificates at a special prize ceremony at the

meeting. Papers must be singly authored and not previously

published or submitted for publication to be eligible for

consideration. To qualify, authors must be students in good

standing who have not received their PhDs at the time of

submission.

In submitting their work for publication, authors are asked to

consider SIAM journals.

Submissions must be received by SIAM on or before June 15, 1995.

Submissions, which must be in English, can be sent by regular

mail or fax. Each submission must include (1) an extended

abstract NOT LONGER THAN 5 PAGES (including bibliography); (2)

the complete paper, which will be used solely for clarification

of any questions; (3) a statement by the student's faculty

advisor that the paper has been prepared by the author indicated

and that the author is a student in good standing; (4) a letter

by the student's faculty advisor describing and evaluating the

paper's contribution; and (5) a short biography of the student.

Submissions will be judged on originality, significance, and

quality of exposition.

The winners will be notified by September 1, 1995.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Allison Bogardo

SIAM

3600 University City Science Center

Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688

Telephone: (215) 382-9800

E-mail to bogardo@siam.org

Fax to (215) 386-7999

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

From: Allison Bogardo <bogardo@siam.org>

Date: Thu, 12 Jan 95 15:24:57 EST

**Subject: EPA Graduate Student Fellowships**

1995 Graduate Student Fellowships

Sponsored by the

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites

applications for graduate fellowships in academic disciplines at

the forefront of environmental science and technology: the

physical, biological, and social sciences; mathematics and

computer science; and engineering. These fellowships are

intended to help defray costs associated with advanced

environmentally-oriented study leading to the masters or doctoral

degree. EPA expects to award approximately 100 new multi-year

graduate fellowships in 1995.

BACKGROUND

The mission of the EPA is to provide leadership in the nation's

environmental science, research, education, and assessment

efforts; make sound regulatory and program decisions; and carry

out effective programs and policies to improve and preserve the

quality of the national and global environment. Science and

technology are central to virtually every aspect of environmental

protection and seem certain to take on progressively greater

importance during the foreseeable future.

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must be citizens of the United States or its

territories or possessions, or lawfully admitted to the United

States for permanent residence.

EPA graduate fellowships are intended for students already

enrolled into a full-time graduate program at an accredited U.S.

college or university.

Women, minorities, and disabled students who are pursuing

graduate degrees in one of the eligible fields are especially

encouraged to apply.

TENURE

The term of a graduate fellowship is negotiated with students and

ordinarily covers a period of 9 to 12 months for each fellowship

year; funds for unutilized months are forfeited. Students

seeking a masters degree are supported for a maximum period of

two years; students seeking doctoral degrees are supported for a

maximum period of three years.

STIPENDS AND ALLOWANCES

The Graduate Fellowship Program provides up to $34,000 per year

of support. A maximum of $68,000 will be provided for masters

fellows (2 years) while doctoral fellows can receive up to

$102,000 in support (3 years). Individuals accepting this

support may not concurrently hold other Federal scholarships,

fellowships, or traineeships. The $34,000 annual support covers

stipend, tuition, and expenses as follows:

Stipends during 1995-96 will be $17,000 for 12-month

tenures and prorated monthly at a maximum of $1,417

for shorter periods. Stipends are paid directly to

the Fellow. At its discretion, each fellowship

institution may supplement a Fellow's stipend from

institutional funds in accordance with the supple-

mentation policy of the fellowship institution.

Tuition support will be up to $12,000 per year,

depending upon the policies of the fellowship

institution, paid directly to the institution.

An expense allowance of up to $5,000 (paid to the

institution) will be provided for the direct benefit

of the Fellow, e.g., for health insurance, books,

supplies, and travel to scientific meetings.

EVALUATION AND SELECTION

Each applicant will be evaluated in terms of his/her potential

for successful graduate study, as evidenced by academic records,

faculty recommendations, and career goals and objectives.

Applicants pursuing a masters degree will be evaluated further on

their outlined plan of study and/or proposed thesis research.

Applicants pursuing the doctoral degree will be evaluated further

on the technical merit of their plan of proposed dissertation

research and its relevance to the EPA mission. Panels of

scientists, mathematicians, and engineers selected by EPA will

perform the reviews.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested students may request an initial application from the

following sources:

Campus offices of Graduate Deans, Deans of Mathematics,

Science, and Engineering Departments, and Multi/Inter-

disciplinary Studies

or

Virginia E. Broadway

Attn: Graduate Fellowships

Office of Exploratory Research (8703)

Room 3102, NEM

401 M Street, S.W.

Washington, DC 20460

E-mail: broadway.virginia@epamail.epa.gov

Fax: 202-260-0211

DEADLINE

Deadline for receipt of application is FEBRUARY 13, 1995.

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

From: Heloisa Helena Marino Silva <HSILVA@nimitz.ibilce.unesp.br>

Date: Wed, 11 Jan 1995 16:20:01 GMT-03

**Subject: Conference on Computational and Applied Mathematics**

First Announcement

XVIII CNMAC-

CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS

To be held at

THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF PARANA AT CURITIBA - BRAZIL

Monday 28 August - Friday 1 September, 1995

The CNMAC is a national conference in the area of Computational and

Applied Mathematics organized by the Brazilian Society of Computational

and Applied Mathematics (SBMAC). This conference brings together every year

about 700 participants amongst researchers and students. The aim of

the conference is to present and discuss the new scientific and technological

developments in related areas of Computational and Applied Mathematics.

The conference will consist of invited lectures from brazilians and

foreigns researchers together with contributed papers, undergraduate

minicourses and workshops.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Persons wishing to contribute a paper for consideration

at the conference should send a copy of an extended resume, with

identification of the author(s), and 2 copies of complete work (or Technical

Report in case the work has not been published yet), without identification

of the author(s), to:

SECRETARIA EXECUTIVA DA SBMAC - RJ

Rua Lauro Muller, 455, Botafogo

CEP 22290-160, Rio de Janeiro, RJ

BRASIL

Phone: (021) 541.21.32 XT: 116

e-mail: sbmac@brlncc.bitnet

no later than April 15, 1995.

THE EXTENDED RESUME SHOULD HAVE:

. A maximum of 5 pages in A4 format, typed using single spacing, including

figures and references;

. Margins of 2,54 cm at all edges;

. A simple column of type pich 12;

. All pages should be numbered overleaf, with pencil.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Departamento de Matematica

CP 19081

CEP 881531-990

Curitiba-PR-BRASIL

Phone: (041) 366.23.23 XT 126/141

FAX: (041) 267.42.36

e-mail: rsbmac@inf.ufpr.br

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

From: mgkurs@gmd.de (Barbara Steckel)

Date: Thu, 12 Jan 1995 12:40:44 +0100

**Subject: Multigrid Course 1995**

GMD - Multigrid Course 1995

April 24 - 28, 1995

Bad Honnef near Bonn, Germany

The GMD (The German National Research Center for Computer Science)

will give a multigrid course on April 24 - 28, 1995 at Bad Honnef near Bonn,

Germany.

The principal lecturer is Professor Achi Brandt from the Weizmann

Institute, Rehovot, Israel, one of the pioneers of multigrid.

The other lecturers are members of the GMD multigrid research group.

The topics of this course will cover the basic principles of

multigrid, recent developments and applications.

The main scope of the course is to provide with an understanding of multigrid.

The visitor will, at the end of the course, be able to write a multigrid

program for model problems. Additionally, the course will supply with an

overview of multigrid application and recent research activities.

The course is especially designed for all those which have to solve partial

differential equations in practice.

For scalar linear elliptic model problems the efficiency of multigrid

algorithms was established at the very beginning of multigrid research.

These methods turned out to be the most efficient techniques for

solving elliptic partial differential equations. The theory states that

a multigrid solution is generally obtained in a time directly proportional

to the number of unknowns on serial computers.

The inherent locality of the multigrid components allows a very efficient

parallelization with nearly optimal speed up.

Multigrid, or more general multilevel computational methods

have evolved into an independent discipline by itself,

interacting with numerous engineering application areas and impacting

fundamental developments in several sciences. The recent past

shows an increased development of multilevel solvers for various areas,

including: aerodynamics, atmospheric and oceanic research, structural

mechanics, quantum mechanics and VLSI-Design.

For further information, please contact:

Barbara Steckel, Wolfgang Joppich

Gesellschaft fuer Mathematik und Datenverarbeitung (GMD)

Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing

Schloss Birlinghoven

53754 Sankt Augustin, Germany

Phone: (0)2241 14 2768 or - 2748

Fax: (0)2241 14 2460

E-mail: mgkurs@gmd.de

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From: Petr Prikryl <PRIKRYL@earn.cvut.cz>

Date: Thu, 12 Jan 95 20:56:29 MET

**Subject: I. Babuska Prize Awarded**

I. BABUSKA PRIZE AWARDED

In December 1994, the Czech Association for Mechanics and the

Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists first time awarded

the I. Babuska Prize for the best work in computer science

submitted by students and young scientists.

The Prize winner for 1994 is Dr Jan Chleboun from the

Mathematical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech

Republic in Prague. The work honored was his paper Hybrid

variational formulation of an elliptic state equation applied to

an optimal shape problem published in Kybernetika 29 (1993),

231--248, and his research report Primal hybrid formulation of

an elliptic equation in smooth optimal shape problems written

jointly with Dr R. M\"akinen from the University of

Jyv\"askyl\"a (Finland).

At the same time, two diplomas of honor were delivered to

Jaroslav Kruis from the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the

Czech Technical University in Prague for his diploma work

Solution of plate constructions by the $p$-version of the finite

element method and to Milan Sedlar from the Research Institute

of Pumps in Olomouc for his thesis Numerical solution of

incompressible viscous fluid in parts of a hydraulic machine by

the finite element method.

The prize as well as the diplomas will be awarded every year and

they are connected with a financial support.

The prize was established by an outstanding Czech mathematician

Ivo Babuska. He was born in Prague in 1926 and after

graduating from the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Czech

Technical University in Prague he started his work in the

Mathematical Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences.

He was appointed professor at the Charles University in Prague

in 1968 and since fall 1968 he has been working at the

University of Maryland, College Park, MD (U.S.A.) where he was

appointed professor.

His scientific work is focused on numerical and applied

mathematics and computational mechanics, and their use in

practice. His results in the finite element method belong to

the fundamentals of the method. He is the author of several

monographs and has initiated several famous scientific meetings

both in Europe and the United States. He established the

journal Applications of Mathematics (formerly Aplikace

matematiky) in 1956. Last year he was awarded the G. Birkhoff

Medal. He was also awarded the degree of Doctor of Science

Honoris Causa by the University of Westminster in London in

1994.

Karel Segeth

segeth@earn.cvut.cz

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

From: Petr Prikryl <PRIKRYL@earn.cvut.cz>

Date: Thu, 12 Jan 95 21:01:18 MET

**Subject: Prague Mathematical Conference 1996**

PRAGUE MATHEMATICAL CONFERENCE 1996

in honor of the 70th birthdays of

Ivo Babuska, Miroslav Fiedler, Jaroslav Kurzweil, and Vlastimil

Ptak,

to be held in Prague, Czech Republic, on July 8 -- 12, 1996

PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Mathematical Institute of the Academy of Sciences, the

Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University,

the Institute of Computer Science of the Academy of Sciences and

the Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists, in cooperation

with the Patriae Foundation, will organize a Prague Mathematical

Conference in July 1996.

The aim of the conference is to bring together people from

different disciplines who work in the fields of ordinary and

partial differential equations, linear algebra, and functional

analysis and people who are interested in the numerical

treatment of problems from these fields and their applications.

Invited lectures will be given in honor of Professor Ivo

Babuska, Professor Miroslav Fiedler, Professor Jaroslav

Kurzweil, and Professor Vlastimil Ptak, who laid the foundations

of several branches of modern mathematics, on the occasion of

their 70th birthdays.

The five-day program will consist of invited lectures, short

communications in parallel sessions, and poster sessions. The

Organizing Committee headed by K. Segeth will distribute further

information in the spring of 1995.

Contact address:

Prague Mathematical Conference 1996, Mathematical Institute of

the Academy of Sciences, Zitna 25, CZ-115 67 Praha 1, Czech

Republic

Phone: (+42 2) 2421 3973 Fax: (+42 2) 2422 7633

E-mail: pmc96@earn.cvut.cz

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

From: Gradimir V. Milovanovic <milovanovic@iprvs1.univ-pau.fr>

Date: Thu, 12 Jan 1995 23:19:07 EST

**Subject: New Journal, Yugoslav Journal of Operations Research**

YUGOSLAV JOURNAL OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH -- YUJOR

An international journal dealing with theoretical and computational aspects

of operations reseach, systems science and management science.

YUJOR is published semiannually, two numbers in one volume, approximately

150 pages per issue, i.e., 300 pages per volume

Editors: J. Petric, R. Petrovic and J. Vuleta

Aims & Scope

YUJOR publishes refereed papers describing significant results in OR,

systems and management sciences, whether theoretical or empirical,

mathematical or descriptive. The international editorial board particularly

welcomes manuscripts devoted to applications involving novel ideas and

relations with future information technologies.

YUJOR publishes contributed papers, survey papers, tutorial exposition

and technical notes. The Journal also has papers devoted to book reviews,

calendars of the forthcoming events and short messages about the related

activities in the professional fields.

A selection of papers from Volumes 1-4/1991-1994

S. ZLOBEC: Characterizing Optimality in Nonconvex Optimization,

Vol.1 (1991) 3-14.

P. HANSEN, and N. MLADENOVIC: A Comparison of Algorithms for the Maximum

Clique Problem, Vol.2 (1992) 3-11.

V. BURKOV, and M. RUBINSTEIN: Combinatorial Methods for Portional Resource

Distribution, Vol.2 (1992) 13-32.

E. JOHNSON, and G. NEMHAUSER: Recent Developments and Future Directions in

Mathematical Programming, Vol.2 (1992) 143-162.

C. PAPPIS, and G. ADAMOPOULOS: Scheduling Under the Due Date Criterion

with Varying Penalties for Lateness, Vol.3 (1993) 189-198.

B. PAPATHANASSIOU, and F. N. PAVLIDOU: Optimal Location of Production Centers,

Interconnected Materials and Products Allocation, Vol.4 (1994) 19-26.

Subscription information

Price per volume 60 USD for Volumes 1-4, 1991-1994, YU ISSN 0354-0243,

in 2 issues, postage/handling included. For subscriptions or for a free

sample copy kindly contact

YUJOR Editorial Office

University of Belgrade, Faculty of Organizational Sciences

11000 Belgrade, Jove Ilica 154, Yugoslavia

Tel + 38111-465855 Fax +38111-461221

E-mail: petric@fon.fon.bg.ac.yu

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

From: Jens Burmeister <jb@informatik.uni-kiel.d400.de>

Date: Fri, 13 Jan 1995 11:30:01 +0100

**Subject: 11th GAMM Seminar Kiel**

Dear colleagues,

if you are interested in the programme of the

11th GAMM-Seminar Kiel

Numerical Treatment of Coupled Systems

January 20th to 22nd, 1995,

Kiel, Germany,

(Chairmanship: W. Hackbusch (Kiel, Germany), G.Wittum (Stuttgart))

please send a short message to jb@informatik.uni-kiel.d400.de .

Greetings from Kiel, Jens Burmeister

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

From: Jack Dongarra <dongarra@cs.utk.edu>

Date: Fri, 13 Jan 1995 09:09:46 -0500

**Subject: Templates Workshop**

WORKSHOP CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

TEMPLATES: BUILDING BLOCKS FOR PORTABLE PARALLEL APPLICATIONS

February 6, 1995

FRONTIERS '95

The Fifth Symposium on the Frontiers of Massively Parallel Computing

sponsored by the IEEE

McLean Hilton, McLean, VA

ORGANIZED BY:

Jack Dongarra/Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville

Robert Ferraro/Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Geoffrey Fox/Syracuse Univ.

WORKSHOP THEME

The term "Templates" has recently gained attention in the parallel

processing community, yet is an evolving concept with several definitions.

The primary motivation for constructing templates is to rapidly infuse

into common usage state-of-the-art algorithms in a form which can be

adapted to specific application requirements. This implies that the

template retains the desired numerical properties but is cast in a form

which is independent of parallel architecture, data layout, and programming

language. Many users would like to see templates go beyond pseudo-code,

which can be found in textbooks and research papers, to become objects

which are directly compilable on multiple architectures. This workshop will

explore the issues involved in constructing an algorithm template which is

portable, scalable, and adaptable to application requirements, yet retains

the numerical properties which make the algorithm desirable in the first

place.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The success of this workshop will depend on the participation of a mix of

scientists who write parallel applications, parallel numerical algorithms

researchers, and parallel programming environments researchers. Persons from

these communities with an interest in portability, pedagogy, and maximizing

reusability of parallel algorithms are invited to attend. Computational

scientists are particularly encouraged to voice their requirements.

AGENDA

This is a half-day workshop in conjunction with Frontiers '95, consisting

of invited presentations and an open discussion among all participants.

To properly explore the workshop theme, the organizers have invited experts

in certain topics to address the problems applications writers face in

1) constructing portable parallel applications, 2) using "state of the art"

parallel algorithms, and 3) reusing "state of the art" numerical methods

developed by others or for different applications. The invited presentations

are:

Traditional Libraries Lennart Johnsson Harvard U & Thinking Machines Corp.

Benchmarks/Kernels Tony Hey University of Southampton

Algorithm Templates James Demmel UC Berkeley

Class Libraries Roldan Pozo NIST

Archetypes Dan Meiron Caltech

REGISTRATION

The facilities will limit attendance to approximately 60 participants, so

advanced registration for the workshop is required. To register for this

workshop, send email to

<ferraro@zion.jpl.nasa.gov>

Also, be sure to check the Templates Workshop on your Frontiers '95

Conference Registration form. Conference information, including registration

and hotel forms, may be obtained via the WWW at

http://www.cs.umd.edu/projects/hpsl/announcements/front95.html

or via anonymous FTP at

cs.umd.edu:pub/hpsl/frontiers95/

There is no additional fee for registering for the Templates Workshop.

So advance register for the Templates Workshop, and Frontiers '95 today!

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From: R. G. Anisko <abushuma@bettis.gov>

Date: Jan 9,1995

**Subject: Position at Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory**

We have a position at Bettis for a creative mathematician or numerical

analyst with a strong potential and a strong background in computational

methods (Iterative Methods) for very large linear and non-linear systems.

The candidate should have experience in preconditioned conjugate gradient

methods, multigrid methods, or domain decomposition methods. The candidate

should also be able to interact well with others and will participate in

developing and applying state-of-the-art methods for effective solution of

large problems on advanced computer architectures.

We currently have state-of-the-art supercomputers and are investigating

the next generation.

The Mathematics Section at Bettis currently has two numerical analysts

and over 40 programers, some with Ph.D.'s. The position is for a

numerical analyst with a PH.D. Our numerical analysts provide mathematical

consultation and needed support to our programing groups and to various

engineers and scientists in the Laboratory. They also develop numerical

methods and computational algorithms to solve practical problems in

the nuclear, structural, fluid flow and other areas. We are looking for the

best recent Ph.D. we can find who would match these needs.

Bettis is a national laboratory operated by Westinghouse for the U.S.

Department of Energy. We are 10 miles from downtown Pittsburgh, PA.

Bettis is an equal opportunity employer.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

The potential candidate may call Bob Anisko (800-296-5002 ext. 5723).

Please send or Fax resume (FAX 412-476-6466) to the following address:

Mr. R. G. ANISKO

Bettis Atomic Power Laboratoy

P. O. Box 79, ZAP 22A

W. Mifflin, PA 15122-0079

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From: Tim Kelley <Tim_Kelley@ncsu.edu>

Date: Mon, 9 Jan 95 08:10:46 EST

**Subject: Position at NC State University**

North Carolina State University

Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at North Carolina State University

expects to make an faculty appointment at the level of assistant

professor or higher in computational fluid dynamics

starting July 1, 1995 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applicants for a junior level position should have research

experience beyond the Ph. D. Applicants for a senior position

should have an outstanding research record and a well established

research program.

The intellectual climate for applied mathematics and

numerical analysis at NCSU is lively and challenging. Our group

consists of over thirty faculty members (within a Department of

over sixty faculty) and many graduate students and

postdocs.

The group has research programs in biomathematics, differential algebraic

equations, integral equations, numerical linear algebra, numerical

optimization/nonlinear equations, ordinary and partial differential

equations, control, and parallel computing.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to interact with

active groups in control of fluids, simulation of granular flow,

and flow through porous media, and to become a member of the

Center for Research in Scientific Computation which facilitates

interaction between the faculty in the Mathematics Department and

other research institutions and industry.

Faculty in the NCSU Mathematics Department have access to the high

performance computing and visualization facilities at the North

Carolina Supercomputing Program.

Applicants should send a vita and have three letters of recommendation

sent to

C. T. Kelley

Department of Mathematics, Box 8205,

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC 27695-8205.

Phone: 919-515-7163.

FAX: 919-515-3798.

E-mail: Tim_Kelley@ncsu.edu

North Carolina State University is an equal opportunity and

affirmative action employer. In its commitment to diversity and

equity, North Carolina State University seeks applications from

women, minorities, and the disabled.

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From: Shirley Day <Shirley.Day@comlab.ox.ac.uk>

Date: Tue, 10 Jan 1995 08:41:01

**Subject: Position at Oxford University**

Oxford Parallel Research Officer

Oxford University Computing Laboratory consists of three main groups,

the Programming Research Group, the Numerical Analysis Group and

Oxford Parallel. It is a full academic department of the University and

at the present time there are twenty-seven academic staff, forty-five

research officers and sixty-five doctoral students, engaged in teaching

and carrying out research in computing science and numerical analysis.

Oxford Parallel, the Parallel Applications Centre of the University of

Oxford, has developed a parallel time domain electromagnetic code

which is capable of delivering broadband RCS predictions on

unstructured meshes for scatterers with complex geometries and is about

to begin new work aimed at improving the handling of boundary

conditions in such problems.

We seek someone with strong mathematical ability and some experience

in one or more of the following areas:

* electromagnetic computations

* numerical solution of pde's

* finite element or finite volume methods on unstructured

tetrahedral meshes

* absorbing boundary conditions.

The ideal candidate will already be a good Fortran programmer with

experience of parallel programming, but we will provide training in

these aspects if necessary.

We seek a Research Officer, preferably with a PhD or MSc in some

aspect of computation, who is able to express the fruits of their research

in practical form.

Salary be on the experience related RS1A scale, currently #13,941 to

#20,953 per annum.

Applications, stating the post being applied for, should be in the form of

a full curriculum vitae together with the names of two referees. They

should be sent to arrive before the closing date of 25th January 1995, to:

The Administrator, Oxford University Computing Laboratory, Wolfson

Building, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QD.

Oxford University is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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From: Y. F. Hu <Y.F.Hu@dl.ac.uk>

Date: Tue, 10 Jan 1995 11:52:35 GMT

**Subject: Positions at Daresbury Laboratory, UK**

Vacancies: Computational Scientists and Engineers

Daresbury Laboratory, DRAL, Warrington, UK.

The Theory and Computational Science Division at Daresbury Laboratory has

vacancies for three computational scientists/engineers to work in the areas of

- Chemical Reactions and Energy Exchange Processes

- Combustion Modelling using direct simulations and detailed chemical kinetics

- Large Eddy Simulation in complex geometries

The Laboratory has a world-wide reputation in the scientific application of

novel architecture computing, operating a UNIX network with local access to

Intel iPSC/860-64 and Meiko CS1-10 parallel processors, IBM and HP workstation

clusters with Ethernet, FDDI and ATM local area networks, and advanced

workstations including IBM, Silicon Graphics, DEC and SUN.

The successful candidates will work within consortia set up to exploit the

256-processor CRAY T3D computer recently installed at the University of

Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre as part of the national

High Performance Computing Initiative. They will be responsible for the optimal

implementation of computer codes, mainly written in the Fortran-77 language,

and parallelisation of codes belonging to the consortia for the T3D.

This will involve working with other consortium

members based at leading University sites

and also support staff at Daresbury and EPCC.

Candidates should have a good degree in either the physical sciences, engineering,

mathematics or computer science, and

preferably a Ph.D. in a subject related to one of the above areas or in

molecular electronic structure theory.

Experience of working with large-scale computer codes,

preferably on parallel UNIX systems, would be an advantage. A knowledge

of PVM, MPI, C, C++, Fortran-90 or HPF is desirable.

These post-doctoral appointments will be made at the Higher Scientific Officer

level for a period of two years on a performance-related salary scale

starting at 13,025 pounds to

18,911 poundsdepending on experience and qualifications. There is a non-

contributory superannuation scheme, a generous leave allowance and

a flexible working hours scheme. The possibility for job extension or

permanent recruitment exist at the end of the fixed term.

Further information can be obtained from Dr. R. J. Allan on 0925 603207

or Dr. D. R. Emerson on 0925 603221.

Application forms quoting reference DL303 may be obtained from the Personnel

Officer, Daresbury Laboratory, Warrington, WA4 4AD, telephone 0925 603467

(24 hour answering service).

Closing date: 13/1/1994

In view of the urgency of the closing date please e-mail CV and application

letter to either r.j.allan@dl.ac.uk or d.r.emerson@dl.ac.uk. Please indicate

which if the three areas you would like to work in. The deadline may

be slightly extended due to the Christmas period.

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From: Sherry Tellam <Sherry.Tellam@Forsythe.Stanford.EDU>

Date: Tue, 10 Jan 95 11:44:44 PST

**Subject: Position at Stanford University**

Applicants may contact Professor Peter W. Glynn via email at:

glynn@leland.stanford.edu

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (RESEARCH)

Department of Operations Research

STANFORD UNIVERSITY

The Department of Operations Research, Stanford University, is

seeking applications for the position of Associate Professor

(Research) in connection with modeling and algorithm development work

in the Systems Optimization Laboratory. The successful candidate

will collaborate with a small group conducting research on planning

under uncertainty. The appointment may be held for a period of up to

six years, depending on performance and the availability of research

funding. This is a non-tenure track, externally-funded position,

which is not renewable. Initial external funding to support this

position is in place at the moment.

Applicants should display excellence in research through publications

in the stochastic mathematical programming area. In addition, they should

possess extensive experience in modeling and the implementation of

large-scale algorithms.

Letters of application and resumes should be addressed to:

Chairman

SOL Search Committee

Department of Operations Research

Stanford University

Stanford, CA 94305-4022

The deadline for receipt of applications is May 1, 1995. Stanford

University is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer

and especially welcomes applications from women and minorities.

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From: J. C. Mason <SCOMJCM@pegasus.hud.ac.uk>

Date: Wed, 11 Jan 1995 11:44:12 +0000

**Subject: Graduate Study in Scientific Computing at Huddersfield, UK**

HUDDERSFIELD MSc in SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING - IMMEDIATE VACANCIES

Funding is anticipated for a number of UK and European full-time

students able to start a one-year MSc in Scientific Computing in the

period Jan 23- Feb 6 , 1995 at University of Huddersfield, England.

Applicants need a first degree in a numerate discipline and some

programming experience.

The course involves 8 modules and a project/dissertation. Planned

modules are:

Numerical computing, Data approximation, Finite elements,

Software design, Software engineering approach, Computer graphics,

and a choice of 2 from

Neural networks, Formal specification of software,

Human computer interaction, Languages for artificial intelligence.

Those interested and available should immediately phone

Sue Forrester on 44+(0)484-472049 or John Mason on 44+(0)484-472680 ,

or Email to j.c.mason@hud.ac.uk

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From: Baltzer Science Publishers <publish@baltzer.nl>

Date: Thu, 12 Jan 1995 15:33:35 +0100

**Subject: Contents, Advances in Computational Mathematics**

Contents:

Advances in Computational Mathematics, Volume 2, No. III-IV, 1994 and

Volume 3, No. I-II, 1995 ISSN 1019 7168 Editors-in-Chief: John C. Mason &

Charles A. Micchelli

Contents Volume 2, No. III, 1994

pp 261-277: A parallel implementation of the restarted GMRES iterative

algorithm for nonsymmetric systems of linear equations

R. Dias da Cunha and T. Hopkins

pp 279-317: Time-marching numerical schemes for the electric field integral

equation on a straight thin wire

P.J. Davies and D.B. Duncan

pp 319-341: Acceleration property for the E-algorithm and an application to

the summation of series

M. Privost

pp 343-355: Hankel operators and best Hankel approximation on the half-plane

X. Li

Contents Volume 2, No.IV, 1994

pp 357-373: Parallel globally adaptive quadrature on the KSR-1

J.M. Bull and T.L. Freeman

pp 375-391: A planar minimax algorithm for analysis of co-ordinate measurements

D. Zwick

pp 393-405: The solution of orthogonal Procrustes problems for a family of

orthogonally invariant norms

G.A. Watson

pp 407-436: Numerical methods for eighth-, tenth- and twelfth-order

eigenvalue problems arising in thermal instability

E.H. Twizell, A. Boutayeb and K. Djidjeli

pp 437-459: Convexity of parametric Bezier surfaces in terms of Gaussian

curvature signatures

Z. Cheng and C.K. Chui

pp 461-477: A general extrapolation procedure revisited

C. Brezinski and M. Redivo-Zaglia

pp 479-491: On local and global sigma-pi neural networks. A common link

B. Lenze

Contents Volume 3, No. I-II, 1995

pp1-22: Two-scale symbol and autocorrelation symbol for B-splines with

multiple knots

G. Plonka

pp 23-40: Perturbed collocation and symplectic RKN methods

G. Ramaswami

pp 41-58: An algebraic approach to approximate evaluation of a polynomial

on a set of real points

V.Y. Pan

pp 59-88: An introduction to second degree forms

P. Maroni

pp 89-100: A unified approach to B-spline recursions and knot insertion,

with application to new recursion formulas

G. Walz

pp 101-113: A mixed finite element for the Stokes problem using

quadrilateral elements

M. Farhloul and M. Fortin

pp 115-135: Evaluation of a boundary integral representation for the

conformal mapping of the unit disk onto a simply-connected domain

S.N. Chandler-Wilde, J. Levesley and D.M. Hough

pp 137-145: Characterization of compactly supported refinable splines

W. Lawton, S.L. Lee and Z. Shen

pp 147-170: Curve design with rational Pythagorean-hodograph curves

H. Pottmann

Submissions of articles and proposals for special issues are to be

addressed to the Editors-in-Chief:

John C. Mason

Applied & Computational Mathematics Group, Royal Military College of

Science (Cranfield University) Shrivenham, Swindon, SN6 8LA, England

E-mail: mason@rmcs.cran.ac.uk

or

Charles A. Micchelli

Mathematical Sciences Department

IBM Research Center

P.O. Box 218, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA E-mail: cam@yktvmz.bitnet

Requests for FREE SPECIMEN copies and orders for Advances in Computational

Mathematics are to be sent to: E-mail: publish@baltzer.nl

Baltzer Science Publishers

Asterweg 1A

1031 HL Amsterdam

The Netherlands

tel. +31 - 20 - 6370061

fax. +31 - 20 - 6323651

e-mail: publish@baltzer.nl

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