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From: Paul Abbott <>
Date: Tue, 29 Dec 1998 21:56:44 +0800
Subject: Spheroidal Harmonics

I am looking for the "best" Spheroidal Harmonics codes presently available.
I'm interested in both the Radial and Angular, Oblate and Prolate cases.

Also, a bibliography of Spheroidal Harmonics literature, especially that
which discusses the numerical analysis of such codes, would be very helpful.


Paul Abbott
Department of Physics
The University of Western Australia
Nedlands WA 6907


From: Antonio Costa <>
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 1999 09:39:53 -0000
Subject: Finding Singular Submatrices

Dear Sirs,

I am a PhD student working on mechanics. I have a problem of
Linear Algebra for which I do not know if there is a "solution".

This problem consists in detecting if a real square matrix is
degenerate. In other words, I would like to find an efficient method
to see if a real square matrix (generally nonsymmetric) has one or
more singular principal submatrices. Of course that the (basic) way
of calculation of all the 2**N-1 principal minors is not "possible" to
use for matrices of large dimension N. I should add that I am
not interested in checking if there is a principal minor exactly
zero but it is sufficient for me to detect if there is one (or more)
principal minors sufficiently close to zero.

Do you know if such a "smart" method exists?
Where should I try to find such a method/algorithm?
I sincerely hope that it exists!

I thank you very much in advance for your attention.

Yours sincerely,
Antonio Costa


From: Konstantin A. Nadolin <>
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 1999 13:18:17 +0300
Subject: Non-Boussinesq Models for Convection

Dear colleagues,

I'm seeking for partners to work together in the field of the
treatment the non-Boussinesq models for natural convection. My dream
is to organize an "virtual" international research group. (I haven't
pride to be a leader of it.) "Virtual" means that in the beginning
stage we can connect through Internet. As one of the aims of this
partnership, in my mind, is to win grants (as INTAS grants for
example) and to publish papers in prestige international journals. If
you interesting in this activity, if you want (and can) to be leader of
this group or if you have rights to participate in nice grant
competitions in this field of research e-mail me and enjoy!
I have a good experience in the analytical and numerical investigation
of various stability problems and experimenters welcome especially.

My e-mail:
Some information you can found in:

Konstantin A. Nadolin
Mechanical & Mathematical Dept.
Rostov State University.


From: Jun Zhang <>
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 1999 17:41:53 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Preconditioners for Complex Linear Systems

Dear Colleagues,

I am volunteering to help someone in industry to solve a
complex valued system of linear equations of the form

C x = b [1]

where everything are complex numbers. I know many iterative
methods, including Krylov subspace methods, can be operated
in complex numbers directly on [1]. Since I do not have any
experience in dealing with complex linear systems and I
have several preconditioners that work well with real matrices,
I converted [1] into an equivalent real valued system like

[ A -B ] [x] = [c] [2]
[ B A ] [y] = [d]

Now everything are real numbers. I then apply preconditioned
Krylov subspace methods to [2]. I can solve [2] without
any big problem, but such an approach does not seem
most suitable in terms of efficiency. Obviously, we can
do much better by exploiting special structure of [2]
and by using Schur complement approach.

Before I start developing any specialized method for
solving [2], I would like to get some opinion from experts
in solving complex linear systems as which equation is
traditionally solved, [1] or [2]. In other words, which
approach is more efficient: to solve the complex valued
system [1] directly by (complex) iterative methods, or
to solve a double size real valued system [2]?

Any responses will be highly appreciated.

Jun Zhang


From: Daniel Okunbor <>
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 1999 16:06:09 EDT
Subject: New Address for Daniel Okunbor

I recently relocated to Salisbury, Maryland. My new address is

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Phone: 410-651-6424
Fax: 410-651-6259

Daniel Okunbor


From: Thanh-Ha LeThi <>
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 1999 09:50:34 +0100
Subject: New Book, Efficient Solvers for Incompressible Flow Problems

Stefan Turek "Efficient Solvers for Incompressible Flow Problems - An
Algorithmic and Computational Approach", Lecture Notes in Computational
Science and Engineering Vol. 6, Springer-Verlag, due March 1999

ISBN 3-540-65433-X DM 149,00/U.S.$ 99,00 XIII, 310 pp

"This book discusses recent numerical and algorithmic tools for the solution
of certain flow problems arising in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD),
which are governed by the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations. It
contains several of the latest results for the numerical solution of
(complex) flow problems on modern computer platforms. Particular emphasis is
put on the solution process of the resulting high dimensional discrete
systems of equations which is often neglected in other works. Together with
the included CD-ROM which contains the complete FEATFLOW 1.1 software and
parts of the "Virtual Album of Fluid Motion", which is a "Movie Gallery"
with lots of MPED videos, the interested reader is enabled to perform his
own numerical simulations or he may find numerous suggestions for improving
his own computational simulations."

For further information, please contact:

Dr. Martin Peters Phone: *49-6221-487 185
Senior Mathematics Editor FAX: *49-6221-487 355
Tiergartenstrasse 17 E-mail:
D-69121 Heidelberg, Germany

Visit our Web site at


From: Kipp Martin <>
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 1999 16:21:22 -0600
Subject: New Book, Large Scale Linear and Integer Optimization

by Richard Kipp Martin, University of Chicago

Published November 1998 / Hardcover/ 760 pages

List price $169.00, adoption price for six or more copies for classroom use
- $95.00 / Prepublication price of $120.00 will expire on January 31, 1999

PART I/ Motivation and Chapter 1/ Linear and Integer Linear Optimization can
be downloaded for review purposes from the author's website at
<>. A brief description of the
book and table of contents is below:


There is a growing need in major industries such as airline, trucking,
financial engineering, etc. to solve very large linear and integer linear
optimization problems. Because of the dramatic increase in computing power,
it is now possible to solve these problems. Along with the increase in
computer power, the mathematical programming community has developed better
and more powerful algorithms to solve very large problems. These algorithms
are of interest to many researchers in the areas of operations
research/management science, computer science, and engineering. In this
book, Kipp Martin has systematically provided users with a unified treatment
of the algorithms and the implementation of the algorithms that are
important in solving large problems.

Parts I and II of Large Scale Linear and Integer Programming provide an
introduction to linear optimization using two simple but unifying
ideas-projection and inverse projection. The ideas of projection and inverse
projection are also extended to integer linear optimization. With the
projection-inverse projection approach, theoretical results in integer
linear optimization become much more analogous to their linear optimization
counterparts. Hence, with an understanding of these two concepts, the reader
is equipped to understand fundamental theorems in an intuitive way.

Part III presents the most important algorithms that are used in commercial
software for solving real-world problems. Part IV shows how to take
advantage of the special structure in very large scale applications through
decomposition. Part V describes how to take advantage of special structure
by modifying and enhancing the algorithms developed in Part III. This
section contains a discussion of the current research in linear and integer
linear programming. The author also shows in Part V how to take different
problem formulations and appropriately `modify' them so that the algorithms
from Part III are more efficient. Again, the projection and inverse
projection concepts are used in
Part V to present the current research in linear and integer linear
optimization in a very unified way.

While the book is written for a mathematically mature audience, no prior
knowledge of linear or integer linear optimization is assumed. The audience
is upper-level undergraduate students and graduate students in computer
science, applied mathematics, industrial engineering and operations
research/management science. Course work in linear algebra and analysis is
sufficient background.


Preface. Part I: Motivation. 1. Linear and Integer Linear Optimization.
Part II: Theory. 2. Linear Systems and Projection. 3. Linear Systems and
Inverse Projection. 4. Integer Linear Systems: Projection and Inverse
Projection. Part III: Algorithms. 5. The Simplex Algorithm. 6. More on
Simplex. 7. Interior Point Algorithms: Polyhedral Transformations. 8.
Interior Point Algorithms: Barrier Methods. 9. Integer Programming. Part
IV: Solving Large Scale Problems: Decomposition Methods. 10. Projection:
Benders's Decomposition Methods. 11. Inverse Projection: Dantzig-Wolfe
Decomposition. 12. Lagrangian Methods. Part V: Solving Large Scale
Problems: Using Special Structure. 13. Sparse Methods. 14. Network Flow
Linear Programs. 15. Large Integer Programs: Preprocessing and Cutting
Planes. 16. Large Integer Programs: Projection and Inverse Projection.
Part VI: Appendix. A. Polyhedral Theory. B. Complexity Theory. C. Basic
Graph Theory. D. Software and Test Problems. E. Notation. Bibliography.

Author Index. Topic Index.

The book can be ordered through the publisher's website at
<> or with the order form that is linked to the author's


From: Victor Ganzha <>
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 1999 11:01:51 +0100 (MET)
Subject: Workshop on Computer Algebra in Scientific Computing

The Second Workshop on Computer Algebra
in Scientific Computing
May 31 - June 4, 1999
Munich, Germany
First Announcement and Call for Papers

The methods of Scientific Computing play an important role in research
and engineering applications in the field of the natural and engineering

The importance of computer algebra methods and computer algebra systems
for scientific computing has increased considerably in recent times.
During the last decade, a new generation of general-purpose computer algebra
systems such as Mathematica, Maple, MuPAD and Axiom have been developed,
which enable the user to solve the following three important tasks within a
uniform framework of the same system:

symbolic manipulations
numerical computations

A further development of such systems, including their adaptation to
parallel environments, puts them at the forefront in scientific computing
and enables the practical solution of many complex applied problems in the
domains of natural sciences and engineering knowledge.

Topics for CASC unites many important questions and methods of Scientific
Computing and the application of computer algebra, like

numerical simulation using computer algebra systems
parallel symbolic-numeric computations
symbolic-numeric interfaces
symplectic integration
construction of approximate solutions of differential
equations and dynamical systems
symbolic-numeric methods in celestial mechanics and general
algebraic methods for nonlinear equations and inequalities
computer algebra methods in pure mathematics
computational group theory
applications to the theory of error-correcting codes
problem-solving environments for partial differential equations
algorithmic and complexity considerations in computer algebra.

The workshop is intended to provide a forum for researchers and engineers
in the fields of mathematics, informatics, numerical analysis, etc.
An important goal of the workshop is to unite all these specialists for the
purpose of an efficient solution of many current questions and problems in
advanced Scientific Computing.

Workshop co-chairs
Vladimir Gerdt (Dubna)
Ernst Mayr (Munich)

Program Committee
Victor Edneral (Moscow)
Marc Gaetano (INRIA, Sophia)
Victor Ganzha (Munich, co-chair)
Richard Liska (Prague)
Roman Maeder (Zuerich)
Yuri Matiyasevich (St. Petersburg)
Stanly Steinberg (Albuquerque)
Nikolay Vassiliev (St. Petersburg)
Evgenii Vorozhtsov (Novosibirsk, co-chair)
Paul S. Wang (Kent)
Volker Weispfenning (Passau)
Christoph Zenger (Munich)

Local Organizing Committee
Herbert Fischer
Victor Ganzha,
Ernst Mayr (chair),
Michal Mnuk (secretary),


It is planned to have proceedings published by Springer Verlag,
containing the full papers and available at the Workshop.

Important dates
15 Jan 1999
Submission of the full paper (up to 20 pages)
or extended abstract (up to 4 pages)
20 Feb 1999
Notification of acceptance
20 March 1999
Camera-Ready papers must be received
2 May 1999
Deadline for advance registration at Workshop

Further, up-to-date information is available at


From: Greg Fasshauer <>
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 1999 15:50:49 -0600 (EST)
Subject: Midwest Numerical Analysis Day 1999

Saturday, April 24, 1999
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Stuart Building
10 West 31st Street
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, Illinois

Scope of the Meeting:

The Midwest Numerical Analysis Day is an annual one-day conference
on numerical analysis and computational mathematics. This year, the
host will be the Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois
Institute of Technology. The main purpose of this meeting is to
give those working in the fields of numerical analysis and
computational mathematics the opportunity to discuss their work to
meet with their colleagues. Graduate students are welcome.

Invited Speakers:

Will be announced shortly.


Greg Fasshauer and George Byrne
Department of Applied Mathematics
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL 60616



Greg Fasshauer: or (312) 567-3149
George Byrne:
FAX: (312) 567-5067

If you are interested in giving a contributed talk in the form of an
oral presentation or in a poster session, submit a title and short
abstract (indicating your preference of form) by April 2, 1999, either
via the signup form on our web site, or to one of the organizers
listed above.

No registration is required to simply attend.

Any updates, as well as directions to IIT and information about
accommodations can be found on the web at the address listed above.


From: Bette Byrne <>
Date: Fri, 08 Jan 1999 10:33:04 +0000
Subject: Workshop on Optimisation in Computational Fluid Dynamics


One-Day Workshop on Optimisation in
Computational Fluid Dynamics

Wednesday, 13th January, 1999

University of Oxford


This one-day workshop will discuss the role of optimisation in CFD.

The meeting affords an opportunity for researchers in different
communities to pool experiences from a number of relevant areas.

The workshop will take place at Oxford University Computing
Laboratory, Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford, and is planned
to begin at 10.30 a.m. with coffee.

Speakers will include:

Prof A Keane (Southampton)
Multi-level optimization in transonic wing design.

Mrs C Holden and Dr A Wright (BAe, Sowerby)
Design optimisation of aerofoils using gradient based and
stochastic search methods.

Dr V V Toropov (Bradford)
Approximation techniques for design optimisation problems
with computationally expensive and noisy functions of
domain-dependent calculability.

Dr Y Hu (Daresbury Laboratory)
Parallel control random search algorithms for design

Dr S Forth (RMCS, Shrivenham)
Automatic differentiation.

There will be a charge of 30 pounds for academics and 50 pounds for
non-academics to cover our expenses, which will include coffee, lunch and
tea. There will be a nominal charge of 15 poundsfor bona fide postgraduate
students. Please reply by Monday, 11th January, 1999, if you wish to attend.
If you require any further information please contact:

Mrs B C Byrne
Oxford University Computing Laboratory,
Wolfson Building, Parks Road,
Oxford OX1 3QD.
Tel: (01865) 273883
Fax: (01865) 273839


From: Krishnakumar Garikipati <krishna@gloworm.Stanford.EDU>
Date: Fri, 8 Jan 1999 16:16:33 -0800 (PST)
Subject: Symposium on Computational Mechanics in Semiconductor Technology

Announcement and Call for Abstracts

To be held at the Fifth U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics
Wednesday-Friday, August 4-6 1999, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA

Symposium Organizers: K. Garikipati, R. W. Dutton and N. Aluru

This Minisymposium will provide a forum for discussion of reigning and
emerging applications of computational mechanics to problems arising
in the context of semiconductor technology. Treatment of the
inherent mechanics and application of numerical methods to such
problems are widespread. However, up to this point, there has been
little concerted effort at addressing this very broad area from the
standpoint of the computational mechanics community. The proposed
minisymposium aims to fill this vacancy.

Contributions are sought that deal with issues of mechanics,
thermodynamics and numerical methods in the following areas:

o Modelling of thermal oxidation
o Modelling of diffusion equations in integrated circuit processing
o Micro electro mechanical systems (MEMS)
o Microfluidics
o Mechanics of dielectric materials
o Coupled stress-diffusion models
o Electromigration
o Micro opto mechanical systems (MOMS)
o Semiconductor device modeling
o Levelset methods applied to moving boundaries and interfaces

Submission Instructions:

If you are interested in contributing to this MiniSymposium, please submit a
one-page abstract of up to 400 words by e-mail to
or on or before March 1, 1999.

Symposium organizers:

Krishna Garikipati, Center for Integrated Systems, 302X, Stanford
University, Stanford, CA 94305,,
ph. (650)725-6240, fax. (650)725-7731

Robert W. Dutton, Center for Integrated Systems, 333X, Stanford
University, Stanford, CA 94305,,
ph. (650)723-4138, fax. (650)725-7731

Narayana R. Aluru, 117 Transportation, MC 238, 104 S Matthews, Urbana,
IL 61801,, ph. (217)333-1180.

Congress Program and Registration Information:


From: Gundolf Haase <>
Date: Thu, 07 Jan 1999 11:11:53 +0100
Subject: Research Position at Johannes Kepler University

Ph.D. Student Position for Visualization

The ``Spezialforschungsbereich'' SFB F013 ''Numerical and Symbolic
Scientific Computing'' offers a Ph.D. student position for research
in ``Graphical Scientific Computing'' funded by the ``Austrian
Research Fund'' FWF for at least 2 years. The successful candidate
will be responsible for the graphical pre- and postprocessing and
the according services.
Besides the qualifications in the fields of software design and
visualization we expect the ability to work in an interdisciplinary
research environment.
The research activities will be part of the work of the SFB which is
concerned with the development of new numerical, symbolic and coupled
methods for the solution of field problems arising in mechanics,
electromagnetics and image processing. The methods are implemented in
innovative software packages. In particular, the large amount of data
arising from solving large scale problems (also in parallel) demands
for efficient methods for data partitioning and visualization.

Interested candidates are invited to send a CV together with a list of
publications as soon as possible to

O.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ulrich Langer
Speaker of the SFB
Johannes Kepler University Linz
Institute for Analysis and Computational Mathematics
Altenbergerstr. 69
A--4040 Linz
Tel. ++43-732-2468-9168
Fax ++43-732-2468--10

For additional information send an email to :


From: ETNA <>
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 1999 17:27:35 -0500
Subject: Special Issue of ETNA on Large Scale Eigenvalue Problems.

The editors of Electronic Transactions on Numerical Analysis (ETNA)
are pleased to announce the publication of a special issue on

Large Scale Eigenvalue Problems.

Contributors to this issue are

J. Baglama, Z. Bai, C. Beattie, D. Calvetti, J. Fattebert, E. Gallopoulos,
A. V. Knyazev, K. Meerbergen, E. Meijerink, D. P. Oleary, L. Reichel,
Y. Saad, V. Simoncini, G. L.G. Sleijpen, D. C. Sorensen, A. Stathopoulos
G. W. Stewart, H. A. van der Vorst, K. Wu, C. Yang, and Q. Ye

To access any of the papers in this special issue, point your browser
to and select Vol. 7, 1998.


From: Kendall Atkinson <>
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 1999 22:04:48 -0600 (CST)
Subject: Journal of Integral Equations and Applications

publish significant research papers and substantial expository/survey
papers in the theory, numerical analysis, and application of various
areas of integral equations, and to influence and shape developments
in this field. It is published 4 times per year, and the contents of
the next issue are given below.

The contents of past issues from Volume 8 onwards can be found by
going to the web site
Abstracts are provided of most papers, and submission procedures are
also given at this site. Information and links are also given at the
web site

The issues #3 and #4 of Volume 10 are dedicated to Professor Phil
Anselone, Professor Emeritus of Oregon State University.

Contents of the Fall 1998 (Volume 10, #4) issue of THE JOURNAL

Introduction to Special Issue - Kendall Atkinson

Higher Accuracy Methods for Second-Kind Volterra Integral Equations
Based on Asymptotic Expansions of Iterated Galerkin Methods
By Hermann Brunner, Yanping Lin and Shuhua Zhang

Nonlinear Volterra Integro-Differential Equations -- Stability and
Numerical Stability of Theta-Methods
By Neville J. Ford, Christopher T.H. Baker and J.A. Roberts

Approximation and Commutator Properties of Projections onto Shift-
Invariant Subspaces and Applications to Boundary Integral Equations
By Siegfried Proessdorf and Joerg Schult

A Wavelet Algorithm for the Solution of a Singular Integral Equation
over a Smooth Two-Dimensional Manifold
By Andreas Rathsfeld

Parallel Methods for Nonstiff VIDEs
By P.J. van der Houwen

Numerical Conformal Mapping for Exterior Regions via the
Kerzman-Stein Kernal
By A. H. M. Murid, M. Z. Nashed and M. R. M. Razali


From: Nikolai Simonov <>
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 1999 20:23:18 +0600
Subject: Contents, Monte Carlo Methods and Applications

Monte Carlo Methods and Applications
Volume 4, 1998

Number 1, pp.1-94

K. Entacher, A. Uhl and Wegenkittl
Linear congruential generators for parallel Monte Carlo: the leap-frog case

N.A. Likhoded
Systolic arrays for the solution of systems of linear algebraic equations
by Monte Carlo method

I. Dimov and A. Karaivanova
Parallel computations of eigenvalues based on a Monte Carlo approach

M.Yu. Plotnikov and E.V. Shkarupa>
Error estimation and optimization in C-space of Monte Carlo iterative
solutin of nonlinear integral equations

A.V. Voytishek
Rejection methods for modelling of betta-distribution

B. Tuffin
Comments on "On the use of low discrepancy sequences in Monte Carlo

Number 2, pp.95-180

C. Papadopoulos
A new technique for MTTF estimation in highly relyable Markovian systems

Hajime Nakao
Time dependence of Eulerian velocity correlation tensor spectrum in
isotropic homogeneous turbulence

K.K. Sabelfeld and O.A. Kurbanmuradov
One-particle stochastic Lagrangian model for turbulent dispersion in
horizontally homogeneous turbulence

Makoto Mori
Low discrepancy sequences generated by piecewise linear maps

G. Hordosy, A. Keresztury, Cs. Hegedus, P. Vertes
Influence of the photoneutrons on the kinetics of berillium reflected core
of the Budapest research reactor

Number 3, pp.181-277

H. Arsham
Techniques for Monte Carlo Optimizing

W. Dreyer and M. Kunik
Reflections of Eulerian Shock Waves at Moving Adiabatic Boundaries

W. Dreyer, M. Kunik, K. Sabelfeld, N. Simonov and K. Wilmanski
Iterative procedure for multidimensional Euler equations

N.M. Borisov and M.P. Panin
Adjoint Monte Carlo Calculations of Pulse-Height-Spectrum

Number 4, pp.289-377

O.F. Smidts
Point and Surface Estimations by a Non-Analog Monte Carlo Simulation for
the Transport of Radionuclide Chains in Porous Media

T. Pohl, W. Grecksch and H. Blaar
A Parallel Modified Lagrangian Method for an Optimal Control Problem of a
Linear Distributed Stochastic System

N.M. Borisov and M.P. Panin
Generalized Particle Concept for Adjoint Monte Carlo Calculations of
Coupled Gamma Ray - Electron Transport

M. Marseguerra and E. Zio
Weight Updating in Forced Monte Carlo Approach to Dynamic PSA


From: Corry Magrijn <>
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 1999 19:39:31 +-100
Subject: Contents, Mathematics of Control, Signals, and Systems

Mathematics of Control, Signals, and Systems (MCSS)

Volume 11 (1998), Number 4

K.J. Harrison, J.R. Partington and J.A. Ward,
Complexity of identification of linear systems
with rational transfer functions.
MCSS (1998), 265-288.

A.D.B. Paice and F.R. Wirth,
Analysis of the local robustness
of stability for flows.
MCSS (1998), 289-302.

A uniqueness result for the Isaacs equation
corresponding to nonlinear H-infinity control.
MCSS (1998), 303-334.

S. Yuliar, M.R. James, and J.W. Helton,
Dissipative control systems synthesis
with full state feedback.
MCSS (1998), 335-356.

N. Fathpour and E.A. Jonckheere,
A Brouwer domain invariance approach to boundary behavior
of Nyquist maps for uncertain systems.
MCSS (1998), 357-371.

J. Gregor and J. Tiser,
On Hadamard powers of polynomials. <BR>
MCSS (1998), 372-378.

Information on MCSS including tables of contents is
available at its home pages:

Address for submissions:
J.H. van Schuppen (Co-Editor MCSS)
P.O.Box 94079
1090 GB Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Bradley Dickinson, Eduardo Sontag, Jan van Schuppen (Editors)


From: Heinz W. Engl <>
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 1999 16:14:11 +0100
Subject: Contents, Surveys on Mathematics for Industry

Surveys on Mathematics for Industry (Springer Vienna/New York)

Vol. 7 No. 4 - 1998 Table of Contents

R.M.M. Mattheij and G.A.L. van de Vorst, Mathematical modelling and numerical
simulation of viscous sintering processes

B. Koren, P.F.M. Michielsen, J.-W. Kars, and P. Wesseling, A computational
method for high-frequency oleodynamics: application to hydraulic-shock-absorber

M.C. Steinbach, H.G. Bock, G.V. Kostin, and R.W. Longman Mathematical
optimization in robotics: towards automated high-speed motion planning

Vol. 8/1, 1998 Table of Contents

A. Meister, T. Sonar, Finite-volume schemes for compressible fluid flow

G. Bao, D.C. Dobson, Modeling and optimal design of diffractive optical

I.V. Kochikov, G.M. Kuramshina, A.G. Yagola, Inverse Problems of vibrational
spectroscopy as nonlinear ill-posed problems

Heinz W. Engl, Editor-in-Chief
Industrial Mathematics Institute
Johannes Kepler Universitaet
A-4040 Linz, Austria


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