CURRENT INSTITUTIONAL REPORTS Please note: Reports can be obtained by writing to the person or address given for the publishing institution. We recommend requesting reports by author, title and number, since the information listed in this column has been transcribed at least once from the original sources. URLs included in the contact's address point to reports that are available online. SIGNUM Newsletter Institutional Reports columns are available online at http://www.netlib.org/signum-reports/ UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD School of Mathematical Sciences University of Bradford Richmond Road, Bradford West Yorkshire BD7 1DP England P. R. Graves-Morris and B. Beckermann, The compass (star) identity for vector-valued rational interpolants, NA 96-43. UNIVERSITY OF BRIGHTON Department of Mathematical Sciences Watts Building University of Brighton Lewes Road Brighton BN2 4GJ 0273 693655 P.J. Harris, A. Piercy and C. Baldock, A method for determining the diffusion coefficient in FE(II/III) radiation dosimetry gels using finite elements, 19/95, January 1996. S. Ellacott and A. Easdown, Numerical aspects of machine learning in artificial neural networks, 22/95, March 1996. CAMBRIDGE Dept. of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics University of Cambridge Silver Street Cambridge CB3 9EW England 0223 337900 email: Karen@amtp.cam.ac.uk URL: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/DAMTP/user/na/reports.html Arieh Iserles and Antonella Zanna, A scalpel, not a sledgehammer: Qualitative approach to numerical mathematics, NA1996/07. Mari Paz Calvo, Arieh Iserles, and Antonella Zanna, Runge-Kutta methods for orthogonal and isospectral flows, NA1996/08. Arieh Iserles, Beyond the classical theory of computational ordinary differential equations, NA1996/09. Arieh Iserles, Exact and discretized stability of the pantograph equation, NA1996/10. CENTER FOR RESEARCH ON PARALLEL COMPUTATION (CRPC) Theresa Chatman Center for Research on Parallel Computation Rice University P.O. Box 1892 Houston, Texas 77251-1892 URL: http://softlib.rice.edu/CRPC/softlib/TRs_online.html Mary Hall and Ken Kennedy, Efficient Call Graph Analysis, CRPC-TR96644, March 1996. Daniel Meiron, Daniel Sorensen, Elizabeth Wedeman, and Chao Yang, Numerical Computation of the Linear Stability of the Diffusion Model for Crystal Growth Simulation, CRPC-TR96645-S, March 1996. Christian Bischof and Mohammad Haghighat, Hierarchical Approaches to Automatic Differentiation, CRPC-TR96647, April 1996. David A. Andrews and Luis Nunes Vicente, Characterization of the Smoothness and Curvature of a Marginal Function for a Trust-Region Problem, CRPC-TR96649, May 1996. Luis Nunes Vicente, Trust-Region Interior-Point Algorithms for a Class of Nonlinear Programming Problems, CRPC-TR96650, May 1996. Robert Michael Lewis and Virginia Torczon, Pattern Search Algorithms for Bound Constrained Minimization, CRPC-TR96651, March 1996. Gerald Roth, Steve Carr, John Mellor-Crummey, and Ken Kennedy, A General Stencil Compilation Strategy for Distributed-Memory Machines, CRPC-TR96652-S, June 1996. Gerald Roth and Ken Kennedy, Dependence Analysis of Fortran90 Array Syntax, CRPC-TR96653-S, June 1996. CENTER FOR SUPERCOMPUTING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (CSRD) CSRD Librarian Center for Supercomputing Research and Development 465 Computer and Systems Research Laboratory 1308 West Main Street Urbana, IL 61801-2307 URL: http://www.csrd.uiuc.edu/tech_reports.html Sharad Mehrotra, Data Prefetch Mechanisms for Accelerating Symbolic and Numeric Computation, CSRD1488. CERFACS Centre Europe en de Recherche et de Formation Avancee en Calcul Scientifique 42, Avenue Gustave-Coriolis 31057 Toulouse Cedex, France Attn. Librarian: 010 33 61193131 email: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: http://www.cerfacs.fr/algor/algo_reports.html J. Cardenal, I. S. Duff, and J. M. Jimenez, A projection method for the solution of rectangular systems, TR/PA/96/05. M. J. Dayde and I. S. Duff, A blocked implementation of Level 3 BLAS for RISC processors, TR/PA/96/06. M. Benzi and M. Tuma, A Sparse Approximate Inverse Preconditioner for Nonsymmetric Linear Systems, TR/PA/96/15. M. Benzi and D. B. Szyld, Existence and Uniqueness of Splittings for Stationary Iterative Methods with Applications to Alternating Methods, TR/PA/96/16. I. S. Duff, Sparse numerical linear algebra: direct methods and preconditioning, TR/PA/96/22. COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS LABORATORY (CML) Rice University P. O. Box 1892 Houston, TX 77251 email: email@example.com URL: http://cml.rice.edu/tech.html J. Tian, H. Guo, R. O. Wells, Jr., C. S. Burrus, and J. E. Odegard, Evaluation of a New Wavelet Based Compression Algorithm for Synthetic Aperture Radar Images, CML TR96-05. J. Tian and R. O. Wells, Jr., Image Data Processing in the Compressed Wavelet Domain, CML TR96-06. CORNELL UNIVERSITY Cornell University Advanced Computing Research Institute Cornell Theory Center 725 Frank H.T. Rhodes Hall Ithaca, New York 14853-3801 email: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: http://www.tc.cornell.edu/Research/ACRI/tech_reports.html Kim-Chaun Toh and Lloyd N. Trefethen, The Chebyshev Polynomials of a Matrix, CTC96TR240, May 1996. Toward a Portable Parallel Library for Space-Time Adaptive Methods, James M. Lebak, Robert C. Durie, and Adam W. Bojanczyk, CTC96TR242, June 1996. Matrix Iterations: The Six Gaps Between Potential Theory and Convergence, Tobin A. Driscoll, Kim-Chuan Toh, and Lloyd N. Trefethen, CTC96TR245, July 1996. UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM Department of Mathematical Sciences University of Durham South Road Durham DH1 3LE: 091 374 2349 URL: http://fourier.dur.ac.uk:8000/num/publications.html J. W. Barrett and J. F. Blowey, Finite Element Approximation of the Cahn-Hilliard Equation with Concentration Dependent Mobility, NA-96/02. EIDGENOSSICHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE SEMINAR FUR ANGEWANDTE MATHEMATIK Seminar fur Angewandte Mathematik ETH-Zentrum CH-8092 Zurich URL: ftp://ftp.sam.math.ethz.ch/pub/sam-reports/ H. Forrer, Boundary Treatment for a Cartesian Grid Method, 96-04. R. Bodenmann and H. J. Schroll, Higher order discretisation of initial-boundary value problems for mixed systems, 96-05. J. M. Melenk, A note on robust exponential convergence of finite element methods for problems with boundary layers, 96-06. ENSEEIHT-IRIT Parallel Algorithms and Optimization Group ENSEEIHT-IRIT 2 rue Camichel, 31071 Toulouse CEDEX, France Contact : email@example.com. M. J. Dayde, A block version of the Eskow-Schnabel modified Cholesky factorization, RT/APO/95/8. M. J. Dayde and I. S. Duff, A blocked implementation of Level 3 BLAS for RISC processors, RT/APO/96/1. M. J. Dayde, J. Y. L'Excellent, and N. I. M. Gould, On the preprocessing of sparse unassembled linear systems for efficient solution using element-by-element preconditioners, RT/APO/96/2. INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED COMPUTER STUDIES (UMIACS) Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742 email: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: http://www.cs.umd.edu/TRs/TRumiacs.html Guy Edjlali, Alan Sussman, and Joel Saltz, Interoperability of Data Parallel Runtime Libraries with Meta-Chaos, UMIACS-TR-96-30, May 1996. William Pugh, Evan Rosser, and Tatiana Shpeisman, Exploiting Monotone Convergence Functions in Parallel Programs, UMIACS-TR-96-31, May 1996. Samir Khuller and Yoram J. Sussmann, The Capacitated K-Center Problem, UMIACS-TR-96-39, June 1996. Samir Khuller, Robert Pless, and Yoram J. Sussmann, Fault Tolerant K-Center Problems, UMIACS-TR-96-40, June 1996. Sudipto Guha and Samir Khuller, Approximation Algorithms for Connected Dominating Sets, UMIACS-TR-96-47, June 1996. Tamara Gibson, Dianne P. O'Leary, and Larry Nazareth, BFGS with Update Skipping and Varying Memory, UMIACS-TR-96-49, July 1996. INSTITUTE FOR COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (ICASE) NASA Langley Research Center Hampton, VA 23665 Attn: Ms. Barbara Kraft URL: http://www.icase.edu/docs/library/reports/rdp/ R. C. H. del Rosario and R. C. Smith, Spline approximation of thin shell dynamics, NASA CR-198323 ICASE Report No. 96-26, March 1996. Meelan Choudhari and Peter W. Duck, Nonlinear excitation of inviscid stationary vortex in a boundary-layer flow, NASA CR-198327 ICASE Report No. 96-27, April 1996. Eyal Arian and Shlomo Ta'asan, Analysis of the Hessian for aerodynamic optimization: inviscid flow, NASA CR-198328 ICASE Report No. 96-28, April 1996. Graham Horton and Kishor S. Trivedi, Computation of the distribution of accumulated reward with fluid stochastic Petri-nets, NASA CR-198330 ICASE Report No. 96-29, April 1996. Leland Jameson, A wavelet-optimized, very high order adaptive grid and order numerical method, NASA CR-198331 ICASE Report No. 96-30, May 1996. Gordon Erlebacher, M. Y. Hussaini, and Chi-Wang Shu, Interaction of a shock with a longitudinal vortex, NASA CR-198332 ICASE Report No. 96-31, May 1996. Ion Stoica and Alex Pothen, A robust and flexible microeconomic scheduler for parallel computers, NASA CR-198333 ICASE Report No. 96-32, May 1996. F. Kozusko, D.G. Lasseigne, C.E. Grosch, and T.L. Jackson, The stability of compressible mixing layers in binary gases, NASA CR-198334 ICASE Report No. 96-33, May 1996. Ion Stoica, Florin Sultan, and David Keyes, Evaluating the hyperbolic model on a variety of architectures, NASA CR-198335 ICASE Report No. 96-34, May 1996. Gianfranco Ciardo and Marco Tilgner, On the use of Kronecker operators for the solution of generalized stochastic Petri nets, NASA CR-198336 ICASE Report No. 96-35, May 1996. F. Kozusko, C.E. Grosch, T.L. Jackson, Christopher A. Kennedy, and Thomas B. Gatski, The structure of variable property, compressible mixing layers in binary gas mixtures, NASA CR-198337 ICASE Report No. 96-36, May 1996. Sharath S. Girimaji, A Galilean invariant explicit algebraic Reynolds stress model for curved flows, NASA CR-198340 ICASE Report No. 96-38, June 1996. Xiao-Chuan Cai, William D. Gropp, David E. Keyes, Robin G. Melvin, and David P. Young, Parallel Newton-Krylov-Schwarz algorithms for the transonic full potential equation, NASA CR-198341 ICASE Report No. 96-39, May 1996. Danny C. Sorensen, Implicitly restarted Arnoldi/Lanczos methods for large scale eigenvalue calculations, NASA CR-198342 ICASE Report No. 96-40, May 1996. J. E. Martin and E. Meiburg, Nonlinear axisymmetric and three-dimensional vorticity dynamics in a swirling jet model, NASA CR-198343 ICASE Report No. 96-41, May 1996. D. O. Martinez, S. Chen, G. D. Doolen, R. H. Kraichnan, L.-P. Wang, and Y. Zhou, Energy spectrum in the dissipation range of fluid turbulence, NASA CR-198344 ICASE Report No. 96-42, May 1996. UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER (UMIST) Department of Mathematics University of Manchester Oxford Road Manchester, M13 9PL, England Attn: Technical Report Secretary: 061 275 5800 email: email@example.com URL: ftp://ftp.ma.man.ac.uk/pub/narep/ Sheung Hun Cheng and Nicholas J. Higham, A Modified Cholesky Algorithm Based on a Symmetric Indefinite Factorization, 289, April 1996. MINNESOTA SUPERCOMPUTER INSTITUTE University of Minnesota 1200 Washington Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55415 or fax (612)624-8861 URL: http://www.msi.umn.edu/Reports/reporthead.html A. Gupta and V. Kumar, Parallel Algorithms for Forward Elimination and Backward Substitution in Direct Solution of Sparse Linear Systems, UMSI 96/96, May 1996. A. Gupta, G. Karypis, and V. Kumar, Highly Scalable Parallel Algorithms for Sparse Matrix Factorization, UMSI 96/97, May 1996. A. Grama, V. Kumar, and A. Sameh, Parallel Iterative Solvers and Preconditioners Using Approximate Hierarchical Methods, UMSI 96/98, May 1996. G.-C. Lo and Y. Saad, Iterative Solution of General Sparse Linear Systems on Clusters of Workstations, UMSI 96/117, May 1996. S. Li and L. Petzold, Moving Mesh Methods with Upwinding Schemes for Time-Dependent PDEs, UMSI 96/121, June 1996. NAG Ltd. NAG Ltd. Wilkinson House Jordan Hill Road Oxford OX2 8DR England 0865 511245 URL: http://www.nag.co.uk:80/1/doc/TechRep Stefano Salvini and Jerzy Wasniewski, Experiences in Developing Numerical Subprograms on a Parallel, Shared Memory Computer, TR5/96. NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY CISE National Physical Laboratory Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 0LW England 0181-943-7002 Fax: 0181-977-7091 email: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: http://www.npl.co.uk/npl/cise/publications/ A. B. Forbes and P. M. Harris, A comparison of methods used for the calculation of effective area in the calibration of pressure balances, CISE 2/95, December 1995. OXFORD Numerical Analysis Group Oxford University Computing Laboratory Wolfson Building Parks Road Oxford OX1 3QD, England 0865 273885 email: Bette.Byrne@comlab.ox.ac.uk URL: http://www.comlab.ox.ac.uk/oucl/publications/natr.html C. Glasgow, A. K. Parrott, and D. C. Handscomb, Multiple knot B-spline representation of incompressible flow, NA-96/04. C. Glasgow, A. K. Parrott, and D. C. Handscomb, Particle tracking methods for residence time calculations in incompressible flow, NA-96/05. P. Houston and E. Suli, On the design of an artificial diffusion model for the Lagrange-Galerkin method on unstructured triangular grids, NA-96/07. S. M. Stringer and K. W. Morton, Artificial viscosity for the cell vertex method, NA-96/08. Endre Suli and Paul Houston, Finite element methods for hyperbolic problems: a posteriori error analysis and adaptivity, NA-96/09. READING Department of Mathematics University of Reading P.O. Box 220 Reading, RG6 2AX England 0734 875123 URL: http://www.reading.ac.uk/AcaDepts/sm/wsm1/NA-reports.html A. J. Malcolm, Evaluation of the Proposed New Unified Model Scheme vs the Current Unified Model Scheme on the Shallow Water Equations, 1/96. A. K. Griffiths and N. K. Nichols, Accounting for model error in data assimilation using adjoint methods, 2/96. RUTHERFORD Atlas Centre Attn. L. Miles Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Didcot Oxon OX11 0QX England: 0235 445790 URL: ftp://seamus.cc.rl.ac.uk/pub/reports/ A. R. Conn, N. I. M. Gould, and Ph. L. Toint, Methods for Nonlinear Constraints in Optimization Calculations, RAL-TR-96-042. STANFORD UNIVERSITY SCCM Program, MC 9025 Stanford University Gates Building 2B Stanford, CA 94305-9025, USA Phone: (415) 723-3125 Fax: (415) 723-2411 e-mail: email@example.com URL: http://www-sccm.stanford.edu/tech_reports.html Gene H. Golub and Urs von Matt, Generalized Cross-Validation for Large Scale Problems, SCCM-96-08. Sowmini Varadhan, Michael W. Berry, and Gene H. Golub, Approximating Dominant Singular Triplets of Large Sparse Matrices via Modified Moments, SCCM-96-09. Moody T. Chu, R. E. Funderlic, and Gene H. Golub, Rank Modifications of Semi-Definite Matrices with Applications to Secant Updates, SCCM-96-10. Henk A. van der Vorst and Gene H. Golub, 150 Years Old and Still Alive: Eigenproblems, SCCM-96-11. UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE Department of Mathematics Livingstone Tower 26 Richmond Street Glasgow G1 1XH: 041 552 4400 URL: http://www.strath.ac.uk/Departments/Maths/research/report.html P. F. de A Mancera and R. Hunt, Fourth Order Method for Solving the Navier-Stokes Equations in a Constricting Channel, 1996/10. C. W. Coles and S. McKee, Teaching Industrial Mathematics: the Key Issues, 1996/11. UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE Computer Science Department University of Tennessee 107 Ayres Hall Knoxville, TN 37996-1301 Attn: Librarian e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: http://www.netlib.org/tennessee/ Shirley Browne, Jack Dongarra, Kay Hohn, and Tim Niesen, Software Repository Interoperability, CS-96-329, July 1996.