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From: Joseph Traub <>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 15:18:34 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Ritter Wins 2007 IBC Prize


The recipient of the 2007 IBC Prize is Klaus Ritter, Fachbereich
Mathematik,TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany. The prize consists
of $3000 and a plaque. The award will be presented at the Foundations
of Computational Mathematics (FoCM) Conference in Hong Kong in
June 2008.

This annual prize is given for outstanding contributions to
information-based complexity.


From: "Michael A. Saunders" <>
Date: Sat, 26 May 2007 16:29:07 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: Photos from Stanford 50 conference

Nearly 300 students and researchers attended the recent
Stanford 50 conference celebrating Gene Golub's 75 birthday.
Many witnessed live the top 5 predictions for 2057
(Paul Saylor, NA Digest, V. 07, # 18). Some photos from
the 3 days of talks, poster session, and banquet can be seen
on the conference website:

Special thanks to photographers Sou-Cheng Choi and Holly Jin
and to webmaster John Bodley.


From: Joseph Traub <>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 15:19:59 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Nominations for 2008 IBC Prize


This annual prize is for outstanding achievement in information-based
complexity. It consists of $3000 and a plaque and will be awarded at a
suitable location. The prize committee will consist of Leszek Plaskota,
University of Warsaw; Klaus Ritter, TU Darmstadt; Ian Sloan, University
of New South Wales; Joseph F. Traub, Columbia University; and Henryk
Wozniakowski, Columbia University and University of Warsaw. Anyone other
than a current member of the prize committee is eligible. The members of
the prize committee would appreciate nominations for the prize. However,
a person does not have to be nominated to win the award.

The deadline for the award is March 31, 2008. The award can be based on
work done in a single year, in a number of years or over a lifetime. The
work can be published in any journal, in a number of journals, or as


From: "Prof. Dr. Angelika Bunse-Gerstner" <>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 02:21:43 +0200
Subject: Householder Award XIII


Nominations are solicited for the Alston S. Householder Award XIII
(2008). The award will be presented to the author of the best
dissertation in numerical linear algebra submitted by the recipient of a
PhD earned between January 1st , 2005, and December 31st , 2007. The
term numerical linear algebra is intended to describe those parts of
mathematical research that have both linear algebraic aspects and
numerical content or implications. Thus, for example, a dissertation
concerned with the numerical solution of differential equations or the
numerical solution of an optimization problem would be eligible if
linear algebra is central to the research contribution. To qualify, the
dissertation must have been submitted to fulfil requirements for a PhD
degree or equivalent. Candidates from countries in which a formal
dissertation is not normally written at that level may submit an
equivalent piece of work. The Householder Award, given every three
years, was established at the 1969 Gatlinburg Symposium (now renamed the
Householder Symposium) to recognize the outstanding contributions of
Alston S. Householder, 1904--1993, to numerical analysis and linear
algebra. Entries will be assessed by an international committee
consisting of

James Demmel (University of California, Berkeley),
Howard Elman (University of Maryland)
Sabine Van Huffel (K.U. Leuven),
Volker Mehrmann (TU Berlin)
Charles Van Loan (Cornell University, Chair)

The candidate's research supervisor (or sponsor) must submit a copy of
the dissertation and an appraisal by email to Professor Charles Van
Loan: . At least one other letter of recommendation
supporting the nomination is required. All submitted materials must be
in pdf format and be received no later than February 1st, 2008.

The award will be presented at the Householder Symposium XVII, to be
held June, 1-6, 2008 in Zeuthen (near Berlin), Germany.

Candidates on the short list will receive invitations to the meeting.

Previous Householder Award winners were F. Robert (Grenoble) in
1971,Ole Hald (New York University) in 1974,Daniel D. Warner
(University of California, San Diego) in 1977, E. Marques de Sa'
(Coimbra) and Paul Van Dooren (K. U. Leuven) in 1981 (shared),Ralph
Byers (Cornell University) and James M. Demmel (University of
California, Berkeley) in 1984 (shared), Nicholas J. Higham (University
of Manchester) in 1987, Alan Edelman (Massachusetts Institute of
Technology) and Maria Beth Ong (University of Washington) in 1990
(shared), Hong-Guo Xu (Fudan University) and Barry Smith (New York
University) in 1993 (shared), Ming Gu (Yale University) in 1996, Jorg
Liesen (Bielefeld) in 1999, Jing-Rebecca Li (Massachusetts Institute
of Technology) in 2002,and Jasper van den Eshof (Utrecht University)
in 2005


From: Hugh Blackburn <>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2007 13:42:52 +1000
Subject: Semtex: spectral element/Fourier DNS code

I would like to announce the release of Semtex, a classical/nodal
spectral-element/Fourier code that will solve time-varying
incompressible Navier-Stokes problems in 2D or 2+1/2D domains, both
Cartesian and cylindrical. The code has been compiled on a wide
variety of Unix machines, has had a good deal of testing over the
past decade, and is released under the Gnu Public License for general
use. The source code and a user guide can be found at

The numerical method (particularized to cylindrical coordinates) was
described in Blackburn & Sherwin (2004), J Comput Phys V197: 759–778.
The basic code is accompanied by a number of utility programs to aid
data analysis.

Requirements: C++ compiler; C compiler; F77 compiler; Gnu make; BLAS;
LAPACK and MPI libraries.

Hugh Blackburn, Monash University


From: Tim Davis <>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2007 12:17:26 -0400
Subject: Update to KLU posting in last NA Digest

In my last NA Digest posting, I listed the incorrect url for KLU.
It should be:

KLU was developed with support from Sandia National Labs; my thanks to
Mike Heroux, who sought out the project and enabled the funding, and
also suggested the name. Eka Palamadai developed some of the code.
KLU is part of the Trilinos project (incorporated by Ken Stanley).


From: "Neville Ford" <>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 09:02:49 +0100
Subject: Stochastic Evolutionary Problems at University of Chester, UK, Oct 2007

Research meeting on Stochastic Evolutionary Problems at University of Chester, UK

Title: Stochastic Evolutionary Problems: Theory, Modelling and Numerics
31st October to 2nd November 2007
to be held at the Department of Mathematics, University of Chester,
Parkgate Road, Chester CH1 4BJ, UK

Invited speakers who have agreed to participate include:
Christopher T H Baker, University of Chester & University of Manchester, UK
Rudolf Gorenflo, Free University of Berlin, Germany.
Des Higham, University of Strathclyde, UK.
Uwe Kuechler, Humboldt University at Berlin, Germany.
Xuerong Mao, University of Strathclyde, UK.
Michael Tretyakov, University of Leicester, UK.

Proposals for contributed talks are welcome. Deadline 16th July 2007
Full details are available at the meeting homepage:

There will be spaces in the programme designed to encourage interaction
between the attendees with the aim of promoting further collaborative
research work. It is our intention that this meeting should be the first
in a series that brings together experts with complementary experience
related to this theme and that promotes a greater sharing of expertise.

Organisers: Neville Ford (,
Judy Ford (, Christopher Baker

Other queries to Nicola Williams (


From: "Prof. Dr. Angelika Bunse-Gerstner" <>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 01:26:53 +0200
Subject: Householder Symposium XVII, Jun 2008


The Householder Symposium XVII on Numerical Linear Algebra will be held
June 1 - 6, 2008 in Zeuthen, Germany, a small town located 25 km
southeast of Berlin. This meeting is the seventeenth in a series,
previously called the Gatlinburg Symposia. The conference is named
after its founder Alston S. Householder, one of the pioneers in
numerical linear algebra. The meeting is very informal with the
intermingling of young and established researchers a priority. The
thirteenth Householder Award for the best thesis in numerical linear
algebra since 1/1/2005 will be presented. Participants are expected to
attend the entire meeting.

Attendance at the meeting is by invitation only. We encourage
applications from researchers in numerical linear algebra, matrix
theory, and applied areas such as optimization, differential equations,
signal processing, and control. Each attendee is given the opportunity
to present a talk. Some talks will be plenary lectures with time
allocated for questions while others will be shorter presentations
arranged in parallel sessions. Attendance will be limited to 125
participants because of the size of the conference facility.

For full consideration, conference applications must be received by
October 20th, 2007. The procedure to follow is detailed at

Limited funding will be available to provide financial assistance for
young researchers and others who need it. The list of attendees together
with the schedule of talks will be announced by January 20th, 2008.

Program Committee (Contact:
Angelika Bunse-Gerstner (Chair, University of Bremen)
Tony Chan (UCLA)
Alan Edelman (MIT)
Nick Higham (University of Manchester)
Ilse Ipsen (North Carolina State University)
Roy Mathias (University of Birmingham)
Michael Overton (New York University)
Zdenek Strakos (Academy of Sciences, Prague)
Paul Van Dooren (Catholic University of Louvain, LLN)
Charles Van Loan (Cornell University)

Local Arrangements (Contact:
Jörg Liesen (TU Berlin)
Volker Mehrmann (TU Berlin)
Reinhard Nabben (TU Berlin )


From: David Skinner <>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 11:53:53 -0700
Subject: SciDAC 2007 Tutorials Announcement, Jun 2007

Announcing a day of HPC tutorials at SciDAC 2007 in Boston, June 29

As a complement to the SciDAC 2007 Conference June 24-28, the SciDAC
Tutorials Workshop June 29 at MIT will provide hands-on introductions to
parallel computing, HPC software and tools, and also expertise in
computing as a tool for scientific discovery. Key SciDAC software and
computational tools will be highlighted. Full information including
abstracts of the tutorials is provided here:

The SciDAC Tutorials Workshop is open to all physical scientists,
mathematicians, computer scientists, and computational scientists, and
we anticipate participation both by attendees of SciDAC 2007 and local
students, postdocs, and researchers. There is no workshop fee, but
registration in advance is required, and in the event of
over-subscription, space in the tutorials will be allocated according to
the order of registration. Participants should bring their own laptops
for wireless access the tutorial software. Limited financial support
for travel is available, as described on the registration page.


From: Michael Ng <>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 20:30:06 +0800 (HKT)
Subject: EASIAM 2007 in Xiamen, China, 2-5 November 2007

Call for Papers: EASIAM 2007 in Xiamen, China, November 2007

Xiamen, China
2-5 November, 2007

The 3rd East Asia SIAM Conference is a sequel to similar meetings
held in Hong Kong (2005) and in Sapporo (2006). The EASIAM 2007 conference
will take place in Xiamen on 2-5 November 2007

SIAM Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Gene Golub (Stanford University)
Prof. Andy Wathen (Oxford University)

Invited Speakers:
Zhiming Chen Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Xiao-qing Jin University of Macau
Do Young Kwak KAIST, Korea
Yoshimasa Nakamura Kyoto University, Japan
Shinichi Oishi Waseda University, Japan
Dongwoo Sheen Seoul National University, Korea
Zuowei Shen National University of Singapore, Singapore
Wei-wei Sun City University of Hong Kong
Masahisa Tabata Kyushu University, Japan
Chuanju Xu Xiamen University, China
Pingwen Zhang Peking University, China

30 June 2007: Deadline for submission of contributed abstracts
30 June 2007: EASIAM Student Paper Competition

Hong Kong Baptist University
Institute of Computational Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
National Natural Science Foundation of China
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Xiamen University


From: David Griffiths <>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 13:22:47 +0100
Subject: Dundee Numerical Analysis Conference: Registration Deadline, Jun 2007

22nd Biennial Conference on Numerical Analysis
University of Dundee
26 June - 29 June, 2007


The deadline for registration is June 8

We may still accept a small number of abstracts. Could we ask those
who have
registered but not yet reserved accommodation to please do so as soon
as possible.

We are offering, through SIAM, two student prizes of 50pounds each
for the best
presentations. See

for detailed guidelines.

David Griffiths / Alistair Watson


From: Osni Marques <>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 11:04:10 -0400
Subject: School on eigenvalue problems, software, and applications EPSA, Jun 2007

EPSA 2007 - a workshop and advanced school on eigenvalue problems, software
and applications - will be held at the Faculty of Sciences, University of
Porto, on June 27-29, 2007. EPSA will consist of presentations on theory,
applications, available software and algorithms, and hands-on sessions. The
invited speakers are:

- Filomena d'Almeida (University of Porto)
- Peter Arbenz (ETH Zürich)
- Jim Demmel (UC Berkeley),
- Tony Drummond (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
- Antonio Ferreira (University of Porto)
- Beresford Parlett (UC Berkeley)
- Rui Ralha (University of Minho)

The final program and additional information are available at

Organizing committee:
Osni Marques - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Jose E. Roman - Technical University of Valencia
Paulo B. Vasconcelos - University of Porto


From: Przemyslaw Stpiczynski <>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 09:59:08 +0200
Subject: CFP, Workshop on Computer Aspects of Numerical Algorithms, Oct 2007

Workshop on Computer Aspects of Numerical Algorithms (CANA'07)
Wisla, Poland, October 15-17, 2007

Organized within the framework of the International Multiconference on
Computer Science and Information Technology (IMCSIT)

Post conference selected papers will be invited to a Special Issue of
International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science

Numerical algorithms are widely used by scientists engaged in various
areas. There is a special need of highly efficient and easy-to-use
scalable tools for solving large scale problems. The workshop is devoted
to numerical algorithms with the particular attention to the latest
scientific trends in this area and to problems related to implementation
of libraries of efficient numerical algorithms. The goal of the workshop
is meeting of researchers from various institutes and exchanging of
their experience, and integrations of scientific centers.

* Papers will be refereed and accepted on the basis of their
scientific merit and relevance to the workshop
* Accepted and presented papers will be included in the Conference
Proceedings and published on a CD (ISSN 1896-7094)
* Authors should submit draft papers (as Postscript, PDF of MSWord
* The total length of a paper should not exceed 10 pages (LNCS
style).LNCS style templates are available here.
* Extended versions of selected papers presented during the
conference will be published as a Special Issue of the
International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer

Submission of Papers: June 25, 2007
Notification of Acceptance: August 06, 2007
Final Camera-Ready Papers: September 07, 2007
Conference: October 15-17, 2007


From: Tony Drummond <>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 11:37:44 -0700
Subject: Eight DOE ACTS Workshop - Nearing Application deadline, Aug 2007

Eighth Workshop on the DOE Advanced Computational Software Collection
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, August 21-24, 2007

Building Blocks for Reliable and High Performing Computing

The DOE Advanced CompuTational Software (ACTS) Collection comprises a
set of tools that aim at simplifying the solution of common and
important computational problems. The tools have substantially benefited
a wide range of scientific and industrial applications; these benefits
are accounted not only by improving computational efficiency but also by
enabling computation that would not have been possible otherwise.

The four-day workshop will present an introduction to the ACTS
Collection for application scientists whose research demands include
either large amounts of computation, the use of robust numerical
algorithms, or combinations of these. The workshop will include a range
of tutorials on the tools currently available in the collection,
discussion sessions aimed to solve specific computational needs by the
workshop participants, and hands-on practices using NERSC's
state-of-the-art computers.

This workshop is opened to computational scientists from industry and
academia. Registration fees are fully sponsored by the DOE's Office of
Science. In addition, DOE will sponsor travel expenses and lodging for a
limited number of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. For more
information on the workshop, please contact Tony Drummond at
(510) 486-7624 or Osni Marques at (510) 486-5290.

Relevant Links:

- Application form:
- ACTS Collection information:

Important Dates to Remember:

- Application submission deadline: June 22, 2007
- Application review completed and invitations sent: July 05, 2007
- Attendee confirmation of participation deadline: July 13, 2007
- Workshop Dates: August 21-24, 2007


From: "ISSAC 2007" <>
Date: Sun, 27 May 2007 00:56:09 +0000 (GMT)
Subject: ISSAC 2007 Call for Participation, Jul 2007

ISSAC 2007: Call for Participation

The International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation
(ISSAC) is the premier annual conference to present and discuss new
developments and original research results in all areas of symbolic
mathematical computation. Planned activities include invited
presentations, research papers, poster sessions, tutorial courses,
vendor exhibits and software demonstrations.

ISSAC 2007 will be held from July 29 to August 1, 2007 in Waterloo, Canada.

Invited Speakers
John J. Cannon (University of Sydney, Australia)
William Kahan (UC Berkeley, USA)
Jean Bernard Lasserre (CNRS, Toulouse, France)

Registration is now open for ISSAC 2007!
Early Registration Deadline: July 1, 2007.

*** Deadline for Abstracts for Posters and Software Exhibition: June
5, 2007 !!!

Poster Sessions
Posters on all conference topics are welcome. Authors are invited to
submit an extended abstract of no more than 2 pages (A4 or letter)
describing the contents of the poster. PDF and PS formats are
preferred. A0 format is preferable but not mandatory. Abstracts of
posters will be distributed at the symposium.

Submission of posters can be done online at

Software Demonstrations
ISSAC 2007 organizes sessions to exhibit software packages produced by
academic developers. These sessions are intended to promote software
development activities in the areas of symbolic mathematical
computation. A software exhibition session consists of an
illustration of a piece of software by using a poster display and/or a
laptop computer display.

Authors are invited to submit an extended abstract of no more than 2
pages (A4 or letter) of their software presentation. Abstracts of
software exhibitions will be distributed at the symposium. PDF and PS
formats are preferred. The abstract must include a valid link/contact
address for downloading the software packages and the documentations.

Please send your submission by email with the title [ISSAC'07 Software
Exhibitions] to

Deadline for Posters and Software Exhibitions
- Submission deadline: June 5, 2007 (Midnight [24:00 EST])
- Notification of acceptance will be made by June 15, 2007.

ISSAC 2007 Organizing Committee:

ISSAC is officially sponsored by the Association for Computing
Machinery (ACM). We are grateful for generous financial sponsorship from the
Fields Institute, Maplesoft, Mitacs and the University of Waterloo.


From: "Scott, JA \(Jennifer\)" <>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 19:06:03 +0100
Subject: HPC Software position at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory


We are looking for a promising and highly motivated person to work
with Jennifer Scott, John Reid and Iain Duff in the Numerical Analysis
Group of the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
( The project, which is funded by
the EPSRC under the HPC Software Programme, will focus on enhancing
the performance of the Group's internationally known mathematical
software library HSL ( for
modern high performance computers. The emphasis will be on the
solution of large sparse linear systems of equations. An important
aspect of the project will be to investigate the potential benefits
for the HSL sparse direct solvers of using mixed precision
computations on multicore processors. HSL is a Fortran library and the
work will be done in Fortran.

Candidates should have a background in numerical analysis or computer
science or a related discipline. Applicants must have considerable
experience of programming in Fortran or C (with a preference given to
those who have programmed in Fortran) and of HPC
architectures. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their ability to
communicate effectively in both spoken and written English. Applicants
must be able to work both on their own and as part of a small team.

Benefits of the post include a competitive salary in the range £19,011
pounds to £27,998 pounds dependent on experience, an excellent working
environment and computing facilities, a generous leave allowance and
travel opportunities. The starting date is 1st October 2007 and the
post is for 18 months.

For more detailed information about the STFC and the Rutherford
Appleton Laboratory, please visit

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Dr Jennifer
Scott on +44 (0)1235 445131 or email

For further information about the recruitment process, please contact
Mandy Spelzini on +44 (0)1235 445872 or e-mail
quoting Post Reference Number SPBU046

Deadline for Applications: 10 June 2007
Interview Date: Wednesday 20 June 2007


From: Moritz Diehl <>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 15:00:50 -0400
Subject: PhD positions at Optimization in Engineering Center OPTEC, K.U. Leuven

The Optimization in Engineering Center OPTEC at K.U. Leuven (Belgium) invites
highly motivated young interdisciplinary researchers with a solid
background in numerical mathematics and computer science to apply for one of
the following four PhD positions:

I) Sequential Convex Programming Algorithms for Nonlinear
Semidefinite Programming

II) Large Scale and PDE Constrained Real-Time Optimization Algorithms

III) Fast Model Predictive Control Applications in Mechatronic Systems

IV) Shape Optimization of Mechanical Parts under Inertia Loading

Besides a competitive salary we offer a stimulating research environment
within our young but growing "Center of Excellence on Optimization in
Engineering", OPTEC, which encompasses groups from four different departments
of K.U. Leuven [Electrical Engineering (ESAT-SCD), Mechanical
Engineering (MECH-PMA), Chemical Engineering (CHEM-BioTec) and Computer
Science (CS-NATW)]. OPTEC combines altogether 20 professors, 12 postdocs,
and more than 60 PhD students that jointly work on bringing state-of-the-art
optimization methods together with real-world engineering applications.
For more information, see

The beautiful university town Leuven with its well reputed old university is
located in the heart of Europe, 14 minutes from Brussels Airport and
30 minutes from downtown Brussels.

Electronic applications including a CV, a list of publications, names of two
possible references, and a brief description of your research interests
are most welcome. Please send them until June 21, 2007 to


From: Joseph Traub <>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 11:18:32 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Contents, Journal of Complexity

Journal of Complexity
Volume 23, Number 3, June 2007
Klaus Ritter Wins the 2007 Information-Based Complexity Prize
Nominations for the 2008 Prize in Information-Based Complexity
2007 Best Paper Award Committee


A survey of randomized algorithms for control synthesis and performance
Giuseppe Calafiore, Fabrizio Dabbene, Roberto Tempo

Polynomial differential equations compute all real computable functions
on computable compact intervals
Olivier Bournez, Manuel L. Campagnolo, Daniel S. Graca, Emmanuel Hainry

Fast Lagrange-Newton transformations
Ryszrd Smarzewski, Joanna Kapusta

On the construction of optimal cubature formulae which us integrals over
V.S. Babenko, S.V. Borodachov

Relative widths of smooth functions determined by fractional order
Liu Yongping, Yang Lianhong

Lifting and recombination techniques for absolute factorization
Guillame Cheze, Gregoire Lecerf


From: "Professor Dr. T.E. Simos" <>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2007 17:33:08 +0300
Subject: Contents, J. Numerical Analysis, Industrial and Applied Mathematics JNAIAM

Journal of Numerical Analysis, Industrial and Applied Mathematics,
ISSN 1790-8140, ISSN Electronic 1790-8159

A free on-line edition is available at:

Volume 2, Number 1-2, 2007

L. Aceto, R. Pandolfi and D. Trigiante
Stability Analysis of Linear Multistep Methods via Polynomial Type
JNAIAM, 2(1-2)(2007), pp. 1-9

Peter Benner, Vasile Sima and Martin Slowik
Evaluation of the Linear Matrix Equation Solvers in SLICOT
JNAIAM, 2(1-2)(2007), pp. 11-34

Susanne C. Brenner and Luke Owens
A Weakly Over-Penalized Non-Symmetric Interior Penalty Method
JNAIAM, 2(1-2)(2007), pp. 35-48

Vjeran Hari and Vida Zadelj-Martić
Parallelizing the Kogbetliantz Method: A First Attempt
JNAIAM, 2(1-2)(2007), pp. 49-66

I. Hoteita, G. Triantafyllou and G. Korres
Using Low-Rank Ensemble Kalman Filters for Data Assimilation with High
Dimensional Imperfect Models
JNAIAM, 2(1-2)(2007), pp. 67-78

J. Mateu
Computing Limiting Stochastic Processes for Spatial Structure Detection
JNAIAM, 2(1-2)(2007), pp. 79-102

Saša Singer
Determination of the Heat Transfer Coefficient in the Law of Cooling for
Gas-Quenching Systems
JNAIAM, 2(1-2)(2007), pp. 103-114


From: Claude Brezinski <>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2007 16:22:34 +0200
Subject: Contents, Numerical Algorithms

Numerical Algorithms
Contents, Volume 44 Number 1

A adaptive spectral least-squares scheme for the Burgers equation,
Pages 1 - 10
W. Heinrichs

A cautious BFGS update for reduced Hessian SQP, Pages 11 - 28
Tao-Wen Liu, Dong-Hui Li

Diagonalization of the symmetrized discrete ith right shift operator:
an elementary proof. Pages 29 - 43
M. Fuentes

On multiresolution schemes using a stencil selection procedure:
applications to ENO schemes. Pages 45 - 68
S. Amat, S. Busquier, J. Carlos Trillo

Te approximation of logarithmic function by q-Bernstein polynomials in
the case q 1. Pages 69 - 82
S. Ostrovska

On MIMO model reduction by the weighted equation­error approach. Pages
83 - 98
W. Krajewski, U. Viaro


From: Hans Schneider <>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 17:18:31 -0500 (CDT)
Subject: Contents, LAA

Linear Algebra and its Applications
Volume 424, Issue 1, Pages 1-338 (1 July 2007)
Special Issue in honor of Roger Horn
Edited by Rajendra Bhatia, Fuad Kittaneh, Roy Mathias and Xingzhi Zhan


1) Lists of Editors
Pages ii-iii

2) Photo of Roger Horn
Page xii

3) Special issue dedicated to Roger Horn
Pages 1-2
Rajendra Bhatia, Fuad Kittaneh, Roy Mathias and Xingzhi Zhan

4) Publications of Roger Horn
Pages 3-7

5) Schur product of matrices and numerical radius (range) preserving maps
Pages 8-24
Chi-Kwong Li and Edward Poon

6) Eigenvalue inequalities for convex and log-convex functions
Pages 25-35
Jaspal Singh Aujla and Jean-Christophe Bourin

7) Mean matrices and infinite divisibility
Pages 36-54
Rajendra Bhatia and Hideki Kosaki

8) Sign patterns allowing nilpotence of index 3ÿÿ
Pages 55-70
Yubin Gao, Zhongshan Li and Yanling Shao

9) Inequalities for sums and direct sums of Hilbert space operators
Pages 71-82
Omar Hirzallah and Fuad Kittaneh

10) Moving zeros among matricesÿÿ
Pages 83-95
John Holbrook and Jean-Pierre Schoch

11) An asymptotic behavior of QR decomposition
Pages 96-107
Huajun Huang and Tin-Yau Tam

12) On Euclidean distance matrices
Pages 108-117
R. Balaji and R.B. Bapat

13) Transition matrices for well-conditioned Markov chains
Pages 118-131
S.J. Kirkland, Michael Neumann and Jianhong Xu

14) Extremal numbers of positive entries of imprimitive nonnegative matricesÿÿ
Pages 132-138
Xingzhi Zhan

15) Gerÿÿgorin type theorems for quaternionic matrices
Pages 139-153
Fuzhen Zhang

16) The spectral approximation of multiplication operators via
asymptotic (structured) linear algebra
Pages 154-176
Stefano Serra-Capizzano

17) Rank one operators and norm of elementary operators
Pages 177-183
Ameur Seddik

18) Canonical forms for mixed symmetricÿÿskewsymmetric quaternion matrix pencilsÿÿ
Pages 184-221
Leiba Rodman

19) Maps preserving the nilpotency of products of operators
Pages 222-239
Chi-Kwong Li, Peter ÿÿemrl and Nung-Sing Sze

20) The higher-order derivatives of spectral functionsÿÿ
Pages 240-281
Hristo S. Sendov

21) Classification of sesquilinear forms with the first argument on a
subspace or a factor space
Pages 282-303
Vyacheslav Futorny and Vladimir V. Sergeichuk

22) How real is your matrix?ÿÿ
Pages 304-319
Marko Huhtanen

23) Idempotency of linear combinations of three idempotent matrices,
two of which are commuting
Pages 320-337
Oskar Maria Baksalary and Julio Benÿÿ´tez

Linear Algebra and its Applications
Volume 424, Issues 2-3, Pages 339-634 (15 July 2007)

1) Lists of Editors
Pages ii-iii

2) The split decomposition of a tridiagonal pair
Pages 339-345
Kazumasa Nomura and Paul Terwilliger

3) Positive real matrices in indefinite inner product spaces and
invariant maximal semidefinite subspacesÿÿ
Pages 346-370
J.H. Fourie, G.J. Groenewald and A.C.M. Ran

4) Linear bijections which preserve the diameter of vector-valued maps
Pages 371-377
A. Aizpuru and M. Tamayo

5) Derivations of the Lie algebra of strictly upper triangular
matrices over a commutative ring
Pages 378-383
Shikun Ou, Dengyin Wang and Ruiping Yao

6) On the converse of Andersonÿÿs theorem
Pages 384-389
A. Blanco and A. Turnÿÿek

7) A note on the matrix equation XAÿÿAX=Xp
Pages 390-392
Khakim D. Ikramov

8) Singular value decomposition of multi-companion matrices
Pages 393-404
Georgi N. Boshnakov

9) Abstract perturbed Krylov methods
Pages 405-434
Jens-Peter M. Zemke

10) Accurate eigenvalues of certain sign regular matrices
Pages 435-447
Plamen Koev and Froilán Dopico

11) A new justification of the JacobiÿÿDavidson method for large
Pages 448-455
Heinrich Voss

12) On condiagonalizable matrices
Pages 456-465
Khakim D. Ikramov

13) A class of oscillatory matrices with exponent nÿÿ1
Pages 466-479
Shaun Fallat and Xiao Ping Liu

14) Tight sets of points in the half-spin geometry related to Q+(9,q)
Pages 480-491
Bart De Bruyn

15) Critical operators for the degree of the minimal polynomial of
derivations restricted to Grassmann spaces
Pages 492-509
Cristina Caldeira

16) Modular Leonard triples
Pages 510-539
Brian Curtin

17) When are linear differentiation-invariant spaces differential?
Pages 540-554
Vakhtang Lomadze

18) Special loop connections of linear systems
Pages 555-569
Marija Dodig

19) On the state of behaviors
Pages 570-614
P.A. Fuhrmann, P. Rapisarda and Y. Yamamoto

20) Constructing matrices with prescribed off-diagonal submatrix and
invariant polynomialsÿÿ
Pages 615-633
Alberto Borobia and Roberto Canogar


From: Liz Martin <>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 11:28:57 +0100
Subject: Contents, Inverse Problems, volume 23, issue 3, June 2007

Volume 23, Issue 3, June 2007
Pages: 859--1328

Individual articles are free for 30 days following their publication on
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Fisher information analysis for two-dimensional microwave tomography
S Nordebo, M Gustafsson and B Nilsson

Levenberg--Marquardt methods for parameter estimation problems in the
radiative transfer equation
T Feng, P Edstr\"om and M Gulliksson

An inverse problem for higher order differential operators on star-type
V A Yurko

Scattering theory for Jacobi operators with a steplike quasi-periodic
I Egorova, J Michor and G Teschl

On the inverse problem for the Dirac operator
X Li

Reconstruction method for inverse Sturm--Liouville problems with
discontinuous potentials
M Rafler and C B\"ockmann

Analysis versus synthesis in signal priors
M Elad, P Milanfar and R Rubinstein

Sparsity and incoherence in compressive sampling
E Cand\`es and J Romberg

A convergence rates result for Tikhonov regularization in Banach spaces
with non-smooth operators
B Hofmann, B Kaltenbacher, C P\"oschl and O Scherzer

A note on the Krasnoselski--Mann theorem and its generalizations
J Zhao and Q Yang

A nonlinear elastic deformable template for soft structure segmentation:
application to the heart segmentation in MRI
Y Rouchdy, J Pousin, J Schaerer and P Clarysse

On the inverse problem for a size-structured population model
B Perthame and J P Zubelli

Regularization strategies for a two-dimensional inverse heat conduction
Z Qian and C-L Fu

A uniqueness result for the recovery of a coefficient of the heat
conduction equation
P D Cordaro and A Kawano

A new algorithm for the shape reconstruction of perfectly conducting
M {\c{C}}ay\"oren, I Akduman, A Yapar and L Crocco

Corrosion detection in conducting boundaries: II. Linearization, stability
and discretization
D Fasino, G Inglese and F Mariani

Effect of discretization error and adaptive mesh generation in diffuse
optical absorption imaging: I
M Guven, B Yazici, K Kwon, E Giladi and X Intes

Effect of discretization error and adaptive mesh generation in diffuse
optical absorption imaging: II
M Guven, B Yazici, K Kwon, E Giladi and X Intes

The determination of the support and surface conductivity of a partially
coated buried object
M Di Cristo and J Sun

Inverse spectral problems for coupled oscillating systems
S Albeverio, P Binding, R Hryniv and Ya Mykytyuk

Optimal current patterns in dynamical electrical impedance tomography
J P Kaipio, A Sepp\"anen, A Voutilainen and H Haario

Bioluminescence tomography with optimized optical parameters
W Han, K Kazmi, W Cong and G Wang

On the problem of polarization tomography: I
R Novikov and V Sharafutdinov

Inverse Born approximation for the nonlinear two-dimensional Schr\"odinger
V Serov

Dynamic level set regularization for large distributed parameter
estimation problems
K van den Doel and U M Ascher

Expanding the domain of contraction mapping in the inverse problem of
imaging with incoherently scattered radiation
E M A Hussein and J T C Bowles

Lipschitz stability for the inverse Robin problem
E Sincich


Uniqueness and stability in an inverse problem for the Schr\"odinger
L Baudouin and J-P Puel

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