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From: Iain Duff <I.Duff@rl.ac.uk>

Date: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 11:45:31 GMT

**Subject: Fox Prize, Call for Entries**

CALL FOR ENTRIES

LESLIE FOX PRIZE MEETING, 28th JUNE 1999

The Ninth Leslie Fox Prize meeting will take place on June 28th 1999

at the University of Dundee, prior to the 18th Dundee Biennial

Conference on Numerical Analysis.

Entries for the Ninth Leslie Fox Prize competition are now

requested. Any person who is less than 31 years old on January 1st,

1999 and has not already won a first prize in a previous Leslie Fox

Prize competition is eligible. Each entry should consist of three

copies of a paper, describing some of the candidate's research, that

is suitable for a 40 minute lecture at a numerical analysis

symposium. Whether or not the work has been published or accepted

for publication is irrelevant, but no person may submit more than

one paper. Unsuccessful candidates from previous competitions are

encouraged to enter.

The entries will be considered by an Adjudicating Committee: its

members are Prof. I.S. Duff (RAL), Prof. L.N. Trefethen (Oxford),

and Dr A. Iserles (Cambridge). Particular attention will be given

to the originality and quality of each paper, and to the suitability

of the material for a 40 minute talk to a general audience of

numerical analysts. Papers will be selected by the Committee by

the end of March, for presentation at the Leslie Fox Prize meeting.

Only the papers that are presented at the symposium will be eligible

for awards but, subject to this restriction, the Adjudicating

Committee may award any number of first and secondary prizes.

Entries should be received by February 28th, 1999. Each candidate

should include a statement of the year of birth and should indicate

that he or she would be available to present a paper at the

symposium. Single-authored papers are preferred. Although a joint

paper may be submitted by an individual candidate, the entry must

primarily be the original work of the candidate, and must be

accompanied by a statement from the co-authors agreeing to the

submission and detailing the contribution of the candidate to the

paper. Travel funds are not generally available to assist

candidates who attend the symposium. The receipt of all entries

will be acknowledged. Any question on this notice should be

addressed to a member of the Adjudicating Committee.

One printed copy of each entry should be sent by mail to the

Chairman:

Iain S Duff

Chairman

Fox Prize Adjudicating Committee

Atlas Centre

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Chilton, Didcot

Oxon OX11 0QX

England

as well as

EITHER a postscript file of the entry (to be sent by email) to EACH

of the adjudicators:

isd@rl.ac.uk

lnt@cs.cornell.edu

ai@amtp.cam.ac.uk

OR ELSE TWO ADDITIONAL PRINTED COPIES (to be sent with the first

printed copy), mailed to Iain Duff as above.

Any E-mail should have the expression `FOX PRIZE' in the subject

line.

[A printed copy is needed in case difficulty is found processing the

postscript files, but it saves postage and delay if the adjudicators

are each sent postscript files.]

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From: Thanh-Ha LeThi <LeThi@Springer.de>

Date: Mon, 26 Oct 1998 12:49:56 +0100

**Subject: New Book, Multigrid Methods**

W. Hackbusch, G. Wittum (Eds.) "Multigrid Methods V", Lecture Notes in

Computational Science and Engineering Vol. 3, Springer-Verlag, published

October 1998

ISBN 3-540-63133-X DM 128,00/U.S.$79.95 VII, 340 pp.

Information text:

"This book is the proceedings of a top-quality meeting on multigrid

methods and will become a standard reference for researchers in

computational science and engineering as well as numerical analysis."

For further information, please contact:

Dr. Martin Peters Phone: *49-6221-487 185

Senior Mathematics Editor FAX: *49-6221-487 355

Springer-Verlag

Tiergartenstrasse 17 E-mail: Peters@Springer.de

D-69121 Heidelberg, Germany http://www.springer.de/math/peters.html

Visit our Web site at http://www.springer.de

or http://www.springer-ny.com

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From: Frank Ihlenburg <ihl@germanlloyd.org>

Date: Fri, 30 Oct 1998 11:52:56 +0100

**Subject: New Book, Finite Element Analysis of Acoustic Scattering**

"FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF ACOUSTIC SCATTERING"

by Frank Ihlenburg, Germanischer Lloyd, Hamburg

The book deals with the application of the FEM to the solution

of the Helmholtz equation in unbounded exterior domains. Recent

results of numerical analysis that are fundamental for the reliable

computational simulation of scattering problems with FEM.

The topics include a priori and a posteriori error estimation,

treating both the h-version and the hp-version of the FEM.

The author addresses in detail:

In the analysis, a systematic treatment of Galerkin

methods for indefinite problems is given. This leads to asymptotic

error estimates that can be found either from the inf-sup-condition

or from a result of Schatz for problems satisfying the Garding

inequality. However, these asymptotic results do not (for large

wave number) describe the error on "practical" meshes, and

preasymptotic error estimates are proven.

An overview of approximation methods in unbounded domains outside

the bounded finite element region is given.

The topics include absorbing and Dirichlet-to-Neumann conditions,

infinite elements, and the perfectly matched layer approach.

Computational results, both for illustration of the theory

as well as for application to the simulation of experiments

in 3-D are discussed.

The book is addressed to readers in applied mathematics,

physics and engineering.

Springer-Verlag New York, Applied Mathematical

Sciences, Volume 132, 1998,

ISBN-# 0-387-98319-8, Price \$59.-

email:

dbabico@springer-ny.com

Tel: 212-460-1708

Fax: 212-533-5587

http://www.springer-ny.com

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From: Jane Day <day@mathcs.sjsu.edu>

Date: Sat, 24 Oct 1998 20:18:44 -0700 (PDT)

**Subject: Southern California Matrix Meeting**

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MATRIX THEORY MEETING

Saturday, November 21, 1998

Engineering Auditorium, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA.

There is no registration fee. All participants and their guests are

cordially invited to a complimentary dinner following the last talk.

Please email how many in your party are likely to attend the dinner, or

for directions or information about hotels: Jane Day day@sjsumcs.sjsu.edu

C.R. Johnson, The College of William and Mary

"Hadamard Duals, Retractable Sets, and Determinantal Inequalities"

Y.K. Au-Yeung, The University of Hong Kong

"Matrices and the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra over Quaternions"

Wasin So, Sam Houston State University

"Rank One Perturbation and Laplacian Spectrum"

Zhonggang Zeng, Northeastern Illinois University and MSRI

"Ill Conditioned Eigenvalues, Multiple Roots of Polynomials, and

Their Computations"

Aaron Melman, University of San Francisco

"Spectral Functions for Real Symmetric Toeplitz Matrices"

Tibor Boros, ArrayCom, San Jose, CA

"Fast Solution of Vandermonde-type Linear Systems With Complex Nodes"

Shaun Fallatt, The College of William and Mary

"Sub-direct Sums and Positivity Classes of Matrices"

Bill Watkins, CSU Northridge

"Dual Graphs and Knot Invariants"

Michael Neubauer, CSU Northridge

"D-optimal (0,1)-weighing Designs"

Dave Carlson, San Diego State University

"Inertia Theory"

Wayne Barrett, Brigham Young University

"A Nonpolyhedral Cone of Class Function Inequalities"

Les Foster, San Jose State University

"New Developments About Rook Pivoting"

Howard Swann, San Jose State University

"How Important Is the Past? On Calculating Solutions for Systems of ODEs"

Glenn Appleby, Santa Clara University

"Matrix Realizations for Littlewood-Richardson Sequences"

Yiu Tung Poon, Iowa State University

"Convexity of Joint Numerical Ranges and Constructing Matrices

Under Linear Constraints"

Don Robinson, Brigham Young University

"Matrices Over Regular Rings are Regular"

Roger A. Horn, University of Utah

"The Moment Matrix and Some Applications"

P.N.Shivakumar, University of Manitoba

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From: Trini Flores <flores@siam.org>

Date: Wed, 28 Oct 98 11:50:02 -0500

**Subject: Deadlines for SIAM Meetings**

1999 SIAM Conference on Optimization

May 10-12, 1999

Atlanta, Georgia

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF CONTRIBUTED ABSTRACTS: OCTOBER 30, 1998.

For more information, visit: www.siam.org/meetings/op99/.

1999 SIAM Annual Meeting

May 12-15, 1999

Atlanta, Georgia

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF MINISYMPOSIUM PROPOSALS AND CONTRIBUTED

ABSTRACTS: NOVEMBER 16, 1998.

For more information, visit: www.siam.org/meetings/an99/.

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From: Victor Malyshkin <malysh@ssd.sscc.ru>

Date: Fri, 30 Oct 1998 06:54:16 +0000 (GMT)

**Subject: Conference on Parallel Computing Technologies**

PARALLEL COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES

(PaCT-99)

Fifth International Conference

September 6-10, 1999

St.-Petersburg, RUSSIA

Sponsored by

Russian Academy of Sciences

Russian Fund for Basic Research

Ministry of Higher Education

The Computing Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences

(Academgorodok, Novosibirsk) and the State Elctrotechnical University of

St.-Petersburg are jointly organizing the Fifth International Conference on

PARALLEL COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES (PaCT-99).

The conference will be held in St.-Petersburg, September 6-10, 1999.

The aim of PaCT-99 is to give an overview of new developments,

applications, and trends in parallel computing technologies including all

aspects of the applications of parallel computer systems, general methods

and tools for the solution of big size problems and mathematical

modelling, languages, environment and software tools supporting parallel

processing, operating systems, general architecture concepts, enabling

technologies etc.

Original manuscripts are solicited for the Conference. An

extended abstract (about 5-7 pages) should be submitted to the

conference address in Novosibirsk by January 20, 1999.

Only electronic submission of manuscripts will be accepted.

All papers will be internationally reviewed. Authors will be

notified of acceptance by March 15, 1999. We will require

camera-ready copy of the accepted paper by May 20, 1999.

The Conference Proceedings is planned to be published as the volume of

Springer Verlag LNCS (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) series and

distributed at the Conference.

The official language of the Conference is English.

IMPORTANT DATES

* Submission of the extended abstract: January 20, 1999

* Notification of acceptance: March 15, 1999

* Camera-ready version of paper: May 20, 1999

CONTACT INFORMATION

PaCT-99 Organizing Committee

Supercomputer Software Department

Computing Centre RAS

Lavrentiev pr., 6

Novosibirsk 630090, RUSSIA

Phone: (+7) 3832-343-994

Fax: (+7) 3832-324-259

E-mail: pact99@ssd.sscc.ru, malysh@ssd.sscc.ru

Web: http://www.PaCT.sscc.ru/conference/pact99/

More info on PaCT-99 can be found on PaCT-99 Web pages at the URL

http://www.ssd.sscc.ru/pact99/

More information on PaCT conferences can be found at the URL

http://www.ssd.sscc.ru/PaCT/conference/

Program Committee

V. Malyshkin Chairman (Russian Academy of Sciences)

O. Bandman (Russian Academy of Sciences)

A. Bode (State Technical University of Munich, Germany)

H. Burkhart (University of Basel, Switzerland)

P. Ciancarini (University of Bologna, Italy)

M. Cosnard (Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France)

P. Degano (State University of Pisa, Italy)

A. Doroshenko (Academy of Sciences, Ukraina)

D. Etiemble (University Paris-Sud, France)

A. Hurson (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

V. Ivannikov (Russian Academy of Sciences)

Ph. Jorrand (LEIBNIZ laboratory, IMAG, France)

V. Kotov (HP, USA)

B. Lecussan (ONERA/CERT, France)

C. Lengauer (State University of Passau, Germany)

T. Ludwig (State Technical University of Munich, Germany)

G. Mauri (University of Milano, Italy)

N. Mirenkov (The University of Aizu, Japan)

I. Pottosin (Russian Academy of Sciences)

B. Roux (Institut de Mecanique des Fluides de Marseilles, France)

G. Silberman (IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA)

J. Smith (Drexel University, USA)

D. Walker (University of Wales Cardiff, UK)

A. Wendelborn (University of Adelaide, Australia)

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From: Christoph Helmberg <helmberg@zib.de>

Date: Fri, 30 Oct 1998 17:07:16 +0100 (MET)

**Subject: Workshop on Semidefinite Programming**

Workshop

SEMIDEFINITE PROGRAMMING: APPLICATIONS AND ALGORITHMS

ZIB-Berlin, November 15-17, 1998

Organizers: M. Groetschel, C. Helmberg, and L. Vandenberghe

http://www/helmberg/workshop.html

Semidefinite Programming has been around for some time. Initially

it was mainly a theoretical tool for proving, e.g., bounds or

showing desirable properties of certain mathematical models.

Roughly ten years ago - with the extension of the theory of

interior point methods from Linear Programming to Semidefinite

Programming - many of these problems came into the realm of

computational tractability.

This spurred interest into the field and resulted in several new

applications of Semidefinite Programming and in an increasing

demand for general purpose codes that solve these problems for

variables and constraints steadily growing in number and size.

At the same time various algorithmic approaches have been and are

being developed that try to provide such tools. However, none of

them qualifies as THE general purpose tool one would hope for.

Rather, each algorithm has its own merits and limits.

It seems to be time to

- review all algorithmic approaches and important applications

- evaluate which algorithms are good tools for which applications

- determine which applications are still out of scope

and to

- develop standard test sets for these applications

- define standard input formats, that meet the needs of the

various applications and implementational requirements.

To initiate this process we have decided to dedicate the workshop

"Semidefinite Programming: Applications and Algorithms"

to this topic. The workshop consists of 23 invited presentations,

5 of them one-hour lectures of survey character and 18 talks

(30 minutes each) on special issues. The program is available

on the page

http://www.zib.de/helmberg/workshop.html

We thank all speakers for having accepted our invitation, and the

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft whose funds have made this workshop

possible. We are looking forward to welcoming you in Berlin.

Martin Groetschel, Christoph Helmberg, and Lieven Vandenberghe

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From: Hideaki Kaneko <kaneko@math.odu.edu>

Date: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 14:05:48 -0500 (EST)

**Subject: Chair Position at Old Dominion University**

POSITION

Chair of Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The College of Sciences at Old Dominion University is seeking a

chairperson for its Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Individuals applying for this position must qualify for the rank of

Full Professor. The successful candidate will be an active

researcher with the stature required to lead the department in its

quest for national prominence. Individuals interested in, and capable

of, building strong interdisciplinary research and instructional

programs are encouraged to apply. Current research strengths in the

department center around applied mathematics, computational

mathematics, and statistics. Excellent collaborative research and

educational opportunities in these areas and in mathematics education

are available in the College of Sciences, the College of Engineering

and Technology, the Darden College of Education, Eastern Virginia

Medical School, NASA-Langley Research Center, and the Thomas Jefferson

National Accelerator Facility. Further information regarding the

department and this position may be obtained at www.math.odu.edu.

Interested individuals should forward a letter-of-interest, a copy of

their curriculum vitae, the names, mail and E-mail addresses, and

telephone numbers of three references to Ms. Phyllis Brown,

Recruitment Administrator, Office of the Dean, College of Sciences,

Ocean/Physics Building, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

23529-0163. Nominations of candidates should also be sent to Ms.

Brown. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue

until the position is filled. Old Dominion University is an affirmative

action, equal opportunity employer and requires compliance with the

Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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

From: Homer Walker <walker@WPI.EDU>

Date: Wed, 28 Oct 1998 17:56:50 -0500 (EST)

**Subject: Faculty Positions at Worcester Polytechnic Institute**

POSITIONS IN APPLIED AND COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE

The Mathematical Sciences Department of Worcester Polytechnic Institute

(WPI) invites applications for several tenure-track faculty positions

in applied and computational mathematics to begin in the fall of 1999.

Appointments will probably be at the Assistant Professor level, but

exceptionally well qualified candidates may be considered for appointments

at higher rank. An earned Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required. A

successful candidate must be able to contribute strongly to both the

department's research activities and its innovative, project-based

educational programs. Areas of research in the department include partial

differential equations with applications in fluid and continuum mechanics,

composite materials, computational modeling and simulation, numerical

analysis, optimization, control theory, applied probability, discrete

mathematics, and applied statistics.

WPI is a private and highly selective technological university with an

enrollment of 2700 undergraduates and about 1000 full- and part-time

graduate students. The campus is located in Worcester, MA, New England's

second largest city, in close proximity to the city's many cultural

attractions as well as nine other institutions of higher education

in the urban area. Worcester, forty miles west of Boston, offers access

to the diverse cultural and recreational resources of New England

and provides opportunities for urban, suburban or rural lifestyles.

WPI offers a smoke-free environment.

The Mathematical Sciences Department has 24 full-time faculty and

supports a PhD program and MS programs in applied mathematics and

applied statistics, as well as a full undergraduate program. For

additional information about the Mathematical Sciences Department

and WPI, see http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/Depts/Math/.

Qualified applicants should send a detailed curriculum vitae, a one-page

statement of their specific teaching and research objectives, and the names

of four references with mail/email addresses and telephone/fax numbers to

Search Committee

Mathematical Sciences Department

WPI

100 Institute Road

Worcester, MA 01609-2280, USA

Applicants will be considered on a continuing basis beginning January 1,

1999 until the positions are filled.

To enrich education through diversity, WPI is an affirmative action, equal

opportunity employer.

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From: Jose Castillo <castillo@myth.sdsu.edu>

Date: Wed, 28 Oct 1998 18:07:40 -0800 (PST)

**Subject: Faculty Positions at San Diego State University**

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

Applications are invited for three tenure-track positions at the

assistant professor level to start Fall 1999. Exceptionally strong

candidates may be considered at a higher rank.

MATHEMATICS OF COMMUNICATION

Requires a doctorate in mathematics or a closely related field. The

successful candidate must show promise of excellence in teaching at the

undergraduate and graduate level and have an active and productive

research program in the mathematics of digital and analog

communication, such as coding theory, cryptography, and certain areas

of applied algebra. Persons who have the potential to interact

successfully with engineers and scientists in the local communications

industry are strongly encouraged to apply. Duties include teaching of

undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics, helping start new

courses in information theory, coding theory, and cryptography,

directing undergraduate and graduate students, conducting research and

publishing in recognized scholarly journals. Send vita & have three

letters of recommendation sent to: Communications Search Committee,

Department of Mathematical & Computer Sciences, San Diego State

University, San Diego, CA 92182-7720. Closing date: Jan. 15, 1999.

COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE

Requires a doctorate in mathematics or a closely related field.

Applicants for this position must provide evidence of outstanding

potential for research in applied mathematics or scientific computation

beyond the dissertation and a strong commitment to teaching at all

levels. Of particular interest are applicants whose work has an applied

component that can be related to industrial applications or to other

sciences. This position contributes to our long range plans to build a

strong applied and computational mathematics group interacting with

other departments in our new interdisciplinary program in computational

science. Send vita & have three letters of recommendation sent to :

Computational Science Search Committee, Department of Mathematical &

Computer Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

92182-7720. Closing date: Jan. 15, 1999.

BIOSTATISTICS/STATISTICS

Requires a doctorate in Biostatistics/Statistics prior to 8/31/99. Must

have strong potential for excellence in teaching and research. Duties

include teaching, research, statistical consulting & directing M.S.

theses. Send vita & have three letters of recommendation sent to:

Statistics Search Committee, Department of Mathematical & Computer

Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182-7720.

Closing date: Jan. 31, 1999.

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Title IX Employer.

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From: Gilberto Schleiniger <schleini@math.udel.edu>

Date: Fri, 30 Oct 1998 15:35:55 -0500 (EST)

**Subject: Faculty Position at University of Delaware**

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Delaware

invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track position to begin September 1,

1999. The position is in applied mathematics with level open. Strong preference

will be given those individuals at the Associate or entry Full Professor level.

Evidence of a strong publication record and fundable research are required.

Experience and interest in establishing and mentoring links with industry and

other academic disciplines will weigh heavily in the candidate's favor.

Expertise in any of the areas of Wave Propagation, Fluid Dynamics, Material

Science, Scientific Computation and Inverse Problems will also weigh heavily

in the candidate's favor. Evidence of effective teaching at the graduate and

undergraduate levels is essential.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae (including funding history) reprints

and/or preprints and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to

Applied Mathematics Search Committee

Department of Mathematical Sciences

University of Delaware

Newark, DE 19716

Applications must be received by January 15, 1999 to receive full consideration.

The University of Delaware is an equal opportunity

employer which encourages applications from qualified minority group

members and women

More details can be found at http://www.math.udel.edu

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From: Pierre Dupont <pierre@bu.edu>

Date: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 12:14:08 -0500

**Subject: Postdoctoral Position at Boston University**

Postdoctoral Position in Model Reduction of Mechanical Systems, Boston University

The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at Boston University

is seeking a postdoctoral fellow. The research position will involve

developing model reduction techniques for the scaled shock testing of

complex mechanical systems. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in

mechanical or electrical engineering or a closely related field. Experience

in optimal model reduction is critical; expertise in mechanical shock and

vibration is preferred. Applicants should send a CV and contact information

for three references to Prof. Pierre Dupont, pierre@bu.edu. BU is an EO/AA

employer.

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From: U. Washington <vigre@amath.washington.edu>

Date: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 16:53:26 -0800

**Subject: Postdoctoral Positions at University of Washington, Seattle**

ACMS Postdoctoral Fellowships

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE

DEPARTMENTS of APPLIED MATHEMATICS, MATHEMATICS, and STATISTICS

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

Applications are invited for three Postdoctoral Fellows starting

September 16, 1999. Applicants are required to have earned a Ph.D. degree

between March 15, 1998 and the start date.

The Departments of Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, and Statistics

have a broad spectrum of faculty involved in research in the applied

and computational mathematical sciences (ACMS). The National Science

Foundation has recently awarded these departments a Vertical

Integration Grant in Research and Education (VIGRE) to jointly provide

enhanced research and educational experiences up through the

postdoctoral level. This award will fund ACMS Postdoctoral Fellowships

for a three-year duration. Fellows will join one or more

cross-disciplinary research groups reflecting interests of the

faculty. Active groups include: statistics and the environment,

model-based clustering and Bayesian model selection, numerical analysis

and scientific computing, optimization, geophysical fluid dynamics and

climate change, nonlinear dynamics and wave propagation, mathematical

and statistical methods in computer graphics, precipitation modeling,

inverse problems, and mathematical biology. Fellows will receive

mentoring in both teaching and research in preparation for an academic

career and will write their own research proposal in the third year.

Fellows may have an opportunity to visit a research institute, national

lab, or industry during their second year. Duties include half-time

teaching (typically two courses per year on the quarter system) and

mentoring both graduate and undergraduate students in an exciting

cross-disciplinary research setting. ACMS Fellowships are available

only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Applications should include a curriculum vita, statement of research

interests, three letters of recommendation, and a Mathematics Subject

Classification (as found in the index volumes of Mathematical Reviews)

of the applicant's primary research interest. Applications should be

sent to: ACMS Postdoc Committee Chair, Department of Applied

Mathematics, Box 352420, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

98195-2420. Review of applications will begin January 15, 1999.

The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse

faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority

candidates. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

employer.

For more information about the position or the institution see

the ACMS home page at

href="http://www.amath.washington.edu/~vigre"

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

From: Hans Schneider <hans@math.wisc.edu>

Date: Fri, 30 Oct 1998 11:04:43 -0600 (CST)

**Subject: Contents, Linear Algebra and Its Applications**

Journal: Linear Algebra and Its Applications

ISSN : 0024-3795

Volume : 284

Issue : 1-3

Date : 12-Nov-1998

Special issue on the International Linear Algebra Society Symposium

"Linear Algebra in Control Theory, Signals and Image Processing," held at

the University of Manitoba, Canada, 6-8 June 1997.

pp 1-1

Preface

pp 3-17

Some algebraic aspects of signal processing

M Barnabei

pp 19-39

Fast fraction-free triangularization of bezoutians with applications to

sub-resultant chain computation

DA Bini, L Gemignani

pp 41-52

A fast method to diagonalize a Hankel matrix

DL Boley

pp 53-71

Sensitivity analyses for factorizations of sparse or structured matrices

XIAOWEN Chang, C Paige

pp 73-94

A direction set based algorithm for least squares problems in adaptive

signal processing

MEIQIN Chen

pp 95-124

FFT alcorithms and their adaptation to parallel processing

E Chu

pp 125-135

On-line change-point detection for state space models using multi-process

kalman filters

M Daumer

pp 137-156

Inverse toeplitz preconditioners for ill-posed problems

M Hanke

pp 157-175

DFT representations of toeplitz-plus-hankel bezoutians with application to

fast matrix-vector multiplication

G Heinig

pp 177-192

Kronecker product and SVD approximations in image restoration

J Kamm, JG Nagy

pp 193-228

Applications of second-order cone programming

M Sousa Lobo, L Vandenberghe

pp 229-237

Factorizations of Cauchy-Vandermonde matrices

JM Pena

pp 239-258

Matrices with multiple symmetry properties: Applications of Centrohermitian

and Perhermitian matrices

IS Pressman

pp 259-306

Estimation and control with bounded data uncertainties

AH Sayed

pp 307-334

Korovkin theorems and linear positive gram matrix algebra approximations of

toeplitz matrices

S Serra Capizzano

pp 335-355

A stabilized superfast solver for indefinite hankel systems*

M Van Barel

pp 357-359

Conference report

pp 361-362

Author index

Journal: Linear Algebra and Its Applications

ISSN : 0024-3795

Volume : 285

Issue : 1-3

Date : 23-Nov-1998

pp 1-6

The expression of the generalized inverse of the perturbed operator under

Type I perturbation in Hilbert spaces

GUOLIANG Chen

pp 7-31

Perturbation bounds and characterisation of the associated algebraic

Riccati equation

MM Konstantinov

pp 33-35

A note on laplacian graph eigenvalues

R Merris

pp 37-67

Eigenvector computation for almost unitary Hessenberg matrices and

inversion of Szego-Vandermonde matrices via discrete transmission lines

V Olshevsky

pp 69-80

LMI characterization of structural and robust stability

JC Geromel

pp 81-105

Where is the nearest non-regular pencil?

R Byers

pp 107-114

Gaussian variables, polynomials and permanents

J Arias De Reyna

pp 115-121

Linear conditions for a polynomial P(X,Y) to have younger mates

R Peretz

pp 123-142

Hardness results and spectral techniques for combinatorial problems on

circulant graphs

B Codenotti, S Vigna

pp 143-152

Completions of M-matrix patterns

L Hogben

pp 153-163

Nonstationary two-stage multisplitting methods with overlapping blocks

ZH Cao

pp 165-179

Preserving Diagonalisability

M Omladic, P Semrl

pp 181-188

The undirected graph and estimates of matrix singular values

LI Luoluo

pp 189-200

Compatible lattice orders and linear operators on R^n

B Lavric

pp 201-228

Limit cycles for successive projections onto hyperplanes in R^n

J Angelos, GW Grossman

pp 229-255

Solution of Troeplitz normal equations by sine transform based

preconditioning

F Di Benedetto

pp 257-276

A numerical algorithm for computing a basis for the root subspace at a

nonderogatory eigenvalue of a multiparameter system

B Plestenjak

pp 277-290

A conjecture concerning the Hadamard product of inverses of M-matrices

M Neumann

pp 291-303

Normal matrices: an update

L Elsner

pp 305-307

On the Laplacian eigenvalues of a graph

L Jiong-Sheng

pp 309-319

Symmetric multisplitting of a symmetric positive definite matrix

ZH Cao

pp 321-322

Author index

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From: Iain Duff <I.Duff@rl.ac.uk>

Date: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 12:05:09 GMT

**Subject: Contents, IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis**

IMA JOURNAL OF NUMERICAL ANALYSIS ---- Volume 18, Number 4.

N\"urnberger, G. and Walz, G.

Error analysis in interpolation by bivariate $C^1$-splines.

pp 485-507

Zhong-Zhi Bai

On the monotone convergence of matrix multisplitting relaxation methods for

the linear complementarity problem.

pp 509-518

Hyv\"onen, S.

Polynomial acceleration of the Picard-Lindel\"of iteration.

pp 519-543

J\'odar L and Cort\'es L\'opez J C

Rational matrix approximation with {\it a priori} error bounds for

non-symmetric matrix Riccati equations with analytic coefficients.

pp 545-561

Eymard, R., Gallou\"et, T., Ghilani, M. and Herbin, R.

Error estimates for the approximate solutions of a nonlinear hyperbolic

equation given by finite volume schemes.

pp 563-594

K\"uhn T.

Convergence of a fully discrete approximation for advected mean curvature flows.

pp 595-634

Deckelnick, K. and Elliott, C. M.

Finite element error bounds for a curve shrinking with prescribed normal contact

to a fixed boundary.

pp 635-654

List of Referees

Index to Volume 18

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From: Joseph Traub <traub@cs.columbia.edu>

Date: Thu, 29 Oct 98 16:35:24 EST

**Subject: Contents, Journal of Complexity**

Journal of Complexity

December 1998

Volume 14, Number 4

Table of Contents

EDITORIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcement - Best Paper Award 1997

Award Committee - Best Paper Award 1998

Information-Based Complexity - New Prize

REGULAR ARTICLES

The exponent of discrepancy is at least 1.0669

Jiri Matousek

Some Lower Bounds for the Computation of Continuation Methods

Jean-Pierre Dedieu and Steve Smale

Scrambling Sobol and Niederreiter-Xing Points

Art Owen

Feasible Real Random Access Machines

Vasco Brattka and Peter Hertling

On the L2 Discrepancy for Anchored Boxes

Jiri Matousek

Approximating Band-and Energy-Limited Signals in the Presence of Jitter

Dorota Dabrowska and Marek Kowalski

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