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From: Cleve Moler <moler@mathworks.com>

Date: Sat, Oct. 11, 2003, 6:27 pm, EDT

**Subject: NA Digest Contributions**

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From: Ruth Allewelt <Allewelt@springer.de>

Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2003 16:14:11 +0200

**Subject: New Book, Applied Mathematics: Body and Soul **

Announcement of a major new textbook

Applied Mathematics: Body and Soul

Kenneth Eriksson, Donald Estep, Claes Johnson

due to appear on October 22nd, 2003

Volume I: Derivatives and Geometry in R3

XLIV, 426 pp., ISBN: 3-540-00890-X

Volume II: Integrals and Geometry in Rn

XLIV, 360pp, ISBN: 3-540-00889-6

Volume III: Calculus in Several Dimensions

XLIV, 428 pp, ISBN: 3-540-00891-8

also available as a set: ISBN 3-540-00891-8

'Applied Mathematics: Body & Soul' grew from the mathematics education

reform project at Chalmers University of Technology

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From: Oliver Stein <stein@mathc.rwth-aachen.de>

Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2003 10:18:39 +0200

**Subject: New Book on Semi-infinite Programming**

It is my pleasure to announce that the book

"Bi-level Strategies in Semi-infinite Programming"

by Oliver Stein

is now available from Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston

Details: 232 pp., Hardbound, ISBN 1-4020-7567-7

List price: EUR 122.00 / USD 134.00

Web page: http://www.wkap.nl/prod/b/1-4020-7567-7

Semi-infinite optimization in its general form has recently

attracted a lot of attention, not only because of its

surprising structural aspects, but also due to the large

number of applications which can be formulated as general

semi-infinite programs.

This is the first book which exploits the bi-level structure

of semi-infinite programming systematically. It highlights topological

and structural aspects of general semi-infinite programming,

formulates powerful optimality conditions which take this structure into

account, and gives a conceptually new bi-level solution method.

The results are motivated and illustrated by a number of problems

from engineering and economics that give rise to semi-infinite models,

including (reverse) Chebyshev approximation, minimax problems, robust

optimization, design centering, defect minimization problems for

operator equations, and disjunctive programming.

The book is addressed to graduate students and researchers which work

in the fields of optimization and operations research.

Contents:

1. Introduction

2. Examples and Applications

3. Topological Structure of the Feasible Set

4. Optimality Conditions

5. Bi-level Methods for General Semi-infinite Programming

6. Computational Results

7. Final Remarks

If you have any questions about the book, please contact me by email.

Regards,

Oliver Stein

Dept. of Mathematics - C

Aachen University

52056 Aachen

Germany

stein@mathC.rwth-aachen.de

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From: Kirsten Wilden <wilden@siam.org>

Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2003 12:44:10 -0400

**Subject: ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms**

ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA04)

Conference Program Chair: Ian Munro, University of Waterloo, Canada

Location: Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel, New Orleans, Lousiana

Dates: January 11-13, 2004

Pre-registration is now available at

http://www.siam.org/meetings/da04/. The pre-registration deadline is

December 15, 2003.

The preliminary program for this symposium is also available at

http://www.siam.org/meetings/da04/.

For additional information, contact SIAM Conference Department at

meetings@siam.org.

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From: Per Lotstedt <perl@aun.it.uu.se>

Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2003 11:09:40 +0200 (MET DST)

**Subject: Workshop in Uppsala on Multiscale Methods**

Parallel and Scientific Computing Institute (PSCI)

organizes a workshop in

Multiscale Methods in Science and Engineering

at Uppsala University in Uppsala, Sweden,

January 26-28, 2004.

Confirmed invited speakers:

Leonid Berlyand (USA), Weinan E (USA),

Claude Le Bris (France), Nils Svanstedt (Sweden)

Organizers:

Bjorn Engquist, Per Lotstedt, Olof Runborg

Visit the homepage

http://www.it.uu.se/conf/multiscale04/

for more information.

Best regards,

Per Lotstedt

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From: Panos Pardalos <pardalos@cao.ise.ufl.edu>

Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2003 14:46:08 -0400 (EDT)

**Subject: Conference in Florida on Data Mining Techniques in Biomedicine**

Conference on "Data Mining Techniques in Biomedicine"

February 16-18, 2004

University of Florida, Gainesville FL 32611

http://www.ise.ufl.edu/cao/biomedicine/

In recent years, experimental methods in biomedicine have resulted in massive

amounts of data. The urgent need for efficient methods of processing and

understanding this data has resulted in the rapid development of a new

exciting interdisciplinary research area - applying data mining techniques

to the analysis of datasets arising in biomedical applications. Application

areas include genome studies, cardiology, cancer diagnosis, neurology, etc.

Among the examples of considered datasets one can mention genome sequences,

gene expression data, protein structural data, protein-protein interaction

data, protein-DNA interaction data, as well as radiological data, and EEG data.

Data mining techniques play a crucial role in analyzing and integrating these

large datasets, as well as in discovering the biological processes underlying

these data.

The purpose of this conference is to bring together theoreticians and

practitioners representing different fields - biomedicine, engineering,

computer science - in attempt to share knowledge, ideas, and techniques.

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From: Nathalie Revol <Nathalie.Revol@ens-lyon.fr>

Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2003 16:56:40 +0200

**Subject: Special Issue on Real Numbers and Computers**

CALL FOR PAPERS

THEORETICAL COMPUTER SCIENCE

Special issue: Real Numbers and Computers

Guest editors: Marc Daumas and Nathalie Revol.

IMPORTANT DATES (tentative planning):

- Deadline for submissions of manuscripts: January 5th, 2004

(full papers only; extended abstracts will be rejected)

- Notification of acceptance/rejection: April, 2004

- Deadline for reception of final papers: July, 2004

- Parution: beginning of 2005

Efficient manipulation of real numbers in computers is still a

challenge. Many interesting theoretical and algorithmic problems are

linked with that topic and belong to quite distant fields such as

computer science, number theory, numerical analysis, computer algebra

and logics. A number of TCS special issues on real numbers and

computers has previously appeared (162 (1), 210(1), 279 (1-2) and 291

(2)), as follow-up to the RNC meetings on these topics. The last

meeting was RNC5 which took place in Lyon in September 2004, cf:

http://www.ens-lyon.fr/LIP/Arenaire/RNC5/

TOPICS

Scientists working on questions related to real computer arithmetic

are encouraged to present the theoretical or algorithmic aspects of

their results, even if they did not attend the RNC5 conference. Survey

and tutorial articles may be suitable if clearly identified as

such. Topics include (but are not restricted to) the following list:

- any computational number system

- implemented by a software package or in hardware,

- floating and fixed point,

- serial, on line arithmetic,

- continued fractions,

- exact computations,

- multiple precision,

- interval and stochastic arithmetics.

HOW TO SUBMIT

The submission should contain a scholarly exposition of ideas,

techniques, and results, including motivation and a clear comparison

with related work. More details may be given in an appendix. Authors

may submit additional background reference material that is not widely

available. Submissions must not substantially duplicate work

published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

Prepare a PostScript or PDF version of your full 10-20 pages paper

preferably using Elsevier latex style

http://www.elsevier.nl/locate/latex

The file should be uploaded to the special issue Internet site before

January 5th. The site will be open on December 1st.

http://www.ens-lyon.fr/LIP/Arenaire/RNC5/TCS

Make sure that your PostScript or PDF file can be printed on a

standard laser printer. Another possible check is to view it by

Ghostscript.

Language: English.

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From: Lyle Long <lnl@psu.edu>

Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2003 17:03:28 -0500

**Subject: Call for Papers for a New Journal**

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

has started a new peer-reviewed "Journal of Aerospace

Computing, Information, and Communication" (JACIC).

You can find info on the journal at the draft website:

http://www.aiaa.org/jacic . This will be an online journal,

and will include multimedia content.

Papers in the area of numerical analysis applied to

aerospace engineering or aerospace systems would be

appreciated.

Thank you,

Dr. Lyle N. Long

Professor of Aerospace Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University

Editor-in-Chief, JACIC

lnl@psu.edu

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From: Hendra Gunawan <hgunawan@dns.math.itb.ac.id>

Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2003 11:02:11 +0700 (WIT)

**Subject: Call for Papers from Journal of Indonesian Mathematical Society**

Dear Colleagues,

I am currently in charge as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal

of the Indonesian Mathematical Society. We welcome papers in any area

of mathematics. Papers published in our Journal will soon be reviewed

by Mathematical Reviews.

I would appreciate it if you can inform the existence of our

Journal to your colleagues elsewhere.

Sincerely yours,

Hendra Gunawan

Editor-in-Chief

J. Indonesian Math. Soc.

c/o Department of Mathematics

Bandung Institute of Technology

Bandung 40132 Indonesia

E-mail: hgunawan@dns.math.itb.ac.id

Fax: +62 22 2506450

Journal of the Indonesian Mathematical Society

(Majalah Ilmiah Himpunan Matematika Indonesia)

c/o Department of Mathematics, Institut Teknologi Bandung

Jalan Ganesa 10 Bandung 40132 Indonesia

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From: Rua Murray <rua@math.waikato.ac.nz>

Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2003 14:19:10 +1300

**Subject: Postdoctoral Position at University of Waikato**

New Zealand Institute of Mathematics and its Applications

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Dynamical Systems and Numerical Analysis

The NZIMA is holding a special semester on "Dynamical Systems and Numerical

Analysis" at the University of Auckland during July-December 2004. As part

of the semester a postdoctoral fellowship is available for a 2 year term

(including the special semester). Depending on their research interests,

applicants may work at the University of Auckland (supervisor Vivien Kirk;

symmetry and bifurcations), Waikato University (Rua Murray; stochastic

dynamics); Massey University (Robert McLachlan; geometric integration);

or Victoria University (Mark McGuinness; dynamical systems models).

Applicants should possess a PhD in dynamical systems, numerical analysis,

or a related area, and apply by 1 December 2003 to: Professor Robert

McLachlan,

IFS, Massey University, Private Bag 11-222, Palmerston North, New Zealand,

including a CV, a research proposal, and the contact details of 3 referees.

The salary is NZ$50,000 p.a. The start date is flexible, but we anticipate

that the successful applicant will start by July 1st, 2004.

General information about the NZIMA programme is available at

http://www.math.waikato.ac.nz/~rua/dsna.html

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From: Science Direct <sciencedirect@prod.lexis-nexis.com>

Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2003 06:57:20 -0400 (EDT)

**Subject: Contents, Nonlinear Analysis**

New issues are now available for the following journals on ScienceDirect!

* Nonlinear Analysis

Volume 55, Issue 5, Pages 493-640 (November 2003)

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/issue/5659-2003-999449994-1

Nonlinear Analysis Volume 55, Issue 5, Pages 493-640 (November 2003)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

On the nonlinear wave equation utt-B(||ux||2)uxx=f(x,t,u,ux,ut,||ux||2)

associated with the mixed homogeneous conditions, Pages 493-519

Nguyen Thanh Long and Bui Tien Dung

A singular Gierer-Meinhardt system of elliptic equations: the classical case,

Pages 521-541

Y. S. Choi and P. J. McKenna

Existence of nontrivial solutions for a semilinear elliptic problem with

supercritical exponent, Pages 543-556

Norimichi Hirano

Problems at resonance for equations with periodic nonlinearities, Pages 557-581

D. Bonheure, C. Fabry and D. Ruiz

Quasilinear singular equations: a variational approach for nondifferentiable

functionals, Pages 583-607

J. V. A. Goncalves and C. A. P. Santos

Equivalent formulations of Ekeland's variational principle, Pages 609-615

Zili Wu

Positive nonlinear eigenvalue problems for conjugate BVPs, Pages 617-627

Guy Degla

The Lax solution to a Hamilton-Jacobi equation and its generalizations: Part 2,

Pages 629-640

Ya. V. Mykytiuk, A. K. Prykarpatsky and D. Blackmore

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From: George Anastassiou <anastasg@msci.memphis.edu>

Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2003 12:28:29 -0500

**Subject: Contents, Journal of Concrete and Applicable Mathematics**

Journal of Concrete and Applicable Mathematics,Volume 1,No.1,2003.

NEW JOURNAL(NOVA publishers)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1)"Numerical stability of fast trigonometric transforms-a worst case

study", Daniel Potts,Gabriele Steidl,and Manfred Tasche, 1

2)"An operatorial approach to solutions of boundary value problems

in half-plane",C.Cassisa,P.E.Ricci,and I.Tavkhelidze, 37

3)"Jackson-type estimate in monotone approximation by bivariate polynomials",

Sorin G.Gal, 63

4)"Exact analytical solutions of some unsteady hydromagnetic boundary-layer

problems in a rotating medium with suction or injection",H.M.Srivastava

and Stelian Turbatu, 75

5)"Nonexistence of unbounded nonoscillatory solutions of nonlinear perturbed

partial differential equations",S.H.Saker and Patricia J.Y.Wong, 87

TABLE OF CONTENTS JOURNAL OF CONCRETE AND APPLICABLE MATHEMATICS

VOL.1,NO.2,2003.NEW JOURNAL(NOVA publishers)

1)"Various homotopy results for generalized single valued contractions

on Frechet spaces",Ravi P.Agarwal and Donal O'Regan, 101

2)"Anti-periodic solutions for semilinear evolution equations",Yuqing

Chen and Yeol Je Cho, 113

3)"C^1,1 approximations of generalized support vector machines",Davide

La Torre and Carlo Vercellis, 125

4)"A semilocal convergence analysis for the method of tangent

hyperbolas", Ioannis K.Argyros, 137

5)"Asymptotics of the rational difference equation of third

order",S.Kalabusic, M.R.S.Kulenovic and C.B.Overdeep, 151

6)"New inequalities for convex functions with applications for the

n-entropy of a discrete random variable",S.S.Dragomir, 165

7)"Piecewise projections of de Bruijn weight classes",Gregory

L.Mayhew, 185

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From: Vladik Kreinovich <vladik@cs.utep.edu>

Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2003 09:16:55 -0600 (MDT)

**Subject: Contents, Reliable Computing**

Reliable Computing

Volume 10, issue 1, 2004

Mathematical Research

Set Computation for Nonlinear Control

Luc Jaulin, Stefan Ratschan, Laurent Hardouin

1-26

Global Optimization with Higher Order Inclusion Function Forms.

Part 1: A Combined Taylor-Bernstein Form

Paluri S. V. Nataraj, Ketan Kotecha

27-44

On the Significance of Digits in Interval Notation

Maarten H. van Emden

45-58

Information

Special Session ``Set-Valued Numerics and Reliable Computing''

59-61

Interval-Related Talks at the 4th International Conference on

Frontiers in Global Optimization

63-70

Interval-Related Talks at the 22th International Conference of the

North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society NAFIPS'03

71-73

Computability and Complexity in Analysis (CCA). A View from

Interval Computations

75-80

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