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From: Arnold Neumaier <Arnold.Neumaier@univie.ac.at>

Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2003 12:57:44 +0200

**Subject: Constrained Global Optimization Survey**

I just completed an extensive survey on constrained global

optimization...

A. Neumaier,

Complete Search in Continuous Global Optimization and Constraint Satisfaction

http://www.mat.univie.ac.at/~neum/papers.html#glopt03

This survey covers the state of the art of techniques for solving

general purpose constrained global optimization problems and

continuous constraint satisfaction problems, with emphasis on

complete techniques that provably find all solutions (if there are

finitely many and rounding errors are ignored).

The core of the material is presented in sufficient detail that

the survey may serve as a text for teaching constrained global

optimization.

The survey will be published as part of

Acta Numerica 2004 (A. Iserles, ed.)

Cambridge University Press 2004.

Arnold Neumaier

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

From: J. F. Maitre <Jean-Francois.Maitre@ec-lyon.fr>

Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2003 22:52:42 +0200

**Subject: Workshop in Lyon on Eigenvalues and Critical Parameters**

Eigenvalues workshop in Lyon, France

EIGENVALUES PROBLEMS and critical parameters ( instabilities, bifurcations):

challenges in the numerical modeling of complex phenomena and efficient

computing methods to take them up.

Friday December 05,2003, ENS Lyon, 46 Allee d'Italie, Lyon 7

LECTURERS

Roland BECKER ( Pau Univ.), Vincent HEUVELINE ( Erlangen Univ.),

Laurette TUCKERMAN ( LIMSI, Orsay), Jean-Louis VAUDESCAL ( EDF, Clamart),

Jean-Jacques LAUTARD and Anne-Marie BAUDRON (CEA, Saclay),

Jean-Jacques PESQUE ( CEA, Bordeaux), Michel FLUECK ( EPFL, Lausanne),

Anne TANGUY ( Univ. Lyon1), Frederic GUYOMARC'H ( IRISA, Rennes),

Virginie BONNAILLIE ( Univ. Paris 11, Orsay).

ORGANIZATION

This workshop is organized by GAMNI ( part of SMAI, the french Siam...) and

PSMN ( federation of laboratories from Lyon involved in numerical modeling),

and will take place at Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon.

Organizing Committee: Emmanuel Grenier ( ENSL Lyon), Daniel Henry ( ECL Lyon,i

Jean-Francois Maitre ( ECL Lyon, GAMNI President and responsable of the

workshop); Herve Gilquin for practical questions.

INFORMATION

Visit both sites : http://www.smai.emath.fr , http://www.psmn.ens-lyon.fr

INSCRIPTION

For inscription, free but required, e-mail to psmn-ins@psmn.ens-lyon.fr

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From: Dirk Laurie <dpl@sun.ac.za>

Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2003 09:40:59 +0200

**Subject: Symposium in South African on Numerical and Applied Mathematics**

The 28th South African Symposium on Numerical and Applied Mathematics

(SANUM 2004) will be held at the University of Stellenbosch on

5-7 April 2004.

Stellenbosch is an historic town set amid mountains in the winelands

near Cape Town.

Invitations to present plenary talks accepted at the time of writing:

Rainer Kress University of Goettingen, Germany

Schalk Schoombie University of the Free State, South Africa

More details, including a call for papers, e-mail addresses of the

organizers, and touristic information, is available on the conference

web page http://dip.sun.ac.za/sanum2004.

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From: Ida Tassens <ida.tassens@esat.kuleuven.ac.be>

Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2003 14:41:44 +0200

**Subject: Symposium in Leuven on Networks and Systems**

16th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and

Systems(MTNS 2004), Catholic University of Leuven (K.U.Leuven-Belgium),

July 5-9, 2004

http://www.mtns2004.be (!! submission deadlines available !! )

MTNS is one of the main conferences in the general area of mathematical

systems and control theory. The symposium is interdisciplinary and is aimed

at mathematicians, engineers and researchers interested in any aspect of

systems theory. MTNS is usually organized every two years and traditionally

covers areas involving a wide range of research directions in mathematical

systems, networks and control theory.

MTNS 2004 will be held on the campus of the Catholic University of Leuven

(K.U.Leuven - Belgium) in July 2004. The symposium program will include

plenary and semi-plenary lectures, special topic invited lectures,

mini-symposia, mini-courses, special topic sessions and contributed papers.

You are invited to visit the symposium website at http://www.mtns2004.be

where all information will be published.

More information: info@mtns2004.be or at the conference secretariat

Ida Tassens, ida.tassens@esat.kuleuven.ac.be

Bart Motmans, bart.motmans@esat.kuleuven.ac.be

ESAT-SCD, K.U.Leuven

Kasteelpark Arenberg 10 B-3001 Leuven Belgium

T: +32-(0)16321709 F: +32-(0)16321970

Bart De Moor, K.U.Leuven (Chair)

Vincent Blondel, U.C.L (co-Chair)

Paul Van Dooren, U.C.L. (co-Chair)

Jan Willems, K.U.Leuven (co-Chair)

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

From: Lars Grasedyck <Lars.Grasedyck@mis.mpg.de>

Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2003 10:30:11 +0200 (MET DST)

**Subject: GAMM Seminar in Leipzi, Winterschool H-Matrices**

First announcement

Dear colleagues,

on January 22nd to 24th, 2004, the

20th GAMM-Seminar Leipzig on

Numerical Methods for Non-Local Operators

will be held at the Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences.

Chairmanship: Wolfgang Hackbusch (Leipzig)

Location: Max-Planck-Institute

for Mathematics in the Sciences,

Leipzig, Germany

Invited speakers: Ralf Hiptmair (Zuerich, Switzerland)

Stefan Sauter (Zuerich, Switzerland)

Reinhold Schneider (Kiel, Germany)

For more information, please visit our website

http://www.mis.mpg.de/conferences/gamm/

Prior to the Seminar we provide a Winterschool on hierarchical

matrices from January 19th to 21st (2004), see also the website

http://www.mis.mpg.de/scicomp/winterschool/

With best regards,

Lars Grasedyck

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From: Basem Attili <B.Attili@uaeu.ac.ae>

Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2003 19:36:06 +0400

**Subject: Conference in Turkey on Dynamical Systems and Applications**

International Conference: 2004 - Dynamical Systems and Applications

August 02 - 08, 2004, Antalya - Kapadokya, Turkey

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM: The scientific program will include one-hour plenary

lectures, half-hour lectures and poster contributions. There is a plan to

publish the Conference Proceedings.

SCOPE OF THE CONFERENCE: The conference covers all aspects of dynamical

systems both theoretical and applied. This includes, but not limited to,

Dynamical Systems, Computational Mathematics, Simulation, Neural Networks,

Stochastic/Deterministic: Differential Equations, Partial Differential

Equations, Chaos Theory, Integral Equations, Integro-Differential Equations,

Difference Equations, Nonlinear Operator Equations, Variational Inequalities,

and Complementarily Problems, Populations Dynamics, Differential-Difference

Inequalities, The Theory of Risk and Safety of Dynamic Systems, Wavelets and

related topic

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: Akca Haydar, Arino Ovide, Basem S. Attili, Boucherif

Abdelkader, Berezensky Leonid, Cho Yeol Je, Covachev Valery, Gyori Istvan,

Maksimov Vyacheslav, Stavroulakis Ioannis

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: Akca Haydar, Ciplak Battal

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE: Alaoui, A. , Altmayer Kumud S., Arabnia Hamid R.,

Azbelev N.V., Basem S. Attili, Cahlon B., Debnath Lokenath, Elaydi S.,

Faria T., Gopalsamy K., Gyori I., Hbid H. L., Kim Joung Kyu, Kolmanovskii V.,

Maksimov V., Samhandham M., Syam Mohamed I., Vanmaele Mich

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

From: Ilia Braianov <braianov@ami.ru.acad.bg>

Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 14:47:39 +0300 (WET)

**Subject: Conference in Bulgaria on Numerical Analysis and Applications**

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS

THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NUMERICAL

ANALYSIS AND APPLICATIONS

JUNE 29-JULY 3, 2004

UNIVERSITY OF ROUSSE "A. KANCHEV"

ROUSSE, BULGARIA

This conference is third in a series (June 24-28, 1996 and June 11-15,

2000, for more information see http://www.ru.acad.bg/naa04)

As in the previous ones, the main tracks of the conference are:

1. Numerical Linear Algebra

2. Numerical Methods for Differential Equations

3. Numerical Modeling

4. High Performance Scientific Computing

List of Plenary and Key lecturers, who already accepted invitation

of the Org. Committee:

G. Akrivis (Greece), O. Axelsson (The Netherlands),

F. Chaitin - Chatelin (France), I. Dimov (Bulgaria),

E. G. D'yakonov (Russia), I. Farago (Hungary),

B. S. Jovanovic (Serbia-Montenegro), M. Kaschiev (Bulgaria),

R. Lazarov (USA), Z. Li (USA), V. Makarov (Ukraine), P. Matus (Belarus),

S. Nicaise (France), I. V. Puzynin (Russia), H-G. Roos (Germany),

L. Sevastianov (Russia), V. Shidurov (Russia), V. Thomee (Sweeden),

E. Tyrtyshnikov (Russia), P. Vabishchevich (Russia)

Organizing Committee:

L. Vulkov* (Chairman), I. Angelova, I. Brayanov, J. Kandilarov,

S. Karakoleva, M. Koleva, Z.Li, V. Pavlov, N. Strateva, K. Zlateva

Conference secretary:

Miglena Koleva

Address: RU"A.Kanchev"

Department of Applied Mathematics and Informatics

Studentska str.8, 7017 Rousse

E-mail: naa04@ami.ru.acad.bg

*: vulkov@ami.ru.acad.bg

Web page:

http://www.ru.acad.bg/naa04

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

From: Correia Lopes <jlopes@fe.up.pt>

Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 15:09:56 +0100

**Subject: Conference in Spain on High Performance Computing**

VECPAR'2004, 6th International Meeting on

High Performance Computing for Computational Science

Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

June 28-30, 2004

Summary, Important Information

* Deadline for submissions: October 31, 2003

* Proposals for tutorials due: October 31, 2003

* Author's notification: January 9, 2004

* Tutorials: June 27, 2004

* Secretariat: vecpar2004@cfp.upv.es

* Organisation: vecpar2004@upv.es

* VECPAR'2004 web site: http://vecpar.fe.up.pt/2004/

Invited Talks

* Grid Technology to Biomedical Applications

Vincent Breton (CNRS/IN2P3, LPC Clermont, France)

* Datagrid

Fabrizio Gagliardi (CERN School of Computing, Switzerland)

* Parallel Simulation of Multicomponent Systems

Michael T. Heath (Computational Science and Engineering,

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)

* Large Scale Simulations

Tetsuya Sato (Earth Simulator Center in Yokohama, Japan)

* Flexible bodies interacting with flowing fluids (Bio-fluid dynamics)

Michael Shelley (The Courant Institute, New York University, USA)

* Data management in large scale P2P systems

Patrick Valduriez (INRIA, IRIN, France)

Topics of Interest

==================

* Cluster and Grid Computing

* Computing in Biosciences

* Concurrent Engineering

* Data Processing

* Educational Issues in Computational Science and Engineering

* Large Scale Simulations in all areas of Engineering and Science

(e.g., Computational fluid dynamics, Crash and structural analysis)

* Numerical Methods (PDE, linear and non-linear algebra, etc.)

* Parallel and Distributed Computing

* Problem Solving Environments

* Scientific Visualization

For further instructions see http://vecpar.fe.up.pt/2004/

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

From: Cathy Lee FRSC <copper@colorado.edu>

Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 12:01:53 -0600

**Subject: Conference at Copper Mountain on Iterative Methods**

ANNOUNCING:

Eighth Copper Mountain Conference on Iterative Methods

March 28 - April 2, 2004

Copper Mountain, Colorado, USA

ORGANIZED BY:

The Center for Applied Scientific Computing, Lawrence Livermore Nat'l Lab

University of Maryland

Front Range Scientific Computations, Inc.

The University of Colorado

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

TENATIVE SPONSORS:

DOE, NSF, IBM, LANL, LLNL, Sandia

THEMES:

Iterative Methods for Saddle Point and Eigenvalue Problems

Nonlinear Equations and Optimization

Software Issues: Interoperable Software and Interfaces Techniques for

Large-Scale Computers

Application Areas: Life Sciences, Materials, Transport, and Fusion

Every effort will be made to encourage contributions from anyone whose

interest lies in these important and rapidly evolving fields.

IMPORTANT FEATURE:

STUDENT PAPER COMPETITION. Travel and lodging assistance will be awarded to

students and new PhDs judged to have submitted the best research papers.

CONFERENCE DEADLINES:

Student Papers Jan. 10, 2004

Author Abstracts Feb. 1, 2004

Early Registration Feb.27, 2004

Guaranteed Lodging Feb. 27, 2004

FURTHER INFORMATION:

Please access our web site at

http://amath.colorado.edu/faculty/copper

or contact

Cathy Lee

FRSC

1390 Claremont Drive

Boulder, CO 80305 USA 303.554.1232

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

From: Kirsten Wilden <wilden@siam.org>

Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 14:26:12 -0400

**Subject: Conference in Sedona on Numerical Combustion**

International Conference on Numerical Combustion (NC04)

Location: Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa, Sedona, Arizona

Dates: May 9-12, 2004

The Call for Presentations for this conference is available at:

http://www.siam.org/meetings/nc04/

Deadlines:

Minisymposium proposals: November 5, 2003

Minisymposium abstracts: December 3, 2003

Contributed abstracts in lecture or poster format: December 3, 2003

For additional information, contact SIAM Conference Department at

meetings@siam.org

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

From: Douglas N. Arnold <arnold@ima.umn.edu>

Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2003 21:26:31 -0500

**Subject: IMA Memberships for 2004-2005**

The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) at the

University of Minnesota announces membership opportunities in

connection with its 2004-2005 thematic program on

Mathematics of Materials and Macromolecules:

Multiple Scales, Disorder, and Singularities

Individuals may apply for four classes of membership at the IMA in

connection with the 2004-2005 thematic program:

* IMA Postdoctoral Memberships

* IMA Industrial Postdoctoral Memberships

* IMA General Memberships

* IMA New Directions Visiting Professorships

IMA POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS provide an excellent opportunity for

mathematical scientists near the beginning of their career who have a

background in or an interest in learning about materials science and

its mathematical underpinnings. IMA postdoctoral fellowships run one

to two years, at the option of the holder, starting September 1, 2004.

In the second year of the appointment there are a variety of options to

enhance career development, including participation in the 2005-2006

academic year program on "Imaging", teaching, and working on an

industrial project. Postdoctoral members receive a salary of $45,000

annually, and a travel allowance. Documentation of completion of all

requirements for a doctoral degree in mathematics or a related area is

required by the start of the appointment and within the last three

years. (deadline January 15, 2004)

IMA INDUSTRIAL POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS are designed to prepare

mathematicians for research careers in industry or involving industrial

interaction. IMA industrial postdoctoral fellowships run two years

starting September 1, 2004. They are funded jointly by the IMA and an

industrial sponsor, and holders devote 50% effort to their own research

and the IMA program and 50% effort working with industrial scientists.

Industrial postdoctoral members receive a salary of $45,000 annually,

and a travel allowance. Documentation of completion of all requirements

for a doctoral degree in mathematics or a related area is required by

the start of the appointment and within the last three years.

(deadline January 15, 2004)

IMA GENERAL MEMBERSHIPS provide an opportunity for mathematicians and

scientists employed elsewhere to spend a period of one month to one

year in residence at the IMA, and to participate in the 2004-5 thematic

program. The residency should fall in the period June 2004 through

August 2005. Logistic support such as office space, computer

facilities, and secretarial support will be provided, and local

expenses may be provided. Preference will be given to supplementary

support for persons with sabbatical leaves, fellowships, or other

stipends. (applications considered immediately and until funds are

exhausted)

IMA NEW DIRECTIONS VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS provide an extraordinary

opportunity for established mathematicians to branch into new

directions and increase the impact of their research by spending a year

immersed in the 2004-2005 thematic program at the IMA. Visiting

Professors will enjoy an excellent research environment and stimulating

scientific program with broad mathematical connections including

differential and integral equations, dynamical systems, statistical

mechanics, probability, scientific computing and numerical analysis,

and geometry. New Directions Visiting Professors are expected to be

resident and active participants in the program but are not assigned

formal duties. The New Directions program will supply 50% of faculty

salary up to $45,000 maximum. The Visiting Professor's home institution

must commit to providing a minimum of 50% of academic year salary and

all health and other relevant fringe benefits. (deadline April 1, 2004)

All IMA members are provided with an excellent and extremely

stimulating research environment and connection with a large community

of first class researchers. The IMA is a national institute whose

mission is to increase the impact of mathematics by fostering research

of a truly interdisciplinary nature, linking mathematics of the highest

caliber and important scientific and technological problems from other

disciplines and industry. Allied with this mission, the IMA also aims

to expand and strengthen the talent base engaged in mathematical

research applied to or relevant to such problems. It was founded in

1982 and receives its primary funding from the National Science

Foundation.

Application forms and instructions are available at

www.ima.umn.edu/docs/membership.html . More information on the IMA is

available at www.ima.umn.edu, and information on the 2004-2005 thematic

program is at www.ima.umn.edu/matter . Questions may be directed to

applications@ima.umn.edu for postdoctoral fellowships and general

membership applications or to ndprof@ima.umn.edu for New Directions

professorships.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

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

From: Joe Koebbe <koebbe@math.usu.edu>

Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2003 10:13:49 -0600 (MDT)

**Subject: Faculty Position at Utah State University**

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for one

tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with emphasis

in applied/interdisciplinary mathematics, to begin August 2004. Target areas of

expertise within the emphasis are not narrowly defined, although candidates with

significant computational expertise with the ability to teach upper division

undergraduate and graduate courses in numerical analysis are especially

encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to individuals who have research

programs that overlap with research of current faculty working in applied and

computational mathematics. Areas of interest considered in the hiring process

will include computational mathematics, dynamical systems, and biomathematics,

applied in fields as diverse as economics, engineering, hydrology, natural

resources and environmental sciences. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in

mathematics or closely related field prior to August 1, 2004. Candidates must

possess good communication skills and potential for producing publishable

research and writing grants.

Following a successful search in 2003 for a tenure-track faculty member, the

Department is continuing to build a relatively new program

(http://www.math.usu.edu/~ims/ims.html) in industrial mathematics. The

successful candidate must have a strong commitment to support this program

through the development of industrial contacts and projects, along with advising

students in both industrial mathematics and in applied/interdisciplinary

projects leading to graduate degrees.

Utah State is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive institution with over

20,000 students, nestled in a mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City.

Opportunities for a wide range of outdoor activities are plentiful. Housing is

at or below national average costs, and Cache Valley provides a supportive

environment for families and balanced personal/professional life. USU offers

competitive salaries and outstanding medical, retirement and professional

benefits (see http://personnel.usu.edu/). Women, minority, veteran, persons

with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply, and USU is sensitive to

the needs of dual-career couples. USU is an affirmative action/equal

opportunity employer, with a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Gender Equity

program (see http://websites.usu.edu/nsf) and is committed to increasing

diversity among students, faculty, and all aspects of university life.

Applicants should submit a letter of application specifically addressing

qualifications, a curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and have three

letters of reference sent to the address below. One letter of recommendation

must address the applicant's teaching abilities.

Joe Koebbe, Chair

Interdisciplinary Math Search Committee

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

3900 Old Main Hill

Utah State University

Logan, UT 84322-3900

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2003 with the position open

until filled. Email inquiries should be directed to ims@math.usu.edu.

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

From: John Tsitsiklis <jnt@MIT.EDU>

Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2003 19:09:28 -0400

**Subject: Faculty Position at MIT**

Faculty Position in Computational Engineering

MIT's School of Engineering has created a new junior tenure-track

faculty position in the general area of Computational Engineering.

The individual will reside in one of three engineering departments

(Aeronautics & Astronautics, Electrical Engineering & Computer

Science, or Mechanical Engineering). Applicants should have a

doctoral degree in a field such as engineering, computational

mathematics, or computer science, and research interests relevant to

one of the above departments.

Computational Engineering is being interpreted broadly, including

computation (theory and/or practice) associated with modeling,

simulation, design, optimization, control, and visualization of

engineering systems. It includes modeling and simulation of physical

phenomena and product behavior (Engineering Science); and modeling

and design of complex systems to achieve maximum operational

performance (Systems Optimization). The holder of this position

should be able to teach graduate level subjects in his or her field

of expertise and undergraduate subjects within his or her home

department, and will be expected to engage in multidisciplinary

research. This new faculty position, available September, 2004, is

designed to make a long-term investment in the important field of

Computational Engineering. We actively seek qualified minority and

women candidates because of our strong commitment to diversity in

engineering education, research, and practice.

Applications must include two copies of the following: a cover

letter, a statement of interest of at least two pages and a c.v. with

the names, addresses, and email addresses of three individuals who

will provide letters of recommendation. Send by December 1, 2003 to:

Chair, Computational Engineering Search Committee, School of

Engineering, Room 1-211, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

02139-4307; or by electronic mail to cefs@mit.edu (PDF or plain

text). Applications will be reviewed starting in late fall, 2003.

For further information, visit these sites:

http://web.mit.edu/engineering/

http://web.mit.edu/aeroastro/www/index.html

http://www-me.mit.edu/

http://www.eecs.mit.edu/

MIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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From: Henry Warchall <hwarchal@nsf.gov>

Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2003 09:46:25 -0400

**Subject: Assistant Program Officer Position at NSF**

Dear Colleagues,

The Division of Mathematical Sciences at NSF is recruiting for a high level

staff position to assist the Division management and the scientific program

officers. Please circulate this announcement to potentially interested

individuals.

This is an opportunity for someone interested in scientific policy and the

management and funding of the scientific enterprise. One of the main duties

of the position would be in the production of reports and studies that drive

our funding decisions. Another would be to form a liaison with mathematical

scientists to help explain our current portfolio and how members of the

community can best benefit from it. The position would provide an

opportunity to work in the highly integrated environment of the foundation

and to gain a working knowledge of some of the practices and ideas driving

other scientific disciplines.

Excellent people skills and an ability to work with data in a programming

environment are essential.

A Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics would be ideal, but we would consider

an application from a candidate with a masters degree and additional

experience or a candidate with a higher degree in a mathematics-related

discipline.

The position is permanent and the starting point of the salary scale

($48,451 to $89,774) is commensurate with experience. Thus, for example, a

postdoc with some experience past the doctoral degree could benefit from

this flexibility.

There is a full position description on the NSF web page at

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2004/e20040005/e20040005.pdf

Contact Information:

Bill Rundell

Director

Tel: 703-292-5301

Deborah Lockhart

Acting Executive Officer

Tel: 703-292-4858

Division of Mathematical Sciences

National Science Foundation

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From: Ray Tuminaro <tuminaro@ca.sandia.gov>

Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 15:01:23 -0700

**Subject: Postdoctoral Position at Sandia National Laboratories**

Postdoctoral Research Position at Sandia National Laboratories

The Computational Mathematics and Algorithms Center (http://www.cs.sandia.gov)

at Sandia National Laboratories is seeking highly motivated and talented

researchers in computational science to apply for a postdoctoral research

position at either of our two locations, Albuquerque, New Mexico or Livermore,

California. While all applicants will be considered, preference will be given

to those whose research is directly or indirectly related to iterative solution

techniques for linear equations, particularly in the areas of multigrid and

algebraic multigrid algorithms.

Applicants must have (or soon have) a Ph.D. or equivalent experience

in mathematics, computer science or related engineering or science

discipline. Applicants should also have experience in numerical analysis.

Interest in large-scale parallel computing/numerical software development,

and the proven ability to work in a collaborative research environment is

also required.

Sandia maintains strong research programs in a variety of areas, including

numerical mathematics, discrete algorithms, computational physics/engineering,

and advanced systems software and tools. The center supports a unique computing

environment that includes several high performance parallel computers.

The position includes a competitive salary and benefits, moving expenses, and

a professional travel allowance.

Applicants should send a resume, a statement of research interests, and

names of three people who will supply letters of reference to:

Ray Tuminaro

Sandia National Laboratories

Mailstop 9217

P.O. Box 969

Livermore, CA 94551

tuminaro@ca.sandia.gov

(925) 294-2564

Applications will be accepted through March or until the position

is filled.

Sandia National Labs is a U.S. Department of Energy multiprogram

laboratory, operated by Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary

Lockheed Martin Corporation, with locations in Albuquerque, NM and

Livermore, CA.

Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug-free workplace. U.S. Citizenship is

normally required.

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

From: N. M. Maurits <n.m.maurits@neuro.azg.nl>

Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 12:40:20 +0200

**Subject: PhD Student Position at Groningen University **

PhD student in medical mathematics

The graduate school for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences (BCN) and the

department of Neurology of Groningen University of and Groningen University

Hospital, the Netherlands, currently have an opening for a PhD student who

will conduct research on new methodological developments for analysis of

multi-channel EEG/EP measurements. The objective is to eventually improve

the clinical applicability of the neurophysiological tests (ERP, P300, SEP,

VEP, EEG/EMG, EEG/EMG during fMRI) that can be performed during the

diagnostic workup of neurological diseases.

We are looking for candidates who have completed a masters in Biomedical

Engineering or a comparable masters (e.g. Life Sciences) and have a thorough

mathematical background. A masters in applied mathematics with a clear

interest in medical applications is also a possibility. The relevant

mathematical fields are signal analysis, linear algebra, linear analysis and

numeral mathematics.

The PhD student will be based at the BCN Neuroimaging Center, an

interdisciplinary center for neuroimaging that has facilities for both MRI

and EEG. Part of the time will be spent at the department of Clinical

Neurophysiology at the Groningen University Hospital.

Candidates have written an excellent master's thesis, preferably on a theme

related to the current project. Some research experience is considered

advantageous. Further relevant qualifications are a structured approach to

scientific questions, a broad interest and an open mind, communicative and

cooperative skills and the ability to prioritize.

Additional information about the vacancy and the vacancy number can be

obtained from: Dr N.M. Maurits, +31 50 361 2411, n.m.maurits@neuro.azg.nl

Or additional information can be obtained through one of the following

links:

About the graduate school www.rug.nl/bcn

About the University of Groningen www.rug.nl

About the University Hospital www.azg.nl

You can apply for this job before 30-11-2003 (dd-mm-yyyy) by sending your

application to:

The University of Groningen

Personnel & Organisation Department

P.O. Box 72

9700 AB Groningen

The Netherlands

E-mail address: vmp@bureau.rug.nl

When applying for this job always mention the vacancynumber

NO commercial propositions please.

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Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2003 05:13:06 -0400 (EDT)

**Subject: Contents, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis**

Computational Statistics & Data Analysis Volume 44, Issue 3, Pages 431-546

(1 January 2004)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

An efficient algorithm for generating two-way contingency tables with fixed

marginal totals and arbitrary mean proportions, with applications to

permutation tests, Pages 431-449

Craig B. Borkowf

Computing the distribution of the product of two continuous random variables,

Pages 451-464

Andrew G. Glen, Lawrence M. Leemis and John H. Drew

Construction of MV- and SMV-optimum designs for binary response models,

Pages 465-475

Jesus Lopez-Fidalgo and Chiara Tommasi

Prediction of deterministic functions: an application of a Gaussian kriging

model to a time series outlier problem, Pages 477-491

Jose Mira and Maria nindexJesus SanchezJesus Sanchez

A sparse matrix approach to Bayesian computation in large linear models,

Pages 493-516

Darren J Wilkinson and Stephen KH Yeung

Integrated squared error estimation of normal mixtures, Pages 517-526

Panagiotis Besbeas and Byron J. T. Morgan

Using spreadsheet solvers in sample design, Pages 527-546

Lynne Stokes and John Plummer

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Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 09:09:21 -0400 (EDT)

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

Linear Algebra and its Applications Volume 375, Pages 1-320 (1 December 2003)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Graphs whose positive semi-definite matrices have nullity at most two,

Pages 1-11

Hein van der Holst

k-fold anti-invariant subspaces of a linear mapping, Pages 13-19

Frieder Knuppel and Klaus Nielsen

Nonnegativity of discrete quadratic functionals corresponding to symplectic

difference systems, Pages 21-44

Ondej Doly, Roman Hilscher and Vera Zeidan

Directed maximal partial orders of matrices, Pages 45-49

Piotr J. Wojciechowski

A rough estimate for the spectral radius of the sampling operator, Pages 51-61

Mark C. Ho

Backward error, condition numbers, and pseudospectra for the multiparameter

eigenvalue problem, Pages 63-81

Michiel E. Hochstenbach and Bor Plestenjak

Further properties of the star, left-star, right-star, and minus partial

orderings, Pages 83-94

Jerzy K. Baksalary, Oskar Maria Baksalary and Xiaoji Liu

Embry truncated complex moment problem, Pages 95-114

Il Bong Jung, Eungil Ko, Chunji Li and Sang Soo Park

Model reduction via truncation: an interpolation point of view, Pages 115-134

K. Gallivan, A. Vandendorpe and P. Van Dooren

On the existence of a common solution X to the matrix equations

AiXBj=Cij, (i,j)[isin][Gamma], Pages 135-145

J. W. van der Woude

The reflexive and anti-reflexive solutions of the matrix equation AX=B,

Pages 147-155

Zhen-yun Peng and Xi-yan Hu

Simplicial cones and the existence of shape-preserving cyclic operators,

Pages 157-170

B. L. Chalmers, M. P. Prophet and J. M. Ribando

Further relationships between certain partial orders of matrices and their

squares, Pages 171-180

Jerzy K. Baksalary, Oskar Maria Baksalary and Xiaoji Liu

Twosetsofnewcharacterizationsfornormaland EP matrices, Pages 181-195

Shizhen Cheng and Yongge Tian

On the number of different permanents of some sparse (0,1)-circulant matrices,

Pages 197-209

Giovanni Resta and Giovanni Sburlati

On the exponential metric increasing property, Pages 211-220

Rajendra Bhatia

Semidefinite programming and matrix scaling over the semidefinite cone,

Pages 221-243

Bahman Kalantari

On the matrices with constant determinant and permanent over roots of unity,

Pages 245-249

S. Akbari, H. -R. Fanai and K. Mahmoudian

Operator inequalities associated with AlogA via Specht ratio, Pages 251-273

Takayuki Furuta

A note on asymptotic zero distribution of orthogonal polynomials, Pages 275-281

William F. Trench

Linear operators that preserve pairs of matrices which satisfy extreme rank

properties--a supplementary version, Pages 283-290

Xian Zhang

An alternative derivation of Birkhoff's formula for the contraction coefficient

of a positive matrix, Pages 291-297

Rolando Cavazos-Cadena

The iterated Aluthge transforms of a 2-by-2 matrix converge, Pages 299-309

T. Ando and T. Yamazaki

Jordan triple maps, Pages 311-317

Fangyan Lu

Author index, Pages 319-320

List of Editors, Pages ii-iii

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Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 09:09:21 -0400 (EDT)

**Subject: Contents, Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications**

Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications

Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 231-387 (April 2004)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Existence for a time-dependent rainfall infiltration model with a blowing up

diffusivity, Pages 231-245

Viorel Barbu and Gabriela Marinoschi

Periodic solutions of delayed ratio-dependent predator-prey models with

monotonic or nonmonotonic functional responses, Pages 247-263

Yong-Hong Fan, Wan-Tong Li and Lin-Lin Wang

The permanence and global attractivity in a nonautonomous Lotka-Volterra

system, Pages 265-276

Jiandong Zhao, Jifa Jiang and Alan C. Lazer

Stability analysis of the Kaldor model with time delays: monetary policy and

government budget constraint, Pages 277-308

Yasuhiro Takeuchi and Tatsuya Yamamura

Multiple slowly oscillating periodic solutions in coupled lossless transmission

lines, Pages 309-354

Wieslaw Krawcewicz, Shiwang Ma and Jianhong Wu

Galerkin finite element method for a class of porous medium equations,

Pages 355-387

Koffi B. Fadimba and Robert C. Sharpley

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From: Raimondas Ciegis <Raimondas.Ciegis@fm.vtu.lt>

Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 08:18:24 +0200 (WET)

**Subject: Contents, Mathematical Modelling and Analysis**

Mathematical Modelling and Analysis

ISSN 1392-6292

Electronical edition is available at:

http://www.vtu.lt/rc/mma/

Volume 8, Number 3, 2003

CONTENTS

I. Aleksandrov, T. Kasatkina, A. Aleksandrov,

On the deviation of Milin's functional

pp. 175-179

R. {\v C}iegis, O. Iliev,

On numerical simulation of liquid polymer moulding

pp. 181-202

V.A. Erovenko,

Some results on essential spectra of differential operators in Banach

spaces

pp. 203-216

A. Ilgevi{\v c}ius, H.-D. Liess,

Calculation of the heat transfer in cylindrical wires and electrical

fuses by implicit finite volume method

pp. 217-228

P.K. Mandal,

An unsteady analysis of nonlinear two-layered 2D model of pulsatile flow

through stenosed arteries

pp. 229-246

D.G. Slugin, A.V. Popov,

Investigation of a cost-effective finite defference scheme for the

transport equation

pp. 247-258

Ya.V. Vasylkiv, A.A. Kondratyuk, S.I. Tarasyuk,

On boundedness of integral means of Blaschke product logarithms

pp. 259-265

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

Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 17:48:44 +0100 (BST)

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

IMA JOURNAL OF NUMERICAL ANALYSIS

www.imanum.oupjournals.org

Contents of Volume 23, Number 4

E.G. Birgin, J.M. Mart\'{\i}nez and M. Raydan

Inexact spectral projected gradient methods on convex sets.

pp 539-559

Z.-Z. Bai and G.-Q. Li

Restrictively preconditioned conjugate gradient methods for systems of

linear equations.

pp 561-580

C. Li, Z. Li, D.J. Evans, and T. Zhang

A note on SOR-like method for augmented systems.

pp 581-592

G.N. Milstein and M.V. Tretyakov

Quasi-symplectic methods for Langevin type equations.

pp 593-626

N. Madden and M. Stynes

A uniformly convergent numerical method for a coupled system of two singularly

perturbed linear reaction-diffusion problems.

pp 627-644

R.I. McLachlan

Spatial discretization of partial differential equations with integrals.

pp 645-664

Y. He

A fully discrete stabilized finite-element method for the time-dependent

Navier-Stokes problem.

pp 665-691

B. Bialecki and R.I. Fernandes

An orthogonal spline collocation alternating direction implicit method for

second-order hyperbolic problems.

pp 693-718

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