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Date: Thu, 5 Mar 87 10:04:33 cst

From: miller%umn-cs-fsa@umn-cs.arpa (Willard Miller)

To: NA@score.stanford.edu

INSTITUTE FOR MATHEMATICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

514 Vincent Hall

206 Church Street S.E.

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

(612)624-6066

WORKSHOP ON SCIENTIFIC SOFTWARE

March 23-26, 1987

Workshop Organizer: John R. Rice, Purdue University

Program as of 3/5/87

This workshop is made possible by grants from the

Office of Naval Research and the National Science Foundation

ALL LECTURES IN VINCENT HALL 16

MONDAY, MARCH 23

9:30 - 10:30 am John R. Rice Purdue University

"Mathematical aspects of scientific software - part I"

10:30 - 11:00 am break

11:00 - 12:00 am John R. Rice Purdue University

"Mathematical aspects of scientific software - part II"

1:30 - 2:45 pm Richard Jenks IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

"Scratchpad II: A new computer algebra language and system based

on abstract datatypes"

2:45 - 3:15 pm break

3:15 - 4:30 pm Robert Caviness University of Delaware

"Decision procedures for solving differential equations in

closed form"

TUESDAY, MARCH 24

9:30 - 10:30 am Mathematical Systems Panel

Carl deBoor University of Wisconsin

Clarence Lehman CPT Corporation

Bradley Lucier Purdue University and IMA

Richard McGehee University of Minnesota

10:30 - 10:45 am break

10:45 - Noon Paul Wang Kent State University

"Integrating symbolic, numeric, and graphics computing techniques"

1:30 - 2:45 pm Stephan Wolfram University of Illinois

"New approaches to mathematics using computers"

2:45 - 3:15 pm break

3:15 - 4:30 pm Elias Houstis Purdue University

"Performance of scientific software"

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25

9:00 - 10:15 am Lennart Johnsson Yale University & Thinking Machines Corp

"Devising algorithms for high performance on parallel and vector

architectures"

10:15 - 10:45 am break

10:45 - Noon Dennis Gannon Indiana University

"Building analytical estimates of the performance of numerical

programs on parallel computers"

1:30 - 2:45 pm Larry Snyder University of Washington

"Parallel programming by playing poker"

2:45 - 3:15 pm break

3:15 - 4:30 pm Francine Berman University of California, San Diego

"The mapping problem in parallel computation"

THURSDAY, MARCH 26

9:00 - 10:15 pm John Hopcroft Cornell University

"Modelling of physical objects"

10:15 - 10:45 am break

10:45 - 12:00 am Bruno Buchberger University of Linz

"Solving problems in non-linear computational geometry by Grobner

bases"

1:30 - 2:45 pm Christoph Hoffman Purdue University

"Algebraic curves"

2:45 - 3:15 pm break

3:15 - 4:30 pm G. Farin Arizona State University

"The Bezier approach to computational geometry"

For further information contact:

John R. Rice Hans F. Weinberger

Computer Sciences Inst. Math. Applications

Purdue University University of Minnesota

W.Lafayette, IN 47907 Minneapolis, MN 55455

317-494-6003 612-624-6066

jrr@cs.purdue.edu weinberg@umn-cs.csnet

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENTS

COMPUTATIONAL STATISTICIAN, COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICIAN

The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) is seeking two additional Members of Techn-

ical Staff to:

interact with scientists and engineers using the NAG Fortran Library and/or

statistical packages such as GLIM and GENSTAT to solve mathematical and

statistical problems; and

participate in software R&D projects, including implementation of numerical

software on state-of-the-art workstations and vector/parallel computers.

QUALIFICATIONS

Masters degree or equivalent (e.g., Bachelors degree and experience including

knowledge of Fortran) in numerical analysis, statistics, mathematics, computer

science, science, engineering, or economics

Computational Statistician: a knowledge of the algorithms in statistical pack-

ages, ideally including GLIM and GENSTAT, and their use in science and engineer-

ing

Computational Mathematician: a knowledge of a broad class of numerical algo-

rithms and their use in selected areas of science and engineering

Send a resume including references and employment history to:

James C. T. Pool

NUMERICAL ALGORITHMS GROUP

1101 31st Street, Suite 100

Downers Grove, IL 60515-1263

(312) 971-2337

USENET: ihnp4!nag!pool

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