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Mail-From: GOLUB created at 23-Apr-87 22:17:34

Date: Thu 23 Apr 87 22:17:34-PDT

From: Gene H. Golub <GOLUB@Score.Stanford.EDU>

To: NA@Score.Stanford.EDU,

This is a repeat announcement of the History of Numerical Analysis meeting

at Princeton, New Jersey, May 13-15. The program is included below.

Hope you can make it.

Gene Golub

HISTORY OF SCIENTIFIC AND NUMERIC COMPUTING.

May 13 - 15, 1987

HYATT REGENCY

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY

Please note that all sessions will take place at the HYATT REGENCY,

rather than at the Sarnoff Center as originally planned.

ADVANCE PROGRAM

WEDNESDAY, May 13, 1987

Opening Session 8:30-10:15

Conference Welcome

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Chairperson: Gene Golub

Remembrance of Things Past

Herman H. Goldstine

American Philosophical Society

Reminiscence of Howard Aiken

I. E. Cohen

Harvard University

BREAK

Session 2 10:45-12:30

The Los Alamos Experience, 1943-

N. Metropolis

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Early Numerical Analysis in the United Kingdom

Leslie Fox

Oxford University

Discussion of A.S. Householder's Work and Influence

G. W. Stewart

University of Maryland

LUNCH 12:30-2:00

Session 3 2:00-3:45

Chairperson: Tony Chan

Reactor Computations; Surface Representation; Fluid Dynamics

Garrett Birkhoff

Harvard University

A. Personal Retrospection of Reservoir Simulation

D. W. Peaceman

Consultant

Origins of the Mathematics of Computation

Eugene Isaacson

Courant Institute

BREAK

Session 4 4:15-6:00

Chairperson: Bob Funderlic

The Prehistory and Ancient History of Computation at the

U. S. National Bureau of Standards

John Todd

California Institute of Technology

Programmed Computing at the Universities of Cambridge

and Illinois in the Early Fifties

David J. Wheeler

University of Cambridge

Mathematical Software and ACM Publications

John R. Rice

Purdue University

THURSDAY, May 14, 1987

Session 5 8:30-10:15

Chairperson: Olof Widlund

The Early Contributions to Numerical Analysis by

E. Stiefel and H. Rutishauser

M. Gutknecht

ETH

Conjugacy and Gradients in Variational Theory and

Analysis

Magnus R. Hestenes

BIT-A Child of the Computer

Carl-Erik Froberg

Institute of Computer Science, Solvegatan

BREAK

Session 6 10:45-12:30

Chairperson: John Tukey

Comments on Postwar Development of Computational

Mathematics in Some Countries of Eastern Europe

Ivo Babauska

University of Maryland

Particles in Self-Consistent Fields From Hartree's

Differential Analyzer to Cray-Machines

Oscar Buneman

Stanford University

How the FFT Gained Acceptance

James W. Cooley

IBM Watson Research Center

LUNCH 12:30-2:00

Session 7 2:00-3:45

Linear Programming's Contribution to the History of

Scientific Computation

G. B. Dantzig

Stanford University

Early Contributions to Numerical Analysis

J. Barkley Rosser

Univeristy of Wisconsin

Topic Area: Origins of Numerische Matematik, the Gatlin-

burg Mettings, and the University of Michigan Summer

School

R. S. Varga

Kent State University

BREAK

Session 8 3:45-5:35

Chairperson: Norm Schryer

The Development of ODE Methods: A Symbiosis Between

Hardware and Numerical Analysis

C. W. Gear and R. Skeel

University of Illinois

An Historical Review of Iterative Methods

David M. Young

University of Texas

Evening Banquet

H. B. Keller

California Institute of Technology

Friday, May 15, 1987

Session 9 8:30-10:15

Some Historical Comments on Finite Elements

Tinsley Oden

Texas Institute for Computationall Mechanics

Experience and Observations on Early Computing Days at

the Ballistics Research Laboratory

M.L. Juncosa

The RAND Corporation

Shaping the Evolution of Numerical Analysis in the Com-

puter Age-The SIAM Thrust

I. E. Block

SIAM

BREAK

Session 10 10:45-12:30

Chairperson: Jack Herriot

J. H. Wilkinson's Work and Influence on Matrix

Computations

B. N. Parlett

University of California, Berkley

The Work of George Forsythe and His Students

James Varah

University of British Columbia

Discussion: What Have We Missed Before 1965?

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