NA Digest Sunday, November 11, 2001 Volume 01 : Issue 42

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From: Andy Wathen <>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 12:53:43 GMT
Subject: Masters Courses at Oxford

The Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Maths and the Numerical Analysis
Group in the Oxford University Computing Lab run two very successful one year
Master of Science courses in applied and numerical mathamatics:

MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing
(2/3 course work, 1/3 thesis)

MSc in Applied and Computational Mathematics
(1/3 course work, 2/3 thesis)

We have excellent funding for these courses: many UK citizens will
receive full funding from the EPSRC, many EU citizens will get partial
funding from the EPSRC, and some EU or non-EU citizens will get partial
support from industrial sources.

These opportunities represent a successful tradition going
back decades of MSc-level education at Oxford in applied, industrial,
and numerical mathematics. In the current year there are 27 students from
6 different countries around the world studying on these courses.
If you think you might be (or know someone else) interested in applying
for 2002-2003 please see the web sites above

- Andy Wathen


From: Ken Jackson <>
Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2001 09:33:11 -0500
Subject: Workshops at the Fields Institute

We are planning several events at the Fields Institute over the next
several months that may interest readers of NA Digest. These include:

1. Short Course and Lectures on Numerical Bifurcation and Center
Manifold Analysis in Partial Differential Equations, Klaus Boehmer,
November 19 - 28, 2001.

2. Workshop on Computational Biology, November 29 - December 2, 2001

3. Workshop on Computational Challenges in Dynamical Systems,
December 3 - 7, 2001.

4. Short Course on PDE methods for path dependent options,
Feb. 25 - 26, 2002.

5. Computational Methods and Applications in Finance Workshop,
Feb. 27 - Mar. 1, 2002.

6. SIAM Conference on Optimization, May 19 - 22, 2002.
Program-related event.

7. Validated Computing 2002, May 23 - 25, 2002.
Program-related event.

8. Informal Working Group on Validated Methods for Optimization,
May 26 - June 1, 2002

9. Symbolic Computational Algebra 2002, July 13 - 19, 2002.

10. Short Course on Numerical Solution of Advection-Diffusion-Reaction
Equations, Jan Verwer, July 29 - August 2, 2002.

11. IMACS International Conference on Adaptive Methods for PDEs,
August 6 - 9, 2002.

12. The 2002 Workshop on the Solution of Partial Differential
Equations on the Sphere, August 12 - 15, 2002.

For more information about these and other events at the Fields Institute,
see our webpage


From: Biswa Datta <>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 11:47:57 -0600 (CST)
Subject: Center for Theoretical Sciences at Tsing Hua University

National Center for Theoretical Sciences
at Tsing Hua University
Hsinchu, Taiwan
Biswa Nath Datta
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115

During the last summer, I visited the National Center for Theoretical
Sciences (NCTS) at the National Tsing Hua University in Hsinchu, Taiwan,
for a period of two weeks.

I was so impressed by the research environment and the quality of
research done by the resident mathematicians of the center that I
decided to write this article to draw attention of research
mathematicians outside Taiwan to this Center.

The Center was established on August 1, 1997 and supported by National
Science Council of the Republic of China. The goals of the Center are
to advance progress in research in mathematics and theoretical physics,
to recruit outstanding mathematicians and theoretic physicists to join
the center, to encourage cross-disciplinary and inter-regional research
cooperation in both mathematics and physics and to promote international
exchange and collaboration with global scientists.

The Center aims to be the center of excellence in mathematics and
physics in the Asia-Pacific region. To achieve these goals, the Center
focuses its operation mainly in two areas: the research groups led by
senior center scientists and three to six months topical programs in a
format similar to that of MSRI (Berkeley), IMA (Minnesota) or IAS
(Princeton). The format includes schools, workshops and conferences
associated with topical programs.

The recent topical programs include Dynamical Systems, Geometric
Analysis, Number Theory, Discrete Mathematics, and Scientific Computations.

During December 1998 and February 2001, more than twenty-five
conferences and workshops, many of them are international, on the above
and the related topics were held at the Center.

The Head of mathematics division at the Center is Professor Chang-Shou
Lin, a distinguished researcher in nonlinear partial differential
equations and a member of Academia Sinica of Taiwan. Incidentally, the
current President of Tsing Hua University is Professor C.L. Liu, a former
Professor of Computer Science at University of Illinois at

The advisory committee of the Center consists of five professors from top
notch universities in USA and the executive committee consists of six
faculty and scientists from National Taiwan University, National
Chung-Cheng University, National Chiao Tung University, National Academy
Sciences and National Tsing Hua University.

Many well-known mathematicians and physicists have already visited or
are planning to visit the center in near future. For a list of visiting
scientists and for further details of the Center and its activities,
please visit the web page:


From: Russell Standish <>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 08:38:10 +1100
Subject: Conference in Sydney on Artificial Life

Artificial Life VIII: Call for Papers
UNSW, Sydney, Australia, 9th-13th December, 2002

Artificial life is an interdisciplinary scientific and engineering
enterprise investigating the fundamental properties of living systems
through the simulation and synthesis of life-like processes in
artificial media. The Artificial Life VIII conference will showcase
the best current work in this area of research and highlight promising
new avenues of investigation. It continues a successful series of
international conferences started in 1987 by Chris Langton.

All authors of contributed papers are strongly encouraged to explain
how their work sheds light on the fundamental properties of living
systems. In addition, authors should take note of the list of
fundamental open problems in artificial generated after a special
roundtable discussion at the previous Artificial Life conference
(Bedau et al., "Open problems in artificial life", Artificial Life _6_
(2000): 363-376). Authors are encouraged either to link their work to
one of the problems listed there, or to identify another important
open problem that their work addresses. Papers are welcome in (but not
limited to) the following topic areas:

* Origin of life, self-organization, self-replication
* Development and differentiation
* Evolutionary and adaptive dynamics
* Robots and autonomous agents
* Communication, cooperation and collective behavior
* ALife simulation and synthesis tools and methodologies
* Applications of ALife technologies
* Philosophical, ethical, social, and cultural implications

Full information about conference paper format and submission
procedures is available through the conference web site

In addition to a variety of social and cultural events taking
advantage of the venue in Sydney, the Conference will include a series
of workshops and tutorials for special interest groups. An Artificial
Life VIII Workshop Proceedings will be published at the
Conference. Anyone interested in organizing or participating in a
workshop or tutorial should contact the Workshops and Tutorials Chair:
Dr. Hussein Abbass (

See you in Sydney,
Russell Standish
Conference Chair


From: Chandrika Kamath <>
Date: Mon, 05 Nov 2001 18:24:02 -0800
Subject: Conference at IPAM on Scientific Data Mining

IPAM Short Program on
Mathematical Challenges in Scientific Data Mining
January 14-18, 2002
UCLA, California

Building on the growing interest in the application of data mining to
science and engineering data, we are organizing a week long short-program
at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) at UCLA during
January 14-18, 2002.

Registration for the program is now open. Students and recent Ph.D.'s are
strongly encouraged to participate. Attendance is limited and will be on a
first-come, first-served basis. Further details are available at the web
site, including a list of invited talks and contributed posters.

Scientific Committee:
Chandrika Kamath (CASC, LLNL)
Padhraic Smyth (CS, UC Irvine)
B.S. Manjunath (ECE, UC Santa Barbara)
Ananth Grama (CS, Purdue)


From: Juergen Koch <>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 12:34:42 +0100
Subject: GAMM Seminar in Leipzig on Multigrid

January 24th to 26th, 2002
18th GAMM-Seminar Leipzig
Multigrid and related methods for optimization problems
Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences.

Chairmanship: Wolfgang Hackbusch (Leipzig)
Michael Griebel (Uni Bonn, Germany)

Location: Max-Planck-Institute
for Mathematics in the Sciences,
Leipzig, Germany

Invited speakers: Nick Gould (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK)
Volker Schulz (Uni Trier, Germany)

For more information, please visit our website

With best regards,
Juergen Koch


From: Christoph Pflaum <>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 13:44:51 +0100 (MET)
Subject: Workshop at ICCS on PDE Software

Announcement of the Workshop on
PDE Software
at the
International Conference on
Computational Science
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 21-24 2002

Organized by: Hans Petter Langtangen, Christoph Pflaum,
Ulrich Ruede, Stefan Turek

The aim of this workshop is to discuss and explain new concepts in
software development for numerical solution of partial
differential equations.

More informations can be found at the homepage:


From: Andrea Codd <>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 14:21:50 +1100 (EST)
Subject: Summer School in Australia on Computational Mathematics

14-21 January, 2002 at the Australian National University.

This week-long school has an exciting program covering both the
foundations of computational mathematics and current research areas. It
will benefit not only students in mathematics but also more senior
researchers and members of related disciplines. Our intention is to
provide participants with an opportunity to learn new computational
approaches and to examine how they fit into their own research interests.

Included in the summer school is also a hands-on course in high
performance computing tailored to the needs of the participants
and with examples from computational mathematics.

More information about the program, deadlines and speakers can be
found on the web page:

If you have any questions at all about the summer school please contact
me or any member of the organising committee, their names can be found
on our web page.

We are hoping to provide some financial support for Post Graduate
students. (However, preference is to be given to those registering early.)


From: Gyorgy Szeidl <>
Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2001 08:22:08 +0100
Subject: Conference in Miskolc on Computational Mechanics

15-19th July 2002
Miskolc, Hungary
Organized by
the University of Miskolc and the Miskolc Committee of
the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
in cooperation with the Central European Association for Computational
Mechanics, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Slovak Academy of
Sciences, the University of Zilina (Slovakia), and the Budapest University
of Technology and Economics as a satellite conference to the
5th World Congress on Computational Mechanics
to be held in Vienna, July 7-12, 2002, see

The aim of the conference is to bring together numerical analysts,
specialists of computational mechanics and software developers.

Young researchers (less than 35 years of age) may be supported by the EU
contract to cover the registration fee and travel costs only. This will
depend on eligibility and demand.

Numerical algebra (sparse and dense linear systems, eigenvalue problems,
nonlinear systems, parallel algorithms, etc.)
Numerical solution of differential equations (FEM, BEM, multigrid,
difference methods, spectral methods, parallel algorithms, etc.)
Computational mechanics (finite element method, boundary element
method, dynamics, fluid mechanics, parallel algorithms etc.)
Fifty-minute plenary lectures and twenty-minute talks are planned.

B. SZABO chairman; Washington University, St. Louis, USA
I. BABUSKA, The University of Texas, USA
C. BROYDEN, University of Bologna, Italy
K. BURRAGE, University of Queensland, Australia
U. GABBERT, Otto-von-Guericke Universitat Magdeburg, Germany
R. HABER, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
M. KLEIBER, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
V. KOMPIS, University of Zilina, Zilina, Slovakia
H. MANG, Vienna Technical University, Austria
R. MARZ, Humboldt-Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
A.M. SANDIG, Universitat Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
J. SLADEK, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
E. SULI, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
E.Y. RODIN, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
W. WENDLAND, Universitat Stuttgart, Germany
T. CZIBERE, University of Miskolc, Hungary
I. KOZAK, University of Miskolc, Hungary
Z. GASPAR, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
I. PACZELT, University of Miskolc, Hungary
G. STOYAN, Eotvos Lorand University of Budapest, Hungary

Computational dynamics, numerical optimization, large eddy simulation.
Other minisymposia are being organized also.

A special issue of the journal:
Computers and Mathematics with Applications,
Computer Assisted Mechanics and Engineering Sciences
Further journals under consideration are:
Journal of Computational and Applied Mechanics,
Mathematical Notes, Miskolc.

If you are interested in attending the conference and wish to be on the
mailing list, please send a message to the following e-mail address as soon
as possible:

More detailed information is available at the URL address


From: Martin Gutknecht <>
Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2001 18:11:02 +0100
Subject: Conference in Zurich Commemorating 50 Years of Conjugate Gradients

The Web site for the
Latsis-Symposium 2002
A conference commemorating 50 years of conjugate gradients
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
18 -- 21 February 2002

is now ready for electronic registration and abstract submission.
The deadline for abstracts is December 15. The Web site is at OR

The symposium will also host a celebration of Prof. Gene H. Golub's
70th birthday.


From: Jacob Kogan <>
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2001 17:38:36 -0500
Subject: Workshop in Arlingon on Clustering High-Dimensional Data

Call for Papers
April 13, 2002 workshop on
Clustering High-Dimensional Data and its Applications
Hyatt Regency, Crystal City
Arlington, Virginia
to be Held in Conjunction with
Second SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM 2002)

The workshop is devoted to clustering high-dimensional data,
which arises in diverse applications such as text/web mining
and bioinformatics.

Important Dates
Papers Due: Jan 7th, 2002
Notification of Acceptance: Feb 11th, 2002
Camera ready: Feb 27th, 2002
Workshop: Apr 13th, 2002

Inderjit Dhillon:
Jacob Kogan:


From: Fredi Troeltzsch <troeltz@math.TU-Berlin.DE>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 13:55:39 +0100 (CET)
Subject: Faculty Position at Technical University of Berlin


At the Institute of Mathematics of the Faculty II---Mathematics and
Sciences---of the Technical University of Berlin a
is available in the field of
Chiffre: II-203 (End for sending application December 12, 2001).

The new professor will be expected to head the research group
``Nonlinear Optimization and Inverse Problems'' at the Weierstrass
Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS) within
Forschungsverbund Berlin e. V., a nonuniversity research
institute of the
Wissenschaftsgemeinschaft (Research Association) Gottfried Wilhelm
Leibniz (WGL).

Applicants should have a record of excellence in a contemporary field
of Numerical Nonlinear Optimization. Habilitation or an equivalent
qualification as well as a special ability to lead a research group are
expected. Teaching experience is essential. The capacity and readiness
to contribute to the solution of application-oriented
problems is required; relevant experience in this area is desired.

Applications quoting the reference number and including the usual
documents should be sent in written to:

Der Praesident der Technischen Universitaet Berlin
Fakultaet II -- Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften
Sekr. MA 4--1
Strasse des 17. Juni 136
D--10623 Berlin, Germany.

The Technical University of Berlin is an equal opportunities employer
and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.
As the TUB is striving to increase its woman quota in fields where men
dominate the faculty staff, it will given preference to qualified women.
Qualified candidates with disabilities will also be given preference.


From: Adrian Lewis <>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2001 12:32:33 -0800 (PST)
Subject: Faculty Positions at Simon Fraser University


The Department of Mathematics of Simon Fraser University has
two positions in mathematics to be filled over the next two years.
One position will start September 1, 2002, the second a year later.
Applicants will be expected to have completed a Ph.D. degree at the
time of appointment and to have demonstrated a strong teaching and
research potential. The appointments will be made at the level of
Assistant Professor. The department seeks to enhance its current
strengths in combinatorics, computer algebra, modern analysis and
number theory.

The first hiring priority is combinatorial optimization. The
second priority is a candidate with expertise in algebra or algebraic
geometry. Candidates who can support the department's strengths will
be preferred. Exceptional applicants in all areas of pure
mathematics will be considered.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae and descriptive
statements on research plans and teaching activities, should be sent
by 10 January, 2002 to:

Search Committee
Department of Mathematics
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Please arrange for letters of reference to be sent, in
confidence, from three referees.

We thank all applicants in advance; only those short-listed
will be contacted.

Further information on the department and the university can
be found on the

These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of
equity in employment and offers equal employment opportunities to all
qualified applicants.


From: Peter R Turner <>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2001 18:45:12 -0500
Subject: Faculty Positions at U S Naval Academy

United States Naval Academy

Mathematics Department

Applications are invited for at least one anticipated tenure-track position
(subject to approval and funding) in mathematics at the Assistant Professor
level to start in August 2002 or January 2003. Candidates must have a Ph. D.
in Mathematics, Statistics, or closely related fields, demonstrate a
strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, and show potential to continue
an active scholarly program. All fields of research will be considered.
Promotion and tenure evaluations follow the American Association of University
Professors guidelines. The Mathematics Department at the U. S. Naval Academy
consists of 44 civilians with Ph.D.'s and 17 military officers typically with
M.S.'s. Summer research support is usually available for the first three
years of new appointments. Faculty members receive full federal government
service benefits. Additional information about the U.S. Naval Academy and
the Mathematics Department can be found at Web site .

Applicants should provide an AMS cover letter (available at http://www.ams.
org/coversheet/about.html), a letter of application that includes a statement
of professional goals (including research plans), a C.V., three letters of
reference (at least one of which is devoted to the applicant's experience
and promise as a teacher), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts.
Applications will be evaluated starting in January 2002. Send all materials
to: Search Committee, Mathematics Department, 572C Holloway Rd.,
U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis MD 21402-5002. Tel: 410-293-6700;
Fax: 410-293-4883; Email: . The United States Naval Academy
is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


From: Robert Ward <>
Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2001 02:35:54 -0500
Subject: Postdoctoral Position at University of Tennessee

Research Position Available
at The University of Tennessee
in High-Performance Scientific Computing

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position in
high-performance scientific computing at the Department of Computer
Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The candidate selected
will collaborate with a research team in the development of new
high-performance serial and parallel algorithms for solving important
matrix (numerical linear algebra) problems arising from materials
science applications. The initial focus will be on eigenvalue

The position requires experience in the development of parallel matrix
algorithms in either C or Fortran and strong working knowledge of
LAPACK and scaLAPACK. Familiarity with parallel architectures and
problem solving environments is also desired.

Among the benefits of the position are a competitive salary, travel
opportunities, access to state-of-the-art computational facilities
(including parallel architectures, high-performance workstations, and
high-performance networks), and opportunities to participate in leading
research collaborations in advanced scientific computing involving
internationally recognized scientists.

Inquiries should be directed to


From: George Karypis <>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2001 20:46:45 -0800
Subject: Postdoctoral Positions at University of Minnesota

Postdoctoral Positions for Research on Parallel Algorithms
Postdoctoral Positions at the University of Minnesota

Applications are invited for postdoctoral positions jointly by
the department of Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering at
the University of Minnesota. Candidates will perform research on
parallel algorithms, graph partitioning, domain decomposition,
mesh generation, and develop scalable parallel libraries and
integrate them in existing scientific simulation codes.
Candidates will also participate in collaborative projects with
the Army High Performance Computing Research Center.
These positions will be under the direction of Professors
George Karypis and Kumar Tamma. Projects in progress include
parallel algorithms for graph partitioning, preconditioners for
iterative sparse linear system solvers, and data mining.
Additional details on the ongoing projects are available from

Candidates must have a PhD in computer science, mathematics, or
a related discipline. Expertise in parallel computing is essential,
and expertise in scientific computing is highly desirable.
The positions are for a period of one year, and will be renewable
subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance.
The salary will be competitive and based upon qualifications and
experience. Positions are available immediately.
Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

To apply, please submit a resume, and names of three references to

Postdoctoral Position Search Committee
Computer Science Department
EE/CSci 4-192
200 Union Street, S.E.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Attn: Professor George Karypis

Candidates are also encouraged to send their application via
e-mail to George Karypis (


From: B. P. Sommeijer <>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2001 10:11:17 +0100 (MET)
Subject: Research Position at CWI, Amsterdam

CWI, the Center for Mathematics and Computer Science in Amsterdam,
offers a 4-year position for a PhD Student in

"Numerical Mathematics / Computational Biology / Scientific Computing"

within the research project

"Three-dimensional Simulation of Phytoplankton Dynamics"

which is embedded within the theme "Applications from the Life Sciences" of
the Department "Modelling, Analysis and Simulation". The project involves
close co-operation with the Aquatic Microbiology group from the University
of Amsterdam and is funded by NWO (Netherlands Organization for Scientific
Research) through the Program "Computational Science".

The application field is the dynamics and competition of phytoplankton species
in lakes and oceans. The models in use are based on so-called integro partial
differential equations. The major aim of this PhD project is to extend the
current one-dimensional models to three-dimensional versions by studying the
combination of horizontal and vertical variability. These models are of great
interest for oceanography and climate research, since marine phytoplankton
species reduce the greenhouse effect by taking up CO2 from the atmosphere.

Successful candidates must have knowledge of the mathematical analysis
of PDEs and/or the numerical analysis of PDEs. In the project the emphasis
will lie on the numerical analysis. The candidate that we are looking for
is keen on working at the interface of numerical analysis, bio-mathematical
modelling and computational science.
A necessary condition for fulfilling the vacancy is a M.Sc. in mathematics,
numerical mathematics, industrial mathematics, scientific computing or
computational science, mathematical biology, or a comparable expertise;
however, students who are about to finish their M.Sc. thesis are also
encouraged to apply.

The salary with related employment conditions is according to regulations
for OIOs (Onderzoekers in Opleiding). The position is available for four
years subject to a positive review at the end of the first year.

If you are interested in the position, please send your written application
to the Personnel Department CWI, P.O. Box 94079, 1090 GB Amsterdam (NL),
mentioning: "PhD Vacancy MAS1.3".
Your application should provide a concise description of your mathematical
education, your CV, and examination marks.

For further information you can download the granted project description
or contact dr. B.P. Sommeijer, +31-20-5924192,
dr. J. Huisman, +31-20-5257085,,
Prof. dr. J.G. Verwer, +31-20-5924095,


From: M. A. Botchev <>
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2001 12:26:27 +0100
Subject: Student Position at University of Twente

Within the chair MCM (Mathematics of Computational Mechanics) of the
Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, University of Twente, the Netherlands,
there is an open position for a PhD student. This project is a
collaboration in a large multidisciplinary research activity in Mathematical
Modeling of Integrated Optics ongoing in the chair AAMP (Applied Analysis
and Mathematical Physics) of the Faculty. Integrated Optics is a young
fast growing research field aiming at design of miniature devices able
to "mold" the wave structure of the flow of light in different ways.

A successful candidate will work on the development of a Maxwell
equations solver for modeling realistic 3D optical devices.
Due to the complicated physical and geometrical structures of realistic
optical devices, the numerical solution of the Maxwell equations for
these applications is a challenging problem requiring the use of state-
of-the-art Finite Element Methods (hp-adaptive Discontinuous Galerkin
Finite Element Methods) and special care for boundary conditions.
The large scale of the problems lead to the necessity of parallel
An applicant for this position is expected to have a M.Sc. or
comparable academic degree, good programming skills and strong
background in Numerical Analysis. Knowledge of the object-oriented
programming (C++) and Finite Element Methods is highly desirable.

University of Twente is a young ambitious university located at
the "far" East of the Netherlands. This year both the University
and its Mathematical Sciences Faculty hold first places in national
rankings. The appointment is for 4 years, with salary level according
to the Dutch universities salary scale and experience of the chosen
candidate. The applications containing a detailed CV and names
of at least two referents should be sent per electronic or regular
mail to: Jaap van der Vegt
University of Twente
Faculty of Mathematical Sciences
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

URLs: (project) (university)

For further information contact
Dr. M.A.Botchev ( or Jaap van der Vegt (


From: Elias Lipitakis <>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2001 13:23:11 +0200 (EET)
Subject: Contents, HERMIS Journal

Journal: HERMIS
ISSN: 1108-7609
Volume: 2
Date: November 2001


The perceptual and the physical basis for the reality
of the World of Symbols

Difference schemes for the transport equation

Numerical Modeling by delay and Volterra functional
differential equations

Lie groups and the computation of invariants

Recent developments in Computer Mathematics

Additive schemes for evolutionary equations of the
second order

Measuring the smoothing performance of Least Squares
Approximations by non-negative divided differences

Inverse boundary value problems for Ocean acoustics

Introduction to Wavelets and Filters

High Performance Computing Trends

A communication cost analysis framework for loop nest tiling

Applications of parallel coordinates

Economic replacement theory recovered and extended

Combination and optimal selection of costly artificial
neural network forecasts with non-stationary weights

Global optimization in computational Chemistry: Protein Folding

Copyright protection of Multimedia documents:
from theory to application


From: Hans Schneider <>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2001 09:17:43 -0600 (CST)
Subject: Contents, Linear Algebra and its Applications

Journal: Linear Algebra and its Applications
ISSN : 0024-3795
Volume : 339
Issue : 1-3
Date : 15-Dec-2001

pp 1-2
Special issue on Discrete Tomography
A. Del Lungo, P. Gronchi, G.T. Herman

pp 3-21
X-rays characterizing some classes of discrete sets
E. Barcucci, A. Del Lungo, M. Nivat, R. Pinzani

pp 23-35
Comparison of algorithms for reconstructing hv-convex discrete sets
E. Balogh, A. Kuba, C. Devenyi, A.D. Lungo

pp 37-57
Reconstruction of 4- and 8-connected convex discrete sets from row and
column projections
S. Brunetti, A. DelLungo, F. DelRistoro, A. Kuba, M. Nivat

pp 59-73
On the computational complexity of reconstructing three-dimensional lattice
sets from their two-dimensional X-rays
S. Brunetti, A. Del Lungo, Y. Gerard

pp 75-89
Speeding up stochastic reconstructions of binary images from limited
projection directions
E. Vardi, G.T. Herman, T. Yung Kong

pp 91-109
A convergent composite mapping Fourier domain iterative algorithm for 3-D
discrete tomography
A.E. Yagle

pp 111-124
Binary steering in discrete tomography reconstruction with sequential and
simultaneous iterative algorithms
Y. Censor

pp 125-145
Reconstruction of tomographic images using analog projections and the
digital Radon transform
I. Svalbe, D. van der Spek

pp 147-169
An algorithm for discrete tomography
L. Hajdu, R. Tijdeman

pp 171-194
Reconstruction of discrete sets with absorption
A. Kuba, M. Nivat

pp 195-204
Detection of flaws in construction columns using 3D reconstruction and
J. Santos, L.C. Longoria, J.C. Palacios

pp 205-219
Two-view ''cylindrical decomposition'' of binary images
V. Di Gesu, C. Valenti

pp 221
Author index


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