NA Digest Sunday, May 16, 2010 Volume 10 : Issue 20

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From: Andreas Waechter <>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 17:39:42 -0400
Subject: Call for 2010 INFORMS Computing Society Prize nominations

Call for nominations for the 2010 INFORMS Computing Society Prize

The INFORMS Computing Society (ICS) Prize is an annual award for the
best English language paper or group of related papers dealing with
the Operations Research/Computer Science interface. The award is
accompanied by a certificate and a $1,000 honorarium. The winner will
be invited to briefly present his or her paper in an ICS-sponsored
session at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Austin, and the award will be
presented at the ICS Business Meeting.

The goals of the prize are:
* To promote the development of high-quality work advancing the
state of the art in operations research/computer science
* To publicize and reward the contributions of those
authors/researchers who have advanced the state of the art; and
* To increase the visibility of excellent work in the field.

Conditions for eligibility:
* Published in the open literature;
* Pertinent to the interface of operations research and computer
* Written in English;

Application Process:

The nomination package should consist of a cover letter and a copy of
each nominated work. The cover letter should provide the title,
author's name, place and date of publication as well as a
justification for the nomination. All nominations should be made
electronically to icsprize at Hard-to-reproduce works,
such as books, may be submitted in hard copy.

Nominations deadline: June 30, 2010.

For further information please visit


From: Johannes Scherling <>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 09:03:21 -0400
Subject: Imaging with Modulated/Incomplete Data, Graz, Austri, Jul 2010

We wish to announce that the Workshop
"Imaging with Modulated/Incomplete Data"
will take place in Graz, Austria, 8. - 10. July 2010
as part of the Special Research Center,
"Mathematical Optimization and Applications in Biomedical Sciences".
Those interested to participate in the workshop are
invited to visit the webpage,
to obtain further information.


From: Cal Ribbens <>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 14:25:15 -0400
Subject: Parallel Programming & Accelerator Clusters, Crete, Sep 2010

Call for Papers

Workshop on Parallel Programming and Applications
on Accelerator Clusters (PPAAC)

Held in conjunction with IEEE Cluster 2010

September 20, 2010, Heraklion, Crete

Submission deadline: June 30, 2010

Full info at


From: Tudisco Francesco <>
Date: Thu, 13 May 2010 05:44:08 -0400
Subject: School on Matrices/Linear Algebra, Rome & Moscow, Sep/Oct 2010

I would like make you know about a beautiful interesting joint initiative of
the universities of Rome "Tor Vergata" and Lomonosov Moscow State.

The Rome-Moscow school of Matrix Methods and Applied Linear Algebra

19th September - 3th October 2010, University of Rome "Tor Vergata" (TV)
10th - 24th October 2010,Lomonosov Moscow State University (LMSU)

The school will take place during a whole month, two weeks in Rome and two
weeks in Moscow, offering to young students a long time for learning and
thinking over the arguments proposed, not limited to short courses of
seminars. The school proposes advanced scientific topics and the opportunity
of entering in direct contact with people and institutions of excellence in
the field.

The main courses are: Future of tensor computations: theory, algorithms and
applications in many and few dimensions (E. TYRTYSHNIKOV), Condensed
forms for
matrices under unitary similarities and congruences: theoretical
problems and
computational implications (K. IKRAMOV), Matrix structures and applications
(D. BERTACCINI, C. DI FIORE, P. ZELLINI), Eigenvalues of large
Toeplitz matrices: asymptotic approach (S. GRUDSKY, in Moscow), A unified
tight-frame approach for missing data recovery in images (R. CHAN, in Rome).

Further seminars will be held by local expert researchers.

For updated and more detailed information please see


From: Ana Luisa Custodio <>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 18:42:41 +0100
Subject: Optimization 2011, Portugal, Jul 2011

Optimization 2011
Lisbon (Caparica), Portugal
July 24-27, 2011
(first announcement)

Department of Mathematics
Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia
Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Optimization 2011 is the seventh edition of a series of Optimization
international conferences held every three or four years, in Portugal.
This meeting aims to bring together researchers and practitioners
from different areas and with distinct backgrounds, but with common
interests in optimization. This conference series has international
recognition as an important forum of discussion and exchange of
ideas, being organized under the auspices of APDIO (the Portuguese
Operations Research Society).

In this edition, we feel honored to celebrate the 60th anniversary
of our dear colleague Joaquim Joao Judice (Univ. of Coimbra).

For additional information:

We look forward to meet you in Optimization 2011,

Ana Luisa Custodio (Co-chair of the Organizing Committee)
Paula Amaral (Co-chair of the Organizing Committee)


From: Oleg Burdakov <>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 18:30:58 +0200
Subject: OMS special issue dedicated to 60th birthday of Andreas Griewank

Call for Contributions
to Special Issue of Optimization Methods and Software (OMS)
in honor of Andreas Griewanks 60th birthday

We invite articles on all aspects within the scope of OMS as
summarized on the Taylor & Francis website
however submissions exploring links between algorithmic
differentiation and nonlinear optimization are especially welcome.
Both fields have seen substantial contributions by Andreas
Griewank over the past decades.

All manuscripts should conform to the OMS style regulations.
Submissions are due by September 30, 2010 via the manuscript
central portal

Bruce Christianson (Responsible Guest-Editor),
Uwe Naumann, Jean Utke, and Andrea Walther

Oleg Burdakov
Editor-in-Chief, OMS


From: BoKgstrm <>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2010 17:14:09 +0200
Subject: Asst Prof positions with Tenure Track, Umea University, Sweden

Two positions as Ass. Professor with Tenure Track, Umea University, Sweden

We seek outstanding candidates for the following new tenure track
- Assistant Professor in Parallel and Multicore Computing (Dnr 312-489-10)
- Assistant Professor in Industrial and Applied Mathematics (Dnr 312-490-10)

For further information of the positions, please contact professor Bo
Kagstrom at the Department of Computing Science and HPC2N
( or professor Mats Larson at the Department of
Mathematics and Mathematical Statistcics (

For the complete announcement, visit


From: Hee-Dae Kwon <>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2010 20:43:54 -0400
Subject: Postdoc Position, Inha University, South Korea

The department of Mathematics, Inha University, Korea is hiring three Post-
Doctors in the field of Mathematical Analysis, Applied Mathematics, or
Computational Mathematics.

Possible research topics include Theoretical & Computational Inverse
Problems, Mathematical & Statistical Methods of Imaging, Computational
Dynamics, Mathematical Biology & Optimal Control, Partial Differential
Equations, and Multi-scale Computations

The annual salary of the post-doctors will be 36,000,000 (KRW), and health
insurance will be provided. Some additional incentive for excellent
achievements may also be provided. The initial contract will be one year
contract may be extended for two more years depending upon their

Those who want to apply for the position may send their Curriculum Vitae by
an e-mail to Professor Hyeonbae Kang at no later than May
31, 2010. The CV must include a publication list and contact information.
Applicants need to have Ph.D. in mathematics, or need to have one before
August, 2010. Applicants will be informed about the decision before June 7,

The positions are funded by National Research Foundation of Korea.


From: Petter Bjorstad <>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 10:26:36 +0200
Subject: PostDoc and PhDs Fellowships at Univ Bergen, Norway

2 PhD + 1 PostDoc fellowships - University of Bergen, Norway

The research group shall participate in the project
"Multiscale Domain Decomposition: Algorithms and Analysis".
The primary objective of the project is to investigate
new Multiscale algorithms based on the framework of
domain decomposition.

This project will run from summer 2010 to summer 2014.

The PhD students should have a strong background in and interest
for applied and computational mathematics equivalent to a MSc degree.
The PhD students will join a research group in Bergen with further
international relations to leading scientists in Poland and China.

The Postdoc should have a recent PhD in a topic relevant for
the work outlined above. The initial appointment will be for 2 years.

Project Summary:

Multiscale in the framework of Domain Decomposition:
Understand Multiscale methods in the framework of Domain
Decomposition methods, derive and analyze effective methods
exploiting the features of Multiscale methods and involving the
computational power of the Domain Decomposition iteration.

Multiscale Domain Decomposition with less regular subdomains:
In the first part, we assume that the coarse cells, consequently the
subdomains, are typically the union of few coarse triangle or
rectangles in the 2D, which is not realistic. In this part of the
project, we will consider subdomains which are less regular.

The proposed project aims at understanding the existing Multiscale
methods, developing new algorithms and their theoretical analysis
based on the theory of Domain Decomposition methods.


The 3 positions are open for applications now and until the
successful applicants have been selected.

Further information is available from:
Petter E. Bjørstad, email:
Talal Rahman, email: .


From: Claude Brezinski <>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 10:59:38 +0200
Subject: Contents, Numerical Algorithms, Vol. 54-2

Table of contents for Numerical Algorithms,
Volume 54, Number 2

Continuous two-step Runge–Kutta methods for ordinary differential equations
Raffaele D’Ambrosio, Zdzislaw Jackiewicz
Pages 169 - 193

Local and parallel finite element algorithms based on two-grid
for the transient Stokes equations
Yueqiang Shang, Kun Wang
Pages 195 - 218

A study of accelerated Newton methods for multiple polynomial roots
Aurel Galantai, Csaba J. Hegedus
Pages 219 - 243

On solving the chaotic Chen system: a new time marching design for the
variational iteration method using Adomian’s polynomial
S. M. Goh, M. S. M. Noorani, I. Hashim
Pages 245 - 260

Efficient Kansa-type MFS algorithm for elliptic problems
Andreas Karageorghis
Pages 261 - 278

Inverse product Toeplitz preconditioners for non-Hermitian Toeplitz systems
Fu-Rong Lin, Michael K. Ng
Pages 279 - 295


From: Communications in Math Sciences <>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 05:59:41 -0500
Subject: Contents, Communications in Mathematical Sciences 8-3, 2010

Communications in Mathematical Sciences (CMS)
Vol 8, No. 3, 2010
Special Issue on Mathematical Issues of Complex Fluids

full articles are online at

Claude Le Bris, Chun Liu, and Pingwen Zhang

Asymptotic behavior of solutions to the full compressible Navier-Stokes
equations in the half space
Feimin Huang, Jing Li, and Xiaoding Shi

Modeling viscoelastic flows using reflected stochastic differential
A. Bonito, A. Lozinski, and T. Mountford

Non incremental strategies based on separated representations: applications
in computational rheology
A. Ammar, M. Normandin, F. Daim, D. Gonzalez, E. Cueto, and F. Chinesta

Biaxial phases of bent-core liquid crystal polymers in shear flows
Sarthok Sircar, Jun Li, and Qi Wang

Steady states of the 1D Doi-Onsager model in the strong shear flow
Gerald Warnecke and Hui Zhang

A variance reduction method for parametrized stochastic differential
equations using the reduced basis paradigm
Sebastien Boyaval and Tony Lelievre

Refined long-time asymptotics for some polymeric fluid flow models
A. Arnold, J.A. Carrillo, and C. Manzini

Local existence and uniqueness of the dynamical equations of an
incompressible membrane in two-dimensional space
Dan Hu, Peng Song, and Pingwen Zhang


From: Martin Berzins <>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2010 17:52:49 -0600 (MDT)
Subject: Contents, Applied Numerical Mathematics, Vol. 60, Iss. 6, 2010

Applied Numerical Mathematics Volume 60, Issue 6, Pages 587-658 (June 2010)

1. Editorial Board

2. On the application of a variant CE/SE method for solving two-dimensional
ideal MHD equations
Pages 587-606 Shamsul Qamar, Sidrah Mudasser

3. An approximate solution of hypersingular integral equations
Pages 607-628 I.V. Boykov, E.S. Ventsel, A.I. Boykova

4. Algebraically stable diagonally implicit general linear methods
Pages 629-636 L.L. Hewitt, A.T. Hill

5. A note on classical Gauss-Radau and Gauss-Lobatto quadratures
Pages 637-644 B.D. Welfert

6. New numerical methods for Burgers' equation based on semi-Lagrangian and
modified equation approaches
Pages 645-657 Jin Wang, Anita Layton

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