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Fall 2007 Schedule of the Numerical Analysis Seminar

September 4: Quasi-Optimal Convergence Rates for AFEM
Prof. José Manuel Cascón Barbero (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain)
September 11: Schur Complements on Hilbert Spaces and Saddle Point Systems
Prof. Constantin Bacuta (University of Delaware)
September 18: Uniform preconditioning for nearly singular elliptic problems
Prof. Ludmil Zikatanov (Pennsylvania State University)
September 25: Terascale on the Desktop: Fast Multipole Methods on Graphical Processors
Dr. Nail A. Gumerov (Fantalgo, LLC and University of Maryland College Park)
October 2: Fast Iterative Solution of Models of Incompressible Flow
Prof. Howard Elman (Computer Science Department, University of Maryland at College Park)
October 9: Fully nonlinear second order elliptic Partial Differential Equations: numerics and game interpretations
Prof. Adam Oberman (Simon Frazer University, Canada)
October 16: Quadrature for Meshless Methods
Prof. John Osborn (Dept. of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park)
October 23: Modeling and Simulating the Fluid Dynamics of Electrowetting On Dielectric (EWOD) with Contact Line Friction
Dr. Shawn Walker (Courant Institute)
October 30: Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Dispersive Equations
Prof. Doron Levy (Department of Mathematics and CSCAMM, University of Maryland, College Park)
November 6: Nonlinear approximation in L¹
Prof. Jean Luc Guermond (Texas A&M University)
November 15: Near optimal recovery of arbitrary signals from incomplete measurements (THURSDAY) Applied Math Colloquium
Prof. Albert Cohen (Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris)
November 16: Adaptive Approximation by Greedy Algorithms (FRIDAY 3:00pm) Aziz Lecture
Prof. Albert Cohen (Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions, Universit Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris)
November 20: Computations of Multivalued Solutions in Nonlinear PDEs
Prof. Shi Jin (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
December 4: Boundary Element Methods for the Last 30 Years
Prof. George Hsiao (University of Delaware)
December 11: Some open problems in numerical relativity
Prof. Manuel Triglio (Department of Physics and CSCAMM, University of Maryland, College Park)