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Spring 00 Schedule of the Numerical Analysis Seminar

January 27: Numerical approximation of parabolic problems with blowing up solutions
Prof. Ricardo Duran (Departamento de Matematica, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
February 3: Stability of stationary and translating cables
Prof. Peter Wolfe (Dept. of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park)
February 10: Computing and Displaying Confidence Intervals for Images
Prof. Dianne O'Leary (Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park)
February 17: hp-Discontinuous Galerkin time stepping for parabolic problems
Prof. Christoph Schwab (Seminar fuer Angewandte Mathematik, ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
February 24: A Novel Finite Difference Method for the Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations in the Velocity-Pressure Formulation
Dr. Hans Johnston (Department of Mathematics, Temple University)
March 2: Multigrid Methods for Incompressible Flows
Prof. Irad Yavneh (Department of Computer Science , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)
March 9: Cascadic Multigrid Methods
Prof. Z.C. Shi (Chinese Academy of Science)
March 16: Convergence of GMRES
Prof. Zdenek Strakos (Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University, Atlanta and Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague)
March 16: A Parallel Method for Time-Discretization of Parabolic Problems Based on Laplace Transformation and Quadrature (Applied Mathematics Colloquium at 3:30 pm)
Prof. Vidar Thomée (Dept. of Mathematics, Chalmers University of Technology and Göteborg University)
March 23: no talk (Spring Break)
March 30: Acceleration Strategies for Restarted Minimal Residual Methods
Prof. Oliver Ernst (Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science , TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany)
April 6: Direct Blind Deconvolution and Levy Probability Densities
Dr. Alfred S. Carasso (Mathematical and Computational Sciences Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology)
April 10: A new method for using nodal finite elements in Maxwell computations for domains with non-convex corners (Monday 4:15 - Applied Math/PDE Seminar)
Prof. Monique Dauge (Universite de Rennes 1, France)
April 13: Devising Effective Parallel Algorithms
Dr. Bruce Hendrickson (Parallel Computing Sciences Department, Sandia National Laboratories)
April 18: An adaptive approach to the minimization of functionals with regularized total variation (Tuesday, 9:30 am)
Dr. Francesca Fierro (University of Milan, Italy)
April 20: no talk
April 27: Efficient and Reliable A Posteriori Error Estimatos for Elliptic Obstacle Problems
Dr. Andreas Veeser (Universität Freiburg, Germany)
May 1: Finite Element Methods for Nonconvex Minimisation Problems and an Application in Material Science (Monday 4:15 - Applied Math/PDE Seminar)
Prof. Carsten Carstensen (University of Kiel, Germany)
May 4: On the Solution of Phase Change Problems using Adaptive Moving Meshes
Dr. John Mackenzie (Department of Mathematics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland)
May 8: Adaptive Quadrature - Art or Science? (Monday 4:15 - Applied Math/PDE Seminar)
Prof. Walter Gander (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
May 11: Numerical approximation of rate-independent hysteresis in two-phase systems
Prof. Petr Plechac (Department of Mathematics, University of Delaware)
May 18: A class of finite element methods for hyperbolic conservation laws
Prof. Charalampos Makridakis (Dept. of Mathematics, University of Crete and IACM, FORTH, Greece)