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Spring 04 Schedule of the Numerical Analysis Seminar

February 3: Adaptive Monte Carlo Algorithm for Stochastic Differential Equations
Dr. Kyoung-Sook Moon (Department of Mathematics, UMCP and Dept. of Numerical Analysis and computer science, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm)
February 10: Some Contributions to the Modeling of Ferro-alloys Production
Dr. Francisco Pena (Department of Mathematics, UMCP)
February 17: Corner Singularities in the Two Dimensional Compressible Navier-Stokes System
Dr. R. Bruce Kellogg (Professor Emeritus, UMCP)
February 24: Oh no, not the wiggles again! A revisit of an old problem and a new approach.
Dr. Thomas Russell (University of Colorado at Denver and NSF)
March 2: A Fast Algorithm for Variational Level Set Segmentation
Dr. Bing Song (CSCAMM, UMCP)
March 4: Periodic Solutions of Chaotic Partial Differential Equations 3:30pm, CSIC 3120 (Hiring Talk, Department of Computer Science)
Vanessa Lopez (Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
March 9: Analysis and Numerics of Total Variation Flow and Regularized Mumford-Shah Flow
Dr. Andreas Prohl (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
March 16: Dimension Reduction for Undersampled Problems in Pattern Analysis
Dr. Haesun Park (University of Minnesota)
March 23: No talk (spring break)
March 30: History of the Evolution of the Navier-Stokes Equations And Computational Fluid Dynamics: A Marriage Made in Heaven?
Dr. John D. Anderson (Curator for Aerodynamics at National Air and Space Museum; Professor Emeritus, Aerospace Engineering, UMCP)
April 6: A discontinuous Galerkin method for linear symmetric hyperbolic systems in inhomogeneous media
Dr. Peter Monk (University of Delaware)
April 13: Linearly implicit methods for nonlinear parabolic equations
Dr. Georgios Akrivis (University of Ioannina, Greece)
April 20: Fast numerical methods for parabolic problems in high dimensions
Dr. Tobias von Petersdorff (Dept. of Math, UMCP)
April 27: On the control of output linear functionals
Dr. Marco Verani (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
May 4: no talk
May 6: Selection, mutation: adaptive dynamics (joint with Applied Math Seminar)
Dr. Benoît Perthame (École Normale Supérieure, Paris)
May 7: Mathematical models for cell motion (Aziz Lecture, Friday, 3pm)
Dr. Benoît Perthame (École Normale Supérieure, Paris)
May 11: Accurate, Stable and Efficient Navier-Stokes Solvers Based on Explicit Treatment of the Pressure Term
Dr. Jian-Guo Liu (Dept. of Math, UMCP)

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