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Spring 2009 Schedule of the Numerical Analysis Seminar

February 3: Parallel Computing for Long-Time Simulations of Calcium Waves in a Heart Cell
Matthias K. Gobbert (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
February 10: Fully Implicit solution Framework for Scalable Earth System Models
Kate Evans (Computational Earth Sciences Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
February 17: Stabilization Strategies for Discontinuous Galerkin Methods
Benjamin Stamm (Brown University)
February 26: A Singularly Perturbed Semilinear reaction-diffusion problem in a Polygonal Domain (Thursday, joint NA/PDE Seminar)
R. B. Kellogg
March 3: The CS Decomposition: Random Matrix Theory and Computation
Brian Sutton (Randolph-Macon College)
March 10: Numerical Optimization in Engineering Applications
Karsten Urban (University of Ulm, Germany)
March 24: Fast methods for optimal kernel selection in machine learning
Yuesheng Xu (Syracuse University)
March 31: A Nonlinear Reconstruction Algorithm from Absolute Value of Frame Coefficients for Low Redundancy Frames
Radu Balan (University of Maryland, College Park)
April 14: Exponential convergence of hp quadrature for integral operators
Tobias von Petersdorff (University of Maryland, College Park)
April 21: A Multilevel, Modified Regularized Total Least Norm Approach to Signal Deblurring
Malena Espanol (Tufts University)
April 28: Statistical Properties of the Regularized Least Squares Functional and a Hybrid LSQR Newton method for Finding the Regularization Parameter: Application in Image Deblurring and Signal Restoration
Rosemary Renaut (Arizona State University)
April 30: A New Formalism for Electromagnetic Scattering in Complex Geometry (Thursday, Applied Math Colloquium)
Leslie Greengard (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University)