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Volume 13, Number 6 (approximately June 30, 2003)
Volume 13, Number 7 (approximately July 31, 2003)

Today's topics:

     Numerical Linear Algebra with Applications: contents
     Program for 11th GAMM-Workshop on Multigrid and Hierarchic Solution Techniques
     Int'l Conference on Parallel Algorithms and Computing Environments 
     Workshop in Graz
     Congress Announcement


Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 15:01:26 -0500
From: Zhangxin CHEN 
Subject: Book

The following book is available:
Current Trends in Scientific Computing,
Z. Chen, R. Glowinski, and K. Li, eds.,
Contemporary Mathematics, Volume 329,
American Mathematical Society, 2003.

Please refer to
for the book description.


Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2003 20:24:02 +0200 (MET DST)
From: Maya Neytcheva 
Subject: Numerical Linear Algebra with Applications: contents

Numerical Linear Algebra with Applications
Volume 10, Issue 3-4, 2003  
Multiscale preconditioning for the coupling of FEM-BEM
H. Harbrecht, F. Paiva, C. Perez and R. Schneider, pp 197-222

The solvability conditions for inverse eigenproblem of symmetric and 
anti-persymmetric matrices and its approximation
Dongxiu Xie, Xiyan Hu and Lei Zhang, pp 223-234

Prefiltration technique via aggregation for constructing low density high
quality factorized sparse approximate inverse preconditionings
A.A. Nikishin and A.Yu. Yeremin, pp 235-246

Solving linear initial value problems by Faber polynomials
P. Novati, pp 247-270

Efficient approximation of the exponential operator for discrete 2D
advection-diffusion problems
L. Bergamaschi, M. Caliari and M. Vianello, pp 271-289

Operator trigonometry of preconditioning, domain decomposition, sparse
approximate inverses, successive overrelaxation, minimum residual schemes
K. Gustafson, pp 291-315

Simultaneous backward stability of Gauss and Gauss-Jordan elimination
J.M. Pena, pp 317-321

An increasing-angle property of the conjugate gradient method and the
implementation of large scale minimization algorithms with line searches
Yu-Hong Dai, J. M. Martinez, Jin Yun Yuan, pp 323-334

Application of the Lanczos algorithm for solving the linear systems that
occur in continuation problems
C.-S. Chien and S.-L. Chang, pp 335-355

Algebraic formulations for the solution of the nullspace-free eigenvalue 
problem using the inexact Shift-and Invert Lanczos method
V. Simoncini, 357-373

A note on bounds for norms of Cauchy-Hankel matrices
S. Solak and D. Bozkurt, pp 377-382 (short communication)

Maya Neytcheva
Scientific Computing
Department of Information Technology
Uppsala University
Box 337, SE-75105 Uppsala, Sweden  


Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2003 10:22:21 -0400
From: Craig Douglas 
Subject: Program for 11th GAMM-Workshop on Multigrid and Hierarchic Solution Techniques

                            11th GAMM-Workshop on
                 Multigrid and Hierarchic Solution Techniques


Time            Speaker and Title
9:00-9:15       Opening
9:15-10:15      C. Oosterlee: Multigrid methods for the system of
                poroelasticity equations
10:45-11:15     R. Wienands: Efficient multigrid solution for the
                system of poroelasticity equations
11:15-11:45     G. Poeplau: Multigrid algorithms the fast calculation
                of space-charge effects in accelerator design
11:45-12:00     D. Braess: An open problem in multigrid theory
14:00-14:30     C. Douglas: Dyanamic Data-Driven Application
                Simulations (DDDAS)
14:30-15:00     A. Almendral: On the convergence of multigrid methods
                for PDEs in mathematical finance
15:00-15:30     B. Seynaeve: A multigrid approach to the stochastic
                finite element method for PDEs with stochastic parameters
16:00-16:30     L. Grasedyck: rank-adaptive H-matrix inversion
16:30-17:00     B. Khoromskij: Tensor product approximation to
                elliptic and parabolic solution operators in higher dimensions
17:00-17:30     M. Bebendorf: H-matrix approximation of FE inverses
                for general elliptic operators


Time            Speaker and Title
9:00-10:00      A. Reusken: Parallel multilevel tetrahedral grid
10:30-11:00     S. Serra Capizza: A V cycle convergence proof for
                structured matrices
11:00-11:30     B. Krukier: A special smoother for the solution of
                strongly nonsymmetric linear systems of equations by the multigrid method
11:30-12:00     D. Smits: Algebraic multigrid for a 2D and 3D
                biological respiration-diffusion model
14:00-15:00     U. Langer: Algebraic Multigrid Preconditioners for
                Boundary Element Matrices
15:30-16:00     M. Wabro: Algebraic Multigrid Methods for the Oseen
16:00-16:30     M. Bader: Total Semicoarsening: Multigrid Methods for
                Convection Problems
17:00-17:30     O. Steinbach: Artificial Multilevel Preconditioners
17:30-18:00     J. Schoeberl: Hierarchical shape functions based on
                explicit polynomial extension operators


Time            Speaker and Title
9:00-10:00      R. Bank: A domain decomposition solver for a parallel
                adaptive meshing paradigm
10:00-10:30     coffee break
10:30-11:00     R. Stevenson: An optimal adaptive FEM
11:00-11:30     M.A. Schweitzer: A multilevel partition of unity method
11:30-12:00     R. Kornhuber: Monotone multigrid for Allen-Cahn
12:00           closing of the workshop


Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 11:05:20 +0800 (CST)
From: "Dr. Jun Zou" 
Subject: Int'l Conference on Parallel Algorithms and Computing Environments 

International Conference on 
Parallel Algorithms and Computing Environments 

October 8-11, 2003 

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Jun Zou:;
   Dept of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
   Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
Fax:  (852) 2603 5154(O);     Tel:  (852) 2609 7985(O)


Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 14:03:52 +0200
From: alfio borzi 
Subject: Workshop in Graz

Dear Collegues,

We would like to inform you of some organizational details concerning the
Workshop "Advances in Numerical Algorithms", Graz, September 10-13, 2003.  We
are now able to post a preliminary program of the workshop.  See

For additional information concerning the workshop, please see

You can find detailed information on the Graz 2003 programme
(music,theatre,etc.), here:

With our Best Regards

Alfio Borzi Karl Kunisch


Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 08:15:11 +0200 (CEST)
From: Luc Wuytack 
Subject: Congress Announcement

Congress Announcement:

    ICCAM-2004: University of Leuven (Belgium), July 26-30, 2004

Theme: International Congress on Computational and Applied Mathematics
Aim: The congress will bring together people working on the analysis and
     application of computational techniques for solving scientific and
     engineering problems.
Main speakers: H. Deconinck (Belgium), C. Lubich (Germany), F. Nataf (France)
     W. Schoutens (Belgium), G. Sleijpen (The Netherlands), T. Suzuki (Japan)
Deadline: Short communications will be accepted for presentation. An abstract
     (at most 1 page long) should be sent, before March 30, 2004 to:
          Prof. M. Goovaerts
          K.U. Leuven, CRIR
          Naamsestraat 69
          B-3000 Leuven (Belgium)
Proceedings: will be published in the Journal of Computational and Applied
More Information:

Prof. Luc Wuytack                       E-mail:
University of Antwerp
Dept. Mathematics & Computer Sci.       Voice : +32 (0)
Middelheimlaan 1
B-2020 Antwerpen (Belgium)              Fax: +32 (0)


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