THEMATIC PROGRAMS

September 22, 2014

Thematic Year on Numerical and Computational Challenges
in Science and Engineering

LECTURES Audio of Lectures (if available)

July 31, 2002
Lecture on Computing Aerodynamic Models using Large Scale Parameter Estimations
Speaker: John T. Betts, The Boeing Company

June 24, 2002
Lecture on Idempotent Interval Analysis and Optimization Problems
Speaker: Gregory Litvinov, International Sophus Lie Centre

June 21, 2002
Lecture on Dequantization of Mathematics: An Introduction to Idempotent Mathematics
Speaker: Gregory Litvinov, International Sophus Lie Centre

June 17, 2002
Lecture on Interval Computations and the Effects of Error Autocorrection
Speaker: Gregory Litvinov, International Sophus Lie Centre
**Link to pre-print

April 12, 2002,
Lecture on Numerical Simulation of Compressible Fluid Flows in Oil Reservoirs
Speaker: Dong Liang, York University

April 5, 2002
MSc Thesis Presentation on Computation of the Probability Density Function and the Cumulative
Distribution Function of the Generalized Gamma Variance Model

Speaker: Xiaofang MA, University of Toronto

March 25, 2002
Lecture on Two Topics on the Complexity of Convex Optimization, One Computational and One Theoretical
Speaker: Robert M. Freund, MIT Sloan School of Management

March 22, 2002
Lecture on A Small World Phenomenon for Markov Chains
Speaker: Desmond J. Higham, University of Strathclyde

March 15, 2002
An Overview of Numerical Methods for Stochastic Differential Equations
Speaker: Kevin Burrage, University of Queensland

March 8, 2002
Lecture on Orthogonal Spline Collocation Methods for the Numerical Solution of Differential Equations
Speaker: Graeme Fairweather, Colorado School of Mines

February 22, 2002
Lecture on a bigger, cleaner, faster version of DIVA
Speaker: Philip W Sharp, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Auckland, New Zealand

February 15, 2002
Lecture on Shadowing Numerical Solutions of ODEs, with Applications
Speaker: Wayne Hayes, The Fields Institute

February 1, 2002
Lecture on the S Transform in Medical Imaging
Instructor: Hongmei Zhu, Seaman Family MR Research Center, Foothills Medical Center, Departments of Radiology and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary

January 23, 2002, 4:00 pm
CS and Math Applications in Medical Imaging Research
Instructor: Ross Mitchell, Seaman Family MR Research Center, Foothills Medical Center, Departments of Radiology and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

January 18, 2002, 10:30 am
Total Positivity, the QR Algorithm, and Toda Flow
Instructor: Graham Gladwell, University of Waterloo

January 15, 2002, 11:00 am
An introduction to value-at-risk simulation: background, modeling, and algorithms
Speaker: Petter Wiberg, Computer Science Department, University of Toronto

January 11, 2002, 10:00 am
Lecture on Numerical Investigation of Slow Chaos in Rigid Body Dynamics
Instructor: Francesco Fasso, University of Padova (Italy)

November 19, 21, 22, 23, 26, 28, 29, 2001, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Short Course and Lectures on Numerical Bifurcation and Centre Manifold Analysis
Instructor: Klaus Böhmer, Philipps-Universität Marburg

November 15, 2001, 10 am
Lecture on Inverse Problems for Elliptic PDEs
Speaker: Benren Zhu

November 13, 2001, 11am
Numerical Lecture
Lecture on Matrix Decomposition Algorithms in Finite Element Methods
Speaker: Graeme Fairweather

November 9, 2001, 10 am
A Renormalization Method to Asymptotically Solve Weakly Nonlinear Systems of ODEs for Long Times
Speaker: Bob O'Malley

October 19, 2001, 3 pm
Lecture on Adaptive Timestepping Algorithms and (other) Discontinuous Dynamical Systems
Speaker: Harbir Lamba

October 5, 2001, 10:10 am
MSc presentation
Quartic-Spline Collocation Methods for Fourth-Order Two-Point Boundary Problems
Speaker:YING ZHU (University of Toronto)

Friday, September 28, 10:00 am
Numerical Lecture
Solving Bordered almost Block Diagonal Linear Systems
IAN GLADWELL (Southern Methodist University)

September 4, 2:00 pm
Numerical Lecture
Problems Involving Differential Algebraic Equations
STEPHEN L. CAMPBELL (North Carolina State University)

Fall, 2001 (tba)
Lecture Series
PETER DEUFLHARD (Konrad Zuse Zentrum, ZIB)
Differential Equations in Technology and Medicine:
Computational Concepts, Adaptive Algorithms and Virtual Labs