Scientific Computing and Matrix Computations Seminar

Organized by James Demmel , Ming Gu, and Beresford Parlett

Fall 2009

Wednesdays 11:00AM-Noon in 380 Soda Hall.


Date Speaker Affiliation Talk
Sept. 2 Maciej Zworski
UC Berkeley
Density of eigenvalues for small random perturbations of Berezin-Toeplitz matrices
Sept. 9 William Kahan
UC Berkeley
Hyperbolic Interpolation and Iteration towards a Zero: Abstract and Full Paper .
Sept. 16
Ming Gu
UC Berkeley
A Numerically Stable and Superfast Algorithm for Solving Toeplitz Systems of Linear Equations: Talk slides available .
September 23
Prof. Keith Miller UC Berkeley
Dynamic Alternating Direction Implicit, Bounds from Monotone Inequalities.

September 30
Dr. Paul Constantine
Stanford University
Spectral Methods for Parameterized Matrix Equations
October 7
Prof. Zhaojun Bai
UC Davis
Re-design of High-level Matrix Algorithms for Multicore and Distributed Architectures
October 14
Prof. Kristoffer Madsen
Technical University of Denmark
Modelling strategies in Functional Magnetic Resonce Imaging: Abstract and Slides available
October 21
Prof. Jim Demmel
UC Berkeley
Minimizing Communication in Linear Algebra
October 26
Prof. Shmuel Friedland
University of Illinois at Chicago
Special Seminar: Theoretical and computational methods in statistical mechanics: 11:30AM-12:30PM, Monday, Room 380 Soda Hall
October 28
No Seminar
We are attending SIAM Meeting on Applied Linear Algebra in Monterey
November 4
Prof. Eugene Tyrtyshnikov
Institute of Numerical Mathematics, Russian Academy of Sciences
Tensor approximation tools free of the curse of dimensionality . Slides available
November 11
No Seminar.

Veteran's Day Holiday
November 18
Cinna Wu
UC Berkeley
ParNes: A new algorithm for compressed sensing problems. Slides available
November 25
Tyler (T.J.) Alumbaugh
Lawrence Livermore National Lab.
Load-balancing Multiphysics Simulations. Slides available
December 2
Grey Ballard
UC Berkeley
Communication Bounds for Sequential and Parallel Eigenvalue Problems