Scientific Computing and Matrix Computations Seminar

Organized by James Demmel and Ming Gu

Fall 2010

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

Past Seminars

Current Schedule

Date Speaker Affiliation Talk
Sept. 8 Joe Grcar

The History of "Gaussian" Elimination. For related paper: Enter doi:10.1016/ at Link.
Sept. 15 Benjamin Stamm
UC Berkeley
Reduced Order Modeling for Electromagnetic Scattering Problems . Talk in .pdf

Sept. 22 Beresford Parlett
UC Berkeley
Highlights from the thesis of Paul Willems on computing eigenvectors of symmetric tridiagonals. Talk in .pdf and Link to Dr. Willems' thesis.
Sept. 29
William Kahan
UC Berkeley
A Tutorial Overview of Vector and Matrix Norms .
Oct. 6
Jim Demmel
UC Berkeley
Recent Progress in Communication Avoiding Algorithm for Linear Algebra
Oct. 13
Erich Strohmaier
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Using Numerical Algorithms for Computer Science Research
Oct. 20
Ming Gu
UC Berkeley
Reduced Rank Regression via Convex Optimization
Oct. 27
Erin Carson
UC Berkeley
Recent Work in Communication-Avoiding Krylov Subspace Methods for Solving Linear Systems
Nov. 3
Alberto Grunbaum
UC Berkeley
Quantum walks and linear algebra
Nov. 10
Bin Yu
UC Berkeley
Sparse Modeling: a Statistical View
Nov. 17
Xin Guo
UC Berkeley
Algebraic methods for modeling default dependence
Nov. 24
Lek-Heng Lim
University of Chicago
Cholesky Decomposable Tensors
Dec. 1
Cinna Wu
UC Berkeley
An Introduction to Structured Low Rank Matrix Approximation
Dec. 8
Yuji Nakatsukasa
UC Davis
Solving Kohn-Sham nonlinear eigenproblems