Date 
Speaker 
Affiliation 
Talk 
Sept. 8 
Joe Grcar


The History of "Gaussian" Elimination. For related paper: Enter doi:10.1016/j.hm.2010.06.003 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 CommunicationAvoiding 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

LekHeng 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 KohnSham nonlinear eigenproblems
