Date 
Speaker 
Affiliation 
Talk 
Jan. 20 
Oded Schwartz

Technische Universitat Berlin

Expanders and CommunicationAvoiding Algorithms. Meeting in 740 Evans.

Jan. 27 
Mark Hoemmen

UC Berkeley

Communicationavoiding Krylov subspace methods (Dissertation Talk)
. Slides Available.

Feb. 3 
Prof. W. Kahan

UC Berkeley

Tutorial: How to Compute Real Cube Roots Well

Feb. 10

Panayot Vassilevski

Lawrence Livermore National Lab

Multigrid and Algebraic multigrid: main principles,
definitions, algorithms and applications (Part I) with slides. Joint with LBNL Computing Sciencces Seminar .

Feb. 17

Panayot Vassilevski

Lawrence Livermore National Lab

Multigrid and Algebraic multigrid: main principles,
definitions, algorithms and applications (Part II) . Joint with LBNL Computing Sciencces Seminar .

Feb. 24

Zhenhai Zhu

Cadence Research Labs

A Parameterized Mask Model for Lithography Simulation . More details.

March 3

Prof. Emmanuel Candes

Stanford University

Robust Principal Component Analysis? Joint EECS Colloquium, refreshments 3:304:00PM in Wozniak Lounge. Talk at 306 Soda at 4:00PM.

March 10

Dr. Paul Constantine

Sandia National Lab

Computational Methods for Parameterized Matrix Equations Slides available. 
March 17

Avi RobinsonMosher 
Stanford University

A symmetric positive definite method
for fluidstructure interaction. Slides available in power point. 
March 24

No Seminar.


Spring Break

March 31

Dr. Ken Clarkson

IBM Almaden Research

Numerical Linear Algebra in the Streaming Model 
April 7

Prof. Gil Strang 
MIT

The Algebra of Fast Transforms: Banded Matrices with Banded Inverses

April 14

Prof. James O'Brien

UC Berkeley

Mesh Modification and RealTime FEM Simulation

April 21

Prof. Joel Tropp

CalTech

Finding structure with randomness: Stochastic algorithms for constructing lowrank matrix decompositions

April 28

Ewout van den Berg 
Stanford University

Sparse optimization with leastsquares constraints
