Date 
Speaker 
Affiliation 
Talk 
Jan. 25 
Ming Gu

UC Berkeley

Subspace Iteration and Random Start Matrix.

Feb. 1 
Chris Rycroft

UCB and LBL

Application of the Voronoi tessellation for highthroughput analysis of crystalline porous materials

Feb. 8 
Aydin Buluc

LBNL

Parallel algorithms for sparse matrix product,
indexing, and assignment

Feb. 15

Jim Demmel

UCB

New Lower and Upper bounds on Communication and Arithmetic .

Feb. 22

Kathy Yelick

UCB and LBNL

Generalizing Communication Optimal Algorithms 
Feb. 29

Prof. W. Kahan

UCB

A halfcentury's Quest to compute
Accurate Singular Values quickly

March 7

Dr. Lin Lin

LBNL

Adaptive local basis set for KohnSham density functional theory in a discontinuous Galerkin framework

March 14

Kensuke Aishima

University of Tokyo, Japan

dqds algorithm with aggressive deflation for computing singular values 
March 21

Robert Saye

UCB and LBL


March 28



Spring Break 
April 4

Shiqian Ma

IMA

Alternating Direction Methods for Sparse and LowRank
Optimization 
April 11

Artem Napov

LBL

Conditioning analysis of incomplete
Cholesky factorizations with orthogonal dropping 
April 18

Beresford Parlett 
UCB

dqds and Quasiseparable Matrices

April 25

Shiv Chandrasekaran 
UCSB

A new technique for the numerical
solution of partial differential equations

May 2

Brian Gawalt 
UCB

Convex Approaches to Text Mining




