University of Bath  Department of Mathematical Sciences
Numerical Analysis Seminars 2005/06
in 1W3.6 at 12.15 on Fridays
Everyone is welcome at these talks and please join us for
lunch after the seminar.
Please note that this semester there will also be a
Graduate Course on
Advanced Numerical Linear Algebra by Alastair
Spence.
This takes place Fridays 9.1511.15 in 1West
2.8A.
The schedule of the talks for the first semester of session 20052006 is as follows:

7th October Alastair Spence will speak on a paper
by F. Tisseur and K. Meerbergen on "The Quadratic Eigenvalue
Problem" (SIAM Review 2001, pp. 235286).

14th October Roy Mathias (Oxford/Birmingham) will
give a talk on "Quadratic Eigenvalue Problems and Related
Distance Problems".

21st October Bill Morton (Bath?) will give a talk
on "The Preissmann Box Scheme for the St Venant Equations".

28th October Stephen Langdon (Reading) will give
a talk on "High Frequency Scattering by Convex Polygons".

4th November Bruce Boutelje will give
a talk on "Time Discretisations of Semilinear Parabolic
Equations with Nonsmooth Initial Data".

11th November Stefano Giani will give a talk
on "A Posteriori Error Estimator for Photonic Crystals".

18th November Andris Lasis (Strathclyde) will
give a talk on "Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Element Methods
for Parabolic Problems: Robust a priori and a posteriori Error
Estimates".

25th November Corinne Arrouvel (Chemistry) will
give a talk on "Mathematical Interactions in Theoretical
Chemistry: Advances and Perspectives to Simulate Matter".

2nd December Steve Parker (Chemistry) will give a
talk on "Computer Modelling of Ceramics and Mineral Surfaces at
the Atomic Level."

9th December Melina Freitag will give a talk on
"Solution of a constraint generalised eigenvalue problem using the
inexact ShiftandInvert Lanczos method."

16th December No seminar.
Meeting
in honour of Edward Fraenkel
(Speakers: D.E. Edmunds, V. Mazya, J.B. McLeod, L. Tartar, ...).

6th January No seminar.
NOTE. There are however two meetings which might be of
interest in Cardiff:

13th January Richard Norton will give a talk on a
survey article by Babuska & Osborn on "The variational
eigenvalue problem for selfadjoint operators on Hilbert
spaces."

Wed 18th January (2.15 pm) Jan Van Lent (Leuven, Belgium) will
give a talk on "Using Functional Calculus for the Spectral
Analysis of Multigrid Methods."

27th January Zhivko Stoyanov will give a talk on
"Analytical and numerical results for entrainment in large
networks of coupled oscillators."
Further information may be obtained from Rob Scheichl (01225 386034).
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