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ICIAM 99 Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress : On Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Edinburgh - J. M. Ball

ICIAM 99 Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress

On Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Edinburgh

By: J. M. Ball (Editor), J. C. R. Hunt (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2001
ISBN: 9780198505143
Number Of Pages: 372

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The Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Edinburgh, includes talks from the 30 plenary speakers who between them covered the gamut of applied mathematics in topics such as superconductivity (S.J. Chapman, Oxford); elastic media (A. Friedman, Minnesota); mathematical modelling of the Internet (F. Kelly, Cambridge); Monte Carlo methods for financial applications (S. Tezuka, IBM Tokyo); liquid turbulence, partial differential equations, discrete optimisation, and computational aspects of all these topics. Speakers J.A. Sethia (Berkeley), J.K. Lenstra (CWI, Amsterdam), R.V. Kohn (Courant Institute, New York), S. Muller (Leipzig, Germany), C. Johnson (Goteborg, Sweden). Also included are summaries of the mini symposia, and details of the prizes. This important summary of topical and applicable mathematics from the world's leaders in the subject is a 'must-have' reference volume for graduate students and researchers interested in applied and computational mathematics.

"Contains written versions of the 23 plenary lectures delivered at the July 1999 congress. The authors discuss new mathematical problems, methods for analyzing and computing their solutions, and types of applications. Some of the topics are mathematical modeling of the Internet, quasi-Monte Carlo methods for financial applications, quantum computation, theoretical aspects of Nedelec's edge elements applied to electromagnetic problems, and domain decomposition for Navier-Stokes equations. Other topics include some nonlinear PDE's in the theory of flame propagation, macroscopic models of superconductivity, regularization methods for solving inverse problems, and propagation of cracks in elastic media."--SciTech Book News "Contains written versions of the 23 plenary lectures delivered at the July 1999 congress. The authors discuss new mathematical problems, methods for analyzing and computing their solutions, and types of applications. Some of the topics are mathematical modeling of the Internet, quasi-Monte Carlo methods for financial applications, quantum computation, theoretical aspects of Nedelec's edge elements applied to electromagnetic problems, and domain decomposition for Navier-Stokes equations. Other topics include some nonlinear PDE's in the theory of flame propagation, macroscopic models of superconductivity, regularization methods for solving inverse problems, and propagation of cracks in elastic media."--SciTech Book News "Contains written versions of the 23 plenary lectures delivered at the July 1999 congress. The authors discuss new mathematical problems, methods for analyzing and computing their solutions, and types of applications. Some of the topics are mathematical modeling of the Internet, quasi-Monte Carlo methods for financial applications, quantum computation, theoretical aspects of Nedelec's edge elements applied to electromagnetic problems, and domain decomposition for Navier-Stokes equations. Other topics include some nonlinear PDE's in the theory of flame propagation, macroscopic models of superconductivity, regularization methods for solving inverse problems, and propagation of cracks in elastic media."--SciTech Book News "Contains written versions of the 23 plenary lectures delivered at the July 1999 congress. The authors discuss new mathematical problems, methods for analyzing and computing their solutions, and types of applications. Some of the topics are mathematical modeling of the Internet, quasi-Monte Carlomethods for financial applications, quantum computation, theoretical aspects of Nedelec's edge elements applied to electromagnetic problems, and domain decomposition for Navier-Stokes equations. Other topics include some nonlinear PDE's in the theory of flame propagation, macroscopic models ofsuperconductivity, regularization methods for solving inverse problems, and propagation of cracks in elastic media."--SciTech Book News

Preface Acknowledgements Organisation Foreword Opening Ceremony Prizes On the current state of finite element methods --- solids and structures with full coupling to fluid flows Some Nonlinear PDE's in the Theory of Flame propagation Macroscopic models of superconductivity Navier-Stokes Equations and Fluid Turbulence Regularization Methods for Solving Inverse Problems Propagation of Cracks in Elastic Media On the Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations in Unbounded Domains Future Research Avenues in Computational Engineering and Design Adaptive computational methods for differential equations Mathematical modelling of the Internet Computational Analysis of Turbulence --- Description by Low-Pressure Vortices Theoretical aspects of Nedelec's edge elements applied to electromagnetic problems Whizzkids: two exercises in computational discrete optimization Vortex Structures in Turbulent Flow Sampling of multi-band signals Magnetic microstructures --- a paradigm of multiscale problems Domain Decomposition for Navier-Stokes Equations What is quantum computation Advancing Interfaces: Level Set and Fast Marching Methods Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods for Financial Applications Exotic applications of liquid crystals What, if anything, is new in optimization? A review of trust region algorithms for optimization Minisymposia List of Participants

ISBN: 9780198505143
ISBN-10: 0198505140
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 372
Published: 1st January 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.1 x 16.1  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.52