ICIAM 99: Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics…

Hardcover | December 1, 2000

EditorJ. M. Ball, J. C. R. Hunt

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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 inthe subject is a 'must-have' reference volume for graduate students and researchers interested in applied and computational mathematics.

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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 Int...

John Ball is delegate for mathematics and ex-president of the London Mathematical Society. Julian Hunt is ex-president of the Institute of Mathematics and its applications.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:December 1, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PrefaceAcknowledgementsOrganisationForewordOpening CeremonyPrizesOn the current state of finite element methods --- solids and structures with full coupling to fluid flowsSome Nonlinear PDE's in the Theory of Flame propagationMacroscopic models of superconductivityNavier-Stokes Equations and Fluid TurbulenceRegularization Methods for Solving Inverse ProblemsPropagation of Cracks in Elastic MediaOn the Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations in Unbounded DomainsFuture Research Avenues in Computational Engineering and DesignAdaptive computational methods for differential equationsMathematical modelling of the InternetComputational Analysis of Turbulence --- Description by Low-Pressure VorticesTheoretical aspects of Nedelec's edge elements applied to electromagnetic problemsWhizzkids: two exercises in computational discrete optimizationVortex Structures in Turbulent FlowSampling of multi-band signalsMagnetic microstructures --- a paradigm of multiscale problemsDomain Decomposition for Navier-Stokes EquationsWhat is quantum computationAdvancing Interfaces: Level Set and Fast Marching MethodsQuasi-Monte Carlo Methods for Financial ApplicationsExotic applications of liquid crystalsWhat, if anything, is new in optimization?A review of trust region algorithms for optimizationMinisymposiaList of Participants