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TitleFrontiers in Numerical Analysis [electronic resource] : Durham 2002 / edited by James F. Blowey, Alan W. Craig, Tony Shardlow
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2003
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Descript XIV, 354 p. 32 illus., 1 illus. in color. online resource


This book contains detailed lecture notes on six topics at the forefront of current research in numerical analysis and applied mathematics. Each set of notes presents a self-contained guide to a current research area and has an extensive bibliography. In addition, most of the notes contain detailed proofs of the key results. The notes start from a level suitable for first year graduate students in applied mathematics, mathematical analysis or numerical analysis and proceed to current research topics. The reader should therefore be able to gain quickly an insight into the important results and techniques in each area without recourse to the large research literature. Current (unsolved) problems are also described and directions for future research are given. This book is also suitable for professional mathematicians who require a succint and accurate account of recent research in areas parallel to their own and graduates in mathematical sciences


Subgrid Phenomena and Numerical Schemes -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Continuous Problem -- 3 From the Discrete Problem to the Augmented Problem -- 4 An Example of Error Estimates -- 5 Computational Aspects -- 6 Conclusions -- References -- Stability of Saddle-Points in Finite Dimensions -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Notation, and Basic Results in Linear Algebra -- 3 Existence and Uniqueness of Solutions: the Solvability Problem -- 4 The Case of Big Matrices. The Inf-Sup Condition -- 5 The Case of Big Matrices. The Problem of Stability -- 6 Additional Considerations -- References -- Mean Curvature Flow -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Some Geometric Analysis -- 3 Parametric Mean Curvature Flow -- 4 Mean Curvature Flow of Level Sets I -- 5 Mean Curvature Flow of Graphs -- 6 Anisotropic Curvature Flow of Graphs -- 7 Mean Curvature Flow of Level Sets II -- 7.2 Anisotropic Mean Curvature Flow of Level Sets -- References -- An Introduction to Algorithms for Nonlinear Optimization -- 1 Optimality Conditions and Why They Are Important -- 2 Linesearch Methods for Unconstrained Optimization -- 3 Trust-Region Methods for Unconstrained Optimization -- 4 Interior-Point Methods for Inequality Constrained Optimization -- 5 SQP Methods for Equality Constrained Optimization -- 6 Conclusion -- GniCodes - Matlab Programs for Geometric Numerical Integration -- 1 Problems to be Solved -- 2 Symplectic and Symmetric Integrators -- 3 Theoretical Foundation of Geometric Integrators -- 4 Matlab Programs of โ{128}{152}GniCodesโ{128}{153} -- 5 Some Typical Applications -- References -- Numerical Approximations to Multiscale Solutions in PDEs -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Review of Homogenization Theory -- 3 Numerical Homogenization Based on Sampling Techniques -- 4 Numerical Homogenization Based on Multiscale FEMs -- 5 Wavelet-Based Homogenization (WBH) -- 6 Variational Multiscale Method -- References -- Numerical Methods for Eigenvalue and Control Problems -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Classical Techniques for Eigenvalue Problems -- 3 Basics of Linear Control Theory -- 4 Hamiltonian Matrices and Riccati Equations -- 5 Numerical Solution of Hamiltonian Eigenvalue Problems -- 6 Large Scale Problems -- 7 Conclusion -- References

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