Acta Numerica 2004: Volume 13

Acta Numerica 2004: Volume 13

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Acta Numerica surveys annually the most important developments in numerical mathematics and scientific computing. The subjects and authors of the substantive survey articles are chosen by a distinguished international editorial board so as to report the most important and timely developments in a manner accessible to the wider community of professionals with an interest in scientific computing. Acta Numerica volumes have proved to be a valuable tool not only for researchers and professionals wishing to develop their understanding of numerical techniques and algorithms and follow new developments, but also as an advanced teaching aid at colleges and universities. Many of the original articles have been used as the prime resource for graduate courses. This particular volume was originally published in 2004.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 1139244442
  • 9781139244442

Table of contents

1. The calculation of linear least squares problems Ake Bjorck; 2. The numerical analysis of functional integral and integro-differential equations of Volterra type Hermann Brunner; 3. Sparse grids Hans-Joachim Bungartz and Michael Griebel; 4. Complete search in continuous global optimization and constraint satisfaction Arnold Neumaier; 5. Multi-scale computational modelling of the heart N. P. Smith, D. P. Nickerson, E. J. Crampin and P. J. Hunter.show more

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Review of the hardback: 'Acta Numerica is a fine achievement and I think we can expect to see it for many years to come. It sets itself laudable and important goals and has, to a large extent, achieved them. I believe that the volumes are of enormous benefit to our subject ... The editorial board should be applauded for having the vision and drive necessary to create and sustain such a high quality publication ... No mathematics library is complete without this annual publication, and I urge everyone working in numerical mathematics and scientific computing to read it.' Andrew Stuart, SIAM Reviewshow more