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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CF Participation: CMS Winter 2007 Meeting: Computer Algebra Session

http://www.cms.math.ca/Events/winter07/abs/pdf/pla.pdf

                    C A L L  for  P A R T I C I P A T I O N

             Algorithmic Challenges in Polynomial and Linear Algebra

                     CMS Winter Meeting, London Ontario

                             December 8-10, 2007


The Canadian Mathematical Society Winter 2007 Meeting will be held  Dec 8-10
in London, Ontario.  This is a scientifically rich meeting with seven plenary
speakers, seventeen scientific sessions and student workshops.    

Within the meeting is a computer algebra stream, comprising a conference 
plenary talk 

    E. Kaltofen: "Expressing a Fraction of Two Determinants as a Determinant"

and a scientific session with 15 speakers:

   "Algorithmic Challenges in Polynomial and Linear Algebra"



For more information about the CMS meeting, please see the CMS Meeting website

    http://www.math.ca/Events/winter07/

The abstracts of the computer algebra session may be found at:

    http://www.cms.math.ca/Events/winter07/abs/pdf/pla.pdf




Sunday December 9 
=================

Part 1.

 8:30 W. Eberly, 
         "On the Reliability of Block Wiedemann and Lanczos Algorithms --
          Another Piece of the Puzzle"

 9:00 G. Labahn, 
         "Conditioning of the Generalized Hankel Eigenvalue Problem"

 9:30 A. Storjohann,
         "Faster algorithms for the Frobenius canonical form"


Part 2.

10:30 J. Carette,
         "Algorithm families, or how to write less code that does more"

11:00 W. Farmer, 
         "Formalizing the Context in Computational Mathematics"


Part 3.

16:00 M. Jacobson,
         "Computing the Regulator of a Real Quadratic Field"

16:30 J. Borwein, 
         "Computationally discovered and proved generating functions"



Monday December 10 
=================

Part 4.

 8:30 I. Kotsireas, 
         "Systems of Polynomial Equations in Combinatorial Design Theory"

 9:00 Songxin Liang,
         "A New Maple Package for Solving Parametric Polynomial Systems"

 9:30 E. Schost,  
         "Conversion algorithms for orthogonal polynomials"


Part 5.

10:30 M. Moreno Maza,
         "Triangular decomposition of polynomial systems:
          from practice to high performance"

11:00 Yuzhen Xie,
         "Solving Polynomial Systems Symbolically and in Parallel"

Plenary Talk.

15:00 E. Kaltofen, 
         "Expressing a Fraction of Two Determinants as a Determinant"

Part 6.

16:00 Carlos Beltran,
        "On the complexity of approximating solutions of
         systems of polynomial equations"

16:30 Mark Giesbrecht,
        "New Algorithms for Lacunary Polynomials"

17:00 John May,   
        "A Symbolic-Numeric Approach to Computing Inertia 
         of Products of Matrices of Rational Numbers"