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Mathematics for key technologies

  Workshop on Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems:



We want to present and discuss about state-of-the-art theory, algorithms and perturbation analysis for polynomial, structured, and nonlinear eigenvalue problems arising frequently in modern applications.

Date: 13th-14th March 2006
Venue: Technische Universität Berlin, Institut for Mathematics
Room: MA 313
Begin: 9:00 am


Sunday, 12. March 2006
ca. 9pm Dinner, we meet at 8.30pm in the lobby of hotel Carmer, Carmerstr. 16
Monday, 13. March 2006
9 - 9.15am Opening
9.15 - 10am Christian Schröder, TU Berlin
Canonical Form and Numerical Algorithm for the Palindromic Eigenvalue Problem
Break (Lounge)
10.30 - 11.15am Nick Higham, University of Manchester
Algorithms for Solving the Polynomial Eigenvalue Problem (talk)
11.15 - 12am Françoise Tisseur, University of Manchester
On Backward Error of Polynomial Eigenproblems via Linearizations
Lunch Break
1.30 - 2.15pm Marta Markiewicz, TU Hamburg-Harburg
Nonlinear eigenvalue problems in energy band calculation of semiconductor quantum dots
2.15 - 3pm Heinrich Voss, TU Hamburg-Harburg
Automated Multi-Level Substructuring for Nonlinear Eigenproblems (abstract, talk)
Break (Lounge)
3.30 - 4.15pm Steve Mackey, University of Manchester
Hyperbolic Polynomials, Definite Pencils, and DL(P)
4.15 - 5pm Volker Mehrmann, TU Berlin
The relationship between the Jordan structure at infinity for matrix polynomials and the index of high order DAEs (abstract)
Tuesday, 14. March 2006
9am - 4pm Individual discussion with occasional breaks (MA313 and Lounge)


1. Timo Betcke, TU Braunschweig
2. Nick Higham, University of Manchester
3. Steve Mackey, University of Manchester
4. Marta Markiewicz, TU Hamburg-Harburg
5. Christian Mehl, TU Berlin
6. Volker Mehrmann, TU Berlin
7. Christian Schröder, TU Berlin
8. Françoise Tisseur, University of Manchester
9. Heinrich Voss, TU Hamburg-Harburg
10. Lena Wunderlich, TU Berlin
If you are interested in participating, please send a mail to Christian Schröder

Organization: Christian Mehl, Christian Schröder, Volker Mehrmann
Last modified: 15.Mar.2006