Fouth SIAM Conference on Linear Algebra  in Signals, Systems and Control, August 13-16, 2001, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA

Sponsored by the SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra

About the Conference

The theme of this conference is linear algebra, numerical linear algebra, and their applications in control, systems and signal processing.

The conference will be highly interdisciplinary in nature. It will focus on significant current research in linear and numerical linear algebra, control, systems and signal processing with emphasis on interactions among these fields. The purpose of the conference is to bring together researchers from academia, government labs and industry working in the application areas together with researchers from linear algebra. It is hoped that an effective exchange of ideas and findings will take place and the conference will foster effective communications.

Who Should Attend

The conference will be of interest to control, communication and signal processing engineers and computer scientists, computational mathematicians, and mathematicians working in linear algebra, operator theory and function theory.

Conference Themes

The themes of the conference include, but are not limited to:

Invited Presentations

Monday, August 13

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
IP1 Control and Signal Processing Issues in Quantum Spin Systems
Roger Brockett, Harvard University

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
IP2 Energy Conservation in Adaptive Filtering
Ali Sayed, University of California, Los Angeles

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM
IP3 Recent Trends in Optical Image Reconstruction
Robert J. Plemmons, Wake Forest University, USA

Tuesday, August 14

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
IP4 Square Root Algorithms for Inverse Problems
Patrick DeWilde, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

9:00 AM - 9:45 PM
IP5 Directions in the Study of Matrix Inertia and Stability
Daniel Hershkowitz, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM
IP6 Partial Realization Theory: A Basic Paradigm in Signals, Systems and Control
Anders Lindquist, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Wednesday, August 15

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
IP7 From Data to Linear and Non Linear Dynamic Models
Lennart Ljung, Linköpings Universitet, Sweden

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
IP8 Linear Algebra and the Dynamics of Large Networked Systems
George C. Verghese, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Get-Togethers

Banquet, Tuesday, August 14, 2001
Guest Speaker: Gilbert Strang, MIT

Short Course

URGENT NOTICE: Regrettably, the Short Course has been cancelled. As a result, the Conference Registration Desk will open on Sunday at 12:00 pm.

Organizing Committee

Biswa N. Datta, Chair
Northern Illinois University, USA

Paul M. Van Dooren, Co-Chair
Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Daniela Calvetti
Case Western Reserve University, USA

Diederich Hinrichsen
Universität Bremen, Germany

Volker Mehrmann
Technical University of Chemnitz-Zwickau, Germany

Pradeep Misra
Wright State University, USA

Ali Sayed
University of California at Los Angeles, USA

Funding Agency

SIAM and the conference organizing committee extend their thanks and appreciation to the National Science Foundation for its support of this conference.


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