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The SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra Prize

The SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra Prize is awarded to the author(s) of the most outstanding paper on a topic in applicable linear algebra published in a peer-reviewed journal in the three calendar years preceding the year of the award.

The SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra (SIAG/LA) will present the award at the Joint GAMM-SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra to be held July 24-27, 2006, in Duesseldorf, Germany.


Candidate papers must be published in English in a peer-reviewed journal bearing the publication date between January 1, 2003 and December 31, 2005. The papers must contain significant research contributions to the field of linear algebra, as commonly defined in the mathematical literature, with direct or potential applications. Nominations should include a full bibliographic citation for the paper and a brief statement outlining the justification for the nomination in terms of its importance and impact.

Description of the Award

The award consists of a plaque and a certificate containing the citation. The awardee (in the case of multiple authors, at least one of the awardees) is expected to attend the award ceremony and to present the paper at the meeting.


Nominations, including a copy of the nominated paper, should be sent by January 15, 2006, to:

SIAG/LA Prize Selection Committee
Professor Anne Greenbaum, Chair
c/o J. M. Littleton
3600 Market Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688

Telephone: 215-382-9800 ext. 303
Fax: 215-386-7999

Selection Committee

Members of the selection committee are:
Anne Greenbaum (Chair), University of Washington
Alan Edelman, M.I.T.; Roger Horn, University of Utah
Richard Lehoucq, Sandia National Laboratories
Andrew J. Wathen, Oxford University, UK

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