VIGRE Seminar
Scientific Computation and Numerical Analysis
CAAM 699
Fall 2011

Organized By: Beatrice Riviere, Jennifer Young, Tim Warburton

Participants
: Kun Liu, Shirin Sardar, Yingpei Wang, Ricardo Alonso, Xin Yang, Rajesh Gandham, Reid Atcheson, Jizhou Li, A.J. Hergenroeder, Charles Puelz, Mario Bencomo, Muhong Zhou, Yinjiao Wang, Elisabeth Giem, Russell Carden, David Medina

Meeting
: Wednesdays, 1:00-1:50 Duncan Hall 3076

Date
Speaker
Title
08/24/11 Organizational Meeting
Organizational Meeting
08/31/11 Beatrice Riviere
Hilbert spaces
09/14/11
Beatrice Riviere
Lax-Milgram Theorem
09/21/11
Beatrice Riviere
Sobolev spaces
09/28/11
Beatrice Riviere
Variational problems
10/05/11
Beatrice Riviere
The Finite Element Method
10/12/11
Rajesh Gandham
Approximation by quadrilateral finite elements  PDF
10/19/11
Xin Yang and Shirin Sardar
The h-p version of the finite element method  PDF
10/26/11
Jizhou Li
Convergence of finite element method for solutions in H^1
Reference: Ciarlet, "The Finite Element Method for Elliptic Problems"
11/02/11
Reid Atcheson
On the constants in hp-finite element trace inverse inequalities    PDF
11/09/11
A.J. Hergenroeder
On mesh geometry and stiffness matrix conditioning for general finite element spaces  PDF
11/16/11
Mark Embree
Stability Analysis for Discretization of Non-Self-Adjoint Operators
11/30/11
Rainer Helmig
Coupling Two-Phase Compositional Porous Medium and Free Flow 

Spring 2011 Website
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