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Past Activities (2003)


 Programs

 

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Advances and Mathematical Issues in Large Scale Simulation

(Dec 2002 - Mar 2003 and Oct - Nov 2003) 

 

Jointly organized by Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) and Institute for Mathematical Sciences (IMS)

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Khin-Yong Lam (Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore)

 

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Stein's Method and Applications: A Program in Honor of Charles Stein (28 Jul - 31 Aug 2003) 

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Andrew Barbour (University of Z√ľrich)

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Louis Chen (National University of Singapore)

 

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Mathematics and Computation in Imaging Science and Information Processing
(Jul - Dec 2003 and Aug 2004)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Amos Ron (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

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Zuowei Shen (National University of Singapore)

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Chi-Wang Shu (Brown University)

 

 Workshops

 

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One-day Workshop on Mathematics and Statistics of SARS (4 Jun 2003) 

 

Jointly organized by Faculty of Science NUS), Institute for Mathematical Sciences (NUS), DSO National Laboratories and Ministry of Health

 

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Workshop on Mathematical Finance (17 Jan 2003)  

 

Jointly organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences (NUS), Department of Mathematics (NUS) and Center for Financial Engineering (NUS)

 

 Public Lectures

 

 

Jointly organized with Singapore Mathematical Society and Department of Mathematics, NUS

Date:

Thursday, 18 Dec 2003

Venue:

LT33, Block S17,
Level 2, Faculty of Science,
National University of Singapore
Singapore 117543

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Mathematics in the Real World and the Fake World
Stanley Osher, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

 

 

Jointly organized with Singapore Mathematical Society and Department of Mathematics, NUS

Date:

Monday, 15 Dec 2003

Venue:

LT33, Block S17,
Level 2, Faculty of Science,
National University of Singapore
Singapore 117543

6:00pm - 7:00pm

What's Math Got to Do with It? Mathematics at the Frontiers of Sciences and Technology
Tony Chan, Department of Mathematics, University of California, USA

 

 

Jointly organized with Singapore Mathematical Society, Department of Mathematics and Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, NUS

Date:

Tuesday, 19 Aug 2003

Venue:

LT31, Block S16,
Level 3, Faculty of Science,
National University of Singapore
Singapore 117543

6:00pm - 7:00pm

The Search for Randomness
Persi Diaconis, Stanford University, USA

 

 

 Colloquium Lectures

 

 

Jointly organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences and Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, NUS

Date:

Monday, 6 Oct 2003

Venue:

S16-06-118, Seminar Room, Faculty of Science, NUS

11:00am -12:00nn

Post-Fisherian Experimentation
Jeff Wu, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

 

 

Jointly organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences and Singapore-MIT Alliance

Date:

Wednesday, 16 Jul 2003

Venue:

CIT Auditorium, Level 2, Computer Center, NUS

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Pascal Matrices
Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

 

 

 Ad-hoc Seminars

 

 

Date:

Monday, 15 Dec 2003

Venue:

Seminar Room, IMS, 3 Prince George's Park

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Control of Shock Positions with Application to Sonic Booms
Olivier Pironneau, University of Paris VI (Pierre et Marie Curie)

 

 

Jointly organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences (IMS) and Department of Economics, NUS

Date:

Monday, 18 Aug 2003

Venue:

Lim Tay Boh Seminar Room, AS2, 03-23,

Department of Economics, National University of Singapore

4:00pm - 5:30pm

Choice of Technique in the Robinson-Solow-Srinivasan Model
M. Ali Khan, Johns Hopkins University

 

 

Jointly organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences (IMS) and Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, NUS

Date:

Friday, 28 Mar 2003

Venue:

Seminar Room
Blk S16, #06-118, Faculty of Science, NUS

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Linearly Additive Random Process with Independent Increments on any Time-like Curve
Shigeo Takenaka, Department of Applied Mathematics, Okayama University of Science

 

 

Jointly organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences (IMS) and Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, NUS

Date:

Wednesday, 26 Mar 2003

Venue:

Seminar Room
Blk S16, #06-118, Faculty of Science, NUS

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Determinisms of Set Indexed Stables Processes
Shigeo Takenaka, Department of Applied Mathematics, Okayama University of Science

 

 

Jointly organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences (IMS) and Department of Economics, NUS

Date:

Tuesday, 18 Feb 2003

Venue:

Lim Tay Boh Seminar Room, AS2, 03-23,
Department of Economics, National University of Singapore

4:00pm - 5:30pm

Some Problems and Recent Developments in Preference and Utility Theory Ghanshyam Mehta, School of Economics, University of Queensland, Australia

 

 

Jointly organized by Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) and Institute for Mathematical Sciences (IMS)

Date:

Friday, 14 Feb 2003

Venue:

Auditorium, Level 1
Institute of High Performance Computing
1 Science Park Road, #01-01, The Capricorn, Singapore Science Park II

11:00am -12:15pm

An Introduction to Parallel Computing Message Passing Interface & Application
Bud Fox, University of Western Australia

 

 

 

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