FoMICS Block Course in "Functional and numerical analysis"

Simulations in Science and Engineering" is pleased to announce a block course for PhD
and prospective/current/enrolled master students in the fields of modern mathematics and computational science:
 
Functional and Numerical Analysis
 
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September 3-12th, 2018
The Institute of Computational Science (ICS) at the University of Lugano announces an intensive course from September 3rd to 12th in Lugano, Switzerland.
The course is supported and organized by the Swiss Graduate School FOMICS - "Foundations in Mathematics and Informatics for Computer Simulations in Science and Engineering”, which is located at ICS.
 
Speakers
Prof. Rolf Krause (director of ICS)
Prof. Luca Pavarino (Uni Pavia)
Prof. Thomas Wihler (Uni Bern)
 
Topics

Existence theory for linear problems

(Hilbert spaces, Lax-Milgram theorem, Galerkin discretization, linear elliptic PDEs)

Nonlinear theory based on contractions

(Banach fixed-point theorem, a priori and a posteriori error estimates, 2nd order elliptic PDEs)

Iterative solution methods for nonlinear problems

(General fixed point iterations, Newton type schemes, Kačanov iteration for quasi-linear elliptic PDEs)

Domain decomposition methods

(abstract Schwarz framework, stable decomposition estimates, interface conditions)

 
 
 
Program
 
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ECTS
A certificate of attending for the course will be provided
The course is valid for 3 ETCS
 
Fee
Free (coffee breaks are included)
 
Registration
To register, please send a mail to alessio.quaglino (at) usi.ch 
 
 
Venue
Classes will take place in room SI-008 of the Informatic building (black building) at the USI Campus in Lugano
The room will be available for studying during the whole period of the course
 
Organizers:
Alessio Quaglino (USI-ICS)
Rolf Krause (USI-ICS)

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