FoCM 2017

Workshop on Numerical Linear Algebra

Barcelona, July 13th-15th, 2017

This workshop is part of the triennial FoCM conference series, organized by the Society for Foundations of Computational Mathematics.

This workshop focuses on five topics currently very active inside Numerical Linear Algebra as a consequence of their multiple applications and the challenging computational and theoretical problems they pose. These topics are Tensor Computations, Optimal Distance Matrix Problems, Algorithms for solving Matrix Equations, Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems, and recent advances on High Performance Computing related to these and other problems. These topics have in common the necessity of using compressed representations or approximations in order to be able to store the large amount of data involved in the solutions of the corresponding problems and to develop efficient algorithms that work on these representations, which are often related to low rank approximations. In addition, the solution of these problems involves very often optimization techniques applied to nontrivial matrix magnitudes. This workshop brings together a group of leading experts, ranging from brilliant early-career researchers to well-established senior researchers, in the computational and theoretical aspects of these topics.


  • Froilàn M. Dopico, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
  • Volker Mehrmann, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Alex Townsend, Cornell University, USA
  • Speakers

  • Pierre Antoine Absil, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
  • Markus Bachmayr, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • David Bindel, Cornell University, USA
  • Shreemayee Bora, IIT Guwahati, India
  • Andrii Dmytryshyn, Umea University, Sweden
  • Paul Van Dooren, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
  • Shmuel Friedland, University of Illinois, USA
  • Roland Freund, University of California, Davis, USA
  • Nicolas Gillis, Université de Mons, Belgium
  • Daniel Kressner, EPF Laussane, Switzerland
  • Lieven De Lathauwer, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Steve Mackey, Western Michigan University, USA
  • Christian Mehl, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Beatrice Meini, Università di Pisa, Italy
  • Emre Mengi, Koç University, Istambul, Turkey
  • Vanni Noferini, University of Essex, United Kingdom
  • Ivan Oseledets, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia
  • Valeria Simoncini, Università di Bologna, Italy
  • Fernando De Terán, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
  • Andre Uschmajew, University of Bonn, Germany
  • Bart Vandereycken, Université de Genève, Switzerland
  • Information

    Schedule and talk abstracts: here

    Related plenary talk: TBA

    Related workshops of FoCM'17: Approximation Theory, Random Matrices, Multiresolution and Adaptivity in Numerical PDEs, Computational Harmonic Analysis and Compressive Sensing, Foundations of Numerical PDEs

    Previous workshops: Numerical Linear Algebra at FoCM'14, FoCM'11, FoCM'08, FoCM'05

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    Updated: September 9, 2016.