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Conference on Scientific Computing and Approximation

Conference on Scientific Computing and Approximation

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The conference program is now available.

This conference will honor the continuing work of Walter Gautschi (Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Mathematics at Purdue University), one of the world's leading scientists in the area of numerical analysis, approximation theory, and special functions. There is no cost to attend. 

Conference Themes

  • Scientific Computing
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Polynomials and Orthogonal Systems
  • Approximation Theory and Algorithms 

Keynote Speakers

  • Ron Devore, Texas A&M
  • Nick Higham, Manchester
  • Gradimir Milovanović, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Call for Presentations

We welcome the participation of colleagues, especially early-career researchers, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students. A few slots are available for talks, and many more for poster presentations. 

To participate and present your work, please contact the organizers (listed below) by Jan. 29, 2018.

Alex Pothen (Computer Science) apothen@purdue.edu

Jie Shen (Mathematics) shen7@purdue.edu

Associated Events

March 30: Reception and dinner for all registered conference participants

March 29: Nick Higham delivers the Conte Distinguished Lecture at 2 P.M. in LWSN 1142

Airports and Hotels

Purdue University is 73 miles from the Indianapolis International Airport and 143 miles from Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

Reindeer Airport Shuttle (service to and from Purdue from Chicago and Indianapolis)

Lafayette Limo Airport Shuttle (service to and from Purdue from Chicago and Indianapolis)

Hilton Garden Inn (Group Code: GTCON, reserve your room by 3/7/18)

Hampton Inn (Reserve your room by 2/28/18)

Purdue Memorial Union - Union Club Hotel (Room Block: Gautschi Conference)

Questions? Contact Kathy Huseman at khuseman@purdue.edu

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2018 4:51 PM

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