Gene Around the World

Hong Kong Baptist University
29 February 2008



A celebration of Gene Golub will take place around the globe on Friday February 29, 2008, the date that would have been his 19th birthday.

The following places are confirmed to organize a celebration: Stanford, Adelaide, Auckland, Berlin, Canberra, Dartmouth, Mass., Delft, Hong Kong, Leuven, Linköping, Mexico, Moscow, Oxford, Pisa, Porto, Shanghai, Tel Aviv, Tripolis, Greece, Tsukuba, Japan, Urbana-Champaign and Waterloo.

List of Speakers

Zheng-Jian Bai (Xiamen University)
A Numerical Approach for Robust Partial Quadratic Eigenvalue Assignment in Second-Order Control Systems
Zhong-zhi Bai (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Restrictively Preconditioned Conjugate Gradient Methods
Raymond Chan (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
The Equivalence of Half-Quadratic Minimization and the Gradient Linearization Iteration
Delin Chu (National University of Singapore)
Quadratic Model Updating with Positive Definitness
Xiao-qing Jin (University of Macau)
Some Results and Relations between the Optimal and Superoptimal Preconditioners
Lizhi Liao (Hong Kong Baptist University)
Continuous Models for Eigenvalue Problems
Franklin Luk (Hong Kong Baptist University)
Solving Ax=b
Michael Ng (Hong Kong Baptist University)
A Fast Total Variation Minimization Method for Image Restoration
Liqun Qi (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Diffusion Tensor and Diffusion Kurtosis Tensor in Biomedical Engineering
Sanzheng Qiao (McMaster University)
A Gene's Late Interest: The LLL Algorithm
Zhong-ci Shi (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Zdenek Strakos (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)
Lanczos Tridiagonalization and Golub-Kahan Bidiagonalization: Ideas, Connections and Impact



NAB 209, Lam Woo International Conference Center
Shaw Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University


Centre for Mathematical Imaging and Vision, HKBU
Institute for Computational Mathematics, HKBU


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Contact: Raymond Chan, Franklin Luk and Michael Ng