Workshop Program

Conducted by SIAM in cooperation with the
ACM Special Interest Group on Numerical Mathematics (SIGNUM)


Hotel Reservation
Tuesday, January 9, 1996

Workshop Preregistration
Monday, January 29, 1996

Conference Themes

Differentiation Techniques
Direct Differentiation with Forward ModeAdjoint Programming and the Reverse Mode
Combinatorial Aspects of the Chain RuleHessians and Higher-Order Derivatives
Error Estimation and Result VerificationNonsmoothness and Exceptions
Tools and Tradeoffs
Tools for Fortran 77, Fortran 90, C, C++ and other Languages Source Transformation and Operator Overloading
Integration into Symbolic and Numerical Packages Modular Differentiation and Computational Paradigms
Detection and Exploitation of Derivative Sparsity Derivative-Enabled Parallelism
Application Studies
Design and Shape OptimizationData Assimilation and Inverse Problems
Beam PhysicsMultibody Dynamics
Process Control


SIAM thanks the Department of Energy; National Science Foundation; the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory; Sun Microsystems; Michigan State University; and Los Alamos National Laboratory for their support in conducting this conference.

General Information

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