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Research Group Computational Methods in Systems and Control Theory
(Prof. Dr. Peter Benner)

News

Preprint: On GPU Acceleration of Common Solvers for (Quasi-) Triangular Generalized Lyapunov Equations


October 15th, 2014
Martin Köhler und Jens Saak have extended the already optimized methods for the solution of matrix Lyapunov equations with (quasi) triangular coefficient matrices to support accelerator devices. Thus, they have shown the main problems of using an accelerator device in the Bartels-Stewart algorithm and presented mathematical solutions for these problems.
DAAD

CSC News: Workshop within DAAD project Optimal Damping of Vibrating Systems in Osijek (Croatia)


October 7th, 2014
Peter Benner, Jonas Denißen, Patrick Kürschner and Jens Saak attend the workshop within the DAAD project Optimal Damping of Vibrating Systems in Osijek (Croatia). The workshop is supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Zeidler-Forschungs-Stiftung and the department of mathematics, J. J. Strossmayer University of Osijek.
GAMM DynCont

Events: Workshop and meeting of GAMM activity group "Dynamics and Control"


September 24th, 2014
This years second meeting of the GAMM activity group on "Dynamics and Control" will take place together with the GMA activity groups 1.30 and 1.40 as usual on a bi-anual basis. The meeting is scheduled September 22 to 26 at the Momentum hotel Anif near Salzburg. The talks of the GAMM activity group will take place on Wednesday 24th and contain contributions by Peter Benner and Norman Lang. Also Jens Saak gives a talk in the GMA activity group 1.30 on Friday September 26.
SLICOT

Preprint: On BLAS Level-3 Implementations of Common Solvers for (Quasi-) Triangular Generalized Lyapunov Equations


September 23rd, 2014
Martin Köhler und Jens Saak have extended existing methods for the solution of matrix Lyapunov equations with (quasi) triangular coefficient matrices from Blas level-2 to level-3. Thus, they have optimized the exploitation of modern computer architectures and achieved acceleration of the execution by notable factors.

Events: Peter Benner speaks at Heidelberg Laureate Forum


September 22nd, 2014
Within the Hot Topic session on Mathematics in developing countries at the Heidelberg Laureate forum, Peter Benner and Hermann Mena (University of Innsbruck) will jointly speak about their former German-Ecuadorian cooperation on simulating the spray-drift at the Ecuador-Colombian border caused by spraying herbicides to destroy coca plants. See Max Planck Research 1/2014 for details of the project.

Upcoming seminar talks

Date Speaker(s) Title
04.11.14 Sergey Dolgov Tensor product data compression methods for solution of multidimensional equations
11.11.14 Xin Liang Variational Principles and their Applications for Hyperbolic Quadratic Eigenvalue Problems

Date Speaker(s) Title

Date Speaker(s) Title
05.11.14 Mian Ilyas Amad Multipoint volterra series interpolation and H2 optimal model reduction of bilinear systems
19.11.14 Petar Mlinaric Projection-Based Model Reduction of Multi-Agent Systems Using Graph Partitions

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Jens Saak, saak@mpi-magdeburg.mpg.de