
Hub Snub: Removing Vertices with High Degree from Coarsegrid Correction
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Geoffry Sanders
Network scientists often employ numerical solutions to linear systems as subroutines of data mining algorithms. Due to the illconditioned nature of the systems, obtaining solutions with standard...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23508

Is the Ideal Approximation Operator Always "Ideal" for a Particular C/F Splitting?
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Erin Molloy
Given a coarse grid, the ideal prolongation operator is defined by , where the weight matrix, , interpolates a set of fine grid variable (points) from a set of coarse grid...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23512

LeastSquares Finite Element Method and Nested Iteration for Electromagnetic TwoFluid Plasma Models
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Christopher Leibs
Efforts are currently being directed towards a fully implicit, electromagnetic, JFNKbased solver, motivating the necessity of developing a fluidbased, electromagnetic, preconditioning strategy...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23478

Monolithic Multigrid Methods for Coupled MultiPhysics Problems
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Scott Maclachlan
While blockdiagonal and approximate blockfactorization preconditioners are often considered for coupled problems, monolithic approaches can offer improved performance, particularly when the...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23487

Multilevel Markov Chain Monte Carlo for Uncertainty Quantification in Subsurface Flow
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Christian Ketelsen
The multilevel Monte Carlo method has been shown to be an effective variance reduction technique for quantifying uncertainty in subsurface flow simulations when the random conductivity field can...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23518

On the Design of a Finite Element Multigrid Solver for Mimetic Finite Difference Schemes
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Carmen Rodrigo
The focus of this work is to study the relation between mimetic finite difference schemes on triangular grids and some finite element methods for two model problems based on curlrot and graddiv...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23476

On the Preconditioning of a HighOrder RDGbased AllSpeed NavierStokes Solver
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Brian Weston
We investigate the preconditioning of an allspeed NavierStokes solver, based on the orthogonalbasis Reconstructed Discontinuous Galerkin (RDG) space discretization, and integrated using a...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23510

Parallel Multigrid Preconditioner Based on Automatic 3D Tetradedric Meshes
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Frederic Vi
Multigrid methods are efficient for solving large sparse linear systems. Geometric (GMG) and Algebraic Multigrid (AMG) have both their own benefits and limitations. Combining the simplicity of AMG...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23493

Reducing Communication Costs for Sparse Matrix Multiplication within Algebraic Multigrid
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Grey Ballard
We consider the sequence of sparse matrixmatrix multiplications performed during the setup phase of algebraic multigrid. In particular, we show that the most commonly used parallel algorithm is...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23514

Seventeenth Copper Mountain Conference on Multigrid Methods
04 Feb 2016  Workshops
HIGHLIGHTED TOPICS
Uncertainty Quantification
Optimization and Inverse Problems
Data Mining, Large Graphs, and Markov Chains
Nonsymmetric and Indefinite Problems
Krylov...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23473

Spacetime constrained FOSLS with AMGe upscaling
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Panayot Vassilevski
We consider timedependent PDEs discretized in combined spacetime domains. We first reduce the PDE to a first order system. Very often in practice, one of the equations of the reduced system...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23516

Stable Discretizations and Robust Block Preconditioners for FluidStructure Interaction Systems
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Kai Yang
In our work we develop a family of preconditioners for the linear algebraic systems arising from the arbitrary LagrangianEulerian discretization of some fluidstructure interaction models. After...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23524

Support Graph Smoothing Techniques
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Alyson Fox
Many tasks in largescale network analysis and simulation require efficient approximation of the solution to the linear system $ Lx=b$, where $ L$ is a graph Laplacian. However, due to the large...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23500

TaskGraph and Functional Programming Models: The New Paradigm
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Ben Bergen
The Message Passing Interface (MPI) is an example of a distributedmemory communication model that has served us well through the CISC processor era. However, because of MPI's lowlevel...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23502

Understanding the Propagation of Silent Data Corruption in Algebraic Multigrid
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jon Calhoun
Sparse linear solvers from a fundamental kernel in high performance computing (HPC). Exascale systems are expected to be more complex than systems of today being composed of thousands of...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23483

[Illinois] CNST Nanotechnology Workshop 2015
04 Feb 2016  Workshops  Contributor(s): Mustafa Elsayed, Mehmet Toner
The CNST Nanotechnology Workshop highlights University of Illinois research in bionanotechnology and nanomedicine, nanoelectronics and nanophotonics, and nanomaterials and nanomanufacturing,...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23530

[Illinois] Nanotechnology meets Biology in the Cancer Cell: Applications in Medicine, Drug Delivery, and Determining Drug Efficacy
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mostafa ElSayed
Dr. Mostafa ElSayed received his B.Sc. from Ain Shams University in Cairo; and Ph.D. from Florida State University. He was Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale University, Harvard University and the...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23526

[Illinois] Rare Events with LargeImpact: Bioengineering & Clinical Applications of Circulating Tumor Cells
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mehmet Toner
Dr. Mehmet Toner is the Helen Andrus Benedict Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard Medical School (HMS), and is the cofounding director of the...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23528

[Illinois] Signal Processing at Light Speed: Ultrashort Optical Pulse Generation with Arbitrary Waveforms
29 Jan 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Claire Mcghee
We aim to further improve early detection of cancer biomarkers, including metal ion and small molecules, using functional DNA as the selective component for photonic crystal surface enhanced Raman...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23462

[Illinois] Using Photonic Crystals to Enhance SERS Signals for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer
29 Jan 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Caitlin Race
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer for men, and the second leading cause of death due to cancer in men. Currently, the most common screening method aims to detect high levels of...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23464