Workshop 2011

on Reliable solution of nonlinear problems in mechanics

Ostrava, November 22 - 24, 2011

Main speakers


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Venue and date

The workshop will be held in the conference room of the Institute of Geonics of the AS CR, Studentska 1768, Ostrava Poruba, Czech Republic in November 22 - November 24, 2011.


The participation in the workshop is free. Lunches and dinners are paid by the organizers.


Tuesday, November 22, 2011
10.00 - 13.50Registration of participants, discussion
13.50 - 14.00Opening
14.00 - 15.00Sergey Repin: A posteriori error estimation methods for PDE's : History and overview of methods (abstract)
15.00 - 15.30Ivan Georgiev, Johannes Kraus, Svetozar Margenov: Generalized hierarchical bases for discontinuous Galerkin discretizations of anisotropic elliptic problems (abstract)
15.30 - 16.00Coffee break, poster section, discussion
16.00 - 17.00Johannes Kraus: Algebraic multilevel methods I. Two- and multilevel block factorization and polynomial acceleration (abstract)
17.00 - 17.30Maria Lymbery, Svetozar Margenov: On Semi-Coarsening Multilevel Preconditioning of FEM Elliptic Systems (abstract)
17.30 - 18.00Jaroslav Hron: Monolithic solver for fluid-structure interaction problems (abstract)
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
9.00 - 10.00Sergey Repin: Estimates of deviations from exact solutions of linear equations (abstract)
10.00 - 10.30Pekka Neittaanmaki, Sergey Repin, Jan Valdman: Estimates of deviations from exact solutions for elasticity problems with nonlinear boundary conditions (abstract)
10.30 - 11.00Coffee break, discussion
11.00 - 12.00Wolfgang Hackbusch: Technique of Hierarchical matrices (abstract)
12.00 - 12.30Tomas Brzobohaty, Zdenek Dostal, Tomas Kozubek, Alex Markopoulos, Marie Sadowska: Scalable TFETI based algorithms for contact problems with friction: theory, algorithms, and numerical experiments (abstract)
12.30 - 14.00Lunch
14.00 - 15.00Johannes Kraus: Algebraic multilevel methods II. Nonlinear (variable-step) preconditioners (abstract)
15.00 - 15.30Petr Vanek, Marian Brezina: Nearly optimal convergence result for multigrid with aggressive coarsening and polynomial smoothing (abstract)
15.30 - 16.00Coffee break, poster section, discussion
16.00 - 16.30Tomas Kozubek: Stable computation of a generalized inverse in FETI methods (abstract)
16.30 - 17.00Owe Axelsson, Radim Blaheta, Petr Byczanski: Preconditioning of matrices arising in poroelasticity problems (abstract)
17.00 - 17.30Jaroslav Kruis, Michal Sejnoha, Tomas Krejci, Jan Sykora: Homogenization of non-stationary transport processes in masonry structures abstract)
17.30 - 18.00Vit Vondrak: IT4Innovations: HPC infrastructure for applied sciences (abstract)
18.30Dinner (for invited)
Thursday, November 24, 2011
9.00 - 10.00Johannes Kraus: Algebraic multilevel methods III. Application to conforming and nonconforming finite element approximations (abstract)
10.00 - 10.30Pavel Burda: Reliable finite element solution of some incompressible fluid flow problems (abstract)
10.30 - 11.00Coffee break
11.00 - 12.00Sergey Repin: Estimates of deviations from exact solutions - variational inequalities and plasticity problems (abstract)
12.00 - 12.30Jaroslav Haslinger: Qualitative properties of discrete contact problems with Coulomb friction (abstract)
12.30 - 14.00Lunch
14.00 - 15.00Wolfgang Hackbusch: The Numerical Treatment of Large-Scale Tensors (abstract)
15.00 - 15.30Miroslav Rozloznik: Orthogonalization with a non-standard inner product and approximate inverse preconditioning (abstract)
15.30 - 16.00Coffee break, discussion
16.00 - 17.00Discussion, end of workshop


If you want us to reserve you a room in the university hotel, please specify nights in the registration form.



Main organizers

Local organizers


SPOMECH Project, VSB - Technical University of Ostrava
17. listopadu 2172/15
708 00 Ostrava Poruba, Czech Republic

e-mail: jan.valdman <at>

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