An interview with Paul Van Dooren

Chahlaoui, Younes (2011) An interview with Paul Van Dooren. Applied Numerical Mathematics (APNUM), IISIMS (Specia). (Submitted)

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Abstract

Interviews and dialogues have been a special way to transmit science since Socrates. They are maybe the only way to get the stories behind most discoveries. I was so positively impressed by the interview of Gene Golub by Nicholas J. Higham [1] that the idea of doing one with Paul Van Dooren obsessed me for a while. After a few attempts to arrange a meeting, I finally got an occasion during the Householder Symposium at Tahoe City. On June 15, 2011, when most participants were on an excursion (Paul did have a kind of cold), we sat in a corner of the Granhall of the Granlibakken Conference Center and we did the interview. This document provides an edited transcript of that dialogue. The bibliography contains some refernces in the interview.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: CICADA
Subjects: MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 01 History and biography
MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 15 Linear and multilinear algebra; matrix theory
MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 65 Numerical analysis
MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 93 Systems theory; control
Depositing User: Dr Younes Chahlaoui
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2011
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2017 14:12
URI: http://eprints.maths.manchester.ac.uk/id/eprint/1674

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