Prof. Walter GanderETH, CAB F 12.1Departement Informatik Universitätsstrasse 6 8092 Zürich, Switzerland Tel: +41 79 292 0867 Email:
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I have also written a paper together with my friend Johann Joss about this subject. It can be downloaded here Computing the SVD
Published as a chapter in: Adventures Between Lower Bounds and Higher Altitudes: Essays Dedicated to Juraj Hromkovic on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday, Springer, 2018
Preprint of the corresponding article is here
It has been published as conference proceedings in
ISSN 0965-5425, Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, 2021, Vol. 61, No.5, pp. 761-773. @ Pleiades Publishing, Ltd. 2021
and it has also be translated to Russian @ The Author(s), 2021, published in Zhurnal Vychislitel' noi Matematiki i Matematicheskoi Fiziki, 2021, Vol 61,No. 5, pp. 787-799
Article published in: Numerical Algorithms, Springer, 2018, ISSN 1017-1398, DOI 10.1007/s11075-018-0579-y
2^5 Anniversary of TeX (TUG2010 San Francisco June, 2010)
Writing the first LaTeX Book
The authors are collaborators of Juraj Hromkovic. I also contributed a chapter entitled "Vector Geometry Using Computers". By using computers, I developed new algorithms.
Book Web Page of the HEP-Verlag
Book Web Page of Springer Verlag
Book Web Page of Springer Verlag
Here is the second edition: Download this book here (it is in public domain)
There are many exercises, thus I wrote another book with all the solutions:
W. Gander, Computermathematik, Lösungen der Aufgaben mit PASCAL
Programmen, Birkhäuser Basel, 1986.
Download this
book here (it is in public domain)
Maple and Matlab Scripts are available on the Book WEB Page
Walter Gander, born May 24, 1944, from Saanen (BE). Education: Diploma in mathematics ETH Zürich 1968. Then assistant of H. Rutishauser in his new institute of computer science. Ph.D. in mathematics 1973, supervisor P. Henrici. From 1973 to 1987: Professor for numerical analysis and computer science at the engineering college Neu-Technikum Buchs. 1977/78 Visiting Scientist at Stanford University. 1979 Habilitation and Privatdozent for numerical analysis at ETHZ. 1984, 1993 and 2006 sabbatical leaves again at Stanford University. From 1987 to 1991 associate, since 1991 full professor for computer science at ETH Zürich. From 1989 to 1997 head of the Institute of Scientific Computing. 1990 - 1992: chairmen of the faculty of computer science. 1989 -1991 head of the Swiss Supercomputer Initiative for acquiring the national supercomputer in Manno. From Fall 1997 to Fall 2001 chairman of the department and director of education of computer science.
A complete CV with list of publications is available here (pdf)
Research interests: Scientific computing, i.e. studying the solution of problems with the use of mathematics and computation. Numerical Linear Algebra and Parallel Computing.