# 2010 Program

The CMD 2010 Program is a showcase of the SFU Mathematics Department's research in computational mathematics.

Program Schedule

*Date*: **Thursday, August 12, 2010** *Location*: **IRMACS Centre, Simon Fraser University**

Time | Speaker | Session Title |
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8:30am | Registration | |

9:00am | Andrew Rechnitzer (UBC) | GAS sampling of polygons and knot probability ratios |

9:45am | Nils Bruin (SFU) | Decidability of the existence of rational points on algebraic curves |

10:30am | Coffee Break / Poster Set Up | |

10:45am | Poster Session | |

12:15pm | Lunch at the Himalayan Peak | |

1:30pm | Anne Greenbaum (UW) | Crouzeix's Conjecture and Perturbed Jordan Blocks |

2:15pm | Nilima Nigam (SFU) | How do bones grow? From lab to desktop, a mathematical journey |

3:00pm | Poster Awards | |

3:05pm | Coffee Break | |

3:30pm | Mary-Catherine Kropinski (SFU) | Fast intergral equation methods for the heat equation and the modified Helmholtz equation in two dimensions |

4:15pm | Mike Monagan (SFU) | Sparse Polynomial Interpolation |

5:00pm | Closing Remarks |

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