Current and Future Directions in Applied Mathematics

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Mark Alber, Bei Hu, Joachim Rosenthal
Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 20, 1997 - Mathematics - 261 pages
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Mark Alber, Bei Hu and Joachim Rosenthal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii Part I Some Remarks on Applied Mathematics Roger Brockett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Mathematics is a Profession Christopher 1. Byrnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Comments on Applied Mathematics Avner Friedman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Towards an Applied Mathematics for Computer Science Jeremy Gunawardena . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Infomercial for Applied Mathematics Darryl Holm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 On Research in Mathematical Economics M. Ali Khan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Applied Mathematics in the Computer and Communications Industry Brian Marcus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 'frends in Applied Mathematics Jerrold E. Marsden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Applied Mathematics as an Interdisciplinary Subject Clyde F. Martin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 vi Contents Panel Discussion on Future Directions in Applied Mathe matics Laurence R. Taylor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Part II Feedback Stabilization of Relative Equilibria for Mechanical Systems with Symmetry A. M. Bloch, J. E. Marsden and G. Sanchez . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Oscillatory Descent for Function Minimization R. Brockett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 On the Well-Posedness of the Rational Covariance Extension Problem C. l. Byrnes, H. J. Landau and A. Lindquist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Singular Limits in Fluid Mechanics P. Constantin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109 Singularities and Defects in Patterns Far from Threshold N. M. Ercolani . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Mathematical Modeling and Simulation for Applications of Fluid Flow in Porous Media R. E. Ewing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 On Loeb Measure Spaces and their Significance for N on Cooperative Game Theory M. A. Khan and Y. Sun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183 Mechanical Systems with Symmetry, Variational Principles, and Integration Algorithms J. E. Marsden and J. M. Wendlandt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219 Preface The applied sciences are faced with increasingly complex problems which call for sophisticated mathematical models.
  

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Contents

Some Remarks on Applied Mathematics
1
Mathematics is a Profession
4
Comments on Applied Mathematics
9
Towards an Applied Mathematics for Computer Science
11
Infomercial for Applied Mathematics
15
On Research in Mathematical Economics
21
Applied Mathematics in the Computer and Communications Industry
25
Trends in Applied Mathematics
28
Feedback Stabilization of Relative Equilibria for Mechanical Systems with Symmetry
43
Oscillatory Descent for Function Minimization
65
On the WellPosedness of the Rational Covariance Extension Problem
83
Singular Limits in Fluid Mechanics
109
Singularities and Defects in Patterns Far from Threshold
137
Mathematical Modeling and Simulation for Applications of Fluid Flow in Porous Media
161
On Loeb Measure Spaces and their Significance for NonCooperative Game Theory
183
Mechanical Systems with Symmetry Variational Principles and Integration Algorithms
219

Applied Mathematics as an Interdisciplinary Subject
31
Panel Discussion on Future Directions in Applied Mathematics
38

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