Geometric Modelling, Numerical Simulation, and Optimization:: Applied Mathematics at SINTEF

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Geir Hasle, Knut-Andreas Lie, Ewald Quak
Springer Science & Business Media, Jun 10, 2007 - Mathematics - 558 pages
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This edited volume addresses the importance of mathematics for industry and society by presenting highlights from contract research at the Department of Applied Mathematics at SINTEF, the largest independent research organization in Scandinavia. Examples range from computer-aided geometric design, via general purpose computing on graphics cards, to reservoir simulation for enhanced oil recovery. Contributions are written in a tutorial style.

 

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Contents

List of Contributors
xi
Welcome to the World of SINTEF Applied Mathematics
3
Kjetil Midthun Ewald Quak
21
Intersection Algorithms and CAGD
40
Surface Modelling of Neuronal Populations and Brain
91
An Introduction to GeneralPurpose Computing
123
RealTime Algebraic Surface Visualization
161
How to Solve Systems of Conservation Laws Numerically
211
Jan Gunnar Bjaalie SINTEF ICT Applied Mathematics
314
Modelling of Stratified Geophysical Flows over Variable
361
Industrial Vehicle Routing
394
Computing Laboratory CMBN Oslo Norway
395
Solving the LongTerm Forest Treatment Scheduling Problem
432
An Integer Programming Approach to Image Segmentation
474
The Impacts of Byproducts on Optimal Supply Chain Design
497
Optimization Models for the Natural Gas Value Chain
521

An Introduction to the Numerics of Flow in Porous Media
256
Modelling of Multiscale Structures in Flow Simulations
305

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