Southern Ontario Numerical Analysis Day (SONAD 2003)
Friday, May 2
Information Technology Building (ITB) 137, McMaster University, Hamilton

The 21st Southern Ontario Numerical Analysis Day (SONAD) will take place at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, on May 2, 2003.

ITB Building




SONAD Program

The program includes plenary lectures, 20-minute contributed talks, and a poster session.

The SONAD final program pdf    ps
The program was last updated on April 26.

Plenary Lectures

Michael Overton, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York, USA
abstract    biography

Tony Chan, Department of Mathematics, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
abstract    biography    CV

Presentation Slides

ppt Tony Chan, A Fast Algorithm for Variational Level Set Image Segmentation
ppt Sammy Huen, Non-Uniform Adaptive Meshing for One-Asset Problems in Finance
ppt Andreas Grau, Convertible Bonds with Call Notice Periods
ppt Shirook M. Ali, An Efficient Numerical Technique for Gradient Computation with Full-Wave EM Solvers
ppt Maziar Salahi, Complexity of Self-regular Based Infeasible IPM
ppt Michael L. Overton, Measuring and Optimizing Stability of Matrices

SONAD 2003 Photos

SONAD'2003 Photo Gallery

Location Information

SONAD will take place at McMaster University in the Information Technology Building (pictured above), home of the Department of Computing and Software.

If you are driving, follow these directions up to the campus entrance and then use the campus map. The Information Technology Building is shown on the map.


There is no registration fee for this event. However, to facilitate catering and to help us prepare a list of participants, we encourage you to register in advance by clicking on the Online Registration Form below.

Online Registration Form 

Organizing Committee

The Organizing Committee consists of:


Program and Plenary Speakers:  Ned Nedialkov
Registration and Technical Details:  Oleksandr Romanko

SONAD'2003 Sponsors


Past events:

Design:  Oleksandr Romanko
Last updated:  May 2, 2003