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Abakós     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Abhandlungen aus dem Mathematischen Seminar der Universitat Hamburg     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Academic Voices : A Multidisciplinary Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Accounting Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
ACM Transactions on Algorithms (TALG)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
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ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Acta Applicandae Mathematicae     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Acta Mathematica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Acta Mathematica Hungarica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Acta Mathematica Scientia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Acta Mathematica Sinica, English Series     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
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Advanced Science Letters     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Calculus of Variations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Advances in Catalysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Complex Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
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Advances in Decision Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
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Advances in Materials Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
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Advances in Numerical Analysis     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Advances in Operations Research     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Advances in Porous Media     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Advances in Pure and Applied Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Advances in Pure Mathematics     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Advances in Science and Research (ASR)     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Aequationes Mathematicae     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
African Journal of Educational Studies in Mathematics and Sciences     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
African Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Afrika Matematika     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Air, Soil & Water Research     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
AKSIOMA Journal of Mathematics Education     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Al-Jabar : Jurnal Pendidikan Matematika     Open Access  
Algebra and Logic     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Algebra Colloquium     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Algebra Universalis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Algorithmic Operations Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Algorithms     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Algorithms Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American Journal of Biostatistics     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
American Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
American Journal of Mathematical Analysis     Open Access  
American Journal of Mathematics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
American Journal of Operations Research     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
American Mathematical Monthly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
An International Journal of Optimization and Control: Theories & Applications     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Analele Universitatii Ovidius Constanta - Seria Matematica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Analysis and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Analysis and Mathematical Physics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Analysis Mathematica     Full-text available via subscription  
Annales Mathematicae Silesianae     Open Access  
Annales mathématiques du Québec     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Annales UMCS, Mathematica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Annales Universitatis Paedagogicae Cracoviensis. Studia Mathematica     Open Access  
Annali di Matematica Pura ed Applicata     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Annals of Combinatorics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Annals of Data Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Annals of Discrete Mathematics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Annals of Mathematics     Full-text available via subscription  
Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Annals of Pure and Applied Logic     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Annals of the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University - Mathematics     Open Access  
Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Annals of West University of Timisoara - Mathematics     Open Access  
Annuaire du Collège de France     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Applicable Algebra in Engineering, Communication and Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Applications of Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Applied Categorical Structures     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Applied Mathematics     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Applied Mathematics     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Applied Mathematics & Optimization     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Applied Mathematics - A Journal of Chinese Universities     Hybrid Journal  
Applied Mathematics Letters     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Applied Mathematics Research eXpress     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Applied Network Science     Open Access  
Applied Numerical Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Arab Journal of Mathematical Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Arabian Journal of Mathematics     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Archive for Mathematical Logic     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Archive of Applied Mechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Archive of Numerical Software     Open Access  
Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Arkiv för Matematik     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Arnold Mathematical Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Artificial Satellites : The Journal of Space Research Centre of Polish Academy of Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Asian Journal of Algebra     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Journal of Current Engineering & Maths     Open Access  
Asian-European Journal of Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Australian Mathematics Teacher, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Australian Senior Mathematics Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Automatic Documentation and Mathematical Linguistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Axioms     Open Access  
Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication     Open Access  
Basin Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
BIBECHANA     Open Access  
BIT Numerical Mathematics     Hybrid Journal  
BoEM - Boletim online de Educação Matemática     Open Access  
Boletim Cearense de Educação e História da Matemática     Open Access  
Boletim de Educação Matemática     Open Access  
Boletín de la Sociedad Matemática Mexicana     Hybrid Journal  
Bollettino dell'Unione Matematica Italiana     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
Bruno Pini Mathematical Analysis Seminar     Open Access  
Buletinul Academiei de Stiinte a Republicii Moldova. Matematica     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Bulletin des Sciences Mathamatiques     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Bulletin of Dnipropetrovsk University. Series : Communications in Mathematical Modeling and Differential Equations Theory     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bulletin of Mathematical Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bulletin of the Brazilian Mathematical Society, New Series     Hybrid Journal  
Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society     Hybrid Journal  
Calculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations     Hybrid Journal  
Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Carpathian Mathematical Publications     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Catalysis in Industry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
CEAS Space Journal     Hybrid Journal  
CHANCE     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Chaos, Solitons & Fractals     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
ChemSusChem     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Chinese Annals of Mathematics, Series B     Hybrid Journal  
Chinese Journal of Catalysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Chinese Journal of Mathematics     Open Access  
Clean Air Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Cogent Mathematics     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cognitive Computation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Collectanea Mathematica     Hybrid Journal  
College Mathematics Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
COMBINATORICA     Hybrid Journal  
Combustion Theory and Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Commentarii Mathematici Helvetici     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Communications in Contemporary Mathematics     Hybrid Journal  
Communications in Mathematical Physics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Communications On Pure & Applied Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Complex Analysis and its Synergies     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Complex Variables and Elliptic Equations: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal  
Complexus     Full-text available via subscription  
Composite Materials Series     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Comptes Rendus Mathematique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Computational and Applied Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Computational Complexity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Computational Mathematics and Modeling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Computational Mechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Computational Methods and Function Theory     Hybrid Journal  
Computational Optimization and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Computers & Mathematics with Applications     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Concrete Operators     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Confluentes Mathematici     Hybrid Journal  
COSMOS     Hybrid Journal  
Cryptography and Communications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Cuadernos de Investigación y Formación en Educación Matemática     Open Access  
Cubo. A Mathematical Journal     Open Access  
Czechoslovak Mathematical Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Demographic Research     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Demonstratio Mathematica     Open Access  
Dependence Modeling     Open Access  
Design Journal : An International Journal for All Aspects of Design     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Developments in Clay Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Developments in Mineral Processing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Dhaka University Journal of Science     Open Access  
Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Discrete Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science     Open Access  
Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Dnipropetrovsk University Mathematics Bulletin     Open Access  
Doklady Mathematics     Hybrid Journal  
Duke Mathematical Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Edited Series on Advances in Nonlinear Science and Complexity     Full-text available via subscription  
Electronic Journal of Graph Theory and Applications     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Elemente der Mathematik     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Energy for Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Enseñanza de las Ciencias : Revista de Investigación y Experiencias Didácticas     Open Access  
Ensino da Matemática em Debate     Open Access  
Entropy     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
ESAIM: Control Optimisation and Calculus of Variations     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
European Journal of Combinatorics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
European Journal of Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
European Scientific Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Experimental Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Expositiones Mathematicae     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Facta Universitatis, Series : Mathematics and Informatics     Open Access  
Fasciculi Mathematici     Open Access  
Finite Fields and Their Applications     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Fixed Point Theory and Applications     Open Access   (Followers: 1)

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  • Simplices rarely contain their circumcenter in high dimensions
    • Authors: Jon Eivind Vatne
      Pages: 213 - 223
      Abstract: Abstract Acute triangles are defined by having all angles less than π/2, and are characterized as the triangles containing their circumcenter in the interior. For simplices of dimension n ≥ 3, acuteness is defined by demanding that all dihedral angles between (n−1)-dimensional faces are smaller than π/2. However, there are, in a practical sense, too few acute simplices in general. This is unfortunate, since the acuteness property provides good qualitative features for finite element methods. The property of acuteness is logically independent of the property of containing the circumcenter when the dimension is greater than two. In this article, we show that the latter property is also quite rare in higher dimensions. In a natural probability measure on the set of n-dimensional simplices, we show that the probability that a uniformly random n-simplex contains its circumcenter is 1/2 n .
      PubDate: 2017-06-01
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0187-16
      Issue No: Vol. 62, No. 3 (2017)
  • A full multigrid method for semilinear elliptic equation
    • Authors: Fei Xu; Hehu Xie
      Pages: 225 - 241
      Abstract: Abstract A full multigrid finite element method is proposed for semilinear elliptic equations. The main idea is to transform the solution of the semilinear problem into a series of solutions of the corresponding linear boundary value problems on the sequence of finite element spaces and semilinear problems on a very low dimensional space. The linearized boundary value problems are solved by some multigrid iterations. Besides the multigrid iteration, all other efficient numerical methods can also serve as the linear solver for solving boundary value problems. The optimality of the computational work is also proved. Compared with the existing multigrid methods which need the bounded second order derivatives of the nonlinear term, the proposed method only needs the Lipschitz continuation in some sense of the nonlinear term.
      PubDate: 2017-06-01
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0344-16
      Issue No: Vol. 62, No. 3 (2017)
  • A posteriori error estimates for a discontinuous Galerkin approximation of
           Steklov eigenvalue problems
    • Authors: Yuping Zeng; Feng Wang
      Pages: 243 - 267
      Abstract: Abstract We derive a residual-based a posteriori error estimator for a discontinuous Galerkin approximation of the Steklov eigenvalue problem. Moreover, we prove the reliability and efficiency of the error estimator. Numerical results are provided to verify our theoretical findings.
      PubDate: 2017-06-01
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0115-16
      Issue No: Vol. 62, No. 3 (2017)
  • A new weighted Gompertz distribution with applications to reliability data
    • Authors: Hassan S. Bakouch; Ahmed M. T. Abd El-Bar
      Pages: 269 - 296
      Abstract: Abstract A new weighted version of the Gompertz distribution is introduced. It is noted that the model represents a mixture of classical Gompertz and second upper record value of Gompertz densities, and using a certain transformation it gives a new version of the two-parameter Lindley distribution. The model can be also regarded as a dual member of the log-Lindley-X family. Various properties of the model are obtained, including hazard rate function, moments, moment generating function, quantile function, skewness, kurtosis, conditional moments, mean deviations, some types of entropy, mean residual lifetime and stochastic orderings. Estimation of the model parameters is justified by the method of maximum likelihood. Two real data sets are used to assess the performance of the model among some classical and recent distributions based on some evaluation goodness-of-fit statistics. As a result, the variance-covariance matrix and the confidence interval of the parameters, and some theoretical measures have been calculated for such data for the proposed model with discussions.
      PubDate: 2017-06-01
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0277-16
      Issue No: Vol. 62, No. 3 (2017)
  • Editorial
    • Authors: Tomáš Vejchodský
      Pages: 103 - 104
      PubDate: 2017-04-01
      DOI: 10.21136/am.0.0035-17
      Issue No: Vol. 62, No. 2 (2017)
  • On Synge-type angle condition for d -simplices
    • Authors: Antti Hannukainen; Sergey Korotov; Michal Křížek
      Pages: 1 - 13
      Abstract: Abstract The maximum angle condition of J. L. Synge was originally introduced in interpolation theory and further used in finite element analysis and applications for triangular and later also for tetrahedral finite element meshes. In this paper we present some of its generalizations to higher-dimensional simplicial elements. In particular, we prove optimal interpolation properties of linear simplicial elements in ℝ d that degenerate in some way.
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0132-16
      Issue No: Vol. 62, No. 1 (2017)
  • Characterizations of continuous distributions through inequalities
           involving the expected values of selected functions
    • Authors: Faranak Goodarzi; Mohammad Amini; Gholam Reza Mohtashami Borzadaran
      Pages: 1 - 15
      Abstract: Abstract Nanda (2010) and Bhattacharjee et al. (2013) characterized a few distributions with help of the failure rate, mean residual, log-odds rate and aging intensity functions. In this paper, we generalize their results and characterize some distributions through functions used by them and Glaser’s function. Kundu and Ghosh (2016) obtained similar results using reversed hazard rate, expected inactivity time and reversed aging intensity functions. We also, via w(·)-function defined by Cacoullos and Papathanasiou (1989), characterize exponential and logistic distributions, as well as Type 3 extreme value distribution and obtain bounds for the expected values of selected functions in reliability theory. Moreover, a bound for the varentropy of random variable X is provided.
      PubDate: 2017-08-16
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0182-16
  • Method of fundamental solutions for biharmonic equation based on
           Almansi-type decomposition
    • Authors: Koya Sakakibara
      Pages: 1 - 21
      Abstract: Abstract The aim of this paper is to analyze mathematically the method of fundamental solutions applied to the biharmonic problem. The key idea is to use Almansi-type decomposition of biharmonic functions, which enables us to represent the biharmonic function in terms of two harmonic functions. Based on this decomposition, we prove that an approximate solution exists uniquely and that the approximation error decays exponentially with respect to the number of the singular points. We finally present results of numerical experiments, which verify the sharpness of our error estimate.
      PubDate: 2017-07-20
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0018-17
  • Error analysis of splitting methods for semilinear evolution equations
    • Authors: Masahito Ohta; Takiko Sasaki
      Pages: 1 - 28
      Abstract: We consider a Strang-type splitting method for an abstract semilinear evolution equation $${\partial _t}u = Au + F\left( u \right).$$ Roughly speaking, the splitting method is a time-discretization approximation based on the decomposition of the operators A and F. Particularly, the Strang method is a popular splitting method and is known to be convergent at a second order rate for some particular ODEs and PDEs. Moreover, such estimates usually address the case of splitting the operator into two parts. In this paper, we consider the splitting method which is split into three parts and prove that our proposed method is convergent at a second order rate.
      PubDate: 2017-07-12
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0020-17
  • A real-valued block conjugate gradient type method for solving complex
           symmetric linear systems with multiple right-hand sides
    • Authors: Yasunori Futamura; Takahiro Yano; Akira Imakura; Tetsuya Sakurai
      Pages: 1 - 23
      Abstract: Abstract We consider solving complex symmetric linear systems with multiple right-hand sides. We assume that the coefficient matrix has indefinite real part and positive definite imaginary part. We propose a new block conjugate gradient type method based on the Schur complement of a certain 2-by-2 real block form. The algorithm of the proposed method consists of building blocks that involve only real arithmetic with real symmetric matrices of the original size. We also present the convergence property of the proposed method and an efficient algorithmic implementation. In numerical experiments, we compare our method to a complex-valued direct solver, and a preconditioned and nonpreconditioned block Krylov method that uses complex arithmetic.
      PubDate: 2017-07-07
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0023-17
  • Improving backward stability of Sakurai-Sugiura method with balancing
           technique in polynomial eigenvalue problem
    • Authors: Hongjia Chen; Akira Imakura; Tetsuya Sakurai
      Pages: 1 - 19
      Abstract: Abstract One of the most efficient methods for solving the polynomial eigenvalue problem (PEP) is the Sakurai-Sugiura method with Rayleigh-Ritz projection (SS-RR), which finds the eigenvalues contained in a certain domain using the contour integral. The SS-RR method converts the original PEP to a small projected PEP using the Rayleigh-Ritz projection. However, the SS-RR method suffers from backward instability when the norms of the coefficient matrices of the projected PEP vary widely. To improve the backward stability of the SS-RR method, we combine it with a balancing technique for solving a small projected PEP. We then analyze the backward stability of the SS-RR method. Several numerical examples demonstrate that the SS-RR method with the balancing technique reduces the backward error of eigenpairs of PEP.
      PubDate: 2017-07-05
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0016-17
  • A penalty method for the time-dependent Stokes problem with the slip
           boundary condition and its finite element approximation
    • Authors: Guanyu Zhou; Takahito Kashiwabara; Issei Oikawa
      Pages: 1 - 27
      Abstract: Abstract We consider the finite element method for the time-dependent Stokes problem with the slip boundary condition in a smooth domain. To avoid a variational crime of numerical computation, a penalty method is introduced, which also facilitates the numerical implementation. For the continuous problem, the convergence of the penalty method is investigated. Then we study the fully discretized finite element approximations for the penalty method with the P1/P1-stabilization or P1b/P1 element. For the discretization of the penalty term, we propose reduced and non-reduced integration schemes, and obtain an error estimate for velocity and pressure. The theoretical results are verified by numerical experiments.
      PubDate: 2017-07-05
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0328-16
  • On the optimality and sharpness of Laguerre’s lower bound on the
           smallest eigenvalue of a symmetric positive definite matrix
    • Authors: Yusaku Yamamoto
      Pages: 1 - 13
      Abstract: Abstract Lower bounds on the smallest eigenvalue of a symmetric positive definite matrix A ∈ R m×m play an important role in condition number estimation and in iterative methods for singular value computation. In particular, the bounds based on Tr(A −1) and Tr(A −2) have attracted attention recently, because they can be computed in O(m) operations when A is tridiagonal. In this paper, we focus on these bounds and investigate their properties in detail. First, we consider the problem of finding the optimal bound that can be computed solely from Tr(A −1) and Tr(A −2) and show that the so called Laguerre’s lower bound is the optimal one in terms of sharpness. Next, we study the gap between the Laguerre bound and the smallest eigenvalue. We characterize the situation in which the gap becomes largest in terms of the eigenvalue distribution of A and show that the gap becomes smallest when {Tr(A −1)}2/Tr(A −2) approaches 1 or m. These results will be useful, for example, in designing efficient shift strategies for singular value computation algorithms.
      PubDate: 2017-06-29
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0022-17
  • The classic differential evolution algorithm and its convergence
    • Authors: Roman Knobloch; Jaroslav Mlýnek; Radek Srb
      Pages: 1 - 12
      Abstract: Abstract Differential evolution algorithms represent an up to date and efficient way of solving complicated optimization tasks. In this article we concentrate on the ability of the differential evolution algorithms to attain the global minimum of the cost function. We demonstrate that although often declared as a global optimizer the classic differential evolution algorithm does not in general guarantee the convergence to the global minimum. To improve this weakness we design a simple modification of the classic differential evolution algorithm. This modification limits the possible premature convergence to local minima and ensures the asymptotic global convergence. We also introduce concepts that are necessary for the subsequent proof of the asymptotic global convergence of the modified algorithm. We test the classic and modified algorithm by numerical experiments and compare the efficiency of finding the global minimum for both algorithms. The tests confirm that the modified algorithm is significantly more efficient with respect to the global convergence than the classic algorithm.
      PubDate: 2017-03-06
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0274-16
  • Time discretizations for evolution problems
    • Authors: Miloslav Vlasák
      Pages: 1 - 35
      Abstract: Abstract The aim of this work is to give an introductory survey on time discretizations for liner parabolic problems. The theory of stability for stiff ordinary differential equations is explained on this problem and applied to Runge-Kutta and multi-step discretizations. Moreover, a natural connection between Galerkin time discretizations and Runge-Kutta methods together with order reduction phenomenon is discussed.
      PubDate: 2017-03-06
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0268-16
  • DG method for numerical pricing of multi-asset Asian options—The case of
           options with floating strike
    • Authors: Jiří Hozman; Tomáš Tichý
      Pages: 1 - 25
      Abstract: Abstract Option pricing models are an important part of financial markets worldwide. The PDE formulation of these models leads to analytical solutions only under very strong simplifications. For more general models the option price needs to be evaluated by numerical techniques. First, based on an ideal pure diffusion process for two risky asset prices with an additional path-dependent variable for continuous arithmetic average, we present a general form of PDE for pricing of Asian option contracts on two assets. Further, we focus only on one subclass—Asian options with floating strike—and introduce the concept of the dimensionality reduction with respect to the payoff leading to PDE with two spatial variables. Then the numerical option pricing scheme arising from the discontinuous Galerkin method is developed and some theoretical results are also mentioned. Finally, the aforementioned model is supplemented with numerical results on real market data.
      PubDate: 2017-03-04
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0273-16
  • New quasi-Newton method for solving systems of nonlinear equations
    • Authors: Ladislav Lukšan; Jan Vlček
      Pages: 1 - 14
      Abstract: Abstract We propose a new Broyden method for solving systems of nonlinear equations, which uses the first derivatives, but is more efficient than the Newton method (measured by the computational time) for larger dense systems. The new method updates QR or LU decompositions of nonsymmetric approximations of the Jacobian matrix, so it requires O(n 2) arithmetic operations per iteration in contrast with the Newton method, which requires O(n 3) operations per iteration. Computational experiments confirm the high efficiency of the new method.
      PubDate: 2017-03-03
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0253-16
  • A correction to “Some mean convergence and complete convergence theorems
           for sequences of m -linearly negative quadrant dependent random
    • Authors: Yongfeng Wu; Andrew Rosalsky; Andrei Volodin
      Pages: 1 - 3
      Abstract: Abstract The authors provide a correction to “Some mean convergence and complete convergence theorems for sequences of m-linearly negative quadrant dependent random variables”.
      PubDate: 2017-02-28
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0121-16
  • Filter factors of truncated tls regularization with multiple observations
    • Authors: Iveta Hnětynková; Martin Plešinger; Jana Žáková
      Pages: 1 - 16
      Abstract: Abstract The total least squares (TLS) and truncated TLS (T-TLS) methods are widely known linear data fitting approaches, often used also in the context of very ill-conditioned, rank-deficient, or ill-posed problems. Regularization properties of T-TLS applied to linear approximation problems Ax ≈ b were analyzed by Fierro, Golub, Hansen, and O’Leary (1997) through the so-called filter factors allowing to represent the solution in terms of a filtered pseudoinverse of A applied to b. This paper focuses on the situation when multiple observations b 1,..., b d are available, i.e., the T-TLS method is applied to the problem AX ≈ B, where B = [b 1,..., b d ] is a matrix. It is proved that the filtering representation of the T-TLS solution can be generalized to this case. The corresponding filter factors are explicitly derived.
      PubDate: 2017-02-28
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0228-16
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    • Authors: Lawrence Somer; Catholic University of America; Washington; D.C.
      Pages: 100 - 101
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.21136/am.2017.0br1-17
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