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CRD Mathematicians Help Launch New Math Journal

July 1, 2005

Four LBNL mathematicians John Bell, Phil Colella, Alexandre Chorin and James Sethian – are members of the editorial team which has launched Communications in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science (CAMCoS). Other editors are Marsha Berger and Leslie Greengard of the Courant Institute, Rupert Klein of the Freie Universitaet Berlin, and Raz Kupferman of the Hebrew University. Bell, who is head of CRD’s Center for Computational Sciences and Engineering, is managing editor. According to the CAMCoS Web site, “The Communications will publish high-quality original contributions to applied mathematics and computational science, with an emphasis on work where both the mathematics and the algorithms are of interest and where the mathematical outlook is at least partially new. “The fields covered include the solution of ordinary, partial and stochastic differential equations; integral equations; numerical and analytical methods for fluid dynamics, biology, quantum and statistical mechanics; multiscale and underresolved problems; computational probability and Monte-Carlo methods. The emphasis in papers should be on methods and tools rather than on the specific physical conclusions in special cases.”

For more information about CAMCoS, go to <http://www.camcos.org>.


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