Numerical Methods and Applications

8th International Conference, NMA 2014, Borovets, Bulgaria, August 20-24, 2014, Revised Selected Papers

  • Ivan Dimov
  • Stefka Fidanova
  • Ivan Lirkov
Conference proceedings NMA 2014

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8962)

Also part of the Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues book sub series (LNTCS, volume 8962)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Invited Papers

  3. Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Paul Ellinghaus, Mihail Nedjalkov, Siegfried Selberherr
      Pages 27-33
    3. J. M. Sellier, Rayna Georgieva, Ivan Dimov
      Pages 34-43
  4. Metaheuristics for Optimization Problems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Todor Balabanov, Iliyan Zankinski, Bozhidar Shumanov
      Pages 55-61
    3. Stefka Fidanova, Petrică C. Pop
      Pages 78-84
    4. Kalin Penev
      Pages 103-111
    5. Ivan A. Starkov, Alexander S. Starkov
      Pages 112-119
  5. Advanced Numerical Methods for Scientific Computing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. Clemens Hofreither, Walter Zulehner
      Pages 123-129
    3. Ivan Georgiev, Evgeni Ivanov, S. Margenov, Y. Vutov
      Pages 130-137
    4. Stanislav Stoykov, Clemens Hofreither, Svetozar Margenov
      Pages 138-146
  6. Advanced Numerical Techniques for PDEs and Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. Johann Cervenka, Paul Ellinghaus, Mihail Nedjalkov
      Pages 149-156
    3. Petr N. Vabishchevich, Petr E. Zakharov
      Pages 157-166
  7. Solving Large Engineering and Scientific Problems with Advanced Mathematical Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. Georgi Gadzhev, Kostadin Ganev, Nikolay Miloshev, Dimiter Syrakov, Maria Prodanova
      Pages 178-186
    3. Angelos Liolios, Anaxagoras Elenas, Asterios Liolios, Stefan Radev, Krassimir Georgiev, Ivan Georgiev
      Pages 187-195
  8. Numerical Simulations and Back Analysis in Civil and Mechanical Engineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 205-205
    2. Kavan Khaledi, Elham Mahmoudi, Maria Datcheva, Tom Schanz
      Pages 207-216
    3. Chenyang Zhao, Arash Alimardani Lavasan, Thomas Barciaga, Raoul Hölter, Maria Datcheva, Tom Schanz
      Pages 217-225
  9. Contributed Papers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 235-235
    2. Jostein Bratlie, Rune Dalmo, Børre Bang
      Pages 246-253
    3. Ján Buša
      Pages 254-261
    4. Rune Dalmo, Jostein Bratlie, Børre Bang
      Pages 262-270
    5. A. B. Andreev, M. R. Racheva
      Pages 287-294
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 313-313

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Numerical Methods and Applications, NMA 2014, held in Borovets, Bulgaria, in August 2014. The 34 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 56 submissions for inclusion in this book. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: Monte Carlo and quasi-Monte Carlo methods; metaheuristics for optimization problems; advanced numerical methods for scientific computing; advanced numerical techniques for PDEs and applications; solving large engineering and scientific problems with advanced mathematical models; numerical simulations and back analysis in civil and mechanical engineering.


Approximation Techniques in Numerical Analysis Computational Mechanics Computational Physics, Chemistry and Biology Engineering Applications for Differential and Integral Equations Hierarchical and Domain Decomposition Methods Metaheuristics Monte Carlo Methods Numerical Linear Algebra Numerical Methods Numerical Methods for Integral Equations Parallel Algorithms

Editors and affiliations

  • Ivan Dimov
    • 1
  • Stefka Fidanova
    • 2
  • Ivan Lirkov
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Information and Communication TechnologiesBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Institute of Information and Communication TechnologiesBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria
  3. 3.Institute of Information and Communication TechnologiesBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-15584-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-15585-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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