An Inverse Eigenvalue Problem and an Extremal Eigenvalue Problem

  • J. R. McLaughlin
Conference paper
Part of the Inverse Problems and Theoretical Imaging book series (IPTI)


This talk presents results for two inverse problems which arise in the study of vibrating systems. The first problem (Part I) extends the theory of second order inverse eigenvalue problems in one dimension and is joint work with Carol Coleman. The second problem (Part II) solves an identification problem for composite membranes in n-dimensions; this work is joint work with Steven Cox.


Inverse Problem Eigenvalue Problem Composite Membrane Joint Work Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. R. McLaughlin
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesRensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroyUSA

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