Mathematics for Industry: Principle, Reality and Practice, from the Point of View of a Mathematician

  • Masahiro Yamamoto


We describe the principles of mathematics for industry and discuss schemes for promoting activities. Then we present two cases of the practice of mathematics for industry and argue on a bilateral collaboration style for effective joint projects by mathematicians and industry.


Inverse Problem Blast Furnace Tikhonov Regularization Molten Iron Conditional Stability 
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Professor Masato Wakayama (Kyushu University) and Professor Takashi Tsuboi, Professor Yujiro Kawamata, and Professor Toshiyuki Kobayashi (The University of Tokyo) gave valuable comments on the draft. However all the contents are the responsibility of the author. Professor Yoshikazu Giga (The University of Tokyo) and Professor Toshiyuki Kobayashi recommended that I write this chapter. The author thank all of them.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masahiro Yamamoto
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  1. 1.Graduate School of Mathematical SciencesThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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