W. Gander and J. Hrebicek, ed., Solving Problems in Scientific Computing
using Maple and Matlab, Springer Berlin Heidelberg New York, 1993,
2nd edition 1995, 3rd edition 1997, 4th edition 2004.
Chinese edition by China Higer Education Press Beijing and Springer
Portuguese edition by Editora Edgard Blücher Ltda., Sao Paulo,
Russian edition of fourth edition: December 2005, Publisher Vassamedia,
Maple and Matlab Scripts are available on the
Book WEB Page
Zeros of Determinants of $\lambda$-Matrices,
, Paper (pdf)
Walter Gander and Pedro Gonnet:
Polynomial Recurrence, Newton Correction and Continued Fractions,
, Paper (pdf)
Walter Gander: Algorithms for the QR-Decomposition.
This is an old unpublished SAM-report (1980) which has been retyped in LaTeX
and augmented by an appendix containing all the algorithms as MATLAB functions.
Walter Gander: Generating Numerical Algorithms with Computer Algebra,
BIT Numerical Mathematics (2006) 46: 491-504
(Special edition dedicated to Germund Dahlquist).
Walter Gander: Heisenberg Effects in Computer-Arithmetic.
research focus article on the Department web-page describes problems with
modern processors using 80-bit registers (2005).
Walter Gander: Change of basis in polynomial interpolation,
Numer. Linear Algebra Appl. 2005; 12; 769--778.
W. Gander and W. Gautschi: Adaptive Quadrature - Revisited,
Vol. 40, No. 1, March 2000, pp. 84--101.
CS technical report: Report (gzipped, 82K).
Programs: adaptsim.m, adaptlob.m
W. Gander and D. Sourlier, Best-Fit of Sculptured Surfaces,
(Also in: G. J. Olling, B. K. Choi and R. B. Jerard, Machining
Impossible Shapes, IFIP TC5 WG5.3 International Conference on
Sculptured Surface Machining (SSM98), Conference Proceedings, Kluwer
Academic Publishers, 1999).
W. Gander and D. Gruntz, Derivation of Numerical Methods using
Computer Algebra, 1998, (Also in SIAM Review Vol 41, Number 3, Sept. 1999). Report (gzipped, 65K)
P. Arbenz, W. Gander and M. Oettli, The Remote Computation
System, Parallel Computing, Vol. 23, 1997, pp. 1421-1428.
- W. Gander and G.H. Golub, Cyclic Reduction - History and Applications,
Proceedings of the Workshop on Scientific Computing : 10-12 March,
1997, Hong Kong, editor-in-chief, Gene Howard Golub ; managing
editor, Shiu Hong Liu ; editors, Franklin T. Luk, Robert James
Plemmons. Springer Verlag, New York, 1997.
Also : TR SC-CM 97-02, Stanford University, 1997.
- R. Strebel, D. Sourlier, W. Gander, A Comparison of Orthogonal Least
Squares Fitting in Coordinate Metrology, In: Recent Avances in Total
Least Squares Techniques and Errors-In-Variables Modelling. S. Van Huffel
(Ed.), SIAM Proceedings series, 1997, pp.~249-258.
- P. Arbenz and W. Gander, Direct Parallel Algorithms for Banded Linear
Systems, special volume on ``Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computing,
Computer Science'' of Zeitschrift fuer Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik
(ZAMM) Akademie Verlag, Berlin, Proceedings ICIAM 95, 1996.
- W. Gander, G. H. Golub, R. Strebel, Fitting of Circles and Ellipses,
BIT 34 (1994), pp. 558-578.
- P. Arbenz, W. Gander: A Survey of Direct Parallel Algorithms for
Banded Linear Systems, Technical Report 221, Institute of Scientific
Computing, ETH Zürich, 1994.
Walter Gander, born May 24, 1944, from Saanen (BE). Education: Diploma
in mathematics ETH Zürich
1968. Then assistant of H. Rutishauser in his new institute of computer
science. Ph.D. in mathematics 1973, supervisor P. Henrici. From 1973
Professor for numerical analysis and computer science at the engineering
1977/78 Visiting Scientist at
1979 Habilitation and Privatdozent for numerical analysis at ETHZ. 1984,
1993 and 2006 sabbatical leaves again at Stanford University. From 1987 to 1991
associate, since 1991 full professor for computer science at ETH Zürich.
From 1989 to 1997 head of the Institute
of Scientific Computing. 1990 - 1992: chairmen of the faculty of computer
science. 1989 -1991 head of the Swiss Supercomputer Initiative for acquiring
supercomputer in Manno.
From Fall 1997 to Fall 2001 chairman of the
and director of
of computer science.
A complete CV with list of publications is available
Research interests: Scientific computing, i.e. studying the solution
of problems with the use of mathematics and computation. Numerical Linear
Algebra and Parallel Computing.
Last update: October 20, 2013