Krylov Subspace Methods: Principles and Analysis

ISBN : 9780198739043

Jorg Liesen; Zdenek Strakos
408 Pages
155 x 234 mm
Pub date
Mar 2015
Numerical Mathematics and Scientific Computation
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The mathematical theory of Krylov subspace methods with a focus on solving systems of linear algebraic equations is given a detailed treatment in this principles-based book. Starting from the idea of projections, Krylov subspace methods are characterised by their orthogonality and minimisation properties. Projections onto highly nonlinear Krylov subspaces can be linked with the underlying problem of moments, and therefore Krylov subspace methods can be viewed as matching moments model


1. Introduction
2. Krylov subspace methods
3. Matching moments and model reduction view
4. Short recurrences for generating orthogonal Krylov subspace bases
5. Cost of computations using Krylov subspace methods

About the author: 

Jorg Liesen is a professor of Numerical Mathematics at the TU Berlin, Germany. He received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Bielefeld under the supervision of Ludwig Elsner, and the Habilitation in Mathematics at the TU Berlin. During his professional career he spent two years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. His research interests in numerical analysis include the convergence and stability analysis of iterative methods, and the theory and computation of matrix functions. He is also interested in the history of mathematics, in particular of linear algebra. He is the recipient of several prizes and awards, including the Householder Award in 1999, the Emmy Noether Fellowship of the DFG, and the Heisenberg Professorship of the DFG. ; Zdenek Strakos is a professor of Mathematics at the Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, and D.Sc. in Mathematics from the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. During his professional career he spent one year at IMA, University of Minnesota, and three years at Emory University, Atlanta. He likes to look for interconnections between problems and disciplines and to view particular questions in their wide context. He is an active member of professional committees and boards, such as the Householder Committee, the EMS Applied Mathematics Committee, ERC AdG Evaluation Panel for Computer Science and Informatics etc. In 1994 he was awarded the SIAM Activity Group of Linear Algebra Prize and in 2007 the Annual Prize of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. In 2014 he was designated a SIAM Fellow.

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