Third workshop of the ERCIM Working Group on


November 9-10, 2002, Neuchatel, Switzerland.


The third workshop of the ERCIM Working Group on “Matrix Computations and Statistics” will take place jointly with the 2nd International workshop on “Parallel Matrix Algorithms and Applications” (PMAA’02) 9-10 November, Neuchatel, Switzerland, 2002. 

There will be two days of tutorials before the workshop.

Further information regarding the ERCIM WG and Workshop can be found at:

All topics related to the Working Group and those emphasizing general computational intensive methods in statistics will be considered for presentation at the meeting.  Full paper will be considered for publication after a standard peer review process in a special issue of

the Computational Statistics & Data Analysis journal:


L. Elden (Sweden), P.C. Hansen (Denmark) and G. Moustakides (France)

Scientific Programme Committee

M. Arioli (UK), R. Bro (Denmark), J. Erhel (Fr), S. Van Huffel (Belgium), E. Kontoghiorghes (CH), B. De Moor (Belgium), S. Pollock (UK) and B. Philippe (Fr).

Local organizing committee:

E.J. Kontoghiorghes, O. Besson, P. Foschi, C. Gatu and P. Yanev

Important dates:

Submission of 1-page abstract:   21   September 2002

Notification of acceptance:      11   October   2002

Workshop:                        9-10 November  2002


Single page abstracts (plain text) should be sent before the deadline by email to the workshop secretariat (


Erricos John Kontoghiorghes

Institut d’informatique, Universite de Neuchatel,

Rue Emile-Argand 11, Case Postale 2,

CH-2007 Neuchatel, Switzerland


Tel: +41 32 718 27 38   Fax: +41 32 718 27 01