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The 15th Biennial Computational Techniques and Applications Conference CTAC2010
28 Nov - 1 Dec 2010, UNSW, Sydney
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The plenary talks will be held in Webster B lecture theatre inside Webster Building (upstairs).
The public lecture by Jamie Sethian will be held in Physics Main Theatre inside Old Main Building.
UNSW Kensington campus can be navigated through the UNSW virtual map.
The conference dinner will be at Giovanna Italian Restaurant, 285 Anzac Parade, Kingsford.
The final copy of the book of abstracts is available.

Sunday 28th Nov, 2010
  6:00-8:00 PM                 Opening registration/Welcome reception at Roundhouse, Courtyard Bar                 





Monday 29th Nov,2010
Computational Fluid Dynamics (Webster B)
10:00-10:20 3-D Hydrodynamics in Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory Li
10:20-10:40 Ensemble Calculations for Medium Range Weather Prediction Smith
10:40-11:00 Role of Dynamical Modes in Changing Southern Memisphere Climate J Frederiksen
11:20-11:40 A Well Balanced Scheme for the Shallow Water Wave Equations in Open Channels with Varying Width S Roberts
11:40-12:00     Comparison of Approximate Inverse Preconditioners for Fractional-Step Navier-Stokes Solvers Djanali
12:00-12:20 PM Numerical Entropy Production for Shallow Water Flows Mungkasi
12:20-12:40 PM An Implicit Finite Volume Method for Arbitrary Transport Equations Harvie
2:40-3:00 PM Inverse Method for Attribution of Climate Change Zidikheri
3:00-3:20 PM Subgrid Parameterisations for High Resolution Atmospheric Flows Kitsios
3:20-3:40 PM An Ensemble Prediction Study of the East Australian Current O'Kane
4:00-4:20 PM A Comparative Evaluation of Microfluidic Circuit Model Performance Biscombe
4:20-4:40 PM A Numerical Investigation of the Thermal Performance of a Solar Chimney Khanal
4:40-5:00 PM Effect of Non-Negligible Wall Dielectric Constant on Electroviscous Flow Berry
5:00-5:20 PM Development of the Hydrodynamic Modelling Software ANUGA Habili
Industrial Application (Webster 250)
10:00-10:20 Determining Critical Conditions for 2D Compost Piles with Air Flow via Numerical Simulations Luangwilai
10:20-10:40 Modelling of Phosphine Distribution in Vertical Grain Storage Mat Isa
10:40-11:00 Information Recovery from Near Infrared Spectra Anderssen
Computational Math (Webster 250)
11:20-11:40 Perturbation Analysis of the Flow of A Powell-Eyring Fluid Between Coaxial Cylinders Shepherd
11:40-12:00 Simulation of Multiple Obstacle Acoustic Scattering in Three Dimensions Hawkins
12:00-12:20 PM Numerical Solutions of the Stokes Equations on the Unit Sphere By Radial Basis Functions Le Gia
12:20-12:40 PM A Direct Method for Correcting Errors in Orthogonal Matrices Using Generalized Cayley Transforms Brown
2:40-3:00 PM A Projection Method for the Solution of Discrete Thin Plate Splines Stals
3:00-3:20 PM Stability Analysis of Symplectic Integrators L Song
3:20-3:40 PM An Error Estimate for Krylov Subspace Approximation to the $\varphi$ Function Matrix-Vector Product Carr
4:00-4:20 PM Circulant Embeddings for Toeplitz Covariance Matrices Nichols
4:20-4:40 PM Tangents, Adjoints and Computational Complexity in Terrestrial Carbon Modelling Enting
4:40-5:00 PM Biomechanical Behavior of a Femur Following Internal Fixation Taheri
5:00-5:20 PM Irrelevance of the Fractal Term in the Fractal Attrition Equation Kosowski
Data Analysis (Webster 251)
10:00-10:20 A Bioinformatic Application of Mutual Information Between Discrete and Continuous Variables Pardy
10:20-10:40 Estimating Components of Covariance Between Two Climate Variables Using Model Ensembles Grainger
10:40-11:00 Estimating the Inter-Month Correlation Between Rainfall and the Atmospheric Circulation C Frederiksen
Biomathematics (Webster 251)
11:20-11:40 Model Selection Procedures for High-Dimensional Genomic Data Motyer
11:40-12:00 Large-Scale Genome Simulation Model for the Australian Dairy Cattle Population J Song
12:00-12:20 PM Weighted K-Word Matches: a Sequence Comparison Tool for Proteins Jing
12:20-12:40 PM Linear Models for Endocytic Transformations from Live Cell Imaging Belward
Optimisation (Webster 251)
2:40-3:00 PM A Multigrid Approach to Visual Cortex Mapping Smith
3:00-3:20 PM Environmental-Based Production Planning Problem of Crude Palm Oil Industry under Uncertainty Mawengkang
3:20-3:40 PM Singular Arcs in Optimal Collision Avoidance Strategies for a Planar Close Proximity Encounter Tarnopolskaya
High Performance Computing (Webster 251)
4:00-4:20 PM Heterogeneous Computing and the Finite Volume Method for Simulation of Flow Through Porous Media Moroney
4:20-4:40 PM Parallel Unstructured Triangulation via Discrete Domain Decomposition Engwirda
4:40-5:00 PM 1D Combination Technique: Its Implementation and Some Comparisons to Domain Decomposition Fang
5:00-5:20 PM Comparison of Range Arithmetic Methods in Symbolic-Numeric Circuit Analysis Applications Thanigaivelan

Tuesday 30th Nov, 2010
Computational Fluid Dynamics (Webster B)
10:00-10:20 A Parametric Investigation of Natural Ventilation Flow with a Line Heat Source Hattori
10:20-10:40 The Lattice Boltzmann Method for Laminar and Turbulent Channel Flows Zecevic
10:40-11:00 Free-Surface Flow Under a Sluice Gate of an Inclined Wall from Deep Water Wiryanto
11:20-11:40 Natural Convection in a Sidewall Heated Cube Using an Immersed Boundary Method Dittko
11:40-12:00 Stability Characteristics of Conjugate Natural Convection Boundary Layers Williamson
12:00-12:20 PM Transition to Unsteady Natural Convection Flow of Water in Open Enclosures Armfield
12:20-12:40 PM Transition from Laminar to Unstable Flow by a Fin on the Sidewall of a Differentially Heated Cavity Xu
Industrial Applications (Webster B)
2:40-3:00 PM CFD Modeling of Oxygen Injection in EAF Steelmaking Alam
3:00-3:20 PM Applications of CFD Modelling in Metallurgical Process Industries Huda
3:20-3:40 PM Modelling of Oxygen Steelmaking Dogan
High Dimensional Problems (Webster B)
4:00-4:20 PM Constructing Positive Definite Circulant Embeddings in Higher Dimensions Newsam
4:20-4:40 PM Discrete (Riesz) Energy and Digital Nets Brauchart
4:40-5:00 PM Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods for Derivatives on Realized Variance of an Index under the Benchmark Approach Baldeaux
5:00-5:20 PM Rates of Convergence of Quadratures for Weighted Tensor Product Spaces on the Torus Leopardi
Optimisation (Webster 250)
10:00-10:20 Applications of $l_1$ Regularisation Prvan
10:20-10:40 Reconstruction of Signals with Non-Sparse Components via Compressed Sensing Tappenden
10:40-11:00 ... ...
Computational Math (Webster 250)
11:20-11:40 An Additive Schwarz Preconditioner for Pseudodifferential Equations Using Spherical Splines Pham
11:40-12:00 Preconditioners for Interpolation of Surface Divergence-Free Vector Fields on Spheres Le Gia
12:00-12:20 PM Use of a Preconditioner for Deflated GMRES(m, k) Method Shiroishi
12:20-12:40 PM A New Stopping Rule of the GMRES Method for Linear Discrete Ill-Posed Problems Kuroiwa
2:40-3:00 PM Inverse Sturm-Liouville Problems: Some Recent Developments Andrew
3:00-3:20 PM Projective Integration of Expensive Stochastic Processes Chen
3:20-3:40 PM CVaR-Minimising Hedging via Smooth Approximation as an Alternative to Discrete Delta-Gamma Hedging Tarnopolskaya
4:00-4:20 PM Novel Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Time-Space Fractional Diffusion Equations in Two Dimensions Yang
4:20-4:40 PM A Hybrid hp-FEM - Spectral Method for the Linearised MHD Equations in Spherical Geometries Farmer
4:40-5:00 PM Numerical Solution of a Parabolic Equation on the Sphere Using Laplace Transforms and RBFs Le Gia
5:00-5:20 PM A Finite Volume Characteristic Method for Multi-Dimensional Advection Diffusion Equations Al-Lawatia
Biomathematics (Webster 251)
10:00-10:20 Modeling Coordination Relationship in School Communities Using Markov-Based Dynamic Influence Diagram Nasution
10:20-10:40 On the Numerical Solution of the Chemical Master Equation with Sums of Rank One Tensors Hegland
10:40-11:00 Wavelet Method for Solving the Chemical Master Equation Sunkara
11:20-11:40 Computational Approaches to Modelling Chlamydia Infection Mallet
11:40-12:00 Implementation of a Hybrid Cellular Automata Model of Chlamydial Infection and Host Immune Response Bagher Oskouei
12:00-12:20 PM A Numerical Study on an Influenza Epidemic Model with Vaccination and Diffusion. Samsuzzoha
12:20-12:40 PM Study on Bird Flu Outbreak within a Poultry Farm with Host-Virus Model Delia Nova
Engineering Computations (Webster 251)
2:40-3:00 PM Analysing Instability of Combustion Waves via Evans Function Sharples
3:00-3:20 PM Wavelet Based Solution to Solve Flow and Diffusion Problems in Digital Materials Madadi
3:20-3:40 PM Finite Element Modelling of Insertion of Electrode Array into the Cochlea with Lubricant Kha
Data Analysis (Webster 251)
4:00-4:20 PM Computational Simulation of Connectivity in the Brain Using Full Diffusion Tensor from MRI Yu
4:20-4:40 PM Reconstruction with Blobby Shapes Ong
4:40-5:00 PM Modelling Banding Effect and Tag Loss for Little Penguins Using Matlab Sidhu
5:00-5:20 PM Using Matlab to Summarise Sea Temperature and Wind Data in a Survival Analysis of Little Penguins Hay

Wednesday 1st Dec, 2010
Computational Fluid Dynamics (Webster B)
10:00-10:20    A New Analytical Solution for Testing Debris Avalanche Numerical Models Mungkasi
10:20-10:40    Numerical Solution to an Ill-Posed Stefan Problem Back
10:40-11:00    Numerical Solution to the Saffman-Taylor Finger Problem with Kinetic Undercooling Regularisation Dallaston
Computational Math (Webster 250)
10:00-10:20    Solving Variational Inequalities Using Adaptive Wavelet Methods D Roberts
10:20-10:40    Numerical Study on Effects of Tsunami Based on Finite Element Method Otani
10:40-11:00    Study of River Flow Based on Finite Element Analysis and GPS-Echo-Sounder Measurement Hashentuya
Biomathematics (Webster 251)
10:00-10:20   Study on Biodegradation of Xenobiotic Polymers with Change of Microbial Population Watanabe
10:20-10:40   Parameter Estimation for a Phenomenological Model of the Cardiac Action Potential Liu
10:40-11:00   Controlled Drug Release from Polymeric Spheres Hsieh