Gene H Golub (1932-2007)

Gene Golub memorial gathering at Tel Aviv University
February 29, 2008

10am - 2pm


This event is part of the Gene Golub Around the World celebration. Gene Golub's friends and colleagues will gather around the globe on Friday February 29, 2008, the date that would have been his 19th birthday, to mourn his passing and celebrate his life.  Other sites holding events on this day include Stanford, Adelaide, Canberra, Hong Kong, Leuven, Oxford, Pisa, Tripolis, Dartmouth, Linkצping, Waterloo and Urbana-Champaign.

The event will take place in: Tel Aviv University, Schreiber (Math) Building,  Room 309.

10:00 - 10:30 - Gathering
10:30 - 12:30 - Lectures session
  A review of Gene's  major contributions to the field of Matrix Computation, Ofer Levi, Ben Gurion-University.
  Gene's research related to PageRank and PageRank's ill-conditioning, Hilel Tal-Ezer, Tel-Aviv Jaffa College.
  PageRank computation by vector extrapolation methods, Avraham Sidi, the Technion.
12:30 - 14:00 - Lunch + Personal tributes from Gene’s friends and colleagues (in the Lev Cafeteria).

Nira Dyn, Tel Aviv University
Miki Elad, the Technion
Ofer Levi, Ben-Gurion University.

If you would like to take part in the event please contact Ofer Levi at