Recent Advances in Adaptive Computation

May 24-28, 2004

Hangzhou, P.R. China



Second Announcement     中文版   English

Schedule of the Conference

Photo of the Conference


Zhong-Ci Shi (Chairman) Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zhiming Chen Chinese Academy of Sciences
Tao Tang Hong Kong Baptist University and Chinese Academy of Sciences
Dehao Yu Chinese Academy of Sciences

Theme of Conference:

The conference will cover modern theories and practical applications of adaptive methods. The scope of this conference is to bring together both specialists and users to discuss about the state of art and the new directions of adaptive methods.

Confirmed Speakers include:

Mark Ainsworth University of Strathclyde, Scotland
Carsten Carstensen Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Zhiming Chen Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Benqi Guo University of Manitoba, Canada
Ronald H.W. Hoppe Universitaet Augsburg, Germany
Stig Larsson Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Steve W.-B. Liu University of Kent, England
Rolf Rannacher University of Heidelberg, Germany
Alfred H. Schatz Cornell University ,USA
Tao Tang Hong Kong Baptist University, China

Confirmed 30-minute Talk Speakers


The conference will be held at Mathematical Research Center of Zhejiang University in Hangzhou City which is 180 kilometers from Shanghai. An old Chinese saying declares, "There is a heaven above, Suzhou and Hangzhou below." Centuries later, Marco Polo called Hangzhou the most enchanting city in all the world. (please visit for more information about the city.)


Institute of Computational Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
International Research Team on Complex System, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Large Scale Scientific Computation Research, The Ministry of Science and Technology of China


A Contemporary Mathematics volume based on this conference will be published by American Mathematical Society.More information about the AMS's Contemporary Mathematics series can be found in the following website


The invited speakers will stay in Zhejiang Xizi Hotel. Limited rooms are still availables for other participants with conference discount (RMB 600 per day). Another conference hotel is Baihehua Hotel. Please contact for room reservation.


The conference will arrange an one-day sightseeing on May 28. We plan to visit a historical town near Hangzhou. If you wish to join the trip, please contact .


There is an airport in Hangzhou, so please book your ticket to Hangzhou directly when you make reservation. Since Hangzhou airport is not an international one, you need to make transfer at Beijing, Shanghai or Hong Kong Airport.

Local Organizing Committee :

Xinghua Wang (Chairman) Zhejiang University, China
Xiaoliang Cheng Zhejiang University, China
Danfu Han Zhejiang University, China
Hongwei Xu Zhejiang University, China
Zhenyue Zhang Zhejiang University, China

Registration Form    download(pdf)

Deadline :

1    Send the registration form and the title of your lecture before March 31, 2004.

2   Send the abstract of your lecture before March 31, 2004.

3   The local travel information will be informed before April 30, 2004.

Contact Information :

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