Nick Trefethen Essays

Inverse Yogiisms
(Notices AMS, Dec. 2016)

Surprises of the Faraday Cage
(SIAM News, JulyAug. 2016)

Review of The Princeton Companion to Applied Mathematics
(SIAM Review, Sept. 2015)

Why have SIAM journal papers grown so long?
(SIAM News, Aug. 2015)

Review of Wegert's Visual Complex Functions
(SIAM Review, Dec. 2013)

GH Hardy, Applied Mathematician
(SIAM News, Apr. 2008)
 Numerical analysis
(Princeton
Companion to Mathematics, 2008)
 Gene Golub obituary
(Nature, 13 Dec. 2007)
 Ten digit algorithms
(Mitchell Lecture, Dundee, June 2005)
 An American at Oxford
(Oxford Magazine, May 2003)
 Predictions for scientific computing 50 years from now
(Mathematics Today, 2000)
 Maxims about numerical mathematics, computers, science,
and life
(SIAM News, Jan/Feb 1998)
 The
definition of numerical analysis
(SIAM News, Nov 1992)
SIAM News President's columns:
 Jan/Feb 2011: On transitions, traditions, and a mathematical trend
 March 2011: Data mining: 100 feet of SIAM journals
 April 2011: Conditions at the pure/applied boundary
 May 2011: For the prize of a pizza
 June 2011: Let's have some letters to the editor!
 July/Aug 2011: A new paper from every conference?
 Sept 2011: Seeing new connections
 Oct 2011: A couple of steps removed from weather prediction
 Nov 2011: What's in a name?
 Dec 2011: Favorite eigenvalue problems
 Jan/Feb 2012: Parallel progressions
 March 2012: Distracting digits
 April 2012: Culture change in store for SIAM journals
 May 2012: Discrete or continuous?
 June 2012: What lasts?
 July/Aug 2012: Nutty about writing
 Sept 2012: A talent for making things happen
 Oct 2012: What's so special about complex variables?
 Nov 2012: The smart money's on numerical analysis
 Dec 2012: Refelections on a SIAM presidency
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