Jornadas ALN 2019

5th ALAMA Workshop: Numerical Linear Algebra

València (Spain), June 17th-19th 2019

Workshop NLA 2019

Venue: Universitat Politècnica de València, Nexus building (6G on the map), Room 2.9.

Organized by: ALAMA Network and Universitat Politècnica de València.

Funding: MICINN (Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades: Project MTM2017-90682-REDT) and Universitat Politècnica de València.

Local Organizing Committee: José Mas (, Cristina Corral ( and José Marín (

Scientific Committee: José Mas ( and Fernando de Terán Vergara (

Registration: to access the registration form go to the following link. In case of any incident or doubt, please send an email to The fee includes the attendance to the workshop; coffe breaks and Monday lunch. The fees are:

Registration Until May, 31th From July, 1th
Normal 80 € 100 €
Reduced* 40 € 50 €
*The reduced fee applies to students (PhD or master) as well as to retired members of the ALAMA network. Any of these conditions should be proved during the registration process.

Reinbursement policy. Due to the registration cost, only the 70% of the fee can be reinbursed in case attendance is not possible.

Scholarships for graduate students: These scholarships are only available for graduate students that belong to the ALAMA network. Go to the Spanish version of this page for more details.

Lunch and dinner: Lunch of Monday will be in a restaurant very close to the venue and its included in the registration fee. The social dinner on Monday will be held in a restaurante in the city of València and will be announced as soon as possible with a nice menu (the price is 30€), that can be booked during the registration process. Please let us know of any special food restrictions (vegetarian, vegan, celiac, etc) during the registration process. If you are interested in attending the social dinner we strongly recommend you to book it at this moment, since the number of seats is limited.


The 5th ALAMA Workshop will focus on Numerical Linear Algebra, covering recent research in this area: eingenvalue problems, linear systems, graphs, sign regular matrices, and software for some of these problems.


Monday June, 17th

  • 09:00-09:30 Registry and Welcome
  • 09:30-11:30 Froilán Dopico (Universidad Carlos III, Madrid):
        "Polynomial, rational and nonlinear eigenvalue problems and their solution via linearizations"
  • 11:30-12:00 Coffee Break
  • 12:00-14:00 Luca Bergamaschi (Università degli Studi di Padova, Italia):
        “Recent advances in low-rank updates of preconditioners: applications to nonlinear systems, eigenvalue problems and sequences of shifted linear systems
  • 14:00-16:00 Lunch
  • 16:00-18:00 Ernesto Estrada (Universidad de Zaragoza):
        “Matrix Functions for Graphs and Networks: A Tour d'Horizon”.
  • 18:00-18:30 Coffee Break
  • 18:30-20:30 José Román (Universitat Politècnica de València):
        "A survey of software for numerical linear algebra"
  • 21:30 Social dinner: in "La marítima" restaurant, at the Veles e Vents building in the Valencia Port (location).

Tuesday June, 18th

  • 09:00-11:00 Juan Manuel Peña (Universidad de Zaragoza):
        "Accurate computations for some classes of matrices"
  • 11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
  • 11:30-13:30 Pedro Alonso (Universidad de Oviedo):
        “Almost strictly sign regular matrices: some recent achievements
  • 13:30 Closing