Curriculum Vitæ

Name: Elisabeth Larsson
Date of birth: December 30, 1971
Family situation: Married 2000, three children, born 2003, 2005, and 2007

Contact information

Elisabeth Larsson
Uppsala University
Dept. of Information Technology
Scientific Computing
Box 337, SE-751 05 Uppsala, SWEDEN

Elisabeth.Larsson@it.uu.se

Degrees

Appointments

Research Interests

Thesis

E. Larsson, Domain Decomposition and Preconditioned Iterative Methods for the Helmholtz Equation, Ph.D. thesis, Dept. of Information Technology, Uppsala Univ., Uppsala, Sweden, 2000.

Refereed journal publications

  1. K. Otto and E. Larsson, Iterative solution of the Helmholtz equation by a second-order method, SIAM J. Matrix Anal. Appl., 21 (1999), pp. 209-229.
  2. E. Larsson, A domain decomposition method for the Helmholtz equation in a multilayer domain, SIAM J. Sci. Comput., 20 (1999), pp. 1713-1731.
  3. E. Larsson and L. Abrahamsson, Helmholtz and parabolic equation solutions to a benchmark problem in ocean acoustics, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 113 (2003), pp. 2446-2454.
  4. E. Larsson and S. Holmgren, Parallel solution of the Helmholtz equation in a multilayer domain , BIT, 43 (2003), pp. 387-411.
  5. E. Larsson and B. Fornberg, A numerical study of some radial basis function based solution methods for elliptic PDEs, Computers and Mathematics with Applications, 46 (2003), pp. 891-902.
  6. B. Fornberg, G. Wright, and E. Larsson, Some observations regarding interpolants in the limit of flat radial basis functions, Computers and Mathematics with Applications, 47 (2004), pp. 37-55.
  7. E. Larsson and B. Fornberg, Theoretical and computational aspects of multivariate interpolation with increasingly flat radial basis functions , Computers and Mathematics with Applications, 49 (2005), pp. 103-130.
  8. B. Fornberg, E. Larsson, and G. Wright, A new class of oscillatory radial basis functions, Computers and Mathematics with Applications, 51 (2006), pp. 1209-1222.
  9. U. Pettersson, E. Larsson, G. Marcusson, and J. Persson, Improved radial basis function methods for multi-dimensional option pricing, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 222 (2008), pp. 82-93.
  10. E. Larsson, K. Åhlander, and A. Hall, Multi-dimensional option pricing using radial basis functions and the generalized Fourier transform, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 222 (2008), pp. 175-192.
  11. M.D. Buhmann, S. Dinew, and E. Larsson, A note on radial basis function interpolant limits, IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis, 30 (2009), pp. 543-554.
  12. B. Fornberg, E. Larsson, and N. Flyer, Stable computations with Gaussian radial basis functions SIAM J. Sci. Comput., 33 (2011), pp. 869-892.
  13. E. Larsson, S. Pålsson, J. Rantakokko, L. von Sydow, M. Thuné, Gender-aware course reform in Scientific Computing, Int. J. Engrg. Edu., 29 (2013), pp. 403-414.
  14. E. Larsson, E. Lehto, A. Heryudono, and B. Fornberg, Stable computation of differentiation matrices and scattered node stencils based on Gaussian radial basis functions, SIAM J. Sci. Comput., 35 (2013), pp. A2096-A2119.
  15. K. Kormann and E. Larsson A Galerkin Radial Basis Function Method for the Schrödinger Equation, SIAM J. Sci. Comput., 35 (2013), pp. A2832-A2855. (pdf)
  16. M. Tillenius, E. Larsson, R. M. Badia, and X. Martorell, Resource-aware task scheduling, ACM Trans. Embedd. Comput. Syst. 14 (2015), pp. 5:1-25.
  17. A. Safdari-Vaighani, A. Heryudono, and E. Larsson, A radial basis function partition of unity collocation method for convection-diffusion equations arising in financial applications, J. Sci. Comput., 64 (2015), pp. 341-367. (pdf)
  18. M. Tillenius, E. Larsson, E. Lehto, and N. Flyer, A scalable RBF-FD method for atmospheric flow, J. Comp. Phys., 298 (2015), pp. 406-422.
  19. L. von Sydow, L. J. Höök, E. Larsson, E. Lindström, S. Milovanović, J. Persson, V. Shcherbakov, Y. Shpolyanskiy, S. Sirén, J. Toivanen, J. Waldén, M. Wiktorsson, J. Levesley, J. Li, C. W. Oosterlee, M. J. Ruijter, A. Toropov, Y. Zhao, BENCHOP-The BENCHmarking project in Option Pricing Int. J. Comput. Math., 92 (2015), pp. 2361-2379.
  20. A. Heryudono, E. Larsson, A. Ramage, and L. von Sydow, Preconditioning for radial basis function partition of unity methods, J. Sci. Comput., 67 (2015), pp. 1089-1109.
  21. V. Shcherbakov and E. Larsson, Radial basis function partition of unity methods for pricing vanilla basket options, Comput. Math. Appl. 71 (2016), pp. 185-200.
  22. M. Kowalewski, E. Larsson, and A. Heryudono, An adaptive interpolation scheme for molecular potential energy surfaces, J. Chem. Phys., 145 (2016). Preprint arXiv:1605.09751 [physics.chem-ph], 2016.
  23. E. Larsson, V. Shcherbakov, A. Heryudono, A least squares radial basis function partition of unity method for solving PDEs, SIAM J. Sci. Comp., 39 (2017), pp. A2538-A2563. (pdf)
  24. A. Safdari-Vaighani, E. Larsson, A. Heryudono, Radial basis function methods for the Rosenau equation and other higher order PDEs, J. Sci. Comp., 75 (2018), pp. 1555-1580.
  25. J. Amani Rad, J. Höök, E. Larsson, and L. von Sydow, Forward deterministic pricing of options using Gaussian radial basis functions, J. Comput. Sci., (2018).
  26. L. von Sydow, S. Milovanović, E. Larsson, K. In 't Hout, M. Wiktorsson, C.W. Oosterlee, V. Shcherbakov, M. Wyns, A. Leitao, S. Jain, T. Haentjens, and J. Waldén, BENCHOP-SLV: The BENCHmarking project in Option Pricing - Stochastic and Local Volatility problems, Int. J. Comput. Math., (2018), 20 pp.

Refereed conference publications

  1. U. Pettersson, E. Larsson, G. Marcusson, and J. Persson, Option pricing using radial basis functions, Proceedings of ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Meshless Methods, Lisbon, July 11-14, 2005, pp. C24.1-C24.6.
  2. K. Otto and E. Larsson, A flexible solver of the Helmholtz equation for layered media, Proceedings of ECCOMAS CFD Conference 2006, Delft, The Netherlands, 8 pp.
  3. M. Tillenius and E. Larsson, An efficient task-based approach for solving the n-body problem on multicore architectures, PARA 2010: State of the Art in Scientific and Parallel Computing, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, 2010, 4 pp.
  4. K. Ljungkvist, M. Tillenius, S. Holmgren, M. Karlsson, and E. Larsson, Early results using hardware transactional memory for high-performance computing applications, in Proc. 3rd Swedish Workshop on Multi-Core Computing, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, 2010, pp. 93-97.
  5. K. Ljungkvist, M. Tillenius, D. Black-Schaffer, S. Holmgren, M. Karlsson, and E. Larsson, Using hardware transactional memory for high-performance computing, in Proc. 25th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing Workshops and PhD Forum (Workshop on Multi-Threaded Architectures and Applications), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, 2011, pp. 1660-1667.
  6. K. Kormann and E. Larsson, Radial basis functions for the time-dependent Schrödinger equation, ICNAAM 2011, Halkidiki, Greece, September 19-25, 2011, 4 pp.
  7. A. Zafari, M. Tillenius, E. Larsson, Programming models based on data versioning for dependency-aware task-based parallelisation, in Proc. 15th International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, IEEE, 2012, pp. 275-280.
  8. M. Tillenius, E. Larsson, R. M. Badia, X. Martorell, Resource-aware task scheduling, in Proc. 4th Workshop on Parallel Programming and Run-Time Management Techniques for Many-core Architectures (PARMA), HiPEAC, Berlin, 2013, 6 pp.
  9. E. Larsson, S. Gomes, A. Heryudono, and A. Safdari-Vaigahni, Radial basis function methods in computational finance, in Proc. CMMSE 13, Almería, Spain, 2013, 12 pp.
  10. M. Tillenius, E. Larsson, E. Lehto, and N. Flyer, A task parallel implementation of a scattered node stencil-based solver for the shallow water equations, in Proc. 6th Swedish Workshop on Multi-Core Computing, Halmstad University, Halmstad, Sweden, 2013, pp. 33-36.
  11. F. Bernal, A.R.H. Heryudono, E. Larsson, Numerical solution of the viscous flow past a cylinder with a non-global yet spectrally convergent meshless collocation method, in M. Bittencourt, N. Dumont, J. Hesthaven (eds) Spectral and High Order Methods for Partial Differential Equations ICOSAHOM 2016. Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering, 119 (2017), Springer, Cham, pp. 495-507.

Software

Other publications

Technical reports and preprints

  1. E. Larsson and S. Holmgren, A parallel domain decomposition method for the Helmholtz equation, Report No. 2000-006, Dept. of Information Technology, Uppsala Univ., Uppsala, Sweden, 2000. (Overlaps with article 4.)
  2. B. Fornberg, E. Larsson, and N. Flyer, Stable computations with Gaussian radial basis functions in 2-D , Report No. 2009-020, Dept. of Information Technology, Uppsala Univ., Uppsala, Sweden, 2009. (Overlaps with article 12.)
  3. E. Sundkvist and E. Larsson, Implementation of a Collocated Boundary Element Method for Acoustic Wave Propagation in Multilayered Fluid Media, Report No. 2011-016, Dept. of Information Technology, Uppsala Univ., Uppsala, Sweden, 2011.
  4. A. Heryudono and E. Larsson, FEM-RBF: A geometrically flexible, efficient numerical solution technique for partial differential equations with mixed regularity,Marie Curie FP7 Technical Report, August 16 2012.
  5. A. Zafari, E. Larsson and M. Tillenius, DuctTeip: A Task-Based Parallel Programming Framework for Distributed Memory Architectures Report No. 2016-010, Dept. of Information Technology, Uppsala Univ., Uppsala, Sweden, 2016.
  6. A. Zafari, E. Larsson, M. Righero, M. A. Francavilla, G. Giordanengo, F. Vipiana, and G. Vecchi, Task Parallel Implementation of a Solver for Electromagnetic Scattering Problems Report No. 2016-015, Dept. of Information Technology, Uppsala Univ., Uppsala, Sweden, 2016.
  7. A. Safdari-Vaighani, E.Larsson, and A. Heryudono, Radial basis function methods for the Rosenau equation and other higher order PDEs, arXiv:1705.05737 [math.NA], 2017.

Invited conference presentations and seminars

2000

  1. 2000 SIAM Annual Meeting, July 10-14, 2000, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. (Minisymposium on "Preconditioning for flow and wave-propagation problems".)
  2. Dept. of Mathematics, Linköpings universitet, Linköping, Sweden, June 13, 2000.

2004

  1. Sixth World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM VI), September 6-10, 2004, Beijing, China. (Minisymposium on "RBF-based meshfree methods".)
  2. Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany, November 22, 2004.
  3. Institute for Numerical and Applied Mathematics, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany, November 23, 2004.

2006

  1. 7th International Conference on Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods in Scientific Computing (MCQMC 2006), August 14-18, 2006, Ulm, Germany. (Minisymposium on "Mesh-free methods for high dimensional problems).
  2. National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, CO, USA, August 31, 2006.
  3. Dept. of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA, September 1, 2006.
  4. School of Computer Science and Communications, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, November 15, 2006.

2008

  1. Inspirational career talk, FMB career day, May 13, 2008.
  2. Workshop on Positive Definite Functions in Numerical Analysis and Statistics, September 18-20, 2008, Göttingen, Germany.

2009

  1. 23rd Biennial Conference on Numerical Analysis, June 23-26, 2009, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
  2. ENUMATH 2009 - The eighth European Conference on Numerical Mathematics and Advanced Applications, June 29-July 3, Uppsala, Sweden. (Advanced techniques in radial basis function approximation for PDEs)
  3. 2nd Dolomites Workshop on Constructive Approximation and Applications, September 4-9, 2009, Alba di Canazei, Italy. (Session on meshfree methods.)

2010

  1. International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences, Mar 28-Apr 1, 2010, Las Vegas, NV, USA.
  2. Mini-workshop in PDE: theory, applications and numerics, Nov 26, 2010, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden.

2011

  1. Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden, Sep 26, 2011 (seminar).

2012

  1. AMS Spring Western Section Meeting, Honolulu, Mar 3-4, 2012 (invited special session).
  2. Birckbeck, University of London, Mar 28, 2012 (seminar).
  3. Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Jul 20, 2012 (seminar).
  4. 3rd Dolomites Workshop on Constructive Approximation and Applications, Alba di Canazei, Italy, Sep 9-14, 2012 (invited special session).
  5. UPMARC Workshop on Task-Based Parallel Programming, Uppsala, Sep 28, 2012 (local workshop).
  6. University of Nova Gorica, Oct 29, 2012 (seminar).

2013

  1. Actuarial Mathematics Workshop, University of Leicester, UK, Mar 19, 2013 (invited speaker).
  2. Fourteenth International Conference in Approximation Theory, San Antonio, TX, Apr 7-10, 2013 (invited minisymposium).
  3. International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering, Almería, Spain, Jun 24-27, 2013 (invited minisymposium).
  4. Workshop in Computational and Mathematical Finance, Oct 8, 2013 (local workshop).
  5. Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, November 15, 2013 (seminar).

2014

  1. Mathematical and Numerical Modeling in Finance, Institute Mittag-Leffler, Stockholm, Sweden, June 9-11, 2014 (invited presentation).
  2. International Conference on Spectral and High Order Methods (ICOSAHOM), Salt Lake City, UT, USA, Jun 23-27, 2014 (invited minisymposium).
  3. Oslo-Uppsala Workshop on Scientific Computing Software, Simula Research Laboratory, Oslo, Norway, Sep 17, 2014 (invited presentation).
  4. KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Oct 16, 2014 (seminar).
  5. Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Oct 22, 2014 (seminar).
  6. SIAM Conference on Financial Mathematics and Engineering, Chicago, IL, USA, Nov 13-15, 2014 (invited minisymposium).

2015

  1. SIAM Conference on Computational Science & Engineering, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, Mar 14-18, 2015 (invited minisymposium).
  2. Lund University, Lund, Sweden, April 14, 2015 (seminar).
  3. 26th Biennial Numerical Analysis Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Jun 23-26, 2015 (invited minisymposium).
  4. Dolomites Research Week on Approximation, Alba di Canazei, Italy, Sep 2015 (invited speaker).

2016

  1. Numerical Methods for Quantum Dynamics, Uppsala Feb 11, 2016 (local workshop).
  2. International Conference on Multivariate Approximation, Schloss Rauischholzhausen, Gießen, Germany, Mar 31-Apr 5, 2016 (invited speaker).
  3. SIAM Conference On Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing, Paris, France, April 12-15, 2016 (invited minisymposium).
  4. 15th International Conference on Approximation Theory, San Antonio, Texas, USA, May 22-25, 2016 (invited speaker).
  5. 4th Dolomite Workshop on Constructuve Approximation and Applications, Alba di Canazei, Italy, September 8-13, 2016 (invited speaker).

2017

  1. Numerical methods for PDEs and their applications, Institute Mittag-Leffler, Stockholm, Sweden, May 29-June 2, 2017 (invited presentation).

Contributed conference presentations

  1. 1996 Copper Mountain Conference on Iterative Methods, April 9-13, 1996, Copper Mountain, CO, USA.
  2. Tenth International Conference on Domain Decomposition Methods, August 10-14, 1997, Boulder, CO, USA.
  3. Fourth International Conference on Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Wave Propagation, June 1-5, 1998, Golden, CO, USA.
  4. EPSRC VIII-th Summer School in Numerical Analysis, July 5-10, 1998, Leicester, UK.
  5. ICTCA '99, Fourth International Conference on Theoretical and Computational Acoustics, May 10-14, 1999, Stazione Marittima, Trieste, Italy.
  6. Twelfth International Conference on Domain Decomposition Methods , October 25-29, 1999, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan.
  7. The Oxford-Uppsala Numerical Analysis Day, November 26, 1999, Oxford, UK.
  8. Sixth Copper Mountain Conference on Iterative Methods, April 3-7, 2000, Copper Mountain, CO, USA.
  9. ICTCA 2001, Fifth International Conference on Theoretical and Computational Acoustics , May 21-25, 2001, Beijing, China.
  10. Householder Symposium XV, June 17-21, 2002, Peebles, Scotland.
  11. International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering, June 4-8, 2004, Uppsala, Sweden.
  12. 1st Dolomites Workshop on Constructive Approximation and Applications, September 8-12, 2006, Alba di Canazei, Italy.
  13. CBMS 2011 Radial Basis Functions: Mathematical Developments and Applications, June 20-24, 2011, UMass Dartmouth, MA, USA.
  14. International Conference on Scientific Computing, S. Margherita di Pula, Sardinia, Italy, October 10-14, 2011.
  15. SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing, Portland, OR, USA, Feb 18-21, 2014.
  16. SIAM Conference on Financial Mathematics & Engineering, Austin, TX, USA, November 17-19, 2016.

Conference and workshop participation

  1. IMA Conference on Linear Algebra and Its Applications, July 10-12 1995, Manchester, UK.
  2. Workshop on Iterative Methods, June 10-13, 1996, which was a part of the "International Linear Algebra Year" activities at CERFACS, Toulouse, France.
  3. Summer school on Multilevel preconditioning methods with parallel implementation aspects and applications in Scientific Computing, May 19-26, 1997, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
  4. Second Swedish Workshop on Multi-Core Computing, MCC09, November 26-27, 2009, Uppsala, Sweden.
  5. Para 2010: State of the Art in Scientific and Parallel Computing, June 6-9, 2010, Reykjavík, Iceland.
  6. Third Swedish Workshop on Multi-Core Computing - MCC'10, November 18-19, 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  7. Fourth Swedish Workshop on Multi-Core Computing, MCC-2011, November 23-25, 2011, Linköping, Sweden.
  8. Fifth Swedish Workshop on Multi-Core Computing, MCC-2012, November 22-23, 2012, KTH/SICS, Sweden.
  9. HiPEAC 2013, Berlin, germany, Jan 21-23, 2013.
  10. Sixth Swedish Workshop on Multi-Core Computing, MCC13, November 25-26, 2013, Halmstad, Sweden.

Program committee participation

  1. Second Swedish Workshop on Multi-Core Computing, MCC09, November 26-27, 2009, Uppsala, Sweden (PC member).
  2. Complex modeling, Convergence and Uncertainty Quantification, 4-5 June 2012, Uppsala (Program chair).
  3. 15th IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Cyprus, Dec 5-7, 2012 (Program Vice-Chair).
  4. Euro-Par 2014, Aug 25-29, 2014, Porto, Portugal (PC member).
  5. CIM Workshop on Mathematics and Medicine, Nov 6-7, 2014, Uppsala (Program chair).
  6. CIM Workshop on Machine Learning, Oct 8-9. 2015, Uppsala (Program chair).

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