**Neural, Parallel &
Scientific Computations**

**Volume 18, 2010**

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CONTENTS __

Zvi
Retchkiman KaonigsbergModeling, Analysis and Timetable Design Of a Helicopter Maintenance
Process Based on Timed Event Petri Nets and Max-plus Algebra |
1 |

Grigoris I. Kalogeropoulos, Athanasios D. Karageorgos, Marilena Mitrouli,
and Athanasios A. PantelousRank Properties of a Sequence of Block Bidiagonal Toeplitz Matrices |
13 |

Sunil Prakash, Xiaosheng Gao
and T. S. SrivatsanA Computational Analysis to Assess the Influence of Specimen Geometry on
Cleavage Fracture Toughness of Metallic Materials |
33 |

Mostafa I.
Soliman and Ghada Y. Abozaid FastCrypto: Parallel AES Pipelines Extension for General-Purpose
Processors |
47 |

Mostafa I.
Soliman and Abdulmajid F. Al-Junaid Codevelopment of Multi-Level Instruction Set Architecture and Hardware for an Efficient Matrix Processor |
59 |

Justin B. Munyakazi and Kailash
C. PatidarHigher Order Numerical Methods For Singularly Perturbed Elliptic
Problems |
75 |

N. Kumaresan Optimal Control for Stochastic Linear Quadratic Singular Takagi-Sugeno
Fuzzy System Using Ant Colony Programming |
89 |

John R. Graef, Seshadev Padhi,
and Shilpee Srivastava Dynamics of a Fishing Model |
109 |

S. Chandra Sekhara Rao and Mukesh Kumar
A Uniformly Convergent Exponential Spline Difference Scheme for
Singularly Perturbed Reaction_diffusion Problems |
121 |

Eihab B. M, Bashier and Kailash C. Patidar
An Almost Second Order Fitted Mesh Numerical Method for a Singularly
Perturbed Delay Parabolic Partial Differential Equation |
137 |

S. Chandra Sekhara Rao and S. KumarA Robust Numerical Method for Singularly Perturbed Semilinear
Convection_diffusion Problems |
155 |

Vikas Gupta and Mohan K. Kadalbajoo
Numerical Approximation of Modified Burgers’ Equation via Hybrid Finite
Difference Scheme on Layer_adaptive Mesh |
167 |

Lawrence F. ShampineWeighted Quadrature by Change of Variable |
195 |

Mohan K. Kadalbajoo and Kailash C. Patidar
Variable Mesh Spline Approximation Method for Solving Singularly
Perturbed Turning Point Problems Having Interior Layer |
207 |

Vit Dolejsi and Hans_Gäorg RoosBDF-FEM for Parabolic Singularly Perturbed Problems with Exponential
Layers on Layer_adapted Meshes in Space |
221 |

Kailash C. Patidar A New Class of Fitted Mesh Finite Element Method For
Convection_diffusion_reaction Problems |
237 |

Matthew Hardy and Igor BoglaevParallel Monotone Domain Decomposition Algorithms for Nonlinear
Singularly Perturbed Reaction-diffusion Problems of Parabolic Type |
253 |

G. S. Ladde and Ling Wu
Development of Nonlinear Stochastic Models by Using Stock Price Data and
Basic Statistics |
269 |

Kumer Pial Das
A Stochastic Approach to the Bonus-Malus System |
283 |

Haodan
Jiang, Xiaosheng Gao and T. S. Srivatsan A Cohesive Zone Model for Studying Crack Growth in Materials and
Structures |
291 |

A. A. Pantelous, A. A. Zimbidis, and G. I. Kalogeropoulos A Theoretic Stochastic Dynamic Control Approach for
The Lending Rate Policy |
307 |

Andrzej Korzeniowski and G. S. Ladde Random Networks with Interacting Nodes |
333 |

Antonio Ballarin
and Simona Gervasi On the Forecasting Abilities of a Time Varying Autoadapting Algorithm |
343 |

R. S.
Owor, K. F. Dajani, and Z. Okonkwo Simulating Convoluted Digital Watermarking Hidden Message Algorithms
Using Quantized Index Modulated Bezier and Hermite Splines |
357 |

E. E.
Escultura Superstring Interactions and Computation |
365 |

O’neil Lynch , K.
M Ramachandran, W. Kim Applications of Penalized Mixture Distributions to Microarray Data
Analysis |
371 |

J. E. L.
Piriyakumar and M. Vasuky On the Level of Convergence of Sequence of Fuzzy Random Variables |
385 |

K. Dajani,
R. Owor, and Z. Okonkwo The Relevance of Quantum Cryptography in Modern Networking Systems |
391 |

Irina Bashkirtseva and Lev Ryashko Synthesis of Stochastic Attractors for Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and
Controlling Chaos |
401 |

Mohan K. Kadalbajoo and Vikas Gupta
Hybrid Finite Difference Methods for Solving Modified Burgers and
Burgers_Huxley Equations |
409 |

R. B. Khandeparkar Pretrigonometric and Prehyperbolic Functions via Laplace Transforms |
423 |

Lev Ryashko and Irina Bashkirtseva Analysis of Stochastic Attractors for Population Dynamical Systems with
Environmental Noise |
433 |

James S. Sochacki Polynomial Odes – Examples, Solutions, Properties |
441 |

Wei Wan and Yuanyuan Peng Numerical Solution of Differential Game Models |
451 |

Stephen Wollman A Deterministic Particle Method for the Vlasov_Maxwell_Fokker_Planck
System In Two Dimensions |
461 |

Syamal K. Sen and Juan F. AvilaParameter a Versus Number of Iterations in Karmarkar’s Algorithm for Lp |
471 |

Syamal K. Sen and Suja RamakrishnanConcise Algorithm for Linear Programs in Matlab: Monotonic Convergence,
Basic Variables, Boundedness |
479 |

Syamal K. Sen and Gholam Ali Shaykhian Exhaustive Versus Randomized Searches for Nonlinear Optimization in 21st
Century Computing: Solar Application |
487 |

Content of Volume 18 |
499 |

Author Index |
503 |