**Neural, Parallel &
Scientific Computations**

**Volume 8, 2000**

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CONTENTS __

Mohan K. Kadalbajoo & A.
Appaji Rao Parallel group explicit algorithms for nonlinear singular perturbation with variable mesh |
1 |

S. Chandra Sekhara Rao Parallel elimination method for
general linear systems |
15 |

S. D. Likothanassis, E. F.
Georgopoulos, & A. V. Adamopoulos Structure determination and
training of neural networks usingevolution programs |
29 |

Granino A. Korn A simple algorithm emulating ART
functionality |
49 |

Lei Xu BYY learning system and theory for
parameter estimation,data smoothing based regularization and model selection |
55 |

Willard L. Mirankar Consciousness is an information
state |
83 |

Ding Lixin and Kang Lishan Convergence properties of evolutionary algorithms under elitist strategy |
105 |

V. S. Verykios, E. N. Houstis
and J. R. Rice A knowledge discovery methodology for the performance evaluation of scientific Software |
115 |

Abdul-Majid Wazwaz The numerical solution of special eighth-order boundary value problems by the modified decomposition method |
133 |

G. D. Magoulas and M. N.
Vrahatis A class of adaptive learning rate algorithms derived by one-dimensional subminimization methods |
147 |

M. Isabel Asensio and Luis
Ferragut Total error estimates of mixed finite element methods for nonlinear reaction-diffusion equations |
169 |

M. Y. Saman and D. J. Evans UNIPAR: A software tool for parallelizing sequential programs |
191 |

Bo Zhang and D. Kannan A numerical analysis of stochastic
neural networks |
209 |

Lei Jinzhi and Guan
Keying An algorithm to judge the
integrability of second order lineardifferential equation with rational coefficients |
243 |

Emine Kurpinar The numerical determination of
coefficients of Sturm-Liouvilleoperator by the spectral invariants |
253 |

Dimitri Lefebvre and Abdellah
El Moudni Monitoring and diagnosis of
manufacturing systems byneural networks: model - based versus data - based approach |
265 |

R. P. Agarwal, H. Y. Zhou, Y.
J. Cho, and S. M. Kang Ishikawa iterative process with
mixed errors for uniformlycontinuous and strongly pseudo-contractive mappings in Banach spaces |
291 |

O. B. Efremides Distributed memory systems
performance evaluation usingsynthetic parametric workloads |
299 |

Jialin Hong and Ying
Liu Symplectic integrations of linear
discontinuous Hamiltoniansystems and an application to the numerical simulation of bounded solutions |
317 |

Marco Vianello Chebyshev-like compression of
linear and nonlinear discretedintegral operations |
327 |

M. Kokol and I. Grabec Normalized Gaussian basis function
neural networks |
355 |

Jun Zhang, Lixin Ge, and
Murli M. Gupta Fourth order compact difference
scheme for 3D convectiondiffusion equation with boundary layers on nonuniform grids |
373 |

Burkhard Lenze Hyperbolic sigma-pi neural network
operators applied toimage processing and reconstruction |
393 |

Deren Han and Hong K.
Lo A new modified extra-gradient
method for variationalinequality problems |
401 |

Rajesh Parekh, Jihoon Yang,
and Vasant Honavar An empirical comparison of the
performance of single-layeralgorithms for training threshold logic units |
415 |

Nikos Kofidis, Manos
Roumeliotis, and Miltiadis Adamopoulos Chaotic error series produced
during the recall phase by neuralmodels of chaotic attractors |
439 |

Contents |
459 |

Author Index |
463 |