Livinus Ugochukwu Uko

Born: ; place: Nigeria

B.Sc. University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria ; M.Sc. University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

Ph.D. (1990) University of Milan, Milan, Italy
thesis:

: Associate Professor of Mathematics; Departamento de Matemáticas; Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales ; Universidad de Antioquia COLOMBIA

personal or universal URL:
email: uko@matematicas.udea.edu.co

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT:

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Informal talks on recreational mathematics at Universities and High Schools;
Interviews on radio, television and the print media (in Colombia) on recreational mathematics;

Member of the official University ping-pong team at the University of Antioquia, Colombia (1999-2001) and the University of North Fluminense, Brazil (2001-present).

RESEARCH GRANTS

Third World Academy of Sciences Research Grant (1994 -- 1995):
Computer assisted studies on the iterative solution of variational inequalities.

RESEARCH

Numerical Analysis, Functional Analysis, Optimization, Recreational Mathematics. Dr. Uko has published 34 papers and books. Inaddition, he has many technical reports. A complete list can be pbtained from Dr. Uko.

Selected Books

L.U. Uko (2000). Mathematics for Leisure (Spanish: Matematicas Amenas). Editorial Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia (ISBN: 958-655-089-3; Maths. Reviews 2001e:00003)

Selected Papers

  1. Uko, Livinus U.; Adeyeye, John O. Generalized Newton iterative methods for nonlinear operator equations. Nonlinear Stud. 8 (2001), no. 4, 465--477
  2. Uko, Livinus U. Error bounds for the generalized Newton method. J. Nigerian Math. Soc. 18 (1999), 1--9.
  3. Uko, Livinus Ugochukwu Matemáticas amenas. (Spanish) [Recreational mathematics] Interés General. [General Interest] Editorial Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, 2000. xii+128 pp. ISBN: 958-655-416-3 00A08
  4. Uko, Livinus U. A generalized truncation method for multivalued parabolic problems. J. Math. Soc. Japan 50 (1998), no. 3, 719--735.
  5. Uko, Livinus U. Strongly nonlinear generalized equations. J. Math. Anal. Appl. 220 (1998), no. 1, 65--76.
  6. Uko, Livinus U. The generalized Newton's method and its applications. Proceedings of the UMA Symposium (Porto-Novo, 1993). Afrika Mat. (3) 2 (1993), 53--59.
  7. Uko, Livinus U. Parabolic variational inequalities and the proximal correction method. Afrika Mat. (3) 3 (1994), 97--111. 49J40 (49K20)
  8. Uko, Livinus U. Generalized equations and the generalized Newton method. Math. Programming 73 (1996), no. 3, Ser. A, 251--268.
  9. Uko, Livinus U. The numerical solution of finite-dimensional variational inequalities. Special issue in honour of Professor Chike Obi. J. Nigerian Math. Soc. 11 (1992), no. 1, 49--63.
  10. Uko, Livinus Ugochukwu The generalized Newton's method and variational inequalities. Boll. Un. Mat. Ital. A (7) 9 (1995), no. 3, 429--437.
  11. Uko, L. U. On the computation of linearly constrained stationary points. J. Optim. Theory Appl. 81 (1994), no. 2, 407--420. 90C30
  12. Uko, Livinus U. Magic squares and magic formulae. Math. Sci. 18 (1993), no. 2, 67--72. 05B30
  13. Uko, Livinus Ugochukwu Remarks on the generalized Newton method. Math. Programming 59 (1993), no. 3, Ser. A, 405--412.
  14. Uko, Livinus U. On a class of general strongly nonlinear quasivariational inequalities. Riv. Mat. Pura Appl. No. 11 (1992), 47--55.
  15. Uko, Livinus U. The proximal correction method for discretization of parabolic variational inequalities. J. Nigerian Math. Soc. 9 (1990), 33--48.
  16. Uko, Livinus Ugochukwu The generalized Newton's method. J. Nigerian Math. Soc. 10 (1991), 55--64.
  17. Uko, Livinus U. On a class of magic squares. J. Nigerian Math. Soc. 14/15 (1995/96), 1--9. 05B15
  18. Uko, Livinus U. Newton's method and generalized equations. Directions in mathematics (Ibadan, 1997), 115--130, Y-Books, Ibadan, 1999. 90C48 (47J25 65J20)
  19. Uko, Livinus U. On the computation of linearly constrained stationary points. Proceedings of the UMA Symposium (Porto-Novo, 1993). Afrika Mat. (3) 2 (1993), 61--66. 90C30 (65J10 65K05)

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