**14 may 2018 - 15 may 2018**

Lyon, France

Matrices that arise from a large range of problems in mathematics, physics, engineering etc. typically display a characteristic structure, such as sparsity patterns or a rank structure (e.g., quasi*semi-separable, Toeplitz-like etc.). Exploiting this structure is the key to the design of more efficient algorithms.
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The study of structured matrices is an interdisciplinary field that places itself at a crossroads between symbolic computation (uni- and multivariate polynomial computation, matrix polynomials...), numerical linear algebra (solution of linear systems, classical and generalized eigenvalue problems, functions of matrices...), and more generally all applications that involve structured problems.

*The conference aims to provide an opportunity for researchers from several fields to present their results, exchange ideas, develop and improve collaborations.*

**Organizers:**
Paola Boito, Claude-Pierre Jeannerod, Simone Naldi, Vincent Neiger, Tristan Vaccon, Gilles Villard.

**Speakers:**
JosÃ© Henrique de Morais Goulart, Stefano Massei, Bernard Mourrain, FranÃ§oise Tisseur, Lloyd N. Trefethen.