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This volume represents the refereed proceedings of the Eighth International C- ference on Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods in Scienti c Computing, which was held at the University of Montréal, from 6–11 July, 2008. It contains a limited selection of articles based on presentations made at the conference. The program was arranged with the help of an international committee consisting of: Ronald Cools, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Luc Devroye, McGill University Henri Faure, CNRS Marseille Paul Glasserman, Columbia University Peter W. Glynn, Stanford University Stefan Heinrich, University of Kaiserslautern Fred J. Hickernell, Illinois Institute of Technology Aneta Karaivanova, Bulgarian Academy of Science Alexander Keller, mental images GmbH, Berlin Adam Kolkiewicz, University of Waterloo Frances Y. Kuo, University of New South Wales Christian Lécot, Université de Savoie, Chambéry Pierre L’Ecuyer, Université de Montréal (Chair and organizer) Jun Liu, Harvard University Peter Mathé, Weierstrass Institute Berlin Makoto Matsumoto, Hiroshima University Thomas Müller-Gronbach, Otto von Guericke Universität Harald Niederreiter, National University of Singapore Art B. Owen, Stanford University Gilles Pagès, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6) Klaus Ritter, TU Darmstadt Karl Sabelfeld, Weierstrass Institute Berlin Wolfgang Ch. Schmid, University of Salzburg Ian H. Sloan, University of New South Wales Jerome Spanier, University of California, Irvine Bruno Tuf n, IRISA-INRIA, Rennes Henryk Wozniak ´ owski, Columbia University. v vi Preface The local arrangements (program production, publicity, web site, registration, social events, etc.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Markov chain - Monte Carlo - Quasi-Monte Carlo - algorithms - calculus - complexity - numerical integration - simulation - statistics