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AuthorSzidarovszky, Ferenc. author
TitlePrinciples and Procedures of Numerical Analysis [electronic resource] / by Ferenc Szidarovszky, Sidney Yakowitz
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer, 1978
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Descript XII, 331 p. 1 illus. online resource


It is an incontestable fact that numerical analysis techniques are used rouยญ tinely (although not always effectively) in virtually every quantitative field of scientific endeavor. In this book, which is directed toward upper-division and graduate level students in engineering and mathematics, we have selected for discussion subjects that are traditionally found in numerical analysis texts. But our choice of methodology rejects the traditional where analysis and experience clearly warrant such a departure, and one of our primary aspirations in this work is to equip the reader with the wherewithal to apply numerical analysis thinking to nontraditional subjects. For there is a plethora of computer-oriented sciences such as optimization, statistics, and system analysis and identification that are sorely in need of methods comparable to those related here for classical numerical analysis problems. Toward uncovering for the reader the structure of numerical methods we have, for example, devoted a chapter to a metric space theory for iterยญ ative application of operators. In this chapter, we have collected those definitions and concepts of real and functional analysis that are requisite to a modern intermediate-level exposition of the principles of numerical analยญ ysis. Further, we derive the abstract theory (most notably, the contraction mapping theorem) for iteration processes


Preliminaries -- Approximation and Interpolation of Functions -- Numerical Differentiation and Integration -- General Theory for Iteration Methods -- Solution of Nonlinear Equations -- The Solution of Simultaneous Linear Equations -- The Solution of Matrix Eigenvalue Problems -- The Numerical Solution of Ordinary Differential Equations -- The Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations

Mathematics Applied mathematics Engineering mathematics Mathematics Applications of Mathematics


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