Accuracy Verification Methods, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9400775814
  • ISBN-13: 9789400775817
  • DDC: 518
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 355 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The importance of accuracy verification methods was understood at the very beginning of the development of numerical analysis. Recent decades have seen a rapid growth of results related to adaptive numerical methods and a posteriori estimates. However, in this important area there often exists a noticeable gap between mathematicians creating the theory and researchers developing applied algorithms that could be used in engineering and scientific computations for guaranteed and efficient error control. The goals of the book are to (1) give a transparent explanation of the underlying mathematical theory in a style accessible not only to advanced numerical analysts but also to engineers and students; (2) present detailed step-by-step algorithms that follow from a theory; (3) discuss their advantages and drawbacks, areas of applicability, give recommendations and examples.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Errors Arising in Computer Simulation Methods.
2: Indicators of Errors for Approximate Solutions of Differential Equations.
3: Guaranteed Error Bounds I.
4: Guaranteed Error Bounds II.
5: Errors Generated by Uncertain Data.
6: Overview of Other Results and Open Problems.
Appendix A: Mathematical Background.
Appendix B: Boundary Value Problems.
Appendix C: A Priori Verification of Accuracy.