Selected Topics in Approximation and Computation

Selected Topics in Approximation and Computation

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This graduate text addresses the relationship between modern approximation theory and computational methods. It is a combination of expositions of basic classical methods of approximation leading to popular splines and new explicit tools of computation, including sinc methods, elliptic function methods, and positive operator approximation methods. This book will serve as a text for graduate courses in computer science and applied mathematics, and also as a reference for professionals.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 364 pages
  • 157.5 x 236.2 x 30.5mm | 748.44g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • line figures
  • 0195080599
  • 9780195080599

Review quote

The book gives an easy-to-read introduction to classical and modern questions in approximation theory. It will be very useful for students. * SIAM Review June 1997 *show more

Table of contents

1. Classical Approximation ; 2. Splines ; 3. Sinc Approximation ; 4. Explicit Sic-Like Methods ; 5. Moment Problems ; 6. n-widths and s-numbers ; 7. Optimal Approximation Methods ; 8. Applications ; Indexshow more