Selected Topics in Approximation and Computation by Marek Kowalski

Selected Topics in Approximation and Computation

byMarek Kowalski, Christopher Sikorski, Frank Stenger

Hardcover | August 1, 1995

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Selected Topics in Approximation and Computation addresses the relationship between modern approximation theory and computational methods. The text 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. It also provides an excellent summary of worst case analysis in information based complexity. It relates optimal computational methods with the theory of s-numbers and n-widths. It can serve as a textfor senior-graduate courses in computer science and applied mathematics, and also as a reference for professionals.

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Marek Kowalski is at University of Warsaw.

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Title:Selected Topics in Approximation and ComputationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 9.49 × 6.38 × 1.06 inPublished:August 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195080599

ISBN - 13:9780195080599

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Table of Contents

1. Classical Approximation2. Splines3. Sinc Approximation4. Explicit Sic-Like Methods5. Moment Problems6. n-Widths and s-Numbers7. Optimal Approximation Methods8. ApplicationsIndex

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"This book covers basic results of approximation theory. It contains also new developments in the theory of moments and Sinc approximation, n-widths, s-numbers and the relationship of these to computational algorithms .... This important book can be of great interest to graduate students andresearchers in approximation, constructive function theory and numerical methods." --Zentralblatt fur Mathematik und ihre Grenzgebiete