Accession Number : AD0770598

Title :   Expected Pivot Size in Gauss Elimination.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY WILLIAMSBURG VA DEPT OF MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s) : Poole,William G. , Jr

Report Date : OCT 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : A simple analysis of the expected size of pivot elements in Gauss elimination using partial and complete pivoting is given. The analysis supports the empirical observation that complete pivoting typically does not yield significantly more accurate results. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Matrices(Mathematics), Computations

Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE