Accession Number : ADA301304

Title :   Adaptive Procedure for Approximating Functions by Continuous Piecewise Polynomials.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : MARYLAND UNIV COLLEGE PARK INST FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Chen, Qi ; Babuska, Ivo

PDF Url : ADA301304

Report Date : JUL 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : We consider the problem of approximating function in a general domain in one and two dimensions using piecewise polynomial interpolation. We propose an error estimator and show how to adaptively determine the interpolation degree. Numerical examples are given. (AN)

Descriptors :   *POLYNOMIALS, *INTERPOLATION, ALGORITHMS, OPTIMIZATION, COMPUTATIONS, TWO DIMENSIONAL, FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS, ONE DIMENSIONAL, APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), ERRORS, ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS, NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES, LAGRANGIAN FUNCTIONS.

Subject Categories : Numerical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE