Introduction to Approximation Theory (AMS Chelsea Publishing No. 317 2nd Revised edition)

Introduction to Approximation Theory (AMS Chelsea Publishing No. 317 2nd Revised edition)

By: E. W. Cheney (author)Hardback

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Contents

Introduction: 1 Examples and prospectus 2 Metric spaces 3 Normed linear spaces 4 Inner-product spaces 5 Convexity 6 Existence and unicity of best approximations 7 Convex functions The Tchebycheff Solution of Inconsistent Linear Equations: 1 Introduction 2 Systems of equations with one unknown 3 Characterization of the solution 4 The special case 5 Polya's algorithm 6 The ascent algorithm 7 The descent algorithm 8 Convex programming Tchebycheff Approximation by Polynomials and Other Linear Families: 1 Introduction 2 Interpolation 3 The Weierstrass theorem 4 General linear families 5 the unicity problem 6 Discretization errors: General theory 7 Discretization: Algebraic polynomials. The inequalities of Markoff and Bernstein 8 Algorithms Least-squares Approximation and Related Topics: 1 Introduction 2 Orthogonal systems of polynomials 3 Convergence of orthogonal expansions 4 Approximation by series of Tchebycheff polynomials 5 Discrete least-squares approximation 6 The Jackson theorems Rational Approximation: 1 Introduction 2 Existence of best rational approximations 3 The characterization of best approximations 4 Unicity; Continuity of best-approximation operators 5 Algorithms 6 Pade Approximation and its generalizations 7 Continued fractions Some Additional Topics: 1 The Stone approximation theorem 2 The Muntz theorem 3 The converses of the Jackson theorems 4 Polygonal approximation and bases in $C[a, b]$ 5 The Kharshiladze-Lozinski theorems 6 Approximation in the mean Notes References Index.

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  • publication date: 15/10/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780821813744
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 259
  • ID: 9780821813744
  • weight: 551
  • ISBN10: 0821813749
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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