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The linear two-point boundary-value problem on an infinite interval

Author: T. N. Robertson
Journal: Math. Comp. 25 (1971), 475-481
MSC: Primary 65L10
MathSciNet review: 0303742
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Abstract: A numerical method, using finite-difference approximations to the second-order differential equation, is given which tests the suitability of the finite point chosen to represent infinity before computing the numerical solution. The theory is illustrated with examples and suggestions for further applications of the method are presented.

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Keywords: Two-point boundary-value problem, second-order linear differential equation, finite-difference approximation, condition at infinity
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