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A convergence criterion for a class of integration methods

Author: J. C. Butcher
Journal: Math. Comp. 26 (1972), 107-117
MSC: Primary 65L99
MathSciNet review: 0305609
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Abstract: A criterion is established for the convergence of sequences of a general type of Runge-Kutta method. The criterion is expressed in terms of ``weak convergence", a property defined in the paper.

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Keywords: Runge-Kutta methods, initial value problems, convergence
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