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A note on Chambers' method for finding a zero of a function

Author: M. G. Cox
Journal: Math. Comp. 26 (1972), 749-750
MSC: Primary 65H05
MathSciNet review: 0327020
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Abstract: A class of methods due to Chambers is compared with the secant method and the method of inverse quadratic interpolation.

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  • [1] Ll. G. Chambers, ``A quadratic formula for finding the root of an equation,'' Math. Comp., v. 25, 1971, pp. 305-307. MR 0295559 (45:4625)
  • [2] J. F. Traub, Iterative Methods for the Solution of Equations, Prentice-Hall Series in Automatic Computation, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1964, p. 185. MR 29 #6607. MR 0169356 (29:6607)

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Keywords: Approximation to the root of an equation
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