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Semidiscrete least-squares methods for a parabolic boundary value problem


Authors: James H. Bramble and Vidar Thomée
Journal: Math. Comp. 26 (1972), 633-648
MSC: Primary 65N10
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1972-0349038-4
MathSciNet review: 0349038
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Abstract: In this paper some approximate methods for solving the initial-boundary value problem for the heat equation in a cylinder under homogeneous boundary conditions are analyzed. The methods consist in discretizing with respect to time and solving approximately the resulting elliptic problem for fixed time by least squares methods. The approximate solutions will belong to a finite-dimensional subspace of functions in space which will not be required to satisfy the homogeneous boundary conditions.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1972-0349038-4
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