A new error analysis for a cubic spline approximate solution of a class of Volterra integro-differential equations

Authors:
Joseph A. Guzek and Gene A. Kemper

Journal:
Math. Comp. **27** (1973), 563-570

MSC:
Primary 65R05

MathSciNet review:
0337044

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Abstract: In this paper a third-order numerical method is considered which utilizes a twice continuously differentiable third degree spline to approximate the solution of

*a*,

*b*]. The error analysis uses a technique usually associated with linear multistep methods.

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DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1973-0337044-6

Keywords:
Volterra integro-differential equations,
spline approximation

Article copyright:
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American Mathematical Society