On the mean iteration

Authors:
J. M. Borwein and P. B. Borwein

Journal:
Math. Comp. **53** (1989), 311-326

MSC:
Primary 30D05; Secondary 33A25

MathSciNet review:
968148

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Abstract: The iterative process

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