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Mathematics of Computation
Mathematics of Computation
ISSN 1088-6842(online) ISSN 0025-5718(print)

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Journal: Math. Comp. 66 (1997), 1751-1763
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-97-00910-1
PII: S 0025-5718(97)00910-1
Review copyright: © Copyright 1997 American Mathematical Society
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Lectures on finite precision computations, by Françoise Chaitin-Chatelin and Valérie Frayssé
Additional book information: Software, Environments and Tools, SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 1996, ix + 235 pp., (softcover) $44.50.
MSC (1991): Primary 65-02, 65G05

Reviewed by: Hans J. Stetter



Accuracy and stability of numerical algorithms, by Nicholas J. Higham
Additional book information: SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 1995, xxv + 688 pp., $39.00.
MSC (1991): Primary 65F05, 65G05, 65F10, 65F35

Reviewed by: Charles Van Loan
Affiliation: Department of Computer Science Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853



Algorithms for elliptic problems: Efficient sequential and parallel solvers, by Marián Vajtersic
Additional book information: Mathematics and Its Applications (East European Series), Vol. 58, Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1993, xviii + 292 pp., $152.00/Dfl.240.
MSC (1991): Primary 65N06, 65-04

Reviewed by: Michael Holst
Affiliation: Applied Mathematics 217-50 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA 91125



Integral equations: Theory and numerical treatment, by Wolfgang Hackbusch
Additional book information: International Series of Numerical Mathematics, Vol 120, Birkhäuser, Basel, 1995, xiv + 359 pp., $79.50.
MSC (1991): Primary 65-00, 65-01

Reviewed by: Frank Stenger



A practical guide to pseudospectral methods, by Bengt Fornberg
Additional book information: Cambridge Monographs on Applied and Computational Mathematics, Cambridge Univ. Press, New York, NY, 1996, x + 231 pp., (hardcover) $54.95.
MSC (1991): Primary 41A05, 41A10, 42A15, 65D05, 65M70, 65T10

Reviewed by: Chi-Wang Shu



Numerical solution of initial-value problems in differential-algebraic equations, by S. L. Campbell K. E. Brenan and L. R. Petzold
Additional book information: Classics in Applied Mathematics, Vol. 14, SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 1996, x + 256 pp., (softcover) $29.50.
MSC (1991): Primary 65Lxx, 65L06

Reviewed by: R. Mattheij
Affiliation: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven P. O. Box 513 5600 MB Eindhoven The Netherlands



Linear and nonlinear conjugate gradient-related methods, edited by Loyce Adams and J. L. Nazareth
Additional book information: edited by Loyce Adams and J. L. Nazareth, SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 1996, xvi + 164 pp., (softcover) $32.00.
MSC (1991): Primary 65F10, 65K10

Reviewed by: Stephen J. Wright



Numerical methods for least squares problems, by Åke Björck
Additional book information: SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 1996, xiii + 408 pp., (softcover) $47.50.
MSC (1991): Primary 65K10

Reviewed by: Thomas F. Coleman
Affiliation: Department of Computer Science Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853



Number-theoretic function products, by R. G. Buschman
Additional book information: Buschman, Langlois, OR, 1996, vi +69 pp., (vinyl cover, spiral bound) $12.50.
MSC (1991): Primary 11-00

Reviewed by: Lars B. Wahlbin