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A note on stability
of the Douglas splitting method

Author: Willem Hundsdorfer
Journal: Math. Comp. 67 (1998), 183-190
MSC (1991): Primary 65M06, 65M12, 65M20
MathSciNet review: 1443119
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Abstract: In this note some stability results are derived for the Douglas splitting method. The relevance of the theoretical results is tested for an advection-reaction equation.

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Willem Hundsdorfer
Affiliation: CWI, P.O. Box 94079, 1090 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Keywords: Numerical analysis, initial-boundary value problems, splitting methods
Received by editor(s): July 29, 1996
Article copyright: © Copyright 1998 American Mathematical Society

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