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Mathematics of Computation

Published by the American Mathematical Society since 1960 (published as Mathematical Tables and other Aids to Computation 1943-1959), Mathematics of Computation is devoted to research articles of the highest quality in computational mathematics.

ISSN 1088-6842 (online) ISSN 0025-5718 (print)

The 2020 MCQ for Mathematics of Computation is 1.78.

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The determination of the Chebyshev approximating polynomial for a differentiable function
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Math. Comp. 13 (1959), 185-193 Request permission
    C. de la Vallée Poussin, Leçons sur l’Approximation des Fonctions d’une Variable Réelle, Gauthier-Villars, Paris, 1952.
  • Francis D. Murnaghan, The approximation of differentiable functions by polynomials, An. Acad. Brasil. Ci. 31 (1959), 25–29. MR 121601
  • Cecil Hastings Jr., Approximations for digital computers, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N. J., 1955. Assisted by Jeanne T. Hayward and James P. Wong, Jr. MR 0068915, DOI 10.1515/9781400875597
  • W. Barth, “Ein iterationsverfahren zur approximation durch polynome,” Zeitschrift für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik, v. 38, 1958, p. 258-260.
  • E. P. Novodvorskiĭ and I. Š. Pinsker, The process of equating maxima, Uspehi Matem. Nauk (N.S.) 6 (1951), no. 6(46), 174–181 (Russian). MR 0046400
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  • © Copyright 1959 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 13 (1959), 185-193
  • MSC: Primary 65.00
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  • MathSciNet review: 0105790