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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.

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The 2020 MCQ for Mathematics of Computation is 1.78.

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Methods and applications of power series
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Math. Comp. 20 (1966), 46-52 Request permission
    R. D. Richtmyer, Detached-Shock Calculations by Power Series, I, A.E.C. Research and Development Report, NYU-7973, New York University, Courant Inst, of Math. Sci., 1957. R. Courant & D. Hilbert, Methoden der mathematischen Physik, Vols. I (2nd ed.), II, Springer, Berlin, 1931, 1937; English transl., Vols. I (2nd ed.), II, Interscience, New York, 1953, 1962. MR 5, 97; MR 13, 800; MR 16, 426; MR 25 #4216.
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  • © Copyright 1966 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 20 (1966), 46-52
  • MSC: Primary 65.60; Secondary 65.65
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