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On the conditional equivalence of two starting methods for the second algorithm of Remez

Author: R. E. Huddleston
Journal: Math. Comp. 28 (1974), 569-572
MSC: Primary 65D15
MathSciNet review: 0341804
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Abstract: In computing best min-max rational approximations by the second algorithm of Remez (which is an iterative procedure), one must provide a starting approximation. A method proposed by Ralston and one by Werner are shown to be equivalent under reasonable conditions.

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Keywords: Approximation by rational functions, min-max rational approximations, Remez algorithm, starting procedures for min-max rational approximations
Article copyright: © Copyright 1974 American Mathematical Society