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Mathematics of Computation

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Finite-difference approximations to singular Sturm-Liouville eigenvalue problems
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by G. W. Reddien PDF
Math. Comp. 30 (1976), 278-282 Request permission


A modification of the central-difference method is given which greatly improves the convergence when applied to a certain class of singular eigenvalue problems, including the Klein-Gordon equation. The singularity given special treatment is at the finite end.
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  • © Copyright 1976 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 30 (1976), 278-282
  • MSC: Primary 65L15
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  • MathSciNet review: 0403235