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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)

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Some stable methods for calculating inertia and solving symmetric linear systems
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by James R. Bunch and Linda Kaufman PDF
Math. Comp. 31 (1977), 163-179 Request permission


Several decompositions of symmetric matrices for calculating inertia and solving systems of linear equations are discussed. New partial pivoting strategies for decomposing symmetric matrices are introduced and analyzed.
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  • © Copyright 1977 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 31 (1977), 163-179
  • MSC: Primary 65F05
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  • MathSciNet review: 0428694