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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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Negative norm estimates and superconvergence in Galerkin methods for parabolic problems
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Math. Comp. 34 (1980), 93-113 Request permission


Negative norm error estimates for semidiscrete Galerkin-finite element methods for parabolic problems are derived from known such estimates for elliptic problems and applied to prove superconvergence of certain procedures for evaluating point values of the exact solution and its derivatives.
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  • © Copyright 1980 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 34 (1980), 93-113
  • MSC: Primary 65N15; Secondary 65N30
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  • MathSciNet review: 551292