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Mathematics of Computation

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Correction of Sturm-Liouville eigenvalue estimates
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The error in the Sturm-Liouville eigenvalue estimates obtained by replacing the coefficient function with a piecewise constant interpolate is not uniform. In this paper we present a method for correcting these estimates to obtain a uniform approximation of all eigenvalues.
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  • © Copyright 1982 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 39 (1982), 415-420
  • MSC: Primary 65L15
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  • MathSciNet review: 669636