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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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Analysis of a multilevel iterative method for nonlinear finite element equations
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by Randolph E. Bank and Donald J. Rose PDF
Math. Comp. 39 (1982), 453-465 Request permission


The multilevel iterative technique is a powerful technique for solving the systems of equations associated with discretized partial differential equations. We describe how this technique can be combined with a globally convergent approximate Newton method to solve nonlinear partial differential equations. We show that asymptotically only one Newton iteration per level is required; thus the complexity for linear and nonlinear problems is essentially equal.
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  • © Copyright 1982 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 39 (1982), 453-465
  • MSC: Primary 65N30; Secondary 65H10
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  • MathSciNet review: 669639