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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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Boundedness of dispersive difference schemes
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by Donald Estep, Michael Loss and Jeffrey Rauch PDF
Math. Comp. 55 (1990), 55-87 Request permission


The pointwise behavior of dispersive difference schemes for the simple wave equation in one dimension is analyzed. If the initial data are in certain Besov spaces, the scheme is shown to be pointwise unbounded. Boundedness is shown when the initial data are of bounded variation.
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  • © Copyright 1990 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 55 (1990), 55-87
  • MSC: Primary 65M12
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  • MathSciNet review: 1023047