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Error analysis of $QR$ updating with exponential windowing

Author: G. W. Stewart
Journal: Math. Comp. 59 (1992), 135-140
MSC: Primary 65F25; Secondary 65G05
MathSciNet review: 1134738
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Abstract: Exponential windowing is a widely used technique for suppressing the effects of old data as new data is added to a matrix. Specifically, given an $n \times p$ matrix ${X_n}$ and a "forgetting factor" $\beta \in (0,1)$, one works with the matrix ${\operatorname {diag}}({\beta ^{n - 1}},{\beta ^{n - 2}}, \ldots ,1){X_n}$. In this paper we examine an updating algorithm for computing the QR factorization of ${\operatorname {diag}}({\beta ^{n - 1}},{\beta ^{n - 2}}, \ldots ,1){X_n}$ and show that it is unconditionally stable in the presence of rounding errors.

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