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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.

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Proof of uniform convergence for a cell-centered AP discretization of the hyperbolic heat equation on general meshes
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by Christophe Buet, Bruno Després, Emmanuel Franck and Thomas Leroy PDF
Math. Comp. 86 (2017), 1147-1202 Request permission


We prove the uniform AP convergence on unstructured meshes in 2D of a generalization of the Gosse-Toscani 1D scheme for the hyperbolic heat equation. This scheme is also a nodal extension in 2D of the Jin-Levermore scheme for the 1D case. In 2D, the proof is performed using a new diffusion scheme.
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  • Christophe Buet
  • Affiliation: CEA, DAM, DIF, DAM Ile de France, F-91297 Arpajon Cedex, France
  • MR Author ID: 604962
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  • Bruno Després
  • Affiliation: Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France
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  • Emmanuel Franck
  • Affiliation: Inria Nancy Grand Est and IRMA Strasbourg, 7 rue René Descartes, Strasbourg, France
  • MR Author ID: 961618
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  • Thomas Leroy
  • Affiliation: CEA, DAM, DIF, DAM Ile de France, F-91297 Arpajon Cedex, France
  • MR Author ID: 1088146
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  • Received by editor(s): June 26, 2014
  • Received by editor(s) in revised form: August 8, 2014, July 9, 2015, and November 2, 2015
  • Published electronically: September 12, 2016
  • © Copyright 2016 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 86 (2017), 1147-1202
  • MSC (2010): Primary 65M08, 65M12
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  • MathSciNet review: 3614015