, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 9-19
Date: 23 Oct 2007

Computing Numerically with Functions Instead of Numbers

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Symbolic computation with functions of a real variable suffers from combinatorial explosion of memory and computation time. The alternative chebfun system for such computations is described, based on Chebyshev expansions and barycentric interpolation.

For Richard Brent on his 60th birthday