Numerische Mathematik

, Volume 29, Issue 2, pp 159–171

Approximation in variationally posed eigenvalue problems

  • William G. Kolata

DOI: 10.1007/BF01390335

Cite this article as:
Kolata, W.G. Numer. Math. (1978) 29: 159. doi:10.1007/BF01390335


In this paper bounds are established for the error in Ritz-Galerkin approximation of variationally posed eigenvalue problems. For the most part these bounds are upper bounds, but lower bounds for the error are established for certain selfadjoint problems.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • William G. Kolata
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer ScienceThe American UniversityWashington, DCUSA

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