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Some nonstandard error analysis of discontinuous Galerkin methods for elliptic problems

  • Thirupathi GudiEmail author


An a priori error analysis of discontinuous Galerkin methods for a general elliptic problem is derived under a mild elliptic regularity assumption on the solution. This is accomplished by using some techniques from a posteriori error analysis. The model problem is assumed to satisfy a Gårding type inequality. Optimal order L 2 norm a priori error estimates are derived for an adjoint consistent interior penalty method.


Finite element Discontinuous Galerkin Error estimate 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

65N30 65N15 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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