Boundary value problems for the laplacian in the Euclidean space solved by symbolic computation

  • F. Brackx
  • H. Serras
Applications And Systems
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 378)


By means of the symbolic manipulation language REDUCE, a complete set of harmonic polynomials in Euclidean space is constructed. The method relies on the theory of monogenic functions defined in ℝn+1 and taking values in a Clifford algebra An. An approximate solution for the Dirichlet and Neumann problems in the form of a harmonic polynomial may be obtained. The method is applied to solying a Dirichlet problem in a cube.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Brackx
    • 1
  • H. Serras
    • 1
  1. 1.Seminar of Mathematical AnalysisState University of GhentGentBelgium

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