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Nonlinear Equations

  • Walter Gander
  • Martin J. Gander
  • Felix Kwok
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Part of the Texts in Computational Science and Engineering book series (TCSE, volume 11)

Abstract

Solving a nonlinear equation in one variable means: given a continuous function f on the interval [a, b], we wish to find a value \( {s} \in [a, b]\) such that f(s) = 0. Such a value s is called a zero or root of the function f or a solution of the equation f(x) = 0.

Keywords

Nonlinear Equation Point Form Quadratic Convergence Point Iteration Decimal Digit 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Gander
    • 1
  • Martin J. Gander
    • 2
  • Felix Kwok
    • 2
  1. 1.Departement InformatikETH ZürichZürichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Section de MathématiquesUniversité de GenèveGenèveSwitzerland

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