An Introduction to Scientific, Symbolic, and Graphical Computation

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A K Peters, Ltd., Jan 15, 1995 - Computers - 306 pages
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A down-to-earth introduction to mathematical computation, this book examines a broad array of techniques in the area from scientific to symbolic to graphical. Although targeted to students in the pure and applied sciences, mathematics, and designed to be accessible to undergraduates at all levels, having a minimum of prerequisites (essentially single-variable calculus). It also contains a variety of thought-provoking exercises and the material covered in the book is supported by Internet accessible courseware.
 

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Contents

Mathematical Computation
1
The Representation of Functions
19
Interpolation
73
Approximation and Sampling
123
Computational Integration
173
Series Approximations
219
Finding the Zeros of a Function
277
Index
299
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