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Published
**1967**
by Springer-Verlag in Berlin
.

Written in English

- Approximation,
- Approximation, Théorie de l",
- Funktion (Mathematik)

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Gunter Meinardus ; translated by Larry L. Schumaker |

Series | Springer tracts in natural philosophy -- 13, Springer tracts in natural philosophy -- 13. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA221 M4313 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | viii, 198 p. |

Number of Pages | 198 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL27017750M |

ISBN 10 | 0387039856, 3540039856 |

ISBN 10 | 9780387039855, 9783540039853 |

LC Control Number | 67021464 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 299479134 |

The Journal of Approximation Theory is devoted to advances in pure and applied approximation theory and related areas. These areas include, among others: • Classical approximation • Abstract approximation • Constructive approximation • Degree of approximation • Fourier expansions • Interpolation of operators • General orthogonal. This book gives a self-contained, complete introduction into this subject. It concentrates on truly meshless methods such as radial basis functions, moving least squares, and partitions of unity. The book starts with an overview on typical applications of scattered data approximation, coming from surface reconstruction, fluid-structure Cited by:

Orthogonal functions 1 Function approximation: Fourier, Chebyshev, Lagrange ¾Orthogonal functions ¾Fourier Series ¾Discrete Fourier Series ¾Fourier Transform: properties ¾Chebyshev polynomials ¾Convolution ¾DFT and FFT Scope: Understanding where the Fourier Transform comes from. Moving from the continuous to the discrete world. TheFile Size: KB. This is a good introduction to approximation theory, but not a good first book on approximation theory. The standard topics are covered: uniform approximation, least squares approximation, polynomial and spline interpolation, and approximation and /5(3).

Approximation of Functions In this Chapter, we will look at various ways of approximating functions from a given set of discrete data points. Interpolation is a method for constructing a function f(x) that ﬁts a known set of data points (xk,yk), i.e. a method for constructing new data points within the range of a discrete set of known data. I am reviewing and documenting a software application (part of a supply chain system) which implements an approximation of a Normal Distribution function; the original documentation mentions the same/similar formula quoted here $$\phi(x) = {1\over \sqrt{2\pi}}\int_{-\infty}^x e^{-{1\over 2} x^2} \ dx$$.

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