# Acta Numerica 1995: Volume 4 (v. 4) by Arieh Iserles Posted by By Arieh Iserles

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Acta Numerica 1995: Volume 4 (v. 4)

Acta Numerica has confirmed itself because the major discussion board for the presentation of definitive reports of numerical research issues. Highlights of this year's factor comprise articles on sequential quadratic programming, mesh adaption, unfastened boundary difficulties, and particle tools in continuum computations.

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Similarly for t− . Proof. Let tn → t+ . It suffices to show that φ(tn ) is Cauchy. 46) tm where M = max[t0 ,t+ ]×C f (t, x) < ∞. 11. Let I(t0 ,x0 ) = (T− (t0 , x0 ), T+ (t0 , x0 )) the maximal interval of existence of a solution starting at x(t0 ) = x0 . If T+ = T+ (t0 , x0 ) < ∞, then the solution must leave every compact set C with [t0 , T+ ) × C ⊂ U as t approaches T+ . In particular, if U = R × Rn , the solution must tend to infinity as t approaches T+ . 36 2. Initial value problems Now we come to the proof of our anticipated result.

It remains to show it holds for n provided it holds for n − 1. But this follows from Kλn ◦ Kλ (x) − Kηn ◦ Kη (x) ≤ Kλn ◦ Kλ (x) − Kλn ◦ Kη (x) + Kλn ◦ Kη (x) − Kηn ◦ Kη (x) ≤ θ1 Kλ (x) − Kη (x) + Kλn ◦ Kη (x) − Kηn ◦ Kη (x) . 15. In particular, choosing λj = (λj , . . ,λ) which is precisely x(λ). Hence limj→∞ xnj+l = x(λ) for every 0 ≤ l ≤ n−1 implying limj→∞ xj = x(λ). Now we are ready to apply these results to integral equations. However, the proofs require some results from integration theory which I state first.

62) t ∈ [t0 , t0 + T0 ]. 63) xh − K(xh ) j=0 and taking n → ∞ we finally obtain xh − φ ≤ T0 LM eLT0 h, Thus we have a simple numerical method for computing solutions plus an error estimate. , by performing each step using two step sizes h and h2 . If the difference between the two results becomes too big, the step size is reduced and the last step is repeated. Of course the Euler algorithm is not the most effective one available today. Usually one takes more terms in the Taylor expansion and approximates all differentials by their difference quotients.