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Walter Gautschi, Volume 2: Selected Works with Commentaries - Contemporary Mathematicians (Paperback)
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Walter Gautschi, Volume 2: Selected Works with Commentaries - Contemporary Mathematicians (Paperback)

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Walter Gautschi has written extensively on topics ranging from special functions, quadrature and orthogonal polynomials to difference and differential equations, software implementations, and the history of mathematics. He is world renowned for his pioneering work in numerical analysis and constructive orthogonal polynomials, including a definitive textbook in the former, and a monograph in the latter area.

This three-volume set, Walter Gautschi: Selected Works with Commentaries, is a compilation of Gautschi's most influential papers and includes commentaries by leading experts. The work begins with a detailed biographical section and ends with a section commemorating Walter's prematurely deceased twin brother. This title will appeal to graduate students and researchers in numerical analysis, as well as to historians of science.

Selected Works with Commentaries, Vol. 1

Numerical Conditioning

Special Functions

Interpolation and Approximation

Selected Works with Commentaries, Vol. 2

Orthogonal Polynomials on the Real Line

Orthogonal Polynomials on the Semicircle

Chebyshev Quadrature

Kronrod and Other Quadratures

Gauss-type Quadrature

Selected Works with Commentaries, Vol. 3

Linear Difference Equations

Ordinary Differential Equations

Software

History and Biography

Miscellanea

Works of Werner Gautschi

Publisher: Birkhauser Boston Inc
ISBN: 9781493943906
Number of pages: 914
Weight: 2337 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201


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"In each topic it goes in two steps: first there is a part in which well known specialists comment and summarize the contributions of Gautschi each of the topics in the volume and in a second part the papers classified in this topic follow. ... In the e-book version, the chapters are downloadable separately which is of course a highly desirable feature. Libraries will find these hard copies on their shelves to be of lasting significance." (A. Bultheel, The European Mathematical Society, December, 2013)

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