Appendix A

Convergence Acceleration

Dirk Laurie


More than any other branch of numerical analysis,
convergence acceleration is an experimental science.
The researcher applies the algorithm
and looks at the results to assess their worth.

                                            ―from p. 230

A.1 The Numerical Use of Sequences and Series · A.2 Avoiding Extrapolation · A.3 An Example of Convergence Acceleration · A.4 A Selection of Extrapolation Methods · A.5 Practical Issues


Other Material

This is a web page for the book:

Folkmar Bornemann, Dirk Laurie, Stan Wagon, Jörg Waldvogel: The SIAM 100-Digit Challenge, A Study in High-Accuracy Numerical Computing. Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), Philadelphia, 2004.

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