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64 Numerical Analysis

Includes iteration, differential and difference equations, and numerical approximation.

Definition

Numerical Analysis – Study of approximation methods using arithmetic techniques for the solution of mathematical problems. NASA Thesaurus, Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

NASA Interest

Exhaustive Interest : All facets of numerical analysis.

 

Input Subjects of Specific Interest

  • algorithms (mathematics)
  • approximation
  • boundary value problems
  • calculus
  • collocation methods
  • computational grids
  • convergence (mathematics)
  • difference equations
  • differential equations
  • differentiation (mathematics)
  • eigenvalues/eigenvectors
  • finite difference methods
  • finite element methods
  • finite volume methods
  • fourier analysis
  • Galerkin method
  • grid refinement (mathematics)
  • harmonic analysis (mathematics)
  • integral equations
  • iteration
  • mathematical analysis
  • matrices
  • mesh refinement (mathematics)
  • multigrid methods
  • numerical analysis
  • numerical integration
  • perturbation theory (mathematics)
  • Rayleigh-Ritz method
  • Runge-Kutta method
  • spectral methods (mathematics)
  • spline functions
  • variational methods