
2013 / viii + 305 pages / Softcover / ISBN: 9781611972399 / List Price $51.00 / SIAM Member Price $35.70 / Order Code OT128
Keywords: approximation theory, numerical analysis, Chebfun, quadrature, spectral methods
Contents
Introduction
Index
Mfiles and errata
SIREV Book Review
Approximation Theory and Approximation Practice is a textbook on classical polynomial and rational approximation theory for the twentyfirst century. It is aimed at advanced undergraduates and graduate students across all of applied mathematics.
This book differs fundamentally from other works on approximation theory:
The emphasis is on topics close to numerical algorithms.
Nick Trefethen is Professor of Numerical Analysis at Oxford University and a Fellow of the Royal Society. During 2011–2012 he served as President of SIAM.
Audience
Recommended for graduate students and advanced undergraduates interested in numerical analysis or approximation theory.
ISBN: 9781611972399