Accession Number:

ADA014058

Title:

A Class of Optimal-Order Zero-Finding Methods Using Derivative Evaluations

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.

Corporate Author:

CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

It is often necessary to find an approximation to a simple zero zeta of a function f , using evaluations of f and f . In this paper the author considers some methods which are efficient if f is easier to evaluate than f . Examples of such functions are given.

Subject Categories:

  • Numerical Mathematics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE