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## Iterative Methods for Solving Linear Systems (Softcover)"For a course in matrix iterations, this is just the right book. It is wide ranging, careful about details, and appealingly written—a major addition to the literature in this important area." — Nick Trefethen, Oxford University Computing Laboratory, England ## $46.59 |

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This is Volume 17 in the **Frontiers in Applied Mathematics** series by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

From the back cover: “Much recent research has concentrated on the efficient solution of large sparse or structured linear systems using iterative methods. A language loaded with acronyms for a thousand different algorithms has developed, and it is often difficult even for specialists to identify the basic principles involved. Several questions are emphasized throughout: Does the method converge? If so, how fast? Is it optimal, among a certain class? If not, can it be shown to be near optimal? The answers are presented clearly, when they are known, and remaining important open questions are laid out for further study.”

**BRIEF CONTENTS**

- List of Algorithms
- Preface
- Chapter 1. Introduction
- I. Krylov Subspace Approximations
- Chapter 2. Some Iteratin Methods
- Chapter 3. Error Bounds for CG, MINRES, and GMRES
- Chapter 4. Effects of Finite Precision Arithmetic
- Chapter 5. BiCG and Related Methods
- Chapter 6. Is There a Short Recurrence for a Near-Optimal Approximation?
- Chapter 7. Miscellaneous Issues
- II. Preconditioners
- Chapter 8. Overview and Preconditioned Algorithms
- Chapter 9. Two example Problems
- Chapter 10. Comparison of Preconditioners
- Chapter 11. Incomplete Decompositions
- Chapter 12. Multigrid and Domain Decomposition Methods
- References
- Index

The author states in the Preface, “The material should be accessible to anyone with graduate-level knowledge of linear algebra and some experience with numerical computing.”

## Details

- SKU:
- 2311
- Subject:
- Applied Mathematics
- Author:
- Greenbaum, Anne
- Publisher:
- Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
- Publish Date:
- 1997 (First Printing)
- Format:
- Softcover
- Weight (pounds):
- 0.93
- Dimensions (W”xL”xH”):
- 6.8″x9.95″x0.5″
- ISBN-13:
- 9780898713961
- ISBN-10:
- 089871396X
- Grade Level:
- Graduate
- Series:
- Frontiers in Applied Mathematics from SIAM

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