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**1966** by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .

Written in English

- Approximation theory.

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 179-184.

Statement | [by] G.G. Lorentz. |

Series | Athena series: selected topics in mathematics |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA221 .L6 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | ix, 188 p. |

Number of Pages | 188 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5983867M |

LC Control Number | 66013296 |

Special interest is given to linear approximation methods (1) yielding, on some class of functions, the least upper bound of the best approximation by the subspace $ \mathfrak N _ {N} $. Such a property for the classes $ W ^ { r } K $, $ r = 1, 2 \dots $ with a specific choice of the $ \lambda _ {k} ^ {(n)} $, applies to sums of the form (3). There is a related class of approximation questions that involves the interpolation or fitting of a set of data points by an approximating function. In this type of situation, you should use the built ‐ in functions Fit, InterpolatingPolynomial, and Interpolation. For more information, see "Numerical Operations on Data".

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