Practical asymptotics (Introduction to Special Issue)

H.K. Kuiken

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    Abstract

    The term practical asymptotics is explained. It is argued that many practical problems are amenable to and will benefit from the asymptotic approach. Fifteen papers by authors who are active in a wide range of disciplines demonstrate this. It is argued that the teaching of asymptotic methods should remain an integral part of any sophisticated numerics curriculum, raising it far above the level of mere number crunching.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-2
    JournalJournal of Engineering Mathematics
    Volume39
    Issue number1-4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2001

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