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dc.contributor.author Halfant, Matthew en_US
dc.contributor.author Sussman, Gerald Jay en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-10-04T14:37:13Z
dc.date.available 2004-10-04T14:37:13Z
dc.date.issued 1987-10-01 en_US
dc.identifier.other AIM-997 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/6060
dc.description.abstract We illustrate how the liberal use of high-order procedural abstractions and infinite streams helps us to express some of the vocabulary and methods of numerical analysis. We develop a software toolbox encapsulating the technique of Richardson extrapolation, and we apply these tools to the problems of numerical integration and differentiation. By separating the idea of Richardson extrapolation from its use in particular circumstances, we indicate how numerical programs can be written that exhibit the structure of the ideas from which they are formed. en_US
dc.format.extent 19 p. en_US
dc.format.extent 2040493 bytes
dc.format.extent 819246 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/postscript
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries AIM-997 en_US
dc.subject SCHEME en_US
dc.subject abstraction en_US
dc.subject programming methodology en_US
dc.subject Richardsonsextrapolation en_US
dc.subject LISP en_US
dc.title Abstraction in Numerical Methods en_US


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