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Unformatted text preview: large as n becomes large is to consider the error term for polynomial interpolation = + + = n i i n n x x n f x P x f ) 1 ( ) ( )! 1 ( ) ( ) ( ) ( . As n , it can be shown that ) ( ) ( x P x f n (at some points x in [ 1, 1] ). Note: if the points of interpolation are not constrained to be equally spaced, then it is possible to choose the points of interpolation x i so that ) ( ) ( lim x f x P n n = . However, there is no known rule that indicates how to choose appropriate points of interpolation x i to guarantee such convergence of the interpolating polynomials for arbitrary continuous functions ) ( x f ....
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2010 for the course CSC 349A taught by Professor Olesky during the Spring '08 term at University of Victoria.
- Spring '08
- Computer Science