Forsythe, George E. (George Elmer) 1917
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Works:  64 works in 277 publications in 8 languages and 3,800 library holdings 

Genres:  Bibliography 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Other 
Classifications:  QA297, 519.4 
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Most widely held works about
George E Forsythe
 George and Alexandra Forsythe papers by George E Forsythe( )
 Stanford University, Dept. of Computer Science, records by Stanford University( )
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 Oral history interview with Edward Feigenbaum by Edward A Feigenbaum( )
 Oral history interview with William F. Miller by William F Miller( )
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 Oral history interview with Alexandra I. Forsythe by Alexandra I Forsythe( )
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Most widely held works by
George E Forsythe
Computer solution of linear algebraic systems by
George E Forsythe(
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33 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in 6 languages and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics of Computing  Numerical Analysis
33 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in 6 languages and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics of Computing  Numerical Analysis
Computer methods for mathematical computations by
George E Forsythe(
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20 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
20 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Finitedifference methods for partial differential equations by
George E Forsythe(
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42 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
42 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Numerical analysis and partial differential equations. Contemporary state of numerical analysis by
George E Forsythe(
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24 editions published in 1958 in 3 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
24 editions published in 1958 in 3 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dynamic meteorology by
Jörgen Holmboe(
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20 editions published between 1945 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dimensios and units; Thermodynamics of a perfect gas; Thermal properties of water substance and moist air; Hydrostatic equilibrium; Stability of hydrostatic equilibrium; The equation of motion; Horizontal flow; Wind variation along the vertical; Wind variation along the vertical in the surface layer; Machanism of pressure changes; Circulation and vorticity; Theory of waves in a zonal current
20 editions published between 1945 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dimensios and units; Thermodynamics of a perfect gas; Thermal properties of water substance and moist air; Hydrostatic equilibrium; Stability of hydrostatic equilibrium; The equation of motion; Horizontal flow; Wind variation along the vertical; Wind variation along the vertical in the surface layer; Machanism of pressure changes; Circulation and vorticity; Theory of waves in a zonal current
Bibliography of Russian mathematics books by
George E Forsythe(
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12 editions published between 1956 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1956 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Functional analysis and applied mathematics by
L. V Kantorovich(
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6 editions published between 1952 and 1979 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published between 1952 and 1979 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pitfalls in computation, or why a math book isn't enough by
George E Forsythe(
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9 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The floatingpoint number system is contrasted with the real numbers. The author then illustrates the variety of computational pitfalls a person can fall into who merely translates information gained from pure mathematics courses into computer programs. Examples include summing a Taylor series, solving a quadratic equation, solving linear algebraic systems, solving ordinary and partial differential equations, and finding polynomial zeros. It is concluded that mathematics courses should be taught with a greater awareness of automatic computation. (Author)
9 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The floatingpoint number system is contrasted with the real numbers. The author then illustrates the variety of computational pitfalls a person can fall into who merely translates information gained from pure mathematics courses into computer programs. Examples include summing a Taylor series, solving a quadratic equation, solving linear algebraic systems, solving ordinary and partial differential equations, and finding polynomial zeros. It is concluded that mathematics courses should be taught with a greater awareness of automatic computation. (Author)
Numerical methods for high speed computersa survey by
George E Forsythe(
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2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Today's computational methods of linear algebra by
Grace Forsythe(
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6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a survey of selected computational aspects of linear algebra, addressed to the nonspecialist in numerical analysis. Some current methods of solving systems of linear equations, and computing eigenvalues of symmetric and unsymmetric matrices are outlined. A bibliography containing 62 titles is included. (Author)
6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a survey of selected computational aspects of linear algebra, addressed to the nonspecialist in numerical analysis. Some current methods of solving systems of linear equations, and computing eigenvalues of symmetric and unsymmetric matrices are outlined. A bibliography containing 62 titles is included. (Author)
Four articles on numerical matrix methods(
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4 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Solución mediante computadoras de sistemas algebraicos lineales by
George E Forsythe(
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2 editions published in 1973 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1973 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theory of selected methods of finite matrix inversion and decomposition. Lectures given as part of Mathematics 136, University
of California, Los Angeles, Summer session 1951, at National Bureau of Standards, Los Angeles by
George E Forsythe(
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1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Variational study of nonlinear spline curves by
E. H Lee(
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4 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The paper is an exposition of the variational and differential properties of nonlinear spline curves, based on the EulerBernoulli theory for the bending of thin beams or elastica. For both open and closed splines through prescribed nodal points in the Euclidean plane, various types of nodal constraints are considered, and the corresponding algebraic and differential equations relating curvature, angle, arc length, and tangential force are derived in a simple manner. The results for closed splines are apparently new, and they cannot be derived by the consideration of a constrained conservative system. There is a survey of the scanty recent literature. (Author)
4 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The paper is an exposition of the variational and differential properties of nonlinear spline curves, based on the EulerBernoulli theory for the bending of thin beams or elastica. For both open and closed splines through prescribed nodal points in the Euclidean plane, various types of nodal constraints are considered, and the corresponding algebraic and differential equations relating curvature, angle, arc length, and tangential force are derived in a simple manner. The results for closed splines are apparently new, and they cannot be derived by the consideration of a constrained conservative system. There is a survey of the scanty recent literature. (Author)
Von Nuemann's comparison method for random sampling from the normal and other distributions by
George E Forsythe(
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4 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author presents a generalization he worked out in 1950 of von Neumann's method of generating random samples from the exponential distribution by comparisons of uniform random numbers on (0,1). It is shown how to generate samples from any distribution whose probability density function is piecewise both absolutely continuous and monotonic on (negative infinity, infinity). A special case delivers normal deviates at an average cost of only 4.036 uniform deviates each. This seems more efficient than the CenterTail method of Dieter and Ahrens, which uses a related, but different, method of generalizing the von Neumann idea to the normal distribution. (Author)
4 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author presents a generalization he worked out in 1950 of von Neumann's method of generating random samples from the exponential distribution by comparisons of uniform random numbers on (0,1). It is shown how to generate samples from any distribution whose probability density function is piecewise both absolutely continuous and monotonic on (negative infinity, infinity). A special case delivers normal deviates at an average cost of only 4.036 uniform deviates each. This seems more efficient than the CenterTail method of Dieter and Ahrens, which uses a related, but different, method of generalizing the von Neumann idea to the normal distribution. (Author)
The cyclic Jacobi method for computing the principal values of a complex matrix by
George E Forsythe(
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4 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Finitedifference methods for partial differential equations by
George E Forsythe(
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1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bibliographical survey of Russian mathematical monographs, 1930to 1951. Preprint by
George E Forsythe(
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3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the asymptotic directions of the sdimensional optimum gradient method by
Grace Forsythe(
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4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The optimum sgradient method for minimizing a positive definite quadratic function f(x) on E sub n has long been known to converge for s> or = 1. For these s the author studies the directions from which the iterates x sub k approach their limit, and extends to s> 1 a theory proved by Akaike for s = 1. It is shown that f(x sub k) can never converge to its minimum value faster than linearly, except in degenerate cases where it attains the minimum in one step. (Author)
4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The optimum sgradient method for minimizing a positive definite quadratic function f(x) on E sub n has long been known to converge for s> or = 1. For these s the author studies the directions from which the iterates x sub k approach their limit, and extends to s> 1 a theory proved by Akaike for s = 1. It is shown that f(x sub k) can never converge to its minimum value faster than linearly, except in degenerate cases where it attains the minimum in one step. (Author)
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Alternative Names
Forsajt, Dž.
Forsythe, G. E.
Forsythe, George 19171972
Forsythe, George E.
Forsythe, George E. b. 1917
Forsythe, George E. (George Elmer), b. 1917
Forsythe, George Elmer
Forsythe, George Elmer 1917
Forsythe, George Elmer 19171972
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Форсайт, Дж.
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