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Globally Convergent Parallel Algorithm for Zeros of Polynomial Systems

Morgan, Alexander P. and Watson, Layne T. (1986) Globally Convergent Parallel Algorithm for Zeros of Polynomial Systems. Technical Report TR-86-25, Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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Certain classes of nonlinear systems of equations, such as polynomial systems, have properties that make them particularly amenable to solution on distributed computing systems. Some algorithms, considered unfavorably on a single processor serial computer, may be excellent on a distributed system. This paper considers the solution of polynomial systems of equations via a globally convergent homotopy algorithm on a hypercube. Some computational results are reported.

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Subjects:Computer Science > Historical Collection(Till Dec 2001)
ID Code:32
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Deposited On:03 November 2005