This paper presents a new directional multilevel algorithm for solving N-body or N-point problems with highly oscillatory kernels. We address the problem by first proving that the interaction between a ball of radius r and a well-separated region has an approximate low rank representation, as long as the well-separated region belongs to a cone with a spanning angle of O(1/r) and is at a distance which is at least O(r2) away from the ball. Based on this representation, our algorithm organizes… CONTINUE READING