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2015

2015

- Roman Andreev, Christine Tobler
- Numerical Lin. Alg. with Applic.
- 2015

This paper addresses the solution of instationary parabolic evolution equations simultaneously in space and time. As a model… (More)

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2009

2009

We consider the variational problem of finding the longest closed curves of given minimal thickness on the unit sphere. After… (More)

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2008

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2008

The Cahn-Hilliard equation involves fourth-order spatial derivatives. Finite element solutions are not common because primal… (More)

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2008

2008

- Helmut Harbrecht, Reinhold Schneider, Christoph Schwab
- Numerische Mathematik
- 2008

We consider the numerical solution of elliptic boundary value problems in domains with random boundary perturbations. Assuming… (More)

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2005

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2005

In this paper a theoretical framework for the Galerkin finite element approximation to the steady state fractional advection… (More)

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2005

2005

We derive the fractional generalization of the Ginzburg-Landau equation from the variational Euler-Lagrange equation for fractal… (More)

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2000

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2000

- Michael Unser, Thierry Blu
- SIAM Review
- 2000

We extend Schoenberg’s family of polynomial splines with uniform knots to all fractional degrees α > −1. These splines, which… (More)

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1998

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1998

Abstract. The Fokker–Planck equation, or forward Kolmogorov equation, describes the evolution of the probability density for a… (More)

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1997

1997

- Karsten Große-Brauckmann, Konrad Polthier
- Experimental Mathematics
- 1997

We describe numerical experiments that suggest the existence of compact constant mean curvature surfaces. Our surfaces come in… (More)

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1984

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1984

We present in this paper a new velocity-pressure finite element for the computation of Stokes flow. We discretize the velocity… (More)

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