Problems in the numerical approximation of functions.
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Problems in the numerical approximation of functions. by Kyriakos J. Spyropoulos

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Thesis (D. Phil.) - New University of Ulster, 1973.

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Pagination138p.
Number of Pages138
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Open LibraryOL13873104M

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