A General Formula for the Numerical Differentiation of a Function

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Singh, A K and Thorpe, Graham R (1999) A General Formula for the Numerical Differentiation of a Function. RGMIA research report collection, 2 (6).


A general formula is derived of which various types of finite difference formulae for first derivatives are particular cases. Also, differentiation of the formula generates general finite difference formulae for higher derivatives.

Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/17255
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 0102 Applied Mathematics
Historical > FOR Classification > 0103 Numerical and Computational Mathematics
Current > Collections > Research Group in Mathematical Inequalities and Applications (RGMIA)
Keywords numerical differentiation, differential equation, finite difference formulae, numerical solution, Lagrange's interpolation formula
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