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 gibson:teaching:fall-2016:math753:bisection [2016/10/06 09:15]gibson gibson:teaching:fall-2016:math753:bisection [2016/10/06 09:17] (current)gibson Both sides previous revision Previous revision 2016/10/06 09:17 gibson 2016/10/06 09:15 gibson 2016/10/06 09:14 gibson created 2016/10/06 09:17 gibson 2016/10/06 09:15 gibson 2016/10/06 09:14 gibson created Line 1: Line 1: ====== Math 753/853 Bisection ====== ====== Math 753/853 Bisection ====== - A few online resources for the bisection method. + The bisection method is an algorithm for finding roots of a nonlinear equation \$f(x) = 0\$, where \$f\$ is continuous and \$x\$ is one-dimensional. Here are a few excellent ​online resources for the bisection method. * [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Bisection_method|Bisection method]], Wikipedia. Good explanation,​ provides pseudo-code,​ some great concrete examples, and error analysis. * [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Bisection_method|Bisection method]], Wikipedia. Good explanation,​ provides pseudo-code,​ some great concrete examples, and error analysis. * [[http://​mathworld.wolfram.com/​Bisection.html|Bisection]] Wolfram Alpha. Terse, gives error analysis. * [[http://​mathworld.wolfram.com/​Bisection.html|Bisection]] Wolfram Alpha. Terse, gives error analysis. * [[http://​www.sosmath.com/​calculus/​limcon/​limcon07/​limcon07.html| Bisection method]], sosmath.com. This one has a nice animation. ​ * [[http://​www.sosmath.com/​calculus/​limcon/​limcon07/​limcon07.html| Bisection method]], sosmath.com. This one has a nice animation. ​