A Collocation Method for Initial Value Problems of Second-Order ODEs by Using Laguerre Functions
Jian-Ping Yan 1, Ben-Yu Guo 2*1 Department of Mathematics, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai, 200234, P. R. China; and Guangdong University of Finance, 510521.
2 Department of Mathematics, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai, 200234, P. R. China; Scientific Computing Key Laboratory of Shanghai Universities; and Division of Computational Science of E-institute of Shanghai Universities.
Received 9 June 2010; Accepted (in revised version) 16 November 2010
We propose a collocation method for solving initial value problems of second-order ODEs by using modified Laguerre functions. This new process provides global numerical solutions. Numerical results demonstrate the efficiency of the proposed algorithm.AMS subject classifications: 65L05, 41A30
Key words: Laguerre-Gauss collocation method using modified Laguerre functions, initial value problems of second-order ODEs.
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