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Chapter 11. Internals (Series, Rationals and Continued Fractions, Root Finding, Function Minimization, Testing and Development Tools)

Table of Contents

Utilities & internals
Series Evaluation
Continued Fraction Evaluation
Polynomial and Rational Function Evaluation
Root Finding With Derivatives: Newton-Raphson, Halley & Schroeder
Root Finding Without Derivatives: Bisection, Bracket and TOMS748
Locating Function Minima: Brent's algorithm
Testing and Development
Minimax Approximations and the Remez Algorithm
Relative Error and Testing
Graphing, Profiling, and Generating Test Data for Special Functions