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Thirteen ways to estimate global error. (English) Zbl 0562.65050
Various techniques that have been proposed for estimating the accumulated discretization error in the numerical solution of differential equations, particularly ordinary differential equations, are classified, described, and compared. For most of the schemes either an outline of an error analysis is given which explains why the scheme works or a weakness of the scheme is illustrated.

65L05 Numerical methods for initial value problems involving ordinary differential equations
65G50 Roundoff error
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