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A multi-level method with correction by aggregation for solving discrete elliptic problems. (English) Zbl 0615.65103
This paper studies the behavior of a multigrid method that combines Jacobi relaxation with a correction scheme based on a fixed interpolation process. The author refers to the latter as an aggregation method because interpolation is chosen without regard to the differential operator and the coarse grid correction is constructed variationally from this choice. The analysis considers only the model problem in one dimension with no numerical results reported. However, the apparent aim of this work is to show that a simple aggregation process can substantially accelerate simple iteration.
Reviewer: S.F.McCormick

65N22 Numerical solution of discretized equations for boundary value problems involving PDEs
65F10 Iterative numerical methods for linear systems
35J25 Boundary value problems for second-order elliptic equations
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