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A recursive approach to local mesh refinement in two and three dimensions. (English) Zbl 0823.65119
This paper discusses the newest vertex strategy for local refinement in two dimensions. Based on a similar bisection strategy, a recursive algorithm for local refinement of tetrahedral meshes in three dimensions is described. The paper also outlines simple data structures and derefinement algorithms.
Reviewer: Q.Duan (Lafayette)

MSC:
65N50 Mesh generation, refinement, and adaptive methods for boundary value problems involving PDEs
65N30 Finite element, Rayleigh-Ritz and Galerkin methods for boundary value problems involving PDEs
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