October 25, 2008

As long as J is Lipschitz continuous and nonsingular at x and the initial guess is good enough, the convergence of this iteration is quadratic.

– from Numerical Analysis by Lloyd N. Trefethen

Is it just me? Or is that the funniest sentence you didn’t understand?

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2 Responses to “”

  1. Ed Anderson said

    Sounds fun. I don’t know what Lipschitz continuous is, but with a name like that it’s got to be fun math. Heck, I can’t imagine that being said in an undergrad glass without at least some snickers the first few times.

  2. dave in the west said

    lol… holy fuck. I’ll shit on “your” lips.

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