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A Note on a Recent Paper by J. S. Respondek

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In this note, we give comments on a very recent paper by J. S. Respondek [1]. In [1], the author claims that an algorithm in [2] contains a severe error. We show that the algorithm in [2] can be implemented properly without causing any errors by using vectors (one-dimensional arrays) rather than using 2-dimensional arrays. To enable users and programmers of the algorithm to carry out the computations using all existing subscripts and superscripts in the algorithm, we give a correction in the first line of the algorithm. A Maple implementation for the algorithm, as it is in [2], is given as an example for symbolic programming.

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M. El-Mikkawy, "A Note on a Recent Paper by J. S. Respondek," Applied Mathematics, Vol. 3 No. 6, 2012, pp. 509-510. doi: 10.4236/am.2012.36076.

References

[1] J. S. Respondek, “Comments on ‘Inversion of a Generalized Vandermonde Matrix’ by M. E. A. El-Mikkawy,” International Journal of Computer Mathematics, Vol. 88, No. 1, 2011, pp. 3565-3568. doi:10.1080/00207160.2011.603413
[2] M. E. A. El-Mikkawy, “Inversion of a Generalized Vandermonde Matrix by M. E. A. El-Mikkawy,” International Journal of Computer Mathematics, Vol. 80, 2003, pp. 759-765. doi:10.1080/0020716021000059133

  
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