Improved Ostrowski-Like Methods Based on Cubic Curve Interpolation
Janak Raj Sharma, Rangan Kumar Guha, Rajni Sharma
DOI: 10.4236/am.2011.27109   PDF    HTML     5,054 Downloads   9,606 Views   Citations


In this paper, we derive two higher order multipoint methods for solving nonlinear equations. The methodology is based on Ostrowski’s method and further developed by using cubic interpolation process. The adaptation of this strategy increases the order of Ostrowski’s method from four to eight and its efficiency index from 1.587 to 1.682. The methods are compared with closest competitors in a series of numerical examples. Moreover, theoretical order of convergence is verified on the examples.

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Sharma, J. , Guha, R. and Sharma, R. (2011) Improved Ostrowski-Like Methods Based on Cubic Curve Interpolation. Applied Mathematics, 2, 816-823. doi: 10.4236/am.2011.27109.

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