Year of Award: 1988
Award: Lester R. Ford
Publication Information: The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 94, 1987, pp. 329-341
Summary: This paper discusses the classical example of polynomial non-convergence at a level suitable for an undergraduate class in numerical analysis.
About the Author: (from The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 94 (1987)) James Epperson received his Ph.D. – on the numerical solution of the Stefan Problem – from Carnegie-Mellon University (1980), under George Fix.