truncation error


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truncation error

[trəŋ′kā·shən ‚er·ər]
(engineering)
The error resulting from the analysis of a partial set of data in place of a complete or infinite set.
(mathematics)
The computation error resulting from use of only a finite number of terms of an infinite series.
The error resulting from the approximation of a derivative or differential by a finite difference.
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Caption: Figure 5: The truncation error against past horizon h.
For clarity, below we list the whole set of FD stencils comprised into this approximation vector along with the associated local truncation errors
In a separate paper, we will derive an analytical expression for the local truncation error function of the standardized LFE3D-27 formula.
The use of complete Ewald sphere and the fact that FIAFTA does not transform the measured data in the first step helps in reducing the truncation error [31] and avoids ripples in the far-field pattern.
However, even in the case of Hankel-band-limited functions, the number of degrees of freedom and the truncation error bounds have not thus far been computed.
A method of evaluating the truncation error coefficients for geoidal heights, Bulletin Geod 110: 413-425.
When Molodensky (1960) introduced the idea of modification of Stokes' formula, the truncation error was the dominating error source.
h), we see that a large size step h will induce a large truncation error and a small size step h will induce a large roundoff error.
As well, the truncation error is lowest for that model (the double-log) with the lowest t-statistic on the price variable and the worst overall fit to the data.
This multiplication generally requires redetermination of the entire set of Huffman codes, due tot he truncation error in multiplying the counts by a factor less than 1.
Specifically, as Broadridge publicly disclosed earlier today, when Broadridge reported voting results for "withholds", a truncation error occurred in reporting share numbers that exceeded eight digits.