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revised Numerically calculate the second “left hand” derivative
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accepted Numerically calculate the second “left hand” derivative
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comment Numerically calculate the second “left hand” derivative
After having tested Hagen von Eitzen's approach, I realized that your approach can also be seen as a linear extrapolation of two former second derivatives (which are quite accurate as it seams). This makes it clear to me why the error can be so large given a large change in the second derivative and a big gap between the measurements (i.e. large $h$).
Jan
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comment Numerically calculate the second “left hand” derivative
@HagenvonEitzen: Your proposal leads to the same result as gammatester's
Jan
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revised Numerically calculate the second “left hand” derivative
Edit another way which leads to an already known solution
Jan
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comment Numerically calculate the second “left hand” derivative
@HagenvonEitzen: If I get you right, you suggest calculating $f''(x-h)$ and $f''(x-2h)$ using a central difference and extrapolate these values to $f''(x)$?
Jan
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comment Numerically calculate the second “left hand” derivative
Thanks for the formula. See my updated question.
Jan
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revised Numerically calculate the second “left hand” derivative
Added comparison of approaches so far
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asked Numerically calculate the second “left hand” derivative
Nov
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comment Plotting an integral of a function in Octave
How would you rewrite the function g? g = @(x) (quadcc( 0:0.1:x, f(0:0.1:x))); doesn't work. The plot results in an error ` plt2vv: vector lengths must match`.
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asked Plotting an integral of a function in Octave
Nov
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revised How to solve an overdetermined system of point mappings via rotation and translation
added link, fixed typo
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Oct
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comment How to solve an overdetermined system of point mappings via rotation and translation
I mixed up two different things: transformation error and error induced due to the "erroneous" transformation.
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accepted How to solve an overdetermined system of point mappings via rotation and translation
Oct
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answered How to solve an overdetermined system of point mappings via rotation and translation
Oct
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comment How to solve an overdetermined system of point mappings via rotation and translation
Thanks for correcting the Mathjax. I didn't see the result in my edit since our virus scanner blocked the mathJax script ;-). I hope it'll improve in future posts...
Oct
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comment How to solve an overdetermined system of point mappings via rotation and translation
Since you use the trace I assume I have to use the Frobenius norm to follow your steps. Since I'd like to measure the transformation error for a given set of points according to the 2-norm, will this work?
Oct
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