Re: Numerical integration over half-infinite intervals

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• Subject: [mg60282] Re: Numerical integration over half-infinite intervals
• From: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
• Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2005 06:46:34 -0400 (EDT)
• Organization: Uni Leipzig
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```Hi,

SequenceLimit[list] returns the approximation
given by Wynn's epsilon \
algorithm to the limit of a sequence whose first
few terms are given by list. \
Warning: Wynn's epsilon algorithm can give finite
results for divergent \
sequences.

Regards

Jens

"Alan" <info at optioncity.REMOVETHIS.net> schrieb im
Newsbeitrag news:dfrgt6\$fsg\$1 at smc.vnet.net...
|I do a lot of 1D NIntegrates over half-infinite
domains [0,Infinity).
| Sometimes you can simply put Infinity as an
upper
| bound and Mathematica will return an answer. In
that
| case, I don't have a problem.
|
| But, sometimes, this fails or takes too
| long, and I am forced to truncate the integral.
|
| Let's assume my integral converges, is not zero,
and my
| integrand is relatively smooth with a few
derivatives, at least.
| Suppose each finite truncated integral can be
successfully computed to
| the same fixed PrecisionGoal.
|
| Given that, my questions:
|
| Is it possible to extrapolate these truncated
results to a
| limit with a known precision? If so, how, and
how does that
| precision relate to the fixed PrecisionGoal
above?
|
| Thanks,
| alan
|
|

```

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