Dynamical analysis to explain the numerical anomalies in the family of Ermakov-Kalitlin type methods

    Alicia Cordero Affiliation
    ; Juan R. Torregrosa Affiliation
    ; Pura Vindel Affiliation


In this paper, we study the dynamics of an iterative method based on the Ermakov-Kalitkin class of iterative schemes for solving nonlinear equations. As it was proven in ”A new family of iterative methods widening areas of convergence, Appl. Math. Comput.”, this family has the property of getting good estimations of the solution when Newton’s method fails. Moreover, the set of converging starting points for several non-polynomial test functions was plotted and they showed to be wider in the case of proposed methods than in Newton’s case, for small values of the parameter. Now, we make a complex dynamical analysis of this parametric class in order to justify the stability properties of this family.

Keyword : nonlinear problems, iterative methods, complex dynamics, dynamical and parameter planes, critical points

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Cordero, A., Torregrosa, J. R., & Vindel, P. (2019). Dynamical analysis to explain the numerical anomalies in the family of Ermakov-Kalitlin type methods. Mathematical Modelling and Analysis, 24(3), 335-350.
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