Approximation of 1∕ by Exponentials for Wavelet Applications
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Submission date: 22. Feb. 2005 (revised version: June 2005)
published in: Computing, 76 (2006) 3-4, p. 359-366
DOI number (of the published article): 10.1007/s00607-005-0134-2
MSC-Numbers: 41A50, 65T60, 11L07
Keywords and phrases: approximation by exponentials, wavelets
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We discuss the approximation of by exponentials in order to apply it to the treatment of . In the case of a wavelet basis, one has in addition the vanishing moment property, which allows to add polynomials without increasing the computational effort. This leads to the question whether an approximation of by the sum of a polynomial and an exponential part yields an improvement. We show that indeed the approximation error is remarkably reduced. The improvement depends on the interval on which is approximated.