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Perturbation Methods

Perturbation theory comprises mathematical methods that are used to find an approximate solution to a problem that cannot be solved exactly, by starting from the exact solution of a related problem.

Perturbation Methods at Rensselaer

Researchers study regular and singular perturbation theory to systematically construct an approximation of the solution of a problem that is otherwise intractable.

Current Projects

Researchers are currently working on:

  • Regular perturbation theory.
  • Singular perturbation theory.
  • Computational methods for singularly perturbed problems.

Faculty Researchers

Isom Herron
Mark Holmes
Ashwani Kapila
Gregor Kovacic

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