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**Paper Count:**137

# Search results for: rational Chebyshev

##### 137 Rational Chebyshev Tau Method for Solving Natural Convection of Darcian Fluid About a Vertical Full Cone Embedded in Porous Media Whit a Prescribed Wall Temperature

**Authors:**
Kourosh Parand,
Zahra Delafkar,
Fatemeh Baharifard

**Abstract:**

The problem of natural convection about a cone embedded in a porous medium at local Rayleigh numbers based on the boundary layer approximation and the Darcy-s law have been studied before. Similarity solutions for a full cone with the prescribed wall temperature or surface heat flux boundary conditions which is the power function of distance from the vertex of the inverted cone give us a third-order nonlinear differential equation. In this paper, an approximate method for solving higher-order ordinary differential equations is proposed. The approach is based on a rational Chebyshev Tau (RCT) method. The operational matrices of the derivative and product of rational Chebyshev (RC) functions are presented. These matrices together with the Tau method are utilized to reduce the solution of the higher-order ordinary differential equations to the solution of a system of algebraic equations. We also present the comparison of this work with others and show that the present method is applicable.

**Keywords:**
Tau method,
semi-infinite,
nonlinear ODE,
rational Chebyshev,
porous media.

##### 136 Computable Function Representations Using Effective Chebyshev Polynomial

**Authors:**
Mohammed A. Abutheraa,
David Lester

**Abstract:**

We show that Chebyshev Polynomials are a practical representation of computable functions on the computable reals. The paper presents error estimates for common operations and demonstrates that Chebyshev Polynomial methods would be more efficient than Taylor Series methods for evaluation of transcendental functions.

**Keywords:**
Approximation Theory,
Chebyshev Polynomial,
Computable Functions,
Computable Real Arithmetic,
Integration,
Numerical Analysis.

##### 135 Generalized Chebyshev Collocation Method

**Authors:**
Junghan Kim,
Wonkyu Chung,
Sunyoung Bu,
Philsu Kim

**Abstract:**

In this paper, we introduce a generalized Chebyshev collocation method (GCCM) based on the generalized Chebyshev polynomials for solving stiff systems. For employing a technique of the embedded Runge-Kutta method used in explicit schemes, the property of the generalized Chebyshev polynomials is used, in which the nodes for the higher degree polynomial are overlapped with those for the lower degree polynomial. The constructed algorithm controls both the error and the time step size simultaneously and further the errors at each integration step are embedded in the algorithm itself, which provides the efficiency of the computational cost. For the assessment of the effectiveness, numerical results obtained by the proposed method and the Radau IIA are presented and compared.

**Keywords:**
Generalized Chebyshev Collocation method,
Generalized Chebyshev Polynomial,
Initial value problem.

##### 134 Design of Nonlinear Observer by Using Chebyshev Interpolation based on Formal Linearization

**Authors:**
Kazuo Komatsu,
Hitoshi Takata

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
nonlinear system,
nonlinear observer,
formal linearization,
Chebyshev interpolation.

##### 133 Numerical Inverse Laplace Transform Using Chebyshev Polynomial

**Authors:**
Vinod Mishra,
Dimple Rani

**Abstract:**

In this paper, numerical approximate Laplace transform inversion algorithm based on Chebyshev polynomial of second kind is developed using odd cosine series. The technique has been tested for three different functions to work efficiently. The illustrations show that the new developed numerical inverse Laplace transform is very much close to the classical analytic inverse Laplace transform.

**Keywords:**
Chebyshev polynomial,
Numerical inverse Laplace transform,
Odd cosine series.

##### 132 Multi-objective Optimization of Vehicle Passive Suspension with a Two-Terminal Mass Using Chebyshev Goal Programming

**Authors:**
Chuan Li,
Ming Liang,
Qibing Yu

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Vehicle,
passive suspension,
two-terminal mass,
optimization,
Chebyshev goal programming

##### 131 Best Coapproximation in Fuzzy Anti-n-Normed Spaces

**Authors:**
J. Kavikumar,
N. S. Manian,
M. B. K. Moorthy

**Abstract:**

The main purpose of this paper is to consider the new kind of approximation which is called as t-best coapproximation in fuzzy n-normed spaces. The set of all t-best coapproximation define the t-coproximinal, t-co-Chebyshev and F-best coapproximation and then prove several theorems pertaining to this sets.

**Keywords:**
Fuzzy-n-normed space,
best coapproximation,
co-proximinal,
co-Chebyshev,
F-best coapproximation,
orthogonality

##### 130 Arc Length of Rational Bezier Curves and Use for CAD Reparametrization

**Authors:**
Maharavo Randrianarivony

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Adaptivity,
Length,
Parametrization,
Rational Bezier

##### 129 The Conceptual and Procedural Knowledge of Rational Numbers in Primary School Teachers

**Authors:**
R. M. Kashim

**Abstract:**

The study investigates the conceptual and procedural knowledge of rational number in primary school teachers, specifically, the primary school teachers level of conceptual knowledge about rational number and the primary school teachers level of procedural knowledge about rational numbers. The study was carried out in Bauchi metropolis in Bauchi state of Nigeria. A Conceptual and Procedural Knowledge Test was used as the instrument for data collection, 54 mathematics teachers in Bauchi primary schools were involved in the study. The collections were analyzed using mean and standard deviation. The findings revealed that the primary school mathematics teachers in Bauchi metropolis posses a low level of conceptual knowledge of rational number and also possess a high level of Procedural knowledge of rational number. It is therefore recommended that to be effective, teachers teaching mathematics most posses a deep understanding of both conceptual and procedural knowledge. That way the most knowledgeable teachers in mathematics deliver highly effective rational number instructions. Teachers should not ignore the mathematical concept aspect of rational number teaching. This is because only the procedural aspect of Rational number is highlighted during instructions; this often leads to rote - learning of procedures without understanding the meanings. It is necessary for teachers to learn rational numbers teaching method that focus on both conceptual knowledge and procedural knowledge teaching.

**Keywords:**
Conceptual knowledge,
primary school teachers,
procedural knowledge,
rational numbers.

##### 128 A Note on the Numerical Solution of Singular Integral Equations of Cauchy Type

**Authors:**
M. Abdulkawi,
Z. K. Eshkuvatov,
N. M. A. Nik Long

**Abstract:**

This manuscript presents a method for the numerical solution of the Cauchy type singular integral equations of the first kind, over a finite segment which is bounded at the end points of the finite segment. The Chebyshev polynomials of the second kind with the corresponding weight function have been used to approximate the density function. The force function is approximated by using the Chebyshev polynomials of the first kind. It is shown that the numerical solution of characteristic singular integral equation is identical with the exact solution, when the force function is a cubic function. Moreover, it also shown that this numerical method gives exact solution for other singular integral equations with degenerate kernels.

**Keywords:**
Singular integral equations,
Cauchy kernel,
Chebyshev polynomials,
interpolation.

##### 127 The Number of Rational Points on Singular Curvesy 2 = x(x - a)2 over Finite Fields Fp

**Authors:**
Ahmet Tekcan

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Singular curve,
elliptic curve,
rational points.

##### 126 Best Proximity Point Theorems for MT-K and MT-C Rational Cyclic Contractions in Metric Spaces

**Authors:**
M. R. Yadav,
A. K. Sharma,
B. S. Thakur

**Abstract:**

The purpose of this paper is to present a best proximity point theorems through rational expression for a combination of contraction condition, Kannan and Chatterjea nonlinear cyclic contraction in what we call MT-K and MT-C rational cyclic contraction. Some best proximity point theorems for a mapping satisfy these conditions have been established in metric spaces. We also give some examples to support our work.

**Keywords:**
Cyclic contraction,
rational cyclic contraction,
best proximity point and complete metric space.

##### 125 Primary School Teachers’ Conceptual and Procedural Knowledge of Rational Number and Its Effects on Pupils’ Achievement in Rational Numbers

**Authors:**
R. M. Kashim

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Achievement,
conceptual knowledge,
procedural knowledge,
rational numbers.

##### 124 A Numerical Solution Based On Operational Matrix of Differentiation of Shifted Second Kind Chebyshev Wavelets for a Stefan Problem

**Authors:**
Rajeev,
N. K. Raigar

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Operational matrix of differentiation,
Similarity
transformation,
Shifted second kind Chebyshev wavelets,
Stefan
problem.

##### 123 The Number of Rational Points on Conics Cp,k : x2 − ky2 = 1 over Finite Fields Fp

**Authors:**
Ahmet Tekcan

**Abstract:**

Let p be a prime number, Fp be a finite field, and let k ∈ F*p. In this paper, we consider the number of rational points onconics Cp,k: x2 − ky2 = 1 over Fp. We proved that the order of Cp,k over Fp is p-1 if k is a quadratic residue mod p and is p + 1 if k is not a quadratic residue mod p. Later we derive some resultsconcerning the sums ΣC[x]p,k(Fp) and ΣC[y]p,k(Fp), the sum of x- and y-coordinates of all points (x, y) on Cp,k, respectively.

**Keywords:**
Elliptic curve,
conic,
rational points.

##### 122 The Number of Rational Points on Elliptic Curves and Circles over Finite Fields

**Authors:**
Betül Gezer,
Ahmet Tekcan,
Osman Bizim

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Elliptic curves over finite fields,
rational points on
elliptic curves and circles.

##### 121 Analysis of Statistical Data on Social Resources Dimension of Occupational Status Attainment: A Rational Choice Approach

**Authors:**
Oleg Demchenko

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Social resources,
status attainment,
rational choice,
weak ties,
work-related ties.

##### 120 Monotone Rational Trigonometric Interpolation

**Authors:**
Uzma Bashir,
Jamaludin Md. Ali

**Abstract:**

This study is concerned with the visualization of monotone data using a piecewise C1 rational trigonometric interpolating scheme. Four positive shape parameters are incorporated in the structure of rational trigonometric spline. Conditions on two of these parameters are derived to attain the monotonicity of monotone data and othertwo are leftfree. Figures are used widely to exhibit that the proposed scheme produces graphically smooth monotone curves.

**Keywords:**
Trigonometric splines,
Monotone data,
Shape preserving,
C1 monotone interpolant.

##### 119 Edge Detection in Low Contrast Images

**Authors:**
Koushlendra Kumar Singh,
Manish Kumar Bajpai,
Rajesh K. Pandey

**Abstract:**

The edges of low contrast images are not clearly distinguishable to human eye. It is difficult to find the edges and boundaries in it. The present work encompasses a new approach for low contrast images. The Chebyshev polynomial based fractional order filter has been used for filtering operation on an image. The preprocessing has been performed by this filter on the input image. Laplacian of Gaussian method has been applied on preprocessed image for edge detection. The algorithm has been tested on two test images.

**Keywords:**
Chebyshev polynomials,
Fractional order
differentiator,
Laplacian of Gaussian (LoG) method,
Low contrast
image.

##### 118 Rational Points on Elliptic Curves 2 3 3y = x + a inF , where p 5(mod 6) is Prime

**Authors:**
Gokhan Soydan,
Musa Demirci,
Nazli Yildiz Ikikardes,
Ismail Naci Cangul

**Abstract:**

In this work, we consider the rational points on elliptic curves over finite fields Fp where p ≡ 5 (mod 6). We obtain results on the number of points on an elliptic curve y2 ≡ x3 + a3(mod p), where p ≡ 5 (mod 6) is prime. We give some results concerning the sum of the abscissae of these points. A similar case where p ≡ 1 (mod 6) is considered in [5]. The main difference between two cases is that when p ≡ 5 (mod 6), all elements of Fp are cubic residues.

**Keywords:**
Elliptic curves over finite fields,
rational points.

##### 117 Numerical Solution of Riccati Differential Equations by Using Hybrid Functions and Tau Method

**Authors:**
Changqing Yang,
Jianhua Hou,
Beibo Qin

**Abstract:**

A numerical method for Riccati equation is presented in this work. The method is based on the replacement of unknown functions through a truncated series of hybrid of block-pulse functions and Chebyshev polynomials. The operational matrices of derivative and product of hybrid functions are presented. These matrices together with the tau method are then utilized to transform the differential equation into a system of algebraic equations. Corresponding numerical examples are presented to demonstrate the accuracy of the proposed method.

**Keywords:**
Hybrid functions,
Riccati differential equation,
Blockpulse,
Chebyshev polynomials,
Tau method,
operational matrix.

##### 116 Hybrid Function Method for Solving Nonlinear Fredholm Integral Equations of the Second Kind

**Authors:**
jianhua Hou,
Changqing Yang,
and Beibo Qin

**Abstract:**

A numerical method for solving nonlinear Fredholm integral equations of second kind is proposed. The Fredholm type equations which have many applications in mathematical physics are then considered. The method is based on hybrid function approximations. The properties of hybrid of block-pulse functions and Chebyshev polynomials are presented and are utilized to reduce the computation of nonlinear Fredholm integral equations to a system of nonlinear. Some numerical examples are selected to illustrate the effectiveness and simplicity of the method.

**Keywords:**
Hybrid functions,
Fredholm integral equation,
Blockpulse,
Chebyshev polynomials,
product operational matrix.

##### 115 Generating Arabic Fonts Using Rational Cubic Ball Functions

**Authors:**
Fakharuddin Ibrahim,
Jamaludin Md. Ali,
Ahmad Ramli

**Abstract:**

^{1}continuity. The conditions considered are known as the G

^{1}Hermite condition. A simple application of the proposed method is to generate an Arabic font satisfying the required continuity.

**Keywords:**
Continuity,
data interpolation,
Hermite condition,
rational Ball curve.

##### 114 A Comparison of Recent Methods for Solving a Model 1D Convection Diffusion Equation

**Authors:**
Ashvin Gopaul,
Jayrani Cheeneebash,
Kamleshsing Baurhoo

**Abstract:**

In this paper we study some numerical methods to solve a model one-dimensional convection–diffusion equation. The semi-discretisation of the space variable results into a system of ordinary differential equations and the solution of the latter involves the evaluation of a matrix exponent. Since the calculation of this term is computationally expensive, we study some methods based on Krylov subspace and on Restrictive Taylor series approximation respectively. We also consider the Chebyshev Pseudospectral collocation method to do the spatial discretisation and we present the numerical solution obtained by these methods.

**Keywords:**
Chebyshev Pseudospectral collocation method,
convection-diffusion equation,
restrictive Taylor approximation.

##### 113 The Number of Rational Points on Elliptic Curves y2 = x3 + b2 Over Finite Fields

**Authors:**
Betül Gezer,
Hacer Özden,
Ahmet Tekcan,
Osman Bizim

**Abstract:**

Let p be a prime number, Fpbe a finite field and let Qpdenote the set of quadratic residues in Fp. In the first section we givesome notations and preliminaries from elliptic curves. In the secondsection, we consider some properties of rational points on ellipticcurves Ep,b: y2= x3+ b2 over Fp, where b ∈ F*p. Recall that theorder of Ep,bover Fpis p + 1 if p ≡ 5(mod 6). We generalize thisresult to any field Fnp for an integer n≥ 2. Further we obtain someresults concerning the sum Σ[x]Ep,b(Fp) and Σ[y]Ep,b(Fp), thesum of x- and y- coordinates of all points (x, y) on Ep,b, and alsothe the sum Σ(x,0)Ep,b(Fp), the sum of points (x, 0) on Ep,b.

**Keywords:**
Elliptic curves over finite fields,
rational points on elliptic curves.

##### 112 System Overflow/Blocking Transients For Queues with Batch Arrivals Using a Family of Polynomials Resembling Chebyshev Polynomials

**Authors:**
Vitalice K. Oduol,
C. Ardil

**Abstract:**

The paper shows that in the analysis of a queuing system with fixed-size batch arrivals, there emerges a set of polynomials which are a generalization of Chebyshev polynomials of the second kind. The paper uses these polynomials in assessing the transient behaviour of the overflow (equivalently call blocking) probability in the system. A key figure to note is the proportion of the overflow (or blocking) probability resident in the transient component, which is shown in the results to be more significant at the beginning of the transient and naturally decays to zero in the limit of large t. The results also show that the significance of transients is more pronounced in cases of lighter loads, but lasts longer for heavier loads.

**Keywords:**
batch arrivals,
blocking probability,
generalizedChebyshev polynomials,
overflow probability,
queue transientanalysis

##### 111 Rigid Registration of Reduced Dimension Images using 1D Binary Projections

**Authors:**
Panos D. Kotsas,
Tony Dodd

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
binary projections,
image registration,
reduceddimension images.

##### 110 The Diophantine Equation y2 − 2yx − 3 = 0 and Corresponding Curves over Fp

**Authors:**
Ahmet Tekcan,
Arzu Özkoç,
Hatice Alkan

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Diophantine equation,
Pell equation,
quadratic form.

##### 109 The Number of Rational Points on Elliptic Curves y2 = x3 + a3 on Finite Fields

**Authors:**
Musa Demirci,
Nazlı Yıldız İkikardeş,
Gökhan Soydan,
İsmail Naci Cangül

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Elliptic curves over finite fields,
rational points,
quadratic residue.

##### 108 The Elliptic Curves y2 = x3 - t2x over Fp

**Authors:**
Ahmet Tekcan

**Abstract:**

Let p be a prime number, Fp be a finite field and t ∈ F*p= Fp- {0}. In this paper we obtain some properties of ellipticcurves Ep,t: y2= y2= x3- t2x over Fp. In the first sectionwe give some notations and preliminaries from elliptic curves. In the second section we consider the rational points (x, y) on Ep,t. Wegive a formula for the number of rational points on Ep,t over Fnp for an integer n ≥ 1. We also give some formulas for the sum of x?andy?coordinates of the points (x, y) on Ep,t. In the third section weconsider the rank of Et: y2= x3- t2x and its 2-isogenous curve Et over Q. We proved that the rank of Etand Etis 2 over Q. In the last section we obtain some formulas for the sums Σt∈F?panp,t for an integer n ≥ 1, where ap,t denote the trace of Frobenius.

**Keywords:**
Elliptic curves over finite fields,
rational points onelliptic curves,
rank,
trace of Frobenius.