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Adaptive finite element methods for the Laplace eigenvalue problem

R. H. W. Hoppe, H. Wu and Z. Zhang
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Abstract

We consider an adaptive finite element method (AFEM) for the Laplace eigenvalue problem in bounded polygonal or polyhedral domains. We provide an a posteriori error analysis based on a residual type estimator which consists of element and face residuals. The a posteriori error analysis further involves an oscillation term. We prove a reduction in the energy norm of the discretization error and the oscillation term. Numerical results are given illustrating the performance of the AFEM.

Received: 2009-11-15
Revised: 2010-08-22
Published Online: 2010-12-20
Published in Print: 2010-December

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