Volume 25, pp. 439-445, 2006.

On one question of Ed Saff

Boris Shekhtman


In relation to Fourier-Padé approximation, Ed Saff observed that Taylor and Lagrange interpolation projections satisfy the following property: $$ P(f)\cdot P(g)\in \Pi _{n}\Longrightarrow P(f\cdot g)=P(f)\cdot P(g). $$ We classify all projections that satisfy this property, thus answering a question of Saff. Some error formulas for approximation with the above-mentioned projections are also produced.

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Key words

ideal projection, Hermite interpolation, error formula

AMS subject classifications

41A05, 41A10, 41A45, 41A80

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