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Jenkins-Traub Method

A complicated Polynomial Root-finding algorithm which is used in the IMSL ${}^{\scriptstyle\circledRsymbol}$ (IMSL, Houston, TX) library and which Press et al. (1992) describe as ``practically a standard in black-box Polynomial Root-finders.''


IMSL, Inc. IMSL Math/Library User's Manual. Houston, TX: IMSL, Inc.

Press, W. H.; Flannery, B. P.; Teukolsky, S. A.; and Vetterling, W. T. Numerical Recipes in FORTRAN: The Art of Scientific Computing, 2nd ed. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, p. 369, 1992.

Ralston, A. and Rabinowitz, P. §8.9-8.13 in A First Course in Numerical Analysis, 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1978.

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