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International Journal of Differential Equations
Volume 2015, Article ID 346036, 7 pages
Research Article

Implementation of TAGE Method Using Seikkala Derivatives Applied to Two-Point Fuzzy Boundary Value Problems

1Department of Mathematics, Centre for Defence Foundation Studies, National Defence University of Malaysia, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2Faculty of Science & Natural Resources, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Received 21 January 2015; Revised 15 April 2015; Accepted 19 April 2015

Academic Editor: Bashir Ahmad

Copyright © 2015 A. A. Dahalan and J. Sulaiman. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Iterative methods particularly the Two-Parameter Alternating Group Explicit (TAGE) methods are used to solve system of linear equations generated from the discretization of two-point fuzzy boundary value problems (FBVPs). The formulation and implementation of the TAGE method are also presented. Then numerical experiments are carried out onto two example problems to verify the effectiveness of the method. The results show that TAGE method is superior compared to GS method in the aspect of number of iterations, execution time, and Hausdorff distance.