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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 161-171

Some insights into the regularization of III-posed problems

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Zielona Góra, ul. prof. z.Szafrana 2, Zielona Góra PL 65-016, Poland

Received 20 July 1998

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In this paper a simple introduction to the problem of the regularization of ill-posed problems (IPP) is presented. We describe three regularization methods with simple examples which illustrate the principle that for “bad” equations it is unprofitable to carry out exact computations.