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Title: A posteriori error estimation and adaptivity in hp virtual elements

Abstract

An explicit and computable error estimator for the hp version of the virtual element method (VEM), together with lower and upper bounds with respect to the exact energy error, is presented. Such error estimator is employed to provide, following the approach of Melenk and Wohlmuth (Adv Comput Math 15(1–4):311–331, 2001), hp adaptive mesh refinements for very general polygonal meshes. In addition, a novel VEM hp Clément quasi-interpolant, instrumental for the a posteriori error analysis, is introduced. The performances of the adaptive method are validated by a number of numerical experiments.

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [3]
  1. Univ. degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Milan (Italy)
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  3. Univ. of Vienna, Vienna (Austria)
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Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program
OSTI Identifier:
1542818
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-18-23445
Journal ID: ISSN 0029-599X
Grant/Contract Number:  
89233218CNA000001
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Numerische Mathematik
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Numerische Mathematik; Journal ID: ISSN 0029-599X
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; Mathematics

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Beirão da Veiga, Lourenco, Manzini, Gianmarco, and Mascotto, Lorenzo. A posteriori error estimation and adaptivity in hp virtual elements. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1007/s00211-019-01054-6.
Beirão da Veiga, Lourenco, Manzini, Gianmarco, & Mascotto, Lorenzo. A posteriori error estimation and adaptivity in hp virtual elements. United States. doi:10.1007/s00211-019-01054-6.
Beirão da Veiga, Lourenco, Manzini, Gianmarco, and Mascotto, Lorenzo. Sat . "A posteriori error estimation and adaptivity in hp virtual elements". United States. doi:10.1007/s00211-019-01054-6. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1542818.
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author = {Beirão da Veiga, Lourenco and Manzini, Gianmarco and Mascotto, Lorenzo},
abstractNote = {An explicit and computable error estimator for the hp version of the virtual element method (VEM), together with lower and upper bounds with respect to the exact energy error, is presented. Such error estimator is employed to provide, following the approach of Melenk and Wohlmuth (Adv Comput Math 15(1–4):311–331, 2001), hp adaptive mesh refinements for very general polygonal meshes. In addition, a novel VEM hp Clément quasi-interpolant, instrumental for the a posteriori error analysis, is introduced. The performances of the adaptive method are validated by a number of numerical experiments.},
doi = {10.1007/s00211-019-01054-6},
journal = {Numerische Mathematik},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {6}
}

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