This Mathematica Notebook explores the effect of noise in data when performing numerical analysis. The numerical derivative of a set of data is always less smooth than the data itself because any noise is magnified by the derivative. Ways to improve the analysis are also illustrated.
%0 Computer Program %A Gass, Richard %D January 1, 2008 %T The trouble with numerical derivatives %8 January 1, 2008 %U https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8665&DocID=1072
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