Recovery type a posteriori error estimates in finite element methods

  • Zhimin Zhang
  • Ningning Yan
Invited Article


This is a survey article on finite elementa posteriori error estimates with an emphasize on gradient recovery type error estimators. As an example, the error estimator based on the ZZ patch recovery technique will be discussed in some detail.

AMS Mathematics Subject Classification

65N30 65N15 

Key words and phrases

Finite element method a posteriori error estimate ZZ gradient patch recovery residual estimator 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsWayne State UniversityDetroitUSA
  2. 2.Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingP.R. China

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